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Trump's rescinding of immigrant protection an evil act | Letters Trump's rescinding of immigrant protection an evil act | Letters
- September 07, 2017

With President Trump's announcement on Tuesday that his administration is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the White House made clear it wants a legislative solution from Congress to protect the roughly 800,000 "DREAMers", who came to the USA illegally as children and now could face the possibility of deportation. (more...)
Russian Federation says it has seen no positive impact from North Korea sanctions Russian Federation says it has seen no positive impact from North Korea sanctions
- September 07, 2017

But speaking at the closure of the BRICs summit in Beijing - which hosted the leaders of Brazil, India, China and South Africa - Putin said that while Russian Federation condemned North Korea's latest actions, imposing any kind of sanctions would be "useless and ineffective". (more...)
North Korea nuclear test caused landslides North Korea nuclear test caused landslides
- September 07, 2017

Han's Tuesday comments aren't the first time that North Korea has referred to its actions as a " gift " for the United States . "Europe risks being within range of (North Korean President) Kim Jong Un's missiles sooner than expected". Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea had successfully conducted its sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday. (more...)
Maybin's homer in 9th lifts Astros past Mariners 5-3 Maybin's homer in 9th lifts Astros past Mariners 5-3
- September 07, 2017

The Mariners send rookie right-hander Andrew Moore back to the mound for his first start since July 26 and his first appearance since August 11. "New team", Verlander said. "I think I have to tip my hat to Maybin", Diaz said. Chris Devenski (8-3) pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the win. First-inning singles by Jean Segura, Nelson Cruz and Seager staked the Mariners to a 1-0 lead. (more...)
Ernst Urges President to Maintain Trade Agreement with South Korea Ernst Urges President to Maintain Trade Agreement with South Korea
- September 07, 2017

To view the full article, register now. It went onto describe Korea as "a significant economic partner", the United States' seventh largest export market and "a vital customer for US manufacturers, services providers, farmers, and ranchers". (more...)
Trump's Tough Talk On North Korea Puts China In A Tough Spot Trump's Tough Talk On North Korea Puts China In A Tough Spot
- September 07, 2017

A US-drafted resolution obtained by AFP also called for banning textile exports and ending payments made to North Korean labourers sent overseas, further depriving the regime of revenue to pursue its military programs. Mr Turnbull added that he and the United States leader agreed "China is not responsible for North Korea's conduct" but noted that it has the "greatest leverage" over the country. (more...)
EAM Swaraj's visit to EEF 'historic' for India-Russia relationship: Indian envoy EAM Swaraj's visit to EEF 'historic' for India-Russia relationship: Indian envoy
- September 07, 2017

Swaraj met Lavrov on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum being held in Vladivostok. "Politically, India has the best of relations with Russian Federation". External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday told her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that the "rock solid" friendship between the two countries can not be weakened by anyone. (more...)
Putin urges Trump to avoid hysteria on North Korea Putin urges Trump to avoid hysteria on North Korea
- September 07, 2017

The Russian president also said his government reserves the right to cut further the number of American diplomatic staff in Moscow , in response to what he described as Washington's "boorish" treatment of Russia's diplomatic staff in the United States. (more...)
You Won't Believe It! Trump and Democrats came to an Agreement! You Won't Believe It! Trump and Democrats came to an Agreement!
- September 07, 2017

Democrats , though a minority in Congress , have increased political leverage on debt-limit and budget votes because Republican leaders regularly lack sufficient support among their own party members; conservative hardliners typically oppose any measures to increase spending or the debt ceiling. (more...)
Man accused of stabbing brother to death Man accused of stabbing brother to death
- September 07, 2017

Timothy Record, 20, was apprehended by Leominster police at the family home at 20 Lakeshore Drive and was brought to the Leominster police station, where he was questioned and later arrested. A man allegedly killed his brother when the two got into a fight over Internet bandwidth at their MA home, according to new reports. Record's defense attorney, Blake Rubin, said his client is "upset, as expected". (more...)
GOP leaders 'visibly annoyed' when Ivanka Trump crashes Oval Office meeting GOP leaders 'visibly annoyed' when Ivanka Trump crashes Oval Office meeting
- September 07, 2017

In a statement issued before the meeting, Pelosi and Schumer said Democrats were prepared to offer their votes for both the hurricane funding and a three-month suspension of the debt limit. Trump had tangled repeatedly with Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi. Is there any real possibility that Democrats would have opposed a 12-month debt ceiling increase if it would have meant blocking billions of federal dollars for Harvey victims? "The reported deal simply exploits people who ... (more...)
Conservative groups urge House members to back 'transformative tax reform' Conservative groups urge House members to back 'transformative tax reform'
- September 07, 2017

House conservatives, including members of the Freedom Caucus, have indicated they would oppose a clean bill that doesn't include spending reductions. This year has, so far, seen plenty of drama and infighting among the president and congressional leaders. (more...)
Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'
- September 07, 2017

He stressed that a military option should be "ruled out of any discussions". The global community is in a "in a much better place" to deal with Pyongyang "than if we had foreclosed on the diplomatic options", Swift said. Putin added, "The country was demolished, and Saddam Hussein was hanged". "At the same time, it is clear that it is impossible to resolve the problem of the Korean peninsula only by sanctions and pressure", he said. (more...)
Trump's Dreamers decision wasn't a hit with the late-night media Trump's Dreamers decision wasn't a hit with the late-night media
- September 07, 2017

Chamber of Commerce, who support legislation to allow these immigrants to stay. "As President Trump's statements about Mexico and those with Mexican roots show, the President has demonstrated a willingness to disparage Mexicans in a misguided attempt to secure support from his constituency, even when such impulses are impermissible motives for directing governmental policy", the attorneys general wrote. (more...)
Syria army says Israeli strikes hit military facility in west Syria army says Israeli strikes hit military facility in west
- September 07, 2017

An Israeli plane has targeted Syrian army positions in the Hama province, killing two servicemen and causing material damage, Syrian general command said in a statement. Syria denies having or using chemical weapons . The Middle-Eastern nation has reportedly carried out clandestine attacks on weapons site in Syria before. (more...)
Katia becomes hurricane in Gulf of Mexico Katia becomes hurricane in Gulf of Mexico
- September 07, 2017

Hurricane Jose graduated from tropical storm status Wednesday afternoon when sustained winds picked up to 75 miles per hour. Tonight on Channel 11 News, Severe Weather Team 11 is tracking when Hurricane Irma will make landfall in Florida and how it could impact us here. (more...)
United States lawmakers approve major Hurricane Harvey aid package United States lawmakers approve major Hurricane Harvey aid package
- September 07, 2017

Lawmakers face a daunting workload and fast-approaching deadlines, including the need to fund the government and increase the United States' $19.9 trillion debt ceiling by month's end. The House has passed a $7.9 billion Harvey aid package. The bigger debates could be even more volatile. "So, that would make it harder to do the CR but I do think it's fine to do the debt". (more...)
Huckabee Sanders: Trump Will Donate One Million Dollars To Hurricane Harvey Relief Huckabee Sanders: Trump Will Donate One Million Dollars To Hurricane Harvey Relief
- September 07, 2017

Without disclosing how much in total the Trump administration would request in funding, White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert told reporters on Thursday that there is a possibility that the administration may need more than the $120 billion that was appropriated for the destruction caused by hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005 , according to The Washington Post . (more...)
Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio deny smuggling allegations at Senate probe Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio deny smuggling allegations at Senate probe
- September 07, 2017

They said the allegations against them are "baseless" and purely based on "rumors". "I can not answer allegations based on hearsay", Paolo Duterte , the vice mayor of the southern city of Davao, told the Senate. "My presence here is for the Filipino people and for my fellow DavaoeƱos whom I serve", he added, referring to the people of Davao, where his father served as mayor for more than two decades before being elected president in 2016. (more...)
N. Korea Warns of 'More Gift Packages' for US
- September 07, 2017

Talking about tech, Hong Kong's telecom operators are awaiting the release of the iPhone 8. - Will not consider any deals or negotiations that involve placing its nuclear arsenal on the table . If one takes a look at North Korea on the map they will quickly realize that North Korea has nowhere to expand in a war, nowhere to go, nothing to gain but its own destruction. (more...)
Sebastian Janikowski agrees to new deal with Raiders Sebastian Janikowski agrees to new deal with Raiders
- September 07, 2017

It's common for a camp leg to take over and give the veteran some rest. Janikowski declined comment at his locker Tuesday, the day after Josh Lambo, Mike Nugent and Marshall Koehn had gone through workouts in Alameda. "I think it kind of took on a life of its own", Del Rio said. We're doing our due diligence. "We'll see how he goes throughout the work week". The Oakland Raiders and the longest tenured player in franchise history, kicker Sebastian Janikowski , have resolved a contractual ... (more...)
Nebraskans mixed on DACA decision, expert predicts outcome Nebraskans mixed on DACA decision, expert predicts outcome
- September 07, 2017

The administration's decision to rescind DACA was announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a press conference on Tuesday. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will cease processing applications for DACA . "We'll work together", the governor said. "I feel for anyone right now who is caught in the middle of this because of Congress". This would amount to almost 30,000 new USA job openings for American workers every month once the program is officially phased out. (more...)
Dennis Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' Between Trump and Kim Jong Dennis Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' Between Trump and Kim Jong
- September 07, 2017

As tensions between the United States and North Korea ratchet higher and higher, who could become the voice of reason? Rodman said he has visited North Korea "six or seven" times and gave an insight into what the pair get up to. If they could sit down and have some kind of mutual conversation... they don't have to be, like a friendship conversation... saying "Hi, I would love to engage in some words in politics over the history of your country and my country" and just try to start some ... (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Path of destruction in pictures Hurricane Irma: Path of destruction in pictures
- September 07, 2017

President Donald Trump has issued an emergency declaration for Puerto Rico, which hasn't seen a storm like Irma since Hurricane San Felipe in 1928. Irma is expected to make landfall in Florida over the weekend. Throughout South Florida, officials readied evacuation orders and people raided store shelves, buying up water and other hurricane supplies . (more...)
Jose strengthens into hurricane in Atlantic Ocean Jose strengthens into hurricane in Atlantic Ocean
- September 07, 2017

The Atlantic hurricane season's average peak is September 10, so we're not quite halfway through this already active season. NOAA issued their official forecast for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season in May and updated it in early August. (more...)
End of DACA Puts at Risk Up to 6000 Young Filipino Recipients End of DACA Puts at Risk Up to 6000 Young Filipino Recipients
- September 07, 2017

I'm just like any other person. "They have been very supportive of the DREAM Act". "They really don't. They grew up in the U.S., all they know is the system in the U.S., how everything works within the U.S. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in Downtown St. Louis. "This decision is unacceptable and does not reflect who we are as Americans", the bishops added. "And we should not allocate scarce tax dollars for in-state tuition to illegal immigrants and provide them scarce slots at our public colleges and ... (more...)
Vladimir Putin warns world faces 'global catastrophe' over North Korea Vladimir Putin warns world faces 'global catastrophe' over North Korea
- September 07, 2017

No headway could be made without political and diplomatic tools, Putin said. "The global political situation has become very serious due to North Korea's repeated provocations", Moon told Putin. President Barack Obama, late past year, expelled 35 Russian diplomats. South Korea and the United States are technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey: Flooding to continue in Houston Hurricane Harvey: Flooding to continue in Houston
- September 07, 2017

Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Houston around midday Saturday at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base - his second trip to Texas in a week. Texas U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has said that congressional appropriations for the storm damage are likely to come in separate amounts as the cleanup progresses. (more...)
Spanish, Moroccan police arrest 6 terror cell suspects Spanish, Moroccan police arrest 6 terror cell suspects
- September 07, 2017

One of them was arrested in Melilla, a tiny Spanish enclave in North Africa, and the other five arrests were made in Morocco, the statement added. The investigation found that the cell "had planned massive terrorist attacks" and routinely held nightly meetings "where they would carry out physical training and simulate decapitations". (more...)
7 coaches of Shaktipunj Express derail in Uttar Pradesh, no one injured 7 coaches of Shaktipunj Express derail in Uttar Pradesh, no one injured
- September 07, 2017

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu made a decision to move away from the post after the incident took place. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has been briefed about the incident. There was no fatality or injury to passengers. Fortunately, all of them are safe. Maintenance and renewal of tracks will also take place keeping in view of the derailment incidents that are taking place in the recent days. (more...)