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Hurricane Irma prompts Georgia evacuations and expanded state of emergency Hurricane Irma prompts Georgia evacuations and expanded state of emergency
- September 08, 2017

Deal's order authorizes about 5,000 Georgia National Guard members to be on active duty to help people respond and recover. The order affects the cities of Savannah and Brunswick in Georgia, which has not been hit by a Category 3 hurricane or higher since 1898, according to WSB-TV. (more...)
China holds military drill as North Korea tensions rise China holds military drill as North Korea tensions rise
- September 08, 2017

Even before North Korea detonated its most powerful nuclear bomb on Sunday, Japan was calling for moves to cut off its oil supply. The White House said Donald Trump and Mr Turnbull "confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearise North Korea ". (more...)
Maarten's airport takes a beating from Irma Maarten's airport takes a beating from Irma
- September 07, 2017

Martin. The furniture and equipment of the airport terminal appeared to be soaked and smashed, with debris strewn across the runway and on the buildings. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Irma left "widescale destruction of infrastructure, houses and businesses" and residents with no power, no gasoline and no running water, the Associated Press reported . (more...)
Republican leaders in the room 'shell-shocked' following Trump deal with Democrats Republican leaders in the room 'shell-shocked' following Trump deal with Democrats
- September 07, 2017

Ivanka Trump's visit to the Oval Office of the White House during a meeting between her father and the Republican leaders "visibly annoyed" the GOPers, an aide says. The deal promises to speed a $7.9 billion Harvey aid bill , which passed the House Wednesday, to Trump's desk before disaster accounts run out later this week. (more...)
DeVos says Obama-era approach to campus sexual assault 'failed' DeVos says Obama-era approach to campus sexual assault 'failed'
- September 07, 2017

And she says those that use "a system biased toward finding a student responsible for sexual misconduct" also are committing discrimination. "Instead of working with schools on behalf of students, the prior administration weaponized the Office for Civil Rights to work against schools and against students", she said in a speech at George Mason University . (more...)
"Dead" Woman Wakes Up In Mortuary Freezer In Kerala
- September 07, 2017

Undergoing treatment at a hospital in Madurai since the past two months, Rathnam's internal organs had failed and incurred damage due to the severity of her illness. Hospital sources said that with her condition deteriorating, there was no hope that she would live. The Kerala Police was informed about the incident, who later shifted the 40-year-old woman to a private hospital in Kattappana. (more...)
Cosmo DiNardo waives preliminary hearing; Sean Kratz due in court this afternoon Cosmo DiNardo waives preliminary hearing; Sean Kratz due in court this afternoon
- September 07, 2017

DiNardo appeared in court Thursday by way of video chat next to his attorney, Michael Parlow, dressed in his orange prison jumpsuit. Their bodies were later discovered in a 12-foot deep common grave in a different location on the same Solebury Township property. (more...)
Executive board of NAB approves four references against Sharif family, Ishaq Dar Executive board of NAB approves four references against Sharif family, Ishaq Dar
- September 07, 2017

The meeting was scheduled on Wednesday but it could not be held due to non-availability of Prosecutor General Accountability Waqas Qadeer Dar in Islamabad . During the course of proceedings, neither any Sharif family member nor Dar appeared before the NAB investigators to record their statements, despite repeated summons issued to them. (more...)
Huntington Beach police investigating shooting Huntington Beach police investigating shooting
- September 07, 2017

That's when an officer-involved shooting occurred, Huntington Beach police said. Two officers were injured responding to a man with a knife call in Huntington Beach on September 7, 2017. Orange County sheriff's detectives were sent to investigate the shooting, according to the Orange County Sheriff's department. The story is developing. (more...)
Trump's zigzagging approach to North Korea veers toward military options Trump's zigzagging approach to North Korea veers toward military options
- September 07, 2017

Outside experts have been unable to verify North Korea's claim that it tested a hydrogen bomb Sunday, but say it's plausible. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in said Thursday they saw the Trump administration as willing to solve the North Korean crisis through diplomacy. (more...)
Ukraine offers alternative proposal on United Nations peacekeepers Ukraine offers alternative proposal on United Nations peacekeepers
- September 07, 2017

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday cautiously welcomed the announcement, saying that "if this really constitutes an opportunity then we have to seize it". Russian Federation also says that the plan should be subject to approval by the separatists. "Russia constantly gave signals to us and others that it would block any attempt to move [the peacekeeping question] to official documents and pass a UN Security Council resolution - that is to say, it threatened to use its veto", ... (more...)
People begin heading to South Florida shelters ahead of Hurricane Irma People begin heading to South Florida shelters ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 07, 2017

The sandbags will be distributed at 451 Dade Blvd. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, and then again 6 a.m.to 7 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 6 and Thursday Sept. 7, while supplies last or until the weather holds up, according to city officials. The Governor of Florida, Rick Scott warned people, "This storm is bigger, faster and stronger than Hurricane Andrew", he made the stops Naples, Marathon, and Doral to cautioned people about the potential widespread destruction. (more...)
Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea
- September 07, 2017

Seoul's Defense Ministry has said the USA military will begin installing the additional launchers Thursday. The ministry said Seoul and Washington chose to speed up the deployment in view of North Korea's provocations in recent weeks, including two ICBM launches and its sixth nuclear test . (more...)
Standing with Dreamers, New York AG announces DACA lawsuit Standing with Dreamers, New York AG announces DACA lawsuit
- September 07, 2017

Facing the threat of legal action from Republican attorneys general opposed to the program, the Trump administration announced Tuesday it would end DACA - while giving Congress six months to come up with a legislative alternative. The Irish emigrant community in the U.S. has reacted with anger at the decision of Donald Trump's administration to end protections for undocumented children of illegal immigrants. (more...)
Armed Taco Bell workers shoot, kill robbery suspect Armed Taco Bell workers shoot, kill robbery suspect
- September 07, 2017

The unidentified man was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead. Police say three other employees pulled out handguns and opened fire, shooting one of the suspects six times. The McDonough Police Department has issued a lookout for the suspect, described as a black male wearing a camouflage boonie-style hat, white mask, black T-shirt and black trousers at the time of the robbery. (more...)
15 states and the District of Columbia sue Trump over DACA decision 15 states and the District of Columbia sue Trump over DACA decision
- September 07, 2017

Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., gather Wednesday at the Capitol to call for a vote on immigration legislation. Trump's decision set up a potential rush for lawmakers to pass a bill protecting so-called dreamers before the Trump administration's deadline. (more...)
Will cross LoC if required, asserts Indian Army Will cross LoC if required, asserts Indian Army
- September 07, 2017

Lt. Anbu also stated that they will be able to breach it, go across and strike when they need. "There has been a sharp decline", he said, ANI reported. Lt Gen Anbu also said that there has been a lot of attempts to infiltrate but majority have gone unsuccessful. On September 29 a year ago, Indian soldiers crossed the Line of Control or defacto border in Kashmir and targeted staging areas used by terrorists in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir. (more...)
Al Shabaab kill three Kenyans in fresh Somalia attack Al Shabaab kill three Kenyans in fresh Somalia attack
- September 07, 2017

He added that the four were from the villages of Bobo and Silini in Hindi Lamu. "Four people have been killed". Somali Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for two attacks in Lamu County in which it claims to have beheaded five Christians. (more...)
Turkey's economy minister defends predecessor over Iran sanctions charges Turkey's economy minister defends predecessor over Iran sanctions charges
- September 07, 2017

ISTANBUL, Sept 7 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged a former Turkish economy minister and the ex-head of a state-owned bank with conspiring to violate Iran sanctions by illegally moving hundreds of millions of dollars through the U.S. (more...)
Dinakaran faction meets Governor to act on Palaniswami Dinakaran faction meets Governor to act on Palaniswami
- September 07, 2017

Dhinakaran met Tamil Nadu Governor C.H. Vidyasagar Rao and reiterated his demand for a floor test to prove the government's majority. "He was threatened and lured for party posts", news agency ANI quoted Dinakaran as saying. Harping on his "sleeper cell MLAs" usage (a claim to refer his loyalist MLAs with Palaniswami camp), Dhinakaran said bringing down Palaniswami and Panneerselvam from the reigns of power was his camp's sole idea. (more...)