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Author: 0 What To Expect From This Year's US Open

Federer would welcome a clash, saying: "I'd be happy to play him here". However, Murray's slot has been taken by the fifth-seeded Marin Cilic . Federer is seeded No. Missing from the women's side is six-time champion Serena Williams , who would have been favoured but remains out the rest of the year due to pregnancy, and Victoria Azarenka due to a family situation.

World Media Illinois House passes school funding bill on second try
Author: 0 Illinois House passes school funding bill on second try

A bill that none of us like at 100 percent", Sen. "This law reinforces local and state communities to work with the federal government to protect the neighborhood, to protect the people in the state of Illinois ", Schmitz said . But Rauner used his veto authority to make changes to the legislation, saying it provided too much money to financially strapped Chicago Public Schools .

World Media Left Behind: Pets in Hurricane Evacuations
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Some tips for you, always have a plan for your pet, have a ziploc bag with a picture and medical records, preferably have them chipped and Facebook during a storm have great pages that match up owners with their animals. If you are located in Texas, we encourage you to reach out to area shelters to let them know that you can help. RedRover officials and volunteers expect to be in Texas by Thursday.

World Media Merkel reproached on German cars as election challenger attacks
Author: 0 Merkel reproached on German cars as election challenger attacks

Speaking to German newspaper Welt am Sonntag, Mrs Merkel said: " I'd make all the important decisions of 2015 the same way again ". Four weeks before the September 24 election, an Emnid opinion poll on Sunday showed Merkel's conservatives would win 38 percent, or 15 points ahead of the center-left Social Democrats (SPD).

World Media Houston Police Officer Killed During Tropical Storm Harvey Response
Author: 0 Houston Police Officer Killed During Tropical Storm Harvey Response

He became trapped in high water at Interstate 45 and the Hardy Toll Road and couldn't escape. Chief Acevedo said Perez' family urged him not to leave the house but the officer told them, "We have work to do". On the morning of August 29, the dive team went out in the darkness and determined that "Sgt. Perez drove into an underpass drove into the water and he died in the flood in a drowning type of event", Arcevedo said.

World Media Indian 'godman' Ram Rahim weeps in court, begs for clemency
Author: 0 Indian 'godman' Ram Rahim weeps in court, begs for clemency

He has more than 50 million followers worldwide. In a weird accusation, a man has claimed that the guru forced him to get castrated to be "able to meet God" . Following this, a second medical checkup was done. 8000 paramilitary police have been sequestered for Punjab's streets after over a 130 deras (campuses) in Punjab and Haryana were raided by security forces, who recovered petrol bombs and AK-47 rifles in them.

World Media Nandyal bypoll: Win shows trust of voters, says Chandrababu Naidu
Author: 0 Nandyal bypoll: Win shows trust of voters, says Chandrababu Naidu

A large LED screen was set up in front of the counting centre to tell the majority of the rounds. The ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh won the by-election to the Nandyal assembly constituency in Kurnool district by a huge margin of 27,466 votes over the YSR Congress , its closest rival.

World Media TDP pips YSRCP in Nandyal bypoll
Author: 0 TDP pips YSRCP in Nandyal bypoll

The move proved to be right for the TDP as he won by a huge margin. TDP candidate Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy , a novice in electoral politics, defeated his YSR Congress rival and former minister Silpa Chandra Mohan Reddy. "Since it was a solitary bypoll, the state focused with great concentration, but one can call it a referendum only if bypolls are held in all 20 seats and see if the government can focus on all these seats in equal measure", he said.

World Media Goa CM Parrikar wins in Panaji, counting underway in Bawana, Nandyal & Valpoi
Author: 0 Goa CM Parrikar wins in Panaji, counting underway in Bawana, Nandyal & Valpoi

Till now, he did not hold an assembly seat, however, according to the Constitution, it is mandatory for any chief minister to hold an assembly seat within 6 months of assuming the office. The results are crucial for all the three political parties who had exuded confidence to win the seat. At the end of round one, Parrikar had secured 4290 votes while Congress's Girish Chodankar won 2252 votes.

World Media Trump Tweets About NAFTA, Border Wall, And Ally's Book As Houston Floods
Author: 0 Trump Tweets About NAFTA, Border Wall, And Ally's Book As Houston Floods

Texas' Senior US Senator stressed the importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA following President Donald Trump's comments at a rally in Arizona predicting a termination of the agreement. Griffith also said , "We promised the American people, not just in the last campaign, we've promised the American people going back to the Reagan administration that we would secure our southern border".

World Media Connelly: Poll shows top-heavy disapproval of how Trump handled Charlottesville
Author: 0 Connelly: Poll shows top-heavy disapproval of how Trump handled Charlottesville

In what amounted to a 77-minute presidential therapy session in front of thousands of supporters, Trump pulled out copies of three of his own speeches and rehashed what he'd said about white supremacists' gathering around a Robert E. "If we don't, the Republicans will never get anything passed". "I'm not saying [Trump's] not pro-white people", Knowles said, "but I do think he went out there and he denounced both of the groups".

World Media Mexico refining NAFTA objectives after first round of talks
Author: 0 Mexico refining NAFTA objectives after first round of talks

In 1991, bilateral talks began with Mexico, which Canada joined. The state exported $2 billion in goods to Canada, its second-largest trading partner, and bought $1.3 billion in Canadian goods in 2016. "We also encourage the government to hold the line on in keeping NAFTA's cultural exemption and our supply management program". "Mexico and Canada are trusted trade partners to the USA, and, as a result, we are strong national security partners".

World Media Trump pardons ex-Arizona sheriff accused of racial profiling
Author: 0 Trump pardons ex-Arizona sheriff accused of racial profiling

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said that Arpaio "demonstrates an embarrassing contempt for the rule of law by hiding behind a disgraceful pardon to escape the punishment our laws prescribe for lawbreakers". Beyond the politics of pardoning someone who shares his views on immigration, Trump also could be sending a message to his former and current aides embroiled in the investigation into alleged collusion with Russian Federation, conservative commentator Bill Kristol noted.

World Media Trump bars banks from buying Venezuela state bonds
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National security adviser H.R. McMaster said Friday that the White House does not anticipate taking any "military actions" against Venezuela "in the near future". But with Venezuela's streets calmer than they have been for months, and the opposition still reeling from its failure to prevent the constitutional assembly from going forward, action from increasingly concerned worldwide community represents the best chance of reining in Maduro, he added.

World Media Trump calls on GOP to nix filibuster
Author: 0 Trump calls on GOP to nix filibuster

This week, Trump threatened to shut down the government if Congress did not provide funding for a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, one of his key campaign promises. Bill (which just passed) for easy approval. The issue is always a hard one for Republicans, as many hard-line conservatives outright oppose raising the debt ceiling.

World Media Russian ambassador is 4th to die since January
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Shirinsky is the ninth Russian diplomat to have died within a year. According to the press secretary of the Russian Embassy in Sudan Sergey Konyashin, however, the diplomat was found with signs of a severe heart attack. Sudan's foreign ministry expressed its condolences to Russian Federation in a statement, praising Shirinsky's diplomatic efforts. A doctor was called, but he could not save Shirinski, TASS reported .

World Media War ship collision fourth since January for U.S. navy
Author: 0 War ship collision fourth since January for U.S. navy

The Fitzgerald and McCain warships are both part of the Navy's 7th fleet , based in Yokosuka, Japan. Aucoin was already due to retire in the coming weeks, and his successor, Rear Adm. A search operation involving ships and aircraft from three countries was underway Tuesday for the missing sailors. The Royal Malaysian Navy has also apparently recovered one body, however officials are still trying to determine whether not not it's one of the missing sailors.

World Media Press Conference With $758 Million Powerball Jackpot Winner
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She said she couldn't believe it. "I couldn't drive or anything". Accompanied to the news conference by her mother and two sisters, she was still dazed after her monumental win. This is due to the victor still having to pay taxes on the prize. She says winning the lottery was 'a pipe dream'. The victor has a choice to claim the winnings as a lump sum or an annuity .

World Media US State Department Expands Mexico Travel Warning
Author: 0 US State Department Expands Mexico Travel Warning

Additionally, there is no evidence that criminal organizations have targeted USA citizens based on their nationality. The warning said kidnappings in Mexico have been done by physically abducting the victims until a ransom is paid, taking the victim for a short time to take money from an ATM before being released, or through an extortion-like scheme where the victim is contacted by phone and coerced by threats of violence against loved ones.

World Media S.Korea, US begin talks over reviewing trade deal
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Kim noted that the USA insisted its trade deficit with South Korea more than doubled due to the trade pact and demanded correction of trade imbalances in the areas of automobiles, steel and information technology. Countries such as Japan that have large trade surpluses with the USA are watching on with interest. In addition, the Trump administration is focused more on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.

World Media Police seize stash of Trump-shaped ecstasy tablets
Author: 0 Police seize stash of Trump-shaped ecstasy tablets

Pills in the shape of Minions, Super Mario and Superman have popped up in several countries, as have tablets shaped like President Obama. Note the portrait of President Donald Trump and his name across the back. The unidentified duo reportedly claimed they were driving towards the city of Hanover from the Netherlands, where police believe the drugs were produced .

World Media Joe Arpaio and Donald Trump have opponents in Arizona
Author: 0 Joe Arpaio and Donald Trump have opponents in Arizona

Up to this point, Flake and Senator John McCain have had a contentious relationship with the President. "I've been doing rallies with him many, many times , and sometimes things are done the last minute", Arpaio said . He said the president raising the possibility of a pardon was unexpected. Democratic leaders and other Trump opponents planned protests and marches outside the Phoenix convention center to criticize the president's immigration policies and his comments about ...

World Media Triple Talaq: Supreme Court Bans Islamic 'Instant Divorce' In India
Author: 0 Triple Talaq: Supreme Court Bans Islamic 'Instant Divorce' In India

The controversial Muslim practice of Triple Talaq , that allows a man to leave his wife immediately by uttering " talaq " thrice, has been banned by the Supreme Court , after the court today called it illegal and unworthy. "We have to respect the judgement". "Triple talaq is against the basis of sharia [Islamic law]. what is said to be bad in the Holy Koran can not be good in sharia", Justice Kurian Joseph said, talking about the practice in question.

World Media UT ranked 25th in AP preseason poll
Author: 0 UT ranked 25th in AP preseason poll

Florida State opens the season with a top-three showdown against Alabama while Clemson opens against Kent State before high-profile matchups against Auburn and Louisville. A year earlier, it was No. 9 in the preseason, but was unranked to end the season despite a 10-3 record. This also means that Kirby Smart becomes the first coach in the history of the Georgia program to lead the Bulldogs to a preseason ranking in each of his first two seasons.

World Media Reports say shell hits Syrian fair
Author: 0 Reports say shell hits Syrian fair

On Sunday, president Assad said that the countries wishing to reopen their embassy, are required to sever all connection with the rebels. The Damascus International Exhibition is taking place from August 17 to 26 in the country's capital, the first time it has taken place in 6 years after its suspension amid the war in the country.

World Media 'Super dictatorship' in the country: Mamata Banerjee
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The West Bengal Chief Minister also took time to praise former BJP Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee saying, "He is also a BJP man. but he was very balanced and impartial. "Why they are showing us the agencies everyday? We are all waiting for it", said Banerjee. The third such meeting after the NDA came to power at the Centre specifically will discuss the progress in taking the "Garib Kalyan" agenda of the party as articulated in the Kozhikode meeting of the national council of the party a ...

World Media Man Arrested in Deaths of 3 Young Maryland Girls
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Williams has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder. He was being held without bail. Police department spokeswoman Jennifer Donelan said: "We are now in the midst of a major investigation into what happened to these children and who killed them".

World Media Rajiv Gandhi's 75th Birth Anniversary: Narendra Modi Remembers Former PM
Author: 0 Rajiv Gandhi's 75th Birth Anniversary: Narendra Modi Remembers Former PM

Earlier in the day, the Gandhi family including Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra on Sunday paid tribute to Rajiv Gandhi in the national capital. During his 5 year tenure from 1984-1989 as Prime Minister, he was criticized for his under-performance by many but only a few recognised his decisions that led to telecommunications or panchayati raj reforms.

World Media UP Train Tragedy: Kalinga Utkal Express derails in Muzaffarnagar; 20 dead
Author: 0 UP Train Tragedy: Kalinga Utkal Express derails in Muzaffarnagar; 20 dead

Officials said that medical teams had reached the spot from Meerut, Saharanpur and other nearby districts. The train with number of 18477 had left Puri on Thursday night and was scheduled to reach Haridwar at 9 pm tonight. In Lucknow , Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Anand Kumar said that top priority was being accorded to ensure prompt rescue and relief work. "5 coaches of the train have derailed, there could be injuries in this", Anil Saxena, spokesperson, Indian Railways said.

World Media Sierra Leone floods death toll passes 400: Red Cross
Author: 0 Sierra Leone floods death toll passes 400: Red Cross

The UN Children's Fund said that it is providing emergency sanitation and safe drinking water, including by installing rain harvesting facilities and building latrines. According to humanitarian agencies, current estimates indicate that as many as 3,000 have been made homeless, although this figure is expected to rise.

World Media Trump claims media 'misrepresent' his Charlottesville comments
Author: 0 Trump claims media 'misrepresent' his Charlottesville comments

Lee. One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Heather Heyer was the counter-protester killed in a vehicle attack Saturday on the sidelines of the white nationalist rally in Virginia. "Instead of unequivocally condemning hateful actions by neo-Nazis, white nationalists and Klansmen following a national tragedy, the President said 'there were very fine people on both sides.' There are ...

World Media Woman Finds Lost Engagement Ring On Carrot After 13 Years
Author: 0 Woman Finds Lost Engagement Ring On Carrot After 13 Years

Mary Grams says her ring disappeared in 2004 while she was picking weeds in her garden. "For some reason, I picked it up and it must have caught on something and pulled [the ring] off", she told Global News . "I didn't tell him, because I thought for sure he'd give me heck or something". An 84-year-old grandmother has been reunited with her missing engagement ring after 13 years with a carrot growing inside it.

World Media Japan's GDP soars 4% in second quarter
Author: 0 Japan's GDP soars 4% in second quarter

The world's third largest economy posted 1 per cent of growth from April to June, up from the 0.4 per cent of the previous quarter. The Japanese economy has recorded its longest economic expansion in more than a decade after official data showed that it grew at 1% in the last quarter.

World Media Kenyatta declared victor of Kenya poll
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The commission said Kenyatta won Tuesday's election with 54 percent of the vote. But a coalition of opposition parties says it has evidence of irregularities during the vote count and maintains that Odinga is the rightful victor. Police fired gun shots and tear gas in the slums of Kenya's capital city, Nairobi , and in Kisumu, a city in Kenya's west, during protests that stemmed from the elections results.

World Media Iran Parliament Passes Motion to Counter US Measures
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A total of 240 lawmakers voted for the bill, out of the 244 parliamentarians present. Iran's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee spokesman Seyed Hossein Naghavi Hosseini, while defending the bill, said the bill does not include any measure that would undermine JCPOA in any way; "Iran will never be the first to kill the nuclear deal and take responsibility for its costs", he added.

World Media Former spy chief: Denuclearized North Korea not in the cards
Author: 0 Former spy chief: Denuclearized North Korea not in the cards

In a separate interview on " Fox News Sunday", Pompeo was asked about the nature and degree of threat to the US mainland in light of Kim's continuing drive to develop North Korea's missile and nuclear capacities. Tuesday: "North Korea, best not make any more threats to the United States", Mr Trump tells reporters. He also will discuss military options in the event the "diplomatic and economic pressurisation campaign" fails.

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