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World Media Saudi Arabia allegedly funded a 'dry run' for 9/11
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia allegedly funded a 'dry run' for 9/11

The complaint, filed on behalf of 1,400 family members of the victims, stated that the Saudi Government paid two nationals, posing as students in the United States, to take a flight from Phoenix to Washington and test out flight deck security before 9/11.

World Media North Korea crisis can be solved with 'common sense' - Putin
Author: 0 North Korea crisis can be solved with 'common sense' - Putin

Mr Putin's comments came after North Korea was seen moving what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile towards its west coast, a report said. In the conversation, Moon said that cutting off North Korea's oil supply must be given serious consideration. The proposed measures, which are set to be discussed on Monday, also include a ban on the country exporting textiles and the hiring of North Korean workers overseas.

World Media Hundreds of firefighters climb to remember 9/11 heroes
Author: 0 Hundreds of firefighters climb to remember 9/11 heroes

Participants carried lanyards with them bearing the name and the company number of the NY firefighters they climbed on behalf of. Brown is a Merrimack firefighter. Tulsa firefighters say when one becomes a firefighter, they join a brotherhood beyond city and state lines. The 9-11 Stair Climbs are organized to "ensure that the fallen firefighters of September 11 are never forgotten", according to the organization that says the group completes their journey through dedication, training and ...

World Media Hurricane Jose moving in Atlantic, expected to shift away from Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose moving in Atlantic, expected to shift away from Puerto Rico

Nicholas to Port-Au-Prince. A spokesman told the Herald that while shutting down a reactor takes a lot of time, it would be done well in advance of the storm making landfall, if it were confirmed. Dropsonde observations - readings from instruments dropped into the storm by the hurricane hunter aircraft - indicated that the pressure rose a few millibars this morning, but the most recent aircraft report shows that the pressure has fallen to 914 millibars.

World Media Volkswagen plans all-electric vehicle range by 2030
Author: 0 Volkswagen plans all-electric vehicle range by 2030

Volkswagen chief Matthias Mueller said: "A company like Volkswagen must lead, not follow". What do you think of the rise of electric vehicles? Both the United Kingdom and France have already announced plans to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2040, as part of efforts to reduce pollution and carbon emissions.

Author: 0 Irma's wrath confirms Trump's wisdom in cutting that deal with Democrats

Already approved by the Senate on Thursday, the deal also raises the USA government's debt ceiling and allows it to continue financing federal spending programs until December 8, the new deadline for a deal on both issues. "He - he wants to say, I want to raise the limit, dad, and I don't want to even - have to even talk to you about it", he told host Chris Wallace". "They want to see some dialogue".

World Media Hurricane Irma Expected to Hang a Right Today
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Expected to Hang a Right Today

The coast of SC is under a storm surge watch, and Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered mandatory evacuations of barrier islands in anticipation of extreme weather. "I would highly encourage citizens to begin making provisions". I have all my mother's antiques. No evacuations had been declared yet in SC, which was last hit by a major hurricane about 28 years ago.

World Media California Crushes Dreams of Weed Drone Delivery
Author: 0 California Crushes Dreams of Weed Drone Delivery

The California Bureau of Cannabis Control recently declared that weed deliveries can not be made by autonomous vehicles - that includes UAVs and unmanned self-driving cars. While the rules are decidedly unchill, early regulations from the Bureau of Cannabis Control will help prove the state is being careful to avoid becoming a complete Wild Westworld of robots screwing up weed deliveries.

World Media Philadelphia dad killed while protecting 2-year-old from carjackers
Author: 0 Philadelphia dad killed while protecting 2-year-old from carjackers

Police said Grandzol was shot twice in the face at point-blank range, in front of his daughter, who was still in the vehicle. The suspects were well known to police because of prior arrests, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer . "We're going to miss him so dearly", neighbor Yee Wan told CBS Philadelphia. "He was a fabulous person. A husband and a father was murdered three block from my home", he said.

World Media Hurricane makes second Florida landfall
Author: 0 Hurricane makes second Florida landfall

The hurricane killed 24 people on its destructive trek across the Caribbean. During its passage through the Caribbean en route to Florida , Irma was ranked at the rare top end of the scale of hurricane intensity, a Category 5, for days.

World Media Hurricane Irma: Where is it going?
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma: Where is it going?

In storm-battered towns up and down Florida's western shores - from Naples and Fort Myers north through Sarasota, Tampa and St. Petersburg - residents huddled with relatives, neighbours and pets to ride out a hurricane that had ranked as one of the Atlantic's most powerful in a century.

World Media Trump administration asks top court to lift refugee ban limits
Author: 0 Trump administration asks top court to lift refugee ban limits

But the 9th Circuit last week ruled that refugees who have relationships with a resettlement agency should be exempt from Trump's order, dealing a setback to his quest to lock most aspiring refugees out of the United States. Last week, a federal appeals court panel weighed in, deciding the administration could block neither grandparents nor refugees with assurances. The debates here, now before the Supreme Court, have centered around what constitutes such a "bona fide relationship".

World Media Japanese PM, Modi to lay foundation for Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train
Author: 0 Japanese PM, Modi to lay foundation for Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train

In a packed itinerary, Prime Minister Abe and his host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would arrive in Ahmedabad on Wednesday afternoon and shall visit Mahatma Gandhi's abode Sabarmati Ashram later in the evening. But India and Japan and their partnership provide a certainty in the region and beyond". An MoU has already been signed between Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and India's Railway Ministry for the 508-km corridor, of which two-thirds is expected to fall ...

World Media Catfish litter streets of Florida as Hurricane Irma hits mainland
Author: 0 Catfish litter streets of Florida as Hurricane Irma hits mainland

The highest winds will be along the I-77 corridor westward. A flash flood watch is in effect Monday morning through Tuesday morning for northeast Georgia , along with northern Oconee County, and southern Jackson, Henderson, Transylvania, and the high elevations of Polk, Rutherford, and McDowell counties for Monday into Tuesday morning.

World Media Irma weakens further, but what do we expect for SC?
Author: 0 Irma weakens further, but what do we expect for SC?

SC could be impacted by severe weather, including tornadoes , heavy rains, flooding and high winds as the system makes its way through the Southeast. The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of Middle Tennessee. Deal announced Saturday that he was adding an additional 65 northern counties to the declaration , and all state government will be closed Monday and Tuesday for all employees except essential personnel.

World Media Scenes from dueling protests in downtown Portland, Vancouver on Sunday
Author: 0 Scenes from dueling protests in downtown Portland, Vancouver on Sunday

Police responded with pepper spray and warnings that the crowd would be arrested if it didn't disperse. At the last minute, the event was moved to Vancouver, Washington, on the other side of the Columbia River. Police said demonstrators threw projectiles and smoke bomb - and knocked down a fence that police had put up. Two officers suffered minor injuries.

World Media Deal expands state of emergency to include all 159 counties
Author: 0 Deal expands state of emergency to include all 159 counties

Cooper also echoed today's Nation Weather Service warnings of severe rip currents and risky surf along the southeastern coast, including Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties. Irma's track shifted late Friday and early Saturday. Naples, Fort Myers and Tampa are now expected to bear the brunt of the storm. The National Hurricane Center placed the entire Georgia coast under a hurricane watch Saturday as residents packed their cars and trickled onto the highways in six counties under a ...

World Media Irma loses hurricane status but keeps spreading misery
Author: 0 Irma loses hurricane status but keeps spreading misery

Irma's center would cross the eastern Florida Panhandle into southern Georgia on Monday afternoon, then move through southwestern Georgia and eastern Alabama on Monday evening and Tuesday, the NHC forecast. Although the storm veered to the west, sparing South Florida the catastrophe of a direct hit, it was so wide that the region had to endure a long day of hurricane-force gusts, heavy rains and unsafe storm surges.

World Media 30 injured after two trains collide in Switzerland
Author: 0 30 injured after two trains collide in Switzerland

The collision is said to have happened in a station between Goschenen and Andermatt and the route has been closed following the crash at around 11.30am, local time. In 2010, a train on the Glacier Express service that is part of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, derailed due to speeding. Around 100 passengers were on one of the trains when the two came together at the station.

World Media Christian parents say son became 'ill and stressed' over a transgender student
Author: 0 Christian parents say son became 'ill and stressed' over a transgender student

They are also set to argue that to school has acted without due regard to the best interests of their son and has failed to consult other parents. "We believe it is wrong to encourage very young children to embrace transgenderism ". "There are a lot of people who are very angry about what is going on in our schools, but they are too afraid of voicing their opinions". "Our schools are inclusive, safe spaces where pupils learn to respect diversity of all kinds".

World Media Somali army repels al-Shabab after attack on military base
Author: 0 Somali army repels al-Shabab after attack on military base

The Al-Shabaab armed group attacked a border town and ambushed a Somali military base killing 10, Reuters reported. The death toll on both sides could still rise, however, he added. Somalia has been at war since 1991, when clan-based militias overthrew long-time leader Siad Barre and then turned on each other. The Takfiri militant group was forced out of the capital by the African Union troops in 2011, but still controls parts of the countryside and carries out attacks against ...

World Media Khawaja Asif leaves for Iran on one-day visit
Author: 0 Khawaja Asif leaves for Iran on one-day visit

He will also discuss US President Donald Trump's new strategy in Afghanistan with the Iranian leaders . " Pakistan had to manage the blowback of a protracted conflict in Afghanistan that resulted in deluge of refugees, flow of drugs and arms and more recently in the shape of terrorist safe havens in eastern Afghanistan from where anti-Pakistan terrorist groups continue to operate and launch attacks inside Pakistan", the committee observed.

World Media Iran urges immediate halt to violence against Myanmar Muslims
Author: 0 Iran urges immediate halt to violence against Myanmar Muslims

He called on all dignitaries, groups, parties, movements, Muslim world countries, the OIC and the Human Rights Watch as well as the UN Secretary General António Guterres to utilize all their capabilities and diplomatic means to exert more pressure on the government of Myanmar in order to prevent further crimes against the Rohingya Muslims.

World Media Fear grows for another missile test
Author: 0 Fear grows for another missile test

Last week, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un ordered the production of more rocket warheads and engines, shortly after the United States suggested that its threats of military action and sanctions were having an impact on Pyongyang's behavior.

World Media Local cities enact emergency curfews ahead of Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Local cities enact emergency curfews ahead of Hurricane Irma

Lee County has implemented the curfew to protect its residents and business owners during and after Hurricane Irma. In a news conference, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs said the damage from Irma was "worse than Charley". Trees and power lines were down across Orange County, and floods cut off roads to a neighborhood . Emergency crews stressed that they won't be able to respond if winds reach 50 miles per hour, citing safety reasons.

World Media US adds launchers to THAAD in S. Korea
Author: 0 US adds launchers to THAAD in S. Korea

US President Donald Trump agreed "in principle" to scrap a warhead weight limit on South Korea's missiles in the wake of North Korea's sixth nuclear test, the White House said on Monday. Sanctions on North Korea have been tried, and failed. This is the driving force behind Moscow opposing the deployment of the cutting-edge Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile system by USA military forces in South Korea, and expressing concern Japan was considering installing the Aegis Ashore ...

World Media Putin Reluctant To Cut Off North Korean Oil Supplies
Author: 0 Putin Reluctant To Cut Off North Korean Oil Supplies

Yet, to my surprise, many experts I met in Seoul in recent weeks displayed an uncanny sense of optimism. "I can say for sure that there will be no war on the Korean peninsula again", Moon said . Correction: a previous version story wrongly attributed the headline quote to the South Korean defense minister, not the prime minister. "The explosive power of the North's nuclear test is estimated to be 50 kilotons", a senior ministry official told lawmakers at an emergency parliamentary ...

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