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Alabama associate AD who resigned tied to Chuck Person and bribery scheme Alabama associate AD who resigned tied to Chuck Person and bribery scheme
- September 29, 2017

Auburn is offering full refunds to season ticket holders after federal charges were filed against assistant coach Chuck Person , Al.com reported . Kim said they NCAA was unaware of the investigation before today. It brings us back to Auburn's situation and the status of athletic director Jay Jacobs, who can't seem to get off the hot seat with Tiger supporters. (more...)
Tax Reform Framework: Can You Dynamically Score a Question Mark?
- September 29, 2017

PIRG has outlined a few options for spending and tax reforms that could off-set any tax cuts". Increases the standard deduction to $12,000 for single filers and $24,000 for married filers (currently: $6,350 for single filers and $12,700 for married filers). (more...)
US Plans Major Withdrawal of Staff from Embassy in Cuba US Plans Major Withdrawal of Staff from Embassy in Cuba
- September 29, 2017

The memo pointed out, that although Cuba was cooperating in allowing United States investigators to find the origin of the attacks , Minister Parilla did not give any assurances the Cuban government was doing enough to protect USA diplomats while in Cuba. (more...)
North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South
- September 29, 2017

South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea next month, to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean communist party and China's all-important Communist Party Congress. Patriot missile launchers and honor guards from the Army, Navy and Air Force stand for military parade to mark the 69th Armed Forces Day on the compound of the Second Fleet Command in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi, on Thursday. (more...)
Stop the War blames America - not North Korea Stop the War blames America - not North Korea
- September 29, 2017

The United States and South Korea are technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended in a truce and not a peace treaty. The effort comes at a time when tensions between North Korea and the USA are very high. Cyber attacks, possibly connected to North Korea, struck Bithumb in June, in which data and information of around 30,000 customers was leaked. (more...)
Senate panel to summon Google in Russian Federation probe Senate panel to summon Google in Russian Federation probe
- September 29, 2017

The possibility was first raised by congressional investigators like Rep. Adam Schiff earlier this month, after Facebook said in a statement that about 25% of ads purchased by Russians during the election "were geographically targeted". (more...)
Trump says protests will hurt National Football League business Trump says protests will hurt National Football League business
- September 29, 2017

Trump was asked by a reporter while he was departing the White House via Marine One on Wednesday about the inconsistency between the First Amendment rights of the neo-Nazis and white supremacists to protest in Charlottesville, Va., and the rights of National Football League players to protest. (more...)
Maria could weaken to tropical storm within a day or so: NHC Maria could weaken to tropical storm within a day or so: NHC
- September 29, 2017

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles [370 km] from the center. Most areas will see wind gusts to near 35 miles per hour. "We see storm after storm". More than 3 million of the island's USA citizens still lack adequate food, water and fuel. 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...)
What Is the Jones Act, the Puerto Rico Law Many Want Waived? What Is the Jones Act, the Puerto Rico Law Many Want Waived?
- September 29, 2017

The administration has been facing pressure to temporarily lift shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico in order to help deliver emergency supplies more quickly and cheaply to the USA island territory, which is facing widespread food, water and medical supply shortages after Hurricane Maria . (more...)
Case for MML's registration pending: ECP Case for MML's registration pending: ECP
- September 29, 2017

Its leaders have also unveiled plans to contest next year's general election. Citing global pressure and the refusal of security clearance by intelligence agencies, Pakistan's Interior Ministry, in a letter to the Election Commission, stated that several countries have raised the issue diplomatically. (more...)
DeVos faces silent protesters during Harvard speech DeVos faces silent protesters during Harvard speech
- September 29, 2017

Students at Harvard University staged a protest Thursday as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered an address on school choice. This here, is the problem for DeVos, as she has strongly emphasized the importance of protecting the group of students who have been wrongfully accused by their peers. (more...)
Fernando Alonso says F1 racing at Sepang circuit to be more hard Fernando Alonso says F1 racing at Sepang circuit to be more hard
- September 29, 2017

The Ferrari driver paid a heavy price for his defensive maneuver at the start of the Singapore Grand prix two weeks ago. Pironi crashed into the back of Alain Prost's Renault at the German Grand Prix. Who can forget the 2009 Grand Prix, which was abandoned after 33 laps because of the downpour? How quickly he can recover from Singapore will tell us even more about his character, but also how realistic his chances are of leaving Abu Dhabi in November with a fifth world title to his name. (more...)
Fourth arrest in Iqbal Kaskar case Fourth arrest in Iqbal Kaskar case
- September 29, 2017

In 2007, Gangar was arrested along with another gangster Arun Gawli in the case related to the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar. "Even when it came to the Gawli gang, Gangar played the role of a financier". Kaskar was taken into custody from his sister Haseena Parkar's house in Nagpada area of central Mumbai by a team led by encounter specialist and the anti-extortion cell's senior police inspector Pradeep Sharma on September 18. (more...)
Tropical Storm Lee could be near hurricane strength by next week Tropical Storm Lee could be near hurricane strength by next week
- September 29, 2017

That said, Texas, Florida, several small Caribbean islands and Puerto Rico have all seen worse this year. Update 11 a.m.: Hurricane Maria's forecast track has shifted slightly closer to the USA coastline with the most western edge of the cone skimming offshore of the Outer Banks. (more...)
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE) Moving Today - Up by 55.25% Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE) Moving Today - Up by 55.25%
- September 29, 2017

J. Goldman & Co LP purchased a new stake in shares of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter worth $1,113,000. Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ZYNE ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March 27th. On August 15 the stock rating was downgraded to "Market Perform" from "Buy" in an announcement from Jefferies. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. (more...)
NY paramedic flies food, supplies to Puerto Rico NY paramedic flies food, supplies to Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

But the images now emerging from Puerto Rico and our response to the growing humanitarian emergency in the region show firsthand why U.S. foreign aid is essential for saving lives overseas. "I feel like my hands are tied, and I feel bad", he said. The truck filled outside Out-Spoke'N Bike Shop will head to Jacksonville, where its contents will be placed on a container ship and taken to Puerto Rico. (more...)
Nikki Haley slams Russian Federation over shielding Iran from IAEA inspections Nikki Haley slams Russian Federation over shielding Iran from IAEA inspections
- September 29, 2017

Iran may abandon the nuclear deal it reached with six major powers if the United States decides to withdraw from it, its foreign minister told Qatar's Al-Jazeera TV in NY. Russian Federation maintains that the IAEA has no authority under Section T, fueling concerns among the United States and its allies that an agreement depicted as watertight contains several loopholes. (more...)
NIA summons Kashmir MLA for questioning NIA summons Kashmir MLA for questioning
- September 29, 2017

According to NIA sources, Rashid, known for making controversial statements on the floor of the assembly, including in support of a plebiscite and sympathising with Hizbul Mujahideen and Zakir Musa (of Ansar Gazawatul-Hind, al-Qaida's Kashmir cell), came under the scanner during the agency's probe into the links of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Watali, one of the 10 people arrested in the case. (more...)
UN chief: Myanmar violence could spread, displace more Rohingya UN chief: Myanmar violence could spread, displace more Rohingya
- September 29, 2017

This week the Human Rights Council has an opportunity to adopt a resolution that would establish an worldwide, independent mechanism to investigate mass atrocities and other violations of global law in Yemen. Rakhine is important with its natural resources and coastal location and, as China is not directly affected by the refugee crisis, it has less to lose than others in standing by Aung San Suu Kyi and her government. (more...)
Hurricanes Lee and Maria remnants to hit United Kingdom and Ireland Hurricanes Lee and Maria remnants to hit United Kingdom and Ireland
- September 29, 2017

But the waters of the North Atlantic are too cool to sustain a hurricane, so they lose their source of energy and rapidly weaken. Met √Čireann says there will be unsettled weather with ex-Hurricanes Lee and Maria in the Atlantic "making details uncertain" over Ireland. (more...)
US Judge Says Movement of Black Matter Lives Cannot Be Processed US Judge Says Movement of Black Matter Lives Cannot Be Processed
- September 29, 2017

Mckesson was among hundreds of protesters arrested near Baton Rouge and in other US cities, where protests erupted over Sterling's death and the police shooting death of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. In the lawsuit, the officer charged McKesson should have known the protests "would become violent". The officer alleged in the lawsuit that he was hit in the face by concrete or a "rock like substance", causing him to lose teeth and sustain injuries to his jaw and brain. (more...)
Banaras Hindu University gets its first female proctor Banaras Hindu University gets its first female proctor
- September 29, 2017

The BHU today appointed its first woman chief proctor after her predecessor resigned taking moral responsibility for the recent violence on the campus. According to media reports, Royana is the chairman of the Women's Grievance Cell of the BHU. "So far, nothing of this sort has been communicated to me". (more...)
India and Afghanistan sign MoU on police training India and Afghanistan sign MoU on police training
- September 29, 2017

Earlier, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence, where both leaders reaffirmed the strength and closeness of the multifaceted strategic partnership. Meanwhile, sources indicate Abdullah Abdullah held an important meeting with National Security Advisor of India Ajit Doval to discuss security demands of Afghanistan. (more...)
Jon Huntsman confirmed as United States ambassador to Russian Federation Jon Huntsman confirmed as United States ambassador to Russian Federation
- September 29, 2017

U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft completed his diplomatic mission in Moscow, the embassy said. "No surprise my dad made it through senate confirmation unanimously tonight", she wrote on Twitter and Instagram. "I am enthusiastically supporting this nominee and hoping we can get him to Moscow as soon as possible", Sen. USA diplomats said Huntsman planned to arrive in Moscow by next Tuesday even with approval by the full Senate still pending, but his powers as an ambassador would be ... (more...)
More New Yorkers ready for Puerto Rico emergency-aid tour More New Yorkers ready for Puerto Rico emergency-aid tour
- September 29, 2017

Planes are leaving, just not enough to clear the terminal any time soon. Eighteen round-trip commercial passenger flights are scheduled Wednesday, according to the company that manages the airport. On the drive through San Juan, you can see the struggle. Instead, he's told evacuees that have scheduled worldwide travel in the future to set up payment arrangements and show proof of their upcoming travel to get their passport back . (more...)
More 'Strategic' Military Assets to be Sent to SKorea More 'Strategic' Military Assets to be Sent to SKorea
- September 29, 2017

Army helicopter around the heavily armed inter-Korean border, killing one of the pilots and capturing the other. On Saturday, the USA flew bombers off North Korea's eastern coast in a show of force . In a separate speech on Thursday, Moon said cooperation with the worldwide community to curb the North's nuclear ambitions was at its highest ever and called for the strengthening of South Korea-U.S. (more...)
Democrats Bash the Pro-Union Jones Act Democrats Bash the Pro-Union Jones Act
- September 29, 2017

But Bossert said a "business model" is being implemented in Puerto Rico where federal officials are now being stationed in local municipalities, including with mayors and water and electricity authorities, to ensure better communication. But the DHS official said Jones Act exemptions are based exclusively on the interest of national defense. Cornelio also said that the number of open gas stations has increased from about 400 to 676. (more...)
O'Reilly: McCain's vote against Obamacare repeal was personal O'Reilly: McCain's vote against Obamacare repeal was personal
- September 29, 2017

At a campaign event in 2015, Trump specifically called out New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski , who suffers from arthrogryposis. Trump is also no stranger to mocking impersonations. Meanwhile news outlets are reporting on Trump's five student deferments so he wouldn't have to serve in the Vietnam War. "There's not one Democrat who would vote to repeal Obamacare". (more...)
Russian Federation to destroy last chemical weapons on Wednesday, ahead of schedule Russian Federation to destroy last chemical weapons on Wednesday, ahead of schedule
- September 29, 2017

US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. It says over 96 per cent of the stockpiles declared by the conventions 192 participants have been destroyed. Putin noted that Russian Federation wrapped up the destruction of its chemical weapons stockpiles ahead of schedule, adding that the effort underlined the nation's commitment to nonproliferation efforts. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian's Long and Sometimes Bumpy Road to Motherhood Khloe Kardashian's Long and Sometimes Bumpy Road to Motherhood
- September 29, 2017

That Kim may have hired a surrogate at all wasn't surprising to begin with; she's been public about her prior hard pregnancies with North and Saint , and the life-threatening conditions she endured while carrying them. " Tristan and I are both Christians; we go to church, we pray, we're vocal about God and spirituality", she said. According to the " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " star, she's definitely in the best relationship with Tristan that she's ever been in. (more...)