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Kenyatta vows to beat Raila Kenyatta vows to beat Raila
- September 09, 2017

The leader of Kenya's opposition on Tuesday rejected the new date for presidential elections set by Kenya's electoral body, saying that the opposition had not been consulted and key issues went unaddressed, adding a threat to boycott the race. (more...)
France's Macron Lays Out Plan For Reshaping Europe During Athens Visit France's Macron Lays Out Plan For Reshaping Europe During Athens Visit
- September 09, 2017

Approximately 40 CEOs of French giants in business arrived with Macron in the Greek capital on Thursday to explore investment opportunities in Greece . Many of those have ended up in the hands of non-European investors. Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos escorts his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as they inspect a guard of honour during a welcome ceremony in Athens September 7, 2017 . (more...)
Homicide Suspect Tackled On Freeway Homicide Suspect Tackled On Freeway
- September 09, 2017

WJBK reports the chase began around 12:30 p.m. Friday on I-75. The suspect got on and off the busy freeway several times before getting a flat tire. Police then crowd around it before one officer tackles him off the roof and he is handcuffed by the rest of the team. Traffic was down to two lanes on northbound I-75 near the Ambassador Bridge after the pursuit ended, while dozens of police vehicles were still at the scene. (more...)
Game Preview & betting advice - Oklahoma State (#11) at South Alabama Game Preview & betting advice - Oklahoma State (#11) at South Alabama
- September 09, 2017

The Cowboys will only go as far as this defense allows them, and the defense will go far if this defensive line - that calls themselves The Decepticons, the villains of the popular 80's animated TV show Transformers, and want to take over the world - can copy this performance every week going forward. (more...)
Attorney-General to Indict Sara Netanyahu Imminently Attorney-General to Indict Sara Netanyahu Imminently
- September 09, 2017

The Justice Ministry said in a statement that she will have the opportunity to plead her case at a hearing before any charges are filed. Mandelblit, therefore, intends to indict Netanyahu for fraud with aggravated circumstances and breach of public trust. (more...)
Canada extradites two citizens to India over 2000 honour killing incident Canada extradites two citizens to India over 2000 honour killing incident
- September 09, 2017

India had requested the extradition of Malkit Sidhu and her brother Surjit Badesha for allegedly masterminding the murder in a case of honour killing. The ruling from the top court, delivered in Ottawa , was unanimous and based on assurances from the Canadian government that the two would not be tortured while in India for their trial. (more...)
Irma Forces Largest Evacuation Ever in Miami-Dade County Irma Forces Largest Evacuation Ever in Miami-Dade County
- September 09, 2017

According to Flightstats, 356 flights had already been canceled on Thursday, following 501 cancellations on Wednesday as the Hurricane barrelled toward Florida. "We want those trying to leave ahead of the hurricane to focus on their safe evacuation rather than worry about the cost of flights", JetBlue representative Philip Stewart said in a statement. (more...)
USA urges Myanmar to give access to Rakhine crisis area USA urges Myanmar to give access to Rakhine crisis area
- September 09, 2017

And they are facing it not only in Myanmar, where bigotry is at the root of their longtime effective quarantine, but also from the wider world, where prejudice has long manifested itself as indifference. 'The images we are seeing of the suffering of the Rohingya fill us with pain and dread . Suu Kyi doesn't have the power to order a halt to the military's operations. (more...)
UC sues Trump administration over DACA decision UC sues Trump administration over DACA decision
- September 09, 2017

The lawsuit , which she filed in her capacity as president of the University of California system along with the regents, is in part personal to Napolitano ― she created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which Trump is now phasing out, in 2012. (more...)
Army, police enter Dera HQ in Sirsa to conduct search ops Army, police enter Dera HQ in Sirsa to conduct search ops
- September 09, 2017

The statement came hours before authorities and security agencies are likely to start a search and sanitization operation inside the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters campus near Sirsa town in Haryana . According to the Newspaper, Deputy Commissioner Diprava Lakra said, "We have submitted our report to the Home Secretary of Punjab". The search is being monitored by Court Commissioner AKS Pawar, appointed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court . (more...)
Amit Shah's visit will have no impact, says Naveen Patnaik Amit Shah's visit will have no impact, says Naveen Patnaik
- September 09, 2017

Bhubaneswar: Comparing BJD government with a defunct transformer, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah Friday appealed his party workers to uproot the BJD government from power in 2019 assembly election. On Shah's statement that the Centre is giving enough funds to the State but the Government is not cooperating in developmental works, Deb said it is the responsibility of the Centre to provide funds to States. (more...)
Qatar calls Saudi Arabia to resolve Gulf crisis Qatar calls Saudi Arabia to resolve Gulf crisis
- September 09, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump (L) waits to welcome visiting Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States , on September 7, 2017. Al-Sabah said Kuwait and its partners still hope for a resolution to the "unfortunate dispute with our brothers in the GCC". Saudi Arabia took issue with the fact that the Qatar News Agency did not specify it was Doha that initiated the phone conversation. (more...)
Illegal Voters May Have Decided New Hampshire in 2016 Illegal Voters May Have Decided New Hampshire in 2016
- September 09, 2017

But only about 7 percent of those same-day registrants went on to obtain New Hampshire driver's licenses and only 3 percent have since registered vehicles in New Hampshire - a state with very little public transportation. These new data illustrate the problem with same-day registration laws: they prevent the ability to verify residency prior to the election - and in a close election, that can make a difference. (more...)
Doklam dispute hurt India-China ties: Chinese Foreign Minister Doklam dispute hurt India-China ties: Chinese Foreign Minister
- September 09, 2017

The small-minded nasty theatrics intensified after external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj spoke of the honest need for a diplomatic resolution.Officials of the People's Republic simply can't comprehend that in a democracy, a top military commander can make a professional evaluation of threat perceptions in the course of a lecture, as Gen. (more...)
Ahead Of Irma, Man Gives Desperate Stranger Store's Last Generator Ahead Of Irma, Man Gives Desperate Stranger Store's Last Generator
- September 09, 2017

Pam Brekke traveled 30 miles to a Lowe's store near Orlando on Thursday, hoping to purchase one of 216 generators the store had received in a surprise shipment. "She need the generator", Santiago told WESH. "No worry for them". "It's ok, she needs it". The two embraced and Santiago continued his shopping. (more...)
Prosecutors want Shkreli's bail revoked over Clinton posting Prosecutors want Shkreli's bail revoked over Clinton posting
- September 09, 2017

Shkreli asked his Facebook followers to grab a strand of Clinton's hair "to confirm the sequences I have", he wrote . "His late actions constitute changed circumstances that show that he can not meet his burden of showing that he should remain at large pending sentencing", said the prosecutors from the U.S. (more...)
Four dead in Perquimans County helicopter crash Four dead in Perquimans County helicopter crash
- September 09, 2017

Duke Medical Center maintains two helicopters to transport critically injured or ill patients of all ages across North Carolina and neighboring states. The Highway Patrol, Sheriff's Office and the National Transportation Safety Board are all investigating the incident. Sowers said Duke is cooperating with investigators. (more...)
Traverse City Light & Power Sends Crew To Florida For Hurricane Irma Traverse City Light & Power Sends Crew To Florida For Hurricane Irma
- September 09, 2017

He would not comment on exactly when the plants would be taken down or how long they could be shut. "Once restoration begins in earnest, our goal is to get as many customers up and running as soon as possible and we will not stop until all power is restored". (more...)
Enrollment Down Nearly 9% at Western Illinois University Enrollment Down Nearly 9% at Western Illinois University
- September 09, 2017

Still, administrators say "sizable increases to EIU's fall 2018 recruitment numbers seem poised to help offset current fall 2017 reductions". "However, it's clear that EIU's enrollment cycle was adversely impacted by the state's recent budget instability, and we've heard anecdotally that the implementation of the federal travel ban created concerns that likely impacted our global student recruitment efforts as well", Norman said. (more...)
Work to start on Donald Trump's controversial US border wall with Mexico Work to start on Donald Trump's controversial US border wall with Mexico
- September 09, 2017

CBP will be meeting with the companies to determine the timeline for construction but it is expected to begin in the fall. The agency said in a statement that these latest designs would "provide an innovative perspective in the application of new materials which will allow CBP to evaluate the potential for new wall and barrier designs". (more...)