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People Flags to Fly at Half-Staff on Patriot Day
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Gov. Kim Reynolds has ordered that all flags at state facilities fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Monday to honor Patriot Day. President Donald J. "As we continue to remember the almost 3,000 lives taken from us too soon on 9/11, we also honor the dedicated men and women of the United States Armed Forces who fight tirelessly every day for our safety and freedom both at home and overseas", Cuomo said.

People Russia To Close American Consulate For 'Diplomatic Parity'
Author: 0 Russia To Close American Consulate For 'Diplomatic Parity'

Lavrov's comments to Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir during a meeting at the Saudi port city of Jeddah were released in a transcript provided by the Russian Foreign Ministry. The Syrian civil war, now in its seventh year, triggered an exodus of refugees, including hundreds of thousands Syrians who found refuge in Jordan. The agreement reached in July and covering Deraa, Quneitra and western Suwaida, was brokered by the U.S.

People Hurricane season: Harvey followed by Irma, followed by José, then Katia
Author: 0 Hurricane season: Harvey followed by Irma, followed by José, then Katia

Hurricane Jose in the open Atlantic, some 1,000 miles (1,610 km) east of the Caribbean's Lesser Antilles islands, could become a Category 3 and eventually threaten the US mainland. It is expected to continue to move westward, and then more to the northwest later in the week. Irma's core slammed Barbuda early Wednesday before moving over St.

People Volkswagen to electrify entire range by 2030
Author: 0 Volkswagen to electrify entire range by 2030

The intention is to make the Volkswagen Group the leader in electric mobility, with expectations of selling up to three million pure electric vehicles globally each year by 2025. What do you think of the rise of electric vehicles? Removing the B-pillar frees up space, allowing easy entry and exit via doors that swing and slide open.

Author: 0 Jordan: Don't Get Rid Of Debt Ceiling

Their frustrations spilled out during a closed-door meeting Friday with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney , a former SC congressman, who were sent to Capitol Hill to defend the deal. Peter King , R-N.Y., recalling the friendly exchanges between Trump and Schumer during the meeting with NY and New Jersey lawmakers. But the grim truth is that the Republicans' elaborate strategizing has failed utterly so far this year.

People Schools closing in metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Schools closing in metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Irma

The evacuation order for areas east of Interstate 95 and some areas to its west takes effect Saturday at 8 a.m., Deal said in a statement. It is expected to be a tropical storm as it heads into Georgia. The official forecast track Friday afternoon showed Irma churning up the Florida peninsula over the weekend before crossing the Georgia-Florida line Monday far inland from the coast.

People California doesn't want customers to get weed by drone
Author: 0 California doesn't want customers to get weed by drone

Last month, a 25-year-old USA citizen smuggled more than 13 pounds of meth to California from Mexico by drone. California will likely issue thousands of licenses within the first year and the state is projecting that legal pot will be a $5 billion boost to the state economy.

People Irma Remains a Tropical Storm, Slowly Weakening
Author: 0 Irma Remains a Tropical Storm, Slowly Weakening

Irma may have weakened to a tropical storm, but state forecasters warn it's no time for South Carolinians to let their guard down. The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a high wind watch for the western Upstate, the southern mountains of North Carolina and northeast Georgia.

People Man Gunned Down In Front Of 2 Year-Old Daughter In Philly
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When asked to hand over his vehicle keys, Grandzol did not resist, police said Saturday night, but wanted to get his 2-year-old daughter out of the auto. "I have a 6-week-old daughter and a 2½-year-old who saw the whole thing and I don't know if she'll ever be right". Neighbor Ye Wan told the Inquirer that she saw Grandzol almost every morning walking with his dog and daughter on the block.

People Hurricane Irma leaves Miami looking like you've never seen it before
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma leaves Miami looking like you've never seen it before

Hurricane Irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm and is expected to further weaken as it continues to move inland, according to the National Hurricane Center . The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office warned residents along the St. Johns River to "Get out NOW". It carried maximum sustained winds of up to 185 miles per hour (295 kph) when it crashed into the island of Barbuda on Wednesday.

People Hurricanes Irma and Jose: What we know
Author: 0 Hurricanes Irma and Jose: What we know

The evacuees filled up emergency shelters and hotel rooms as far north as Atlanta, Georgia, in their efforts to escape the deadly winds and water. But this storm, while wounded, is still unsafe. A tourist from Chile drinks rum on the beach a day after the passage of Hurricane Irma in Varadero, Cuba, September 10, 2017. British visitor Josephine Breslin, 49, spent the night on an inflatable bed in a hotel bathroom when Irma's 120 miles per hour (195 km) winds walloped Cuba's top beach ...

People Taliban Car Bomber Attacks NATO Convoy
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The incident took place near the largest USA military base in the country, Bagram airfield, a statement by NATO's Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan said. The Muslim profession of faith was superimposed on the dog, which is considered an unclean animal in Islam. Army Maj. Gen. James Linder, U.S. commander of special operations in Afghanistan, has already apologized for the flyer, calling it an "error." There are now about 11,000 USA troops in Afghanistan and Secretary of Defense ...

People Trump admin appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban
Author: 0 Trump admin appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban

The ruling of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, issued September 7, would exempt refugees who have received assurances of support from resettlement agencies from President Trump's refugee ban. The moves over the scope of the injunction against Trump's travel and refugee bans have taken place even as the 90-day ban on travel from six Muslim-majority nations and 120-day halt to the refugee program took effect - with exemptions, under a Supreme Court order, for those with a ...

People Japanese PM Abe to arrive on Wednesday
Author: 0 Japanese PM Abe to arrive on Wednesday

In the case of Abe, though, this will not be necessary since Modi and the Japanese Prime Minister are known to share an extremely cordial equation-having met on 10 occasions in the past three years. On being asked about the sale of amphibious aircraft ShinMaywa US-2 to India, Verma said, "I wouldn't really venture into prejudging on what is going to be the outcome".

People Atlanta has first-ever tropical storm warning as states brace for Irma
Author: 0 Atlanta has first-ever tropical storm warning as states brace for Irma

Laurens County law enforcement, fire and emergency medical service are only responding to life-and-death calls, accourding to a Laurens County Sheriff's Office Facebook post. As areas of Glynn County prepared Sunday to experience strong winds and deteriorating conditions, anyone who had ignored the county's mandatory evacuation order was urged to shelter-in place beginning at noon.

People Man arrested after nearly hitting Antifa protesters with truck
Author: 0 Man arrested after nearly hitting Antifa protesters with truck

The auto involved in the Vancouver incident had OR plates, a decal of the Confederate flag, and several American flags, the report said. The truck was nearly immediately stopped by police. Several counter demonstration were previously announced, including a "Rally & March Against White Nationalism " by Portland Stands United Against Hate beginning at 12:30 p.m.at Terry Schrunk Plaza.

People Sunday Shows Largely Fail To Mention Climate Change In Hurricane Irma Coverage
Author: 0 Sunday Shows Largely Fail To Mention Climate Change In Hurricane Irma Coverage

Thousands of Miami residents are among more than 6.3 million Floridians who have been ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Irma charges toward the state ― potentially the largest evacuation in USA history. "I don't want to be political but the fact of the matter is that this is a lesson that we need protection from nature", he said. "So, I think this is a lesson for the people to say you know what?" Damages from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma could cost the USA economy as much as $290 billion, a ...

People Georgia governor expands state of emergency to all 159 counties
Author: 0 Georgia governor expands state of emergency to all 159 counties

These winds could bring down trees and cause power outages. Irma is the first major hurricane to make a direct strike on Florida since Hurricane Wilma in 2005, and appears capable of a wider swath of destruction than each of the several storms that hit the state the mid-2000s.

People Irma knocks out power to about 5.8 million: Authorities
Author: 0 Irma knocks out power to about 5.8 million: Authorities

By the time Irma dissipates, it will likely have dumped as much as 63.5 cm of rain in parts of Florida and as much as 41 cm in parts of Georgia, prompting flash flood and mudslide warnings, the National Hurricane Center said. For days, forecasters warned Irma was taking dead aim at Florida. City officials said it would have taken about two weeks to have moved the cranes out of the course of the storm.

People Parents Pull Second Child From School After Fight Over Transgender Rights Ensues
Author: 0 Parents Pull Second Child From School After Fight Over Transgender Rights Ensues

Like any other state school, our schools comply with the legal requirements of the Equalities Act 2010. She said: "If a child has got gender confusion, it needs to be done in a private setting". Lawyers for the couple are expected to say that the school can not rely on the Equalities Act because legal recognition of gender reassignment is only given to those over the age of 18, The Sunday Times reported.

People Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia
Author: 0 Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia

At least 30 soldiers were killed, he said. Ahmed Hassan, a resident of the Somali town, said, "Now Balad Hawo is calm and government forces fully control it", adding that he saw 13 bodies collected from the military base. Locals in Mandera said they could hear explosions and gunshots from the Somalia side with many troops being put on standby to act. The development came a day after at least six people were killed and several others injured in an al-Shabab bomb attack in central Somalia.

People Religious leaders condemn atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
Author: 0 Religious leaders condemn atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

Human rights groups say Myanmar soldiers have planted internationally banned landmines along its border with Bangladesh , sparking calls for Australia and other nations to end defence training and support for the country's military, known as the Tatmadaw.

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