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People President Trump picks Naples for post-Irma Florida visit
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Walking along a street in Naples Estates with his wife, Melania, the president encountered piles of broken siding and soggy furniture sitting on a front porch, and residents and volunteers who were happy to get a presidential visit. His trip to Florida follows two earlier outings in which Trump reviewed Harvey recovery efforts in late August. Earlier, the center of Hurricane Irma made a landfall in the Marco Island, near Naples, in southwest Florida as a Category 3 hurricane.

People Latest FIFA Rankings Announced
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Senegal is fourth with Burkina Faso (7th), Ghana (8th), Cote d' Ivoire (9th) and Morocco completing the Top Ten power houses of African football. Football governing body FIFA have announced their latest rankings, with a new leader replacing Neymar's Brazil atop of the table, while Spain dropped out of the top 10.

People D'Tigers devour Cameroon 106-91 to book AfroBasket semi-final ticket
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On a dominant night for D'Tigers in Tunis, captain, Ikechukwu Diogu led the scorers with 28 points, followed by Ikechukwu Nwamu who scored 25 points. The result also saw Nigeria become the first country to reach the 100 points at the Afrobasket championship. In today's semi-finals, Nigeria will meet the winners of the quarter-final clash between Senegal and Angola, which was also played later yesterday.

People Pace University false alarm: Active shooter scare was sparked by man's belt
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Shortly after 2 p.m., a group of men were inside a sixth floor bathroom at the school when they saw protruding from underneath a stall door what looked like belted ammunition, like what might be fed into a machine gun. That 911 call prompted "a number of procedures in our active-shooter protocol", Miller said. The university's One Pace Plaza campus was then evacuated thanks to an "overabundance of caution".

People Indian Bakhshali manuscript rewrites history of zero symbol
Author: 0 Indian Bakhshali manuscript rewrites history of zero symbol

The date of the manuscript has intrigued scholars for years, with many believing it dated from the 9th century, as does the oldest known example of a zero in India, in Gwailor temple. According to the Smithsonian, the Bakhshali text does not use zero as number in its own right like Brahmagupta does, but rather as "placeholders denoting the absence of value - as way to distinguish 1 from 10 and 100, for instance".

People Jean-Claude Juncker Supports Croatia's Entry into Schengen
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Thomas de Maiziere reasserted the intention to maintain controls at the German border with Austria, which were not included in the Schengen accord. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the aim would be "to make the Schengen code more flexible, of course not to call into question free movement, but to allow our borders to be protected from terrorism".

People Knife-wielding man 'attacks French soldier in Paris'
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The operation has been widely criticized, some consider it ineffective, or even a target of Islamist attacks , but reassuring for the population according to others. Security remains tight in parts of France, after a series of terror attacks which have led to the deaths of more than 230 people in the past three years.

People Donald Trump visits Florida to see Hurricane Irma devastation
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Scott said in a statement. The president publicly thanked Rubio, who ran against Trump in the GOP presidential primary and has had a troubled relationship with him, for the senator's work in response to Irma. First Lady Melania Trump said, "We have certainly seen the unforgiving side of Mother Nature these past few weeks, and my thoughts and prayers continue to be with the families so deeply affected by both Harvey and Irma".

People Corea del Norte lanza otro misil en menos de un mes
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Tokio señaló que se había desencadenado el sistema de emergencia J-Alert en varias regiones del norte del archipiélago. El presidente de EEUU, Donald Trump , fue hoy informado por su jefe de gabinete, el general John Kelly, del lanzamiento de un nuevo misil norcoreano que ha sobrevolado Japón , indicó la portavoz de la Casa Blanca, Sarah Sanders.

People Several injured in explosion at London train station
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According to The Sun , several passengers were left with facial burns after an explosion on a train. Transport for London tweeted: "We are investigating an incident at Parsons Green". "People struggling to get out of the station". A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We are on scene alongside the Metropolitan Police at Parsons Green".

People BSF jawan martyred in cease fire violation by Pakistan
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And added he succumbed to his injuries while he was being evacuated. " Pakistan violated ceasefire around 1 a.m". On Friday morning, Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions. It is learnt that Singh, a native of Balia district in Uttar Pradesh, was posted at the Chenaz border outpost. One civilian is reported injured in the firing which took place in Arnia.

People Nursing Home Patients Die After AC Shuts Off In Florida Amid Irma
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Three others later died, and "at least another dozen patients" are being treated at nearby Memorial Regional Hospital, according to Dr. Footage from the scene on Wednesday morning showed patients being rolled out of the nursing home on stretchers and taken to Memorial Regional Hospital.

People British Surfer Killed by Crocodile near Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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Local man Fawas Lafeer said of the victim: "He came here for a vacation". The 25-year-old is understood to have wandered away from his group of friends to find a toilet when he was ambushed by a crocodile McClean graduated from Oxford University with a First Class Honours degree in French in 2015What happened to Paul McClean? "There were six or seven wounds on his right leg", a police official told AFP by telephone.

People Donald Trump heading to Florida to survey hurricane damage
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Traveling to the region so quickly came with challenges, however; because Trump did not want to divert resources from search and recovery efforts, he was unable to view the damage up close or meet Texans displaced by the storm. "We love these people and we're going to be back!" he added. "But I know that at a certain point it ends for you, and we can't let it end", Trump said.

People Will Germany's Angela Merkel win fourth term?
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Germany's veteran leader faced her main opponent Martin Schulz in a television debate last week. "I was raised in the DDR, in an area where there were children with mental disabilities", Merkel said. "I have therefore written a letter to Ms. Merkel and challenged her to accept another duel with me", he was quoted as saying. An opinion poll by Forsa in June found 57 percent of 18 to 21-year-olds backed Merkel compared with 53 percent of the wider population.

People Tropical Storm Jose, expected to restrengthen
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Located about 430 miles east-northeast of the Bahamas, it is churning toward the west-northwest around 7 mph. Hurricane Max made landfall on Mexico's southern Pacific coast Thursday and is forecast to move inland along the coast of Guerrero state, a region that includes the resort city of Acapulco.

People Trump praises people of Florida for their 'unbelievable spirit'
Author: 0 Trump praises people of Florida for their 'unbelievable spirit'

The president praised Gov. Rick Scott for handling the storm response. Everything is at 11. "We did have two horrific storms, epic storms", he told reporters . Asked by a reporter if the record-breaking storms had shifted his thinking at all, he replied: "We've had bigger storms than this". It's true that there have been big storms in the past.

People Trump firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director was a huge mistake, Steve Bannon says
Author: 0 Trump firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director was a huge mistake, Steve Bannon says

Bannon recently weighed in on it in Sunday, September 10 episode of " 60 Minutes ". Bannon added that he didn't learn of Comey's firing until after it had happened. Asked specifically if he believed that the Russian government attempted to influence the election, Bannon would only say that "maybe" Russian officials did "something" at the Democratic National Committee.

People White House defends decision to fire Comey after Bannon interview
Author: 0 White House defends decision to fire Comey after Bannon interview

Look at the 19 century. America was built on her citizens. "A system of protection of our manufacturing, a financial system that lends to manufacturers, and the control of our borders". "It's got to be an economic message", Moulton said. There are concerns that Bannon's activities could drain the resources that the GOP needs to compete with the rival Democrats in next year's election.

People Iran ready to send medical equipment to Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
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Worldwide pressure on Myanmar soared yesterday as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the violence against Rohingya minorities "unacceptable". The interventions add to global pressure over the crisis that has sent almost 380,000 people fleeing to Bangladesh , particularly on Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been pilloried by rights groups for failing to speak up for the Rohingya minority.

People Bobo trial day 4: Thursday expected to be 'long day'
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For the first time Wednesday, forensic evidence was shown to the jury and much of the day focused on Bobo's remains , as well as some of the personal items found scattered throughout the county in the days after her April 2011 disappearance and near her remains in 2014.

People Senate GOP leader says DACA should be in the mix
Author: 0 Senate GOP leader says DACA should be in the mix

Citing Republican obstruction, Democrats in 2013 changed Senate practices to end the 60-vote threshold for taking up judicial nominations, essentially allowing them to confirm judges on a simple majority vote. The blue slip protocol is enforced by the chairman of the Judiciary Committee , now Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said in a statement . On Thursday, Sens.

People Trump prods lawmakers to 'move fast' on tax cuts
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Richard Neal of MA, the top Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee, said in a statement. President Trump on Wednesday said the tax changes he hopes to push through Congress could end up raising tax bills for the wealthiest Americans, contradicting projections from independent experts and breaking with claims made Tuesday by his own treasury secretary.

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