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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...)
South Koreans brace for possible test on North Korea's public holiday
- September 09, 2017

In July, it tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that appeared to bring much of the mainland USA into range. Kim himself has called the ICBM tests "gift packages" that the North was delivering to the "US bastards". Trump has repeatedly said all options are on the table in dealing with North Korea, including the military one. North Korea's most influential newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, in its front page praised the country for becoming an "invincible nuclear power" after ... (more...)
Compare Hurricane Irma to Hurricane Andrew Compare Hurricane Irma to Hurricane Andrew
- September 09, 2017

One-third of the gas stations in the Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne region are empty. A JetBlue spokesman said flights leaving Florida through next Wednesday were sold out. Efforts to get more fuel into key areas of the state are underway. "Unfortunately, hoarding and panic buying have placed unnecessary strains on gasoline supplies at pumps in certain pockets of Texas, but the situation continues to improve and will likely be resolved within the next day or two", Ryan Sitton with the ... (more...)
Texas so far not raiding $10B 'rainy day' fund after Harvey Texas so far not raiding $10B 'rainy day' fund after Harvey
- September 09, 2017

Harvey has reignited years of simmering politics in Texas over Republicans socking away billions of dollars while making budget cuts and resisting calls to use the money toward public schools and other government services. It's hard for many of us to confront this situation because we're so used to driving our cars everywhere, and all the other conveniences that our carbon-based lifestyle has brought us. (more...)
Royal Caribbean uses idle ship to evacuate Florida employees as Irma approaches Royal Caribbean uses idle ship to evacuate Florida employees as Irma approaches
- September 09, 2017

Pioneer Trust National Bank & Trust N A Or reported 1,676 shares stake. Many other analysts also quite recently weighed in on RCL . BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises by 3,290.6% during the 1st quarter. (more...)
Private jet company opens for public to escape Hurricane Irma
- September 09, 2017

And a spokesperson for United Airlines told reporters it added six new flights out of Miami to its hubs. The flight stoppages in Florida come just two weeks after Hurricane Harvey pummeled Texas, shuttering operations for several days at Houston's busy airports. (more...)
Gov. Abbott Forms Commission To Aid Harvey Rebuilding Efforts Gov. Abbott Forms Commission To Aid Harvey Rebuilding Efforts
- September 09, 2017

For many victims of Hurricane Harvey, the clean up is just beginning. Faced with what is probably the biggest natural disaster in the state's history, Gov. The money given Friday was far short of what local leaders had asked for earlier this week. We will focus on restoring the work of infrastructure to provide a one-stop shop for access to state and federal resources and to ensure local officials are armed with information crucial for decision-making. (more...)
China: Sure, let's ramp up the sanctions on Kim China: Sure, let's ramp up the sanctions on Kim
- September 09, 2017

Asked if the USA would attack North Korea in response to the test , Trump said simply, "We'll see ". "Any new actions taken by the global community against the DPRK should serve the objective of curbing the DPRK's nuclear and missile programmes, while at the same time be conducive to restarting dialogue and consultation", he said. (more...)
Gov. Rauner exercising borrowing authority to pay down bill backlog Gov. Rauner exercising borrowing authority to pay down bill backlog
- September 09, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner acknowledged Thursday that IL has no choice but to borrow up to $6 billion to tackle a financial crisis largely caused by excessive borrowing, reversing earlier declarations that the state with the nation's worst credit rating wouldn't take on more debt under his watch. (more...)
Northcom Supporting Hurricane Irma Response Northcom Supporting Hurricane Irma Response
- September 09, 2017

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico starting today. This follows a deployment of helicopters Thursday from the USS Wasp amphibious warship to assist with damage assessment and medical evacuations from St. And as the storm closes in on Florida, numerous United States military bases in the region were preparing to evacuate their personnel and equipment. (more...)