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Global Media Firefighters Honor Fallen 9/11 Crews With Stair Climbs
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The event is slated for 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9 at Antioch College, in the historic Antioch Hall. About 200 cities were expected to hold similar climbs in their communities on Monday, Cogburn said. That included the families of local firefighters who were killed in the line of duty. Organizer and firefighter Matt Gibbons says the event raised almost $5,800 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

Global Media Switzerland: Two Trains Collide in Andermatt, 30 Persons Injured
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The train that consisted of a locomotive and five carriages was switching rails at the Andermatt railway station when the incident occurred. Police and medical teams were rushed to the scene of the accident. It is believed that the locomotive was being led over a parallel track to take the train from the back to the front of the train when it hit a carriage.

Global Media Hurricane Jose's newest track could put Southeast US Coast in its crosshairs
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose's newest track could put Southeast US Coast in its crosshairs

The weakening center of Irma will track too far to the southwest to bring us the kind of gusts that would knock over trees and power lines. FALL IS BACK: An extended summer or an early start to winter? Hurricane Jose is meandering around the Atlantic so much it's expected to perform a "rather odd" loop-the-loop in the next few days, the National Hurricane Center says.

Global Media First OIC Summit On Science and Technology Kicks Off in Astana, Kazakhstan
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in his capacity as the current chairman of the 13th OIC Summit Conference, will preside over the session. Uzbekistan has been an OIC member since 1996. The minister pointed out that the gap between the developed countries and the Muslim countries on technology was increasing. Our efforts in fields of science and technology will help us achieve the OIC goals.

Global Media Rs 1L cr bullet train project will provide jobs: Rlys minister
Author: 0 Rs 1L cr bullet train project will provide jobs: Rlys minister

Allaying criticism over the huge cost of over 1 lakh crore required for the projects, Goyal said after 160 years of history of railways in India, it is for the first time that a state-of-the-art technology is being brought to India. According to sources, a simulator of the bullet train will be set up at the groundbreaking venue. 81 per cent of the entire project cost will be in the form of a loan from Japan.

Global Media Florida nuclear plants to shut ahead of Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Florida nuclear plants to shut ahead of Hurricane Irma

Irma is expected to disrupt much of Florida's power supply. The Governor said that 76,000 customers had already lost power . With Hurricane Irma's landfall in Florida now seemingly unavoidable, one of the state's electric utilities, Florida Power & Light (FPL), has announced that it is shutting down its two nuclear power plants as a precaution.

Global Media The Latest Thinking on Hurricane Irma and what it means for Maryland
Author: 0 The Latest Thinking on Hurricane Irma and what it means for Maryland

With the memories of flooding and damage from last year's Hurricane Matthew still on the minds of so many, officials had little problem stirring residents to action. The governor said that schools in 20 counties will be closed Monday due to the hurricane. The governor said there is the risk of flash flooding, especially in the central and southern parts of the state.

Global Media Al Shabaab storms Somali-Kenyan border town
Author: 0 Al Shabaab storms Somali-Kenyan border town

The group which previously vowed to continue the fight against the new Somali government has released the name of the 13 soldiers killed at the military camp. Monday morning's attack followed another attack the previous day in Somalia - which the militants also claimed responsibility for. But they still control vast swathes of countryside, from where they launch guerilla operations and suicide attacks, against the capital and against local and global military bases.

Global Media Deplore India's current measures to deport Rohingya refugees: UNHRC
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Meanwhile, the United Nations (UN) has appealed for aid to deal with the humanitarian crisis, Reuters reported. The top United Nations human rights official on Monday denounced Myanmar's " brutal security operation " against Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state, saying it was disproportionate to insurgent attacks carried out last month.

Global Media Russia Says Cuts to US Embassy Were Generous and More May Follow
Author: 0 Russia Says Cuts to US Embassy Were Generous and More May Follow

Moscow's top diplomat said Russia is looking into a punitive response against the USA mission, which was already reduced its staff to 455, and could potentially drop further as Russian President Vladimir Putin recently estimated that Russia actually had fewer diplomats than that in its Washington Embassy and consulates-300.

Global Media Cory Booker: We 'Should Be Building Tunnels, Not Walls'
Author: 0 Cory Booker: We 'Should Be Building Tunnels, Not Walls'

Fortunately, single-payer Medicare-for-all would both greatly cut costs and markedly increase Obamacare's improved coverage, impossible until health insurance companies lose control. "This is something that's got to happen". "We've made tremendous strides in expanding access to health care across our nation, but many Americans still are rightfully frustrated by the cost and complexity of our current system".

Global Media Hurricanes Jose, Katia join Irma in Atlantic Basin
Author: 0 Hurricanes Jose, Katia join Irma in Atlantic Basin

Irma's powerful center could pass just north of Puerto Rico - a United States territory of about 3.4 million people - on Wednesday afternoon and night, threatening heavy rain and risky coastal storm surges, forecasters said. Officials in Veracruz said Katia could cause landslides and flooding, and urged people living below hills and slopes to be prepared to evacuate. The National Hurricane Center noted that a NASA Global Precipitation Measurement mission (GPM) satellite microwave composite ...

Global Media Here's How Chicago is remembering the tragedy of 9/11
Author: 0 Here's How Chicago is remembering the tragedy of 9/11

People around the country took time Monday to remember the thousands who died in the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. Leading his first commemoration of the solemn 9/11 anniversary, President Donald Trump said Monday that "the living, breathing soul of America wept with grief" for each of the almost 3,000 lives that were lost on that day 16 years ago.

Global Media British Parliament Debates May's Brexit Legal Bill Ahead Of Vote
Author: 0 British Parliament Debates May's Brexit Legal Bill Ahead Of Vote

In a boost to May, several Labour lawmakers said during the debate that they planned to defy Corbyn by supporting the bill or abstaining in Monday's vote, which is expected after midnight (2300 GMT). Defence secretary Michael Fallon said Blair needed to "get over it" and accept the country's decision to leave. "Whoever was in government would have to have a bill like this, and I do believe it's our job to make sure we can improve this bill - it certainly needs improving", she said.

Global Media Iranian, Pakistani FMs Discuss Bilateral Ties
Author: 0 Iranian, Pakistani FMs Discuss Bilateral Ties

The US envoy also claimed that Pakistan will have a major role in countering terrorism activities in the region and the significance of the nation can not be denied at any cost. He urged the officials of both Iran and Pakistan to expand and develop relations and cooperation, more than anytime, within the framework of brokered bilateral agreements.

Global Media UN Official Calls Out Myanmar For 'Textbook' Case Of Ethnic Cleansing
Author: 0 UN Official Calls Out Myanmar For 'Textbook' Case Of Ethnic Cleansing

Other landmines were confirmed by Amnesty on Friday. The foreign minister said the global community described the violence in Rakhine as "genocide and we, too, think so". Still, calling the conflict between the military and Arsa lopsided would be an understatement. Many of them, who had fled to India after the earlier spate of violence, have settled in Jammu, Hyderabad, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan.

Global Media Flight cancellations mount as Irma barrels through Florida
Author: 0 Flight cancellations mount as Irma barrels through Florida

Florida emergency officials said more than 5.8 million homes and businesses in Florida were without power Monday morning . The most extensive damage was likely in the Naples area, but a full assessment was ongoing. As of 6 a.m., over 5.7 million customers were without power in Florida - that's roughly 58 per cent of all customers in the state. In Florida and southern Georgia , more than 8 million people face hurricane-force winds topping 74 miles per hour, said Ryan Maue of ...

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