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Two of the tourists received significant burns of the face and eyes. The alleged attacker has been arrested by police, but is yet to be named. More on this as it develops. Police state that there is no evidence that the attack was terror-related. Alex Daniels, a spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Paris, told the AP that the embassy is not commenting on the incident, citing privacy reasons.
  • Treasury's Mnuchin says no tax cut for wealthy

    Treasury's Mnuchin says no tax cut for wealthy

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    Mnuchin said that he canceled his request for the plane after he found another solution for accessing secure communications. Mnuchin's office denied he took that trip to watch the eclipse and said he was there to attend meetings on tax reform, and the Treasury Department said the Mnuchins would reimburse the government for Linton's travel costs.
  • Actually, My Charlottesville Comments Were Great

    Actually, My Charlottesville Comments Were Great

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    In a readout of their Wednesday meeting, the White House said Trump is "committed to positive race relations" and seeks continued dialogue with Scott, the black community and "leaders from diverse communities across the country, all of which have a wealth of perspectives and experiences with respect to this issue".
  • New Hampshire Democrat defends role on Trump voting commission

    New Hampshire Democrat defends role on Trump voting commission

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    But New Hampshire's law is somewhat complicated because the Granite State makes a distinction between being a "resident" of the state and being " domiciled " in the state. The panel also heard a presentation from three speakers on electronic voting systems and their impact on election integrity, and watched a demonstration of 19th century New Hampshire voting machines still in use today.
  • North Korea Threatens Destruction of USA and Japan

    North Korea Threatens Destruction of USA and Japan

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    On August 29, North Korea launched a missile over Japan's Northern island of Hokkaido, landing 733 miles to the East. New analysis of North Korea's September 3 nuclear test ― the regime's sixth-ever and most powerful to date ― suggests it could have been twice as strong as previously thought.
  • Turkey Buying Russian S-400 Missile Systems, Erdogan Says

    Turkey Buying Russian S-400 Missile Systems, Erdogan Says

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    Turkey has signed a deal to purchase the S-400 air defence system from Russia, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was reported as saying. In a statement to Turkish journalists, Erdoğan revealed that Turkey had already paid a deposit to Russian Federation, though it is still engaging on an intergovernmental basis on the issue of export credit to support the deal.
  • Olive Garden's Never Ending Pasta Pass is back

    Olive Garden's Never Ending Pasta Pass is back

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    New this year is the " Pasta Passport to Italy ", which includes an all-expenses paid trip for two to Italy. Never Ending Pasta Pass season is upon us. As part of the Never-Ending Pasta Pass, cardholders are entitled to unlimited servings of pasta, soup, salad and breadsticks. In a news release, the restaurant chain says 50 of the $200 trips to Italy will be available to purchase with the 22,000 eight-week pasta passes for the first 30 minutes on Thursday.
  • Putin agrees to revise proposal for United Nations force in Ukraine

    Putin agrees to revise proposal for United Nations force in Ukraine

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    BuzzFeed first reported the "reset" plan . The Russian plan called for the wholesale restoration of diplomatic, military, and intelligence channels that had been severed after Moscow's military interventions in Ukraine and Syria. The US under then-President Barack Obama increased sanctions on Russian Federation following the country's alleged election interference, and moved to shutter some of the Kremlin's facilities in the US.
  • Strongest Demand Growth In 2 Years Boosts Oil Prices

    Strongest Demand Growth In 2 Years Boosts Oil Prices

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    The agency said global oil supply dropped 720,000 barrels a day last month from July, to 97.7 million barrels a day, largely due to civil unrest in Libya and disruptions to US production due to Hurricane Harvey . US supplies increased 5.9 million barrels in the past week, the Energy Information Administration reported Wednesday morning. The commercial crude inventory remains in the upper half of the average range for this time of year.
  • Syria army tries to encircle ISIS in Deir al-Zor: Military source

    Syria army tries to encircle ISIS in Deir al-Zor: Military source

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    The advances have been accompanied by deadly air strikes, with a monitor saying 19 civilians were killed Monday in suspected Russian air raids northwest of the city. "Russian and Syrian regime warplanes are striking IS positions in the city and its outskirts". Since 2014, IS has held swathes of the province and about 60 percent of its capital, encircling two regime-held enclaves in the western half of Deir Ezzor city.
  • Crude Oil Prices Little Changed, Dollar Recovery Saps Support

    Crude Oil Prices Little Changed, Dollar Recovery Saps Support

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    Irma, which initially hit the Keys in Florida with winds of 130 miles per hour, knocked out power to millions of Florida customers, paralyzed tanker traffic and shut about 6,000 gasoline stations. "It is clear that the rebalancing process is under way", he said. A Reuters poll of six analysts taken ahead of inventory reports forecast that crude stocks likely rose by 2.3 million barrels in the week ended September 8.
  • President Trump enjoins Kuwait, Arab nations to fight their shared enemies

    President Trump enjoins Kuwait, Arab nations to fight their shared enemies

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    The statement, which said the countries "regret" several of the comments by Sheikh Sabah, represents an unusual rebuke in the clubby world of Gulf Arab nations. Trump's White House meeting with Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah comes as Trump has sent conflicting signals about where he stands on the dispute. Then, he instructed Tillerson to support Kuwait's mediation, shuttling between the parties in July.
  • Harvey and Irma Costs May Top $290 Billion

    Harvey and Irma Costs May Top $290 Billion

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    The only Sunday morning political show to discuss climate change was CNN's State of the Union . Florida has experienced the most Category 4 or stronger landfalls with 13, while Texas is second with 7 landfalls of that intensity. Maybe the least covered story is that the Red Cross, one of the leading fundraisers for Hurricane Harvey relief, has such a awful record in providing accountability (i.e., where'd the money go?) from past disaster relief efforts that groups in Houston are ...
  • Hurricane Jose Is Category 1, Continues to Weaken

    Hurricane Jose Is Category 1, Continues to Weaken

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    With Irma diminishing to a tropical depression, a hurricane-battered nation could soon shift its attention to Hurricane Jose, now meandering around the western Atlantic Ocean roughly 300 miles northeast of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Speaking to The Tribune yesterday, local Meteorology Department forecaster Ian McKenzie said Jose's three-day cone has it located to the east of The Bahamas in a projected looping motion.
  • Pope Francis: If Trump is 'pro-life' he wouldn't end DACA

    Pope Francis: If Trump is 'pro-life' he wouldn't end DACA

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    During a press conference Sunday aboard the papal plane from Colombia to Rome, Pope Francis said that though he is not familiar with how the decision to end DACA was made, he hopes it will be reconsidered as part of a pro-life ethic that defends the unity of families.
  • Clashes at protests in South Korea injure dozens

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    Last year, North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on the September 9 anniversary, and South Korean officials - namely Eugene Lee, spokeswoman for Seoul's Unification Ministry - are warning that they could potentially make another display of their military hardware this year.