World Media


London seeks deep security partnership with European Union after Brexit London seeks deep security partnership with European Union after Brexit
- September 13, 2017

Mr Juncker also ruled out membership of the European Union for Turkey in the near future, and used his speech to attack moves afoot in the country to curtail press freedom, demanding of the regime of President Recep Erdogan that it "let our journalists go", a reference to recent arrests of French and German members of the press. (more...)
Russell Westbrook signs 10-year extension with Jordan Brand Russell Westbrook signs 10-year extension with Jordan Brand
- September 13, 2017

The contract will be retroactively applied to this past season, in which Westbrook averaged 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists. Westbrook won the 2017 MVP while playing in a hybird Air Jordan 30.5-the upper of the XXXI and the midsole and outsole of the XXX. (more...)
Catholic Priest Kidnapped by Islamic Militants is Free Catholic Priest Kidnapped by Islamic Militants is Free
- September 13, 2017

The bishops also thanked " Pope Francis who took personal interest in Fr. Tom's release efforts and Bishop Paul Hinder , Vicar Apostolic of Southern Arabia, the Bishop in charge of the Middle East, and the Sultan of Oman, for their untiring efforts, the Rector Major and the Salesian Provincial of Bangalore Province for their patience and strong faith". (more...)
Senate votes to kill an amendment that would repeal the 2001 AUMF Senate votes to kill an amendment that would repeal the 2001 AUMF
- September 13, 2017

The repeal would not have taken effect until six months after the amendment's passage, however, to give Congress time to pass a new authorization for the use of military force. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., who has promised that his panel will tackle an AUMF proposal soon, is not expected to object to Paul's amendment coming up for a vote. (more...)
National Merit Scholar Semifinalists Abound in Greenwich National Merit Scholar Semifinalists Abound in Greenwich
- September 13, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Ridgefield High School principal Stacey Gross announced today that eight seniors have been named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists. Other semifinalists include Aditya Singh of John Hardin, William Hall of Fort Knox and Skyler Hornback and Mary-Kirsten Reilly of Gatton Academy. Of about 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools across the country who entered the 2018 program by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying ... (more...)
US gov't orders removal of Kaspersky IT products, cites Russia US gov't orders removal of Kaspersky IT products, cites Russia
- September 13, 2017

Kaspersky Labs has been invited to comment on the directive with a written response, the Department of Homeland Security said today. Acting Homeland Security secretary Elaine Duke ordered that Kaspersky Lab software be barred from federal government networks, giving agencies a timeline to get rid of it, according to several officials familiar with the plan who were not authorized to speak publicly about it. (more...)
Putin, Merkel agree on changes to United Nations forces deployment in Ukraine proposal Putin, Merkel agree on changes to United Nations forces deployment in Ukraine proposal
- September 13, 2017

The document said that Russian Federation calls on the USA to complete the restoration of diplomatic and military communication channels, as well as the contacts between the intelligence services of the two countries. The State Department has been less forthcoming about the Kremlin's proposal. In principal, she said the State Department supports the notion of an improvement of relations with Moscow. (more...)
House panel Oks Sereno impeach rap House panel Oks Sereno impeach rap
- September 13, 2017

He said they can subpoena the bank documents and other related documents after the panel votes on the sufficiency in substance and in form of the complaint and once probable cause is determined. The statement said the Chief Justice is just awaiting a copy of the complaint, and will file her response to the Committee. "I know where you're coming from because the complainant of the complaint you endorsed used wrong verification", FariƱas told Roque, who moved to declare the Jimenez-Mallari ... (more...)
Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) Shares Bought by Marshall Wace LLP
- September 13, 2017

The firm owned 19,874 shares of the biotechnology company's stock after selling 2,000 shares during the period. About 794,230 shares traded. In other Biogen news, EVP Susan H. Cornerstone Mngmt Holdings holds 0.22% or 101,274 shares. 2,454 are owned by Kcg Holdings Inc. Lakeview Prtn Ltd invested in 976 shares or 0.24% of the stock. (more...)
Here's Everything That Happened with Hurricane Irma This Weekend Here's Everything That Happened with Hurricane Irma This Weekend
- September 13, 2017

Mr Johnson said there had been an "unprecedented" effort to deal with the aftermath of the biggest storm in the region since records began. Power outages, broken pipes and other infrastructure damages were blamed for water cutoffs to homes, but Cubans with cisterns and wells also said their water stocks were contaminated with flood waters. (more...)
U.S. to refuse visa applications from 4 countries in deportation crackdown U.S. to refuse visa applications from 4 countries in deportation crackdown
- September 13, 2017

The new restrictions target four Asian and African countries that have refused to repatriate deported citizens. A flight carrying 126 illegal Guatemalan migrants, including 90 women and 36 men, arrived at La Aurora airport on Thursday after they were sent back from the US, according to immigration authorities. (more...)
Interstate I-75 might close due to flooding, detour map available Interstate I-75 might close due to flooding, detour map available
- September 13, 2017

That would be bad news for Florida residents trying to head back to the Sunshine State since it's one of the primary north-south corridors in the Georgia. It's risen 15 feet within the last day-and-a-half since Hurricane Irma blew through the area, according to the Florida Department of Transportation . (more...)
Ex-President Saakashvili pledges to tour Ukraine Ex-President Saakashvili pledges to tour Ukraine
- September 13, 2017

Earlier Sunday, Ukrainian authorities blocked a Kiev-bound train in Poland carrying Saakashvili, who eventually got off and took a bus to the Medyka crossing. "We need to overcome the oligarchy". Mr Saakashvili was appointed governor of Odessa in 2015 on the strength of his record of fighting corruption as Georgia's president between 2004 and 2013. (more...)
Israeli legislator quits in dispute over nephew's gay wedding Israeli legislator quits in dispute over nephew's gay wedding
- September 13, 2017

Today morning he handed his resignation to the chairman of his Shas party, Interior Minister Aryeh Deri. "At the same time, I told my children". "I told him I don't understand about such things". A letter from a number of rabbis had previously called for Mr Guetta's removal, urging the party to disvow "this awful desecration of God's blessed name". (more...)
Wolf Votes to Ban Fracking in Delaware River Basin Wolf Votes to Ban Fracking in Delaware River Basin
- September 13, 2017

Late last week, the Associated Press reported an anonymous source stating that the regulations would be a ban on hydraulic fracturing - commonly referred to as fracking - which has precipitated a natural gas boom in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region. (more...)
France's Macron will travel to Saint Martin on Tuesday France's Macron will travel to Saint Martin on Tuesday
- September 13, 2017

People on the islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barts on Sunday contemplated the task of rebuilding their lives after Hurricane Irma destroyed homes and roads and knocked out power and water. Others, including St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, banned flyovers. He said last week: "There's an unprecedented effort going on by the United Kingdom to meet what has been an unprecedented catastrophe in that part of the Caribbean". (more...)
Notre Dame vs. Boston College to hit the under? Notre Dame vs. Boston College to hit the under?
- September 13, 2017

While confidence to an nearly obnoxious level is needed to be able to play quarterback at a high level a healthy amount of fear of the defense is needed as well. "It's just whatever they needed us to do". We've just got to keep working. That made it hard for us to get him the ball. We know we have to do a better job of putting points on the board. (more...)
Multiple injuries after shots fired at Spokane County high school Multiple injuries after shots fired at Spokane County high school
- September 13, 2017

First responders were urging motorists not to use Highway 27 so that ambulances and other vehicles could get through, KHQ reported. The extent of their injuries was unknown. The suspect drove off, later crashing on School Street. The Spokane Sheriff's Office is expected to provide more information at a news conference. This is a developing story and will be updated . (more...)
Woman arrested after attempting to break into Prince George's school Woman arrested after attempting to break into Prince George's school
- September 13, 2017

The woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon and remains in custody, police said. A police spokesman said the arrest followed an incident in which "an individual gained access to (the school's) premises". Kensington Palace said it was "aware of the issue but we would not comment further on security measures". Cops say George was in class at the time, along with 560 other students aged 4 to 13. (more...)
Amazon execs want second headquarters in Boston, says report Amazon execs want second headquarters in Boston, says report
- September 13, 2017

It hadn't even been a week since Amazon announced it wanted to hear from cities across North America interested in hosting the new headquarters (the company's initial hub is in Seattle, pictured in part above). While Amazon has boosted the local economy and set in motion a construction boom, critics say middle-income people are getting priced out and that Amazonians are clogging city streets. (more...)
RSS is against trolling: Bhagwat RSS is against trolling: Bhagwat
- September 13, 2017

The Supreme Court is set to hold the final hearing in the dispute from December 5, a day before 25th anniversary of the Babri masjid demolition. We don't support those who display such aggressive nature -RSS Chief. It is not about wearing this, eating this. Another source present at the meeting said Mr. Bhagwat spoke about the work done by the RSS in health, education and rural development, and asked the diplomats to visit the projects to make their own assessments. (more...)
North Korea to respond to Washington over new sanctions
- September 13, 2017

North Korea Tuesday categorically rejected the new measures , with United Nations ambassador Han Tae-Song saying in Geneva that the U.S. had "fabricated the most vicious sanction resolution" and warning of retaliation. Instead, for now, the United States is trying to pressure China to exert more influence on its communist neighbor. Following the vote, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley portrayed North Korea as increasingly isolated. (more...)
Barack Obama to host two-day global summit in Chicago Barack Obama to host two-day global summit in Chicago
- September 13, 2017

Obama described his foundation's mission: "Simply we want to inspire and empower people to change the world". Others invited include Sheldon Smith from Chicago, whose Dovetail Project gives young fathers such as himself the skills to be positive role models and responsible parents; and Emily May, the co-founder of New York-based The People's Supper that aims build understanding and trust over meals. (more...)
Republicans propose budget, democrats continue negotiating with Malloy
- September 13, 2017

Baker's piece was one of two big articles written over the weekend following this train of thought, as the Associated Press also stated, "Trump the independent..." "That's all he can do as the chief executive officer, along with regulation, along with the executive orders that he's deciding to do, and hiring great people". (more...)
Syria signs Aleppo power plant contract with Iran Syria signs Aleppo power plant contract with Iran
- September 13, 2017

He then highlighted that Iran's resources in water and electricity industries make the country able to play a bolder role in rebuilding the war-torn country of Syria. The deal also includes rehabilitating a 90-megawatt power station in Deir Az Zor province, where the Syrian army and allied forces have made swift advances against ISIL in recent days. (more...)