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President Kovind appoints new governors President Kovind appoints new governors
- September 30, 2017

According to the Newspaper, Mishra (Retd.) is now the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh while Satya Pal Malik has been appointed Governor of Bihar. He will be replacing Ch Vidyasagar Rao. The appointment of Banwarilal Purohit gives Tamil Nadu a full-time head of state after 13 months. He was Defence adviser at the Indian High Commission in Singapore from the year 1996-99. (more...)
Trump govt offers nuclear plant $3.7B support Trump govt offers nuclear plant $3.7B support
- September 30, 2017

Perry said in a statement, adding that nuclear power was important to the stability of the nation's power grid. Westinghouse Electric's bankruptcy filing in March 2017 put the project's completion in jeopardy, and the Georgia Public Service Commission had indicated it would decide on the recommendation in February 2018. (more...)
Twitter Stunned by Hamas Founder's Son Blasting Palestinian Authority Twitter Stunned by Hamas Founder's Son Blasting Palestinian Authority
- September 30, 2017

My name is Mosab Hassan Yousef. There was an Epic Moment at the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on Wednesday, as heads turned and eyes bulged in stunned disbelief-especially in the PLO delegation-as a member of Hamas, Mosab Yousef, took the microphone to expose PLO lies, UN Watch reported . (more...)
Hmmm: Supreme Court to reopen debate on forced union Hmmm: Supreme Court to reopen debate on forced union "fees"
- September 30, 2017

The court had been reduced to eight justices following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia , and the refusal of the Republican majority in the U.S. But there is no obvious reason why its logic should not apply to private-sector unions as well. Without requiring such fees, unions say employees who opt out of membership would be freeloading off of dues-paying members. (more...)
Rihanna to Trump: 'Don't let your people die'
- September 30, 2017

We're not saying Rihanna had any influence over Trump's decision, but we're not not saying it. Rihanna is doing her part by drawing attention to the crisis. Despite residents still lacking basic necessities , the White House has defended its response. Government officials are also being criticized by Puerto Rican authorities after acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke declared that the federal response to the damage on the island is a "good news story". (more...)
Police stop Melbourne CBD auto rampage Police stop Melbourne CBD auto rampage
- September 30, 2017

The suspect was reportedly driving a green Toyota Rav4 up and down Swanston Street. The incident recalls the horror of what happened in the same area in January this year in the Bourke Street Mall and the intersection of Swanston and Flinders streets . (more...)
Statement by Minister Joly on Yom Kippur Statement by Minister Joly on Yom Kippur
- September 30, 2017

Eric Alperin, 9, of Pacific Palisades, follows along as his father, Jeff, holds the prayer book during the Kol Nidre service marking Yom Kippur at University Synagogue in Brentwood, Calf. During Yom Kippur, those of the Jewish faith traditionally fast from food, sex and bathing, and also avoid wearing leather shoes. In addition to reflection and atonement, Jews will fast for the entire day - something that many say is a deeply emotional experience. (more...)
EC rejects TTV Dhinakaran's request for additional time EC rejects TTV Dhinakaran's request for additional time
- September 30, 2017

Earlier, representatives of ousted AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran had approached the Election Commission urging it to declare as invalid the party's general council meeting in which his aunt VK Sasikala was removed as general secretary. (more...)
Three dead, four injured from serious crash in Garfield County Three dead, four injured from serious crash in Garfield County
- September 30, 2017

An SUV carrying a family of seven people was traveling westbound at approximately 4:30 a.m. when it rolled into the eastbound lanes, according to Sgt. A 62-year-old female from Carbondale was taken to Valley View Hospital with life threatening injuries. The 36-year-old driver from New Castle was also taken to Valley View Hospital with serious injuries. (more...)
Google reportedly probing possible Russian meddling in election Google reportedly probing possible Russian meddling in election
- September 30, 2017

Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, summoned Twitter officials to testify behind closed doors on Thursday as part of broad investigation of Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election. Some U.S. lawmakers, including Sen. Definitely not. The company has been called on to police fake news content during elections in countries like the U.K., France and Germany. (more...)
Marine Corps Osprey crashes in Syria, two Marines injured Marine Corps Osprey crashes in Syria, two Marines injured
- September 30, 2017

Officials declined to identify the injured servicemembers' military branch or where in Syria the crash occurred. The incident resulted in non-life threatening injuries to two service members. Officials have not said what caused the crash, only that it's possible the fire was somehow related. "Something happened in the air causing the aircraft to go down", the official said. (more...)
Macron says there is European Union 'consensus' for new reforms Macron says there is European Union 'consensus' for new reforms
- September 30, 2017

The informal get-together was arranged on the fly before a "digital summit" on issues ranging from data and cybersecurity to raising more tax from online firms. However, she may find it hard to commit Berlin to much as she has barely started the process of building what is likely to be a three-way coalition government. (more...)
San Juan mayor tears into Trump DHS chief San Juan mayor tears into Trump DHS chief
- September 30, 2017

I'm asking members of the press to send a mayday call all over the world. "Maybe from where she's standing, it's a good news story. This is a 'people are dying" story. "The idea here, Chris, with them being in debt, they don't have enough ready liquid cash to pay their normal share like Florida and Texas had ready, money to pay, so what we're going to do - and the President has already done it - is give a 180-day cost share adjustment", Bossert said. (more...)
Orange Shirt Day, Sept. 30, commemorates residential school experience Orange Shirt Day, Sept. 30, commemorates residential school experience
- September 30, 2017

Orange Shirt Day is held annually in the spirit of reconciliation and for Canadian to remember the toll of the residential school system and to build anti-racism, anti-bullying policies for the years to come in Regina. James Collegiate, said today's students have a hard time coming to terms with the fact that things like this could happen. "Some students feel very angry", she said. (more...)
Bombardier fight: UK's May slams Boeing for undermining partnership Bombardier fight: UK's May slams Boeing for undermining partnership
- September 30, 2017

Canada's Liberal government is refusing to go ahead with a planned purchase of 18 Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets until the US company drops its challenge. "We can't do business with companies that treat us in this manner. we are actively looking at other options", Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan told reporters on Thursday. (more...)
Gang Suspects Charged in US-Central American Six-month Roundup Gang Suspects Charged in US-Central American Six-month Roundup
- September 30, 2017

Flores's indictment came the same day the Department of Justice announced a major operation that over the past six months led to charges against 3,800 gang members across Central America and the U.S. Associates in the US send money to gang leaders in El Salvador, who use it to buy weapons and cellphones. Officials said Sessions met with his counterparts in Central America to develop strategies and plans to prosecute members of MS-13 and 18th Street. (more...)
Stringent security plans devised for Muharram processions Stringent security plans devised for Muharram processions
- September 30, 2017

Pedestrian and vehicular movement was also suspended. In Punjab, the cellular services are not operative in Faisalabad, Sialkot, and Bhukkur. In more sensitive and critical areas service and internet will be suspended for 48 hrs. Police personnel, as well as snipers, will be deployed across 124 buildings covering Nishtar Park to MA Jinnah Road. The comprehensive security plan also includes walkthrough gates as well as ensuring physical search. (more...)
Fatal Stabbing at Bronx School Sparks Debate Around Metal Detectors Fatal Stabbing at Bronx School Sparks Debate Around Metal Detectors
- September 30, 2017

The current principal, Astrid Jacobo, took over in December 2015. Cedeno insisted he was the victim of bullying before lashing out at Ariane Laboy (l.), 16, and Matthew McRee (r.), 15. A school social worker in New York City for 25 years, Harding formed a theory about what triggered the killing as soon as an image of 18-year-old Abel Cedeno - now accused of murder - flashed on the screen. (more...)
Hurricane center still tracking Maria, Lee and now Invest 99L Hurricane center still tracking Maria, Lee and now Invest 99L
- September 30, 2017

The Bermuda Weather Service still classed the system as a potential threat at noon but Hurricane Lees closest point of approach within three days has passed. Lee was moving toward the north near 12 miles per hour (19 kph) and NHC noted "a turn toward the northeast with an increase in forward speed is expected today and tomorrow morning". (more...)
Plea Deal in Slenderman Case Plea Deal in Slenderman Case
- September 30, 2017

Doctors will evaluate 15-year-old Morgan Geyser before making a recommendation to a Waukesha County judge of how long she should stay in a mental institution. Geyser's trial was scheduled to begin October 16. Unlike Weier, Geyser will plead guilty to the original charge from prosecutors. The request bargain comes following a jury this month verified that Weier was rationally sick at the season of the assault on Leutner. (more...)
Nevada sends team to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief Nevada sends team to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief
- September 30, 2017

But there's a long way before the recovery effort gets up to full speed. Even a week later, many people are still without a place to live or basic necessities. The Trump administration has been criticized for a slow and inadequate response to the hurricane that hit Puerto Rico just over a week ago, leaving the American island in ruins, without power and increasingly lacking in water and other basic necessities. (more...)
Senate Reveals 2018 Budget That Includes Tax Reform Blueprint Senate Reveals 2018 Budget That Includes Tax Reform Blueprint
- September 30, 2017

Meadows said , "President Trump has delivered a forward looking tax reform framework that will let hard working Americans keep more of their money, simplify our system, end carve outs for special interests, and will help make our businesses competitive overseas. (more...)
Minnesotans urged to support relief for Puerto Rico Minnesotans urged to support relief for Puerto Rico
- September 30, 2017

She said that if anyone can send anything solar-powered, she would pick it up and distribute it. "There are millions of meals and millions of liters of water that are on the island right now that are in the process of being distributed", Kaniewski said during a live interview . (more...)
Body found appears to be missing LSU Student Body found appears to be missing LSU Student
- September 30, 2017

Human remains were found in a wooded area off Nicholson Drive Friday night. Michael Nickelotte, Sr., asked community members to perform searches of property around campus and report anything out of the ordinary to the police. He reiterated his statements in earlier interviews that it was out of character for his son to be out of contact for any period of time, noting that the ROTC student was meticulous about meeting his obligations. (more...)
United Nations establishes panel to probe Yemen war crimes United Nations establishes panel to probe Yemen war crimes
- September 30, 2017

The resolution , which Agence France-Presse reported was adopted by consensus, allows United Nations rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein to send a team to Yemen to "carry out a comprehensive examination of all alleged violations and abuses of global human rights" that have taken place in the conflict, which started in 2015. (more...)
New Housing Legislation Aims to Tackle Industry Problems New Housing Legislation Aims to Tackle Industry Problems
- September 30, 2017

A Public Policy Institute of California survey released Wednesday found that less than half of adults support the fee, even though 64 percent of those polled said they favor building more housing in their cities. "Getting a permit to build housing should not be a shell game", she said in an interview Friday. "This doesn't solve it all, but we'll have some hope to accelerate building". (more...)
Oprah Stokes 2020 Rumors With Tweet: 'Thanks for Your VOTE' Oprah Stokes 2020 Rumors With Tweet: 'Thanks for Your VOTE'
- September 30, 2017

The idea that a relatively conventional elected official will differentiate herself from Trump by dint of her seriousness or that an unconventional elected official can out-populist Trump is insane. Or maybe, six years after the end of her show, Stedman is just getting on her nerves. She would have to find a transcendent message of her own that rose above Democratic constituent service and spoke to the right people in the right states to take the fight to Trump's underbelly. (more...)
Azealia Banks Apologizes to Nicki Minaj for Saying Negative Things About Her Azealia Banks Apologizes to Nicki Minaj for Saying Negative Things About Her
- September 30, 2017

Then, Banks made a decision to send a long, multipart DM to Minaj herself, apologizing for said "catty shit" and praising her artistry, because, Banks claims, she's all grown up now. Nicki sent a brief and welcomed reply, telling the 26-year-old, "You're very talented & very smart". Such a relieving burying of hatchets was enough to bring Azealia to tears, which she confirmed in her caption of the posts. (more...)
Puerto Rico response hampered by ocean, Trump says Puerto Rico response hampered by ocean, Trump says
- September 30, 2017

Lt. Gen. Jeff Buchanan, commander of U.S. Army North, was set to arrive Thursday to assess the situation so that the military can provide the highest possible level of support, Northern Command spokesman John Cornelio said. "The first thing is for us to understand the process". "This is not a time for politics, this is a time to help people", Scott said. "I need to get back, I need to get back to my life", she said. (more...)
Van Hits 3 People Near Penn Station After Gas Pedal Gets Stuck Van Hits 3 People Near Penn Station After Gas Pedal Gets Stuck
- September 30, 2017

The three pedestrians were taken to Bellevue Hospital Center with minor injuries, officials said. Police say he was taken into custody and will be tested to determine if he was drunk or on drugs. The spokesman said the man lost control of the vehicle after an issue with the pedals. The crash happened during the height of rush hour in an area of Manhattan that is packed with commuters heading to Penn Station. (more...)

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