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Graham-Durbin DACA Press Conference Graham-Durbin DACA Press Conference
- September 06, 2017

Passing DREAM in the near future will be hard. "Congress is going to have to up its game", Graham said at a news conference with Durbin on Tuesday. Sens. Rep. Robin Kelly, a Matteson Democrat, referenced Trump's late mother, who immigrated to the US from Scotland, posting to Twitter that the president "should remember Mary Anne MacLeod's story". (more...)
House set to pass Harvey relief Wednesday amid debt-limit debate House set to pass Harvey relief Wednesday amid debt-limit debate
- September 06, 2017

An additional $450 million would help finance disaster loans to small businesses through the Small Business Association. The initial Harvey aid faces little opposition on its own in Congress and is expected to sail through the House on Wednesday. (more...)
Putin Warns Against 'Driving North Korea Into Corner' Over Nuclear Tests Putin Warns Against 'Driving North Korea Into Corner' Over Nuclear Tests
- September 06, 2017

The White House said Trump told Moon that Washington was willing to approve arms sales to bolster its defense capabilities. "As for the buildings and facilities (of the Russian diplomatic mission in the US), this is really an unprecedented incident", Putin said. (more...)
Hundreds Rally In Downtown Sacramento Against Trump's Plan To End DACA Hundreds Rally In Downtown Sacramento Against Trump's Plan To End DACA
- September 06, 2017

Immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children or whose families overstayed visas said they are veterans of setbacks in the political arena. "It's kind of tough because when something like this happens, it's like, what am I working for? I think a lot of it so far that has worked is just making sure we're providing the space and the opportunity to have those spaces to talk about how they're feeling to be able to reflect and to acknowledge and push the message that DACA does ... (more...)
Labour confirms it will whip MPs to vote against EU Withdrawal Bill Labour confirms it will whip MPs to vote against EU Withdrawal Bill
- September 06, 2017

At least half a dozen Tory MPs are said to be considering joining Labour, the SNP and Liberal Democrats in opposing the government's timetable of the EU Withdrawal Bill . Labour said it would oppose the government's main Brexit legislation as David Davis accused the opposition of not "caring" whether the negotiations are a success. (more...)
No Place for Telugu States in Union Cabinet Reshuffle No Place for Telugu States in Union Cabinet Reshuffle
- September 06, 2017

The promotion of four junior ministers, Nirmala Sitharaman (Commerce), Piyush Goyal (Power and Coal), Dharmendra Pradhan (Petroleum and Natural Gas) and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (Minority Affairs), to cabinet rank is seen as recognition of their good performance. (more...)
North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin
- September 06, 2017

North Korea yesterday carried out its most powerful nuclear test to date, claiming to have developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that could sit atop an intercontinental ballistic missile. The statement called on China to deliver "strengthened resolve" and harsher consequences against the North Korean regime. He said that the United States was erroneously counting 155 Russian diplomats working at the United Nations headquarters in NY as being Russian diplomats on U.S. (more...)
Kenyan opposition leader rejects date of new elections Kenyan opposition leader rejects date of new elections
- September 06, 2017

The court said a new election needs to be held by 31 October. Jubilee Rift Valley leaders have asked the Opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) not to interfere with the planned fresh presidential election date released on Monday by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). (more...)
U.S. warns Kim Jung un of U.S. warns Kim Jung un of "total annihilation" for any attack
- September 06, 2017

Other institutions and organizations specializing in seismic detection also reported the explosion and resulting seismic signature. "I don't think the USA is on a right course". The Air Force Technical Applications Center at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida, is the only federal organization whose mission is to detect and report technical data from foreign nuclear explosions. (more...)
Escaped tiger near Atlanta found, shot by police Escaped tiger near Atlanta found, shot by police
- September 06, 2017

A tiger that was on the loose on the northbound lanes of I-75 early Wednesday morning has been caught and is no longer a threat. The officers said they were most anxious about the morning hours as the school day approached. Authorities are now working to learn where the tiger came from, and how it came to roam loose in the area of Jodeco Road. Anyone with information should contact the Henry County Police Department at 770-288-8200 or Henry County Animal Control 770-288-7387, or contact the ... (more...)
WATCH Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg opposes abortion 'even after rape' WATCH Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg opposes abortion 'even after rape'
- September 06, 2017

The MP praised ex-leader Iain Duncan Smith for pioneering the Tory welfare reforms - comparing him favourably to George Osborne, who became a newspaper editor after quitting the Government. Jacob Rees-Mogg, tipped by many as a potential future Tory party leader, said he is against gay marriage and abortion, including circumstances involving rape. (more...)
All of Africa's World Cup places up for grabs All of Africa's World Cup places up for grabs
- September 06, 2017

After matchday four, the 2017 Afcon finalists sit two points clear at the top of Group E ahead of games against Congo and Ghana . Tunisia , with its three-point lead, finishes away at Guinea and then at home to Libya. Despite the 1-0 defeat to Egypt in the 2018 World Cup Qualifier , Uganda Cranes skipper Dennis Onyango was impressed with Uganda's performance. (more...)
ISIS members join Syrian forces ISIS members join Syrian forces
- September 06, 2017

The U.S. military vowed to prevent them from doing so and on Wednesday blocked the convoy's path by bombing the desert road ahead of it. Despite that, the United States is eager to make sure the buses don't get any further east, and are still demanding that all ISIS militants be killed. (more...)
Boko Haram has killed 400 in Nigeria and Cameroon since April Boko Haram has killed 400 in Nigeria and Cameroon since April
- September 06, 2017

The Army statement read, "The Nigerian Army has noted that in their desperation, the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists have released yet another video clip yesterday, in which they made all manner of spurious assertions, denying the surrender of some of the terrorists and the killing of 5 key commanders, among other lies, all aimed at instilling unnecessary fears in law abiding people". (more...)
North Korea: Vladimir Putin and Moon Jae-in clash over oil sanctions North Korea: Vladimir Putin and Moon Jae-in clash over oil sanctions
- September 06, 2017

Ten-year bond yields in Germany - the euro zone's benchmark bond issuer - dipped 1.5 basis points in early trade to around 0.36 percent, moving back towards two-month lows hit last week at 0.32 percent. "The U.S. will receive more gift packages from my country as long as it relies on reckless provocations and futile attempts to put pressure on the DPRK". (more...)
Today's weather: Gray, with periods of heavy rain and thunderstorms Today's weather: Gray, with periods of heavy rain and thunderstorms
- September 06, 2017

Thunderstorms could include 60 miles per hour wind gusts and quarter size hail. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. About 10:30 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located over Clarence, moving east at 60 miles per hour. Conditions deteriorate by Wednesday afternoon when scattered thunderstorms arrive, and winds gust up to 25 miles an hour, the weather service said. (more...)
South Korea moves to boost weaponry amid threats from North South Korea moves to boost weaponry amid threats from North
- September 06, 2017

The Australian prime minister spent 30 minutes on the line with the U.S. president on Wednesday morning. "Everybody wants to get this dangerous situation resolved, and bring this reckless, dangerous, provocative regime to its senses without conflict", Turnbull said. (more...)
Qatar Launches Largest Port in Middle East Qatar Launches Largest Port in Middle East
- September 06, 2017

The port is located on the southeast coast of Qatar, one hour from Doha . Similarly, HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani also met with the visiting dignitaries during the Hamad Port's official opening and discussed with them how to develop and promote bilateral relations in various sectors. (more...)
Virginia Tech football rises in coaches poll after West Virginia win Virginia Tech football rises in coaches poll after West Virginia win
- September 06, 2017

It ended up being a classic. Virginia Tech's Josh Jackson got the better of Will Grier despite a gaudy stat line from the Mountaineers' new starter. "We'll have our hands full, but we're certainly excited about the opportunity", Rocco said. "I got hit and I couldn't see". "It didn't surprise me, though, that he was caught from behind". (more...)
Congressional investigators are homing in on Trump's Comey letter Congressional investigators are homing in on Trump's Comey letter
- September 06, 2017

According to White House special counsel Ty Cobb , Trump decided he wanted Comey gone shortly after he testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 3. The new letter, which was first reported by The New York Times , could provide additional context on Trump's thinking and motive as he prepared to oust Comey. (more...)
Trump Administration's EPA Slams Associated Press Report About Flooded Toxic Sites Trump Administration's EPA Slams Associated Press Report About Flooded Toxic Sites
- September 06, 2017

EPA's Superfund program works to clean up some of the most contaminated sites in the country. The Environmental Protection Agency lashed out at the Associated Press and one of its reporters by name on Sunday in a scathing letter rebuking the news outlet for an "incredibly misleading story ". (more...)
Teenage anecdote reveals Kim Jong-un's real temper Teenage anecdote reveals Kim Jong-un's real temper
- September 06, 2017

Speaking in the city where Kim Jong Un is believed to have attended boarding school as a child and honed his love for basketball, she warned of "overreactions" amid growing tension. Kim Jong-un's older brother Kim Jong-chul was skipped in the line of succession by their father Kim Jong-il before he died, as Kim Jong-il regarded him as not capable of leading the country and preferred to prepare his youngest son to assume command. (more...)
Georgia's Vice-Premier Meets President of Azerbaijan Georgia's Vice-Premier Meets President of Azerbaijan
- September 06, 2017

The sixth trilateral meeting will consider the decisions taken at previous meetings and focus on issue of regional cooperation with the participation of the three countries. The declaration reflects the most important areas of mutual cooperation among Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia in economy, energy, infrastructure, transport, culture and humanitarian sphere. (more...)
North Korea 'begging for war', USA ambassador tells UN North Korea 'begging for war', USA ambassador tells UN
- September 06, 2017

Their aim, she said , is to be able to strike anywhere in the United States with a nuclear weapon. The minister's warning comes days after North Korea claimed to have carried out a hydrogen bomb test - estimated by South Korea to have been three times as powerful as the Hiroshima atomic bomb . (more...)
Germany's Factory Orders Fall Unexpectedly In July
- September 06, 2017

The reading for July far undershot a Reuters forecast of a 0.3 percent rise. Industrial firms recorded 0.7 percent less orders in July compared to the same month past year. Germany is not performing as well as implied by the very positive sentiment indicators, Ralph Solveen, an analyst at Commerzbank, said. Data showed the manufacturing turnover dropped 0.1 percent on month in July, reversing a 0.5 percent rise in June. (more...)
Appoint District Officers to Curb Cow Vigilantism, SC Tells States Appoint District Officers to Curb Cow Vigilantism, SC Tells States
- September 06, 2017

Arguing that several incidents of lynch mobs and gau rakshaks attacking citizens had occurred along highways, Jaising also said that the States should take steps to initiate highway patrolling. Saying that it does not support any kind of violence in the name of cow, the government of India told the apex court , "no vigilante group has any place in the country as per the procedure of law". (more...)
Rocky Yadav, two others termed to life imprisonment for killing student Rocky Yadav, two others termed to life imprisonment for killing student
- September 06, 2017

His father Bindi Yadav has been sentenced to five years imprisonment. Bindi Yadav, is a powerful businessman who was convicted for destruction of evidence to shield his son. The court also rejected Bindi Yadav's prayer for bail. During the trial, the victim's four friends, who were case eyewitnesses, turned hostile. The police had filed charge sheet against the accused persons a month after the commission of the crime. (more...)
TRS MLA not a citizen, says Centre; HC to take final call TRS MLA not a citizen, says Centre; HC to take final call
- September 06, 2017

If his plea is turned down, Chennamaneni will be disqualified as an MLA. Ramesh Babu said: "It was crystal clear that I complied with the rule position when I applied for the Indian citizenship". And he again lost to Ramesh in 2014 polls, when Aadi contested from BJP with a very tender difference. Opposition parties in Telangana would be launching an attack on ruling TRS party questioning as to how Ramesh has been made to participate in elections without being Indian National. (more...)
House expected to vote Wednesday on Hurricane Harvey disaster aid package House expected to vote Wednesday on Hurricane Harvey disaster aid package
- September 06, 2017

Chuck Schumer of NY, the Democratic leader, issued a joint statement calling for "bipartisan consensus" on hurricane aid and the debt limit . Many expressed hope that the horrors inflicted on Texas by Hurricane Harvey would promote a sense of common objective on Capitol Hill. (more...)
Apriem Advisors Boosts Holdings in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)
- September 06, 2017

Canaccord Genuity maintained DSW Inc. The stock of Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 28 by UBS. Seven Eight Capital Llc increased Marsh & Mclennan Cos Inc (MMC) stake by 81.85% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (more...)

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