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Ike caused more than $30 billion in damage in Texas and Louisiana. "We're unable to get out on the streets yet", Sims said. One video released by the Coast Guard shows a man in a life jacket being pulled to shore as a vessel called the Signet Enterprise languishes in the background with its stern submerged.
  • Dinakaran sacks Palaniswami from his party post

    Dinakaran sacks Palaniswami from his party post

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    In another tweet, the former minister said, " AIADMK politics is low comedy turning into farce". Rival AIADMK factions led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and rebel leader O Panneerselvam on Monday merged , ending a nearly seven-month feud in a power-sharing formula in the ruling party and the government in which the latter was made the deputy chief minister.
  • Trump extends war on Afghanistan, threatens Pakistan

    Trump extends war on Afghanistan, threatens Pakistan

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    NERMEEN SHAIKH: President Trump went on to say that the U.S. would develop it's strategic partnership with India , calling on the Modi government to help in Afghanistan . In a speech Tuesday, he railed against an exit from Afghanistan, despite previously advocating for his predecessor Barack Obama to take the USA out of the country.
  • Pakistan minutely reviewing new U.S. strategy about Afghanistan, South Asia: Asif

    Pakistan minutely reviewing new U.S. strategy about Afghanistan, South Asia: Asif

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    Due to the tour, foreign minister's previously scheduled trip to the USA for bilateral talks with his counterpart, Rex Tillerson, has been delayed. Calling upon the U.S. Talking to APP, he said recognition of these sacrifices by the world community is essential for elimination of terrorism. "We want peace in Afghanistan because that is essential for Pakistan".
  • Pressure rises to take students out of migration target

    Pressure rises to take students out of migration target

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    The new data from the Home Office and the Office for National Statistics, or ONS, that show between 95% and 98% of students leave the country on time, in line with their visa conditions. Harry Potter author JK Rowling tweeted that the massive statistical error could even have led Brexit voters into thinking immigration was far higher than it really was.
  • GOP Rep. to Trump: McCain, Flake are 'your team'

    GOP Rep. to Trump: McCain, Flake are 'your team'

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    But some Republicans said they worry about a divisive primary and intraparty attacks by the president in a state where the GOP could lose a Senate seat. Trump reportedly met with Ward last month and he tweeted support for her campaign last week. Flake has become the poster child for Republicans who buck the president's agenda and feel his wrath on Twitter .
  • Trump goes after the Senate, Jeff Flake and media on Twitter

    Trump goes after the Senate, Jeff Flake and media on Twitter

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    Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics, called it "striking that Trump endorsed Ward on Twitter ". "He's toxic!" And the Mercer family - major Trump donors - have given $300,000 to a super PAC backing Ward in her efforts to unseat Flake. Jeff Flake of Arizona, hours after speaking at a campaign rally in the lawmaker's backyard.
  • Indonesian fan allegedly attacked by Malaysian fans after football match

    Indonesian fan allegedly attacked by Malaysian fans after football match

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    The Shah Alam Stadium has been chosen as the venue for the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) men's football final between Malaysia and Thailand scheduled to be held on Tuesday (Aug 29). Indonesia's only goal of the match was scored by Alvin Nourul Saepul Mimbar in the 38th minute through a penalty corner strike. Channel NewsAsia has seen a photo of the alleged injury and it appeared to be on the player's ankle, near his heel.
  • Dog stocks up on food to prepare for Harvey

    Dog stocks up on food to prepare for Harvey

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    Otis, a German shepherd mix, strolled out of his home and into viral fame on Friday as Hurricane Harvey tore through his native Texas. After the rains stopped, people came out on the roads to estimate the damage and see if anything needed urgent mending.
  • North Korea fires "unidentified projectiles" into sea, South Korea says

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    North Korea fired three short-range ballistic missiles Saturday, the United States military said , reviving tensions with Washington after President Donald Trump had said Pyongyang was starting to show some "respect". North Korea's state media reported on Saturday that Kim had guided a contest of amphibious landing and aerial strike by its army against targets modeled after South Korean islands near the sea border on the west coast.
  • Thousands flee or are evacuated after Rakhine violence

    Thousands flee or are evacuated after Rakhine violence

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    The state has also been under a military siege since October 2016. Rohingya Muslims, however, have had roots in the country that go back centuries. The office of the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, said Friday that military and border police responded to the attacks by launching "clearance operations".
  • Korea baits US, South by firing missiles

    Korea baits US, South by firing missiles

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    North Korea likely fired the missiles in response to military exercises under way in South Korea involving tens of thousands of United States and South Korean troops, military experts said. In July, it launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, which North Korea claims could reach "anywhere in the world". Applications for new or expanded investment in North Korea by Chinese companies would not be approved, the ministry said.
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson's First Goal For Everton Is An Absolute Screamer

    Gylfi Sigurdsson's First Goal For Everton Is An Absolute Screamer

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    Referee Sergei Karasev was unmoved. AC Milan had a more comfortable evening with Patrick Cutrone scoring the only goal as they won 1-0 away to Macedonian outfit Shkendija to complete a thumping 7-0 aggregate victory. The Whites were then quite unfortunate to be pitted against heavily reinforced Everton , and they failed to defy the odds in the first leg at Goodison.
  • Why the Gandhis chose to skip Lalu's Patna rally

    Why the Gandhis chose to skip Lalu's Patna rally

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    However, the rally suffered setbacks earlier this week after BSP supremo Mayawati, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi pulled out of it. Where is the question of doubt?. RJD chief Lalu Prasad, meanwhile, told media persons that this rally would be "unprecedented and historic". "Those top leaders who can not reach the rally for some urgent work have sent their representatives in the rally", said Mr.
  • BJP using triple talaq ruling to impose uniform civil code: CPI-M

    BJP using triple talaq ruling to impose uniform civil code: CPI-M

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    Its significance can not be undermined as it is the first time that Muslim women have challenged an Islamic practice being violative of their fundamental rights. This judgement is important because for the first time it upholds Constitutional values as the criterion to ban triple talaq . Though the ruling political coalition - the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), led by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - has been quick to appropriate credit for the historic judgment , the real heroes ...
  • China bans new business with N Korea

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    While the latest round of USA sanctions on North Korea's oil trade is likely to stop major companies from trading due to reputational risks, it is unlikely to stop China's crude oil supplies to Pyongyang, S&P Global Platts reported in an analysis on Thursday, citing market sources and observers.
  • Trump's growing weakness is a powerful threat

    Trump's growing weakness is a powerful threat

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    The government shuts down because Congress approves a spending bill without wall funding and Trump makes good on his threat. Kelly, a retired general, took over for former Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus (ryns PREE'-bus), who was ousted in a shakeup at the Executive Mansion earlier this summer.
  • RNC resolution condemns white supremacists

    RNC resolution condemns white supremacists

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    Except, the party's leader did hesitate, and it's been in the news cycle ever since the August 12 rally that led to a white supremacist allegedly plowing his auto into a group of counter-protestors, killing Heather Heyer . "The president was saying that people brought violence from both sides", McDaniel said. Trump was criticized by both Republicans and Democrats because he didn't immediately denounce the white nationalist groups that organized the rally in Charlottesville.