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Winds of up to 70mph are forecast to batter Britain this week

Winds of up to 70mph are forecast to batter Britain this week Weather forecasters expect very strong winds with gusts of 55 to 65mph to hit southern Scotland tonight into Wednesday morning. Experts are also predicting that pp to three hurricanes are forecast to hit Scotland this autumn - with near-100mph wind gusts and deluges set to damage homes and cause travel chaos and floods. [Full Article...]

UNC Ranks Among Top Public Universities

UNC Ranks Among Top Public Universities One recent outcomes-based ranking where LSU was recognized for performance is the PayScale's 2017-18 College Salary Report. Tech's average early career salary for graduates is $63,400, higher than the median family income of $59,039 released by the US Census Bureau this week. [Full Article...]

Mexico rushes aid to millions after a powerful quake

Mexico rushes aid to millions after a powerful quake Photo Mexico offered to send help north to its neighbor after Hurricane Harvey inundated Texas . But now, Mexico says it's withdrawing its offer of aid. At around the same time, the country's eastern shore was hit by Katia , causing widespread damage to the state of Veracruz . Specifically, Mexico offered to provide Harvey storm emergency assistance, making a diplomatic and humanitarian s... [Full Article...]

US Hurricanes Affecting Oil Prices, Saudi Could Cut Output

US Hurricanes Affecting Oil Prices, Saudi Could Cut Output Oil prices rose on Tuesday after OPEC forecast higher demand in 2018 and Russian Federation and Venezuela confirmed their commitment to a production-cutting deal to reduce the global crude glut. Crude prices are down 8.6% in the a year ago. Analysts surveyed Monday by S&P Global Platts expect USA crude stocks rose 10.1 million barrels. It also said demand will be higher than it previously thou... [Full Article...]

Suspect arrested in New Hampshire hospital incident may have RI connection

Suspect arrested in New Hampshire hospital incident may have RI connection Neither police nor hospital officials identified the suspect and did not say if anyone was hurt. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is New Hampshire's largest hospital, and is located in the west-central portion of the state. 'Police are looking for a male, 6-feet-one-inch tall, with salt and pepper blonde hair, and wearing a red camouflage shirt'. People were told to avoid the area around the h... [Full Article...]

Trump Takes Travel Order back to SCOTUS

Trump Takes Travel Order back to SCOTUS The order puts the appeal court's ruling on hold until those challenging the ban can submit written arguments by Tuesday afternoon. But they disagreed with the lower court which also ruled in favor refugees "with formal assurances" from a US resettlement agency. [Full Article...]

Rohingya leader urges United Nations to act over Rakhine violence

Rohingya leader urges United Nations to act over Rakhine violence Zeid said he was "appalled" by reports that Myanmar security forces were laying mines near the border. Bangladesh is facing a big influx of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar. "It is now a national problem", Ali said. The fighting is the most fierce Myanmar's western Rakhine state has witnessed in years. Border guards are likely to continue to apprehend those they catch trying to enter Bangla... [Full Article...]

Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh

Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh The surge of refugees - many sick or wounded - has strained the resources of aid agencies already helping hundreds of thousands from previous spasms of bloodletting in Myanmar . "New arrivals in all locations are in urgent need of life-saving assistance, including food, water and sanitation, health and protection". " India and China are two brotherly countries.they have committed to stay beside ... [Full Article...]

N+1 Singer Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for N Brown Group plc (BWNG)

N+1 Singer Reaffirms It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Ashmore Group plc using EPIC/TICKER code (LON:ASHM) has had its stock rating noted as "Reiterates" with the recommendation being set at "NEUTRAL" today by analysts at Macquarie. Baird. N Brown Group plc is a digital specialist fit fashion retailer. BMO Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $317.0 target. Aviva plc (LON:AV)'s stock had its "overweigh... [Full Article...]

Moon discusses North Korea with Putin

Moon discusses North Korea with Putin GENEVA | The recent firing of ballistic missiles and nuclear test of North Korea as a "gift package" to the intention of the United States, that Pyongyang will continue to send if Washington does not stop its "provocations", said Tuesday the ambassador of north korea to the UN. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Katia slams into Mexico's Veracruz state

Hurricane Katia slams into Mexico's Veracruz state NASA has been watching hurricanes Irma , Jose and what is now remnants of Hurricane Katia from the International Space Station (ISS). There is the indication of an eye in a visible light image from NOAA's GOES East satellite on September 8 at 9:15 a.m. [Full Article...]

White House must do a better job on relations with South Korea

White House must do a better job on relations with South Korea Fischer wrote: "During this challenging time, we must demonstrate solidarity with our allies as they face significant threats". President of the Korea Economic Institute of America Donald Manzullo said such a move will weaken the South Korea-U.S. [Full Article...]

Defense, Golladay star as Lions surge past Cardinals

Defense, Golladay star as Lions surge past Cardinals Arizona was a trendy Super Bowl pick last season but a dismal start to the year quickly derailed those plans and now they are left trying to play their way back into that conversation, but they certainly have the pieces to do some damage, led by superstar running back David Johnson . [Full Article...]

EU's Barnier Says UK's Brexit Position on Ireland Is Wrong

EU's Barnier Says UK's Brexit Position on Ireland Is Wrong It also welcomed the government's commitment to securing a transition period "so that firms can ensure they are ready to adapt to the changing relationships and thrive under the new partnership being created with the European Union ". He also claimed the European Commission "raised the prospect of a unique deal for Northern Ireland". Mr. Barnier went further and said that "Irish citizens in N... [Full Article...]

Abe, Moon agree on urging Russia, China to act on Pyongyang

Abe, Moon agree on urging Russia, China to act on Pyongyang South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said ahead of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that he hopes their two countries can work together to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue. The North says it detonated a hydrogen bomb in its sixth nuclear test on Sunday. Chinese authorities lodged a formal complaint Wednesday with Seoul's ambassador to China, Kim Jang-soo, and on Thursday... [Full Article...]

Mexico reels under double blow of quake and Katia

Mexico reels under double blow of quake and Katia Authorities raised the overall death toll throughout Saturday. Teams found bodies in the rubble, but the highlight was pulling four people, including two children, alive from the completely collapsed Hotel Del Rio, where one woman died. [Full Article...]

Manchester Arena reopens after terror attack

Manchester Arena reopens after terror attack Nearly 15,000 people packed out the arena for the We Are Manchester benefit concert , among them some of the relatives of the 22 people killed and many of those who survived the suicide bombing in May. She said: "It feels surreal at the minute". Mr Allen said he hoped to give people confidence to come back to the arena and stressed there would be a lot more security, especially outside the b... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: Lowe's customer gives last generator to fellow shopper

Hurricane Irma: Lowe's customer gives last generator to fellow shopper Brekke , whose father uses oxygen therapy and relies on electricity to run his machine, was next in line for a generator when she watched workers load the final unit onto the cart of the customer in front of her, sending her into a sudden panic. [Full Article...]

Bahamians terrified as Hurricane Irma 'sucks away' miles of ocean

Bahamians terrified as Hurricane Irma 'sucks away' miles of ocean Over the weekend more than six million people were ordered to evacuate Florida as the storm moved towards the western coast of the US. The footage shows dry land as far as the eye can see as Irma passed just south of Long Island. Wayne Neely, a forecaster with the Bahamas' Department of Meteorology, warned residents of Long Island and Exuma, where water had also reportedly receded from the beach... [Full Article...]

Prosecutors want Martin Shkreli's bail revoked over Hillary Clinton posting

Prosecutors want Martin Shkreli's bail revoked over Hillary Clinton posting Shkreli's lawyers have until Tuesday to file a response, with a hearing to follow on Thursday. He was acquitted of stealing from Retrophin to pay back investors. Shkreli "spent approximately two hours live-streaming while providing commentary and heckling Secretary Clinton", they said. Except this time, the United States Attorney is taking him on headfirst. [Full Article...]


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