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Latest on two tropical storms moving through the tropics


The storm, now designated as "Potential Tropical Cyclone Three", could also cause tornados later on Tuesday from south-central Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle. "We've also set in place with our local chapter and our sectional chapter out of Nashville, that all of our DPM's, disaster program manager's, etc, are on call and on alert", says Wang. Read More »

EU, UK agree on priorities, timetable for Brexit talks

The issue dominated a first meeting of European Union and UK Brexit negotiations yesterday, with both sides agreeing to handle the peace process, common travel area and Border separately to other issues in the talks. Davies denied suggestions the agreed timetable showed Britain's "weakness" and insisted it was "completely consistent" with the government's aim of parallel trade and exit talks. Read More »

Russian fighter jet buzzed US Military aircraft

The U.S. on Sunday shot down a Syrian jet for the first time during the conflict near Raqqa after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -allied Syrian Democratic Forces, which are battling IS. The push by Syrian government forces in the Daraa area appears headed for the Jordanian border, two weeks after Assad's troops reached the border with Iraq for the first time in years. Read More »

Public funeral service set for Otto Warmbier at Wyoming High School

He died Monday in Cincinnati. "If people are that stupid that they still want to go to that country, then at least they assume the responsibility for their welfare", McCain said. Trump said that "all options are on the table" earlier this year in response to North Korea's controversial missile strike and ongoing attempts at building nuclear weapons. Read More »

1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean


Currently, projections have the storm hitting hardest east of Houston and Galveston, in Louisiana. "Right now, we're looking for minimal impacts-just a rainy couple days, with a little bit of winds and high tides". Cities that could experience flooding problems from the storm include Tallahassee, Florida; Mobile, Alabama; Biloxi, Mississippi; and New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lake Charles, Louisiana. Read More »

Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House

Reporters asked Spicer about speculations of change in the White House "press shop", and inquired as to possible changes in his role during the afternoon on-camera press briefing . Sean Spicer insisted the president wanted a health care bill with "heart", although he admitted he wasn't sure if anyone at the White House had seen a draft of the Republican measure. Read More »

Bodies of missing US Navy sailors found after collision near Japan

In the middle of the night, a Filipino container ship - nearly three times the size of the destroyer - crashed into the side of the Fitzgerald. Sykes says her son told her that four men in his berth, including those sleeping on bunks above and below him died, while three died in the berth above his. Read More »

Maharashtra farmer leaders upset with loan waiver terms


Several other conditions have been imposed by the government which will exclude farmers who have any other alternative sources of income, owning four-wheelers, those who have relatives working for the government, tax-paying farmers. States like Punjab and Uttar Pradesh have acted fast but the state government is only trying to buy time. From this block of small and marginal farmers, about 70 per cent have taken loans from institutions or banks and this roughly translated into something like 13 ... Read More »

Two Americans From Ohio Detained in North Korea With Different Paths Home

If the Trump administration wants to punish North Korea over its treatment of Warmbier, it would need Beijing's help. "It's a brutal regime", he said during a White House event. Doctors in Cincinnati said they found no active sign of botulism - a toxin that causes nerve damage - or evidence of beatings. Trump seemed to slam Obama for allowing the University of Virginia student's deadly detainment, which he called "a total disgrace ". Read More »

Public funeral service announced for Otto Warmbier in Cincinnati

He said that if Trump could resolve the North Korean nuclear issue as well as bring peace to the Korean Peninsula and overall greater security in northeastern Asia, it would probably be the US president's greatest diplomatic achievement. Warmbier, an OH native and student at the University of Virginia , was arrested in North Korea in January 2016 while visiting as a tourist. Trump seemed to slam Obama for allowing the University of Virginia student's deadly detainment, which he called ... Read More »

North Korean Tour Company Stops Trips After Otto Warmbier Dies

For one thing, his sentence - 15 years' hard labour - was far longer than those handed out to others for what would seem to be far more significant crimes. Eastern on Tuesday, comes soon after Warmbier was pronounced dead Monday afternoon by his family , having returned to the US after spending 17 months detained by authorities in Pyongyang. Read More »

EB Games Shockingly Has A Really Good Nintendo Switch Deal

That effort to maintain the performance of Rocket League as it plays on other systems is in part why the game will have a native resolution of 720p. Psyonix will also allow for up to four players to play splitscreen when the Switch is docked and two when undocked. So we will see. Dunham and game producer Bobby Garza have revealed that the inspiration in bringing "Rocket League" to the Switch is none other than "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe". Read More »

Brazil's Temer accused of corruption by federal police


The federal police report noted Temer has refused to answer investigators' questions in the case. But Temer's coolness in taking a foreign trip in the midst of his domestic crisis isn't just bravado. Several lawmakers within Temer's governing coalition have told Reuters in recent days they are confident they can block any charges that may be filed against the president. Read More »

Australia halts air strikes over Syria amid US-Russia tensions

Australia said its sorties in Iraq would continue as part of the coalition. Australia has suspended air strikes over Syria "as a precautionary measure" after Russian Federation threatened that it would consider any plane from the US led coalition flying West of Euphrates as potential targets, following the USA downing of Syrian military jet. Read More »

Japan Display starts mass production of 'Full Active' slim bezel displays

Japan Display's Full Active LCD carries a slim bezel design on all four display sides, something that should benefit most manufacturers who want a sleek-looking phone. What guarantee a high quality display, by which Sony might well be interested. On the contrary, Sony's Marketing Director, Don Mesa recently said that the company will not be investing in anything of that sort, for the time being, Android Headlines reports. Read More »

South Korea's Moon says North Korea responsible for Warmbier death

It says his family objected to an autopsy. "It is with great sadness that we learned of Otto's passing this afternoon", University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan wrote . The US regularly conducts "assurance and deterrence" bomber flights with its military partners in the region, but the drills are often criticized by North Korea as provocative acts. Read More »

Trump mouthpiece Sean Spicer may take on more strategic White House role

White House press secretary Sean Spicer had an unlikely defender. As Trump has continued to lash out at his communications team amid the intensifying investigations, the White House has pulled back from daily on-camera press briefings , with Spicer and deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders increasingly conducting gaggles with reporters that include no cameras and no audio. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf; what it means for North Carolina

Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada and Venezuela. Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the Texas and Louisiana coasts within the warning area Tuesday evening. Gov. Greg Abbott also ordered the State Operations Center to elevate its readiness in response to the storm starting at noon on Wednesday. Heavier rains are more likely along the coast. Read More »

Why Vivint Solar Inc.'s Shares Popped 22% Today

VSLR has been the subject of several analyst reports. Shares of rooftop solar installer Vivint Solar Inc . Out of the 6 analysts polled by TipRanks (in the past 12 months), 2 rate Vivint Solar stock a Buy, 3 rate the stock a Hold and 1 recommends to Sell. Read More »

Amazon Sale: Big discounts on iPhone 6, iPhone SE, Honor 6X

Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro smartphone is priced at a discounted rate of Rs. 8,690 with an exchange offer of up to Rs. 6,712 while the Samsung On5 Pro is available at Rs. There is also a discount of up to Rs 9,999 with exchange. Moreover, there is an offer on Vodafone where users can avail 45GB of free data for a period of five months. Read More »

Shares Escalate Higher Mid-Session: Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR)

While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $5.15. (NYSE:VSLR) higher to the next line of resistance at $4.52 a share. WARNING: This story was first posted by Stock Observer and is the property of of Stock Observer. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Neutral" on Thursday, March 17. Read More »

US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

The Syrian jet was shot down on Sunday evening after regime forces engaged fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance battling with United States support against IS, in an area close to Raqa. Yet the coalition acts independently of Russian Federation, which was invited into Syria by the government, and it acts independently of countries like Iran , which have also been threatened by ISIS but are unwilling to follow the American line. Read More »