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Cowboys, Cardinals stand, lock arms for anthem
- September 27, 2017

The Dallas Cowboys team, including owner Jerry Jones , knelt on the field before the national anthem was belted out at University of Phoenix Stadium for Monday Night Football . The team then stood up with arms still linked and remained standing during the performance, a move that many people might argue defeats the objective of the movement as it does not protest the anthem. (more...)
Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys before national anthem Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys before national anthem
- September 27, 2017

Big progress being made-we all love our country!' Trump has claimed that kneeling during the anthem is disrespectful to American servicemen and -women and the national anthem. "The issue of kneeling has nothing to do with race ", the president wrote in a message on Twitter on September 25. " It is about respect for our country, flag and national anthem ", he tweeted. (more...)
AC Islamabad indicted Ishaq Dar
- September 27, 2017

The Supreme Court while announcing the landmark decision of Panamagate case, which caused the ouster of Nawaz Sharif on July 28, had ordered the NAB to file references against the Sharif family and Ishaq Dar within six weeks. During the previous court hearing on September 20, the federal minister didn't appear before the court following which his bailable arrest warrant was issued. (more...)
Twitter Explains Why It Won't Take Down Trump's North Korea Threat
- September 27, 2017

Now, Twitter has said this before in so many words, but now that things are at nuclear level, here it is again: What Trump tweets is newsworthy, so he's not getting kicked off Twitter. officials to get a sense of the Trump administration's thinking. "The most obvious reason Ri made those comments was because North Korea simply can't tolerate such high-profile insults to its supreme leadership", Cha said. (more...)
GJM calls off Darjeeling bandh GJM calls off Darjeeling bandh
- September 27, 2017

Following Gurung's announcement to withdraw the strike, state Tourism Minister Goutam Deb said the situation in the hills had become normal. Singh has also directed Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to convene a meeting of senior officials to examine all outstanding issues. (more...)
Shiv Sena corners PM Narendra Modi over BHU violence Shiv Sena corners PM Narendra Modi over BHU violence
- September 27, 2017

Tripathi's bid to wash his hands of the matter by saying that outsiders hijacked the protests has not gone down well either with anyone. Meanwhile, even as the Varanasi Divisional Commissioner has held the BHU administration guilty of not being sensitive during the incident and failing to take timely action, the varsity announced a number of steps for better security on the campus. (more...)
Jerry Jones joins Cowboys in taking knee in protest Jerry Jones joins Cowboys in taking knee in protest
- September 27, 2017

Cardinals owner Michael Bidwell and his family and general manager Steve Keim joined them. The White House on Monday defended President Trump's criticism of players who don't stand up for the anthem. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , who remains unsigned , started the kneeling movement in 2016 to protest racial injustice in America. (more...)
US Adds More Sanctions on North Korea US Adds More Sanctions on North Korea
- September 27, 2017

The US Treasury Department said sanctions are being taken to complement the UN Security Council resolution adopted on September 11. "They play a very important role in additional sanctions; the banking sanctions, stopping oil imports to North Korea", Daines told Fox News. (more...)
USA commerce secretary hopeful about Trump-Xi trade talks USA commerce secretary hopeful about Trump-Xi trade talks
- September 27, 2017

Ross said the United States trade relationship with China was lopsided and neither side had made concessions during his visit to Beijing this week, but he insisted he was optimistic about resolving trade disputes between the two nations. Trump called Xi a "friend" for whom he has "great respect" after they met at the U.S. leader's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida in April. Last Friday, China announced that it would restrict some oil product exports to North Korea, as Mr Trump seeks to further ... (more...)
China buys N Korean coal before United Nations deadline China buys N Korean coal before United Nations deadline
- September 27, 2017

President Donald Trump warned North Korea on Tuesday that any US military option against North Korea would be "devastating" for Pyongyang, but said the use of force was not Washington's first option. The release comes after data on Saturday showed China's trade with North Korea jumped in August even after the United Nations sanctions, mainly driven by a rise in imports. (more...)
3rd GOP Senator Announces Opposition to Obamacare Repeal Bill 3rd GOP Senator Announces Opposition to Obamacare Repeal Bill
- September 27, 2017

Compounding the problem for the bill, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office released a preliminary analysis of the new legislation on Monday, and projected that it would leave "millions fewer people" with comprehensive health insurance. (more...)
India gets full United States backing in war on cross-border terror India gets full United States backing in war on cross-border terror
- September 27, 2017

During that meeting between Modi and Trump, both sides had reaffirmed their resolve to further develop their strong strategic partnership. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a statement said, "The visit of the Chief Executive of Afghanistan will provide an opportunity to review and build upon the multifaceted bilateral cooperation". (more...)
Atletico beat Sevilla to jump to 2nd place in La Liga Atletico beat Sevilla to jump to 2nd place in La Liga
- September 27, 2017

Costa also had his mind set on a return after being told by Chelsea boss Conte that he was no longer part of his plans despite scoring 20 Premier League goals as Chelsea regained the title last season. An unbelievable player and one of the nicest and funniest guys I have met in football, playing against him in training and games was an absolute nightmare, one of the best and underrated players I have played with and against. (more...)
United States slaps sanctions on 8 North Korean banks
- September 27, 2017

The Trump administration also clarified on Monday that it was not seeking to overthrow North Korea's government after President Trump tweeted that its leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer". "This is the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) any USA fighter or bomber aircraft have flown off North Korea's coast in the 21st century", White said. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers: It's about prestige not money for Celtic Brendan Rodgers: It's about prestige not money for Celtic
- September 27, 2017

Scotland's champions face managerless Anderlecht in Brussels with a chance to stake a claim for third place in Group B. We shall see [if it motivates them]. 'They haven't started the season as they would have wanted but the Champions League is a great motivator for them'. "But I am sure it makes for a good game and we will see how it turns out". (more...)
North Korea, Chad, Venezuela included in Trump's new travel restrictions North Korea, Chad, Venezuela included in Trump's new travel restrictions
- September 27, 2017

Citizens from these three countries, as well as those from Libya , Iran , Somalia , Syria and Yemen , are now facing indefinite restrictions on their travel to the United States . The country's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, accused Trump of "fake empathy for Iranians", describing the new ban on Twitter of being "even more offensive". (more...)
Venezuela is added on to White House travel ban list Venezuela is added on to White House travel ban list
- September 27, 2017

President Donald Trump on Sunday issued a new order banning nearly all travel to the United States from seven countries, including most of the nations covered by his original travel ban , citing threats to national security posed by letting their citizens into the country. (more...)
Twitter to clarify rules in wake of Trump North Korea threat tweets
- September 27, 2017

People wondered why Twitter did not remove the tweet that violated the company's rules. This is because his tweets nearly often insult and make accusations against other individuals. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the USA has not declared war on North Korea. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey referred to his feelings about Trump's Twitter use last December as "complicated". (more...)
Donald Trump to NFL: Make a New Rule Outlawing Kneeling! Donald Trump to NFL: Make a New Rule Outlawing Kneeling!
- September 27, 2017

On Monday morning the President's Twitter account retweeted a pro-Trump account that uses Tillman's name and face. Trump rejected CNN's assertion that he and Kelly were at odds on his National Football League tirades, calling it a "total lie", and insisting that Kelly "agrees [with] my stance on National Football League players". (more...)
IRS shares information with special counsel in Russian Federation probe IRS shares information with special counsel in Russian Federation probe
- September 27, 2017

The special counsel who is overseeing alleged collusion between Russian Federation and the Donald Trump campaign would enjoy special protection, under a bill co-sponsored by Senator Chris Coons, D- Del. As CNN previously reported, among the people Mueller has expressed interest in speaking with are former and current White House staffers whom investigators consider witnesses, including former chief of staff Reince Priebus, former press secretary Sean Spicer, communications director Hope ... (more...)
Venezuela: Trump's new travel rules are 'political and psychological terrorism' Venezuela: Trump's new travel rules are 'political and psychological terrorism'
- September 27, 2017

Amid an escalating war of words, Arreaza said Venezuela would seek dialogue with Washington to "stop the madness and irrationality". The Venezuelan diplomat also pointed out that many countries that are part of the United Nations are misinformed about the Venezuelan situation because there is a vicious campaign against the country, including biased media coverage. (more...)
Hurricane Maria churns just off the Carolina coast Hurricane Maria churns just off the Carolina coast
- September 27, 2017

Maria is moving toward the north near 7 miles per hour, and this general motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected through Tuesday night. "It is this non-tropical storm that is most likely to help sweep Maria on a northeasterly path late next week", according to AccuWeather Meteorologist Evan Duffey. (more...)
Qatar Airways cargo business jumps 160% since June Qatar Airways cargo business jumps 160% since June
- September 27, 2017

In addition, Qatar Airways will order all 60 of the Boeing 737 airplanes for which it signed a letter of intent a year ago, he said. Mr Al Baker had sharp words for USA airline rivals Delta Air Lines Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc and American Airlines, which are lobbying the Trump administration to curtail Qatar's access to the United States market, citing unfair subsidies. (more...)
Tenn. Senator Bob Corker Retires, Won't Seek Re-election in 2018 Tenn. Senator Bob Corker Retires, Won't Seek Re-election in 2018
- September 27, 2017

Corker, who chairs the influential Committee on Foreign Relations, has been weighing retirement for months but remained undecided about his future as recently as two weeks ago. Earlier this year, Green was Trump's pick to be Army secretary but withdrew from consideration after being criticized by LGBT and Muslim rights organizations. (more...)
North Korean foreign minister says Trump has 'declared war' North Korean foreign minister says Trump has 'declared war'
- September 27, 2017

The White House later clarified the USA has no intention of entering into armed conflict on the peninsula. On Twitter late Saturday, Trump replied: "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. Colonel Robert Manning told the Associated Press how the operation was conducted in worldwide airspace and over global waters and they have the right to fly where it is legally permissible. (more...)

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