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People Emergency management officials give update on extensive flooding
Author: 0 Emergency management officials give update on extensive flooding

Governors and mayors in Illinois, Kentucky and in declared states of emergency for counties along waterways, including the Illinois and OH rivers that were expected to rise after reaching near or above their floods stages. "Right now we just finished a briefing with the National Guard about (1 p.m. Saturday), just some further coordination and planning efforts", he said.

People SNOW forecast for Surrey & Hampshire as 'Beast from the East' arrives
Author: 0 SNOW forecast for Surrey & Hampshire as 'Beast from the East' arrives

The alert warns there may be some power cuts and loss of mobile phone signal. Off a call with Met Office & ScotGovt Resilience Team. Staying very cold and breezy'. Met Office forecasters also said that cold air coming in from Scandinavia will hit the country by Wednesday , and that it 'will potentially bring disrupted snow falls throughout the United Kingdom'.

People Rick Gates Pleads Guilty on Two Counts in Russian Interference Investigation
Author: 0 Rick Gates Pleads Guilty on Two Counts in Russian Interference Investigation

This follows a political counteroffensive by Trump and congressional Republicans in recent weeks, including the release of a memo drafted by staffers for the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, documenting the fact that the Federal Bureau of Investigation illegally obtained a warrant from the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to wiretap a former Trump campaign aide, Carter Page, by failing to inform the court that information it used to secure ...

People PM Modi: At Auroville, the material and spiritual co-exist in harmony
Author: 0 PM Modi: At Auroville, the material and spiritual co-exist in harmony

Further emphasising on the same, Prime Minister Modi said that the safety rules are often ignored at a number of places, which leads to some-or-the other kind of accidents. Analysts are puzzled to see Modi indulging in personal jibe against an elected chief minister from a rival party even when there is no election in Puducherry in the foreseeable future.

People Michelle Obama's Memoir to Arrive in November
Author: 0 Michelle Obama's Memoir to Arrive in November

Former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama announced on Sunday that her debut memoir is set to release this fall. "As first lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S.

People South Medford students stage walk out
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Thousands of students across the country have protested gun laws and criticized lawmakers for inaction on gun violence after 17 students and faculty were killed at a high school in Parkland , Fla., last week. Several schools - public and private - posted their views online. "We have long held that students should not make decisions based on what they think will get them into college, but instead based on values and interests that are important to them".

People Uresti facing backlash from both parties following conviction
Author: 0 Uresti facing backlash from both parties following conviction

Senator Jose Rodriguez, an El Paso Democrat who leads Senate Democrats, issued a statement urging Uresti to resign, calling Uresti's entire tenure into question. Uresti says that he believes that jury was wrong in their 11 count conviction and that he plans to "absolutely" appeal the decision which could cost him several years in prison, several hundreds of thousands in fines and restitution and could cause Uresti to become disbarred from practicing law in Texas.

People Rapper NBA Youngboy arrested in Tallahassee before show at The Moon Saturday
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The "Untouchable" rapper, who has collaborated with superstars of the genre like 21 Savage, Kodak Black and others, has had previous highly-publicized brushes with the law. On August 22, 2017, Gaulden was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault with a firearm. Aside from his legal troubles, the rapper announced his new album Until Death Call My Name in January.

People 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capital; 3 said killed
Author: 0 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capital; 3 said killed

The second hit a nearby hotel. The Shabaab militant group claimed the attacks in a statement posted online, saying it was targetting the government and security services. The latest incident began when a vehicle failed to stop at a checkpoint outside the presidential palace before being blown up, state media say. "The militants got off when they neared the palace, the suicide vehicle bomb exploded outside the palace where there were many military soldiers who guarded the street adjacent to ...

People Dead After Israel Navy Opens Fire at Gaza 'Fishermen'
Author: 0 Dead After Israel Navy Opens Fire at Gaza 'Fishermen'

One of the men in the boat was seriously wounded and later died. In May a year ago, another Palestinian fisherman was shot dead by the gunfire of the Israeli army naval forces in the sea of the Gaza Strip. Over the past two years, Israel has detained dozens of Gaza fishermen who have strayed beyond the border, a senior naval commander said. "The other two suspects were handed to security forces for interrogation", she said.

People Militants kill policemen guarding Charar-i-Sharief, Hurriyat leader
Author: 0 Militants kill policemen guarding Charar-i-Sharief, Hurriyat leader

Terrorists also decamped with his service rifle. A constable was killed after militants attacked the home of Hurriyat leader Fazal Haq Qureshi at Bilal Colony in Srinagar's Soura area on Sunday, according to several media reports. Constable Kultair Singh, who is from Samba, died in hospital. Qureshi, an executive member of Mirwaiz led Hurriyat had survived an assassination attempt in 2009.

People Russian Federation sends its most advanced jet to Syria, US Army official says
Author: 0 Russian Federation sends its most advanced jet to Syria, US Army official says

They have been touted as a future rival to the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, which the United States uses in patrols over Syria . Most analysts believe it probably is not the equal of those planes-even when and if Russian Federation gets all the bugs worked out-but it poses a real threat to them, and it's not as though the Islamic State or al-Qaeda has been fielding an air force that needs to be shot down .

People North Korean envoy in South Korea opens door to US talks
Author: 0 North Korean envoy in South Korea opens door to US talks

Officials from both Seoul and Washington had already said there would be no meeting between Kim Yong Chol and Ivanka Trump - who is travelling with Korea specialists from the U.S. "Like we have said repeatedly, we would consider any restrictions on us as an act of war, and we will not stop the U.S. if it really has the nerve to confront us in a "rough" manner", the statement on official news agency KCNA said.

People England's Pepperell edges Fisher for maiden European Tour title
Author: 0 England's Pepperell edges Fisher for maiden European Tour title

Pepperell, 27, who has yet to win on the European Tour , carded a 66. I need a glass of wine and more than that I think! Fisher's round consisted of birdies on the third, fifth and eighth and he followed that up with five more gains on the 11th, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th while dropping his only shot of the day at the 12th.

People Powerful Quake Rocks Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Powerful Quake Rocks Papua New Guinea

Geological Survey said. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-7.5 quake hit about 89 kilometers (55 miles) southwest of Porgera early Monday in the Pacific island nation. The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed there is no tsunami threat to Australia. Earthquakes are common in PNG, which sits on the so-called Pacific Ri ng of Fire, a hotspot for seismic activity due to friction between tectonic plates.

People Olympic bobsledder Lauren Gibbs lets Ivanka Trump try on her silver medal
Author: 0 Olympic bobsledder Lauren Gibbs lets Ivanka Trump try on her silver medal

Trump has been very Instagram-happy while documenting her South Korea sporting adventure, posing with American athletes such as the figure skaters Bradie Tennell and Karen Chen, among others. "I feel like this nearly is like trying on someone's wedding band", Trump said. Gibbs placed the medal around Trump's neck. "That is so cool", Trump added as she raised the medal with one hand and draped her other around Gibb's and posed for photos.

People Syria airstrikes, shelling kill 22; United Nations votes for cease-fire
Author: 0 Syria airstrikes, shelling kill 22; United Nations votes for cease-fire

According to France's presidency said that the ceasefire resolution adopted was "an essential first step", and would be "extremely vigilant" over its implementation, according to local media reports. "We are used to their betrayals", he added. Russian Federation has been pressing for a negotiated withdrawal of rebel fighters and their families like the one that saw the government retake full control of Syria's second city Aleppo in December 2016.

People NASCAR moves Atlanta Cup race time up one hour
Author: 0 NASCAR moves Atlanta Cup race time up one hour

Austin Dillon, who won last weekend's Daytona 500, qualified 25th in the No. 3 RCR auto. They were the only other drivers to lead laps. Defending NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex will start 35th after his vehicle did not pass inspection.

People Major incident declared after explosion in Leicester, UK
Author: 0 Major incident declared after explosion in Leicester, UK

A spokeswoman for Leicestershire Police said all the emergency services were in attendance, including six fire engines. Officers have said they are conducting a search and rescue operation at the scene. A picture used by the Leicester Mercury newspaper showed a blaze and the rubble of a destroyed building which the newspaper said housed a convenience store and a flat above it.

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