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Jennifer Lopez Donating One Million Dollars to Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts Jennifer Lopez Donating One Million Dollars to Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts
- September 26, 2017

Perhaps, it's the most important thing on her mind to figure out the best way to help the affected families of the storm. "We need to do as much as we can to help the people of Puerto Rico ". The mother-of-two shared the stage with a small sample of the food and water being shipped out to the island. "This is going to be a long, hard road for Puerto Rico , and this is a situation that's going to require billions of dollars in assistance, and real capacity provided to the island, and ... (more...)
John Kelly Literally Face-Palmed During Trump's 'Rocket Man' Speech John Kelly Literally Face-Palmed During Trump's 'Rocket Man' Speech
- September 26, 2017

Trump's chief of staff, retired Gen. Kelly, put his face in his hand as he listened to Trump threaten North Korea , mock its president Kim Jong Un and reveal the us will be withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, calling the agreement reached under former President Barack Obama "an embarrassment". (more...)
Iran defies USA warnings, test fires ballistic missile Iran defies USA warnings, test fires ballistic missile
- September 26, 2017

The nuclear deal between Iran and world powers does not strictly prohibit Iran from developing missiles but after the deal came into effect last year, the U.N. The ballistic missile is capable of carrying multiple warheads, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, a senior commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division, told the media on Friday. (more...)
How major U.S. stock market indexes fared Monday How major U.S. stock market indexes fared Monday
- September 26, 2017

The White House disputed the declaration, calling the suggestion "absurd". "The North Korea narrative is not going away and the longer it remains part of the conversation, the more negative it becomes", said Peter Kenny, senior market strategist at Global Markets Advisory Group, in NY. (more...)
Republicans Propose 'Merit-Based' Replacement For DACA Republicans Propose 'Merit-Based' Replacement For DACA
- September 26, 2017

Lawmakers already faced a daunting legislative calendar, leaving little time or political capital for a bruising, drawn-out fight over "Dreamers"-a sympathetic group that the vast majority of Americans, including the majority of Republicans-support allowing to remain in the country". (more...)
Trump Tweets New Threat To North Korea After Foreign Minister's UN Address Trump Tweets New Threat To North Korea After Foreign Minister's UN Address
- September 26, 2017

Their actions come after President Trump threatened to pull out of the iran nuclear deal, something critics say could hurt potential talks with North Korea . The letter sent on Sunday, whose recipients were not disclosed, by the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly, condemns the "ignorant" comments that US President Donald Trump made in his United Nations speech. (more...)
United Kingdom minister in Romania for Brexit diplomacy United Kingdom minister in Romania for Brexit diplomacy
- September 26, 2017

The Europeans are pessimistic about expanding the talks as little headway has been made on the key issues of Britain's financial settlement, the status of the Ireland-Northern Ireland border and the rights of EU citizens living in Britain. "The UK will become a third country on 30 March 2019". "It's obvious that reaching a conclusion on this issue can only be done in the context of, and in accordance with, a new deep and special partnership with the EU", Davis said, as he called for ... (more...)
USA flies bombers in show of military might to North Korea USA flies bombers in show of military might to North Korea
- September 26, 2017

Saying he had heard Ri's speech, and using his recently coined nickname for the North's leader, Kim Jong Un , Trump wrote: "If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" But in a new stage for such show-of-force operations, the Pentagon stressed this was the furthest north of the Demilitarized Zone between the two Koreas that any United States fighter or bomber has flown off North Korea's coast in this century. (more...)
Mexico natural disaster: Crews keep searching for victims Mexico natural disaster: Crews keep searching for victims
- September 26, 2017

The latest quake's magnitude was 6.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A least four people were killed in addition to the more than 400 hundred deaths caused by the natural disasters since September 7 , when Mexicans witnessed the strongest quake in 32 years. (more...)
LeBron James Calls Trump A 'Bum' LeBron James Calls Trump A 'Bum'
- September 26, 2017

So therefore ain't no invite", James tweeted . Not surprisingly, Trump couldn't let that go unanswered. "He's now using sports as the platform to try to divide us", James said. But after Trump's tweet , the team posted a statement to Twitter on Saturday afternoon, saying, "We accept that President Trump has made it clear that we are not invited". (more...)
WaPo/ABC Poll: Most Adults Trust US Military Over Trump, Kim WaPo/ABC Poll: Most Adults Trust US Military Over Trump, Kim
- September 26, 2017

The Washington Post-ABC News poll found that 37 per cent of adults trusted Mr Trump either "a great deal" or "a good amount" to responsibly handle the situation with North Korea, while 42 per cent trusted the commander-in-chief "not at all". (more...)
Kayaker saves six little pups left to drown in Uxbridge river Kayaker saves six little pups left to drown in Uxbridge river
- September 26, 2017

The man is not suspected of dumping the puppies along the side of the river, but police hope he may have seen something. "They heard the puppies whimpering in a potato sack and came to their rescue", he said. One of the puppies was partially submerged in the water but is fine now. The babies were claimed by an animal control officer who responded to the scene. (more...)
Anti-govt pastor in Zimbabwe arrested for video of shortages Anti-govt pastor in Zimbabwe arrested for video of shortages
- September 26, 2017

Zimbabwe police have arrested activist and pastor Evan Mawarire for broadcasting a message on social media calling for Zimbabweans to demonstrate against the current shortage of fuel and the sudden price hikes of commodities in shops. Zimbabwean law automatically revokes bail at the start of a High Court trial and requires a new application. Mawarire on Monday appeared before High Court Judge Justice Priscilla Chigumba for trial on another charge of inciting violence which arose in July ... (more...)
Trump Issues New Travel Ban That Now Includes North Korea And Venezuela Trump Issues New Travel Ban That Now Includes North Korea And Venezuela
- September 26, 2017

Romero, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union. "We can not afford to continue the failed policies of the past, which present an unacceptable danger to our country", Trump said in statement. The current ban, enacted in March and set to expire on Sunday evening, extended to travelers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. Citizens of Iran will not be eligible for tourism and business visas, but remain eligible for student and cultural exchange visas if they ... (more...)
Track of Cat 3 Maria shifts closer to USA coast Track of Cat 3 Maria shifts closer to USA coast
- September 26, 2017

However, Lee will remain no threat to land and stay far out over the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean this week, and is never expected to be a bother to anyone. Experts estimate the storm could cost around $100 billion. A joint French, British and Dutch aid coordination effort is also underway for Caribbean territories with lingering ties to Europe, after criticism that governments didn't sufficiently prepare the islands for this season's hurricanes. (more...)
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...)