The U. N. envoy for Libya has announced a national unity government for Libya after months of difficult talks between the north African country's two rival governments.
Last week, U. S. Secretary of State John Kerry, U. N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and others at a high-level U. N. meeting urged the governments to act quickly and reach a deal, warning that the instability in the country was giving room for extremist groups like the Islamic State to expand.
On Monday, the internationally recognized government voted to extend its mandate past the Oct.
The remnants of a tropical storm were expected to bring heavy rains and gusty winds to parts of southeast Alaska on Friday in what is a rare weather event.
Wind gusts in southern panhandle communities such as Ketchikan could reach up to 80 mph on Friday, with sustained winds between 30 and 40 mph, the agency said.
Shaun Baines, a weather service meteorologist in Anchorage, said El Nino provides a favorable environment for the formation of these types of tropical systems, though where they ultimately track depends on the weather patterns in place as they move out of the tropics.
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Getting a good night’s sleep at a hotel can be hit and miss. Sometimes there’s unexpected noise or the air conditioning isn’t working and you have to improvise fixes to your hotel room to get a good night’s sleep, as travel writer David Farley found on a recent trip to Bangkok.