Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after magnitude 7 undersea quake

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A powerful magnitude 7 undersea earthquake struck east of New Caledonia’s Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunamis towards New Caledonia and neighboring Vanuatu, where authorities ordered evacuations. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) in Hawaii issued a tsunami warning for coastlines within 300 kms (186 mile) of the epicenter, but later said the danger had largely passed. Monday’s quake, initially reported as magnitude 7.3, struck at a shallow depth of 10 km (six miles) about 82 kms (51 miles) east of NewRead More

Sessions says he now recalls campaign meeting where Russia discussed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday he now recalls a meeting with then-candidate Donald Trump and aides where campaign connections to Russia were discussed, despite earlier testifying that he was unaware of any such contacts. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein Sessions, addressing the House Judiciary Committee, said he recalled the March 2016 meeting where foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos wasRead More

McCain: WH not being up front on Niger attack – Buy Movies

Sen. McCain argued Wednesday that the Trump administration is not being forthcoming about the attack in Niger that left four US soldiers dead and two wounded. (CNN)Sen. John McCain argued Wednesday that the Trump administration is not being forthcoming about the attack in Niger that left four US soldiers dead and two wounded. Asked if […]

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Irma remains Cat 4, 140 mph, aiming for Florida

At 11 p.m. Monday, the National Hurricane Center said “Dangerous” Hurricane Irma is remains a Category 4 with 140 mph winds rushing toward the Leeward Islands. Additional strengthening is forecast through Tuesday night. source #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast

Abortion clinic dispute to be argued in Ohio Supreme Court

A dispute over whether to shut down Toledo’s last abortion clinic is headed to the Ohio Supreme Court in a case both sides view as pivotal. At issue in Tuesday’s oral arguments is the Ohio Department of Health’s 2014 order shutting down Capital Care of Toledo for lack of a patient-transfer agreement with a local hospital. Such agreements were mandated, and public hospitals barred from providing them, under restrictions Ohio lawmakers passed in 2013. The change prompted the public University of Toledo Hospital to withdraw from its transfer arrangement withRead More

Bitcoin drops after report China to shutter digital currency exchanges‍​

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin fell sharply on Friday after a report from local news media Caixin said China is planning to shut local bitcoin exchanges. Bitcoin dropped to a low of $4,227 BTC=BTSP on the BitStamp platform and last traded at $4,334.97, down 6.1 percent. It hit a record high of nearly $5,000 on Sept. 2. Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss and Angela Moon; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Read More

What you don’t know about that restaurant kitchen: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet – Business #CBC

Miss something this week? Here’s the consumer news you need to know from CBC’s Marketplace. Get this in your inbox every Friday. Sign up here. What you don’t want to see in a restaurant The co-franchisee of a Carl’s Jr. in Alberta was caught on video mixing sauces with his bare hands and serving food off the floor. A manager at the restaurant taped him violating 10 food safety violations and went to health authorities and CBC News when he says the other franchisee wouldn’t take action. ‘Platinum seats’ are sometimes at the back PriyaRead More

CBC News – Cancelled $30K wedding becomes dinner for homeless – World

An Indiana woman didn’t want her cancelled $30,000 wedding to go to waste, so she threw a party for the homeless. A bus pulled up to the swanky event centre on Saturday that Sarah Cummins had booked for the reception in Carmel, a suburb just north of Indianapolis. About a dozen veterans from a local organization were among the guests who dined on bourbon-glazed meatballs, roasted garlic bruschetta and wedding cake. Cummins told the Indianapolis Star that she and her fiancé called off the wedding a week ago. She declinedRead More