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Christian girl of 5 'put with strict Muslim foster carers'

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In local authority reports seen by the newspaper, a social services worker describes the sobbing child begging to not be returned to the foster home, saying " they don't speak English ". Instead, she's trapped in a world where everything feels foreign and unfamiliar. The child welfare reports obtained by the Times reported that the young girl's family is anxious for the child's well-being after hearing concerning allegations from the child. Read More »

Hurricane Harvey-displaced dogs and cats find a home in Atlanta

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Do not put yourself in danger. If you see a person or animal in distress, call 911. It is also essential not to detract time or resources from emergency responders. Currently, The Humane Society of North Texas, Austin Pets Alive and The Animal Defense League of Texas could use some extra hands on deck. People interested in fostering an animal can fill out an online application . Read More »

'He Failed!' Donald Trump Targets Mitch McConnell in Series of Morning Tweets

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Trump claimed in a series of posts to Twitter on Thursday that he asked McConnell and Ryan to attach an increase in the debt ceiling to a recently passed veterans affairs bill. So, the Freedom Caucus has essentially declared their opposition to any debt-ceiling hike that can actually pass - and warned Ryan that if he tries to avoid a debt default with Democratic votes, they will try to end his Speakership . Read More »

Trump squeezes Congress to raise borrowing limit

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Trump could tear them apart - and hes already starting to do so. In his initial tweets , Trump claimed Ryan and McConnell turned down an unusual legislative proposal from the President: tying debt ceiling legislation into an uncontroversial Veterans Affairs bill that recently passed. Read More »

Trump says 'many countries' present a threat

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On a visit to Brussels in May, Trump's allegiance to NATO was thrown into doubt when he opted not to mention the USA commitment to the NATO treaty's Article 5, which says an attack on one member is an attack on all. "I think it's very good for world peace", he said. "I say it loud and clear: I've been saying it for years". Earlier this month, a man stabbed eight people, killing two of them in Finland's western city of Turku. Read More »

Would-be carjacker gets dragged, loses his trousers

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A carjacker was captured on video being dragged by a driver in Kent, Washington, with the criminal holding on for dear life. A man suspected of trying to steal a vehicle was instead served a healthy dose of karma when he was dragged along the street holding on to the door handles for dear life. Read More »

NC sends crews to Texas to help with Harvey

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But as the death toll remains unclear in Texas, the fire chief refused to compare this year's efforts to the task force's 2005 deployment to New Orleans. "People down there are in just as much need as any other disaster we've ever had". The team is expected to leave on Sunday. The forecast calls for rain to continue over the next few days, raising fears of continued flooding . Read More »

THOMAS TASCHINGER: Trump keeps Dems in Congress afloat

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Trump has repeatedly called the agreement a "disaster" that exported United States jobs to Mexico, while Mexico has dismissed his rhetoric as a negotiating tactic playing to his USA base. Cohn on debt ceiling , tax plan: Gary Cohn, the head of President Trump's National Economic Council, says Congress "has to increase the debt ceiling" and that the USA "cannot be put in a position where we default", in comments to the Financial Times published a day after Trump called the debt ceiling ... Read More »

Hurricane Harvey by numbers: 8 dead and 30000 need shelter

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Turner argued that an evacuation order has to be "very well-coordinated all the way from Houston to the destination point". Political commentator Kristin Tate said the Houston mayor "completely failed the city" for not advising residents to stay on the safe side and evacuate before Hurricane Harvey . Read More »

Harvey drives up gas prices in Kansas, nationwide

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Orlando gas prices jumped 11 cents in a week as refineries in Texas were closed for Hurricane Harvey, according to AAA's website . At least ten oil refineries and two petrochemical facilities stopped their operation due to safety and environmental concerns. Read More »

New York Air National Guard Deployed to Texas

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The New York Air National Guard is heading to Texas and Louisiana, bringing aircraft, vessels and manpower to respond to Hurricane Harvey . "While we never wish for anyone to be faced with disaster, we are always ready to assist, whether here in Nebraska or elsewhere in the United States", Nebraska's adjutant general, Maj. Read More »

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel extends Ferrari contract until 2020

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The Ferrari driver eventually crossed the line 2.358 seconds behind the victor. Since joining Ferrari , Vettel has won seven races — three in 2015 and four this year — and secured 28 podium finishes. Perez lost his right rear wheel after the collision while Ocon sustained some damage to his front wing. In Ferrari's time-honoured style, the statement contained no quotes or further information from the driver or the team . Read More »

Finland stabbing suspect 'lied about his name, age'

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The identity of the main suspect in the stabbing attack in the Finnish city of Turku has been confirmed through the global police cooperation, Finnish police announced, saying that the man was a Moroccan. Court documents also showed that the suspect - previously named by officials as 18-year-old Abderrahman Mechkah - is 22-years-old. Three others, believed to be Moroccans, were still being held on suspicion they helped plan the attack. Read More »

Israel Likes the F-35 So Much, It's Buying 17 More

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Israel's move to purchase Lockheed Martin's jets is part of the Jewish state's effort to replace its aging fleet of F-16 fighters, manufactured by General Dynamics, which is now also a part of Lockheed Martin . Deemed "a significant and strategic" addition to the Israeli Air Force, Jerusalem already has in its possession five F-35s that are now in a testing phase and will welcome two in the coming week and another two by November. Read More »

NJ representatives won't hold grudge against Texas, promise to support Harvey aid

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These are people who needed money and who needed funding after that storm. At this point, no Texas Republican has declared any sort of condition for their support of an emergency aid package. "There is time for political sniping later", he said. Republican Rep. Peter King from NY also tweeted over the weekend "that 1 bad turn doesn't deserve another" and promised to back sending relief funds. Read More »

Trump Met With Possible Flake Challengers While In Phoenix

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Flake questioned the wisdom of constructing a wall in a landscape that includes flat desert, rolling hills, canyons, mountains and waterways - all of which present unique challenges in securing the border. After multiple queries, the closest comment to a defense of Trump's forays against GOP pols came from a Republican close to the White House, who did not want to be named. Read More »

Pakistan Delays US Visit Amidst Anti-American Protests

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Pakistan has postponed a visit by a top U.S. diplomat who had been due to arrive here today, days after President Donald Trump publicly rebuked Islamabad for providing safe havens to agents of chaos that kill Americans. Pakistan interior minister Ahsan Iqbal responded to Nicholson's accusations by telling Dawn newspaper that the Taliban were using Afghanistan as their launch pad. Read More »

Trump's news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto at 4:30 pm

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The Trump administration continues to face questions about Russian Federation in connection with the investigations of last year's election interference. Trump was speaking at a news conference Monday with the president of Finland. Trump is now planning to travel to Texas on Tuesday to survey flood damage caused by Hurricane Harvey . Read More »

Trump Slams Obama Over "Pardon" for Chelsea Manning After Excusing Joe Arpaio

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By pardoning Arpaio, Trump effectively threw out a USA district court judge's conviction of the former Maricopa County sheriff for criminal contempt. Clearly anticipating a question about the pardon, Trump read from prepared notes as he countered the bipartisan criticism by rattling off the controversial commutations and pardons issued by former presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama . Read More »

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

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Saeb Erekat, Presidential Advisor for Economic Affairs Mohammed Mustafa, head of the General Intelligence Service Maj. "It is true we are pessimistic and disappointed by the American administration's stance, but we have no other diplomatic alternatives", the Palestinian official told Israel Hayom. Read More »

Biggest Cocaine Bust In OPP History

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The value of the seizure is estimated to be worth $60 million, with a street value of around $250 million. The OPP also note that street level cocaine is only about 40 per cent pure, and in this case the drug could have cut with deadly fentanyl before distribution. Read More »

Federal Indigenous Affairs split into two departments

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Ms Bennett has a new role as minister dedicated to Crown-indigenous relations. Members of Canada's indigenous community have expressed growing frustration that the prime minister's intentions towards reconciliation have not resulted in concrete action. Read More »

Man kidnaps 7-year-old girl, throws her off bridge

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Joshua Hubert, 35, of Worcester, was arrested Sunday and charged with kidnapping. More charges are expected to be filed against Hubert, the prosecutor said. He threw the girl off a bridge into Lake Quinsigamond where she swam to safety and sought help at 4:30 a.m. a nearby Shrewsbury home, authorities said. Read More »

First 'Heathers' Reboot Trailer Is Here and It Is Fierce AF

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The dreaded Heathers will be played by Melanie Field (Heather Chandler), Brendan Scannell (Heather Duke) and Jasmine Mathews (Heather McNamara). James Scully will play Slater's J.D. Stars from the original movie Selma Blair and Shannon Doherty are expected to make cameos on the show. Selma will play a character called Jade, who is described as a rough-round-the-edges, gold-digging stripper biding her time until her 82-year-old husband passes away. Read More »

Pak-Afghan army working group agreed

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The chief of army staff (COAS) thanked the president for supporting Pakistan's membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and for hosting the Quadrilateral Counter Terrorism Coordination Mechanism (QCCM) initiative. All four leaders welcomed the QCCM initiative and expressed hope that an inclusive and cooperative regional approach will prove best for eradication of terrorism. Read More »

MP cop saves 100 kids from bomb

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan for a head constable, Abhishek Patel . That was when head constable Abhishek Patel picked up the heavy explosive, tucked it under his arms and ran for nearly a kilometre in the opposite direction of the school. It was only after this that he followed the usual drill of informing his seniors and calling the bomb disposal squad. "I was afraid that the bomb may explode so I took it away from the populated area". Read More »

PM Abbasi arrives in Karachi

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He said the terminal will facilitate transporting LNG to power houses for producing cost-efficient energy. Our Karachi correspondent Altaf Pirzado reports that the terminal has been constructed by Pakistan Gas Port Consortium limited in collaboration with the national and worldwide private sector companies. Read More »

Conway says Trump is serious on border wall

For all of that conciliatory talk, the evidence of mounting friction between the president and the Republican party is growing. Trump is expected to hold meetings with congressional leaders after the Labor Day holiday. But the mishaps of healthcare.gov - a slow-motion collapse that began in October and continued well into 2014 - turned into a godsend for Republicans. Read More »

Man Arrested For Lying About Being Stabbed for Looking Like Neo-Nazi

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Witt originally said that on August 16, he was exiting his auto outside a Steak 'n Shake restaurant when someone approached him, asked if he was a neo-Nazi, and went to stab him. Witt told police his attacker was a black man and that he ran towards the bike path the runs along the Platte River. Investigators also examined video from a nearby sporting goods store, which showed Witt buying a small knife minutes before the alleged attack. Read More »

Helicopters rescue Houston residents from rising waters

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Coast Guard. "A unique capability of the Coast Guard and our people is our adaptability when it comes to answering the call to action", Cmdr. Video released by the US Department of Defense shows Coast Guard personnel rescuing four people who were aboard a commercial boat. Read More »

Why Trump's Wall Is Not Going to Happen

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He also said the government could keep operating while at the same time, trying to follow through on the president's priority of securing the border. As CNSNews.com previously reported , Trump threatened to shut down the government over border wall funding. Read More »

SEA Games: Gymnasts Sie Yan and Izzah sizzle with two golds

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Teammate Amy Kwan Dict Weng made two glaring mistakes in her hoop routine but it was still good to win silver with 15.250 points. Another Malaysian gymnast Izzah Amzan won gold in the ball apparatus with 15.600 points. World champion Mohd Azizulhasni Awang claimed the sacred number after defeating his Malaysian counterpart Muhamad Shah Firdaus Sahrom in the Men's Individual Sprint final tonight at the packed National Velodrome in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. Read More »

Pennsylvania is sending help to Texas

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The group headed down to the state the same day and consisted of members of the FDNY's Incident Management Team as well as the Urban Search and Rescue Rapid Response Team. A press release from the governor's office says members of the 106th Rescue Wing, as well as aircraft and watercraft, were deployed to Ft. "All the guys are excited about going". Read More »

UN Resolution 2231 predicated on closure of Iran's military case: MP

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In response the Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, sent a letter to the United Nations stating the Iran "is abiding by its duties and responsibilities" with regard to the deal. The next review will come in October. "That's because the rest of the global community would not sort of play along", he added. "The actions include new USA sanctions imposed on Iran and a comment last week by a U.S. Read More »