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Zambia vs Algeria World Cup Qualifying CAF 2018 Live Updates (3-1) Zambia vs Algeria World Cup Qualifying CAF 2018 Live Updates (3-1)
- September 03, 2017

The Copper Bullets did achieve a 1-1 tie against Cameroon away from home in their latest game in these qualifiers and this should be a winnable game at home. The result effectively ended Algeria's hopes of making it to Russian Federation 2018. Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly was sent off for Senegal near the end after his second yellow card. (more...)
North Korea: Kim Jong Un observes missile-ready hydrogen bomb North Korea: Kim Jong Un observes missile-ready hydrogen bomb
- September 03, 2017

North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes "create a serious threat to peace in the region and to global security", the foreign ministry said in a statement. The newspaper also boasted about how the USA was aware of the North Korean military's deception capabilities. Experts and outside governments are skeptical of the hydrogen claim, but it is nearly impossible to independently confirm North Korean statements about its highly secret weapons program. (more...)
Two new faces from MP may be part of Sunday reshuffle Two new faces from MP may be part of Sunday reshuffle
- September 03, 2017

Uttar Pradesh minister of state for transport (independent charge) Singh, embarked on the gargantuan task of winning the three remaining Congress bastions in the Lok Sabha from MP, including Guna and Chhindwara on Friday. During his multiple stints in Parliament, he has served as a member of parliamentary standing committees on finance, home affairs, human resource development, commerce, agriculture and external affairs. (more...)
Theresa May Sends A Strong Political Message With Her Japan Wardrobe Choice Theresa May Sends A Strong Political Message With Her Japan Wardrobe Choice
- September 03, 2017

North Korea is expected to feature heavily in the talks after Pyongyang launched a ballistic missile test on Monday that passed over Japanese territory, prompting global condemnation. Abe told the gathering that May had assured him Britain's negotiations on leaving the European Union would be transparent. The North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said Pyongyang "categorically" rejected the UNSC's presidential statement, Xinhua news agency reported. (more...)
No evidence Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped No evidence Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped
- September 03, 2017

American Oversight is referencing a recent court filing in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit. Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory. Later, the BBC confirmed reports in right-leaning USA media that said the Obama administration had sought a warrant from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in June, 2016 to eavesdrop on select individuals close to Trump during the presidential campaign as part of the FBI's ongoing ... (more...)
President Trump, first lady visit Harvey flood areas for second time
- September 03, 2017

Trump , who is making his second trip to the stricken state this week, asked Congress late on Friday for an initial $7.85 billion for hurricane recovery efforts. The couple is scheduled to visit Austin, Texas, on Tuesday evening. The first area that the president visited seemed to be a play area for children. (more...)
Indian doctor arrested after scores of child deaths at state hospital Indian doctor arrested after scores of child deaths at state hospital
- September 03, 2017

There have been conflicting reports over Dr Khan's role in the tragedy ever since, with a section of the hospital administration and local activists claiming that he was being made a scapegoat in the case. Seven days ago, the state government had suspended him from his role at the hospital due to the deaths of close to 60 children in one week beginning August 7, reportedly caused by lack of oxygen. (more...)
Special Counsel Has Draft of Letter Trump Wrote to Fire Comey Special Counsel Has Draft of Letter Trump Wrote to Fire Comey
- September 03, 2017

Unlike Mr. Trump's letter , it made no mention of the times Mr. Comey had told the president he was not under investigation. "If "soup were nuts" - have never understood that saying - Comey could've done the Democrats a "yuuge" favor, and recommended an indictment of Hillary by the Justice Department, perhaps affording the Dems an opportunity to choose a candidate capable of defeating a bombastic billionaire game show host". (more...)
Wood hat-trick gives All Whites advantage Wood hat-trick gives All Whites advantage
- September 02, 2017

Ryan Thomas took advantage of some poor defending to give New Zealand a 4-0 lead, and Michael McGlinchey scored from a free kick in the 81st minute. "I'm just pleased with the result and the way we applied ourselves", said Wood. Winston Reid, a West Ham defender who is the usual New Zealand captain, was unavailable for the match with a calf injury. He had to wait until the 93rd minute to claim the match-ball, after going close with several other second-half chances, but did it in style ... (more...)
Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree issues statement on Freedmen ruling Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree issues statement on Freedmen ruling
- September 02, 2017

At the end of the U.S. Civil War more than 150 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States that guaranteed the same rights as native Cherokees for all slaves formerly held as property by the tribe, and passed down those rights to their descendants. (more...)
Brewers will play meaningful baseball in September Brewers will play meaningful baseball in September
- September 02, 2017

Jimmy Nelson gets the ball, and he is 10-6 with a 3.75 ERA and 181 strikeouts this season. He also improved to 10-1 in 15 road starts, beating the Nationals twice in Washington. WACO, Texas (AP) - Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 411 yards and four touchdowns and had a 41-yard scoring run to help Sam Houston State beat Richmond 48-43 Friday night in a game postponed and moved to Baylor University because of Hurricane Harvey. (more...)
61-year-old stabbed in stomach on C train, NYPD says 61-year-old stabbed in stomach on C train, NYPD says
- September 02, 2017

A scuffle between the two men broke out before the 39-year-old suspect attacked a 61-year-old bystander, stabbing him three times in the abdomen according to police. The bleeding stabbing victim was able to alert the conductor to what was going on, and police were waiting to arrest the thief when the train pulled into 59th Street. (more...)
Vietnam Protests Over Chinese Military Drill in South China Sea Vietnam Protests Over Chinese Military Drill in South China Sea
- September 02, 2017

Referring to terrorism in the region, he said the United States is working with lot of progress with its allies in the region to counter terrorist organisations which are trying to reconstitute, regroup in this part of the world and South East Asia particularly. (more...)
No talks of JD(U) joining Union Cabinet: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar No talks of JD(U) joining Union Cabinet: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
- September 02, 2017

Meanwhile, JD-U leaders RCP Singh, who is the parliamentary party leader in the Rajya Sabha and Santosh Kumar are the probable picks for being inducted into the cabinet. "There was no such talks of the JD (U) joining the Union Cabinet". Shiv Sena has 18 members in Lok Sabha and three in the Rajya Sabha, while JD (U) has just two members- Kaushlendra Kumar and Santosh Kushwaha- in Lok Sabha and 10 in the Rajya Sabha including two rebels - Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar. (more...)
Coyotes infected with mange are being confused for 'zombie' dogs Coyotes infected with mange are being confused for 'zombie' dogs
- September 02, 2017

Police in IL are warning residents to be wary of any malnourished or neglected stray dogs that they might see. Police in Hanover Park issued the warning in a Facebook post Thursday after receiving several reports that malnourished or neglected stray dogs are roaming around the IL village. (more...)
United Kingdom summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch United Kingdom summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch
- September 02, 2017

The missile flew over Hokkaido island before crashing into the northern Pacific Ocean. Aside from North Korea, domestic politics will be of key importance as President Donald Trump heads to Texas on Tuesday amidst the flooding that is causing chaos in Houston. (more...)
Renewed tensions in Kenya after Supreme Court annuls election result Renewed tensions in Kenya after Supreme Court annuls election result
- September 02, 2017

Kenya's leaders tell the people to elect them because they are from a certain ethnic group, Kariuki said, but as soon as they are elected they become inaccessible until the next election cycle. Celebrations have been held in different parts of the country after the court ruling. Instead, it focused on whether the electoral procedures met the constitution's requirements to be accurate, verifiable and transparent. (more...)
Macron unveils flagship labour reform programme Macron unveils flagship labour reform programme
- September 02, 2017

The employer can, with the reforms, negotiated directly with the staff about the conditions of their departure, doing away with rigid rules and bypassing unions. "We are the only large economy of the European Union that has not overcome mass unemployment for more than three decades". Among the big global banks, only HSBC has so far said it would shift a large number of jobs to Paris with plans to move 1,000 posts if Britain opts for a hard Brexit. (more...)
Five takeaways from France's labour reforms Five takeaways from France's labour reforms
- September 02, 2017

The reform makes no direct reference to France's 35-hour week but gives employers more flexibility to negotiate deals with employees to work around it. Macron said that changing labor rules was but one "instrument" to attain something larger, "the freeing up of energies". De Bresson said that despite the introduction of measures resisted by unions before, Macron's strategy to hold months of talks with them over the summer had convinced majority to hold off from calling for protests. (more...)
Policeman killed, 7 injured in militant attack Policeman killed, 7 injured in militant attack
- September 02, 2017

According to the newspaper, Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist group (banned in Russia) has claimed responsibility for the attack. Militants on Friday evening fired upon a police vehicle at Panthachowk on Srinagar Jammu National Highway. (more...)
Spain to reduce number of North Korean diplomats in Madrid
- September 02, 2017

The situation on the Korean Peninsula has become aggravated in recent months due to Pyongyang's missile launches and nuclear tests, all conducted in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. The Japanese side appears to be seeking measures that include an oil embargo against North Korea as additional U.N. Security Council sanctions. Early Thursday, May visited a United States naval base on the outskirts of Tokyo with Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera before attending a ... (more...)
White House Requests An Initial $5.9 Billion to Fund Harvey Recovery White House Requests An Initial $5.9 Billion to Fund Harvey Recovery
- September 02, 2017

Trump is traveling to Texas on Tuesday, and said he may return to the area on Saturday. He told reporters, "This is a life safety, life sustaining mission". Congress stepped forward with enormous aid packages in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012, though some GOP conservatives - including then-Indiana Rep. (more...)
Hero turned villain Dr Kafeel arrested for children's death at Gorakhpur hospital Hero turned villain Dr Kafeel arrested for children's death at Gorakhpur hospital
- September 02, 2017

Dr Rajiv Mishra and his wife Dr Purnima Shukla had been arrested earlier this week and remanded to judicial custody while non-bailable warrants had been issued against Dr Khan and the other accused on Friday. Both Dr. rajiv Mishra and Dr. Purnima Shukla were booked according to the report submitted to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by the chief secretary. (more...)
AICTE to close down 800 engineering colleges across India AICTE to close down 800 engineering colleges across India
- September 02, 2017

According to TOI report AICTE chairman Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe has said that it has made a decision to close down those technicalcolleges which recorded less than 30 per cent admissions in the last five years.Anil D Sahasrabuddhe, chairman of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), which is the regulator fortechnical education in the country, said such colleges will be closed down from next year. (more...)
Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway, no casualties Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway, no casualties
- September 02, 2017

At least 6 cars which were parked on the road at the time of the landslide got buried under debris. A video released by news agency ANI shows that a part of the hill fell down on roads taking away many cars which were plying on the road. (more...)
Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla NH Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla NH
- September 02, 2017

Travellers didn't see it coming and before they knew, a huge portion of the hill collapsed while sweeping many vehicles in the process. A video of the landslide has gone viral. The traffic to Dhalli bypass has been diverted via Chotta Shimla and Lakkar Bazar. According to HT report, Vipul Sharma, owner of a vehicle, said his auto was parked near a temple on the highway. (more...)
Ghaziabad: BJP leader Gajendra Bhati shot dead in broad daylight Ghaziabad: BJP leader Gajendra Bhati shot dead in broad daylight
- September 02, 2017

It was a shocking incident for locals as a local BJP leader - Gajendra Bhati - was killed in Ghaziabad. BJP leader Gajendra Bhati and his aid Balbir Chouhan were shot dead by unidentified criminals in Ghaziabad's Khora Colony on Saturday. (more...)
Sikkim Blocks West Bengal Police From Arresting GJM Leaders Sikkim Blocks West Bengal Police From Arresting GJM Leaders
- September 02, 2017

There were no arrest warrants, no search warrant or even a court document. The Sikkim police said that the Bengal police killed the GJM supporter in cold blood. "Corroborating evidence indicates that the person was shot at by West Bengal police officials", he added. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) today announced of its participation in the September 12 Government-sponsored meeting at Siliguri as instructed by its supremo Bimal Gurung and unanimously resolved to expel Assistant General ... (more...)
Distance Limit of Bars from Schools Reduced to 50m Distance Limit of Bars from Schools Reduced to 50m
- September 02, 2017

Opposition leader and former state president of the Congress party Ramesh Chennithala commented that the LDF government would now go for bar-attached schools and bar-attached temples to cater to tourists. The government has surrendered before liquor barons in return for their help received in the Assembly polls. "The government has declared war against the people by taking the decision", he alleged while adding that the government had "deceived" the people with the decision. (more...)
Shikhar Dhawan to leave for India to attend his ailing mother Shikhar Dhawan to leave for India to attend his ailing mother
- September 02, 2017

Shikhar Dhawan would be leaving for India tomorrow i.e. September 3rd to see his ailing mother", said BCCI in a media release. In case you didn't know. India are eyeing a 5-0 whitewash win against Sri Lanka in the ODIs as well as another victory in the T20I next week, to complete a sensational and flawless tour victory. (more...)