• President Trump Uses London Incident To Defend Travel Ban

    President Trump Uses London Incident To Defend Travel Ban

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    No arrests have so far been made and a major manhunt is under way. In an early morning Twitter rant on Friday, Trump chastised the United Kingdom for its handling of terrorism, and he said the country needed to be more "proactive". In his next post, Trump seemingly called for the internet - "their main recruitment tool" - to be "cut off". "We have to be very, very tough". He added that his travel ban targeting six mostly Muslim nations should be "far larger, tougher and more specific - ...
  • Md. Attorney General Sues Trump Administration Over DACA

    Md. Attorney General Sues Trump Administration Over DACA

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    Numerous voters, activists and influencers who form President Donald Trump's base of support sprung into action late Wednesday night and into the day Thursday, outraged over claims by Democrats that the president had cut a quick deal on amnesty for so-called "dreamers".
  • Richard Branson Reveals Destruction to His Private Island by Hurricane Irma

    Richard Branson Reveals Destruction to His Private Island by Hurricane Irma

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    Officials have blamed Irma, the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean at one point, for more than 60 deaths along the storm's path including more than a dozen in Florida. "There are people like myself who have lost everything", Young said. To make a donation to aid the USVI, visit St. John Rescue Inc . Three people were killed by the storm in Puerto Rico , and hundreds of thousands were left without electricity - prompting Donald Trump to issue a disaster declaration.
  • GOP speaker says Trump didn't cut deal with Dems

    GOP speaker says Trump didn't cut deal with Dems

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    An outline of the Republican tax reform plan will be released the week of September 25, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday, offering the most concrete details to date about the much anticipated plan. "You can not fix DACA without fixing the root cause problem of our problem", he said. I don't think that's a sustainable position. "As Congress debates the best ways to address illegal immigration through strong border security and interior enforcement, DACA should be part of those ...
  • Hewitt proud of Kyrgios after Davis Cup comeback

    Hewitt proud of Kyrgios after Davis Cup comeback

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    Kyrgios subdued Steve Darcis , 6-3, 3-6, 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-2, as Australia earned a singles split with Belgium on the opening day of semifinal play on the red clay of Palais 12 in Brussels, Belgium. "It would have been extremely hard to play five sets", Lajovic said. "Rusty [Hewitt] has helped me a lot". Looking to bounce back from a stinging defeat by France in February and return to the competition's top tier, Japan are without former US Open finalist Kei Nishikori, who has ruled himself ...
  • Hurricane Jose on track to pass close to northern Leeward Islands

    Hurricane Jose on track to pass close to northern Leeward Islands

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    The eye of the storm was visible and surrounded by powerful thunderstorms. On the forecast track, the core of Hurricane Irma will move between the north coast of Cuba and the Bahamas during the next day or two before heading to Florida. A tropical storm warning is in effect for Barbuda, Anguilla, Saba and St. Eustatius. Jose's worst winds extend outward only 35 miles from its center, and tropical storm force winds extend 140 miles.
  • Prisoners freed by Hurricane Irma are back in jail

    Prisoners freed by Hurricane Irma are back in jail

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    We have seen first-hand just how ferocious and unforgiving this storm was", he wrote. The BBC reports that five people were killed when the storm ripped through the British Virgin Islands and the islands' premier, Orlando Smith, has appealed to the United Kingdom for long-term support recovering from the storm.
  • Three Senate Democrats Split With Party, Support Republican Budget

    Three Senate Democrats Split With Party, Support Republican Budget

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    In particular, they said the budget fell short of necessary structural changes and would have closed a projected $3.5-billion deficit over the biennium with $3.65 billion in new revenues. Other agencies would be merged. The budget agreement between the Democratic governor and Democratic lawmakers also includes a new tax on monthly cellphone bills, reduced state income tax credits, and higher taxes on tobacco products.
  • Dandridge neo-confederate group to rally around Virginia monument

    Dandridge neo-confederate group to rally around Virginia monument

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    Controversy is swirling around a monument of Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, and a neo-confederate group from Dandridge, Tennessee, has scheduled a rally this weekend in protest of its possible removal. This isn't beanbag. As we saw in Charlottesville, two sides are coming to go to war... or as we saw in Boston, one side - the political left - came ready to go to war.
  • NYPD top cop orders increased security after London subway bombing

    NYPD top cop orders increased security after London subway bombing

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    The NYPD said it has been in contact with London law enforcement officials and has added officers, some heavily armed, and bomb-sniffing dogs to the city's transit system. Transit officials asked riders to remain vigilant and to report suspicious activity by calling 510-464-7000 or using the BART Watch App. In London, a homemade bomb exploded on a packed subway train during Friday morning's rush, leaving more than 20 people injured.
  • Work kicks off on Indian bullet train

    Work kicks off on Indian bullet train

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    This would be the 'longest tunnel 21 KM switch 7 KMs undersea'. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and his Maharashtra counterpart Devendra Fadnavis were also present on the occasion. It will have a top speed of up to 350km/h (217mph), more than double the maximum speed offered by the fastest trains running in India. The two Prime Ministers expressed satisfaction "at the entry into force of the agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and ...
  • Jose's forecast track shifts west, could affect NC coast

    Jose's forecast track shifts west, could affect NC coast

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    Jose will then lift to the northeast and hopefully out into the Atlantic by the middle and end of next week. At the very least: Jose could help generate swells, heavy surf, and an enhanced risk of rip currents into the weekend. The disturbance could form into a tropical depression early next week while it moves westward at about 15 miles per hour across the tropical Atlantic.
  • Trump tours Irma damage in Florida, thanks first responders

    Trump tours Irma damage in Florida, thanks first responders

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    In North Carolina, more than 29,000 customers didn't have electricity, according to Duke Energy. In North Carolina and SC, where Duke Energy provides electricity for more than 4 million customers, the utility said it has turned the power back on for 160,000 customers and that 48,644 remain affected.
  • Visitor logs at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort remain a mystery

    Visitor logs at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort remain a mystery

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    The government seriously misrepresented their intentions to both us and the court". Homeland Security was supposed to release all of the recent visitor logs for the billionaire president's Florida hideaway by Friday at noon, following a federal judge's ruling in July and after a seven-day extension granted a week ago.
  • Transgender Troops Can Re-Enlist, Serve While DOD Figures Out Plan

    Transgender Troops Can Re-Enlist, Serve While DOD Figures Out Plan

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    McCain, along with Senators Jack Reed , Kirsten Gillibrand , Susan Collins, introduced the bill as a standalone piece of legislation. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) seeks to prevent the Department of Defense (DOD) from removing current service members exclusively on the basis of their gender identity.
  • 1 soldier dead, 4 still hospitalized from Fort Bragg training incident

    1 soldier dead, 4 still hospitalized from Fort Bragg training incident

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    Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School is home to the Special Forces "Q", or qualification, course. "There was an incident that occurred on one of the ranges", Bockholt said, and he added that the command is investigating. "We will continue to pray for the soldiers who were injured and their families". "Staff Sgt. Dalida's death is a reminder that a Soldier's job is inherently risky", he said.
  • Tunisia: women now allowed to marry non-Muslim men

    Tunisia: women now allowed to marry non-Muslim men

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    Spouses can now register their marriages at government offices across the country. Under the existing rules, Muslim men in Tunisia were allowed to marry women from outside the religion without the woman having to undergo any conversion, but the same right did not apply to Muslim Tunisian women when they married non-Muslim men.