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Hurricane Helene has Britain in its sights
- September 14, 2018

Helene is now 2,065km south-southwest of the Azores in the Atlantic and Met Éireann said the storm would approach the south coast by Tuesday. However, it has put out a yellow "be aware" warning which extends across much of Dumfries and Galloway. (more...)
Uncle: Man killed by officer aspired to St. Lucia leadership Uncle: Man killed by officer aspired to St. Lucia leadership
- September 14, 2018

Some also spoke about the shocking way Jean, who was black, died - fatally shot on September 6 by the white officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own. The front door of apartment 1378, directly below Botham Jean's apartment and identified by neighbors as Amber Guyger's front door. Guyger drew her firearm, "gave verbal commands that were ignored by (Jean)", and then she fired two shots. (more...)
Mueller And Manafort Reach 'Tentative' Plea Deal To Avert Second Trial Mueller And Manafort Reach 'Tentative' Plea Deal To Avert Second Trial
- September 14, 2018

The feds were expected to announce the agreement in court Friday, but it remained uncertain whether the worldwide man of intrigue had agreed to cooperate with prosecutors in the Russian Federation probe. Prosecutors said he evaded taxes on $16 million laundered through shell companies overseas. In the Virginia trial, prosecutors said Manafort hid from US tax authorities $16 million he earned as a political consultant in Ukraine to fund an opulent lifestyle that included purchasing ... (more...)
Eric Trump: Woodward wrote book to 'make three extra shekels' Eric Trump: Woodward wrote book to 'make three extra shekels'
- September 14, 2018

However, in the process, Eric Trump used some questionable terms live on the air. Eric Trump , the son President Trump , told Fox News on Wednesday that journalist Bob Woodward wrote a new and highly critical book about his father's administration in order to make "shekels". (more...)
Nawaz Sharif's Wife Kulsoom Nawaz's Body Reaches Lahore, Funeral Tonight Nawaz Sharif's Wife Kulsoom Nawaz's Body Reaches Lahore, Funeral Tonight
- September 14, 2018

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan had ordered to facilitate the Sharif family regarding the bringing back the body of Kulsoom and matters related to their parole. Speaking to media, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Javed Mirza said Nawaz was dejected over losing his partner of 47 years. Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will reportedly be laid to rest at Jati Umrah. (more...)
Pope meets with leaders of besieged US Catholic Church Pope meets with leaders of besieged US Catholic Church
- September 14, 2018

Pope Francis is set to meet at the Vatican with top church officials from the USA on Thursday about sexual abuse and cover-up accusations. Francis appointed Baltimore Bishop William Lori to take over Bransfield's diocese in West Virginia temporarily. (more...)
NY Times: Chinese Might Face Human Rights Sanctions NY Times: Chinese Might Face Human Rights Sanctions
- September 14, 2018

In the report , HRW documents the increasing government control over the 13 million Muslims living in Xinjiang. Asked whether or not the U.S. was considering economic sanctions against Chinese officials accused of overseeing the policies, Nauert acknowledged the State Department had received a letter from members of Congress on the issue, but declined to discuss details of any potential government action. (more...)
Cruise Ships Scurry to Bahamas to Avoid Hurricane Florence Cruise Ships Scurry to Bahamas to Avoid Hurricane Florence
- September 14, 2018

In all, the changes are affecting the cruises of more than 15,000 vacationers. Instead of going to Bermuda, the New York-based Norwegian Escape's September 9 cruise headed south to Florida and the Bahamas and is visiting Port Canaveral, Great Stirrup Cay and Nassau. (more...)
Mexico analyzing US proposal on deportation funding Mexico analyzing US proposal on deportation funding
- September 14, 2018

He also wants to build a wall on the US-Mexican border - which he is fond of vowing he will make Mexico pay for, straining the two neighbors' relations. The goal of the program would be to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the border. Central Americans attempting to flee to the USA via Mexico will be the main target of the initiative. (more...)
Student killed in twin bomb attack near Afghanistan girls' school Student killed in twin bomb attack near Afghanistan girls' school
- September 14, 2018

Scores of demonstrators had blocked the highway between the provincial capital of Jalalabad and a major border crossing with Pakistan in protest over the appointment of a local police chief when the suicide bomber blew himself up. Meantime, spokesman for Nangarhar's provincial government Attaullah Khogiani told Xinhua that 68 people were killed and 165 others injured, saying more details would be available after completion of an investigation. (more...)
United States imposes North Korea-related sanctions on Russian, Chinese firms United States imposes North Korea-related sanctions on Russian, Chinese firms
- September 14, 2018

Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Moscow on Thursday of seeking to cover up breaches of U.N. sanctions on North Korea by Russians after it pushed for changes to an independent report on sanctions violations. The U.S. Department of Treasury said it's sanctioning China Silver Star , . which they say is "nominally a Chinese IT company, but in reality.managed and controlled by North Koreans". (more...)
Chance for tropical development in the Gulf up to 70 percent Chance for tropical development in the Gulf up to 70 percent
- September 14, 2018

A large area of disturbed weather over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico is becoming more organized, and it now has the attention of the National Hurricane Center. This weak area of low pressure has a 50 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression or tropical storm over the next two days, and a 70 percent chance of development over the next five days. (more...)
Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib
- September 14, 2018

A Syrian regime offensive on the opposition province of Idlib could lead to the 21st century's worst loss of life. Almost half of Idlib's population of 2.9 million people had gone there to seek refuge from conflict elsewhere in Syria, including nearly 1 million children. (more...)
USA soldier remains from North Korea identified USA soldier remains from North Korea identified
- September 14, 2018

After the US military informs family members, it plans to announce their names in the coming days, the officials said. Mattis praised the work of those involved in the identification process and said it represents long-awaited closure form some families. (more...)
More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts
- September 14, 2018

Weather Underground meteorology director Jeff Masters said Florence eventually could strike as a Category 1 hurricane with winds less than 160 kph, but that could still cause at least $1 billion in damage. Storm surge of 13 feet on top of a high tide at 7 feet could overwhelm the town. The outer bands of Hurricane Florence reached North Carolina Thursday as officials continued to warn of the damaging nature of the monster Category 2 storm . (more...)
Danyal's sincerity why I chose Port Dickson, says Anwar Danyal's sincerity why I chose Port Dickson, says Anwar
- September 14, 2018

Amirudin said this when asked to comment on the statement by PKR Wanita chief Zuraida Kamaruddin yesterday, who criticised the actions of some of the party's leaders to decide on the vacating of the Port Dickson parliamentary seat, without following the correct channels. (more...)
Chinese restaurant serves dead rat in soup, loses $190m in market value Chinese restaurant serves dead rat in soup, loses $190m in market value
- September 14, 2018

The restaurant allegedly later offered Ma 5,000 yuan ($728) in compensation for the incident - a price he was willing to negotiate after the hospital visit, he told the South China Morning Post . Xiabu Xiabu and one of its rivals, Haidilao, have reported surging sales and an expanding network of restaurants. "I can't believe this", another commented. (more...)
MK "trump Is Peeling the Palestinian Lie Like an Onion"
- September 13, 2018

In the accords, Israel was formally recognised as a state, but there was no official recognition of a Palestinian state. And there was no agreement to freeze the expansion of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. (more...)
Google case set to examine if EU data rules extend globally Google case set to examine if EU data rules extend globally
- September 13, 2018

Google argued the practice could be used as a tool for censorship in "less democratic" governments. France's regulator said that Google is now not respecting the rights of citizens to have information erased. "The CJEU must limit the scope of the right to be forgotten in order to protect the right of internet users around the world to access information online". (more...)
Court: British surveillance violates European law Court: British surveillance violates European law
- September 13, 2018

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Britain's programme of mass surveillance, revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden as part of his sensational leaks on U.S. It said: "The content of an electronic communication might be encrypted and, even if it were decrypted, might not reveal anything of note about the sender or recipient". (more...)
Donald Wuerl to talk resignation with Pope Francis in Vatican Donald Wuerl to talk resignation with Pope Francis in Vatican
- September 13, 2018

This is the first time a global gathering of bishops has taken place to discuss the worldwide scandal of abuse in the Church and was ordered by the Pope following a request from his cardinal advisory body. The summit recalls the April 2002 meeting John Paul called with the senior United States church leadership after the sex abuse scandal first exploded publicly in Boston. (more...)
Landslide crashes on to tourist beach on Zante
- September 13, 2018

Navagio is one of the island's main attractions with its crystal blue waters and a shipwreck on the shore. There were no people missing but authorities had air and sea assets in the area and were conducting a search as a precaution, in case people were trapped under the rocks, one official said. (more...)
Kofi Annan: Ghanaians bid ex-UN Chief farewell Kofi Annan: Ghanaians bid ex-UN Chief farewell
- September 13, 2018

Mr Annan's casket was closed and draped with the national flag. "He has left an indelible landmark, which would be hard to fill", Prof Atsu Ayee remarked in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, after paying his respects to him at the start of the three-day State Funeral, at the Accra International Conference Centre. (more...)
Novelist accused of killing spouse once wrote 'How to murder your husband' Novelist accused of killing spouse once wrote 'How to murder your husband'
- September 13, 2018

Crompton-Brophy's How To Murder Your Husband essay has since been made private. The Portland Police Bureau said following her arrest: "Based on information learned during the investigation, detectives believe Nancy L. In the blog post, Crampton-Brophy gives the pros and cons of particular motives and methods for getting away with murder. Crampton-Brophy, a romance writer who has several books listed for sale on Amazon , wrote a 700-word essay in 2011 about ways to "murder your ... (more...)
Far-right candidate Bolsonaro gains little after stabbing Far-right candidate Bolsonaro gains little after stabbing
- September 13, 2018

Justice Alexandre de Moraes ruled that Bolsonaro had the right to voice disrespectful opinions toward blacks in a 2017 speech at a club in Rio de Janeiro. With former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva jailed and barred from standing in the October 7 election first round, Bolsonaro has been elevated to the top of polls with a 10-point lead over his nearest rivals, environmentalist Marina Silva and center-left candidate Ciro Gomes. (more...)

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