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People Russia's 'surprising' request for United Nations peacekeepers
Author: 0 Russia's 'surprising' request for United Nations peacekeepers

The Russian president did, however, compliment the United States as a "great country". According to Deiney, the two breakaway republics do not support such an idea: "The practice of the deployment of UN peacekeeping missions envisages two options for their implementation: the first option is when the two conflicting parties address the UN Security Council with a request to conduct a peacekeeping mission".

People New England Patriots LB has MCL sprain, could return Week 2
Author: 0 New England Patriots LB has MCL sprain, could return Week 2

Given the nature of how the injury occurred as his leg was rolled up upon by Chiefs offensive lineman Mitch Morse. He spent some time on the exercise bike while missing multiple series. He's been a mainstay in the front seven ever since the Patriots selected him in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Perhaps most notably, Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower exited the AFC showdown against the Kansas City Chiefs prematurely due to what initially appeared to be a serious knee injury.

People Japan conducts air exercise with U.S. over East China Sea
Author: 0 Japan conducts air exercise with U.S. over East China Sea

The North conducted its sixth nuclear test a week ago - saying it was a hydrogen bomb that could be fitted into a missile - sparking global condemnation and calls for further measures to force an end to the perilous stand-off. "This is a clear exercise of self-defense, and there's no question we should do it", former USA ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton said. OSAKA, Japan ( Reuters ) - Ethnic Koreans living in Japan are nervously watching growing tensions over North Korea and are wary of ...

People Japan Backs US Proposal to Target North Korea's Oil Supplies
Author: 0 Japan Backs US Proposal to Target North Korea's Oil Supplies

The bombers were joined by two Japanese F-15 jet fighters. Late last month, Japanese F-15 fighter jets also conducted a military exercise with US B1-B bombers and F-35 stealth fighters in skies south of the Korean Peninsula. After the completion of further installation of THAAD parts on Thursday, violent clashes broke out between police and protesters in the South Korean province of Gyeongsangbuk.

People Hurricane Irma heightens risk of cholera and food crisis in Haiti
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma heightens risk of cholera and food crisis in Haiti

As of 7 p.m. EDT Friday, at least 20 fatalities have been blamed on Irma, with fears that the number could climb as communications improve in the Turks and Caicos and Cuba . Irma would remain a powerful hurricane as it approaches Florida, it said. In this regard, Florida State University has also set up a shelter for students who do not feel safe.

People Harvey still impacting gas prices across the country
Author: 0 Harvey still impacting gas prices across the country

Meanwhile Qatar has said it is giving 30 million dollars (£23m) to help people in Texas recover from Harvey, in what appears to be the largest donation by a foreign government following the hurricane . By Friday, 60 percent of gas stations in Gainesville were without gas, according to Gas Buddy' gas-availability tracker. Petersburg area were out as well.

People Hurricane Irma: Why did the ocean disappear near the Bahamas?
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma: Why did the ocean disappear near the Bahamas?

Fritz says the water will return to Long Island as the storm moves on. The eerie scene was shared over 50,000 times in one day and it spooked web users, many of whom suggested it resembled the sucking away of water before a tsunami. As the storm draws water toward the center, it gets pulled away from the surroundings. Angela Fritz, a meteorologist and science editor at The Washington Post , wrote in a blog post that she has hear about this sucking phenomenon in the past but has never ...

People Texas' ground attack overwhelms San Jose State
Author: 0 Texas' ground attack overwhelms San Jose State

He threw for 375 yards and two touchdowns last week in a season-opening loss to Maryland. The rushing offense for Texas never showed up against the Terrapins - it mustered only 98 yards on 31 carries for an average of 3.2 yards per carry.

People Cooper declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Cooper declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma

The governor's statement said North Carolina's Emergency Management team was coordinating storm preparation efforts as early as Labor Day. "We encourage people to make a plan ", Cooper said in a press conference Thursday. "This is a tremendous storm", Hooks said. While the science of tracking technology and storm path projections is often incredibly accurate, Mother Nature isn't always that predictable.

People Tornadoes terrorize Florida as Hurricane Irma batters US
Author: 0 Tornadoes terrorize Florida as Hurricane Irma batters US

Hurricane Irma has Southwest Florida in its sights, and surfers, swimmers and sailors should stay off the water, NHC says. "This will no doubt be one of the most complex restorations that the company has ever seen", he said. Utility workers have to wait until wind is no higher than 35 miles per hour to go up in the bucket to fix power lines, he said. FPL said it has $100 million worth of equipment and materials standing by and is waiting for more to arrive.

People As Hurricane Irma approaches, for some 'leaving is not really an option'
Author: 0 As Hurricane Irma approaches, for some 'leaving is not really an option'

A direct hit from Irma appeared increasingly unlikely in North Carolina, where emergency officials urged people to stay vigilant with preparations. Maximum sustained winds are near 150 miles per hour with higher gusts. Irma is expected to make landfall early Sunday morning, and Scott has ordered 7,000 National Guard members to assist with rescue and relief efforts.

People Egypt announces discovery of 3500-year-old tomb in Luxor
Author: 0 Egypt announces discovery of 3500-year-old tomb in Luxor

Inside the tomb were also the remains of several mummies, wooden coffins, skeletal remains, pottery and small statues, according to photos released by the ministry. Hieroglyphic inscriptions found inside the tomb reveal that it was originally built for a man named Amenemhat, who was a goldsmith. They were able to determine the woman died at the age of 50 and had cavities that led to abscesses in her jaw and a bacterial disease in her bones.

People States sending 7K National Guardsmen to Florida
Author: 0 States sending 7K National Guardsmen to Florida

The National Guard members come from the 129th Rescue Wing, based in Mountain View, California, and the 146th Airlift Wing, operating out of a base on the Channel Islands. Of the 2,519 Coast Guard members who live in the impacted areas in Texas, 51 suffered catastrophic property loss and 124 others reported property damage.

People Lucky Shelter Animals Got Flown Out Of Texas After Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Lucky Shelter Animals Got Flown Out Of Texas After Hurricane Harvey

Coordinating with Florida shelters, donation-based charities like Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation and Wings of Rescue planned to fly about 650 pets out of Irma's path over a two-day span, bringing them to the ARF shelter in Walnut Creek, the East Bay SPCA in Oakland and Dublin, and Berkeley Humane, The Mercury News reported on Wednesday.

People What Donald Trump Jr. Left Out of His Statement to Congress
Author: 0 What Donald Trump Jr. Left Out of His Statement to Congress

One of Goldstone's clients was a performer named Emin Agalarov, who is also the vice president of a development company in Moscow that partnered with the Trump Organization in 2013 for the Miss Universe pageant in that city. Donald Trump Jr . on September 7 told investigators that nothing came of the meeting at Trump Tower, and he stressed he had nothing to do with any Russian government efforts to interfere in the 2016 USA presidential campaign, according to RFE/RL.

People Is the government asking for too much in Brexit bill?
Author: 0 Is the government asking for too much in Brexit bill?

Parliament will begin debating the repeal bill on Thursday, with a vote following next Monday. Prime Minister Theresa May is short of a majority since June's election, and is dependent on support from some Northern Ireland lawmakers. However the plans, obtained by the Guardian , are yet to be approved by ministers and are "subject to European Union negotiations". The bill provides for all the powers now held by Brussels to be transferred back to the Westminster parliament, even where ...

People Atlanta Motor Speedway opens grounds for Hurricane Irma evacuees
Author: 0 Atlanta Motor Speedway opens grounds for Hurricane Irma evacuees

The speedway's bath house will also be available for free access to hot showers and restrooms. This isn't the first time the speedway has become a shelter for hurricane evacuees. In this photo provided by NHRA, Morgan Lucas takes part in Top Fuel qualifying at the Carlyle Tools NHRA Carolina Nationals drag races at zMAX Dragway in Concord in September 2013.

People How To Protect Miami Zoo Animals While Hurricane Irma Strikes
Author: 0 How To Protect Miami Zoo Animals While Hurricane Irma Strikes

More than 1 million Floridians are being told to evacuate their homes ahead of Hurricane Irma's arrival, but what about those who can't leave? "We don't evacuate our animals since hurricanes can change direction at the last minute and you run the risk of evacuating to a more unsafe location", the Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens, home to 3,000 animals, said in a statement this week.

People Samuel's two TDs push Gamecocks ahead of Mizzou
Author: 0 Samuel's two TDs push Gamecocks ahead of Mizzou

Samuel returned the game's opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown and snagged a one-handed touchdown. The South Carolina Gamecocks (1-0) are coming from a 35-28 win over the NC State Wolfpack last week.Jake Bentley completed 17 of 19 passes for 215 yards and three touchdowns against an interception.

People Airbnb hosts volunteer homes for Hurricane Irma evacuees
Author: 0 Airbnb hosts volunteer homes for Hurricane Irma evacuees

Local emergency officials echoed that sentiment. "We still need to be prepared and we can not let our guard down". Hurricane Irma weakened to a Category 3 storm late Saturday morning as it continued to batter Cuba with sustained 125-mph winds, the National Hurricane Center said.

People Your Views: Mar-a-Lago's demise could also be Trump's
Author: 0 Your Views: Mar-a-Lago's demise could also be Trump's

As of Thursday afternoon, forecasters from the National Hurricane Center said the "eye of extremely unsafe Hurricane Irma (is) moving between the north coast of Hispaniola and the Turks and Caicos Islands" and indicated the storm's winds have lowered slightly to 175 miles per hour.

People 32 dead in powerful Mexico natural disaster
Author: 0 32 dead in powerful Mexico natural disaster

The quake damaged 1,700 homes, 700 schools and 18 other public buildings in Chiapas, according to preliminary estimates. The governor of Chiapas, Manuel Velasco, said in a radio interview that the death toll in his state had climbed from nine to 12, including one person who succumbed to a heart attack.

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