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Vettel Moves on From Singapore Crash Vettel Moves on From Singapore Crash
- September 30, 2017

The German has only made the podium in half of the races during that time and his early retirement in Singapore means he needs to come out fighting if he is to claim a fifth title. Moments later, Lewis Hamilton dipped the first kerb at the Turn 7/8 double-right and lost the rear, pitching him into a spin and across the gravel. (more...)
Vettel Moves on From Singapore Crash Vettel Moves on From Singapore Crash
- September 30, 2017

The German has only made the podium in half of the races during that time and his early retirement in Singapore means he needs to come out fighting if he is to claim a fifth title. Moments later, Lewis Hamilton dipped the first kerb at the Turn 7/8 double-right and lost the rear, pitching him into a spin and across the gravel. (more...)
Vettel refusing to read into Mercedes' Friday struggles in Malaysia Vettel refusing to read into Mercedes' Friday struggles in Malaysia
- September 30, 2017

The 30-year-old has an impressive record at the Sepang International Circuit , as he has won four times at the venue, most recently in 2015. Hamilton, the only black driver in F1's history, urged his followers to read about the issue, signing off his message with #Takeaknee. (more...)
Vettel refusing to read into Mercedes' Friday struggles in Malaysia Vettel refusing to read into Mercedes' Friday struggles in Malaysia
- September 30, 2017

The 30-year-old has an impressive record at the Sepang International Circuit , as he has won four times at the venue, most recently in 2015. Hamilton, the only black driver in F1's history, urged his followers to read about the issue, signing off his message with #Takeaknee. (more...)
Vettel refusing to read into Mercedes' Friday struggles in Malaysia Vettel refusing to read into Mercedes' Friday struggles in Malaysia
- September 30, 2017

The 30-year-old has an impressive record at the Sepang International Circuit , as he has won four times at the venue, most recently in 2015. Hamilton, the only black driver in F1's history, urged his followers to read about the issue, signing off his message with #Takeaknee. (more...)
Indian troops kill 2 civilians, soldier in Kashmir: Pakistan army Indian troops kill 2 civilians, soldier in Kashmir: Pakistan army
- September 30, 2017

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said the cross-LoC surgical strike previous year was a message to Pakistan and hinted at more strikes in the future if necessary. "It was a very bold decision of the Prime Minister to approve the surgical strike". "The credit also goes to my able commanders and courageous soldiers who executed these surgical strikes". (more...)
Preserve vital health insurance program for children Preserve vital health insurance program for children
- September 30, 2017

Unfortunately for the roughly 36 million people who now rely on the Children Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the date scheduled for markup of the legislation falls after the initiative expires. KidsCare, Arizona's version of the Children's Health Insurance Program, is safe until the end of the calendar year. Since it was first created in 1997, the program has enjoyed broad bi-partisan support in Congress and in the public. (more...)
State to get $16.5M grant for charter schools State to get $16.5M grant for charter schools
- September 30, 2017

The Indiana Department of Education says a minimum of 50 schools will benefit from the grant. "This federal grant specifically targets the implementation, administration, research and evaluation of charter schools". The grant will be used to create more charter schools in the state that focus on serving educationally disadvantaged students. Funds to help startup charter schools raise the capital needed to open buildings went to organizations in Washington, D.C., California, Maryland, North ... (more...)
Tillerson Heads to Beijing for Talks on North Korea Tillerson Heads to Beijing for Talks on North Korea
- September 30, 2017

China has ordered North Korean companies in the country to shut down by January as it applies United Nations sanctions imposed following Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test, the commerce ministry said on Thursday. China has not done anything for the last three presidents. China, Cotton said, is a strategic competitor of the United States and more "coercive pressure" should be use to secure more aggressive action by Beijing. (more...)
Barcelona could join Premier League if Catalan independence happens, claims sport minister Barcelona could join Premier League if Catalan independence happens, claims sport minister
- September 30, 2017

It's not clear yet if that's going to mean physical raids of the sites, but it also doesn't appear to have been ruled out. Many Catalans resented the central government's role in the country's crisis, and felt that Catalonia, as an economic powerhouse, was being shortchanged by Madrid. (more...)
Bush Criticizes Trump's Decision to Add North Korea to Travel Ban Bush Criticizes Trump's Decision to Add North Korea to Travel Ban
- September 30, 2017

The University condemned the Trump administration's previous travel ban attempts. Despite very few North Koreans travelling to the USA one professor pointed out that the act of banning citizens from the country was futile. There are around 225 North Korean refugees now in the us, and about 250 more have come as legal immigrants after defecting and living in South Korea for a time, CNN reports. (more...)
Trump touts Pence's Indiana income tax cut during speech Trump touts Pence's Indiana income tax cut during speech
- September 30, 2017

There is a lot to say about the Republican leaders' tax framework. He added that he would "never miss this". Trump's proposal also offers write-offs for companies that move their manufacturing plants to the USA and would incentivise the repatriation of "trillions" of dollars in United States companies' profits stashed in tax havens overseas. (more...)
Tennessee church shooter referenced revenge for Dylann Roof's massacre Tennessee church shooter referenced revenge for Dylann Roof's massacre
- September 30, 2017

Police said on September 24, 25-year-old Emanuel Samson shot and killed a 39-year-old woman in the parking lot of the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch. Before the AP report, some "alt-right" groups said the shooting was a " reverse Dylann Roof " because Samson is black and his alleged victims were white. (more...)
Tennessee man accused of ripping woman's eyes out in front of children Tennessee man accused of ripping woman's eyes out in front of children
- September 30, 2017

Police arrived at the Chattanooga home on Wednesday evening to find the woman face down with one of her eyeballs on the ground next to her. The teen told the station that he witnessed Roberson sitting on top of the woman, using only his hands to rip out her eyes. (more...)
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...)