Day: October 4, 2017

NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

HUNCHUN, China (AP) — The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and homes….

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UN chief: Scientists say extreme storms will be ‘new normal’

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is heading to the hurricane-battered Caribbean, where he said Wednesday that scientists predict the extreme storms during this year's Atlantic hurricane season "will be …

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AP Explains: How Spain-Catalonia standoff has evolved

MADRID (AP) — The regional Catalan government plans to declare independence in the coming days from Spain, the latest twist in a constitutional crisis between Spain's central government in Madrid and separatists in the northeast….

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Nuclear-armed North Korea profits from US, EU seafood sales

HUNCHUN, China (AP) — The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and homes….

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Some Las Vegas victims died with family, friends at side

Some died with family, some with friends. Others were with "framily" – friends they considered family – when they were shot and killed….

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Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace deal

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For years Edison Prado was one of the top U.S. drug targets in South America, having allegedly risen from beginnings as a boatman running drugs in the treacherous coastal waters of his native Ecuador to the bloodthirsty …

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Victory Over LGBT Agenda for Miami Counselors

Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit
   
MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — Yesterday, an overwhelming majority of the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners voted 7-4 to reject Proposed Ordinance 17-1359, which sought to ban any discussion with or counseling provided to minors who have unwanted same-sex attractions or gender confusion.Photo: Liberty Counsel’s Jonathan Alexandre testified yesterday in Miami.
The ban Source: Liberty Counsel

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Victory Over LGBT Agenda for Miami Counselors

Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit
   
MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — Yesterday, an overwhelming majority of the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners voted 7-4 to reject Proposed Ordinance 17-1359, which sought to ban any discussion with or counseling provided to minors who have unwanted same-sex attractions or gender confusion.Photo: Liberty Counsel’s Jonathan Alexandre testified yesterday in Miami.
The ban Source: Liberty Counsel

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CIA Director says more agents being sent into field

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Wednesday outlined his vision for more aggressive intelligence work around the world, saying he's sending more spies to the field and moving decision-making down the chain of command to bet…

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60 years after Sputnik, Russian space program faces troubles

MOSCOW (AP) — Six decades after Sputnik, a refined version of the rocket that put the first artificial satellite in orbit remains the mainstay of Russia's space program – a stunning tribute to the country's technological prowe…

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‘Too good for this world’: Las Vegas victims mourned

Some died with loved ones, some with friends. Others were with "framily" – friends they considered family – when they were shot and killed….

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Amazon must pay $295 million in back taxes, EU says

BRUSSELS (AP) — Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals with individual …

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Nobel Prize honors method revealing details of molecules

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three researchers based in the U.S., U.K. and Switzerland won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for developing a way to create exquisitely detailed images of the molecules driving life – a technology that the Nobel comm…

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Sweden grants temporary asylum to 106-year-old Afghan woman

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A 106-year-old Afghan woman who made a perilous journey to Europe in 2015 that involved her son and grandson carrying her through mountains, deserts and forests has finally been granted temporary shelter in the Scandinavian cou…

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Landmark Srebrenica trial to resume in Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian appeals court says the landmark trial of eight former Bosnian Serb police officers charged with taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre can resume following a suspension….

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The Latest: UK’s Conservatives review security after prank

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on Prime Minister Theresa May's keynote speech to her Conservative Party base (all times local):…

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Amazon must pay $295 million in back taxes, EU says

BRUSSELS (AP) — Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals with individual …

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RAF jets escort Ryanair flight amid fears of security threat

LONDON (AP) — Royal Air Force Typhoon jets escorted a Ryanair flight from Lithuania to London Stansted after what appears to be a hoax security threat….

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US travel warning troubles Cuba’s small-business operators

HAVANA (AP) — A U.S. State Department travel warning for Cuba following mysterious attacks that harmed nearly two dozen American diplomats has come like a bucket of cold water for the aspirations of thousands of private entrepreneurs on the isl…

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The Latest: Boston boosts security, shooter researched city

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):…

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Boris Johnson criticized for Libya ‘dead bodies’ comment

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson faced calls to resign Wednesday after saying that a violence-torn Libyan city could become a tourism hub once the dead bodies are removed….

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Motorcycle explodes at Jordanian military office in Paris

PARIS (AP) — A Jordanian official says a motorcycle exploded in front of the Jordanian Embassy's military office in Paris and that it is unclear whether anyone was hurt….

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Nuke deal hangs in balance as Trump plans Iran policy speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump could announce his secret decision on the future of the Iran nuclear deal next week….

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Australian gun reform leader urges Trump to ‘get real’

SYDNEY (AP) — The former politician who helped win over a hostile Australian pro-gun lobby to the idea of massive weapons reform says the overwhelming success of the change should serve as an example for American politicians in the wake of the …

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60 years after Sputnik, Russian space program faces troubles

MOSCOW (AP) — Six decades after Sputnik, a refined version of the rocket that put the first artificial satellite in orbit remains the mainstay of Russia's space program – a stunning tribute to the country's technological prowe…

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Fatal shooting casts long shadow over Israel-Jordan ties

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Zakariya al-Jawawdeh often visits the grave of his 16-year-old son Mohammed, watering plants and reciting a prayer. His trips to the cemetery, just a few steps from his home in Jordan's capital of Amman, also stoke…

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The launch of Sputnik 60 years ago opened space era

MOSCOW (AP) — The launch of Sputnik 60 years ago opened the space era and became a major triumph for the Soviet Union, showcasing its military might and technological prowess. It also stunned the rest of the world….

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Nobel-winning technique like “Google Earth for molecules”

NEW YORK (AP) — Three researchers won a Nobel Prize on Wednesday for developing a microscope technique that lets scientists see exquisite details of the molecules that drive life – basically providing a front-row seat to study these tiny perfor…

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