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Governor Signs Bill to Move Up California's Presidential Primary Governor Signs Bill to Move Up California's Presidential Primary
- September 28, 2017

Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens (Los Angeles County), changes the presidential primary beginning in 2019 to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March. The state awards the most delegates in the nominating contests. California is an overwhelmingly Democratic state ― roughly 45 percent of state voters are registered as Democrats, versus 26 percent as Republicans. (more...)
'Newsworthiness' Comes First: Why Twitter Allows Trump's Belligerent Messages 'Newsworthiness' Comes First: Why Twitter Allows Trump's Belligerent Messages
- September 28, 2017

He acknowledged that every military option assumed a reaction from North Korea that endangered South Korean citizens, adding it's "foremost in our minds". It turns out that you can circumvent Twitter's rules, which ban "promoting violence", at least if you're US President Donald Trump and the target is North Korea. (more...)
North Korea accuses Trump of having North Korea accuses Trump of having "declared war"
- September 28, 2017

Ri Yong-ho had said that Kim Jong-un's regime was prepared to shoot down U.S. aircraft outside of its airspace in response to Trump's actions. U.S. hegemony. WASHINGTON-New U.S. sanctions will punish eight North Korean banks and 26 bank workers living overseas, the Trump administration announced Tuesday, in the first use of new sanctioning powers granted by U.S. (more...)
High-ranking Crimean Tatar Majlis member receives prison term for separatism High-ranking Crimean Tatar Majlis member receives prison term for separatism
- September 28, 2017

The Simferopol District Court of Crimean Republic has sentenced deputy chairman of Majlis of Crimean Tatars, Ilmi Umerov, to two years in a penal colony for calls for separatism, lawyer Nikolay Polozov wrote on his Facebook account on Wednesday. (more...)
North Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after US bomber flight: Yonhap North Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after US bomber flight: Yonhap
- September 28, 2017

Escorted by F-15 fighters from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, U.S. B-1B Lancer bombers from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam carried out a rare nighttime flight mission in worldwide airspace north of the Northern Limit Line, a de facto inter-Korean sea border. (more...)
Quinnipiac Poll: 56% Say Trump Is Unfit to Be President Quinnipiac Poll: 56% Say Trump Is Unfit to Be President
- September 28, 2017

That number includes 57 percent of independents and 94 percent of Democrats. Most Hispanics - by a 60-40 margin - also thought Trump was unfit to be in the Oval Office. "There is no upside", said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll. Just over half, 51 percent, said they are "embarrassed" by Trump's presidency. (more...)
Groom pulls drowning child from water Groom pulls drowning child from water
- September 28, 2017

According to ABC News , Clay Cook went over to the children to see if everything was ok. The child had been struggling to stay above water before Clayton got to him. On Sept. 22, Clay and Brittany Cook were being photographed by Darren Hatt, in Kitchener, Canada . "It feels good to make sure he was safe and it ended the way it did". (more...)
Macron dreams big in major European Union speech Macron dreams big in major European Union speech
- September 28, 2017

Sigmar Gabriel said in a statement Tuesday that Macron highlighted key issues where Europe needs to find better common responses because national responses have been inadequate, like the management of external borders, security policies, strengthening of the eurozone and fighting climate change. (more...)
W/Cup : HRW battle Qatar over heat related deaths W/Cup : HRW battle Qatar over heat related deaths
- September 28, 2017

From this, HRW is claiming the conditions could endanger millions of other workers from other states around the Gulf, insisting the breaks allocated do not protect the workers. The Qatari government's Communications Office said: "Qatar is committed to its labour reform programme and is constantly reviewing its policies to ensure that migrant workers receive the necessary on-site protections". (more...)
Maria downgrades to tropical storm Maria downgrades to tropical storm
- September 28, 2017

Hurricane Maria is about 175 miles (285 km) southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), the NHC said . Bulldozers were already in place to push the sand off Highway 12 when water subsides. Beaches in Maryland and Virginia could fare even worse, with two-thirds seeing erosion and the ocean washing over the dunes on one-third of them, according to the U.S. (more...)
Labour members who make anti-Semitic remarks should be expelled, says Jonathan Ashworth
- September 28, 2017

He added: "If any of those people who are named, are making these statements, they shouldn't be in the Labour Party". Last year Labour MP Naz Shah and three councillors were suspended by the party in connection with anti-Semitic posts on social media. (more...)
Benjamin Mendy doubtful for Manchester City as Sergio Aguero eyes record goal Benjamin Mendy doubtful for Manchester City as Sergio Aguero eyes record goal
- September 28, 2017

Guardiola said that the win had been a tricky one against a top quality opponent. They've lost five of their six away matches against English sides and their only positive result came against Tottenham in 2008-2009. Shakhtar have been impressive enough this term, winning nine of their 11 games in all competitions, but City have been in formidable form. A lot of credit to my players for today. (more...)
Woman Killed After SUV Crashes Into Bus Stop In New Jersey Hit-Run Woman Killed After SUV Crashes Into Bus Stop In New Jersey Hit-Run
- September 28, 2017

The incident happened at 6:30 a.m., the office said. The woman was an employee at The Harborage, a skilled nursing facility located adjacent to the hospital, said Eurice Rojas, vice president of external affairs at Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center. (more...)
Jyotiraditya Scindia will lead Congress in Madhya Pradesh: Kamal Nath Jyotiraditya Scindia will lead Congress in Madhya Pradesh: Kamal Nath
- September 28, 2017

Nath reached Guna today morning on his way to Mungawali, where a condolence meeting was organised to pay tribute to late party leader and former minister Mahendra Singh Kalukheda, who passed away recently. Kamal Nath's statement assumes significance as it comes just three days before Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh's starts his six-month journey around the river Narmada titled "Narmada Parikrama" on Saturday. (more...)
Wisconsin students steady in statewide testing Wisconsin students steady in statewide testing
- September 28, 2017

Last year, 3 percent of county students performed better on their English test than the year prior and 4 percent of students improved their math scores. Natomas Unified saw the largest math declines, with the proportion of students meeting math standards falling from 35 percent to 33 percent. Scores decreased in every state, and California's decline was about the smallest, retired educational testing specialist Douglas McRae said. (more...)
Hurricane Maria staying away from United States mainland
- September 28, 2017

On the back side of the front Friday winds will pick up out of the north at 10-15mph ushering in the less humid air but temperatures will remain on the warm side in the upper 80s. Hurricane Lee may come in a little package with hurricane-force winds extending out only 35 miles, but it's got some punch. The Atlantic hurricane season is over halfway through, but the threat for more storms is far from over. (more...)
A New, Old Path to Fiscal Union for Europe A New, Old Path to Fiscal Union for Europe
- September 28, 2017

But at a time when Europe is beset by tensions between east and west and battling to overcome almost a decade of draining economic crisis, Macron's earnest and at times high-brow discourse ran the risk of falling on deaf ears. After a far-right party entered the German parliament for the first time in 60 years, Mr Macron said this isolationist attitude has resurfaced "because of blindness ... (more...)
Barcelona edge past Sporting Lisbon through own goal Barcelona edge past Sporting Lisbon through own goal
- September 28, 2017

Luis Suarez had the best chance to score in a quiet first half, putting a shot just wide after Lionel Messi had found Jordi Alba with a fine through ball. It looked not to be the Argentina midfielder's night as, on 65 minutes, he curled a 25-yard free-kick over the crossbar. Sporting spurned a great opportunity to level on 71 minutes when Sergi Roberto gave the ball away and Bas Dost advanced into the area before he unselfishly squared it to Bruno Fernandes who hit his effort too ... (more...)
Macmillan Coffee Morning at Beechenhurst Café Macmillan Coffee Morning at Beechenhurst Café
- September 28, 2017

Staff at the eatery will be whipping up homemade bakes especially for the occasion and there'll also be a guess the height of the cake game for the cause. "We'd love to beat that figure this year". A COFFEE morning for Macmillan Cancer Support will be held at Hare Hatch Sheeplands garden centre, near Wargrave, next Friday (September 29). (more...)
European Union rolls out new plan to resettle 50000 refugees in two years European Union rolls out new plan to resettle 50000 refugees in two years
- September 28, 2017

The EU's executive has unveiled plans to resettle at least 50 000 refugees , focusing on people from northern Africa, to bypass smugglers. Member states will be free to participate in the scheme on a voluntary basis. "Investing in more legal pathways, both for protection but also for study or work, is therefore essential", said Dimitris Avramopoulos , commissioner for migration, home affairs and citizenship. (more...)
Gwinnett nurse delivers baby outside Target store's entrance Gwinnett nurse delivers baby outside Target store's entrance
- September 27, 2017

Lockwood had St. Preux's friend bring the vehicle to the entrance and as they were escorting St. "She has always had the most handsome heart and loves people so well", Lisa Bozeman said about her daughter. She went way over far and beyond", Tanya said. A baby made a decision to arrive on Monday while his mother was shopping at a Target in north Georgia. (more...)
Trump intends to sign executive order on health care next week Trump intends to sign executive order on health care next week
- September 27, 2017

It was not immediately clear whether any senators are now in the hospital - though reporters later discovered that Sen. Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of MS has been recovering in MS from what his office described Wednesday as "a urological issue". (more...)
Teenager charged with attempted murder Teenager charged with attempted murder
- September 27, 2017

And Vincent Uzomah was stabbed in the stomach by a 14-year-old boy in a racially motivated attack in front of pupils at Dixons Kings Academy in Bradford in 2015. He said Mrs Simon was "a very well-regarded member of staff - a very important member of our pastoral team". Headteacher Mr Gareth Morris said: "We are keen to reassure parents and the community that this is an isolated incident and that the school remains open". (more...)
Violent crime in Rockford increases in 2016 Violent crime in Rockford increases in 2016
- September 27, 2017

The US Department of Justice, which administers the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said the report "reaffirms that the worrying violent crime increase that began in 2015 after many years of decline was not an isolated incident". Aggravated assaults made up 64.3 percent of the whole. The drop in violent crime in MA from 2015 to 2016 was driven by a decrease in aggravated assaults, which fell 4.9 percent from the 18,974 tracked in 2015. (more...)
Chemical weapons: Putin announces the destruction of the last stocks of Russian Chemical weapons: Putin announces the destruction of the last stocks of Russian
- September 27, 2017

Putin of Russian Federation presided over the destruction of his country's last declared chemical weapons on Wednesday, describing the elimination as a "historic event" and complaining that the United States has failed to purge its own chemical arsenal. (more...)
$-0.08 EPS Expected for National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV)
- September 27, 2017

Exane Derivatives increased its stake in National Oilwell Varco by 113.8% during the 2nd quarter. ( NOV ) were valued at $35.86 and moved 0.90% as of a recent closing trade. Its down 0.30, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 82 investors sold NOV shares while 216 reduced holdings. The original version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/09/25/pnc-financial-services-group-inc-raises-position-in-national-oilwell-varco-inc-nov.html. (more...)
Macron sets out radical vision for Europe Macron sets out radical vision for Europe
- September 27, 2017

Weakened mainly because of a far-right surge in German federal election, Angela Merkel will face serious challenges in promoting deeper European integration with French President Emmanuel Macron , experts have said. In contrast to the FDP, Green party (Gruene) leader Cem Oezdemir embraced most of Macron's reform proposals. French President Emmanuel Macron will lay out his vision for a more unified Europe , with a joint budget for countries sharing the euro currency and a stronger global ... (more...)
Tom Cruise: Tom Cruise: "My Butt Is Not Fake in Valkyrie "
- September 27, 2017

Let the integrity of the butt never be questioned again. Tom Cruise has laughed off online speculation that he wore a prosthetic backside in his 2008 wartime thriller Valkyrie . In the photo that accompanied the post, Cruise's butt looks particularly bulbous, and in GIFs of the scene, his bottom appears to deflate as soon as his character stands up. (more...)
Online Puppy Scam Lures Animal Lovers With Pets That Don't Exist Online Puppy Scam Lures Animal Lovers With Pets That Don't Exist
- September 27, 2017

An worldwide scam to sell non-existent puppies online is targeting dog-owner hopefuls by collecting payment through wire transfers and never sending the pet. In most cases, buyers never receive the pets and lose their money. Last week, Delta Airlines filed suit in U.S. District Court in Georgia against a website called DeltaPetTransit.com, alleging the site uses Delta's logos and images of its plane while offering no actual services. (more...)
Criteo SA (CRTO) Director Sells 1250 Shares of Stock
- September 27, 2017

Criteo had a net profit margin of 3.48% and a ROE of 13.94%. Suntrust Robinson initiated Criteo SA (ADR) (NASDAQ: CRTO ) rating on Tuesday, December 22. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, September 3 by Evercore. Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.18, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. (more...)

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