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CBI registers case against former Orissa HC judge IM Quddusi CBI registers case against former Orissa HC judge IM Quddusi
- September 20, 2017

Speaking to ANI, the CBI Spokesperson said, "Rumors of raids at premises of a sitting Orissa High Court judge are baseless". Suresh Chandra Tripathi, a Delhi-based advocate of Odiya origin, said he had condemned the move earlier since he felt that it seemed a soft way of "terrorizing a judge" since Justice Das had earlier granted bail to some accused in a chit fund case. (more...)
Trump at United Nations threatens to 'totally destroy' N. Korea Trump at United Nations threatens to 'totally destroy' N. Korea
- September 20, 2017

Megumi Yokota was abducted on her way home from school after badminton practice in November 1977. Addressing the Air Force conference on Tuesday, service chief Gen. Referring to Trump's maiden speech at the UNGA on Tuesday, government spokesperson Yoshihide Suga said Japan greatly appreciates the US President's renewed confirmation of his policy on North Korea that seeks to change the regime's position and achieve its de-nuclearisation, Efe news reported. (more...)
Why create communal distinction between Hindus, Muslims: Calcutta HC asks Mamata Why create communal distinction between Hindus, Muslims: Calcutta HC asks Mamata
- September 20, 2017

The Calcutta High Court knocked the Mamata Banerjee government regarding the Durga idol immersion issue and asked that why she was creating communal distinction between the two communities. The bench said the administration could regulate the routes for the immersion processions to follow and those through which the "Tajia" processions of Muharram would pass. (more...)
GJM delegation meets Rajnath, presses for tripartite talk GJM delegation meets Rajnath, presses for tripartite talk
- September 20, 2017

The demand for a separate Gorkhaland resurfaced before the 2016 Assembly elections when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced several "development boards" for different communities in Darjeeling district, such as the Lepchas and Tamangs. (more...)
Local lawmakers shares image depicting protesters hit be vehicle Local lawmakers shares image depicting protesters hit be vehicle
- September 20, 2017

DiSanto did not respond to requests for comment. "She's a community leader and an elected official", said Lori Miller, a spokeswoman for the group Indivisible Rapid City. DiSanto told the Rapid City Journal she should have taken that into consideration, and doesn't condone protesters being hit by vehicles. " I perceived it as encouraging people to stay out of the street ". (more...)
Bomb threat in Central London: Cordons lifted, area safe Bomb threat in Central London: Cordons lifted, area safe
- September 20, 2017

The area was cordoned off and members of the public were advised to avoid the area as Liverpool Street station and Finsbury Circus House were evacuated. The spokesperson for City of London Police continued: "Following an investigation, the item was subsequently deemed non-suspicious at 2.20pm". They added: "Cordons have been now been lifted and officers will help facilitate the return of traders to the market". (more...)
ABS 'sorry' as same-sex postal survey hits bum note ABS 'sorry' as same-sex postal survey hits bum note
- September 20, 2017

But despite the dip in support, the "Yes" campaign looks set to succeed. "Well we won't if the people have spoken against it, we won't be proposing it at the election, I can assure you", Turnbull said. "I'm very confident that the bill for same-sex marriage will be legalised, and then you will then see the focus on the Parliament being on the detail and it will then turn around". (more...)
U.S. ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'
- September 20, 2017

Haley said sanctions had already provided a "punch in the gut" to Pyongyang but that strict enforcement was crucial. With Haley leading the way, the United Nations has placed increased sanctions on North Korea due to its belligerent behavior regarding its nuclear program. (more...)
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 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...)

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