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SC declares emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Florence SC declares emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Florence
- September 10, 2018

Florence is still sitting more than 1000 miles off the east coast of the United States , but it's still our main focus in the tropics. As of 11 p.m. Hurricane Florence is expected to be back at major hurricane status sometime Monday, and could impact the mid-Atlantic coast late this week as a category 4 hurricane. (more...)
Sweden elections: Swedes take to polls amid debate over immigration Sweden elections: Swedes take to polls amid debate over immigration
- September 10, 2018

Swedish political candidates are making their final pitches to voters on the eve of a general election expected to see a far-right anti-immigrant party make historic gains. Voting in the capital Stockholm after an "unpleasant" campaign, student Katze Collmar, 32, warned: "It feels like Sweden could take a step in this election that we won't be able to recover from very easily". (more...)
Paris stabbing: Cinema knife attack leaves seven people injured Paris stabbing: Cinema knife attack leaves seven people injured
- September 10, 2018

Four of the victims were in critical condition in hospital after the attack in the 19th arrondissement. "There were around 20 people chasing him". Le Parisien said one British tourist has a chest injury while another was stabbed in the head. (more...)
‘Obama Has Trump Derangement Syndrome’ ‘Obama Has Trump Derangement Syndrome’
- September 10, 2018

It's a politics that pretends to be courageous and tough, but in fact is born of fear". Trump was dismissive of Obama's speech. "If you thought that elections don't matter, I hope these last two years have corrected that impression", he said. (more...)
Tensions Between US And Russian Forces Escalate In Syria Tensions Between US And Russian Forces Escalate In Syria
- September 10, 2018

Col. Earl Brown, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command. "However, the United States will not hesitate to use necessary and proportionate force to defend US, coalition or partner forces". The Kremlin is said to have accused the US-led coalition base At Tanf of protecting nearby militants, with Russian Federation delivering two warnings in the past week, CNN said, citing USA officials. (more...)
Sweden’s right and left neck-and-neck in hotly contested election Sweden’s right and left neck-and-neck in hotly contested election
- September 10, 2018

Voters in Sweden handed the ruling Social Democrats their worst result in decades Sunday, while the far-right Sweden Democrats were projected to become the third-largest party in Stockholm's parliament. Sweden Democrats leader Jimmie Akesson has told reporters he will not support any government which does not give his party influence in the future government. (more...)
Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison
- September 10, 2018

His case was also the first to detail a member of the Trump campaign having knowledge of Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election while it was ongoing. And, the prosecutors add, Papadopoulos has been hard for them to handle since he was arrested in July 2017. He said he lied not to impede investigation but "to preserve a perhaps misguided loyalty to his master". (more...)
Woodward: Draft Trump tweet alarmed Pentagon officials Woodward: Draft Trump tweet alarmed Pentagon officials
- September 10, 2018

In 2018 and 2020 the American people will get the chance to state clearly whose side they're on, Trump's or the subversive OP-ED writer, and I'll bet that the ideas and policies of Donald Trump win in both elections. That doesn't sound like the doggedness of a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who wants to get an accurate picture of what's happening in the White House, does it? "It will make President Trump more resistant to sober advice than he already was, which doesn't seem like a good ... (more...)
North Korea group suggests US withdraw forces North Korea group suggests US withdraw forces
- September 10, 2018

Sunday's military parade took place in Pyongyang at a "similar time frame" to February's military parade. "North Korea has the economic problems and there are people unhappy with that". The parade came at a delicate time, as Kim presses for a peace declaration to formally end the war North Korea and China fought against USA -led forces from 1950-53. (more...)
China's record trade surplus with US adds fuel to trade war fire
- September 10, 2018

China's trade surplus with the USA has, therefore, risen almost 15 percent from January to August 2018. Apple outlined how the company's operations and products will be affected by the tariffs. A part of Apple's letter, which was first reported on by Bloomberg , reads, "It is hard to see how tariffs that hurt USA companies and US consumers will advance the Government's objectives with respect to China's technology policies". (more...)
Magnitude Quake Strikes Hokkaido, Japan, Causing Massive Landslides And 1 Death Magnitude Quake Strikes Hokkaido, Japan, Causing Massive Landslides And 1 Death
- September 09, 2018

New Chitose is a major tourist gateway to the island, known for its mountains, lakes and abundant farmland and seafood, and more than 200 flights and 40,000 passengers would be affected, Kyodo News Agency said. All trains across the island were halted. Powerful tremors also caused significant destruction and infrastructure damage in the region, with more than 100 people injured and dozens said to be missing. (more...)
Obama speaks out against Trump and attacks 'politics of fear and resentment' Obama speaks out against Trump and attacks 'politics of fear and resentment'
- September 09, 2018

Shortly after Obama's remarks concluded, President Trump took the stage at a campaign event in North Dakota, where he reacted to Obama jumping back into politics. "In 2016, voters rejected President Obama's policies and his dismissiveness towards half the country". According to Obama, voting in new surprise candidates automatically brought hope and change which would transform livelihoods of every citizen thus those who never voted for anyone were an impediment to change and development. (more...)
Dallas officer who killed black man also shot a man in 2017 Dallas officer who killed black man also shot a man in 2017
- September 09, 2018

This investigation is ongoing and we will release additional details as they become available and it is appropriate to do so. She says the Texas Rangers wanted more time to investigate the Thursday night shooting. "T$3 his is a awful, bad thing that has happened", he said. "What's wrong with our society", he told the crowd. Botham Jean attended Harding University in Arkansas. (more...)
Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea
- September 09, 2018

This is the worst job I've ever had". In the article, the anonymous writer slams the USA president , claims to be part of the "resistance" against Trump to "thwart" his " more misguided impulses", and even reveals that cabinet members once considered using the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office. (more...)
Iraq's Umm Qasr port reopens after protesters leave entrance Iraq's Umm Qasr port reopens after protesters leave entrance
- September 09, 2018

On the fourth day of fierce turmoil, demonstrators also targeted offices linked to the state-run Iraqiya television channel and another office of "Al Furat" channel, which is close to the Hikma Movement headed by Ammar al-Hakim. Rights activists have accused the security forces of opening fire on the demonstrators, while the government has blamed provocateurs in the crowds and say troops have been ordered not to use live rounds. (more...)
Nothing Unnatural about it: SC decriminalises Gay Sex, reads down Section 377 Nothing Unnatural about it: SC decriminalises Gay Sex, reads down Section 377
- September 09, 2018

Initially, the bench debated whether it should look at larger questions beyond sexual orientation but CJI Misra finally observed that the issue of the section's constitutionality should be settled first. Reading down Section 377 IPC, the Constitution Bench said its provision will however continue to govern sexual acts against minors besides acts of bestiality. (more...)
Russia May Soon Attack US Military Base In Occupied Syria Russia May Soon Attack US Military Base In Occupied Syria
- September 09, 2018

Russian Federation has warned the U.S. military twice in the last week that its forces, along with Syrian regime units, are prepared to attack in an area where dozens of USA troops are located, according to several United States defense officials. (more...)
Ayanna Pressley’s Reaction To Her Historic Victory Is Everything Ayanna Pressley’s Reaction To Her Historic Victory Is Everything
- September 09, 2018

Ayanna Pressley , right, upset ten-term U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano in a Democratic primary Tuesday night. Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley spoke at a rally at City Hall Plaza in 2014. The last time an incumbent Democratic House member lost a primary was in 2014, when Seth Moulton defeated former Rep. John Tierney, who brought significant personal baggage to the campaign. (more...)
Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler to divorce after 25 years' marriage Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler to divorce after 25 years' marriage
- September 09, 2018

He will say: "So it's ding ding!" Johnson's career has been written off before over allegations about his private life. The couple, who have four adult children, 25 years of marriage break up for the third time. We will remind, in July, Johnson left the post of head of the foreign office because of disagreement with the plan of the Kingdom's exit from the European Union. (more...)
Paraguay embassy backs out of Jerusalem Paraguay embassy backs out of Jerusalem
- September 09, 2018

Former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes last May visited Israel especially in order to open the new embassy in Jerusalem, following similar moves by the United States and Guatemala. Shortly after Paraguay's announcement, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immediately closed Israel's embassy in Asuncion and recalled its diplomats. (more...)
Trump makes a key decision about Mueller’s request to answer questions Trump makes a key decision about Mueller’s request to answer questions
- September 09, 2018

President Donald Trump says he is willing to testify to Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller , but only "under certain circumstances" that continue to be subject to negotiations. "It would be in written form and if you want to follow up on our answers, justify it", he said. The moment encapsulated one of Giuliani's roles on the Trump's legal team: to lay down public markers on interview negotiations that are actually taking place behind closed doors. (more...)
France, Germany, Canada and US back Britain over Salisbury poisoning France, Germany, Canada and US back Britain over Salisbury poisoning
- September 09, 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May told MPs it was carried out by two GRU agents and sanctioned at a "senior level" in the Russian state. London and its allies had previously blamed Moscow for the attack, which Russian Federation angrily denied. (more...)
Another economist resigns from Pakistan advisory council over exclusion of Ahmadi scholar Another economist resigns from Pakistan advisory council over exclusion of Ahmadi scholar
- September 09, 2018

The government of Pakistan's newly elected prime minister removed a minority Ahmadi Muslim from a recently established economic council because of opposition from hard-line Islamists, a spokesman said Friday. Many renowned economists have served on the EAC previously which includes Dr Ishrat Hussain, former governor State Bank of Pakistan, Dr Hafeez Pasha former federal minister for finance and economic affairs and many others distinguished bankers. (more...)
Five people found dead in Perth: Aussie police Five people found dead in Perth: Aussie police
- September 09, 2018

Forensic officers were at the scene in Bedford, Perth. Coode St is now in lockdown. Western Australia Police Force said they had taken a man in his 20s into custody, adding there is no danger to the wider public as a result of the incident. (more...)
Egypt sentences 75 to death, jails hundreds, over Rabaa protests Egypt sentences 75 to death, jails hundreds, over Rabaa protests
- September 09, 2018

The government said many protesters were armed, and that eight police were killed - although it initially said more than 40 members of the security services had died. Those sentenced to jail included a USA citizen, Moustafa Kassem, rights group Pretrial Rights International said. Shawkan has already spent more than five years in prison, therefore he will not have to spend any longer in prison despite the five year sentence. (more...)
#PlaidShirtGuy at President Trump's rally in Billings goes viral #PlaidShirtGuy at President Trump's rally in Billings goes viral
- September 09, 2018

The moment of viral fame has also stretched on for Tyler Linfesty , who said the other students at his school are calling him "plaid shirt guy" now. "I knew what faces I was making, but those faces were completely genuine". The two people directly behind Trump for a portion of the event appeared to clearly be there for the express goal of providing a visual commentary track mocking everything he said. (more...)
Flood warnings as heavy rain expected over much of Missouri Flood warnings as heavy rain expected over much of Missouri
- September 09, 2018

Rain moving in will become heavy at times Saturday night over western areas, and become heavier over eastern areas on Sunday . Two to three inches of rain could fall over the region Sunday night through Monday, with the steadiest and heaviest rains expected later Sunday night, and localized higher amounts are possible. (more...)
Trump to supporters: It'll be 'your fault' if he gets impeached Trump to supporters: It'll be 'your fault' if he gets impeached
- September 09, 2018

Standing behind Trump on Thursday night, the unidentified man made several animated facial expressions as the president spoke on his usual list of topics. Tester, Trump suggested , is running a con on Montana voters. Likewise, Heitkamp is locked in a tough re-election fight in heavily Republican North Dakota, where she narrowly won six years ago and now faces a more formidable opponent in Rep. (more...)
The 25th Amendment to the Constitution The 25th Amendment to the Constitution
- September 09, 2018

The op-ed dropped shortly after excerpts leaked from Bob Woodward's damning book that features quotes from multiple senior White House officials slamming their own president, including White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, who reportedly called him an "idiot" - the second time Kelly has been reported to have called his boss that in recent months. (more...)
NY, NJ AGs Probe Handling of Sex Abuse Cases in Catholic Dioceses NY, NJ AGs Probe Handling of Sex Abuse Cases in Catholic Dioceses
- September 09, 2018

It follows the scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report last month that revealed more than 300 Catholic priests in that state sexually abused more than 1,000 children over seven decades. The investigations didn't result in any criminal charges. "Victims in NY deserve to be heard as well - and we are going to do everything in our power to bring them the justice they deserve", said New York's Underwood. (more...)

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