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by | September 14, 2017 | 13:55

FPL, the state's largest utility, said its outages dropped to around 1.9 million customers on Wednesday from a peak of more than 3.6 million on Monday. Rescue crews from several area municipalities were going door to door in 94-degree (34 Celsius) heat to perform welfare checks, and a massive water, ice and meal distribution plan was already enacted.

by | September 14, 2017 | 13:52

Catalonia's regional police force is under orders to arrest the mayors if they refuse to appear for questioning, State Prosecutor Jose Manuel Maza's office said. It argues that Spain's 1978 constitution stipulates that regional governments can not call an independence referendum. After passing a law in their regional parliament, "if the "Yes" vote succeeds, after counting the votes, we will declare independence 48 hours later", said Marta Robera, an MP from the Leftist party in the Catalan ...

by | September 14, 2017 | 13:53

Referring to a document attached in Volume IX of the investigation report compiled by a six-member joint investigation team (JIT), another judge Justice Ijazul Ahsan said: "An account was opened by the company to disburse his remuneration and in August 2013 the salary was transferred [into the account]".

by | September 14, 2017 | 13:36

Speaking to CNN on Wednesday, Clinton said Comey's handling of two high-profile investigations that shaped last year's permanently changed the history. Did you vote in the election? The investigation was reopened after investigators found potentially relevant material on a computer belonging to Abedin's estranged husband, Anthony Weiner.

by | September 14, 2017 | 13:20

The annual Rapid Trident military exercises, taking place in the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv until September 23, involve an "unprecedented" number of 2,500 soldiers from 15 countries, the Ukrainian military said in a statement. The Zapad 2017 military exercise is held on the border with Poland, Lithuania and Belarus . According to official data, 12,700 troops, including some 3,000 from Russian Federation, and around 50 aircraft are to take part in the drills, but Polish observers have ...

by | September 14, 2017 | 12:49

Spicer also addressed President Trump's frequent social media posting habits, saying there were times were he may "have wanted to go to bed", only to notice a new Trump tweet and think: "This is going to be a longer night". "You don't have to worry about him". Spicer also said at the time that " sometimes we can disagree with the facts ". "I don't think it was probably the best start, no", Spicer said, smiling.

by | September 14, 2017 | 12:47

FPL said a workforce of almost 19,500 has been working around the clock to restore electricity to all customers. "Men in hard hats are attractive!" said one of the women, obviously just joking with the Wisconsin men, but also making it clear that she would like it if they would get the power turned back on at her house.

by | September 14, 2017 | 12:39

This was announced by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against the background of a referendum in Iraq about Kurdish independence, which the authorities in Baghdad oppose, Reuters reported. The Iraqi government also believes that holding the poll would violate the terms of the country's national charter. "The KRG should be aware that there will most certainly be a price to pay for insisting on its approach for a referendum despite all our friendly recommendations", the ministry ...

by | September 14, 2017 | 10:22

As many as eight bodies were fished and many others feared dead. Rescue operations are now underway with a team of NDRF on the spot. Sixteen rescued people have been sent to nearby hospitals. A villagers claimed that due to overcrowding the boat tragedy occurred. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the kin of the deceased, ANI reported.

by | September 14, 2017 | 09:31

Guterres said the situation in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine was best described as ethnic cleansing . "We will do all we can to ease the suffering of the Rohingya refugees". "In neighbouring Myanmar, lakhs of Rohingya Muslims have taken refuge in Bangladesh and in some states of India due to continued unrest in their homee landd".

by | September 14, 2017 | 09:26

Almost 300,000 Rohingya refugees fled to Bangladesh after the Myanmar Army unleashed a "clearance operation" in Rakhine state in response to attacks by Rohingya militants on security posts on August 25. The Rohingya are one of Myanmar's many ethnic minorities in the Buddhist-majority nation. "The government of Myanmar shall be made to taste what our Muslim brothers have tasted".

by | September 14, 2017 | 09:10

Seibert said Germany remained ready to support discussions about ways to find a peaceful solution to the crisis, noting that Berlin was one of few countries with diplomatic ties to North Korea. "If our participation in talks is wanted, I will say yes immediately", Merkel said in an interview published Sunday in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper.

by | September 14, 2017 | 09:08

It has baffled experts ever since Preeti Desai, who works for the National Audubon Society, asked "biology Twitter " what the animal was when she posted photos online. She said: "This is the kind of thing that's ideal for Twitter - there are so many scientists and researchers on the platform and they're very willing to jump in and figure out things like this".

by | September 14, 2017 | 09:11

In this instance, Flynn's connections with Russia are a major part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The elder Flynn always has looked like a promising avenue through which investigators might get to parts of the truth of what really happened between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

by | September 14, 2017 | 09:10

A Coast Guard C-130 drops off teams from the state of Florida , Health and Human Services, and FEMA in Key West. FEMA / COURTESY PHOTO Florida residents with losses due to Hurricane Irma in Collier, Charlotte, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Miami- Dade, Monroe, Pinellas and Sarasota counties can register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency , according to state and federal officials.

by | September 14, 2017 | 07:05

Most airports in Florida have reopened, including Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Tampa, Sarasota and Jacksonville . Four cruise ships that were delayed due to the storm are scheduled to return to Port Everglades today and Wednesday. The damage in his city and in his neighborhood on Cudjoe Key didn't match those dire numbers, he said. Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the more distant reaches of the Keys, and an aircraft carrier was positioned off Key West to help.

by | September 14, 2017 | 07:05

The experts who signed the letter, though, described the agreement as "an effective and verifiable arrangement that is a net plus for global nuclear nonproliferation efforts" and warned against leaving it. Last week, Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, called the deal a "very flawed and very limited agreement" and contended that "Iran has been caught in multiple violations over the past year-and-a-half".

by | September 14, 2017 | 07:04

Kenny Chesney's home in the U.S. Virgin Islands has been destroyed by Hurricane Irma. Nobody who sheltered inside the home was injured, but Chesney said he was shocked to learn the sturdy house, built of brick, stone and concrete, did not survive the hurricane.

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:46

Labrador said without the "leverage" of a DACA solution, nothing will force Democrats to accept other reforms. But the failure of the GOP health-care legislation, which included a almost $1 trillion revenue cut, has scrambled party leaders' plans.

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:44

Riguardo ai 100 mila espatriati nordcoreani, si chiede di non rinnovare, sebbene non immediatamente, i loro contratti. Il Paese , inoltre, avrebbe "perfezionato" le armi termonucleari. Un missile del genere ha finito la sua traiettoria, lo scorso febbraio, nelle acque del mar del Giappone . La potenzialità dell' Hwasong-14 testata il 28 luglio la rende l'arma che cambia il gioco, come si vede nello schema realizzato dal The Guardian.

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:40

The resolution is seen as backlash from President Trump's ambiguous response to the violence in Charlottesville last August, in which a 32-year-old woman who was killed by a neo-Nazi who drove into a crowd of demonstrators. A companion version with identical language was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last week by Reps. The resolution, approved unanimously Monday night, recognizes a woman who was killed August 12 and 19 other people who were injured after a vehicle allegedly ...

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:30

The customs officers were arrested on Wednesdays with two counts for sexually abusing co-workers and for alleged attacks on two male victims. Officers who have reported being hazing victims said the abuse happened for years. The victim was unable to push Perez off him, but eventually got free when the CBP officers backed off and let him leave. Federal prosecutors describe another alleged incident on November 30, 2016 when a second victim who was assigned to the Port Director staff when to ...

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:28

Trump writes , "Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody (and every thing) but herself for her election loss". "The memos that Comey leaked were created on a Federal Bureau of Investigation computer while he was the director", Sanders said during Wednesday's briefing.

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:21

Were there lots of other issues and this whole interference by Russian Federation is still an issue. "If you need proof that America can still get it right, there it is", Clinton writes . This week will mark Clinton's seventh time writing a book and telling her story, and many Democrats - even some Republicans - are loathed to hear Clinton on the travel circuit once again telling her story.

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:15

Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero and Dominican President Danilo Medina invited both sides to restart dialogue in the Caribbean nation, while United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has also welcomed the move. "To enter into serious negotiation, we demand immediate actions that demonstrate a real willingness to resolve the national problems and not to win time".

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:15

But we're willing to withhold judgment until we see more of the kind of deal-making Trump promised to help drain the "swamp". Now, it might not work out, in which case, we'll try and do them without. If Republicans can't produce results with control of both houses, Trump will involve Democrats in the mix. This included not supporting tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans and any related legislation that raises the deficit.

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:06

He said they can subpoena the bank documents and other related documents after the panel votes on the sufficiency in substance and in form of the complaint and once probable cause is determined. "The democracy won. And so the complaint is deemed insufficient in form and therefore dismissed for the same reason", Umali said. The complaint was endorsed by sixteen lawmakers on September 4.

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:01

They also met on the sidelines on the G20 summit in July. Trump is scheduled to attend summit meetings at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum on November 10-11 in Vietnam and the East Asia Summit in the Philippines that follows. But on Monday, the U.N. Security Council adopted a watered-down version of the USA proposals with caps on North Korea's oil imports and a ban on textile exports.

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:02

Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reaffirmed that action will be taken with regard to deportation of Rohingyas , who are considered to be a security threat to Jammu and Kashmir. India now has about 40,000 Rohingyas who have escaped in recent years from the rising violence against them in Myanmar and entered the country through the North East border.

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:02

As of Tuesday afternoon, FPL's website showed 183,100 of its 210,700 Collier County customers were still without power. FPL held a news conference Wednesday saying that of the 4.4 million customers that were without power after Hurricane Irma, that in a matter of 2 days, more than 60 percent of that has been restored.

by | September 14, 2017 | 05:59

For more than a week - 8.5 days - Irma was a major hurricane, which Klotzbach says puts it second only to Hurricane Ivan in 2004 in the satellite era (which began in 1966). However, many forecasters anticipate that later this week Jose will move west-northwest toward the Bahamas, which is now in the five-day cone of uncertainty, and potentially, South Florida.

by | September 14, 2017 | 05:54

Police and fire department work at the religious school after a fire broke out in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia. More than 20 pupils and teachers died the 5.30am fire at the Pusat Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah religious school in Jalan Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur , today.

by | September 14, 2017 | 05:52

Trudeau stressed the state counsellor's particular importance as a moral and political leader, the Canadian Prime Minister Office said in a news release. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), 313,000 refugees have already entered Bangladesh from Myanmar. MJC deputy president Moulana Abdul Khaliq Allie said they were proud that South Africans came out in support of the Rohingya.

by | September 14, 2017 | 05:51

As people in Florida , the Caribbean and the South cope with the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, another hurricane is spinning in the Atlantic, and forecasters aren't certain if it will impact the U.S. "I think Jose will turn more to the north and hopefully just stay away from the U.S.", Schwenneker said. Debris and a washout of the road have isolated Big Pine from the other Keys .

by | September 14, 2017 | 05:05

In November, the Supreme Court would hear petitions challenging various aspects of Aadhaar. Jaitley said these "Basic Banking Accounts" could get overdraft facility of Rs 5,000. Distribution of social benefits using Aadhaar data was cited as a reasonable restriction in the judgement, he said. The number of zero-balance accounts has now fallen to 20 percent of all accounts, he said.