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Scout Schultz Photos: Full Story & Must-See Details

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Two police officers received minor injuries, a Georgia Tech spokesperson told the AJC . The release said Schultz was not complying with verbal commands as he approached the officers before one of them fired, striking him. Schultz was a fourth-year engineering student and president of a campus LBGTQ organization. "They have been the driving force behind Pride Alliance for the past two years", the group said. Read More »

Ryanair Cancels 40 To 50 Flights Per Day

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Today alone a dozen Ryanair flights in or out of Dublin Airport have been cancelled. We will cancel 40 to 50 flights daily for the next six weeks, (less than 2% of our schedule) with a slightly higher... A further three flights out of Dublin - to Berlin, Glasgow and Kra ków - have been cancelled on Tuesday, with the return flights also cancelled. The airline claimed that a number of factors had reduced its "on-time performance" to 80% in recent weeks, adding that the figure is ... Read More »

Schumer warns against latest Obamacare repeal proposal

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A huge majority of voters, nearly 2-1, consider it a good thing that previous attempts at repealing and replacing Obamacare failed. On Sunday, McCain repeated his view that a health plan needs to go through the committee process and gain bipartisan support - both of which are unlikely with the clock ticking and Democrats united against an Obamacare replacement. Read More »

Vols fall to Gators in the Swamp, 26-20

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Florida appeared content to sit on the ball until overtime, but Jim McElwain called timeout with nine seconds remaining at his own 37. The legend of Feleipe Franks was born Saturday afternoon in The Swamp as Florida beat SEC rival Tennessee at the buzzer. Read More »

Pakistan opens fire on 8 Indian posts in Jammu's Arnia sub

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The fresh escalation along the worldwide border has come four days after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had at Nowshera issued a stern warning to Pakistan saying that it will have to stop ceasefire violations one day... According to the officials, the Indian BSF targeted the civilian population. Despite a ceasefire agreement that was reached in November 2003, sporadic skirmishes continue in Kashmir. Read More »

Twin Peaks' Harry Dean Stanton Dead at 91

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Stanton was the subject of a 2012 documentary , Harry Dean Stanton : Partly Fiction in which he described his spirituality this way: "I'm big into Eastern concepts". It wasn't until 1979 that Harry Dean Stanton would get one of his most recognizable roles in cinema as the Nostromo crew member Brett in Ridley Scott's Alien . Read More »

Take that Trump! California will be 'Sanctuary State'

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California Democrats approved a "sanctuary state" bill Saturday that would limit how local and state police can interact with federal immigration agents. Illinois' Republican Governor signed a bill last month protecting people from being detained because they are the subject of an immigration-related warrant. Read More »

Eight die at nursing home that had poor record with state regulators

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Early on Wednesday, several calls were placed to emergency services from the Hollywood nursing home. "Evacuating 133 people is quite an undertaking", said a police department spokesperson. Wednesday afternoon, Florida Power and Light would only confirm that "parts of the facility itself were energized by FPL ". According to Scott, the nursing home had reported it had power and access to fans and spot coolers provided by Memorial Healthcare. Read More »

Tillerson Admits Difficulty of UN Agreement on N. Korean Oil Embargo

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The move announced by European Union headquarters Thursday follows the Security Council resolution of August 5, which bans North Korea from exporting coal, iron, lead and seafood products estimated to be worth over $1 billion. Thursday's talks in London also addressed the response to Hurricane Irma , which has caused havoc in the southeastern United States and the Caribbean, where Britain and France have dependent territories. Read More »

Coordinated IS attack in Iraq kills 50

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No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, though Islamic State often claims responsibility for large-scale attacks on Shi'ite Muslims in Iraq. The attack, deadliest occurred at a restaurant in south-west of Nassiryya. The governor of Iraq's southern Thi Qar province, where Nassiriya is located, said the death toll was 45. Read More »

Cops Let Suspect Speak at Appeal for Missing Teacher

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Wallen's parents were aware of the investigators' "calculated decision" to allow Tessier's participation, Montgomery County Chief of Police Tom Manger said Wednesday during a news conference announcing Tessier's arrest. When her sister asked where she was, Wallen told her she was "waiting in a field". The nearly daily hugs from Wallen had students referring to her as "Wallabe with the jellyfish hugs", said Moore, 18, who took Wallen's world history class as a senior a year ago at Wilde Lake. Read More »

Ankara backs Iraqi parliament's rejection of Kurdish referendum

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Iraqi Kurdish leaders must be prepared to face the consequences if they unilaterally declare independence and find implementation more hard than they expected, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said on Wednesday. Kalin said there was no other country, or global organisation "other than Israel " that backed the referendum bid. It said parliament's decision was a "clear expression of the importance that was attached on Iraq's political unity and territorial integrity". Read More »

Ahead of sanctions deadline, Obama officials urge Trump to uphold Iran deal

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However, later in the day, Trump derided the deal as "one of the worst" he'd ever seen. Rouhani says the U.S.is not complying with the agreement, but insists his government remains committed to it. The recent focus of those against the deal seems to be on Iran's military sites, with critics saying inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency are failing to routinely inspect them along with Iran's declared nuclear facilities. Read More »

EIA Predicts Record For US Crude Production Despite Harvey

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On the other hand, close to 0.75 million bpd of U.S. oil output was impacted and United States oil production fell to 8.78 mbpd last week which will support oil prices. But the EIA projects USA average crude oil production to reach 9.3 MMbbl/d for 2017 and 9.8 MMbbl/d in 2018-the highest annual average in us history. Read More »

India, Japan to work closely on connectivity

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Abe, the prime minister of Japan, is here for the 12th annual India-Japan summit. It was in 2006 that India and Japan agreed to hold annual summits between the prime ministers of the two countries. The two leaders have met 10 times in the last three years, with the last being on the sidelines of the G20 Summit at Hamburg in July. The Prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe has landed in the country today. Read More »

One dead, others wounded in Spokane-area school shooting

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Fox Spokane quotes a local fire chief as saying the "threat is eliminated". Spokane Fire says authorities will be interviewing about 300 students who were at the school at the time of the shooting. The injured victims were taken to a hospital and expected to survive. At least four people were said to have been shot. The Spokane Sheriff's Office is expected to provide more information at a news conference sometime on Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

Members of Oxford's mosques protest against Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

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Iranian worshipers have staged rallies in Tehran and many other cities to express their outrage at the ongoing brutal violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar . "Should all people be killed?" The diplomatic parlance of the Indian establishment over its decision to not sign the declaration aside, the fact is that India has been trying to shut its doors on the Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing Myanmar amid mass killings of members of the community by the Myanmar Army. Read More »

Floridians Come Together to Save Manatees Stranded in Mud by Hurricane Irma

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Rescue a few manatees, naturally. " Believe me, we tried to move them ", Sechler wrote. "But between [the manatees] weighing over 500lbs and being stranded in nearly mud-like sand, we couldn't make it happen." . Winds carried by Irma caused waters in that area to recede completely, leaving the manatee and another one beached on a muddy patch of grass surrounded by shallow puddles. Read More »

Ten Suspected Militants Killed by Egyptian Forces in Cairo Raids

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They then opened fire with machine guns at survivors of the blast. On Sunday, police said they stormed a militant hideout in a Greater Cairo district, killing 10 suspected militants and seizing a cache of weapons. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to brief media. It did not provide any casualty figures, but the attack appears to have been the deadliest on security forces in Sinai since July, when at least 23 soldiers were killed in a suicide ... Read More »

Kuwait Emir confirms Qatar ready to meet, discuss 13 demands

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President Donald Trump with Kuwait's emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, at the White House on Thursday. "I was telling the emir before that if I can help between UAE and Saudi Arabia ... Special counsel Robert Mueller and the House and Senate intelligence committees are also investigating the meeting, which was attended by Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and then-campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. Read More »

Richland County Opening Shelter, County Offices Closed Monday

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Madison County Central School opened on Saturday as a shelter for residents needing somewhere to go. Seacrest Country Day School will be closed through Friday. The Taylor County School District will be closed through Tuesday, 9/12. Scott has said more volunteers will be needed and registration can be done HERE. Read More »

Rare Phenomenon As Irma Literally Sucks The Water Away From The Shoreline

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As the storm gobbles water towards its center, it gets pulled from its surroundings. Footage of a dry Bahamas shoreline hit the internet shortly after Irma swept through the Caribbean Islands. Hurricane Irma is strong enough to completely change the shape of an ocean. The phenomenon, though rare, is not a sign of a tsunami, according to the Post . Read More »

Sunny, dry and breezy weekend

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Plenty of dry, sinking air underneath this feature will make for some very quiet weather across a large portion of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Highs 70-76. The entire state of Florida will experience devastating winds and 1-2 feet of rain from Irma. From there, the storm is expected to drift off to the west, toward Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas as a tropical depression. Read More »

Tropical Storm Katia forms in Gulf of Mexico

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Worldwide agencies predicted that Jose could follow a path similar to that of Irma, the Category 5 hurricane, with sustained winds of 295 kph that is today hitting the Lesser Antilles. The CMI said that tropical storm Jose was located about 2,000 km east of the southern group of the Lesser Antilles. The storm was located about 1200 east of the Lesser Antilles and was moving west-northwest at 17 miles per hour. Read More »

Kerala BJP president Kummanam Rajasekharan rise vexes

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The central leadership doesn't care about the opinion or suggestion of the state leaders. Kannanthanam was never been a choice of the party state president Kummanam Rajasekharan or that of any of the warring factions in the party. Two other new faces are Ashwini Kumar Choubey, a member of the Lok Sabha from Bihar, and Shiv Pratap Shukla from Uttar Pradesh.All the new ministers are from the BJP as its allies were not part of the exercise.Six ministers of the Union Cabinet had put in their ... Read More »

PM Modi leaves for Myanmar for first bilateral visit

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Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the ninth BRICS summit in Xiamen , southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 4, 2017. "But where there is an area of difference, it should be handled with mutual respect and efforts should be made to find common ground", he said . Read More »

Mattis says he and Trump are on same page regarding North Korea

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This regime has signaled its contempt for its neighbors, for all members of the United Nations , and for minimum standards of acceptable worldwide behavior", said President Donald Trump said in a statement on August 29. This test marks the second time that a SM-6 missile has successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target, officials said. Kim Jong Un "sternly" said that "the drill conducted by the (North's) Strategic Force is a curtain-raiser of its resolute ... Read More »

Members of Ind. National Guard deployed for Harvey relief

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It is sending troops and helicopters to southeast Texas. "Our Guardsmen have joined efforts with numerous other states to serve our fellow citizens in Texas", said Pennsylvania Adjutant General Major General Tony Carrelli. Hutchinson's office says the guardsmen will leave on Saturday and the deployment could be up to 30 days. "The soldiers will join Guardsmen from across the nation who are being activated in response to Hurricane Harvey", the Guard's statement reads. Read More »

United States gasoline in first slide since Harvey, oil under pressure

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Oil traders were scrambling Tuesday to move crude and fuel supplies through ports in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Harvey barreled toward the state, threatening to close the last major oil terminals still operating on the U.S. Companies also face problems with pressure imbalance and high natural gas levels at new shale oil wells in the Permian Basin, the largest USA oilfield. Read More »

Special Counsel Has Draft of Letter Trump Wrote to Fire Comey

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It's a little late in the game for Trump to turn around and say the exact opposite. A subsequent draft of the letter, which was written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and released publicly, stated the official justification , that Comey had been fired due to his mishandling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. Read More »

US, UK and 22 other envoys laud Supreme Court decision

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Kenya's Supreme Court has nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win last month and called for new elections within 60 days. Kenya's electoral commission says it will change personnel and processes to prepare for a new presidential vote after the Supreme Court nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. Read More »