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Spanish PM Rajoy meets Donald Trump in Washington days before illegal referendum Spanish PM Rajoy meets Donald Trump in Washington days before illegal referendum
- September 27, 2017

Trump said Tuesday is the earliest he can visit without disrupting recovery operations. President Trump had faced widespread criticism for tweeting repeatedly about the National Football League, amid accusations that federal aid has been slow to reach Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. (more...)
Trump to Travel to Puerto Rico Tuesday Trump to Travel to Puerto Rico Tuesday
- September 27, 2017

Earlier Tuesday, Trump vowed that federal assistance is on its way to Puerto Rico , a day after he commented for the first time in days about the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria since it made landfall on the U.S. Obama's video share comes as a new poll shows nearly half of Americans don't realize Puerto Ricans are USA citizens. Trump said Puerto Rico is "very important" to him. (more...)
Splits in Germany's AfD as co-leader quits Splits in Germany's AfD as co-leader quits
- September 27, 2017

Germany has no tradition of minority governments, and Merkel has already made clear she doesn't want to try that option - which would in any case be a tall order, as her bloc has only 246 of the new parliament's 709 seats. World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder stated , "It is abhorrent that the AfD party, a disgraceful reactionary movement which recalls the worst of Germany's past and should be outlawed, now has the ability within the German parliament to promote its vile platform". (more...)
Republican Vs. Republican For Alabama Senate Seat Republican Vs. Republican For Alabama Senate Seat
- September 27, 2017

Roy Moore won a landslide victory against Sen. Sen. Luther Strange and Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore are vying for the Republican nomination for the Senate seat that belonged to U.S. The outcome is an embarrassment to Trump, whose coattails proved shorter than bargained for in a state he overwhelmingly carried in last year's presidential election. (more...)
White House says 'absurd' to claim war declared on N Korea White House says 'absurd' to claim war declared on N Korea
- September 27, 2017

North Korea's foreign minister accused US President Donald Trump on Monday of declaring war on his country and warned that Pyongyang would defend itself by shooting down US bombers, AFP reports. It is about respect for our Country, Flag and National Anthem. Sparked by the initial protest by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, NFL players, coaches, owners and commissioner Roger Goodell issued responses to the president's comments and participated in widespread ... (more...)
Florida Gov. Scott never listened to Hollywood nursing home's voicemail messages Florida Gov. Scott never listened to Hollywood nursing home's voicemail messages
- September 27, 2017

The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills said it tried to call the governor's office repeatedly after the facility lost power and circumstances became risky, with hot temperatures inside the nursing home ultimately killing several patients inside. (more...)
N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight
- September 27, 2017

The last few days have seen what many perceive as a pre-war rhetoric between Kim Jong Un , the leader of the reclusive nation, and Trump, after Pyongyang tested a hydrogen bomb and test-fired ballistic missiles over Japan. Kim fired back by calling the president a "mentally deranged US dotard" who had "denied the existence of and insulted me and my country in front of the eyes of the world". (more...)
German Voters Deal a Blow to Macron's EU Reform Drive German Voters Deal a Blow to Macron's EU Reform Drive
- September 27, 2017

The stock market response to Chancellor Angela Merkel's victory in Germany's election was fairly muted Monday even as the euro currency faltered. In a wide-ranging speech at the Sarbonne on Tuesday, Mr Macron warned: "Here we are with a Europe that is more fragile than ever ... (more...)
HC judge Jayant Patel resigns HC judge Jayant Patel resigns
- September 27, 2017

Since he holds a constitutional post, there was no question of anybody accepting or not accepting his resignation, Justice Patel said. In a first, a judge of a high court in India has resigned, protesting his not being elevated as chief justice despite being the senior-most judge at that point of time, say reports. (more...)
DEA administrator plans to step down DEA administrator plans to step down
- September 27, 2017

Rosenberg wrote in his email that the president's comments " condoned police misconduct ". FILE PHOTO - U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (L) listens as acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg (R) speaks during a news conference on the dangers law enforcement and first responders face when encountering fentanyl at DEA Headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., June 6, 2017. (more...)
White House expected to address North Korea threats in news briefing White House expected to address North Korea threats in news briefing
- September 27, 2017

Amid tension created by the North's nuclear weapons tests and threat to detonate a thermonuclear missile over the Pacific Ocean, such an attack would pretty much guarantee retaliation from the United States that could lead to war, Cha said . (more...)
U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast in show of force U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast in show of force
- September 27, 2017

With tensions soaring high between North Korea and the United States right now, KPVI wanted to talk to someone that is in South Korea to find out what the mood is like over there. Ri's comments further escalated a the war of words instigated this week when Trump described North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as " Rocket Man " on "a suicide mission". (more...)
Manus refugees rejected by Australia head to US Manus refugees rejected by Australia head to US
- September 27, 2017

The first group of 22, including men from Bangladesh, Sudan and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, left one of the camps on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea on Sunday. Under Australia's strict and controversial refugee policy, anyone intercepted trying to reach the country by boat is sent to prison camps on Manus Island or the Pacific island of Nauru for processing. (more...)
Trump's Focus On NFL Is Pointless Distraction From The MAGA Agenda Trump's Focus On NFL Is Pointless Distraction From The MAGA Agenda
- September 27, 2017

Trump referred to a player who disrespects the flag as a " son of a bitch ". Protests during the national anthem began previous year when former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee to protest the treatment of black Americans, especially by the police. (more...)
North Korea Says Trump Has Declared War North Korea Says Trump Has Declared War
- September 27, 2017

Trump's most recent skirmish with North Korea can be traced back to the U.N. General Assembly last week, when Trump delivered a maniacal soliloquy threatening to annihilate the Kim regime. "It is very likely that North Korea will conduct further provocations", she said. A Pentagon spokesman stressed on Monday that the bombers flew in worldwide airpace and had every right to do so. (more...)
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Reaches 52-Week High
- September 27, 2017

It has underperformed by 3.28% the S&P500. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating and set a $58.00 target price on shares of Abbott Laboratories in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Corp. This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5. More notable recent Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ) news were published by: Thestreet.com which released: "Alibaba, Qorvo, Abbott Laboratories , Square: "Mad Money" Lightning Round" on September 16, 2017, also Chicagotribune.com ... (more...)
Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Drive, Backs Down On Long-Standing Ban Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Drive, Backs Down On Long-Standing Ban
- September 27, 2017

A tweet from the Saudi Press Agency account said that driver's licenses will now be available to both men and women, a change from past policy. She did not comment on whether Saudi Arabia still needs to do more to ensure full rights for its female citizens. (more...)
Twitter explains why Donald Trump's North Korea tweet won't be deleted Twitter explains why Donald Trump's North Korea tweet won't be deleted
- September 27, 2017

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho swiftly responded, claiming the threat against North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un ("Rocket Man") was a declaration of war . Even though Twitter has been ramping up its censorship efforts , Trump's latest tweet confronting North Korea and the authoritarian state's erratic behavior does not seem to cross the company's somewhat ambiguous threshold. (more...)
Conte thanks departing Costa for Chelsea success Conte thanks departing Costa for Chelsea success
- September 27, 2017

Spain worldwide Morata left the bet365 Stadium with the matchball after a hat-trick in a commanding 4-0 win, taking his tally since joining from Real Madrid as Chelsea's record signing to six in as many top-flight games. 'I don't see it as something problematic, ' he said. "Chelsea create so many chances around the box, always crosses coming in from left and right and he has been clinical so far and this is a good sign for him to be successful". (more...)
Prototype Border Wall Construction to Begin This Week in San Diego Prototype Border Wall Construction to Begin This Week in San Diego
- September 27, 2017

Six companies will use the next month to build eight 18- to 30-foot-high wall prototypes - half of which will use concrete, and half of which will be made of other materials - less than a mile from the Otay Mesa Port of Entry. The U.S. -Mexico barrier was a signature promise of President Trump during his campaign and he has insisted since taking office that it will be built. (more...)