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Rain more common than sun this week in Central New York

The remnants of the storm named Nate will bring rain to the Philadelphia area today . Track Nate and the inland impacts with WHNT.com's Interactive Radar or swipe over to the radar feature on Live Alert 19! The remnants of Hurricane Nate spread heavy rain and severe thunderstorms across the western Carolinas on Sunday , and forecasters said unsettled weather will continue into the mi... [Full Article...]

President Trump claims Senator Corker "begged" for endorsement — Twitter battle

President Trump claims Senator Corker That was after the senator's remarks on Trump's response to the Charlottesville demonstration. The chief of staff for Sen. Trump tweeted Sunday morning that Corker "begged" him for an endorsement for re-election in Tennessee . He also wanted to be secretary of state, I said 'NO THANKS.'. He reportedly was considered as a possible vice presidential running mate to Trump, and later as a p... [Full Article...]

London auto crash 'not terror-related', police say

London auto crash 'not terror-related', police say Police said the arrested man was among nine people who were taken to hospital to be treated for a range of head or leg injuries. "The incident is a roadway traffic investigation and not a terrorist-related incident", the Metropolitan Police stated Saturday evening. [Full Article...]

Vegas killer's girlfriend in US for questioning

Vegas killer's girlfriend in US for questioning This goes against previous theories that Paddock was a "lone wolf". Did killer have an accomplice? She traveled to Hong Kong on September 22, then returned to Manila on September 25 before leaving Manila for the U.S. "Was he doing pre-surveillance?" Lombardo said that the cameras were not in record mode during Sunday's incident. Police are hoping she can give insight into her boyfriend's... [Full Article...]

Body parts found by Danish police are from Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Body parts found by Danish police are from Swedish journalist Kim Wall On Aug. 23, police identified a headless female torso that washed ashore in Copenhagen as Wall's. Madsen was charged with negligent homicide after he said the hatch struck and killed Wall, who was missing since August 11 after joining Madsen for an interview on his privately built submarine. [Full Article...]

California's new 'sanctuary state' status: 4 key things to know

California's new 'sanctuary state' status: 4 key things to know It bars local and state authorities from using resources to "investigate, interrogate, detain, detect, or arrest persons for immigration enforcement purposes". A number of cities in California, such as Los Angeles and San Francisco, have already banned police officers from collaborating with ICE on operations to capture undocumented immigrants. [Full Article...]

Preparations Underway to Vaccinate Rohingya Refugees Against Cholera

Preparations Underway to Vaccinate Rohingya Refugees Against Cholera Since the time violence against Rohingyas broke out in Myanmar on August 25, at least 2,000 Rohingyas are leaving the country daily to avoid persecution to neighbouring Bangladesh. United Nations -led aid bodies have appealed for $434 million over six months to help up to 1.2 million people - including 300,000 Rohingya already in Bangladesh before the latest crisis and 300,000 Bangladeshi villag... [Full Article...]

Ghana wary of Uganda threat ahead of World Cup qualifier

Ghana wary of Uganda threat ahead of World Cup qualifier However, Appiah believes the remainder of the squad can do the job against the Cranes. The 2018 FIFA World Cup African Confederation qualifying group enters it's final phase as Uganda face The Black Stars of Ghana in Kampala on Saturday October 7th with a 1500 CEST kick-off. [Full Article...]

OPEC Pushes Russia to Continue Helping on Oil Prices

King Salman is expected to ask Russia's support and commitment to ensure that the production cuts deal continues, following Saudi Arabia's cut of its output to around 10 million barrels per day to help control a glut in world oil supplies. [Full Article...]

By the numbers: F1 Japanese Grand Prix

By the numbers: F1 Japanese Grand Prix However, despite enjoying a season-high advantage, Hamilton has insisted: "I'm not comfortable at all". Red Bull's Max Verstappen overtook Hamilton easily early on to win the race. All in all it's a real shame to lose the Malaysian Grand Prix , it's a fantastic race track and the first F1 track I drove at way back in 2001. Mercedes are also optimistic their auto will be more suited to the... [Full Article...]

Space Station Astronauts Are Taking a Spacewalk Today

Described by NASA as an "agile worm" due to its 540 degree rotation, the Canadian-built arm is an enormous improvement over the original Canadarm, which flew on various Space Shuttles. The station has a spare LEE stored outside the ISS, which the astronauts retrieved to make the fix. The duo have been tasked to replace the arm. Expedition 53 astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba will also "... [Full Article...]

In Moscow, Saudi King, Putin to discuss energy projects, regional ties

In Moscow, Saudi King, Putin to discuss energy projects, regional ties Saudi Aramco is also expected to sign a number of Memoranda of Understandings with major Russian companies. There will be an energy-specific forum, headed by Russia's oil minister Alexander Novak . Oil prices have failed to see the gains hoped from those cuts, however, with USA shale oil producers coming back online and demand still failing to keep up with supply. [Full Article...]

Defense chief says U.S. should stay in nuclear deal with Iran

Defense chief says U.S. should stay in nuclear deal with Iran Several members expressed concern the USA was wading more deeply into a conflict at great expense without prospects for long-term success. "We want to be your partners, but this committee will not be a rubber stamp for any policy or president". [Full Article...]

Pistorius family: Film a gross misrepresentation of facts

Pistorius family: Film a gross misrepresentation of facts A 62-second trailer for Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer was released this week and it looks very bad. "Oscar was subjected to in depth assessments and on-going tests nearly daily for a month long; at no stage was Oscar found to have the mind of a killer‚" the statement reads. [Full Article...]

Trump praises Puerto Rico aid, mayor says it's 'killing us'

Trump praises Puerto Rico aid, mayor says it's 'killing us' Hurricane Maria , the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in almost a century, destroyed the island's electricity infrastructure and left many without phone connections. “When the president gets attack, he attacks back, ” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, who adding that the mayors comments were “unfair, given what the federal government has done.”. [Full Article...]

Syria government fighters killed in IS attacks: monitoring group

Syria government fighters killed in IS attacks: monitoring group A US-led global coalition has been providing air support to a Kurdish-Arab alliance, the Syrian Democratic Forces, also fighting the jihadists in its former northern bastion of Raqa city and Deir Ezzor. Regime troops had surrounded the town, where several Christian families are believed to be living, he said. Syria's conflict has killed more than 330,000 people and displaced millions since i... [Full Article...]

Two children killed in Pak

Two children killed in Pak The Jammu and Kashmir government has now put the construction of underground community bunkers on fast track so that civilians living along vulnerable stretches are saved during cross-border shelling. The deceased have been identified as Asrar Ahmad of Mohallha Qasba and Yasmeen Akhtar of Kerma village of Dighwar. The forces killed an infiltrator. [Full Article...]

Myanmar offers to 'take back' over half a million Rohingyas from Bangladesh

Myanmar offers to 'take back' over half a million Rohingyas from Bangladesh Ali said both countries agreed to form a joint working group to start work on the massive repatriation. He gave no details. The five-year-old Rohingya boy was so emaciated that doctors could not insert a drip into his tiny arm, one of thousands of children facing life-threatening malnutrition in overstretched Bangladeshi refugee camps. [Full Article...]

After protest, Rahul allowed to visit Amethi

After protest, Rahul allowed to visit Amethi After facing criticism for asking Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to put off his three-day visit to Amethi , district magistrate Yogesh Kumar said on Monday that the Congress MP could visit his constituency as scheduled earlier. However, the state government retracted on the issue after the Congress made a hue and cry and said that Rahul would not defer his visit. Hence, there will be a gr... [Full Article...]

Tillerson Plays Good Cop on North Korea in Beijing Trip

Tillerson Plays Good Cop on North Korea in Beijing Trip Tillerson said the US State Department is "probing" through direct channels with Pyongyang whether Kim would be open to talks and under what conditions. At the same time, increased sanctions and diplomatic pressure have done little to force Kim to alter course. In a meeting with Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Mr Tillerson said "we are still waiting" for North Korea to show it's ready to have a se... [Full Article...]


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