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Foo Fighters are opening a pub to celebrate 'Concrete And Gold'

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After returning with singles Run , and The Sky Is A Neighbourhood, the Learn To Fly rockers are now whetting their fans' appetites by unlocking "vaults" of music each day in the run up to the LPs release on 15 September. "We'd drink whiskey in the parking lot", he told Rolling Stone . They recorded the album in Los Angeles with McCartney on the drums and Timberlake adding vocals to the album. Read More »

Dirco: No South Africans killed in Hurricane Irma

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He said damage seems to have been concentrated in infrastructure for crops including bananas. "There is a odd mood at the moment in Saint-Martin, so we need to think about public order". About 1,900 French police and troops are now on the ground to ensure security in St. Martin and power has been restored in about 50 percent of its homes, the French president said. Read More »

Russia proposed full normalization with US under Trump

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BuzzFeed first reported the "reset" plan . "Moscow systematically advocated for a resumption of the dialogue, for an exchange of opinion and for attempts at finding joint solutions", Peskov said . It called for meetings between the two countries' security service heads, consultations on situations in Afghanistan, Ukraine, Iran and North Korea. Read More »

Robert E. Lee Elementary School destroyed by fire in Tampa

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Tampa Fire Rescue spokesman Jason Penny told the Tampa Bay Times that the first firefighters to arrive quickly called in more units. They reported seeing heavy smoke and and flames emanating from the northwest portion of the roof. Robert E. Lee was the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War. Hillsborough County Schools is working on a plan for students and is contacting parents, district spokesperson Tanya Arja said. Read More »

Victims, gunman identified in Sunday's shooting in Plano

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The gunman who killed eight people at a football watching party in Texas was the hostess' estranged husband - a jilted man who moved out months earlier but just couldn't move on, relatives and authorities say. She said Meredith was preparing for the party. Meredith's mother, Debbie Lane, told CBSDFW that her daughter filed for divorce because Spencer was a physically abusive alcoholic. Read More »

Iran's Tourism Chief in China to Attend WTO Meeting

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During the next four days, the priorities of the Organization for 2018-2019, the transformation of the UNWTO Code of Ethics for Tourism into an International Convention and the impact of technology on tourism will centre the discussions. Read More »

Hundreds of thousands still without power in Georgia

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She says they're expecting 800 people this evening that are coming in and they'll be staying at the Coliseum. Crews from Minnesota, Louisiana, Ohio and Arkansas are also providing relief. "Anything that's over 40 miles per hour is much too risky for our crews to be out in their buckets", says Robinson. Some 402,000 of those were in metro Atlanta, but that was down from 561,000 early in the day. Read More »

Britain, EU announce date of next round of Brexit talks

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In a wide-ranging state of the union speech that encompassed everything from refugee policy to Slovakian fish fingers, Jean-Claude Juncker pointedly made room for just a passing reference to the European Union's impending loss of one of its biggest member states. Read More »

United States stopped issuing visa to Eritrean citizens and Guinean officials

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The four countries are "denying or unreasonably delaying" the return of their citizens from the USA, and visa restrictions will only be lifted if they begin normal acceptance of deportees, according to Tillerson's orders. The Department of State received notification under Section 243 (d) of the Immigration and Nationality Act from the Department of Homeland Security for Eritrea, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Cambodia. Read More »

Russell Westbrook inks 10-year extension with Jordan Brand

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While the exact amount of the deal is yet to be revealed, it's expected to be the priciest among all Jordan endorsers. It appear Russell Westbrook , the NBA's reigning Most Valuable Player, has just signed a new 10-year extension with Nike's Jordan Brand that will be the most lucrative endorsement deal for a Jordan Brand athlete to date, according to reports . Read More »

Notre Dame-Georgia: 10 To 1

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It was a back and forth battle with Georgia as the Bulldogs upended the Fighting Irish 20-19 at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend. The Irish aren't likely to pound the rock as they would like to. No excuses for that. "He needs to stick his foot in the ground and go north and south instead of bouncing it out", Kelly said. The Irish attempted to calm a capacity crowd, roughly 40 percent of which was clad in Georgia red, with a flea-flicker on the first play from scrimmage, but Wimbush's ... Read More »

OH killer of 2 arrives at death house, chooses final meal

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The state of OH executed Gary Otte this morning, marking the second execution following a three-year hiatus that ended on July 26 with the execution of Ronald R. Smith says that Otte's requested final meal, called the special meal in OH, includes a mushroom and Swiss cheese hamburger, a quart of Heath Bar ice cream and a slice of banana cream pie. Read More »

Top Amazon Execs Reportedly Want Second HQ In Boston

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It's also planning another big office in Boston's Fort Point neighborhood, with plans to hire 900 workers. Cities and states were quick to line up to be chosen. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has already spoken with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos about opening a headquarters in the city, according to the Chicago Tribune . Read More »

US bans Russia's Kaspersky over cyberespionage worries

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An employee walks by a wall at the Moscow headquarters of Internet security giant Kaspersky Lab last October. Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said on Tuesday it is considering making changes to its subsidiary that sells products to the USA government, at a time when the company is facing allegations that it may be vulnerable to Russian influence. Read More »

70 percent of St. Maarten homes badly damaged by Irma

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Martin/St. Maarten which is half-French and half-Dutch. Mr Macron stayed overnight on St Martin , reportedly sleeping on a camp cot, and was heading on Wednesday to the heavily-damaged island of St Barts. There have also been reports of men armed with machine guns and machetes roaming the streets. "One by one everyone went quiet". You can't drive your vehicle without a weapon, it's turning really nasty. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: 1200 Americans Evacuated From St. Martin

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About a million people were without power in Puerto Rico after Irma sideswiped the island overnight, and almost half the territory's hospitals were relying on generators. Gibraltarian Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo said today: "Anybody who is in any doubt as to the continued strategic importance of Gibraltar only needs to look to the huge contribution Gibraltar is making, at nearly no notice, to the worldwide humanitarian relief effort for the Caribbean". Read More »

US Insurance Program Could Pay $11B For Harvey

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If a tree in your yard hits your home, the property damage is covered by your homeowner policy. Wright said uninsured homeowners around the country should learn from what is happening in Houston and other flood-ravaged parts of the country and seriously weigh whether they should buy a policy. Read More »

Rising waters could force stretch of I-75 to close

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Other bridges that could be affected include USA 27, US 41, State Road 47 and USA 121, according to a release from FHP. They say that at this time, I-75 is safe and passable, however, if the river keeps rising, I-75 south of I-10 and north of U.S 441 in Alachua will be completely closed. Read More »

Illegal border crossing case against Saakashvili set for September 18

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However, Saakashvili said in August that he is going to come back to Ukraine from Poland on September 10, 2017. "In an interview with The Associated Press at his hotel Monday night, Saakashvili called the current situation in Ukraine "tragic" and said he would devote himself to helping to create a "new political class for an emerging Ukraine," wrote AP. Read More »

'Multiple injuries' reported after shooting at high school in Washington state

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Ambulances were seen responding to the scene. Two have been admitted to a hospital. Four people have been hurt in a shooting that took place at the Freeman High School in Spokane , Washington, on Wednesday. Baxter said she's now being held in a multipurpose room with about 30 other people in Freeman Elementary School, which is also nearby. A lockdown on all Spokane Public Schools was lifted at 11:25 a.m. Read More »

Rate of Texans without health insurance falls, still tops US

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The ACA helped lower the uninsured rate by ushering in new health insurance requirements and expanding eligibility for coverage. The number of people without health insurance in Texas continues to decline, but the state still has more residents without coverage than anywhere in the nation. Read More »

Obama to host global summit in Chicago

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No matter if you're from a rural town or a big city, we want to hear about the positive impact you're having in your community, and why you should join us in Chicago. The inaugural Obama Foundation Summit will be held in Chicago at the presidential library. The former president not only remains very popular but is seeing his popularity rating increase in the Trump era. Read More »

Iran to rebuild Syria's electricity equipment, power plants

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Tehran has signed several agreements with its ally Damascus to improve the production and distribution of electricity in war-ravaged Syria, officials in Iran and Syrian state media said today. Iran , along with Russian Federation, has backed President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's six-year-old civil war against USA - and Turkish-backed rebels and in the fight against the extremist group Islamic State (IS). Read More »

Police review security after woman arrested at Prince George's school

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The suspect remains in custody at a South London police station. George, whose formal title is Prince George of Cambridge, is known as George Cambridge to his classmates at the £17,600-a-year (US$23,000) school. London's Metropolitan Police say the force is working with the school to review its security arrangements. He was expected to begin by attending school for half-days, before building up to longer hours. Read More »

North Korea sanctions 'small step,' warns of more

China , which is estimated to account for roughly 90% of North Korea's foreign trade, has been repeatedly criticized by experts for not doing enough to implement previous United Nations sanctions. "This explosive power is high is also close to what 38 North had previously determined as the maximum capacity of the test site of Punggye-ri", says the site. Read More »

White House says details soon on taxes, DACA

During his presidential campaign and since, Trump has repeatedly promised to build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. The headline on Albert Hunt's opinion piece at Bloomberg Monday expresses those doubts bluntly: "Don't Expect Trump and Congress to Do Anything". Read More »

West Bengal CM Mamata urges Gorkhaland protesters to call off stir

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Gurung's comment comes against the backdrop of Banerjee's appeal to the agitators to withdraw the indefinite shutdown which entered its 90th day on Tuesday. Meanwhile, GJMis also dealing with difference amongst the party. File image of Bimal Gurung . He demanded a high-level investigation into recent skirmishes in Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts and into the killing of several pro-Gorkhaland activists. Read More »

Myanmar faces growing pressure over Rohingya crisis

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The violence and exodus began on August 25 when Rohingya insurgents attacked Myanmar police and paramilitary posts in what they said was an effort to protect their ethnic minority from persecution by security forces in the majority Buddhist country. Read More »

20000 evacuated across Moscow over bomb threats

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Three of Moscow's main train stations were being checked on Wednesday, along with the city's famous GUM department store near Red Square, and more than 20 other buildings, the news agency said. Also, students and teaching stuff were evacuated from the Sechenov Medical University, MGIMO International Relations University and Plekhanov University of Economics. Read More »

Juncker Calls for Free-Trade Talks With Australia and New Zealand

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Regarding Turkey, Juncker wasn't too positive, because in the European Union "the rule of law, justice and fundamental rights" took priority and "that rules out European Union membership for Turkey for the foreseeable future". "When I stood before you this time previous year, I had a somewhat easier speech to give". He called for closer economic and defence co-operation among member states, including more support for states preparing to join the euro, and reforms to the single market. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Closing In On Tampa

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The city of Jacksonville in northeast Florida ordered urgent evacuations on Monday. He said the Navy dispatched the USS Iwo Jima, USS New York and the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln to help with search and rescue and other relief efforts. Read More »

Divers recover 2 bodies of missing dredger crew

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Seven sailors of the dredger - all Chinese nationals - were rescued by the Singapore Police Coast Guard and transferred to the Singapore General Hospital for medical treatment, the statement added. The MPA said it had notified the Indonesian Rescue Coordination Centre about the incident and had deployed five vessels to assist with SAR operations in Indonesia's territorial waters. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers mock Ted Cruz for porn tweet fiasco

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But he doesn't really believe Cruz, hater of dildos , is responsible. As any smart business person will tell you - when Ted Cruz endorses your pornography venture, you cash in on it. Kimmel then revealed his four theories of "how this could have happened". His Twitter account was hacked. No. 3. Cruz has since denied that he personally "Liked" the post, saying it was actually a staffer and that the click was "inadvertent". Read More »