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Most Americans Oppose DACA Repeal, Support Path to Citizenship for 'Dreamers' Most Americans Oppose DACA Repeal, Support Path to Citizenship for 'Dreamers'
- September 14, 2017

While being hard on immigration Trump has always been sympathetic to the plight of the dreamers. I can see this point, but like I mentioned earlier, the DREAM act has been proposed since 2001 and it has not gone anywhere. Once the program was rescinded, the organization came together to write the letter and included its list of demands. " Nothing that has been done by the Trump administration changes how Seton Hall University views any of our students, especially our students who were ... (more...)
Ohio Department of Education releases school report cards Ohio Department of Education releases school report cards
- September 14, 2017

Districts and schools were graded on six components for the 2016-2017 school year. The Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) once again received nearly all F's. The CMSD put out a statement about the report card saying despite progress there is more work to be done. The components are Achievement, Progress, Gap Closing, Graduation Rate, K-3 Literacy and Prepared for Success . (more...)
Explosion injures 15 soldiers on training field at Fort Bragg Explosion injures 15 soldiers on training field at Fort Bragg
- September 14, 2017

No definitive word on what caused this explosion at a Special Forces training center, but the initial report from WRAL hints at an accident . WTVD reported reported that 15 soldiers were taken to Womack Medical Center. Fort Bragg is a military installation located near Fayetteville, North Carolina, and has been home to the United States Airborne for several decades. (more...)
May to give speech in Florence on new `Special Partnership' with EU May to give speech in Florence on new `Special Partnership' with EU
- September 14, 2017

But a spokesman for the Prime Minister said Mrs May "wants to give a speech on the EU's future relationship with Europe in its historical heart". "She will underline the government's wish for a deep and special partnership with the European Union once the United Kingdom leaves the EU", he said. (more...)
Thousands of film reels including Satyajit Ray and Kurosawa classics go missing Thousands of film reels including Satyajit Ray and Kurosawa classics go missing
- September 14, 2017

The National Film Archive of India, the storehouse for most of the country's and worldwide film reels, had got a Pune-base private firm Cameo Digital Systems Private Limited in 2010 to paste barcodes on every reel in custody. These include works of Sergei Eisenstein ( Battleship Potemkin ), Vittorio De Sica ( Bicycle Thieves aka The Bicycle Thief), Akira Kurosawa ( Seven Samurai ), Roman Polanski (Knife in the Water) and Andrzej Wajda (Ashes and Diamonds). (more...)
UN Secretary General calls for suspending military action in Myanmar UN Secretary General calls for suspending military action in Myanmar
- September 14, 2017

The refugees speak of indiscriminate clearance operations, huts set on fire and family members being taken away and never heard from again. Htay said that of 471 "Bengali" villages in three townships, 176 are now completely empty and at least 34 others are partially abandoned. (more...)
Singapore Grand Prix: Mercedes face a 'tough task' to defeat Sebastian Vettel Singapore Grand Prix: Mercedes face a 'tough task' to defeat Sebastian Vettel
- September 14, 2017

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff said the German marque faced a hard weekend - but he will take heart from the fact that in five of the last seven seasons, the winning driver in Italy also took the chequered flag in Singapore . It is nearly certain that the Spaniard will sign a one-year extension with the British team, who are set to switch from Honda to Renault power in 2018. (more...)
Government announces extra cash for Isle of Wight schools Government announces extra cash for Isle of Wight schools
- September 14, 2017

She told the Commons: "Not only will the national funding formula direct resources where they are most needed, helping to ensure that every child can get the high quality education that they deserve, wherever they live, it will also provide that money through a transparent formula". (more...)
European Union extends sanctions against Russian Federation until March 2018 European Union extends sanctions against Russian Federation until March 2018
- September 14, 2017

Brussels removed from its sanctions list four separatists who have died since the last renewal. And following a merger involving three listed entities, these entities were removed from the list and the company into which they have merged - Crimean Sea Ports - was added. (more...)
Hillary Clinton pounds NY Times for 'schizophrenic' email coverage Hillary Clinton pounds NY Times for 'schizophrenic' email coverage
- September 14, 2017

But an even dumber 'scandal, '" Clinton added of the email server. The weighting and the kind of collective memory on eighth avenue where this news organization ( New York Times ) is for example Their collective memory and the kind of narrative that they tell about the election is not grounded in the reality of the election as much as it should be if you're the paper of record for example. (more...)
Eldorado receives arbitration notice for Greek project Eldorado receives arbitration notice for Greek project
- September 14, 2017

Canada's Trade Minister flagged "troublesome" permit delays for Eldorado Gold Corp in a letter to the Greek Minister of Mines and Energy earlier this year, Francois-Philippe Champagne told Reuters on Wednesday. "Despite the Greek government's refusal to engage with Eldorado, we believe that this matter could still be resolved through good faith negotiations". (more...)
Trump, Melania leave for Florida to inspect effect of Hurricane Irma Trump, Melania leave for Florida to inspect effect of Hurricane Irma
- September 14, 2017

After record flooding from Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of Texas earlier this month, Trump made two visits - first to Corpus Christi and Austin on August 29 and later to Houston on September 2. Utility officials warned it could take 10 days or more for power to be fully restored. He toured a Houston shelter housing hundreds of displaced people and walking streets lined with soggy, discarded possessions. (more...)
FEMA Estimates 25% of Florida Keys Homes Destroyed by Irma FEMA Estimates 25% of Florida Keys Homes Destroyed by Irma
- September 14, 2017

Florida Power & Light Co, the state's largest utility company, said western parts of the territory may remain without electricity until September 22. The fate of the Florida Keys , where Irma rumbled through with Category 4 muscle, remains largely a question mark. (more...)
Lawyers plea to keep 'weak' and 'sick' Anthony Weiner out of jail Lawyers plea to keep 'weak' and 'sick' Anthony Weiner out of jail
- September 14, 2017

Weiner is scheduled to be sentenced later this month. As part of his plea bargain, he agreed not to appeal any sentence between 21 and 27 months. He pleaded guilty in May; the charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years. Clinton has called Comey's letter the reason she lost the election. "This crime is a product of a sickness", the memo read. Investigators found those emails when they were probing into whether Weiner violated federal law by exchanging sexually explicit texts with the ... (more...)
Tropical Storm Max expected to bring 'dangerous flooding' to Mexico Tropical Storm Max expected to bring 'dangerous flooding' to Mexico
- September 14, 2017

Maximum amounts in excess of 20 inches are possible over coastal areas of Guerrero. Heavy rains from the storm may produce life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, the center said. The post fourth Hurricane Max forms off Mexico's southwestern coast appeared first on Vanguard News . Hurricane Jose is still lingering in the Atlantic Ocean and is no longer expected to hit the United States. (more...)
China supports UN Security Council resolution on DPRK China supports UN Security Council resolution on DPRK
- September 14, 2017

He urged them to stop the development of nuclear missiles, and urged the USA and the Republic of Korea (ROK) to avoid any actions that may further complicate the situation. Monday's resolution followed a council resolution on August 5, which imposed a ban on the export of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore, and seafood from North Korea, among other restrictive measures. (more...)
Richard Branson's luxury Necker Island home 'devastated' by Irma Richard Branson's luxury Necker Island home 'devastated' by Irma
- September 14, 2017

Roads were blocked and a museum was in ruins. His home was damaged and remains boarded up as he continues to clean up. In Caibarien, a small coastal city about 200 miles (320 kilometers) east of Havana , winds downed power lines and a three-block area was under water. (more...)
Dozens killed in twin gun and bomb terror attacks in Iraq Dozens killed in twin gun and bomb terror attacks in Iraq
- September 14, 2017

He warned that the death toll could rise as numerous wounded were in serious condition. Shortly afterward two suicide bombers, including one driving a vehicle rigged with explosives, blew themselves and the auto up at a security checkpoint nearby, Iraqi officials told AFP . (more...)
Jets, Bryan Little agree to 6-year contract extension Jets, Bryan Little agree to 6-year contract extension
- September 14, 2017

In 2013-14, as a 26-year-old, Little produced a 64-point season, a career-high, coinciding with the one time in his career he appeared in all 82 games. Little's 0.80 points-per-game last season was a career high, though a fractured vertebrae forced him to miss about a quarter of the season. Little has played 672 games, third-most games played in franchise history. (more...)
Trump gives assurances on tax reform, immigration in meeting with House members Trump gives assurances on tax reform, immigration in meeting with House members
- September 14, 2017

Over a dinner of Chinese food, Trump and the Democratic leaders also discussed issues related to U.S. "Plus BIG border security". Despite voters' support for allowing dreamers to remain in the United States, just four in 10 said they were "very" or "somewhat" confident that Congress will pass a bill to grant DACA recipients protection from deportation within six months. (more...)
Dense Fog Advisory for Ottawa and Allegan Counties Dense Fog Advisory for Ottawa and Allegan Counties
- September 14, 2017

That could create hazardous driving conditions during the morning commute on Interstates 80, 94, 90 and 65. It forced all of the Branch County school districts to delay the start of classes by two hours for the first time this year. This morning: Areas of fog. Thursday: More clouds than sun early, but increasing sun in the afternoon. Forecasters were predicting a weekend warm-up, with highs in the mid-80s Saturday and Sunday. (more...)
Vivendi to appeal Consob decision on Telecom Italia Vivendi to appeal Consob decision on Telecom Italia
- September 14, 2017

Vivendi has previously acknowledged it directs and coordinates activities at Telecom Italia, but denied having de facto control under Italian law. "AMF has asked Vivendi to give a detailed analysis on the elements that led it to conclude there is an absence of control of Telecom Italia by Vivendi according to worldwide accounting standards (IFRS)", the spokeswoman said. (more...)
Clean Chit to Six Accused in Pehlu Khan Murder Case Clean Chit to Six Accused in Pehlu Khan Murder Case
- September 14, 2017

However, Khan's family and the Meo community were unhappy with the shifting of the case. Khan was beaten up by a group of men near Alwar while he was transporting cattle to Haryana . April 16: After a fortnight, Rajasthan Police say they will not arrest the six named in the FIR before interrogating them to make sure they were involved in the crime. (more...)
Police arrest CEO of world's largest meatpacker Police arrest CEO of world's largest meatpacker
- September 14, 2017

Since the plea bargain deal was signed on May 31, Temer and the Batistas have traded barbs - taking their rift to corporate boardrooms. Batista had met with Temer at his Brasilia residence in March and secretly recorded the president allegedly discussing payment of hush money to keep an imprisoned former ally from testifying. (more...)
Employers Should Have Plan in Place for End of DACA Employers Should Have Plan in Place for End of DACA
- September 14, 2017

He also signed a November 21, 2016 letter entitled "Statement in Support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program and our Undocumented Immigrant Students", which was cosigned by over 600 other university presidents. The proposal provides additional funding for immigration legal services under the One California program, and the California Community College Chancellor's Office will receive $7 million. (more...)
Student Killed Confronting Gunman at Washington High School Student Killed Confronting Gunman at Washington High School
- September 14, 2017

Sharpe attempted to fire the first weapon but it jammed. Harper said the shooter had many friends and wasn't bullied, calling him "nice and amusing and weird". According to the Spokesman Review , the shooter has been identified as Caleb Sharpe. "This morning's shooting at Freeman High School is heartbreaking". (more...)
One arrested after three children found dead in West Sacramento home One arrested after three children found dead in West Sacramento home
- September 14, 2017

Robert Hodges was taken into custody shortly after midnight early Thursday morning, after he was pulled over by California Highway Patrol officers on Interstate 80 near West El Camino Avenue in Sacramento. The mother witnessed Hodges kill her children, and she was a victim of domestic violence, but no details about what happened to her were released, Kinney said. (more...)
European vegoils-Palm oil boosted by gains in energy markets European vegoils-Palm oil boosted by gains in energy markets
- September 14, 2017

Malaysia's total output of crude palm oil in 2016 stood at 17.3 million tonnes, or 29.4 per cent of the global production. Meanwhile, Malaysian product exports into India accounted for RM32.01 billion past year, making the country as the fifth largest trading partner for Malaysia. (more...)
President Trump, top Democrats agree on young immigrants President Trump, top Democrats agree on young immigrants
- September 14, 2017

Mnuchin signaled ahead of the meeting that the administration would be open to changes sought by lawmakers to improve the chances for passage of a tax overhaul this year. "We're going to give it a shot", Trump said Wednesday of the bipartisan approach. They are hoping to make progress on forging the budget plan, which is required to stave off potential Democratic blocking tactics and pass the subsequent tax bill only with GOP votes. (more...)
Turkey central bank holds key rates after inflation bump
- September 14, 2017

The Monetary Policy Committee, led by TCMB Governor Murat Cetinkaya, kept the one-week repo rate unchanged at 8 percent, in line with economists' expectations. The Committee assesses that the implementation of the structural reforms would contribute to the potential growth significantly, the TCMB noted. "Accordingly, the committee chose to maintain the tight stance of monetary policy", the bank said in a statement. (more...)

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