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Severe thunderstorm warning for Guelph, surrounding area Severe thunderstorm warning for Guelph, surrounding area
- September 06, 2017

The long weekend may end with some severe active weather in and around the city, according to Environment Canada. In a hazardous weather statement, the National Weather Service said there is a risk for strong, severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon. (more...)
Teacher Makes Students Remove Trump Apparel, Says It's 'Neo-Nazi' Slogan Teacher Makes Students Remove Trump Apparel, Says It's 'Neo-Nazi' Slogan
- September 06, 2017

The school district has apologized , saying the teacher "inappropriately shared her personal opinion about the campaign slogan during class". "Just like you can not wear a swastika in school, you can not wear [Make America Great Again] like that", Lyn Orletsky told her students during a math class at the school Thursday. (more...)
Queiroz considers Syria match very important in World Cup qualification Queiroz considers Syria match very important in World Cup qualification
- September 06, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min said Tuesday South Korea will come up with a better attack at the FIFA World Cup next year, after the team struggled to muster much offense en route to qualifying for the tournament. The result dealt a major blow to Australia's chances of being one of the two automatic qualifiers from Group B after their first defeat in the final round of Asian qualifiers. (more...)
White House moves to end Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program White House moves to end Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program
- September 06, 2017

Immigrants and activists gathered outside Trump Tower Tuesday to protest the president's decision to rescind a program created to protect people who came to the country illegally as children. Attorney General Sessions made the announcement Tuesday morning, saying the program "denied jobs to hundreds of thousands of Americans by allowing those same illegal aliens to take those jobs". (more...)
Schneider to take control of Aveva Schneider to take control of Aveva
- September 06, 2017

The announcement, which follows two failed attempts to unite the companies over the past two years , sent Aveva shares soaring by 24pc in early trading. The merged group said it was in the process of seeking a new chief executive with experience of running a global software business. Some £550 million of cash is being contributed by Schneider Electric and £100m of excess cash on AVEVA's balance sheet will be distributed to existing AVEVA shareholders at or around completion - expected ... (more...)
Protesters in Minneapolis march against rescinding of DACA Protesters in Minneapolis march against rescinding of DACA
- September 06, 2017

NY and Washington had already threatened lawsuits to preserve the program, which the Trump administration plans to end in six months . Teresa said they left Mexico 17 years ago for her children's safety and education. Senator James Lankford released a statement , "It is right for there to be consequences for those who intentionally entered this country illegally. (more...)
IISc ranked highest from India, overall ranking falls IISc ranked highest from India, overall ranking falls
- September 06, 2017

While Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has been ranked the highest among all the other Indian universities, it ranks in the 251-300 slot. The university was awarded a the first ever silver award by the Teaching Excellence Framework for excellent teaching and learning across higher education in the UK. (more...)
NEDA for development, 'Congress-mukt' northeast: BJP NEDA for development, 'Congress-mukt' northeast: BJP
- September 06, 2017

Sarma is the Convener of NEDA, which is a coalition between the BJP and various regional political parties of the northeast. Several of the allies though had a mixed feeling about the meet, most BJP leaders hailed the NEDA initiative. There has been change in the policy for the North-east under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi . "Out of the total 2337 polling stations in the State, we have been able to form polling committees only in about 1410 of them". (more...)
ED attaches Misa Bharti's Delhi farmhouse ED attaches Misa Bharti's Delhi farmhouse
- September 06, 2017

The Central Investigation Agency said that the farmhouse belongs to Misa and her husband Shailesh Kumar and is named after Ms Mishail Packers and Printers Private Limited. The sprawling building was allegedly bought by the laundered money funneled through a shell company. A probe revealed that Agrawal, the chartered accountant arrested in April along with the Jains, had provided Rs 90 lakh in cash to the brothers in advance to invest in Mishail Packers as share premium. (more...)
The Bob Menendez corruption trial sure won't be boring The Bob Menendez corruption trial sure won't be boring
- September 06, 2017

The trial, which is expected to last six to eight weeks, hinges not necessarily on the concrete evidence that the government has collected, but rather on subjective questions about intent, friendship and "official acts". Bob McDonnell , a Republican, had initially been found guilty of corruption charges arising from gifts, money and loans from a Virginia businessman. (more...)
Spicer to Hit Paid Speaking Circuit Spicer to Hit Paid Speaking Circuit
- September 06, 2017

Spicer, who resigned as President Trump's spokesman in July, will join the Worldwide Speakers Group , Politico reported on Tuesday. It's nearly as good as Saturday Night Live's free version. "Sean is a lifelong Republican operative who worked his way up through the ranks and whom colleagues know as relentless, quick-witted and good-humored", his biography states. (more...)
Valentino Rossi To Miss Upcoming San Marino GP Valentino Rossi To Miss Upcoming San Marino GP
- September 06, 2017

In that case, the replacement rider will most likely be Katsuyuki Nakasuga, who is a test rider for the Movistar Yamaha team. Vinales is now in third place in the standings, 13 points behind Andrea Dovizioso of Ducati Team. LCR Honda's MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow has undergone surgery for a severed tendon in his finger. In a statement released on the team's official website , Yamaha said: "The whole of Yamaha wishes Valentino Rossi a speedy recovery and hopes to see him back on his ... (more...)
Sweden is deporting blind 106-year-old grandmother back to Afghanistan Sweden is deporting blind 106-year-old grandmother back to Afghanistan
- September 06, 2017

Bibihal Uzbeki's son and grandson carried her on their backs as they fled from Kunduz in northeastern Afghanistan via Iran and Turkey in the hopes of finding haven in Europe. Her rejection letter came during Ramadan. "My sisters were crying", explained 22-year-old Mohammed Uzbeki. People whose applications are rejected are allowed up to three appeals, a process that can take a long time. (more...)
Lee Descendant Resigns From Church After Blasting White Supremacy on MTV Lee Descendant Resigns From Church After Blasting White Supremacy on MTV
- September 06, 2017

At the VMA's, the fourth-great-nephew of Robert E. Lee introduced Susan Bro ― the mother of slain Charlottesville counter protester, Heather Heyer ― and said it was his "duty to speak out against racism, America's original sin", and advocated for viewers to "confront racism and white supremacy head on". (more...)
Kolkata Police denies role in 'no permission' for Mohan Bhagwat event Kolkata Police denies role in 'no permission' for Mohan Bhagwat event
- September 06, 2017

General secretary of the Trust, Rantideb Sengupta, told The Indian Express that the authorities cancelled the booking last Thursday despite all formalities being done. " Mohan Bhagwat ji was supposed to deliver the lecture and the Governor of West Bengal is supposed to precise the meeting", he told ANI. The state Public Works Department (PWD) informed BJP's state unit that the stadium space would not be available for the programme due to PWD work scheduled there and mentioned same for ... (more...)
Harvey's floods provide warning for Colorado homeowners and renters Harvey's floods provide warning for Colorado homeowners and renters
- September 06, 2017

Even with caps on annual increases, premiums for flood insurance have risen in recent years, and more property owners in MA found themselves in need of the insurance after the Federal Emergency Management Agency redrew flood zones in 2013. (more...)
Catalan parliament paves the way for independence vote Catalan parliament paves the way for independence vote
- September 06, 2017

The parliamentary session opened with an intense debate between pro-independence and pro-unity parties. The populous, north-eastern region, with its capital Barcelona, has a strong national identity with its own language and traditions, although polls show support for self-rule waning as Spain's economy improves. (more...)
Iran Deal 'Designed to Be Too Big to Fail — Trump's UN Envoy Iran Deal 'Designed to Be Too Big to Fail — Trump's UN Envoy
- September 06, 2017

Haley would not say what she would recommend to Trump, but she said other countries were willing to turn a blind eye to Iran's violations in the interest of preserving the 2015 deal. Haley then warned for what would not be the last time that we shouldn't just assume that the Iranians were "doing the right thing". "What I am saying is should he decide to decertify, he has grounds to stand on", Haley said. (more...)
JD (U) leaders submitted memorandum to scrap Sharad Yadav's RS membership JD (U) leaders submitted memorandum to scrap Sharad Yadav's RS membership
- September 06, 2017

Yadav has been at odds with the party since its leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar chose to ally with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Yadav has been openly supporting the RJD and the Congress through various forums. Therefore, it was a fit case for disqualification under schedule 10 of its constitution. Yadav and Anwar invited the party leadership's wrath after they violated the party's diktat against attending the RJD's "Desh Bachao, BJP Bhagao" rally in Patna on August 27. (more...)
President Trump Is Reportedly 'Crushed' Over The Departure Of His Longtime Bodyguard President Trump Is Reportedly 'Crushed' Over The Departure Of His Longtime Bodyguard
- September 06, 2017

However, the ascension of John Kelly to chief of staff may have accelerated Schiller's exit, for Kelly brought a measure of professionalism to White House operations that scuffed Schiller, who was no longer allowed into the Oval Office at any time, and now sees his job as redundant. (more...)
'Hatch hit her': Inventor tells court how journalist died on his submarine 'Hatch hit her': Inventor tells court how journalist died on his submarine
- September 06, 2017

After initially claiming he had dropped Wall off at the port before the craft suffered a malfunction that caused it to sink, Madsen changed his story and told the cops the reporter had died earlier that evening and that he had buried her at sea. (more...)
Defamation case by Jaitley: Delhi HC fines Kejriwal for delay in response Defamation case by Jaitley: Delhi HC fines Kejriwal for delay in response
- September 06, 2017

During a cross-examination by Jethmalani of the Union Minister before Joint Registrar in the Delhi high court on May 17, Jethmalani had used the term crook to which the senior BJP leader took offence and filed a civil defamation case . October 12 has been set as the next date of hearing. This is the additional defamation suit of Rs 10 crore that Jaitley has filed against Kejriwal, an offshoot of the previous defamation case (also Rs 10 crore) that Jaitley had filed against Kejriwal and ... (more...)
Britain considers tough curbs on European Union migration Britain considers tough curbs on European Union migration
- September 06, 2017

The leaked papers suggest a policy that would break the link between temporary migration from European Union member countries and the right to settle permanently in Britain. Yvette Cooper, who chairs the Home Affairs Select Committee of MPs, added: "This document seems to contradict the Home Secretary's decision just over a month ago to ask the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to provide all the evidence to underpin a new immigration policy". (more...)
Disturbance over at Kansas prison; minor injuries reported Disturbance over at Kansas prison; minor injuries reported
- September 06, 2017

Tuesday. This might give support to a tweet by a state employees union that buildings were set on fire. He said all of the inmates were "secured" just after midnight but had no other details. The Kansas Department of Corrections has confirmed that an inmate disturbance occurred at a state prison in western Kansas and that local law enforcement officers are on the scene. (more...)
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...)