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Juncker: Turkey is taking giant strides away from EU Juncker: Turkey is taking giant strides away from EU
- September 14, 2017

With populism at bay and the economy on the upswing, Juncker's annual State of the Union speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg , France, is expected to strike a far more optimistic note than a year ago. That idea ran into immediate opposition from Denmark and the Netherlands, while Tusk tweeted that the focus should be on "real pressing problems". Mr Juncker said he wanted use of the euro, membership of the Schengen agreement - which abolishes internal borders, and the banking ... (more...)
Jean-Claude Juncker declares his love for Europe Jean-Claude Juncker declares his love for Europe
- September 14, 2017

This will be a very sad and tragic moment. " Brexit isn't everything. It's not the future of Europe ". Trade Minister Todd McClay says he expected the NZ-European Union Free Trade Agreement to be formally launched later this year after the European Commission and New Zealand both finalised their respective negotiating mandates. (more...)
Catherine security guard shot himself Catherine security guard shot himself
- September 14, 2017

He's being held in Ramsey County Jail. Messages were left with Ahlers, who lives in St. Louis Park, seeking comment about his version of events on the St. Paul. "They carry other means of protection, but there are no firearms on campus for our security staff". As tweeted by one regular scanner listener, they heard the suspect described as a "black male" wearing a navy blue sweatshirt, black jeans, and a short afro. (more...)
Former Top CIA Official Resigns Harvard Post Over Hiring Of Chelsea Manning Former Top CIA Official Resigns Harvard Post Over Hiring Of Chelsea Manning
- September 14, 2017

She was released earlier this year after almost seven years of confinement, and named a fellow by the Kennedy School's Institute of Politics (IOP) on September 13 along with former White House press secretary Sean Spicer. Ms. Manning was found guilty of 17 serious crimes, including six counts of espionage, for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks, an entity that CIA Director Mike Pompeo says operates like an adversarial foreign intelligence service. (more...)
Viral photo of Florida Viral photo of Florida "hot cops" leads to calendar fundraiser for Irma
- September 14, 2017

Earlier this week, a photo of police officers in Gainesville, Fla ., heading out to help the victims of Hurricane Irma set the internet on fire, with commenters declaring the officers "hot" and some noting that they were single and looking (wink, wink). (more...)
Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2018 Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2018
- September 14, 2017

The 28-year-old replaced the retired Nico Rosberg at Mercedes , signing a one-year deal, and now sits third in the driver standings with two wins from 13 races, with teammate Lewis Hamilton leading the way. By keeping up our hard work I believe the sky is the limit. That's due in no little part to their stable of top-notch drivers, including the 2017 pairing of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas . (more...)
Borussia Dortmund Boss Peter Bosz Admits Team Were Not Good Enough Borussia Dortmund Boss Peter Bosz Admits Team Were Not Good Enough
- September 14, 2017

At the start of the summer, Tottenham's main weakness was that while their best XI was among the most formidable in the Premier League, they lacked strength in depth. Now, especially with the team effort, the first half wasn't easy. We are only early in the season, but I think we are happy. Second half was a lot better, we could have score two or three times more . (more...)
State adds 10800 jobs, unemployment rate at 4.2 percent State adds 10800 jobs, unemployment rate at 4.2 percent
- September 14, 2017

The Minnesota unemployment rate climbed 0.1 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). During August, more than 5,000 jobs were added in retail trade, construction and transportation, warehousing and utilities. Construction was second, with 7,247 jobs added. (more...)
Kazakhstan backs new UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea Kazakhstan backs new UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea
- September 14, 2017

The ministry noted that the resolution was unanimously adopted on September 11 by all members of the UN Security Council , including Kazakhstan, as a response to the sixth and most powerful nuclear test North Korea conducted on September 3. (more...)
Chainsaw wielding nun cleans up Miami after Hurricane Irma Chainsaw wielding nun cleans up Miami after Hurricane Irma
- September 14, 2017

Police said "acts of kindness" like Sister Margaret Ann's remind residents that they're all part of the same community. "Chainsawing in a habit is not a good habit, she is going to get severely injured when the chain grabs the cloth", warned another. (more...)
Billions more barrels of oil possible from Azerbaijan Billions more barrels of oil possible from Azerbaijan
- September 14, 2017

The contract for the development of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli fields was signed on September 20, 1994. Although at the time dubbed "the contract of the century", the terms of the 1994 agreement reflected the conditions of the time, with oil prices falling, Azerbaijan having just emerged from a civil war, and offshore production in the Caspian sea a new and risky area of investment. (more...)
Police Arrests JBS Owner Wesley Batista Amid Insider Trading Probe Police Arrests JBS Owner Wesley Batista Amid Insider Trading Probe
- September 14, 2017

In a statement, JBS and lawyers for the Batistas described the arrests as "unjust, absurd and regrettable", saying the brothers had made themselves available to law enforcement, given testimony and presented all the documents requested. But a majority of lawmakers in the lower house of Congress voted in August against a proposal to suspend him and allow him to be tried by the Supreme Court for corruption. (more...)
Spartak Moscow loon fires flare towards referee during Champions League game Spartak Moscow loon fires flare towards referee during Champions League game
- September 14, 2017

The flare was sacked from the stand containing the visiting fans and came close to hitting German official Deniz Aytekin during Spartak's 1-1 draw at the Slovenian champions on Wednesday. Jurgen Klopp's side were held to a 2-2 draw by La Liga side Sevilla, meaning things are all square in Group E going into the second matchday. Elsewhere in the Champions League, the holders Real Madrid got their defence off to a winning start in Group H with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring twice and Sergio Ramos ... (more...)
Tillerson Says US Must Consider Broader Iran Threats When Formulating New Strategy Tillerson Says US Must Consider Broader Iran Threats When Formulating New Strategy
- September 14, 2017

British authorities emphasized this would be Secretary Tillerson's second visit to the United Kingdom since he took up his post and would follow his visit last May in the wake of the Manchester terror attack, which killed 22 people and injured 120. (more...)
Hollywood Politicizes Hurricane Telethon With Climate Change Agenda Hollywood Politicizes Hurricane Telethon With Climate Change Agenda
- September 14, 2017

Especially strong seasonal warming this year combined with the other factors partly relating to natural ocean fluctuations have made conditions ripe for tropical cyclones to form in the Atlantic. It's like asking if a person's alcoholism caused her to get into a particular vehicle accident. However, they failed to note that Cato was founded by Charles Koch and funded by the Koch Brothers , making any climate "assessment" from the organization suspect. (more...)
Natural wonders: White giraffes captured on camera for first time Natural wonders: White giraffes captured on camera for first time
- September 14, 2017

The giraffes were spotted in the Ishaqbini conservancy in Garissa County, Kenya . Conservationists followed up the reports two months later, and managed to track down the animals in August. It was evident that the coloration especially on the mother giraffe was not as conspicuous as the baby. A GHOSTLY pair of rare white giraffes have been caught on camera for the first time in Kenya. (more...)
Key Largo residents return home after Irma devastation Key Largo residents return home after Irma devastation
- September 14, 2017

Six deaths in Florida have been blamed on Hurricane Irma so far, along with three in Georgia and one in SC and at least 38 people were killed in the Caribbean . More than 350 people had to be rescued, he said . No timetable was given for reopening the remainder of the Keys, which are linked by a series of causeways and bridges down to Key West, a popular tourist spot on the southern tip of Florida . (more...)
"Report card" gives some failing grades to Washington County schools
- September 14, 2017

The report cards aim to give the community a clear picture of the progress of each district. Instead, they were judged on 10 different measures, categorized in six components for the 2015-2016 school year. "Having set high expectations for what our students must know and be able to do, our children and schools are stepping up to the challenge", said Paolo DeMaria, state superintendent of public instruction. (more...)
Spain calls in Catalan mayors over independence vote bid Spain calls in Catalan mayors over independence vote bid
- September 14, 2017

Mayor of Vilanova I la Geltru Neus Lloveras, also a member of the Catalan regional assembly and the president of the Association of Municipalities for Independence (AMI), and Premia de Mar Mayor Miquel Buch, who is president of the Catalan Association of Municipalities (ACM), have been charged with disobedience and the misuse of public funds. (more...)
Most Americans Oppose DACA Repeal, Support Path to Citizenship for 'Dreamers' Most Americans Oppose DACA Repeal, Support Path to Citizenship for 'Dreamers'
- September 14, 2017

Recipients - called "Dreamers" - are individuals who were brought to the US illegally by their parents when they were children. Calling President Donald Trump's decision to rescind DACA an attack on minorities is not only wrong, it's risky. (more...)
Jacob Rees-Mogg: Food banks 'rather uplifting' Jacob Rees-Mogg: Food banks 'rather uplifting'
- September 14, 2017

Speaking on LBC , the backbench MP, who recently hit the headlines over rumours he could be considering a Tory leadership bid, said: " I don't think the state can do everything ". During the phone-in with Nick, Rees-Mogg also insisted he had no leadership ambitions, adding: "I have no wish to become leader of the Conservative party". (more...)
Viral Facebook video becomes focus in Kenneka Jenkins investigation Viral Facebook video becomes focus in Kenneka Jenkins investigation
- September 14, 2017

Jenkins reportedly went to a party at the hotel with friends Friday night after borrowing her mother's vehicle. Rosemont Mayor Bradley Stephens told the Tribune on Wednesday that, "It's unfortunate that some of that stuff's convoluting the investigation because all those leads have got to be followed up on". (more...)
Kids Found Dead In West Sacramento Apartment; Man Arrested Kids Found Dead In West Sacramento Apartment; Man Arrested
- September 14, 2017

Roger Kinney said. West Sacramento Police said the childrens' mother was inside the home during the incident and was a victim of domestic violence. That information is expected to be released by the Yolo County coroner's office. At this point, authorities do not know the direct relationship Hodges had with the children. On the way to the apartment, they got a second call, saying that the children in the apartment were possibly dead. (more...)
Susan Rice Tells House Investigators Why She Unmasked Trump Officials Susan Rice Tells House Investigators Why She Unmasked Trump Officials
- September 14, 2017

The crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, arrived in NY last December in the transition period before Trump was sworn into office for a meeting with several top Trump officials, including Michael Flynn, the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and his top strategist Steve Bannon, sources said . (more...)
Bombay HC rejects bail application of Pinto family Bombay HC rejects bail application of Pinto family
- September 14, 2017

On the other hand, Sushil Tekriwal, the lawyer of victim's father Barun Thakur, said that this is a matter of happiness. Notably, Ryan Pinto, the CEO of the group and his parents, who are the founders of the Ryan group, had filed an anticipatory bail in the case as they expected an arrest warrant in the case. (more...)