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Manhattan subway station destroyed on 9/11 reopens to cheers Manhattan subway station destroyed on 9/11 reopens to cheers
- September 09, 2018

When the towers came down, parts of the iconic buildings tore through the terminal. It will now be called WTC Cortlandt, a nod to Cortlandt Street, which sat above the stop before the World Trade Center was built, CBS2's Clark Fouraker reported. (more...)
Governor Northam declares State of Emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Florence Governor Northam declares State of Emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Florence
- September 09, 2018

Forecasters at the NHC said Florence would continue to strengthen and "rapid intensification is likely to begin tonight". At 5 a.m. EDT, the hurricane center said Florence's maximum sustained winds were estimated to be 70 miles per hour. (more...)
YouTube pulls Russian opposition ads ahead of elections
- September 09, 2018

He is now serving a 30-day jail sentence after a court convicted him of breaking protest laws last month. Navalny said the move was created to derail the protests which took place in 80 towns and cities, including Moscow and St Petersburg. (more...)
White House Budget Chief Questions Likability of Sen. Ted Cruz
- September 09, 2018

Mulvaney is both the head of Trump's Office of Management and Budget and the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Mulvaney said, according to audio obtained by The Times . "That's easy. He was a bad candidate". Mulvaney made his comments, according to the Times , at a meeting with party donors alongside Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. (more...)
India legalises same gender relationships India legalises same gender relationships
- September 09, 2018

The matter was heard by a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra; who had reserved its verdict on July 17 after hearing various stakeholders for four days, including gay rights activists. ASG Thushar Mehta, appearing for the Central Government, further requested that the Court should confine itself to the issue whether homosexuality should be criminalised, eschewing consideration of issues regarding civil rights of sexual minorities. (more...)
Paraguay moving embassy back to Tel Aviv; Israel shuts mission in Asuncion Paraguay moving embassy back to Tel Aviv; Israel shuts mission in Asuncion
- September 09, 2018

In May, Paraguay announced that it would follow U.S. President Donald Trump's lead and relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , becoming the third country to do so after Guatemala and the United States. Trump's decision broke decades of worldwide consensus that recognition for one side or the other would kill already-moribund efforts at achieving a deal. (more...)
Obama stumps for Democrats in California
- September 09, 2018

He went on to attack Trump by name. But on Friday the gloves came off. "I know there are Republicans who believe government should only perform a few minimal functions but that one of those functions should be making sure almost 3,000 Americans don't die in a hurricane, " Obama said. (more...)
Australian police find 'up to' five bodies in a house in Bedford Australian police find 'up to' five bodies in a house in Bedford
- September 09, 2018

Entire blocks around the crime scene at the corner of Coode and Fort Streets were cordoned off until about 5.30pm. "Police have located the bodies of a number of deceased people including women and children". Neighbour Vagner de Souza said he regularly saw a family outside the house where the bodies were found. "We are three hours into this investigation, I have no further detail in relation to those who are present at the location". (more...)
Britain's security minister says Vladimir Putin was responsible for Novichok attack Britain's security minister says Vladimir Putin was responsible for Novichok attack
- September 09, 2018

He said it was "still not clear" why Russian Federation would poison ex-double agent Sergei Skripal , 67, and daughter Yulia, 34, "in such a unusual, sophisticated and illogical way". But mystery still surrounds the identities of the two would-be assassins. "We retaliate in our way. within the rule of law and in a sophisticated way, that they know the cost of what they do", he said. (more...)
Cory Booker Announced as Iowa Banquet Headliner After 'Spartacus' Gaffe Cory Booker Announced as Iowa Banquet Headliner After 'Spartacus' Gaffe
- September 09, 2018

It has resulted in hundreds of thousands of pages of Kavanaugh's documents being withheld as confidential or kept from release under presidential privilege by the Trump White House. He defended his dissenting opinion previous year in the case of a pregnant immigrant teen in federal custody. For weeks, reasonable conservatives have been telling liberals that they're being unnecessarily hyperbolic in assuming that Kavanaugh and his conservative cohorts will clearly try to overturn Roe v. (more...)
4 magnitude quake jolts Davao Oriental 4 magnitude quake jolts Davao Oriental
- September 09, 2018

A anxious employee inspects cracks inside a building damaged by a strong natural disaster that was felt in Davao City on Saturday afternoon. It had earlier reported the magnitude as 6.3. A building at the Ateneo de Davao University was damaged following the quake, while mall-goers in Davao City were instructed by authorities to evacuate. (more...)
Theresa May: Salisbury suspects are 'Russian military intelligence' Theresa May: Salisbury suspects are 'Russian military intelligence'
- September 09, 2018

This was "part of a wider pattern of Russian behaviour that persistently seeks to undermine our security and that of our allies around the world", May said, promising further action to combat the GRU, and against Russia generally. - From there it is believed they travelled by train to London's Victoria station before taking the London Underground to Waterloo station and remaining in the area between approximately 6 p.m. (more...)
RSS says same-sex marriages unnatural RSS says same-sex marriages unnatural
- September 09, 2018

The issue of section 377 was first raised by an NGO, Naaz Foundation, which had in 2001 approached the Delhi High Court that had decriminalised sex between consenting adults of the same gender by holding the penal provision "illegal". every day of our life, judges also learn of the limitation of the work, which they do". In the combined judgement, CJI Misra and Justice Khanwilkar said that the law would not apply to consensual same sex acts between homosexuals, heterosexuals, lesbians and ... (more...)
Hamilton forecast calls for heavy rain starting Sunday Hamilton forecast calls for heavy rain starting Sunday
- September 09, 2018

Environment Canada said it may issue further warnings as there is "significant uncertainty" for the rain's path and timing. A few ripples could bring us light rain chances Sunday night and Monday night, but the overall trend is looking MUCH drier next week. (more...)
Woman Badly Hurt after Mistaking Dynamite for Candle During Power Outage Woman Badly Hurt after Mistaking Dynamite for Candle During Power Outage
- September 09, 2018

The woman's home - on Lindley Street in Bridgeport, Connecticut - had lost power after a thunderstorm Thursday night, and the family came back from a trip to Home Depot empty-handed, since the store was closed, WABC reported , citing the Bridgeport Fire Marshal's Office. (more...)
Australia, New Zealand send planes for North Korea sanctions watch Australia, New Zealand send planes for North Korea sanctions watch
- September 09, 2018

New Zealand Defense Minister Ron Mark said in a statement it would coordinate efforts with partners to counter North Korean activities that breach sanctions, in particular ship-to-ship transfers. Since US President Donald Trump's high-profile meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un this year, relations between their countries have cooled. (more...)
Trump to supporters: It'll be 'your fault' if he gets impeached Trump to supporters: It'll be 'your fault' if he gets impeached
- September 09, 2018

Very important thing". Democrats sought to block Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings from going forward. Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a frequent Trump critic and potential 2020 candidate, said earlier Thursday that it's time to remove Trump from office. (more...)
Barack Obama rebukes Donald Trump, calls out against `politics of fear`
- September 09, 2018

Saturday, following a stinging speech on Friday in which he criticized current US president Donald Trump . Trump said he fell asleep watching it. Republicans, and many naïve journalists, liked to attribute the hysterical right-wing backlash against Barack Obama to a sudden upsurge in fiscal conservatism. (more...)
White House eyes 12 potential authors behind anonymous op-ed White House eyes 12 potential authors behind anonymous op-ed
- September 09, 2018

A day earlier, Mr Trump's top lieutenants stepped forward to repudiate the op-ed in a show of loyalty to their incensed boss, who has ordered aides to unmask the writer. "The Times today is taking the rare step of publishing an anonymous Op-Ed essay". Since leaving office Obama has mainly stayed out of politics, but the rare attack on the Trump administration comes months before the US mid-term elections. (more...)
United States officials met Venezuela officers to discuss coup bid United States officials met Venezuela officers to discuss coup bid
- September 09, 2018

American officials met with the renegade Venezuelan military officers several times over the a year ago after the Venezuelan officers made contact, but Washington ultimately decided against supporting the coup, the two sources said. According to an ex-military commander in Venezuela, the USA dallied while coup plotters waited: "We were frustrated", he said. The collapse of Venezuela's oil-based economy under the increasingly authoritarian Maduro has led to dire shortages of food and medicine. (more...)
Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan quake Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan quake
- September 09, 2018

Officials say it killed at least 11 people. Aerial footage showed rescuers with dogs walking through the destruction. I thought my house was going to collapse. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS . Debris and water could be seen on the terminal floors. The risk of housing collapses and landslides had increased, he said, urging residents "to pay full attention to seismic activity and rainfall and not to go into risky areas". (more...)
Officer shoots, kills man after going into wrong apartment Officer shoots, kills man after going into wrong apartment
- September 09, 2018

A neighbor of Botham Shem Jean's - the man killed by a Dallas police officer on Thursday - says she took a video of the immediate aftermath of the shooting. Having been handed the reins to the investigation, the Rangers interviewed the officer, Hall said. "However, as we continued this investigation it became clear that we were dealing with what appears to be a much different and very unique situation". (more...)
Britain, Allies Urge Moscow To Accept 'Compelling Evidence' In Novichok Attack Britain, Allies Urge Moscow To Accept 'Compelling Evidence' In Novichok Attack
- September 09, 2018

Police revealed they know the airports, train stations, and hotels the suspects used before they attempted to kill Skripal, a former Russian intelligence officer convicted of spying for the West, and his daughter in their English hometown of Salisbury. (more...)
Senate concludes Kavanaugh hearing; confirmation likely Senate concludes Kavanaugh hearing; confirmation likely
- September 09, 2018

By contrast, recusing himself - and doing it now - would underscore that Kavanaugh will not risk being, or being seen as, the lackey of the president who appointed him. Kagan, incidentally, was the dean at Harvard Law School who hired Kavanaugh to teach there. He spoke against the nomination because of Kavanaugh's striking down Clean Air protections while on D.C. (more...)
Mother mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage Mother mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage
- September 09, 2018

It happened in Bridgeport on Thursday night. Police said power was out in the neighborhood because of thunderstorms. However, the store was closed. They thought that candles had been left in the home's basement by the previous occupants, before they purchased the property two years ago, the Hartford Courant reported. (more...)

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