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Tornado watch issued for Monroe, Randolph counties

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A firefighter reported 3 inches of rain had fallen in the Palm Lake neighborhood in Slidell as of 12:56 p.m. Twisters during that time period have led to 1,982 injuries and 99 deaths. Most cities and counties will activate outdoor warning siren systems. Showers and thunderstorms in advance of the cold front are expected to reach the Rock Hill area by early afternoon, with the worst of the weather predicted for the mid and late-afternoon hours. Read More »

Gmail's next big feature will see emails self-destruct in 10…9…8…7…

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The report further suggests that the Confidential Mode is said to allow the users to send self-destructing emails which can be set to prevent the recipient from downloading, forwarding, printing or even copying email content. The user will also be able to set password requirement, where the recipient has to confirm their identity via a code/OTP sent to the recipient as a text message to access the email. Read More »

US' Haley rules out one-on-one talks with Syria's Assad

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While he declared success, the Pentagon said the pummeling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others intact to enable the Assad government to use banned weapons against civilians if it chooses. "It's illegal because he didn't come and ask permission", he said. While some Syrians are in favour of air strikes, others say foreign aggression isn't the answer. Read More »

Medical test of Unnao rape victim conducted

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Lalji Prasad Nirmal, who heads the Ambedkar Mahasabha, said that Mr Adityanath was conferred the award because he had ensured photographs of Dr Ambedkar in all government schools, police stations, government offi-ces and courts. The chief minister, while speaking on this occasion, announced the setting up 25 special courts to try cases under the SC/ST Act. The CM had also made a decision to expel two MLAs from Unnao. Read More »

Montenegro votes for next president; favorite is pro-West

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Djukanovic who has served as the prime minister of Montenegro for six terms, and one term as president, told a press conference Sunday night at his party headquarters that "another valuable victory was achieved for the benefit of the European future of Montenegro". Read More »

Two dogs rescued in house fire Sunday afternoon

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Dan Cooley. A woman has died following a Saturday evening house fire in Akron's Middlebury neighborhood, east of downtown, officials say. It's now unclear what started the fatal fire, the release says. The dogs' human companions got out unhurt but the canines were rescued by firefighters, according to Windsor Fire and Rescue. "The exact cause of the fire and manner of death is now undetermined and is under active investigation", Rutledge said. Read More »

Putin Warns of Global 'Chaos' if Syria Is Hit Again

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As auto horns blared, the crowd moved toward nearby Damascus University where pro-government fighters danced and waved their automatic rifles over their heads. Asked about Trump's "Mission Accomplished" assertion, White said it pointed to the successful targeting of three Syrian chemical weapons sites. Mohammad Alloush, spokesman for the Army of Islam rebel group that was expelled from Douma, tweeted that the airstrikes were a "farce". Read More »

Russian Federation slams joint airstrikes in Syria

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Russian Federation has questioned the rationale for U.S. air strikes on Syria, which have lit up the Damascus sky. Three sites were hit in Syria overnight - two in Damascus and one in Homs - all of which were linked to the storage, or alleged testing of chemical weapons. Read More »

Firefighters battling brush fire in Carter County

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Heaton said the brush fire was in the vicinity of Gum Hollow Road in Carter County, and that smoke was visible in the surrounding areas. Firefighters say a vehicle fully engulfed in flames Sunday afternoon sparked a brush fire nearby. The Clear Creek Volunteer Fire Department responded to a brush fire Saturday afternoon. The cause of the fire is unknown, but crews believe it to be accidental. Read More »

Sydney bushfire still out of control and may have been deliberately lit

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NSW Police have declared the area a crime scene but the RFS says it's too early to declare if the blaze was deliberately lit. The fire continues to burn in an easterly direction towards Barden Ridge , but the threat has been reduced. Fire investigators and police are working to establish how the fire was started. "The good news is that the wind conditions will be easing, so we should see winds that are about half the speeds of what we had". Read More »

Syrian army declares capturing last rebel bastion in Eastern Ghouta

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Gen. Ali Mayhoub said Saturday that special units are clearing streets and squares of Douma from mines and explosives planted by rebels. "Following a number of concentrated and powerful military operations in the past week, units from our courageous armed forces and its allies managed to cleanse Eastern Ghouta in all its neighborhoods and (surrounding) villages, from the armed terrorist organizations after driving out all terrorists from the city of Douma, the final base for terrorists in ... Read More »

2 killed after Afghanistan, Pakistan forces clash near border

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According to Hanan, two Pakistani guards were arrested. The ISPR also accused Afghanistan of opening fire on Pakistani troops in the country's Kurram Agency when they were carrying out routine surveillance along the Pak-Afghan border and making necessary preparations for starting fencing of that area. Read More »

Predators take 2-0 lead after holding off Avalanche 5-4

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Near the end of the first period, the Predators showed signs of life and started to pick up their pace of play. Press it, and you gain separation from any opponent, even one like Colorado that was every bit Nashville's equal for about 2 1/2 periods Thursday night. Read More »

Shots fired at SC judge's Lahore residence

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The firing incident took place at 10:45 last night and at 9:45 on Sunday morning. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar visited the residence of the Supreme Court judge, and called the Punjab inspector general to probe the incidents. Read More »

House Speaker Ryan to step down

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He is an adult who, despite being dealt a hard hand, was by far the best speaker since Newt Gingrich. "I don't like the fact that you feel that way, and we need more minorities, more women in our party, and I've been focusing on that kind of recruitment", Ryan said . Read More »

Trump Again Calls Comey A 'Slimeball'

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And Moss added to his comments: "Comey is still infinitely more credible than the president". That fury was clearly in response to Comey's widely-leaked but unreleased new book "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership" in which the former law enforcement official describes the president's life as "a cocoon of alternative reality" and Trump himself as "untethered to truth". Read More »

Barbara Bush, in deteriorating health, to halt medical treatment

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Her husband was hospitalized the same day for shortness of breath, prompting his doctor to excuse him from President Donald Trump's inauguration two days later. She married George H.W. Bush in 1945. She also defended them against detractors, from those who criticized her husband's decision to raise taxes in 1990 to those who opposed her son's decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003. Read More »

Stories Facebook to be a new feature

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With a device's camera, users will be able to create 3D drawings in the world around them, which come to life through AR. It is yet to be confirmed the will Instagram allow the users to download the complete data backup or will it limit to the images and videos uploaded by the users itself. Read More »

Syria attack 'very soon or not so soon at all!'

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Mattis addressed a hearing of a House of Representatives committee on Thursday. Russia's denial of the attack comes as Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, is set to study the area for evidence. Lavrov warned against US military "adventures" in the country, but signaled that Russian Federation remains open for negotiations. "We can not risk an escalation even further than it's gone already". Read More »

'Consequences' for Syria strike: Russian Federation

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It cited the Russian Ministry of Defense. He said that "intelligence agencies of a state that is now striving to spearhead a Russo-phobic campaign were involved in that fabrication". When Syrian President Bashar al-Assad forces launched a chemical weapons attack against civilian targets a year ago, Trump was horrified by the deaths of "beautiful little babies" and quickly ordered a missile strike against a Syrian government airfield, although he listened to top military advisers and made a ... Read More »

CBI to bring Sengar, survivor face-to-face

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According to the postmortem report, the father was not given proper treatment at the judicial custody. "Victim' mother in Unnao gang rape case has accused that Shashi Singh was the lady who allegedly took her teenage daughter to Sengar". Read More »

People gather for pro-Second Amendment rally at State Capitol

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The aim of the rallies is to push back against calls for gun control that began after the Parkland Florida school shooting, which sparked marches in Washington, New York and other US cities to demand tougher gun laws. One of the most-discussed topics: school safety. "Gun owners have been portrayed in a negative way and it is our hope that this peaceable rally will show that we are safe, law-abiding individuals that happen to take our constitutional rights very seriously", Gulya said. Read More »