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Forest Fire Outbreak: Forced evacuation of 36000 people in Canada


With 100,000 hectares burned over the season, 2016 was a "slow" fire season, Skrepnek said, but noted that 2017 has yet to come close to the season highs reached over the past decade. An evacuation order has been issued for Williams Lake, B.C., and the surrounding areas due to the threat of wildfire. Williams Lake Coun. Jason Ryll said his truck was already packed and ready to go when the alert was issued late Saturday. Read More »

China Welcomes South Korea's Push for Talks With North Amid Nuclear Crisis

A senior official said talks should aim to stop "all hostile activities that raise military tension" at the fortified border between the Koreas. He stressed that Seoul "would not seek the collapse of the North or unification through absorbing the North", and urged Pyongyang to restore cross-border communication channels, including a shuttered military hotline, AFP said. Read More »

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc

Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its stake in Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc . Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 2,293 shares of the insurance provider's stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 10 shares during the period. Read More »

I was sick of McCabe's publicity, says accuser


A Tusla file on Sgt McCabe was opened when Ms D sought counselling in 2013 about a previously reported allegation investigated by gardai in 2006, and which had not been proceeded with. "That's not true. I didn't say it", he told Michael McDowell SC, for Sgt McCabe. Ms D said she was "livid" when she heard what had happened. She said: "I said over and over that is not me, I never said that". Read More »

Malala Asks FG To Declare State Of Emergency On Education


Malala made the call while answering questions from journalists in the State House after paying a visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo in the Presidential Villa. Yousafzai said there was a "positive response" to the suggestion from Osinbajo, who has been standing in for President Muhammadu Buhari since he left on open-ended medical leave in early May. Read More »

Dead From Suspected Overdoses; Hazmat Crews Respond


Police said the survivor told them he suspected they were using carfentanil, and investigators proceeded with an abundance of caution. He said that the case stands out not only because it involves carfentanil. "If we recover evidence from the scene that can be tested at our drug lab we will expedite that testing", Procopio wrote. However, if lab tests confirm carfentanil today, the Lawrence deaths would be the first known fatalities in MA caused by the powerful drug, Procopio said. Read More »

Fiscalía venezolana confirma muerte de mujer durante consulta opositora


Integrantes de grupos chavistas , a favor del presidente Nicolás Maduro en Venezuela , dispararon en el distrito de Catia contra una multitud que esperaba para votar en el referendo de este domingo. En la consulta de hoy organizada por la oposición, el pueblo venezolano expresó un " contundente sí " por la libertad y la democracia, adelantó Capriles, citado por la agencia ANSA. Read More »

Paul: Health Vote Delay Could Cost Conservative Support


Senate considers the Better Care Reconciliation Act, we are writing to urge you to strike the " Consumer Freedom Option " from the bill", the letter reads . Senate fence-sitters may get a push from the Congressional Budget Office , which is expected to release its report on the impact of the early as Tuesday. Read More »

Dagmara Przybysz death: Inquest hears 'bullying' claims


She had told him she heard girls in the changing rooms at school saying "horrible" things about her taking PE too seriously after a lesson the day before her death, the court heard. Her uncle Tomasz Dobek, who took her to hospital, said in a statement read out in court: "She said she had been in PE and that some girls had laughed at her... Read More »

Health bill misses point of insurance


According to The New York Times , without McCain, the bill will most likely not have enough votes to pass. "The leader has not announced a date" for the Senate to take up the legislation, said an aide to McConnell. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) plans to release it's analysis of the revised plan's potential effect on the budget early next week. "There are about eight to 10 Republican senators who have serious concerns about this bill", Collins said on CNN's " State of the ... Read More »

Behind-the-Scenes Look at STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI ft. Carrie Fisher

He said: '[I hope it] emotionally gives some kind of catharsis... it gives some kind of emotional satisfaction. 'Carrie gives a really handsome performance in the film ... He said: "I saw the original 1977 one when I was 10, so when you [Johnson] called me up and mentioned the title alone, I was like "let's go". It's tough to talk about without getting into the story, but for me, I guess what it ultimately comes down to is that first question of, 'What is the deal with Luke Skywalker?' ... Read More »

Nawaz Sharif fights to keep job in Panama papers scandal


The application also stated that the JIT exceeded its authority when it delved into cases such as the Hudabiya Papers Mills case, which was not ordered by the apex court. Since then his family has dug in. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), on a number of occasions, has said that the investigation is not just a conspiracy against Pakistan's democracy, but also an attempt to derail the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor's ( CPEC ) implementation in the country. Read More »

Dems want scrutiny of Ivanka Trump over Kushner's Russian contacts


The email made it clear that Donald Trump Jr . believed the information he would receive came directly from the Russian government. MSNBC reported later Friday that Samochornov, a translator, also was present. about the adoption of Russian children that was active and popular with American families years ago". Akhmetshin, who holds dual US-Russian citizenship, said that the lawyer initially sought his advice on what to say at the meeting before finally asking him to join her for the ... Read More »

'Devil's Bargain': Trump's Fallout With Christie Over a Cell Phone


On the unfurling narrative last week of a June 2016 meeting between President Donald Trump's son and a Russian business man, Christie said that "none of it's positive". The president's attorney, Jay Sekulow , defended Trump and his son in a series of appearances Sunday on five television networks. Christie said despite the bad optics, he so far sees nothing criminal. Read More »

Turkish government seeks three-month extension to emergency rule


The European Commission is in charge of accession negotiations for prospective new members, with Turkey's dossier largely frozen since last July's violence. In the aftermath of the putsch, some 150,000 people have been sacked or suspended from jobs in the civil service and private sector and more than 50,000 were detained for alleged links to the putsch, alarming Turkey's Western allies and rights groups, who say President Tayyip Erdogan is using the coup as a pretext to muzzle dissent. Read More »

Crown Castle International Corporation (NYSE:CCI) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

Parallel Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Crown Castle International Corporation by 261.5% in the first quarter. (REIT) (NYSE: CCI ) has risen 11.07% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Moreover, Nomura Inc has 0.01% invested in Crown Castle International Corp. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, September 16 by Citigroup. Suntrust Robinson initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, February 25 report. Read More »

N Korea says to take 'corresponding measures' if United Nations adopts sanctions


United States and UN sanctions have failed to deter North Korea from pursuing its nuclear and missile programs, and on Friday, it justified its ICBM test as an exercise of its legitimate right to self-defense. Like Beijing , Moscow has no interest in seeing the North Korean government replaced by a unified Korea allied with the United States. Kellyanne Conway, Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Sean Spicer, in their supporting roles, and Steven Mnuchin, speaking from his elevated position as USA ... Read More »

Rijiju to hold talks with tribal party on separate State


The meeting between the Government and the IPFT took place at the state secretariat where a nine-member delegation of the IPFT met with top government officials. The TTAADC is constituted of 12,16,465 of the state's 37 lakh population and covers about two-thirds of Tripura's 10,491 area. He also charged the Left government with "failure to deal with the IPFT's illegitimate demand for a separate state and blocking the vital national highway and lone railway line". Read More »

Turkey extends state of emergency for another 3 months


It followed weekend ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the abortive coup in which about 250 people were killed and almost 2,200 more injured. Turkey declared the state of emergency on July 20, 2016 and extended it for the fourth time after the coup attempt of July 15, 2016 which Ankara believes was organised by the US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen . Read More »

Air quality in Calgary poses high risk as wildfire smoke settles


Affected areas include High River, Okotoks, Cayley, Aldersyde, Longview, Eden Valley, De Winton, Priddis, Turner Valley, Black Diamond, Claresholm, Stavely, Nanton and Bragg Creek among others. The health agency was also advising people to keep windows and doors closed. The Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the Interior Health Authority, has issued a Smoky Skies Bulletin for the following areas: Kinbasket, North Columbia, West Columbia, East Columbia, Okanagan, Shuswap, ... Read More »

Poll shows President Trump approval rating at historic low


We chose to fact-check Trump's claim that his approval rating is "not bad at this time " by comparing his numbers to those of other presidents at the six-month mark. Seventeen percent said they prefer neither. "Hillary Clinton can illegally get the questions to the Debate & delete 33,000 emails but my son Don is being scorned by the Fake News Media?", Trump tweeted in this morning's opening salvo, retooling one of his campaign's greatest hits for the latest scandal. Read More »

Disney Announces New Attractions, Name of Star Wars Land

Line up your X-wing squadron for an attack on a mammoth First Order Star Destroyer in space. Ride tauntauns or take control of tanks and speeders. He called it "a smuggler's planet", something quintessential " Star Wars ". We can't help but notice that Luke Skywalker was not shown in any of these scenes. Down Star Destroyers the size of cities, use the Force to prove your worth against iconic characters such as Kylo Ren, Darth Maul, or Han Solo, as you play a part in a gaming experience ... Read More »

Tsunami waves expected from Russian Federation quake


The Kamchatka unit of the Russian emergencies ministry said it expected the tsunami wave to be no bigger than 0.5 meters. The natural disaster hit near the Komandorskiye Ostrova region of Russian Federation. Tsunami waves, however, were unlikely to reach Kamchatka's eastern coast, some 500 km (310 miles) away. Civil Defence said it was assessing the risk to New Zealand but swiftly confirmed there was no risk. Read More »