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After Easy Win, Rubio Has Bigger Challenge to Keep Seat


Roger Wicker, R-Miss., blasted Murphy in a statement congratulating Rubio for his victory. TALLAHASSEE, Fla . (AP) - Republican Sen. Democrats think Trump's past incendiary comments about Hispanics and his hardline stance on immigration will turn off a key segment of Florida voters, and the spillover will harm Rubio . Read More »

Subway's ex-pitchman Jared Fogle suing one of his sex abuse victims


In a motion filed in the case, Fogle's attorneys seek to have her parents, who are identified only by their initials, added as defendants in the case as well. The suit also claims the parents tendency to drink around their daughter caused irreparable harm to her psyche. Jared Fogle is suing the parents of one of his sex-offense victims. Read More »

Obama to open conservation tour in Lake Tahoe and Hawaii

So it's no wonder that for thousands of years, this place has been a spiritual one. Without mentioning Trump by name, Obama said the nation will deprive future generations of clear water and clean air "if we boast about how we're going to scrap worldwide treaties or have elected officials who are alone in the world in denying climate change or put our energy and environmental policies in the hands of big polluters". Read More »

Tropical Storm Hermine: Here's what to expect


The Tropical Storm Warning has been discontinued for the Gulf coast of Florida and for Florida's east coast south of Nassau Sound. And Gov. Rick Scott said Friday the storm is believed to be linked to at least one death: a man in Central Florida's Marion County died after being struck by a falling tree limb. Read More »

Stokes to make T20 comeback, Vince and Dawson dropped


Apart from the highest ever ODI team total, many records were broken on Tuesday. As far as records go, Hales set one himself with the highest individual ODI score by an England batsman. "To set a world record is phenomenal - really awesome achievement by the team". "The batting we've got all the way down to pretty much number 11 so it's an exciting time for us as a team". Read More »

Putin says Russia didn't hack US Democratic Party

Putin demurred, saying that he didn't have a preference, but Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait pushed him. "There's no need to try and distract public attention from the essence of the problem with questions of secondary importance, connected with the search for who did it". Read More »

Kerry says united with allies over South China Sea


Last July 12, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague sided in favor of the Philippines, ruling that China has no legal basis over its territorial claims in the disputed water. A group of new photographs have revealed the construction of several reinforced aircraft hangars at Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief Reefs - all land formations built up by China in recent months - on which the Chinese have also built runways. Read More »

President Obama Visits Louisiana After Flooding

More than 106,000 people have registered for federal disaster aid, with the state saying $20 million has been distributed to individuals so far. The president - roundly criticized for not personally coming here sooner - still felt the sting jabs on Twitter Tuesday. Read More »

Clinton camp raises record $143 million in August

Those who have been criticizing Hillary Clinton for receiving big money from lobbyists and special interests would face few points to argue for this one as the average donation size was $50 and around 2.3 million people contributed to Clinton's fund. Read More »

Uzbek gov't says President Karimov has died

Media freedom and human rights have been harshly repressed ever since he became leader in 1989 while it was still a republic of the Soviet Union. It said Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev was appointed head of the commission organising his burial. Read More »

North Korea Kidnapped American Student to Teach Kim Jong-un English


The idea that he is married, Roy Sneddon said, is something that came to their attention years ago by a Japanese woman who had been abducted by North Korea, as well as by people in Japan who had worked with abductees. - might have been targeted for his fluency in Korean and forced to help Kim prepare to succeed his dad Kim Jong-il. The U.S. Department of State, according to Desert News Utah, has announced that it will conduct an active search for David in North Korea. Read More »

Lewandowski: Trump Immigration Speech Meant To Appeal To White Men


Trump is trailing Clinton in surveys and several of Trump's major Latino supporters said they are considering dropping their backing following his speech, Politico reported . "And we will start celebrating America". He also promised to build "a handsome wall" across the entire U.S. -Mexico border and create a "deportation task force" that would eventually guarantee that "the bad ones are gone". Read More »

NZ rocked by 7.1-magnitude natural disaster

The quake struck early Friday about 30 kilometers beneath the Earth's surface with the epicentre located 166 kilometres north-east of Gisborne, the US Geological Survey says. There were no immediate reports of any injuries or serious damage. Pat Seymour, a local council politician in the Gisborne area, told the New Zealand Herald the quake was "quite vigorous". Read More »

Congress, BJP leaders slam AAP over sex scandal


The protest took place a day after Kejriwal sacked Kumar as the Social Welfare Minister in his cabinet after the alleged sex tape surfaced. Rebutting BJP's criticism, Kejriwal asked the party what action it had taken against allegations of wrongdoings against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel. Read More »

Keane eyes coaching career after worldwide retirement


A healthy crowd turned out for the friendly worldwide which was more of a testimonial for a player who has served his country with distinction for 18 years. "I'll be watching now as a fan, which will be unusual". The 36-year-old striker announced his retirement from the global stage last week (August 24). Read More »

Analysts Spotlight: Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) , PROTOSTAR I LTD (NYSE:PSTG)


Several hedge funds and institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Kopp Investment Advisors Llc holds 28.8% of its portfolio in Oclaro, Inc . The stock has a 50-day moving average of $6.31 and a 200 day moving average of $5.25. Over the past five trading sessions shares of Oclaro, Inc . On the company's financial health, Oclaro reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on Aug 2, ... Read More »

Turkish warplanes, artillery hit targets in north Syria

They are now pushing their way south. The monitoring group said rebels backed by Turkish tanks fought till dawn against rival militias allied to the SDF around al-Amarna, a village near Jarablus, but failed to take it. But the opposition, whose fighters have opened another route in the south, were wary of the use of the government-controlled route. The neighborhood came under attack Saturday, including incendiary bombs that killed two children, a brother and sister. Read More »

US, Russia, Holding Crucial Talks On Syria

Kerry, who flew in late Thursday from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia where he announced a new peace push for conflict-torn Yemen, made no comment. While Kerry said this week that technical teams from both sides were close to the end of their discussions, USA officials indicated it was too early to say whether an agreement was likely. Read More »

Kurdish YPG, Assad regime clash in Hasakeh


The coalition aircraft arrived to protect the USA personnel from the strikes just as the two Syrian government Su-24 bombers were departing, according to Pentagon spokesman Capt. The Pentagon said in the days before the airstrikes, Syrian ground troops had also launched ground artillery attacks - causing USA and coalition forces to be concerned about risks to their safety. Read More »

Labour general secretary Iain McNichol hits back at John McDonnell 'purge' complaints

I've always been willing to work with others where I can because that's how change happens. Pressed on the train controversy by reporters, Mr Corbyn said: "I'm glad you've watched the CCTV so carefully". Meanwhile, Mr Corbyn set out his NHS policies with commitments including ending private finance initiative (PFI) contracts and guaranteeing bursaries for nurses. Read More »

Father who crashed auto at 75mph 'wanted to kill toddler son'


Nathan Weitzel reportedly told investigators that he intentionally drove his auto into other vehicles at a speed of 75 miles per hour, because he couldn't handle the responsibility of fatherhood, reported 9NEWS. Authorities say he admitted to a drug and drinking problem and said he used cocaine prior to the crash. According to KDVR , police allege Weitzel fought responding firefighters who tried to prevent him from slitting his throat with a piece of glass. Read More »

Iran denies Saudi allegations it gave Yemen rebels missiles

Yemen's Saudi-backed exiled government said on Saturday it welcomed a plan agreed by the United States, Gulf Arab states and the United Nations to restart peace talks with a goal of forming a unity government. It was the fourth time an MSF facility had been hit by an airstrike since the war began and one of dozens of schools and hospitals that the coalition has hit, many of them hundreds of kilometers from the frontlines of the war. Read More »

French economy chief Macron, eyeing presidential bid, quits

He has never been elected, has no party machine behind him, and joined the government only in 2014, having previously been adviser to Hollande . Macron said he will present his proposals for the country in coming months. His new party will first conduct a door-to-door campaign to gauge opinion and collect voters' grievances on French politics by the end of September. She was quoted by Paris Match magazine as saying: "At the age of 17, Emmanuel said to me, 'Whatever you do, I will marry ... Read More »

Trump backer tweets cartoon of Clinton in blackface


Though he spent hours with his debate team the last two Sundays, the sessions have been more freewheeling than focused, and he can barely hide his disdain for laborious and theatrical practice sessions. We have three debates. "This is the most unpredictable electoral season that I certainly can remember", said Clinton. "There is no classified material", Clinton is quoted as saying in the video. Read More »

Boy, 17, pulled from sea after search and rescue operation


Kenigan and Inthushan had become trapped in quicksand under water and the other three swam over to try and rescue them, but they were overwhelmed. At around 3.22pm the teenager, along with another 17-year-old, were spotted in the water. An NEAS spokesman said two rapid response vehicles from the Hazardous Area Response Team and another rapid response team had attended the scene and had taken the teenager to the RVI. Read More »

France criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria


Carter says the US works with all SDF fighters "in our common interest to defeat" the Islamic State group. Following the battle, which took place west of the Euphrates River in Syria, Vice President Joe Biden joined in calls from the Turkish government for the Kurds to move their forces east of the river to more traditional Kurdish territory. Read More »

North Korean submarine missile launch shows improved ability


Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un has recently guided a successful test-firing of a strategic submarine-launched ballistic missile "Pukguksong", the official news agency KCNA reported Thursday. A North Korean submarine test-launched a ballistic missile in the East China Sea on Wednesday as the US and South Korean militaries were conducting joint drills that Pyongyang has called a threat. Read More »

FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks

Although the warning did not specify which states were targeted, Yahoo and local news reports identified IL and Arizona. Matt Roberts, spokesman for Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan, said media outlets around the world were calling to find out what was going on, but that the story was actually old news. Read More »

Did Donald Trump aides' Russian Federation connections lead to cyberattacks — Democrats ask Federal Bureau of Investigation


Cummings (Committee on Oversight and Government Reform), John Conyers, Jr. "It is critical for the American public to know whether those actions may have directly caused or indirectly motivated attacks against Democratic institutions and our fundamental election process, " the House members wrote in Tuesday letter to Comey posted on Medium . Read More »