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Pentagon: American Fighting for ISIS in Syria Now in US Custody Pentagon: American Fighting for ISIS in Syria Now in US Custody
- September 15, 2017

The person "is being legally detained by Department of Defense personnel as a known enemy combatant", Eric Pahon, a spokesperson for the US Department of Defense, reportedly said, without revealing the Isis fighter's identity. "We have seen those same reports and the SDF as our partner has taken an oath to make sure that any fighters that they capture that they maintain them and bring them to the proper authorities". (more...)
Iraq MPs sack Kirkuk governor over Kurd independence vote Iraq MPs sack Kirkuk governor over Kurd independence vote
- September 15, 2017

The impending Kurdish referendum for independence will have significant consequences for the ongoing fight against the Islamic State, said Brett McGurk, the USA special presidential envoy for the global coalition to counter IS. The oil-rich Kirkuk is a diverse region, made up of Arabs, Turkmen, and Christians and Kurds as the largest group. They regard the city, just outside their Kurdistan region in northern Iraq, as their historical capital. (more...)
At least 1 dead in Georgia as Irma crosses Southeast At least 1 dead in Georgia as Irma crosses Southeast
- September 15, 2017

Tuesday will begin cloudy, but should become sunnier in the afternoon and evening. It's expected to hit the Tampa-St. Strong river flooding is possible over the next five days in much of central Georgia and southern SC. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has opened an emergency shelter and urged residents to stay off the roads. About 800 flights had been canceled at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which remained operational Monday as its staff monitored storm conditions with help ... (more...)
Trump says he hopes FL Gov. Scott runs for Senate Trump says he hopes FL Gov. Scott runs for Senate
- September 15, 2017

Scott said in a statement. The president said his administration is "trying to keep them as happy as we can under the circumstances". "It's going way ahead of schedule - weeks ahead of schedule". Scott also said that although the hurricane has passed the danger has not. Broward County said the home alerted officials Tuesday that it had lost power, but when asked if it had any medical needs or emergencies, it did not request help. (more...)
Myanmar's top Catholic: Don't attack Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar's top Catholic: Don't attack Aung San Suu Kyi
- September 15, 2017

The attacks led to a sweeping military counter-offensive by Myanmar security forces, displacing around 400,000 people and leaving aid camps in Bangladesh struggling to cope with the influx. Bangladesh "urgently calls on the government of Myanmar to repatriate the Rohigya within Bangladesh's borders, and on the global community to pressure Myanmar to do so". (more...)
Romelu Lukaku Names His Top 4 Manchester United Strikers Romelu Lukaku Names His Top 4 Manchester United Strikers
- September 15, 2017

The Belgium global plundered 87 goals in 166 appearances for the Toffees, but ultimately missed out on his dream of winning silverware or qualifying for the Champions League with them. They have lost their last three games in all competitions and conceded no fewer than 8 goals (scored none). "That's what the fans want, it's what we all want". (more...)
Trump Will Visit Florida on Thursday Trump Will Visit Florida on Thursday
- September 15, 2017

His visit comes a day after Florida police launched a criminal investigation into a nursing home where eight patients died after the centre lost power and its air conditioning during a heat wave. Bill Nelson next year. The president tells reporters at the White House that "power is being turned on rapidly", and the state's leaders and emergency responders are doing an "amazing job" in helping the state respond to the massive storm. (more...)
Socceroos tumble down the Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings Socceroos tumble down the Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings
- September 15, 2017

United States of America are the highest ranked of those three at 28 in the world, a drop of two places from August. Following the Selecao's 3-0 win over Ecuador as well as their 1-1 draw with Colombia during the recent worldwide break, the South Americans have been overtaken by Germany. (more...)
DFT Energy LP Sells 325000 Shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)
- September 15, 2017

BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation by 3,136.9% in the 1st quarter. The Haverford Trust Company holds 61,570 shares with $1.68M value, down from 1.65M last quarter. The Missouri-based Enterprise Fincl has invested 0% in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG). The business's revenue for the quarter was up 86.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago. (more...)
Facebook to launch election integrity effort in Canada Facebook to launch election integrity effort in Canada
- September 15, 2017

Congressional investigators are also turning their attention increasingly toward the role of social media in Russia's election meddling efforts. The ads covered divisive topics such as immigration, race and gay rights and could have played a role in meddling with U.S. (more...)
Chris Johnson was surprised the Cardinals cut him Chris Johnson was surprised the Cardinals cut him
- September 15, 2017

When Johnson was asked if his meeting with Arians went "OK", Johnson just smiled and said, "You know". He has been placed on injured reserve. Although Ellington had more snaps than Williams (20 to nine), expect Williams to get the bulk of the rushing attempts while Johnson is out. (more...)
Belt made of bullets spurs scare, evacuation in NY Belt made of bullets spurs scare, evacuation in NY
- September 15, 2017

Pace University in Lower Manhattan was evacuated Thursday after someone mistook a student's metal studded belt for an ammo belt, a police source said. Miller said the evacuation was "well-controlled" and that no one was injured. A student posted a short video to Twitter at 2:30 p.m. showing a police presence at the campus. (more...)
Earliest use of zero ever discovered on ancient manuscript Earliest use of zero ever discovered on ancient manuscript
- September 15, 2017

The new timeline for the manuscript makes the text considerably older than a ninth-century inscription on a temple in Gwalior , Madhya Pradesh, which was previously believed to be the oldest example of zero being used as a placeholder in India. (more...)
Independent Catalonia would need to apply to join EU - Juncker Independent Catalonia would need to apply to join EU - Juncker
- September 15, 2017

He was accused of drawing up a blueprint for a "United States of Europe" with more centralised powers, as he called for Bulgaria and Romania to join Schengen . "I think this concept is not thought through". "It simply makes no sense to enlarge the euro zone before this has not been dealt with, because (otherwise) problems would get bigger", Kern said, pointing to Greece's struggle for years on the verge of bankruptcy as a prime example of such problems. (more...)
Man with knife attacks soldier in Paris Man with knife attacks soldier in Paris
- September 15, 2017

An individual armed with a knife threatened a soldier patrolling the Châtelet metro station in Paris . The knifeman mentioned Allah as he attacked , according to police, suggesting that it was another Islamist-inspired assault in the French capital. (more...)
Trump in Florida to survey Hurricane Irma damage, meets victims Trump in Florida to survey Hurricane Irma damage, meets victims
- September 15, 2017

An official confirmed to ABC News that a visit by the president to the U.S. Virgin Islands, which was also hit by the hurricane, is a possibility, and said that if it does occur, it wouldn't happen until next week at the earliest. Almost 2.7 million homes and businesses, about 1 in 4 Florida customers, remain without power. "Millions are still without power across the southeastern U.S. (more...)
Máxima tensión: Norcorea volvió a lanzar un misil que sobrevoló Japón Máxima tensión: Norcorea volvió a lanzar un misil que sobrevoló Japón
- September 15, 2017

El lanzamiento del misil se realizó desde Sunan , donde se ubica el aeropuerto internacional de Pyongyang , indicó el Estado Mayor Conjunto de Corea del Sur . El misil fue disparado desde un sitio cerca de Piongyang. "Las resoluciones del Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas , incluida la más reciente resolución unánime de sanciones, representan el piso, no el techo, de las medidas que debemos tomar". (more...)
Snow Leopards Are No Longer Listed As Endangered Snow Leopards Are No Longer Listed As Endangered
- September 15, 2017

A strong interest in global conservation led him to Mongolia in 1992, where, under the guidance of Dr. George Schaller, he took over the management of a long-term snow leopard research project. "It has been suggested that a "downlist" could lead to reduced funding for conservation". But scientists agreed the Himalayas were one of the world's most susceptible regions to climate change . (more...)
Reports Of Explosion At London Underground Station Reports Of Explosion At London Underground Station
- September 15, 2017

One man, Andy Webb, shared an image of what he said was a bag that exploded on the train. There are reports of widespread panic in the area near Parsons Green station. She saw a large flame and heard people saying that a bomb had gone off. London Ambulance and Fire Brigade said paramedics and firefighters were present. (more...)
BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pak troops BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pak troops
- September 15, 2017

The martyred jawan has been identified as BSF Constable Brijendra Bahadur Singh. "They used mortars, automatics and small arms to target nine BSF posts in Arnia", the official said. A civilian also got injured in the incident. On September 4, an infiltrator was killed as forced infiltration bid from across the border was foiled by BSF troops on worldwide border in Arnia Sector. (more...)
Eight people dead after Florida nursing home loses power Eight people dead after Florida nursing home loses power
- September 15, 2017

City officials received a call early Wednesday morning about a patient in distress and, realizing the facility was without air conditioning , moved the patient to the hospital. "Once we determined we had multiple deaths... we made the decision to evacuate ", said Hollywood Police Chief Tom Sanchez . But the initial investigation found that "the building's air conditioning system was not fully functional", the city and police department said in a joint statement . (more...)
Body of British journalist, dragged away by a crocodile in Panama, found Body of British journalist, dragged away by a crocodile in Panama, found
- September 15, 2017

For a fleeting moment, Lafeer saw an arm reaching out of the water, he told The Post. "A local fisherman witnessed a man being dragged into the river, set back from the beach, by a crocodile". local time (5:45 a.m. EDT), Fox News reported. According to the British newspaper the Telegraph , McClean's father, Peter, is director of a management consultancy firm and lives with their mother, Irene, in Surrey. (more...)
WHAT'S HAPPENING: President Trump visits, elderly in peril WHAT'S HAPPENING: President Trump visits, elderly in peril
- September 15, 2017

The president landed in Fort Myers with the first lady, Melania Trump, and met with federal emergency management officials and Florida officials including Senator Marco Rubio, Gov. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in Florida a year ago by about 1 percentage point. And both FEMA administrator Brock Long and acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke avoided explicitly answering when asked Tuesday whether the government needs to be more focused on climate change because of the storms. (more...)
Assam Student Jumps Off Building, Police Suspect Blue Whale Challenge Assam Student Jumps Off Building, Police Suspect Blue Whale Challenge
- September 15, 2017

They thought the game would help them solve their personal problems. Police commissionerate has called a meeting of over 100 vice chancellors and principals of different universities, colleges and schools to sensitize them on the killer Blue Whale game . (more...)
Zaheer Abbas praises ICC role in bringing cricket back to Pakistan Zaheer Abbas praises ICC role in bringing cricket back to Pakistan
- September 15, 2017

Pakistan had registered a 20-run win in the first match on Tuesday, which marked the return of worldwide cricket to the country. When will the third T20I between Pakistan and World XI of Independence Cup be played? "Cricket is a binding force and adds to national unity and brotherhood, it is the identity of Pakistan globally due to the country's excellence because of the team's success in World Cup years ago, and now in Champions Trophy", he said, adding "the resumption of worldwide ... (more...)