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Turkey's Erdogan links fate of detained United States pastor to wanted cleric Gulen Turkey's Erdogan links fate of detained United States pastor to wanted cleric Gulen
- September 28, 2017

Turkey says it would release American Pastor Andrew Brunson , who has been detained for almost a year, if the United States extradited Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara blames for last year's failed coup attempt. '"Give us the pastor back", they say. "For Turkey, the Kurdish issue is much more important than it is for Russia, so Erdogan will probably focus more on the Kurdish problem", Irina Suponina, a Middle East expert at the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies - which ... (more...)
Shark Latches Onto Florida Swimmer And Won't Let Go Shark Latches Onto Florida Swimmer And Won't Let Go
- September 28, 2017

He then said the captain of the boat enlisted him to go in and get the grouper out. McCarty said he was out of breath and lacked energy in order to keep the nurse shark from shaking. "I'm bleeding (the shark) out", the friend says in the video. Friends on the boat quickly step in to assist Maccarty as he laid flat on his back, holding the shark as still as possible. (more...)
Ryan murder case: HC grants anticipatory bail to Pinto family Ryan murder case: HC grants anticipatory bail to Pinto family
- September 28, 2017

The Ryan Group owners Ryan Pinto , his mother Grace Pinto and father Augustine Pinto had moved the High Court fearing arrest after the murder of the Class 2 student at Ryan International School's Gurugram branch on September 8. The high court had said that they can not hear the particular case because the matter has been transferred to the CBI and it needs to be checked. On September 21, the Punjab and Haryana High Court had refused to stay the arrest of Pinto family in regard with the ... (more...)
Catalonia urges European Union intervention in independence vote dispute Catalonia urges European Union intervention in independence vote dispute
- September 28, 2017

No country, within or outside the European Union, has openly expressed support for the October 1 referendum that Spain's conservative government sees as illegal. "We call on the European Union institutions (.) to stand for the values and principles (of the European Union treaty)", Raul Romeva told a news conference in Brussels. (more...)
But why? Michelle Obama's thoughts on women who voted for Donald Trump But why? Michelle Obama's thoughts on women who voted for Donald Trump
- September 28, 2017

Obama did say she wants him to succeed as president, as he already has been elected, and whatever he does will affect the entire country. And although Obama is critical of the President, she added that she hopes he is successful. One of her most notable quotes during her appearance is, "Our legacy is not going to be Barack just tweeting in the wind & stirring up trouble". This isn't the first time that Michelle Obama has spoken her mind when it comes to President Trump. (more...)
Supreme Court to Decide on Power of Public Sector Unions Supreme Court to Decide on Power of Public Sector Unions
- September 28, 2017

Court precedent holds that while a non-member does not have to pay fees that go to political activities, that exemption does not include fees for issues such as employment conditions and employee grievances. Claire Prestel, a lawyer for the Services Employees International Union, feared impact of the court ruling in favor of Janus. "People shouldn't be forced to surrender their First Amendment right to decide for themselves what organizations they support just because they decide to work for ... (more...)
Trump weighs lifting shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico; industry opposed Trump weighs lifting shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico; industry opposed
- September 28, 2017

The Jones Act of 1920 requires ships carrying goods between American ports to be built in the USA and crewed and owned by Americans. The act makes products more expensive for Puerto Ricans, and by not suspending the law, it adds another obstacle for a country that desperately needs supplies. (more...)
Trump to Visit Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico Trump to Visit Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

At least 16 have been reported dead from the hurricanes and there are reports that the island has no running water. "I am very concerned by the Department's decision not to waive the Jones Act for current relief efforts in Puerto Rico , which is facing a worsening humanitarian crisis following Hurricane Maria", he wrote. (more...)
Donald Trump: US totally prepared for 'military option' on North Korea Donald Trump: US totally prepared for 'military option' on North Korea
- September 28, 2017

North Korea, which has remained technically at war with the USA since the 1950-53 Korean War ended in a truce and not a peace treaty, has been working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles capable of hitting the U.S. "I will fix this mess." In addition to the United Nations sanctions, Mr Trump announced an executive order last Thursday that allows the USA to impose a full trade and financial embargo on non-US banks, companies and people doing business with North Korea. (more...)
Etihad Airways poaches MoD's Tony Douglas to become its new chief executive Etihad Airways poaches MoD's Tony Douglas to become its new chief executive
- September 28, 2017

Etihad Airways has announced that Tony Douglas has been appointed group chief executive and will take up the role in January next year. Douglas will likely face the daunting task of deciding what to do with what remains of Etihad's sprawling investments in foreign airlines Virgin Australia, Air Seychelles, Air Serbia, and India's Jet Airways. (more...)
'More than 500000' Rohingya enter Bangladesh 'More than 500000' Rohingya enter Bangladesh
- September 28, 2017

Almost a week later, one of their sons returned to Myanmar to help guide them over the border to Balukhali, where the rest of the family had found shelter in one of the many refugee settlements that have been pushed beyond capacity as Bangladesh struggles to absorb the influx of Rohingya. (more...)
Breaking Down the Chart for Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) Breaking Down the Chart for Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP)
- September 28, 2017

Therefore 100% are positive. A number of analysts have recently issued reports on SORL shares. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 4.33 million shares versus an average volume of 3.2 million shares during last trading session. Fossil Group, Inc.is a design, marketing and distribution firm that specializes in consumer fashion accessories. The Company's operating divisions include Property and other, and Digital. (more...)
Israeli Arab Islamic State Supporters Charged with Plotting Temple Mount Attack Israeli Arab Islamic State Supporters Charged with Plotting Temple Mount Attack
- September 28, 2017

Two Arab citizens of Israel were indicted Thursday for planning to carry out a shooting attack in East Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, said Israel's Shin Bet security service. Jabrin and the minor were the plotters of a new attack on the Temple Mount. In a joint operation of the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) and the Israel Police, the three, who were affiliated with the Islamic State (ISIS) were arrested earlier this month. (more...)
The 69th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day The 69th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day
- September 28, 2017

The security adviser did not specify what strategic assets will be deployed here but South Korean officials usually define this as nuclear-powered submarines, long-range nuclear-capable bombers and stealth warplanes. If North Korea struggled with the non-stealth B-1, then it has little hope of spotting a B-2 and virtually no chance of spotting the F-22 on its radar screens. (more...)
GOP Senator Claims Russian Trolls Are Stoking Controversy About NFL Protests GOP Senator Claims Russian Trolls Are Stoking Controversy About NFL Protests
- September 28, 2017

An aide of Lankford told Reuters that us intelligence services did share information with senators about Russian "troll operations" on social media having to do with the 2016 election. A website put together by researchers working with the Alliance for Securing Democracy, a bipartisan, transatlantic project to counter Russian disinformation, shows tweets promoting both sides of the football debate from accounts it said were used to spread Russian propaganda on Twitter. (more...)
Majority Whip Scalise makes return to Capitol Hill after recovery Majority Whip Scalise makes return to Capitol Hill after recovery
- September 28, 2017

This is his first public appearance since the shooting. Whip Scalise will be resuming his work at the Capitol, while also completing an extended period of out-patient rehabilitation over the coming months. The Louisiana lawmaker tweeted and posted to Facebook a photo showing a silhouette of himself looking from the Capitol across the National Mall with the Washington Monument in the background. (more...)
European Union plans to allow Schengen border controls for 3 yrs for 'security' European Union plans to allow Schengen border controls for 3 yrs for 'security'
- September 28, 2017

For EU countires to confront threats in a united way, standing together in a stronger Schengen area, "it is now high time that Bulgaria and Romania become full Schengen members", the Commission said. "(...) We can only achieve this in a united and coordinated framework, which should include Romania and Bulgaria", according to the EC press release. (more...)
Trump waives shipping restrictions to speed help to Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

The Jones Act requires that all goods shipped between US ports be carried by ships built by Americans and operated by Americans. "We're thinking about that", Trump told reporters when asked about lifting the Jones Act restrictions on Wednesday. (more...)
Accused Leaker Reality Winner Stuffed NSA Report in Her Pantyhose Accused Leaker Reality Winner Stuffed NSA Report in Her Pantyhose
- September 28, 2017

After they put pressure on victor saying she was the leading suspect behind the leak, an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent asked how she got the document out of the office. In her interview, victor suggested that in addition to her frustration over Fox News airing at her office, she was upset with her job situation. "NSA Georgia was the only job I could get", victor told her interviewers, adding that she wanted to be a Pashto linguist at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. (more...)
Investigators In Delphi Murder Case Notified Of Colorado Arestee Investigators In Delphi Murder Case Notified Of Colorado Arestee
- September 28, 2017

Indiana State Police was notified of his arrest and is looking into Nations' involvement in the death of two teens in New Delphi, Ind. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office stated police in IN have requested no further information be released to the public. (more...)