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Erdogan remains defiant as North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies criticize S-400 deal with Russian Federation Erdogan remains defiant as North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies criticize S-400 deal with Russian Federation
- September 14, 2017

Turkey concluded a deal with Russian Federation to buy its S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish and Russian Federation media confirmed on Tuesday. "Wait for you? We are taking our security measures and will continue to do so", Erdogan said during a meeting with mayors from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Ankara. (more...)
Ryan International School: two deaths leave many unanswered questions Ryan International School: two deaths leave many unanswered questions
- September 14, 2017

The matter of safety of children in schools was also taken up in the Supreme Court which agreed to hear a plea of two women lawyers seeking framing of "non-negotiable" child safety conditions and implementation of existing guidelines to protect school-going children from offences like sexual abuse and murder across the country. (more...)
Hillary Clinton admits to being wary of Liz Warren in '14 Hillary Clinton admits to being wary of Liz Warren in '14
- September 14, 2017

After "nine days of turmoil", Comey announced there was nothing new in this batch of emails and that the Federal Bureau of Investigation would not seek charges against Clinton. I would have stopped at nothing to make sure this never happened again to anybody, ' Clinton said. "So it was very personal to me", she continued, "I think my general election prospects were badly damaged because of that, so that even though I was starting to come back, it was not enough time to overcome it". (more...)
United States calls for release of Cambodian opposition leader charged with treason United States calls for release of Cambodian opposition leader charged with treason
- September 14, 2017

The local office of the National Democratic Institute, a USA -based democracy promotion organization, was ordered closed and its foreign employees told to leave the country. "Cambodia's issue is a tiny matter and it will not lead to economic sanctions". His sudden prosecution has drawn criticisms from the global community against Hun Sen and his ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) for what critics say is a politically motivated move against their main rival ahead of the national polls. (more...)
Marines injured in training accident at Camp Pendleton Marines injured in training accident at Camp Pendleton
- September 14, 2017

The Marines are now being treated for injuries. The injured Marines were assigned to 1st Marine Division at the southern California base, said 1st Lt. Camp Pendleton's media relations office affirmed there was an occurrence including an AAV fire on base, yet guided inquiries to first Marine Division. (more...)
University of Virginia President Says Protesters Who Shrouded Jefferson Statue 'Desecrated' Campus University of Virginia President Says Protesters Who Shrouded Jefferson Statue 'Desecrated' Campus
- September 14, 2017

The ultimatum includes calls to remove and contextualize monuments, institute mandatory social justice education, and impose quotas for minority student and faculty recruitment. Sullivan, in a Wednesday email to alumni, said the protesters were "desecrating ground that many of us consider sacred" and she "strongly disagreed" with the "protesters' decision to cover" the statue. (more...)
Before and After Photos Show Irma's Terrible Destruction Before and After Photos Show Irma's Terrible Destruction
- September 14, 2017

Branson, who founded the Virgin Group, shared a series of eye-opening images of Necker Island to Twittershowing debris scattered about, trees uprooted from the ground and dozens of boats pushed up against each other along the shore. The U.S. government said it was sending a flight to the island Monday as well to evacuate its citizens. US President Donald Trump , acting at the governor's request, approved a major disaster declaration for Florida on Sunday, freeing up emergency federal ... (more...)
This Bride Walked Down the Aisle With an Actual Bouquet of Doughnuts This Bride Walked Down the Aisle With an Actual Bouquet of Doughnuts
- September 14, 2017

The 23-year-old opted out of the run-of-the mill bouquet savoir fare, swapping Gardenias for glazed goodies, provided by Dessert Boxes , an Australian company that equip avant-garde brides with a range of themed edible bouquets - including a Batman option. (more...)
Hurricane Hat trick: Billionaire Branson warns against Hurricane Jose Hurricane Hat trick: Billionaire Branson warns against Hurricane Jose
- September 14, 2017

To the east, in the Leeward Islands known as the playground for the rich and famous, governments came under criticism for failing to respond quickly to the hurricane, which flattened many towns and turned lush, green hills to a brown stubble. (more...)
Trump says he backs new GOP health care effort Trump says he backs new GOP health care effort
- September 14, 2017

But a group led by South Carolina Sen. The bill has drawn the support of some prominent Republicans, including the pivotal vote that killed the first GOP Obamacare repeal push: Sen. Bernie Sanders released Wednesday charting a stem-to-stern reshaping of the countrys health care system. Predicted Levitt: "If this bill passed, it would get Congress off the hot seat of figuring out how to deal with health care - but unleash 50 debates in state capitals around the country". (more...)
2 dead, child wounded in 3 separate St. Louis shootings 2 dead, child wounded in 3 separate St. Louis shootings
- September 14, 2017

He later died of his injuries. Police said a man was inside a auto with his 6-year-old son and an 8-year-old boy, they had just arrived in front of their home. The 6-year-old shooting victim was taken to a children's hospital an hour and a half later. At around 8 p.m. Tuesday, a man was fatally shot in the 5000 block of Aubert. (more...)
J&K unrest result of cross-border terrorism from Pakistan J&K unrest result of cross-border terrorism from Pakistan
- September 14, 2017

Home Minister said that the centre has diverted 1080 crores to provide 3000 jobs to Kashmiri migrants. On Article 35-A, he said, "I have been misquoted". Talking to reporters in Jammu , Singh said the Centre has a tough stand towards illegal migrants but a "sympathetic view" towards those displaced within the country and the minorities of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh who have become refugees in this country. (more...)
Three Hurricanes at once: Irma, Jose and Katia Three Hurricanes at once: Irma, Jose and Katia
- September 14, 2017

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 miles per hour (75 kph) with higher gusts. State energy company Pemex has installations in and around the coast of Veracruz but has not reported any disruption to its operations there. Not much motion is expected over the next day or so but strengthening is anticipated. Maximum sustained winds are near 90 miles per hour (150 kph) with higher gusts. (more...)
The Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Rating Increased to Buy at Evercore ISI The Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Rating Increased to Buy at Evercore ISI
- September 14, 2017

Among active positions in the latest quarter, 521 holders increased their positions by a total of 30.36 million shares, 518 holders decreased the positions by a total of 35.47 million shares, and 209 holders held their positions. Its down 6.9% from 22.37 million shares, reported previously. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has 0.03% invested in Caterpillar Inc. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of CAT have appreciated +14.87 - or +14.02%. (more...)
'Pharma bro' issues apology letter for alleged threat against Hillary Clinton 'Pharma bro' issues apology letter for alleged threat against Hillary Clinton
- September 14, 2017

The request sparked expanded protection for Clinton from the U.S. Secret Service, and led prosecutors to ask a judge to revoke Shkreli's $5 million bail. He noted in his letter to the judge that he had followed it up with another post saying that he was not encouraging assault. While Shkreli attempted to clarify that it was a joke, the damage was already done. (more...)
Nationals clinch the NL East — MLB Sleepyhead Summary Nationals clinch the NL East — MLB Sleepyhead Summary
- September 14, 2017

Central time. "We can exhale a little bit", Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said afterward. What are you going to do, panic? "I would be surprised at this point", Bochy said. CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Star linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher and game-breaking wide receiver Randy Moss are among 11 first-year eligible players for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (more...)
Richard Branson Calls for 'Marshall Plan' Style Recovery from Hurricane Irma Richard Branson Calls for 'Marshall Plan' Style Recovery from Hurricane Irma
- September 13, 2017

The government has been under fire for what stranded Britons say has been a slow storm response. The small number of banks and some shops on Tortola have reportedly been looted and there is some panic about a breakdown in law and order and the growing risk of the outbreak of diseases, both Thompson and Osadchaya told the Guardian , citing communications with friends and family still on the island. (more...)
Maduro willing to meet Venezuelan opposition for talks Maduro willing to meet Venezuelan opposition for talks
- September 13, 2017

President Nicolas Maduro responded hours later on state television, telling Venezuelans he was accepting the invitation and sending a delegation nearly immediately. More than 120 people have been killed in anti-government protests triggered by the Supreme Court's attempt to strip the opposition-dominated National Assembly of power. (more...)
Lee Elementary burns down in Tampa just after power is restored Lee Elementary burns down in Tampa just after power is restored
- September 13, 2017

Columbus Ave at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. Already missing classes because of Hurricane Irma, students at a 111-year-old elementary school in Tampa, Fla ., watched as the building destroyed by fire . The school is named after Confederate general Robert E. Lee, a symbol of racism and oppression for many. Lockhart is 1.4 miles from Lee Elementary, located at 3719 North 17 Street. (more...)
Tourism Minister leads Oman delegation at World Tourism Organisation meeting in China Tourism Minister leads Oman delegation at World Tourism Organisation meeting in China
- September 13, 2017

Georgian MFA reports that the 105th session of the UNWTO Executive Council, meeting in Madrid, Spain, on 12 May 2017, recommended Zurab Pololikashvili, Ambassador of Georgia to Spain, as a nominee for the post of Secretary-General for the four-year-period starting January 2018. (more...)
Appalachian Power sending hundreds to Florida, Georgia Appalachian Power sending hundreds to Florida, Georgia
- September 13, 2017

Crews from Minnesota, Louisiana, Ohio and Arkansas are also providing relief. She says they're expecting 800 people this evening that are coming in and they'll be staying at the Coliseum. "Anything that's over 40 miles per hour is much too unsafe for our crews to be out in their buckets", says Robinson. Massive trees are blocking roads, especially in metro Atlanta. (more...)
The shooting of 9 people in Texas fits into a disturbing pattern The shooting of 9 people in Texas fits into a disturbing pattern
- September 13, 2017

The suspect in the shooting is a former UTD student, Spencer Hight, according to the Plano Police Department press release. She had filed for divorce from her husband, Spencer Hight, in July, and the cookout would bring new memories into the Plano, Texas, house the couple once bought together but shared no more. (more...)
Some Schools Closed Until Monday After Hurricane Irma Some Schools Closed Until Monday After Hurricane Irma
- September 13, 2017

The school system is working with the Florida Department of Education to determine the number of days that will need to be made up because of Hurricane Irma. Public schools are some of the most secure structures in the state, built to withstand emergency conditions. I hope you and your loved ones are safe as our community recovers from the impacts of Hurricane Irma. (more...)
Running generator likely killed 3 family members Running generator likely killed 3 family members
- September 13, 2017

The deputy was overcome by fumes while approaching the home and called for fire rescue. Four others, Louis Lebron Diaz, 13, Karis Colon-Feliciano, 16, Evette Diaz, 37, and Mirta Feliciano, 51, are being treated at Florida Hospital South. Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, tasteless gas, and is highly poisonous. · Do not burn charcoal or gas grills inside a house, garage, vehicle, tent or fireplace. (more...)
Ireland game with Windies called off at soggy Stormont Ireland game with Windies called off at soggy Stormont
- September 13, 2017

The hope is that Ireland's men's side will play their first ever first five-day Test match in Dublin in 2018 with Pakistan in line to play in Malahide in June. In the past few months, Cricket West Indies were considering senior players' selection in the Test team, who are playing in various T20 leagues, and gave permission to those, ahead of series against Zimbabwe and New Zealand. (more...)