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Global Qatar's praise for Iran turns Arab League summit into shouting match
Author: 0 Qatar's praise for Iran turns Arab League summit into shouting match

Qatar's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan Bin Saad Al-Muraikhi triggered the provocation by justifying his country's relations with Iran, saying it is a "decent country'". It has also allowed Qatar's national carrier to use its airspace. Saudi Arabia hit back through the voice its Arab League envoy, Ahmed al-Qattan, who said "Congratulations to Iran and soon, God willing, you will regret it", MEMO reports .

Global Allies have gone insane over Turkey's S-400 deal
Author: 0 Allies have gone insane over Turkey's S-400 deal

A S-400 Triumf launch vehicle. "They went insane because we made the S-400 agreement. Wait for you? We are taking security measures and will continue to do so", Erdogan said Wednesday while in Ankara, according to state-owned Anadolu Agency .

Author: 0 North Korea resuming work at nuke test site

North Korea's tests have inched the country closer to producing nuclear-tipped weapons that could one day reach the American mainland. In a statement, North Korea responded by calling the actions "state terrorism" and that the "chief culprit" involved in "cooking up the "sanctions resolution", be beaten to death with a stick fit for a rabid dog ".

Global Hurricane Jose hangs on in the Atlantic
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose hangs on in the Atlantic

At 5 a.m. AST/EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located near 26.1 degrees north latitude and 66.0 degrees west longitude. The storm is now 655 miles northwest of Puerto Rico moving east at 6 mph, and is expected to loop to the southeast and southwest before it heads northwest by Friday.

Global Trump tries wooing Democrats over tax-reform bill
Author: 0 Trump tries wooing Democrats over tax-reform bill

The meeting touched on a number of topics, but its focus was on tax reform, where the president "strongly stressed" his interest in getting a pro-growth tax reform package done "as quickly as possible", according to attendee Pat Toomey , R-Pa.

Global Over 15000 people evacuated as bomb threats sweep Moscow
Author: 0 Over 15000 people evacuated as bomb threats sweep Moscow

People were evacuated from shopping centers, train stations and a university in Moscow. Some 500 people were evacuated from the Kazanskiy and Leningradskiy stations. Many were city halls, schools and other official buildings, according to local news reports. The Interior Ministry and Security Council declined to comment.

Global Dead, Others Injured in Washington High School Shooting
Author: 0 Dead, Others Injured in Washington High School Shooting

Their injuries are not known. Officials said that a suspect was taken into custody after killing one student. The school is located in Rockford, a town of about 500 people located a few miles south of Spokane, WA. You never think about something happening like this at a small school". One pupil posted a photo of terrified teens taking shelter in a classroom as the gunman rampaged through her school.

Global Family of 3 Die After Falling Into Italian Volcano
Author: 0 Family of 3 Die After Falling Into Italian Volcano

Three family members visiting a steamy volcanic field near Naples have died after an 11-year-old boy entered an off-limits area and his parents followed to try to rescue him. They have determined that the fields have risen by about 12in over a decade. 'I was at the Solfatara for work, along with other visitors we realised that something had happened and we approached the crater.

Global Up next: Hurricane Jose and where it's headed
Author: 0 Up next: Hurricane Jose and where it's headed

Hurricane Irma pummeled Florida Sunday and Monday, causing damage in nearly every part of the state. While it may be uncomfortably close to the Carolinas at times, almost all computer models indicate that the storm will stay well off the coast.

Global Active shooter situation reported at New Hampshire hospital
Author: 0 Active shooter situation reported at New Hampshire hospital

The Lebanon Department of Public Safety confirmed that someone was taken into custody shortly before 3 p.m. following reports of an active shooter at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Although law enforcement officials have not confirmed whether the auto was connected to the incident, Rhode Island State Police confirmed to WJAR the SUV belongs to the suspect after authorities contacted them regarding the vehicle's Rhode Island license plates.

Global Lara & Eric Trump Welcome Baby Boy
Author: 0 Lara & Eric Trump Welcome Baby Boy

Congratulations to the parents, and let us be the first to say that little Luke is our new favorite Trump. The baby is the first child of the couple. Eric is the third-oldest of Trump's five children. "Welcome to the world, baby boy", she said. The last several weeks of President Donald Trump's presidency haven't been easy. Aunt Ivanka Trump tweeted a welcome message to her nephew.

Global RIT now among the top 100 universities in the nation
Author: 0 RIT now among the top 100 universities in the nation

McDaniel College was named among the top liberal arts colleges in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report "2018 Best Colleges" rankings . The University was again ranked No. "The U.S. News & World Report rankings represent and validate the outstanding performance and achievements of OBU's marvelous faculty, staff and students", President David Whitlock said .

Global Lady Gaga reveals why she and Taylor Kinney ended their engagement
Author: 0 Lady Gaga reveals why she and Taylor Kinney ended their engagement

Gaga's upcoming documentary is due for release on 22 September, and will follow her journey creating her 2016 album Joanne , after receiving mixed reviews for Artpop (2013). I did a movie and lose Taylor. "Telling me you think I'm a piece of s-t through the media?" The film opens with Gaga having just turned 30, reflecting on break-ups, a squabble with singer Madonna and how to redefine herself.

Global Google Appeals £2.2bn EU Antitrust Fine For Search Abuse
Author: 0 Google Appeals £2.2bn EU Antitrust Fine For Search Abuse

Google had initially said that they "respectfully" disagrees with the legal argument. The EU had earlier slammed Google in June with a fine of 2.4-billion euro for illegally favoring its shopping centers in the search results. Last week, the EU's highest court backed Intel Corp.'s appeal of a €1.06 billion antitrust fine from 2009, seen as dealing a blow to the antitrust regulator.

Global Pope Francis left bloodied and black-eyed after Popemobile incident
Author: 0 Pope Francis left bloodied and black-eyed after Popemobile incident

Returning from a trip to Colombia , where he urged people there to overcome divisions after the government reached a peace deal with leftist rebels, Pope Francis strongly criticized climate change deniers. In the end, they are the ones who will determine whether Colombia truly has peace after 52 years of civil war. Pope Francis said he had heard of Trump's decision, but had not had time to study the details of the issue.

Global Tutu urges Suu Kyi to act on Rohingya crisis
Author: 0 Tutu urges Suu Kyi to act on Rohingya crisis

There were no violations of human rights. History is full of empowered female figures who have stood up to tyrants and oppressive systems and won despite living in extremely patriarchal times. After an extended silence on the Rohingya issue, past year Suu Kyi finally formed a commission headed by former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan.

Global Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring
Author: 0 Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring

Information Solutions Joseph Loughran, and Rodolfo Ploder, president of workforce solutions, sold nearly $1.8 million worth of stock just after Equifax discovered the hack. The attack was discovered to have run from mid-May until 29 July. This isn't the biggest data breach in history. Around 8 million New Yorkers are believed to be victims.

Global Mexican Quake Death Toll Rises to 60
Author: 0 Mexican Quake Death Toll Rises to 60

Tsunami Warning System said that hazardous tsunami waves were possible on the Pacific Coasts of Guatemala , El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama and Honduras, within three hours. Mexico's National Seismological Service says believes the quake could have killed about 400 people. Nieto said the quake was the strongest Mexico had experienced in a century, and was felt by 50 million of the country's 120 million citizens.

Global Clayton County Public Schools closed Monday as Irma approaches
Author: 0 Clayton County Public Schools closed Monday as Irma approaches

The safety of our students and staff is our highest priority, and every decision is made with this in mind. The school district also advised everyone to make plans and complete preparations early. Scott said. Students, faculty and staff should monitor alerts.fsu.edu for official FSU updates and emergency information and instructions. Florida State University has also canceled its Saturday football game against Louisiana-Monroe.

Global Bahamians terrified as Hurricane Irma 'sucks away' miles of ocean
Author: 0 Bahamians terrified as Hurricane Irma 'sucks away' miles of ocean

Angela Fritz, deputy weather editor of the Washington Post noted that extremely powerful hurricanes, such as Irma can change the shape of the ocean for a period of time . She called it the hurricane "bulge" - where water is drawn into the centre of the storm and the shape of the ocean is changed. Fortunately, Fritz explained the phenomenon isn't a sign of a tsunami, which pull water from the shore before crashing back into it.

Global US calls for UN Security Council vote on North Korea on Monday
Author: 0 US calls for UN Security Council vote on North Korea on Monday

In a separate phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin also on Monday, Moon said the U.N. Security Council should seek ways to sever North Korea's foreign currency income, including from its workers employed overseas and oil shipments, according to the South Korean statement.

Global Irma moves over Florida Keys and locally another sunny day
Author: 0 Irma moves over Florida Keys and locally another sunny day

Lows 44-50. Light wind. We're in the middle of a many-day stretch of wonderful weather, but so far the best stuff has come during the workweek. Florida will be greatly impacted, so if you have friends or relatives in Florida, make sure they are prepared.

Global Hillary Clinton says she struggled after election loss, but yoga, wine helped
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton says she struggled after election loss, but yoga, wine helped

In her first television interview, with CBS News' "Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley , the former Democratic presidential nominee recalled that after her bruising defeat to Trump, she "had a big decision to make". "The forces that were at work in 2016 were unlike anything that I've ever seen or read about", she said. She said she "had not drafted a concession speech".

Global South Korea braces for possible new missile test
Author: 0 South Korea braces for possible new missile test

Seoul has hardened its stance against Pyongyang after its torrent of arms tests, the latest on Sunday being a detonation of what North Korea said was a thermonuclear weapon built for missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland. North Korea has previously marked key dates with displays of military power, but now its tests appear to be driven by the need to improve missile capabilities.

Global DHS Taps 4 Companies to Develop Concrete Border Wall Prototypes
Author: 0 DHS Taps 4 Companies to Develop Concrete Border Wall Prototypes

Caddell and Yates & Sons also won separate contracts to build concrete prototypes, the agency announced last week. The agency said that the " other materials " border wall prototypes will serve two important purposes. That suit challenges the constitutionality of Homeland Security's ability to waive environmental rules along the border to speed the project. "We want whatever jobs here along the border that we can get, and set aside our personal beliefs to support our employees", Anderson ...

Global Pope embraces Colombia victims, ex-fighters in peace bid
Author: 0 Pope embraces Colombia victims, ex-fighters in peace bid

It entailed bringing victims and rebel fighters together in front of a mutilated Christ statue that was rescued after a rebel mortar attack. The visit of the first Latin American pope is due to the signing of the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the former FARC guerrillas: it was foreseen that the maximum authority of the Catholic Church would seal the occasion of the implementation of the agreement in Colombia with a papal visit.

Global Amit Shah set to hold social media town hall
Author: 0 Amit Shah set to hold social media town hall

Shah also pointed out how the Modi government has changed the way people regard GDP. "In a federal system, the Central government provides funds to states and this is nothing new", Sahoo said adding the Centre is not giving donation. He mentioned electricity penetration, building new toilets and providing a LPG connections to the poor as among the initiatives in this direction. "But it did not have the courage to face the challenge", the state BJP unit vice president Prithviraj tried to ...

Global Dutch seek to restore security amid looting on St Martin
Author: 0 Dutch seek to restore security amid looting on St Martin

The French part of the island was "95% destroyed" and a number of fatalities have been reported. Most communications with the outside world are being conducted via the military, he said, adding that there was "no clarity" on victims. Bertrand Labilloy, head of the Caisse Centrale de Reassurance (CCR) which specialises in natural disasters, said hurricanes typically caused around 100-200 million euros worth of damage on the French islands.

Global Archbishop Desmond Tutu has refused
Author: 0 Archbishop Desmond Tutu has refused "to remain silent" on San Suu Kyi

The military has started its brutal operation, which has led to more than 2,50,000 people fleeing to the neighbouring country of Bangladesh. Vivian Tan, a spokesman for the agency, said: 'The numbers are so alarming'. AFP/Getty Images A decapitated Buddhist statue, allegedly committed by a militant group as communal violence between Buddhists and Muslims spike in the region, is seen in the southern Maungdaw area of Myanmar's Rakhine state on September 4, 2017.

Global Washington couple married 75 years named Harvey and Irma
Author: 0 Washington couple married 75 years named Harvey and Irma

But while this naming fluke may seem coincidental, there's a method to the madness. A satellite geocolor image of Hurricane Irma as it approached Puerto Rico on September 6. The couple celebrated their 75th anniversary in March, an event that was marked by an article in the Spokesman-Review of Spokane . Both had grown up in big families and it seemed natural to begin to take in groups of foster children, many of them physically or mentally disabled.

Global Clean Energy | St. Lucie Nuclear Plant
Author: 0 Clean Energy | St. Lucie Nuclear Plant

While thousands of people are trying to flee Florida before Hurricane Irma hits, a Minnesota-based power company is sending crews into the state. FPL's Lake City pre-storm preparations set to go. The electric utility can see whether a house or business is out of power even in the field via iPads, which utility restoration workers will be using in their work.

Global In hurricane zone, man gives up the last generator
Author: 0 In hurricane zone, man gives up the last generator

Thursday. Brekke , whose father uses oxygen therapy and relies on electricity to run his machine, was next in line for a generator when she watched workers load the final unit onto the cart of the customer in front of her, sending her into a sudden panic.

Global Delta pilots race Hurricane Irma to Puerto Rico -and win
Author: 0 Delta pilots race Hurricane Irma to Puerto Rico -and win

Joshua is also a pastor, and said after he saw the destruction Hurricane Harvey had on Texas, concern quickly grew for their loved ones in Irma's path. Carlos Cobian, entrepreneur and founder of special events consulting firm Cobian Media in San Juan, was more optimistic, confident that the federal emergency declaration that Puerto Rico Gov.

Global Phoenix firefighters sent to Georgia to help with Hurricane Irma aftermath
Author: 0 Phoenix firefighters sent to Georgia to help with Hurricane Irma aftermath

Hurricane Irma is persisting as a "potentially catastrophic" Category 5 storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center. "You see the people lining up to pick up stuff from you cry because they're in need", Nelson said. FEMA can request a few different levels of service from the team-for Irma, it's a "Type One", which means 80 people deploy.

Global Trump on North Korea: 'Military Action Would Certainly Be an Option'
Author: 0 Trump on North Korea: 'Military Action Would Certainly Be an Option'

North Korea is already under highly restrictive sanctions imposed by the United Nations that were meant to force the leadership to curtail its weapons programmes. Trump and Xi "committed to strengthen coordination and take further action with the goal of achieving the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", according to a readout of the phone call issued by the White House.

Global Gov. Henry McMaster: decision on coastal evacuations to be made Friday
Author: 0 Gov. Henry McMaster: decision on coastal evacuations to be made Friday

The remnants of the deadly hurricane are now projected to sweep into Alabama and Georgia by Monday morning, bringing strong winds and rain. Some S.C. Sunday. Major coastal flooding is possible, threatening to cut off many coastal areas, including routes to and from barrier islands. McMaster ordered 143 health care facilities along South Carolina's coast to evacuate their patients.

Global EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to meet MSPs
Author: 0 EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to meet MSPs

He said that the falling value of sterling due to the uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations is likely to drive cross-border shopping and has already seen a fall in the number of British tourists visiting Ireland . The comments from Michel Barnier highlighted the gulf with the United Kingdom on the sensitive issue of the 500km Border, which is crossed by 30,000 people each day.

Global UN Aims to Sanction North Korea with Oil and Asset Freeze
Author: 0 UN Aims to Sanction North Korea with Oil and Asset Freeze

United Nations diplomats said the latest US proposals would be the toughest ever imposed on North Korea in punishment for its sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on September 3. The diplomats expressed optimism for the US-backed measure, despite Russian Federation and China's reticence. Moreover, South Korea Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said that North Korean leader is likely to launch another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) "on September 9".

Global 2 dead, damage in Mexico after Hurricane Katia strikes
Author: 0 2 dead, damage in Mexico after Hurricane Katia strikes

At 8 a.m. ET Saturday, Katia had maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. A tropical storm warning is in effect for north of Cabo Rojo to Rio Panuco and south of Laguna Verde to Puerto Veracruz, the NHC stated. Forecasters expect the hurricane to weaken quickly over the next 24 hours. Katia is the 11th named storm this Atlantic hurricane season and follows Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Jose .

Global Hillary Clinton set for first post-election TV interview
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton set for first post-election TV interview

It is a book that puts the blame on others, but not herself. And she singles out James Comey - a "rash Federal Bureau of Investigation director" - for direct and lashing criticism. The dialogue in this movie scene is amusing because Harland Williams' drifter, who proposes to tell people they can get rock-hard abs in seven minutes, suddenly becomes outraged at the idea that one could do it in six.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Says he Believes US Willing to Defuse Korea Tensions

The American President has not yet responded to Putin's comments. Seoul's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that four launchers and construction equipment will be moved to the former golf course where the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system has been set up.

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