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Turkey says paid deposit in S-400 deal with Russian Federation

Turkey says paid deposit in S-400 deal with Russian Federation

Turkey says it has paid a deposit as part of an agreement with Russian Federation for the purchase of an air defense system. In 2015, Turkey scrapped a $3.4 billion deal with China to build its first anti-missile system. " Turkey has also repeatedly demanded, without success, that the United States extradite Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish preacher who lives in Pennsylvania and is accused by Ankara of being behind a failed coup against Erdogan in July 2016".



Packers Defense Makes Statement in Impressive Week 1 Win Over Seahawks

Of all the things that happened in the season-opening heavyweight battle between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks , there was one development no one could have anticipated. The Packers extended the lead to 14-6 just before the end of the third quarter. For the second time in two years, the Green Bay Packers are helping to inaugurate a new stadium.


Irma still pounding Florida as Category 1 storm

Irma still pounding Florida as Category 1 storm

Heavy rains are predicted for northern Florida and southern Georgia, which could see an additional seven to 15cm with total amounts reaching between 20 to 38cm. Another 125 emergency rescues were made on Monday. "We will work on those at first light". - In Venice, Florida, the water plant was shut down after it was damaged by the storm .


Florida family rescued from car submerged in water during Hurricane Irma

Florida family rescued from car submerged in water during Hurricane Irma

Water flooded into homes and businesses in downtown Miami as the city was ravaged by a storm surge , with water waist-deep in some streets and the city's financial district inundated. At least 10 people were killed in Cuba by Hurricane Irma , a lot of them crushed by collapsing buildings, authorities said on Monday, bringing the death toll from the ferocious storm to 39 in the Caribbean.


UN Security Council set to vote on North Korea sanctions

UN Security Council set to vote on North Korea sanctions

During tough negotiations, the United States dropped initial demands for a full oil embargo and a freeze on the foreign assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. North Korea's embassy in Lima declined comment. A tougher initial USA draft was weakened to win the support of China, Pyongyang's main ally and trading partner, and Russian Federation, both of which hold veto power in the council.



Irma, Jose and Katia: 3 Atlantic Hurricanes As Seen from Space

This is the first time since 2010 when three active hurricanes formed in the region. It's now about 1,040 miles east of a collection of islands in the Caribbean Sea. "Additional strengthening is forecast during the next day or so and Katia could be near major hurricane strength at landfall", the advisory added.