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Sikh politician shuts down racist heckler with 'love and courage'

Sikh politician shuts down racist heckler with 'love and courage' Several of Singh's handlers tried to move her aside but she threatened them and said she'd call the police immediately if they try to touch her. Singh, a member of provincial Parliament and New Democratic Party leadership candidate who is Sikh, was just starting his " JagMeet & Greet " event when the unidentified woman rushed up and interrupted him. [Full Article...]

FBI Investigating Officer Who Arrested Nurse Alex Wubbels

FBI Investigating Officer Who Arrested Nurse Alex Wubbels Tracy, have been promised". The FBI would assist in determining if Wubbels' rights were violated under "color of law". The Salt Lake City police detective who arrested a University of Utah Hospital nurse for refusing to draw blood from a patient without a warrant has been fired from his part-time job. [Full Article...]

Ex-husband arrested in realtor's disappearance before Harvey

Ex-husband arrested in realtor's disappearance before Harvey The body of a Texas land specialist has been found in a swamp over two weeks after she vanished in front of Hurricane Harvey's landfall. Though she went missing around the time Hurricane Harvey hit the southeast region of Texas, authorities were quick to assert that the hurricane was not the cause of her disappearance. [Full Article...]

Former governor Mikheil Saakashvili stopped at Ukraine border

Former governor Mikheil Saakashvili stopped at Ukraine border Saakashvili was this year stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship and a few years ago of his Georgian citizenship. Ukrainian state-run railway Ukrzaliznytsia halted its train from Poland to prevent former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, whose Ukrainian citizenship and passport was revoked after his relations with the country's president fell apart, from disembarking in the country. [Full Article...]

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

Hurricane, Tropical Storm Watches Issued For Big Bend, South GA, N. Fla A watch does not mean that storm conditions will occur, but that they are possible . RAIN: Flash Flood Watches have been issued for our area Monday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon. Georgia officials have decided a one-way escape route for coastal residents fleeing Hurricane Irma isn't needed after all. Burns said starting early Monday evening, the outer bands of the storms will move i... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma Expected to Hang a Right Today

Hurricane Irma Expected to Hang a Right Today The latest potential track area shows the storm approaching the Florida Keys about 2 a.m. Sunday, the Fort Myers area about 2 p.m. Sunday and Tampa about 2 a.m. "If you ride around Chatham County, it's a ghost town", Jones said. There will be updates as storms draw closer to central Alabama. Palmer and his wife planned to stay in their 144-year-old home, which has weathered many storms including... [Full Article...]

UT beats Indiana State in 42-7 home-opening victory

UT beats Indiana State in 42-7 home-opening victory Sycamores offensive coordinator Jeff Hecklinski, offensive line coach Darrell Funk and defensive line coach Mark Smith worked for Hoke at Ball State and San Diego State as well as MI. Tennessee added another score in the fourth quarter; redshirt freshman quarterback Jarrett Guarantano recorded his first career touchdown on an 11-yard pass to redshirt senior Jeff George to give Tennessee a 42-7 f... [Full Article...]

Germany's Merkel offers diplomatic initiative for DPRK nuclear issue

Germany's Merkel offers diplomatic initiative for DPRK nuclear issue Unidentified senior officials told the newspaper it was "not credible" that North Korea's scientists alone could have accomplished the nuclear advances. Asked whether a strike against Guam would be covered under the clause that commits North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to come to the defense of each other, he said: "I will not speculate about whether Article Five will be applied in such a... [Full Article...]

Irma death toll in St Maarten climbs to four

Irma death toll in St Maarten climbs to four Martin. While the landing strips appeared to be intact, the Dutch navy said the airport is "unreachable" for now. He said nine patients at a hospital in the country had been evacuated by Dutch military helicopter. Rutte said that "as soon as the weather permits", two marine ships from Aruba and Curacao will deliver military and relief supplies. Some 70 percent of all homes have been left... [Full Article...]

Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley

Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley As part of this partnership, Georgia Power line crews provide assistance to other utilities when service to their customers is interrupted due to severe weather and have travelled as far away as New Yorkto assist with restoration following Superstorm Sandy and New Orleansfollowing Hurricane Katrina. [Full Article...]

Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast as of Sept

Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast as of Sept Although longer-term forecasts can contain considerable uncertainty, they now show the historic storm spending the weekend churning along and on top of Florida's west coast before heading inland Monday through Georgia and Alabama . Those hundreds of miles outside of the cone will feel some impact from Hurricane Irma, which has measured up to 400 miles in width , with hurricane-force winds e... [Full Article...]

Dutch seek to restore security amid looting on St Martin

Dutch seek to restore security amid looting on St Martin He said food, water and security were the priorities on the island, known in Dutch as Sint Maarten. The airport was not destroyed, but it is not functional, said French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb. It is expected that by the time the hurricane reaches the United States coast, it will have been downgraded to a category 4 hurricane. In addition to the military action, two ships have been sent... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma pulls ocean away from Bahamas shore

Hurricane Irma pulls ocean away from Bahamas shore Footage from the Hurricane Irma-hit Bahamas freaked out netizens on Saturday as the seawater was completely missing from a bay as far as the eye could see. While some have speculated the disappearing water could indicate an incoming tsunami, that's not the case here. Furthermore, those who live in the area should be mindful, as the water could return abruptly. [Full Article...]

Putin warns of global catastrophe over proposed sanctions on N'Korea

Putin warns of global catastrophe over proposed sanctions on N'Korea USA and Asian officials believe it is necessary to try negotiations and more economic pressure but concede these are unlikely to curb, let alone eliminate, the nuclear and missile programs that North Korean considers essential to its survival. [Full Article...]

Abe, Putin to hold talks amid North Korean nuclear crisis

Abe, Putin to hold talks amid North Korean nuclear crisis The agreement, last amended in 2012, was in the process of being changed in the wake of a series of missile tests by North Korea this year after Moon took office in May, including two intercontinental ballistic missile launches. The Blue House needs to pay serious attention to politicians who are calling for a reshuffle of the diplomatic and security establishment. China, which is North Korea's ... [Full Article...]

N.Korea nuke test 10 times more powerful than Hiroshima

N.Korea nuke test 10 times more powerful than Hiroshima The exercise came just two days after North Korea angered the global community by carrying out its sixth and largest nuclear test. Moon, who came to power earlier this year advocating a policy of pursuing engagement with Pyongyang, has come under increasing pressure to take a harder line on North Korea. [Full Article...]

Katia now third hurricane in tropics; forms in SW Gulf of Mexico

Katia now third hurricane in tropics; forms in SW Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Katia becomes a Category 2 and started today its movement in the Gulf of Mexico towards the coasts of Veracruz state, by where it will touch land in the first morning hours on Saturday, according to the Meteorological Service. [Full Article...]

What Hurricane Harvey says about risk, climate and resilience

What Hurricane Harvey says about risk, climate and resilience Hurricane Irma , a category 5 storm bearing down on Florida, is said to be the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history. Long said it was "hard to say" how long the $15 billion approved by Congress for disaster relief will last. [Full Article...]

Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list

Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list The $15.25 billion in emergency funding includes $7.4 billion for the Disaster Relief Fund at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, $450 million for the Small Business Authority's disaster loan program and $7.4 billion for the Community Development Block Grant program at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. [Full Article...]

Nobel laureates urge Aung San Suu Kyi to act

When she was under house arrest, "she mentioned that, 'please use your liberty to promote ours.' Now I want to ask Aung San Suu Kyi: Please use your liberty to promote ours". Though Suu Kyi and her government has repeatedly called all this "misinformation" and "fake news", question remains - What's happening in Myanmar?. [Full Article...]


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