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Bella Hadid apologises for 'offensive' photo

  • insult: In certain cultures, it is considered the ultimate insult to display the sole of footwear to someone, as it implies the person is lower than the dirt on the sole.
  • model: US model Bella Hadid has apologised after posting a photo on social media that spawned a backlash from people in the Arab world.
  • further: She posted a further apology in a later tweet adding that she had made " an honest mistake ".
  • hate: She said: " I would never want my posts or platform to be used for hate against anyone especially those of my own beautiful and powerful heritage.
  • model: The 22-year-old model posted apologies in English and Arabic on her social media accounts.

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds

  • lawmaker: Some lawmakers worry impeachment will benefit the president, energizing Trump's supporters and solidifying his campaign, much the way the proceedings against Bill Clinton ended up costing Republicans in 1998.
  • worry: Some lawmakers worry impeachment will benefit the president, energizing Trump's supporters and solidifying his campaign, much the way the proceedings against Bill Clinton ended up costing Republicans in 1998.
  • warn: Others warn that failing to impeach Trump risks deflating Democratic voters they need to turn out in 2020.
  • risk: Others warn that failing to impeach Trump risks deflating Democratic voters they need to turn out in 2020.
  • liberal: We got to get rid of him,' " said Rep. John Yarmuth, D-K y., the chairman of the Budget Committee, who represents Kentucky's liberal stronghold in Louisville and supports impeachment.

Morsi: from Egypt election triumph to death as inmate

  • topple: Cairo (AFP)- Mohamed Morsi, who died Monday aged 67, was Egypt's first democratically elected president but spent just one turbulent year in office after the 2011 uprising before the army toppled him.
  • major: The Islamist's overthrow was followed by a brutal crackdown that killed hundreds of supporters of his Muslim Brotherhood movement and dealt a major blow to political Islam.
  • sentence: Morsi was sentenced to death in May 2015 for his role in jailbreaks during the uprising that ousted his predecessor, longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
  • oust: Morsi was sentenced to death in May 2015 for his role in jailbreaks during the uprising that ousted his predecessor, longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
  • predecessor: Morsi was sentenced to death in May 2015 for his role in jailbreaks during the uprising that ousted his predecessor, longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

Amazon’s best-selling Windows 10 laptop is $50 off today

  • massive: This excellent Acer laptop is the best-selling model on Amazon, and it features a 15.6-inch Full HD display, an 8th-generation Intel Core i3 processor, 6GB of RAM, a massive 1TB hard drive, and even an 8x DVD drive.
  • model: This excellent Acer laptop is the best-selling model on Amazon, and it features a 15.6-inch Full HD display, an 8th-generation Intel Core i3 processor, 6GB of RAM, a massive 1TB hard drive, and even an 8x DVD drive.
  • excellent: This excellent Acer laptop is the best-selling model on Amazon, and it features a 15.6-inch Full HD display, an 8th-generation Intel Core i3 processor, 6GB of RAM, a massive 1TB hard drive, and even an 8x DVD drive.

Qatar to distribute new Gaza aid funds: official

  • rare: Qatar, a rare Hamas ally in the Middle East, has been providing millions in monthly aid to Gaza since November.
  • rocket: Despite the informal agreement, the two sides nearly returned to war in early May as Hamas and its allies fired hundreds of rockets at Israel during a two-day flareup.
  • international: Around 80 percent of Palestinians in impoverished Gaza are reliant on international aid, according to the United Nations.
  • frustration: Musbah and around 200 other people erupted with frustration when they were told in the afternoon to return the next day.

Insider claims Apple will launch 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch 5G iPhone models next year

  • launch: Insider claims Apple will launch 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch 5G iPhone models next year.
  • model: Insider claims Apple will launch 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch 5G iPhone models next year.
  • research: In a research note shared with AnTuTu ( via MacRumors), TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo revealed new details about the prospective 2020 smartphone lineup from Apple.
  • release: According to Kuo, Apple will once again release three iPhone models in 2020, but will make significant changes to the designs of the high-end models.
  • model: According to Kuo, Apple will once again release three iPhone models in 2020, but will make significant changes to the designs of the high-end models.

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands

  • protest: Japan's Foreign Ministry said it lodged a protest with Beijing after a Chinese maritime research ship was seen dropping a wire-like object into the water off the northwestern coast of Japanese-controlled Senkaku islands on Sunday.
  • research: Japan's Foreign Ministry said it lodged a protest with Beijing after a Chinese maritime research ship was seen dropping a wire-like object into the water off the northwestern coast of Japanese-controlled Senkaku islands on Sunday.
  • island: Japan's Foreign Ministry said it lodged a protest with Beijing after a Chinese maritime research ship was seen dropping a wire-like object into the water off the northwestern coast of Japanese-controlled Senkaku islands on Sunday.
  • ministry: The ministry said it urged China to immediately stop the survey.
  • urge: The ministry said it urged China to immediately stop the survey.

Did the Markets Break Jerome Powell? We’re About to Find Out

  • threaten: While President Donald Trump tabled threatened tariffs on Mexico, a potentially drawn-out trade war with China looms large.
  • taunt: So here we are, with markets brazenly taunting the Fed.
  • prefer: I believe that deep down, Powell would strongly prefer to keep interest rates where they are and only begin easing when he and other officials observe clear and persistent signs of weakness.
  • reiterate: Then, Powell will reiterate in his press conference that the Fed stands ready to act as appropriate.
  • option: In doing so, he preserves the option to lower interest rates as soon as July or September, without making any sort of explicit commitment.

Belgian dad pleas for help to find son missing in Australia

  • plea: Belgian dad pleas for help to find son missing in Australia.
  • involve: His father Laurent Hayez flew from Belgium to Australia last week to take part in the search, which now involves homicide detectives.
  • kilometer: We understand the politics about confidentiality and respect that," Hayez told reporters at Tweed Heads police station, 60 kilometers ( 35 miles) north of Bryon Bay.
  • investigator: It is vital that investigators get access to Theo's WhatsApp account without delay.
  • information: WhatsApp cannot access encrypted conversations, but end-to-end encrypted platforms have limited information about users that they collect in order to provide their service.

Guatemala ex-first lady faces battle for presidency after first round win

  • program: She has pledged to send troops into the streets to fight drug gangs, and use welfare programs to tackle poverty.
  • legacy: The prospect of losing aid has caused alarm in Guatemala, where the legacy of its bloody 1960-1996 civil war still casts a long shadow over the country's checkered development.
  • troops: She has pledged to send troops into the streets to fight drug gangs, and use welfare programs to tackle poverty.
  • exclusion: Prosecutors accused Aldana of corruption, leading to her exclusion last month.
  • forge: Torres said on Monday she would work to forge alliances to win the runoff, which is due to be held on Aug. 11.

Damaged tankers reach safe waters after Gulf attacks

  • vehement: US President Donald Trump has said the operation had Iran " written all over it "-- rejecting Tehran's vehement denial-- and Washington's key Gulf ally Saudi Arabia has also lashed out against Tehran.
  • unprecedented: Abe had been on an unprecedented visit to the Iranian capital in a bid to defuse tensions between Washington and the Islamic republic when the attacks took place.
  • warn: Russia on Sunday warned against making " baseless accusations" over the attacks.
  • undermine: Such incidents can undermine the foundations of the world economy," said Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov.
  • warn: Iran, which is struggling with crippling US sanctions, has repeatedly warned in the past that it could block the strait in a relatively low-tech, high-impact countermeasure to any attack by the United States.

The Latest: Pompeo stresses diplomacy in Gulf crisis

  • stress: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is stressing diplomacy in responding to suspected attacks on oil tankers near a Middle East shipping route and says American officials are reaching out to their foreign counterparts.
  • intelligence: Pompeo tells " Fox News Sunday" that intelligence officials have" lots of data, lots of evidenc e" tying Iran to alleged attacks on two oil tankers traveling near the Strait of Hormuz, a transit route for Arab oil shipments to Asia.
  • shipment: Pompeo tells " Fox News Sunday" that intelligence officials have" lots of data, lots of evidenc e" tying Iran to alleged attacks on two oil tankers traveling near the Strait of Hormuz, a transit route for Arab oil shipments to Asia.
  • rebel: Egypt is strongly condemning two drone attacks by Yemeni rebels, known as Houthis, that targeted airports in southwestern Saudi Arabia.
  • rebel: Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of arming the Houthi rebels, which Tehran denies.

Democrats Struggling With Black Voters Target South Carolina

  • unique: Booker, a New Jersey senator and the only African American among the four, sought to distinguish himself by citing his tenure as mayor of Newark and his personal story growing up in a black family, which he said gave him unique insights when it comes to the concerns of black voters.
  • issue: All four highlighted issues such as bridging the racial wealth gap, creating opportunity and emphasizing the legacy of slavery that are important to black voters in South Carolina and nationally.
  • opportunity: All four highlighted issues such as bridging the racial wealth gap, creating opportunity and emphasizing the legacy of slavery that are important to black voters in South Carolina and nationally.
  • legacy: All four highlighted issues such as bridging the racial wealth gap, creating opportunity and emphasizing the legacy of slavery that are important to black voters in South Carolina and nationally.
  • tenure: Booker, a New Jersey senator and the only African American among the four, sought to distinguish himself by citing his tenure as mayor of Newark and his personal story growing up in a black family, which he said gave him unique insights when it comes to the concerns of black voters.

Tires blow on United jet during Newark airport landing, no injuries

  • injure: NEW YORK (Reuters)- Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 passengers on board, officials said.
  • passenger: NEW YORK (Reuters)- Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 passengers on board, officials said.
  • veer: Preliminary indications are that tires blew out on the left main landing gear of the Boeing 757 as it was landing and the aircraft veered to the left side of the pavement, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.
  • passenger: United Airlines said no passengers needed to be taken to the hospital and that those with minor injuries refused medical attention.
  • minor: United Airlines said no passengers needed to be taken to the hospital and that those with minor injuries refused medical attention.

Hong Kong govt to 'pause' divisive extradition bill: reports

  • unprecedented: Hong Kong's embattled government looks set to press pause on a deeply unpopular extradition bill that has provoked unprecedented clashes between police and protesters, multiple local media outlets reported Saturday.
  • map: The SCMP said Lam held an emergency meeting on Friday night with her advisers while Chinese officials were also meeting in the nearby city of Shenzhen to map a way out of the impasse.
  • violence: If the government caves in to violence and external influences, in the long run that would also make Hong Kong ungovernable," pro-Beijing lawmaker Regina Ip told reporters.

Trump says he'd 'of course' tell FBI if he gets foreign dirt

  • undermine: Special counsel Robert Mueller painstakingly documented Russian efforts to boost Trump's campaign and undermine that of his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.
  • witness: McGahn was a crucial witness for Mueller, spending hours with investigators and offering detailed statements about episodes central to the special counsel's investigation into possible obstruction of justice.
  • contemporaneous: Though Trump tried to cast doubt on McG ahn's credibility, it is clear from the Mueller report that investigators took seriously his statements, which in many instances were accompanied by contemporaneous notes, and relied on his account to paint a portrait of the president's conduct.

US says video shows Iran removing mine from stricken tanker

  • naphtha: The Front Altair, loaded with naphtha from the United Arab Emirates, radioed for help as its cargo of flammable chemicals caught fire.
  • port: Four other oil tankers off the nearby Emirati port city of Fujairah suffered similar attacks in recent weeks, and Iranian-allied rebels from Yemen have struck U.S. ally Saudi Arabia with drones and missiles.
  • warn: Trump also warned Iran not to close off the strait, saying if it does so, it won't be shut for long.
  • strait: Trump also warned Iran not to close off the strait, saying if it does so, it won't be shut for long.
  • load: The Front Altair, loaded with naphtha from the United Arab Emirates, radioed for help as its cargo of flammable chemicals caught fire.

First-ever Lexus space jet idea has specs you've never heard of, until now

  • vehicle: On Wednesday, the Japanese luxury vehicle maker gave the universe a preview of the brand's design intentions for the distant future, releasing renderings of its first-ever space jet idea which makes an appearance in Sony's new " Men in Black: International" movie.
  • universe: On Wednesday, the Japanese luxury vehicle maker gave the universe a preview of the brand's design intentions for the distant future, releasing renderings of its first-ever space jet idea which makes an appearance in Sony's new " Men in Black: International" movie.
  • upgrade: The spaceship comes equipped with " Space Shield" technologies and an available force field upgrade.

Police face mounting brutality claims after Hong Kong clashes

  • motto: Their motto has been " A sia's Finest " since colonial times, but videos of Hong Kong police beating unarmed protesters have fuelled public anger and sparked accusations of brutality.
  • wholly: The Hong Kong Bar Association slammed the " deployment of wholly unnecessary force against largely unarmed protesters who did not appear to pose any immediate threat to the police or the public at large.
  • unnecessary: The Hong Kong Bar Association slammed the " deployment of wholly unnecessary force against largely unarmed protesters who did not appear to pose any immediate threat to the police or the public at large.
  • baton: In one Apple Daily clip filmed at Wednesday's protests, a young woman who falls to the floor while running away is hit by at least four riot police with batons, while one brings his plastic riot shield crashing down on her.
  • plastic: In one Apple Daily clip filmed at Wednesday's protests, a young woman who falls to the floor while running away is hit by at least four riot police with batons, while one brings his plastic riot shield crashing down on her.

Trump says considering 2,000 new troops for Poland

  • rotate: Around 5,000 US troops currently rotate in and out of Poland.
  • permanence: I don't talk about permanence or not permanence," Trump said.
  • permanence: I don't talk about permanence or not permanence," Trump said.
  • erratic: What amounts to a diplomatic-military chess game in the long-contested lands between Russia and western Europe is further complicated by Trump's erratic foreign policy.

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria drop Haris Belkebla 'to maintain discipline'

  • omission: His omission follows video footage of Belkebla appearing on social media exposing his backside on a live stream of an online game.
  • issue: The Brest midfielder issued an emotional apology, saying he was " broken-hearted".
  • mistake: I do not seek to make excuses for myself because I made a mistake and I am paying the price immediately with my exclusion from the national team.
  • legitimate: I am broken-hearted but it is a legitimate punishment by Algerian football governing bodies.
  • express: Belkebla has been replaced in the squad by Montpellier's France-born Andy Delort, who expressed his desire to play for Algeria in April.

Police Fire Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets at Hong Kong ‘Riot Situation’

  • urge: Bloomberg)-- Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urged a return to order at the close of a day that saw police use tear gas to stop protesters from storming the legislative chamber where lawmakers intended to take up a bill allowing extraditions to China.
  • urge: Police urged people to stay away from the Admiralty area where the clashes occurred.
  • urge: Opposition leaders celebrated the postponement of the legislative meeting, during which the bill was scheduled to be read, and urged people to keep demonstrating.
  • vehicle: A number of passing vehicles got struck on the road as protesters put up their barriers.

Father's Day 2019: Paganism, roses and how the campaign to celebrate dads was won

  • paternal: While Clayton was responsible for the first recognition of fatherhood and the paternal bond, her work didn't directly encourage the creation of Father's Day.
  • pagan: Some pagans suggest that Father's Day is closely linked to the Pagan Sun worship, because the sun is thought to be the father of the universe and the celebration of dads falls closely to the summer solstice.
  • solstice: Some pagans suggest that Father's Day is closely linked to the Pagan Sun worship, because the sun is thought to be the father of the universe and the celebration of dads falls closely to the summer solstice.
  • paternal: From cutesy cards, socks and ties to luxurious watches and fantastic car experiences, Britons present their paternal figures with an array of unique gifts on Father's Day.
  • universe: Some pagans suggest that Father's Day is closely linked to the Pagan Sun worship, because the sun is thought to be the father of the universe and the celebration of dads falls closely to the summer solstice.

Sudan's Deadly Crackdown Evokes Arab Spring Bloodshed

  • autocrat: In the Middle East, it has often begun the same way: a popular swell of street protests against long-entrenched autocrats and demonstrators inspired by burgeoning aspirations for democracy and freedom.
  • burgeon: In the Middle East, it has often begun the same way: a popular swell of street protests against long-entrenched autocrats and demonstrators inspired by burgeoning aspirations for democracy and freedom.
  • safeguard: Its ruthless, harsh force helps prop up the leader and his family, or safeguard the military's own longevity after a leader falls.
  • longevity: Its ruthless, harsh force helps prop up the leader and his family, or safeguard the military's own longevity after a leader falls.
  • rocket: The country had long been wracked by widespread repression, high unemployment, rocketing inflation and endemic corruption under the rule of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.

Syria war: Why does the battle for Idlib matter?

  • liquidate: Russia also declared that Syria's government had every right to " liquidate the terrorist threat on its territor y ".
  • liberate: Image copyright AFP Image caption The Syrian and Russian foreign ministers say the government has a right to " liberate" Idlib.
  • adjoin: Adjoining areas controlled by Turkish-backed rebels around Afrin and Jarablus are already overwhelmed by displaced people.
  • troops: In August 2018, the government declared that its priority was to " liberate" Idlib and troops prepared for an all-out assa ult.
  • violation: Image copyright AFP Image caption Syria's government has said it is responding to violations of last year's truce agreement.

Top North Korean official reappears days after purge report

  • ardent: A report by Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency named Kim Yong Chol among the attendees of the event, which it said " impressively represented the ideological and mental features of KPA officers ' wives, who make every moment of their life honorable with ardent yearning for the leader.
  • surrender: Negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang have been at a standstill since February, when the second summit between Trump and Kim broke down over what the United States described as excessive North Korean demands for sanctions relief in exchange for only a partial surrender of its nuclear capabilities.
  • stringent: South Korea's government and media have a mixed record on tracking developments among North Korea's ruling elite, made difficult by Pyongyang's stringent control of information about them.
  • belligerent: The report came at a delicate time for diplomacy as North Korea in past weeks has tested short-range missiles and issued belligerent rhetoric toward American and South Korean officials.
  • atone: North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops.

Trump family to get red-carpet royal treatment on UK visit

  • magnificent: For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's unflappable monarch, the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, his family and his armored entourage on Monday means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace.
  • incompetence: He has also buddied up to former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a May critic who hopes to follow her into power, and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage who accuses May of incompetence and betrayal.
  • solemn: Officials on both sides of the Atlantic say the long-delayed state visit will celebrate the vaunted " special relationship" between Britain and the U.S. It was timed to coincide with solemn ceremonies in Britain on Wednesday and in France on Thursday marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
  • debut: That July visit also marked the debut of the " Trump baby balloon," an inflatable piece of conceptual art that depicts the president as a baby wearing diapers.
  • balloon: That July visit also marked the debut of the " Trump baby balloon," an inflatable piece of conceptual art that depicts the president as a baby wearing diapers.