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7.1 magnitude quake jolts Mexico: Here's what to do when disaster strikes

7.1 magnitude quake jolts Mexico: Here's what to do when disaster strikes A motorbike and carriage drives over the cracked road. A team of American experts is in Mexico to assist with search and rescue efforts following the deadly natural disaster that devastated the country's capital city Tuesday. Rescuers desperately try to help victims stuck inside the rubble. At least 30 children were killed in the collapse of the Enrique Rebsámen school, and by Wednesday nigh... [Full Article...]

Gov. Reynolds: No special session of legislature needed to cover budget shortfall

Gov. Reynolds: No special session of legislature needed to cover budget shortfall This is the final action on the FY 2017 budget, which ended June 30, 2017. Reynolds will cover the shortfall by borrowing $13 million from emergency funds. Fiscal budgets are always named in the year they end. The state is now providing businesses more than half a billion of tax breaks that Boulton says should be examined. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico; tracking northwest

Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico; tracking northwest San Juan is New York City's sister city and 700,000 Puerto Ricans lives in the five boroughs. Few trees escaped unscathed: thick branches were torn down from most and others were simply uprooted. After hitting Dominica, Hurricane Maria tore a path through Puerto Rico - the strongest storm in 80 years to hit the country. It also caused widespread damage on St. [Full Article...]

Best North Korea Based Games

Best North Korea Based Games Self-ruled Taiwan is not a member of the United Nations , due to Beijing's position that it is simply a Chinese province and so not able to have its own official diplomatic ties with anyone. " North Korea best not make any more threats to the US". North Korea has conducted a number of missile launches recently in the region, prompting the United States to consider if shooting down any Pyongy... [Full Article...]

Pence Lauds Graham-Cassidy, Says 'Almost Anything Would Be Better Than Obamacare'

Pence Lauds Graham-Cassidy, Says 'Almost Anything Would Be Better Than Obamacare' In the Graham-Cassidy bill , block grants will mean fewer people have health insurance than do under Obamacare , especially in states that expanded Medicaid . Sen. After several false starts , the GOP is back with yet another drastic healthcare proposal that could gut the Affordable Care Act and dramatically alter the landscape of American health care as we know it. [Full Article...]

Nebraska inmate escapee apprehended in Pottawattamie County

Nebraska inmate escapee apprehended in Pottawattamie County A vehicle stolen by an inmate Wednesday was found in a parking lot in Omaha. The transfer was in preparation for a court appearance today. An inmate considered to be armed and risky has taken control of a government vehicle and escaped Wednesday afternoon, authorities have said. [Full Article...]

Tony Abbott 'headbutted' by man wearing 'Vote Yes' badge in Hobart

Tony Abbott 'headbutted' by man wearing 'Vote Yes' badge in Hobart Abbott said the man was unsuccessful in making good contact, but did leave him with, 'a very, very slightly swollen lip'. The only damage was a very, very slightly swollen lip. His sister, Christine Forster, and his daughter Frances have both come out publicly in favour of allowing same-sex couples to Wednesday legally. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten also condemned the incident, "This is awful ... [Full Article...]

North Korea missile test leaves stocks unimpressed; yen wilts

North Korea missile test leaves stocks unimpressed; yen wilts Last week, following North Korea's latest missile launch over Japan, the UN security council slapped the nation with fresh new sanctions, placing an export ban on textiles, freezing work permits to North Korean guest workers and placing a limit on oil supplies. [Full Article...]

Yanelly Nelly Zoller shoots herself dead reaching for grandma's candy

Yanelly Nelly Zoller shoots herself dead reaching for grandma's candy Nelly Zoller was pronounced dead from a single gunshot wound to the chest. "I was driving to pick her up with her bathing suit in my vehicle to take her to the splash pads", said Zoller. Tampa police are still investigating, but said they have no reason to doubt the story. Not necessarily clear is how the grandmother came to possess a gun and why or how the weapon was loaded at the time. [Full Article...]

Fratman in UST law student death left PH: BI

Fratman in UST law student death left PH: BI Lawyer Ma. Antonette Mang-robang, BI spokesperson, disclosed that based on the agency's records a certain Ralph Caballes Trangia left the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on September 19 (Tuesday) aboard an Eva Airways flight for Taipei. [Full Article...]

In first visit, Trump urges reform so United Nations can meet full potential

In first visit, Trump urges reform so United Nations can meet full potential Administration officials reaffirmed the United States' long-standing policy that the North must agree to relinquish its nuclear arsenal as a prerequisite for direct diplomatic talks. Kim Jong Un has pledged to continue the North's programs, saying his country is nearing its goal of "equilibrium" in military force with the United States. [Full Article...]

Coaches cost Lions Test series victory: O'Brien

Coaches cost Lions Test series victory: O'Brien The Lions drew the three-Test series against the All Blacks , but O'Brien felt it should have been a victorious one for the tourists. LIONS CHIEF EXECUTIVE John Feehan has responded to Sean O'Brien's recent criticism, and shown his support for Warren Gatland and his backroom team. [Full Article...]

Trump heaps more sanctions on North Korea

Trump heaps more sanctions on North Korea China's move will also be closely watched for impact, as most of the country's larger banks no longer do business with North Korea already for fear of being blacklisted from the worldwide SWIFT banking system. (1900 GMT) that is expected to discuss the Trump administration's sanctions announcement. He added the order would also allow the USA to identify new industries - including textiles, fi... [Full Article...]

Trump, Pence to campaign for odd before GOP runoff

Trump, Pence to campaign for odd before GOP runoff The president will attend a rally at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville Friday, while Pence will head to Alabama on Monday. GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore , a former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, stated that he believed homosexual conduct between LGBTQ Americans should be illegal in both 2005 and 2015, equating sex between two members of the same gender to bestiality. [Full Article...]

Poll shows Trump's approval rating up after two hurricanes, one bipartisan deal

Poll shows Trump's approval rating up after two hurricanes, one bipartisan deal The Real Clear Politics polling average of Trump's approval rating now sits at 40.6 percent, just over 3 points better than his low point in mid-August. Five percent said they had no opinion. Support for President Trump's signature plan to build a wall along the Mexican border has dropped over the past two years, as has support for his policy of increased deportations of illegal immigrants. [Full Article...]

North Korea: South Korea sees fall in defectors

North Korea: South Korea sees fall in defectors North Korea's foreign minister likened US President Donald Trump to a "barking dog" on Thursday, after Trump warned he would "totally destroy" the North if it threatened the United States and its allies. In fact, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a series of statements against both military options and super sanctions vis-a-vis North Korea, instead suggesting that de facto nuclear arms c... [Full Article...]

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

North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans Trump also called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un " Rocket man ". "Tolerance for this disgraceful practice must end now". Konstantin Asmolov, with the Center for Korean Studies at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies (IFES) of the Russian Academy of Science, said that the United States did not want to launch negotiations on North Korea's nuclear status as it may be a "bad example" for oth... [Full Article...]

Amazon to open new Manhattan office & hire 2000 employees

Amazon to open new Manhattan office & hire 2000 employees The company said it will be the primary city location for its advertising division, with jobs in finance, sales, marketing and information technology and pay that will average $100,000. That money is expected to create over 4,800 jobs, according to ESD Press Secretary Amy Varghese. With the Staten Island fulfillment center and new Manhattan office cranking up, and a broiling bidding war for ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea

Russian Federation and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea Spain, Peru and Kuwait, according to news reports, also have ordered North Korean ambassadors and envoys out of their countries. "The bottom line is that in the missiles, were they to be a threat, whether it be the United States territory Guam, obviously Japan, Japan's territory, that would elicit a different response from us", he said . [Full Article...]

The Marine Corps Is Getting Its First-Ever Woman Officer

The Marine Corps Is Getting Its First-Ever Woman Officer International Olympic Committee was first opened to women in 2012 so that Marine leaders could research the feasibility of integrating all-male infantry units. "They'll be allowed to drive tanks, fire mortars and lead infantry soldiers into combat". In January 2016, former Marine Gen. John Kelly, who is now serving as White House chief of staff for President Donald Trump, asserted that allowing ... [Full Article...]


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