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Lobbyists Sure Love Trump's Expensive Golf Courses for Some Reason Lobbyists Sure Love Trump's Expensive Golf Courses for Some Reason
- September 06, 2017

Trump's business interests have drawn criticism throughout his presidency. The reporters then started to compare those names to public websites where people can track their handicaps, like the US Golf Association site. Talking business out on the golf course is a cliche for a reason. The story amazed many in the media. Trump's US golf clubs are among the most lucrative outposts in his empire, bringing in about $600 million in 2015 and 2016, according to his financial disclosure reports . (more...)
Putin: North Koreans would rather Putin: North Koreans would rather "eat grass" than give up nukes
- September 06, 2017

More launches may be coming. "At the same time, it is clear that it is impossible to resolve the problem of the Korean peninsula only by sanctions and pressure", he said. In his talk with Putin, Moon asked Moscow to impose stronger economic sanctions on the North. Other measures could include preventing North Koreans from working overseas and adding top officials to a blacklist aimed at imposing asset freezes and travel bans. (more...)
Delaware Nat'l Guard continues Harvey relief work Delaware Nat'l Guard continues Harvey relief work
- September 06, 2017

Gov. Chris Christie announced Wednesday that more than 100 members of the 253rd Transportation Company, a Cape May-based squad outfitted with high-wheeled vehicles, will depart from their home armory in two stages. President Donald Trump says his administration is closely watching Hurricane Irma. "This is the National Guard at its best", praised Maj. He adds: "No rest for the tired!" It's on a path toward Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before possibly heading for Florida ... (more...)
NYC schools to open Thursday with free lunch for all NYC schools to open Thursday with free lunch for all
- September 06, 2017

When New York City public schools get back in session Thursday, lunch will be free of charge for every student. Who says there's no such thing as a free lunch? That translates to roughly $300 a year in savings per student. But in order to receive free lunch, a student's family will still have to fill out paperwork to request the meals, according to city officials. "We know that students can not learn or thrive in school if they are hungry all day", Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a news ... (more...)
Sen. Coons: White House Needs to Focus on North Korea Sen. Coons: White House Needs to Focus on North Korea
- September 06, 2017

Also, the USA has placed multiple embargos on North Korea, the latest of which was passed just last Saturday and would affect a third of North Korea's overall trade. South Korea said on Tuesday an agreement with its ally the United States to scrap a weight limit on its warheads would help it respond to North Korea's nuclear and missile threat. (more...)
Apache Junction principal arresting for luring young girls Apache Junction principal arresting for luring young girls
- September 06, 2017

A PCSO sex crimes detective conducted an undercover investigation and posed as a 14-year-old girl. Waggoner allegedly engaged in sexually inappropriate conversations and discussed engaging in sex acts with the undercover detective. " He seemed nice, but wow ". Told parent, Dorothy Reynolds , 'We're definitely going to want to know that he's being replaced, immediately' . At this time, school district officials said Waggoner is still an employee with the district, but is not ... (more...)
Tropical Storm Katia forms in the Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Katia forms in the Gulf of Mexico
- September 06, 2017

CDT (11 p.m. EDT) Tuesday. Katia is expected to threaten Mexico as a large area of dry, sinking air over Texas and Louisiana will keep the storm south of the continental United States for now, AccuWeather said. "A slightly faster west to west-northwest motion is expected during the next two days". The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 millibars. Katia is forecast to produce total rain accumulations of 5 to 10 inches over northern Veracruz, and 2 to 5 inches over far southern ... (more...)
Florida sheriff threatens arrests at Hurricane Irma shelters for fugitives Florida sheriff threatens arrests at Hurricane Irma shelters for fugitives
- September 06, 2017

Border Patrol tweeted on Sunday in response to an NPR reporter who posted a photo of a Border Patrol vehicle outside a shelter and said that was why immigrants didn't want to come. Some critics called the warning heartless, but the Sheriff's Office said it's the law. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd during a press conference. (more...)
Mamata Banerjee participates in candlelight vigil to condemn Lankesh's murder Mamata Banerjee participates in candlelight vigil to condemn Lankesh's murder
- September 06, 2017

Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani has condemned the murder. "An SIT has been formed, headed by an Inspector-General-level officer, to investigate the journalist killing", the Chief Minister told the media here after meeting top police officers at the state assembly Vidhan Soudha. (more...)
Trump Takes Democrats' Short-Term Debt Limit Deal on Harvey Aid Trump Takes Democrats' Short-Term Debt Limit Deal on Harvey Aid
- September 06, 2017

In the course of a relatively brief negotiating session at the White House, Trump largely sided with Democratic leaders as they pushed for the three-month deal. "Nothing can really capture just how big and wide this devastation is", Ryan said prior to the vote on the need for immediate relief funding. The plan would extend the US debt limit and funds to keep the government running through December 15, Democratic leaders said Wednesday. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation apologises for offensive Quran leaflet North Atlantic Treaty Organisation apologises for offensive Quran leaflet
- September 06, 2017

Dogs are considered unclean by many Muslims, and the military warned in a statement that they were expecting demonstrations as a result of the misstep. Anti-foreigner sentiments continue to be stoked by foreign forces stationed in Afghanistan through religious offences. "Take back your freedom from the terrorist dogs and cooperate with coalition forces so they can identify and eliminate your enemy", the leaflet read. (more...)
Governor McMaster Declares State of Emergency Governor McMaster Declares State of Emergency
- September 06, 2017

The powerful storm would then move inland, impacting areas as far away from the coast as the Midlands. The State Emergency Management Division is also holding a 2 p.m. That information is in the 2017 S.C. Hurricane Guide, now is available at all Walgreen's stores statewide, at all rest areas along interstates and for download at scemd.org. (more...)
Hurricane Irma hits Caribbean island of Barbuda Hurricane Irma hits Caribbean island of Barbuda
- September 06, 2017

Irma , considered the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history , was bearing down on the northeast Caribbean , following a path predicted to then rake Puerto Rico , the Dominican Republic , Haiti and Cuba before possibly heading for Florida. (more...)
Sisi signs nine MoUs in economic fields during Vietnam visit Sisi signs nine MoUs in economic fields during Vietnam visit
- September 06, 2017

In 2013, then army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sissi overthrew Mubarak's unpopular Islamist successor Mohamed Morsi, unleashing a bloody crackdown on his Muslim Brotherhood movement. The government has called them "isolated incidents". Egypt's history of torture stretches back more than three decades, and Human Rights Watch first recorded the practices documented in this report as early as 1992. (more...)
Spain and Serbia close in on World Cup Spain and Serbia close in on World Cup
- September 06, 2017

I miss you too much, ' Campello said as she took to Instagram to post a sentimental message accompanied by photos of the pair. The Serbs who finished following the expulsion of Maksimovic (68), now have 4 points ahead of Wales , winner in Moldova (0-2), and 5 units over Eire. (more...)
Corbyn orders his MPs not to vote for European Union withdrawal bill Corbyn orders his MPs not to vote for European Union withdrawal bill
- September 06, 2017

The Labour Party is expected to push for changes to the bill, which aims at ensuring that European Union law no longer applies to Britain. Labour is set to order its MPs to vote against the Government's Brexit repeal bill , a meeting of the party's senior figures has agreed. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Swipes At Joe Biden In New Book Hillary Clinton Swipes At Joe Biden In New Book
- September 06, 2017

According to extracts from her soon-to-be-published book,"What Happened", which have been posted online by a group of Clinton supporters , Hillary Clinton has accused Sanders of paving the way for Donald Trump's "Crooked Hillary" campaign. (more...)
Duterte vows to pursue case vs cops in Arnaiz slay Duterte vows to pursue case vs cops in Arnaiz slay
- September 06, 2017

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has placed the parents of Carl Angelo Arnaiz, under the witness protection program (WPP). Duterte, in his speech during the 60th anniversary celebration of the Social Security System (SSS) in Quezon City Wednesday, said he was late in the said event because he first had to meet with the parents of the slain student. (more...)
Alabama LB Christian Miller suffers biceps tear, could miss season Alabama LB Christian Miller suffers biceps tear, could miss season
- September 06, 2017

They both made significant improvement. Needless to say, Nick Saban's famed depth will be tested early in the 2017 season. Saban was uncertain about the return of Evans and Jennings, but they are out for this week's game against Jeff Tedford's Bulldogs, who opened their season with a 66-0 win over Incarnate Word, a Championship Subdivision school from San Antonio. (more...)
Conway rips so-called 'feminists' over Melania heels uproar: 'Show some respect' Conway rips so-called 'feminists' over Melania heels uproar: 'Show some respect'
- September 06, 2017

Melania Trump departed for Texas wearing stilettos, again. He defied criticism, but later, in order to wash away her sins, the wife of the president changed into a casual outfit and worked her ass off, carrying boxes of food and talking with the victims. (more...)
U.S. scraps young immigrants scheme U.S. scraps young immigrants scheme
- September 06, 2017

Obama wanted to get approval of the Dream Act before the end of the lame-duck Congress in 2010, in hopes of providing a path to legal status for certain young undocumented immigrants who came to the US illegally as children . "Such an open-ended circumvention of immigration laws was an unconstitutional use of authority by the executive branch", Sessions said of Obama executive order. (more...)
Labour confirms it will whip MPs to vote against EU Withdrawal Bill Labour confirms it will whip MPs to vote against EU Withdrawal Bill
- September 06, 2017

Labour's position on Brexit has shifted in recent weeks, with shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer adopting a longer transition model, in which Britain would stay within the single market for a longer period - perhaps indefinitely should a compromise on free movement be struck - so as to lessen the economic shock . (more...)
Trump's approval rating in NY drops to new low Trump's approval rating in NY drops to new low
- September 06, 2017

A majority of NY voters believe Confederate statues or memorials should stay up, according to a new poll, amid pleas for statues of Southern Civil War icons to be taken down nationwide. Almost six in 10 people say Trump is doing a "poor" job. Half of voters, 50 percent, gave him an "F" grade for his handling of the Charlottesville events. (more...)
How courts put the brakes on Texas voter discrimination How courts put the brakes on Texas voter discrimination
- September 06, 2017

Judge Gonzales Ramos had issued the permanent injunction against a subsequent voter ID law on August 23, calling it a "poll tax" on minority voters. A federal court ruled Tuesday that a weakened Texas voter identification policy used in the 2016 presidential contest can remain in place for upcoming November elections, the latest twist in a years-long court battle over the state's controversial voter ID laws. (more...)
FEMA grants Texas request for disaster loans after Harvey
- September 06, 2017

Numerous thousands who fled their homes during the storm may no longer have access to prescription drugs or medical equipment or be able see their family doctor or specialist. Republicans and Democrats returning to Washington after a month-long break will need to put differences aside in order to approve an aid package. Ten semi trucks filled with much-needed items for victims arrived in Houston Sunday, collected in Pewaukee, Madison and Janesville. (more...)