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Senior Tories oddly supportive of Theresa May's plan to stay Senior Tories oddly supportive of Theresa May's plan to stay
- September 01, 2017

There have been critical voices today, including former party Chairman Grant Shapps, who compared May's statement to Margaret Thatcher's promise to go "on and on" . I've had conversations with 50 or so colleagues during the summer and the overwhelming feeling is she's there, she's got a job to do and then let's see what the performance looks like. (more...)
The Mayor of Hell, Michigan has banned straight people from his town The Mayor of Hell, Michigan has banned straight people from his town
- September 01, 2017

He paid £100 to become mayor for the day (something anyone visiting Hell can do) in a town to make a political statement against Donald Trump's Muslim ban in the US. But Daniel did not mean to be cruel, and reached out a hand of friendship to straights, as long as they renounced their sinful ways - spiritually, financially and, of course, sexually. (more...)
UK Prime Minister May seeks to reassure Japan on Brexit UK Prime Minister May seeks to reassure Japan on Brexit
- September 01, 2017

Theresa May's hopes for a quick trade deal with Japan after Brexit are set to be dashed as Japanese officials signalled that they are in no rush to enter negotiations with the UK. Crucial agreements with Japan on issues such as nuclear power, customs breaches and cutting red tape for businesses could be lost when Britain leaves the European Union , research by the Open Britain campaign has shown. (more...)
SC Allows Pune-Based Woman To Abort 24-Week Old Foetus SC Allows Pune-Based Woman To Abort 24-Week Old Foetus
- September 01, 2017

Pune's BJ Government Medical College, where the woman was examined, had told the court that there was no medical treatment for the anomaly. The order of the apex court came on a petition of woman seeking its approval to undergo medical termination of pregnancy on the ground that the skull of the foetus had not formed and the child, if born alive, may not be able to survive. (more...)
Multi-state law enforcement team up for Labor Day patrols Multi-state law enforcement team up for Labor Day patrols
- September 01, 2017

The 2017 Labor Day weekend reporting period begins Friday at 12 a.m. and ends Monday at 11:59 p.m. Highway Patrol will report statewide fatalities on their website, statepatrol.ohio.gov., Facebook and Twitter. Based on 2010 numbers (the most recent year for which cost data is available), Knox said impaired-driving crashes cost the US $44 billion annually. (more...)
Moon, Abe agree to increase pressure on N. Korea to 'extreme' level Moon, Abe agree to increase pressure on N. Korea to 'extreme' level
- September 01, 2017

The missile launch over Japan "is an outrageous act that poses an unprecedented, grave and serious threat", Abe said during his 20-minute telephone talks with Moon. Speaking ahead of May's visit, Japanese Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura said Tokyo had to react to "a sense of crisis among businesses" over Brexit , and gather information about the British negotiating strategy. (more...)
Court Orders Surgical Removal Of Dogs' Vocal Chords Court Orders Surgical Removal Of Dogs' Vocal Chords
- September 01, 2017

The second time, neighbors Debra and Dale Krein filed a nuisance suit against Szewc and her husband, Jon Updegraff, that claimed the couple had not taken the necessary steps to prevent dogs on their property from "barking incessantly". "We have the dogs to protect our sheep", the farm owner said. Jackson County cited Szewc for a public nuisance violation in 2004 and 2005, while the Jackson Circuit Court rejected the claim that their property was a farm. (more...)
Donald Trump surveys Texas as Harvey rages on Donald Trump surveys Texas as Harvey rages on
- September 01, 2017

City officials were preparing to temporarily house some 19,000 people, with thousands more expected to flee the area as the flooding entered its fourth day and authorities found themselves running out of space in cramped shelters. The National Hurricane Centre said 132cm of rain had fallen in Texas due to Harvey, a record for any storm in the continental US. "We're measuring rain these days not in inches but in feet", Abbott said. (more...)
No, Melania Trump did not wear heels into a flood zone No, Melania Trump did not wear heels into a flood zone
- September 01, 2017

President Trump on Wednesday offered his sympathies to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana - vowing that the federal government would do all it could to help them recover from the epic disaster. At least 31 people have been killed, including a family of six whose van was swept off a Houston bridge by violent flood waters. Tens of thousands of people are packed into overcrowded shelters as authorities continue to pluck victims from rooftops. (more...)
Lawrence Humane Society preparing to accept shelter pets from flooded Texas Lawrence Humane Society preparing to accept shelter pets from flooded Texas
- September 01, 2017

Humane societies in the Milwaukee area are on standby, prepared to help four-legged victims of Tropical Storm Harvey. After the storm barreled into southeast Texas on Sunday, parts of Houston saw as much as 51.88 inches of rainfall, according to the National Hurricane Center. (more...)
Sect leader jailed for 10 years for raping female followers Sect leader jailed for 10 years for raping female followers
- September 01, 2017

An earlier version of this article misstated the prison sentence given to the guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. During the arguments, the prosecution sought life sentence for the spiritual guru, but his defense lawyers pleaded for a lighter sentence. (more...)
Mourinho Could Sign £48m International Attacker Mourinho Could Sign £48m International Attacker
- September 01, 2017

Jones has impressed alongside Eric Bailly in the heart of defence during each of United's opening Premier League fixtures, with the 25-year-old preferred to both Chris Smalling and summer signing Victor Lindelof . Jose's second season started with so many good vibes. With the transfer deadline day just hours away, expect United to pull off a sensational coup of sorts. (more...)
May reassures Japan on Brexit; urges China to help on N Korea May reassures Japan on Brexit; urges China to help on N Korea
- September 01, 2017

May, who arrived in Osaka on Wednesday, met Abe in the ancient capital of Kyoto and affirmed over dinner that North Korea's provocative acts present "an unprecedented grave and serious threat and absolutely can not be tolerated", according to Japan's Foreign Ministry. (more...)
Abercrombie & Fitch Company (ANF) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.23 Per Share
- September 01, 2017

The company is expected to issue its next earnings results on Friday, November 17th. Investors are feeling more bullish on shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Company lately if you take note of the downtick in short interest. About shares traded. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Stock traders acquired 3,302 put options on the stock. Investors of record on Friday, September 1st will be paid a $0.20 dividend. (more...)
Tory MPs tell Theresa May she can't go 'on and on'
- September 01, 2017

THERESA MAY has dismissed criticism of her vow to fight the next general election , insisting that voters want her to stay. On an official visit to Nigeria, he said Mrs May was "ideally placed" to deliver Brexit and he was "here to support her". (more...)
Leah Remini: Scientology Wanted Her to Convert Kevin James Leah Remini: Scientology Wanted Her to Convert Kevin James
- September 01, 2017

He doesn't want anything to do with it, ' "Remini, 47, told People magazine in online excerpts posted Wednesday from Friday's new issue". In her interview with PEOPLE , Remini said: "They always tried to get me to, [asking] 'Why is he not in?" Why have you not promoted it to him?' I was like, 'Because he is Catholic. (more...)
RBI report on demonetisation RBI report on demonetisation
- September 01, 2017

Accusing the Opposition of creating confusion that demonetisation was exclusively to curb black money, Jaitley clarified that the objective of the massive exercise hadn't been confiscation. Congress incharge of communications Randeep Surjewala drew a parallel of Modi with 14th-century monarch Muhammad bin Tughlaq for his decision to demonetise and demanded his resignation for "misleading" the people of the country. (more...)
Six people killed in India due to floods Six people killed in India due to floods
- September 01, 2017

The torrential downpour in Mumbai on Tuesday follows a series of floods which has affected around 16 million people across South Asia in the monsoon of 2017, aid workers have said. Millions more have been cut off from food and clean water. On Saturday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi surveyed the damage in the Indian state of Bihar, one of the areas most devastated by monsoon season where government officials say almost 400 people have been killed. (more...)
Prince's sister says purple wasn't his favorite color Prince's sister says purple wasn't his favorite color
- September 01, 2017

In the life of Prince , the color purple has always had its importance. But I think when Pantone chose to name a shade of purple after Prince , they made the right call. Prince's six siblings which includes Tyka Nelson , Sharon Nelson, Norrine Nelson, John R. Nelson, Omarr Baker and Alfred Jackson were confirmed by a judge earlier this year to be his rightful heirs. (more...)
More Rain From Harvey More Rain From Harvey
- September 01, 2017

A slight risk means scattered severe storms will be possible. The newest computer models now have Tropical Storm Harvey sliding a bit further east than earlier predicted, but the updated forecast still calls for several inches of rain, especially for some Kentucky/Tennessee border counties. (more...)