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President Trump to visit hurricane-ravaged Florida Thursday

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Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said 356 people were rescued from the floodwaters on Monday. The Keys, a Florida island chain about 120 miles long, were hard-hit by the hurricane on Sunday. Rick Scott . Hurricane Harvey unleashed extensive damage in southern Texas and parts of Louisiana as it brought excessive rainfall and catastrophic flooding, killing at least 74 people. Read More »

"Report card" gives some failing grades to Washington County schools

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The only A grade in that category was given to Frontier Local Schools (Frontier, as did all of the county's school districts, received an F grade for meeting indicators established by Ohio's education system). "I am confident we can do it - I am very confident", CMSD CEO Eric Gordon said in a statement. The district saw dips in their performance index score, K-3 Literacy, achievement components. Read More »

Catalonia: More than 700 Mayors Called to Court

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However, the Spanish government has declared the referendum, the campaign, and any events in support of the referendum illegal, including the kickoff rally. It argues that Spain's 1978 constitution stipulates that regional governments can not call an independence referendum. The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has told Catalan's not to go to the polling station. Read More »

California state Assembly approves resolution denouncing Trump's decision on DACA

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The program protected about 800,000 people who were brought to the USA illegally as children or came with families who overstayed visas. Additionally, the poll does not include the option favored by conservatives, including in the Trump administration - namely just to allow the permits to expire and therefore encourage so-called "self-deportation". Read More »

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Do I have gay friends? Er, well...'

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He told LBC radio the only reason for the rise in their use was "that people know that they are there". Rees-Mogg, who came under fire for offensive and controversial comments on abortion and gay marriage, claims he fully supports Theresa May, saying there needed to be a period of consistent leadership as the country leaves the European Union. Read More »

Chicago Teen Found Dead Inside Hotel Freezer

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After mounting public pressure, police on Wednesday released a statement on the status of their investigation. Earlier Wednesday, Rosemont Mayor Bradley Stephens said that local police are working with outside agencies to investigate Jenkins' death but that fevered online guesswork about the case is hindering the probe. Read More »

Supreme Court rejects anticipatory bail plea of Pintos

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As the Bombay High Court rejected the anticipatory bail applications of Augustine Pinto, Grace Pinto and Ryan Pinto during a hearing on Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABAs) on Thursday; Pinto family's lawyer Gunaratne Sadawarte called the judgment "intellectual". Read More »

Martin Shkreli Jailed for Going After Hillary's Scalp

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Shkreli's defense attorney argued that the post was satirical and should be protected under free speech, but Matsumoto called Shkreli's Facebook post a "solicitation of an assault" rather than a protected political statement. "Will pay $5,000 per hair obtained from Hillary Clinton ". A federal judge in NY is considering whether the provocative online antics of former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli (SHKREL'-ee) are bad enough to put him behind bars. Read More »

Video shows couple rescued from boat trying to ride out Hurricane Irma

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She had no further details. Last October, Hurricane Matthew knocked out 1.2 million FPL customers as it skirted Florida's east coast without making landfall . Irma is not classified as tropical depression and is expected to bring heavy rains as far north as North Carolina on Tuesday. If the water hadn't pushed out, Shiveley said, storm surge could have been in the eight or nine-foot range. Read More »

US Army Special Operations soldiers reportedly injured in explosion at Fort Bragg

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All the solider were part of the Army Special Operations Command, or USASOC. Fifteen Marines were hospitalized, eight were sent to the Burn Center at the University of California San Diego Heath. It is the largest Army installation by population and covers about 161,000 acres. The base is also home to Army Airborne and Special Operations Forces, the latter of which has about 23,000 troops stationed at several sites there. Read More »

Not our job to satisfy United States, says Pakistan

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We will explain our position. Federal Minister for Defence Khurram Dastgir Khan presenting a gift to Italian ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo at Ministry of Defence in Rawalpindi on September 14, 2017. Asif also expressed concerns regarding the presence of India in Afghanistan and claimed that the country only invests in the Afghan territories located close to the border line. Read More »

Suu Kyi to address Arakan Crisis concerns in Naypyidaw

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The president's office said in a statement Tuesday that the new 15-member Implementation Committee of Rakhine Advisory Committee would work on improving security, economic development and social affairs in Rohingya areas, as well as maintaining the sustainability of ethnic villages and removing camps for the displaced. Read More »

Contract of 21st Century: Azerbaijan to strengthen its power

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The contract is now subject to ratification by the Azerbaijani Parliament. Over the past 23 years the Contract of the Century has truly transformed Azerbaijan, energy supplies to Europe and the country aspires continue to work together to unlock the long-term development potential of ACG through new investments, new technologies and new joint efforts to maximize recovery. Read More »

Trump to visit Florida Thursday after Hurricane Irma

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At RSW, Pence will join Trump for a briefing on Hurricane Irma. Earlier, he made two stops in Texas after Hurricane Harvey caused massive, destructive flooding in and around Houston. "I can tell you the White House has been outstanding". Utility officials warned it could take 10 days or more for power to be fully restored. She added that Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long was visiting affected areas Tuesday. Read More »

Here's Susan Rice's Explanation For Unmasking Trump Campaign Officials

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The New York meeting, which took place last December, was followed by Zayed's creation of a secret backchannel between Erik Prince, a person close to Trump, and Russian authorities. She has insisted any unmasking was done exclusively for legitimate security purposes and last week reportedly denied ever leaking any unmasked names. Read More »

Irma power outages down to 6.9 million in US Southeast - utilities

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In the USA alone, almost 7 million people were told to evacuate, and 13 million Floridians were left without power in hot steamy weather. Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record before it arrived in the United States, killed 43 people in its rampage through the Caribbean and at least 12 in Florida, Georgia and SC. Read More »

NASA Reveals How Hurricane Irma Completely Transformed These Caribbean Islands

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People were also desperate for power and water so they could get back to work and return to some sense of normalcy. French President Emmanuel Macron , gauging the damage to the formerly idyllic islands of St. "The geography of the homes was not adapted to the risks". Where is Hurricane Jose and will it hit America? Irma skirted Puerto Rico last week, knocking out power to 70 percent of the island, damaging buildings and killing at least three people, but the destruction was not ... Read More »

At least 45 dead in attack on Iraq checkpoint

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Iranian media said that among the victims were Iranian pilgrims. Jassem al-Khalidi, a senior health official, told the TV channel that more than 87 people had sustained injuries in the attacks. There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the deadly attacks, but such assaults bear the hallmarks of those carried out by the Islamic State. Read More »

Attorney General Becerra leads DACA lawsuit against Trump Administration

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Colorado will join New York, Washington and MA and other states inlawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program , Gov. We believe instead that the USA should take this opportunity to exclude young people protected under DACA from the category of illegal immigrants. According to the Associated Press, the majority of economists reject the notion that awarding undocumented people work permits usurps jobs from ... Read More »

UK's Hammond says rejects 'protectionist' European Union agendas after Brexit

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In his annual State of the European Union speech, Juncker sketched out a vision of a post-2019 EU in which 30 countries would be using the euro , with an EU finance minister running key budgets to help states in trouble. Mr Juncker was speaking two days before European Union finance ministers meet to discuss plans to introduce higher taxes on digital multinationals like Google and Amazon, which stand accused of paying too little tax in Europe. Read More »

Police clean chit to six men accused in Alwar lynching

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Khan was among the five Muslims beaten up on suspicion of transporting cows for slaughter on April 1 this year. Others who were badly wounded in the attack were admitted at the Alwar hospital. The Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CB-CID) has now struck off the names of six after investigations said they are "not guilty". The investigation report, which was accessed by Hindustan Times reads, "The statements of witnesses in the case including policemen and the employees of the ... Read More »

Fifth Harmony Posts Message to Spokane Following School Shooting

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It was at that point that the student who was killed approached him attempting to intervene. An employee at the school says it's heartbreaking for all of Freeman's students. On Wednesday, sophomore Caleb Sharpe pulled out a gun in a second-floor hallway at Freeman High School and started firing. Harper said the suspect had brought notes to Freeman High in the beginning of the year, saying he might get killed or jailed and that some students alerted counselors. Read More »

Home Minister Rajnath Singh addresses people on Hindi Diwas

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The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented the Rajbhasha Awards on the occasion of Hindi Diwas at a function held in New Delhi today (September 14, 2017). He said, this language play a great role in connecting people. The need to promote the use of Hindi was seen by the Indian government. "Hindi ... Read More »

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O)?

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Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 20,628 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $946,000 after acquiring an additional 1,691 shares during the period. Cornerstone Advsrs Incorporated holds 0.02% or 217 shares in its portfolio. Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.04% or 13,860 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Andra AP fonden Takes Position in NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

The stock rose 0.20% or $0.22 reaching $112.78. About shares traded. NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI ) has risen 24.67% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. 690,558 were reported by Blackrock Japan Limited. Institutional investors own 78.85% of the company's stock. Mckinley Capital Mgmt Ltd Co Delaware reported 4,530 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Read More »

Andres Iniesta "feeling good" after victory over Juventus

And with Barcelona having lost one of their key players, Neymar, to French giants Paris Saint-Germain in a €222 million deal this summer, the fans have been anxious sick thinking about their other two stars' future. "I suffered a lot when I had to face him and now I'm enjoying him". "The club members can be calm". "[Iniesta] has extraordinary quality". "Barca have also started the season well and they, along with Real Madrid, are favourites to win the Champions League ". Read More »

Trump Denies He Made A Deal With Democrats On DREAMer Protections

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In an interview with The Associated Press published on Wednesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) maintained his position that the deportation of hundreds of thousands of Dreamers was " not in our nation's interest ". So far, the White House and GOP negotiators have areas of overlap but also areas of disagreement in their tax cut approach. They are also debating whether to make the tax cuts retroactive so that they impact all income earned in 2017, or whether to make the changes ... Read More »

Syrian talks in Astana aim for lasting ceasefires

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The first meeting was held between the Russian delegation headed by Moscow's special envoy on Syria Alexander Lavrentiev and United Nations special envoy for Syria Staffan De Mistura. But it said Washington "remains concerned with Iran's involvement as a so-called "guarantor" of the Astana process". Moscow is hopeful that the fight against terrorists in Syria will be over in the coming months, he added. Read More »

Motel 6: We aren't sending customer lists to ICE anymore

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The newspaper alleges staff at the establishments have been racially profiling guests and calling ICE on any they suspect to be in the United States illegally. Empowered by the Trump administration and President Donald Trump's promise to severely crack down on illegal immigration , ICE agents have ramped up efforts to arrest undocumented immigrants. Read More »

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Visits Minot Air Force Base

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Before Mattis became President Trump's Pentagon chief, he'd suggested ICBMs might be expendable. But he says his view has changed. "I can not solve the deterrent problem reducing it from a triad". During his trip to the base near Omaha, Neb. - one of nine US unified commands under the Department of Defense (DoD) - Mattis is expected to discuss modern deterrence strategies with USSTRATCOM officials. Read More »

ICC to bring more Full Members to Pakistan in future

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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi believes that the ongoing Independence Cup is the first step towards the resumption of global cricket in the country, which would eventually also help in gradually improving PCB's finances in future contests. Read More »

NKorea Warns US of Retaliation for Tough UN Sanctions

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Beijing and Moscow have called for a freeze-for-freeze agreement with North Korea, which would see the US and South Korea halt military drills on the Korean Peninsula in exchange for Pyongyang stopping its nuclear and ballistic missile program. Read More »