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Mnuchin says Congress Must Raise Debt Ceiling while Approving Harvey Aid Mnuchin says Congress Must Raise Debt Ceiling while Approving Harvey Aid
- September 06, 2017

The vote is expected in the noon hour. Conservatives in the House and Senate, including Texas U.S. Sen. The funding measure must be approved by this month's end to avoid a government shutdown. Such a swift timeline would allow Congress to approve the disaster relief money ahead of the potential impact of Hurricane Irma, which could make landfall in Florida this week. (more...)
Analyzing North Korea: What could happen next? Analyzing North Korea: What could happen next?
- September 06, 2017

Speaking in the city where Kim Jong Un is believed to have attended boarding school as a child and honed his love for basketball, she warned of "overreactions" amid growing tension. Former NBA star player Dennis Rodman appeared on British television on Wednesday to discuss his controversial visits to North Korea and his relationship to his ruler, Kim Jong Un. (more...)
German manufacturing orders fall unexpectedly
- September 06, 2017

Economists had predicted another rise of 0.3 percent, following strong order growth of 0.9 in June this year. Orders from within Germany fell by 1.6 percent and those from eurozone neighbors were down 1.0 percent. At 3.00 am ET, the Czech Statistical Office is set to publish foreign trade, and industrial and construction output figures. This was the first fall in three months. (more...)
SC tells states to appoint senior cops against cow vigilantism SC tells states to appoint senior cops against cow vigilantism
- September 06, 2017

Cracking down on Centre and state, the Supreme Court on Monday asked to put an immediate end to cow vigilantism. The Congress leader alleged the PM paid "lip service" for months on the issue of "organised" violence by cow vigilantes and the government shirked responsibility in the Supreme Court saying the onus to take action lies with states. (more...)
Justice Prevails: Life imprisonment for Rocky Yadav in Aditya Sachdeva murder case Justice Prevails: Life imprisonment for Rocky Yadav in Aditya Sachdeva murder case
- September 06, 2017

Rocky's mother Manorama Devi, Ex-JD (U) MLC was expelled from the Janta Dal (United). The court sentenced five-year jail term to Rocky's father Bindi Yadav as he was found guilty under Section 212 of the Indian Penal Code (providing shelter to an accused). (more...)
United Nations accuses Syrian government of April sarin attack United Nations accuses Syrian government of April sarin attack
- September 06, 2017

The panel also said US air strikes on a mosque in Al-Jina in rural Aleppo in March that killed 38 people, including children, failed to take precautions in violation of global law, but did not constitute a war crime. "The Commission identified three of the bombs as likely OFAB-100-120 and one as a chemical bomb", the report said, adding that "photographs of weapon remnants depict a chemical aerial bomb of a type manufactured in the former Soviet Union". (more...)
University of Washington to Dreamers: Ending DACA Won't Affect Financial Aid University of Washington to Dreamers: Ending DACA Won't Affect Financial Aid
- September 06, 2017

The program protects undocumented immigrants who were illegally brought into the United States by their parents. During last week's Student Senate meeting, Lubisich said the plan for the scholarship is "working it's way up the rank to be created" and it is "still ongoing", adding that "faculty and...members of the presidential cabinet of the university" are involved as well. (more...)
House committee subpoenas FBI, DOJ over Trump dossier House committee subpoenas FBI, DOJ over Trump dossier
- September 06, 2017

Trey Gowdy, (R-S.C.) told the Examiner. The latest subpoenas reportedly call on FBI Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before the House panel. "Resort to compulsory process was necessary because of DOJ's and FBI's insufficient responsiveness to the committee's numerous Russia-investigation related requests over the past several months", the letter says. (more...)
Teenager, missing for nearly a month, found safe Teenager, missing for nearly a month, found safe
- September 06, 2017

She was treated for minor injuries at Douglas County Hospital and returned to her family. The area director for YFC is Kevin Taylor. Police say it is still an active investigation and they're not releasing the names of the people arrested yet. (more...)
Supreme Court Allows Rape Survivor to Terminate Her 31-Week-Old Pregnancy Supreme Court Allows Rape Survivor to Terminate Her 31-Week-Old Pregnancy
- September 06, 2017

The victim hailing from Mumbai was raped by her father's colleague and needed court directions to abort her foetus. 31-week-old foetus. Not only does this whole case portray the disgusting scenario of kids being raped but also, how much the rape survivor has to go through after that. (more...)
Colin Trevorrow no longer directing 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Colin Trevorrow no longer directing 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
- September 06, 2017

His departure comes less than three months after a Han Solo spin-off film also lost its directors . Ron Howard took over the film. Trevorrow had most recently directed the derided drama " The Book of Henry " and some anxious about how he would handle the gargantuan task of directing a Star Wars film - even with the box office cred he scored with " Jurassic World ", which made over $1.7 billion worldwide. (more...)
Realty Income Corporation (O) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
- September 06, 2017

State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 5,330 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $133,000 after purchasing an additional 2,350 shares in the last quarter. The dividend payment will be $0.280 per share for the quarter or $1.12 on an annualized basis. Sold All: 42 Reduced: 120 Increased: 126 New Position: 48. (more...)
Here's the 'coincidence' Kenyans have noticed about election date Here's the 'coincidence' Kenyans have noticed about election date
- September 06, 2017

Yesterday the IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati announced 17 october as the election day despite opposition outcry for his resignation. Kenyan opposition leader and presidential candidate Raila Odinga , who claimed fraud in the country's August 8 election, is questioning his group's participation in future elections. (more...)
Group rallies in support of Kentucky's last abortion clinic Group rallies in support of Kentucky's last abortion clinic
- September 06, 2017

Those agreements, they say, are on file with state regulators. The administration recently moved to take away the facility's license until it does comply; however, the abortion clinic sued to block the state's actions. The Bevin administration will be making the opposite argument in court: that such regulations are necessary to ensure the cleanliness and safety of facilities providing abortions, and to protect the women seeking them. (more...)
Trump cancella il piano per i figli degli immigrati irregolari
- September 06, 2017

L'azione di Trump , annunciata dal segretraio alla Giustizia Jeff Sessiones, pone termine al programma chiamato Deferred action for childhood arrivals (Daca). Adesso si spera che il Congresso possa realmente aiutarli. Lo stesso ex presidente ha criticato fortemente la decisione dell'attuale inquilino della Casa Bianca definendola " sbagliata ", "autolesionista" e " crudele ". (more...)
S.Korea to temporarily deploy four remaining THAAD launchers - ministry
- September 06, 2017

The United States and South Korea are moving forward with plans to install four more Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) rocket launchers at a USA base in Seongju, in spite of widespread opposition and protests from local residents and activists. (more...)
Heitkamp, Cramer plan to join Trump in North Dakota Heitkamp, Cramer plan to join Trump in North Dakota
- September 06, 2017

And that legislation balanced rate cuts with other changes, including eliminating tax breaks, so that it did not produce less revenue. In a conference call with reporters to preview the trip, a senior White House official read past statements Heitkamp has made supporting comprehensive tax reform and the notion of partnering with Trump to suggest that she may endorse Trump's plan. (more...)
Kidnapping victim located in Nevada, suspect now in custody Kidnapping victim located in Nevada, suspect now in custody
- September 06, 2017

Bail has been set at $1million. A woman who was allegedly kidnapped by her former boyfriend in California last week was found safe in Nevada Monday night, while the suspected kidnapper - who authorities say is risky and may be armed - remains on the run. (more...)
Arizona Higher-Education Leaders Respond To DACA Announcement Arizona Higher-Education Leaders Respond To DACA Announcement
- September 06, 2017

Under the Obama-era program undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S.as minors can apply for a renewable two-year work permit that would protect them from deportation. Nine Republican state attorneys general have said they would sue if Trump does not act to end the program, while a number of Democratic state attorneys general have threatened action if he does. (more...)
Red Cross chief to raise missing Israelis in talks with Hamas Red Cross chief to raise missing Israelis in talks with Hamas
- September 06, 2017

Sinwar planned the the abduction and murder of two Israeli soldiers and spent 22 years in Israeli jails before being released in the 2011 prisoner exchange deal for IDF soldier Gilad Shalit. "Only last month, 5 Palestinian children lost their lives due to lack of medicines caused by the Israeli blockade on Gaza". His body was never recovered and is assumed to be held by Hamas. (more...)