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People Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town
Author: 0 Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

Hundreds of people have been rescued from the debris, and authorities fear the toll could climb higher as search-and-rescue efforts continue. He spoke as his team was winding down its two-day search. "I've watched on television, thinking of what others have experienced, like in the Carolinas and Texas", Mexico Beach Mayor Al Cathey told reporters referring to earlier hurricanes.

People Pik Botha, apartheid-era South African minister, dies at 86
Author: 0 Pik Botha, apartheid-era South African minister, dies at 86

Mr Botha served as his country's foreign minister for 17 years until the end of the apartheid era in 1994. Botha was appointed minister of mineral of energy affairs in 1994 and resigned from that post in May 1996. Mr Botha was a staunch defender of his government's racist policies at the height of protests at home and global isolation. Mabe said the party was saddened by his death.

People Greece Bans
Author: 0 Greece Bans "Overweight" Tourists From Riding Donkeys

Greece has banned obese tourists from riding donkeys after animal rights campaigners said the creatures were being left with spinal injuries and open wounds. "Under no circumstances should be used animals unfit for work ie, ill animal, injured, animals in an advanced pregnancy as well as animals with poor maintenance of hoofs".

People Theresa May ready to DUMP DUP to force Brexit plans through Parliament
Author: 0 Theresa May ready to DUMP DUP to force Brexit plans through Parliament

Meanwhile, shortly after the meeting began, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader, Arlene Foster , said that Theresa May and her cabinet "have assured me of their unionism". However, the European Union is mounting resistance to any specific time limit being included in the text of the UK's Withdrawal Agreement. Both sides have made positive signals in recent days though also indicated they were still short of a deal, which would define the divorce terms and include an European ...

People SKorean climbers and 4 Nepalese guides missing in storm
Author: 0 SKorean climbers and 4 Nepalese guides missing in storm

Police official Bir Bahadur Budamagar says that a storm Friday night destroyed their camp. A helicopter reached the site and managed to land just above the expedition team's camp, but were unable to retrieve any of the bodies. Local media report that South Korean climber Kim Chang-ho, the fastest person to summit the world's 14 highest mountains without using supplemental oxygen, is among the dead.

People Remains of 11 babies found in ceiling of closed funeral home
Author: 0 Remains of 11 babies found in ceiling of closed funeral home

In April, LARA suspended the mortuary licenses of both the home and its manager Jameca LaJoyce Boone for many violations including the improper storage of decomposing bodies of adult and infants. The funeral home was shut down by state inspectors in April for racking up several violations including "deplorable conditions", according to WDIV .

People Six Palestinians killed in clashes on Israel border
Author: 0 Six Palestinians killed in clashes on Israel border

Israeli soldiers have killed five Palestinians at a protest near the border fence between Gaza and Israel on Friday, Gaza's health ministry has said. After the murder of Israeli activist Ari Fuld who was stabbed in the back by a Palestinian terrorist two weeks ago there has been a significant uptick in terrorist activity in Judea and Samaria.

People Pope: Wuerl Can 'Justify' Actions Sheltering Predator Priests
Author: 0 Pope: Wuerl Can 'Justify' Actions Sheltering Predator Priests

The pope indicated his full support for the outgoing archbishop, saying Wuerl made his request to stand down - amid mounting pressure - based, "on two pillars that have marked and continue to mark your ministry: to seek in all things the greater glory of God, and to procure the good of the people trusted to your care".

People United Nations criticized over latest picks for rights council
Author: 0 United Nations criticized over latest picks for rights council

The other members in the bloc are Bahrain, Fiji and the Philippines . India will be among the 13 members that represent the Asia-Pacific region on the council. Louis Charbonneau, the group's United Nations director, called the vote "ridiculous" and said on Twitter it "makes aE mockery of (the) word 'election'".

Author: 0 Brexit: PM's compromises a 'concern' for cabinet ministers

First, the good. Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, gave a speech saying that a deal could be done as early as next week. Eurosceptics want a time limit for how long Britain will keep following the EU's customs rules before it can strike out on its own and sign independent trade agreements with new partners.

People Senate Reaches Deal On 15 Judges
Author: 0 Senate Reaches Deal On 15 Judges

After polls had tightened last month, Texas Republican Ted Cruz now has an 8-point and 9-point lead over Democrat Beto O'Rourke in recent polls by NYT/Siena and Quinnipiac, respectively. "When they go low, we kick them", former Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. says after a clip of a pro-life protester is kicked in the face by an abortion activist.

People 'BABYSITTING WHILE BLACK': Cops called on black man driving with white kids
Author: 0 'BABYSITTING WHILE BLACK': Cops called on black man driving with white kids

He said he had spent that afternoon watching 6-year-old Nicholas and 10-year-old Addison while their parents were out. "Are you saying that because there's an African American male driving my two white kids, that he was stopped and pulled over and questioned?" The son attends Lewis' youth mentor program, Inspired by Lewis , which has a mission to "provide enrichment to socially challenged youth by promoting positive character development, self-awareness and life skills that will ...

People Hillary Clinton's hypocritical call for 'incivil' war
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton's hypocritical call for 'incivil' war

And the Democratic party she represents is exactly the one the country needs: foolhardy, inept, dismissive of reality, blind to appearances, deaf to lessons, alien to the heartland, and contemptuous of the voters. Kathleen Hall Jamieson, author of the new book, "Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President", went into the writing process skeptical of Kremlin influence on the 2016 election - but came away convinced that foreign interference was crucial to Trump's win.

People Crocodile attack Northern Territory: Female ranger taken
Author: 0 Crocodile attack Northern Territory: Female ranger taken

Authorities later found the body of the woman and the crocodile, about a half-mile from where she disappeared. Police said the woman, an Aboriginal ranger, was attacked as she was waist deep in water. The circumstances surrounding the incident have not been confirmed due to the remoteness of the location and difficulty relaying information. The Aboriginal ranger was taken by the crocodile about 206km south west of Yirrkala, has not been seen since and police are on their way to the scene, ...

People Bloomberg becomes Democrat again, looks at presidential run
Author: 0 Bloomberg becomes Democrat again, looks at presidential run

Bloomberg hasn't been registered to either party since 2007 - when he abandoned his facade as a Republican - but has been for the majority of his life, a Democrat. The Guardian newspaper reported in August that he was considering running in 2020 as a Democrat. "If he did (run as a Democrat), he'd be a formidable candidate", Frost told VOA.

People Moscow expresses disgust as Ukrainian Church gets independence
Author: 0 Moscow expresses disgust as Ukrainian Church gets independence

Poroshenko quickly hailed the decision of the Patriarchate, which is based in its historic home of Istanbul, the former Constantinople and once the capital of the Byzantine Empire before the Ottoman Muslim conquest of 1453. Patriarch Filaret explained that those Ukrainian dioceses that do not join the united Ukrainian Orthodox Church "will not have the right to be called the "Ukrainian Church".

People Syria buffer free of heavy arms as jihadists face deadline
Author: 0 Syria buffer free of heavy arms as jihadists face deadline

Under the deal agreed last month between Turkey and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's ally Moscow, "radical" rebels will be required to withdraw by the middle of this month from the zone, and heavy weaponry must be withdrawn from the 15-20 km buffer zone by October 10.

People Thousands without power as Storm Callum sweeps in
Author: 0 Thousands without power as Storm Callum sweeps in

The Met Office is also warning of possible disruption to transport services. Areas of high ground will be most affected, with the potential for a further 50-80 mm quite widely over hills. High winds at Ballycastle beach. Along with a spell of heavy rain and high tides there is a risk of coastal flooding and damage. Winds will also be an issue with gusts over 50mph.

Author: 0 Astronauts Make Emergency Landing in Failed Russian Space Launch

As rescue crews arrived, Hague and Ovchinin were reported in "good condition" and found out of the capsule . A view shows the Soyuz capsule transporting USA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin, after it made an emergency landing following a failure of its booster rockets, near the city of Zhezkazgan in central Kazakhstan October 11, 2018.

People Half of mental health disorders arise in adolescence
Author: 0 Half of mental health disorders arise in adolescence

New research from Sport New Zealand shows that physically active Kiwis are more likely to have good mental health , Minister for Sport and Recreation, Grant Robertson, said today. News.com.au is encouraging men to communicate with one another, family and friends, as part of a four-week mental health campaign. "The challenges are to help people understand that it is an illness and there are medicines and treatment available".

People Row over Australia plan to let faith schools reject gay students
Author: 0 Row over Australia plan to let faith schools reject gay students

Asked if he thought religious schools should be able to turn away students on the basis of sexual orientation, Morrison replied, "that is the existing law". "We are going through that process ... that hasn't come fully through Cabinet yet". Shadow Education Minister Tanya Plibersek said expanding discrimination was a "disturbing proposition".

People Air India flight with 136 on board hits airport wall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
Author: 0 Air India flight with 136 on board hits airport wall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The 130 passengers and 6 crew members are safe and the IX 611 flight made an emergency landing at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. An alternate flight was arranged to take the passengers to Dubai. The pilot in command D Ganesh Babu has a flying experience of 3.600 hours on the B 737 aircraft, including 500 hours as a commander. The First Officer was Capt.

People 'Sortition' Believer Busted In Election Day Bomb Plot On National Mall
Author: 0 'Sortition' Believer Busted In Election Day Bomb Plot On National Mall

The Department of Justice said Wednesday that authorities thwarted a NY man's plan to blow himself up on Election Day to bring attention to his political beliefs. Mr Rosenfeld - who waived his right to remain silent - was charged with two counts of manufacturing and transporting explosives on Wednesday, the prosecutors say.

People 'Good chance' Turkey will release American pastor tomorrow
Author: 0 'Good chance' Turkey will release American pastor tomorrow

According to a report on NBC News , the agreement was reached "recently", and the release is expected to come after a Friday hearing in Turkey's top court leads to the dropping of espionage charges against Brunson . Charges against him, which he and the Trump administration have said are bogus, include contacts with the so-called coup mastermind, Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, a permanent US resident living in Pennsylvania and a longtime political foe of Erdogan.

People Washington state Supreme Court ends state's death penalty
Author: 0 Washington state Supreme Court ends state's death penalty

Two of the three branches of state government have taken this important stand, with Gov. Jay Inslee declaring a moratorium on executions in 2014 because the system is flawed and unequally applied. Because the ruling is based on the state constitution, it can't be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Attorney General Bob Ferguson said. The original charge was upheld in a retrial and the death sentence was reissued on June 13, 2012.

People USA student held in Israel refuses deal from prosecutors
Author: 0 USA student held in Israel refuses deal from prosecutors

Haddad said that the appeal would be heard in the Tel Aviv district court but gave no date for the hearing. The BDS movement started in 2005, after a call issued by Palestinian civil society groups for "people of conscience" around the world to help end Israel's abuses against Palestinians by cutting off cultural, academic and economic ties with the state.

People Alleged Maduro 'attack' plotter kills self - Venezuela
Author: 0 Alleged Maduro 'attack' plotter kills self - Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro believes Colombia may be harboring some of the perpetrators of the August assassination attempt against his life, a statement said Sunday. More than two dozen people have been jailed on suspicion of involvement in the alleged plot in early August to kill Maduro using two drones loaded with explosives.

People Storm crosses Odisha coast, death toll rises to 8
Author: 0 Storm crosses Odisha coast, death toll rises to 8

Cyclone Titli has made landfall on the eastern Indian state of Odisha, the country's weather department says. "We had evacuated 300,000 residents from coastal areas of five districts where the storm was to make landfall as a precautionary measure", said Sethi.

People Australia to ban migrants from Sydney or Melbourne
Author: 0 Australia to ban migrants from Sydney or Melbourne

Explaining how the proposal has been planned, he said that new immigrants to Australia would be mandatorily required to live in regional areas for at least "a few years" and this condition would be put forward in the visa application procedure.

People Minister: Putrajaya to abolish death penalty
Author: 0 Minister: Putrajaya to abolish death penalty

The minister finally revealed that the paperwork for the abolishment of the death penalty is nearly done. Liew added that all the paperwork for the abolishment of the law is in its final stages, and that the Attorney General (AG) had given the green light for it to be tabled in Parliament.

People Chinese Intelligence Officer Arrested For Allegedly Spying On US Aviation Companies
Author: 0 Chinese Intelligence Officer Arrested For Allegedly Spying On US Aviation Companies

This is the latest in a string of economic espionage cases involving Chinese nationals stealing information beneficial to Beijing-though an indictment of an intelligence officer within the Chinese Communist Party is rare. GE Aviation cooperated with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and as a result did not lose proprietary information to the Chinese, according to the Justice Department statement.

People Entire US fleet of F-35s grounded for engine inspections
Author: 0 Entire US fleet of F-35s grounded for engine inspections

Mr DellaVedova added that if "known good" tubes are already in place, then those planes will be returned to operational status. The inspections should be complete within 24 to 48 hours, Task & Purpose reported , citing a Pentagon official.