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Sen. McConnell says Suu Kyi urges aid for western Myanmar Sen. McConnell says Suu Kyi urges aid for western Myanmar
- September 15, 2017

ACTION: Please ask the NewsHour to return to the Rohingya story with a report that treats the question of ethnic cleansing as more than a matter of opinion. Myanmar rejects such accusations, saying its security forces are carrying out clearance operations to defend against ARSA, which the government has declared a terrorist organisation. (more...)
Trump heads to Florida to survey damage from Hurricane Irma Trump heads to Florida to survey damage from Hurricane Irma
- September 15, 2017

Myers, just north of Naples, Trump spoke with reporters about discussions on DACA that he had with Democrats in Washington the night before. Today, Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are in Florida to meet with the victims of Hurricane Irma . (more...)
Eagles drop in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings Eagles drop in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
- September 15, 2017

At the top of African rankings is the Pharaohs of Egypt with fellow north Africans Tunisia in the second spot. Here are the key points ahead of the Caltex Socceroos' final matches on their Road to Russian Federation. U.S. are the highest ranked of those three at 28 in the world, a drop of two places from August. Which nations do you think are the favourites to lift the 2018 FIFA World Cup? The rankings made disappointing reading for Asia with only three sides in the top 50 - Iran, Japan ... (more...)
Timber yard blaze causes major disruption to London rail services Timber yard blaze causes major disruption to London rail services
- September 15, 2017

The only trains still able to run from Euston are London Overground services to Harrow and Watford, because the pair of "DC" lines are the furthest from the site of the fire and have remained open. London Midland warned passengers not to travel to Euston. Passengers are being advised to use alternative routes, such as from London King's Cross for Scotland or from London Marylebone to the West Midlands. (more...)
Pace University 'shooter' guilty of fashion crime Pace University 'shooter' guilty of fashion crime
- September 15, 2017

A belt mistaken for bullets sparked the evacuation of a college building near New York's City Hall before police determined the belt was just a fashion statement, not a threat. - prompting a massive response from NYPD's counter-terrorism unit, which immediately evacuated the building. But writing on Twitter , NYPD said there is "no active shooter" and officers were investigating the reports. (more...)
Kamal Haasan confirms entering politics Kamal Haasan confirms entering politics
- September 15, 2017

Due to the unsteady political scene in Tamil Nadu as of now, it is indeed an ideal time for the actor to enter politics. "But I promise to start the process of change", he said. "And I don't think my goals in politics can match the ideology of any political party", he said. "Which existent political party can provide me with a platform or an ideology that will match my reformatory goals in politics?" Earlier this week, the Left said it was planning to invite the popular star to a session at ... (more...)
White House: Trump to visit Florida on Thursday White House: Trump to visit Florida on Thursday
- September 15, 2017

During Thursday's trip to Florida to survey the destruction Hurricane Irma left in his wake, President Prop Comic made a decision to bust out a number from his greatest hits album. "So I hope he runs for the Senate", Mr Trump said. As of Thursday morning, the number of homes and businesses without electricity in Florida was 2.69 million, according to the agency. (more...)
Crece la tensión: Corea del Norte lanzó un nuevo misil sobre Japón Crece la tensión: Corea del Norte lanzó un nuevo misil sobre Japón
- September 15, 2017

Los 15 miembros del Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU aprobaron unánimemente una resolución propuesta por EEUU y una nueva ronda de sanciones como respuesta a Pionyang, prohibiendo sus exportaciones textiles (la segunda fuente de ingresos tras el carbón y los minerales) y limitando las importaciones y exportaciones de combustible. (more...)
Man with knife attacks soldier in Paris Man with knife attacks soldier in Paris
- September 15, 2017

The man is not thought to have been known to police, according to French media. The soldier was attacked from behind by a man wielding a knife at about 6.30am, Le Parisien reported . On August 9 six soldiers on patrol in the ongoing anti-terror operation dubbed Operation Sentinelle in the Paris suburb of Levallois were injured, two seriously, when a vehicle deliberately rammed into them. (more...)
BSF soldier martyred in cross border firing by Pakistan BSF soldier martyred in cross border firing by Pakistan
- September 15, 2017

This is the fourth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the past five days. "BSF troopers are retaliating strongly and effectively". The deceased BSF jawan has been identified as constable Brijender Bahadur Singh. Villages nearby the worldwide border in Arnia sub-sector is panic stricken. Authorities are keeping vigilant with emergency services to meet any eventuality due to the unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan. (more...)
'Explosion' on Tube train at Parsons Green sparks panic on District Line 'Explosion' on Tube train at Parsons Green sparks panic on District Line
- September 15, 2017

Emergency services are at the scene in South London with early reports suggesting several are injured. "We are investigating an incident at Parsons Green ", a statement read. The rear of the train filled with smoke and people were evacuated onto the platform. Officers are in attendance. Transport for London (TfL) said the District Line was partially suspended because of a "security alert". (more...)
Nursing Home in Florida Over Heated Killing 8 Nursing Home in Florida Over Heated Killing 8
- September 15, 2017

Three elderly residents were found dead on Wednesday inside the sweltering facility, which had been left without air conditioning , officials said . Utility officials say it could take 10 days or more to fully restore power. Chief Tom Sanchez , the Hollywood Police Chief told that the precautionary checks would be scheduled to be done at other 42 nursing homes of Hollywood . (more...)
Team Trump hands out food at Florida trailer park Team Trump hands out food at Florida trailer park
- September 15, 2017

The visit marked Trump's third visit to a storm-hit part of the United States in the past three weeks, following two visits to Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey's record flooding. The visit comes as lawmakers from Florida have made appeals to their colleagues in Congress to give more disaster relief aid to FEMA, anxious that the scope of the damage in Florida will require more resources to be approved in coming weeks. (more...)
Ancient Indians were using zero even earlier than we thought Ancient Indians were using zero even earlier than we thought
- September 15, 2017

The new carbon dating shows why an origin date was so hard to nail down; the manuscript consists of 70 brittle leaves of birch bark, composed of material from at least three different historical periods. Now, the manuscript has been carbon dated -and this has immediately upturned commonly held beliefs. Scholars are able to view both sides of the birch bark through the "windows" of this specially designed book at the Bodleian Libraries . (more...)
Zaheer Abbas praises ICC role in bringing cricket back to Pakistan Zaheer Abbas praises ICC role in bringing cricket back to Pakistan
- September 15, 2017

He said obviously the ICC wanted good relations among all its member nations and discouraged member countries from being involved in legal battles with each other. " Pakistan cricket is on the right track", he said. The ICC official said security issue is not just confined to Pakistan but is a global concern. (more...)
Twitter, Facebook Officials to Testify in Russian Election Meddling Investigation
- September 15, 2017

Twitter is also expected to turn over to lawmakers an analysis of potential Russian activity on its platform. The ads covered divisive topics such as immigration, race and gay rights and could have played a role in meddling with United States presidential elections. (more...)
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...)

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