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US wants Kim Jong Un's assets frozen, travel restricted in UN proposal

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In it, the authors conclude that if China does agree to take part in energy sanctions , North Korea could "quickly cut its non-military use by about 40% of its annual oil use with a variety of end use reduction and substitution measures; There will be little or no immediate impact on the Korean Peoples Army's (KPA) nuclear or missile programs". Read More »

Pope Francis Urges to Find Solution to Ongoing Crisis in Venezuela

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Those in the early church who stuck so closely to the rules became "paralyzed by a rigorous interpretation and practice of that law, " he said. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has concluded his intense 5-day apostolic journey to Colombia with yet another call to uphold human dignity and to work for a just society in which inequality and oppression give way to hope and fraternity. Read More »

Alabama Prepares For Hurricane Irma After It Hits Florida

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Ivey said the National Guard is pre-positioning personnel and equipment to quickly respond where needed in the state. Two Red Cross shelters are open, one in Baldwin County and one at the Alabama State University Dunn-Oliver Acadome. "In Alabama, our primary threat continues to be the potential for damaging winds and likely power outages and down trees". Attorney General Steve Marshall said in a statement Saturday that those who "take advantage of the public will be held accountable". Read More »

Irma's Winds Dip Slightly; Storm Still on a Track to SC

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In South Carolina, price gouging law (SC §39-5-145) is a general prohibition of unconscionable prices during times of disaster. Impacts from the storm , including tropical force winds, will likely be felt hundreds of miles from its center, so the entire state of SC is till facing a large threat, including record storm surge on the coast, according to officials. Read More »

Pregnant woman set on fire by boyfriend in Capitol Heights; suspect arrested

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Grinage's father, Arthur Grinage, told News4 the baby, a girl, was born seven weeks premature and is doing okay . The fire started around 11:45 a.m.in a second-floor apartment in a three-story building at 1405 Elkwood Ln. 'She has a long road to recovery and unknown medical cost. "It all stems from him not wanting to take responsibility of him being a newborn dad", Grinage Sr said to WJLA . Read More »

Senate passes $15B in Harvey relief, avoids shutdown for now

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The measure cleared the Senate on an 80-17 vote; all those opposed were Republicans. "It is unfortunate that congressional leadership and the administration chose to tie Harvey relief to short-term extensions (of government funding) and the debt ceiling", Cruz said. Read More »

Abe, Moon agree to coordinate for stronger N Korea sanctions

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Now with a fully operating THAAD battery in Seongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, South Korea's defense network against North Korean missiles is much more sophisticated. Security Council resolutions. The bid for the toughest penalties yet against North Korea comes despite renewed warnings against such moves by the leaders of China and Russian Federation, which have veto power in the Security Council. Read More »

US Senate passes disaster aid, government funding, higher debt ceiling

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With Hurricane Irma heading towards Florida and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) running out of funds, President Donald Trump is expected to sign the bill. Conservatives in the House have baulked at the scope of the Trump-brokered deal, which attached two, crucial fiscal measures, calling it a win for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Read More »

Bundesliga referee Steinhaus 'relieved' after landmark moment

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Bibiana Steinhaus enjoyed a debut free of major incidents as she became the first woman to referee a Bundesliga match in the 1-1 draw between Hertha Berlin and Werder Bremen on Sunday. She began by officiating women's games for the DFB in 1999 and became a Federation Internationale de Football Association referee in 2005. She officiated Bayern Munich's first-round DFB-Pokal defeat of Chemnitzer in August, the Women's Champions League final earlier this year, and also at Euro 2017. Read More »

Ex-husband arrested in realtor's disappearance before Harvey

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Her ex-husband, Stephen Wayne McDowell, is charged for her murder, though no motive for the crime has been from the sheriff's office. The department had begun searching for the 37-year-old real estate business owner after they received a welfare concern a week earlier. Read More »

Fort Lauderdale police arrest 9 people caught on camera looting during Irma

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Police have captured nearly twelve individuals blamed for plundering tropical storm covered stores around Fort Lauderdale as fierce Hurricane Irma hunkered down on the beachside city 30 miles north of Miami. "ATTENTION LOOTERS; Every incident will be investigated". Video posted to Facebook by WSVN-TV in Miami showed the looters taking advantage of a closed up Foot Locker, loading several boxes of shoes into multiple getaway cars. Read More »

15 states sue Trump on rollback of immigrant protections

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Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have sued the U.S. government to block President Donald Trump's plan to end a program that gives young immigrants protection from deportation and access to work permits. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis scheduled a hearing for the request to amend the complaint for September 14. Most all of them are fluent in English, more than 95 percent are employed, pay taxes or go to school. Read More »

Brits fear: North Korea "secretly helped by Iran to gain nuclear weapons"

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The Foreign Office is investigating whether "current and former nuclear states" helped Kim Jong-Un in his drive to mount nuclear warheads on missiles. German Chancellor Angela Merkel once again has stressed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal - negotiated with U.N. Security Council members and Germany - as a model for solving the North Korea crisis. Read More »

2 militants killed, another surrender in south Kashmir

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In the encounter, which began last evening, one terrorist was also gunned down by the security forces. He said that a local girl identified as Nusrat sustained bullet injury in the cross fire and has been shifted to the hospital for treatment. Read More »

With thrilling OT defeat, Iowa State narrows gap

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After a slow start in ISU's 44-41 overtime loss to rival Iowa Saturday, Montgomery put the Cyclones on his back, and nearly physically willed his team to victory. The Huskers (1-1) rallied from a 42-14 halftime deficit with three unanswered second-half touchdowns to close the gap, but ultimately fell short. He recorded the second interception of his career two yards behind the line of scrimmage and returned it 13 yards to the Cyclones' five-yard line. Read More »

Florida residents attempt to rescue manatees stranded by effects of Hurricane Irma

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As Irma approaches, the offshore winds, moving counter-clockwise, push the water out. Michael Sechler posted that the animals were far too massive to be lifted, so they gave them water. "We rolled each one on to a tarp and pulled them back into the channel and both swam off", he told HuffPost. "We're not actually intervening at this point", Gordon said. Read More »

Canadian Sikh politician deals with Islamophobic woman's racism with love

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Brampton: Video of Jagmeet Singh responding to a heckler who wrongfully accused him of wanting to impose " sharia law " is drawing attention to the NDP leadership candidate on Facebook and YouTube. That tone of "love" and "welcome" was part of what made the video of the shrill woman heckler and his response go viral. "We welcome you, we support you and we love you". Read More »

District attorney asks Federal Bureau of Investigation to also investigate controversial U. nurse arrest

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The FBI has been asked to join a criminal investigation into the violent arrest of a local nurse who was trying to protect the constitutional rights of a patient in Utah. The incident took place on July 26 when Salt Lake police were requested to collect a blood sample from a patient who was taken to the University Hospital from Cache County by medical helicopter after a crash. Read More »

Train carrying Saakashvili stopped at Ukraine border

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Aggressive government supporters, known as "titushki", came to the Krakovets checkpoint on the Polish-Ukrainian border on September 9 to protest against ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili's planned arrival in Ukraine on September 10. Read More »

Hurricane, Tropical Storm Watches Issued For Big Bend, South GA, N. Fla

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Deal's Sunday morning statement expanded his earlier state of emergency declaration to cover the entire state and specified that the "state government will be closed Monday and Tuesday for all employees except essential personnel". More than 20 counties in southeast and east central Alabama, including Montgomery, were under that warning. The weather service said winds of 25 to 35 miles per hour are possible with gusts over 40 miles per hour in north Alabama generally east of Interstate ... Read More »

Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley

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Cooper said traffic has increased throughout the state and is expected to increase more with new evacuations from Florida. Wet and windy weather will expand into eastern Alabama, including Birmingham, southeastern North Carolina and the southern Appalachians on Monday into Tuesday. Read More »

Minimal Storm Impacts Expected if Irma Continues Westward Track

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As for our area, the posts stressed that we are still several days away from any potential impacts due to Irma , and as a result there is still a lot of uncertainty with what it will mean for us. The Nebraska National Guard is mobilizing four of its helicopters and approximately 100 soldiers assigned to an aviation battalion in support of the Hurricane Irma relief operations. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Famous St Maarten Airport Pounded By Storm

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The first of two Dutch naval vessels heading for the islands is expected to arrive at 8 p.m. local time in St. Maarten . The runway at Sint Maarten's destroyed Princess Juliana International Airport has since been cleared to allow for planes to land, however time is of the essence as the island continues to watch out for Hurricane Jose. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Seems To Be Sucking Water From Shorelines

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Fritz added: "In the centre of the storm, where there is extreme low pressure, water is drawn upward". "I am in disbelief right now..." Nassau, Bahamas: The Bahamas had a close call but ultimately escaped the worst of Hurricane Irma's destructive wrath, with no casualties or major infrastructure damages yet reported Friday. Read More »

Putin: Hysteria over N. Korea may lead to planetary catastrophe

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The US seeks the strongest possible sanctions against North Korea, but is opposed by Russian Federation and China. Putin said the USA had a right to close consulates but "it was done in such a rude way". They urged more efforts to pressure North Korea to abandon what they called its "current threatening and destabilizing path". Putin denounced North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russian Federation did not recognise its nuclear status. Read More »

Moon presses Putin over North Korea oil supplies

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Monday the Trump administration would seek the strongest possible sanctions against Kim Jong Un's regime. The Ministry of Unification said that the initiative involving the two Koreas and Russian Federation will help implement Moon's another vision to build a new economic belt with North Korea. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for 3 boys taken by mom

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Anderson was seen driving west on I-40 from Albuquerque around 4 a.m. Sunday morning. Walker-Anderson is considered to be armed and unsafe and possibly armed with a handgun. Lakai is 3-foot-6 and 65 pounds and was wearing grey pajamas. Deputies believe she is going to southern California because she has family there. Lexxington is 3 feet tall, weighing 50 pounds, and was seen in yellow and white shorts. Read More »

3 hurricanes, 1 catastrophic, in Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic

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National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Jose had formed in the open Atlantic, far from land and well east of Hurricane Irma . Katia now has 75 miles per hour winds and is moving southeast at 3 miles per hour. Isolated maximum amounts of 25 inches are possible in northern Veracruz , eastern Hidalgo , Puebla , and San Luis Potosi . Katia is moving toward the west-southwest near 3 miles per hour (6 km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue until the system makes landfall ... Read More »

Former US Presidents Make Plea for Victims of Hurricanes

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Bush and George Bush - appeared in a video and asked Americans to respond to the devastation wrought by the hurricane. The "One American Appeal" campaign of the former presidents will distribute the funds raised between the organisations Houston Harvey Relief Fund and Rebuild Texas Fund , dedicated to the reconstruction of the devastated area. Read More »

Texas governor welcomes Senate approval of Hurricane Harvey funding

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Irma is now stronger than Harvey was and though it may not make the same type of direct landfall as Harvey did, spinning along the coast, it's still sure to do tens of billions of dollars in damage on top of the current estimate of Harvey damage, which one expert pegged at almost $100 billion. Read More »

House overwhelmingly passes $7.9 billion Harvey aid bill

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The bill provides emergency funding for hurricane victims and lifts the debt ceiling, which keeps the government operating for another three months. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., unveiled the measure late Wednesday, adding $7.4 billion in community development block grants to President Donald Trump's $7.9 billion request, which overwhelmingly passed the House on Wednesday. Read More »