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Photo shows Texas nursing home residents submerged, lounging in water

Photo shows Texas nursing home residents submerged, lounging in water

Popoff said rescues in Dickinson are still ongoing. His wife, Kim McIntosh of Florida, told the New York Daily News that no one asked her mother, who owns the facility, to evacuate and flooding has never gone past a sidewalk. "We're still counting", he said. When the McIntoshs' heard that the patients were safe, Timothy shared the good news on Twitter. "It's never even flooded past the sidewalk,"Kimberly said". Read More

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Tillerson on Trump's Charlottesville response: 'The president speaks for himself'

Tillerson on Trump's Charlottesville response: 'The president speaks for himself'

In response, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination took the unusual step to call out the U.S. for its "failure at the highest political level to unequivocally reject racist violent events". The secretary of State was responding to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which recently criticized Trump's response to Charlottesville . Read More

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Tillerson: Gorka is 'completely wrong' on 'radical Islam' term

Tillerson: Gorka is 'completely wrong' on 'radical Islam' term

After almost eight months serving in the White House, Gorka cited his reason for leaving mainly on "forces" who are turning the President away from his campaign promise of 'Making America Great Again'. Another complaint our favorite chef had about the speech was that Trump never once said "radical Islamic terrorism", again implying that a significant portion of this administration was under the impression that if you say those words enough times, ISIS will simply evaporate. Read More

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United States service member missing after Black Hawk crashes off Yemen

United States service member missing after Black Hawk crashes off Yemen

A US military Black Hawk helicopter smashed off the southern shoreline of Yemen while preparing its team, abandoning one administration part missing, authorities said. Five others on board the flying machine were safeguarded, authorities said in an announcement issued by U.S. Headquarters. Special Forces troops has been on the ground in the midst of Yemen's civil war in support of an operation against the Al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terror group. Read More

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James Clapper questions Donald Trump's 'fitness' to be president

James Clapper questions Donald Trump's 'fitness' to be president

He also labeled Trump's fiery rhetoric 'downright scary and disturbing '. "Of course he shot the messengers on the 11th of January", Clapper told CNN , "When he characterized us as Nazis for having delivered truth to power". "I don't know when I've listened and watched something like this from a president that I found more disturbing". Trump and Clapper have clashed over Clapper's frequent criticism of the president. Read More

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India look to seal series against Sri Lanka

India look to seal series against Sri Lanka

From the Indian point of view there were two big takeaways. This happened largely due to an experiment in their batting line up. This is the best match for Bhubaneshwar Kumar and it is the first time that he scored 50 runs. There are certain oppositions which bring out the best in a particular player in a cricket field. Dananjaya was taken off bowling after eight overs and that allowed the Indian pair to settle down. Read More

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Iraq captures two districts from ISIL

Iraq captures two districts from ISIL

Tal Afar , about 150 kilometers east of the Syrian border, is one of the last pockets of ISIL-held territory in Iraq. The Islamic State (IS) is on the verge of defeat in Tal Afar as Iraqi forces are about to take full control of the town, an Iraqi military spokesperson said on Saturday. Read More

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Typhoon Hato ravages Macau, worst storm since 1968

Typhoon Hato ravages Macau, worst storm since 1968

There were reports of 34 people injured in Hong Kong while in the city of Macau, across the Pearl River estuary, three people were killed, authorities there said. Authorities have struggled to restore order in the city of 600,000, with some residents having to queue for water from fire hydrants. Macau has rapidly transformed since 1999 into a gambling hub many times larger than Las Vegas, with major US casinos piling in. Read More

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Nikki Hayley: International Inspectors Must See Iranian Military Sites

Nikki Hayley: International Inspectors Must See Iranian Military Sites

Iran's top authorities have rejected giving global inspectors access to their military sites and officials have told Reuters any such move would trigger harsh consequences. "Why would they say that if they had nothing to hide?" He said based on the nuclear deal many changes have been made to the Fordow plant, however, the changes are in a way that Iran can resume uranium enrichment to the level of 20 percent immediately. Read More

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Protesters turn out in San Francisco despite canceled rally

Protesters turn out in San Francisco despite canceled rally

In a Facebook Live broadcast together with three other organisers for the " free speech rally " at Crissy Field, a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Gibson said the event could be "a trap". "I was hoping they would cancel and pack up their tents and go home". Patriot Prayer's news conference is scheduled there later in the day. "Rather, Patriot Prayer wants to create a volatile, chaotic tinderbox", the senator said. Read More

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More than 16000 cruise ship passengers temporarily stranded by Hurricane Harvey

More than 16000 cruise ship passengers temporarily stranded by Hurricane Harvey

The ships packing almost 12,000 guests and roughly 3,700 crew members combined may be delaying returns to the Port of Galveston , a Gulf Coast stop near Houston. To keep guests safe the ship is spending an overnight in Cozumel and will then head back up to Galveston on Sunday away from the storm. Cruise details will be finalized once we have confirmed our arrival into Galveston. Read More

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Myanmar tensions: Police killed in Rakhine militant attack

Myanmar tensions: Police killed in Rakhine militant attack

It was the highest declared single day toll since sporadic fighting broke out past year. Militants targeted 24 police sites in a coordinated strike. Cox's Bazar 34 Battalion Commander Lt Col Manjurul Ahsan Khan told bdnews24.com that the border guards will try to send them back. Amid rising tension over the past few weeks, more than 1,000 new refugees have fled to Bangladesh, where border guards on Friday pushed back 146 people trying to flee the violence. Read More

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West Nile Virus found in second sample of mosquitoes in Clark County

West Nile Virus found in second sample of mosquitoes in Clark County

But for Simcoe County, results this year has been similar to years past despite the rainy summer. Then, within a few weeks, another case was confirmed, the S.C. Additionally, the MSDH reports 12 new human cases of WNV, bringing the state total to 36 this year. There are about 60 types of mosquitos in the province but there is only a small number that are capable of transmitting the virus. Read More

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Yankees have new rally cry after debacle in Detroit

Yankees have new rally cry after debacle in Detroit

Cabrera made the first move by pushing Romine in the chest and taking a swing. Tigers reliever Alex Wilson was tossed after hitting NY third baseman Todd Frazier with a pitch in the eighth. Romine and Cabrera were both ejected. "I think it could have really been avoidable". The game was essentially decided three batters after Betances hit McCann, who didn't feel Betances did it intentionally. Read More

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Arrest Threat As Yingluck Shinawatra Misses Verdict

Arrest Threat As Yingluck Shinawatra Misses Verdict

Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said security forces had not allowed Yingluck to leave and are checking possible routes she may have used if she did. Ms. Yingluck's whereabouts were not immediately known, and her absence fueled speculation that she had left the country. But she stepped out of his shadow, displaying a unexpected resilience as protesters besieged her home and opponents clobbered her with a raft of court cases. Read More

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Trump imposes tough new sanctions on Venezuela

Trump imposes tough new sanctions on Venezuela

The people who described the move did so on condition of anonymity and declined to provide details on the sanctions that would be imposed. Reflecting those concerns and a strong lobby effort by the US oil industry, Friday's action stopped short of cutting off USA imports of Venezuelan oil that are crucial both to both Venezuela's economy and to Gulf refiners. Read More

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Air strikes near Houthi checkpoint kill 48 in Yemen

Air strikes near Houthi checkpoint kill 48 in Yemen

Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have taken to the streets of Sana'a to voice their outrage at a recent Saudi air raid, which hit a hotel north of the capital and claimed almost 50 civilian lives. The demonstrators came from different provinces across the country to the capital city to mark the 35th anniversary of the founding of National People Congress Party of Saleh. Read More

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Disgruntled employee wounds one, holds hostages in SC restaurant shooting

Disgruntled employee wounds one, holds hostages in SC restaurant shooting

Reports of an active shooter prompted a heavy police presence in the area and caused lockdowns at nearby businesses, which have since been lifted. This is published unedited from the IANS feed. "I heard that a dishwasher got fired and came back in and shot the chef", said a local man, John Aquino. He did not respond to follow-up telephone calls seeking a more specific number and he did not give any details on the condition of the shooting victim. Read More

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U.S. issues Travel Warning for parts of Mexico

U.S. issues Travel Warning for parts of Mexico

The advisory came after a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation into the death of a 20-year-old Wisconsin student who blacked out and died in a pool at a resort near Playa del Carmen after drinking. Quintana Roo's Tourism Ministry was quick to respond to the advisory, issuing a statement to say travelers to the state are "safe and protected" and the government will keep collaborating with federal and US officials on security. Read More

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Quake hits Italian resort island: 2 dead

Quake hits Italian resort island: 2 dead

Ischia has been a frequent victim of earthquakes , with its worst dating back over a century. A small Italian island close to the Capri, Ischia is a popular holiday destination, especially with German tourists. "Especially in such a volcanic active area like this". Previous Naples prosecutor Aldo De Chiara told Corriere della Sera that the greater part of the as of late developed structures on Ischia were worked without fundamental grants, and numerous with low quality bond. Read More

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White House lockdown lifted as unattended package was cleared

White House lockdown lifted as unattended package was cleared

A Secret Service spokesman said no further information was available. Pedestrian traffic along Penn Ave between 15th & 17th and the area of LaFayette Park is restricted due to law enforcement activity. This comes at a time when U.S. president Donald Trump was not present inside the House. President Trump is not in the building having just left Washington for a rally in Arizona Tuesday night. Read More

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