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People How Bad Will Winter Be In Amarillo? Here's The Prediction!
Author: 0 How Bad Will Winter Be In Amarillo? Here's The Prediction!

According to MLive , the 2020 Farmer's Almanac predicts a "Polar Coaster" Winter. Their new prediction describes a "polar roller coaster" for our part of the country. West of the Cascade Mountains Oregon is supposed to have a warmer than normal winter with more than average rainfall. A late spring is also predicted and isn't expected to hit most areas until mid-to-late April.

People Hurricane Dorian: Storm strengthens as it heads for Florida
Author: 0 Hurricane Dorian: Storm strengthens as it heads for Florida

Mr. Trump canceled a weekend visit to Poland to plan for the potentially catastrophic storm that could affect more than 20 million Americans. Now a Category 1 storm, Dorian is expected to strengthen into a potentially catastrophic Cat 4 and slam into the US on Monday somewhere between the Florida Keys and southern Georgia .

People Trial date set for 9/11 plotters at Guantanamo
Author: 0 Trial date set for 9/11 plotters at Guantanamo

He has already been detained for more than 15 years. The five men are accused of masterminding and orchestrating the 9/11 terrorist attacks, in which terrorists hijacked commercial airliners and crashed them into New York City's World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Washington , D.C.

People FBI conducting searches at UAW retreat and other locations
Author: 0 FBI conducting searches at UAW retreat and other locations

The current four-year contract expires on Sept 14. "President Jones is determined to uncover and address any and all wrongdoing, wherever it might lead", the UAW said in a written statement. Jones used to work here in St. Louis for the UAW. Other locations in the multi-state raid included the California home of former UAW President Dennis Williams as well as the union's training center, golf resort and conference center called Black Lake, FBI spokeswoman Mara Schneider said.

People At Least 10 Dead in Explosions at Maharashtra Chemical Unit
Author: 0 At Least 10 Dead in Explosions at Maharashtra Chemical Unit

Plumes of black smoke have engulfed the entire area. According to a senior police official, the blaze has been brought to control and teams of fire brigade, police, State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) are conducting the relief and rescue operations.

People Hurricane Dorian: Florida residents preparing for
Author: 0 Hurricane Dorian: Florida residents preparing for "extremely dangerous" storm

Major airlines are allowing some passengers to re-book certain flights ahead of Hurricane Dorian , including Delta , American and Southwest . The National Hurricane Center said the Category 2 storm is expected to strengthen into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 and slam into the US on Monday somewhere between the Florida Keys and southern Georgia.

People UAE confirms Aden air strikes on 'terrorist militias'
Author: 0 UAE confirms Aden air strikes on 'terrorist militias'

Both the UAE-sponsored separatists and the Saudi-backed pro-Hadi militants serve the Riyadh-led coalition and have been engaged, since 2015, in a bloody war on Yemen aimed at reinstating Hadi and crushing the popular Ansarullah. A foreign ministry statement late Thursday said "precise and direct air strikes" on Wednesday and Thursday hit the militias. "These two objectives do not align", he informed Al Jazeera.

People Hugh Grant demolished PM Boris Johnson in a gloriously savage tweet
Author: 0 Hugh Grant demolished PM Boris Johnson in a gloriously savage tweet

The Queen today approved Boris Johnson's request to prorogue Parliament no earlier than September 9 and no later than September 12, until October 14. Grant's vitriolic tweet was a hit, receiving some 260,000 likes at the time of writing and even making it onto a protest sign that same evening. The political opposition in the House of Commons, led by the Labour Party, announced that it will do everything in its power to prevent Johnson from pulling the country out of the European Union ...

People Colombia: President Ivan Duque Vows To Go After New Rebels
Author: 0 Colombia: President Ivan Duque Vows To Go After New Rebels

The whereabouts of Marquez, the Marxist FARC's number two leader and chief negotiator of the 2016 peace agreement , have been unknown for more than a year. With United Nations support, the peace accord ended the insurrection by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and turned it into a political party called the Common Alternative Revolutionary Force, which uses the same FARC acronym.

People Thai court upholds conviction of British backpacker killers
Author: 0 Thai court upholds conviction of British backpacker killers

Their battered bodies were found on the morning of September 15, 2014, on a beach on the island of Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand. David Miller was just 24 when he died. The pair were also asked to reconstruct the attack on Sairee Beach, accompanied by police. Andy Hall, a migrant worker rights specialist who advised the team, told The Irrawaddy by email that, "I respect the verdict delivered by Thailand's Supreme Court in the Koh Tao murder case today".

People A Beautiful Start to This Labor Day Weekend
Author: 0 A Beautiful Start to This Labor Day Weekend

This continues Labor Day with the potential for some embedded thunder as well. Today: Partly cloudy with stray showers. The weather is expected to be partly cloudy with sunshine peaking through, and much of it burning off by late afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

Author: 0 Afghan government says Taliban attacking city of Kunduz

Such attacks are seen as strengthening their negotiating position. He did not say how many. "Their top priority is to protect the civilians", said Sediq Sediqqi, a spokesman for the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Zalmay Khalilzad, the Afghan-born US diplomat leading the talks for Washington, is expected in Kabul in the coming days to outline the terms of a settlement to the Afghan president ahead of meetings with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners.

People Samsung Vice Chairman Faces Another Legal Battle
Author: 0 Samsung Vice Chairman Faces Another Legal Battle

In 2017, Lee, vice president of Samsung Electronics, was sentenced to five years in prison for providing bribes to Park and Choi in return for a government backing for his attempt to bolster his control over the Samsung group and other charges.

People Jim Mattis Warns US Cannot Survive Without Allies
Author: 0 Jim Mattis Warns US Cannot Survive Without Allies

Mattis said he was shocked when he received a call from Vice President-elect Mike Pence in November 2016 asking if he would meet with Trump in Bedminster, New Jersey, to discuss the defense secretary job. As defense secretary, Mattis planned to draw on numerous lessons learned in his 43 years in the Marine Corps, which include adaptation and improvisation, creativity and 100% commitment to the task.

People Iran official tweets at Trump after apparent rocket failure
Author: 0 Iran official tweets at Trump after apparent rocket failure

A United States official also said Iran suffered a satellite launch failure. Satellite images by Planet Labs Inc. and Maxar Technologies showed a black plume of smoke rising above a launch pad there, with what appeared to be the charred remains of a rocket and its launch stand.

People Singapore is the world's second safest city
Author: 0 Singapore is the world's second safest city

As the best performers on the list, Tokyo and Singapore were among the top 10 across all four pillars measured, with Singapore topping two out of four pillars and Tokyo topping just one. It topped the infrastructure safety and personal security subcategories. "Overall, while wealth is among the most important determinants of safety, the levels of transparency - and governance - correlate as closely as income with index scores", said Naka Kondo, senior editor of the Economist ...

People U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan
Author: 0 U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan

The 2019 death toll in Afghanistan has already surpassed the 13 troops killed there a year ago. Taliban and the USA officials could not finalise agreement until Friday morning on eighth day of talks in the current round despite high hopes by both the sides to make the deal ready for signing.

People Any Brexit deal must be based on withdrawal agreement - Coveney
Author: 0 Any Brexit deal must be based on withdrawal agreement - Coveney

But the British government insisted it had offered ways of solving the key sticking point. "We all want to get a deal but at the moment nothing credible has come from the British government in the context of an alternative to the backstop", Coveney said as he arrived for a meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Helsinki .

People Assassin of Robert F Kennedy attacked in prison
Author: 0 Assassin of Robert F Kennedy attacked in prison

Sirhan Sirhan , who shot and killed USA presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy at a campaign event in Los Angeles in 1968, has been stabbed by a fellow inmate at a prison in California , sources say. The sentenced was commuted to life in prison in 1972 when the California Supreme Court found that the death penalty constituted cruel and unusual punishment under the state constitution, according to the CDCR.

People Corbyn vows to 'do everything necessary' to stop no-deal Brexit
Author: 0 Corbyn vows to 'do everything necessary' to stop no-deal Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will temporarily shut down Parliament in mid-October, squeezing the time for the opposition to thwart a no-deal Brexit. European Union officials say they are listening to Johnson's arguments to replace one of the most hotly contested elements of the divorce agreement, something the bloc has previously said it will not agree to.

People Woman takes legal action after giving birth alone in prison cell
Author: 0 Woman takes legal action after giving birth alone in prison cell

Diana Sanchez repeatedly asked for help. "Instead of getting Ms. Sanchez and her baby immediate medical attention", nurses and deputies at the jail "chose to take a "wait and see" approach to their care, as though it were not patently obvious to anyone - with or without medical training - that Ms.

People Italy's Stromboli volcano erupts, sparking huge ash cloud
Author: 0 Italy's Stromboli volcano erupts, sparking huge ash cloud

Holidaymakers captured the aftermath and reported a metallic taste in their mouths as they watched the almighty blast. Italy's Stromboli volcano erupted on Wednesday, sparking wildfires and sending a huge plume of smoke into the sky in its second explosion in less than two months.

People Asian markets rally after China's trade comments soothe nerves
Author: 0 Asian markets rally after China's trade comments soothe nerves

Chinese activists with links to Hong Kong and the protests have also been subject to interrogation and detention in recent weeks, and some have been placed under house arrest. The government continues to support the territory's residents in their pursuit of democracy and freedom, but it would not intervene in the matter, Ou said in a statement, reiterating comments she made at a news conference on Tuesday.

People Assam: Security Increased Across the State Before Publication of Updated NRC
Author: 0 Assam: Security Increased Across the State Before Publication of Updated NRC

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has already indicated that his government might adopt legislative measures to correct "anomalies" in the final NRC after it is published. Sonowal's statement came a day before the publication of the final National Register of Citizens . The list of those passing the NCR is due to be published on Saturday morning, with several large detention centres built to house those "failing" the nationality test.

People Iran, Hezbollah intensifying missile efforts
Author: 0 Iran, Hezbollah intensifying missile efforts

While the mandate of the peacekeeping force is renewed every year, this is said to be the first time when such considerations are being made over its future role in Lebanon. No injuries were reported , but the drones were reportedly targeting an industrial mixing machine in Beirut that makes solid-fuel as part of the development of long-range missiles.

People ‘Extremely dangerous’: Hurricane Dorian significant threat to Florida, National Hurricane Center says
Author: 0 ‘Extremely dangerous’: Hurricane Dorian significant threat to Florida, National Hurricane Center says

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis , who had already declared a state of emergency for 26 counties on the state's east coast, extended it on Thursday to the whole of Florida. The storm, between now and landfall, will strengthen as it slows down. "It got pretty close last time for Irma". A state of emergency has been declared in Florida as the storm, which now looks like a giant clam or sideways Georgia O'Keeffe painting, bears down.

People White House aide fired after leaks on Trump family — Madeleine Westerhout
Author: 0 White House aide fired after leaks on Trump family — Madeleine Westerhout

President Donald Trump's personal assistant resigned on Thursday, after she shared information about his family and the White House's affairs to news reporters, according to multiple news reports . Mr. Trump alluded to Westerhout's importance during a phone call with journalist Bob Woodward in September 2018, according to a transcript released by The Washington Post .

People With eye on China, Japan urges 'affordable' Africa investment
Author: 0 With eye on China, Japan urges 'affordable' Africa investment

Abe, who was addressing African leaders gathered at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Yokohama, said Japan is interested in infrastructure and human development on the continent. Chairman, Heirs Holdings , Tony Elumelu, has asked Japan to invest $2.5 billion representing five per cent of its $50 billion commitment to Africa.

People Trump Says Beijing Playing ‘Vicious Game’ in Targeting US Farmers
Author: 0 Trump Says Beijing Playing ‘Vicious Game’ in Targeting US Farmers

The Trump administration on Sunday is scheduled to begin collecting 15 per cent tariffs on more than US$125 billion (S$173 billion) in Chinese imports, including smart speakers, Bluetooth headphones and many types of footwear. Gao said China had "ample" countermeasures to retaliate against the planned U.S. tariffs, but talks in the current circumstances should focus on whether the tariffs could be canceled.

People India central bank unveils $24 bn windfall for government
Author: 0 India central bank unveils $24 bn windfall for government

The country's main opposition Indian National Congress party said that the central bank's move would "bring down the cash reserve of the central bank to a minimum". It will also make it easier for the government to meet its budget deficit target of 3.3 per cent of GDP for fiscal 2020. "This committee ( Bimal Jalan Committee ) was appointed by RBI, had experts, they gave a formula based on which the amount was arrived at, now any suggestions about the credibility of RBI, therefore, for me ...

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