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World Eyes Turn to Difficult-to-Predict Hurricane Jose
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Although the hurricane is expected to make a loop, recent long-term forecast models for Hurricane Jose are scattered around the map. The National Hurricane Center on Tuesday called it "a rather amorphous blob", situated in the Atlantic on Tuesday about 650 miles north of Puerto Rico , and its forecast path is somewhere between freakish and counterintuitive.

World Weird monkey selfie lawsuit settled in court
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In this case it looks like both Slater and Naruto stand to benefit from the selfie, although PETA notes it will continue to fight in the courts to establish rights for animals, including those over their "own creations". The dispute stemmed from an image that Naruto, who lives on a nature reserve, snapped using a camera that Slater left mounted and unattended during a 2011 trip.

World Gillibrand, Collins unveil bipartisan effort to block Trump's transgender ban
Author: 0 Gillibrand, Collins unveil bipartisan effort to block Trump's transgender ban

It remains unclear whether the measure will get a vote, since the amendment is just one of more than 300 that have been submitted. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, has joined Sen. "Gender identity should have nothing to do with it", Gillibrand, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, also said on Collins website .

World IIT Delhi and Bombay in top 200 in QS Graduate Employability Rankings
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News & World Report's 2018 Best Colleges guidebook. In August, Forbes magazine named UNG as one of the nation's top higher education institutions in their annual "America's Top Colleges" ranking - marking UNG's second appearance on the list and ranking it third among the only five University System of Georgia institutions on the list.

World After Iran, foreign minister leaves for Turkey
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On August 21, United States' President Donald Trump provided the road map to America's next South Asia strategy, mainly centered on America's Afghanistan Policy . Confronting extremism and active terrorist groups in the region and working together to establish peace, stability and security in Afghanistan through regional and multilateral political talks were among the other issues Zarif touched upon in this meeting.

World Britain to lift pay cap for police, prison officers
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But the national prison officers' union said the pay rise was actually a pay cut in real terms. Public sector workers have suffered seven long years of real pay cuts, and are thousands of pounds worse off. "We are not asking for any special favours, we are asking for justice". The Cabinet agreed today to be "flexible" about future pay awards from 2018/19, taking account of the need to hire expert staff in other departments.

World United Nations security council approves new sanctions on North Korea
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There was no chance the xenon "will have an impact on South Korea's territory or population", the agency said. Both countries could veto any new resolution. "The ability to directly threaten Tokyo with a nuclear weapon is generating a lot of domestic political concern". Moon also expressed regret over clashes between protesters and police that left dozens injured Thursday when the USA military added the four launchers to the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense System in rural Seongju.

World Missing Black Chicago Woman Found Dead In Hotel Freezer
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Hotel staff directed Martin to the police. Jenkins' relatives and friends posted about her death on social media, with several alleging that her friends at the party were involved in her death. Jenkins would have realized the freezer doors weren't the doors to an elevator or a hotel entrance, Martin said. So there's no way. The fake reports apparently originated from a fake Instagram page purporting to belong to Monifah, which appears to address the situation, saying, "I had nothing to ...

World Sales of cars, SUVs rise in August
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The overall industry registered positive sales figures last month and the two-wheeler industry, in particular, saw double digit growth in the domestic market compared to sales in August 2016. On Saturday, the GST Council approved an increase in the cess levied over and above the 28% GST on mid-sized cars by 2%, large cars by 5% and SUVs by 7%.

World Judge orders arrest of exec linked to Brazil president
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Billionaire Joesley Batista, one of the owners of JBS SA, the world´s largest meatpacker, and executive Ricardo Saud surrendered on Sunday and were arrested by Brazilian police, their lawyer said. Bloomberg noted Batista and Saud both said last week in a separate statement that the contents of the tape were not true and offered apologies for their comments.

World United Nations atomic chief says Iran meeting terms of nuclear deal
Author: 0 United Nations atomic chief says Iran meeting terms of nuclear deal

The eighth confirmation of Iran's compliance with the deal comes amid tensions between Tehran and Washington, and ahead of State Department's regular report to Congress about Iran's conduct under the auspices of JCPOA. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and her chief Donald Trump who have been seeking to downplay Tehran's loyalty to the global deal negotiated between Iran, France, Germany, Britain, the European Union, China, the U.S., and Russian Federation.

World Wisconsin National Guard to deploy to Florida
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The reservists were doing everything from spraying insecticides to fight Zika outbreaks in the storms' aftermath to flying into the hurricanes and monitoring wind speeds and other conditions, the agency said in a news release. Many of the Guard members just returned from Texas where they are credited with saving 113 people after Hurricane Harvey . "You never know what you're going to get but everyone is here, they're prepared, this is what we train for, this is what we do, this is our ...

World United States military readies for Hurricane Irma
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This afternoon, Hurricane Irma diminished from Category 4 to a Category 3 storm with winds ranging from 111 to 130 miles per hour, according to news reports. Northern Command, which is coordinating military efforts, is also "providing urban search-and-rescue capabilities in the Caribbean to assist with life-saving and life-sustaining efforts", the Pentagon statement read.

World 49ers' Week 1 loss to Panthers an eye opener for long-term rebuild
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Solomon Thomas didn't start in his National Football League debut, but he played the third-most snaps of any 49ers defensive lineman in the 23-3 loss to Carolina on Sunday. Shanahan was hired as the team's fourth coach in as many seasons and brought on John Lynch as general manager. Punter Michael Palardy drew praise from Kuechly for his three punts that netted an average of 48.7 yards.

World David Davis warns MPs not to vote against European Union withdrawal bill
Author: 0 David Davis warns MPs not to vote against European Union withdrawal bill

Critics say the bill gives the government worrying powers, because it allows ministers to fix "deficiencies" in European Union law without the parliamentary scrutiny usually needed to make or amend legislation. The people voted to leave and that is what we shall do'. " Without it, we would be approaching a cliff edge of uncertainty which is not in the interest of anyone ", he said ahead of the debate.

World India, Afghanistan agree to remain united in dealing with cross-border terrorism
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At the India-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Council meeting, the two sides are likely to review the entire gamut of relations, including the Indian humanitarian assistance to the embattled nation. Mr Modi also reiterated India's strong support to Afghanistan in fight against terrorism imposed on that country and its people. "Together they are killing our people on Afghanistan and destroying infrastructure", he said.

World Hundreds of firefighters climb to remember 9/11 heroes
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A bell was rung 343 times during the climb, one for each firefighter who died running into the Twin Towers as everyone else was trying to escape. Local 176 is extremely proud to sponsor the stair climb, and many of our members including a few Vice Presidents are participating.

World Oklahoma at Ohio State
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The Buckeyes went on to win the inaugural College Football Playoff championship with a third-string quarterback that season. He led the No. 5 Sooners to an epic upset over No. "That definitely lit a fire under us for sure", Okoronkwo said . Despite his unbelievable numbers in 2016, reigning Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson came into the season with doubts over his ability at the College level.

World Angela Merkel: Germany ready to play 'active role' in North Korea diplomacy
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Oren tweeted "British officials say Iran assists North Korean nuclear program". Unidentified senior officials told the newspaper it was "not credible" that North Korea's scientists alone could have accomplished the nuclear advances. Chancellor Angela Merkel told a newspaper she would be prepared to become involved in a diplomatic initiative to end the North Korean nuclear and missiles program, and suggested the Iran nuclear talks could be a model.

World California, three other states sue over Trump action on 'Dreamer' immigrants
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The four states filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, arguing that the Trump Administration violated the Constitution and federal laws when it rescinded DACA , according to a statement. Paul LePage in joining other states in lawsuits that run counter to his conservative views on immigration and other issues. LePage is prevented from running again because he is in his second term and is prohibited from seeking a third one by the state's term limit ...

World Hamas top leaders visit Egypt for national reconciliation
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It is still unknown how long the Hamas delegation will stay in Egypt. Last month, Hamas' new prime minister in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, said that the terror group had restored its relations with Iran, which were first severed in 2012 over differences regarding Syria.

World Looters raid Fort Lauderdale store during hurricane
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Later, the same group looted a pawn store in the same area. "We're on patrol & won't tolerate criminal activity as our community recovers from #HurricaneIrma! ". "#MDPD will FULLY authorize this check in time", the Miami-Dade Police Department declared. Every storm has its class of low life scumbags known as looters .