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Marine Corps welcomes its first female infantry officer

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The woman, who has not been identified, is not expected to do any media interviews, with sources telling the Post that she'll prefer to be a "quiet professional" and "just do her job", which I hope is her personal terminology and not the Marines' attempt to wave away distracting media attention because god forbid she become any sort of role model for girls with military ambitions! As of early September, the candidate overcame the obstacles that had weeded out her predecessors, including ... Lire la suite »

Police rescue couple, demolish shrines used by ritualists, kidnappers in Ikorodu

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The raid was greeted with jubilation and "thumbs up" for police as residents of Ikorodu, particularly those living around locations of the shrines described the action as long over due. The raid of the shrines as gathered followed intelligence report that they were used for criminal activities. We got information about the shrines from some members of the public. Lire la suite »

South korea approves $8m aid package for the North

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Eight million dollars are to be given to support United Nations programmes aimed at children, pregnant women and improving medical supplies. "The global community has shared its view about the need to separate aid from politics", Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said . Lire la suite »

Fake severed hand in central reservation leads to A19 closure

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Police shared news of the find on Facebook, writing on Wednesday evening: "The A19 is now clear". On closer inspection though, turns out that the severed hand was nothing more than a very realistic-looking prop. Give your self a pat on the back". COPS shut down a major road after spooked drivers spotted a "severed arm covered in blood" - but it turned out to be a fake. Lire la suite »

Mexican quake kills 11 of family during baptism ceremony

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According to family related to the victims who died inside the church during Tuesday's quake, the roof collapsed during a Mass held to baptize a two-month-old girl, and the only people who survived were the baby's father, the priest and the priest's assistant. Lire la suite »

Turkey: Private jet goes off Istanbul runway, catches fire

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The jet had briefly burst into flames after crashing, causing traffic at the airport to be suspended, Anadolu said. All the dead and injured were shifted to nearby medical facility and fire was brought under control. There was no further information on the condition of those on board. The plane had taken off from the airport for northern Cyprus but soon detected a technical malfunction and chose to abort the flight and go back, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. Lire la suite »

On last day of summer, snow falling in the Sierra

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National Weather Service forecaster Hanna Chandler says several inches of snow are expected in elevations of at least 6,000 feet of the Northern Sierra. Snow is falling in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, bringing a wintry look to the towering range shared by California and Nevada. For more than a week, the forecast from the National Weather Service in Reno has predicted end-of-the-week snow in some areas of the Sierra Nevada. Lire la suite »

More than 100 migrants missing after shipwreck off Libya coast

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Qasim quoted survivors as saying that the boat had taken on water and eventually sank after running out of fuel Friday. Meanwhile, a powerful armed group, known for smuggling people from Libya, is seeking legitimacy and state security jobs from the Tripoli government in exchange for stopping migrant boats from leaving the coast of Sabratha for Italy, a senior group member said. Lire la suite »

South Korea Approves An $8 Million Aid Package For North Korea

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Under an agreement with the United States struck in 2015, South Korea is banned from using its nuclear technology and materials for any military objective. -China trade relationship to the North Korean issue, but Trump has always been a critic of Beijing's trade practices. The country's main partner is China and it is considered partially responsible for an estimated economic growth past year. Lire la suite »

Minneapolis man charged in crash that killed Eden Prairie student

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Thomas students is scheduled from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Arches, according to the University of St. Thomas website. Campbell later admitted to authorities that he fled the scene because he was traumatized by seeing the state of Patel after the crash, according to the complaint. Lire la suite »

Former UN Ambassador Power Attempted to 'Unmask' Hundreds of Americans

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Power, who had no direct role in intelligence as ambassador, totaled more than 260 requests past year to identify Americans - aka "unmask" - who appeared in foreign intelligence reporting, sources told Fox News. "Any insinuation that Ambassador Power was involved in leaking classified information is absolutely false". There have been other United Nations ambassadors who have made unmasking requests in the past, but Fox News reports that they typically ranged in the low double digits. Lire la suite »

Man critically wounded in shooting by Arkansas law officers

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According to police, the suspect shot at officers while stopped at a fast food restaurant. The scene of the shooting is near 44th Street and Thomas Road, Phoenix PD used a helicopter to track the suspect from 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road, where officers tried to contact the suspect, Sgt. Lire la suite »

Pros and cons to latest GOP health care proposal

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The Graham-Cassidy Amendment is being proposed just 10 days before the September 30 deadline for the Republicans to pass ACA repeal. Interact with Health Care on social media: Follow them on Twitter , and like them on Facebook . And the key differentiator is very simple: states that accepted the ACA's Medicaid expansion are going to lose to one extent or another, and states that Just Said No will be (relatively speaking) rewarded. Lire la suite »

On the Face ID and the $999 Price Tag

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Going by the current rupee to dollar rate, India will rank second behind Russian Federation going in ascending order of the price of the iPhone X . The iPhone 8 does not improve its brightness and contrast from the iPhone 7, but does add a "true tone" look to colors in the display to ensure color balance in any ambient light. Lire la suite »

Priorities to Guide Tax Reform

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For more than 30 years our leaders in Washington have chosen to ignore the unfair and overly complicated tax code which tends to favor large corporations over small businesses, hurting small family businesses as well as all American taxpayers. Lire la suite »

NWS: Tropical storm watch canceled as Jose weakens

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The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared data on Tropical Storm Jose on September 20 at 2:55 a.m. 21. The National Hurricane Center noted that " Jose is stationary, and the system is expected to continue to meander off the coast of southeast New England for the next several days". Lire la suite »

CNN hires ousted federal prosecutor Preet Bharara

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Bharara, who was sacked from his position three months into President Donald Trump's term, said in the first episode of his new podcast " Stay Tuned with Preet ", that if he hadn't been fired he thinks Trump would have asked him "to do something inappropriate". Lire la suite »

South Korea intends to provide humanitarian aid to the DPRK

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China's top diplomat pledged to strictly implement U.N. Security Council sanctions on North Korea during a meeting with his South Korean counterpart in New York Wednesday, Seoul's foreign ministry said. North Korea conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on 3 September and has launched numerous missiles this year, including two intercontinental ballistic missiles and two other rockets that flew over Japan. Lire la suite »

Shinzo Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea

South Korea now plans to build a new ground-to-ground ballistic missile that can reach all of North Korea and deliver a warhead weighing up to two tons ( The Korea Herald , September 5). Seoul says more than 30,000 North Koreans have defected to the South since the end of the Korean War, in 1953. Others, however, have questioned whether a strong response from China - and China joining North Korea's adversaries - could lead to the conclusion desired by the United States and the UN. Lire la suite »

Domestic assault suspect shot by Calgary police

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The acting police chief says about 8 p.m. the man came out of the garage quickly, carrying weapons, and confronted the officers. The suspect was taken to hospital, where he remains in serious condition. "Our officers are highly trained and they prepare for the worst-case scenario", said Robitaille. The three officers who are the focus of the ASIRT investigation are a 15-year member of the service, a 10-year member of the service and a four-year member of the service. Lire la suite »

Sushma Swaraj exchanges greetings with Chinese counterpart at UN

The Indian Foreign Minister arrived in NY on Sunday for seven days during which she is holding of back-to-back engagements, centering around the U.N. General Assembly. "We must condemn efforts, including by states, to use religion to justify, sustain and sponsor terrorism against other countries". Sushma Swaraj asked the BRICS ministers to "work for early conclusion of negotiations and adoption of the CCIT in the United Nations ". Lire la suite »

Trump's North Korea threat leaves Asia struggling to explain

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North Korea's state news agency threatened to use nuclear weapons to "sink" Japan and reduce the U.S. to "ashes and darkness" a day prior to firing an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan earlier this month. military flew powerful bombers and stealth fighter jets over the Korean Peninsula and near Japan in a show of force against the North. It is the ninth round of United Nations sanctions to hit North Korea since 2006. Lire la suite »