• Melania Flaunts High Heels To Visit Tropical Storm Harvey

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    Melania Trump's office was quick to smack down growing criticism of the USA first lady's shoe choice as she began her visit to hurricane-ravaged Texas Tuesday morning. But disapproval over the first lady's shoes was more widespread than one article . She stepped off Air Force One wearing black pants and a white button up shirt, trading the stilettos for white tennis shoes.
  • Ease of doing business report causes flutter

    Ease of doing business report causes flutter

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    India's stand is that the World Bank had not considered many of its reforms while placing the country at the 130th position in its latest ranking. The survey covers over 3,000 enterprises across India and makes an effort to assess ease of doing business from their perspective as opposed to the perspective of policy makers.
  • Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) Receives "Hold" Rating from Piper Jaffray Companies

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    It has outperformed by 50.45% the S&P500. Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) now trades with a market capitalization of $18.72 Billion. The Blair William & Company holds 60,916 shares with $673,000 value, up from 20,626 last quarter. Magnetar Financial Ltd Llc stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT). Ahl Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.01% in Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT).
  • Bilateral talks suspended, protests over Trump's terror accusation

    Bilateral talks suspended, protests over Trump's terror accusation

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    Asif on Monday said suspension of official visits and talks are a mark of protest against Trump's criticism towards it. When President Trump announced the new US strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia, it was made clear that our mission to eradicate terrorism in Afghanistan will continue until the job is done.
  • Pakistan Suspends Talks with U.S. after Trump's Allegations

    Pakistan Suspends Talks with U.S. after Trump's Allegations

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    With Trump administration continuously accusing Pakistan of not doing enough to fight terror groups on its soil, Islamabad has reportedly suspended bilateral talks with Washington. A series of demonstrations on Monday also condemned Trump's allegations. This will not only be vital in cementing existing mutual economic linkages, but will also go a long way in projecting Pakistan as a mature and responsible country, promoting a soft image.
  • Mumbai residents told to abandon cars as heavy rain batters city

    Mumbai residents told to abandon cars as heavy rain batters city

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    Following instructions from state education minister Vinod Tawde calling for all school and college students to stay indoors, the University of Mumbai announced a holiday on August 30. "We switched off some of our sub-stations in areas where water has reached risky levels and it is unsafe to supply electricity", a company spokesperson said, adding this was necessitated primarily due to the twin impact of high tide and unprecedented heavy rains.
  • Mark Helfrich's TV broadcasting career begins this week

    Mark Helfrich's TV broadcasting career begins this week

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    Helfrich will be in the booth for Fox Sports each week, while Miles and Kanell will work "select games". Helfrich got a five-year contract extension before the 2015 season, but OR went 9-4, including a stunning 47-41 triple-overtime loss to TCU in the Alamo Bowl, a game OR led 31-0 at halftime.
  • Trump says Mexico will pay for the wall ''one way or another''

    Trump says Mexico will pay for the wall ''one way or another''

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    In a January 27 phone call with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Trump beseeched him to stop publicly saying that Mexico wouldn't pay for the wall, according to a recently-released transcript of the call. He predicted a border wall will "stop much of the drugs" flowing into the US from Mexico. The Senate , however, hasn't acted and likely won't before the end of September when the 2017 budget expires.
  • Why Trump's wall is not going to happen

    Why Trump's wall is not going to happen

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    At his Tuesday rally in Phoenix, Ariz., President Trump proclaimed that he would welcome a government shutdown by vetoing the upcoming appropriations bills if Congress does not fund the border wall. Voters know this.Large majorities of the public don't believe building a wall is the solution to the country's immigration problems - and most never believed President Donald Trump's much-promised wall would get built in the first place.
  • Trump issues emergency declaration for Louisiana

    Trump issues emergency declaration for Louisiana

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    President Donald Trump is planning to travel to Louisiana this weekend to see the effects of... USA emergency management officials say they were expediting federal resources to Texas to help with rescue efforts. "The president certainly signed our request in a timely fashion", he told reporters Monday. Governor John Bel Edwards gave updates on the storm at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in Baton Rouge Monday.
  • Louisiana braces for Harvey's rain

    Louisiana braces for Harvey's rain

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    We are looking at between 12-16 inches of additional rainfall by Wednesday . Amounts for the northern half of the state should be in the 2- to 4-inch range. Sewerage & Water Board reports 107 of 120 pumps "are available to be operational in the event of heavy rainfall", according to the city. The dry air is expected to give Houston a desperately-needed break from what has been record-breaking rain there, while the heavy rains are expected to move over southwest Louisiana, Bernard said.
  • Europe must give Libya €6bn to solve migrant crisis

    Europe must give Libya €6bn to solve migrant crisis

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    On Monday, the leaders of France , Germany, Italy and Spain agreed to help Chad and Niger with border control to stem the flow of migrants through Libya and across the Mediterranean. "I welcome the efforts of France , Italy and Germany and their readiness to provide support for securing the southern borders in the country, which is the main source for the influx of illegal immigrants".
  • More Turkish security officials indicted for May embassy brawl

    More Turkish security officials indicted for May embassy brawl

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    Turkey alleges the protesters "began aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who had peacefully assembled to greet the President". Of the other 17, two are Canadians, and the rest are Turkish nationals. "The members and associates of the conspiracy used threats and physical violence - intensely kicking at protesters - to dispel the anti-Erdogan protesters, attack the anti-Erdogan protests and blatantly ignore American law enforcement commands to cease the violence", the 20-page ...
  • Venezuela to prosecute those supporting United States sanctions

    Venezuela to prosecute those supporting United States sanctions

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    Venezuela's all-powerful constitutional assembly has passed a decree ordering authorities to investigate and try those believed responsible for supporting new United States economic sanctions. On August 18th , the pro-Maduro assembly said it was taking over the powers of the Venezuelan Congress. But French President Emmanuel Macron accused Maduro of creating a "dictatorship" in one of the harshest condemnations yet of the South American regime by a European leader.
  • Police search for motive in deadly library shooting in New Mexico

    Police search for motive in deadly library shooting in New Mexico

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    A bat-wielding man was fatally shot Tuesday by officers in a confrontation outside a federal courthouse in IN, a day after he was escorted from the same building, police said. "I heard a sound like a phone or something being put on the reference counter at the end of the desk, about four feet from my head". Then Baird says police entered the library and began shouting for the man with the gun to "lay on the ground" repeatedly.
  • Texas Flood Disaster By The Numbers

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    Those tools, Ferraro says, include an end to building and rebuilding in areas prone to flooding, investments in infrastructure that facilitates (rather than inhibits) stormwater runoff, better communication about flood insurance, and more efficient government-led evacuation efforts.