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Dozens across Mass. arrested by feds on immigration violations Dozens across Mass. arrested by feds on immigration violations
- September 29, 2017

Earlier this month, ICE had reportedly planned on conducting a massive, nationwide raid known as Operation Mega, targeting some 8,400 undocumented immigrants across the U.S. The release noted that 18 of the 498 people arrested were gang members or have gang affiliations. Among those taken into custody in Philly was a man from the Dominican Republic who had entered the United States illegally and previously had been convicted of a firearms offense. (more...)
S.Korea expects more provocative acts by N.Korea in mid-October
- September 29, 2017

There are now eight countries which have full or partial restrictions on the new stopping list of the United States. "So this sounds like another attempt by North Korea to "deter by bluster" US actions the regime does not like". The United States regularly sends aircraft carriers, as well as Los Angeles-class submarines, to South Korea during annual joint military exercises. (more...)
Trump is charging Puerto Rican hurricane victims to be evacuated
- September 29, 2017

Col. Jamie Davis said on September 27, according to the Pentagon, that due to the "changing scope and conditions" in Puerto Rico, the USA military is moving from a short-term sea-based response to a "predominantly land-based effort created to provide robust, longer term support". (more...)
Conservatives applaud Trump's nominees to the 5th Circuit Conservatives applaud Trump's nominees to the 5th Circuit
- September 29, 2017

Twitter aside, Willett first attracted widespread attention in 2015 for a concurrence that he wrote in the case Patel v. Texas Department of Licensing , in which he urged courts to apply great scrutiny to government regulation of economic activity. (more...)
More than 100 people protest Trump's arrival near Indiana State Fairgrounds More than 100 people protest Trump's arrival near Indiana State Fairgrounds
- September 29, 2017

President Donald Trump waves after arriving on Air Force One, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Indianapolis. While announcing his tax reform proposal in Indianapolis, the president said businesses throughout America are watching what in has done to improve the state's economy. (more...)
Seoul urges United States to avoid 'further escalation' with North Korea Seoul urges United States to avoid 'further escalation' with North Korea
- September 29, 2017

In the same seminar, former United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon called on South Korean companies to focus on their businesses as South Korea and its major ally the US overwhelm the North in military preparedness. South Korea is pushing to regain wartime OPCON of its troops from the USA decades after handing it over to the US -led United Nations forces during the 1950-53 Korean War. (more...)
'Hamilton' creator pens song for Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

The city, Salvation Army, American Airlines and Office of Emergency Management recently coordinated sending a plane with 31,000 pounds of food, water and supplies to the island - but more is still urgently needed, Padgett said . "All I can say is help", she said. Every day, every hour, the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico grows worse. "Without even hearing the song, everyone's joined in", he said. (more...)
Rauner Signs Bill Ensuring Abortion Access In Illinois Rauner Signs Bill Ensuring Abortion Access In Illinois
- September 29, 2017

The Sun-Times reported that in April, Rauner, who is pro-choice, said he didn't support the bill due to "sharp divisions of opinion of taxpayer funding of abortion". Wade be overturned by the Supreme Court. Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would sign a bill created to keep abortion legal in IL should it be threatened federally while expanding the use of taxpayer money to pay for them, despite the Republican governor's vow to veto the measure in May . (more...)
Ben Stokes: England all-rounder arrested in Bristol Ben Stokes: England all-rounder arrested in Bristol
- September 29, 2017

Berry, now retired as Victoria captain, was with former Australian Test player David Hookes when he died from a king-hit in January 2004. Ben Stokes was arrested on Monday morning following the incident in Bristol but was released late in the night without charges. (more...)
National Football League owners 'afraid of their players' - Donald Trump National Football League owners 'afraid of their players' - Donald Trump
- September 29, 2017

After Martin stated that Trump's attacks on National Football League players for protesting racial injustice had helped create a conversation and that we had seen progress already with the gestures of solidarity by National Football League teams, he added that people just want to see more respect for the anthem . (more...)
Turkey stops flights and threatens blockage of Kurdish Autonomous Region Turkey stops flights and threatens blockage of Kurdish Autonomous Region
- September 29, 2017

Read the whole story from The Washington Post . "The decision made by Baghdad is wrong and illegal", said Talar Farq, director of Erbil International Airport. Turkey fears the referendum, which was overwhelmingly approved, could fuel support for separatism in its southeastern region, and has threatened economic and military measures in response. (more...)
Iran To Boost Military Cooperation With Iraq After Kurdish Vote Iran To Boost Military Cooperation With Iraq After Kurdish Vote
- September 29, 2017

An overwhelming "yes" vote had been widely expected from the electorate of 4.58 million. The State Department said it was "deeply disappointed" the vote had gone ahead. Turkey has its own sizeable Kurdish minority and fears separatist aspirations growing from the vote as it already battles against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) which has bases in northern Iraq . (more...)
Puerto Rico's aid is trapped in thousands of shipping containers Puerto Rico's aid is trapped in thousands of shipping containers
- September 29, 2017

Furthermore, the Jones Act's stipulations affect some parts of the United States more than others - particularly regions that are not part of the continental US, such as Puerto Rico, Guam, Hawaii and Alaska, Grennes explained. "And we have a lot of ships out there right now". "Much needed cargo has been delivered to the port, and an armada of US and foreign vessels continues to arrive", the group said in a statement , adding, "the problem at the port is a lack of trucks and delivery ... (more...)
Bustling Stock in Focus: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)
- September 29, 2017

The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to "Neutral" on Tuesday, September 8. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)'s stock had its "buy" rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a research report issued on Monday, September 18th. (more...)
South Korea: Taking military helm will scare the North South Korea: Taking military helm will scare the North
- September 29, 2017

Last week, in his first speech to the General Assembly, Mr Trump vowed to " totally destroy " North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. and it allies. Hours after U.S. war planes flew the closest they have been to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea this century, Mr Ri told the UN: "None other than Trump himself is on a suicide mission". (more...)
Rick Pitino Identified As 'Coach-2' In FBI Report Rick Pitino Identified As 'Coach-2' In FBI Report
- September 29, 2017

Given the involvement of the FBI , Everett said he was expecting the news to come down today that Jurich and Pitino were fired . This is not the first investigation into Louisville . While the University of Louisville nor any Louisville coaches have been formally accused , the school made a decision to fire Pitino today, as well as athletic director Tom Jurich . (more...)
Hurricane Maria weakens into tropical storm Hurricane Maria weakens into tropical storm
- September 29, 2017

However, it is important to say that any weather impacts will be far from those experienced in the Caribbean. Both tropical systems will move swiftly out-to-sea as they weaken and eventually become extratropical. "Our waters are far too cool to sustain an actual hurricane". Hurricane Maria has no potential for landfall in the next 24 hours and a low potential to inflict significant insured loss, according to the Wednesday morning catastrophe alert from the Impact Forecasting unit of Aon ... (more...)
Puerto Rico crisis: What the Jones Act controversy is all about Puerto Rico crisis: What the Jones Act controversy is all about
- September 29, 2017

Now critics say it's making it hard to get critical supplies into Puerto Rico . 64 percent overall said Puerto Rico should get aid to rebuild. Puerto Rico typically gets most of its fuel by ship from the United States, but one of its two main ports is closed and the other is operating only during the daytime. (more...)
Oakland University reports sexual assault on campus Oakland University reports sexual assault on campus
- September 29, 2017

Stay with WDBJ7 for this is a developing story . Oakland University authorities are investigating a report of a sexual assault on campus this week. The student subsequently left the area in an attempt to get to the residence halls. The driver is described as a black, male, early 20?s, 6?1??, a full beard but close cut, with corn rows in his hair, and skinny. He was reported to be wearing a white shirt and shorts. (more...)
Anti-Trump activists say Justice Gorsuch's speech at Trump's Hotel is unethical Anti-Trump activists say Justice Gorsuch's speech at Trump's Hotel is unethical
- September 28, 2017

The court has a 5-4 conservative majority. "There is no real precedent in Israeli legal history for this", he noted, though petitions have been filed against the court in the past; they have always been over procedural motions regarding other cases, never in order to force its hand outside of the court room. (more...)
Are Discerning Investors Interested in Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO)?
- September 28, 2017

Loxo Oncology (NASDAQ:LOXO) previously released its earnings report on early Tue, Aug 8th. The share price of the company (LOXO) was down -0.41%, with a high of 85.33 during the day and the volume of Loxo Oncology, Inc . Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of LOXO in report on Wednesday, March 16 with "Buy" rating. A rating of 1 or 2 would represent a Buy, and a 3 rating would signify a Hold on the stock. (more...)
'US Deployment of Strategic Assets to Begin Late This Year' 'US Deployment of Strategic Assets to Begin Late This Year'
- September 28, 2017

According to South Korean President Moon Jae-in's security adviser, "strategic assets" are moving to the peninsula late this year as North Korea ramped up its personal attacks on President Donald Trump. The Korean Peninsula is technically in a state of war as the 1950-53 Korean War ended in armistice, not peace treaty. Meanwhile tensions with the USA have continued to rise, with Donald Trump threatening to " totally destroy " North Korea if it doesn't curtail its strategic missile program ... (more...)
Drivers to defend British tribunal's decision about workers' rights at Uber Drivers to defend British tribunal's decision about workers' rights at Uber
- September 28, 2017

Uber's Quebec general manager, Jean-Nicolas Guillemette, said the company would cease operations in the province on October 14. The pair successfully argued a year ago that the Silicon Valley firm exerted significant control over them to provide an on-demand taxi service and had responsibilities in terms of the working rights it provides. (more...)
Tropical storm watch issued for coast of North Carolina Tropical storm watch issued for coast of North Carolina
- September 28, 2017

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles from the center of the storm, the NHC said, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles. (more...)
Dollar pushes higher on hopes for U.S. tax reforms Dollar pushes higher on hopes for U.S. tax reforms
- September 28, 2017

P rose 0.7 percent to fresh seven week highs, though that was partly offset as miners struggled.SXPP and as underwhelming results from one of Europe's biggest fashion chains, H&M, ( HMb.ST ) weighed on retailers. The Canadian dollar steadied against its USA counterpart, recovering from an earlier four-week low as oil prices rose. The euro hit a more than one-month low as an ongoing dollar short squeeze and the German election's outcome encouraged investors to take profits on one of the ... (more...)
First Majestic Silver Corp (AG) Shares Moving On Volume
- September 28, 2017

Credit Suisse Group AG was founded in 1856 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland. Chart analysts may also use the indicator to project possible price reversals and to define trends. Overall, volume was down 91.95% under the stocks normal daily volume. The closing price represents the final price that a stock is traded for on a trading day. (more...)
U2 Release Music Video For Track U2 Release Music Video For Track "You're the Best Thing About Me"
- September 28, 2017

The video, directed by Jonas Ã…kerlund , who has previously worked with Madonna, Coldplay and The Prodigy, sees U2 taking in the sights and sounds of the Big Apple, the city where they played their first U.S. Bono also talked about the group's delay in the album being released being due to recent political changes which led the band to question their music. (more...)
Miranda Lambert tour heading to Scottrade Center Miranda Lambert tour heading to Scottrade Center
- September 28, 2017

Lambert will be joined by special guests Jon Pardi and Charlie Worsham . Tickets are $39.75 and $59.75 reserved and $59.75 general admission in the pit. Penn State student ticket pre-sale starts at noon on Thursday, Oct. 5 in the HUB, offering $25 off the $59.75 seats, or $34.75 per ticket. Miranda Lambert will be at the Scottrade Center in the spring, LiveNation has announced. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' season eight selects directors 'Game of Thrones' season eight selects directors
- September 28, 2017

And while we're devastated there are only six episodes left of the binge-worthy series, HBO is probably happy it "only" needs to shell out another $90,000,000. In a report from EW, the final list of directors was revealed and it is no doubt a group of exciting names. Previously, HBO was spending around $ 10 million an episode, so they were already comfortable shelling out some big bucks for this series. (more...)
Rising tension spurs Malaysia to ban travel to North Korea Rising tension spurs Malaysia to ban travel to North Korea
- September 28, 2017

Even before the row erupted this year, though Malaysia had continued ongoing efforts to expand ties in specific fields like economics, culture, and education, that had not prevented it from also condemning North Korean missile tests or supporting United Nations resolutions sanctioning Pyongyang. (more...)