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Mom Outraged, Says She Was Asked To Leave Restaurant Over Pregnant Belly Mom Outraged, Says She Was Asked To Leave Restaurant Over Pregnant Belly
- September 07, 2017

Charisha Gobin shared that she went to the Buzz Inn Steakhouse and was wearing a skirt and a black crop top. "The waitress/bartender stopped us and said, 'I'm sorry, you can't be here in that shirt.' I said, 'Are you being serious with me right now?' And she said, 'Yep, you can't be here, '" Gobin told CBS affiliate KIRO-TV. (more...)
Pope says Colombia trip to help peace (2) Pope says Colombia trip to help peace (2)
- September 07, 2017

In a tweet before his departure the Pope said, "Dear Friends, please pray for me and all of Colombia, where I will be travelling for a journey dedicated to reconciliation and peace". Although many criticize the deal as being too soft on the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel group, Pope Francis is expected to advocate for the peace agreement. (more...)
Facebook: Russian-linked accounts bought $150000 in ads during 2016 campaign Facebook: Russian-linked accounts bought $150000 in ads during 2016 campaign
- September 07, 2017

Stamos added that the vast majority of the ads did not specifically reference the US presidential election, but rather focused on "divisive social and political messages across the ideological spectrum - touching on topics from LGBT matters to race issues to immigration to gun rights". (more...)
After $200000 initial goal, JJ Watt's Harvey fund hits $20 million After $200000 initial goal, JJ Watt's Harvey fund hits $20 million
- September 06, 2017

But the second flood this week was somehow more powerful than the first. Many who rallied said their homes were being sacrificed to save others. National disasters generally don't have silver linings. "If you and I were in this situation we might need help, but if you're poor you definitely need help", said Heather Reynolds, president and CEO of Catholic Charities Fort Worth. (more...)
North Dakota visit brings up division over President Trump's tax reform vision North Dakota visit brings up division over President Trump's tax reform vision
- September 07, 2017

On Friday, Heitkamp said both parties need to work together on tax reform, which she views as critical for businesses and families in her state. And your senator, Claire McCaskill, she must do this for you. Kevin Cramer, a consistent Trump supporter, expects the president's remarks to be similar to those he made in Missouri a week ago. Heitkamp and Cramer may be matched in next year's Senate race, though Heitkamp hasn't announced whether she'll seek a second term and Cramer hasn't said what ... (more...)
USA Today Doxes Members of President Trump's Golf Club USA Today Doxes Members of President Trump's Golf Club
- September 07, 2017

The paper said it then contacted hundreds of these members to determine if their businesses had ties to the government and ask whether they have had contact with the president while they frequented the clubs. But many others reacted negatively to the story saying that USA Today may have put the outed members and their families have been placed in danger of Antifa and Black Lives Matter-styled terrorism. (more...)
Trump calls UK, Australia for united front on North Korea Trump calls UK, Australia for united front on North Korea
- September 06, 2017

Mr Putin spoke after meeting South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Vladivostok, Russia, on the sidelines of a conference on economic development in Russia's Far East. "That could lead to the end of the relationship [between the two nations]", Robertson said. "China expresses serious concern over the relevant movements", Geng said. (more...)
Free lunch now will be provided for all NYC students Free lunch now will be provided for all NYC students
- September 07, 2017

The New York City Department of Education announced Wednesday that all public school students, regardless of family income, will receive free lunch . New York Mayor Bill de Blasio eats lunch with fifth graders at P.S. 69 (Journey Prep School) on the first day of NYC public schools, September 4, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (more...)
White House: Now is Not the Time for Talks with N. Korea White House: Now is Not the Time for Talks with N. Korea
- September 07, 2017

It is hard to comprehend how North Korea with its relatively limited resources could continue with such an expensive affair of production and test of nuclear weapons without large financial assistance from outside. An image of a North Korean missile test provided by KCNA. In a related development, Trump also spoke on Tuesday with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia by phone, said the White House. (more...)
Putin: North Koreans would rather Putin: North Koreans would rather "eat grass" than give up nukes
- September 06, 2017

Putin said North Korea's neighbors should engage with it, not whip up "military hysteria". They said it was time for the global community to exert maximum diplomatic and economic pressure, and that they can cannot be kicked down the road. (more...)
Area school principal arrested on suspicion of child sex crimes Area school principal arrested on suspicion of child sex crimes
- September 07, 2017

Waggoner, according to PSCO officials, allegedly engaged in sexually inappropriate conversations , discussed engaging in sexual acts with the undercover detective, and provided provided sexually explicit photos. It's unclear if Waggoner has an attorney. 'We are working with those law enforcement agencies to see if there are any victims out there. Waggoner moved to Arizona and was hired by Apache Junction Unified School District in 2017. (more...)
Tropical Depression 13 strengthens into Tropical Storm Katia Tropical Depression 13 strengthens into Tropical Storm Katia
- September 07, 2017

If it does manage to pick up strength over time, it may join the likes of Category 5 Hurricane Irma and Tropical Storm Jose . Jose, the 10th named storm so far this season, had winds of 40 miles per hour. Tropical Depression 13 formed Tuesday evening, according to the National Hurricane Center . Heavy rain and howling winds raked the neighboring island of Antigua as the storm approached Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before possibly heading for Florida over the ... (more...)
Florida's Joe Arpaio Threatens to Imprison Irma Refugees If They Have Warrants Florida's Joe Arpaio Threatens to Imprison Irma Refugees If They Have Warrants
- September 07, 2017

As Florida prepares to potentially face Hurricane Irma in the coming days, one sheriff's office wants everyone to know that people with outstanding warrants shouldn't expect a warm welcome at any shelters. Polk County is smack in the middle of Florida, and the sheriff's department there is sending an unusual message to anyone seeking safety: If there's a warrant for your arrest, don't bother. (more...)
SIT to probe Gauri Lankesh Murder Case SIT to probe Gauri Lankesh Murder Case
- September 06, 2017

They shouted the slogan: "May Gauri Lankesh remain immortal". The activist was given a state funeral in Bangalore, where her body was displayed in a glass case adorned with marigolds. "In what capacity?? Are there any protocols to be followed, or not??" she tweeted. "But no one could question her courage of conviction and sincerity", he added. (more...)
Egypt detainees subjected to 'assembly line' of torture: HRW report Egypt detainees subjected to 'assembly line' of torture: HRW report
- September 06, 2017

Prosecutors typically ignore prisoners' complaints and sometimes also threaten them with torture, it said, "creating an environment of nearly total impunity", HRW said in a press release accompanying the report . Security officers continued to beat and shock the detainees while they were in these positions, which they were forced to hold for hours, it added. Security forces "routinely torture political detainees with techniques including beatings, electric shocks, stress positions, and ... (more...)
Trump, lawmakers agree on disaster aid, debt limit, spending: Democrats Trump, lawmakers agree on disaster aid, debt limit, spending: Democrats
- September 06, 2017

Just an hour before the Democrats' announcement, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) slammed the arrangement as "unworkable" and "disgraceful". Lawmakers are now trying to find a path forward by the end of September on three key priorities: raising the debt ceiling, funding the government and Harvey aid. (more...)
US Sorry for 'Highly Offensive' Leaflets Dropped in Afghanistan US Sorry for 'Highly Offensive' Leaflets Dropped in Afghanistan
- September 06, 2017

U.S. forces have apologized for this leaflet; the writing is a Taliban flag that contains a quote from the Quran about Allah and Muhammad. USA forces in Afghanistan on Wednesday apologized for dropping "highly offensive" leaflets that showed a passage from the Quran superimposed onto the image of a dog. (more...)
S Carolina Declares State of Emergency Amid Hurricane Irma Approaches US S Carolina Declares State of Emergency Amid Hurricane Irma Approaches US
- September 06, 2017

Hurricane Irma's path has shifted-and that path leads directly to SC. "We can not let this thing get any bigger in this state than it is now", McMaster said at the conference, which is meeting Wednesday and Thursday in Columbia to consider potential solutions for the problem that is plaguing SC and states around the country. (more...)
IShares Core S&P US Value ETF (IUSV) Share Activity Climbing in Session
- September 06, 2017

The Stochastics oscillator is used to add confirmation to the trade entry. A reading between 0 and -20 would indicate an overbought situation. The Williams %R fluctuates between 0 and -100 measuring whether a security is overbought or oversold. (more...)
Spain hit Liechtenstein for eight in World Cup qualifier Spain hit Liechtenstein for eight in World Cup qualifier
- September 06, 2017

The visitors rounded off the scoring in the 89th minute as substitute Gerard Deulofeu fired via a deflection off Goppel. Ramos has previously questioned Costa's commitment in 2014 when he pulled out of a Spain squad for a match against Belarus through injury, arguing that "not reporting for duty could create a doubt among not just teammates, but with fans". (more...)