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Officials find van where 6 family members drowned in Harvey floodwaters

Officials find van where 6 family members drowned in Harvey floodwaters

Their relatives returned to the scene of the tragedy on Wednesday as floodwaters subsided and alerted police that the van was now visible, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said. He approached a water...

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Pyongyang Papa! Kim Jong-un Welcomes Third Child

Pyongyang Papa! Kim Jong-un Welcomes Third Child

The "gender of their new child is unknown", it reports . Hwasong-12 is an intermediate-range ballistic missile developed by North Korea . It is believed that the other two children of Kim Jong ...

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Jim Mattis: Transgender troops to continue serving pending study

So Mattis' clarification that "current policy with respect to now serving members will remain in place" is in line with Trump's order. When Mattis was asked whether "we're out of diplomatic soluti...

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EU Urges Britain to 'Speed Up' Brexit Process Demanding Exit Fee

EU Urges Britain to 'Speed Up' Brexit Process Demanding Exit Fee

Mrs May insisted she remained prepared to walk away from the talks without a deal if what was on offer from Brussels proved unacceptable. The EU's chief negotiator on Britain's exit from the bloc i...

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IS Evacuation Deal Sparks Iraqi Outrage

IS Evacuation Deal Sparks Iraqi Outrage

He also said the coalition would help ensure they "can never enter Iraq". US officials said the airstrikes to disrupt the fleeing militants were meant to send a strong signal that the deal, while ...

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Chidambaram, Mamata slam Centre over demonetisation after RBI report

Chidambaram, Mamata slam Centre over demonetisation after RBI report

Reissue Rs 1000 denomination bank note it had discontinued past year during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetization move. Barring Rs 100 notes, the detection of counterfeit notes increased...

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Toddler among the dead in Indian monsoon

Toddler among the dead in Indian monsoon

After seeing such terrible conditions in Mumbai , the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi tweeted and said that he has spoken to the Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis and assured all possible suppor...

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Trump abused authority by pardoning Arizona sheriff

Trump abused authority by pardoning Arizona sheriff

Donald Trump still hasn't provided a legal justification for the pardon of Joe Arpaio . "Sheriff Joe is a patriot". The sheriff also dedicated resources to investigating whether Barack Obama was...

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Trump insists Mexico will pay for the wall, plans to renegotiate NAFTA

Trump insists Mexico will pay for the wall, plans to renegotiate NAFTA

Trump has also continued to insist that as a result of the high rate of crime in Mexico , they would be responsible for setting up the border wall. Mexico and Canada are being "very difficult" in...

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Tearful Houston police chief confirms officer's death in Harvey flooding

Tearful Houston police chief confirms officer's death in Harvey flooding

A veteran police officer drowned in Houston on Sunday after he got trapped in high waters while he was on his way to work. The Houston Chronicle , the first organization to report on Perez's death,...

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Israel accuses Iran of building missiles in Syria and Lebanon

Israel accuses Iran of building missiles in Syria and Lebanon

Guterres said . "It's been proven that it doesn't help peace". The visit comes amidst tensions between Israel and the UN. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , Israel Ambassador to the UN Danny Da...

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Merkel reaffirms European Union pledge for Turkey

Merkel reaffirms European Union pledge for Turkey

With less than a month left before the September 24 election, it was her comments on the issues driving her election campaign that resonated most. The CDU and its Bavaria sister party Christian Soci...

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Fitbit Ionic smart watch to launch new mobile payments service

Fitbit Ionic smart watch to launch new mobile payments service

Everyone knows that no matter how cool the tech is, no one will wear it if it doesn't look fashionable. The fitness tracker wars seem to be heating up again. However, the fitness-tracking goodies ar...

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North Korea fires three missiles, U.S. says they all failed

North Korea fires three missiles, U.S. says they all failed

The U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement that two of the North's missiles failed in flight after an unspecified distance, and another appeared to have blown up immediately. The message from the ...

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Nurse convicted of killing two patients may have killed more

Nurse convicted of killing two patients may have killed more

At least 84 of the convicted killer's former patients were found to have died after suffering from injections of five different forms of medication, Johan Kuehme, chief of police in Oldenburg, told re...

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NWS issues excessive heat warning as heat wave ramps up

NWS issues excessive heat warning as heat wave ramps up

An excessive heat warning has been issued by the National Weather Service until 10 p.m. on Wednesday night. In Ramona , the high will hit 107 on Monday, 108 on Tuesday, and 106 on Wednesday. "I...

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ACLU Suing Trump Over Transgender Military Ban

ACLU Suing Trump Over Transgender Military Ban

In its lawsuit , HRC alleged that Trump's ban is "dripping with animus" and in clear violation of the equal protection and due process provisions of the Fifth Amendment and the First Amendment's guar...

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North Korea Fires Off Salvo Of Ballistic Missiles

North Korea Fires Off Salvo Of Ballistic Missiles

North Korea have carried out dozens of missile launches and nuclear tests despite continued sanctions by the United Nations, which were put in place after Pyongyang's first nuclear test in 2006. Kn...

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Trump Says US May Not Be Able to Renegotiate NAFTA

Trump Says US May Not Be Able to Renegotiate NAFTA

In another development - in May - President Trump launched a 90-day countdown to renegotiating NAFTA. "Personally, I don't think we can make a deal ..." Both Mexican and Canadian officials also th...

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Korea fires three missiles into East Sea

Korea fires three missiles into East Sea

The launches were the North's first rocket tests since two intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, were fired last month. "The second missile launch... And then two more were fired within the n...

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Mexico offers to help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas

Mexico offers to help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas

President Donald Trump said on Monday he hoped a government shutdown would not be necessary over his demand that the U.S. Congress fund his proposed wall along the southern border with Mexico. Mex...

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Cashed-up CBS could shake up Australian television

Cashed-up CBS could shake up Australian television

CBS has supplied much of Ten's content in recent years and already owns half of the network's digital channel. CBS chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves said that his company had had a close relationshi...

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Broad appeal of Labour's new stance on Brexit

Broad appeal of Labour's new stance on Brexit

He says that should avoid a "cliff edge" situation for the British economy. "That means we would seek to remain in a customs union with the EU and within the single market during this period", Starmer...

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Cuomo deploys emergency personnel to help with hurricane recovery

Cuomo deploys emergency personnel to help with hurricane recovery

As people in Texas continue to feel the impact of Hurricane Harvey, some volunteers in our region have already been deployed to assist with the aftermath. Over a dozen Red Cross volunteers from CT arr...

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Sharad Yadav's anti-party activity will cost him RS membership: KC Tyagi

Sharad Yadav's anti-party activity will cost him RS membership: KC Tyagi

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi who was not at the rally issued a statement in which he accused BJP of using money and muscle to form a government even in those states where it had not got a...

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Sindhu settles for Silver in World Badminton Championship 2017

Sindhu settles for Silver in World Badminton Championship 2017

But Okuhara, who won the bronze at the Rio Olympics last August, saw through Saina's game plan and wore her out in the second and third games. The Japanese grabbed the match point again when Sindhu ...

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Turkey condemns attacks in Myanmar's Rakhine state

Turkey condemns attacks in Myanmar's Rakhine state

On Saturday, the government directed the local administration to employ its best efforts to restrict the entry of fresh Rohingyas into the country saying not a single person will be allowed in the nam...

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Dog Carrying Bag of Food Is Hurricane Harvey Champ

Dog Carrying Bag of Food Is Hurricane Harvey Champ

It was not until Saturday morning that the Texas grandpa realized the bag of dog food was also missing from his porch. A dog in Sinton, Texas put emergency plans in motion after Harvey arrived on ...

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'Fidayeen' attack on District Police Lines Pulwama

'Fidayeen' attack on District Police Lines Pulwama

No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The militants attacked the district police lines in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours of saturday morning. Sandhu ...

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Tropical Storm Watches issued in anticipation of Tropical Storm Irma

Tropical Storm Watches issued in anticipation of Tropical Storm Irma

When that happens, the system will be given the name "Irma". This separate system has the potential to impact Eastern NC as it tracks along or off the coastline sometime between late Monday and ...

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'We Are Not Afraid': Mass Anti-Terror Rally Hits Barcelona

'We Are Not Afraid': Mass Anti-Terror Rally Hits Barcelona

Fourteen of the now 16 deaths were caused by the attack in Barcelona , which occurred when a man plowed a van into crowds on the famous Las Ramblas boulevard, also injuring 120 people. The Spanish au...

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Lebanese army announces cease-fire with Daesh on border

Lebanese army announces cease-fire with Daesh on border

The Syrian army declared on Sunday its approval to allow Islamic State (IS) militants to withdraw from the western Qalamoun region toward the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, following their surrende...

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Sebastian Gorka resigns from White House

Sebastian Gorka resigns from White House

Gorka was aligned with a once-ascendant nationalist arm of the Trump administration , occupied most prominently by Bannon and senior policy adviser Stephen Miller. "The fake news industrial complex i...

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Kushner says freezing construction in West Bank will harm Netanyahu

Kushner says freezing construction in West Bank will harm Netanyahu

According to Al-Hayat, the delegation led by Kushner expressed openness to the two-state solution while refusing to divide the borders of these countries within the 1967 borders, a determination which...

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A Government Shutdown Is A Stupid Strategy For Political Gain

A Government Shutdown Is A Stupid Strategy For Political Gain

In that context it makes sense. "All of which means that Republicans in Congress need to think of themselves as governing with an independent President-if they don't already". However, Dadian said...

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White House slams Corker for criticizing Trump

White House slams Corker for criticizing Trump

He repeated this over and over at his campaign rallies. Later, when a reporter noted that Trump has stopped saying Mexico would fund the wall, Sanders responded: "He hasn't said they're not, eit...

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Man shot after attacking soldiers in Belgium

Man shot after attacking soldiers in Belgium

Two soldiers were lightly wounded. Police said it was too early to say whether the incident was terrorism-related. Police searched his home in Bruges overnight as the investigation into his moti...

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Bihar floods: Sushil Modi slams Lalu, says not to politicise situation

Bihar floods: Sushil Modi slams Lalu, says not to politicise situation

He said, "Bihar has worst flood but Nitish Ji's NDA PM gave only 500 Cr However in 2008 UPA gave 1100 Crore. The Centre and the state government have been jointly working to overcome the hard situatio...

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Saudi-led Coalition Killed 42 Civilians in Yemen in Past Week

Saudi-led Coalition Killed 42 Civilians in Yemen in Past Week

Witnesses said that there had been no warnings prior to any of these attacks. According to witnesses speaking with Reuters , the warplanes were from the Saudi Arabian coalition, which recieves fina...

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Winning Powerball tickets sold in Hampton, Williamsburg

Winning Powerball tickets sold in Hampton, Williamsburg

Her inspiration for the final digit - the Powerball - came from her penchant for playing the number four number every Friday in a Keno game with her mother, stepfather and a friend. Maine Lottery i...

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How Hurricane Harvey Is Impacting Carnival Cruisers

How Hurricane Harvey Is Impacting Carnival Cruisers

The ships packing almost 12,000 guests and roughly 3,700 crew members combined may be delaying returns to the Port of Galveston , a Gulf Coast stop near Houston. "Gratuities will also be adjusted to ...

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Corker Applauds Trump Administration Financial Sanctions On Venezuela

Corker Applauds Trump Administration Financial Sanctions On Venezuela

Read Saturday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details. Corker is well-regarded within the Republican establishment and was a dutiful supporter of Trump during last year's campaign, trying to ...

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Civilians trapped as violence scorches Myanmar's Rakhine state

Civilians trapped as violence scorches Myanmar's Rakhine state

The attacks are much larger than those in October previous year on several police border posts that sparked a bloody crackdown that forced nearly 90,000 Rohingya to flee to refugee camps across the ...

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President Trump pardons former sheriff Joe Arpaio convicted of defying judge's order

President Trump pardons former sheriff Joe Arpaio convicted of defying judge's order

Normally, though, as political scientist Jeffrey Crouch's book on the pardon power makes clear, pardons are granted for two reasons: either to provide mercy or correct a miscarriage of justice, in...

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Falklands secondary education students achieve excellent results

Falklands secondary education students achieve excellent results

The school says its students have, once again, excelled in their GCSE results, with an astounding 32% of all grades awarded at A*/A, the highest percentage of top grades ever achieved at the school....

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Trump adviser Cohn criticizes administration's Charlottesville response

Trump adviser Cohn criticizes administration's Charlottesville response

He said the administration "can and must do better" in condemning such groups. A top economic advisor in the Trump administration has blasted the president's response to the tragedy in Charlottesv...

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No Hate in the Bay: A Weekend of Resistance to Fascism

No Hate in the Bay: A Weekend of Resistance to Fascism

A judge in California ordered the jailing of a conservative organizer who was scheduled to speak Saturday at a rally in San Francisco. In an effort to prevent violence , officials have included wea...

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Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato

Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato

Rescuers on Thursday searched submerged cars for trapped people in the former Portuguese territory, while overwhelmed emergency services scrambled to respond to crisis calls. Hato was downgraded to a ...

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20 killed in Kabul Shiite mosque attack, IS claims responsibility

Isis has claimed responsibility for an attack on a mosque in Kabul that left at least 14 dead. According to Eyewitnesses, attackers killed the guards & entered the mosque at 1:15pm and the injure...

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Interior chief says he won't eliminate protected lands

Interior chief says he won't eliminate protected lands

Zinke is not, however, rescinding any of the 27 monuments under review . He said public access for uses such as hunting, fishing or grazing would be maintained or restored. Zinke clearly understand...

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