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Trump ally Stone flatly rejects allegations of Russian Federation collusion Trump ally Stone flatly rejects allegations of Russian Federation collusion
- September 26, 2017

Heading into Tuesday's appearance, Stone has been vocal in insisting he has done nothing improper and in his criticism of the House Intelligence panel's efforts. The House panel is investigating the Russian interference. One example is ranking member Adam Schiff's comments in a hearing asking, "Is it a coincidence that Roger Stone predicted that John Podesta would be a victim of a Russian hack and have his private emails published, and did so even before Mr. (more...)
Three Semis, Truck Crash on I-80 Near Joliet; Fatality Involved Three Semis, Truck Crash on I-80 Near Joliet; Fatality Involved
- September 26, 2017

I-80 Crash 1One person was killed and one other was injured in a fiery crash involving three semi-trailer trucks on Interstate 80 near Joliet on September 26, 2017. Their ages and genders were not immediately known. Police say I-80 eastbound lanes will be shut down for at least a couple of hours. Check back for details on this developing story . (more...)
Twitter explains why it won't delete Trump's threatening tweets
- September 26, 2017

She voiced South Korean support for the US -led strategy of "maximum pressure" on North Korea as a tool to get Pyongyang to negotiate on denuclearization of the Korean peninsula - not at toppling the North Korean government. The U.N. charter acknowledges all member states' independent rights to self-defense. After that, the North severed a tenuous diplomatic channel to the State Department, which was renewed once Trump took office. (more...)
Venezuela slams U.S. travel ban, calls for talks Venezuela slams U.S. travel ban, calls for talks
- September 26, 2017

The government says it wants to be sure it can verify the identity of those visitors and check their names against local records of criminals and potential terrorists. Trump's proclamation outlines, in some detail, the new limitations on travelers from each of the affected countries. Taylor described what he said was "our guiding principle". (more...)
Brexit: UK leader, European Union official to hold Downing Street talks Brexit: UK leader, European Union official to hold Downing Street talks
- September 26, 2017

However, before Varadkar's meeting with the British Prime Minister, he will be discussing all things rugby as Ireland makes one last big effort in their bid to host the World Cup. He also praised her assertion that there should be "no physical infrastructure" on the Irish border after Brexit . But it is understood he will repeat his concern that a satisfactory solution on the border issue has not been presented. (more...)
North Korea FM says Donald Trump declares war on his country North Korea FM says Donald Trump declares war on his country
- September 26, 2017

North Korea's foreign minister accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war against his country and said Pyongyang was ready to defend itself by shooting down US bombers. Kang said that the North Korea issue is the "most hard challenge" that South Korea and the US are now facing but emphasized that the challenge has made their alliance "even stronger". (more...)
SEC chair only notified of 2016 agency hack in August SEC chair only notified of 2016 agency hack in August
- September 26, 2017

The statement said the software was patched quickly after the hack was uncovered in 2016, although the possibility that some may have used it to make illegal profits was only discovered last month. The hearing by the Senate Banking Committee, which had been scheduled prior to the disclosure of the breach last Wednesday, will offer lawmakers, companies and investors the first opportunity to hear from SEC chief Jay Clayton on the incident. (more...)
North Korea says Trump has 'declared war' on his country North Korea says Trump has 'declared war' on his country
- September 26, 2017

The new proclamation doesn't specifically include an exception for bona fide relationships. The ban applies to citizens of the eight countries - Chad , Iran , Venezuela , Libya , North Korea , Somalia , Syria , and Yemen - but the restrictions vary from country to country. (more...)
North Korea accuses President Trump of declaring war North Korea accuses President Trump of declaring war
- September 26, 2017

President Donald Trump and his hardening stance against the North's nuclear weapons program. On Saturday, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighters flew east of North Korea in a show of force after a heated exchange of rhetoric between Trump and Kim over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. (more...)
Trump says National Football League anthem protests unrelated to race Trump says National Football League anthem protests unrelated to race
- September 26, 2017

Basketball legend LeBron James who tweeted over the weekend that "going to White House was a great honour until you showed up!" saying the protests are not about disrespect of the flag and the United States military, but about equality and saluting Kaepernick. (more...)
White House: Trump's National Football League fight is about 'honoring the flag' White House: Trump's National Football League fight is about 'honoring the flag'
- September 26, 2017

Sanders was asked during the White House press briefing on Monday what message Trump meant to send by "emphasizing sports " with his tweets about the national anthem protests, while seeming to ignore other issues like the hurricane recovery effort in Puerto Rico. (more...)
Qatar Airways places $2.2B Boeing order Qatar Airways places $2.2B Boeing order
- September 26, 2017

The Oneworld carrier's chief executive Akbar Al Baker hinted during a 25 September press conference that the airline could potentially order a third 747-8F, citing strong demand in its cargo business. Qatar Airways now operates a fleet of almost 100 Boeing widebody airplanes - including 34 777-300ERs out of an initial order for 44 - and has more than 100 additional Boeing aircraft on order. (more...)
China's fuel exports to North Korea slow further: customs
- September 26, 2017

China imported 1.64 million tons of coal from Kim Jong Un's regime in August, the first such shipments since February, according to General Administration of Customs data emailed Tuesday. ICBC Vice President Wang Jingdong told reporters during a briefing the bank will "strictly implement UN Security Council decisions related to North Korea and carefully fulfill relevant worldwide responsibility". (more...)
Twitter Explains Why Trump Doesn't Get Suspended Twitter Explains Why Trump Doesn't Get Suspended
- September 26, 2017

Among the considerations is "newsworthiness " and whether a Tweet is of public interest. It says the policy has been internal, but its public-facing rules will be updated to reflect it. Trump is known to be outspoken and threatens to do many things over social media, but this particular utterance is being used by North Korean official as a declaration of war and as potential justification for shooting down USA military planes, even if they're not flying over North Korean airspace. (more...)
Las Palmas coach Manolo Marquez resigns after six LaLiga matches Las Palmas coach Manolo Marquez resigns after six LaLiga matches
- September 26, 2017

Manolo Marquez has resigned as the head coach of Spanish top-division football club Las Palmas, it was announced on Tuesday morning. Coaches Juan Carlos Valeron and Paquito Ortiz will take charge of the first team until a permanent replacement is found. (more...)
Forecast: Seasonal temps and rain moving into the area Forecast: Seasonal temps and rain moving into the area
- September 26, 2017

South southeast wind 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming north in the afternoon. Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1 p.m. then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. The chance of rain will increase through Tuesday , reaching a half-inch to 1 inch, for areas north of the Missouri River, according to the weather service. (more...)
Donald Trump's USA travel ban extended to North Korea, Chad and Venezuela Donald Trump's USA travel ban extended to North Korea, Chad and Venezuela
- September 26, 2017

The new restrictions on Chad and North Korea are a broad ban on nationals from those countries entering the U.S. For Venezuela, restrictions apply to government officials and their immediate family. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that with the new restrictions, "the President is carrying out his duty to protect the American people". Yemeni demonstrators protest President Donald Trump's travel order February 2 in NY. (more...)
TBI: Middle TN man shot, killed after threatening officers with gun TBI: Middle TN man shot, killed after threatening officers with gun
- September 26, 2017

TBI spokesperson Susan Niland said the man was armed with a handgun and refused verbal commands to drop the weapon. One officer attempted to disarm the man with a Taser, which was ineffective. The man's name has not been released at this time. Neither of the officers were injured, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed. When TBI agents have completed their investigation, they will send their findings to Helper for review. (more...)
Tokyo stocks slip by break on US-North Korea row
- September 26, 2017

In Japan, the Nikkei 225 was down 0.33% at 20,330.19, as they yen weakened 0.07% against the dollar to last trade at JPY 111.81. The 2.28% gain in the energy sub-index was offset by losses in retailers and telecommunication services stocks. (more...)
Taoiseach to discuss Brexit with British PM in London Taoiseach to discuss Brexit with British PM in London
- September 26, 2017

Mr Varadkar also said divorce talks with Brussels have so far made insufficient progress to allow starting negotiations on a post-Brexit trade deal. She also said the European court could help enforce the rights of EU nationals - easing back a previous red line - and admitted that bringing in tougher immigration measures would take time, raising the possibility that free movement rules could essentially stay in place for longer. (more...)
Labour divisions exposed as conference vote on Brexit ruled out Labour divisions exposed as conference vote on Brexit ruled out
- September 26, 2017

A spokesman for Khan said at the time that the mayor "has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks urging Londoners not to be alarmed when they saw more police -including armed officers-on the streets". (more...)
First openly bisexual U.S. governor Kate Brown announces reelection bid
- September 26, 2017

She's overseen a historic minimum wage hike, enacted one of the nation's strongest mandatory paid sick leave laws, and signed bills requiring background checks on private gun sales, phasing out coal-fired power plants and instating a first-in-the-nation law that registers residents to vote when they get a driver's license. (more...)
Photo of Chicago Cops Kneeling, Raising Fists Prompts Reprimand Photo of Chicago Cops Kneeling, Raising Fists Prompts Reprimand
- September 26, 2017

The two African-American officers are seen kneeling beside a woman whose head is bowed. One of the officers rests his hand on her shoulder. The anthem protests were launched previous year by former San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick, who said he was taking a stand against police brutality toward African Americans. (more...)
United States keeps up diplomatic efforts to deal with North Korea crisis United States keeps up diplomatic efforts to deal with North Korea crisis
- September 26, 2017

Ri was speaking this morning in NY, where United Nations meetings have been going on since last week. North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho speaks outside the U.N. bombers and flight escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. (more...)
Patanjali Head Acharya Balkrishna Makes It To Hurun Rich List Patanjali Head Acharya Balkrishna Makes It To Hurun Rich List
- September 26, 2017

The sixth edition of the Hurun India Rich List 2017 saw 617 individuals with a cutoff of Rs 1,000 crores, compared to 339 a year ago. Patanjali , with a turnover of Rs 10,561 crore in 2016-2017 has been a close competition to major global brands. (more...)
There might be a very surprising cameo in Thor: Ragnarok There might be a very surprising cameo in Thor: Ragnarok
- September 26, 2017

I wouldn't have personally chosen the hulking Damon to play a Hiddleston doppelgänger, but perhaps that is all part of the comedy. He added: "She has the same sort of attitude that I like to think I follow, which is just to kind of turn up, do the work, have fun, treat everyone with respect, get on with it". (more...)
Rio Ferdinand tells Liverpool which defender they should have signed Rio Ferdinand tells Liverpool which defender they should have signed
- September 26, 2017

Saturday's 1-0 loss to United means Southampton have already lost 11 top-flight matches in 2017 - as many as they did in the whole of 2016 - and have failed to score in eight of their last nine Premier League matches on home turf. Southampton defender Maya Yoshida knows Virgil van Dijk's return to the squad will make it even more hard to hold down a place in the starting line-up but says the increased competition can only be good for the Premier League club. (more...)
Secret Ballot Producer Marco Muller finds no plagiarisation in Newton Secret Ballot Producer Marco Muller finds no plagiarisation in Newton
- September 26, 2017

Directed by Amit Masurkar, 'Newton' is a film about a government employee who is sent to a Naxal-controlled region of Chhattisgarh to ensure that voting takes place smoothly in the area. " Newton is an award victor from Berlin Fest and I can promise you those curators watch more films in a year than rest of us do in a lifetime". The film had its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival where the jury was highly impressed by the concept. (more...)
United Trying to Identify Fans Sung Offensive Romelu Lukaku Song United Trying to Identify Fans Sung Offensive Romelu Lukaku Song
- September 26, 2017

The Belgian has given United's attack a different dimension as well as more pace. "I knew he would score goals, more for us than he did for Everton or West Brom, that is logical, but I was not expecting him match after match to put the ball in the net", the Portuguese said. (more...)
Los Angeles police searching for possible kidnapping suspect, victim Los Angeles police searching for possible kidnapping suspect, victim
- September 26, 2017

Witnesses in the 100 block of West 79th Street heard someone yell for help. CCTV shows a light grey four-door sedan reversing before coming to a stop on West 79th Street, where a man gets out and approaches a female pedestrian. As he walks around to the driver's side, she tries to exit, but is pulled back in, apparently by a second suspect in the vehicle. The auto drove off westbound. (more...)

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