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Global Media Dolphins, Jaguars flee Florida amid Irma fears
Author: 0 Dolphins, Jaguars flee Florida amid Irma fears

MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Dolphins escaped Hurricane Irma by beginning an extended stay in California. And the team doesn't know what kind of shape their outdoor fields will be in. Irma has also caused the cancellation most of the state's major college football games this weekend: No. 16 Miami at Arkansas State and No. 21 South Florida at CT were called off in large part because of concerns about how the Hurricanes and Bulls would be able to get home.

Global Media Trump threatens war with North Korea. What kind?
Author: 0 Trump threatens war with North Korea. What kind?

North Korea on Sunday conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date, triggering USA warnings of a "massive military response". Dr. Sue Mi Terry, a Columbia Univeristy professor and former senior Central Intelligence Agency analyst on North Korea, said that Pyongyang will never give up its nuclear weapons.

Global Media Harvey aid, debt limit hike and government funding sails through Senate
Author: 0 Harvey aid, debt limit hike and government funding sails through Senate

Jenna Fountain and her father Kevin carry a bucket down Regency Drive to try to recover items from their flooded home in Port Arthur, Texas, September 1, 2017. Ted Cruz, a Republican from Houston. All the "no" votes came from Republicans, who balked at the idea of a three-month hike of the debt ceiling. Conservatives are unhappy about any debt-ceiling increase that does not include spending reductions and other changes.

Global Media Police union wants National Football League to go after Bennett
Author: 0 Police union wants National Football League to go after Bennett

The police union letter , addressed to NFL Commission Roger Goodell , requests that the NFL "take appropriate action" for Bennett's claims. Bennett said he supported his brother's decision to go public with the incident. Bennett drew support from many Wednesday when he detailed a harrowing account of police brutality . I've seen Bennett in the gym and he is a hell of an athlete.

Author: 0 Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea

The clashes came as South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe met in Russia's Far East and repeated their calls for stronger punishment of North Korea over its nuclear ambitions, including denying the country oil supplies.

Global Media Dennis Rodman offers to 'straighten things out' between Trump & N. Korea's Kim
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman offers to 'straighten things out' between Trump & N. Korea's Kim

North Korea will celebrate 69th year of its founding. Pak Song Il, the North Korean tasked with interpreting USA politics, statements, and military posture, told Osnos during a trip to Pyongyang that Trump had thrown him for a loop. That would be a matter of concern because the performance of North Korea's weapons is improving. President Donald Trump and his administration are pushing for the vote, as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un works toward achieving the capability to ...

Global Media Blue States Sue To Block DACA Repeal
Author: 0 Blue States Sue To Block DACA Repeal

In the lawsuit, the 16 state attorneys general say ending DACA violates the Fifth Amendment's equal protection guarantee, violates the Fifth Amendment's due process guarantee based on the use of personal information submitted during the DACA process to facilitate deportation, violates the Administrative Procedure Act and Regulatory Flexibility Act.

Global Media 'It' Breaks September Records, Supercharging the Box Office
Author: 0 'It' Breaks September Records, Supercharging the Box Office

With an outcome of $117.2 million, "It" will reach even with Spiderman: Homecoming, which made $ 117 million during its opening weekend. By early Saturday, it will have broken the opening weekend record for R-rated horror films (current record-holder " Paranormal Activity 3 " earned $52.6 million).

Global Media Rescuers save two beached manatees in drained bay
Author: 0 Rescuers save two beached manatees in drained bay

As Irma approaches, the offshore winds, moving counter-clockwise, push the water out. Michael Sechler posted on Facebook that when he and his friend could not find anyone to help with the rescue, they gave the animals water, hoping the storm surge would flood the bay and save them.

Global Media Decapitated Band Member Arrest For Charge of Kidnapping
Author: 0 Decapitated Band Member Arrest For Charge of Kidnapping

According to authorities in Spokane , Decapitated performed in Santa Ana on Friday night, leading to California police arresting the band members early on Saturday morning. The same story said defense attorney Steve Graham of Spokane was hired by the band on Thursday after members became aware of the investigation.

Global Media Irma prompts 1st ever tropical storm warning for Atlanta
Author: 0 Irma prompts 1st ever tropical storm warning for Atlanta

Tropical storm winds were expected in Savannah as well, prompting authorities Sunday afternoon to close the towering Talmadge Memorial Bridge that spans the Savannah River between Georgia and SC. Burns expects winds gusts to be around 45 miles per hour across the metro Monday morning, with winds being much higher south of the metro. "Even though the current forecast no longer shows us directly in the cross-hairs, that could shift and we still need to be prepared", Cooper said during a ...

Global Media Almost 7 million asked to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Almost 7 million asked to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma

Cooper declared a state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma on Wednesday.The National Hurricane Center is calling Irma "potentially catastrophic". Georgia Power's electric generating plants are also prepared for Hurricane Irma. Gov. Rick Scott sounded dire warnings about the storm Saturday morning, urging residents in evacuation zones to leave their homes immediately. The current west-northwest motion is expected to continue for the next 12 to 24 hours, followed by the turn to the ...

Global Media 22-year-old man in custody after 4 found dead in Groton
Author: 0 22-year-old man in custody after 4 found dead in Groton

Officials said all four victims had been bludgeoned to death. Alcocer said he contacted the authorities after Krause was seated and two officers showed up and spoke to Krause. Ryan called the slayings "a situation of tragic family violence". Police Chief Donald Palma Jr. reassured residents that this was not a random act and Krause and all four victims knew each other.

Global Media Stalin urges Governor to convene TN Assembly
Author: 0 Stalin urges Governor to convene TN Assembly

The DMK-led opposition has been claiming that the Palaniswami-led AIADMK government has "lost its majority" with the dissent by 21 of its MLAs and the DMK having a strength of 98 in the House. "However, if the Governor does not respond to our request within a week, then we will have to take legal resort and mobilize people's mandate", Stalin said further.

Global Media Topeka meteorologists helping to predict Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Topeka meteorologists helping to predict Hurricane Irma

Some minor ocean overflow could start with high tide on Sunday, and onshore winds will churn up coastal flooding Monday, especially during the noon high tide, the weather brief stated. Multiple videos and images posted to social media show the hurricane's force. By Tuesday morning, the forecast puts Irma in far western Tennessee, slowing and turning northeast as a high pressure system centered over the Great Lakes moves east.

Global Media Hurricane Irma lashes Cuba; Jose poses threat elsewhere
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma lashes Cuba; Jose poses threat elsewhere

The world-famous airport is known for low-flying planes that buzz the heads of sunbathers on St. Martin's beaches. It might take some time to assess the damage but don't expect cruise ships to call there anytime soon. Barbuda, the tiny island part of the dual-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, had massive destruction, according to Midcie Francis, spokesperson for the National Office of Disaster Services for Antigua and Barbuda.

Global Media Trump may have to settle for deterring, not disarming, N.Korea
Author: 0 Trump may have to settle for deterring, not disarming, N.Korea

No headway could be made without political and diplomatic tools, Putin said, later telling the TASS news agency that Russian and North Korean delegations might meet at the Vladivostok forum. "Russia condemns North Korea's exercises, we consider that they are a provocation", he said, but added: "Whipping up military hysteria makes absolutely no sense in this situation".

Global Media Trump OKs new weapons sales to S Korea, Japan
Author: 0 Trump OKs new weapons sales to S Korea, Japan

Just as President Donald Trump seeks to show global resolve after the North's most powerful nuclear test, his leverage is limited even further by new tensions he's stoked with South Korea , plus continued opposition from China and Russian Federation.

Global Media Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider
Author: 0 Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider

It passed, despite republican leaders pushing for a longer extension of the debt ceiling. New York Senator Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate floor about the importance and immediacy of the funding. The Senate is expected to approve the package when it comes up for a vote, which could happen as early as Friday. He said he expects Congress to discuss eliminating the debt ceiling, saying it "complicates things".

Global Media Eastern Mexico braces as Hurricane Katia lands tonight
Author: 0 Eastern Mexico braces as Hurricane Katia lands tonight

The National Hurricane Center said hurricane hunters found Katia was much more organized with a partial eyewall. The storm was to stall near the Sierra Madre Mountains, the center said. Specialists locate the phenomenon at 280 kilometers northeast of Veracruz whereas it moves west with sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour and gusts of 165 kilometers.

Global Media Providing Relief from Harvey
Author: 0 Providing Relief from Harvey

Clinton said in the ad. "Recently, our country has witnessed catastrophic devastation - hurricanes and flooding have upended lives and livelihoods", former President Barack Obama says in the new ad. "As the nation carefully watches the advance of Hurricane Irma , the presidents stand ready to expand their appeal to help those affected by that storm", a news release said.

Global Media OIC summit on science and technology opens in Astana
Author: 0 OIC summit on science and technology opens in Astana

He was of the view that it would be possible to focus on higher education and research in emerging areas of science and technology once there is a solid foundation of educated, skilled and healthy manpower. The UN said on Friday that about 270,000 Rohingya Muslims have sought shelter in Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar two weeks ago. "The occasion will provide opportunities to review bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and global issues of mutual interest.

Global Media At least 9 dead on French islands:minister
Author: 0 At least 9 dead on French islands:minister

The island is shared between France and the Netherlands. The hurricane has been downgraded to a category four, but United States officials have warned that it remains "extremely dangerous". Collomb said the pillaging that hit St. Martin after Irma has stopped. "I was out this morning and this afternoon and there was looting right there in front of my eyes".

Author: 0 Russia's Putin: Trump administration has shown desire to defuse North Korea tensions

Earlier on Wednesday, the Russian president warned against cornering North Korea , and reiterated Moscow's stance that sanctions against the regime in Pyongyang would not help resolve the problems on the Korean peninsula. Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, has said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was "begging for war" with the country's latest nuclear test.

Global Media Forecasters say Irma now aimed at Keys, Tampa
Author: 0 Forecasters say Irma now aimed at Keys, Tampa

Governor Cooper said the highest concerns were flooding and mudslides in the mountain regions of western North Carolina as well as hurricane-strength winds along the SC border. The Savannah mayor followed that with a call for a mandatory evacuation. It's also about 100 miles (160 kilometers) from the coast. Even with the center of the Irma expected to hit Georgia instead of South Carolina, Player said nobody thinks the storm will bypass us completely.

Global Media Huge construction cranes loom over Miami as Irma threatens
Author: 0 Huge construction cranes loom over Miami as Irma threatens

There were no injuries reported , according to the Herald. Irma was still projected to make landfall in South Florida, near Miami , Sunday morning as a Category 4 storm. Tower cranes can rise hundreds of feet into the air on steel frameworks, and are used to lift steel, concrete, heavy construction equipment and other building materials.

Global Media Detroit Lions cage the Arizona Cardinals, 35-23
Author: 0 Detroit Lions cage the Arizona Cardinals, 35-23

Slot corner Quandre Diggs almost got a third, and broke up some key passes intended for star Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald . Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) walks off the field with medical staff for X-rays during an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit , Sunday, Sept.

Global Media Malala urges global community to intervene in Rohingya crisis
Author: 0 Malala urges global community to intervene in Rohingya crisis

Although Muslims in Buddhist majority state are reeling under constant terror ever since the 1982 General Ne Win's government enacted the Burmese nationality law but a fresh spree of violence sparked worldwide controversy on August 25 when a few insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base.

Global Media Hurricane Katia Kills 3 as it Moves Towards Mexico
Author: 0 Hurricane Katia Kills 3 as it Moves Towards Mexico

As of 10 am/CT, Jose is 1,505 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and has winds of 40 mph. According to Mexico's National Meteorological Service , this Category 1 hurricane is expected to hit the state of Veracruz Friday evening or Saturday morning.

Global Media Putin thinks N.Korea crisis will not go nuclear, diplomacy to prevail
Author: 0 Putin thinks N.Korea crisis will not go nuclear, diplomacy to prevail

Russian President Vladimir Putin , right, and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands during their meeting at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok , Russia, on Thursday. "North Korea has conducted a major nuclear test", Trump said in a series of Twitter posts. "China will never allow chaos and war on the [Korean] peninsula", he asserted.

Global Media North Korea official blasts France over nuclear criticism
Author: 0 North Korea official blasts France over nuclear criticism

Although China did not explicitly mention sanctions, the comment came as the us pushed for economic restrictions on the North and specifically its leader, Kim Jong Un . "Military action is certainly an option", said President Donald Trump on Thursday at a White House news conference. At the time, North Korea said that Qaddafi's fall was "a grave lesson" that persuading other nations to give up weapons was "an invasion tactic".

Global Media Former BC Liberal tossed from caucus after being elected Speaker
Author: 0 Former BC Liberal tossed from caucus after being elected Speaker

Plecas' membership in the party - the strongest action available to us". Mr. Plecas warmed to the job - which comes with many perks, including a 50-per-cent wage hike above his backbench MLA's salary - after he confronted then-premier Christy Clark about her leadership following the Liberal election loss at a caucus meeting in July.

Global Media Inducements, not more sanctions, needed in NKorea crisis
Author: 0 Inducements, not more sanctions, needed in NKorea crisis

In response, Washington has pleaded Monday with its allies in the security council of the united nations for sanctions "the strongest possible". Moon urged Russian Federation to back stronger sanctions including the cutting off oil supplies, but Putin expressed concern that such moves would hurt regular North Koreans, said Yoon Young-chan, Moon's chief press secretary.

Global Media Bangladesh allots 2000 acre land for Rohingyas in Ukhia
Author: 0 Bangladesh allots 2000 acre land for Rohingyas in Ukhia

Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh, said. The call came days after Indian prime minister Narendra Modi made a state visit to Myanmar during which he condemned the attacks by Rohingya militants on Myanmar troops but did not comment on the violence against the Rohingya and their mass exodus.

Global Media North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin
Author: 0 North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin

Rattled by the test, South Korea conducted live-fire exercises at sea in its second straight day of military display. Russian president Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test as "provocative". Putin also lashed out at the US, saying it was preposterous for Washington to ask for Moscow's help with North Korea after sanctioning Russian companies whom USA officials accused of violating North Korea sanctions.

Global Media Indian ODI squad to face Australia announced
Author: 0 Indian ODI squad to face Australia announced

India and Australia will play five ODIs and three T20 matches during their limited-overs series, starting with the first 50-over clash in Chennai on September 17. I think Axar Patel has done pretty well. Kuldeep Yadav is a good bowler too. They certainly have some good spinners. "We have got to play them well throughout the series".

Author: 0 North Korea may launch ballistic missile on Saturday, says Seoul PM

The U.S.is circulating a draft resolution at the United Nations that would bar crude oil shipments to North Korea, ban the nation's exports of textiles and prohibit employment of its guest workers by other countries, according to a diplomat at the world body.

Global Media Contradicting Putin, Moon, Abe call for stronger sanctions against North Korea
Author: 0 Contradicting Putin, Moon, Abe call for stronger sanctions against North Korea

South Korea said it fired a volley of ballistic missiles on Monday to simulate an attack on the North's nuclear test site, followed yesterday by major live-fire drills at sea. The Security Council has imposed seven sets of sanctions on North Korea since it first tested a nuclear device in 2006, though Pyongyang has repeatedly found ways to circumvent the measures.

Author: 0 Putin hints at next move in United States diplomatic face-off

The move was made in retaliation for Moscow's expulsion of USA diplomats earlier in the year, when it reduced the number of United States diplomats in the country to 455 - the same number Russian Federation has in the US. Russian news agencies reported that Putin distanced himself from Trump by saying Trump wasn't his "bride" and that he wasn't Trump's "groom". "[The United States] has committed an obvious violation of property rights", he said.

Author: 0 South Florida under a flood watch due to Hurricane Irma

Around 125,000 people are thought to live in the area. According to the National Hurricane Center , that specific type of warning "indicates there is a danger of life-threatening inundation from rising water moving inland from the shoreline somewhere within the specified area, generally within 36 hours".

Global Media Allegri concerned by Chievo shot tally
Author: 0 Allegri concerned by Chievo shot tally

After this match, Juventus will travel to Spain to take on FC Barcelona in their Champions League group stage opener on Tuesday. Juventus on Saturday took a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute on an own goal by Chievo's Perparim Hetemaj off a free-kick from Miralem Pjanic , reports Efe.

Global Media United States reasserts 'ironclad' commitment to defend S.Korea
Author: 0 United States reasserts 'ironclad' commitment to defend S.Korea

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has reaffirmed Washington's commitment to defend its South Korean ally, warning once more that any North Korean threat would trigger an "overwhelming" response, the Pentagon said Wednesday. "We should not give in to emotions and push Pyongyang into a corner", Putin said in a news conference after meeting with Moon on the sidelines of a conference on economic development of Russia's Far East.

Global Media Clashes Erupt Over THAAD Deployment in S. Korea
Author: 0 Clashes Erupt Over THAAD Deployment in S. Korea

However, there are no reports of Kim receiving a message of greetings from Chinese President Xi Jinping, a possible indication of fraying ties between the two neighbors. Senator Payne again stressed China must do more and said Australia wanted the UN Security Council to consider further strong measures. During his election campaign earlier this year, President Moon was a noted skeptic of THAAD, and called for greater dialogue with North Korea.

Global Media CBI files FIR against Jayanthi Natarajan for 'abuse of official position'
Author: 0 CBI files FIR against Jayanthi Natarajan for 'abuse of official position'

The CBI report states that there has been violation of Forest Conservation Act of 2012 in awarding about 56 hectares of forest land for non-forestry use during the tenure of Natarajan as minister for environment and forests. Natarajan, however, had claimed that the party vice-president had interfered with her decisions while she had held the Cabinet portfolio. "Besides, this approval was accorded without adhering to the advice of DGF&SS and against the directions of Hon'ble Supreme Court in ...

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