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by | September 19, 2018 | 03:13

A video posted to Instagram shows an unreal scene of a fire tornado pulling the hoses of a wildfire crew high into the air. "That's definitely a first". The video, which has been viewed more than 66,000 times, is from 19 August, when crews were fighting the Chutanli Lake fire in central British Columbia under high winds.

by | September 19, 2018 | 03:32

Seeking a check on Russian aggression, Poland wants the 3,000 United States troops now deployed in Poland on a rotating basis to be upgraded to a larger, permanent presence. At the press conference, Duda said that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Poland, which was long dominated by Russian Federation and the Soviet Union, wants "a permanent American base in Poland".

by | September 19, 2018 | 02:21

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has already opened an inquiry into Musk's tweets . According to sources, this SEC investigation was originally focused on a number of misleading pronouncements from Tesla with regard to their manufacturing goals and sales targets.

by | September 19, 2018 | 03:17

Sixty-five women who say they have known Kavanaugh for over three decades also defended his character in the form of a letter sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday, before Ford came forward publicly. In both cases, the allegations became public only after the nominees went through their initial confirmation hearings. Feehery is unsure whether there will be a backlash against #MeToo but he and others underscore the politics - and arguably, the double standards - at play in ...

by | September 19, 2018 | 03:12

Multiple government departments appealed and wanted weed use at home to remain illegal. The court accepted medical studies that showed alcohol caused more harm than dagga and that there was little data to show that criminalising dagga reduced harmful use.

by | September 19, 2018 | 02:20

Officials are eyeing river levels after the deluge of rain that measures in feet, not inches. - Like hurricanes Harvey and Katrina before it, Florence will be remembered for unleashing a staggering amount of water over a vast area. The US Coast Guard has made dozens of water rescues in the area, and one helicopter alone south of Wilmington saved 26 adults and 11 children, as well as seven dogs and four cats.

by | September 19, 2018 | 02:36

And Democrats refused to attend the meeting where judiciary staffers questioned Kavanaugh on the allegations, claiming the efforts weren't sufficient. Republicans have not settled on the strategy, the person familiar with the situation said, but were weighing options, including doing nothing. Key will be the views of Collins and Sen.

by | September 19, 2018 | 01:49

In a statement , Trump said the tariffs will take effect on September 24, at 10 percent until the end of the year, when they will rise to 25 percent. The decision throws into doubt efforts to reach a diplomatic breakthrough in the conflict. White House officials said Monday that China could win relief from the tariffs by acceding to the administration's trade demands, including allowing United States companies greater access to the China market and dropping its requirement that USA ...

by | September 19, 2018 | 03:06

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Monday for Kavanaugh and accuser Ford to answer questions from senators about the allegation, though it's unclear if Ford will accept the invitation. White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway told reporters Monday that Ford "should not be ignored or insulted; she should be heard", adding that Ford should also testify under oath on Capitol Hill.

by | September 19, 2018 | 03:01

MOSCOW - Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday it had summoned Israel's ambassador in Moscow over the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria . The Russian defence ministry said body fragments, personal belongings and the plane's debris had been found by search ships in the Mediterranean on Tuesday.

by | September 19, 2018 | 01:40

The secretary of state added, "It's inconsistent with what foreign policy of the United States is as directed by this president, and it is beyond inappropriate for him to be engaged". " Henry Kissinger [another former Secretary of State] for 40 years has been traveling to Russian Federation, traveling to China, talks with the leaders".

by | September 18, 2018 | 03:11

As part of the EU, Britain now enjoys the freedom of goods, services, money and people to move across borders with 27 other countries in the region. On the other hand, non-EU countries like India are subject to a strict visa regime and quotas under specific categories.

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:41

Obama plans to campaign for Cordray in Cleveland Thursday. Brown is being challenged by former Republican Congressman Jim Renacci. But with the national political environment in their favor, Trump's approval rating in the mid-30s, according to a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll, and the historical disadvantage the incumbent president's party faces in the midterm elections , Democrats are eyeing the Midwest, and OH in particular, as a place to avenge those losses.

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:19

Authorities are planning to release the footage. Multiple cars are on fire on two levels of a parking garage in Brooklyn . The fire quickly grew to a 6-alarm blaze and the Fire Department of NY said seven firefighters were treated for injuries as the fire raged.

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:35

House Republicans introduced legislation on September 10 that would lock in individual tax provisions contained in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that are set to expire in 2025. The bill includes several retirement-related provisions that would allow small businesses to more easily offer 401 (k) plans, as well as new individual savings accounts for education and newborns.

by | September 18, 2018 | 03:12

Speaking later Monday, Moon was quoted as saying at a weekly meeting with top aides that he would seek a lasting agreement with the North. "What I seek to obtain is peace. Moon said he wants "to find a middle ground between a USA request for (North Korea's) denuclearization and the North's request for corresponding measures such as ending hostile relations and security assurances".

by | September 18, 2018 | 01:23

His comments follow a report in The Wall Street Journal . Mr Trump has homed in on China as he seeks to rebalance America's trade relations, introducing levies on products from the country worth $50 billion and claiming he is prepared...

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:19

Ford's decision to share her story, and now that she has, it is in the hands of the FBI to conduct an investigation", Feinstein's statement said . "I thought he might inadvertently kill me", said Ford, now a 51-year-old research psychologist in northern California.

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:41

Before the memorandum was signed by the Russian and Turkish defense ministries, Russian President Putin stated that he agreed with Turkish leader Erdogan to set up a 15-20 kilometers (9.3-12.4 miles) demilitarized zone along the contact line between Syrian government troops and the armed opposition by October 15.

by | September 18, 2018 | 01:12

The robber turns and flees, followed quickly by the man with the shotgun. Two of the raiders, armed with hammers, vaulted the shop counter while a third pointed what appeared to be a shotgun at patrons, including O'Connor. According to the The Irish Independent, O'Connor is 84, but the Sun and the Irish Examiner say he is 83. He said he has had a mixed reaction from his family-with some saying he shouldn't have put his life in danger.

by | September 18, 2018 | 01:20

Ford claims that what Kavanaugh allegedly did to her at a party in the 80s was attempted rape. Weinstein denies the allegations. Republican Senator Orrin Hatch said he spoke with Kavanaugh on Monday. Later that day, the FBI announced it would not open an investigation. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) in late July through her Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office, with the understanding that her story would remain confidential.

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:30

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 6, 2018. The allegation against Kavanaugh first came to light late last week in the form of a letter that had been for some time in the possession of Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee and one of its four female members.

by | September 17, 2018 | 05:06

Pictures from local press showed a hazardous material suit in the area, while a police officer was seen in protective clothing with their face covered. Both patients were treated at the scene and were conscious, the BBC reported citing the South Western Ambulance Service. The pub, as well as the surrounding roads have since been cordoned off "as a precautionary measure", while officers are investigating the scene.

by | September 17, 2018 | 04:33

Gas service to all homes in the affected area has been shut of and the homes cleared of gas as of 6:30 this morning, according to public safety officials. Andover also announced in a tweet the schools would be open Monday. Federal and state officials are investigating. Michael Mansfield, the Andover fire chief, said: "I have never seen anything like this".

by | September 17, 2018 | 04:16

This has not changed. US President Donald Trump greets Kavanaugh in the White House. Though a number of Democrats have called for Kavanaugh's confirmation vote to be delayed, a GOP judiciary spokesperson has told TIME the vote has not been rescheduled.

by | September 17, 2018 | 05:16

As of 8am ET on Thursday, Florence was driving maximum sustained winds of 110mph (177km/h), according to an updated forecast from the National Hurricane Center. On the Outer Banks, some people are preparing to ride out the storm, despite an evacuation order. A state of emergency has been declared in five coastal states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland and Virginia and the USA capital Washington.

by | September 17, 2018 | 03:02

He produced a gun in response, and grabbed hold of her shirt. Image: Ortiz was arrested by police in the Texas city of Laredo. Ortiz worked as an intelligence supervisor for the Border Patrol. The names of the four women have not been revealed. Webb County Sheriff's spokesman Eduardo Chapa told CNN investigators are not ruling out the possibility of more victims.

by | September 17, 2018 | 03:38

It had weakened to a tropical depression by Sunday, but was forecast to drop a further 5 to 10 inches (13 to 25 cm) of rain in North Carolina , bringing rainfall totals in some inland areas to 15 to 20 inches and over 30 inches (76 cm) closer to the coast, according to the National Hurricane Center.

by | September 17, 2018 | 02:53

On Friday afternoon, hundreds of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip arrived at five different spots in the eastern area of the coastal enclave, close to the border with Israel as part of their participation of the 25th Friday of the "Great March of Return".

by | September 17, 2018 | 03:25

The campaign began as near-daily attacks against Israelis but has since decreased significantly. Video footage shared on social media purportedly showed the assailant approaching an older man near the mall entrance and stabbing him. "When the rockets were falling, that's when he would get in his auto and go down to Sderot", Hasten said. "If that meant 30 days of Facebook jail, so be it".

by | September 17, 2018 | 01:34

Speaking before Ford's interview with was published, a Republican member of the committee said he expected Kavanaugh would be comfortably approved in any vote and even predicted he would get some support from Democrats. Ford took a polygraph test in early August, then made a decision to remain anonymous, despite the results affirming her honesty. Once there, Kavanaugh allegedly "pinned her to a bed on her back and groped her over her clothes, grinding his body against hers and clumsily ...

by | September 17, 2018 | 01:30

Highly conflicted Bob Mueller & the 17 Angry Democrats are using this Phony issue to hurt us in the Midterms. "Very unfair and BAD for the country". Ken Starr, the man who led the investigation that resulted in President Bill Clinton's impeachment, said he was was not surprised to see former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller .

by | September 17, 2018 | 01:47

The vote to remove Clinton and Keller came after a 15-member, board-nominated volunteer work group created a scale to grade historical figures, according to the outlet. Clinton, the first woman in US history to win a presidential nomination by a major political party, only ranked a five. Keller received seven points out of 20.

by | September 16, 2018 | 06:23

Manafort has been held in jail for the last several months after prosecutors accused him of witness tampering. Manafort made a similar unsuccessful request in his bank fraud and tax evasion trial in northern Virginia. Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, was convicted on eight out of 18 counts related to tax fraud, bank fraud, and failure to report foreign bank accounts.

by | September 16, 2018 | 05:00

The media aide to the former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri , has reacted to the report that the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun resigned from her position. However in a statement, she said she felt bound to resign after the investigation result became known. The minister of state for budget and national planning, Zainab Ahmed, will oversee the finance ministry with immediate effect, the presidency said.