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Trump lifts Jones Act for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Trump lifts Jones Act for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

Rubio, who visited the island Monday, said the most pressing concern for Puerto Rico was not just funneling aid to the island but establishing a logistical authority for the supply chain and recovery efforts. Department of Energy said. "The relief effort is under control", Duke said. With act waived , supplies would make it to the island quicker. Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert said the Defense Department is in charge of a lot but not everything. (more...)
Rep. Louie Gohmert calls for Sen. John McCain's recall Rep. Louie Gohmert calls for Sen. John McCain's recall
- September 29, 2017

But those attempts came to a crashing, and potentially fatal, halt Tuesday when McConnell conceded defeat in the effort to pass the Graham-Cassidy bill. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy , R-La. "He's earned that right". " John McCain , distributing a video that showed the Arizona Republican on board with the mission in the past". (more...)
ICE arrests almost 450 illegal immigrants in sanctuary city raids ICE arrests almost 450 illegal immigrants in sanctuary city raids
- September 29, 2017

The raid, referred to as "Operation "Safe City" in a news release , spanned four days in cities through the US, and ended Wednesday. The operation targeted people who have violated USA immigration laws, specifically fugitives, people who re-entered the country after deportation and those with criminal convictions, pending criminal charges or known gang affiliation, according to ICE. (more...)
Travel ban to North Korea not affecting Malaysians - Matta Travel ban to North Korea not affecting Malaysians - Matta
- September 29, 2017

According to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Malaysia, the ban on travel to North Korea will be revised as soon as the situation normalizes. It is not now clear whether they will be affected by this travel ban. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has for the third time postponed Malaysia's AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 qualifiers match with North Korea, which was supposed to have been played in Pyongyang next month. (more...)
South Korea: Taking military helm will scare the North South Korea: Taking military helm will scare the North
- September 29, 2017

Malaysia said on Thursday all its citizens are banned from travelling to North Korea until further notice due to escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The leaders also confirmed their commitment to the full implementation of sanctions resolutions by the United Nations Security Council. "As for the comments related to the deployment from the end of the year, it can be understood as the South and the US reach a deal quickly through close consultation considering the grave security ... (more...)
North Korea has just released this absolutely bonkers propaganda video North Korea has just released this absolutely bonkers propaganda video
- September 29, 2017

The latest escalation in the war of words between the nations came two days after US Air Force bombers, escorted by fighter jets, flew over waters east of North Korea on Saturday. National Security Office (NSO) chief Chung Eui-yong reported to lawmakers on Wednesday that the USA had promised to "expand the rotational deployment of the strategic assets around the Korean peninsula". (more...)
Rauner Signs Bill Ensuring Abortion Access In Illinois Rauner Signs Bill Ensuring Abortion Access In Illinois
- September 29, 2017

And I have not and never will change my views". State GOP chairman Tim Schneider said he was "frustrated and saddened" by Rauner's decision to sign the bill. The legislation, which takes effect immediately, also removes language in state law that could criminalize abortion if Roe v. Wade is ever overturned. (more...)
Forget Salman Khan's marriage; he is all set to become a father Forget Salman Khan's marriage; he is all set to become a father
- September 29, 2017

There is no answer when one question is thrown at Bigg Boss host Salman Khan - when are you planning to marry? The actor, who is all set to turn 52 this December, has maintained a safe distance from marriage as he feels he is not husband material. (more...)
Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital
- September 29, 2017

Abadi ordered the halt to flights serving airports in Iraqi Kurdistan in retaliation for the independence referendum held on Monday in defiance of Baghdad which reportedly delivered a 92.73 "yes" vote. She said: "We have consulates, global staff, worldwide companies, so it's going to affect everyone". It said its monitors were barred from entering polling stations. (more...)
Iraqi Kurds facing isolation after independence vote Iraqi Kurds facing isolation after independence vote
- September 29, 2017

It has raised fears of unrest and the possibility of a military confrontation involving the Kurds, who are key allies in internationally-backed offensives against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group. Turkey, which is home to the region's largest Kurdish population, is battling a three-decade Kurdish insurgency in its southeast, which borders northern Iraq . (more...)
As Sean Hannity's guest As Sean Hannity's guest
- September 29, 2017

During the lengthy interview, O'Reilly and Hannity discussed a number of topics, including President Trump's war with the National Football League, the supposed bias of the establishment media and O'Reilly's new " Killing England " book. (more...)
Congressman Higgins Issues Statement on GOP Tax Reform Framework Congressman Higgins Issues Statement on GOP Tax Reform Framework
- September 29, 2017

It is too complicated for individuals and families, punishes small businesses for investing to expand or create jobs, and puts USA companies at a disadvantage on the global stage. Of course, that comes at a price, and the price is the loss of credits and other deductions. Notably, PIA will be closely monitoring any attempts to eliminate or reduce the deduction of the cost of advertising as an ordinary business expense and will work the over 100 bipartisan U.S. (more...)
Paul Ryan Is Very Happy With Trump's Racism and Despotism Paul Ryan Is Very Happy With Trump's Racism and Despotism
- September 29, 2017

Trump has come under criticism that his administration responded too slowly to the growing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, where Hurricane Maria knocked out power to virtually the entire island. Hurricane Maria has left millions of USA citizens in Puerto Rico without food, water and housing. House Speaker Paul Ryan told workers at a Pennsylvania factory Thursday that Republicans' tax-overhaul plan will help mid-sized manufacturers buy more equipment and increase wages by letting ... (more...)
Supreme Court chief vows judiciary reform Supreme Court chief vows judiciary reform
- September 29, 2017

Retirement rumours in June proved premature, but Justice Kennedy, who is 81, has told clerkship applicants he may not hire a full team for the 2018-19 term. If the court finds for Mr Phillips, calligraphers, florists, photographers and tailors who reject gay marriage may earn a licence to discriminate as well. (more...)
U.S. stock market opens higher ahead of Trump tax reform U.S. stock market opens higher ahead of Trump tax reform
- September 29, 2017

The hawkish rate sentiment helped fuel S&P 500 financial shares, which gained 1.3 percent. In contrast, Japan's Nikkei .N225 rose 0.55 percent, taking cues from gains on Wall Street, where the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 0.25 percent while the S&P 500 .SPX gained 0.41 percent. (more...)
Rupert Resources Ltd (RUP.V) Shares Moving On Volume
- September 29, 2017

Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on C. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of Credit Suisse Group AG from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 4th. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This article was posted by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune. Morgan Stanley raised its holdings in Credit Suisse Group by 265.7% in the 1st quarter. (more...)
For Dreamers Struggling to Afford DACA Renewals, Help Appears For Dreamers Struggling to Afford DACA Renewals, Help Appears
- September 29, 2017

The program has enabled undocumented people living in the U.S.to get work permits, social security numbers, apply for loans, and make large investments such as in cars or houses. That poll was taken after President Trump announced he is phasing out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a federal program that afforded some protections to those immigrants, and he gave Congress six months to come up with a replacement. (more...)
Miranda Lambert bringing 'Livin' Like Hippies' 2018 tour to Oklahoma City Miranda Lambert bringing 'Livin' Like Hippies' 2018 tour to Oklahoma City
- September 29, 2017

The Texas native released " The Weight of These Wings ", a double album, in November, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart. The latter earned Lambert a Grammy Award for Best Country Album. Jon Pardi and The Steel Woods will also perform at the concert. Penn State student ticket pre-sale starts at noon on Thursday, Oct. 5 in the HUB, offering $25 off the $59.75 seats, or $34.75 per ticket. (more...)
NOAA: 50% Chance New Tropical Cyclone Forms Over Florida NOAA: 50% Chance New Tropical Cyclone Forms Over Florida
- September 29, 2017

Our rain chance is slightly higher at 30%. The National Hurricane Center began tracking a new weather system just south of Cuba on Wednesday afternoon that, even if it doesn't form into a tropical storm, is likely to dump heavy rain on areas still recovering from Hurricane Irma . (more...)
USA says no need for Puerto Rico shipping waiver USA says no need for Puerto Rico shipping waiver
- September 29, 2017

The government has given varying statements on the Jones Act in recent days. However, in the wake of brutal storms, the government has occasionally issued temporary waivers to allow the use of cheaper, tax free or more readily available foreign-flagged ships. (more...)

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