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  • Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT formed to probe case

    Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT formed to probe case

    Briefing reporters after chairing a meeting of senior police officials with Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy to take stock of the investigation, Siddaramaiah said he had told the police that the case should be taken "very seriously". The club condemned the killing of journalist and demanded that the culprits should be booked at the earliest. "In a democratic country, certain principles are needed to be followed and if some elements are not following those principles, it the responsibility of the ...

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  • Top EU court throws out Slovakia and Hungary's action against migrant relocation

    Top EU court throws out Slovakia and Hungary's action against migrant relocation

    In their case before the ECJ, Hungary and Slovakia argued that there had been procedural flaws and that the decision was neither a suitable response to the migrant crisis nor necessary to deal with it. "This absolutely does not change the position of the Polish government with respect to migration policy", she said. In related news, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff, Janos Lazar, said on 31 August that Budapest is asking Brussels for $400 million for expenses related ...

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  • Broos admits Cameroon's World Cup hopes are over after Nigeria defeat

    Broos admits Cameroon's World Cup hopes are over after Nigeria defeat

    Nse Udo Essien has urged the Super Eagles of Nigeria , to maintain their good performance, saying that the game which they played against Cameroon was highly impressive. Before their first leg with Cameroon , Solomon Dalung, sports minister, had announced a cash reward of five million naira for each goal scored by the players.

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  • Harry Sterling: Saner heads should prevail on North Korea

    Harry Sterling: Saner heads should prevail on North Korea

    The language from North Korea on Wednesday is as familiar as it is chilling, a declaration to the world to expect more missile tests. "This regime has signaled its contempt for its neighbors, for all members of the United Nations , and for minimum standards of acceptable global behavior", said President Donald Trump said in a statement on August 29.

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  • Iowa National Guard Chinooks and crews headed to Houston

    Iowa National Guard Chinooks and crews headed to Houston

    In 2005, the Arkansas Guard sent about 3,000 troops to the Gulf Coast to assist Hurricane Katrina recovery, said Spc. The Iowa Army National Guard is sending two helicopters and 11 soldiers - including soldiers based in Davenport - to the Houston area to help out in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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  • Residents ordered to leave as wildfire rages in northwest Los Angeles

    Residents ordered to leave as wildfire rages in northwest Los Angeles

    Mandatory and voluntary evacuations were taking place but there were no reports of injuries. The winds spread the blaze in the several directions. A wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles rapidly grew on Saturday into what the mayor called the largest blaze in the city's history, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people and the closure of a major highway.

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  • 'The Hurricane Harvey effect:' storm behind gas price hikes

    'The Hurricane Harvey effect:' storm behind gas price hikes

    Dan McTeague, senior petroleum analyst with the price-comparing website GasBuddy.com, says it's a matter of when, not if. McTeague said Harvey-induced fears of potential gas shortages in the eastern US are mainly what's driving up prices this weekend in many eastern Canadian cities.

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  • 17 bodies recovered as another Rohingya boat capsizes

    17 bodies recovered as another Rohingya boat capsizes

    The plea filed by two Rohingya immigrants that they were facing persecution in Myanmar and that the decision to send them back was in violation of various worldwide conventions. Rohingya activists like Ro Nay San Lwin fear the actions of ARSA have given the military an excuse to "indiscriminately kill", as it has done previously.

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  • Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run by 10 Weeks

    Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run by 10 Weeks

    At around 10:10 a.m., StubHub listed a pair of "Springsteen on Broadway" tickets at the 975-capacity Walter Kerr Theatre for $6,700. However, Ticketmaster cautions desperate fans not to cave in and fork over big bucks to scalpers, as they may not even have the tickets they claim to be selling.

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  • Robust Canadian growth boosts chances of rate hike as some eye Sept

    Robust Canadian growth boosts chances of rate hike as some eye Sept

    This shattered market expectations for a 3.7% increase, according to economists at Royal Bank of Canada , and follows a 3.7% advance in the January-to-March period. The two strong quarters give Canada its best economic start to a calendar year since 2002. Adding to support for the loonie, USA crude oil prices rebounded after being pressured this week by Tropical Storm Harvey, which knocked out about a quarter of US refinery capacity.

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  • Britain remembers Princess Diana 20 years after her death

    Britain remembers Princess Diana 20 years after her death

    During the visit, Kate, William and Harry were given a tour by the head gardener, along with a gardener who knew the Princess from her frequent visits there. A public that had lapped up every twist and turn in the life of their fairytale princess was crying for their lost icon, killed in the chase for the next day's pictures.

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  • Pets Alive rescues dogs in the path of Hurricane Harvey

    Pets Alive rescues dogs in the path of Hurricane Harvey

    The local humane society also helped take in animals from the Gulf Coast region in 2005 during Hurricane Katrina . People can submit an online foster application here if they are willing to help by sheltering one or more hurricane animals for placement through Louie's Legacy.

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  • Germany's Merkel admonishes other European nations for not accepting more refugees

    Germany's Merkel admonishes other European nations for not accepting more refugees

    Merkel bristled at the suggestion that her dominant lead in the polls over Social Democrat Martin Schulz renders the election campaign in Europe's largest economy "boring". Although the plan has successfully reduced irregular migration flows and came as a significant relief for Merkel in domestic politics, the European Union failed to timely deliver the promised funds.

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  • Turkey says US indictment against security personnel 'biased'

    Turkey says US indictment against security personnel 'biased'

    The indictment describes the attackers as "pro-Erdogan civilian supporters, Turkish security personnel, and staff members from the Turkish diplomatic delegation" who " significantly outnumbered " protesters. The Turkish Embassy claimed the protesters, who were located across the street from the Embassy, were members of a terror group. Several face additional charges of assault with a deadly weapon.

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  • US Missile Defense Test Hits and a Miss

    US Missile Defense Test Hits and a Miss

    A sailor on the USS John Paul Jones triggered a self-destruct sequence by mistake. The latest in a series of missile tests came as South Korea and the USA conducted war games in the region. That was the 15th intercept in 15 tests for the THAAD system, according to the MDA. The destroyer fired a Standard Missile-6 or SM-6 interceptor.

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  • Bangladesh Register Historic Test Win Over Australia

    Bangladesh Register Historic Test Win Over Australia

    Smith said the 45-run first-innings deficit and the 155-run partnership between Shakib and Tamim Iqbal on day one after Bangladesh had been 3-10 inside the first half-hour of the match were the two major factors in the loss. "Not many have been watching us but we were quietly doing our job". Mushfiqur, meanwhile, pointed to Australia's tactic of slowing down proceedings and even resorting to sledging of their tailenders as a sign of being on the back foot.

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  • Israel will not evacuate more settlements, Netanyahu pledges

    Israel will not evacuate more settlements, Netanyahu pledges

    He accused Iran of building sites to produce "precision-guided missiles" in both Syria and Lebanon. To avoid genuine "bias" in their pursuit of peace, future US policymakers will have to accept this fact - and resolve to make indefinite occupation less comfortable for Israel than it now is.

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  • Trump Sued by Lambda Legal and ACLU Over Transgender Military Ban

    Trump Sued by Lambda Legal and ACLU Over Transgender Military Ban

    Another was filed in Seattle by Lambda Legal , on behalf of a 12-year Army veteran and two young transgender men who hope to enlist, along with Human Rights Campaign and the Gender Justice League. "Allowing men and women who are transgender to serve openly and providing them with necessary health care does nothing to harm military readiness or unit cohesion", Block added.

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