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A week after Irma, Caribbean devastation is laid bare

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Another Royal Navy ship, HMS Ocean, has left Gibraltar and will be active in the Caribbean in about 10 days, he said. Following disasters, we typically find lost and bewildered animals, suffering from injuries, hunger, and dehydration/shock, and in need of immediate care. Read More »

Pakistan vs World XI 2nd Twenty20 today

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Pakistan shared the runs among the top order with the hero from the first match, Babar Azam, top-scoring with 45 runs from 38 balls while Ahmed Shehzad hit 43 and Shoaib Malik had an entertaining knock of 39 from 23 deliveries. After Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik powered Pakistan to 174/6, the World XI - led by Amla and Perera - chased the target with a ball to spare to level the three-match series 1-1. Read More »

Six dead in Florida nursing home after Irma power outage

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Some 120 residents of the facility have been evacuated "due to intense heat and no power ", WSVN said. The incident raised worries Wednesday about the safety of millions of senior citizens amid power outages that could go on for days in Florida. Read More »

Jimmy Carter Comes Out Swinging to Defend Trump on DACA

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Republicans in Congress, meanwhile, tried to make sense of the confusion. President Donald Trump denied Thursday an assertion by Congress' top two Democrats that they reached an agreement with him that would preserve protections for young immigrants in the USA illegally while providing border security enhancements, but not the Southern wall he has coveted. Read More »

Mexicans' positive view of the USA collapses in Trump era

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This erosion of Mexico's goodwill toward the USA coincides with low approval of American President Donald Trump and one of his signature policies. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday to offer his condolences after the country's devastating quake last week that killed at least 90 people across the country. Read More »

Bridgeville hosting Terry Fox Run

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The annual Terry Fox run will kick off this sunday September 17 at College avenue secondary school (CASS). Shortly thereafter the disease would take his life. Busby had experience with the Terry Fox Run during his post-secondary education, and made a decision to step up to help with the Welland run. According to Kathleen Van Doorn, Nanaimo run organizer, this year's event goes at Bowen Park. Read More »

Sessions offered to resign in May after Trump called him an 'idiot'

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Trump invited Jeff Sessions to the Oval Office and berated him after learning he had appointed a special counsel to review allegations of election meddling by the Russians, the New York Times reports . According the Times' reporting , following Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel, Trump blamed Sessions for the political crisis, described Sessions' nomination as one of his worst decisions, and called him an "idiot". Read More »

United States citizen fighting for ISIS captured in Syria

We are aware of the report that a USA citizen believed to be fighting for ISIS surrendered to Syrian Democratic Forces on or about September 12. Earlier, Dillon, said the SDF "has taken note" to ensure that any fighters they capture are brought to "the proper authorities". Read More »

"DWTS" fans won't like the latest news about judge Julianne Hough

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Just last week, the full season 25 lineup of celebrities and their pro partners was also announced. Unfortunately, Us Weekly has confirmed that Julianne Hough , former dancer and judge on the show, will not be returning this season. But Carrie Ann Inaba , Len Goodman , and Bruno Tolioni will all be holding their judging paddles when the show premieres on September 18. "We are thrilled to have Len, Bruno and Carrie Ann back in the ballroom and look forward to welcoming guest judges ... Read More »

President Trump To Visit Florida This Week Following Irma

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Earlier, the center of Hurricane Irma made a landfall in the Marco Island, near Naples, in southwest Florida as a Category 3 hurricane. "This is to benefit the middle class, to benefit companies where they are going to be producing jobs", he said. Read More »

India, Japan may step up nuclear coop in non-energy areas

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Ahead of the summit, Abe and Modi attended a commencement ceremony for the railway project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad that employs Japan's shinkansen bullet train technology. The editorial further said: "They want to encourage themselves by calling for India's alliance with the United States and Japan to showcase India's strategic potential to China". Read More »

NYPD Releases Officers' Body Camera Footage Of Bronx Police Shooting

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The NYPD released seven files of the footage, some edited and some showing the continuous sequence of events from one camera or another. "Put your hand up and drop that knife", an officer can be heard telling Richards. "The district attorney's investigation into the case is still ongoing - it should be allowed to proceed free of pressure and interference, looking at all of the relevant facts alongside the video footage". Read More »

North Korean group demands United States be turned to 'ashes and darkness'

The UN resolution was triggered by North Korea's test of what it said was a hydrogen bomb. Responding to the latest threat, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga described it as 'extremely provocative'. "The world will witness how the DPRK tames the US gangsters by taking a series of actions tougher than they have ever envisaged", a statement from the official KCNA news agency said Monday. Read More »

'College GameDay' Will be in Times Square on September 23

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The popular Saturday morning show announced it will be broadcasting live from Times Square in New York City on September 23. But it's easy to see why the preview show will be setting up shop in Times Square for its September 23 show: There aren't any good games worth traveling to next week. Read More »

British FM Johnson flying to Caribbean after criticism of Irma aid

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A Government spokesman said: "This was an unprecedented disaster and it's absolutely right that the Government responded immediately to the needs of those affected". The UK's £13bn aid budget can not be spent helping its overseas territories recover from Hurricane Irma , the Government has said. I am sure they will do much better. Read More »

PM inaugurates Kachhi Canal Project in Dera Bugti today

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He would formally inaugurate first phase of Kachhi Canal. The total estimated cost of the project is around Rs80 billion. He added that the issues of water and gas, being faced by the people of the district as well as Sui, will be resolved on priority basis. Read More »

European Union parliament chiefs say not enough Brexit progress

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But during the annual state of the union address , he insisted the "wind is back in Europe's sails" and countries were knocking on Brussels' door to do trade deals with the EU. The EU is to launch new , transparent free trade talks with Australia and New Zealand and aim to conclude those as well as ongoing negotiations with Japan, Mexico and South American nations by the end of Juncker's mandate in late 2019. Read More »

Juncker calls for European finance minister

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Juncker outlined a concrete perspective for the future of the Western Balkans for the succeeding mandate, in fact he said that "If we want more stability in our neighbourhood, then we must maintain a credible enlargement perspective for the Western Balkans ". Read More »

Security officer admits he accidently shot himself

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That's the sad thing about it. St. Paul police say the security guard told police he made up the story because he was afraid of losing his job because he had brought a gun to work. And police have publicly said there is no threat to the public. St. Catherine's is a private, Catholic university with about 4,800 students. Police conducted a building-by-building search and advised people to stay indoors as they searched for the shooter. Read More »

Former CIA Deputy Director Resigns as Harvard Fellow Over Chelsea Manning Hire

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The two are part of a group of a dozen political leaders and journalists who will serve as visiting fellows at the school for the 2017-2018 academic year. While Morell says that he supports Manning's transgender activism, he expressed concern that she will use her platform at the Kennedy School to advocate for the stealing and leaking of classified information. Read More »

Viral photo of Florida "hot cops" leads to calendar fundraiser for Irma

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The police department in Gainesville, Florida, is getting widespread attention during their Hurricane Irma recovery efforts - some of it for a surprising reason. Now other forces are muscling in, saying their officers are the finest, finest. The Gainesville Police Department recently confirmed via Twitter that you can preorder a calendar of (ahem) Florida "hot cops." DeBusk tells Yahoo Beauty that just the two officers in the middle of the photo, Sgt. Read More »

Australian rugby team divided by opinions on same-sex marriage

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Australia is readying itself for a referendum by postal vote on the issue of same-sex marriage in the coming weeks, and Falau's tweet attracted widespread derision. As recently as last month, Pocock was using his Twitter account to encourage people to check their enrolment to ensure they are able to vote. "If that helps influence people, then fantastic". Read More »

'Chemistry' with Lewis Hamilton key as Mercedes extend Valtteri Bottas stay

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Bottas recorded his first pole at the Bahrain Grand Prix before recording his first win for the Silver Arrows team in Russian Federation. In a statement, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said, "We gave Valtteri a big challenge this year: joining the team at the eleventh hour, stepping up to the forefront of F1 and pairing with the sport's best driver as his team-mate". Read More »

Kane equals Rooney record with Champions League scoring streak

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Pochettino has no doubt Kane is already among the top strikers in the tournament. "We know that Dortmund will be very tough". "Hopefully he stays in form". " Harry Kane was fantastic". In the second half we increased our level and the game was under control. Also from the Champions League , Real Madrid is at home on FS2. Read More »

Unemployment rate unchanged from July

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Between August 2016 and August 2017, MA has added 57,400 jobs, though the unemployment rate has increased from 3.4 percent in August 2016. That's according to the latest figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Read More »

Korea rejects new United Nations resolution...but Seoul notes softer rhetoric

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At a daily press conference, China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said Beijing wishes the UN Security Council members to remain united and take a common stand on the matter. "We called on the relevant parties to work with China to push for dialogue and negotiation and make joint efforts to realise peace and stability on the peninsula". Read More »

Police arrest CEO of world's largest meatpacker

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The businessman and his brother Wesley admitted to prosecutors that they had paid millions of dollars in bribes to no less than 1,900 politicians. Both have admitted to bribing nearly 1,900 politicians but Wesley Batista's arrest is related to allegations of multi-million dollar insider trading. Read More »

Comedy Central Extends Trevor Noah Through 2022

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Noah debuted as host September 28, 2015, succeeding Jon Stewart . Striking a similarly apocalyptic tone, Mr. Noah said in a statement, "It's really exciting to renew this contract for either five more years or until Kim Jong-un annihilates us all - whichever one comes first". Read More »

Spartak hit with two charges over ref flare incident

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The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body will deal with both the cases on 21 September. While both sides were getting in shape for a defensive free-kick, the Spartak nutcase made a decision to let off his flare gun towards the referee in the middle of the pitch. Read More »

United States must consider broader Iran threats when formulating new strategy - Tillerson

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The Foreign Office said Britain had "provided a strategic airlift" to support French relief operations on the Caribbean islands of St Barts and St Martin, and "worked closely with the US authorities to ensure people's safety in Florida". Trump is weighing a strategy that could allow more aggressive US responses to Iran's forces, its Shi'ite Muslim proxies in Iraq and Syria, and its support for militant groups. Read More »

Rare White Giraffes Spotted in Kenya, Captured on Camera for First Time

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Rumours had been circulating claiming that a white giraffe and her baby had been spotted in the local area, but it wasn't until June that rangers finally got to see them. In the end, the baby giraffe speeds up to catch up to his mom as they journey through the conservation together. The very first reports of a white giraffe in the wild was reported in January 2016 in Tarangire National park, Tanzania. Read More »