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European Union plans to allow Schengen border controls for 3 yrs for 'security' European Union plans to allow Schengen border controls for 3 yrs for 'security'
- September 28, 2017

At the same time, they should act only under strict conditions. Speaking at a news conference here Wednesday, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said that it is not only politically fair but also necessary from a security point of view that Bulgaria and Romania join Schengen , bta.bg correspondent informs. (more...)
Woman, 5-year-old child struck and killed in Scarborough Woman, 5-year-old child struck and killed in Scarborough
- September 28, 2017

A family of four were crossing Warden Avenue when the 33-year-old woman and her five-year-old child were struck by a vehicle travelling northbound. Const. Police said officers are looking for a dark-coloured, 2006-2011 model Honda Civic or Acura EL that was last seen travelling southbound on Warden Avenue. (more...)
Hurricane Maria: Pitbull lends private plane for cancer patients Hurricane Maria: Pitbull lends private plane for cancer patients
- September 28, 2017

Hurricane Maria was the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in almost 100 years and officials say the cost of recovery will dwarf that of the punishing Hurricane Georges in 1998. That's where her family is. "We can't get on a plane to help them". "They have water, no electric, no phone ". FEMA said in a statement that 7 million meals and 4 million liters of water were on the way to the island by barge. (more...)
Saudi women last in world to get driving privileges Saudi women last in world to get driving privileges
- September 28, 2017

The change aligns Saudi Arabia with other conservative monarchies in the Persian Gulf that have long allowed women to drive . The securities will be offered in the United States to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act, said WAM. (more...)
Cabinet approves anti-superstition Bill Cabinet approves anti-superstition Bill
- September 28, 2017

After facing flak from various quarters for dragging its feet on bringing a law against superstitious practices, the State government is expected to discuss the draft of the anti-superstition Bill in the Cabinet on Wednesday. The bill was pushed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah - a known rationalist with no patience even for suggestions like an auspicious hour. A Cabinet meeting, presided over by Mr. (more...)
Seven-Year-Old Raped, Killed by Relative in Kerala Seven-Year-Old Raped, Killed by Relative in Kerala
- September 28, 2017

However, a CCTV image from Eroor junction showed the child standing with Rajesh, prompting the police to question him. He had admitted to have committed the crime. Her concerned parents had filed a police complaint after she did not turn up at her scheduled tuition class. Police rushed to RP Colony after Rajesh gave some leads and said that the girl is lying there. (more...)
Iraqi Kurds offer talks on hosting Baghdad observers at its airports Iraqi Kurds offer talks on hosting Baghdad observers at its airports
- September 28, 2017

The results are expected back Thursday, and an overwhelming "yes" vote is predicted. Kurds celebrate to show their support for the independence referendum in Duhok, Iraq , September 26, 2017 . Erdogan had earlier warned that Turkey would shut its border with Iraqi Kurdistan and threatened to block oil exports from the region through his country. (more...)
Suu Kyi should meet Rohingya Muslims, say United Nations human rights experts Suu Kyi should meet Rohingya Muslims, say United Nations human rights experts
- September 28, 2017

Suu Kyi has little if any control over the security forces under a military-drafted constitution that also bars her from the presidency and gives the military veto power over political reform. There are only small steps that have taken place in recent years towards democracy. "She finds herself treading a fine line between the worldwide criticism, which we have obviously seen in the last six months, but also public opinion in Burma which remains very strong anti-Rohingya". (more...)
Facebook's Zuckerberg rejects Trump's bias allegation Facebook's Zuckerberg rejects Trump's bias allegation
- September 28, 2017

Allan outlined a number of initiatives Facebook (fb) undertook to monitor posts related to Germany's election on the social network . Being that it is a place where everyone can express their individual ideas, there will always be biases. (more...)
Mortar Rounds Reportedly Land at Kabul Airport After Mattis Arrival Mortar Rounds Reportedly Land at Kabul Airport After Mattis Arrival
- September 28, 2017

Secretary of Defense James Mattis ". Mattis typically travels overseas in a blue-and-white plane known as the E4B, which is marked clearly with "United States of America" on the sides. Mattis, standing with Ghani, called the attack a "criminal act by terrorists ". Reportedly, 30 and 45 rockets landed at Hamid Karzai International Airport in the center of Kabul in which at least one civilian has died. (more...)
Spyder 2nd Day Box Office Collection Total Business Report Spyder 2nd Day Box Office Collection Total Business Report
- September 28, 2017

Mahesh Babu starrer Spyder swung tantalisingly close to kissing the magic figure of $1 million on opening day of Wednesday with collections of around $968,000, said to be one of the highest for first-day collections for a Tollywood flick. (more...)
WEDNESDAY VOLLEYBALL: Wilcox sweeps & No. 4 Cheshire remains unbeaten WEDNESDAY VOLLEYBALL: Wilcox sweeps & No. 4 Cheshire remains unbeaten
- September 28, 2017

MINERVA - West Branch's volleyball team reached.500 with a 25-18, 25-12, 25-19 victory over Minerva on Tuesday. Amy Melendez (6 aces, 20/22 serving), Ramos ( 2 kills, 4 digs), Woods (4 kills, 23 assists, 3 digs, 2 aces, 15/17 serving) and Worley (6 kills, 11/13 serving) battled until the end. (more...)
Macron Sets Out Vision for EU Amid Growing Dangers Macron Sets Out Vision for EU Amid Growing Dangers
- September 28, 2017

He set out his vision for a rebooted Europe in a speech at the Sorbonne university in Paris on Tuesday, describing the European Union at present as "too weak, too slow, too inefficient". "That is exactly what we need to have a thorough debate about", he said. The fiscally conservative FDP dislikes the idea of any facility that may lead to financial transfers from wealthier euro zone countries to poorer ones. (more...)
Trump impersonates John McCain's POW disability in private meeting
- September 28, 2017

John McCain's daughter has criticised Donald Trump amid allegations that the President has taken to physically mocking her father, who is stricken with cancer and suffered life-long injuries as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. President Donald Trump , frustrated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Arizona Sen. "Now we're going to do what we can, get the best doctors we can find and do the best we can". (more...)
Donald Trump: Ask Senate If They Still Have Confidence in Mitch McConnell Donald Trump: Ask Senate If They Still Have Confidence in Mitch McConnell
- September 28, 2017

The hard decision to pull a second major repeal bill came the same day the veteran Kentucky Republican faced two other thorny political challenges. Already this week, rounding out McConnell's woes, Tennessee GOP Sen. Both had promised drama-free governing that would try to pass spending bills on time and operate the mechanisms of government smoothly. The conservative grassroots were heard again on Tuesday. (more...)
White House Considering Puerto Rico Shipping Exemption White House Considering Puerto Rico Shipping Exemption
- September 28, 2017

Now critics say it's making it hard to get critical supplies into Puerto Rico. Working with a variety of governmental agencies, Crowley has already taken bookings for more than 2,700 container loads of relief cargo to be delivered to Puerto Rico, St. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Drops Rent at Manhattan Apartment by 30% Since Election
- September 28, 2017

At one point she was seeking $15,000. Ivanka Trump is now a full-time resident of Washington, DC , and she no longer has any use for her Manhattan pied-à-terre. That condo is not up for sale. The asking rent on Tuesday was $10,450, the website shows . Ivanka Trump is having a hard time nabbing a renter for her Trump Park Avenue apartment. (more...)
What Michiganders need to know about Graham-Cassidy health-care bill What Michiganders need to know about Graham-Cassidy health-care bill
- September 28, 2017

Finally, it should be made clear that the abortion coverage restrictions in Graham-Cassidy are part of a broader collection of provisions that would undermine access to reproductive health services. Do they think we don't see what they're doing? Another 63,700 got ACA financial help to buy insurance on the open market. Under the latest plan, which is being led by Sens. (more...)
U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean banks, executives U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean banks, executives
- September 28, 2017

Just hours before Ri took the United Nations podium, U.S. bombers flew off the east coast of North Korea, the furthest north of the demilitarized zone that any USA aircraft has flown this century. The Treasury Department said the 26 individuals are North Korean nationals employed by those banks. 26, the U.S imposed additional economic sanctions against the 8 North Korean banks and 26 representatives. (more...)
Macron to seek Merkel's support for bold European Union reforms
- September 28, 2017

He was speaking two days after the German election in which Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU bloc scored its worst result since 1949, limiting her freedom to manoeuvre on Europe. "This was a courageous speech by President Macron, even if not all of his proposals meet approval of the FDP", said Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, FDP leader in the European Union legislature. (more...)
China suspects N Korea quake another nuclear bomb test China suspects N Korea quake another nuclear bomb test
- September 28, 2017

The depth of the quake was 5 kilometers (3.1 miles). While China has been angered by North Korea's repeated nuclear and missile tests and has signed up for the increasingly tough United Nations sanctions, it has also stressed the need to resume dialogue and for all sides to take steps to reduce tensions. (more...)
Senate candidate pulls gun from pocket at Alabama rally Senate candidate pulls gun from pocket at Alabama rally
- September 28, 2017

People who voted in the Democratic primary last month could not vote in the Republican runoff yesterday. Bannon, who campaigned with Moore on Monday, joined in the Washington bashing, accusing party elites of thinking Alabama voters are nothing but "a pack of morons". (more...)
Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi test today Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi test today
- September 28, 2017

Pakistan want to turn the page after the retirement of their two greats Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq while Sri Lanka will look to lift their recent poor showing in the longer format. Chandimal accepted that the previous series of Sri Lanka was not good as it should have been, but he expected that his team will regain its lost form. (more...)
North Korea 'attacks United States aircraft carrier and bomber' in inflammatory propaganda North Korea 'attacks United States aircraft carrier and bomber' in inflammatory propaganda
- September 28, 2017

The images were from a state-owned propaganda site, DPRK Today and released hours after US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers, despatched from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam flew close to North Korea's east coast. North Korean missiles demolish a US aircraft carrier and several jets in the latest stark imagery to come out of Pyongyang in a Sunday propaganda video, a day before the regime's foreign minister said President Trump's latest comments were "a declaration of war". (more...)
Fatal fleeing driver incident, Cambridge Fatal fleeing driver incident, Cambridge
- September 28, 2017

Inspector Marcus Lynam said the 34-year-old driver later crashed on Scott Street. One passenger died at the scene, while the driver received moderate injuries. The police serious crash unit is investigating, and the crash has been referred to the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA). Fleeing driver incidents are incredibly tragic for all of those involved including our staff. (more...)
Sarah Jessica Parker to lead shoe-shopping tour in NYC Sarah Jessica Parker to lead shoe-shopping tour in NYC
- September 28, 2017

Who in her right mind wouldn't want to go shoe shopping with TV icon Sarah Jessica Parker? Airbnb has announced the launch of more than 150 experiences across NY, which will let visitors learn about urban beekeeping in Staten Island, Greek-American cuisine in Queens, jazz in Harlem and street dancing in the South Bronx. (more...)
United States approach to North Korea is 'dead end road', says Russian Federation United States approach to North Korea is 'dead end road', says Russian Federation
- September 28, 2017

The tool of sanctions has nearly been exhausted, the express.co.uk quoted Mikhail Ulyanov, the head of the non-proliferation department, as saying . Burmistrov spoke then with North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Sin Hong Chol, who said Pyongyang would continue to strengthen its nuclear capabilities and would not negotiate on them with the US unless Washington abandoned its hostile policy, the official Korean Central News Agency reported at the time. (more...)
North Korea lacks ability and intent to attack USA planes North Korea lacks ability and intent to attack USA planes
- September 28, 2017

While U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley, was bragging that the new U.N. sanctions against North Korea would result in a near-complete blockade of the country (an act of war), the South Korean government did something last week that shocked the world: it announced an eight million dollar humanitarian aid package for pregnant mothers and infant children in North Korea. (more...)
Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif vows to fight corruption charges Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif vows to fight corruption charges
- September 28, 2017

The reference was filed against Dar for possessing assets beyond his known sources of income. Dar's indictment comes a day after Sharif made his first appearance before a judge to face corruption cases . TV channels reported that Sharif was scheduled to be formally charged on October 2, about two months after his disqualification by the Supreme Court for not declaring a small source of income that he denied receiving. (more...)
Anger in France over 'consensual' sex case involving schoolgirl, 11 Anger in France over 'consensual' sex case involving schoolgirl, 11
- September 28, 2017

The Local news outlet reported the man allegedly raped her. But once at his flat in Montmagny, the man had sexual relations with the young girl. Instead, the man has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor. Perhaps France could look up to the laws of other European countries like Germany and Spain and in the United Kingdom, where there is an "irrefutable presumption of an absence of consent" in all sex acts against those below the age of 16, to ensure sexual predators will not get away ... (more...)

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