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23 dead as old, 'unsafe' building collapses in Mumbai

23 dead as old, 'unsafe' building collapses in Mumbai

It said 34 people trapped inside the building could be rescued. Rescuers using diggers sifted through the remains of the four-storey residential building which gave way around 08:40 am (0310 GMT) ...

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Pittsburgh Focus Group: Trump Support Slipping

Pittsburgh Focus Group: Trump Support Slipping

People were allowed to name more than one answer. Still, in a state where Trump won by less than a percentage point, his backers' complaints are a warning sign for the Republican president. First, M...

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Uruguay-Argentina at the Centenario: both teams under enormous pressure

Uruguay-Argentina at the Centenario: both teams under enormous pressure

However, Suarez returned to Barca training last week and has subsequently been cleared fit to return to action. The FC panel discuss the implications of Argentina and Uruguay's WCQ game , and i...

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Mnuchin says sweeping tax law can be passed this year

Mnuchin says sweeping tax law can be passed this year

And that's what I'm focused on for the most part ... Mnuchin's predecessor, Jack Lew, previous year proposed replacing the controversial Andrew Jackson with abolitionist icon Harriet Tubman - the fo...

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Six Flags Great America unleashes plans for 'world-record breaking' loop coaster

Six Flags Great America unleashes plans for 'world-record breaking' loop coaster

Guests will experience swings reaching up to 70mph at 147-feet in the air before falling down from 15 stories. Six Flags in St. Louis will have Typhoon Twister, a new water ride , at the park next...

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China-India rivalry subsides but is unlikely to go away

China-India rivalry subsides but is unlikely to go away

China has tried to highlight the Indian troops withdrawal while remaining silent about the fate of the road which was the primary objection for India . In June this year, PTI reported that China pro...

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NC swift water rescue teams heading to Texas for rescue, recovery efforts

NC swift water rescue teams heading to Texas for rescue, recovery efforts

It includes 14 members of the swift water team. Vancouver has a search and rescue team similar to the one in Texas - it's known as the Canada Task Force 1 (CANTF-1), or the Heavy Urban Search and R...

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Houston police officer drowns in Hurricane Harvey floods

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said in a tweet: "Sergeant Perez fulfilled his goal". They contacted his wife, who said she hadn't seen him since Sunday. Sgt. Steve Perez had been with the Houston ...

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After tense talks, United Nations renews peacekeepers in Lebanon

After tense talks, United Nations renews peacekeepers in Lebanon

Israel maintains that Hizbullah, the Iranian-supplied and Lebanon-based armed group seeking the destruction of the Jewish state, operates with near impunity in southern Lebanon, a claim supported str...

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Sheriff David Clarke, Outspoken Support of Trump, Resigns As Milwaukee…

Sheriff David Clarke, Outspoken Support of Trump, Resigns As Milwaukee…

Clarke's most recent Twitter post from Thursday afternoon showed him posing with law enforcement officers at the National Fraternal Order of Police convention in Nashville. In a particularly egregiou...

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Trump's Border Threats Could Make for an Ugly September

President Donald Trump arrives in the East Room of the White House in Washington , Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, for a news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto. Democrats, including both Ho...

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In Retaliation, US Orders Russia to Close Consulate in San Francisco

In Retaliation, US Orders Russia to Close Consulate in San Francisco

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the United States has fully complied with Russia's demand to reduce staff at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and at a smaller facility in St. Nauert, howeve...

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Trump Issues Emergency Declaration for Louisiana

Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain said his department's mobile pet shelter transported pets with their families from the full Lake Charles shelter to Alexandria overnight. Edwards said li...

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Lavrov Expresses Concern Over 'Escalation Of Tensions' With US

Lavrov Expresses Concern Over 'Escalation Of Tensions' With US

The United States and Russian Federation agreed Pyongyang's missile launch represented another serious violation of UN Security Council resolutions, while Lavrov urged the United States from taking ...

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Bakers stranded by Harvey floodwaters make pan dulce for evacuees

Bakers stranded by Harvey floodwaters make pan dulce for evacuees

The workers from the El Bolillo Bakery in Houston , Texas , used up almost 2,000kg of flour to bake bread and pan dulce, Mexican sweet bread, throughout the night and day after they were left stra...

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Russian TV journalist detained in Kiev

Russian TV journalist detained in Kiev

Anna Kurbatova, a correspondent for the major Russian TV network Channel 1, was forcibly returned to Russia , Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) spokeswoman Olena Hitlyanska announced in a Facebook po...

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South Korea coach Shin Tae-Yong: We Are Determined to beat Iran

South Korea coach Shin Tae-Yong: We Are Determined to beat Iran

Shin Tae-yong takes charge of South Korea for the first time on Thursday (today), knowing that failure to defeat fierce rivals Iran in front of some 60,000 fans here could lead to his side missing a W...

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David Tang dies: tributes paid to Hong Kong businessman and socialite

David Tang dies: tributes paid to Hong Kong businessman and socialite

The flamboyant entrepeneur split his time between Hong Kong and London and developed a reputation as the best-connected man in both. Ewan Venters, CEO of luxury London department store Fortnum & Mas...

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Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) Short Interest Up 50.7% in August

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) Short Interest Up 50.7% in August

Clearbridge Investments Limited Liability owns 379,957 shares. Commonwealth Bancshares Of Australia stated it has 0.02% in Rockwell Collins, Inc . In this case performance of tends to percentage rate...

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Hurricane Harvey Causing Gas Prices To Rise Across The Southeast

Hurricane Harvey Causing Gas Prices To Rise Across The Southeast

Even before the storm hit, experts realized Houston and Corpus Christie have almost 20 refineries that might be affected . Most of the country still has their eyes on Texas where recovery efforts a...

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The average travel time spent travelling to work for Irish commuters

The average travel time spent travelling to work for Irish commuters

Nationally, 22.9% of commuters had a commute of under 15 minutes. The number of people leaving before 7am increased to 365,000 (+34%) since April 2011, with 25% of male commuters and 13% of females ...

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Buckingham Palace sword attacker charged with terror offence

Buckingham Palace sword attacker charged with terror offence

London's Metropolitan police charged Mohiussunnath Choudhury, 26, of Luton for conduct "in preparation for giving effect to his intention to commit an act or acts of terrorism". Thresa May praised the...

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India to work with Switzerland on black money: Modi

India to work with Switzerland on black money: Modi

Modi said that foreign direct investment is an important basis for economic cooperation between India and Switzerland. He said, "We especially welcome Swiss investors in India. Swiss Federal Council...

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JDU MLC's son, three others found guilty in Gaya road rage case

JDU MLC's son, three others found guilty in Gaya road rage case

Two other accused taken into custody were Rocky's cousin Teny Yadav and Manorma Devi's bodyguard Rajesh. Aditya's mother also hopeful that she will get justice in the case. "It is now up to the court ...

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DMK to meet President as Governor refuses to intervene

DMK to meet President as Governor refuses to intervene

As per reports, the reason behind DMK being so active for the floor test is its fear of getting its 20 MLAs disqualified by Assembly's Privileges Committee for waving tobacco packets in the Tamil Na...

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UNC denies white supremacist's request to speak

UNC denies white supremacist's request to speak

White nationalist Richard Spencer still intends to speak at the University of Florida next month and will to go to court if necessary to get that opportunity. "We are prepared to vigorously defend...

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United Nations chief tours Gaza frontier, visits Hamas terror tunnel

United Nations chief tours Gaza frontier, visits Hamas terror tunnel

In a speech on Wednesday during the United Nations chief's visit - his first since becoming head of the global body earlier this year - Mr Guterres said he was "deeply moved" to see the suffering of G...

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Iraqi PM Declares Tal Afar 'Fully Liberated' from ISIS

Iraqi PM Declares Tal Afar 'Fully Liberated' from ISIS

A US-backed operation to retake the northwestern city, captured by the extremists on June 16, 2014, began 10 days ago. Abadi warned the militant group that Iraqi forces would recapture all the remai...

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North Korea launch increases focus on risky US shoot down option

North Korea launch increases focus on risky US shoot down option

The changes in North Korea's testing behavior are consistent with an increasingly capable and unsafe long-range ballistic missile program. The U.S. KC-135 aerial refueling plane was also dispatched ...

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Two Senior Cops Sentenced to 17 Years Imprisonment : Benazir Bhutto Assassination Case

Two Senior Cops Sentenced to 17 Years Imprisonment : Benazir Bhutto Assassination Case

ATC Judge Asghar Khan sentenced former Rawalpindi CPO deputy inspector general of police Saud Aziz and former Rawal Town Superintendent of Police Khurram Shahzad to 17 years imprisonment each. Earli...

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Veteran Houston officer drowns in floodwaters 2 days before birthday

Veteran Houston officer drowns in floodwaters 2 days before birthday

Houston police officer Sgt. Steve Perez is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters August 29, 2017 . "We could not put more officers at risk for what we knew in our hearts wou...

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Nigeria Confirms Its 5 Pilgrims To Mecca Have Died

Nigeria Confirms Its 5 Pilgrims To Mecca Have Died

Riyadh says nearly 800 died, although this figure has been disputed by other countries who say the final death toll was nearer 2,000. She said that is a problem every Hajj Board will have to gr...

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Great River Rescue collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey animal victims

Great River Rescue collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey animal victims

They also need toys, treats, collars and airline kennels for both dogs and cats. "We have let them know and talked with them that housing animals here at our shelter is a possibility if they have need...

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WHOA! Ed Westwick Says He's 'Still Not Sure' Who Gossip Girl Was?!

WHOA! Ed Westwick Says He's 'Still Not Sure' Who Gossip Girl Was?!

Of course, before dating notorious Lothario Leo, Blake had a relationship with her Gossip Girl co-star, Penn Badgley for three years. When asked if she would be game for a reboot, she said, "I'm...

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Woman critical after Sydney beauty salon procedure goes horribly wrong

Woman critical after Sydney beauty salon procedure goes horribly wrong

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated a 35-year-old woman who was in cardiac arrest. A 33-year-old woman was charged with reckless grievous bodily harm and using poison so as to endanger life. She has pr...

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Remembering the late Princess Diana

Remembering the late Princess Diana

If you're having trouble choosing between anniversary specials and have a soft spot for Diana's sons, the princes William and Harry , Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy on HBO may be worth ...

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Student Who Received R14 Million Instead Of R1,400 Defends Herself On Facebook

Student Who Received R14 Million Instead Of R1,400 Defends Herself On Facebook

It's also emerged that the student who mistakenly received the money from Nsfas spent close to a R1 million in less than three months. "She used to sport neat cornrows but she had recently started wea...

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Britain's May visits Japanese warship before talks with Abe

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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