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Clemson passes Oklahoma for No. 2 ranking

Clemson passes Oklahoma for No. 2 ranking

Other newcomers to the rankings are No. 23 Utah (3-0) and No. 24 OR (3-0). I flipped Oklahoma State and Ohio State in the eighth and ninth spots this week on the basis of the Cowboys' work at Pitt. Stock down: LSU . The Tigers tumble all the way to No. 23, a 12-position drop, as a result of the trouncing they endured in their SEC opener at Mississippi State . Read More

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Facebook rushes ad update after disturbing 'Jew haters' report

Facebook rushes ad update after disturbing 'Jew haters' report

ProPublica tested the claims by buying $30 worth of targeted ad space in the anti-Semitic categories. Facebook reportedly approved the three ads within 15 minutes. One category had only two Facebook users in it. Facebook removed the categories after being alerted to their existence and said it would seek to prevent such categories from popping up for potential advertisers. Read More

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At least 50 die in twin attacks in Iraq

At least 50 die in twin attacks in Iraq

He warned that the death toll could rise as numerous wounded were in serious condition. Security sources said the attackers were disguised as members of the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary units which have fought alongside the army and police against the terror groups. Read More

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Cardinals re-signing running back Chris Johnson

Cardinals re-signing running back Chris Johnson

The Arizona Cardinals kicked off their 2017 season with a loss against the Detroit Lions , but they will get the chance to bounce back against the undermanned Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Sept. Johnson, a first-team All-Pro last season, registered a league-best 2,118 yards from scrimmage and 20 touchdowns. Coach Bruce Arians said Monday that Johnson's injury was the same as that of Arizona rookie T.J. Read More

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Senators Table Paul Amendment to 2018 NDAA

Senators Table Paul Amendment to 2018 NDAA

Paul attempted the maneuver as an amendment to the defense-spending bill under debate by the Senate, saying it is past time for Congress to reconsider the authorization for the now 16-year-old wars. This vote is far from the end of this debate. While he'd hoped this would bring in support not only from opponents of the war, but from hawks eager to get their votes on the record to authorize these many , effectively unauthorized wars, little support ultimately materialized. Read More

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Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

Hurricane Jose became the tenth named storm of the season on September 5, and it quickly and quietly developed into a category four hurricane with sustained winds at 155 miles per hour at its peak on September 8. This is due, the center said, to an area of high pressure that will move around the hurricane over the next several days. "That's good for us", Sine said. Read More

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Prince William Speaks out During First Appearance Since Pregnancy Announcement

Prince William Speaks out During First Appearance Since Pregnancy Announcement

Media gathered with members of the public outside Kensington Palace , in London, today following the palace announced that The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child . She suffers from a delicate pregnancy and experiences symptoms of Hyperemesis Gravidarum . No one knows yet if they are having a girl or a boy, not even the Duke and Duchess, according to sources close to the couple. Read More

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No hint of threat to 2018 Olympics: Bach

No hint of threat to 2018 Olympics: Bach

Bach summed up his message by proclaiming "the Olympic Games are an anchor of stability", in these troubled times. He said that the wording of an Olympic truce to be put before the United Nations in November - a common tradition ahead of each Olympics - was now being discussed. Read More

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Trump's Voter-Fraud Commission Faces Rebuke in New Hampshire

Trump's Voter-Fraud Commission Faces Rebuke in New Hampshire

Commissioner Matthew Dunlap, the secretary of state in ME, also criticized Kobach for the column, calling it a "reckless statement ". In the presidential race, Clinton defeated Donald Trump in New Hampshire by 2,736 votes. Gupta also argues in the piece that "Instead of looking for ways to restrict the vote, which is the unspoken mission of the commission, we should be looking for ways to expand the vote". Read More

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India, Japan to work closely on connectivity

India, Japan to work closely on connectivity

The two prime ministers will also attend the ground-breaking ceremony of the "High-Speed Railway Training Institute" being set up in Vadodara through a video link. There is also a possibility that Trump will complain about what he has called the closed nature of the Japanese auto and agricultural markets, and will seek measures to reduce the USA trade deficit with Japan. Read More

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Pilots ground Air Berlin flights as bid deadline nears

Pilots ground Air Berlin flights as bid deadline nears

Lufthansa (Xetra: LHAB.DE - news ) 's low-priced subsidiary Eurowings , which is renting aircraft as well as pilot and crew from Air Berlin , said it had also been forced to cancel some flights. "We are in the middle of final negotiations with potential investors". A deadline to submit bids to acquire Air Berlin or parts of it has been set for 15 September. Read More

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Trump, Malaysia's Najib talk about trade and security, not scandal

Trump, Malaysia's Najib talk about trade and security, not scandal

On Tuesday afternoon, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about the report and defended Najib's choice of lodging - a choice that directly lines Trump's pockets since he still owns the hotel. Trump also pointed out that Malaysia is a "massive investor in the United States in terms of stocks and bonds". Earlier, in an opinion piece published by political website The Hill, Mr Najib assured the USA that Malaysia was a firm partner in its foreign policy objectives, especially in ... Read More

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Thousands gather in Midtown to protest Trump's DACA decision

Thousands gather in Midtown to protest Trump's DACA decision

Thousands of protesters descended on Columbus Circle Saturday to denounce President Trump's decision to end DACA . On one hand he rescinds the Barack Obama edict, but not for six months . On Thursday during Clubs Day, representatives for the Coalition for Undocumented Students and Allies, a resource listed by the Puente Program, said they were unwilling to be interviewed by The Current for this story. Read More

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Qatar boycotters dismiss remarks by Kuwaiti emir

Qatar boycotters dismiss remarks by Kuwaiti emir

President Trump speaks with Middle East leaders as a diplomatic rift between several gulf states continues. In a phone conversation on August 30, Trump told the Saudi monarch that a diplomatic resolution was necessary in order to fulfill a commitment Washington and its regional allies had made to stay united while fighting terrorism. Read More

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The Travel Ban Just Went Back To The Supreme Court

The Travel Ban Just Went Back To The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court temporarily reinstated a partial version of Mr Trump's beleaguered ban in June, pending a final decision in October. But the 9th Circuit last week ruled that refugees a US resettlement agency has committed to providing services for once they have arrived in the country should be exempt from Trump's order . Read More

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18 soldiers killed in ISIL ambush in Egypt's Sinai

18 soldiers killed in ISIL ambush in Egypt's Sinai

Militants attacked a security convoy in Egypt's strife-torn Sinai Peninsula , killing at least 18 policemen in a blast and a gun battle on Monday, sources said - an assault claimed by Islamic Sta te. The wounded included a police brigadier general. The ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack in a brief statement carried by its propaganda "Amaq" news agency. Read More

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Crane Collapses As Hurricane Irma Hits Downtown Miami

Crane Collapses As Hurricane Irma Hits Downtown Miami

As Irma's outer bands barreled into South Florida Saturday, a high-rise hazard materialized in Downtown Miami . They could not be moved ahead of Irma because the massive equipment, with counterbalances weighing up to 30,000 pounds, is a slow process that would take about two weeks to complete, according to city officials. Read More

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Amazon kicks off search for a second North American headquarters

Amazon kicks off search for a second North American headquarters

The new HQ will be the world's largest e-commerce company's second in North America, and "will be a full equal" to its current headquarters in Seattle , Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos said. The announcement of Amazon's second headquarters is a part of a larger effort from Amazon to grow its footprint at home and overseas. "If Amazon came to us and said we're interested in investing $5 billion in the Boston economy, we'd make it work somehow", Walsh said. Read More

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ECJ keeps Intel's €1.06bn appeal alive

ECJ keeps Intel's €1.06bn appeal alive

On remand, the General Court must consider Intel's argument about whether the rebates were capable of restricting competition. Intel Corp. ( INTC ) got a reprieve from the European Courts of Justice , when Europe's top court Wednesday backed an appeal against a massive fine imposed by the bloc's antitrust regulator. Read More

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United States condemns killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh

United States condemns killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh

Chennai journalists gathered at the Press Club to condemn the murder. Previously, Narendra Dabholkar was shot down near his home in Pune's Shaniwar Peth in 2013 and Govind Pansare was similarly ambushed in 2015. Human Rights Watch's South Asia director, Meenakshi Ganguly, called on politicians to "condemn violence over beliefs". A joint memorandum, submitted to the Karnataka Chief Minister, sought speedy investigation and noted that the murder had sent "shock waves across the journalist ... Read More

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