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Hillary Clinton's claim in her new book about voter suppression in Wisconsin Hillary Clinton's claim in her new book about voter suppression in Wisconsin
- September 14, 2017

Hillary Clinton greeted hundreds of supporters at Barnes & Noble in Union Square in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon for a signing for her new book on her loss to President Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election . Independent studies of 2016 campaign reporting have found that Clinton and Trump both endured historically harsh coverage, but Trump had a better grasp on how to wrangle the media in his favor. (more...)
Pinellas residents, businesses can apply for federal assistance for Irma damage Pinellas residents, businesses can apply for federal assistance for Irma damage
- September 14, 2017

U.S. Reps. Darren Soto and Val Demings of Orlando, Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Dennis Ross of Lakeland and Thomas Rooney of Okeechobee co-signed a letter to President Donald Trump urging the administration to designate Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, and Seminole Counties as eligible for individual assistance under the Federal Disaster Declaration for the State of Florida. (more...)
Armenia condemns militant attack in Egypt's Sinai Armenia condemns militant attack in Egypt's Sinai
- September 14, 2017

They reaffirmed the need for all States to combat by all means, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and other obligations under worldwide law, including global human rights law, worldwide refugee law and worldwide humanitarian law, threats to worldwide peace and security caused by terrorist acts. (more...)
President Trump to dine with top Democrats to discuss DACA President Trump to dine with top Democrats to discuss DACA
- September 14, 2017

The Republican plan to slash corporate and personal income taxes has finally begun moving forward in Congress, and President Donald Trump wants lawmakers to act with haste. He met with a group of Senators Tuesday night, including West Virginia's Joe Manchin, for a dinner that included a discussion on middle class tax cuts and which the White House described as "highly productive". (more...)
US Not Giving up on Diplomacy on N. Korea US Not Giving up on Diplomacy on N. Korea
- September 14, 2017

The two leaders also met on the sidelines on the G20 summit in July. Mr Trump is set to attend the US-Asean summit and the East Asia summit in the Philippines in November, as well as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam. (more...)
Rijiju hits at critics of India's handling of Rohingya Muslim refugees Rijiju hits at critics of India's handling of Rohingya Muslim refugees
- September 14, 2017

Minister of state for Home Kiren Rijiju also reacted saying this chorus of branding India as villain on Rohingya issue is a calibrated design to tarnish its image. India's envoy to the UN Rajeev Chander said, "There appears to be inadequate appreciation of the freedoms and rights that are guaranteed and practised daily in a vibrant democracy that has been built under challenging conditions". (more...)
When Will My Power Be Back? Utility Companies Urge Patience When Will My Power Be Back? Utility Companies Urge Patience
- September 14, 2017

Customers should expect prolonged and perhaps multiple power outages during the storm, the company said. " Most of the outages we are seeing is a result of debris and vegetation that is blowing into our lines", Gould said. "We all went through Matthew, so we have a lot of experience, unfortunately relatively recent experience, in dealing with a hurricane of this magnitude", Dinneen said. (more...)
Almost 4.5 million without power in Florida Almost 4.5 million without power in Florida
- September 14, 2017

Irma hit Florida on Sunday morning (Sep 10) as a risky Category 4 storm, the second highest level on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale. A day later, it had weakened to a tropical storm, but still brought unsafe storm surge flooding to Jacksonville. (more...)
Fire kills at least 25 at religious school in Malaysian capital Fire kills at least 25 at religious school in Malaysian capital
- September 14, 2017

The fire broke out at the top floor of the three-storey building, which was destroyed completely. The fire at Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah school was reported at 5:40am (21:40 GMT Wednesday), according to a statement from the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department. (more...)
Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly to focus on Rohingya crisis
- September 14, 2017

Suu Kyi, in her first address to the UN General Assembly as leader in September past year, defended her government's efforts to resolve the crisis over treatment of the minority. Instead, they blame the insurgents. Thousands of people marched to Parliament yesterday in solidarity with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh who have fled Myanmar. (more...)
Georgia communities clean up day after Irma sweeps through Georgia communities clean up day after Irma sweeps through
- September 14, 2017

Monroe County opened road access on Tuesday morning for residents and business owners from Key Largo, the main island at the upper end of the chain, as well as the towns of Tavernier and Islamorada farther to the south, fire officials said . (more...)
First Look at Damage From Irma-Slammed Fla. Keys First Look at Damage From Irma-Slammed Fla. Keys
- September 14, 2017

Details about Irma's destruction, and the effort to recover from it, are still emerging. Authorities are still surveying damage from the record-breaking storm, and this story will be updated as more details emerge. The phenomenon, known as negative surge, meant that because the hurricane was so strong the ocean was sucked up into the storm. "It's going to be a massive cleanup", the mayor said. (more...)
Goodwin: We May Be Witnessing a Turning Point in the Trump Presidency Goodwin: We May Be Witnessing a Turning Point in the Trump Presidency
- September 14, 2017

Cruz said now he's focused on helping steer Trump in the right direction, adding that he is in frequent communication with the President and Cabinet members. It's a positive thing. On the guest list were Republicans and Democrats . "And that's what this is all about". "If Mitch McConnell can not get this done. (more...)
Customs officers hazing included 'rape table' at Newark airport Customs officers hazing included 'rape table' at Newark airport
- September 14, 2017

Perez from Paterson and 32-year-old Michael A. Papagni from West Orange have been arrested. The three officers were charged with forcibly assaulting, impeding, intimidating and interfering with two male victims. The third incident detailed in the court documents is listed on January 10: Papagni saw "Victim One" in the PERT office and told him he had to leave or find out "what this team was about". (more...)
Trump administration sued over warrantless searches Trump administration sued over warrantless searches
- September 14, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents search a vehicle at the Nogales Border Station in Nogales, Ariz. Their backgrounds are suitably diverse, including a military veteran, journalists, students, an artist, a computer programmer and a business owner. (more...)
Missing Pregnant Teacher Found Dead; Suspect Arrested Missing Pregnant Teacher Found Dead; Suspect Arrested
- September 14, 2017

On Tuesday night, Montgomery County police announced they found Wallen's body and that a suspect was arrested. Police would not go into detail what the text message said, but it was described as troubling. Wallen was four months pregnant, and her family said she was excited about it and posted her sonogram on her refrigerator. "I pray that she's safe and that she comes back". (more...)
Two Egypt soldiers, 6 jihadists killed in 'foiled' attack Two Egypt soldiers, 6 jihadists killed in 'foiled' attack
- September 14, 2017

Military spokesman Col. Tamer el-Rifai said in a statement that two conscripts were killed in the shootout, which erupted after a militant with an explosives belt tried to storm a military checkpoint. The Velayat Sinai militant group, which is an affiliate of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, has claimed responsibility for most of the assaults. That has prompted the government to impose the state of emergency and widen a controversial crackdown, which critics say has mostly targeted dissidents. (more...)
Ayatollah Khamenei calls Aung San Suu Kyi a 'cruel' woman Ayatollah Khamenei calls Aung San Suu Kyi a 'cruel' woman
- September 14, 2017

Suu Kyi has not spoken out against what the United Nations is calling ethnic cleansing, which has incited outrage from the global community and calls for her Nobel Prize to be revoked. That prompted Myanmar's military to launch "clearance operations" against the rebels, setting off a wave of violence that has left hundreds dead and thousands of homes burned - mostly Rohingya in both cases. (more...)
Tougher sanctions, but will they work?
- September 14, 2017

It comes as South Korea found radioactivity in air samples collected days after the North's test on September 3, its sixth and most powerful to date. She said the U.S. doesn't take pleasure in strengthening sanctions and reiterated that the USA does not want war. As North Korea's biggest trading partner, Beijing needs to enforce new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang agreed this week or face the threat of being blocked from access to the global dollar system, US Treasury Secretary ... (more...)
Here's What 2 Big College Systems Think Of The End Of DACA Here's What 2 Big College Systems Think Of The End Of DACA
- September 14, 2017

They believe they have to do something to accommodate current DACA recipients while not making the overall immigration problem worse. The state's attorney general, Xavier Becerra, is an outspoken critic of Trump and his policies but did not join the lawsuit. (more...)
Roy Moore Says Debate Sponsors Have Ties to Washington Super PAC Roy Moore Says Debate Sponsors Have Ties to Washington Super PAC
- September 14, 2017

But both Republicans would hold only a slim advantage over Jones, according to the poll - Moore leads Jones by 4 percentage points, while unusual leads him by 3 points. That debate would be held September 22. The Strange campaign proposed a list of journalists who could serve as moderator. Results were reported for the Republican primary runoff based on interviews of 355 likely Republican primary voters "using an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system of landlines only". (more...)
Erdogan defends missile deal with Russian Federation Erdogan defends missile deal with Russian Federation
- September 14, 2017

A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation official in Brussels, the headquarters of the alliance, said no member now operates the Russian missile system, and that the alliance had not been informed about the details of the purchase. "We have relayed our concerns to Turkish officials regarding the potential purchase of the S-400", Pentagon spokesman Johnny Michael told USA broadcaster CNBC in a statement on Tuesday. (more...)
Woman accused of trying to kill newborn at McDonald's Woman accused of trying to kill newborn at McDonald's
- September 14, 2017

Prosecutors said that Lockner originally told the co-worker that she was dealing with a heavy period. During another visit to the bathroom, a second co-worker checking on Lockner looked over the stall and reportedly saw the sight of a newborn baby face-down in the toilet bowl, with Lockner seemingly pushing the baby in the back. (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Akhnoor sector Jammu and Kashmir: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Akhnoor sector
- September 14, 2017

The firing was effectively retaliated by Indian Army , which claimed to have given Pakistani Army a "befitting response". They were identified as Mohammadd Khurshid s/o Mohd Hussain r/o Dagwar, Mohd Kabir s/o Mohd sharief r/o Dagwar and Sadam Hussain S/O Sulam Din. (more...)
It will soon be even easier to travel between Ireland and Canada It will soon be even easier to travel between Ireland and Canada
- September 14, 2017

Today's announcement of new flights to Toronto has been welcomed by Tourism Ireland, who believe it will lead to a significant boost for both leisure and business tourism from Canada to Shannon. These new routes and the expansion of existing routes will help our Canadian businesses take advantage of the opportunity that CETA will bring on the 21st of September. (more...)

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