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Tropical Depression Seven forms in the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Depression Seven forms in the Gulf of Mexico This is based on continued development during the day as the system moves generally northwestward across the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean. Dorian will remain a large and risky hurricane as the storm tracks northward near or just offshore the Florida east coast through Wednesday, Sept. [Full Article...]

Over 100 killed in air strike on Houthi-run jail in Yemen

Over 100 killed in air strike on Houthi-run jail in Yemen It said 40 of those were being treated for injuries and the rest were presumed dead. Franz Rauchenstein, the head of the Red Cross delegation in Yemen, suggested that the death toll could be higher. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media. "Bellingcat's open-source investigations highlight a destructive pattern of attacks on densely pop... [Full Article...]

Alabama sheriff: 14-year-old confesses to killing five family members

Alabama sheriff: 14-year-old confesses to killing five family members Three were pronounced dead at the scene while two were airlifted to a hospital in critical condition. Investigators found the handgun allegedly used in the killings on "the side of the road nearby where it had been tossed", the sheriff's office said in a tweet . [Full Article...]

Knife-wielding man kills 8 schoolchildren in China

Knife-wielding man kills 8 schoolchildren in China The attack took place at the Chaoyangpo Elementary School in Hubei's Enshi City. Two other children were injured as well. How the children were attacked was not disclosed. The Enshi City government, which announced the deaths, said in a statement: "The local party committee and government is all out organising rescue and remedial work". [Full Article...]

Mike Pence arrives at Shannon Airport for two-day Ireland visit

Mike Pence arrives at Shannon Airport for two-day Ireland visit However, Polish-born MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham Daniel Kawczynski responded to Mr Steinmeier's remarks by saying: "Warm words are not enough". "I pay tribute to the Polish victims of German tyranny and I ask for forgiveness", Steinmeier said, in German and in Polish. [Full Article...]

War in Gauteng . . . Burning, looting & murder in SA xenophobia

War in Gauteng . . . Burning, looting & murder in SA xenophobia Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama confirmed the incident in a tweet on his verified Twitter handle. Onyeama further said the government must take definitive measures to put an end to the ugly situation. As the leadership of ANC, we're making a plea to our people wherever they are to make sure there's peace and stability all over South Africa. Minister Cele said groups of people ha... [Full Article...]

Santa Cruz boat fire: 4 bodies have been recovered

Santa Cruz boat fire: 4 bodies have been recovered There is no additional information of rescue divers in the water. The Red Cross of Central California said it was will open a reunification center in Santa Barbara. Foggy conditions are complicating the rescue operation, he said. A layout of the boat is provided below. There are also rafts and jackets for 110 passengers, according to the website. [Full Article...]

Poland marks 80th anniversary of WWII

Poland marks 80th anniversary of WWII Steinmeier said. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday asked Poland's forgiveness for history's bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish city of Wielun, where the first World War II bombs fell 80 years ago. He asked for Poland's forgiveness. Poland was holding a series of commemorations during the day. The ceremonies began at 4:30 a.m.in the small town of Wielun, sit... [Full Article...]

Dorian Intensifies To A Category 5 Hurricane

Dorian Intensifies To A Category 5 Hurricane The center also stressed that doesn't mean Dorian packing 145 miles per hour (230 kph) winds won't hit Florida, with large portions of the state in its cone of uncertainty forecast. DeSantis acknowledged fuel shortages across the state as residents formed long lines at petrol stations, supermarkets and hardware stores. The company says in a news release that it has secured some 13,000 employees... [Full Article...]

Trump Denies US Involved in Iranian Satellite Rocket Failure

Trump Denies US Involved in Iranian Satellite Rocket Failure President Donald Trump on Friday said that the United States had nothing to do with Iran's Safir satellite rocket failure. The spokesman also slammed President Trump's tweet - in which he also wished Iran " luck " in figuring out what went wrong with the test - suggesting that Washington is running out of complaints concerning Iran. [Full Article...]

Morrison says exception for Tamil family would trigger influx from Sri Lanka

Morrison says exception for Tamil family would trigger influx from Sri Lanka The 2 ladies, Kopika , aged 4, and Tharunicca, aged two, had been born in Australia however don't have citizenship. The family's neighbors from rural Queensland have campaigned for them to stay. The incident was detailed yesterday by the government as it came under pressure over the case of a Sri Lankan family facing deportation this week after they were deemed not to be refugees. [Full Article...]

Royal Caribbean Releases Photos of CocoCay During Hurricane Dorian

Royal Caribbean Releases Photos of CocoCay During Hurricane Dorian In another tweet, she wrote: "Remember that time (Disney Cruises) left 97 employees on a tiny island in a Catagory 5 hurricane? ". "Many of our Guests have asked questions about Castaway Cay", a spokesperson told Newsweek . 'Our thoughts are with the people in areas of The Bahamas that are being impacted by this storm and we stand ready to contribute to recovery efforts. [Full Article...]

UK MPs to introduce legislation to stop 'no-deal' Brexit

UK MPs to introduce legislation to stop 'no-deal' Brexit Johnson, who inherited his post on the basis of a vote from Conservative members, does not have an electoral mandate for his "do or die" Brexit which includes keeping no-deal on the table. Mr Campbell spoke after a speech from Mr Blair in which his former boss called for Labour to oppose any moves for a general election until Brexit was resolved. [Full Article...]

Tony Blair warns UK Labour: Don't fall into election 'elephant trap'

The Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) leader said it was plainly obvious from the statement that Johnson has no plan to get a Brexit deal. Mr Johnson, for his part, told the Sunday Times that the choice for lawmakers was either to side with Mr Corbyn, who wants to "scrub the democratic verdict of the people - and plunge this country into chaos", or with those who want to "get on with it". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Dorian Now a 'Catastrophic Category 5' Storm

Hurricane Dorian Now a 'Catastrophic Category 5' Storm According to the National Hurricane Center , "There is an increasing risk of strong winds and risky storm surge along the coasts of Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina later this week". "That cone of uncertainty still includes a lot of areas on the east coast of Florida and even into central and north Florida, so we are staying prepared and remaining vigilant". [Full Article...]

United States envoy meets with Afghan president in Kabul

United States envoy meets with Afghan president in Kabul Khalilzad, the Afghan-born United States diplomat who has completed nine rounds of talks with Taliban representatives, is meeting Afghan leaders in Kabul this week to build a consensus before the deal is signed. If reinforcements do not arrive in the central authorities the town could collapse, he explained. The militants, who have demanded that all foreign forces leave Afghanistan, now contro... [Full Article...]

Florida congressman urges people to 'heed the warning' for Hurricane Dorian

Florida congressman urges people to 'heed the warning' for Hurricane Dorian The category five storm, the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, remains "extremely dangerous", said Prime Minister Hubert Minnis . However, as of Sunday evening, the exact projected track of the slow-moving Dorian was still not fully clear . [Full Article...]

Marchers, protesters gather for Boston 'Straight Pride' march

Marchers, protesters gather for Boston 'Straight Pride' march Walsh, who said the event "is not any representation of who we are as a city". Boston Police said some violent clashes broke out between the two factions, and some arrests were made. They used it as their next thing to hate on", she told CNN in an interview. She could not provide information on their conditions. The marshal of the " Straight Pride " rally was Milo Yiannopoulos , a promi... [Full Article...]

German President Begs Poland's Forgiveness over World War II Atrocities

German President Begs Poland's Forgiveness over World War II Atrocities Washington "stands with the people of Ukraine and most especially since 2014, we have stood strongly for the territorial integrity of Ukraine", Pence said after meeting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Warsaw on September 1. Poland is still fighting for compensation from Germany for the devastation inflicted on the country 80 years ago. Britain gave Germany, then led by Nazi leader... [Full Article...]

Trump Says U.S. 'Not Involved' In Iranian Rocket Launch Explosion

Trump Says U.S. 'Not Involved' In Iranian Rocket Launch Explosion On Friday, Trump posted on Twitter a photo of what appeared to be the site of a failed Iranian satellite launch, raising questions about whether he had disclosed USA surveillance secrets. Later, Mr Jahromi accompanied local journalists at the Tehran-based space research centre, showing them the satellite. In previous days, satellite images had shown officials there repainting the launch pad b... [Full Article...]


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