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Rescue operations underway in Houston, hundreds saved

Rescue operations underway in Houston, hundreds saved

The group is taking boats and other specialized search and rescue equipment, he said. CFD is one of nine agencies from North Carolina sending swift water rescue teams to College Station, Texas to he...

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House Could Vote On Harvey Relief Package As Soon As Next Week

House Could Vote On Harvey Relief Package As Soon As Next Week

On Tuesday, the President's campaign asked supporters to donate to charities involved in the Texas recovery effort. U.S. President Donald Trump (C) and first lady Melania Trump (R) receive a brief...

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Congress unlikely to fund wall despite threat

Congress unlikely to fund wall despite threat

Currently, House Republicans' are considering a spending bill for the 2018 fiscal year that would cut $876 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster relief account and pou...

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Trump Discusses Qatar With Saudi King

Trump Discusses Qatar With Saudi King

The deepening crisis triggered by Saudi-led efforts to boycott Qatar has prompted Russian Federation and the U.S.to intensify the efforts to solve the Gulf crisis. The white House, in its statement,...

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India, Switzerland to cooperate in rail sector

India, Switzerland to cooperate in rail sector

Thanking Switzerland for its continuous support of India's bid for Nuclear Supplier's Group (NSG) membership, Modi said that he is grateful to Switzerland for supporting India's membership in the Miss...

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USA leaders to Trump: Don't kill DREAMer protection program

USA leaders to Trump: Don't kill DREAMer protection program

More than 1,850 leaders from around the country pleaded with President Donald Trump on Wednesday to preserve an Obama administration program that protects DREAMers from deportation. "We can not affo...

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Hurricane Harvey remnants to bring rainy Labor Day weekend to North Jersey

Hurricane Harvey remnants to bring rainy Labor Day weekend to North Jersey

The next system we are watching is another strong low which could bring more flooding and heavy rain to Texas and Louisiana by next Tuesday (09/05) and more scattered showers and storms to us by Wedne...

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Harvey causes gas prices to surge

Harvey causes gas prices to surge

According to Barclays bank on Tuesday "around 2-3 million barrels per day of refining capacity is offline or in the process of shutting down" due to Harvey. "This is what happens when a hurricane goes...

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PM Abadi officially declares 'full liberation' of Nineveh province from ISIS

PM Abadi officially declares 'full liberation' of Nineveh province from ISIS

Tal Afar is about 150 kilometres (93 miles) from Syria's border and it was among the last IS-held towns in Iraq. On Sunday the military said it had "fully liberated" Tal Afar, which was the last IS ...

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May in Japan: How much does Japan want a United Kingdom trade deal?

May in Japan: How much does Japan want a United Kingdom trade deal?

They are expected to issue a joint statement to boost partnership in defence, call for the new worldwide sanctions on Pyongyang and ask China to increase pressure on North Korea, Japanese newspaper N...

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2M Muslims gather near Mecca for peak of hajj pilgrimage

2M Muslims gather near Mecca for peak of hajj pilgrimage

Iranian pilgrims were absent from last year's hajj for the first time in decades after the regional rivals failed to agree on security and logistics. Prophet Muhammad had underscored the importance ...

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Tottenham and West Ham in battle for Barcelona star Andre Gomes

Tottenham and West Ham in battle for Barcelona star Andre Gomes

Gomes joined Barcelona from Valencia last summer, but has endured a hard time at the Nou Camp and wants to play regular football. Tottenham and West Ham are interested in the Barcelona midfielde...

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Frankfurt to evacuate 70000 after British WW2 bomb found

Frankfurt to evacuate 70000 after British WW2 bomb found

The evacuation will be the largest of its kind in the history of post war Germany . The operation on Sunday will allow for the safe defusal of the 1,400-tonne British bomb , which German media...

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Mother of Christian girl in foster care was born to Muslim parents

Mother of Christian girl in foster care was born to Muslim parents

The case was re-examined on Tuesday afterThe Times published a detailed article documenting the English speaking girl's struggles to adapt to her foster carer's culture. "The child's mother says the...

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WSU student to face legal action over R14m payment error

WSU student to face legal action over R14m payment error

NSFAS funds were loans and not gifts, she said. "As a responsible leader I called NSFAS offices to check if this was true and NSFAS confirmed that the initial amount was R14-million". The university...

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Noted gastroenterologist body found in Worli

Noted gastroenterologist body found in Worli

The heavy rains in Mumbai not just claimed the life of the noted doctor, but also of 20 more people, which includes a young lawyer who was found dead in the vehicle that he had gone to park. Some of...

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Criminalising marital rape will destabilise marriage, Centre tells Delhi HC

Criminalising marital rape will destabilise marriage, Centre tells Delhi HC

The Centre said that it would be hard to prove marital rape before the law as there would be a dearth of evidence, which could easily be a weapon to victimize husbands. It also urged the court to care...

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Beijing slams calls for new North Korea sanctions

Beijing slams calls for new North Korea sanctions

The missile firing was part of "muscle-flexing" to protest annual military exercises being held between the US and South Korea, KCNA said. Russian Federation and China have offered a road map involv...

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Aseefa, Bakhtawar Bhutto call for accountability of Pervez Musharraf

Aseefa, Bakhtawar Bhutto call for accountability of Pervez Musharraf

The judge sentenced former Rawalpindi CPO Saud Aziz and former Rawal Town SP Khurram Shahzad, suspects out on bail, to 17 years in prison and ordered them to pay a fine of Rs 5 lakh each. Both the p...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination: Musharraf declared absconder, five accused acquitted

Benazir Bhutto assassination: Musharraf declared absconder, five accused acquitted

Former president General Pervez Musharraf, who faced similar charges, was declared a fugitive from justice and could have his property confiscated. The verdicts are the first to be issued in the cas...

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