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Suspect in active shooter situation at OH high school in custody Suspect in active shooter situation at OH high school in custody
- September 09, 2017

Police were called to the 2900 block of South High Street to Columbus-Scioto around 8:30 a.m. Ian Addis, a ninth grader at the school says he heard one shot. No word on how gun was brought into school. Columbus City Schools said that classes have been canceled for the day, and that students have been transported to Linmoor Education Center on Hamilton Ave. (more...)
Fearing Crisis, China Tries Not To Prod North Korea
- September 09, 2017

The 14-year National Basketball Association vet has a well-documented relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and has gone to visit him multiple times. In figures, ... 270 million dollars have gone into the regime since the end of previous year from exports of banned minerals - coal, iron and zinc. Almost 80 percent of the textile exports went to China. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Mayor announces 'State of Emergency' for Jacksonville Hurricane Irma: Mayor announces 'State of Emergency' for Jacksonville
- September 09, 2017

Thursday morning. With winds still reaching 150mph, there is a growing fear that the storm will intensify before it makes landfall - the warm waters around Florida could reinvigorate Irma from a category four storm back to five, its strength when it struck Barbuda and Antigua earlier during the week. (more...)
Eastern Mexico braces as Hurricane Katia lands tonight Eastern Mexico braces as Hurricane Katia lands tonight
- September 09, 2017

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued warnings in the areas within Cabo Rojo and Laguna Verde in Mexico as Katia threatens to pass by the eastern coast of the country. Katia could bring life-threatening flash floods to areas in the mountains just to the west. The storm is set to strike as the country is still reeling from the aftereffects of the biggest quake to hit Mexico in a century. (more...)
'Good brother' Pakistan has 'done its best' to counter terrorism, says China 'Good brother' Pakistan has 'done its best' to counter terrorism, says China
- September 09, 2017

Wang's statement in favour of Pakistan come days after the BRICS declaration that named militant groups allegedly based in Pakistan as a regional security concern. "Terrorism is a global issue and requires concerted efforts from all countries". Wang said that terrorism was an worldwide problem and countries should not indulge in any sort of blame game with each other but should rather cooperate together to eradicate the menace. (more...)
Delta jet bound for NY flies through Hurricane Irma Delta jet bound for NY flies through Hurricane Irma
- September 09, 2017

The airline's chief financial officer, Andrew Levy said Wednesday that Houston would only return to a full schedule as of September 8, 12 days after it started canceling flights. "The thing about most of these little islands - they're used to it", Navarro said. Clients at DDB that have storm-related information to get out, like retailers and gas stations and even Clorox , are still advertising, along with insurance company Cooperativa de Seguros Multiples, says Riviera. (more...)
China pushes for more United Nations action, talks China pushes for more United Nations action, talks
- September 09, 2017

Davis argues that caving in to North Korea's nuclear pressure would set a precedent eventually causing the nuclear-nonproliferation regime in Asia to fall apart and the US's influence in Asia to collapse. He said it "offers a genuine way to defuse the tensions and a step-by-step settlement". It is worth noting that Donald Trump has repeatedly turned to China to assist in dealing with North Korea . (more...)
Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Turks and Caicos prepare for Irma Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Turks and Caicos prepare for Irma
- September 09, 2017

Under the headline " Cuba in action!", state daily Granma posted images of the measures officials and residents were taking to ensure the storm wreaks as little havoc as possible. Haiti is assessing the damaged caused by Hurricane Irma , although the catastrophic Category 5 hurricane did not hit the country with as much intensity as expected on Thursday. (more...)
Grandmother kept 9-year-old girl in kennel, authorities say Grandmother kept 9-year-old girl in kennel, authorities say
- September 09, 2017

The sheriff said they recovered evidence consistent with the child's statements. A male, the house owner, was also detained by local police. "It doesn't get much worse than this", Schmaling said. "This by far, is one of the most disturbing and heart-wrenching cases of child abuse I've seen, it doesn't get much worse than this". He said he was "sickened" by the case. (more...)
Electrical safety tips from Georgia Power ahead of Hurricane Irma Electrical safety tips from Georgia Power ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 09, 2017

The islands were chosen for evacuation due to the expected storm surge - up to 6 feet - when Irma passes by Monday, McMaster said, adding experience from previous storms was included in the decision. You can follow North Carolina Emergency Management on Facebook and Twitter for the latest information. County spokeswoman Paige Dukes said Friday local officials are now concerned they could see a "direct hit" from Irma. (more...)
Catalan officials defy Madrid on independence vote Catalan officials defy Madrid on independence vote
- September 09, 2017

However a previous referendum was held three years ago despite being overruled by the top court. Polls show the debate over independence in the region is close-run, with those preferring to stay united with Spain slightly outnumbering "independentistas". (more...)
Trump Ethics Lawyer's Wife Caught Having Sex with Inmate, Deputies Say Trump Ethics Lawyer's Wife Caught Having Sex with Inmate, Deputies Say
- September 09, 2017

Burchfield's husband, Bobby Burchfield , is one of the ethics attorneys appointed to Donald Trump's business trust, which was created to keep the President's business and political ties separate. She was released on a $5,000 bond soon after her arrest. Burchfield, who is from McLean, Virginia, faces up to 12 months in jail and a fine of up to $2,500 if found guilty, according to state law. (more...)
Illegal Voters May Have Decided New Hampshire in 2016 Illegal Voters May Have Decided New Hampshire in 2016
- September 09, 2017

This is a passion of Gardner's, who brought up New Hampshire's use of the old style voting machines during the first commission meeting and again when speaking to TPM Thursday. Marc Lotter, a spokesman for Vice President Mike Pence, the commission's chair, also tweeted a link to a story with the information. At least two scientific surveys show that a larger number of noncitizens register and vote illegally in US elections. (more...)
Steve Bannon: Disloyalty After Access Hollywood Cost Chris Christie a Cabinet Spot Steve Bannon: Disloyalty After Access Hollywood Cost Chris Christie a Cabinet Spot
- September 09, 2017

Bannon , however, disagreed, saying Trump had a 100 percent chance of winning. "If you're on the plane, you're on the team, '" Bannon said he told Christie". "He turned them all down because he wanted to serve out his term as governor". "Any assertion to the contrary is simply factually incorrect", Murray said in an email. (more...)
Sean Spicer To Appear on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Next Week Sean Spicer To Appear on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Next Week
- September 09, 2017

In a sign that Mueller's investigation may be intensifying, he ordered FBI agents in July to raid the home of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. had accepted after he was offered damaging information about Hillary Clinton that he was told was part of a Russian government effort to help his father's campaign. (more...)
Army to recruit women as jawans for first time Army to recruit women as jawans for first time
- September 09, 2017

Sources in army headquarters said that the women jawans would for now be recruited exclusively to the military police, starting with a batch of 800 to which 52 women jawans will be added every year. This recruitment would mostly begin by 2018 as the approaches are being worked. The move is being viewed as a major step forward in bringing down gender barriers within the armed forces, as now, women are only allowed in select areas of the army including: medical, legal, educational, signals and ... (more...)
UC System Sues Trump Administration Over DACA UC System Sues Trump Administration Over DACA
- September 09, 2017

UC President Janet Napolitano , pictured here in 2013, helped create DACA under the Obama administration. Napolitano's lawyers also state that Trump's decision hurts the approximately 4,000 undocumented UC students, whose attendance at the university's ten campuses depends on work permits from DACA, and threatens the "academic and cultural benefits" such students contribute to the UC system. (more...)
Now, Congress' Digvijay Singh posts abusive meme against PM on Twitter Now, Congress' Digvijay Singh posts abusive meme against PM on Twitter
- September 09, 2017

BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao hit back at Singh. "But used that word which is normally used for "fooling", for Modi Bhakts". I have just said that he is the best in the art of fooling. He also demanded to know why Modi had not "unfollowed" four people who used abusive language against Lankesh after her murder. "When Modi ji & those he follows have used abusive language against Sonia ji Rajivji Indira ji Nehru ji Gandhi ji why they remained quiet?" the Congress leader said. (more...)
Grade 2 student found in a pool of blood in school toilet Grade 2 student found in a pool of blood in school toilet
- September 09, 2017

I was in the corridor and was about to enter my class when the gardener and student came to me and informed about the incident, I was shocked and rushed towards the washroom where I found Pradyuman lying in a pool of blood. "We are investigating the case from all angles. of homicide, enmity and others". The school management is yet to release a statement on the issue. Devansh Kakrora was found dead in the school tank and the CCTV footage that the police later recovered showed that the boy ... (more...)
Some top Cong leaders to blame for party split story: BPCC chief Some top Cong leaders to blame for party split story: BPCC chief
- September 09, 2017

Besides, leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) in Bihar Assembly, Sadanand Singh, too was not present when Rahul held parleys with the MLAs from the State. Bihar Congress chief Ashok Chaudhary . In Patna , Chaudhary accused "some" AICC leaders of fuelling a rebellion against him with the "false propaganda" that he was making attempts to split the party. (more...)
What's Myanmar government doing to end Rohingya crisis? What's Myanmar government doing to end Rohingya crisis?
- September 08, 2017

Over a number of years there had been "systematic" rape, murder, burning and beheading of people in the Rohingya community, the Bolton South East MP said. Nearly 126,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed the border from Buddhist-majority Myanmar into Bangladesh to escape the trouble. "She says 'these are not my people, someone's else's people, ' I would say she has completely departed from her original role which brought her the Nobel Prize". (more...)
Magnitude 8 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City; Tsunami Possible Magnitude 8 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City; Tsunami Possible
- September 08, 2017

Mexico's civil protection agency said on Friday it was the strongest quake to hit the country since a devastating 1985 tremor that toppled buildings and killed thousands. Some electricity cuts have also been reported in the capital. At least three people have been killed by the quake, the governor of the southern Mexican state of Chiapas said. (more...)
Chemical explosion at the Wacker plant in Charleston Chemical explosion at the Wacker plant in Charleston
- September 08, 2017

Emergency officials say Walker Valley High School is sheltering in place and will release when appropriate. Emergency officials lifted a shelter-in-place order on Thursday evening. Authorities are saying a hydrochloric acid cloud was released. All students are safe. The Bradley County Sheriff's Office posted a warning on their Facebook page telling people to shelter in place. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: PBC schools open for now; District keeps eye on forecast Hurricane Irma: PBC schools open for now; District keeps eye on forecast
- September 08, 2017

Mass evacuations were taking place across Florida ahead of ahead of Hurricane Irma , a category 5 storm which is scheduled to make landfall in the U.S. As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida , the fine-art shipper Gander & White's Palm Beach office is rushing to protect customers' valuables. "Storm surge and extreme winds are the biggest concern right now". (more...)
How to Talk about Hurricanes With Climate Change Deniers How to Talk about Hurricanes With Climate Change Deniers
- September 08, 2017

The high humidity is another energy source for the hurricane . Kristen and I will continue to keep a close eye on the storms as they get closer and continue to update you with the latest. "The idea that (weather forecasts) are bad when they predict something we don't want to happen or because it's something that would require us to change is just absurd", Janssen said. (more...)

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