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September 17, 2018 9:32 AM China's Anhui province launches emergency response to control African swine fever: local media

BEIJING (Reuters) - The regional government in eastern China’s Anhui province has launched a Level-1 emergency response to control an outbreak of deadly African swine fever, a local government-backed newspaper reported on Monday. The province has so far reported eight swine fever cases as the highly contagious disease has spread quickly in cities 85

September 14, 2018 7:00 PM The Daily Spike: Shelter in the storm

Puppy-raisers Kelly and Steve Shelton needed a place to go when the hurricane hit, and the Canine Companions facility in Orlando was happy to help. (CCI) Kelly and Steve Shelton are residents of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and are Canine Companions for Independence volunteer puppy-raisers. They are currently raising Malcom, the 15th puppy they have raised for Canine 110

September 11, 2018 10:39 PM U.S. forecasters say flooding possible this week along Texas coast

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A tropical storm may form off the Texas Gulf Coast by Friday, bringing heavy rains to areas already drenched in the past few weeks, U.S. government and private forecasters said on Tuesday. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said a tropical wave on the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico had a 70 percent chance of becoming 58

September 11, 2018 11:39 AM Europe must face its policy failures to stop rise of far right: Tsipras

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday Europe could face an existential crisis over nationalism unless it owned up to its failure to handle a fiscal crisis and deal with an influx of migrants effectively. The economic austerity pursued by European governments had fostered fear, racism and the emergence of the far right 81

September 10, 2018 9:57 PM California Law Mandates Carbon-Free Electricity by 2045

Gov. Jerry Brown admits state has ‘miles to go’ to reach goals of new law, executive order California Gov. Jerry Brown Monday signed a controversial and aggressive new law for the nation’s biggest state to mandate carbon-free electricity by 2045. The Democratic governor went further by also issuing an executive order for the entire state, and not just its electric 69

September 10, 2018 3:22 PM The Latest: Greek officials: Migrant camp a health hazard

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, a refugee stands next to a pool of mud at Moria refugee camp on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos. Greek regional authorities are threatening to shut an infamous migrant camp on the Aegean Sea island of Lesbos unless the government takes quick action to improve conditions there. The northern Aegean regional 75

September 10, 2018 9:00 AM Luxury cruise line Seabourn launches 146-day world cruise

Starting in Miami, Florida, guests will visit 62 ports before reaching their final stop in San Francisco, California, in May. (iStock) The world cruise, called “Extraordinary Destinations,” will set sail in January 2020. Starting in Miami, Florida, guests will visit 62 ports before reaching their final stop in San Francisco, California, in May. The cruise 146

September 10, 2018 5:36 AM Australian police charge man with five murders after family killed

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police have charged a 24-year-old man with five counts of murder after the bodies of a family, including a mother and her three children, were discovered in the west coast city of Perth. The ABC reported twin two-year-old girls, their three-and-a-half-year-old sister, their mother and grandmother were found dead at a house 83

September 9, 2018 5:27 PM Iran's Zarif sends Jewish New Year greetings on Twitter

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted Jewish New Year greetings to Jews in Iran and around the world on Sunday, as tensions mount between the Islamic Republic and Israel over Tehran’s regional role. “As the sun gives way to the moon, I wish all my Jewish compatriots and Jews worldwide a very Happy New Year filled with peace 76

September 8, 2018 2:29 PM Iran attacks Iranian Kurdish opposition group base in Iraq

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iran attacked the base of an Iranian Kurdish opposition group in northern Iraq on Saturday, killing at least 11 people and wounding scores more, Iraqi Kurdish officials said. The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI), an armed opposition group fighting for greater autonomy for Iran’s Kurdish community, tweeted pictures 71