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Judge won't split hairs, yanks Pharmabro Martin Shkreli's bail Judge won't split hairs, yanks Pharmabro Martin Shkreli's bail
- September 14, 2017

Shkreli, 34, dubbed the " pharma bro " for exploits that include jacking up the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, was silent and stony-faced as USA marshals led him out of a Brooklyn courtroom. "That is a solicitation to assault in exchange for money that is not protected by the First Amendment ", she said. Shkreli's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, argued that, while Shkreli was being dumb with his actions on social media, it wasn't an incitement to violence. (more...)
Irma knocks out power to over 1.3 million customers in Florida Irma knocks out power to over 1.3 million customers in Florida
- September 14, 2017

Some 400 miles north of the Keys, the wind was picking up in St Petersburg and people began bracing for the storm's wrath. Streets emptied across the bottom half of the Florida peninsula, and some 127,000 people huddled in shelters. imagine taking it in the face", said CNN's Bill Weir of the torrential rain in Key Largo, some 70 miles south of Miami . An aircraft carrier was positioned off Key West to help in the search-and-rescue effort. (more...)
15 soldiers injured in Fort Bragg explosion 15 soldiers injured in Fort Bragg explosion
- September 14, 2017

Col. Robert Bockholt, a spokesman for USASOC. Other media reports earlier indicated that 15 people were injured. "There's been an incident, but we don't have any details to release yet", a Fort Bragg spokesperson told The Raleigh News & Observer. (more...)
Max becomes a hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast, aims at Acapulco Max becomes a hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast, aims at Acapulco
- September 14, 2017

Max was located about 105 miles (170 km) west-southwest from Acapulco with winds of 45 mph (75 kph), the Miami-based center said. It's expected to strengthen slightly before making landfall sometime tonight. Heavy rains from the storm may produce life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, the center said. A risky storm surge is expected to produce significant coastal flooding near and to the east of where the center makes landfall. (more...)
Pakistan reassessing ties with US: Defence Minister Pakistan reassessing ties with US: Defence Minister
- September 14, 2017

The government is now, in Khan's words, "reassessing ties with the US" and has simultaneously undertaken an outreach to regional countries ahead of talks with the U.S. Asif is now visiting several countries to garner support for Pakistan's point of view regarding Afghanistan. He said transfer of modern military hardware and technologies as well as repeated exceptions for India also disincentives New Delhi to engage in efforts to establish Strategic Restraint Regime. (more...)
Up to 400000 Rohingya Muslims flee Myanmar Up to 400000 Rohingya Muslims flee Myanmar
- September 14, 2017

Bangladesh has been overwhelmed with the influx of Rohingya. Rohingya have faced persecution in Buddhist-majority Myanmar for decades. Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi , who earlier this week canceled a planned trip to the UN General Assembly, has been heavily criticized for not speaking out against the violence in Rakhine State. (more...)
Iran, Russia representatives hold talks on Syria Affairs Iran, Russia representatives hold talks on Syria Affairs
- September 14, 2017

The UN Secretary General's special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, the Jordanian Foreign Ministry's special advisor for political issues Nawaf Uasfi Tel, and US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Near East Affairs, David Satterfield will be acting as observers at the consultations. (more...)
Bengal secretariat recommends expulsion of CPI(M) Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee Bengal secretariat recommends expulsion of CPI(M) Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee
- September 14, 2017

In a television interview on Monday evening, Banerjee, 38, said that the central CPI (M ) leadership was "anti-Bengali" and politburo members Prakash and Brinda Karat blocked general secretary Sitaram Yechury's return to the Rajya Sabha. He was suspended from party membership in June for three months pending further investigation into allegations of various improprieties. "It's clear that the CPI (M) no longer has a place for him", said a source.A photograph posted on social media shows the ... (more...)
Trump traveling to storm-ravaged Florida Thursday Trump traveling to storm-ravaged Florida Thursday
- September 14, 2017

Melania Trump's communications director Stephanie Grisham tweeted shortly after that the First Lady would be joining her husband, and later in the day Pence's press secretary Marc Lotter said that the vice president and second lady Karen Pence would also travel to Florida. (more...)
Two former 'Last Chance U' players charged in East Tennessee fatal stabbing Two former 'Last Chance U' players charged in East Tennessee fatal stabbing
- September 14, 2017

The brothers grew up in east Tennessee, though Wright's hometown was listed as Florence, Mississippi, during his time in junior college. He, along with his brother Camion Patrick, who was also featured on the show in addition to being a member of the in football team, were each charged with one count of criminal homicide relating to the July 25 death of an 18-year old from Maryville, Tenn., the Knoxville News-Sentinel reports. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: How those receding waters may have saved Tampa Hurricane Irma: How those receding waters may have saved Tampa
- September 14, 2017

Some Floridians say they have no choice but to begin their trip home now. Without electricity, the combination of heat and humidity, combined with residents who require electricity for medical care, is making life hard for Florida residents, especially the elderly. (more...)
Egypt offers to mediate Hamas-Israel prisoner exchange Egypt offers to mediate Hamas-Israel prisoner exchange
- September 14, 2017

A Hamas delegation has been in Cairo since last weekend. The delegation, which included Hamas chief Ismail Haniya and Yahya al-Sinwar, the Hamas prime minister of Gaza, discussed enhancing Egypt-Hamas relations, in addition to easing a 10-year-old blockade of the territory imposed by Egypt and Israel. (more...)
Control tower from Idaho helping Irma recovery effort Control tower from Idaho helping Irma recovery effort
- September 14, 2017

John and St. Thomas are known locally, to pride themselves on being idiosyncratic and self-reliant. The outer bands of the massive storm knocked out power in a town that normally would be busy with tourists. St. John, part of the Virgin Islands struck by Hurricane Irma last week, couldn't look less like a tourist destination. Two hotels on Grand Bahama are still closed, leaving many residents still without work. (more...)
50 people die in Iraq bombings 50 people die in Iraq bombings
- September 14, 2017

Jassem al-Khalidi, a senior health official, told the TV channel that more than 87 people had sustained injuries in the attacks. Then, the suicide bombers attacked. An Iraqi lawmaker says parliament has dismissed the Kurdish governor of Iraq's ethnically-mixed Kirkuk province upon a request from the prime minister. (more...)
North: N. Korea Preparing Another Nuke Test
- September 14, 2017

North Korea has reportedly resumed work at its underground nuclear testing site, according to defense analysts, in a brazen act of defiance against the latest United Nations sanctions. On the same day, South Korea announced it had conducted its first live-fire drill for an advanced air-launched cruise missile that would strengthen its pre-emptive strike capability against North Korea in the event of crisis. (more...)
DACA Repeal: Unpatriotic, Anti-life and Non-Christian DACA Repeal: Unpatriotic, Anti-life and Non-Christian
- September 14, 2017

They say the USA is the only domicile Dreamers know and they would be thoroughly disoriented if they were to be uprooted and forced to start life afresh in their parents' native countries, which they have never even visited. "I just hope that it will be a clean proposal, but I want to hear an official statement from Trump before I can fully be happy", she said. This was a awful decision, not just for DACA recipients and their families but for American businesses and communities who depend ... (more...)
European Union trade deal could beat Britain European Union trade deal could beat Britain
- September 14, 2017

Germany leads among European nations in terms of offshore wind energy growth, though Great Britain has more offshore wind capacity installed. Setting out hopes for closer integration, Juncker announced plans to increase passport-free movement around the European Union , expand use of the euro and boost the number of member states. (more...)
Alwar lynching: All six accused given clean chit Alwar lynching: All six accused given clean chit
- September 14, 2017

The police have also cancelled the reward on the six people as the CID-CB investigation has found that they had no involvement in the crime. They said that the six suspects were not at the spot where Khan was lynched . The Alwar police had announced a reward of Rs 5000 each for providing information about the six accused. "Irshad, I and another villager were in the other pickup truck which had three cows and three calves", Aarif told The Indian Express while recalling the incident. (more...)
Washington high school reeling after shooting leaves one dead, three injured Washington high school reeling after shooting leaves one dead, three injured
- September 14, 2017

The shooter is filmed pretending to shoot and kill a friend in a YouTube video. All classes in the Freeman School District were canceled for Thursday, according to The Spokesman-Review . "That student came to school armed", Knezovich said. Knezovich says there is no known motive yet, but bullying could have played a part. Freeman High School has only 327 students, serving a small community near the city of Spokane. (more...)
High Court stays TN floor test till September 20 High Court stays TN floor test till September 20
- September 14, 2017

Vijila Sathyananth, of the Dinakaran faction, told the media in Chennai that the faction would soon hold a general council meet of the party after the consent of their general secretary - VK Sasikala . The moves emerged between a fight that was going to wrest control of Tamil Nadu's ruling party, that was for years led by its late former leader J Jayalalithaa . (more...)
Rajnath Singh appeals citizens to promote Hindu across globe Rajnath Singh appeals citizens to promote Hindu across globe
- September 14, 2017

English was already used in official matters during the British rule. He said, this language play a great role in connecting people. At present, only English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Arabic are recognised as official languages by the UN. (more...)
Getty Realty Corporation (NYSE:GTY) Stock Traded Above Its 50 Day Average Getty Realty Corporation (NYSE:GTY) Stock Traded Above Its 50 Day Average
- September 14, 2017

Corporate insiders own 0.30% of the company's stock. Shares of the company are trading at $28.35 which is just over the 50 day moving average which is $26.77 and which is quite a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $25.70. SL Green Realty Corp.is a self-managed real estate investment trust, with in-house capabilities in property management, acquisitions and dispositions, financing, development and redevelopment, construction and leasing. (more...)
Barcelona President Confirms Messi And Iniesta Have Signed New Deals
- September 14, 2017

However, Messi is yet to sign that deal amid suggestions that the Argentinina worldwide is upset with the board following a summer in which he saw his pal Neymar leaving Barcelona to join Paris Saint-Germain. He's the best ever and played for us since he was small and we enjoy watching him play because he's unique. "[Iniesta] has extraordinary quality. He's crucial for us, he had a great game". (more...)
Top House Tax Writer Says Overhaul Framework Coming Week of September 25 Top House Tax Writer Says Overhaul Framework Coming Week of September 25
- September 14, 2017

A possible alliance between Trump and the Democrats on immigration would represent a major political gamble for a President who made promises of tougher border control policies the centerpiece of his campaign and pledged to build a "big, handsome wall" along the US-Mexico border. (more...)
Ticket sales start for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation Ticket sales start for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation
- September 14, 2017

When will the first lot of tickets be available? Fifa Secretary General Fatma Samoura said the ticketing system will give fans "a fair chance" to secure tickets for the June 14-July 15 extravaganza. The semi-finals will see fans parting with minimum of 285 for the cheapest seat in the house with category 1 tickets costing 750 euro. The obese seats have their own special ticketing category along with those needing wheelchair places or those requiring easy access tickets. (more...)