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UN Security Council to vote on new NK sanctions

UN Security Council to vote on new NK sanctions But there are still people who don't agree with the need for nuclear weapons. Members of Congress and U.S. -based North Korea experts are calling for firmer actions by U.S. KELEMEN: Well, instead of an oil embargo, there's a cap on the exports of crude oil to North Korea. Some four million barrels per year of crude oil will continue to flow from China through a pipeline, but the resolution w... [Full Article...]

FPL: Power should return to Florida's East Coast by weekend's end

FPL: Power should return to Florida's East Coast by weekend's end The Energy Department said late on Thursday that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission expects Turkey Point to close on Friday evening and St. Lucie to shut about 12 hours later, depending on the storm's path. "Everybody needs not to get lulled into complacency". According to the company's website, it could take up to four days to recieve an estimate on when your power will be restored. [Full Article...]

United Nations slams India for seeking deportation of Rohingyas

United Nations slams India for seeking deportation of Rohingyas Chander said, without referring directly to the Rohingyas or Myanmar. Al-Hussein quoted Junior Home Minister Kiren Rijiju as saying that since India is not a signatory to the Refugee Convention it "can dispense with global law on the matter, together with basic human compassion". [Full Article...]

Should we be anxious about Hurricane Jose?

Should we be anxious about Hurricane Jose? It's a category 1 hurricane with winds of 75 miles per hour and, because of wind shear, may weaken to a tropical storm later Tuesday. With Irma diminishing to a tropical depression, a hurricane-battered nation could soon shift its attention to Hurricane Jose, now meandering around the western Atlantic Ocean roughly 300 miles northeast of the Turks and Caicos Islands. [Full Article...]

Woman charged with attempted murder of homeless man

Woman charged with attempted murder of homeless man Police say that after Melton strolled back to where he had been endeavoring to rest, Quackenbush escaped her vehicle with a weapon and the contention proceeded. After the man walked away, Katie Quackenbush got out of her auto to escort her friend to a vehicle parked close by. "She said she shut her eyes when she shot the two times, however they were notices, and she thought she pointed far from ... [Full Article...]

Gov. McMaster on Irma impact: 'Still a lot of danger out there'

Gov. McMaster on Irma impact: 'Still a lot of danger out there' South Carolina ETV, the state's public educational broadcasting network, hosted the governor's briefing live. Gov. Henry McMaster says Hurricane Irma could cause damage in some parts of the state on par with last year's Hurricane Matthew, which caused flooding and led to five deaths. [Full Article...]

Nadal speaks out against Catalan independence

Nadal speaks out against Catalan independence Spain's top court has suspended the law that was meant to become Catalonia's transitional constitution if the region declares itself a separate nation, according to reports. Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who faces criminal charges for his role in organising the referendum, only has the power to call an election not a referendum, a government spokesman said on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Georgia governor issues mandatory evacuations for areas east of I-95

Georgia governor issues mandatory evacuations for areas east of I-95 Cooper said unsafe surf and rip currents will continue on the coast and rain could bring flash flooding to some areas. "North Carolina is preparing for Imra and I'm encouraging businesses and families to prepare for it as well". Georgia residents in the shifting path of Hurricane Irma are urged to stay put as the now Category 2 storm inches closer. Shelters on standby: Allendale: Fairfax Ele... [Full Article...]

Ram Guha gets legal notice for comments on Gauri Lankesh murder

Ram Guha gets legal notice for comments on Gauri Lankesh murder Ram, Chairman of Kasturi & Sons Ltd., on Sunday. Guha's remarks had come in the context of the unfortunate killing of Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru on September 5, it said, adding, "You (Guha) have alleged that the perpetrators of the said crimes belong to our Client's Organisation". [Full Article...]

OECD report: Estonia spends less than average on teachers, students

OECD report: Estonia spends less than average on teachers, students Teachers in England employed under the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document are entitled to a minimum of 10 per cent of their timetabled teaching time as planning, preparation and assessment (PPA) time but, in a large number of countries, teachers spend less than half of their working time with their class, according to the OECD report. [Full Article...]

Couple, son killed at volcanic crater near Naples

Couple, son killed at volcanic crater near Naples Italian daily La Stampa identified the victims as Massimo Carrer, 45, Torinese Zaramella, 42, Lorenzo, 11 and Alessio, 7, from Meolo in Venice. The seven-year-old was being looked after by a psychologist on Tuesday afternoon, Repubblica reported. [Full Article...]

Video shows teen before her body was found in hotel freezer

Video shows teen before her body was found in hotel freezer That other side of the room can be partially seen through her glasses. In the background a woman who looks like Kenneka appears to be sitting on a bed. Jenkins' friends told Martin that when they were attempting to leave the party, they realized that Jenkins left her vehicle keys in the hotel party room. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma to become tropical storm on Monday: NHC

Hurricane Irma to become tropical storm on Monday: NHC Now those winds are reaching into Broward, toppling trees and power lines. "But we may see home heavy rain and tornadoes as well". It also spread misery into Georgia and SC as it moved inland with winds at 50 miles per hour, causing flooding and power outages . [Full Article...]

Cleanup begins as Irma moves out of Florida

Cleanup begins as Irma moves out of Florida The city's Memorial Park has turned into an unrecognizable lake. The St. Johns River rose to record levels, flooding major roadways. "We are good so far", she said in a text message just before 5:30 a.m. He said on Sunday that "we're going to Florida very soon". A medical examiner will determine an official cause of death, but McComie says it appears to be an accident. [Full Article...]

Branson calls for 'Marshall Plan' to help Caribbean

Branson calls for 'Marshall Plan' to help Caribbean He said he is now coordinating recovery efforts through government agencies, aid organizations and media to help the islands in the region. Bertrand Labilloy, head of the Caisse Centrale de Reassurance (CCR), a French state insurance group which specialises in natural disasters, said hurricanes typically caused around 100-200 million euros ($110-240 million) worth of damage on the French island... [Full Article...]

Cabinet approves additional 1% DA for Central staff

Cabinet approves additional 1% DA for Central staff The dearness allowance was 4 percent, and now it has been increased to 5 percent. "The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for release of additional 1% DA to Central government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners". [Full Article...]

Chakri: 13 dead in van-trailer collision

Chakri: 13 dead in van-trailer collision At least 21 people were killed and several others injured in two separate road accidents in northern and southern part of the country on Tuesday, local media reported. He said the rescue workers and motorway police arrived immediately at the spot following the accident and shifted the dead and injured to a nearby hospital. [Full Article...]

Stalin moves court seeking floor test

Stalin moves court seeking floor test That is why we have been seeking the governor to convene the assembly. "During our meeting with the governor, we told him that we would move the court if no steps were taken to convene the assembly". You (EPS-OPS) claim you have support of party workers, so if you have guts let us face fresh elections. In the 234-member Tamil Nadu Assembly, which has one seat vacant (R K Nagar, represented by ... [Full Article...]

UN-Sicherheitsrat beschließt Sanktionen gegen Nordkorea

UN-Sicherheitsrat beschließt Sanktionen gegen Nordkorea Noch vergangene Woche hatte es geschienen, als würden China und Russland harsche neue Strafmassnahmen gegen Nordkorea ablehnen. Allerdings: Die Sanktionen sind nicht so scharf, wie es sich die USA und die westlichen Länder zunächst gewünscht hatten. [Full Article...]

Syria tribal figures unveil Deir al-Zor council plans

Syria tribal figures unveil Deir al-Zor council plans The eastern province of Deir el-Zour is seen as prize by Kurdish and Arab forces supported by the US -led coalition as well as by Syrian government troops, which are backed by Russian Federation. He said fierce fighting between jihadists and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces was raging around IS-held Al-Shahabat, which lies around seven kilometres (four miles) away from the river. [Full Article...]


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