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US Senate's McConnell urges quick action on Obamacare repeal bill US Senate's McConnell urges quick action on Obamacare repeal bill
- September 20, 2017

Senate leaders have no desire to lose yet another health care vote. The initial Republican effort crashed in July in the GOP-run Senate. The bill was drafted outside of the GOP leadership and health care committee structure but McConnell and his leadership team have fully embraced it as they work to recover from their stunning defeat this summer. (more...)
Backed forces take 90% of IS stronghold Raqqa - monitor Backed forces take 90% of IS stronghold Raqqa - monitor
- September 20, 2017

But Mr Abdul Rahman said the battle for the last 10% of the city would be tough because the jihadists had heavily mined the areas still under their control. In its statement on Wednesday, the SDF said it had helped hundreds of civilians escape the city in recent days. "We will continue the campaign until we achieve our aim", Jihan Sheikh Ahmed, the SDF's spokeswoman for the Raqqa offensive, told AFP. (more...)
UNSC reform a priority for Donald Trump administration: Nikki Haley UNSC reform a priority for Donald Trump administration: Nikki Haley
- September 20, 2017

He has said repeatedly that he will keep the military option on the table, and his United Nations ambassador and National Security chief echoed that Friday during a briefing to White House reporters. Asked outside if the US was running out of options when it comes to North Korea, Trump mouthed the word "no" to a reporter. Russian Federation and China have repeatedly called for a diplomatic solution to the crisis, arguing that more punitive measures will not ease the distrust North Korea ... (more...)
Soldier killed in J&K Soldier killed in J&K
- September 20, 2017

Meanwhile, the Army, CRPF and J-K police in a joint operation captured a Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorist identified as Aadil Hussain Bhat at Bijbehara in the South Kashmir. On September 15, a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir. On August 8, an army soldier was killed due to sniper fire from across the LoC in the border district of Poonch in Jammu region. (more...)
Iran's president warns Trump: Exiting nuclear deal 'would carry a high cost'
- September 20, 2017

An announcement is expected next month. Trump has previously suggested he may withdraw certification of the Iran agreement in a report the US State Department is due to submit to Congress by October 15. In their meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations gathering, Rouhani told Abe that Iran wants to comply with the agreement and will not unilaterally scrap it, the Japanese official said. (more...)
South Jersey To Feel The Impacts Of Hurricane Jose Tuesday South Jersey To Feel The Impacts Of Hurricane Jose Tuesday
- September 20, 2017

Storm will remain off the coast but its wind and rain will be felt in New Jersey & Delaware. Jose should track well east of the Jersey Shore, however it still could produce tropical-storm conditions in beach towns, with the potential for gale-force winds, power outages, flooding, and beach erosion. (more...)
US Senate confirms Trump's pick for top Supreme Court lawyer US Senate confirms Trump's pick for top Supreme Court lawyer
- September 20, 2017

At age 48, Francisco has had a stellar career. By a vote of 50-47 that broke down nearly completely on party lines, the Senate today confirmed Noel Francisco to serve as the solicitor general, the government's top lawyer in the Supreme Court. (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi : Myanmar doesn't fear Rohingya scrutiny Aung San Suu Kyi : Myanmar doesn't fear Rohingya scrutiny
- September 20, 2017

STATE COUNSELLOR AUNG SAN SUU KYI: The security forces have been instructed to adhere strictly to the code of conduct in carrying out security operations, to exercise all due restraint and to take full measures to avoid collateral damage and the harming of innocent civilians. (more...)
Airports Concession: Surveyor Harps On Proper Assets Valuation Airports Concession: Surveyor Harps On Proper Assets Valuation
- September 20, 2017

The certification is also expected to bring down insurance premium on Nigerian airlines and the airports, as insurers describe the Nigerian operational environment as hostile but the certification shows that the airport and the other global airports that would soon be certified have met all safety and security standards in tandem with other major airports in the world. (more...)
Flash flood watch issued as Hurricane Jose draws nearer to MA
- September 20, 2017

Jose is expected to weaken to a tropical storm later today as it starts moving northeast and then east, avoiding landfall in the United States. The storm, which was about 500 miles south-southeast of New York City as of Monday afternoon, is expected to remain a hurricane through Tuesday before weakening to a tropical storm by early Wednesday , according to the National Hurricane Center . (more...)
Botham angered by Coughlin exit Botham angered by Coughlin exit
- September 20, 2017

The 25-year-old, whose form for Durham last season earned him an England call-up, is understood to be able to leave the club for a County Championship First Division side. Botham called for the England and Wales Cricket Board to make major changes, including introducing a proper transfer system to prevent clubs from losing local talent without financial reward. (more...)
Rohingyas pose security threat: Govt to apex court Rohingyas pose security threat: Govt to apex court
- September 20, 2017

The petition was filed after India's junior home minister, Kiren Rijiju, said last month that state governments had been ordered to identify and deport illegal immigrants, including Rohingya Muslims. Lawyer Prashant Bhushan, representing the Rohingya, said the Indian constitution "provides equal rights and liberty to every person", including non-citizens. (more...)
Trump targets DPRK, Iran in his 1st United Nations speech
- September 20, 2017

In turn, Zarif accused Washington of supporting " tyrannical regimes " in the region, and " the criminal Zionist state ". During his 40-minute address, Trump had tough words for North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-Un, and blasted the Iran nuclear deal. (more...)
Israeli Consulate In New York Receives Second Threat In A Week
- September 20, 2017

Trump. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted in reaction to President Trump's untraditional speech at the United Nations Tuesday. Russian Federation branded U.S. Controversially, Trump also pledged during the campaign that he would move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a step that would please his Jewish supporters but incense Palestinians who also lay claim to the city. (more...)
Tillerson meets Russia's Lavrov ahead of United Nations assembly Tillerson meets Russia's Lavrov ahead of United Nations assembly
- September 20, 2017

During their meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in NY, the sides "discussed prospects for mending the political dialogue and stepping up Russian-UK contacts in various spheres". Commenting on the maiden speech by US President Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly session on Tuesday, Lavrov commended its focus on the principle of sovereignty and equality in worldwide relations. (more...)
Does This Mean Meghan Markle Is Moving To The UK? Does This Mean Meghan Markle Is Moving To The UK?
- September 20, 2017

It looks like the Suits star could be making a permanent move across the pond to us right here in the UK. Additionally, "well-placed sources in the US" told the Daily Mail that Markle has ended her VIP lease on the Audi SUV that she's driven around Toronto, where Suits shoots, for several years. (more...)
Stephen Colbert Tells Hillary Clinton: 'I Wish You Were Our President' Stephen Colbert Tells Hillary Clinton: 'I Wish You Were Our President'
- September 20, 2017

Like racism, sexism is still pervasive in American society and culture, and one has to be somewhat delusional to think that it did not play a role in Clinton's defeat (and in some of the more extreme animosity directed at her over the years). (more...)
Callon Petroleum Company (CPE) Short Interest Update Callon Petroleum Company (CPE) Short Interest Update
- September 20, 2017

It worsened, as 22 investors sold Callon Petroleum Company shares while 59 reduced holdings. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in Callon Petroleum by 96,684.2% in the first quarter. If you are viewing this news story on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US and worldwide copyright & trademark laws. (more...)
Orange County deputy charged with grand theft
- September 20, 2017

An investigation was launched against Haddad, and Osceola County deputies discovered the cards had been used in their jurisdiction. Shehata asked deputies if he could gather his belongings and while doing so noticed his wallet, $1,750 and credit cards were missing. (more...)
Broncos' Brandon Marshall trolls angry, mistaken Giants fans on Twitter Broncos' Brandon Marshall trolls angry, mistaken Giants fans on Twitter
- September 20, 2017

Linebacker Brandon Marshall has been with the Broncos since 2013. And the latter took great pleasure in trolling those mistaken fans who felt compelled to vent their frustrations at the guy sharing the same name as the embattled Giants wideout. (more...)
Rohingya exodus result of Myanmar's military operations Rohingya exodus result of Myanmar's military operations
- September 20, 2017

The United Nations has described the actions of Myanmar's military in the region as " ethnic cleansing ", with the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi coming under global pressure to halt the campaign. Deportation would also be in contradiction with the principle of non-refoulement that prohibits deportation of refugees to a country where they face threat to their life and has been recognized under customary global law. (more...)
Man brandishing stick shot, killed by Oklahoma police officer Man brandishing stick shot, killed by Oklahoma police officer
- September 20, 2017

Officers first responded to a report of an attempted kidnapping. He was Medi-Flighted to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, and he's expected to be OK. "At least two of those officers were shot in the back one of them was injured and he was treated and released". Klingler, who was armed with a semiautomatic.308 rifle, was struck twice, once in the neck and abdomen. (more...)
Tintina Resources Inc (TAU.V) Shares Spotted Above Chikou Line
- September 20, 2017

Finding a way to leave emotions out of important investing decisions can greatly assist the investor in achieving their goals. Dedicated investors may be looking to employ another tool for doing technical stock analysis. The current 14-day RSI is presently sitting at 42.75, the 7-day is 43.70, and the 3-day is 39.34. Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Tantia Constructions Limited (TANTIACONS.NS), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at ... (more...)
3.8 natural disaster rattles IL town near Kentucky border 3.8 natural disaster rattles IL town near Kentucky border
- September 20, 2017

The quake was epicentered in the same area where a magnitude 5.2 natural disaster struck in April, 2008, causing high rises to sway as far away as Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and damaged building facades in our area, Louisville, and Nashville. There are no reports of damage or injuries. Albion is about 15 miles from the IN state line IN the southwestern part of the state and roughly 30 miles from the city of Princeton. (more...)
PA unveils 65 prescription take-back boxes PA unveils 65 prescription take-back boxes
- September 20, 2017

The initiative is created to allow the safe disposal of expired or unwanted prescription medication. Smith says, "We are asking for your help in making our communities safer thru the use of these boxes.do your part in keeping these medications out of the hands of individuals who could misuse them. (more...)
North Korea Boycotted UN Trump Speech Calling Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' North Korea Boycotted UN Trump Speech Calling Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man'
- September 20, 2017

Mr Trump told the UN yesterday that "it is far past time for the nations of the world to confront" Kim Jong-Un, whose "reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons" poses a threat to "the entire world with an unthinkable loss of human life". The President did not address the Paris Climate Accord, which some had hoped he would. "The United States will forever be a great friend to the world and especially to its allies", Trump said. (more...)
What New Englanders can expect from Hurricane Jose What New Englanders can expect from Hurricane Jose
- September 20, 2017

Swells are up in Seaside Heights, N.J., due to recent hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean, including Jose. . Little change in strength is expected today, but Jose should begin to gradually weaken on Wednesday .Jose is a large tropical cyclone. (more...)
What to make of Trump's 'America First' speech at the United Nations
- September 20, 2017

Trump said the United States may have to " totally destroy North Korea " if the rogue nation continues to threaten the worldwide community with tests of its nuclear weapons program. "It is an outrage that some nations would not only trade with such a regime, but would arm, supply and financially support a country that imperils the world with nuclear conflict", he said. (more...)
Google creates €1m fund to help find 'solution' to online extremism Google creates €1m fund to help find 'solution' to online extremism
- September 20, 2017

Alongside counterparts from France and Italy, May will highlight that if terrorist content does emerge, she would like technology companies to remove it within one to two hours. Google and YouTube have announced they are increasing their use of technology to help automatically identify hate videos. Meanwhile, Facebook has vowed to explore the development of artificial intelligence, to automate the identification of terrorist material. (more...)
Spain police raid Catalan government headquarters amid independence row Spain police raid Catalan government headquarters amid independence row
- September 20, 2017

Catalonia , which represents a fifth of Spain's 1.1-trillion-euro economy, has some 900 mayors. Spain's Guardia Civil police searched several headquarters in Barcelona of Catalonia's regional government Wednesday, a Catalan government spokesman said. (more...)

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