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106-year-old Afghan woman's asylum claim rejected by Sweden 106-year-old Afghan woman's asylum claim rejected by Sweden
- September 06, 2017

Her family have appealed for her to live out her final days in Sweden , but the Swedish migration agency have ruled Ms Uzbeck's hometown of Kunduz is safe enough for the entire family to return to despite ongoing clashes with the Afghan army and the Taliban. (more...)
Lee descendant resigns as pastor, citing NC church's reaction to MTV speech Lee descendant resigns as pastor, citing NC church's reaction to MTV speech
- September 06, 2017

Lee appeared near the end of MTV's Video Music Awards on August 27 in his clerical collar to speak out against white separatists trying to prevent the removal of statues of his indirect ancestor . The Reverend Dr. John Dorhauer, General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ said, "The United Church of Christ honors and supports the right of a pastor and a congregation to determine under what circumstances their relationship should continue". (more...)
West Bengal auditorium cancels Mohan Bhagwat programme booking West Bengal auditorium cancels Mohan Bhagwat programme booking
- September 06, 2017

Besides Bhagwat, the trust had invited Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. "We had booked the auditorium in July after paying Rs 14,350". We even intimated Joint CP Headquarters of Kolkata Police about our event. The state Public Works Department (PWD) informed BJP's state unit that the stadium space would not be available for the programme due to PWD work scheduled there and mentioned same for Mahajati Sadan as well. (more...)
Most people in Atlanta do not have flood insurance Most people in Atlanta do not have flood insurance
- September 06, 2017

The historic flooding along the Gulf Coast is causing billions in damage. "These numbers start to give you a sense of how many homeowners in the area won't have coverage for most of the damage to their homes". If the water rushes through the floorboard or walls, you are not covered. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced in Houston, Texas alone by Hurricane Harvey . (more...)
Catalan lawmakers debate independence vote Catalan lawmakers debate independence vote
- September 06, 2017

This news came after Rajoy repeated on Monday that he will "make sure that the law is fulfilled" in regard to the Catalan independence referendum , which is scheduled to be held on October 1. The president of the Catalan parliament, Carme Forcadell, called for a recess in Wednesday's parliamentary meeting after heated discussions erupted following a last-minute decision to hold the vote on the so-called " referendum bill". (more...)
Haley lays out case for USA to leave Iran deal Haley lays out case for USA to leave Iran deal
- September 06, 2017

Instead, she said the decision to leave the accord would be tossed to Congress, leaving room for lawmakers to keep in place US sanctions relief. The comments by International Atomic Energy Agency ( IAEA ) chief Yukiya Amano are significant - his agency is policing the deal capping atomic activities that Iran says are peaceful but the United States suspects are a covert pursuit of nuclear arms . (more...)
Drop Sharad from RS: JD(U) faction to VP Drop Sharad from RS: JD(U) faction to VP
- September 06, 2017

Singh, who had replaced Yadav as the party leader in the Upper House on August 12, pointed out that the decision to join the NDA had been taken by the national executive of the party. "The National Executive, the National Council and the Legislative Party of JD-U had unanimously passed a resolution to join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the face of huge corruption charges against Lalu Prasad and family". (more...)
President Trump Is Reportedly 'Crushed' Over The Departure Of His Longtime Bodyguard President Trump Is Reportedly 'Crushed' Over The Departure Of His Longtime Bodyguard
- September 06, 2017

According to Bloomberg, because of the lower government pay and longer hours, Schiller planned to return to the private sector where he had risen to the head of security at the Trump Organization. This concern is highlighted by the fact that Schiller was a frequent contact for Trump friends who wanted to pass a word to the president. Those include his daughter and son-in-law; Hope Hicks, his current communications director; and Dan Scavino, his social media director and assistant. (more...)
The Dane Accused of Killing Kim Wall Says She Died Accidentally The Dane Accused of Killing Kim Wall Says She Died Accidentally
- September 06, 2017

Madsen said that Wall sustained an open skull fracture and was bleeding from the head, according to Danish media. Madsen said he realized that he needed to give the real explanation after he was locked up, so during a court appearance on August 12 he said that Wall died on the submarine. (more...)
Delhi CM Kejriwal for roadmap to set up STPs in capital Delhi CM Kejriwal for roadmap to set up STPs in capital
- September 06, 2017

The case pertains to the use of an objectionable word against Jaitley by Kejriwal's former lawyer Ram Jethmalani. The Swaraj India-led by Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, also demanded that Kejriwal come up with a whitepaper on several concerns associated to the functioning of the DJB with immediate actions to resolve it. (more...)
Leaked post-Brexit immigration plans branded 'mean and cynical' Leaked post-Brexit immigration plans branded 'mean and cynical'
- September 06, 2017

In the document, leaked to the Guardian newspaper and marked "draft - official sensitive", the interior ministry said Britain was changing its focus to make sure, where possible, British companies take on British workers rather than migrants. (more...)
Disturbance at Kansas prison draws multiple agencies Disturbance at Kansas prison draws multiple agencies
- September 06, 2017

He said all of the inmates were "secured" just after midnight but had no other details. Two staff members received what Arif called minor injuries, which did not require medical attention. The Kansas Organization of State Employees, which represents corrections officers, called the disturbance a "major riot" in a tweet Tuesday evening. (more...)
Putin backs sending force to protect Ukraine monitors Putin backs sending force to protect Ukraine monitors
- September 06, 2017

Earlier in the day, Putin said Russian Federation may ask the United Nations to send peacekeepers to the frontline area in eastern Ukraine in order to ensure the safety of worldwide observers, who monitor a cease-fire. AFP reported that the draft resolution Russian Federation presented to the United Nations council late on September 5 was restricted along the lines prescribed by Putin. (more...)
Diego Simeone Extends Atletico Madrid Stay Diego Simeone Extends Atletico Madrid Stay
- September 06, 2017

Further success followed with their 10th league title in 2013-14, when they also reached the Champions League final, only to be beaten by neighbours Real. A year ago, Simeone and Atleti agreed to shorten his contract expiry date from 2020 until 2018 amid speculation linking him with a move away. The club, now operating under a transfer ban, are set to start life at new stadium Wanda Metropolitano on September 16 when they host Malaga. (more...)
First school bus in NC was in Pamlico County 100 years ago First school bus in NC was in Pamlico County 100 years ago
- September 06, 2017

Drivers are usually talking or texting when they pass the bus, Keith said, and numerous violators have out-of-state license plates. "One school district in northeast Iowa is using a new tactic that I've never seen before...it's kind of low tech". (more...)
DACA: They trusted us DACA: They trusted us
- September 06, 2017

Sources familiar with the matter, who spoke on condition of anonymity to outline the president's thinking ahead of the announcement , stressed that the decision was not final and that Trump could change his mind at the last minute. We have to be able to do something, and I think it's going to work out very well. Despite heavy skepticism that Congress could move on the issue - especially within the given six month timeline for DACA recipients - the White House said it was confident. (more...)
Irma is one of the strongest hurricanes ever, National Hurricane Center says Irma is one of the strongest hurricanes ever, National Hurricane Center says
- September 06, 2017

While Irma's exact path is uncertain, the hurricane could make landfall in Florida by the end of the week. Meanwhile somewhere in the Caribean, Hurricane Irma strengthens to a category 5 storm . Texans are still recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Gov. Rick Scott activated 100 members of the Florida Air and Army National Guard, and has directed thousands more to report for duty on Friday ahead of Hurricane Irma. (more...)
Man wanted in strangling death could be in Victoria Man wanted in strangling death could be in Victoria
- September 06, 2017

On Tuesday evening, Vancouver police arrested Tessman at a downtown homeless shelter and he is now charged with second-degree murder. Project Kare, the police task force that at the time was formed to investigate the slayings and disappearances of people who led high-risk lifestyles, many of them Edmonton-area prostitutes, was notified of Tessman's 2006 arrest. (more...)
Clarke joins pro-Trump super PAC Clarke joins pro-Trump super PAC
- September 06, 2017

He has also attracted controversy: during his tenure as Milwaukee County Sheriff , the jail Clarke oversaw was accused of mistreating inmates on several occasions. In May, Clarke said he had accepted a job in the Department of Homeland Security but reportedly retracted his acceptance of the position in June. He stated that he would be leaving his job as sheriff in June. (more...)
Woman trapped in window trying to retrieve poo after Tinder date Woman trapped in window trying to retrieve poo after Tinder date
- September 06, 2017

The woman was on a first date with Bristol student Liam Smith when the freakish incident happened. After having a pleasant evening, both went to the Smyth's home in Bristol for "a bottle of wine and a scientology documentary". She had trouble reaching the poop , Smyth wrote, until he chose to help. She climbed further in and had the same problem. Eventually I agreed to give her a boost up and into the window. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi reaches Myanmar: Five reasons why his visit is important PM Narendra Modi reaches Myanmar: Five reasons why his visit is important
- September 06, 2017

Ahead of his visit, Modi had said India and Myanmar were looking at strengthening existing cooperation in areas of security and counter-terrorism, trade and investment , infrastructure and energy, and culture. India is seventh biggest importer to Myanmar and its third biggest export destination but trade and economic ties haven't picked up in recent times, a field that has a lot of potential. (more...)
Utah detective who dragged nurse fired from paramedic job Utah detective who dragged nurse fired from paramedic job
- September 06, 2017

Police told Fox 13 that Gray was on fire when he exited his vehicle. Gray was airlifted to the burn unit at University of Utah Hospital. Nurse Alex Wubbels was taken into custody in July after she refused to draw blood from an unconscious patient without a warrant. (more...)
Rahm Emanuel creates 'Trump-free zone' for students at Chicago schools Rahm Emanuel creates 'Trump-free zone' for students at Chicago schools
- September 06, 2017

While the Chicago mayor has zero authority to keep the president out of the city, it seems he is suggesting that he would not cooperate with federal authorities if the Trump administration attempted to enforce DACA-related immigration laws when the program ends in six months. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey Leads to Gas Price Surge in New Jersey Hurricane Harvey Leads to Gas Price Surge in New Jersey
- September 06, 2017

Gas prices are expected to rise throughout the month of September due to the damage from Hurricane Harvey as well the potential impact of Hurricane Irma , the American Automobile Association said Tuesday. Colonial Pipeline, which is a major distributor of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel and starts in Houston, runs through Louisiana and picks up products, then moves to Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, up to the Carolinas and to Virginia. (more...)
Local residents face uncertainty after President Trump decides to end DACA Local residents face uncertainty after President Trump decides to end DACA
- September 06, 2017

There are estimated to be just under 800,000 DACA recipients in the U.S. Tuesday afternoon, he joined others in a demonstration after the Trump administration rescinded the program known as DACA . Congress has failed to craft legislation with benefits comparable to DACA . The announcement that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA , will be phased out came the same day that many colleges and universities began a new school year. (more...)
Hispanic business leader blasts Trump over DACA Hispanic business leader blasts Trump over DACA
- September 06, 2017

A White House aide said the "President's National Diversity Coalition" does not exist, and that the National Diversity Coalition for Trump is independent from the White House. He will take any position that he thinks is of benefit to him at that immediate moment and say the exact opposite at any other moment as long as it suits his purposes. (more...)
Oklahoma State at South Alabama 09/08/17 Predictions Oklahoma State at South Alabama 09/08/17 Predictions
- September 06, 2017

Dobbins. They didn't regret the decision to use Dobbins. But Barrett was 0 for 3 on long passing attempts, with one perfectly placed throw fluttering through the fingers of Parris Campbell in the end zone. But in the second half, Ohio State made a series of adjustments that limited the damage the Hoosiers did through the air. He rushed for 61 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries in the opener. (more...)
Needle Tilting Mid-Session For Champion Real Estate Investment Trust Needle Tilting Mid-Session For Champion Real Estate Investment Trust
- September 06, 2017

CCI generally measures the current price relative to the average price level over a specific time period. Current price places the company's stock 7.48% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 6.76%, away from the 50-day average and also 2.3% away from 20-day average. (more...)
James Harden giving $1 million for Harvey relief James Harden giving $1 million for Harvey relief
- September 06, 2017

There have been several dozen sewer overflows, private septic tanks in rural areas could fail and the system also faces contamination from spilled fuel, waste site runoff, lawn pesticides and pollutants from petroleum refineries and chemical plants. (more...)
School is back in session: Slow down to 30 km/h School is back in session: Slow down to 30 km/h
- September 06, 2017

Drivers are required to slow to 30 kilometres an hour in school zones from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. The addition of school buses to the typical amount of traffic can lead to risky situations for children as they travel to and from schools. The police presence provides a helpful reminder for motorists to stop for school buses when its upper red lights are flashing, regardless of whether they are behind the bus or approaching from the front. (more...)