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The teen had updated her Facebook profile picture with a filter designed by the Coalition of Marriage that said "It's OK to VOTE NO". The owner of Capital Kids Parties , Madlin Sims , said on a private Facebook post that "homophobic views being made public are detrimental to the business and don't align with my personal values or morals as the owner of the business".
  • M1 motorway closed as police investigate suspicious package

    M1 motorway closed as police investigate suspicious package

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    Police have partially reopened a section of the M1 motorway after the bomb squad were called to investigate a "suspicious object". The AA also stated there had been a leak of a chemical substance. Former England cricketer James Taylor, who was stuck in the tailback, posted a video of a man skateboarding along the deserted motorway. Chief Inspector Mark Lewis of the Joint Roads Policing Unit for Thames Valley and Hampshire said: 'There is no evidence to suggest that this is a terrorist ...
  • 18 disqualified MLAs move Madras High Court against Speaker's action

    18 disqualified MLAs move Madras High Court against Speaker's action

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    Palaniswami's meeting with the governor assumes significance as he has the support of 113 MLAs and to prove a majority, he needs the support of 108 MLAs in the 215-member Assembly - 18 rebel MLAs have been disqualified. Addressing a meeting in Tiruchirapalli, sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran vowed to send the "corrupt" Palaniswami government home but ruled out aligning with DMK in case elections were held.
  • "Hot Single Female" Sign Draws Linemen To Restore Power After Irma!

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    Governor Scott said, "Today, I am directing every Florida county impacted by Hurricane Irma to submit a detailed debris clean-up plan no later than noon tomorrow, September 19". Utility workers from Pennsylvania Power & Light have been among those restoring juice to hurricane-stricken Floridians, according to the Times News .
  • Two men, one a convicted murderer, escape from MS prison

    Two men, one a convicted murderer, escape from MS prison

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    Two inmates, who state prison officials called armed and unsafe have escaped from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Sanders, sentenced from Lafayette County, has been in prison since 2000. Ryan Young, 22, sentenced in 2015 to 40 years in prison for his conviction on burglary charges, grand larceny and a firearms offense, was still on the loose, according to the statement.
  • Asylum Seekers To Be Sent To The US

    Asylum Seekers To Be Sent To The US

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    Mr Dutton stressed the resettlement arrangement with the United States was a one-off deal that would not be available to any asylum seekers who tried to come to Australia now. Turnbull said: "there are many that are being vetted, but it is entirely up to the United States as to how many are taken". "President Trump had some reservations about it but nonetheless, he is honouring the commitment made by his predecessor and I want to thank you for doing so", he told the Seven Network.
  • Congress failed in creating job in its tenure says Rahul Gandhi

    Congress failed in creating job in its tenure says Rahul Gandhi

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    According to Gandhi, the pivotal question is how India is giving jobs to its people and if as an emerging country, people are still unemployed it's hard for them to have vision. "So we have to first accept it as a problem". Mr Gandhi urged the government to pick up the pace on furthering gender equality and to be mindful of its big corporate-centric approach widening inequality and paralysing job creation.
  • Trump urges reform so United Nations can meet full potential

    Trump urges reform so United Nations can meet full potential

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    Two world leaders central to world affairs, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping, won't be present at the U.N. General Assembly. Guterres, who also took office in January, told the meeting: "To serve the people we support and the people who support us, we must be nimble and effective, flexible and efficient".
  • Unemployment numbers for August

    Unemployment numbers for August

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    The Indiana Department of Workforce Development reported that was slightly lower than unemployment at the same time past year. In August, the region's civilian labor force had 194,300 members. The county's workforce shrank 2.2 percent over a year's time, the data indicate. Carroll County's unemployment rate for August was 3.8 percent. White's was 3.4 percent and Fulton's was 3.9 percent.
  • USCIS resumes premium processing

    USCIS resumes premium processing

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    It is the non-immigrant visa that allows the United States companies o hire employs from the foreign companies. Premium processing is a "fast" processing service of pending applications, something like a "tatkal" service, for a fee of $1,225.
  • US Navy leaders scolded after deadly maritime accidents

    US Navy leaders scolded after deadly maritime accidents

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    In an email sent Thursday, shortly after a long meeting with Pacific Fleet commander Adm. Scott Swift, Rowden asked Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Richardson replied that while there is "no explanation to reconcile those two observations" the Navy has "not been sitting idle", and has made steady investments in training, manpower and maintenance to close a readiness gap.
  • 'Froyo,' 'Troll,' and 'Sriracha' Added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary

    'Froyo,' 'Troll,' and 'Sriracha' Added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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    From technology and business to sports and social media and politics, the evolution of language isn't slowing down and, as Merriam-Webster put it in a news release, some terms are "proving themselves too useful to ignore". In a statement on their official website they said the reason for so many additions is because all the words 'have demonstrated significant use in a variety of sources, making them words our readers expect to find in the dictionary'.
  • Hurricane Irma: Tolls to be reinstated Thursday

    Hurricane Irma: Tolls to be reinstated Thursday

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    Several important Florida highways are toll roads including the Florida Turnpike, which runs from 60 miles north of Orlando all the way to Miami-Dade County, as well as a number of tolled roads in Orlando, Miami, and Tampa. Scott wrote on Twitter Monday that tolls would remain suspended as residents and officials "focus on recovery efforts". According to a press release from the Florida Department of Transportation, tolls will resume in most parts of Florida beginning Thursday.
  • Top 5 moments vs. Notre Dame in Mark Dantonio era

    Top 5 moments vs. Notre Dame in Mark Dantonio era

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    With those two blowouts at Alumni Stadium, the Eagles have six 20-point losses in their past 16 games. The Irish made him statistically and schematically irrelevant (1 tackle, 0 sacks) on Saturday, for the first time since the final game of his freshman year, when a brief cameo in a Pinstripe Bowl loss to Penn State (31-30 in OT) netted him zero tackles.
  • Violence during bandh brings Arunachal Pradesh to a standstill

    Violence during bandh brings Arunachal Pradesh to a standstill

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    Police said that supporters of the bandh set at least four vehicles, including a state transport corporation bus, on fire. However, there were reports of incidents of violence from Namsai, Changlang and several other districts. The Minister of State for Home told reporters here that the Supreme Court would be apprised of the "ground reality" on the matter. "The Chakmas and Hajongs have entered India illegally".
  • Corn, soybean harvest starts in southern Iowa

    Corn, soybean harvest starts in southern Iowa

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    Seventy-four percent of soybeans were turning color or beyond, two days behind previous year but one day ahead of the average, and 31 percent of soybeans were dropping leaves, just one day behind the average. The gain in soybean prices was capped by expectations of expanding harvest progress in the U.S. Midwest in the coming days. Soybean condition rated 4 percent very poor, 8 poor, 28 fair, 48 good, and 12 excellent.
  • SpiceJet plane overshoots runway while landing at Mumbai, all passengers safe

    SpiceJet plane overshoots runway while landing at Mumbai, all passengers safe

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    The SpiceJet Boeing 737 aircraft carrying 183 people overshot a wet runway while landing at the airport in rain-hit Mumbai and got stuck in the mud, officials said yesterday, adding that all passengers were safely evacuated. A Mumbai International Ltd (MIAL) spokesperson said that arrangements was being made to provide all necessary assistance to the affected passengers. The incident took place on the Runway 27, which has now been shut for flight operations.
  • China rejects USA demands for pressure on NKorea

    China rejects USA demands for pressure on NKorea

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    The fear of nuclear warfare "is not abstract", he added. North Korea has said the tests are meant to develop the capability to hit US territory with a nuclear weapon. Mattis discussed several aspects of the North Korea crisis in an impromptu exchange with reporters at the Pentagon, including the effect of worldwide economic sanctions and diplomatic pressure on North Korea.
  • Melania doesn't speak billboards, so they're yanked in Croatia

    Melania doesn't speak billboards, so they're yanked in Croatia

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    The Američki Institut ("American Institute"), an English language school in Zagreb, Croatia, recently advertised itself with billboards featuring Melania Trump . Apart from English and Slovenian, Melania purportedly speaks German, French and Serbian. Nevertheless, Buric admitted the campaign had proven to be "very successful" because of the wide local and worldwide publicity it had received.