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'The grown ups', Britain's Labour, ready to lead Brexit talks 'The grown ups', Britain's Labour, ready to lead Brexit talks
- September 26, 2017

We stand ready to take charge of the negotiations. The shadow chancellor said Labour delegates had chosen instead to select debates on "bread and butter issues" such as health and housing, and did not wish to divide the party over Brexit. (more...)
UN Security Council meets Thursday on Rohingya crisis UN Security Council meets Thursday on Rohingya crisis
- September 26, 2017

The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, in a statement Monday, said the Asean statement was issued after "extensive consultations with Malaysia". United Nations doctors based in the makeshift clinics in Bangladesh have cited symptoms of rape and horrific sexual abuse on Rohingya Muslim women arriving from western Myanmar. (more...)
Pakistan's claim boomerangs, labels Gaza victim's picture as 'Indian Democracy' Pakistan's claim boomerangs, labels Gaza victim's picture as 'Indian Democracy'
- September 26, 2017

The picture of the injured girl that Lodhi displayed was that of Rawya Abu Jom'a taken in July 2014 and published by The New York Times in March 2015 under the caption, "Conflict, Courage and Healing in Gaza", Tripathi pointed out . Umar Faiyaz". In a heated exchange of words after Pakistan's submission to the General Assembly, Eenam Gambhir, India's first secretary to the United Nations , labelled the neighbouring country as "Terroristan" . (more...)
Florida Keys tourism will be back earlier than expected Florida Keys tourism will be back earlier than expected
- September 26, 2017

While some hotels are working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to house displaced residents, many in Key Largo, Marathon and Key West have reopened, following the area's September 6 evacuation notice. "Some hotels are accommodating displaced residents under a Federal Emergency Management Agency program". Gov. Rick Scott activated 400 members of the Florida National Guard Monday to help Key West residents remove debris and clean out flood damage. (more...)
Voter Registration Push in Missouri Tuesday Voter Registration Push in Missouri Tuesday
- September 26, 2017

The League of Women Voters of Appleton are registering voters at several locations. Are you a new voter? "A lot of our libraries", Ashcroft said. "We want to make sure people are aware they can register online here in Missouri. Many residents move to the area and are unsure of deadlines, or think they can do same-day registration, which NY doesn't offer, she said. National elections may get the attention, but local elections also have a direct impact on our lives. (more...)
Rajinikanth a 'suitable ally' for BJP, says Kamal Haasan Rajinikanth a 'suitable ally' for BJP, says Kamal Haasan
- September 26, 2017

He has also been opposing the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, whose political adversary DMK has voiced support for him. My fight is against corruption. They are taking different paths, but the former has stated that he would join hands with the latter if required in future. (more...)
We don't delete Trump's threats because they're 'of public interest' We don't delete Trump's threats because they're 'of public interest'
- September 26, 2017

The threat of nuclear war apparently was enough to spur some folks into reporting the tweet as abusive or harmful - a process which takes less than a minute via a series of questions provided by Twitter. The team insisted that it holds "all accounts to the same rules ", but pointed out the factors it takes into account when assessing violations. Trump has frequently used the micro-blogging site to slam critics and his opponents, push his agenda and make statements on various issues in ... (more...)
LeBlanc commits to Obama-era sexual assault protections LeBlanc commits to Obama-era sexual assault protections
- September 26, 2017

The new guidelines come after high-profile cases of campus sexual assaults, including at Stanford University in California where an athlete received a light sentence after being convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. Now that these guidelines are revoked, colleges will have more leeway in how they investigate sexual assault, with the intention of protecting the rights of the accused. (more...)
$1K reward offered in Limerick, Pa. shooting $1K reward offered in Limerick, Pa. shooting
- September 26, 2017

He is considered armed and risky. That's when authorities say he pulled a gun from his pocket and shot her twice. Rebecca Hermann told police Feldman's previous address was on Montgomery Drive in Lower Salford. However, she added, extra security was in place and employees had been asked to remain vigilant. Bullets struck Amy Hermann in the chest and neck. (more...)
New poll shows Democrats lead all three statewide races New poll shows Democrats lead all three statewide races
- September 26, 2017

Libertarian Cliff Hyra claimed 4 percent of the vote and another 8 percent were undecided. Northam, the state's lieutenant governor, is a pediatric neurologist who served two terms in the state Senate. "Each has the overwhelming support of his party's base, and they split independents (38% to 38%)". SEE ALSO: Gallup Poll: Americans favor Democratic Party over GOP . (more...)
White House holds first press briefing since Trump NFL comments White House holds first press briefing since Trump NFL comments
- September 26, 2017

The White House has "not declared war on North Korea", she insisted. The White House press conference on Monday (Sept 25) dominated by the battle of words between President Donald Trump and numerous country's top athletes over kneeling during the national anthem. (more...)
White House: 'Absurd' To Say We're At War With North Korea White House: 'Absurd' To Say We're At War With North Korea
- September 26, 2017

If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer! ". Last week, Trump tweeted that Kim Jong Un's regime "won't be around much longer". was forced to defend itself against North Korea, "we will have no choice but to totally destroy" the country. "Given the fact that this comes from someone who is now holding the seat of (the) United States presidency, this is clearly a declaration of war", the foreign minister said. (more...)
Jennifer Lopez Is Donating $1 Million to Help Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims Jennifer Lopez Is Donating $1 Million to Help Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims
- September 26, 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. Lopez , Rodriguez and Anthony are among other stars with ties to the island making impassioned pleas for donations and aid. Hopefully we continue to see more and more celebs using their star power for good ! She ended: 'Together we can help rebuild our island and the Caribbean'. (more...)
Korea, Chad Among 8 Countries On New US Travel Ban Korea, Chad Among 8 Countries On New US Travel Ban
- September 26, 2017

In a proclamation issued Sunday night, Trump blocked the issuance of all visas from North Korea and Syria, while for Iran, almost all visas were blocked except those for students and exchange visitors. The order also blocks visas for government officials on business or tourist travel from Venezuela. But critics have accused Mr Trump of overstepping his legal authority and violating the US Constitution's protections against religious bias each time he has ordered new travel restrictions. (more...)
Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticises arms programme Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticises arms programme
- September 26, 2017

On October 15, Trump is due to tell the US Congress whether he is ready to recertify Iran's compliance with the 2015 deal. On Friday, the Iranian armed forces commemorated the 1980-1988 war with Iraq by holding a parade in which Iran's most advanced military power and abilities are showcased. (more...)
Two-thirds oppose pre-emptive strike against N. Korea: US poll
- September 26, 2017

According to the Washington Post-ABC News poll, 67 per cent of U.S. citizens believe that the USA should launch a military strike on the DPRK only if the country first attacks them and their allies. On perhaps the most pressing issue of the moment, what to do about North Korea and its dictator Kim Jong Un, Trump's weak numbers continue. Americans did not share the same confidence in Kim, as 72 percent of Americans hold a "great deal/good amount" of trust in the US military leaders, while Kim ... (more...)
Iran, working with North Korea, shows off long-range ballistic missile Iran, working with North Korea, shows off long-range ballistic missile
- September 26, 2017

The ballistic missile, which is Iran's third type of missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers along with the Qadr-F and Sejjil ballistic missiles, is capable of carrying multiple warheads. The test shows that Iran has a multiple warhead missile well within range of Jerusalem. If he decides that it is not, that could open the way for U.S. (more...)
Frances Abbott has taken a leap in support of marriage equality Frances Abbott has taken a leap in support of marriage equality
- September 26, 2017

Ms Abbott says she would love to be part of the change to allow her beloved Aunty Chris [Christine Forster] and her partner, Virginia, to marry in front of friends and family in Australia. "It just happened, it never really changed anything". On Friday, 38-year-old DJ Astro "Funknukl" Labe was charged with headbutting Tony Abbott in Hobart, leaving the former prime minister with a "very, very slightly swollen lip". (more...)
Bengaluru: 17-year-old NCC cadet drowns as friends click selfie Bengaluru: 17-year-old NCC cadet drowns as friends click selfie
- September 26, 2017

Reportedly, the incident came to light after Vishwas' friends started searching for him and came across a picture that captured the boy drowning, while they struck poses for the camera. They were at Ravagondlu Betta in Ramanagara district. "We had finished swimming and left for the Gundanjaneya temple and did not notice Vishwas' absence". (more...)
Iraq refuses talks with Kurds about referendum results Iraq refuses talks with Kurds about referendum results
- September 26, 2017

Initial results from the poll are expected on Tuesday, with the official results to be announced later in the week. "It's pretty clear the Kurds are going to vote for independence and we will have yet another geopolitical hot spot in the Middle East that threatens a significant amount of oil supply", said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capita. (more...)

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