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Saudi Arabia energy ministry said Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih spoke to counterparts in Venezuela and Kazakhstan at the weekend about extending the oil output cut pact past the end of March 2018 to the end of June. Though the largest U.S. refinery, Motiva Port Arthur, and a number of others were resuming operations more than two weeks after Hurricane Harvey steamrolled through the U.S.
  • Oregon Ducks lose their 'swag,' but not the game

    Oregon Ducks lose their 'swag,' but not the game

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    The game was worrisome from the first snap, and when the Ducks' sophomore quarterback Justin Herbert connected with his receiver in the end zone with only 1:18 off the clock, worry turned to dread. But, perhaps, too much confidence. Although we were really inconsistent (Saturday), the team is really good. The Blackshirts piggybacked off the success of the offense, forcing OR to go three-and-out on their first drive of the game.
  • Perez, Anderson Help Brewers Pound Cubs 15-2

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    The 28-year-old Californian is 4-4 with a 4.17 ERA in 11 starts this year and owns a 1-3 record along with a 2.57 mark in 27 relief appearances. After splitting a four-game series at Pittsburgh earlier this week, the Cubs return home where they've won nine of their last 10 games.
  • Blind Spots Remain as SELF DRIVE Act Passes House

    Blind Spots Remain as SELF DRIVE Act Passes House

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    It also bars states from preventing such testing, which many auto companies claim is critical to getting the vehicles to consumers within the next three to four years. "The future of the automobile is here and this bill will give the automotive industry the tools it needs to completely revolutionize how we will get around for decades to come", said Rep.
  • Donald Trump Jr. to Meet in Private With Senate Judiciary Committee

    Donald Trump Jr. to Meet in Private With Senate Judiciary Committee

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    Trump Jr.'s interview with the panel Thursday was conducted largely by committee staff, though members of the committee, including Sen. The President's son became of particular interest to the committee - one of four congressional committees probing Russian influence in the 2016 campaign - after reports this summer that he, then-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, and the President's son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner took a meeting with a Russian lawyer and other figures at Trump ...
  • Three hurricanes battering Atlantic as Katia and Jose join Hurricane Irma

    Three hurricanes battering Atlantic as Katia and Jose join Hurricane Irma

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    The Mexican state of Veracruz has a hurricane watch in effect and the storm is now about 185 miles North-Northwest of Veracruz. It's now about 1,040 miles east of a collection of islands in the Caribbean Sea. Irma destroyed four of the most solid government buildings on the French-administered portion of nearby St. Martin , an island of about 75,000 people, French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said Wednesday in Paris.
  • BJP to fight Odisha assembly polls alone: Amit Shah

    BJP to fight Odisha assembly polls alone: Amit Shah

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    Shah will review the progress of "Mo Booth Sabuthu Majboot", "Sankalp ru Siddhi" and "Nutan Odisha Nirman" programmes launched to strengthen the party, said Panda. He further criticised Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for celebrating his best administrator award given by news magazine. He said that the Conclave tomorrow will also discuss the Vision of the Prime Minister and Amit Shah for North East.
  • Capitol Hill Republicans brace themselves after Trump cuts deals with Dems

    Capitol Hill Republicans brace themselves after Trump cuts deals with Dems

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    The president is now traveling to North Dakota for a speech on tax reform. We think we made a very reasonable and strong argument. Schumer has openly talked about driving a wedge between the President and the GOP. Many conservatives in Congress are loath to raise it without spending cuts. Sen. James Lankford, an Oklahoma Republican, tweeted: "We shouldn't raise #DebtCeiling w/o reform or cuts".
  • Bell Pottinger exploring potential sale following PRCA expulsion

    Bell Pottinger exploring potential sale following PRCA expulsion

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    The powerful industry regulator, with a membership of over 20,000 PR firms, found that its Professional Practices Committee was unanimous in its view that the Professional Charter and Codes of Conduct had been breached, and recommended to the PRCA Board of Management that Bell Pottinger's membership be terminated.
  • Ryan: 'Disgraceful' Dems Want to 'Play Politics' With Debt Ceiling

    Ryan: 'Disgraceful' Dems Want to 'Play Politics' With Debt Ceiling

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    The Trump administration originally had asked Congress to raise the debt limit by September 29 to keep the federal government from defaulting on its bills . "If the debt ceiling is not raised, it may not be possible to outlay the requested supplemental appropriations or funds for other critical government operations", he wrote Friday night in a letter to Ryan.
  • Harvey drove gas prices up. And Irma likely will keep them up

    Harvey drove gas prices up. And Irma likely will keep them up

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    Rhode Island's price is four cents above the national average of $2.65. The average state gas price for unleaded regular was 36 cents on Tuesday, from a low of $2.53 per gallon to a high of $2.89. "We are not aware of any fuel shortages at this time", she said. About one quarter of oil refining capacity in the Gulf Coast was taken offline by Hurricane Harvey - the equivalent of 2.5 million barrels of oil per day.
  • Hurricane Irma, a Category 5, bears down on Caribbean

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    It is said that hurricanes like Irma start off as thunderstorms and gather wind strength at an enormous speed. Puerto Rico and Florida had both declared states of emergency by Tuesday. "Everybody believes we're in good shape, but you don't know what is going to happen", Scott said . France voiced concern on Wednesday about thousands of people who are refusing to seek shelter from hurricane Irma on the French Caribbean islands of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthelemy.
  • North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein, Putin says

    North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein, Putin says

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    Putin made his comments in response to President Donald Trump's order to close the Russian consulate in San Francisco, and annexes in Washington, D.C. Speaking after U.S. officials ordered Russian Federation to vacate diplomatic premises in several USA cities, Putin said he would order his foreign ministry to take the United States authorities to court over alleged violations of Russia's property rights.
  • After Pulling Off 2 OT Win Vs. Tech

    After Pulling Off 2 OT Win Vs. Tech

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    The Jackets outgained the Volunteers by almost 300 total yards and ran 37 more offensive plays. Darrell Taylor nailed Marshall on the keeper, and Marshall tried to improvise with a desperation heave. 21 Hokies' 31-24 victory over No. 22 West Virginia. Jones ultimately chose to stick with the more-experienced Dormady during the game and he was rewarded as he wound up finishing 12-of-17 passing for 169 yards in the second half and overtime with two touchdown passes, including this one to ...
  • BRICS countries vow to fight terrorism, corruption

    BRICS countries vow to fight terrorism, corruption

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    Speaking at the " Brics Emerging Markets and Developing Countries Dialogue", organised by China on sidelines of Brics Summit as an outreach exercise, Modi also assured India's partnership with fellow developing countries, while pursuing its own aspirations for growth.
  • Froome retains Vuelta red jersey

    Froome retains Vuelta red jersey

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    From the break and a party to only 10 km from the goal, Majka, 27 years old, has held off the favourites to clinch his first stage victory on the Vuelta. "It's an wonderful feeling to still be the leader and to have survived a stage like today", said Froome, who is aiming to become only the third man to win the Tour de France and the Vuelta in the same season.
  • North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test Is Its Biggest

    North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test Is Its Biggest

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    Noting that China could easily solve this problem, Trump has previously put pressure on that country to rein in North Korea and has been "disappointed" in their inaction. Experts are not so sure, but as long as Pyongyang claims to have the technology, the working assumption is that it's true. Guam is a major sore point for Pyongyang because it is a US military hub and home to a squadron of B-1B bombers, which the North fears could be used to attack their country.
  • Rohingya migrants arrive in Bangladesh, says UN

    Rohingya migrants arrive in Bangladesh, says UN

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    I am still waiting for my fellow Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to do the same. In October 2016, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army launched its first-ever attack, targeting three border posts and killing nine policemen. In Dera Bugti , hundreds poured into the streets in a government-sanctioned protest against Myanmar's genocide against the persecuted Rohingya minority.
  • Se queda! - Courtois, Luiz tease wantaway Chelsea striker Costa

    Se queda! - Courtois, Luiz tease wantaway Chelsea striker Costa

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    Antonio Conte told the Spanish global there was no room for him in the Blues setup this season. Hazard has not played for Chelsea so far this season due to injury, but could be back against Leicester, after featuring for Belgium. Costa's registration offers the possibility of a shock lifeline but, more realistically, it is the latest move by Chelsea in a possible legal battle.
  • US, Allies in Show of Force against N. Korea

    US, Allies in Show of Force against N. Korea

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    The B-1Bs were flown in from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam while the F-35Bs came from a US base in Iwakuni, Japan. They conducted a mock bombing drill, which simulated a surgical strike of key enemy facilities, over the Pilsung Range in the eastern province of Gangwon.
  • Kenyan Supreme Court Invalidates President Uhuru's Reelection and Orders Fresh Polls

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    Opposition leader Raila Odinga's protests following the results of Kenya's August 8 presidential election sounded like the complaints of a sore loser. And the European Observer Mission said that they had not observed any signs of "centralized or localized manipulation" of the vote. The president is calling on Kenyans repeatedly to remain peaceful in a country where some elections have been followed by deadly violence.
  • White House Wants Congress to Tie Harvey Funds to Debt Ceiling Rise

    White House Wants Congress to Tie Harvey Funds to Debt Ceiling Rise

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    In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, however, Mnuchin told CNBC on Thursday that the deadline could move up a few days. "Our first priority is to make sure the state gets money". "Given the interplay between all the issues Congress must tackle in September, Democrats and Republicans must discuss all the issues together and come up with a bipartisan consensus", House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said in a joint statement.
  • Jail Kenyan electoral commission officials, demands Odinga

    Jail Kenyan electoral commission officials, demands Odinga

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    It gave new hope to opposition leader Odinga, who had alleged the electronic results of the August 8 balloting were manipulated. "It's a very historic day for the people of Kenya and by extension the people of Africa", Odinga said . "Six people have decided they will go against the will of the people" he said while calling for peace in a country where past elections have triggered deadly violence.