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US Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package US Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package
- September 07, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to start consideration of a first tranche of aid, about $8 billion, on Wednesday. Even conservatives who voted against aid to areas hit hard by 2012's Superstorm Sandy appeared ready to support the Harvey spending bill in the House. (more...)
Clown dummies in KKK robes found hanging from tree in Virginia park Clown dummies in KKK robes found hanging from tree in Virginia park
- September 07, 2017

Activist art collective INDECLINE took responsibility for the action in a statement Thursday morning. The artist collective behind the "Ku Klux Klowns" installation, INDECLINE, said it is a response to the "white nationalist uprising" the emerged in the US this year. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi: Trump Supports DREAM Act: 'He Would Sign It' Nancy Pelosi: Trump Supports DREAM Act: 'He Would Sign It'
- September 07, 2017

The appeal of Trump for lots and lots of voters - especially Republicans - was that he had, quite literally, written the book on deal-making. White House officials apologized to congressional leaders after the meeting, according to a GOP source on Capitol Hill. (more...)
Hurricane Irma may have destroyed one of the world's most famous airports Hurricane Irma may have destroyed one of the world's most famous airports
- September 07, 2017

The furniture and equipment of the airport terminal appeared to be soaked and smashed, with debris strewn across the runway and on the buildings. Irma now has maximum sustained winds of 175 miles per hour. Severe damage can be seen inside the airport, including check-in counters and terminal areas. Drinking water and electrical systems on St. Maarten are down, and the Princess Juliana Airport has been described as destroyed . (more...)
Education Sec. DeVos Plans to Overhaul Obama Rules on Campus Sexual Assault Education Sec. DeVos Plans to Overhaul Obama Rules on Campus Sexual Assault
- September 07, 2017

While she condemned acts of sexual misconduct as "reprehensible, disgusting and unacceptable, they are acts of cowardice and personal weakness" DeVos criticized the investigative process of of Title IX investigations and cases. There had been wide speculation DeVos would rescind Obama-era guidance that many Republicans said did not do enough to protect students accused of rape. (more...)
Cavaliers and Celtics finalize Kyrie Irving trade Cavaliers and Celtics finalize Kyrie Irving trade
- September 07, 2017

Looking forward, Thomas said that he's very much excited to play with LeBron James and the rest of the Cavaliers next season. The Cavaliers landed the trio, along with an extremely precious 2018 first-rounder draft pick from the Brooklyn Nets , in a blockbuster trade for only the All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving . (more...)
Trump, Xi condemn North Korea nuclear test Trump, Xi condemn North Korea nuclear test
- September 07, 2017

And South Korea's defense minister has said it's time to reconsider whether the United States should redeploy "tactical" nuclear weapons to South Korea - the reduced-yield warheads were withdrawn in the 1990s. Putin said North Korea would not give up its nuclear program no matter how tough the sanctions. Abe, who will separately hold talks with South Korea's leader Moon Jae-In in Vladivostok, said he wants to send a message to the North from his two talks with Putin and Moon. (more...)
Hurricane Irma continues on course Hurricane Irma continues on course
- September 07, 2017

In another executive order Thursday, Governor Nathan Deal expanded his first order to include 24 additional counties, for a total of 30 Georgia counties now in a state of emergency. Deal also issued a mandatory evacuation order for all areas east of I-95, all of Chatham County and some areas west of I-95 that could be impacted by potential storm surge from Hurricane Irma. (more...)
Researchers Say Hurricane Irma Made Worse by Climate Change Researchers Say Hurricane Irma Made Worse by Climate Change
- September 07, 2017

Mann recently appeared in Before the Flood , Leonardo DiCaprio's documentary on climate change. Dr. Mann stated that the frequency of hurricanes this season isn't as much cause for alarm as their rapid intensification. This is the crucial time to draw the links between these super storms and climate change. But we need to confront it before it gets worse. Trump's choice to head NASA is also a climate-change skeptic. (more...)
Woman presumed dead wakes up after an hour in Kerala's mortuary Woman presumed dead wakes up after an hour in Kerala's mortuary
- September 07, 2017

On Wednesday, 6 September, while being taken home in an ambulance, her relatives noticed that she was not breathing or moving, reported The News Minute . As her condition remained critical and even her vital organs had stopped functioning, doctors said the chances of a recovery were bleak and she was taken home. (more...)
Searchable Maps Show County Evacuation Zones Searchable Maps Show County Evacuation Zones
- September 07, 2017

Enter your address and the county will show you that information based on your location, as well as information about how storm surge could affect your home or business. (more...)
Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz back in Bucks County court Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz back in Bucks County court
- September 07, 2017

Having already reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid the death penalty, DiNardo may well chart this course. The charges were forwarded to Bucks County Court. Both men are being held without bail. Investigators believe the victims were killed at the 70-acre property owned by the DiNardo family. Both DiNardo and Kratz are charged with the killing Finochiarro, Meo, and Sturgis, on July 7. (more...)
Huntington Beach Police Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Details Huntington Beach Police Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Details
- September 07, 2017

That's when an officer-involved shooting occurred, Huntington Beach police said. It was not known if the second officer was transported. Orange County sheriff's detectives were sent to investigate the shooting, according to the Orange County Sheriff's department. (more...)
Japan, South Korea can buy more US military equipment Japan, South Korea can buy more US military equipment
- September 07, 2017

Following U.S. warnings to North Korea of a "massive military response", South Korea's military on Monday fired missiles into the sea to simulate an attack on the North's main nuclear test site a day after Pyongyang detonated its largest ever nuclear test explosion. (more...)
Donald Trump visits Texas again, says evacuated families are 'happy' Donald Trump visits Texas again, says evacuated families are 'happy'
- September 07, 2017

At the conclusion of his Texas visit, Trump talked about the recovery efforts, saying, "It'll get done very quickly". And it's unclear exactly how many people still need to be rescued, Texas Military Department spokesman Lt. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos , Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson , Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and acting Homeland Security Elaine Duke are along for the trip, as are Chief of Staff John Kelly and Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert. (more...)
OR sues Trump administration over DACA rollback OR sues Trump administration over DACA rollback
- September 07, 2017

In the House, the American Hope Act co-sponsored by 138 Democrats would codify DACA; in the Senate, the bipartisan Dream Act is co-sponsored by Sen. The suit alleges the Trump Administration decision to abruptly rescind DACA violates the Constitution and rule that allows individuals to reply on government action. (more...)
Taco Bell Employees Fatally Shoot Armed Robber Taco Bell Employees Fatally Shoot Armed Robber
- September 07, 2017

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner discharged the 24-year-old man's character on Thursday. Raymond Thompson, 34, of Avondale, was arrested after police said he attacked another man at the restaurant on Winton Road in Springfield Township Aug. (more...)
Theresa May discusses 'humanitarian law' with Saudi Arabia and ending Yemen war Theresa May discusses 'humanitarian law' with Saudi Arabia and ending Yemen war
- September 07, 2017

A Number 10 spokesman said: "They discussed Yemen , the need to bring the conflict to an end, and the continued importance of demonstrating compliance with global humanitarian law". The UN Human Rights Office has lashed out at the global body's Human Rights Council for neglecting its responsibility with regard to launching an investigation into the massive rights violations in Yemen . (more...)
15 states, including DC sue Trump administration over repealing DACA 15 states, including DC sue Trump administration over repealing DACA
- September 07, 2017

Schumer called on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to put legislation on the floor immediately. "The Trump administration's decision to end DACA is cruel , inhumane and devastating", Schneiderman said in a statement . Among those protesting was Patricia Lara, 29, who was a DACA recipient . On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the president's decision , which will now leave it up to Congress to pass a legislative replacement in the next six months. (more...)
Putin says North Korea sanctions are 'useless' and 'ineffective' Putin says North Korea sanctions are 'useless' and 'ineffective'
- September 07, 2017

We must not yield to emotions or try to drive North Korea into a corner. The measure also would freeze all of the North's and Kim's foreign financial assets, and outlaw North Korean textiles exports. Afterward, Trump threatened to halt all trade with any country that does business with Kim Jong Un's regime. China announced a full ban on imports of coal, iron, and seafood among other goods from North Korea as of August 15, thus depriving Pyongyang of major export revenues. (more...)
South Korea, Japan feel heat as North Korea aims nukes at US South Korea, Japan feel heat as North Korea aims nukes at US
- September 07, 2017

The United States is considering, in addition to other options, stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea. Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses a plenary session titled "The Russian Far East: Creating a New Reality" at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia , on Thursday. (more...)
Two army porters injured in cross LoC firing in Poonch Two army porters injured in cross LoC firing in Poonch
- September 07, 2017

Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir: A top Army commander today said the surgical strikes carried out a year ago at terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir were meant to convey the message that the Line of Control can be breached whenever the need arises. (more...)
Four Christians beheaded in latest Islamist atrocity in Kenya Four Christians beheaded in latest Islamist atrocity in Kenya
- September 07, 2017

He said the attackers surrounded all the victims' houses making it hard for them to escape. He added that the four were from the villages of Bobo and Silini in Hindi Lamu. "I am also heading there", said Mr Kitiyo. Due to its close proximity to the porous Kenya-Somali border, Lamu County has witnessed numerous attacks from the Somali based al-Qaeda affiliated al-Shabaab militant group, which has claimed more than 20 lives in the past three weeks. (more...)
Ex-Turkish minister among nine charged in U.S. over Iran sanctions Ex-Turkish minister among nine charged in U.S. over Iran sanctions
- September 07, 2017

Zeybekci also said the case against Caglayan remained unverified. The charges stem from the case against Reza Zarrab, a wealthy Turkish-Iranian gold trader who was arrested in the United States over sanctions evasion previous year. As part of that scheme, Zarrab and others used front companies and fake invoices to trick USA banks into processing transactions disguised to appear as though they involved food, and thus were exempt from the sanctions, prosecutors have said. (more...)
EPS has lost majority, order floor test: Dhinakaran tells governor EPS has lost majority, order floor test: Dhinakaran tells governor
- September 07, 2017

Vidyasagar Rao and demanded an immediate floor test in the Assembly for the government. Talking to reporters after meeting the Governor at Raj Bhavan along with the three MLAs and some MPs, Dhinakaran said he had urged him to act as per the letters given by 19 MLAs earlier withdrawing their support and direct the Chief Minister to seek a trust vote to prevent horse trading. (more...)
Michael Bennett accuses Las Vegas police of racially motivated violence Michael Bennett accuses Las Vegas police of racially motivated violence
- September 07, 2017

They told us to get out. Bennett explained in a letter he shared on Twitter on Wednesday that he was leaving the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas following the Floyd Mayweather Jr. "Due to Bennett's actions, and the information the officers had at the time, they believed that Bennett may have been involved in the shooting and they gave chase", McMahill continued. (more...)
Lahore: Logo of Independence Cup unveiled at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore: Logo of Independence Cup unveiled at Gaddafi Stadium
- September 07, 2017

The sporting scene of Pakistan is buzzing with the arrival of the World XI in Lahore, next week. He said when he was the appointed chairman, the patron said there were two main objectives - to revive worldwide cricket in Pakistan and to have an improvement in cricket ranking. (more...)
U.S. to Deploy Four Additional THAAD Systems in South Korea
- September 07, 2017

An official in rural Seonju said Thursday that 38 people, including six police officers, were injured in the clashes. Residents of Seongju, a county some 300 kilometers south of Seoul, stage a protest against the installation of a USA missile defense system in front of a village office in the county on September 6, 2017. (more...)
Mnuchin: Sanctions on countries trading with NK ready for Trump to sign Mnuchin: Sanctions on countries trading with NK ready for Trump to sign
- September 07, 2017

Antonio Guterres says it's "absolutely crucial" that the U.N. Security Council is united in dealing with North Korea's nuclear and missile tests and that the U.S., Russia, China, Japan and South Korea use one strategy. Trump has offered "conceptual approval" on the purchase of billions of dollars' worth of USA military weapons and equipment by South Korea. Geng says the THAAD system would aggravate tensions on the Korean Peninsula and jeopardize the strategic and security interests of China ... (more...)
Mattis says U.S. could 'annihilate' North Korea if it wanted to Mattis says U.S. could 'annihilate' North Korea if it wanted to
- September 07, 2017

The United States wants the Security Council to impose an oil embargo on North Korea, ban the country's exports of textiles and the hiring of North Korean laborers overseas and subject leader Kim Jong Un to an asset freeze and travel ban, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Wednesday. (more...)

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