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Houston Police Officer Drowns After Being Trapped In Floodwaters

Houston Police Officer Drowns After Being Trapped In Floodwaters

Officials acknowledged that the number of deaths from Harvey could soar once floodwaters start to recede in the sprawling city. "We're not just in a search-and-rescue mode, we're still in a law en...

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France routs Netherlands 4-0 to regain control of Group A

France routs Netherlands 4-0 to regain control of Group A

The Dutch sit third in the Group A standings, three points adrift of joint leaders France and Sweden and a second loss of the qualifying campaign to France could effectively end their hopes ...

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Nigerian gov't forces kill top Boko Haram commanders

Nigerian gov't forces kill top Boko Haram commanders

Johnson said that the visit was aimed at assisting indigenes of the North East to avert starvation and build stability and security after the destruction caused by Boko Haram in the region. Our milita...

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French Labor Union CFDT Disappointed With Government's Labor Law Plan

French Labor Union CFDT Disappointed With Government's Labor Law Plan

The French government said on Thursday it would cap payouts for dismissals deemed unfair and give companies more flexibility to adapt pay and working hours to market conditions in a labour reform Fra...

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Buckingham Palace terror suspect to appear in court over sword incident

Buckingham Palace terror suspect to appear in court over sword incident

Police said on Friday a man had deliberately driven at a police van close to the Queen's official residence in London late on Friday and was detained by three police officers, who sustained minor inju...

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TN Opposition Parties Meet Prez Kovind, Demand Floor Test In Assembly

TN Opposition Parties Meet Prez Kovind, Demand Floor Test In Assembly

The matter pertains to a petition filed by the DMK's Legal Wing Secretary by R. Girirajan, who sought direction to stop the police from preventing or interfering with the visit of DMK working presid...

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Judge sends Indian guru to jail for 20 years in rapes

Judge sends Indian guru to jail for 20 years in rapes

Journalist Sanjiv Mahajan on Monday said that self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh threatened the jail authorities of getting them suspended when the Director General of Police (DGP), Prison...

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Iran is sticking to the nuclear deal, IAEA says

A US official said Thursday that Haley "did not ask the IAEA to inspect any specific sites, nor did she provide the IAEA with any new intelligence". "Iran's military sites are off limits". The gover...

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Yes, Floating Fire Ant Nests Are a Real Thing

Yes, Floating Fire Ant Nests Are a Real Thing

The ants' ability to trap air pockets makes them buoyant and, for the submerged ants at the bottom of the raft, provides a source of oxygen, according to the study. According to the Washington Post ,...

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Instagram brings portrait and landscape photos to batch posts

Instagram brings portrait and landscape photos to batch posts

It can only have one format in it, either portrait or landscape. The new feature is meant to improve how you share photos and videos, drifting away from the previous restriction of 1:1 aspect ratio fo...

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Candid? Yes. Presidential? Not so much. Voters describe Trump

Candid? Yes. Presidential? Not so much. Voters describe Trump

A focus group was held in Pennsylvania, and the outcome was even worse than Republicans could have imagined as Trump's own voters are calling him nuts. And almost two-thirds said they support the Defe...

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US Defense Chief Signs Orders Sending More Troops To Afghanistan

US Defense Chief Signs Orders Sending More Troops To Afghanistan

At its peak, the USA military had some 100,000 troops in the country before scaling back and handing active combat operations over to Afghan forces. "This does not include any potential future adjus...

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Gasoline surges as Harvey closes major USA fuel pipeline

Gasoline surges as Harvey closes major USA fuel pipeline

Flooding and power failures have reduced US fuel-making capacity by about 4.25 million barrels a day. "Because of the shortage, you will likely see a price increase in the East Coast, which would in...

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Sheriff David Clarke Has Resigned

Sheriff David Clarke Has Resigned

David Clarke submitted his resignation as Milwaukee County sheriff on Thursday afternoon, The Narrative Times is told. Clarke, a tough-on-crime conservative Democrat on paper, had become a favorite ...

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Australia must beat Thailand and hope Japan do them favour vs. Saudis

Australia must beat Thailand and hope Japan do them favour vs. Saudis

The equation was pretty straightforward - a win would have guaranteed us a World Cup spot, and a draw would have meant any win over Thailand would have been enough. The victor of the match will ente...

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IS evacuation convoy will cross to Deir al-Zor: alliance commander

IS evacuation convoy will cross to Deir al-Zor: alliance commander

The evacuation came as part of a contentious deal brokered by the Lebanese Hezbollah militant group to clear the Islamic State from an area along the Lebanon-Syria border. The government in Damasc...

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North Korea reportedly fires missile on trajectory toward Japan

North Korea reportedly fires missile on trajectory toward Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed on Wednesday to seek stronger United Nations resolutions against North Korea following Pyongyang's missile launch a...

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Pence goes hands-on clearing debris in Texas

Pence goes hands-on clearing debris in Texas

Trump said earlier this week that he believes Congress will act quickly to provide disaster relief funding to the areas affected by Harvey, predicting "very rapid action" on the matter. Pence said the...

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Mexico Won't Pay For Wall, Negotiate NAFTA On Twitter

Mexico Won't Pay For Wall, Negotiate NAFTA On Twitter

Since the Trump administration first discussed its intentions for NAFTA, I have said there is nothing wrong with taking a fresh look at a almost 25-year-old agreement to see what has been working an...

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Trump Administration Just Booted More Russian Diplomats From the US

Trump Administration Just Booted More Russian Diplomats From the US

The State Department said the decision was made "in the spirit of parity", adding that the closures needed to be completed by Saturday. Russia's expulsion of US diplomats in July was in response to ...

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