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Hundreds of civilians have been killed in USA coalition air strikes. "We consider this the final stages of the Wrath of the Euphrates campaign, which is nearing its end", a statement said. "It can be said that 80 percent of Raqqa city has been liberated ". Heavily backed by the US -led anti-terror coalition, the SDF, an alliance of Kurdish, Arab and Assyrian fighters led by the Kurdish People's Protection Units, have been advancing against IS militants in Raqqa during the three-month ...
  • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Meets with US President Donald Trump

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    Despite his reservations, however, Trump has twice certified Iran's compliance with the nuclear agreement, which must be reviewed every 90 days before USA sanctions are reinstated. "Change it, or cancel it. Fix it, or nix it", the Israeli leader challenged. The nuclear deal was signed in Vienna on July 14, 2015, by Iran and G5 + 1, comprising China, France, Russia, UK and the USA, plus Germany.
  • Hurricane Jose: Latest GFS, European Models as of September 18

    Hurricane Jose: Latest GFS, European Models as of September 18

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    Tropical Storm Jose is continuing its slow jaunt further offshore toward the northeast, its outer edges leaving eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey with unseasonably warm temperatures, cloud cover and some coastal flooding this week. Potential coastal hazards from the storm include high surf, beach erosion and risky rip currents. We will enjoy a stretch of sunny, warm days as we transition from summer to fall, but we'll have to keep an eye on powerful Hurricane Maria, a storm that is now ...
  • Driscoll Children's Hospital hands out auto seats to those in need

    Driscoll Children's Hospital hands out auto seats to those in need

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    A vehicle is the most risky place a child can be - traffic crashes are the leading killer of youth. Missouri law requires children under the age of 8 to be in a booster or auto seat unless they are 80 pounds or 4 feet 9 inches tall. Infant seats are designed for children up to 30 pounds and should face rearward in a semi-reclined position. One of the more eye-opening findings is less than half of parents kept their child rear-facing until two years of age or longer.
  • Iran & Venezuela fire back after Trump criticism at UN

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    The Iranian nuclear deal, signed in 2015 between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the permanent member of the U.N. Security Council along with the European Union, resulted in Iran giving up nuclear power development in exchange for the lifting of sanctions.
  • Netanyahu addresses the UN General Assembly

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    U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in NY, U.S., September 18, 2017. Netanyahu said Tuesday that key to his understanding of fixing the deal is eliminating the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action's ( JCPOA ) sunset clauses, that would lift restrictions on Iran's nuclear program at various points starting a decade from its implementation.
  • Hillary Clinton mocks 'manspreading' Vladimir Putin

    Hillary Clinton mocks 'manspreading' Vladimir Putin

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    Mrs Clinton claimed that if positions were reversed and she had lost the popular vote but won the Electoral College majority - and had learnt of Russian influence in the campaign - as president, she would have demanded an investigation even if it disadvantaged her.
  • Rs 800-cr Bihar irrigation project collapses day before inauguration by Nitish

    Rs 800-cr Bihar irrigation project collapses day before inauguration by Nitish

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    The breach, officials said, occurred around 5:30 pm on Tuesday when parts of the elevated canal built over a road collapsed when water was "pumped into the canal on a trial basis prior to the inaugural function". Officials said almost 20 feet of the wall of the main canal of the Bateswar Ganga Pump Nahar Yojana (BGPNY) breached during a trial and water gushed through, flooding a portion of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) township nearby.
  • Sunny Leone's condom ad for Navratri stirs controversy, Twitterati react

    Sunny Leone's condom ad for Navratri stirs controversy, Twitterati react

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    We have received complaints from the public and we brought down the hoardings". A city-based group organised a protest against the advertisement posters and threatened to get aggressive about it if the hoardings are not removed. Sunny Leone , the adult star-turned-Bollywood actor is the brand ambassador for the condom brand. The actress, however, found support from many people on social media.
  • Japan to offer $4m to help Rohingya refugees

    Japan to offer $4m to help Rohingya refugees

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    The Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) on 20 September said that India will not take any Rohingya refugees as they pose a security threat to the nation, adding that the pressure is mounting on Myanmar State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi to take back refugees migrated to India and Bangladesh in large numbers.
  • United Kingdom leader to press tech companies to block extremists

    United Kingdom leader to press tech companies to block extremists

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    Currently, it takes an average of 36 hours for such material to be removed - a figure cut from 30 days one year ago - so one to two hours would be a dramatic reduction. "Terrorist groups are aware that links to their propaganda are being removed more quickly, and are placing a greater emphasis on disseminating content at speed in order to stay ahead", she will say.
  • Magnitude Earthquake Registered in IL

    Magnitude Earthquake Registered in IL

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    An quake of that magnitude is described as being strong enough to be felt by residents, but not strong enough to cause any noticeable damage. It occurred at a depth of 7.25 miles, according to the IGS statement. Tuesday. Albion is about 140 miles (225 kilometers) west of Louisville, Kentucky. The natural disaster caused very light damage, the Associated Press reported.
  • Two Pakistani Intruders Gunned Down by BSF in Amritsar

    Two Pakistani Intruders Gunned Down by BSF in Amritsar

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    The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday said that heavy exchange of fire took place last night following which two Pakistani infiltrators were gunned down in Amritsar , Punjab . Pakistani troops resorted to use of 81 mm mortars, automatics and small weapons to target the Indian positions in Arnia sub-sector. The fire was appropriately retaliated and infiltrators were neutralized near Border Security Fence.
  • Catalonia: Guardia Civil, Catalan vice president arrested

    Catalonia: Guardia Civil, Catalan vice president arrested

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    At least 12 officials have been arrested as a result, reports Spanish media , including the chief aide to Catalonia's deputy prime minister, Josep Maria Jove. A spokesman for Junqueras confirmed the arrest and said that other Catalan government premises were being searched by the agents. The Constitutional Court has suspended the vote after the central government challenged its legality.
  • Airlines coping with jet fuel rationing

    Airlines coping with jet fuel rationing

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    Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins announced an industry-government group has been set up to oversee the supply restoration. Fiji Airways said guests travelling to and from Auckland may experience disruptions and delays to their flight due to restrictions on jet fuel supply at Auckland Airport.
  • Amber Alert issued for 3-month-old girl, parents sought

    Amber Alert issued for 3-month-old girl, parents sought

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    Authorities issued an Amber Alert early Wednesday for Cali Marie Cochran, a Haywood County 3-month-old, believed to have been abducted by two people, Rex Douglas Cochran Jr. Heather Cochran also has a tattoo on the right side of her neck that says "Faith". They are believed to be traveling in one of two vehicles, one is a 2001 Blue Ford Mustang, the other is a 1999 Gray GMC Suburban with the license plate 489-AWH.
  • Madlin Sims stands by decision to sack same-sex marriage opponent

    Madlin Sims stands by decision to sack same-sex marriage opponent

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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".
  • Red meat met United Nations blue in Trump's speech

    Red meat met United Nations blue in Trump's speech

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    South Korea's presidential office spokesman Park Soo-hyun said on Sunday that Moon and Trump had in a Sunday telephone conversation strongly condemned the latest missile launch by North Korea and agreed to work with the worldwide community to implement the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)'s latest resolution against Pyongyang.
  • Hurricane Jose Moves North; Expected To Impact Long Island

    Hurricane Jose Moves North; Expected To Impact Long Island

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    A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area producing risky rip currents, widespread dune erosion, and localized washovers. This would keep clouds, showers and even breezy conditions in the forecast through Friday . The first bursts of rain on the outskirts of Jose will arrive to far Southern New England before dawn Tuesday , then rain will expand north and west across most of Southern New England except far Western Massachusetts during the ...