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Apple announces price cuts for iPhones in India Apple announces price cuts for iPhones in India
- September 17, 2017

Finally Apple has come up to an explanation for it to tackle the situation. It begs the question that, given all these must-have features in the iPhone X , why would someone choose the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus instead? Moorhead expects virtually everyone interested in the new iPhone X to use an installment plan. (more...)
UK's Johnson reignites leadership speculation with Brexit plans UK's Johnson reignites leadership speculation with Brexit plans
- September 17, 2017

Home Secretary Amber Rudd wrote in the Sun on Sunday newspaper that she will publish a proposal for a security treaty with the European Union to maintain links for evidence sharing, extraditions and carrying out arrests. The intervention comes just days before the prime minister makes a major speech on Brexit in Florence, amid speculation she is prepared to announce some kind of deal on transitional trade payments. (more...)
Probe into 8 deaths at United States nursing home Probe into 8 deaths at United States nursing home
- September 17, 2017

Police said a criminal investigation is underway and they are not ruling anything out. Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday night that he directed the Agency for Health Care Administration to terminate the center as a provider for Medicaid, which provides health care for low-income individuals and families. (more...)
Georgia Tech Police Shoot & Kill Scout Schultz, a Student Wielding a Knife Georgia Tech Police Shoot & Kill Scout Schultz, a Student Wielding a Knife
- September 17, 2017

The Channel 2 Action News reported, a video clip comes out which shows the interaction between the Georgia Tech police officers and Schultz, the cellphone video has been shared by at least two students. She said her son had a 'lot of empathy for other people'. The student from Lilburn, Georgia, was studying engineering and had plans to go to grad school and eventually have a career in making biomedical devices. (more...)
Refugees from Myanmar seek global aid, safety Refugees from Myanmar seek global aid, safety
- September 17, 2017

Bangladesh and other nations have said they would raise the plight of the Muslim Rohingya at the United Nations General Assembly this coming week in NY. All the children, aged between six months and 15 years, will be vaccinated for rubella (measles), Cox's Bazar Civil Surgeon Abdus Salam said. "There are a lot of weak and malnourished children among the new arrivals", UNICEF representative in Bangladesh, Edouard Beigbeder, said in an email. (more...)
Kuwait to expel North Korea ambassador, four diplomats Kuwait to expel North Korea ambassador, four diplomats
- September 17, 2017

Kuwait will also prevent visas for North Koreans from being issued and suspend all trade flights with Pyongyang. The measures follow a visit less than two weeks ago by Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah to Washington. A 2015 United Nations report suggested that the more than 50,000 North Koreans working overseas earned Pyongyang between $1.2 billion and $2.3 billion a year. (more...)
Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea
- September 17, 2017

And there's little sign that talks involving the U.S., North Korea and other interested countries can be arranged amid the nearly weekly barrage of weapons tests and threats, let alone stop the North's determined nuclear march. A new set of United Nations sanctions that even Trump declared a "small step", extensive talks and a rhetorical two-step that leaves them where they have been for years. (more...)
Lahore: NA-120, by-election polling time ends Lahore: NA-120, by-election polling time ends
- September 17, 2017

To a question whether Nawaz Sharif would show up on Tuesday regarding references filed by accountability watchdog, Abbasi replied that his lawyers were representing him and the bureau could call the former prime minister if deemed it necessary. (more...)
Worker injured after falling from Ferris wheel Worker injured after falling from Ferris wheel
- September 17, 2017

A fair employee sprung into action to help them, but while trying to adjust the carriage back into place, lost his balance and fell, prompting screams from the crowd watching below. On Friday evening, the Ferris Wheel ride had to be temporarily shut down after one of the ride's gondola cars began to tilt out of its normal position. (more...)
Five dead in Florida nursing home Five dead in Florida nursing home
- September 17, 2017

In response to Defede's report , FPL released a statement that said the facility was supposed to have an operational generator. "The initial investigation has determined that the facility's air conditioning system was not fully functional". (more...)
Dybala scores 50th Juventus goal on his 100th appearance Dybala scores 50th Juventus goal on his 100th appearance
- September 17, 2017

All three of his goals Sunday were impressive. The 23-year-old Argentina star helped his side maintain its 100 per cent start this season, topping the Serie A after the fourth straight win at Sassuolo's Mapei Stadium, reports Efe. Mertens doubled his tally from the spot in the 65th after Emanuele Giaccherini was tripped by Raman Chibsah and the Belgium worldwide converted another penalty late on following Gaetano Letizia's foul on Adam Ounas. (more...)
Stretch Of Northbound 5 Freeway Near Boyle Heights Closed Following Police Shooting Stretch Of Northbound 5 Freeway Near Boyle Heights Closed Following Police Shooting
- September 17, 2017

Patrol Officer Elizabeth Kravig tells KPCC that the department received calls late Saturday night about a pedestrian walking along the 5 freeway, just north of the 10 interchange. Investigators found a knife at the scene, but were still working to determine how the suspect used it, he said. The northbound 5 freeway between the 10 freeway and Broadway in Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights are now closed for police activity. (more...)
Belgrade Pride: Serbia will respects the rights of all citizens Belgrade Pride: Serbia will respects the rights of all citizens
- September 17, 2017

The prime minister of Serbia has become the first head of government in a Balkan country to take part in a gay pride march. Seven years ago, more than 100 people, mostly police, were injured when a group of anti-gay protesters attacked the rally in Belgrade . (more...)
Monroe County opens to Marathon for residents, business owners Monroe County opens to Marathon for residents, business owners
- September 17, 2017

Monroe County is now open to Marathon at Mile Marker 47, just north of the 7 Mile Bridge. Entry will be limited to residents, business owners, disaster workers and supply vehicles in that area, as well. Monroe County Mayor George Neugent said during a news conference Saturday that electricity, sewer and water are intermittent and warned those returning to bring their own supplies. (more...)
United Nations envoy slams North Korea's 'reckless' behavior United Nations envoy slams North Korea's 'reckless' behavior
- September 17, 2017

The UNSC referred to the latest launch as a "manifest violation" of Security Council resolutions that comes less than two weeks after the DPRK conducted a test of a nuclear device on September 3, and only three days after the Security Council unanimously adopted fresh sanctions against the country. (more...)
Killings Of Two Black Men In Baton Rouge Likely Racially Motivated Killings Of Two Black Men In Baton Rouge Likely Racially Motivated
- September 17, 2017

Authorities do not yet have enough evidence to charge him with murder, Baton Rouge Sgt. L'Jean McKneely told The Associated Press . BRPD says 23-year-old Kenneth Gleason, of Baton Rouge, was questioned at-length about both shootings and was not charged in connection to either. (more...)
No Place For Diarmuid Connolly In Dublin All-Ireland Team No Place For Diarmuid Connolly In Dublin All-Ireland Team
- September 17, 2017

So many new records were set on this most historic afternoon for a magnificent bunch of players and under a brilliant leader, Jim Gavin, who now joins a corps d'elite of football bosses who have won four or more All-Ireland titles. In addition, the fact that a large cohort of both panels studied and played football together at Dublin City University, adds an extra layer of familiarity between the teams. (more...)
Top diplomat says closing US Embassy in Cuba 'under review' Top diplomat says closing US Embassy in Cuba 'under review'
- September 17, 2017

Dickerson asked Tillerson about a letter sent by five Republicans senators asking the State Department to expel Cuban diplomats stationed in the US and to consider shutting down the Havana embassy, which President Obama re-opened in August 2015 after being closed for 54 years. (more...)
Man in life-threatening condition after shooting in downtown Toronto restaurant Man in life-threatening condition after shooting in downtown Toronto restaurant
- September 17, 2017

A Toronto police spokesperson told Global News they were called before 9 p.m. with reports of a shooting at a restaurant near Simcoe Street and Adelaide Street West. "I applied pressure to his exit wound", she said. Police said the man was without vital signs. One suspect fled the scene on foot. The restaurant was the scene of another dramatic shooting nearly two years ago. (more...)
Typhoon forces flight, bullet train cancellations, edges closer to Kyushu Typhoon forces flight, bullet train cancellations, edges closer to Kyushu
- September 17, 2017

By Sunday evening, the possibility of Typhoon Talim bringing in rains and heavy winds to the Tokyo region also can not be ruled out due to the northeastward movement of the storm. On the smallest of Japan's four main islands Shikoku, where rainfall of 300 mm (nearly 12 inches) is forecast, statues were removed from their pedestals for safekeeping, NHK said. (more...)
Jain couple decides to leave daughter, 100-crore property for monkhood Jain couple decides to leave daughter, 100-crore property for monkhood
- September 17, 2017

To this Anamika's father, Ashok Chandaliya who is a former Neemuch district president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said that he will take care of his grand daughter. Sumit holds a diploma in import-export management from a college in London and looking after his family business. Earlier this year, a 17-year-old boy from Ahmedabad made a decision to take deeksha just after his class 12 board results were out, where he scored an impressive 99.9 percentile. (more...)
Peace in the Middle East will be 'the ultimate deal,' Trump says Peace in the Middle East will be 'the ultimate deal,' Trump says
- September 17, 2017

Welcome, everybody, and thank you for joining us here today. This year, the weeks leading up to the call exposed a fracture between liberal American Jews who are critical of the president, and their more conservative counterparts who are interested in keeping a line of communication open with the White House. (more...)
United Kingdom terror threat lowered to 'severe' after arrests United Kingdom terror threat lowered to 'severe' after arrests
- September 17, 2017

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd dismissed US President Donald Trump's tweets in the wake of Friday's terrorist attack in London as " pure speculation ". The home-made bomb shot flames through a packed train carriage at west London's Parsons Green Tube station during the Friday morning rush hour but apparently failed to detonate fully. (more...)
Four US tourists attacked with acid in Marseille, France Four US tourists attacked with acid in Marseille, France
- September 17, 2017

The other two were treated for shock. The spokeswoman did not release any further details about the victims or the suspect. There was no immediate information on where the US tourists were from. Fourteen firefighters were rushed to the scene, but this is not believed to be a terror-related incident, according to the Daily Mail. In January 2016, a 15-year-old Turkish Kurd was arrested after attacking a Jewish teacher on a Marseille street. (more...)
China rebuffs United States demand to cut off oil exports to North Korea China rebuffs United States demand to cut off oil exports to North Korea
- September 17, 2017

The launch is the second to flyover Japan in less than a month, and the first since North Korea's sixth nuclear test and new United Nations sanctions on the country. In his first general debate speech to the assembly slated for Tuesday, Trump "will urge all states to come together to address grave dangers that threaten us all", such as terrorism and North Korea's nuclear ambitions, according to McMaster. (more...)
Donald and Melania Trump to visit Florida to survey damage
- September 17, 2017

He praised FEMA and the Coast Guard and "the job you've done in saving people and saving lives". After the visit, President Trump will then return to Washington D.C. Firefighters and medics responding to a Wednesday emergency call in Hollywood north of Miami found three people dead inside a building whose second floor the police chief later described as "extremely hot". (more...)
Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball
- September 17, 2017

But the move comes as the Democrat has been back in the news promoting her memoir about her loss, " What Happened ". Trump also retweeted a meme suggesting he will win all 50 states in the 2020 presidential race, and several memes crediting him for boosts in the economy since taking office. (more...)
IED blast kills 5 security personnel in Pakistan IED blast kills 5 security personnel in Pakistan
- September 17, 2017

Bajaur is one of the seven tribal agencies that makes up Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas along its volatile border with Afghanistan. The bomb, he said, was planted along a road in Tangi village of Bajaur Agency, which sits near the Afghan border, and was detonated remotely when the vehicle passed by. (more...)
North Korea missile launch: UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting today
- September 17, 2017

Pacific territory of Guam , which lies 3,400 km (2,110 miles) from North Korea . In the latest test North Korea fired an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean, according to the United States military's regional command, which said the launch did not pose a threat to North America. (more...)
Paul Ryan wants to 'start 2018 with a new tax system' Paul Ryan wants to 'start 2018 with a new tax system'
- September 17, 2017

Trump has promised the biggest tax cut in USA history. With one of the world's highest corporate tax rates, we have been systematically punishing our very best USA companies to the point they move their operations overseas, where they keep and reinvest those profits. (more...)

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