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Is Israel planning to change the status quo at al-Aqsa Mosque?

Is Israel planning to change the status quo at al-Aqsa Mosque?

Tensions have been high since Arab gunmen killed two police officers in the sacred Jerusalem compound on July 14, prompting Israel to install security devices at entrances to the site that is holy to ...

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Starbucks to shutter all Teavana stores as sales disappoint

What the new boss has made clear is that Starbucks understands that it may be getting less spillover traffic from consumers who did not leave their home specifically to visit the coffee chain. Flo...

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SL sign deal on Hambantota port with China

SL sign deal on Hambantota port with China

The CMPort will have a majority stake in the port. "We are giving the country a better deal without any implications on security", said Mr Wickremesinghe. To help ease these concerns, Sri Lanka's cabi...

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Pentagon: North Korea launches 2nd ICBM, US considers 'military response options'

Pentagon: North Korea launches 2nd ICBM, US considers 'military response options'

Additionally, the US and South Korea are allegedly debating "military response options" after the test. If fired at a normal trajectory, some military experts believe it could have flown more th...

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Robert Mueller is broadening Russian Federation investigation to include Trump's business transactions

Robert Mueller is broadening Russian Federation investigation to include Trump's business transactions

Trump and his team have spent weeks seeking to publicly discredit special prosecutor Robert Mueller and his circle of legal aides investigating Moscow's efforts to influence the 2016 presidential e...

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Ohio State Fair carries on after ride tragedy

Ohio State Fair carries on after ride tragedy

Similar rides from other manufacturers are operating at fair and special events around the state. The Division of Fire Safety Amusement Ride Safety handles those inspections. When it comes to carn...

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Trump says John Kelly to be new WH chief of staff

Trump says John Kelly to be new WH chief of staff

Priebus, the former Republican National Committee head, was the frequent target of rumors about his job security, the victim of a long whisper campaign by Trump allies and the subject of a remarkable ...

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Sekulow, Scaramucci Say Trump Isn't Thinking About Pardoning Anybody

Sekulow, Scaramucci Say Trump Isn't Thinking About Pardoning Anybody

Mueller III. "The truth of the matter is that the president is not going to have to pardon anybody because the Russian Federation thing is a nonsensical thing", he said. The host of the podcast aske...

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Senators prepare bill to block firing of AG, special counsel

Senators prepare bill to block firing of AG, special counsel

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) seems to be hitting Popeye territory with the Trump administration: he's had all he can stands, and he can't stands no more . But since Jeff Sessions was forced to recus...

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Barcelona star Neymar in training bust-up amid PSG transfer rumors

Barca remain confident of keeping Neymar - who was involved in a training-ground bust-up with new team-mate Nelson Semedo - and Iniesta joined the growing chorus of players trying to convince the ...

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Mike Pence responds to Trump's Twitter humiliation of Jeff Sessions

Mike Pence responds to Trump's Twitter humiliation of Jeff Sessions

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is gravely disappointed that 50 Senators plus Vice President Pence voted to begin debate on still-secret legislation that could result in tens of millions lo...

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1st Test: Jadeja, Shami keep Sri Lanka at bay on Day-3

1st Test: Jadeja, Shami keep Sri Lanka at bay on Day-3

Galle: It took him six years to make a comeback to the Indian Test team and his spot as an opener is still not guaranteed but Abhinav Mukund would prefer to live in the present and contribute in team...

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Britain eases ban on laptops, tablets in some flights from Turkey

Britain eases ban on laptops, tablets in some flights from Turkey

The baggage restrictions on United Kingdom -bound flights from Turkey , Egypt , Saudi Arabia , Jordan, Lebanon and Tunisia were introduced in March. Sabiha Gokcen airport is the first to have all s...

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U.S. withdraws support for opposition fighters in Syria

U.S. withdraws support for opposition fighters in Syria

Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the coalition, announced the decision Thursday, saying "We can not support them if they want to pursue objectives other than defeating ISIS". Tens of civilians were also kil...

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Trump Jr., Manafort slated to appear before Senate panel handling Russian probe

Trump Jr., Manafort slated to appear before Senate panel handling Russian probe

Another is the Senate judiciary committee, which has sought testimony from Manafort and President Donald Trump's eldest son. Simpson and Manafort were initially slated to appear on the same pane...

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Cabinet paves way for applicability of GST regime in J&K

Cabinet paves way for applicability of GST regime in J&K

The Opposition, particularly the Congress and the Left, warned the government that it will alone have to bear the consequences of sidestepping Article 370 that gives special status to J&K. "The main a...

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Inc. Has $174000 Position in American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. (ACSF)

The stock declined 0.18% or $0.1 reaching $59.8 per share. About 64,006 shares traded. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) has risen 57.33% since July 28, 2016 and is uptrending. for 277,332 shares....

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Brazilian President Mobilizes Army to Ensure Security in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian President Mobilizes Army to Ensure Security in Rio de Janeiro

Rio, which hosted the 2016 Summer Olympics, has several hundred slums that are controlled by drug gangs. The operation is scheduled to run until the end of 2018. An average of three people were killed...

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Odisha BJP seeks ED probe into BJD's poll funding irregularities

Odisha BJP seeks ED probe into BJD's poll funding irregularities

The BJP team provided details of the disputed bank account details along with 8 other accounts of the BJD to the ED, seeking a speedy probe. As per BJP, CM Patnaik submitted a false affidavit while co...

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Vande Mataram issue rocks Maharashtra Assembly again

Vande Mataram issue rocks Maharashtra Assembly again

After a brief uproar on the issue, speaker Haribhau Bagade appealed to the MLAs to calm down. "It is against the teaching of our religion and no Muslim will sing it", said AzmiRaote waded into the con...

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India's NSA Doval calls on Chinese President

India's NSA Doval calls on Chinese President

The report in English daily also hints at the possibility of visits by Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and senior officials, including Joint Secretary (East Asia) Pranay Verma, to engage with Chinese i...

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United Kingdom requests European Union migration study, 13 months after Brexit vote

United Kingdom requests European Union migration study, 13 months after Brexit vote

The pro-EU leader - who previously described Brexit as "a disastrous creature" - has called for a new referendum to decide on the final European Union exit deal. Government sources conceded the ru...

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Sen. Graham Pushes Bill To Prevent Trump From Firing Mueller

Sen. Graham Pushes Bill To Prevent Trump From Firing Mueller

There might also be "holy hell" for firing Mueller. Under the statute, an independent counsel could only be removed via impeachment by congress or by termination by the attorney general "only for good...

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1 killed, 2 injured in shooting at Israeli embassy

1 killed, 2 injured in shooting at Israeli embassy

The incident comes at a time of mounting tensions between Israel and the Muslim world over metal detectors Israel installed at a Jerusalem shrine revered by Muslims and Jews. Israeli authorities impos...

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Trump 'disappointed' in attorney general

Trump tweeted several times in the last week about Sessions and blasted the attorney general in an interview with The New York Times . In a press conference later in the day, Trump declined to ...

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'It's time to move on': Obamacare repeal reeling after Senate defeat

'It's time to move on': Obamacare repeal reeling after Senate defeat

His surprise decision came after a prolonged drama on the Senate floor. "There are some good options out there" and she is encouraged by Senator Schumer's cooperative tone after the GOP bill went do...

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Trump Appoints General John Kelly As The New Chief Of Staff

Trump Appoints General John Kelly As The New Chief Of Staff

But he has privately floated potential replacements for Priebus, including Secretary John Kelly , deputy national security adviser Dina Powell, chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and former campaign ad...

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Neymar storms out of Barcelona training

Neymar storms out of Barcelona training

Reportedly pondering a 222-million euro ($256.8 million) move to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona , the Brazil captain showed this week why the French club would be willing to pay a world-record pr...

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Good dad films himself catching home run his son hit

Good dad films himself catching home run his son hit

Braheim reached for a hug as Devon told him he hadn't forgotten about him - or the bat he had requested. It took about a year, but Braheim did what his father asked. Using his treasured bat, Braheim...

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Prized recruit Mitchell Robinson leaves Western Kentucky's campus

Prized recruit Mitchell Robinson leaves Western Kentucky's campus

Western Kentucky assistant coach Shammond Williams, who is the Robinson's godfather, resigned from his position this summer. After enrolling in July and arriving later this month after trying out f...

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Trump tweets that Gen. John Kelly is new chief of staff

After months of speculation about Priebus' fate, Trump tweeted his decision just as he landed in Washington after a speech in NY in which he lavishly praised Kelly's performance at Homeland Security...

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White House/Congress Showdown over New Russia Sanctions

White House/Congress Showdown over New Russia Sanctions

The White House has signaled the president will sign the legislation even though it would limit the administration's ability to improve relations with Moscow. Now, a bipartisan majority in Congress se...

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ODU football adds more games to Virginia Tech series

ODU football adds more games to Virginia Tech series

In 2026, Virginia Tech will also play VMI, Old Dominion and Maryland in its out of conference schedule. Tech previously scheduled a home-and-home with Arizona that'll require a trip out West in 2029. ...

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Boy Scouts Chief Apologies for Politicized Trump Speech

Boy Scouts Chief Apologies for Politicized Trump Speech

This was not the place nor the audience for such a speech. Trump spoke about a number of different topics, including his great victory on election night, his fight to repeal Obamacare, and the "fa...

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Man injured when delivery package explodes in his hands

Man injured when delivery package explodes in his hands

When the man went to his mailbox and attempted to open the package, it exploded, authorities said . The front of the man's house was visibly damaged, with smokey ash seen covering the front door. I...

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Republican Obamacare Repeal Bill Fails

Republican Obamacare Repeal Bill Fails

The Wisconsin Republican said health care was a complicated legislative effort for the party to find consensus, but the GOP - along with President Donald Trump - can all agree on streamlining ta...

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Democrats and Republican Women Saved Your Health Care, Not John McCain

Democrats and Republican Women Saved Your Health Care, Not John McCain

And McConnell, who accused Democrats of holding votes in the "dead of night", scheduled the "skinny bill" vote in the wee hours of Friday morning. Over the next two days, McCain voted yes on the m...

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US Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal, bitter blow to Trump

US Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal, bitter blow to Trump

In July 2008, just over a month after surgery for brain cancer and still in the middle of chemotherapy treatments, Senator Ted Kennedy returned to the Senate floor to help the Democrats break the de...

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Abbott Asks DPS To Reverse Crime Lab Fees Policy

Abbott Asks DPS To Reverse Crime Lab Fees Policy

Greg Abbott's decision. The original announcement from McCraw made an official mandate to charge law enforcement agencies across the state of Texas for crime lab services and would become effectiv...

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Scaramucci targets Priebus, Bannon in expletive-ridden call with reporter

As we reported , Scaramucci went the fuck off earlier this week on the leak of his financial disclosure form , saying he reported it to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Depart...

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