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DHS Bans Use of Kaspersky Lab Software in US Government

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DHS stressed that its concerns about Kaspersky Lab are related to the access that the company's products have to sensitive systems, which could allow-either knowingly or unwittingly-Russian intelligence services to gain access to vital government information and operations. Read More »

Abe arrives on two-day Gujarat visit today

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They signed the visitor's book in Japanese, "Love and gratitude, Shinzo Abe and Akie". Both of them also participated in a road show to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad . Also on the agenda is Indo-Japan business summit which will deliberate on how Japanese companies can increase investment in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold bilateral talks with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Gandhinagar, instead of Delhi, on September 14, sources told The Indian ... Read More »

Status yellow wind warning for Wicklow

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Strong winds and stormy weather are set to batter the capital this week. But strong winds are still expected and the Highways England warning applies to the whole of the UK. Road, rail and air services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible, along with some restriction to roads and bridges. Read More »

After deadly natural disaster, Mexico says it can't help Texas recovery

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Mexican seismological authorities measured the quake at 8.2, making it a magnitude greater than the 8.1 quake that killed 10,000 people in Mexico City in 1985. Mexico responded to those charges in the same statement it released offering Harvey help, saying that the country won't be paying for the border wall "under any circumstances". Read More »

UCLA ties UC Berkeley in new US News & World rankings

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The 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings were posted online today (Sept. 12). The ranking is based on surveys of top academics such as presidents, provosts and admissions deans who rank schools that are making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology and facilities. Read More »

Hospital In Lockdown After Reported Shooting

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Police say that they have arrested an active shooter that forced New Hampshire's biggest hospital to go into lockdown. It's not clear what the individual was doing at the hospital. Special agents from ATF's Boston office and representatives of the New Hampshire attorney general's office, including state police, also responded to the scene. Read More »

Crude Oil Dips In Asia Ahead Of OPEC, API Inventory Reports

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To take note of, both Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih and his Venezuelan counterpart, Eulogio del Pino , reportedly said their two countries were already exceeding their commitments under the output cut deal. The new agreement extends the production deal for nine months until March 2018. In its monthly report, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries also said the two hurricanes that hit the United States in recent weeks would have a "negligible" impact on demand. Read More »

Justice Department Asks Supreme Court to Uphold Refugee Ban

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The ruling of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, issued September 7, would exempt refugees who have received assurances of support from resettlement agencies from President Trump's refugee ban. The top justices of the country will sit for a hearing to discuss if the ban was legal or not. The high court did not define what it meant by a "bona fide relationship". Read More »

Cairn Homes PLC (CRN) Given Outperform Rating at Credit Suisse Group

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CR Bard had 28 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The Maryland-based Calvert Invest Management has invested 0.62% in U.S. Wedbush maintained the shares of GRUB in report on Monday, June 19 with "Buy" rating. The biopharmaceutical company reported $1.86 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $1.01. Read More »

Shame Peace Nobel Winner Aung San Suu Kyi To Treat Rohingyas Humanely

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Suu Kyi's apparent amoral politicking has brought her the opprobrium of an alliance of the courageous led by Pope Francis, who, in an address a few days ago, alluded to the Rohingya who have "been suffering and tortured for years, killed simply because they want to live their culture and their Muslim faith". Read More »

Jordan attends first OIC summit on science, technology

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It may be recalled that Summit on Science and Technologies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation was initiated by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. It is pertinent that the Muslim world gains independence in socio-economic issues, said Hussain, adding that the focus should be on science and technology studies. Read More »

John McCain Says His Brain Cancer Prognosis "Is Pretty Good"

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He told Tapper that he'll be getting an MRI on Monday to see how well his treatment has worked. And there's two ways of looking at these things. Asked why a wide swath of his party denied the scientific community's conclusions about climate change, McCain answered, "I don't know". Read More »

Lubbock Family Evacuates Hurricane Irma from the Caribbean

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Significant damage is also being reported in the Dutch section. "Because of the damage to the house, we sought shelter in the kitchen pantry, which had the most solid walls, was away from windows and the only dry spot in the house". "We started calling American Airlines and they started saying there are no flights out", Kitten recalled. Irma is sucking water from shorelines and pulling it into the eye of the storm as it charts a path to the Florida coast. Read More »

Breaking down TCU vs. Arkansas

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Kickoff for the Big 12-SEC contest is set for 2:30 p.m. CT. Morgan, the brother of former Arkansas receiver Drew Morgan, is listed as the Hogs' No. TCU quarterback Kenny Hill will probably look to throw on Curl early and often. John Scott, Arkansas' first-year defensive line coach, was in the National Football League on the New York Jets staff last season but implied he may have lost two years' sleep sending a not all that experienced defensive front in Arkansas' new 3-4 defense up ... Read More »

Indiana National Guard deploying to Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma

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New Jersey is deploying troops and a specialized task force to Florida to help with Hurricane Irma . These two missions bring the total number of Connecticut Guardsmen supporting hurricane relief efforts to 31. NYTF-2 is administered and operated by the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Office of Fire Prevention and Control. This team was requested to provide crucial public affairs support to the Defense Support of Civil Authority mission and conduct media operations. Read More »

Moon: Temporary THAAD Deployment Best Possible Measure

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Putin expressed concern that cutting off oil supplies would hurt regular North Koreans, Yoon said. In South Korea, thousands of police officers in riot gear swarmed 400 protesters who had been occupying a road leading to the site where THAAD is installed in the rural town of Seongju. Read More »

France's Macron Lays Out Plan For Reshaping Europe During Athens Visit

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US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on the phone with Xi on Thursday and Wednesday respectively, state news agency Xinhua said. Meanwhile, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Athens was determined to promote discourse in Europe for a new contract for democracy, equality and solidarity. Read More »

Protests in South Korea as nations wrestle with North missile threat

Gallup Korea began asking South Koreans the question in 1992, and the percentage of respondents this time who thought the North would not start a war was the second highest since then. "I would prefer not going the route of the military, but it's something certainly that could happen", Trump said at a press conference. The clashes came as South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe met in Russia's Far East and repeated their calls for stronger punishment of North ... Read More »

Northern Ireland 'to have different Brexit deal'

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Reports say documents will demand people be allowed to go to work, school or receive medical treatment both sides of any potential border. A new fight has been brewing over the consequences of Brexit for the border between Northern Ireland and the neighboring Republic of Ireland. Read More »

Explosive used by IS found in France apartment

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They believe that three men arrested in connection with the findings were preparing attacks and had made calls to Syria, a minister said Thursday. The Paris daily Le Parisien reported that the plumber was working on a stubborn leak, according to Agence France-Presse. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. to Meet in Private With Senate Judiciary Committee

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The Senate Judiciary Committee is not the primary venue on Capitol Hill to dig into the Russian imbroglio, but it nonetheless has ramped up its investigatory efforts as well. "Let's try to set up a meeting and see what happens, and that it was going to be interesting information". Trump Jr. does not mention Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin, who has told multiple news outlets, including the AP, that he attended the meeting at Veselnitskaya's invitation. Read More »

Hurricanes Jose, Katia gain strength

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Irma's wind speeds have placed the storm deep into Category 5 classification, which requires sustained winds greater than 156 miles per hour (251 kph). The government of Mexico issued a hurricane watch for the coast of the state of Veracruz from Tuxpan to Laguna Verde. "Those of you who think your homes may not be safe enough should immediately seek shelter with family, friends, or neighbors until the storm is over", Prime Minister William Marlin said Tuesday. Read More »

Merkel Rules Out EU Membership for Turkey

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Her spokesman later tried to limit the damage by insisting that talks with Turkey were already dormant. But after the debate moderators had moved on and asked the two candidates a question about US President Donald Trump, Dr Merkel returned to the Turkey issue, suddenly throwing her weight behind an end to the membership talks. Read More »

BJP to go alone in Odisha in 2019: Amit Shah

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He said it was yet to be decided on who would lead the state BJP in the next assembly elections. Both parties had attended a meeting of the anti-Congress platform called the Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA), which has been floated by the BJP. Read More »

Haley lays out case for U.S. to leave Iran deal

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Haley acknowledged that America's European allies want the United States to stay in the deal, but she said the United States has to determine for itself if the JCPOA is in the best interest of U.S. "We must consider not only the technical violations but also (Iran's) violation of 2231 and its long history of aggression ", Haley declared. "Leave them be. Read More »

Gas prices on the upswing

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Four days later, prices had jumped 21 cents to $2.39 a gallon, where they've been near since. This is slightly lower than the state average of $2.616. The retail marketplace in the Savannah area is extremely competitive because there are hundreds of stores fighting for market share. The weekly increase was the second largest in the nation, AAA said. Read More »

Congressional Democrats back Harvey aid with three-month debt limit increase

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Mr Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One he had a "very good meeting" with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer . The House vote is only the first step in the legislative process. The party in power - in this case Republicans - often argues for as long of a debt limit increase as possible for two reasons. Read More »

Prominent Indian Journalist Killed Amid Growing Attacks on Dissent

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Last night, as news broke of the cold-blooded murder of Bengaluru journalist Gauri Lankesh, a chill ran down many spines. Lankesh was the Editor of weekly tabloid magazine, Gauri Lankesh Patrike . "We have nothing to do with the Gauri Lankesh incident", the transport minister said. Journalists took out a march from the Press Club to the Vidhana Soudha, the state secretariat, and submitted a memorandum to Siddaramaiah, seeking immediate action to bring the culprits to book. Read More »

House moving swiftly on $7.9B Harvey relief bill

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While Democrats and Republicans came together for a moment, both parties argued over the duration of the increase of the country's borrowing limit. The Senate has until September 29 to raise the debt ceiling and until September 30 to fund the government in the new fiscal year, which McCarthy said would likely be a bill to extend federal funding for another three months. Read More »

Trump to nominate GOP Rep. Bridenstine as NASA chief

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The congressman is a member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology and a former head of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum, Oklahoma's Tulsa World reports. And he's critical of how much NASA spends on climate change research. According to the trade publication SpaceNews , Bridenstine has been a big proponent of giving the private sector a larger role in space. Read More »

National Guard Deploying to Texas for Hurricane Relief

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On Thursday afternoon, it reached 39. In the coming days, the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard are deploying more than 1,500 guardsmen. A Guard spokesman didn't immediately return a call from The Associated Press. "We're proud of those families too". They volunteered to serve the National Guard and that is what they do help. Friday, approximately 27 personnel from the 38th Infantry Division Mobile Command Group were sent to Texas. Read More »

Vacancies prompt state police to offer abbreviated academy

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Cuomo announced Thursday. Connecticut State Police have cited more than 500 drivers for speeding and hundreds more for other violations this holiday weekend. Penalties for driving under the influence include mandatory ignition interlock installation on vehicle, fines up to $2,500, license suspension up to one year, and jail sentences also up to one year, the governor's office said. Read More »

Seven girls killed in fire at Kenya high school

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She said the news of the fire shook her to the core and she was confused after she received a call from her daughter's class teacher. Matiang'i said it was unfortunate that students have been lost in the incident. "Our children don't have phones in school so I rushed here because as a parent I'm anxious, but we have yet to be told where our children are", said parent Joyce Mwambia. Read More »

All Myanmar Muslims suffering state-backed persecution: Rights group

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The United Nations said 123,600 had crossed into Bangladesh in the past 11 days following an uptick in fighting between militants and Myanmar's military in strife-torn western Rakhine state, which raised fears of a humanitarian disaster. She said Myanmar soldiers come to the beach two or three times a day to check on the displaced villagers. The report by the Burma Human Rights Network likewise found that "persecution of Muslims has worsened rather than improved" since Suu Kyi's government ... Read More »

Trump, Abe discuss exerting pressure on North Korea

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Technically, both the countries remain at war since a truce was declared to end the 1950-1953 Korean War but was never followed by a peace agreement. North Korea fired a Hwasong-12 missile on August 29 capable of carrying a nuclear payload that traveled almost 2,700 kilometers into the Pacific and triggered alert warnings as it flew over Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. Read More »

US, Allies in Show of Force against N. Korea

The B-1Bs were flown in from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam while the F-35Bs came from a US base in Iwakuni, Japan. They conducted a mock bombing drill, which simulated a surgical strike of key enemy facilities, over the Pilsung Range in the eastern province of Gangwon. Read More »

Christie slams Ted Cruz, calls him 'disgusting' while talking hurricane relief

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Cruz. "Today in Corpus Christi, we saw courageous Texans, for whom the work to rebuild is only just beginning". "He's not telling the truth standing in a recovery center where people are suffering". As of Monday afternoon, four of those 22 had said they would support a bill to provide relief funds to the area impacted by Harvey . But the votes by his branch of fiscally conservative Republicans suggest something different: That Congress shouldn't be in the practice of signing checks for $50 ... Read More »