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Spewing white smoke and sending tremors through the area, Mount Agung's alert status was raised to the highest level last week. Mount Agung killed 1,000 people when it last erupted in 1963. The Mount Agung is seen from the Purahayu village in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia on 27 September 2017. The volcano is one of over 1000 now active across Indonesia.
  • "N word" found on Air Force Academy dorm message boards

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    The Air Force Academy's top officer said racism was a "red line" at the school, which produces almost 1,000 graduates a year to serve as officers in the U.S. Silveria says that better idea is the unity they can all show as cadets and members of the Air Force. "It's the power that we come from all walks of life, that we come from all parts of this country, that we come from all races, that we come from all backgrounds, gender, all make-up, all upbringing", he said.
  • Supreme Court Grants Cert In Historic Employee Freedom Case

    Supreme Court Grants Cert In Historic Employee Freedom Case

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    Together with the Chicago-based Liberty Justice Center, the Right to Work Foundation has represented Janus , shepherding the case through the courts. The lawsuit argues that mandatory union fees in the public sector are a violation of the first amendment. As such, non-members receive the same higher wages (one study found that workers in unionized shops enjoy a wage premium of almost 12 percent) and benefits enjoyed by their coworkers who belong to the union.
  • U.S. plans major withdrawal of diplomats from embassy in Cuba

    U.S. plans major withdrawal of diplomats from embassy in Cuba

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    Tillerson met with Cuban Foreign Secretary Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parrilla this week, but the meeting did not offer the secretary any reassurance that Havana was taking steps to protect US diplomats in the country, according to CBS. In fact, the Cuban readout of the meeting contained a complete denial that the attacks were taking place. In the readout, the Cuban government stated that it had never perpetrated any attacks on foreign diplomats or allowed third parties to use ...
  • The Euro remains vulnerable following German election

    The Euro remains vulnerable following German election

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    The surprise growth of the AfD is a new challenge for Merkel, who is now seeing backlash from her "generous policy" of welcoming an estimated 200,000 Syrian refugees into the country, which has made her a target for nationalist anti-immigration groups.
  • Malaysia bans travel to North Korea, soccer match postponed

    Malaysia bans travel to North Korea, soccer match postponed

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    The decision was made in view of the "escalation of tensions" in the Korean peninsula and related developments arising from the hermit kingdom's missile tests. But on September 20, North Korea granted a Malaysian prince, who is also the country's football federation president, access to its airspace "anytime".
  • Tax Plan Doubles Standard Deduction, Leaves Charitable Deduction In Place

    Tax Plan Doubles Standard Deduction, Leaves Charitable Deduction In Place

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    President Donald Trump says reducing the corporate tax rate to 20 percent is a "non-negotiable" part of his tax plan. The Trump administration, the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Senate Committee on Finance released the framework for tax reform , with Trump offering some of the first details of the plan during remarks in Indianapolis, Indiana .
  • Trump deletes tweets after backing Alabama primary loser

    Trump deletes tweets after backing Alabama primary loser

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    This represents a victory for the grassroots and a repudiation of the establishment, though odd had the backing of both Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Trump . could be coming - oh, and that Trump does, in fact, deletes tweets , sometimes for odd reasons. Moore's win is sending shockwaves through the GOP establishment - including at the White House, where President Donald Trump had poured his own political capital into helping odd survive.
  • Coming to America 2 now has a director and writer attached

    Coming to America 2 now has a director and writer attached

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    Director Jonathan Levine and television producer-writer Kenya Barris are on board for a second " Coming to America " film, according to The Hollywood Reporter and Variety . The iconic Coming to America was an instant hit when it was released, grossing almost $300 million at the box office worldwide. Paramount has always been developing a follow-up, and Eddie Murphy is expected to reprise his role from the first movie.
  • Russian opposition figure detained ahead of rally

    Russian opposition figure detained ahead of rally

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    State-run news agency TASS cited the Interior Ministry press service as saying that Navalny was detained by Moscow police for what it said were "repeated calls" for people to take part in unauthorized demonstrations. "They've said for a long time that the opposition has no support in the regions and now it hurts them to see our rallies". Authorities in Nizhny Novgorod said they had refused permission to hold the event.