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World Sinkhole swallows portion of Apopka home
Author: 0 Sinkhole swallows portion of Apopka home

They escaped without injury and are now staying with relatives. When asked what he was going to do next Miller said, "Looks like we're gonna tear it down". "When you have heavy rains, the chances of sinkholes up quite a bit", said Dr. Manoj Chopra, a UCF engineering professor. It's unclear what caused the sinkhole.

World Nikki Haley: Trump's fire and fury comment 'not an empty threat'
Author: 0 Nikki Haley: Trump's fire and fury comment 'not an empty threat'

In addition to his customary address, Trump will also hold a series of meetings with world leaders and address several other thematic issues at the United Nations during his stay in NY. He has threatened to pull substantial US funding from the organization and dismissed it as "just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time".

Author: 0 'There's a good chance' for a Mideast peace deal

An announcement is expected next month. "We do not accept threats from President Trump or whoever in this world", Arreaza said in a statement. In July, the United States imposed some new sanctions on Iran for launching a missile into space, a move that Trump said violated the "spirit" of the agreement.

World Drake encouraged to track down friend's murderers through his social media
Author: 0 Drake encouraged to track down friend's murderers through his social media

Soares instantly fell to the floor as the men continued to unload at least a dozen rounds each in the attack. The victim was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries. 'Drake was a friend of his, ' Detective Giroux said. " Drake was a friend of his, I certainly would encourage him through his tweets to encourage anybody within the community to come forward with regards to any information that they have that may assist in solving his friend's murder".

World Russian Diplomat Claims Tillerson, Lavrov Meeting is a 'Positive Sign'
Author: 0 Russian Diplomat Claims Tillerson, Lavrov Meeting is a 'Positive Sign'

Commenting on the maiden speech by US President Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly session on Tuesday, Lavrov commended its focus on the principle of sovereignty and equality in worldwide relations. Washington and Moscow are at loggerheads as well in Syria, where Russian Federation supports President Bashar al-Assad while the United States backs rebels fighting the government.

Author: 0 Connecticut Coastline Under Tropical Storm Watch As Hurricane Jose Approaches

The impact , however, are expected mainly along coastal areas of New England with very few impacts here in western MA. The National Weather Service is forecasting the storm will pass through the region Tuesday night into Wednesday . Rain and tropical-storm-force winds are also expected to brush portions of the East Coast . A tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of coastal southeast New England including areas in Rhode Island and MA, including Block Island, Martha's ...

World British Woman Vanishes On Amazon River River Notorious For Pirate Attacks
Author: 0 British Woman Vanishes On Amazon River River Notorious For Pirate Attacks

Emma Kelty, 43, from Taunton, Somerset, disappeared last week along a lawless stretch of river known for drug smuggling and pirate attacks, after ignoring advice not to attempt the journey without an armed escort. Five others then arrived and stole her belongings before she was shot twice with a sawn-off, 20 calibre shotgun. Fire officers and the Brazilian navy are continuing to look for her body and have searched the area where it was allegedly thrown.

World Public health officials tout child safety seats
Author: 0 Public health officials tout child safety seats

Since 2001, every auto seat has included the tether, but Lorrie Walker with Safe Kids says a study past year showed sixty-four percent of children were in seats that didn't have the tether attached. This week troopers want to remind parents and caretakers of the importance of using proper vehicle seats and safety belts while driving with a child in the auto.

World Indian government says Rohingya Muslims are security threat
Author: 0 Indian government says Rohingya Muslims are security threat

The Centre said that it has contemporaneous from security agencies inputs indicating links of some unauthorised Rohingyas with Pakistan terror organisations. The case is being heard as Bangladesh struggles with more than 410,000 Rohingyas who have flooded across the border since August 25 when the military in Buddhist-dominated Myanmar launched a crackdown on the minority Muslim group.

World Trump Ignores Israeli-Palestinian Peace In UN Speech
Author: 0 Trump Ignores Israeli-Palestinian Peace In UN Speech

Trump also took aim at the nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers of Britain, China, France , Russia and the United States plus Germany in July 2015, under which Iran agreed to limit its uranium-enrichment activities in return for the lifting of Western and global sanctions.

Author: 0 Netanyahu Says 'Fix It Or Nix It' Of Iran Nuclear Deal

I think the Palestinians would like to see it. Seeking peace between Israel and its Palestinian neighbors has always been a foreign policy goal for USA presidents, one that has thus far evaded US presidents from both parties going back decades.

World Stephen Colbert Tells Hillary Clinton: 'I Wish You Were Our President'
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert Tells Hillary Clinton: 'I Wish You Were Our President'

General Assembly. Trump on Tuesday threatened to "totally destroy North Korea" and called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man". "You are both required to stand up for the values of what we believe in - democracy and opportunity - as a way to demonstrate clearly the United States remains the beacon that we we want it to be, while of course, when you face unsafe situations like what is happening in North Korea, to make it clear your first approach should always be diplomatic", she ...

World Rs 389 crore dam collapses in Bihar a day ahead inauguration
Author: 0 Rs 389 crore dam collapses in Bihar a day ahead inauguration

Speaking to the media, Minister of Water Resources, Lallan Singh said that the dam broke due to release of water in full capacity. Almost 20 feet of the canal's wall collapsed as it could not withstand the force of the water from the River Ganga that came gushing into it after five pumps were switched on for trial run at Bateshwar Sthan in the Bhagalpur district.

World Amber Alert Issued in Western North Carolina
Author: 0 Amber Alert Issued in Western North Carolina

Police are looking for Heather Cochran and Rex Cochran Jr. "Heather Cochran is described as a white female, 5'4" tall, weighing 120 pounds. Haywood County Deputies say the baby girl could possibly be in danger. She has a tattoo on the right side of her neck that says "faith". Deputies said the couple are from North Dakota and were living near extended family in Clyde.

World India says Rohingya pose a 'security threat'
Author: 0 India says Rohingya pose a 'security threat'

While Bangladesh has been the main destination for Rohingya over the years, some have ended up in India and Nepal. "A specialised team from the centre will be heading to Bangladesh within the coming few hours to make an assessment of the condition of Rohingya refugees there and to find out what are the essential requirements that are to be made available to them urgently, as well as to extend assistance in terms of relief, humanitarian help and shelter", he said, according to Saudi Press ...

World BSF foils infiltration bid near Amritsar
Author: 0 BSF foils infiltration bid near Amritsar

The border guarding force said it has recovered the bodies of the two. Vigilant BSF troops foiled an armed infiltration bid across International Boundary in Ajnala sector near Amritsar in Punjab on Tuesday. As per latest reports, 4 kg heroin, one AK 47 rifle, 23 rounds (7.62 mm) AK magazine, four rounds of 9 mm pistol magazine and mobile phone with Pakistan SIM have been recovered from the slain intruders.

World China rejects threats as solution for North Korea nuclear crisis
Author: 0 China rejects threats as solution for North Korea nuclear crisis

A man walks past a screen at a Seoul, South Korea railway station that shows a news graphic of a North Korean missile launch, September 15, 2017. Trump listed several accusations against North Korea in his speech Tuesday, saying in reference to Megumi, "we know it kidnapped a sweet 13-year-old Japanese girl from a beach in her own country to enslave her as a language tutor for North Korea's spies".

World Jersey shore facing rough surf, coastal flooding from Jose
Author: 0 Jersey shore facing rough surf, coastal flooding from Jose

We expect Jose to be downgraded to either a tropical storm or an extratropical storm sometime today. Most of New England will not experience intense winds from this storm, but all areas are expected to become breezy. The map below outlines the areas where tropical storm winds exceeding 39 miles per hour are likely. Rainfall is often heaviest on the western side of these storms, so I expect some significant rainfall, especially over Cape Cod and the islands.

World United States to take 50 of our refugees
Author: 0 United States to take 50 of our refugees

There are 868 people in Papua New Guinea of whom 679 have been found to be refugees; Nauru has 1,124 people, with 976 of them having been found to be refugees. Refugees have had the option to resettle in Cambodia, but few took up that offer. The Australian government struck a pact with Washington under former president Barack Obama to resettle some of them in the United States in return for taking an unspecified number of asylum-seekers from Central America.

Author: 0 Flash flood watch issued as Hurricane Jose draws nearer to MA

Minor flooding is expected during the morning high tide and moderate flooding is anticipated during the evening. Continued bands of heavy rain could lead to localized flash flooding, exacerbated by the inability of each high tide cycle to fully drain.

World Pakistan's new Premier assures continued assistance to Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Pakistan's new Premier assures continued assistance to Sri Lanka

The former interior minister further said terrorists from Afghanistan come inside Pakistan and wreak havoc on the locals but neither Afghanistan nor the U.S. The process is yet to complete, but indications from different levels of government point towards an existing consensus that there is no other option, but to stay engaged with US.

World M1 motorway closed as police investigate suspicious package
Author: 0 M1 motorway closed as police investigate suspicious package

The discovery was made beneath a motorway bridge at about 07:30 BST, Thames Valley Police said. Travellers, left, played football, frisbee and touch rugby while some passengers trying to reach Luton airport... The road remained closed, and tests were being carried out to determine what the chemical was. 'However, the object contains a highly corrosive material which has leaked across lanes one and two, therefore the clear up process will take a significant amount of time.

World Indian IT companies look to benefit from fresh H-1B visa process
Author: 0 Indian IT companies look to benefit from fresh H-1B visa process

When a petitioner requests the agency's premium processing service, USCIS will guarantee a 15-day processing time and if that 15-day processing time is not met, the agency will refund the petitioner's premium processing service fee and continue with the expedite processing of the application.

World Disqualification of 'rebel' AIADMK MLAs: Dhinakaran questions TN Speaker's action
Author: 0 Disqualification of 'rebel' AIADMK MLAs: Dhinakaran questions TN Speaker's action

The chief whip had moved the speaker after the MLAs met Governor Ch Vidaysagar Rao on August 22 and expressed lack of confidence in the chief minister. A resolution criticised the speaker for his urgency in publishing in the official gazette the 18 vacancies caused by disqualification of the MLAs. Asked whether DMK MLAs will resign en-masse, Stalin said, "We will take a decision after the court order.We are ready to face election and also ready to see the government fall", he said.

World Jada Pinkett-Smith Denies Rumor That She's A Scientologist
Author: 0 Jada Pinkett-Smith Denies Rumor That She's A Scientologist

She even admitted she's studied Dianetics and sees the merits of Study Tech but that doesn't make her a Scientologist either. I practice human kindness, and I believe that we each have the right to determine what we are and what we are not.

World Jaitley attacks Rahul, calls dynasty politics a 'burden'
Author: 0 Jaitley attacks Rahul, calls dynasty politics a 'burden'

But, certainly our prime minister is not doing enough (in creating jobs)", said the Congress leader. "And they have supported these type of leaders", Gandhi told students. He accepted that even the UPA government was not successful in creating adequate jobs and this as the reason people got angry and choose the NDA government over them in 2014.

World Trump Plugs His Tower Near The UN During First UN Speech
Author: 0 Trump Plugs His Tower Near The UN During First UN Speech

Ambassador Nikki Haley, the U.N.'s senior leadership and leaders of more than 120 other nations at a forum focused on U.N. reform. Trump has also been critical of the United Nations and has promised to cut the USA contribution to its budget, which is the largest.

World August sees MI unemployment rise, employment still tops 2016 levels
Author: 0 August sees MI unemployment rise, employment still tops 2016 levels

The lowest unemployment rate in the state was reported in San Mateo at 3.2 percent. The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations said Thursday the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage point from July. A year ago in August, there were 16,603 people employed in the local economy and 2,492 counted as officially unemployed. The county's jobless rate in August 2016 was 13.1 percent.

World Melania Trump threatens to sue over questionable billboards
Author: 0 Melania Trump threatens to sue over questionable billboards

Trump's Slovenian lawyer demanded that the billboards, showing her delivering a speech standing before a fluttering American flag, be removed immediately. Ivis Buric, a spokeswoman for the school, American Institute, has apologized. She said they were meant to imply a positive message, the Associated Press reported .

World Hamilton Wins In Singapore As Both Ferraris Retire
Author: 0 Hamilton Wins In Singapore As Both Ferraris Retire

The win - his third in as many races since the mid-season break, left Hamilton on 263 points with Vettell on 235 and Bottas on 212. "I could have easily just binned it". "And if anyone is going to find the grip faster than the other, I truly believe I can do that". Minister for trade and industry (Industry), S Iswaran, said: "The F1 Singapore Grand Prix has generated significant benefits for our economy as well as the FORMULA 1 franchise".

World USA considers shooting down low-threat NK missiles
Author: 0 USA considers shooting down low-threat NK missiles

A South Korean presidential official said Trump's comments are mostly a repetition of a basic stance that all options will be considered when confronting North Korea. "Thank you to all involved", said Trump. "He aims to unify the world through tactics of intimidation, but in reality, he only further isolates the United States", she also said.

World Coveted TIFF prize goes to film 'Three Billboards'
Author: 0 Coveted TIFF prize goes to film 'Three Billboards'

This year's victor, " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ", directed by Martin McDonagh, is hoping to ride its momentum to an Oscar nomination. However, Netflix didn't walk away empty-handed, picking up "Kodachrome", which stars Jason Sudeikis, Elizabeth Olsen, and Ed Harris, and "Anon", which stars Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, and Sonya Walger.

World Violence mars AAPSU's Arunachal bandh
Author: 0 Violence mars AAPSU's Arunachal bandh

In Itanagar , bandh supporters damaged vehicles including a state transport bus and a private vehicle in the morning, superintendent of police Sagar Singh Kalsi said. "Therefore, as mentioned by me in our meeting recently, I reiterate that the people of my state are not ready to accept any infringement on the Constitutional protection bestowed on the tribals of Arunachal Pradesh and want to ensure that the ethnic composition and the special rights enjoyed by the tribes of Arunachal ...

World Crop progress: Harvest begins in Midwest
Author: 0 Crop progress: Harvest begins in Midwest

Some soybean harvesting is already taking place in northern Minnesota. The most active corn contract for December delivery dropped 3.25 USA cents, or 0.92 percent, to 3.4825 dollars per bushel. Thirty-one percent of soybeans were dropping leaves, one day behind average. Topsoil moisture levels rated 21 percent very short, 30 percent short, 49 percent adequate and 0 percent surplus.

World Confederate Monuments, Health Care and Trump Highlight Virginia Debate
Author: 0 Confederate Monuments, Health Care and Trump Highlight Virginia Debate

When asked whether he'd welcome the president coming to Virginia to campaign for him, Gillespie said, "I will take help from anybody anywhere". "I will work with the Trump administration on policies and programs that are good for Virginia, and I will oppose them when they are things that are not", Gillespie said.

World Mattis: No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles
Author: 0 Mattis: No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles

When asked on Friday what Moscow's message would be for Washington , Russia's United Nations ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, said: "Stay in the JCPOA (the nuclear deal)". Military options available to Trump range from a sea blockade aimed at enforcing sanctions to cruise missile strikes on nuclear and missile facilities to a broader campaign aimed at regime change.

World Someone Was Literally Flushing Heaps Of Money Down Swiss Toilets
Author: 0 Someone Was Literally Flushing Heaps Of Money Down Swiss Toilets

Even though destroying notes is not an offence in Switzerland, prosecutors have confiscated the currency obtained and are investigating into the matter. A UBS spokesman declined to comment. The first bundle of 500 euro bills turned up several months ago in a bathroom near a UBS Group AG bank vault at a branch in Geneva .

World CoreSite Realty Corporation (COR) Position Boosted by Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc
Author: 0 CoreSite Realty Corporation (COR) Position Boosted by Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc

Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc decreased Citigroup Inc. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 3,823 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $109,000 after purchasing an additional 190 shares in the last quarter. The dividend yield will be $3.96. Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Duke Realty Corp (DRE), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -72.45.

Author: 0 Korean president urges int'l efforts to implement sanctions against N. Korea

Moon had proposed a scaling down of the annual joint Korea-U.S. military exercise in return for a freeze of the North's nuclear development. Last month , U.S. Pyongyang carried out the latest in a rapid series of missile launches by firing another mid-range ballistic missile over Japan on Friday , soon after its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, in defiance of United Nations sanctions and other global pressure.

World Senate Ducks Issues In Passing $700B Defense Reform Bill
Author: 0 Senate Ducks Issues In Passing $700B Defense Reform Bill

The measure sailed through the chamber, 89-8, even though lawmakers have yet to agree on a plan for waiving restrictions imposed by a six-year-old law to control government spending. The U.S. armed forces appear to be on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The legislation requires the Defense Department to deploy up to 14 additional ground-based interceptors at Fort Greely, Alaska, that will expand to 58 the number of ...

World 'Come fight us, n*gger': Cornell student arrested for assault after racist tirade
Author: 0 'Come fight us, n*gger': Cornell student arrested for assault after racist tirade

Ithaca Police charged one student - who they have not identified - with misdemeanor assault and said there were "no significant injuries" resulting from Friday's altercation, Lt. Pollack, the president of Cornell University, said in a statement that she would set up a task force "charged with examining and addressing persistent problems of bigotry and intolerance at Cornell".

World Woman accused of shooting, dismembering boyfriend with machete
Author: 0 Woman accused of shooting, dismembering boyfriend with machete

Detectives say the crime happened earlier this summer following a heated argument. Detectives said that Sutton and Coleman apparently got involved in a heated dispute with each other, which led to a traumatic ending after Sutton crept up on her sleeping boyfriend and shot him in the head.

World Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House
Author: 0 Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House

Haley declined to say whether Trump would commit Washington to maintaining its current level of funding for the 193-nation body. Late Sunday, Trump posted a tweet that seemed to refer to North Korea's fuel shortages brought on by increasing worldwide pressure on the regime and mocked Kim Jong-un by calling him "Rocket Man".

Author: 0 UK terror threat lowered to severe after suspects arrested

The arrest, of a 25-year-old man, was made in Newport, Wales, police said in a statement. A second man, aged 21, was arrested in Hounslow in London on Saturday , by cops probing the blast. Local residents said the man living at the property in Lowlands Drive, Stanwell, which was raided by police on Sunday, is a light-skinned man of Arabic appearance.

Author: 0 United Kingdom lowers official terrorist threat level after 2nd arrest

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "The 25-year-old man was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act at approximately 7.08pm at an address in Newport". Police said Sunday the search is connected to the arrest late Saturday of a 21-year-old man taken into custody under the Terrorism Act. The respected couple are known for their work with refugee children, and reports have claimed the arrested suspect was an Iraqi teen.