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Global News Bihar floods: PM speaks to Nitish Kumar, assures all help
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State project co-coordinator of Assam State Disaster Management Authority Rajib Prakash Baruah said the Army is assisting the local administration in rescuing marooned people in Nagaon and Kokrajhar districts. The Chief Minister's Office said an 80-member team from the Bihar Regiment rushed to Kishanganj and Araria on Sunday eveningto rescue people. The situation in Assam alone has been pitiful since July and more than 29 districts; 25,42,0000 people and above 4,084 villages were reported to ...

Global News Several Vigils Held In Connecticut After Violent White Supremacist Rally
Author: 0 Several Vigils Held In Connecticut After Violent White Supremacist Rally

Come on white people, it's on us. "It's a movement against white supremacy, it's a movement against racism and bigotry". "Don't pat yourself on the back tonight until you see what you do tomorrow". James Alex Fields Jr . Two troopers were killed after a police helicopter crashed 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Charlottesville. Matthew Feiner said, "It is a violation of everyone's civil right".

Global News Aston Merrygold joins Strictly Come Dancing
Author: 0 Aston Merrygold joins Strictly Come Dancing

Sharing his joy at the announcement, Simon said in a statement: "I am so excited, terrified and proud to be invited to be part of Strictly 2017". "I'm both nervous and excited to learn from the professionals about a whole new way of dancing".

Global News Media interest in suspicious submarine 'death' intensifies as Øresund sighting is confirmed
Author: 0 Media interest in suspicious submarine 'death' intensifies as Øresund sighting is confirmed

Kim Wall, 30, was last seen on Thursday evening on board the vessel with the owner, 46-year-old Peter Madsen. Madsen reportedly explained that he had dropped off the reporter on a small island about 10:30 p.m. The ballast tank is a compartment that holds water to provide stability. "It took about 30 seconds for Nautilus to sink, and I couldn't close any hatches or anything.

Global News Powerball jackpot rolls to $430 Million
Author: 0 Powerball jackpot rolls to $430 Million

Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize. In addition, there were five second-prize tickets sold across the country for the $371 million drawing. Powerball winners are selected by drawing five white balls ranging from 1 to 69 out of a drum, then selecting one of 26 red Powerballs from another drum.

Author: 0 South Korean president urges USA to help stop war

Suh again highlighted doubts about North Korea's claims about its military capability. Japan set up a missile-defense system in western areas of the country, following a threat by North Korea to fire missiles over Japan toward the US territory of Guam.

Global News CBI moves to SC to vacate stay on LOC against Karti Chidambaram
Author: 0 CBI moves to SC to vacate stay on LOC against Karti Chidambaram

The Madras High Court verdict would have allowed Karti to leave India. You must go for the investigation. It may be recalled that the LOC had been stayed by the Madras High Court last week. But the SC said it "didn't want to risk" Karti not appearing before the CBI. He also said it was issued without jurisdiction to prevent him from travelling overseas.

Global News SUV carrying BBQ grill explodes when woman lights up cigarette in Florida
Author: 0 SUV carrying BBQ grill explodes when woman lights up cigarette in Florida

Police say a husband and wife were driving the Kia, which had a propane grill inside that had the gas valve switched on. Police said the grill, which was turned on, had a propane tank attached that was open and connected. After the explosion, the vehicle kept traveling until it crashed into a pole, according to Lane. The vehicle was severely damaged. Both people inside the SUV sustained burns, but their injuries are not life-threatening, FOX35 Orlando reported .

Global News Man killed, brother injured after stabbing over parking space
Author: 0 Man killed, brother injured after stabbing over parking space

The two brothers were arguing with two other men because one of them had blocked Dahan's brother's driveway, CBS New York reported. The homeowner brought his younger brother outside as backup and the brothers were stabbed. Dahan was pronounce dead a short time later. One neighbor said parking in the neighborhood is hard and often causes fights. The neighbor says that man and another man stabbed Dahan before getting into a gray Volkswagen with another man and took off.

Global News Charlottesville mayor: There's a 'direct line' between Trump and white supremacist violence
Author: 0 Charlottesville mayor: There's a 'direct line' between Trump and white supremacist violence

Trump was specifically taken to task for comments on Saturday in which he denounced what he called "this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides". "President Trump should apologize for what he has done, and he should follow up his apology with concrete actions to un-do the awful damage that his campaign, his rhetoric and his policies have caused", Cohen said.

Global News Chicagoans protest violent Charlottesville white supremacist march
Author: 0 Chicagoans protest violent Charlottesville white supremacist march

Bedminster: President Donald Trump is blaming " many sides" for the violent clashes between protesters and white supremacists in Charlottesville , Virginia . "We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for". The vehicle killed a 32-year-old woman and injured 19 people , five of them critically.

Global News PDP playing a sinister role in Article 35A intrigue: Omar
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The submissions were opposed by petitioner's advocate Bimal Jad, who said that no formal notice has been issued in the matter to the state government and it can not put forth its view at this juncture. "We have now seen with distress our Chief Minister rushing to the Centre to seek tax concessions for various crucial sectors for the State such as horticulture and tourism with the GST Council in turn paying little attention", he added.

Global News Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists in Charlottesville
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Lee, who led Confederate forces in the US Civil War. The White House statement came as Trump aides tried to stem the damage. Saturday's rally took a deadly turn as white nationalists clashed with counter-protesters, ultimately resulting in the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer when apparent white supremacist James Fields rammed his vehicle into a crowd of demonstrators.

Global News Notre Dame, Wisconsin to make football scheduling announcement Monday
Author: 0 Notre Dame, Wisconsin to make football scheduling announcement Monday

The teams have not met since 1964, even though longtime Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez has Notre Dame ties, having been an assistant coach under Lou Holtz from 1987 to '89. Wisconsin played LSU at Lambeau Field past year and won 16-14 to open the season. The 1904 and 1905 games were played in Milwaukee, while legendary Irish head coach Knute Rockne led Notre Dame to a 19-0 victory over the Badgers on October 19, 1929, at Soldier Field.

Global News 'Fast & Furious Live' Will Feature Vin Diesel
Author: 0 'Fast & Furious Live' Will Feature Vin Diesel

The Fast & Furious franchise is no stranger to traveling the globe, having already made stops in Rio de Janeiro, Iceland, Tokyo, and Abu Dhabi. The event is slated to begin in January of next year. In a Facebook video , the actor, who portrays ex-convict turned street racer Dom Toretto, said he's in New York City filming "something that is going to be pretty state of the art, something no one's ever seen before".

Global News Syrian rebels, refugees start to leave Lebanon border area
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Monday's convoy marks the departure of the last rebel group from the Lebanese side of the Syrian border. He said both European and American officials had warned them "during diplomatic meetings and worldwide visits... About 1,200 Lebanese, majority civilians, lost their lives during the 33-day war on Lebanon. More than 1 million Syrian refugees are sheltering in Lebanon, about a quarter of the country's total population.

Global News US President Donald Trump ponders trade war with China
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump ponders trade war with China

China stopped importing North Korean coal in February but total trade has risen, which prompted Mr Trump in July to accuse Beijing of failing to use its economic leverage to stop Pyongyang's pursuit of nuclear weapons. But a veteran trader based at the port of Rizhao who deals in coking coal and anthracite and a Beijing-based iron ore trader with a company that handles North Korean iron ore said the government stopped issuing permits to bring in iron ore several weeks ago.

Global News Vigils held in South Florida for Charlottesville
Author: 0 Vigils held in South Florida for Charlottesville

Galen thought the Columbia community should do something to show support for the people in Charlottesville, so she made a decision to organize the vigil. Heather Heyer, 32, was killed after a vehicle slammed into a crowd of counter-protesters at a White Nationalist rally. Organizers say the goal is to send a message of peace.

Global News Trump doubles down on support for struggling Luther Strange
Author: 0 Trump doubles down on support for struggling Luther Strange

Odd faces a slate of challengers in the GOP primary, including former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore , U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks , state Sen. An average of recent polls shows Moore, a controversial former judge, with about 32 percent of support; followed by odd, with roughly 27 percent; and Brooks, a congressman from Alabama and member of the far-right House Freedom Caucus, with about 18 percent, according to RealClearPolitics .

Global News Top US General to Meet South Korean Leader Amid Tensions
Author: 0 Top US General to Meet South Korean Leader Amid Tensions

He said the U.S. forces' priority was to support its government's diplomatic and economic pressure efforts for the denuclearised peninsula, noting that military options were being prepared for the failed efforts. He also criticized the Trump administration for a lack of clarity about its North Korea policy. But in the last few weeks, China has been appeared to take measures to keep its bad-behaving neighbor in check.

Global News Protesters in Skowhegan on Sunday decry white nationalism
Author: 0 Protesters in Skowhegan on Sunday decry white nationalism

As the situation appeared to be calming down, a vehicle with OH license plates rammed into a crowd that was celebrating after the white nationalists had left the area. During a march by counterprotesters on Saturday afternoon, a auto sped through the crowd, mowing down people and killing one woman. Anthony Scaramucci , ousted after 10 days as White House communications director last month, told ABC News said he thought Trump "needed to be much harsher as it related to the white ...

Global News Pakistan marks 70th Independence Day anniversary
Author: 0 Pakistan marks 70th Independence Day anniversary

A powerful bomb targeted a military vehicle in the restive capital of Balochistan province late Saturday, killing 14 people including several troops. Moreover, the Vice-Premier is scheduled to attend the opening ceremony of the nine-storied Basantapur Durbar Restoration Project under the Chinese assistance on 15 August.

Global News 2 killed in helicopter crash in Albemarle County
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The pilot, Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen, 48, is the son of a Loudon county commissioner. "Our thoughts and prayers are with our (state police) family as well as the families of both troopers who died while serving and protecting the community", Fairfax police said in a statement.

Global News Study finds massive volcano range hidden in Antarctica's ice
Author: 0 Study finds massive volcano range hidden in Antarctica's ice

A remote survey of what's called the West Antarctic Rift System uncovered 138 volcanoes in total - 91 of which had never been detected before - and scientists say it's imperative we find out if any of these hidden peaks remain active. So far, the Edinburgh University study has not found any active volcanoes under Antarctica . All of them are covered in thick layers of ice. "We were amazed", Bingham said.

Global News North Korea might be targeting Louisiana's Barksdale Air Force Base
Author: 0 North Korea might be targeting Louisiana's Barksdale Air Force Base

If the missiles landed within 40 kilometers (25 miles) of Guam , as threatened, according to UN law , they would fall within the United States' exclusive economic zone although not their territorial waters. "Given the paucity of flight tests, I suspect if used today, the HS-12 would have a CEP considerably larger than 5 km, perhaps 10 km, or more , [about 3-6 miles]" said Elleman.

Global News Army Deployed in Bihar's Flood-Hit Katihar District
Author: 0 Army Deployed in Bihar's Flood-Hit Katihar District

Earlier in the day, the JD (U ) replaced Mr Yadav with R.C.P. Singh as its leader in the Rajya Sabha . The central help came after Bihar Chief Minsiter Nitish Kumar on Sunday sought help of the Army and Air Force as the flood situation worsened in the state.

Global News Chelsea 2-3 Burnley: 9-man Blues almost come back
Author: 0 Chelsea 2-3 Burnley: 9-man Blues almost come back

The Blues have signed four players for a combined £129m, but have seen a greater number leave, including John Terry and Nemanja Matic. Eden Hazard , Pedro Rodriguez and Tiemoue Bakayoko are injured, striker Diego Costa is estranged, and Conte has a threadbare squad after selling midfield anchorman Nemanja Matic to rival Manchester United and loaning out numerous club's youngsters.

Global News Donald Trump to sign executive order to probe China's 'unfair' trade practices
Author: 0 Donald Trump to sign executive order to probe China's 'unfair' trade practices

Trump will sign an executive memorandum today directing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider investigating China over its IP policies, especially the practice of forcing U.S. "The United States government can, and does, work with countries to address serious concerns such as North Korea while also pursuing measures to address economic concerns, such as the theft of USA intellectual property", a representative of the US National Security Council said.

Global News Sierra Leone mudslide buries houses, hundreds feared trapped or dead
Author: 0 Sierra Leone mudslide buries houses, hundreds feared trapped or dead

He said a number of illegal buildings had been erected in the area. "It's likely that hundreds are lying dead underneath the rubble", Vice-President Victor Foh told Reuters . The footage by Society 4 Climate Change Communication Sierra Leone was filmed at midday local time and showed the city's Dundas Street. Poor drainage systems in the impoverished areas of the capital are known to exacerbate flooding during the country's rainy season.

Global News Rubio Receives Increased Security After Reported Venezuelan Death Order
Author: 0 Rubio Receives Increased Security After Reported Venezuelan Death Order

For years, the USA has investigated Cabello and other high-ranking Venezuelan leaders for suspected drug smuggling, which Cabello vehemently denies. The intelligence revealed an "order to have Senator Rubio assassinated", but noted that "no specific information regarding an assassination plot against Senator Rubio has been garnered thus far".

Global News Japan deploys missile system after N Korea threat to hit Guam
Author: 0 Japan deploys missile system after N Korea threat to hit Guam

Trump also blamed his predecessors for discord in the Korean peninsula, saying that the current rhetoric is an extension of past failures and he has no choice but to respond to the rogue nation . On Monday it was revealed that North Korea has recalled its ambassadors to key allies Russian Federation and China , along with its United Nations representative, to Pyongyang for talks.

Global News TSU delays 1st day of class for solar eclipse
Author: 0 TSU delays 1st day of class for solar eclipse

The American Astronomical Society said last week that it updated its safety advice "in response to alarming reports " of unsafe glasses selling online. Examine your solar filters or eclipse glasses before using them. "The market is being flooded with counterfeits", he said. "I have personally seen counterfeit glasses from China that have the logo, name, and address of a USA manufacturer but that were NOT produced by that manufacturer and are NOT known to be safe".

Global News Guam posts 'in case of emergency' fact sheet after North Korea threat
Author: 0 Guam posts 'in case of emergency' fact sheet after North Korea threat

The United States withdrew nuclear weapons from South Korea in 1992, when the two Koreas agreed to make the peninsula nuclear free. It was also to deploy the anti-missile system in neighbouring Ehime, NHK said. Washington and Pyongyang fired off a series of threats on Tuesday, as tensions between the two nuclear powers have reached an unprecedentedly high level in the aftermath of the United Nations imposing a new round of sanctions on the rogue state.

Global News Janmashtami 2017- Significance, History, Date, Puja Timings, Images, Celebrations
Author: 0 Janmashtami 2017- Significance, History, Date, Puja Timings, Images, Celebrations

How is it celebrated? To celebrate this auspicious occasion, the temple is being decorated beautifully and illuminated as it heralds the most important festival celebrated at ISKCON. It narrates how Krishna's uncle, King Kansa, wanted to kill him and how he defeated his uncle after being brought up by Yashoda, his foster mother. The devotees offer "chappan bhog" on the following day known as "Nanda Utsav" and prepare a list of 56 dishes to offer to the god.

Global News Contrasting Trump rallies meet outside Trump Tower before his visit
Author: 0 Contrasting Trump rallies meet outside Trump Tower before his visit

Trump's time in NY has "been a lot less than we expected", the Democratic mayor said. "The NYPD is the most expert police force on earth in terms of handling visits by an American president", Mayor Bill de Blasio said earlier this week. The White House hasn't divulged specifics on his NY stay. However, if he leaves the building, the NYPD will be on watch to maintain security. Between the Inauguration and the election, New York City spent about $24 million on security at Trump Tower, amounting ...

Global News Big Ben in London will be quiet for 4 years
Author: 0 Big Ben in London will be quiet for 4 years

The four dials will be carefully cleaned, the glass repaired , the cast iron framework renewed, and the hands will be removed and refurbished. However, the bell will still strike for important national events such as New Year's Eve and Remembrance Sunday.

Global News Haley blasts leakers behind Fox News report that Trump tweeted
Author: 0 Haley blasts leakers behind Fox News report that Trump tweeted

If true, that would mean North Korea has passed a crucial threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power. US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday blasted the leaking of classified information in a Fox News report on North Korean missiles as "incredibly dangerous" even as President Trump tweeted out the story.

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