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North Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight: Yonhap North Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight: Yonhap
- September 27, 2017

Separately, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, speaking during a visit to India today, said the US maintains the capability to deter North Korea's most risky threats but wants a diplomatic solution. That danger "is certainly taken into consideration in all our planning and war gaming, table-top exercise efforts", McMaster said. "Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!" China, North Korea's neighbour and main ally, which has nevertheless backed United Nations sanctions over Pyongyang's ... (more...)
Twitter says it won't take down Trump's tweet to North Korea
- September 27, 2017

Among the considerations is "newsworthiness" and whether a Tweet is of public interest. " Twitter said "newsworthiness" is part of the criteria it takes into account when judging whether to keep a tweet or not, saying that keeping the public informed is an integral role that the platform serves to fulfill". (more...)
'Great anger': Trump praises fans who booed National Football League stars 'Great anger': Trump praises fans who booed National Football League stars
- September 27, 2017

After the game, reporters asked him what he thought about the president's statements and requests that people boycott the NFL. Speculation had been rife as to how the Cowboys - who have been nicknamed America's Team - would react to the protests, and a few hours before Monday night's game Trump had tweeted: " Tremendous backlash against the National Football League and its players for disrespect of our Country". (more...)
Accountability Court indicts Ishaq Dar in reference filed by NAB
- September 27, 2017

Dar has close familial ties to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified from holding office by the Supreme Court for concealing his financial assets in July. He had submitted a surety bond worth Rs1 million to seek bail in the case. "Judge Mohammed Bashir issued arrest warrants with possibility of bail against his children Hasan, Husain and Maryam and her (Maryam's) husband Mohamed Safdar Awan because they did not appear before the court and ordered them to do so on October ... (more...)
Twitter has no problem with Donald Trump's 'newsworthy' tweets Twitter has no problem with Donald Trump's 'newsworthy' tweets
- September 27, 2017

Not sure that a war is in the public interest. "We'll soon update our public-facing rules to reflect it", Twitter said. "He's acting very badly", Trump said of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un. "Frankly, the suggestion of that is absurd ", she said on Monday. It also emerged on Monday that an Iranian missile launch, which Trump mentioned in a tweet, had not actually happened. (more...)
Banaras Hindu University chief proctor resigns on moral grounds Banaras Hindu University chief proctor resigns on moral grounds
- September 27, 2017

According to us, even eve-teasing is a grave issue. "Strict action will be taken against erring students and cops after the judicial inquiry", UP Minister and government spokesperson Srikant Sharma said in Lucknow. Hundreds of girls are out in protest demanding assurance from the administration about their safety inside the university premises and action against the alleged molesters and security guard who refused to help a student, who was molested on Thursday evening. (more...)
The nurse was arrested protecting this unconscious reserve officer. Monday, he died The nurse was arrested protecting this unconscious reserve officer. Monday, he died
- September 27, 2017

The Rigby Police Department announced in a Facebook post that William "Bill" Grey died Monday night from his auto wreck wounds weeks after a suspect fleeing from Utah State Highway Patrol crashed into Gray's truck in August, The Kansas City Star reports . (more...)
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones joins team to kneel before anthem Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones joins team to kneel before anthem
- September 27, 2017

It comes after more than 200 players knelt, sat or prayed during the national anthem at the weekend, something the US President has said should result in them being fired. "#StandForOurAnthem" he wrote Monday evening. Trump said that owner would become "the most popular person in this country" for a week. Of those respondents, more than a quarter blamed the national anthem protests for their decline in viewership. (more...)
Iran's Ballistic Missile Launch Video Is Fake, Officials Say Iran's Ballistic Missile Launch Video Is Fake, Officials Say
- September 27, 2017

He also linked the action to recent aggressive moves by North Korea. Since January 2016, when the JCPOA entered into force, the International Atomic Energy Agency, which monitors Iran's compliance, has in several reports confirmed Tehran's full commitment to its side of the deal. (more...)
New US sanctions will pressure Pyongyang to negotiate: Seoul New US sanctions will pressure Pyongyang to negotiate: Seoul
- September 27, 2017

Trump has been pushing China to use its deep economic ties with North Korea to pressure the country's young leader to back down from developing nuclear weapons. Sanctions, as I hope in the United States, "would violate the DPRK access to the global financial system". All property and interest of the designated companies and individuals in the U.S. (more...)
Criminal complaint: Read all charges against UA assistant coach in bribery probe Criminal complaint: Read all charges against UA assistant coach in bribery probe
- September 27, 2017

According to USA Today, the basketball coaches were indicted in a fraud and corruption scheme - which also included managers, financial advisers and representatives of a major global sportswear company - by federal authorities on Tuesday. The Arizona Wildcats will head into the 2017-18 college basketball season as one of the favorites to win the National Championship and deservedly so. (more...)
Senate won't vote on ObamaCare repeal bill Senate won't vote on ObamaCare repeal bill
- September 27, 2017

They contended the bill would have increased the number of uninsured and weakened insurance protections for individuals with pre-existing medical conditions. Further ahead, the picture of Obamacare is even less clear - but it doesn't look likely that the GOP will be successful in repealing and replacing with the current Senate. (more...)
China banks told to stop N.Korea business
- September 27, 2017

Textile imports, shipments of condensed oil and LNG to cease in the coming monthsThe Chinese authorities have announced domestic measures for implementing the UN Security Council Resolution that bans the import of clothing produced in North Korea and the export of petroleum products to the North. (more...)
Morata is a polite player that could marry my daughter - Antonio Conte Morata is a polite player that could marry my daughter - Antonio Conte
- September 27, 2017

But, having succeeded in forcing through his departure from Stamford Bridge, Costa landed in the Spanish capital to undergo a medical. Costa has not appeared in a game yet this year, but scored 21 goals and had seven assists in 39 games last year for Chelsea . (more...)
Transgender teen brutally murdered lived with alleged killers Transgender teen brutally murdered lived with alleged killers
- September 27, 2017

Investigators found the charred human remains of 17-year-old Ally Steinfeld in a burn pit and in a bag inside a chicken coop near a mobile home in Cabool, Missouri last week. Another suspect, James T. Grigsby, was charged today abandonment of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Three suspects have been charged in Steinfeld's death, the AP reported. (more...)
Teen blogger Amos Yee released from 10-month detention in US Teen blogger Amos Yee released from 10-month detention in US
- September 27, 2017

Amos Yee, 18, a filmmaker turned activist who served two jail terms in Singapore for his controversial videos, was detained by U.S. authorities when he arrived at a Chicago airport in mid-December. Cole described Yee as a "young political dissident", saying "his prosecution, detention and general maltreatment at the hands of Singapore authorities constitute persecution on account of Yee's political opinions". (more...)
North Korea sought mutual assured destruction ties with U.S. in 2016
- September 27, 2017

The North was clearly trying to claim it has the ability to conduct retaliatory strikes against US attacks, said Hong Min, an analyst at Seoul's Korea Institute for National Unification. North Korea has repeatedly said it needs a nuclear deterrent because the USA intends to invade it. Wang Jingdong, president of the world's largest lender Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), told reporters during a briefing the bank will "strictly implement UN Security Council decisions related to ... (more...)
Twitter tries to explain why Trump's posts aren't like others
- September 27, 2017

TWITTER is defending its decision not to suspend President Trump over a tweet about North Korea that seems to violate its prohibition on threats of violence. The company also stated it is " committed to transparency and keeping people informed about what's happening in the world ". President Trump said the United States would be prepared to use a military option. (more...)
Supreme Court removes arguments on previous travel ban from calendar Supreme Court removes arguments on previous travel ban from calendar
- September 27, 2017

While the initial executive orders had applied only to majority-Muslim countries, the new order also includes North Korea , Venezuela and Chad , bringing the number of countries under the ban to eight. This move comes on the day that the key portion of President Trump's travel bans. The ban expired Sunday and was replaced by a new policy that affects eight counties and has no expiration date . (more...)
Chief Executive of Afghanistan to visit India tomorrow Chief Executive of Afghanistan to visit India tomorrow
- September 27, 2017

Mattis is the first member of the U.S. president's cabinet to visit Afghanistan since the strategy announcement to keep American boots on the ground there indefinitely. Sitharaman said India will continue boosting infrastructure in the country. On his part, Mattis said there can be "no tolerance to terrorism safe havens". (more...)
Supreme Court halts Georgia execution of man convicted of 1990 murder Supreme Court halts Georgia execution of man convicted of 1990 murder
- September 27, 2017

Freeman was from a family of "good black folks", but that Mr. Tharpe was not in that category and should be executed for his crime, according to an affidavit. Tharpe was never convicted of any rape charges. If executed, Tharpe will be the 48th inmate put to death by lethal injection. State lawyers met Gattie two days after he signed the affidavit and he walked back much of what he had said, ultimately saying race was not an issue during jury deliberations and that he voted for a death ... (more...)
Venezuela Added to President Donald Trump's New Travel Bans Venezuela Added to President Donald Trump's New Travel Bans
- September 27, 2017

Sudan has been removed from the list altogether, effective immediately; the other changes made to the ban, including the five countries that had already been there and the three new additions, will become effective on October 18. Citizens of eight countries will face new restrictions on entry to the United States under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday. (more...)
Experts Demand Tackling Bans In Youth Rugby To Reduce Head, Neck Injuries Experts Demand Tackling Bans In Youth Rugby To Reduce Head, Neck Injuries
- September 27, 2017

Rugby's governing bodies have rejected calls from academics to remove tackling and the scrum from the school level of the game, with World Rugby describing the advice as "extreme and alarmist". "The health crisis facing Britain's children is not concussion but obesity and lack of exercise", he said. "On top of this, staff should be given the information and training they need to manage risks effectively". (more...)
Arrest made in 'clown murder' cold case Arrest made in 'clown murder' cold case
- September 27, 2017

She is being held on a charge of first-degree murder with use of a firearm at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail pending extradition to Florida . Taking another person's life is a horrific incident, it just took us 27 years to bring closure to the victims family. (more...)
Twitter Explains Why Trump Doesn't Get Suspended
- September 27, 2017

Twitter issued a response to those calling for the removal of President Trump's recent tweet on North Korea . "This has always been internal policy and we'll soon update our public-facing rules to reflect it", Twitter said through its Public Policy account . (more...)
Rajnath Singh launches online portal PENCIL Rajnath Singh launches online portal PENCIL
- September 27, 2017

Addressing a seminar on child and adolescent labour, he said the country would try to get rid of child labour by 2022. He said that India needs to take a resolve to eradicate the child labour from the country. In an event, the "National Conference on Child Labour" at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, Chanakya Puri, New Delhi, Rajnath Singhji launched the online portal which has components including Child Tracking System, Complaint Corner, State Government, National Child Labour Project and Convergence. (more...)
Trump Defends Anthem Tweets; NFL Opts Not to React Trump Defends Anthem Tweets; NFL Opts Not to React
- September 27, 2017

About football 200 players made a decision to stand , kneel or raise their fists during the national anthem at NFL games on Sunday in response to Trump's calls for players to be fired. The president first said on Friday at a rally in Alabama that players who fail to stand during the national anthem should be fired or suspended. (more...)
Hurricane Maria Brings Evacuation On North Carolina Island Hurricane Maria Brings Evacuation On North Carolina Island
- September 27, 2017

The storm, according to forecasters, could strengthen into a Category 2 hurricane . There is also a storm surge watch from Cape Lookout to Duck including the sound side of the Outer banks. An isolated pop-up shower on a warm afternoon in the mountains or something along the advancing cold front Friday can't entirely be ruled out, but it looks doubtful, and would be brief and isolated if it did occur. (more...)
VENEZUELA: Country Rejects Travel Ban Decreed By Donald Trump VENEZUELA: Country Rejects Travel Ban Decreed By Donald Trump
- September 27, 2017

Earlier, his foreign ministry had said that "these types of lists. are incompatible with global law and constitute in themselves a form of psychological and political terrorism". It rejected "the irrational decision of the United States government to once again catalog the noble Venezuelan people as a threat to their national security". (more...)
Whitney Young cancels football season
- September 27, 2017

Whitney Young High School has canceled this year's football season with three games left, the Chicago Tribune reports. "Whitney is used to and strives to be the best at everything we do, the football program is not symbolic of what we want it to be, it's time for us to look at rebuilding the program", said principal Joyce Kenner. (more...)

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