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Baghdad piles pressure on Iraqi Kurds to reverse overwhelming independence vote Baghdad piles pressure on Iraqi Kurds to reverse overwhelming independence vote
- October 01, 2017

The Kurdish Regional Government's referendum in northern Iraq for independence from the country's central government Baghdad delivered an overwhelming "Yes" vote earlier this week. Even the USA asked the Kurds to cancel the vote, which ended up producing a 93 percent "yes" result in favor of separating from Iraq out of a population of 3 million. (more...)
PM Modi and Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah discuss ways to enhance cooperation PM Modi and Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah discuss ways to enhance cooperation
- October 01, 2017

A year after the crucial surgical strikes by the Indian Army across the Line of Control, strategic informations are now being made public. The PM's meeting with the vice-president of United States was very important, and both the countries want to engage with each other, he said, adding that Pakistan has played a key role in assisting Afghanistan both financially and domestically. (more...)
FHP identifies teen driver killed in collision with firetruck in Lake County FHP identifies teen driver killed in collision with firetruck in Lake County
- October 01, 2017

The auto went into oncoming traffic, where the drivers side of the vehicle smashed into the fire truck. Weber was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash and a 26-year-old male passenger was airlifted to Central Florida Regional Hospital, officials said. (more...)
Trump's pick for Republican senator loses to populist ex-judge Trump's pick for Republican senator loses to populist ex-judge
- October 01, 2017

What this means is that Moore is a weaker general election in Alabama than Luther Strange would have been. Trump is already under pressure from his base voters to actively support Moore's campaign , as are Republicans in Congress. Mr. Strange was also hurt because he was appointed by the former scandal-tarred Governor Robert Bentley , who resigned in disgrace in April. The election was a defeat for US President Donald Trump , who uncharacteristically joined party leadership in backing ... (more...)
Local aid for Puerto Rico waiting for take-off Local aid for Puerto Rico waiting for take-off
- October 01, 2017

Food, diapers and water were piled into a truck parked outside a cycling shop in Lake Mary on Thursday - and in about one week, all those essentials will be delivered to the people who need them in Puerto Rico. Until I talk to her, I'm not going to feel comfortable of what they said", says Rivera. "I have my family there, I have my wife, my daughter, and I live there still. (more...)
Mass. National Guard Unit And Red Cross Volunteers Heading To Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Trump on Saturday morning also levelled some blame on the media, which he calls the "fake news", for portraying the federal government's response to Puerto Rico as inadequate. In his remarks as he departed for New Jersey, the president cited as he has before the unique difficulties in Puerto Rico given both the poor condition of its infrastructure before the storm and the intensity of Maria. (more...)
Gov. Abbott gives city of Houston $50 million for Harvey cleanup Gov. Abbott gives city of Houston $50 million for Harvey cleanup
- October 01, 2017

But Turner, in a letter earlier in the week to Abbott, said that still left Houston on the hook for 10 percent of what he estimated Friday would be about $260 million in debris removal costs. About $10 million will be going to additional insurance the city needs after maxing out its current policy to cover damage to city property. And to recover on damages, Houston must pay a $15 million deductible. (more...)
Irish abortion law: Tens of thousands march in Dublin Irish abortion law: Tens of thousands march in Dublin
- October 01, 2017

Organisers say they want a repeal of the Eighth Amendment and legislation for free, safe, legal abortions in Ireland. It was the sixth annual March for Choice organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign. We are not here because we want a bit of abortion. However, Dr Ruth Cullen, from the Pro Life Campaign (PRL) group, said any change to the Eighth Amendment should be opposed. (more...)
Trump Touts 'Giant, Beautiful, Massive' Tax Plan to Manufacturers Trump Touts 'Giant, Beautiful, Massive' Tax Plan to Manufacturers
- October 01, 2017

Of course, businesses are ultimately owned by individuals, so those business tax cuts flow through to benefit people. Those super-rich would be off the hook. That rate was raised during the 1980s to 3.4 percent, where it remained until Pence won the new cuts. That is, they get far more than their share of the tax cut. (more...)
Gabriel Jesus unaware of reported Manchester City contract extension reports Gabriel Jesus unaware of reported Manchester City contract extension reports
- October 01, 2017

The 20-year-old, who has scored 12 goals in 19 appearances for City, has four years remaining on his present deal. Let's hope in this case, the Italian source is wrong and David Silva pens a new contract long before his current one runs out. (more...)
San Juan mayor slams comments on Puerto Rico response San Juan mayor slams comments on Puerto Rico response
- October 01, 2017

Despite the friction, Cruz said she would be willing to meet with Trump and his wife, Melania, when they visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, though she urged him to go to towns "and hear from the people. 29, . Later Friday, during a speech on tax policy, Trump said, "Ultimately, the government of Puerto Rico will have to work with us to determine how this massive rebuilding effort...will be funded". (more...)
'Miracles' required to progress Brexit talks on to trade next month - Juncker
- October 01, 2017

European Union leaders insist talks must make "sufficient progress" on Britain's financial settlement, the rights of citizens hit by Brexit and the status of the Ireland-Northern Ireland border before they can be broadened. However, Juncker agreed progress had been made between the two sides this week. "But with the continued diligence and creativity of our teams, I am confident we can resolve these". (more...)
After Criticizing Puerto Rico Leadership, Trump Pivots, Calls Out 'Fake News'
- October 01, 2017

She accused the Trump administration of "killing us with inefficiency", something the President directly disputed. They. want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort. No long lines for you. Someone will say, "Right this way, sir". The island, already struggling with large debt and a diminished electrical system, lost almost all of its power and is struggling to get supplies like food, water, gasoline and household items. (more...)
USA calls mysterious health ailments in Cuba 'attacks' USA calls mysterious health ailments in Cuba 'attacks'
- October 01, 2017

Investigators have been unable to determine who is responsible or what is causing these attacks. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wants President Donald Trump to expel Cuban diplomats from the USA, in addition to the previously announced drawdown of American personnel from Havana, due to the recent mysterious sonic attacks on American diplomats in Cuba, the Washington Free Beacon reported Saturday. (more...)
Adam Scott and Internationals need miracle to have chance at Presidents Cup Adam Scott and Internationals need miracle to have chance at Presidents Cup
- October 01, 2017

I thought, with that speed, it might catch the lip and go in. "We hope he comes and he'll be welcomed by us and by our players", Monahan told the AP. "You know, the guys are trying". You can't make it up. That's one way to get around a golf course. "I thought we biffed it when we were doing it, but when I looked back and saw the replay, I think we kind of nailed it actually", Mickelson said. (more...)
These two charts show what's wrong with Trump's tax proposal These two charts show what's wrong with Trump's tax proposal
- October 01, 2017

Successive rounds of federal tax cuts have eroded progressive taxation and helped increase wealth inequality in the U.S., according to research by the economists Thomas Piketty of the Paris School of Economics and Emmanuel Saez of the University of California at Berkeley. (more...)
Mumbai stampede: Raj Thackeray says no bullet trains till present infrastructure improves Mumbai stampede: Raj Thackeray says no bullet trains till present infrastructure improves
- September 30, 2017

In Mumbai , MNS leader Raj Thackeray issued threats that he won't allow work on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project to begin till the problems related to local train network were fixed. He also berated Modi government's ambitious plan to introduce bullet train in India with the first starting from Ahmadabad to Mumbai which the Prime Minister himself inaugurated. (more...)
Women in Saudi can now drive as Saudi King issues order Women in Saudi can now drive as Saudi King issues order
- September 30, 2017

Saudi Arabia women can now issue fatwas after the historic recommendation was approved by 107 votes in the Shoura Council . Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority (GEA), which has begun sponsoring concerts and shows said on Friday its website had been the target of cyber attacks from outside the kingdom. (more...)
Babbar Khalsa Militants arrested Babbar Khalsa Militants arrested
- September 30, 2017

Providing details about the arrest, the Commissioner of police, RN Dhoke said that the arrested members were inducted into the Babbar Khalsa International by Surinder Singh Babar. Mr Babbar was selecting targets through social media, according to the police. The police have also recovered a 32 bore country made pistol, 20 live cartridges and two piston 315 bore country made 13 live rounds from the terrorists. (more...)
Four arrested after five people stabbed in Sheffield Four arrested after five people stabbed in Sheffield
- September 30, 2017

The police have confirmed the incidents are not terrorism-related, according to media service manager Joanna Nurse. "Four people have been arrested and detained in relation to the stabbing incidents in Sheffield early this morning". A police cordon was put up in the Barker's Pool area and Cambridge St, Carver St/Division St, Barker's Pool and Bethell Wk leading to Backfields are all closed until further notice. (more...)
Boris Johnson Reportedly Caught On Camera Reciting Colonial Poem In Burmese Temple Boris Johnson Reportedly Caught On Camera Reciting Colonial Poem In Burmese Temple
- September 30, 2017

After taking part in a ritual involving pouring water over a golden statue, Johnson reportedly referred to it as "a very big guinea pig", followed by reciting Kipling's poem. Burma Campaign UK director Mark Farmaner was shocked by the incident and told the Guardian: 'It is stunning he would do this there. Burma - now officially known as Myanmar - was a British empire colony between 1824-1948. (more...)
Tillerson to discuss North Korea crisis, trade in China Tillerson to discuss North Korea crisis, trade in China
- September 30, 2017

China's Ministry of Commerce said Saturday it will limit exports of refined petroleum products to North Korea from October 1 and immediately ban exports of condensates and liquefied natural gas, as well as imports of textiles, in compliance with the United Nations sanctions . (more...)
Won't allow bullet train: Raj Won't allow bullet train: Raj
- September 30, 2017

Taking another dig at the government, the MNS chief asked, "Why do we need terrorists or enemies like Pakistan? it seems our own Railway is enough to kill people". His comments come a day after 22 people were killed and 39 injured during a stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station in Mumbai . After the deadly stampede on Friday, there have been sharp reactions from across the public and political spectrum on priority being accorded to the expensive Bullet Train project instead of ... (more...)
Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc
- September 30, 2017

Millennium Management Limited Liability Company reported 731,013 shares. This represents a change of 0.15% from the opening. The Louisiana-based Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0.2% in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ: MDLZ ). (more...)
China adopts harsh measures against the North Korean regime China adopts harsh measures against the North Korean regime
- September 30, 2017

North Korea and the U.S. have engaged in heated rhetoric in recent months but it was not previously known they had lines of communication. The first would be getting North Korea's Kim to view nuclear weapons as a liability, not a strength. (more...)
San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story
- September 30, 2017

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the National Guard, state disaster response agencies and local emergency management teams are working in tandem, saving lives and property and speeding recovery. Mendez, the mayor, and his staff have distributed water and food at various sites in Aguadilla. "And this is not a response that's demonstrative of our power and our wealth". (more...)
Air strikes in Syria kill 28 people Air strikes in Syria kill 28 people
- September 30, 2017

In the strikes, local hospitals and schools were also targeted. Turkey said this week that recent Russian bombing in Idlib had killed civilians and moderate Syrian rebels, saying this violated an agreement concluded with Iran and Russia. "The Syria Civil Defense the London-based news agency Reuters quotes in its reports of alleged civilian casualties are the very same White Helmets". (more...)
Man found with gunshot wounds behind Toronto mall in critical condition Man found with gunshot wounds behind Toronto mall in critical condition
- September 30, 2017

On Aug. 31, shortly before 5 p.m., two masked gunmen opened fire on Jovane Clarke as he exited Sheridan Mall. South Simcoe Police say an angry man who leaped onto the hood of a pickup truck to damage the vehicle has died from injuries when he fell from the hood and hit his head on the pavement. (more...)
Trump Physically Mocks McCain And McConnell In Private Trump Physically Mocks McCain And McConnell In Private
- September 30, 2017

Sen. Susan Collins, once again, was a "no" vote on the Republican attempt to stop the train wreck that is the Affordable Care Act. Over the past couple of weeks, as SC senator Lindsey Graham and Louisiana senator Bill Cassidy tried to advance their Affordable Care Act replacement to the floor of the senate, virtually every major health care organization in the country came out against it, as well as a groundswell of activists. (more...)
Trump official, in Puerto Rico, in tempest of her own making Trump official, in Puerto Rico, in tempest of her own making
- September 30, 2017

Trump was scheduled to speak by telephone to the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, and other officials from the region on Saturday, and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the Federal Emergency Management Agency's headquarters in Washington for a briefing. (more...)

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