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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell' Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell'
- October 01, 2017

Baker said Puerto Rico had accepted the offer for the unit to help support satellite-based data and mobile communications on the hurricane-ravaged island, where communication lines have been severely damaged . On Thursday, acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke stirred controversy after she told reporters she was "very satisfied" with the federal response since Maria made landfall, calling it a "good news story". (more...)
Houston Mayor calls off property tax hike after Abbott delivers $50 million Houston Mayor calls off property tax hike after Abbott delivers $50 million
- October 01, 2017

Governor Abbott presents Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner with a $50 million check. In turn, Ramshaw says, Abbott accuses Turner of "holding Harvey recovery hostage". Sitting beside Turner at a news conference in Houston on Friday, Abbott said they were on the same team. "We can't ask people to build in the same place unless we are taking the steps to mitigate the risk of flooding down the road", Turner said. (more...)
Scalise cheered upon his return to Capitol Scalise cheered upon his return to Capitol
- October 01, 2017

Trump spoke to Scalise, said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Scalise was among Republican lawmakers attacked June 14 in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, by a gunman who opened fire on them while they were practicing for a charity baseball game against Democrats. (more...)
Trump promotes 'giant, beautiful, massive' tax plan Trump promotes 'giant, beautiful, massive' tax plan
- October 01, 2017

Promising big tax cuts and a booming economy, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled the first major revamp of the nation's tax code in a generation Wednesday - a sweeping, $5 trillion plan that would deeply cut levies for corporations, simplify everyone's brackets and almost double the standard deduction used by most Americans. (more...)
Trump slams mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico over hurricane relief effort Trump slams mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico over hurricane relief effort
- October 01, 2017

In a string of tweets from his New Jersey golf resort, Trump accused her of partisanship, asserted she had failed to get city workers to help and complained that "they want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort". (more...)
European Union warns 'miracles' needed for Brexit progress with UK
- October 01, 2017

The term is the bar European Union leaders have set before they will allow Brexit talks to move on from the terms of the divorce to discussions about trade . British Prime Minister Theresa May took the opportunity of the summit to visit British troops on a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in northern Estonia and pledged post-Brexit security cooperation with European neighbours confronting Russian threats. (more...)
Boris Johnson made a gaffe when he visited Burmese temple Boris Johnson made a gaffe when he visited Burmese temple
- October 01, 2017

The prominent Brexiteer's visit the Southeast Asian country was the first visit by a British foreign secretary in five years. British colonial times were seen as a humiliation and an insult. "What? The Road to Mandalay?" The programme focuses on Mr Johnson's suitability to be the next Prime Minister. Apparently unfazed by the telling off, Boris simply replies "good stuff", before taking photos of the tourist scene on his iPhone. (more...)
Six member Massachusetts National Guard team headed to Puerto Rico Six member Massachusetts National Guard team headed to Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Yulín Cruz countered in an interview on MSNBC that the only goal right now is to save lives, adding that she "has no time for distractions". "This is the time to show our 'true colors.' We can not be distracted by anything else", she tweeted, along with photos of herself meeting with residents and rescue workers, wading hip-deep through a flooded street and comforting an elderly woman. (more...)
Shinji Kagawa Scores The Chip Of Dreams Against Augsburg Shinji Kagawa Scores The Chip Of Dreams Against Augsburg
- October 01, 2017

Throughout the rest of the match though, Augsburg had plenty of chances to level the match. The host quickly found a way back into the game, Brazilian winger Caiuby sending a powerful header past Roman Bürki. Five points separate Augsburg and Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga table. It took Dortmund 25 minutes before they had their first real opportunity of the second half. (more...)
Donald Trump attacks mayor of Puerto Rico's storm-hit capital city
- October 01, 2017

Christie announced Friday that he's sending 1,100 emergency responders to Puerto Rico to aid in recovery efforts after the island was battered by back-to-back hurricanes . That drew a sharp rebuke from San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz , who told CNN , "This is a people-are-dying story". "When you're drinking from a creek, it's not a good news story". (more...)
United States stretch Presidents Cup lead over desperate Internationals United States stretch Presidents Cup lead over desperate Internationals
- October 01, 2017

However, at this point, we should know better than to count either of these stars out of anything. Later, there was a choreographed (and nonetheless awkward) celebration between Kevin Kisner and Phil Mickelson after the latter's 12-foot birdie putt completed a comeback 1 -up victory over Jason Day and Marc Leishman , who had led for the first 13 holes. (more...)
Georgia Tech runs over UNC to extend winning streak Georgia Tech runs over UNC to extend winning streak
- September 30, 2017

The Tar Heels were 2-for-11 on third downs. The Tar Heels are dealing with a plethora of unfortunate injuries, including senior wide receiver Austin Proehl and senior defensive end Tyler Powell. The first play of the sequence was a TaQuon Marshall fumble at midfield. Benson then broke free for his 63-yard touchdown run. ". Then we don't capitalize on offense". (more...)
Ex-nat'l figure skating champ earns Olympic spot for S Ex-nat'l figure skating champ earns Olympic spot for S
- September 30, 2017

Kim says they were motivated by their coaches and the people cheering for them. North Korea boycotted the 1988 Summer Olympics in South Korea's capital Seoul. "That's all that matters to them right now is to qualify for the Olympics", Julie Marcotte said before this week's competition. North and South Korea showed solidarity at recent Games. (more...)
After Elphinstone tragedy, MNS vows to stall bullet train project in Mumbai After Elphinstone tragedy, MNS vows to stall bullet train project in Mumbai
- September 30, 2017

In picture: Stampede breaks out at on a narrow railway footover bridge connecting the Parel-Elphinstone Road stations of Western Railway in Mumbai on Sept 29, 2017. Purushottam Karad, Deputy Commissioner of Police for the Western Region, said, "Heavy rainfall accompanied by an vast crowd on the bridge caused the incident". (more...)
Saudi women rejoice at end of driving ban Saudi women rejoice at end of driving ban
- September 30, 2017

He also said that allowing them to issue fatwas would benefit the community. The move is being seen as a stern blow to several Islamic clerics who justified banning women from driving by saying that it would lead to promiscuity and the collapse of the Saudi family. (more...)
Seven operatives of dreaded Babbar Khalsa International arrested Seven operatives of dreaded Babbar Khalsa International arrested
- September 30, 2017

They also connected and recruited people using social media, said police. The accused have been identified as Kuldeep Singh of Basti Jodhewal, Ludhiana , Jasvir Singh, of Tarantan, Amandeep Singh of Jalandhar, Manpreet Singh of Moga, Onkar Singh, Jugraj Singh and Amritpal Singh of Amritsar. (more...)
Sheffield stabbings: Five people knifed in city centre attack Sheffield stabbings: Five people knifed in city centre attack
- September 30, 2017

Detective are linking the incidents, which they believe involved the same people. The first fight happened at about 04:00 BST with reports of a second fight on Cambridge Street two hours later in which three people were stabbed. South Yorkshire Police has now confirmed Barker's Pool, Cambridge Street, Division Street, Carver Street and Bethell Walk in Sheffield city centre have all now re-opened. (more...)
China to close North Korean firms under United Nations sanctions China to close North Korean firms under United Nations sanctions
- September 30, 2017

China's commerce ministry said on Thursday that companies, including joint ventures with Chinese firms, have 120 days to close from the date the United Nations resolution was adopted on September 11. In August, China banned North Korean firms and individuals from establishing new companies in its territory following a separate set of sanctions. (more...)
Stampedes will happen till migrants continue to pour in' Stampedes will happen till migrants continue to pour in'
- September 30, 2017

The MNS had chose to take out a protest march on October 5 to the Western Railway HQ at Churchgate. In picture: Stampede breaks out at on a narrow railway footover bridge connecting the Parel-Elphinstone Road stations of Western Railway in Mumbai on Sept 29, 2017. (more...)
Real Madrid vs RCD Espanyol: Probable Lineups, Prediction, Tactics and Key Stats Real Madrid vs RCD Espanyol: Probable Lineups, Prediction, Tactics and Key Stats
- September 30, 2017

In their three games at the Bernabeu , the reigning European and Spanish champions were held to draws by Valencia and Levante - having trailed in both matches - before going down 1-0 to Real Betis in their last home outing after conceding a stoppage-time victor. (more...)
Discovering Momentum Stocks: Paramount Group, Inc. (PGRE), Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) Discovering Momentum Stocks: Paramount Group, Inc. (PGRE), Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)
- September 30, 2017

The quarterly performance for the stock is -6.03%, while the half-yearly performance is -6.38%. Mondelez International's payout ratio is 66.67%. It closed at $40.52 lastly. As per Friday, July 7, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. BMO Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $4800 target. CGOV Asset Management now owns 15,100 shares of the company's stock worth $867,000 after buying an additional 1,300 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Trump to 'confront North Korea threat' on Asia tour Trump to 'confront North Korea threat' on Asia tour
- September 30, 2017

We have lines of communication with Pyongyang . Intensity of sanctions on North Korea increased following the regime's sixth and most powerful nuclear test weeks ago, forcing the UN Security Council to vote unanimously to expand sanctions on Pyongyang, making it the ninth UN sanction over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs since 2006. (more...)
White House statements on Puerto Rico clash with ground reports White House statements on Puerto Rico clash with ground reports
- September 30, 2017

She did not mention the president directly, but the missives were posted about an hour after Trump accused her and others in Puerto Rico of "poor leadership", failing "to get their workers to help" and wanting "everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort". (more...)
Scores of Civilian Deaths in Syria as Idlib Bombardment Continues Scores of Civilian Deaths in Syria as Idlib Bombardment Continues
- September 30, 2017

The correspondents based in the area said that at least 40 civilians were killed while 70 others were wounded in fresh bombardments in Armanaz village of Idlib late Friday. The Russian general said all the recent airstrikes in Idlib governorate had targeted the forces of the terrorist group best known as Al-Nusra Front, which was responsible for an attack on Russian and Syrian troops in neighboring Hama governorate last week. (more...)
Homicide probing fatal shooting at Sheridan Mall Homicide probing fatal shooting at Sheridan Mall
- September 30, 2017

Chris Ruhl told CP24 on Saturday morning that the victim was in the parking lot with a group of friends prior to the shooting. Toronto police homicide detective Christopher Ruhl said while the investigation is in its infancy, video evidence collected from the scene suggests the attack was targeted. (more...)
Disgusted by John McCain Disgusted by John McCain
- September 30, 2017

At the private dinner he also called McConnell "weak" for his failure to repeal Obamacare and for not changing the Senate filibuster rule that would only require 51 votes to pass bills. Trump adopted the same stance today, while also ribbing McCain. He's been at home in MS, not at a hospital, recovering. What makes McCain's opposition all the more heroic is that he is dealing with his own health crisis. (more...)
Trump blames San Juan mayor, Democrats over Puerto Rico response Trump blames San Juan mayor, Democrats over Puerto Rico response
- September 30, 2017

Cruz on Friday had criticized the Trump administration's response to the hurricane, saying, "I am begging, begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying". Earlier he tweeted: "The fact is that Puerto Rico has been destroyed by two hurricanes". "It's really hard to talk about bankruptcy and debt when people have no power, no water, no homes, and their entire lives have been devastated", said Julio Ricardo Varela, 48, a journalist from Puerto Rico who co-hosts the In the Thick ... (more...)
Police dog fires gun during search for suspects in Calgary Police dog fires gun during search for suspects in Calgary
- September 30, 2017

According to the RCMP, two male suspects - one brandishing a handgun - had allegedly assaulted another male. Bystanders intervened and the attackers fled on foot. They don't believe it was a random incident and are not concerned about public safety. The victim of the assault was taken to hospital with minor injuries and later released. (more...)
Ius soli, Delrio: Ius soli, Delrio: "In autunno continuiamo a lavorarci"
- September 30, 2017

Sullo ius soli la partita non è ancora chiusa. " Se una legge è giusta va approvata". " Se alle elezioni il Pd avrà una maggioranza più importante, sarà in cima al nostro programma". Non hanno diritto al permesso gli stranieri che soggiornano per motivi di studio o formazione professionale; a titolo di "protezione temporanea" o per motivi umanitari; quanti hanno chiesto la protezione internazionale e sono in attesa di una decisione definitiva; chi è titolare di un permesso di ... (more...)
Man arrested after policewoman found dead in beauty spot lake Man arrested after policewoman found dead in beauty spot lake
- September 30, 2017

A 43-year-old man from Wilmslow has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being held in police custody. "While formal identification has not year taken place, we do believe that the victim is 39-year-old Leanne McKie, from Wilmslow". (more...)

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