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James Blake called to testify against police officer James Blake called to testify against police officer
- September 21, 2017

The attorney for the police watchdog group prosecuting the case against Officer James Frascatore asked Daniel Modell, a defense witness and former police lieutenant who was testifying that he believed Frascatore acted appropriately during the arrest , about whether he'd been disciplined during an NYPD ticket-fixing scandal. (more...)
Mattis: No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles Mattis: No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles
- September 21, 2017

However, South Korea's nuclear armament is an empty argument, rhetoric that provides temporary relief to frustration and helplessness. The Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, reportedly asked the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, to reconsider the timing of the aid package in a recent telephone call. (more...)
Charges: 'Super drunk' Minnesota man charged in fatal crash Charges: 'Super drunk' Minnesota man charged in fatal crash
- September 21, 2017

The Hennepin County Attorney charged Campbell, 21, with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the vehicle crash Sunday morning. Police spoke with witnesses. A witness reportedly told police she was on the exit ramp from westbound I-35W when she heard the crash. A witness to the crash's immediate aftermath saw Campbell running away from the vehicle and toward a nearby McDonald's. (more...)
Abu Sayyaf terrorists arrested: IGP Abu Sayyaf terrorists arrested: IGP
- September 21, 2017

Police did not give details about the other suspects. At the home of the suspects. Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia has arrested seven Philippine men suspected of involvement in activities of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, police said on Thursday, as concern grows in Southeast Asia over the possible expansion of militant Islamist activity. (more...)
Karisma wishes baby sis Kareena on birthday with adorable childhood pic Karisma wishes baby sis Kareena on birthday with adorable childhood pic
- September 21, 2017

Kareena was snapped posing with the range of air purifiers to take forward the company's initiative to raise awareness about the air pollution and the need for air purification indoors. The 3 Idiots actress was seen wearing a white and blue printed full sleeve salwaar kameez and dupatta with camel-coloured pumps walking in style at Mumbai airport. (more...)
GOP Health Care Proposals Lack Even 'Common-Sense Rationale,' Obama Says GOP Health Care Proposals Lack Even 'Common-Sense Rationale,' Obama Says
- September 21, 2017

He said that efforts done without any "plain common sense rationale" were especially frustrating. Obama then called on ordinary citizens to "stand up, and muster the determination to try and try again" to fight on behalf of health care, despite the frustration of doing this seemingly every few weeks. (more...)
Leonardo DiCaprio Goes After Trump At Climate Conference Leonardo DiCaprio Goes After Trump At Climate Conference
- September 21, 2017

Terry Tamminen, CEO of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation said that the round of grants are coming at a time when there is a dearth of political leadership and the climatic changes are getting worst with devastating storms and heatwaves. "We talked about how the United States has the potential to lead the world in clean energy manufacturing, and research and development", he recalled. (more...)
McConnell's leadership faces fresh test on health care bill McConnell's leadership faces fresh test on health care bill
- September 21, 2017

The latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act relies on a funding mechanism that is often discussed but not always understood - the block grant. GOP senators from states like West Virginia and OH - where Medicaid coverage was expanded to more people - face the prospect of supporting the loss of millions of dollars that help people afford medical coverage. (more...)
Vodafone Qatar accepts orders for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Vodafone Qatar accepts orders for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- September 21, 2017

Price of the iPhone X will be available for $20 more in Japan than in America. With the company having pioneered the mobile fingerprint scanning revolution with its Touch ID system over the last four years, many had looked to Apple to lead the charge to in-display fingerprint scanning with this year's big new iPhone . (more...)
Trump restates support for Luther Strange ahead of Alabama election Trump restates support for Luther Strange ahead of Alabama election
- September 21, 2017

Luther Strange his comprehensive and absolute approval. U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore is bringing in the big guns to campaign for him Thursday in Montgomery, with former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and ex-Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka set to stump for him at the Montgomery Train Depot. (more...)
N Korea says sanctions will speed up nuclear programme
- September 21, 2017

Trump in a tweet early Sunday even dubbed the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as " Rocket Man ". She added that the UN Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear programme - and the U.S. "In this situation, you must continue to toughen sanctions against North Korea", said the Chancellor. People watch a TV screen showing a local news program reporting about North Korea's missile launch, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. (more...)
Tracking Jose: Wind Gusts So Far Tracking Jose: Wind Gusts So Far
- September 21, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued coastal flood warnings and advisories for the Shore, and warned of unsafe rip currents along the beaches. Cloud top temperatures around the rest of the circulation were warmer indicating weaker storms. (more...)
Dutch jobs to go as Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp plan merger Dutch jobs to go as Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp plan merger
- September 21, 2017

The combination is subject to execution of the final agreements and obtaining all corporate authorisations, including Board and Tata Steel shareholder approvals. "There must not be a merger at any price", she said in a statement , according to Reuters. Tata Steel , which is Britain's biggest steel producer, hit the headlines past year when it put its entire United Kingdom operations up for sale amid a deteriorating industry environment. (more...)
MKMVA On Khoza's Resignation From ANC MKMVA On Khoza's Resignation From ANC
- September 21, 2017

She says it's too hard to stay in a place where she's ridiculed for acting with a moral conscience. Khoza, who was facing disciplinary action from the KwaZulu-Natal ANC for refusing to bow to instructions to not talk out against the President, said the party she joined at the age of 12 in 1982 was a far cry from the current ANC which she said protects corruption. (more...)
South Korea not seeking collapse of North Korea South Korea not seeking collapse of North Korea
- September 21, 2017

For the first time since December 2015 assistance from South Korea will go through the UN. Moon, in his speech, praised the UN's concerted and swift action on the nuke test and called for stronger pressure on the Kim Jong-un regime to bring it back to the negotiating table. (more...)
North Korea threat set to top agenda of United Nations general assembly
- September 21, 2017

In response to fresh sanctions - imposed after the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test - the secretive state has said that it will now develop its nuclear programme at an increased rate. South Korea approved a plan on Thursday to send $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea, the South's Unification Ministry said, as part of an aid policy that the government says remains unaffected by geopolitical tensions with the North. (more...)
Trump says he has decided on Iranian nuclear deal Trump says he has decided on Iranian nuclear deal
- September 21, 2017

Now, it is a disaster because many , many thousands will die. North Korea's foreign minister has brushed aside the United States President Donald Trump's fiery threat to destroy his nation, comparing it to a "dog's bark" and suggesting Pyongyang would not be deterred by the rhetoric. (more...)
Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, Midland Announce Tour Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, Midland Announce Tour
- September 21, 2017

In celebration of the three acts hitting the road together on the upcoming Breakers Tour , Little Big Town , Kacey Musgraves and Midland dusted off a late-'70s classic from Electric Light Orchestra . Musgraves, meanwhile, is working on new music, and Midland are preparing to release their debut album, On the Rocks , on September 22. Midland and Kacey Musgraves will open for the group on their tour, "The Breakers Tour ". (more...)
Police identifies London Tube bombing suspect Police identifies London Tube bombing suspect
- September 21, 2017

The uk's top counter-terrorism officer, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, said police were gaining a "greater understanding of the preparation of the device". The location of the brief surveillance video was close to one of two properties searched by British counterterrorism officers and forensic teams on Saturday. (more...)
Mercedes to invest $1B in Alabama for electric SUVs Mercedes to invest $1B in Alabama for electric SUVs
- September 21, 2017

US sales are projected to grow fourfold from previous year to 643,000 in 2021, about 4% of the USA auto market, according to estimates by Bloomberg New Energy Finance . Daimler also plans to build a one million square-foot battery plant next to its Tuscaloosa, Ala. -based factory. The company now employs 3,700 people in Alabama. (more...)
Tax Cuts Are Tax Reform Tax Cuts Are Tax Reform
- September 21, 2017

Early reports from Capitol Hill indicate the GOP "compromise" plan will leave the top marginal tax rate at 39.6 percent - which now applies to taxable income over $418,400. Opportunities for comprehensive reform of the tax code do not present themselves often. And we are now confident that, without transitioning to a new domestic consumption-based tax system, there is a viable approach for ensuring a level playing field between American and foreign companies and workers, while protecting ... (more...)
Richard Branson: Bad Hurricane Season 'Start of Things to Come' Richard Branson: Bad Hurricane Season 'Start of Things to Come'
- September 21, 2017

Branson then took a shot at President Donald Trump regarding the issue of climate change . Also, Maria hit the part of the Virgin Islands that were spared by Irma , so the parts of the islands that people had fled to because of Irma now need help, themselves. (more...)
Buffalo Bills vs. Denver Broncos Buffalo Bills vs. Denver Broncos
- September 21, 2017

While the Bills will be looking to rev up their offense, Buffalo's defense figures to have its hands full against a Denver offense that showed both explosiveness and the ability to sustain drives in its beat-down of Dallas. "They're gonna make plays, you just have to keep at it". "It's a matter of doing it". They have big, powerful linemen and exceptionally quick linebackers. (more...)
Amazon to open new Manhattan office & hire 2000 employees Amazon to open new Manhattan office & hire 2000 employees
- September 21, 2017

The space will serve as the primary NY location for Amazon Advertising, according to Brookfield. Amazon says it will add about 2,000 employees in New York City during the next three years, more than doubling an outpost focused on the online retailer's advertising business. (more...)
Ukraine president says Trump shares vision on 'new level' of defense cooperation Ukraine president says Trump shares vision on 'new level' of defense cooperation
- September 21, 2017

Poroshenko expressed gratitude to Trump and praised the countries' cooperation in military and economic sectors. Poroshenko said Trump supported a proposal to deploy United Nations peacekeepers "including on the uncontrolled part of the Ukraine-Russia border, which would prevent the possibility of penetration by Russian troops or Russian weapons". (more...)
Help Mexico quake recovery and relief Help Mexico quake recovery and relief
- September 21, 2017

As the Cocos plate plunges deeper into the bowels of our planet, fractures inside the slab bend and pull apart. It wasn't strong enough to cause serious damage, but it's a reminder of a looming potential disaster: a major quake in California. (more...)
Turkish parliament to convene over Kurdish referendum Turkish parliament to convene over Kurdish referendum
- September 21, 2017

The three ministers, Mevlut Cavusoglu, Ibrahim al-Jaafari and Javad Zarif, agreed to put pressure on KRG to cancel the referendum, warning of coordinated "counter-measures" to the vote. In New York, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday demanded that Iraqi Kurds call off the referendum, while hinting at consequences if they go ahead. (more...)
Cooper: North Carolina Joins 14 States in Bipartisan U.S. Climate Alliance Cooper: North Carolina Joins 14 States in Bipartisan U.S. Climate Alliance
- September 21, 2017

Jim Kim and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo at the Yale Climate Conference to highlight state, city and business-led efforts to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. That compares to a 10 percent reduction for the rest of the nation. On a per-capita basis, economic output in Climate Alliance states expanded twice as fast as in the rest of the country, "showing that climate action and economic growth go hand-in-hand", according to Cooper's statement. (more...)
Rossi fit to ride at Aragon Rossi fit to ride at Aragon
- September 21, 2017

Although still in some pain from the operations on his right tibia and fibula, Rossi made 20 practice laps at Misano and had a medical check-up afterwards. Movistar Yamaha on Thursday confirmed that the courageous 38-year-old will compete in Round 14. This means that Rossi only missed the Misano race earlier this month. (more...)
Martinez not on board with latest ACA repeal attempt Martinez not on board with latest ACA repeal attempt
- September 21, 2017

Although President Donald Trump has thrown his support behind the Graham-Cassidy health care overhaul, Sen . Kimmel then said, jokingly, that the bill does pass the " Jimmy Kimmel test" because "your child with a pre-existing condition will get the care he needs if, and only if, his father is Jimmy Kimmel ". (more...)

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