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by | September 19, 2017 | 10:55

The military, aid officials and governors have mobilised aircraft and aid after the National Hurricane Center predicted that Maria, a tropical storm, could develop into a hurricane, which it did last night. Because the storm is compact, it could quickly intensify as it moves over warm waters and faces weak wind shear, they said. "A hurricane does not need to make landfall to cause significant adverse effects in the Northeast, since the shape of the coast tends to enhance storm effects and ...

by | September 19, 2017 | 10:11

The death was not widely reported at the time . Schumacher, the German activist, said Petrov's son told him that the funeral was attended by only a handful of family members. "That's how nervous I was when I was taking this decision", he told RT . Petrov attributed his judgment to both his training and his intuition. If Petrov had followed procedures in place, he had less than 15 minutes to alert Andropov of a nuclear launch-and an immediate launch of ICBMs would have been ordered.

by | September 19, 2017 | 10:05

The Security Council's measures are aimed at reducing North Korea's access to financing and supplies that might be used to support weapons of mass destruction programs, but analysts remain skeptical most of the measures will have any real enforcement teeth, thus blunting immediate economic impacts.

by | September 19, 2017 | 09:08

During the phone call, the two leaders sternly condemned the North's latest missile provocation, which followed the Security Council's adoption of a new resolution over its sixth nuclear test . On Sunday, Donald Trump combined a taunt aimed at the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un , with the assertion that the country's citizens were queuing for petrol before the latest round of sanctions hits supplies.

by | September 19, 2017 | 08:50

The islands directly affected by the storm's core face the likelihood of destructive winds of 120 to 150 miles per hour and 6 to 12 inches of rain (with isolated totals of 20-25 inches, especially in high terrain), which will cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.

by | September 19, 2017 | 08:40

The range puts the U.S. territory of Guam within reach, which North Korea have previously threatened, and followed sanctions approved by the bloc on 11 September. The Spanish government had reacted to Pyongyang's ballistic missile test on August 31 by telling the North Korean envoy directly that it had chose to reduce from three to two the number of diplomatic personnel at Pyongyang's mission in Madrid.

by | September 19, 2017 | 08:32

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama went to John Lithgow for The Crown . In her acceptance speech for her supporting role on " Big Little Lies ", Laura Dern praised Vallee's "brilliance" and "bravery". Whatever the intent, the stunt fell flat with the audience and Melissa McCarthy , who last week won an Emmy for Best Guest Appearance by an Actress on a Comedy Series for her impersonation of Spicer on " SNL ".

by | September 19, 2017 | 07:55

From there on, though, contrasting half-centuries from Hardik Pandya (83) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (79) lifted it to 281 for 7. This is the highest sixth-wicket stand for India against Australia in India . More than their abysmal batting, it is safe to say that Australia lost the match nearly exclusively because of their fielding considering the amount of catches they dropped and runs they gave away to misfields.

by | September 19, 2017 | 07:52

Sir David Norgrove said in a letter to Johnson that he was "surprised and disappointed" that the foreign secretary had revived the figure, which was misleading and represented a "clear misuse" of official statistics. The figure was emblazoned on buses used by the "Leave" campaign before last year's Brexit referendum. The two now face an awkward reunion in NY tomorrow, when Mrs May flies in to join the United Nations following talks in Ottawa with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

by | September 19, 2017 | 07:33

Russia's top envoy to Pyongyang has met with a senior North Korean official in charge of North American affairs to discuss situations on the Korean Peninsula, Moscow's embassy in the North said Tuesday. How do you defend against North Korea? The day after the latest nuclear test, the same day that the U.N. Security Council passed its latest resolution, the Peruvian government told North Korea's ambassador in Lima, Kim Hak Chol, he had five days to leave.

by | September 19, 2017 | 07:29

However, incidents this year have raised tension between the government side, backed by Russian Federation, and the USA -backed forces. Until Monday, Syrian troops had been fighting only west of the Euphrates , while the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) waged a rival offensive against Daesh east of the river.

by | September 19, 2017 | 07:29

Mattis said that the US has military options available to counter North Korea that wouldn't necessarily create a grave risk of retaliation against Seoul. At the same time, Mattis appeared unwilling to discuss the matter, saying he "will not go into details" about USA military options and that "I don't want to go into that".

by | September 19, 2017 | 07:14

Memo to all sides: Don't mess around. Dozens of protesters marched into her event in San Francisco, her hometown, showing their displeasure over her recent meetings with President Donald Trump over the program that protects young immigrants from deportation.

by | September 19, 2017 | 06:56

ET. In the lower Florida Keys , one of the worst hit areas, residents were still not allowed to return home Thursday. In three days since Hurricane Irma , more than 30,000 restoration personnel have been working across Florida, making it the largest single-state power restoration in history, according to a release from the Governor's office.

by | September 19, 2017 | 06:57

On Sunday, more than 1,000 people had gathered at police headquarters and then marched without trouble through the center of the city. Later in the evening, a group of about 300 protesters moved from the courthouse to the city's popular restaurant neighbourhood, the Central West End.

by | September 19, 2017 | 06:48

US President Donald Trump on Monday (Sep 18) warned that "bureaucracy" is holding the United Nations back, delivering a barbed first message to the world body he once derided as a talk shop. "In recent years the United Nations has not reached its full potential because of bureaucracy and mismanagement". The threat is compounded by Mr. Trump's seeming inability to refrain from calling into question America's trade relations and military cooperation with its two strongest allies in the ...

by | September 19, 2017 | 06:42

The protesters also called for Immigration and Customs Enforcement to be shut down. But the protestors weren't swayed, demanding that Pelosi work to protect "all 11 million" people in this country without documents. "I wish they would channel some of that energy into the Republican districts so we can pass the Dream Act ", Pelosi added later. But the legislation is now the central part of an anticipated agreement between Trump and Democratic congressional leaders that would couple the bill ...

by | September 19, 2017 | 06:25

Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton described Saturday's (Sept 16) qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix as a matter of "holding on for dear life" after he lapped a disappointing fifth fastest. Hamilton stayed left, picking his spot, avoiding any danger as he moved into the lead. Hamilton inherited the lead, but the race was neutralised when the safety auto was sent out so the debris could be cleared.

by | September 19, 2017 | 06:19

With the U.S. and Japan exhorting India to play a more meaningful role in ensuring full implementation of United Nations sanctions on North Korea, Swaraj reiterated India's condemnation of Pyongyang's recent actions and stated that its proliferation linkages be explored and those responsible be held accountable.

by | September 19, 2017 | 05:22

Israeli newspaper Haaretz argued in late August that Russian Federation in on board with Iran, Turkey , Iraq , and Syria to stop the KRG's independence vote . The Iraqi government and several other countries, including the United States and Turkey, have opposed the referendum. The Kurdish region has repeatedly ignored calls from Baghdad that the vote is unconstitutional and it is unclear if the federal court's ruling will alter plans to carry out the referendum.

by | September 19, 2017 | 05:09

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, according to the National Hurricane Center . Maria grew into a hurricane on Sunday, and forecasters said it was expected to become much stronger while following a path that would take it near numerous islands wrecked by Hurricane Irma and on to Puerto Rico , the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

by | September 19, 2017 | 03:51

The investigation includes Manafort's business dealings with pro-Russia leaders in Ukraine as well as whether he or the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation in swaying the results of the 2016 election, the New York Times has reported .

by | September 19, 2017 | 03:32

Memories of the great Ayrton Senna remind Lewis Hamilton to cautious as the Mercedes driver chases a fourth Formula One world championship title. Alonso, meanwhile, bravely continued but retired on lap nine. Ferrari blamed Verstappen, while Red Bull team boss Christian Horner said the 19-year-old was a victim "of somebody else's accident". Vettel had already lost six points in Britain to a late puncture, missed out on a win in China due to a badly-timed virtual safety vehicle period, ...

by | September 19, 2017 | 03:16

Mark Rowley, head of counterterrorism for the Metropolitan Police, said "we now assess this was a detonation of an improvised explosive device" and a full investigation into the attack in underway. The respected couple are known for their work with refugee children, and reports have claimed the arrested suspect was an Iraqi teen. Ronald Jones, 88, and Penelope Jones, 71 were rewarded for their service to children by the Queen, who made them MBEs in 2010.

by | September 19, 2017 | 02:53

Meteorologists with the National Hurricane Center warned that the storm would likely keep growing stronger as it moves closer to Puerto Rico and the U.S. "This storm is coming with some bad intentions", he said at a San Juan store where some shoppers grumbled about empty shelves. Rossello said officials had prepared about 450 shelters with a capacity for almost 68,000 people - or even 125,000 in an emergency.