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Three dead in shooting at Washington shopping mall
- September 24, 2016

When they got outside, they saw numerous police vehicles, but no officers in sight, Montreuil said. "Trudi and I send our condolences to the families of the victims and prayers for anyone injured". He was last seen leaving the mall on foot, headed towards Interstate 5. "Four confirmed deceased in the mall, shooter (s) left scene before police arrived, unknown number of shooters, possibly just one, police clearing mall now", Wasthington State Patrol Sgt. (more...)
More Iowa cities mobilizing for flooding along Cedar River More Iowa cities mobilizing for flooding along Cedar River
- September 24, 2016

Counties across the tri-state area of Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin have been witnessing heavy rainfall for the past several hours and in some cases for the past days which consequently has led to flooding impacting cities and towns. The National Weather Service increased the predicted Cedar River flood level in Cedar Rapids by about one foot to 25.3 feet. Officials said the floodwaters have already far surpassed the levels they saw in 2010, and the river isn't expected to crest until ... (more...)
Fabregas ready to step up for Chelsea
- September 24, 2016

Chelsea's strong start to the season has been undermined by defensive frailties in recent games, with Conte's side conceding twice in each of their last three fixtures in all competitions. "I have spoken with Conte; he is a coach who has a very particular playing philosophy", he explained. I have another day to make the decision. Arsenal have also had four players sent off in their last five games against the Blues and a dismissal in Saturday's game is 9/4 with BetVictor. (more...)
Strong 6.3 quake rattles southern Philippines: USGS Strong 6.3 quake rattles southern Philippines: USGS
- September 24, 2016

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said there was no tsunami threat from the strong quake. A magnitude-6.3 quake is capable of causing severe damage, but the effects of this one are likely to be mitigated by the quake's depth and the fact that it occurred offshore. (more...)
US, Russia to 'Consult' Again Friday on Syria Ceasefire
- September 24, 2016

Wednesday's toll was even higher , the activist said, with least 50 people being killed and others injured after Syrian forces struck nearly every neighborhood in eastern Aleppo and in the countryside. "I woke up to a powerful natural disaster though I was in a place far away from where the missile landed", said a rebel commander in a voice recording sent to Reuters . (more...)
India, Pakistan could skid into nuclear war, top expert warns
- September 24, 2016

According to a Pakistan-based newspaper, Pakistan's foreign office said that the Indian government has chosen to criticize the statement by Nawaz Sharif, which reflects the "sentiments and aspirations of the oppressed people of Jammu and Kashmir". (more...)
Verlander, Tigers sweep Twins, move into AL wild-card spot Verlander, Tigers sweep Twins, move into AL wild-card spot
- September 24, 2016

Right-hander Buck Farmer started for Detroit on Wednesday and had allowed one hit in 2 2/3 innings. PLAY OF THE GAME: The Mariners had already scored four runs in the seventh inning and had runners at first and second with one out when Mike Zunino punched an RBI single to left against Buddy Boshers. (more...)
Syria army announces end of US-Russia brokered truce
- September 24, 2016

Meanwhile, UN humanitarian aid shipments remained undelivered - a key component of the deal. A SARC warehouse was also hit, United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. The Syrian military said earlier on Monday that the ceasefire had expired. "Despite continued attacks by the regime on opposition positions, we have witnessed a measure of reduced violence over the last week", spokesman John Kirby said. (more...)
Syria launches Aleppo push as truce plan flounders Syria launches Aleppo push as truce plan flounders
- September 24, 2016

After the talks concluded, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington could not be the only party trying to hold open the door to peace, while the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, called on the Syrian opposition to compromise. (more...)
Company restarts gas pipeline after leak in Shelby County
- September 24, 2016

A temporary fix is expected to begin operation this week to solve the Colonial Pipeline disruption that caused gasoline prices to surge throughout much of the Southeast. Work crews are trying to fix a pipeline that has spilled more than 250,000 gallons of gasoline in a rural area near Birmingham. The Colonial Pipeline runs from Houston to NY to bring gasoline produced in Texas and Louisiana to much of the rest of the nation. (more...)
Michigan Man Tells Police That He Murdered His Family
- September 24, 2016

Michael Krause. Dozens gathered in Dearborn Heights Thursday night to remember the four children who were killed in their home, just blocks away from the vigil. Chadney Allen with his two children who were murdered at their Dearborn Heights home on Wednesday. Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor Trisha Gerard argued against any bond because the "heinousness" of the crimes. (more...)
Most Americans fear a Donald Trump presidency, AP poll says
- September 24, 2016

A source familiar with his preparations described Trump's preparation, which has been described as far more minimal than Clinton's, who is now off the campaign trail to practice before the highly anticipated, nationally broadcast event. Trump's aim, says his campaign manager, is "to win". She was at home in Chappaqua, N.Y., all day Tuesday, and - after a day trip to Florida on Wednesday - she had no campaign events scheduled through the debate. (more...)
Syrian army source: Aleppo attack includes ground offensive
- September 24, 2016

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Regime loyalists are using bombs that create craters five feet deep, al Achi says. The agreement, however, disintegrated after only one week when an aid convoy was bombed on Monday. They reported 60 airstrikes in east Aleppo , the location of rebel-held neighborhoods in the divided northern city. (more...)
Trump says he ended birther talk to 'get on with the campaign'
- September 24, 2016

The shameless pandering ended with one sentence, not an apology to Americans or the president. "President Barack Obama was born in the United States", Trump said. But you know what, memory is a tricky thing. He said 'I remember when he was born.' He's taking one for the party. "I've been told that his birth certificate is missing. (more...)
Netanyahu: The UN Is a Global 'Moral Farce'
- September 24, 2016

Netanyahu addressed the world body moments after Abbas delivered his own speech. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking a short time later at the annual gathering of world leaders, derided Abbas for focusing on the declaration and alluded to the possibility of the Palestinians suing Britain for it. (more...)
Assad blames US for truce collapse
- September 24, 2016

Russian Federation and the United States brokered a deal on September 9 which included a truce between the Syrian government and a coalition of rebel forces, aid deliveries for Aleppo , and possibly joint military action against Isis and al-Qaeda linked groups. (more...)
Trump tells Sisi US is a friend, not just an ally Trump tells Sisi US is a friend, not just an ally
- September 24, 2016

When reporters were ushered into the room, Trump was sitting to el-Sissi's right and awaiting a translation from Arabic. She said Trump's comments had been "seized on by the terrorists" as a recruiting tool. Clinton's adviser cautioned that the meeting on Monday did not augur any kind of policy change towards Egypt. He expressed great respect for Egypt's history and the important leadership role it has played in the Middle East. (more...)
Israel's Shimon Peres hospitalised after stroke, in stable condition
- September 24, 2016

He left office as president in 2014, but maintained an active schedule even after suffering heart trouble earlier this year. At that time, senior cardiologist from the Sheba hospital also arrived at Peres' home, treated the former President, and made a decision to leave him at home and not send him to the hospital. (more...)
After bitter battles, Cruz says he will vote for Trump After bitter battles, Cruz says he will vote for Trump
- September 24, 2016

Hitting out at the Democrat presidential nominee Clinton, Cruz said the country is in crisis and "Hillary Clinton is manifestly unfit to be president, and her policies would harm millions of Americans". And as recently as this week, some warned they would not work for Cruz again if he officially endorsed Trump. "Donald will betray his supporters on every issue", the Texas senator added, while calling Trump "utterly amoral", "a narcissist", "a bully", and "a serial philanderer", among other ... (more...)
New Aleppo bombing campaign signals end of Syria ceasefire
- September 24, 2016

Residents and activists described the use of a missile that produced earthquake-like tremors upon impact and razed buildings right down to the basement level where many residents desperately seek protection during bombing. "We can only say that the world is watching passively at the death of the Syrian population in Aleppo and a new wave of refugees", Kodmani told Reuters in NY. (more...)