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High Court decision on postal survey due Thursday High Court decision on postal survey due Thursday
- September 06, 2017

In the next two days, starting today, two separate challenges by LGBTQ marriage advocates will be heard by the court. The senate refused to approve the $170m that the vote on November 25 would have cost, so the government is pushing for a voluntary postal vote without senate approval at a cost of AUS$122m. (more...)
Supreme Court delays eviction of Israeli settlers from Palestinian home Supreme Court delays eviction of Israeli settlers from Palestinian home
- September 06, 2017

The eviction of the family was based on an Israeli law which allows Jewish Israelis to take control of property believed to have been owned by Jews prior to Israel's creation in 1948. Israel claims the whole of Jerusalem as its capital, while Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state . After an eight-year battle, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Jewish claimants in 2013. (more...)
Switzerland offers to help resolve North Korea nuclear crisis Switzerland offers to help resolve North Korea nuclear crisis
- September 06, 2017

Leuthard further said that Swiss troops were already deployed on the highly fortified demarcation zone between South Korea and North Korea as peacekeepers, adding that Switzerland, along with Sweden, had a long history of neutral and discreet diplomacy. (more...)
Russian Federation plans to sue the USA over consulate closures Russian Federation plans to sue the USA over consulate closures
- September 06, 2017

For her part the spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zajárova, pointed out that with such a procedure, on having taken possession by the force of these diplomatic facilities, the United States authorities led hostile acts, openly, violating the worldwide right. (more...)
Starbucks' popular Pumpkin Spice Latte is back Starbucks' popular Pumpkin Spice Latte is back
- September 06, 2017

Fall lovers, rejoice: Pumpkin Spice Latte Season is officially here. The company has found that while the number of pumpkin spice items available online has jumped 49 percent, sales have only grown 21 percent, which means there's more supply than demand. (more...)
Kitten rescued in Boston tunnel needs a name Kitten rescued in Boston tunnel needs a name
- September 06, 2017

A police video showed the cat calmly walking along the roadway and resting in a section of the tunnel's concrete siding as cars drove by. The cat was rescued with the help of Sgt. A precocious kitten is safe Sunday night after being rescued while wandering a Massachusetts Turnpike connector tunnel in Boston earlier in the day. (more...)
Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Fairfield County Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Fairfield County
- September 06, 2017

National Weather Service radar indicates 60 miles per hour wind gusts. Environment Canada has announced a severe thunderstorm warning for Guelph and the surrounding area. This line of thunderstorms will enter Western New York near the Lake Erie shore and Niagara River between 9 pm and 10 pm. Forecasters said there could be more rain and thunderstorms on Wednesday . (more...)
School district apologizes after teacher tells students they can't wear Trump shirts School district apologizes after teacher tells students they can't wear Trump shirts
- September 06, 2017

Brian V. Hightower is deeply sorry that this incident happened in one of our schools", Jacoby continued. Jacoby added that the students wearing the shirts were not facing disciplinary action. She said the shirts didn't violate the district's dress code. "We're not trying to start a race war", Genesis Santoyo, Havard's friend, told the Arizona Republic . (more...)
Tottenham's Son Heung-min silent again as Korea qualify for World Cup Tottenham's Son Heung-min silent again as Korea qualify for World Cup
- September 06, 2017

Even if results do not entirely go their way, Syria can still hold onto third spot and have a chance to qualify through two rounds of playoffs. The war has negatively impacted the country's soccer industry, the country's most popular sport. (more...)
DACA immigrants share fear about their future DACA immigrants share fear about their future
- September 06, 2017

Democrats in the California Legislature slammed President Donald Trump's Tuesday decision to end a program protecting immigrants illegally brought into the country as children. Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall said that President Obama's 2012 order creating the DACA program may not have been constitutional. But it was clear Sessions' opposition went beyond concern about a possible legal challenge. (more...)
Hazardous air quality from fires could threaten Oregon, Oregon St. games Hazardous air quality from fires could threaten Oregon, Oregon St. games
- September 06, 2017

Nebraska coach Mike Riley isn't almost as nervous about the team's new defense as fans who watched Arkansas State pass for more than 400 of its almost 500 total yards against the Cornhuskers . "I don't know anything else about the possibilities". Riley said school officials may be in touch with OR officials, but he's not aware of any specific communication. (more...)
Schneider to take control of Aveva Schneider to take control of Aveva
- September 06, 2017

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chairman and CEO of Schneider Electric , said the combined company would be better placed to serve a wide range of industries and its enhanced capacity would also benefit investors. Current Aveva chief executive James Kidd is expected to carry on in his role until the board appoints a new head, at which time he will become deputy chief executive and chief financial officer. (more...)
Case students gather to protest DACA decision Case students gather to protest DACA decision
- September 06, 2017

President Donald Trump issued a statement calling on lawmakers in Congress to address immigration "in a manner that puts the hardworking citizens of our country first". "There are going to be people in that cohort who have fears of returning to their country of citizenship and we will see a group of people making refugee or asylum claims ", she said. (more...)
Stark warning issued for Ireland after latest THE global university rankings Stark warning issued for Ireland after latest THE global university rankings
- September 06, 2017

The rankings report said the improvement came amid a major boost to the university's reputation for research and teaching, as well as an increase in its scores for citations. Also in 2017 and as a result of its commitment to the sustainability agenda, the university was recognised by the UI Green Metric as being in the top 4% of the world's greenest universities. (more...)
BJP Chief Amit Shah arrives in Odisha on three-day visit BJP Chief Amit Shah arrives in Odisha on three-day visit
- September 06, 2017

The BJP, which launched efforts to expand its base in the Northeast immediately after it won the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, has grand plans for the region ahead of Assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram next year. They discussed options like sealing of the worldwide border, he said, adding, the NEDA also discussed updating of the NRC and shared their concern over the issue. (more...)
ED attaches Misa farmhouse ED attaches Misa farmhouse
- September 06, 2017

A few months back the Income tax authorities had issued summons to RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav 's daughter Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar in connection with alleged Rs 1,000-crore benami property deals in the Bijwasan area of Delhi through a web of shell companies. (more...)
Trial of Democratic Senator Robert Menendez Could Recalibrate US Senate Trial of Democratic Senator Robert Menendez Could Recalibrate US Senate
- September 06, 2017

Senate. A spokesman for Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerRSC Chairman: Harvey aid could be jeopardized if linked with debt ceiling Dems prep for major fight over Trump USDA science pick Ex-Medicare chief promotes ObamaCare enrollment on Twitter after Trump cuts outreach funding MORE (D-N.Y.) said they weren't going to comment on what happens if Menendez if convicted. (more...)
Hyundai Motor hit by further disruption in China Hyundai Motor hit by further disruption in China
- September 06, 2017

Hyundai's plant in Cangzhou, Hebei District, was brought to a halt as the supplier has stopped delivering air intake components due to delayed payments, a company spokesman said over the phone. This year, the maker of the Sonata sedan and Santa Fe SUV has suffered steep declines in China sales as a diplomatic row has escalated between Seoul and Beijing over the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system, called THAAD, in South Korea. (more...)
Sean Spicer Already Has a New Job Sean Spicer Already Has a New Job
- September 06, 2017

Whoever wrote the WSG statement on Spicer's accession must have missed his performances at the White House briefing room: "We are thrilled to provide Sean for our major trade association, corporate, university and public lecture series customers around the world". (more...)
Supreme Court allows 13-year-old rape survivor to abort pregnancy Supreme Court allows 13-year-old rape survivor to abort pregnancy
- September 06, 2017

She too was 32 weeks pregnant, but she was denied permission to abort after a doctors' panel said that termination of her pregnancy would be "too risky". Earlier, on July 28, the top court had rejected a petition, on medical grounds, filed by another 10-year-old rape victim, who sought permission to terminate her 32-week-old pregnancy. (more...)
Usa: Trump cancella il piano per i Dreamers Usa: Trump cancella il piano per i Dreamers
- September 06, 2017

Nei giorni scorsi alcuni top manager avevano sottoscritto un documento in difesa del provvedimento. Ma anche di parte della destra americana. Centinaia di persone stanno manifestando davanti alla casa Bianca e alla Trump Tower a NY. Critiche dalla Silicon Valley , che ha gia' indirizzato una lettera aperta a Trump firmata da 350 amministratori delegati chiedendogli di mantenere il programma, e da Wall street. (more...)
Dilma Rousseff is Accused of Creating an Organised Crime Structure Dilma Rousseff is Accused of Creating an Organised Crime Structure
- September 06, 2017

Janot filed a 230-page document with the Supreme Court, detailing a series of crimes involving state-owned oil firm Petrobras such as cartel formation, corruption and money laundering. Subsequently, the justice handling the probe will decide whether to accept the indictment. According to Janot, "Lula, from 2002 until May 2016, was an important leader" of the alleged criminal organisation, both because of the way the bribery scheme was organised and because, as president, he had the power ... (more...)
Lee Descendant Resigns as Church Pastor Over MTV statement Lee Descendant Resigns as Church Pastor Over MTV statement
- September 06, 2017

He also clarified that he accepted MTV's offer to speak because he felt it was his "duty as a descendant to speak out against White Supremacy". "Today, I call on all of us with privilege and power to answer God's call to confront racism and white supremacy head-on". (more...)
BJP slams Mamata govt after Bengal PWD blocks Amit Shah, Bhagwat events BJP slams Mamata govt after Bengal PWD blocks Amit Shah, Bhagwat events
- September 06, 2017

Kolkata Police too, supported the statement and said that the hall was occupied on the given dates for the yearly renovation during puja holidays. General secretary of the Trust, Rantideb Sengupta, told The Indian Express that the authorities cancelled the booking last Thursday despite all formalities being done. (more...)
After the flood: Insurance program needs reform After the flood: Insurance program needs reform
- September 06, 2017

Treasury spiked after a string of coastal disasters. How could that be? That's complicated by the fact that the state's insurance law is set to change on Friday, making it more hard for home and business owners to sue insurance companies over a disputed claim. (more...)
Spain warns Catalonia against empowering new regional tax agency Spain warns Catalonia against empowering new regional tax agency
- September 06, 2017

On the same evening Catalan governor Carles Puigdemont is expected to sign the enabling decree, which will be countersigned by all the ministers in the regional government. "They will not do it", he said. Rajoy is trying to strike a delicate balance between offsetting the secessionist defiance and staying away from the most dramatic measures - such as suspending Catalonia's autonomous powers or declaring a state of emergency that would bring the army into the mix - that would further ... (more...)
8 pedestrians struck by vehicle during block party in South Philadelphia 8 pedestrians struck by vehicle during block party in South Philadelphia
- September 06, 2017

The episode happened soon after 4 p.m. on the 1500 piece of South Ringgold Street in the Point Breeze area of the city. Several people are being treated for their injuries after a vehicle crashed into a block party in South Philadelphia on Monday afternoon, according to multiple reports. (more...)
Trump's Decision on Iran Deal Does Not Mean US Withdrawing Trump's Decision on Iran Deal Does Not Mean US Withdrawing
- September 06, 2017

Haley explained her concerns with the deal, highlighting once again Iran's refusal to let the International Atomic Energy Agency inspect their military sites and the "hundreds of undeclared sites that have suspicious activity that [inspectors] haven't looked at". (more...)
JD(U) petitions Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to disqualify Sharad Yadav JD(U) petitions Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to disqualify Sharad Yadav
- September 06, 2017

Yadav was elected to the Rajya Sabha past year and his tenure ends in 2022. Yadav had also undertaken a tour of the state with RJD support. The JD (U) also submitted copies of resolutions passed in its National Executive, National Council and Bihar Legislature Party to sever ties with RJD due to the latter's corruption, sources said. (more...)
John Kelly Doesn't Like Donald Trump, According to Closest Ally Keith Schiller John Kelly Doesn't Like Donald Trump, According to Closest Ally Keith Schiller
- September 06, 2017

Schiller, who led the Trump Organization's security operations before working in the White House as director of Oval Office operations, has made a decision to leave the White House, CNN and CBS News reported over the weekend. Schiller began working for Trump as a part-time body guard in 1999, according to the report. Trump will also lose his go-to political executioner in Schiller. (more...)

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