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New tropical storm off Mexico; Hurricane Hector a Cat 4

New tropical storm off Mexico; Hurricane Hector a Cat 4

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km). The U.S. The hurricane is moving westward or 275/10 kt. west-northwestward motion is expected over the next day or so as Hector is steered by a deep-layer ridge to its north.


Bracing for US sanctions, Iran lifts ban on exchange offices

Bracing for US sanctions, Iran lifts ban on exchange offices

But all Iranians are concerned about the struggling economy, especially since the United States walked out of the nuclear deal in May and announced it would reimpose full sanctions in two stages. In one Twitter tirade, he wrote in all caps that President Hassan Rouhani had used " DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE ", but just last week he floated the idea that he could meet with his counterpart without preconditions .


The Internet Can't Stop Plucking at Paul Manafort's $15,000 Ostrich Jacket

The Internet Can't Stop Plucking at Paul Manafort's $15,000 Ostrich Jacket

Prosecutors are just one small step away from providing the jury with overwhelming evidence that Manafort knowingly evaded taxes by stashing money in foreign accounts that he failed to disclose to his accountants. In response, Laporta said she was concerned that Manafort's so-called "clients" were loaning his company funds. Heather Washkuhn , manager of Paul Manafort's personal and business finances, walks toward District Court in Alexandria, Virginia.


United States police find 11 starving children in New Mexico compound

United States police find 11 starving children in New Mexico compound

A father who took his now-missing child out of Clayton County previous year was found in New Mexico , although the child is still missing. Hogrefe said authorities had conducted surveillance of the compound while looking for the missing boy before he decided Thursday to get a search warrant immediately after a Georgia investigator forwarded a message in which someone at the compound reportedly told another person that people at the compound were starving and needed water.


South Sudan government and rebels sign peace deal

South Sudan government and rebels sign peace deal

The Parliament will have 550 members, 332 from Kiir's group and 128 from Machar's group. A similar peace deal was signed in 2015 but fell apart a year later in a deadly battle that saw Machar flee into exile. But on Sunday the top USA envoy to Khartoum said the United States still backed the process. President Kiir also said the remaining outstanding issues will be finalized with his rivals as soon as he arrives in Khartoum.


'Bomb in a drone' is President Maduro's excuse for crackdown

'Bomb in a drone' is President Maduro's excuse for crackdown

But the military managed to knock one of the drones off-course electronically and the other crashed into apartment building two blocks away from where Maduro was speaking to the hundreds of troops, Reverol said. Arreaza thanked the solidarity shown by various governments and organizations in rejection of the attack against the president. Maduro appeared on national TV a couple of hours later, when he spoke about the investigation and arrests.