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Turkey, Iran, Russia agree on Borders of Syria de-Escalation Zones

Turkey, Iran, Russia agree on Borders of Syria de-Escalation Zones The memorandum on the establishment of four de-escalation zones in the war-torn country was signed during the fourth Syrian settlement talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana in May, with Russia , Iran and Turkey acting as the guarantors of the ceasefire. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: As storm arrives in Upstate, how windy will it get?

Hurricane Irma: As storm arrives in Upstate, how windy will it get? Packing winds of 130 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma blasted Florida over the weekend, first making landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm. They need warm water, he said. Phuong says the crews expect to stay busy as Irma passes over the area and in the storm's aftermath. Nearly every mobile home park in the Keys had overturned homes, according to the governor. [Full Article...]

Man arrested after soldier attacked in Paris

Man arrested after soldier attacked in Paris According to a preliminary investigation, the assailant made statements referring to "Allah" and "Daesh" and was quickly seized by the soldier, a police source said. Friday's incident came the day after the government announced changes to the Sentinelle force, with a greater focus on temporary and seasonal events. [Full Article...]

Myanmar: Trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh, 2 children dead

Myanmar: Trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh, 2 children dead On Thursday, a senior lawyer representing India's government told the Supreme Court that "the state considers that Rohingyas are a threat to national security". Okoth-Obbo said he appreciates the Bangladeshi government's efforts to welcome the Rohingya, but called for a "comprehensive response". Earlier in the week, United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said the violence that... [Full Article...]

British man dies in Sri Lanka crocodile attack

British man dies in Sri Lanka crocodile attack Last night the Foreign Office said: "We are assisting the family of a British man who has been reported missing". Mr McClean, aged in his mid-20s, was "a talented, energetic and dedicated young journalist" he said, adding that he had "a great career ahead of him at the FT". [Full Article...]

Lawyers for Anthony Weiner Ask Judge for Leniency Ahead of Sentencing

Lawyers for Anthony Weiner Ask Judge for Leniency Ahead of Sentencing He also agreed not to appeal any prison sentence between 21 and 27 months. The office of Joon Kim, the acting U.S. attorney in Manhattan, said in Weiner's plea agreement that a sentence in the range of 21 to 27 months would be "fair and appropriate". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump visits Florida to see Hurricane Irma devastation

Donald Trump visits Florida to see Hurricane Irma devastation While in Fort Meyers today to survey damage from Hurricane Irma , the President seized the opportunity to endorse Florida Gov. Rick Scott for Senator, who has not formally announced that he will run (but he probably will). Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in Florida a year ago by about 1 percentage point. "The devastation left by Hurricane Irma was far greater, at least in certain lo... [Full Article...]

Blue Whale Challenge: Cuttack girl rubs green chilli in eyes

Blue Whale Challenge: Cuttack girl rubs green chilli in eyes Recently, in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, at least 30 children were found playing the deadly game. The children believed that Blue Whale challenge will help in solving their personal problems. After he sent the details, the student said he received a link of the game with an instruction that the money would be sent to his bank account after he completed all stages of the game. [Full Article...]

Conservative Commentator Speaks at University Amid Heavy Security

Conservative Commentator Speaks at University Amid Heavy Security Busy Bancroft Way was walled off and all parking on it banned. Meanwhile, law student Anthony Jenny said he was going to the speech to hear what Shapiro had to say. A conservative writer came to speak at the University of California at Berkeley on Thursday night. Police took extra precautions because riots erupted in Berkeley back in February when right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos att... [Full Article...]

Police investigating 'incident' after explosion reported on London underground

Police investigating 'incident' after explosion reported on London underground Witnesses told of an "extremely heavy police presence" and "quite a few people injured". The blast appears to have come from a Lidl shopping bag left by the tube carriage door. The District Line has been partially suspended as an investigation takes place. British Transport Police said: "We're aware of an incident at Parsons Green station. [Full Article...]

6 dead at Florida nursing home where Irma knocked out AC

6 dead at Florida nursing home where Irma knocked out AC In general, Florida requires nursing homes to maintain a "safe" temperature of about 80 degrees, in addition to three days' worth of backup power and emergency supplies. Emergency dispatchers received a 911 call from the facility at 4 a.m. on Wednesday, according to a Hollywood Police Department spokesperson. Power outages also remain an issue in the Jacksonville area. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Jose, expected to restrengthen

Tropical Storm Jose, expected to restrengthen The forecast track from the National Hurricane Center brings the center closer to the east coast, then takes the storm between the United States and Bermuda. This track follows the consensus of most computer models. “It is forecast to become a hurricane again by Friday afternoon and only clip our 400 nautical mile radius as it moves northwards midway between Bermuda and the U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump heads to Florida to survey damage from Hurricane Irma

Trump heads to Florida to survey damage from Hurricane Irma Cleanup for the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge after Hurricane Irma was much easier for after the Island of Sanibel as a whole was spared. As to where the President would visit, Sanders told reporters at the daily White House briefing that those specifics weren't finalized as yet. On 29 August Melania wore heels to travel to Texas and see the damage caused by Hurricane Harve... [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon declares war on Republican leaders, faults Comey's firing

Steve Bannon declares war on Republican leaders, faults Comey's firing McMaster. Susan Farkas, a former senior producer for broadcast standards at NBC, and now a journalism professor at the City University of NY, said there are many reasons why color saturation might be used in an interview , but making someone look bad isn't one of them. [Full Article...]

Myanmar army violence against Rohingya 'unacceptable': Tillerson

Myanmar army violence against Rohingya 'unacceptable': Tillerson But Tillerson and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who were addressing reporters at a joint press conference in London, stopped short of criticizing Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, or the government she oversees. Meanwhile, Amnesty International and border officials in Bangladesh say the Myanmar military has planted landmines on the path of the fleeing Muslims, causing many of ... [Full Article...]

Trending Stock Alert: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

Trending Stock Alert: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) It is down 14.05% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Marathon Oil Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 27 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 4.32% of shares outstanding. [Full Article...]

Power to 270000 Georgia Power customers restored following Hurricane Irma

Power to 270000 Georgia Power customers restored following Hurricane Irma That's about 1.4 million homes and businesses without power, About half of the homes in the tri-county area. FPL is restoring power according to its detailed plan, restoring it first to its infrastructure and to critical services, such as hospitals, police and emergency operations, and next to large commercial areas. [Full Article...]

China appeals for response to its proposals on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue

China appeals for response to its proposals on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue The Council had already transposed on 10 August the additional listings imposed by the UN Security Council resolution, adding 9 persons and 4 entities that support these illicit programs to the lists of those subject to an asset freeze and travel restrictions. [Full Article...]

Indian-origin Psychiatrist Stabbed to Death by Patient in United States

Indian-origin Psychiatrist Stabbed to Death by Patient in United States Dutt, who was later located in a parking spot with blood on him, has been arrested. The assailant, identified as Umar Rashid Dutt, was nabbed at the Wichita Country Club some time later, still wearing his blood stained clothes. The doctor tried to escape the assault but Dutt is said to have stabbed him multiple times. He had been practicing in East Wichita since 1989, and was running the Holisti... [Full Article...]

Two Gary charter schools included in DeVos' visits Friday

Two Gary charter schools included in DeVos' visits Friday Chalkbeat is a nonprofit news site covering educational change in public schools. Students at Kansas City Academy have chose to embrace the visit - and they hope DeVos can embrace what they're about to show her. "DeVos' proposal strips the protections away and leaves the students who are victims of sexual assault with nowhere to turn", said state Rep. And they're being digitized so she'll have ... [Full Article...]


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