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People Irma's wrath confirms Trump's wisdom in cutting that deal with Democrats
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Ryan and McConnell had wanted an 18-month extension of the government's borrowing limit, which they shortened to six months when Pelosi and Schumer stood their ground. Donnelly is considered among the most vulnerable Democratic senators facing re-election next year because he represents a state Trump won by 19 percentage points in the 2016 presidential race.

People Archbishop Desmond Tutu has refused
Author: 0 Archbishop Desmond Tutu has refused "to remain silent" on San Suu Kyi

However, the organisation that oversees the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday said the 1991 prize awarded to Suu Kyi can not be revoked. Suu Kyi does not control the military and there continues to be a trust deficit between the two. "Because Myanmar has refused access to human rights investigators the current situation can not yet be fully assessed, but the situation seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing", he said.

People Irma Continues to Weaken
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Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday", said Meteorologist John Wendel. The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory to take effect Monday afternoon as forecasters expect rain and windy conditions through Tuesday morning for Trousdale County.

Author: 0 Rays Make Themselves at Home Against the Yankees

While this is more of a home game for the Yankees , I give the Rays the edge due to the pitching. "So if you've got power and are able to watch us, great, and hopefully we're able to give you a couple of hours of excitement". Ellsbury set the season mark with 12 a year ago and has four this season. Brett Gardner leads the Yankees with 139 hits and 56 RBI while Didi Gregorius and Aaron Judge have combined for 272 hits and 163 RBI.

People NATO urges tougher implementation of sanctions after North Korea missile test
Author: 0 NATO urges tougher implementation of sanctions after North Korea missile test

The White House has threatened North Korea with a nuclear war, which is a clear violation of the United Nations charter; thus, President Trump needs to be impeached immediately and removed from office, Swanson noted. The publication of dissenting views has given rise to a school of thought that a policy change on North Korea is under discussion. China - the main economic lifeline for North Korea - has always been hesitant to completely cut off the crude oil supply to North Korea, wary that ...

People N.Korea threatens United States over new sanctions
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North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in a statement published on state media that if the USA "does rig up the illegal and unlawful "resolution" it would respond in kind. Russian Federation and China are pushing for talks with North Korea, but their proposal for a freeze on Pyongyang's missile and nuclear tests in exchange for suspending US-South Korean military drills has been rejected by the United States.

People State Senate Approves Foxconn Incentives Package
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He says he believes Foxconn will honor its commitment to invest $10 billion to build the plant, as the company creates jobs. On Monday, the mayor of Kenosha sent a letter to Walker saying the bill didn't do enough to make it possible for the city to support the project, leaving Racine County as the likely home to the factory, although no exact location has been announced.

People Class-action lawsuit filed against Equifax for security breach
Author: 0 Class-action lawsuit filed against Equifax for security breach

The CFPB has said it is investigating Equifax's data breach as well as the company's response. "It will help track your information for identity theft or credit card fraud". The company was scheduled to meet with investors publicly this week at a financial conference in NY, but pulled out and instead executives are giving one-on-one meetings with investors, a spokeswoman said.

People United Nations to vote on watered-down sanctions for North Korea
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But already the draft has run into opposition from China , which is North Korea's chief trading partner and largest supplier of fuel, and from Russian Federation. It will lose $1.3 billion in annual revenues, she added. Visitors to North Korea say the airline has diversified into new markets in recent months, including cigarettes and fizzy drinks, a taxi fleet and petrol stations in North Korea .

People Tropical Storm Katia: Everything To Know About Potential Hurricane Joining Irma, Jose
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Katia: Everything To Know About Potential Hurricane Joining Irma, Jose

A hurricane warning is out for the state of Veracruz, which is predicted to receive 5 to 10 inches of rain. Officials say it isn't an immediate threat to land and, right now, it's too early to say if and when it will make landfall. The Associated Press reports that residents of Georgia's coast, including the city of Savannah, are also evacuating ahead of Irma making landfall in the U.S.

People South Africa agree to replay
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Bafana won the match 2-1 in Polokwane previous year, but Federation Internationale de Football Association ordered a replay for November after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a lifetime ban of referee Joseph Lamptey for match manipulation.

People Here are some of the records Hurricane Irma blew away
Author: 0 Here are some of the records Hurricane Irma blew away

The storm killed at least 11 people in Florida and Georgia. By Monday morning, the company restored power to almost 1 million customers during the storm. "We have to wait till all the elements pass through", he said . "We have no electricity, at least in this pat of Key West, we have no water, we have no internet service", Dave Gonzales, the museum's curator, said on MSNBC Sunday night.

People South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Author: 0 South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year

Chicago corn futures rose for a second session on Monday on expectations of a marginally lower yield-forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, although ample world supplies kept a lid on prices. The USDA said on Friday morning that private exporters reported the sale of 264,000 tonnes of soybeans to China for delivery during the 2017/18 marketing year, the biggest flash sale in 2-1/2 weeks.

People FLASHBACK: Trump Calls 'Little Katy' Tur A 'Third Rate Reporter'
Author: 0 FLASHBACK: Trump Calls 'Little Katy' Tur A 'Third Rate Reporter'

Tur's new book details her time on the campaign trail, including being reprimanded by then-campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks and then-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski for a perceived lack of respect during an interview with Trump. She reminded viewers that most political watchdogs considered a reality TV star running for president "hilarious" and said that he has "mood swings", characterizations sure to rankle Trump.

People Searching for gas after Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Searching for gas after Hurricane Irma

Emergency managers there declared "the Keys are not open for business" and warned that there was no fuel, electricity, running water or cell service and that supplies were low and anxiety high. The storm made its second Florida landfall, on Marco Island, as a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds up to 185 km/h . - Irma's center will move near the northwestern coast of the Florida peninsula Monday morning and into southern Georgia in the afternoon, and through southwestern ...

People Hurricane warning and storm surge warning for Tampa Bay
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That was down from a peak over 1.4 million on Monday night . "That will take weeks". Long said his biggest concern is when people fail to listen to early warnings from local government officials and then try to make a last-ditch effort to try to get to a shelter or another facility that will withstand severe winds.

People Irma weakens to Category 1 Hurricane but still poses threat
Author: 0 Irma weakens to Category 1 Hurricane but still poses threat

It scoured Barbuda, St. Martin and parts of the Virgin Islands as it swept over as a Category 5 hurricane with winds over 180 miles per hour (290 km/h) - and maintained that strength for longer than any other storm on record. Irma is draped over Northern Georgia and Alabama, with bands stretching into SC. Most of the rain associated with Irma has made its way north of our area.

People Million Remain Without Power in Florida as Residents Survey Irma Damage
Author: 0 Million Remain Without Power in Florida as Residents Survey Irma Damage

Authorities say some parts of the Florida Keys may be inaccessible for weeks. Irma battered the Florida Keys and wreaked havoc the length of the Florida peninsula. "I slept in the truck last night just to get a break from it". He said nearly every mobile home park in the Keys had overturned homes. The National Guard also has arrived in the island chain amid official fears that a humanitarian crisis may be developing in the stricken region.

People Judge Who Wore MAGA Hat Gets Suspended
Author: 0 Judge Who Wore MAGA Hat Gets Suspended

Mr Zabel, who has worked as a judge in Ontario for almost 30 years, said he had bought several MAGA hats as historical memorabilia, not because he supported Mr Trump, Buzzfeed reported. He told the discipline hearing last month that what he meant by his comments in court was that all the other judges thought Hillary Clinton would win the presidency, but he was the only one who correctly predicted Trump.

People Senate unanimously approves Warner, Kaine resolution condemning hate groups
Author: 0 Senate unanimously approves Warner, Kaine resolution condemning hate groups

Two Virginia State troopers died when their helicopter crashed while monitoring the violence that swept through the usually sedate college town. The bipartisan resolution passed the Senate Monday and the House Tuesday by voice vote. It also calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to "investigate thoroughly all acts of violence, intimidation, and domestic terrorism by white supremacists, white nationalists, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and associated groups" and to "improve the reporting of ...

People NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US
Author: 0 NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. While some weakening may occur, Jose is expected to maintain hurricane status through the week. Hurricane Jose was located 435 miles northeast of Turks and Caicos Islands. Climate Office severe weather liaison. According to the National Hurricane Center on Monday, Jose is now a category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained wind of 105 miles per hour.

People UN Security Council to vote on lighter North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 UN Security Council to vote on lighter North Korea sanctions

Media reports said that the US circulated a draft resolution that includes the suspension of oil supplies to the North, export bans on textiles and labor, and asset freezes on leader Kim Jong-un. China's United Nations ambassador, Liu Jieyi, called for a resumption of negotiations "sooner rather than later". Both China, the patron of North Korea , and Russian Federation, one of its main trading partners, sought to put pressure on the United States to agree on not overthrowing the Kim ...

People North Korea rejects sanctions, threatens US
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The UN sanctions are an attempt to starve the country of fuel and income for its weapons programmes . "Today we are saying the world will never accept a nuclear armed North Korea ", she said . "The choice is theirs". It's been estimated that China is the target for one-third of North Korea's exports and between 92 percent of its two-way trade economy .

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