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Ryan: Trump did not broker a DACA agreement with Schumer and Pelosi Ryan: Trump did not broker a DACA agreement with Schumer and Pelosi
- September 18, 2017

Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House of Representatives top Democrat Nancy Pelosi sounded optimistic as they emerged from their "very productive" dinner meeting with Trump. Young undocumented immigrants would be allowed to stay in the country in exchange for a border security package-a package that does not include funding for a wall on the U.S.'s southern border. (more...)
Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh exceeds 400000 Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh exceeds 400000
- September 18, 2017

According to different organizations, recent military offensives by the Myanmar Army in Rakhine State has led to the killing of hundreds of Rohingya people. As a result, they're effectively stateless. It said it also had credible reports of Rohingya militants burning the homes of ethnic Rakhine and other minorities. (more...)
US Flies Bombers amid Standoff with North Korea US Flies Bombers amid Standoff with North Korea
- September 18, 2017

North Korea has warned that the more sanctions pursued by the U.S. and its allies, the more quickly it will complete its nuclear force, official state news agency KCNA reports. The ministry said it will strengthen the regular mobilisation of USA strategic military assets and rapidly wrap up the consultation with Washington on the bilateral missile guideline to increase the payload of South Korea's homegrown ballistic missiles. (more...)
Man wears clown mask to scare daughter, gunshot is fired Man wears clown mask to scare daughter, gunshot is fired
- September 18, 2017

The girl, screaming about a clown chasing her, jumped in a stranger's auto as her disguised father sped after her, according to Fox6. At some point, police say, the apartment owner fired a shot into the ground to get the man to cooperate until officers arrived. (more...)
The woman who had her IVF paid for by George Michael has given birth The woman who had her IVF paid for by George Michael has given birth
- September 18, 2017

The Wham! star gave his mother Lynette Gillard , 38, the money for treatment after seeing her on Deal or No Deal in 2008. Gillard has now given birth to a baby boy, Seth Logan George Hart, with partner Nathan Hart after discovering she was pregnant on Christmas Day previous year, the same day George Michael passed away. (more...)
Ryan: Majority in Congress want to protect young immigrants
- September 18, 2017

The case on behalf of Garcia and other DACA recipients could be heard with two separately filed San Francisco DACA cases, one brought by the University of California and the other by a group of state attorneys general, led by California's Xavier Becerra. (more...)
London Tube attack suspect identified as Syrian refugee
- September 18, 2017

Ian Harvey, who heads local Spelthorne Borough Council, said he believed the 18-year-old was an Iraqi orphan who moved to the United Kingdom when he was 15 after his parents died and had lived in the Sunbury house. She said: "Severe still means that an attack is highly likely so I would urge everybody to continue to be vigilant but not alarmed". Suleman Sarwar, 43, who owns Aladdin's Fried Chicken on Kingsley Road, Hounslow, with his brothers, said Farroukh worked at the takeaway. (more...)
World's largest solar power plant to be built in Dubai World's largest solar power plant to be built in Dubai
- September 18, 2017

The contract for a 700-MW extension built around what will be the world's tallest solar tower at 260 meters was awarded to a consortium consisting of Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power and China's Shanghai Electric, who bid a Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) of 7.3 U.S. (more...)
U.S. to dump Iran deal unless IAEA toughens monitoring policy
- September 18, 2017

Earlier on Thursday, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), confirmed claims made by Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki R. During their scheduled meeting Monday, Netanyahu will reportedly present Trump with Israel's position on Iran, and also address the subject in a speech during a UNGA meeting Tuesday. (more...)
Trump Mocks Clinton In Another Early-Morning Twitter Tirade Trump Mocks Clinton In Another Early-Morning Twitter Tirade
- September 18, 2017

Last month, the president retweeted an image of the "Trump Train" running over CNN. He posted about talking to the South Korean president, calling Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man", campaigning for a Republican attorney general candidate in MI, and retweeted several pro-Trump Twitter accounts that had shared images of him bringing jobs back to the U.S., "making America great again", or attacking The New York Times. (more...)
Verdict expected today in trial of Ibrahim Halawa Verdict expected today in trial of Ibrahim Halawa
- September 18, 2017

His three sisters, Somaia, Fatima and Omaima were also arrested but later released on bail and returned to Dublin . "I am sure Ibrahim's family are looking forward to the moment that Ibrahim will return to his home and loved ones". Mr Coveney said: "We are conscious that there will be some practical procedures and formalities to be gone through before Ibrahim will be able to fly back to Dublin, but my department and our embassy team will be assisting and supporting Ibrahim and his family to ... (more...)
Gas prices drop 15 cents, highest in UP Gas prices drop 15 cents, highest in UP
- September 18, 2017

Fuel prices are continuing to slowly fall in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but the bigger dips in gasoline costs are expected in the days and weeks ahead. "It will not happen overnight, as pump prices decline much slower than they rise". According to GasBuddy's historical data, Macon's average prices per gallon for September 18 have changed dramatically over the last five years: $2.16 in 2016, $2.04 in 2015, $3.19 in 2014, $3.25 in 2013 and $3.72 in 2012. (more...)
MTA, Dahlia buses collide in Queens, NYPD says MTA, Dahlia buses collide in Queens, NYPD says
- September 18, 2017

One person was pronounced dead at the scene after being found underneath one of the buses, leading authorities to believe that person may have been a pedestrian. Pictures from the scene showed swarms of firefighters around the two buses. The MTA did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Q13, Q16, Q19, Q25, Q25Ltd, Q28, Q34, Q65, Q65Ltd, Q66 and QM3 buses are delayed in both directions, due to FDNY/NYPD activity on Northern Blvd and Main St. (more...)
Global rugby family celebrates IOC Olympic Games programme decision Global rugby family celebrates IOC Olympic Games programme decision
- September 18, 2017

The Californian city were keen to stage the earlier Games because of its readiness to host while Paris said its prospective site for the Games would not be available for redevelopment after 2024. SNCF , a global leader in passenger and freight transport services, is one of the official partners of of the Olympic and Paralympic games in Paris in 2024 and announced the successful bid for the games in almost 3,000 train stations across France . (more...)
Amber Alert issued for 2 children in Jericho Amber Alert issued for 2 children in Jericho
- September 18, 2017

Aaliyah Gomez has black hair and brown eyes, stands 4 feet tall and weighs about 40 pounds. Police say the suspect, Sun Shin, is an Asian female, 31, with straight, brown hair and brown eyes. The suspect, identified as Julio Gomez, is still outstanding according to authorities. Police said they are looking for a white 2015 Honda Accord with NY registration plate HCR1560. (more...)
Sharad faction removes Nitish from party president's post Sharad faction removes Nitish from party president's post
- September 18, 2017

Asked about the BJP government's decision to deport Rohingya Muslims, Nitish Kumar , whose Janata Dal United counts on Muslim support in Bihar , offered no comment except to say his party is yet to formulate a stand, though he did say that personally he would pitch for "insaniyat" (humanity). (more...)
More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destruction More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destruction
- September 18, 2017

As of 5 p.m. on Saturday, Florida Power & Light said about 735,000 customers, or 15 percent of the utility's customers, were without electricity. The order followed the deaths of eight elderly people this week at a sweltering nursing home north of Miami that lost power. (more...)
Power not restored at 50 nursing homes Power not restored at 50 nursing homes
- September 18, 2017

Scott called the deaths "unfathomable", and vowed to investigate the incident. "You want to come back to power", he said. North Carolina reported its first Irma death on Friday, saying a man there also had died of carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator. (more...)
Lady Gaga postpones European tour dates over Lady Gaga postpones European tour dates over "trauma and chronic pain"
- September 18, 2017

I use the word suffer not only because trauma and chronic pain have changed my life, but because they are keeping me from living a normal life". Lady Gaga , who was born Stefani Joanna Germanotta, continued: 'I would do anything 4 you but I have to take care of my body right now'. (more...)
North Korea releases photos it claims are of latest missile test North Korea releases photos it claims are of latest missile test
- September 18, 2017

The worldwide community is scrambling to contain an increasingly belligerent North Korea , which in recent weeks prompted global alarm by conducting its sixth and largest nuclear test and firing long-range missiles over Japan that it says could reach the United States mainland. (more...)
Al Jazeera's Snapchat account banned in Saudi Al Jazeera's Snapchat account banned in Saudi
- September 18, 2017

Snap complies with the local laws in the countries where it operates, a spokesperson for the company said on Sunday. So, tl;dr, the law enshrines a regime of total state-control of media. The wider political context here is a regional power struggle , with Saudi and its Gulf allies seeking to maintain the political status quo and viewing Qatari as a destabilizing risk. (more...)
Senior IPS officer YC Modi appointed as new NIA chief Senior IPS officer YC Modi appointed as new NIA chief
- September 18, 2017

He will hold the post till his superannuation, ie 31 May, 2021. The government says he will take charge as Officer on Special Duty in the NIA immediately to ensure a smooth takeover. His continuance was approved apparently to help the agency in completing some of the important cases which include Pathankot terror case, terror strikes in Kashmir, Burdwan blast case and Samjhauta blast cases. (more...)
Cam Newton goes down on sack No. 6 by the Bills Cam Newton goes down on sack No. 6 by the Bills
- September 18, 2017

Furthermore, the unit was stout against the run, limiting Carolina to only 77 yards on the ground. The Eagles' ailing secondary lost two more players when starting safety Rodney McLeod and backup cornerback Jaylen Watkins left with hamstring injuries in the first half of their game in Kansas City. (more...)
Soldiers Guard Key Sites As Threat Level Remains At Critical Soldiers Guard Key Sites As Threat Level Remains At Critical
- September 18, 2017

The news comes after British police have raided another home in west London as they widen their search for the terrorists behind the train bombing. The 21-year-old is believed to have travelled to the United Kingdom around five years ago as an unaccompanied minor. (more...)
Stadium goes dark as San Diego State upsets Stanford Stadium goes dark as San Diego State upsets Stanford
- September 18, 2017

Week 3 was great for San Diego State , but not exactly for the Mountain West Conference. How quarterback Keller Chryst is able to use those targets against an excellent San Diego State secondary should factor into Saturday's outcome. (more...)