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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 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...)
Germany's far right: From the AfD to neo-Nazis Germany's far right: From the AfD to neo-Nazis
- September 26, 2017

We prefer bikinis" and "New Germans? We will hunt Mrs. Merkel or whomever. "Bringing a million people to this country takes a piece of our country away", he said. Speaking from Berlin on Sunday evening, Jackson Janes , president of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, told NPR that the AfD's feat was a result of "a mixture of fear, fatigue and frustration: a mobilized fear of immigrants, fatigue after 12 years of Merkel in office, and frustration with political party ... (more...)
Trump's North Korea tweet 'newsworthy'
- September 26, 2017

Trump routinely walks the line when it comes to Twitter's abuse and safety rules, and given that newsworthiness is a consideration in how to respond, it's tough to imagine a scenario in which he might cross the line. When the company was further questioned on why such exceptions were being made, Twitter stated it would soon be updating its public policy to better reflect the criteria that such content is judged upon, Business Insider reported. (more...)
LeBlanc commits to Obama-era sexual assault protections LeBlanc commits to Obama-era sexual assault protections
- September 26, 2017

White told students in a letter Friday. The Obama administration issued guidance to colleges and universities in 2011 that changed the way schools should handle sexual assaults under Title IX, a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on sex. (more...)
Man Suspected of Limerick Twp. Shooting Found Dead Man Suspected of Limerick Twp. Shooting Found Dead
- September 26, 2017

Anyone with information is asked to contact Limerick Township Police at 610-495-7909. The Chester County District Attorney's Office confirmed confirmed that Gregory Feldman shot himself in the parking lot of a Wawa in Schuylkill Township. (more...)
Love just happens sometimes: Frances Abbott Love just happens sometimes: Frances Abbott
- September 26, 2017

A daughter of former Australian PM Tony Abbott has become the face of a new advert urging the nation to legalise same-sex marriage, putting her at odds with the views of her father. "It just happened, it never really changed anything". "You can't help who you fall in love with", she said. 'To see aunty Chris marry Virginia, to do it here in front of friends of family, it would be so special and I'm so, so hoping that's something that I get to be a part of'. (more...)
Over 6000 People Evacuated in Vanuatu Over Volcano Eruption Alert Over 6000 People Evacuated in Vanuatu Over Volcano Eruption Alert
- September 26, 2017

He said that it's hard to say whether there will be a major eruption, and that those who have been evacuated will just have to sit and wait. "With the seismic machine, we can measure what's happening but we can't really predict what the volcano will do next", he said. (more...)
In Bengaluru students' group selfie, one of them seen drowning in background In Bengaluru students' group selfie, one of them seen drowning in background
- September 26, 2017

Superintendent of police of Ramanagara, Ramesh Banoth said, the students were looking into the mobile for the selfie when Vishwas drowned. Reportedly, the incident came to light after Vishwas' friends started searching for him and came across a picture that captured the boy drowning, while they struck poses for the camera. (more...)
Iraq's Kurdish Region Votes In Controversial Independence Referendum Iraq's Kurdish Region Votes In Controversial Independence Referendum
- September 26, 2017

Voting was open to up to 5.2 million registered Kurds, including those living overseas, as well as resident non-Kurds, according to the referendum commission. Although some argue that the US believes now is not the right time to hold the referendum, there is no doubt that Americans do sympathize with the Kurdish aspiration. (more...)
First group of Manus detainees depart for USA resettlement First group of Manus detainees depart for USA resettlement
- September 26, 2017

The move was flagged on Wednesday by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who said it was a sign of the strong relationship Australia shared with America. 'What happens to those left behind?' But the Manus centre is due to be closed , and determining what to do with the more than 1,000 people still held there and on Nauru has been a longstanding political problem for Australia. (more...)

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