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Billionaire media mogul SI Newhouse, Jr., dies at 89

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At about 4.30am, the early riser in NY may often have spied a diminutive man, barely 5ft 1in, with a shambling air, arriving at the chic Madison Avenue headquarters of the publisher Condé Nast . "He loves magazines, meaning the whole and all of it, the variety of things published, the business details, the visions and actions and personalities of his editors, the problems, the problem-solving, the ink and paper ... Read More »

USA 'will not rest' until Puerto Ricans are safe

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He'll also be helping to present a trophy to the tournament's winning team. Outside of the Fake News or politically motivated ingrates, . She said some of the biggest shipments of food and supplies have come from private donations, not the federal government. Read More »

Dozens arrested during neo-Nazi rally in Sweden

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Black-clad demonstrators bearing shields and waving the group's green-and-white flag marched in the city's center. The march coincided with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day of the Jewish year. The Nordic Resistance Movement had a permit from police to hold the march. The number of anti-fascist protesters was not immediately clear, but pre-march estimates indicated they could outnumber their neo-Nazi counterparts by as much as 10-1. Read More »

Reconnecting After Hurricane Maria Devastates Puerto Rico

The Trump administration has been widely criticized for its response to the crisis in Puerto Rico and has scrambled in recent days to respond. Miner said that unlike Hurricane Katrina that killed around 1,800 people, the death toll from Maria is minimal, with at least 16 so far, according the Associated Press. Read More »

Germany's first same-sex 'I do''s as marriage equality dawns

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Among them were Karl Kreile, 59, and Bodo Mende, 60, who became Germany's first married gay couple, exchanging vows on Sunday at the town hall in the Berlin borough of Schoeneberg after 38 years together. Steinert said the change also will take a load off Germany's famously complex bureaucracy, by removing hundreds of special exceptions - in areas ranging from university loans to hunting regulations - that were put in place over the years as same-sex couples successfully challenged ... Read More »

President Trump doesn't let up on criticism of San Juan mayor

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Puerto Ricans reacted harshly on Saturday to President Trump's tweets that leaders of the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean island " want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort". Trump watched from inside the commissioners hospitality suite perched above the courses 14th hole, and waved several times at news cameras positioned briefly on the grass below. Read More »

Orleans Darkwa (back) is inactive in Week 4 for the Giants

Well, technically there could be a tie but let's not have negative thoughts. Eli Manning finished the game 35 of 47 for 366 yards and three touchdowns. The silver lining in that is that New York's offensive line has not been stellar to this point in the year. The Giants need to build off that. This is a team that just has a bad running game and poorly designed plays. Read More »

Trump says Puerto Rico mayors 'want everything done for them'

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Trump, who was spending the weekend at his private golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, fired off a series of angry tweets early on Saturday complaining that media coverage of the suffering was unfair, and took aim at the mayor of San Juan , the island's largest city. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel involved in bizarre crash after Malaysian Grand Prix

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Verstappen, who started third on the grid, overtook Hamilton on the fourth lap of 56 around the 5.543km Sepang International Circuit and, with Mercedes struggling for pace , had no problem in cruising to victory. For many F1 fans in Malaysia, this year's race will be a memorable one for them as the race on this weekend will be the last to be held in the country. Read More »

President Kovind inaugurates Shirdi International Airport, flags off flight to Mumbai

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It will be equipped with the night landing facility in upcoming months. In Shirdi , the President will inaugurate the Shirdi global airport and flag-off a flight from Shirdi to Mumbai . Built with an investment of Rs 350 crore , including Rs 50 crore from Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, the airport has a 2,500-metre-long runway and is capable of handling single narrow-body aircraft such as Airbus A320 and Boeing 737. Read More »

Many pharmacies remain open on limited basis in Puerto Rico

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The FAA reported nearly 100 takeoffs and landings in all on Tuesday and said it should be able to handle 36 an hour during daylight on Wednesday as it repairs damaged radar. FEMA chief Long acknowledged that the biggest issue in Puerto Rico was distribution of goods and a huge challenge for FEMA, and that he was "not satisfied" with the situation in Puerto Rico . Read More »

Terry Collins to announce resignation as Mets manager

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I haven't talked to anybody about it, so we'll go from there". Collins' contract is up at season's end, and there was no indication that the team was going to extend his deal. One of the players told Newsday that it had been hard to communicate with Collins and called out his strategy during games. "It speaks to the possibility that the structure or discipline internally doesn't exist to the level that we'd like", Alderson said. Read More »

Marcus Mariota out with hamstring injury

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Texans rookie QB Deshaun Watson had a coming out party last week in Foxboro, passing for 301 yards with 2 TDs and a 90.6 rating.He is one of three in NFL with 500-yards plus passing (528) and 100-plus rushing (124) and leads NFL QBs with 124 yards running. Read More »

Trump Says Puerto Ricans "Want Everything Done For Them"

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Where is there good news here. When asked for a response from CNN , Mayor Cruz was furious. Right off the bat, Cruz addresses the theory Trump floated about her being ordered by Democrats to say mean things about the president. Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, who was called on by the Pentagon to lead hurricane relief efforts on Thursday, has said that what is now being done for Puerto Rico isn't enough. Read More »

Rockies clinch postseason berth with Brewers loss

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In their first year with Bud Black at the helm, the Rockies will finish in third place in the National League West, but still earn a playoff spot with their season coming down to a single game. If the fearsome foursome of Kershaw, Rich Hill , Yu Darvish and Alex Wood can pitch to their standards, with this hitting, the Dodgers again become the monster we witnessed in Summer. Read More »

Syria govt fighters killed in IS attacks

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IS put out a statement claiming to have killed scores of regime fighters in the area and also released what it said was an audio recording of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urging resistance, the first such intervention in almost a year. The recent attacks from IS aim to release the pressure on its fighters in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, where the army is tightening the noose on the terror group. Read More »

Ashura observed in Middle East, Europe, Australia

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Hussain was killed on the tenth day which is observed as the day of mourning. Members of the Shia community will bring out a Tajia procession in the capital marking the day. Some others stood by the sides of the streets, distributing food, candies and drinks to the crowd. The traffic police had devised an alternate route according to which, traffic coming to Soldier Bazar and Coast Guard was diverted to Jubille during the procession, Traffic from Nazimabad to MA Jinnah Road was moved to ... Read More »

North Korea: Millions sign up for military to fight against US

For now, the United States seems open to seeing what North Korea wants or is willing to talk about: "We haven't gotten that far yet", he said. According to reports coming out of North Korea, mostly based on Pyongyang's own declarations, the rogue state is making good headway in reaching its goal of a nuclear tipped intercontinental ballistic missile. Read More »

Britain is working on plan for disorderly Brexit, PM May says

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The Prime Minister has stated she wants to use the conference to return the focus to her domestic agenda, but a newspaper interview given by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson may have already knocked those plans off course. He said he was not ready to stay tied to Brussels for "a second longer" after the planned two-year transition period, which is due to end in March 2021. Read More »

Minnesota National Guard members assisting in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

According to a release from the Pennsylvania National Guard , the crew and the helicopters will fly a number of missions over the next few days on the way to Puerto Rico. The partnership also is working to inform the public of the specific supplies and items needed in Puerto Rico, and how to responsibly donate money and supplies. Read More »

Corporate donations for Hurricane Maria relief top $24 million

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Trump has come out with a flurry of boasts in recent days about the positive reviews he said his administration is getting from Puerto Rico and the U.S. "With that same fire and fury to save the people of Puerto Rico from what is going to be a disaster here in this island". The Connecticut Air National Guard said as Puerto Rico continues to rebuild, it will become even more important for organized, professional teams to make sure the cargo gets to where it's needed most. Read More »

Captain's mistakes led to El Faro sinking, Coast Guard report says

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Coast Guard. Neubauer later said he listened to all of the recordings, which ranged from talk about safety meetings and the disaster-at-sea book "The Perfect Storm" to El Faro Captain Michael Davidson's exchanges with a terrified crew member Davidson promised he wouldn't leave, even though the ship was sinking. Read More »

In a replay, Trump tweets anew about National Football League players and protest

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I'm going to confess. The firebrand President has slammed football players and athletes who kneel during the playing of the "Star Spangled Banner" in protest against police brutality in America. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pushed back on the president last the weekend, calling the president's words "divisive". "I think everyone has the right to protest, but I think you have to choose your stage wisely", said Laura Williams, who works in healthcare. Read More »

Full-Time: Everton 0-1 Burnley (Emotional Day for Ronald Koeman)

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Republic of Ireland worldwide Hendrick was on the end of a sweeping move as the Clarets' 1-0 win was added to a collection of positive road results already featuring a victory at Chelsea and draws at Tottenham and Liverpool. Burney had not won at Goodson in 41 years but for so much of the game they looked comfortable enough to end that long, long run. Everton fans are starting to lose patience with Ronald Koeman . Read More »

North Korea claims nearly 5 million ready to join army

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In a separate speech on Thursday, Moon said cooperation with the global community to curb the North's nuclear ambitions was at its highest ever and called for the strengthening of South Korea-U.S. Kim has responded by calling Trump a "mentally deranged United States dotard", and his government has threatened to conduct an atmospheric nuclear test, which would be the first the world has seen in 37 years. Read More »

Man shot by army after stabbing someone at Marseille train station

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Two passers-by had been killed in the attack, BFM TV said on Sunday, citing a police source. No other details were immediately available. Police earlier said they had cordoned off the area and an operation was underway. French interior minister Gerard Collomb said on Twitter he was heading to Marseilles. Soldiers and police took up positions outside the station, which was evacuated. Read More »

Rex Tillerson meets China leaders to pile pressure on North Korea

In addition, the President of the United States Donald trump, quite sharply speaks of the DPRK in their statements was called the "crazy old American". The measures were in accordance with United Nations sanctions that were approved earlier in September after North Korea detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear bomb - a test that triggered an quake felt across the border in China. Read More »

US Is Seeking Dialogue With North Korea: "We Do Talk to Them"

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Notwithstanding confirmations that the United States isn't occupied with advancing the crumple of the present administration, seeking after administration change, quickening reunification of the North and South or activating powers north of the DMZ, North Korean authorities have demonstrated no sign that they are keen on or are prepared for talks in regards to denuclearization, U.S. Read More »

President Trump says National Football League owners are 'afraid of their players'

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And when Formula 1 heads to Austin for round 17 of the 2017 season in October, the championship leader says he will have to start thinking about taking a knee himself on the grid when the anthem plays before the race. "He was complimentary, which doesn't mean that in any way we acquiesce d to what he was implying". "Particularly if your leader is not helping in that area". Read More »

Tropical Storm Maria's run is nearly done, hurricane center says

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NASA's Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES satellite provided different views of Hurricane Lee that showed the storm was being adversely affected by wind shear and is not as strong and organized as it was earlier in the week. An acceleration toward the northeast is forecast to continue through Saturday. Maria - now a tropical storm - is on track towards the United Kingdom, according to the latest map from the NOAA's NHC. Read More »