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Hewitt chooses Millman over Kokkinakis for Davis Cup Hewitt chooses Millman over Kokkinakis for Davis Cup
- September 15, 2017

Let's now get to the order of play for the weekend. Lille/Brussels: France can not take anything for granted in their Davis Cup semi-final against Serbia even though the visitors will be without Novak Djokovic , team captain Yannick Noah said on Thursday. (more...)
Facebook Removes 'Jew Hater,' Other Anti-Semitic Advertiser Audiences After Report Facebook Removes 'Jew Hater,' Other Anti-Semitic Advertiser Audiences After Report
- September 15, 2017

Facebook's self-serve ad technology could until recently be used to easily target anti-Semites, a report from Pro Publica indicated on Thursday. Once ProPublica informed Facebook of these categories, it took them down. Facebook's advertising and "boosting" tool approved posts for audiences that included "Jew Hater" and "why Jews ruin the world". ProPublica was able to purchase an ad targeting Facebook members who were house-hunting that excluded African-American, Hispanic and ... (more...)
Sammy cameo in vain as World XI lose opener Sammy cameo in vain as World XI lose opener
- September 15, 2017

After Tamim and Tim Paine got out, skipper Faf du Plessis (20) got a start but failed to capitalise. Malik played well for his 23-ball 39, which was studded with three sixes and a boundary. "It's a pitch where most teams won't mind batting second", predicted former Zimbabwe cricketer Pommie Mbangwa. Sri Lankan paceman Perera and West Indian spinner Samuel Badree claimed two wickets apiece for the World XI . (more...)
Singapore's Temasek mulling investment in AR start-up Magic Leap Singapore's Temasek mulling investment in AR start-up Magic Leap
- September 15, 2017

Magic Leap has yet to announce any of its products, but Bloomberg reported Thursday that it was getting ready to release a first version within the next 6 months. Magic Leap, the controversial mixed reality start-up whose teaser videos look nothing short of awesome, may finally be shipping soon. The company's director of PR and director of marketing both left the AR startup to flock to smartphone startup Essential, which they have both since left as well. (more...)
Irma evacuee wins $10K in North Carolina after leaving Florida home Irma evacuee wins $10K in North Carolina after leaving Florida home
- September 15, 2017

Friday night. MORE: JetBlue offers $99 return flights for Hurricane Irma evacueesHatfield drove through the night in traffic heavy with other evacuees. 'She started screaming and we all started screaming'. Now she has her husband to thank for the push to go north and stumble upon the golden ticket. (more...)
PM to inaugurate Kachhi canal project today PM to inaugurate Kachhi canal project today
- September 15, 2017

The prime minister will also address the participants of the groundbreaking ceremony. "Whole country was indebted to Balochistan as the gas from Sui had allowed other provinces to progress, it's time for this province to progress", Abbasi said. (more...)
Co-defendant shares gory details about Holly Bobo's murder Co-defendant shares gory details about Holly Bobo's murder
- September 15, 2017

The suspect's defense attorney, Jennifer Thompson, countered in court that authorities found no DNA evidence in Adams' home that would linked him to the slaying, and that Autry was offered a plea deal to testify against his friend in exchange for a reduced charge against him. (more...)
LSU student death under investigation, described as 'potential hazing incident' LSU student death under investigation, described as 'potential hazing incident'
- September 15, 2017

An autopsy was planned for Friday morning. He said all Greek activity is suspended until further notice. That means no Greek organized social activities or pledging, he said. The Baton Rouge-based public university released a statement saying school officials were "aware of an incident" Wednesday night "involving a fraternity". (more...)
EU will Freihandel mit Australien&Neuseeland EU will Freihandel mit Australien&Neuseeland
- September 15, 2017

Unterm Strich kommen derzeit Schweden und Tschechien einer Erfüllung der Euro-Kriterien am nächsten. Juncker ging indirekt auch auf den Streit über die Flüchtlingsquoten und über das jüngste diesbezügliche EuGH-Urteil ein. Laut EU-Kommission sollen die Kontrollen im November auslaufen. "Wir sind keine blauäugigen Befürworter des Freihandels". "Wer entscheidet, muss auch die Folgen für seine Entscheidung tragen", so Schäuble. (more...)
More aid for islands battered by Irma More aid for islands battered by Irma
- September 15, 2017

On Wednesday he will visit the British Virgin Islands before returning to the UK. If you want to help out, you can donate here . Speaking to the Press Association after she hugged Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson who is visiting the British overseas territories affected by the storm, Mrs Nibbs said the hurricane "ate everything". (more...)
Mexicans' views of United States decline dramatically, Pew Center poll shows Mexicans' views of United States decline dramatically, Pew Center poll shows
- September 15, 2017

He announced his run for the White House in 2015 calling Mexican immigrants "criminals" and " rapists ". "If you are going to say that Mexico is not going to pay for the wall, then I do not want to meet with you guys anymore because I can not live with that". (more...)
Pakistan defeats World XI Pakistan defeats World XI
- September 15, 2017

In the first T20I Pakistan was sent into bat by World XI skipper Faf du Plessis, notched 197-5 with Babar Azam hitting a rapid 52-ball 86. Amla played an outstanding innings with a notable contribution of 72 runs for his team. After Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik powered Pakistan to 174/6, the World XI - led by Amla and Perera - chased the target with a ball to spare to level the three-match series 1-1. (more...)
Eight dead at Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma Eight dead at Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma
- September 15, 2017

Three patients were found dead in the facility on Wednesday morning and three others have since died in the hospital. Katz said hospital staff went room to room in the facility, locating patients and evacuating the building. Officials said it had electricity, but the air conditioning wasn't working. At 4 a.m., firefighters were sent back to the facility to transport a patient reportedly experiencing breathing problems, police said. (more...)
Jimmy Carter Comes Out Swinging to Defend Trump on DACA Jimmy Carter Comes Out Swinging to Defend Trump on DACA
- September 15, 2017

Early response from conservatives indicated their loyalty to Trump did not go so far as to allow them to embrace his immigration pact with the Democrats. The House's foremost immigration hard-liner, GOP Rep. Steve King of Iowa, addressed Trump over Twitter, writing that if the reports were true, "Trump base is blown up, destroyed, irreparable, and disillusioned beyond fix". (more...)
With short term increase, nation's debt tops $20 trillion for first time With short term increase, nation's debt tops $20 trillion for first time
- September 15, 2017

He tweeted: 'The worst negotiators in history (otherwise known as Republicans ) have just offered to suspend debt ceiling for four months. The president and Vice President Mike Pence met September 6 in the Oval Office with both Republican and Democratic congressional leadership - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi - to discuss the best ... (more...)
"I believe in miracles, I have to"; Terry Fox
- September 15, 2017

There are one-kilometre, three-kilometre and five-kilometre options for the participants. These participants will wear red shirts for the run, in recognition of their past or present challenges. Since his death in 1981, the Terry Fox Run has been held annually in communities across Canada. To date, the Terry Fox Foundation has raised close to $750 million for cancer research worldwide. (more...)
Trump Chewed out Jeff Sessions Over Mueller Appointment, Report Says Trump Chewed out Jeff Sessions Over Mueller Appointment, Report Says
- September 15, 2017

The savage dressing down took place during a meeting between Trump and his top advisers about who to appoint as ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's replacement. After Trump said Sessions should resign, the AG was "Ashen and emotional", and "told the president he would quit and sent a resignation letter to the White House". (more...)
American Daesh terrorist surrenders to PYD militants in Syria
- September 15, 2017

The Coalition defers questions pertaining to captured ISIS fighters to their relative nations' Departments of State or equivalent agencies. The Beast report cited multiple United States military spokespersons as being "aware of reports" that a USA citizen was captured , while a source familiar with the situation told the site the unnamed fighter had "surrendered". (more...)
Theresa May stung over public sector pay backlash Theresa May stung over public sector pay backlash
- September 15, 2017

Police Officers will receive a 2% increase, though half of this will come as a bonus which will not be guaranteed for future years. Mark Serwotka, leader of the Public and Commercial Services union, made a passionate plea for an end to pay restraint during a debate at the TUC Congress in Brighton. (more...)
Australian rugby team divided by opinions on same-sex marriage Australian rugby team divided by opinions on same-sex marriage
- September 14, 2017

The Wallabies superstar player Israel Folau has declared he's not in favour of same-sex couples being allowed to Wednesday. "David Gallop, CEO of FFA, was one of the first CEOs in the country to publicly support same-sex marriage over two years ago". (more...)
Trump Visits Florida: 'First Responders Are Doing an Incredible Job!' Trump Visits Florida: 'First Responders Are Doing an Incredible Job!'
- September 14, 2017

Trump said in brief remarks to reporters in Fort Myers , acknowledging that many had lost their homes in the destruction. Throughout the storms, Trump has been eager to project a high level of federal competence, and to avoid pitfalls made by some of his predecessors in the face of natural disasters. (more...)
DeShone Kizer gives Cleveland 'hope' says Hue Jackson DeShone Kizer gives Cleveland 'hope' says Hue Jackson
- September 14, 2017

If Kizer ever gets to play on a team with a defense as good as Baltimore's, he will learn that winning isn't always dependent upon the quarterback's performance. This is likely going to be that welcome to the National Football League kid kind of game. Kizer was sacked seven times by the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1 and could find himself scrambling for his life yet again as the Ravens come in fresh off a five-sack, four-INT shutout performance vs. (more...)
NYPD Releases Video Showing Deadly Police Shooting of Armed Bronx Man NYPD Releases Video Showing Deadly Police Shooting of Armed Bronx Man
- September 14, 2017

Only about 670 officers among the 23,000 who work in patrol, are now wearing body cameras and the Police Department's policies regarding the cameras do not provide clear guidance for whether the footage of shootings or other violent encounters will be released to the public. (more...)
NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says USA will suffer NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says USA will suffer
- September 14, 2017

South Korea's Asia Business Daily said the rocket started moving a day after North Korea's sixth nuclear test , and was spotted moving at night to avoid surveillance. Shortly after the test, Seoul reportedly reached an agreement with Washington that would see it remove the warhead weight limits on the South's ballistic missiles as it looks to develop a so-called "Frankenmissile" capable of destroying its neighbour's underground testing bunkers. (more...)
ESPN's 'College Gameday' coming to Times Square in NY ESPN's 'College Gameday' coming to Times Square in NY
- September 14, 2017

ESPN announced Thursday that its iconic traveling college football show will air from Times Square in New York City on September 23. But on September 23, GameDay will come to you from the single most congested (and perhaps least collegiate) place in America: Times Square. (more...)

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