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Each ex-president receives a basic pension of $205,700 annually, but could also with the approval of Congress address additional expenses, such as staff salaries, office allowances, travel and Secret Service protection. Bush 41's office in Houston costs $286,000 and Bush 43's in Dallas is $497,000. Carter's Atlanta office costs just $115,000. In comparison, Clinton's is $231,000 and George W.
  • Syria's president travels to newly captured town for prayers

    Syria's president travels to newly captured town for prayers

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    After being stuck for hours at an exchange point, the buses moved farther north to a government-controlled area while negotiations continued in search of a new way to reach the militants' territory. While in the north the US which opposes Assad, attacks IS in its stronghold in Raqqa. Hezbollah-affiliated media have reported that the Syrian town of Al-Bukamal, close to the border with Iraq, is the final destination for the convoy.
  • Possible shooting in Langley

    Possible shooting in Langley

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    Homicide investigators said Singh was the target of a previous shooting. There are reports of this being a double homicide, but the Mounties have not yet confirmed any details to NEWS 1130. "Despite all attempts to revive the individuals, they succumed to their injuries", Van Herk said. Suspect vehicle involved in a double homicide on September 1 behind police tape at 232 Street and 64 Avenue.
  • White House: Trump didn't mention Cohn in tax speech because he's staff

    White House: Trump didn't mention Cohn in tax speech because he's staff

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    In addition to the interpersonal questions, Cohn was asked about the pace of tax reform after the president's kickoff speech in Missouri on Wednesday. "Gary is here. The President is here". But Trump's frustrations with his top economic adviser don't just date back to Charlottesville. Mr Cohn, who is Jewish, told the Financial Times in an interview published five days ago that he almost resigned earlier this month over Mr Trump's comments on the violence in Charlottesville and the ...
  • The price of a litre of gasoline jumped again in Montreal

    The price of a litre of gasoline jumped again in Montreal

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    For example, Thursday's price at the pumps in the Greater Toronto Area was about 119.0 cents a litre - but was expected to hit 124 cents a litre on Friday and then soar to a projected 132 cents a litre on Saturday. Gulf Coast is having a very big impact, with so many refineries shutting down". McTeague said how much the price actually jumped up works out to be closer to nine cents, but the message is the same.
  • With Indian rocket launch failure, 2017 seeing a higher accident rate

    With Indian rocket launch failure, 2017 seeing a higher accident rate

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    Between 2013 and 2016, ISRO put up seven IRNSS satellites to form the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System, since called NavIC or Navigation with Indian Constellation. Led by Colonel HS Shankar, a team of 70 scientists supervised the operations. The heat shield is meant to protect the satellite from the heat generated by the friction against atmosphere during take-off.
  • Trump tweets support of Kelly amid reports of frustration with officials

    Trump tweets support of Kelly amid reports of frustration with officials

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    The chief of staff has changed the flow of information into the Oval Office; he's ended the practice of various people just stopping by the president's desk to chat; and phone calls to Trump are now more tightly controlled. In doing so, he's attempted to make himself an intermediary between the president and some of his friends and advisers. The same article added that Trump was heard "raising his voice with his chief of staff" at the recent rally in Phoenix, with the president faulting ...
  • Saab to tie up with Adani Group to build fighter jets

    Saab to tie up with Adani Group to build fighter jets

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    The announcement of the agreement was made at the Paris Airshow on June 19, where both the companies said that moving the production base to India would still retain jobs in the United States. We believe we have a strong partnership that can meet the requirements of the government. The Saab-Adani collaboration would also include projects, programs and technologies of national importance to India, Adani said.
  • BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa's son's SUV runs over man in Karnataka

    BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa's son's SUV runs over man in Karnataka

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    The deceased has been identified as Suresh (24), a resident of Madapura village. BY Raghavendra is a member of the 14th Assembly Karnataka Legislative Assembly and represents Shikaripura Assembly constituency. The driver, Ravichandra, has been booked under Section 279 (rash driving) and 304A (death due to negligence) and was arrested. The vehicle could not come under control while the victim neared it, knocking him down.
  • Lewis Hamilton fully expects to renew his F1 deal with Mercedes

    Lewis Hamilton fully expects to renew his F1 deal with Mercedes

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    Interestingly, but for obvious reasons, the second half of the press conference was 12 minutes shorter than the half hour we had with the first three drivers , but the teams battling for fifth in the constructors' is an interesting topic since it's really close in the midfield at this stage in the season.
  • Louisiana officials report little Harvey damage

    Louisiana officials report little Harvey damage

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    Wednesday night, almost 900 Texans were staying in Louisiana shelters, and on Thursday, Edwards announced the state is opening its doors to 3,000 more evacuees. This move from the president gives the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) the authorization to "coordinate all disaster relief efforts". Otherwise, Hurricane Harvey, now a tropical depression, is expected to completely exit Louisiana within hours after causing limited damage compared with the devastation in the neighboring ...
  • Sanders: It's 'pretty dumb' not to ask about climate change after Harvey

    Sanders: It's 'pretty dumb' not to ask about climate change after Harvey

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    Cuomo asserted that claims of the Sandy bill being filled with pork have been proven false. Conway noted that she had hopes that Congress wouldn't "play politics" when it came to disbursing funds for disaster victims, and in response, Cuomo said that Republicans drug their heels when it came to recovery funding for 2012's Hurricane Sandy.
  • Trump to donate $1 million for #HurricaneHarvey victims - White House

    Trump to donate $1 million for #HurricaneHarvey victims - White House

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    Ms. Sanders said the president has not decided when or where he will send the donation . As the Trump Administration readied an initial request for disaster relief from the Congress to deal with the damage from Hurricane Harvey, the White House announced on Thursday afternoon that President Trump will pledge $ 1 million in his own personal funds to private relief efforts, as the damage numbers from the Texas Gulf Coast continued to escalate.
  • White House on Harvey Relief Bill Talk: Pump the Brakes

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    As you know, I spent the day with the president, but today was not the first say that I've talked to him about this storm, our talks began before the Hurricane even hit Texas. "We'll add to it", Bossert said. Donald Trump has been criticised for not meeting with victims of Hurricane Harvey and marvelling at crowd sizes during his brief trip to Texas .
  • Johnson voices support for May as she vows to press on

    Johnson voices support for May as she vows to press on

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    SCOTTISH Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has given her backing to the Prime Minister's plans to stay in post after Theresa May said she planned to lead the party in a 2022 general election. Her future is all about Brexit". Mr Shapps told Radio Four's Today programme: "Theresa May has put a lot of emphasis on corporate boardroom responsibility and how the buck stops at the top, and I think it's too early to say, but CEOs are always judged on delivery and performance".
  • Theresa May's tough talk on Korea exposes weakness, says Chinese media

    Theresa May's tough talk on Korea exposes weakness, says Chinese media

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    In a joint declaration by visiting British Prime Minster Theresa May and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the two countries confirmed that they will work quickly to form a "new economic partnership" as Britain exits the EU. A joint mediation effort put forward by China and Russian Federation would involve a mutual pause in both missile tests by North Korea as well as the joint South Korean-US military exercises by Seoul.