• No, We're Definitely Not Paying For Your Border Wall

    No, We're Definitely Not Paying For Your Border Wall

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    One of Trump's principle campaign promises was to build a wall at the southern border and have Mexico pay for it, CNN reported . Trump posted successive tweets on Sunday suggesting the USA may have to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement and repeating his oft-stated pledge during the campaign that the US would build a wall and Mexico would pay for it.
  • 15 rescued from Dickinson nursing home

    15 rescued from Dickinson nursing home

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    The president's hands-on approach to dealing with Tropical Storm Harvey and supporting Gov. Abbott's efforts to keep residents safe has attracted wide notice. Ken Clark with the Galveston Office of Emergency Services confirms that photo was indeed real, and says that 20 - 25 residents have been evacuated to safety.
  • New Jersey Red Cross volunteers deployed to Harvey relief efforts

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    As people in Texas endured one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever hit the United States since Katrina, Red Cross volunteers from CT stepped in to help. While two volunteers are headed toward Texas this week, Bobalik said they had another 12 volunteers waiting on standby. "They're coming from all over the United States".
  • 'Mahagathbandhan' just fighting for existence: BJP on RJD's rally

    'Mahagathbandhan' just fighting for existence: BJP on RJD's rally

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    RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadavs opposition rally at Patna will not have any impact on the BJP government , Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said today. "We feel that he has voluntarily left the JD (U) by going against the party line". Speaking to ANI , a senior party leader said that Yadav was earlier warned that this would be seen as an anti-party activity, ANI said.
  • Srikanth crashes out of Badminton Worlds

    Srikanth crashes out of Badminton Worlds

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    Padukone is also credited for being the first Indian to win a medal at the Badminton World Championships. Sindhu then moved to 20-17 lead but Okuhara saved three game points and a delectable drop shot gave Sindhu a breather and then won 22-20.
  • Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar as fresh violence erupts

    Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar as fresh violence erupts

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    Ethnic Rohingya militants armed with guns and machetes attacked Myanmar security forces at police and border outposts overnight in a troubled western state, has left a number of people dead according to police. Around 2,000 to 2,500 Rohingyas got into Bangladesh from Myanmar yesterday. "I would like to express my full closeness to them - and let all of us ask the Lord to save them, and to raise up men and women of good will to help them, who shall give them their full rights".
  • Dog stocks up on food after Hurricane Harvey strikes

    Dog stocks up on food after Hurricane Harvey strikes

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    The picture's been shared more than 23,000 times. A picture of a dog carrying a bag of food down the street has provided a much-needed light moment during Hurricane Harvey's devastating churn through Texas. Dogs name is Otis' (sic). The man discovered the dog ran away when he came to check it on Friday. The next morning Segovia noticed Otis' bag of dog food was also missing.
  • Tropical Storm Watch issued for coastal SC, NC counties

    Tropical Storm Watch issued for coastal SC, NC counties

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    When that happens, the system will be given the name "Irma". The nature of this low pressure system will result in a sharp west to east cutoff between heavy rain and very little rain. Coastal locations can expect the possibility of 1 to 3 inches of rainfall while further inland, rainfall will be less than 2 inches. The gustiest winds will occur for areas along the immediate beaches where gusts of 35 to 40 are possible late Monday through Monday evening.
  • Spanish attacks death toll rises to 16 after woman dies in hospital

    Spanish attacks death toll rises to 16 after woman dies in hospital

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    The death toll in the Barcelona terrorist attack reached 14 on Sunday, when a German woman died from injuries she sustained in the August 17 rampage. However, some Spaniards jeered as the monarch walked by and held banners condemning the king's role in promoting military exports to Saudi Arabia - the Gulf nation being an alleged supporter of terrorism .