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Penn State-Indiana: preview, breakdown and prediction Penn State-Indiana: preview, breakdown and prediction
- September 29, 2017

Sophomore forward Brooke Madsen is the Lions' top returning point getter after posting seven goals and 14 assists past year. But I do think that we have more in us. "We've got to get that up near the 50 percent range", the coordinator said. But the difference in the two teams is on the other side of the ball, where Penn State is second in the nation allowing just 8.3 points per game while in ranks 82nd giving up 27.7 per game. (more...)
UMBC volleyball players concerned about family in Puerto Rico UMBC volleyball players concerned about family in Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

As of Thursday, only six post offices are open on the entire island. "We're hoping we can get as many people to help as possible", said Osvaldo Vazquez, vice president of the Victory Riders, the Inland Empire chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association, who's Puerto Rican. (more...)
IAEA monitoring of Iran deal going on smoothly: Yukiya Amano IAEA monitoring of Iran deal going on smoothly: Yukiya Amano
- September 29, 2017

President Donald Trump had earlier called the Iran nuclear deal - reached by predecessor Barack Obama - "an embarrassment to the United States". U.S. Russian Federation contends that the IAEA has no authority over Section T, but Western powers oppose Moscow's argument. Western powers and the agency disagree. (more...)
United Nations visit to Myanmar's Rakhine state thwarted by 'bad weather' United Nations visit to Myanmar's Rakhine state thwarted by 'bad weather'
- September 29, 2017

Some argued that the term humanitarian necessarily makes this an award of holistic judgment-to be a humanitarian is not just to create positive change, but to live one's whole life in a manner consistent with respect for human dignity and human rights. (more...)
Federal judge rules cop can not sue Black Lives Matter Federal judge rules cop can not sue Black Lives Matter
- September 29, 2017

Lawyers for the officer, Black Lives Matter and the dissident named in the claim did not promptly react to demands for input. That suit is still pending before the same federal judge. Video of the incident was inconclusive, prosecutors said. The officer said he was struck in the face, knocked down and incapacitated. A Baton Rouge police officer sued Black Lives Matter and DeRay Mckesson , a prominent activist in the movement. (more...)
Japan Parliament dissolved, snap election expected Japan Parliament dissolved, snap election expected
- September 29, 2017

Shortly before Abe told LDP members of his dissolution plan, Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike said she is establishing a new national-level political party called the "Kibo" (Hope) party. The Democrats are struggling with defections and single-digit ratings and now appear in danger of being absorbed by the Party of Hope. Following the announcement, Mr Abe criticised what Japanese media has called a de facto merger between the main opposition and the new Kibo no To party, telling LDP members that they ... (more...)
Russian 'cannibal couple' may have killed, eaten 30 people, police say Russian 'cannibal couple' may have killed, eaten 30 people, police say
- September 29, 2017

They looked through the phone's photos and chanced upon several gruesome images of a " man with different parts of a dismembered human body in his mouth ", the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs said in a statement Tuesday. The couple is even accused of trying to feed the "canned human meat" to unsuspecting soldiers at the military academy where they worked. Russian police appear to have discovered one of the country's most grisly cases of cannibalism after pictures of dismembered bodies ... (more...)
Will not go on leave. Will resign instead, says BHU VC Will not go on leave. Will resign instead, says BHU VC
- September 29, 2017

On Wednesday, Prof. Mahendra Kumar Singh was appointed BHU's interim chief proctor, a day after Prof. "Royana Singh, an assistant professor at the Institute of Medical Science (anatomy department), has been appointed as chief proctor", a senior BHU official said. (more...)
Arrest Of Ryan International School Trustees Put On Hold By Court Arrest Of Ryan International School Trustees Put On Hold By Court
- September 29, 2017

The seniors were briefed by a team from Karanjawala & Co led by Partner Sandeep Kapur , along with Principal Associates Veer Inder Singh Sandhu and Rajat Soni, and Associate Aashneet Singh Anand. Though the three had approached the High Court on September 16, one of the judges, Justice A B Chaudhari, had recused from the case for personal reasons on September 19. (more...)
U.S. to send 'strategic assets' to South Korea U.S. to send 'strategic assets' to South Korea
- September 29, 2017

The war of rhetoric was resumed between Pyongyang and Washington after U.S. President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang of a total destruction if it continues to threaten the United States and its allies. The nuclear test significantly raised already high tensions with the United States, South Korea, and Japan. But South Korean officials have been pushing for more than just flyovers from warplanes based in Japan or Guam: They want them to land in South Korea to show greater commitment to the ... (more...)
Republican governor signs bill allowing Medicaid coverage for abortions Republican governor signs bill allowing Medicaid coverage for abortions
- September 29, 2017

The measure also removes language in IL law that states a desire to criminalize abortion if a 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing the procedure is overturned. Heather Steans (D-Chicago), Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago), and Terry Cosgrove, president and CEO of Personal PAC, wrote in a recent op-ed in Crain's Chicago Business. (more...)
Trump races to catch up as Puerto Rico crisis escalates Trump races to catch up as Puerto Rico crisis escalates
- September 29, 2017

Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman and Ranking Member respectively of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, raised concerns today over the Trump Administration's decision to issue a 10-day waiver of the Jones Act for relief shipments into Puerto Rico . (more...)
ICE Cracks Down on Sanctuary Cities - Arrests Nearly 500 on Immigration Charges ICE Cracks Down on Sanctuary Cities - Arrests Nearly 500 on Immigration Charges
- September 29, 2017

The operation, dubbed "Safe City", nabbed a total of 498 people who were living in cities and states where immigration officers are denied access to jails or where immigration detention requests are ignored. "Sanctuary jurisdictions that do not honor detainers or allow us access to jails and prisons are shielding criminal aliens from immigration enforcement and creating a magnet for illegal immigration", Homan said. (more...)
Russian President Putin comes to Ankara to talk Syria, missiles Russian President Putin comes to Ankara to talk Syria, missiles
- September 29, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to Ankara on September 28 to meet President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with a wide range of topics on the agenda: The Astana process on a cease-fire in Syria, the independence referendum held by the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), and Ankara's purchase of Russian S- 400 missile defense systems. (more...)
Kim Kardashian West confirms third child on the way with Kanye West
- September 29, 2017

That story line alone would have been enough to heighten the world's attention on the family: Pregnancy is a hot commodity for celebrity news coverage; Kylie is just 20; and she's only been linked to her current boyfriend for about six months. (more...)
North Korea says United States 'declared war'
- September 29, 2017

Air Force B-1B Lancers did off North Korea's east coast at the weekend. USA bombers include the B-1B Lancer, the B-2 Spirit and the B-52 Stratofortress. The Pentagon said the B-1B bombers came from Guam and their fighter escorts came from Okinawa, Japan. North Korea conducted its sixth and apparently most powerful nuclear test so far on September 3. (more...)
White House to ask Congress for emergency funds for Puerto Rico White House to ask Congress for emergency funds for Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

Rich Kim to Puerto Rico to lead land-based forces as the operation shifted from a primarily Navy ship-based response to the disaster. He has served four tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. "Why? Because we are all Americans". 28 said "the relief effort is under control" in Puerto Rico following the passage of Hurricane Maria . "The logistical chain in Puerto Rico isn't just broken, at this point it is virtually non-existent", Rubio said. (more...)
North Korea: the South expects more provocative action by mid-October North Korea: the South expects more provocative action by mid-October
- September 29, 2017

South Korea expects in mid-October of provocation from the DPRK in connection with the anniversary of the founding of its Communist party. "Ri then said North Korea now has the right to retaliate against US bombers". "We continue to seek a peaceful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula". The North was clearly trying to claim it has the ability to conduct retaliatory strikes against United States attacks, said Hong Min, an analyst at Seoul's Korea Institute for National Unification. (more...)
Supreme Court's Gorsuch criticized over Trump hotel speech Supreme Court's Gorsuch criticized over Trump hotel speech
- September 29, 2017

Parties in the case said that means that the Justices are either are waiting to consider any and all gay marriage cases filed with the Court before deciding which ones to hear or the Court has chose to let the lower court ruling stand. Gay rights advocates therefore have some confidence that he might agree with them that bakers and other professions in which workers express themselves creatively should not be able to avoid sanctions under anti-discrimination laws. (more...)
U.S. calls N Korea nuke bomb test threat 'shocking' U.S. calls N Korea nuke bomb test threat 'shocking'
- September 29, 2017

Seoul had been planning to take full military control from its ally the U.S.by the end of 2015, but Moon's predecessor postponed the move indefinitely. The Sinpo-class vehicles are unsafe because they are capable of carrying SLBMs and are being built "continuously", according to South Korea's defense ministry in 2014. (more...)
Hundreds of pallets of water for Puerto Rico are stuck in Philly Hundreds of pallets of water for Puerto Rico are stuck in Philly
- September 29, 2017

But as CBS News' David Begnaud reports, there are 3000 shipping containers containing critical, life-saving supplies - food, water, and medicine - sitting on the docks in Puerto Rico, waiting to be distributed. The song is set to release October 6 and will feature other celebrity artists. "Without even hearing the song, everyone's joined in", he said. The governor estimates 100,000 people will migrate from Puerto Rico in the coming months, and with Osceola County school officials expecting a ... (more...)
What's Ahead for Enlink Midstream Llc (NYSE:ENLC) After Less Shorted Shares? What's Ahead for Enlink Midstream Llc (NYSE:ENLC) After Less Shorted Shares?
- September 29, 2017

About 256,430 shares traded. Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) has declined 12.50% since September 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.68% the S&P500. It now has negative earnings. The Partnership's segments include Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Crude and Condensate, and Corporate. About 135,865 shares traded. (more...)
Stokes arrested, to miss final ODIs against Windies Stokes arrested, to miss final ODIs against Windies
- September 29, 2017

The pair had been part of the England team which beat West Indies in a one-day worldwide in the city on Sunday. 'These decisions, fully supported by European Central Bank chairman Colin Graves, were made following the release of footage viewed by European Central Bank for the first time on Wednesday'. (more...)
National Football League in a 'really bad box' after criticism National Football League in a 'really bad box' after criticism
- September 29, 2017

The protest, which was started previous year by then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to highlight racial inequality and injustice in the US, had received sporadic support from fellow players prior to US President Donald Trump's appearance at a rally in Alabama last Friday. (more...)
There's another tropical system brewing and it could push this way There's another tropical system brewing and it could push this way
- September 29, 2017

It will encounter favorable conditions, increasing the likelihood of a tropical cyclone, forecasters said . Regardless of development, this system is likely to produce locally heavy rainfall over portions of Cuba, southern Florida , the Florida Keys, and The Bahamas during the next several days. (more...)

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