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Month: September 2018
Indonesian Quake Toll Jumps to 832 Dead as Rescuers Struggle

(From Reuters) The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared on Sunday to 832 confirmed dead, with authorities fearing it will only climb as rescuers struggle to reach outlying communities cut off from communications and help. . ....

Elon Musk to Resign from Tesla Board to Settle SEC Suit

(From UPI) Elon Musk agreed Saturday to step down as chairman of Tesla’s board of directors to settle a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accusing him of misleading investors. . . . Musk will retain his role...

Russia Delivering Advanced Air Defense to Syria, Despite US Objections

(From RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty) Russia has started delivering an S-300 missile defense system to Syria, despite objections raised by the United States and Israel, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said. “The delivery started already,” in line with President Vladimir Putin’s orders...