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Hurricane Harvey is about to get worse

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Hurricane Harvey has stirred celebrities, including singer Beyonce, Houston Texans football player J.J. Watt and actor Sandra Bullock to raise money to help the victims. Despite sometimes being on different sides of the political aisle, presidents tend to come together to help after natural disasters. "Our friends in Texas, including President Bush 41 and 43, are doing just that", says former President Jimmy Carter. Lire la suite »

Putin calls for N.Korea talks, says sanctions not working

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North Korea alarmed the region with its most powerful nuclear test to date on Sunday, detonating what it claimed was a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on a long-range missile. An undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency yesterday showing celebrations in Pyongyang marking the completion of the hydrostatic test for the intercontinental ballistic rocket installation. Lire la suite »

Putin Echoes China in Rejecting Tougher North Korea Sanctions

After the meeting, Abe and Moon issued a statement saying "now is the time to further increase sanctions and pressures against the North as much as possible rather than seeking dialogue", according to Moon's spokesman Yoon Young-chan. North Korea has previously threatened to launch missiles toward Guam. The deployment comes amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's missile and nuclear tests. Lire la suite »

Tampa enacts 6 pm curfew with Hurricane Irma closing in

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The curfew will remain in place until we determine that there is no risk to life from downed power lines or downed trees. "We are relying on the good people of Tampa to tell us what's going on in their neighborhoods, and to point out who doesn't belong in their neighborhoods". Lire la suite »

Beijing firm on North Korea denuclearisation - Xi

NATO urged all countries to step up efforts to enforce sanctions on North Korea and stop its weapons tests - an appeal that diplomats said was aimed at the reclusive state's trading partners, suspected of holding back on penalties. Zhao Tong, a North Korean affairs expert at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Centre, said Beijing could tighten restrictions on North Korea's sources of foreign currency with bans on textile exports and all North Korean labourers working overseas. Lire la suite »

National Weather Service warns Florida Keys: 'TIME TO HUNKER DOWN'

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High-resolution images from satellites and the dramatic "hurricane hunter" flights into the category 5 storm get all the glory. Serr said weather patterns will shift locally as the hurricane progresses toward the U.S. It radios the data back, providing a detailed cross-sectional snapshot of the state of the atmosphere over most of its depth. The measurements also help provide ground truth for what satellites are seeing. Lire la suite »

McCain says he is facing 'very vicious' form of cancer

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McCain, who was in Washington , DC last week as the Senate returned from its summer recess, said he'll be at work again this coming week as the Senate begins work on a defense bill. "Every life has to end one way or another", McCain said . "I know a lot of people want to interview you". I think it was a playwright, I'll think of his name in a minute. Lire la suite »

Woman delivers her own baby as Hurricane Irma lashes Florida

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She's stable at home", Garcia told the hometown paper. Dispatch told her how to tie it off. The woman and her baby girl were taken to Jackson Hospital later in the morning when conditions were safe enough for authorities to reach her. Doctors at Jackson Health System went on the phone and coached the woman through the birth . People walk along a street in South Beach, Miami, as Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida. Lire la suite »

United Kingdom finally declares emergency in Virgin Islands

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The U.S. Virgin Islands suffered severe damage due to Hurricane Irma and is bracing for another Category 5 storm, Hurricane Jose, that weather reports say is close behind. The group passed the time by playing dice games like Perudo and observing the wildlife on the island. He urged everyone in the path of Irma to take shelter immediately. Lire la suite »

Hurricane Irma to 'devastate' U.S. as it hurtles toward Florida

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Irma was a Category 5 hurricane, the most unsafe measure by the National Hurricane Center, before being downgraded to Category 4 early Friday after pummeling islands in the Caribbean. It is unclear whether the President meant the tweet as a broader call for FEMA to treat secular nonprofits and religious-based groups equally in the disbursement of disaster-relief funds. Lire la suite »

Another North Korean holiday? Time for another missile launch

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Her spokesman, Steffen Seibert, says both leaders advocated tougher sanctions against North Korea, but agreed that dialogue must continue to find a peaceful solution to the crisis. The move has already drawn a rebuke from China, which says Thaad could upset the regional security balance and be used against its own missile systems. Lire la suite »

TTV to meet guv today with 19 MLAs

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While on Wednesday in a statement to the Press Chief Minister E Palaniswamy said that he has the support of as many as 109 MLAs as they had attended the party meeting and had pledged their support, on the other hand, Dhinakaran also claims the support of 21 MLAs and demand for an immediate floor test. Lire la suite »

Rahul Gandhi not to talk about AI in U.S., confirms Sam Pitroda

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The Congress vice-president will be interacting with global thinkers, political leaders and overseas Indians this week on worldwide economic and technology issues. Gandhi is also scheduled to visit Washington DC. He is likely to address members of the think- tank community at an event organised by the Centre for American Progress, and interact with the corporate world at another programme organised by the US-India Business Council. Lire la suite »

President Mamnoon to represent Pakistan at OIC summit in Astana

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Rouhani said the participants at the summit plan to discuss the proposed OIC Science, Technology and Innovation Agenda 2026, which would focus on ways to promote educational cooperation in the Muslim world and settle the problems of Muslim countries by tapping into their capacities. Lire la suite »

Hurricane Irma: Airlift under way as Florida airports start to close

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Three more college football games involving FBS teams from the state of Florida were canceled on Thursday, one day after Miami University announced it would not make its scheduled trip to Jonesboro to play Arkansas State. Commercial flights stopped and the terminal closed just before 6:30 p.m., airport director of communications Lori Booker said. Yesterday, Irma was responsible for 10 canceled flights in and out of the Cancun Airport while Katia was the reason for two cancellations. Lire la suite »

Governor should convene TN assembly within a week: Stalin

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Congress MLAs were also part of the delegation of opposition parties that met Rao in Chennai . "We showed the present strength of various parties in the assembly". The letter further quotes the judgment: "The assessment of the strength of ministry is not a matter of private opinion of any individual be he the governor or the President". Lire la suite »

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after Birmingham stabbing

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Minister Kevin Hutchinson said the knifeman was restrained by ushers before police and paramedics arrived, the Birmingham Mail reported. "He drew out a large kitchen knife and was restrained by a number of members, about three". A 46-year-old man is being held on suspicion of attempted murder. Three women enslaved in London for 30 years appeared to have been part of a cult and bound to their captors by "invisible handcuffs" through beatings and brainwashing, police said on Saturday. Lire la suite »

Worsening handwriting leads Cambridge to consider typed exams

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Sarah Pearsall, a senior lecturer at Cambridge's history faculty, told the Daily Telegraph: "Fifteen or 20 years ago, students routinely wrote by hand several hours a day, but now they write virtually nothing by hand except exams". "As a faculty we have been concerned for years about the declining handwriting problem". One former student told MailOnline: 'I did all my exams on laptops - it really helped me but it makes being able to touch type essential'. Lire la suite »

Sugerimos a la canciller Merkel informarse objetivamente sobre Venezuela — Arreaza

La primera ministra de Inglaterra, Theresa May , recibió este jueves al presidente de la Asamblea Nacional, Julio Borges , quien realiza una gira por Europa para dar a conocer la situación de crisis humanitaria y política en el país. Por su parte, el canciller venezolano, Jorge Arreaza , repudió el encuentro en Berlín en su cuenta de Twitter . Los representantes de la oposición venezolana están de gira por Europa buscando apoyo de mandatarios para presionar a la administración de Maduro. Lire la suite »

Razorbacks Can't Get the Offense Going, Lose to TCU, 28-7

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The Horned Frogs improve 2-0 this season while the Razorbacks are now 1-1. The Hogs struggled on the all-important third-down, converting just 4-of-14. Arkansas will counter with a potent running attack. Hicks, who is expected to play against Arkansas , was TCU's leading rusher last season with 1,042 yards and also had a team-high 47 receptions out of the backfield. Lire la suite »

'The EU needs Turkey to solve its problems'

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The ongoing German general election has also seen the feud revived, with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan telling Turks in Germany not to cast votes for major parties, while German candidates regularly talk about ending Turkey's European Union accession process. Lire la suite »

France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe

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China's envoy, Liu Jieyi, was on a U.N. Security Council visit to Ethiopia. But even if China went ahead with oil sanctions, Zhang said, Russian Federation could still block the plan. The White House said in a statement at the time that their relationship was "extremely close" and "will hopefully lead to a peaceful resolution of the North Korea problem". Lire la suite »