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Labour confirms it will whip MPs to vote against EU Withdrawal Bill Labour confirms it will whip MPs to vote against EU Withdrawal Bill
- September 06, 2017

Labour will impose a three-line whip on its MPs to vote against the European Union withdrawal bill next week, while stressing that the party still fully respects the democratic decision of the country in the Brexit referendum. The slogan of the Leave campaign was about people taking back control and restoring powers to parliament. Labour will vote against the Brexit repeal bill unless it is amended, saying the legislation allows ministers to "grab power from Parliament". (more...)
DOJ places parents of Carl Angelo Arnaiz under witness protection program DOJ places parents of Carl Angelo Arnaiz under witness protection program
- September 06, 2017

Duterte said he never gave any order to kill anyone, young or old, and even enemies on bended knees. "I'm sorry but I will pursue the cases against the police and if need be, they will go to jail". The driver identified Arnaiz, a resident of Cainta, Rizal, as the suspect. "He was beaten up, his body was full of welts, he had a black eye, gashes as well as handcuff marks", Public Attorney's Office chief pathologist Erwin Erfe told reporters, adding that bullet trajectories suggested Arnaiz ... (more...)
Alabama LBs Terrell Lewis, Christian Miller Out For Remainder Of Season Alabama LBs Terrell Lewis, Christian Miller Out For Remainder Of Season
- September 06, 2017

Miller, the team's starting SAM linebacker, tore his biceps, while Lewis tore a ligament in his elbow, per Zenitz. Both will have surgery soon. Even without the four linebackers, Alabama still kept Florida State from scoring. Saban didn't mention names, nor did Hamilton, about potential replacements. "We'll see who develops and who can help us the most", Saban said. "They're both good players, they both made significant improvement and they both played well in the game". (more...)
Melania's spokeswoman says it's sad that people are anxious about FLOTUS' shoes Melania's spokeswoman says it's sad that people are anxious about FLOTUS' shoes
- September 06, 2017

Melania Trump is heading back to Texas, this time to to meet with victims of of Hurricane Harvey . On Saturday morning, President Trump and First Lady Melania set off for Texas again, this time headed for the epicenter of the damage in Houston. (more...)
San Francisco officials plan to fight for Dreamers, DACA San Francisco officials plan to fight for Dreamers, DACA
- September 06, 2017

Obama wanted to get approval of the Dream Act before the end of the lame-duck Congress in 2010, in hopes of providing a path to legal status for certain young undocumented immigrants who came to the US illegally as children . President Trump has signaled he wants to end the program but vowed any changes to DACA would be made "with heart". "I think would have no objection to a decision to abandon that order because it is very questionable, in my opinion, constitutionally". (more...)
Trump fares poorly in new Siena poll Trump fares poorly in new Siena poll
- September 06, 2017

Yet by a 49-45 percent margin, New Yorkers say groups that include self-identified white nationalists and neo-Nazis should not be able to obtain permits for public rallies like the one that sparked the Charlottesville violence. President Donald Trump still has positive favorability from a strong majority of New York's Republicans, but that support is a net 20 points lower than it was two months ago. (more...)
Appeals Panel Stays Injunction Against Texas Voter ID Law Appeals Panel Stays Injunction Against Texas Voter ID Law
- September 06, 2017

In a 2-1 decision , the appeals court stayed an injunction that had blocked the procedures adopted in the law known as Senate Bill 5, report Politico , Reuters and the Austin American-Statesman . In his five-page dissent, Circuit Judge James Graves Jr. argued that any stay "should be comprehensive". This declaration is made under the penalty of perjury. (more...)
JJ Watt fundraiser for Harvey victims passes $18 million JJ Watt fundraiser for Harvey victims passes $18 million
- September 06, 2017

The American Red Cross is helping as much as possible along with extended family members of those who are in shelters so that they can all come up with a plan of action to get as many people back into a home of their own as soon as possible. (more...)
Pennsylvania police discover 'It'-inspired balloons tied to sewer grates Pennsylvania police discover 'It'-inspired balloons tied to sewer grates
- September 06, 2017

The titular character of the movie, adapted from a Stephen King novel, is a clown who lures children down into the sewers with red balloons. The post said they give the prankster props for creativity but jokingly said they were scared as they removed the evidence. (more...)
Sen. Graham Would Support Trump Tossing DACA Over to Congress Sen. Graham Would Support Trump Tossing DACA Over to Congress
- September 06, 2017

Graham was part of the bipartisan Gang of Eight that wrote comprehensive immigration reform legislation that passed the Senate in 2013. In July, Durbin and Graham introduced the Dream Act of 2017 , apparently in response to concerns that Trump would end DACA. (more...)
Conservative whips 'in secret talks with Labour' over Brexit timetable vote Conservative whips 'in secret talks with Labour' over Brexit timetable vote
- September 06, 2017

The Labour Party is expected to push for changes to the bill, which aims at ensuring that European Union law no longer applies to Britain. This follows Labour changing its Brexit stance, which is now to support staying in the single market and customs union during a transition period. (more...)
United Nations warns of catastrophe as Rohingya exodus in Myanmar nears 150000 United Nations warns of catastrophe as Rohingya exodus in Myanmar nears 150000
- September 06, 2017

Myanmar's government made no immediate response to the report. TRT World 's Kerry Alexandra reports. There has been global condemnation of the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar . Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is also scheduled to depart for Bangladesh and is expected to visit a refugee camp and oversee the delivery of aid. (more...)
United Nations finds Assad forces behind deadly April sarin attack United Nations finds Assad forces behind deadly April sarin attack
- September 06, 2017

It highlighted the use of sieges, which have been employed by Syrian government forces, rebels and Islamic State militants, saying they have " affected civilians more tragically than any other tactic employed by warring parties in the conflict". (more...)
House to vote on $7.9B Harvey relief bill House to vote on $7.9B Harvey relief bill
- September 06, 2017

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told FOX Business on Tuesday, the bill will pass on Wednesday. The House of Representatives will vote Wednesday on a Hurricane Harvey relief bill that won't contain language aimed at staving off a U.S default on its debt. (more...)
Backed Kurdish Forces Seize Ancient Raqqa Mosque Backed Kurdish Forces Seize Ancient Raqqa Mosque
- September 06, 2017

USA officials confirmed Sunday that the SDF had captured the Old City with the help of US special forces on the ground, evacuating thousands of civilians in the process. Despite government advances, roughly half of the provincial capital is still under siege by ISIS, including a nearby military air base in the south of the city and three adjacent neighborhoods. (more...)
Ex-presidents accused of forming criminal group in Brazil Ex-presidents accused of forming criminal group in Brazil
- September 06, 2017

The 230-page document filed with the Supreme Court accused Lula of heading the organization. If this happens and a case occurs, they can get between 3 and 8 years in prison. Their Workers' Party allegedly pocketed $475m in bribe money, "making use of public entities including Petrobras , the National Development Bank (BNDES) and the Planning Ministry", according to the charges. (more...)
Manny Machado's Walk-Off Two-Run Home Run Lifts Orioles Past Yankees Manny Machado's Walk-Off Two-Run Home Run Lifts Orioles Past Yankees
- September 06, 2017

Machado beat the Oakland Athletics two Wednesdays ago with a walk-off homer in the 12th inning and five days before that erased a two-run deficit on one swing with a game-winning grand slam in the bottom of the ninth in a win over the Los Angeles Angels . (more...)
Prabhas & Shraddha's Saaho Deal Prabhas & Shraddha's Saaho Deal
- September 06, 2017

She will help him with his Hindi for the Hindi version of Saaho . "There will be. Both Prabhas and Shraddha will have a professional tutor to help them with their language ". However, Prabhas' voice will be retained in the Hindi version. Saaho is expected to deliver a triumph of scale, size, and spectacle! According to the information, the budget of Saaho is 150 crores and it will be released in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. (more...)
Gareth Bale Helped Wales Land Ben Woodburn Over England Gareth Bale Helped Wales Land Ben Woodburn Over England
- September 06, 2017

Picking up the ball just inside the Moldovan half, the 17-year-old raced past a defender easily before whipping a unsafe ball into the box. Ramsey's goal in injury time came courtesy of a deflection and while it increases his worldwide goal tally, it was not a striker nor a performance he will look back on fondly. (more...)
NAFTA Second Round Ends With Unspecified NAFTA Second Round Ends With Unspecified "Important" Progress, Single Consolidated Text
- September 06, 2017

But they promised progress by the end of the next round, scheduled for September 23 to 27 in Ottawa, Canada. Lighthizer, a former Reagan-era deputy USTR and longtime trade lawyer for U.S. We also need to promote the products we make here by eliminating procurement commitments and promoting responsible bidding standards. "Some of his rhetoric with respect to Canadian workers and industry has been very negative", he said. (more...)