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Chelsea Manning Tells Audience: I Am Not an 'American Traitor' Chelsea Manning Tells Audience: I Am Not an 'American Traitor'
- September 18, 2017

Manning was convicted in 2013 of leaking a trove of classified documents. "Seeing her in person offers, perhaps, the best way to decipher that". Harvard withdrew its fellowship offer to Chelsea Manning last week after CIA Director Mike Pompeo refused to speak there (he called Manning an "American traitor"), but the military whistleblower and transgender activist pushed back on that assessment during a weekend appearance in MA. (more...)
Giro d'Italia to Start in Israel Giro d'Italia to Start in Israel
- September 18, 2017

It is the first time ever a Grand Tour will start outside of Europe. Friday 4 May 2018 will be a historic date for the Giro d'Italia and the whole world of cycling. The finale is uphill, with the gradient increasing from light to more demanding. After the start, the route undulates around Acri and includes the first GPM (KOM) of 2018 Giro in Zikron Yakov. (more...)
Heavy rain causes widespread damage in Kerala Heavy rain causes widespread damage in Kerala
- September 18, 2017

According to authorities, many parts of Palakkad is experiencing heavy rain for the past three days and widespread destruction and agricultural crop loss have been reported in the interior areas. Rain occurred at most places in Lakshadweep, India Meteorological department officials here said. Currently, eight relief camps are functioning in the districts Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode and Palakkad with 236 persons accommodated, State Emergency Operations Centre ( SEOC ) head scientist ... (more...)
United States bombers, fighter jets in bombing drill over Korean peninsula - South Korea United States bombers, fighter jets in bombing drill over Korean peninsula - South Korea
- September 18, 2017

Security Council press statement, and lashed out at the latest U.N. sanctions on the DPRK in response to its nuclear programs. North Korea launched a missile over Japan on Friday, its second in the past three weeks, and conducted its sixth and by far most powerful nuclear test on September 3, in defiance of worldwide pressure. (more...)
Women vent ire on TS Govt, make bonfire of Bathukamma sarees Women vent ire on TS Govt, make bonfire of Bathukamma sarees
- September 18, 2017

Reacting to queries that some women complained and protested in few places over alleged poor quality of sarees, Iyer and Principal Secretary of the Industries Jayesh Ranjan said there is no compromise with regard to quality of sarees. The government accused the Opposition of playing a role in the controversy. The sarees will be distributed from Sept 18 to 20. There were some early birds like Fathima who said she was happy to get her saree even though she does not celebrate Bathukamma. (more...)
Sens. Collins, King in the spotlight on latest Obamacare repeal attempt Sens. Collins, King in the spotlight on latest Obamacare repeal attempt
- September 18, 2017

Starting in 2027, Cassidy-Graham would likely be even more damaging than a straight repeal-without-replace bill because it would add large cuts to the rest of Medicaid - on top of eliminating the Medicaid expansion - by imposing a per capita cap on the entire program. (more...)
Search resumes for missing motorist who disappeared during Amber Alert Search resumes for missing motorist who disappeared during Amber Alert
- September 18, 2017

Searches in Lachute over the weekend turned up no sign of the missing man. The Sûreté du Québec resumed its search Monday morning for Yvon Lacasse, a 71-year-old man who has been missing since his vehicle was stolen at a highway rest area in Lachute during last Friday's Amber Alert. (more...)
NPP's Mac Manu joins IDU to observe German election
- September 18, 2017

The party, which Gauland had a hand in founding four years ago, now has legislators in 13 out of Germany's 16 states, and is trying for seats in the national Bundestag in German's Sept 24 elections. During Merkels only debate with Martin Schulz, her main centre-left opponent — with an emphasis on centre — the two appeared to be nodding along with each others main points. (more...)
Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77 Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77
- September 18, 2017

Petrov died in May at age 77 near Moscow, though news of this death is just surfacing now. "All my subordinates were confused, so I started shouting orders at them to avoid panic", he said. " After reading this report, I was as if struck by thunder ", Karl Schumacher wrote in his blog. Schumacher flew to Russian Federation to find the man who saved the world , and found him living in a flat in Fryazino, northeast of Moscow. (more...)
Iran warns against U.S. 'wrong move' on nuclear deal Iran warns against U.S. 'wrong move' on nuclear deal
- September 18, 2017

Despite the 2015 so-called nuke deal aiming to curb Iran's nuclear power and to lift worldwide sanctions against the country, the U.S.is anxious about the Tehran government and its activities in the region. financial system. Ayatollah Khamenei stated that Iran started its nuclear program, because according to experts' estimates, the country needed to generate at least 20,000 megawatts of nuclear power, but the United States opposes Iran's nuclear program as it is basically opposed to ... (more...)
Epstein swaps US Senate for US House run Epstein swaps US Senate for US House run
- September 18, 2017

There are now two Michigan Republicans running for a Congressional seat opening up due to retirement. His announcement, however, came at a time when several other more-moderate Republicans seemed to be announcing their impending departures from Congress, suggesting that Trump's poor approval numbers across the USA may endanger some seats which have been considered relatively safe in the past. (more...)
Trump says 'bureaucracy' holding United Nations back Trump says 'bureaucracy' holding United Nations back
- September 18, 2017

Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the U.N., said Trump's criticisms were accurate at the time, but that it is now a "new day" at the U.N. An organization that "talked a lot but didn't have a lot of action" has given way to a "United Nations that's action-oriented", she said, noting the Security Council votes on North Korea this month. (more...)
Trump pushes United Nations reform as world leaders gather for crisis talks Trump pushes United Nations reform as world leaders gather for crisis talks
- September 18, 2017

He will be joined by his United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley and Secretary General Antonio Guterres, as well as leaders from 120 countries who have signed a communique in support of the United Nations chief's reform agenda. "I personally think he slaps the right people, he hugs the right people, and he comes out with the USA being very strong in the end", U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Friday about the speech. (more...)
Hurricane Maria forecast to become Category 4 storm Hurricane Maria forecast to become Category 4 storm
- September 18, 2017

All three countries are on a hurricane warning or watch for Maria, along with Guadeloupe, Dominica and Martinique and the British overseas territory of Montserrat. Since Aug. 25, the USA has suffered an estimated $143 billion in damage from Texas flooding caused by Harvey and damage to Florida by Irma, according to Enki Research in Savannah, Georgia. (more...)
Bid to poison Aligarh madrasa students foiled, FIR registered Bid to poison Aligarh madrasa students foiled, FIR registered
- September 18, 2017

He raised an alarm despite being threatened by one of the youths with a country made pistol. The incident has been reported a month after Hamid Ansari during his last days in office stated that there is "a sense of insecurity" creeping in among the Muslims in India. (more...)
North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans
- September 18, 2017

But experts have challenged claims that the oil sanctions will exert sufficient pressure on the North Korean economy to convince the regime to change course. Abe applauded the security council's "swift and unanimous" adoption of the sanctions resolution, but added that "we must not be simply complacent with the adoption of these sanctions". (more...)
Goa to ban drinking in public places, says CM Manohar Parrikar Goa to ban drinking in public places, says CM Manohar Parrikar
- September 18, 2017

Drinking liquor at beaches in Goa has already been banned by the state government. Parrikar further asserted that the government will also impose fines or cancel the licence of the liquor shops that allow people to drink near it. Also, he said, "There is a penalty to the two-wheeler drivers who are driving without a helmet". So, consuming of the alcohol in the public places bans from the next month in Goa . (more...)
North Korea may conduct another nuclear test, missile launch, South Korea warns North Korea may conduct another nuclear test, missile launch, South Korea warns
- September 18, 2017

The country fired its latest missile over Japan on Friday, in what was described as its farthest-reaching test. The US military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russian Federation and China began naval exercises ahead of a UN General Assembly meeting on Tuesday where North Korea's nuclear threat is likely to loom large. (more...)
Man blows up house to cover murder of wife Man blows up house to cover murder of wife
- September 18, 2017

Her body was found in the rubble Friday morning. He is being held on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide, arson and recklessly endangering safety. The death remains under investigation by the City of Madison Police and Fire Departments, the Wisconsin Department of Justice Office of the State Fire Marshall, the ATF the Dane County Medical Examiner. (more...)
Nepal holds third, final phase of local polls Nepal holds third, final phase of local polls
- September 18, 2017

Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav cast his ballot in Rajbiraj Municipality-2 of Saptari district. However, an all-party meeting is yet to be held to decide when to start the counting. Earlier, the Rastriya Janta Party Nepal had boycotted the first and second phases of local polls after the government failed to address their demands including constitution amendment and increasing local levels in Madhesh in proportion to its population among others. (more...)
Disbelief, outrage and shrugs: How Trump's bipartisan immigration dinner shuffled the swamp Disbelief, outrage and shrugs: How Trump's bipartisan immigration dinner shuffled the swamp
- September 18, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that no agreement had been struck on the status of young illegal immigrants, adding, "I think the president unde". On Fox News, Carlson led off his Thursday night show with a stinging rejection of Trump's position that allowing hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States does not amount to "amnesty". (more...)
Bangladesh charges Myanmar with violating its air space Bangladesh charges Myanmar with violating its air space
- September 18, 2017

Rights group say Myanmar's army has used the ARSA's attacks as cover to try to push out the estimated 1.1 million Rohingya population. Myanmar tries to keep foreigners out of the Rohingya areas, but I've managed to get there twice in the last few years, and even then Rohingya were confined to concentration camps or to remote villages. (more...)
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) Stake Raised by Chilton Investment Co. LLC
- September 18, 2017

The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc acquired 4,036 shares as Thermo Fisher Scientific ( TMO)'s stock rose 8.13%. (more...)
Kate McKinnon Thanks Hillary Clinton In Her Emotional Emmys Acceptance Speech Kate McKinnon Thanks Hillary Clinton In Her Emotional Emmys Acceptance Speech
- September 18, 2017

To sound the same? Between the Emmys, the Miss America Pageant was very politicized , our sports have become very politicized - and it looks like the ratings are suffering. Conway congratulated former White House Communications Director Sean Spicer for his "introspection and good humor", referring to his cameo on the award show , but then pivoted back to criticizing the event. (more...)
USA aircraft carrier to conduct joint drill in S.Korea USA aircraft carrier to conduct joint drill in S.Korea
- September 18, 2017

China's foreign ministry said Monday that military threats being made by North Korea and the US were counterproductive. The North wants its neighbor to end its military drills with the U.S., saying such joint exercises are rehearsals for a war against North Korea . (more...)
Cuomo: Dems Must 'Exercise Extreme Caution' With Trump on DACA
- September 18, 2017

In a week of conflicting statements , the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program, an immigration program that offers protection to numerous medical students, remains uncertain. Basically, there would be certain conditions that they would have to meet in order to be able to move towards a path to citizenship. And two, under no current circumstance is it a time to expect a victory and to celebrate. (more...)
Earnings Clues on Leucadia National Corporation (LUK), DaVita Inc. (DVA) Analyst's Predictions
- September 18, 2017

BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Leucadia National Corporation by 3,309.8% in the 1st quarter. A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in LUK. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.15 EPS. The conglomerate reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.30 by ($0.14). (more...)
Mueller's investigation is reportedly sparking White House legal drama, intrigue, mutual suspicion Mueller's investigation is reportedly sparking White House legal drama, intrigue, mutual suspicion
- September 18, 2017

A lawyer brought in by President Donald Trump to assist with the sprawling Russian Federation investigation was overheard airing his grievances about Donald McGahn, the White House counsel, at a popular Washington, D.C., steakhouse by a New York Times reporter. (more...)
Civilians Killed in Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen's Ma'rib Civilians Killed in Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen's Ma'rib
- September 18, 2017

The Saudi coalition, that consists of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Sudan and others, has imposed economic sanctions on the country which the rights groups claim has led to a major humanitarian crisis further elevated by the outbreak of cholera epidemic. (more...)
United States to dump Iran deal unless IAEA toughens monitoring policy
- September 18, 2017

In a message read out by US Energy Secretary Rick Perry in Vienna, Trump stressed the US would "not accept a weakly enforced or inadequately monitored deal". In addition to discussing Iran's military entrenchment in Syria, Netanyahu is also expected to express Israel's opposition to the Iranian nuclear agreement brokered by the Obama administration and other world powers. (more...)

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