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Hurricane Maria now a category 5 storm

Hurricane Maria now a category 5 storm A former British colony, Dominica is home to about 72,000 people and is located in the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean , between the French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe . A warning is typically issued 36 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force winds. Rainfall on numerous islands could cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides... [Full Article...]

Colorado Police Searching for 'Mad Pooper' Who Keeps Defecating Around Lady's House

Colorado Police Searching for 'Mad Pooper' Who Keeps Defecating Around Lady's House A rogue jogger, who has been dubbed the "Mad Pooper" is terrorizing neighborhoods by defecating in driveways, and a citywide hunt is on to try and find the fecal fiend. "Maybe they didn't use that word, but the woman went out and confronted her, and it was clear what she was doing". "People can see you". "I've been here 35 years nearly and I can't recall a case where we have someone making this ... [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer made a surprise cameo at the Emmy Awards

Sean Spicer made a surprise cameo at the Emmy Awards This, of course, is a joke making fun of the Trump administration who constantly provided - and continues to provide - "alternative facts" on many situations, including the crowd size at the inauguration. He recited his infamous post-inauguration room statement, nearly word for word. So yeah, folks in the audience clearly had some trouble processing Spicer's sudden appearance. [Full Article...]

Concern for Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria makes landfall

Concern for Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria makes landfall Joaquin Villanueva said "I was able to just receive a text from my mom, that everything is fine thus far". He reported that Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Maria would be a "catastrophic" and "life-threatening" storm, both because of the wind and potential flooding and mudslides. [Full Article...]

Good Samaritan Who Thwarted Starbucks Robbery Faces Possible Lawsuit From Suspect

Good Samaritan Who Thwarted Starbucks Robbery Faces Possible Lawsuit From Suspect In the video, Jerri picks up a chair and hits Flores before the two start fighting. Officers later found Flores near a canal on Fruit and Ashlan where he admitted to the crime and was treated for his injuries before being taken into custody. [Full Article...]

New Zealand struck by two earthquakes

New Zealand struck by two earthquakes It may have been felt in Balclutha, Gore, Invercargill, Lumsden, Roxburgh, Te Anau and Tuatapere. New Zealand authorities issued a reminder to "drop, cover, and hold" in the event of an natural disaster. The first quake hit a seismically active area near a plate boundary where the Australian plate dives below the Pacific plate, the NZ Herald reported. [Full Article...]

Richard Branson Urges "Marshall Plan" For British Virgin Islands

Richard Branson Urges Branson, a major advocate for action on climate change, is also advocating for the Caribbean to be "reconstructed and rejuvenated with clean energy and new jobs ". A hurricane warning is in effect for Dominica, a tropical storm warning is in effect for St Lucia and a... At least one person was killed and two are missing after the category 5 storm battered Guadeloupe. [Full Article...]

USA options on North Korea effective and overwhelming

Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said in the interview with CNN's State of the Union . "We all know that and none of us want that". "Honestly, I think the United States should be doing ... Trump said last week he would be willing to mediate the worst dispute in decades between Qatar and US-allied Arab states. On Sunday, he warned of imminent danger from Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom terror threat level downgraded from critical to severe

United Kingdom terror threat level downgraded from critical to severe Scotland Yard said that magistrates had granted warrants allowing the 18-year-old to be held until Saturday 23 September, and Mr Farroukh until Thursday 21 September. The teenage suspect had been trying to leave the United Kingdom as a foot passenger on a Dover ferry at 7.50am - nearly 24 hours after the blast in London, which injured 30 people. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu arrives in NY; will meet with Trump to discuss Iran

Netanyahu arrives in NY; will meet with Trump to discuss Iran Trump acknowledged that Middle East peace is elusive and has bedeviled many previous presidential administrations, but he feels all sides will be willing to buy into an agreement this time. "I look forward to discussing with you what you rightly call the awful nuclear deal with Iran and how to roll back Iran's growing aggression in the region, especially in Syria", he said. [Full Article...]

California teen returns wallet stuffed with $1500 in cash to owner

California teen returns wallet stuffed with $1500 in cash to owner Opdyke, without hesitation, knew he had to return it. He had hidden it under her doormat when no one answered his knock. Because he didn't want to frighten whoever lived there, he held up the wallet to a surveillance camera and then placed it on the doorstep before leaving. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort reportedly offered to brief Russian billionaire on 2016 campaign

Paul Manafort reportedly offered to brief Russian billionaire on 2016 campaign Citing people familiar with the discussions, the Post said that Manafort penned an email through an intermediary that offered briefings to Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, an industrial metals magnate with ties to the Kremlin. Deripaska, who previously hired Manafort as a consultant, had previously said claimed in court that the future Team Trump member owed him millions after an investment v... [Full Article...]

PV Sindhu Says Beating Okuhara at Korea Open was 'Sweet Revenge'

PV Sindhu Says Beating Okuhara at Korea Open was 'Sweet Revenge' However, the scoreline of 27-25, 21-15 in favour of the Indonesians flattered the Indians, who made up a 17-20 deficit in the opening game, and actually held two game-points before the more fancied duo could breathe free, and could then exert their supremacy in the second stanza. [Full Article...]

Anthony Weiner Prosecutors Want Him Locked Up For 27 Months

Anthony Weiner Prosecutors Want Him Locked Up For 27 Months House of Representatives before resigning in 2011, when it emerged that he had exchanged sexually explicit messages with adult women. Weiner is scheduled to be sentenced on Monday. And, prosecutors say, "With that depth of awareness". Last week, Weiner's lawyers filed their own sentencing memorandum , which asked the judge not to put the ex-lawmaker in jail, noting that he was a "weak man". [Full Article...]

Facebook adding more human review to ad systems, says COO Sandberg

Facebook adding more human review to ad systems, says COO Sandberg That's the issue the Silicon Valley internet behemoth is grappling with, following a ProPublica report last week that found marketers were able to target advertisements at people categorized as "Jew haters". "And we did not find it ourselves - and that is also on us". And Sandberg said Facebook is working on a program to help users report potential abuses in its ads system. [Full Article...]

SNL's Kate McKinnon Shows Off Her Girlfriend At Emmy Awards

SNL's Kate McKinnon Shows Off Her Girlfriend At Emmy Awards The move sparked instant interest in Abbott. Clearly the two share a sense of humor, with Abbott writing on her website that she was "dubbed a cheeky firecracker by her professors" and that she "is as passionate as she is a goofball". According to People Magazine , Abbott was born in Stamford, Connecticut and is now an actress based in New York City. There's something a little too on the no... [Full Article...]

Trump's Successful UN Speech

Trump's Successful UN Speech The former governor did offer favorable remarks about Trump's conciliatory remarks about the U.N.in general, which the president has criticized in the past. Asked about the President's tweet on ABC's "This Week", national security adviser H.R. McMaster said, "This is where the rockets and missiles are coming from, is North Korea". [Full Article...]

Tom Price chartered 5 planes in 3 days to fly 150 miles

Tom Price chartered 5 planes in 3 days to fly 150 miles Politico says the 135-mile trip from Dulles International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport was one of five private flights Price took on official business last week. His return trip touched down in Dulles at 1:19 p.m. that afternoon. "The demands on his time are tremendous". She added that Price works 13 hours most days. [Full Article...]

Hamas invites Abbas to resume control of Gaza

Hamas invites Abbas to resume control of Gaza The rift led to Hamas gaining control of the Gaza Strip in 2007. Over the weekend Hamas took a step toward unity by agreeing to elections in Gaza and the West Bank, raising the prospect of reunification after ten years of squabbling and violence. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump on postpartum depression

Ivanka Trump on postpartum depression Lara's fit form is hardly surprising given her devoted workout regime throughout her pregnancy, comprised of weightlifting and lunges. Chrissy Teigen has been a vocal critic of President Trump and his administration on Twitter , and she had no problem calling out his eldest daughter Ivanka for sharing a tweet with a blatant grammatical error on Tuesday. [Full Article...]


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