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Eastbound lanes of I-80 in Emeryville reopen after police chase, standoff Eastbound lanes of I-80 in Emeryville reopen after police chase, standoff
- September 27, 2017

As of 10:45 a.m., police told ABC7 News the standoff was over. It is unclear at this time when westbound lanes will reopen. He seemed to take a step toward officers behind at least a dozen patrol cars in the incident captured on video and shared by social media users. (more...)
Jared Kushner accidentally registered to vote as a woman Jared Kushner accidentally registered to vote as a woman
- September 27, 2017

The presidential son-in-law's NY state registration claims Kushner is "female" and says that he is not affiliated with any party, Wired reported . It wasn't immediately clear what happened that Kushner was registered as a woman, and was an active voter as of this November. (more...)
Israel holds controversial ceremony marking 50 years of settlement Israel holds controversial ceremony marking 50 years of settlement
- September 27, 2017

Netanyahu said Tuesday that Israel is concerned over the rise of anti-Semitism in "the right and left and among Islamic elements". "It isn't just a question of the connection to the homeland, but before all that, it isn't the way to make peace. (more...)
People in West Michigan anxious about family in Puerto Rico People in West Michigan anxious about family in Puerto Rico
- September 27, 2017

This means that ships from other countries can't transport supplies between United States harbors. "The situation in Puerto Rico is much different", Moore said in the statement, adding that most of the humanitarian effort would be carried out with barges, which make up a large portion of the USA flagged cargo fleet.. (more...)
Various tourism sectors in India have potential for growth, says President Kovind Various tourism sectors in India have potential for growth, says President Kovind
- September 27, 2017

Kovind also presented the National Tourism Awards for the year 2015-16 to various groups in travel, tourism and hospitality segments. To celebrate World Tourism Day, the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind , presented the National Tourism Awards Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at a function held in New Delhi . (more...)
Weakening hurricane Maria could still take Northern Ireland by storm
- September 27, 2017

The hurricane, with sustained winds of 110mph, could strengthen a little more before it is expected to begin weakening on Thursday, the National Hurricane Centre has said. "A turn toward the north-northeast is expected on Wednesday, and a turn toward the east-northeast is anticipated on Thursday". Maria had winds of 70 miles per hour, but those were mostly confined to areas east of the center. (more...)
Young Thug Arrested for Weed Possession and Tinted Windows in Georgia Young Thug Arrested for Weed Possession and Tinted Windows in Georgia
- September 27, 2017

According to a police report obtained by the Daily News, officers pulled Williams over in his 2016 Mercedes Benz Maybach due to significantly tinted windows. Although he was initially charged with felony cocaine and marijuana possession, his legal team got the charges dropped, arguing that police officers didn't have the proper paperwork to search his vehicle. (more...)
AUSG Statement on Racist Posters on Campus - American University Student Government AUSG Statement on Racist Posters on Campus - American University Student Government
- September 27, 2017

That came after two black freshman said in September 2016 that they had bananas thrown at them by white males in their dorms, according to The Eagle . Fanta Aw said, the significance of these posters appearing on the same night that Dr. Ibram Kendi shared his vision for the AU Antiracist Research and Policy Center can not be ignored. (more...)
Ryan sits down with Hillary Clinton on this week's Late Late Show Ryan sits down with Hillary Clinton on this week's Late Late Show
- September 27, 2017

Despite her criticism, Obama said she and former President Obama want Trump to be successful as president. She also countered critics of the Affordable Care Act, which Republicans are still trying, unsuccessfully, to repeal. Looking at how this administration played out, the former first lady's message could be expanded beyond women to include immigrants, persons with disabilities, Hispanics, or anyone who is not a conservative white male. (more...)
DHSE Kerala Improvements Results 2017 declared DHSE Kerala Improvements Results 2017 declared
- September 27, 2017

Directorate of Higher Secondary Education ( DHSE ), Kerala discharged an announcement after the outcomes date has welcomed much interest among the understudies. Note: Kerala DHSE 2017 Plus One Improvement Results will announce today after 12 pm . Now, the wait is over. Candidates can check the results from the direct link provided below. (more...)
German FDP reject Macron's call to create joint euro zone budget German FDP reject Macron's call to create joint euro zone budget
- September 27, 2017

He added that Macron's proposals for a joint euro zone budget and a common finance minister for the 19-member bloc might not be ideal, but at least worth discussing. "We will not agree on everything, not immediately, but we will discuss everything", the europhile leader continued, adding that Paris and Berlin should aim to completely integrate their markets and corporate rules by 2024. (more...)
Russian Federation calls on U.S. to destroy chemical weapons Russian Federation calls on U.S. to destroy chemical weapons
- September 27, 2017

Unlike Russia, the USA is not observing its own pledge to dispose of its chemical weapons arsenal, the President Vladimir Putin said ahead of the destruction of the last batch of Russian chemical weapons on Wednesday. Contrary to Putin's comments, however, US stockpiles of chemical arms created between World War I and 1968 have been nearly entirely destroyed. The president said Russian Federation is laying an example in delivering on its promise to destroy its arsenal in a bid to encourage ... (more...)
Tom Price's taxpayer-funded private-jet travels mixed business with pleasure Tom Price's taxpayer-funded private-jet travels mixed business with pleasure
- September 27, 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services' inspector general is investigating Price's decision to opt for private charter planes instead of commercially-available means of travel. Politico moved the ball forward yesterday with a report that suggests Price actually mixed personal and professional interests while taking advantage of taxpayer-funded travel. (more...)
5G to launch in India by 2020 5G to launch in India by 2020
- September 27, 2017

The Centre will spend INR 5 billion in research and development for the project, The Hindu Business Line reports. The government is in the process of arming the forum with a Rs 500 crore corpus to undertake research and development on 5G technology with an aim for early deployment in the country. (more...)
Arthur ushers in 'new dawn' for Pakistan Arthur ushers in 'new dawn' for Pakistan
- September 27, 2017

The first Test match starts on September 28 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Adding further elements to the contest are the implementation of new rules from Thursday. Lahiru Thirimanne is coming, Kaushal Silva is back. The series will be a good exposure for everybody. They have dominated the batting at Pakistan's venues in United Arab Emirates (UAE), where they have been forced to play home games since a deadly terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in 2009. (more...)
Donald Trump tells Mariano Rajoy that Rafael Nadal is a Donald Trump tells Mariano Rajoy that Rafael Nadal is a "national treasure"
- September 27, 2017

The trend of NFL players kneeling, instead of standing, for the national anthem started last season when 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a decision to first sit on the bench, and later kneel during the national anthem . Spain's federal government says such a vote would be illegal. "It's the earliest I can go because of the first responders and we don't want to disrupt the relief efforts", he said. (more...)
Teen killed, another injured after stabbing at NYC school Teen killed, another injured after stabbing at NYC school
- September 27, 2017

The stabbing took place after a fight erupted between the three teens about 10:50 a.m. The 16-year-old was stabbed in the chest and pronounced dead on arrival at St. No charges have been filed. A pair of scissors was recovered at the scene. Education Department officials didn't immediately respond to a request for information on the incident. (more...)
Stability of parliament under threat by PTI, MQM-P: Bilawal Stability of parliament under threat by PTI, MQM-P: Bilawal
- September 27, 2017

They also deliberated on making a strong opposition against the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) in Sindh. He pointed out that it was the strategy and efforts of Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah that both PTI and MQM are still part of the Parliament and enjoying the perks and privileges despite hitting axes at the very roots of the Parliamentary system. (more...)
United States says no need for Puerto Rico shipping waiver United States says no need for Puerto Rico shipping waiver
- September 27, 2017

The Jones Act, otherwise known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, requires goods shipped between American ports to be carried out exclusively by ships built primarily in the United States, and to have USA citizens as its owners and crews. This time, the request for a waiver was denied. "The limitation is going to be port capacity to offload and transit, not vessel availability", Moore said. (more...)
Russian Federation test-fires RS-12M ballistic missile with advanced warhard Russian Federation test-fires RS-12M ballistic missile with advanced warhard
- September 27, 2017

M - Russian Federation said it has successfully test fired the RS-12M Topol intercontinental ballistic missile, the test data would be used for the development of future missile penetration aids. A week before that, the military carried out another Yars missile. It said 4,000 troops will be involved. Russia's Strategic Missile Force tested its state-of-the-art Yars intercontinental ballistic missile last week. (more...)
Donald Trump touts tax reform plan as boon for middle class Donald Trump touts tax reform plan as boon for middle class
- September 27, 2017

While numerous details still have to be filled in, House and Senate GOP leaders have been meeting for months with the Treasury secretary and a top White House economic adviser to fashion a plan they can agree on. They already spent months tangling over whether to raise taxes on imported goods, and lobbying groups often move swiftly to try to torpedo bills that threaten favored deductions. (more...)
Graham defends McCain from Trump attack Graham defends McCain from Trump attack
- September 27, 2017

John McCain have had a tenuous relationship during Trump's time as a politician. "I know to the senator procedure seems to be of paramount in importance, things like 'regular order, ' " Ducey said . It replaces money spent on tax credits and Medicaid expansion with block grants to states, which would allow Governors to experiment with insurance reforms. (more...)
Germany's Schaeuble set to become new parliament speaker Germany's Schaeuble set to become new parliament speaker
- September 27, 2017

And the prestigious post of Bundestag president has become vacant, after previous office holder Norbert Lammert did not run for reelection. His successor will likely face a tougher job running a lower house that has six political groups rather than four in the outgoing parliament. (more...)
Trump says USA captive in North Korea was 'tortured beyond belief' Trump says USA captive in North Korea was 'tortured beyond belief'
- September 27, 2017

Gretel Stephens, also notes that his nose and ears show "no remarkable alteration" and that "the teeth are natural and in good fix", contrary to Fred Warmbier's statement on Tuesday that his son's mouth looked as through "someone had taken a pair of pliers and rearranged his bottom teeth". (more...)
Pakistan can't owe responsibility of peace in Afghanistan: Khawaja Asif Pakistan can't owe responsibility of peace in Afghanistan: Khawaja Asif
- September 27, 2017

He said Islamabad is ready to work with India to seek peaceful resolution of all disputes and to create an environment of peace and stability allowing the people of the two countries to realise their aspirations of prosperity and development. (more...)
Trump takes to Twitter to complain that Facebook is anti Trump takes to Twitter to complain that Facebook is anti
- September 27, 2017

While these Facebook ads have been described as pro-Trump, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been mildly critical of the president's vitriolic immigration ideas and policies. Facebook and other technology companies are coming under increased scrutiny amid the Russian Federation investigations. The President appears to be trying to delegitimize important facts which are coming out of the current investigations into his campaign's collusion with Russian Federation, in order to ultimately ... (more...)
After Nawaz Sharif ouster, Pakistan finance minister indicted in corruption case After Nawaz Sharif ouster, Pakistan finance minister indicted in corruption case
- September 27, 2017

Mr. Sharif, who was also in London for his wife's treatment, returned to Pakistan on September 25, putting to rest all speculation that he would skip the corruption cases against him. Is this how justice works? Dawn News reported that Sharif's counsel, Khawaja Haris Ahmed, submitted an application seeking permanent exemption of his client from attending court proceedings. (more...)
Barack Obama reveals reaction after dropping Malia at college Barack Obama reveals reaction after dropping Malia at college
- September 27, 2017

The 44th commander-in-chief recently revealed he was overcome with emotions when he and wife, former First Lady Michelle Obama moved their 19-year-old Malia into her campus residence at Harvard University in August. Former President Barack Obama speaks during the Goalkeepers Conference hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Sept. 20, 2017 in NY. He recalled the experience in a speech at the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children in DE on Monday. (more...)
Donald Trump's administration wants being gay to become a sackable offence Donald Trump's administration wants being gay to become a sackable offence
- September 27, 2017

The agency made its case in defense of a NY skydiving company accused of firing a worker for being gay. Twenty states protect gay and lesbian workers from bias, and a ruling favorable to the plaintiffs in that court could extend such protections nationwide. (more...)
Twitter Says Won't Remove Trump's Tweet On North Korea Twitter Says Won't Remove Trump's Tweet On North Korea
- September 27, 2017

Trump warned North Korea of total destruction and the two leaders exchanged threats and insults. South Korea's National Intelligence Service was unable to confirm the report immediately. North Korea has ramped up its threats against the United States in the form of a propaganda video, which showed North Korean missiles destroying key United States military assets. (more...)

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