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World Man dies after shark attack off Cape Cod, police say
Author: 0 Man dies after shark attack off Cape Cod, police say

Residents and guests should avoid swimming near seals, stay close to shore, avoid swimming in areas known for sharks and avoid dawn, dusk and night swimming, among other precautions, the chamber said . The legislators offered help to all Cape Cod towns in responding to risks posed by shark activity. "Right spot, wrong time, I guess". The chief ranger at the Cape Cod National Seashore , Leslie Reynolds, told the Cape Cod Times that rangers and Wellfleet police performed CPR on the ...

World ‘Absurd for United Kingdom to accuse Russian Federation of lying’
Author: 0 ‘Absurd for United Kingdom to accuse Russian Federation of lying’

Craig Murray, a former official who has faced criticism for pushing debunked conspiracy theories related to the poisoning, claimed on Twitter after the interview that the "most likely interpretation is that they are a gay couple..." Friends had been exhorting them for some time to make the trip, they said.

World Met Office: Isaac now a weak tropical storm
Author: 0 Met Office: Isaac now a weak tropical storm

Isaac is becoming less organized over the Eastern Caribbean Sea according to the U.S. National Hurricane Centre. Joyce could become a tropical storm within the next day or so. Now that this storm is closer to land, we are getting a better understanding on where it will go. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next few days.

World Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Marathon World Record in Berlin
Author: 0 Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Marathon World Record in Berlin

Breaking down Kipchoge's time, however, is where the manner of his achievement really comes into focus. Kenya's Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge pulverised the marathon world record with a blistering run on Sunday, to shave off a staggering 78 seconds off the previous best and land the one major running crown that had eluded him.

World EU sanction threat 'no danger' to Hungary: PM Orban
Author: 0 EU sanction threat 'no danger' to Hungary: PM Orban

The vote takes the first steps under Article 7 of the EU Treaty, known by some in Brussels as the "nuclear option", which could ultimately strip Hungary of its EU voting rights. "Today, European Parliamentarians stood up for what is right". The European Parliament has voted to pursue unprecedented disciplinary action against Hungary over alleged breaches of the EU's core values.

World Nigerian Finance Minister Adeosun resigns over forgery claims
Author: 0 Nigerian Finance Minister Adeosun resigns over forgery claims

It is, however, not clear when Adeosun submitted her resignation letter. Allegations that Adeosun had used a forged exemption certificate to avoid participation in the youth service scheme surfaced in recent months in the Nigerian media. This was contained in a statement by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman. But an internal investigation showed that it was forged. The president also approved that Zainab Ahmed , the minister of state for budget and national planning, should oversee ...

World US Border Patrol agent arrested on suspicion of killing four women
Author: 0 US Border Patrol agent arrested on suspicion of killing four women

The bodies of two women were found earlier in the week, and another two were found early Saturday morning. When troopers found him on a parking lot, Ortiz tried to escape on foot and was eventually found in a back of a truck. A second victim, Claudine Anne Luera , was found alive but died at the hospital. Alaniz said the case broke Friday when a woman was reportedly kidnapped and escaped.

World Super Typhoon Mangkhut Makes Landfall in Philippines
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A Philippine official says three people have been killed after Typhoon Mangkhut pummeled the country's northern breadbasket with ferocious winds and rain that set off landslides, damaged an airport terminal and ripped off tin roofs. Nearly all buildings in the city of Tuguegarao, Cagayan's provincial capital, sustained damage, a government official said. "The rains will be strong and the winds are no joke".

World House GOP moves to lock in tax cuts
Author: 0 House GOP moves to lock in tax cuts

Midterm elections often serve as referendums on the incumbent president, which makes Trump's overall unpopularity a liability for Republicans. "Republicans gave Congress nearly a full decade to extend these individual tax cuts before they expire", notes The Washington Post's Jeff Stein, "but the law's mediocre polling numbers and the hard election outlook for House Republicans have increased their sense of urgency".

World U.S. imposed new sanctions against Russian companies
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) says in a statement that the sanctions are meant to stop the flow of illicit revenue to North Korea from overseas IT workers hiding behind front companies and aliases. The designations are the latest effort by the Donald Trump administration to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang to fully and completely denuclearize. U.S.

World Documents show $10M moved from FEMA to ICE
Author: 0 Documents show $10M moved from FEMA to ICE

The Department of Homeland Security transferred almost $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to a budget document released by a Democratic senator late Tuesday night, diverting funds from the relief agency at the start of the hurricane season that began in June.

World Erdogan to meet Putin again in bid to avert attack on Idlib
Author: 0 Erdogan to meet Putin again in bid to avert attack on Idlib

Ankara, which hosts some 3.5 million refugees, has said it could not take any more if an attack on Idlib drove a new surge of people towards its border. Washington's threats to take military action to deter a Syrian assault on Al-Qaeda-held Idlib province has prompted Fox News host Tucker Carlson to ask the obvious question: Why would the U.S.

World 3,000 dead, but Trump hails Hurricane Maria response as ‘unsung success’
Author: 0 3,000 dead, but Trump hails Hurricane Maria response as ‘unsung success’

He added that it shouldn't be a political issue. "By now we have over four studies that put the death total over the thousands", Dr. Domingo J. Marqués, associate professor of clinical psychology and director of the dialectical behavioral research and therapy program at Albizu University in San Juan , said via email.

Author: 0 Hurricane Florence is driving evacuees to Tinder

Police confirmed the fatalities on Twitter , saying the father of the child was being transported to a local medical centre to be treated for his injuries. m. EDT (1115 GMT) near Wrightsville Beach close to Wilmington, with sustained winds of 90 miles per hour (150 kph), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Author: 0 "U.S. readies for ‘big one" as Hurricane Florence approaches Carolinas

Hurricane Florence is blasting toward the Carolinas, carrying sustained winds of up to 130 miles per hour and the threat of "life-threatening storm surge and rainfall", the National Hurricane Center says . Even with some weakening that's predicted just before it makes landfall, the storm "is expected to remain a risky major hurricane as it approaches the coastline", the hurricane center said.

World Bishop Michael Bransfield resigns; sexual harassment investigation launched
Author: 0 Bishop Michael Bransfield resigns; sexual harassment investigation launched

Bransfield strongly denied ever abusing anyone and the Wheeling-Charlestown Diocese said it had disproved the claims . Many cases were not brought to justice, and sometimes abuse suspects - primarily priests - were moved to other dioceses without new congregations being informed about the pastor's past, they said.

World More than 480,000 without power in NC as Florence makes landfall
Author: 0 More than 480,000 without power in NC as Florence makes landfall

A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on a house, according to a tweet from Wilmington police. The department, which did not release their names, said that the father of the child was transported to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center with injuries.

World Mother and baby among dead as Hurricane Florence lashes USA coast
Author: 0 Mother and baby among dead as Hurricane Florence lashes USA coast

ET, creeping slowly ashore - but bringing strong winds, a massive storm surge and a rain system that will soak much of the state and SC for days. "Experts claim that this is just beginning of this catastrophe". Two people died in Lenoir County. "We know our customers share our commitment to the communities we serve, and together, we will continue to support the American Red Cross' disaster recovery efforts".

World Paul Manafort agrees to plea deal with Mueller
Author: 0 Paul Manafort agrees to plea deal with Mueller

Manafort has already been found guilty on 8 charges of bank and tax fraud in a separate trial. The deal is expected to be announced in court Friday, three people familiar with the matter told ABC News. says he's not anxious about going to jail due to Mueller probe GOP chairwoman accuses Scarborough of using 9/11 to "score political points" Trump Jr.

World Tory Brexit rebels in retreat? Plot to topple Theresa May denied
Author: 0 Tory Brexit rebels in retreat? Plot to topple Theresa May denied

May will present her case to her European Union counterparts at an informal meeting in Salzburg next Wednesday, before the other 27 leaders discuss how to respond among themselves. British politicians inside May's governing Tory party, as well as in the opposition Labour Party, are preparing to sabotage the agreement. Mr Baker, the former chairman of the Eurosceptic European Research Group, said Mrs May faces a massive problem because of the scale of opposition to Chequers among Tory ...

World Russian Bear Bombers Near Alaska Intercepted Again
Author: 0 Russian Bear Bombers Near Alaska Intercepted Again

EDT on Tuesday (0200 GMT, Wednesday), said the North American Aerospace Defense Command in a statement. American fighter made a successful escort of aircraft from Russian Federation. It extends more than 200 miles further from Alaska's westernmost island and 1,700 miles from Anchorage. The Russian aircraft did not violate the borders of the US and Canada.

World US East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence
Author: 0 US East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence

A fourth person was killed while plugging in a generator in Lenoir County, north of Wilmington , WITN-TV reported. The hurricane's storm surge - the wall of water it pushed in from the Atlantic - had "overwhelmed" New Bern, a town of about 30,000 people at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said.

World United Kingdom 'closing in' on Brexit deal with Brussels, suggests Raab
Author: 0 United Kingdom 'closing in' on Brexit deal with Brussels, suggests Raab

He also said there must be a "shift across the board in the EU's approach" on the issue of Northern Ireland: "They will have to meet us halfway. if they meet the ambition, the pragmatism we've shown through our White Paper proposals then I'm confident we can get a good deal for this country, but also for the European Union ".

World Trump’s Legal Team Mysteriously Changes Statement on Paul Manafort
Author: 0 Trump’s Legal Team Mysteriously Changes Statement on Paul Manafort

According to court documents, Manafort has agreed to cooperate with Mueller "in any and all matters as to which the government deems the cooperation relevant". In comments to Politico before the plea deal , Giuliani said a plea without a cooperation agreement wouldn't foreclose the possibility of a pardon .

World Gas explosions, fires strike Boston suburbs
Author: 0 Gas explosions, fires strike Boston suburbs

Around the same time, State Police said electricity was being shut off for all residents in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover , where some were still reporting an odour tied to natural gas . Three people rushed out. "This event will probably go on. probably another week, a week and a half", he said. "I've never seen anything like this". Gas technicians and first responders were going door-to-door reviewing thousands of homes in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover and shutting down ...

World Putin: Peace treaty first, N. islands later
Author: 0 Putin: Peace treaty first, N. islands later

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared open to a treaty, saying it was "not normal" that one still hasn't been signed after seven decades. Relations between China and Japan soured in 2012 over a territorial dispute over several tiny islands in the East China Sea.

World Paul Manafort plans to plead guilty to second set of charges
Author: 0 Paul Manafort plans to plead guilty to second set of charges

Manafort was facing seven counts of foreign lobbying violations and witness tampering in a trial set to begin later this month. Manafort is due in federal court for what the Justice Department called "an arraignment and plea agreement hearing" on Friday morning, following the release of new charging documents against him.

World Plane carrying body of Pakistani ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's wife reaches Lahore
Author: 0 Plane carrying body of Pakistani ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's wife reaches Lahore

Famed Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel will lead the former first lady's funeral prayers as special security measures will be in place to ensure that her rituals pass off without any untoward incident. Sharif and two of his family members are now serving prison terms in a corruption case. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Javed Hashmi, Pervez Malik, Dr Asif Saeed Kirmani, Khurram Dastagir, Pervez Rashid, Rana Sanaullah Khan, Senator Ghous Muhammad Niazi, Abid Sher Ali, Khwaja Muhammad Asif, Ahsan ...