• Hurricane Maria staying away from USA mainland
Hurricane Maria staying away from USA mainland

Britain could face a weather double-whammy from the tail ends of Hurricane Lee and Maria this weekend . A tropical storm warning was lifted west of Orcacoke Inlet. Hurricane Maria will come close enough to North Carolina to trigger gusty winds and rain, while unleashing unsafe seas elsewhere along the East Coast this week, AccuWeather reports.

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  • Mary Lambert: Performing 'Same Love' in Australia Is 'About Being Human'
Mary Lambert: Performing 'Same Love' in Australia Is 'About Being Human'

USA rapper Macklemore - who has become embroiled in Australia's same-sex marriage debate over his decision to perform his hit Same Love at the NRL grand final - has pledged to donate the Australian earnings of the hit single to the Yes campaign.

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  • Saudi uni to open driving school for women
Saudi uni to open driving school for women

Saudi Arabia's Princess Nourah University will open a driving school for women after a ban was lifted on women driving in the country. Although news that Saudi Arabian women are going to be allowed to drive for the first time triggered a positive news bonanza for the kingdom, apparently not everyone appreciated the King's benevolence.

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  • Gov. Abbott gives city of Houston $50 million for Harvey cleanup
Gov. Abbott gives city of Houston $50 million for Harvey cleanup

Damage to city buildings is now in the ballpark of $175 million, Turner said - but the city's flood insurance policy caps out at $100 million. First, with debris cleanup costs expected to be between $250 and $260 million and FEMA only picking up 90 percent of the tab, Houston will likely be stuck with a $25 or $26 million bill.

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  • Louisville's Pitino, Jurich Relieved of Duties
Louisville's Pitino, Jurich Relieved of Duties

But under his watch, the Louisville team was put on probation by the National Collegiate Athletic Association for a scandal where the former director of operations sneaked escorts into university residence halls to strip and perform sex acts for athletics prospects, some of whom were underage.

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  • Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) Saw a 52-Week Low
Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) Saw a 52-Week Low

F5 Networks Inc now has $7.66B valuation. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.64, for a total transaction of $353,200.00. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP) Position Increased by Cbre Clarion Securities LLC" was originally reported by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal.

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  • Embattled Theresa May arrives at Conservative Party conference in Manchester
Embattled Theresa May arrives at Conservative Party conference in Manchester

Speaking to The Times , she said that Brexit should be managed by "serious people" and that being overly optimistic about the process "sells people short" - although she denied she was talking about Mr Johnson. I do not write people texts of that description". 'But we know that the cost of higher education is a worry, which is why we are pledg...

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  • Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions
Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions

Muslims wear black on this day which is the colour of mourning and visit mosques and shrines. Most from the community observed voluntary fasts, and were seen holding special prayers, discourses and tazia processions in remembrance of Hussain.

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  • Knifeman shot dead at Marseille train station after attack
Knifeman shot dead at Marseille train station after attack

Police said the killer was shot and "neutralized" by soldiers patrolling the station. The St. Charles train station in the southern French city of Marseilles was the scene of a vicious stabbing attack on Sunday afternoon. France has suffered several major terror attacks since 2015, including on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in January fol...

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  • Trump complains about news coverage of his Puerto Rico hurricane response
Trump complains about news coverage of his Puerto Rico hurricane response

Perhaps the most sensible course is a series of reforms aimed first at allowing USA shipping companies to become more competitive in the global market and easing the pressure the Jones Act causes to American business-especially those in the non-contiguous states.

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  • Kurds reject post-vote Iraq moves as 'collective punishment'
Kurds reject post-vote Iraq moves as 'collective punishment'

We will never hold talks based on the results of the referendum ", Abadi told the parliament. Iraqi state television said an Iraqi military delegation had visited the Kurdistan border from the Iranian side. "Territorial integrity and unity of Iraq". Following the vote, Iraq, Iran and Turkey demanded that the KRG relinquish control over its ext...

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  • It is a waste of time to negotiate with North Korea
It is a waste of time to negotiate with North Korea

Trump wrote Sunday on Twitter , referring to North Korea's Kim Jong Un as "Little Rocket Man ". Tillerson said the United States was probing North Korea's willingness to talk, and called for a calming of the situation on the Korean Peninsula, adding it was incumbent on the North to halt the missile launches .

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  • Trump's attacks on San Juan's mayor spark wide condemnation
Trump's attacks on San Juan's mayor spark wide condemnation

I smiled. I really have no time for small politics". "I am mad as hell". Speaking with host Jake Tapper, the Vermont senator appeared disgusted when the topic of Trump's tweets attacking San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz were brought up.

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  • Shiv Sena terms Mumbai stampede a 'massacre'
Shiv Sena terms Mumbai stampede a 'massacre'

Mr Goyal ordered setting up of multi-disciplinary teams to visit and inspect all suburban stations to identify areas of concern. City police officer Rajaram Patel says another 20 people were injured when panicked pedestrians pushed forward to the end of an overcrowded bridge, with some people falling underfoot and being trampled.

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  • Man Hits Police Car, Tries to Ram Into Crowd in Canada
Man Hits Police Car, Tries to Ram Into Crowd in Canada

Approximately two hours later, the suspect was found by police driving a U-Haul van. The van hitting four pedestrians in the city's downtown. One suspect was in custody, said Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht, adding that police believe the suspect acted alone.

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  • NRL Grand Final: Everything you need to know
NRL Grand Final: Everything you need to know

Australia's passion for professional sport is set to go off this weekend yet you might have missed one of the more unusual passions associated with NRL during the past few seasons. The Storm are so well-drilled in the way they defend from the inside out, you have to upset them with inside balls. An enormous day of rugby league action to wrap ...

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  • Oxford college puts down Aung Suu Kyi's portrait amid Rohingya criticism
Oxford college puts down Aung Suu Kyi's portrait amid Rohingya criticism

A college of Oxford University where Aung San Suu Kyi studied has removed her portrait during the severe criticism from all over the world as a result of Rohingya crisis. More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees have been driven from their homes in little over a month, streaming over the border into. Turkey has been at the fore in providing aid to dis...

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  • Three-Star General Tapped to Lead Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico
Three-Star General Tapped to Lead Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico

Virgin Islands now recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria ". Gen. Richard Kim, who arrived in Puerto Rico on Wednesday and is Buchanan's deputy commander at U.S. "You could always argue that more aid needs to get there but I can tell you with certainty that even if today we were able to deliver to Puerto Rico the historic amount of aid...

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  • Basketball scandals not new in Kentucky
Basketball scandals not new in Kentucky

The answer is pretty simple. Bowen is not allowed to practice or work out with the team, but he is still enrolled at the school. There are multiple major programs with their own individual shoe & apparel deals, these deals are extremely lucrative and help to keep these schools as powerful as possible in the NCAA.

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  • Georgia police officer killed in the line of duty
Georgia police officer killed in the line of duty

Police say Goodrich was responding to a stolen vehicle call around 11 a.m. Friday, and Hearne came as backup. A conversation ensued, after which Spangler allegedly pulled out a handgun and shot both officers, Keenan said. Spangler had warrants for his arrest for felony probation violation. "It's a senseless killing". Kristen Hearne and Officer Davi...

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  • Taliban claims responsibility for rocket attacks, says Mattis was target
Taliban claims responsibility for rocket attacks, says Mattis was target

During the same news conference, Mattis said the US was committed to protecting Afghan civilians amid fears that the U.S.'s new strategy for conducting America's longest war could result in more non-combatant casualties. Arriving from India, where he sought support for the USA administration's new South Asia security plan, Mattis said the United St...

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  • Officials feared White House counsel would quit over Trump-Kushner meetings
Officials feared White House counsel would quit over Trump-Kushner meetings

Or allow whoever was spying to take photos and video or transfer vast amounts of data, as a former senior US intelligence official familiar with the briefings told Politico they were warned could happen. Kushner and other officials were also expected to take part of the briefing. If hackers were to break into his email and cell phone, adversaries...

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  • Still waiting: Champagne on ice as Sox falter again
Still waiting: Champagne on ice as Sox falter again

The Astros recorded their second 100-win season in franchise history. Boston leads the Yankees by two games - both teams have two games left and they're each assured playoff spots. Warren hasn't pitched for NY since September 1. He should be tuning up for the postseason with two or three innings, not digging deep to avoid Game 162.

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  • What Employers Want in Health Reform
What Employers Want in Health Reform

They vow that as soon as they approve a tax reform package (though that endeavor will take months, or longer, and could also end in failure), they'll immediately pivot back to health care. Because Republicans now have the majority in the White House, the Senate and the House, the responsibility of providing a new, viable healthcare system for the m...

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  • Trump Touts Puerto Rico Relief Effort as Critics Fault Washington's Response
Trump Touts Puerto Rico Relief Effort as Critics Fault Washington's Response

Nadia, you too. Governor, you sent a message to all Puerto Ricans that New Yorker stand with you. "When you have to pull people down from buildings - I'm sorry, that really upsets me and frustrates me". East Granby - A crew of 12 CT airmen left here Friday morning on an aircraft loaded with 11 tons of supplies for Puerto Rico, which is in the midst...

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  • Trump Pushes US Tax Reform Plan Saying
Trump Pushes US Tax Reform Plan Saying "America Is Winning Again"

Trump's senior economic advisor Gary Cohn said Thursday the plan would be a boon to the middle class and create prosperity for all, by increasing growth to pay for the tax cuts. Tax Policy Center: 53.3 percent of the benefits will go to the richest 1 percent. Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled the broad outlines of the tax plan earlier ...

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  • Trump plans trip to Asia amid North Korea crisis
Trump plans trip to Asia amid North Korea crisis

Last May, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid an official visit to the White House , beginning a series of Washington visits by Southeast Asian leaders who were seeking to gauge Trump's policies toward the flashpoint South China Sea, tensions over which have pitted Beijing against its smaller neighbors in the region.

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  • Catalans occupy polling stations ahead of contested vote
Catalans occupy polling stations ahead of contested vote

The Madrid-based Spanish government has declared the referendum illegal and unconstitutional, and threatened organizers to hold the vote with criminal charges. Yet Catalan officials have suggested that they shouldn't do so if that endangers public order. The Catalonian population makes up for 16 percent of Spain's population.

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  • Twitter bans 200 accounts, identified RT's role in USA elections
Twitter bans 200 accounts, identified RT's role in USA elections

At the meeting , Twitter told investigators it found 201 fake accounts linked to the same Russian actors that Facebook previously disclosed , the company said in a blog post . "We are cooperating with the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in its inquiry into the 2016 election and will meet with committee staff next week".

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  • India v/s Australia, 5th ODI
India v/s Australia, 5th ODI

After posting a combative 334/5 on a slow track, they restricted the hosts to 313/8. Ajinkya Rahane is India's leading run-scorer in this series and looks intent to cement his spot in the side, ahead of Shikhar Dhawan who will be watching Rahane's performances anxiously.

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  • Korea urges halt to USA hostile policy in talks with Russian Federation
Korea urges halt to USA hostile policy in talks with Russian Federation

Referring to the talks, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told a regular press briefing on Thursday : "I can't see that as a bad thing ". General Lori Robinson, who leads both the U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, was quoted as saying that the possibility is something the U.S.is aware of and is wor...

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  • US Supreme Court takes search case from Virginia
US Supreme Court takes search case from Virginia

The justices last week granted review in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 31 , which could affect the treasuries and political might of all public-employee unions, including the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association, and their state and local affiliates.

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  • U.S. completely dominating Presidents Cup
U.S. completely dominating Presidents Cup

South African duo Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen secured the only contribution for the visitors, halving their match against Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler . Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler picked up their second successive victory at the Presidents Cup . That puts them more than halfway to the 15.5 points they need for a 10th win, w...

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  • Federal judge: Black Lives Matter is a social movement, can't be sued
Federal judge: Black Lives Matter is a social movement, can't be sued

The officer attempted to sue the social movement and an activist after he was hit with a rock during a protest past year in Baton Rouge, La. The officer's attorney, Donna Grodner , did not immediately respond to a call and email seeking comment.

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  • UKIP's next leader: Who will save (or scuttle) the ship?
UKIP's next leader: Who will save (or scuttle) the ship?

Bolton, an infantry officer who also served in the police, was elected the UK Independence Party's fourth leader in a year with 3874 votes, 30 per cent of the total. The little-known candidate beat the two front runners in the contest - Irishwoman anti-Islam campaigner Anne Marie Waters , and London Assembly member Peter Whittle - to win with ...

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