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$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Spanish Lake $1 million Powerball ticket sold in Spanish Lake
- September 18, 2017

Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Spanish Lake last week has a million-dollar victor on the nightstand, in the glove box or at the bottom of a purse. But it doesn't stop there - a $100,000 winning ticket sold at the Walmart Fuel Center on Warrior Way, and a $50,000 winning ticket sold at Safeway on Horizon Drive, both in Grand Junction. (more...)
USA and Iran Argue Over Inspections At Nuclear Watchdog Meeting USA and Iran Argue Over Inspections At Nuclear Watchdog Meeting
- September 18, 2017

Israeli officials said Netanyahu will try to persuade Trump to retract U.S. support for the nuclear deal between the world powers and Iran, Xinhau reported. Trump said Monday at United Nations headquarters in NY that he believes there is a "good chance" of success. The pair are due to meet on Monday in NY, amid ongoing debate over whether Washington should amend or scrap the 2015 accord. (more...)
Zinke suggests changes at two NM monuments Zinke suggests changes at two NM monuments
- September 18, 2017

The White House has not yet responded to verify the memo or deny its message. Zinke's memo states there is "no doubt" that Trump has the authority to reshape monuments and cites the example of Mount Olympus national monument in Washington state that was altered by three presidents up until the 1920s. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Blasts Emmys, Says America Is 'Tuning Out' Politicized Events Kellyanne Conway Blasts Emmys, Says America Is 'Tuning Out' Politicized Events
- September 18, 2017

Host Stephen Colbert kicked things off in a big way at the Emmy Awards as devoted a large portion of his opening monologue to taking digs at President Trump. "He's been quoted recently as saying life outside is much more relaxed. Oh, she lost? I love her show.' There is very little of that". She predicted that Trump would not congratulate Alec Baldwin on his award for impersonating the President. (more...)
Harvard disinvites Chelsea Manning Harvard disinvites Chelsea Manning
- September 18, 2017

He did note that Manning is still invited to spend a day at the school and speak to students but she will be given no honorifics. "We did not intend to honor her in any way or to endorse any of her words or deeds, as we do not honor or endorse any Fellow". (more...)
Fatal shooting in Toronto restaurant appears to be targeted Fatal shooting in Toronto restaurant appears to be targeted
- September 18, 2017

Const. Craig Brister, spokesperson for Toronto Police Service, confirmed Sunday that the victim succumbed to his injuries in hospital overnight Saturday. Police ask that anyone who witnessed this shooting or might have information to contact 52 Division at 416-808-5200, or call Crime Stoppers. Two masked men entered the restaurant and opened fire, hitting a man and woman in their late 20s sitting at the back of the restaurant, police said at the time. (more...)
More Navy Leaders Ousted After Deadly Collisions in 7th Fleet More Navy Leaders Ousted After Deadly Collisions in 7th Fleet
- September 18, 2017

The Navy has relived two commanders due to a loss of confidence as part of the ongoing accountability for recent high-profile incidents in the Western Pacific. Bryce Benson, executive officer Cmdr. Tugboats from Singapore assist the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain as it steers towards Changi Naval Base, Singapore on on August 21, 2017 following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore Significant damage to the ... (more...)
Soviet officer who prevented possible nuclear war dies at 77 Soviet officer who prevented possible nuclear war dies at 77
- September 18, 2017

It was already a moment of extreme tension in the Cold War. The near-crisis came at a time of heightened tensions between the USA and USSR, three weeks after the Soviet military shot down Korean Air Lines flight 007, killing all 269 on board. (more...)
PM invites Anushka Sharma for cleanliness drive, actress 'honoured' PM invites Anushka Sharma for cleanliness drive, actress 'honoured'
- September 18, 2017

PM Modi, who had on October 2, 2014, picked up a broom to launch the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, or Clean India Campaign, to promote sanitation, has written personalised letters to iconic celebrities, prominent industrialists, sportspersons, film stars, inter-faith leaders and other noted personalities to enlist their support. (more...)
One of World's Most Prestigious Cycling Races To Open in Israel One of World's Most Prestigious Cycling Races To Open in Israel
- September 18, 2017

The Giro's visit to Israel has always been expected but tour director Mauro Vegni confimed the Israeli "Grande Partenza" at a press conference in Jerusalem earlier today. For the first time ever, a Grand Tour will start outside of Europe . Stage 2 will be 167km from Haifa to Tel Aviv in northern Israel. Bartali's name is engraved on the Wall of Honor in the Garden of the Righteous in the Yad Vashem Memorial in Jerusalem . (more...)
Heavy rain claims another life in Kerala, landslides reported, alert sounded Heavy rain claims another life in Kerala, landslides reported, alert sounded
- September 18, 2017

A day after torrential rain wreaked havoc across the state, there was a general respite from heavy showers in Kerala on Monday. According to the weather forecast, very heavy rainfall of about 12-24 cm is expected to occur in some places in Kerala in the next 24 hours. (more...)
Military drills bracket North Korea Military drills bracket North Korea
- September 18, 2017

The sanctions resolution curtailed North Korea's oil supply by nearly 30 per cent, and banned all of its textile exports worth $800 million and remittances of North Korean labourers from overseas. Pyongyang would see more talks as proof that other countries succumbed to the success of its missile launches and nuclear tests. Abe's editorial was published before world leaders gather in NY for a United Nations General Assembly meeting this week, where North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear ... (more...)
Telangana Government's Saree Gift Leaves Many Women Fighting, Screaming And Angry Telangana Government's Saree Gift Leaves Many Women Fighting, Screaming And Angry
- September 18, 2017

TS Bathukamma Sarees Distribution Date: Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao, after the formation of the state, declares Bathukamma as the state festival. However, Opposition leaders claimed the scheme was a scam from the very beginning. Speaking to reporters at Hyderabad on Monday, Handlooms and Textiles director Shailaja Ramaiyer said that efforts of the government are paying off as around 20,000 powerloom workers have benefited from the scheme and their salaries went up from ... (more...)
Louis Canceled by Protests Louis Canceled by Protests
- September 18, 2017

Demonstrators had earlier marched through a shopping center in the Des Peres suburb, blocking a major road. Ed Sheeran has cancelled a sold-out gig in the U.S. There were 23 arrests before 6 p.m. and an unknown number of additional arrests after that. "In light of this information, we can not in good conscience risk our fans' safety by proceeding with tonight's concert", the statement read. (more...)
Sens. Collins, King in the spotlight on latest Obamacare repeal attempt Sens. Collins, King in the spotlight on latest Obamacare repeal attempt
- September 18, 2017

The measure from Sens. "The proposal removes the decisions from Washington and gives states significant latitude over how the dollars are used to best take care of the unique health care needs of the patients in each state", the senators said. (more...)
Search resumes for missing motorist who disappeared during Amber Alert Search resumes for missing motorist who disappeared during Amber Alert
- September 18, 2017

The boy's mother was found dead in the family home. The Sûreté du Québec resumed its search Monday morning for Yvon Lacasse, a 71-year-old man who has been missing since his auto was stolen at a highway rest area in Lachute during last Friday's Amber Alert. (more...)
Merkel's coalition plans threatened by party bickering Merkel's coalition plans threatened by party bickering
- September 18, 2017

The poll of 1,383 voters, conducted from September 12 to September 14, also showed that 39 percent of those surveyed were still unsure how they would vote . Not to mention the time it would take to draw up a coalition agreement. Next weekend's election is likely to fracture the political landscape, installing up to six parties in parliament, including the far-left " Die Linke " and anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD). (more...)
Trump Offers Support for UN Reform Trump Offers Support for UN Reform
- September 18, 2017

President Donald Trump made his first remarks to the United National General Assembly on Monday. While leaders and diplomats are also due to meet on longer-running crises including Libya, Syria, South Sudan, Mali, Central African Republic, Yemen and Iraq, a last-minute addition has been Myanmar, where the United Nations has branded violence against Rohingya Muslims as "ethnic cleansing". (more...)
Maria Becomes Category 2, Puerto Rico Braces for Direct Hit Maria Becomes Category 2, Puerto Rico Braces for Direct Hit
- September 18, 2017

Maria was about 410 miles (655 km) east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles islands with maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour at 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT), the NHC said . If the estimates hold, this will be the second most costly year for hurricane damage since 1980 behind 2005, when a record 28 storms formed in the Atlantic and Katrina devastated New Orleans, according to the U.S. (more...)
Attempt to poison drinking water of madrasa run by Hamid Ansari's wife Attempt to poison drinking water of madrasa run by Hamid Ansari's wife
- September 18, 2017

When contacted, Ms. Salma Ansari said, "I am shocked over the cowardly attempt to harm innocent children". Giving details of the incident, madrassa warden Junaid Siddiqui said, "One of our students, Mohammad Afzal, who stays in the hostel, went to drink water from a common water tap on Friday evening". (more...)