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Federal Bureau of Investigation probing Utah cop who arrested nurse for refusing to draw blood Federal Bureau of Investigation probing Utah cop who arrested nurse for refusing to draw blood
- September 09, 2017

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has requested the FBI's assistance in the investigation into the arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow a blood draw from an unconscious patient without following proper procedure. "At the end of the day, this will be a better police department". The patient, William Gray of Rigby, Idaho, had been driving a tractor-trailer in northern Utah when he was hit head-on by a man fleeing from Utah Highway Patrol troopers in a pickup truck. (more...)
Ahmadiyya Faults Persecution of Rohingya Muslims Ahmadiyya Faults Persecution of Rohingya Muslims
- September 09, 2017

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party, which also organized rallies in Dhaka and elsewhere, has urged the country's government to "force Myanmar to take back the Rohingya". The Muslims groups also condemned the attitude of the government of India towards Rohingya migrants and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "soft-approach" towards the Myanmar government during his visit to the country. (more...)
Merkel, Xi back tougher sanctions against N.Korea: Berlin Merkel, Xi back tougher sanctions against N.Korea: Berlin
- September 09, 2017

Trump said at the White House on Wednesday that military action is not his "first choice" to address North Korea's ongoing moves to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, hours after he spoke by phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping . (more...)
South Koreans brace for possible test on North Korea's public holiday South Koreans brace for possible test on North Korea's public holiday
- September 09, 2017

In July, it tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that appeared to bring much of the mainland USA into range. Kim himself has called the ICBM tests "gift packages" that the North was delivering to the "US bastards". Trump has repeatedly said all options are on the table in dealing with North Korea, including the military one. North Korea's most influential newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, in its front page praised the country for becoming an "invincible nuclear power" after ... (more...)
Compare Hurricane Irma to Hurricane Andrew Compare Hurricane Irma to Hurricane Andrew
- September 09, 2017

One-third of the gas stations in the Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne region are empty. A JetBlue spokesman said flights leaving Florida through next Wednesday were sold out. Efforts to get more fuel into key areas of the state are underway. "Unfortunately, hoarding and panic buying have placed unnecessary strains on gasoline supplies at pumps in certain pockets of Texas, but the situation continues to improve and will likely be resolved within the next day or two", Ryan Sitton with the ... (more...)
Texas so far not raiding $10B 'rainy day' fund after Harvey Texas so far not raiding $10B 'rainy day' fund after Harvey
- September 09, 2017

Harvey has reignited years of simmering politics in Texas over Republicans socking away billions of dollars while making budget cuts and resisting calls to use the money toward public schools and other government services. It's hard for many of us to confront this situation because we're so used to driving our cars everywhere, and all the other conveniences that our carbon-based lifestyle has brought us. (more...)
Royal Caribbean uses idle ship to evacuate Florida employees as Irma approaches Royal Caribbean uses idle ship to evacuate Florida employees as Irma approaches
- September 09, 2017

Pioneer Trust National Bank & Trust N A Or reported 1,676 shares stake. Many other analysts also quite recently weighed in on RCL . BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises by 3,290.6% during the 1st quarter. (more...)
Private jet company opens for public to escape Hurricane Irma
- September 09, 2017

And a spokesperson for United Airlines told reporters it added six new flights out of Miami to its hubs. The flight stoppages in Florida come just two weeks after Hurricane Harvey pummeled Texas, shuttering operations for several days at Houston's busy airports. (more...)
Gov. Abbott Forms Commission To Aid Harvey Rebuilding Efforts Gov. Abbott Forms Commission To Aid Harvey Rebuilding Efforts
- September 09, 2017

For many victims of Hurricane Harvey, the clean up is just beginning. Faced with what is probably the biggest natural disaster in the state's history, Gov. The money given Friday was far short of what local leaders had asked for earlier this week. We will focus on restoring the work of infrastructure to provide a one-stop shop for access to state and federal resources and to ensure local officials are armed with information crucial for decision-making. (more...)
China: Sure, let's ramp up the sanctions on Kim China: Sure, let's ramp up the sanctions on Kim
- September 09, 2017

Asked if the USA would attack North Korea in response to the test , Trump said simply, "We'll see ". "Any new actions taken by the global community against the DPRK should serve the objective of curbing the DPRK's nuclear and missile programmes, while at the same time be conducive to restarting dialogue and consultation", he said. (more...)
Gov. Rauner exercising borrowing authority to pay down bill backlog Gov. Rauner exercising borrowing authority to pay down bill backlog
- September 09, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner acknowledged Thursday that IL has no choice but to borrow up to $6 billion to tackle a financial crisis largely caused by excessive borrowing, reversing earlier declarations that the state with the nation's worst credit rating wouldn't take on more debt under his watch. (more...)
Northcom Supporting Hurricane Irma Response Northcom Supporting Hurricane Irma Response
- September 09, 2017

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico starting today. This follows a deployment of helicopters Thursday from the USS Wasp amphibious warship to assist with damage assessment and medical evacuations from St. And as the storm closes in on Florida, numerous United States military bases in the region were preparing to evacuate their personnel and equipment. (more...)
Charlotte Motor Speedway to open doors to Irma evacuees Charlotte Motor Speedway to open doors to Irma evacuees
- September 09, 2017

Irma is still packing 185 miles per hour winds and is moving WNW at 17 miles per hour. "With severe weather forecasted to directly affect numerous states throughout the Southeast in the coming days, Bristol Motor Speedway's campgrounds are open to evacuees of Hurricane Irma", according to a news release. (more...)
Air Force Base prepares for Irma Air Force Base prepares for Irma
- September 09, 2017

Nellis Air Force Base said additional information involving the accident would be released at a later date. The crash was the first in two consecutive days of training-related crashes at the Nellis range. On Wednesday, two pilots ejected safely from A-10C Thunderbolt II jets about 8 p.m. and were evaluated by medical staff on base. The aircraft were on a routine training mission at the time of the crash. (more...)
Russian Federation air attack in Syria kills many ISIL fighters Russian Federation air attack in Syria kills many ISIL fighters
- September 09, 2017

In a statement, the Operation Inherent Resolve coalition said they had killed "weapons research leader" Abu Anas al-Shami in an airstrike near the town Mayadin. Khalimov headed the Tajik interior ministry's special forces unit before joining IS in 2015, pledging his allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Mosul in a YouTube video. (more...)
Pennsylvania Personnel Deploy in Advance of Hurricane Irma Pennsylvania Personnel Deploy in Advance of Hurricane Irma
- September 09, 2017

A local firefighter returned this week after helping in the relief effort in Texas during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey as part of Ohio Task Force 1 . "But we know it's going to happen". The dogs are trained to search for live humans buried beneath rubble. "None of us want to leave our families again, but at the same time we want to go help". (more...)
Time to get tough Prime Minister Time to get tough Prime Minister
- September 09, 2017

Britain has proposed an "invisible border" without border posts or immigration checks between the two after Brexit , but given no firm proposals how the customs frontier between Northern Ireland and the Republic would be monitored. Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable, who was business secretary in the David Cameron government (2010-2015) when May was home secretary, wrote to the prime minister, calling for publication of evidence on the impact of European Union migration that he claims ... (more...)
Wayne Larrivee's Packers-Seahawks pregame primer I: About the Seahawks Wayne Larrivee's Packers-Seahawks pregame primer I: About the Seahawks
- September 09, 2017

The Lambeau Field clash between two of the NFL's best teams will see Seattle's Michael Bennett line up opposite younger brother Martellus, who joined the Packers from New England in the off-season. At age 31, is that too much to ask of Matthews? "It's hard to imagine what more he can do or how much better he can play". It was Allen's third consecutive season cut short by injury, making the 2013 Sporting News Rookie of the Year a risky, but prime comeback candidate for the 2017 campaign. (more...)
Macron, in Greece, pushes for deeper eurozone integration Macron, in Greece, pushes for deeper eurozone integration
- September 09, 2017

The French leader is running into resistance in Berlin despite conciliatory public signals from German Chancellor Angela Merkel . The memorandum of understanding was signed as French President Emmanuel Macron - in Greece on an official visit - told reporters: "We were, we are and we will be here". (more...)
Suspect tackled on top of moving van during police chase Suspect tackled on top of moving van during police chase
- September 09, 2017

The suspect hopped on top of a van coming towards him in an apparent attempt at evading officers hot on his tail. The man was being chased in connection with a shooting, sources told Local 4 . Several police vehicles were right behind. "He did not stop; there was a brief police pursuit", LeValley said. This suspect is wanted for attempted murder at this point, and probably murder very soon. (more...)
Oklahoma State vs. South Alabama Live Stream Oklahoma State vs. South Alabama Live Stream
- September 09, 2017

ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT: Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy found plenty he'd like his team to improve on from an opening win over Tulsa. Friday's game begins at 8:00 p.m. We were focused on getting here, doing our job and getting out". Day in, day out, we practice hard. The 6-foot-5 senior has accounted for eight touchdowns in two games. (more...)
Kentucky Trial Could Make State First In US With No Abortion Clinic Kentucky Trial Could Make State First In US With No Abortion Clinic
- September 09, 2017

A federal trial that could determine whether Kentucky's last abortion clinic remains open is nearing a conclusion, but a ruling isn't expected for months . "The Bevin administration is working diligently to protect the health, welfare and lives of women in Kentucky", said Amanda Stamper, a spokeswoman for the governor. (more...)
Wayzata police officer struck and killed on U.S. 12, driver arrested Wayzata police officer struck and killed on U.S. 12, driver arrested
- September 09, 2017

After becoming a licensed peace officer in 1998, he worked for the Zumbrota Police Department as well as part time with the Olmsted and Goodhue county sheriff's offices. "We're overwhelmed by the outpouring of support that we've received as a police department from not only our community, but the law enforcement community at large". (more...)
Led surveillance aircraft leaves area near Daesh convoy in Syria Led surveillance aircraft leaves area near Daesh convoy in Syria
- September 09, 2017

Ryan Dillon, a USA coalition spokesman Thursday during a press conference from Baghdad. Shami was reportedly known to hatch plans to use bombs in external terror attack plots and "also oversaw the building of improvised explosives to rig corpses, vehicles and buildings to try and help Isis cling to strongholds they are losing in Iraq and Syria", Dillon said. (more...)
USA lawmakers urge Trump to keep S. Korea trade agreement USA lawmakers urge Trump to keep S. Korea trade agreement
- September 09, 2017

But they said the briefings' tone was sharply different from some of Trump's recent public statements. "I would prefer not going to the route of the military but it is certainly something that could happen", Trump said. "We've had presidents for 25 years now, they've been talking, talking, talking, and the day after an agreement is reached, new work begins in North Korea, continuation on nuclear", he said. (more...)
Israel's attorney general may indict Netanyahu's wife Israel's attorney general may indict Netanyahu's wife
- September 09, 2017

Ms Netanyahu has been variously accused of using money set aside for the prime minister's official residence for furniture and improvements to the pair's private home, hiring Likud Party central committee member Avi Fahima as an electrician against official advice, paying for her elderly father's care, inflating dinner party numbers to hire private chefs, and pocketing 23,000 shekels (£4,800) in recycling refunds. (more...)
Canadian court approves extradition of 'honor killing' accused to India Canadian court approves extradition of 'honor killing' accused to India
- September 09, 2017

It was alleged that both Sidhu and Badesha ordered the killing after Jassi secretly married a poor rickshaw driver instead of their choice. Jassi Sidhu was killed on a visit to India. Mrs Sidhu and Mr Badesha - the two Canadians accused - were arrested in Canada in 2012 under the Extradition Act following an global investigation by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Indian authorities. (more...)
Suu Kyi likens Rohingya issue to Kashmir Suu Kyi likens Rohingya issue to Kashmir
- September 09, 2017

The report said that Tohar has been trained in Pakistan by Lashkar e Tayyaba and while the Bangladesh government is also anxious about these terror links, a lack of an intelligence sharing network between India, Bangladesh and Myanmar may have prevented the latter from getting prior warning of the threat. (more...)
Dera search: Ram Rahim's orange and blue plastic currency seized Dera search: Ram Rahim's orange and blue plastic currency seized
- September 09, 2017

Replying to a question Mr Sandhu said that Honeypreet was not allowed to flee, in fact the charges against Honeypreet have been framed after investigation. DGP was addressing a press conference at Panchkula. Inspector general of police, Hisar, Amitabh Dhillon, Sirsa SP Ashwin Shenvi and Deputy Commissioner Prabhjot Singh checked all check-posts installed by the security forces. (more...)
BJP will fight 2019 Odisha polls alone: Amit Shah BJP will fight 2019 Odisha polls alone: Amit Shah
- September 09, 2017

Kodnani is the key accused in the Naroda Gaam massacre case and was convicted in the Naroda Patiya case. She has told the court that she has been unable to determine the address at which to serve him summons. Referring to Shah's statement on the non-performance of the State Government, Deb said, " BJP must come out with an answer why different ministries of the Central Government award the State Government for its contribution towards sports, rural schemes and other issues", he said and ... (more...)

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