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Trump wants 'to compare IQ tests' with Tillerson

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Tillerson and Defense Secretary James "Mad Dog" Mattis are scheduled to have lunch with the president on Tuesday. If Tillerson has any self-respect left he'll use it as an opportunity to tender his resignation. Trump said Tuesday during a meeting with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger that he didn't think he undercut Tillerson with his comment about his intelligence. Read More »

California wildfires destroy more than 50 structures

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Due to significant smoke in the area, officials advised residents to stay indoors at evacuation centers. Elderly people, children and those with respiratory illnesses are particularly susceptible to the smoky conditions and should take extra precautions, air district officials said . Read More »

Nate's Remnants Bring Showers Monday and Monday Night, Some Could be Heavy

Highs will range from the mid to upper 70s. The rain may move through in two batches. A general 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected in the interior Northeast, but there can be locally higher amounts closer to 4 inches in the Appalachians of West Virginia and across western Pennsylvania and NY, according to AccuWeather.com. Read More »

Rajoy says Spain will not be divided following vote

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Williams said the letter would be posted later Monday on the Nobel Women's Initiative website. The country's courts judged the vote to be illegal and unconstitutional but the regional Catalan government made a decision to press ahead with it. Read More »

Bulgaria 0 France 1

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It took less than three minutes for France to take the lead as Lucas Digne's low cross found Antoine Griezmann , who laid the ball off for Blaise Matuidi to score from a tight angle. The Swiss can qualify on Tuesday with at least a draw in Portugal , who needed Cristiano Ronaldo to come off the bench to rescue a 2-0 victory in Andorra . Read More »

Ghana's gas station explodes in capital city Accra

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Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said his government is determined to ensure that incidents of gas explosion do not occur again. People were seen running to the safer place after the explosion happened. It is also near a high school and the University of Ghana campus. This has led to many people being affected. An explosion at a petrol station in Accra in 2015 killed about 100 people who had sought shelter nearby from flooding in the country's worst disaster in more ... Read More »

Erdogan says Turkey backing FSA move on Idlib

Turkish forces exchanged fire on Sunday with jihadists from Al-Qaeda's former Syrian affiliate on the border of Idlib province, a monitor and eyewitnesses said, a day after Ankara announced an imminent operation there. State-run Anadolu news agency said there was a major build up of commando units and military vehicles around the town of Reyhanli bordering Idlib close to the Cilvegozu border crossing. Read More »

Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico mobile phone service

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Virgin Islands. At the time, they noted that deploying to Puerto Rico would be harder than their previous emergency deployment to Peru as they did not have existing infrastructure in place. U.S. authorities have approved Alphabet Inc's application to use its experimental Project Loon balloons to provide emergency mobile phone service to disaster-stricken Puerto Rico, as Tesla said it would send more battery supplies. Read More »

Rain interrupts Aussie innings in 1st India T20

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As soon as the rain will finish, the match will start again. The play was resumed after nearly a two-hour delay with India given a revised Duckworth-Lewis-Stern target of 48 from six overs. He added: "It's great that we've got the flexibility and there's a number of guys who could do it". Picking specialist players for formats, picking mystery bowlers, giving them confidence. Read More »

Danish divers find journalist's body parts

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Wall's head and legs were found by divers in the waters around Copenhagen , in a bag that had been weighted down with bits of metal. The findings were made about a kilometer from where her torso was found on August 21 after it washed ashore in Copenhagen . Read More »

Over half million Rohingya fled Myanmar, 2000 per day, says UN

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Refugees are living in camps near the border amid claims that hundreds of villages were torched in an apparent attempt to force Muslims out of the Buddhist-majority country. Addressing a joint press event, Tusk said the two sides wanted de-escalation of tensions and full adherence to global obligations in Myanmar and access of people to humanitarian aid. Read More »

White House expected to decertify Iran N

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However, U.S. officials say Trump's objective in decertifying the deal is to intensify the heat on Iran , with the threat of military force, restoring old sanctions and imposing new ones, thereby getting the regime to accept fixes to the deal. Read More »

White House Believes John Kelly's Cellphone Was Hacked, Says Report

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Aides in September prepared a one-page memo on the subject, according to the report, and circulated the document through the White House. However, it is not clear how much data was accessed, exactly when the hack took place and if the hackers have been able to breach cell phones used by other White House staffers. Read More »

Death toll in Pak Sufi shrine attack rises to 22

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A suicide bomber killed 52 people and wounded over 100 at a Balochistan Sufi shrine in November a year ago, in an attack claimed by Islamic State. Later, addressing reporters, Balochistan home minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said that so far it appeared to be a suicide attack. Read More »

Nursery guard burns six children to death

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The firefighter said a teacher also died in the fire. "He has been an employee since 2008 and has never had a bad record so we could never have anticipated something of this nature happening", Mayor of Janauba, Carlos Isaildon Mendes , told the media. Read More »

Two-day national convention of SP to be held in Taj City

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The announcement to this effect was made by SP general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav. Earlier, the Samajwadi Party chief had a tenure of three years but the party constitution was amended to extend it to five years. "I have got the benefit of my age and our relation. He (Shivpal) gave me blessings and congratulated me also", he said. To another question, he was more explicit: "I want Netaji to be present in the convention". Read More »

Shah skips march on Vijayan turf

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Sat Sharma, while addressing, criticised Kerala Government for its indifference towards ever increasing number of attacks on activists and their families affiliated with BJP and RSS . As said by the party leaders, Amit Shah who had returned to Delhi after inaugurating Janaraksha Yatra at Payyanur was scheduled to arrive at Pinarayi today. Read More »

Egypt hails 'opportunity' for Palestinian unity

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Despite the caution, fed by the failure of previous attempts at reconciliation, this visit is to prepare the ground for a gradual transfer of responsibilities -at least calendar - from Hamas to the palestinian Authority, which issued the government of Prime minister Rami Hamdallah. Read More »

Saudi king leaves for Moscow, crown prince in charge

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Russia's role grows, and this powerful country is ready to play Middle East mediator during King Salman's visit to Moscow . Earlier, Russia invited Turkmenistan to join the OPEC oil output cut deal. The meeting in Moscow comes hot on the heels of a plan by Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia , the de facto leader of OPEC, to set up a $1 billion fund to invest in energy projects, announced by Novak on Monday. Read More »

George Foreman Ready For Ring Return, Targets Steven Seagal

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The fight game just gets more weird with former world heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman challenging Hollywood tough guy Steven Seagal to an open-rules contest over 10 rounds. It's one of the most famous boxing matches of all time and a precursor to today's massive pay-per-view match-ups. Foreman included a photo of Seagal just to make sure there was no confusion, which was considerate of him. Read More »

Tropical depression forms; will head for Gulf of Mexico

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Nicaragua residents can expect to see 15-20 inches of rain, with isolated regions receiving up to 30 inches. NOAA's final in-season season forecast on August 9 called for 14-19 named storms, while the Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University called for 16 named storms and eight hurricanes in their final in-season prediction on August 4. Read More »

Iraq ex-president and Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani dead

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He lived in Sulaymaniyah, a stronghold of his Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the main rival of Kurdish President Masoud Barzani's Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). Talabani was elected in 2005 and was forced to retire in 2014 in order to focus on his health after suffering from a stroke. Talabani's death comes a week after Iraqi Kurds voted to secede from Iraq in a controversial referendum. Read More »

Honeypreet, Rapist Gurmeet's daughter surrenders in Zirakpur

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A court in Panchkula, adjoining Chandigarh , on September 25 issued arrest warrants against top Dera functionaries - Honeypreet , Aditya Insan and Pawan Insan. "I will take legal advice now", she said. When asked whether the Haryana Police got the information about the accused's movements from their Punjab counterparts, Chawla said, "At this moment, I can not share what all intelligence inputs we had or who all supported us". Read More »

Honeypreet SIngh reportedly surrenders to police

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Honeypreet Insan had been on the run for the past 38 days since her self-proclaimed foster father Gurmeet Ram Rahim's conviction in two rape cases on August 25. How else do you think can a woman be in the premises amid such security arrangement? My father is innocent and his innocence will be proved. She also travelled along with him in a special chopper which ferried them to Rohtak from Panchkula after the conviction. Read More »

Rex Tillerson May Be Directly Negotiating With Kim Jong Un

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After starting his term with a swing through Asia where he said talks with Pyongyang wouldn't be productive, Mr Tillerson , on a one-day trip to Beijing , left the door open to negotiations. ties have been generally stable, and that Chinese and U.S. teams should implement the consensuses reached by the two heads of state, grasp the direction of bilateral relationship, respect each other, and focus on cooperation while dealing with differences properly. Read More »

Facebook: About 10 million people saw Russian-backed ads

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The company said on Monday that it would adjust its policies further "to prevent ads that use even more subtle expressions of violence". Facebook had shown the ads to congressional investigators but not turned them over. Facebook declined to address the subject on the record, although it pointed to earlier public statements in which Zuckerberg described how he wants Facebook to be a force for good in the world . Read More »

N to re-elect Nawaz as party president today

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Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid moved the bill before the parliamentarians amid uproar by the opposition lawmakers who saw it as a move to benefit a single individual - Nawaz Sharif. During the hearing, the PML-N (Pakistan Muslim League) lawyer argued that all of the accused in the case have to appear in court before an indictment takes place. Read More »

President, PM Modi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

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This is the place where Mahatma Gandhi spent his last days of his life and was assassinated on January 30, 1948. Modi said the issue of cleanliness should be looked at from the prism of women, who face difficulties due to lack of toilets, and lauded children for being ambassadors of the key programme. Read More »

Video Shows US Drone Shot Down By Houthi Rebels In Yemen

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The charred wreckage of the aircraft was carried out by the Houthis aboard a Toyota pickup truck. In the video below, captured by Reuters photographer Babak Taghvaee and later posted to his Twitter account, the drone appears to have been already damaged and winds its way down with a screech. Read More »

Dave Strader, NHL broadcaster from Glens Falls, dies

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On April 17, 2017, Strader was presented with a tremendous honor as the Hockey Hall of Fame announced that he was the 2017 recipient of the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for "his outstanding contributions to play-by-play broadcasting of the game of ice hockey during his professional career". Read More »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newfoundland After Blown Engine

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The large aircraft landed on the military airport of Goose Bay, Canada and "all 520 people aboard (496 passengers and 24 crew members, NDR) have been discharged without damage or casualties", continued the spokesperson. local time. Meanwhile, Air France praised its staff, noting in the statement that "the regularly trained pilots and cabin crew handled this serious incident perfectly". Read More »

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Donald Trump: 'You're Going Straight to Hell'

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Ms Duke added that she is "very satisfied, I know it is a hard storm to recover from but the amount of progress that's been made - and I would really appreciate any support that we can get". The storm knocked out the country's power grid and left millions of people without potable water. The National Guard expects that 1,400 guard forces will head to Puerto Rico over the next four days. Read More »

'North Korea may attack Australia to divide U.S. allies'

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has already promised Australia would stand with the USA in the event of a North Korean attack. Posted: Sep. The Pentagon said the squadron's flypast was the farthest north of the Korean Demilitarized Zone that any USA fighter jet or bomber has flown in the 21st century. Read More »

Donald Trump Says He Spoke to Jerry Jones About Players' Protest

We also want to as a complete team, as players and an organisation, be able to, whenever we can, demonstrate that unity is important and equality is important. "I think we need a little bit more wisdom in that office", he said of the White House. "This was a way to do both". Trump has been criticizing players who take a knee since a rally last week in Alabama. Read More »

Civilians hurt by USA airstrike responding to Taliban attack

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He said the Taliban will never win on the battlefields and that "the main goal of NATO's support to Afghan forces and the Afghan government is to reach a political solution - for instability in Afghanistan ". The foreign assistance would give Afghan forces a "compelling battlefield advantage over anything the Taliban stands to mass against" it, Mattis told reporters. Read More »

Johnston Mom, 30 Arrested After She Going Europe Vacation in Germany

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According to police, the kids said their mom had " left the country" and wasn't to return until October 1. According to police no arrangements were made for the children to be taken care of while she was out of the country. But authorities ordered her to return much sooner - when they learned that she had left four young children behind. The two 12-year-olds were put in charge of their seven and six-year-old siblings. Read More »

'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader

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At the 2015 general election, Ukip won an extraordinary 13 per cent of the vote - beating the Liberal Democrats into fourth place - but was left with only one MP, Mr Carswell. A banner was superimposed with an image of Mr Farage posing as Adolf Hitler with the European Union logo in the background. A former soldier and police officer, Bolton won a tight seven-way race, taking 29.9% (3,874) of the overall votes. Read More »

Fire Ambassador Friedman — APN to Trump

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Americans for Peace Now (APN) is calling on President Trump to recall US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for making statements that blatantly contradict long-held United States policy, as well as objective facts and global law. "I think that was always the expectation when [UN] Resolution 242 was adopted in 1967". Let's begin with Ambassador Friedman's apparent determination that the settlements are 'a part of Israel.' This is a complete fabrication. Read More »

Rocket attack at Kabul airport was attempt to kill Mattis, Taliban says

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But in a statement, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said one of the missiles malfunctioned , "causing several casualties". Under Trump's plan, the U.S. Mattis at a press conference elsewhere in Kabul called the attack a "criminal act by terrorists" and the reason why the U.S.is fighting the Taliban. Read More »