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A forecaster said: "These will gradually spread across the country with some heavy bursts on Wednesday , although London and the South East of England should escape the rain for much of the day". NOAA forecasters predict a 60-percent chance of an above-normal season and that there will be 14 to 19 named storms, five to nine hurricanes and two to five major hurricanes.
  • Protesters drag down Confederate soldier statue in Durham, North Carolina

    Protesters drag down Confederate soldier statue in Durham, North Carolina

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    A rally by white nationalists protesting plans to remove a statue of General Robert E. Lee , commander of the pro-slavery Confederate army in the U.S. Police were reportedly standing by, but haven't made any arrests. "We decided that restraint and public safety would be our priority", Andrews said in a statement posted on his agency's website .
  • Binghamton community looks to eliminate hate at vigil

    Binghamton community looks to eliminate hate at vigil

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    The event was organized by Annette Barr, who spread the word throughout social media and showed up in the park with, fortunately, 70 candles. Clad in a black, Nazi-style helmet, Matthew Heimbach told ProPublica, "We're defending our heritage".
  • Swiss hotel's signs for Jews spark row

    Swiss hotel's signs for Jews spark row

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    A second notice, in the kitchen, instructed "our Jewish guests" that they could only access the facility's freezer between 10 and 11am and between 4.30 and 5.30pm. The signs were taken down after the family arrived and grew uncomfortable about them. She added: 'I may have selected the wrong words; the signs should have been addressed to all the guests instead of Jewish ones'.
  • Kenyan opposition leader urges followers to skip work Monday

    Kenyan opposition leader urges followers to skip work Monday

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    The commission said Kenyatta won Tuesday's election with 54 percent of the vote. Kenya's election commission has rejected allegations that the vote was rigged and says its voting process was fair. Opposition supporters on Friday burned tires and blocked roads in the Nairobi slum of Kibera and in Kisumu, a city in the southwest where Odinga has strong support.
  • Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

    Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

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    Dunford, who is also visiting Japan and China during his trip, earlier told reporters traveling with him that he is aiming to " sense what the temperature is in the region ". North Korea also serves as a buffer for it against some 28,500 US servicemembers stationed in the South. " We are closely monitoring every move by the United States ".
  • Scaramucci: Trump needs to move away from 'Bannonbart nonsense'

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    The article also claimed that "key West Wing colleagues" believe Bannon is behind at least some of the media attacks against National Security Advisor H.R. "Listen, there's probably mutual disappointment on both sides, again I have to be accountable for what I did and I am", he said . The president's gonna to do what he wants to do, how he wants to do it.
  • Trump records robocall for Luther Strange

    Trump records robocall for Luther Strange

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    But it's not going to be an easy win for Strange: His top challenger is former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, unseated twice from the bench on religious stances he's taken. Trump also recorded a robo-call urging Alabama Republicans to "go out and vote for Luther Strange for Senate", adding that "it is so important that you do".
  • Tillerson, Mattis say 'no' to regime change on North Korea

    Tillerson, Mattis say 'no' to regime change on North Korea

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    State Secretary Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis delivered the stance on Sunday in a joint contribution to the Wall Street Journal , which was entitled "We are Holding Pyongyang to Account". Mattis and Tillerson urged China to take a leading role in bringing Pyongyang to the negotiating table. Earlier this week, Gen. Kim Rak-Gyom, who heads North Korea's rocket command, said in a statement carried by state media that Pyongyang was "about to take" military action near the ...
  • Maldivian students stranded in Nepal flooding

    Maldivian students stranded in Nepal flooding

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    Number of people died due to flood and landslide triggered by incessant rains has gone up to 66. In India , emergency workers were scouring the area hit by a massive landslide that swept two passenger buses into a deep gorge on Sunday, killing at least 46 people in the mountainous northern state of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Scaramucci criticizes Trump's response to Charlotttesville: 'You should call that stuff out'

    Scaramucci criticizes Trump's response to Charlotttesville: 'You should call that stuff out'

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    In his first television appearance since being fired last month, Mr Scaramucci told United States broadcaster ABC that there were "elements" within the White House trying to eject Mr Trump , and he had "named some names". White House Senior Adviser Steve Bannon attends a round table discussion held by U.S. President Donald Trump in MI on March 15. And he insisted that Trump has to "move away from that sort of "Bannonbart" nonsense".
  • UN Security Council unanimously adopts new sanctions on North

    UN Security Council unanimously adopts new sanctions on North

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    Mr Ri was avoided by Mr Tillerson, who skipped a group dinner attended by his North Korean counterpart. China will pay the biggest price from the new United Nations sanctions against North Korea because of its close economic relationship with the country, but will always enforce the resolutions, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said .
  • Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Batangas, felt in Manila

    Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Batangas, felt in Manila

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    A strong but deep natural disaster struck the northern Philippines early Friday afternoon and was felt in Manila . 'Due to its depth we do not expect any damage, ' the institute's director Renato Solidum said on government television. 'City hall employees as well as those transacting business there were ordered to leave the building as a precaution, ' government lawyer Bugsy del Rosario told AFP from Bacoor.
  • Nawaz Sharif''s wife files nomination to contest his Lahore seat

    Nawaz Sharif''s wife files nomination to contest his Lahore seat

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    Addressing a public gathering in Gujranwala, he said that people of the country had elected Muhammad Nawaz Sharif as prime minister three times. Sharif said that he wants people to support him for the betterment of the country. Sources in Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said that Sharif was not happy with the turnout in the city and asked party leaders to make more targeted efforts to bring out the supporters.
  • Railways Should Explore Non-fare Revenue Sources For Growth: Economic Survey

    Railways Should Explore Non-fare Revenue Sources For Growth: Economic Survey

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    Demonetization's impact on the informal economy increased demand for social insurance, particularly in less developed states. These include farm loan waivers , real exchange rate appreciation, increasing stress to balance sheet in power, telecom, agricultural stress and of course all these coupled with challenges from implementation of the GST .
  • Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

    Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

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    But it wasn't all bad news. The business had revenue of $181.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $186.49 million. A Business Insider report earlier this month said Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) floated a hefty $30 billion offer for Snap past year, and there might have been other more informal talks beyond that.
  • Giant Inflatable Chicken Placed Near White House

    Giant Inflatable Chicken Placed Near White House

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    Although Trump is now on vacation at his New Jersey golf resort for 17 days, and will not be able to see the chicken staring him down in the Oval Office, Twitter mused about the crowds who flocked to take photos. The Trump White House reportedly received another, "Thanks, but no thanks" response from a high-profile player who has passed on a senior administration position.
  • AIADMK factions likely to come together before Aug 15

    AIADMK factions likely to come together before Aug 15

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    Palaniswami owes his position to Sasikala after her attempt to grab was frustrated by her conviction in the assets case by the Supreme Court. "Due to an extraordinary situation, she is not able to discharge her duties". The stage now also looks set for a shift in Tamil Nadu politics with faces of superstars like Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan popping up at events organised by political opposition in the state, amidst rumours that Rajnikant will emerge as the face of BJP in Tamil Nadu and Kamal ...
  • Pakistani Ousted Prime Minister Starts Rally Procession to Hometown

    Pakistani Ousted Prime Minister Starts Rally Procession to Hometown

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    Sharif has repeatedly said he never received any of that money. Earlier, fear griped Sharif's party workers after the truck bombing killed at least two persons and injured 30 others on Monday. Backers of Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chanted slogans, threw rose petals and waved posters of the former prime minister as they lined the roads and trailed his motorcade.
  • Trump targets US Senate GOP leader over health care

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    At an appearance earlier this week, McConnell pointing to Trump's lack of experience as reason for the President having excessive expectations. Trump has chose to blame the Kentucky Republican Senator for the GOP's failure to repeal and replace ObamaCare, after seven years of telling voters it was their main objective.
  • White House remains silent following Minnesota mosque bombing

    White House remains silent following Minnesota mosque bombing

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    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton called the bombing a "criminal act of terrorism" as the Federal Bureau of Investigation office said that investigating the incident was their top priority. The president has a history of tweeting responses to attacks worldwide - with certain exceptions. Following Trump's comments warning North Korea against continuing their nuclear threats on Tuesday - and Pyongyang's response - the USA president took to Twitter early Wednesday to boast about ...