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Parliamentarians demand withdrawal of presidential medal given to Suu Kyi Parliamentarians demand withdrawal of presidential medal given to Suu Kyi
- September 10, 2017

More than a dozen Nobel laureates also criticized Suu Kyi for failing to uphold the human rights of Rohingya Muslims , calling for immediate action to avoid "ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity". He said rehabilitation and development are important and the citizenship issue must be settled, but the first priority needed to be "the detoxification of risky ideology of extremism". (more...)
Ryan won't back scrapping debt ceiling amid reported Trump-Schumer pact Ryan won't back scrapping debt ceiling amid reported Trump-Schumer pact
- September 10, 2017

Trump had struck the deal with Democrats on Wednesday, in an unusual twist in hyperpartisan Washington . In return, Trump would get his triumphant signing ceremonies in the White House Rose Garden. When asked whether they would re-elect their member of Congress , if he or she had "increased the debt ceiling to spend more money the government doesn't have, without any new constraints on future spending", 66 percent of Republicans said they would not re-elect, 55 percent of Democrats said they ... (more...)
Two injured as fire engulfs Awami Markaz Tower in Islamabad Two injured as fire engulfs Awami Markaz Tower in Islamabad
- September 10, 2017

All the injured were rushed to the hospital where two of them could not survive, and third is in critical condition in burn unit. According to details, the incident took place in Red Zone area near Parliament and President House, and the blaze broke out in Federal Tax Ombudsman office at 07:30 AM. (more...)
Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in N.Korea impasse Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in N.Korea impasse
- September 10, 2017

Putin made the comments after meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia . The countries have suggested that the United States and South Korea halt all major war games in exchange for North Korea halting its testing programme. (more...)
Trump 'not my bride' says Putin Trump 'not my bride' says Putin
- September 10, 2017

Russian Federation and the United States have been feuding over the closing of embassies in the two countries. Russia's foreign ministry slammed the USA move as a "blatantly hostile act" and demanded a reversal of the order. "So, we reserve the right to make a decision regarding this number of USA diplomats in Moscow ". The former two facilities are Russia's government property. (more...)
Not in love: Putin declares Trump is not his bride
- September 10, 2017

Trump's actions reflect the interests of his country; my actions reflect the interests of mine. "I want to also highlight that it's our hope that with this move in the direction of parity, which the Russians said they were seeking, we can avoid further retaliatory actions by both sides". (more...)
NC opens emergency shelters for Irma evacuees NC opens emergency shelters for Irma evacuees
- September 10, 2017

As Hurricane Irma tracks west, its probable path has shifted towards central Tennessee. State officials in North Carolina say they remain vigilant, especially in the western part of the state, where forecasters say 3 to 8 inches of rain are expected, with as much as 12 inches possible in some spots. (more...)
Trump To Residents In Irma's Path: 'Just Get Out Of Its Way'
- September 10, 2017

President Trump has declared federal emergencies for Florida, Georgia and SC ahead of Hurricane Irma , which is expected to make landfall near Miami early Sunday. Thousands who stayed behind to face Hurricane Irma are flooding into shelters, and according to The News-Press , some county shelters are already full. (more...)
Saaho: Prabhas' stylish look for Rs 150 crore film goes viral Saaho: Prabhas' stylish look for Rs 150 crore film goes viral
- September 10, 2017

Thanku #Baahubali aka #Prabhas aka #Darling for Virat's Birthday gift. "You're awesome! #amarendrabaahubali#bigheart #excitedkid #SeptemberBaby" (sic)", Vikram said in an Instagram post while sharing the picture of the sword. After Baaghi, Shraddha Kapoor will be seen performing high-octane action scenes in her forthcoming film Sahoo. Now the reports are doing rounds that noted Hollywood stun choreographer Kenny Bates has been appointed to offer a visual treat to fans. (more...)
Putin calls for support of Russian-Chinese plan Putin calls for support of Russian-Chinese plan
- September 10, 2017

Security Council's response. Meanwhile, China's permanent representative to the UN Liu Jieyi on Monday condemned the latest nuclear test by North Korea and urged the country to return to the track of dialogue. Moon, the son of North Korean refugees, has continued to seek dialogue even as he bolsters South Korea's defenses. South Korean warships conducted live-fire exercises at sea on Tuesday in a second straight day of military swagger from a nation still rattled by the North's ... (more...)
These Are Donald Trump's Properties That Could Get Hit By Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Bernd Lembke, Mar-a-Lago's managing director, did not return a call Thursday seeking comment. Jeff Masters, director of the Weather Underground forecasting service, said the biggest threat to Mar-a-Lago will not be Irma's winds, which could top 140 miles per hour. (more...)
12 people drown at Karachi's Hawkesbay beach 12 people drown at Karachi's Hawkesbay beach
- September 10, 2017

The dead were identified as Falza 17, Atif 30, Hamza 12, Ebad, 15, Ali 26, Wahaj 28, Umair 30, Ali 25, Saud 50, and Taha 20. Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has expressed sorrow and grief over drowning of twelve persons at Karachi's Hawkesbay beach. (more...)
Putin insists sanctions on North Korea will be a global 'catastrophe' Putin insists sanctions on North Korea will be a global 'catastrophe'
- September 10, 2017

Putin also condemned North Korea's latest nuclear tests but said he doubted that more sanctions would deter the hermit state from carrying out more tests. Tokyo stocks dropped today with exporters under pressure as the yen hit a 10-month high against the dollar and traders kept a nervous eye on a possible fresh North Korean missile launch. (more...)
McCain says he's feeling 'fine' after brain cancer treatment McCain says he's feeling 'fine' after brain cancer treatment
- September 10, 2017

I'm very happy with what I've been able to do. "And I'm very confident about getting through this one as well". And there's two ways of looking at these things. - we need to do that, and make that part of the dreamers part". John McCain on Sunday called for the United States to step up its presence around North Korea and make clear to its leader, Kim Jong Un, that aggressive acts would lead to the annihilation of his country. (more...)
Pregnant Maryland Teacher Missing All Week Sent 'Troubling' Text Pregnant Maryland Teacher Missing All Week Sent 'Troubling' Text
- September 10, 2017

A spokesman for the police says Wallen is close with her family and left no indication why she may have left or where she may have gone. The vehicle belonging to a pregnant high school teacher missing since Monday has been found a county near the school where she taught in Maryland, police said. (more...)
Government focussed on strengthening armed forces: Nirmala Sitharaman Government focussed on strengthening armed forces: Nirmala Sitharaman
- September 10, 2017

Hailing the initiative as ambitious and arduous, Sitharaman said, "It is an opportunity that no one easily gets to be amongst these inspired and motivated women. The minister then addressed the Air Warriors and interacted with them. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also met the crew and had extended his best wishes for the mission. (more...)
Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list
- September 10, 2017

Both the House of Representatives and the Senate put their shoulders to the wheel over the last two days, agreeing to fund essential disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, now heading toward South Florida. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Indicated He Would Sign A DREAM Act Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Indicated He Would Sign A DREAM Act
- September 10, 2017

Trump on Tuesday said he will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, enacted by President Barack Obama , in six months, during which time he says Congress should pass new immigration laws. At one point Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive and Democratic donor, drew hisses when he asked House Republicans to "vote for the debt ceiling for me", according to Rep. (more...)
NC governor declares state of emergency due to Irma
- September 10, 2017

The state department of transportation is warning of increased traffic on interstates in North Carolina, particularly those that run south to north. The Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos, Haiti and Cuba could all get unsafe weather by Friday, the center says. (more...)
North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin
- September 10, 2017

He also suggested on Twitter the two countries lacked unanimity on North Korea, faulting new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has been more conciliatory to the North, for his government's "talk of appeasement". The scuffles occurred on Wednesday evening as riot police tried to break out protesting crowds of about 400 residents in North Gyeongsang Province's Seongju County - some 300 kilometers south of the capital, Seoul - where two of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ... (more...)
San Diego State at Arizona State San Diego State at Arizona State
- September 10, 2017

Arizona State allowed 398 passing yards and three touchdowns to New Mexico State, so its secondary is an area the Aztecs might look to exploit early. Kush, who coached the Sun Devils from 1958-1979, passed away on June 22. The 2-point conversion failed, leaving the Sun Devils down 30-20. San Diego State defeated Arizona State 30-20. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Red Cross opens shelters across SC Hurricane Irma: Red Cross opens shelters across SC
- September 10, 2017

Local emergency officials echoed that sentiment. On Saturday, he said emergency crews shifted to the western part of the state with the change in path. "We have seen significant numbers of evacuees stopping at our interstate visitor centers and rest areas seeking lodging, and there are few hotel rooms remaining available", said NC Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry. (more...)
Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider
- September 10, 2017

Greg Abbott estimates at around $180 billion. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly approved a bill that will provide $15.25 billion in aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey and keep the government running until early December. (more...)
Final: Minnesota 48, Oregon State 14 Final: Minnesota 48, Oregon State 14
- September 10, 2017

Minnesota has hit the under in its last four games against the Pac-12 while Oregon State has done the same in its last four against Big Ten opponents. Rodney Smith and Shannon Brooks combined for 145 rushing yards on 41 carries and a touchdown to lead the offense . Two OSU turnovers have led to 10 points. (more...)
Irish family's relief as new baby arrives hours before Hurricane Irma hit Irish family's relief as new baby arrives hours before Hurricane Irma hit
- September 10, 2017

There's literally no water. "Hurricane Irma produced extraordinarily low air pressure (27.0 inches) approaching the Leeward Islands, when maximum sustained winds reached 185 mph for a record 37 consecutive hours on September 5-6", he said . (more...)
Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Recommendation for Cisco Systems,
- September 10, 2017

The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Tuesday, October 6 with "Buy". (NASDAQ: CSCO ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "Cisco Systems: Bullish Breakout Ahead" published on August 14, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "Cisco Systems' (CSCO) Management Presents at Citi 2017 Global Technology ..." with publication date: September 07, 2017. (more...)
GOP rep: Trump did not make a 'good deal' on debt ceiling GOP rep: Trump did not make a 'good deal' on debt ceiling
- September 10, 2017

Mr. Trump cut a deal with Democrats on Wednesday that provided funding for Tropical Storm Harvey clean-up efforts as well as a three-month extension of the debt ceiling. Unlike congressional Republican leaders, Trump remains popular among Republican voters, and especially in solidly Republican districts such as Jordan's in northwest Ohio. (more...)
Two Florida Law Enforcement Officers Killed in Pre-Irma Crash Two Florida Law Enforcement Officers Killed in Pre-Irma Crash
- September 10, 2017

WPTV reported . The local news outlet reported Bridges left the shelter to get more supplies from her home to help take care of evacuees. According to NDN, Sheriff Arnold Lanier identified the victims as Deputy Julie Bridges and corrections Sgt. (more...)
Sikh politician shuts down racist heckler with 'love and courage' Sikh politician shuts down racist heckler with 'love and courage'
- September 10, 2017

Indian-born Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh was gentleman extraordinaire when he had to handle a racist rant at an event in Ontario. The incident took place at the Professor's Lake Recreation Centre where the event themed " JagMeet And Greet " was organised. (more...)
British Suspect Iran Or Russia May Have Helped N. Korea Nuclear Program British Suspect Iran Or Russia May Have Helped N. Korea Nuclear Program
- September 10, 2017

Iran is at the top of the list of suspected countries. "North Korean scientists are people of some ability, but clearly they're not doing it entirely in a vacuum", an unnamed government minister told the paper. The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany conducted long-running talks with Iran that led to a 2015 deal for global sanctions to be lifted in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear activities. (more...)

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