• Marc Anthony Tells Trump To Shut Up About NFL, Help Puerto Rico
Marc Anthony Tells Trump To Shut Up About NFL, Help Puerto Rico

I can't help but notice that while more economically resilient parts of the USA have gotten lots of attention in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma-don't get me wrong, as well they should-there is an American territory containing 3.5 million American citizens (more people than reside in Alaska, Iowa, Idaho, Hawaii, Kansas, Mississippi, Main...

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  • Interpol approves Palestinian membership, angering Israel
Interpol approves Palestinian membership, angering Israel

And yet, ignoring Israel's widely recognized expertise in combatting terrorism, 75.7% of voting countries supported the resolution, which grants the Palestinians access to Interpol's secure global police communications network, and other perks of full-fledged members.

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  • What Trump's NFL Spat-and UN Speech-Reveal About American Patriotism
What Trump's NFL Spat-and UN Speech-Reveal About American Patriotism

Mr Trump earlier yesterday praised two National Football League teams that had largely steered clear of the controversy on Monday night. "Big progress being made- we all love our country!" the president added . Dallas Cowboys players, coaches and staff took a knee prior to the national anthem before Monday's game against the Arizona Cardinals...

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  • Roy Moore Stumps Opponent Luther Strange and President Donald Trump
Roy Moore Stumps Opponent Luther Strange and President Donald Trump

Sarah Palin and a slew of House conservatives who all backed Moore . The president had tweeted about odd several times in the days leading up to the primary. "I've never prayed to win this campaign ". The day after his barn-burner rally, he tweeted: 'It was great being with Luther Strange last night in Alabama .

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  • Siemens, Alstom agree to merge rail operations
Siemens, Alstom agree to merge rail operations

The corporate name of the combined group will be Siemens Alstom and the group headquarters is expected to be in the Paris area of France. Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser on Wednesday described the merger of his company's rail production unit with its French competitor Alstom as a bid to ensure their long-run global competitiveness.

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  • Korea May Not Have Noticed US Bombers Flying Near Its Border
Korea May Not Have Noticed US Bombers Flying Near Its Border

Tensions have been rising between the US and North Korea , with dictator Kim's accelerating weapons program culminating in his country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test earlier this month. At the same time, the NIS added that no immediate retaliation against the flyover was taken by Pyongyang in retaliation against the flyover, suggesting t...

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  • Abandoned Little Baby Found in Car Seat At Oklahoma City Highway
Abandoned Little Baby Found in Car Seat At Oklahoma City Highway

He initially thought there was a doll inside, but he noticed two feet kicking inside and immediately pulled over and called 911. "I thought, 'Lord, don't let this thing be hurt, '" Prater said. Emergency workers estimated the child had been left in the 91-degree heat about 30 minutes, but said he appeared to be well cared for before being left on t...

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  • Spain launches police crackdown to stop Catalan independence referendum
Spain launches police crackdown to stop Catalan independence referendum

This was after the police went from building to building, raiding printers, newspaper offices, and private delivery companies, searching for election materials, confiscating vote record forms, ballot boxes, and nearly ten million ballot papers, as well as and campaign leaflets.

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  • Lawyers for Zim activist pastor Mawarire to apply for bail
Lawyers for Zim activist pastor Mawarire to apply for bail

The subversion charges carry a 20-year prison sentence. He was also ordered to surrender the title deeds of his parent's property as part of his bail conditions. But the bond notes have not eased the country's currency woes. The post Zimbabwe pastor Mawarire pleads not guilty to subversion appeared first on The Independent Uganda: .

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  • Korea's Growth Outlook to 2.8%
Korea's Growth Outlook to 2.8%

However, the Reserve Bank of India's dividends to the government fell by half of that the previous financial year, backed by the "cost of printing new banknotes and absorbing excess liquidity resulting from the currency exchange process". "Growth prospects for developing Asia are looking up, bolstered by a revival in world trade and strong moment...

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  • Father of Otto Warmbier Slams North Korea: 'Not Victims - They're Terrorists'
Father of Otto Warmbier Slams North Korea: 'Not Victims - They're Terrorists'

Trump responded to the " Fox and Friends " interview by tweeting on Tuesday: "Otto was tortured beyond belief by North Korea". The Tuesday interview comes at a tense time in the relationship between the USA and North Korea, who on Monday said Trump's tweets were a declaration of war.

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  • Pierre League of Women Voters Group Holding Voter Registration Day Event
Pierre League of Women Voters Group Holding Voter Registration Day Event

Are you a new voter? If you are unsure if your state allows online registration , visit the National Conference of State Legislatures website to check. Tuesday is a day to get really hyped about democracy! Those who register at one of the League of Women Voters' locations can either leave the form with the organization to be turned in, or ...

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  • Weiner due in court for sentencing in sexting scandal
Weiner due in court for sentencing in sexting scandal

When Abrams tried to calm her down and say that no one would receive the maximum 10-year sentence for what Weiner pleaded guilty to, considering the "fact pattern" of the case, Grace remained indignant. He must also enroll in a sex-offender treatment programme. October 28: In a letter to Congress, then-FBI Director James Comey says his agen...

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  • United Kingdom inventor James Dyson aims for electric vehicle launch by 2020
United Kingdom inventor James Dyson aims for electric vehicle launch by 2020

Dyson , who was a prominent backer of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, has been able to fund the project through the profits of his holding company. Soon after, the document was altered to say: "The Government is providing a grant of up to £16m to Dyson to support research and development for battery technology at their site ...

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  • Lankford Unveils Legislation to Address DACA Recipients' Legal Status
Lankford Unveils Legislation to Address DACA Recipients' Legal Status

The Succeed Act's path to citizenship is narrower than the one proposed by the initial DREAM Act, which was introduced in 2001 and has since failed several times. Under the act, undocumented immigrants must apply for "conditional permanent resident" status, which they must maintain for 10 years before applying for a formal green card.

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  • Former NY Senate majority leader's conviction overturned
Former NY Senate majority leader's conviction overturned

The Supreme Court, in a case a year ago involving former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell , ruled that corruption convictions could only be based on performance of an "official act" that represented a formal exercise of government power - not just a phone call or a meeting with a lobbyist.

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  • Russian Federation delivers 10 airstrikes against terrorists in Syria's Idlib
Russian Federation delivers 10 airstrikes against terrorists in Syria's Idlib

In exchanges last week, each side accused the other of targeting and injuring their troops, but no deaths were reported. Counter-Islamic State coalition spokesman U.S. Last week, the Syrian army broke a almost three-year siege by IS on the government enclave of Deir el-Zour, with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad describing it as one of the "harde...

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  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Make First Public Appearance Together
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Make First Public Appearance Together

A Christchurch teen has had an "amazing" experience cheering on her stepdad at the Invictus Games along with Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan Markle . Both wore matching sunglasses and were all smiles on their seats. The Invictus Games is his baby and she's really proud of what he has achieved. The Australian team made up of Stewart Sher...

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  • Spain to deploy police to prevent Catalan independence vote
Spain to deploy police to prevent Catalan independence vote

Polls show Catalans are split on the issue of independence, but a large majority want to vote in a legitimate referendum to settle the matter. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has said the referendum is against the law and the constitutional court has ordered it be halted while its legality is determined.

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  • How to help earthquake victims in Mexico
How to help earthquake victims in Mexico

Meanwhile, the death toll from last week's magnitude 7.1-temblor, which was centered in Puebla state, rose to 324 - 186 of which occurred in Mexico City , Civil Defense chief Luis Felipe Puente said. "So a smaller quake can cause the damaged buildings to fail", Caruso said. Some buildings with previous damage collapsed. He said government work...

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