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Moscow Day of Knowledge saved from terror attacks Moscow Day of Knowledge saved from terror attacks
- September 01, 2017

Earlier this month, the FSB arrested four suspects accused of planning suicide bombings on Moscow's transit system and shopping malls. One of the Daesh terrorists meant to detonate himself in a crowd, the FSB announced. "Information on contacts with this organization's recruiters and instructions for the planned crime were found on his mobile phone", FSB said", wrote TASS. (more...)
Majority of Americans believe Trump is 'tearing the country apart'
- September 01, 2017

Only 15 percent of Republicans and 53 percent of independents agree. The results hark back to a July Washington Post/ABC News poll , in which 70 percent of Americans described Trump's behavior as "unpresidential" and just 24 percent said it was "fitting and proper" for a president. (more...)
Trump, first lady arrive in Harvey-ravaged Texas Trump, first lady arrive in Harvey-ravaged Texas
- September 01, 2017

Trump's official hat comes in red, white, and camo print, and the hat sold at Walmart is available in a brighter, more vibrant red, white, and black. But all in all, Trump struck the right tone, holding up the Lone Star state flag for a memorable image - and Melania changed to sneakers in time for the tour. (more...)
State Police Release Names in New Milford Police Officer-Involved Shooting State Police Release Names in New Milford Police Officer-Involved Shooting
- September 01, 2017

Police responded to a report of a subject with a gun. He was the only officer to fire at Sfaelos. Kostatinos Sfaelos, 62, was shot and killed by New Milford police officer Christopher Hayes, 33, after Sfaelos approached officers with a shotgun Monday evening, according to a news release. (more...)
Barcelona give Suarez all clear for crucial qualifiers Barcelona give Suarez all clear for crucial qualifiers
- September 01, 2017

In the last five matches , Uruguay team lost their all five games against Italy and Republic of Ireland respectively in the International Friendly match. Argentina are in fifth place in the South American qualifying group, one place outside the automatic qualifiers for Russian Federation 2018, a point behind fourth-placed Chile. (more...)
'We Only Kill Black People, Right?' 'We Only Kill Black People, Right?'
- September 01, 2017

The officer had told the driver to call the person she had told to come pick her up after a highway stop because he was arresting her and was going to impound her vehicle. Bottom line: No matter the context, the remarks are despicable, and display an appalling lack of judgement and sensitivity. The study, completed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, have encouraged the Cobb County , Georgia police department to track officers interactions with individuals from different ... (more...)
Mnuchin dodges question on whether Tubman should be on $20 bill Mnuchin dodges question on whether Tubman should be on $20 bill
- September 01, 2017

After a long campaign, Jackson was set to be replaced on the $20 bill by Underground Railroad hero Harriet Tubman, who rescued dozens of slaves from the South. - Stated that the administration has a good working relationship with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. In a speech Wednesday in Missouri, President Donald Trump stressed the need for tax cuts to make the US more competitive globally. (more...)
HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity to Debut at Six Flags Over Texas HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity to Debut at Six Flags Over Texas
- September 01, 2017

Theme park president Bonnie Sherman Weber described it in a statement as "a mash-up of craziness and insane fun, an experience different from anything else we have in our unparalleled thrill ride arsenal". "Thrill seekers will go through a whirlwind series of 360 degree revolutions suspended upside down for the most insane, inverted hang-time of any coaster in the park before reeling down in the opposite direction", the announcement read. (more...)
Oklahoma women's basketball: Big 12 schedule released Oklahoma women's basketball: Big 12 schedule released
- September 01, 2017

All 18 of the Texas men's basketball team's conference games will be televised nationally, according to the Big 12 Conference, who released its men's basketball league schedule on Thursday. The bye week allows the Lady Raiders' a full week rest before their next meeting with Baylor on February 3. The Lady Raiders will face another two-game road stretch starting at Texas (Feb. (more...)
Mobile fire search and rescue team on standby to head to Texas Mobile fire search and rescue team on standby to head to Texas
- September 01, 2017

Water rescue teams from agencies across Kansas are headed to Texas to assist in recovery efforts from Hurricane-turned-Tropical Depression Harvey. The teams are from Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro , Henderson County and Raleigh-Durham. (more...)
China tells India to draw lessons from Doklam China tells India to draw lessons from Doklam
- September 01, 2017

Fourteen thousand feet above the sea level, at the Nathu La Pass on the India-China border, morbid danger signs warn visitors of dated land mines that might have remained from the war of 1962. The Indian Army had blocked the construction of the road as it could give China a major military advantage over India at the Bhutan-China-India tri-junction. (more...)
Watford complete signing of Sporting Lisbon defender Marvin Zeegelaar Watford complete signing of Sporting Lisbon defender Marvin Zeegelaar
- September 01, 2017

The 27-year-old, who saw a move to Sevilla break down earlier in the summer, has signed a four-year deal with the Premier League side. A move for Kieran Gibbs broke down as the England worldwide joined West Brom from Arsenal and Zeegelaar has instead been brought in. (more...)
Houston police chief recalls drowned officer as 'sweet, gentle'
- September 01, 2017

A 60-year-old veteran Houston police officer died after he drove into floodwaters on his way to work Sunday morning, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said in an emotional press conference on Tuesday. The city's mayor also said there were some 5,500 people in area shelters as of Monday morning and that he expected that number to rise "exponentially" by the day's end. (more...)
IL closes book on school-funding saga with bill signing IL closes book on school-funding saga with bill signing
- September 01, 2017

The Senate's vote followed a frenzy of education funding activity in the Illinois House of Representatives, where members on August 28 passed Senate Bill 1947 by a vote of 73-34. IL officials have bragged that the state was the first nationwide to require daily PE classes under a decades-old law, something educators argue is more critical than ever with widespread anti-obesity efforts. (more...)
David A. Clarke Resigns As Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Resigns As Milwaukee County Sheriff
- September 01, 2017

Controversial lawman David Clarke has unexpectedly resigned as sheriff of Milwaukee County, ending a controversial run that gained national attention. Clarke, who is in his fourth term, submitted a resignation letter to Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson on Thursday afternoon. The frequent Fox News guest earned more than $105,000 previous year in speaking fees - nearly as much as his sheriff's salary - at more than three dozen events across the country. (more...)
Riverdale actress Vanessa Morgan receives death threats Riverdale actress Vanessa Morgan receives death threats
- September 01, 2017

Riverdale is an entertaining teen drama but that memo clearly didn't reach a portion of viewers who ship Bughead (that's Betty and Jughead, keep up) and are now on edge over the prospect that the new character Toni Topaz , may come between them. (more...)
Brazilian judge suspends decree to allow mining in Amazon Brazilian judge suspends decree to allow mining in Amazon
- September 01, 2017

Temer's decision issued last week scrapped a national reserve in the northern Para and Amapa states that had protected a 17,800 square mile area since 1984, when Brazil was still run by a military dictatorship. Greenpeace, the World Wildlife Fund, a number of celebrities including Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen and Brazil's influential Catholic hierarchy have spoken out against the government attempt to open the reserve. (more...)
Ron Renkoski: Use Donald Trump's own cash for wall
- September 01, 2017

In the past few days alone, as a catastrophic hurricane devastated the fourth-largest city in the country, Trump pardoned former Maricopa County , Ariz., sheriff Joe Arpaio-who defied a court order to stop illegally profiling Latinos and committed grotesque abuses of power for years-and tweeted nonsense about Mexico paying for "the wall" on the southern border. (more...)
UN Says Iran Remains In Compliance With 2015 Nuclear Accord
- September 01, 2017

IAEA monitors Iran's compliance via site visits, remote monitoring, containment seals, and satellite imagery. The State Department also said in a statement that the United States has "full confidence in the agency and its highly skilled and professional inspectors". (more...)
Russia warns US against news sanctions on North Korea Russia warns US against news sanctions on North Korea
- September 01, 2017

U.S., South Korean and Japanese warplanes took part in a joint flyover of the Korean Peninsula on Thursday. Lavrov's warning comes after President Trump said on Wednesday that talking with North Korea was "not the answer". Worldwide sanctions against North Korea began in 2006 over the isolated country's nuclear ambitions. China's Defense Ministry says war is not an option in finding a solution to North Korea's growing nuclear capabilities. (more...)
Jamie Foxx to host celebrity telethon event to benefit Harvey victims Jamie Foxx to host celebrity telethon event to benefit Harvey victims
- September 01, 2017

He told his 3.9million followers in a video clip: "Just wanted to let everyone in Texas know, we got you". Foxx has already donated $25,000, as have other celebs such as Kevin Hart , Nicki Minaj and Dwayne Johnson. TMZ reported that Foxx, Reese Witherspoon , Blake Shelton , Hilary Duff and Michael Strahan are all involved with the project, with commitments from the four major broadcast networks to air the special for an hour on September 12. (more...)
Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) loses confidence of 106 hedge fund managers Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) loses confidence of 106 hedge fund managers
- September 01, 2017

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) shares were trading higher by 0.6 percent ($0.11) at $18.56 a piece in Tuesday's session. The Next Financial Group Inc holds 4,483 shares with $87,000 value, down from 54,483 last quarter. It has a 12.11 P/E ratio. The Company's Control4 solution integrates various third-party devices and systems into a unified solution for mainstream consumers. (more...)
North Korea has launched a 'projectile'
- September 01, 2017

France is willing to join China in its efforts to move toward a peaceful solution to the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula, he added. This launch comes only days after Pyongyang fired three short-range ballistic missiles from the Kangwon province on Saturday. (more...)
Charlie Hebdo magazine cover portrays Hurricane Harvey victims as neo-Nazis Charlie Hebdo magazine cover portrays Hurricane Harvey victims as neo-Nazis
- September 01, 2017

Drawing instant ire from critics and even fans of the magazine, for poking fun at the disaster that has so far claimed at least 38 lives and displaced tens of thousands of people - the magazine issue went viral, both online and offline. Recently, the magazine's cartoonists depicted British Prime Minister Theresa May as decapitated and linked the vehicular terror attack in Barcelona to Islam and a cartoon showing mowed down people on the street, with a headline that read, "Islam: religion of ... (more...)
Rajiv Gauba takes charge as Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba takes charge as Home Secretary
- September 01, 2017

Further, Inder Jit Singh has been named Secretary (Coordination) in Cabinet Secretariat and N Baijendra Kumar, a 1985 batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre, has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of National Mineral Development Corporation. (more...)
Missouri Lawmaker: Vandals Should Be 'Hung From a Tall Tree' Missouri Lawmaker: Vandals Should Be 'Hung From a Tall Tree'
- September 01, 2017

This morning, in fact, they issued a letter to House Speaker Todd Richardson, calling for Love's "censure and removal". He didn't call for Maria Chapelle-Nadal to resign when she used Facebook to hope for the president's assassination , but he says if Nadal is going to be removed, the same standards should be applied to Love. (more...)
U.S. closing Russian consulate in San Francisco U.S. closing Russian consulate in San Francisco
- September 01, 2017

The US State Department has ordered Russian Federation to close its consulate in San Francisco in response to Moscow's "unwarranted" demands that the size of the US mission in Russian Federation be reduced. Russian dictator Vladimir Putin responded by expelling 755 USA diplomats from Russia, a move that was met with deafening silence at first. "It means that the U.S.is declaring the hot phase of diplomatic war". (more...)
Trapped Mexican Bakery Staff Bake Hundreds Of Loaves For Harvey Flood Victims Trapped Mexican Bakery Staff Bake Hundreds Of Loaves For Harvey Flood Victims
- August 31, 2017

Using over 4,000 pounds of flour, the bakers made trays filled with pan dulce (Mexican sweet bread) to deliver to Harvey victims, local police, and the mayor, free of charge and took to social media to show their support. " By the time the owner managed to get to them , they had made so much bread that we took the loaves to loads of emergency centers across the city for people affected by the floods". (more...)
Ukraine's security service deports Russian journalist Ukraine's security service deports Russian journalist
- August 31, 2017

The CPJ urged the Ukrainian government to allow Kurbatova "and other Russian journalists to work without fear of abduction, deportation, and other means of reprisal", the USA -based nonprofit organization's regional office said in an online statement. (more...)
Terrorism charge laid in recent Buckingham Palace incident Terrorism charge laid in recent Buckingham Palace incident
- August 31, 2017

Mohiussunnath Choudhury, 26, from Luton, has been charged with engaging in the preparation to commit an act or acts of terrorism on Constitution Hill on 25 August. She said: "I want to thank the officers who acted quickly and bravely to protect the public demonstrating the dedication and professionalism of our police". (more...)

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