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Fire ban lifted for Agassiz and Harrison

Fire ban lifted for Agassiz and Harrison

The service notes that fireworks and firecrackers, sky lanterns, binary exploding targets and burn barrels and cages remain banned. In a media release, the B.C. More than 11,700 square kilometres have burned due to wildfires since April 1, many of which were human caused. For up-to-date information on current wildfire activity, burning restrictions, road closures and air quality advisories, call 1 888 3-FOREST. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iran's Zarif blasts Trump's 'ignorant hate speech' at UN

The Iranian minister was responding to Trump's anti-Iran rhetoric during his speech in NY. Trump, who dedicated several minutes of his speech to the South American country, said that "the socialist dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro has inflicted bad pain and suffering on the good people of that country", and warned that in addition to sanctions, Washington was "prepared to take further action if the government of Venezuela persists on its path to impose authoritarian rule on the Venezuelan ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump calls for whistleblower protections as part of United Nations reforms

Trump calls for whistleblower protections as part of United Nations reforms

He called on the institution to "focus on results", a call that was echoed by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who said a reformed UN needs to focus "more on people and less on process". He is applauding efforts by the secretary general to reform the organization "so that it better serves the people we all represent". North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in NY, where diplomats are eager for Trump's address ... Consulte Mais Informação

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10000 finance jobs will leave United Kingdom after Brexit, survey finds

10000 finance jobs will leave United Kingdom after Brexit, survey finds

Research released today from VoucherCodes reveals one-third of British retailers (32 per cent) fully anticipate Britain's exit from the European Union will have a negative impact on business. One-fifth of retailers are focussing more investment on bringing technology into their physical stores. Most (90%) also say it's impossible to predict what skills will be needed in the industry in five years' time. Consulte Mais Informação

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United Nations chief opens General Assembly with jabs at Trump, North Korea

United Nations chief opens General Assembly with jabs at Trump, North Korea

President Donald Trump . However, those difficulties could be overcome with the help from the United Nations , and it was still possible to "restore trust and create a better world for all". The number of natural disasters has quadrupled since 1970, he added. Other issues to be discussed on the agenda are global terrorism, gender equality, and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Consulte Mais Informação

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Delaware Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.9 Percent

Delaware Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.9 Percent

North Dakota and Colorado had the lowest unemployment rates in August, 2.3 percent and 2.4 percent, respectively, according to the BLS. It was 6.8 percent in June. (All of the bureau's state series begin in 1976.) Alaska had the highest jobless rate in August 2017, coming in at 7.2 percent. In Trumbull County, the jobless rate jumped to 6.9 percent from 6.3 percent. Consulte Mais Informação

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H-1B visa processing resumes

H-1B visa processing resumes

Premium processing is a "fast" processing service of pending applications, something like a "tatkal" service, for a fee of $1,225. In March, USCIS announced that it is suspending the premium processing facility of all H-1B petitions. He estimates that more than half of H-1B applications use premium processing. US Citizenship and Immigration Services ( USCIS ) announced on September 18, 2017 that it will once again allow premium processing of all H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Moderate quake strikes New Zealand

A number of office workers in Wellington reported two sharp rumbles. New Zealand has been rocked by a 6.1 magnitude natural disaster which struck southwest of Invercargill, followed by a 5.1 magnitude quake northeast of Seddon. It was initially classified as a strong quake, but has since been classified as moderate. A resident of Ward in south Marlborough said this afternoon's quake did little more than rattle their old wooden home. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sri Lanka secure World Cup berth after Windies defeat

Sri Lanka secure World Cup berth after Windies defeat

The Windies, who have 78 points in the ODI team rankings, can not overtake Sri Lanka (86 points) ahead of the September 30 cutoff for automatic qualification regardless of how they do in the remaining four games in England. In the 10-team qualifying event, the West Indies will join Afghanistan, Zimbabwe and Ireland in taking on the top-four sides from the World Cricket League Championship and the top two from division two. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pac-12 Network to feature plenty of ASU, Arizona men's basketball

Pac-12 Network to feature plenty of ASU, Arizona men's basketball

The regular season begins on November 10, and the Pac-12 Network will televise 10 games that day, including Northern Arizona at Arizona 5 p.m. The Cougars play a week later, as they take on the Huskies in Seattle, Sunday, Jan. WSU's final road trip takes it to the Bay Area to take on California, Thursday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. and Stanford, Saturday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. If you live in the Valley, the Pac-12 Network can be accessed on Cox channel 70 (1070 HD) and CenturyLink channel 682 (1682 HD). Consulte Mais Informação

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Kenow wildfire now considered

Kenow wildfire now considered "being held"

Fire crews are continuing to work to contain the fire and keep it away from buildings and key pieces of infrastructure. There is also some good news for residents of Waterton as a phased re-entry into the area is planned for Tuesday. The Kenow Mountain fire remains active and is considered out of control, Parks Canada said on Monday. The area of fire within the Castle drainage has seen minimal activity over the past few days. Consulte Mais Informação

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