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No politics or religion in govt's stand on Rohingya: Ram Madhav No politics or religion in govt's stand on Rohingya: Ram Madhav
- September 20, 2017

Rohingya refugees are fleeing from violence-hit state of Rakhine in Myanmar to India and Bangladesh. "It is with profound surprise, disappointment and dismay that your fellow Canadians have witnessed your continuing silence in the face of the brutal oppression of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim people", Trudeau wrote Monday in a letter to Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar. (more...)
British police arrest third man in London tube attack investigation
- September 20, 2017

It was revealed on Monday that he had been referred to Prevent, the government's de-radicalization program, which aims to turn potential extremists away from terrorism. Farroukh's arrest came after a 18-year-old chief suspect was detained at Dover ferry port on Saturday morning after an explosion on a packed rush-hour carriage at Parsons Green subway station on Friday morning injured some 30 people. (more...)
The final leaders debate was tetchy. But who won? The final leaders debate was tetchy. But who won?
- September 20, 2017

It is unlikely uncommitted voters got anything new from the debate as both leaders, at times, looked exhausted and ready to snap. While Labour has faced plenty of scrutiny in the media over its tax plans, Ms Ardern said people she had met were more concerned about health and mental health, and she accused Mr English and National of stoking up a debate on tax. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel: GOP's Cassidy 'lied right to my face' on healthcare Jimmy Kimmel: GOP's Cassidy 'lied right to my face' on healthcare
- September 20, 2017

Lindsey Graham of SC, said he expects to get the 50 votes needed to pass the legislation in the Senate and that House Majority Leader Paul Ryan (R-WI) said the House of Representatives will pass it if the Senate does, The Hill reported Tuesday. (more...)
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
- September 20, 2017

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber's quarterly revenue was down 5.0% compared to the same quarter previous year. Guggenheim started coverage on The Goodyear Tire & Rubber in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.25%. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. (more...)
Warm and dry until fall arrives on Friday Warm and dry until fall arrives on Friday
- September 20, 2017

Northwest winds 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming light and variable in the evening. For Tuesday , expect patchy fog in some place before 10 a.m., then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. THURSDAY: Sunny, with a high near 82. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. (more...)
Coastal flood warnings still in effect for Long Island Coastal flood warnings still in effect for Long Island
- September 20, 2017

Rainfall will be heaviest on Cape Cod and Nantucket, where 2 to 4 inches is possible. Winds along the coast could gust to 40 to 50 miles per hour. The heaviest rain amounts will be in southern/southeastern New Hampshire. and Wednesday at 12:08 p.m., both with fairly high astronomical tides and rough seas. Jose is stirring up the surf, and the hurricane center warned of risky rip currents along the East Coast. (more...)
HHS Sec. Tom Price Blowing Tens of Thousands on Private Jet Travel HHS Sec. Tom Price Blowing Tens of Thousands on Private Jet Travel
- September 20, 2017

The move comes after Politico on Tuesday night reported that Price last week took private jets on five flights for official business. Price's private travel arrangements included jets to a ME resort for a discussion with a healthcare industry CEO and to community health centers is Pennsylvania and New Hampshire, according to Politico , which cited internal HHS documents. (more...)
FL woman makes 'single and sexy' sign to get power back on
- September 20, 2017

Within a day, the post was shared more than 1,000 times on Facebook and caught the eye of local linemen who stopped by on Monday to restore the woman's power. Leigh was diagnosed with stage five kidney failure in October as a result of high blood pressure that is caused by her Type 1 diabetes. "I just got word my power is on!" Because of her recent surgery, she needed to stay in air conditioning. (more...)
United Nations chief urges Myanmar to halt military campaign against Rohingya Muslims United Nations chief urges Myanmar to halt military campaign against Rohingya Muslims
- September 20, 2017

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for global solidarity to fight sexual exploitation and abuse. "Fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings", he said in his first state-of-the-world report since taking the top job at the United Nations on January 1. (more...)
Options for North Korea are 'effective and overwhelming' Options for North Korea are 'effective and overwhelming'
- September 20, 2017

Everyone aspires to a peaceful solution to these challenges. "The era of strategic patience with the North Korean regime has failed". China accounts for about 90 percent of North Korea's trade and sends largely free crude oil shipments to the North. (more...)
Trump's latest nickname: Rocket Man Trump's latest nickname: Rocket Man
- September 20, 2017

This isn't surprising. The United States is the preeminent global military power, so strictly speaking it has military options for dealing with every scenario - including the possibility of war on the Korean Peninsula. "Venezuelan people are collapsing". "That's what the United Nations is all about; that's what the United Nations is for". Trump has delivered major foreign policy addresses before, to a gathering of Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia and in a packed central square in ... (more...)
Chicago Spots With Can't-Miss Pumpkin Spice Lattes Chicago Spots With Can't-Miss Pumpkin Spice Lattes
- September 20, 2017

I started my pumpkin spice binge with a trip to my local Giant on Labor Day, the day before the PSL, as it's called, hit Starbucks for the season. In the United States during September, everything edible is covered in pumpkin spice or has a pumpkin spice. (more...)
Philippines urges North Korea to stop 'provocations,' start talks Philippines urges North Korea to stop 'provocations,' start talks
- September 20, 2017

This was North Korea's first missile test since it detonated its most powerful nuclear bomb to date on September 3. North Korea is nearing the final stage of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile and is likely to continue test-launches and nuclear experiments to flawless the technology, Seoul's Defense Ministry said Monday. (more...)
Nepal to sign Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Nepal to sign Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
- September 20, 2017

The U.N. treaty office said 51 countries are expected to sign during Wednesday's opening day. The 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will convene today in New York City, where President Donald Trump will give one of the first speeches to open debate. (more...)
Starbucks robbery suspect may sue 'Good Samaritan' who stopped him Starbucks robbery suspect may sue 'Good Samaritan' who stopped him
- September 20, 2017

He then also pulls out a knife and hands a plastic bag to the barista demanding cash. His mother, Pamela Chimienti, told KGRE that she does not condone her son's actions, but thinks Jerri used excessive force when trying to stop him. But Chimienti said her son is a victim too. The mother of the suspected armed robber says the man who stepped in to stop her son went too far, almost killing him. (more...)
Police Search For 'Mad Pooper' In Colorado Police Search For 'Mad Pooper' In Colorado
- September 20, 2017

Cathy Budde said she was first alerted to the woman she has dubbed "The Mad Pooper" by her children, who caught the jogger in the act weeks ago. After posting a sign pleading with the woman to stop, other neighbors have come forward saying they've also seen the "mad pooper" in action, outside of a Walgreens and in their backyards. (more...)
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...)

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