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Indiana National Guard deploys to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

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The Minnesota National Guard's 34th Combat Aviation Brigade supports disaster response operations by providing aviation capabilities with both UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. The 10 Pennsylvania National Guard soldiers will join six Pennsylvania Air National Guard Airmen, who already deployed earlier this week . "I'm proud of our National Guard and first responders who are able to offer support to the citizens of Texas. Read More »

Republicans' newest charge against James Comey is a cheap stunt

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But it turns out, Stephen Miller might have been the one Trump wanted to articulate the reasons for the sacking. Also that day, the Journal noted , Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, shared his own concerns about Comey's leadership with the president at the White House, and Trump asked him to write it up in a memo. Read More »

Search operation underway to locate injured terrorist, SSP Kulgam

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On 1 September, one of the five injured policemen of the Pantha Chowk terrorist attack succumbed to his injuries. The encounter broke out in the wee hours of Saturday morning at the Tantrypora area of Kulgam . According to the newspaper, Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist group (banned in Russia) has claimed responsibility for the attack. An assistant Sub-Inspector of BSF lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan . Read More »

PM May says agreed with Japan to speed up North Korea sanctions

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It also appeared to be the North's longest-ever missile test, but South Korean officials couldn't immediately confirm. Any new test worries Washington and its allies because it presumably puts North Korea a step closer to its goal of an arsenal of nuclear missiles that can reliably target the United States. Read More »

Kenya's top court orders rerun of presidential poll

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The 55-year-old, who nearly immediately went on the campaign trail, had some uncharitable words for the Supreme Court describing them as 'thugs'. Commenting on the matter on TV3's New Day programme on Saturday September 1, Mr Amaliba said: "This case is the first of its kind in Africa". Read More »

Trump to nominate new NASA chief next week

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Bridenstine's nomination drew immediate criticism from both of Florida's senators, who expressed concern over his lack of experience and partisanship. Bridenstine's concern regarding extremee weather phenomena does not extend to climate change. The Oklahoma congressman has called for a human return to the Moon before NASA embarks on a mission to Mars. Read More »

Firefighters Injured After Battling 6-Alarm Tribeca Fire

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A four-alarm fire ripped through a Tribeca commercial building at the corner of Murray and Church streets yesterday evening. This is a developing story; check back for updates and get the PIX11 News app to stay informed all day . The Fire Department says they believe flames broke out in the duct work of a Famigila pizzeria. Almost 200 firefighters responded to the dramatic six-alarm blaze, where raging flames could be seen in the upper floor windows and shooting from the roof. Read More »

Fire Blazing in 5-Story Building Fills Lower Manhattan With Smoke

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A witness said to ABC 7 : 'The flames started low and then they climbed so fast to the top. "And then there was like insane black smoke like way high up", a witness said. Assistant Chief Roger Sakowich of the FDNY says the injuries are all considered minor. It is also unclear what businesses occupy the building, however, there were concerns reported about the possibility that there was ammunition being stored in the basement as part of a target range, according to NBC. Read More »

'All options' remain on the table on North Korea

On Tuesday, UN diplomats secured a unanimous condemnation of Pyongyang's latest missile tests , but it was not expected to immediately lead to new or tightened sanctions, with divisions among the 15-member council on how to proceed. Four South Korean bombers conducted a live-fire exercise at a range near the country's eastern coast, South Korean presidential spokesman Park Su-hyun said on Tuesday. Read More »

Suspended Gorakhpur Medical College doctor arrested

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Khan, a paediatric and nodal officer of the 100-bed AES (acute encephalitis syndrome) ward in the hospital, has been accused of dereliction of duty and not informing seniors and the administration of the paucity of oxygen, which led to numerous deaths. Read More »

In Hurricane Harvey's Path, How to Talk about Climate and Weather

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The increased heat accumulating in the atmosphere, he said , has nearly certainly intensified the storm's destructiveness, in line with other evidence suggesting a link between extreme weather and the human influence on the climate . Tropical storm Harvey is by any standard off the scale. There is an observable trend toward increasingly rapid intensification of hurricanes , leaving less time to prepare. Read More »

Melania Trump Used Her Tropical Storm Harvey Trip to Debut FLOTUS Merch

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News reporter Peter Alexander tweeted a shot of the President and First Lady departing the White House en route to Corpus Christi. Melania had a change of shoes on Air Force One. Greg Abbott (R) and the state's senators, Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzLawmakers vow Harvey aid package, but there's no plan yet Trump: Texas will get "every asset under my command" Will Congress exploit Hurricane Harvey to pass pork-barrel spending? His cuts to the Highway Trust Fund would starve the ... Read More »

BRICS Business Forum to meet tomorrow on summit sidelines

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A Goldman Sachs economist came up with the acronym BRICs for Brazil, Russia , India and China in 2001 to describe emerging economies that might challenge the West. China holds the BRICS presidency this year. Amid border tension on Doklam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen , China from 3-5 September 2017. Read More »

Walmart pledges up to $20 million in hurricane relief

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Donations made to the fund by midnight on October 20, 2017 are eligible for the match. Walmart's initial focus will be on mega-shelters, providing items to meet basic needs, such as water, infant formula, diapers, underwear and personal hygiene products. Read More »

Donald Trump, South Korea's Moon agree to boost Seoul's missile capability

Speaking on Thursday, the U.S. defence chief stressed that, contrary to reports, there was no divergence of views among top United States officials over the appropriate response to Pyongyang. On Monday, North Korea launched an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan . The North set off global alarm on Tuesday when it fired an intermediate-range missile over the Asian island nation, triggering condemnation from world leaders including the USA and Japan . Read More »

Korea says its ballistic missile launchers elusive

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The South Korean Navy's special warfare troops carried out training to infiltrate into enemy territory and locate and destroy the North's TELs in the east coast region on August 24, as part of the annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercises held jointly with the U.S. Read More »

S. Korea: North fires projectile over Japan

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The exercise was created to "strongly counter North Korea's repeated ballistic missile tests and development of nuclear weapons", the official said. Asked about her comments, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said some "relevant sides" were only selectively carrying out the United Nations resolutions by pushing hard on sanctions yet neglecting to push for a return to talks. Read More »

School Fire in Kenyan Capital Kills at Least 7

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Kibera Administration Police bosses, Enos Maloba, said 10 students suffered suffocation from smoke and fainted, but were rushed to nearby health facilities. "I put it out and managed to escape", she said. Relatives of students at Moi Girls School Nairobi in tears after a fire burnt a dormitory leaving seven students dead and 10 others injured on September 2, 2017. Read More »

USA bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch

According to the broadcaster, Abe and Moon pledged to coordinate their efforts to seek the adoption of a council resolution that would impose even tougher sanctions on North Korea . The title of the Korean version of the book translates to "Capitalist Republic of Korea" and a design on its cover replaces the red star in the DPRK national emblem with a USA dollar mark. Read More »

P's leader escapes assassination bid in Karachi

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Another MQM leader Faisal Sabzwari cites eye-witnesses as saying that the attackers donned a police uniform. Police said one of the assailants was shot dead in retaliatory firing and they had recovered the shell of a 9mm pistol bullet as well as a motorcycle used by them. Read More »

IShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap ETF (EWZS) Share Activity Climbing in Session

It illustrates what's happening to the market driving force at the present moment. Trying to predict the day to day short-term movements of the stock market can be almost impossible. The Average Directional Index or ADX is technical analysis indicator used to discern if a market is trending or not trending. The ATR is an indicator developed by J. Read More »

Kenya faces tricky path after 'historic' ruling

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Nasa had earlier demanded a reading of the judgment and their expectation, going by what had been said in the court earlier and the setting of the announcement at 11 am, was that it would be a long wait. He urged calm in a country that has a history of post-election violence. His opponent, President Uhuru Kenyatta, won an election that worldwide observers had praised as orderly and fair; Odinga's refusal to accept defeat seemed graceless and, given Kenya's history of political ... Read More »

Putin calls pressure on Pyongyang 'futile'

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Putin said that history is proof that things like pressure and provocation seldom lead to resolution of problems. "No, this is not in the president's plans", he said. Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a read-out of the call that both Lavrov and Tillerson condemned North Korea for firing a midrange ballistic missile Japan earlier this week and called for dialogue. Read More »

When to travel and when not to travel this Labor Day weekend

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In Stonington, Olson said that his department is fully staffing all shifts and assigning additional officers for specific traffic enforcement needs, such as drunken and distracted driving. Chicago suffered one of its bloodiest years in two decades in 2016, with more than 4,300 gunshot victims and almost 800 homicides. The total number of homicides for the year have brought the city below the number recorded at this time in 2016, which went on to become one of the bloodiest years recorded in ... Read More »

3 charged with torture of 10-year-old child

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In addition, the victim was taken to Happy Valley Game Management Park in one incident, officials say. She told a neighbor she had been physically abused. She was then tied to the back of that vehicle after she ran "too slow", according to the Sheriff's Office. "This one stands out as probably one of the worst ones (child abuse cases) that I've seen and that our agency has experienced in recent memory", said Oswego County Undersheriff Gene Sullivan. Read More »

Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief, White House says

Self-proclaimed billionaire Donald Trump has found something new to blame on the fake news media: his own inability to part ways with the one million dollars he promised to personally give to Harvey relief efforts. The specific details will be announced in a letter Friday afternoon sent directly to congressional leadership and the Texas and Louisiana delegations. Read More »

Syrian refugees in Turkey mark another Eid away from home

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The Lebanese Hezbollah group, which negotiated the controversial agreement, said it had received the body of Mohsen Hojaji and would conduct DNA tests before sending his remains onward to Iran . "I myself visited President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus and asked him to approve the Qalamoun deal". In the process, Islamic State revealed the fate of nine Lebanese soldiers it took captive in its border enclave in 2014, as well as surrendering a Hizballah prisoner. Read More »

United States diplomats union: Cuba attacks caused mild brain injury

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But early indications from USA officials has pointed to a possible covert sonic device, although investigators have not said such a device has been found. USA embassy staff and at least one Canadian began to notice symptoms late a year ago. A Canadian government official said it first learned in March that one of its citizens was affected. Read More »

North Korea Sentences 4 Journalists to Death Over Book Reviews

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The South Korean title mocks North Korea's official name of Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), turning it into Capitalist Republic of Korea , a capital offense in Pyongyang's eyes. A court spokesman said the South Korean journalists had "committed a ugly crime of seriously insulting the dignity of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea with the use of dishonest contents" carried by North Korea Confidential , according to Reuters . Read More »

San Francisco Hits Record 106 Degrees

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The weather service announced Friday that San Francisco broke the previous record of 103 degrees set in 2000 at 2:43 p.m. Heat records have been carefully chronicled dating back to 1874 and since there has only been 10 days of 100 degree readings. Read More »

Trump insists talking with North Korea "not the answer"

The latest launch escalates weeks of tension between the USA and North Korea. They include the ship-to-air SM-3 Block IIA jointly developed by the US and Japan and the surface-to-air PAC-3 MSE. Tuesday's test, however, looks especially aggressive to Washington, Seoul and Tokyo. Trump's tweet also follows North Korea's latest missile launch on Tuesday , which sailed over Japan's Hokkaido island and landed almost 1,700 feet away. Read More »

Muslims across India celebrate Id-ul-Zuha

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Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his only son in obedience of God's command. He also called upon the people to observe the festival in the true spirit, in an atmosphere of peace and by exchanging feelings of friendship, trust and goodwill. Read More »

Donald Trump tweets about visit to witness Harvey's 'horror'

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I think she puts forth an elegant image for America, even in jeans & sneakers!" Thank you, everybody. What a crowd, what a turnout. People were like: "'Why is she wearing those heals when she's gonna help people?!' Like who cares?" Hurricane Harvey was the rarest of disasters to strike during the Trump presidency - a maelstrom not of Mr. Read More »