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Why Pakistan is ignoring Trump's 'do more' demand?

Pakistani officials cite the USA military's assessments the Taliban has extended its control or influence to more than 40 percent of the Afghan territory since the withdrawal of global combat forces...

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Pres. Trump traveling to Texas Tuesday to survey Hurricane Harvey damage

Pres. Trump traveling to Texas Tuesday to survey Hurricane Harvey damage

While planning and training play a large part in the success of the Coast Guard, a lot of the methods they are using to carry out rescues was developed as a result of the horrific flooding that took p...

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North Korea Launches 3 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, One Fails in Flight

North Korea Launches 3 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, One Fails in Flight

Pacific Command said in a statement. But Chinese diplomats and the state news media have asserted that the U.S. and its allies should not depend so much on China to ease tensions created by North...

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Cajun Navy gathers in Acadiana, heads for Texas

Cajun Navy gathers in Acadiana, heads for Texas

Numerous volunteers were victims of the historic flooding we saw here in Louisiana one year ago; they remember people coming from across the country to lend a hand and made a decision to do the same...

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Lawyer's bodies in Mumbai condemn Maharashtra government's stand on Justice Abhay Oka

Lawyer's bodies in Mumbai condemn Maharashtra government's stand on Justice Abhay Oka

First, go and apologise to the Chief Justice, whom you misled by not showing our order. It may be recalled that the BBA , AAWI and Advocates Society for Minorities (ASM) have taken strong exception...

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Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derails, injuries reported; rescue ops on

Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derails, injuries reported; rescue ops on

The railway route was affected and it would take another four to six hours to rerail the derailed coaches and start the service. The accident took place between Asangaon and Titwala. It is being said ...

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Mumbai University declares third year Bcom results; 65.6% of candidates pass

Mumbai University declares third year Bcom results; 65.6% of candidates pass

Even though their results are announced, the university has put them in reserve as they have been marked absent in various papers. The results can be accessed at mu.ac.in. The pass percentage for the ...

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Martin Luther King Jr. statue to be unveiled Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. statue to be unveiled Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. advanced and oppose President Donald Trump's administration. She and other members of the slain civil rights leader's family were on hand for the ceremony, along with Gov. "...

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UN Secretary General to attend Israeli startup event

UN Secretary General to attend Israeli startup event

Monday evening Guterres, accompanied by Netanyahu and Danon, will view an exhibition of Israeli innovations at Jerusalem's Israel Museum. Kuwait's Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has held talks with visit...

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Hundreds of water rescues in Houston

Hundreds of water rescues in Houston

You can also call one of five numbers for the Houston command center of the US Coast Guard if you're in danger and need rescue: 281-464-4851, -4852, -4853, -4854 and -4855. "Stay off the roads, becaus...

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Texas Officials Spar Over Hurricane Evacuation Order That Never Happened

Texas Officials Spar Over Hurricane Evacuation Order That Never Happened

In 2005, as the photo below shows, Houstonians fled Hurricane Rita , gridlocking highways. He says every neighborhood has received at least some flooding. "They tell me they think they have a sol...

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Watch Chelsea 2-0 Everton match highlights

Watch Chelsea 2-0 Everton match highlights

However, Everton could only resist for just shy of half an hour, as after 27 minutes a deflected one-two between Cesc Fabregas and his Spanish compatriot Alvaro Morata resulted in an opportunity...

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How to Help the Red Cross Respond to Harvey

How to Help the Red Cross Respond to Harvey

Hurricane Harvey , now a tropical storm , made landfall late Friday as a Category 4, dropping heavy rain in the Houston area. On Sunday, Tropical Storm Harvey flooded Houston forcing residents ...

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Flake says shutting down government to get border wall a bad idea

Flake says shutting down government to get border wall a bad idea

Ryan led with a top down approach. a binary choice for his caucus where he essentially stated - you're either with me or against me . If productivity doesn't pick up markedly when the Senate return...

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Ted Cruz responds to Rep. King's Sandy tweet

Ted Cruz responds to Rep. King's Sandy tweet

But Harvey's costs will certainly dwarf those figures and require Congress to grapple with how to more adequately replenish the disaster fund. This time the spotlight is on Texas, where 20 sitting...

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Hurricane Harvey's Possible Gasoline Impact

Hurricane Harvey's Possible Gasoline Impact

DeHaan in the price-tracking website's weekly media release. AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.25 per gallon in Rhode Island and as high as $2.50. "Multiple refineries and dri...

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Houston homeowners catch fish in living room

Houston homeowners catch fish in living room

The fish is eventually captured when it tries to swim past him again and the man falls to his knees, with his hands landing on the fish. "Houstonians fishing INSIDE their home - near I-45 and Monroe...

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Cabinet shuffle expected as new governor general sworn in

Cabinet shuffle expected as new governor general sworn in

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced he is preparing for a significant shift in his government's handling of the Indigenous Affairs file - a plan created to lead to the dissolution of the depa...

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Pakistan declines to host top USA diplomat

Pakistan declines to host top USA diplomat

The third No is the apparent veto of a freaky idea that the president toyed with: to hire Eric Prince, founder of the notorious Blackwater private contractor outfit that shot up Baghdad, to lead a mer...

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Trump to Harvey victims: 'We are 100 percent with you'

Trump to Harvey victims: 'We are 100 percent with you'

President Donald Trump is sending a message of support to people of Texas and Louisiana suffering from historic rain and flooding from Hurricane Harvey . The New York Times reported on Monday that...

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Trump defends pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio

Trump defends pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio

Regarding Obama's decision to commute the sentence of former soldier Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of espionage in 2013 and served years in prison for leaking classified documents to WikiLeak...

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Houston releases water from two dams in attempt to prevent 'uncontrolled' overflow

Houston releases water from two dams in attempt to prevent 'uncontrolled' overflow

The release of rising waters from the Addicks dam in the USA state of Texas can provoke more flooding near the city of Houston , Mayor Sylvester Turner said in a press conference on Monday. Monday an...

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Kidnapped Girl Thrown Off Bridge Survives; Worcester Man Arrested

Kidnapped Girl Thrown Off Bridge Survives; Worcester Man Arrested

Police say the girl was taken at around 2:30 am on Sunday from the Worcester home by 35-year-old family friend Joshua Hubert. He threw the girl off a bridge into Lake Quinsigamond where she swam to ...

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'Heathers' Promo: First Look At Paramount Network Series Based On Movie

'Heathers' Promo: First Look At Paramount Network Series Based On Movie

They've been replaced with a deeply post-millennial aesthetic that includes chokers, heeled booties, fur, and lots and lots of gold. The teaser for the dark comedy of the original film ends with the b...

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Madhya Pradesh cop runs with bomb on shoulder, saves 400 children

Madhya Pradesh cop runs with bomb on shoulder, saves 400 children

Patel picked up the bomb and ran with it for nearly a kilometer to finally deposit it in a place where there was no habitation. A policeman in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has won praise after...

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Trump Renews Call For Mexico To Pay For Border Wall

Trump Renews Call For Mexico To Pay For Border Wall

Cohn on debt ceiling, tax plan: Gary Cohn, the head of President Trump's National Economic Council, says Congress "has to increase the debt ceiling" and that the USA "cannot be put in a positio...

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Man Arrested For Lying About Being Stabbed for Looking Like Neo-Nazi

Man Arrested For Lying About Being Stabbed for Looking Like Neo-Nazi

Witt posted details of the stabbing on social media, claiming his haircut might have been the reason he was attacked. Police questioned his story because surveillance video did not show anyone runni...

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Coast Guard Using Helicopters for Search and Rescue in Texas

Coast Guard Using Helicopters for Search and Rescue in Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating after a woman was reported missing Friday after a boat capsized off the coast of Saco. "This case included 2 Coast Guard MH-65 helicopters collaborating in a gr...

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated first LNG terminal

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated first LNG terminal

Speaking at the ceremony, the prime minister said that the government brought this cheap source of energy to the country in record time. He said the present government had been able to introduce this ...

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Trump tweets: Mexico will pay for wall through 'reimbursement'

Trump tweets: Mexico will pay for wall through 'reimbursement'

The Trump administration official told NBC News that such a showdown with Congress, over funding for construction of the border wall , could come in September when lawmakers return from their August ...

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Sac Fire task force travels to assist Harvey victims in Houston

Sac Fire task force travels to assist Harvey victims in Houston

On Sunday morning, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue also deployed 45 members of Florida Task Force One. There is an urban search and rescue plan in place by the Federal Emergency Management Agency . "After...

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Indian spiritual guru Ram Rahim sentenced to 20 years in jail

Indian spiritual guru Ram Rahim sentenced to 20 years in jail

All cars entering the town were being searched. Defence seeks leniency of punishment. The minimum punishment for rape is seven years which may extend till life (term). He was taken away by jail wa...

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'Blue Whale' claims first victim in UP

'Blue Whale' claims first victim in UP

The police said that Parth had been playing Blue Whale game using his father's mobile phone from the last few days. Parth Singh, a 13-year-old boy was found hanging in his bedroom in Maudaha villa...

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United Kingdom warns European Union not to 'drag its feet' on Brexit

United Kingdom warns European Union not to 'drag its feet' on Brexit

And meanwhile Brussels is understood to be infuriated at Britain's refusal even to spell out how it thinks its liabilities to the European Union should be calculated, let alone put a figure on the...

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Hillary Clinton's book tour hits Boston in November

Hillary Clinton's book tour hits Boston in November

When Hillary Clinton lost Wisconsin and MI to Republican Donald Trump on election night 2016, her party stood in disbelief as the reliably blue wall and hopes of winning the White House crumbled right...

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Entire Texas National Guard activated for Harvey search, rescue efforts

Entire Texas National Guard activated for Harvey search, rescue efforts

Local shelter operations are underway by members of the Texas State Guard and a track system is being provided to help evacuees find loved ones checking into shelters. They will assist the ongoing sea...

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Dortmund signs forward Andrey Yarmolenko from Dynamo Kiev

Dortmund signs forward Andrey Yarmolenko from Dynamo Kiev

Dembele became the second-most expensive player in soccer history on Friday when Barcelona picked the 20-year-old French forward to replace Neymar in a deal that could reach 147 million euros ($175 ...

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JAHAN NAMA: North Korea Tests Three Missiles

JAHAN NAMA: North Korea Tests Three Missiles

Kim says North Korea's large-sized artillery rockets blur the boundaries between artillery systems and ballistic missiles because they create their own thrust and are guided during delivery. Seoul's...

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Nurse who killed 2 patients may have murdered 84 more

Nurse who killed 2 patients may have murdered 84 more

He was convicted of two charges of attempted murder and two counts of murder by an Oldenburg court in 2015. The resulting evidence suggests that he may have killed at least 84 more people, officials...

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Republicans blamed for debt ceiling 'mess'

Republicans blamed for debt ceiling 'mess'

McConnell, at an event in Louisville, Ky., on Thursday, did not respond to questions about Trump's comments. Mulvaney said earlier this month that the White House supports a "clean" debt ceiling...

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