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Folau refuses to back Wallabies' support for gay marriage

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Wallabies superstar Israel Folau has sparked a Twitter backlash by revealing he will not support the push for same-sex marriage. The country's just started a survey period on same-sex marriage, with ballot papers for the country's controversial postal survey sent out yesterday. Read More »

Russell Westbrook, Jordan Brand Sign 10-Year Extension

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The OKC Thunder just signed a 10-year contract extension with Jordan Brand , making the contract the largest in Jordan Brand history, ESPN's Nick DePaula reports . Westbrook won the 2017 MVP while playing in a hybird Air Jordan 30.5-the upper of the XXXI and the midsole and outsole of the XXX. At the same time, he became the franchise point guard for the Thunder. Read More »

Brexit Talks Between UK, Brussels to Resume on September 25

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The head of the European Commission , a former prime minister of Luxembourg, said he believed that the EU would continue to enlarge after Brexit and "will have more than 27 member states". But Juncker will also speak on how to bring east and west together, as what used to be the courageous new frontier with post-communist Eastern Europe turns into a major faultline. Read More »

'Extremely complicated' diplomatic efforts made Father Tom's release possible: Alphons

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For his part Father Tom, as he is familiarly known, thanked the Pontiff, saying he had "prayed every day for him, offering his own suffering for his mission and for the good of the Church ". Uzhunnalil told the newspaper that during his captivity, although the was not able to celebrate Mass, he internally said the words every day. But for what he has lost in weight, Fr Uzhunnalil appears to have gained in aura. Read More »

BHS students recognized by national scholarship

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Three types of National Merit awards will be offered in the spring. "We are so proud of this exceptional group of students and wish them well as the process moves forward". Of about 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools across the country who entered the 2018 program by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), only approximately 16,000 earned the Semifinalist designation. Read More »

Senate Rejects Attempt To Repeal 16-Year-Old War Authorization

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The repeal would not have taken effect until six months after the amendment's passage, however, to give Congress time to pass a new authorization for the use of military force. The Trump administration, like the Obama administration before it, has argued that it has the legal authority to wage war against ISIS under the 2001 authorization. Read More »

New Miss America: US needs seat at Paris climate pact table

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Cara Mund of North Dakota would got on to be crowned Miss America after answering a question about the United State's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. "That is the number one issue right now", she said. She won the title of a lifetime along with a $50,000 scholarship and a six-figure salary. London - An Ivy League graduate and national dance champion from North Dakota was crowned Miss America on Sunday, becoming the first contestant from the state to win the ... Read More »

Russia Sought A Broad Reset With Trump, Secret Document Shows

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He did not confirm specifics of the BuzzFeed report , such as when the proposals were handed over, to whom, and what specific steps they contained. In principal, she said the State Department supports the notion of an improvement of relations with Moscow. "It carefully and deliberately sidesteps the sources of controversy and disagreement in the bilateral relationship and implicitly takes for granted that contact between Trump and Putin will provide a completely new direction and impetus ... Read More »

READ: Gadon's impeachment complaint vs Sereno

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The House Committee on Justice dropped the Jimenez-Mallari complaint because the verification used was for complaints endorsed by one-third of the House membership and was not for petitions filed by private individuals. First, the complainant was allowed to make a "lengthy opening statement" while he was not allowed to even speak during the proceedings, Alejano said. Read More »

Ten people died as Hurricane Irma battered Cuba

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Is it global warming? But few deaths and injuries were reported. Officials warned that could change as Irma continued to lash Haiti, where deforested hillsides are prone to devastating mudslides that have wiped out entire neighbourhoods of precariously built homes in flood zones. Read More »

Names of the 9 People Killed in Texas Shooting Released

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Calls reporting multiple gunshots came in to Plano police dispatch around 8 p.m. Sunday. Police have not given a motivation for the shooting and have said their investigation continues. She also shared that Meredith was the happiest she'd been in years. WFAA-TV reports that several of the people at the party had been mutual friends of Spencer and Meredith, including Dunlop, who was the best man at their wedding in 2012, and Morgan, who was a groomsman. Read More »

Rising river waters could prompt I-75 closure

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The bridge that crosses the river is just north of Gainesville at mile marker 408. They include those along U.S. Routes 27, 41 and 121, and State Routes 27, 47 and 129 - any or all of which could see detours or closings. In the event of road flooding on I-75 at the Sante Fe River, FDOT will reroute traffic to US 19, USA 301 and I-95. This rise in water on the river is "historic and unprecedented", an emergency warning from Gilchrist County officials said. Read More »

Regulators Greenlight Measure to Ban Fracking in Delaware River Basin

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New Jersey abstained, and the federal government voted no. Late last week, the Associated Press reported an anonymous source stating that the regulations would be a ban on hydraulic fracturing - commonly referred to as fracking - which has precipitated a natural gas boom in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region. Read More »

Boston College to stick with freshman QB Brown for Notre Dame

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While St. Brown had four catches and 80 receiving yards in Notre Dame's victory over Temple on September 2, the Bulldogs were able to hold him to two catches and 16 receiving yards in the loss. I usually say players have to make plays. The unwarranted, 40-second more-give-than-take, with a reporter asking what seemed like a legitimate and benign line of questioning, makes for convenient bridges into exhausted narratives. Read More »

Baker Mayfield reportedly jaws back and forth with Ohio State fans

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Jackson Carman , a five-star offensive tackle from Fairfield (Ohio), Tweeted a photo of himself at the Ohio State-Oklahoma game, along with a comment that explicitly supported Haskins as the Ohio State quarterback. I mean these dudes were lubed up. He goes straight to the bench, stands up on the bench and just lets the Buckeye fans behind him that were giving it to Baker, he turns at them and goes, 'You like that one? I got three or four more that's coming up. Read More »

Police respond to possible school shooting in Washington

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A Twitter user named Christina posted a photo of children sitting on the floor of a classroom at about 10.30am local time. A lockdown on all Spokane Public Schools was lifted at 11:25 a.m. She said she was told that at least one person was shot but is expected to survive. Students were being evacuated from the school, with parents gathering to try and get information. Read More »

Woman drives 20 miles with coyote 'embedded' in vehicle

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It wasn't until Knox reached Calgary that a construction worker told her the coyote was in fact stuck in her car's grill. Ms Knox posted photos of the poor coyote on Facebook on Sunday and they have since gone viral with over 2 lakh shares. Read More »

Child, 6, Shot in Head in North St. Louis

Police say he was talking with his girlfriend when the woman's ex-boyfriend pulled up, fatally shot his romantic rival, and then sped off. Police said a man was inside a vehicle with his 6-year-old son and an 8-year-old boy, they had just arrived in front of their home. Read More »

Boy kills mum over puppy

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Andrew was, however, charged with murder and felony of firearm possession. Charles Buckland testified at Willson's bail hearing, according to the Lansing State Journal . Willson told detectives he took a.22 Magnum rifle from a locked cabinet and shot his mother in the back of the head, before tossing the rifle nearby, Buckland said. Read More »

Man shot on Boston Common, 2 suspects held

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Two suspects were taken into custody after a male was shot Tuesday evening in the US city of Boston with life-threatening injuries, police said. The shooting was reported just before 7 p.m.in the area of the bandstand by Tremont Street. "These shootings are becoming too common". "If you are on campus, go to the nearest available room and lock/barricade the doors and silence phone", the alert said. Read More »

All Indians are originally Hindus: RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat

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Sources said Bhagwat also asserted that he had "good relation" with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and they discuss a wide range of issues. Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said here on Tuesday that trolling - posting false or insulting messages on social media - amounted to "hitting below the belt", and his organisation did not support those who "display such an aggressive behaviour". Read More »

Republicans could lose US House next year: Bannon

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In addition to hitting the road, the president is lobbying members of Congress behind-the-scenes in Washington . BuzzFeed's Kate Nocera said one person "familiar with the invite" told her it would be a follow-up on the meeting between Trump, Schumer, Pelosi and Republican leaders Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Paul Ryan (R-WI) last week. Read More »

Iran signs deals to reconstruct power lines in Syria

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Agreement points to the role Tehran is expected to play in the reconstruction of war-torn Syria. "The aim of our participation in this round is to strengthen the de-escalation zones in Syria, in Eastern Ghouta, the south, and north of Homs, and to discuss many violations that took place since the ceasefire agreement was signed in Ankara at the end of the previous year", al-Aridi told AFP. Read More »

Democrats to Special Counsel Mueller: We Have Evidence Michael Flynn Broke Law

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Robert Kelner , Flynn's lawyer, declined to comment. According to reports, the project proposes to construct 40 nuclear reactors across the Middle East that would feed a regional electric grid. Elijah Cummings of Maryland Eliot Engel. The businesses confirmed Flynn's trip. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, Donald Gross, counsel for ACU Strategic Partners, said the company has cooperated with the oversight committee in providing information about the project being developed along with Hewitt's ... Read More »

What Obama Is Doing to Get Young People Engaged in Their Communities

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Just recently he denounced President Donald Trump's decision to kill DACA , the program Obama instituted to protect undocumented immigrants brought to America when then were children, by their parents. In the announcement Obama said the summit would unite "hundreds of leaders from all around the world for a hands-on exchange of ideas" in Chicago. The inaugural Obama Foundation Summit will be held in Chicago at the presidential library. Read More »

Religion in Israel: Politician Who Went To Gay Wedding Forced To Resign

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He said that although same-sex marriage was against his religious beliefs he had wanted to make his nephew happy. "So I told him that now I understand even less". Accusing Guetta of "desecrating God's will", they called on his party to fire him. Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri welcomed his resignation and expressed gratitude that he made the move. Read More »

Nigeria Condemns Human Right Abuse in Myanmar

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Attacks by Rohingya militants on Myanmar security forces in Rakhine on 25 August sparked harsh military reprisals and an exodus across the border to southeast Bangladesh . Sympathisers say her hands are tied by the army, which still runs a chunk of the government and has complete control over all security matters. According to the Bangladesh government, around 3,000 Rohingya have been killed in the crackdown. Read More »

Major Moscow evacuation over bomb threats

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Also, students and teaching stuff were evacuated from the Sechenov Medical University, MGIMO International Relations University and Plekhanov University of Economics. The calls targeted Moscow's major shopping malls, including the GUM department store on Red Square, and three train stations - Leningradsky, Kazansky and Kievsky. Read More »

Parma murderer executed for 1992 back-to-back killings

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The death row inmate was sentenced to death for the February 1992 robbery-turned murders of Robert Wasikowski and Sharon Kostura. Smith says that Otte's requested final meal, called the special meal in OH, includes a mushroom and Swiss cheese hamburger, a quart of Heath Bar ice cream and a slice of banana cream pie. Read More »

European Union needs Bulgaria, Romania in Schengen area 'immediately' - Juncker

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The State of the Union address by the Commission president takes place annually before parliament so that MEPs may review the past work of the Commission while also identifying policy priority areas in the upcoming year. "When I stood before you this time past year, I had a somewhat easier speech to give". "March 29, 2019 - that is the date when the United Kingdom will leave the European Union". Read More »