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President Trump to travel to Florida to survey damage from Hurricane Irma

President Trump to travel to Florida to survey damage from Hurricane Irma Trump returned to Texas and stopped in Louisiana on September 2 where he visited a shelter and spoke with some of those affected by Hurricane Harvey. The first lady also disclosed through a tweet that she is taking off with the President to visit Florida. [Full Article...]

US House votes to block sales of commercial aircraft to Iran

US House votes to block sales of commercial aircraft to Iran Iran's vice president and head of its nuclear agency, Ali Akbar Salehi, told the German daily Der Spiegel last week that if Trump walks away from the deal, his country will uphold it with the other P5+1 countries. "But it seems that European countries, like France and Germany, would not allow the United States to breach the deal", he concluded. Their party line is that the deal is the best possi... [Full Article...]

Only one in 50 social housing tower blocks has sprinkler system

Only one in 50 social housing tower blocks has sprinkler system It questioned 56 local authorities and housing associations and received responses relating to about half of the UK's estimated 4,000 tower blocks. Dany Cotton told the BBC: 'I think Grenfell should be a turning point. "We will consider this issue in light of the recommendations of this review and the findings of the Public Inquiry". Kensington and Chelsea Council said they could not comment o... [Full Article...]

SC adjourns Panama papers case review petitions till Friday

SC adjourns Panama papers case review petitions till Friday The Supreme Court (SC) observed, on Thursday, that deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif did not submit any documentary evidence in the apex court to substantiate his "oral" claim of not using any salary from his son's UAE-based company Capital FZE. [Full Article...]

North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test Literally Moved Mountains

North Korea's announcement came just hours after a large natural disaster was detected near the country's only known nuclear test site in the mountainous region of North Hamgyong province. It estimated the explosive yield from the sixth test at 250 kilotons, which is much larger than an initial estimate of 70 kilotons by the Japanese Defense Ministry. [Full Article...]

Dozens killed in twin gun and bomb terror attacks in Iraq

Dozens killed in twin gun and bomb terror attacks in Iraq The first attack struck close to a restaurant while shortly afterward a auto bomb targeted a security checkpoint in the same area, officials said. The province's Governor, Yahya al-Nassiri, said that initially, the militants opened fire at the checkpoint and the restaurant located on the highway that links Baghdad with other provinces. [Full Article...]

Mysterious sea monster found in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Mysterious sea monster found in wake of Hurricane Harvey After high winds and heavy rains brought by Hurricane Harvey , a mysterious sea creature with fangs and no face washed up on the shoreline in southwest Texas - giving the Internet a challenging task: to identify it. "When I saw the mouth I thought no way was it a lamprey". As the post took Twitter by storm, it eventually reached Dr. Kenneth Tighe of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natura... [Full Article...]

Washington state high school student killed after he tried to stop gunman

Washington state high school student killed after he tried to stop gunman Some media reports include the identities of the students, but they have not been released by law enforcement at last report. The wounded victims were expected to survive, officials said. Specialists are reacting to reports of a shooting at a secondary school south of Spokane, Washington . State Superintendent Chris Reykdal says he has contacted the district and is offering any help. [Full Article...]

Juncker urges European Union to take advantage of Brexit

Juncker urges European Union to take advantage of Brexit Mr Rees-Mogg, who has recently been tipped as a favourite to replace Mrs May, hit out at the Brussels boss for failing to grasp the reasons behind Britain's decision to leave. The Commission is proposing new tools, including a European Cybersecurity Agency, to help defend the member states. Euroskeptics responded critically to the commission president's speech. [Full Article...]

3 dead, 4 injured inside home with generator

3 dead, 4 injured inside home with generator The friend, who along with the people in the house have not been named, and a Daytona Beach police officer pulled the three from the home. The first deputy to arrive at the home was immediately overwhelmed by fumes, the Sheriff's Office said. [Full Article...]

Amarnath yatra attack mastermind Abu Ismail among two terrorists killed in J&K

Amarnath yatra attack mastermind Abu Ismail among two terrorists killed in J&K One of his accomplices has also been killed in the encounter. After the attack, Director General of Central Reserve Police Force Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar was quoted by ANI as saying, "This is a huge achievement. He tweeted, "Main accused of Amarnath yatra attack Abu Ismail & his associate Abu Kasim eliminated today in Nowgam". Mobile Internet services in Srinagar have been blocked following ... [Full Article...]

Record number of terrorism arrests made in United Kingdom in past year

Record number of terrorism arrests made in United Kingdom in past year The total figure included 12 arrests linked to the Westminster attack in March, 23 arrests connected with the Manchester Arena bombing in May, 21 arrests following the London Bridge attack in June, and one arrest in relation to the Finsbury Park van attack soon after. [Full Article...]

Duterte Can't End A Human Rights Campaign, So Allies Killed Its Budget

Duterte Can't End A Human Rights Campaign, So Allies Killed Its Budget Why should you get budget from the government and yet you are not doing your job?" "[It] has this very symbolic and very important agency that is tasked with protecting the civil and vocal rights of Filipinos, to ensure that the types of grotesque abuses that occurred under the Marcos' don't repeat", he said. [Full Article...]

World's oldest panda dies in China

World's oldest panda dies in China Caretakers in the eastern city of Fuzhou said Basi was suffering from a number of ailments, including liver and kidney problems, when she died Wednesday. The Chinese people deemed the female panda a celebrity and resembled Panpan who became the mascot of the Beijing Asian Games in 1990. In 1987, she was sent to San Diego Zoo and attracted around 2.5 million visitors during her stay. [Full Article...]

Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea

Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea NATO has joined world powers' diplomatic efforts to stop North Korea's missile programme but it can not yet rely on its US -built shield to defend Europe, experts and diplomats said . Trump has vowed not to allow North Korea to possess a nuclear missile capable of hitting the United States. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says more launchers were added to a contentious high-tech missile de... [Full Article...]

USA sued over border searches of phones and computers

USA sued over border searches of phones and computers The government has vociferously defended its searches as critical to protecting the homeland. Those searches are unconstitutional without a warrant based on probable cause, they argue . DHS could not be immediately reached for comment. But the government has previously emphasized that such searches are exceedingly rare. Even so, Maher wrote, the searches affect less than one-hundredth of 1 percen... [Full Article...]

New Jane Austen £10 banknote enters circulation

New Jane Austen £10 banknote enters circulation While the new note will be in circulation from today, the old £10 won't disappear until Spring 2018. It features a raft of security innovations and is the first Bank of England note with a tactile feature to help the blind and partially-sighted. [Full Article...]

Two men accused of trying to steal power pole following Irma

Two men accused of trying to steal power pole following Irma A police report obtained by the Associated Press said an officer noticed a light pole missing from an area on top of a bridge. The officer asked the men inside where the pole came from, and the driver said he was moving the pole because it was lying on the ground near the road. [Full Article...]

McLaren Ditches Honda For Renault Power

McLaren Ditches Honda For Renault Power Or so say reports that McLaren is going to divorce Honda after a hard three year marriage. And it seems like exactly that might happen at the Singapore Grand Prix. Honda's malaise was deepened in July when Sauber reneged on a deal to take their power units from 2018, instead striking a fresh agreement with Ferrari . [Full Article...]

Tale of the Ticker: Scs Group Plc (SCS.L) Moves on Volume

Tale of the Ticker: Scs Group Plc (SCS.L) Moves on Volume The Firm operates through the retail of homewares in the United Kingdom segment. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.52 and is expected to be $1.85 for the current year with 2,532,000,000 shares outstanding. The stock of Hurricane Energy PLC (LON:HUR) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 19 by Cantor Fitzgerald. EasyJet plc is a United Kingdom-based low-priced airline carrier. [Full Article...]


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