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Global Rescue Operations Underway as Ghazipur Landfill Site Collapses in Delhi
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The police suspect that rain-aided formation of gases led to an explosion in the garbage dump. The landfill, a huge pile of garbage, collapsed in Ghazipur, east of Delhi. Atop the 71-acre dump, rag-pickers, many of them children, go around collecting every possible bit of recyclable material. "Rescue operation is underway".

Global United States majority believes Trump is 'tearing the country apart'
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Trump's point men on taxes - Gary Cohn, the director of the National Economic Council, and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary - have been working behind the scenes on a tax code rewrite. Republicans need to "recognize the realities of divided government. and the fiscal deadlines that are approaching", the House Budget Committee chairman said, explaining that during the first day of the retreat he was helping to facilitate "a conversation among our members about all the fiscal things that ...

Global Russia, France warn of explosive Korea situation
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In July, Russia condemned the United Nations resolution that called out North Korea for firing off its first intercontinental ballistic missile. Putin said a roadmap drawn up by Russian Federation and China - which have relatively warm ties with Pyongyang and wield influence as permanent members of the UN Security Council - was a way to gradually reduce the tensions.

Global Trump renews threat to scrap NAFTA
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While refuting Trump's wall claim, the foreign ministry added in its statement that it had offered help to the US government in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. trade relations, days after Trump threatened to abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement. In an emailed statement, the State Department said when it receives "a formal offer of assistance from a foreign government, we work with FEMA to determine the best way forward".

Global Experience Trump's speech in the 'Main Street of America'
Author: 0 Experience Trump's speech in the 'Main Street of America'

They've said the same thing in Gallup surveys going back a quarter-century as income inequality has widened in the US economy. "And it could be much worse than that". Donald Trump has confirmed he wants to bring U.S. corporate tax rates closer to Irish levels. Trump said he would like to see the top corporate tax rate drop from 35 percent to 15 percent.

Global Macron's labour reforms are a gutsy start
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The key reforms include reducing severance pay, allowing small and and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to negotiate with employees on working terms without a trade union mandate, encouraging short-term contracts and limiting the appealing time to labor courts.

Global Atlanta Animal Shelters Help In Wake of Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Atlanta Animal Shelters Help In Wake of Hurricane Harvey

A MA not-for-profit based in East Brookfield, with branches in Worcester and Springfield, has not. Because many people stayed behind - and died - during Hurricane Katrina because they were fearful that they wouldn't be able to bring their animals to shelters, this time around, authorities are welcoming the pets with open arms.

Global Eid al Adha message from Lib Dem Leader Vince Cable
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It is known as the sacrifice feast and begins on the 10th day of the holiest month of the Islamic lunar calendar. In his message for the Muslim holiday Eid'l Adha, the President stressed that the Filipino people must be united to achieve "genuine and lasting" peace, especially amid the affliction and strife in Mindanao.

Global Irma Rapidly Intensifies into 100 miles per hour Category 2 Atlantic Hurricane
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Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 100 miles per hour, with higher gusts. Irma may approach the Leeward Islands by the middle of next week, though it's too early to tell how close. "We wanted to let everyone know that we have been watching Tropical Storm Irma , as of this morning it was been upgraded to a hurricane", an advisory from the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency said.

Global State Department Hits Back At Russia For Kicking Out US Diplomats
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The U.S. says Russian diplomats who work at three diplomatic facilities being closed by the U.S. can be reassigned to other Russian consulates or posts in the United States. Trump criticised the decision from the lawmakers, but signed the bill into law. The Russians will still own the property, and they can choose to keep them or sell them.

Global Rohingya Muslim refugees drown in Myanmar-Bangladesh border river
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An estimated 6,000 Rohingya are massed on the border, having fled villages in Myanmar that they say were set on fire by police, troops and Buddhist mobs. Myanmar's government denies full citizenship to the Rohingya Muslims, branding them illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. The influx was triggered by a dramatic escalation in violence between the security forces and the insurgents.

Global Benazir Bhutto murder case: A timeline of events following her assassination
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In a series of tweets, Aseefa, who is the youngest of Bhutto's three children, said: "There will be no justice till Pervez Musharraf answers for his crimes". "But the question as to who had ordered them to wash out the place of occurrence and destroy crucial evidence has not been addressed", said the PPP. They had been accused of being Taliban militants involved in the conspiracy to murder Bhutto.

Global A High-Dividend Stock: MMP Stock Has Seen 30 Straight Dividend Hikes
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Aug 24, 2017 is the announcement. In the investing realm, using the moving average for technical equity analysis is still very popular among traders and investors. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2016 Q4. Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buy, and 0 selling transactions for $46,700 activity. In the recent quarter, Harvest Fund Advisors and UBS Financial Services unloaded major positions in Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP).

Global Mueller Teams Up With New York AG in Manafort Probe
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The move, which Politico reported on Wednesday night, is another indication that Mueller is ramping up pressure on Manafort, who served as the former chairman of President Donald Trump's campaign. Federal agents in July raided Manafort's home in Virginia, reportedly seeking tax and bank documents related to his financial dealings in Cyprus and Ukraine.

Author: 0 Defense Secretary Mattis Contradicts Trump After President Threatens North Korea

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, introduced an amendment to the defense policy bill last month to block Trump's ban and added a Republican co-sponsor in Sen. The U.S. military had a longstanding ban on transgender troops openly serving. "We'll keep raising our voices", Gillibrand tweeted Friday responding to Trump's directive.

Global Britain can unlock the talks by offering to settle its Brexit bill
Author: 0 Britain can unlock the talks by offering to settle its Brexit bill

We can move the debate on by proposing transitional agreements which deal with our financial obligations through ongoing payments for access to the single market and customs union. "I would like to be clear that I did read with the requisite attention all the papers produced by Her Majesty's government; I find none of them truly satisfactory".

Global Jets strike as Isis convoy flees border siege
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The militants and their families left the border area on Sunday under a ceasefire deal . It is not clear how the standoff will be resolved. But anger over the transfer deal prompted the US-led coalition to launch airstrikes on Wednesday to block the convoy.

Global Mumbai rains: City drowns under water after receiving heaviest rainfall since 2005
Author: 0 Mumbai rains: City drowns under water after receiving heaviest rainfall since 2005

The rainfall recorded by the automatic weather stations between August 27 at 8 am and August 28 at 8 am was 102 mm. Rescue teams are providing assistance for the people at different locations in Mumbai . Mumbai continued to reel under heavy rain even as Metro and bus services resumed operation on Wednesday morning. Vehicles coming from Goa and Pune have been advised not to enter the rain-battered Mumbai today as a precautionary measure to avoid a gridlocked situation in the megapolis, ...

Global Kim Jong-un's Wife Gives Birth to 3rd Child
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Hwasong-12 is an intermediate-range ballistic missile developed by North Korea. He described having a "relaxing time by the sea" with the Kims on a visit to the country and described Jong-un as a "good dad" who "has a handsome family". The South Korean government said in a statement that it "condemns in the strongest terms this provocation". Kim backed down on threats against Guam on August 15, after President Donald Trump had warned Kim that continued threats on the United States would ...

Global EU's Juncker says UK Brexit position papers unsatisfactory
Author: 0 EU's Juncker says UK Brexit position papers unsatisfactory

I'm pleased to be back in Brussels, for the third round of negotiations . In an open statement to reporters, Barnier said, "To be honest, I'm concerned". Barnier said that the sooner any " ambiguity " is removed, the sooner the two parties will be able to discuss their future relationship and transitional period.

Global All Aston Martins to be available as hybrids
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Palmer estimates that around a quarter of Aston Martin cars will be all-electric by the end of the next decade. We certainly hope this doesn't mean that Aston is set to retire the V12 engine, a hybrid V12 we could live with, no V12 at all would upset Aston purists.

Global Trump says Canada is being 'very difficult' in NAFTA talks, suggests terminating
Author: 0 Trump says Canada is being 'very difficult' in NAFTA talks, suggests terminating

Gov. Paul LePage and other New England governors met with Eastern Canadian premiers in Charlottetown, in Canada's Prince Edward Island province, to discuss Canadian-U.S. "The best way to get some sense of the impact of his comments is to look at the markets", said Tony Garza, an attorney with White & Case LLP in Mexico City who served as the US ambassador to Mexico under George W.

Global Gunman Opens Fires in New Mexico Public Library, Multiple Injuries
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Asked about the motive for the shooting , Ford said "we're still working on that". Police chief Douglas Ford said at the news conference that the man was the suspect. One image from the scene showed a Clovis police officer, a rifle slung over his shoulder, carrying a small boy away from the building. Attorney General Hector Balderas said in a news release that his office had reached out to the local district attorney to offer any help.

Global Pope Francis to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh in November
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As hundreds of Rohingyas continue to enter Bangladesh through different unguarded border points of Ukhia, Teknaf and Naikhyangchhari in last two days, Border Guard Bangladesh today detained 171 Rohingya refugees and sent them back. Thousands of Rohingya are trying to flee into Bangladesh after escalated deadly violence at home. He also reiterated claims by state media that staff members of some worldwide nongovernmental organizations were involved with the militants, but provided no ...

Global Houston megachurch, criticized for Harvey response, pushes back
Author: 0 Houston megachurch, criticized for Harvey response, pushes back

He added they are prepared to shelter people once the city and county shelters reach capacity. On Tuesday morning, Lakewood Church sent us photos showing flooding in and around the church. People are saying we've locked the church". Chron.com reported the church will open on August 29 "to collect baby food, baby formula, baby diapers, and adult diapers on behalf of the city".

Global Sarah Palin's lawsuit against The New York Times just got thrown out
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The article titled " America's Lethal Politics " was distributed in June after a shooter opened fire on Republican legislators in Virginia, injuring U.S. Bennet also testified that he hastily added the words " political incitement " because he was "looking for a very strong word to write about the political climate because I wanted to get our readers' attention".

Global Trump says 'massive' cheering crowd proves he was right to pardon Arpaio
Author: 0 Trump says 'massive' cheering crowd proves he was right to pardon Arpaio

If your cable operator does not have Newsmax TV just call and ask them to put us on - Call toll-free 1-844-500-6397 and we will connect you right away to your cable operator! "I hope that's not necessary", he said of a shutdown. "Because they know if they get caught, I'm going to deal with it". But I thought it would. "I say it loud and clear, I've been saying for years", Trump said.

Global Sea Shepherd ends decade-long fight against Japanese whaling
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In addition, the Japanese whalers lost tens of millions of dollars. Watson stressed the remarkable accomplishments Sea Shepherd has achieved over the last 12 years despite its few resources and battered and slow vessel with which the campaigners chased the whalers across the Southern Ocean, catching them only for a few hours at a time until they sped away from us.

Global Rep. Griffith: Mexico Will Pay 'Part of the Tab' for Border Wall
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At the same time, according to the report , he said, "If you are going to say that Mexico is not going to pay for the wall, then I do not want to meet with you guys anymore because I can not live with that". "With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL". If Congress does push through a funding package without money for the wall, Trump could decide against signing the measure, forcing a shutdown.

Global Navy recovers remains of all 10 sailors missing in USS McCain accident
Author: 0 Navy recovers remains of all 10 sailors missing in USS McCain accident

Palmer's family released a statement through the Navy saying they were mourning the loss of the 23-year-old, who was an interior communications electrician third class petty officer on the ship and enlisted in the Navy in April 2016. Aucoin commanded a fleet of over 70 warships and 20,000 sailors. Following the collision, a fleet-wide probe has also been initiated while the commander of the Japan-based 7th fleet has been removed from duty.

Global North Korea fires 'unidentified short-range projectiles,' South Korea says
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North Korea has also repeatedly threatened to attack Guam, a Pacific island territory of the USA that carries a large American military presence. Tension was mounted between U.S. One failed and none posed risk to the United States, the US Pacific Command said in a statement late Friday. These current tests follow a relative calm period in the tensions between US President Donald Trump and the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, who threated to attack the US island territory of Guam, a ...

Global North Korea fires several projectiles amidst US/South Korean military exercise
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The launches occurred in the midst of the US and South Korea's annual military exercises. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he wants to work with China and other allies for an "opportunity to engage" with North Korea less than two days after Pyongyang flouted United Nations Security Council resolutions by launching three short-range missiles.

Global German male nurse suspected of killing at least 84 with lethal drugs
Author: 0 German male nurse suspected of killing at least 84 with lethal drugs

At least 84 of the convicted killer's former patients were found to have died after suffering from injections of five different forms of medication, Johan Kuehme, chief of police in Oldenburg, told reporters. Numerous deaths could have been prevented if health authorities had acted more quickly on their suspicions, said Johann Kuehme, police chief in the northwestern city of Oldenburg.

Global Bay Area weather: Excessive-heat warning still in effect
Author: 0 Bay Area weather: Excessive-heat warning still in effect

Southern California Monday enters the worst part of a risky heat wave expected to linger through most of the week, bringing triple-digit temperatures to many areas while increasing health risks and the risk of wildfires. On Tuesday, San Diego is forecasted to hit 91 degrees, which would break the previous August 29 record of 88. July was the second hottest on record in the city, with temperatures reaching 100 degrees or higher on all but three days.

Global ACLU challenges Trump administration's transgender military ban
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The lawsuits , filed in federal courts in Seattle and Baltimore, say the ban issued on Friday violated U.S. constitutional guarantees of equal protection and due process. "The president claims in tweets transgender service costs money and military readiness". The individual plaintiffs, all of whom are transgender, include: Ryan Karnoski, a 22-year-old Seattle man who now works as a social worker and wishes to become an officer doing social work for the military; Staff Sergeant Cathrine ...

Author: 0 North Korea shrugs off United Nations sanctions, fires 3 new missiles

In the wake of growing concerns over several recent missile launches, US President Donald Trump has sought to work with China to quash North Korea's nuclear program. Despite their shared communist roots and brothers-in-arms fighting during the Korean war, Sino-North Korean relations have fluctuated over the last few decades.

Global Mexico and Canada are 'being very difficult' in NAFTA renegotiations
Author: 0 Mexico and Canada are 'being very difficult' in NAFTA renegotiations

During his election campaign, Trump bragged that he is considered the "Ernest Hemingway of 140 characters", adding that if one of his detractors says something bad about him, "bing bing bing - I say something really bad about them". This is a significant concern to US and Mexican cheesemakers because it would give the European Union exclusive use of common cheese names like asiago, gorgonzola and feta.

Global China Bans New Business with North Korea
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The projectiles were launched from a site near Gitdaeryong in Gangwon Province at around 6.49 a.m, according to the South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), Xinhua reported. North Korea responded by threatening to bomb the waters surrounding the USA territory of Guam, which led to one of the most serious escalations in hostile rhetoric between Washington and Pyongyang in recent years.

Global CBS to purchase network ten
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USA media company CBS Corp. plans to acquire Australian broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd, beating out a bid from Australian media moguls Bruce Gordon and Lachlan Murdoch for the company after it went into receivership. CBS and NY hedge fund Anchorage Capital Group were among nine parties that signed non-disclosure agreements to gain access to Ten's information memorandum.

Global Guatemala crisis deepens over bid to expel anti-graft chief
Author: 0 Guatemala crisis deepens over bid to expel anti-graft chief

In a defiant national address on Sunday, Morales said his decision to expel the United Nations anti-corruption envoy Ivan Velasquez was a matter of foreign policy and not for judges to decide. Central America's largest economy, Guatemala exports coffee, sugar and textiles to the U.S. An estimated 2 million Guatemalans living in the U.S. will help send home a record $7.8 billion in remittances this year, according to the Central Bank, accounting for 11.4 percent of the nation's GDP.

Global Mexico offers to help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas
Author: 0 Mexico offers to help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas

The offer to help those impacted by what was Hurricane Harvey comes as Trump has blasted Mexico as one of the "highest crime nations in the world". Still, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders later told reporters that threat doesn't necessarily mean Mexico won't pay for the barrier.

Global Srikanth crashes out of Badminton Worlds
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She had her chances, but eventually lost 19-21, 21-18, 15-21 in the quarter-finals to India's Saina Nehwal , who is now looking to better her silver medal performance from 2015. She raced away to a 5-1. The energy-sapped players refused to give an inch, and at the end of the game, which ended 22-20 in Sindhu's favour, the two players could be seen hands on knees trying to catch their breath.

Global Tropical Storm Irma could form soon off the East Coast
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A storm has to have a closed center of circulation and sustained winds of 39 miles per hour to be classified as a tropical storm and get a name, and the next name on the list is Irma. Inland areas will see some rain and wind , but a lot less than locations along the coast. A weather system crossing Florida could reach the Atlantic off the SC coast an develop into a tropical system next week.

Global 'Terrorism' has arrived in Myanmar's Rakhine State, says Aung San Suu Kyi
Author: 0 'Terrorism' has arrived in Myanmar's Rakhine State, says Aung San Suu Kyi

The United Nations had pulled out non-essential staff from the area, said a spokesman, while Pope Francis expressed his solidarity with the Muslim minority in his weekly address in Rome. The government refuses to recognize Rohingya as a legitimate native ethnic minority, calling them Bengalis to reflect the position that they are mostly illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.

Global Dog Spotted Carrying An Entire Bag of Dog Food After Harvey
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Photos are emerging of Hurricane Harvey hammering the USA today and this photo of a dog carrying his bag of food to safety is our favourite! The German Sheperd got loose on Friday night, just as the storm, was descending. A good dog who thought ahead when he ran out into the storm. The Chronicle tells the happy story of Otis reuniting with his owner. It seems that Otis escaped the yard of Salvador Segovia on Friday night but grabbed his bag of food from the porch before heading out into ...

Global Hundreds of thousands in Barcelona march shouting 'I'm not afraid!'
Author: 0 Hundreds of thousands in Barcelona march shouting 'I'm not afraid!'

However, with the end of the hunt for the assailants this week, both sides are shifting the blame on what could have been done to prevent the attacks ahead of a Catalan independence referendum scheduled on October 1. Spain's central, regional and local authorities tried to send an image of unity Saturday by walking behind emergency workers , despite earlier criticism that national and regional authorities had not shared information about the attackers well enough with each other.

Global J&K: Terror attack in Pulwama, 3 security personnel killed
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Soon thereafter, a CRPF jawan also succumbed. "The operation in Pulwama is over and three militants have been killed", the official said. Although two special police officers are still missing. The police have also denied that the militants took anyone hostage. The JeM is infamous for carrying suicide attacks in Kashmir valley, a lot of them have been reported from the LoC in Kashmir.

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