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Durbin and Graham Revive Bipartisan 'DREAM Act' Hours After Trump Rescinds DACA Durbin and Graham Revive Bipartisan 'DREAM Act' Hours After Trump Rescinds DACA
- September 06, 2017

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamWeek ahead: Congress returns to take up bipartisan health care effort DACA debate turns toward Congress as Trump readies decision Graham backs Trump ending DACA with 6-month delay MORE (R-S.C.) said Wednesday that Congress should pass legislation restoring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) along with renewed border security measures, an idea he claims could get bipartisan support. (more...)
House to vote on almost $8 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief House to vote on almost $8 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief
- September 06, 2017

John Cornyn said he is "open" to adding an increase in the debt ceiling to a bill to provide immediate emergency aid to hurricane-ravaged Texas and Louisiana that is expected to move through the House and Senate this week. "There is some urgency to get FEMA some additional funds, I'm told, by the end of the week". Democrats also have not signed off on the plan, in part because Ryan and McConnell have not yet committed to how long the debt-limit increase would last. (more...)
Escaped tiger near Atlanta found, shot by police Escaped tiger near Atlanta found, shot by police
- September 06, 2017

Officers told the news station they didn't want to put any children at risk who were heading to the bus stop. They were also concerned the occupants of the home were in danger. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Henry County Animal Control responded to the scene to remove the deceased tiger from the yard of the residence. (more...)
Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes
- September 06, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that North Koreans would rather "eat grass" than suspend a nuclear weapons program that has led the United States to call for the toughest possible sanctions against Kim Jong Un's isolated regime. (more...)
Labour set to oppose Tories' Labour set to oppose Tories' "power grabbing" Brexit bill
- September 06, 2017

It is the clearest sign yet of the inevitable outcome of Theresa May's loss of her parliamentary majority at the June election - that the battle to pass Brexit legislation will be fierce. "The slogan of the Leave campaign was about people taking back control and restoring powers to parliament". They are not created to frustrate Brexit but to ensure that the right approach is taken and that jobs, living standards and rights are protected. (more...)
Modi congratulates those inducted in Council of Ministers Modi congratulates those inducted in Council of Ministers
- September 06, 2017

The third reshuffle in the Narendra Modi Cabinet on Sunday turned out to be an all-BJP affair, leaving its NDA allies feeling left out at the expense of the saffron party expanding its political footprint. The Ministry of Defence is now under Arun Jaitley , who is also Finance Minister. The politics behind this mega narrative is but to ensure that all of Modi's heroes can saddle up for the poll preparations and the efficient junior ministers can carry on the work that has already been ... (more...)
Kenya: IEBC Need Not Consult on Poll Date, Jubilee Tells Nasa Kenya: IEBC Need Not Consult on Poll Date, Jubilee Tells Nasa
- September 06, 2017

They had initially declared Kenyatta as victor of the elections sparking pockets of violence around capital Nairobi and some other parts of the country. The court said a new election needs to be held by 31 October. Other leaders present during the briefing included former Baringo Central MP Sammy Mwaita, Bishop Jackson Kosgei, Julius Kones and Uasin Gishu Senator Isaac Melly. (more...)
Gov't assures public safety amid North Korea nuclear test Gov't assures public safety amid North Korea nuclear test
- September 06, 2017

Mr Mattis said Donald Trump met with a small group of military and defence officials at the White House after U.S. intelligence officials confirmed the test of a bomb reportedly ready to fit onto an intercontinental ballistic missile. Mr Mattis, however, has said the United States will never run out of diplomatic solutions, implying military action against Mr Kim is a last resort. (more...)
Jacob Rees-Mogg 'completely opposed' to abortion Jacob Rees-Mogg 'completely opposed' to abortion
- September 06, 2017

Pressed on whether his opposition to abortion included cases of rape or incest, Mr Rees-Mogg replied: "I'm afraid so". The MP for North East Somerset discussed his views during an interview on ITV's Good Morning Britain on 6 September, while also distancing himself from talks about him being the current favourite to replace Theresa May. (more...)
Salah goal puts Egypt top of World Cup qualifying group Salah goal puts Egypt top of World Cup qualifying group
- September 06, 2017

Zambia , the only team that can deny Nigeria, closed the gap to three points at the top after winning 1-0 in Algeria on Tuesday night, a result that eliminated Algeria . Uganda have seven points and Egypt six, and Ghana five having played one match more, with only the group winners qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
U.S. says North Korea 'begging for war' with nuclear test U.S. says North Korea 'begging for war' with nuclear test
- September 06, 2017

The Russian president who derided increased sanctions as "useless and ineffective" a day earlier welcomed the opportunity to discuss North Korea with the South Korean leader. "They are obviously saying they're working to keep pushing the envelope until they are confident they can strike the USA with an ICBM". It had already mounted a huge show of military force on Monday. (more...)
NWS Pittsburgh: Severe weather expected Monday night NWS Pittsburgh: Severe weather expected Monday night
- September 06, 2017

Another active weather day can be expected on Wednesday with more periodic scattered showers and thunderstorms through the course of the day. UPDATE , 10:45 p.m.: At 10:40 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located near Oakfield and Batavia, moving east at 55 miles per hour. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull backs Trump on North Korea: 'We are of one mind' Malcolm Turnbull backs Trump on North Korea: 'We are of one mind'
- September 06, 2017

But Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said on Tuesday that a U.S. bid for the Security Council to vote on September 11 on new sanctions is "a little premature". He also warned that a conflict between the US and North Korea would be "catastrophic" and argued that economic sanctions remained the best option for reining in Pyongyang. (more...)
OR monitoring air quality ahead of Saturday's Nebraska game OR monitoring air quality ahead of Saturday's Nebraska game
- September 06, 2017

Steve Fenk, an associate athletic director at Oregon State , expressed optimism in an e-mail to the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the game will be played at its scheduled time at Reser Stadium. "Depending on the situation, an event may be postponed or rescheduled if it is too risky to play". LRAPA and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on Sunday issued an air quality alert for Lane County and several others that remains in effect until Tuesday evening, warning that wildfires "will ... (more...)
WVU victory in rear view, Hokies focus on Delaware WVU victory in rear view, Hokies focus on Delaware
- September 06, 2017

It was the third of three throws to the end zone in the waning seconds of the game by Grier after the Mountaineers drove from their own 20 over the final 1 minute, 55 seconds. "And he played really well today, on the big stage, against a tough, hard-nosed football team". But he also knows that success can be fragile. "I felt that one pretty good", Jackson said about the hit. (more...)
Mueller team has draft letter on Comey firing Mueller team has draft letter on Comey firing
- September 06, 2017

Comey. The earlier letter could serve as key evidence to Mueller's team, which is now investigating whether Trump fired Comey to impede the FBI investigation into his campaign associates' ties to Russian Federation. Mr. Trump was back in Washington on Monday, May 8, when copies of the letter were handed out in the Oval Office to senior officials, including Mr. McGahn and Vice President Mike Pence. (more...)
AP defends itself after EPA attacks 'misleading' report on Superfund sites AP defends itself after EPA attacks 'misleading' report on Superfund sites
- September 06, 2017

Even after a site is granted Superfund status, which designates it a priority for the federal government, cleanup can take decades-and even then the effort is rarely able to eliminate all toxins. The agency has pointed out that an early version of the coverage did not include how the EPA already finished the initial assessment of 41 Superfund sites, a claim that Bisecker's report said came "hours after the AP published its first report". (more...)
Why China Is Afraid To Cut The Cord On North Korea Why China Is Afraid To Cut The Cord On North Korea
- September 06, 2017

He learned about Kim's background by dispatching a research team from his think tank in 2008 to Bern, Switzerland, where the dictator-to-be attended The International School of Berne. It's sought to pressure China to cut off aid to Kim Jung Un, and even threatened to cut off trade with China - the biggest USA trading partner - if it doesn't act. (more...)
Energy Sec. Perry Taps US Petroleum Reserves Energy Sec. Perry Taps US Petroleum Reserves
- September 06, 2017

The agreement requires the recipient to replace the oil once supplies are flowing again. The delivery will include 200,000 barrels of sweet crude and 300,000 barrels of sour crude oil. The Energy Department " will provide assistance as deemed necessary, and will continue to review incoming requests for SPR crude oil ", according to spokeswoman Jess Szymanski , as quoted by Reuters. (more...)
Azerbaijani, Turkish FMs meet in Baku Azerbaijani, Turkish FMs meet in Baku
- September 06, 2017

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia, Elmar Mammadyarov , Mevlut Cavusoglu and Mikhail Janelidze, are holding meeting in Baku. Special attention was paid to co-operation within GUAM . Janelidze reaffirmed the initiative of Georgia as the Chair of GUAM to mark the tenth anniversary of this organization. (more...)
'Begging for War': Will North Korean Missile Launch Trigger US Attack? 'Begging for War': Will North Korean Missile Launch Trigger US Attack?
- September 06, 2017

US President Donald Trump would discuss with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping the security challenge posed by North Korea following Pyongyang's biggest nuclear weapons test , the White House said. " DPRK will never under any circumstance put its nuclear deterrence on the negotiating table, nor will we step back even an inch from the road of pursuing its nuclear force, unless the hostile policy and the nuclear threat of the USA against my country are completely eradicated". (more...)
German Factory Orders Fall Unexpectedly On Weak Domestic Demand
- September 06, 2017

Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had forecast a small increase of 0.4%. Domestic orders slid 1.6 percent, while foreign orders remained flat in July. Germany is not performing as well as implied by the very positive sentiment indicators, Ralph Solveen, an analyst at Commerzbank, said. "In the past three months, German firms have secured almost as many orders as last seen before the start of the economic and financial crisis in 2008", a ministry statement read. (more...)
Cow vigilantism must stop: SC tells all states Cow vigilantism must stop: SC tells all states
- September 06, 2017

What action have you taken?" Additional solicitor general Tushar Mehta , appearing for three states - Rajasthan, Haryana and Maharashtra - said that First Information Reports (FIRs) must be filed in such cases and the law must be allowed to take its course. (more...)
Rocky Yadav sentenced to life for murder of Class 12 student Rocky Yadav sentenced to life for murder of Class 12 student
- September 06, 2017

His father Bindi Yadav, a powerful and rich businessman has been ordered to jail for sabotaging the evidence. The Judge also slapped ₹one lakh fine on Rocky Yadav, ₹50,000 on Bindi Yadav, while ₹10,000 penalty was imposed on each of the other two life convicts. (more...)
Congress faces storms in return Congress faces storms in return
- September 06, 2017

Congress is back in session after a five-week summer recess, but a heavy work load awaits them as legislative deadlines quickly approach. Many expressed hope that the horrors inflicted on Texas by Hurricane Harvey would promote a sense of common goal on Capitol Hill. (more...)
How Many Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
- September 06, 2017

Juno Therapeutics Inc now has $4.43 billion valuation. Virtus Advisers Inc accumulated 86,567 shares or 0.45% of the stock. (NYSE:DSW). Frontier Cap Mgmt Co Ltd Liability Com invested in 1.14M shares. It also reduced Cincinnati Finl Corp (NASDAQ:CINF) stake by 6,171 shares and now owns 186,392 shares. Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) was raised too. (more...)
University President Responds to DACA Ruling University President Responds to DACA Ruling
- September 06, 2017

NORMAL- Shortly after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced an end to DACA, rallies and protests began in central IL. They know only one nation: the United States, which is where they were raised. "I still wouldn't be able to pick up everything and go back, because I've grown up here". " Right now it's the emotional toll that it's having on our students", she said. (more...)
House Intelligence Committee Subpoenas FBI, DOJ for Dossier Documents House Intelligence Committee Subpoenas FBI, DOJ for Dossier Documents
- September 06, 2017

Former FBI Director James Comey insisted the dossier be included in an intelligence report on alledged Russian meddling in last year's election. Divisions between the congressional investigators and those with the Justice Department have been rising, CNN reported Tuesday morning , and the subpoenas seem to provide further indication of that tension. (more...)
People Arrested in Missing Alexandria Teen Investigation People Arrested in Missing Alexandria Teen Investigation
- September 06, 2017

She is being treated for minor injuries at the Douglas County Hospital. The area director for YFC is Kevin Taylor. The case is still under investigation, according to the release. Police didn't provide any additional details, and say the case is still under investigation. When she returned home, Jasmine was gone, but her belongings were still in the home. (more...)
Brazil corruption scandal: former president Dilma Rousseff is charged Brazil corruption scandal: former president Dilma Rousseff is charged
- September 06, 2017

The 230-page document filed with the Supreme Court accused Lula of heading the organization. The dates mentioned in the legal indictment roughly coincide with Silva's and Rousseff's tenures as presidents. Their Workers' Party allegedly pocketed $475m in bribe money, "making use of public entities including Petrobras, the National Development Bank (BNDES) and the Planning Ministry", according to the charges. (more...)

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