• Cassini's 13 Years Exploring Saturn Just Came To An End
Cassini's 13 Years Exploring Saturn Just Came To An End

It gathered more than 635 gigabytes of science data and took more than 450,000 images. But rather than careen into a canyon, the plucky probe took a final plunge into the object of its obsession. Though very different, the two moons have the potential to have developed life. "That's risky. We had to wait until the end of the mission to take that ...

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  • Eight die in Florida aged home after Irma
Eight die in Florida aged home after Irma

He said crews evacuated 115 patients from the centre and are in the process of evacuating another 18 patients from a nearby behavioural facility next door. That includes eight people who died in Monroe County, which includes the Keys, because of and/or during Hurricane Irma , county spokeswoman Cammy Clark said.

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  • Suu Kyi tells USA lawmaker she seeks aid for Rohingya
Suu Kyi tells USA lawmaker she seeks aid for Rohingya

Almost three weeks into a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, thousands are still flooding across the border in search of help and safety in teeming refugee settlements in Bangladesh. Observers say the violence is being carried out by the Burmese military. Guterres repeated his call for "an effective action plan" to add...

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  • Wenger: Sanchez still trying to recapture form
Wenger: Sanchez still trying to recapture form

Kick-off was delayed for an hour, but when the match eventually started at 9.05pm it became clear hordes of away fans were sitting with the Arsenal supporters, causing fights to break out. Arsenal fell behind early on to a long-range strike from Jhon Cordoba that punished a poor David Ospina clearance. He is a fantastic football player but p...

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  • Iraqi Kurdish region to look into offer to delay poll
Iraqi Kurdish region to look into offer to delay poll

Despite all the obstacles, Masoud Barzani, the President of the Kurdistan region in Iraq, is determined to hold a referendum on independence, an Armenian political analyst said on Friday. Turkey, too, rejects the planned referendum, saying the region's stability depends on the unity of Iraq and the maintenance of its territorial integrity.

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  • American Fighting for Daesh Captured in Syria
American Fighting for Daesh Captured in Syria

Adrian Rankine-Galloway said in a statement. About a year later, the Guardian reported on foreign fighters trying to flee the conflict and noted that a US citizen - Kary Paul Kleman of Florida - surrendered to Turkish border police. The SDF, half of whose forces are members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), are backed by the US-...

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  • Donald Trump visits Florida to see Hurricane Irma devastation
Donald Trump visits Florida to see Hurricane Irma devastation

President Donald Trump , pressed on whether back-to-back deadly hurricanes have changed his views on climate change, dodged the question on Thursday by contradicting past comments he made about the size of storms that have rocked Texas and Florida.

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  • Tillerson in London to urge pressure on North Korea
Tillerson in London to urge pressure on North Korea

The move announced by European Union headquarters Thursday follows the Security Council resolution of August 5, which bans North Korea from exporting coal, iron, lead and seafood products estimated to be worth over $1 billion. This is Secretary Tillerson's second visit to the United Kingdom since taking up his post, and follows his visit in May a...

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  • At least 23 killed in fire at Kuala Lumpur Islamic school
At least 23 killed in fire at Kuala Lumpur Islamic school

Firefighters contained the fire within an hour but not before it claimed over 20 lives. The victims were trapped behind barred windows and a blocked exit on the top floor of the three-story building on the outskirts of the Malaysian capital.

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  • US House Speaker Ryan leaves door open on taxes, deficit
US House Speaker Ryan leaves door open on taxes, deficit

Ryan, but ultimately turned their ire on the Trump White House . "The whole point here is an aggressive timeline to see tax reform done this year", Ryan told the Associated Press Wednesday. Ryan says Trump wanted to "clear the decks" to deal with the aftermath of the hurricanes and create some breathing room for Congress to work on taxes.

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  • NH Primary Source: Kobach walks back NH voter fraud 'proof' claim
NH Primary Source: Kobach walks back NH voter fraud 'proof' claim

Officially, the commission is charged with examining the election system for causes of voter fraud - a narrative Trump adopted before the election and he continued developing that narrative after the election in tweets like this one from November 2016.

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  • U.S. military gear reaches Poland ahead of Russian war games
U.S. military gear reaches Poland ahead of Russian war games

Belarus, a former Soviet satellite often called Europe's last dictatorship, has long followed a delicate balancing act by trying to preserve a measure of independence while remaining closely integrated with its giant neighbor. At least according to Russian statements , the exercise's primary aim is internal. Russian and Belarusian soldiers will ...

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  • Motel 6 Caught Informing ICE About Guests
Motel 6 Caught Informing ICE About Guests

In short: If you live in Arizona and you're an undocumented immigrant, better not book a room at a Motel 6. The controversial guest-reporting method apparently led to at least 20 immigration-related arrests at the motels in question over the course of the past seven months.

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  • Senators introduce Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson
Senators introduce Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson

Brian Sandoval have voiced concerns that the bill would continue to scale back federal funds for Medicaid, which could force states to pick up a larger financial burden to provide coverage to the most vulnerable populations. On the other side of the aisle, Sen. The bill's announcement comes on the same day that Sen. If the senators' 2015 wor...

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  • Hurricane Jose tracking westward; does the USA have to worry?
Hurricane Jose tracking westward; does the USA have to worry?

However, there is still plenty of uncertainty with the track of Jose, as we've seen with Irma over the last week, so we will continue to give the latest updates daily on the air, online and on our NBC Boston/necn apps. This time around, I am happy to report that we may actually have some good hurricane news! There are several paths Jose can take ...

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  • 50 people die in Iraq bombings
50 people die in Iraq bombings

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) claimed responsibility for the suicide attacks, according to the group's Amaq news agency. Iranian pilgrims who were at the restaurant in the first attack were among the casualties. An Iraqi man stands near blood-stained pond at the site of a bomb attack in Nasiriyah city, about ...

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  • Pregnant Maryland teacher found dead in shallow grave, boyfriend charged with murder
Pregnant Maryland teacher found dead in shallow grave, boyfriend charged with murder

Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger said at a news conference Wednesday night that the decision to allow Tessier to speak out was "a calculated decision" by detectives to see what he might say and was done with the agreement of Wallen's family.

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  • The Congress amount Trump to condemn the suprémacisme white
The Congress amount Trump to condemn the suprémacisme white

The Congress recently approved a resolution condemning the acts of violence and domestic terrorism by the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other white nationalist hate groups. Several administration officials also attended the meeting, including Vice President Mike Pence, Sanders, and Marc Short, the White House director of legislative affairs.

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  • Iraqi PM Abadi asks parliament to remove Kirkuk governor
Iraqi PM Abadi asks parliament to remove Kirkuk governor

He therefore said that the Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi did not have the right to send his name to the parliament to table a vote of confidence. "I will stay in office", he told Reuters. Iraqi lawmakers sacked on Thursday the governor of Kirkuk over a referendum on Kurdish independence set for September 25 as Turkey warned the vote would "have a cost...

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  • Policy says United States will not defend Canada from ballistic missile attack
Policy says United States will not defend Canada from ballistic missile attack

Xenon is a naturally occurring, colorless gas that is used in manufacturing of some sorts of lights. In response, the committee said the U.S. should be "beaten to death like a rabid dog" for the "heinous sanctions resolution". They also appear to confirm the worst fears of many people who believe it is time for Canada to join the US ballistic mis...

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