• UP remains top PH university despite slip in 2019 QS World Rankings
UP remains top PH university despite slip in 2019 QS World Rankings

While UM has been ranked favorably by the QS rankings in recent years, it is no stranger to being listed among the top public universities in the country. Ajman University has been a pioneer in higher education since it was founded in 1988 and with 22 accredited programs offered across 9 academic colleges, the institution is one of the region's mos...

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  • Family axe killer Henri van Breda given three life sentences
Family axe killer Henri van Breda given three life sentences

He was also sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for attempting to murder his sister and 12 months imprisonment for obstructing the course of justice. A South African court has sentenced former Perth student Henri van Breda to three life sentences for murdering three family members with an axe in South Africa.

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  • Jordan's king appoints economist to form new government, calls for tax dialogue
Jordan's king appoints economist to form new government, calls for tax dialogue

Often seen as a unifying figure in Jordan, the king said the new cabinet must review the entire tax system and immediately start a dialogue over the tax law, which the government sent to parliament last month. While Jordan has remained relatively stable during recent periods of turmoil in the Middle East, the country's debt has reached $ 40 billion...

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  • Trump praises EPA chief Pruitt under fire for ethics, spending
Trump praises EPA chief Pruitt under fire for ethics, spending

Trump told him Wednesday during a briefing on the coming hurricane season. EPA spokeswoman Kelsi Daniell provided the Post with a statement in response to the newspaper's story that said, "Administrator Pruitt follows the same security protocol whether he's in his personal or official capacity".

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  • Israel foils Palestinian attack on PM Netanyahu, others
Israel foils Palestinian attack on PM Netanyahu, others

The Shin Bet revealed on Tuesday that a terror cell conspiring to assassinate senior Israeli officials was arrested . A terrorist operative from Syria was at least partly behind the cell, according to Ynet. The terror group has been responsible for several infamous terror attacks in Israel in the 1970s and 1980s. According to Israel's Shin Bet...

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  • Surprise Reunion: Trooper Pulls Over Cop Who Delivered Him 27 Years Ago
Surprise Reunion: Trooper Pulls Over Cop Who Delivered Him 27 Years Ago

Patterson's mother, Karen, had gone into labor while shopping and was barely able to make it home, according to the New Jersey State Police. "My name is Michael Patterson, sir", he told him. Patterson is from Poe Place, for Bailly, that name rang a bell. And then he said I had to deliver a baby when I was young on the job on that street in Piscat...

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  • Canada-U.S. trade dispute a 'family quarrel': Kudlow
Canada-U.S. trade dispute a 'family quarrel': Kudlow

Smith went on. "If the USA pulls out of the agreement"-as President Donald Trump has threatened to do-"Mexico will have to be ready to diversify, to find new markets". When Trudeau won power, the bedrock of his foreign policy was to return Canada to its traditional multilateral leanings - support for institutions such as the United Nations, NATO,...

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  • Italy's turmoil shows euro is not crisis-proof - Bundesbank
Italy's turmoil shows euro is not crisis-proof - Bundesbank

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte addressed the Senate, flanked by the leaders of two formerly fringe parties that shoved aside mainstream groups at an election in March to form a coalition with little-known law expert Conte as its head. The result of the mandatory vote Wednesday among lawmakers in the Chamber of Deputies on Premier Giuseppe Conte's ...

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  • No formal meeting between Trump and UK's May at G7: United Kingdom official
No formal meeting between Trump and UK's May at G7: United Kingdom official

Chrystia Freeland told reporters Wednesday that the prime minister and US president have a "truly warm, personal relationship", despite reports Donald Trump invoked the War of 1812 during a recent call . Trudeau told NBC: "The idea that we are somehow a national security threat to the United States is, quite frankly, insulting and unacceptab...

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  • Melania Trump's spokeswoman distances first lady from Giuliani comments on Daniels affair
Melania Trump's spokeswoman distances first lady from Giuliani comments on Daniels affair

Of course, this is now one of several lawsuits that Stormy AKA Stephanie Clifford and her very media friendly Avenatti have going against Team Trump. Clifford also claims, according to NBC News, that Trump was aware of the communication between Cohen and Davidson for his advantage. After Davidson agreed Daniels would do no interviews, Cohen res...

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  • Jamie Maclaren finally World Cup bound as Aussies name their squad
Jamie Maclaren finally World Cup bound as Aussies name their squad

James Troisi , Fran Karacic , Nikita Rukavytsya and Josh Brillante have been informed that their services won't be needed at the world's biggest tournament, meaning that Tim Cahill will head to an incredible fourth World Cup and teen sensation Daniel Arzani will also be on the plane.

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  • House Speaker Paul Ryan defends Federal Bureau of Investigation work in 2016 election probe
House Speaker Paul Ryan defends Federal Bureau of Investigation work in 2016 election probe

However, Zeldin, who neither sits on the Intelligence Committee nor was briefed last month, disagreed. "But obviously the answer is he shouldn't, and no one is above the law", said Ryan, a leading member of Trump's Republican Party. "What is the point of saying that there was a spy in the campaign when there was none?" "It's like, 'Let's crea...

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  • Henri van Breda gets three life sentences for family axe murders
Henri van Breda gets three life sentences for family axe murders

A young South African man convicted of slaying his wealthy parents and brother and maiming his sister in a frenzied axe attack was handed three life sentences on Thursday. "The violence was excessive and gratuitous". He received an additional 12-month sentence for obstructing the court of justice. The van Breda family lived in Australia for s...

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  • Severed Rattlesnake Head Bites Texas Man
Severed Rattlesnake Head Bites Texas Man

The man decapitated it with a shovel and later bent down to get the snake when the severed head bit him - twice. As Mr. Sutcliffe's vision began to blur and he began having seizures, he was quickly airlifted to a hospital where he was given the massive antivenom doses.

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  • Immigrants Death Toll in Tunisia Coasts Rise to 112
Immigrants Death Toll in Tunisia Coasts Rise to 112

Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, react as they leave a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of their family members, in Sfax, Tunisia June 4, 2018. Tunisia's inside minister has fired 10 safety officers amid an investigation into the sinking of a ship carrying migrants making an attempt to succeed in Europe...

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  • Evidence shows coalition attacks on Syria's Raqqa broke law - Amnesty
Evidence shows coalition attacks on Syria's Raqqa broke law - Amnesty

Veale described civilian deaths as a result of US and allied airstrikes as "extremely unfortunate" and "a bad, awful part of this war" against the Islamic State. The statement asserted that "the Coalition sees any non-combatant death or injury as a tragedy" - and forcefully responded to numerous Amnesty report's principal allegations, point by po...

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  • Landmark Supreme Court ruling on abortion in Northern Ireland due today
Landmark Supreme Court ruling on abortion in Northern Ireland due today

As a result, the justices said the Supreme Court "has no jurisdiction " in the proceedings to strike down the law. "The commission had argued the law criminalizes vulnerable women and girls and subjects them to inhumane and degrading treatment in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights", NPR's Debbie Elliott reports .

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  • Trump questions 'numerous delays' in release of report on Clinton probe
Trump questions 'numerous delays' in release of report on Clinton probe

Lawmakers on Tuesday are scheduled to interview the first of three current and former FBI officials set to appear before the House Judiciary and Oversight committees this month as part of their ongoing review of how the Department of Justice handled the Clinton and Russian Federation investigations, according to congressional aides.

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  • Man in custody after armored personnel vehicle driven into downtown Richmond
Man in custody after armored personnel vehicle driven into downtown Richmond

Facebook Police chase a stolen armored personnel carrier in Virginia, which witnesses have described as a " tank ". The vehicle has been returned to Fort Pickett with no significant damage, officials said . A man was arrested after police chased a stolen tank through Richmond, Va . The name of the suspect has not been revealed yet, alt...

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  • Israel refused South Korea's request to publicly back Trump-Kim summit
Israel refused South Korea's request to publicly back Trump-Kim summit

South Korea's foreign ministry said Thursday it was holding three-way discussions on the issue, without providing further details. The North had previously blasted National Security Adviser John Bolton and Vice President Mike Pence for suggesting the country follow the "Libya model" of disarmament.

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  • US Evacuates 2 More Diplomats Over Odd Noises at Consulate in China
US Evacuates 2 More Diplomats Over Odd Noises at Consulate in China

Early tests showed that the American worker in China had similar medical results to someone who has experienced a mild traumatic brain injury or concussion. Lenzi said he began hearing unusual sounds in April 2017, comparing them to rolling marbles with static. The US has set up a task force to oversee the response to the mystery ailments among d...

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  • Imran Khan's ex-wife threatens to file defamation suit against Reham Khan
Imran Khan's ex-wife threatens to file defamation suit against Reham Khan

Reham's autobiography triggered a controversy last week, when actor Hamza Ali Abbasi claimed he had read the manuscript and accused her of working at the behest of the PML-N to malign several PTI leaders and activists ahead of the general election to be held on July 25.

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  • Trump hosts first iftar
Trump hosts first iftar

President Donald Trump will host an iftar dinner on Wednesday to celebrate the month of Ramadan, a White House official told Politico . Leading Muslim groups in Washington who attended the event under previous administrations said Trump's continued targeting of Islam and its followers made engagement with his administration a futile, if not im...

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  • Calls grow for expulsion of disputed US envoy
Calls grow for expulsion of disputed US envoy

The issue would be looked at again on Wednesday when Grenell is due to make his first official call at the ministry, the spokesman said. Now, Grenell is being criticized over an interview with hard right news site Breitbart , in which he said he wants to "empower" conservatives in Europe .

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  • United States calls on OAS members to suspend Venezuela
United States calls on OAS members to suspend Venezuela

A draft text, which should be voted on Tuesday, declared support for the people of Nicaragua and for all parties to engage "constructively in peaceful negotiations to strengthen democratic institutions and hold free, fair and timely elections".

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