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Trump's approval rating in NY drops to new low

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Meanwhile, in the aftermath of a recent hate rally in Charlottesville, Va., that left a woman dead and other injured, NY voters by a 49% to 45% margin believe white nationalists and neo-Nazis should not be allowed permits to hold rallies in the U.S. Read More »

Texas voter ID law OK for now; appeals court blocks injunction

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A divided Federal appeals court ruled that the state of Texas can utilize its reevaluated voter ID measure for the forthcoming November elections. The 5th Circuit's third judge, James Graves Jr., dissented, arguing that it was not certain Texas would ultimately prevail in the case. Read More »

Petition calls for renaming Highway 99 after JJ Watt

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Numerous thousands who fled their homes during the storm may no longer have access to prescription drugs or medical equipment or be able see their family doctor or specialist. The storm killed more than 60 people, dumped more than 50 inches (127 cm) of rain, damaged 203,000 homes and caused damaged estimated as high as $180 billion. Read More »

House panel subpoenas Justice Dept., FBI over documents

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The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for documents related to a dossier of salacious allegations involving President Donald Trump and possible ties to Russian Federation. Read More »

Pennsylvania police discover 'It'-inspired balloons tied to sewer grates

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A movie remake hits theaters Friday. For anybody who doesn't know what movie they are talking about - or for those who aren't fans of horror writer Stephen King - they recommend you google "It" and watch the preview. At least two of the balloons that appear in the upcoming movie were spotted in the central Pennsylvania town, and it was unclear who bore responsibility for frightening residents. Read More »

Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump discuss North Korea

They also discussed the terrorism situation in the southern Philippines. The Prime Minister spoke to Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday night with the pair discussing the "dangerous" and worsening threat the rogue state poses to the Asia-Pacific region. Read More »

Labour says it will oppose Brexit repeal bill over 'power grab' fears

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In a statement, a Labour spokesperson said that while the party " respects the democratic decision to leave the European Union. we can not vote for a bill that unamended would let government ministers grab powers from parliament to slash people's rights at work and reduce protection for consumers and the environment". Read More »

India to grant free visa to Myanmar citizens: Modi

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State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi said, "There are many areas in which we can cooperate". About 125,000 ethnic minority Rohingya Muslims have fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape the violence. "We share your concerns about extremist violence in Rakhine state and violence against security forces and how innocent lives have been affected", PM Modi said in a joint statement with Suu Kyi at Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw. Read More »

Switzerland ready to be mediator in Korean settlement

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Leuthard's comments came a day after Pyongyang sent shockwaves across the world by detonating a hydrogen bomb, which is said to be the most powerful weapon it has ever tested. Many reports say that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un spent a few years of his youth in Bern studying under an assumed name. The US President previously vowed to stop North Korea developing nuclear weapons and said he would unleash "fire and fury" if it threatened US territory. Read More »

King Mohammed VI, President Buhari Discuss Gas Pipeline Project over Phone

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Thereafter both Isoufu and Masari were airlifted by a helicopter to Daura to meet with Buhari. Yousouffu said he had discussed with Buhari issues on security, Lake Chad Basin and mutual relationship between the two countries. She said the aim of the scheme was to promote education and increase access to the quest for education especially for the Girl-child in the area. Farouk made the commendation in Daura on Tuesday when he hosted the visiting president at his palace. Read More »

Hurricane Relief Bill Set to Pass House as Aid Funds Nearly Gone

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The House is set Wednesday to pass $7.4 billion for a federal disaster-relief fund two days before it's set to run out as Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida and bills mount for a storm that flooded tens of thousands of houses in Texas. Even before Cornyn's remarks, Brat suggested it would be hard to prevent the issues from being put into one package. Mark Meadows, the head of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, issued a similar warning in interviews last week. Read More »

Kentucky abortion clinic's future at stake in federal trial

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But in reality they're arguing over a much larger issue: whether the residents of the commonwealth of Kentucky deserve safe access to abortion in their state. "Essentially all health-care facilities in Kentucky are required to have such agreements, and it is telling that the abortion industry believes that it alone should be exempt". Read More »

Kurdish forces retake Raqqa's old city from IS

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Troops also cleared the Great Mosque on Saturday, which is the oldest mosque in the city. Government forces are besieged in a handful of neighborhoods as well as a nearby airport. The SDF said it now held 65 percent of Raqqa in total. The coalition said it was not yet able to confirm the news. Advancing troops have also joined forces with soldiers in the besieged government-held garrison on the western edge of the city, according to the head of the United Kingdom -based Syrian Observatory ... Read More »

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

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About shares traded. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) has risen 17.26% since September 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.85% the S&P500. The ex-dividend date was Friday the 28th of July 2017. The rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research to "Hold" on Wednesday, March 1. Among 10 analysts covering Goodyear Tire (NASDAQ:GT), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Read More »

Kansas Prison Workers Report 'Huge Riot' After Unrest

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The department said no medical attention was required. Watch for updates on Eyewitness News This Morning. After a reported fiery disturbance at the Norton prison Tuesday night, KOSE Director Robert Choromanski said 50 inmates would be moved from the facility to another prison. Read More »

Shraddha Kapoor hires language coach!

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But interestingly, ever since the venture was announced, the buzz has always been about the female casting in the film. Prabhas is making his Hindi debut, while Shraddha is making her Telugu debut. According to a source from the film's core crew, Prabhas has cut a deal with his co-star Shraddha Kapoor to help each other with the language . Both Prabhas and Shradha will have a professional tutor to help them with their language . Read More »

Jermaine Kearse expected to start Sunday for Jets

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They got me today. But it was fun. "These guys are insane, in a good way", Richardson said. But he also was suspended four games in 2015 for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy and in the summer of 2015 was charged with resisting arrest after allegedly leading police on a chase in which he was clocked at 143 miles per hour with three others in the vehicle, including a 12-year old child. Read More »

Catholic MP grilled over his views on gay marriage and abortion

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Jacob Rees-Mogg has topped a survey of Conservative party members for the next leader of the party following weeks of speculation regarding his leadership ambitions. " Marriage is a sacrament and the view of what marriage is, is taken by the Church, not Parliament ". He said: "I think our manifesto was not proud enough of being Conservative, I think it was too focus grouped". Read More »

Modi Cabinet rejig: Know who gets what

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Apart from them, BJP MPs Ashwini Kumar Choubey (Bihar), Virendra Kumar (Madhya Pradesh) and Shiv Pratap Shukla (Uttar Pradesh) also became part of the ministry. However, reacting to Congress' allegation that Modi didn't trust his political colleagues and inducted four former bureaucrats, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said, "How can UPA say this?" With performance as the yardstick, Piyush Goyal was shifted from power to railways, to replace Suresh Prabhu , whose tenure saw a ... Read More »

Mnuchin says Congress Must Raise Debt Ceiling while Approving Harvey Aid

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Tying the controversial debt limit bill to the Harvey relief package could make it easier to swallow for some lawmakers and further ensure its passage. "As we have stated for months, the debt ceiling should be paired with significant fiscal and structural reforms", Republican Study Committee Chairman Mark Walker of North Carolina said in a statement. Read More »

Tiger shot dead after roaming metro Atlanta neighborhood

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An officer reported seeing the animal, as did several who called 911. Police said they chose to shoot and kill the tiger because it was in close proximity to a school bus route in a densely populated area. All tigers are acounted for at the nearby Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary in Locust Grove, staff said Wednesday. "We responded immediately and were on the way to the scene with hopes of of chemically immobilizing the tiger and bringing it back to Noah's Ark", it reads. Read More »

Murray expects to miss remainder of 2017 season

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Andy Murray says he is unlikely to play again this season because of his hip injury. Murray struggled through the grasscourt season, exiting the Aegon Championships in the first round and failing to successfully defend his Wimbledon title, losing to American Sam Querrey in the quarter-finals. Read More »

Woman charged with fraud over Grenfell Tower fire

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She added that "long-term mental health provision" would be needed for the next three decades at least, "maybe longer". She suggested there were multiple factors including depression, survivor guilt and feeling unable to cope with the loss of loved ones. Read More »

Putin lashes out at United States, says Donald Trump 'is not my bride'

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Haley reiterated U.S. threats to impose sanctions on countries that trade with North Korea . "North Korea's such nuclear provocation has violated UN Security Council resolutions", he said. The American plan to close the three diplomatic facilities followed Moscow's order for nearly half of U.S. personnel to leave their positions in Russian Federation and the seizure of two United States diplomatic properties in response to expanded sanctions passed by Congress. Read More »

Pakistan attaches great importance to ties with Afghanistan: Foreign Minister Asif

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Trump did not outline what actions he might order to pressure Islamabad to move against the alleged terrorist sanctuaries. The world has been appreciating the role and sacrifices of Pakistan against terrorism. The two ministers agreed to remain engaged for building closer cooperation between the two countries. US President Donald Trump publicly rebuked Pakistan for allowing safe havens to terrorists last month and BRICS grouping named Pakistan-based terror groups as a concern for region ... Read More »

Wheat Groups Urge Administration Not to Withdraw from KORUS

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But it said the agreement itself was central to the U.S. South Korea is a valuable trade partner for USA pork, making it the No. 5 export market. Any trade action against China could also impact USA companies that import $40 billion worth of goods from China every month. Read More »

DACA recipients rally as Trump's decision looms

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The White House said Trump will announce his decision Tuesday on whether to terminate the program. Perhaps the most surprising statement in support of DACA has come from Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery III, a Republican. DACA now awards renewable two-year permits to applicants who meet the requirements. Why would Trump act to get rid of the program now? Aguilar now lives in Virginia and works for an immigrant rights group. Read More »

Putin and Moon condemn North Korea over missile test

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China and Russian Federation have advocated a "freeze for freeze" plan, where the United States and Seoul stop major military drills in exchange for North Korea halting its weapons programs, but neither side is willing to budge. Beijing objects to both the military drills and the deployment in South Korea of an advanced U.S. missile defense system that has a radar that can see deep into Chinese territory. Read More »

New Kenya Presidential Vote Set for October 17

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Pitella alludes to a climate of tension after the legal invalidation of suffrages by the Supreme Court and the protagonism of the Mision of Electoral Observation of European Union in Kenya, composed of two European candidates that in their final report stated "transparent" the voting of Kenyans. Read More »

RAW: Texas woman slips out of cuffs, steals cruiser

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Body camera video shows officers going through her things the moment she takes off. Video released by the Lufkin Police Department shows Toscha Fay Sponsler, 33, being handcuffed on the ground and then put in the back of a squad vehicle while officers examine evidence at the scene. Read More »

United Nations accuses Assad of war crimes

Twenty seven were by the government of President Bashar al-Assad, including seven between March 1 to July 7. Investigators have so far been able to pinpoint who was responsible for the six remaining attacks which all occurred earlier in the conflict. Read More »