At least 298 people were killed and entire communities were left in ruin with rescue operations still under way to save dozens feared trapped under rubble. In the wake of 1985's massively costly quake, the country's dominant political party was left fragmented, paving the way for a more modern civil society with meaningful building codes, worker protections, and the like.
The Munich-based Ifo institute's closely-watched business confidence index fell to 115.2 points this month, a 0.7-point drop compared with August and short of predictions from analysts surveyed by Factset. It is a composite index based on a survey of manufacturers, builders, wholesalers and retailers. Stephen Brown, an economist at Capital Economics , said that a more likely cause of the decline is the recent strength of the euro, rather than political uncertainty.
She also rejected any notion that race plays a factor in the President's focus on this issue despite Colin Kaepernick and other players saying they took a knee to protest police brutality toward minorities and other racial inequalities. Asked about a rally in which Trump referred to black athletes protesting police brutality as "sons of bitches" who should be fired , Sanders clarified that the President is not "against" anything, especially not the first amendment or black people.
The remainder of the night looks mostly clear and quiet with overnight lows remaining on the warm side for late September. Temps will remain warm today with highs in the upper 80s near 90 along with south winds around 10 to 15 miles per hour.
Jennifer Lopez has pledged $1 million to aid victims of the hurricanes that have devastated Puerto Rico . The 48-year-old's family hails from the Caribbean island and she has been urging her fans to donate to Hurricane Maria relief efforts after the storm decimated Puerto Rico earlier this week.
They were rescued by kayakers. Fortunately, they are all in good shape, considering the circumstances, and expected to survive. They wrote: 'Earlier today, six puppies were found by a kayaker. All of the puppies were within minutes of dying, Lourie said. An Uxbridge Animal Control officer then responded to the scene, and took possession of the dogs.
The Indonesian national disaster agency (BNPB) said there had been more than 560 deep volcanic earthquakes recorded on Monday alone. "Given the possible eruption of Mount Agung, Singaporeans should defer non-essential travel to the affected areas at this juncture", the foreign ministry said in an online statement.
If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" "Because the United States declared war, even if USA strategic bombers do not intrude into our air, we will possess the right to respond in self-defense, including the right to launch at a random time and drop [the strategic bomber]".
Tomorrow could prove to be a very big day in the history of Irish sport as a delegation from Ireland's bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup head to London to make a final presentation to the World Rugby Council. Ireland's delegation includes rugby legends Brian O'Driscoll and Niamh Briggs while Taoiseach Leo Varadkar also travelled to London. He said: "I have always encouraged the British government to be more specific about how they see the future relationship between Britain and Ireland and ...
The scene was surely inspired by the iconic, similar moment when Campbell, Crawford, Linda Evangelista, and Christy Turlington walked together on the runway to the same song in 1991. Pass a gaudily-decorated '90s handkerchief, please. This month Kaia Gerber has officially stepped out of her mother, Cindy Crawford's , supermodel shadow to carve out a name for herself in the fashion industry.
The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has confirmed that North Korea did not take any response measures when U.S. B-1B Lancer bombers flew in worldwide airspace off North Korea's eastern coast last Saturday. In addition to the nuclear test, North Korea has launched dozens of missiles since Kim came to power in 2011. The Assembly's intelligence committee chief also said, citing the NIS's report, that the North is being cautious not to cause any accidental military clash along the tense land ...
Russian authorities are investigating the possible crimes committed by a 35-year-old Russian man and his wife, both of whom may have killed and eaten as many as thirty people over the last two decades. The suspect reportedly bragged about the killings after detectives confronted him with information about the photos found on a cellphone. The grisly practices came to light when a cell phone was found with selfies of a man posing with a severed hand in his mouth and snapshots of ...
During the same time, Israeli forces have had to kill more than 255 Palestinians, where they confirm that the Israelis were the first to attack. "When I arrived I saw three people died, and the terrorist died, and they took care of the people who died", paramedic Moiti Fried told AFP.
Mr Ri said: "The question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then". Speaking to reporters outside his NY hotel, Ri responded to Trump, who had warned on Twitter at the weekend that North Korea "won't be around much longer" if it keeps up its threats.
At the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump said Iran was building its missile capability and accused it exporting violence to Yemen, Syria and other parts of the Middle East. Shoigu's surprise visit to the Syrian capital was followed by a visit by Iran's Javad Zarif to Sochi to meet with the Russian Defense Minister. These new features were also confirmed by Mark Fitzpatrick , executive director of the Institute for Internal Strategic Studies-Americas .
The services of the Facebook-owned messaging app had been disrupted by the Chinese government's internet filters earlier this year , following the new cybersecurity law implemented in June. This block, along with the HTTPS/TLS ban, is what is preventing users from accessing WhatsApp . After coming down hard with multiple laws outlawing the use of the VPNs used by individuals to circumvent the censorship measures taken by the government, and Just a month after a similar crackdown on VPN ...
On Thursday, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has final say on all major policies in Iran, said Trump's "cheap, ugly, foolish and unreal" remarks before the UN General Assembly were a sign of desperation. The missile was launched at the end of a week that saw President Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (pictured) trade barbs at the United Nations.
Nine months ago, the Security Council adopted a controversial resolution demanding an end to settlements. Israeli authorities say that most of the Palestinians killed were carrying out knife, gun or car-ramming attacks. The United Nations considers Israeli settlements illegal under worldwide law and has repeatedly called for a halt to their expansion on land earmarked to be part of a future Palestinian state.
It also carried in-flight video from the nose cone of the missile, which has a range of 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) and can carry multiple warheads. Under the agreement, restrictions on Iran will begin to be lifted after ten years, allowing the regime at that point to install thousands of advanced uranium centrifuges, giving it the ability to develop a nuclear weapon within six months.
Earlier Saturday, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C Eagle fighter escorts flew in worldwide airspace over the waters east of North Korea in response to Pyongyang's "reckless behavior", Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said in a statement .