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Qatar's Blockade to be removed - A prerequisite for ending Gulf diplomatic crisis

The four countries are Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain . — Agree to all the demands within 10 days of it being submitted to Qatar, or the list becomes invalid. Qatar supported the calls for change resulting from the 2011 Arab Spring protests that led to upheaval in Egypt , Syria and other Middle East nations, and the network intensively covered those protests.

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Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%

The United Nations considers all settlements to be illegal and has raised alarm that the construction on land earmarked for a future Palestinian state will kill off the two-state solution to end the Middle East conflict. More than 600,000 Israeli settlers now live in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem , alongside some 2.9 million Palestinians, which critics say makes a two-state agreement highly unlikely.

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Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

Michael Gretler homered with one away in the top of the eighth, putting the Beavers (56-6) on the board and ending the day for Gilbert. They first played Holy Cross who they demolished 8-2 and then moved on to play Yale who seemed to not even show up to the game as they were run over by the Beavers in an 11-0 game.

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UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands

Qatar said early Saturday it has received a list of demands by the four countries to end their blockade on the Gulf country. A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Saturday that if Qatar did not accept an ultimatum issued by Arab states which imposed a boycott this month on the tiny Gulf Arab nation, "the alternative is not escalation but parting ways".

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Spot Showers, More Comfortable Air Arrives

A cold front and upper level disturbance will move into Kansas on Thursday and Friday bringing better chances of showers and storms to the region. We'll keep the chance for some showers and storms in the forecast for this evening. Highs will be in the low 80s across the the mid to upper 80s in areas to the south.

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West Nile virus control program kicking into gear for season

While the Zika Virus continues to generate interest across the country and around the world, no Zika-carrying mosquitoes have been found in our area. The department's physician director, Michael Kilkenny, says West Nile can cause fever, headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting diarrhea or body rash.

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Brooklyn infant who was beaten by her dad on Father's Day dies

On Sunday, Nylah had been left in the care of her father, Shaquan Taylor, 19, who admitted to police he was the only one with her at the Coney Island apartment on West 32nd Street, near Surf Avenue, according to a criminal complaint. According to the grandmother, Nylah Lewis was still on life support, and the brain damage will likely be irreversible if she survives. Taylor often ranted about the girl's mother.

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Hopes low for missing landslide victims

A huge landslide crashed down on the village of Xinmo, in mountainous Sichuan province, as dawn broke on Saturday. The landslide blocked a two-kilometre (1.24 miles) stretch of a nearby river, according to Xinhua . "Just after we changed the diaper for the baby, we heard a big bang outside and the light went out", said Qiao. Rescue worker Wu Youheng, who lives in a neighbouring village, said they weren't able to pull anyone out alive.

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Mehbooba greets people on Eid ul Fitr

The chief minister said that the joy of Eid should also be shared with those whose near and dear ones have made eternal sacrifices for maintaining peace in the country. "Muslims in the United States joined those around the world during the holy month of Ramadan to focus on acts of faith and charity", they said. Eid al-Fitr, also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world.

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Disabled Protesters Stage 'Die-In' over Senate Health Care Bill Rollout

Four Republicans in the U.S. Senate say they won't vote for the health care overhaul package unveiled by Senate leaders Thursday, including Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson. Some protesters with physical disabilities were dragged away, and witnesses claimed that one officer even dropped a protester in a wheelchair. Those arrested as part of the demonstration have been charged with crowding, obstructing, or incommoding.

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Easterseals Statement on the Senate Republican Release of Health Care Reform Legislation

Many were yelling, "no cuts to Medicaid ", as the police attempted to herd them out of the Senate office building. Jordan Uhl, editor of The Opposition, tweeted: "Capitol Police arresting protesters who rely on wheelchairs". He said he helps his son Anthony get out of bed every morning and is afraid that changes to Medicaid "would possibly mean putting him in a nursing home".

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Justices side with government in property rights case

In a petition filed in August 2015, the Murrs asked the U.S. Supreme Court to address whether the " parcel as a whole " concept from its landmark 1978 decision in Penn Central Transportation Co. This pattern repeated itself across the country. Journalist David Daley talks with Bob about how the special elections aren't simply about the candidates, but about how district lines are drawn-and why the media and politicians tend to miss that.

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DHEC offering free tests for National HIV Testing Day

Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is encouraging South Carolinians to get tested for HIV and other STDs. The rapid test takes approximately 15 minutes and requires a slight finger prick. According to the CDC and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, one in eight Americans who are infected with HIV do not know it. National HIV Testing Day promotes HIV testing and early diagnosis.

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Five GOP senators now oppose health bill-enough to sink it

On Friday, moderate senator Dean Heller of Nevada announced his own opposition, arguing that the bill cuts too much from Medicaid . Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, who said on NBC's Meet the Press , "I would like to delay the thing". In the Sunday interview, Trump said, "I want to see a bill with heart". Menendez said the Senate's bill to repeal Obamacare could ultimately slash $30 billion in Medicaid funding in New Jersey, where more than a half-million people enrolled under ...

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Malan leads England assault, Paterson excels at the death

JJ smuts was brilliant at the top but it was once again AB de Villiers , who played breathtaking strokes in his 20-ball 46. He perished from the very next ball, however, lofting the same bowler to Eoin Morgan to depart for 46 and leave South Africa on 127-5.

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Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title

Playing in his 140th career final, Federer saved the only break point he faced and converted four of his eight opportunities to clinch his 92nd career title in 53 minutes. The 35-year-old Swiss first reached the Halle final in 2003, beating German Nicolas Kiefer for the crown. 'He's a very nice lad. "Everything has been geared toward that for the past 12 months and I'm happy with how I feel at the moment", Federer concluded.

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Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

More than 800,000 people have been forced to flee their homes since tens of thousands of Iraqi forces on October 17 launched a massive operation to wrest back the country's second city from IS. The incident came as Iraqi security forces, backed by the anti-IS worldwide coalition, were simultaneously conducting a major offensive to dislodge IS militants from their major stronghold in Mosul , northern Iraq.

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Olin Takes 6th in Javelin at USA Track & Field Championships

He set the Georgia Tech record for the 800m at the ACC Indoor Championships with a time of 1:47.32. The 2017 USATF Outdoor Championship , which helps determine advancement to the IAAF World Championships in London, continues a tradition of national track meets in Sacramento.

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Demands of Saudi an attack to Qatar's sovereignty: Erdogan

He says "we see an attack against a state's sovereignty rights". The Hurriyet daily said Erdogan received medical attention after "briefly feeling unwell" during morning prayers at the Mimar Sinan mosque in Istanbul. "The demands aim to achieve regional countries' stability, stand firmly against foreign interference and stop support for terrorist organizations", it said.

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Focus on Family gets Pence pep talk

But Pence has gone further than vice presidents past in courting evangelicals while in office. Pence also told the group that President Donald Trump is an "unwavering ally" of abortion opponents. "Under this administration, the USA will continue to work diligently with our allies across the region and China and the wider world to bring increasing economic and diplomatic pressure to bear on North Korea and we will continue to do so until North Korea abandons its ballistic and nuclear ...

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US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates Despite Lower Inflation

The rate, which can fluctuate a bit daily, usually settles somewhere in the middle. Before the market open , the People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.7852 per dollar, the strongest since November 9. Ms Yellen said she's not sure how far the committee will want to reduce the holdings over the long run, but she said they would be levels "appreciably below" those seen in recent years though larger than before the financial crisis.

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Proteas fightback floors England

Roy was furious after becoming the first T20 batsman to be given out for obstructing the field when TV umpire Tim Robinson judged he deliberately got in the way of Andile Phehlukwayo's throw at the wicket. But Morgan insisted England had only themselves to blame, saying: "We didn't deserve to win because we didn't capitalise on the start we had". Tom Curran was impressive with his three wicket haul on debut and we could very well see Craig Overton making his mark on Sunday.

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Turkey rejects call to shut military base in Qatar

Qatar has 10 days to accept the demands, it said. He claimed the demands were proof that sanctions against Qatar were "nothing to do with combating terrorism" and were more about limiting its sovereignty and outsourcing its foreign policy.

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Saudi King chooses his son for the throne

There had always been speculations that MbS's rise to power under his father's reign might also accelerate his ascension to the throne. Frederic Wehrey, of the Middle East Program at Washington's Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said "a lot of signaling" from Washington - including a more activist regional foreign policy - influenced the appointment of Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince.

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Aspen Dental opened their doors for free dental care for veterans

Veterans in Waterloo, Cedar Rapids and Coralville also received free services. "It makes me feel great and I know everyone else here feels the same way and my colleagues across the country that are participating". Aspen Dental employees in the Heartland were part of the Aspen Dental's Healthy Mouth Movement which includes locations in Marion, IL and Paducah, KY.

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'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office

One such protester was Phillip Corona, who said he traveled from Wisconsin to make his fears known to lawmakers in the case that Medicaid is slashed. Forcibly removing people from their wheelchairs. One of the protesters who was arrested, Mike Oxford, told CNN that the police acted professionally and used accessible paddy wagons with wheelchair lifts to transport the protesters with mobility disabilities.

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Georgia 6th loss isn't the death knell for Democrats

Last month's congressional race in Montana, meanwhile, featured a cowboy poet whose colorful past weighed down his campaign. The daughter and sister of former Baltimore mayors, she rose quickly through Democratic ranks in the 1980s as California party chairman, then finance chair for the party's Senate campaign committee.

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Pres. Trump Congratulates Republicans for Special Election Wins

Kathleen Rice of NY, led a meeting of anti-Pelosi House Democrats . "We know how to run against a Nancy Pelosi-run party". Even in the minority, the votes she commands are often needed to pass spending bills or other must-pass legislation that House conservatives disdain, and GOP speakers have had to come to her repeatedly hat in hand.

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Perez Blames Democratic Loss in Georgia's Special Election on Gerrymandering

Even with the loud calls for new leadership, CBS News made a decision to omit them from their reporting Wednesday evening. "My decision about how long I stay is not up to them", Pelosi, who is 77, told reporters. Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise.

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India, Portugal agree to further strengthen bilateral relations

Initial signs were positive, with the leaders exchanging warm words on Twitter . The Indian leader will attempt to advance discussions on buying 100 armed Predator drones made by California-based General Atomics, and getting US help with India's plans for a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, according to Indian defense ministry sources.

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British tennis star tests positive for cocaine

On Saturday sources suggested that he has partial defence ready for the forthcoming hearing - the date of which has yet to be confirmed - and still hopes that he can limit the ban to the 12 months that Richard Gasquet served after a similar positive test in 2009.

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Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

It would phase out Obamacare's expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor more gradually, waiting until after the 2020 presidential election, but would enact deeper cuts starting in 2025. Three of them said they anxious it does not go far enough in repealing the ACA, known as Obamacare. A majority of GOP senators told the publication that they're not sure where they stand while four, including Sen.

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Charlie Sheen's Ex Sues For HIV Exposure!

According to the new lawsuit, the plaintiff - identified just as Jane Doe - met Sheen in September 2015, and they quickly began a sexual relationship. Doe claims Sheen instructed her to take the pills in the bag and that she would be fine. She claims that Sheen blamed her for her exposure and said that he was "noble" for having told her about his HIV status at all.

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Arab And Islamic Leaders Condemn Terror Plot Targeting Makkah's Grand Mosque

Quoting security operatives, Al Arabiya , Saudi-owned news website, said the operation was planned by three extremist groups, two based in Mecca and the third in Jedah. He emphasized that the UAE backs and stands in full solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the leadership of King Salman. It also lauded the outstanding efforts of the security men in thwarting the cowardly plot.

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Casey heads to Pennsylvania to hammer Senate health bill

In a tweet, the former secretary of state wrote , "Forget death panels". The House bill would "save taxpayers money" - if they were already rich. A majority of GOP senators told the publication that they're not sure where they stand while four, including Sen. - Eliminates most of the Obamacare tax increases.