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World Media Iraqi parliament rejects Iraqi Kurdish referendum - lawmakers
Author: 0 Iraqi parliament rejects Iraqi Kurdish referendum - lawmakers

The referendum vote is opposed by regional neighbors Turkey, Iran and Syria, who fear the separatism in Iraq could spread to Kurdish populations within their borders. Kirkuk, an ethnically mixed city, voted last month to participate in the referendum, a move that stoked tensions with its Arab and Turkmen residents, as well as with Baghdad .

World Media Put 'greatest possible pressure' on North Korea
Author: 0 Put 'greatest possible pressure' on North Korea

Russian Federation has veto power as a permanent UN Security Council member along with China, the United States, Britain, and France. He has also publicly weighed scrapping a U.S. The difference is that these countries at least have some domestic support aligning with the goals of the sanctions. "I very much hope that common sense will prevail and that we will be working together, cooperatively, to move in the direction of resolving the issue".

World Media Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Irma
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Irma

As Hurricane Irma strengthens to a unsafe Category 5 storm , another system has formed behind it, with Tropical Storm Jose becoming the tenth named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season . The storm was about 70 miles east of Tallahassee, and 80 miles north of Cedar Key, Fla., as of the National Hurricane Center's 11 a.m. advisory . In addition, Hurricane Katia in the Gulf of Mexico has maximum sustained winds of 100 miles per hour and is expected to make landfall in ...

World Media Dutch and French Caribbean struggle with harsh conditions
Author: 0 Dutch and French Caribbean struggle with harsh conditions

Barthelemy, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte defended his government's actions, saying that authorities prioritized evacuations to ensure the safety of patients in St. As night fell on Monday, residents hurried inside, fearful of robbers roaming the streets and of the handful of men walking around yanking chains tied to aggressive dogs.

World Media Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico
Author: 0 Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico

As it does so, it will be a life-threatening storm with potentially devastating winds and deadly storm surge flooding along the coast. A direct hit by Hurricane Jose would severely hamper relief efforts in these locations at a time when humanitarian needs are highest, after many homes and businesses were destroyed by Hurricane Irma , which was the most intense storm ever to make landfall in the northern Leewards.

World Media What to expect from Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 What to expect from Hurricane Irma

A Navy aircraft carrier was due to anchor off Key West to help in search-and-rescue efforts. Video footage of the islands showed homes torn apart by sustained winds of up to 130 miles per hour (210 kph), which left the Keys without electricity, running water and cell phone service.

Author: 0 UN Security Council Unanimously Approves New North Korea Sanctions

The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said: "This will cut deep". But given the tense political atmosphere and the traditional North Korean emphasis on understanding Autarky in positive terms, North Korea may well be immune to such threats sooner rather than later, in any case.

World Media Hurricane Jose, spinning back around, could impact East Coast next week
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose, spinning back around, could impact East Coast next week

Irma has now been the subject of more than 80 advisories from the hurricane center, with the first dating back to August 30, when it was a tropical storm with sustained wind speeds of 50 miles per hour. After about day 4 or 5, there are some models that have this storm pushing closer into the Bahamas as a weaker category 1 storm. There is some additional weakening possible in the coming days, and Jose could become to a tropical storm on Tuesday.

World Media Active shooter investigation underway at Darmouth-Hitchcock Hospital
Author: 0 Active shooter investigation underway at Darmouth-Hitchcock Hospital

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon evacuated after issuing an "active shooter alert". The alert was issued just before 2pm local time Tuesday. A spokesman for the hospital, Mike Barwell, would only say they have reported "an incident" to the police and officers are responding. Stay with 22News and WWLP.com for the latest information, as it becomes available.

World Media Sharad Yadav loses fight over 'arrow' symbol as EC rejects claim
Author: 0 Sharad Yadav loses fight over 'arrow' symbol as EC rejects claim

In a setback to the Sharad Yadav-led JD (U ) camp, the Election Commission on Tuesday rejected its petition staking its claim on the party symbol "arrow". He said the poll panel told former Union Minister Sharad Yadav that "you have not produced any supporting documents to show that the group referred to in your application has adequate support of legislative wing and organsiational wings of the party so as to make it a splinter group of the party within the meaning of Paragraph 15 of the ...

World Media 4 dead, 6 missing in floods and landslides in Philippines
Author: 0 4 dead, 6 missing in floods and landslides in Philippines

Floods subsided at around 5 p.m., according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority. Flooding is possible in low-lying areas, Pagasa said. Maring and Lannie are expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

World Media Six Million Floridians Left Without Power After Irma
Author: 0 Six Million Floridians Left Without Power After Irma

Although the storm has long since departed the Keys, some of the islands are so devastated - mainly, Key Largo, which is blocking access to those Keys further west - that Florida authorities refuse to allow residents to reenter. The governor said the route also needs to be cleared of debris and sand, but should be usable fairly quickly. Irma was at one point the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the open Atlantic, with winds up to 185 miles per hour (298 kph).

World Media Myanmar assailed for Rohingya persecution
Author: 0 Myanmar assailed for Rohingya persecution

Almost 300,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh and 30,000 non-Muslim civilians have been displaced inside Myanmar after the military launched a counter-offensive following attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) insurgents on 30 police posts and an army base on August 25.

World Media Power Out For More Than 60 Percent Of Florida Homes And Businesses
Author: 0 Power Out For More Than 60 Percent Of Florida Homes And Businesses

Simons Island will be shutoff at 2 p.m. Sunday to avoid small problems becoming bigger ones. The sky will be sunny with temperatures falling from near 84 degrees at kickoff to near 77 by the end of the game. A large military airborne relief operation was being prepared to take help to the islands, which are linked by a dramatic series of bridges and causeways from Key Largo nearly 160km southwest to the city of Key West, Monroe County Emergency Director Martin Senterfitt said.

World Media Kenyan opposition MPs boycott Kenyatta's speech
Author: 0 Kenyan opposition MPs boycott Kenyatta's speech

As he spoke, opposition leaders held a rally in Kibera, the capital's largest slum, rejecting the October 17 date unless officials on the election board, whom they blame for mishandling the polls, resign. Supreme Court judges normally attend the opening of parliament but also stayed away. He said that he had a track record of respecting the justice system: "I have previously demonstrated this before, when I conceded defeat in 2002 and heeded summons from an worldwide court [ICC] when I knew ...

World Media Trump's ninth grandchild Eric 'Luke' Trump is born
Author: 0 Trump's ninth grandchild Eric 'Luke' Trump is born

The last several weeks of President Donald Trump's presidency haven't been easy. Eric Luke Trump arrived at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, according to the announcement made by the couple on Twitter . "So far today, he's tweeted about Hurricane Irma and "#FAKE NEWS!" In March, the president tweeted about the news and congratulated Eric and Lara.

World Media For Hurricane Irma, the metrics are measured in millions
Author: 0 For Hurricane Irma, the metrics are measured in millions

There is a 20% chance the storm will gain tropical characteristics if it stays organized as it moves through an unfavorable environment. A video of a meteorologist fighting against Hurricane Irma in Key West , Florida , went viral Sunday as the winds almost knocked the reporter off his feet.

World Media United Kingdom lawmakers approve European Union withdrawal bill
Author: 0 United Kingdom lawmakers approve European Union withdrawal bill

The bill is aimed at repealing the 1972 Act which took the United Kingdom into the then-European Economic Community and converting all existing EU laws into United Kingdom law. Since last night's vote, Labour has put down a raft of amendments to the bill, which aims to bring laws under United Kingdom governance. Amendments are expected to be added to the bill under pressure from backbench Conservatives and opposition members of Parliament when it moves into committee stage .

Author: 0 North Korea condemns United Nations sanctions, may be preparing 'response' cyberattack

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved tougher sanctions against North Korea following its hydrogen bomb test. "In case the USA eventually does rig up the illegal and unlawful "resolution" on harsher sanctions, the DPRK shall make absolutely sure that the US pays due price", the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in the statement.

World Media Trump outreach to Dems unsettling for GOP
Author: 0 Trump outreach to Dems unsettling for GOP

Trump is technically a Republican because he ascended through the GOP nominating process. Midterm elections often a referendum on the president, and when voters disapprove of his performance, they punish his party because his name isn't on the ballot.

World Media Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday
Author: 0 Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday

The man was standing outside when a man or boy came up and shot him, according to police. The man was hit in his back and arm and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition, police said. and South Yale around 11:40 p.m. Saturday when two people came out of an alley and started shooting. The woman was hit in her legs and she was taken to Holy Cross Hospital.

World Media California to file suit challenging end of DACA
Author: 0 California to file suit challenging end of DACA

On the other hand, a law has been broken. The Dreamer Initiative will cover the $495 fee the government charges for permits that allow immigrants , brought here illegally as children, to work or attend school. JR also posted a video of the real Kikito visiting the installation, as well as a series of photos he was sent showing people posing at the site.

World Media North Korea sanctions: United Nations council unanimously agrees on new measures
Author: 0 North Korea sanctions: United Nations council unanimously agrees on new measures

They seem intent on developing their nuclear weapons capability to a point where maybe they'll have some leverage going into any negotiations. "We think it's a big mistake to underestimate this Russia, China initiative". To kick-start talks, China and Russian Federation have proposed a dual suspension of North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile testing, as well as USA and South Korean military exercises.

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