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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is on the way back in Scotland Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is on the way back in Scotland
- September 28, 2017

Senior Labour MSP Jackie Baillie said the conspiracy to oust the then leader, who quit suddenly last month, will "absolutely appal" members is a "complete betrayal" of everything the party stands. Responding to a request for comment from a journalist, a spokesman for Mr Leonard later described Ms Baillie's intervention as "pish". "I've had no part in any plot at all since I was elected to the Scottish Parliament last May". (more...)
Moon urges new ROK military strategy for Moon urges new ROK military strategy for "retributions" against the North
- September 28, 2017

To celebrate its armed forces day, which falls on Sunday, South Korea's military showed off some of its new weapons during a parade Thursday. We have been here before with North Korea though: it is important to remember that the two halves of Korea never actually made peace. (more...)
Canada, US, Mexico herald 'astonishing' progress in trade talks Canada, US, Mexico herald 'astonishing' progress in trade talks
- September 28, 2017

Chrystia Freeland, the Canadian Foreign Minister, told the reporters that it won't be easy. A rift emerged with unions saying Canada was facing opposition from the United States and Mexico on its proposal to raise labour standards - targeting what are seen as anti-union practices in more than two dozen U.S. (more...)
Senate Republicans won't vote on health care bill this week
- September 28, 2017

He added that he believes the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson plan will eventually be what replaces current health care law , once it's completed under a better legislative process. "That is the only way we might achieve bipartisan consensus on lasting reform, without which a policy that affects one-fifth of our economy and every single American family will be subject to reversal with every change of administration and congressional majority", McCain wrote in his announcement. (more...)
Ex-NBA star Chuck Person among coaches charged in kickback scam Ex-NBA star Chuck Person among coaches charged in kickback scam
- September 28, 2017

We are committed to playing by the rules, and that's what we expect from our coaches. Prosecutors said the coaches took bribes to use their "enormous influence" to steer players toward certain financial advisers and agents. In court documents, Miami reasonably appears to be so-called "University-7" with specific connections to an unidentified coach "Coach-3" and recruit "Player-12". (more...)
Trump has started physically mocking Mitch McConnell and John McCain in private Trump has started physically mocking Mitch McConnell and John McCain in private
- September 28, 2017

Despite his conservative record, McCain has been a persistent critic of Trump, sinking two efforts to repeal Obamacare , the landmark legislation of his 2008 presidential rival. "He's not a war hero. I like people who weren't captured". Sen. John McCain's daughter is speaking out against Donald Trump after it was reported that the president has been "physically mocking" the Vietnam veteran's war injuries. (more...)
Former CIA Director And Four-Star General: 'Put Me Down With Kaepernick' Former CIA Director And Four-Star General: 'Put Me Down With Kaepernick'
- September 28, 2017

Trump said NFL team owners should fire players who take a knee when the national anthem is played. "I believe it's right for people to stand up for what they believe and if it's going to be frowned upon or agreed with, I think it's important for us all to have our own voice", said Kahli Rose, a Cleveland Browns fan. (more...)
IAF aircraft crashes on the outskirts of Hyderabad, no casualties reported IAF aircraft crashes on the outskirts of Hyderabad, no casualties reported
- September 28, 2017

Minutes after taking off from Hakimpet Air Force Station, the aircraft developed some technical snag and crashed in the fields. The pilot is reported to have escaped unhurt, after ejecting himself from the aircraft. (more...)
Gov. Scott to visit Puerto Rico donation center in Kissimmee Gov. Scott to visit Puerto Rico donation center in Kissimmee
- September 28, 2017

Virgin Islands on October 3. The government has also faced condemnation for not moving quickly enough on a comprehensive aid package for Puerto Rico. Roman, director of Nueva Esperanza and member of the Western Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico coalition, has been in direct contact with the Puerto Rican Federal Affairs Administration on a daily basis, receiving updates on the situation which is becoming increasingly dire on the island. (more...)
Saudi women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom in 2018 Saudi women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom in 2018
- September 28, 2017

As recently as 2013, dozens of women uploaded videos online of themselves behind the wheel of a auto during a campaign launched by Saudi rights activists. The decision won praise all over with governments calling it "a great step in the right direction for that country". British Prime Minister Theresa also hailed the decision, saying the empowerment of women around the world "is key to nations' economic development". (more...)
Trump eyes executive order on health care, vows vote next year Trump eyes executive order on health care, vows vote next year
- September 28, 2017

On Wednesday, Trump told reporters he was " almost certain we have the votes ", but noted that one of the bill's supporters was in hospital. Senate Republicans said Tuesday that they no longer planned to bring the Graham-Cassidy bill that would have dismantled ObamaCare to the floor, after several GOP senators said they would not support the measure. (more...)
Medequities Realty Trust Inc (MRT): Tracking the Indicators Medequities Realty Trust Inc (MRT): Tracking the Indicators
- September 28, 2017

LXP's SI was 2.94 million shares in September as released by FINRA. It is down 18.40% since September 27, 2016 and is uptrending. Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc holds 2.18% of its portfolio in Physicians Realty Trust for 1.73 million shares. (more...)
Trump arrives in IN for 1st time since taking office Trump arrives in IN for 1st time since taking office
- September 28, 2017

Trump says during a speech in IN to sell his tax plan that "our hearts and prayers go out to the people of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands", which were devastated by Hurricane Maria . Earlier this month, Donnelly joined Sens. "Hardworking Hoosiers need this tax cut", Pence said to Donnelly, who was in attendance. Trump said, "If Sen". (more...)
3 killed when TV tower scaffolding collapses 3 killed when TV tower scaffolding collapses
- September 28, 2017

Earlier on Wednesday, a fire department official said initial reports were that the men were 300 to 400 feet above ground when the incident occurred. "It sounded like the winds from the hurricane, the cord ripping", said Eric Garner, who lives near the tower. I saw the debris fly in the air and I immediately called 911'. (more...)
Trump defends his Puerto Rico response, promises visit Trump defends his Puerto Rico response, promises visit
- September 28, 2017

The president's rosy assessment came amid mounting criticism that he has appeared far less engaged in the recovery efforts of a USA territory with a long history of unequal treatment than for those in Texas and Florida after the recent hurricanes in those states. (more...)
Tillerson in China as risk of bilateral tension rises over North Korea Tillerson in China as risk of bilateral tension rises over North Korea
- September 28, 2017

China has comprehensively implemented United Nations sanctions on North Korea, a spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday. In August Beijing ordered a blanket ban on imports of coal, ores and seafood... The South Korean security adviser's report also noted the risk of that a military conflict could by sparked by "accidental incidents", Park Wan-ju, lawmaker and head spokesman of the ruling Democratic Party, said. (more...)
Rick Scott will be traveling to Puerto Rico Thursday to offer aid Rick Scott will be traveling to Puerto Rico Thursday to offer aid
- September 28, 2017

Reverend Israel Suarez of Cape Coral said he feels "desperation" because he hasn't heard from his sister, three brothers or the rest of his family. The best they can do this week is get ready. Zrike said most new families will be classified as homeless. They're looking for donations to the first lady of Puerto Rico's foundation, Unidos Por Puerto Rico . (more...)
Man avoids rape charge after prosecutor says 11-year-old 'consented' Man avoids rape charge after prosecutor says 11-year-old 'consented'
- September 28, 2017

The girl's attorney, Carine Diebolt, was highly critical of French prosecutors' decision not to charge the man with rape, saying the 28-year-old had been aggressive with the girl, threatening to ruin her reputation if she told anyone. "The question of consent or its absence should never even be asked when it comes to rape victims who are minors", they said in a statement. (The girl contests this claim, saying that at their second meeting, she showed him a notebook that listed her age.) The ... (more...)
Russian Federation says it supports united Iraq in wake of Kurdistan independence referendum Russian Federation says it supports united Iraq in wake of Kurdistan independence referendum
- September 28, 2017

In response to the vote, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi threatened to isolate the Kurdish region from the outside world. "The referendum must be annulled and dialogue initiated in the framework of the constitution". Low-priced operator FlyDubai also said its flights to Erbil are in question from Saturday. Kurdish leaders have said the impetus for holding the vote was that it would provide a mandate for entering into talks with Iraqi officials about secession. (more...)
More than 120000 flee Bali's rumbling volcano More than 120000 flee Bali's rumbling volcano
- September 28, 2017

The volcano has been at its highest alert level since Friday, sparking the massive exodus of villagers. Indonesian officials said more than 120,000 people have evacuated Bali as authorities warned a volcano could erupt in "a matter of hours". (more...)
Zuckerberg rejects Donald Trump's claim of Facebook bias Zuckerberg rejects Donald Trump's claim of Facebook bias
- September 28, 2017

Zuckerberg, who back on November 10 said it was "crazy idea" to think fake news on Facebook influenced the election , did walk back those comments in his new message. Mark Zuckerberg , in fact, went on to list the positive impacts of Facebook during the American elections including more people had a voice, billions discussing the issues and discussion on every topic. (more...)
Terrorists just tried to assassinate Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Afghanistan Terrorists just tried to assassinate Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Afghanistan
- September 28, 2017

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO ) confirmed several people were killed or wounded in an airstrike carried out by the USA forces during the militants attack on Kabul airport. The rockets had landed shortly after Mattis and the chief of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Kabul . According to commentators, Mattis is the first member of the U.S. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg Responds To Trump's Tweets Accusing Him Of Colluding With Media Mark Zuckerberg Responds To Trump's Tweets Accusing Him Of Colluding With Media
- September 28, 2017

He tweeted that Facebook was "always anti-Trump" and suggested it was in collusion with The New York Times and The Washington Post newspapers. The Networks were always anti-Trump hence, Fake News, @nytimes (apologized) & @WaPo were anti-Trump. (more...)
Prep Volleyball: Florence beats rival Muscle Shoals Prep Volleyball: Florence beats rival Muscle Shoals
- September 28, 2017

Emilee Burleson went 5 for 5 serving with an ace and a kill. Ann Margaret Keener had 28 assists and 3 aces and Laura Lee Keener had 18 digs for the Wildcats. Alex Moses had 24 digs and Anabel Braziel had 23 as Florence volleyball beat Muscle Shoals 25-17, 26-24, 22-25, 25-7 Tuesday night. Gracie Hammond (41 assists, 14 digs, 10 kills), Carter Call (17 digs, six kills) and Hannah Holmes (15 digs) also starred for the Rebels. (more...)
Catholic Priest Father Tom arrives in New Delhi Catholic Priest Father Tom arrives in New Delhi
- September 28, 2017

He will then leave for his hometown of Ramapuram in Kottayam on October 1. He is scheduled to meet prime minister Narendra Modi and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj here. Saying that he was given the freedom to stay, rest and exercise as he wanted, Uzhunnalil added, "I had sufficient time to sleep". The Catholic Church, political leaders and family members of Father Uzhunnalil had earlier thanked the governments of India and Oman for the efforts taken to secure his release. (more...)

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