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Governor wants to oust sheriffs who won't detain immigrants Governor wants to oust sheriffs who won't detain immigrants
- September 26, 2017

Last week Cumberland County Sheriff Kevin Joyce announced that his jail will no longer hold inmates beyond their release date even when federal immigration agents request it. Per the federal court ruling in Morales v. Chadbourne , ICE can only issue detainer requests to local law enforcement in cases where there is sufficient probable cause to suspect a detained individual is in the country illegally. (more...)
Georgetown Law Professors, Students Plan to Protest Sessions Speech Georgetown Law Professors, Students Plan to Protest Sessions Speech
- September 26, 2017

The speech by Sessions comes just days after President Donald Trump said NFL team owners should fire any players who kneel or otherwise protest during the national anthem . The invitation-only event excluded students and faculty members not affiliated with the center, leading one disgruntled student to suggest that the academic center wanted a more sympathetic audience for Sessions. (more...)
Former guest lecturer stabs woman associate professor in Madurai Kamaraj University Former guest lecturer stabs woman associate professor in Madurai Kamaraj University
- September 26, 2017

They added Jothimurugan used to frequent the university to plead for the renewal of his appointment. Jothimurugan stabbed S Jenefa, who heads the journalism and science communication department, at her office several times and did not attempt to run away. (more...)
Russia Threatens To Shut Down Facebook Russia Threatens To Shut Down Facebook
- September 26, 2017

As part of a general strategy to empower Russian authorities over online communication, the country's parliament adopted a new law in 2014 , demanding that all web services handling Russians' private data must place the relevant servers periodically in Russia. (more...)
Federal appeals panel tosses Dean Skelos and son's corruption convictions Federal appeals panel tosses Dean Skelos and son's corruption convictions
- September 26, 2017

Photo Dean G. Skelos , and his son Adam leaving Federal Court in Manhattan after being found guilty in December 2015. The panel cited a decision past year by the US Supreme Court that limited the legal definition of corruption. "Because we can not conclude that the charging error was harmless beyond a reasonable doubt, we are obligated to vacate the convictions ". The appeals court's decision Tuesday explicitly allows prosecutors to seek a new trial against Skelos, just as they did ... (more...)
Indian Army pushes back Pakistani intruders in Jammu and Kashmir Indian Army pushes back Pakistani intruders in Jammu and Kashmir
- September 26, 2017

Early in the morning Indian Army gunned down a militant trying to infiltrate into India in Uri sector of north Kashmir's Baramulla district. The Border Action Teams or BAT are a group of terrorists and Pakistan Army regulars. "After few BAT attacks this year, the Army is on high alert". According to reports, 7-8 armed intruders attempted to cross over the border at around 1 pm and targeted the forward Indian posts in the sector. (more...)
Student Who Died After NKorea Imprisonment 'Tortured Beyond Belief' Student Who Died After NKorea Imprisonment 'Tortured Beyond Belief'
- September 26, 2017

We climbed to the top of the steps, and we looked in. 'Otto had a shaved head, he had a feeding tube coming out of his nose, he was staring blankly into space, jerking violently, ' Fred said. He'd been alone for way too long. 'So what we pictured, because we're optimists, is that Otto would be asleep and maybe in a medically induced coma and then when our doctors here would work with him and he'd get the best care and love that he would come out of it, ' she said. (more...)
McDonnell: Labour will give elected mayors from outside London a stronger voice
- September 26, 2017

But Khan made it clear that he was offended by Trump's former call for a "total and complete shutdown" of U.S. borders to Muslims - and Trump's claim that he would make an exception for Khan. Khan is one of a number of party figures backing the possibility of a second referendum to determine if any deal secured by Prime Minister Theresa May and UK Brexit negotiators is acceptable. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn should be 'embarrassed' by Labour anti-Semitism row Jeremy Corbyn should be 'embarrassed' by Labour anti-Semitism row
- September 26, 2017

In responding to this morning's debate on party rule changes , Jim Kennedy, the Labour national executive committee (NEC) member who moved them, shook his head in wonder: "The rules used to be the most mundane part of the conference". Mr Ashworth told Sky News Sunrise: "If people are anti-Semitic, if people are denying the Holocaust that's disgusting, it's foul, they should be expelled from the Labour Party if they're Labour Party members". (more...)
Tokyo Governor Koike to challenge Japanese PM Abe with new party Tokyo Governor Koike to challenge Japanese PM Abe with new party
- September 26, 2017

Kibo no To plans to fight the election with Koike as the new party's face. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced he will dissolve the lower house of parliament and call a snap election for next month. Komeito, a coalition partner of the LDP, also held an executive members' meeting at its headquarters on Tuesday to gear up for the election. Moves to form Kibo no To were spearheaded by such lawmakers as Masaru Wakasa and Goshi Hosono. (more...)
Local Woman Speaks Out About North Korea Issue From South Korea
- September 26, 2017

Lawmakers on the committee told the media that Seoul's National Intelligence Service reported that Pyongyang appears to have been unaware of Saturday's operation involving B-1B bomber and F-15 fighter jets. At a rally Friday night in Alabama, Trump called Kim "little rocketman", magnifying the disparaging label he slung at Kim in his U.N. speech Tuesday in which Trump warned that the United States would "totally destroy" North Korea in defense of itself or its allies. (more...)
Lesbian Leads Germany's Resurgent Anti-Immigrant Party
- September 26, 2017

But whenever Petry decides to have that sit-down interview, I'm guessing her explanation will be the old chestnut: I didn't leave the AfD. The party won 12.6 per cent of the vote and 94 seats, making it the third largest in the Bundestag. Berlin retiree Werner Butz - who, like Lauer, declined to say whom he voted for - said his choice was based on his worry about the declining value of pensions, ensuring German security and capping the number of asylum seekers allowed into Germany. (more...)
United's Fellaini to miss CSKA trip United's Fellaini to miss CSKA trip
- September 26, 2017

CSKA Moscow is a classic in European football. Mkhitaryan is coming here [to speak] because he speaks Russian. Mourinho clearly wants more improvement in the Premier League and the fact that the United boss has subbed him in all those matches suggests he is not yet getting the full Henrikh Mkhitaryan . (more...)
Air Berlin pushes ahead with EasyJet and Lufthansa talks Air Berlin pushes ahead with EasyJet and Lufthansa talks
- September 26, 2017

Soon after going into insolvency, Air Berlin revealed it was in discussions with three potential buyers, including Deutsche Lufthansa, as it looks to sell off its assets. Air Berlin, which has about 140 aircraft, filed for insolvency in August after its main shareholder, Gulf carrier Etihad, withdrew financial support. (more...)
Valuation Review: Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO) and Caesars Entertnmt (CZR) Valuation Review: Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO) and Caesars Entertnmt (CZR)
- September 26, 2017

The F-Score may help discover companies with strengthening balance sheets. Typically, the lower the value, the more undervalued the company tends to be. Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (CRZO) has declined 34.05% since September 25, 2016 and is downtrending. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 2,786,310 shares in the company, valued at $32,599,827. (more...)
Alaska DHSS releases preliminary analysis into Graham-Cassidy's impact on Alaska Alaska DHSS releases preliminary analysis into Graham-Cassidy's impact on Alaska
- September 26, 2017

Protesters line a hallway at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, where the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill on Monday. As I noted at the beginning of this column, the fate of the ACA remained up in the air as my deadline approached, though all indications were that it would go down in flames once again. (more...)
North Korea 'attacks USA aircraft carrier and bomber' in inflammatory propaganda North Korea 'attacks USA aircraft carrier and bomber' in inflammatory propaganda
- September 26, 2017

Security Council resolutions. Earlier this week Trump stoked up tensions with Kim Jong-un as he sent a US Navy carrier strike group steaming towards North Korea. In a show of force, Manning told Pentagon reporters, the aircraft flew north of the Demilitarized Zone, the farthest north any USA fighter or bomber has flown off North Korea's coast in the 21st century, underscoring the seriousness of North Korea's "reckless behavior". (more...)
North Korean diplomat says tweet by Trump 'declared war'
- September 26, 2017

The North Korean Foreign Minister's remarks came as the most direct and threatening statement to Trump so far - after he told the General Assembly in his debut speech that he would "totally destroy" North Korea. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" "It is very likely that North Korea will conduct further provocations", she said. (more...)
Trump poised to expand travel ban as review period expires on Sunday Trump poised to expand travel ban as review period expires on Sunday
- September 26, 2017

Tweeting the updated list, Donald Trump wrote: "Making America Safe is my number one priority". It includes information on countries worldwide, meaning the president could even extend restrictions to locations not included in the original order. (more...)
National Football League players take a knee at Wembley after criticism from Donald Trump National Football League players take a knee at Wembley after criticism from Donald Trump
- September 26, 2017

Constitution. President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked angry protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance. League executives, however, said they had minimal involvement in the owners' or players' actions. Kraft, who has been a strong backer of the president, expressed "deep disappointment" with Trump. (more...)
Ex-lawmaker Weiner handed 21 mo. in prison for sexting Ex-lawmaker Weiner handed 21 mo. in prison for sexting
- September 26, 2017

Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner departs U.S. Federal Court, following his sentencing after pleading guilty to one count of sending obscene messages to a minor, ending an investigation into a "sexting" scandal that played a role in last year's U.S. (more...)
Trump Administration Announces Updated Travel Restrictions Trump Administration Announces Updated Travel Restrictions
- September 26, 2017

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza decried the U.S.travel ban on its officials and their families, saying the measure is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to force regime change in the South American nation. There is no real danger of visitors from North Korea, because nearly no North Koreans are ever allowed to visit the U.S. The Venezuelan ban really makes little sense in terms of national security. (more...)
Trump associates to talk to House panel in Russian Federation inquiry Trump associates to talk to House panel in Russian Federation inquiry
- September 26, 2017

He's also denying he had advance knowledge of the leak of former Clinton Campaign chairman John Podesta's emails and says he never colluded with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Stone has acknowledged communicating with a hacker, Guccifer 2.0, who has taken credit for hacking the DNC email servers. The opening statement includes rebuttals to remarks from members of the committee that Stone says are false. (more...)
Russia Facebook ads tried to incite anti-black, anti-Muslim prejudice Russia Facebook ads tried to incite anti-black, anti-Muslim prejudice
- September 26, 2017

Operatives also reportedly bought ads that focused on heating up religious divides by, for instance, indicating that Muslim women leaned towards supporting Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton as opposed to Donald Trump. "In many cases, it was more about voter suppression rather than increasing turnout", he added. Facebook said that Russians used around 470 fake Facebook accounts to purchase the ads. (more...)
Donald Trump's tweets are newsworthy, will stay
- September 26, 2017

White, Chief Pentagon Spokesperson, read. In a show of might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. While Ri's comments are markedly strong - particularly coming from such a high-ranking official - North Korean state media and government frequently refers to everything from military drills to global sanctions as tantamount to declarations of war against ... (more...)
3rd travel ban has grave consequences for MN Somalis 3rd travel ban has grave consequences for MN Somalis
- September 26, 2017

Trump had threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to defend the US or its allies. He said his country is "looking for dialogue" with and channels to the Trump administration. Taylor described what he said was "our guiding principle". "Today we must report to the world that our people have been directly threatened by the President of the United States". (more...)
North Korea moving airplanes, boosting defence after USA bomber flight
- September 26, 2017

Trump said on Twitter on Saturday. "That operation was conducted in global airspace, over worldwide waters, so we have the right to fly, sail and operate where legally permissible around the globe", Pentagon spokesman Colonel Robert Manning said on Monday. (more...)
Qatar Air Confirms $2.16 Billion Boeing Order Qatar Air Confirms $2.16 Billion Boeing Order
- September 26, 2017

The airline - which now operates a fleet of 20 widebody cargo aircraft, including 12 777Fs - also received its first 747-8F at a delivery ceremony attended by Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker and Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Kevin McAllister. (more...)
New US travel ban 'psychological terrorism': Venezuela New US travel ban 'psychological terrorism': Venezuela
- September 26, 2017

Trump has been trying for most of the year to create a ban that passes court muster. The decree says the Venezuelan government "fails to share public-safety and terrorism-related information adequately" and has not been "fully cooperative" in receiving deportees. (more...)
North Korean FM says Trump has declared war on his country North Korean FM says Trump has declared war on his country
- September 26, 2017

North Korean state media on Friday carried a rare message from DPRK leader Kim Jong Un in response , ahead of a speech by Ri at the UNGA on Saturday, in which he issued insults and threats towards the US and Trump. But even if the United States strikes North Korea, there still remains a possibility of the North retaliating against the South. In his speech Tuesday, Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the United States was forced to defend itself or an ally. (more...)

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