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World Cindy Expected to Drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia
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Downgraded to a tropical depression, Cindy weakened as it crossed Louisiana toward Arkansas but a broad circulation around the system swept moist Gulf air over the South, fueling severe weather and pushing up coastal tides. It was centered about 75 miles (115 kilometers) north-northeast of Memphis at midday Friday. EXTENDED FORECAST HIGHLIGHTS: The chances for showers and torrential storms will decrease from 50-60% Saturday night and Sunday .to 20 to 40% Monday and Tuesday ...

World Free bus travel for Armed Forces members tomorrow
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Read our full report of the Armed Forces Day service on Monday. Thousands of veterans, servicemen and women were in attendance to celebrate their great achievements and commitment to our country and its people. Kevin Gray MM, CEO, Royal British Legion Scotland (Legion Scotland), said: "As Scotland's largest ex-Service membership charity, providing essential wellbeing and befriending services to veterans whether they left service yesterday or 50 years ago, we know just how important Armed ...

World Otto Warmbier funeral: thousands gather to mourn 'profound loss'
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A long line of mourners waited to enter funeral services early today for Otto Warmbier , the U.S. student imprisoned in North Korea who returned home last week in a coma that proved fatal. The attendees included Ambassador Joseph Yun, the US special envoy who traveled to Pyongyang to bring Warmbier back, and US Sen. They showed his phone, passport, notebook, even the blazer worn during his trip to North Korea.

World Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for int'l event
Author: 0 Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for int'l event

Bollywood actor and style icon Malaika Arora, who has recently joined Reebok's Fashionably Fit Family joined the celebrations in Mumbai, and encouraged fitness enthusiasts to come together to celebrate this International Day of Yoga. The ambassador also informed that during the Yoga Week in Azerbaijan, several public events are planned, including at Icherisheher (June 21), Ganja (June 23) New Sumgayit Seaside Boulevard (June 24) and Ateshgah, Surakhani (June 25).

World International Yoga Day 2017
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Mr Modi, a teetotal vegetarian who practises yoga daily, led about 50,000 people in an early morning session in Lucknow , the capital of the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. The Prime Minister performed the asanas despite drizzling remained persistent at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow. Millions of people are doing yoga all around the world.

World Israel gearing up to build in east Jerusalem
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Just before Kushner's trip, Israel began construction on a new settlement in the West Bank, the first new outpost there in 25 years. U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, have said that they are pushing Abbas to end incitement to violence against Israel , and to stop paying stipends to terrorists and their families.

World GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support
Author: 0 GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support

People are saying, where's the health care, where's the health care? Is the Senate version less "mean" than the House bill , to use President Donald Trump's description of that earlier effort? By a year ago, that was down to 7 per cent.

World Israeli PM Says Work Begun on New West Bank Settlement
Author: 0 Israeli PM Says Work Begun on New West Bank Settlement

A Palestinian attempted to stab Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank Tuesday before being shot dead, the army said. Tuesday's ground-clearing work for the settlement to be called Amichai was in preparation for the installation of mobile homes to house about 300 settlers evicted from Amona.

World Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
Author: 0 Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

In the wake of a dispiriting loss for Democrats in a Georgia special House race, Pelosi is confronting renewed questions about her leadership , especially because she was the focus of a torrent of negative advertising in the Georgia election casting her as a San Francisco liberal and linking her to the Democratic candidate.

World Rebels attack Philippine village, possibly to divert troops
Author: 0 Rebels attack Philippine village, possibly to divert troops

The town of Pigcawayan lies 160km south of Marawi City, which has been taken over by pro-Islamic State forces and civilians have been killed during military attempts to recover the location. Duterte has said politicians, including some linked to the illegal drug trade, may have covertly backed the militants, who stockpiled arms and supplies before launching their audacious plot in Marawi.

World Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege
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Participants, from left, Indonesian armed forces chief Gen. TNI Gatot Nurmantyo, Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano , Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Haji Aman, Philippine National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.

World Foreign investors bet billions on China blue-chips joining MSCI index
Author: 0 Foreign investors bet billions on China blue-chips joining MSCI index

Crude oil is now in a bear market , having fallen 20 percent from its high this year. The bulk of the shares will be financial and industrial companies, many state-owned. Hence, while the weight of India will come down, the outflow impact would not be significant. For now, investors appear to have largely shrugged off the impact of the MSCI decision, noting its symbolic significance to China but that the inclusion is small in scale.

Author: 0 Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

Ten years after Making a Murderer subject Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison for the sexual assault, murder and mutilation of Teresa Halbach - along with his uncle, Steven Avery - a US appeals court has upheld a decision to overturn his conviction.

Author: 0 Qatar's Emir sends well wishes to Saudi's new crown prince

Intent on dispelling speculation of internal divisions in the ruling dynasty, Saudi television was quick to show that the change in succession was amicable and supported by the family. "We won't wait for the battle to be in Saudi Arabia ". "Some people were predicting that this would lead to a division in the family and strife and some kind of revolt".

Author: 0 McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

Trump wrote on Twitter on Thursday. Paul also said it was not clear whether the four senators would stay united as talks continue. Following the unveiling of McConnell's handiwork, Trump said "a little negotiation" was in order to make it better.

Author: 0 GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Medicaid was a program originally designed as a health insurance program for the poorest of the poor. The Washington Examiner reported Wednesday that Sens. During an interview on "Fox & Friends" taped Thursday at the White House and aired Friday, Trump appeared eager to avoid offending any of the holdouts.

World Yellowstone grizzly bears removed from endangered species list
Author: 0 Yellowstone grizzly bears removed from endangered species list

NATHAN ROTT, BYLINE: Thank you, Audie. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) issued a final rule to remove Yellowstone-area grizzly bears from the federal list of threatened and endangered species today. Errol Rice, the president of the Montana Stockgrowers Association, praised Thursday's announcement in an emailed statement, saying delisting "has been a priority of the association for years and this is a critical first step for the State of Montana to regain management of the ...

Author: 0 Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill — CHART

Trump welcomed the Bill but indicated that changes may be in store. They also would repeal a penalty imposed on large employers that do not provide insurance to their workers, and remove the fine that Obamacare imposes on those who choose to go uninsured.

Author: 0 After Otto Warmbier's Release, Will US Ban Travel To North Korea?

The doctors there said he is in a "state of unresponsive wakefulness" and showed no sign of "understanding language" or "awareness of his surroundings". Warmbier's release came as former U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday, returning to the nuclear-armed country where he met leader Kim Jong Un on previous visits.

World Dozens Killed In Afghanistan As Car Bomb Hits Bank Branch
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A auto bomb explosion took occurred in Lashkar Gah , Helmand province, in Southern Afghanistan , on Thursday, leaving dozens of dead and wounded, Afghan news agency Khaama reported. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. "It happened at a time when civilians and officials had lined up outside the bank to collect their salaries", a police spokesman, Salam Afghan, told AFP news agency.

Author: 0 President Trump tweets 'We will BUILD THE WALL!'

United States President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his commitment to build the Mexico Wall. "And this way, Mexico will have to pay much less money", Trump said. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has insisted that his country would not fund such a project. One of the main issues with the president's unpractical idea of building a border wall between Mexico and the US has always been its massive cost .

Author: 0 Trump claims Comey conversations may have been surveilled

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein later appointed Mueller, a former FBI director, as special counsel to oversee the investigation, including potential collusion between Trump's campaign associates and Russian officials. Mark Warner of Virginia, top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, said, "This administration never ceases to amaze me". He offered to help rebuild the World Trade Center in 2004 but never followed through.