• Amnesty International India condemns Gauri Lankesh's murder
Amnesty International India condemns Gauri Lankesh's murder

She had been a staunch critic of Hindutva politics. Lankesh's body was found on the verandah of her house, the official said. She was found guilty a year ago of defamation in a case involving BJP lawmaker Prahlad Joshi and had been sentenced to six months in jail.

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  • Donald Trump scraps DACA program for 800000 young immigrants
Donald Trump scraps DACA program for 800000 young immigrants

Currently, 800,000 people benefit from DACA, which the Obama administration enacted in 2012 in the absence of comprehensive immigration reform. Then there is the claim that immigration officials will not prioritize DACA recipients for deportation.

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  • Hundreds evacuate as wildfire grows near Portland
Hundreds evacuate as wildfire grows near Portland

Firefighters have spent days trying to contain the Eagle Creek fire alongside Oregon's Columbia River , but as of Tuesday morning, containment was still at 0 percent, according to InciWeb. Authorities told them to "shelter in place", so they hunkered down near Tunnel Falls for an unplanned night in the wilderness with a heavy layer of smoke ...

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  • Trump Issues Emergency Declarations As Irma Approaches
Trump Issues Emergency Declarations As Irma Approaches

And he joins me from Miami . What makes Irma so strong is unusually warm waters for that part of the Atlantic. Irma is an extremely risky category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. It may go up a little. The National Hurricane Centre issued a statement on Tuesday that the chances are very high that Irma will hit...

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  • Florida State drops to No 10 in latest AP Poll
Florida State drops to No 10 in latest AP Poll

SEC teams in the Coaches Poll include No. 1 Alabama , No. 12 LSU, No. 13 Auburn, No. 15 Georgia, No. 21 Tennessee , and No. 24 Florida. Florida State was No. Five ACC teams remain ranked in the polls with Clemson jumping the Seminoles as the highest ranked team in the conference at No. 4. Florida State fell seven spots in the AP and six in th...

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  • Grading the Vols in their 42-41 OT win vs. Georgia Tech
Grading the Vols in their 42-41 OT win vs. Georgia Tech

Even though Tennessee won a thrilling double-overtime game against Georgia Tech Monday night, it lost a valuable asset on offense. But Marshall was stuffed as he tried to cut inside, and a desperation pitch was ruled an incomplete pass, ending the game.

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  • Putin calls against 'pushing North Korea into corner' by sanctions
Putin calls against 'pushing North Korea into corner' by sanctions

In his earlier telephone conversation with Putin , held one day after the North's latest nuclear provocation, the South Korean leader stressed the need to put in place additional and stronger sanctions against the North that will leave the country with no other choice but to come to the dialogue table.

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  • Chris Froome extends lead in Sierra Nevada ahead of final rest day
Chris Froome extends lead in Sierra Nevada ahead of final rest day

Nibali, who did not compete in this year's Tour, waited his turn to attack while Alberto Contador , Romain Bardet (AG2R) and Lopez formed a group ahead of Froome's bunch. "That was a great day for us - a good one to tick off and to come out without having lost any major time". "I nearly got to go home", explained the Polish suffering during the ...

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  • North Korea 'tests hydrogen bomb' causing tremors
North Korea 'tests hydrogen bomb' causing tremors

Noting that China could easily solve this problem, Trump has previously put pressure on that country to rein in North Korea and has been "disappointed" in their inaction. China has resisted doing anything that would lead to the collapse of Kim's regime, in part to avoid destabilising its economy and seeing the U.S. military gain influence in a un...

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  • Theresa May condemns North Korea missile launch in 'strongest terms possible'
Theresa May condemns North Korea missile launch in 'strongest terms possible'

On Thursday morning, the Japanese prime minister agreed with US President Donald Trump to increase pressure on North Korea . South Korea's weather agency says the apparent detonation set off a magnitude 5.7 quake, making the blast five to six times stronger than the North's fifth test in September 2016.

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  • Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar
Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar

However, it seems that despicable violence against the minority group in the-not-so-important country of Myanmar does not deserve the attention of great powers. Myanmar's army has said almost 400 people have died in the fighting that ensued, including 370 Rohingya militants. This number surpasses the total number of Rohingya who had escaped Mya...

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  • No safe havens for terrorists in Pakistan, says Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir
No safe havens for terrorists in Pakistan, says Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir

A broad sense was that most countries feel similarly about the challenges posed by terrorism. Mr. Modi reiterated the call at the ongoing BRICS Summit in Xiamen , China . Condemning the terror activities BRICS leaders said, "We deplore all terrorist attacks worldwide, including attacks in BRICS countries and condemn terrorism in all its forms &...

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  • US bombers drill over Korean peninsula
US bombers drill over Korean peninsula

China condemned "destructive" calls for new sanctions on North Korea, warning Japan, the United States and Britain that diplomacy was needed to avert crisis days after nuclear-armed Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan. The council further demanded North Korea not conduct any future nuclear tests or any further provocation and abandon any other exi...

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  • AU urges people of Kenya to respect judgment of Supreme Court
AU urges people of Kenya to respect judgment of Supreme Court

In the August election, Uhuru Kenyatta was elected with a little more than 54 percent of the vote, but the voting itself was marred by reports of irregularities, leading to the Supreme Court decision to order a new vote within 60 days.

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  • Kenyan court throws out president's win, calls for new vote
Kenyan court throws out president's win, calls for new vote

According to the results announced by the electoral commission before they were nullified, Kenyatta had been declared the victor with 54 percent of the votes. Kenyans now hope the repeat election will help determine who the most preferred candidate is. Last month's election - which included the presidential poll in addition to races at other...

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  • Kenya opposition leader refuses to share power
Kenya opposition leader refuses to share power

The ruling makes Kenya the first African country to have a presidential poll invalidated by a court. KENYA'S Supreme Court ruled yesterday that presidential elections will have to be rerun, citing " irregularities and illegalities " in the way the electoral commission had counted votes.

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  • In sole TV debate, Schulz struggles to close gap on Merkel
In sole TV debate, Schulz struggles to close gap on Merkel

Mrs Merkel, who is seeking a fourth term as German leader, said if re-elected, she would convince other European leaders to end negotiations with Turkey to join the bloc. With just three weeks until Germany votes on September 24, the debate was widely seen as Mr Schulz's last chance to lift his flagging campaign. Social Democrat Martin Schulz , ...

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  • Merkel says she wants to end Turkey-EU membership talks
Merkel says she wants to end Turkey-EU membership talks

Merkel called for cooperation with Turkey, Libya, Niger and other countries in solving refugee and immigration issues, and in the meantime opening channels for legal immigration. A survey by Infratest Dimap for ARD television showed her overall performance was viewed as more convincing by 55 %, compared to 35 % for Schulz. More than half of viewer...

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  • Officers placed on leave after nurse arrest video goes viral
Officers placed on leave after nurse arrest video goes viral

He pulls her arms behind her back and puts handcuffs in her hands, the footage clearly shows how Payne dragged her out of the hospital and take her inside the patrol auto. Wubbles released a statement saying she accepts the apology from the mayor and police chief. She told Payne he needed to have an electronic warrent, the patient's consent, or...

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  • Theresa May's
Theresa May's "secret" £50bn Brexit bill "nonsense" says David Davis

Comparing Brussels' demands to a hotel bill presented to a guest on checking out, Mr Davis said: "We are going through it line by line and they are finding it hard because we have got good lawyers". David Davis has denied Theresa May is preparing to approve a Brexit "divorce bill" of €50bn, saying United Kingdom negotiators would not allow time p...

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  • 60000 evacuating Frankfurt before disposal of WWII-era bomb
60000 evacuating Frankfurt before disposal of WWII-era bomb

The device was found last week in the city's leafy Westend neighborhood, home to many wealthy bankers. The police said that the demining works kicked off on the site following the evacuation . About 150,000 unexploded bombs dropped by British and American planes are believed to by lying across Germany . Police have since been guarding t...

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  • More Texas animals displaced by Harvey heading to NJ shelter
More Texas animals displaced by Harvey heading to NJ shelter

Wings of Rescue is a volunteer- and donation-driven organization based in Livermore, Calif., which safely transports pets all over the country. On September 4, four employees from the CASPCA will travel to Texas to bring back those rescue animals.

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  • Were Analysts Bullish Staffline Group Plc (LON:STAF) This Week?
Were Analysts Bullish Staffline Group Plc (LON:STAF) This Week?

Jefferies downgraded Countrywide PLC (LON:CWD) rating on Tuesday, October 25. Peel Hunt has "Buy" rating and GBX 238 target. The stock of Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 31 by Investec. It now has negative earnings. Stocks of Glencore (GLEN) transacted up 2.09% throughout intraday market trading on early Tue, toppi...

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  • Hurricane Irma Is A Potential Threat To The Bahamas
Hurricane Irma Is A Potential Threat To The Bahamas

Irma is at least five days away from any land, and it would be at least ten days from posing a potential threat to the U.S. It is forecast to become a Category 4 storm on Tuesday as it approaches just to the east of islands such as St. The storm was moving west-northwest near 13 miles per hour. Hurricane Irma remains a powerful storm as it ch...

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  • Missing Temple student Jenna Burleigh found dead
Missing Temple student Jenna Burleigh found dead

Philadelphia police believe a body found today in Paupack Township is 22-year-old Jenna Burleigh. "We are aggressively investigating, continuing our investigation working with our police partners from Philadelphia and Lower Salford". Police confirmed the search, but when asked about the reported evidence found in Hupperterz's home, Ryan said he ...

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  • BRICS Summit: Congress has high expectations from PM Modi
BRICS Summit: Congress has high expectations from PM Modi

Modi tweeted. "The two leaders agreed to stick to the goal of denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula and keep close communication and coordination to deal with the new situation", Xinhua said in a brief dispatch. "The development of emerging market and developing countries won't touch anyone's cheese, but instead will diligently grow the world ...

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  • North Korea confirms it successfully tested Hydrogen bomb
North Korea confirms it successfully tested Hydrogen bomb

There's speculation that such a test could come on or around the September 9 anniversary of North Korea's national founding, something it did past year. State-controlled media say it was a hydrogen bomb. The state-owned broadcaster is the only official source of television news for North Koreans .

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  • United States orders new troops to Afghanistan
United States orders new troops to Afghanistan

In response to a question about the 3,900 troops that are authorized to deploy in Afghanistan, he said: "The US secretary has not made that decision", and could not comment . "Because of the force management caps we were under, I don't think either commander (in Afghanistan or Iraq ) was satisfied with the nature of the units that they received...

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  • State Attorney Aramis Ayala Responds To The Supreme Court Decision
State Attorney Aramis Ayala Responds To The Supreme Court Decision

She said her March 16 declaration was based on her interpretation of Florida law, and now that the Supreme Court ruled her wrong, she would not acknowledge any regrets. In the Supreme Court case, Ayala asked justices to determine whether Scott has the legal authority to reassign the cases. State Attorney Ayala needs to make it clear that her office...

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  • Why Alabama Is Even Better Than You Think
Why Alabama Is Even Better Than You Think

Tennessee failed to live up to expectations last season and will come into this season having lost a lot of key players. This will be the 51st game of the last 117 that 'Bama was ranked No. This isn't the biggest game for either team. None of that is going to matter to how this team develops their identity and their ability to conquer adversity...

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