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The forecast of the "potentially catastrophic" storm past 72 hours continues to be uncertain. France voiced concern on Wednesday about thousands of people who are refusing to seek shelter from hurricane Irma on the French Caribbean islands of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthelemy.
  • Melania Trump defies critics on return to Texas

    Melania Trump defies critics on return to Texas

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    The worst natural disaster in United States history, Harvey has left more than a million people displaced and has caused more than £1 billion of damage. "Michelle's Pricey Sneakers Raise Eyebrows", declared CBS News in an article about her $540 Lanvin sneakers. However, fashion hounds and even those not interested in fashion will be checking for photos of Melania's shoes on Saturday for the larger message she will send.
  • President Kay Norton responds to DACA announcement

    President Kay Norton responds to DACA announcement

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    Media reports have indicated for days he plans to end DACA, but will offer a six month extension period for Congress to come up with a solution. People whose DACA expired Tuesday or will expire Wednesday through March 5, 2018, can renew their DACA, but they must apply by October 5.
  • Russian Federation to sue United States over diplomatic property seizure - Lavrov

    Russian Federation to sue United States over diplomatic property seizure - Lavrov

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    Putin said during the BRICS summit in China on Tuesday that, "The American decision to deprive Russian Federation of the use of its property is an obvious violation of Russia's property rights". Russian Federation said the properties had been subsequently searched "in violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations" and that Washington had denied its diplomats access to them despite their status as " inviolable " diplomatic compounds.
  • Statewide Poll Shows Trump's Favorability Dropping Among GOP

    Statewide Poll Shows Trump's Favorability Dropping Among GOP

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    The poll found a plurality of voters, 49 percent to 45 percent, believe groups such as self-described white nationalists and neo-Nazis should not be able to have permits to stage rallies. At the same time, 77 percent view the president's job performance negatively, according to Siena College's results. The specific issues on which the president got the lowest job performance ratings were on improving health care, working with Congress and improving race relations in the U.S.
  • Court Gives Texas Green Light On Voter ID Law

    Court Gives Texas Green Light On Voter ID Law

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    With this ruling, the court officially stayed a lower judge's ruling barring Texas from implementing a revised version of its voter identification law. "The State has made a strong showing that this reasonable-impediment procedure remedies plaintiffs' alleged harm and thus forecloses plaintiffs' injunctive relief".
  • JJ Watt Breaks $18 Million in Fundraising Campaign for Texas

    JJ Watt Breaks $18 Million in Fundraising Campaign for Texas

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    There are still roads that are under water, making it hard to get around the city. Many areas of Texas were still battling floodwaters from swollen rivers that were expected to last for a week or more. Officials said at least 75 schools in Houston suffered severe or extensive water damage, or more than 25 percent of all those in the district. Watt tweeted photos of a warehouse filled with supplies and food on Sunday morning that was all donated in addition to the money people have ...
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: 'Compare it to Katrina'

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: 'Compare it to Katrina'

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    Meanwhile, the White House has asked Congress for US$7.85 billion for Harvey-related "response and initial recovery efforts", calling it a "down payment" on the long- term cost of recovery. The man found floating in Cypress Creek floodwaters brings the confirmed toll to 44 from Harvey, eight days after the storm made landfall as a hurricane.
  • 'Terrified' police remove 'It' balloons from sewer grates

    'Terrified' police remove 'It' balloons from sewer grates

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    As horror fans know, that's a nod to Stephen King monster Pennywise, an evil being personified as a clown who lures children into the sewer in the bestseller "It". The post included two photos of the balloon. In a recent bulletin by the Pennsylvania State Police , authorities warned that similar clown sightings could happen because of the September 8 release of the "It" movie.
  • Here Are 4 Options Congress Could Take On DACA

    Here Are 4 Options Congress Could Take On DACA

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    The most recent version of the DREAM Act , introduced in July, would offer legal permanent residence - and eventually a pathway to citizenship - to young immigrants if they arrived in the USA as children, obtained a high school degree or GED, and are enrolled in higher education, employed, or serve in the military.
  • Trump calls UK, Australia for united front on North Korea

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    The US is preparing even harsher sanctions to take to the United Nations Security Council next week as it puts pressure on China to cut off oil supplies to North Korea - a step Beijing has been reluctant to take because of fears removing this economic lifeline would trigger the collapse of the regime and send a wave of North Korean refugees across its border.
  • May's faces Conservative party mutiny over Brexit milestone Repeal Bill

    May's faces Conservative party mutiny over Brexit milestone Repeal Bill

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    Chris Grayling , the Transport Secretary, however, claimed that Labour was behaving in an "irresponsible" manner and risked creating a "legal vacuum" with its opposition to the repeal bill, which will copy and paste existing European Union laws onto the United Kingdom statue book in March 2019 when Britain leaves the bloc.
  • PM Modi shares Myanmar's concerns about extremist violence in Rakhine

    PM Modi shares Myanmar's concerns about extremist violence in Rakhine

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    Bangladeshi police say a trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar has capsized in the Bay of Bengal, and at least five people have drowned. The independent Burma Human Rights Network said that persecution was backed by the government, elements among the country's Buddhist monks, and ultra-nationalist civilian groups.
  • David Davis to update MPs on progress of Brexit talks

    David Davis to update MPs on progress of Brexit talks

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    At least half a dozen Tory MPs are said to be considering joining Labour, the SNP and Liberal Democrats in opposing the government's timetable of the EU Withdrawal Bill . Clearly stung by mounting criticisms of his negotiating strategy, the Brexit Secretary used an interview on the Andrew Marr Show to fire back at his opponents at home and overseas.
  • Aviva PLC Decreases Holdings in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG)

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    In recent action, Cheniere Energy, Inc. About 1.87M shares traded. Cheniere Energy, Inc. has a beta of 1.43, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. Strategic Glob Advisors Limited Liability Corporation, a California-based fund reported 18,795 shares. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca invested in 900 shares or 0% of the stock.
  • PHOTONEWS: President of Niger, Issoufu arrives Daura, meets with Buhari

    PHOTONEWS: President of Niger, Issoufu arrives Daura, meets with Buhari

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    The meeting took place at President Buhari's residence in Daura, Katsina State. Bashir, President Issoufu has arrived Katsina airport and is on his way to meeting Buhari at his country home in Daura. Daura, a former Assistant Inspector General of Police, said the president's life of patience, endurance and contentment were exemplary, praying that God would give him more strength and wisdom to lead the country.
  • House Sets Vote on Harvey Aid Without Debt Limit Raise

    House Sets Vote on Harvey Aid Without Debt Limit Raise

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    House conservatives have argued that the two measures should move separately, and members of the House Freedom Caucus also say an increase in the debt limit should be paired with measures to restrain spending. Still, he predicted that a linked bill "will probably pass". Congress is also expected to authorize another $6.7 billion in expedited aid relief that will be part of a stopgap spending bill to keep the government open until the end of the year.
  • Led Coalition Takes Raqqa's Great Mosque Away From ISIS

    Led Coalition Takes Raqqa's Great Mosque Away From ISIS

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    Syrian opposition activists and state media say government forces are close to breaking a almost three-year siege imposed by the Islamic State group on parts of the eastern city of Deir el-Zour. Hundreds of ISIS fighters and their families have been stranded for roughly eight days in the Syrian desert east of the government-held town of Sukhnah.
  • Two ex-Brazilian presidents charged in fraud scheme

    Two ex-Brazilian presidents charged in fraud scheme

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    On Aug. 31, 2016, Brazil's Senate voted for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment on account of concealing the country's budget deficit and reallocating funds without consulting the parliament. Rousseff also released a statement, accusing Odebrecht of blatantly lying in his testimony and denying any participation in corruption schemes and bribe-taking.
  • Machado Homers And Orioles Walk Off With Win Over Yankees

    Machado Homers And Orioles Walk Off With Win Over Yankees

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    Baltimore (70-68) sits 1 1/2 games behind the Twins. NY dropped 3 1/2 games behind Boston in the AL East but remains the top AL wild card. "The other teams are chasing us and we're chasing the Red Sox". The Yankees' CC Sabathia (11-5, 3.71 ERA) is having another strong season, and he will look to maintain that success Tuesday. O's starter Dylan Bundy was charged with five runs on five hits and four bases on balls through four innings to absorb the loss while Miguel Castro gave up a ...
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber's (CTB)

    Cooper Tire & Rubber's (CTB) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at FBR & Co

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    Therefore 43% are positive. Laurentian Bank Of Canada had 42 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Buy" rating by Berenberg on Tuesday, November 22. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. TransCanada Corporation had 20 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.