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Ted Cruz pitches tax reform: 'Let's simplify the tax code' Ted Cruz pitches tax reform: 'Let's simplify the tax code'
- September 14, 2017

White House legislative director Marc Short said Tuesday that an amnesty for almost a million illegal immigrants would not have to be tied to funding for a border wall. Trump may also face fire from the right and his base for making a deal so quickly on DACA that doesn't include the border wall, his signature issue during the campaign. (more...)
Gurugram boy murder aftermath: Schools reassure parents Gurugram boy murder aftermath: Schools reassure parents
- September 14, 2017

In the light of the murder of a seven-year-old boy on the premises of Ryan International School in Gurugram last week that sent shock waves across the country, several city schools are sending circulars to parents to reassure them about the safety measures in their respective schools. (more...)
World Cup tickets to go on sale from Thursday World Cup tickets to go on sale from Thursday
- September 14, 2017

These press releases appear as sent to Around the Rings and are not edited for spelling, grammar or punctuation. TICKETS for the World Cup in Russian Federation have gone on sale - with special seats for obese people up for grabs for the first time. (more...)
Motel 6 employees admit to ratting out undocumented guests to ICE Motel 6 employees admit to ratting out undocumented guests to ICE
- September 14, 2017

Phoenix attorney Robert McWhirter, whose client was arrested at a Motel 6 in June, told the New Times that reports of ICE agents knocking door-to-door for people who appeared to be Latino would raise concerns of racial profiling. Motel 6 has a history of nationwide narc-ery, as documented by the American Civil Liberties Union in a 2015 statement about the chain's habit of collaboration with local police. (more...)
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also visiting Nebraska this week Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also visiting Nebraska this week
- September 14, 2017

U.S. Strategic Command employs tailored nuclear, space, cyberspace, global strike, missile defense, joint electronic warfare, and intelligence capabilities that provide a holistic approach to deterrence and assurance. The DoD said in a statement earlier this week that Mattis' visit comes at an "opportune time" given the ongoing review. Its analysts plan for nuclear counterstrikes. (more...)
ICC commit to investing in Pakistan ICC commit to investing in Pakistan
- September 14, 2017

Richardson was in Lahore to watch the second Twenty20 global between Pakistan and World XI on Wednesday (September 13), and said the additional finance should help the cause further. Younis Khan, former cricketer and leading run-scorer in Tests for Pakistan , said that he will not attend the farewell ceremony. "This is an ice-breaking event", Sethi said. (more...)
North: N. Korea Preparing Another Nuke Test
- September 14, 2017

South Korea said Wednesday it conducted its first live-fire drill for an advanced air-launched cruise missile it says will strengthen its pre-emptive strike capability against North Korea in the event of crisis. The most recent satellite images of North Korea's nuclear site taken Friday show a greater number of surface disturbances following Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test than previous tests at Punggye-ri, USA analysts say. (more...)
European officials visiting Caribbean islands hit by Irma European officials visiting Caribbean islands hit by Irma
- September 14, 2017

Irma - one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic basin - swept across islands including St Martin, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the British and US Virgin Islands. He told reporters that last week's hurricane had been nearly unprecedented and that the effort had been hampered by a second hurricane, Jose, in the area days later. (more...)
Alex Smith not spending any more time celebrating big game vs. Patriots Alex Smith not spending any more time celebrating big game vs. Patriots
- September 14, 2017

His response was little more than a yawn. The Kansas City Chiefs shocked the National Football League world in their season-opening tilt with the New England Patriots, leaving Foxboro winners of a 42-27 affair with the defending Super Bowl champions. (more...)
Qatari Emir al-Thani to visit Ankara, meet Erdoğan Qatari Emir al-Thani to visit Ankara, meet Erdoğan
- September 14, 2017

On Friday, the Emir will hold talks in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the prospects of cooperation between the two friendly countries and ways to develop them, in addition to the latest regional and global developments, primarily the Gulf crisis. (more...)
Oil, natural resources to fund Free SHS Oil, natural resources to fund Free SHS
- September 14, 2017

Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo has stated that he and many other world leaders were anxious over the health of President Muhammadu Buhari . He further held that President Akufo-Addo stands tall when it comes to political sincerity by implementation the free SHS policy. (more...)
Grenfell Tower inquiry opens Grenfell Tower inquiry opens
- September 14, 2017

It was made compulsory in England in 2007 for sprinklers to be fitted to all new high rises over 30m tall. Among the issues to be examined in detail are the causes of the fire, the response of the council and the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower which is suspected of exacerbating the blaze. (more...)
Hilo Makes Best Colleges Rankings List Hilo Makes Best Colleges Rankings List
- September 14, 2017

News Regional Colleges category, ranked according to geographic region: North, South, Midwest, and West. Schools in this category focus nearly entirely on the undergraduate experience and offer a broad range of programs in the liberal arts (which account for fewer than half of the bachelor's degrees granted) and in fields such as business, nursing and education. (more...)
Boston Common Shooting Victim Remains in Critical Condition Boston Common Shooting Victim Remains in Critical Condition
- September 14, 2017

Police arrested two teens fled on mopeds and another that fled on foot. "BPD confirming person shot (male victim) with life threatening injuries near 139 Tremont St (Boston Common)". (more...)
Prabhas treats Shraddha Kapoor to Hyderabadi cuisine Prabhas treats Shraddha Kapoor to Hyderabadi cuisine
- September 14, 2017

An image of the food preparations believed to have been brought by Prabhas for Shraddha has surfaced online. Shraddha wrote on Instagram: "When team #Saaho & Prabhas decide to feed you the most awesome food (sic)". Saaho is an ambitious hi-tech action drama The teaser showcases Prabhas in a badass avatar and promises hi-tech visuals. For the uninitiated, Saaho is being shot simultaneously in three different languages - Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. (more...)
Chakma, Hajong refugees to get Indian citizenship. All you need to know Chakma, Hajong refugees to get Indian citizenship. All you need to know
- September 14, 2017

Amid growing worldwide discontent over India's decision to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees, the country has granted citizenship to over a hundred thousand Chakma (Buddhists), and Hajong (Hindus) refugees who fled erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) to India during the 1960s. (more...)
Parents charged with child neglect over cruel Youtube Parents charged with child neglect over cruel Youtube "pranks"
- September 14, 2017

The allegations of child neglect came after the Martins posted over 300 "prank" videos that many people found cruel. Cody , the youngest child in the family, was a frequent target of his parents' recorded pranks and appeared to be the most resistant to them, according to popular YouTube commentator Philip DeFranco, who was among the first to suggest that DaddyOFive's videos amounted to possible child abuse. (more...)
Terrorism arrests in Britain hit record high, up 68% Terrorism arrests in Britain hit record high, up 68%
- September 14, 2017

The Home Office said there were 379 arrests in the past 12 months to June in Britain, a 68 percent increase on the 226 recorded in the same period previous year. The 379 total includes 57 arrests made in connection with the Westminster (12 arrests), Manchester (23 arrests), London Bridge (21 arrests) and Finsbury Park (one arrest) attacks. (more...)
US Congress sends anti-white supremacist measure to Trump US Congress sends anti-white supremacist measure to Trump
- September 14, 2017

The Senate approved the measure on Monday. The resolution expresses "support for the Charlottesville community, rejecting white nationalists, white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other hate groups, and urging the president and the president's cabinet to use all available resources to address the threats posed by those groups". (more...)
Californian man, 83, throws off roof intruder Californian man, 83, throws off roof intruder
- September 14, 2017

That apparently was too much for Burgess, who told deputies he was heading up. "He pushed the guy to a corner of the roof and threw him off the roof", Wrenn said. 'I told him we don't want him hurt, just want him off the roof, ' Wrenn said. "I figured. if they can't get him off, I can". He said the man was taken to a hospital for psychological evaluation after sheriff's deputies took him into custody. (more...)