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Global Media Isis leader Baghdadi 'probably alive and planning last stand', says US
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Townsend emphasized he was speaking personally but noted that "some indicators in intelligence" indicate Baghdadi remains alive along with no specific intelligence that he had been killed . Baghdadi's death has been previously reported multiple times. The city had become the next target of the US-backed war on the jihadist group following the capture of Mosul, where it had declared its "caliphate" over parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014.

Global Media Korea Nears Raising Missile Payload
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An apparent North Korean intermediate-range Hwasong-12 missile is launched in this photo released Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Under the treaty, Seoul is restricted to possessing ballistic missiles with a maximum range of 800 kilometers (500 miles) and a payload of 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds).

Global Media C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite Unsuccessful
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Former Isro group head Chivukula Ravindhranath said that the heat shield (also called fairing) separation on launch vehicles is generally very reliable, and scientists don't even consider this type of failure as a possible risk. The heat shield protects the satellite from the heat generated by the friction against atmosphere during take-off. A detailed analysis has to be conducted and see what exactly happened, Kumar said.

Global Media Congress switches gears on proposed FEMA cuts post-Harvey
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Amundson, the acting USA attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana and the executive director of the National Center . Because CBCA cases are fact-dependent, it's impossible to say whether the conditions of Hurricane Harvey in Houston will match those in New Orleans and garner similar funds, Greg Parks, chief counsel for the board, told Bloomberg BNA.

Global Media AAA Keeps Eye on Gas Prices Amid Harvey-Soaked Labor Day
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In Miami alone, the average price of gas Friday was $2.54 compared to $2.32 a week ago, according to the American Automobile Association. "All the pipelines that are coming out of Louisiana and the gulf coast are all connected and we have different spurs that feed off that pipeline that feed into different areas", Bush said .

Global Media President Trump to donate $1 million to Harvey relief
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Congress must raise the debt ceiling deadline by the end of September, a deadline that may move up due to the additional disaster funding requests. The request, likely to be approved by lawmakers quickly next week, would add $7.4 billion to the Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster aid fund and $450 million for disaster loans for small businesses , The Associated Press first reported.

Global Media Ronaldo grabs hat-trick as Portugal beat Faroes 5-1
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Ronaldo has now scored the most goals in a single men's UEFA qualifying campaign and he has done so in staggering fashion, scoring 14 goals in just seven games. Ronaldo needed only three minutes to open his account when he met Bernardo Silva's cross with an acrobatic volley at the far post. Ronaldo doubled the lead in the 29th, sending Gunnar Nielsen the wrong way with a penalty after Joao Mario was tripped by Roaldur Jakobsen, and almost completed a hat-trick when his low shot was turned ...

Global Media Trump Says US Is Paying 'Extortion Money' to North Korea
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If the US and South Korea do feel it necessary to attack North Korea in a preemptive or retaliatory strike, that offensive would involve the same F-22s, F-35s and B-2 jets used in these recent exercises and the same kinds of missiles. It was only the fifth time since 1998 that a North Korean projectile flew over Japan's air space. Even the missile that crossed Japan , the first such launch, may have been hard to intercept.

Global Media Kim Jong-un's Wife Gave Birth to their Third Child
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According to observers, since being with his wife, Kim Jong-un has softened his norms for women's clothing and behavior, has allowed North Koreans to wear costumes with pants, jeans, black pantyhose and high heel shoes. South Korean Colonel Lee Kuk-No warned: "If North Korea threatens the security of the South Korean people and the South Korea-US alliance with their nuclear weapons and missiles, our air forces will exterminate the leadership of North Korea with our strong strike ...

Global Media Statewide texting while driving ban goes into effect
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Texas is the 47th state to pass a texting ban . There's no local ordinance restricting texting-and-driving, and Hunter is glad for Texas legislators who approved a law establishing a statewide, standardized prohibition. Exceptions to the new law include emergency communication or electronic messaging when the vehicle is stopped. A driver is not in violation when looking at texts at a red light or if they are "reading an electronic message that the person reasonably believed concerned an ...

Global Media Good reason for lookout notice to Karti Chidambaram: CBI to Supreme Court
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During the hearing, CBI told the apex court that there is good, cogent reason for lookout circulars against former Union minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram. The Supreme Court on Friday maintained its stay on a Madras High Court order that had suspended a look out circular issued against him. The counsel said it was alleged that Karti had bank accounts in offshore destinations and "properties all over the universe, However, no questions were asked on these".

Global Media Henderson Animal Rescue Helping Pets Displaced by Harvey
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Health conditions of all of the dogs are unknown, according to the Maryland SPCA , but some appear to have heartworms or non-contagious but serious diseases that need to be treated. As of the time of this writing, at least 200 animals were taken in by the organization. The SPCA of Brazoria County - posted on Facebook Thursday that it was caring for more than 300 "flood rescue evacuees" and was expecting as many as 500 more.

Global Media Trump Reportedly Circumvents Kelly By Calling Friends On Personal Cell Phone
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Kelly, according to several media reports, has sought to limit access to Trump, supplement his media diet with more reputable news sources, and regulate his use of social media. "He's turning on people that are very close to him". The story says that some Trump friends have started calling Kelly "the church lady" due to his efforts to reign in the president.

Global Media Saffron is not my colour: Kamal Haasan
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As the reports raised quite a number of eyebrows, the Kerala CM said it was merely a friendly meeting. Pinarayi said the two discussed politics during their meeting. "We spoke about the issues being faced in South India in general and Tamil Nadu in particular", he said. Meanwhile, in a Facebook post congratulating Haasan, Chief Minister Vijayan had said that he was extremely delighted to hear about the French government bestowing the Chevalier de L'Ordre Arts et Lettres on the actor.

Global Media Judge Strikes Down Against Federal Overtime Rule
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Owens called on U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to appeal the decision, but it is unlikely that he will. According to a report by Reuters , Mazzant said in his ruling that the salary cap of $47,000 was so high it could end up including management workers, who are supposed to be exempt from overtime protections.