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When the Earth approaches the waste, it attracts them. NASA's meteor expert, Bill Cooke, says the Perseids "can be the warm-up act". "[No] such thing is going to happen", Cooke says. However, the nearly full moon may make some of them hard to see. Every August we get a chance to enjoy a Perseid Meteor Shower and we are on top of this year's celestial feast - when the Earth passes through the dust and debris of the Swift-Tuttle comet.
  • Feds flip sides on voting case

    Feds flip sides on voting case

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    Ohio' s system for removing inactive voters from the rolls does not violate the National Voter Registration Act , the Justice Department said Monday. Civil rights groups previous year challenged Ohio's process, arguing that such purges are prohibited under the National Voter Registration Act. The facts of the case didn't change, but the person in charge at the White House did.
  • Trump Won't Declare State of Emergency Over Opioid Crisis

    Trump Won't Declare State of Emergency Over Opioid Crisis

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    While experts say stemming the flow of drugs is part of any solution, many , including top administration officials, have said that law enforcement alone can not end an addiction crisis. The crisis, they said, has moved beyond politics. The President said the "best way to prevent drug addiction and overdose is to prevent people from abusing drugs in the first place".
  • Takeaways From the National Climate Report

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    The Times reports: "The study does not make policy recommendations, but it notes that stabilizing the global mean temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius - what scientists have referred to as the guardrail beyond which changes become catastrophic - will require significant reductions in global levels of carbon dioxide".
  • Six Loyola Specialties Nationally Ranked By US News

    Six Loyola Specialties Nationally Ranked By US News

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    To be nationally ranked, the publication said a hospital has to excel in caring for the sickest and most medically complex patients, which it says focuses on typical Medicare patients. Of the 4,500 hospitals analyzed by U.S. News, 152 were recognized nationally and 535 were singled out regionally. The health system said its work is better reflected in the A grades in patient safety it's received from The Leapfrog Group.
  • 22 injured in a bomb blast in Lahore

    22 injured in a bomb blast in Lahore

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    A rescue official told PTI that an explosive device hidden inside the truck went off at around 9 pm local time. The blast which reportedly occurred in a truck full of fruit was heard across Lahore shattering glasses of buildings around Band Road.
  • J&K: Army jawan killed in Pak firing in Poonch

    J&K: Army jawan killed in Pak firing in Poonch

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    Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing towards an Indian post in the Uri sector, resulting in injuries to a jawan, an Army official said. As per reports, Pakistani soldiers fired along the LoC at Indian outposts in Baramullah's Silikoot area and an army jawan was injured in this attack.
  • Lavrov and Tillerson continue dialogue

    Lavrov and Tillerson continue dialogue

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    The bill, while continuing sanctions imposed by former President Obama in December that included seizing two Russian compounds in Maryland and Long Island, also limits Trump's ability to ease or reject the penalties without congressional approval.
  • Tropical Storm Franklin makes landfall in Mexico

    Tropical Storm Franklin makes landfall in Mexico

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    Maximum sustained winds were 45 miles per hour with higher gusts. Tropical Storm Watches are in effect from Sabancuy to Puerto de Veracruz along the southern portion of the Gulf of Mexico . Tropical Storm Franklin is threatening some popular cruise ports and there are now Tropical Storms warnings for Cozumel , Belize City and all along parts of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
  • A step back for same sex marriage in Australia?

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    So, unless a promised legal challenge is successful, it seems we're headed toward a public vote - either at polling places, or via a postal plebiscite - on marriage equality before the end of the year. Debate continues in Canberra over same sex marriage , after the Liberal Party held a series of meetings on Monday. "That would appear to cover a postal vote conducted by either the Electoral Commission or the Bureau of Statistics, but we are seeking further advice to establish the ...
  • South Africa president Jacob Zuma to face secret no confidence vote

    South Africa president Jacob Zuma to face secret no confidence vote

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    She said that her decision was "to ensure the outcome of this very important vote is credible". While there is mounting disgruntlement with the ANC over Zuma's leadership and his immersion in a succession of scandals, the party says it will resolve its leadership issues internally and won't allow its lawmakers to side with the opposition to bring down Zuma's administration.
  • Clinton Police Officer shot, killed

    Clinton Police Officer shot, killed

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    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says authorities are looking for a man who shot and killed a western Missouri police officer during a traffic stop. Michael had only been on the force for one year. Police consider McCarthy armed and risky. The suspect drove about three blocks before crashing his vehicle and fleeing on foot.
  • Donald Trump attacks 'phony' Democrat Senator Richard Blumenthal over Russian collusion claims

    Donald Trump attacks 'phony' Democrat Senator Richard Blumenthal over Russian collusion claims

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    It is well-documented that Trump has dodged the draft multiple times , yet he had the audacity to slam Blumenthal as a "phony Vietnam con artist ". "We have learned something important since the days that I served in Vietnam ", Blumenthal said at a campaign event in March 2008. Though Blumenthal conceded in 2010 that he might have misspoken about his service, he was confronted with the controversy this past May when he first raised questions about Comey's firing.
  • Mueller requests White House documents on Flynn

    Mueller requests White House documents on Flynn

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    Mueller is looking into whether Flynn, whose consulting group Flynn Intel Group had worked with a Turkish-American businessman, was secretly paid by the Turkish government during the final months of the presidential campaign, New York Times reported Friday.
  • McCain: GOP Lawmakers Who 'See Weakness' May Challenge Trump in 2020

    McCain: GOP Lawmakers Who 'See Weakness' May Challenge Trump in 2020

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    Reporters Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns cited 75 Republican sources "at every level of the party" who expressed doubt that Trump would be on the ballot in 2020. On the Democratic side, former vice president and 2000 presidential nominee Al Gore downplayed any suggestion that he might run again. "Today's article in The New York Times is disgraceful and offensive to me, my family, and our entire team", Pence's statement read.
  • Attack on Rahul's auto: judicial custody for accused

    Attack on Rahul's auto: judicial custody for accused

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    The Gujarat police on Saturday arrested Jayesh Darji alias Anil Rathod, secretary of the Banaskantha district youth BJP , in connection with the stone-throwing on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's SUV on Friday. The Mumbai Youth Congress workers threw flowers inside Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office Iin Gatkopar and shouted slogan against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah .