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At least 15 people dead on Dominica following Hurricane Maria

Maarten/St. Martin, St. Barthelemy and Anguilla - many of which were devastated when Irma blew through the Caribbean, killing 44 people. "We have heard of all the reports of looting happening and I know members of the St Lucia Defence Force have gone up to augment the forces there from the Regional Security System already, so we are helping in that respect", President of the Association Thaddeus Antoine said.

BJP workers welcome Amit Shah's order to cut down organisational units

With the government and the party embracing Upadhyaya's plank of 'antyodaya' (upliftment of the last man), the executive is expected to cite a number of measures taken by the Union and the BJP-ruled states for the poor's welfare. "When opposition was in government, power was a means of enjoyment for it. Harsh language can't be a substitute for substantive charges". "In the past three years there have been no allegations of corruption against us", Gadkari said.

US Travel Ban 2.0, Trump Adds Restrictions On 8 Nations

The new rules go into effect on October 18 and do not apply to current visa holders (though once their existing visas expire, they will be subject to the ban). What is the reason for the restrictions? "Making America Safe is my number one priority". The enhanced national security measures, aim to create, for the first time in history, minimum requirements for worldwide cooperation to support visa and immigration vetting and adjudications for individuals seeking entry to the U.S.

Former 'heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty dies

She underwent bariatric surgery - a stomach-shrinking bypass procedure - the following month, initially shedding 100 kg at Saifee Hospital. She was airlifted in a cargo plane from Alexandria to Mumbai on February 11 for her weight loss treatment at the hospital.

Merkel seen winning 4th term, nationalists strong in Germany

Data released by German authority showed that as of 2:00 p.m. local time (1200 GMT), 41.1 percent of eligible voters cast their votes. Meanwhile, she saw off one potential line of attack for more liberal parties by allowing a parliamentary vote in the summer to legalize gay marriage in Germany, though she herself voted against.

GOP leaders working on repeal bill changes to win over balky senators

But he said he would continue the fight to repeal "Obamacare" even if it meant going back again and again. But the comments by Collins and Cruz left the Republican drive to uproot President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act dangling by an increasingly slender thread.

Iran tests new ballistic missile unveiled at military parade hours earlier

At the United Nations on Tuesday, Mr. Trump criticised Iran's missile programme and the 2015 nuclear deal with the country. The nuclear deal concluded in 2015 with the great powers does not prohibit the activities in ballistic missile from Iran, but the resolution 2231 of the security Council, which endorsed this agreement, calls on Iran not to carry out activities to develop missiles created to carry nuclear warheads.

Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile

Iran has other missiles of this range in its arsenal. "Whether you like it or not, we are going to strengthen our military capabilities, needed in the area of deterrence". "Like North Korea , Iran is responding to Trump's bellicosity by its own display of strength, to show it is not cowed", said Mark Fitzpatrick, executive director of the Americas office of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a British think tank.

Housing Rohingya Muslims in India: Is India a dharamshala?

Rights groups have urged India to abide by its global obligations after the government said last month it had asked state authorities to identify and deport the Rohingya living in their terriory. The ministry also told the apex court that the information received by it suggests that Rohingyas are involved with the Islamic State and other "extremist groups" to incite communal and sectarian violence in India.

Qatar's Emir Disregards Reasons behind Crisis

The US president, who called the emir "a friend", said after Tuesday's meeting that he believed the dispute would be solved quickly. "And I think we'll get it solved, I have a very strong feeling that it will be solved pretty quickly". On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and trade links with Qatar, accusing Doha of financing terrorism and extremism.

Lady Gaga discusses struggle with fibromyalgia

The singer goes on to say that it is her fans who have helped keep her going all of these years. Yet as much as her acting career seems to be flourishing, Gaga the human is hard enough work with its high demand for performance. Fans were told to keep their existing tickets until the dates were rescheduled, according to a statement from concert promoter Live Nation. They are also keeping me from what I love the most in the world: "performing for my fans." wrote Gaga .

USA govt wiretapped Manafort

Sources told CNN that the Manafort wiretap included conversations that, in the eyes of investigators, raised the possibility that Manafort had encouraged Russian officials to help the Trump campaign; however, they also cautioned that the evidence of this wasn't conclusive.

Hurricane Maria bears down on storm-battered eastern Caribbean

This Sept. 14, 2017 photo provided by Guillermo Houwer on Saturday, Sept. 16, shows storm damage in North Sound in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Virgin Gorda, in the British Virgin Islands . A hurricane warning is in effect and several shelters are now open. In preparation, President Donald Trump already approved emergency declarations for both Puerto Rico and the U.S.

Trump Wants to Hold a Military Parade for the Fourth of July

I don't know, we're going to have to try to top it, but we had a lot of planes going over. During the Cold War, the practice was avoided as it was feared that it would look like the US was mimicking the Soviet Union. And according to December emails obtained by the Huffington Post , Trump's team had tried to produce a military parade for his inauguration, with Pentagon officials asking to see "some pictures of military vehicles we could add to the parade".

With Irma, Harvey long gone, gas prices dropping in York, Lancaster, Chester

According to the U.S. Energy Department, six Gulf Coast refineries are operating at reduced rates, which is one more refinery than last week. Gas prices could fall even farther this week, DeHaan said. As refineries recovered, gas prices should have begun to decline after Labor Day, but the arrival of hurricane Irma caused a surge in demand, preventing the impending plunge.

Sooners remain No. 3 in coaches poll

Clemson has been ranked no lower than sixth in the AP poll since October 4, 2015, and has been ranked in the top five for 28 straight polls, the longest such active streak in the country. San Diego State is ranked for the first time this season after beating then-No. Also falling out were Kansas State (No. 18), Tennessee (No. 23) and UCLA (No.

Refugees From Burundi Killed in Congo, Activists Say

Maman Sidikou said he was "deeply shocked" at the violence. The crisis in Burundi has created over 400 000 refugees and left an estimated 700 opposition supporters dead. "No person who is a beneficiary of this (refugee) status is supposed to have an assault rifle". The president of a group representing Burundians who have fled the country, Gratien Rukindikiza, said he feared the situation could slide into a "genocide".

President Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball

Trump swinging a golf club and the ball striking Mrs. Clinton in the back as she boards a plane, knocking her forward. He retweeted the GIF, captioned " Donald Trump's fantastic golf swing #CrookedHillary ", from the account of a supporter whose profile identifies him as Mike from NY.

I believe in "the First Amendment and boobs"

What this has to do with the female anatomy is anyone's guess, but Travis felt the need to say, "I'm a First Amendment absolutist, I believe in only two things completely, the First Amendment and boobs ". A CNN anchor cut off a guest midway through a segment after he declared on-air the only two things he believed in were "the First Amendment and boobs ".

Independence Cup 2nd T20

While Pakistan have Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik and Hasan Ali who can bat and bowl to perfection, World XI's Hashim Amla can score runs easily. Pakistan were determined to clinch the series while the World XI were looking to live up to their billing by putting in a winning performance to keep the series alive.