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Supreme Court to hear new challenge to labor unions Supreme Court to hear new challenge to labor unions
- September 28, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday it would hear another case challenging a longstanding precedent about union fees out of Detroit involving public sector workers. The Supreme Court will review that ruling. If the justices side with Janus, union leaders fear the potential loss of millions worth of fees, which could diminish their power to bargain for higher wages and better benefits for government employees, including teachers, first responders and other public employees. (more...)
Demonetisation was not synonymous with confiscation of money, says Arun Jaitley Demonetisation was not synonymous with confiscation of money, says Arun Jaitley
- September 28, 2017

The opposition has been constantly attacking about various issues of GST which are said to come through during this meet. Many of them are at the verge of closure due to draining of working capital, since blockage of funds on account of GST was exorbitant. (more...)
Shark Latches Onto Florida Swimmer And Won't Let Go Shark Latches Onto Florida Swimmer And Won't Let Go
- September 28, 2017

All the while, he couldn't shake the shark off. But he eventually becomes his own saviour, managing to unhook the shark from his belly and toss the carcass to one side. Ervin later got a checkup and a tetanus shot. After a medical check-up, McCarty said he's ready to go back into the water. "It hasn't changed a thing". (more...)
At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh
- September 28, 2017

More than 7 lakh Rohingya refugees are believed to be in Bangladesh, and 4.2 lakh of them have arrived in the past three-and-a-half weeks, according to the United Nations. Almost a week later, one of their sons returned to Myanmar to help guide them over the border to Balukhali, where the rest of the family had found shelter in one of the many refugee settlements that have been pushed beyond capacity as Bangladesh struggles to absorb the influx of Rohingya. (more...)
South Korea expects in mid-October, the provocations from the DPRK South Korea expects in mid-October, the provocations from the DPRK
- September 28, 2017

Reckless provocations will only be met with tough responses", Moon added. "With that, we must also strengthen the joint defense capabilities of South Korean and USA forces". According to local political parties, whose chiefs met with President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday, National Security Council chief Chung Eui-yong revealed the information citing a classified report. (more...)
Scalise: Doctors did a 'phenomenal job of rebuilding' Scalise: Doctors did a 'phenomenal job of rebuilding'
- September 28, 2017

This is his first public appearance since the shooting. The gunfire damaged internal organs, bones and blood vessels. When the Louisiana Republican arrived at the hospital after being hit with a single bullet in the hip, he was at " imminent risk of death ". (more...)
Etihad names Tony Douglas as group CEO Etihad names Tony Douglas as group CEO
- September 28, 2017

Douglas joins Etihad from his position as CEO of the British Defense Ministry's equipment and support department, which supplies and services the nation's armed forces. "He is also deeply knowledgeable about commercial aviation and keenly familiar with Etihad's challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing industry", chairman of the Board of Etihad Aviation Group Al Mazrouei said in the release. (more...)
Arizona suspends assistant Book Richardson following Federal Bureau of Investigation bribery arrest Arizona suspends assistant Book Richardson following Federal Bureau of Investigation bribery arrest
- September 28, 2017

They are in federal custody and expected to make court appearances later Tuesday. I have directed the University of Arizona to initiate an independent investigation into the alleged actions of Emanuel Richardson and to retain an external law firm to conduct the investigation . (more...)
Accused Leaker Reality Winner Admitted Smuggling NSA Doc in Pantyhose Accused Leaker Reality Winner Admitted Smuggling NSA Doc in Pantyhose
- September 28, 2017

Former Air Force linguist victor has been locked up since she June, when she was charged with copying a classified report and mailing it to an online news organization. "NSA Georgia was the only job I could get", victor told her interviewers, adding that she wanted to be a Pashto linguist at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. (more...)
IN man arrested in Colorado could be tied to Delphi killings IN man arrested in Colorado could be tied to Delphi killings
- September 28, 2017

Police say the current charge is not related to the murder and would not say if they believe those crimes are related. The station also confirms that Nations is a convicted sex offender that lived in Greenwood, Indiana in 2010. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is investigating his death as a homicide. "The charges he was arrested on are Woodland Park Police Department charges and that is possession of a weapon by a previous offender", Kirby said. (more...)
Donald Trump proposes biggest tax overhaul in decades Donald Trump proposes biggest tax overhaul in decades
- September 28, 2017

In the past, President Trump , who has still not released his tax records, has said that the rich would not benefit from the new tax plan but middle class families would. And many who do have to pay would enjoy simplified filing. "We're going to let them bring the money back home", he said. "We're punishing companies under our codes for being in the United States". (more...)
Seoul to deploy more United States military assets Seoul to deploy more United States military assets
- September 28, 2017

Hwang said the finance ministry has "detailed" contingency plans in place for various risk scenarios, but added he could not disclose specifics of policy responses now. It includes the development of interceptors such as medium-range surface-to-air missiles (M-SAM) and long-range surface-to-air missiles (L-SAM) that can intercept missiles at an altitude of less than 100km. (more...)
Aurora theater shooter moved to Pennsylvania prison Aurora theater shooter moved to Pennsylvania prison
- September 28, 2017

The Colorado Department of Corrections on Wednesday said James Holmes, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 12 people, has been transferred to federal prison. That space recently became available and the move to the Federal prison was secured. Colorado prison officials had argued that they could not say where he was being held because of an agreement with states that take in out-of-state prisoners. (more...)
Kuechly: I might've gotten away with one
- September 28, 2017

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski recorded 89 receiving yards and one touchdown on eight catches during Sunday's 36-33 victory over the Houston Texans. They love football and it'll be fun. In terms of the coaching staff, Bill Belichick, when asked about it by the Panthers media brigade, brushed it aside fairly quickly. (more...)
Mother and daughter dead after being hit by auto in Toronto Mother and daughter dead after being hit by auto in Toronto
- September 28, 2017

However, they were not at a designated crosswalk. According to Toronto police Sgt. Carm Zambri, the mother and her daughter were at a restaurant with her husband and other child. In particular, the right front wheel well area. The driver of the second vehicle did not stop. "We're asking for the public's assistance or the person who was driving that vehicle to contact police so that we can fully investigate this matter". (more...)
Trump says Republicans 'have the votes' to repeal Obamacare
- September 28, 2017

But there's no evidence Trump has these votes, with or without Republican Sen. On Monday night, Senators Bernie Sanders, Amy Kloubachar, Graham, and Cassidy appeared on CNN to debate the health care issue . The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) preliminary analysis of Graham-Cassidy indicated that the number of people with comprehensive health coverage would be reduced by millions if the bill became law , and that the number of uninsured could vary based upon how states chose to ... (more...)
Russian trolls exploit National Football League debate: senator Russian trolls exploit National Football League debate: senator
- September 28, 2017

During a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing Wednesday, a Republican lawmaker said Russian internet troll are trying to sow discord in the U.S.by spreading hashtags like #TakeAKnee and #BoycottNFL in response to players kneeling during the national anthem. (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence responds to mean tweet on Jimmy Kimmel Jennifer Lawrence responds to mean tweet on Jimmy Kimmel
- September 28, 2017

Thanking Senator Susan Collins from ME, whose decision to vote no sealed the bill's fate, Jimmy said: 'This bill is nearly certainly dead or at the very least it's on life support. " Donald Trump has more flip flops than a Jimmy Buffett concert". "No-one contradicts himself more ". Kimmel noted that Obamacare/Medicaid would protect a patient like his son - with a prognosis to undergo three more surgeries - while the Trump replacement would feed "the patient to the medical ... (more...)
Updated Forecast for Sept 28 to 30
- September 28, 2017

See the full 10-Day Forecast below . Saturday , sunny, with a high near 70. Thursday: Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of showers before 7 a.m. Friday , sunny, with a high near 74. Friday - Mostly sunny skies with slight chances of isolated showers. Tuesday , sunny, with a high near 79. (more...)
US denies request for Puerto Rico shipping waiver US denies request for Puerto Rico shipping waiver
- September 28, 2017

The Jones Act of 1920 requires ships carrying goods between American ports to be built in the US and crewed and owned by Americans. Critics of the act say it is limiting the delivery of potential aid to Puerto Rico by foreign vessels and will drive up prices for people on the island. (more...)
Major League Baseball approves sale of Marlins Major League Baseball approves sale of Marlins
- September 28, 2017

Sherman and Jeter - the former New York Yankees shortstop will be the CEO - officially will take over upon the close of the $1.2 billion deal, which is expected to happen Monday, the Orlando Sentinel reported, citing a source familiar with the process. (more...)
Major Accident Destroys I-96 Bridge! Major Accident Destroys I-96 Bridge!
- September 28, 2017

Pleasant Valley Road over I-96 will remain closed for approximately 6 months until the new structure can be built. - Now all three lanes of eastbound I-96 are closed just east of US-23 and will remain closed until demolition and clean up is complete. (more...)
Auburn Asst. Basketball Coach charged with 6 federal crimes Auburn Asst. Basketball Coach charged with 6 federal crimes
- September 28, 2017

Person and Evans have been suspended, and Bland was placed on administrative leave. Person was the associate head coach at Auburn . "We will cooperate fully with the investigation and will assist authorities as needed, and if these allegations are true, will take the needed actions". (more...)
Trump slams McCain for opposing health bill Trump slams McCain for opposing health bill
- September 28, 2017

Collins' opposition would effectively tank Graham-Cassidy, which could only afford to lose two votes to pass. He also said he took no pleasure in voting "no" and stated the bill's authors "are my dear friends". However, Trump, who has never shied away from mocking the disabled, apparently still hasn't given the senator a break. "Mitch is not, polling-wise, the most popular guy in this country", Trump said. (more...)
Primary suspect in hazing death of law student released today Primary suspect in hazing death of law student released today
- September 28, 2017

It was Solano, Ralph Trangia and several unidentified fraternity members who brought Castillo to the Chinese General Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival on September 17. Esmaquel manifested his objection to the inquest proceeding stressing that Solano "voluntarily surrendered and in fact, it was the police who preferred the affidavit of voluntary surrender". (more...)
Afghan security forces killed in the south Afghan security forces killed in the south
- September 28, 2017

Taliban spokesman Qari Yusouf Ahmadi said the Taliban captured Maruf for a few hours and after removing weapons and other items they left the district. As reported Корреспондент.net the Taliban launched dozens of rockets at Kabul airport. A USA air strike launched in support of Afghan forces who had confronted the attackers caused "several casualties" when a missile malfunctioned, a statement by the NATO-led Resolute Force mission said. (more...)
Trump thinks National Football League should create a rule that bans kneeling during anthem Trump thinks National Football League should create a rule that bans kneeling during anthem
- September 28, 2017

You can not have people disrespecting our national anthem , our flag and our country. "The issue of kneeling has nothing to do with race", the president wrote in a message on Twitter on September 25. A JD Power survey, according to ESPN , discovered that "anthem protests were the top reason that National Football League fans watched fewer games last season". (more...)
Trainee IAF aircraft crashes in Telangana, no casualties Trainee IAF aircraft crashes in Telangana, no casualties
- September 28, 2017

A pilot from Hakimpet Airforce Station escaped unhurt after a training sortie on an HJT-16 Kiran aircraft crashlanded in Keesaragutta, under the Keesara police station limits, here on Thursday morning. Eye-witnesses said they heard a huge thud and soon flames engulfed the aircraft. Both pilots ejected safely before the aircraft went down in the Balesar area. (more...)
4G coverage in India will beat 2G in a year: Mukesh Ambani 4G coverage in India will beat 2G in a year: Mukesh Ambani
- September 28, 2017

Reliance Industries subsidiary Reliance Jio Infocomm is now the only company in India whose entire network is 4G, IP-based. He said India, riding on the back of a digital revolution, will grow to a $7-trillion economy in the next 10 years, from $2.5 trillion right now, and rank among the top three economies in the world. (more...)
Trump defends relief response to Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

Combined, there are now about 5,000 active-duty US service members and National Guardsmen on duty assisting Puerto Rico, including more than 1,000 who work from the the amphibious assault ship Kearsarge and the dock landing ship Oak Hill, vessels deployed off the coast of Puerto Rico, said Army Lt. (more...)