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STORM CLOSURES: Public schools closed Friday, Monday and Tuesday

STORM CLOSURES: Public schools closed Friday, Monday and Tuesday Residents in the Manatee County area are encouraged to evacuate inland, staying with family or friends. Evacuation zones are not the same as FEMA flood zone designations. "Our emergency shelters should be a last option for anyone who's made a decision to leave their home", said Sherilyn Burris, emergency management chief, in a press release. [Full Article...]

Bucks man waives hearing in shooting deaths of 4 men

Bucks man waives hearing in shooting deaths of 4 men Their bodies were later discovered in a 12-foot deep common grave in a different location on the same Solebury Township property. DiNardo reportedly has already made a deal with prosecutors to avoid the death penalty. "It was short", Kline said of the hearing. DiNardo is accused of luring the men to the farm by promising to sell them large quantities of marijuana, according to police. [Full Article...]

2 officers injured, suspect shot in California beach city

2 officers injured, suspect shot in California beach city Police spokeswoman Angela Bennett says the officers responded to the call in a residential neighborhood of Huntington Beach around 7 a.m. Thursday. Shortly after the officers arrived at the scene, and officer-involved shooting occurred, Bennett said. [Full Article...]

Convicted police officials challenge Benazir murder case verdict

Convicted police officials challenge Benazir murder case verdict Zardari also signed vakalatnama in favour of his counsel Sardar Latif Khosa who will represent Zardari in the case. In an important party meeting, chaired by PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, it was decided that Asif Ali Zardari - PPP co-chairman - will file the appeal in Supreme court. [Full Article...]

Symantec Corp Stock as Institutional Investors Exit

Raymond James downgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating in Friday, April 29 report. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Monday, January 30 report. Priceline Group (NASDAQ:PCLN) was raised too. Capital Research Global Investors increased its holdings in Symantec Corporation by 1,784.9% in the second quarter. [Full Article...]

Sanctions can not deter us, warns war mongering N. Korea

Sanctions can not deter us, warns war mongering N. Korea NATO is not directly involved in the nuclear crisis, but it has repeatedly called on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. "Myself and President Putin share a view that North Korea has gone the wrong way with its nuclear and missile program and that easing tension on the Korean Peninsula is an urgent issue", Moon said during the news conference. [Full Article...]

JJ Watt fundraiser for Harvey victims passes $18 million

JJ Watt fundraiser for Harvey victims passes $18 million From her home in a northeast Houston suburb, Allen said she has seen neighbors get airlifted as she slowly runs out of food. The storm then lingered over the Houston-area for days before meandering back into the Gulf of Mexico. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday gave a major boost to legislative efforts to preserve the program. Estimates of the amount needed exceed $50 billion, with flood evacuat... [Full Article...]

President Trump: 'No second thoughts' about ending DACA

President Trump: 'No second thoughts' about ending DACA Mr. Trump tweeted that DACA recipients have "nothing to worry about" despite the fact that his administration is phasing out the program and a series of talking points advised them to self-deport . "Put that all in a basket together and you get something very attractive", Omidvar told BuzzFeed News Canada. Why did Trump end DACA? Ending the program is discriminatory and violates the... [Full Article...]

Al-Qaeda 'operational' in Yemen, UN warns

Al-Qaeda 'operational' in Yemen, UN warns It also blamed the coalition for stoking a food crisis that has left 7.3 million on the brink of starvation. The Popular Committees affiliated with the Houthis and the army units loyal to former President Abdullah Saleh (the Houthi/Saleh forces) were responsible for some 67 per cent of the 1,702 cases of recruitment of children for use in hostilities. [Full Article...]

N.Korea could be preparing new missile launch: Seoul

N.Korea could be preparing new missile launch: Seoul US President Donald Trump has spoken with the leaders of Britain and Australia about North Korea's latest nuclear test . The proposed measures are contained in a draft resolution which the United States wants the 15-member council to vote on this Monday. [Full Article...]

Iowa joins lawsuit against DACA reversal

Iowa joins lawsuit against DACA reversal Schumer called on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to put legislation on the floor immediately. "Officials from 10 states are suing over the program , requiring my administration to make a decision regarding its legality". In Washington state, there are almost 18,000 DACA recipients . "They speak fluent English, they've been educated in the US, majority have been to college or university, ... [Full Article...]

Putin rejects tougher North Korea sanctions calling them ineffective

Putin rejects tougher North Korea sanctions calling them ineffective Russian Federation has gone so far as to put the brakes on the toughest-ever UN sanctions the United Nations Security Council has been pushing since the North's sixth nuclear test in Punggye-ri, North Hamkyung. Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters that his ministry's upward revision to 160 kilotons was based on a revised magnitude by the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Orga... [Full Article...]

Al-Shabaab claims killing Kenyan military engineers in Dhobley

Al-Shabaab claims killing Kenyan military engineers in Dhobley The militants then invaded Bobo Village at 1.30am Wednesday and beheaded three men before fleeing into the forest. Describing the attack, Kitiyo said: "They were dressed in military gear and had AK-47 rifles". In August, al Shabaab attackers killed four men in a similar manner while earlier in July, nine men were slaughtered the same way in nearby villages. [Full Article...]

France to stop oil and gas exploration by 2040

The proposal is in line with French President Emmanuel Macron's promises during the election campaign, when he announced his intention to ban all oil and gas activity in France . Such a move would allow the French government to reject more than 40 research applications that have already been submitted while some existing permits may be extended to comply with existing contracts. [Full Article...]

Will cross LoC if required, asserts Indian Army

Will cross LoC if required, asserts Indian Army This was the message we wanted to convey and we did". "Surgical strike was a point we wanted to drive home across that LoC is not a line that can not be breached", Lt Gen Anbu also added. He said the security apparatus across the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in J&K has been beefed up to foil infiltration attempts by militants and prevent militants from sneaking into the St... [Full Article...]

PCB unveils logo for World XI series

PCB unveils logo for World XI series He said media should back such initiatives for the promotion of cricket. "If we successfully host the World XI then Sri Lankan and West Indies teams will also be visiting Pakistan in coming months and by that way we will see the return of worldwide cricket in Pakistan". [Full Article...]

USA to Deploy Four Additional THAAD Systems in South Korea

USA to Deploy Four Additional THAAD Systems in South Korea President Moon Jae-in, meanwhile, pressed his case on the diplomatic front, holding separate meetings in Russia with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Local residents oppose the deployment, claiming the battery could turn the village into a military target and that electromagnetic waves from the THAAD radar could cause health and environmental problems. [Full Article...]

US Government Indicts Ally Of Turkey's Erdogan In Major Money Laundering Case

US Government Indicts Ally Of Turkey's Erdogan In Major Money Laundering Case Eight of the nine are Turkish and one is Iranian. The case had already raised tensions between US and Turkish officials, who have suggested that the probe is politically motivated. "There are claims that these sanctions are violated, but the ones who claim these things are obliged to prove them". The alleged crimes occured at the height of USA sanctions in 2012 and 2013, ahead of the relaxatio... [Full Article...]

Slain Sindiso Magaqa would have joined the EFF - Malema

Slain Sindiso Magaqa would have joined the EFF - Malema Magaqa died on Monday after spending a month in hospital. Malema, who was speaking at the University of South Africa in Pretoria after receiving his BA Honours degree in philosophy on Wednesday evening, said there were no cracks between the EFF and the DA because they had never been in a coalition. [Full Article...]

Thousands protest in Togo demanding presidential term limits

Thousands protest in Togo demanding presidential term limits Protests were staged Wednesday across the small West African nation of Togo with demands for an end to the five-decade dynastic hold on power by President Faure Gnassingbe and his family. The 1992 constitution brought in a semblence of multi-party democracy after decades of dictatorship, and limited presidential terms to two, but ten years later lawmakers amended it to enable Eyadema to run for an... [Full Article...]


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