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Hurricane Newton storms up Mexico's Baja California peninsula

People play on El Medano Beach before the arrival of Hurricane Newton in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico , Monday Sept. 5, 2016. The storm was moving northwest at 16 miles per hour (26 kph) with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph).

Packers going with Lane Taylor to replace Josh Sitton on OL

Green Bay's loss is rival Chicago's gain as the Bears came to terms with the former UCF standout on a three-year deal worth approximately $21.75 million. McCarthy said. " We haven't even played a game yet ". "I think we clearly could have one of the best lines that we've had here", McCarthy said this past week.

Anti-immigrant party beats Merkel in local elections

The same attitude came through a few hours later when reporters at the G-20 meeting asked Merkel about the defeat in the eastern region of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, where the CDU finished behind the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party for the first time in a state ballot.

U.S. condemns N Korea's ballistic missile test

The AP notes that Chinese President Xi Jinping has been attempting to persuade Park to abandon the plan - China sees it as a USA spying effort. The expert, professor Bruce Bechtol of Angelo State University in Texas, argued during a radio show interview that North Korea's SLBM, known as KN-11 is a "carbon copy" of China's JL-1 submarine missile and suggested that Pyongyang acquired the weapon from Beijing in violation of worldwide law.

Obama says G20 Syria meeting with Putin was 'candid, blunt and businesslike'

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with his U.S. countepart Barack Obama during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou on September 5, 2016. Mr Obama's meeting with Mr Putin came as the Russian Federation leader is at the centre of controversy surrounding the USA presidential election. As the FBI investigates cyber attacks at the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, sources have attributed the attacks to ...

Eagles sign Paul Turner to practice squad

They were cut to make room for former Baltimore safety Terrance Brooks, former New England linebacker Kamu Grieger-Hill and former San Francisco wide receiver Bryce Treggs . Brooks, who is primarily a special-teams player, appeared in 11 games as a rookie before suffering a knee injury. He has 27 career tackles. Grugier-Hill (6-2, 215) is a rookie sixth-round pick of the Patriots out of Eastern Illinois, where Jimmy Garroppolu and Tony Romo played.

New twist in Stanford sex case: Brock Turner free

The tall and lanky Turner appeared to be wearing the same shirt and trousers he wore during his June 2 sentencing hearing, carrying his suit jacket under an arm. "I think that this really raises the same concern that's at the heart of the recall campaign, which is how the legal system treats sexual assault and violence against women", said recall campaign chairwoman Michele Dauber, a Stanford University law professor who is friends with the woman Turner assaulted.

Couple wanted in woman's killing, kids' kidnapping arrested

Investigators said 27-year-old Joshua Robertson, and 22-year-old Brittany Humphrey were arrested without incident in Pueblo. Humphrey and an 18-month-toddler were found in the parking lot hotel room, while Robertson was located a few blocks away.

2 well-known Utah climbers missing near Pakistan glacier

The men were last seen August 22, when their cook spotted their headlamps around halfway up the peak, according to a GoFundMe page to help with rescue costs, which has raised more than $170,000. Dempster is a two-time victor of the coveted climbing award, Piolets d'Or. The two faced a almost 4,600 feet vertical to overhanging face of ice, rock and snow, Thesenga said.

FBI publishes notes on Clinton's use of private email

The New York City real estate mogul's favorability hit an all-time-high in the national polls at 42 percent, but were short two points of the 45 percent who said that they would vote for Clinton. Significantly more young Hispanics, African-Americans and Asian-Americans say Clinton than Trump would better handle dealing with immigrants who are already in the country illegally.

Brazil's sacked leader Rousseff to head home, fight on

The vote came after senators found Rousseff guilty of breaking budget laws in an impeachment trial. And so far he has struggled to build consensus around key reforms, such as slimming the country's pension system. Whether Temer can convince Brazilians that he is worth a real shot is unclear. "When Brazil or when a president is impeached for a crime that they have not committed, the name we have for this in democracy - it's not an impeachment, it is a coup", she said after the Senate voted to ...

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell to speak at Keep Corbyn Rally

Mr Corbyn's policy launch came after a YouGov poll gave him a 24-point lead over Mr Smith in the leadership race. Corbyn is now engaged in a leadership battle with challenger Owen Smith. "Likewise, the 25 pounds (32.84 USA dollars) asking price to join as a registered supporter, allegedly created to skew the contest in favor of Smith, has backfired, with 70 percent of registered supporters saying they will back Corbyn".

Powerful 7.1-magnitude natural disaster jolts off New Zealand

People in North Island reported on Twitter being woken by shaking and local media said there were some power outages. The central North Island was rocked by a 7.1 magnitude quake early this morning, located 130km north-east of Te Araroa. The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) said the first tsunami activity had already arrived, with a tsunami being generated, and would continue for several hours.

American detained in Iran faces security allegations

He reiterated concerns that Tehran's behavior has changed little since the historic signing of the nuclear deal committing the country to curb its nuclear program in exchange for easing sanctions and other benefits. He was presumably referring to the fact that last Wednesday, U.S. ships had three encounters with IRGC boats in the North Arabian Gulf. The Obama administration at the time pointed to the quick release of the sailors as evidence that the nuclear accord had improved relations.

Former IOC exec released from Rio prison, still facing charges

A Brazilian judge has ordered the release of a high-ranking International Olympic Committee member who was arrested during the Rio de Janeiro Games in a ticket-scalping probe. "They are celebrated with us when things went right or offered a shoulder to cry on when things didn't go right", she said. The courts on Saturday provisionally released another Irish suspect: Kevin Mallon, director of British hospitality firm THG.

ISIS spokesman killed in Syria, group says

Upon his release , Adnani pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr Al-Bagdadi, then leader of AQI, and now the leader of ISIS. In Washington, a US defense official said in response to reports of al-Adnani's death that a USA airstrike on Tuesday targeted "an ISIL senior leader" in the Syrian city of al-Bab, which is northeast of Aleppo.

Vladimir Putin _ not THAT Vladimir Putin _ nabbed in Florida

Police in West Palm Beach said the man who shares the name of the Russian leader was arrested on trespassing charges at a Publix supermarket in the city¿s downtown on August 21, 2016. He appeared in court Monday after he was arrested for trespassing and resisting an officer without violence. Police originally listed Putin as a John Doe because he refused to give any personal information.

Apple must pay Ireland up to 13 bn euros in taxes

Apple and Ireland have both condemned the ruling maintaining they acted within the country's laws, and are planning to appeal the ruling. The U.S. Treasury said last week that the European Commission was in danger of becoming a "supranational tax authority".

New drone rules seen as opening up robust business uses

Drones can not fly over people who are not directly participating in the operation or go higher than 400 feet above the ground. Calderon looks at the new rules as a starting point, a place where the FAA can slowly integrate working unmanned aerial systems into the nation's complex aircraft operation.

Singapore confirms local Zika outbreak

Singapore , a major regional financial center and busy transit hub, which maintains a constant vigil against the mosquito-borne dengue virus, reported its first case of the Zika virus in May, brought in by a middle-aged man who had been to Brazil .

Rosberg closes gap in title race, yet Hamilton seems happier

Rosberg, runner-up to Hamilton in the past two seasons, won the opening four races of the campaign as Hamilton struggled with mechanical problems. I think today I was on it, I was sharp. Raikkonen was.215 of a second quicker than Ricciardo and.323 faster than Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel, who was frustrated in the roasting hot temperatures.

French court suspends burkini ban, controversy goes on

Amnesty International welcomed the court's decision. The Human Rights League had challenged it on the grounds that it was an infringement of religious freedom. The burkini bans have ignited fierce debate in France and worldwide. Many conservatives and right-wing French nationals supported the burkini ban, with some calling for it to be extended nationwide, while civil liberties campaigners, feminists and Muslims opposed it.

Paul Manafort Resigns From Trump Campaign

Buzzfeed reported McSherry's connection to the lobbying effort Thursday. Paul Manafort handed in his resignation with less than three months to go before America goes to the ballot box on November 8. But Manafort's role in the campaign had been significantly marginalized under the new leadership structure announced Wednesday. His resignation also follows revelations about his work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine.

Ariya Jutanugarn Falters Late, Has 2-Shot Lead in Canada

The 20-year-old Thai star showed no signs of the knee injury that forced her to withdraw from the Olympics earlier this month, saying after the round that her left knee felt fine. “I mean, I had two bogeys the last three holes, but I still shot 5 under, so its still good. Alena Sharp topped the five Canadians to make the cut in the national championship, shooting a 67 to move into a tie for fifth at 11 under with Swedens Anna Nordqvist (66), South Koreas Ha Na Jang (67), Amy Yang (68) and ...

Russian Federation downplays conflict with USA over Syria weapons report

Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said. The findings of the report indicate that the Syrian Air Force used a chemical weapon when it bombed villages in the northeastern part of the country. Chapter 7 deals with sanctions and authorisation of military force by the Security Council. The U.S. and other Western allies are in the process of determining whether the OPCW's findings can be used to argue Syria has violated the United Nations demand, outlined in Resolution 2118, that a country must ...

Australian police charge man with British backpacker's murder

Today, Queensland Police charged 29-year-old Smail Ayad, from France, with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder and one count of serious animal cruelty. Mia Ayliffe-Chung, 21, from Derbyshire in the United Kingdom, was stabbed to death in front of about 30 people at Shelley's Backpackers in Home Hill, south of Townsville, on Tuesday, the ABC reported.

United States romps to gold medal in men's basketball in Rio

For the first time since 2004, many top American players opted to skip the Olympics, forcing them to bring some here who wouldn't have been considered otherwise. The ever-impressive Kevin Durant led the way with 30 points as Serbia's solid start quickly petered out, with DeMarcus Cousins scoring 13 points and Klay Thompson netting 12.

Tennessee police officer shot and killed responding to domestic disturbance call

Brian Keith Stalans, 44, of Kerr Way, Maryville, was taken into custody and was held pending charges. The officer's identity is also being withheld pending the notification of next of kin. The officer was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was not immediately named because authorities were still trying to reach relatives that were out of town, Crisp said.

Bolivia minister beaten to death by miners

Rodolfo Illanes and his bodyguard were seized earlier on Thursday at a roadblock in Panduro, south of La Paz , official said. Mr Illanes was beaten to death at about 18:00 local time (00:00 GMT), La Razon newspaper quoted Defence Minister Reymi Ferreira as saying.

Woman waits for a month to be rescued in remote NZ hut

She then made her way to a hut where she has been since early August. "It very unusual for someone to be missing in the New Zealand bush for such a long period without it being reported", Mr Jensen said. However, hikers were avoiding the route due to the New Zealand winter. It even had a radio, but the woman couldn't figure out how to operate it. DOC's Wakatipu operations manager Geoff Owen said there would have heating in the hut and there might have some food left behind by wardens.