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World Media Norway's ruling party wins general election
Author: 0 Norway's ruling party wins general election

The election proved a disappointment for the Green party , widely seen as a potential kingmaker, which campaigned to halt all new oil and gas exploration and, within 15 years, phase out the sector that made Norway rich. Solberg and her junior coalition partner, the right-wing populist Progress Party, have been backed during the past four years by the centrist Liberals and Christian Democrats.

World Media United Nations passes fresh sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 United Nations passes fresh sanctions on North Korea

If it proves it can live in peace, the world will live in peace with it. If North Korea continues its unsafe path, we will continue with further pressure. Russian Federation argues that sanctions aren't working and President Vladimir Putin expressed concern last week that a total oil cutoff could hurt the North Korean people.

World Media China Reluctant to Back Oil Embargo on North Korea
Author: 0 China Reluctant to Back Oil Embargo on North Korea

The American leader declared "now is not the time to talk to North Korea ", according to a White House readout, released shortly before Trump's call with Xi. But Beijing and Moscow's support for such tough action was doubtful. US President Donald Trump warned Thursday that it would be a "very sad day" for North Korea if he responded to its provocations with military action.

World Media USA said to water down North Korea sanctions draft before United Nations vote
Author: 0 USA said to water down North Korea sanctions draft before United Nations vote

It no longer proposes blacklisting Kim and reduces sanctions on oil and gas, a draft reviewed by Reuters shows but still proposes a ban on textile exports. The experts say North Korea is also reportedly continuing prohibited nuclear activities with weapons-grade fissile material production at the Yongbyon nuclear complex, as well as construction at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site and a uranium mine in Pyongsan.

Author: 0 Irma brings tornado watches to parts of SC, including Midlands

Nelson, Florida Democrat, said on MSNBC. A third storm, Katia, made landfall late Friday north of Tecolutla, Mexico, as a Category 1 hurricane but weakened to a tropical depression Saturday , the hurricane center said . Irma, which killed at least 22 people as it tore through Caribbean islands toward Florida, has already claimed at least one life in the state. Originally, FPL had crews based in Lake City, but as the storm continues moving west, they're now moving those crews ...

World Media Hurricane Irma vs. Hurricane Andrew: Which was worse?
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma vs. Hurricane Andrew: Which was worse?

Irma then made the turn north and crashed across the Florida Keys on Sunday morning as a Category 4 storm, then hit the USA mainland on Sunday afternoon at Marco Island. "This stuff right here is the reason why next storm they aren't going to get people out of the Keys", said the man, who identified himself as a Cudjoe Key resident but did not want to give his name.

World Media Hurricane Irma Pummels Florida; 'This One Scares Me'
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Pummels Florida; 'This One Scares Me'

A storm surge is a gradual rise in the water level caused by a major storm's wind as it gets closer to shore. City officials said it would have taken about two weeks to move the massive equipment. In the dark: Most of the city (72%) is without power, the mayor said . The figure represents nearly 60% of the state's electricity users, who were still experiencing power outage as of 9 p.m.

World Media Hurricane Jose: Track takes Category 4 storm close to islands
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose: Track takes Category 4 storm close to islands

National Hurricane Center (NHC) in an update at 11 a.m. ET Friday. A hurricane watch is in effect for Antigua and Barbuda, and a tropical storm watch is in effect for Anguilla, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis and Saba and St. It was no immediate threat to land, though the forecast track showed it could affect the Irma-blasted Leeward Islands over the weekend. On Saturday, it could strike or at least brush some of the same islands in the northern Lesser Antilles decimated by Irma on Tuesday ...

World Media Mostly sunny and warm this week
Author: 0 Mostly sunny and warm this week

Chance of precipitation is 30%. Cloudy, with a low around 59. It will continue to be breezy with winds out of the east and northeast with gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Wednesday , a 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

World Media Malala Calls For Defence Of Rohingya
Author: 0 Malala Calls For Defence Of Rohingya

With 75,000 Rohingya fleeing from Myanmar last October after a similar incident, some 345,000 Rohingya - a third of the entire Myanmar Rohingya population - have now fled their country to neighbouring Bangladesh in the past year. One of the leaflets called on the Tunisian government, along with "friendly countries", to intervene to stop the oppression in Myanmar. Relatives said she had stepped on a landmine.

World Media UCF vs. Georgia Tech game canceled because of Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 UCF vs. Georgia Tech game canceled because of Hurricane Irma

The school previously called off its game against Memphis on Friday in anticipation for the storm - leaving the Knights with just 10 games left this season. "We're honored to host the National Guard and play a part in helping our community and state recover from Irma", UCF athletic director Danny White said in a release.

World Media Man bragged about killing woman
Author: 0 Man bragged about killing woman

Adams' trial is scheduled to begin Monday. "Somebody in full disguise has Holly", Karen Bobo could be heard hollering in the telephone call. A dramatic breakdown interrupted the Holly Bobo murder trial Monday afternoon. Adams' brother, John Dylan Adams, and another man, Jason Autry, also are charged with kidnapping, rape and murder in the case. "There are real problems with his story".

World Media NDP budget update raises spending by $2.7 billion
Author: 0 NDP budget update raises spending by $2.7 billion

She said that private-sector forecasters expect B.C.to rank near the top of the provincial rankings in economic growth in 2017 and 2018. "This budget update is a start as we move towards a full budget in February because this is your money; you worked hard for it".

World Media A state of unhappiness
Author: 0 A state of unhappiness

Not only did New Jersey rank sixth overall, it also has the second lowest suicide rate, the second lowest share of adult depression and the third lowest divorce rate, according to the study. While the summary of that data is helpful - spoiler: Minnesota is the happiest state, and West Virginia is the unhappiest - it's those key metrics that provide the most insight into life in each state.

World Media Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane

As the strongest Atlantic hurricane in recorded history continues to wreak havoc in the Caribbean, two more threats have emerged in the form of hurricanes Jose and Katia. Hurricane-force winds extend out 15 miles from the storm's center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles. It's the 10th tropical storm of the season with maximum sustained winds of 60mph.

World Media Irma knocks out power to over 1.3 million customers in Florida
Author: 0 Irma knocks out power to over 1.3 million customers in Florida

The National Hurricane Center's forecasts for Irma consist of a timeline for when the center of the storm will be located in a certain spot at a certain time. There is also the deadly-and sneaky-threat of storm surge across coastal areas in Florida . The woman, who hasn't been identified publicly, first called emergency services at 3:23 a.m.

Author: 0 Florida woman delivers own baby at home as Irma rages

But as Irma closed in, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said the city did everything it could to get people out of the coastal areas, known as Zone A. Forecasters are predicting sustained winds of 30 to 45 miles per hour with gusts of 45 to 60 miles per hour, downed trees and power outages in those areas.

World Media Taiwan activist stands trial in China for state subversion
Author: 0 Taiwan activist stands trial in China for state subversion

Lee Ching-yu, wife of detained NGO activist Lee Ming-cheh, displaying a tattoo whichs reads "I am proud of you, Lee Ming-cheh", after attending his trial in Yueyang, in China's central Hunan province. He has conducted online lectures on Taiwan's democratization and managed a fund for families of political prisoners in China. Patrick Poon, a researcher at Amnesty International, called Lee's trial-which was broadcast (link in Chinese) over social networking site Weibo-a "typical sham trial ...

World Media Nitish talks to mother and uncle of Pradyumna
Author: 0 Nitish talks to mother and uncle of Pradyumna

The petitioner-father contended that though an FIR was registered on September 8 and a bus conductor was arrested, "the entire investigation stands concocted, fabricated and manipulated and even basic fundamentals of investigations are not being followed".

World Media Dennis Rodman could save us all from Nuclear War
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman could save us all from Nuclear War

The United States circulated the proposed resolution to the 14 other council members two days after Ambassador Nikki Haley called for the "strongest possible measures" to be imposed on North Korea. President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation told South Korea President Moon Jae-in at an economic conference on Wednesday that new economic sanctions and global pressure against North Korea would not help to denuclearize the country, saying it would only hurt the North Korean people.

World Media UN Security Council to Vote on New North Korea Sanctions
Author: 0 UN Security Council to Vote on New North Korea Sanctions

Washington wants to put more pressure on the North by imposing an oil embargo and freezing assets of the country's leader, Kim Jong-un. Since 2006, the Security Council has unanimously adopted eight resolutions ratcheting up sanctions on North Korea over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs.

World Media Moon, Trump Discuss Response to N.Korea's Nuke Test
Author: 0 Moon, Trump Discuss Response to N.Korea's Nuke Test

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity, citing department rules. These are in addition to two THAAD launchers already in place at the country's Seongju base. he doesn't always mean what he says ... don't take him literally". The White House said that in a phone call with South Korean's president on Monday, Trump gave approval "in principle" to lifting previous restrictions on South Korean missile payloads and to approving "many billions" in weapons sales to South Korea.

World Media 410000+ customers without power — Georgia Power
Author: 0 410000+ customers without power — Georgia Power

More than 7,000 individual cases of damage or trouble (including broken poles and lines) the company is working to fix. The utility company says it must wait until conditions are safe for damage assessment teams to enter the field and begin the restoration process followed by fix crews, which could take several days.

World Media Flags will fly at half-staff in honor of 9/11
Author: 0 Flags will fly at half-staff in honor of 9/11

Flags will be at half-staff on the Capitol Building and in the Capitol Complex, as well as on all public buildings, grounds, and facilities. "Ann and I honor and remember these heroes, their families, our nation's first responders and the dedication of our veterans and military members who are now serving".

World Media Remnants of Irma move into central IN by mid-week
Author: 0 Remnants of Irma move into central IN by mid-week

Hurricane Irma pounded the Florida peninsula Sunday and the remnants of the storm were expected to move through the Southeast on its way to southern IN by 2 p.m. Less than a half-inch is likely to fall across Upstate, the Weather Prediction Center said . The chance for passing showers should continue Wednesday .

World Media Peru expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear test blast
Author: 0 Peru expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear test blast

If implemented the sanctions will be the toughest-ever yet on the North Korean regime. North Korea has warned the U.S. that it will suffer the "greatest pain" if fresh sanctions are imposed. Pyongyang's drive to stage a slew of brazen tests in recent months, which contravene existing United Nations sanctions, has sparked surging tensions over the country's weapons programme.

World Media VP Pence pays respects to 9/11 victims in Pa.
Author: 0 VP Pence pays respects to 9/11 victims in Pa.

In New York, the Pentagon, Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and across the nation citizens paused to reflect on the tragic events of that day. Pence said President Donald Trump asked him to attend the ceremony in Pennsylvania. "To the families of the fallen, as President Trump promised this morning, I say now: The memory of your loved ones will never die". He noted "we don't refer to the passengers and crew members as victims.They were heroes.They stood up and fought" and did not allow ...

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