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Britain's May visits Japanese warship before talks with Abe

The authorities in North Korea are highly nationalistic and promote resentment of the US and Japan as part of their claim to legitimacy. "We solemnly warn not only the U.S. and its allies in the reg...

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Tuesday's deluge: Bombay Hospital doctor missing

Tuesday's deluge: Bombay Hospital doctor missing

BMC officials told Firstpost that divers will attempt to trace an underground route from the manhole to a large storm water drain in Worli. His umbrella was found near India Bulls in Lower Parel , ...

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Remnants of Harvey to visit Labor Day weekend

Remnants of Harvey to visit Labor Day weekend

The forecast discussion from the National Weather Service's Mount Holly station said the remnants of Harvey will be absorbed into an incoming upper-level trough and "will bring moisture across our...

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Supporters of DACA program gather in Grand Rapids

Supporters of DACA program gather in Grand Rapids

It helps them avoid deportation and get work permits. The congressman underscored that eliminating the DACA program without first passing a permanent legislative replacement would pull the rug out fro...

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Van With 6 Drowned Family Members Found in Houston

Van With 6 Drowned Family Members Found in Houston

The van's driver, the family's great-uncle, escaped the van before it submerged under water. Update 4:50 p.m. August 28: The Harris County Sheriff's Office said on Monday afternoon that it was not...

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7 killed in Mumbai building collapse; many feared trapped

7 killed in Mumbai building collapse; many feared trapped

Two bodies were pulled out from the rubble and a third victim was later declared dead at hospital, police said. A woman said the building also housed a nursery-cum-playgroup. The Brihanmumbai Munici...

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Mueller, New York AG Team up on Manafort in Russia Probe

Mueller, New York AG Team up on Manafort in Russia Probe

Mueller is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, to which Trump has reportedly replied that he has " complete power to pardon " anyone from relatives and ...

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Mumbai 5 storey building collapse: 7 dead, many feared trapped

Mumbai 5 storey building collapse: 7 dead, many feared trapped

Nine people had been confirmed dead, a municipal authority official said, while rescuers estimated more than 16 had been injured and taken to hospital. Mumbai police had detained Shiv Sena leader S...

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3 dead, over 30 feared trapped as 3-storey building collapses

3 dead, over 30 feared trapped as 3-storey building collapses

Mumbai: At least four people have died after a five-storey building has collapsed this morning in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar area. "Residents of two to three adjacant buildings have been vacated", sai...

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17 bodies recovered as Rohingya boat capsizes in Naf

17 bodies recovered as Rohingya boat capsizes in Naf

Reports say government soldiers have shot indiscriminately at Rohingyas, killing unarmed civilians, including women and children. The boat capsized at the west beach (Paschim Saikat) of Subrang unio...

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Mexico Adamant: Will Not Pay For Border Wall 'Under Any Circumstances'

Mexico Adamant: Will Not Pay For Border Wall 'Under Any Circumstances'

Trump, however, called Arpaio a " patriot ", and he listed a number of controversial pardons and commutations that presidents have made in the past, including President Bill Clinton's pardon of Marc R...

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Trump to Harvey victims: 'All of America' grieving with you

Trump to Harvey victims: 'All of America' grieving with you

Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey are likely to rise as more torrential rain pounds the U.S. Gulf Coast, where at least eight people have already been killed in Texas and tens of thousands dr...

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Ozarks Blood Donors Needed to Help Boost Texas Supplies

Ozarks Blood Donors Needed to Help Boost Texas Supplies

They especially need Type O donations. With blood drives cancelled for multiple days due to unsafe widespread flooding in Southeast Texas, all blood collection agencies in the USA are making every e...

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Treasure Coast Food Bank sending food, supplies to Houston

Treasure Coast Food Bank sending food, supplies to Houston

The Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana is also accepting financial contributions to support our efforts to meet the food assistance needs of disaster victims as well as the increased need for food a...

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Howedes set to complete Juve transfer

Howedes set to complete Juve transfer

While many had tipped the Germany global to finish his career at Schalke after signing a contract extension through to 2020 in 2016, he fell down the pecking order under new coach Domenico Tedesco ...

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Aust offers Philippines training in IS battle

Aust offers Philippines training in IS battle

Pro-IS gunmen occupied parts of Marawi, the Islamic capital of the mainly Catholic Philippines on May 23, triggering a battle that the military says has left nearly 800 people dead. The foreign minist...

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56% Americans say Trump 'tearing the country apart'

56% Americans say Trump 'tearing the country apart'

Even among Republicans, the figure was just 31 percent. While the poll found that voters are generally supportive of how the president is handling the economy and terrorism, there was one rather...

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Frankfurt evacuation sees 70000 out to defuse WWII bomb

Frankfurt evacuation sees 70000 out to defuse WWII bomb

The German media quotes the massive 4,000 pound bomb as having been given the nickname "Wohnblockknacker", or " Blockbuster " in English, during the war. It is relatively common for unexploded bo...

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Theresa May Visits Tokyo Amid North Korea Tension And Brexit Fears

Theresa May Visits Tokyo Amid North Korea Tension And Brexit Fears

She also said Britain would later be able to change the terms of such trade deals. The EU has trade deals with external countries like Switzerland and South Korea, and is now finalising its own deal w...

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First lady Melania Trump praises 'strength and resilience' of Texans

First lady Melania Trump praises 'strength and resilience' of Texans

Ms Trump was photographed walking across the White House lawn in an all-black ensemble, an army green bomber jacket, aviator sunglasses.and sky-high stilettos . "She went to Houston wearing high he...

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Patty Jenkins On Why Ares Was Necessary In 'Wonder Woman'

Patty Jenkins On Why Ares Was Necessary In 'Wonder Woman'

Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has received much praise for her blockbuster superhero movie - but there was one person whose reaction was especially noteworthy: Hillary Clinton, who named the ...

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NSW MP embroiled in massage scandal

NSW MP embroiled in massage scandal

Ward tells a slightly different story to the ABC , claiming that he was threatened because he declined an offer for something more than just a massage. "I was terrified. I didn't know whether they wo...

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Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to Harvey relief efforts

Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to Harvey relief efforts

In Louisiana , one shelter is open where eight people spent Saturday night. More than 1,500 disaster workers are on the ground, and hundreds more are on the way. At least 25 people have been ki...

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Bannon Wages War With Trump-Backed Candidate In Alabama

Bannon Wages War With Trump-Backed Candidate In Alabama

Groups allied with McConnell have spent heavily in the race to support unusual, who was appointed to fill the seat left vacant when Jeff Sessions became Attorney General. Last week, former Republican ...

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Trump, Saudi king discuss dispute with Qatar

Trump, Saudi king discuss dispute with Qatar

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said Wednesday that Riyadh and its regional allies had ignored "on at least 12 different occasions" calls by Qatar for talks on resol...

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President Trump speaks in Missouri to push his vision for tax reform

President Trump speaks in Missouri to push his vision for tax reform

But he offered only broad outlines of his vision for a new tax code beyond a 15 percent corporate rate, such as the return of corporate profits stashed overseas and simpler tax forms. He told the audi...

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Sanders: Trump Broke Promise to 'Stand With the Working People'

Sanders: Trump Broke Promise to 'Stand With the Working People'

The single-payer system has increasingly gained support among Democrats but Harris' decision is a public break House Minority Leader and fellow California lawmaker Rep. "As we talk about moving towa...

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Broncos' TJ Ward on trading block?

Broncos' TJ Ward on trading block?

It's of course possible that John Elway could be shopping Ward without Joseph's knowledge, but considering the safety is a big part of the team's defense, that seems somewhat unlikely. If Denver wil...

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Armymen to be redeployed in combat roles as Cabinet clears mega reform

Armymen to be redeployed in combat roles as Cabinet clears mega reform

At the Union Cabinet briefing on Wednesday, defence minister Arun Jaitley announced the time-bound reforms which in the first phase will include a redeployment and restructuring of about 57,000 post...

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Details for President Trump's Missouri visit announced

Details for President Trump's Missouri visit announced

Following a whirlwind tax tour by chief Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump will take the baton as he visits Springfield, Missouri on Wednesday to begin his leg of the race to complete ...

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Trump Targets McCaskill: 'Vote Her Out' If She Doesn't Slash Corporate Taxes

Trump Targets McCaskill: 'Vote Her Out' If She Doesn't Slash Corporate Taxes

The Republican-controlled Congress is expected to try to take up tax policy in the wake of the GOP's inability in recent months to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . economy grew by 3 perce...

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UN Rights Chief Decries Trump's 'Demonization' Of Media

UN Rights Chief Decries Trump's 'Demonization' Of Media

United Nations rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein urged President Nicolas Maduro's government Wednesday to ensure independent investigations of abuses by security forces, plus armed groups and protest...

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REAL SCOOP: Man shot to death in driveway of Surrey home

REAL SCOOP: Man shot to death in driveway of Surrey home

He was found inside a vehicle. Abram will be appearing in Surrey Provincial Court on a date that police said is still to be determined. Nobody has been arrested in connection with the killing an...

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New Orleans Forecast Improves Slightly As Southwest Louisiana Braces For More Rain

New Orleans Forecast Improves Slightly As Southwest Louisiana Braces For More Rain

A Moody's analyst said damage from Harvey will "likely be much higher than most recent hurricanes". It's expected to become a tropical depression by Wednesday night. From her home in a northeast Ho...

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A Judge Just Blocked Texas' Controversial

A Judge Just Blocked Texas' Controversial "Show Me Your Papers" Law

Garcia's order suspends the law's most contentious language while suggesting that even parts of the law that can go forward won't withstand further legal challenges. SB 4 would also allow local offici...

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Former LA Sheriff, Lee Baca, Could Be Next for a Trump Pardon

Former LA Sheriff, Lee Baca, Could Be Next for a Trump Pardon

Arpaio said after the election previous year, which he lost to now Sheriff Paul Penzone, he was uncertain about the future, but did not see a return to politics. A federal court found that he d...

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Aguirre: Law needed for Marcoses to return wealth

Aguirre: Law needed for Marcoses to return wealth

Duterte has noted that his late father, a local politician, was a trusted Cabinet member of Marcos. Mr Duterte stunned the nation in November past year by allowing the body of the late dictator to b...

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Some 14000 National Guard Troops Activated in Texas Amid Hurricane - Governor

More than 30 inches (76 cm) of rain had fallen in parts of Houston in the past 48 hours, the National Weather Service said on Sunday, with more on the way. Harvey has drawn comparisons with Hurric...

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Pentagon raises Afghanistan troop estimate to 11000

Pentagon raises Afghanistan troop estimate to 11000

The Senate of Pakistan through the document has welcomed the formation of "Pak-Afghan Army Working Group" to jointly work for eradication of terrorism in the region. There also more than 20,000 contra...

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Tropical Storm Warning, Watch Continues In North Carolina

Tropical Storm Warning, Watch Continues In North Carolina

Forcasters say that Wilmington and surrounding areas could see as much as eight inches of rain by early Tuesday with the storm moving across the coastal areas. High in the mid 80s. Humidity will be ...

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