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Cowboys Emerge Winners in a Lose-Lose Situation

Cowboys Emerge Winners in a Lose-Lose Situation

The Cowboys , who didn't play until Monday night, chose to take a knee before the national anthem and stand with arms locked during it. It all started on Friday, Sept. Jones was the only owner not to release a statement in response to Trump's comments but said Monday he wanted the team's "actions to speak louder than words". Read More

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Border Wall Prototypes Underway Despite Lawsuits, Uncertain Funding

Border Wall Prototypes Underway Despite Lawsuits, Uncertain Funding

The prototypes will be built one beside the other on a plot of ground just yards from the fence dividing Otay Mesa from Tijuana, Mexico . In its most recent effort to dispel further confusion, Mexico's Ministry of Foreign Affairs wrote in a statement late last month, "As the Mexican government has always stated, our country will not pay, under any circumstances, for a wall or physical barrier built on US territory along the Mexican border". Read More

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'Matter of hours' before Bali volcano erupts, says Indonesian government

'Matter of hours' before Bali volcano erupts, says Indonesian government

Mount Agung, 75 kilometres (47 miles) from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August and threatening to erupt for the first time in more than 50 years. "Instrumentally we have never recorded such high energy or seismicity from Mount Agung", said Devy Kamil Syahbana, a seismologist from Indonesia's centre for volcanology and geological hazard mitigation. Read More

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Supreme Court Cancels Travel Ban Hearing Date, Orders Both Sides to Reassess

Supreme Court Cancels Travel Ban Hearing Date, Orders Both Sides to Reassess

Venezuela on Monday accused US President Donald Trump of conducting "political terrorism" through travel restrictions on eight countries including the socialist-run South American nation, which is already at loggerheads with Washington. Unlike the very first order, which caused great chaos at airports and generated much fear about people lawfully in the United States being deported, the new order does not affect permanent legal residents or those with valid visas (e.g., student and employee ... Read More

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Quake detected near North Korean nuclear test site

Quake detected near North Korean nuclear test site

Reacting to Trump's assertions, North Korean leader said that remarks by "deranged" US President convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea . President Donald Trump. Kim Jong Un of North Korea , who is obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people , will be tested like never before! These sanctions, harsher than those approved before by the UN.and individual governments such as the United States, are created to choke North Korea's economy. Read More

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Health care groups oppose GOP bill

Health care groups oppose GOP bill

When asked if she believed Russia's efforts were a personal attack on her, she said she doesn't take it personally. In a lengthy written statement, the Arizona senator said he "cannot in good conscience" vote for the legislation from Republican Senators Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsey Graham of SC, which GOP leaders have been aiming to bring to the Senate floor next week. Read More

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President Trump Wants a 4th of July Military Parade

President Trump Wants a 4th of July Military Parade

Trump had earlier escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man". It's not the first time Macron has hit out at French media. French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday suggested holding next year an worldwide conference on fighting online propaganda of terrorism. Read More

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49ers' Pierre Garcon faces uphill battle against Seahawks in Week 2

49ers' Pierre Garcon faces uphill battle against Seahawks in Week 2

His backup, Matt Breida , played well, too. He deserved more than five touches - he's one of the Niners' most risky weapons. We'll see how he is tomorrow all the way to game day, but he looked really good. The Seattle Seahawks' first touchdown of the season was worth the very long wait. He was solid. Ray Ray Armstrong was exposed for what he is - a backup playing as a starter. Read More

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Four Florida teams in AP Top 25 poll; Alabama firmly on top

Four Florida teams in AP Top 25 poll; Alabama firmly on top

With the win, Vandy is 3-0 to start the season for the first time since 2011, James Franklin's first of three with the program. LSU barely hung on to the final spot in the rankings after an embarrassing home blowout. Clemson hopped over OU after a decisive victory at Louisville . Just like that, Mississippi State is a top 25 team. Georgia jumps into the 10th position this week and MI continues its rise on my ballot, moving up to 11th with a workmanlike win over Air Force. Read More

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Ex-St. Louis Cop Acquitted in 2011 Shooting of Black Driver

Ex-St. Louis Cop Acquitted in 2011 Shooting of Black Driver

Louis Post-Dispatch. However, he claims that he didn't recall saying it. Wilson wrote the statement "was not intelligible" and that its "context is not clear". Under Missouri law, police officers may use deadly force only to make an arrest when they reasonably believe both that deadly force is necessary to make the arrest and when they also reasonably believe that the person being arrested may endanger life or risk inflicting serious physical injury unless arrested without delay. Read More

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North Korea's latest nuclear test was so powerful, it shrunk a mountain

North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test on September 3, prompting the U.N. Security Council to step up sanctions with a ban on the reclusive regime's textile exports and a cap on fuel supplies. On July 28 , North Korea tested one that could theoretically hit major U.S. cities like Chicago, New York, or even Washington , DC. "The adoption of sanctions resolution against my country is an extreme manifestation of USA intention to eliminate at any cost the ideology, social system of ... Read More

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Three Iranians among seven dead in twin attacks in south Iraq

Three Iranians among seven dead in twin attacks in south Iraq

The incident took place when Daesh terrorists fired randomly at a restaurant, located next to the worldwide highway, in Thi Qar province, killing scores of civilians. Health officials in the province said the death toll could rise because some of those injured are in critical condition. Islamic State has said it was responsible for the suicide attacks that left almost 90 injured at a roadside restaurant and checkpoint near the city of Nasiriyah, in the southern Thi Qar province. Read More

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New Hampshire voter fraud fight takes new turn

New Hampshire voter fraud fight takes new turn

One man's mother, who was in a "memory care" ward of a nursing home and deemed too incapacitated to vote, somehow still managed to have a ballot cast in her name in Florida. Using such licenses for voter registration is legal in the state, but it was pointed out that only a thousand and fourteen of these people later obtained a New Hampshire license. Read More

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Ryan International School Murder Case: Principal, Teachers Arrested

Ryan International School Murder Case: Principal, Teachers Arrested

Guidelines for school buses include, among other things, a "school bus" label with name and number of school, not exceeding 50 kmph speed, having an escort from school travel in the bus etc. Justice Gadkar replying to the public prosecutor said, "For transit anticipatory bail why should this court hear the Haryana government". He also alleged that there have been lapses on part of the school administration. Read More

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'Cooperation Between American and Kuwait Has Never Been Stronger'

'Cooperation Between American and Kuwait Has Never Been Stronger'

In an Oval Office meeting with congressional Democrats on Thursday, President Donald Trump reportedly complained that Air Force One is smaller than the plane flown by the emir of Kuwait, who visited the White House this week. "The US president was quite restraint - he didn't use any inflammatory language and didn't escalate his declarations against any particular country", Bishara said. Read More

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Trump administration appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban

Trump administration appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban

Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit had said its ruling allowing refugees with resettlement agreements would take effect Tuesday, which Wall asserted could be disruptive. Notably, the Justice Department is not asking the Supreme Court to halt that more broad definition of a "close familial relationship". "This Court's ruling can not plausibly bear that construction, which would as a practical matter render the partial stay this Court granted as to the refugee provisions a dead letter", the ... Read More

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ISIS militants attacked an Egyptian police convoy: 18 dead

ISIS militants attacked an Egyptian police convoy: 18 dead

At least 23 Egyptian soldiers were killed when suicide vehicle bombs tore through two military checkpoints in North Sinai in July, in one of the bloodiest assaults on security forces in years. Private newspaper al-Masry al-Youm, citing security sources, reported that the slain extremists were from the self-styled Hasm group, which authorities accuse of being the armed wing of the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. Read More

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Hillary Blames Women's March for Loss Too

Hillary Blames Women's March for Loss Too

Hillary Clinton was so confident she'd become the first female president of the United States that she had only drafted one Election Day speech: for victory. But in the end, she admits that she made mistakes, including her use of the word "deplorables" to describe Trump supporters, and that "maybe I missed a few chances " during the campaign. Read More

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Macron: France will continue to support Greece

Macron: France will continue to support Greece

At the same time, he repeated Macron's view that the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) has evolved into an institution that can assume the IMF's role in the Euro zone. Tsipras, having opposed the tactics of previous governments, came to power in 2015 with pledge to kick out the country's creditors and halt all austerity measures, only for Greece to become the recipient of a third bailout deal. Read More

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Israeli Jets 'Hit Syrian Chemical Site'

Israeli Jets 'Hit Syrian Chemical Site'

Unconfirmed Arab media reports say a chemical weapons production facility was hit in the attack. An Israel Defense Forces spokesperson declined to comment on the incident. But that Israeli officials have in the past admitted to Israel hitting weapons shipments believed to be bound for Hezbollah, an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Read More

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Fischer's departure expedites Trump's overhaul of Fed leadership

Fischer's departure expedites Trump's overhaul of Fed leadership

Fischer's term was set to expire in June 2018 and his tenure on the Fed was slated to end in January 2020. The resignation comes about nine months before Fischer's term as vice chairman was set to expire . Goodfriend, 66, worked for more than 20 years at the Richmond Fed and is seen as a leading hawkish voice on monetary policy. Former Board of Governors member Daniel Tarullo stepped down in April. Read More

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Pliskova undaunted by fall from No. 1 after US Open loss

Pliskova undaunted by fall from No. 1 after US Open loss

Two days after he pushed a match ball to move to the next round, Pliskova has dominated its opponent as the fans continued to pour on the site of the stadium tennis Billie Jean King. "The other two were a little shaky", Pliskova said of her first few matches. "It's a process", she said, "but I couldn't wish for anything better". This is easily the best American women's performance at this event since 2002, when five of the top eight were US players. Read More

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Japan PM agrees with Trump that cooperation needed with N.Korean threat

Japan PM agrees with Trump that cooperation needed with N.Korean threat

Trump, who has warned that the USA military is "locked and loaded" in case of further North Korean provocation, reacted angrily to the latest missile test, declaring on Twitter that "talking is not the answer" to resolving the crisis. Impoverished North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. Read More

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USA fighter jets stage mock bombing drill over Korean Peninsula

USA fighter jets stage mock bombing drill over Korean Peninsula

U.S. Pacific Command, which oversees military operations in the region, disclosed the mission Thursday. Le Drian called on Pyongyang to "return to the path of negotiations" in a bid to ease tensions. " We will still seek to resume these talks , " he said, adding that "we know that Americans are talking with representatives of Pyongyang via some semi-secret, semi-official, semi-academic channel". Read More

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