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Ahead of Harvey , a cold front will move into North Texas Tuesday night and stall out across Central Texas Wednesday afternoon. However, it must be noted that with a system that has yet to develop a cohesive, closed center of circulation, uncertainty is higher than usual.
  • These 4 Teams Received No. 1 Votes In The AP Poll

    These 4 Teams Received No. 1 Votes In The AP Poll

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    The AP preseason poll includes five teams from the Big 12. Oklahoma State is ranked No. 10, while Kansas State is No. 20, West Virginia No. 22 and Texas No. The Mountaineers finished last season ranked No. 18 after a 10-3 campaign. How rare is that for the Tigers' program? That first game of the season against Virginia Tech, which happens to be ranked one ahead of the WVU football team at No.
  • Maharashtra: BJP sweeps Mira Bhayander Municipal polls with 61 seats

    Maharashtra: BJP sweeps Mira Bhayander Municipal polls with 61 seats

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    It consists of democratically elected members, is headed by a mayor and administers the city's infrastructure, public services and the police.BJP leaders congratulated Devendra Fadnavis , who had campaigned in the elections. While Shelar shied away from mentioning the name, BJP MP Kirit Somaiya went full throttle at the Shiv Sena. This is the second big victory in the municipal polls for the BJP after a thumping win in the Panvel Municipal poll.
  • BBCI: IS conflict: Iraq army makes advances on Tal Afar

    BBCI: IS conflict: Iraq army makes advances on Tal Afar

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    Iraq Shia militiamen, who form the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), helped to regain control of another village in the east, as well as the southern part of the Zambar mountain range and two villages to the north west of Tal Afar. The PMF, a state-sponsored militia organization, has been operating near Tal Afar since October 2016, liberating strategic sites and villages to clear the way to the city.
  • Missing After US Destroyer Collides with Tanker

    Missing After US Destroyer Collides with Tanker

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    The USS John McCain is an Arleigh-Burke class destroyer belonging to the US Navy's 7th Fleet , and is home ported at the US Navy base in Yokosuka , Japan . Four of five injured sailors were taken to the Singapore General Hospital, while the fifth did not require medical attention. "He has put together a broader inquiry to look into these incidents and to determine any of the causal factors to determine what's going on, both immediate contributors to this, but also any, any related ...
  • 'Traditionalist'MPs in public mourning for Big Ben's bongs

    'Traditionalist'MPs in public mourning for Big Ben's bongs

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    If it is silenced for four years, it will be the longest period Big Ben has remained quiet after 157 years of nearly unbroken service. Though the mood was light-hearted, the crowd became silent as the first of the 12 bongs sounded and applause broke out after the last.
  • Stenson seizes one-shot lead at Wyndham Championship

    Stenson seizes one-shot lead at Wyndham Championship

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    Stenson is now 23rd on the FedEx Cup standings, up from 75th. "It's always good to beat the 24-year-olds and the 34-year-olds, sometimes the 46-year-olds", Stenson said. 13, 14, 15 and 17. Hat's off to him - he had a great finish, too. "I felt like I was fighting the feeling a little bit about the swing", Stenson said.
  • Injuries reported after rocket strikes much-awaited Damascus business fair

    Injuries reported after rocket strikes much-awaited Damascus business fair

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    The fair, which opened earlier on Thursday this week and is scheduled to last for 10 days, had been hosted by Syria since 1954 and was among the most prestigious business events in the Arab world before the armed conflict erupted in 2011. At the same time, he criticized U.S. proposals for "safe zones", which U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this year hoped to develop in a joint initiative with Moscow.
  • Comedian Dick Gregory, active in US civil rights movement, dies at 84

    Comedian Dick Gregory, active in US civil rights movement, dies at 84

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    Social equality lobbyist and entertainer Dick Gregory has kicked the bucket, his family has affirmed. "Somebody had to break down that door". Hunger strikes were a frequent activist tool for Gregory . "When he got that chance he rose to it magnificently". Dick Gregory was born Richard Claxton Gregory in St. Louis on October 12, 1932, the second of six children.
  • Trump Disapproval Rating Above 60 Percent in Three 2016 Swing States

    Trump Disapproval Rating Above 60 Percent in Three 2016 Swing States

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    Currently, Trump's approval rating seems to average in the mid 30's, while a majority of polled voters say they "strongly disapprove". Pollsters asked voters whether Trump's conduct made them proud or embarrassed them. Support for Trump stands at below 40 percent in Michigan , Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, according to recent NBC News/Marist polls . They surveyed 795 voters in MI, 773 voters in Pennsylvania and 801 voters in Wisconsin.
  • Assam, WB, UP gasp for breath as floods claim 6 more lives

    Assam, WB, UP gasp for breath as floods claim 6 more lives

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    Neighbouring Nepal and Bangladesh are also suffering due to the flood waters. Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary in the Disaster Management Department Pratyay Amrit and his counterpart in the Health Department R K Mahajan were among those who attended the meeting.
  • Iraqi forces launch offensive on ISIS-held city Tal Afar

    Iraqi forces launch offensive on ISIS-held city Tal Afar

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    But he said Iraqi government forces would be "ready enough" when they began their campaign against Tal Afar. But parts of Iraq and Syria remain under its control. Tal Afar has been surrounded by the militias since the start of the battle to retake Mosul and Turkey has long opposed involving them in the liberation of the town on the grounds that ISIL is likely to inflict awful reprisals on the Turkmen population and thus ignite further sectarian divisions.
  • North Korea slams joint US-South Korea military drills

    North Korea slams joint US-South Korea military drills

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    North Korea declared it has the military capacity to target the mainland U.S.as well as the USA territory Guam in a strike the US can not "dodge", according to CNN . North's Korea's Central News Agency said the joint exercises would "further drive the situation on the Korean Peninsula into a catastrophe", according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency .
  • Trump slams 'publicity seeking' Lindsey Graham for criticizing him over Charlottesville response

    Trump slams 'publicity seeking' Lindsey Graham for criticizing him over Charlottesville response

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    Scarborough then noted that past presidents have tried at least reaching out to members of the rival political party - but he said Trump hasn't even bothered to do that with members of his own party. Graham also said that many Republicans reject the idea that the party has become a "welcome mat" for David Duke, former leader of the KKK, and other white supremacists and seek to return it to the "party of Lincoln".
  • Military chiefs condemn racism, hatred after Charlottesville

    Military chiefs condemn racism, hatred after Charlottesville

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    The statement contrasts with remarks from President Donald Trump , who said there was " blame on both sides " after a white supremacist rally ended with a suspected Nazi sympathiser ploughing his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters, leaving one woman dead and 19 others injured.
  • Trump announces he's elevating the role of US Cyber Command

    Trump announces he's elevating the role of US Cyber Command

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    Current and former officials said a leading candidate to head U.S. Cyber Command was Army Lt. Gen. William Mayville, now director of the Pentagon's Joint Staff. Created in 2009, Cyber Command now shares resources, headquarters, and its commander with the National Security Agency, America's premier signals intelligence agency.
  • Barcelona Attack: California Teacher Says Husband Is Missing

    Barcelona Attack: California Teacher Says Husband Is Missing

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    Thursday's van attack in Barcelona killed at least 13 people , and one woman was killed early Friday in Cambrils when a auto plowed into pedestrians there. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday confirmed an American died in the attack that killed 13. A biographical page for Nunes on the El Sobrante Christian School website says the sixth-grade teacher grew up in Sacramento and "enjoys spending time with her son and attending his soccer and lacrosse games".
  • United Kingdom says no new immigration checks planned along Irish border after Brexit

    United Kingdom says no new immigration checks planned along Irish border after Brexit

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    Experts have warned that it will be extremely hard to negotiate a new EU-UK free trade agreement before Britain leaves the bloc - particularly as Brussels has so far refused even to start trade talks. and so therefore is welcome", Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney told reporters. An estimated 30,000 people cross the 500km border every day without customs or immigration checks.
  • Lottoland Lets Canadians Play $677 Million (CAD) US Powerball Jackpot Online

    Lottoland Lets Canadians Play $677 Million (CAD) US Powerball Jackpot Online

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    The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are about 1 in 292 million. Players can also take the cash option, which would be $324.2 million with the current jackpot before state and federal taxes are applied. "However, a higher percentage of profits from jackpot draw games like Powerball and Mega Millions and Natural State Jackpot goes to scholarships, which means even more financial help for Arkansas students".
  • Theresa May drafts new plans to exit the EU

    Theresa May drafts new plans to exit the EU

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    In a new government paper released on Wednesday, London said it wanted to avoid "a hard border for the movement of goods", and to maintain existing agreements which cover British and Irish citizens' rights to travel and residence in each other's countries .
  • "Mission: Impossible 6" production halts after Tom Cruise breaks ankle

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    Filming of Mission: Impossible 6 has been delayed by up to three months after its star Tom Cruise damaged his ankle in a botched stunt, U.S. media reported yesterday. "That's what gives the stunt its energy", the director said. He was supposed to jump from one building to the other but on his fourth try; he hit the building on a different angle.