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Caribbean islands braced for Hurricane Maria onslaught


Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands , Puerto Rico , Culebra and Vieques. The National Hurricane Center cautioned that Maria could intensify as it travels towards Puerto Rico. However, Puerto Rico's official had a more intense warning for his residents. Martinique, a French island south of Dominica, suffered power outages but avoided major damage. Read More »

Sanders won't run as a Democrat in 2018


Before he traveled to Florida to survey the damage last week, Trump tweeted: "With Irma and Harvey devastation, Tax Cuts and Tax Reform is needed more than ever". Tax cuts of 10 percent to 15 percent for all brackets. And they pay a 33 percent rate on income between $191,650 and $416,700. It's true that we have the highest nominal corporate tax rate in the world, but most corporations find ways to substantially reduce their taxes . Read More »

Boris Johnson will not resign over Brexit row

She added: "This government is being run from the front and we all have the same destination in our sights". Hague, who was also Conservative leader, wrote in a Telegraph column that the prime minister and her government are in a "perilous position" and will "come to grief without a determined effort to stick together from all of its members". Read More »

British businesses lament UK's Brexit approach, demand 3 years transition period

Home Secretary Amber Rudd launched the most scathing attack on Johnson, who she accused of " backseat driving ". "Indeed, I think it would be illegal to go on paying them once we have left", he said. According to Open Britain, the organization campaigning for a soft Brexit, leaving the EU means the United Kingdom would no longer be part of a controversial EU-Canada trade deal that was expected to boost British exports to Canada by around 30 percent upon implementation next week. Read More »

MPs say 'yes' to marriage equality


ABC Radio Darwin's Adam Steer spoke to senior family lawyer at with Slater and Gordon, Heather McKinnon. In a letter to parents, Temple Christian College principal Marcel Rijken warned that the legalization of same-sex marriage in Australia could affect their right to teach the traditional definition of marriage. Read More »

North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans


Kim was also the first ambassador to Spain, with the North Korean Embassy opening in February 2014. It also announced the move on Twitter. "With this diplomatic step, Mexico expresses to the North Korean government its categorical repudiation of its recent nuclear activity, which is an increasingly brazen violation of global law and which poses a serious threat to the Asian region and to the world", the ministry said in a statement. Read More »

Cuomo warns Dems about making deal with Trump on DACA


He said that he wrote a letter to President Barack Obama with Senator Dick Lugar of IN seven years ago. We found several polls that asked about DACA and showed majority support for not deporting Dreamers. "The "D" in DACA stands for "Deferred" deportation". "Its opened a lot of doors for people who want to become something more for themselves", he said. Read More »

USA and China commit to 'maximising pressure' on North Korea


Mattis said that the USA has military options available to counter North Korea that wouldn't necessarily create a grave risk of retaliation against Seoul. "Those missiles are not directly threatening any of us", Mattis said Monday when asked why the military didn't shoot them down. "We were being responsible by trying to use every diplomatic possibility that we could possibly do", Haley said. Read More »

Gov. Scott to Tour Hurricane, Flood Damage


ET. FEMA has set up temporary shelters for residents who come home to nothing, and for the workers who will help them rebuild. Do we open shelters? In the hard-hit southwestern part of the state, Lee County schools Superintendent Greg Adkins announced classes will begin September 25. Read More »

Louis protesters tell police: 'Stop killing us'


After Sunday's demonstrations, the organizers announced that the daytime protests had concluded, but "a group of agitators stayed behind, apparently intent on breaking windows and destroying property", according to Krewson. They said during trial that Stockley's DNA was found on the weapon. Stockley then approached Smith's auto and opened fire with his service weapon, court documents said . Read More »

Agra: Class 7 madrassa student foils attempt to poison 4000 children


Salma alleged that a child of her madrassa went to fill a bottle of water at night when he saw two men mixing something in the tank. An FIR has been registered against the men. "He was carrying a wrapper of Mortein rat kill whose contents were later found inside the tank". She added when the child called them out, they pushed him and ran away and also threatening him to keep his mouth shut. Read More »

Hair-pulling, protests mark Telangana govt's free saree event


State Industries Minister K T Rama Rao said the protests were the handiwork of Congress workers who want to defame the government. The NDTV report said trouble began right after Telangana Rashtra Samiti began distributing the sarees with some women hitting each other and pulling each others hair and the police had a tough time controlling the crowd. Read More »

Trump expected in NYC ahead of the UN General Assembly


He assured Trump and member states that he would focus more on "delivery and less on bureaucracy". "The utter weakness and incompetency of the United Nations ". The president on Monday praised U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who said he shared Trump's vision for a less-wasteful U.N. that will "live up to its full potential". Read More »

Pelosi defends Dream Act, deal with Trump at Sacramento event


Pelosi then tried to bring the press conference back to regular order, telling the protesters that it is "beautiful to our ears" to hear their opinion. "We're in this fight to win for the dreamers, when it's easier and when it's harder", she told reporters later after a similar - but quieter - event in Sacramento. Read More »

Race: Shock Hamilton win after first-lap drama


Vettel, who was due to speak to race stewards along with Verstappen and Raikkonen about their coming together, told reporters: "I saw Max and then the next thing I see is Max and Kimi hitting me somewhere". Verstappen blamed Vettel for the collision, believing the German had not given him and Raikkonen enough space. Alonso also continued despite a large chunk of his sidepod and floor missing, but he retired on lap eight after McLaren lost all telemetry from the auto. Read More »

AAA to offer free seat safety checks


O'Neil from the Riley Hospital For Children said . Most tweens (8-12-year old's) seriously injured or killed in crashes were not wearing seat belts or wearing them correctly. The annual campaign aims to raise awareness about child passenger safety laws and the importance of properly using auto seats, booster seats and seat belts. Read More »

Rosneft Tightens Ties in Iraqi Kurdistan With Pipeline Talks


The Kurdish region has repeatedly ignored calls from Baghdad that the vote is unconstitutional and it is unclear if the federal court's ruling will alter plans to carry out the referendum. However, al-Abadi said such negotiations would likely be complicated by the referendum vote. On Sunday, Stephane Dujarric, a spokesman for the worldwide body, said that the U.N. Read More »

A Trio in the Tropics; Maria Stronger


While Jose is projected to weaken and veer away from any direct impact on the coast, the Hurricane Center said a minor shift could bring tropical-storm-force winds to North Carolina's Outer Banks or areas to the north. For the 8 a.m. advisory from The National Hurricane Center , Maria's maximum sustained winds were near 65 miles per hour with higher gusts. The storm is following closely in the tracks of the destructive Hurricane Irma . Read More »

Hurricane Jose could bring strong winds, rain to Big Apple

Tuesday morning, September 19, and 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesday night, September 19. Jose is a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 90 miles per hour as of Sunday morning. In general, tropical storm force winds can range between 39 and 73 mph.The strongest winds associated with Jose are expected along the coast...around 40 mph. Read More »

Video shows Kenneka Jenkins enter freezer alone


That omission has led many to believe the police altered the video. "Serious questions remain as to how she ended up in a Crowne Plaza Hotel freezer and why it took a day and a half for the hotel to find Kenneka". Almost a week after a young woman was found dead inside a walk-in freezer, her family is still looking for answers. " It doesn't make sense ― and I'm not a professional, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation from what I heard ― they are professionals", Martin told WGN-TV. Read More »

Iran says United States seeking to undermine nuclear deal

He hit out at the USA envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, for making a "host of unjustifiable, peculiar demands" in talks with IAEA chief Yukiya Amano in Vienna last month. "It is essential to maintain it [JCPOA]", said Le Drian, whose country is a signatory to the nuclear agreement. "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace noted that President Donald Trump, who lambastes the deal brokered by the Obama administration, has had the opportunity to re-impose sanctions that were lifted as part ... Read More »

Formula One: Hamilton wins crucial, chaotic Singapore GP


Hamilton was able to pull out a gap to Ricciardo once again, eventually taking the chequered flag with 58 laps complete to win the Singapore Grand Prix and take a huge step towards the world title in the process. Another beneficiary of the pile-up was Bottas, who is now on 212 points and also bearing down on Vettel's total. Further down the field, Carlos Sainz finished fourth, with Sergio Perez and Jolyon Palmer following on behind. Read More »

'Pure speculation': British Home Sec dismisses Trump's Parsons Green tweets

British police are questioning an 18-year-old man arrested in the departure lounge of the port of Dover on Saturday and another suspect, 21, detained hours later in the west London suburb of Hounslow. Today London police are investigating what they're calling a terrorist attack on the subway. Police have searched several properties, including a home in Sunbury where an elderly couple served as foster parents for many children over several decades. Read More »

Sharad faction removes Nitish from party president's post


Since he dumped the Congress and Lalu Yadav less than two months ago and partnered with the BJP to run the Bihar Government, Nitish Kumar has seemed to aim at most-loyal-ally status by regularly agreeing with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party, and today was no different as the Chief Minister addressed a press conference. Read More »

Ryan School reopens to shut again till Sept 25


The senior police official said the shortcomings of the school would be set right in the next three months. Gurgaon's Ryan International School reopened on Monday, however, this has the parents concerned about the safety of their child. Read More »

Giro d'Italia announces 2018 race will start in Israel


Three historic stages in Israel will kick start the 2018 Giro d'Italia in what's the first time a grand tour ventures beyond Europe. The second stage from Haifa to Tel Aviv takes in the first mountain climbs of the race, while the third stage from Be'er Sheva to Eilat, finishes with a long descent. Read More »