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Spanish police storm Catalan government buildings to stop independence referendum

Spanish police storm Catalan government buildings to stop independence referendum Spain's Constitutional Court has ordered the October 1 referendum suspended and the central government is waging myriad legal battles to halt it, claiming it is illegal. Catalonia's elected autonomous regional government, the Generalitat, had called the referendum after pro-independence parties were able to form an administration following elections in 2015. [Artigo completo...]

Hurricane Irma damage could be as high as $65 billion

Hurricane Irma damage could be as high as $65 billion Deaths from Irma have been reported in Broward, Collier, Duval, Hardee, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Liberty, Marion, Okeechobee, Orange, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, St. Statewide, about two percent of accounts don't have electricity. Large numbers of people in the badly-damaged Florida Keys as well as those in southwest Florida are still in the dark. [Artigo completo...]

Changes Needed In Iran Nuclear Deal To Win US Support, Tillerson Says

Tillerson, in an interview on Fox News, said the so-called sunset clauses, under which some of the 2015 deal's restrictions on Iran's nuclear program expire over time, were of particular concern. One of those clauses automatically lifts all of the sanctions regarding Tehran's nuclear program by 2030. "It's just simply. kicking the can down the road again for someone in the future to have to deal w... [Artigo completo...]

At UN, Britain to push internet firms to remove extremist content quicker

At UN, Britain to push internet firms to remove extremist content quicker She will unveil the move - also backed by France and Italy - in a speech to world leaders in NY. Internet companies including Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp Alphabet Inc's Google said they will attend the meeting. And Twitter suspended 300,000 accounts in the first six months of this year. The companies have taken steps, including hiring hundreds of new monitors to track illegal materi... [Artigo completo...]

Convicted killer recaptured after escape from MS prison

Convicted killer recaptured after escape from MS prison The entrance of the Mississippi State Penitentiary is seen in an undated photo provided by the Mississippi Department of Corrections in Parchman, Mississippi. He is a black male with brown eyes, standing at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing 193 pounds. Sanders, 41, is serving life in prison for a murder conviction. [Artigo completo...]

National surge ahead in latest Colmar Brunton poll

National surge ahead in latest Colmar Brunton poll The poll showed support for the nationalist New Zealand First Party, a potential election kingmaker, dropped 1 point to 5 percent, right on the threshold a party needs to get a seat in parliament. The Opportunities Party is steady on 2% and the Maori Party remains on 1%. In the leadup to the polling period, Labour made a U-turn on its tax policy after sustained attacks from National on its "vagu... [Artigo completo...]

Afghan President Ghani at United Nations urges dialogue with Pakistan

Ghani called on the Taliban, Pakistan, and all other neighbors and parties to the conflict to join negotiations aimed at forging peace. US President Donald Trump on Tuesday addressed the UN General Assembly in NY where he touched on a wide range of issues with special focus on North Korea and the threats emerging from militant groups across the world including the Taliban and al-Qaeda. [Artigo completo...]

An Entire Philippine Police Force Will Be Retrained After Teen's Death

An Entire Philippine Police Force Will Be Retrained After Teen's Death In an interview, Albayalde said he is mulling the reassignment and retraining of all 1,000 Caloocan City police personnel in the coming days. "We will start with the city's police precincts 2 and 7", Albayalde said of the replacement process. [Artigo completo...]

Trump's Anti-Iran Remarks Not Worth of Reply: FM Zarif

Also in a tweeter message, Zarif said "Trump's ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times-not the 21st Century UN -unworthy of a reply. Fake empathy for Iranians fools no one", he tweeted on Tuesday. The US president accused Tehran of using its wealth to prop up Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, back rebels in Yemen and "undermine peace throughout the entire Middle East". [Artigo completo...]

Donald Trump adverte que Venezuela está à beira da rutura

Donald Trump adverte que Venezuela está à beira da rutura Por seu lado, Michel Temer afirmou que os chefes de Estado presentes no jantar concordaram sobre a necessidade de encontrar "uma solução democrática na Venezuela" e em aumentar as ações dos países latino-americanos e caribenhos "para pressionar" diplomaticamente o Governo de Maduro a encontrar essa solução. [Artigo completo...]

Natural disaster jolts central New Zealand

A 5.8-magnitude natural disaster struck a few hundred kilometres off the southern coast of New Zealand on Wednesday, the country's seismic service said. Tremors may have been felt in Balclutha, Gore, Invercargill, Lumsden, Roxburgh, Te Anau and Tuatapere. A resident of Ward in south Marlborough said this afternoon's natural disaster did little more than rattle their old wooden home. [Artigo completo...]

Navy relieves 2 more top officers following deadly ship collisions

Navy relieves 2 more top officers following deadly ship collisions Military chiefs are examining the factors behind a series of deadly accidents involving members of the armed services, which the chief of US naval operations has blamed on budget cuts. Although the press release did not mention the collisions , the two fired officers were in the chain of command of the USS Fitzgerald's and McCain's respectively, when the collision's occurred . [Artigo completo...]

Sri Lanka's 2019 World Cup Dream Still Alive

Sri Lanka's 2019 World Cup Dream Still Alive An unbeaten century from Jonny Bairstow helped England stroll to a seven-wicket victory over West Indies at Old Trafford. With September 30, 2017 being the last cut-off date for automatic qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup, the West-Indies now with 78 points can not move ahead of Sri Lanka with 86 points on the ICC ODI Rankings irrespective of how their remaining matches against the E... [Artigo completo...]

Dates and Times Set for 2017-18 Washington Men's Basketball Schedule

Dates and Times Set for 2017-18 Washington Men's Basketball Schedule UA's regular season dates include a dozen games on the ESPN family of networks, three dates on Fox Sports 1, national games on CBS and FOX and a slate of Pac-12 Network games, which includes the annually sold-out McDonald's Red-Blue Game. 18 at 7 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks), then heading to Boulder to take on Colorado on Saturday, Jan. 20 (3 p.m./Pac-12 Networks). The Cougars head to the Bay Area to pl... [Artigo completo...]

Congressmen arrested for protesting over immigration outside Trump Tower

Congressmen arrested for protesting over immigration outside Trump Tower Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), as well as New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, also confirmed their arrests . Espaillat was the first formerly undocumented immigrant to become a member of Congress, and Gutierrez is a longtime immigration advocate who has been arrested multiple times for protesting on the issue, including in August at the White House, in 20... [Artigo completo...]

Korean leader vows all-out efforts to meet climate change initiatives

Korean leader vows all-out efforts to meet climate change initiatives He was asked why the US, which has spent tens of billions of dollars on missile defense programs in recent decades, has not tried to intercept North Korea's rockets as they demonstrate an increasingly sophisticated missile capability. option are talking tough - escalating their rhetoric as Trump debuts at the United Nations General Assembly . Gabriel said that requires direct negotiations w... [Artigo completo...]

Abbasi, Erdogan agree on reviving trilateral process for Afghan peace

Abbasi, Erdogan agree on reviving trilateral process for Afghan peace Underscoring that Afghanistan's neighbouring countries were seriously affected by the growing instability in Afghanistan, they emphasized the need for adopting a regional approach for bringing an end to the prolonged Afghan conflict. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the UNGA session, says Foreign Office of Pakistan. The prime minister... [Artigo completo...]

Teenager arrested over murder of British woman in Brazil

Teenager arrested over murder of British woman in Brazil Kelty was kayaking in the northern jungle state when she disappeared. Ivo Martins said Kelty's body was yet to be found, but that the teenager confessed to taking part in the slaying and said he was with six others at the time . Police said the canoeist came into difficulty last week when she activated an emergency locator device when she was between the towns of Codajas and Coari, 150 miles we... [Artigo completo...]

The new Australian $10 note enters circulation today

The new Australian $10 note enters circulation today It also retains the images of AB "Banjo" Paterson and Dame Mary Gilmore. Features introduced with the new $5 banknote are also included on the new $10 banknote to protect against counterfeiting and to maintain public confidence in the banknotes. [Artigo completo...]

North Korea, US must be pulled back from brink

North Korea, US must be pulled back from brink David Straub, a North Korea analyst with the Sejong Institute, said earlier this month: "In recent months at least the Chinese have not even been putting the statistics for oil exports to North Korea in their official records". Mattis also confirmed that he and his South Korean counterpart had recently discussed the possibility of putting USA nuclear weapons back into South Korea, an option that h... [Artigo completo...]


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