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Steve Bannon reportedly tried to spy on Facebook Steve Bannon reportedly tried to spy on Facebook
- September 26, 2017

Leaked emails obtained by BuzzFeed show that that Bannon exchanged several messages with former GOP staffer Chris Gacek , who sent Bannon a job listing for a public policy manager that could be exploited to help infiltrate Facebook. The plan, it appears, was to "flood the zone" with job candidates to prove that Facebook's hiring process was biased against conservatives and part of a larger systemic bias at Facebook and Silicon Valley as a whole. (more...)
Trump travel ban extended to North Korea Trump travel ban extended to North Korea
- September 26, 2017

The measures help fulfill a campaign promise Trump made to tighten US immigration procedures and align with his "America First" foreign policy vision. government will not be revoked, the administration said Sunday. The remaining eight are now subject to the new restrictions until they make changes to bring them into compliance. (more...)
In first, woman becomes US Marine Corps infantry officer In first, woman becomes US Marine Corps infantry officer
- September 26, 2017

The woman, who has asked to keep her identity private, will now be assigned to the 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton , California, the service said in a release. "Because the infantry is the beating heart of the Corps and the most revered and influential group within the tribe, the significance of her achievement can not be overstated", two retired Marines, Kate Germano and Joe Plenzler, wrote in a column in The San Diego Union-Tribune. (more...)
Trump never apologised for calling me a war prisoner - McCain Trump never apologised for calling me a war prisoner - McCain
- September 26, 2017

CBS News started promoting the interview around the same time Friday that McCain announced he would not vote for the latest Republican effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, potentially dooming the bill sponsored by Sens. He told " 60 Minutes " that at the time of his diagnosis in July, he was driving back home to his ranch just outside of Sedona, Arizona. McCain was asked whether he has felt "panic" since the diagnosis. (more...)
Human case of West Nile Virus found in Iberia Parish Human case of West Nile Virus found in Iberia Parish
- September 26, 2017

Since 2003, there have been 12 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus in Vermont. Those who do become ill usually experience mild symptoms such as fever, headache, muscle ache, rash and fatigue. L.A. County health department officials reported six deaths this year so far. Mosquitoes are still active and the transmission period for WNV is also active until early November. (more...)
Brexit negotiators clash as talks resume Brexit negotiators clash as talks resume
- September 26, 2017

European ministers discussed on Monday the option of holding back approval for the U.K.to start trade talks next month and offering instead encouragement about how Brexit talks are progressing, according to two people familiar with the discussions. (more...)
Parts of Indiana's Abortion Law Ruled Unconstitutional Parts of Indiana's Abortion Law Ruled Unconstitutional
- September 26, 2017

Mike Pence signed the provisions into law. IN is now permanently barred from enforcing a restriction that would have banned abortions sought because of a fetus' genetic abnormalities, race, gender or ancestry. Pratt struck down that provision after finding the state does not have a legitimate interest in mandating fetal remains be treated the same as other human remains since the Supreme Court has made clear that a fetus is not a person. (more...)
Jennifer Lopez donates $1 million to help Puerto Rico hurricane victims Jennifer Lopez donates $1 million to help Puerto Rico hurricane victims
- September 25, 2017

Lopez also announced that working with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Mavs player J.J. Barea, the group has two plane filled with supplies ready to fly to San Juan when air travel is cleared. "At the peak, we actually had 312,000 people in shelters and we've already 3.6 million meals and snacks", she said. Cyclone took at least 33 casualties in Puerto Rico and Dominica, a few days after Hurricane Irma crossed. (more...)
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...)

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