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Bush - who was 79-years-old at the time - allegedly groped the 16-year-old during a photo-op at a Central Intelligence Agency event in Texas. " My initial action was absolute horror ". Afterward, Amanda Staples , a former Republican state Senate candidate wrote in an Instagram post that Bush had groped her in 2006, according to thePortland Press Herald, and a retired Pennsylvania journalist made a similar claim about a 2004 event in a Facebook post, according to the Erie Times-News .
  • Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup 2018

    Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup 2018

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    Morocco needed just a point from the game to qualify. Morocco have qualified for a first World Cup since 1998 after beating their closest Group C challengers Ivory Coast 2-0 away from home on Saturday, and Tunisia joined them in securing passage as they drew 0-0 with Libya.
  • Long Island weather: Rain likely, highs in mid 40s

    Long Island weather: Rain likely, highs in mid 40s

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    Winds will pick up for Tuesday with gusts to near 25 miles per hour possible. Dry weather returns for tonight and Tuesday but plenty of clouds will linger over the area, the service says. We are waking up to a few more showers this morning here in the Coastal Bend. A more significant front approaches on Thursday , wind will increase from the south pushing the temperature up to near 50 degrees, with a chance of showers, perhaps mixed with snow in the mountains.
  • One of three missing Chinese students found, Toronto police say

    One of three missing Chinese students found, Toronto police say

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    Liu was last seen on Friday in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue W area. Investigators say they are concerned for the safety of the three global students. Anyone with information on any of the disappearances is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers. Ke "Jaden" Xu, 16, was last seen Thursday morning in the Eglinton and Midland avenues area.
  • Modi, Trump likely to meet at ASEAN summit today

    Modi, Trump likely to meet at ASEAN summit today

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    PM Modi, who arrived in Manila on Sunday for a three-day visit, briefly met Trump at a Sunday gala dinner. The two leaders are expected to deliberate on a number of key issues of mutual interest including the evolving security situation in the Indo-Pacific region where Washington favours a greater role by India.
  • Pakistan paying price for security vacuum on Afghan side: DG ISPR

    Pakistan paying price for security vacuum on Afghan side: DG ISPR

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    However, the ISPR added that during the exchange of fire with terrorists, courageous sons of soil Captain Junaid Hafeez and Sepoy Raham embraced shahadat while four soldiers got injured. "More efforts required on Afghan side by all stake holders". Operation Khyber-4 was aimed at securing the worldwide border with Afghanistan by preventing Daesh and other local militants on Afghan side of the border from infiltration.
  • Israel warns Islamic Jihad not to take revenge

    Israel warns Islamic Jihad not to take revenge

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    He told The Associated Press that his group "made a decision to respond" with "a response that Israel is not used to". Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Sunday that the country would respond harshly to any attack against it no matter where it comes from.
  • House 'Committed' to Retaining Some State and Local Tax Deductions, Chairman Says

    House 'Committed' to Retaining Some State and Local Tax Deductions, Chairman Says

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    The GOP is moving urgently on the first rewrite of the USA tax code in three decades, but key differences promise to complicate the effort. Conservatives often see that as an unfair advantage to the mostly Democratic locales with higher local taxes, a position President Donald Trump articulated in October - though states with high local taxes also tend to be net contributors to the federal budget.
  • Bangladeshi students in the U.S. for higher education

    Bangladeshi students in the U.S. for higher education

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    As per Open Doors data, in 2016-17, 62,537 got the F1 Visa, down from 74,831 students in the previous year, a 16.43% decline. "State Department exchange programs such as the Fulbright and Gilman Scholarship programs and our global network of EducationUSA advising centers in more than 170 countries are key to achieving these goals".
  • Party Causes Apartment Floor To Collapse In Denton

    Party Causes Apartment Floor To Collapse In Denton

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    Police said between 10 and 12 people received minor injuries in the collapse. Video posted to social media Saturday night captured the jaw-dropping moment the third floor of a Denton apartment caved in during a party packed with college students, CW33 in Dallas reports .
  • Dry most of this week after Monday morning showers

    Dry most of this week after Monday morning showers

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    Showers move out Saturday morning but temperatures will only reach the 40's for highs. Highs temperatures will top out around 60 in the afternoon. Thanks to the extra clouds we are looking at highs warming only into the lower 60s across the Mid-South on Sunday .
  • #FeesCommission: Free higher education for all not feasible

    #FeesCommission: Free higher education for all not feasible

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    Zuma set up the commission in response to protests by university students demanding free education. "At no stage did he plan to make any announcements that would undermine the work of the Commission", spokesman Bongani Ngqulunga said. Should the student fail to reach the required income threshold‚ government bares the secondary liability. Students were planning a national day of action as their demands for Zuma to release the much-awaited Fees Commission Report intensified.
  • India, US, Japan, Australia hold first quad talks on Indo-Pacific cooperation

    India, US, Japan, Australia hold first quad talks on Indo-Pacific cooperation

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    Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held discussions on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit . Indicating the simmering regional tension with China and Beijing's assertiveness over the South China Sea issue, a statement from the Australian Foreign Ministry informed that freedom of navigation figured at the 'Quad.' It said, "upholding the rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific and respect for global law, freedom of navigation and overflight; increase (d) ...
  • North Korea soldier defects at DMZ to South

    North Korea soldier defects at DMZ to South

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    He was shot in the shoulder and elbow and was taken to a South Korean hospital, the Defence Ministry said. The defector is now in South Korean military custody, according to the statement. Over the decades since the peninsula was divided, dozens of North Korean soldiers have fled to the South through the DMZ, which extends for two kilometres either side of the actual borderline.
  • Trump offers to 'mediate' on South China Sea disputes

    Trump offers to 'mediate' on South China Sea disputes

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    Nearly all of the South China Sea, one of the world's busiest waterways, is claimed by China. China is claimant to swathes of ocean, extending far outside its internationally agreed 200-mile economic exclusion zone (EEZ). Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Taiwan also have claims in the sea. He said that Trump and Xi had discussed ways to "prevent mishaps, misunderstandings and miscalculations" in the vital seaway.
  • South Korea and China will peacefully solve the DPRK issue

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    It was the first time the Maritime Self-Defense Force had drilled with so many carriers. "The exercise is aimed at enhancing deterrence against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats and showing off preparedness to fend off any provocative acts by the North", a ministry spokesman said.
  • Duterte on meeting with Trump: We did not talk about EJK

    Duterte on meeting with Trump: We did not talk about EJK

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    President Duterte has previously admitted to throwing a man out of a helicopter, and shooting people while mayor of Davao. "I don't care about human rights, believe me". The US leader is likewise expected to reaffirm Washington's unwavering commitment and friendship with the Philippines, which got badly strained by Duterte's frequent cursing of Trump's predecessor.
  • Pauline Hanson left shocked after candidate's sex shop revelations

    Pauline Hanson left shocked after candidate's sex shop revelations

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    His departure caught Senator Hanson by surprise and underlined the instability of One Nation's federal team, despite what the party was saying publicly. Anning then walked out of the meeting. He said Burston and Georgiou had told him Hanson demanded he not employ the staffers - he had said this was unacceptable.