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ISIS militants killed by six US air strikes in Libya ISIS militants killed by six US air strikes in Libya
- September 25, 2017

The command said the air strikes were conducted on Friday, in coordination with Libya's Government of National Accord, hitting a desert camp 150 miles (240 kilometers) southeast of the city of Sirte. Khalifa Haftar, which controls much of the country's east, including the area where the most recent drone strikes against ISIS took place. The early January sorties targeted two camps IS camps outside Sirte. (more...)
Donations for Mexican quake victims Donations for Mexican quake victims
- September 25, 2017

He says residents and neighbors have maintained a good relationship with the navy and civil defense authorities running the search operation at the site. "These are the places where rescue efforts continue", said Mancera, ticking off locations in central and southern portions of the metropolis. It's one of a dwindling number of collapse sites where crews still have hopes of finding people alive. (more...)
Violent crime rising throughout US, FBI says Violent crime rising throughout US, FBI says
- September 25, 2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been insisting that last year's crime increase was not a blip. Mr Sessions tied the Chicago crime rate in a recent speech to a sense of "undermined" respect for police officers, as well as the city's policies on undocumented immigrants. (more...)
Ruth Davidson 'backed plot to oust Theresa May' after election Ruth Davidson 'backed plot to oust Theresa May' after election
- September 25, 2017

In a 4am text message the day after the election, the Chancellor is said to have indicated to the Foreign Secretary that he was prepared to back Mr Johnson if he ran for the leadership. "I think we owe it to the British people to focus on that job in hand and get us through to a Brexit that is good for Britain and good for Britain's future". (more...)
Labour conference: Brexit differences won't ruin the party Labour conference: Brexit differences won't ruin the party
- September 25, 2017

Instead, Labour's Brexit position will be signed off by the party's ruling National Executive Committee , giving members and MPs no say in the matter. "In that way, we can achieve a compromise within the community which gains us the benefits of the European Union as it were and overcome some of the perceived disbenefits". (more...)
Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies
- September 25, 2017

According to a criminal report , Chaney Jr., 23, was caught by Dante committing a lewd act on Danae , Dante's 7-year-old sister. Dante's grieving grandmother, Monique Brown , said the young boy was trying to save his sister when he was attacked by Chaney Jnr. (more...)
Trump widens travel ban to include North Korea, Venezuela and Chad Trump widens travel ban to include North Korea, Venezuela and Chad
- September 25, 2017

Iraq is deemed to be troubled, but it won't face severe restrictions as a reward to that government for cooperating with the U.S. Those requirements were shared in July with foreign governments, which had 50 days to make improvements if needed, the White House said. (more...)
North Korea Says Trump's Threats Are A 'Declaration Of War' North Korea Says Trump's Threats Are A 'Declaration Of War'
- September 25, 2017

Plaza Hotel, in New York, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. This applied even when they were not in North Korean airspace. "His insane behavior clearly proves that the road chosen by ourselves was definitely right", the report added, referring to the country's decision to develop nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles to counter the U.S. (more...)
Bannon to conservatives: Fear 'corrupt' GOP establishment Bannon to conservatives: Fear 'corrupt' GOP establishment
- September 25, 2017

Louis Airport for the annual Eagle Council. "His leadership of the Trump 2016 campaign showed us not only that he is a true movement conservative, but that he knows how to cut through the establishment "kingmaker" clutter and message directly to the American people", Martin said in a news release, according to the Associated Press. (more...)
Labour pledges to cut credit card debt with new law Labour pledges to cut credit card debt with new law
- September 25, 2017

The Tories are stuck in the Victorian era - we are determined to embrace the possibilities of technological change. "But we will go further". I can tell you today, it's what you've been calling for. But he didn't outline how this would be done, or whether the taxpayer would foot the bill for the cost of the existing contracts. The Labour Party has pledged to bring a legislation which will restrict the interest amount which could be charged on debts due to credit card use. (more...)
Far-right party entry into parliament poses 'big challenge': Merkel Far-right party entry into parliament poses 'big challenge': Merkel
- September 25, 2017

Merkel should be considered the victor, with her party the Christian Democrats (CDU) and their allies the Christian Social Union having won more than 32.5 percent of the vote, she would have a hard time forming a new government. But AfD supporters cheered as the exit poll results were announced and co-leader Alexander Gauland vowed they would change the country. Mrs Merkel failed to secure a ruling majority and now the process of coalition building will begin and could take ... (more...)
Unilever share price: Group to buy Carver Korea for €2.27bn Unilever share price: Group to buy Carver Korea for €2.27bn
- September 25, 2017

In April private equity group Bain Capital - which now holds a stake in Carver - invested $816m in Hugel, the South Korean biopharma group. Carver, which has become the fastest-growing skincare business in South Korea through sales of its brand, AHC, delivered sales of 321 million euros and EBITDA of 137 million euros in 2016. (more...)
Trump Administration Revises Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority Countries Trump Administration Revises Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority Countries
- September 25, 2017

According to a New York Times report on Sunday, the new order is more far-reaching than the President's original travel ban , imposing permanent restrictions on travel, rather than the 90-day suspension that Trump authorised soon after taking office. (more...)
Trump does not want nuclear war with NK: Mnuchin Trump does not want nuclear war with NK: Mnuchin
- September 25, 2017

Meanwhile, a new poll yesterday found that an overwhelming majority of United States citizens oppose a preemptive strike on North Korea and most Americans trust U.S. But there is room for even more sanctions, Sen. To try to get the North to give up its nuclear weapons, 32 percent support Washington offering Pyongyang financial incentives, 39 percent support bombing North Korean targets, 43 percent support agreeing to stop joint military exercises with South Korea and 76 percent support ... (more...)
Donald Trump Extends Travel Ban, Blocks Citizens From North Korea And Venezuela Donald Trump Extends Travel Ban, Blocks Citizens From North Korea And Venezuela
- September 25, 2017

The latest travel ban still would not have kept out anyone who caused a deadly terror attack in the USA since 9/11. Unlike the president's original bans, which had time limits, this one is open-ended. But according to government officials, the addition of north Korea and Venezuela shows that the restrictions were decided on security issues, and that the decree did not expressly provide for the muslims, as stated by its detractors. (more...)
Secret Service Finds Cache of Weapons in Car Near White House Secret Service Finds Cache of Weapons in Car Near White House
- September 25, 2017

Secret Service agents approached the man for urinating in public outside the Renwick Gallery at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 17th Street - about a block to the northwest of the White House. The man admitted to having multiple weapons in his auto and gave law enforcement permission to search his vehicle, where they found the weapons. The firearms included multiple handguns as well as AR- and AK-style rifles. (more...)
Anthony Weiner sentenced to prison in sexting scandal with teen Anthony Weiner sentenced to prison in sexting scandal with teen
- September 25, 2017

A tearful Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl, a sentence prosecutors had sought to end the "tragic cycle" of sexting that not only destroyed his congressional career, but doomed his mayoral aspirations and his marriage. (more...)
Trump expands travel ban to include North Korea, Venezuela and Chad Trump expands travel ban to include North Korea, Venezuela and Chad
- September 25, 2017

The new executive order also suspends visas for government officials on business or tourist travel from Venezuela and Somali immigrants, reported NBC. While travel from most of those countries will be largely suspended, some travelers will still be admitted after enhanced screening and vetting. The inclusion of Venezuela and North Korea appeared to be an attempt to block challenges from advocacy groups and others who have called the restrictions a ban on Muslims . (more...)
Gurmeet Ram Rahim files petition in High Court against CBI court verdict Gurmeet Ram Rahim files petition in High Court against CBI court verdict
- September 25, 2017

And that is when he found out the cruel truth of the fake relationship, Guta alleged that Honeypreet and Ram Rahim were involved sexually and he was kept in disguise for long. Toor alleged that the two had been living like a couple before Ram Rahim was arrested. However, this meet did not turn out to be a sweet one as, confessed Rakhi, her closeness with Ram Rahim made Honeypreet extremely jealous of her. (more...)
Target to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2020 Target to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2020
- September 25, 2017

Target now employs about 323,000 people nationwide, according to The Wall Street Journal , and is gearing up for hiring about 100,000 workers for the holiday season. It's also much higher than the current federal minimum wage of $7.25. The discount-store operator also said it is committed to increasing the minimum hourly wage to $15 by the end of 2020. (more...)
National Football League commissioner, LeBron James blast Trump for tweets against athletes National Football League commissioner, LeBron James blast Trump for tweets against athletes
- September 25, 2017

Once again the human comment section living in the White House is proving not just that his mental train is fully off the rails, but that he doesn't really care about governing the country or solving problems - he just wants to spew nonsense behind a podium to people who will clap for it. (more...)
Kohli hails 'star' all-rounder Pandya after series win Kohli hails 'star' all-rounder Pandya after series win
- September 25, 2017

The Australians heaved a sigh of relief when Rohit fell to a mistimed shot off Coulter-Nile while attempting another big hit. Australia dominated the first overs and they made 200/1 in the first 32 overs which is huge. "I wanted to target the left-arm spinner ( Ashton Agar )". Rohit Sharma has decide to go behind the Aussie bowlers as he thrashes them out of the park. (more...)
BTS Become First Korean Act To Enter The UK Album Chart BTS Become First Korean Act To Enter The UK Album Chart
- September 25, 2017

Units are the sum of pure USA album sales, United States track sales/10 and U.S. track streams/1500. BTS continue to push where no K-pop act has gone before with a debut in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 . 26. "Love Yourself Seung Her", BTS' most successful release to date, sold more than 750,000 copies in the first week, according to its agency Monday. (more...)
Promes a doubt for Spartak's Liverpool clash Promes a doubt for Spartak's Liverpool clash
- September 25, 2017

Klopp oversaw the session at a grey Melwood, where the Liverpool players appeared in high-spirits ahead of the flight to Russian Federation. Ben Woodburn was missing, however, with the 17-year-old likely to be part of Steven Gerrard's U19s squad for the UEFA Youth League once again. (more...)
Style campaign powers German far right to parliament Style campaign powers German far right to parliament
- September 25, 2017

Results will be confirmed during Sunday night or Monday morning. The nationalist party was founded in 2013 by a group of academics opposed to the euro. To that end, the AfD has made sure to present modern-looking, eloquent figureheads, especially in the global media. That year, the AfD's first leader Bernd Lucke resigned insisting the party had become "Islamophobic and xenophobic". (more...)
Japan PM Abe plans to compile Y2 trln stimulus package - Yomiuri
- September 25, 2017

The new party is unlikely to prevent the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) from winning a third successive... But Komeito's Mr Yamaguchi defended the call, saying after his meeting with Abe that the decision to use the consumption tax hike revenue in a different way than originally promised justifies renewing the administration's mandate from the public. (more...)
Stoned Climbers Rescued From England's Highest Mountain Stoned Climbers Rescued From England's Highest Mountain
- September 25, 2017

Rescuers have hit out after being called to rescue a group on top of England's highest mountain - who had been left incapacitated after taking drugs. The Wasdale mountain rescue team has been called out almost 80 times so far this year to help people stuck on the mountains in the area. (more...)
McCain Says His Brain Cancer Prognosis Is 'Very Poor' McCain Says His Brain Cancer Prognosis Is 'Very Poor'
- September 25, 2017

But McCain said that the doctors hedged, trying to downplay concerns until tests confirmed the diagnosis. He recalled how he went back to Washington, against his doctors' requests because it was only 11 days after his brain surgery, to vote on health care. (more...)
North Carolina not attending the White House after winning national title North Carolina not attending the White House after winning national title
- September 25, 2017

The spokesman added that the team members "were fine with going". Two-time NBA MVP Curry said Friday he would vote against the team's visiting the White House. "In lieu of a visit to the White House, we have decided that we'll constructively use our trip to the nation's capital in February to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion - the values that we embrace as an organization". (more...)
Rajiv Mehrishi Sworn in as CAG Rajiv Mehrishi Sworn in as CAG
- September 25, 2017

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to the former secretary in a ceremonial function at Rashtrapati Bhawan which was attended by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi among other dignitaries. (more...)