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U.S. gas prices in some markets at pre-Harvey levels

U.S. gas prices in some markets at pre-Harvey levels

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. For live fuel price averages, see GasBuddy . At last check, the cheapest gas in Iowa is in Clinton. South Carolina, normally the state with the cheapest fuel, has a current statewide average gasoline price of $2.46 a gallon. Read More

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Iran Defense Minister Rejects 'Beautiful' US Weapons

Iran Defense Minister Rejects 'Beautiful' US Weapons

Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that such activities were grounds for abandoning their landmark nuclear deal . "There is no doubt that Iran is in the ascendancy in the geopolitical battle for influence in the Middle East. Iran's ongoing efforts to boost its ballistic missile capabilities will only heighten the sense of insecurity among regional rivals", he said. Read More

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World's heaviest woman dies

World's heaviest woman dies

Eman Ahmed , who was referred to as " the world's heaviest woman ", died in a hospital in Abu Dhabi on Monday. She died just a week after celebrating her 37th birthday. Selim alleged the doctors' claims of her weight loss were false. The say that she subsequently suffered cerebral stroke, which left her bedridden until April this year when surgery enabled her to lose a massive 299kg. Read More

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Trump criticises McCain for opposing ObamaCare repeal

Trump criticises McCain for opposing ObamaCare repeal

McCain is the second Republican to oppose the measure, possibly dooming the effort of party leaders to enact it. President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that McCain had "let Arizona down" by opposing the bill. There could still be a vote on Graham-Cassidy. "But that has not been the case". "Nobody has really offered me that, to say, 'Well, we could spend less, ' " Paul said. Read More

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Catalonia on streets after Spain's arrests

Catalonia on streets after Spain's arrests

Catalonia , which wants to hold a vote on October 1 to split from Spain , has its own police called Mossos d'Esquadra, though the state police Guardia Civil has quarters throughout the region and often works alongside them. Student union representatives urged the protesters to remain over the weekend. Catalan authorities vowed to hold the referendum despite the court's ruling. Read More

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IDF says 'Hezbollah drone' it shot down violated Israeli sovereignty

IDF says 'Hezbollah drone' it shot down violated Israeli sovereignty

It also was not clear whether the drone was meant to enter Israeli-controlled airspace or had accidentally approached it. He said if any other attempts to violate Israel's sovereignty are made, "we will respond swiftly". In April , the IDF used a Patriot missile to intercept a Syrian drone that flew into Israeli airspace . Gen. Zvika Haimovich, the commander of Israel's aerial defense. Read More

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Smith defends captaincy ahead of landmark ODI

Whilst the game was rain affected, the Australians would've been disappointed to crumble in their response, with only Glenn Maxwell standing up in the chase. 4 and the team management is now backing Manish Pandey for the slot. Sometimes things don't come off for you but I try and stay in the same zone everytime I come out to play. Read More

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SEC Chairman reveals financial reporting system was hacked

SEC Chairman reveals financial reporting system was hacked

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a statement on September 20, which said that it learned in August 2017 of a cyberattack previously detected in 2016 might have allowed illicit gain through trading. A top USA financial regulator faces questions about its preparation for cyber attacks, after disclosing a breach of its database of company filings. Read More

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U.S. investigators wiretapped Paul Manafort, report says

U.S. investigators wiretapped Paul Manafort, report says

According to CNN , the new warrant was related to an FBI investigation into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russians. Two of those sources say the evidence is not conclusive. "Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my " wires tapped " in Trump Tower just before the victory". Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters at the Republican National Convention past year in Cleveland. Read More

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Trump Considering Fourth of July Military Parade

Trump Considering Fourth of July Military Parade

Between this and his impressive handshake mindgames , Macron seems to think he has Trump all figured out. This had been put right in July when Mr Trump visited Paris. A Huffington Post report from March revealed that Trump's inaugural committee was "seriously considering adding military vehicles to the Inaugural Parade". Read More

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Updated odds favor an Alabama-Clemson rematch in CFP National Championship

Updated odds favor an Alabama-Clemson rematch in CFP National Championship

The latest college football national championship odds were released by Las Vegas sports book Bovada on Monday. The Wolverines were listed with 14/1 odds after Week 2, but that number is down to 20/1 after Week 3. Vanderbilt moves in after moving to 3-0 with a win over a solid Kansas State team. The Commodores host Alabama in Week 4. Defending national champion Clemson is second with 11/2 odds, while USC (7/1) and Oklahoma (8/1) are close behind the Tigers. Read More

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Congo-Kinshasa: Dozens of Burundians Killed in Clashes With DRC Forces

Congo-Kinshasa: Dozens of Burundians Killed in Clashes With DRC Forces

No-one with refugee status "is supposed to have an assault rifle", he said. "So far, we have counted 31 dead and at least 105 injured, 15 of them seriously", the refugee said. The town hosts some 2,005 refugees and asylum seekers from Burundi, most of whom arrived in 2015. Friday's clashes erupted in Kamanyola in Congo's South Kivu province when Burundian refugees and asylum-seekers protested the expulsion of four of their countrymen from Congo, Sidikou said, citing "credible reports" ... Read More

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Bangladesh plans huge camps for Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh plans huge camps for Rohingya refugees

Earlier this month, aid workers from Caritas Bangladesh's regional office, Caritas Chittagong, visited Ukhiya and Teknaf Upazila in the Cox's Bazar district. Although the recruiting of terrorists to Rakhine was still new, they were gathering information on the matter, including the detention of a 38-year-old man from Malacca on September 10, he said. Read More

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California Sanctuary State bill approved by State Assembly

California Sanctuary State bill approved by State Assembly

The bill was introduced just before President Trump's inauguration and met opposition from some in California law enforcement, including many local sheriffs who lobbied California Gov. The Sheriffs' Association is still against the bill. Democrats used supermajorities in the state Capitol to pass the bill they viewed as important to highlighting California's stance on shielding its estimated 2.3 million undocumented immigrants from Immigration and Customs Enforcement . Read More

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Cassini's fiery death witnessed by emotional NASA team

Cassini's fiery death witnessed by emotional NASA team

Dutiful to the end, the spacecraft sampled Saturn's atmosphere Friday morning as it made its final plunge . The Space agency added, from that point, the spacecraft will begin to burn up like a meteor. 15, 2017, in Pasadena after confirmation of Cassini's demise. On its way through the gas giant's upper atmosphere, Cassini pulsed its thrusters to keep its antennae pointed at Earth in order to transmit scientific data until tis final moments. Read More

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