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DACA Supporters Rally In Yakima DACA Supporters Rally In Yakima
- September 08, 2017

People attend a rally protesting against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA ) program in front of the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on September 5, 2017. About 50,000 people in the Bay Area are eligible for the program. She is a CNM student and leader for the New Mexico DreamTeam. Bacon says he declined to support a bill to protect DACA youth, because it didn't address border security. (more...)
Spanish PM Rajoy to ask court to revoke Catalan referendum law Spanish PM Rajoy to ask court to revoke Catalan referendum law
- September 08, 2017

According to court regulations, the suspension lasts for 5 months while judges come up with a ruling. "We are defending the rule of law in Spain and democracy in Catalonia". Late Thursday, the Constitutional Court chose to proceed with the government's appeal, suspend the referendum bill and all related measures, and warn officials of their duty to comply with its decision. (more...)
What might victory in Afghanistan look like — Philadephia Inquirer What might victory in Afghanistan look like — Philadephia Inquirer
- September 08, 2017

Additional troops are not the answer to Afghanistan. Then, being a longest United States overseas war, 2400 U.S. troops have been killed in these 16 years besides over 1700 troops from other countries of ISAF. A suicide bomber has reportedly detonated explosives at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, TOLO News reports. He vowed to get tough on neighboring Pakistan, to push for reforms in Afghanistan and to moderate ambitions. (more...)
Japan politicians consider tactical nukes, dialogue with North Korea
- September 08, 2017

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said during an event at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on Tuesday that sanctions will not necessarily work in changing North Korea's current course. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang reiterated China's opposition to the THAAD system at a briefing in Beijing, saying it could only "severely damage" regional security and raise "tensions and antagonism". (more...)
Qatar, North Korea on agenda for Trump's Kuwait meeting Qatar, North Korea on agenda for Trump's Kuwait meeting
- September 08, 2017

Trump on Thursday opted instead for a thinly veiled warning that did not mention Qatar by name, but made clear the USA will not tolerate ongoing financing of terrorist groups by Doha. During a joint White House press conference with Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait , Trump addressed the Middle East peace process. (more...)
Big Ten announces men's and women's basketball TV schedule Big Ten announces men's and women's basketball TV schedule
- September 08, 2017

Michigan State's season opener against North Florida will air November 10 at 8 p.m. ET on Big Ten Network, one of nine Spartans games on BTN this season. Last season, Richard Pitino's team had seven games available for web subscription only on BTN Plus and two on ESPN3. That time and date will be announced soon. (more...)
Clown dummies in KKK robes found hanging from tree in Virginia park Clown dummies in KKK robes found hanging from tree in Virginia park
- September 08, 2017

In 2016, the art collective took responsibility for several nude statues of then-candidate Trump that cropped up in five different locations across the United States. INDECLINE, active since 2001, made headlines past year after erecting a series of statues depicting then-candidate Donald Trump in the nude in several cities across the U.S.in a work titled "The Emperor Has No Balls". (more...)
Corruption Trial Begins for US Senator Bob Menendez Corruption Trial Begins for US Senator Bob Menendez
- September 08, 2017

Prosecutors began presenting evidence Thursday by calling Federal Bureau of Investigation analyst and walking her through an email exchange involving one of the more salacious aspects of the government's claims - that Melgen paid for Menendez to spend three nights in an upscale Paris hotel with a woman. (more...)
Hurricane Irma prompts Georgia evacuations and expanded state of emergency Hurricane Irma prompts Georgia evacuations and expanded state of emergency
- September 08, 2017

Deal's order authorizes about 5,000 Georgia National Guard members to be on active duty to help people respond and recover. The order affects the cities of Savannah and Brunswick in Georgia, which has not been hit by a Category 3 hurricane or higher since 1898, according to WSB-TV. (more...)
China holds military drill as North Korea tensions rise China holds military drill as North Korea tensions rise
- September 08, 2017

Even before North Korea detonated its most powerful nuclear bomb on Sunday, Japan was calling for moves to cut off its oil supply. The White House said Donald Trump and Mr Turnbull "confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearise North Korea ". (more...)
Maarten's airport takes a beating from Irma Maarten's airport takes a beating from Irma
- September 07, 2017

Martin. The furniture and equipment of the airport terminal appeared to be soaked and smashed, with debris strewn across the runway and on the buildings. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Irma left "widescale destruction of infrastructure, houses and businesses" and residents with no power, no gasoline and no running water, the Associated Press reported . (more...)
Republican leaders in the room 'shell-shocked' following Trump deal with Democrats Republican leaders in the room 'shell-shocked' following Trump deal with Democrats
- September 07, 2017

Ivanka Trump's visit to the Oval Office of the White House during a meeting between her father and the Republican leaders "visibly annoyed" the GOPers, an aide says. The deal promises to speed a $7.9 billion Harvey aid bill , which passed the House Wednesday, to Trump's desk before disaster accounts run out later this week. (more...)
DeVos says Obama-era approach to campus sexual assault 'failed' DeVos says Obama-era approach to campus sexual assault 'failed'
- September 07, 2017

And she says those that use "a system biased toward finding a student responsible for sexual misconduct" also are committing discrimination. "Instead of working with schools on behalf of students, the prior administration weaponized the Office for Civil Rights to work against schools and against students", she said in a speech at George Mason University . (more...)
"Dead" Woman Wakes Up In Mortuary Freezer In Kerala
- September 07, 2017

Undergoing treatment at a hospital in Madurai since the past two months, Rathnam's internal organs had failed and incurred damage due to the severity of her illness. Hospital sources said that with her condition deteriorating, there was no hope that she would live. The Kerala Police was informed about the incident, who later shifted the 40-year-old woman to a private hospital in Kattappana. (more...)
Cosmo DiNardo waives preliminary hearing; Sean Kratz due in court this afternoon Cosmo DiNardo waives preliminary hearing; Sean Kratz due in court this afternoon
- September 07, 2017

DiNardo appeared in court Thursday by way of video chat next to his attorney, Michael Parlow, dressed in his orange prison jumpsuit. Their bodies were later discovered in a 12-foot deep common grave in a different location on the same Solebury Township property. (more...)
Executive board of NAB approves four references against Sharif family, Ishaq Dar Executive board of NAB approves four references against Sharif family, Ishaq Dar
- September 07, 2017

The meeting was scheduled on Wednesday but it could not be held due to non-availability of Prosecutor General Accountability Waqas Qadeer Dar in Islamabad . During the course of proceedings, neither any Sharif family member nor Dar appeared before the NAB investigators to record their statements, despite repeated summons issued to them. (more...)
Huntington Beach police investigating shooting Huntington Beach police investigating shooting
- September 07, 2017

That's when an officer-involved shooting occurred, Huntington Beach police said. Two officers were injured responding to a man with a knife call in Huntington Beach on September 7, 2017. Orange County sheriff's detectives were sent to investigate the shooting, according to the Orange County Sheriff's department. The story is developing. (more...)
Trump's zigzagging approach to North Korea veers toward military options Trump's zigzagging approach to North Korea veers toward military options
- September 07, 2017

Outside experts have been unable to verify North Korea's claim that it tested a hydrogen bomb Sunday, but say it's plausible. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in said Thursday they saw the Trump administration as willing to solve the North Korean crisis through diplomacy. (more...)
Ukraine offers alternative proposal on United Nations peacekeepers Ukraine offers alternative proposal on United Nations peacekeepers
- September 07, 2017

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday cautiously welcomed the announcement, saying that "if this really constitutes an opportunity then we have to seize it". Russian Federation also says that the plan should be subject to approval by the separatists. "Russia constantly gave signals to us and others that it would block any attempt to move [the peacekeeping question] to official documents and pass a UN Security Council resolution - that is to say, it threatened to use its veto", ... (more...)
People begin heading to South Florida shelters ahead of Hurricane Irma People begin heading to South Florida shelters ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 07, 2017

The sandbags will be distributed at 451 Dade Blvd. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, and then again 6 a.m.to 7 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 6 and Thursday Sept. 7, while supplies last or until the weather holds up, according to city officials. The Governor of Florida, Rick Scott warned people, "This storm is bigger, faster and stronger than Hurricane Andrew", he made the stops Naples, Marathon, and Doral to cautioned people about the potential widespread destruction. (more...)

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