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Wisconsin seems a victor under GOP health care bill formula Wisconsin seems a victor under GOP health care bill formula
- September 25, 2017

Sen. For all of our sake, we hope that the constituents of senators supporting Graham-Cassidy wake up, begin acting in their own interests for once and pressure their politicians to stand down. The bill would cap Medicaid, reduce spending and distribute federal money to states. The anticipated funding reduction by 2026 caused by the cap is equivalent to the cost of providing Medicaid to 80,000 to 170,000 CT residents, according to OPM. (more...)
Ishaq Dar to be charged on 27 Sept in NAB reference Ishaq Dar to be charged on 27 Sept in NAB reference
- September 25, 2017

Earlier, Senate Standing Committee on Finance had urged Ishaq Dar to immediately resign from his office as NAB's corruption reference against him has created a bad name in the financial sector. "His seat was confirmed and he had to return but he couldn't", the official said. The court turned down his counsel's request to adjourn the hearing for a week. (more...)
United Kingdom police arrest seventh man over attack on London train United Kingdom police arrest seventh man over attack on London train
- September 25, 2017

Monday morning's arrest was carried out by officers from the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by the Welsh Extremism and Counter Terrorism Unit (WECTU) and South Wales Police. THE family who fostered one of the Parsons Green bombing suspects have said they feel "betrayed" as they recall the terrifying moments armed cops swooped on their home. (more...)
Maria headed north, but forecasters shift track to the west Maria headed north, but forecasters shift track to the west
- September 25, 2017

A high surf advisory remains in effect until Tuesday for Horry and Georgetown counties as Maria continues to push toward the Carolinas. Saturday 5:30PM: Hurricane Maria now a Category 3 hurricane tracking northwest. Maria is a category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Hurricane Lee has developed in the Atlantic, well out to sea. At the moment, the latest forecast guidance suggests the center of Maria will stay off the East Coast of the USA, but it's too ... (more...)
A hot and humid Sunday as record-breaking heat continues A hot and humid Sunday as record-breaking heat continues
- September 25, 2017

However, with very sunny skies allowing for plenty of daytime heating, highs are expected to reach the low 90s, above the record of 88 degrees previously set in 2007. However the dew points will steadily go back up Monday into Tuesday . That is when we expect a cold front to knock temperatures back to a more seasonal level. (more...)
Iran Tests New Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Iran Tests New Medium-Range Ballistic Missile
- September 25, 2017

Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal, despite USA pressure to stop. But Iran is still subject to an arms embargo and other restrictions, which are not technically part of the nuclear agreement. Britain, China, France, Germany and Russian Federation are parties to the pact. (more...)
Blessing with son Akhilesh, but don't agree with him: Mulayam Blessing with son Akhilesh, but don't agree with him: Mulayam
- September 25, 2017

Reacting on Akhilesh Yadav, he said his blessings will remain with his son, but he is not agreed with his decision. "The event tomorrow is more about the possible "bailout package" for Shivpal which may be announced by Mulayam rather than party's patriarch announcing floating a new political outfit for his own political rehabilitation after being toppled from the post of the party's national president in January this year", said a senior SP leader.Shivpal in political wilderness for last one ... (more...)
Indian PM Narendra Modi Indian PM Narendra Modi
- September 25, 2017

The Prime Minister said, there will be a value addition in tourism only if people travel not only as visitors but also like a student making efforts to assimilate, understand and adapt. Modi urged people to visit the seven best tourist destinations in their state and promote them by posting pictures from there on social networking sites with hashtag "Incredible India". (more...)
Singapore bodybuilder dies following kick-boxing TKO Singapore bodybuilder dies following kick-boxing TKO
- September 25, 2017

The incident took place at the inaugural Asia Fighting Championship as he took on YouTube personality Steven Lim in a Muay Thai match at Marina Bay Sands. "(We have) no authority and did not sanction the event (the Asia Fighting Championship). When I was at backstage with Steven Lim, I already saw (Pradip) lying on the stretcher and a few medics were fanning him. (more...)
Rohingya villages 'burnt to the ground by Myanmar security forces' Rohingya villages 'burnt to the ground by Myanmar security forces'
- September 25, 2017

Analysts say that matrix of repression helped give rise to the the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), the rag-tag group who plunged the region into crisis with its 25 August attacks. Vast swathes of the border region are now completely emptied of Muslims residents, with almost 40 percent of Rohingya villages abandoned in under a month. (more...)
Sharif returns to Pakistan to face accountability Sharif returns to Pakistan to face accountability
- September 25, 2017

Sharif, who had earlier made a decision to extend his stay in Britain till recovery of his ailing wife, has chose to immediately return, vetoing the advice by his daughter and likely political heiress Maryam Nawaz and his younger brother and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, who had both advised the former PM otherwise. (more...)
P expelled Senator Mian Ateeq from party P expelled Senator Mian Ateeq from party
- September 25, 2017

The successful passage of the bill has provided legal justification to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to head Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz. Questioning how a disqualified person be office-bearer of a political party when he is barred from indulging in political activities, Dr Farooq Sattar said he will take action against his party's senator who voted in favour of the treasury benches. (more...)
Typhoon Pilot Dies In Air Show Crash Typhoon Pilot Dies In Air Show Crash
- September 25, 2017

The incident occurred off the coast of Terracina during an air show. Several amateur videos were shot by spectators, and spread on social media, showing the plane performing a dive in the air before collapsing into the waters. "It was awful. The plane should have touched the water and then traced back but instead crashed to the sea", one spectator told a local website. Italy's air force is now investigating the tragedy. (more...)
Titans, Seahawks stay inside locker room during national anthem Titans, Seahawks stay inside locker room during national anthem
- September 25, 2017

Heading into the matchup, we tapped our friends at Seahawks Wire, and Dean Smith-Richard was kind enough to answer a few questions. "But I am really happy that we have the guys that we have, " Carroll continued , "and that Thomas got in and played and made it through it and came out OK". (more...)
North Korean leader: Trump is 'mentally deranged' North Korean leader: Trump is 'mentally deranged'
- September 25, 2017

The escalation in warring rhetoric came after Kim responded to Trump's " rocket man " speech at the U.N. General Assembly this week by branding him a "mentally deranged dotard " - an insult that has left many people reaching for their dictionaries to determine which leaders' comments were more offensive or inflammatory. (more...)
Climbers on cannabis rescued from England's highest mountain Scafell Pike Climbers on cannabis rescued from England's highest mountain Scafell Pike
- September 25, 2017

Now having to deploy mountain rescue, air support and ambulance to rescue them, ' Cumbria Police tweeted. The first post got almost 1,000 comments and 2,000 likes on Facebook, with most users suggesting the four climbers should foot the bill for wasting public funds. (more...)
Four dead in fiery crash in Stark County Four dead in fiery crash in Stark County
- September 25, 2017

All four died as a result of the crash and were burned beyond recognition. 26 year old Katie Weathers of Lebanon reportedly came close to another vehicle while driving then swerved her auto left and right before cutting across three lanes and hitting a rock wall. (more...)
Top Iranian diplomat: U.S. 'is proving that it is unreliable' Top Iranian diplomat: U.S. 'is proving that it is unreliable'
- September 25, 2017

Zarif, however, noted that certification is not part of the deal and is only "the United States internal procedure". It does not absolve President Trump and his administration of the responsibility because the only authority that has been recognized in the nuclear deal to verify is the IAEA'. (more...)
Mandatory evacuation issued for visitors at 1 NC Outer Banks island Mandatory evacuation issued for visitors at 1 NC Outer Banks island
- September 25, 2017

Maria will then continue to weaken and steer away from North Carolina later Wednesday. Typically, we would expect a hurricane passing over or near Cape Hatteras to swirl down cooler air with its counterclockwise flow, but in this case, the warm high pressure is building north and northwest of us, so the source of cooler air in Canada is cut off. (more...)
Iran's new missile can reach Israel Iran's new missile can reach Israel
- September 25, 2017

Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from the United States that it was ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue. He emphasized that, "like it or not", Tehran will defend " the oppressed people " of Yemen, Syria and Palestine. Tehran has backed Yemen's Shiite rebels known as Houthis against a USA -supported and Saudi-led coalition of mostly Arab states that seeks to return the internationally elected government ... (more...)