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Indian Newspaper Society condemns Gauri Lankesh's murder

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The government formed SIT under Inspector General (Intelligence) BK Singh after an unidentified man pumped four bullets into journalist Gauri Lankesh outside her Rajarajeshwari Nagar home late Tuesday evening. Stating that violence and killing was not the way to confront our differences, NPA said in a democracy, which we have adopted, dissent is legitimate and part of free speech. Read More »

Hawkeyes come back to beat Iowa State in overtime

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Montgomery punctuated a 21-point swing for Iowa State, which went from being down 21-10 midway through the third quarter to up 31-21 less than five minutes into the fourth quarter. After watching his team fall just short of beating its in-state rival in overtime, Iowa State's Matt Campbell sounded an very bad lot like a coach who had won the game. Read More »

Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate closes ahead of Hurricane Irma

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Mar-a-Lago was already closed, even before Irma approached. When reporters asked Mar-a-Lago member and former Palm Beach Mayor Jack McDonald about the sum, he said, "I am unable to comprehend $17 million in reimbursable damage". Martin was torn apart by the storm. Mar-a-Lago isn't the only property of the president's at risk. Trump declared a state of emergency in Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Read More »

Pregnant woman set on fire; suspect arrested

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The victim was rushed to the hospital, where her baby was delivered. The woman was forced to give birth to the baby seven weeks premature. Police said Grinage is in critical condition and described the baby's condition only as "alive". "She was able to tell emergency personnel and our officers who set her on fire, and also indicated to our officers that particular individual, an adult male with whom she had a relationship with, was known to, was possibly on his way to Washington D.C.to do ... Read More »

Local weather experts help track hurricane Irma

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Cancelling the FSU-ULM game came hours after Gov. Rick Scott said he was closing all K-12 public schools, state colleges, state universities and state offices from Friday through Monday , Sept. Evacuations included Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center and nursing homes. "But really the motivation isn't monetary, it's really to go down there and help out in times of need". Read More »

National Weather Service in Amarillo Gathering Crucial Data to Track Hurricane Irma

While Hurricane Irma has devastated the Caribbean and forecasters are indicating Florida is the storm's next stop, Virginia's forecast is looking better. Here is the latest map for Irma's predicted path from the National Hurricane Center . The state of emergency helps the commonwealth prepare for potential in-state emergencies, as well as help other surrounding states, the release said. Read More »

Hope Hicks now has a lawyer for the Russian Federation investigation

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James Comey, the former FBI director, also lost his job in highly controversial circumstances, and Trump ultimately suggested he had fired Comey because he disagreed with the latter's handling of the investigation. Wray also reiterated his confidence in a January report compiled by US intelligence agencies which concluded that Russian Federation had interfered in the 2016 election and tried to tilt it in Trump's favor - a finding Trump has often questioned. Read More »

McMaster orders Saturday evacuations, Irma's SC impact still in flux

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Irma's impact on SC continues to remain unclear, with fluctuating forecasts and a predicted path that now just brushes the northwest edge of the state. "Honestly, I can't tell you where safe is", Jones told reporters at a news conference. "A lot more people on the roads are going to slow things down". Read More »

US Killing 'Fighters' Around Stalled ISIS Convoy

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The Russian military requested US drones depart the area through the "de-confliction" line, as Russian-backed Syrian forces battle to recapture the ISIS-held city of Deir ez-Zor, located in eastern Syria. Coalition spokesman Colonel Ryan Dillon told reporters at the Pentagon that the air raids were targeting militant engineers to cut down their abilities to use drones in the attacks. Read More »

Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in protest against nuclear test

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Despite having diplomatic ties with North Korea for years, the Latin American nation has denounced the former's nuclear and missile tests that created a war-like situation in the Korean peninsula. According to the ambassador, North Korea's increasing nuclear capacity always comes with the more threat to the peace and stability on the Korean Peninsular and beyond. Read More »

Ancient Egyptian goldsmith's tomb discovered near Luxor

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The Ministry of Antiquities has identified the goldsmith as a man named Amenemhat who belonged to the 18th dynasty of Egypt , around 1400 years BC. The tomb, found in the Dra' Abu el-Naga area of Qurna mountain, belonged to Amenemhat, under the number 390, and includes burial chambers for his wife and their son, descried Anani during a press conference attended by some foreign ambassadors and governor of Luxor Mohamed Badr. Read More »

EU's Barnier Says UK's Brexit Position on Ireland Is Wrong

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In its position paper, published on Thursday, the European Union said "it's the responsibility of the United Kingdom" to ensure that Brexit protects the special "political, economic, security, societal and agricultural context and frameworks on the island of Ireland". Read More »

Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement events underway

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She mentioned her brother Jason, who played basketball at Dartmouth and is now a judge in CT. Kansas coach Bill Self was deferential and reverent to his supporters in his Hall of Fame enshrinement speech on Friday night, paying homage to the players, coaches, family and friends who encouraged and believed in him throughout his journey in coaching. Read More »

Wayzata Lost One of its 'Finest' Officers, Killed Clearing Hwy 12

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He was rushed to a hospital, where he died, Wayzata Police Chief Mike Risvold said. Risvold said Mathews served nine years with the Wayzata Police Department. Many others in law enforcement took to social media to express their sadness and support for their fallen comrade and his family. During his swearing in ceremony Friday, new Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo called for a moment of silence in honor of Mathews. Read More »

Killer Irma Turns Toward Florida's West Coast After Thrashing Cuba

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The National Weather Service's Key West station minced no words in one of its final warnings to get out: " Nowhere in the Florida Keys will be safe ". Fifty-meter waves from the storm surge damaged more than a dozen homes, state media reported . The governor urged everybody in the Keys, where forecasters expect the storm to hit first, to get out. Read More »

Irma tears through US Virgin Islands

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Virgin Islands". "All of the team situated on Necker and Moskito are safe and well". In a blog posted published Tuesday he explained his reasoning and said guests of Necker Island have evacuated. Barbuda, where Irma first made landfall, was left "barely habitable", according to government officials there. After securing the luxury residence, the group bedded down on bunks and fold-up sofas before retreating to the concrete wine cellar as the storm hit. Read More »

Air Force Pilot Killed In Crash At Nevada Test And Training Range

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Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers fly a bilateral mission with two Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-15s in the vicinity of the East China Sea, Sept. The A-10C jets, known as Warthogs, from the 57th Wing at Nellis were also on a routine training mission when they went down around 8 p.m. Ortiz said the fighter jets were each worth $18.8 million. Read More »

32 dead in powerful Mexico natural disaster

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The worst-hit city appeared to be Juchitan, on the narrow waist of Oaxaca known as the Isthmus. The states of Chiapas, and Oaxaca in southern Mexico were closest to the quake. The quake even rocked the city's landmark Angel of Independence monument. Elsewhere, the extent of destruction was still emerging. Almost 2 million people were left in the darkness without power following the quake, and schools in 11 states were closed as a safety measure. Read More »

Newly renovated North Preston church reopens this weekend

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Casual service of prayer and devotion with readings from all faiths. St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 130 Urbandale St., Benton Harbor, will conclude its 65th anniversary celebration at 4 p.m. There will be no AWANA Missions on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Lunch will follow the 11 a.m. service followed immediately by a special music service by the Kings Sons. Read More »

Youth killings highlight need for United Nations probe of war on drugs - HRW

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However, as he sails in one of the toughest criticisms of the war on drugs , which is the death of de los Santos, Duterte backpedalled on his instructions to the police. Abella said the National Bureau of Investigation was instructed to conduct a thorough investigation and case buildup on the killing of de Guzman. "The world can no longer afford to look away, stay silent, or offer muted expressions of condemnation", he added. Read More »

Barack Obama Did a School Drop

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Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson. A group of high school students in Washington D.C. got the surprise of a lifetime at the end of the first school week when they got a visit from former President Barack Obama . A short video of his interaction with students was posted on Mr Obama's official Instagram account, where it has gone viral with well over 1.7 million views in less than 12 hours. Read More »

Braves Offering Free Tickets To Hurricane Irma Evacuees

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Maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour make it more intense than even catastrophic storms like Andrew and Katrina, and the pressure remains at 918 mb. We need residents and visitors to ensure they are ready: "check your emergency plans , restock your emergency kits, and pay close attention in the coming days to the weather forecast". Read More »

South Korean president Moon makes public statement over THAAD deployment

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Several analysts warned that the deployment could give China a reason not to support new United Nations sanctions, which may include cutting off North Korea's oil supply, most of which comes from China. pressure with "powerful counter measures", accusing the United States of aiming for war. While some Moon supporters who oppose THAAD deployment accuse the president of "betraying" them, the government and the presidential office maintains that the move was unavoidable, and necessary in ... Read More »

Curfew continues, tension prevails after Jaipur violence: One killed

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The violence erupted after a minor dispute between a policeman and a bike-borne couple. The incident took place after a constable allegedly assaulted a couple which aggravated the mob, police said on Saturday. Jaipur police are paying a hefty price for a regular traffic control exercise when hundreds of locals gheraoed the police station in protest of the alleged beating of a man for violating traffic rules. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Mandatory evacuations ordered for Savannah, coastal Georgia counties; colleges evacuate

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He said any mandatory evacuation order would at least involve coastal counties but could include additional counties depending on where the storm would most likely make landfall. The storm could then head to Florida, where hurricane watches have now been issued for parts of the state. Mandatory evacuations will begin for residents of coastal islands in three S.C. Read More »

Democrats on rise after cutting funding deal with Trump

All of the "no" votes came from Republicans . It is the first instalment of a federal aid package that could rival or exceed the 110 billion dollars (£83 billion) federal response after Hurricane Katrina, though future instalments are likely to be more hard to pass. Read More »

Here's how to protect yourself from ID theft after Equifax security breach

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Credit reporting agency Equifax is offering a year of free credit monitoring after hackers stole the personal information of 143 million people . Maybe so, but this is the third major hack of Equifax in less than two years. What is also interesting is that many might not even be aware Equifax keep track of whether you are paying your rents or loan installments on time or every other money matters pertaining to your job . Read More »

US Officials Believe That Irma Will Be Devastating

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For instance, Rockport First Assembly of God saw its roof and its internal lighting and insulation destroyed. Hurricane Harvey didn't cherry-pick its victims; FEMA shouldn't cherry-pick whom it helps. "They are seeking a fair shake". The Texas churches are seeking a court order immediately blocking the FEMA rule because the application deadline is September 26, according to the reports. Read More »

Tension builds between North Korea and the US

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South Korea has endorsed the idea of tough new sanctions on North Korea that would cut off oil exports - an idea that the US has reportedly floated in a draft UN Security Council resolution. "There is speculation that there could be an additional provocation of firing an ICBM at a normal angle on [Sept.] 9", Lee told reporters . A day earlier, Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May in a phone call that talks with North Korea are off the table for now, the White House said in a ... Read More »

Pope urges bishops to contribute to peace as pastors, not politicians

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Francis received a tumultuous welcome on Wednesday afternoon. Francis tried unsuccessfully to mediate between Santos and the lead opponent of the accord, conservative leader Alvaro Uribe. He was scheduled later to meet with bishops and hold an open-air mass for thousands of worshippers in the majority Catholic country. In his speeches, Francis denounced the social inequality that still plagues Colombia, which has extreme poverty in some rural areas. Read More »

Utah cop who arrested nurse over blood draw fired from second job

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Wubbels said she felt both apologies were honest and that she looks forward to working with both to "promote further civil dialogue and education ". "I was scared to death", she said. The Rigby Police Department in a statement on Facebook identified the patient as William Gray, one of its reserve officers. The department said Gray was "severely injured" in a vehicle accident during his full-time truck-driving job. Read More »

Two officers among six policemen injured in Anantnag clashes

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Since Aug. 25, Myanmar's army has stepped up its operations in the western Rakhine State on the pretext that it is fighting armed militants, leading to numerous deaths among the state's Rohingya Muslim population. Ravi Inder Singh is the member of the Miri Piri Gurdwara managing committee in Australia, he said that the community members would also join Rohingya Muslims in protests happening in future. Read More »