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Creston students disciplined over photo depicting white hoods, burning cross Creston students disciplined over photo depicting white hoods, burning cross
- September 07, 2017

The photograph, which made the rounds via web-based networking media on Wednesday, demonstrates five individuals remaining in a field wearing white, pointed hoods, looking like Ku Klux Klan robes. The principal went on to say there appears to have been something missing in how things are presented to kids these days. "To the extent I know, it's all being taken care of by the school ", he said. (more...)
Rain/Storms Tonight, Clearing for Thursday Rain/Storms Tonight, Clearing for Thursday
- September 07, 2017

High temperatures along the Interstate 95 corridor will be slightly warmer Saturday , with readings near 70 degrees expected. It will still be cooler than average, though, as highs will generally be in the lower 70s - with upper 60s in the Litchfield Hills. (more...)
Thane Crime: 22-year-old Mumbai techie raped and murdered by friends Thane Crime: 22-year-old Mumbai techie raped and murdered by friends
- September 07, 2017

He told them even if the ran away they would get arrested and surrendering to the police is the best option they have right now. They chose to drop the victim in Mumbai where she had been living for the past two months. When she threatened to go to the police, the duo killed her, and then left for Goa in the auto with her body in a suitcase. When confronted by Khobragade, the duo confessed to have raped and murdered the victim. (more...)
Prince George Is Adorable On His First Day Of School Prince George Is Adorable On His First Day Of School
- September 07, 2017

While Kensington Palace revealed Catherine is once again suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum - an extreme form of acute morning sickness - when they announced her pregnancy, Harry reassured well-wishers she is doing "OK". Kate is being treated at Kensington Palace in London. The young prince was dressed in his new uniform - comprising a navy v-neck pullover, matching Bermuda-style shorts and black shoes - as he met the head of the lower school at the door. (more...)
US charges former Turkish minister with Iran sanctions evasion US charges former Turkish minister with Iran sanctions evasion
- September 07, 2017

The new indictment was part of an ongoing case against Iranian-Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab and his co-defendants, who have all been accused of allegedly forging false documents and using front companies to process millions of dollars in transactions on behalf of Iran. (more...)
Pakistanis also fell victim to regional extremism: Foreign Office Pakistanis also fell victim to regional extremism: Foreign Office
- September 07, 2017

BRICS members condemned terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and called for an "immediate cessation of violence" in the country. During his visit, Khawaja Asif will hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi as well as other Chinese leaders, Geng Shuang said during his regular press briefing here. (more...)
Photos Show The Plight Of Rohingya Muslims Fleeing Genocide In Myanmar Photos Show The Plight Of Rohingya Muslims Fleeing Genocide In Myanmar
- September 07, 2017

In the phone call with Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner of Myanmar's junta, Erdogan said growing human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims "deeply concerned" the entire world, sources from his office said. Newly arrived Rohingya told the authorities that three boats carrying among them more than 100 people capsized in the early hours yesterday. On the other hand, Myanmar's government and Aung San Suu were criticised strongly by the worldwide human rights groups for ... (more...)
North Korea warns more North Korea warns more "gift package" for US
- September 07, 2017

Han Tae-song, ambassador to the United Nations , added: 'The US 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 '. After Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan last week, he tweeted that "talking is not the answer". Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier on Tuesday said imposing more sanctions was a "road to nowhere". (more...)
Military action not first choice on Korean nuclear issue Military action not first choice on Korean nuclear issue
- September 07, 2017

During the UN-sponsored Conference in Geneva, North Korean ambassador Han Tae Song warned his United Nations counterparts that more nuclear tests and missile launches would be conducted by the North if provoked recklessly by the #United States. (more...)
Routt County Fire Grows to 1400 Acres Routt County Fire Grows to 1400 Acres
- September 07, 2017

Fueled by wind and dry conditions, the fire has mostly moved to the west and southwest. West Routt Fire says the Deep Creek Fire is at 2,081 acres with no containment as of Tuesday afternoon. It is burning through mixed conifer, aspen and gambel oak on private and BLM lands about 13 miles northwest of Steamboat. Overall, Moffat, Routt, Grand, Jackson, Rio Blanco, Garfield, Eagle, Mesa, Delta, Pitkin and Gunnison counties in northwest and west-central Colorado were under an air quality ... (more...)
Durbin and Graham Revive Bipartisan 'DREAM Act' Hours After Trump Rescinds DACA
- September 07, 2017

The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) estimates the bill could affect as many 1.8 million undocumented immigrants in this country, if passed - but passage is far from assured. So, the stars just have never been in alignment for this legislation. The latest call for action on the DREAM Act , issued by Democratic Sen. " Jeff Sessions is wrong", Graham said. (more...)
North Korea may launch ICBM on Saturday: PM Lee Nak-yon North Korea may launch ICBM on Saturday: PM Lee Nak-yon
- September 07, 2017

North Korea has evolved from being a regional menace to a "global threat", the head of the UN's nuclear watchdog has said . But Nebenzia said Russian Federation would welcome other initiatives, noting that the Swiss have offered to mediate, and "if that works, I'll be happy". (more...)
Harvey death toll reaches 60 as thousands remain displaced Harvey death toll reaches 60 as thousands remain displaced
- September 07, 2017

The 13 affected sites have industrial waste from petrochemical companies, acid compounds, solvents and pesticides. The second fire in two days broke out at the flooded Arkema plant in Crosby. "Please don't come home", Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta said at a news conference Saturday. Immigration advocates are using social media and shelter visits to assure Harvey evacuees living in the USA illegally that they won't be targeted for deportation. (more...)
Trump Strikes a Three-Month Debt Ceiling Deal … With Democrats Trump Strikes a Three-Month Debt Ceiling Deal … With Democrats
- September 07, 2017

President Trump met with congressional leaders from both parties at the White House on September 6, with the debt ceiling and budget deadlines fast approaching, relief funds for Harvey aid being debated and another hurricane barreling toward the U.S. (more...)
Police on toes to prevent BJP's 'Mangaluru chalo' Police on toes to prevent BJP's 'Mangaluru chalo'
- September 07, 2017

Ashoka and other leaders sat in protest near the Freedom Park and demanded that police furnish an arrest warrant, resulting in a heated argument between the officials and the leaders, following which they were frisked away. A division bench comprising Chief Justice S K Mukherjee and Justice P S Dinesh Kumar said they can not do anything about the PIL and dismissed it for being devoid of merit. (more...)
Trump's rescinding of immigrant protection an evil act | Letters Trump's rescinding of immigrant protection an evil act | Letters
- September 07, 2017

His on-the-ground viewpoint couldn't be more different from that of Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who made the questionable assertion Tuesday that the Obama administration's measure "denied jobs to hundreds of thousands of Americans by allowing those same jobs to go to illegal aliens". (more...)
Russian Federation says its oil supplies to North Korea are negligible Russian Federation says its oil supplies to North Korea are negligible
- September 07, 2017

But North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions aimed at deterring its missile and nuclear programs for more than 10 years, and USA sanctions for more than 20. Reportedly, the two leaders made the sudden decision to lift the restrictions on the weight of missile warheads, as South Korea has long wanted. "Calculating based on this number, the estimated yield was 160 kilotons", Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters. (more...)
Nonstop Flights From Indy to Paris Taking Off in 2018 Nonstop Flights From Indy to Paris Taking Off in 2018
- September 07, 2017

Discount carriers Allegiant and Frontier also announced new flights out of Louisville and Cincinnati recently. Holcomb received $30 million in the state's two-year budget for economic development efforts, which he was allowed to use to help lure the direct European flight line to Indianapolis . (more...)
North Korea warns of 'gift packages' for US North Korea warns of 'gift packages' for US
- September 07, 2017

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said separately that he planned to travel to South Korea and Japan in October. France's defence minister Ms Parly said in a speech: "The scenario of an escalation towards a major conflict can not be discarded". (more...)
Astros finish sweep of Mariners Astros finish sweep of Mariners
- September 07, 2017

Early on, the game had the makings of a pitchers' duel between Houston's Lance McCullers Jr. and Seattle's Andrew Moore , two pitchers who had just returned to their rotations this week - McCullers from the disabled list, Moore from the bullpen. (more...)
KORUS Exit Would Meld Trump's Worst Ideas, Ex-Official Says KORUS Exit Would Meld Trump's Worst Ideas, Ex-Official Says
- September 07, 2017

It went onto say that the FTA has "boosted US exports in a number of areas, and many of these would be at risk as Korea restored tariffs against USA exports". "Yet whether it's South Korea, Mexico, Canada, or our neighbors on the Pacific Rim, we once again find ourselves fighting to communicate the value of trade to farmers", said ASA President Ron Moore in a statement . (more...)
Who is North Korea trading with? Who is North Korea trading with?
- September 07, 2017

The news comes as the U.S. has called on the United Nations to slap an oil embargo on North Korea and freeze assets of leader Kim Jong-un. But Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said on Tuesday a USA bid for the Security Council to vote on September 11 on new sanctions is "a little premature". (more...)
Russia, Japan to sign 40 deals at Eastern Economic Forum today Russia, Japan to sign 40 deals at Eastern Economic Forum today
- September 07, 2017

Talking to, Saran said that for the first time India has represented at this high-level, adding that it is a proud moment for Indians. The Eastern Economic Forum is being organsied in Valdivostok for the past three years. The External Affairs Minister also launched the Russia Desk at the forum. Earlier in the day, she addressed the third Eastern Economic Forum, which is aimed at improving relations between the global investment community, Russian business and federal and local governments. (more...)
Putin opposes tougher sanctions against N. Korea Putin opposes tougher sanctions against N. Korea
- September 07, 2017

In July, Putin sought to reduce the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia to 455, a figure equal to the number of Russian diplomats now in the United States, the Russian Foreign Ministry said . "China strongly urges the United States and South Korea to pay attention to China and other regional nations' security interests and concerns, immediately halt the progress of the relevant deployment, and remove the relevant equipment", Geng said. (more...)
US House of Representatives approves Harvey emergency relief US House of Representatives approves Harvey emergency relief
- September 07, 2017

Republican leaders for now are bowing to the demands of their most conservative members and won't combine legislation raising the USA debt ceiling with Harvey aid, a House Republican aide said Monday . "Maybe it's about the wall, I don't know", the senior G.O.P. aide said. It said 67% of respondents believe funding Harvey relief efforts should be a priority for lawmakers just returned from their August recess. (more...)
Huckabee Sanders: Trump Will Donate One Million Dollars To Hurricane Harvey Relief Huckabee Sanders: Trump Will Donate One Million Dollars To Hurricane Harvey Relief
- September 07, 2017

Mulvaney also warned that relief efforts in areas hit by Harvey could be affected if Congress does not increase the federal budget's debt ceiling. The official was not authorised to release the information publicly before a final decision is made and spoke on condition of anonymity. (more...)
White House and Congress agree to raise debt ceiling White House and Congress agree to raise debt ceiling
- September 07, 2017

Conservative Republicans , such as House Speaker Paul Ryan, are opposed entirely to linking a hurricane relief package to a debt limit bill. US President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders announced a mutual agreement to raise the debt ceiling and fund the federal government until December, including nearly $8 billion in aid for those people affected by Hurricane Harvey . (more...)
House to vote on nearly $8B in Hurricane Harvey relief House to vote on nearly $8B in Hurricane Harvey relief
- September 07, 2017

But by the end of the meeting, Trump sided with Democrats who wanted a three-month increase. While Democrats and Republicans came together for a moment, both parties argued over the duration of the increase of the country's borrowing limit. (more...)
Putin Says Trump's 'Not My Bride,' But Still Hopes for Detente
- September 07, 2017

The Moon-Putin meeting came three days after Pyongyang staged its sixth and apparently the most powerful nuclear test so far based on the scale of the tremors created by the nuclear detonation at a test site near the northeastern tip of the communist state. (more...)
Limbaugh on DACA: Trump Knows the Effect on the Economy Limbaugh on DACA: Trump Knows the Effect on the Economy
- September 07, 2017

In this September 5, 2017 photo, supporters of DACA participate in a walk out and rally on the Campus of New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, N.M. Democratic attorneys general from Connecticut, Delaware, D.C., Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia also signed on to the lawsuit. (more...)