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Bob Mitchell has Open Lines on the National Football League protest Bob Mitchell has Open Lines on the National Football League protest
- September 27, 2017

According to Havard, "Disrespecting our national anthem and flag in the name of social justice is the highest form of hypocrisy". But he says athletes should protest on their own time, not at state-subsidized sporting events. One Louisiana lawmaker wants to claw back all of the state's incentives paid to the New Orleans Saints after about 10 players didn't stand for the National Anthem Sunday in protest to criticism from President Donald Trump. (more...)
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh now 700000 plus Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh now 700000 plus
- September 27, 2017

Yesterday, Myanmar's army said it had discovered two mud pits filled with 28 Hindu corpses, including women and children, outside a village in northern Rakhine. The area is known as Kha Maung Seik. Many view them as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, despite their long-established roots in the country. Rohingya villages in Raethedaung were also hard hit. (more...)
Seven arrested in Egypt after raising rainbow flag at concert Seven arrested in Egypt after raising rainbow flag at concert
- September 27, 2017

Seven fans were arrested overnight on charges of debauchery and "inciting immorality" for raising the flags. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to journalists. Egypt's conservative musicians syndicate said Mashrou' Leila , whose singer Hamed Sinno is openly homosexual, would not be authorised to perform again in the country. (more...)
CSKA Moscow v Manchester United, Anderlecht v Celtic, Atletico Madrid v Chelsea
- September 27, 2017

The Frenchman was rested during United's 1-0 win at Southampton over the weekend with this game in mind, you sense. Manchester United won their first Champions League game with a comfortable 3-0 win over Basel whist CSKA won 2-1 against Benfica in Potugal. (more...)
Mayweather Unveils Giant Painting Of McGregor In His House Mayweather Unveils Giant Painting Of McGregor In His House
- September 27, 2017

Mayweather showed off the impressive pieces to his 19 million followers on Instagram this morning, as well as giving fans a glimpse into his swanky six-bedroom, ten bathroom home located in Beverly Hills. Despite not reaching expectations, Mayweather and McGregor are both likely to clear nine figures for the showdown, to add to their guaranteed purses of $100m and $30m respectively. (more...)
Nnamdi Kanu not in our Custody - Army Nnamdi Kanu not in our Custody - Army
- September 27, 2017

However, the Army has denied keeping Kanu in its custody. This came as Catholic Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, Most Rev. Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji condemned the military exercise code-named Egwu Eke 11, describing it as a tale of terror, blood and tears. (more...)
Toyota will build hybrid powertrains in the USA by 2020 Toyota will build hybrid powertrains in the USA by 2020
- September 27, 2017

The projects are set to begin this year and would be operational in 2020, Japan's biggest auto company said. The automaker said the investment would also be used to roll out Toyota New Global Architecture strategy at its Alabama plant, an initiative that Reuters reported was aimed at reducing the cost of developing new vehicles, partly by using more common components. (more...)
China says military means not an option to resolve Korea situation China says military means not an option to resolve Korea situation
- September 27, 2017

China imported about $220 million of coal from the country this January and February, far short of the limit. 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...)
Power-Saving, Highly Accurate Broadcom Mobile GPS Chips Coming in 2018 Power-Saving, Highly Accurate Broadcom Mobile GPS Chips Coming in 2018
- September 27, 2017

This would be achieved by broadcasting a newer and more complex L5 signal, in addition to the traditional L1 signal. The new chip can discover an accuracy of the device to within 30 centimeters or just under one foot. Broadcom's chips are reportedly set to be utilized in several smartphones that are scheduled to hit the market in 2018, but the company hasn't yet mentioned any particular manufacturers or models that will feature the BCM47755. (more...)
Minister praises Interpol vote on Palestine Minister praises Interpol vote on Palestine
- September 27, 2017

A Palestinian bid to join Interpol failed past year, winning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's praise. The International Police Organization (Interpol) voted to Palestine as a member during the organization's general assembly in Beijing. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive in historic decision Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive in historic decision
- September 27, 2017

She said she couldn't believe the news when her son called to tell her. Saudi Arabia remains a male-dominated society. Not everyone is likely to be pleased by the lifting of the driving ban. "This prohibition on driving is just one in a vast series of laws and policies which prevent women from doing many things", she said. Women will not, however, be allowed to obtain licenses immediately. (more...)
Yash Raj Films brings Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan sharing in screen Yash Raj Films brings Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan sharing in screen
- September 27, 2017

The team will begin shooting in April 2018. It is not every day that two action heroes like them take on each other on the big screen, but YRF has finally able to pull a casting coup of sorts by getting these two actors together in a film. "A Guru will always have that one trick, he doesn't teach his student. Releasing on 25th Jan '19 #HrithikVsTiger ", the post read. Mumbai: Hrithik Roshan has built a commendable reputation as an action star with films like "Krissh", "Agneepath", " Dhoom ... (more...)
Ukraine: 30000 evacuated over munitions depot fire Ukraine: 30000 evacuated over munitions depot fire
- September 27, 2017

Arriving in the region hours later, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said "external factors" were behind the incident. Later, it was established that artillery shells are exploding at an army unit. At the same time, movement of all types of transport is closed, including motor transport on the Zhytomyr-Mohyliv-Podilsky highway; railway transport on the Sosenka - Kalynivka stretch of the South-Western Railways; and air transport in the radius of 50 km from Kalynivka. (more...)
Indian Army conducts operation against Naga militants along India-Myanmar border Indian Army conducts operation against Naga militants along India-Myanmar border
- September 27, 2017

The Indian Army has been increasingly active along the Indo-Myanmar border over the past 18 months in a bid to root out insurgency. It further said that heavy casualties were inflicted on the Naga insurgents. India's northeastern states share a largely-porous 1,640-km border with Myanmar. It is reiterated that own troops did not cross the worldwide border. (more...)
State of emergency declared in Vanuatu as volcano eruption displaces thousands State of emergency declared in Vanuatu as volcano eruption displaces thousands
- September 27, 2017

The Monaro volcano has been active since 2005, but the latest increase in activity has prompted fears of a substantial eruption. About 10 000 people live on the island, and villagers close to the volcano have been moved to schools and community halls on the island's less vulnerable eastern and western regions. (more...)
'Insufficient' progress in May-Tusk talk (2)
- September 27, 2017

May's Downing Street office said in a statement: "At the end of the meeting, the PM said her Florence speech had been meant to create momentum in the ongoing talks". An EU source told The Independent the talks at Number 10 had touched upon all of the objectives that Brussels wants met - the UK's financial obligations, Ireland and EU citizens' rights - before talks progress to future trade. (more...)
Trump Is Never Getting Banned From Twitter Trump Is Never Getting Banned From Twitter
- September 27, 2017

The company says that this policy has always been in place, but it has only been an internal policy. "Among the considerations are newsworthiness and whether a tweet is of public interest". Dorsey tweeted, "We're putting significant effort into increasing our transparency as a company and commit to meaningful and fast progress. We'll continue to be guided by these fundamental principles". (more...)
Ousted Thai PM Yingluck sentenced in absentia to 5 years Ousted Thai PM Yingluck sentenced in absentia to 5 years
- September 27, 2017

A warrant was issued for her arrest. Three senior policemen have been investigated but not charged for allegedly helping her escape in a vehicle with counterfeit plates. She was rumoured to be in Cambodia, however, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has denied those rumours . Her government was ousted by the military in 2014. (more...)
Ease up on National Football League, keep up heat on North Korea Ease up on National Football League, keep up heat on North Korea
- September 27, 2017

During a visit to India, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said diplomatic efforts continued. But Twitter said it would not remove the tweet or suspend Trump's account. chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said Tuesday. The 1950-1953 Korean War ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty, so hostilities have merely been in abeyance. (more...)
Supreme Court Grants Temporary Stay of Execution of Black Georgia Man Supreme Court Grants Temporary Stay of Execution of Black Georgia Man
- September 27, 2017

Tharpe was scheduled to be executed this evening. Just before 11 p.m. EDT, the court announced the temporary stay. On the morning of September 25, 1990, Tharpe intercepted his estranged wife and Freeman - who was married to Tharpe's wife's brother - as they drove to work. (more...)
McDonnell: asset managers like our investment plans (but not the taxes) McDonnell: asset managers like our investment plans (but not the taxes)
- September 27, 2017

A shadow cabinet minister has said Labour members who make anti-Semitic comments should be expelled under a "zero tolerance" approach. He said in his speech: "Under Labour pressure, the government was forced to cap interest payments on payday loans". (more...)
Top Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Ondo (pgotos) Top Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Ondo (pgotos)
- September 27, 2017

Joseph said, when he could not ascertain his membership of the Boko Haram, the police made a decision to hand him over to the military for further interrogation. He said, "On Sunday at about 2pm, the police arrested Babawo, who goes by the aliases, Idoko and Nagada". Ondo State Police Command hasvarrested a wanted Boko Haram Commander last Sunday. (more...)
McMaster: Open war with North Korea a possibility
- September 27, 2017

Twitter said a number of users had asked why it had not removed the tweet . President Trump said the USA would be prepared to use a military option. charter stipulates individual member states' rights to self-defense", Ri told reporters outside the U.N. on Monday. Twitter (TWTR, Tech30) faced questions on Monday from users on its platform about why the company hadn't taken the tweet down and whether Trump's tweet violated the company's rules. (more...)
China sees 'no winner' in a war on Korean peninsula China sees 'no winner' in a war on Korean peninsula
- September 27, 2017

Russian government spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday warned that the strong rhetoric and heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea could lead to extremely unsafe consequences, Reuters reported . It's hard to know exactly what North Korea's military capabilities are. Trump took on Twitter Saturday night to respond to Ri's remarks. They also came as the United Nations has also recently passed its toughest sanctions package targeting North Korea. (more...)
Cops crack killer clown cold case in death of Florida woman Cops crack killer clown cold case in death of Florida woman
- September 27, 2017

Officials said that Sheila Warren will be arraigned Wednesday in Washington County General District Court and she is being held pending extradition to Florida at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail. "Witnesses were re-contacted and additional DNA analysis was conducted", the Sheriff's Office said in its release. He said he had noticed the clown's brown eyes. (more...)