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World Media Pope Francis begins visit to war-torn Colombia
Author: 0 Pope Francis begins visit to war-torn Colombia

With no police line in sight, Francis was practically mobbed by well-wishers, though he seemed to revel in the outpouring of emotion from people showering him with flowers, red-yellow-and-blue Colombian flags and shouts of "Viva Francisco".

World Media Martin's famous airport badly damaged by Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Martin's famous airport badly damaged by Hurricane Irma

An AFP photographer saw a crowd of around a dozen people breaking into a mini-supermarket in the Quartier-d'Orleans area of the island on Thursday. Maho Beach, where tourists take photos under jets landing on the island's 7,500-foot runway, is entirely underwater in recent photos.

World Media Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi's silence
Author: 0 Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi's silence

Some critics have even called for Suu Kyi's Nobel Prize to be withdrawn. But neither the Trump administration nor lawmakers are readying sanctions or levying real pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi's government. Buddhism has largely escaped this by identifying them as nonviolent and loving ones until Times Magazine put the spotlight by its cover story entitled "The Face of the Buddhist Terror".

Author: 0 NASCAR Xfinity Series Odds: Virginia 529 College Savings 250 9/7/17

But keep an eye on rookie Erik Jones , who enters Richmond riding a streak of five consecutive top-10 finishes and almost won August 19 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Jones has had an incredibly quiet and consistent season for a rookie. Chase Elliott , Matt Kenseth and Jamie McMurray now hold the last three playoff spots and can not be passed in the points standings.

World Media GA governor issues evacuation orders for 30 counties
Author: 0 GA governor issues evacuation orders for 30 counties

The largest barrier island involved in the evacuation is Hilton Head, which has more than 40,000 permanent residents. The populations of the popular tourist destinations swell with visitors, but McMaster said it's unknown how many people are on the islands as of Friday.

World Media Harvey, 104, and Irma, 93, get their moment in the spotlight
Author: 0 Harvey, 104, and Irma, 93, get their moment in the spotlight

Decades before their similarly-named hurricanes made news, Harvey took a trip to Spokane, [Washington],(http://www.brides.com/story/earthy-real-wedding-cacade-mountains) to visit his brother's duplex and just so happened to meet Irma, who was living with her sister in the apartment below.

World Media Florida: two nuclear power plants in the path of the hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Florida: two nuclear power plants in the path of the hurricane Irma

MIAMI | Two nuclear power plants of importance in Florida are directly on the path of Irma, this category 4 hurricane that brought death and devastation in its path in the Caribbean. Peter Robbins, an FPL spokesman, said "Mayor Stoddard is wrong". US nuclear operators have taken steps to improve preparations for disasters since Fukushima .

World Media Watch Florida stranger give woman last generator for her sick father-in-law
Author: 0 Watch Florida stranger give woman last generator for her sick father-in-law

Pam Brekke traveled 30 miles to a Lowe's store near Orlando on Thursday, hoping to purchase one of 216 generators the store had received in a surprise shipment. Customer Ramon Santiago randomly approached Brekke and gave her the generator he was going to buy without knowing why she was in tears. "She need the generator ", Santiago told WESH.

World Media CNY woman shares family's plight after hurricane hits Puerto Rico
Author: 0 CNY woman shares family's plight after hurricane hits Puerto Rico

Delta Airlines is garnering praise for what might have been a awful disaster had things not gone to plan - the company flew a plane as scheduled from NY to Puerto Rico and back as Hurricane Irma encroached on the island. O'Field says people all over the island have out metal shutters and boards windows. "We pray for them", said Joshua Villafuentes. The worst of Irma rode through San Juan Wednesday night, and Obrion said they barely noticed the powerful winds and rain from the interior of ...

World Media Nebraska Task Force One activated to respond to Florida
Author: 0 Nebraska Task Force One activated to respond to Florida

Part of the team that handles hazmat situations was diverted to Alabama to prepare. It then appears increasingly likely to rip into heavily populated South Florida early Sunday. Among the 80-person team headed for Florida are 35 members who deployed to Texas. But as the members of the Task Force take a moment to catch their breath, they're now getting ready for their next mission.

World Media Governor orders evacuations of SC barrier islands as Irma approaches
Author: 0 Governor orders evacuations of SC barrier islands as Irma approaches

Fewer than 50 people are now in those shelters, said Kim Stenson, the director of the Emergency Management Division. Counties on the barrier islands impacted were Colleton, Jasper and Beaufort. The governor asked South Carolinians to avoid using the interstates if possible to help cut down on traffic . Earlier Friday, McMaster rescinded a portion of an executive order issued Thursday calling on health care facilities and nursing homes to evacuate from coastal counties.

World Media U.S. calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution
Author: 0 U.S. calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution

Mission to the United Nations said in a statement. At an emergency Security Council meeting last week, US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, announced that her delegation was circulating the draft resolution. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who called the nuclear risk in North Korea the most risky crisis in the world today, told reporters Tuesday that "the unity of the Security Council is absolutely crucial".

World Media While Trump tweets, Putin steals a march on North Korea
Author: 0 While Trump tweets, Putin steals a march on North Korea

He said: "Each new day equipment is delivered, new and attractive equipment, the best in the world". Amid the rising tension, South Korea installed the four remaining launchers of a United States anti-missile Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) system on a former golf course south of its capital, Seoul, early on Thursday.

World Media Hurricane Katia weakens into tropical storm
Author: 0 Hurricane Katia weakens into tropical storm

The mountainous region where the storm has been dumping rain has a history of deadly floods and slides. A 8.1-magnitude natural disaster rocked the southern cost area late Thursday. Hurricane Jose continued to gather strength far out in the Atlantic and was nearing Category 5 strength as it churned about 435 miles east-southeast of the Northern Leeward Islands.

World Media Why the Midwest could make sense for Amazon's new headquarters
Author: 0 Why the Midwest could make sense for Amazon's new headquarters

Amazon is planning for as many as 50,000 employees at "HQ2", which could be as large as 8 million square feet by the time construction is completed. "With an unmatched portfolio of technological talent and intriguing development parcels, Pittsburgh is uniquely positioned to submit a winning bid for Amazon's facility", Mayor Bill Peduto said in a statement.

World Media Clinton shares how it felt calling Trump to concede
Author: 0 Clinton shares how it felt calling Trump to concede

Though What Happened isn't due out until September 12, excerpts from the book have been leaking online in recent weeks. The Democratic party is trending more towards the socialist views of Bernie Sanders , not towards Hillary's less socialist ones, Steyn explained.

World Media Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means
Author: 0 Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

He said it "offers a genuine way to defuse the tensions and a step-by-step settlement". "The Russian president said no matter how strongly it is pressured, North Korea will never give up its nuclear weapons and expressed concern that severing Moscow's limited oil supply to Pyongyang would impact hospitals in North Korea and the ordinary people there".

World Media Teen Susepcted of Starting Massive Wildfire in Oregon, Forces Evacuations
Author: 0 Teen Susepcted of Starting Massive Wildfire in Oregon, Forces Evacuations

No arrests have yet been made. "It really depends on wind patterns and air currents, and tomorrow (Wednesday) we're actually going to get some smoke coming in from Montana fires ", Kern said. The air quality in Spokane was rated as hazardous Tuesday morning and remained so today. Smoke was causing limited visibility and there was the potential for rolling debris from the fire.

World Media NIA carries out raids in Srinagar, Jammu; Yasin Malik detained
Author: 0 NIA carries out raids in Srinagar, Jammu; Yasin Malik detained

Not only Yasin Malik but Chairman of the moderate section of the Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umer Farooq have also been detained and put under House arrest in Sringar. The NIA has been probing several separatist leaders in the terror funding case. The NIA is reported to have seized Rs. 2.2 crore in cash during the raids and also detected "suspicious" foreign transactions of about 100 crore during the investigation.

World Media Sri Lanka vs India T20 Match Updates
Author: 0 Sri Lanka vs India T20 Match Updates

The incident took place while the senior Indian cricket team led by Virat Kohli is also in Sri Lanka . Kohli got to his 15,000th worldwide run in the process of adding 119 with Pandey for the third wicket. He made his Indian cricket team debut in March, in the fourth and final Test against Australia at Dharamsala. Dilshan Munaweera's 53 of 29 balls meant somebody like Priyanjan could play a run a ball 40 in the later stages of the match and still manage to take the Sri Lankan total ...

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Offers To Be A Mediator Between Trump And Kim Jong

He added: "I don't love Kim". Rodman, you may recall, has been making trips to North Korea for several years to teach Kim how to play basketball or something. We ride horses, we go skiing. However, it is unlikely that Trump will take Rodman's advice, having already said that " talking is not the answer " with North Korea.

World Media Pounding the Pavement on Shares of Dunelm Group PLC (DNLM.L)
Author: 0 Pounding the Pavement on Shares of Dunelm Group PLC (DNLM.L)

They now have a GBX 780.00 PT on Sage Group The PLC (LON:SGE). J.P. Morgan has "Neutral" rating and GBX 515 target. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q4 2016. The company has market cap of 694.66 million GBP. With markets still riding high, investors will be closely watching the numbers as companies start reporting quarterly earnings results.

World Media Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf off Mexico's coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf off Mexico's coast

As of the NHC's 4 p.m. update Wednesday (Sept. 6), Katia has maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour, making it a Category 1 hurricane. Just hours after being named a tropical storm, the southwest Gulf of Mexico storm known as Katia has been upgraded to a hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.

World Media Taliban Carries Out 'Revenge' Attack on US-Afghan Airbase Over Leaflet
Author: 0 Taliban Carries Out 'Revenge' Attack on US-Afghan Airbase Over Leaflet

Afghanistan's police detained a militant overnight in Bagram district of eastern Parwan province, which is located near foreign forces' base, the country's Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. The incident highlights one of the challenges facing worldwide forces in Afghanistan, most of which are from non-Muslim cultures, despite the efforts Western forces have generally taken to avoid stoking anti-foreigner sentiment.

World Media Bank of Canada surprises with interest rate hike
Author: 0 Bank of Canada surprises with interest rate hike

In parallel, Bank Rate was kept at 1.25% and the deposit rate at 0.75%. Any adjustment will eventually be reflected in the price of loans to consumers and businesses, while having a direct influence on the variable-rate mortgage loans and the exchange rate of the canadian dollar.

World Media Trump joined on stage by Democrat senator at tax reform event
Author: 0 Trump joined on stage by Democrat senator at tax reform event

Trump traveled to North Dakota shortly after a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House in which the president sided with Democrats on a deal to fund the government and raise the federal borrowing limit for three months, all aimed at expediting money to Harvey relief.

World Media Democrats say Trump agrees to deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid
Author: 0 Democrats say Trump agrees to deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said that "the president and the congressional leadership agreed" to the proposal following a meeting at the White House. The House on Wednesday is expected to consider what likely will become the first of several Harvey relief measures but the bill does not as of yet include language addressing the debt ceiling.

World Media Emre Can's contract impasse at Liverpool continues
Author: 0 Emre Can's contract impasse at Liverpool continues

Can Liverpool finally win the Premier League? Liverpool now have 18 players representing their nations around the world and Manchester City have 14 squad members on duty for the World Cup qualifiers. Juventus have been tracking the midfielder, who has started the season with a bang for Liverpool . Can, 23, has now racked up more than 130 appearances for Liverpool , scoring ten goals, and he has made a strong start to the new season, particularly impressing with a superb ...

World Media California Attorney General 'ready to sue' after DACA decision
Author: 0 California Attorney General 'ready to sue' after DACA decision

It means a loss of protection for almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants in the U.S.so-called dreamers . A little less than 150 are in Alaska, according to the Center for American Progress. But McDermid said the president's decision doesn't mean that dreamers will be immediately deported. The Obama-era measure, known as DACA , has helped almost 800,000 so-called " Dreamers " who were brought illegally to the country as children.