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On Tuesday, hours after the launch of the Hwasong-12 - an intermediate-range ballistic missile - the White House did put out an initial statement that was more measured than Trump's latest comments, though it did state that " all options are on the table ".
  • Cornwall pays tribute to Princess Diana

    Cornwall pays tribute to Princess Diana

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    Confirming Prince George's little sister was learning to dance, the Duchess of Cambridge said: "She absolutely loves it". The former Scotland Yard officer, who has written a book, Guarding Diana , about his overseas travels with the Princess, said her modernisation was reflected not only in the way she conducted royal engagements but how she brought up William and Harry .
  • SIU to investigate WSU student after R14m bungle

    SIU to investigate WSU student after R14m bungle

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    The university said the student will be expected to repay the money she spent over and above her usual allowance. The Walter Sisulu University in the Eastern Cape confirmed on Tuesday that the student had received the money from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme through her debit card.
  • Mumbai rains: Man drowns in open manhole

    Mumbai rains: Man drowns in open manhole

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    Assistant Commissioner of Police Worli, S. Deshmukh said the body has been sent for autopsy and will be handed over to the family later for last rites. During the primary investigation, police found that the 58-year-old doctor was walking in waist-deep water near the Elphinstone Road station after his vehicle could not wade through the flooded streets.
  • Harvey brings flooding, tornado risk to Alabama

    Harvey brings flooding, tornado risk to Alabama

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    Thursday afternoon and evening we should realize weak instability with strong low level shear and low LCL heights. Soaking rain will return to Virginia on Friday night and early Saturday , then outdoor plans will be in good shape on Sunday and Labor Day .
  • Harris Pledges To Save DACA Program Amid Trump Threats

    Harris Pledges To Save DACA Program Amid Trump Threats

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    In discussing the politics of discontinuing DACA, "the problem for Republicans is that as much as they dislike the program because of the way Obama started it - they said it was unconstitutional, that he had no right to create it, that it was amnesty, et cetera - once it comes down to actually taking away protections from people, that's something that is a lot harder".
  • Six family members die in van trapped in flood caused by Harvey

    Six family members die in van trapped in flood caused by Harvey

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    The van sank in the flood, leaving driver Sammy Saldivar the lone survivor. The four children were identified by Hiser-Jackson as Devy Saldivar , 16; Dominic Saldivar , 14; Daisy Saldivar , 6; and Xavier Saldivar , 8. He says the family encouraged him to get the family out after the water began to rise around his home. Ric Saldivar, Samuel's brother, said it all happened extremely quickly.
  • Mueller reportedly teams up with Schneiderman in Manafort probe

    Mueller reportedly teams up with Schneiderman in Manafort probe

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    FBI special counsel Robert Mueller , assigned to oversee the federal probe into potential collusion between members of Donald Trump's campaign team and Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign, has teamed up with NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman on the investigation into Paul Manafort and his financial transactions, Politico reported Wednesday .
  • 40 people trapped after building collapses in densely populated area

    40 people trapped after building collapses in densely populated area

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    A police official told Reuters nine families were living in the old building, in the Dongri neighborhood, an area of narrow streets with closely packed buildings, some almost a century old. The building, under Crystal Business Park, was undergoing demolition since January. Nearby buildings have been evacuated as a precautionary measure.Rescue and relief operations have been launched.
  • 1 dead, many feared trapped after three-storey building collapses in Dongri

    1 dead, many feared trapped after three-storey building collapses in Dongri

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    At least 10 fire tenders, two rescue vans, and several ambulances were stationed at the spot. Later reports suggested more rescuers had joined the search operation. The fire brigade is taking precautions as the building is in a precarious state.July 25: A four-storey building in Ghatkopar came crashing down last month, killing 17 people and injuring 13 others.
  • 21 dead after Rohingya boats capsized in Naf

    21 dead after Rohingya boats capsized in Naf

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    New Rohingya refugees wait to enter the Kutupalang makeshift refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, August 30, 2017. Eighty kilometers stretch of Naf river is included in the 271. "The police arrested 71 Rohingya from inside Bangladesh and later on handed them to us", said Manzurul Hassan Khan. Numbering some 1,500 people, they converged as early as 8am in front of the Myanmar Embassy located along Jalan Ampang Hilir at Taman U Thant, to hand over a memorandum protesting against the ...
  • Trump appears unable to tell female blonde reporters apart at press conference

    Trump appears unable to tell female blonde reporters apart at press conference

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    Trump says, "One way or the other Mexico will pay for the wall". That doesn't leave much political leeway or cash for president Donald Trump's promised wall on the border with Mexico. "The purchase is just starting, and that is very clear here", Niinistö said on Tuesday, Reuters reported. Trump instead touted USA military jets and equipment that Finland has already purchased.
  • CBCO Asking For Blood Donations For People Hurt Texas Flooding

    CBCO Asking For Blood Donations For People Hurt Texas Flooding

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    Bloodsource, which collects blood donations throughout northern and central California, said in a press release Monday that blood donors are needed around the country "as soon as possible". Oklahoma Blood Institute is working with a Dallas-based blood center to help transport the blood to hospitals and patients who need it. A major problem blood centers in Southeast Texas are facing is transporting blood to hospitals.
  • Help Second Harvest Food Bank get needed supplies to Harvey victims

    Help Second Harvest Food Bank get needed supplies to Harvey victims

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    Donations to support the relief efforts can be dropped at Food Bank of the Albemarle at 109 Tidewater Way in Elizabeth City. They're accepting non-perishable food items, especially "pop-top" canned goods that do not require can-openers, water, MREs that are still in-date, cleaning supplies such as bleach, gloves, and garbage bags, and other disaster-specific items.
  • 56% Americans say Trump 'tearing the country apart'

    56% Americans say Trump 'tearing the country apart'

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    The relationship between President Trump and Republicans in Congress is rapidly deteriorating. It's no secret that President Donald Trump has some loud critics. "Honestly I can not think of a single thing I like about this President, try as I might", said one 65-year-old man. With Trump having already threatened a government shutdown if he doesn't get funding for the wall in the upcoming budget, how are Republicans on Capitol Hill going to deal with him when he starts making demands ...
  • 70000 to be evacuated after massive WWII bomb found in Germany's Frankfurt

    70000 to be evacuated after massive WWII bomb found in Germany's Frankfurt

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    A construction site in Frankfurt is now the site of a large-scale, high-stakes effort to defuse a World War II-era British bomb discovered Tuesday in one of Germany's largest cities. The bomb would be defused following evacuation on Sunday, the press release said, noting that there was no danger at present and the bomb site had been cordoned off by police.
  • Theresa May Visits Tokyo Amid North Korea Tension And Brexit Fears

    Theresa May Visits Tokyo Amid North Korea Tension And Brexit Fears

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    But the trip was overshadowed by a row over whether a new US-UK trade deal would oblige Britain to allow the import of food products such as chlorine-washed chicken, something Fox said the media seemed "obsessed" by. Japanese officials have signalled that there will be little progress on trade talks but rather more questions over Mrs May's stance on Brexit. British Prime Minister Theresa May urged China Wednesday to do more to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile ...
  • No, Melania Trump did not wear heels into a flood zone

    No, Melania Trump did not wear heels into a flood zone

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    Trump's job, as in her husband's, details matter. And even if she did keep her heels on, the internet's scrutiny of the first lady is an example of how women are critiqued more for their appearance than for their actions. Said Christina Cauterucci of Slate.com: "By the time Melania disembarked in Corpus Christi, she had changed into white sneakers, a crisp white button-down with a popped collar, and a baseball hat that read "FLOTUS".