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Commander says Iraq launches operation near Syrian border Commander says Iraq launches operation near Syrian border
- September 16, 2017

The statement added that pro-government volunteer fighters were engaged in an operation to secure the Iraqi-Syrian border and purge it of Daesh Takfiris. Iraqi forces captured the whole of the IS-held city of Mosul in July, which was seized by jihadis in their 2014 campaign in Syria and Iraq. Iraqi forces on Saturday attacked an ISIL desert outpost in Akashat, a town in mainly Sunni Arab Anbar province that lies about 100 kilometres south of the extremists' border bastion of Al Qaim. (more...)
IRMA AFTERMATH | Nursing home deaths spur efforts to protect elderly IRMA AFTERMATH | Nursing home deaths spur efforts to protect elderly
- September 16, 2017

John Tupps, Scott's communications director, alleged that, "Every call made to the governor from facility management was referred to the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health and quickly returned". "Most of the patients have been treated for respiratory distress, dehydration and heat-related issues", Dr. "People are just absolutely shocked that someone in a staff would not know enough that a frail elderly person is dying of heat exhaustion and would at ... (more...)
Anti-doping leaders want Russian Federation excluded from Winter Games Anti-doping leaders want Russian Federation excluded from Winter Games
- September 16, 2017

In a statement issued at the end of a two-day meeting in Denver, Colorado, officials charged the International Olympic Committee had failed to hold Russian Federation accountable despite evidence of widespread state-sponsored doping over a wide array of sports . (more...)
Trump Supporters Burn MAGA Caps Over DACA Amnesty Trump Supporters Burn MAGA Caps Over DACA Amnesty
- September 16, 2017

The president denied their statement in a tweet Thursday morning saying, "No deal was made last night on DACA". And House Speaker Paul Ryan announced "There is no agreement". "We need to look at the whole picture and ensure that we are not creating piecemeal solutions that are going to continue to divide families", said CASA director of organizing Elizabth Alex. (more...)
Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic
- September 16, 2017

Meteorologists say Jose could produce direct impacts next week from North Carolina northward to New England. AccuWeather hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski said on Thursday that Jose was expected to fluctuate between a minimal hurricane and tropical storm over the next several days. (more...)
Koala survives 16km drive hidden in wheel arch Koala survives 16km drive hidden in wheel arch
- September 16, 2017

The driver had driven from his home in the Adelaide Hills district to the city, a trip he estimated to be almost 16 kilometres, according to Brister. 'I've done hundreds of rescues but nothing like that, ' Ms Brister said. "I suspect the fireys may have used some very subtle engineering, but anyhow, the wheel came off", Mr Bigham said. (more...)
Egypt condemns 7 to death over Daesh links, Copt beheading Egypt condemns 7 to death over Daesh links, Copt beheading
- September 16, 2017

It also upheld the death sentences against three prominent figures of Muslim Brotherhood over the same charges. The ruling came after lawyers appealed the initial 2016 sentencing. But his death sentence verdict was overturned. Egypt listed the IS groups and their affiliates as "terrorist organizations" per a court ruling in November 2014. (more...)
Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid Preview
- September 16, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo returned to action to inspire his team in the Champions League on Wednesday night, with the Portuguese scoring twice in a 3-0 win over APOEL, which saw Real Madrid start their Group H campaign in style. Real Sociedad have had a flying start to the campaign and are second in the table on goal difference behind Barcelona with three wins from their first three league matches and a 4-0 victory over Rosenborg on Thursday to kick off their Europa League campaign. (more...)
Ryan Murder Case: CBSE Issues Circular on Child Safety to Schools Ryan Murder Case: CBSE Issues Circular on Child Safety to Schools
- September 16, 2017

Taking the security and safety of children seriously, on Wednesday, Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal asked Deputy Chief Minister and the Education Minister Manish Sisodia to make the safety and security measures suggested by the stakeholders compulsory for the recognition of the schools in the city. (more...)
Cryptocurrency litecoin loses half its value from high Cryptocurrency litecoin loses half its value from high
- September 16, 2017

Trading volume has fallen as regulators tightened controls. China's crackdown , which includes a ban on initial coin offerings announced last week, has fuelled a 30 per cent sell-off in bitcoin from its all-time high on Sept 1. China's Internet Financial Risk Rectification Work Leading Group, which is comprised of all of China's financial regulators including the People's Bank of China , issued the order in a statement late Thursday. (more...)
Kulbushan Yadav case: Pakistan to submit rejoinder in ICJ Kulbushan Yadav case: Pakistan to submit rejoinder in ICJ
- September 16, 2017

The spokesman also added that Kulbushan Yadav has confessed his crimes before media. After discussing with both India and Pakistan, President of the ICJ Ronny Abraham asked India to make its submission by 13 September. Earlier Kulbushan Jhadav was arrested from Balochistan near Pak-Iran border and his confessional statements were recorded and played in a press conference later. (more...)
Xylem Inc. New (NYSE:XYL) Hits 'Overbought' According to the RSI
- September 16, 2017

Janney Montgomery Scott upgraded shares of Xylem from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $50.00 to $52.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Most recently the business also announced a periodic dividend, expected to be paid on early Wed, Sep 20th. The stock declined 0.30% or $0.19 reaching $62.82 on the news. (more...)
Pakistan Prime Minister to attend United Nations General Assembly Pakistan Prime Minister to attend United Nations General Assembly
- September 16, 2017

His meeting with Pence, touted as one of the most important engagements of the prime minister is likely to take place on Tuesday and it would be the highest contact between the two sides since the announcement of Afghan policy on Aug 21 by US President Donald Trump . (more...)
Boris Johnson Repeats £350m For The NHS Claim In Telegraph Column Boris Johnson Repeats £350m For The NHS Claim In Telegraph Column
- September 16, 2017

Mr Johnson appeared to break with government policy by saying the United Kingdom should not pay for access to the European single market during a transition period, and returned to the controversial figure on the UK's contributions to the EU budget which has been widely condemned as false. (more...)
Pakistani judge sentences Christian to death over blasphemy Pakistani judge sentences Christian to death over blasphemy
- September 16, 2017

Most cases are filed against members of minority communities. Fox News quoted the defense lawyer Riaz Anjum as saying that the judge announced the verdict on Saturday a day earlier in the city of Gujrat. Last year, a student was beaten to death at his university after a debate in his dormitory. Right-wing vigilantes and mobs have taken the law into their own hands, killing at least 69 people over alleged blasphemy since 1990, according to an Al Jazeera tally. (more...)
Myanmar urged to halt attacks on Rohingya Myanmar urged to halt attacks on Rohingya
- September 16, 2017

An unprecedented 200,000 child refugees have fled Burma and are now in urgent need of help, the United Nations Children's Fund ( UNICEF ) has warned, as the Rohingya crisis reaches new proportions. A spokesman for the presidential office in Myanmar said Wednesday that Suu Kyi had called off her upcoming trip to the 72nd UN General Assembly in NY for two reasons. (more...)
Woman raped by cook, security guard inside temple in Mathura Woman raped by cook, security guard inside temple in Mathura
- September 16, 2017

Police said both the accused worked for the temple and one of them, Kanhaiya Yadav, a watchman, was arrested on Friday morning. The victim alleged she was raped on September 11 in the temple premises, police said. He added the victim has been sent to a hospital for medical examination. "If her allegation is found to be true, disciplinary action will be taken against the concerned officer". (more...)
Washington: Pakistan-India talks over Indus Water Treaty remain unsuccessful Washington: Pakistan-India talks over Indus Water Treaty remain unsuccessful
- September 16, 2017

It is also acclaimed as one of the most successful worldwide agreements for peacefully resolving previous water disputes between India and Pakistan. The statement added, "Both countries and the World Bank appreciated the discussions and reconfirmed their commitment to the preservation of the Treaty". (more...)
South Gujarat farmers oppose bullet train South Gujarat farmers oppose bullet train
- September 16, 2017

Addressing a press conference here, senior Congress leader and leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and AICC spokesperson RPN Singh said, 'the previous UPA Government had entrusted the task of giving feasibility report for this project, to Japan in December 2013. (more...)
Trump denounces 'loser terrorist' after London attack Trump denounces 'loser terrorist' after London attack
- September 16, 2017

Writing that London had been attacked by another "loser terrorist" who was " in the sights of Scotland Yard ", he demanded that police "must be proactive" and the internet should be cut off to stop extremism. Nick Timothy, former chief of staff to British Prime Minister Theresa May also branded the United States leader's tweet "unhelpful". May spoke after chairing the COBRA committee meeting and condemned the terror attack, she said that the United Kingdom terror threat level will stay ... (more...)
Trump responds to Parsons Green attack: US must be 'proactive & nasty' Trump responds to Parsons Green attack: US must be 'proactive & nasty'
- September 16, 2017

Trump's assessment followed news of an explosion going off in a London subway vehicle during the morning rush hour that injured at least 18 commuters and was labeled a terrorist attack by police. "The statement I made on Saturday, the first statement, was a fine statement". Craven said he managed to jump over a fence and run away down the train tracks. (more...)
Louis After Ex-Cop Acquitted In Anthony Lamar Smith Murder Case Louis After Ex-Cop Acquitted In Anthony Lamar Smith Murder Case
- September 16, 2017

Louis courthouse where former police officer Jason Stockley's murder trial was held. Stockley and his partner parked their vehicle behind Smith's , who responded by ramming the police auto and others in the lot before driving away. Concerns that the outcome might set off violent protests and memories of unrest over a different police shooting in Ferguson, only a few miles away from the scene of this shooting, were evident. (more...)
World's oldest person dies at 117 in Jamaica World's oldest person dies at 117 in Jamaica
- September 16, 2017

Ms Mosse-Brown became the oldest living person on April 15, 2017, following the death of Emma Morano . She had visits from Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Dr. In an exclusive interview with Loop News previous year, Brown reflected on life growing up in post-emancipation Jamaica , as the country remained under British rule and the island's black majority remained oppressed. (more...)
Ann Coulter to President Trump: Clear The White House, Start Over! Ann Coulter to President Trump: Clear The White House, Start Over!
- September 16, 2017

SCOTT DETROW, BYLINE: For a week it's been all about Chuck and Nancy. Chuck and Nancy seems to be sinking in. For one local recipient the news of a possible change made her feel better after last week's announcement that the program could be ending. (more...)
Injured In London Underground Train Blast Injured In London Underground Train Blast
- September 16, 2017

A timer was attached to the explosive device, police said. "I certainly saw some burn injuries there as well", one man told the BBC . British police and a series of British officials have criticized President Donald Trump after he spoke of a "loser terrorist" being behind the bomb attack on Friday in London , before they had identified a suspect or a group had claimed responsibility . (more...)
Infiltration bid foiled: 2 terrorists killed in J&K Infiltration bid foiled: 2 terrorists killed in J&K
- September 16, 2017

However, the Army foiled their bid and neutralised them in the process. The latest development came just hours after Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Arnia sector , killing livestock and damaging several properties. The Army's Northern Command said an operation was under way. The firing and heavy shelling by the Pakistani troops started at midnight and continued till 6:45 a.m. (more...)
President Trump calls for British police to be 'proactive' after terror attack President Trump calls for British police to be 'proactive' after terror attack
- September 16, 2017

The full Supreme Court concurred with Justice Anthony Kennedy on Tuesday to overturn a lower court's limits on the Trump administration's travel ban . He says it should be "tougher and more specific". "The travel ban into the United States should be far larger, tougher, and more specific - but stupidly, that would not be politically correct". (more...)
China opposes foreign funding in Northeast India China opposes foreign funding in Northeast India
- September 16, 2017

A memorandum of understanding to set up India Japan Act East Forum with an aim to marry India's Act East Policy with Japan's Free and Open Asia-Pacific strategy in the backdrop of China's One Belt One Road initiative is among the major agreements signed during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to India for the 12th Indo-Japan annual summit, experts said. (more...)
Trump is wrong to end protections for child immigrants Trump is wrong to end protections for child immigrants
- September 16, 2017

This week, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh joined attorneys general in California, Maine and Minnesota in a lawsuit against the Trump administration, claiming it violated the Constitution and federal laws by rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program ( DACA ). (more...)
Sena again questions feasibility of bullet train project Sena again questions feasibility of bullet train project
- September 16, 2017

The Sena had yesterday slammed the bullet train project, saying it was not a dream of the common man but that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi . The foundation stone of India's first high-profile high-speed rail project was jointly laid in Ahmedabad on Thursday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. (more...)

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