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Giant Hole Opens in Antarctica for Second Year in a Row

Giant Hole Opens in Antarctica for Second Year in a Row Polynyas are commonly found in coastal regions of Antarctica, but this hole is far from the edge of the ice pack where the ice is much thicker, and it's the middle of winter in Antarctica. Water on the surface cools and becomes denser from contact with the frigid air, causing it to sink down. According to Moore, the hole is a result of other processes that aren't understood yet. [Full Article...]

PFAW Response to McConnell Comments on Changing Blue Slip Process

PFAW Response to McConnell Comments on Changing Blue Slip Process But the choice of abiding by the Senate's long tradition of blue slips rests with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, not McConnell. Though he praised McConnell for getting Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch confirmed, Eberhart blasted the Republican leadership for their "failure to get something done" on Obamacare after having told voters and donors so many times over the last... [Full Article...]

Trump says could envision trade deal with Canada without Mexico

Trump says could envision trade deal with Canada without Mexico One of the most contentious United States proposals is around so-called rules of origin for vehicles, which govern what share of a auto must be built within Nafta countries to receive the pact's benefits. The negotiations were extended on Wednesday by two days to October 17. US Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas Donohue said the rules of origin proposal would send more business overseas. [Full Article...]

Alina Sheykhet murder: Ex-boyfriend charged in her death

Alina Sheykhet murder: Ex-boyfriend charged in her death Wednesday. Captain Crosby said Darby will be extradited back to Pennsylvania, where he'll face criminal homicide charges . He additionally faces charges that incorporate manslaughter, robbery, having instruments of wrongdoing, burglary and flight to maintain a strategic distance from dread in association with the demise of Sheykhet - who was discovered dead Sunday when her stressed father kicke... [Full Article...]

Syrian Liberation Army forces prepared to liberate Raqqa from ISIS

But the coalition would not support any negotiated withdrawal of fighters, he said . For three years Raqa was the de facto Syrian capital of Islamic State's self-declared caliphate, a centre of operations where it oversaw the management of much of eastern, central and northern Syria and planned attacks overseas. [Full Article...]

Several trapped as residential building collapses in Kisii

Several trapped as residential building collapses in Kisii According to a statement by the County Disaster Management Unit, the injured are receiving treatment at the Christa Marianne hospital where they were rushed following the incident. "There were some people on top when the building came tumbling down", he said. Mr Julius Orare, who lives in a residential near the collapsed building said he was in the shower when he heard tremors. [Full Article...]

REAL ID Enforcement Grace Period Granted for Pennsylvania

REAL ID Enforcement Grace Period Granted for Pennsylvania Under legislation approved in May, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is working to produce a driver's license that complies with the 2005 Real ID law enacted following the September 11, 2001, terror attacks. Minnesota is getting more time to comply with REAL ID. Several of the 9/11 hijackers had obtained state-issued driver's licenses in the months leading up to the attack. [Full Article...]

Storm expected to become Hurricane Ophelia, possibly by tonight

Storm expected to become Hurricane Ophelia, possibly by tonight The storm formed well outside what meteorologists refer as the "main development region", where most hurricanes form in the Atlantic. Tropical Storm Ophelia is strengthening and could become a Category 1 hurricane Wednesday night or Thursday, according to the 5 a.m. [Full Article...]

Russia, China call for restraint after Trump comment on North Korea

Russia, China call for restraint after Trump comment on North Korea What is different about Trump's speech, and his approach in general, has been his willingness to taunt the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un , and to match the generally overheated rhetoric of the North measure for measure. And its foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho , just issued a major statement against Trump, and it indicates that North Korea doesn't want to talk at all. [Full Article...]

Democrat stops just short of forcing House vote on Trump's impeachment

Democrat stops just short of forcing House vote on Trump's impeachment Last week, Rep. Green postponed introducing the articles of impeachment following the Las Vegas concert shooting. The Texas Democrat was not present when the GOP presiding officer brought the resolution up for consideration, meaning that the House will not have to vote on impeachment for the foreseeable future, The Hill reports. [Full Article...]

U.S. flies strategic bombers over Korean peninsula

U.S. flies strategic bombers over Korean peninsula In an email comment sent to Bloomberg , Bong Youngshik, a researcher at Yonsei University's Institute for North Korean Studies in Seoul, said the trip would fit the "appetite for high theatrics" often exhibited by the US president. Pyongyang belatedly responded by relocating some of its military aircraft to its east coast, the National Intelligence Service then said. Trump will travel to Sou... [Full Article...]

Fatal fire in Nanaimo still 'a big puzzle'

Fatal fire in Nanaimo still 'a big puzzle' Friends tell CTV News that Jason lived with Piper at the home and Amberlee had recently moved back in with them. He said initial reports of a disturbance at the home were found to be a neighbour trying to alert the people inside to the fire. [Full Article...]

Who is Kirstjen Nielsen, Trump's Reported Pick for Secretary of Homeland Security?

Who is Kirstjen Nielsen, Trump's Reported Pick for Secretary of Homeland Security? Politico first reported Trump had chosen Nielsen. The Washington Post and Associated Press later published similar reports, as did other outlets. Following Kelly's move, Elaine Duke was named acting secretary and has coordinated the department's efforts in the wake of three major hurricanes, the largest mass shooting in modern American history and an ongoing debate over the Deferred Action ... [Full Article...]

With Shares Trading unchanged at $33.02 (GT) Goodyear Increases Dividend on Common…

With Shares Trading unchanged at $33.02 (GT) Goodyear Increases Dividend on Common… The P/E Ratio for GT is 7.18. Egerton Capital Uk Llp increased Morgan Stanley (MS) stake by 0.33% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Lyrical Asset Limited Partnership accumulated 6.47 million shares or 3.19% of the stock. A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in GT. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its stake in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber by 24.0% in the 1st ... [Full Article...]

Boy Scouts to admit girls into programs

Boy Scouts to admit girls into programs After joining dens, they would be able to continue with the organization and eventually earn the coveted Eagle Scout rank. "The values of Scouting - trustworthy, loyal, helpful, kind, courageous and reverent for example - are important for both young men and women". [Full Article...]

Secret behind durian fruit's pungent smell

Secret behind durian fruit's pungent smell Ever had durian fruit? "This gave us the first clue that this is a key gene that results in the strong, pungent smell of durian ". "How did its spiny husk arise?" said study co-lead author professor Teh Bin Tean, a durian lover and now the deputy director of the National Cancer Centre Singapore . [Full Article...]

Court docs: IN couple repeatedly kept child IN cage

Court docs: IN couple repeatedly kept child IN cage When officers arrived, they talked to a 14-year-old girl after learning a fight broke out between her and her grandfather, Alan Fritz, over a basketball. Louis with them as authorities were doing their investigation last week, the Free Press reports. Before DFC arrived, Mrs. She is facing 11 counts of neglect of a dependent and 11 counts of criminal confinement. [Full Article...]

Turkey will Boycott Meetings with the US Ambassador

In May, a translator at the consulate in the southern province of Adana was arrested and last week a Drug Enforcement Administration worker was detained in Istanbul. "Your happiness is our happiness, your pain is our pain", Erdogan said. Some contracts were signed between the Ukrainian and Turkish defense companies. [Full Article...]

Man lied about time with burn victim

Man lied about time with burn victim But Jessica was set on fire". Opening statements are scheduled Tuesday in the trial of 29-year-old Quinton Tellis in Batesville, Mississippi, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Memphis, Tennessee. She also pointed to at least eight first responders who arrived on the scene. "She didn't say any other name". "But she did not say that that day". The prosecutor also said Tellis' alibi was fabri... [Full Article...]

Syrian Army encircles ISIS in Al-Mayadeen - military sources

Syrian Army encircles ISIS in Al-Mayadeen - military sources According to the Russian general, about 300 terrorists of the so-called Islamic State have infiltrated pickups through the US-controlled zone in At Tanf and tried to block the Damascus-Deir ez-Zor road that is used to supply Syrian troops and deliver humanitarian aid to civilians. [Full Article...]


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