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Edwards asks Trump for disaster declaration

Edwards asks Trump for disaster declaration

Harvey, which was a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour when it slammed into the Texas coast last Friday, has weakened drastically, Edwards said, but it remains a named storm. Damage...

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Mobile Coast Guard Base Used As Hub For Harvey Rescue

Mobile Coast Guard Base Used As Hub For Harvey Rescue

Harris County Flood Control District official Jeff Lindner says people inundated by rising waters shouldn't crawl into attics of their homes but should get on top of them. President Donald Trump will ...

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North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills

North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills

The missile launches come as tens of thousands of South Korean and U.S. troops take part in joint military drills in the South, which Pyongyang views as a highly provocative rehearsal for an invasion ...

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Trump's strategy may drive Pakistan closer to Russian Federation and China

Offering support to Afghan government, he said that the local people should be given space to settle the issue on their own. Pakistani officials cite the USA military's assessments the Taliban h...

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Markets erase gains, Sensex down 130 points in early trade

Markets erase gains, Sensex down 130 points in early trade

NTPC was the biggest laggard after the government said it will sell a 5 percent stake in top power producer through a stock market auction. North Korea fired a missile early on Tuesday that fl...

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Gas Prices Expected to Rise as Hurricane Harvey Aftermath Unfolds

Gas Prices Expected to Rise as Hurricane Harvey Aftermath Unfolds

Gas prices were 20 cents to 80 cents higher within two weeks following past storms, including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Ike and Isaac - but "rapidly" declined and returned to normal within two to fou...

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Dortmund sign Yarmolenko three days after Dembele sale

Dortmund sign Yarmolenko three days after Dembele sale

Yarmolenko, 27, will wear the No 9 shirt at the Bundesliga club after switching from Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev to pen a four-year deal at the Westfalenstadion until June 2021. The club have spent j...

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One dead after massive explosion near United States embassy

One dead after massive explosion near United States embassy

The public health ministry said at least one person has been killed and eight wounded. "An explosion has happened near Massoud Square in Kabul ". Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the...

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Force India threatens Ocon, Perez with race ban

Force India threatens Ocon, Perez with race ban

It's safe to say that Force India Chief Operating Officer Otmar Szafnauer was not impressed. In the first incident, they touched wheels as Ocon moved on the outside of the track shortly after th...

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Heading king: Morata setting records in the EPL

Heading king: Morata setting records in the EPL

Koeman gave very little away in regards to Chelsea striker Diego Costa , who has been the cause of a lot of speculation over the past few weeks. Everton went on to win the match 3-0, with a Jos...

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Guterres seeking to pressure Israel to lessen restrictions on Gaza

Guterres seeking to pressure Israel to lessen restrictions on Gaza

Speaking alongside Netanyahu to the press after their meeting, Guterres disclosed what he said was a long-time dream that the Holy Land be home to two states, with a Jerusalem which is shared by thr...

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At Least 6 Shot, 2 Fatally, at New Mexico Library

At Least 6 Shot, 2 Fatally, at New Mexico Library

Clovis, which has a population of about 40,000, is around 306 km east of Albuquerque near the Texas border and is home to Cannon Air Force Base. Clovis police and elected officials also says that th...

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Cruz, Cornyn Show Texas-sized Hypocrisy on Disaster Funding

Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzThe media couldn't be more blatant in distorting Trump's words on Charlottesville Curtis wins GOP primary for House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz Kimmel: Let's make Trump a ki...

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Let's have that debate over paying for the border wall, Mr

Let's have that debate over paying for the border wall, Mr

Trump's comment that he might terminate Nafta at some point caused the yen to strengthen, while the Mexican peso weakened 0.2 percent. Yet congressional sources pushed back against Trump's claims, s...

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Illinois Statehouse Leaders Inch Toward School Funding Deal

Illinois Statehouse Leaders Inch Toward School Funding Deal

A proposal to overhaul the way IL funds schools would provide $75 million per year in tax credits for people who contribute to private school scholarships. Among the most contentious elements was the ...

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Houston releases water from two dams in attempt to prevent 'uncontrolled' overflow

Water is being released from the Addicks and Barker into Buffalo Bayou, the primary body of water running through Houston. The Corps planned to release water at 4,000 cubic feet per second from each...

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Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators up to $38000

Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators up to $38000

Kenya is not the first African country to ban plastic paper bags; others that have already outlawed the plastic carriers include Eritrea, Rwanda, and Mauritania. According to El-Habr, plastic bags tak...

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7-year-old kidnapping victim strangled, thrown off bridge into Worcester lake

7-year-old kidnapping victim strangled, thrown off bridge into Worcester lake

Joshua Hubert, 35, denies taking the young girl - who is not being identified - from the home on Forestdale Road in Worcester and subjecting her to nearly two hours of terror early Sunday morning. Inv...

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Top US diplomat's Pakistan visit postponed

This would have been Alice Wells' second visit to Pakistan in the current month. Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif will visit China, Russia and Turkey for consultations on the U.S.'s n...

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Trump to Harvey victims: 'We are 100 percent with you'

Trump to Harvey victims: 'We are 100 percent with you'

Trump is expected to visit the region Tuesday. We have great friends there, great relationships there. "No, she is not the same lady", the Finnish president replied, looking half-stricken, half-shee...

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