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Boz mourns the death of mentally ill cousin gunned down by police Boz mourns the death of mentally ill cousin gunned down by police
- September 26, 2017

Police claimed that they attempted to contact Russell , 25, at his home for more than two hours, at which point the Peoria Police Special Response Team reported to the scene. "He needs JUSTICE!" she continued . Then one cop shot =LIES! "Was a sweet harmless young man with mental issues he couldn't help". "They blocked everyone off including neighbors at a 4 block radius including his mother and father and family!", she wrote. (more...)
SC baby's remains found after mother's arrest SC baby's remains found after mother's arrest
- September 26, 2017

Joey Crosby said in a recorded statement Sunday night. A pregnant woman has been shot to death and police in SC say her baby did not survive. The baby's remains were sent to Charleston to determine the cause of death. Harriett reportedly told police that she watched the 9-month-old die and placed the deceased baby in a auto seat before Simmons left their apartment. (more...)
DACA enrollees eligible for application fee assistance DACA enrollees eligible for application fee assistance
- September 26, 2017

Lawmakers from both parties have publically stated their support for finding a permanent legislative solution for the so-called DREAMers and polling finds that Americans overwhelmingly support that action. Under DACA , undocumented people brought to the United States as children were allowed to remain in the country by applying and registering with the federal government. (more...)
Man Caught On Camera Allegedly Kidnapping Woman In South Los Angeles Man Caught On Camera Allegedly Kidnapping Woman In South Los Angeles
- September 26, 2017

The man grabs the woman and appears to carry her against her will back to the vehicle. He closed the door and walked around the rear of the auto, getting in the driver's side door again. Witnesses told police the vehicle had a Texas license plate whose first three digits might have read "763". The auto stopped and the suspect, a Hispanic male in his 20s, exited the vehicle and approached a woman who was walking on the sidewalk. (more...)
'North Korea boosts defenses' amid tensions with US 'North Korea boosts defenses' amid tensions with US
- September 26, 2017

North Korea has moved its airplanes and strengthened defences on its eastern coast after the U.S. dispatched fighter jets and bombers to the Korean peninsula earlier last weekend, a South Korean intelligence source said on Tuesday. Meanwhile, China on Tuesday warned that there would be no victor in a potential war on the Korean Peninsula. Speaking in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said war on the Korean peninsula would have no victor. (more...)
European Union official Tusk: No sufficient progress in Brexit talks European Union official Tusk: No sufficient progress in Brexit talks
- September 26, 2017

The government has dropped its "have cake and eat it" approach to Brexit , Donald Tusk said today, but there has not been enough progress to move on to trade negotiations. "But we will work". May said later she and Tusk had agreed things have moved on in the process. The PM said: "I set out in my speech last week in Florence the hope for working together to that deep and special partnership I think we want to create with the European Union once we leave the European Union". (more...)
Kashmir's longest surviving militant commander killed Kashmir's longest surviving militant commander killed
- September 26, 2017

According to Jammu and Kashmir Police, Najar was sent to the Kashmir Valley by United Jehad Council Commander Syed Salahuddin to revive the Hizbul outfit which had suffered many blows of late with its top commanders being eliminated one after the other in the past few months. (more...)
USA imposes sanctions on nine North Korean banks, 26 individuals USA imposes sanctions on nine North Korean banks, 26 individuals
- September 26, 2017

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S.is targeting those "across the globe" who facilitate financial transactions for North Korea. The penalties underscore the reach of North Korea's financial connections despite an onerous array of restrictions already imposed on the country by the United States and the United Nations . (more...)
Bipartisan Auto Insurance Proposal Expected This Week Bipartisan Auto Insurance Proposal Expected This Week
- September 26, 2017

Leonard, Duggan and House Insurance Committee Chairwoman Lana Theis of Brighton Township will detail their no-fault auto insurance reform plan at a 10 a.m. Detroit has some of the most expensive auto insurance rates in the country. The unlimited health care option will remain for those who want to keep it. (more...)
On Rohingya Issue, It's Varun Gandhi vs Union Minister Hansraj Ahir On Rohingya Issue, It's Varun Gandhi vs Union Minister Hansraj Ahir
- September 26, 2017

Gandhi has also penned down suggestions for framing a policy to ensure refugees are not a threat to the country. In a complete contradiction of the government stand which says that India is not bound by global laws, as it is not a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention treaty, Varun Gandhi says that India has subscribed to the regional SAARC Terrorism Protocol treaty, where Article 17 said that the country will not deport anyone who may be persecuted due to their faith. (more...)
CM's intervention also frees other nationals in Sharjah jail CM's intervention also frees other nationals in Sharjah jail
- September 26, 2017

Vijayan along with his cabinet colleagues met Al Qasimi, who reached here yesterday on a five day visit to Kerala, at the Raj Bhavan. The plan is to have 10 apartment towers for which 10 acres of land would be required. A world class medical centre was proposed near Kannur worldwide airport which is expected to be operational in the second half of 2018 with investment from Sharjah. (more...)
Why Twitter Won't Remove Trump's Controversial Tweet On North Korea Why Twitter Won't Remove Trump's Controversial Tweet On North Korea
- September 26, 2017

It also admitted that it needs to "do better than this", but has indicated that as the president, nearly everything of which the incumbent says will remain on Twitter . North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told the UN General Assembly over the weekend targeting the U.S. mainland with its rockets was inevitable after Mr Trump called the North Korean leader a "rocket man on a suicide mission" . (more...)
Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing boyfriend Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing boyfriend
- September 26, 2017

Lavinia Woodward has been handed an 10-month jail term, suspended for a year and a half, in relation to the violent rampage involving a bread knife at Christ Church college. Woodward later tried to stab herself with the knife before her boyfriend stopped her. "Ms Woodward is not now studying at Oxford, having voluntarily suspended her medical studies". (more...)
Brent oil price ease back from two-year highs Brent oil price ease back from two-year highs
- September 26, 2017

Kachikwu stated at the OPEC and non-OPEC meeting that even though Nigeria's oil production in August was 1.802 million barrels per day (mbpd), it was still not an enough justification for such call. Good news for Opec then. Emmanuel Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, who led Nigeria's delegation to the meeting, argued that though Nigeria's production recovery efforts have made some appreciable progress since October previous year, Nigeria is not yet out of the ... (more...)
Georgetown Law Professors, Students Plan to Protest Sessions Speech Georgetown Law Professors, Students Plan to Protest Sessions Speech
- September 26, 2017

In a speech at Georgetown Law School's Center for the Constitution, Sessions cited a study that surveyed 450 colleges and universities across the country and found that 40 percent have codes that "substantially infringe on constitutionally protected speech". (more...)
M'sia regrets Asean statement on Rohingyas M'sia regrets Asean statement on Rohingyas
- September 26, 2017

More than 436,000 refugees have crossed the border from Rakhine since August 25 when a military crackdown was launched following attacks by Rohingya militants, according to United Nations figures on Monday. With the government blocking access to the conflict zone , it is hard to verify the maelstrom of accusations. Her indifferent behaviour towards Rohingyas has undermined her reputation being a noble peace prize laureate and advocate of democracy and human rights. (more...)
Palestinian gov't assumes responsibilities in Gaza: PM Palestinian gov't assumes responsibilities in Gaza: PM
- September 26, 2017

There has been a decade-long split between Gaza and the occupied West Bank since Hamas took control of the coastal enclave, following internal disputes sparked by Hamas's victory in 2006 elections, which was rejected by rival Fatah group and the worldwide community. (more...)
Facebook could follow LinkedIn and be blocked in Russian Federation Facebook could follow LinkedIn and be blocked in Russian Federation
- September 26, 2017

The law, which was fiercely opposed by the telecommunications industry, is an apparent move to pressure sites such as Facebook and Twitter into handing over user information. Facebook said it was sharing its findings with the USA authorities. Facebook is widely used by the opposition to President Vladimir Putin to coordinate protests and make political statements. (more...)
Parents of Otto Warmbier speak out against North Korea Parents of Otto Warmbier speak out against North Korea
- September 26, 2017

North Korea claimed he fell into a coma two months later due to botulism and a sleeping pill, but doctors in the US found that he suffered from severe brain damage. "They destroyed him", his mother Cindy Warmbier said. "Otto was on the stretcher. and he was jerking violently, making these inhuman sounds", Warmbier said. (more...)
Dean Skelos gets corruption conviction tossed Dean Skelos gets corruption conviction tossed
- September 26, 2017

A federal appeals panel on Tuesday overturned the 2015 corruption convictions of Dean G. Skelos , once the powerful majority leader of the New York State Senate, and his son, Adam B. "We identify charging error in light of McDonnell v". The United States attorney's office in Manhattan, which has already said it will retry Mr. Skelos was the Senate's Republican leader from 2008 to 2015, holding the powerful role of majority leader for much of that time. (more...)
Labour Party Conference drama as speaker COLLAPSES on stage Labour Party Conference drama as speaker COLLAPSES on stage
- September 26, 2017

Labour MP Wes Streeting, said: "There are too many people in the party - including at the top - who have adopted an ostrich strategy, saying "this is not a problem, this is not an anti-Semitism issue". "There should be no limits on the discussion". His remarks went down well with the 400-strong audience who had turned out at the launch of the Jewish Voices for Labour, a new organisation for Jewish members of the Labour party. (more...)
Pakistan's BAT tries to push intruders into J&K; attempt foiled Pakistan's BAT tries to push intruders into J&K; attempt foiled
- September 26, 2017

Firing by Indian posts was still on at time of filing the report. Army sources said that around a section (8 to 12) of Pakistan's BAT infiltrated in Kupwara district and attacked the Indian Army post. He said the unprovoked aggression from across the LoC was effectively retaliated by the soldiers. Its primary task is to dominate the LoC by lunching deadly attacks. (more...)
Sadiq Khan opens door for second Brexit referendum on terms of deal
- September 26, 2017

At the annual conference of his opposition Labour Party , Khan told an audience with GuardianLive that he thought having a state visit, which Prime Minister Theresa May has said is still planned, was "wrong". Khan's remarks came as Trump renewed the travel restrictions on citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from visiting the USA, while also adding North Korea, Venezuela and Muslim-majority Chad to the list. (more...)
Trump has declared war: North Korea Trump has declared war: North Korea
- September 26, 2017

Tensions have been growing as Pyongyang has continued to develop nuclear weapons in the face of worldwide demands that it cease. North Korea's foreign minister has said Pyongyang has the right to "shoot down" U.S. The 90-second video released on the DPRK Today news site one day after US jets flew over waters east of North Korea, began with images mocking Trump before flashing to a submarine-launched missile striking the USS Carl Vinson , Yonhap News Agency reported . (more...)
After German election, Macron to set out his vision for Europe After German election, Macron to set out his vision for Europe
- September 26, 2017

Joerg Meuthen, AfD party co-leader, said: "What is happening in our country is a gradual dissolution of our nation. let us talk about that in a democratic discourse". The spectacle put a spotlight on the tug-of-war within the party between radical and more moderate forces at the top. The tallies show that only about 1 in 2 Germans voted for the center-right Christian Democratic Union or the center-left Social Democratic Party - far fewer than in recent decades. (more...)

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