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US Economy Experiences 3% Growth

US Economy Experiences 3% Growth

It was a stronger showing than the 3.5- to 4-per-cent pace analysts had been expecting. Citing the strengthening economy , the central bank raised its rate to 0.75 per cent from 0.5 per cent in Jul...

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Irma strengthens to become a Cat. 2 hurricane

Irma strengthens to become a Cat. 2 hurricane

We have a long time to track this system as it is close to 3,000 miles away from the United States. The U.S.is still coping with Harvey, now a tropical depression. That said, all interests in those ...

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Rohingyas die as boat capsizes in Naf river

Rohingyas die as boat capsizes in Naf river

More than 100 people have been killed in the violence so far. The guards were also put on alert at various points of 271 kilometers of border that Bangladesh shares with Myanmar in the country's s...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination: Musharraf declared absconder, five accused acquitted

Benazir Bhutto assassination: Musharraf declared absconder, five accused acquitted

Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) judge Asghar Ali Khan reserved the verdict on Wednesday after conducting day-to-day proceedings in the case, reported Dawn . Chaudhry termed it a "fake story" fabricated ...

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Mattis refreezes Pentagon policy on transgender troops

Some outlets have been calling this a "freeze" because now serving transgender soldiers will be allowed to stay in the military until March 23, 2018. The study will determine transgender troops'...

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European Union should think about better ties with Russia - Juncker

European Union should think about better ties with Russia - Juncker

In ongoing talks in Brussels , Mr Barnier has said he hopes to make progress on citizens rights, the financial settlement and Irish border issues. It will be decided in October if enough progress...

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Hezbollah, Syria Deal Relocating ISIS Fighters Condemned by US-led Coalition

Hezbollah, Syria Deal Relocating ISIS Fighters Condemned by US-led Coalition

He said 11 Hezbollah fighters died in the weeklong operation on the Syrian side of the border. Hezbollah militants believe that the war in Syria is an Israeli and American conspiracy to unseat ene...

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No plans to reissue Rs 1000 note

No plans to reissue Rs 1000 note

In a move that was aimed at curbing black money , Narendra Modi had announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes would cease to be legal tender with effect from midnight of 8 November 2016. "The econo...

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Traffic gridlocked as monsoon rains flood India's financial capital

Traffic gridlocked as monsoon rains flood India's financial capital

The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation ( BMC ) said that in one hour, Mumbai recorded a staggering 70 mm rainfall, while it touched 100 mm between 8.30 a.m. Operations at Mumbai airport has been s...

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United Nations chief in Ramallah says two-state solution can not be abandoned

United Nations chief in Ramallah says two-state solution can not be abandoned

The Palestinians seek all of the West Bank as part of a future independent state. This inaction has left a void for Netanyahu and his right-wing supporters to do as they please, no matter the damage...

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Transgender armed services members sue Trump over military ban

Transgender armed services members sue Trump over military ban

Regarding military personnel who have already "transitioned" and are now serving, Trump is leaving it up to Mattis to decide if they will be allowed to stay until their duty is over or if they are t...

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Rescued From Texas Nursing Home After Disturbing Photo Goes Viral

Rescued From Texas Nursing Home After Disturbing Photo Goes Viral

La Vita Bella has an evacuation plan, Lampson said, and the residents had evacuated during both hurricanes Ike and Rita. "They were basically told no one was coming because they couldn't reach the...

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Despite Being Bullied By Trump, Mexico Offers Aid For Hurricane Harvey

Despite Being Bullied By Trump, Mexico Offers Aid For Hurricane Harvey

At a rally this week in Phoenix , Trump said he would "end up probably terminating" Nafta "at some point". Mr. Trudeau had recalled that he himself had had with Donald Trump conversations where t...

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Money for schools uncertain as plan fails in Illinois House

Money for schools uncertain as plan fails in Illinois House

She said even though these issues would not normally be included in a budget process, she believes they are vital for job growth. Especially under fire is Senate Bill 31, the Illinois Trust Act...

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Rescue groups, law enforcement work to save animals displaced by Harvey

Rescue groups, law enforcement work to save animals displaced by Harvey

Rescue Village's partner shelters are working to prepare animals for transport and are unsure how long it will take them to arrive. To help the pets displaced by Hurricane Harvey, you can donate t...

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Germany to help fund job training, improve refugee facilities in Egypt

Germany to help fund job training, improve refugee facilities in Egypt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel then began to feel the political costs when her conservative party suffered losses in regional elections. Amid chants of "Merkel just go" and " Liar, liar " that de...

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Houston police officer dies in Harvey's floodwaters

Houston police officer dies in Harvey's floodwaters

Houston Chief of Police Art Acevedo said said it was dark when longtime police Sgt. Steven Perez drove into water that flooded a 16-foot underpass. Perez's death is the 15th Harvey-related fatality...

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North Korea fires flurry of missiles

North Korea fires flurry of missiles

Applications for Chinese new or expanded investment in North Korea by Chinese companies would not be approved, the ministry said . North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides a target-striking contest o...

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Mystery remains over chemical haze that hit East Sussex coast

Mystery remains over chemical haze that hit East Sussex coast

However, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said it was "extremely unlikely" that it was chlorine - the police said the effects, while uncomfortable, were not serious. Whilst the origin of the chem...

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Mexico Offers Help to Texas

Mexico Offers Help to Texas

Mexico has adamantly said it will not pay for the wall. On Aug. 28, the Mexican Foreign Ministry reaffirmed that they will not pay for the US-Mexico border wall, adding that they will also not carry...

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Hillary Clinton heads to Portland to explain 'What Happened' in 2016 election

Hillary Clinton heads to Portland to explain 'What Happened' in 2016 election

In an excerpt released last week by publisher Simon & Schuster, Clinton relates how she really didn't like Trump looming behind her during the televised debate that took place just two days after a ...

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BJP wins both seats in Goa by-poll, Parrikar slams divisive campaign

BJP wins both seats in Goa by-poll, Parrikar slams divisive campaign

The results for Assembly polls in four constituencies falling in Delhi, Goa and Andhra Pradesh were declared on Monday. Counting for Valpoi seats in Goa is going on. The actual contestants from thes...

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CBS agrees to buy Australia's Ten Network as Murdoch misses out

CBS agrees to buy Australia's Ten Network as Murdoch misses out

The broadcaster entered into a binding agreement to acquire the business and assets of Network Ten . Financial terms for the purchase weren't disclosed, but analysts said CBS likely got a favorable...

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Tillerson: Trump 'speaks for himself' on American values

Tillerson: Trump 'speaks for himself' on American values

In a subsequent Twitter post, Trump also said both Mexico and Canada were being "very difficult" in talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, which he called the "worst trade d...

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Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against ISIS on Syria border

Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against ISIS on Syria border

He said DNA testing would be carried out to determine the identities of the remains. Islamic State militants have asked Hezbollah and the Syrian army to let them withdraw from the enclave to Syria...

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American Red Cross provides food, shelter to those in need during hurricane

American Red Cross provides food, shelter to those in need during hurricane

And more might be on the way, as the U.S. Coast Guard and other rescue teams fight through an overwhelming number of rescue in the Houston area. "When they need the most help and they have no idea who...

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Lalu Yadav in Rally: I never desired Nitish as CM, was pressured

Lalu Yadav in Rally: I never desired Nitish as CM, was pressured

He said that those big leaders who are not able to join, they have made a decision to send their party senior leaders to the rally. The party said Yadav has "voluntarily" given up JD (U ) membershi...

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When, where to watch PV Sindhu-Nozomi Okuhara final

When, where to watch PV Sindhu-Nozomi Okuhara final

Though India have been winning a medal at World Championships since 2011, this will be the first time they will have two with Saina and Sindhu in semis. But the Spaniard once again proved to be an Ind...

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Hundreds of Rohingya refugees waiting in no man's land to enter Bangladesh

Hundreds of Rohingya refugees waiting in no man's land to enter Bangladesh

The Rohingya refugees were stranded at the Naf river that separates Myanmar and Bangladesh, Deputy Commissioner of Cox's Bazar district Mohammad Ali Hossain told Reuters. Analysts have long warned the...

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Loyal dog carrying bag of food during Hurricane Harvey goes viral

Loyal dog carrying bag of food during Hurricane Harvey goes viral

Segovia drove around his neighborhood looking for the pooch when he was flagged down by a neighbor who said they saw Otis walking around with the bag of food in his mouth. "Otis was strolling the st...

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