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Formula One: What to watch in Malaysia

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Once the tyres overheat they fail to offer maximum grip, creating more sliding and a downward spiral in performance. "The last race was a strong reminder that sport always has the power to surprise and defy all predictions", said Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff after the two Ferraris collided at Singapore. Read More »

Formula One: What to watch in Malaysia

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Once the tyres overheat they fail to offer maximum grip, creating more sliding and a downward spiral in performance. "The last race was a strong reminder that sport always has the power to surprise and defy all predictions", said Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff after the two Ferraris collided at Singapore. Read More »

F1 Malaysia GP: Sepang swansong and Hamilton's veganism

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But Mercedes chief Toto Wolff warned Hamilton to stay focused as the championship is far from over. The only other South East Asian circuit that F1 will visit now is Singapore , but with Meritus.GP, the organisers, being of Malaysian ownership, it will seem unlikely that the series will follow F1 to the venue any time soon. Read More »

3 killed in Pakistan-India border clashes

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As per ANI, he said,"Surgical strike was conducted to send a message and if adversaries do not understand, it will be repeated". "What is the aim of a surgical strike?" The opposition leaders had sought evidence about the surgical strikes. Read More »

Funding For Arizona KidsCare Program Safe Until End Of Calendar Year

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Congress has yet to reach an agreement to renew the program, which offers health insurance coverage to children from low- and middle-income families that earn too much to be eligible for Medicaid. Congress is expected to miss the September 30 deadline to renew the funds, but may take up the program next week. But extending the program will ensure that CHIP has the long-term funding it needs. Read More »

Catalans occupy polling stations ahead of referendum

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Spanish unionists argue Catalonia already enjoys broad autonomy within Spain, along with other regions like the Basque Country and Galicia. Thousands of striking high school and university students have marched in Barcelona in support of Catalonia's independence referendum which the Spanish central government in Madrid has vowed to stop. Read More »

What's in the Tax Overhaul Plan?

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He added that he would "never miss this". "We need a tax system that encourages companies to stay in America , grow in America , and hire in America ". The U.S. tax code now has seven tax brackets that range from a high of 39.6 percent to a low of 10 percent. "We will reduce the corporate tax rate to no higher than 20 per cent which is substantially below the average of other industrialised nations", he told the crowd in Indianapolis. Read More »

Kimi Raikkonen jokes that he won't miss the Malaysian Grand Prix

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I just seen the footage, apparently a drain came out. Jiang Lan, chairman of the group tasked with running the event, said the race added prestige to Shanghai's global image. Red Bull looked strong with Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen ending the day in third and fourth respectively, while it was frustrating for Hamilton as he had to settle for sixth. Read More »

Governor Signs '15 Good Bills' Aimed at California's Housing Crisis

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One will put a $4 billion affordable housing bond before voters next year. State Sen. Nancy Skinner said her bills target the "Not In My Back Yard" situation that forestalls new housing projects in the Bay Area. "Getting a permit to build housing should not be a shell game!" said Sen. "We look forward to building on this momentum." "We need to keep going", he said. Read More »

Police arrest person allegedly driving erratically in Melbourne

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Witness tells me he threw a bike at vehicle to stop it. Driver came at him w/ knife & baton. When asked if the man was armed with a knife, Newman said the man had an implement, but would not confirm what it was. "We don't encourage the community to engage with these incidents but it shows the community's heightened sense of vigilance", he said when speaking about the Bourke Street Mall incident. Read More »

Merkel Says "High Degree Of Agreement" With Macron's EU Reform Speech

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In the past, that idea often was held back by a halfhearted Britain. "We do not accept (EU refugee) quotas", EKRE chairman Martin Helme told The Associated Press. Tusk himself referred to a profusion of reform initiatives, such as those from Macron in a barnstorming pro-European speech at the Sorbonne on Tuesday and by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker earlier this month. Read More »

Second Slenderman Defendant Takes Deal to Avoid Trial

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Weier was also originally charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, but she accepted a plea deal last month on the lesser charge of attempted second-degree intentional homicide as a party to a crime, with use of a deadly weapon. Read More »

San Juan Mayor Goes off on Trump, Throws Things at Press Conference

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But Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of the island's capital, San Juan, has a different story to tell. "Damn it, this is not a good news story", Cruz told CNN . U.S. President Donald Trump was scheduled to go Puerto Rico on Tuesday, while Vice President Mike Pence will be in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands late next week, an aide said. Read More »

SCOTUS to hear case on involuntary union fees

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The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to hear a challenge to the so-called "fair share" fees public employee unions collect from non-members, posing a major threat to organized labor. The high court announced Thursday it will hear an IL case by Mark Janus . One of the biggest cases the justices will hear involves labor union fees out of IL. Read More »

Why Amsterdam's Spectacular Sephardic Jewel Goes Candle-Lit For Yom Kippur

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Some amusing and thought-provoking facts about Yom Kippur. Gaza Strip border crossings were also closed. Israeli police have called in reinforcements, and thousands of officers were deployed across Jerusalem. What happens on Yom Kippur? While the Portuguese Synagogue was later eclipsed by even larger and more magnificent shuls - like the one on Dohany Street in Budapest - the Amsterdam building remains a spectacular sight on any day of the year. Read More »

Election Commission rejects TTV Dinakaran's plea

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The poll panel has fixed a deadline of 29 September for all factions of the party laying claim to the symbol to submit affidavits from primary members to prove their strength. Later in the day, the rival faction, headed by ousted party interim General Secretary VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dhinakaran, filed over 1,000 fresh affidavits from general council members, who were holding the posts before Dhinakaran was ousted. Read More »

Russian Broadcaster Defends Its Twitter Ad Purchases

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She went on to say that she's very excited to find out how much USA media outlets spend in the Russian segment of Twitter ...you know, since advertising on social media in foreign countries now seems to be a criminal act. The Russian foreign ministry accused Washington on Thursday of putting unwarranted pressure on the U.S operations of Kremlin-backed media outlet RT, and warned that Moscow could take tit-for-tat measures. Read More »

Camosun College shows its colours for Orange Shirt Day

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Some Prince Edward Island schools were a sea of orange on Friday to celebrate Orange Shirt Day - a national initiative meant to educate students about reconciliation with Canada's Aboriginal people and the history of the residential school system. Read More »

Stern security arrangements in place for 8th Muharram processions

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Home Minister Sindh Sohail Anwar Khan Siyal had approached the interior ministry earlier this week to suspend mobile phone services in major cities across the province on 9th and 10th Muharram. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the cellular phone services have been suspended in Peshawar and other parts to prevent any untoward situation. Likewise, main procession of 8th Muharram in Karachi appeared from Nishtar Park at 12PM. Read More »

Port Authority workers head to Puerto Rico for relief efforts

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There's also a diesel fuel shortage and a number of roads that have been blocked by floods and other hurricane-created damages. "That was a stupid thing for Elaine Duke to say", Michael Brown , who served as FEMA administrator from 2003 until his resignation in 2005 amid scrutiny over the agency's handling of Hurricane Katrina, said on CNBC . Read More »

FDNY: 3 people struck by vehicle near Penn Station

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Multiple people have been struck by a vehicle near Pennsylvania Station in NY, the NYPD says. He says he was standing outside Penn Station when he saw the van speed up and hit them. Officials state the incident was an accident while one reporter said the van's brakes gave out and the driver couldn't control its path. Two women and a man were hit by the van, which continued going until it came to a stop near West 31st Street. Read More »

San Juan mayor pushes back on Trump admin

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Maria knocked out power to the USA territory's 3.4 million residents and left PREPA, which declared bankruptcy in July, scrambling to complete damage assessments. Cases of water, boxes of food and supplies Giselle Irizzary and her family collected to send to San Juan and Aguada, Puerto Rico was supposed to be on a plane Friday. Read More »

Saudis Trying To Obstruct UN Human Rights Investigation Into Yemen War

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The UN Human Rights Council has agreed to send war crimes investigators to Yemen , in a last-minute compromise between Western powers and Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia. The resolution comes after it emerged that Saudi Arabia has investigated just 36 out of 293 allegations that it has breached global humanitarian law in Yemen recorded by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in London. Read More »

The Azealia Banks vs. Nicki Minaj feud is officially over

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Azealia also had an explanation for that Safaree controversy , in which the Ice Princess teased a collaboration with Nicki's former music exec boyfriend while taunting at rumors of his ghostwriting for her. She continued to insist that Nicki deserves a Grammy Award and a "rich Russian billionaire" to sweep her off her feet. In the post, Banks admits that she "cried a bit" when she read Nicki's response, which read, "You're very talented & very smart. Read More »

Police Officers Shot in Polk County, Georgia

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Spangler was captured after he emerged from some woods and came upon officers guarding the area, Keenan said. The officers began talking to the two, who they said were acting suspicious. Hearne died from her injuries. According to officials, it's not routine for an investigator to wear a vest. Spangler was wanted on outstanding Walker County warrants for probation violation, Keenan said. Read More »

Royal Caribbean sends cruise ship to help evacuate people from Puerto Rico

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In both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands "they're trying very hard", Trump complimented, adding, "nobody has ever seen anything like it". Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. Read More »

Utility companies donate $250K to disaster relief efforts for Puerto Rico, Mexico

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Donate to organizations you know are reliable and trustworthy. It's - they've been devastated. There are not enough drivers, no way to communicate, and not enough fuel for their trucks. Her husband had waited several hours in line Tuesday night just to get $20 of gas for the family vehicle. "I'm trying to hold it together". You can also visit the American Red Cross' online Safe and Well Registry to search its list of people who have registered as safe. Read More »

Daddy Yankee Donates $1M in Relief Aid to Puerto Rico

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Asked about her Thursday "good news" comment, she said: "There is so much more to do". "There are people literally just modeling their uniforms", Melendez said. "As commercial customers begin getting back on their feet, we will continue to coordinate with them to pick up their cargo from the terminal", Ayala said. Read More »

Ford 'welcomes' Saudi women to driver's seat in new ad

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At a time the relationship between Western countries and the Islamic world is tenuous at best, this change in age-old practice is an encouraging sign that differences can be bridged as Muslim countries balance modern demands with religious tradition and belief. Read More »

Rapper Daddy Yankee gives $1M in relief aid to Puerto Rico

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The Ocala postal worker is not sure what her family's home will look like when she gets to Puerto Rico , which was left wind swept and swamped by Hurricane Irma. The Pentagon responded hours later saying that it would send a three-star general to manage relief logistics in Puerto Rico , Fox News reported . Read More »

El Capitan Rock Fall Hits Man Driving Out of Yosemite Park

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Andrea Lankford , right, author of "Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, And Dying In The National Parks", with Bruce Phillips as a park ranger at the scene of a deadly rock slide in Yosemite in July 1996. It was preceded by a 1999 rock fall that crushed a climber from Colorado. Foster and his wife were not on the cliff, however. "Rockfalls are a common occurrence in Yosemite Valley and the park records about 80 rockfalls per year; though many more rockfalls go unreported". Read More »

Trump Vows Tax Plan Will "Protect Farmers, Ranchers, Small Businesses"

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It would owe the USA government another 15 percent ($150,000) in order to bring the total tax paid on the $1 million of income to the US 35 percent tax rate. Trump's plan would end the USA practice of taxing the foreign profits of US -based corporations . To make the transition, the White House is proposing a one-time tax on profits that have accumulated overseas, with two different tax rates applied - one for liquid assets and one lower rate for illiquid assets. Read More »

DPRK diplomat leaves for Moscow for talks with Russian Federation

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It comes after South Korea's foreign minister warned that a war in the region would be devastating for the entire worldwide community. 'We have not declared war against North Korea and frankly the suggestion of that is absurd, ' White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. Read More »