• West Ham row with Sporting Lisbon over William Carvalho escalates
West Ham row with Sporting Lisbon over William Carvalho escalates

West Ham were frustrated to miss out on Sporting Lisbon star William Carvalho but it appears Everton were a little less interested. "One thing is certain: Sporting CP , as has already been said, does not cut the legs off its players".

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  • Tiger runs loose, shocks drivers on Georgia highway
Tiger runs loose, shocks drivers on Georgia highway

Police were out and about looking for the tiger and eventually tracked it down to an #Atlanta neighborhood where it had entered a family's backyard . So far, no one has come forward to claim ownership of the animal, so officials have been unable to determine what led to the escape and what laws may have been broken.

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  • Rovio confirm plan for IPO on Helsinki NASDAQ
Rovio confirm plan for IPO on Helsinki NASDAQ

Mikael Hed, a cofounder, stepped down as its chief executive in 2014 , and the company announced plans to cut almost 40 percent of its workforce the following year. He called the share listing "an important milestone in developing Rovio into an even stronger games-first entertainment company". Similar games makers that have failed to replicate t...

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  • Bell Pottinger deserted by clients
Bell Pottinger deserted by clients

After working behind the scenes on events ranging from the election of Margaret Thatcher to the death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, Bell Pottinger has been brought down by a scandal of its own making. In response to the decision, Bell Pottinger said it "accepts that there are lessons to be learned but disputes the basis on which the ruling w...

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  • House Passes Harvey Relief Bill
House Passes Harvey Relief Bill

However, members also don't want to be vilified for stiffing Harvey flood victims - particularly with Hurricane Irma now taking aim at Florida and after Congress took months after 2012's Superstorm Sandy to approve emergency funding. The House attached the disaster relief to a bill that updates practices for US assistance to promote basic educati...

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  • Hurricane Irma's impact on the Caribbean
Hurricane Irma's impact on the Caribbean

Experts in storm and flooding response worldwide, ShelterBox teams are heading to Bagladesh where eight million are affected, and are in Nepal now where 1.7 million are in peril. Hurricane-force winds extend out 50 miles from the center. Tropical Storm Jose's maximum sustained winds had increased to near 60 miles per hour (95 kph).

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  • Oregonians told 'get ready' for possible evacuation as Eagle Creek Fire grows
Oregonians told 'get ready' for possible evacuation as Eagle Creek Fire grows

In Oregon , 140 hikers were trapped behind flames Saturday after a fire broke out southeast of Portland near the Eagle Creek Trail. The fire spread Monday as afternoon and evening winds pushed flames west across the steep flanks of the OR side of the Columbia River Gorge , causing mandatory evacuations that included the communities of Dodson,...

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  • U.S. seeks to cut off oil to North Korea, blacklist Kim Jong
U.S. seeks to cut off oil to North Korea, blacklist Kim Jong

North Korea has an intercontinental ballistic missile - the Hwasong-14 - created to carry a thermonuclear warhead and strike targets across the continental U.S. "It is not worth giving in to emotions and driving North Korea into a corner". As no peace treaty was signed at the conclusion of the Korean War, North and South Korea (along with South K...

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  • Intel escapes €1.06bn antitrust fine... for the time being
Intel escapes €1.06bn antitrust fine... for the time being

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) said the EU's General Court must re-examining the case because the General Court had erred in the way it had assessed whether Intel's rebates to computer makers were capable of restricting competition.

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  • Is it Pennywise? Pa. town sees red balloons floating above sewer grates
Is it Pennywise? Pa. town sees red balloons floating above sewer grates

The department's post ends with a memorable line from the book: "You'll float too". In Littitz, Pennsylvania a prankster has been tying red balloons to sewer grates around town with police there suggesting they knock "IT' off, noting officers were "completely terrified " removing the balloons".

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  • North Dakota to be setting for Trump's 'aggressive' tax reform pitch
North Dakota to be setting for Trump's 'aggressive' tax reform pitch

Cramer is a staunch Trump advocate. Trump said he would not put Heitkamp on the spot, perhaps hearkening back to his decision to call out Senator Claire McCaskill during a previous tax speech in Missouri. He pushed through final approval of the $3.8 billion project to move North Dakota oil to IL shortly after taking office. "Trump's visit to ...

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  • Menendez trial begins: We take you inside the courtroom as it happens
Menendez trial begins: We take you inside the courtroom as it happens

The story, titled " Menendez Trial Set to Begin With Tensions High and Washington Watching ", referred to Menendez as "Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey", "Mr. "I am looking forward to finally having the opportunity to seek exoneration", Menendez said . Menendez, who has denied the charges, is expected to argue that the gifts he received fro...

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  • Catalonia parliament votes for October 1 referendum on split from Spain
Catalonia parliament votes for October 1 referendum on split from Spain

If the region pushes through with the referendum, it will move even further on its path towards a collision course with the national government, which has repeatedly argued that any attempt to break away from Spain is illegal and will not be recognised.

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  • USA releases 4.5m barrels of oil from strategic reserves post Harvey
USA releases 4.5m barrels of oil from strategic reserves post Harvey

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) Clc1 crude futures were 8 cents higher at $47.37 per barrel at 1351 EDT (1751 GMT) as U.S. demand recovered after being hit by reduced refinery activity since Harvey made landfall on August 25. If the USA refining situation does not fully recover soon, the price of WTI crude oil could continue to fall. A market ...

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  • Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Clash Again in 'What Happened'
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Clash Again in 'What Happened'

To point out what she thought was the absurdity of Sanders' actions, she used the example of Harland Williams's deranged hitchhiker in There's Something About Mary and his idea to best the 8-Minute Abs franchise with his own 7-Minute Abs series.

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  • Turnbull, Trump in 'warm and constructive' phone call on North Korea problem
Turnbull, Trump in 'warm and constructive' phone call on North Korea problem

Beijing objects to both the military drills and the deployment in South Korea of an advanced US missile defence system that has a radar that can see deep into Chinese territory. North Korea has previously threatened to launch missiles toward the U.S. island territory of Guam. "Whipping up military hysteria - this will lead to no good", he said.

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  • Pak rejects BRICS declaration, says no 'safe haven' on its soil
Pak rejects BRICS declaration, says no 'safe haven' on its soil

He believes China has economic interests in the region and "needs stability in Pakistan as it builds out its China-Pakistan Economic Corridor [CPEC] in that country". I don't think it is good idea", Hu Shisheng, director of the state-run China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, was quoted as telling news agency PTI .

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  • Prince George's new school vulnerable to terror attacks, claim local residents
Prince George's new school vulnerable to terror attacks, claim local residents

A representative from Ladbrokes told The Telegraph , "The early money suggests punters would love to see Kate and Wills welcome another little girl into their family, who is called Alice". But the 3.5 mile journey from Kensington Palace to the school will likely take well over 40 minutes each way in busy rush-hour traffic that is particularly noto...

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  • Canada central bank ups key lending rate to 1.0pc
Canada central bank ups key lending rate to 1.0pc

The come-from-behind economic recovery in Canada may be partly chalked up to fiscal stimulus more easily achieved in Ottawa than in gridlocked Washington, as well as the willingness of banks to lend, said Mark Chandler, head of Canadian fixed income and currency strategy at RBC Capital Markets.

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  • Slovakia respects European Union court ruling on refugees, position unchanged - PM
Slovakia respects European Union court ruling on refugees, position unchanged - PM

Europe has been grappling with the worst migrant crisis since World War II, with hundreds of thousands of people fleeing war, persecution and poverty in the Middle East and Africa. "Given the tense politics of internal solidarity it might make more sense for the commission to avoid insisting on the commitment, having made its point", said Elizabeth...

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  • Weir Group (WEIGF) Upgraded by Canaccord Genuity to Buy
Weir Group (WEIGF) Upgraded by Canaccord Genuity to Buy

About 266,480 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since September 6, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 33.01% the S&P500. The MESA Adaptive Moving Average, which was developed by John Ehlers, is a technical trend-following indicator which adapts to price movement "based on the rate change of phase as measured by the Hilbert Transform Discriminator"...

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  • Tropical Storms Jose and Katia Threaten the Caribbean
Tropical Storms Jose and Katia Threaten the Caribbean

Tropical Storm Katia became the third named storm now in the Atlantic on Wednesday, joining Irma and Jose . By 4 p.m. EDT, the National Hurricane Center noted that the depression had formed. Katia is forecast to turn southeastward in the next 24 hours and will move in that direction before turning southwest on Friday, according to the NHC.

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  • Four additional THAAD launchers to be installed in Seongju on Thursday:MND
Four additional THAAD launchers to be installed in Seongju on Thursday:MND

Four more THAAD anti-ballistic missile launchers will be installed this week at a USA military base in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, citing South Korea's defence ministry. Rather, it will undermine the regional strategic balance, harm regional security interests, including China's, and increase tensions on the Korean Pe...

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  • India shares Myanmar's concern about 'extremist violence': PM Modi
India shares Myanmar's concern about 'extremist violence': PM Modi

Modi announced free visas for Myanmar nationals keen to visit India, standing next to Suu Kyi - the country's State Counsellor and de-facto leader - in Nay Pyi Taw , at a time his administration has declared plans to deport 40,000 illegal Rohingya refugees now in India.

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  • Manchester United reportedly plotting shock move from Liverpool
Manchester United reportedly plotting shock move from Liverpool

Some may believe that the worldwide break has come at the wrong time for them due to the momentum they now have following their recent run of form. Can Liverpool finally win the Premier League? However, we have now kept 7 clean sheets in the last 9 Premier League games.

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  • Goa journalists union, Church body condemn Lankesh's murder
Goa journalists union, Church body condemn Lankesh's murder

Pappu Dutta, secretary of Chatra Mukti Sangram Samity Tinsukia District Committee, said that after the formation of the BJP government, many killings had taken place and Gauri Lankesh's barbaric killing indicated that intellectuals had become soft target in the country and freedom of speech was in danger.

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  • Israel gears up for large military drill along Lebanon border
Israel gears up for large military drill along Lebanon border

The drill will last 10 days and simulate "scenarios we'll be facing in the next confrontation with Hezbollah ", a defence source said Monday. Israeli forces occupied the area until 2000, when Hezbollah pushed IDF forces out. By the time ground troops were deployed to cross the border and challenge Hezbollah, they were too few and too late. Mi...

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  • Albuquerque protests planned in support of DACA
Albuquerque protests planned in support of DACA

Washington D.C.: United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he has a "great love" for the young immigrants protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) programme. Bill Pascrell Jr. Almost 800,000 teens and young adults who were brought to this country as young children without any knowledge or say trusted us.

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  • South African economy climbs out of recession
South African economy climbs out of recession

Stats SA's latest GDP figures show that agriculture was the major contributor to the 2.5% quarter-on-quarter growth. Macroeconomics statistics website Trading Economics says GDP Growth Rate in South Africa averaged 2.84% from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7.60% in the fourth quarter of 1994 and a record low of -6.10% in the first...

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  • Lawmakers should act quickly on Harvey relief -US Senate leader McConnell
Lawmakers should act quickly on Harvey relief -US Senate leader McConnell

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said they are willing to work with Republicans to help provide emergency assistance to the victims of Hurricane Harvey as well as raise the debt ceiling .

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  • Ohio Deputy Shoots Photojournalist Trying to Photograph Traffic Stop
Ohio Deputy Shoots Photojournalist Trying to Photograph Traffic Stop

It's still unclear if the deputy gave Grimm any warning or instruction before firing. A traffic stop was being conducted nearby by Deputy Jake Shaw. Clark County deputies were dispatched to the 400 block of North Main Street in New Carlisle around 9:50 p.m. The case has been turned over to the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

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  • Employer breached worker's privacy by reading private messages sent through work account
Employer breached worker's privacy by reading private messages sent through work account

If a company wants to monitor employee email usage, it must notify the employee beforehand and tell them to what extent their communications will be monitored, whether the employer has legitimate reasons to monitor the content, whether it's possible to monitor the communications via other, less intrusive methods and the consequences if an employee ...

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  • Local advocate calls for compassion, action for DACA reicipients — Focus at Four
Local advocate calls for compassion, action for DACA reicipients — Focus at Four

Education activist Chris Stewart, who runs the policy blog Citizen Ed, says the Trump administration's decision to rescind DACA will do major damage to the country's public school system, because of the number of students it affects as well as the money those students represent.

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  • Gas prices on the upswing
Gas prices on the upswing

The lowest cost for gas in Springfield this morning was $2.31 per gallon at a handful of stations. As much as a third of Texas' refineries are not producing, McTeague said. Like Trotter, she hasn't noticed a gas price fluctuation, but high prices in general. Harvey is to blame for the pinch at the pump, DeHaan said. STATE WIDE--Thanks to Hur...

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  • Detective in nurse arrest video fired from part-time job
Detective in nurse arrest video fired from part-time job

He has also been placed on paid leave by Salt Lake City police while a criminal investigation takes place. The below video from the YouTube account named "Police Activity" and titled "Nurse Gets Arrested For Not Allowing Blood Draw Without a Warrant" has swelled to almost 40,000 views.

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