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Trump continues 'bromance' with France's Macron

Trump continues 'bromance' with France's Macron

Trump was blown away by what he experienced in Paris on July 14, when he joined French President Emmanuel Macron at the Place de la Concorde to watch thousands of French troops advance down the Champs-Elysées. Trump had previously expressed an interest in including military vehicles in his inaugural parade. "We're going to have to try to top it, but we have a lot of planes going over and a lot of military might, and it was really a attractive thing to see, and representatives from ... Read More

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Hurricane Maria headed towards the Caribbean

Hurricane Maria headed towards the Caribbean

Hurricane Maria is a Category 1 with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour moving west northwest at 15 miles per hour. Most model plots show the system arcing north and away from Florida later this week, but it's still too early to rule out the possibility of impact here, WINK meteorlogist Matt Devitt. Read More

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3 in Associated Press Top 25

3 in Associated Press Top 25

Oklahoma remained steady in coaches poll behind Alabama and Clemson . Mississippi State joins the Top 25 at No.17 after dominating LSU 37-7. Meanwhile, Florida State fell a spot to No. 14. Ohio State still has the best chances of any Big Ten team, despite a Week 2 loss to Oklahoma. Vanderbilt , which beat a ranked K-State team on Saturday night, is not ranked despite having three wins. Read More

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Paul Ryan Plugs Away at Tax Reform

Paul Ryan Plugs Away at Tax Reform

During a meeting with a group of bipartisan lawmakers, President Donald Trump told reporters that working on a bipartisan tax reform is a "positive thing". Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus have said they won't vote to pass a budget out of the House until they get more details on tax changes. Read More

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'Iranian pilgrims' among 50 dead in Islamic State-claimed Iraq blast

'Iranian pilgrims' among 50 dead in Islamic State-claimed Iraq blast

He warned that the death toll could rise as numerous wounded were in serious condition. In a statement released by its propaganda arm Amaq, IS said several suicide bombers had staged the assault on a restaurant and a security checkpoint. Iraqi and Kurdish security officials told Reuters the Sunni militants were likely to wage a guerrilla war in Iraq after devastating territorial losses they suffered from Iraqi forces. Read More

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Monday Update-David Johnson Wrist Injury,

Monday Update-David Johnson Wrist Injury, "Would Require Surgery"

Johnson's injury likely means the Cardinals will be even more reliant on Palmer to win with his arm, which should benefit San Francisco in their matchups against the 38-year-old quarterback. It's going to be extremely hard for owners without I.R. spots to keep Johnson on rosters tying up a spot for that long. David Johnson , in his third season as a pro, was on the cover of the Sports Illustrated NFL preview edition and the No. Read More

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Scotland rise 15 places in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings as Wales leapfrog England

Scotland rise 15 places in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings as Wales leapfrog England

The post Super Eagles: See Nigeria Latest FIFA Ranking appeared first on Ngyab . The Philippines is the highest-ranking country in the Southeast Asian region, followed by Vietnam (130), Thailand (137) and Myanmar (152). It comes after the Caltex Socceroos had a win (2-1 over Thailand) and a loss (2-0 to Japan) in their most recent FIFA World Cup qualifiers. However, Australia who are set to play their world cup play-off against war torn nation Syria, rank 50th in September FIFA ... Read More

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Prisoners escape from British Virgin Islands jail in wake of Hurricane Irma

Prisoners escape from British Virgin Islands jail in wake of Hurricane Irma

Maarten/St. Martin, St. Barts, and Saba in this instance and others in the wider Caribbean". Branson, who lives in the British Virgin Islands , which were devastated by Irma, rode out the storm in his wine cellar. In addition to the military personnel, 47 British police officers have also arrived in the British Virgin Islands to assist local officers. "I think a lot more should be done from us worldwide to help them out". Read More

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Modi, PM Abe visit Sabarmati ashram, pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

Modi, PM Abe visit Sabarmati ashram, pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

They spent almost 25 minutes at the ashram before visiting an iconic medieval era mosque- Sidi Saiyyed-an architectural marvel located in the eastern part of the world heritage city. India and Japan are likely to go beyond breaking ground for India's first bullet train project and break new ground with agreements in the defence and nuclear power sectors, including India's purchase of Japanese-built U.S. Read More

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200 pilots call in sick, forcing Air Berlin to scrap flights

200 pilots call in sick, forcing Air Berlin to scrap flights

But he added that the firm could if necessary buy up all of Air Berlin's assets, including 140 leased aircraft and prized landing and takeoff slots at German airports. However, the pilots' union, Vereinigung Cockpit, denied the report, saying: "At no point did the VC call for (pilots) to report ill". At least 32 were canceled Wednesday, though Air Berlin said more pilots were returning. Read More

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Najib sets foot in the White House

Najib sets foot in the White House

The White House refused to say whether the issue will come up, and has tried to shift the focus onto relations with a key partner in South East Asia. Upon arrival to the United States, the Malaysian leader and his large diplomatic entourage checked into the Trump family's swank DC hotel, which the president still owns, according to ThinkProgress . Read More

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Georgia's Saakashvili Forces His Way Into Ukraine

Georgia's Saakashvili Forces His Way Into Ukraine

While in Warsaw on Friday, Saakashvili asserted that Ukraine was witnessing a roll-back of reforms and efforts to stem corruption, reiterating that he wanted to get back into politics . Saakashvili was outside the country when the decision was made. As of this May, the approval rating of Mr Saakashvili's party, the Movement of New Forces, stood at 1.1 per cent, according to a local pollster. Read More

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Trump to hold fourth Cabinet meeting Saturday during Irma landfall

Trump to hold fourth Cabinet meeting Saturday during Irma landfall

This comes after several gulf states cut off trade and diplomatic ties with Qatar earlier this year, amid claims the country supports terrorism. "We're not playing politics, we're just doing what's right", Trump said. Marco Rubio of Florida, where Irma made its US landfall over the Keys, she said. She feared for her canal-facing home. Irma will be the second hurricane to sweep through the U.S.in recent weeks, after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeast Texas and later Louisiana, ... Read More

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Crane collapses in Miami from Hurricane Irma winds

Crane collapses in Miami from Hurricane Irma winds

Vice Chairman of Coastal Construction Dan Whiteman said he has 12 cranes in the Miami area, which are created to spin like weather vanes to ensure stability, according to an Associated Press report. The arms of the tower cranes are left unlocked during storms, allowing them to swing around and follow the wind, much like a weather vane. Social media posts showed areas of downtown completely under water, with main roads resembling white-water rivers. Read More

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Second Amazon Headquarters Will Create Up to 50000 Jobs

Second Amazon Headquarters Will Create Up to 50000 Jobs

To choose the ideal location, Amazon does have some pre-requisites, including a metropolitan area with more than one million people, and a "stable and business-friendly environment" that can attract and retain technical talent. We're asking what Amazon's timeline is for the HQ2. Proposals are being requested by October 19, and Amazon indicated it would make a decision on the location sometime next year. Read More

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Top European court's ruling might embolden USA tech companies to challenge regulators

Top European court's ruling might embolden USA tech companies to challenge regulators

The EU's top court on Wednesday ordered a lower court to reconsider its rejection of an appeal by United States chip giant Intel against one of the EU's biggest-ever fines for breaking competition rules. The tech company then brought an appeal against the General Court's judgment before the Court of Justice . Today's ECJ ruling could mean dominant companies feel they have more flexibility in offering rebates to high-volume buyers, suggested Komninos - adding that that could ultimately ... Read More

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Facebook Says Russia-Based Operation Bought Ads Targeting US Voters

Facebook Says Russia-Based Operation Bought Ads Targeting US Voters

Facebook announced the findings in a blog post by its chief security officer, Alex Stamos, and said that it was co-operating with federal inquiries into influence operations during the 2016 US presidential election. Facebook said it was cooperating with inquiries by Congress into whether Russian Federation sought to influence the election. Facebook said it was trying. Read More

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Activists Get Personal to Derail Trump Tax Cuts

Activists Get Personal to Derail Trump Tax Cuts

Not many people enjoy paying taxes. Burgum, a first-term Republican, said the USA tax code is "long overdue for reform". Even his insistence on constructing a wall between the US and Mexico looks more and more like a pipe dream, as Congress discusses an annual budget that doesn't offer almost as much funding for the project as President Trump desires. Read More

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