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Agra: Class 7 madrassa student foils attempt to poison 4000 children Agra: Class 7 madrassa student foils attempt to poison 4000 children
- September 18, 2017

He said when he asked him what he was doing, the other suspects, who was sitting on the madrasa's boundary wall with a country-made pistol in his hand, threatened him and asked him to keep quite. The water samples have been sent for forensic tests. Salma Ansari said that the wrapper of rat poison was left there, and the police was immediately informed. (more...)
Sigmar Gabriel calls for 'pressure and dialogue' to deal with North Korea Sigmar Gabriel calls for 'pressure and dialogue' to deal with North Korea
- September 18, 2017

Gabriel said that sanctions will take time to have an effect on North Korea , which last week launched a second ballistic missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean. "North Korean authorities are likely to have intentionally reduced supplies in the market after the nuclear test, thinking the UN Security Council sanctions would affect their own repository". (more...)
NYT Reporter Overhears Ty Cobb Dishing About Russia Probe NYT Reporter Overhears Ty Cobb Dishing About Russia Probe
- September 18, 2017

Cobb, sporting his unmistakable handlebar moustache, told the president's personal attorney John Dowd that McGahn had "a couple of documents locked in a safe" that he meant to withhold from special counsel Robert Mueller . Sure enough, a New York Times reporter - Ken Vogel, who covers money in politics - found himself at a table close enough to the attorneys' gossip fest that he could overhear the specifics of their conversation. (more...)
Sanctions accelerate the completion of the nuclear program - North Korea Sanctions accelerate the completion of the nuclear program - North Korea
- September 18, 2017

President Trump in a tweet early Sunday dubbed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un " Rocket Man ", adding that long gas lines in the nation are "t$3 oo bad!" "This is not beneficial to a final resolution to the peninsula nuclear issue", Lu told a daily news briefing. (more...)
Donald Trump says looking to allow people; not citizenship, amnesty Donald Trump says looking to allow people; not citizenship, amnesty
- September 18, 2017

I said, 'Mr. President, you're much better off if you can sometimes step right, and sometimes step left, ' " Schumer said. Nancy Pelosi has been the only woman in the room for a long, long time. However, the president himself seemed to contradict that on Thursday when he told reporters that " the wall will come later " but insisted it wasn't being abandoned altogether. (more...)
India rushes relief materials for Rohingya refugees in B'desh India rushes relief materials for Rohingya refugees in B'desh
- September 18, 2017

Around 380,000 Rohingya have sought sanctuary in Bangladesh since the outbreak of violence three weeks ago, fleeing burning villages and alleged army atrocities, joining what has become one of the world's largest refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. (more...)
USA allies fly fighter jets over Korean peninsula in show of force USA allies fly fighter jets over Korean peninsula in show of force
- September 18, 2017

The impact of those sanctions depends largely on whether China , North Korea's ally and main economic partner, will fully implement them and on Russian Federation, which is hosting tens of thousands of North Korean workers. Vincent K. Brooks, commander of the U.S. Forces Korea; Choi Young-jin, South Korea's former ambassador to the U.S.; and Michael O'Hanlon, a senior research fellow at the Brookings Institution. (more...)
Immigration lawyers help renew DACA recipients' permits
- September 18, 2017

President Donald Trump has given Congress six months to come up with an immigration reform package if it wants to continue protecting 800,000 immigrants brought into the USA illegally as children. Calling DACA unconstitutional, DOJ lawyers Thursday said DHS had initially declined to extend the October 5 deadline by which more than 150,000 of the roughly 800,000 DACA recipients must reapply to extend their work permits while the program still stands. (more...)
Parsons Green tube attack: arrested 21-year-old named as Yahyah Farroukh
- September 18, 2017

Police have identified one of the suspects being held in connection with the Parsons Green bombing as 21-year-old Syrian refugee Yahyah Farroukh. The couple has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth II for fostering more than 200 children, including refugees from Middle Eastern conflicts. (more...)
ACWA, Shanghai Electric bag contract for 700MW CSP project in Dubai ACWA, Shanghai Electric bag contract for 700MW CSP project in Dubai
- September 18, 2017

This is described by the CEO of Dubai's electricity and water authority as the lowest LCOE in the world. "We are proud that by demonstrating their capabilities, our local talent have proved that they are ready to assume responsibility", he added. (more...)
Man charged with chasing daughter, 6, while wearing clown mask Man charged with chasing daughter, 6, while wearing clown mask
- September 18, 2017

To escape her father, the 6-year-old had reportedly flagged down a strangers' vehicle, rode the end of the street, then bolted into an unfamiliar apartment. He said that the girl's mother is already incarcerated on child endangerment charges after she beat the child so violently that she broke for of the girl's ribs. (more...)
Yemeni civilians killed in coalition raid Yemeni civilians killed in coalition raid
- September 18, 2017

He added: "What happened on Friday is yet another stark reminder of the huge suffering that civilians across Yemen are enduring in their daily lives". The attack hit a auto in the Harib al-Qaramesh area, along the only route used by civilians to escape the fighting but that is also near rebel military installations. (more...)
Fate of Iran nuclear deal hangs on tough United Nations policing
- September 18, 2017

Energy Secretary Rick Perry. The comments came after the US administration announced last week that it will continue to waive sanctions on Iran as part of the nuclear agreement, while imposing new penalties on several individuals and entities over Tehran's ballistic-missile program. (more...)
Trump Mocks Clinton In Another Early-Morning Twitter Tirade Trump Mocks Clinton In Another Early-Morning Twitter Tirade
- September 18, 2017

The author of the gif edited a golf ball into the frame that hits Clinton in the back, making it look like that is the cause of her fall. He posted about talking to the South Korean president, calling Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man", campaigning for a Republican attorney general candidate in MI, and retweeted several pro-Trump Twitter accounts that had shared images of him bringing jobs back to the U.S., "making America great again", or attacking The New York Times. (more...)
Halawa acquitted on all charges over 2013 Cairo protests Halawa acquitted on all charges over 2013 Cairo protests
- September 18, 2017

Halawa was 17 when he was arrested. February - Peter Greste, an Al Jazeera reporter from Australia, is freed from Tora prison after he was caught up in the August 2013 disturbances. The trial process - which involves hundreds of other defendants - has been repeatedly hit by delays and adjournments, but a verdict could finally be delivered today. (more...)
AAA: Tennessee gas prices hit 3-year high after hurricanes AAA: Tennessee gas prices hit 3-year high after hurricanes
- September 18, 2017

The national average gasoline prices increased 30.4 cents per gallon last month and prices are 48.1 cents per gallon higher than they were this time previous year. "Gas prices are poised to plummet 30 cents", Jenkins said. Giang said a 10 cent or even 20 cent raise does not make that much of an impact on people's budgets, however since gasoline is something people are always buying and are always seeing the price of, they always seem to notice the change. (more...)
7 critically injured in 'very serious' collision involving 2 buses in NYC 7 critically injured in 'very serious' collision involving 2 buses in NYC
- September 18, 2017

Firefighters rushed to the scene of the 6:15 a.m. crash at the intersection of Northern Blvd. and Main St. and worked furiously to remove people from the buses and get them to nearby hospitals. There is a "heavy presence of emergency personnel" in the area, NYC's Office of Emergency Management tweeted. Pictures from the scene showed swarms of firefighters around the two buses. (more...)
International Olympic Committee President to Attend Rams Game and Emmys International Olympic Committee President to Attend Rams Game and Emmys
- September 18, 2017

The announcement was celebrated in Paris with the unveiling of a giant set of interlaced rings, the symbol of the Games, in a heavy downpour on the Trocadero square with lights glittering on the Eiffel Tower in the background. Paris 2024 officials hugged and cheered following the vote, basking in victory after three previous failed bids to land the 1992, 2008 and 2012 Olympics. (more...)
Amber Alerts issued for two young siblings from NY Amber Alerts issued for two young siblings from NY
- September 18, 2017

She is four feet and weighs 40 pounds. Police are looking for 31-year-old Sun Shin, an Asian woman with brown hair and brown eyes. Aaliyah is described as a Hispanic female with brown hair and brown eyes. "The children were taken under circumstances that lead the police to believe that they are in imminent danger of serious physical harm/and or death", the state-issued Amber Alert said. (more...)
Scott Issues Emergency Rules Requiring Working Generators at All Florida Nursing Homes Scott Issues Emergency Rules Requiring Working Generators at All Florida Nursing Homes
- September 18, 2017

The center was left without full air conditioning after the hurricane hit, and the deaths stirred outrage over what many saw as a preventable tragedy. Police obtained a search warrant on Thursday in their criminal investigation into the deaths, while Florida's healthcare agency ordered the nursing home to be suspended from the state Medicaid program. (more...)
Georgia Power warns customers of Hurricane Irma scams Georgia Power warns customers of Hurricane Irma scams
- September 18, 2017

The Herald noted last week that the state Senate in 2006 killed off a measure, unanimously passed by the House, that would have required nursing home operators to install generators capable of running their facilities' air conditioning systems in Irma-like events, and made state money available to them to offset some of the cost. (more...)
Woman who was given £9k George Michael IVF gift gives birth Woman who was given £9k George Michael IVF gift gives birth
- September 18, 2017

Lynette had appeared on Deal or No Deal in 2008 and had spoken about why she was trying to win the cash prize for IVF treatment. Last year Lynette and her partner Nathan Hart made a decision to have one last try at IVF treatment - but fell pregnant naturally just before they were due to start their final round. (more...)
Haley: Trump Haley: Trump "Fire And Fury" Not An Empty Threat
- September 18, 2017

Mattis said earlier this month , after Kim tested the hydrogen bomb, the USA will answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response , a response both effective and overwhelming". In a tweet , Trump said he had asked Moon "how Rocket Man is doing" - a barely veiled reference to Kim. North Korea also fired a second ballistic missile over Japan. (more...)
Snapchat pulls Al Jazeera channel from its app in Saudi Arabia Snapchat pulls Al Jazeera channel from its app in Saudi Arabia
- September 18, 2017

Saudi Arabia and the UAE suspended the news channel and blocked Al Jazeera's website following the fallout. "We make an effort to comply with local laws in the countries where we operate", a spokesperson from Snapchat said in a statement late on Sunday (17 September). (more...)
YC Modi replaces Sharad Kumar as the new NIA chief: MHA YC Modi replaces Sharad Kumar as the new NIA chief: MHA
- September 18, 2017

Kumar is an IPS officer of 1979 batch of Haryana cadre and was appointed as Chief of NIA on July 30, 2013. Modi was the officer in charge of three cases related to the 2002 Godhra riots. Sharad Kumar had been the chief of NIA since 30 July, 2013; he was given two extensions - the latest on 23 October past year. YC Modi has also held important portfolios like the Additional Director General of Police in Shillong and Additional Director of CBI. (more...)
Sharad Running a Parallel JD-U; 'Strips' Nitish from Party President's Post Sharad Running a Parallel JD-U; 'Strips' Nitish from Party President's Post
- September 18, 2017

The later along with his father RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav refused any possibility of resignation , following which Nitish broke the alliance. A resolution passed in the meeting claimed that Nitish was "deceitfully elected" as the party chief in October 2016 and that he breached party discipline by acting against the national council's decision in April 2016 that asked him to take steps to unite political forces to "decisively defeat" the BJP. (more...)
Carolina Panthers survive sloppy Sunday Carolina Panthers survive sloppy Sunday
- September 18, 2017

The Bills defence, at least, looked fantastic again - making 2015 league MVP Cam Newton play like a lost rookie. Carolina's offense moved the ball well at times, but Buffalo's aggressive front registered six sacks, which stalled drives or pushed the Panthers out of field goal range. (more...)
Second man arrested over Parsons Green bomb was refugee from Syria Second man arrested over Parsons Green bomb was refugee from Syria
- September 18, 2017

Meanwhile, the terror threat for the United Kingdom has been downgraded from critical to severe as Home Secretary, Amber Rudd said there was "no evidence" that Isis was behind the attack . "But as this unfolds and as we do our investigations, we will make sure we find out how he was radicalised if we can", she said. Many residents were evacuated to Staines Rugby Club where one, Dan Norcott, said the council was making preliminary arrangements for hotel accommodation. (more...)
USA sends warnings to North Korea ahead of UN General Assembly USA sends warnings to North Korea ahead of UN General Assembly
- September 18, 2017

During an interview on CBS's "Face the Nation", Tillerson said the US strategy involves a "peaceful pressure campaign" on Pyongyang. "We do not seek regime change, we do not seek the regime collapse, we do not seek an accelerated reunification of the peninsula, and we do not seek a reason to send our forces north of the demilitarized zone", Tillerson said, reiterating the "four no's" behind the peaceful pressure campaign. (more...)
Maya Kodnani Wasn't in Naroda Gam, Amit Shah Tells Ahmedebad Court Maya Kodnani Wasn't in Naroda Gam, Amit Shah Tells Ahmedebad Court
- September 18, 2017

Shah's testimony will help prove her "alibi" that she was present elsewhere when the crime took place, Kodani said . On a petition filed by Kodnani, special SIT judge P B Desai had summoned Shah last week to appear before the court on September 18. (more...)

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