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Blount County Animal Center participating in national adoption event on Saturday

Blount County Animal Center participating in national adoption event on Saturday

Although pet owners came out in droves, Vaughn said there are still many animals in the shelter that will be coming up for adoption soon. We'll use this event to get these loving animals into loving homes. Last year, more than 53,000 pets were adopted during the nationwide campaign. On that date, pet lovers are able to adopt shelter animals for free at participating shelters. Read More

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3 young girls killed in Maryland home

3 young girls killed in Maryland home

Williams had "sole custody" of the girls overnight Friday, and was arrested after police say he confessed to the killings. Investigators said Williams was left in the home by his mother to watch over Nadiara Janae Withers, 6, who police described as his sister, Ariana Elizabeth DeCree, 9, and Ajayah Royale DeCree, 6, his two cousins. Read More

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Stabbing spree in Finland leaves two dead, several injured

Stabbing spree in Finland leaves two dead, several injured

Turku local government also opened a crisis line for people seeking emergency help. The suspect was shot in the leg after the attack, said police, who warned the public to move away from the city center. The witness added that another elderly woman was injured on the other side of the square where the incident reportedly took place. "The government will meet later today", Prime Minister Juha Sipila wrote on his Twitter account. Read More

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Cancel Military Drills With South Korea

These drills are an annual exercise, and we don't really need them to prepare for military eventualities. This year's Ulchi Freedom Guardian comes in the wake of North Korea's recent ballistic missile flight tests and news reports of that country's purported ability to fit a nuclear warhead onto its missiles. Read More

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School-girl raped on Independence Day in India

School-girl raped on Independence Day in India

A case of kidnapping, wrongful restraint and rape has been registered.The incident comes days after a 29-year-old woman was stalked and chased on the streets of Chandigarh by the son of Haryana BJP chief. "We have so directed as we want that the money to be properly kept and appropriately utilised". The victim had lost the legal battle after the top court refused to allow termination of her 32-week-old pregnancy, relying on a medical report that it would not be good for her or the foetus. Read More

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Michael Moore, Mark Ruffalo Lead Trump Tower Protest After Broadway Play

Michael Moore, Mark Ruffalo Lead Trump Tower Protest After Broadway Play

There, spurred on by Moore and guest artist Mark Ruffalo , they protested the president's see-sawing declaration earlier in the day that both sides were to blame for the violence Saturday in Charlottesville, Va. Michael Moore blasted white Donald Trump voters while talking to Don Lemon on CNN Tuesday evening after the president's statement to the press where he appeared to defend the alt-right. Read More

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Mattis warns of escalation into war if N. Korea attacks US

Mattis warns of escalation into war if N. Korea attacks US

Gabriel's spokesman Martin Schaefer said the six-party format used in the Iran nuclear talks - Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States - might some day prove useful in tackling the North Korea conflict. Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that the USA is "seeking a peaceful resolution to the crisis". -South Korean military exercises that enrage the North each year could make diplomacy even more hard. Read More

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President Donald Trump to sign executive order on infrastructure projects

President Donald Trump to sign executive order on infrastructure projects

Under Trump's order, agencies must complete environmental reviews of projects within two years on average. In announcing the environmental permitting order, Trump told reporters gathered at the Trump Tower in New York City , "This over-regulated permitting process is a massive self-inflicted wound on our country....denying our people much-needed investments in their community". Read More

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Falling tree kills 11 at Portuguese religious ceremony

Falling tree kills 11 at Portuguese religious ceremony

Television footage from the scene showed police and firefighters near the uprooted tree along with Red Cross workers. The injured included citizens of France, Germany and Hungary. Miguel Albuquerque, president of the regional government, said there would be an investigation. Madeira , a popular tourist destination, is the largest of several Portuguese islands in the north Atlantic Ocean. Read More

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'We'll see' what happens to Bannon, Trump tells impromptu briefing

'We'll see' what happens to Bannon, Trump tells impromptu briefing

Colbert pointed out that it took two days for Trump to condemn neo-Nazis . Bannon's standing in the White House has suffered with the arrival of Trump's new chief of staff, retired Gen. Bannon was a key general election campaign adviser and has been a forceful but contentious presence in a divided White House. "I didn't think I was going to last too long but I thought I'd last longer than like a carton of milk". Read More

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Aurora Men Killed in Apparent Triple-Homicide at Wisconsin Dragaway Event

Aurora Men Killed in Apparent Triple-Homicide at Wisconsin Dragaway Event

Investigators remain at the scene Monday morning. "I can see several children in here." said Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth. They believe the victims had ties to an IL gang, however the motive remains unclear. The sheriff's office describes the suspect as an African American man in his 20s who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jean cutoff shorts with a partially-shaved head. Read More

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Tropical storm forms west of Mexico, but quickly weakens

Tropical storm forms west of Mexico, but quickly weakens

The storm is located east of the Bahamas. According to the NHC, it is expected to reach tropical storm strength later Sunday. Because of this, the National Hurricane Center is not issuing any watches or warnings on Gert. However, well before it reaches the east coast of the U.S.it is forecast to turn towards the northeast and move out to sea. Additionally, there is a small area off the coast of Africa with a low chance of development over the next few days. Read More

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White House figures plotting against Donald Trump: Scaramucci

White House figures plotting against Donald Trump: Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci did not go gentle into that good night as he initially promised , and instead treated the world to a dose of his signature tri-state antics during an interview this morning on ABC. On Saturday, the president had blamed "many sides". Asked if that included Bannon , Scaramucci said, "Well, yeah". "I'm not trying to build my own brand" on the president's coattails", he added. Read More

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Venezuela clamps down on opposition politicians

Venezuela clamps down on opposition politicians

Although Maduro's first reaction on the sanctions was critical, later he expressed willingness to normalize relations with the USA, voicing hope that they will base on dialogue and mutual respect. On Wednesday, a fifth opposition mayor in Venezuela was removed from his post. The former student activist had been one of the most-prominent leaders of four months of anti-government protests that have left at least 124 people dead and hundreds more injured or jailed. Read More

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36 dead as trains collided in Egypt

36 dead as trains collided in Egypt

After nightfall, cranes aided by floodlights began to remove the wreckage off the tracks to allow rail traffic to resume. The crash also injured 123 people, the ministry said in a statement. People gather at the site of a train collision in the area of Khorshid, in Egypt's Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Assistant health minister Sharif Wadi told state television that most of the injured had been taken to hospital. Read More

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New Venezuelan Assembly usurps Congress

New Venezuelan Assembly usurps Congress

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza told representatives from nations including Cuba and Bolivia that long-standing USA aggressions against the South American nation have "entered a much stronger phase". Opposition lawmaker Delsa Solorzano says the goal of the truth commission is to "persecute those who think differently". Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said the group of nations will only recognize decisions approved by Venezuela's ... Read More

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Mueller Investigation Expands Focus to Probe Flynn's Finances

Mueller Investigation Expands Focus to Probe Flynn's Finances

Investigators probing President Donald Trump's team for possible connections to Russian Federation have asked the White House to hand over records for what is believed to be the first time , the New York Times said Friday. Flynn declined to comment for the Times report, while Trump's special counsel Ty Cobb told the newspaper, "We've said before we're collaborating with the special counsel on an ongoing basis". Read More

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Jadeja suspended for Pallekele Test

Jadeja suspended for Pallekele Test

After a staggering century and adding nearly 200 for the second wicket , Kusal Mendis was soon dismissed by Hardik Pandya before night watchman Malinda Pushpakumara made his way out to the middle. At lunch , the hosts were still trailing by 439 runs before being asked to follow-on with their second innings. India spinner R Ashwin too lauded Karunaratne and Mendis for their fighting effort. Read More

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Oxford University employee hands himself in following brutal stabbing murder

Oxford University employee hands himself in following brutal stabbing murder

Warren, who is British, is in charge of pensions and payroll at the University of Oxford's Somerville College, though his name and photograph have been removed from the school's online directory. The two were expected to appear in court and eventually be returned to Chicago . According to police, Lathem sent a video message to various friends and family members apologizing for his alleged involvement in the killing. Read More

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Trump Stands by McMaster, Claims He's 'Very Pro

Trump Stands by McMaster, Claims He's 'Very Pro

James Carafano, a former Trump transition team official and vice president of the conservative Heritage Foundation, decried as counterproductive the recent spate of "blood-in-the-water" rumors. For the time being though, McMaster's position seems safe, with a senior White House official telling the New York Times Friday that the president has "total confidence" in his national security adviser. Read More

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