• Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills
Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills

The representative cited by Interfax did not say when the incident happened, or where, or if the exercise was part of the "Zapad-2017" war games. The Russian defence ministry initially denied the report, but later said to have admitted the unplanned launch of a rocket by a combat helicopter at a military drill.

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  • Rohingyas pose security threat: Govt to apex court
Rohingyas pose security threat: Govt to apex court

Mukesh Mittal, a senior home ministry official, said the Indian Supreme Court must allow the government to take a decision in the wider interests of the country, as he says some of the Rohingya have an extremist record. Seeking dismissal of the PIL, the government said such an indulgence would "encourage illegal influx of illegal migrants i...

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  • Who does the Bullet train help? 'Gujarati businessmen', says Shiv Sena
Who does the Bullet train help? 'Gujarati businessmen', says Shiv Sena

At a time when Indian railways have been witnessing accidents, time has come for the government to get its act right and overhaul the rail network instead of investing in the bullet train project . The editorial further alleged, "Whoever is saying that the project will generate employment is lying". The state has asked the Centre and railway min...

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  • Former Candidate Endorses Fellow Outsider In Alabama GOP Runoff
Former Candidate Endorses Fellow Outsider In Alabama GOP Runoff

Brooks who had also been seeking to fill that Senate seat before losing in the first primary to Moore and unusual, initially had refused to endorse either candidate until yesterday. Senate race in Alabama has turned them into adversaries. "We are in an epic battle between the people of Alabama who put America first and the Washington swamp that hop...

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  • On his 67th birthday, PM Modi to dedicate Narmada Dam to nation
On his 67th birthday, PM Modi to dedicate Narmada Dam to nation

Almost 56 years after its foundation was laid by former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on April 5, 1961, the dam became a reality today after Modi unveiled a plaque and performed a puja at the site in Kevadia in Narmada district. The Prime Minister arrived at Gandhinagar on Saturday late evening and had night halt at Raj Bhavan. If they had lived ...

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  • American tourists attacked with acid at French train station
American tourists attacked with acid at French train station

A group of tourists were allegedly sprayed with acid at a busy French train station. Fourteen firefighters in four rescue vehicles responded to the train station, according to media reports . The teen struck the teacher's shoulder and fled before police came. They were not targeted due to their nationality, the source added. In Britain, author...

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  • Egyptian efforts to end Palestinian divisions welcomed
Egyptian efforts to end Palestinian divisions welcomed

Gaza has remained under a crippling embargo imposed by Israel and Egypt since 2007, when Hamas wrested the territory from Fatah after sweeping Palestinian legislative polls one year earlier. The unemployment rate now stands at 42 percent in Gaza, infrastructure for water and electricity do not meet its residents' basic needs and half of the pop...

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  • Trump to back allies, warn foes in United Nations speech
Trump to back allies, warn foes in United Nations speech

Security Council resolution and sanctions over the latest nuclear test. They carried signs that said "We're not Putin up with it!" and "Protect American Democracy". "There are no shortage of issues, with North Korea being front and center", said Haley. Both of North Korea's patron nations insist that Pyongyang has legitimate grievances that shoul...

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  • American Caucus, Nancy Pelosi, Others Pressure Congress On Dream Act
American Caucus, Nancy Pelosi, Others Pressure Congress On Dream Act

While White House officials have suggested legislation on DACA could move forward without wall funding, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders disputed the characterization that a deal had been reached to leave it out of any legislation focused on the Dreamers.

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  • Parsons Green: Trump says 'loser' attackers known to police
Parsons Green: Trump says 'loser' attackers known to police

As one of his first orders of business after entering the White House in January, Trump penned an executive order banning travel and refugee status for people from six predominantly Muslim nations. It's not the first time Trump has used a terrorist attack to promote the ban. "Any speculation is unhelpful". The whole event was a little surreal: ...

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  • Caution, vigilance recommended in wake of data breach
Caution, vigilance recommended in wake of data breach

Smith. Cyber security experts said it was among the largest hacks ever recorded and was particularly troubling due to the richness of the information exposed - names, birthdays, addresses and Social Security and driver's license numbers. Hackers also stole credit card numbers for about 209,000 consumers and dispute documents with personal identif...

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  • Myanmar faces 'defining moment', must stop the violence
Myanmar faces 'defining moment', must stop the violence

It's been characterized by many as ethnic cleansing. A week ago that figure stood at 270,000. A crackdown by Myanmar's army, launched in response to attacks by Rohingya militants on August 25, has sent almost 400,000 refugees from the stateless Muslim minority fleeing into neighboring Bangladesh.

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  • Trump High-Fives Youngster Who Volunteered to Mow White House Lawn
Trump High-Fives Youngster Who Volunteered to Mow White House Lawn

So far it's gotten him a handshake photo in the Oval Office with the president, a spate of TV interviews and a laudatory tweet from Trump that included a slick video produced by the White House. Trump added, "Maybe he'll be President". "Even though I'm only 10, I would like to show the nation what young people like me are ready for", Giaccio ...

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  • Steven Mnuchin Requested a US Military Jet to Use for His Honeymoon
Steven Mnuchin Requested a US Military Jet to Use for His Honeymoon

In fact, the Treasury Secretary doesn't care for the wonders of space, or things that take place outside in general, because he is, as you may have heard, a coastal globalist who prefers lox and yelling loudly on his cell phone. The controversy and coverage the comment generated led to further scrutiny of the trip to Louisville and Fort Knox on Aug...

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  • Father arrested in deaths of three children
Father arrested in deaths of three children

Around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, police received a domestic violence call from a woman at West Sacramento's Timbers Apartments , ABC 10 reported . He had no apparent weapons and surrendered peacefully to the officers, who had recognized Hodges and his vehicle from the broadcast descriptions, Hertzell said.

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  • Big oil inventories build and gasoline draw after Harvey
Big oil inventories build and gasoline draw after Harvey

However, crude stockpiles in the US have ballooned recently as Harvey crippled refinery production in the Texas and Louisiana region. Hurricane Irma , meanwhile, has shifted market dynamics because of the strain on demand. So far, the new president has yet to score any major legislative victories. U.S. gasoline inventories fell 8.4 million bar...

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  • Qatar, Boycotting Arab States in Heated Arab League Clash
Qatar, Boycotting Arab States in Heated Arab League Clash

The blockading states also have accused Doha of supporting regional rival, Iran. On the heels of the failure of regional and worldwide mediation efforts to narrow differences between the two sides, the stage is set for the growth of tension between Qatar and Saudi Arabia , especially at a time when political disputes and propaganda campaigns i...

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  • Iraqi parliament removes Kurdish governor of Kirkuk
Iraqi parliament removes Kurdish governor of Kirkuk

Iraqi lawmakers authorised Abadi this week to "take all measures" to preserve national unity before the independence referendum . The neighboring countries of Turkey, Iran and Syria also feel that the move would threaten their territorial integrity, as large numbers of Kurdish population live in those countries.

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  • Democrats on Voter Fraud Panel Join Those Criticizing It
Democrats on Voter Fraud Panel Join Those Criticizing It

For two decades, he's been the driving force behind suppressive policies like strict voter ID laws. Various constitutional provisions certainly implya right to vote-but the Supreme Court has interpreted these stingily. "After my own participation as a member, I'm confident that all members of the commission are committed to uncovering the truth a...

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  • North Korea resumes work at nuclear test site, analysts say
North Korea resumes work at nuclear test site, analysts say

The measures prohibit all countries from authorizing new work permits for North Korean workers. In a statement, North Korea responded by calling the actions " state terrorism" and that the "chief culprit" involved in "cooking up the "sanctions resolution", be beaten to death with a stick fit for a rabid dog".

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White House: "DOJ Should 'Absolutely Look at" Charging ousted FBI Director

The Senate judiciary committee revealed in an August 31 press release that Comey began drafting a letter in April or May of 2016 to exonerate former secretary of state Hillary Clinton of charges in her email investigation-which was "before the FBI interviewed up to 17 key witnesses including former Secretary Clinton and several of her closest a...

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  • Boy, parents die after falling into a volcanic crater in Italy
Boy, parents die after falling into a volcanic crater in Italy

The boy's parents, identified as Massimiliano Carrer, 45, and Tiziana Zaramella, 42, from the town of Meolo near Venice, tried to save their son, but the crater collapsed. 'They pulled out two bodies, then pulled us away. "I continue to think of the family and of the poor child who was crying and calling for help", Vitagliano, a pizza maker from Po...

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  • Hurricane Irma: UK police officers and troops to be deployed to Caribbean
Hurricane Irma: UK police officers and troops to be deployed to Caribbean

The businessman made a decision to stay put on Necker Island as Hurricane Irma thundered through the Caribbean rather than evacuate to a safer area. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is flying to British territories in the Caribbean on Tuesday following intense criticism of London's efforts to help communities devastated by Hurricane Irma.

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  • Five dead in Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma
Five dead in Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma

In Hollywood, three patients were found dead at the nursing home early Wednesday after emergency workers received a call about a person with a heart attack, and three more died at the hospital or on the way, police said . Irma, which made landfall Sunday morning in the Florida Keys as a Category Four hurricane, had triggered orders for more th...

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  • Steve Mnuchin signals higher taxes for hedge funds
Steve Mnuchin signals higher taxes for hedge funds

CNBCs Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin interview Steven Mnuchin , the 77th United States Secretary of the Treasury, at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference September 12th in NYC. The Treasury secretary also evaded questions about possible exceptions to the elimination of the special treatment of so-called carr...

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