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Protesters denounce killings of Rohingya Muslims

This comes a day after the Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested JKLF chief Yasin Malik. A police official said that Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Yousuf was beaten by protesters and his bullet proof police vehicle set ablaze during clashes between protestors and law enforcing personnel.

Cuba braces for monster Hurricane Irma

Aquarium head Gonzalo Carrero Escobar said that now the dolphins have been placed in a pool offering similar living conditions to their natural home. Early Wednesday morning, the eye of Irma then moved over St. Martin, St. Barthelemy and near Anguilla, where sustained winds of 117 miles per hour were measured.

Airlines Cap Florida Evacuee Fares, Deny Gouging

By 8 p.m. Friday, the seaports are expected to move to "Port Condition Zulu " status and all waterfront operations will be suspended until the storm passes, according to Coast Guard regulations. Many cancellations were reported to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and to the Houston area, still affected by Harvey. In recent days, local tourism bureaus have been compiling lists of alternative accommodations to help travelers and residents that have to evacuate hotels and homes in high-risk ...

Commission to Rebuild Texas gets to work in hurricane-hit areas

As Washington hashes out a dollar amount with attachments unrelated to the needs of Harvey's clean-up, Texas continues to take in other sources of funding for hard-hit communities. "I have a simple charge for Commissioner Sharp, and that is to rebuild Texas ahead of schedule, under budget and with a friendly smile of constant consumer service", Abbott said, sitting side-by-side with Sharp outside the governor's office in Austin.

Military action an option against North Korea

However it remained unclear whether Beijing, the North's key ally, would be willing to back, or enforce, new sanctions at the UN Security Council , where it is a veto-wielding permanent member. South Korea has warned its citizens in China to avoid "friction" and "needless arguments" with Chinese people after the US military added more launchers to a contentious missile defense system in South Korea that Beijing opposes.

Gov. Rauner's plan to take on bill backlog

IL has the nation's worst credit rating. Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza is telling Illinois school districts, the check is in the mail. Rauner says he's going to look for other ways to cut spending in order to pay off the bonds. That's when lawmakers overrode Rauner's veto of the budget, enacting it. Mendoza, whose job is to manage cash flow in the state's main checking account, praised the decision.

De Blasio assembles diversity all-star squad to vet 'oppressive' monuments

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce CEO Jessica Walker said she did not receive a response from the mayor's office. The mayor will have final decision in the city's course of action. Lee statue. Others say the towering statue of Columbus donated to the city in 1892 should go. "So what I've said is I haven't seen a policy yet or a proposal yet that address those equity issues", De Blasio said.

Four IS leaders killed in Syria air strike - Russian Federation

The Deir ez-Zor governor, Muhammed Ibrahim Samra, told RT that when the troops arrived on September 5th, "excitement was at its peak, and victory was achieved", adding that all the people in the city had been "waiting for this moment". She described scenes of celebration on Tuesday afternoon, as tired neighbors exchanged congratulations and fired celebratory gunshots into the air.

Church calendar for Saturday, Sept. 9

Wednesday-Friday with guests the Rev. MacArthur Myers and Macedonia Baptist Church family; the Rev. Joan Tarpley-Robinson and Rosebud Baptist Church family and Bishop Wallace Hairston and New Vision Church family. Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 4605 Cypress Ave: Lutheran Women in Mission, 9 a.m. Sept. 9; trustees meeting, 9 a.m. Sept. 9; Senior Youth Night, 6-8 p.m.

Ohio Task Force 1 getting ready for Irma

Euclid Fire Captain Chris Caimi was one of them. "You know, as much as we all want to be there and all want to help, it really is a lot of work". "They're going to go to the worst-hit areas", said McClellan. Many of these same task force members will be re-activated as they prepare for Hurricane Irma . They could be deployed to Florida soon, to help people caught in Hurricane Irma.

Window woman speaks out about THAT Tinder date fail

He and his date had a lovely evening and went back to his residence for a "bottle of wine and a Scientology documentary". But the mood changed when she was unable to flush a faeces down the toilet . This happened shortly after his housemate revealed he'd "accidentally" cooked a mouse that had become trapped in the oven; there was no food in the oven at the time.

Packers wives collecting food for Paul's Pantry at Sunday's game

That unit should be even stronger with the offseason addition of tight end Martellus Bennett . "He's at the peak of his career". Clark had been limited Wednesday by a wrist injury he sustained in the third preseason game, against Kansas City on August 25.

Invest in Greece, you won't regret it - Greek PM tells French businesses

Macron's proposal on conventions was reminiscent of how he launched his own political career previous year. "It would be a mistake to abandon the European ideal", Macron said Thursday. Addressing a round-table of Greek and French business leaders earlier on his second and final day in Greece , Macron urged European firms to step up their investments in Greece , to help reduce the cash-strapped country's growing reliance on non-European countries, notably China.

Homicide suspect taken into custody after high speed chase in Detroit

He finally was captured in southwest Detroit . WJBK reports the chase began around 12:30 p.m. Friday on I-75. LeValley said it appears the man fled from the vehicle he was driving because it had a flat tire. The suspect appeared to run up the hood of a slowing but oncoming minivan and fell on the roof, where police surrounded him. He was tackled to the ground and taken into custody by several officers.

No. 11 Oklahoma State to face South Alabama

ESPN's Football Power Index is giving Oklahoma State a 95 percent chance to sweep aside South Alabama . Against the Buffaloes, the helmets had orange face masks and a different design. Key Play: On second-and-1 from the Oklahoma State 9, Davis called his own number. OSU's defense held Tulsa to 432 total yards, 95 yards under its average from last season and forced two turnovers, including a fumble that was returned 82-yards for a touchdown by linebacker Kenneth Edison-McGruder.

Regulator questioned about abortion clinic's licensing fight

In a three-day trial, the state will argue before a U.S. District judge in Louisville that EMW Women's Surgical Center does not have proper state-required agreements with a hospital and an ambulance service in case of medical emergencies. In January, the state legislature passed two new laws regulating abortions: The first made it illegal for women to get abortions at or after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Wayzata Lost One of its 'Finest' Officers, Killed Clearing Hwy 12

Friday. While clearing the debris, Mathews was struck by an oncoming vehicle. Hospital security officers used a stun gun to subdue the suspect, who later died. She's been booked into the Hennepin County Jail on a charge of Criminal Vehicular Operation. Highway 12 eastbound remained closed late in the afternoon.

Coalition suspends monitoring of ISIS convoy as Syrian regime advances

US counterterrorism experts claim thousands of fighters have already fanned out from Islamic State strongholds in Mosul and Raqqa to Europe, Asia and beyond. Al-Shami, a weapons research leader, who led ISIL's attempts to procure explosives and devise plans to use bombs for terror attacks outside of Syria, died near the city of Mayadin after an airstrike.

Naples Zoo and local sanctuaries are securing animals from Hurricane Irma

The statement added more unsafe will be placed in secure night houses made of concrete and that this isn't first time the animals have had to brace for a hurricane, with Hurricane Andrew and Hurricane Floyd both having hit the area. A number of animals are said to be at risk. Our sea otters were fine. Other animal attractions have not been so lucky during recent storms. For one, water is heavy - but also, a fish's respiration and bodily functions greatly depend on the water it's already in.

Sara Netanyahu summoned for indictment hearing over fraud, breach of trust

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the accusations on Facebook, dismissing the allegations against his wife as "absurd". " Sara Netanyahu is a courageous and honest woman; her actions have never been without merit", the family said in a public statement.

Canadian Supreme Court Approves Indian Extradition

India had requested the extradition of Malkit Sidhu and her brother Surjit Badesha for allegedly masterminding the murder in a case of honour killing. Soon after, the couple were attacked while on a motor scooter. Jassi Sidhu's body was later found. Thirteen people, including Mr Badesha and Ms Sidhu, were charged in India in connection with the attacks.

Woman has "no sympathy" for girls she sexually exploited

The next year Gallon, of Hareside Court, Newcastle, took the same girl from a children's home and took her to a series of addresses around the west end of the city. You have never done as such". During sentencing, victims' impact statements described their psychological damage, and those living close to the party addresses spoke of being "put through hell".

Aung San Suu Kyi must recognise human rights of Rohingyas in Myanmar

Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appealed to Myanmar's authorities to put an end to violence perpetrated against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine. President Erdogan of Turkey has branded it a "genocide" and the governments of Malaysia and Thailand have said they are prepared to receive Rohingya refugees.

BC throne speech 2017: NDP tables its 1st in 16 years

Many promises in the speech lack timelines or other specifics, including the minimum wage plan that has caused tension between the NDP and B.C. Greens. The party also promised to reduce then eliminate MSP, but no word yet on a date for that. Horgan said afterwards that throne speeches are a road map for a new government.

Governor McMaster to Address SC at 2pm, ABC Columbia will Carry Live

A rip current advisory has been issued for the county's beaches. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division has opened a hotline for state residents who have questions about Hurricane Irma . But weather experts warned Friday afternoon that some S.C. residents could see scattered tornadoes and up to 10 inches of rain. The Category 4 storm's projected track - which once had the Palmetto State in its crosshairs - leaned west Friday and now is expected to churn through Florida and ...

Energy Stocks Under Pressure From Hurricane Irma

Irma is the second hurricane in two weeks to move on the United States after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas and idled a quarter of US refinery capacity. Hurricane force winds extend 70 miles from the center, with tropical storm force winds extending 185 miles from the center. The port is advising vessel to either depart as soon as possible or put together an alternative plan.

Tsunami alert as magnitude 8.0 tremor strikes Mexico

The epicentre of the natural disaster was off the coast of Chiapas, a state in southern Mexico, but the rumblings rocked the Mexican capital more than 600 miles away, causing electricity failures, and reports of sporadic damage. Two children were killed in the state of Tabasco. Hundreds of buildings near the quake were reportedly toppled. Three people were killed in the state, said Governor Manuel Velasquez.

Skeletons tumble out of Dera closet

Forty-one paramilitary companies, four Army columns, cops from four districts, a SWAT team and a dog squad has been deployed for the search. To which, the Court agreed and appointed retired District and Sessions Judge AKS Pawar to supervise the entire search operation.

Court tells Maya Kodnani: Get Amit Shah to testify in 4 days

Odisha has every right to progress and this is not possible till Naveen Patnaik is at the helm", he said and asked the partymen to take the message to each "doorstep in the state". He said that in the 17 years of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) rule, Patnaik has failed miserably on several fronts and not been able to usher in development in Odisha.

Britain's newest mega-warship has officially been named after this lavish ceremony

Though the second of the Royal Navy's new flagships, HMS Prince of Wales was afforded all of the pomp and ceremony of her sister ship HMS Queen Elizabeth when she was named in 2014. She said: "So I already feel a particular affection for this ship". Though now formally named, HMS Prince of Wales will be spending at least six months at No.

Qatari and Saudi leaders discuss crisis

During the discussion on Thursday, Trump underscored the importance of cutting off funding for terrorist groups and combating extremist ideology, said the White House in a statement . The Saudis, along with Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and other countries in the region, have broken all commercial and diplomatic ties with Qatar over its alleged financing of terrorism and close ties to regional rival Iran.

Appeals Court Rules Against Trump Administration's View of Travel Ban

The 90-day country ban is slated to expire later in September, or just weeks before the Supreme Court is expected to take up the case once again. The 9th Circuit ruled that assignment constitutes a " bona fide relationship " under the Supreme Court's order .

Trump backs baker who refused cake for gay couple

Colorado's supreme court declined to take the case, which led to the request for the US Supreme Court to hear the case, which it agreed to do in June. "The Justice Department has already made its hostility to the rights of LGBT people and so many other crystal clear", ACLU deputy legal director Louise Melling said in a statement .

Strong message for Indian policy makers from Chinese state media

The standoff eventually ended after India pulled troops out of the disputed Doklam plateau , following increasingly aggressive Chinese rhetoric that pledged to "annihilate" any military opposition. But comments like General Rawat's send the wrong message, said Global Times . "We have to be prepared for conflict on the northern and western borders", said General Rawat.

Orlando man gives last generator to crying Lowe's customer

As employees of a Lowe's loaded the store's last generator onto a cart, Pam Brekke turned away in tears, WFTV reported . She drove to a Lowe's location in Orlando. "It's OK. No worry for them". "I don't know him at all, " she told WESH. WFTV reporter Nancy Alvarez shared heartwarming footage on Facebook Thursday of Brekke effusively thanking Santiago.

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