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Hurricane Maria Expected To Affect Mid-Atlantic Shores Next Few Days Hurricane Maria Expected To Affect Mid-Atlantic Shores Next Few Days
- September 29, 2017

Hurricane Maria is making a close pass to the North Carolina Outer Banks this week but is headed straight for a buoy webcam right now. Officials expected conditions to improve quickly Thursday on the Outer Banks, so schools could reopen, sand could be removed from roads and the ferries that provide access to Ocracoke Island can begin running again. (more...)
United States eases shipping restrictions for sending hurricane relief to Puerto Rico United States eases shipping restrictions for sending hurricane relief to Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

But with the territory's 3.4 million people struggling to get food, water, power and shelter, Democratic leaders in Congress and some Puerto Rico residents, who are USA citizens, accused the Trump administration of being more sluggish in its response than to disasters on the US mainland. (more...)
Shocking twist 27 years after woman was 'murdered by clown' Shocking twist 27 years after woman was 'murdered by clown'
- September 29, 2017

Someone dressed as a clown emerged from the auto carrying two balloons and a flower arrangement, authorities said. Palm Beach County authorities said Thursday the new examination of DNA collected in 1990 gave them what they needed to arrest Sheila Warren, who had been the primary suspect all along. (more...)
Kenya's talks collapse on how to conduct a fresh election Kenya's talks collapse on how to conduct a fresh election
- September 29, 2017

NASA objects to Kenyatta's Jubilee Party planning to use its majority in parliament to remove a requirement that results be transmitted electronically, Odinga's representative Senator James Orengo said. However, Senate Deputy Speaker Kithure Kindiki, who heads the ruling party delegation, accused the opposition of playing games and said they were not ready for the elections. (more...)
Malaysia bans citizens from travelling to North Korea Malaysia bans citizens from travelling to North Korea
- September 29, 2017

The search for a suitable venue for Malaysia's Asian Cup qualifier against North Korea has intensified following the Malaysian government's imposition of a travel ban that has thrown more doubt on the controversial fixture. Tunku Ismail, who had earlier warned about the dangers of Malaysian players being poisoned in North Korea, was told he could travel directly through North Korean airspace any time he wanted to visit the country. (more...)
AFA investigating after racial slurs written on prep school dorm message boards AFA investigating after racial slurs written on prep school dorm message boards
- September 29, 2017

Cadet candidates at the Air Force Academy Preparatory School heard from leadership Thursday about racial slurs written on the message boards of five African American students. We would also be tone deaf not to think about the backdrop of what's going on in our country. "Diversity is a strength of our Academy and our Air Force". (more...)
Trump waives cargo restrictions to speed help to Puerto Rico Trump waives cargo restrictions to speed help to Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

It covers all products being shipped to Puerto Rico. A similar law called the Passenger Vessel Act was passed in 1886 and prevented foreign built and owned ships from ferrying passengers from one USA port to another. "Temporarily loosening these requirements - for the express objective of disaster recovery - will allow Puerto Rico to have more access to the oil needed for its power plants, food, medicines, clothing and building supplies", said a letter, spearheaded by Reps. (more...)
Russian opposition figure detained ahead of rally Russian opposition figure detained ahead of rally
- September 29, 2017

Now we will understand, "the message said". The press service of Moscow's interior ministry was cited by the TASS news agency as saying Navalny had been detained due to his "repeated calls to take part in unsanctioned public events". The rally was supposed to take place in Russia's fifth-largest city, Nizhny Novgorod, about three hours away by high-speed train. He called on his supporters to show up at the rally in Nizhny Novgorod anyway. (more...)
Rex Tillerson meets Cuban Foreign Minister over illness of United States diplomats Rex Tillerson meets Cuban Foreign Minister over illness of United States diplomats
- September 29, 2017

The readout went further to state that so far, no evidence had been found by the Cuban government , to establish the source of the health disorders the American diplomats had reported about. After the meeting , Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said Havana has been conducting its own investigation into the incidents, on orders from "the top level of the Cuban government", the Washington Post reported. (more...)
AU Envoy Condemns Terror Attack in Mogadishu AU Envoy Condemns Terror Attack in Mogadishu
- September 29, 2017

Somali officials said on Friday that the militants used guns and vehicle bombs in an early-morning attack to take control of the base and a nearby village, Barire, 50 kilometers southwest of Mogadishu . SNA forces had only established the military outpost at Barire recently after taking control of the town in August with the help of African Union troops. (more...)
President Trump Will Visit Puerto Rico Sooner Than Most Expected President Trump Will Visit Puerto Rico Sooner Than Most Expected
- September 29, 2017

Food, water, these are american citizens, Treat them as American citizens. "We purely manage the golf course", he said. The shift, six days after the storm made landfall, came amid a growing chorus of criticism that the federal response so far had been insufficient and fallen far short of the responses to hurricanes Harvey and Irma. (more...)
Top Office Denies US Strategic Assets to be Deployed from Year's End Top Office Denies US Strategic Assets to be Deployed from Year's End
- September 29, 2017

During a meeting with President Moon Jae-in on Thursday, national security adviser Chung Eui-yong said he expected Pyongyang to act around October 10 and 18, but gave no details. Technically speaking, the US and South Korea are still at war with Pyongyang as the 1950-1953 conflict came to an end with a truce and not a peace treaty. (more...)
Indianapolis officer injured in president's motorcade gets a call from Pres Indianapolis officer injured in president's motorcade gets a call from Pres
- September 29, 2017

Medics transported the officer to IU Health Methodist Hospital for observation. The White House also confirmed the incident, stating that the officer had suffered a broken ankle and possible contusion, and expressed his gratitude for his service and wished him a speedy recovery. (more...)
Delhi woman abducted, allegedly gang-raped by 23 men in Rajasthan's Bikaner Delhi woman abducted, allegedly gang-raped by 23 men in Rajasthan's Bikaner
- September 29, 2017

The victim was waiting for transport when two people in a jeep dragged her inside and raped her in the moving vehicle for hours. She said the two men raped her in auto, and called up six others who also assaulted her. A case of rape has been filed against two named suspects and 21 unidentified suspects, the newspaper said. ANI reports that the survivor has gone through medical examination and the report is awaited. (more...)
United Nations boss presses Myanmar on Rohingya crisis United Nations boss presses Myanmar on Rohingya crisis
- September 29, 2017

Bin Momen said the Security Council should also take into account that reportedly more than two divisions of Myanmar's armed forces were deployed near the Bangladesh border in the first week of August with heavy armaments and artillery. "We must be very careful when we talk about ethnic cleansing and genocide", added Russian ambassador Vassily Nebenzia, taking the Myanmar government line as he blamed Rohingya militants for "burning villages". (more...)
Dead, several injured in stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone station Dead, several injured in stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone station
- September 29, 2017

Officials confirmed that 15 of the commuters died in the incident. According to the TV reports, heavy rains triggered the chaos which resulted in a stampede at the Mumbai local railway station. The injured are undergoing treatment at KEM Hospital and other hospitals in the city. Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal is landing in Mumbai today afternoon, and he is likely to visit the spot. (more...)
Thai junta leader confirms fugitive former PM Yingluck is in Dubai Thai junta leader confirms fugitive former PM Yingluck is in Dubai
- September 29, 2017

The court sentenced her to five years in prison. The 50-year-old politician is believed to have fled Thailand on August 23, two days before she was set to hear a court ruling on her malfeasance trial. Police searched two residential properties Thursday to gather evidence relating to former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's flight from justice, including her primary residence. (more...)
Trump says he'll work with Democrats on healthcare after latest embarrassing defeat Trump says he'll work with Democrats on healthcare after latest embarrassing defeat
- September 29, 2017

Sen. Cochran promptly tweeted "thanks for the well-wishes" but "I'm not hospitalized". They proposed scrapping the deduction for the amount a taxpayer pays in state and local taxes, which could hurt people in high-tax states including California and NY that tend to vote Democratic. (more...)
Librarian Rejects Books Donated By Melania Trump, Rips Dr. Seuss Librarian Rejects Books Donated By Melania Trump, Rips Dr. Seuss
- September 29, 2017

Phipps Soeiro continues by thanking Melania for her hand-signed letter to the students, but explains that Cambridgeport will not be keeping the donated books in its collection in protest of the stunt's emphasis on high-achieving schools amid the administration's systematic assault on those with less resources. (more...)
Homeland Security now says Wisconsin elections not targeted Homeland Security now says Wisconsin elections not targeted
- September 29, 2017

Last week, the department notified election officials in 21 states that their systems were targeted a year ago "by Russian government cyber actors seeking vulnerabilities and access to US election infrastructure". But she said that the agency did not tell all the appropriate officials at that time. "California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said on Thursday DHS notified the state that Russian cyber actors "'scanned' California's Internet-facing systems in 2016, including Secretary of ... (more...)

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