• Sikh Group Starts 'Langar' For Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh
Sikh Group Starts 'Langar' For Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

The Trump administration has previously noted its concern about the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state but has so far avoided levying any direct criticism against the country's civilian government or its de facto leader, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi .

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association announces simplified format for World Cup draw
Federation Internationale de Football Association announces simplified format for World Cup draw

It means Michael O'Neill's men sit above Netherlands (29th), Sweden (23rd), and Iceland (22nd). World champions Germany leapfrogged Brazil at the top of the rankings while European Champions Portugal moved into third place. After a disappointing 2017 - a year which has seen chances of World Cup qualification dip from promising to hanging ...

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  • US Ban on Plane Sales to Iran Runs Counter to JCPOA
US Ban on Plane Sales to Iran Runs Counter to JCPOA

Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, last week laid out a scenario under which Trump would keep the U.S.in the deal but refuse to certify Iran's compliance with it, kicking the problem to Congress and forcing it to decide whether to reimpose sanctions that were eased under the agreement.

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  • Steven Mnuchin Requested a US Military Jet to Use for His Honeymoon
Steven Mnuchin Requested a US Military Jet to Use for His Honeymoon

They don't use their own money, they use yours. Inquiries into her travel with Mnuchin were triggered after she drew attention to her trip to Kentucky in an Instagram post . A source familiar with the event added that it's not unusual to pair a high-profile guest, such as a Cabinet secretary, with a policy staffer. "There's not a chance in hell th...

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  • Scores of dogs were left to die in Irma
Scores of dogs were left to die in Irma

Dogs left in pens and parked cars, and even dogs chained up or tethered to trees, have been among the hundreds of abandoned animals rescued by Palm Beach County Animal Care in the lead-up to and wake of Hurricane Irma. She added: 'It's unconscionable. Numerous animals rescued prior to Irma's arrival were tied to poles or left outside in pens, a...

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  • Jean-Claude Juncker: Britons will 'soon regret' Brexit vote
Jean-Claude Juncker: Britons will 'soon regret' Brexit vote

Juncker nevertheless lashed out at European Union countries that breach the "rule of law" - a swipe at Poland and Hungary which have been at odds with Brussels over democratic standards. New deals will also be stripped of controversial elements such as special business tribunals to make them easier to ratify. The House of Lords EU committee sai...

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  • Justice won't allow Federal Bureau of Investigation officials to speak to Senate panel
Justice won't allow Federal Bureau of Investigation officials to speak to Senate panel

The Justice Department is preventing Senate investigators from interviewing two top FBI officials who could provide first-hand testimony over the firing of former FBI Director James Comey , the latest sign that Special Counsel Robert Mueller could be investigating the circumstances around the firing, officials tell CNN.

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  • Over 6 million lose power from Irma in US Southeast - utilities
Over 6 million lose power from Irma in US Southeast - utilities

FPL, like other utilities, follows a plan to restore power to the largest number of customers as quickly as possible. By comparison, only 4 percent of 3.2 million customer outages following Hurricane Wilma in 2005 were addressed in the same time.

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  • Qatar and Saudi Arabia Have Vitriolic Exchange at Arab League Meeting
Qatar and Saudi Arabia Have Vitriolic Exchange at Arab League Meeting

All three men are outside the state-backed clerical establishment but have large online followings. "The contract involves the firm "[developing] and [implementing] a government relations strategy for the State of Qatar " and communicating with government officials on Capitol Hill and the Trump administration, in addition to "other individuals and...

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  • Turkey Signs Deal To Buy Russian S-400 Missiles
Turkey Signs Deal To Buy Russian S-400 Missiles

And when they did give them, their fix and maintenance put us in a hard position. "And now they are uncomfortable with that", Erdoğan added. Vladimir Kojin, an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, confirmed on Tuesday that a contract had been signed .

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  • Olive Garden's Never ending pasta passes
Olive Garden's Never ending pasta passes

While that's wonderful, the food chain is offering something even better this year: Pasta Passports to Italy . "Now, with the introduction of our Pasta Passport to Italy , we're excited to send our biggest superfans on a trip of a lifetime".

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  • United States oil 'rebounding quickly' after hurricanes as Opec cuts back
United States oil 'rebounding quickly' after hurricanes as Opec cuts back

Gasoline prices had reached $2.70 a gallon in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Irma, but more than half of all gas stations in Florida cities had no gas available this morning. Much of that was because of a near 10 million-barrel increase in stocks in the U.S. Gulf region and as crude production rebounded from a brief Harvey interruption.

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  • Russian Federation had sweeping plan to normalize relations early in Trump's term
Russian Federation had sweeping plan to normalize relations early in Trump's term

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told BuzzFeed she could not confirm any conversations regarding the Russian proposal, but that the USA was in favor of improving relations with Russia . Implicit in the Russian proposal was the idea that Trump would not let anger over Moscow's alleged interference in the 2016 election get in the way ...

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  • Trump admin can keep travel ban on most refugees
Trump admin can keep travel ban on most refugees

The Supreme Court in late June said the travel ban may not enforced against foreigners who have a "close" family tie with someone in this country, and the 9th Circuit said that may include grandparents, in-laws and cousins. The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the legality of the ban next month. Last month, the justices said additional re...

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  • ESPN Host Calls the President 'A White Supremacist'
ESPN Host Calls the President 'A White Supremacist'

Now, when not getting put in her place by the network, she can be found on Twitter fighting with people who were probably once avid ESPN viewers, but like many have exhausted of the network and stopped watching due to their liberal bias and political injections over the past year.

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  • Emmanuel Macron vows to rebuild French Caribbean after Hurricane Irma devastation
Emmanuel Macron vows to rebuild French Caribbean after Hurricane Irma devastation

Macron's visit to the islands of St Martin and St Barts comes nearly a week since Hurricane Irma roared over the region as a maximum Category Five storm, leaving at least 10 dead on French territory and a wide trail of destruction. About 1,900 French police and troops are now on the ground to ensure security in St. Martin and power has been resto...

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  • Throwing Lefty, Spieth tosses out first pitch at Cubs game
Throwing Lefty, Spieth tosses out first pitch at Cubs game

Quintana got another bunt down in the sixth, sending Javier Baez to third ahead of Ben Zobrist's RBI single. Heading into Tuesday's action, the Cubs led the Cardinals by two games and the Brewers by 2 ½, and all three trailed the Rockies for the NL's second wild card (the Cubs by a game and a half), making this a potential old-school contest w...

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  • Dennis Rodman discusses friendship with Kim Jong
Dennis Rodman discusses friendship with Kim Jong

The renowned basketball player was asked about the nature of the relationship he and Kim shared, during Good Morning Britain on Wednesday. "We ride horses, we go out, we go skiing", he said in an interview with " Good Morning Britain ". He said the relationship between the USA and Russian Federation had changed "but for some reason we have a big ...

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  • Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm
Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

Based on information from the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Jose will make a looping path in the western Atlantic Ocean this week, generating high surf and rip currents that will affect parts of the U.S. It will stay well to the east-northeast of the Bahamas through Wednesday. AccuWeather meteorologist Evan Duffey said that Jose was moving...

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  • Najib, Trump meet to discuss terror fight
Najib, Trump meet to discuss terror fight

According to Trump's schedule posted on his personal Facebook page, the meeting with Najib is the fourth agenda on the United States president's list today. Najib stressed the key for the United States "to win the hearts and minds of the Muslim world" is to support 'moderate and progressive Muslim regimes and governments around the world, ' such ...

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