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by | September 17, 2018 | 10:38

Experts have issued a weather warning for Leeds, with strong gales set to batter the city as Storm Helene makes its way across the country. The Met Office has claimed Helene, which is now making its way through the Atlantic, could bring temperatures as high as 26C in the London area, while reaching only 6C in Scotland.

by | September 17, 2018 | 10:03

It appeared yesterday that faulty pressure in the Columbia Gas mains may have caused the explosions, which set 60 houses alight in Andover , North Andover and Lawrence, north of Boston, on Thursday. NiSource was working with investigators and taking "full responsibility" for the findings of the safety board's investigation, the company's chief executive, Joe Hamrock, said at a news conference Sunday.

by | September 17, 2018 | 05:44

Authorities are still trying to determine a motive for the killings. "Evidence points to him having knowledge and contacts within the [sex worker] community", Alaniz said , including Melissa Ramirez, the first woman Ortiz said he killed.

by | September 17, 2018 | 05:00

Although Florence dropped to a Category 1, its wind field expanded with hurricane force-winds now reaching 80 miles from the center and tropical storm-force winds stretching out 195 miles. WSMV-TV offered a live stream of the storm from the SC coast. Forecasters said Florence's surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under as much as 11 feet of sea water.

by | September 17, 2018 | 04:56

He tweeted that he was "delighted" the men were able to visit Salisbury's "world-class attractions", but said it was "very unusual to come all this way for just two days while carrying Novichok in their luggage". But we can tell you that based on the livestream the video was not unedited. Sources say the conclusion that the men were GRU officers was based on intelligence about Russian operatives and further inquiries made after the March attack on the Skripals.

by | September 17, 2018 | 04:52

His intention was clear as he zoomed off the start line with his three pacers in tow, hitting the first kilometer in a blistering 2:43. "I had a great belief that I would run a world record", Kipchoge told the TV broadcast. Cherono won in 2:18:11, breaking the previous course record (2:19:12, Mizuki Noguchi, 2005) by over a minute. The Kenyan sped up to pass the 35-kilometre checkpoint just a shade outside 1:41:00, suggesting a finishing time inside 2:02 was possible.

by | September 17, 2018 | 04:32

He said: "When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths ". Trump on Thursday questioned an independent report that updated the death toll from last year's devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico to almost 3,000 people.

by | September 15, 2018 | 20:00

Hurricane-force winds will bring down trees and damage homes and businesses. "This storm is about flooding", Perry Samson, a professor of climate and space science at the University of MI, told Live Science. With the change in the forecast, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal issued an emergency declaration for the entire state to ease regulations on trucks hauling gasoline and relief supplies, and asked people to pray for those in Florence's path.

by | September 15, 2018 | 15:54

Idlib is the last refuge for the Syrian opposition and home to close to 3 million people, including 1.4 million displaced Syrians hailing from provinces now controlled by the government and close to 1 million children. "Some even said that they are preparing to die as Idlib is the last safe place for many of them". "We are saying the situation in Idlib should be settled most preferably in a peaceful way.

by | September 15, 2018 | 15:29

In a statement, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the president's visit will likely take place early to middle week once it's clear his visit won't hamper search and rescue efforts. Trump has said, without evidence, that death total is not accurate. More than 100 people died as a result of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

by | September 15, 2018 | 14:49

Hurricane-force winds extended 90 miles (150 kilometers) from its center, and tropical-storm-force winds up to 195 miles (315 kilometers). Tropical Storm Florence made landfall Friday morning as a Category 1 hurricane and has continued to weaken as it slowly moves inland.

by | September 15, 2018 | 12:57

There are also concerns about delays at the United Kingdom border. Many of the UK's mobile operators have said that they have no plans to bring back roaming charges after Brexit but did not make any firm promises that charges would never be re-introduced at some point in the future.

by | September 15, 2018 | 11:17

July 6: The first tranche of tariffs on $US34 billion worth of Chinese goods takes effect; China responds in kind . If we meet, we meet? However, the last round of talks, between mid-level U.S. But the timing for activating the additional tariffs was unclear, the person said. Trump may be running low on products he can target without significant backlash from major USA companies and consumers, two of the people said.

by | September 15, 2018 | 08:58

Forecasters said conditions will deteriorate as the storm pushes ashore early Friday near the North Carolina-South Carolina line and makes its way slowly inland. Friday, said New Bern Mayor Dana Outlaw, whose adult daughter had 1 foot of water in her own home, he said. Downed trees, branches on the hurricane-lashed streets of Wilmington, North Carolina.

by | September 15, 2018 | 08:46

A family enjoys the surf ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Oak Island, North Carolina. By 1:50 pm (1750 GMT) the winds had dropped to 75 miles per hour (120 kph) and the center was moving west at a 6 miles per hour (10 kph), the NHC said, and parts of North and SC would get as much as 40 inches of rain (1 meter).

by | September 15, 2018 | 08:26

The trial would have focused on allegations he acted as an unregistered foreign agent for Ukrainian interests. After all, while Mueller has played the jail card, Manafort is still likely to be holding the Trump Card - - and no one remains in prison when that card is played.

by | September 15, 2018 | 05:57

Our thoughts and continued support are with those who have been injured and affected. We will support you and your family. "We grieve for the loss. and continue to support first responders". Investigators suspected "over-pressurization of a gas main" belonging to Columbia Gas of MA led to the series of explosions and fires, Andover Fire Chief Michael Mansfield said on Thursday.

by | September 14, 2018 | 08:13

A Vatican spokeswoman said the summit would be attended by the heads of national Catholic bishops conferences between February 21-24. As sexual abuse scandals continue to plague the Catholic church , Pope Francis has now taken an unprecedented step towards doing something about it.

by | September 14, 2018 | 06:41

The tragedy began Wednesday afternoon at a trucking business, where the attacker used a handgun to shoot and kill his wife and another man. The gunman then started to flee the area and entered a nearby residence, where he shot and killed two more people.

by | September 14, 2018 | 04:02

Bob Cortes, R-Altamonte Springs, his campaign's Puerto Rico outreach chair. Today, President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter (big surprise) about a pretty horrific statistic. She says the president is tone deaf to peoples' suffering. The agency didn't ship the bottles back to the United States for use in future disasters when they were no longer needed because that was "cost prohibitive", Bahamonde said.

by | September 14, 2018 | 03:44

He carried the badge with him for the rest of his presidency. The president also participated in the Pentagon's september 11 observance a year ago. Trump also has said he lost "hundreds of friends" in the NY attack. On September 11, 2001, the plane - one of four commandeered by Al-Qaeda militants - crashed into a field in the small town of Shanksville , about 130 miles (200 kilometers) northwest of Washington .

by | September 14, 2018 | 03:31

Barzee's attorney contended that Ms. Barzee's federal sentence should run concurrently with her state sentence and therefore the Board had miscalculated the end of Ms. On March 12, 2003 , Mitchell and Barzee were spotted on a street in Sandy, Utah, about 18 miles from Smart's Salt Lake City home, by two women who had seen the sketch of Mitchell on America's Most Wanted.

by | September 13, 2018 | 13:31

Collin Koh, a research fellow at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, said the shift away from anti-terrorism drills to more conventional war games could pave the way for greater cooperation between China and Russian Federation.

by | September 13, 2018 | 12:48

Although Jaitley was quick to release a statement saying the meeting with Mallya was unscheduled and he advised him to meet the banks, the sensational claim raises a larger question that if a senior cabinet minister knew that Mallya was going to fly away to London , could the government have done more to keep him in the country? In fact, as early as June this year, BJP's Rajya Sabha MP, Subramanian Swamy had hinted about Mallya's meeting with an unnamed but powerful person in the Narendra ...

by | September 13, 2018 | 09:06

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System said the more than 27.3 million people will be exposed to the power of Mangkhut. After leaving the Philippines , the fast-moving storm is expected to blow toward southern China on Sunday if it maintains its course, forecasters said.

by | September 13, 2018 | 05:34

In Cardinal Wuerl's letter to the priests , which was obtained by LifeSiteNews and confirmed by the Archdiocese of Washington that it was sent on Tuesday, he discusses a resignation letter that he submitted in November 2015. Moving priests who have been accused of child sex abuse is widely seen as a way to help them avoid facing any consequences. Last week, one protester yelled "shame on you" at him, and another turned her back during a service.

by | September 13, 2018 | 05:31

The decision is up to the Pope , but Wuerl hinted it is likely his resignation will be accepted, closing his letter by anticipating "a new beginning" for the church . The summit was announced a day before Francis will meet American church leaders hit by fresh accusations over the cover-up of sex abuse by priests .

by | September 13, 2018 | 04:59

They will depart New Zealand on Thursday 1 November. It will be the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's first overseas trip since their lavish wedding, as part of Prince Harry's Invictus Games. Last month, it was reported that Meghan felt "absolutely broken" by the drama created by her father Thomas Markle. The city of Suva in Fiji is sure to be another highlight of the royal tour .

by | September 13, 2018 | 04:32

Bolton says the executive order will work to stem disinformation campaigns or any attempt to manipulate the outcome of ballots. USA intelligence agencies concluded that entities backed by the Kremlin sought to boost Republican Trump's chances of winning the White House in the 2016 election against his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

by | September 13, 2018 | 01:14

With Republicans holding a slim 51 to 49 majority in the Senate, it appears unlikely that efforts to defeat the Kavanaugh nomination will succeed. The documents show that on Christmas Eve 1998, Kavanaugh drafted an "Overall Plan" to colleagues providing his thoughts on bringing the independent counsel office's work to a close and suggesting they inform the attorney general that the findings against Clinton be left to the next president.

by | September 12, 2018 | 17:42

Chinese President Xi Jinping will be in Russian Federation this week to meet with President Vladimir Putin at an economic forum in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok. Tanks roll during the military exercises in Chita, Eastern Siberia, during the Vostok 2018 exercises, September 11, 2018. Whereas during the drills on its western borders last year, known as Zapad 2017, Russian Federation was accused of downplaying the number of troops involved, this year's war games are the opposite, ...

by | September 12, 2018 | 17:42

The UK was said to be braced for a Russian disinformation campaign after the prime minister told MPs last... "It will be better for everyone", he told reporters on the sidelines of the economic summit. Photographs showing Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov , two men accused of poisoning former spy Sergei Skripal. "We have repeatedly asked Russian Federation to account for what happened in Salisbury in March and they have replied with obfuscation and lies".

by | September 12, 2018 | 16:29

The South African Police Service has released the latest crime stats for 2017/18, revealing an unsettling increase in the number of murders taking place in South Africa over the a year ago. The question is, he said: "How do we collectively pick up the ball, change the game plan and re-position the police?" "We are concerned with the one of the biggest increases in murder since the advent of democracy in 1994", Gareth Newman, director for crime and justice programme at the Pretoria-based ...

by | September 12, 2018 | 16:01

Papadopoulos is the campaign adviser whose meeting with Cambridge professor and long-time FBI informant Stefan Halper at a London hotel in 2016 helped trigger a series of events culminating in an FBI investigation, Mueller's appointment, and the seemingly endless media reports about the "Russia probe".

by | September 12, 2018 | 15:01

Obama has long held that he would only step back into the political arena if he thought that America's political norms were in danger. "Some of you may think I am exaggerating when I say this election is more important than any I can remember in my lifetime", Obama said in a speech at the University of IL.