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Karas zu Juncker-Rede: Lackmustest für Europatauglichkeit der Mitgliedstaaten

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Den Euro-Beitritt weiterer Länder könne man nicht "über das Knie brechen". Ein Vorschlag, der in Berlin skeptisch gesehen werden dürfte. Zur Flüchtlingspolitik sagte Juncker, die EU müsse Flüchtlingen weiter offenstehen. Der Europäische Gerichtshof (EuGH) in Luxemburg hatte jüngst befunden, dass ein 2015 mehrheitlich unter den EU-Staaten getroffener Beschluss zur Umverteilung von Flüchtlingen rechtens ist. Read More »

Mexicans' views of USA decline dramatically, Pew Center poll shows

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In a survey of 1,000 Mexican respondents, 65% expressed a negative opinion of the US - more than twice the 29% of those who said the same thing in 2015, the year Donald Trump announced he was running for president. Trump and Peña Nieto were scheduled to talk Tuesday, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said then in response to questions about the lack of statement. Read More »

A Shaken Caribbean Turns To Recovery After Irma's Destruction

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Martin alone at $1.8 billion. "This is a very big consular crisis and I am confident we are doing everything we possibly can to help British nationals", he said. MAPP: A number of our large supermarkets remained intact, and so we shrunk the curfew to give people an opportunity to go out and be able to buy food. Read More »

Pakistan win toss, bat against World XI in second T20

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Spectators cheering the players as they watching the 2nd Twenty20 worldwide match played between the World XI and Pakistan at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium. Shoaib Malik once again tried to lift the innings through his 23-ball 39 that was spiced with three sixes, but a disciplined bowling effort from World XI meant the brakes were applied on Pakistan's innings at crucial junctures. Read More »

5 dead at Florida nursing home after Irma knocks out power

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Elsewhere, at least 13 people are believed to have been killed in Florida in Irma-related circumstances. Police opened a criminal investigation Wednesday (US time) into the deaths of at least six people at a South Florida nursing home that apparently was without air conditioning amid ongoing power outages from Hurricane Irma , according to local officials. Read More »

Jimmy Carter defends Trump on DACA actions

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We're working on a plan for DACA. Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer - whose dinner with Trump Wednesday night was at the heart of the controversy - insisted there was discussion and even agreement on legislation that would offer eventual citizenship to the immigrants in question. Read More »

Qatar emir to visit Turkey Thursday: Turkish presidency

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He added that if the emir and crown prince truly "seeks to improve the tarnished image of his country, let him address two issues that are now of major concern to the Jewish community: Let him declare the jihadi ideology of Al Jazeera unacceptable, and let him proclaim Qaradawi's Zionophobia a form of racism". Read More »

Omar Gaber watches from bench as Manchester United trash Basel

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That resulted in nearly 174,000 transfers out as armchair managers were forced to quickly change their plans - perhaps contributing to a boost in ownership for one of his team-mates. "I didn't like it, the players relaxed too much". And Mourinho continued to back Fellaini, who found the opening goal just 16 minutes after coming on. Read More »

Terry Fox Run nearing start line in Nanaimo

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According to terryfox.org, every year, millions of people in close to 25 countries participate in Terry Fox Runs and Terry Fox fundraising events. There will be two routes: one stretching five kilometres and a shorter 2km route as well, with dogs allowed on the shorter walk, but not the 5km. Read More »

Trump Told Sessions to Resign During Humiliating Oval Office Meeting

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The president blamed the appointment of the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, on Mr. Sessions's decision to recuse himself from the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation - a move Mr. Neither the Department of Justice or the White House had commented on the Times report as of Thursday afternoon. In the same month, Trump took to Twitter to blast Sessions for failing to further investigate leaks and his former political opponent Hillary Clinton's private email server ... Read More »

NYPD releases bodycam footage of deadly Bronx police shooting

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New York Police Department (NYPD) plans to release body camera footage of the fatal shooting of a Jamaican male student residing in the U.S. by police personnel inside his apartment in the Bronx area of New York eight days ago. A law enforcement source said about 12 minutes of body camera recordings from the devices worn by four officers on the scene would likely be released out of the about 90 minutes of footage between the time police first arrived and when the shooting took place. Read More »

American Fighting for Daesh Captured in Syria

Ryan Dillon was quoted as saying in the article. This would not be the first case of an American being captured while fighting for the terror group. The State Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment. An American fighting for ISIS reportedly has surrendered - or been captured - in Syria and is being held by US -partnered forces. Read More »

Brazil businessman turns himself into police in graft probe

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The most explosive material Joesley Batista produced was a secret recording he had made of President Michel Temer in which the president apparently admitted paying hush money to an influential politician . Wednesday's accusations focused on the company's activity in the weeks before their plea deals became public. His brother, Joesley Batista, has been in custody since he turned himself in Sunday following questions about his plea testimony in an ongoing corruption case. Read More »

EU's Juncker Says Europe's Economy and Confidence Are Bouncing Back

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This is seen as essential to get member states to agree new rules on asylum to share out responsibilities and give more help to genuine refugees. Juncker, 62, said he had despaired of the EU at times but wants Sibiu to offer EU voters something other than Brexit to wake up to, two months before a European Parliament election. Read More »

Prince George returning to school following suspected break

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He added of their home life: "George rules the roost and Charlotte isn't far behind". Speaking of George's first day of school on September 7 at Thomas's Battersea , William said, "most of the parents were in floods of tears". London police say they arrested a woman who broke into the private Thomas Battersea School and she has now been charged with attempted burglary. Police said a 40-year-old woman was held in custody after someone tried to gain access to the £18,000-a-year ... Read More »

Australia kicks off weeks-long same-sex marriage ballot

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Days after the first openly gay rugby player, Ian Roberts successfully convinced the National Rugby League to support the "yes" initiative for marriage equality, devout Christian footballer made a decision to take to Twitter and spew out his anti-gay thoughts. Read More »

President Trump travels to SWFL to meet with Hurricane Irma victims

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Fort Myers and Naples were among the cities hit hard by Irma, which made landfall in the state Sunday morning as a unsafe Category 4 storm. The president, wearing a white baseball cap with "USA" written on it, later visited Naples, near where Irma first reached the US mainland on Sunday, handed out sandwiches to resident at a feeding station under a blue shade pavilion. Read More »

Nuclear quagmire: Sanctions illegal and evil, says North Korea

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US President Donald Trump has vowed that North Korea will never be allowed to threaten the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile, but has also asked China to do more to rein in its isolated neighbour. Trump told reporters at the start of a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak that he was pleased Malaysia no longer did business with North Korea, before adding that he had just discussed the United Nations vote with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Read More »

Trump slams Susan Rice: 'What she did was wrong'

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Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. It's just the tip of the iceberg. "I heard she admitted that yesterday". Former national security adviser Susan Rice reportedly "unmasked" the identities of Trump transition officials in order to determine why the crown prince of the United Arab Emirates visited NY past year. Read More »

Celebrating Hindi Diwas 2017: How it all began!

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Kovind suggested that those who speak Hindi should greet a Tamilian with a vanakkam, a Sikh with Sat Sri Akal and a Muslim with an Adaab - words of greeting in Tamil, among Sikhs and in Urdu respectively. "So digital literacy will further expand Hindi's reach". The celebration of Hindi Diwas was first begun in 1949 after hard work and great potential of protests to making Hindi the national language for all Indians. Read More »

Juncker announces new code of conduct for European Union executive members

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With the rise of populism - after Brexit and the election of US President Donald Trump - apparently at bay for now, and growth returning after the debt crisis, Mr Juncker said there were reasons to be cheerful. Juncker said, however, that while Europe favoured open commerce, it needed reciprocity from its trading partners . We have said we want a strong and prosperous EU. Read More »

Hyperloop names Orlando-Miami route as victor of global challenge

Overall, the winning routes of the Hyperloop One Global Challenge connect 53 urban centers with roughly 150 million people between the five countries. The pod then hovers above the track via magnetic levitation and moves at airplane speeds because of minimal drag. The company made history this summer with the successful completion of the world's first-full scale hyperloop test, the release stated. Read More »

Sixth Round Of Syria Peace Talks Begins In Astana

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Speaking to reporters afterward, Zarif described the gathering, also attended by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, as "cand positive". The Syrian Arab Republic delegation, headed by al- Jaafari, on Wednesday held two separate meetings with Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov and the Russian delegation led by Lavrentiev for talks on the agenda of the 6th Astana meeting. Read More »

Tottenham's Pochettino hails "massive" Champions League win over Dortmund

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It wasn't going our way but we fought, we kept compact, we tried to be risky when we came out. In the second half we increased our level and the game was under control. Now, especially with the team effort, the first half wasn't easy. "Of course I'm not happy with the result but I'm happy with a big part of the game", said Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. Read More »

State adds 10800 jobs, unemployment rate at 4.2 percent

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The uptick from 3.7 percent in July came as the state lost 6,600 jobs in August; the number of jobs gained in July was revised and cut by 5,100 positions, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development said Thursday . The state's metro areas were paced by a 2.3 percent year-over-year increase in Twin Cities. "Construction has also increased nationally but only by 3.2 percent from a year ago". Read More »

Olive Garden's Never Ending Pasta Pass is back

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There are only 50 of those passes available though, so they will sell out likely within a second. For only $100, you can purchase a single pass, which works for eight weeks of unlimited pasta, breadsticks, soups, and salads. Olive Garden says it sold out of pasta passes in one second previous year. If you're lucky enough to score a Pasta Passport to Italy from the website, you'll have eight minutes to complete your transaction. Read More »

China Will Back North Korea if US Strikes First

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This is the rogue state following its sixth and largest nuclear test that happened over a week ago. Geng called on North Korea to abide by the resolutions of the UN Security Council and stop the development of nuclear missiles, and urged the United States and South Korea to avoid any actions that may further complicate the situation. Read More »

Chainsaw Florida nun hailed a hero for helping clean-up following Hurricane Irma

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The nun smiles for the camera while clad in her full religious regalia and holding tight to the chainsaw. Police said "acts of kindness" like Sister Margaret Ann's remind residents that they're all part of the same community. "They needed to be used". Some Facebook commenters expressed concern for the nun, pointing out how hot it was in Miami and how risky it was to use a chainsaw while wearing loose-fitting clothing like a habit. Read More »

BP Extends Monumental Azeri Oil Field Contract Until 2050

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This contract is signed with more favorable and better conditions for Azerbaijan. The first and original contract for the ACG field, which is a block of oil and gas fields in Azerbaijan, was signed in 1994 and has since supplied the global market with its oil reserves of one billion tonnes. Read More »

United States urges China to use oil leverage on NKorea

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The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to boost sanctions on North Korea on Monday, but U.S. President Donald Trump has said they were a small step and nothing compared to what would have to happen to deal with the country's nuclear program. Read More »

Flare endangers referee as Maribor, Spartak Moscow draw 1-1

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Such is Liverpool's concern they contacted Uefa to ensure they are fully informed of developments, and are also seeking guarantees of supporters' safety. Because Aytekin appeared to see the flare and suspend the game, it will likely be included in his report, meaning UEFA could investigate. When the Champions League Group E opener did get under way, an Aleksandr Samedov first-half strike gave Spartak the lead before a late Damjan Bohar equalizer on 85 minutes for the hosts saw the game end ... Read More »

Tom Crawford: Hurricanes show us who the hypocrites are

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The two high-intensity hurricanes, which made landfall in the USA over the past two weeks, have killed dozens and injured thousands of homes in Texas and Florida. "I've seen it and I certainly trust the evidence that climate change is real, it's happening, it's affecting us now, and it will affect us in the future". Read More »

Rare White Giraffes, Mom and Baby, Caught on Video in Kenya

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A blog by HCP reports that the leucistic giraffes were first spotted by villagers near the Ishaqbin nature reserve. Their creamy coloring is due to a genetic condition called leucism , in which there is partial loss of pigmentation in an animal's skin, hair, feathers, scales or cuticle, but not the eyes. Read More »

Florida victims begin road to recovery after Hurricane Irma devastation

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More than 4 million customers in Florida and other states hit by Hurricane Irma remain without electricity, complicating efforts to recover from the huge and intense storm. Residents and business owners in the Upper Keys were allowed back into the area Tuesday morning as far south as Islamorada. Key West officials anticipate their island will be open by Fantasy Fest, the annual costume festival, on October 20. Read More »