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Donald Trump signs ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions bill

bill US president grudgingly approves new sanctions in a move Russia says amounts to a full-scale trade war. Trump said that – while he favours ‘tough measures’ to punish aggressive behaviour by Russia – ‘this legislation is significantly flawed’ [AFP] US President Donald Trump has grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russia, a move Moscow says amounted…
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Congress rejects corruption charge against Michel Temer

Brazil’s lower house of congress voted on Wednesday to reject a corruption charge against President Michel Temer for allegedly taking bribes, saving him from facing a possible Supreme Court trial that could have ousted him from office. At least 172 of the 513 members of the lower Chamber of Deputies had voted by late Wednesday…
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Rashan Charles ‘did not swallow a controlled substance’

Rashan Charles, young black man who died after struggle with police in London, did not swallow illicit drug, says IPCC. Rashan Charles died on July 22 after he was chased by a police officer [gofundme.com] A young black father who died after being apprehended by police in an east London shop did not swallow a…
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Trump backs drastic changes to legal immigration

Draft legislation seeks to give English-speakers priority for US residency and to halve the number of legal immigrants. Trump hailed what he called ‘the most significant reform to our immigration system in half a century’ [Carlos Barria/Reuters] US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threw his weight behind efforts to give English-speakers priority for US residency cards and…
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Cambodia jails Tammy Davis-Charles in surrogacy case

Woman imprisoned for 18 months after making hundreds of thousands of dollars from illegal surrogacy services. Australian Tammy Davis-Charles told the court she had ‘lost everything’ since her arrest [Heng Sinith/AP] A Cambodian court has sentenced an Australian woman to 18 months in prison for providing commercial surrogacy services in the impoverished country. Cambodia banned the…
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Father of robotics team member killed in Herat attack

Fatemah Qaderyan, who shot to fame by leading team travelling to United States, grieving after devastating loss. Fatemah Qaderyan’s father was killed in the Herat mosque attack claimed by the ISIL [Al Jazeera] The father of one of the Afghan girls who caught the world’s attention when trying to attend a robotics contest in the…
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At-Tauhid reading continued.

Click here for previous session Important issues of the Chapter 1) Wisdom of Allah in creating jinn and mankind. 2) Worship is Tauhid, as, in this issue there had always been dispute (between the Prophets and the polytheists). 3) Those who have not fulfilled the requirements of Tauhid are such as they have not worshipped…
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Put your phone down and touch peopl’s lives

We live in a time of advancement; pioneers in science and technology are making huge strides that will greatly impact our lives and the lives of the generations to come. Everything is either automated or in the process of being automated, hinting at a future in which robots could take over the world. Artificial Intelligence…
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Misgoded reading continued

Click here for previous session   UNDERSTANDING AND APPROACHING GOD We are all bound to the throne of the Supreme Being by a flexible chain that restrains without enslaving us. The most wonderful aspect of the universal scheme of things is the action of free beings under divine guidance. —Joseph de Maistre, Considerations on France   While monotheistic faiths share a fundamental belief in one God, their understanding of His attributes differs greatly. Many of these differences, like individual strands of a spider web, may appear separate and divergent when viewed too closely.   However, these individual threads knit together a larger design, the full significance of which is…
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EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANS ATTACKING ISLAM

Part of an email advising somebody who was being run down by evangelical Christians attacking Islam: These people actively look for people who are all jittery when it comes to their emotional polemics against the Faith. They can sense who lacks confidence and self-esteem especially in person (body language) and even on the net with…
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