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One Romanian soldier dead, two injured in Afghanistan bomb attack One Romanian soldier dead, two injured in Afghanistan bomb attack
- September 16, 2017

NATO's Resolute Support (RS) mission said in a statement: "A small number of RS service members were wounded today when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device targeted their patrol in Kandahar". But he said there was only one attack on a coalition patrol in the Kandahar region on September 15. The militants routinely exaggerate battlefield claims. (more...)
McMaster Defends Trump Speculating On London Subway Bombing McMaster Defends Trump Speculating On London Subway Bombing
- September 16, 2017

These are sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard . Scotland Yard today declined to comment on Trump's tweet. "The travel ban into the United States should be far larger, tougher and more specific - but stupidly, that would not be politically correct!" Actually, his irresponsibly rapid response to the attack at the Parsons Green station compared with his deeply problematic stance on the white supremacists responsible for the death of Heather Heyer ... (more...)
All Blacks crush Boks by record 57-0 margin All Blacks crush Boks by record 57-0 margin
- September 16, 2017

Wing Nehe Milner-Skudder was the main beneficiary of another exceptional performance from Beauden Barrett as the All Blacks cut the Springboks to ribbons to maintain their 100 per cent record in the competition and take a huge step towards defending their title. (more...)
Sheikh Tamim: Qatar ready to talk to end Gulf crisis Sheikh Tamim: Qatar ready to talk to end Gulf crisis
- September 16, 2017

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut ties with Qatar , accusing it of backing extremism and fostering ties with their Shiite rival Iran. The French president has called the Arab states to lift an embargo on Qatar after the meeting with the Qatari emir. "The President of the Republic has reaffirmed the will of France , which has relations of friendship and trust with all the countries involved in this crisis, to play an active role in support of Kuwaiti ... (more...)
UK Prime Minister May scolds Trump for irresponsible 'speculation' about terror attack UK Prime Minister May scolds Trump for irresponsible 'speculation' about terror attack
- September 16, 2017

Trump's tweet seemed to envision such a "larger, tougher" ban, though he also said the measure needed to be "more specific" - which might indicate the White House is not inclined to bar people merely due to their nationality. "The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better!" However, former chief of staff to May Nick Timothy on Friday called Trump's "loser terrorist" tweets " unhelpful ". (more...)
Louis protests turn violent after white cop's acquittal Louis protests turn violent after white cop's acquittal
- September 16, 2017

Ahead of the acquittal, activists had threatened civil disobedience if Jason Stockley were not convicted, including possible efforts to shut down highways. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Stockley asked him to show his hands when he thought the suspect was reaching for a gun. Only Mr Smith's DNA was traced on a plastic bag of heroin that was also found in the vehicle. (more...)
Possible parts of a future deal Possible parts of a future deal
- September 16, 2017

DACA recipients are protected from deportation, but they don't now have a path to permanent residency. Maybe the agreement will eventually fall apart when the particulars of the deal begin to be worked out, and Democrats balk at the amount of border security? Republican leaders in Congress also chimed in - making clear they must be involved if any deal is to become law. (more...)
London police investigating 'incident' at subway station London police investigating 'incident' at subway station
- September 16, 2017

Commuters instantly began to exit the station in a panic, prompting some individuals to be injured in the stampede. Eight people were later discharged around 4:30 p.m. No suspects have been publically announced. She said that investigators were still trying to identify the suspected bomber, dismissing suggestions by the United States president that police knew who was responsible. (more...)
No 'Third Party Meddling', Says China After Japan's Investment Announcement In North No 'Third Party Meddling', Says China After Japan's Investment Announcement In North
- September 16, 2017

The India-Japan joint statement had referred to cooperation between the two sides to develop the North Eastern States as a "concrete symbol of developing synergies" between India's Act East policy and Japan's Free and Open Indo Pacific Strategy. (more...)
Army kills two militants, foils infiltration bid Army kills two militants, foils infiltration bid
- September 16, 2017

The identities and affiliation of the suspected militants is not known yet, Kalia added. However, the Army foiled their bid and neutralised them in the process. The Army's Northern Command said an operation was under way. Indian Army gave a befitting response against the ceasefire violation following the firing from across the global border had reportedly stopped. (more...)
Modi government launched 'electoral bullet train', says Congress
- September 16, 2017

However, he feels Modi will not be successful this time with the launch of the bullet train project, months before the Gujarat Assembly election. The train will run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai from 2022. It further states that the Mumbai local trains were already distress and the overall railways are struggling to provide basic train services. All these projects were needed for the nation. (more...)
Police force in Manila area relieved of duty Police force in Manila area relieved of duty
- September 16, 2017

Metro Manila's top police officer Oscar Albayalde said all personnel in the Caloocan area of the capital would undergo retraining and reorientation before being reassigned to other police units, not necessarily in Manila. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II warned the public against policemen trying to enter their homes. "This afternoon they were admitted into the WPP.We want the parents of Kulot to know that they can trust the government's WPP", Aguirre said. (more...)
Theresa May scolds Trump for speculating about London terror attack Theresa May scolds Trump for speculating about London terror attack
- September 16, 2017

After Friday's attack, which injured 22 people, Mr Trump tweeted that the "sick and demented" terrorists must be "dealt with in a much tougher manner". "We have made more progress in the last nine months against ISIS than the Obama Administration has made in 8 years", he wrote . "I think what the president was communicating is, uh, is that obviously all of our law enforcement efforts are focused on this terrorist threat", he said. (more...)
Salman Khan receives Global Diversity Award Salman Khan receives Global Diversity Award
- September 16, 2017

Salman shared the video in which he can be seen having breakfast with adorable little Ahil and a really cute moment is seen between the "Mama and Bhanja". He will reunite with Katrina Kaif in this film which will be directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. The film is a sequel to their 2012 film Ek Tha Tiger and both the actors will reprise their roles. (more...)
Speaking of Trump, DACA and an invisible line toward naturalization Speaking of Trump, DACA and an invisible line toward naturalization
- September 16, 2017

Rob Boulter, with the Cathedral of the Incarnation. King said he has seen his colleagues in Congress refer to the wall as actually a fence or surveillance measures instead of the physical barrier Trump promised, and such declarations ring hollow. (more...)
Arsene Wenger hails Arsene Wenger hails "exceptional" Alexis Sanchez
- September 16, 2017

After spending the whole of this past summer battling Manchester City and keeping them away from an exceptionally disgruntled Alexis Sanchez , Arsenal are going to have to ready themselves for an onslaught from the red half of Manchester, if reports in SportBild are to be believed. (more...)
Conservatives Fume Over DACA Deal As Trump Tries To Mollify His Base
- September 16, 2017

As the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) notes, that's enough people to populate or even create a major city the size of Chicago, Illinois. And soon after, Trump appeared to confirm that approach. Schumer, too, clearly relishes the dealmaking; he was caught on a live microphone on the Senate floor Thursday gleefully telling Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.: "He likes us!" Immigration hardliners like Republican congressmen Lou Barletta, of Pennsylvania, and Indiana's ... (more...)
ECP orders police to arrest Imran ECP orders police to arrest Imran
- September 16, 2017

The warrant of arrest has been issued owing to Imran's continued absence from the ECP with regards to a contempt hearing against him. The warrant is bailable and mentions that Imran may be released by the police if he submits bail of Rs100,000 along with two sureties and announces that he will attend the ECP hearings. (more...)
As Mueller probe intensifies, so do Trump attacks on Comey As Mueller probe intensifies, so do Trump attacks on Comey
- September 16, 2017

However, Gowdy said it is not up to Sanders to allege whether Comey had broken the law. Comey confidant Ben Wittes told The Hill the charges against his friend were a "disgusting abuse" by the White House and its press secretary. Defenders of Comey fired back following days of White House attacks, which Maddow alluded to Thursday night. "Read Hillary Clinton's book", said Sekulow, referring to the newly released post-mortem of last year's election that harshly criticizes Comey's ... (more...)
Hurricane Irma's Wrath On The BVI Hurricane Irma's Wrath On The BVI
- September 16, 2017

The French government has also faced criticism from political opponents and from islanders who say they feel abandoned amid the post-hurricane chaos. The BBC understands he will visit the British Virgin Islands and Anguilla , both British overseas territories which were badly damaged by the storm. (more...)
Lawmaker tried negotiating deal with Trump to help WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Lawmaker tried negotiating deal with Trump to help WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
- September 16, 2017

The California congressman told TheDC that Assange, who promises never to reveal sources, told Rohrabacher during their August meeting that he could prove that Russian Federation wasn't behind the hacking and dissemination of emails from the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 election. (more...)
Ark. Lineman Electrocuted in Georgia Ark. Lineman Electrocuted in Georgia
- September 16, 2017

Liam's dad is a lineman and has basically been working non-stop to help restore power to the state. "It makes me sad that he missed his dad every single time he walks out the door". Georgia Power has restored power to more than 95 percent, or more than 960,000 customers, impacted by Hurricane Irma in just four days - 48 hours ahead of schedule. (more...)
National POW Day ceremony to be held Friday at Fairgrounds National POW Day ceremony to be held Friday at Fairgrounds
- September 16, 2017

County Commissioner Vice Chair Ken Lawrence summed up the feelings of many . "My dad, before he passed away, talked about my Uncle Kenny", Walker said. It's for those reasons that we use this day not only to rededicate ourselves to the memories of those lost, but also to the ongoing obligation to uncover and understand the circumstances surrounding what happened to them. (more...)
Panama verdict: Pakistan SC rejects Sharifs' review petitions (Third Lead) Panama verdict: Pakistan SC rejects Sharifs' review petitions (Third Lead)
- September 16, 2017

File image of Maryam Nawaz. The observation came when Khawaja Haris expressed the reservation that his client might not get fair trial in the accountability court since everything in the corruption references against Nawaz Sharif and his children had been attributed to the Supreme Court. (more...)
Theresa May says Trump tweet on London explosion not helpful Theresa May says Trump tweet on London explosion not helpful
- September 16, 2017

He also said that terrorists "must be dealt with in a much tougher manner". "The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better!" he wrote on Twitter. Trump told reporters Friday morning, "We have to be very smart". None of their wounds were considered serious or life-threatening. "We have to be very, very tough". (more...)