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Campaign group director in court for refusing to divulge passwords Campaign group director in court for refusing to divulge passwords
- September 26, 2017

The group, which was founded in 2003 to raise awareness about the plight of prisoners held at Guantánamo Bay, was planning to use the information in a pending lawsuit against the USA government. Henry Blaxland QC, acting for Rabbani, told the court that the stop itself was unlawful. The most senior officer acknowledged that Rabbani had not been randomly stopped, and was instead deliberately targeted for reasons that were not disclosed. (more...)
Student outsmarts test guidelines by bringing 3-by-5-foot study card Student outsmarts test guidelines by bringing 3-by-5-foot study card
- September 26, 2017

A clever student noticed the loophole ― and milked it for all it was worth, Today.com reported. As many professors do, Beatty allowed his students to bring whatever notes they could fit on a 3 by 5 card. "As precise as I am, apparently I never specified inches and therefore yes, it was allowed", Beatty wrote. It was a "lesson learned for me", says Professor Beatty. (more...)
WWE No Mercy 2017 Results WWE No Mercy 2017 Results
- September 25, 2017

However, the John Cena/Roman Reigns match did not come close to living up to its hype and Enzo Amore's Cruiserweight title winning performance was just appalling. On paper, this matchup seemed like it should been something much better than what it has been. The Finn Balor and Bray Wyatt feud is far from over with the two also crossing paths at WWE No Mercy 2017. (more...)
Broncos LB Von Miller loses endorsement deal over anthem protest Broncos LB Von Miller loses endorsement deal over anthem protest
- September 25, 2017

Miller would apologize for the penalty, saying "I got to be smarter than that". I'm always on the rookies and all the young guys [about] being smart and doing this and doing that. After being knocked to the ground during a play, Broncos linebacker Von Miller extended his arm to help Taylor up. Then Miller jokingly pulled his hand away in a "too slow" gesture. (more...)
Venezuela slams USA travel restrictions as 'political terrorism' Venezuela slams USA travel restrictions as 'political terrorism'
- September 25, 2017

Venezuela's top diplomat says U.S. President Donald Trump acted "as if he were the world's emperor" at the United Nations last week. The US is not the only country to have imposed sanctions on Venezuela. On Sunday, President Donald Trump restricted or suspended travel to the US from eight countries, including Venezuela, in order to "protect the security and interests of the United States and its people", according to the order's proclamation. (more...)
Sen. Collins says she's leaning 'no' on Graham-Cassidy health care bill Sen. Collins says she's leaning 'no' on Graham-Cassidy health care bill
- September 25, 2017

He has tweeted about the other moderate Republicans. While she may be unpopular among Republicans in D.C., in her home state Collins enjoys considerable popularity and has one of the highest approval ratings in the Senate. "Let's make it work for everyone". So not only would people lose access to health care that they need, it would be a devastating blow to the community. (more...)
Alcohol Suspected in Fatal Truck, Buggy Crash in Northern Minnesota Alcohol Suspected in Fatal Truck, Buggy Crash in Northern Minnesota
- September 26, 2017

Yutzy attempted to pass the buggy on a double yellow line, but had to swerve back into her lane to avoid oncoming traffic, according to troopers. Elsie Yoder, 23, of Clearbrook, was fatally wounded in the crash. The Star Tribune reports a 27-year-old man from Nevis who was driving the Ford F-350 pickup was jailed Sunday pending charges. No arrests have made yet in a hit and run that hurt an Amish family in Lycoming County. (more...)
The Discovery of Mysterious Construction of the Great Pyramid The Discovery of Mysterious Construction of the Great Pyramid
- September 26, 2017

The 147-foot Great pyramid remained one of the tallest buildings in the world until the middle Ages.Egyptologists now know how delivered blocks of stone from the Tour, which is 13 kilometers from Giza. The scroll is described as carrying blocks as they dug the canals and built a giant dam to direct the water of the Nile for him. It has always been known that the rock was extracted eight miles away in Tura and that granite used in the monumental structure was quarried 533 miles away in Aswan. (more...)
White House rebuffs North Korea claim: 'We have not declared war' White House rebuffs North Korea claim: 'We have not declared war'
- September 26, 2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders , press secretary for the White House, said "the suggestion is absurd" during a press conference this evening. We continue to seek the peaceful denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. "The whole world should remember USA declared war on our people". "I think that it's always appropriate for the president of the United States to defend our flag, to defend the national anthem and to defend the men and women who fought and died to defend it", said Sanders. (more...)
Iran Iran "successfully" launches ballistic missile
- September 25, 2017

Iran's state-owned media announced the successful test-launch hours after the missile was unveiled at a military parade. USA officials have pointed to Iran's missile tests, alleged support for terrorist groups and militias, and human rights abuses as threats to regional stability. (more...)
Juve president Agnelli handed 1-yr ban for illegal ticket sales Juve president Agnelli handed 1-yr ban for illegal ticket sales
- September 25, 2017

The sentence comes as a blow to Mr Agnelli, who was elected to chair the 220-member European Club Association just three weeks ago. Prosecutor Giuseppe Pecoraro had requested a 30-month suspension and 50,000 euro (£44,000) fine for Agnelli at the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) hearing. (more...)
Rep. Morgan Supports GOP Efforts To Reduce Health Care Costs Rep. Morgan Supports GOP Efforts To Reduce Health Care Costs
- September 25, 2017

Even if the Graham-Cassidy bill doesn't survive the rush to pass it before the fiscal year ends at the end of September, the legislation can resurface in the next fiscal year. The federal government pays 95 percent of the cost of their coverage. These subsidies would be temporarily converted to an inadequate block grant from the federal government to states but by 2027 funding for this crucial tool to help keep insurance affordable would disappear. (more...)
Kurdish referendum results 'null and void': Turkey Kurdish referendum results 'null and void': Turkey
- September 26, 2017

According to the regional electoral committee, the results of the referendum will be announced within two or three days. Speaking to a press conference in Istanbul, Erdogan said the referendum was null and void to Turkey. Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard also launched a military exercise in its northwestern Kurdish region, in a sign of Tehran's concerns over the vote. (more...)
Israeli Defense Minister on Iran: Israeli Defense Minister on Iran: "They must not have nuclear weapons"
- September 25, 2017

President Donald Trump on Saturday pointed to a reported missile test by Iran to renew his criticism of the nuclear agreement it reached with the US and other nations. On October 15, Trump is due to tell the US Congress whether he is ready to recertify Iran's compliance with the 2015 deal. Haley said in a speech on September 20, after President Trump told reporters that he had made a decision on the nuclear deal, that "Iran has been caught in multiple violations over the past year and a ... (more...)
US President Donald Trump's approval rating at all-time low US President Donald Trump's approval rating at all-time low
- September 25, 2017

The Foreign Minister was referring to Trump's first address as president to the United Nations, made earlier this week, where Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea. U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert on Sunday defended U.S. President Donald Trump's "blunt talk" as helpful for solving the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) nuclear issue, but she also acknowledged that foreign diplomats were "surprised" by Trump's remarks. (more...)
Israel says Iran missile test a 'provocation' Israel says Iran missile test a 'provocation'
- September 25, 2017

Iran also displayed other home-made advanced missiles, including ballistic missiles, which are reported to have ranges of 1,300 km to 2,000 km. The test comes at the end of a heated week of diplomacy at the UN General Assembly in NY, where Trump again accused Iran of destabilising the Middle East, calling it a "rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed and chaos". (more...)
Muslim surgeon stabbed outside United Kingdom mosque in alleged 'hate crime' Muslim surgeon stabbed outside United Kingdom mosque in alleged 'hate crime'
- September 25, 2017

Greater Manchester Police said two man, aged 32 and 54, were arrested within an hour of the attack, which the force is treating as a hate crime but not terrorism related. "We understand it was a knife, he is very lucky". "I am thankful for the contribution the Altrincham and Hale Muslim Association make to our community, and pleased and privileged to count members of the Association as friends", she said. (more...)
North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war' North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war'
- September 25, 2017

In the same forum, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday took an indirect swipe at the United States, telling the United Nations that "military hysteria" over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests would lead to "disaster". A day earlier, Kim reacted to Trump's provocative speech at the U.N.by equating the US president to "a frightened dog" and a "mentally deranged USA dotard", employing an obscure insult for someone declining into senility. (more...)
Motorcyclist killed in multi-vehicle crash on Burlington Skyway Motorcyclist killed in multi-vehicle crash on Burlington Skyway
- September 25, 2017

Jim Summers, spokesperson for the Hamilton Paramedic Service, said one person was pronounced on the scene. "I can tell you there is a very wide debris field of vehicle parts and fluid across all lanes of the QEW", Schmidt said on Monday morning. (more...)
US Takes North Korean Pacific H-Bomb Threat Seriously US Takes North Korean Pacific H-Bomb Threat Seriously
- September 25, 2017

In a statement issued by North Korean state-run agency KCNA on Friday, Kim said he "will consider with seriousness exercising of a corresponding highest level of hardline countermeasure in history", while promising that the U.S. Kim responded to Trump's remarks at the United Nations meeting in a statement on state media, calling the president "mentally deranged". In his first address to the General Assembly, Trump called leader Kim Jong-Un " Rocket Man " on a "suicide ... (more...)

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