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People Iran Says France Offered $15B Oil Pre-Purchases Credit Line
Author: 0 Iran Says France Offered $15B Oil Pre-Purchases Credit Line

An Iranian lawmaker on Sunday said France has proposed a $15 billion credit line in three phases to pre-purchase Iranian oil, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported . "If by Thursday these negotiations yield no results, we will announce the third step of the reduction of our commitments", he said. Iran on September 2 threatened to "take a strong step" away from the deal if Europe can not offer new terms by a deadline at the end of this week.

People 'Numerous fatalities' reported in boat fire off coast of Southern California
Author: 0 'Numerous fatalities' reported in boat fire off coast of Southern California

Ventura County Fire Capt. Brian McGrath told the Associated Press the agency has confirmed "some fatalities" but declined to provide a specific number. "The vessel was reported as being on fire", the Los Angeles office of the U.S. Coast Guard tweeted earlier Monday. Asked if the boat operator has a history of any violations, Rochester said, "The vessel has been in full compliance".

People Astronaut Zooms In on Category 5 Hurricane Dorian from Space Station
Author: 0 Astronaut Zooms In on Category 5 Hurricane Dorian from Space Station

Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis says there are also people in nearby Grand Bahama island who are in serious distress. The storm is still more than 100 miles away from Florida's east coast. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp also ordered evacuations in all or parts of six coastal counties also effective on Monday. For now, much of the attention has been focused on the Bahamas, where updates have been hard to obtain as the storm pounds the island.

People South Africa police struggling amid latest xenophobic attacks
Author: 0 South Africa police struggling amid latest xenophobic attacks

Police have arrested at least 31 suspects in central Johannesburg following the looting of several foreign-owned shops overnight. Police Minister Bheki Cele insisted the violence was linked to "criminality" rather than "xenophobia". Police arrested 41 people for the violence in Johannesburg, while 8 others were arrested in Tembisa township, east of Johannesburg, and one person arrested in the capitol Pretoria, police said.

People Gunman in West Texas Shooting Rampage was sacked Hours Before
Author: 0 Gunman in West Texas Shooting Rampage was sacked Hours Before

The officials spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday but were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. The gunman, identified by police as Seth Aaron Ator , 36, of Odessa, had been fired from his truck-driving job in Odessa on Saturday morning, the New York Times and other media reported.

People Court blocks Australia from deporting Tamil toddlers AFP, Melbourne
Author: 0 Court blocks Australia from deporting Tamil toddlers AFP, Melbourne

Dutton had previously ordered the family to be shipped to Sri Lanka however a dramatic call from a judge grounded the aircraft that they had been traveling before it abandoned Australian airspace. The family's legal team say only Tharunicaa is protected under the ruling because her claims for asylum protections have never been assessed. Greens leader Richard Di Natale accused the government of cruelty in deporting the family, who are supported by the community in the remote Queensland ...

People 'Catastrophic' Hurricane Dorian batters the Bahamas, threatens Florida
Author: 0 'Catastrophic' Hurricane Dorian batters the Bahamas, threatens Florida

Sunday morning, the tropical storm watch from Deerfield Beach to Sebastian Inlet was changed to a tropical storm warning, and a tropical storm watch has been issued from north of Golden Beach to Deerfield Beach. Hurricane Dorian has been threatening to make its way to the United States mainland, but there is still a lot of uncertainty on when and where it will make landfall.

People Hurricane Dorian Claims First Life In Bahamas, US Evacuates Coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Dorian Claims First Life In Bahamas, US Evacuates Coast

The hurricane has weakened to a Category 4 storm. "A small deviation to the left of the track could bring the intense core of the hurricane its unsafe winds closer to or onto the Florida coast", warns the U.S. A few hours later, Georgia's governor, Brian Kemp, ordered mandatory evacuations for that state's Atlantic coast, also starting this morning. Evacuations ordered in Florida included 14,000 people in St.

People 7 killed in Pansol airplane crash
Author: 0 7 killed in Pansol airplane crash

Police and rescuers later retrieved at least one body from the wreckage, Laguna police chief Eleazar Matta said. According to New Zealand news sources, the patient killed in the crash was from the Philippines and his name was Tom. Meanwhile, two persons were hurt in a plane crash in Nasugbu, Batangas on Saturday, August 31. The couple belonged to New Zealand and lived in Ruakaka, south of Whang ā rei.

People Disney says staff is safe on Bahama’s Castaway Cay
Author: 0 Disney says staff is safe on Bahama’s Castaway Cay

According to the Herald , she tweeted, "Remember that time [Disney Cruises] left 97 employees on a tiny island in a Category 5 hurricane? ". A spokesman for Bahamas Power and Light says there has been a total blackout in New Providence, the archipelago's most populous island.

People One killed, nine hurt in French knife attack
Author: 0 One killed, nine hurt in French knife attack

Police sources described the suspect as a 33-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker, but said the motive for the rampage was not immediately clear. "I am extremely shocked by the attack that has just occurred in the Lyon area during which one person died and several others [were] injured, some seriously", Lyon Mayor Gerard Collomb tweeted.

People Taliban strike another city as USA says 'at threshold' of withdrawal deal
Author: 0 Taliban strike another city as USA says 'at threshold' of withdrawal deal

The militants, who have demanded that all foreign forces leave Afghanistan , now control or hold sway over roughly half of the country and are at their strongest since their 2001 defeat by a USA -led invasion. Last week, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is not seeking a permanent military presence in Afghanistan after the Taliban said they are close to finalizing a peace agreement with the United States.

People Germany regional elections: Far-right surge in two states
Author: 0 Germany regional elections: Far-right surge in two states

The AfD became the first far-right party to enter Germany's national parliament in nearly 60 years when it came in third place overall in federal elections in 2017. The anti-immigrant and anti-EU party is now by no means only popular in the eastern region. As all mainstream parties have pledged not to collaborate with AfD, the two states might face a tricky situation when forming a new state government.

People 7 killed, 22 injured in West Texas shooting rampage
Author: 0 7 killed, 22 injured in West Texas shooting rampage

He then shot at them with what police described as an AR-type weapon and sped away. The man then hijacked a postal truck and ditched his gold Honda, shooting at people as he made his way into Odessa about 20 miles away. Police say they are not sure why a man with a misdemeanor on his record and no warrant for his arrest erupted in a spate of violence after a routine traffic stop in West Texas , killing seven, including a man slain outside his parents' home and a teenager fatally shot as she ...

People At least 30 on burning boat near California coast
Author: 0 At least 30 on burning boat near California coast

The boat was drifting toward Santa Cruz Island , per the Santa Barbara Fire Department, and it was anchored when the fire started to burn. Several people have been rescued but only few details are available. The diving boat was found on the north side of the island in flames, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Rescue efforts were still underway to evacuate remaining on-board passengers as of 6:13 a.m., the USCG tweeted.

People US Hacked Iran To Prevent Oil Tanker Attacks
Author: 0 US Hacked Iran To Prevent Oil Tanker Attacks

Iran, which has slowly been breaching the nuclear deal in retaliation for U.S. sanctions, has threatened further violations in early September unless it receives sanctions relief. No tankers have been targeted in significant covert attacks since the June 20 operation, although Iran did seize a British tanker to retaliate against the detention of one of its own ships.

People Trump says USA 'not involved' in Iranian rocket failure
Author: 0 Trump says USA 'not involved' in Iranian rocket failure

In previous days, satellite images had shown officials there repainting the launch pad blue. A United States official also said Iran suffered a satellite launch failure. Speaking to reporters at the White House on Friday, he said he had "the absolute right" do share the image on Twitter with his 63.7 million followers.

People Hong Kong violence grows
Author: 0 Hong Kong violence grows

Hong Kong protesters moved their fight for greater democracy to Hong Kong International airport on Sunday to draw global attention to their struggle. John Lee, government secretary for security, told media that almost 100 petrol bombs were thrown in various locations on Saturday with two found on a 13-year-old boy who was arrested inside an MTR station.

People At Least 100 Killed in Saudi-Led Airstrikes in Yemen
Author: 0 At Least 100 Killed in Saudi-Led Airstrikes in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition, which backs Yemen's government, said its attack destroyed a drone and missile site. The coalition has faced worldwide criticism for airstrikes that have hit schools, hospitals and wedding parties, killing thousands of Yemeni civilians.

People Texas has looser gun laws begin one day after mass shooting
Author: 0 Texas has looser gun laws begin one day after mass shooting

Allow foster homes to store firearms. House Bill 302: prohibits landlords from banning renters and their guests from carrying firearms in lease agreements. Later, as Trump attended a briefing on the Federal Emergency Administration Company on Hurricane Dorian, he stated he's dedicated to discovering methods to "substantially reduce" the frequency of mass shootings by preserving firearms out of the arms of harmful individuals, imposing harsher penalties for gun-related offenses, and ...

People Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Derides Attendees of Boston's Straight Pride Parade
Author: 0 Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Derides Attendees of Boston's Straight Pride Parade

Organisers said the event was meant to celebrate straight people as " an oppressed majority ", and participants carried signs bearing the slogans "straight lives matter" and "make normalcy normal again". Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., also called for supporters to "support the local LGBTQ community impacted by Boston's white supremacist parade". 'My fellow homosexuals have been embarrassing me for decades, ' he told AFP.

People Fury and fire on Hong Kong streets
Author: 0 Fury and fire on Hong Kong streets

In Hong Kong , the Associated Press reported Saturday, protesters threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the streets, while police stormed a subway vehicle and hit passengers with batons and pepper spray. Police said they arrested 40 people inside Prince Edward metro station on suspicion of obstructing officers, unlawful assembly and criminal damage.

People Neil Cavuto fires back at Donald Trump: 'I don't work for you'
Author: 0 Neil Cavuto fires back at Donald Trump: 'I don't work for you'

The results of that interview prompted the president to conclude that "Fox isn't working for us anymore!" - and to tell his supporters to hunt for a different news outlet. "I also think he's getting sick of Fox, which is weird, because I think he gets pretty fair coverage on Fox". '@ CNN & @ MSNBC are all in for the Open Border Socialists (or beyond).

People Pope gets stuck in elevator
Author: 0 Pope gets stuck in elevator

He arrived about 10 minutes late for his common Sunday viewers after the rescue crew was referred to as to restore the elevate and to free him. "I was blocked in an elevator for 25 minutes". Appearing from the window of the Apostolic Palace, the Pope told the crowd: "First of all I must excuse myself for being late". "Their provenance expresses the missionary vocation of the Church to continue to announce the merciful love of God to all men on Earth", the Pope said before reading aloud a ...

People Amazon fires under control
Author: 0 Amazon fires under control

Despite environmentalists pointing the finger at Bolsonaro, Brazil's populist pro-business President who is backed by Brazil's so-called beef caucus , he has dismissed accusations of responsibility for the fires and declared last week that he would send 43,000 troops to combat the inferno.

People Trump Iran photo tweet raises worries about disclosure of USA surveillance secrets
Author: 0 Trump Iran photo tweet raises worries about disclosure of USA surveillance secrets

Officials presented the satellite , Nahid-1, at a space research center in Tehran , where it is awaiting the preparation of a rocket launcher, Iranian media reported . However, because the rockets use similar technology to long-range ballistic missiles, the USA eyes the country's activities skeptically. This satellite image from Planet Labs Inc., that has been annotated by experts at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at Middlebury Institute of International Studies, ...

People FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul
Author: 0 FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul

The investigation was not previously public and the FTC may seek "financial damages" from Juul of which Altria owns 35 percent. "Don't vape. Don't use Juul". Burns was talking during an interview with Tony Dokoupil on CBS This Morning at the time and explained that his comments were aimed at those who are considering starting vaping without having an existing relationship with nicotine.

People Operator on drowning 911 call sounded 'callous,' but followed policy
Author: 0 Operator on drowning 911 call sounded 'callous,' but followed policy

In the 911 recording , released by police as part of the internal investigation, Stevens was heard crying and begging for help, saying she could not swim. Dispatcher: " As soon as they get there ". And a police captain has known as Reneau's perspective speaking to Stevens "uncharacteristic" of the worker.

People British PM Challenges Lawmakers To Deliver Brexit With Or Without Deal
Author: 0 British PM Challenges Lawmakers To Deliver Brexit With Or Without Deal

The government has said that the five-week suspension in September and October will still allow "ample time" to debate Brexit effectively. Brexit supporters surrounded by policemen shout slogans as anti Brexit protesters demonstrate during a rally outside Downing Street in London , Saturday, Aug.

People Hurricane Dorian threatens disaster in the Bahamas
Author: 0 Hurricane Dorian threatens disaster in the Bahamas

In this NOAA GOES-East satellite image, Hurricane Dorian leaves the Caribbean Sea and tracks towards the Florida coast taken on August 29, 2019 in the Atlantic Ocean. If, as expected, Dorian reaches Category 4 strength over the weekend, its winds will blow at more than 130 miles per hour (210 km/h). Matthew approached Florida and headed north, staying just offshore before moving along South Carolina's coast without making a major landfall.

People Australia's Great Barrier Reef in 'very poor' condition
Author: 0 Australia's Great Barrier Reef in 'very poor' condition

Australia pledged A$500 million (£276m) to protect the Great Barrier Reef previous year. The massive report documents the condition of the reef and its outlook for the future. Australian authorities are sounding the alarm about the health of the Great Barrier Reef's coral. They respond by expelling the symbiotic algae living in their tissues, causing the coral to turn white.

People Russian Federation concerned by UAE airstrikes on Yemen - Foreign Ministry
Author: 0 Russian Federation concerned by UAE airstrikes on Yemen - Foreign Ministry

A Saudi-led coalition - which included the UAE - supported Hadi's troops, but earlier this summer the UAE said it planned to reduce its presence in Yemen . 8 August : At least 12 people are killed in renewed clashes between the SBF and pro-Hadi forces in Aden . Yemen's internationally recognized government said the airstrikes killed at least 40 people.

People Multiple people injured in separate shootings in Midland, near Odessa, reports say
Author: 0 Multiple people injured in separate shootings in Midland, near Odessa, reports say

The local CBS affiliate reports that Midland, Texas, officials believe there are two shooters who are firing from multiple vehicles. "At one point we didn't know that that was the same person". Twenty injuries have been reported in connection to the shooting, according to the City of Odessa. Seven people remained in critical condition hours after the shooting, said Russell Tippin, CEO of Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

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