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World Media Wildfires sweep across US West, slow push toward Portland
Author: 0 Wildfires sweep across US West, slow push toward Portland

Interstate 84 remains closed from Troutdale to Hood River due to debris on the roadway and the potential of rolling rocks and falling trees. The Pentagon plans to send 200 active-duty soldiers to help fight wildfires raging across some 1.4 million acres in nine states, officials said this week.

World Media BC Liberals remove MLA Darryl Plecas from the party
Author: 0 BC Liberals remove MLA Darryl Plecas from the party

Minutes after the announcement, the BC Liberal party released a statement saying it had expelled Plecas from its caucus as he took on his new role moderating debate in the legislature. NDP Premier John Horgan congratulated Plecas in the legislature. "I am so delighted that you've taken up the challenge of keeping us honest, keeping us fair and keeping us on course".

World Media Trump's Mar-a-Lago Ordered to Evacuate
Author: 0 Trump's Mar-a-Lago Ordered to Evacuate

Hurricane Irma has killed at least 14 people as it tore through the Caribbean and is expected to hit Florida as a category 4 storm on Sunday morning. Jeff Masters, director of the Weather Underground forecasting service, said the biggest threat to Mar-a-Lago will not be Irma's winds, which could top 140 miles per hour.

Author: 0 Hurricane Irma predicted to avoid Virginia, moving farther west

Click the image to see more photos . But it is expected to take that northward turn courtesy of the pull of a low-pressure trough developing over the eastern U.S. A handful of National Weather Services offices in the central United States, including the office in Valley, are playing a part in monitoring power-packed Hurricane Irma .

World Media Mexico Expels North Korean Ambassador
Author: 0 Mexico Expels North Korean Ambassador

Pyongyang's decision to carry out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test Sunday was a serious violation of worldwide law, the statement said. In a statement, the government said it had given Kim Hyong-gil 72 hours to leave Mexico in order to express its "absolute rejection" of North Korea's recent nuclear activity, describing it as a grave threat to the region and the world.

World Media Mexico expels North Korean ambassador over nuclear test
Author: 0 Mexico expels North Korean ambassador over nuclear test

Kim Hyong Gil, ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea , persona non grata, giving him 72 hours to leave the country", the statement reads. North Korea's biggest nuclear test to date was condemned around the world, with several leaders calling for new sanctions and U.S. President Donald Trump saying "appeasement" would not work.

World Media CBI files FIR against Jayanthi Natarajan for 'abuse of official position'
Author: 0 CBI files FIR against Jayanthi Natarajan for 'abuse of official position'

Natarajan, 63, who served as environment minister between July 2011 and December 2013, has been accused of flouting rules and abusing her position as environment minister to permit mining on forestland by Electrosteel Ltd, a private firm. When Natarajan had left the party, and criticised it and Gandhi, several Congress leaders had claimed she was acting under the orders of "new political masters who may have got evidence against her".

World Media Dublin rejects post-Brexit border proposal
Author: 0 Dublin rejects post-Brexit border proposal

A senior EU Brexit negotiator has stated that he is prepared to increase the pace of discussions with Britain. The U.K. and the European Union have both said they want to avoid a return to a hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland or do anything that would risk destabilizing the peace process that ended decades of violence in the 1990s.

World Media Is This Hurricane Irma?
Author: 0 Is This Hurricane Irma?

With Irma expected to reach the American south by the weekend, coastal areas in south-eastern United States were battening down the hatches and carrying out their biggest evacuation since 2005. Still, it was unclear where Irma will make landfall. He noted that the computer models have fluctuated modestly, with adjustments in the consensus track of 80km or so every day.

World Media Moncks Corner native OK in US Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Moncks Corner native OK in US Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma

Everybody on Necker Island is safe - though the island itself "sustained extensive damage". "Outside of the bunker, bathroom and bedroom doors and windows have flown 40 feet away", his son Sam wrote on Instagram. Tim Duncan's words perfectly paint the troubling situation and he's anxious that it might get much worse with another Category 5 storm on Hurricane Irma's tail.

World Media Church briefs September 9
Author: 0 Church briefs September 9

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will have Sunday services for Great Falls Stake, 1401 9th St. N.W., Two Rivers Ward at 11 a.m., 4th Ward at 1 p.m., and 5th Ward at 9 a.m.; Great Falls East Stake, 1015 15th Ave. The public is invited. For questions, contact Selena Douglass at skd@illinois.edu . Information: (858) 864-8712, tabernacles2013@gmail.com. The indoor sale will include arts and crafts, homemade jewelry and products from vendors such as Pampered Chef, Tupperware and ...

World Media Obama surprises students with visit to DC school
Author: 0 Obama surprises students with visit to DC school

As Obama wrapped up his visit, he told one of the students, "Remember what I say: Don't back down". Yesterday, our old buddy-in-chief B.O. dropped in on a McKinley Technology High School class in Washington , D.C. "You're the next generation of leaders, and we need you". However, this visit follows a statement he released earlier in the week slamming Trump's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, better known as DACA.

World Media NC governor, officials detail how state is preparing for storm
Author: 0 NC governor, officials detail how state is preparing for storm

It's moving west-northwest at 14 miles per hour. Adjutant General Robert Livingston said National Guardsmen have not yet been activated, but soldiers helping with Hurricane Harvey in Texas are returning to SC. In addition to generators, James said chainsaws, tarps, gasoline cans and cleanup supplies are going off the shelves as fast as he can get them in the store.

World Media China blasts South Korea's completion of THAAD deployment
Author: 0 China blasts South Korea's completion of THAAD deployment

In the first poll, 69 per cent of those questioned thought the North would start a war while only 24 per cent thought it would not. North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on September 9 past year, and then carried out a sixth a week ago, saying it was a hydrogen bomb that could be fitted onto a missile - prompting global condemnation and calls for further sanctions.

World Media Heavy volume of traffic escaping Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Heavy volume of traffic escaping Hurricane Irma

With mandatory evacuation of areas of coastal Georgia beginning Friday, Georgia DOT urges motorists to consider all possible evacuation routes in addition to interstate highways. The Savannah College of Art and Design is closing Friday. "But the longer you wait you could be stuck here and it could change again for the worse".

Author: 0 McCain On Trump's Deal With Dems: 'Haven't Seen Anything Like It Before'

Leaders of the Republican Study Committee, a large group of conservative lawmakers, announced their opposition to the legislation earlier on Thursday. "I think he's going to continue to work with whoever is interested in moving the ball forward to help the American people", Sanders said at a White House press briefing.

World Media Millions Of Americans' Data At Risk In Equifax Hack
Author: 0 Millions Of Americans' Data At Risk In Equifax Hack

The data breach affected 143 million Americans nationwide, and 3.8 million IN residents, he said IN a news release . Addresses, Social Security numbers , birth dates and driver's licenses were among the information stolen. The Equifax breach is not the biggest ever, but it could be the most damaging. At this time , Equifax is not explicitly telling customers whether or not their account has been hacked, just that they may have been impacted.

World Media China Backs New Sanctions Against North Korea
Author: 0 China Backs New Sanctions Against North Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae In agreed on Thursday to closely coordinate for new, tougher sanctions against North Korea , during talks in the far-eastern Russian port city of Vladivostok.

World Media Officer arrested nurse after being told to let it go
Author: 0 Officer arrested nurse after being told to let it go

The FBI said on Friday it is examining whether federal laws were violated by a Utah police detective who is shown on video assaulting and arresting a nurse after she refused to allow taking a blood sample from an unconscious patient. Gill previously said he was conducting a criminal investigation regarding the case. Wubbels was left in a squad vehicle for 20 minutes before it was discovered blood had already been drawn from the patient in question as a part of treatment, her lawyer said ...

World Media Senior Iranian cleric slams massacre of Muslims in Myanmar
Author: 0 Senior Iranian cleric slams massacre of Muslims in Myanmar

In Anantnag , an hour south of Srinagar , pro-Rohingya protests turned violent after clashes between protestors and state government forces, according to a Rising Kashmir report. Six police personnel including two officers identified as DySP Hqrs Anantnag Shri Mohd Yousuf, SI Junaid Ahmad, HC Gurdeep Singh, Ct. Shabir Ahmad, Ct.

World Media State monitoring review of Title IX rules
Author: 0 State monitoring review of Title IX rules

Jess Davidson, Managing Director of End Rape on Campus, told Huffington Post that the Title IX law "helps students understand what their rights are". This is a world where 11% of college students, and almost a quarter of female college students, are sexually assaulted. Vanderbilt University has been at the center of conversations about Title IX and campus sexual assault since 2013, when four former Vanderbilt football players were charged with raping a female student in a dorm room.

World Media China says it will back new measures against N.Korea
Author: 0 China says it will back new measures against N.Korea

Although China did not explicitly mention sanctions, the comment came as the US pushed for economic restrictions on the North and specifically its leader, Kim Jong Un. "We support the Security Council in making further reactions and taking necessary measures", he said, adding "we hope to resolve this issue through dialogue and consultation".

Author: 0 Korea marks founding anniversary with adversarial words to US

The anniversary, which marks the 1948 establishment of the North's communist government, comes about a week after it carried out its sixth nuclear test and claimed the device was a hydrogen bomb created to fit on an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the United States.

World Media Death toll of Hurricane Harvey reaches 60
Author: 0 Death toll of Hurricane Harvey reaches 60

With the help of over 100,000 donors across the United States , including recording artist Drake , who issued a video message of support to the city , Tom Brady , Ellen DeGeneres , Walmart, Tennessee Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk and Houston Rockets' Chris Paul , the campaign surpassed its initial $200,000 goal in less than two hours, and has now surpassed $11 million.

World Media Bannon: Christie Lost Cabinet Over Billy Bush Tape Reaction
Author: 0 Bannon: Christie Lost Cabinet Over Billy Bush Tape Reaction

Bannon reveals that Christie was being looked at for a cabinet position (after all, Christie had backed Trump early and often). Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, told CBS News' Charlie Rose that former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus advised Trump after the release of the bombshell "Access Hollywood" tape that he could either drop out of the race or face the worst electoral defeat in USA history.

Author: 0 Airlines Scramble to Address Price Hikes and Heavy Demand Ahead of Irma

It is unclear whether discounted fares will be offered out of Savannah Hilton Head International Airport or Hilton Head Island Airport should an evacuation order be issued in Georgia or SC, but The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette will check in with the airlines at that time.

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