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Columbus high school shooting suspect ID'd as 18-year-old student

Columbus high school shooting suspect ID'd as 18-year-old student Other charges could be forthcoming, it added. Dozens of emergency personnel responded to the scene, and escorted students out of the school building. The suspect was arrested less than a half-hour later and is now being questioned. The school teaches grades six through twelve. A few minutes later, police also tweeted, "Media, please follow us on social media for all updates ". [Full Article...]

'Now is the Time to Prepare,' SC Gov. Issues State of Emergency

'Now is the Time to Prepare,' SC Gov. Issues State of Emergency The only mandatory evacuations are the barrier islands of Colleton, Beaufort and Jasper counties . South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced on Saturday that he had signed a memorandum of understanding with Florida Governor Rick Scott to provide assistance from the state's first responders. [Full Article...]

Delta Crew Navigates Calm Pathway In Hurricane Irma

Delta Crew Navigates Calm Pathway In Hurricane Irma The flight-tracking website FlightRadar24 shared a radar image showing the plane heading into San Juan from NY just before noon Wednesday as the swirling storm was set to engulf the island. "Our meteorology team is the best in the business", said Erik Snell, Delta's vice president for operations and customer center. In a statement, the airlines also said when the plane was approaching San Ju... [Full Article...]

Cat 1 Hurricane Katia making landfall in Mexico

Cat 1 Hurricane Katia making landfall in Mexico It's moving west-southwest at 5 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. On Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. EDT (1700 UTC) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible-light image of Hurricane Katia in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico . [Full Article...]

US Determined to Have UNSC Vote on N. Korea Resolution

The draft resolution includes a full ban on exports of oil to North Korea, a full ban on textile imports from North Korea, a ban on North Korean labourers generating earnings overseas, and the asset freeze, which will also target members of the ruling worker's party, the diplomat said, calling it a "hard-hitting, ambitious resolution", CNN reported. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Says he Believes US Willing to Defuse Korea Tensions

Vladimir Putin Says he Believes US Willing to Defuse Korea Tensions He said it "offers a genuine way to defuse the tensions and a step-by-step settlement". The South Korean presidential spokesman quoted Putin as saying that Russian Federation was concerned that the blockage of oil supplies would hurt civilians including hospitals. [Full Article...]

China taking over territory gradually : Army chief Bipin Rawat

China taking over territory gradually : Army chief Bipin Rawat Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said China was salami slicing its way into Indian territory gradually. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday called on newly-appointed Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and apprised her of the overall security preparedness of the Army and the situation along the borders with China and Pakistan . [Full Article...]

NIA raids 10 locations in J&K, NCR

NIA raids 10 locations in J&K, NCR Back then, the arrest made from Malik's office. Using NIA as a tool, Indian leaders first started a media trail and false propaganda against Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umer Farooq, myself and many others and accused us of funding terror, funding stone pelting and orchestrating an agitation. [Full Article...]

Tribes Worry Over Lower Columbia Gorge Coho Runs With Forest Fires

Tribes Worry Over Lower Columbia Gorge Coho Runs With Forest Fires Firefighters are making a stand to protect the historic Multnomah Falls Lodge . "If you do see flames, please report it to 911 and crews will check it out". The state has also purchased an insurance policy most years since 1973 to help cover firefighting costs. As of Tuesday night, there was zero containment. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: Donald Trump Approves SC Disaster Declaration

Hurricane Irma: Donald Trump Approves SC Disaster Declaration Gov. Henry McMaster said he plans on issuing mandatory coastal evacuations starting at 10 a.m. Saturday along with a complete lane reversal of Interstate 26 from Charleston to Columbia as Hurricane Irma heads toward SC. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, also declared a state of emergency . On Thursday afternoon, Deal added 24 more counties to that list. State emergency officials said they ... [Full Article...]

U-17 Indian cricketer drowns in hotel swimming pool in Sri Lanka

U-17 Indian cricketer drowns in hotel swimming pool in Sri Lanka India's 9-0 looks even better than the Australian record as the Men in Blue were the touring team, and defeating Sri Lanka - who understand the conditions better - is no mean feat. So, the captain Virat Kohli is under confusion on the selection of players while the team had some bad taste against West Indies. Dilshan Munaweera 53 and Ashan Priyanjan 40* were the top scorers. [Full Article...]

Dennis Rodman offers to 'straighten things out' with North Korea

Dennis Rodman offers to 'straighten things out' with North Korea He added: "I don't love Kim". The ex-NBA superstar made the freakish comments during an interview on Good Morning Britain , earlier today. The eccentric star has traveled to North Korea several times to be the guest of the dictator. and just start a dialogue, I think that'll open a door just a little bit". Kim is "just like everybody else", Rodman said. But Trump is unlikely to heed Rodm... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Rocket Launches X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission, Aces Landing

SpaceX Rocket Launches X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission, Aces Landing Cape Canaveral had already begun buckling down operations ahead of the possibility of Irma on Tuesday, entering what it calls Hurricane Condition (HURCON) 5 status. On its last mission the "spaceplane" stayed in orbit for nearly two years, but it's unknown how long the current mission is expected to last. SpaceX has been valued at $21bn (£16bn ), making it one of the most valuable privatel... [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman: my karaoke nights with Kim Jong

National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman: my karaoke nights with Kim Jong Rodman said he was not trying to defend Kim and that he was just a "sports ambassador". Rodman also noted how he and Kim avoid the issue of politics. in their language..." The five-time National Basketball Association champion supported Trump during his 2016 political campaign and appeared as a contestant on Trump's reality television show, Celebrity Apprentice . [Full Article...]

Intel victory over €1bn fine poses problems for Brussels

Intel victory over €1bn fine poses problems for Brussels Europe's top judges dealt a rare blow to European Union antitrust regulators on Wednesday by sending their case against US chipmaker Intel Corp back to court for an appeal. The General Court had backed the Commission and rejected Intel's initial appeal in its entirety. It could also make United States tech giants Apple, Facebook, and Google less quick to settle in their European Union disput... [Full Article...]

Red Balloons Are Popping Up On Storm Grates Ahead Of 'It' Movie

Red Balloons Are Popping Up On Storm Grates Ahead Of 'It' Movie The red balloon is what Pennywise , the child-eating clown who lives in the sewers of Stephen King's novel "It" uses as a calling card. If pranksters have their way this will be the creepiest town in America. Police officers in a small Pennsylvania town are evidently afraid of a certain homicidal clown. Wearing a clown costume is not a crime, Detz reminds residents, but the person wearing t... [Full Article...]

Menendez keeps busy public schedule amid trial

Menendez keeps busy public schedule amid trial I think the court has disparaged the defense", the attorney said. "If Democrats don't call for a convicted felon to resign immediately and instead force taxpayers to keep paying his salary, that's a debate we're ready to have". Senate, America Rising contends. Booker's political action committee donated $10,000 to Menendez's legal defense fund in 2015. After the federal investigation of him beca... [Full Article...]

Trump should emulate North Dakota on tax reform

Trump should emulate North Dakota on tax reform Trump is right that the US's 35% statutory corporate tax rate , or what the government has on the books as the business tax rate, is the highest among the 35 major developed economies that are part of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. [Full Article...]

Catalonia passes law for October 1 independence vote

Catalonia passes law for October 1 independence vote The tense debates over the bill in the Catalan parliament lasted 11 hours on Thursday, with opposition fiercely attacking the Catalan government for disrespecting democracy and the rule of law, both in the unconventional way the parliament passed the bill and because of its contents. [Full Article...]

United States gasoline prices slip post Harvey

United States gasoline prices slip post Harvey Harvey hit the Texan coast late on August 25 and at its peak knocked out nearly a quarter of all US refining capacity. Marathon Petroleum Corp., the other recipient of the SPR, restarted its Galveston Bay refinery yesterday. Forthcoming data release from the EIA will offer a clearer picture on what the Hurricane has done to USA oil storage, refined product supply, and oil production. [Full Article...]


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