• Watching Maria: Tropical Storm Watch In Effect for NC Coast
Watching Maria: Tropical Storm Watch In Effect for NC Coast

Little has changed in the outlook for the storm, now a minimal hurricane about 190 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras and moving north at 7 mph. The forecasters said these systems have decayed to a relatively large extent by the time they enter our latitudes, but their remnants still contain air of tropical origin, which can still exert an influenc...

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  • India says no to troop deployment in Afghanistan
India says no to troop deployment in Afghanistan

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis' two-day visit to India starting Tuesday will underscore India's contribution towards Afghanistan's stability and security and how it can be improved. The Trump administration, while announcing its new Afghan policy, asked India to do more to help Afghanistan with its developmental needs. He also recalled hi...

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  • Gas prices begin to decline
Gas prices begin to decline

Tennessee's average gas prices have declined steadily for the last two weeks by a total of 8 cents since peaking at $2.60 on September 10. Ann Arbor is also down 6.9 cents to $2.46 per gallon; Flint down 12.4 cents to $2.35 per gallon and Toledo down 9.1 cents to $2.29 per gallon.

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  • United Nations reports human rights abuses in Crimea by Russian Federation
United Nations reports human rights abuses in Crimea by Russian Federation

People left in citizenship limbo "cannot own agricultural land, vote and be elected, register a religious community, apply to hold a public meeting, hold positions in the public administration", she added. "We call on the Russian occupation authorities to vacate Mr. Semena's conviction, allow him to resume his journalistic activity, and cease their...

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  • Tech firms back Trump administration STEM and computer science program
Tech firms back Trump administration STEM and computer science program

Ivanka Trump, the President's daughter and White House adviser , is joining business leaders from some of the companies to to unveil a series of "private-sector commitments" to technical education in Detroit Tuesday, the Internet Association said.

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  • Modi tells people to travel all over country
Modi tells people to travel all over country

He congratulated Bilal Dar from Srinagar - the new brand ambassador of cleanliness. Let us become a student to know the incredible diversity of India . PM Modi said the programme has played an important role in the integration of every section of society and improving the governance by getting nationwide inputs.

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  • Trump's New Travel Restrictions Prove His 'Fake Empathy' for Iranians: Zarif
Trump's New Travel Restrictions Prove His 'Fake Empathy' for Iranians: Zarif

Iran has all options on the table, including pulling out of the 2015 nuclear agreement and bolstering its nuclear program at a "greater speed", should President Trump decertify the pact, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif told CNN . It has the capacity to carry multiple warheads. He was referring to Trump's remarks before a meeting with Qatari Emir Sh...

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  • Rahul Gandhi starts Gujarat assembly election campaign from Saurashtra
Rahul Gandhi starts Gujarat assembly election campaign from Saurashtra

He promised to provide free medicines and medical treatment if the Congress is voted to power in Gujarat. Rahul, who reached here on a three-day election campaign, launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at Centre.

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  • North Korea Says US Declared War, May Take Countermeasures
North Korea Says US Declared War, May Take Countermeasures

Lauding the "great strength and patience" of the United States, Trump said that "if it is forced to defend ourselves or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea". "In case innocent lives of the USA are harmed because of this suicide attack, Trump will be held totally responsible". "The question of who won't be around ...

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  • Survivors of Hurricane Maria need assistance
Survivors of Hurricane Maria need assistance

Guajataca Dam , which holds a man-made lake, is already releasing water, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló told CNN on Sunday . Though her speech mostly focused on Puerto Rico , she stated that now is the time for all of us to pay attention and support the Caribbean, which has faced two cataclysmic hurricanes .

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  • Trump adds 3 new countries to his travel ban
Trump adds 3 new countries to his travel ban

Romero, director of the ACLU, said in a statement . Trump's original controversial ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expired Sundays, 90 days after it went into effect. The high court's review is scheduled to begin October 10. A suspension of the USA refugee program under the second executive order is set to expire on Octo...

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  • Chelsea Manning says she's been 'banned' from Canada
Chelsea Manning says she's been 'banned' from Canada

The reasoning behind the decision is based on the grounds of Manning "having been convicted of an offence outside Canada that, if committed in Canada, would constitute an offence ... The transgender soldier, born Bradley Manning, leaked diplomatic cables and other documents to Wikileaks in 2010, one of the largest breaches of classified material ...

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  • Iran Calls On OPEC To Sway Libya, Nigeria To Join Cut
Iran Calls On OPEC To Sway Libya, Nigeria To Join Cut

Brent crude futures was up 0.05 per cent at 56.88 dollars a barrel, not far from a 6-1/2-month high of 56.91dollars set on Friday. -Still, prices of Nymex and Brent are hovering near their best levels in months, on optimism that the production cap deal has caused some oversupplied markets to start showing signs of tightening.

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  • Weiner arrives for sentencing in sexting scandal
Weiner arrives for sentencing in sexting scandal

Crying in a courtroom, on his way to jail. Weiner's parents and brother, Jason Weiner sat two rows behind him-his estranged wife, Huma Abedin did not attend the hearing. But prosecutors insisted that he needed to see the inside of a cell to send a message. Weiner's reputation was already in tatters resigning from Congress in 2011 for send...

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  • Iraqis in Kurdish Regions Vote in Non-Binding Referendum on Independent Kurdistan
Iraqis in Kurdish Regions Vote in Non-Binding Referendum on Independent Kurdistan

Final results are expected within 72 hours. The vote was held peacefully, but the coming days could bring escalating unrest as the Kurds press ahead toward independence, something opposed by virtually the entire global community, including their close ally, the United States .

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association poppy stance backed by sports minister Tracey Crouch
Federation Internationale de Football Association poppy stance backed by sports minister Tracey Crouch

England and Scotland previous year wore poppies on their kits for a Wembley Stadium friendly on November 11 — Armistice Day — to commemorate British Commonwealth forces who have died on duty since World War I. That echoed similar actions in 2011 when, under now-departed leadership, Federation Internationale de Football Association permitted Eng...

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  • Evacuations from Indonesian volcano swell to nearly 50000
Evacuations from Indonesian volcano swell to nearly 50000

Tourists were urged against traveling to the active volcano after the alert level was set at its highest rating on Friday, meaning an eruption is possible. Indonesia, which sits on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, has almost 130 active volcanoes, more than any other country. About 36,000 people are killed in the eruption and the resulting ...

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  • Woman Previously Named 'Heaviest in the World' Dead at 37
Woman Previously Named 'Heaviest in the World' Dead at 37

Eman had celebrated her 37th birthday on September 11. At the Dubai hospital, she was to reduce her weight by over 220 pounds in order to fit onto the operating table. She was abruptly shifted to UAE after her sister Shaimaa alleged that she was not receiving proper treatment at the city hospital. The case of Eman Ahmed's weight loss transfor...

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  • Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls snap election
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls snap election

A majority said it was inappropriate for Abe to dissolve the lower house this month, more than a year before his government's term is set to expire. Abe is expected to announce a snap election later on Monday to take advantage of improved ratings and disorganised opposition parties, and the stimulus package could be a way to lure voters during th...

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  • PM Modi launches Saubhagya Scheme
PM Modi launches Saubhagya Scheme

The Government of India will be spending total Rs 16,320 crore in this massive project to provide electricity and to give the nation a new light. Even 70 years after Independence, four crore out of 25 crore families did not have a power connection.

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