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26-year-old man dead following shark attack in MA 26-year-old man dead following shark attack in MA
- September 18, 2018

Medici died at the hospital after getting attacked while boogie boarding off Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet. "I was that guy on the beach screaming, 'Shark, shark!'" Booth told CBS . "Pretty much every shark bite is an accident", Gavin Naylor, director of the Florida Program for Shark Research at the Florida Museum of Natural History, told The Times. (more...)
Top German Spy Loses Job after Clashing with Merkel Top German Spy Loses Job after Clashing with Merkel
- September 18, 2018

Chancellor Angela Merkel has decided Germany's domestic intelligence agency chief must go as she thinks he has meddled in day-to-day politics, a newspaper reported on Monday, but she said she had nothing to add to comments she made last week. (more...)
Brett Kavanaugh: Republican senators call for vote delay
- September 18, 2018

Kavanaugh is expected to answer the allegations directly in conversations with lawmakers. Ford , who was 15 at the time , told the Washington Post that at one point in the night, she got up to use the bathroom. In 2018, Hill says, that's no longer an option. Did you know that Judge Pickering planned to solicit letters of support in this manner before he did so? On July 30, Ford sent a letter about the allegation to Sen. (more...)
Salt Bae chef in hot water after serving Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro Salt Bae chef in hot water after serving Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro
- September 18, 2018

Appearing on television Monday night, Maduro called the meal a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" and thanked Gokce for his hospitality, saying he hoped to see him soon in Caracas. Hyperinflation and food shortages have led to record levels of child malnutrition and the average Venezuelan has lost 10 kg (22lb) in the past year. (more...)
WI Humane Society Helps Squirrels with Tangled Tails WI Humane Society Helps Squirrels with Tangled Tails
- September 18, 2018

Squirrels need their tails for balance and warmth, so it was important to try to preserve them as much as possible, the centre said on its Facebook page . The procedure took about 20 minutes to finally free all five tails, then the various degrees of tissue damage were treated, allowing the five to bounce back as "bright-eyed and bushy-tailed" young animals. (more...)
Weather Channel's Exaggerated Video Causes Many to Make Their Own Weather Channel's Exaggerated Video Causes Many to Make Their Own
- September 18, 2018

Seidel has been a meterologist/reporter for the Weather Channel for the past 25 years, according to his Twitter. Online video coverage of Hurricane Florence. The viral tweet with a video of the moment has been viewed almost 28 million times since Friday. "So dramatic! Dude from the weather channel bracing for his life, as 2 dudes just stroll past", he tweeted. (more...)
Trump orders declassification of documents in Russian investigation - White House Trump orders declassification of documents in Russian investigation - White House
- September 18, 2018

Lawmakers call on President Trump to declassify previously redacted sections of FISA applications; Carter Page shares his perspective on the Russian Federation investigation on 'Justice with Judge Jeanine'. That section includes reference to potential coordination between people associated with Trump's campaign and the Russian election interference effort. (more...)
Hurricane Florence death toll climbs as flooding spreads Hurricane Florence death toll climbs as flooding spreads
- September 18, 2018

The Carolinas are rattled and anxious amid rising waters. The death toll from Hurricane Florence has risen to at least 31, with 24 deaths confirmed in North Carolina . A National Weather Service map shows the persistent flooding Florence left in the Carolinas. - A woman in SC died after striking a downed tree while she was driving. (more...)
Archaeologists Discover Ancient Sphinx in Egypt Archaeologists Discover Ancient Sphinx in Egypt
- September 18, 2018

Egypt hopes such discoveries will spur tourism, partially driven by antiquities sightseeing, which was hit hard by political turmoil following the 2011 uprising. The objective and significance of the sphinx is not yet known, but it would have been an important item. In ancient Egypt, sphinxes were associated with the Pharaohs, and were often placed as tomb guardians. (more...)
Man uses toddler to steal Nintendo consoles from arcade machine Man uses toddler to steal Nintendo consoles from arcade machine
- September 18, 2018

In addition to the toddler, another young child, perhaps 5 to 7 years of age, was with the suspect. Once the toddler wriggled her body inside the machine, she handed over a few items to the suspect, police said. "Unlike the more common claw machines where players use a joystick to control a claw and try to pick up a stuffed animal or other low-priced prize, the BarBerCut has two red buttons players use to manipulate two pairs of scissors to cut a string suspending a more valuable prize, like ... (more...)
Japan sends first submarine on exercise in disputed South China Sea waters Japan sends first submarine on exercise in disputed South China Sea waters
- September 18, 2018

In a rare announcement, the Maritime Self-Defence Force said Monday the submarine Kuroshio , along with the helicopter carrier Kaga and two destroyers, the Inazuma and Suzutsuki , conducted an anti-submarine warfare exercise in the South China Sea, where Beijing's claim to islands overlaps those of neighbouring countries. (more...)
FEMA Administrator defends Trump on Puerto Rico death toll study FEMA Administrator defends Trump on Puerto Rico death toll study
- September 18, 2018

The comments came days after Trump made unsupported claims that the official death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria was deliberately boosted by Democrats to make him look "as bad as possible" even as he was raising "billions of dollars" to rebuild the island territory. (more...)
Senate to Hold Public Hearing on Kavanaugh Sexual-Assault Allegation Senate to Hold Public Hearing on Kavanaugh Sexual-Assault Allegation
- September 18, 2018

The Kavanaugh hearings are a crucial moment for members of both parties to put a stop to this administration's habit of running roughshod over the very thing that makes our democracy admirable and functional (if occasionally maddening): fair, predictable and transparent processes. (more...)
It's legal to smoke dagga at home, ConCourt rules It's legal to smoke dagga at home, ConCourt rules
- September 18, 2018

The Constitutional Court dispensed with the High Court's limitation of its order to the use, cultivation or possession of cannabis at home or in private dwelling. The order does not extend to use and possession of cannabis by a child, or by an adult in public. Other boards read " Free the weed ", and "Legalise weed, end economic depression #weedislife". (more...)
Dalit man murdered for 'honour' cremated in Telangana Dalit man murdered for 'honour' cremated in Telangana
- September 18, 2018

They sat in a vehicle and spoke and began brokering for the deal. According to the police, a wedding reception for the couple in August angered Maruthi Rao and he wanted the murder executed as soon as possible. Police also said they called Amrutha's father in to the station in March to question him about whether he planned to use violence against his son-in-law but he insisted he didn't. (more...)
NC baby missing after mother ‘loses grip’ in Florence floodwaters
- September 18, 2018

The department says the boy's mother was traveling east on state highway 218 near the town of Wadesboro when she drove through barricades. According to the Associated Press, the woman continued traveling east until she encountered rushing floodwaters, which swept her vehicle off the road and pinned it against a row of trees. (more...)
Man 'murdered wife to end marital strife' Man 'murdered wife to end marital strife'
- September 18, 2018

The FBI has accused Bennett of deliberately scuttling the 37ft (11m) vessel as the newlyweds sailed towards their USA home. He was arrested on suspicion of murder in February after being given a jail sentence for smuggling stolen coins. (more...)
'This woman will be heard' - White House adviser on Kavanaugh accuser 'This woman will be heard' - White House adviser on Kavanaugh accuser
- September 18, 2018

Earlier Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee moved to postpone the confirmation vote for Kavanaugh , which had been scheduled for Thursday. Lawyer Debra Katz, who is representing Ford, said her client was willing to testify about her allegation before the Senate panel. (more...)
Typhoon Mangkhut Brings Gaming To A Halt in Macau Typhoon Mangkhut Brings Gaming To A Halt in Macau
- September 18, 2018

The casino shutdown will also slow down this quarter's revenue growth to 10 percent from the firm's current estimate of 14 percent, the note said. The Macau government was heavily criticized by residents previous year for failing to prepare the city ahead of Typhoon "Hato , " which left widespread damage and 12 people dead. (more...)
Russia's defense ministry says it lost contact with plane in Syria Russia's defense ministry says it lost contact with plane in Syria
- September 18, 2018

A Russian military plane vanished over Syria's Mediterranean Sea coast, authorities said Tuesday. A witness in Latakia told Reuters that he spotted four missiles downed by Syrian air defences. But a USA official said Washington believed the aircraft was inadvertently shot down by the anti-aircraft artillery operated by Moscow's ally, the Syrian government. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: Abolish Electoral College Because Donald Trump Is Destroying America Hillary Clinton: Abolish Electoral College Because Donald Trump Is Destroying America
- September 18, 2018

Clinton complained that Trump was a racist who was destroying American democracy. As citizens, that's our most important charge. What did she say about Trump? But she said the target always is American democracy, "and right now, our democracy is in crisis ". (more...)
FEMA Administrator Uses Spousal Abuse to Dispute Puerto Rico Death Toll FEMA Administrator Uses Spousal Abuse to Dispute Puerto Rico Death Toll
- September 18, 2018

It has been that this Puerto Rico has got less attention which is in spite of being which is one of the worst disasters in the modern American history which is more than Katrina and are far less attention than we have got from the Superstorm Sandy. (more...)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus signs letter supporting Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford
- September 18, 2018

Republicans can accede to as many hearings as Democrats demand, and it won't alter any of the liberal rhetoric or perceptions of partisans. "That may be something the committee needs to look into". Ford said Kavanaugh and a friend - both "stumbling drunk" - corralled her in a bedroom when she was around 15 and Kavanaugh was around 17. "If it takes a little delay, it will take a little delay", said Mr Trump , who dismissed as a "ridiculous question" a reporter's query about whether Mr ... (more...)
NEMA declares Kogi, Niger, Delta, Anambra national deserter as Floods kill many NEMA declares Kogi, Niger, Delta, Anambra national deserter as Floods kill many
- September 18, 2018

He said a national disaster has been declared in four states- Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta - meaning the federal government had taken over the search, rescue and rehabilitation of victims. It is a confirmation that the level of water is on significant increase. "NEMA headquarters will coordinate the entire operations". The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Saturday, said that the flood situation in Nigeria might get worst in few days time with all indications and signals ... (more...)
Trump to declassify documents related to Russia investigation
- September 18, 2018

Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said in a statement. These documents to be released include the Carter Page FISA application, Federal Bureau of Investigation reports on Bruce Ohr , and text messages from James Comey, Peter Strzok and other Trump enemies within the intelligence community. (more...)

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