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Gujarat HC Bar to challenge Justice Jayant Patel's transfer Gujarat HC Bar to challenge Justice Jayant Patel's transfer
- September 27, 2017

Justice Patel told ET that he was asked by the collegium to comment on why he should not be transferred to the Allahabad high court. Karnataka High Court judge Jayant Patel , who had ordered an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the controversial Ishrat Jahan encounter case in Gujarat, resigned on Monday. (more...)
WATCH & VOTE: Premier League goals of the week
- September 27, 2017

Chelsea have a tricky week ahead prior to the global break, also taking on Man City and Atletico Madrid in two defining fixtures at home and in Europe, but for now all focus will simply be on getting the job done against a stubborn opponent. (more...)
Target Boosting its Minimum Wage Target Boosting its Minimum Wage
- September 27, 2017

The increase will apply to the 100,000 seasonal employees it's hiring for the holidays, but the company declined to say how many of its 323,000 regular employees would see a lift. Of that amount, he said in a statement, 10 million USA workers are headed to earning $15 per hour. But Target's commitment to $15 is the highest from a large retailer thus far. (more...)
United Kingdom must follow all European Union rules in 'transition' period
- September 27, 2017

It represents another significant political intervention from Mr Johnson in the wake of the publication of his 4,000 word post-Brexit vision and new claims at the weekend that he has set "red lines" over Britain's exit from the EU. "What I do know is the most important conversation I had on that night was with Theresa May when she told me she had made a decision to seek to form a government and she wanted me to serve in it". (more...)
New US sanctions hit 8 North Korean banks, 26 bank workers New US sanctions hit 8 North Korean banks, 26 bank workers
- September 27, 2017

The threat came after Trump tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un " won't be around much longer ". Either option poses problems, according to Park Dae-kwang, a research fellow who studies North Korea's air force capabilities at the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses. (more...)
Woman left toddler alone in vehicle at Disney resort, deputies say Woman left toddler alone in vehicle at Disney resort, deputies say
- September 27, 2017

Myriam Lubincadet was arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a coworker at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa found the child "crying and sweating profusely" inside the locked vehicle in the employee parking lot at about 1:05 p.m. According to an arrest affidavit, Lubin Cadet received a call from a friend or family member to watch the girl because the child's mother was going into labor. (more...)
Cuba FM Visits Tillerson in Washington Cuba FM Visits Tillerson in Washington
- September 27, 2017

That meeting at the State Department included Cuban official Josefina Vidal, who has been the public face of Cuba's diplomatic opening with the USA, and other Cuban officials. -Cuba relationship. Trump announced restrictions on Americans traveling to the island and prohibited USA visitors from staying in any hotels doing business with the Cuban military in June. (more...)
U.S. sanctions 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals U.S. sanctions 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals
- September 27, 2017

Trump's rhetoric driving Pyongyang closer or further from war with the U.S.", Gen. McMaster said. The three-star Army general's comments came hours after North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho told reporters that Mr. The Pentagon described the mission as a "demonstration of USA resolve and a clear message that the president has many military options to defeat any threat". (more...)
North Korea Claims Donald Trump Was The First To Declare War North Korea Claims Donald Trump Was The First To Declare War
- September 27, 2017

Trump's remark came in response to North Korea's threat a day earlier to shoot down approaching American bombers even in global air space. The revelation comes a day after Ri accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on North Korea , giving his country "the right to shoot down US bombers even if they do not breach our airspace". (more...)
Senate Republicans junk last-gasp effort to kill Obamacare Senate Republicans junk last-gasp effort to kill Obamacare
- September 27, 2017

Susan Collins (R-Maine) said on Monday that they would not vote for the latest version. Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona shook his head and said "no" when asked about plans for a vote. Above it, he wrote "A few of the many clips of John McCain talking about Repealing & Replacing O'Care". The awkward decision is up to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who has endured three failures already this year. (more...)
Trump Bashes NFL During Remarks With Spain's President Trump Bashes NFL During Remarks With Spain's President
- September 27, 2017

Critics on Twitter took note and immediately began to mock Trump for the gaffe. Data collected from the Pew Research Center last July showed that Trump's approval ratings in Spain are quite low, and similar to those given to former President George W. (more...)
Trump to visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday Trump to visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday
- September 27, 2017

After President Donald Trump bashed any NFL player who protests during the national anthem as a "son of a b***h" and said that their team owners should tell them that they're "fired", hundreds of NFL players then protested during the national anthem before their games on Sunday. (more...)
Backed incumbent loses Alabama GOP Senate primary Backed incumbent loses Alabama GOP Senate primary
- September 27, 2017

The win by Moore, the controversial former state supreme court chief justice who was twice removed from the bench, is a victory for the Republican Party's anti-establishment wing. As The Washington Post pointed out , the admission could serve to provide Trump political cover if unusual loses, but also lends credence to the notion that Trump was not fully invested in the Alabama race to begin with. (more...)
North Korea says Donald Trump has 'declared war' North Korea says Donald Trump has 'declared war'
- September 27, 2017

North Korea has declared that it will shoot down USA jets and stated that Donald Trump's recent tweet was an open declaration of war against the country. Cabinet officials, particularly Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, have insisted the USA -led campaign diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea is focused on eliminating the pariah state's nuclear weapons program, not its totalitarian government. (more...)
At least three Israelis killed by Palestinian gunman
- September 27, 2017

The call comes in the wake of a shooting in the morning that left three Israelis dead. President Reuven Rivlin stated that "in such hard moments, our hearts go out to the families of those murdered, and we pray for recovery of those injured". (more...)
Kurds set to vote in referendum Kurds set to vote in referendum
- September 27, 2017

Masoud Barzani at the Kurdistan Regional Government Presidential Compound in Erbil, Iraq , on June 24, 2014. Some 91.83 percent of voters in Iraqi Kurdistan supported the idea of independence from Baghdad , as 3.4 million ballots were counted, the referendum commission said on Tuesday. (more...)
North Korea Calls Trump's Comments a 'Declaration of War' North Korea Calls Trump's Comments a 'Declaration of War'
- September 27, 2017

Trump said in the same speech that Kim Jong Un , North Korea's leader, was a "rocket man" who was "on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime". North Korea interpreted the message as a declaration of war , but the White House said no such declaration has been made. He finished with a veiled threat directed to the United States, echoing the many previous signals from the Kim regime to attack US territories, or even, the mainland. (more...)
DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg Resigns After Criticizing Trump Remarks on Police Conduct DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg Resigns After Criticizing Trump Remarks on Police Conduct
- September 27, 2017

In 2015, President Barak Obama appointed him to be DEA administrator. "I will continue to root for you, now from the sidelines". In his most public clash with the president, Mr. Rosenberg had previously told Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that he wanted no role in the Department of Justice going forward, at DEA or otherwise. (more...)
EU's Juncker hails Macron speech as 'very European' EU's Juncker hails Macron speech as 'very European'
- September 27, 2017

From a domestic point of view, with the SDP ruling out a grand coalition and the CDU/CSU not willing to work with the AfD, the Greens and FDP will have a strong hand when it comes to wringing concessions from Merkel. IMMIGRATION "It is only with Europe that we can efficiently protect our borders and welcome those who need protection in a dignified manner, and at the same time send back those who are not eligible for asylum". (more...)
North Korea has been getting away with murder for decades. Here's how North Korea has been getting away with murder for decades. Here's how
- September 27, 2017

North Korea's top diplomat on Monday called President Donald Trump's warnings to Pyongyang a declaration of war , and said his country would be within its rights to shoot down US warplanes in global airspace. In Moscow, Russia's Foreign Ministry said it was working behind the scenes to find a political solution and that it plans to hold talks with a representative of North Korea's foreign ministry who is due to arrive in Moscow on Tuesday, the RIA news agency cited the North's embassy to ... (more...)
'Suspected Explosion' Detected In North Korea Sends Analysts Scrambling To Determine Cause 'Suspected Explosion' Detected In North Korea Sends Analysts Scrambling To Determine Cause
- September 27, 2017

In a statement, the administration said that the quake was recorded at a depth of zero kilometres at around 8:30 am GMT close to North Korea's nuclear test site. North Korea - which have recently carried out a series of nuclear tests - has so far made no comments. "It could be a natural quake that really was man-made as the nuclear test would have transferred a lot of stress", he said. (more...)
Twitter explains why they won't delete Trump tweet threatening NK Twitter explains why they won't delete Trump tweet threatening NK
- September 27, 2017

Given that Trump is, in fact, president and that everything he tweets could thus be considered newsworthy, that would seem to provide blanket protection for all his tweets, notes Recode . So why isn't Twitter deleting the threats or suspending his account? Dorsey tweeted, "We're putting significant effort into increasing our transparency as a company and commit to meaningful and fast progress". (more...)
USA travel ban is psychological terrorism - Venezuela USA travel ban is psychological terrorism - Venezuela
- September 27, 2017

President Donald Trump announced Sunday that three new counties have been added to the travel ban list, including North Korea, Chad and Venezuela. Venezuela's government on Monday criticised the White House decision to impose a travel ban against its citizens, and called for a dialogue to overcome their ideological differences. (more...)
Trump Adviser Says North Korea Must Accept Inspections before Talks Trump Adviser Says North Korea Must Accept Inspections before Talks
- September 27, 2017

Hours later, North Korean state media released doctored propaganda photos and video showing an American aircraft carrier and warplanes being destroyed. "Through such a prolonged and arduous struggle, now we are finally only a few steps away from the final gate of completion of the state nuclear force", Ri told the annual gathering of world leaders in NY. (more...)
NK failed to detect USA warplanes off east coast: NIS NK failed to detect USA warplanes off east coast: NIS
- September 27, 2017

The US aircraft, which according to the Pentagon, have reached the closest point to North Korean territory for the first time in recent years, were sent off to North Korea around midnight on Saturday. The surviving pilot said after his release he was pressured by North Korean officials to confess that the helicopter had crossed into North Korea . The last time North Korea fired on a U.S. (more...)