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The US's Largest Wildfire Has Burned Nearly 400 Square Miles Of Montana

The US's Largest Wildfire Has Burned Nearly 400 Square Miles Of Montana

The 215 firefighters have had to rely on bulldozers and harrows to plow fire breaks since water alone can not put out the flames driven by high temperatures, lack of rain and gusty winds, said Tim E...

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Foxconn coming to Wisconsin, will employ 3K at first

Foxconn coming to Wisconsin, will employ 3K at first

Gov. Scott Walker is in Washington D.C. for an announcement regarding a major boost in job creation for the state that will be made at the White House on Wednesday. Foxconn will probably not annou...

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E-cigarettes banned from schools by NY state

E-cigarettes banned from schools by NY state

Under state and federal law, voter registration forms are available at the Department of Motor Vehicles and certain social service agencies. Cuomo has taken a hard line recently against President Tr...

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Nielsen's TV ratings now include YouTube TV and Hulu's live service

Nielsen's TV ratings now include YouTube TV and Hulu's live service

The novelty here is that YouTube TV and Hulu's live programming will be included in Nielsen's C3 and C7 ratings metrics, which capture viewership numbers in the three and seven days after a progra...

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Gator bites toes off man bathing in retention pond

Gator bites toes off man bathing in retention pond

A homeless man was bathing in a Port Charlotte, Florida, retention pond Monday when a 9-foot-long alligator attacked him . "It ate his toes off", a caller told a 911 dispatcher, the station rep...

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6 unruly Cong MPs suspended from LS for 5 days

6 unruly Cong MPs suspended from LS for 5 days

Those who joined the protest included Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Mallikarjun Kharge , JD (U)'s Sharad Yadav, CPI's D Raja, NCP's Supriya Sule and TMC leaders, including Kal...

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WWE, Supersport in deal for 'Raw', 'Smackdown' in Africa

WWE, Supersport in deal for 'Raw', 'Smackdown' in Africa

When fans look back on Battleground , they will remember it as the night that The Great Khali surprisingly returned and helped Mahal defeat Orton inside the Punjabi Prison. Cena's first promo a few...

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Trump Launches All Out Assault on Service Members

Trump Launches All Out Assault on Service Members

In his announcement, Trump alleged that "the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail" was the reasoning behind the ban, and stated that he had discussed t...

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McLaughlin on Boy Scouts Speech

McLaughlin on Boy Scouts Speech

One woman wrote in disbelief that the Scouts in attendance started booing when Trump mentioned former President Barack Obama . He arrived to riotous applause and got the scouts to boo Obama when he...

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ABA expresses concern about OH plan to resume executions

ABA expresses concern about OH plan to resume executions

OH has not executed an inmate since January 2014, when inmate Dennis McGuire gasped for air and made guttural noises for about 10 minutes during a longer-than usual execution process, the Associated ...

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Senate panel rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head

Senate panel rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head

That investigation is scrutinizing political consulting work he did for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine and the country's former president, Viktor Yanukovych. "Let me be very clear", Mr Kushn...

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MTA chair unveils extensive, $836M action plan to fix ailing NYC subway

MTA chair unveils extensive, $836M action plan to fix ailing NYC subway

Later in the day, Lhota attacked the mayor in a statement for what he considered to be a stunt, considering that the MTA is already working on outlining a plan for subway improvements. It will also ...

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Al-Aqsa crisis must be resolved by Friday — UN envoy

Al-Aqsa crisis must be resolved by Friday — UN envoy

Daniel adds that "Muslim leaders say they're reviewing the new Israeli decision to replace the metal detectors with what Israel calls advanced technology, reportedly cameras that will screen wor...

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McCain Back at Work 10 Days after Brain Surgery

McCain Back at Work 10 Days after Brain Surgery

Sen. John McCain stands poised to deliver for his party and his president on the health care issue that's defined the GOP for the past seven years. "He was a war hero because he was captured ". ...

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Taliban rout Afghan troops near Kandahar — BBCI

Taliban rout Afghan troops near Kandahar — BBCI

Local residents reported gunfire raging for hours as the militants struck the base in Khakrez district under cover of darkness. "The remaining soldiers were not hurt in the attack ", a source said. T...

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Rick Perry Tricked Into Fake Interview With Russian Pranksters

Rick Perry Tricked Into Fake Interview With Russian Pranksters

The duo also asked Perry whether Ukraine could get a better deal on USA coal experts and Perry engaged the idea. Energy Secretary Rick Perry was duped by a pair of Russian comedians after they...

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Israel Dismantles Controversial Metal Detectors At Jerusalem Holy Site

Israel Dismantles Controversial Metal Detectors At Jerusalem Holy Site

The spike in tensions and the deaths of three Israelis and four Palestinians in violence on Friday and Saturday raised worldwide alarm and prompted a session of the United Nations Security Council t...

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Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for Paul Manafort to appear at hearing

Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for Paul Manafort to appear at hearing

Manafort was summoned to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday after his lawyers failed to agree with committee members on how he might submit a written statement instead. On Monda...

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Man accused of smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans

Man accused of smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans

Immediately after the delivery, agents with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and United States Fish and Wildlife Service executed a search warrant at F...

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Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy

Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy

A statement from the Waqf , the Islamic endowments organisation which administers the compound, said there should be "no entry into Al-Aqsa mosque until after an assessment by a Waqf technical comm...

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Trump bans transgender troops from serving in U.S. military 'in any capacity'

Trump bans transgender troops from serving in U.S. military 'in any capacity'

The president wrote on Twitter that such service would cause "disruption" and burden the US with "tremendous medical costs". He said: " After consultation with my generals and military experts, ple...

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EU Commission sets red lines for Poland on Article 7

EU Commission sets red lines for Poland on Article 7

PO leader Gregorz Schetyna, PSL MP Piotr Zgorzelski, PSL leader, Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, Modern leader Ryszard Petru, Modern MP Kamila Gasiuk-Pihowicz and former Justice Minister Borys Budka. Presi...

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Snapdeal approve flipkart's offer of up to Dollars 950 million take over

Snapdeal approve flipkart's offer of up to Dollars 950 million take over

The deal that comes after months of dilly-dallying would still require approval by shareholders of Snapdeal, who were earlier not happy with the pricing of the transaction. The remaining will be used ...

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Amazon 'Very Optimistic' Brexit Won't Impact Hiring in London

Amazon 'Very Optimistic' Brexit Won't Impact Hiring in London

Within Amazon's new 15-storey head office, the London Development Centre, which primarily focuses on research and development (R&D) for Amazon's Prime Video Service, will have three dedicated floors...

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PM Modi To Conduct Aerial Survey In Flood-Hit Gujarat: 10 Updates

PM Modi To Conduct Aerial Survey In Flood-Hit Gujarat: 10 Updates

Rajkot, Surendranagar and several other districts in the Saurashtra region are most affected by the heavy rains over a week now. Mr Modi said everything possible will be done to help the farmers, wh...

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Two men injured in suspected Bethnal Green acid attack

Two men injured in suspected Bethnal Green acid attack

Another witness, who did not want to be named, said the pair had stripped down to their waists on the street and were helped by passersby as they waited for the emergency services. Their injuries are ...

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Russian Federation sees United States sanctions as 'counterproductive'

Russian Federation sees United States sanctions as 'counterproductive'

The document notes that Brussels must "be ready to act in the coming days" if the United States takes action "without taking into account the EU's concerns". However, it looks like that the bill would...

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Nine migrants dead in tractor-trailer in Texas

Nine migrants dead in tractor-trailer in Texas

Authorities were called to the San Antonio parking lot late Saturday or early Sunday and found eight people dead inside the truck. When officers arrived they found the eight people dead, police ch...

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European Union court rules to keep Hamas on terror list

European Union court rules to keep Hamas on terror list

The EU governments appealed this ruling to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, which is the highest judiciary authority in the 28-member union. Advocates general of the ECJ are regularly...

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Sri Lanka deploys army to distribute fuel amid oil workers strike

Sri Lanka deploys army to distribute fuel amid oil workers strike

Hambantota, a deep-water port that will be developed in three phases, will have 10 berths in the first two parts of development that can handle containers, bulk cargo and liquid bulk, it said. "Our fo...

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Railways order probe after Lizard found in food served onboard Poorva Express

Railways order probe after Lizard found in food served onboard Poorva Express

A passenger who ordered a vegetarian biryani found the reptile after consuming a few bites, much to his shock and disgust, ANI reported. "We will investigate and take strong action", media quoted ...

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Mamata ready to back Meira for Rajya Sabha seat from Bengal

Mamata ready to back Meira for Rajya Sabha seat from Bengal

Central committee members from Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu had also opposed the proposal, which had the backing of the West Bengal and Tripura units. Polls will be held in six Rajya Sabha seats in...

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Gujarat flood death toll reaches 83, Rs. 500cr relief announced

Gujarat flood death toll reaches 83, Rs. 500cr relief announced

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a relief of Rs 500 crore after taking an aerial survey of the flood affected areas of Gujarat on Tuesday, many villages around the Deesa city of ...

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Sushma Swaraj once again comes to rescue of daughter-in-law from Pakistan

Sushma Swaraj once again comes to rescue of daughter-in-law from Pakistan

Swaraj was finally able to speak after three unsuccessful attempts. "So we are continuing with the search operation", she told the House. Her third attempt in the forenoon session on Wednesday also fa...

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Jethmalani Quits As Kejriwal's Defendent, Seeks Rs 2 Crore Legal Fees

Jethmalani Quits As Kejriwal's Defendent, Seeks Rs 2 Crore Legal Fees

Jaitley, who holds twin portfolios of Finance and Defence, had filed the second defamation suit after Kejriwal's lawyer Ram Jethmalani allegedly "abused" him in open court during proceedings of anothe...

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