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Dix morts et sept disparus à Saint-Martin selon un nouveau bilan

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Ce couple domicilié à Porrentruy est sur place depuis samedi. Les rotations du pont aérien mis en place depuis la Guadeloupe doivent s'accentuer vendredi, car elles devront s'interrompre samedi à partir de 06H00 (locales) et pour 36 heures en raison du passage de l'ouragan Jose , renforcé vendredi en catégorie 4 avec des vents de 240 km/h . Lire la suite »

Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island home smashed by Hurricane Irma

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At least four people were reported killed on four different Caribbean islands by Irma , which weather forecasters have described as a "potentially catastrophic" Category 5 storm, the highest United States classification for hurricanes. Ahead of the storm, Branson wrote that his guests were enjoying a sleepover in two rooms. His son‚ Sam Branson‚ posted an update on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bransonsam/ saying: "Glad to say that all humans on Necker are ok although a lot of ... Lire la suite »

Betsy DeVos asked to speak at University of Baltimore fall commencement

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In 2011, the Obama administration outlined guidelines for schools on how to handle sexual assault allegations in a memo referred to as a " dear colleague " letter. In this respect, the notorious 2015 comments of Colorado congressman Jared Polis (for which he later issued a half-hearted apology) can be seen as a type of "Kinsley gaffe"- wherein a politician accidentally says what he really thinks. Lire la suite »

Irma, repassée en catégorie 5, a atteint Cuba

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L'ouragan Jose a été rehaussé en niveau 4 sur une échelle maximale de 5. Le Premier ministre néerlandais, Mark Rutte, a évoqué un " problème grave". Irma fait 10 morts dans la partie française de Saint-Martin, deux morts dans la partie néerlandaise. Le cyclone à ce stade a fait quatre morts dans la partie française de Saint-Martin et aucun à Saint-Barthélemy, selon un dernier bilan annoncé jeudi après-midi par Edouard Philippe, révisant à la baisse celui de huit morts annoncé ... Lire la suite »

Procedures on war on drugs need to be reviewed-Palace

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The cooperation of the PNP with probes is critical in the Duterte administration's efforts to rid the police of corrupt and abusive personnel, he said. However, Abella said the Philippine National Police (PNP) should not only scrutinize its ranks but also review its procedure in performing operations against suspected drug criminals. Lire la suite »

Texas governor welcomes Senate approval of Hurricane Harvey funding

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John Sharp will lead the commission. "Sharp went on to serve in statewide office, first on the Texas Railroad Commission and later as the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts". The job is not paid and Sharp doesn't plan to step down as university chancellor. The federal government will need to spend between $150-180 billion in the recovery. Lire la suite »

Governor Deal declares state of emergency ahead of Irma

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Said to be one of the strongest storms to ever form in the Atlantic, Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall sometime at the end of the weekend or beginning of next week as a category 5 storm. As of 2 p.m. today, health care facilities in Jasper, Beaufort, Colleton, Dorchester, Charleston, Berkeley, Georgetown and Horry counties are ordered to evacuate. Lire la suite »

Flashback clip shows Clinton saying illegal immigrant children 'should be sent back'

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What happened? ". "So, we don't want to send a message that is contrary to our laws or will encourage more children to make that unsafe journey". "But I think all of them who can be should be reunited with their families". DACA recipients, often referred to as "Dreamers", generally have a longer-term connection to the USA, having lived in the country for years and obtained work permits under the program. Lire la suite »

South Koreans 'increasingly doubtful' North will start war

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Pacific island territory of Guam and called for his military to conduct more ballistic missile launches targeting the Pacific Ocean. The country conducted a test on Foundation Day a year ago which yielded an explosion equivalent to 10 kilotons of TNT, according to a statement from South Korean officials at the time, and triggered a magnitude 5 artificial tremor. Lire la suite »

S. Korea preps for possible weekend N. Korea missile test

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Around 600 U.S. troops taking part in military drills in Japan are said to be "ready" to react to any provocation from North Korea . They have raised worries over rumored health hazards linked to the system's powerful radar and the possibility that the town will become a target of North Korean attacks. Lire la suite »

Jaipur clash: Curfew imposed in parts of city

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The mobile internet services have been suspended in Ramganj area which is communally sensitive. Talking to PTI, Sanjay Agarwal Jaipur Police Commissioner stated that " A petty dispute between a police constable and a motorcycle borne couple late night led to clashes between the locals and the police, following which the crew was imposed around 1 AM in Ramganj area, where the viloence broke out". Lire la suite »

Hurricane Irma shifts track, delaying SC evacuation plans

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The track could take Irma west of SC, but the Palmetto State will still experience heavy rainfall and winds as strong as 70 miles per hour in some places. "So when you refuse to evacuate when a mandatory order has been issued, you have said you're going to do it on your own", he said. "I thought it be best if I go up north", Lanoue said. Lire la suite »

Fresh fears over Police Scotland as Phil Gormley steps aside

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And PIRC bosses say they were made aware of the further allegations from the Scottish Police Authority earlier this week. This complaint originates from a member of the Force Executive. The SPA confirmed it had agreed to Mr Gormley's request for a temporary leave of absence and said this would be kept under review on a four-weekly basis. Lire la suite »

Man gives last generator to crying Lowe's customer

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Brekke expressed her gratitude in a language we all can understand- a hug. The video that has gone viral shows the woman finding empty isles after she came to buy oxygen for her father. "It's okay. No worry for them", Santiago said. To her surprise, Ramon Santiago, a customer who had gotten a generator but had not bought it yet, saw Brekke cry and said she could take it. Lire la suite »

In hurricane zone, man gives up the last generator

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Her father is on oxygen and can not be without power during the coming storm. Pam Brekke, of Sanford, Fla., had spent days hunting for a generator. He approached Brekke and offered her the generator he was going to buy without even knowing why she was crying. Lire la suite »

Trump sides with Democrats on debt limit

President Trump on Friday rejected Republican complaints about his decision to work with Democrats on fiscal and immigration issues, chiding his own party for failing to advance major legislation and calling on congressional leaders to begin overhauling the tax code immediately. Lire la suite »

Military action an option against North Korea

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Moon said the minister had simply been stressing the need to "review all available options from the military perspective and find a realistic way forwards". Imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would be counterproductive, and threats of military action could trigger "a global catastrophe ", Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. Lire la suite »

Pope Francis asks Colombia to confront inequality

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Reflecting on the Gospel reading of the day, Francis said it is a powerful commentary of a world in which "psychological, verbal and physical violence towards women is so evident". Francis' message of reconciliation may finally be making some headway with Colombia's two most powerful politicians, whose long-running feud has held up the nation's prospects for peace. Lire la suite »

India Muslims Urge UN to save Rohingya Muslims

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Angry protesters torched a police vehicle while six policemen sustained injuries during the clashes in Lal Chowk area. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party, which also organized rallies in Dhaka and elsewhere, has urged the country's government to "force Myanmar to take back the Rohingya". Lire la suite »

Spain: Catalonia Officially Calls for Independence Referendum

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The Catalan Parliament [official website], the region's ruling coalition, passed the referendum law [ Guardian report] on Wednesday despite recent tensions between the coalition and the Spanish government. Others have said they will refuse to organise a banned referendum, such as Angel Ros, mayor of the town of Lerida. Spain's central authorities in Madrid have already asked the country's constitutional court to punish members of the regional parliament for allowing the vote, and ... Lire la suite »

Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate closes ahead of Hurricane Irma

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Mandatory evacuations are in place on Friday for Goodland, Chokoloskee, and Everglades City, as well as all of the barrier islands including Sanibel, Fort Myers Beach, and Pine Island. "If you're in an evacuation zone, you've got to get out; you can't wait", he said today on Good Morning America. Irma is already one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic basin. Lire la suite »