• U.S. apologizes for leaflets dropped in Afghanistan that offended Muslims

    U.S. apologizes for leaflets dropped in Afghanistan that offended Muslims

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    Subsequently, the Pentagon announced the actual number of US troops in Afghanistan - something that hadn't been previously revealed. Pakistan jumped again into denial mode, but half-heartedly. "There's no other suitable supply route to Afghanistan except Pakistan". Leaflets are dropped "to gain support of the Afghan national government and rid out the Taliban ".
  • Prince George Starts First Day of Elementary School

    Prince George Starts First Day of Elementary School

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    William and the other parents stayed at school for a bit until the children were settled. William continued: "It was really nice actually. It's a nice school". "That is what they want and, to a large degree, that is what they get". Art, ballet, drama, IT, French, music and PE are all on the curriculum taught by specialist teachers from day one.
  • Mankato Man One of Three Arrested in Missing Teen Case

    Mankato Man One of Three Arrested in Missing Teen Case

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    Jasmine Block (15), from Minnesota was reunited with her family this week, local station WCCO reported. Block told police on August 8th, Barker approached her while she was outside her home and asked her for help. When she returned, Jasmine was gone but her belongings were still at home. Sarah Block wrote on Facebook Tuesday night. Her family told police that Block disappeared without her phone, keys and a backpack she normally carried.
  • Donald Trump Boasts About How Daughter Ivanka Calls Him

    Donald Trump Boasts About How Daughter Ivanka Calls Him "Daddy"

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    Naturally, Twitter couldn't help but cringe at his latest "creepy" remarks and immediately erupted with a slew of memes, jokes and sarcasm-laced comments regarding Trump's relationship with his 35-year-old daughter and senior adviser. Washington observers say that even the most grizzled D.C. veteran is no match for Ivanka's powers of charm and disarmament. The President then encouraged his daughter to address the crowd.
  • Solvang kidnapping suspect arrested in Las Vegas

    Solvang kidnapping suspect arrested in Las Vegas

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    Further investigation by police led them to contact and positively identify the suspect, Joseph Hetzel, who was taken into custody without incident around 6 p.m. When the two stopped in a Starbucks in the suburbs of Phoenix, Ariz., on Sunday, Paris told a female customer she needed help, according to the sheriff's office.
  • Theresa May urges parliament to back her European Union repeal bill

    Theresa May urges parliament to back her European Union repeal bill

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    Lawyers have described the Bill, which Jeremy Corbyn has ordered Labour MPs to vote against, as the biggest change in the UK's legal system for 45 years. welcome the contributions of MPs from across the House". Jeremy Corbyn is set to demand his MPs vote against the Brexit bill when it finally comes before the Commons this week.
  • Hillary's New Book Just Salts The Democratic Party's Wounds — CNN Panel

    Hillary's New Book Just Salts The Democratic Party's Wounds — CNN Panel

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    She also addresses other controversial elements of her campaign, including the bad "optics" she created by delivering paid speeches to Wall Street banking firms, how "I regret the most " the comment she made about putting coal miners out of business and the "dumb" decision to use a private email server during her tenure at the State Department.
  • Heitkamp, Hoeven, Cramer travel with Trump to North Dakota

    Heitkamp, Hoeven, Cramer travel with Trump to North Dakota

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    Trump said on Twitter Wednesday morning that he planned to address not only a comprehensive overhaul, but tax cuts more specifically. "The U.S. tax code is bloated, cumbersome and long overdue for reform", Burgum said in a statement. Also joining the president was Republican Sen. Tom Campbell, has already launched an aggressive advertising campaign. US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (L) and Ivanka Trump arrive in Bismarck, North Dakota.
  • Where to get assistance after Harvey whether or not you have insurance

    Where to get assistance after Harvey whether or not you have insurance

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    Now nearly half a century old, the NFIP grew out of what was, at the time, a basic reality of the insurance business: Flooding risks were actuarially imponderable, so insuring against them was uneconomic for the private sector. Reforming the National Flood Insurance Program could lessen the magnitude of such after-the-fact spending. Insurance agents say , someone has to pay when disasters strike.
  • United States warns North Korea threats 'will be met with massive military response'

    United States warns North Korea threats 'will be met with massive military response'

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    But other world leaders talked up diplomatic options on Sunday. Kazianis said Kim claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb a year ago, but most experts were dismissive, arguing instead the North might have had a more powerful atomic bomb. The warning arrived after the Kim Jong-un regime reportedly tested a hydrogen bomb. South Korea's finance minister, Kim Dong-yeon, said on Monday the ministry will implement policies to support financial markets if instability caused by the latest nuclear ...
  • Trump administration wants to tie Harvey relief money to debt ceiling

    Trump administration wants to tie Harvey relief money to debt ceiling

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    While Mnuchin had previously said the final limit to raise the debt ceiling was September 29, on Sunday he said that the deadline has gotten closer due to the unexpected spending on Harvey aid. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said on NBC News' "Meet the Press" that Harvey funds will "likely" be combined with a larger bill, but he said indicate what it will be.
  • India gets a woman-Defence Minister

    India gets a woman-Defence Minister

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    Following a mega Union Cabinet reshuffle at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the ministers, who have taken oath on Sunday and said that their experience and wisdom would add huge value to the Council of Ministers.
  • Piyush Goyal gets Railways, Prabhu shifted to Commerce and Industry

    Piyush Goyal gets Railways, Prabhu shifted to Commerce and Industry

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    As for surprises, the PM inducted two prominent retired bureaucrats, Hardeep Singh Puri and Alphons Kannanthanam, for housing and urban affairs and tourism and information technology respectively. Bharati has been shifted to Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. Prabhu has been shifted to commerce and industry ministry. Textiles minister Smriti Irani, who was given additional charge of I&B, will retain that portfolio from now as a full-time charge.
  • Frankfurt evacuates 60000 people in bomb scare

    Frankfurt evacuates 60000 people in bomb scare

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    It was the largest forced departure in Germany since the war, reports Reuters, after officials in Hannover evacuated roughly 50,000 people from their residences in May and 54,000 civilians from Augsburg in December. Frank Bender (L) and Marco Ofenstein of Rhineland-Palatinate's bomb disposal team inspect on September 1, 2017 a United States aerial bomb of World War II that was found in Koblenz , western Germany .
  • North Korea says H-bomb loaded into ballistic missile

    North Korea says H-bomb loaded into ballistic missile

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    It has since threatened to send a salvo of rockets towards the U.S. territory of Guam, and last week fired a missile over Japan and into the Pacific, the first time time it has ever acknowledged doing so. Melissa Hanham of the Middlebury Institute for International Studies in California said the latest images released by the North could not be proved real of themselves.
  • Isis leader Baghdadi 'probably alive and planning last stand', says US

    Isis leader Baghdadi 'probably alive and planning last stand', says US

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    There are also some indicators in intelligence channels that he's still alive ". Britain-based conflict monitor Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said later that it had it has "confirmed information" that the IS leader was dead . Townsend said he hopes the US government works out an arrangement for a long-term military presence in Iraq to minimize the chances of another IS-like episode.
  • 5000-acre La Tuna fire largest in Los Angeles city history

    5000-acre La Tuna fire largest in Los Angeles city history

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    More than 500 firefighters from Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena Los Angeles County, Los Angeles city and Angeles National Forest agencies were involved in battling the blaze. The blaze was first reported around 1:30 p.m. local time on Friday off of La Tuna Canyon Road. "We are anxious about the fire hooking, of course, into the southeast, into Glendale and working its way up from there", Garcetti said.
  • Mueller examining Trump's draft letter firing FBI Director Comey

    Mueller examining Trump's draft letter firing FBI Director Comey

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    Trump wanted Comey to publicly state the president was not under investigation in conjunction with a probe into Russian meddling in the USA presidential election, the Wall Street Journal reported . It reported that one of Trump's top political aides, Stephen Miller, drafted the letter at the urging of Trump during a weekend in May, when Trump and his team were at the president's private golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.