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Walla Walla Union Bulletin (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Walla Walla, Washington K monday August 31, 2015 nation world Walla Walla Union bulletin a3 daily bulletin refugees from Mideast move Westward through Austria Vienna a hundreds of refugees from the Middle East who boarded trains in Hungary moved Westward through Austria As tighter controls delayed rail and Road traffic. Several migrant groups arrived today at Vienna Wes Bahn Hof. Some went onto trains headed further. Austrian and hungarian authorities have stepped up controls for smugglers after 71 migrants died last week in an abandoned truck. European governments Are struggling to formulate a response to the flow of refugees from countries including Syria and Afghanistan through the Balkans and the Mediterranean. Hungary and most former communist nations refuse to allow migrants in Germany and France Are emphasizing a humanitarian response. Vote tally for Iran nuclear Deal rises to 31 in Senate Washington Oregon a democratic sen. Jeff Merkley on sunday became the 31st senator to say hell support the Iran nuclear Deal As momentum builds behind the agreement the Obama administration and other world Powers negotiated with Tehran. Merkley puts supporters within reach of the 34 votes required to uphold a presidential veto of a congressional Resolution disapproving the agreement. Republicans Are unanimously against the Deal. But with an overwhelming number of Senate democrats in favor some have begun aiming to amass 41 yes votes to kill the disapproval Resolution in the Senate meaning Obama have to veto it. Gold Hunters blocked from site of alleged nazi Gold train Warsaw Poland a polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a Railroad track after scores of treasure Hunters swarmed Southwest Poland looking for an alleged nazi Gold train. The City of Wal Burzych and its wooded Hills Are experiencing a Gold Rush after two men a pole and a German told authorities through their lawyers that they have found a nazi train with armaments and valuables that reportedly went missing in the Spring of 1945. Inspired by a local legend since world War la people with Metal detectors Are combing the area and its railway tracks. The site is Between the Gist and the 65th Kilometre of the tracks that run from Wal Burzych to wroclaw. U b wire reports no Bond for suspect in Texas Deputy a death Shannon j. Miles 30, is charged with capital murder in the ambush of Deputy Darren Goforth 47. Houston apr a Man charged with killing a suburban Houston officer first shot the 10-year Veteran in the Back of the head and fired a total of 15 times authorities said today. Shannon j. Miles who is charged with capital murder appeared briefly in state District court in Handcuffs and shackles. The 30-year-old Houston resident said very Little other than to answer the judges questions. He is being held without Bond and has Miles two court appointed attorneys neither spoke to reporters directly after the hearing. Harris county District attorney Devon Anderson would not comment on a motive. This weekend sheriff Hon Hickman said the attack was a clearly unprovoked a a and there is no evidence Goforth knew Miles. A your Assumption is that he was a target because he wore a uniform a the sheriff said. Anderson read the probable cause statement in a photo mourners gather at a Gas station in Houston saturday at a makeshift memorial for Harris county sheriffs Deputy Darren Goforth who was shot and killed while filling his patrol car. Goforth court saying that police first received a Call at 8 20 . Friday. When authorities arrived at the Gas station in the Houston suburb of Cypress they found Deputy Darren Goforth a 10-year Veteran of the Force facedown. He was already dead said. Surveillance video from the Gas station shows that Goforth 47, had just come out of a convenience store after he had pumped Gas and that Miles got out of his red truck said. A the runs up behind Deputy Goforth and puts the gun to the Back of his head and shoots. Deputy Goforth hits the ground and then he continues to unload his gun shooting repeatedly into the Back of Deputy Goforth a Anderson said. Goforth was shot 15 times. A witness saw the shooting Anderson said. She added that the Shell casings match the 40-caliber Smith and Wesson handgun found at Miles Home. The killing evoked Strong emotions in the areas Law enforcement Community with Hickman linking it to heightened tension Over accusations of mistreatment of african americans by police. Goforth was White and Miles is Black. The nationwide a Black lives matter movement that formed last year after Michael Brown 18, was shot and killed by a White police officer in Ferguson mo., has sought sweeping reforms of policing. Related protests erupted in Texas recently after Sandra Bland 28, a Black woman was found dead in a county jail about 50 Miles Northwest of Houston three Days after was arrested on a traffic violation. Texas authorities said her death was a suicide but her family denies that. A a we be heard Black lives matter All lives matter. Well cops lives matter too a Hickman said saturday. Miles criminal record begins in 2005, when he was convicted of criminal mischief giving false information to police and resisting arrest according to records. In 2006, he was convicted of disorderly conduct with a firearm and sentenced to a maximum of 15 Days in jail. He was convicted of evading arrest in 2007, and his most recent conviction came in 2009 for again resisting arrest. Records show he was sentenced to several Short stints in jail anywhere from six to to Days. Deray Mckesson a Leader in the Black lives matter movement told the Houston chronicle a it is unfortunate that sheriff Hickman has chosen to politicize this tragedy and to attribute the officers death to a movement that seeks to end a prayer walk in Goforth a Honor Drew hundreds of people sunday evening. As the group marched through the streets escorted by Law enforcement vehicles traffic in the opposite lanes came to a halt video from news helicopters showed. Onlookers stood along the Road some waving american flags and others snapping photos. A Houston based nonprofit group called the too club which supports the families of firefighters and Law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty is providing Goforth a wife with $20,000, and additional support. Up to $300,000, could be provided to his family depending on their needs after an assessment is completed the organization said. At a Vigil at the Gas station saturday night members of the Community were joined by Law enforcement officers. Goforth a wife Kathleen released a statement to Houston television station Kyrc to that said her husband was a ethical the right thing to do is what guided his internal woman survives 9 Days in Sierra nevadas with broken leg Miyuki Harwood 62, shattered her leg hiking and survived by dragging herself to a Creek for water. By Micham e. Miller of the Washington Post when Rescue workers finally spotted Miyuki Harwood saturday was clinging to life at the Bottom of a Rocky Ravine. It had been nine Days since the 62-year-old hiker had gone missing and it seemed like a Miracle that was still alive a was a fighter a said Rusty Hotchkiss the California Highway patrol Pilot who flew Harwood to the Hospital. A a fighters hardly does her Justice however. Harwood a slightly built computer systems analyst survived for More than a week in the rugged California Mountain Range without any food. When shattered her leg trying to hike Back to Camp crawled for Miles to a Creek bed where used a water filter to stave off certain death. And when rescuers Drew close blew on a whistle until they found her. Harwoods incredible survival Story is a testament to her own ingenuity As overcame injury and the elements to escape alive. But its also a Triumph for rescuers who battled Adverse conditions including smoke from a nearby Forest fire to find her just in the Nick of time. Harwood an employee of the semiconductor giant Intel went missing on aug. 20 during a seven Day Sierra club backpacking trip in Kings Canyon National Park about too Miles Northeast of Fresno according to Trey Pollard a spokesman for the environmental organization. She was last seen at around i ., when somehow became separated from her group according to the Sacramento Bee. When her fellow hikers find her they called authorities who launched a massive search. A total of 14 agencies pitched in to try to find the missing hiker. Fresno county sheriffs deputies searched the Remote stretch of the Sierra nevadas on foot and horseback when that did no to work they tried using search dogs helicopters and even a drone. But rescuers were stymied in their attempts to find her by a nearby wildfire which blanketed the mountainous terrain in Ash and smoke. The rough fire which has scorched nearly too Square Miles of California Forest came within 3 Miles of Rescue workers according to Fresno county sheriff lieutenant Rick to. The wildfire was the least of Harwoods concerns however. A was at about 10,000 feet Altitude Quot to told the Washington Post by phone. That Elevation can cause Altitude sickness and disorientation he explained. Quot the Forest there is there dense and Rocky. Its very treacherous terrain a he said. A a in be flown that area a number of times. Its amazing. Its Beautiful. But walking there can be very very in addition to the unforgiving terrain Harwood had to overcome exposure to freezing cold nights and wild animals including bears Mountain Lions coyotes and snakes to said. Harwood a widow went missing almost exactly a decade after the sudden death of her husband Bret Michael Harwood. She took up hiking after his passing occasionally posting photos from hikes on social Media. She had recently moved from Orangevale to Folsom and did no to know anyone on her hiking expedition a Friend Curtis Hendrickson told the Sacramento Bee. But Harwood was used to hiking Solo and was a Quot a very knowledgeable experienced Backpacker a he said. A a a very resourceful a Friend Debbie Janas told local to station Kora after Harwood first went missing. A so if anybody has a great shot its definitely a Miyuki we miss you and love you and Pray for your Safe return Quot co worker Deana Switzer wrote on Facebook on aug. 26, commenting on one of Harwoods hiking photos. A we know that you Are a Strong and capable woman and look Forward in seeing you soon. God be with you my Friend a after becoming separated from her group Harwood tried to make her Way Back to Camp but fell on some rocks shattering her leg to said. It Isnit Clear when was injured. Without food or water Harwood had to drag herself several Miles to a Creek where used a bottle and filter to Strain water to drink a it took her two Days to get to that water source a to said. 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