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Su'a Cravens Thanks Everyone for Showing 'True Colors'

Su'a Cravens Thanks Everyone for Showing 'True Colors'

The Washington Redskins , fresh off of announcing their 53 man roster, will have to make another move because of the future of the projected starting strong safety, Su'a Cravens . But Cravens - undersized for the position - sustained a concussion in Week 4 and missed the next two games. Per Pro Football Talk , if he retires, the Redskins could ask him to pay back 75 percent of his $1.422 million signing bonus, or $1.06 million. Read More

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Trump to propose initial $5.9B in Harvey aid

Trump to propose initial $5.9B in Harvey aid

The White House says President Donald Trump is pledging $1 million in personal funds to Harvey storm relief efforts. White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, Aug. During a visit to Texas on Tuesday, Mr Trump had been unable to visit the flood zone because of hard logistics and security concerns. The president traveled to Corpus Christi and Austin on Tuesday. Read More

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PM Modi calls for coordinated action on counter terrorism

PM Modi calls for coordinated action on counter terrorism

Defence Expert Qamar Agah lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for managing to bring the issue of terrorism in the main agenda of the BRICS summit. Indian troops entered the area and stopped the Chinese road work, angering Beijing. The Prime Minister added that, "Our "no strings attached" model of cooperation is driven purely by the requirements and priorities of our partner countries". Read More

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Puducherry government to ban deadly Blue Whale Challenge

Puducherry government to ban deadly Blue Whale Challenge

Identified as Sashikant Borha, he was found hanging from a tree in the Pondicherry University Hostel campus at midnight. The infamous Blue Whale game that has taken the world by storm has claimed its first victim from Assam , even as the Kamrup (Metro) district administration has constituted a monitoring committee for keeping a strict vigilance and take corrective steps to stop further spread of the game . Read More

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Special Counsel Mueller Could Have New Insight Into Comey's Firing

Special Counsel Mueller Could Have New Insight Into Comey's Firing

Mueller is now investigating Trump's actions, including his dismissal of Comey. That element "is the hardest to prove, because it depends on showing an improper motive", the experts said. He asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to leave the room before making the request. The contents of the original letter appear to provide the clearest rationale that Mr. Read More

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South Korea detects 2nd quake in North Korea

South Korea detects 2nd quake in North Korea

North Korea conducted its fifth test a year ago in September. It came as US and South Korean forces conducted annual military exercises on the peninsula. Actually mounting a warhead onto a missile would amount to a significant escalation on the North's part, as it would create a risk that it was preparing an attack. Read More

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North Korea's belligerent stand could spark large-scale conflict, warns Putin

The Russian president said that focusing exclusively on pressuring North Korea to give up its missile program is "misguided and futile". "Provocations, pressure, and bellicose and offensive rhetoric is the road to nowhere". Two days after North Korea flew a missile over Japan, the United States and South Korea staged their own show of force with state-of-the-art stealth fighters Thursday. Read More

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Eid al-adha 2017: Bakra Eid mubarak images, wishes and greetings

Eid al-adha 2017: Bakra Eid mubarak images, wishes and greetings

EID AL-ADHA is a major celebration in the Islamic calendar that marks the sacrifices made to God and starts TODAY . It is celebrated in to honor the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command. " Eid al-Adha, which embodies the completion of Islam as a religion and its divine revelation as a spiritual and moral way of salvation, is a holiday that encourages mercy, solidarity, and brotherhood in people". Read More

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Trump touts tax reform, urges Congress to deliver

Trump touts tax reform, urges Congress to deliver

Middle-Class Tax Cuts Won't Be Cheap or Easy: "The third principle outlined by the President - lowering taxes for middle-class families - is probably the most challenging one. According to a 2017 report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Fortune 500 companies are dodging up to $767 billion in USA federal income taxes by keeping more than $2.6 trillion of their profits offshore. Read More

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Job Creators Network President Praises Trump's Tax Cut Plan

Job Creators Network President Praises Trump's Tax Cut Plan

This was a major campaign pledge that remains short on detail and a long way from becoming law. In his bid to restore USA competitiveness in the global economy, President Donald Trump announced his proposals for tax reform before a crowd in Springfield, Missouri this week, arguing that the American people (and particularly American businesses) are overtaxed. Read More

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Maryland, Virginia search-and-rescue teams deployed to help in Texas

Maryland, Virginia search-and-rescue teams deployed to help in Texas

Between contaminated flood water and reports of smoke rising from a chemical plant in nearby Crosby, Texas, the team faces some risk - but Cannon says the crew is bringing some decontamination equipment. "When natural disasters strike, it is human nature to offer help", Schmidt said in a prepared statement. There are seven firefighters on the task force who will be heading to the Houston area. Read More

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