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Jose set to batter East Coast with heavy rain, coastal flooding

Jose set to batter East Coast with heavy rain, coastal flooding As if the Caribbean islands haven't had enough wind and rain from Hurricane Irma , there's a new storm about to batter the region. Its first landfall is expected in the Leeward Islands late tonight as a category 3 hurricane . The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Maria had maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour late Monday. At 11 a.m. ET, it was headed toward the islands at ... [Full Article...]

History: First US Air Force base in Israel

History: First US Air Force base in Israel Zvika Haimovich, the IDF's head of Air Defense, said in a statement. "This is a message that says that Israel is better prepared", - said the commander of the missile defense of Israel Zvi Haimovich. soldiers in the country. The Iron Dome has also been deployed against threats along the northern border. According to the IDF, the base will provide space for the Israeli Air Force and American ... [Full Article...]

PM Abbasi reaches NY, will address UNGA session on Thursday

PM Abbasi reaches NY, will address UNGA session on Thursday But all eyes are on on his Sept 21 meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence. India's Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin last week said Pakistan's decision to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN, which has not been discussed at the world body for decades, is like "Miyan ki daud masjid tak", referring to a popular Urdu proverb meaning some people think within a limited focus and are... [Full Article...]

Maria expected to spare T&D Region

Maria expected to spare T&D Region Maria grew into a Category 5 hurricane on Monday, threatening islands in the Caribbean . A hurricane warning is in effect for several islands in the Caribbean , including Guadeloupe , Dominica , St. Forecasters expect that course to hold steady over the next three days, after which they say Maria should encounter a "weakness in the ridge" that will let the storm take a northern turn. [Full Article...]

Pelosi says she understands, respects protesters

Pelosi says she understands, respects protesters She was scheduled to appear Monday afternoon in Sacramento for a similar event. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tries to talk as protesters demonstrate during a news conference on the DREAM act on September 18 in San Francisco. [Full Article...]

Jet fuel rationing at Auckland to last nearly two weeks

Jet fuel rationing at Auckland to last nearly two weeks The fuel shortage resulted in the cancellation of approximately 27 domestic and worldwide flights over the weekend, said Auckland Airport. Jet fuel rationing at Auckland airport is set to stretch out for up to two weeks as replacement of a damaged fuel pipeline continues. [Full Article...]

Mattis: No need yet to shoot down N. Korean missiles

Mattis: No need yet to shoot down N. Korean missiles US nuclear weapons were withdrawn from the Korean peninsula in the early 1990s at the close of the Cold War. He said military options should "unequivocally" be taken off the table, as the U.S. Military analysts believe that if the United States made a pre-emptive strike on the North Korea, first of all first strike would be unlikely to eliminate all of North Korea's conventional and nuclear weap... [Full Article...]

BART cameras capture alleged note-passing thief

BART cameras capture alleged note-passing thief She told the Chronicle she mouthed "help me" to a man standing near her, but she realized she'd have to think of something else when he walked off the train. In those images, she wears a dark-colored short-sleeve shirt, bluejeans and sunglasses, and has a small metal suitcase rack. Ms Dragland said she doubted the threat was real, but since she had credit cards and identification on her, and h... [Full Article...]

Spicer regrets berating reporters over inauguration crowd size

During the almost six months Spicer acted as Trump's mouthpiece, he spent an inordinate amount of time defending the assertion that the Obama Administration wiretapped Trump; and lied multiple times to the press about trivial embarrassments like inauguration crowd sizes, as well as more existential issues, such as whether the term "ban" actually means the definition of "ban". [Full Article...]

Russian military officer who prevented a nuclear war with the USA dies

Russian military officer who prevented a nuclear war with the USA dies President Ronald Reagan had rejected calls for freezing the arms race, declaring the Soviet Union an "evil empire". The episode led the USA and the Soviets to exchange warnings and threats. "All my subordinates were confused, so I started shouting orders at them to avoid panic", he said. "I had a amusing feeling in my gut", he once told the Washington Post . [Full Article...]

Sanctions will spur nuclear plans: NKorea

Sanctions will spur nuclear plans: NKorea Trump is scheduled to join Moon and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a working lunch Thursday here in NY on the sidelines of the United Nations meetings to discuss North Korea, White House aides said. North Korea said on Saturday it aimed to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the United States. Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the UN, said on Sunday the UN Security ... [Full Article...]

Call of Duty: WW2's new story trailer reiterates that war is hell

Call of Duty: WW2's new story trailer reiterates that war is hell There's still much we don't know about the Zombies mode in Call of Duty: WW2 , so hopefully that's next on Sledgehammer's docket. The latest trailer released for the game just today gives additional details on the narrative, which follows Private Ronald "Red" Daniels, who's just experienced his first brush with combat on D-Day. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation bombed location in Syria where United States troops were present

Russian Federation bombed location in Syria where United States troops were present Coalition forces have been battling the Islamic State, also known as ISIL, ISIS and Daesh, from the east side of the Euphrates , while allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, which includes Russian Federation, fight the terrorist group from the west side of the river. [Full Article...]

Maria an 'extremely dangerous' Category Four hurricane - USA forecaster

Maria an 'extremely dangerous' Category Four hurricane - USA forecaster At 5 p.m., Hurricane Maria was located about 140 miles east northeast of Barbados and about 275 miles east southeast of Dominica. The storm's hurricane-force winds extended about 25 miles (35 kilometers) from the eye, and tropical storm-force winds as far as 125 miles (205 kilometers). [Full Article...]

Korea nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully

Korea nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully Dastis, who is in NY to participate in the UN General Assembly, said that the decision was taken after "repeatedly warning the ambassador and (North) Korean authorities". North Korea is expected to be a main talking point at the UN General Assembly in NY this week. China has recently supported sanctions against North Korea, but has yet to levy punishments against the country. [Full Article...]

More sanctions will accelerate nuclear programme - North Korean leader

More sanctions will accelerate nuclear programme - North Korean leader The foreign ministry said via the country's official news agency KCNA: "The increased moves of the U.S. and its vassal forces to impose sanctions and pressure on the DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] will only increase our pace towards the ultimate completion of the state nuclear force". [Full Article...]

Trump at the UN

Trump at the UN And Trump isn't the only one to have fueled the fire to a tense relationship. Because of the USA fiscal year, it never pays its United Nations dues until the fall - and some in the world body are anxious that Trump could still decide to cut payments. [Full Article...]

U2, Ed Sheeran Cancel St. Louis Concerts After Protests Over Police Acquittal

U2, Ed Sheeran Cancel St. Louis Concerts After Protests Over Police Acquittal A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators marched quietly Monday morning in the American city of Saint Louis, Missouri. Some protesters held signs that read " Black Lives Matter " and "No more racist killer cops". Stockley then approached Smith's vehicle and opened fire with his service weapon, court documents said . On Friday, Judge Timothy Wilson acquitted Stockley , concluding there was no ... [Full Article...]

Gov. Scott to Tour Hurricane, Flood Damage

Gov. Scott to Tour Hurricane, Flood Damage The Lower Keys and Key West will open at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday. In three days since Hurricane Irma , more than 30,000 restoration personnel have been working across Florida, making it the largest single-state power restoration in history, according to a release from the Governor's office. [Full Article...]

Telangana women burns 'poor quality' sarees gifted K Chandrasekhar Rao's govt

Telangana women burns 'poor quality' sarees gifted K Chandrasekhar Rao's govt As leaders of the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) started distributing the sarees, trouble erupted in some towns. "KCR should not have taken up the scheme at all, rather than insulting us with the poor quality of sarees". "Each saree is supposed to cost around Rs 200 as per the government announcement, but what was distributed to them was a saree worth not even Rs 50", Telugu Desam Party leg... [Full Article...]


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