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World Two women killed at Marseille train station in suspected terror attack
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While Isis has claimed the attacker is "a soldier" of the terror group, authorities are still working to determine whether the attacker had links to Islamic extremism. Collomb said at a news conference that the attacker first stabbed a woman in the square of the train station, then began to run away but attacked a second person beforehand.

World North Carolina beachgoers flee Maria as millions suffer in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 North Carolina beachgoers flee Maria as millions suffer in Puerto Rico

Maria has caused widespread damage in the Caribbean, hitting several areas already affected by Hurricane Irma like Haiti. Individuals in the states which could be afffected have been warned of potentially risky weather conditions, like rip tides, and the storm is being monitored carefully to track its progess.

World Iran puts economic squeeze on Iraqi Kurds
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Iraqi forces were also deployed on the border with Turkey as part of a joint exercise with Turkish troops. Another discount airline in the United Arab Emirates says it is suspending its flights to Irbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish region, after Baghdad order a halt to service in response to the Kurds' independence referendum .

World Amiens stadium barrier collapses, 29 remain in hospital
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He said 25 people had been injured, four of them seriously. A stadium barrier collapsed in the away section as spectators visiting from Lille celebrated the opening goal of the match by Fode Ballo-Toure. "Professional football demands a certain number of organisational requirements, and in this context, these statements seem inappropriate and irresponsible".

World Cowboys must up the ante in attack to beat Storm
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The Melbourne Storm go into the match as the overwhelming favourites ahead of the Cowboys who only just scrambled into finals and have caused upsets at all of their finals matches. The ascension of Michael Morgan has been something to behold and the continued rise of Jason Taumalolo shows no signs of slowing down. The Cowboys are heavy outsiders, but they have been for the last month and they just keep coming up with the plays that matter when they're required.

World Officials feared White House counsel would quit over Trump-Kushner meetings
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Registration records show that when Kushner, who is married to first daughter Ivanka Trump, registered to vote in 2009, he apparently checked a box classifying his gender as a female, The Hill reported . For people who rode into the White House on disingenuous " lock her up " chants, it's an incredible irony that they appear to be guilty of something so much worse than simply using private email addresses and devices.

World Supreme Court takes case that could hit California public employee unions
Author: 0 Supreme Court takes case that could hit California public employee unions

This suit alleges the fees force workers to support unions that are essentially lobbies that don't necessarily share their beliefs. "I believe we're going to win". By contrast, only 6.4 percent of private-sector workers are in unions. Janus v. AFSCME is the latest in a series of efforts by conservative anti-union groups to overturn a 1977 Supreme Court decision extending to unions for state and local government workers the right to collect "fair share" fees from nonmembers who benefit ...

World Presidents Cup at a glance
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Schwartzel has yet to be part of a winning Foursomes combination in seven career matches, while Lahiri must wait at least another day for the chance to improve on his 0-0-4 career Presidents Cup record and justify a little of Nick Price's faith in making him a captain's pick.

World North Korean diplomat in Russian Federation for talks on US
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The U.S. said it welcomed Moscow's efforts, even though the Russian-Chinese roadmap proposes an end to the U.S joint military exercises with South Korea in exchange for Pyongyang giving up on the nuclear development programme-a proposal the U.S.

World ISIS leader Baghdadi mocks USA, references N
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Three years on, the Islamic State , also known as ISIS , is defending a shrinking stretch of territory. A Middle East Eye report said Baghdadi "spent more than half of the clip discussing an ideological debate inside ISIS and pleaded with Syrian opposition groups to stop working with Turkey and Saudi Arabia, countries which have provided support to anti-Assad Islamist rebel groups".

World Yosemite rock fall victims were British climbers
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The person who was injured was rushed to the hospital and is now being treated. All other people who were in the area have been accounted for, and search efforts have ended. He estimates 30 or more climbers were on the wall at the time, but he could not confirm injuries or the size of the rock fall. "We were on the summit of Half Dome when we saw this".

World Exodus from Bali volcano nears 100000 as tremors intensify
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In case of an eruption, Indonesia plans to divert flights headed for Bali to 10 other airports, including on nearby Lombok and the capital Jakarta. With a volcanic eruption nearly certain (the volcano alert was rapidly raised to the maximum level last weekend), Indonesian officials have urged visitors and villagers to flee the 7.5-mile exclusion zone.

World Chicago Area Woman Stranded In Puerto Rico
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He said assisting Puerto Rico is not merely a question of just drying up floodwater or doing basic works, noting "that place was flattened". The Jones Act requires that goods shipped between USA ports be carried by vessels built in the US, majority-owned by American firms and crewed by US citizens.

World PA Supreme Court orders trial on public school funding
Author: 0 PA Supreme Court orders trial on public school funding

The case is brought by Mark Janus , an IL public sector employee, who says the fees violate his First Amendment rights. This suit alleges the fees force workers to support unions that are essentially lobbies that don't necessarily share their beliefs.

World Presidential Age-limit Sparks Fierce Brawl Among Ugandan MPs
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His proposal to raise the presidential age limit above the age of 75 has faced major opposition from activists, the opposition, religious leaders and even some members of Museveni's governing party in Parliament yesterday. The controversy dates from 2005, when a constitutional amendment eliminated the period of two terms of office for the country's president, Yoweri Museveni , were able to run for a third term, won by him in February past year, despite opposition protests.

World Palestinians get place in Interpol
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Member of Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) Executive Committee Hanan Ashrawi Wednesday welcomed Interpol's decision to admit Palestine as a full member. Former foreign minister and current opposition lawmaker Tzipi Livni said the Interpol vote was "a bad decision - bad for Israel and bad for the war on terror".

World Firebrand jurist Moore wins GOP primary runoff in Alabama
Author: 0 Firebrand jurist Moore wins GOP primary runoff in Alabama

Meanwhile Strange pledged his support for the President , issuing a statement that read, "Tomorrow I will go back to work with President Trump and do all I can to advance his agenda over the next few weeks". Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks to supporters, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. "If [Moore] wins, I'm going to be here campaigning like hell for him".

World Bombardier, Siemens, Alstom, Tesla and more
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Shares in both companies rose Wednesday, and Siemens and Alstom went to lengths to market it as a "merger of equals". Siemens will receive 50% of Alstom's share capital on a fully diluted basis. Headquarters for the Mobility Solutions business will be located in Berlin, Germany. The Alstom merger with Siemens' railway division has been mooted for years and completes the transformation of the French group, which sold off its energy business to American rival General Electric in ...

World Saudi Arabia Is Going to Let Women Drive Now
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Saudi women remain largely under the whim of male relatives due to guardianship laws. The decision has overturned a longstanding policy that has become a global symbol of the repression of women in the ultraconservative kingdom, the New York Times reported.

World McDonnell vows to bring
Author: 0 McDonnell vows to bring "wasteful" PFI deals back into public hands

Starter cards with low credit limits and high APRs are a way for borrowers to build a credit history which is vital for mortgage applications and other forms of borrowing. Labour has struggled in recent years to overcome the perception that it is to blame for the effects of 2007/8 financial crisis, which led to a recession, costly bank bailouts and a sharp rise in the national debt.

World Hurricane Maria is still churning towards the East Coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria is still churning towards the East Coast

The NHC's 2 p.m. advisory said the storm had maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour and could become a tropical storm by late Tuesday . The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning from Cape Lookout to Duck on the Outer Banks.

World Most states see gas prices fall
Author: 0 Most states see gas prices fall

IN and MI tied for the largest declines by price, though MI saw the largest decline in terms of percent to move below pre-Harvey levels. DeHaan says prices seem to be falling faster in the Midwest and in the East; Delaware leads all states with a decline of around 10 cents a gallon in the last week.