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Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea
- September 10, 2017

China and Russian Federation have advocated a " freeze for freeze " plan, where the United States and South Korea stop major military exercises in exchange for North Korea halting its weapons programs, but neither side is willing to budge. "I ask Russian Federation to actively cooperate as this time it is inevitable that North Korea's oil supply should be cut at the least", Moon told Putin, according to a readout from a South Korean official. (more...)
Macron, in Greece, pushes for deeper eurozone integration Macron, in Greece, pushes for deeper eurozone integration
- September 10, 2017

Accompanied by French entrepreneurs, Macron said the French wanted to invest in Greece's recovery. The EU and International Monetary Fund oversaw the implementation of these measures - which has prompted backlash from a population that saw its unemployment rate rocket to 28 percent and output contract by more than 20 percent in the midst of the crisis. (more...)
Killer Blue Whale game claims another life in UP Killer Blue Whale game claims another life in UP
- September 10, 2017

The 10th standard student was curious to know what is pushing young people to commit suicide. Grappling with the ways to deal with the online menace, the Delhi police is also planning to involve experts to start awareness initiatives for parents and children. (more...)
Suspects identified in San Miguel County murder of two girls Suspects identified in San Miguel County murder of two girls
- September 10, 2017

Blair from Norwood; 37-year-old Madani Ceus from Haiti; 53-year-old Ika Eden from Jamaica; and 50-year-old Nathan Yah from Haiti. Nakisha Bramble, now in custody in Grand Junction, will likely be charged with felony child abuse causing death, said Susan Lilly, a spokesperson for the San Miguel County Sheriff's Office. (more...)
Ruth Davidson fears Britain 'won't bounce back from Brexit hit' Ruth Davidson fears Britain 'won't bounce back from Brexit hit'
- September 10, 2017

Another source said: "In normal times Steve Baker's encouragement to sign this letter would be a sacking offence, and it should be". The request comes at a time of strain between the government and big business, with companies fearing that the move to leave the world's largest trading bloc will increase bureaucracy, drive up costs and eat into profitability. (more...)
Cooper declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma Cooper declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Strong winds resulting in power outages, several inches of rain and flooding and an increased threat of tornadoes are all possible in the first part of next week, according to the briefing. But the latest track of the storm shows it moving westward, which could lessen the impact Irma would have on WNC. The eye of the storm was expected to head up the state's west coast, rather than the middle. (more...)
Togo forces fire tear gas to disperse Gnassingbe opponents Togo forces fire tear gas to disperse Gnassingbe opponents
- September 10, 2017

Access to the Internet in Togo has been massively restricted by the government as opposition supporters gather to protest against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbé. Internet service has been down in Togo during the protests. "I think the people have made up their mind because they're fed up", he added, calling on Gnassingbe to "leave by the front door". (more...)
Hope Springs Eternal: S Koreans Keep Protesting Deployment of THAAD Launchers Hope Springs Eternal: S Koreans Keep Protesting Deployment of THAAD Launchers
- September 10, 2017

South Korea says the US military will begin adding more launchers to a contentious high-tech USA missile defense system in South Korea on Thursday to better cope with North Korean threats. Russian Federation and China both share a border with North Korea. "If North Korea doesn't stop its provocations, we could face an unpredictable situation in the future", said Moon while meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at an economic summit in the Russian far eastern city of Vladivostok ... (more...)
Feinstein Reveals Her Own 'Dogma' Feinstein Reveals Her Own 'Dogma'
- September 10, 2017

How is it that Senator Dianne Feinstein thought it could be proper to observe of Professor Barrett: "When you read your speeches, the conclusion one draws is that the dogma lives loudly within you , and that's of concern". He also asked Barrett how she would rule on a case involving a "same-sex marriage", given the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's dissent from the 2013 Obergefell decision that legalized same-sex marriage. (more...)
A lovely weekend ahead, tracking Hurricane Irma too A lovely weekend ahead, tracking Hurricane Irma too
- September 10, 2017

After a cool start this morning in the upper 40s and low 50s, afternoon highs will rebound into the low to mid 70s. The fall feel will continue the next few days, with low humidity being the main ticket. As Hurricane Irma rears up to strike Florida, the weather in Lancaster County is expected to remain sunny, cool and pleasant. That means a few scattered showers will remain possible for us Wednesday , Thursday and possibly even Friday . (more...)
Carolinas, Georgia declare emergencies ahead of Irma
- September 10, 2017

In Georgia, three people died and damage from falling trees and flooding in low-lying areas caused an estimated $500 million in damages. Citing potential storm surge, Deal said a mandatory evacuation would take effect beginning on Saturday for Chatham County, which includes Savannah, and other coastal areas. (more...)
Racist letter sent to A&M coach Kevin Sumlin's home Racist letter sent to A&M coach Kevin Sumlin's home
- September 10, 2017

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey said on Twitter that he had "great admiration for Kevin Sumlin " and that he "fully" supported the statement by the Texas A&M administrators. We weren't able to run the football. I really don't have time to get involved in things that are said about the program or about me or whatever. He noted that it will be important for the team to get a good look at both players in Saturday's game and next week's against Louisiana-Lafayette before ... (more...)
Fate of Kentucky abortion clinic case won't be clear for months Fate of Kentucky abortion clinic case won't be clear for months
- September 10, 2017

The other requires abortion providers to perform an ultrasound prior to the procedure and to describe the fetus in detail to the patient even if she objects (though she is not required to look at the ultrasound images). "This is a question of safety and health", he said. USA state legislatures enacted 41 new abortion restrictions in the first half of 2017, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a reproductive health think tank that supports abortion rights. (more...)
Time for Carolina Panthers predictions Time for Carolina Panthers predictions
- September 10, 2017

Someone is either giving San Francisco too much credit or not giving Carolina enough. "We weren't allowed to touch Christian. We (will) keep each other fresh, and tear this season up". This youthful 49ers squad will go through its share of growing pains but I think, as we review the season, we'll see how much of a difference coaching makes. (more...)
Tigers fall to Blue Jays 5-4 Tigers fall to Blue Jays 5-4
- September 10, 2017

Earlier in the game Nicholas Castellanos hit a grand slam so the Tigers had a grand slam and triple play in the same game. Pillar broke a 2-all tie with a leadoff drive against Warwick Saupold (3-2) in the sixth, helping Toronto snap a three-game losing streak against Detroit . (more...)
Veerendra Kumar changes stance; Kerala JD(U) with Sharad Yadav Veerendra Kumar changes stance; Kerala JD(U) with Sharad Yadav
- September 10, 2017

The affidavits submitted to the Election Commission include those of "all the 71 MLAs and 30 MLCs in Bihar; two Lok Sabha members; seven out of nine Rajya Sabha members; one MLC of Maharashtra besides 16 state units; 16 out of 20 party office-bearers; and 143 out of 180 our national council members". (more...)
Glencore And QIA Opt To Sell Large Stake In Russia's Rosneft Glencore And QIA Opt To Sell Large Stake In Russia's Rosneft
- September 10, 2017

CEFC China Energy has signed a deal with the consortium of Glencore and the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA ) to purchase 14.16% stake of state-owned Russian oil firm Rosneft in a US$9.1 billion deal. Intesa said its loan would be fully repaid with proceeds from the sale. "It always looked as if the Qatar-Glencore deal was hastily arranged so as to allow the privatisation to take place by the end of past year and the proceeds booked to the federal budget", said Chris Weafer from Macro ... (more...)
President Ilham Aliyev embarks on visit to Kazakhstan President Ilham Aliyev embarks on visit to Kazakhstan
- September 10, 2017

As previously reported, on September 10-11 Astana will be hosting the first OIC Summit on science and technology. Upon his arrival at Astana Nazarbayev International Airport, the president and First Lady Begum Mehmooda Mamnoon Hussain were warmly received by Kazakh Minister of Defence and Aero Space Industry Beibit Atamkulov and Deputy Mayor Astana Amanshayev Yermek. (more...)
Midstate GOP Congressman Charlie Dent won't seek another term Midstate GOP Congressman Charlie Dent won't seek another term
- September 10, 2017

Even in a wave election, it's hard to knock off incumbents, with their built-in advantages in name recognition and fundraising. Democrats gained a lot of seats in 2006. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, another outspoken moderate, announced she would leave Congress earlier this year. "I've fought to fulfill the basic functions of Government, like keeping the lights on and preventing default". (more...)
German MPs visit troops at Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation airbase German MPs visit troops at Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation airbase
- September 10, 2017

The move is the latest in worsening tensions between Germany and Turkey, highlighted during a referendum campaign this year in Turkey to expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan - which German officials often blocked from being conducted in that country. (more...)

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