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Forecasters expect it to resume a northwest track at about 10 miles per hour. It extended warnings for the storm westward to High Island, Texas , and of heavy rainfall across most portions of the Gulf Coast. This method of naming also allows the NHC to issue tropical storm watches and warnings before a storm is named. The announcement draws a stark contrast to just 24 hours ago, when forecasters predicted the storm, an unnamed, slow-moving low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico , ...
  • Early projections suggest Macron's REM party winning majority

    Early projections suggest Macron's REM party winning majority

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    Socialist leader Jean-Christophe Cambadélis lost his seat in the first round. The FN's deputy leader Florian Philippot admitted to "disappointment" and called on voters to "mobilise massively" for the second round. Candidates from the conservative Republicans party are expected to arrive in second position, and other parties with possibly more than 100 seats. One of Macron's key economic policies involves loosening France's extensive labour legislation, and a clear parliamentary majority ...
  • French far-right bars founder Jean-Marie Le Pen on birthday

    French far-right bars founder Jean-Marie Le Pen on birthday

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    Many of Macron's lawmakers will be political novices, something which will change the face of parliament at the expense of the conservative and socialist parties which have ruled France for decades. After four failed attempts to enter the National Assembly, recently defeated presidential candidate and National Front leader Marine Le Pen was finally elected as an MP in the far-right stronghold of Henin-Beaumont, northern France.
  • United States moves to reassure Qatar with arms sale, joint exercise

    United States moves to reassure Qatar with arms sale, joint exercise

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    According to Bloomberg News, Qatar has signed to buy 36 F-15 jets. The State Department a year ago said it had authorized the sale of 72 F-15 Strike Eagle jets to Qatar . Qatar is an important base for the US military carrying out operations against Islamic State militants and other groups in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and beyond.
  • BJP Parliamentary Board to meet to finalise presidential nominee

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    BJP National President Amit Shah accompanied by Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and State BJP chief Raosaheb Danve meets Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray at Matoshree in Mumbai on Sunday. The presidential election is expected to be a close affair this time as neither the ruling BJP nor the opposition parties have the numbers on their side to unilaterally elect the next president of India, the highest post in the country.
  • Ambulance before Prez convoy: Cop rewarded

    Ambulance before Prez convoy: Cop rewarded

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    He is, since then, in news for taking this step and moving ahead of VIP culture to allow someone desperately in need to go ahead of the President. While traffic was blocked to make way for President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy, Nijalingappa spotted an ambulance with its siren on indicating that it was an emergency.
  • Gulf Coast prepares for Tropical Storm Cindy

    Gulf Coast prepares for Tropical Storm Cindy

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    So far, "Potential Tropical Cyclone Three" has winds of 40 miles per hour, but Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft were unable to find a well-defined center of circulation, which keeps it from being a named storm. Forecasters say the Alabama and MS coasts could be inundated with as much as 15 inches (38 centimeters) of rain from a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Russian Federation begin Confederations Cup campaign with easy win over New Zealand

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    Boxall Goal 31′ and Smolov Goal 69′ played well against New Zealand at Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg and that made a key to kick off match. After New Zealand lost possession in a unsafe area, Poloz's neat touch released Glushakov, who clipped his finish over Marinovic and off the post before Boxall bundled the ball into his own net as he and Smith frantically tried to clear.
  • Former AP Chief Secretary who criticised Chandrababu Naidu sacked from post

    Former AP Chief Secretary who criticised Chandrababu Naidu sacked from post

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    Former Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh and AP Brahmana Corporation Chairman IYR Krishna Rao has incurred the wrath of CM Chandrababu Naidu following his derogatory comments on the state government on his facebook account. He claimed that he went by the merits of the applicants and not by their political affiliations. "I plan to write on Amaravati and other issues", he said.
  • Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House

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    Spicer is now interviewing candidates to replace him as he prepares to move into a higher role overseeing communications for the entire administration, according to reports. In the briefing Monday, Spicer's official reason for being off-camera was that he wanted to defer to Trump. "It's a really good question, Brooke, and it's a question that I would ask, but unfortunately at this White House we wouldn't have the video or audio to show you the answer to that question because of the ...
  • Hotels, restaurants on highways can now serve liquor: Punjab Govt.

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    Sachit Jain, deputy chairman, CII Northern Region, said the budget and preceding announcements by the chief minister clearly demonstrate the state Government's intent to accelerate Industrial growth . The SAD said that with Rs 1500 crore budgetary provision, only loan worth Rs 14,705 per farmer can be waived. In budget, the state government has also made a decision to provide 300 units free of cost electricity to every freedom fighter's home.