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Appeals Court Takes Up Gay Discrimination Case Appeals Court Takes Up Gay Discrimination Case
- September 27, 2017

The company contended he was sacked because of poor customer relations, not because he was gay. He then compared the situation to an employer firing a worker for having an affair or being promiscuous, scenarios that he said have both been deemed legal. (more...)
Trump accuses Facebook of being 'anti Trump accuses Facebook of being 'anti
- September 27, 2017

Facebook has been criticized by people from both ends of the political spectrum about perceived bias, and for Trump to voice the opinion that someone is opposed to him is hardly surprising. Now that we have clear evidence that Russians utilized Facebook's ad platform in order to boost Trump's chances of winning the election, the President seems to be doing just what one would expect from an egotistical narcissist. (more...)
U.S. wants diplomatic solution to N.Korea problem: Mattis U.S. wants diplomatic solution to N.Korea problem: Mattis
- September 27, 2017

Tension escalated between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un after the North exploded sixth nuclear bomb and test-fired intercontinental missiles. We are prepared to defend ourselves and our allies from an attack and are prepared to use the full range of capabilities at our disposal against the threat from North Korea. (more...)
Infamous Purveyor of Fake News Found Dead Infamous Purveyor of Fake News Found Dead
- September 27, 2017

Paul Horner, one of America's most well-known fake news writers connected with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, was found dead in his bed outside Phoenix, Arizona on September 18, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Casey said Tuesday, according to CBS News broadcaster . (more...)
Shooting outside presidential residence in Manila, Rodrigo Duterte safe Shooting outside presidential residence in Manila, Rodrigo Duterte safe
- September 27, 2017

The crackdown has come under unprecedented scrutiny in recent weeks, due largely to the high-profile August 16 killing of a 17-year-old student, among the 90 people killed in less than a week of intensified police raids. "We really do not know", Dagoy said. "We are ruling out foul play", Dagoy told reporters. Eight per cent strongly disagreed and 12 per cent somewhat disagreed, with 25 per cent undecided. (more...)
S. Korea's commerce minister allays fear over N S. Korea's commerce minister allays fear over N
- September 27, 2017

In a Saturday tweet, Trump warned that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his regime " won't be around much longer ". Despite an escalation between the United States and North Korea , Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. (more...)
Court to indict Nawaz Sharif on October 2 Court to indict Nawaz Sharif on October 2
- September 27, 2017

A Pakistani court in a high-profile corruption case has indicted finance minister Dar over graft allegations after investigators found his assets did not match his reported income. The court had handed over copies of the references along with relevant documents to Sharif's counsel Khawaja Harris and said it would indict him on next hearing on Oct 2. (more...)
Trump ignores pleas to calm N Korea tensions Trump ignores pleas to calm N Korea tensions
- September 27, 2017

Listening to North Korean officials speaking at the United Nations, Trump over the weekend tweeted what some interpreted as a threat directed toward the country. "The things he's said over the past year and to past administrations - North Korea is a situation which should have been handled 25-years ago, ten, five-years-ago". (more...)
No ban: Twitter says Trump's North Korea tweet 'newsworthy' No ban: Twitter says Trump's North Korea tweet 'newsworthy'
- September 27, 2017

If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!' The thread marks Twitter's clearest explanation yet for its stance toward Trump, despite repeated calls from some users that the president's account be banned. (more...)
North Korea accuses US President Donald Trump of declaring war North Korea accuses US President Donald Trump of declaring war
- September 27, 2017

President Donald Trump has declared war on North Korea , that country's foreign minister said Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency. Any potential military conflict on the Korean Peninsula will have no victor, China said on Tuesday in its comment to the recent escalation of the war of words between the United States and North Korea . (more...)
'War on Korean peninsula will have no winner,' says China 'War on Korean peninsula will have no winner,' says China
- September 27, 2017

Hours later, the White House pushed back on Ri's claim, saying: "We have not declared war on North Korea ". His comments were a response to a tweet from President Donald Trump suggesting North Korea would not "be around much longer" if its leaders continued their rhetoric. (more...)
Twitter finally breaks silence on why it's never suspended President Trump Twitter finally breaks silence on why it's never suspended President Trump
- September 27, 2017

Critics also argue that Trump already has many other platforms, including the official POTUS Twitter account , press conferences and the presidency of the United States of America, to share his views with the public, and that continuing to let him tweet with impunity from his personal account is not only a violation of Twitter's own standards, but may help instigate abuse against whatever individual or group is now in Trump's sights. (more...)
Twitter explains why they won't delete Trump tweet threatening NK Twitter explains why they won't delete Trump tweet threatening NK
- September 27, 2017

In a time of escalating stress, Trump has made a number of outspoken comments about North Korea, stating that the US would respond to threats from Pyongyang with "fire and fury". "The question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then", Mr Ri added in a direct reference to a tweet by Mr Trump on Saturday . "Obviously if North Korea were to follow through on its rhetoric and attack there would be a retaliation, the consequences would be obvious". (more...)
Auto theft soars as criminals learn how to beat security devices Auto theft soars as criminals learn how to beat security devices
- September 27, 2017

He also went on to explain that despite the increase in total thefts of motor vehicles, there are 85,000 fewer incidents reported compared with a decade ago. Technological advances in immobilisers, auto keys and alarms helped reduce the number of thefts, which bottomed out around 2013. According to the motoring organisation just under 86,000 vehicles were stolen in 2016, up from around 66,000 in 2013. (more...)
Uganda Bans Some Broadcasts Ahead of Debate on Letting President Run Again Uganda Bans Some Broadcasts Ahead of Debate on Letting President Run Again
- September 27, 2017

Ahead of a debate on whether to extend the president's decade-long hold on power, a chaotic scene was witnessed in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday. 26, but a commission executive, Godfrey Mutabazi, told Reuters it was sent to all broadcast media on Wednesday morning. (more...)
Winston Peters arrives in Wellington to meet caucus Winston Peters arrives in Wellington to meet caucus
- September 27, 2017

Earlier, the former Labour minister told media there would be much discussion today about how the campaign went. The National Party secured 58 seats, ahead of the 52 won by the Green Party and Labour in Saturday's election, leaving both still in need of NZ First's nine seats to reach the tally of 61 required to form a government. (more...)
Road closed near M5 junction after police 'shooting' Road closed near M5 junction after police 'shooting'
- September 27, 2017

David Ellison told BBC Radio Bristol: "As I came out of Portishead to join the motorway, I got stopped". Witnesses have taken to social media to report they heard gunshots and saw police pointing guns at a man in a auto. " There were one or two marked cars and two more unmarked vehicles ". It was quite small. Frazer Phillips, from Bristol, wrote on the Hello Portishead Facebook page: "I was right next to it when it happened and heard about 4-5 shots". (more...)
Arun Jaitley made a mess of economy, says Yashwant Sinha Arun Jaitley made a mess of economy, says Yashwant Sinha
- September 27, 2017

Writing in the Indian Express today, Yashwant Sinha, the country's former finance minister, indicted Arun Jaitley for making a "mess" of the economy, which, he says, owes it ruin partly to the hurried introduction of the national sales tax, the GST, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock ban previous year of high-denomination notes. (more...)
Venezuela accuses the U.S. of 'psychological terrorism' after travel ban Venezuela accuses the U.S. of 'psychological terrorism' after travel ban
- September 27, 2017

Last week, Trump warned North Korea from the same lectern that its current course could lead to its "total destruction". "Venezuela will always deal with the government of the United States with mutual respect", Arreaza said. Maduro responded last week from Caracas by calling Trump "the new Hitler" of global politics and accusing Trump of threatening to assassinate him, though Trump did not say that. (more...)
Ryanair issues €40 vouchers for flight cancellations, but there's a catch Ryanair issues €40 vouchers for flight cancellations, but there's a catch
- September 27, 2017

Ryanair is sending all passengers affected by its flight cancellations a £40 or €40 voucher with "deepest apologies". "Flying 25 fewer aircraft this winter will result in a number of flight and schedule changes from Nov to Mar 2018". The airline noted the slower rate of growth will reduce traffic this year and next, with monthly growth from November to March to slow to 4% from 9%. (more...)

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