sputniknews.com — 20+ min ago
Lava Flow Destroying Settlements Forces Evacuation as La Palma Volcano Continues to Erupt
Sputnik is live from the Canary Islands where the La Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt, frightening ... started erupting in La Palma, Spain on Sunday, marking the first eruption on the island since 1971. ... Luckily, the authorities were able to evacuate people in advance, since the Spanish National Geographic ... Recently, the molten lava reached the neighbourhood of Todoque, destroying everything in its path.A volcano ... Institute had spotted seismological activity in the area for about a week before the eruption.According ... ...
theepochtimes.com — 12+ min ago
Futures Rise as Taper Fears Fade
U.S. stock index futures rose on Thursday, indicating Wall Street was set to jump further from recent lows after investors largely brushed off concerns over the Federal Reserve's plans for tapering. The Fed said on Wednesday it could begin reducing its monthly bond purchases by as soon as November, and that interest rates could rise [...]...
sputniknews.com — 8+ min ago
Russia's SCO Envoy Says Taliban Recognition Not on Agenda, While Dialogue is Important
It is headed by Mohammad Hasan Akhund, who served as a foreign minister during the first Taliban rule ... of power in Afghanistan on 15 August, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov signalled that Moscow was ... Akhund has been under UN sanctions since 2001.The Taliban is a terrorist organisation banned in Russia ... At this stage, we are not talking about recognition, we are talking about establishing contacts with ... those who came to power in order to launch a constructive dialogue, as promoting an inter-Afghan crisis ... ...
thecentersquare.com — 4+ hour, 29+ min ago
100 Afghans to come to Reno area
Christian Fellowship, Catholic Charities, Latter-Day Saints, Episcopal, Temple Sinai, and others.The ... (The Center Square) - The Northern Nevada International Center has been notified that it is likely to ... Of its over 600 volunteers, many are from communities associated with the Islamic Center of Reno, Sparks ... The CDC is also aware of some cases of varicella, mumps, tuberculosis, malaria, leishmaniasis, hepatitis ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in an alert about evacuees who have had limited access ... ...
thecentersquare.com — 4+ hour, 31+ min ago
Maine tax revenues outperforming expectations
Service and S&P Global Ratings have reaffirmed Maine's "strong credit ratings and stable outlooks," ... (The Center Square) - Maine's revenue collections continue to outperform expectations, with a projected ... Janet Mills' administration, which says the state's general fund revenues are up $186.5 million or 31.7% ... operate in the black," Finance Commissioner Kirsten Figueroa said.Figueroa cited federal stimulus funds ... with both of the primary credit rating agencies affirming the state's solid financial footing.Moody's Investors ... ...
thecentersquare.com — 4+ hour, 34+ min ago
Report shows 30 municipalities in New York burdened by "fiscal stress'
Others in the category included Yonkers, Island Park, Valley Stream, Wappinger Falls, Niagara Falls and ... (The Center Square) - A report released Wednesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found ... , Mount Vernon and Rensselaer, as well as Greene and Ontario counties. ... Amsterdam, Long Beach, Niagara Falls and Poughkeepsie were under "significant" pressure for both years.The ... that 30 municipalities ended 2020 in some type of fiscal stress, with nine communities facing "significant ... ...
redstate.com — 4+ hour, 3+ min ago
Launching Bottles in the Sea With Unexpected Messages for Faraway Strangers
And so it came to pass that Frank Goldsmith died of another stroke. ... A little boy in British Columbia found one a month after I lobbed it off a ferry out of Vancouver. ... Until that afternoon, I thought Lake Erie was large. ... Among them was Frank Goldsmith. ... And whenever I do, like Frankie Goldsmith and his Dad, my father and I are back together again, too. ... ...
theepochtimes.com — 1+ hour, 33+ min ago
New Bill From Sens. Grassley, Ossoff Aims to Combat Opioid Epidemic in Rural Areas
Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) teamed to introduce the bill (pdf), which is called the ... A new bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate is aimed at fighting the opioid epidemic in rural areas ... of the United States. ... “Like so many Georgians, I’ve lost friends to the opioid epidemic. ... to help them combat opioid overdoses; shifting some of the federal funding from the Omnibus Crime Control ... ...
thehill.com — 2+ hour, 32+ min ago
Congress facing shutdown, debt crisis with no plan B | TheHill
Congress is charging toward a government shutdown and debt default and appears to have no backup plan ... also includes natural disaster assistance and Afghan refugee resettlement money. ... But Thune warned that GOP senators won't enable Democrats to sidestep the filibuster to raise the debt ... Once Senate Republicans block the House bill, the federal government will be days away from a shutdown ... a shutdown, but that would mean caving to McConnell, something some Democrats are loath to do. ... ...
jewishnews.timesofisrael.com — 4+ hour, 19+ min ago
Win a play bundle from Lovevery worth ?220!
Muslim TV and Church Times to produce a list of young activists leading the way on interfaith understanding ... Royal Mail issued a stamp honouring Holocaust hero Sir Nicholas Winton after a Jewish News campaign attracted ... In the first collaboration between media outlets from different faiths, Jewish News worked with British ... Thank you for helping to make Jewish News the leading source of news and opinion for the UK Jewish community ... play, plus a brand new stage-based Lovevery Play Kit (rrp 80), both designed by child development experts ... ...