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Tory £1bn deal 'needs Parliament's approval' Tory £1bn deal 'needs Parliament's approval'
- September 12, 2017

Miller has said the £1bn DUP deal that May did after her majority defeat over the General Election is not valid, as Parliament had not approved the deal. General secretary of the IWGB Jason Moyer-Lee said: "Many IWGB members' jobs depend on public money, like foster care workers and low-paid outsourced university staff". (more...)
'Ethnic cleansing': Warning Rohingya persecution in Myanmar threatens regional security 'Ethnic cleansing': Warning Rohingya persecution in Myanmar threatens regional security
- September 12, 2017

She has repeatedly denied accusations of human rights abuses against the Rohingya, and in April denied to the BBC that ethnic cleansing was taking place. Myanmar does not want its 1.1 million Rohingya, who are seen as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and are refused citizenship. They said that the silence of the global community in this matter was criminal. (more...)
Three charged with terror offences in probe over neo-Nazi group Three charged with terror offences in probe over neo-Nazi group
- September 12, 2017

Barrett, 24, who is based at Gaza Crescent in Dhekelia Garrison, Cyprus, faces a single charge of membership of National Action, contrary to the Terrorism Act 2000. Fitness instructor Vehvilainen, who is now based at Sennybridge Camp, Brecon, Powys, is also accused of being in National Action, having terrorist documents, publishing racist material online and possessing pepper spray. (more...)
Great White! In The Manly Pool! Thought You Ought To Know *Faints Great White! In The Manly Pool! Thought You Ought To Know *Faints
- September 12, 2017

Rob Townsend, life sciences manager at Manly Sealife Sanctuary, said he was asked what the animal's name was by a small child, Fluffy was the first thing that came into his head and "too many people overheard". "We place it in the pool to screen it without waves". The sanctuary is waiting for the all-clear from NSW Fisheries to take the shark back out to sea for release. (more...)
MI moves up one spot in Top-25 Poll MI moves up one spot in Top-25 Poll
- September 12, 2017

The Sooners vaulted three places to No. 3 after their huge road win at Ohio State , avenging a loss on their home field from a year ago. The Clemson Tigers had a nice win as well over an always tough Auburn Tigers team . 2 spot with the win. Utah was 23rd in last week's Amway poll but sits one spot lower after its 19-13 win at rival BYU, and now the Utes are 24th. This week, there are two big games coming up when it comes to the AP Top 25 . (more...)
Man who killed Holly Bobo lived in 'dark world,' prosecutor says Man who killed Holly Bobo lived in 'dark world,' prosecutor says
- September 12, 2017

A judge quickly cleared the court amid the primary day of Adams' trial Monday, after Bobo's mom, Karen, fallen to the floor crying. "Somebody in full disguise has Holly", Karen Bobo could be heard hollering in the telephone call. Her remains were found in woods in September 2014. Hagerman said in opening statements that Adams then got a gun, and shot Holly in the head. "He took her, he raped her, he killed her, he discarded her, he covered it up, he nearly got away with it", the prosecutor ... (more...)
New York Guard Sends Helicopters, Aircrews to Florida for Irma Relief Tasks New York Guard Sends Helicopters, Aircrews to Florida for Irma Relief Tasks
- September 12, 2017

The JISCC system allows airmen to rapidly set up internet and other communications capabilities during natural and manmade disasters. "But again, it is a light helicopter", according to Hapgood. "So we are hopeful that everything will got their way and we can get our crews back here in no time". Also, airmen from the 105th Airlift Wing based in Newburgh deployed a seven-person team as part of a satellite communications unit to MS to help with the hurricane response, and a rescue plane based ... (more...)
Missing 2-year-old with autism found dead in Sharon, report said Missing 2-year-old with autism found dead in Sharon, report said
- September 12, 2017

Sharon Police Chief Gerry Smith tells 21 News, "We have to reconstruct those kids entire day yesterday and answer a lot of questions that we have". "There are so many, so many agencies here I can't name them all", Sharon, Ohio Police Chief Gerald Smith says. (more...)
Richard Branson shares photos of damage on private island after Irma Richard Branson shares photos of damage on private island after Irma
- September 12, 2017

He said: "We felt the full force of the strongest hurricane ever in the Atlantic Ocean". All of the team who stayed on Necker and Moskito during the hurricane are safe and well. giving funding to western Europe for rebuilding after the Second World War, calling for a "Disaster Recovery Marshall Plan". The North West Company is determining just how badly Hurricane Irma damaged its businesses in the Caribbean as the storm made a destructive trek through the region last week. (more...)
Keys overcomes Svitolina to make US Open quarterfinals Keys overcomes Svitolina to make US Open quarterfinals
- September 12, 2017

After playing through debilitating pain through most of the year, she underwent a pair of wrist surgeries before coming back to win the title at Stanford. Victory over Sevastova would see her progress to the semifinals of a major for the first time since the 2013 Australian Open. Williams and Stephens play their quarter-finals on Tuesday. (more...)
Coast Guard urges extreme caution for mariners off NC coast Coast Guard urges extreme caution for mariners off NC coast
- September 12, 2017

When you go in there, you don't know if you're going to come out. When he says the Coast Guard's "brand has improved", what I think Trump is effectively saying is he's just now starting to appreciate what guardsmen and women do. David Lieberman, a Virginia Beach, Va., native from the Navigation Technology and Risk Management Division. As Irma moves north along Florida's Gulf Coast, the storm is expected to push waves of 20 feet and higher up the East Coast, according to ABC11 meteorologist ... (more...)
FBI Investigating Russian News Agency Sputnik FBI Investigating Russian News Agency Sputnik
- September 12, 2017

A fired White House correspondent gave the Federal Bureau of Investigation a thumb drive of internal communications and sat for a two-hour interview this month related to whether the Sputnik news outlet is illegally spreading propaganda without disclosure under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. (more...)
Rick Scott gets aerial view of Keys damage Rick Scott gets aerial view of Keys damage
- September 12, 2017

Republished with permission of the News Service of Florida. What does a major disaster declaration entail and how can it help? "But I thought we would see more damage". Scott said some may be breathing in relief that worst part of the storm has passed the South Florida area, but he said it is still a risky situation, with power lines down and debris everywhere. (more...)
Over 1.6 million in Florida lose power from Irma, utility says
- September 12, 2017

FPL's Lake City pre-storm preparations set to go. As well as making preparations at its operating nuclear plants at Vogtle and Hatch, Georgia Power also put took action at the Vogtle nuclear construction site, where two AP1000 reactors are being built. (more...)
North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' if new United Nations sanctions approved North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' if new United Nations sanctions approved
- September 12, 2017

The leaders agreed effective implementation of United Nations sanctions by the worldwide community was a critical part of the global effort to exert maximum pressure on North Korea to change course. The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) says estimates suggest Pyongyang imports about 10,000 barrels of crude oil a day, nearly all of it from China. (more...)
Grand Ole Opry to host celebration of life for Troy Gentry Grand Ole Opry to host celebration of life for Troy Gentry
- September 12, 2017

That will be followed by a private family internment. The 30-year-old's body was pulled from the wreckage of the Schweizer 269 in a field south of the airport, nj.com reported. In 2009 the duo became members of the venerable Grand Ole Opry, which was Gentry's proudest professional achievement. As a philanthropist, Gentry supported numerous charitable organizations including Make-A-Wish Foundation and T.J. (more...)
United Nations warns Myanmar situation 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing' United Nations warns Myanmar situation 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing'
- September 12, 2017

He said the Bangladesh government had also asked the UN, German and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to take the initiative to create the safe zone as had been done in other conflict-stricken countries. Bangladesh Monday urged the worldwide community to pursue Myanmar for "immediate and unconditional" implementation of Kofi Annan Commission's recommendations on Rakhine state where Rohingya Muslims have been facing widespread abuses that created serious humanitarian crisis. (more...)
Mar-a-Lago ordered to evacuate; 1 Trump mansion destroyed by Irma Mar-a-Lago ordered to evacuate; 1 Trump mansion destroyed by Irma
- September 12, 2017

At this point, the question is not will Mar-A-Lago be hit by Irma , but how hard? "The president's been monitoring this storm 24/7", Pence said , urging residents in Irma's path to heed warnings from local officials. We know that the four most solid buildings on the island have been destroyed which means that more rustic structures have probably been completely or partially destroyed. (more...)
Hot Dog Vending Incident Sparks Outrage at UC Berkeley Hot Dog Vending Incident Sparks Outrage at UC Berkeley
- September 12, 2017

The officer responded: "He doesn't have a permit". But then, an officer appears to look through the vendor's wallet and take his money. "This petition is being circulated because the community feels that this officer should be removed from the University of California Police Department", the petition states . (more...)
Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water
- September 12, 2017

After the Keys, Irma crossed over warm waters and hit the United States mainland near the beach town of Marco Island. Flash flooding is not anticipated at this time, since we will be on the cooler side of Irma where rain rates will be lower. (more...)
Bipartisan Senate Bill Doubles Hurricane Recovery Funding Bipartisan Senate Bill Doubles Hurricane Recovery Funding
- September 12, 2017

The vote was 80-17, with all "no" votes by Republicans. The legislation allocates $15.25 billion for Harvey relief. The large emergency funding package, linked to the debt ceiling and government spending, could be the result of a contentious deal struck in the Oval Office Wednesday afternoon. (more...)
Hurricane Irma is pulling water off Florida's coast before the flooding Hurricane Irma is pulling water off Florida's coast before the flooding
- September 12, 2017

United Airlines, for example, waived change fees for flights through September 17 at 10 airports from Georgia to North Carolina , and through September 30 for dozens airports across Florida and the Caribbean . Airlines are preparing their recovery schedules, which may take several days to execute. Saturday , Irma made landfall in the Florida keys as a unsafe category 4 storm with winds of 130 miles per hour. (more...)
NATO's Stoltenberg says N. Korea's 'reckless behaviour' requires global response NATO's Stoltenberg says N. Korea's 'reckless behaviour' requires global response
- September 12, 2017

In an interview published yesterday, United Nations Secretary- General Antonio Guterres said the showdown over North Korea's nuclear and missile programme had left him deeply anxious. Kim Jong-un, leader of the isolated state, ordered the army to be ready to launch a missile strike on Guam on August 16. Meanwhile, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany would lend its weight to a diplomatic push to end the North Korean crisis along the lines of a past deal with Iran. (more...)
Auto sales continue robust growth in August: SIAM Auto sales continue robust growth in August: SIAM
- September 12, 2017

With the new GST cess , the taxation on mid-sized passenger cars have been nearly restored to the pre-GST levels, while taxes on luxury cars and SUVs have been slightly moderated as compared to the pre-GST rates, it said. Market leader Hero MotoCorp posted 12.23 percent increase in its motorcycle sales at 5,83,852 units as against 5,20,226 units in August previous year. (more...)
More Connecticut National Guardsmen Deployed to Help Irma Relief Efforts More Connecticut National Guardsmen Deployed to Help Irma Relief Efforts
- September 12, 2017

The current tracking shows the storm's eye splitting Florida as it moves northward up the state just west of the Miami metropolitan area, with a population of 6 million. At the presidential retreat at Camp David, Maryland, on Saturday, President Donald Trump convened a Cabinet meeting ahead of the storm for briefings on the progress of Irma and the following Hurricane Jose, which the National Hurricane Center said took a turn to the north to spare numerous Caribbean islands already ... (more...)
Mistake-Prone Niners Fall Hard in Opener to Panthers Mistake-Prone Niners Fall Hard in Opener to Panthers
- September 12, 2017

It's how they lost it. I believe we had five of them. The offense stunk today, Hoyer was sacked four times before the half ended. He did throw one attractive deep pass which should have been a touchdown, but Marquise Goodwin dropped the ball. (more...)
Baker Mayfield slams flag in Ohio State's field Baker Mayfield slams flag in Ohio State's field
- September 12, 2017

Saturday, the tide seemed to nudge them inland again. Ohio State: The Buckeyes will drop, but should stay in the top 10. Mayfield, who's passed for over 3,000 yards the past two seasons, rose to the occasion when the Sooners needed him the most and lifted his team to a dominant 31-16 victory over No. (more...)
Caroline Flint to defy Labour whip over Brexit bill Caroline Flint to defy Labour whip over Brexit bill
- September 12, 2017

United Kingdom lawmakers who vote against the government's bill to facilitate withdrawing from the European Union on Monday will risk a chaotic exit process affecting citizens and businesses alike, Brexit Secretary David Davis warned. But some of its lawmakers said they had to pass the bill at this vote to meet their voters' demands. "A vote against this bill is a vote for a chaotic exit from the EU", Davis said. (more...)
Sir Richard Branson riding out Hurricane Irma on his private island Sir Richard Branson riding out Hurricane Irma on his private island
- September 12, 2017

Branson and his son both took to social media after the hurricane to show the destruction. Branson said all the colleagues who joined him in the wine cellar were safe, and that "very, very fortunately" the structure held firm. About 95 percent of the tiny island of Barbuda, southeast from Necker Island, sustained damage, according to Gaston Browne, prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda. (more...)
Irma downgraded to tropical storm, but what do we expect for SC? Irma downgraded to tropical storm, but what do we expect for SC?
- September 12, 2017

As of Thursday afternoon, more than 650,000 coastal residents of Miami-Dade county have been ordered to evacuate by Mayor Carlos Gimenez, according to the Miami Herald . "Shingles are coming off". ALLEN: Well, now, it's a little bit north of Naples, heading toward Fort Myers, another populous area here in Florida. About 800 flights had been canceled at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which remained operational Monday as its staff monitored storm conditions with help ... (more...)

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