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Real gets Asian or NZ team in Club World Cup semis Real gets Asian or NZ team in Club World Cup semis
- October 09, 2017

The opening match will be between hosts Al Jazira and OFC Champions League winners Auckland City, with the victor set to take on AFC champions in the quarter-finals. They have made the semi-finals once before, losing to South American side San Lorenzo in 2014 before finishing in third place. More than half of the tournament competitors are already known, with the African champions, Copa Libertadores winners and Asian champions are still pending. (more...)
NBC5 Forecast: Exceptionally hot Monday, then a big temperature drop NBC5 Forecast: Exceptionally hot Monday, then a big temperature drop
- October 09, 2017

The meteorological fall (September through November) precipitation total stayed at 2.25 inches, 1.51 inches below normal. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of rain is 60 percent. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 69. North northeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Low: 52. High: 76. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible. (more...)
Moving Anaheim Hills brush fire prompts mandatory evacuation orders Moving Anaheim Hills brush fire prompts mandatory evacuation orders
- October 09, 2017

With winds whipping at about 25 miles per hour and pushing the fire west, mandatory evacuation orders were issued for residents south of the 91 Freeway and west of the 241 toll road. The fire appeared to be moving toward Anaheim Hills, he added. Another shelter was set up at the Downtown Anaheim Community Center, 250 E. Center Street. (more...)
Mattis Tells Military to 'Be Ready' Regarding North Korea Mattis Tells Military to 'Be Ready' Regarding North Korea
- October 09, 2017

General James Mattis warned it is impossible to tell what the future holds for the crisis, but urged his forces to be prepared for a military confrontation with Kim Jong-un. During the address, Trump said that the US will "totally destroy" North Korea if necessary and tweeted that leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer". (more...)
Pitt student, 20-year-old woman found dead in Oakland Pitt student, 20-year-old woman found dead in Oakland
- October 09, 2017

Artem Sheykhet, Alina Sheykhet's brother, told television station WPXI he learned of his sister's death upon waking up Sunday, his 25th birthday. Pitt Police are providing assistance to the Pittsburgh Police, which is leading the investigation. (more...)
FIR lodged against Yeddyurappa, Ananth Kumar over leaked video clip FIR lodged against Yeddyurappa, Ananth Kumar over leaked video clip
- October 09, 2017

However, it is not yet clear as to how the police will take the investigation forward. To another question on the probe, he said "No. The police will act according to the law". In the clip from February 12 this year, the duo was purportedly heard speaking of a Congress leader's diary which listed payments to the top brass of the party. (more...)
S. Korean military has acquired 'Blackout Bomb' technology
- October 09, 2017

The bomb, however, is said to be ineffective against insulated power cables, and it also can be countered by simply shutting down the grid until the carbon cloud settles. The US President said that only one thing will work when it comes to dealing with North Korea , while the regime in Pyongyang has constantly warned it will attack if it feels threatened by America. (more...)
Thousands protest as Kenya opposition demands poll reform Thousands protest as Kenya opposition demands poll reform
- October 09, 2017

Odinga has vowed not to participate in the October 26 presidential election rerun if opposition demands for an election commission overhaul are not met. The protesters want to warn ruling party lawmakers not to pass an amendment to the election law that would limit the circumstances in which the Supreme Court could void an election on procedural grounds, opposition lawmaker James Orengo said. (more...)
Red Cross to cut Afghan presence after attacks Red Cross to cut Afghan presence after attacks
- October 09, 2017

The ICRC has around 1,800 staff including 120 worldwide aid workers in Afghanistan - helping wounded and disabled people, supporting hospitals, making prison visits and assisting prisoners to maintain contact with their families. She said the ICRC is still not clear about reasons for these attacks and refused to speculate on who could be behind them. Some local media reports said militants linked to the Islamic State were behind some of them. (more...)
Indian Army Troops On UN Mission Thwart Rebels In Congo Post Indian Army Troops On UN Mission Thwart Rebels In Congo Post
- October 09, 2017

At present India has a total of 2,664 military personnel deployed in Congo under the United Nations mission there and India has been a major contributor to United Nations peacekeeping missions with almost 7,600 military and police personnel in United Nations peace operations in countries like Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Lebanon, Liberia, the Middle East, South Sudan, Sudan and the Western Sahara. (more...)
'Nothing has changed' between Trump and Tillerson: White House 'Nothing has changed' between Trump and Tillerson: White House
- October 09, 2017

Sanders hit back : "She chose to wait until the president left and then criticize him on TV, which I think is the wrong thing for her to do for her constituents". A reporter asked Sanders if Trump saw a distinction between actual fake news , which is being explored tangentially by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its Russian Federation probe, and what he calls "fake news", or stories he dislikes. (more...)
Man helps rescue abducted teen Jasmine Block, gives her reward money Man helps rescue abducted teen Jasmine Block, gives her reward money
- October 09, 2017

It was that decision that would change the course of numerous lives - especially that of a 15-year-old Jasmine Block. Receiving no response, the 15-year-old then swam across a lake near Melchert's property, removing her shoes and trousers in the water so they wouldn't weigh her down. (more...)
Trump Administration Announces Repeal of Obama-era Clean Power Plan Trump Administration Announces Repeal of Obama-era Clean Power Plan
- October 09, 2017

Ending this power grab will uphold the letter of the law and restore cooperative federalism with the states. The plan was supposed to be instrumental in helping the U.S. Coal-fired power plants are among the largest emitters of carbon. "Regulatory power should not be used by any regulatory body to pick winners and losers", Pruitt said. (more...)
Trump Campaign Director, 41, Sold Business For $9 Million After Election Trump Campaign Director, 41, Sold Business For $9 Million After Election
- October 09, 2017

Typically 50,000 to 60,000 variations were tested each day, he said, and sometimes as many as 100,000. Parscale, who had his first experience with presidential campaigns a year ago, was responsible for creating carefully crafted, low-priced ads on social media platforms that could reach millions of potential voters. (more...)
Drone strike 'kills five suspected Al Qaeda militants' in Yemen Drone strike 'kills five suspected Al Qaeda militants' in Yemen
- October 09, 2017

The blacklist was diluted by adding a list of names: the Houthi rebel group, Yemen government forces, pro-government militia and Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) for violations against children in 2016. The Yemen-based al-Qaida branch, regarded by the United States as the global terror network's most unsafe branch, has exploited more than two years of deadly conflicts between Yemen's government and Houthi rebels to expand its presence, especially in southeastern provinces. (more...)
Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel Refuses To Contest Gujarat Polls Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel Refuses To Contest Gujarat Polls
- October 09, 2017

Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghani confirmed that Patel has written the letter to Shah while adding, "Such matters are being handled by party high command and parliamentary board". "Based on the same principle, I do not intend to contest the 2017 assembly election", Patel wrote. Her detractors in the party also used Patel reservation agitation during Patel's tenure and her handling of the situation, to seek a mid-term leadership change. (more...)
Manchester United face new battle to keep David de Gea
- October 09, 2017

A few days after that failed transfer, de Gea signed a new four year deal at a Old Trafford , a deal which hugely increased his wages, and runs until the summer of 2019. Last week, Matteo Darmian declared De Gea as world's best goalkeeper. Therefore, PSG assesses De Gea's recruitment fee is cheaper than Oblak. It is suggested PSG are looking to make De Gea their next huge acquisition, following summer deals for Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. (more...)
Area Breweries Snag Hardware at Great American Beer Festival Area Breweries Snag Hardware at Great American Beer Festival
- October 09, 2017

Those lucky winners walked the stage and gave a fist bump to GABF founder Charlie Papazian as they accepted their awards. Pennsylvania was well-represented at this year's festival , with state brewers earning a total of 13 medals. Alpine's Big Bend Brewing (which is planning a facility in San Anto) took a bronze medal for Barrel Aged Marfa Light in the Wood and Barrel Aged Beer category. (more...)
Nice & Warm Locally, but Nate is Approaching the Gulf Coast Nice & Warm Locally, but Nate is Approaching the Gulf Coast
- October 09, 2017

Nate is moving rapidly to the north-northwest at 21 miles per hour. Keep the umbrella handy today since we'll be dealing with periods of rain off and on throughout the day as the remnants of Nate move through the northeast. Most of the day will stay dry, but a stray shower or two could move across our area by the late afternoon and chances increase into the evening and overnight hours. (more...)
Dianne Feinstein running for re-election next year Dianne Feinstein running for re-election next year
- October 09, 2017

Feinstein announced the run on social media on Monday, noting her desire to keep fighting for various issues facing the country. Feinstein has faced criticisms from the Democratic base as of late, fueling the possibility of a primary challenge in the coming months. (more...)
Stoltenberg says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation does not want new Cold War Stoltenberg says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation does not want new Cold War
- October 09, 2017

It is assumed that a small group of ground, air and naval forces, consisting of the troops of ten North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries, including Italy, Canada, and also Romania, will be deployed in Romania in addition to 900 USA military men already stationed in the country. (more...)
Bronx Columbus Day Parade marches with mayor not invited Bronx Columbus Day Parade marches with mayor not invited
- October 09, 2017

However, Cliff Matias, cultural director of the Redhawk Native American Arts Council, said it's not about taking anything away from Italian-Americans. Today there are eight independent states whose names came from Columbus . Mahtowin Munro, who works with United American Indians of New England, tells Teen Vogue that there's very little consciousness of indigenous peoples in cities in the Northeast compared with other big cities that have replaced the holiday. (more...)
Donald Trump takes credit for inventing the word 'fake' Donald Trump takes credit for inventing the word 'fake'
- October 09, 2017

Trump defended himself after taking criticism for tossing paper towels while visiting hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Two weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the USA territory of Puerto Rico, islanders are still in dire need of water and other amenities such as food, fuel, and medicine. (more...)
IDF Strikes Hamas Target After Terror Rocket Aimed at Israel IDF Strikes Hamas Target After Terror Rocket Aimed at Israel
- October 09, 2017

Q: How do you evaluate Hamas-Fatah talks for reaching national consensus? While this provoked Hamas' condemnation, it did not affect reconciliation for now. Abbas said October 2 that as soon as the unity government is in full control of all border crossings, security apparatuses and ministries - just as it is in the West Bank - it will lift the sanctions on Gaza , but not before. (more...)
Switzerland demands release of Swiss woman abducted in Sudan Switzerland demands release of Swiss woman abducted in Sudan
- October 09, 2017

A special force supported by the sudanese government in Darfur , on the 23rd of September 2017. The decision to suspend 20-year sanctions and lift a trade embargo, unfreeze assets and remove financial restrictions came after a USA assessment that Sudan had made progress on counter terrorism cooperation and on long-raging internal conflicts such as in Darfur. (more...)
Iran warns United States of 'CRUSHING' response in shock WW3 threat Iran warns United States of 'CRUSHING' response in shock WW3 threat
- October 09, 2017

If the United States were to "stupidly" take that step, it should perhaps consider moving its military bases outside the 2,000km range of Iranian missiles, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari suggested, in remarks carried by the IRGC's website. (more...)
US Gulf Coast spared damage as Hurricane Nate weakens US Gulf Coast spared damage as Hurricane Nate weakens
- October 09, 2017

Hurricane Nate has weakened to a tropical storm, but not before making USA landfall twice on Saturday evening. Officials in the USA states of Louisiana , Mississippi, Alabama and Florida have declared a state of emergency before Nate's landfall, ordering evacuations and issuing curfews. (more...)
Where is the ball? United Kingdom and European Union exchange volleys over Brexit Where is the ball? United Kingdom and European Union exchange volleys over Brexit
- October 09, 2017

Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president , said last month that it would take a "miracle" if talks are to progress to trade, while the European Parliament passed a non-binding motion declaring that more needs to be done. "That's why we are working to prevent it, with support of European Union". Barnier tweeted on Friday that " Brexit negotiations next week should continue to advance" but he himself has warned there are still "significant divergences" and a lack of progress. (more...)
Russian Federation to sanction USA media activities in Moscow Russian Federation to sanction USA media activities in Moscow
- October 09, 2017

She added, "Correspondingly, everything that Russian journalists and the RT station are subject to on USA soil, after we qualified it as restriction of their activities, we can apply similar measures to American journalists, American media here, on Russian territory". (more...)
Black Starlets suffer defeat to USA Black Starlets suffer defeat to USA
- October 09, 2017

Despite the stifling heat, the two-time champions produced impressive pace which troubled the Colombian defence on several occasions. However Ghana, victor of the trophy in 1991 and 1995, are eager to regain the World Cup which have eluded them for 22-years. (more...)

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