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by | October 14, 2018 | 23:56

Search and rescue volunteers have already located hundreds of people reported missing last week. The destruction has been especially severe in Mexico Beach , where the water, sewage and communications systems were destroyed, which could take months to fix.

by | October 14, 2018 | 19:44

One of the worst hit areas was the coastal city of Figueira da Foz. "People were very anxious". Storms packing almost 180 kilometres-per-hour winds hit Portugal early Sunday leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power before carrying heavy rain on into Spain, authorities said.

by | October 14, 2018 | 17:45

I believe in the pain and trauma behind every single complaint. "I am proposing to set up a committee with senior judicial and legal persons as members to look into all issues emanating from the #MeToo campaign", Gandhi said. In order to help students who might not know how to go about the complaint, here's a detailed account of what qualifies as sexual harassment and what you can do to get help.

by | October 14, 2018 | 17:43

On the other hand, Quebec's Premier-designate François Legault had earlier stated that his new leadership will not support Mrs Jean for her re-election as the head of the OIF - vowing to join the African consensus he said "is full of potential".

by | October 14, 2018 | 17:28

Saudi officials have denied any involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance and alleged murder, saying he left the consulate on October 2. Britain and the USA are considering boycotting a major worldwide conference in Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , the BBC reported on Sunday.

by | October 14, 2018 | 14:18

Police official Bir Bahadur Budhamagar said villagers who on Saturday reached the site at the base camp of Mount Gurja, a 7,913 metre-high peak, spotted seven bodies on the mountain slopes. Wangchu Sherpa, managing director of Trekking Camp Nepal, who organised the expedition, said they raised the alarm after they had not heard from the team for almost 24 hours.

by | October 13, 2018 | 21:44

LARA said there is still an open investigation into the funeral home and its owners. Authorities say construction workers found the infant corpses Friday at the Cantrell Funeral Home . Naveed Syed, who now owns the property where the funeral home is located, told local news station, told WXYZ that he helped lead state inspectors to the bodies .

by | October 13, 2018 | 21:29

But Francis kept him on, as popes tend to do with able-bodied bishops who share their pastoral priorities. "You have sufficient elements to "justify" your actions and distinguish between what it means to cover up crimes or not to deal with problems, and to commit some mistakes", the pope wrote.

by | October 13, 2018 | 19:59

India on Friday was elected unopposed to the United Nations Human Rights Council as a candidate from Asia-Pacific region for the 5th time after being elected in 2007, 2011 and 2014 to three-year terms. The regional group endorsed five countries, which matched the number of seats open for election this year, and they were the only countries on the ballot.

by | October 13, 2018 | 19:47

Israel accuses Hamas, which controls Gaza, of orchestrating the protests along the border fence to provide cover for attacks and to distract from Gazas economic plight. And on Thursday, a Palestinian man stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier, raising the possibility of a revenge attack. " Israel will not tolerate a situation in which fuel tankers are allowed to enter Gaza on the one hand, while terror and violence are used against IDF soldiers and Israeli citizens on the other ", Defense ...

by | October 13, 2018 | 17:25

Some residents briefly left their homes in the island's capital Denpasar, according to Reuters. The magnitude 6.0 quake struck at 7.44am on Thursday (NZT) at a depth of 9 kilometres. "I felt it for about 10 seconds". An natural disaster Thursday killed three people in Indonesia and rattled hotels where International Monetary Fund delegates are attending a major summit, a fortnight after a quake-tsunami killed more than 2,000 elsewhere in the archipelago.

by | October 13, 2018 | 11:27

He served as New York City's mayor for three terms and has twice flirted with running for president as an independent candidate. Bloomberg, who was NY mayor from 2002 to 2013, was elected to the position as a registered Republican before switching to an independent in 2007.

by | October 13, 2018 | 06:29

A Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii , the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a bulletin. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially warned hazardous tsunami waves were possible in coastal areas 300km from the epicentre.

by | October 12, 2018 | 20:42

A Pennsylvania grand jury report released in late July was also critical of how Wuerl handled the alleged abuse of more than a thousand children by 301 Catholic priests. "Since I became Prefect of this Congregation on 30 June 2010, I never brought up the McCarrick case in an audience with Pope Benedict XVI or Pope Francis until these last days, after his removal from the College of Cardinals".

by | October 12, 2018 | 20:19

Britain is leaving the European Union on March 29 and the possibility of there being no deal on trade and future relations is worrying businesses and politicians. "When we published our plans in June on a UK-wide customs backstop, we were absolutely clear that the arrangement would be temporary, and only in place until our future economic relationship is ready", the spokeswoman said.

by | October 12, 2018 | 17:41

This is the third named storm of the season. A combination of winds up to 60 miles per hour and heavy rainfall are set to make driving conditions hazardous - including along the coast at times of high tides. The Met Office predicts Friday and Saturday will see the whole region hit with heavy rain and wind. Meanwhile winds of 50 to 60mph are expected widely in warning area, with gusts expected to peak at 70mph in the most exposed parts.

by | October 12, 2018 | 17:34

By declaring this state of emergency, Gov. Scott said he is ensuring that state and local government has ample time, resources and flexibility to get prepared for this storm. As Michael continues strengthening, it likely becomes a hurricane by Monday afternoon. Tropical Storm Michael moves near the western tip of Cuba.

by | October 12, 2018 | 17:03

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. The flight's take-off wheel allegedly hit the compound wall soon after take-off. The plane reached cruising altitude and flew for three hours before it was diverted to Mumbai as a precaution. "The passengers were provided with appropriate refreshments at Mumbai and a relief aircraft was arranged to continue the flight from Mumbai to Dubai with ...

by | October 12, 2018 | 12:51

Sethi informed that the evacuation operation has already started in low-laying areas of coastal districts and 753 persons have already been shifted to safer places in Ganjam so far. In view of rough sea conditions, the IMD has also advised hoisting of great danger signal GD-10 at Gopalpur and Puri and GD-9 at Paradip and Chandbali ports in Odisha.

by | October 12, 2018 | 08:11

Marine Corps will provide additional information when it becomes available". Certain fuel tubes were identified as a potential problem. Joe DellaVedova, spokesman for the Pentagon's F-35 office said inspections "are expected to be completed within the next 24 to 48 hours".

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:59

THE Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for much of the United Kingdom this weekend as Storm Callum threatens to strike. A weather system, named Storm Callum , has been brewing to the north west, near Newfoundland, and will hit Ireland tomorrow night.

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:37

By showing up in a new Rolls Royce Kim managed to mock Pompeo and the Trump administration's attempts to isolate North Korea. While some in the United States administration have indicated that denuclearization could be completed within the lifespan of the Trump administration, some experts say it could take more than a decade - assuming it is faithfully implemented, which many doubt.

by | October 11, 2018 | 18:25

It's reported the party fears being "sold out" in the Brexit talks and could vote against the budget triggering the possibility of bringing down the government , forcing a General Election. The DUP has a confidence and supply arrangement with the government which sees its 10 MPs help it see bills through the legislative process. 'My estimate is that there are at least 40 colleagues who are not going to accept a half-in, half-out Chequers deal or indeed a backstop that leaves us in the ...

by | October 11, 2018 | 16:59

Turkey's state-run news agency, quoting police, has said 15 Saudi nationals arrived in Istanbul aboard two planes and were inside the consulate building when Khashoggi went missing. Mr Khashoggi, 59, has more than 1.6 million Twitter followers and has written for the Washington Post opinion section. The U.N. human rights office urged both Turkey and Saudi Arabia to investigate what it called the "apparent enforced disappearance" and possible murder of Khashoggi.

by | October 10, 2018 | 18:42

Michael will move across the eastern Gulf of Mexico through Tuesday night. The storm is about 200 miles SSW of Apalachicola and moving north at 12 mph. Packing winds of 50 mph, the storm was about 130 miles southeast of Cozumel, Mexico, on Sunday afternoon, crawling to the north-northeast at 3 mph.