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By 8:30 p.m. central time, the Associated Press declared Moore the victor, dealing a blow to President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , both of whom supported Sen. "This is not a referendum on Donald Trump ". Nearly immediately upon departing, Bannon retook the helm of Breitbart , a news site strongly supportive of Trump and opposed not only to Democrats but Republican leadership figures like McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan.
  • United Nations chief tells Myanmar to end anti-Rohingya operations

    United Nations chief tells Myanmar to end anti-Rohingya operations

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    Before the meeting, Amnesty International called for an arms embargo on Myanmar . The worldwide community must take action against Myanmar if it fails to respond to these demands, the Council said. Despite the harsh words no formal action was taken after the session. He said a commission led by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan that called for economic development and social justice to counter deadly violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Rakhine has provided the government with ...
  • South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea in mid-October

    South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea in mid-October

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    South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea next month, to coincide with the North Korean communist party's founding anniversary and China's Communist Party Congress. While "strategic assets" can refer to nuclear weapons , it can also mean nuclear-powered submarines, aircraft carriers, or stealth aircraft. South Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Thursday that the country's army, navy, and air force had jointly participated in the parade for the first time ...
  • Mumbai station stampede kills 15 amid overcrowding and heavy rain

    Mumbai station stampede kills 15 amid overcrowding and heavy rain

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    This incident took place after Mumbai witnessed unexpected heavy rains and thundershowers on Friday morning. Good returns of my tax! KEM Hospital has issued a helpline number - 022-2417000. Other media reports suggest that following the rains, a part of the roof of the crowded foot over-bridge collapsed and that triggered off panic and the stampede.
  • School Librarian Rejects Melania Trump's Gift of Dr. Seuss Books

    School Librarian Rejects Melania Trump's Gift of Dr. Seuss Books

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    Seuss is a bit of a cliché". Officials at Cambridge Public Schools are distancing the district from a letter penned by a school librarian rejecting books donated by first lady Melania Trump . Seuss books, including " Green Eggs and Ham ", and " The Cat in the Hat ". Phipps Soerio continues to describe Dr. Seuss' illustrations and books as being, "steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes".
  • South organizing aid to family, friends in Puerto Rico

    South organizing aid to family, friends in Puerto Rico

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    NY reported that Eli Rowe, who owns private medical airlift service Jet911, packed the company's private jet with supplies and a group of volunteers, including paramedics and doctors and headed to the USA territory. President Donald Trump's administration has faced criticism it was too slow to respond with military and other federal assistance following the hurricane's direct hit on the island of 3.5 million people.
  • Buhari congratulates Germany's Merkel on election victory

    Buhari congratulates Germany's Merkel on election victory

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    Macron, Merkel and the other 26 European Union leaders will meet for an informal dinner in Estonia on Thursday ahead of a summit on Europe's digital future. Investors have shifted their focus to the euro zone's growing political divides in places such as Spain and Italy after the German election, said Joseph Trevisani, chief market strategist at WorldWide Markets in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.
  • Relief Efforts in Battered Puerto Rico

    Relief Efforts in Battered Puerto Rico

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    The US territory is struggling with fuel, water and medical shortages one week after Hurricane Maria struck. But Puerto Rico has to wait until American boats can reach its shores with supplies because of an obscure, World War I-era shipping law that the Trump administration is refusing to waive.
  • Liam Neeson Has Already

    Liam Neeson Has Already "Unretired" From Action Films

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    Neeson said . "You're talking in the past tense". "It's not true. I'm going to be doing action movies until they bury me in the ground". Liam Neeson at the premiere of Concussion. His career as an older action star has brought us also some of his worst movies, but we're willing to overlook the bad in favor of the good. "The thrillers, that was all a pure accident", Neeson told the Associated Press, via Fox News .
  • Trump Unveils 'Middle Class Miracle' Tax Plan In Indianapolis

    Trump Unveils 'Middle Class Miracle' Tax Plan In Indianapolis

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    The American Civil Liberties Union of IN is also urging attendance. The Heritage Foundation's David Burton calculated that, excluding the provisions meant to mitigate any inefficient double taxation of income and deductions for business costs, genuine business tax expenditures could raise $386 billion over 10 years.
  • Jon Huntsman confirmed as United States ambassador to Russian Federation

    Jon Huntsman confirmed as United States ambassador to Russian Federation

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    Unnamed US sources told the Izvestiya newspaper that the 57-year-old hoped to move into the US embassy by October 3, in time for the next ceremony in the Kremlin where foreign diplomats present their credentials. Trump had also reportedly considered Huntsman for secretary of state. Michael McFaul , a former US ambassador to Russian Federation during the Obama administration, said on Twitter Thursday evening that Huntsman is a "Terrific choice".
  • Man United's Eric Bailly ready for 'dream' Champions League debut

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    Manchester United now tops Group A with 6 points. The 21-year-old striker was in fine form for the Red Devils on Wednesday night in Russian Federation as he scored one and set up two in a man-of-the-match display for Mourinho's men. He added: "There are Champions League matches that have really wowed me, like when I saw the final between Real Madrid and Juventus". The United boss admonished his side after the 3-0 win over Basel earlier this month in their opening Champions League ...
  • Top Auburn commit EJ Montgomery reopens recruitment

    Top Auburn commit EJ Montgomery reopens recruitment

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    Person was the associate head coach at Auburn . An unidentified player has been held out of team activities as well, likely freshman Brian Bowen. "We're unaware of any misconduct and will fully cooperate with authorities to understand more ", Adidas said in a statement.
  • North Korea Moves Aircraft to East Coast, Claims US Declared War

    North Korea Moves Aircraft to East Coast, Claims US Declared War

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    Tension on the Korean peninsula has risen in recent weeks as North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump exchanged war-like threats and insults over the North's nuclear and missile development program. The Pentagon says B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, have flown a mission in worldwide airspace over the waters east of North Korea.
  • US May Deploy Even More Stealth Bombers To Korean Peninsula, Officials Say

    US May Deploy Even More Stealth Bombers To Korean Peninsula, Officials Say

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    North Korea has deployed SA-5 and SA-2 surface-to-air missile systems near the inter-Korean border and on its east and west coasts, according to South Korea's defense ministry. South Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Thursday that the country's army, navy, and air force had jointly participated in the parade for the first time "considering the grave security situation caused by North Korea's provocation threats".
  • Russian-generated Facebook posts pushed Trump as 'only viable option'

    Russian-generated Facebook posts pushed Trump as 'only viable option'

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    Earlier this month, Facebook said it would turn over data on some 3,000 ads purchased by a Russian entity that appeared to inflame political divisions during the campaign. Executives from all three companies were asked to appear before the Senate committee Nov 1, while the House panel requested them next month, according to aides from both committees.
  • Donald Trump Praises Jerry Jones, Tweets 'Players Will Stand for Country!'

    Donald Trump Praises Jerry Jones, Tweets 'Players Will Stand for Country!'

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    More than 200 NFL players kneeled, sat or prayed during the national anthem on Sunday after Trump said any player who does not stand for the national anthem should be fired. I mean, he's free to speak just like the rest of us are. The president's comments led to some form of protest at each National Football League game in Week 3 this past weekend.
  • Hurricanes Lee, Maria remain in the Atlantic

    Hurricanes Lee, Maria remain in the Atlantic

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    Officials ordered visitors to leave both Ocracoke and Hatteras islands ahead of the storm. Maria is slowly moving northward, the National Hurricane Center said, and a storm surge warning is in effect from Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Hatteras .