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News Wrap: Nearing Louisiana Shore, Storm Isaac Reaches Hurricane Status
August 28, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
5296932970News Wrap: Nearing Louisiana, Isaac Reaches Hurricane StatusIn other news Tuesday, President Obama urged gulf residents not to underestimate the danger of Hurricane Isaac as it reaches land with 80 mile per hour winds and bringing up to 20 inches of rainfall. Kwame Holman speaks to National Hurricane Center's Ed Rappaport on what's in store for the gulf region.2012-08-28 18:04:00disabled22738055338gJ2U3OyxvMfalse139468Will Nigeria see first-ever democratic transition of power?Millions of Nigerians are expected to turn out for tomorrow’s delayed election, which pits President Goodluck Jonathan against former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari in a tight race, with fears of terrorism looming. Jeffrey Brown learns more about the significance of the election from Michelle Faul, Nigeria bureau chief of the Associated Press.2015-03-27 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/RTR4V4S4-320x196.jpg23654528488e3M_FH3Hbc139482Why Assad sees an opening for dialogue with the U.S.Syrian President Bashar al-Assad sat down for an interview with PBS host and CBS News anchor Charlie Rose on Thursday in Damascus. Assad denied reports of chemical weapon use by his military and signaled openness to dialogue with the United States. Rose joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what he learned in the interview and the state of Damascus today.2015-03-27 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/ASSAD-TALKS-monitor-bashir-syria-320x196.jpg2365452900S00m3gpnBQU139440Nigeria wages offensive against Boko Haram ahead of electionNigeria’s upcoming election between current President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari could be the nation’s closest contest since the end of military rule in 1999. But hanging over the election is the threat of Boko Haram, the militant group that controls northern parts of the country and has killed 1,000 civilians this year alone. Jeffrey Brown reports.2015-03-27 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/nigeria1-320x196.jpg23654528310yTXHyu7Dko
In other news Tuesday, President Obama urged Gulf residents not to underestimate the danger of Hurricane Isaac as it reaches land with 80 mile-per-hour winds and bringing up to 20 inches of rainfall. Kwame Holman speaks to National Hurricane Center's Ed Rappaport on what's in store for the Gulf region.
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