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National Hurricane Center: Depression forms in Atlantic, poses no threat to US

National Hurricane Center: Depression forms in Atlantic, poses no threat to US

The last time forecasters went that deep in the list was 2012 - when it went all the way to Superstorm Sandy and Tropical Storm Tony. Nineteen is forecast to become a tropical storm later today, and would acquire the name Rina. This storm is no threat to you or to the USA mainland, but it could be the second tropical system this year to affect Great Britain or even Iceland. Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the National Hurricane Center , said storm names are derived from names common in the ...


SANA: Dozens killed, injured in Syria refugee camp blast

SANA: Dozens killed, injured in Syria refugee camp blast

The bombing targeted the largest refugee gathering in the region, Sana reported. The regime's forces "progressed rapidly" and are 15 kilometers from the town, the Britain-based monitor said. Iraqi forces backed by the US -led coalition drove IS from Qaim and surrounding areas last week, in what coalition officials said marked the end of the conventional war against the extremist group in Iraq.


Amitabh to Manyata Dutt among 714 Indians named in Paradise Papers

Amitabh to Manyata Dutt among 714 Indians named in Paradise Papers

Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Monday defended himself through a series of tweets after his name appeared in the " Paradise Papers " leak. The documents that have been scrutinized are mostly from Bermuda's law firm, Appleby. The documents also reveal that US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin's son-in-law Kirill Shamalov.



Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe fires deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Monday, Nov. 6 2017 fired a vice president who had previously been seen as a likely successor, removing an obstacle to the presidential ambitions of Mugabe's wife. "That man is a ravisher", said Grace. "Trouble causers in the party must go before the next congress". Chipanga said the position that VP Mnangagwa occupies belonged to the party Women's League and the youth league, while backing the First Lady to take over, would stand guided "on the way ...


State knocks off Texas Tech in overtime

State knocks off Texas Tech in overtime

Shimonek completed 34 of 53 passes for 405 yards with four touchdowns and an interception. Kansas State's first-half lead could have been larger. The Red Raiders struggled to generate offense thereafter and lost 49-27 to the Sooners while surrendering 617 yards in dropping their third straight game after starting the season 4-1.


Trump, Japanese PM Abe play golf, sign 'make alliance even greater' hats

Trump, Japanese PM Abe play golf, sign 'make alliance even greater' hats

The president also denounced efforts by the Obama administration to manage Pyongyang, declaring again that "the era of strategic patience was over". Trump's Air Force One plane landed at the Yokota Air Base where the president was due to make a short address before heading to the golf course for a round with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe .