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ACLU files second suit, Mattis calls for study — Transgender military ban

ACLU files second suit, Mattis calls for study — Transgender military ban

The defense secretary's statement yesterday said he will "establish a panel of experts serving within the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security to provide advice and recommendations on the ...

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Muslims are being slaughtered in Myanmar. Does anyone care?

Muslims are being slaughtered in Myanmar. Does anyone care?

At the weekend, as violence in Rakhine worsened, Bangladesh's foreign minister summoned Myanmar's charge'd affaires in Dhaka to express "serious concern" at the possibility of a fresh refugee influx...

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Toddlers among dead as India hit by monsoon flooding

Toddlers among dead as India hit by monsoon flooding

India , Bangladesh and Nepal have all been affected by the heavy rainfall with officials in Mumbai reporting at least one woman and two toddlers had been killed after houses collapsed in the cit...

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Six Family Members Swept Away in Van Feared Dead in Texas Floodwaters

Six Family Members Swept Away in Van Feared Dead in Texas Floodwaters

The Harris County Sheriff's Office said it could not confirm the fate of the missing family, but their relatives said they expected they would be found once the waters recede. Virginia Saldivar said s...

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President Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana

President Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana

US President Donald Trump signed a federal disaster declaration for the state, and Long said that freed him to unify efforts and send in federal resources. and it's up to Congress to appropriate t...

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Kezia Dugdale resignation: who will lead Scottish Labour now?

Kezia Dugdale resignation: who will lead Scottish Labour now?

Harris, a long-time critic of Corbyn, says they may have a tough job as Scotland has "always turned its back on that radical Marxist doctrine that's so beloved of some Corbynite supporters". Richard L...

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Ivanka Trump supports White House decision to ignore pay discrimination

Ivanka Trump supports White House decision to ignore pay discrimination

The policy , which was enacted past year and would have gone into effect in early 2018, would require business with more than 100 employees to report the salaries of women and people of color. Civil...

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Shelter pets displaced by Harvey arrive in Middletown

Shelter pets displaced by Harvey arrive in Middletown

But on Sunday night that caused confusion and anger outside Houston's convention centre, which has become a large shelter. "HRA stands ready to take in animals, regardless of breed, with open arms a...

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Bird Group says keen to buy Air India's subsidiary

Bird Group says keen to buy Air India's subsidiary

The state-run behemoth Air India has the largest ground handling services in the country, it also does ground handling for other carriers. Last month, InterGlobe Aviation's IndiGo, the country's lar...

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US Navy Shoots Down Missile Off Hawaii in Test

Earlier this week, an intermediate-range missile, identified by the North Koreans as a Hwasong-12, was sacked over Japan. The test comes amid heightened tensions between North Korea and the US. Th...

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Nebraska National Guard assisting in hurricane relief efforts

Nebraska National Guard assisting in hurricane relief efforts

According to a release from JBER's public affairs unit, the group includes "pararescuemen, combat rescue officers and combat support personnel". As directed by Gov. "There are now 400 soldiers and a...

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Mom dies in Harvey floodwaters while saving her infant daughter

Mom dies in Harvey floodwaters while saving her infant daughter

Police said they plucked the pair from the water moments before they slipped under a floating railroad trestle. A police statement said the woman pulled her vehicle into a theater parking lot about ...

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Exxon Mobil increases Hurricane Harvey relief support to $1 million

Exxon Mobil increases Hurricane Harvey relief support to $1 million

Coast Guard saying the Baytown refinery would release about 15 pounds of benzene into the air. "We are in the process of a safe and systematic shutdown of the majority of our units", Huffaker said. ...

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Showers likely today through Friday

Showers likely today through Friday

THURSDAY NIGHT: Cloudy skies and a few rain showers linger, with an overnight low temperature of 64 degrees. TUESDAY: Highs in the low to mid 80s, with a few scattered showers and possibly a thun...

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UK PM Theresa May arrives in Japan to soothe Brexit fears

UK PM Theresa May arrives in Japan to soothe Brexit fears

She started her visit in Kyoto, the ancient Japanese capital, where she attended a traditional tea ceremony and had dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. But Japan is also an important desti...

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Trump Confuses Two Blond Finnish Reporters During Press Conference

Trump Confuses Two Blond Finnish Reporters During Press Conference

He said the wall was needed because of Mexico's "tremendous crime problem", saying the country is "number two or three in the world" in crime. President Donald Trump pledged swift federal aid ...

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Gorakhpur: 42 children die in last 48 hours at BRD hospital

Gorakhpur: 42 children die in last 48 hours at BRD hospital

Among 36 deaths reported on August 27 and 28, seven children died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), 15 in Neo-Natal Ward NICU and 14 children died of different medical reasons, claimed a senior ...

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United States may strike IS convoy being evacuated in Syria

United States may strike IS convoy being evacuated in Syria

The Secretary General of Hezbollah made the remarks during a speech today in which he taunted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the terrorist group's defeat in Syria and Iraq at the hands...

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PCB bans cricketer Sharjeel Khan for five years

PCB bans cricketer Sharjeel Khan for five years

Having received minimum punishment on all charges, Sharjeel's lawyer Shaigan Ijaz said they would appeal against the ban. "Just like the players, the PCB also has the right of appeal against the tribu...

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Alleged Would-Be Carjacker Clings to SUV That Drags Him Along the Road

Alleged Would-Be Carjacker Clings to SUV That Drags Him Along the Road

A would-be carjacker got dragged down the street by a defiant SUV driver, who refused to give up his ride - leaving the crook lying in the street wounded in just his underwear, dramatic video shows....

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