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Oklahoma state linebacker accused of planning to sell drugs Oklahoma state linebacker accused of planning to sell drugs
- September 13, 2017

An Oklahoma State official told the Oklahoman's Scott Wright the school is aware of Vaughn's arrest and "gathering details" about the circumstances behind it. Police also found more than $500 in a dresser drawer. The report reads that officers recovered more than $2,100 in cash and 708 grams, about 1 1/2 pounds, of marijuana during the search. (more...)
Irma's next potential victim? Georgia braces for monster storm Irma's next potential victim? Georgia braces for monster storm
- September 13, 2017

The extent of property damage in the Southeast still wasn't known Tuesday. "If there's a freight train coming at you, then you get off the tracks", Tybee Island Mayor Jason Buelterman said Thursday. State officials have also mobilized in preparation for Tropical Storm Irma. The governor said he was directing the Georgia Emergency Management Agency to activate the state's emergency operations plan due to the potential for dangers associated with excessive rainfall, strong winds, flooding, ... (more...)
Advocates and officials respond to DACA announcement Advocates and officials respond to DACA announcement
- September 13, 2017

On Sept. 8, the University of California filed a lawsuit in federal court because of the violations made against the rights of its students through the repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program. Trump's decision - politics aside - struck fear and uncertainty into the hearts of hundreds of thousands of young people who know little of life outside the borders of this country. (more...)
Abbasi Says Pakistan Open To Joint Border Patrols Abbasi Says Pakistan Open To Joint Border Patrols
- September 13, 2017

He denied Pakistan was harbouring militants, insisting it was "fighting agents of chaos". USA officials and independent analysts have long accused Pakistan of turning a blind eye to militants battling US forces in Afghanistan, even as it cracks down on other militant groups that target its own citizens. (more...)
Bannon: Trump's DACA Decision Could Cost Republicans The House
- September 13, 2017

But while Democrats are eager to come to an agreement on DACA, tax reform may be a much more hard bipartisan assignment for Mr. Trump , as lawmakers in both parties have sharply divergent views on what changes need to be made. "I actually think it's great", gushed Democratic strategist Maria Cardona. U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, should represent Iowans and the majority of our nation. (more...)
Nun With A Chainsaw Clears Hurricane Irma Debris Like A Pro Nun With A Chainsaw Clears Hurricane Irma Debris Like A Pro
- September 13, 2017

Sister Margaret Ann didn't even change out of her habit as she took to a fallen tree with gusto. The post says Sister Margaret Ann was clearing fallen branches that were blocking streets in a neighborhood. According to the Orlando Sentinel , some commenters on the nun's video also raised concerns and said it is unsafe to wear loose-fitting clothing while operating a chainsaw. (more...)
Hurricane Jose expected to weaken over next 48 hours Hurricane Jose expected to weaken over next 48 hours
- September 13, 2017

Although the hurricane is expected to make a loop, recent long-term forecast models for Hurricane Jose are scattered around the map. Jose was the third major hurricane in a row, behind Harvey and Irma . A man walks among the destruction left by Hurricane Irma at the Phillipsburg Town Beach in Philipsburg, St. Maarten (Picture: Getty Images)When could Jose hit America? Both storms followed a similar path, moving west across the Atlantic before making a sharp turn to the north. (more...)
NA strongly condemns atrocities being committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar NA strongly condemns atrocities being committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
- September 13, 2017

Hundreds of people, the majority of them Rohingya, have been killed in the violence that has seen many homes destroyed and several villages burned down. Suu Kyi, a Nobel peace laureate, has come in for strong worldwide criticism over the military crackdown on the Rohingya, which began when militants ambushed security forces on August 25. (more...)
Hurricane Katia slams into Mexico's Veracruz state Hurricane Katia slams into Mexico's Veracruz state
- September 13, 2017

Meanwhile, Irma is now headed toward the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Turks and Caicos and Cuba, and is expected to reach Florida on Sunday, according to ABC News . Hurricane Katia made landfall on Friday near the working-class beach resort of Tecolutla in the state of Veracruz on the Mexican Gulf coast, the U.S. (more...)
Putin, Erdogan Sign Arms Deal that Leaves NATO Unsettled Putin, Erdogan Sign Arms Deal that Leaves NATO Unsettled
- September 13, 2017

On the Russian side, Vladimir Kozhin , Aide to the President Vladimir Putin And head of the Control Directorate of the Presidential Administration of Russia, said that 'such an agreement has been already signed and is being prepared for its implementation'. (more...)
Philippine congress sharply cuts rights body's budget Philippine congress sharply cuts rights body's budget
- September 13, 2017

The commission had initially requested $34 million for 2018 only to be awarded the massive reduction Tuesday by lawmakers, the BBC reports. Human rights monitors said the CHR, while severely flawed in terms of executing its duties, was a necessary institution that stands no chance of doing its job without a proper budget. (more...)
Mamata meets with Gorkhaland agitators, agrees to push for tripartite talks Mamata meets with Gorkhaland agitators, agrees to push for tripartite talks
- September 13, 2017

According to Banerjee, GJM has submitted a 17-point memorandum and have also demanded an enquiry into the IED blasts that occurred at Darjeeling a few days ago. "We have accepted that also", she added. "All parties share this sentiment and are united on this issue", he told mediapersons. Binay Tamang also demanded compensation for the families who lost their loved ones and for the people who have been injured in the revived movement of Gorkhaland. (more...)
NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says USA will suffer NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says USA will suffer
- September 13, 2017

He showed to the hearing satellite images provided by US intelligence of ships purported to travel between Russian Federation and China with illicit exports of North Korean coal in violation of sanctions . Haley has rejected that proposal as "insulting". The finished products were transported back to the South. Beijing and Moscow have called for a freeze-for-freeze agreement with North Korea, which would see the US and South Korea halt military drills on the Korean Peninsula in ... (more...)
Macron follows Dutch king to devastated island Macron follows Dutch king to devastated island
- September 13, 2017

French Overseas Territories Minister Annick Girardin reported that "pillaging took place right in front of us" during a trip she made on Thursday to St Martin, where a majority of the 80,000 inhabitants have lost their homes. The rescues were not limited to USA citizens. "In Florida , there were more than 1 million evacuated, and France says that with four days' notice they couldn't evacuate a much smaller number", Tin said. (more...)
National's Chinese MP lashes out at 'smear campaign' National's Chinese MP lashes out at 'smear campaign'
- September 13, 2017

Dr Yang replied emphatically: "No". Dr Yang was an undergraduate majoring in English language at China's People's Liberation Army Air Force Engineering Academy in 1978, according to the Financial Times . New Zealand is a member of the "Five Eyes" intelligence-sharing network, which also includes the United States, Britain, Canada and Australia. Dr Jian is a New Zealand citizen. (more...)
Probe begins after M777 howitzer misfires Probe begins after M777 howitzer misfires
- September 13, 2017

This comes as a big setback to the Indian Army that is set to procure 145 of these guns as this accident might delay the process. "An M777 howitzer undergoing field firing at Pokhran had an accident on September 2. The Army is supposed to receive three more of these in September 2018. Thereafter, induction will commence from March 2019 onwards at the rate of five guns per month till the complete consignment is received by mid-2021. (more...)
Rally held for biracial boy hung from rope by teens Rally held for biracial boy hung from rope by teens
- September 13, 2017

Gov. Chris Sununu dispatched a team of state prosecutors to assist in the police probe of the assault on an 8-year-old boy who reportedly was the target of racial slurs and suffered rope burns on his neck. Police have yet to release any more details about the case, citing the privacy concerns of all the minors involved - but say they are investigating the incident. (more...)
The Thirst Over These Hot Florida Cops Has Reached Hurricane Force The Thirst Over These Hot Florida Cops Has Reached Hurricane Force
- September 13, 2017

The three snapped a photo and the Gainesville Police Department shared it on its Facebook page. The department responded to the comments, saying many of them made the Gainesville Police Chief blush. "4. On another note, Officer Rengering is being placed into Cougar Prey Protective Care, similar to the witness protection program for his safety". (more...)
PM calls off press meeting amid clash over THAAD deployment PM calls off press meeting amid clash over THAAD deployment
- September 13, 2017

China also strongly opposes THAAD, fearing the system's powerful radar could be used against its own military. "To the degree that North Korea knows that the worldwide community is going to punish it for conducting its sixth nuclear test - or try to punish it, at any rate - there is no incentive not to do something else provocative on September 9". (more...)
Hurricane Irma: 1200 Americans Evacuated from St. Martin Hurricane Irma: 1200 Americans Evacuated from St. Martin
- September 13, 2017

More than 40 tonnes of aid has arrived in the region, including 2,608 shelter kits which can provide cover for more than 13,000 people, the UK's Foreign Office said. The Dutch military are using the runway, which was inundated by high tides during the hurricane , to ferry in aid supplies but say it's not yet open to civilian flights as there are no runway lights or air traffic control. (more...)