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Fraternity ends Louisiana State chapter after student death Fraternity ends Louisiana State chapter after student death
- September 20, 2017

The organization said it would continue to support the investigation into Gruver's death and that anyone involved should be prosecuted to "the fullest extent of the law". Although the fraternity has an alcohol-free and blanket anti-hazing policy, numerous incidents of hazing have been reported among numerous chapters. (more...)
United States and China commit to 'maximising pressure' on North Korea United States and China commit to 'maximising pressure' on North Korea
- September 20, 2017

But I will not go into details", Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon. Discussing Mr Trump's comments on Fox News, political commentator David Rubin suggested military action is the only option to prevent North Korea from producing a nuclear arsenal, with sanctions seemingly failing to work. (more...)
US Considering Shooting Down Any Missiles From North Korea, Reports Claim US Considering Shooting Down Any Missiles From North Korea, Reports Claim
- September 20, 2017

Nikki Haley , the US ambassador to the United Nations, said Sunday with the United States exhausting diplomatic means against North Korea , "military options" are an alternative. Trump has threatened to rain " fire and fury " on North Korea if the North continued with its threats. The United States has rejected that proposal as "insulting" and maintains it will only enter into talks with Pyongyang if it halts all missile and nuclear tests unilaterally. (more...)
TROPICS: Maria becomes 7th Hurricane of 2017 Atlantic Season
- September 20, 2017

Rain accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with isolated maximum amounts of 20 inches, are forecast across the Leeward Islands, including Puerto Rico, as well as the USA and British Virgin Islands - where residents had just started to return after evacuating for Irma - through Wednesday night. (more...)
Hurricane Maria Forces Puerto Rico Evacuations As Storm Intensifies
- September 20, 2017

Maria on Monday was "rapidly" intensifying into a major hurricane. The NHC said Maria could produce a "dangerous storm surge accompanied by large and destructive waves" that would raise water levels by four to six feet (1.2 to 1.8 metres) when it passes through the eastern Caribbean. (more...)
A quick guide to understanding the German election A quick guide to understanding the German election
- September 20, 2017

A survey last week conducted by pollster Forschungsgruppe Wahlen for ZDF television showed support for Merkel's conservative bloc falling 2 points to 36 per cent - a result that would still make it the largest group in parliament. One such protester-who shouted "traitor" at Merkel on Saturday in her Baltic coast constituency Stralsund-said he was voting AfD because "the issues they raise relate to me". (more...)
USA may have to destroy North Korea USA may have to destroy North Korea
- September 20, 2017

Mr Trump was at the United Nations on Monday and held meetings with some world leaders, in addition to attending a special meeting on United Nations reform. "We've seen various styles from President Trump", said Adil Najam , the dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. (more...)
New poll shows tight governor race, but small lead for Northam New poll shows tight governor race, but small lead for Northam
- September 20, 2017

Quinnipiac pollsters surveyed 850 Virginia likely voters on landlines and cell phones between September 14 and September 15 and results have a margin of error of plus or minus 4.2 percentage points. Sen. While five points sounds like a decent lead, it is actually within the 5.2 percent margin of error for that particular poll. "Hesitation to support the eventual nominees in their respective parties has just about disappeared". (more...)
3 kids from Iowa Amber Alert found safe 3 kids from Iowa Amber Alert found safe
- September 20, 2017

The vehicle has an Iowa license plate number of 561XEY. A notification sent out late Tuesday said the children have been located. He said the three were abducted around 7:30 a.m. Adia, who is 4 feet and 57 pounds, was wearing a pink short-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and multi-colored tennis shoes. Anyone who sees the children or the auto in question is encouraged to call 911 immediately. (more...)
Israel Shoots Down Hezbollah Drone Israel Shoots Down Hezbollah Drone
- September 20, 2017

Libyan army aims to bring militia fighters into ranks Cairo Egypt is to host an attempt to unify the Libyan army. In a statement, the army said it "will not allow any infiltration or approach toward the Golan Heights area by terrorist figures from Iran , Hezbollah , Shiite militias or worldwide jihad". (more...)
Ithaca police name suspect in possible Cornell University hate crime assault Ithaca police name suspect in possible Cornell University hate crime assault
- September 20, 2017

The police are asking for witnesses who can provide a first-hand account or video of the incident to come forward. Ithaca Police Lt. John Joly said in a press release that officers arrested one person and charged that individual with one count of assault in the third degree. (more...)
USA aviator who helped form Israeli Air Force dies at 94 USA aviator who helped form Israeli Air Force dies at 94
- September 20, 2017

Even though the U.S. has routinely deployed forces to Zionist entity, it is only now opening an official permanent military base in the country. USA Monday, September 18, has opened its first military base in Israel where staff will serve a missile defense system. (more...)
British kayaker 'murdered' on solo expedition in Brazilian Amazon British kayaker 'murdered' on solo expedition in Brazilian Amazon
- September 20, 2017

A 17-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a British adventurer in Brazil. Brazilian police are now reporting Ms Kelty was shot and killed by robbers - known locally as "water rats" - who then dumped her body in the river. (more...)
Sessions: Sanctuary policies undermine authority of law Sessions: Sanctuary policies undermine authority of law
- September 20, 2017

Sessions said as he spoke before a group of federal law enforcement officials in Oregon. "The bill risks the safety of good law enforcement officers and the safety of the neighborhoods that need their protection the most", Mr. In December, commissioners voted to designate Multnomah County a sanctuary county . OR three decades ago became America's first sanctuary state with a law that prohibits law enforcement from detaining people who are in the USA illegally but have not broken other laws. (more...)
North Korea will be 'destroyed' - USA envoy North Korea will be 'destroyed' - USA envoy
- September 20, 2017

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed to work closely together to get the global community to implement fresh United Nations sanctions against North Korea. Haley said sanctions had already provided a "punch in the gut" to Pyongyang but that strict enforcement was crucial. Pyongyang, an insular country with few outside contacts, says it needs nuclear weapons to protect itself from "hostile" USA forces and is determined to build the capacity to deliver a ... (more...)
Trump Is Using Campaign Donations to Pay His Legal Bills Trump Is Using Campaign Donations to Pay His Legal Bills
- September 20, 2017

The RNC is expected to make public its August spending on Wednesday, while Trump's reelection campaign, which launched the day he took office, makes its next disclosure on October 15. They did not say how the bill would be balanced between the campaign and the RNC. But according to a pair of new reports , he's getting some help with his legal fees for the Russian Federation investigation - from donors to his campaign and the Republican National Committee . (more...)
Israel US Air Force Israel US Air Force
- September 20, 2017

Various media accounts described the facility as a new, first-of-its-kind US military "base" in Israel, but EUCOM said that was a mischaracterization of the site, which provides troops with a place to sleep, a dining facility and recreation area. (more...)
Maria strengthens and threatens the Atlantic Maria strengthens and threatens the Atlantic
- September 20, 2017

Maria is forecast to become a major hurricane; impacting portions of the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico and Hispaniola over the next three days. There is great uncertainty over where Hurricane Maria could go more than five or six days from now because it is beyond the range of the forecasts . (more...)
Tracking the tropical trio: Maria the one to watch
- September 20, 2017

The centre added that tropical storm watches were possible for the U.S. East Coast later in the day and advised people from North Carolina to New England to monitor Jose's progress. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles from the center. Bryan Barnes, chief of the St. John Rescue on the U.S. Virgin Island of St. (more...)
Spain becomes fourth country to expel North Korean envoy over nuclear program Spain becomes fourth country to expel North Korean envoy over nuclear program
- September 20, 2017

The mandate came after North Korea successfully fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan at the beginning of September, in defiance of existing sanctions . The worldwide community is scrambling to contain an increasingly belligerent Pyongyang , which has conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test and fired long-range missiles over Japan that it says could reach the USA mainland. (more...)