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Israel reported to have bombed Syrian chemical weapons facility Israel reported to have bombed Syrian chemical weapons facility
- September 07, 2017

The reported air raid comes as Israel is conducting its biggest military exercise in 19 years on its northern border, involving tens of thousands of soldiers, which has been widely described as a dress rehearsal for a future war with Hezbollah including civilian evacuation drills. (more...)
Duterte's Son Denies Meth Smuggling Claims as Case Rivets Manila Duterte's Son Denies Meth Smuggling Claims as Case Rivets Manila
- September 07, 2017

A broker who handled the shipment initially said his customs transactions were facilitated by a group claiming to have links with Paolo Duterte and his brother-in-law, Manases Carpio. The two denied any wrongdoing. They face life in prison and a fine of as much as 10 million pesos ($200,000) if convicted. On Tuesday Duterte said he had told Paolo to attend the senate investigation if he had nothing to hide, besides advising him not to answer questions and invoke his right to keep silent. (more...)
Vincent's New Track 'Los Angeles' Has Gotta Get #OnYourRadar Vincent's New Track 'Los Angeles' Has Gotta Get #OnYourRadar
- September 07, 2017

MASSEDUCTION is due out October 13. " 'Strange Mercy " was Housewives on Pills . St. Vincent unveiled the cover of her 5th studio LP, MASSEDUCTION , this morning (September 6) and it's a close-up of a pert behind against a red background. (more...)
ALERT: Manatee County Declares State of Emergency ALERT: Manatee County Declares State of Emergency
- September 07, 2017

All Thursday and Friday after-school activities canceled as well. Saturday's ACT test has been canceled. Brevard County Public Schools : Closed Thursday and Friday. Several colleges closed, too, with many forcing their students to evacuate off campus to safer areas. Admission gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Officials held a meeting Wednesday saying the Emergency Operation Center is now open with the 211 hotline active for Irma questions. (more...)
Bafana coach Stuart Baxter explains Andile Jali introduction against Cape Verde Bafana coach Stuart Baxter explains Andile Jali introduction against Cape Verde
- September 07, 2017

We're 2-0 down and I want all of my attacking options on the field. Why did you put Lebo Manyama in behind the two strikers?' I could sit here all night. "I'm totally devastated and disappointed after beating Senegal and drawing with Burkina Faso". "At this stage, to make that sort of call (on Bafana's qualifying chances)". (more...)
House passes $7.9B Harvey disaster aid package House passes $7.9B Harvey disaster aid package
- September 07, 2017

In the Senate, though, leaders are expected to attach the plan to the debt ceiling increase. Most of the funds in Wednesday's bill would go toward replenishing the depleted FEMA Disaster Relief Fund. "Without raising the debt limit, I am not comfortable that we will get money to Texas this month to rebuild", Mnuchin said on Fox News Sunday. Rep. (more...)
FEMA offers help to Harvey victims FEMA offers help to Harvey victims
- September 07, 2017

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials help people with questions at the George R. Brown Convention Center, in Houston on September 2, 2017. The bill, however, died in a Senate committee and therefore was never enacted. "There are rowdy beer halls, sleazy nightclubs, and smutty "adult" stores, even witchy botánica businesses - all open and thriving again because of generous grants from the tax-payers' pockets; American money conveniently channeled by the IRS and FEMA for the ... (more...)
Russian Lawyer in Trump Tower Meeting Says Mueller Hasn't Called Russian Lawyer in Trump Tower Meeting Says Mueller Hasn't Called
- September 07, 2017

Trump Jr.is one of the many people in president Trump's camp including Paul Manafort who are embroiled in the legal tussle and Federal investigation surrounding Russian Federation meddling in the 2016 election. Separately, Susan Rice, who was national security adviser for former President Barack Obama , testified on Tuesday before the House Intelligence Committee, according to a source familiar with the matter. (more...)
Trump talks with British, Australian leaders on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue Trump talks with British, Australian leaders on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue
- September 07, 2017

They welcomed China's support for United Nations sanctions and its efforts to increase pressure on North Korea , but agreed Beijing still holds substantial economic influence which should be used to bring the regime to its senses and restore stability on the Korean peninsula. (more...)
White House: DACA decision to come Tuesday White House: DACA decision to come Tuesday
- September 07, 2017

Republican officials from nine states are threatening to sue the Trump administration if DACA is not ended by September 15, putting pressure on the White House to make a decision. Trump as a candidate promised to deport all of them. So, even for this president - who has conjured menacing stereotypes of undocumented immigrants as rapists , given comfort to neo-Nazis , and pardoned a sheriff who terrorized communities of color - targeting this group is a politically risky proposition.He ... (more...)
Ed Schafer: Trump should emulate North Dakota on tax reform Ed Schafer: Trump should emulate North Dakota on tax reform
- September 07, 2017

Heidi Heitkamp. Senior White House officials said Tuesday that the support of Heitkamp, who's up for re-election next year in a state Trump carried, is something they are optimistic about winning. In a letter to the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Greg Hodur, former chairman of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party, urged Heitkamp to not give Trump "a big hug to welcome him here on our behalf". (more...)
Hurricane Irma now at Category 5, with 175 miles per hour winds Hurricane Irma now at Category 5, with 175 miles per hour winds
- September 07, 2017

The pressure to take immediate safety measures built throughout Wednesday as Irma swept west out of the open Atlantic and chewed through a string of islands, including St. Officials said the airport will close on Wednesday night due to the Transportation Security Administration's security checkpoint ceasing the screening of passengers. (more...)
Indiana's 10K DACA Kids Could Lose Immigration Status In 6 Months Indiana's 10K DACA Kids Could Lose Immigration Status In 6 Months
- September 07, 2017

A student at Hunter College in New York City, she said she had been brought to the United States by her parents when she was three. "Hopefully Congress is incentivized enough to finally act on immigration ". At the NY announcement, before the state attorney general, Eric Schneiderman , took the microphone, 23-year-old Zuleima Dominguez spoke to the assembled press. (more...)
Dennis Rodman does karaoke with Kim Jong Dennis Rodman does karaoke with Kim Jong
- September 07, 2017

The sports great spoke of a possible resolution between Kim and Trump . Rodman said, "Piers, you know as well as I do, Donald can be a little insane sometimes..." "I've never seen anyone in my life have that much power". Rodman added that he loves Trump, who he thanks for bringing him on "The Celebrity Apprentice " - a reality TV show Trump hosted before running for and winning the presidency. (more...)
Hurricanes Jose, Katia gain strength Hurricanes Jose, Katia gain strength
- September 07, 2017

Models so far show it remaining in the southern Gulf in coming days. It is the first time three active hurricanes have formed at the same time in the Atlantic region since 2010, according to meteorologists. St Martin and Anguilla experienced heavy rain and winds of up to 185mph, while damage in St Barts was described as "apocalyptic" after winds of 151mph. (more...)
House plans Wednesday vote on Harvey aid House plans Wednesday vote on Harvey aid
- September 07, 2017

The list is long, and the time is short. He said the White House effort to raise the debt ceiling is "like every other White House", which demands Congress raise the borrowing limit without any reforms. "I continue to be anxious about the debt, but I don't think this is the time to have that debate". Congress needs to combine a $7.9 billion disaster relief package for Harvey with a contentious increase in the nation's borrowing limit. (more...)
'Deep disappointment' in White House's push to end DACA 'Deep disappointment' in White House's push to end DACA
- September 07, 2017

DHS is providing a six-month window in which it will adjudicate pending requests and will give Congress a chance to pass a legislative alternative. India ranks 11th among countries of origin for DACA students, according to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services statistics available till March 31, 2017. (more...)
South Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea South Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea
- September 07, 2017

The announcement dramatically upped the stakes in its standoff with the worldwide community over its banned weapons programmes, which have seen it subjected to seven sets of UN Security Council sanctions so far. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "not to give in to emotions and show restraint" when dealing with North Korea. In a phone call with Putin on Monday, South Korean president Moon Jae-In - who travels to Russia Wednesday - told him it was time for the Security Council to "seriously ... (more...)
Spanish police uncover Isis cell preparing 'major terror attack' Spanish police uncover Isis cell preparing 'major terror attack'
- September 07, 2017

Melilla is a tiny Spanish enclave in North Africa. The accused were planning to carry out terrorist attacks in Morocco and Spain, the ministry revealed in a statement, and had been preparing for attacks using bladed weapons. His cell conducted "nightly meetings" to plan "major terrorists attacks", according to Spain's National Police. Security cooperation between Morocco and Spain is likely to increase following the terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils on August 17, which were ... (more...)
Trump OKs more military sales to S. Korea, Japan Trump OKs more military sales to S. Korea, Japan
- September 07, 2017

Any move to cut off trade with China would deal a crippling blow to both the United States and Chinese economies, leaving experts to quickly dismiss Trump's threat as empty rhetoric. We will not be doing it so far". Trump also held a phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. "They would rather eat grass than give up their nuclear program", he said . (more...)