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Latin America Is Branded as a Lower-middle Zone of Human Capital Latin America Is Branded as a Lower-middle Zone of Human Capital
- September 15, 2017

THIS year's World Economic Forum report on Human Capital Index saw the Philippines move to a lower global ranking from 2016. India was on 105 position on the list past year. Meanwhile, the country ranked 60th in the development and know-how sub-indices. The Founder and Executive Chairman of WEF, Klaus Schwab, explained: "While much is often made of intergenerational inequalities when it comes to the realisation of human capital, the report finds every generation faces considerable ... (more...)
McConnell Says Dems Are In For A Disappointment With Trump Debt Deal McConnell Says Dems Are In For A Disappointment With Trump Debt Deal
- September 15, 2017

The president and Vice President Mike Pence met September 6 in the Oval Office with both Republican and Democratic congressional leadership - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi - to discuss the best way to move forward with tax reform and the administration's other legislative agendas. (more...)
Community gets set to honour Terry Fox Community gets set to honour Terry Fox
- September 15, 2017

He noted past year about 210 individuals took to the trails of Merritt Island for the event, walking or running one to 10 kilometres and raising upwards of $9,300. During the Marathon of Hope, Fox ran the equivalent of one marathon each day. Busby had experience with the Terry Fox Run during his post-secondary education, and made a decision to step up to help with the Welland run. (more...)
The scope of Trump's humiliation of Sessions comes into focus The scope of Trump's humiliation of Sessions comes into focus
- September 15, 2017

Sessions reportedly fled the Oval and gathered himself in the West Wing parking lot, where Vice President Pence and others convinced him to stop moping and come back inside. Trump's decision not to accept the resignation was borne out of advice from the Vice President Pence, Steve Bannon, and Reince Priebus who all argued that it would only result in more discord both with the administration and amongst establishment Republicans. (more...)
American Fighting for Daesh Captured in Syria American Fighting for Daesh Captured in Syria
- September 15, 2017

Ryan Dillon was quoted as saying in the article. "...[ISIS] fighters who are captured are safe guarded and treated humanely". Rankine-Galloway declined to say exactly where the fighter was captured in Syria or where he was being held, citing operational security concerns. (more...)
Public sector workers to strike unless pay cap lifted Public sector workers to strike unless pay cap lifted
- September 15, 2017

However, the announcement will also come as a bitter disappointment for three reasons. The 1 per cent cap, which was the centrepiece of the Government's austerity programme, was due to run until 2020. "We need to make sure pay is fair for those in the NHS but we need to make sure it is fair for the tax payers that fund those services". But the wider impacts are becoming increasingly clear. (more...)
White House lays out case that Comey broke the law White House lays out case that Comey broke the law
- September 15, 2017

Sources familiar with the probe have told NPR that includes whether Comey was sacked for any improper reasons, such as obstruction of justice. James Comey's leaking of information, questionable statements under oath, politicizing investigations, those are real reasons for why he was sacked and the president's decision was 100 percent right, which we've said multiple times over and over. (more...)
North Korea sanctions 'not a big deal'
- September 15, 2017

The United Nations Security Council adopted its ninth resolution for additional sanctions on Tuesday morning, following the rogue nation's latest nuclear test on September 6. Chinese Ambassador Liu Jieyi urged North Korea to "take seriously the expectations and the will of the global community", but he also warned members that the crisis "must be resolved peacefully", reiterating its urge for all countries to keep a cool head and avoid rhetoric that could escalate the situation, a possible ... (more...)
NYPD releases bodycam video from deadly shooting NYPD releases bodycam video from deadly shooting
- September 15, 2017

A still from the body camera footage showing an NYPD officer pointing his gun at Miguel Richards . The officers, as well as another man in the room, repeatedly tell Mr. Still, the PBA warned of a "dangerous precedent". Even before the video was released, the president of the city's largest police union, Patrick J. Lynch, claimed that the release "sets a risky precedent that jeopardizes police officers' due process rights and confidentiality protections under state law." Mr. (more...)
'College GameDay' Will be in Times Square on September 23 'College GameDay' Will be in Times Square on September 23
- September 14, 2017

After 25 years and 331 road shows in other locales, College GameDay is finally playing on Broadway. Needless to say, fans weren't all that thrilled with the decision to head to the big apple, especially with games like Washington at Colorado, Penn State at Iowa and TCU at Oklahoma State on the schedule. (more...)
PM Abbasi inaugurates Kachhi Kanal project at Dera Bugti PM Abbasi inaugurates Kachhi Kanal project at Dera Bugti
- September 15, 2017

It merits mentioning here that the Kachhi Canal Project was kicked off in 2002 but delay in its completion made the cost of the project go high and the project kept on moving on a snail's pace. He said work on Diamer Bhasha dam has started while water projects of Rs 200 billion are being implemented in Balochistan. This project occupies key position in water infrastructure and development of agriculture in Balochistan. (more...)
Juncker says European Union bouncing back after crisis-hit decade Juncker says European Union bouncing back after crisis-hit decade
- September 15, 2017

Juncker's argument is, however, that if they refuse offers and pressure to join, they can not then complain about being treated as "second class" members of the Union. "Journalists belong in editorial offices amid a heated debate, and not in prison", he said. After blasting carmakers - many of them German - for deliberately misleading consumers on the emissions of diesel vehicles, Juncker proposed an Industrial Policy Strategy to help industries stay or become "world leaders in innovation, ... (more...)
Cops: College guard shot self on campus, blamed Cops: College guard shot self on campus, blamed "black man"
- September 15, 2017

He has been charged with filing a false police report, a misdemeanor, and will likely be released from the Ramsey County jail after being booked and fingerprinted. In addition, Ahlers violated the university's policy against having firearms on campus. Police charged Ahlers with a misdemeanor September 13 for the false report. (more...)
Sean Spicer, Chelsea Manning Will Be Harvard Fellows Sean Spicer, Chelsea Manning Will Be Harvard Fellows
- September 15, 2017

Mike Morell, former deputy director and acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency, sent a resignation letter to the dean of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, saying he could not be part of an organization that "honors a convicted felon and leaker of classified information". (more...)
Gainesville Hot Cops calendar: Pre-orders coming soon Gainesville Hot Cops calendar: Pre-orders coming soon
- September 15, 2017

It started when three officers posted a simple photo on the police department's Facebook page . Police in Philadelphia have said their own officers would also "break the internet" after officers in Florida received a wealth of attention for their good looks. (more...)
White House: White House: "DOJ Should 'Absolutely Look at" Charging ousted FBI Director
- September 14, 2017

Following up on her remarks at Monday's briefing, in which she stated that it had been discovered Comey had given a "false testimony " to Congress , in addition to having leaked privileged information to the New York Times, Sanders was asked if "the President encourage [s] the DOJ to prosecute Comey?" "And in fact, I think the more and more we learn the more that's been vindicated". (more...)
Wallaby star unleashes storm over same-sex marriage Wallaby star unleashes storm over same-sex marriage
- September 15, 2017

Despite securing 70 per cent public support in an Ipsos/Fairfax poll on Tuesday, the issue of same-sex marriage had faced a political deadlock, only broken last week when the High Court gave the all-clear for the vote. AUSTRALIAN TREND MAP: ABC's Vote Compass shows Australia overall is supportive for marriage equality. Folau is one of the country's greatest athletes who has also excelled in rugby league and Aussie rules. (more...)
Valtteri Bottas To Stay With Mercedes For 2018 Formula One Season Valtteri Bottas To Stay With Mercedes For 2018 Formula One Season
- September 15, 2017

Bottas also explained that he understands Mercedes' desire to keep his deal as a one-year extension, with several drivers out of contract for 2019. "Niki Lauda, Mercedes " non-executive chairman, revealed he had spoken to Sebastian Vettel about the German's future plans but following the announcement of his new three-year extension with Ferrari last month, Bottas was always likely to be retained. (more...)
Burki fires back at 'experts' after Dortmund's loss to Tottenham Burki fires back at 'experts' after Dortmund's loss to Tottenham
- September 15, 2017

He said: "It was clear today that we weren't well organised at the back defensively". The England worldwide found the net twice in Spurs' group-stage clash with Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday at Wembley Stadium, scoring in the 15th and 60th minutes. (more...)
Barcelona Players Unhappy Over the Handling of Iniesta's Contract Renewal Barcelona Players Unhappy Over the Handling of Iniesta's Contract Renewal
- September 15, 2017

Iniesta's Barca days were also thought to be numbered, after the Spaniard repeatedly confessed of being uncertain about his future beyond next summer. Bartomeu has faced calls to resign after what proved to be a mediocre summer for the club, marked by Neymar's £198m move to Paris Saint-Germain. Despite his successful reign at the centre of their side, Barca have allowed the veteran to run into the final year of his contract. (more...)

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