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Global Media Several injured in Switzerland train collision
Author: 0 Several injured in Switzerland train collision

In 2010, a train on the Glacier Express service, which is part of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, derailed due to speeding. The Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn railway said as quoted by media that a train misfunctions led to the crash. Andermatt, in the Uri canton of central-southern Switzerland, is a historic ski town near the crossroads of several Swiss cantons. The collision occurred while the engine for a train was being moved to the front from the back, Reuters reported.

Global Media Floridians assess damages as weakening Hurricane Irma heads north
Author: 0 Floridians assess damages as weakening Hurricane Irma heads north

Florida Director of Emergency Management Bryan Koon said officials would wait until first light on Monday to begin rescue efforts and assess damage, adding he did not have yet any numbers on fatalities statewide. US President Donald Trump in a ceremony at the Pentagon to remember the victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks vowed a full response to Irma , as well as continued federal support for victims of Hurricane Harvey, which flooded Texas.

Global Media Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court to Block Ruling That Allows More Refugees
Author: 0 Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court to Block Ruling That Allows More Refugees

The issue of the scope of the ban has been playing out in the lower courts, but the Supreme Court is set to hear the larger issues concerning the merits of the case on October 11. That ruling upheld a district court's order. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit had said its ruling allowing refugees with resettlement agreements would take effect Tuesday, which Wall asserted could be disruptive.

Global Media Australian government confirms MLA lamb ad complaint
Author: 0 Australian government confirms MLA lamb ad complaint

Karcher, Buddhist Priest Matthew T. Fisher and well-known Jewish Rabbi in Nevada-California ElizaBeth Webb Beyer; also denounced lamb marketing using religious figures, which they said trivialized various religious figures; and urging withdrawal of the video ad.

Global Media Irma's strong winds causing damage in GA
Author: 0 Irma's strong winds causing damage in GA

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 415 miles. "Irma is still a Category 2 hurricane and is moving north northwest through the Tampa Bay area". Stay with WSBTV.com and Channel 2 Action News over the next several days for the most updated information around the clock. In fact, on Sunday the National Weather Service office in Huntsville placed parts of north Alabama under a tropical storm watch.

Global Media Christian couple sue Church School over transgender issue
Author: 0 Christian couple sue Church School over transgender issue

The parents said a similar situation happened with their eight-year-old son at the same school two years ago. "Nigel and Sally plan to argue the school's policy allowing students to dress as the opposite gender doesn't act in the best interests of their students", the Sunday Times reports.

Global Media Trump and first lady prepare to commemorate September 11
Author: 0 Trump and first lady prepare to commemorate September 11

Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts . Moments of silence have also been held to observe when the south World Trade Center tower collapsed on September 11, 2001, and when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Global Media Weakened but risky Irma lashes Florida with wind, rain
Author: 0 Weakened but risky Irma lashes Florida with wind, rain

Packing winds of 130 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma blasted Florida over the weekend, first making landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm. Several school districts, Georgia State University in Atlanta and the University of Georgia in Athens announced there will be no classes on Monday.

Global Media Nine Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai blast
Author: 0 Nine Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai blast

Five police officers were injured in the shootout that took place in the neighbourhood of Agouza, Giza governorate, during a raid on two suspected terrorist hideouts, Sputnik reported. At least 23 Egyptian soldiers were killed when suicide vehicle bombs tore through two military checkpoints in North Sinai in July, in one of the bloodiest assaults on security forces in years.

Global Media Rohingya refugees recount village massacre by Myanmar military
Author: 0 Rohingya refugees recount village massacre by Myanmar military

Mainly Buddhist Myanmar does not recognise its stateless Muslim Rohingya community, labelling them as "Bengalis" - illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. Turning to Myanmar's de facto leader, Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi , Awad noted that she is a part of the violence and he does not know why she was given a Nobel Peace Prize.

Global Media USA revises draft United Nations sanctions proposal on N. Korea: diplomats
Author: 0 USA revises draft United Nations sanctions proposal on N. Korea: diplomats

Kim Jong Un's regime "is closely following the moves of the USA with vigilance", its state-run Korean Central News Agency said Monday, citing a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mexico's foreign minister, Luis Videgaray, has led the diplomatic push as he also seeks to convince the United States to keep the North American Free Trade Agreement in place.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin: North Korea sanctions are 'useless' and 'ineffective'

Putin denounced Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russian Federation did not recognise North Korea's nuclear status. Moon said ahead of his meeting with Putin that the situation could get out of hand if North Korea's missile and nuclear tests aren't stopped.

Global Media China Urges US to Halt THAAD Deployment in S Korea
Author: 0 China Urges US to Halt THAAD Deployment in S Korea

The United States has called for a vote on Monday on a UN resolution that would impose the toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea, a move that could lead to a showdown with the country's biggest trading partner China and its neighbour Russian Federation.

Global Media North Korea: US will pay for Nikki Haley's 'tongue-lashing'
Author: 0 North Korea: US will pay for Nikki Haley's 'tongue-lashing'

North Korea has responded to criticism from a United States ambassador by calling her a "prostitute" who is "swishing her skirt", reported The Independent . administration will have to pay a dear price for her tongue-lashing", the KCNA said of Haley, according to Bloomberg . "North Korea is behaving very badly, and it's got to stop", Trump said.

Author: 0 Hurricane Jose downgraded to Category 3, expected to weaken

Four simultaneous Atlantic hurricanes have been recorded just twice in history, once in 1893 ( before hurricanes were given names ) and again in 1998 (Georges, Ivan, Jeanne, and Karl). Projected path of hurricane Katia . Katia is now a Category 1 storm that's also expected to gain strength in the coming days. The landfall of Katia comes as Mexico, particularly the states of Chiapas and Oaxaca, are dealing with damage from the strongest natural disaster in the country for decades.

Global Media Myanmar rejects Rohingya offer of temporary ceasefire
Author: 0 Myanmar rejects Rohingya offer of temporary ceasefire

More than 300 people arrived on small boats and fishing trawlers on Shah Porir Dwip island, a short distance from the mouth of the Naf River that separates the two countries and flows out into the Bay of Bengal. The UN, which previously put the number of arrivals at 164,000, said the overnight leap was because of a more thorough assessment in areas not previously included in its counting.

Global Media Trump opens door to more Asian arms sales
Author: 0 Trump opens door to more Asian arms sales

Nikki Haley told an emergency meeting of the Security Council in NY that the United States did not want a war but its patience was "not unlimited". Trump also in that call provided what officials said was his "conceptual approval" for the purchase of billions of dollars in U.S.

Global Media Girl punished, made to stand in boys' loo
Author: 0 Girl punished, made to stand in boys' loo

According to the girl, a non-teaching staffer identified as Priyanka, caught hold of her at the entrance to her classroom on the first floor and questioned about not wearing uniform. The parents have not lodged any complaint with the police. After the incident came to light, several child rights activists came in support of the girl asking for strict action taken against the teacher and the school under the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Global Media Trump to preside over his first 9/11 ceremony as president
Author: 0 Trump to preside over his first 9/11 ceremony as president

Monday marks the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that happened in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001 . On Sept. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, are hosting a private observance for victims' relatives there at 9:11 a.m.

Global Media Putin: More Sanctions Against North Korea Would Be 'Useless and Ineffective'
Author: 0 Putin: More Sanctions Against North Korea Would Be 'Useless and Ineffective'

Speaking at a National Assembly session, Song said the possible return of the US tactical nukes can be discussed as one of the various options for effective deterrence and response to the North's belligerence. He warned against "military hysteria", saying all parties should avoid "threats of annihilation" and "step on the path of cooperation". The U.S.is weighing a number of military, economic and diplomatic responses.

Author: 0 Japan's Abe says N.Korea situation needs quick action

The Russian leader, a former head of his country's intelligence services, also said that sanctions, like those put in place against the North's economy last month by the United Nations Security Council, are "useless and ineffective". "The situation is very grave". Russian Federation and China opposed the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, system, saying it has the potential of fueling an arms race.

Author: 0 Irma strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded

And the category one Hurricane Katia is in the Gulf of Mexico and menacing the country's eastern seaboard. Hurricane Irma continues to maintain its strength as maximum sustained winds remain at 185 miles per hour. Hurricane Irma , which caused severe damage to parts of the Caribbean, has weakened to a Category Four storm, but is still described as "very dangerous", with winds of up to 155mph.

Global Media Why these Miami residents are hunkering down at home as Irma approaches
Author: 0 Why these Miami residents are hunkering down at home as Irma approaches

Several people vacationing in the area told BuzzFeed News they abruptly changed their plans as forecasts show the storm - which is expected to slam into the Florida Keys and south Florida around 8 a.m. 'After damage assessment, we will determine if passenger flights will resume on Tuesday September 12'. Airports have comprehensive plans for situations like a major hurricane .

Global Media Alabama Governor Issues State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Alabama Governor Issues State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Irma

The inherent uncertainty of a storm like Hurricane Irma means that agency heads should be vigilant in monitoring changing conditions. Alabama Power is also directing customers to its Storm Safety website where they can find a wide-range of information from packing an emergency kit to how the company restores power.

Author: 0 Putin: North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes

DPRK's nuclear testing and launches using ballistic missile technology violate UN Security Council resolutions. Amid the rising tensions, Seoul installed the four remaining launchers of the US anti-missile Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system on a former golf course in the south early on Thursday.

Global Media Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea

In a phone conversation on Monday with South Korean President Moon Jae-In, Trump said he would support "in principle" the us ally fitting its missiles with heavier warheads, boosting its deterrence against North Korea. It described it as a "tentative" step to counter the growing threats from North Korea. Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Beijing supports further United Nations action against North Korea but also wants to see renewed efforts to begin dialogue involving all sides.

Global Media Hurricane aid measure grows to $15B as Irma bears down
Author: 0 Hurricane aid measure grows to $15B as Irma bears down

Earlier Friday, the package passed in the House of Representatives by a 316-90 vote , with all opposing votes coming from Republicans [Koch-owned swamp scum]. If a federal aid package isn't approved soon, the Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA could run out of money as soon as this month . The Senate Majority Leader also said that congress should prepare to secure funds for whatever damage could be caused by Hurricane Irma.

Global Media Trump Says Military Action Against North Korea Is 'Certainly' An Option
Author: 0 Trump Says Military Action Against North Korea Is 'Certainly' An Option

North Korean soldiers are seen during the 69th founding anniversary of the country at Mansudae hill in Pyongyang, North Korea . McCain says Kim needs to know that "if he acts in an aggressive fashion, the price will be extinction". "I could imagine such a format being used to end the North Korea conflict". President Vladimir Putin called for diplomatic talks on Wednesday, saying sanctions and pressure weren't enough to resolve the situation.

Author: 0 Abe says North Korea must give up its nuclear program

The Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) system already installed in the South has infuriated China, but the ministry said in a statement: "Four remaining launchers will soon be temporarily deployed through consultations between South Korea and the United States to counter growing nuclear and missile threats from the North".

Global Media Clashes at protests in South Korea injure dozens
Author: 0 Clashes at protests in South Korea injure dozens

DPRK is the acronym for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the Stalinist state's formal name. In response, US, South Korea and Japan want the Security Council to implement stronger measures against North Korea, including bans on oil imports, exports of textiles and employment of its guest workers by other countries.

Global Media Brexit: Ministers warn of 'chaos' if repeal bill rejected
Author: 0 Brexit: Ministers warn of 'chaos' if repeal bill rejected

The Bill overturns the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community and incorporates relevant EU laws into the United Kingdom statute book to prevent black holes in the law at the point of Brexit . Theresa May is being urged to sack a Labour peer who heads the government's infrastructure body after he damned David Davis's negotiating approach and vowed to attempt to reverse Brexit .

Global Media Russian Federation refuses to budge on N. Korea
Author: 0 Russian Federation refuses to budge on N. Korea

However, the USA expert added that the Russian initiative would appear more promising if it leads to North Korea reducing its truculence and showing willingness to freeze and end its nuclear weapons development. New sanctions could also seek to curb tourism to the country. Sanctions have done little to stop North Korea boosting its nuclear and missile capacity as it faces off with Trump, who has vowed to stop it from being able to hit the US mainland with a nuclear weapon.

Global Media Putin warns of 'catastrophe' over N. Korea
Author: 0 Putin warns of 'catastrophe' over N. Korea

Washington has proposed a new UN Security Council resolution, according to a UN diplomat, to punish North Korea by freezing the assets of Kim Jong Un and members of the ruling Worker's Party of Korea, fully banning exports of oil to North Korea, banning all textile imports from North Korea and banning North Korean laborers from generating earnings overseas.

Global Media Jaypee needs to Deposit ₹2000 crore
Author: 0 Jaypee needs to Deposit ₹2000 crore

IDBI Bank, the largest creditor of Jaypee Infratech Ltd and the leader of the consortium of lenders to the Jaypee Group, had moved Supreme Court to restore the insolvency proceedings against the real estate company. The Managing Director and Directors of Jaypee shall not travel outside India without prior permission. Jaiprakash Associates shares were trading at Rs 22.05 down by more than 5.5 per cent down and Jaypee Infratech shares were trading 4.78 per cent down at Rs 15.95 on Monday ...

Global Media If you litter, don't say Vande Mataram: Modi
Author: 0 If you litter, don't say Vande Mataram: Modi

In his address, PM Modi invoked Swami Vivekananda as a person who raised his voice against the social evils that has entered our society. The students and teachers may be encouraged to participate in the event. Pointing out that there is no better place for creativity and innovation other than university campuses, he asked the audience to take a vow to keep the premises clean.

Author: 0 Heavy rain and winds of up to 70mph set to hit Chester

The forecaster added: "A developing low pressure system in the Atlantic will track towards Ireland today bringing a period of strong and gusty winds to all provinces". Replacement bus services were put on for trans-Pennine train services between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield after the railway line at Stalybridge, Tameside, flooded.

Global Media 2 militants killed, another surrender in south Kashmir
Author: 0 2 militants killed, another surrender in south Kashmir

Two other terrorists, one identified as local Taqiq Ahmad were also killed in the same encounter. Announcements were made through loud speakers to convince them to lay down their arms. Police have identified the militants killed as Tariq Ahmad and Altaf Ahmad of Hizbul Mujahideen who were involved in several attacks on security forces.

Global Media All SIM cards without Aadhaar linkage will be deactivated after Feb 2018
Author: 0 All SIM cards without Aadhaar linkage will be deactivated after Feb 2018

If you don't link your mobile number with your Aadhaar Number by February 2018, then the mobile number will be deactivated. That means mobile phone service users will have to link their Aadhaar numbers with SIM numbers. Your thumb impression will be verified. A Govt. official said, "Online linking of mobile number has a security risk". After verifying the biometrics , you will be given an acknowledgement slip.

Global Media Vladimir Putin warns world faces 'global catastrophe' over North Korea
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin warns world faces 'global catastrophe' over North Korea

But the official says under worldwide law, countries can only establish diplomatic posts when the host country consents. Kim would rather starve his people than see his regime overthrown, he said. He described the bombastic rhetoric being traded between Washington and Pyongyang in recent weeks as "military hysteria". Still, Chinese leaders worry about instability on the Korean Peninsula if Kim's regime collapses, which would eliminate a buffer between China and South Korea , a heavily armed ...

Global Media USA calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution
Author: 0 USA calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution

The vote in response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear test is intended for September 11, the USA mission to the United Nations announced on Friday night. Among other concessions the new text also softens proposed restrictions on North Koreans working overseas, and on the inspection by force of ships suspected of carrying cargo prohibited by the UN.

Global Media Rescinding DACA means rescinding the American dream
Author: 0 Rescinding DACA means rescinding the American dream

According to a CNN article, ending DACA would cost employers almost $2 billion dollars over the span of two years, cost the federal government $60 billion to immediately deport 800,000 people, and risk a $280 billion hit to the economy's expected 10-year growth.

Global Media U.S. calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution
Author: 0 U.S. calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution

The Korean Peninsula has been in a technical state of war since the Korean War ended in an armistice in 1953. North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test a week ago and has been launching ballistic missiles at a record pace. The North has a history of marking significant dates with show of military capability, but its recent tests have been seen as driven mainly by technological needs amid an accelerating effort to expand its nuclear weapons arsenal.

Author: 0 NC governor, officials detail how state is preparing for storm

Cooper said at a media briefing Thursday that the system could still affect from people across the state - a key reason why he issued an emergency declaration statewide. "It's best to give through reputable charities that you contact directly", Cooper said. Tim Little of NCDOT says they are also anxious for the potential of rock slides and mudslides in the mountainous areas of WNC.

Global Media Trump Using Hurricanes As A Pitch For Tax Reform
Author: 0 Trump Using Hurricanes As A Pitch For Tax Reform

President Trump has declared federal emergencies for Florida, Georgia and SC ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is expected to make landfall near Miami early Sunday. The briefing the President received at Camp David caused Trump "great concern" because, as the hurricane moves up the west coast of the state, the storm surge could result in deaths, Pence told CNN.

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