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Know how pellet guns killed and blinded people in Jammu and Kashmir Know how pellet guns killed and blinded people in Jammu and Kashmir
- September 14, 2017

He said the government should "immediately stop the use of pellet-firing shotguns and ensure that the use of all other weapons is in line with global human rights standards on use of force". Amnesty International has called for a blanket ban on the use of pellet shotgun on protesters in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it has caused fatal injuries to several people and blindness among scores others. (more...)
PETA and photographer David Slater settle monkey selfie saga PETA and photographer David Slater settle monkey selfie saga
- September 14, 2017

Andrew J. Dhuey, an attorney for Slater, declined to comment on how much money the photos have generated or whether Slater would keep all of the remaining 75 percent of future revenue. Slater said the British copyright obtained for the photos by Wildlife Personalities should be honored worldwide. PETA argued that Naruto ought to have been recognised as the true copyright owner under United States law because he " authored the Monkey Selfies by his independent, autonomous actions " and Slater ... (more...)
Hurricane Hurricane "Harvey" washed up on the beach Texas creepy sea monster
- September 14, 2017

A rarely seen, strange-looking sea creature that washed up on a Texas beach in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has been identified as a type of eel, reports said on Thursday (Sep 14). The fangtooth eel, sometimes known as the "tusky eel", lives in the West Atlantic Ocean at depths of 60 to 90 metres. "It might be Bathyuroconger vicinus or Xenomystax congroides", he said. (more...)
Residents begin returning to storm-battered Florida Keys Residents begin returning to storm-battered Florida Keys
- September 14, 2017

Although the Keys are studded with mansions and beachfront resorts, about 13 percent of the people live in poverty and could face big obstacles as the cleanup begins. Many of those were homes and businesses that will have to undergo repairs before they are ready to receive electricity again. What they found was devastating: Based on initial estimates, 25% of the houses on the chain of islands have been destroyed, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday. (more...)
Amber Alert canceled, Wartburg 3-month-old found safe Amber Alert canceled, Wartburg 3-month-old found safe
- September 14, 2017

By 7:15, the TBI announced Russell Roysden had been found safe in Morgan County. Russell was described as a 3-month old with blue eyes and blonde hair. Wednesday, September 13. Officials do not know what Roysden was wearing, or which direction he may be traveling. A warrant for kidnapping has bee issued for his arrest. (more...)
Utah high school teacher on leave after sending home 'questionable' sexuality survey Utah high school teacher on leave after sending home 'questionable' sexuality survey
- September 14, 2017

Some questions were: "Ever been kissed while in a reclining position?" "Do you drink alcohol or beer every day?" "Have you ever had sex without using a contraceptive?" Have you ever passed out from drinking? Students are labeled as "nerds" or "hopeless and condemned" based on their answers. (more...)
Ryan opens door to tax cuts adding to deficit Ryan opens door to tax cuts adding to deficit
- September 14, 2017

The White House hasn't provided specifics. "On the week of September 25, there's going to be an outline that is released which reflects the consensus of the tax-writing committees - Ways and Means and Finance - and the administration", Xinhua quoted Ryan as saying. (more...)
Nord Corea: nuove sanzioni per 11 settembre, Cardi, risoluzione bilanciata Nord Corea: nuove sanzioni per 11 settembre, Cardi, risoluzione bilanciata
- September 14, 2017

Mercoledì 13 settembre il ministero degli Esteri nordcoreano ha pubblicato un comunicato, in cui si dice che la risoluzione approvata dal Consiglio di Sicurezza dell'Onu il giorno 11 settembre nei confronti della Corea del Nord è "illegale" e che il paese "condanna energicamente e respinge completamente" tale risoluzione. (more...)
House OKs measure condemning white nationalists House OKs measure condemning white nationalists
- September 14, 2017

Two House aides not authorized to speak publicly about legislative scheduling confirmed plans for a voice vote Tuesday. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) condemning white nationalists, white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other hate groups. (more...)
Arms control experts urge Trump to honor Iran nuclear deal Arms control experts urge Trump to honor Iran nuclear deal
- September 14, 2017

Some have argued that sanctions would not simply roll back into place because the nuclear deal was not just between Iran and the USA; it was also signed by the UK, France, Germany, China, Russia, and the UN. sanctions that were lifted could be reinstated. When he reluctantly signed the last recertification in July, Trump said "if it was up to me, I would have had them noncompliant 180 days ago". (more...)
Charges for Comey? White House says DoJ should 'certainly look' Charges for Comey? White House says DoJ should 'certainly look'
- September 14, 2017

Yesterday, Sander's response lacked vim; she'd said new information about Comey's conduct has shown Trump was right to fire him. While in office, Comey wrote at least nine memos of his conversations and interactions with Trump. Whether or not he (Trump) is going to read Hillary Clinton's book, I'm not sure. Grassley and Feinstein repeatedly have asked for the two senior Federal Bureau of Investigation officials to come before the committee, only to be turned down - and made clear from ... (more...)
FEMA Includes Polk County in Major Disaster Declaration FEMA Includes Polk County in Major Disaster Declaration
- September 14, 2017

FEMA must add these counties to the Individual Assistance list to ensure that families can start addressing their needs today. As for federal assistance to individuals and households, only nine counties were included as eligible. Much of the damage inflicted by Hurricane Irma will be covered by private homeowner's insurance or flood insurance. The loans can be used for loss and damages not fully covered by insurance. (more...)
18 dead in attack on convoy in Egypt's Sinai 18 dead in attack on convoy in Egypt's Sinai
- September 14, 2017

CAIRO, Egypt , September 12, 2017-The U.S. Embassy in Cairo condemns in the strongest terms today's attack in the Sinai that resulted in the reported deaths of at least 18 Egyptian policemen, including officers, as well as several ambulance workers, and expresses its deep sympathies for those killed and injured by this cowardly act of terrorism. (more...)
Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili's hotel Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili's hotel
- September 14, 2017

He is now wanted in Georgia on allegations of corruption and abuse of power but claims that the UNHCR recognises him as being "stateless". On Saturday evening, Mikheil Saakashvili assisted by his supporters burst into Ukrainian territory by force, despite efforts by the the country's authorities to block his entrance, which was announced weeks in advance. (more...)
Nick Saban talks quarterbacks at news conference Nick Saban talks quarterbacks at news conference
- September 14, 2017

The Crimson Tide hosts the Rams on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium at 7 p.m. ET. - Saban said Raekwon Davis has given great effort. "I love to kick field goals". "But I will call Colorado State and tell them exactly what I want to do as soon as we get out of here". Saban opened his press conference by announcing there are no new injuries to the squad and gave an update on offensive lineman Lester Cotton. (more...)
Trump Reaches Across the Aisle Hoping For Tax Reform Deal
- September 14, 2017

Trump, however, pushed to immediately fulfill the promise he made to the hurricane-ravaged communities in southeast Texas, so he took the deal offered by Democrats. "That's a positive thing, and it's good for the Republicans and good for the Democrats ", he said. "And that's what this is all about". "We want to know what tax reform looks like. (more...)
North Korea warns USA over United Nations sanctions North Korea warns USA over United Nations sanctions
- September 14, 2017

General Assembly in NY. The U.S. State Department says that Washington will not give up on using diplomacy to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs. The measures were noticeably weaker, however than a draft resolution submitted by the USA and leaked to the press last week, which sought to ban oil exports to the DPRK, authorized member states to use force while inspecting suspicious North Korean vessels, and prohibited the hiring of DPRK laborers. (more...)
India Rejects UN Human Rights Chief's Criticism on Rohingyas India Rejects UN Human Rights Chief's Criticism on Rohingyas
- September 14, 2017

He said that around 40,000 Rohingya refugees had settled in India and only 16,000 among them have got registered. "The government should also hold talks with governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh to resolve the problems of Rohingya Muslims, so that there exodus from their country is stopped", the BSP supremo said. (more...)
United Nations warns of 'ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Muslims United Nations warns of 'ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Muslims
- September 14, 2017

On Monday the United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein accused Myanmar of waging a "systematic attack" on the Rohingya and warned that "ethnic cleansing" seemed to be under way. The plea, filed by two Rohingya immigrants, Mohammad Salimullah and Mohammad Shaqir, who are registered refugees under the United Nations High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR), claimed they had taken refuge in India after escaping from Myanmar due to widespread discrimination, violence and bloodshed ... (more...)
FPL power restoration estimated by end of next week FPL power restoration estimated by end of next week
- September 14, 2017

We've also restored 40% of customers impacted by Irma in one day. Customers should expect prolonged and perhaps multiple power outages during the storm, the company said . FP&L officials say no power generation facilities - including its nuclear reactors - were significantly damaged by Hurricane Irma. "We are working on it but do not have that at this time ". (more...)

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