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Nicola Sturgeon Brands Boris Johnson An 'Embarrassing' Foreign Secretary

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure from leading Brexiteers to sack Chancellor Philip Hammond , as Conservative party infighting over Brexit continues. She should create the opportunity for the party to choose not just a different singer, but a different song". Other "allies" said that there was now a "stench of death" emanating from Downing Street. Read More

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Disneyland looks so eerie as wildfires rage in California

Disneyland looks so eerie as wildfires rage in California

The fire's smoke could be seen as far west as downtown Long Beach . Thousands of people are unable to return to their homes on Tuesday, after 5,000 homes were evacuated as the blaze spread. Spring St. An overnight shelter was also opened at Katella High School, 2200 E. Wagner Ave., Anaheim . Dio Compolongo, 22, said he operated "on total instinct" when he saw the blaze creeping close to his family's residence in the Anaheim Hills. Read More

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Maken urges AAP, BJP to stop ugly politicking on Metro fare hike

Maken urges AAP, BJP to stop ugly politicking on Metro fare hike

The Centre on Saturday told Arvind Kejriwal government that the Delhi Metro fare hike can't be put on hold as it would be against the Metro Act. He said that as per Section 37 of the Railways (Operation and Maintenance) Act, 2002, recommendations of the Fare Fixation Committee (FFC) are "binding and sacrosanct and the central government cannot interfere in the matter of metro fares". Read More

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Iran warns U.S. against new sanctions

Jafari said the IRGC - the most powerful branch of Iran's armed forces - would treat USA military forces in the region no differently than it treats Islamic State terrorists in such a case. "The Americans should know that the Islamic Republic would use the Trump administration's stupid behavior toward JCPOA to make great strides in advancing its defensive, regional and missile programs", he said. Read More

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Hamilton to stay the course on cusp of 4th F1 title

Hamilton to stay the course on cusp of 4th F1 title

Vettel retired from the race earlier on and as a result, the gap between him and Hamilton in the standings is now 59 points with four races to go. I'm not really particularly taking insane risks in order to be in the position I'm in. In fact, if Hamilton wins the next race in Austin and Vettel has another poor outing it will be job done and another title for Hamilton and Mercedes. Read More

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Journo Makes Disturbing Claims Harvey Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her

Journo Makes Disturbing Claims Harvey Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her

He has since taken an "indefinite" leave of absence from Weinstein Company and issued a weird statement apologizing for his actions while simultaneously preparing to sue the Times for their report . According to the Times , "Ms. Masters had been chasing the Weinstein story for years". The Times managed break their story apparently thanks to some women who cooperated-like actress Ashley Judd who recounted a harrowing hotel room meeting with him-and access to settlements ... Read More

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Crude oil futures fall on weak global cues

Crude oil futures fall on weak global cues

Brent crude LCOc1 fell 26 cents to $55.86 a barrel after slipping 67 cents in the previous session, while the U.S. crude CLc1 dropped 15 cents to $50.43, reported Reuters . Hedge funds are again piling into oil, as are long-term passive investors, attracted not only by rising prices, but also by a profitable change in the forward-price curve . Read More

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Vegas shooter had no ties to terror group

Vegas shooter had no ties to terror group

Experts say the recent false claims are a reflection of the group's desperation to project strength and remain in the news as something other than a terrorist group on the wane. USA president Donald Trump said he did not know whether Stephen Paddock, the gunman behind the deadliest gun attack in modern U.S. history, was linked to the Islamic State group. Read More

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Las Vegas Massacre Gunman Had Escape Plan

Las Vegas Massacre Gunman Had Escape Plan

The Philippines' National Bureau of Investigation told AFP news agency it was investigating reports that Paddock sent US$100,000 to Ms Danley in the Philippines days before the shooting . Lombardo also said none of the cameras Paddock put up in the hotel room where he unleashed gunfire onto a concert crowd were recording. "She was away so that she will be not there to interfere with what he's planning", one of Danley's sisters told 7 News from their home in Australia's Gold Coast region. Read More

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Russian-bought Facebook ads 'seen by 10 million in US'

Russian-bought Facebook ads 'seen by 10 million in US'

Facebook Inc. Said it plans on Monday to deliver to the U.S. Congress , about 3,000 ads copies, that their network suggests were likely acquired by those in Russian Federation in the preceding and following months of the 2016 U.S. Facebook Inc shares rose $0.05 (+0.03%) in premarket trading Wednesday. "For the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring us together, I ask forgiveness and I will work to do better", Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a post ... Read More

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Hammond throws down gauntlet to Corbyn and says 'bring it on'

Hammond throws down gauntlet to Corbyn and says 'bring it on'

Convergence is the argument for a deep regulatory relationship with the European Union after Brexit, while divergence is favoured by those who want to see the United Kingdom break off permanently from the bloc. "While no one suggests a market economy is flawless, it is the best system yet designed for making people steadily better off over time and underpinning strong and sustainable public services for everyone". Read More

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Marilyn Manson Cancels Gigs After Shock Injury

Marilyn Manson Cancels Gigs After Shock Injury

No news yet on whether some shows will be postponed due to Manson's hospitalization, but a concert is scheduled for Monday in Boston. Check out Marilyn Manson's newest single, " We Know Where You Fucking Live ", below. Gig goers said that 48-year-old Manson, real name Brian Hugh Warner, lay on the ground with a sheet covering him for around 15 minutes before being stretchered off stage. Read More

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Trump to Visit Asia in November

Trump to Visit Asia in November

The president might find it hard to pressure the region to make concessions on trade terms that are favorable to the US while he is also urging it to unite against North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , whom he calls " Rocket Man ". Trump has applied heavy pressure on China to rein in North Korea . "This has been an ongoing process for them long before we had an administration change", she said. Read More

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Fake black activist social media accounts linked to Russian Federation government

Fake black activist social media accounts linked to Russian Federation government

For reasons that were unclear, Twitter's investigation was largely built around Facebook's recent discovery that advertisers with possible ties to the Kremlin had spent $100,000 in ads on its platform. Those ad buys topped the $100,000 that Facebook said it discovered on its network that were linked to a Russian propaganda operation during the 2016 election campaign, a revelation that prompted calls from US legislators for more regulation of such social media advertising. Read More

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Siemens, Alstom on brink of rail merger

Siemens, Alstom on brink of rail merger

After more details of the deal were released on Wednesday, shares of Siemens were up 2 percent while Alstom shares were up 6.2 percent. On the railway deal, France's finance ministry said it had secured a commitment from Siemens to safeguard Alstom's French manufacturing plants and jobs for a four-year period after the deal closes. Read More

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Wildfire forces hundreds from their homes in California

Wildfire forces hundreds from their homes in California

A fire in Southern California , which spread to more than 1,700 acres, prompted mandatory evacuations Monday night as at least one structure was damaged or destroyed, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. It is burning in the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains. Captain Steve Concialdi with the Orange County Fire Authority says crews have been working through the night to protect homes, but he told KPCC media partner NBC 4 that weather conditions could make their work more hard. Read More

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Tensions high in Washington as a deadline looms for health care reform

Tensions high in Washington as a deadline looms for health care reform

Q: Why are Republicans rushing to finish before September 30? On Tuesday, President Donald Trump lashed out at "so-called Republicans" Tuesday for deserting the party's latest attempt to repeal the Obama health care law. "We have 52 votes so we can't lose any votes". The new version of the Cassidy-Graham bill included tweaks to its funding formulas to send more federal money to key states, including Collins' home state. Read More

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