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Mexico Continues Recovery in Areas Affected by Quake Mexico Continues Recovery in Areas Affected by Quake
- September 10, 2017

The epicentre was roughly 87 km off the southern coast of Mexico, where an enormous slab of rock, known as the Cocos tectonic plate, is driving towards the coast at a rate of 75mm per year. At least two people were killed in a mudslide in the wake of the hurricane, Veracruz Governor Miguel Angel Yunes said. Recovery efforts led to a new death toll of 64 victims. (more...)
Trump Cabinet prepares for Hurricane Irma landfall Trump Cabinet prepares for Hurricane Irma landfall
- September 10, 2017

President Donald Trump is scheduled to discuss the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma during his fourth full Cabinet meeting this weekend at Camp David, the White House said Friday. Three Texas churches that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey filed a lawsuit this past week arguing that the policy violates their constitutional right to freely exercise their religion. (more...)
Facebook says it's 'unable' to reveal the ads linked to Russian Federation Facebook says it's 'unable' to reveal the ads linked to Russian Federation
- September 10, 2017

According to Reuters , Facebook gave its findings to U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the government's probe into Russian interference with last year's election. The ad purchases and accounts are affiliated with a Russian " troll farm ", dubbed the Internet Research Agency, which spreads pro-Russian propaganda and false information across the World Wide Web. (more...)
Father kills himself after son's accidental shooting Father kills himself after son's accidental shooting
- September 10, 2017

When officers entered the home they were confronted with Kyree's father Keon holding a gun to his own head and threatening to pull the trigger. Police pleaded with Keon, 38, to drop the weapon but he would not. "We have victim advocates assigned to the case to assist the family during this hard time", police chief Skip Holbrock said. "They will participate in a debriefing to discuss the incident and receive further support as needed". (more...)
BC Liberals remove MLA Darryl Plecas from the party BC Liberals remove MLA Darryl Plecas from the party
- September 10, 2017

Coleman said Plecas technically remains a member of the Liberal party for now, but he will not be attending caucus meetings. "Yesterday in Victoria, that trust was broken when the MLA for Abbotsford South accepted the opportunity to serve as Speaker of the House, despite repeated promises and assurances that he would not do so". (more...)
Northland Weather Could Be Impacted By Hurricane Irma Northland Weather Could Be Impacted By Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

As a security guard at Manatee Memorial Hospital, Mikus needs to stay and help. "They understand what's going on, " she said. "We begin to contact individuals to deploy to the disaster, we begin to look at our warehouse to see what is available", she said. (more...)
Omaha tracking Irma with balloons Omaha tracking Irma with balloons
- September 10, 2017

High-resolution images from satellites and the dramatic "hurricane hunter" flights into the category 5 storm get all the glory. Since Monday, September 4, 2017, the National Weather Service in Lincoln has been conducting special weather balloon launches. (more...)
Egypt announces discovery of 3500-year-old tomb in Luxor Egypt announces discovery of 3500-year-old tomb in Luxor
- September 10, 2017

Mustafa Waziri and a number of local and foreign media, as well as the Cypriot ambassador to Egypt and several MPs. In addition, the tomb was found pottery, mummies and coffins that belonged to the Egyptians, who lived during the reign of the 21st and 22 dynasties. (more...)
People open their doors to Hurricane Irma evacuees People open their doors to Hurricane Irma evacuees
- September 10, 2017

Lane reversals are not planned at this time but that could change as evacuations take place, he said. The governor did not rule out more evacuations . Baker, Ben Hill, Calhoun, Clay, Decatur, Early, Gadsden, Irwin, Lee, Liberty, Miller, Quitman, Randolph, Seminole, Terrell and Turner Counties in North Florida and South Georgia. (more...)
US Pulls Surveillance of ISIS Convoy After Russian Request US Pulls Surveillance of ISIS Convoy After Russian Request
- September 10, 2017

Gen. Stephen Townsend. Coalition drones had been circling the stranded 11-vehicle convoy for days and periodically picking off IS fighters if they strayed too far from the vehicles. "The coalition targeted and struck al-Shami as he rode a motorcycle near Mayadin, Syria". ISIS fighters and their family members have been stranded on eleven buses in the desert for more than a week. (more...)
Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in response to sixth nuke test Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in response to sixth nuke test
- September 10, 2017

The ministry also expressed its "absolute rejection" of North Korea's nuclear test, saying it violates global law and poses a serious threat to Asia and the whole world. It was the sixth nuclear test in the country. Mexico's Secretariat of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday strongly condemned North Korea's sixth nuclear test and said that the country was "analyzing possible bilateral diplomatic measures" in response. (more...)
Korean ambassador in protest against missile launches, nuke test Korean ambassador in protest against missile launches, nuke test
- September 10, 2017

Mexico and North Korea had a serious diplomatic falling-out in 2014, after the DPRK-owned ship the Mu Du Bong ran aground on a reef near the Mexican port of Tuxpan in July that year. A single veto from the five permanent member states can derail the resolution. Mexico has traditionally sought to steer clear of diplomatic quarrels, but in the past few months it has adopted robust language to condemn the governments of Venezuela and North Korea as they descended into increasing global isolation. (more...)
CBI conducts raids at former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan's Chennai residence CBI conducts raids at former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan's Chennai residence
- September 10, 2017

According to the FIR registered by the CBI, the preliminary probe by the agency found "criminal conspiracy between Jayanthi Natarajan" and the beneficiary party. She alleged that she had given clearance for industrial projects on "specific requests" from party vice-president Rahul Gandhi. The veteran leader quit the Congress part in January 2015, and went on to publicly hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who she accused of "interfering with decision making" during her tenure as ... (more...)
European Union 'worries' that United Kingdom wants to use Ireland as customs 'test case' European Union 'worries' that United Kingdom wants to use Ireland as customs 'test case'
- September 10, 2017

The future of the border is critical as once Britain leaves the European Union (EU) it will be the only land border between the United Kingdom and the bloc. The UK has argued that especially the Ireland question can not be disentangled from other issues, such as customs and future trade deals, and therefore these negotiations should run in parallel. (more...)
Wayzata Police Officer Dies After Being Struck On Highway Wayzata Police Officer Dies After Being Struck On Highway
- September 10, 2017

He was taken to North Memorial Medical Center, but was pronounced dead soon after arriving. The driver was identified late Friday afternoon as 54-year-old Beth Freeman, from Mound. "Today, for us, is about family, it's about Bill's family, it's about our Wayzata Police Department family and it's about our community", Risvold said. (more...)
Hurricane Irma forces millions to evacuate Hurricane Irma forces millions to evacuate
- September 10, 2017

Authorities were expecting both the wind and rain to pick up as the risky Category Four storm churns past the center of the island overnight Friday into Saturday, with Camaguey and Villa Clara provinces the most exposed. About 6.3 million Florida residents have been urged to evacuate. However, if the devastation seen elsewhere in the Caribbean is anything to go by, many Cubans fear the worst, the BBC's Will Grant in Havana reports . (more...)
Air Force pilot from Annapolis killed in Nevada crash Air Force pilot from Annapolis killed in Nevada crash
- September 10, 2017

Christina Sukach, a Nellis spokeswoman. Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers fly a bilateral mission with two Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-15s in the vicinity of the East China Sea, Sept. They were later released with survivable injuries, spokeswoman Lt. Marie Ortiz later said. The cause is still under investigation. In an article on the website of The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, Schultz was identified as a 1991 graduate of Annapolis High School and a former ... (more...)
Religion briefs for September 9, 2017 Religion briefs for September 9, 2017
- September 10, 2017

Sunday services at 10 a.m., with choir rehearsal at 9 a.m. Fellowship follows. Pastor Johnny Phillips and New Jerusalem Holy Church will be guests. New Home Missionary Baptist: 4380 Lower Wyandotte Road: Worship service with message from the Rev. (more...)
Youth killings highlight need for United Nations probe of war on drugs - HRW Youth killings highlight need for United Nations probe of war on drugs - HRW
- September 10, 2017

Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao, during the House's marathon plenary debates on the wee hours of Thursday, asked the House of Representatives to either put the proposed P900-million budget for the government's anti-drug campaign for 2018 "in a suspended mode" until a "serious precondition" is met - justice for the drug suspects brutally killed in police operations. (more...)
Barack Obama Surprised A Bunch Of Students. Here's What Happened Barack Obama Surprised A Bunch Of Students. Here's What Happened
- September 10, 2017

Previous President Barack Obama stunned understudies at a Washington school Friday by flying in to give them support toward the start of the new year. Barack later told a young woman, "Remember what I say: Don't back down". Mr Obama had personally appealed to Mr Trump to keep the programme, which prevented almost 800,000 people who came to the United States as children from being deported. (more...)

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