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Tropical depression forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical depression forms in Gulf of Mexico Katia is expected to make landfall this upcoming weekend to Mexico as it continues its East/Southeast then Southwest movement this week. -Katia could eventually attain hurricane strength before making landfall. Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said the storm is expected to stay off the coast of Mexico through Friday morning. -Tropical Storm Katia has formed in the southwestern ... [Full Article...]

Gauri Lankesh's activism earned her enemies, say former colleagues

Gauri Lankesh's activism earned her enemies, say former colleagues The saffron party also asked the Karnataka government to arrest the murderers swiftly and wondered if the SIT constituted by it will meet the same fate as the one probing the August 2016 murder of rationalist MM Kalburgi, whose killers remain untraced. [Full Article...]

Man shot dead by California Highway Patrol officer outside Los Angeles building

Man shot dead by California Highway Patrol officer outside Los Angeles building He reached the security checkpoint and allegedly yelled "get down on the floor" to employees. The Los Angeles Times reports that the man had followed an employee into the building with his hands hidden in a bag. The suspect, who was described as a 42-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. Gomez said there is a high probability the incident was captured on surveillance cameras. [Full Article...]

US Army Apologises for Religiously Insensitive Leaflet Drop

US Army Apologises for Religiously Insensitive Leaflet Drop The leaflets were distributed via air drop in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan which sparked furor among the people as the leaflets contained image of a dog along with the Taliban flag which contain holy Islamic verses. 'Those who have committed this unforgivable mistake in the publicity, propaganda or media section of the coalition forces will be tried and punished , ' he said. [Full Article...]

Irma continues through Caribbean as Category 5 storm

Irma continues through Caribbean as Category 5 storm It is expected that the hurricane will pass through the United States and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico , the Dominican Republic , Haiti and Cuba before arriving in Florida in the weekend. British tourists have been urged to follow warnings, with the Foreign Office saying in a statement: "The authorities in Puerto Rico and Florida have declared a state of emergency ". [Full Article...]

South Carolina Governor Declares State Of Emergency For Irma

South Carolina Governor Declares State Of Emergency For Irma McMaster announced the state of emergency just after noon Wednesday. Irma could make landfall in SC as a category 3 or 4 hurricane, according to a Wednesday update by forecasters at the National Weather Service in Columbia. That information is in the 2017 S.C. Hurricane Guide , now is available at all Walgreen's stores statewide, at all rest areas along interstates and for download at scemd.org... [Full Article...]

In Spain and Morocco a "Jihadist Cell" Preparing Attacks was Destroyed

In Spain and Morocco a The Spanish national arrested had been living in Melilla, and the arrested suspects were described as being loyal to ISIS and active in recruiting people to join the terrorist organization. The 39-year-old suspect whose name was not disclosed, took advantage of his job as an educational assistant at a juvenile rehabilitation and rejuvenation centre to carry out recruitment and indoctrination activ... [Full Article...]

Convoy With Daesh Families Stuck in Syrian Desert for 7th Day - Coalition

Convoy With Daesh Families Stuck in Syrian Desert for 7th Day - Coalition The U.S. has objected to the truce, and in the days since the convoy departed, United States aircraft have targeted 40 vehicles and any members of the convoy who stray too far from the main group. A convoy of stranded Islamic State fighters has generally dispersed throughout Iraq and Syria, depriving the US of the ability to strike them in one place, The Washington Post reports. [Full Article...]

Pregnant mom refused service at restaurant for wearing a crop top

Pregnant mom refused service at restaurant for wearing a crop top Do you think it was wrong for the restaurant to deny the woman service based on "health code violations"? "I think that says everybody pretty much agrees - I wasn't out of bounds or out of line in any way". Buzz Inn Steakhouse apologized for the incident and said the waitress responsible, who has worked there for 20 years, was trying to use her best judgment. [Full Article...]

Ex-Bush Aide: GOP 'Deserves Reckoning' If Trump Ends DACA

Ex-Bush Aide: GOP 'Deserves Reckoning' If Trump Ends DACA Rep. Henry Cuellar said Tuesday that President Trump's anticipated announcement ending the so-called Dreamer program will cause a "civil war within the Republican Party". As President Donald Trump nears a decision on what to do with undocumented immigrants who came to the USA as children, Republicans will again face immigration policy issues with the immigration status of thousands with next ye... [Full Article...]

Chelsea: Diego Costa's loss is Alvaro Morata's Spain gain

Chelsea: Diego Costa's loss is Alvaro Morata's Spain gain Isco was on target again as Spain cruised to victory. Two wins from two is what's needed for Martin O'Neill's side, with the October 9th game away to Wales looking like the key to finishing in the top-two. A 2-1 win for the home side pays out at even longer odds of 451/1. The Everton midfielder added a second after a counter-attack in the 66th minute, taking the ball off the foot of te... [Full Article...]

Jane Pauley to Interview Clinton on 'CBS Sunday Morning'

Jane Pauley to Interview Clinton on 'CBS Sunday Morning' Sanders, an independent senator, had challenged Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president. Clinton also wrote that President Barack Obama advised her to grit her teeth and "lay off Bernie" as much as she could, according to the excerpts. [Full Article...]

Theresa May urges parliament to back her European Union repeal bill

Theresa May urges parliament to back her European Union repeal bill He said the legislation was needed to ensure there was not a "complete legal vacuum" and a "legal cliff edge" when the United Kingdom left the EU. Labour is set to order its MPs to vote against the Government's Brexit repeal bill , a meeting of the party's senior figures has agreed. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump Wears $1590 Ralph Lauren Dress, Stilettos in 2nd Texas Visit

Melania Trump Wears $1590 Ralph Lauren Dress, Stilettos in 2nd Texas Visit On Saturday morning, President Trump and First Lady Melania set off for Texas again, this time headed for the epicenter of the damage in Houston. During their first visit to Texas to check out the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey in the state, netizens were debating whether her wardrobe of choice can be considered as an appropriate get-up to wear when facing the victims of the huge storm... [Full Article...]

White House says phasing out DACA is least harmful to young immigrants

White House says phasing out DACA is least harmful to young immigrants DACA recipients who were brought to the USA illegally "through no fault of their own should not be forced to return to a country they do not know", he said. Trump administration officials defended their proposal to "wind down" a deferred deportation program over the next six months, calling it the least disruptive way of terminating a program that has protected 800,000 young immigrants. [Full Article...]

Siena poll: Voters oppose permits for Nazi rallies, back Confederate statues

Siena poll: Voters oppose permits for Nazi rallies, back Confederate statues The poll released on Tuesday indicates that while democratic support has flagged, dropping 11 percent since the July poll, overall opinion remains effectively unchanged with registered voters supporting a "Yes" vote 45-33 from 47-34 in July. [Full Article...]

House sets vote on Harvey aid without debt limit raise

House sets vote on Harvey aid without debt limit raise An additional $450 million would help finance disaster loans to small businesses through the Small Business Association. Congress is also expected to authorize another $6.7 billion in expedited aid relief that will be part of a stopgap spending bill to keep the government open until the end of the year. [Full Article...]

JJ Watt Gives A Glimpse of Supplies To Be Donated To Houston

JJ Watt Gives A Glimpse of Supplies To Be Donated To Houston He has given to our great city more than we could ever have asked for! About 650 of BP's 6,000 staff in the area are homeless, he said. The lifting of the order may help residents like Paul Mincey, a 31-year-old tugboat engineer who has been kept out of the ranch home he shares with his girlfriend, return to normal. [Full Article...]

Appeals court stays injunction against Texas voter ID law

Appeals court stays injunction against Texas voter ID law Ramos said the state's new voter ID law failed to fix the intentional discrimination against minority voters found in a 2011 ID law. In the latest win for white supremacy, a federal appeals court ruled that Texas can move forward in its bid to implement a " draconian " voter-identification law, at least temporarily. [Full Article...]

Death toll over 60 as Harvey cleanup resumes

Death toll over 60 as Harvey cleanup resumes Friday's letter, addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), said that the requested amount of $7.8 billion "would enable the affected States to address disaster response and immediate recovery needs in the areas most affected by Hurricane Harvey ", including "life-saving response and recovery missions" and "addressing housing fix costs unmet by insurance; and provide low-interest loans to b... [Full Article...]


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