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Global Media High Court Approves Marriage Equality Postal Survey
Author: 0 High Court Approves Marriage Equality Postal Survey

The focus of the legal challenge to the survey was more on a financial level than on a social level. Alex Greenwich, co-chair of Australian Marriage Equality , said although the group's challenged had failed, he would be advocating for a yes vote.

Global Media Flawless through the weekend and rain from Irma next week
Author: 0 Flawless through the weekend and rain from Irma next week

A few more clouds will be likely Monday with temperatures climbing into the mid to upper 70s, still running a few degrees below average. It's warmer yet, and still dry, with abundant sunshine Monday . Irma is forecasted to be a strong Cat 4 or weak Cat 5 hurricane at landfall, making it likely one of the strongest storms to hit the United States and Florida.

Global Media We Must Prepare for War with China, Pakistan — Indian Military Leader
Author: 0 We Must Prepare for War with China, Pakistan — Indian Military Leader

While speaking at a seminar, General Rawat said "flexing of muscle" had already begun and China was gradually "salami slicing" into India's territory. Spewing venom against India, the Chinese media said, "The Chinese people have felt that the security situation of their country is becoming severe and the Chinese military sympathisers rarely viewed India as a potential military rival of China".

Global Media Glencore selling most of stake in Rosneft to Chinese company
Author: 0 Glencore selling most of stake in Rosneft to Chinese company

The $9 billion purchase will transfer the Qatar Investment Authority's 14.16 percent Rosneft stake to CEFC China Energy Company Ltd., Glencore said on Friday. Glencore said the shares in Rosneft Oil will be sold at around 16% above their average share price over the past 30 days. "A direct stake in Rosneft will make CEFC China the main driver for the relationship of Rosneft with China, ahead of CNPC, Sinopec and Beijing Gas", says Boermel."Rosneft keeps its customers close to its heart ...

Global Media Power outages hit Space Coast before Irma arrives
Author: 0 Power outages hit Space Coast before Irma arrives

Some of us aren't going to be here this time next week, some of us will lose homes, businesses, friends and family. Both are located on Florida's east coast, which is bracing for Irma's winds. Bertot added that there were several natural gas that also gives the area its power. We continue to generate power during the storm. A description of the event read: "YO SO THIS GOOFY LOOKING WINDY HEADA** NAMED IRMA SAID THEY PULLING UP ON US, LETS SHOW IRMA THAT WE SHOOT FIRST".

Global Media Tim Duncan announces donations to Irma relief
Author: 0 Tim Duncan announces donations to Irma relief

Sam Branson confirmed that "all humans" on the island were okay in a lengthy Instagram post on Friday, but urged people in the path of the hurricane to prepare themselves and get to safety. We have no way to communicate with them or help them other than to let them know that help is coming and they are not forgotten. "Virgin Unite has made a donation to the British Red Cross to support the hurricane relief efforts, and we are awaiting more information about how else we can best ...

Global Media Egypt announces discovery of 3500yo tomb belonging to royal goldsmith
Author: 0 Egypt announces discovery of 3500yo tomb belonging to royal goldsmith

Waziri revealed that the discovery of the tomb led archaeologists to new tombs that will be explored in the future, reported local media. Between their legs is seen a little figure of their son. Another shaft led to a chamber where the team found the mummies of a woman and her two children. This wonderful 3,500-year-old tomb is a real gift to the scientists, Mr Waziri said.

Global Media Hurricane Irma Causes Ocean to Disappear in Bahamas
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Causes Ocean to Disappear in Bahamas

An eerie video posted on Twitter by resident Kaydi_K shows a completely deserted Long Island beach missing several feet of water. You know they happen theoretically, but the chances of seeing the most extraordinary weather phenomena are slim to none.

Author: 0 State prepares with watchful eye on Hurricane Irma

He said although the track looks better for our state, North Carolinians still need to be prepared. As Hurricane Irma continues to work its way through the Caribbean towards southern Florida, the National Weather Service in Raleigh now forecasts the storm to impact central North Carolina late Sunday or early Monday.

Global Media Irma to make landfall in Florida Sunday, minor impacts locally
Author: 0 Irma to make landfall in Florida Sunday, minor impacts locally

With the threat of a hurricane like the destructive Irma comes the threat of a storm surge. "Wind will be the main impact across our area during Irma". The balloons rise to 80,000 to 100,000 feet before deflating and slowly falling downwind, the office said. The team at NWS has been launching additional weather balloons for the past few days.

Global Media 32 dead in powerful Mexico quake
Author: 0 32 dead in powerful Mexico quake

At least 61 people were reported dead. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said the quake measured 8.2 and was the strongest natural disaster Mexico has experienced in 100 years whereas the US Geological Survey put the magnitude at 8.1.

Global Media South Koreans doubt North Korea will start war
Author: 0 South Koreans doubt North Korea will start war

US President Donald Trump has said all options, including military action, are on the table to deal with the threat. Despite worries that North Korea might fire off another intercontinental ballistic missile to mark the 69th anniversary of its founding, the regime instead spent the day celebrating last week's nuclear test.

Global Media Hurricane Irma: Cuba evacuates 700000 people
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma: Cuba evacuates 700000 people

Hurricane Irma continued to pound the Caribbean Thursday, flattening homes and killing half a dozen people as it roared northwest towards the United States. It is now at the upper limit of Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, very close to Category 5. The mighty weather event just side swept Puerto Rico, leaving 60 percent of households without electricity.

Global Media Governor McMaster, State Officials hold news conference on preparation for Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Governor McMaster, State Officials hold news conference on preparation for Hurricane Irma

While Irma won't directly strike our state, it could cause some hazardous conditions in SC early next week. "With the rain could come flash flooding in some areas and possible landslides in the mountains". That track, and the entire cone of uncertainty with it, has shifted entirely outside the state in recent National Hurricane Center updates . As of the 11:00pm ET advisory, Hurricane Irma is a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 120 miles per hour moving at 6 miles per hour to ...

Global Media Dogs left tied to trees as owners flee Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Dogs left tied to trees as owners flee Hurricane Irma

Palm Beach County officials ordered that residents of the nearby islands evacuate by 10 a.m. on Friday, according to the Miami Herald . In addition, a state of emergency has been declared for the whole of Florida by both state Gov. Although Irma has shifted to the west, South Florida will experience powerful winds and possible storm surge. The Trump family business doubled the initiation fee to $200,000 once it became clear that Mar-a-Lago would become the unofficial Winter White ...

Global Media Donald Trump's Caribbean Home May Have Been Badly Damaged By Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Caribbean Home May Have Been Badly Damaged By Hurricane Irma

The storm, which is now the size of France, has triggered a state of emergency in Florida. Jeff Masters, director of Weather Underground, explained to the Associated Press that storm surge could reach 8 feet "in a worst-case scenario". In an interview with the news agency about Mar-a-Lago's history, Mr Trump's former butler Anthony Senecal said he did not remember catastrophic damage - only some lost roof tiles and flattened trees.

Global Media Some top Cong leaders to blame for party split story: BPCC chief
Author: 0 Some top Cong leaders to blame for party split story: BPCC chief

The accusation - Chaudhary named no one - came a day after a section of Congress MLAs met party vice-president Rahul Gandhi and reportedly told him the state chief has little interest in the affairs of the party. "We also did not take an aggressive posture after Nitish joined the BJP", an MLA said on condition of anonymity. Despite the foul-cry against Lalu Prasad Yadav by Bihar Congress lawmakers, Rahul Gandhi said he's not ready to end their relationship as of yet, for the sake of ...

Global Media Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra on Friday
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra on Friday

Party vice president Rahul Gandhi met over 20 of the 27 party MLAs over the last two days and sought their individual views on strengthening the party, sources said, denying a rebellion was brewing in the Bihar unit. As the faultlines deepened on Thursday, Ashok Chaudhary spoke out and blamed a section of party leaders for the crisis. Notably, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has kept eight ministerial berths vacant, which can be used to lure dissident Congress MLAs.

Global Media Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall In Cuba As Massive Storm: US Forecasters
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall In Cuba As Massive Storm: US Forecasters

Scott said that while traffic is moving on evacuation routes, there is still congestion in some areas. The Category 5 storm had maximum sustained wind speeds of 160mph on Saturday, according to the US National Hurricane Centre. Urging Americans in the path of the storm to "be vigilant", President Trump said Irma would be unlike anything experienced before. And Miami isn't in the clear either.

Global Media Environmentalists File New Challenges to Trump's Border Wall Prototypes
Author: 0 Environmentalists File New Challenges to Trump's Border Wall Prototypes

He was scouting locations close to the border fence in the latter city when he met a family and their year-old toddler David Enrique. The winning companies were Caddell Construction of Montgomery, Ala., W.G. Two were winners in the first round of awards made last week to construct models, or prototypes, of a border wall made of concrete. Yates is the largest construction company in Mississippi.

Global Media Hurricane Irma Has Devastated One of the Most Famous Airports on Earth
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Has Devastated One of the Most Famous Airports on Earth

Some 70 percent of all homes have been left badly damaged on the island, which is shared between the Netherlands and France, Interior Minister Ronald Plasterk said. Dutch officials have confirmed that two people were killed, and 43 wounded, 11 of them seriously, on the Dutch part of St Martin by the Category Five storm, before it was downgraded Friday to a four as it barrelled towards Cuba and Florida.

Author: 0 Richmond spring victor Logano returns in 'do-or-die situation'

The driver of the No. 78 Toyota looks to have a strong vehicle this weekend, and Truex should challenge for the win in the Federated Auto Parts 400 . As for horsepower, full-time teams must run 13 short block engines for multiple race weekends next season. The only shame is that he doesn't have enough races to qualify for the Xfinity Series playoffs because he's dominated this year with five victories and nine top-10 finishes in 10 races.

Global Media Incredible Couple Married for 75 Years, Shares Names With Hurricanes
Author: 0 Incredible Couple Married for 75 Years, Shares Names With Hurricanes

Irene was the name which was used beginning with I and followed Harvey every six years prior to Irma, however Hurricane Irene in 2011 was large and destructive so that name was retired. But speaking to the New York Times , Irma said it was "really sad" that her namesake has smashed into the Caribbean and left at least 14 people dead.

Global Media ECTC Title IX coordinator: Current system works for college
Author: 0 ECTC Title IX coordinator: Current system works for college

Odd - we could have sworn we heard Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos commit Thursday to do right by victims of rape and other sexual violations on college campuses, and map a road out of the hellscape made by Obama-era guidelines that deputize educators to serve as investigators, judge and jury on what amount to crime reports, leaving victims and accused alike at sea.

Global Media SC now on alert for Irma
Author: 0 SC now on alert for Irma

At 2 p.m., Irma's maximum winds had fallen to about 125 miles per hour after its landfall in Cuba, with hurricane-force winds extending outward from the eye for 70 miles. He said the 90 or more team members are now resting in preparation for the impacts of Hurricane Irma . "They are getting prepared for this storm as soon as they can".

Global Media USA and South Korea deploy 4 more Thaad launchers amid Pyongyang threats
Author: 0 USA and South Korea deploy 4 more Thaad launchers amid Pyongyang threats

The missiles are expected to arrive to a former gold course on Thursday. Forced by the increasing threats from Pyongyang, the US and South Korea had announced they would deploy four more interceptor launchers. Moreover, the shorter the space between each test, the less there is that North Korea's scientists and technicians can learn from them and make improvements to their designs, he said.

Global Media South Korean officials warn of missile test on rogue state's founding day
Author: 0 South Korean officials warn of missile test on rogue state's founding day

South Korea and the United States on Thursday completed the deployment of a USA missile defence system to counter North Korean threats, sparking demonstrations by residents and a diplomatic protest from Beijing. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is playing an unprecedentedly unsafe game with nuclear and missile tests. Last year , North Korea had conducted its fifth nuclear test to mark the 68th anniversary of the country's founding.

Global Media Teen opens fire at OH high school
Author: 0 Teen opens fire at OH high school

At this time, it's unclear if the gunman is a student at the school or if any shots were fired. "Schools are supposed to be a safe place and we need to make sure that they are always safe for all of our students, are staff members, our teachers and the general public".

Global Media Prosecutors want Shkreli thrown in jail now after Facebook threat
Author: 0 Prosecutors want Shkreli thrown in jail now after Facebook threat

The last straw was Shkreli offering $5,000 to anyone who would "grab" some of Clinton's hair during her book tour. The post nonetheless led the U.S. He was acquitted of stealing from Retrophin to pay back investors. While Shkreli may be laughing now, he is facing as much as 20 years in prison for his crimes.

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

She drove to a Lowe's location in Orlando. She was next in line to purchase one when she saw the final unit given to the customer ahead of her. Customer Ramon Santiago noticed Brekke in distress and gave her the generator he was going to buy.

Author: 0 Pelosi makes no apologies for cutting deal with Trump

As a citizen, I am, too", the White House budget director and former Republican congressman Mick Mulvaney said on Fox Business . White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday said President Donald Trump's decision to side with Democrats in combining relief money for Hurricane Harvey with a bill to raise the debt limit and fund the government could be a sign of greater bipartisanship in the future.

Global Media Equifax Faces Lawsuits, Investigations After Major Data Breach
Author: 0 Equifax Faces Lawsuits, Investigations After Major Data Breach

The NY Attorney General has launched a formal investigation into the breach of major credit reporting agency Equifax , which gave hackers access to millions of Americans' personal data . However, it won't start for more than a week, and using it forfeits your right to sue or join the class-action lawsuits already being written up.

Global Media N.Korea may launch ICBM on Saturday: Seoul PM
Author: 0 N.Korea may launch ICBM on Saturday: Seoul PM

He spoke of military action on different occasions, and said direct talks were "no more an option". Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters that his ministry's upward revision to 160 kilotons was based on a revised magnitude by the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO).

Global Media Thousands greet Pope Francis in Colombia
Author: 0 Thousands greet Pope Francis in Colombia

Finally commenting on the sometimes rather "exuberant" enthusiasm of the Colombian people who run after the pope-mobile and try to grab him, Burke says "the Pope is totally calm and even gets a kick out of it". Francis will encourage reconciliation for Colombians as they prepare to receive 7,000 former FARC rebels into society and aim to fix divisions after a war that killed more than 220,000 people and displaced millions over five decades.

Global Media Pakistan should impose restrictions on LeT & JeM: Foreign Minister Asif
Author: 0 Pakistan should impose restrictions on LeT & JeM: Foreign Minister Asif

We need to accept the history and correct ourselves". "We have been paying Pakistan billions and billions of dollars at the same time they are housing the very terrorists that we are fighting", Trump had said. "It has now received a significant boost". The leaders had gathered in the Chinese city of Xiamen for the annual BRICS summit on September 4-5, 2017.

Global Media Catalan officials defy Madrid on independence vote
Author: 0 Catalan officials defy Madrid on independence vote

Catalans for Yes (CfS) - a group comprising of Scots living in Catalonia and Catalans living in Scotland, and which supports independence for both - declared its support for the vote after Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called on the constitutional court to suspend the law passed by the Catalan regional government.

Global Media For Irma vs. Mar-a-Lago, the smart $$ is on Trump's house
Author: 0 For Irma vs. Mar-a-Lago, the smart $$ is on Trump's house

In addition to Trump's "Winter White House" at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, the Trump Organization has multiple properties near or on the South Florida coastline: Trump Grande, Trump International Beach Resort, and Trump Towers in Sunny Isles, Trump Hollywood in Hollywood Beach, Trump Plaza in West Palm Beach, plus Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter and Trump National Doral in Doral.

Global Media South Korea deploys U.S. anti-missile launchers amid clashes with protesters
Author: 0 South Korea deploys U.S. anti-missile launchers amid clashes with protesters

Earlier Thursday, the final parts of a controversial U.S. missile defense system arrived at a base in South Korea as hundreds of protesters thronged the area amid a huge police presence. Abe urged Moon to steadily uphold a 2015 deal under which the two countries agreed to "finally and irreversibly" resolve the decades-old issue, with Japan disbursing 1 billion yen ($9.1 million) previous year to a South Korean fund to support former comfort women and their families, according to the ...

Global Media Syrian army, allies seize oilfield from Islamic State in east
Author: 0 Syrian army, allies seize oilfield from Islamic State in east

For three years since the so-called Islamic State group surrounded the city, the only access to its residents was by air-drops. "We have practically decapitated Daesh", Morozov said, commenting on the airstrike that has resulted in the elimination of four influential field commanders, including Daesh " war minister " Gulmurod Khalimov , formerly a commander of the Tajik special police units.

Global Media Images of Recovery After Hurricane Harvey in Texas
Author: 0 Images of Recovery After Hurricane Harvey in Texas

Many homeowners in flood-damaged Texas communities are far from recovery, but they're getting help from across the country, including some well known names at home. The city will not accept direct monetary donations . At Christian Tabernacle Church, hundreds of cars streamed in with people looking for things like water, bleach, cat food and buckets for cleaning.

Global Media As Irma nears Puerto Rico, 'there's nothing to do but wait'
Author: 0 As Irma nears Puerto Rico, 'there's nothing to do but wait'

Virgin Islands, and elsewhere who are in the path of the Hurricane Irma ". "Make sure everything is secure and then we will hunker down for the storm", Harvin said. "And we've already been in survival mode since the economic crisis, so we already were in that mindset to do something", Cobian said. She also manages properties in the Dominican Republic's Punta Cana beach resort and said some properties had minor damages from water entering the lower level unit properties and some terrace ...

Global Media Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi's silence
Author: 0 Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi's silence

There are some days however, that can truly test the core belief that we all have the gift of conscience - the ability to see the difference between right and wrong. Myanmar's government claims it merely was responding to a terrorist provocation when it unleashed an appalling assault on a deeply persecuted minority population that can only be described as genocide.

Global Media FPL Expects 4.1 Million Customers To Suffer Power Outages
Author: 0 FPL Expects 4.1 Million Customers To Suffer Power Outages

Hurricane Irma's powerful winds, which have been measured at sustained speeds as high as 185 miles per hour, have a high potential to knock down power lines. He emphasized that the company plans to continue to operate its plants during the storm, as long as it is safe, and get it back up as soon as possible.

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