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Erdogan dismisses North Atlantic Treaty Organisation concerns overs Russian Federation defence system deal

Erdogan dismisses North Atlantic Treaty Organisation concerns overs Russian Federation defence system deal

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that Turkey had already finalized and signed onto a purchase of Almaz-Antey S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems from Russian Federation. "A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation interoperable missile defense system remains the best option to defend Turkey from the full range of threats in its region", Pentagon spokesman Johnny Michael said in a statement. Read More

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Olive Garden ups ante on popular never-ending pasta pass

Olive Garden ups ante on popular never-ending pasta pass

Thursday, Sept. 14. While that's wonderful, the food chain is offering something even better this year: Pasta Passports to Italy . Pasta Passes and Pasta Passports are limited to one per customer per transaction. You, your guest, and the other 49 pairs will start in Siena before heading to Florence, Rome, Vatican City, and more. Olive Garden is selling 22,000 Never Ending Pasta Passes and 50 Pasta Passports to Italy . Read More

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OPEC Energy Production Fell In August, Oil Stuck At $50?

OPEC Energy Production Fell In August, Oil Stuck At $50?

Oil prices dropped on Monday on concerns that Hurricane Irma's pounding of heavily populated areas of Florida could dent oil demand in the world's top oil-consuming nation. Mexico produced 170,000 barrels per day, while it had to produce 100,000 barrels. In the midst of unstable refinery operations due to Harvey , nationwide gasoline stockpiles slid by 8.43 million to 218.3 MMbbl last week, the lowest level since December 2015, a report Wednesday from the Energy Information ... Read More

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Miss America calls United States withdrawal from Paris climate accord 'bad decision'

Miss America calls United States withdrawal from Paris climate accord 'bad decision'

This would make her the first elected female governor of the state. Zeng won Friday's swimsuit preliminary and promised that she'd be part of the post-Irma cleanup and recovery effort, whether as Miss America or not. And that's something that we really need to keep in mind. It was the first time in the history of the pageant that a contestant from North Dakota was awarded the crown. Read More

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Manatees Rescued After Irma Leaves Them High And Dry In Sarasota Bay

Manatees Rescued After Irma Leaves Them High And Dry In Sarasota Bay

Hurricane Center. "One wasn't moving, the other was breathing and had water in its eyes". " Believe me, we tried to move them ", wrote Sechler's friend, Steven Reisinger, in his own Facebook post . He saw the water had receded and saw two manatees on the flats. Nadia Gordon, a marine mammal biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, told the Bradenton Herald that they are "not actually intervening at this point". Read More

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Google Appeals £2.2bn EU Antitrust Fine For Search Abuse

Google Appeals £2.2bn EU Antitrust Fine For Search Abuse

The EU flag is seen with Google logo. The Luxembourg-based General Court, Europe's second-highest, is expected to take several years before ruling on the appeal. This appeal is not suspensive; Google will therefore have to pay the fine. The €2.4bn fine against Google for illegally exploiting its 90pc search market share led to its parent company Alphabet's profits falling by 30pc in July. Read More

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Pope Francis Hopes Trump Rethinks His Decision To End DACA Program

Pope Francis Hopes Trump Rethinks His Decision To End DACA Program

Francis, known for his own simple and austere style, said Claver was "austere and charitable to the point of heroism". "They speak very clearly, scientists are precise". Francis acknowledged that he had not studied the particulars of DACA, but said "removing young people from their family is not a thing that bears good fruit, neither for the young person nor the family". Read More

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Moon Says This Is No Time for Talks with N.Korea

Moon Says This Is No Time for Talks with N.Korea

Sunday's test of what North Korea said was an advanced hydrogen bomb was its largest by far. The two countries have been at loggerheads over South Korea's decision to deploy a U.S. Over the weekend, North Korea's regime carried out a nuclear test, which called for worldwide condemnation. Russia has initiated legal action against the United States over Washington's seizure of Russian diplomatic posts on American soil. Read More

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Watch Florida stranger give woman last generator for her sick father-in-law

Watch Florida stranger give woman last generator for her sick father-in-law

Her father is ill and requires oxygen. WFTV-TV's Nancy Alvarez posted on her Facebook page that a "total stranger" walked up to a woman in need of a generator at Lowe's to offer her his. "Everything is OK, everything is fine", Santiago told Brekke as the pair hugged, before she labeled him "a attractive man". Mr Santiago put his arms around Ms Brekke and they shared a warm embrace as he reassured her everything would be okay. Read More

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Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort swept up in Hurricane Irma evacuation

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort swept up in Hurricane Irma evacuation

Trump has three private properties in Florida, including the Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach, Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter and Mar-a-Lago, the private club he calls the "Winter White House". On Friday morning, projections indicated that it was likely Irma will take the "worst case scenario" path into the Sunshine State. Mar-a-Lago, built in the 1920s, has a long history of withstanding hurricanes. Read More

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Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort swept up in Hurricane Irma evacuation

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort swept up in Hurricane Irma evacuation

Trump has three private properties in Florida, including the Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach, Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter and Mar-a-Lago, the private club he calls the "Winter White House". On Friday morning, projections indicated that it was likely Irma will take the "worst case scenario" path into the Sunshine State. Mar-a-Lago, built in the 1920s, has a long history of withstanding hurricanes. Read More

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Police say report of active shooter at Columbus, Ohio high school

Police say report of active shooter at Columbus, Ohio high school

Adan Abdullahi was taken into custody and charged with improperly discharging a firearm in a school safety zone, a second degree felony, the Columbus Division of Police said in a statement. School officials said that all students are safe following Friday's ordeal. The school serves grades six through 12, and is geared toward special needs and "emotionally disturbed students", according to Scioto school's website. Read More

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Fake News IS Fanning Flames Of Violence, Says Suu Kyi

Fake News IS Fanning Flames Of Violence, Says Suu Kyi

In Afghanistan's western Herat province, protesters demanded an end to violence against the Rohingya, and in Islamabad , demonstrators stomped on pictures of Myanmar's state leader, Aung San Suu Kyi . 'But what some have called "ethnic cleansing" and others "a slow genocide" has persisted - and recently accelerated. None other than 1991 Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi, who also happens to be one of Canada's six honorary citizens . Read More

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SpaceX readies rocket to launch secret space mission

SpaceX readies rocket to launch secret space mission

The US military claims the unmanned X-37B is furthering "operations development for reusable space vehicle technologies", which could involve recovery of satellites or debris for fix or scrap on Earth. The first stage has been readied for a second launch after a successful liftoff and landing in February. Another Falcon 9 rocket is due for launch October 4 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California with the third batch of 10 next-generation voice and data relay satellites for ... Read More

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U.S. orders Russian Federation to close more diplomatic offices in escalating dispute

U.S. orders Russian Federation to close more diplomatic offices in escalating dispute

Realizing that the approval of the new package of sanctions was inevitable, Putin fired back even before Trump signed the measure. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a bilateral meeting. A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin , Dimitry Peskov, confirmed to reporters in Moscow this week that a Cohen email was sent to the general email address for his office. Read More

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How North Korea Sees Its Nuclear Standoff with America

How North Korea Sees Its Nuclear Standoff with America

On Tuesday, Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan's northern Hokkaido island, triggering public alerts to take cover before landing in the sea. As the attacks occurred, the US could warn North Korea, directly and via China, that if any attack were launched against any American or allied sites, the North Korean regime would be obliterated, but that if there were no military response, the United States and its allies would not seek regime change in the North or the reunification of ... Read More

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ISIS leader al-Baghdadi probably still alive

ISIS leader al-Baghdadi probably still alive

There have been reports of him being dead or injured, but only one account, that he was temporarily incapacitated after a strike in March 2015, is thought to have much... He said United States forces are actively searching for al-Baghdadi, adding that if they find him they probably will kill him rather than capture him. Read More

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Brush Fire Prompts Closure of 210 Freeway in Sun Valley Area

Brush Fire Prompts Closure of 210 Freeway in Sun Valley Area

Fire officials will be flying over the area at 6 a.m.to get a better assessment of what has burned . Four fixed-wing airtankers have been ordered to fight the blaze as well. Pets are being welcomed at all the evacuation centers, and officials caution that animals should not be left behind. "I want to say this loud and clear that folks who leave their homes, we have police assets who will stay in the neighborhood", Garcetti said. Read More

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