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Mesa Mayor John Giles Calls On President To Keep DACA

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The congressman underscored that eliminating the DACA program without first passing a permanent legislative replacement would pull the rug out from under young immigrants who have known no other home outside the United States, and, beyond the moral implications, would cost the California economy nearly $11 billion in annual GDP. Read More »

At least 2 bodies found in van swept away by flooding

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Authorities have not confirmed the incident, but the relatives said the van was submerged in the rushing waters and the six - four children and their great-grandparents - are feared dead. Sammy was behind the wheel when he lost control of the vehicle. KHOU reports, "the six people still inside were an 81-year-old woman and her 84-year-old husband, along with their four great-grandchildren: A 16-year-old girl, a 14-year-old boy, an 8-year-old boy, and a 6-year-old girl". Read More »

Residential building collapses in Mumbai trapping 40 people

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As of now, six people have been declared dead and many are still feared to be trapped inside. "Our disaster management cell received a call at 8:40 am about the collapse". Building collapses are common in Mumbai , especially during the monsoon season from late June to September, when heavy rains lash the western Indian city. Read More »

Mueller working with NY attorney general in Manafort investigation

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Politico said Mueller and Schneiderman's teams have shared evidence and talked regularly in recent weeks about a potential case - they have reportedly collected evidence on financial crimes, including potential money laundering. Trump has denied any collusion by his campaign and has condemned the investigation as political witch hunt. In July, the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided Manafort's home after he willingly met with Senate Intelligence Committee staff, according to reports. Read More »

21 dead after Rohingya boats capsized in Naf

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The death toll from a sunken boat packed with Rohingya people fleeing from Myanmar in a border river in southeastern Bangladesh rose to 20 on Thursday after another 14 bodies were retrieved. All of the victims are members of Myanmar's Rohingya minority, he said. The Myanmar government blames Rohingya insurgents for the violence. Numbering some 1,500 people, they converged as early as 8am in front of the Myanmar Embassy located along Jalan Ampang Hilir at Taman U Thant, to hand over a ... Read More »

Mumbai 5 storey building collapse: 7 dead, many feared trapped

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The rescue operation is being carried out by the police team, a team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the fire brigade and ambulances. An NDRF team has also rushed to the spot to assist them. Bhendi Bazaar, a scruffy colonial-era market, is one of Mumbai's most historic districts. Locals have told reporters that the Hussain building was about 50 years old, however it is not clear if the building was classified as unsafe. Read More »

Donald Trump confuses two Finnish reporters

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The US president was taking questions with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto when he chose to go off script. Trump also said he would probably need to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement treaty to get what he considers a fair trade deal with US economic partners Mexico and Canada. Read More »

Blake Lively had quit acting before being offered 'Gossip Girl'

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Blake and Leo dated for 5 months back in 2011. In amongst a million little tidbits from the cast and crew, it emerged that GG star Blake Lively , who played #blessed It girl Serena van der Woodsen , used to communicate with then-boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio in a way that nearly predicted the rise of Instagram and Snapchat . Read More »

Businessman David Tang dies at 63

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His friend Ewan Venters, chief executive of Fortnum & Mason, said: 'Sadly he didn't quite make it'. "He will be sorely missed as a friend and FT columnist". The following year, Tang formed PCC Hong Kong, a holding company for a number of businesses that are tied into the Pacific Cigar Co. business, which includes a distribution company, retail stores, and the Siglo brand, which produces a range of cigar accessories. Read More »

Trump prepares to survey damage from Harvey

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We can imagine Trump heading home and watching the news about his trip and coming away puzzled by the fake-news notion that a president's job description includes consoling a nation in time of tragedy - and not making the story all about him. Read More »

NWLA food bank hosts drive for Harvey disaster victims

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Since numerous thousands of displaced people are in shelters, the food is non-perishable, easy-to-hold items such as tins of meat, or other pop-top foodstuffs, as well as hardy fruit such as bananas and apples. A truck picked up a load of water from Second Harvest Food Bank in Thomasville Monday morning. (You can register on the Houston Food Bank's website at houstonfoodbank.org/volunteer ) and on an ongoing basis. Read More »

Juventus sign Germany defender Hoewedes on loan

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But his contract expires next summer and he will be available on a free transfer. Howedes was removed from his captaincy role by new boss Domenico Tedesco and was benched for Schalke's season opener against RB Leipzig. "He can become important for us", Juve midfielder and Germany teammate Sami Khedira told Bild . The 29-year-old has spent his entire career at Schalke, making 240 league appearances for the Bundesliga club and becoming their captain in 2011. Read More »

Palace welcomes Australia's help in training AFP troops

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Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she made the offer of additional assistance to the Philippines when she met with President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila earlier this month. Two Australian PC-3 Orion surveillance aircraft were deployed weeks ago to provide intelligence to Philippine ground troops as they fight to retake Marawi, on city on Mindanao island. Read More »

President Trump Seen As 'Selfish, Prejudice' By Most Americans

Sixty-four percent of those surveyed said they are not satisfied with how things are going in the country, while 35% said they are satisfied. President Donald Trump is promising billions in relief aid to help Texas in its recovery efforts post-Hurricane Harvey and will press Congress to move quickly in approving emergency funds for the flood ravaged state when it returns from recess next week. Read More »

Huge evacuation planned in Frankfurt after British WWII bomb found

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It will allow for the safe defusal of the 1,400kg British bomb , which German media said was nicknamed "Wohnblockknacker" ( blockbuster ) during the war for its ability to wipe out whole streets or buildings. That's about one in ten residents of Frankfurt , population 717,000, according to The Local. This may depend on prevailing wind conditions at the time. Read More »

First lady Melania Trump offers support following Hurricane Harvey visit

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Ms Trump was photographed walking across the White House lawn in an all-black ensemble, an army green bomber jacket, aviator sunglasses.and sky-high stilettos . The first lady did wear white sneakers when she and the president emerged on the tarmac in Corpus Christi midday Tuesday. Said Minda Zetlin of Inc.: "To make matters worse, the First Lady's short pants-what are commonly referred to as "high-water", a painful term in this context-made the shoes the highlight of the outfit". Read More »

Why Wonder Woman Had to Face Ares, According to Patty Jenkins

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This past summer, Wonder Woman conquered the box office and became one of the biggest hits of the year. Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has received much praise for her blockbuster superhero movie - but there was one person whose reaction was especially noteworthy: Hillary Clinton, who named the film in a mass email . Read More »

Sandra Bullock Donates $1 Million To Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Apple has had similar donation campaigns for other natural disasters. "We'll also collect information at that time and say okay, what else can we provide for you?" Still, there's been an immediate outpouring of aid , even as flooding continues to devastate areas of Texas and threaten Louisiana . Read More »

Haley on latest N. Korea missile launch: 'Enough is enough'

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The UN Security Council, in an emergency meeting, issued a statement condemning North Korea's launch of a missile over Japan's airspace, but stopped short of any new sanctions or other specific measures to rein in Pyongyang. "Please evacuate to a sturdy building or basement", the text read. US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said the US is "never out of diplomatic solutions" in dealing with North Korea. Read More »

Bannon backing Moore in Alabama Senate runoff

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He joins Sarah Palin on the other side of the fence from Trump on Session's replacement. Luther Strange , who filled the vacancy left behind after Attorney General Jeff Sessions forfeited his seat to serve in the Trump administration. Trump posted two tweets during the primary campaign and recorded a robo-call in support of odd. Bannon returned to Breitbart as executive chairman after leaving the Trump administration, and the outlet has ramped up its coverage of the special senatorial ... Read More »

Moscow urges Qatar and Arab states to abandon bellicose rhetoric

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They also stressed the importance of conducting joint action as part of the bilateral intergovernmental commission on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation and promoting direct contacts in business and bilateral ties in areas, including culture, education, sports, and tourism. Read More »

Liberal MP for Kiama Gareth Ward targeted in NY massage scam

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Mr Ward, who represents Kiama , south of Sydney, told Daily Mail Australia he was staying at the Intercontinental Hotel near Broadway on Tuesday night when he allegedly called for what he believed was a masseur. Mr Ward said in a statement: "I asked for a massage - but when it became clear that more was on offer, I asked them to leave and then they become aggressive demanding money. Read More »

Mike Zimmer feels like his starters should play on Thursday

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Zimmer wouldn't divulge his plan for Thursday's preseason finale against the Dolphins, saying he hadn't told players or coaches how he'd like to approach the game, he hinted he might put his starters back on the field. Competition continues between kickers Kai Forbath and Marshall Koehn, and punters Ryan Quigley and rookie Taylor Symmank. Minnesota gave up 354 passing yards and three touchdowns against the 49ers.including passes of 46 and 24 yards and a short throw that turned into an ... Read More »

Trump to Talk Tax Reform, but Don't Expect Specifics, Officials Say

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He pledged to "bring back Main Street by reducing the crushing tax burden on our companies and on our workers", and work with Republicans and Democrats alike on a tax plan that is "pro-growth, pro-jobs, pro-worker". But when Trump touches down in Missouri Wednesday, "don't expect to see any specific rates like that", officials said on the Tuesday call. The speech is one of several the president is expected to deliver across the country in the coming weeks and months in a bid to shore up ... Read More »

Bernie Sanders thanks Kamala Harris for endorsing single-payer

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Though Harris is the first senator to formally announce support for Sanders' bill, several Democratic legislators have expressed support for the idea in recent months. "I think there's no question that we have to get to a point where all people have access to affordable health care", she said to a few reporters and town hall stragglers while the crowd dissipated. Read More »

Denver Broncos shopping former Ducks S TJ Ward

T.J.'s been a great player for us, but it's the National Football League. "I haven't heard that about T.J.", Joseph said Tuesday, via The Denver Post. Von Miller thinks that the No Fly Zone is remaining fully intact. [President of Football Operations/General Manager] Mr. [John] Elway and the guys upstairs they push this organization in a great direction and I'm going to go continue to make championship moves for us. Read More »

After economy, Army reforms kick in: 57000 soldiers to be redeployed

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The Shekatkar Committee was appointed by the government to enhance the combat potential of the armed forces and re-balance defence expenditure. "These decisions were approved by the defence minister", the MoD said in a statement . But sources said the committee's recommendation for a new 4-star general or tri-Service chief to act as "a chief coordinator" between the military and civilian dispensations, without impinging on the operational commands of the Army, Navy and IAF chiefs, has not ... Read More »

Trump team chooses Springfield visit for symbolic, tactical reasons

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump pitched his new tax-reform initiative Wednesday in a speech that promised to boost the middle class by challenging a rigged system. But how could that be true when the tax cuts are so carefully aimed at those with income to spare and at companies that already pay very little in taxes? The president was short on specifics, but aides said he wants to frame the debate in a move to lower taxes. Read More »

Eric Schmidt reportedly pressured think tank into firing Google critic

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The organization, reports the New York Times , provoked the ire of Eric Schmidt who is the executive chairman of Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc. New America and Slaughter, however, are most certainly worthy of blame, apparently caving to pressure - whether it was spoken or didn't need to be - from the chief executive of the world's most powerful technology firm, a complete dereliction of whatever objective for being a think tank is supposed to have. Read More »

President Trump goes to Texas Tuesday

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The Trump administration's stated goal is to adopt tax reform by the end of the year, but that's a tall task both technically and politically. It's no secret that President Donald Trump has some loud critics. Despite the political drama coming out of Washington daily, all signs point toward comprehensive tax reform gaining real momentum. The form of these middle-class tax cuts has changed over time. Read More »