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World News Met Éireann issues tracking update on looming Lorenzo
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As uncertainty surrounds the exact track of the hurricane, which is now passing the Azores, Ireland's National Emergency Co-Ordination group is still on standby as they assess the strength of the storm expected to arrive to Ireland on Thursday.

World News Ex-Dallas cop Amber Guyger guilty in neighbor's death
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Guyger's conviction can result in a sentence of up to life in prison. The verdict follows a case that has captured national attention and sparked outrage. They said a reasonable person would have noticed the illuminated apartment numbers that read 1478, rather than 1378, and would have seen Jean's red doormat.

World News Typhoon bearing down on northern Taiwan
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Meanwhile, soldiers distributed sandbags and conducted evacuation operations with local authorities in two remote townships in the eastern county of Yilan and one in New Taipei City on Monday morning. According to the Shanghai Meteorological Bureau, at 2pm in the afternoon, the center of Mitag was about 1,300 kilometers southeast of Taipei, Taiwan , moving northwest at a speed of 25 kilometers per hour, packing winds of up to 36 kph.

World News Injuries Reported After Bridge Collapses in Taiwan
Author: 0 Injuries Reported After Bridge Collapses in Taiwan

The driver of the tanker was rescued and sent to hospital, while authorities continued work on freeing others trapped in the rubble. Rescuers search for survivors after the collapse of Nanfangao Bridge in Taiwan. (Taiwan's Military News Agency via AP) Rescuers work near the site of a collapsed bridge in Nanfangao, eastern Taiwan on October 1, 2019. Typhoon Mitag had brought high winds and heavy rain to northern Taiwan on Monday night before moving northeast.

World News Houthi Rebels In Yemen Release 290 Detainees
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Saudi Arabia blames Iran for a devastating attack on two Saudi oil facilities on 14 September, a charge Tehran denies. UK, Australia, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and UAE have so far joined the US-led coalition. Current talks between Houthis and the UN-recognised government of Yemen are confined largely to mutual troop withdrawals from the Red Sea port of Hodeidah and measures such as prisoner releases.

World News Chinese fugitive who evaded police for 17 years found in cave
Author: 0 Chinese fugitive who evaded police for 17 years found in cave

Last month, fresh clues were presented to police in Yongshan, a county in the northeast of Yunnan Province , suggesting Jiang was living near to his hometown in the south west of Yunnan Province. He has since been re-arrested for escaping prison camp in addition to the reasons for his jailing in the first place-the abduction and trafficking of women and children.

World News Several injured in violent incident at Kuopio college
Author: 0 Several injured in violent incident at Kuopio college

The shopping centre, which is a few kilometres outside the center of Kuopio, houses the Savo Vocational College, where the attacker allegedly entered with some sort of sword, according to Finnish media. "The injured have been evacuated", East Finland police said in a statement. Finland's prime minister, Antti Rinne, tweeted that the violence was "shocking and completely unacceptable".

World News Trump pressures Australia for his own political advantage
Author: 0 Trump pressures Australia for his own political advantage

Pompeo was on the July 25 phone call between Trump and the Ukrainian President, a source familiar told CNN. Scott Morrison and Donald Trump held meetings in the USA last month. president's freaky conspiracy theory. Mr. Barr met with Italian government officials on Friday in Italy . Justice spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said Trump made those calls on Barr's behalf.

World News BORIS' NEW DEAL: Boris Reveals Parts of 'New Deal' Brexit Plan
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The UK has proposed creating a number of customs sites on both sides of the Irish border as a replacement to the Brexit backstop, it has been reported. Speaking during a visit to a cash-and-carry business in Manchester today, Mr Johnson said: "I'm cautiously optimistic". These could have been perhaps five to ten miles back, the reports said.

World News Ousted Bolton disagrees sharply with Trump's North Korea strategy
Author: 0 Ousted Bolton disagrees sharply with Trump's North Korea strategy

In this June 30, 2019 photo, President Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the North Korean side of the border at the village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone. "The introduction of the latest offensive weapons in the US-South Korea joint military exercises targeting the DPRK constituted flagrant violation and challenge to the agreement in military field on completely halting hostile acts against the one side and refraining from building up armed forces for implementation ...

World News World leaders attend Chirac funeral in Paris
Author: 0 World leaders attend Chirac funeral in Paris

It was then driven to the Church of Saint-Sulpice for a memorial service attended by all three living former presidents - Valery Giscard d'Estaing, Nicolas Sarkozy (with supermodel wife Carla Bruni) and Francois Hollande. At the start of his second term (2002-2007), he spearheaded global opposition to the US-led invasion of Iraq. Former US president George W Bush, the architect of the invasion of Iraq, has also not spoken on Chirac's passing.

World News Pompeo was on Trump-Ukraine call, officials say
Author: 0 Pompeo was on Trump-Ukraine call, officials say

Days after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) made the announcement about the impeachment inquiry against the president, she told a reporter that "it doesn't matter" if the House loses its Democratic majority. The claim has been discredited by Ukrainian officials and documents obtained by Bloomberg News. On Thursday, the committees are set to get a deposition from Trump's former special representative for Ukraine, Kurt Volker, who resigned last week after the whistleblower ...

World News Fugitive on run for 17 years found living in cave
Author: 0 Fugitive on run for 17 years found living in cave

The WeChat post states police flew the drone overhead for "nearly five hours" and it was a blue-coloured steel tile which caught the officers' attention. His cave was about two square metres wide, with steps out the front and a makeshift bed inside. He'd somehow managed to find enough food on the mountain and used old plastic bottles to collect water from a nearby river.

World News N.Y. Rep. Chris Collins to change plea in insider trading case
Author: 0 N.Y. Rep. Chris Collins to change plea in insider trading case

The New York congressman is expected to enter a guilty plea in Manhattan federal court Tuesday for his alleged role in alerting his son, Cameron Collins , about a drug trial failure before it was publicly known. It will now be up to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to call for an early election to fill Collins' vacant House seat. His attorney didn't immediately respond to a message.

World News Trump pressed Australian leader to help Barr investigate Mueller inquiry’s origins
Author: 0 Trump pressed Australian leader to help Barr investigate Mueller inquiry’s origins

President Trump told two senior Russian officials in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he was unconcerned about Moscow's interference in the 2016 USA presidential election because the United States did the same in other countries, an assertion that prompted alarmed White House officials to limit access to the remarks to an unusually small number of people, according to three former officials with knowledge of the matter.

World News Girl claims classmates grabbed her and cut her dreadlocks
Author: 0 Girl claims classmates grabbed her and cut her dreadlocks

When the bell rang, "they ran off laughing, and I change into upright sitting there", the girl added, in tears. The preteen - a straight-A student and violin player - didn't direct her family what happened except Wednesday, when her grandmother , Cynthia Allen , noticed her granddaughter's hair change into shorter.

Author: 0 Drone finds Chinese fugitive living in cave after 17 years

Shortly after, a drone spotted a blue steel roof on a steep cliff. The images captured by the drone and Jian's subsequent capture were posted on the Yongshan police's WeChat account. "There are traces of activity and domestic garbage outside the cave, which is very likely to be the hiding place", they determined. After more than an hour of hiking, police found the hideout on a cliff.

World News Hong Kong ramps up security for China's National Day
Author: 0 Hong Kong ramps up security for China's National Day

Tens of thousands of Taiwanese and Hong Kong people braved heavy rain in Taipei Sunday to support the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, emphasizing that Taiwan and Hong Kong are in the same boat amid China's threat to democracy. The financial chief pointed out that the legislation won't affect Hong Kong's economy immediately, but one has to pay attention to whether it would affect investment in the city.

World News Iran Says Saudi Arabia Has Sent Messages to Rouhani
Author: 0 Iran Says Saudi Arabia Has Sent Messages to Rouhani

A handful wore tan camouflage uniforms. Saudi Arabia has not yet responded to the claims. Other images showed burning armored vehicles with Saudi markings and weapons that the Houthis said they seized. Spokesman Yahya Sahria did not say when it occurred. The Houthi spokesperson said that evidence of the captured troops and equipment would be presented in a press conference on Sunday September 29th.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at impeachment 'scam'

Democrats have accused Trump of pressuring the Ukrainian leader to investigate former VP Joe Biden after he allegedly interfered in a corruption investigation into a Ukrainian company that his son Hunter worked for. Congressional committees have subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, compelling him to turn over Ukraine-related documents, investigating whether Trump jeopardized national security and the integrity of USA elections.

World News Navalny calls for release of political prisoners at Moscow rally
Author: 0 Navalny calls for release of political prisoners at Moscow rally

Police estimated a turnout of 20,000 at a protest in central Moscow's Sakharov Avenue during rain on Sunday. The protests do not pose a threat to President Vladimir Putin who won re-election by a landslide a year ago. But the opposition fears those rulings may be a tactic by authorities to avoid wider concessions. The rally followed a summer of demonstrations over the disqualification of opposition candidates from Moscow city-council elections September 8.

World News Forget Fall. A Record Snowstorm Is Threatening Montana This Weekend
Author: 0 Forget Fall. A Record Snowstorm Is Threatening Montana This Weekend

An extra 1 to 2 feet (30-61 cm) of snow was expected overnight, with winter storm warnings in effect for western Montana and the mountains of northern Washington and northern Idaho. Sustained winds will be near tropical storm-force (over 39 mph+) with gusts possible over 60 miles per hour. Jackson said a three-day period in September 1934 was the last time so much snow fell in such a short amount of time.

World News Donald Trump has put whistleblower in danger, lawyers say
Author: 0 Donald Trump has put whistleblower in danger, lawyers say

The whistleblower's complaint, released publicly on Thursday , alleged that Trump had asked Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelensky , to probe the family of his 2020 political rival former Vice President Joe Biden and that the White House had covered up a phone call made between the two world leaders in July.

Author: 0 Trump suggests intel chairman should be arrested for 'treason'

Republican Congressmember Adam Kinzinger of IL tweeted that Trump's civil war retweet was "beyond repugnant". Amodei stressed that he was only supporting the current inquiry and had not decided whether the president should actually be impeached.

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