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Mexico expels North Korean ambassador over nuclear test Mexico expels North Korean ambassador over nuclear test
- September 10, 2017

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday ordered Kim to leave within 72 hours, expressing his government's "absolute rejection" of North Korea's recent nuclear activity. 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. (more...)
Egypt tomb 3500 years old Egypt tomb 3500 years old
- September 10, 2017

In an attempt to revive the country's ailing tourism sector, which has suffered from an acute recession in the past few years due to political turmoil and security issues, Egypt is keen to uncover the Pharaohs' archaeological secrets as well as other ancient civilizations throughout the country. (more...)
CBI raids former Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan's premises in Chennai CBI raids former Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan's premises in Chennai
- September 10, 2017

The leader from Tamil Nadu had to step down as environment minister in December 2013 following her controversial decision. Besides that, the CBI has also filed two cases against unidentified officials of the Environment Ministry, Jindal Steel and Power Limited and JSW Steel Limited in an alleged diversion of forests in Jharkhand when Jayanthi was the Minister in the Environment Ministry. (more...)
United Kingdom must suggest 'unique' Border solution, says EU United Kingdom must suggest 'unique' Border solution, says EU
- September 10, 2017

The prospect of a physical border in Ireland would have a significant impact on the economy on both sides of the boundary, Dr. James Anderson, Emeritus Professor of Political Geography in the Senator George J. The EU does not want Britain to be seen to be gaining by leaving the EU, because that would encourage other people to do it. "The UK's aspirations need to be backed by substantive commitments and workable solutions", the Irish government's statement added . (more...)
Irma zeroes in on Florida with $200 billion damage toll forecast Irma zeroes in on Florida with $200 billion damage toll forecast
- September 10, 2017

Meteorologists predicted its center would blow ashore Sunday in the perilously low-lying Florida Keys, then hit southwestern Florida and move north, plowing into the Tampa Bay area. He reported that 90 percent of buildings were destroyed and 50 percent of the island's 1,600 people were homeless. Boats and at least one helicopter have now managed to get anyone who wanted to leave off the island. (more...)
Richard Branson Is Riding Out Hurricane Irma in His Wine Cellar Richard Branson Is Riding Out Hurricane Irma in His Wine Cellar
- September 10, 2017

The Virgin boss along with 10 of his staff hid in his wine cellar to ride out the storm as the eye of the category five storm came right over Necker Island as well as Tortola. The US Virgin Islands are now under a state of emergency, as is Puerto Rico and Florida. "It may sound unusual, but I consider hurricanes one of the wonders of the natural world", explains Branson . (more...)
Death Toll Rises to 64 in Mexican Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 64 in Mexican Earthquake
- September 10, 2017

Recovery efforts were under way near the epicenter of one of the most powerful earthquakes to ever hit the nation. Mexico City escaped major damage, but the quake terrified sleeping residents, many of whom still remember the catastrophic 1985 natural disaster that killed thousands and devastated large parts of the city. (more...)
Teen deaths prompt 'major rethinking' in anti-drugs war of gov't - Abella Teen deaths prompt 'major rethinking' in anti-drugs war of gov't - Abella
- September 09, 2017

He told Philippine police chief Ronald dela Rosa to watch out for groups trying to sabotage the anti-illegal drug operations through the killings of teenagers. In a news briefing on Thursday, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto C. Abella said the war on drugs remains to be at the forefront of the administration's flagship campaigns. (more...)
Georgia orders compulsory evacuation of coast as Irma roars closer Georgia orders compulsory evacuation of coast as Irma roars closer
- September 09, 2017

Governor McMaster said if he makes the order for evacuations , they would begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Forecasters have not given a prediction on how high the water may rise. Mandatory Evacuations for Zones A and B began Friday morning. Currently, a high pressure in the Atlantic is holding the storm on a westerly course, but as the high pressure system dissolves, Irma will turn north. (more...)
Fighting terrorism to strengthen cooperation between Kazakhstan, Turkey - Erdogan Fighting terrorism to strengthen cooperation between Kazakhstan, Turkey - Erdogan
- September 09, 2017

The phone call came amid a backdrop of deteriorating relations between Washington and Ankara , NATO allies whose relations have soured over the U.S. decision to arm Kurds in Syria to fight Islamic State. The indictment marked the first time an ex-government member with close ties to Erdogan had been charged in the on-going US investigation, which has strained ties between the two countries. (more...)
Seoul completes installation of THAAD anti-missile system Seoul completes installation of THAAD anti-missile system
- September 09, 2017

This prompted South Korean President Moon Jae-in to push for even harsher sanctions, including cutting off the critical crude oil supply, but China and Russian Federation - permanent members of the UN Security Council - have yet to come around to that particular idea. (more...)
Florida State, Central Florida call off football games due to Hurricane Irma Florida State, Central Florida call off football games due to Hurricane Irma
- September 09, 2017

With large-scale evacuations under way and travel conditions hard, both schools made the decision not to play football this weekend. Because UCF and Memphis is an American Athletic Conference game, the schools are examining potential rescheduling options. (more...)
1 dead, curfew in parts of city 1 dead, curfew in parts of city
- September 09, 2017

The curfew has been imposed since 2am in the night and mobile internet services have been suspended till the next orders. Earlier, Jaipur Police Commissioner Sanjay Agarwal said curfew was "imposed till further orders in Manak Chowk, Subhash Chowk, Galta Gate and Ramganj following the violence in which a police station was attacked and vehicles burnt". (more...)
AMAZING Images of Irma's INCREDIBLE Power: There Are No Words AMAZING Images of Irma's INCREDIBLE Power: There Are No Words
- September 09, 2017

You can also fly into the eye of Hurricane Irma with these NOAA Hurricane Hunters . The video was captioned as, " "Video of a flight through the eye of #Irma on #NOAA42. From the incredible images of Irma's eye, to the stunning video at the bottom of this article showing the storm's landfall in the Caribbean, these videos reveal why this 175 miles per hour storm is one of the most powerful in history. (more...)
This aerospace engineer's plane flying over Hurricane Irma will terrify you This aerospace engineer's plane flying over Hurricane Irma will terrify you
- September 09, 2017

It all makes for a rough ride, as evidenced by a tweeted video that went viral, shot by aerospace engineer Nick Underwood, who was sent into the eye of Hurricane Irma on a Monday night mission. As they plummet to the ocean, they transmit information. From the incredible images of Irma's eye, to the stunning video at the bottom of this article showing the storm's landfall in the Caribbean, these videos reveal why this 175 miles per hour storm is one of the most powerful in history. (more...)
Karnataka govt sends to MHA factual report on Gauri Lankesh murder Karnataka govt sends to MHA factual report on Gauri Lankesh murder
- September 09, 2017

Another example in this series came Ashish Singh, a person followed by Narendra Modi , who wrote on his twitter: "After Burhan Wani Gauri Lankesh also killed how sad", soon after the assassination of Lankesh. "Why is the prime minister following the twitter handle of people who are celebrating the murder of Gauri?" "He is a rare leader who truly believes in freedom of speech and has never blocked or unfollowed anyone on Twitter", a statement by BJP's Information and Technology National ... (more...)
Obama surprises students with visit to DC STEM school Obama surprises students with visit to DC STEM school
- September 09, 2017

Barack Obama strolled in, casually asked if the high schoolers minded him crashing their class and then waited for the shock waves to subside. During his unannounced visit to McKinley Technology High School he told a group of students, "I do believe that most of the problems we have are going to be solved by you", in a video posted to Instagram , noting that he often had similar meetings with students both in the USA and overseas during his eight-year presidency. (more...)
Georgia governor briefing on Irma Georgia governor briefing on Irma
- September 09, 2017

While he didn't call for any evacuations beyond Georgia's coast, Deal expanded a pre-emptive emergency declaration Friday to cover 94 of the state's 159 counties to reflect the various paths Irma could take. The state ordered the evacuation of patients in coastal hospitals. But Ed Putnam wasn't taking chances. Laessig and his wife rode out Hurricane Matthew as it brushed coastal Georgia last October. (more...)
Twitter to brief Congress on possible Russia-backed ads -US senator Twitter to brief Congress on possible Russia-backed ads -US senator
- September 09, 2017

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, said Facebook's disclosure confirmed what many lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the USA election had long suspected. 470 fake accounts were launched from Russian Federation. Online advertising offered by Facebook and other platforms such as Twitter and Alphabet Inc's Google, though, often targets narrow, carefully constructed audiences based on factors such as age, political preference or interests. (more...)
Evacuation orders out: Hurricane Irma is Evacuation orders out: Hurricane Irma is "stronger than Hurricane Andrew"
- September 09, 2017

Miami-Dade County struggled to carry out the biggest evacuation in its history on Thursday as Hurricane Irma approached, affecting 650,000 people, according to spokesman Michael Hernandez. The evacuation order also issued for only the barrier islands Zone B which includes Miami Beach, Surfside, Sunny Isles Beach, North Bay Village, Indian Creek Village, Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands and Golden Beach. (more...)
Church briefs September 9 Church briefs September 9
- September 09, 2017

Fifth St., Newark. Unless indicated, all activities are held at the temple. Jackson Presbyterian Church has Sunday school beginning at 9:45 a.m. followed by a traditional worship service at 11 a.m., with communion service the first Sunday of the month. (more...)
Father dies after being shot in the face in Fairmount Father dies after being shot in the face in Fairmount
- September 09, 2017

The suspects then allegedly shot him twice in the face. His daughter was still inside the vehicle. "He was the neighbor and friend I wish everyone was fortunate enough to have", said Brad Griffith, a longtime friend and neighbor, told the Philadelphia Inquirer . (more...)
After deal with Democrats, Donald Trump laments Republican 'death wish'
- September 09, 2017

Trump on Wednesday crossed party lines and agreed to Democrats' demands to raise the debt limit and fund the government for the next three months, rather than for a longer period as GOP leaders wanted. Leaders of a group of far-right House conservatives, the Republican Study Committee, have come out against the package because it ties relief funding to the debt ceiling, which they see as a tool for negotiating over spending. (more...)
Steps to take if you were affected by the Equifax data breach Steps to take if you were affected by the Equifax data breach
- September 09, 2017

A breach in data and trust for millions of consumers . Equifax collects information about people and businesses around the world and provides credit ratings used for decisions regarding loans and other financial matters. Equifax , one of 3 major United States credit bureaus, was hit by a high-tech heist by cyber criminals who exploited a USA website application to access files between mid-May and July of this year . (more...)
China will back fresh United Nations measures on North Korea China will back fresh United Nations measures on North Korea
- September 09, 2017

Mr Trump is to speak on Wednesday with China's president. South Korea braced for a possible further missile test by North Korea as it marked its founding anniversary on Saturday, just days after its sixth and largest nuclear test rattled global financial markets and further escalated tensions in the region. (more...)
Sen. Nelson Says FEMA Ready For Irma - But Needs Money Sen. Nelson Says FEMA Ready For Irma - But Needs Money
- September 09, 2017

Money for FEMA is scheduled to run out by Friday unless Congress acts. And churches, some of which have helped distribute FEMA aid, need relief grants to make serious repairs. "The churches are not seeking special treatment; they are seeking a fair shake". Blomberg said the Supreme Court's June 26 decision "very clearly" shows FEMA's actions are discriminatory and described the blacklisting as a "clear violation of the free exercise clause " of the U.S. (more...)
Pope kicks off visit to Colombia aimed at building bridges Pope kicks off visit to Colombia aimed at building bridges
- September 09, 2017

Young people can be deceived or wrong, but they pick themselves up and move on with smiles on their faces. Although the Pope Francis's September 6-10 trip to Colombia does not include a visit to a penitentiary, the Pope's visit has been viewed as a sign of peace and serenity for persons deprived of their liberty. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation probing Utah cop who arrested nurse for refusing to draw blood Federal Bureau of Investigation probing Utah cop who arrested nurse for refusing to draw blood
- September 09, 2017

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has requested the FBI's assistance in the investigation into the arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow a blood draw from an unconscious patient without following proper procedure. "At the end of the day, this will be a better police department". The patient, William Gray of Rigby, Idaho, had been driving a tractor-trailer in northern Utah when he was hit head-on by a man fleeing from Utah Highway Patrol troopers in a pickup truck. (more...)
Ahmadiyya Faults Persecution of Rohingya Muslims Ahmadiyya Faults Persecution of Rohingya Muslims
- September 09, 2017

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party, which also organized rallies in Dhaka and elsewhere, has urged the country's government to "force Myanmar to take back the Rohingya". The Muslims groups also condemned the attitude of the government of India towards Rohingya migrants and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "soft-approach" towards the Myanmar government during his visit to the country. (more...)
Merkel, Xi back tougher sanctions against N.Korea: Berlin Merkel, Xi back tougher sanctions against N.Korea: Berlin
- September 09, 2017

Trump said at the White House on Wednesday that military action is not his "first choice" to address North Korea's ongoing moves to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, hours after he spoke by phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping . (more...)

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