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Germany hails Putin call for peacekeepers in Donbas Germany hails Putin call for peacekeepers in Donbas
- September 06, 2017

Earlier in the day, Putin said Russian Federation may ask the United Nations to send peacekeepers to the frontline area in eastern Ukraine in order to ensure the safety of global observers, who monitor a cease-fire. "Today we dispatched a corresponding draft resolution to the UN Security Council's President and UN Secretary-General". Ukraine - which has previously called for United Nations peacekeepers to be sent in - accuses Russian Federation of being behind the insurgency that has gripped ... (more...)
Bus drivers, police on lookout for stop arm scofflaws Bus drivers, police on lookout for stop arm scofflaws
- September 06, 2017

Steve Hale has seen more than his share of close calls as a school bus driver. Students are taught to watch the bus driver for a thumbs up or other signal that it's safe to cross. Pay attention and slow down . "It's also very good income for a lot of college students". "Driving around a stopped bus, whether their lights are on or not", causes problems, she said. (more...)
Trump scraps 'Dreamer' immigration program Trump scraps 'Dreamer' immigration program
- September 06, 2017

An estimated 800,000 people have received DACA protection in the five years since it was instituted, including almost 8,000 from India, according to the USA customs and immigration services, and an additional 14,000 who were eligible, says the Migration Policy Institute, which tracks immigration. (more...)
Tuesday morning update Irma now a category 5 hurricane Tuesday morning update Irma now a category 5 hurricane
- September 06, 2017

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico as a risky major hurricane later in the week. At the National Weather Service in Columbia, forecasters said they're still monitoring Hurricane Irma in their 9 a.m., advisory . People are preparing for the strongest Atlantic hurricane since Rita in 2005, and one that comes on the heels of Harvey ravaging Texas less than two weeks ago. (more...)
Police say Edmonton man wanted for murder in Montreal woman's death Police say Edmonton man wanted for murder in Montreal woman's death
- September 06, 2017

He was sentenced to 42 months in prison and prohibited from owning firearms for 10 years. Later Tuesday, Victoria police said investigators in Edmonton told them Tessman had travelled to the city by bus over the long weekend. "We're aware that she led a high-risk lifestyle, but the focus today is not on the victim but on finding Mr. Tessman". Maurice's killing is the city's 36th homicide of 2017, although police do not include in their count a fatal police shooting during a traffic stop ... (more...)
Woman gets stuck in window trying to retrieve poop on Tinder date Woman gets stuck in window trying to retrieve poop on Tinder date
- September 06, 2017

The woman, an amateur gymnast who was not named, was left hanging upside down in the toilet window of Mr Liam Smith's shared house in Bristol . After our meal, we repaired back to my house for a bottle of wine and a scientology doccumentary. (more...)
Modi to discuss Rohingya issue on Myanmar trip Modi to discuss Rohingya issue on Myanmar trip
- September 06, 2017

With the PM visiting Myanmar, Amnesty International on Tuesday urged him to push the country's leadership to provide assistance to Rohingyas in the violence-hit Rakhine state. The Modi visit will come as a boon for Myanmar's beleaguered government as it fights huge worldwide pressure to open up the Rakhine state for United Nations inspection. (more...)
SLCPD officer fired from part-time job after he cuffed, arrested nurse SLCPD officer fired from part-time job after he cuffed, arrested nurse
- September 06, 2017

The patient Wubbels sought to protect was 43-year-old William Gray, a truck driver who is also a reserve officer with the police department in Rigby, Idaho. Dash camera footage of the high-speed pursuit shows suspect Marco Torres fleeing from police before swerving into oncoming traffic and striking Gray's truck head-on. (more...)
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Declares City Schools a 'Trump-Free Zone' Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Declares City Schools a 'Trump-Free Zone'
- September 06, 2017

Emanuel noted that he has hosted dreamers at his home for dinner in the past, and "you can see in their eyes and hear in their voices how much it means to them to be a part of the fabric of America". "And I want you to know this, and I want your families to know this. And rest assured, I want you to come to school ... and pursue your dreams". The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) avoided a downgrade of its already low B3 credit rating with Moody's Investors Service, which affirmed the rating on ... (more...)
National gas price average makes biggest jump since 2005 National gas price average makes biggest jump since 2005
- September 06, 2017

The Pittsburgh average was about 24 cents per gallon higher than the $2.64 national average. In Minnesota, we're paying about 28 cents per gallon more for gas than we did past year at this time. In Ohio, the average rose from $2.30 to $2.53 and in Kentucky from $2.30 to $2.65. Hurricane Harvey is now blamed for hitting North Country pocketbooks, with gas prices jumping over the past week. (more...)
McCain: 'Decision to eliminate DACA is the wrong approach to immigration policy' McCain: 'Decision to eliminate DACA is the wrong approach to immigration policy'
- September 06, 2017

Under the Obama-era program undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S.as minors can apply for a renewable two-year work permit that would protect them from deportation. Former President Barack Obama signed the DACA executive order, which protected Colotl and others like her from deportation. "They didn't come here on their own will, their parents brought them here". (more...)
Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce CEO: I'd Resign From WH Council Over DACA Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce CEO: I'd Resign From WH Council Over DACA
- September 06, 2017

On Tuesday he resigned from President Trump's National Diversity Coalition. "The National Diversity Coalition never formally met - a stark sign of the President's lack of interest in our work", Palomarez wrote. promises. Rescinding DACA fulfills his campaign pledge to prioritize American workers and to crack down on illegal immigration, but Trump has said "we love the Dreamers" and that he was eager to treat them with "heart". (more...)
Key rematch awaits No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes, No. 5 Oklahoma Sooners Key rematch awaits No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes, No. 5 Oklahoma Sooners
- September 06, 2017

The Cy-Hawk Trophy game between Iowa State and Iowa in Ames is another that can lift the Big 12 because the Hawkeyes are one of the stronger teams in the Big Ten West. The Buckeyes allowed IN to run for just 17 yards IN the blowout win. The true freshman from Texas started against the Hoosiers when the coaches decided before the game to sit returning starter Mike Weber because of a lingering hamstring issue unless he was absolutely needed in the game. (more...)
Stock is down at $6.18 (IRET) IRET Announces Distributions for the… Stock is down at $6.18 (IRET) IRET Announces Distributions for the…
- September 06, 2017

Shares saw a steep increase in trading volume of 191.94% over the normal average daily volume. Shares of AXIS REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST (5106.KL) have seen the needle move 0.00% or 0.00 in the most recent session. The firm has "Buy" rating by DA Davidson given on Friday, September 18. The ex-dividend date was set for Wednesday the 28th of June 2017. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, December 7. (more...)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: 'Compare it to Katrina' Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: 'Compare it to Katrina'
- September 06, 2017

Flooding danger is far from over in places such as Beaumont, Texas, a city of 118,000 dealing with a cruel juxtaposition: inundated in spots with floodwater as its residents lack flowing tap water because two pumps there failed. The total population and geographic range affected by Harvey could surpass Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy combined, he said. The Texans' safety says it's volunteers like this that keep Houston strong. (more...)
Police reminding motorists that school zones go into effect today Police reminding motorists that school zones go into effect today
- September 06, 2017

Police say it's one of the busiest times of year for this kind of enforcement and officers will be taking a zero-tolerance approach when it comes to student safety. ·Stay alert when crossing the street and watch for traffic, even if you have the right of way. If there is no sidewalk available, children should walk facing traffic and be especially cautious of vehicles when crossing at crosswalks. (more...)
Florida declares state of emergency with eye on Category 4 Irma Florida declares state of emergency with eye on Category 4 Irma
- September 06, 2017

Irma doesn't get picked up and turned north at all... missing the connection to the upper trough/jet... making landfall possibly in Florida and possibly moving as far west as the eastern Gulf of Mexico. However the NHC warned that it was too early to forecast Irma's exact path or effects on the continental US. A hurricane of this strength could cause "catastrophic" outcomes, including uprooted trees, downed power lines, water and electricity outages and significant property damage ... (more...)
East Europe can't refuse refugees: court
- September 06, 2017

Hungary and Slovakia had asked the court to annul the scheme, claiming that "adoption of the decision was vitiated by errors of a procedural nature or arising from the choice of an inappropriate legal basis". The top court upheld the right of European Union institutions to "respond effectively and swiftly to an emergency situation characterised by a sudden inflow of displaced persons". (more...)
Trump adds to uncertainty, says he may 'revisit' DACA in 6 months Trump adds to uncertainty, says he may 'revisit' DACA in 6 months
- September 06, 2017

About a hundred protesters gathered in downtown Anchorage to oppose the decision. The protest was organized by the left-leaning group Indivisible Anchorage, which is part of a network of groups that popped up to oppose President Trump's agenda. (more...)
Animal victims of Hurricane Harvey still urgently need support Animal victims of Hurricane Harvey still urgently need support
- September 06, 2017

They were all in shelters before this disaster and need loving homes . Donations can be made online or by sending a check to the Humane Society at 20384 Harrison Ave.in Covington. For more information, visit www.memphishumane.org, call 901- 937-3900 or visit the facility at 935 Farm Road. Through Saturday, adopting a dog over 30 pounds is free at the Humane Society of North Texas. (more...)
People Died In Missouri Road Accidents Over Labor Day Weekend People Died In Missouri Road Accidents Over Labor Day Weekend
- September 06, 2017

Troopers did investigate six crashes and three injuries. Eighty-four people had been killed in crashes so far in 2017 compared to 73 victims at this point previous year. Last year, that total was 299. In 2016, there were 10 boating crashes which included zero fatalities and 10 injuries. Troopers also have made at least 14 arrests for boating while intoxicated. (more...)
What is DACA? A look at immigrant program repealed by Donald Trump What is DACA? A look at immigrant program repealed by Donald Trump
- September 06, 2017

The tweet comes after Trump and his administration officials assailed DACA , which was implemented in 2012 by President Barack Obama , as "unlawful and unconstitutional and can not be successfully defended in court". People who miss the October deadline will be disqualified from renewing their permission to remain in the country and could face deportation, although the Trump administration has said it will not actively provide their information to immigration authorities. (more...)
California Colleges Undaunted by Trump's Decision to Phase Out DACA California Colleges Undaunted by Trump's Decision to Phase Out DACA
- September 06, 2017

He also stressed support for "all students at our institutions". The University does not track students' immigration status or DACA recipients , and UTPD does not inquire about students' status. "They have gone to medical school, law school, and graduate school in numerous disciplines; and they are actively contributing to their local communities and economies by working, volunteering, and paying taxes". (more...)
Local fast food workers to strike for $15 minimum wage Local fast food workers to strike for $15 minimum wage
- September 06, 2017

Fast-food workers organized with Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (an organization dedicated to "building the power and leadership of low-wage workers", according to its site) for a rally in the morning and a day-long strike. Attendees included Rev. Jesse Jackson , former Gov. The rallies started early at a McDonalds in Pilsen. Fifteen. When do we want it? Now. "Fight for $15" and "Unionize" resonated in 300 cities around the U.S.as workers and allies chanted and marched on ... (more...)
Sessions announces end to DACA in six months Sessions announces end to DACA in six months
- September 06, 2017

However, too often the media, politicians, and well-intentioned allies demand immigrants and their stories to fit a particular narrative that promotes the idea of a "model immigrant". "I have to deal with a lot of politicians, don't forget, and I have to convince them that what I'm saying is right..." And although there are elements of the president's base and hard-liners within his administration who want him to end DACA , I think scrapping it would rank among the most divisive things the ... (more...)

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