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Auction of luxury vehicles of PM House: 61 cars sold

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The Pakistan government on Monday sold for Rs180 million (Dh5.34 million) as many as 62 vehicles in the first batch of bulletproof cars' auction as part of Prime Minister Imran Khan's austerity drive, the media reported. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the "Smart Border Management" event organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers for Commerce and Industry (FICCI), VK Singh said that there has been no change in Pakistan's policy towards India. Read More »

Kavanaugh Accuser Willing To Testify If Asked

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A Judiciary committee vote on Kavanaugh's nomination is scheduled on Thursday. "I am willing to talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee in any way the Committee deems appropriate to refute this false allegation, from 36 years ago, and defend my integrity", Kavanaugh said. Read More »

Vehicles catch fire in parking garage; firefighters injured

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Stores remain closed as firefighters continue to battle the blaze. A seven-alarm fire engulfed a parking garage at Macerich's Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Brooklyn on Monday morning, leaving nearly two dozen people hurt. AmNY later reported that 17 people, including 15 firefighters, were injured. Reports say more than two floors of the building are now on fire, witht the entire complex evacuated. Read More »

Nationwide Emergency Alert test on Thursday

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The first test of the presidential alerts will take place on September 20 at 2:18 p.m ET. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether improvements are needed. Read More »

Police Rule Out MS-13 Involvement in Evelyn Rodriguez Homicide

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Suffolk County police say Evelyn Rodriguez was setting up a memorial for her daughter, Kayla Cuevas, who was killed two years ago by suspected MS-13 gang members , when she was struck and killed Friday afternoon. "They had set up a shrine for Kayla's second anniversary", Medina said. "She is one of the most courageous people I've ever met", he said. 'Evelyn turned the tragic loss of her daughter into a driving force to become an outspoken voice against gang violence'. Read More »

Erdogan, Putin agree to de-militarised zone in Syria's Idlib

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Turkey, which supports rebels opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has been holding talks with his allies Russian Federation and Iran over the fate of Idlib and surrounding districts, which Assad has vowed to recapture. The bombardment has slowed over the past week, however, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that the Syrian regime is not preparing a major offensive against Idlib, adding that Moscow will do everything to protect civilians. Read More »

Obama laments 'broken' politics in stumping for Ohio Democrats

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Bob Casey and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, but also other down-ballot races that Democrats are contesting . He will also be encouraging supporters to vote for democrats in the upcoming midterm elections . Aside from the governor's race, the party is eyeing Ohio's 12th Congressional District, where Democrat Danny O'Connor and Republican Troy Balderson are locked in a rematch following the August special election, and the state's 1st Congressional District, where GOP Rep. Read More »

Abbas: Palestine committed to peace, negotiations with Israel

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Greenblatt's tweets were in line with what Trump told Jewish leaders in his call to them before the Jewish New Year, in which he said he told the Palestinians, "You'll get money, but we're not paying you until we make a deal ". However, the statement said, the U.S. would look for other ways to aid the Palestinians. "Our president, leadership and the people of Palestine opted for our rights". Read More »

Storm forces road closures in North Carolina

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The mother and child were the first known deaths attributed to Florence, which has now been downgraded to a tropical storm - it was a hurricane when it struck Wilmington on Friday. It comes amid otherwise serious warnings for residents in North and SC as Hurricane Florence, which was downgraded to a tropical storm on Friday, continues to put properties and lives at risk. Read More »

Salisbury restaurant cordoned off by police after 'Russian' taken ill

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Police say they are no longer treating the illness as a major incident. Four ambulances were sent to the scene, including a hazardous area response team after being first called at 5.38pm. A police officer stands behind a cordon on the High Street in Salisbury, where police closed roads as a "precautionary measure" after two people were taken ill from the Prezzo restaurant, right in the background. Read More »

SC governor names state fatalities from Florence

North Carolina Emergency Management Director Michael Sprayberry said it was too early to estimate how many people in the state would be made homeless by the storm . The fear of sudden, massive river flooding isn't limited to Lumberton. Duke Energy said heavy rains caused a slope to collapse at a coal ash landfill at a closed power station outside Wilmington late Saturday. Read More »

Accuser of U.S. high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public

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From there, she claims she was pushed into a bedroom and on top of a bed, where she said Kavanaugh attacked her, groping her and trying to pull off her clothes and a one-piece bathing suit, all while holding his hand over her mouth so she couldn't scream. Read More »

Only alternative to Chequers is no Brexit deal, says Theresa May

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He says the prime minister's handling of Brexit negotiations has become "mired in confusion and deadlock" and was leading the country down a damaging path. Writing in Sunday's Observer newspaper , he blamed the government's handling of the negotiations and said the threat to living standards, the economy and jobs was too great for voters not to have a say. Read More »

Deadly Typhoon Mangkhut shakes Hong Kong buildings as it moves into China

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Some roads were waist-deep in water with parts of the city cut off by floods and fallen trees. Mangkhut, the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit, was expected to skirt 100 km (62 miles) south of Hong Kong and veer west towards the coast of China's southern Guangdong province, and the gaming center of Macau. Read More »

Woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Now, whenever Ms. Hill's sexual harassment allegations are raised, he or his defenders can at least say they were explored by the senators and ultimately found insufficient to deny Mr. "Senator Grassley must postpone the vote until, at a very minimum, these serious and credible allegations are thoroughly investigated", Schumer's statement reads. Read More »

North Carolina Feels First Bite Of Hurricane Florence

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The winds had been as high as 140 miles per hour earlier in the week when the storm had rated as a Category 4 major storm, but North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper warned against complacency because of the drop. "It's a big one", he said at the White House. Both North Carolina and SC are updating their lists of emergency shelters for people caught by the storm. Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks to Washington Post about alleged sexual assault

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WASHINGTON-U.S. President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual assault told her story publicly for the first time. Katz said the lie-detector test was necessary because she would be attacked as a liar if she ever went public with her allegations. However, her identity leaked, and reporters tried to question her. Read More »

Two die at Defqon.1 music festival

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The festival has reportedly been rampant with drug use this year, with 13 people transported to a hospital for drug-related issues while another 700 people sought assistance from medical staff on-site. "We were able to identify two highly toxic substances, and a significant amount of drugs that differed from people's expectations", one of the people behind Groovin the Moo's drug testing trial, Matt Noffs, told Junkee earlier this year . Read More »

Ex-UN climate chief to face sexual assault trial in India

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The court said on Friday, September 14th, that the next hearing of the case will be on October 20. Pachauri is facing sexual harassment allegations by a former female colleague. A First Information Report or FIR was filed against RK Pachauri by his ex-colleague on February 13, 2015. In March 2016, the Delhi Police filed a 1,400-page chargesheet against Pachauri for allegedly sexually harassing the woman, stalking her, and criminally intimidating her. Read More »

California Psychologist Goes Public with Sex Assault Allegation Against Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh pinned her down to a bed, griped her, and attempted to remove her clothing. Ford said the incident came to an abrupt end when Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, jumped on top of both of them and sent them to the ground. The Senate Republican majority can only stand to lose two votes, and still has a handful of moderates. She says that both assailants were "stumbling drunk" at the time, and that Kavanaugh himself pinned her to the bed and tried to take off her clothes. Read More »

Paul Manafort's scalp is flipping triumph for Team Mueller

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After Manafort was convicted in the August case, Trump said he had "such respect for a fearless man: because "he refused to "break" - make up stories in order to get a 'deal'". "I feel very badly for Paul Manafort and his wonderful family", Trump said. Mr. Trump always contended that Mr. Mueller's probe is a "witch hunt" organized by Democrats to undermine his presidency. Read More »

Homes cleared, residents return to gas disaster evacuation zone

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Utility crews worked through the weekend to complete checks and shut gas meters on homes and buildings in the affected areas, Eversource Energy, the utility overseeing the review, said on Sunday. Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera said that city officials will work with residents to eliminate red tape. Sumwalt said it appears Columbia Gas' pipeline control centre in Columbus, Ohio, registered a pressure increase in the Lawrence area. Read More »

'High intensity' rain expected with end of storm Helene

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It will give us some strongish winds, some wet weather as well but the energy in it will also bring some warmth. "The exact track of the storm will determine where the strongest winds will fall and there will be regular updates as this unfolds, now there is a strong signal that the strong winds will affect Waterford and the counties of south Leinster". Read More »