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Cleveland Cavaliers Unveil New Home Court Design Cleveland Cavaliers Unveil New Home Court Design
- September 07, 2017

In a heartfelt farewell to Boston on the Players' Tribune website , Isaiah Thomas writes about getting the news of the trade , how "it still hurts" and how he "wanted to be the Celtics version of Brady and Ortiz". In the new court design, designed by the Cavaliers graphics team and constructed by Cincinnati Floor Company, the Cavaliers opted to spotlight "The Shield", which the team says represents the Cavs' commitment to "Defend The Land" and is a nod to the resilience of the ... (more...)
China Agrees More UN Actions Needed Against NKorea After Nuclear Test China Agrees More UN Actions Needed Against NKorea After Nuclear Test
- September 07, 2017

Kim Jong Sik was elevated into the dictator's inner military circle after the successful launch of a Unha-3 rocket in December 2012, according to an expert on North Korea . It also suggests freezing the assets of the reclusive country's government and its leader, Kim Jong Un, as well as banning him and other officials from traveling. (more...)
Woman's body stuffed in suitcase, dumped near bridge Woman's body stuffed in suitcase, dumped near bridge
- September 07, 2017

However, in the night, they chose to halt at the co-accused, Akshay Valode's Ambernath residence on the outskirts of Mumbai , police added. Both the accused, a Nikhilesh Patil (24) and Akshay Valode (25), have been arrested. Nikhilesh and Akshay then took turns raping the girl. "The scared duo narrated the ordeal to Nilesh", said Vinit Chaudhari, police inspector, Ratnagiri city police station. (more...)
Cosmo DiNardo, Sean Kratz Appear In Court After Pennsylvania Murders Cosmo DiNardo, Sean Kratz Appear In Court After Pennsylvania Murders
- September 07, 2017

DiNardo's cousin, Sean Kratz , who is also charged in the crimes, is scheduled to appear in county court in Doylestown this afternoon. Instead, police allege, the men were robbed, shot, killed and buried. Kratz and DiNardo each allegedly shot Finocchiaro on the DiNardo family farm on July 7, again after arranging to sell the victim marijuana. Dinardo said little during the brief video hearing. (more...)
Cigarette ignites vehicle air freshener, causes explosion Cigarette ignites vehicle air freshener, causes explosion
- September 07, 2017

An Essex County Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said the accidental blast followed a build-up of gases from an aerosol air freshener and caused "significant damage" to the vehicle. "They treated one patient of unknown age and gender for minor injuries". Fire services and police were called to the scene of the explosion in Fossetts Park which has completely blown the roof and doors off the Ford Focus. (more...)
Taco Bell employees fatally shoot armed robber Taco Bell employees fatally shoot armed robber
- September 07, 2017

Police had initially said they believed one of the suspects had accidentally shot the other. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office on Thursday said the man killed was 24-year-old De'Carlo Jackson. The unidentified man was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead. "Taco Bell and Sigma Bell, LLC., the franchise owner of this Cleveland, Ohio location, are shocked this happened at the restaurant". (more...)
Officer-involved shooting in Huntington Beach; Suspect and cop hurt Officer-involved shooting in Huntington Beach; Suspect and cop hurt
- September 07, 2017

Thursday. That's when an officer-involved shooting occurred, Huntington Beach police said. They were both then transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. It was not known if the second officer was transported. He reports that "all are in stable condition". Stick around and refresh the page for more developments... (more...)
Turkey's economy minister defends predecessor over Iran sanctions charges Turkey's economy minister defends predecessor over Iran sanctions charges
- September 07, 2017

The case had already raised tensions between USA and Turkish officials, who have suggested that the probe is politically motivated. The new charges expand the prosecution of Turkish-Iranian trader and financier Reza Zarrab and Halkbank executive Mehmet Hakan Atilla, ahead of their trial scheduled for October 30. (more...)
Iowa Students Disciplined For Posting Photo Wearing KKK Hoods With Burning Cross Iowa Students Disciplined For Posting Photo Wearing KKK Hoods With Burning Cross
- September 07, 2017

He told WOI-TV in Des Moines that the students involved have been disciplined, though he wouldn't say what type of punishment. A group of five Iowa high school students are facing discipline after they posted a racist photo on social media. (more...)
Now is not time to talk to N Now is not time to talk to N
- September 07, 2017

China's state media outlet, CCTV, said Wednesday that Xi expressed China's commitment to denuclearize the Korean peninsula and called for a peaceful settlement during their phone call earlier in the day. Moon said the leaders agreed that reducing regional tension and "quickly solving" the security challenges posed by North Korea's nuclear and missile program were critical. (more...)
Death toll from Harvey rises to at least 60 Death toll from Harvey rises to at least 60
- September 07, 2017

More than 80,000 people have signed a petition to rename a Houston highway after Texans star JJ Watt, who has been instrumental in raising millions to help Hurricane Harvey victims. But some weather models show Irma entering the Gulf of Mexico, where Harvey dealt a major blow to the most important energy hub in the United States, taking up to one-fourth of the country's oil refining capacity offline and driving up fuel prices. (more...)
States accuse Trump of bias in immigration decision States accuse Trump of bias in immigration decision
- September 07, 2017

Most grew up speaking English - which critics sometimes demand of immigrants - and this is the only home they've known. The announcement came one day after US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the program was rescinded, which potentially put about 800,000 illegal immigrants at the danger of deportation . (more...)
UN Rights Council neglects duty to probe atrocities in Yemen UN Rights Council neglects duty to probe atrocities in Yemen
- September 07, 2017

According to the United Nations reports, the Saudi-led coalition responsible for more than half of casualties. The report also indicates that The Popular Committees affiliated with the Houthis [Al Jazeera backgrounder] and army units loyal to former President Abdullah Saleh [Al Jazeera profile] are responsible for recruiting approximately 67 percent of the 1,702 cases of child soldiers. (more...)
Protesters rally outside congressman's office to protest DACA decision Protesters rally outside congressman's office to protest DACA decision
- September 07, 2017

All three described how they came to the USA and why they believe it's important to set up a DACA replacement. Trump tweeted: " Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do)". Emanuel had urged him to establish an Illinois Bill of Rights for undocumented immigrants, but Rauner said: "I do not believe this challenge for these children can be addressed on a state-by-state basis". (more...)
Japan warns NKorea about future Japan warns NKorea about future
- September 07, 2017

And to be more precise, I think it is impossible at all", he added. Seoul has hardened its stance against Pyongyang after its torrent of weapons tests, the latest a detonation Sunday of what North Korea said was a thermonuclear weapon built for missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland. (more...)
South Korea's Moon, Putin on the same page over North Korea
- September 07, 2017

The State Department made that demand after Moscow ordered the United States to cut its diplomatic personnel in Russian Federation to 455 by September 1, which Putin said meant cutting 755 personnel, in retaliation for a new US law that strengthened USA sanctions against Russian Federation. (more...)
Suspected al Shabaab militants behead four in northern Kenya Suspected al Shabaab militants behead four in northern Kenya
- September 07, 2017

According to the administrator, the attackers were armed with AK 47 riffles and went from house to house ordering residents to come out of their houses before they beheaded three men. We are yet to establish whether those who carried out the attacks were really Al-Shabaab. The attack happened on the Lamu-Garsen highway, police said. (more...)
Dhinakaran mounts pressure on Palaniswami, meets guv and seeks floor test Dhinakaran mounts pressure on Palaniswami, meets guv and seeks floor test
- September 07, 2017

Following this, S Rajendran, whip of the AIADMK (Amma) faction in the State Assembly, recommended to Speaker P Dhanapal that action should be taken against the 21 MLAs. Sources said until Wednesday night, Jakkaiyan had demanded the post of headquarters secretary or presidium chairman of the party in the event of Dhinakaran taking over the party, but chose to join the rivals. (more...)
Randgold Resources Limited (RRS) PT Raised to GBX 7800 Randgold Resources Limited (RRS) PT Raised to GBX 7800
- September 07, 2017

RSI oscillates between zero and 100. It has been assigned a low target price of $18 and a high target price of $40. If there is no relationship between the trading volume and the price of a security, this may be the warning sign of weakness in the current trend and a possible reversal. (more...)
USFK adds 4 launchers to THAAD as protesters clash with police USFK adds 4 launchers to THAAD as protesters clash with police
- September 07, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for talks with North Korea, saying sanctions are not a solution. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity, citing department rules. They claim the U.S. THAAD system on the peninsula will further destabilize regional security and will be used to expand Washington's military influence. (more...)
Japan lawmakers urge more North Korea sanctions Japan lawmakers urge more North Korea sanctions
- September 07, 2017

The White House said the two leaders spoke via telephone to address North Korea's claim last week that it tested a hydrogen bomb. "President Trump reiterated that now is not the time to talk to North Korea, and made clear that all options remain open to defend the United States and its allies against North Korean aggression", the White House readout on the call with Ms May stated. (more...)
After protest, Rocori school district reverses ban on flag display After protest, Rocori school district reverses ban on flag display
- September 07, 2017

Students show up with flags after Ricori High School bans them. "It has generated a conversation with high school administrators and students, not just the ones involved here, but many kids across the high school", Staska said. He says school administrators are responsible for creating a safe and respectful environment for all students while balancing rights to free speech. "If you could have a protest, you would want one like what the students did today", Staska said. (more...)
U.S. defense chief Mattis threatens 'massive military response' if North Korea attacks U.S. defense chief Mattis threatens 'massive military response' if North Korea attacks
- September 07, 2017

Later in another tweet, he added "stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea", including China, which boats the world's second largest economy, might be another option. Earlier Sunday, Trump had said on Twitter, "South Korea is finding, as I have told them, that their talk of appeasement with North Korea will not work, they only understand one thing!" Trump tweeted that the United States is considering "stopping all trade with any country doing business with North ... (more...)
Sanctions against North Korea won't solve Korean peninsula crisis, says China Sanctions against North Korea won't solve Korean peninsula crisis, says China
- September 07, 2017

Yesterday the USA envoy to the United Nations said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was " begging for war ". "Whipping up military hysteria - this will lead to no good", he said. Tuesday over its treatment of the Russian diplomatic mission in the country. South Korean government officials explained that Moon also highlighted the worsening situation on the Korean Peninsula and added , "It is important to prevent the situation from going out of control". (more...)
Girl 'playing' Blue Whale jumps into lake, rescued Girl 'playing' Blue Whale jumps into lake, rescued
- September 07, 2017

The girl had earlier told that if she failed to complete her task, something bad would happen to her mother and family. The girl has been in a state of depression. "I was suspicious as it was around 11 p.m.", said Om Prakash, a handcart vendor who pulled her out from the water. A teenage girl from the Indian city of Jodhpur is now receiving treatment at a hospital after she again attempted to kill herself. (more...)