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Celebrate workers on Labor Day Celebrate workers on Labor Day
- September 04, 2017

It may come as a surprise to many contemporary Americans, therefore, to learn that Labor Day became a national holiday during an era characterized by great conflict between organized labor and the business community. Why do we get a three-day weekend, and what relevance does this holiday have now? This is especially egregious on holidays like Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. (more...)
Burning fuel sprayed into crowd at Australian drag race Burning fuel sprayed into crowd at Australian drag race
- September 04, 2017

A dozen spectators were injured in the incident, with at least one person now in a critical condition from severe burns caused by the flash fire . He was flown to the Royal Adelaide Hospital with burns to about 20% of his body, the Royal Flying Doctor Service said. A statement from the event organisers said: "Twelve patients are now being treated at Alice Springs Hospital". (more...)
"Massive military response" if N. Korea threatens US: Mattis
- September 04, 2017

Mattis also said the global community is unified in demanding the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and that Kim should know that Washington's commitment to Japan and South Korea is unshakeable. Following Pyongyang's announcement, the UN Security Council said it would meet today to discuss the crisis. If North Korea threatens the US or its allies, it will be met with a military response that would be both "effective and overwhelming". (more...)
Pregnant woman, two children killed in Berks County fire Pregnant woman, two children killed in Berks County fire
- September 04, 2017

Her two sons, Gabriel Kalinoski, who was five-years-old, and Julian Gust, who was two-years-old, were also pronounced dead. A man was able to escape from a bedroom window and was hospitalized with injuries. "We came out, and the whole house from the bottom, from the floor, all the way up from front to back was nothing but flames", said Ashley Neider. State police are invesitgating. (more...)
City trash collection to be delayed for holiday City trash collection to be delayed for holiday
- September 04, 2017

The holiday will affect the schedule for trash pickup. Recycling collected by Waste Management, Inc., regularly scheduled for Monday will instead be picked up Tuesday, Sept. As for regular Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday pick up, those days will not be affected by the holiday. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso ( TTUHSC El Paso ) will be closed Monday, Sept. (more...)
Lawmaker Nirmala Sitharaman Appointed as India's Defence Minister Lawmaker Nirmala Sitharaman Appointed as India's Defence Minister
- September 04, 2017

Prior to this, former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi held the defence portfolio as an additional charge on two occasions. Seven ministers have resigned from the Modi government since Thursday. Six ministers - Rudy, Kalraj Mishra, Bandaru Dattatreya, Sanjiv Kumar Balyan, Faggan Singh Kulaste and Mahendra Nath Pandey - had resigned ahead of the reshuffle, in which nine ministers were inducted. (more...)
US Warns Of "Massive Military Response" To North Korea Threat
- September 04, 2017

In a pair of tweets issued Sunday morning, Trump wrote: "North Korea has conducted a major Nuclear Test". President Donald Trump signaled Sunday that he was not ruling out a retaliatory strike against North Korea in response to its overnight nuclear test, while Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned the isolated country that any threat to the United States or its allies would be met with " a massive military response ". (more...)
'Massive military response' if North Korea attacks USA, defence chief threatens
- September 04, 2017

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert tweeted Sunday morning that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who also is expected to attend the White House's North Korea meeting, was making calls to his counterparts, including South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha. (more...)
Don't Be a Victim: Charity Scams Don't Be a Victim: Charity Scams
- September 04, 2017

McGovern has seen it before: people with good intentions end up donating to a phony charity , and their money is essentially stolen. You can start with the Texas VOAD member organizations. The problem, however, is that phishers and scammers are getting creative with the fake fundraisers, to the point where people can be easily fooled into thinking they are donating to a legit charitable organization. (more...)
Trump terms North Korea's 'actions' unsafe to US Trump terms North Korea's 'actions' unsafe to US
- September 04, 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said the move by North Korea represented "unacceptable further threat to the global community" and called on other world leaders to unite against Kim Jong Un's actions. But he also lashed out - at America's crucial ally South Korea. "Their words and actions continue to be very hostile and unsafe to the United States", he said in a tweet. (more...)
Onuesoke hails Kenya's S-Court on presidential poll
- September 04, 2017

He asked President Kenyatta to borrow a leaf from him, saying he had disagreed with the judgment of the court in 2013, but had not resorted to abusing the judges. Odinga and other opposition leaders called for the disbandment of a section of the commission. He also said the role of worldwide observers who came to Kenya for the vote must be examined because they put stability ahead of credibility and had "moved fast to sanitize fraud". (more...)
Donald Trump to donate $1 million to flood relief: White House Donald Trump to donate $1 million to flood relief: White House
- September 04, 2017

Trump would win the presidency. The plan is still tentative, but the White House signaled it's on board with the idea. However, the Freedom Caucus - the extremely conservative arm of the House Republicans - apparently do not want Harvey aid connected to the debt ceiling . (more...)
Mattis warns of 'massive military response' to any threat from North Korea Mattis warns of 'massive military response' to any threat from North Korea
- September 04, 2017

However, it appears that Kim Jong Un has forgotten who he's up against. The tweet also called North Korea a rogue nation that became a great threat and an embarrassment to China. China is a large trading partner of North Korea, but it is also the largest USA trading partner in terms of goods imported and exported. "Today, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, despite universal opposition from the worldwide community, conducted another nuclear test", China's Foreign Ministry said in ... (more...)
October: THIS young girl will share screen with Varun Dhawan October: THIS young girl will share screen with Varun Dhawan
- September 04, 2017

Yep! And finally, Shoojit Sircar has introduced the heroine of " October " - Banita Sandhu. Dressed in complete black, Varun and Banita seem to be complimenting each other well in the picture. After Judwaa 2 , the hunk will be seen in the Piku director's movie, titled October . Shoojit said, "When it comes to the genre of romance, it is always lovely to see a fresh pairing". (more...)
Division III Saint John's almost reaches the century mark in blowout win Division III Saint John's almost reaches the century mark in blowout win
- September 04, 2017

On every other drive except for one, the Johnnies scored touchdowns. Anitoni's went 68 yards. With the score 84-0 after three quarters, Fasching said he told the officials he would be all right with a running clock in the fourth quarter. The most points in division history against any opponent is 105, set by Rockford in 2003 against Trinity Bible. The Johnnies may have another wild blowout on October 14 vs. (more...)
Rohingya refugees pour into Bangladesh; camps at full capacity Rohingya refugees pour into Bangladesh; camps at full capacity
- September 04, 2017

At a press conference, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said he deplores the violence in Rakhine and promised humanitarian assistance. Several hundred Muslim women are demonstrating outside Myanmar's embassy in Indonesia to protest the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority. (more...)
Indonesian President: Stop Violence at Rakhine Indonesian President: Stop Violence at Rakhine
- September 04, 2017

The violence and the exodus began after Rohingya insurgents attacked Myanmar police and paramilitary posts in what they said was an effort to protect their ethnic minority from persecution by security forces in the majority Buddhist country. (more...)
UCLA Comeback Comes Up Rosen UCLA Comeback Comes Up Rosen
- September 04, 2017

But the play that really stood out was the final touchdown of the game. The Aggies went into halftime up 38-10, and the game seemed all but over for Josh Rosen and the Bruins. The Aggies' collapse overshadowed an incredible performance from Trayveon Williams, who spearheaded the early dominance with 203 rushing yards and two touchdowns. (more...)
Trump Administration Weighs Withdrawal From South Korea Trade Pact
- September 04, 2017

But withdrawal from the agreement, experts say, could lead to large tariff increases on imported South Korean goods in the United States, as well as high tariffs for imported US goods in South Korea. Trump's pressure on South Korea on trade also comes as the administration is considering whether to take broader action against foreign-made steel. (more...)
Alexander Rossi wins IndyCar Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International Alexander Rossi wins IndyCar Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International
- September 04, 2017

Rossi also inked a contract extension with Andretti Autosport that was announced on Friday, and he won his first career pole Saturday by zooming past Dixon on his final lap. The Team Penske crew repaired the rear wing assembly and rear toe link along with other suspension damage. "I think you just got to treat next week as another race". (more...)
'Incident' involving inmates at HMP Birmingham 'Incident' involving inmates at HMP Birmingham
- September 04, 2017

Prison officials told The Guardian the unrest was confined to one wing of the prison. In December 2016, HMP Birmingham witnessed 12 hours of disorder with riot teams to be deployed. G4S took over the running of the jail from the Prison Service in 2011. The Prison Service has stressed that the public is not at risk. Prison staff are involved in a stand-off with inmates following a disturbance at HMP Birmingham. (more...)
Trump says dialogue with N. Korea 'not the answer' Trump says dialogue with N. Korea 'not the answer'
- September 04, 2017

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called it an "unprecedented" threat to his country, while US President Donald Trump said it was an act of "contempt". Pyongyang had earlier threatened to fire a salvo of Hwasong-12s toward Guam, which is home to key USA military bases and strategic long-range bombers the North finds threatening. (more...)
Donald Trump rules out talks with North Korea Donald Trump rules out talks with North Korea
- September 04, 2017

O'Shaughnessy, the commander of U.S. Pacific Air Forces, in a statement . Japan Defense Ministry handout via Reuters. A spokesperson from the U.S. There's been virtually no US aid given to North Korea since around 2009. Mr Barnier has urged the United Kingdom to start "negotiating seriously". Massed tanks and infantry units, assisted by saboteurs and agents already in the South, would attempt to swiftly seize Seoul and other key cities and facilities in South Korea before the United ... (more...)
We have eradicated terrorism, its funders: Saudi Arabia We have eradicated terrorism, its funders: Saudi Arabia
- September 04, 2017

The annual five-day Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia known as hajj is officially over. "Therefore, it senses the hopes and pains of Muslims everywhere, strives to achieve unity, co-operation and solidarity in our Muslim world, and achieve security and peace in the whole world", King Salman told the gathering of VIPs. (more...)
Local Red Cross assists Harvey relief Local Red Cross assists Harvey relief
- September 04, 2017

More willing workers is what Donna Harrison says the Red Cross office in Meridian needs. The American Red Cross of the Mahoning Valley is gathering donations to ensure relief is provided to those in need and not into the hands of the wrong individuals. (more...)
Trump hints at withdrawal from US-South Korea free trade deal Trump hints at withdrawal from US-South Korea free trade deal
- September 04, 2017

The idea of potentially withdrawing seems to have been prompted by the breakdown in negotiations between South Korean officials and the United States trade representative, Mr Robert Lighthizer, a USA official with knowledge of the situation said. (more...)
Xi, Putin agree to 'appropriately deal' with North Korea nuclear test Xi, Putin agree to 'appropriately deal' with North Korea nuclear test
- September 04, 2017

The test has been widely condemned , with the United Nations Security Council unanimously demanding that Pyongyang halt its nuclear programme. "I have to say a few words about the situation on the Korean Peninsula, where tensions have grown recently and the situation is balancing on the brink of a large-scale conflict", he wrote . (more...)
Firefighters battle blaze in flooded Houston Firefighters battle blaze in flooded Houston
- September 04, 2017

Accompanied by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Trump went to a section of the hall where a homemade banner that read "KID ZONE!" hung on the wall. A water treatment plant in Beaumont failed after floodwaters from the Neches River inundated its main intake system and backup pumps failed. (more...)
Merkel, Macron seek tougher European Union sanctions' against North Korea Merkel, Macron seek tougher European Union sanctions' against North Korea
- September 04, 2017

The plunge in relations began after Berlin sharply criticised Ankara over the crackdown that followed last year's failed coup attempt. The escalating tensions have split the Turkish community in Europe's top economy, the largest diaspora overseas, which is a legacy of Germany's "guest worker" programme of the 1960s and 70s. (more...)
Britain's May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears
- September 04, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told business leaders in Tokyo he has "trust" in the United Kingdom economy after Brexit . Ren said it's China's position that 'military means can not be an option for resolving this issue'. "They [North Korea] have conducted two launches of ICBMs [intercontinental ballistic missiles]". Prime Minister May is visiting Japan this week and is expected to discuss a post-Brexit trade agreement with Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe. (more...)

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