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Iowa National Guard to help with Texas hurricane recovery Iowa National Guard to help with Texas hurricane recovery
- September 03, 2017

Upon arrival, they will join thousands of National Guard members and first responders already on site. A C-130 and a crew of Georgia Air National Guardsmen from the Savannah-based 165th Airlift Wing are joining two helicopters headed to Texas to assist with relief supplies distribution and evacuation efforts. (more...)
Hanoi Objects to Annual Chinese Military Drills in South China Sea Hanoi Objects to Annual Chinese Military Drills in South China Sea
- September 02, 2017

The statement from Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said Vietnam was deeply concerned about drills in the region of the Gulf of Tonkin, north of the disputed South China Sea. Since President Trump took office in January, he US has conducted three fonops in the South China Sea, compared to four across former President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaSenate panel expected to hold hearing on immigration visas Sotomayor spotted in "Judge's Chambers" section at Yankees game Trump learned ... (more...)
U.S. sets more patrols in South China Sea disputed waters U.S. sets more patrols in South China Sea disputed waters
- September 03, 2017

Hartsell, mobilisation assistant to the commander U.S. Pacific command, told ANI, on the sidelines of the Indian Ocean Conference 2017 here on Friday. She said: "The relevant sea is under China's jurisdiction". Tension between China and neighboring Vietnam is at its highest in three years over the disputed waters. (more...)
No talks on joining Union Cabinet: Nitish No talks on joining Union Cabinet: Nitish
- September 02, 2017

Meanwhile, uncertainty over JD (U) and AIADMK's induction in the Cabinet continues. While JD-U leader KC Tyagi called the reshuffle the constitutional right of the Prime Minister and said the names of leaders to be inducted into the Union cabinet will be decided by Nitish Kumar , the party is believed to be upset about the fact that there has been no specific communication to them in this regard. (more...)
Two Officers Shot in St. Louis; Suspect Not in Custody Two Officers Shot in St. Louis; Suspect Not in Custody
- September 02, 2017

Both officers - a 35-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman - are being treated at a hospital for gunshot wounds to their legs and hands, and facial wounds caused by shrapnel. O'Toole said the attackers fired "indiscriminately" at officers without regard for bystanders. "They don't have - they don't care about anyone else, and they're firing an assault rifle like this in a highly urban area; obviously they have total disregard for the safety of anyone other than themselves". (more...)
Macron Takes Aim At Unemployment With French Labour Reforms Macron Takes Aim At Unemployment With French Labour Reforms
- September 02, 2017

Changes to short-term "CDD" contracts Currently, CDDs can be renewed a maximum of two times before an employee must be offered a permanent "CDI" contract or let go. Unions and political opponents have already called for street protests and strikes in what could be an unusually hot autumn for the recently elected president. (more...)
Oklahoma's Bridenstine nominated to be next head of NASA Oklahoma's Bridenstine nominated to be next head of NASA
- September 02, 2017

President Trump announced he would be nominating an Oklahoma congressman as the next administrator of NASA in a decision that was criticized by both the Republican and Democratic senators from Florida. "I would hate to see an administrator held up - on [grounds of] partisanship, political arguments, past votes, or statements made in the past - because the agency can't afford it and it can't afford the controversy". (more...)
5 times Kate Middleton's style reminded us of Princess Diana 5 times Kate Middleton's style reminded us of Princess Diana
- September 02, 2017

That's right, Kate and Pippa Middleton may be pregnant together . Soon after having her second child , Princess Charlotte , in 2015, the 35-year-old and husband Prince William began planning for baby No. Should Princess Charlotte continue her interest and love of dancing when she grows up, the princess can certainly draw inspiration from her iconic grandmother, Diana. (more...)
Two changes to Ireland team for Georgia clash Two changes to Ireland team for Georgia clash
- September 02, 2017

The game will kick-off at 17:00 BST / 12:00 ET. While Georgia is already practically eliminated from making the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Ireland is one of the top teams in Group D of the competition. The players Jeff Hendrick, Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy are ruled out of the game as they are injured. The 27-year-old Bournemouth midfielder won just his sixth senior cap in June's draw with Austria in Dublin two years after making his worldwide debut, with injuries having interrupted ... (more...)
Spain to reduce number of North Korean diplomats in Madrid Spain to reduce number of North Korean diplomats in Madrid
- September 02, 2017

The Spanish Foreign Ministry on Thursday said it had summoned the North Korean ambassador to make clear Spain's condemnation of North Korea's missile launches and nuclear weapon tests and to demand a reduction in North Korean diplomats in Madrid. (more...)
Gorakhpur hospital horror: UP STF nabs accused doctor Kafeel Khan Gorakhpur hospital horror: UP STF nabs accused doctor Kafeel Khan
- September 02, 2017

The development comes a day after court in Gorakhpur on Thursday sent suspended BRD Medical College Principal and his wife to 14-day judicial custody in connection with 60 children's deaths within seven days. Mishra and his wife were arrested on the basis of an FIR lodged by the Uttar Pradesh government. At least 30 of them died within 48 hours due to shortage of oxygen supply. (more...)
Indian Guru Whose Followers Rioted Is Sentenced for Rape Indian Guru Whose Followers Rioted Is Sentenced for Rape
- September 02, 2017

He is facing separate court trials for the murders of Dera manager Ranjit Singh and Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chatterpatti. A judge in Rohtak, Haryana , announced 10 years of imprisonment and Rupees 1500,000 fine each in two cases. (more...)
Shikhar Dhawan exits SL tour to attend to ailing mother Shikhar Dhawan exits SL tour to attend to ailing mother
- September 02, 2017

The opener is leaving for India to attend to his ailing mother, who "is stable and recovering well at the moment", according to a Board communique. "The All-India Senior Selection Committee has decided not to name any replacement for the fifth ODI and the only T20I, scheduled on September 3rd and 6th respectively in Colombo ", the statement said. (more...)
Siddaramaiah inducts three new ministers, including Dalit
- September 02, 2017

That Siddaramaiah ensured all three ministerial berths went to his nominees is seen as reason for Parameshwara's sulk. While Revanna and Timmapur got cabinet rank, Geetha has been made Minister of State with independent charge. Jarkiholi has been given Cooperation (the main portfolio held by the late Mahadeva Prasad). The three vacancies arose from the resignation of then ministers Parameshwara, H Y Meti and the death of Mahadeva Prasad. (more...)
Weatherford Donates to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts Weatherford Donates to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
- September 02, 2017

Area residents can join the efforts by donating appropriate items to any of the designated drop off locations . The DeKalb County's Sheriff's Office is asking for items like blankets, sleeping bags, air mattresses, pillows, towels, toiletries, household cleaning products, laundry detergent, non-perishable snack foods, board games, coloring books, playing cards and crayons. (more...)
'All options' remain on the table on North Korea 'All options' remain on the table on North Korea
- September 02, 2017

The B-1Bs were flown in from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam while the F-35Bs came from a US base in Iwakuni, Japan . Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are at their highest point in years after a series of missile tests by Pyongyang. North Korea condemns the annual U.S. According to the Air Force, this mission is in "direct response to North Korea's intermediate range ballistic missile launch and emphasizes the combined ironclad commitment to regional allies and partners". (more...)
Islamic State Convoy Stuck in Syria, Hezbollah Claims Damascus Approved Controversial Evacuation Islamic State Convoy Stuck in Syria, Hezbollah Claims Damascus Approved Controversial Evacuation
- September 02, 2017

A convoy carrying about 300 militants and as many family members became stuck in a government-controlled area in the desert outside Deir el-Zour province after the U.S-led coalition carried out airstrikes near the convoy, blocking its advance and targeting militants and their vehicles coming from Islamic State areas to meet them. (more...)
Five non-member states to attend BRICS summit as guests Five non-member states to attend BRICS summit as guests
- September 02, 2017

China has sent out a clear message that it would object to any discussion about Pakistan's alleged role in sheltering terrorists during the upcoming BRICS summit which will also be attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi . BRICS countries account for 44 per cent of world population and have abundant natural and human resources. In a statement posted on Facebook and Twitter, the Prime Minister also mentioned his visit to Myanmar after the BRICS summit, and hoped it would deepen ... (more...)
Girl kills herself after 'teacher publicly shames her for period stain' Girl kills herself after 'teacher publicly shames her for period stain'
- September 02, 2017

The girl was also scolded by the principal when her teacher takes her to the principal. "The teacher did not even take into account that there were boys in the class". Her classmates whom the police questioned also did not speak about it, he said, however, adding that the victim has complained about torture by her teacher in the suicide note without mentioning the name of the teacher. (more...)
Seven burnt to death in Moi Girls dormitory fire Seven burnt to death in Moi Girls dormitory fire
- September 02, 2017

The school, which has more than 1,000 students, will remain closed for two weeks while the investigation takes place. At least 10 students have been listed as missing at the Kenya Red Cross information desk at the school. But I quickly came to my senses and realised my jumper had caught fire. The girl who had blisters on her left leg was among those rushed to Nairobi Women's Hospital for treatment. (more...)

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