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World News Eliud Kipchoge smashes marathon world record in Berlin
Author: 0 Eliud Kipchoge smashes marathon world record in Berlin

Attracting attention from all over the athletics world, Kipchoge's achievement is already being spoken of in the highest terms. Amos Kipruto of Kenya was second in 2:06:23 with Kenya's Wilson Kipsang , the former world record holder, third in 2:06:48.

World News Kemi Adeosun: How I got my NYSC exemption certificate
Author: 0 Kemi Adeosun: How I got my NYSC exemption certificate

Adeosun's resignation from office followed allegations of forgery of her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate. The minister felt that her position is becoming untenable and is hurting the President in the run up to the 2019 election.

World News United States recoils from 'cop killing' in Dallas of Botham Jean
Author: 0 United States recoils from 'cop killing' in Dallas of Botham Jean

Shortly after the news station was eviscerated on Twitter by people on both sides of the aisle, they changed their headline. Another search warrant allowed investigators to collect communications from property management connected to the shooting and seize the logs from access doors and gates and an elevator access door lock as well as a lock audit report for each of their apartments, the WFAA story stated.

World News Trump claims Maria death toll rose ‘like magic’
Author: 0 Trump claims Maria death toll rose ‘like magic’

Hurricane Maria lashed out on Puerto Rico in late 2017, killing a reported estimate of 3,000 people and depleting this United States of America territory of its resources. "I mean, at what point do you recognize that what they're doing is a political agenda, couched in the nice language of journalism?" The death toll from Maria, the most powerful storm to hit there in nearly a century, was raised last month from 64, a number widely discounted as far too low, to 2,975.

World News Sheriff: Border Patrol agent suspected of killing 4 women
Author: 0 Sheriff: Border Patrol agent suspected of killing 4 women

Authorities say one woman Ortiz had abducted escaped early Saturday morning and she was able to alert authorities. Further details were sparse. Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said police believed Mr Ortiz had acted alone. The second victim, 42-year-old Claudine Anne Luera , was located alive along Texas Highway 255 near mile marker 436. Investigators in the latest death case in Laredo have revealed the name of the victim.

World News Russians accused over Salisbury poisoning were in city 'as tourists'
Author: 0 Russians accused over Salisbury poisoning were in city 'as tourists'

Replying to the interviewer's question why the pair went to Salisbury for two days in a row, Boshirov said that when they first got to the town it was snowy and they got wet so they chose to take the train back. "An illegal chemical weapon has been used on the streets of this country". "They made their initial booking - and checked in online - at 2000 [8pm] GMT [10pm Moscow time] on 1 March 2018, the night before their short trip to London and Salisbury", Bellingcat said.

World News Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head
Author: 0 Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head

As of 8 a.m., the Category 2 storm was centered about 170 miles (275 kilometers) east-southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina , and about 220 miles (355 kilometers) east-southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina . After that, Florence is forecast to move northwest and north and move across western SC on Sunday, Sept. 15, and across western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee on Monday, Sept.

World News Tourists injured after rockfall at pristine beach in Greece's Zakynthos
Author: 0 Tourists injured after rockfall at pristine beach in Greece's Zakynthos

According to Reuters .com, visitors at the popular Navagio beach on the island of Zakynthos were shocked as a huge sheet of rock fell from the wall of a cove and almost landed on beachgoers. "There was a rumble and a rock fell, followed by a larger rock and then another". An air and sea search was conducted as a precaution in case there was anyone trapped under the rocks .

World News U.S. sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds for N.Korea
Author: 0 U.S. sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds for N.Korea

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the sanctions were meant to stop the flow of illicit revenue to North Korea from overseas IT workers hiding behind front companies and aliases. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in June at a summit in Singapore where Kim agreed in broad terms to work toward denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

World News Super Typhoon Forecast to Hit Philippines Saturday
Author: 0 Super Typhoon Forecast to Hit Philippines Saturday

A family remove an uprooted tree next to their damaged house in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Mangkhut in Baggao town, Cagayan province Sep 15, 2018. The storm is predicted to move on to China's heavily populated southern coast this weekend. The Philippines endures about 20 typhoons and storms...

World News Lawmakers move against Hungary over rule of law
Author: 0 Lawmakers move against Hungary over rule of law

The Hungarian prime minister received harsh criticism, even within his own political family. Fidesz MEP Jozsef Szajer, a close advisor to Orban, called the EP's decision the "petty revenge" of pro-immigration politicians. The group of leftists and greens in the assembly said "Orban's authoritarian moves must be curbed". As in some other European Union countries, the centre-left has been largely marginalised.

World News Turkey Steps Up Arms to Syrian Rebels as Idlib Attack Looms
Author: 0 Turkey Steps Up Arms to Syrian Rebels as Idlib Attack Looms

Although the Foreign Minister did not specify where the meeting would take place, several local media outlets reported it would be held in Sochi, the Russian city that hosted a Turkey-Iran-Russia summit in November a year ago. And following talks last week with Iran and Russian Federation, . Turkey has also gathered forces on its own borders to deter Syrian civilians fleeing the fighting.

World News 1 year later: Political storm over Puerto Rico
Author: 0 1 year later: Political storm over Puerto Rico

More than 100 people died as a result of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. One frequent tactic is claiming ignorance: "I haven't read it yet", said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Trump's tweet as he walked away from reporters.

Author: 0 Watch a livestream of Hurricane Florence bearing down on North Carolina

Water kills more people in hurricanes than wind, and Masters said Florence would still be an extremely risky storm for rain and storm surge . Florence has been bearing down on the Carolinas for days, and it has expanded in size, with tropical-storm-force winds extending almost 200 miles from the storm's eye.

World News Gov. Deal issues state of emergency for Georgia
Author: 0 Gov. Deal issues state of emergency for Georgia

Landfall is expected late Thursday or early Friday , and the National Hurricane Center fears the storm "will slow considerably or stall, leading to a prolonged and exceptionally heavy and unsafe rainfall event Friday-Sunday". Forecasts generally project Florence to make landfall in southeastern North Carolina on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane. "The National Hurricane Center forecasts additional strengthening for Florence before it reaches the coastline of North Carolina and SC ...

World News 5 dead in Hurricane Florence, including mom and infant
Author: 0 5 dead in Hurricane Florence, including mom and infant

In Wilmington, near where the eye of the hurricane touched down, trees and power lines were down and many windows had been broken. Top winds were holding at 90 miles per hour - that's just a Category 1 hurricane - but some communities were already submerged in more than six feet of water as the storm drenched the coast.

World News Pompeo on Kerry: 'Actively Undermining US Policy,' 'Literally Unheard Of'
Author: 0 Pompeo on Kerry: 'Actively Undermining US Policy,' 'Literally Unheard Of'

And according to him, right, you don't have to take my word for it, he - these are his answers, he was talking to them. Trump called the get-togethers " illegal meetings " and asked why Kerry had not registered as a foreign agent . Following the USA pullout from the nuclear agreement in May, Iran said it was interested in keeping the deal alive, but only if the remaining powers could guarantee it would not face economic isolation under Washington's sanctions.

Author: 0 Trump’s Hurricane Maria Tweets Get Rare Republican Pushback In Florida

Seth Meyers responded to a video of Trump discussing the death toll in Puerto Rico with this analogy. The official death count increased months after the storm because the government of Puerto Rico originally did not acknowledge counts from news outlets investigating the impact of the storm.

World News Despite guilty plea, Paul Manafort still holds the Trump card
Author: 0 Despite guilty plea, Paul Manafort still holds the Trump card

A guilty plea helps Manafort avoid the possibility of additional prison time in the event that the Washington jury were to have convicted him. First, Schiff noted, Mueller would likely want to know from Manafort as much as possible about the infamous Trump Tower meeting of June 2016, which Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Manafort attended in the full expectation of getting dirt on Hillary Clinton supplied by the Russian government.

World News Confusion over Donald Trump’s autumn visit to Ireland
Author: 0 Confusion over Donald Trump’s autumn visit to Ireland

But White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters that no final decision had been made. Irish protesters had vowed to turn out thousands of people for a Trump visit - including the "Trump baby" balloon that made such a splash during the president's United Kingdom trip in July.

World News Documents show FEMA money used to fund ICE detention centers
Author: 0 Documents show FEMA money used to fund ICE detention centers

Merkley rejected DHS's claim in an appearance on "The Rachel Maddow Show" Tuesday night, noting that the budget document he obtained shows the "money came from response and recovery". House lawmakers were told about the decision to make the payment in late July. "It does not come out of the disaster relief fund that funds everything behind me and in the field, so it's a non-issue for us at this moment", Long told ABC News.

World News Teen dies in gas blasts that destroy homes north of Boston
Author: 0 Teen dies in gas blasts that destroy homes north of Boston

Lawrence resident Leonel Rondon, 18, was killed in his auto when his home exploded and the chimney fell onto his vehicle, WCVB reports. Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera said residents in the southern part of his city had been asked to leave their homes whether or not they were Columbia Gas customers, due to planned power cuts.

World News Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty'
Author: 0 Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty'

Manafort is expected to plead guilty to a federal conspiracy charge that accused him of money laundering, tax fraud, and lying to investigators, according to a document filed in federal court. Manafort would become the most prominent former Trump campaign official to plead guilty in Mueller's investigation, which has cast a shadow over Trump's presidency.

World News Court: British surveillance violates European law
Author: 0 Court: British surveillance violates European law

The ACLU stressed that the ruling sends a clear message that government surveillance is a violation of the human right to privacy in all countries. They wrote: "In view of the potential chilling effect that any perceived interference with the confidentiality of journalists' communications and, in particular, their sources might have on the freedom of the press, the Court found that the bulk interception regime was also in violation of article 10".