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Svitolina fights through, Thiem cruises at US Open

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She made her first Grand Slam semifinal in January at the Australian Open , but has lost in the first or second round in all eight of her previous U.S. In fact, the four highest-ranked players in the bottom quarter of the men's draw have combined to win three matches since Wimbledon - and one of them is former US Open champ Marin Cilic, who is struggling with injury. Read More »

IHIT identifies victim of targeted Surrey shooting

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Then-chief officer Bill Fordy said the young criminals were refusing to cooperate with police even when they had been shot. Investigators are now looking for a light coloured minivan which was seen leaving that area shortly after shots were fired. Read More »

Harvey makes landfall in Louisiana, expected to weaken - NHC

The NWS had earlier said Harvey appeared to have broken a USA record for most rain from a single tropical cyclone, with almost 52 inches (132 centimeters) recorded in the Texan town of Cedar Bayou. "Things are going to get better". The reprieve from the rain was welcome. He also cautioned people to be vigilant about criminal gangs who were impersonating police officers and evacuating homes. Read More »

Judge puts halt on implementation of "sanctuary cities" bill

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Had SB 4 gone into effect as planned on Friday, Texas would have imposed severe penalties on state officials and cities refusing to enforce Republican lawmakers' anti-immigrant agenda - like forcing municipalities to inform Immigration and Customs Enforcement when they arrest undocumented immigrants and hold them until they can be detained by federal officers. Read More »

Christie had 'extensive' talk with Trump on controversial Arpaio pardon

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In a brief order late Tuesday, Judge Susan Bolton vacated the scheduled October 5 sentencing of the former Maricopa County sheriff . Rather than get the approval of the TV audience for announcing the pardon of Sheriff Joe # Arpaio on Friday night while Hurricane Harvey started battering Houston, Democrats and GOP members instead criticized the pardon for Arpaio . Read More »

Solon recalls Imelda story on Marcoses' 7000 tons of gold

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The hoard would be worth almost $300 billion. Duterte argued that it was Marcos's right as a president and soldier to be buried at the cemetery, taking a political risk in a country where democracy advocates still celebrate Marcos's ouster each year. Read More »

Hurricane Harvey: Beyonce pledges to help victims affected Houston floods

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Tropical Storm Harvey made landfall again near the Texas-Louisiana border, adding more rain after a record downpour that has caused catastrophic flooding and paralysed the city of Houston . Two Beaumont, Texas , police officers and two fire-rescue divers spotted the woman floating with the child, who was holding onto her mother. "We aren't going to be dealing with it for too much longer. Read More »

Spend more on aid in Afghanistan

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Now U.S. forces are limited to conducting airstrikes under circumstances including self-defense, counter-terrorism strikes against specific groups and helping Afghan troops achieve "strategic effects", said Capt. The 4th Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division, based in Alaska, is set to relieve parts of the Army's 1st Armored Division already in the country. "We know the enemy fears air power", he told reporters in Kabul. Read More »

Potential Tropical Storm Irma

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Mariners need to be aware that traveling offshore late Tuesday and Wednesday will be tricky. Meteorologists say the good news for our area is the forecast keeps the center of the low and the track of the system to our south Tuesday before it passes to our east Tuesday night. Read More »

Ponderosa Fire near Oroville burns 2500 acres, destroys homes

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More than 900 firefighters were battling the blaze aided air tankers. Crews are working overnight to secure fire lines. Evacuation orders remain in effect for residents on Lumpkin Road, from Forbestown Road to Cal Fire Station 51, and the community of Feather Falls. Read More »

Opposition attacks government on demonetisation, Congress seeks Modi apology

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General Secretary Sitaram Yechury took to Twitter, and termed demonetisation as an "anti-national act", asking the Prime Minister, "All this for what". He also said that the demonetisation scam not only dented institutional sanctity of the RBI , but also credibility of India overseas and demanded an apology from the prime minister. Read More »

Harvey Breaks Continental US Record For Rainfall

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The previous daily record was about 8 inches of rain. There is a 50 percent chance of storms and thunderstorms Thursday and Friday, and it drops to a 40 percent chance for Friday night and Saturday. More rain fell on Sunday than in the wettest month on record for Seattle. That means in a matter of days, Houston nearly received a year's worth of rain. Read More »

Palestinian demonstrators intercept United Nations chief's convoy in Gaza

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The special envoy also visited the Iron Dome battery and Kibbutz Nahal Oz, where he met with Alon Shuster, head of the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council, and residents of the kibbutz who spoke about their lives near the Gaza border. Demonstrations also occurred during Guterres's visit to the strip. The UN Secretary General will visit the UN headquarters in the Gaza city and get a briefing from UN officials on the situation in Gaza. Read More »

School bus driver charged with impaired driving

School officials said 26 8th grade students from Charles W. Henry School in Philadelphia, along with two teachers and a parent chaperone, were aboard the bus for a field trip. The bus came to rest across the right and middle lanes of the interstate. Police initially believed Backman's auto clipped the bus causing it to flip over but in the video, the bus begins to change lanes forcing the vehicle onto the shoulder. Read More »

Percent Approve Of How Trump Conducts Himself

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Democratic-leaning respondents had overwhelming antipathy towards Trump's conduct, with only two percent approving. Twenty percent said Trump dislikes white supremacists more, while 21 percent said he dislikes both. Among those who disapproved of Trump, 32 percent cited his personality, 25 percent cited his policies, 19 percent singled out his competence and nine percent were most anxious by his Twitter usage. Read More »

Evans Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping Charges

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After the matter was called, the prosecution team led by the State's Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem told the court of the criminal charge already filed against the defendants, and applied that it be read to them. Read More »

Trans Military Members Walk the Red Carpet at 2017 MTV VMA's

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The did a series of interviews and posed for photos with celebrities. Many wore shirts with their military positions on the front, while Tannehill opted for her full uniform. and eventually, they [the trans youth] will be able to do that ... just keep on marching and staying positive. MTV's show of support comes a month after President Donald Trump's Twitter announcement that transgender individuals would no longer serve "in any capacity" in the USA military. Read More »

Roma continue to amaze with insane Patrik Schick announcement video

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The 21-year-old Czech Republic global scored 11 Serie A goals last term, and had agreed a move to Juventus before issues in his medical saw the deal fall through. "We are all very satisfied to agree this deal especially because, despite being chased by a number of clubs, he has chosen us". Schick was greeted by more than 100 fans when he arrived at Rome airport on Monday. Read More »

Harvey flooding ravages Texas as Abbott orders another 1000 National Guard members

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Gen. "New Yorkers first-hand know the damage Mother Nature can cause, and we stand shoulder to shoulder with Louisiana and Texas as they brace for Hurricane Harvey". The helicopters and soldiers are from units based in Lincoln and Grand Island, respectively. "In anticipation of the storm's track, we continue pre-positioning equipment and vehicles in potentially affected areas, as well as responding to the immediate needs of today". Read More »

Vigil to be held for Savanna Greywind in Jamestown

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A full report is not expected for weeks. A couple who lived upstairs is charged with conspiring to kidnap and murder LaFontaine-Greywind, who was eight months pregnant, and steal her baby, who remains in protective custody. The vigil was organized by a family friend of Savanna's boyfriend, Ashton, the father of their newborn baby. Hoehn allegedly told police he removed garbage bags containing bloody towels and his own bloody shoes and left them in a dumpster in West Fargo. Read More »

Investor Targeted stock: Caleres, Inc. (CAL)

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 17,500 shares of the textile maker's stock valued at $462,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Costs associated with the Allen Edmonds acquisition and a reorganization of its men's brands led Caleres' profit to decline to $17.6 million, or 41 cents a share, down from $19.8 million, or 46 cents a share, a year earlier. Read More »

Feinstein clarifies after Trump remarks earn jeers

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Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinRyan breaks with Trump on Arpaio pardon Bharara accuses Trump pardon of violating DOJ guidelines Top Judiciary Dem: Arpaio "should not have been pardoned" MORE (D-Calif.) said Wednesday she is "under no illusion" that President Trump can change, a day after saying that he could become a good president. Read More »

Georgia rep threatens Black attorney who wants Confederate statues removed

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Jones, who formerly served in the state legislature until past year, questioned whether state tax dollars help pay for the upkeep of the memorial, which includes the house Davis fled to after the Civil War ended. Spencer than asked the paper to include a Facebook photo taken with a Martin Luther King, Jr . statue erected Monday on the George Capitol Grounds. Read More »

Google to obey EU's antitrust order

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Back in June Europe's Competition Commission issued Google with a record-breaking €2.42 billion (~$2.73BN) fine for antitrust violations pertaining to Google Shopping . Google was given 90 days to cease the censured conduct pertaining to Google Shopping or face additional penalty payments of up to 5 per cent of the average daily worldwide turnover of Alphabet, its parent company, for each day of non-compliance. Read More »

The 5 Most Offensive Quotes About LGBTQ People From the Nashville Statement

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In their Nashville Statement , the coalition outlines their 14 core beliefs about marriage, gender identity, and culture. The meeting was organized by the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW), and those responsible for the statement are defending it as important for helping with so-called "confusion" about sexuality. Read More »

Columbus Day Out, Indigenous Peoples' Day In

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O'Farrell, who represents an Echo Park-to-Hollywood district, said the plan for Indigenous Peoples Day also called for October 12 - the date of Columbus' arrival in 1492 - to be set aside as Italian American Heritage Day at City Hall. Councilman Mitch O'Farrell, a member of the Wyandotte Nation, is equally passionate about his Native American roots. In June, the Elections, Intergovernmental Relations and Neighborhoods Committee voted 3-0 to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. Read More »

Yields lowest since November after North Korea fires missile

The recovery in the greenback had begun during Tuesday's US trading session, with data showing USA consumer confidence hitting a five-month high and house prices rising again. The greenback pared gains slightly after U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed any diplomatic negotiations with North Korea , saying "talking is not the answer". Read More »

Adityanath, Deputy CMs, to contest MLC bypolls

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The bypolls were necessitated due to the resignation of four Samajwadi Party (SP) and one Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ) MLCs. Several BJP MLAs had even offered to resign from their seats in order to allow Adityanath to contest a by poll. Read More »

Missouri Just Took Away the $10 Wage St. Louis Gave Its Workers

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In Missouri, signatures are being gathered for a November 2018 ballot measure to raise the statewide minimum wage to $8.60 per hour in 2019, with 85-cent raises each year after that until the wage gets to $12 an hour in 2023. It would not apply to every single business now in operation in Kansas City. Supporters of the higher wage in St. Louis plan an afternoon protest, during which the Democratic mayor is expected to announce a plan moving forward. Read More »