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TEXAS residents fleeing what is predicted to be the worst storm to hit the U.S. in a decade have said they are prepared to "go back and not have anything". "I would stress that this is a serious storm", Bossert said, urging Texas residents to follow instructions from state and local officials. Bossert offered some details of the President's efforts at the helm of preparations for the federal government's response to the hurricane.
  • Tharanga handed two-ODI ban for slow over-rate

    Tharanga handed two-ODI ban for slow over-rate

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    In a rather surprising move, Chamara Kapugedera will lead the side in Tharanga's absence. Andy Pycroft of the "Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees" imposed the suspension after the Sri Lanka side were ruled to be three overs short of their target when time allowances were taken into consideration even as the match was reduced to 47 overs for the Indian chase.
  • Cabrera suspended 7 games

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    The game was 6-6 in the sixth when NY reliever Tommy Kahnle threw a ball behind Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera . Cabrera, who squared off with Romine at home plate in the most furious fight of the day, was annoyed that 6-foot-7, 282-pound Yankees rookie Aaron Judge was not punished.
  • Meat exporter Moin Qureshi sent to ED custody till August 31

    Meat exporter Moin Qureshi sent to ED custody till August 31

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    The controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with money laundering probe against him and others on Friday night. The lockers were operated by the employees of Qureshi's AMQ Group. The meat exporter is also under the Income Tax Department and Central Bureau of Investigation for suspected tax evasion, money laundering and corruption.
  • Eight still missing as Swiss villagers start to return home after mudslide

    Eight still missing as Swiss villagers start to return home after mudslide

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    Police said they had set off in separate groups in the Val Bondasca region where the landslide occurred, apparently ignoring signs recently posted in the village warning of the danger of falling rocks in the area. Christian Speck, manager of a hotel in Soglio, several kilometres (miles) from Bondo, also witnessed the mountainside collapsing. According to the media, the people who are still missing are from Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
  • Mueller seeking testimony from PR executives with Manafort ties

    Mueller seeking testimony from PR executives with Manafort ties

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    Meanwhile, NBC News reported Friday that Mueller has subpoenaed public relations executives who worked with former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort, who is another key figure in the special counsel's investigation. The specific lobbying effort Mueller is looking into involves an effort to gain Ukraine entry into the European Union. At the time, Ukraine was run by a pro-Russian political party that had paid Manafort millions of dollars in consulting fees in 2013 and 2014.
  • US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen's coast

    US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen's coast

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    So far, out of the six crew members who were on board, five were rescued while the remaining crew member is still missing and a search and rescue mission is ongoing. Known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, the group rose to prominence in 2009 and has taken advantage of a civil war in Yemen to increase its influence in the region.
  • Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

    Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

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    But after more more than three days, that effort covering some 2,100 square miles has been suspended, the 7th Fleet said in an announcement posted on its website . "His father was in the Navy, his stepmother had been in the Navy, my father was in the Navy", Brandon says. His 20-year-old fiancee, Megan Partlow, said she last heard from him on Sunday via text message.
  • Senator Corker is in the White House's 'Cross Hairs'

    Senator Corker is in the White House's 'Cross Hairs'

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    White House chief of staff John Kelly is instituting a policy that will send only properly vetted information to the president's desk, a similar structure to that used by former presidents. President Donald Trump is criticizing a Tennessee Republican who questioned his "competence" and "stability". "At the end of the day, tax legislation has to happen in Congress and the House".
  • Prez PM, condemn violence in Haryana, Punjab, appeals for peace

    Prez PM, condemn violence in Haryana, Punjab, appeals for peace

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    Chief Minister Mr Kumar and officials of Bihar government also accompanied PM during his aerial survey. The meeting was held at Chunapur Airport of Air Force from where the PM later flew back to Delhi. This was the first visit of the PM to Bihar since the JD (U)-BJP coalition government was formed on July 27 after Nitish Kumar dumped the Grand Alliance over graft issue.
  • Pakistan's population is over 207 million

    Pakistan's population is over 207 million

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    Of the 10 most crowded cities, five are in Punjab, two in Sindh, and one each in Balochistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, and Islamabad Capital Territory. Punjab's average annual growth rate remained the slowest at 2.13 per cent, slightly below the national average of 2.4 per cent.
  • Celtic's Euro party will be a joy to behold: Rodgers

    Celtic's Euro party will be a joy to behold: Rodgers

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    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was named the UEFA player of the year during the draw. Brendan Rodgers' side faces a hard task progressing to the last 16 of Europe's premier club competition for only the fourth time in the Parkhead club's history as only the top two teams progress.
  • US Diplomats Treated for Injuries Following an Acoustic Attack

    US Diplomats Treated for Injuries Following an Acoustic Attack

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    It is specified that the symptoms of the victims range from hearing loss to "minor damage to the brain", which may include a concussion or a headache. The US State Department hasn't released a public statement about the incidents, but has confirmed that diplomats had "a variety of physical symptoms" and said the US responded by removing two Cuban diplomats from the country's embassy in Washington last May.
  • Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio

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    U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow found the sheriff's office engaged in systemic racial profiling of Latinos in its anti-illegal-immigration efforts. He rose to national notoriety for making people wear pink underwear and forcing detainees to stay in "Tent City", an outdoor detention facility open year round.
  • Trump's Approval Rating Hits New Low After Charlottesville Violence

    Trump's Approval Rating Hits New Low After Charlottesville Violence

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    In a poll released on August 17, the president's approval rating had dropped to 35 percent . Trump on Tuesday holding the campaign-style rally with Vice President Mike Pence and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson in Phoenix , said he strongly condemned "neo-Nazis, white supremacists and the KKK", CNN reported.
  • Trump relationship with GOP leaders 'fine,' White House says

    Trump relationship with GOP leaders 'fine,' White House says

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    Trump's Thursday tweets could potentially signal a new direction in administration support for raising the debt ceiling, but White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted the President is committed to raising the debt ceiling without additional provisions added to the bill.
  • Ajith Kumar gets 57kg idli to celebrate 'Vivegam'

    Ajith Kumar gets 57kg idli to celebrate 'Vivegam'

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    The film got released in above 309 screens in Kerala with 1650 shows on its very first day. The Kollywood movie has failed to beat the record of Rajinikanth's Kabali , which collected Rs 21.5 crore at the Tamil Nadu box office on the opening day previous year.
  • North Korea Fires 'Unidentified Projectile' East of Korean Peninsula

    North Korea Fires 'Unidentified Projectile' East of Korean Peninsula

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in emphasized that same day that the US would not take any military action on the Korean peninsula without Seoul's consent. The MoD declined to respond to North Korea's threat, but noted that the UFG drills were "long-standing annual exercises in the Republic of Korea" and that Britain has been taking part "for several years".
  • Donald Trump Bails On Tax Reform

    Donald Trump Bails On Tax Reform

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    Deadlines on both issues will loom within weeks after lawmakers return from their break. There is speculation that Cohn will depart the White House once tax reform is completed, which he predicts by the end of the year. When it comes to the strategy in Afghanistan, Sanders said, they're going to be focused on the conditions on the ground, which will be determined by the generals in the military on the ground and certainly through the Department of Defense and Defense Secretary James Mattis and ...
  • APlus Group Holdings Ltd (8251.HK) Shares Needle Moving 0.00%

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    This measurement is based on closing prices over a specific period of time. Moving averages can be very helpful for identifying peaks and troughs. Many traders keep an eye on the 30 and 70 marks on the RSI scale. RSI can be used to detect general trends as well as finding divergences and failure swings. Presently, Caesarstone Ltd (CSTE) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -132.30.
  • GOP divided on Trump's shutdown threat; Dems opposed

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    The conflict between President Donald Trump and Congress escalated a day after he threatened to shut down the federal government over funding for a US-Mexico border wall and targeted opponents in Congress, aggravating tensions as a hard legislative agenda looms.
  • Kashmir: One policeman killed in militant attack in Pulwama; encounter underway

    Kashmir: One policeman killed in militant attack in Pulwama; encounter underway

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    Heavy gunfight is underway with around 2-3 terrorists believed to be hiding inside District Police Lines ( DPL), Pulwama . Four security personnel are injured and efforts are on to neutralize the militants. Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) have claimed the responsibility of the attack. Preliminary reports suggest that militants opened indiscriminate fire and stormed into the premises, which houses policemen and CRPF.