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Man arrested following train surfing incident in Australia Man arrested following train surfing incident in Australia
- September 25, 2017

He was then detained by Perth public transport enforcement offices who had been monitoring the situation on CCTV. Once the train reached the Glendalough Station, the man hoped down, made his way into the vehicle and was arrested by police. (more...)
Puerto Rico relief efforts in Minnesota Puerto Rico relief efforts in Minnesota
- September 25, 2017

Cruz and Nieves mentioned that although Hurricane Irma did not cause much damage, there were strong rains that floated the island. FEMA said Saturday that round-the-clock efforts were underway to help Puerto Rico and the U.S. Signs posted throughout San Juan's Old Town informed residents that service would return for two hours until further notice. With Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Maria shutting down all power and most communication, many Puerto Ricans in Minnesota are still ... (more...)
Defiant Iran Says it Will Boost Missile Capabilities Defiant Iran Says it Will Boost Missile Capabilities
- September 25, 2017

Trump put Iran "on notice " in February for test-firing a ballistic missile and imposed new economic sanctions in July over its missile program and "malign activities" in the Middle East. An "extremely concerned" French foreign ministry, also warned the launch violated the UN Security Council resolution that endorsed the accord. "On the path to improve our country's defensive capacity we will certainly not be the least affected by any threats and we won't ask anyone's permission", Brigadier ... (more...)
Palestine PM Hamdallah to visit Gaza for reconciliation efforts Palestine PM Hamdallah to visit Gaza for reconciliation efforts
- September 25, 2017

The factions split after Hamas won the 2006 parliamentary elections, winning control of the strip from Fatah, the party led by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and before him, Yasser Arafat, one of its founders. He also said it would "take time" to resolve the humanitarian crisis that Gaza has been passing through, referring mainly to the issue of the severe shortage of electricity. (more...)
Mali: Three Peacekeepers Killed Mali: Three Peacekeepers Killed
- September 25, 2017

The attack has not been claimed. Three Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers were killed in an explosion during a battle with criminals in Mali yesterday, said Inter Services Public Relations. Until Aug 31 this year, 129 Bangladeshis have lost their lives in United Nations peacekeeping missions, and six of those casualties have been in MINUSMA. (more...)
Rajiv Mehrishi is the New CAG Rajiv Mehrishi is the New CAG
- September 25, 2017

The oath was administered by the President of India Ramnath Kovind. The ceremony was attended by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi among other dignitaries. The CAG is a constitutional functionary that audits the accounts of the state and central governments. In the state government, he worked in the areas of agriculture, transport and most importantly again finance-both in the capacity of Deputy Secretary and Principal Secretary of the finance ministry. (more...)
Europe on top in Laver Cup Europe on top in Laver Cup
- September 25, 2017

Europe led 3-1 after the first day and quickly extended their advantage as Nadal and Federer - the two most successful men in grand slam history with 35 titles between them - both won their singles matches on Saturday afternoon. Fans all across the globe loved the match and took to Twitter to share their excitement. Laver watched the matches in Prague and presented the trophy to the victorious team. (more...)
Brexit, premier May: lasceremo l'Unione europea ma non l'Europa Brexit, premier May: lasceremo l'Unione europea ma non l'Europa
- September 25, 2017

Più in generale, ha sbagliato fin dall'inizio May a impostare il tono del suo intervento, ponendo sullo stesso livello Unione europea e Gran Bretagna, come se queste potessero essere in futuro due partner con il medesimo "peso specifico". (more...)
Matteo Renzi: Matteo Renzi: "O vincono i populisti, o noi. Dobbiamo smetterla di litigare"
- September 25, 2017

Non scegliamo il capo sulla base di un principio dinastico, scegliamo il leader sulla base di un principio democratico. "Il fatto che da noi votino in milioni ci viene spesso disconosciuto". "I populismi finora hanno perso in tutta Europa, tenteranno di sfondare in Italia, l'unico argine è il Pd". Il discorso del segretario è poi proseguito con un augurio di buon lavoro ai giornalisti , che il PD "non aggredisce, anche quando non è d'accordo, perché in democrazia il giornalismo è ... (more...)
Iran unveils latest ballistic missile Iran unveils latest ballistic missile
- September 25, 2017

With such a range, the missile would be easily capable of reaching Israel and Saudi Arabia . Iran unveiled its latest ballistic missile dubbed "Khoramshahr" during a military parade in Tehran on Friday. UN inspectors say Iran has fulfilled its commitments to give up its nuclear activities under the agreement, which was reached with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany. (more...)
Cassidy says ME would win in Obamacare repeal Cassidy says ME would win in Obamacare repeal
- September 25, 2017

The bill would also install what long term care advocates called "catastrophic" cuts to Medicaid program funding for the states. Analysis by nonpartisan consultants Avalere Health said the Graham-Cassidy bill would lead to a reduction in federal funding to states by $215 billion through 2026 and more than $4 trillion over a 20-year period. (more...)
Terror-funding case: NIA summons Kashmir University student, traders' body chief Terror-funding case: NIA summons Kashmir University student, traders' body chief
- September 25, 2017

The call for the strike was given by the representatives of the KEA and KTMF at a press conference here. Meanwhile NIA also summoned KU student Aala Fazili in the similar case. Up next for questioning in the Kashmir terror funding case is Syed Ali Shah Geelani . The NIA is probing the militancy and separatist funding in Jammu and Kashmir and has so far arrested seven separatists including son-in-law of Geelani, leading Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali, two youth of south Kashmir ... (more...)
Ferguson turned down Ribery transfer at Man Utd, claims Campbell Ferguson turned down Ribery transfer at Man Utd, claims Campbell
- September 25, 2017

Alastair Campbell, a good friend of the boss, and former British prime minister Tony Blair's communications chief, recalls the incident. But Ferguson did not take too long to make his mind up about the France global, then 22, and about to be named Ligue 1's Young Player of the Year. (more...)
Rahul thanks Sushma for recognising contribution of Congress governments in nation building Rahul thanks Sushma for recognising contribution of Congress governments in nation building
- September 25, 2017

Rahul's visit is also laden with symbolism that indicates a deep shift in the Congress party's strategy, with the party scion choosing to begin his journey with a visit to the Dwarkadheesh Krishna temple in the city. Rahul will then proceed for Jamnagar town where he will make a night halt. After Saurashtra, Gandhi will campaign in the rest of the Gujarat, PTI reported. (more...)
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...)