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The government will introduce legislation that makes it illegal to vilify, intimidate or threaten harm against people on the basis of them being LGBTI or having religious convictions, as part of its same-sex marriage postal survey. The non-compulsory ballot, which runs until the end of October, will determine if Australia becomes the 25th country to legalise same-sex marriage, while also healing a rift in the government.
  • South Korea Supports Tough Sanctions Against North but Not Tactical Nukes

    South Korea Supports Tough Sanctions Against North but Not Tactical Nukes

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    The resolution also prohibits North Korean imports of liquefied natural gas and condensates. A US -drafted resolution originally called for an oil embargo on the North, a halt to key textile exports and financial and travel bans on leader Kim Jong Un, but appears to have been watered down, according to a draft seen by Reuters .
  • Afghans protest ongoing violence in Myanmar

    Afghans protest ongoing violence in Myanmar

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    The most recent surge of refugees came after a Rohingya militant group attacked several police posts and a military base in Rakhine on August 25. When it awarded Aung San Suu Kyi the 1991 Peace Prize, the Nobel committee said that she "emphasises the need for conciliation between the sharply divided regions and ethnic groups in her country".
  • Georgia Tech at UCF canceled due to Hurricane Irma

    Georgia Tech at UCF canceled due to Hurricane Irma

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    Channel 2's Sports Director Zach Klein broke the news Monday afternoon as Tropical Storm Irma continued moving through much of Georgia. Central Florida already needs to make up last week's postponed game with Memphis . As a result, the game will not be made up this season. IN said in its release that athletics director Fred Glass supports FIU's decision to cancel the game in the wake of Irma, and will work to schedule an opponent during its October 7 bye week in order to play 12 ...
  • Hurricane Jose strengthens a little in Atlantic Ocean

    Hurricane Jose strengthens a little in Atlantic Ocean

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    Storm Katia rapidly weakened today after it made landfall near the working-class beach resort of Tecolutla in the state of Veracruz on the Mexican Gulf coast, the US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said. The closest land mass Jose will approach is the northern Leeward Islands, the same ones Irma just devastated. Isolated amounts of 10 inches are possible.
  • 'Pray for everybody': Irma begins its assault on Florida

    'Pray for everybody': Irma begins its assault on Florida

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    The massive storm, which had menaced Florida for days and triggered evacuation orders covering 5.6 million people, made two official landfalls on Sunday, reports The Washington Post . A tropical storm warning was issued for the first time ever in Atlanta, and school was canceled in communities around the state. The storm weakened slightly in the morning but was expected to pick up strength again before hitting the Sunshine State.
  • How LI universities, colleges place on US News' 2018 rankings

    How LI universities, colleges place on US News' 2018 rankings

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    Check out the list and the THE's highlights for more information. It was tied with several other schools for No. 33 among public schools in the ranking, dropping one spot from last year's No. The School of Engineering and Applied Science tied for 34 among doctorate-granting engineering schools. Last year, Penn ranked 17th. For the second time in as many weeks, UCLA tops the list of USA public universities in a prestigious ranking.
  • NDP government tables surplus budget update

    NDP government tables surplus budget update

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    When it comes to the carbon tax, the NDP announced that the tax will no longer be revenue-neutral, and will increase by $5 per tonne of CO2 on April 1st of next year. Teachers' Federation about 15 years ago. We're also phasing out PST on electricity for businesses to give them the dollars to invest in new technologies and create more jobs while supporting industry to transition to less carbon-intensive energy sources.
  • Zuma's secret plan to make Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma president

    Zuma's secret plan to make Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma president

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    Zuma's relationship with the Gupta family has become a key source of conflict within the ANC, particularly after local media published a series of leaked emails allegedly showing how the family used its proximity to the president to influence government and state companies.
  • Dennis Rodman could save us all from Nuclear War

    Dennis Rodman could save us all from Nuclear War

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    He concluded: "I don't love him". "And if he's determined to do that, it is going to be risky". A U.N. resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the United States, Britain, France, Russia or China to pass. GOP Rep. Doug LaMalfa told The Daily Caller News Foundation he believes placing sanctions on the country is a good place to start. My whole mission, my whole goal in going over there was to bring sports to North Korea.
  • North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

    North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

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    North Korea warned the United States that it would pay a "due price" for spearheading efforts for fresh sanctions for this month's nuclear test. The revised text would ban textile exports from North Korea, but it scrapped demands for a full halt to payments of North Korean laborers working overseas.
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    Public Employees Retirement System of OH lifted its holdings in The Finish Line by 7.4% during the first quarter. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Friday, September 22nd. the share now has a average recommendation of "Hold" and an average price target of $12.55. The company's market cap is $373.36 million. Macquarie Grp Incorporated Limited has invested 0.02% in Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL).
  • Hatch Still Coy On Retirement Plans As Romney Rumors Swirl

    Hatch Still Coy On Retirement Plans As Romney Rumors Swirl

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    If Hatch retires, the Senate race could get crowded, experts said . The report suggests Hatch may be holding off an announcement as part of a GOP establishment effort to keep challengers to Romney from announcing, noting that it hampers the fundraising abilities of those without a significant campaign war chest.
  • Abbott: Harvey recovery may reach $180 billion

    Abbott: Harvey recovery may reach $180 billion

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    Abbott has estimated damage at $150 billion to $180 billion, more costly than Hurricane Katrina that devastated New Orleans in 2005 and Hurricane Sandy that slammed NY in 2012. We're not going to engage in a pity party. Speaking from the city's George R. Brown Convention Center, which once housed 10,000 flood refugees, he said there were "significantly less than 2,000" people staying there now.
  • Putin warns North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes

    Putin warns North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes

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    North Korea claims it detonated a hydrogen bomb on Sunday - the latest in a string of missile and nuclear tests . "We must make North Korea immediately and fully comply with all relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions and abandon all its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner", Abe said.
  • Cobb DOT and Georgia Power prepare to pick up after Irma

    Cobb DOT and Georgia Power prepare to pick up after Irma

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    To report a power outage in Florida, locate the contact information for your provider on the state Public Service Commission's website . No numbers available for Colquitt EMC. Develop a plan for your family . Unplug electronics in your home and place them on sturdy surfaces or relocate them to the highest floor . When traveling before or after a storm, be aware of electrical crews working or the potential for down power lines or power poles .
  • Madras High Court dismisses plea seeking to restrain AIADMK GC meeting

    Madras High Court dismisses plea seeking to restrain AIADMK GC meeting

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    On Monday, Justice CV Karthikeyan slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the petitioner and asked him to approach the Election Commission instead. The rebelling members, led by Dinakaran, have been demanding Chief Minister Edappadi K. "Probably it is in this background that the applicant impleaded Dhinakaran as fourth defendant". Stating that if the petitioner does not want to attend the meeting he can be at home, the Judge said the legislator could not allow filing such litigation, which is an ...
  • Assets of 7 MPs, 98 MLAs have skyrocketed: CBDT

    Assets of 7 MPs, 98 MLAs have skyrocketed: CBDT

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    The Central Board of Direct Taxes ( CBDT ) today informed the Supreme Court during a hearing. In its petition, Lok Prahari had submitted a list of 26 MPs from the Lok Sabha, 257 MLAs and 11 MPs from the upper house whose assets had increased by more than 500 per cent between two elections.
  • Indiana To See Remnants Of Tropical Storm Irma Tuesday

    Indiana To See Remnants Of Tropical Storm Irma Tuesday

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    Hurricane Irma pounded the Florida peninsula Sunday and the remnants of the storm were expected to move through the Southeast on its way to southern IN by 2 p.m. Expect some showers Wednesday and Wednesday night, the weather service in Buffalo said , but "the bulk of the time will still be rain-free". This could bring in some higher-level overcast clouds despite a few sunny breaks.
  • Mexico Rescinds Texas Aid Offer

    Mexico Rescinds Texas Aid Offer

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    The ministry noted, according to CNBC , that the US embassy took nine days to respond to Mexico's offer before accepting "only certain logistical aid". "We are grateful for Mexico's offer of assistance in the aftermath of Harvey, and fully understand and support the decision to redirect their resources back home in the wake of this deadly natural disaster", said John Wittman, the governor's spokesman.