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Trump urges Saudi King to end Qatar crisis

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Qatar turned to other exporters like Turkey, Iran and Morocco to fill gaps in its food imports and the construction material needed to build infrastructure for soccer's World Cup in 2022, set to take place there. Saudi Arabia, together with Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ) and Egypt, have cut ties with Qatar, accusing the latter of supporting terrorism and maintaining ties with Iran. Read More »

Britain's foreign secretary opens UK's new Embassy in Abuja

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The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has received the British Foreign Secretary, Mr Boris Johnson , at the State House in Abuja. Patel and Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson , have visited Nigeria to see how the United Kingdom is leading the worldwide response to the humanitarian crisi, helping to avert starvation and build stability and security after the destruction caused by militant Islamist group Boko Haram . Read More »

President And Flotus Arrive In Texas

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Trump tweeted a statement to storm victims on Wednesday. However, the US first lady's heels didn't last long! The former model was seen wearing a black cigarette trousers, an Army green bomber jacket, aviator sunglasses, and high pumps, while heading to Air Force One on Tuesday morning. Read More »

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Corpus Christi today

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But Trump saw little damage during his visit to Corpus Christi - mostly boarded-up windows, a few downed tree limbs and fences askew from his SUV as it whisked him from the airport to a firehouse for his first briefing. Prior to Abbott's remarks, Graham recalled the Gospel story of Jesus and his disciples in a boat during a storm. "You know there's an old joke that the tax code is ten times the length of the Bible, with none of the good news", said Pence, to laughs. Read More »

People in Lexington help collect donations for animals in need after Harvey

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Heartbroken over the plight of animals in the Gulf Coast, multiple Northwest Indiana rescue shelters are preparing to send assistance in the coming days. Sherry Adams and three others will leave Portland for Houston on Wednesday morning. According to The New York Times, 30 people have tragically lost their lives as a result of the storm, and shelters in the area are full, as more than 30,000 people have been left homeless. Read More »

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills At Least Seven

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Other media say more than a dozen others were missing and feared trapped beneath a huge mound of mud, broken concrete slabs and twisted steel girders. Bhendi Bazaar is in the south of the city, which has more than 16,000 buildings built before the 1940s; 791 of these were identified as risky in a pre-monsoon survey by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, Sky News reported. Read More »

Houston Mayor confirms death of police officer trapped in flooded patrol auto

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Perez drove into an underpass and became trapped in rising water. A police officer has become yet another victim of Hurricane Harvey after accidentally driving his patrol auto into a flood zone on the way to work. "Sergeant Perez fulfilled his objective", he tweeted. He said there were still about 185 "critical rescue requests" still pending, and said the goal for Monday is to complete the rescues of all critical missions. Read More »

Trump's Own Voters Are Calling Him Nuts In A Critical Swing State

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Sixty percent disagreed with the president's decision to pardon Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. New polls from Fox News , NBC News/SurveyMonkey , and Pew Research Center - allconducted after the president spoke out about Charlottesville - foundthat most Americans broadly disapprove of Trump'sconduct or are dissatisfied with his performancein the past few weeks. Read More »

China to resist India naming Pakistan as terror state

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While both their countries view BRICS as a significant forum for progress, their rivalry for global influence and fears of containment by the other threaten to overshadow those aspirations. "BRICS is at the center of solutions needed for worldwide financial system reform", said Sergey Karatayev, deputy head of the Center for Economic Research at the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies, citing the increased voting rights of China and India in the global Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Read More »

Most Republican voters would support a government shutdown over border wall funding

Trump said . "It's imperative. We may fund it through the United States, but ultimately, Mexico will pay for the wall ", the president added . "If the president pursues this path, against the wishes of both Republicans and Democrats, as well as the majority of the American people, he will be heading toward a government shutdown, which nobody will like and which won't accomplish anything ", New York Senator Chuck Schumer, a Democrat, said in a statement cited in The New York Times ... Read More »

Baker says he will 'certainly' stay out of GOP Senate primary

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Baker, who nearly certainly will share the ballot with the GOP nominee as he runs for a second term, has said very little about Warren in his two-plus years in office, and indicated Monday that he's not inclined to get involved in his party's primary when more conservative voters could play an outsized role in choosing a nominee. Read More »

Suarez cleared by Barcelona for Uruguay-Argentina clash

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Only the top four teams will qualify directly for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation while the fifth-ranked side will advance to an inter-continental playoff. reports Xinhua news agency. They have lost against teams such as Bolivia, Ecuador, which is not something one expects from a world-class team, ranked number three in the world. Read More »

Bakers trapped inside Houston bakery made bread for two days straight

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They were at work inside El Bolillo Bakery in southeast Houston over the weekend when the devastating flooding began. "They were desperate to get to their families and they couldn't", Alvarado said. The post was widely shared, with praise pouring in from around the world for the bakers' kind gesture. "By the time the owner managed to get to them, they had made so much bread that we took the loaves to loads of emergency centers across the city". Read More »

New HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity at Six Flags New England

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As guests swing higher and higher, they will experience a feeling of weightlessness at 147 feet in the air before plunging downward from 15 stories. A brand-new roller coaster coming to Six Flags Great America in north suburban Gurnee. Starting August 31 through September 4, guests will receive a free upgrade to a Gold Season Pass with every pass purchased. 2018 Season Passes provide unlimited visits for the rest of the 2017 season (including park admission to Fright Fest® and Holiday in ... Read More »

Pilgrims were not given enough accommodation - Hajj Board

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It is usually dedicated to prayers and reflection. - Tens of thousands of air-conditioned tents have been set up in Mina, between Mount Arafat and Mecca, to house pilgrims. Over 100 million people embark on the religious pilgrimage every year. This week, Saudi Arabia will welcome n million worshippers from almost every country on the planet. Read More »

State Department orders Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate

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Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Russia has been given two days to close its consulate in San Francisco as well as diplomatic annexes in Washington and NY, the US State Department has said. The official briefed reporters on a telephone conference call on condition of anonymity. Both countries will have three consulates in each other's countries, according to spokeswoman Heather Nauert. Read More »

Area rescue teams send expertise, special gear to help Harvey survivors

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The Fairfax County team will assist with water rescues using seven boats. Once the men reach Texas, they'll report to FEMA officials, who will oversee the eight-day deployment. The team left for Texas Thursday to help with evacuations and rescue missions in the severe flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey . These responders will travel with several other Kansas Task Forces and represent the state of Kansas during their rescue efforts. Read More »

Bangladesh medical camp serving Rohingyas refugees stranded in no-man's land

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Police said some of those detained had entered Bangladesh via the Ghumdhum border area, where Myanmar forces are now engaged in an operation against armed militias. "Bangladeshi Hindus are helping them", he said. The Bangladesh coast guard on Thursday found the bodies of 17 Rohingya, many of them children, who drowned when their boats capsized as they fled violence in Myanmar that has forced at least 18,500 to seek refuge across the border. Read More »

Pakistan Court Declares Musharraf A Fugitive In Bhutto Murder Case

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He is believed to be in Dubai. The court has also found two senior police officers guilty in the assassination of Benazir Bhutto and both of them have been sentenced to 17 years in jail. Bhutto's son Bilawal, now the leader of the PPP, hopes to follow in his mother's political footsteps in elections due to be held by the end of 2018, though the party's power has largely faded outside Sindh since her death. Read More »

Late Evening Update on Tropical Disturbance Offshore the Georgia Coast

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Tropical storm watches/warnings are in effect from near Charleston, SC all the way north to Duck, NC. Two to four inches of rain is possible in the southern Delmarva and, at the coast, winds may gust over tropical-storm force. "Historically, many tropical pressure systems have been worse than hurricanes". According to the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center , high pressure across the northeast will retreat tonight as a coastal low begins lifting northward ... Read More »

Horrors of Hurricane Harvey remind us of Katrina in 2005

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Together McCrossen and friends have set up food banks in four locations around New Orleans. Because of New Orleans' unusual topography - with many areas below sea level - it takes about 100 pumps spread across every neighborhood to suck water out of storm drains and canals and push it into a nearby lake or other water bodies. Read More »

Manchester to experience rainfall from 'Harvey' remnants

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More rain fell on Sunday than in the wettest month on record for Seattle. "Furthermore, the spatial coverage of the heavy rain from Harvey is far greater than anything that has happened in Hawaii, so I think it's fair to say that this is now the most extreme multi-day rain event in USA history". Read More »

Principal Denies Same-Sex Marriage Ad's Claims Male Students Could Wear Dresses

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Nine months later, "their" baby is born. Ten eventually admitted it had doctored the image and attributed it to a Melbourne bus stop for a news bulletin because they could not source an image of the poster in situ . The head of her son's school however, has called this out as a lie. "I think that the ads are dishonest", she said. Education Minister Simon Birmingham says the advertisement conflates the issue of same-sex marriage with education reform. Read More »

Swine Flu death toll increases to 29, totally 297 people infected

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As many as six patients are undergoing treatment at Gandhi Hospital, an 8-year-old among them. As on Monday, as many as 16 H1N1 patients are undergoing treatment at the two special isolated wards.The total number of swine flu patients in the State now stands at 297 which includes five who tested positive on Monday. Read More »

High in the low 80s today

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With increased clouds and steady winds overnight we should manage to escape fog for the Thursday morning commute. Calm wind becoming east around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. Sunday , it will be sunny with a high near 87, the weather service said. Labor Day looks to have mostly sunny skies and it is warm in the low 80s. Read More »

Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages

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The latest exchange of 0.94 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 1.58 Million shares. About shares traded. Auxilio, Inc. In recent trading day Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. Zacks Investment Research cut Education Realty Trust from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. (NYSE:DLR) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 21 by Stifel Nicolaus. Read More »

Columbus Day to become Indigenous Peoples' Day in Los Angeles

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Prior to LA, Phoenix, Arizona, was the largest city to officially adopt Indigenous Peoples' Day. "All of our individual cultures matter", said Buscaino, who represents neighborhoods stretching from Watts to San Pedro. Two weeks ago, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a 90-day review of " all symbols of hate " on city property. That day would not be a day off for paid employees. Read More »

Columbus statue split in half in Yonkers park

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A bust of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus was removed from it's pedestal in Yonkers, New York, and law enforcement officials are now searching for the perpetrators. But we're going to conduct a thorough investigation and see what we find. The mayor initially indicated that he was weighing removing the statue, though he declined to comment on any specific statue during the first Democratic mayoral primary debate . Read More »