• Eight Died At Hollywood Nursing Home without Power Supply, After Hurricane Irma
Eight Died At Hollywood Nursing Home without Power Supply, After Hurricane Irma

Police said they have sealed off the building and opened a criminal probe after the remaining nursing home patients were transferred to neighbouring hospitals. According to state law , nursing homes must file emergency preparedness plans with local emergency management in order to operate. Numerous patients were transported to Memorial Regional Ho...

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  • We are not jihadists, say Rohingya militants
We are not jihadists, say Rohingya militants

In the wake of an attack late past year on police by militants of the Muslim Rohingya minority - they make up about 4% of the overwhelmingly Buddhist nation - the military unleashed an indiscriminate crackdown on Rohingya towns. "Violence in Myanmar has created a humanitarian catastrophe". UNICEF said on Thursday that about 400,000 Rohingy...

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  • Kurdish leaders studying western delegation plan to delay referendum
Kurdish leaders studying western delegation plan to delay referendum

Iraqi parliamentarians on Tuesday voted to reject the nonbinding referendum planned to be held on September 25, authorizing the Iraqi prime minister to take all measures necessary to preserve Iraq's unity. "This is a very risky process", U.S. envoy to the multinational coalition battling Daesh, Brett McGurk, told reporters after a delegation that i...

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  • Hurricane Irma: Trump heads to Florida to see damage
Hurricane Irma: Trump heads to Florida to see damage

Speaking to first responders in Florida , Trump thanked them for their work after Irma. Trump praised Florida Power & Light CEO Eric Silagy and told reporters that, "for the most part, the electric is going back on", though millions of people remain in the dark.

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  • Tillerson urges more pressure on North Korea
Tillerson urges more pressure on North Korea

Security Council on Monday imposed only restrictions on the North's oil imports, among other sanctions. "Russian Federation is the largest employer of North Korean forced labor", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement. While the Trump administration in July certified that Iran is in compliance with the nuclear accord, which was ...

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  • One Direction's Niall Horan to headline 2018 Minnesota State Fair opening night
One Direction's Niall Horan to headline 2018 Minnesota State Fair opening night

The group went on hiatus in January 2016 so each of the five singers could pursue other projects. In the meantime, Niall will be criss-crossing the globe to visit some countries like Australia, Sweden, Japan and more for a tour in support of the forthcoming album.

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  • SPYder trailer : Mahesh Babu's one man show
SPYder trailer : Mahesh Babu's one man show

According to reports, the Mahesh Babu's film is all set to release in about 400 screens in the U.S. alone. In the film, Mahesh Babu plays the role of an intelligence bureau officer which has directed by AR Murugadoss . Also this is Mahesh Babu's entry film in Kollywood . Rakul Preet Singh starts loving him as stranger. Murugadoss used...

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  • Dinakaran complains Tamil Nadu police harassing MLAs loyal to him — AIADMK crisis
Dinakaran complains Tamil Nadu police harassing MLAs loyal to him — AIADMK crisis

Sacked AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dhinakaran on Friday said that they will approach court if the Speaker of Tamil Nadu Assembly disqualifies the MLAs who are supporting him. Stalin has said. As there was no assurance forthcoming, the judge proceeded to observe that when the Speaker was not in a position to say whether h...

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  • ESPN says it accepts Hill's apology for Trump tweets
ESPN says it accepts Hill's apology for Trump tweets

The story of ESPN broadcaster Jemele Hill's criticism of President Donald Trump has now become a story of ESPN's management techniques and political philosophy, thanks to a second round of commentary from White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders .

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  • Australia kicks off weeks-long same-sex marriage ballot
Australia kicks off weeks-long same-sex marriage ballot

The statement, released on Thursday, is signed by at least 24 Liberal and National MPs and senators including cabinet ministers Simon Birmingham, Christopher Pyne, George Brandis, Kelly O'Dwyer, Darren Chester, Greg Hunt, Josh Frydenberg, Marise Payne, Scott Ryan, Nigel Scullion and Arthur Sinodinos.

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  • Minnesota loses 6600 jobs in August, unemployment rate to 3.8%
Minnesota loses 6600 jobs in August, unemployment rate to 3.8%

While still among the lowest rates in records going back to December 2001, the black unemployment rate is more than double that of whites. The federal unemployment rate in August was 4.4 percent. Despite the monthly job drop, and a downward revision to the July jobs total, the state's year over year job growth continues to edge the nation's.

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  • Malaysian School Fire Kills At Least 25 People
Malaysian School Fire Kills At Least 25 People

Firefighters rushed to the scene and the blaze was out within an hour but not before it wreaked bad devastation. Many of them were also orphans who came here to study about religion. Recounting the incident, Danial said he was the fifth person to do so and was followed by the rest of his friends. "I saw their little hands out of the grilled windo...

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  • Ryan says 'no agreement' on DACA between Trump, Democrats
Ryan says 'no agreement' on DACA between Trump, Democrats

Ryan said a physical wall doesn't need to be constructed along the entire boundary, citing "circumstances on the ground that dictate how we do border security". "Discussions among the Republican conference will continue in the coming weeks". Speaker of the House Paul Ryan told reporters during an interview hosted by the Associated Press on We...

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  • Russian Top Defense Official Says Zapad Exercises Don't Pose Threat to Europe
Russian Top Defense Official Says Zapad Exercises Don't Pose Threat to Europe

But despite Vladimir Putin's insistence that only 12,700 troops will be involved- just under the 13,000 figure that triggers treaty agreements for global observers - Germany and France say the real figure is closer to 100,000. The Baltic States and Poland fear that these monikers are just poorly disguised terms for their own countries. As of Thurs...

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  • Motel 6 Locations in Phoenix Suspected of Calling ICE on Undocumented Guests
Motel 6 Locations in Phoenix Suspected of Calling ICE on Undocumented Guests

The New Times report revealed that, of the 20 arrests made at Motel 6 properties in Phoenix, one-third involved agents knocking on a suspect's motel room door without a search warrant and asking for permission to enter. New Times was unable to find records indicating that ICE conducted arrests at other local motels during this same time period. L...

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  • The Final Obamacare Repeal-and-Replace Scheme Is Headed for a Ditch
The Final Obamacare Repeal-and-Replace Scheme Is Headed for a Ditch

The Senate's recently failed repeal and replace bill , the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), was nearly universally loathed, with only 17 percent approval from Americans. "The federal government is completely out of its element in trying to regulate health insurance", she said . It takes us off the path to single payer health care - which wo...

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  • Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic
Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic

ET advisory confirmed this, saying that "maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 70 miles per hour with higher gusts but some re-strengthening is forecast to begin on Friday, and Jose will likely become a hurricane again by the weekend".

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  • Dead After IS Attacks in Southern Iraq
Dead After IS Attacks in Southern Iraq

No group immediately claimed responsibility, but the attack occurred with Iraqi forces battling to defeat Islamic State militants in areas under their control. Thursday's attack, along a highway near the city of Nassiriya, was one of the largest in the country in recent months. Iranian pilgrims who were at the restaurant in the first attack were ...

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  • Missing, Pregnant Md. Teacher Found Dead, Suspect Arrested
Missing, Pregnant Md. Teacher Found Dead, Suspect Arrested

His defense attorney argued he be granted bond because he had no prior criminal history. Police said they did not have a motive at this point. The school's "Gathering of Hope" event scheduled for Wednesday night has reportedly been canceled.

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  • McGurk describes parliament's vote to remove Kirkuk governor 'wrong', Karim claims
McGurk describes parliament's vote to remove Kirkuk governor 'wrong', Karim claims

Since the KRG announced its plan to hold the referendum, most Western powers, including the United States and European Union, have voiced concerns that the poll could ignite a new round of conflict between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurdistan, threatening regional stability and distracting from the fight against terrorism.

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  • Trump 'looks forward' to signing resolution condemning white supremacists
Trump 'looks forward' to signing resolution condemning white supremacists

News reports that the resolution " urges the Trump administration to speak out against hate groups that espouse racism, extremism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and white supremacy"'. Sanders said Trump and Scott spoke about priorities for lawmakers on Capitol Hill. President Donald Trump seems stuck in a hard situation, where he can either offe...

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  • South Korea confirms traces of radioactive gas from North Korea's nuclear test
South Korea confirms traces of radioactive gas from North Korea's nuclear test

The sanctions resolution, adopted in response to the nuclear test this month, was the ninth passed by the Security Council since North Korea's first such test in 2006. "The proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, as well as their means of delivery, constitutes a threat to worldwide peace and security", the council said in a state...

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  • Trump dispenses hoagies, handshakes in hurricane zone
Trump dispenses hoagies, handshakes in hurricane zone

The death toll from Irma stood at 81, with several hard-hit Caribbean islands accounting for more than half the fatalities, and officials continued to assess damage inflicted by the second major hurricane to strike the US mainland this year.

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  • India to Send Relief Assistance for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh
India to Send Relief Assistance for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

ANTONIO GUTERRES: This is a dramatic tragedy. "We have also invited diplomats based in Thailand and New Delhi to the event on 19 September", Zaw Htay said . Bangladesh has received nearly 400,000 in two and a half weeks. "We haven't seen that yet". KELEMEN: Speaking via Skype, Sifton says it's been challenging to get a full picture from sat...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association shakes up World Cup draw method
Federation Internationale de Football Association shakes up World Cup draw method

India has played three matches in the last one month, with two wins (against Macau and Mauritius) and a draw ( St. Kitts & Nevis). India defeated Macau 2-0 away from home in the AFC Asian Cup qualifier before which they won a friendly Tri-Nation series against Mauritius and Saint Kitts and Nevis.

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  • US Breach of Nuclear Deal Detrimental to European Credibility
US Breach of Nuclear Deal Detrimental to European Credibility

On Thursday, Trump must choose whether to waive economic sanctions on Tehran, a requirement under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ( JCPOA ), the official name of the nuclear accord. Colin Kahl, who served as the national security adviser to former Vice President Joe Biden, told reporters in a teleconference on Wednesday that unilateral U...

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  • Russian Federation fires 7 cruise missiles at IS in Syria
Russian Federation fires 7 cruise missiles at IS in Syria

US-backed Syrian forces are meanwhile advancing in the surrounding province from the east and north, on the other side of the river, setting up a race to the border with Iraq. The missiles travelled a distance of 500-670 kilometers, according to the ministry. In the aftermath of the agreement, the US-led coalition began conducting air strikes t...

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  • United Nations approves watered-down new sanctions against North Korea
United Nations approves watered-down new sanctions against North Korea

He said: "The forthcoming measures by DPRK will make the USA suffer the greatest pain it ever experienced in its history". The US put forward another draft resolution that made considerable changes to a previous version of the proposal.

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  • Massive Fatberg Takes Over London's Sewer System
Massive Fatberg Takes Over London's Sewer System

Thames Water , which is in charge of London's water, said the fatberg was one of the largest it had ever seen. At the time, Thames Water fix and maintenance supervisor Stephen Hunt told the Guardian, "We see blockages all the time on household sewer pipes, which are about big enough for a cricket ball to pass through, but to have this much dama...

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  • US Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizations
US Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizations

Paul's amendment likely faces an uphill climb to be adopted onto the defense bill, as many lawmakers have expressed concern about repealing the authorization the U.S. The procedural vote was 61-36, with the "yea" votes in support of tabling (rejecting) the amendment. Of those in support of the amendment was Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD).

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  • No hint of threat to 2018 Olympics: Bach
No hint of threat to 2018 Olympics: Bach

As the battle for 2024 unfolded, and as the field thinned to leave Los Angeles and Paris as the last bids standing, the IOC's determination to lock in two high-quality cities for the next two summer games became apparent. "I've had four Games now to have been bummed so no, I'm good", he said. "Really, it's exciting, we have been waiting for...

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  • Trump Commission Meeting to Restrict YOUR Voting Rights — HAPPENING NOW
Trump Commission Meeting to Restrict YOUR Voting Rights — HAPPENING NOW

In the run-up to the meeting, Kobach wrote an article for the discredited Breitbart website that recycled President Trump's bogus claim about thousands of illegal votes being cast past year in New Hampshire. Again, college students have the right to vote. "There might be a consensus, that's my hope". "We'd witness a sterling example of the ...

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  • Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's properties worth several crores seized in UK
Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's properties worth several crores seized in UK

According to UK news media group Mirror , Ibrahim appeared on the latest UK Treasury department's Consolidated List of Financial Sanctions Targets which was updated last month. The sanctions prohibit the transfer of funds to anyone on the list and freeze any assets the targets may hold in the UK. It is a criminal offence to breach a financial ...

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  • More than 20000 EVACUATED following bomb threats in Moscow
More than 20000 EVACUATED following bomb threats in Moscow

As per reports, evacuation of people were carried out at 20 sites in the city. The official RIA Novosti news agency quoted an unnamed source in the security services as saying 45,000 people had been evacuated Tuesday from 205 buildings in 22 cities.

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  • Rebel Wilson Wins $3.6 Million Defamation Payout
Rebel Wilson Wins $3.6 Million Defamation Payout

Wilson has vowed to donate any damages awarded to charity, scholarships or investments in the Australian film industry "to provide jobs". The damage suffered by Ms Wilson warrants a substantial damages award to vindicate her and nail the lie.

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