• Hillary admits she had no concession speech ready

    Hillary admits she had no concession speech ready

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    In those, she takes responsibility for her devastating loss to Trump. "We have a reality show that leads to the election of a president", she said of the campaign conducted by President Donald Trump . "I am done with being a candidate", she added. And, you know, my share of Chardonnay. That's when she gets to her "out of body" experience on the platform listening to Trump's first speech as Prez.
  • The truth behind Mar-a-Lago's unpopular flood insurance policy

    The truth behind Mar-a-Lago's unpopular flood insurance policy

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    The safety and security of [Mar-A-Lago] guests, members and colleagues is our top priority, and we are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma . Mandatory evacuation for the entire town remains in effect. Sitting on Plum Bay on the island of Saint Martin, about 200 miles east of Puerto Rico in the Leeward Antilles, is an 11-bedroom home that Trump owns.
  • Macron: France will continue to support Greece

    Macron: France will continue to support Greece

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    Macron, who wants a giant leap forward in European cooperation, pressed for greater financial solidarity towards the bloc's more vulnerable members. Macron was in Athens for a two-day visit, accompanied by 40 business executives from companies including Total and Vinci in a trip created to encourage investment and show goodwill towards a country which is emerging from a multi-year recession.
  • Israel bombs Syrian chemical and missile plant

    Israel bombs Syrian chemical and missile plant

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    Though it is unclear if it is related , Lebanese media had reported early on Thursday, 7 September, that Israeli jets were seen in Lebanese airspace. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said that a military storage camp next to the research center was used to store ground-to-ground rockets and that personnel of Iran and Hezbollah had been seen there a couple of times.
  • Goa journalists union, Church body condemn Lankesh's murder

    Goa journalists union, Church body condemn Lankesh's murder

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    Along with thousands of their colleagues across India, the writers and intellectuals of Goa have expressed widespread shock, revulsion and anger over the assassination of Gauri Lankesh, the Bengaluru-based veteran journalist, activist, and long-time editor of the Kannada tabloid, Gauri Lankesh Patrike .
  • Facebook sold 2016 election-related ads to

    Facebook sold 2016 election-related ads to "shadowy Russian company"

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    Separately, Facebook also found another $50,000 in political ad spending - for about 2,200 ads - that were bought from accounts "that might have originated in Russia", Stamos wrote. The overall spending figure for the Russian-linked ads - at about $150,000 - is a relatively small amount compared to the overall digital ad buy made during the course of the 2016 campaign.
  • Fischer resigns from Federal Reserve Board

    Fischer resigns from Federal Reserve Board

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    Fischer's term as vice chairman was set to expire on June 12 next year, while he was scheduled to be a member of the Board until January 31, 2020. Fischer used his resignation letter to offer a summation of what he sees as the Fed's accomplishments during his tenure as vice chair.
  • Pliskova Into US Open Quarterfinals After Rout of American Brady

    Pliskova Into US Open Quarterfinals After Rout of American Brady

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    For its part, Vandeweghe reached the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament for a third time this season. We already have confirmation that the women's draw will feature one all-American semi-final - Venus Williams versus the resurgent Sloane Stephens - and today we discover whether it's going to be a clean sweep in the last four.
  • Not in love: Putin declares Trump is not his bride

    Not in love: Putin declares Trump is not his bride

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    Putin said that sanctions may help, but that implementing "just any sanctions" is "useless." South Korea began huge military drills on Tuesday in response to Pyongyang's hydrogen bomb tests ". Mr Moon had called for Moscow to support stronger sanctions against Pyongyang, which conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday in what it claimed was a detonation of a thermonuclear weapon built for intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland.
  • Su'a Cravens: I need to follow 'what makes me happy'

    Su'a Cravens: I need to follow 'what makes me happy'

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    Though he's now battling a knee injury, Cravens is expected to be the team's starting strong safety - not just for this year, but in the years to come. That's something tough. I'm not in no shoes where I can really speak on it. Linebacker Mason Foster said he was surprised by the news. However, team officials reportedly were able to talk him out of it - at least for now.