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White House: Trump will personally donate $1 million to Harvey recovery White House: Trump will personally donate $1 million to Harvey recovery
- September 05, 2017

Mark Meadows, R-N.C., head of the House Freedom Caucus. The official was not authorised to release the information publicly before a final decision is made and spoke on condition of anonymity. Sanders said that it would be disingenuous to offer a timeline and that DACA remains under review from a legal standpoint. The White House has said that it would make multiple requests for aid from Congress to fund the Harvey recovery effort. (more...)
Trump proclaims 'National Day of Prayer' for Harvey victims Trump proclaims 'National Day of Prayer' for Harvey victims
- September 05, 2017

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has already activated the Texas National Guard, which comprises of almost 12,000 troops. Yes, we know that's not stop-the-presses news. Greg Abbott requested the disaster declaration earlier Friday. Bossert said the administration wants a "clean" disaster relief supplemental measure, free of unrelated measures, including any effort to raise the federal debt ceiling. (more...)
Local fast-food workers strike, demand living wage on Labor Day
- September 05, 2017

The protesters are also pushing for union rights for fast food workers and for a paid medical leave bill now before MA lawmakers. He said people don't realize what some fast food workers endure during their shifts, Cox worked on the grill. (more...)
Minnows Luxembourg hold France to draw Minnows Luxembourg hold France to draw
- September 05, 2017

Despite racking up almost 80 percent possession and letting fly with 34 efforts on goal, Didier Deschamps' well-stocked side were left ultimately frustrated as they failed to beat Luxembourg for the first time in over 100 years. "The players are disappointed". "The only thing that keeps us positive is that we are in a better situation than we were, but it is true that this is a big disappointment tonight. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner Under Fire After Slamming Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian Caitlyn Jenner Under Fire After Slamming Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian
- September 05, 2017

In an episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians following the release of Caitlyn's book, Kris said she had "never been so angry and disappointed in somebody in my whole life", while Kim told USA talk show host Ellen DeGeneres some of the claims were "unfair" and "hurtful". (more...)
Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton slugs No. 53 Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton slugs No. 53
- September 05, 2017

The Washington Nationals begin a three-game series at the Miami Marlins Monday night at 7:10PM EST. Stanton whipped Cole's 96 miles per hour two-seam fastball into right field for a 350-foot shot. No excuse for it, but that's what it seems like, if you ask me. "We seem a little exhausted, that's all", Stanton told reporters, according to the Herald. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi will share views on contemporary India at American university Rahul Gandhi will share views on contemporary India at American university
- September 05, 2017

According to him, the failure of this model would lead to Congress coming to power after the polls which are expected to be held later this year. Rahul asked the leaders to work collectively to strengthen the party, the sources added. Notably, Rahul Gandhi had invited senior party leaders from Odisha today for a meeting apparently to discuss structural changes in the state party unit and draw up an action plan to rejuvenate the faction-ridden party in the wake of the 2019 elections. (more...)
Translucent Lobster Caught In Maine - Weird And Not Very Appetizing Translucent Lobster Caught In Maine - Weird And Not Very Appetizing
- September 05, 2017

If you saw this lobster sitting on your mantle at home perfectly still, you might think it was made out of glass, as the coloring makes it look nearly crystal clear. Albino lobsters' lack of pigmentation means you can see their blue blood through their outer shells. Lobsters can pass along shell colors from parents to offspring just like humans pass down genes for eye color. (more...)
Germany puts on a gala show, all but qualified for World Cup Germany puts on a gala show, all but qualified for World Cup
- September 05, 2017

Khedira was part of the Germany squad that won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. During Friday night's game at the Eden Arena, a number of German supporters disrupted a minute's silence for two deceased Czech officials with Nazi-era chants. (more...)
British soldiers arrested on suspicion of right-wing terrorism British soldiers arrested on suspicion of right-wing terrorism
- September 05, 2017

The Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday that a "a number of serving members of the Army" had been arrested for being associated with the far-right group as result of a police investigation supported by the military. They are being held at a West Midlands police station and a number of properties are being searched. Home Secretary Amber Rudd decided back in December 2016 following an assessment that the group is " concerned with terrorism ". (more...)
Trump returns to Harvey's wake Trump returns to Harvey's wake
- September 05, 2017

It would be especially meaningful for the president of the United States - one who is a so-called billionaire, no less - to set an example for the rest of the country with a personal donation. -Mexico border wall. Harvey has largely consumed Trump's attention since it slammed into the Texas coast last Friday night. Trump tweeted Friday that "Texas is heeling (sic) fast thanks to all of the great men & women who have been working so hard". (more...)
TJ Ward accuses Broncos of 'completely unprofessional' handling of release TJ Ward accuses Broncos of 'completely unprofessional' handling of release
- September 05, 2017

They've got to live with it. His exit left many of his teammates in shock, as expected by Elway and Joseph. And although many of us didn't believe it would actually happen, Jason Licht came out swinging and landed the three time Pro Bowler and former second-round pick. (more...)
Journalist Allegedly Shot By Police Who Mistook His Camera For A Gun Journalist Allegedly Shot By Police Who Mistook His Camera For A Gun
- September 05, 2017

A photojournalist was allegedly shot by a police officer on Monday night as the law enforcement officer reportedly mistook the reporter's camera for a weapon. "Andy said he doesn't want [Deputy] Jake [Shaw] to lose his job over this". "Until I hear his side, I guess I won't know what I did wrong", Grimm said. (more...)
Palestinian activist arrested over Facebook post Palestinian activist arrested over Facebook post
- September 05, 2017

While Amnesty International called Amro's arrest a "shameless attack on freedom of expression", it was not the only one at play. Palestinian websites say he was arrested on the personal orders of Abbas, following a Facebook post demanding the resignations of both Abbas and Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah "because they could not protect what he called Palestinian institutions in the heart of Hebron". (more...)
HC orders conduct of local body elections in TN by November 17 HC orders conduct of local body elections in TN by November 17
- September 05, 2017

The court's verdict is considered remarkable as without local body elections, no representatives can be elected which directly affects the corporations, municipalities and panchayats. In a related development, the Tamil Nadu assembly adopted amendment bills in July for setting up a panel to recommend delimitation of wards in local bodies and also suggest quota for women, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates. (more...)
Labor Day bridge walk numbers reportedly down Labor Day bridge walk numbers reportedly down
- September 05, 2017

A year ago around 45,000 walkers made the five mile trek across the bridge. The Mackinac Bridge Authority made some changes this year, citing security concerns . Governor Brian Calley also took part in the walk. The Bridge walk will, as always, continue next year. "It's great and safe". With the closure, those traveling by vehicle would have to wait until noon to cross the bridge. (more...)
You May Soon Be Able To Fly To Europe At Rs 12000 You May Soon Be Able To Fly To Europe At Rs 12000
- September 05, 2017

Else, Scoot, a Singapore Airlines' subsidiary, might avail its "fifth freedom" rights, that allows a carrier to operate direct flights between two foreign countries, to fly between India and Europe. This is a 50% drop in fare from current market prices. Indian carrier SpiceJet, which operates worldwide flights to neighbouring destinations like Dubai, Dubai, Muscat, Kabul etc. (more...)
Dead in West St. Paul Crash Dead in West St. Paul Crash
- September 05, 2017

A 50-year-old man was found dead at the scene. Police responded to the intersection of East Irving and Maple streets at 7:37 p.m. Sunday for a crash that involved a motorcycle. The identity of the motorcyclist will be released once next of kin is notified. State Patrol crash reconstruction specialists were summoned, but the full investigation might take a few months, according to the statement. (more...)
TMC MP Sultan Ahmed passes away in Kolkata TMC MP Sultan Ahmed passes away in Kolkata
- September 05, 2017

He was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency) on a Trinamool Congress ticket. TMC leader and state transport minister Subrata Bakshi said, "He can't cope up with mental pressure". Also, he was very popular among the people because of his political work. His rise was through politics, but his rise to fame was through sport, football is particular. (more...)
Altaba Inc (YHOO) Earns Buy Rating from MKM Partners
- September 05, 2017

The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.81 on September 1, reaching $118.57. The Dorsal Capital Management Llc holds 2.00 million shares with $77.34 million value, down from 3.60M last quarter. Rathbone Brothers Public Lc stated it has 2.09% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Tradewinds Cap Management Ltd invested in 1,028 shares or 0.03% of the stock. (more...)
Cambodian government accused of 'alarming' crackdown as newspaper closes Cambodian government accused of 'alarming' crackdown as newspaper closes
- September 05, 2017

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) greets supporters of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) on the last day of the commune election campaign in Phnom Penh on June 2, 2017. With a motto of providing "All the News Without Fear or Favor", the newspaper has garnered a reputation for holding the government's feet to the fire and producing dogged investigative journalism on subjects ranging from human rights to illegal timber trade. (more...)
Trump Will Discuss South Korea Trade Deal With Senior Advisers Trump Will Discuss South Korea Trade Deal With Senior Advisers
- September 05, 2017

The spokesman for Seoul's presidential office Park Soo Hyun said the two leaders reached an agreement in principle to loosen - "to the extent hoped by the South Korean side" - limits on Seoul's ballistic missile capability. The military options discussed were not released. Those reports though, have not been confirmed. Trump's reported move comes amidst the United States renegotiating the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Mexico and Canada. (more...)
US President Donald Trump blasts 'hostile' North Korea over H-bomb launch US President Donald Trump blasts 'hostile' North Korea over H-bomb launch
- September 05, 2017

Layers of geopolitical complexity make the situation even more concerning. "It's very much on my mind", he said as he traveled in Texas. Further, the US and South Korea are allies. The White House declined to say why Trump phoned Abe before calling Moon, a sequence that raised eyebrows in Seoul. Still, Trump's response was more orderly and less haphazard than he had offered to other provocations by North Korea . (more...)
Tormenta tropical Lidia deja al menos cuatro muertos en México Tormenta tropical Lidia deja al menos cuatro muertos en México
- September 04, 2017

Sin embargo, mantendra el temperal de tormentas puntuales intensas. Por el paso del meteoro , el Sistema Nacional de Protección Civil decretó alerta roja , que implica peligro máximo, en el norte de Baja California Sur , mientras que mantiene la naranja (peligro alto) en el centro y sur de este mismo estado, así como en la costa centro y sur de Sonora . (more...)
Trump threatens more sanctions following N Korea nuke test Trump threatens more sanctions following N Korea nuke test
- September 04, 2017

The ministry said it regretted that the leadership of North Korea was "creating a serious threat" for the region and warned that "the continuation of such a line is fraught with serious consequences" for Pyongyang. Despite the tough talk, the immediate focus of the worldwide response was expected to be on tougher economic sanctions against Pyongyang. "Despite the anger of the Chinese public toward North Korea's new nuclear test, we should avoid resorting to rash and extreme means by ... (more...)
Jio Effect: Airtel Launches Rs Jio Effect: Airtel Launches Rs
- September 04, 2017

Ever since Reliance Jio was launched a year ago, every other telecom company have been trying to match up with the aggressive pricing. Get local+STD calls at 30 paisa/minute, for 56 days. In the Rs 198 plan, Airtel is offering unlimited local and STD calls with 1GB data for 28 days. On the other hand, Jio is offering Rs 49 plan under which it is offering unlimited voice calling facility, 600MB of 4G data for 3 days. (more...)
Pictures of Labor Day Celebrations Through the Years Pictures of Labor Day Celebrations Through the Years
- September 04, 2017

Though it was originally celebrated by street parades and festivals for workers and their families, now officials address are more likely to address the nation through newspapers, televisions and the web, and families spend their weekend at cookouts, shopping or packing up their white clothes for the remainder of the year. (more...)
What is Labor Day and why are we celebrating? What is Labor Day and why are we celebrating?
- September 04, 2017

While most people today think of Labor Day as the last weekend of summer, it was actually founded to recognize the men and women and "industrial spirit" of the American workforce. Thank goodness some office workers and bankers are also off work today or they could just call it "non-essential government workers day off". Labor Day, like similar holidays, can be slower than normal. (more...)
Remember workers and gains of organized labor Remember workers and gains of organized labor
- September 04, 2017

So let's celebrate Labor Day today, with appreciation for the workers who make this country strong. Municipal governments first recognized Labor Day in 1885, but it was first celebrated in New York City three years earlier by the Central Labor Union. (more...)
What is Labor Day? What is Labor Day?
- September 04, 2017

The first Monday in September became a federal holiday later that year following the deaths of strikers who were killed as US soldiers broke up a strike involving workers in the Chicago area who crippled railroad traffic across the nation over low wages and poor treatment of workers . (more...)

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