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People Iowa digs through the pieces after a night of violent storms
Author: 0 Iowa digs through the pieces after a night of violent storms

Tornado reports came in from Adair, Madison, Warren and Marion counties in central Iowa Wednesday. That was an EF-0 tornado southwest of Stuart Iowa, which had a 7-mile track and estimated winds of 75 miles per hour. Fremont County, Iowa, was at the heart of one of the most widely seen and videoed tornadoes Wednesday afternoon. "It was hard to keep the boys down", she said.

People ABS Release 2016 Census Data, 63% completed online
Author: 0 ABS Release 2016 Census Data, 63% completed online

Urban Taskforce CEO Chris Johnson said the swing to a more urban population was demonstrated by the growth in the number of people now living in urban apartments. This 2016 figure is down by a total of 195,611 from the 2011 Census - and down from 5 per cent as a total of all respondents in the 2011 survey. At the same time, women are increasingly out-earning their male partners.

People Trump Holds Campaign Fundraiser At His DC Hotel Without The Press
Author: 0 Trump Holds Campaign Fundraiser At His DC Hotel Without The Press

And the president was clearly not keen for the press to remain present for the entirety of the 4pm EST meeting, with the media reportedly asked to leave the room during the discussion. Since announcing his campaign in July 2015 on an escalator at Manhattan's Trump Tower, he's continued to use his properties to conduct government affairs at least 37 times, according to an AP tally.

People Firefighters battle 190-acre fire on Camp Pendleton line
Author: 0 Firefighters battle 190-acre fire on Camp Pendleton line

The smoke is predicted to reach mainly into Orange County and parts of LA County, but shifts in the wind could send smoke all the way to Riverside and San Bernardino Counties according to the advisory. Hundreds of people near the canyons on the south end of San Clemente came out to witness the inferno, as chunks of burned foliage rained from the sky.

People SDF warns of 'fierce' conflict with Turkey in north Syria
Author: 0 SDF warns of 'fierce' conflict with Turkey in north Syria

Its aims were to fight against ISIS and ward off possible advances by the YPG toward the Turkish border. In recent weeks, when the USA shot down a Syrian government war plane and an Iranian drone that were threatening US -allied Syrian fighters, the angry response from the Russians was to declare they would not use the deconfliction phone line.

People Deputy shooting suspect has criminal history ties in Bay Area
Author: 0 Deputy shooting suspect has criminal history ties in Bay Area

A Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy who was shot in the face with his own service weapon at a light-rail station is out of surgery to fix his jaw and is in stable condition Wednesday, officials said. In 2008, Spann was believed to be the gunman in a brutal robbery and execution-style murder of sibling Omar and Maria Teresa Aquino in their Mountain View home.

Author: 0 Qatari Defence Minister to visit Turkey

The U.S., which urges a diplomatic solution to the crisis, has been pushing for a list of grievances that are " reasonable and actionable ". Saudi Arabia and other Sunni Arab countries have been complaining about these Qatari activities for the past five years.

People Men Convicted In Killing Of Putin Foe Boris Nemtsov
Author: 0 Men Convicted In Killing Of Putin Foe Boris Nemtsov

At the same time, the jury said that Dadayev deserved no mercy. The jury in Moscow convicted the five men after more than eight months of hearings. The 12-person jury ruled on its third day of deliberations that defendants Zaur Dadayev , Shadid and Anzor Gubashev , Temirlan Eskerkhanov and Khamzat Bakhayev - all ethnic Chechens from Russia's volatile North Caucasus - carried out the hit as a gang for some $250,000.

People 2 detained after toddler found dead in truck in Sacramento County
Author: 0 2 detained after toddler found dead in truck in Sacramento County

That was enough to prompt a search of the auto, which turned up a dead, 3-year-old girl under blankets in the back seat, according to police. Angela Phakhin , 27, and Untwan Smith , 46, of Arkansas, were arrested Wednesday on child endangerment and conspiracy charges, Sacramento County sheriff's officials said.

People FBI Agent Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Rancher During Oregon Standoff
Author: 0 FBI Agent Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Rancher During Oregon Standoff

Finicum was a leader of the armed occupation of the Malheur refuge. The agent, Joseph Astarita , was charged with three counts of making false statements and two counts of obstruction of justice in an indictment handed down in U.S. Both bullets missed Finicum, one of the bullets hitting the roof of the truck. He was, however, released, on personal recognizance due to his trial August 29.

People SDF encircle Raqqa, cut off ISIS escape
Author: 0 SDF encircle Raqqa, cut off ISIS escape

Omar Abou Layla, the head of Deir Ezzor 24, said 15 bodies, including those of women and children, were recovered in the village. Ali Shervan, a Kurdish SDF fighter, told Kurdistan24: "The city centre is completely besieged, and our forces are fighting from all sides".

People Hamas: Israel Halted Visits to Terrorists in Prisons
Author: 0 Hamas: Israel Halted Visits to Terrorists in Prisons

Palestinian Authority terrorist convicts incarcerated in Israeli prisons have lost their privileges until further notice - specifically, family visits to Hamas security prisoners from Gaza - according to a statement quoted Thursday by the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency.

People Martin Schulz calls for ban on Erdoğan rallies in Germany
Author: 0 Martin Schulz calls for ban on Erdoğan rallies in Germany

The comments came after meetings with her counterparts from France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Norway, and European Union representatives. While much of the anticipation in the USA has focused on Mr. It wasn't clear whether permission would be granted. The spokesman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP ) led by Erdogan said there was "nothing more natural" than the president meeting Turks in Germany.

People European G20 nations united on Paris climate change accord, says Merkel
Author: 0 European G20 nations united on Paris climate change accord, says Merkel

Elmar Brok, a member of the European Parliament and a close ally of Merkel's, said working with France is critical to each of her European objectives - from reform of the economic union to greater cooperation in security and defense. Following a meeting in Berlin hosted by Angela Merkel , Germany's chancellor told reporters that European G-20 participants are committed to the Paris climate deal and will discuss it at the summit next month.

People 'No Sanctuary for Criminals Act' up for House vote
Author: 0 'No Sanctuary for Criminals Act' up for House vote

But it's unlikely either would have enough votes to pass the Senate, which struggled with Kate's Law a year ago. Trump has "allowed my officers to do what they do best: uphold the integrity of our borders and our immigration system by enforcing the laws as they were written".

People Deadline missed but powersharing talks expected to continue
Author: 0 Deadline missed but powersharing talks expected to continue

British government on Wednesday warned that if parties in Northern Ireland's devolved Parliament did not strike a deal and form a government soon, the region would fall under the direct rule of London . "If anybody thinks that they are going to collapse (the power-sharing deal). get all of their demands and go back in there then they can think again because that is not the way we do business", said Edwin Poots, a DUP member of the regional assembly.

People New US ambassador to China says fixing trade imbalance a top priority
Author: 0 New US ambassador to China says fixing trade imbalance a top priority

Chinese steel already is subject to dozens of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy orders. "We feel it is important to make sure importers and consumers hear the Nebraska beef story early and often, as we work to capture market share in China". Perdue tweeted, "Headed to China, where Amb". "More than three decades and five more visits to China later, I now look forward to working with you, the people of China, to build the future of US-China ties".

People Grenfell tower fire: Fake 'victim' accused of trying to get cash, housing
Author: 0 Grenfell tower fire: Fake 'victim' accused of trying to get cash, housing

A 6-month-old baby was found dead in her mom's arms after the woman tried to escape the fire that destroyed Grenfell Tower , officials said Wednesday as the death toll rose to 80. Police have so far managed to speak to survivors from 106 of the building's 129 flats, while no one has been traced from the remaining 23 apartments.

People Venus Williams at fault in fatal auto wreck
Author: 0 Venus Williams at fault in fatal auto wreck

Williams, 37, was passing through a crossroads on June 9 when, she told police, traffic slowed to a crawl. She claims there was not enough time to stop, which resulted in her T-boning Williams' vehicle. The driver was taken to the hospital after reportedly suffering broken bones. We reached out to Williams for comment - so far, no word back. There is no evidence in the report that Williams was driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or using an electronic device.

People The White House War Against Mainstream Media Heats Up
Author: 0 The White House War Against Mainstream Media Heats Up

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to lobby the Senate on passing its proposed health care legislation. "There's no camera on, Jim", Spicer said . On today's MTP Daily , Chuck Todd decried the White House's "war on the media" as basically being a "war on the truth". "Look at the number of questions that get asked over and over again just so a reporter can get a clip of themselves saying something or yelling at someone".

People United States blacklists China bank, revving up pressure over NKorea
Author: 0 United States blacklists China bank, revving up pressure over NKorea

Among them, the most notable is severing USA financial ties with China's Bank of Dandong , which the Trump administration has claimed acts as a pipeline to support alleged illicit North Korean financial activity. "I think what you'll see in the coming days and weeks are efforts to do that", Trump's national security adviser H.R. McMaster said Wednesday in public remarks at a national security conference, noting that "the threat is much more immediate now".

People Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban
Author: 0 Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban

In a partial dissent, Justice Clarence Thomas said he anxious that "the court's remedy will prove unworkable" and "compromise will burden executive officials with the task of deciding - on peril of contempt - whether individuals from the six affected nations who wish to enter the United States have a sufficient connection to a person or entity in this country".

People American Warplane Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone Over Syria
Author: 0 American Warplane Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone Over Syria

And, he says, it may be hard for the U.S.to avoid conflict in Syria. Two other times this month the US has shot down Iranian-made drones in southern Syria that were deemed to pose a threat to USA and partner forces. "Assad's air force can't challenge ours". In Syria's tangled conflict, Washington backs a coalition of rebel forces fighting both Mr Assad and Islamist militants, while Mr Assad is backed by Russia , Iran and Shiite militia.

Author: 0 U.S. student freed by N. Korea has 'severe neurological injury'

Otto Warmbier was recently released from North Korea after being a political prisoner for over a year, and it was discovered this week that he was in a coma for most of that time . Doctors said after conducting several tests, they haven't found anything that suggests he had contracted botulism . Fred Warmbier said of his son's release: "They did not do this out of the kindness of their hearts".

People North Korea vows to kill former South Korea President Park
Author: 0 North Korea vows to kill former South Korea President Park

Despite previous reports on the alleged assassination plot blaming South Korean and US intelligence services, it appears that Wednesday's statement is the first to blame former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who is now awaiting trial on corruption charges, for being involved in the plot.

People Merkel: Gay marriage could get 'question of conscience' vote
Author: 0 Merkel: Gay marriage could get 'question of conscience' vote

Speaking at an event organised by women's magazine Brigitte , the German chancellor said she felt aggrieved that the gay marriage debate was mainly carried out along party lines and that she hoped the discussion would be "headed towards a conscience vote ".

People Burling, Team New Zealand win Race 7 in America's Cup
Author: 0 Burling, Team New Zealand win Race 7 in America's Cup

He said he feels the Kiwis have been on the favourable end of "a few soft penalties" by the umpires. "Everyone on the team has just been going full noise the whole week". "We're frustrated with race one", Spithill said. "We have learned our lesson from San Fran", he said. None of this seems to have rattled Burling, despite a capsize in a semi-final race which almost ended the Kiwi dream.

People Dhinchak Pooja's 'scooter' to get her arrested?
Author: 0 Dhinchak Pooja's 'scooter' to get her arrested?

Within 3 days, the song has got more than 2 million views. The citizen complained to DTP of a woman roaming on her scooter in areas around Surajmal Vihar and singing songs aloud. The traffic police then assured him that action would be taken against Dhinchak Pooja. Well, the Delhi girl fearlessly reacts on every matter. She has sung three songs Daaru Daaru Daaru and Selfie Maine Le Li Aaj which was huge hit on Youtube not because the song were good but because they were cringe worthy.