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California Just Moved Its Next Presidential Primary Forward By Three Months California Just Moved Its Next Presidential Primary Forward By Three Months
- September 28, 2017

Even if the national party penalizes California for going early by stripping 70 delegates, the state would still have 32 percent of the delegates awarded on Super Tuesday, and 28 percent of all the delegates awarded by that point in the process. (more...)
Großbritannien will Übergangsphase nach Brexit Großbritannien will Übergangsphase nach Brexit
- September 28, 2017

Aber sie stellte auch fest: "Wir haben uns in der EU niemals wirklich daheim gefühlt". Ihre Festlegung auf eine zweijährige Übergangsfrist darf von den Freunden eines harten Brexit als klare Kriegserklärung verstanden werden. Aber auch Geburtsstadt von Niccolo Machiavelli, an den ihre Kritiker Theresa May derzeit gern erinnern. "(.) Um die EU zu verlassen, braucht es viel mehr als nur einen Slogan". (more...)
More than 25 million unsafe abortions performed worldwide each year More than 25 million unsafe abortions performed worldwide each year
- September 28, 2017

The results were published Wednesday in the journal Lancet . In countries where abortion is available upon request, more than 87 percent of abortions were deemed safe. For the first time, it includes sub-classifications within the unsafe abortion category as less safe or least safe. This means the procedure was performed by someone without training who used a risky method (including "insertion of foreign bodies" or "ingestion of caustic substances", according to the report). (more...)
Italian firm to take majority stake in French shipyard STX Italian firm to take majority stake in French shipyard STX
- September 28, 2017

Media reports coming out of Europe claim a long-awaited deal to give Fincantieri control of STX France is essentially done. Under the deal Le Monde described Wednesday without identifying its sources, Fincantieri would formally own a 50 per cent stake and the French state would loan it an additional 1 per cent stake to give the Italian group operational control. (more...)
North Korea lacks ability, intent to attack USA planes North Korea lacks ability, intent to attack USA planes
- September 28, 2017

Lee added that the United States military informed the NIS that the flightpath of the B-1B was disclosed because North Korea appeared to have failed to detect the maneuver on its own, and appears to have conferred with China and Russian Federation regarding the matter. (more...)
Greek PM congratulates German Chancellor Angela Merkel on election victory Greek PM congratulates German Chancellor Angela Merkel on election victory
- September 28, 2017

Mr Macron is determined to stamp his authority on the European Union after disastrous election results for German chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday, which saw the far-right Alternative for Germany finish third. While still the largest bloc in the Bundestag, Merkel's CDU/CSU conservative alliance secured fewer votes than expected and will likely have to strike a coalition deal with the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens to form a government. (more...)
Crimean Tatar Lawmaker Handed 2 Years on Separatism Charges Crimean Tatar Lawmaker Handed 2 Years on Separatism Charges
- September 28, 2017

Umerov nevertheless told news agency AFP that he still believed that "Crimea is the territory of Ukraine that has been occupied by Russian Federation". Last week, the prosecution requested a 3.6-year suspended sentence for Umerov, the Mediazona news outlet reported . Umerov's four lawyers insisted on their client's innocence. (more...)
Watch as hero groom saves boy in pond during wedding shoot Watch as hero groom saves boy in pond during wedding shoot
- September 28, 2017

Photos of that rescue have gone viral . "I spun around and saw Clayton had this little boy, bringing him back up to the ground", Darren Hatt told ABC News . "So, I just kept on capturing the story of the day, including this". Mrs. Cook said her husband's quick thinking and selfless action were just some of the reasons she fell in love with him in the first place. (more...)
Punjab & Haryana HC orders probe into Dera Sacha Sauda properties Punjab & Haryana HC orders probe into Dera Sacha Sauda properties
- September 28, 2017

According to media reports, a bench comprising Justices Surya Kant, Augustine George Masih and Avneesh Jhingan passed the order. The violence and arson in Panchkula, Sirsa and several other places in Haryana and Punjab left as many as 38 people dead and several injured, along with huge loss of property. (more...)
Qatar must do more to protect migrant workers from deadly heat: HRW Qatar must do more to protect migrant workers from deadly heat: HRW
- September 28, 2017

From this, HRW is claiming the conditions could endanger millions of other workers from other states around the Gulf, insisting the breaks allocated do not protect the workers. The HRW said there had been 10 deaths reported by World Cup organisers between October 2015 and July 2017, eight classified as "non-work related". The statement read: "However, we whole-heartedly refute the suggestion the SC has "abdicated responsibility" or that the SC has failed to protect the lives of workers on ... (more...)
Standoff ends with shooting on Interstate 80, traffic at standstill Standoff ends with shooting on Interstate 80, traffic at standstill
- September 28, 2017

Felix Tan said his department was called to help because the suspect, who was armed and unsafe, drove through his city. Richmond police around 9 a.m. Throughout the events, various parts of I-80 were shut down. On Twitter, Alan Dyck posted a video of a surreal scene on I-80 by Powell Street, where vehicles were making U-turns in the middle of the freeway and exiting the onramp. (more...)
Fernandinho: Manchester City have taken huge step towards qualification Fernandinho: Manchester City have taken huge step towards qualification
- September 28, 2017

Marlos turned provider five minutes before the break when he curled a free-kick onto the head of Facundo Ferreyra, who aimed a shot narrowly wide before Sane flashed a shot across the face of goal at the other end. He is a unique player, the joy he gives on and off the pitch. City have now compiled an astonishing 29-3 goal difference in their nine games this season and, as they prepare for Saturday's visit to defending champions Chelsea, their manager admits he does not know his best ... (more...)
World Rugby says tackle study is extreme World Rugby says tackle study is extreme
- September 28, 2017

Referees, players past and present, and pundits have reacted with sarcasm and disbelief at calls from experts to ban tackling and scrums in British schools rugby up to the age of 18 because of safety concerns. In July 2016 the four United Kingdom chief medical officers (CMOs) rejected the call for a ban on tackling in youth rugby , citing a report which claimed rugby was no more injury prone than other sports. (more...)
SUV kills woman outside Palisades Medical Center SUV kills woman outside Palisades Medical Center
- September 28, 2017

The Hudson County Sheriff's Office, North Bergen Police Department and the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor are investigating. A hospital representative confirms she was an employee at Harborage Nursing Home, and two co-workers identified her as Luisa Valdez. (more...)
Kamal Nath for Scindia as CM candidate Kamal Nath for Scindia as CM candidate
- September 28, 2017

Signalling the ushering in of a younger generation of Congress leaders, the 46-year-old Jyotiraditya Scindia is likely to be announced as the chief ministerial candidate for Congress party in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh elections in 2018, senior leader Kamal Nath said. (more...)
California math, language arts test scores level off - and achievement gaps persist California math, language arts test scores level off - and achievement gaps persist
- September 28, 2017

It's important to remember that these tests are far more rigorous and realistic than the previous paper and pencil tests. Student scores in the four-county Sacramento region also remained flat, with 50 percent of students meeting English standards and 40 percent meeting math standards in 2017. (more...)
Columbia Woman Waits As Family Looks To Leave Puerto Rico Columbia Woman Waits As Family Looks To Leave Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

Eight of its members are already in Puerto Rico, including Pam's husband. Rivero-Bello said there's a feeling that not enough is being done for Puerto Rico. "With so much to be done and such great urgency before us, let's use our own winds of change to help Puerto Rico dig out and rise up", he wrote. "Just amazed at the power, something indescribable what they went through there", the pastor said. (more...)
United Nations refugee agency alarmed over attack on Rohingya refugees United Nations refugee agency alarmed over attack on Rohingya refugees
- September 28, 2017

Several Sinhala MPs expressed concern in parliament today about the presence of Rohingya refugees in Sri Lanka, the Daily Mirror reported. Saffron-robed Buddhist monks led a mob that broke down gates and entered the walled multi-storied compound as frightened refugees huddled together in upstairs rooms, a police official said. (more...)
Merkel welcomes 'a lot of material' from Macron for EU reform debate Merkel welcomes 'a lot of material' from Macron for EU reform debate
- September 28, 2017

Mr Macron proposed an EU-wide tax on financial transactions - reigniting a long-running debate on expanding a levy already in place in France and Britain . He suggested the creation of a European intelligence academy to better fight against terrorism, and a joint civil protection force. Mr Macron said he was looking for France and Germany to take the lead in setting the agenda for a new stronger Europe despite Angela Merkel emerging from national elections at the weekend with a ... (more...)
Venezuela slams new USA travel ban as 'psychological terrorism' Venezuela slams new USA travel ban as 'psychological terrorism'
- September 28, 2017

Trump had threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to defend the USA or its allies. "The Venezuelan people are starving and their country is collapsing", Trump told the United Nations General Assembly last week. In August, US officials slapped sanctions on Venezuela after a July 30 vote that allowed Maduro to replace the opposition-dominated National Assembly with a new 545-member Constituent Assembly filled with his supporters. (more...)

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