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British Airways flight security scare forces evacuation in Paris British Airways flight security scare forces evacuation in Paris
- September 17, 2017

The airline did not state the nature of the alleged threat. They said: 'The safety and security of our customers and crew is always our top priority. "Every single person and every single item of baggage was searched". Everybody's been individually searched by armed officers and given all clear. An improvised explosive device partially detonated on a train at the Parsons Green station on the District line, injuring 29 people. (more...)
American Fighting for ISIS Reportedly in Custody American Fighting for ISIS Reportedly in Custody
- September 17, 2017

The Isis fighter surrendered on 12 September following which the SDF handed him over to United States forces in Syria . The Pentagon's referral to the Justice Department indicated that the new American detainee would also be turned over to federal courts. (more...)
Teenager arrested in connection with London bombing Teenager arrested in connection with London bombing
- September 17, 2017

Previously in 2017, four attacks in London and Manchester claimed the lives of 35 people. " For strong investigative reasons we will not give any more details on the man we arrested at this stage ". The Islamic State (IS) extremist group through its Amaq propaganda agency claimed responsibility for the attack , the fifth in Britain this year. The UK terror threat has been raised to critical - the highest level - meaning an attack may be imminent. (more...)
Oregon State picked apart by Washington State QB Oregon State picked apart by Washington State QB
- September 17, 2017

But Falk has had success against Oregon State as the Cougars have won three straight against the Beavers. The uber-productive quarterback has now thrown for at least 300 yards and three touchdowns in two of three games this season, with only that ineffective, injury-marred Boise State contest serving as a dark cloud on his statistical output. (more...)
Yes, talk about climate change after storms Yes, talk about climate change after storms
- September 17, 2017

Rising instances of these mega storms are now prompting environmental scientists and researchers to explore on an urgent basis the underlying causes for these storms to occur. "This brings it home". Thirty-nine percent of Republican voters say they're not concerned or not too concerned about climate change - at least 15 percentage points higher than levels among independent and Democratic respondents, according to this month's poll. (more...)
An On-Air Interpreter Has Been Accused Of Signing Gibberish During Hurricane Irma An On-Air Interpreter Has Been Accused Of Signing Gibberish During Hurricane Irma
- September 17, 2017

That's when, "in a pinch", they called Marshall Greene to communicate using sign language, according to WFLA . A sign language interpreter hired for a Hurricane Irma briefing is being criticized for reportedly signing warnings about "pizza" and "monsters" rather than translating officials' remarks. (more...)
Hamas to dissolve government for Palestinian unity Hamas to dissolve government for Palestinian unity
- September 17, 2017

Hamas said in its statement that it agreed to dissolve the administration running Gaza, allow the reconciliation government to carry out its duties in the territory, to hold elections and enter talks with Fatah. Representatives for Abbas, who is in NY ahead of the UN General Assembly this week, could not be reached for comment, nor could Fatah representatives presently in Egypt, which has been hosting talks with Hamas. (more...)
Iraqi forces attack Islamic State in Syria border area Iraqi forces attack Islamic State in Syria border area
- September 17, 2017

The offensive is also aimed at tightening Iraq's hold on its border with Syria, a spokesman for Iraq's Joint Operations Command, Brigadier Yehia Rasool, said in a statement. In July, Iraq retook control of Mosul, Islamic State's key stronghold in the north, after a campaign of almost nine months. Two different alliances are also advancing on Islamic State position on the Syrian side of the border there - Syrian government forces supported by Russian air strikes and Iran-backed militias, and ... (more...)
United States judge presses Trump administration on Dreamer deadlines United States judge presses Trump administration on Dreamer deadlines
- September 17, 2017

He also said that the suit seeking to preserve DACA had "fundamental flaws". "No deal was made last night on DACA". To some of his staunchest allies, the news smacked of unforgivable abandonment. But he said even a bad deal would have a "minimal" impact on Trump voters like himself. San Jose is suing President Trump for moving to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), claiming that his action is unconstitutional and has caused harm to the city, residents and employers. (more...)
UN Security Council condemns N Korea over missile launch UN Security Council condemns N Korea over missile launch
- September 17, 2017

The UN Security Council condemned "the highly provocative launch of a ballistic missile " by North Korea and expressed commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the crisis. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula escalated recently after US President Donald Trump threatened to deal with the DPRK with "fire and fury" last month. (more...)
No, FPL Will Not Reimburse You For Food Spoiled During Power Outages No, FPL Will Not Reimburse You For Food Spoiled During Power Outages
- September 17, 2017

Between 16,000 and 17,000 of Georgia Power's customers in Bulloch County were without power during the peak of the storm, while outages statewide affected an estimated 950,000 customer locations. The numbers are constantly changing as crews work to restore power in many neighborhoods. "The level of total miscommunication is unbelievable", said Roberta Adamovich, an Ocean Ridge resident without power who reported a downed power pole near her house. (more...)
Hamilton admits Mercedes caught out by Ferrari pace Hamilton admits Mercedes caught out by Ferrari pace
- September 17, 2017

Vettel's 49th career pole came on the track where he holds the record with four wins and six podiums overall, and his superiority showed in a lap record of 1 minute 39.491 seconds. At Monaco and Hungary — which are both notoriously hard to overtake on — Ferrari secured a 1-2 and left Mercedes lagging behind. Lewis Hamilton says he is is aiming to become a vegan in an attempt to pursue the healthiest possible lifestyle and avoid damaging the planet. (more...)
Parsons Green terror attack: Armed police evacuate residential Surrey street Parsons Green terror attack: Armed police evacuate residential Surrey street
- September 17, 2017

Earlier today police apprehended a suspect in the "port area" of Dover as it was thought he was attempting to flee the country. The UK's terror threat level was raised to critical - the highest level - late on Friday, meaning another attack is expected imminently. (more...)
Alabama's Jalen Hurts talk about victory over Colorado State Alabama's Jalen Hurts talk about victory over Colorado State
- September 17, 2017

Hurts passed for 248 yards and completed 12-of-17 passes. Alabama outgained Colorado State 216-11 in total yardage during the first quarter. Colorado State football went into Tuscaloosa, Ala . As Alabama's offense went cold, Colorado State began finding success in the second quarter. CSU (2-2) managed to make the game 17-10 with 2:18 left in the first half. (more...)
South Korea Responded to the DPRK and Fired Two Missiles
- September 17, 2017

According to the British newspaper Express, South Korea has wanted to show its northern neighbor that they are ready to respond to a military strike. Meanwhile, he noted that the new missile launch proves sanctions and pressure will not work on the DPRK, and that the Korean Peninsula issue should only be addressed with a diplomatic solution. (more...)
Speaker Ryan Says Deporting Illegal Children Not In America's Interest Speaker Ryan Says Deporting Illegal Children Not In America's Interest
- September 17, 2017

House members discussed a goal for the corporate tax rate of 20 percent, Meadows said - a cut from the current 35 percent rate. "If they have to go higher, they'll go higher, frankly". Trump is scheduled to meet Wednesday afternoon with 13 House lawmakers - eight Democrats and five Republicans. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday said deporting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought into the country illegally is "not in our nation's interest", as he and President Donald ... (more...)
Trump, first lady watch air show at Maryland military base Trump, first lady watch air show at Maryland military base
- September 17, 2017

Speaking at Joint Base-Andrews in Camp Springs, Md., Trump said the Air Force "are the ones that own the sky" and have for almost a quarter-century. Speaking of the "confidence" and "rebelliousness" of Airmen, Trump said "I just met a lot of these folks". (more...)
North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration
- September 17, 2017

The Trump administration is also shrinking the size of the diplomatic delegation at this year's United Nations summit. Only now, the threat is heightened. The top USA officials said that it will take time to see how the latest round of U.N. Security Council resolutions might change North Korea's behavior, but that after these measures there's not much more that the diplomatic body can do to punish North Korea. (more...)
Trump, lawmakers squabble over whether they struck a deal Trump, lawmakers squabble over whether they struck a deal
- September 17, 2017

Trump, according to witnesses, looked at the lawmaker who brought up the urgency on voting for the Dream Act as a stop gap for those DACA participants who could lose their work permits and said "It will be on the floor. In their lawsuit filed on Monday, attorneys general from California, Maryland, Minnesota and ME argue that the Trump administration violates DACA recipients' constitutional rights on several fronts while also ignoring federal administrative processes required for such ... (more...)
Rick Scott takes action against nursing home where eight died Rick Scott takes action against nursing home where eight died
- September 17, 2017

The President praised emergency crews for doing an "amazing job" saving lives, and told reporters that power is rapidly being turned back on throughout the state. "These people are basically prisoners in their own homes", said Pembroke Pines City Manager Charlie Dodge. "You want to come back to a sewer system that works". (more...)
Oklahoma overcomes slow start in 56-14 win over Tulane Oklahoma overcomes slow start in 56-14 win over Tulane
- September 17, 2017

Lamb was ejected for targeting after delivering a block and missed the second half, but still led OU in receiving with four catches for 131 yards and two touchdowns. CeeDee Lamb caught touchdown passes of 82 and 22 yards to help OU keep pace, and Parnell Motley returned an interception 77 yards for a touchdown to give OU a 21-14 lead with 9:50 until halftime. (more...)
Trump injects Florida tour with dose of politics Trump injects Florida tour with dose of politics
- September 17, 2017

A timeline of events issued by the nursing home shows administrators repeatedly called Florida Power & Light and state officials after a transformer powering its air conditioning system went out during the storm on Sunday. The governor's office said "power restoration crews have been working around the clock" for what it called "the largest power restoration undertaking in history for a single state". (more...)
Trump's tweets after London attack draw anger from the UK Trump's tweets after London attack draw anger from the UK
- September 17, 2017

People posted on social media saying a bag exploded on the train, causing the fire. The search had been on for the suspect or suspects involved in leaving a bucket packed with nails and the explosive triacetone triperoxide (TATP) on a busy train during Friday's morning rush hour. (more...)
U.S. urges China, Russia to act after North Korea missile launch
- September 17, 2017

To add to that, the South Korean military said the latest launch - the first since sanctions were tightened this week - took place from the Sunan airfield, north of Pyongyang just before 07:00 local time (22:00 GMT on Thursday). The new resolution, passed by the Security Council on Sep 12, imposed more sanctions on the isolated dictatorship. "Russian Federation is the largest employer of North Korean forced labour", US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. (more...)
Park revives Evian Championship ambitions in controversial first round re-run Park revives Evian Championship ambitions in controversial first round re-run
- September 17, 2017

Several hours later, the LPGA made the decision to abandon day one and make it a 54-hole Championship. "It was very stressful and I was nervous and excited". I'm in a good position and I am sure that it will happen some time. She claimed her third victory on tour, and first in seven years, at the Thornberry Classic at Wisconsin in July, when she admitted she nearly gave the game in 2015 and 2016 following seasons of struggle. (more...)