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Far-right party AfD hit by split at the top Far-right party AfD hit by split at the top
- September 26, 2017

With votes still hot in polls, Alternative for Germany (AfD ), party of right ultra-nationalist, has suffered its first fracture after harvesting an unprecedented success in elections of last Sunday. It was also condemned by Jewish groups and Germany's established political parties, but celebrated by Europe's far-right leaders like France's Marine Le Pen and the Netherlands' Geert Wilders. (more...)
Weather Authority Forecast for Sunday, September 24th Weather Authority Forecast for Sunday, September 24th
- September 26, 2017

Skies will be either mostly sunny or totally clear. The north winds will remain Tuesday afternoon through the end of the week with a more appreciated cool-down Thursday and Friday morning with lows in the 50s to lower 60s and highs in the mid-70s. (more...)
Moving brush fire burning near Anaheim-Corona border prompts evacuations Moving brush fire burning near Anaheim-Corona border prompts evacuations
- September 26, 2017

Traffic on the 91 Freeway had been "impacted heavily" by the blaze, he said. The Corona Fire Department also tweeted that Adams Elementary School, Cesar Chavez Academy, Coronita Elementary School and Prado View Elementary School would be closed Tuesday. (more...)
Puerto Rico calls for more help after Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico calls for more help after Hurricane Maria
- September 26, 2017

The National Weather Service (NWS) extended flash flood warnings for two areas downstream of Guajataca Dam. Citing Puerto Rico's secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Carlos Flores Ortega , the New York Times reported Sunday that Hurricane Maria destroyed about 80 percent of the crop value in Puerto Rico, a loss of about $780 million in agricultural yields, "making it one of the costliest storms to hit the island's agriculture industry". (more...)
Injuries: Lavonte David (ankle) to miss a month or more Injuries: Lavonte David (ankle) to miss a month or more
- September 26, 2017

Reportedly, X-rays were negative for a break. Perhaps the greatest injury concern on the team is defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (ankle). Spence, a second-year pro who has Tampa Bay's only sack through two games, dislocated the same shoulder he had a problem with last season. (more...)
10-year-old helped barricade door during church shooting 10-year-old helped barricade door during church shooting
- September 26, 2017

Before the June incident, Murfreesboro Police responded to two domestic disturbance calls involving Samson and his former girlfriend. WMSV-TV cited court records in reporting the court date for 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson, who is charged with one count of murder. (more...)
Louis Activists Celebrate Release of Arrested Protesters Louis Activists Celebrate Release of Arrested Protesters
- September 26, 2017

Louis Galleria Mall on Saturday. Stories once again emerged in United States media of questionable tactics employed Saturday, this time among county, as opposed to city, police officers in charge of suburban law enforcement. Richmond Heights Police began ordering protesters to disperse. Mr. Stockley's not-guilty verdict last week has sparked violent clashes in St. Louis, and Mr. (more...)
Israeli settlement activities go on despite Security Council resolution
- September 26, 2017

He said activity was concentrated primarily in east Jerusalem where plans were advanced for over 2,300 housing units in July , "30 percent more than for the whole of 2016". Reporting to the council, envoy Nickolay Mladenov accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government of using provocative rhetoric to shore up the drive for new settlements. (more...)
Myanmar blames Rohingya for blast Myanmar blames Rohingya for blast
- September 26, 2017

Pramila Patten, the UN's Special Representative on Sexual Violence, has said she is "gravely concerned" about security operations in Rakhine that the United Nations has described as "textbook ethnic cleansing ". UNHCR has maintained an global presence inside Northern Rakhine State , from where these refugees fled, although access has been restricted since the end of August. (more...)
Haryana boy hangs self — Blue Whale Challenge Haryana boy hangs self — Blue Whale Challenge
- September 26, 2017

According to Karan's mother, he got addicted to the game and she had to take him to a psychiatrist in vain. Though the family feigned ignorance over the girl's involvement in the Blue Whale Game , from preliminary police investigations it is suspected that she could be a victim of the online game that tends to drive youngsters to commit suicide . (more...)
Court to consider Kavya's anticipatory bail plea later today Court to consider Kavya's anticipatory bail plea later today
- September 26, 2017

Justice P Ubai also adjourned the anticipatory bail application of Malayalam actor Nadirshah, a close friend of Dileep, to October 4 for further consideration. Dileep had approached the Angamaly Magistrate Court twice for bail. The key accused - Pulsar Suni and his accomplices involved in the abduction - were arrested a week later. (more...)
Roll out Rs 50k-crore infra funds, Kerala urges Sharjah Sultan Roll out Rs 50k-crore infra funds, Kerala urges Sharjah Sultan
- September 26, 2017

The project is about high-raised towers with 10 apartments each, and would require 10 acres of land for this. There will be state-of-the-art medical treatment facility in this "family city", and when this medical facility is developed into a big hospital, even the other people of Sharjah can avail the services of this hospital. (more...)
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could face arrest over referendum Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could face arrest over referendum
- September 26, 2017

On Saturday, the regional government said it was refusing to hand over control of the Mossos d'Esquadra police force to Spain's Interior Ministry. State attorney general pointed out that although such a move had not been judged timely as yet, adding: "It's a decision that's always available". (more...)
Jennifer Lopez Donates $1 Million to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Jennifer Lopez Donates $1 Million to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane
- September 26, 2017

This is particularly apparent when this picture is compared to images taken prior to the storm, which show the bright lights of cities around the island. Rivera after the winds flattened his plantain, yam, and pepper fields. "We're working closely with other state and federal government agencies and collaborating with our industry partners to identify immediate needs across the island". (more...)
Singer Marc Anthony Urges Trump To Help Puerto Rico Singer Marc Anthony Urges Trump To Help Puerto Rico
- September 26, 2017

Late last week after the storm hit, some Florida lawmakers said they had already begun planning for the arrival of "tens of thousands" of Puerto Ricans to the mainland United States, a move that is legal - given that island residents are USA citizens - but that could put strain on states also recovering from recent natural disasters. (more...)
Groom Rescues Boy From Drowning on His Wedding Day Groom Rescues Boy From Drowning on His Wedding Day
- September 26, 2017

He rushed over before anyone could register what was going on and plucked the boy from the water. "I looked over as Brittany was doing some solo shots and I only saw two kids - there were three - I thought I better double check to make sure everything was okay ... (more...)
Russian cannibal couple may have killed and consumed up to 30 victims Russian cannibal couple may have killed and consumed up to 30 victims
- September 26, 2017

It was also reported that the man was arrested earlier this year after the remains of a woman were found in a bucket on a military base. After being taken in for questioning, Dmitry reportedly admitted to the gruesome murders and boasted about other killings after a phone was discovered containing incriminating photos. (more...)
More surgical strike would be conducted if necessary: General Bipin Rawat More surgical strike would be conducted if necessary: General Bipin Rawat
- September 26, 2017

Asked about the upward trend in infiltration, he said that Pakistan's army and its spy agencies would continue to push militants across the LoC to foment trouble in Indian-held Kashmir. "Citizens will expect you to respond in similar manner if something similar happens (in future)", he said. "They had struck well as deterrence and have enhanced India's image overseas", Singh said. (more...)
Wall St declines on tech selloff, N. Korea concern Wall St declines on tech selloff, N. Korea concern
- September 26, 2017

North Korea's foreign minister said the USA had declared war on the country and it reserved rights to take counter-measures. Technology companies helped propel a surge in United States market indexes earlier this year, leading some to say that the stocks were becoming over-valued. (more...)
President Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test President Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test
- September 26, 2017

The unveiling came during a military parade on Friday in Tehran . Tehran has argued that the missile is exclusively for defensive purposes and are not a menace for any country in the region. The Iranian minister made the remarks in a ceremony on Saturday, which marked the beginning of the annual Sacred Defense Week in Iran. "The Khorramshahr missile has become smaller in size and more tactical and it will be operational in the near future". (more...)
North Korea says rockets to USA inevitable after 'Mr Evil President's speech' North Korea says rockets to USA inevitable after 'Mr Evil President's speech'
- September 26, 2017

It said the operation showed the seriousness with which it took North Korea's "reckless behavior". In response , Pentagon spokesman Col. Robert Manning said, "If North Korea does not stop their provocative actions, you know, we will make sure that we provide options to the President to deal with North Korea ". (more...)
Brexit divorce bill progress 'essential', says European Union chief Brexit divorce bill progress 'essential', says European Union chief
- September 26, 2017

Davis, however, directly challenged the EU's timetable for the talks, saying that an agreement on the bill - which European Union officials have put at 60 to 100 billion euros - was linked to an overall deal. The EU has been insisting their needs to be "sufficient progress" on Britain's outstanding financial commitments to the EU before any new relationship can be discussed. (more...)
Maria moving away from Puerto Rico, Hispaniola Maria moving away from Puerto Rico, Hispaniola
- September 26, 2017

The Turks and Caicos islands, the southeastern Bahamas, and the central Bahamas are still under tropical storm warnings. Weather models then show the storm quickly turning east and moving away from the area. A northerly turn will continue to push it north of the Bahamas over the weekend. Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday, leaving widespread destruction in its wake. (more...)
You could go shopping with Sarah Jessica Parker in NY! You could go shopping with Sarah Jessica Parker in NY!
- September 26, 2017

But while most of the experiences on offer are relatively low-key-a bike tour of Harlem ; a cocktail-making lesson in Manhattan; a nighttime photography session in Central Park-one recently announced partnership is decidedly buzzier, thanks to its host: Sarah Jessica Parker . (more...)
North Korean Foreign Minister Addresses UN General Assembly North Korean Foreign Minister Addresses UN General Assembly
- September 26, 2017

Donald Trump's bombers were located in the farthest point north of the border between North Korea and South Korea that any such American aircraft has gone in this century. To the North Koreans, the USA can offer a peace treaty, diplomatic recognition, the easing of sanctions and the withdrawal of USA troops from South Korea, which the North considers its existential threat. (more...)
CNU Poll: Northam has 6-point advantage over Gillespie CNU Poll: Northam has 6-point advantage over Gillespie
- September 26, 2017

While 35 percent of those surveyed said they were Democrats and 31 percent said Republican , the poll's margin of error of plus or minus 3.7 percentage points means neither has the edge. In the only race where there's an incumbent, Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring leads Republican challenger John Adams 47-to-42%. "The question is whether they can turn out their voters on Election Day, something the party traditionally struggles with in off-year elections". (more...)
1st woman graduates Marine infantry officer course today 1st woman graduates Marine infantry officer course today
- September 26, 2017

She is the first to complete the course since the Marine Corps opened all military occupational specialties to women in April 2016. Just 88 Marines graduated from the latest class, which started with 131 students. The woman, a lieutenant whose name has not been disclosed, was the first female officer to complete the demanding 13-week Infantry Officer Course, based in Quantico, Virginia. (more...)
Murdered Iana Kasian Was Bitten, Scalped and Drained Of Blood Murdered Iana Kasian Was Bitten, Scalped and Drained Of Blood
- September 26, 2017

The details about this horrific murder are just recently released by the autopsy. The report also concluded that Kasian had bite marks on her jaw. According to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials, Leibel was arrested by Los Angeles police a week before Kasian's death on suspicion of felony rape. (more...)
Keys in a hurry to reopen to tourists Keys in a hurry to reopen to tourists
- September 26, 2017

But water and electricity were still being restored Monday to areas from Key Largo through Marathon, and cable television and internet services lag throughout the Keys. A number of Keys special events scheduled for mid to late October - including Key West's Fantasy Fest, Marathon's Stone Crab Eating Contest and Key Largo's Humphrey Bogart Film Festival - are to take place as planned, Newman said. (more...)
Kayaker found puppies 'left for dead' in river, police say Kayaker found puppies 'left for dead' in river, police say
- September 26, 2017

The dogs are expected to survive and "are all doing well, considering the circumstances", police write in a Facebook post that has been shared widely, adding that they are in the care of a professional and will likely soon be up for adoption. (more...)

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