• Iraq's Kirkuk votes to take part in Kurdish independence referendum
Iraq's Kirkuk votes to take part in Kurdish independence referendum

Only 24 of the Kirkuk provincial council's 41 members attended Tuesday's vote, with 23 voting in favor of joining the referendum. He stressed that "the Turkmen will resort to the judiciary to veto the List's decision as we did in the decision to raise the Kurdish region's flag in the province".

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  • Top cop arrested in custodial death case in Himachal Pradesh
Top cop arrested in custodial death case in Himachal Pradesh

A top Himachal Pradesh police officer was among the 8 policemen arrested today for the death of an accused caught for rape of a school girl in July this year. The autopsy report mentioned injuries on the girl's body. According to The Indian Express, highly placed CBI sources said the forensic evidence, post-mortem report and statement of the ni...

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  • Mom dies in Harvey floodwaters while saving her infant daughter
Mom dies in Harvey floodwaters while saving her infant daughter

Officers pulled the child and the mother into the boat. The mother was driving on the I-10 service road when the water reached high levels. Beaumont fire-rescue Capt. 'They were in the water for quite some time. Officers revealed the woman's young child was found clinging to her body when they discovered the pair.

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  • Harvey promises rain for Charlotte area
Harvey promises rain for Charlotte area

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a better chance for rain and storms. The forecast for Newton for Saturday , Sunday and Monday show a 40-60 percent chance of rain for Saturday through Sunday , clearing out to mostly sunny for Monday with a high temperature of 80 degrees.

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  • Party Insiders Revolt As Alex Rowley Crowned Interim Scottish Labour Leader
Party Insiders Revolt As Alex Rowley Crowned Interim Scottish Labour Leader

Ms Dugdale will continue as an MSP for the Lothian region, with deputy leader Alex Rowley set to take charge of the party in Scotland until her successor is found. "It's not something I recognise", he said. Party chiefs will meet on Saturday September 9 to thrash out a timetable for the leadership race, but Unite, the most powerful union in t...

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  • Flooding in Houston Brings Out Floating Islands of Fire Ants
Flooding in Houston Brings Out Floating Islands of Fire Ants

Even if they're awful little ankle-biters. Linda Biu, an entomologist from Louisiana State University, recalled seeing victims of Hurricane Katrina coming into the hospitals with unexplainable rashes, which was later discovered to be hundreds and hundreds of fire ant stings.

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  • North Korea: Theresa May urges China to intervene
North Korea: Theresa May urges China to intervene

But Japan is also an important destination for British investment. However, shadow Secretary of State for International Trade Barry Gardiner said Japan had been clear that any future trade agreement will only be possible once the terms of the UK's future relationship with the European Union has itself been clarified - with talks on the matter y...

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  • The Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $21.16 Billion
The Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $21.16 Billion

Osterweis Capital Management Inc owns 3.02 million shares or 2.72% of their United States portfolio. It has a 23.49 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through four publishing divisions: Adult, Children's & Educational, Academic & Professional, and Information.

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  • US Test Successfully Intercepts Ballistic Missile
US Test Successfully Intercepts Ballistic Missile

It was the third time a North Korean missile overflew one of Japan's four main islands - with previous tests in 1998 and 2009. Earlier this week, an intermediate-range missile, identified by the North Koreans as a Hwasong-12, was sacked over Japan.

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  • Wrestling icon Ric Flair says he'll 'be back'
Wrestling icon Ric Flair says he'll 'be back'

Ten days ago, representative Melina Morris Zanoni sent a series of tweets explaining that things were looking up for " The Nature Boy " despite him not being declared out of the woods at that time. But she said she wouldn't be back if she didn't feel like it was safe to be away from his side. However, she put wrestling fans on alert August 13 wit...

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  • Israeli prime minister says no withdrawal from settlements
Israeli prime minister says no withdrawal from settlements

Meanwhile, on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that none of the settlements built in the occupied West Bank would be evacuated. Among the major sticking points in those negotiations was Israel's continued settlement expansion on Palestinian territories. Tel Aviv has waged three wars on the coastal enclave since 2008, inclu...

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  • Lebanon army declares border ceasefire to negotiate deal with 'Islamic State'
Lebanon army declares border ceasefire to negotiate deal with 'Islamic State'

Syrian state television showed the departure of the jihadists under Syrian military escort on Monday. Syrian army and Hezbollah, too, announced a ceasefire in Syria's west Qalamoun border region, Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV reported Sunday.

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  • Shell Midstream Partners LP (SHLX) Sees The Tape Move Mid-Market
Shell Midstream Partners LP (SHLX) Sees The Tape Move Mid-Market

It has outperformed by 51.23% the S&P500. Kansas City Southern is a holding company. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, energy and structured products.

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  • Jim Mattis Will Allow Transgender Troops to Serve in Military - For Now
Jim Mattis Will Allow Transgender Troops to Serve in Military - For Now

Mattis said in a statement that he plans on consulting military leaders on how to implement Trump's plan. President Donald Trump on Friday directed the Pentagon to extend indefinitely a ban on transgender individuals joining the military, but he appeared to leave open the possibility of allowing some already in uniform to remain.

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  • Don't Be a Victim: Charity Scams
Don't Be a Victim: Charity Scams

Secretary of State Kim Wyman and Attorney General Bob Ferguson are urging consumers to be aware of scam artists exploiting the disaster. Some of the charities working in Houston with the highest rating from Charity Navigator include Direct Relief and MAP International, each of which had flawless scores of 100 out of 100.

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  • Nawaz Sharif leaves for London to see ailing wife Kulsoom
Nawaz Sharif leaves for London to see ailing wife Kulsoom

Begum Kulsoom has been receiving treatment for throat cancer (lymphoma) in London. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will reach London via flight EK-625 of a private airline, and is expected to stay there for 10 days. However, the opposing Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf does not believe that Sharif is likely to return to Pakistan to face the NAB cases...

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  • Hurricane Harvey back ashore, hits Louisiana
Hurricane Harvey back ashore, hits Louisiana

He continued, adding that "Louisiana will remain in this storm's path for the next week, from Southwest Louisiana to North Louisiana". "Additional rainfall amounts of 15 to 25 inches are expected in southwestern Louisiana, with rainfall amounts of 5 to 15 inches expected in south-central Louisiana", the National Weather Service said in a news re...

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  • Kenya's opposition gets access to electoral commission's servers
Kenya's opposition gets access to electoral commission's servers

Opposition leader Raila Odinga argued the presidential poll was rigged and took his case to the court, challenging the election commission's declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election with 54% of the vote. He said even though the returning officers had presented the forms at the national tallying centre, the commission withheld the...

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  • Hurricane Harvey rainfall poses a risk to New Orleans
Hurricane Harvey rainfall poses a risk to New Orleans

In an email sent out by Loyola Emergency Manager Stephen Murphy, he said the decision was made "out of an abundance of caution", and states that dining services will continue to be available on campus Tuesday. He stated that officials will keep a close eye on the "rain bands" in case they intensify. Some other pumps in that area - and almost all pu...

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  • IAEA opens nuclear fuel bank in Kazakhstan
IAEA opens nuclear fuel bank in Kazakhstan

The agreement on LEU bank was signed on Aug 27, 2015 by the Kazakhstan government and the United Nations global nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Stressing that nuclear energy helps to address the twin challenges of securing sufficient energy for economic growth and mitigating the effects of climate change, Amano said arou...

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