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Global News Still waiting: Champagne on ice as Sox falter again
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Angels center fielder Mike Trout is only 26 years old and already has 200 home runs after going yard against the Mariners. Carlos Beltran , Yuli Gurriel and Derek Fisher each contributed a base hit in the winning effort for Houston . Tampa Bay's bullpen gave up just two hits over five innings. It was his third relief appearance since returning on September 14; he is 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA, striking out nine in six innings.

Global News Local Democrats Rally Against Latest Federal Health Care Bill
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Republican Senator Susan Collins said in her statement that the bill does not go far enough to protect people with pre-existing conditions and that the proposal's cuts to Medicaid are too steep. The results destroyed the promise the Republicans have made to the voters for the last seven years. At the time, the CBO said that in 2017, 23 million people would be enrolled in the ACA.

Global News Puerto Rico Aid Supplies Trapped at San Juan Port
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She upbraided acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke, who described the federal response as "a good news story". "We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency", Cruz said in a news conference. Dannel P. Malloy, who was at the air base Friday to see the crew off. Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman also was there. U.S. President Donald Trump was scheduled to go Puerto Rico on Tuesday, while Vice President Mike Pence will be in Puerto Rico and the U.S.

Global News Trump, GOP Propose 20% Corporate Tax Rate
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It's going to be easier for them to pay their taxes. But the president did launch into his proposed tax plan, which his administration announced on Wednesday. "You can not look at a tax package individual part, by individual part". However, a recent study found that lowering tax rates on corporate dividends, which went into effect in 2003, did not encourage corporate investment or hiring.

Global News Trump to visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines
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The press release further states, "The President's engagements will strengthen the worldwide resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean peninsula". Tensions ran high on the Korean Peninsula as the North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sept 3. South Korea has hailed the USA efforts while emphasizing that there can be no war on the peninsula.

Global News Catalonia referendum: Schools occupied ahead of vote
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Catalonia's independence campaign comes to a head. Catalonia's foreign affairs chief Raul Romeva told Al Jazeera on Friday the referendum "is impossible to stop" despite the central government in Madrid insisting that the vote is illegal and it will not happen.

Global News Australia better on the day, admits Kohli
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This is something they will want to focus on in the future, carrying the momentum through to the end. It's something we'll feel good about because he's seen many Indian teams over the past few years and to know that someone appreciates our skill and the way we are playing feels good, especially an Indian cricket legend.

Global News US Intercept of NK ICBM Would Be Over Russia
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US President Donald Trump last week used a United Nations address to threaten to "totally destroy" North Korea and declared the hermit state's leader Kim Jong-Un, whom he dubbed "Rocket Man", to be on a "suicide mission". Today, a state-run North Korean propaganda outlet slammed the exercise and called it an 'anti-Pyongyang provocation that can not be overlooked in the least'.

Author: 0 Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor, 'Others in Puerto Rico' for Hurricane Response

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke claimed that the recovery was a "good news story". She said: 'We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency. "So if you hear any announcements from other folks, whether it's the Newark Police Department, the Jersey City Police Department, any other police department, we welcome all the help, but that help can not be mobilized separately".

Global News Supreme Court case could drain OR unions
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The other 28 states that have "right-to-work" laws that make all union dues voluntary have lower participation rates, according to research by a group of social scientists who support labor unions and filed an amicus brief against another "right-to-work" case previous year.

Global News It's been 9 days. Puerto Rico has almost no cell service
Author: 0 It's been 9 days. Puerto Rico has almost no cell service

As the crisis continues with many residents still seeking access to food, electricity, medicine and water, many celebrities , including Lin-Manuel Miranda , Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull , have also urged swift action to aid Puerto Rico. "We're sending the Facebook connectivity team to deliver emergency telecommunications assistance to get the systems up and running". There's a lot of people that still don't have power, that don't have water, a water supply, food.

Global News Brexit: Theresa May insists United Kingdom will remain committed to defence of Europe
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It will be the culmination of the first six-month period of Estonia's rotating EU Council presidency, which ends in December. The UK has become increasingly pessimistic about getting the go-ahead on future trade talks when European Union leaders meet again next month, as was planned under the commission's timetable for the negotiations, but the government had not entirely given up hope.

Global News Rock climber falls in Yosemite Park in third incident in one week
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At least 30 climbers were on the wall at the time of the slide, CBS News reported Thursday evening. Officials say the rock slide was significantly larger than a chunk of granite the size of a 12-story building that broke free and plunged on Wednesday, killing a British climber and injuring his wife.

Global News Puerto Rico Is Getting Help, But It May Not Be Enough
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She said that if anyone can send anything solar-powered, she would pick it up and distribute it. The island's 3.4 million residents are struggling to obtain food, water and fuel. how we're going to deliver commodities and resources to the people of Puerto Rico", acting administrator John Rabin told reporters in San Juan. "We are all concerned with the well-being of the Americans that live in Puerto Rico and we continue to look for ways to engage with the Commonwealth and work collaboratively ...

Global News US Allies Must Pull Back From the Kurds
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Iraq's Kurdish region has "thrown itself into the fire" by holding a referendum on independence from Iraq. It's time for messages from a higher level. Turkey and Iran have also reportedly conducted joint military exercises along their respective borders with the KRG.

Global News Iraq blocks worldwide flights to Kurdistan in retaliation for independence vote
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The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) notified global airline companies on Wednesday that worldwide flights to and from Erbil and the region's second-largest city, Sulaimaniya, would be suspended from 1500 GMT. "The halt on global flights is now officially into effect", Mawloud Bawa Murad, the Kurdish regional government's transport minister, told AFP at Arbil airport, where he was visiting staff.

Global News State Department Issues Cuba Travel Warning Over Sonic Attacks
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The withdrawal order applies to all nonessential staff and their families. American Tour Operators in Cuba (ATOC), that now counts more than 50 US companies, criticized the travel warning . Among the possibilities being explored is that agents acting on behalf of a third country may be responsible. But the move marks the most serious crisis between the two countries since and comes at a time when the Trump administration is seeking to limit tourism and trade to the island until ...

Global News Top US diplomat Tillerson to travel to China this week
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Trump warned North Korea on Tuesday that any U.S. military action against North Korea would be "devastating" for Pyongyang, but said the use of force was not Washington's first option. "There is always more that countries can do, but at this point we want to thank China for the steps it has taken in the right direction". "It makes me question not just why coal imports appear to be happening again but what was the real volume of imports in the months it reported there were none".

Global News 'No good news in Puerto Rico' says mayor
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Yolanda Lebron, spokeswoman for the Rio Grande mayor, said they used a vehicle with a loudspeaker to announce that FEMA would be registering people for aid, but did not mention there would be food and water given out. There were signs that the island was slowly emerging from the disaster. Our Revolution, an American progressive political action organization that backed Cruz, describes her as "a fierce advocate for the rights of working people, for gender equality and for the rights of the ...

Global News Majority of Americans think Trump is unfit to be president, Quinnipiac poll
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The Quinnipiac University Poll found that 62 percent of voters disapproved of how Trump was handling race relations in America while 32 percent approved. A majority of USA voters believe Donald Trump is not fit to be president and only 36 percent approve of the job he is doing in the White House, according to a poll released on Wednesday.

Global News Mars city on Earth
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The Emirati government Tuesday announced its plan to build a scientific city exemplifying life on planet Mars. It looks pretty alluring for scientists and engineers, and some of them will be able to live in the red planet city for one year.

Global News Stampede in India's financial capital kills at least 22
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NDRF team reaches the spot of Mumbai stampede, reported ANI . Praveen Bangar, a senior medical officer at the KEM hospital near the accident site, informed that 20 people were brought in dead. The foot over bridge that connects the Eliphinstone Road Station on the Western Line and Parel Station on the Central line is extremely crowded during the office hours.

Global News Russian Federation to destroy last chemical weapons on Wednesday, ahead of schedule
Author: 0 Russian Federation to destroy last chemical weapons on Wednesday, ahead of schedule

Ahmet Uzumcu, director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons , commended Russian Federation for achieving a "major milestone" with the destruction of its chemical arsenals. Uzumcu said in a statement that the remainder of Russia's chemical weapons arsenal was destroyed at the Kizner chemical weapons destruction facility in Udmurtia.

Global News Mother Left Her 4 Young Kids Home Alone and Went to Europe
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Tyler Tompkins told KCCI . Police called Macke in Germany, requesting she return. Police said Macke attempted yet neglected to influence tyke to watch over her kids - two matured 12, one 7 and the other 6 - before leaving September 20 for an excursion in Germany.

Global News Liam Neeson Declares Himself To Be 'Unretired' From Action Movies
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The news of Neeson's " unretirement " will no doubt come as a relief for fans of the imposing 6-foot-4-inch Irish actor, whose role as famed Federal Bureau of Investigation whistleblower Felt (aka "Deep Throat") during the Watergate scandal is decidedly more low-key than any of his recent action films.

Global News Trump to visit five Asian countries in November
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He will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit. At the same time, Trump's national security team is conducting a broad review of US strategy toward China in search of ways to counter Chinese trade practices and open up market access, a senior administration official said.

Global News Navalny arrested in Moscow after calls for unauthorized rally
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Navalny is among the most popular opposition leaders in Russian Federation, known for highlighting the Kremlin's corruption with viral investigations. The anti-corruption crusader linked his detention with another - bigger - rally scheduled in Saint Petersburg, Russia's second city and Putin's hometown, on Oct 7, the president's birthday.

Global News Boeing dispute 'could jeopardise' contracts
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The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday slapped preliminary import duties of 220 percent on the aircraft, citing a Boeing complaint that said the plane had received improper subsidies in Canada . May also spoke about the value of a free-market economy in her speech to mark the 20th anniversary of the Bank of England's financial independence.

Global News Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner 'registered to vote as a woman'
Author: 0 Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner 'registered to vote as a woman'

According to public records, Kushner checked the box marked "female "while listing his gender when he registered to vote in NY in 2009". Is he the victim of a malicious voter impersonation scheme? Interestingly, before 2009, Kushner had been registered as a voter with the state of New Jersey where his voter registration card displayed his gender as "unknown".

Global News Google Reportedly Planning to Establish Independent Shopping Unit
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One investigation focuses on the company using its search services to steer users toward its own products and services, while another claims its advertising products restrict consumers' choices . Here Google is now letting anyone bid for the ads it displays at the top of product related search results - rather than, as was the case before, displaying links to products that merchants had paid it to display at the top of search results.

Global News Russian hackers allegedly interfere with the Catalan referendum
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These measures drove Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau to send a letter today to 27 European Union mayors, asking them to step forward to create a European Commission to open a space for dialogue between the Spanish government and the Catalan regional government, saying peaceful negotiations were the only way out of political tensions.

Global News The EPA is Spending $25000 on a Soundproof Booth for Scott Pruitt
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The EPA already has a SCIF in a separate area of the building, the Post reported , and it's unclear if Pruitt believes that it is out of date or somehow insufficient. The audit was "initiated based on congressional requests and a hotline complaint, all of which expressed concerns about Administrator Pruitt's travel-primarily his frequent travel to and from his home state of Oklahoma at taxpayer expense".

Global News Former State Senate leader Dean Skelos' corruption conviction overturned
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The lone challenge that the appeals court credited pertained to the witness testimony of Sen. Skelos, 69, a Republican, was sentenced to five years in prison in May 2016, while his son Adam was sentenced to 6-1/2 years. "The abundant record evidence that Dean Skelos traded his vote for legislation beneficial to PRI and Glenwood in exchange for benefits to his son - such as a $20,000 payment from Glenwood for no work by Adam Skelos and a no-show job for Adam Skelos at PRI, both at Dean ...

Global News Aston Martin's limited edition submarine is totally my next vehicle
Author: 0 Aston Martin's limited edition submarine is totally my next vehicle

Triton has unparalleled expertise in the design, manufacture and operation of submersibles for researchers, explorers and superyacht owners. Aston Martin has shown off its design for a limited-edition submarine . Beyond that and a few concept images - and it is strictly a concept at this stage - there's very little in Aston Martin's announcement in terms of actual tech specs.

Global News U of I Involved In Indictment Of 4 College Basketball Coaches
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OSU takes seriously the high standards of conduct expected in our athletic department and does not tolerate any deviation from those standards". A combination photo shows NCAA coaches L-R, Lamont Evans, Emanuel Richardson, Tony Bland and Chuck Person in these USA Today Sports file photos.

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