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Victory Declared Over Islamic State in Iraqi City Of Tal Afar Victory Declared Over Islamic State in Iraqi City Of Tal Afar
- September 01, 2017

Lt. Gen. Sami al-Aridhi, a top commander in Iraq's counterterrorism forces, said that many ISIS jihadists had managed to escape, but not due to any agreement with the security forces. A statement by the Iraqi Joint Operation Command (JOC) said that the 9th Armored Division, federal police and its special forces, known as Rapid Response, freed the neighborhoods of the town of Ayadhiyah, some 11 km north of newly-liberated city of Tal Afar. (more...)
Foster hints at Irish language act to kick-start power sharing Foster hints at Irish language act to kick-start power sharing
- September 01, 2017

Already some senior members of her party such as East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson have said the talks have little chance of succeeding and that it is time to introduce direct rule from Westminster. "The statement by the DUP leader demonstrates that they have not listened or acknowledged the reasons of Martin's resignation. We have previously supported practical measures for the Irish language and we will do so again if we can reach a wider agreement on these matters", she told the executive. (more...)
Congressional leaders to meet with Trump next week Congressional leaders to meet with Trump next week
- September 01, 2017

It seems sure that GOP leaders will move to reverse the disaster aid cut next week. However, the federal government has only $2.3 billion left in its disaster coffers and, with Houston still largely submerged... Cole added. The aides spoke on condition of anonymity to disclose a meeting that hadn't yet been announced. "We expect to hear their proposal for getting done all that we have to get done in September", Schumer spokesman Matt House said. (more...)
"President Trump: "We Are All Grieving With You"
- September 01, 2017

Trump has taken a hands-on approach to the developing tragedy. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long said more than 450,000 people were expected to seek disaster assistance because of catastrophic flooding. On Wednesday, Trump offered his most heartfelt remarks to date. Trump, who is suffering through a long stretch of low approval ratings, has been particularly eager to seize the moment. (more...)
Who is Davide Zappacosta? Chelsea's £23m deadline day bid accepted by Torino Who is Davide Zappacosta? Chelsea's £23m deadline day bid accepted by Torino
- September 01, 2017

Drinkwater has not played for Leicester this season due to a thigh injury but could be in line to make his Chelsea debut against his former club at the King Power Stadium on September 9. He has been capped four times by Italy and played under Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during his time as national coach. However, the England worldwide opted to leave Arsenal for Liverpool instead as he was promised the chance to shine in midfield. (more...)
BJP combine sweeps Kakinada polls BJP combine sweeps Kakinada polls
- September 01, 2017

The opposition YSRC won 10 seats. Selected as a smart city, Kakinada, has strong Kaput community presence where a agitation for OBC status for Kapus is on for past one year. Counting process has started in Kakinada to decide the result for Kakinada Municipal Corporation election which took place recently. To win the election, two parties gave high priority to Kakinada Corporation polls and top-brass from both TDP and YSRCP (including ministers) have campaigned extensively. (more...)
Toddler, mother abducted in Adams County Toddler, mother abducted in Adams County
- September 01, 2017

Authorities have found the vehicle at 1741 Cypress Street near the area of Lakeview and Stone in Pueblo. "Venzor-Gonzalez is described as standing 5'6" tall, Hispanic, with black hair and brown eyes. According to the alert, Gonzalez's Honda sedan had been seen heading south on Interstate 25 in the Pueblo area shortly before 2:30 p.m. Zayde was last seen wearing a red t-shirt and black shorts. (more...)
Zara founder Amancio Ortega beats Bill Gates to become world's richest man Zara founder Amancio Ortega beats Bill Gates to become world's richest man
- September 01, 2017

He now has a $200 million edge over Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, due in part to a particularly good week for the stock of Inditex , Zara's parent company. 2 spot in recent weeks. . Mr Ortega was a co-founder of Inditex over three decades ago and it's not the first time he has managed to climb to the top of Forbes' list. (more...)
Year old Class-3 Student slapped Forty Times by Lucknow Teacher Year old Class-3 Student slapped Forty Times by Lucknow Teacher
- September 01, 2017

She also pushes the child and pulls him by the collar. A teacher has been fired after being caught on CCTV slapping a pupil 40 TIMES in the face - because he failed to answer the register. The father of the student said that principal has promised them that the teacher will be suspended soon. Later, Ritesh's father lodged a complaint against the teacher in the local police station and an FIR was registered against her for voluntarily causing hurt to the child, said station officer Brijesh Rai. (more...)
HHS Cuts 90 Percent of Obamacare Advertising Budget HHS Cuts 90 Percent of Obamacare Advertising Budget
- September 01, 2017

An HHS official said this system means navigators will be "held accountable". Current enrollment is estimated to be around 10 million, due to attrition also seen in prior years. The 98 navigator groups will receive a total of $37 million for the coming enrollment season. For next year, officials said navigator funding will reflect each sign-up center's prior performance. (more...)
Maryland, Virginia search-and-rescue teams deployed to help in Texas Maryland, Virginia search-and-rescue teams deployed to help in Texas
- September 01, 2017

Continued rainfall is adding to the rushing water in southeast Texas and Louisiana. According to a spokesperson for FEMA in Colorado, FEMA has sent out around 65 people to Texas for water rescues. Brown said these crews can still be called at any moment to help in the response phase of the storm, and may even be called to help during the recovery phase when they start cleanup. (more...)
White House: Trump planning to visit Louisiana on Saturday White House: Trump planning to visit Louisiana on Saturday
- September 01, 2017

Trump used a similar "reporters decide" gimmick at the beginning of his administration, that time with his presidential salary, which he is declining to accept. "I believe right now, tentatively, he plans to be in the Houston area of Texas and possibly Lake Charles Louisiana", Sanders said. Bossert said the Department of Housing and Urban Development is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as well as state and local officials, to take stock of available housing for displaced ... (more...)
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...)

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