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Trump says travel ban 'should be far larger'

Trump says travel ban 'should be far larger'

She dismissed the speculative tweet from Trump that claimed Scotland Yard had the so-called "bucket bomber" in terror attack on a London Underground train in their "sights". Trump said he had been briefed on the London attack, and said he had been told about "new risks of things happening". After the terrorist attack in Manchester in May which killed 23 people, Trump said: "I won't call them monsters because they would like that term". Read More

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California man arrested for killing own three children

California man arrested for killing own three children

According to The Sacramento Bee , "neighbors say Robert Hodges , 32, choked his wife until she ran out of their second-floor apartment, then smothered the children inside the home". It's horrific , and it's very hard to deal with", he said. It's horrific , and it's very hard to deal with. " Obviously, she's traumatized, and it's going to take some time to find out what's going on ", Kinney said of the mother. Read More

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Iraq referendum : Parliament votes to reject poll on Kurdish independence

Iraq referendum : Parliament votes to reject poll on Kurdish independence

The referendum has been opposed by Baghdad because it would threaten the integrity of Iraq and would distract the ongoing fight against the Islamic State by the Iraqi forces. "He (Kareem) is an elected governor of the council of Kirkuk", said Hoshyar Zebari, a close adviser to President Barzani. "The right [to remove the governor from office] belongs to the people of Kirkuk, not the Iraqi parliament", the statement read. Read More

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US Not Giving up on Diplomacy on N. Korea

In its first official reaction to the sanctions resolution adopted Tuesday by the U.N. Security Council, North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that the sanctions would only strengthen the country's resolve to pursue its nuclear weapons program "at a faster pace without the slightest diversion". Read More

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At least 25 burnt to death in fire at Malaysian capital school

At least 25 burnt to death in fire at Malaysian capital school

It was also found that most of the victims died of suffocation. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin A view shows the second floor of religious school Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah after a fire broke out in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia September 14, 2017. "The understudies, subsequent to understanding the fire and substantial smoke, endeavored to escape through the window", Fire and Rescue Department operations delegate executive Soiman Jahid told correspondents outside the school . Read More

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Irma's death toll rises to 4 in St. Maarten

Irma's death toll rises to 4 in St. Maarten

Arriving in Eindhoven, 30-year-old Clara James said the Dutch side of St Martin "literally looks like a war zone". The Dutch government was blamed for delayed flights of people who were stranded. To the east, in the Leeward Islands known as the playground for the rich and famous, governments came under criticism for failing to respond quickly to the hurricane, which flattened many towns and turned lush, green hills to brown stubble. Read More

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Hurricane Jose a potential threat to US East Coast next week

Hurricane Jose a potential threat to US East Coast next week

The storm is now 655 miles northwest of Puerto Rico moving east at 6 mph, and is expected to loop to the southeast and southwest before it heads northwest by Friday. Of 20 runs of the GFS model ensemble forecast Monday morning, 25% resulted in an eventual landfall in the USA, and another 25% in Canada. However, whether the hurricane hits the Canadian shores or not will depend on the timing of the frontal boundary and the strength of the high pressure ridge, Hull explained. Read More

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LGBTQ rights pioneer Edith Windsor dies: Celebrities react

LGBTQ rights pioneer Edith Windsor dies: Celebrities react

Edith Windsor , an activist whose landmark Supreme Court case is largely responsible for dismantling 1996's Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and making gay marriage legal in America, died on Tuesday at the age of 88. Sarah Kate Ellis, CEO and President of GLAAD commented on Windsor's passing, saying: "Edie Windsor is a legend who changed the course of history for the better". Read More

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Ryan Group chairman, MD get anticipatory bail

Ryan Group chairman, MD get anticipatory bail

Teachers take out a candle march to pay tributes to seven-year-old Pradyumna Thakur in Bhopal on Monday who was found murdered in Ryan International School in Gurugram. Four days after a seven-year-old boy was found brutally murdered in his Gurugram school's bathroom, there are several troubling questions over the local police's investigation into the crime that has shaken up parents and prompted other schools to review their security. Read More

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Hurricane Irma strands manatees as residents rush to the rescue

Hurricane Irma strands manatees as residents rush to the rescue

No one should try moving the manatees themselves, as they are a state and federally protected species. The video has already been watched more than 5 million times. People walk out onto what is normally four feet of water in Old Tampa Bay on Sunday. . They ended up at a bay on Whitfield Avenue and US 41 in Sarasota where the water had receded leading the local wildlife stranded. Read More

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Average US gas price jumps after Harvey shuts refineries

Average US gas price jumps after Harvey shuts refineries

Nationally, the average price of gasoline was $2.67 a gallon, up five cents from seven days earlier, while Georgia's average of $2.75 was six cents higher during the same period, according to the auto club. "Drivers across the Mid-Atlantic region can expect continued higher pump prices as Gulf Coast refineries slowly come back online after Hurricane Harvey and regions face potential delivery delays due to Hurricane Irma", says Jana L. Read More

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Tech giant Google appeals against the €2.4bn European Union fine

Tech giant Google appeals against the €2.4bn European Union fine

Following the ruling, Google said it "respectfully" disagreed and was considering whether to appeal. The Commission is reviewing its Google Shopping decision in light of the ECJ's Intel ruling, according to Reuters . "And most importantly, it denied European consumers a genuine choice of services and the full benefits of innovation". Google took its fight over a record European Union antitrust fine to the EU courts, starting a legal challenge that could take years to conclude. Read More

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Miss America 2018 Competition

Miss America 2018 Competition

After winning Miss North Dakota's Outstanding Teen in 2010, she competed in Miss America's Outstanding Teen in 2011. During the competition, the contestants put their talents on display - Mund showed off her Jazz dance skills - and answered judges' questions on current events. Read More

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Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court to Block Ruling That Allows More Refugees

Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court to Block Ruling That Allows More Refugees

The Supreme Court in July largely upheld that ruling, though it put on hold the portion dealing with refugees. The government had asked for a "temporary administrative stay" to give the justices time to consider the issue. As lower courts and the Supreme Court weighed in on the travel and refugee bans in recent months, the US refugee program has lurched from an ambitious projection of 110,000 arrivals for the year, to just a few hundred arrivals a week. Read More

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Why Paris Saint-Germain was the only team for Kylian Mbappe

Why Paris Saint-Germain was the only team for Kylian Mbappe

Mbappe was also subject to heavy transfer speculation over the summer, eventually moving to PSG himself in a freaky loan move from Monaco that will eventually lead to a €180m permanent switch next summer. "When I met with some coaches, I told them, and they can confirm, that my priority is Monaco . I think all the players are happy". "Therefore, individually at least, my goal is to score many goals and help Neymar ". Read More

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Rare Phenomenon As Irma Literally Sucks The Water Away From The Shoreline

Rare Phenomenon As Irma Literally Sucks The Water Away From The Shoreline

The center of the storm has low pressure that draws water upward, according to the Washington Post . "I am in disbelief right now..." This is one of those things - a hurricane strong enough to change the shape of an ocean. She posted "There is no more ocean! And they don't know where it went!" While some have speculated the disappearing water could indicate an incoming tsunami, that's not the case here. Read More

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Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico

Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico

Katia is anticipated to drift toward the coast on Thursday. Hurricane Katia , the sixth hurricane of the 2017 season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico early Saturday morning. At the same time, Irma strengthened back into a Category 5 storm Friday night, after weakening to a Category 4 earlier in the day. Millions of Florida residents were ordered to evacuate after the storm killed 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and left catastrophic destruction in its wake. Read More

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EU Hopes To Avoid Hard Irish Border

EU Hopes To Avoid Hard Irish Border

The European Commission has today set out its principles for the political dialogue on Ireland and Northern Ireland in the Brexit negotiations. This echoes the view of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland, Leo Varadkar , who said this July that his government is not willing to help design a Brexit border, as that is the UK's responsibility. Read More

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