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President, First Lady to Visit Florida in Aftermath of Hurricane Irma President, First Lady to Visit Florida in Aftermath of Hurricane Irma
- September 17, 2017

Including the nursing home deaths, at least 26 people in Florida have died under Irma-related circumstances, and six more in SC and Georgia , many of them well after the storm passed. Almost 2.7 million homes and businesses, about 1 in 4 Florida customers, remain without power. Power outages and shortages of basic necessities remain rampant. (more...)
Georgia Tech campus police shoot, kill barefoot student holding 'tiny' knife Georgia Tech campus police shoot, kill barefoot student holding 'tiny' knife
- September 17, 2017

Chris Stewart to investigate the shooting", a statement posted to social media said. "Subsequently, one officer fired striking Schultz". Police responded to the scene in large numbers and made contact with the suspect, identified as Scout Schultz, of Lilburn. (more...)
Dhaka restricts movement of Rohingya refugees Dhaka restricts movement of Rohingya refugees
- September 17, 2017

The authorities plan to construct 14,000 shelters, each with the capacity to hold six families, with the help of worldwide aid organisations and the Bangladesh military. "Myanmar is my home, my family has been there for generations". Pierce said his group was particularly anxious about the traumatized children and orphans who have arrived alone in Bangladesh. (more...)
Kuwait gives North Korean envoy one month to leave Kuwait gives North Korean envoy one month to leave
- September 17, 2017

Kuwait's Information Ministry did not respond to a request for comment. Four diplomats will also be asked to leave the oil-rich state along with Ambassador So Chang Sik. Though they comprise a small market compared to China and Russian Federation, sending workers to the Gulf countries helps Pyongyang evade global sanctions. (more...)
Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea
- September 17, 2017

North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Friday local time, the latest in a stream of missile tests that have looked to defy the global community. Just four days earlier, it had unanimously approved new sanctions on Pyongyang for its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3. The last set of sanctions included restrictions on North Korea's oil imports and a ban on its textile exports. (more...)
Auburn backup QB Sean White arrested for public intoxication after Mercer win Auburn backup QB Sean White arrested for public intoxication after Mercer win
- September 17, 2017

White has since been released from the Lee County Jail on a $500 bond. This comes on top of a two-game suspension for reasons unknown which kept White sidelined until this weekend's game against Mercer. The 21-year-old White has a November 30 court date, where if found guilty he faces a fine and court costs. In 11 games a year ago, White threw for 1,679 yards, nine touchdowns and three interceptions. (more...)
Revenge Taken In The Name Of Accountability: Nawaz Sharif's Daughter Revenge Taken In The Name Of Accountability: Nawaz Sharif's Daughter
- September 17, 2017

During the campaign Maryam Nawaz sought to portray the vote as the "people's verdict" on her father's disqualification. "Does this country want democracy?" She said the people of Pakistan "know everything, and they have supported us throughout". (more...)
Here's The Breakdown Of Hurricane Harvey And Irma By The Numbers Here's The Breakdown Of Hurricane Harvey And Irma By The Numbers
- September 17, 2017

The call came after a transformer that powered the air conditioning went out. They all have one goal: determining who is to blame for the deaths of these elderly people. Asked whether the severity of the two hurricanes had led him to rethink his position on climate change he said: "Well, we've had bigger storms than this". (more...)
Tillerson says U.S. thinking about closing embassy in Cuba Tillerson says U.S. thinking about closing embassy in Cuba
- September 17, 2017

The sudden review comes after more than 20 US government employees at the embassy have suffered mysterious health problems, which American officials have blamed on a potential secret sonic device in the build. No secret device has been found and the cause of the illnesses has not been determined. Cuba has denied involvement. Its government had no immediate response to Tillerson's comments. (more...)
Donald Trump warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' options
- September 17, 2017

North Korea has launched a trio of missiles in recent weeks and tested a bomb that was its most powerful to date. "We have been kicking the can down the road and we are out of road". However, the accuracy of the missile, still at an early stage of development, was low, it said. And what have the USA and its allies achieved? Beijing has pushed back, urging Washington to do more to rein in North Korea. (more...)
Mayo unchanged for All-Ireland final against Dublin Mayo unchanged for All-Ireland final against Dublin
- September 17, 2017

Mick O'Dwyer (8) and Sean Boylan (4) are the only other members. The Dubs, powered by Con O'Callaghan, Brian Fenton, Ciaran Kilkenny, James McCarthy, Jack McCaffrey, Stephen Cluxton, Dean Rock and a host of star quality performers, are favourites to claim the Sam Maguire Cup for the third consecutive year, the fourth time in five seasons. (more...)
Man in life-threatening condition after shooting inside downtown steakhouse Man in life-threatening condition after shooting inside downtown steakhouse
- September 17, 2017

Paramedics could be seen outside the restaurant performing CPR on the victim. Giannini was rushed to a trauma centre without vital signs and was later pronounced dead. They have not released a detailed description. Homicide detectives have taken over the case. The restaurant was the scene of another dramatic shooting nearly two years ago. (more...)
Hundreds of flights grounded as typhoon slams Japan Hundreds of flights grounded as typhoon slams Japan
- September 17, 2017

Evacuation orders were issued for residents in the cities of Saiki and Usuki, affecting almost 60,000 people, government agencies said. The 18 Typhoon of the Pacific season has resulted in way more chaos in many areas of Japan. Typhoon Talim made landfall on Sukumo, Kochi Prefecture, around 5 p.m. after first making landfall in Kagoshima Prefecture in the morning, and is expected to rip through western Japan, with rough weather forecast for large areas of the country, the Japan Meteorological ... (more...)
Jain couple decides to leave daughter, 100-crore property for monkhood Jain couple decides to leave daughter, 100-crore property for monkhood
- September 17, 2017

According to a report by the Hindustan Times , 35-year-old Sumit Rathore and his wife Anamika Rathore, have chose to undergo Deeksha (the first step in the initiation into monkhood) under the auspices of Sudhamargi Jain Acharya Ramlal Maharaj in Surat, Gujarat on September 23. (more...)
Rudd Says Not Helpful for Trump to Speculate on UK Bomb Probe Rudd Says Not Helpful for Trump to Speculate on UK Bomb Probe
- September 17, 2017

Rudd made her announcement as police continue their investigations in the wake of the incident on Friday. Severe, the second highest level, means an attack is highly likely. Responding to reported Isis claims that its followers have manufactured further explosive devices in London , Ms Rudd said: "They will always make claims that suit their intentions, but actually there is no evidence of that". (more...)
USA tourists attacked with acid in Marseille, official says USA tourists attacked with acid in Marseille, official says
- September 17, 2017

She says all four of the tourists, who are in their 20s, have been hospitalized, two of them for shock. A 48-year-old woman was arrested and detained by the police. The four tourists, in their early twenties, were travelling between Marseilles and Paris when a 41-year-old man sprayed them with hydrochloric acid, according to reports. (more...)
UN Security Council exhorts North Korea to denuclearize UN Security Council exhorts North Korea to denuclearize
- September 17, 2017

Responding to a question, Mattis said he is not aware of any effort on the part of South Korea to shoot down the North Korean missile. The UNSC referred to the latest launch as a "manifest violation" of Security Council resolutions that comes less than two weeks after the DPRK conducted a test of a nuclear device on 3 September and only three days after the Security Council unanimously adopted fresh sanctions against the country. (more...)
Six security men killed in bomb blast in Pakistan Six security men killed in bomb blast in Pakistan
- September 17, 2017

A local government official and five police personnel have been killed in a roadside bomb attack in Pakistan's volatile northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan . Asif also said that Pakistan would reproach the US for its new Afghanistan policy at the United Nations General Assembly next week, saying "the Trump administration is following a militaristic approach and that policy has already failed". (more...)
Trump traveling to storm-ravaged Florida Thursday
- September 17, 2017

Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in Florida past year by about 1 percentage point. Trump's trip to Florida was his third in less than three weeks to the storm-ravaged South. About 110,000 people remain in shelters across the state. At least 37 people were killed in the Caribbean. Shortly after, first lady Melania Trump tweeted that she would accompany her husband to Florida on Thursday. (more...)
Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball
- September 17, 2017

The gif edits Trump's hitting a golf ball at a golf course event and edits in footage of Clinton falling while climbing the steps to her plane in 2011. "Important meetings and calls scheduled for today", Trump tweeted. Trump has retweeted edited videos before. "I spoke with President Moon of South Korea last night". (more...)
Zimbabwe's top opposition leader in South Africa hospital Zimbabwe's top opposition leader in South Africa hospital
- September 17, 2017

Details are still sketchy, but media reports in Zimbabwe say the MDC leader is on life-support in Johannesburg. But the MDC said in an official statement that Tsvangirai was in South Africa for a routine medical procedure. The announcement came a month after Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, seen as a favourite to succeed 93-year-old Mugabe, was rushed to South Africa for emergency medical care. (more...)
US' bullying in JCPOA won't bear results: Leader US' bullying in JCPOA won't bear results: Leader
- September 17, 2017

He said, "Every day the US government exposes a new side of its viciousness, thus proving Imam Khomeini's words true: The US government is the Great Satan". attitude towards talks and their outcomes are totally oppressive, hounding and ‎cruel, ‎" Khamenei added. He added: The enemies must know that if bullying works elsewhere in the world, it won't ever work for the Islamic Republic of Iran. (more...)
CM Punjab hails team's win as 'conquest of moderate, tolerant Pakistan' CM Punjab hails team's win as 'conquest of moderate, tolerant Pakistan'
- September 17, 2017

Pakistan and Turkey were bound in an exemplary relationship and no power of the world could damage these ties. He said that the victory in Independence Cup is the conquest of moderate and tolerant Pakistan and, irrespective of win or defeat, it is the peaceful Pakistan that won in the end. (more...)
Markets Shrug Off Latest N. Korea Missile Launch; Busy US Reports Day
- September 17, 2017

Some critics questioned the timing of Seoul's announcement as it came just days after the U.N. Security Council imposed its toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea to punish the country for its sixth nuclear test. Friday's launch appears to be in direct response to sanctions the United Nations passed Monday, which banned North Korea's textile exports and cut off about 30 percent of its oil supply. (more...)
Iran defeat Japan at FIVB Grand Champions Cup Iran defeat Japan at FIVB Grand Champions Cup
- September 17, 2017

Iran maintained their clean win-record, while the US dropped to 1-1 in the 2017 edition of the World Grand Champions Cup. Issei Otake has been the best scorer for the Japanese team with 34 points. On Saturday, Iran came back from behind against Japan to win the game 3-1. Iran ranked fourth in the last edition. On Sunday, Brazil was playing Japan for the first place. (more...)
Trump wants lawmakers to 'move fast' on taxes Trump wants lawmakers to 'move fast' on taxes
- September 17, 2017

Speaking in an AP Newsmaker interview, Ryan said he believes the president "made the right call" when he announced he would give Congress six months to figure out what to do with former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program before dismantling it. (more...)
United Nations Security Council condemns highly provocative North Korea missile launch United Nations Security Council condemns highly provocative North Korea missile launch
- September 17, 2017

Ambassador Nikki Haley . While Washington warns of military options, it says it still wants a peaceful solution. China and Russian Federation, two countries critics say are economic enablers of North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs, have claimed that Pyongyang's weapons development should be addressed through dialogue, not additional sanctions. (more...)
Envoy Says Antigua and Barbuda Will Rebuild From Irma Envoy Says Antigua and Barbuda Will Rebuild From Irma
- September 17, 2017

Browne backed the call by British billionaire Richard Branson - whose Necker Island resort was also ruined by the storm - for a Marshall Plan to help revitalize and rebuild the areas stricken by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean. Mr. McCleary Fredrick, Director of Hazard Management Cayman Islands has also been sent to Anguilla for two weeks to provide expertise along with the Anguillan disaster management team. (more...)
N will have to accept SC verdict: Khursheed Shah N will have to accept SC verdict: Khursheed Shah
- September 17, 2017

Commenting on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) efforts to garner support of opposition parties to get new leader of the opposition elected, he said it had democratic right to bring in the opposition leader of its choice. "We will get in touch with the Pakistan Cricket Board for organising global cricket matches in Karachi and other cities in the province", he added. (more...)
Florida governor orders removal of nursing home from Medicaid after 8 died Florida governor orders removal of nursing home from Medicaid after 8 died
- September 17, 2017

Yesterday afternoon, the facility reported to the AHCA that they had power and access to fans and spot coolers provided by Memorial Healthcare. Sanchez, the police chief, said a criminal investigation had been launched. Keys officials are setting up almost two dozen checkpoints in the hardest hit areas staffed by law-enforcement to make sure only authorized residents and relief workers get through. (more...)