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People HH Sheikh Mohammed announces $3.87B solar power project
Author: 0 HH Sheikh Mohammed announces $3.87B solar power project

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has recently has announced the launch of the project, which is expected to generate 700MW of clean energy to support Dubai's electricity grid.

People Caribbean islands brace again as Hurricane Maria approaches
Author: 0 Caribbean islands brace again as Hurricane Maria approaches

The mammoth storm almost doubled in strength over the past 24 hours and is expected to keep growing before it makes landfall. Puerto Rico sheltered numerous evacuees who fled Hurricane Irma's wrath in other Caribbean islands. " Maria is likely to strengthen significantly, and is expected to be at major hurricane intensity when it affects portions of the Leeward Islands over the next few days, bringing unsafe wind , storm surge and rainfall hazards", a National Hurricane Center ...

People Girl dies after being pushed from 3rd floor in school in UP
Author: 0 Girl dies after being pushed from 3rd floor in school in UP

Neetu Chauhan was the student of Modern Montessori Inter College and at around 11am (6.30am BST) on Monday, she went to the toilet on the third floor of the building. Last week a seven-year-old boy was found with his throat slit in the washroom of his school in neighbouring state of Haryana. Refuting the father's claims that the management acted lackadaisically in handling the accident, the acting principal added, "We took the girl to the hospital immediately and also informed her parents".

People Hollywood Legend Harry Dean Stanton Passes Away
Author: 0 Hollywood Legend Harry Dean Stanton Passes Away

Heappeared in many famous movies, including The Last Temptation of Christ , Alien , Cool Hand Luke , The Godfather Part II , Twister , Repo Man , and The Green Mile . A veteran, Stanton was a cook aboard the Landing Ship Tank USS LST-970 in World War II, serving in the Battle of Okinawa. As previously mentioned, a close friend of Hunter S.

People Ajay Devgn's Rom-Com To Release On Dussehra 2018
Author: 0 Ajay Devgn's Rom-Com To Release On Dussehra 2018

All the movie lovers out there, you are in for "reel" treat as Ajay Devgn will team up with Tabu once again for a romantic comedy film. Earlier in February, Pyaar Ka Punchnama fame Luv Ranjan announced his production starring Ajay Devgn in the lead.

People Hurricane Maria regains Category 5 hurricane strength - NHC
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria regains Category 5 hurricane strength - NHC

If the storm doesn't strengthen and holds its current predicted course, maximum sustained winds of 71 miles per hour are expected. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles from the center. Virgin Islands . Hurricane watches are in effect for... The forecast says and estimates that it is the major storm when it hits the Leeward Islands.

People Protesters call out Pelosi over Trump DACA deal
Author: 0 Protesters call out Pelosi over Trump DACA deal

A statement from Schumer and Pelosi said the trio "agreed to enshrine the protections of DACA into law quickly, and to work out a package of border security, excluding the wall, that's acceptable to both sides". "Democrats are not the resistance of Trump, we are". "I wish (the protesters) would channel some of that energy into the Republican districts so we can pass the Dream Act", she added.

Author: 0 Spain Expels N. Korean Ambassador

Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said that Spain "had repeatedly warned the North Korean Ambassador and authorities" about the tests and on Sept 1 Spain had told the NorthKorea Embassy to reduce the number of diplomats in the country following a missile test by the country.

People Hurricane Irma: No power, blocked roads add to frustrations in Florida
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma: No power, blocked roads add to frustrations in Florida

Aerial images from Monday morning showed widespread destruction in the Florida Keys , with homes damaged and roadways under water. "We have somebody's boat in our front yard", said the couple. Price said he anxious about problems polluted waters and carbon-monoxide poisoning may cause for people returning to the island chain. Workers are rapidly rebuilding the area's infrastructure.

People Donald Trump Jr. Gives Up Secret Service Protection, Seeking Privacy
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. Gives Up Secret Service Protection, Seeking Privacy

Photo Donald Trump Jr .at Trump Tower in Manhattan last month. White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway has also dropped Secret Service protection , sources told Fox News. The agency has a legal obligation to provide security to the United States president and his family round the clock. Furthermore, the Secret Service agency actually holds no power regarding the people that fall under its protection.

People North Korea: Kim seeks military 'equilibrium' with US
Author: 0 North Korea: Kim seeks military 'equilibrium' with US

Photos published by North Korea's state media showed the missile being fired from a truck-mounted launcher and a smiling Kim clapping and raising his fist while celebrating from an observation point. South Korea will conduct a joint drill with the United States involving a US aircraft carrier in October, in response to North Korean nuclear and missile tests, the National Defense Ministry said Monday.

People Hurricane Maria strengthens to Category 5, bearing down on Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria strengthens to Category 5, bearing down on Puerto Rico

Wind gusts could climb to over 50 miles per hour along the New Jersey coast, Long Island and southern New England. A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for offshore waters from Ocracoke to Duck until further notice. Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Maria is expected to become a hurricane later today or tonight. Tropical Storm Watches are in effect for Barbados and St.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer 'absolutely' regrets lying about the size of Trump's inauguration crowd

Side-by-side photos showed a larger gathering for former President Barack Obama , but Spicer declared, "This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period". The rest of the Emmys telecast, in typical award show fashion, was filled with jokes about Trump (Colbert: "Unlike the presidency, Emmys go to the victor of the popular vote") and pointed words from the celebrities onstage.

People CBI arrest Odisha MLA Pravat Biswal in chit fund scam
Author: 0 CBI arrest Odisha MLA Pravat Biswal in chit fund scam

The Choudwar-Cuttack legislator was picked up by the central agency late on Monday night. Pravat Biswal and his wife Laxmi Bilasini were interrogated by the CBI thrice in the past. Besides them, Balasore MP Rabindra Jena, Dharmasala MLA Pranab Balabantaray, former minister Sanjay Das Burma are under the CBI scanner over their alleged involvement in several chit-fund scams.

People UC Berkeley Group Ignores Deadlines, But Insists On Hosting Far-Right Speakers
Author: 0 UC Berkeley Group Ignores Deadlines, But Insists On Hosting Far-Right Speakers

That set off charges that Berkeley, the home of the Free Speech Movement of the 1960s and a symbol for some of left-leaning college campuses, was stifling conservative speech. The University also waited until the last possible moment before informing the Berkeley Patriot that its insurance would not cover the event, forcing the student group to get a certificate of insurance from the event's underwriter on short notice.

People Senate Dems urge Trump to make key appointments amid North Korea crisis
Author: 0 Senate Dems urge Trump to make key appointments amid North Korea crisis

Pyongyang has launched dozens of missiles as it accelerates a weapons programme created to provide the ability to target the United States with a powerful, nuclear-tipped missile. "None of us want war", she said on CNN . Many experts say it's only a matter of time until Kim achieves his stated objective of possessing reliable nuclear-tipped missiles capable of striking anywhere in the mainland U.S.

People Vice President GE shows interest in expanding business in Pakistan: PM Office
Author: 0 Vice President GE shows interest in expanding business in Pakistan: PM Office

With regard to Sunday's victory of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate and Sharif's wife, Kulsoom Nawaz, in the NA-120 by-election, the Prime Minister said the result shows that the electorate trusts Nawaz Sharif's leadership. Abbasi's visit comes amidst tensions in the ties between Pakistan and the USA after President Donald Trump last month hit out at Islamabad for providing safe havens to "agents of chaos" that kill Americans in Afghanistan and warned Islamabad that it has "much to lose" ...

People Missing US man's body sat at airport parking lot for 8 months
Author: 0 Missing US man's body sat at airport parking lot for 8 months

Officials with the city offered condolences and also say they're trying to find out what happened. His family wants answers: They visited the airport looking for Potter within a week of reporting him missing, and airport authorities assured them security officers would find his vehicle if it was parked there.

People 3000 troops deployed to Afghanistan
Author: 0 3000 troops deployed to Afghanistan

U.S. President Donald Trump last month announced a new Afghanistan strategy, which he said was aimed at defeating the Taliban, who continue to mount deadly attacks, control large areas, and kill thousands of Afghan servicemen and civilians after almost 16 years of war.

Author: 0 U.S. and Russia Discuss Deconflicting Syria at UN General Assembly

The U.S. State Department earlier had said that Tillerson would travel to the Russian UN mission to meet with his counterpart at 9 p.m. (3 a.m.in Prague) on September 17. UN-sponsored talks are being held in Geneva in search of a political solution to end the Syrian civil war. His comments come after North Korea on Friday fired another ballistic missile over Japan.

People Ryan won't say tax plan won't raise deficit
Author: 0 Ryan won't say tax plan won't raise deficit

Ryan says the GOP wants to enact a tax cut into law by the end of this year, not simply to push a bill through the House. But on Wednesday, when asked twice whether he would insist the emerging tax plan won't pile more billions onto the $20 trillion national debt, Ryan passed up the chance to affirm that commitment.

People United States ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'
Author: 0 United States ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

Xinhua did not link the drills to current tension over North Korea. The pair of leaders condemned North Korea's recent ballistic missile test - and once more vowed to strengthen their joint defenses and ratchet up economic pressure on Kim Jong Un still further.

Author: 0 USA and South Korea stage bombing drills over peninsula

A private Chinese firm smuggled materials needed to develop missiles to North Korea sometime in April, the Asahi Shimbun reported Monday. Pyongyang carried out the latest in a rapid series of missile launches by firing another mid-range ballistic missile over Japan on Friday, soon after its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, in defiance of United Nations sanctions and other global pressure.

People Woman fakes seizure to avoid mugging on California train; suspect's photo released
Author: 0 Woman fakes seizure to avoid mugging on California train; suspect's photo released

Dragland told the Chronicle that, after receiving the note, she mouthed "help me" to a man standing nearby. "I don't know. I started to question it a little bit, but I was still really scared", she said. A couple approached her to ask if she was okay, after which she passed them the note. "So I was like, "if I fake a seizure, or fake that I'm passing out I'm not even not complying they could just think I'm scared and reacting", Ms Dragland said.

People North Korea: UN Sanctions Motivate Acceleration of Nuclear Weapon Development
Author: 0 North Korea: UN Sanctions Motivate Acceleration of Nuclear Weapon Development

The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions after North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear test this month, and the United States called on countries to sever diplomatic and financial ties with it. Pyongyang conducted two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in July and earlier this month said it successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen bomb that can be placed on an ICBM.

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