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Widespread looting reported in Sint Maarten

Widespread looting reported in Sint Maarten Locals and tourists on the island which has a popular of over 74,000 have now started posting the aftermath on social media from the Dutch and French side. In addition to the military action, two ships have been sent to provide help. Despite reports of damage to superyachting infrastructure in the Dominican Republic, Wendy Morales, managing director of Dominican Republic Yacht Services, contacte... [Full Article...]

Body of Missing Texas Realtor Found, Ex-Husband Charged

Body of Missing Texas Realtor Found, Ex-Husband Charged Her ex-husband, Stephen Wayne McDowell, is charged for her murder, though no motive for the crime has been from the sheriff's office. The woman's ex-husband, 44-year-old Steven McDowell, was charged with murder, and booked into Chambers County Jail, awaiting bail to be set. [Full Article...]

Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein

Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein Putin also commented on the planned supply of lethal weapons to Ukraine by the United States, saying that the worldwide consensus was that " supplying arms to zones of conflict does not help reconciliation and can only make the situation worse ". [Full Article...]

Irma Sucking Tampa Bay and Ocean Around Naples Dry

Irma Sucking Tampa Bay and Ocean Around Naples Dry The storm is so powerful that it has literally absorbed ocean water into its core enough that it dried out the ocean surrounding the Bahamas. Low pressure is basically a sucking mechanism - it sucks the air into it, and when it's really low, it can change the shape of the surface of the ocean. [Full Article...]

Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes The United States on Wednesday demanded that the United Nations slap an oil embargo on North Korea and a freeze on the foreign assets of its leader Kim Jong-Un in a dramatic bid to force an end to the perilous nuclear stand-off. North Korea says it needs to develop its weapons to defend itself against what it sees as USA aggression. South Korea's Defence Ministry said the four remaining batterie... [Full Article...]

South Korea Calls For Further Sanctions On North

South Korea Calls For Further Sanctions On North The U.S. began installing the THAAD system under South Korea's previous government. Another technical challenge for an intercontinental ballistic missile is re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere. 'A comprehensive settlement to the nuclear and other issues plaguing the Korean peninsula can be arrived at exclusively through political diplomatic channels, ' Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzi... [Full Article...]

Florida cancels game against Northern Colorado

Florida cancels game against Northern Colorado Stricklin says "the focus of our state and region needs to be on evacuations and relief efforts". He also noted that gas and water supplies are at critical levels. The game was originally moved from Saturday to Friday night at 6:30 p.m. ET, but as the storm draws closer, officials determined to allow people to get prepared. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin warns world faces 'global catastrophe' over North Korea

Vladimir Putin warns world faces 'global catastrophe' over North Korea Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un would have his people "eat grass" before giving up his nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. Satellite imagery appeared to show the blast caused numerous landslides at North Korea's Punggye-ri test site, according to 38 North, a Washington-based North Korean monitoring project. [Full Article...]

Racist heckler confuses Sikh man for Muslim during unhinged Sharia law rant

Racist heckler confuses Sikh man for Muslim during unhinged Sharia law rant He says they share numerous same values. In fact, many have clarified that I'm actually Sikh. "You know growing up as a brown-skin, turbanned, bearded man, that I've faced things like this before". but to some extent that conceals the number of Canadians that harbour racist sentiments", she said. "We welcome you. We support you and we love you", he said, as his audience cheered. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Katia makes landfall as a Category 1 storm in Mexico

Hurricane Katia makes landfall as a Category 1 storm in Mexico A man carries a table ahead of Hurricane Katia in Veracruz , Mexico , September 7, 2017. Katia was expected to begin moving again and turn southward, and it is forecast to hit the state of Veracruz by early Saturday. She now is 120 miles SE of Grand Turks Island and moving WNW at 16 mph. Tropical storm Katia has the potential to become a hurricane in the coming days, according to prelimina... [Full Article...]

United States braces for another devastating hurricane

United States braces for another devastating hurricane So we need to simplify the tax code, reduce taxes very substantially on the middle class, and make our business tax more globally competitive. He gives the agency high marks for working with and encouraging citizen-led efforts such as the "Cajun Navy", the small-boat owners who took it upon themselves to travel to Texas from Louisiana and elsewhere to rescue flood-stranded residents of Houst... [Full Article...]

House prepares for Harvey relief vote

House prepares for Harvey relief vote The measure would also fund government agencies through December 8, taking the threat of an October 1 government shutdown off the table. Such a swift timeline would allow Congress to approve the disaster relief money ahead of the potential impact of Hurricane Irma, which could make landfall in Florida this week. [Full Article...]

Malala says world should protect Rohingya Muslims

In the letter posted on social media, Mr Tutu wrote: 'I am now elderly, decrepit and formally retired, but breaking my vow to remain silent on public affairs out of profound sadness. By comparison, communal violence in 2012 in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine, led to the killing of almost 200 people and the displacement of about 140,000, a lot of them Rohingya. [Full Article...]

Three children in imminent danger

Three children in imminent danger The woman, 28-year-old Laria Anderson, isn't facing criminal charges at the time and has full custody of the boys. Deputies say they could be driving, pulled over on the side of the road, at a gas station or at someone's home. Anderson was seen driving west on I-40 from Albuquerque around 4 a.m. Sunday morning. "Lakai is 3'6" and weighs 65 pounds. He was wearing yellow and white shorts. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma Seems To Be Sucking Water From Shorelines

Hurricane Irma Seems To Be Sucking Water From Shorelines Lowry and her friends have been in Turks and Caicos since September 2. "It's not make-believe", Professor Allan told Sputnik . "At that point it was saying, 'If you can make arrangements to leave, ' but at that point it was nearly too late", she said. [Full Article...]

Pak. needs a policy shift: Foreign Minister

Pak. needs a policy shift: Foreign Minister China has always defended Pakistan over accusations of harbouring terrorists. The groups mentioned in the BRICS statement included the Afghan Taliban , militant Islamic State group, Al Qaeda and its affiliates, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Hizbut Tahrir. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Signs $15 Billion Hurricane Harvey Relief Bill

Donald Trump Signs $15 Billion Hurricane Harvey Relief Bill The US House of Representatives on Wednesday approved an initial USD7.85 billion in aid to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, but needed to revisit the aid package after the changes made in the Senate. McKinley said because senators adjourned Thursday evening, the House had no other choice but to pass the legislation. White House reported that Donald Trump signed a bill to extend the... [Full Article...]

Japan's Abe agrees with Putin North Korea nuclear test threatens peace

Dozens of people have been injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police as the USA military added more launchers to the missile-defence system it installed in a southern town to handle North Korean threats. Putin said Pyongyang would not end its nuclear and missile programmes because it viewed them as its only means of self-defence. The U.S.is weighing a number of military, econom... [Full Article...]

Air Force pilot from Annapolis killed in Nevada crash

Air Force pilot from Annapolis killed in Nevada crash His crash was one of two Air Force crashes near Nellis on Wednesday. Nellis AFB officials say their immediate concern is for the family of Lt. Col. When asked why the information release from Wednesday's crash came before information from Tuesday's fatal crash, Ika said efforts after the deadly incident focused on search and recovery as well as next-of-kin notification. [Full Article...]

University Of California President Sues Over DACA Rollback

University Of California President Sues Over DACA Rollback The motion advises City Attorney Mike Feuer to either file his own lawsuit or join one planned by the state of California which was announced Wednesday by Atty. About 73,000 students at UC, California State University and the state's community colleges are undocumented, officials at those schools estimate. Roughly 200,000 of the 800,000 DACA recipients in the country live in California, and ... [Full Article...]


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