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Muslims around world celebrate Eid as hajj enters final days

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Farooq Abdullah and Working President Mr. Omar Abdullah on Friday greeted the people of the State and the entire Muslim fraternity on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. In a message , the president urged all to expedite the national development being imbued with the essence of the sacrifice of Eid-ul-Azha and by upholding the country's tradition of communal harmony in their personal and social life. Read More »

Teen accused of Clovis shooting makes first court appearance

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Susana Martinez, R, praised local police for their immediate response, singling out the chief, who, she said, was the first officer to enter the library to "make sure no one else would be killed". The doctors commended all of the survivors for their strength and bravery, specifically Molina and Howard, who the doctors say were anxious about protecting family members during the incident. Read More »

My colour is not saffron, tells Kamal Hassan on joining BJP

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Praising Pinarayi Vijayan he said, "My admiration for him is not blind, it is a sensible one". "Definitely, as far as I am concerned, this is an education tour to me", he said. The actor was in Kerala for an interview with a television channel. "Actually I was supposed to come to Kerala past year itself". File image of Kamal Haasan. Read More »

Storm damage, flooding shut fifth of U.S. refineries

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A total of 4.2 million barrels of US refining capacity has been shut by Harvey, almost as much as the nation of Japan consumes on a daily basis, based on company reports and Reuters estimates. Meteorologists said that Harvey could be the worst storm in USA history in terms of financial cost. Harvey battered into Texas on Friday as a Category Four hurricane, tearing down homes and businesses on the Gulf Coast, and triggering massive floods. Read More »

Harvey drives up gas prices

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Marshall Watson, petroleum engineering professor at Texas Tech, said a lot of the gas sold in Lubbock comes from refineries in Big Spring and Borger, Texas , not the coast. More than one-third of the United States' oil refining capacity is located near where the storm made landfall on Friday. AAA said drivers should expect a short-term spike this week of about $.15 and that prices should drop again by mid- to late-September. Read More »

'US never out of diplomatic solutions on N Korea'

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denounced the launch as an "unprecedented, serious and grave threat" and agreed with US President Donald Trump to "further strengthen pressure against North Korea ". It is a real situation that directly bears on the security of the people on the peninsula and the whole regional peace and tranquility", she said. Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova at a briefing on Thursday warned that "the contest of force that is now being ... Read More »

State Agencies Call for Immediate Repair to Enbridge's Line 5 Pipeline Coating

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The pipelines are part of ENB's Line 5, which carries 23M gal/day of crude oil and liquid natural gas daily, crossing parts of northern Wisconsin and MI on its way to refineries in Sarnia, Ontario. "Rather than calling only for repairs of the coating, the State of MI must shut down Line 5 due to the unacceptable risk posed to our state". State Attorney General Bill Schuette doubled down on his call for Line 5 to be decommissioned . Read More »

Theresa May threatens more sanctions against North Korea

While it was meeting in New York, Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said leader Kim Jong Un expressed "great satisfaction" with the launch and called for more ballistic missile tests targeting the Pacific Ocean. Mrs May said: As our closest security partner in Asia, we will also discuss how we can work much more closely together on cybersecurity, counter-terrorism and defence - more important than ever in this uncertain world. Read More »

The Leader of ISIS is Still Alive

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Although he admitted that he did not "have a clue" about Baghdadi's precise whereabouts, the coalition believed he may have fled to the mid-Euphrates valley region between Syria and Iraq after IS forces were slowly driven out of their strongholds in Mosul, Raqqa and Tal Afar. Read More »

Most Republican voters would support a government shutdown over border wall funding

When Vega asked her if the president is saying that Mexico will pay for the wall, Sanders responded that the President hasn't said Mexico is not going to pay for it. The Trump administration may end up making two funding requests: one to address the immediate aftermath of the storm and a larger request after the full scope of the damage is known. Read More »

UN Security Council condemns N. Korea missile launch

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Spain had condemned Pyongyang's launching of the ICBM that flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido on Monday and asked the North Korean regime to renounce "its challenge to the worldwide community" and declare a moratorium on its nuclear and ballistic testing. Read More »

Harvey hits the Tennessee Valley, in the form of increased gas prices

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Refineries throughout the country last week were at 96.6 percent of their operable capacity on average, according to an Energy Information Administration report that was released today . Conde expects that, at the most, prices would rise by 10 cents because of competitive pricing around the country. The Motiva refinery in Port Arthur, Texas , still up and running, produces the equivalent of about one-third of Canada's total refinery output, he said. Read More »

Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site caves in: 3 dead, one rescued

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The woman was killed when the two-wheeler she was driving fell into the canal. East Delhi mayor Neema Bhagat, when contacted, said a portion of the garbage mound collapsed due to rains. Four cars, which were moving on the nearby road, fell into a canal as the landfill collapsed on them, officials said. Four people have been reportedly rescue from the site of the mishap. Read More »

Tamil Nadu student who petitioned against NEET 2017 kills self

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This came after the NEET , which was made mandatory for admission in the MBBS and the BDS courses across India past year, got separate petitions filed at the Madras and Gujarat High Courts, where medical aspirants demanded cancellation of the NEET 2017 as the Gujarati and Tamil medium paper were allegedly tougher than the English and Hindi medium. Read More »

Nurse Arrested For Refusing To Draw Blood From Unconscious Patient

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Salt Lake City Police Detective Jeff Payne reportedly asked the nurse, Alex Wubbels , for the blood sample of a driver involved in a fiery vehicle crash from late July, according to Deseret News . "The only job I have as a nurse is to keep my patients safe". The Salt Lake City Police Department has viewed the body cam video and started an internal affairs investigation into the arresting officer. Read More »

United Nations council unanimously condemns N Korea missile tests

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The U.S. and South Korean warplanes then flew across the Korean Peninsula and participated in the live-fire training before returning to their respective home stations, according to the Pacific Command. Pyongyang has tested a barrage of missiles over the past years, but it is the first time it launches what is believed to be a ballistic missile over Japan. Read More »

Trump hopes government shutdown won't be necessary over wall funding

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Niinisto told journalists before leaving Finland that he and Trump would talk about the Baltic Sea. Because we know that from accidents might grow whatever. "But I think Finland is doing fine with Russian Federation". "Finland is respected by Russia ", Trump continued. In NATO meeting, a year ago approximately, it was stated by all NATO countries that with Russian Federation you have to be deterrence, but you have to exercise dialogue too. Read More »

Houston Police Officer Drowns in Patrol Car During Harvey Response

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Mr. Jones said during Monday's broadcast, as first noted by the Right Wing Watch website. Houston , Texas-A Houston police officer has died while trying to reach the police station during the floods from Hurricane Harvey . In all, authorities said at least 22 people had been confirmed dead from the storm. "They had just finished rescuing a multitude of people at an apartment complex that had flooded". Read More »

North Korean Nerves Subside | US ADP and GDP Under Focus

North Korea's missile programme presents an "unprecedented threat to worldwide security", Theresa May said as she vowed to speed up the implementation of sanctions against Kim Jong Un's regime. Calls for the country to go nuclear have been growing, with the main opposition conservative Liberty Korea Party submitting a parliamentary resolution yesterday to acquire such weapons, instead of relying on the USA shield. Read More »

Theresa May condemns North Korea missile launch in 'strongest terms possible'

North Korea threatened earlier this month to fire a salvo of Hwasong-12s - the same missile it sent over Japan on Tuesday - to create "enveloping fire" near Guam . Mr Abe said the launch of the missile which flew over Japan was "outrageous", adding: "This is an unprecedented serious and grave threat". Since the aggression began, the U.S. Read More »

Spain expels N Korean diplomat over missile tests

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US President Donald Trump vowed ongoing cooperation with Japan on North Korea after Pyongyang launched a missile over Japan , the White House said Wednesday. "The advantage of the new modification of the B61-12, according to USA military experts themselves lies in the fact that it will be, as they put it, "more ethical" and 'more usable, '" Mikhail Ulyanov, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Nonproliferation and Weapons Control Department, told the state-run Tass Russian News ... Read More »

United could take big hit from Harvey

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XAutoplay: On | OffKatrina scarred New Orleans for years, but that city isn't a hub market. That means the airline will face a particularly big financial hit from the storm - at least $265 million, according to airline analyst Helane Becker of Cowen and Co. Read More »

Football Star Wayne Rooney Arrested on Suspicion of Drunk Driving

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The source added: 'He was really s***-faced. Just last week, the 31-year-old announced he would be retiring from global football after 53 goals for his country in 119 appearances. Rooney has scored twice in his first three Premier League back with the Toffees and has altogether looked a much fitter, hungrier and generally happier player. Read More »

S. Korean president to visit Russian Federation next week

Putin said Russian Federation and China, North Korea's most important ally, had drawn up a roadmap to ease tensions and create lasting peace without the use of threats or military force. On Monday, Pyongyang, which sees joint war games between USA and South Korea as preparations for invasion, raised the stakes in its stand-off with United States and its allies by firing an intermediate-range missile over Japan. Read More »

Houston Police Chief Breaks Down Describing Officer Who Died In Harvey

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The police chief said he emotionally told Perez's wife that the sergeant died doing what he did best. "Steve was one of the sweetest people I've met in this department", Acevedo said, choking back tears. By 10 p.m. Monday, rescue crews narrowed the search for Perez to Hardy Toll Road and Beltway 8 in Houston and called for a dive team. A 34-year veteran of the Houston Police Department drowned in the flood cause by Harvey, police said Tuesday afternoon. Read More »

Kenya Supreme Court orders re-run of presidential poll

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Odinga claims the declaration of Kenyatta's victory with 54 percent of the vote was fraudulent, contending hackers infiltrated the electoral commission's servers and manipulated results in the president's favor. The case was more of an opportunity to expose evidence of widespread rigging and to set a precedent for fair and free elections in the future. Another Kenyatta's lawyer, Ahmednasir Abdullahi, said Odinga's petition did not meet the standard of proof needed to invalidate a ... Read More »

Trump Promises to Donate $1 Million of Personal Money to Harvey Relief

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Sanders said that the president's donation will come from his personal finances, but did not clarify which specific charity would receive the funds. "He's actually asked that I check with the folks in this room since you are very good at research and have been doing a lot of reporting into the groups and organizations that are best and most effective", she said. Read More »

Four people pulled from sinking boat near Port Aransas

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They rescued seven people from a tugboat near Aransas Pass, four people from the vessel Signet Enterprise and four others aboard the vessel Sandy Point. Hurricane Harvey is expected to make landfall in Texas Friday night, bringing with it 130-160 miles per hour winds. There have been reports of 12 to 14 people injured in the storm that has ripped off roofs, snapped power lines and triggered flash floods. Read More »

Angels acquire All-Star Upton from Tigers

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Detroit gets pitcher Grayson Long back in the deal. Only players acquired before Thursday at midnight are eligible to play in the postseason, making August 31 the unofficial end of the baseball-trading season. Upton's contract runs through 2021 and is worth $22.1 million per year over the next four years, according to Spotrac . Reynolds said he and Upton spoke with Tigers GM Al Avila recently to gauge the direction the Tigers plan to take. Read More »

Cycle races ahead in Kakinada polls

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Out of 48, TDP-BJP together won 35 ceats while oppostion YSRCP won just 10 Corporations. While the Congress expectedly drew a blank, three independents gave a rude shock to the main parties by winning the divisions with a big margin. As of now, 29 candidates of TDP have won and leading in 7 divisions. Ruling TDP contested in 39 divisions leaving nine to its ally BJP while YSRCP contested in all the divisions. Read More »

Harvey: Louisiana opens 'mega-shelter' for Texans

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The call authorizes coordination for disaster relief efforts by Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, according to the Times Picayune. Louisiana's governor is asking President Donald Trump for a federal emergency declaration for Louisiana since forecasters expect Harvey to cause significant damage in the state. Read More »