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Bulgaria and Romania may join borderless Schengen area 'immediately' Bulgaria and Romania may join borderless Schengen area 'immediately'
- September 15, 2017

He said there would be no enlargement by the end of the term of the commission since no country will be ready for it, but that after 2019 the European Union would have more than 27 member states. "We must avoid another situation like the one in Greece", Kurz said. According to the European Union president, it was high time for Romania and Bulgaria to be brought into the EU's border-free Schengen zone "immediately", along with Croatia when it was ready. (more...)
Here comes Jose: Another hurricane poses a possible threat next week Here comes Jose: Another hurricane poses a possible threat next week
- September 15, 2017

Jose, however, is not forecast to become a major (which means Category 3 and above) hurricane this week. Jose had weakened and appeared somewhat elongated because of wind shear from the north. And Jose is not the only feature of concern in the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Long-range models suggest that the strengthening high-pressure area will then force the hurricane to move west-northwest toward the East Coast, according to the Weather Underground . (more...)
Briton killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka, reports say Briton killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka, reports say
- September 15, 2017

Both tourists and locals surf at Elephant Rock, which is a handsome secluded beach and very safe. He said: "He went in the jungle, about 800 meters". Tragedy struck when Paul McClean was washing his hands in the water , moments after finishing a surfing lesson close to his hotel. (more...)
DONALD TRUMP Visits Hurricane Irma-Ravaged Florida! DONALD TRUMP Visits Hurricane Irma-Ravaged Florida!
- September 15, 2017

Almost 2.7 million homes and businesses, about 1 in 4 Florida customers, were still without power Thursday. Meanwhile, some of the biggest stars in show business took part in a benefit concert Tuesday that raised more than $44 million for the victims of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey . (more...)
Bannon: Trump firing Federal Bureau of Investigation boss maybe biggest mistake in modern political history Bannon: Trump firing Federal Bureau of Investigation boss maybe biggest mistake in modern political history
- September 15, 2017

For those hoping Bannon's exit signalled a softening of the Trump adminsitration's extremism, his response to the "60 Minutes" interview proves he's exactly who we thought he was. Despite his complaint about Mr. Comey's firing, Mr. Bannon said he planned to be the President's "wingman outside for the entire time " he is in office. (more...)
Seth Moulton gets credit from Steve Bannon during interview with Charlie Rose Seth Moulton gets credit from Steve Bannon during interview with Charlie Rose
- September 15, 2017

You saw some of this in his recent appearance on CBS's 60 Minutes with interviewer Charlie Rose , where Bannon articulated his vision of "economic nationalism", defending it as a return to the approach that made the United States dynamic and prosperous in the 19 century. (more...)
European Parliament delegation postpones Myanmar visit European Parliament delegation postpones Myanmar visit
- September 15, 2017

The interventions add to worldwide pressure over the crisis that has sent almost 380,000 people fleeing to Bangladesh , particularly on Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi , who has been pilloried by rights groups for failing to speak up for the Rohingya minority. (more...)
Snow leopard no longer considered an endangered species Snow leopard no longer considered an endangered species
- September 15, 2017

The new assessment by several conservation organizations found that the snow leopard doesn't meet the two key criteria, says Tom McCarthy , the executive director of the Snow Leopard Program at Panthera , a wild cat conservation organization that took part in the assessment. (more...)
Southfield Police arrest suspects in home invasion Southfield Police arrest suspects in home invasion
- September 15, 2017

According to an email from Deputy Chief Nick Loussia, of the Southfield Police Department, police were called at around 3:22 p.m. September 13 to 23661 Telegraph Road on a report of a serious injury accident involving a pedestrian. Officers were dispatched to the area for a report of a home invasion in progress, Loussia said. The sergeant used his vehicle to pin the other vehicle against the first police auto, trapping the men, police said. (more...)
US National Debt Exceeds $20T After Congress, Trump Approve Debt Limit Bill
- September 15, 2017

McConnell said Congress would not have to again raise the debt ceiling until 2018 because the trifecta legislative package allows the Treasury Department to use its authority to implement "extraordinary measures" to extend the government's borrowing prowess. (more...)
Linebacker Jordan Jones out for SC Linebacker Jordan Jones out for SC
- September 15, 2017

He was seen in a sling after the game. "We have a lot of confidence in him", Stoops said. "Once I got that information he was ruled out for this week". He was third in the conference with 109 total tackles. With Jones out, the Cats will call on sophomore Eli Brown to step into the starting role. Redshirt freshman Jamar "Boogie" Watson will also move over to that spot to add depth. (more...)
Details On Tax Reform Slated For Release Within Weeks Details On Tax Reform Slated For Release Within Weeks
- September 15, 2017

That will be hard to do, and not just because a corporate rate cut is only one of many costly tax cuts Republicans want to pass. "The House, the Senate and the White House are starting from the same page and the same outline, and then the tax writers are going to take it from there on the details". (more...)
Calm urged as ruling nears in ex-St. Louis officer's trial Calm urged as ruling nears in ex-St. Louis officer's trial
- September 15, 2017

Stockley waived his right to a jury trial, leaving the decision in the hands of Judge Timothy Wilson. "And whatever the verdict is, we will also protect people's lives, their homes and our communities", he said. Both the St. Louis City and St. Louis County police departments have announced 12-hour shifts for officers starting Friday at 6 a.m. Is Greitens's action a precaution or a sign of the approaching verdict? Greitens and Mayor Lyda Krewson called for peace. (more...)
What should 'Dreamers' do now? Rutgers offering free DACA help Saturday What should 'Dreamers' do now? Rutgers offering free DACA help Saturday
- September 15, 2017

Hannity, one of the first openly pro-Trump hosts on the Fox News Channel, took to Twitter to explain how an amnesty under Trump's watch would be political suicide for the White House. He added that he is frustrated that being away from home at college meant he was unable to support his family members when they needed it the most . (more...)
In 3 Driving In School Zones Are Distracted In 3 Driving In School Zones Are Distracted
- September 15, 2017

They are New York, Kings and Queens Counties in New York, Miami-Dade County in Florida and San Francisco County in California. Researchers found 88 percent of all drivers are using their phones behind-the-wheel. The hours of 2 p.m.to 5 p.m. are the most risky. Zendrive attributes it to heavier work traffic. Kennard's school was among those used in the study. (more...)
Respect regional languages: President Kovind to Hindi evangelists Respect regional languages: President Kovind to Hindi evangelists
- September 15, 2017

Earlier in the evening, Kovind arrived here on a two-day state visit and was received at the Chowdhary Charan Singh Airport by Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and several Ministers. "In India people do not understand the language of lawyers and doctors", he said. Hindi Diwas is celebrated on 14 September. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who was also present at the function said that Hindi could be enriched further if its speakers also used words from other regional ... (more...)
President Trump praises rapid response to Irma in Florida President Trump praises rapid response to Irma in Florida
- September 15, 2017

Other areas of the state, however, remain largely incapacitated, including the Florida Keys, where an estimated quarter of the homes were destroyed. Trump traveled twice to Texas in the wake of that storm and now looks set to visit Florida. (more...)
National Football League ratings take a hit from Hurricane Irma coverage National Football League ratings take a hit from Hurricane Irma coverage
- September 15, 2017

Thursday Night Football viewers were down 13% compared with the previous year. It's worth noting that on the same National Football League opening weekend, the Stephen King clown movie "It" was smashing box office records , which may call into question the notion that the National Football League ratings dip is strictly due to people being glued to cable hurricane coverage. (more...)
Senate committee approves ND federal judge for appeals court Senate committee approves ND federal judge for appeals court
- September 15, 2017

Amy Klobuchar had said she would not stand in the way of the nomination, but under the blue slip policy both home-state senators are supposed to acquiesce. Franken's abuse deserves to become his first example. "Preserving some of the minority's power in the Senate has broad support because every one of us knows there are times when we'll be there". (more...)
Coulter Rails Against Trump Again, This Time For Reports Of DACA Deal Coulter Rails Against Trump Again, This Time For Reports Of DACA Deal
- September 15, 2017

Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), to work to preserve protections for immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children. The Trump administration on Tuesday waived environmental laws and other reviews to replace a small stretch of border wall in Calexico, California, the second time it has exercised that authority in less than two months. (more...)
Thousands protest labor reforms
- September 15, 2017

Jean-Luc Melenchon, a leftist Parlimanet minister who is founder of the France Unbowed Party, said Macron "can and must back down". Mr Melenchon added: 'This country doesn't want to be part of the liberal world, France isn't Britain'. (more...)
Rajasthan announces Rs 20000 crore farm loan waiver, farmers protest ends Rajasthan announces Rs 20000 crore farm loan waiver, farmers protest ends
- September 15, 2017

The protest was called off after farmers demanding implementation of the Swaminathan Committee's recommendations held third round of talks with government officials, which yielded positive results. Giving in to farmers' demand, the Rajasthan government also agreed to scale up procurement of different crops at support prices, and said that it will secure the lives of cattle traders who have been attacked in the past by vigilantes. (more...)
Tuca aceptó el fracaso de Tigres en la Copa MX Tuca aceptó el fracaso de Tigres en la Copa MX
- September 15, 2017

Club Atlético Zacatepec se enfiló al frente, sin titubeos, la calificación tenía que ser suya venciendo a Tigres en su propia casa. No pasaba ni el minuto de acción cuando Luis Márquez se encontró un balón en el área enemiga, soltó zurdazo y venció al arquero Nahuel Guzmán . (more...)
Lee statue taken down in Dallas Lee statue taken down in Dallas
- September 15, 2017

KXAS reports a crane arrived at the park Thursday afternoon to prepare for the removal. A crane removed the statue of the Confederate leader from an Oak Lawn park in the city one week after the City Council voted to take down the monument. (more...)
People in Caribbean in shock, roaming 'like zombies' after Irma People in Caribbean in shock, roaming 'like zombies' after Irma
- September 15, 2017

The visit was requested by U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp, according to Cuomo's office. Hundreds of United Kingdom troops and 50 police officers have already been sent to British overseas territories in the region, after they were battered by the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. (more...)
Body found in Texas likely that of young Arizona girl Body found in Texas likely that of young Arizona girl
- September 15, 2017

The girl likely suffered from micrognathia, a condition in which the jaw is undersized and the person can struggle to eat on his or her own. The girl had been wrapped in garbage bags. It was likely she would need lifelong medical attention. The feeding tube was a Mic-Key 14 FR 1.2 cm feeding tube inscribed with "AA4069F02". The Caldwell Police Department and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are asking for the public's help in finding a teenage girl who has been ... (more...)
Amla and Perera help World XI level series Amla and Perera help World XI level series
- September 15, 2017

He said World XI comprises players from different countries and they took time to gel like a team and he is confident that team will be giving a good show in the last match. Attacks in Lahore have become less frequent in recent years but security remains high as the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other militant groups remain active. (more...)
Student brought to hospital from university fraternity dies Student brought to hospital from university fraternity dies
- September 15, 2017

King Alexander said all Greek activities at the university have been suspended indefinitely. While Alexander emphasized the circumstances of Gruver's death are still under investigation by LSU Police, he said "hazing is risky, irresponsible and unacceptable, and it will not be tolerated at LSU, period". (more...)
Bundesregierung begrüßt insgesamt Junckers Ideen zur Zukunft der EU Bundesregierung begrüßt insgesamt Junckers Ideen zur Zukunft der EU
- September 15, 2017

So plädierte er für die Berufung eines Präsidenten, der sowohl die Kommission führt als auch den Rat der Mitgliedstaaten. Wie sich Juncker die neuen Entscheidungsstrukturen vorstellt, ist noch offen. Juncker ist ein überzeugter Europäer, der viel Erfahrung im Kosmos Brüssel mitbringt. Europa bekäme auch einen (einzigen) Präsidenten, der die Gemeinschaft nach innen und außen repräsentiert und ihr Funktionieren gewährleistet. (more...)
Facebook's ad buying platform included categories like Facebook's ad buying platform included categories like "Jew hater" and "Nazi party"
- September 15, 2017

ProPublica tested the claims by buying $30 worth of targeted ad space in the anti-Semitic categories. Facebook removed the anti-Semitic categories after ProPublica asked the company questions about them. At the time, Steve Satterfield, privacy and public policy manager at Facebook, told ProPublica , "We take a strong stand against advertisers misusing our platform: Our policies prohibit using our targeting options to discriminate, and they require compliance with the law". (more...)

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