• Eagle Creek Fire merges with Indian Creek Fire
Eagle Creek Fire merges with Indian Creek Fire

Businesses along the main drag were either closed or forced to evacuate . Sheriff's deputies detained two young men in the parking lot, witnesses have said. The soldiers will join about 1,000 firefighters already at the site. "We are prepared to do that throughout the day should the fire advance to the west".

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  • WFAN's 'Boomer and Carton' co-host reportedly arrested in fake ticket scam
WFAN's 'Boomer and Carton' co-host reportedly arrested in fake ticket scam

Carton appears to be in some major trouble. He had filled in on WIP's Morning Show and was familiar with the Sports Talk/Guy Talk format. Reached by phone Wednesday, Codey said he hasn't had any contact with Carton since their dust-up in the hallway at the Ewing radio station, but recalled the period as a painful one.

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  • Free movement of workers 'will end immediately after Brexit'
Free movement of workers 'will end immediately after Brexit'

These could be modelled on a current regime which says United Kingdom citizens, or non-EU nationals, who wish to be joined by non-European dependants have to earn at least £18,600 a year. Downing Street is asking Britain's biggest companies to give public support to the Government's approach to its Brexit negotiations, a move which has provoked...

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  • Central Illinois reacts to DACA repeal
Central Illinois reacts to DACA repeal

Congress has repeatedly struggled to come up with a legislation solution to deal with immigration. Sens. Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinDACA debate turns toward Congress as Trump readies decision Graham backs Trump ending DACA with 6-month delay Trump, Congress face packed September agenda MORE (D-Ill.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin ...

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  • Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic, could be hurricane by Friday
Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic, could be hurricane by Friday

The storm strengthened to a hurricane by Wednesday evening. Those in the Lesser Antilles should monitor the progress of Jose , in addition to Irma, closely, advised Weather .com. French President Emmanuel Macron says he expects that victims and heavy damages will be discovered when Hurricane Irma has left the islands of Saint Martin and Saint B...

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  • United Kingdom opposition to push for soft Brexit changes to European Union repeal bill
United Kingdom opposition to push for soft Brexit changes to European Union repeal bill

In an August 31 debate, the main opposition Labour Party is planning to propose several changes to the repeal bill with a view to keeping Britain in the single market and customs union during a Brexit transition period after 2019, according to The Times .

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  • US House votes for Hurricane Harvey relief package
US House votes for Hurricane Harvey relief package

He said he will support the measure. CR is shorthand for a stopgap government spending bill. The yield on Treasury bills maturing December 14 rose by about eight basis points, to 1.046 percent. "That will include the debt ceiling, that will include the CRs, and it will include Harvey". A source briefed on the meeting with Trump said Treasury Se...

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  • Prince George starts primary school this week
Prince George starts primary school this week

Speaking with The Daily Mail , an anonymous royal expert said her attendance at the school would be "highly unlikely" due to the debilitating condition. That means Prince George , four, and his sibling Charlotte, two, will be getting a little brother or sister soon. George will be dressed in his new uniform, a navy v-neck pullover, matching ...

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  • Sporting president brands West Ham owners
Sporting president brands West Ham owners "Dildo brothers"

But posts appearing on an unverified Twitter account, seemingly belonging to Sullivan's son, David Sullivan Jnr, suggest the Hammers may not be willing to back down. 'The football business is a not an adult film set on which all obscenities are allowed. 'Sporting Clube de Portugal, as its Chairman has already said, has received no offer for the...

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  • Tiger on loose shot near Atlanta
Tiger on loose shot near Atlanta

Brittney Speck, who moved to the area two months ago, said it was her little dachshund named Journey that was attacked while in her backyard . Concerned that the tiger now posed a threat to others, the officers chose to fatally shoot the animal.

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  • Bell Pottinger on the market as clients leave in droves
Bell Pottinger on the market as clients leave in droves

The firm's troubles began when South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), complained about the PR company's campaign for Oakbay Capital - an investment holding firm run by the billionaire Gupta family - which portrayed opponents of President Jacob Zuma as agents of "white monopoly capital" and coined slogans of "eco...

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  • Harvey aid, debt limit top GOP's congressional agenda
Harvey aid, debt limit top GOP's congressional agenda

Ignoring the advice of Republican congressional leadership and that of his own treasury secretary, Trump said he wanted a solution and supported the Democratic plan, according to a source briefed on a meeting that Trump held with congressional leaders Wednesday.

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  • These Are The Destructive Paths Forecasters Predict Hurricane Irma May Take
These Are The Destructive Paths Forecasters Predict Hurricane Irma May Take

Pictures on social media show homes and hotels flooded out and filled with debris. "We're talking about two dead and two seriously injured for now". After slamming St. Martin, Anguilla and St. Kitts and Nevis on Wednesday morning, the storm was expected to move near the British Virgin Islands and northern US Virgin Islands.

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  • USA seeks asset freeze on Kim Jong
USA seeks asset freeze on Kim Jong

It is estimated to have been around eight times the size of the bomb which destroyed Hiroshima in 1945. North Korea may have tested a thermonuclear device over the weekend, but the US apparently has a secret weapon of its own - Dennis Rodman .

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  • EU top court orders re-evaluation of Intel anti-trust fine
EU top court orders re-evaluation of Intel anti-trust fine

Intel had also engaged in efforts to try to hide its infringing activities, the Commission found. The company had allegedly done this by trying to force AMD out of the micro-processor market. The European Commission had taken the position that they were and had imposed the fine. Because Intel held at least 70 percent of the market share,...

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  • Red balloons straight out of 'It' spook Pennsylvania police
Red balloons straight out of 'It' spook Pennsylvania police

The original post received a lot of attention, so the police followed up with a photo of a man in a red clown wig dusting the balloon for prints. According to Pennsylvania's Lititz Borough Police Department , IT villain Pennywise the clown's infamous red balloons are randomly popping up tied to storm grates so, game over, good night except actua...

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  • Trump joined on stage by Democrat senator at tax reform event
Trump joined on stage by Democrat senator at tax reform event

According to a recent report in The New York Times, Trump chief economic adviser Gary Cohn disparaged people who pay the estate tax for poor financial planning during a meeting with Senate Democrats. Claire McCaskill stayed away. Her only would-be opponent thus far, Republican state Sen. "The liberals often say, well, you know we care about the c...

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  • New Jersey Sen. Menendez bribery trial begins, with possible implications for Washington
New Jersey Sen. Menendez bribery trial begins, with possible implications for Washington

Booker's political action committee donated $10,000 to Menendez's legal defense fund in 2015. Second, in the event that Menendez is convicted - a potential outcome that was bolstered by last week's Department of Justice brief that Menendez has concealed up to a dozen trips paid for by Melgen which he failed to report and the possibility that Me...

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  • Catalonia parliament votes for October 1 referendum on split from Spain
Catalonia parliament votes for October 1 referendum on split from Spain

The cabinet of Catalan President Carles Puigdemont was expected to immediately sign a decree setting the vote for October 1 and opening a deep political and institutional crisis. Pro-independence Catalan lawmakers, who hold a majority in the regional parliament, want to vote on the bill after a 2-hour window for the opposition to introduce amendm...

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  • 'Pakistan can not afford to ignore BRICS declaration'
'Pakistan can not afford to ignore BRICS declaration'

This might have hurt Pakistan as their mention could not have come without its "all-weather ally" China's approval, which had opposed a similar declaration at Goa previous year. After Trump denouncement of Pakistan, it is already feeling pressure. Hu Zhiyong, a research fellow at the Institute of International Relations of the Shanghai Academy of...

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