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VENEZUELA: Country Rejects Travel Ban Decreed By Donald Trump
- September 29, 2017

The Trump administration says Venezuela's government has been uncooperative in verifying whether its citizens represent national security threats and says the travel restrictions target officials at agencies and ministries responsible for screening. (more...)
Liam Neeson Plans to Keep Making Action Movies Until He Dies Liam Neeson Plans to Keep Making Action Movies Until He Dies
- September 29, 2017

I'm going to be doing action movies until they bury me in the ground". It's hard to say whether Neeson's initial quote about hanging up his action career was overblown, simply because he has a legitimate point about what should be the cut-off point for actors when it comes to suspending an audience's disbelief. (more...)
US Senate Unanimously Confirms Huntsman As US Ambassador To Russia US Senate Unanimously Confirms Huntsman As US Ambassador To Russia
- September 29, 2017

The Senate also confirmed three other diplomatic positions by voice vote: John Bass, now the USA ambassador to Turkey, to be envoy to Afghanistan; career diplomat Justin Siberell to be ambassador to Bahrain and Wess Mitchell, a think-tank founder, to be Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs. (more...)
Why the Chuck Person charges are a federal matter & not NCAA violations Why the Chuck Person charges are a federal matter & not NCAA violations
- September 29, 2017

Adidas, a major global sportswear company, was accused of paying the families of high-school standouts to sign with two universities that had sponsorship deals. The coaches are charged with accepting bribes in exchange for steering athletes toward using the services of business executives including Jim Gatto, the head of sports marketing at Adidas, and Munish Sood, chief executive of financial advisory company Princeton Capital. (more...)
Education secretary faces largely silent protest at Harvard speech Education secretary faces largely silent protest at Harvard speech
- September 29, 2017

So we need to ensure that that policy and that framework is fair to all students - all students. She said the federal education agency was committed to ensuring that students are safe and learning. "The future of school choice does not begin with a new federal mandate from Washington", DeVos said. "If she listened more, I think she would hear that what people need is not what she thinks they need". (more...)
Twitter Reports 201 Fake Accounts Linked to Russia Twitter Reports 201 Fake Accounts Linked to Russia
- September 29, 2017

FILE- This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. " Russian government officials have denied they used social media sites to meddle in the US election and President Donald Trump has dismissed the allegations as part of a 'hoax". (more...)
White House Considering Puerto Rico Shipping Exemption White House Considering Puerto Rico Shipping Exemption
- September 29, 2017

But, he is not sure whether he should lift shipping restrictions to facilitate aid and recovery efforts on the Caribbean island - because, apparently, the mariners don't want him to. "It is unacceptable to force the people of Puerto Rico to pay at least twice as much for food, clean drinking water, supplies and infrastructure due to Jones Act requirements as they work to recover from this disaster", he continued. (more...)
Senate Intel Dem rips Twitter over 'deeply disappointing' briefing Senate Intel Dem rips Twitter over 'deeply disappointing' briefing
- September 29, 2017

Both panels have invited Twitter and Facebook to be interviewed in public this fall about the Russian influence campaign, but the companies have yet to accept. Twitter said it would continue to investigate. The requests are the latest move by congressional investigators to gain information from internet companies as they probe the extent of Moscow's alleged efforts to disrupt last year's US election. (more...)
Athletes, activists spar on kneeling national anthem protests Athletes, activists spar on kneeling national anthem protests
- September 29, 2017

The Cowboys (2-1), bouncing back from a 42-17 pummeling in Denver, began the game kneeling at midfield with owner Jerry Jones in a show of unity that followed widespread protests across the National Football League of critical comments by President Donald Trump over the weekend. (more...)
The Jones Act Could Be Hindering Puerto Rico's Recovery The Jones Act Could Be Hindering Puerto Rico's Recovery
- September 29, 2017

The officials said DHS can not issue a waiver due to increased shipping costs but must make the determination based on whether there are national-defense implications. "Lapan, though, makes clear that these specific factors have not been considered: "[DHS] has not done an analysis of the potential cost savings of waiving the Jones Act for Puerto Rico since that is not material to our decision-making". (more...)
Oklahoma House speaker calls for recess in special session Oklahoma House speaker calls for recess in special session
- September 29, 2017

Jon Echols, R-Oklahoma City, said Republicans are not willing to raise the gross production tax up to 5 percent. "We think that the embarrassment that happened at the feet of the Speaker today hopefully bodes well that a bipartisan agreement is on the horizon", said House Minority Leader Scott Inman, (D) District 94. (more...)
US Senate confirms Fargo trial judge to federal appeals court US Senate confirms Fargo trial judge to federal appeals court
- September 29, 2017

Circuit Court of Appeals, a federal court based in New Orleans known for fiercely conservative rulings. He's now a partner in the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and co-chair of the firm's Appellate and Constitutional Law practice group, according to its website. (more...)
Hurricanes Lee and Maria remnants to hit United Kingdom and Ireland Hurricanes Lee and Maria remnants to hit United Kingdom and Ireland
- September 29, 2017

The storm, which is moving across the North Atlantic on course for the United Kingdom, is expected to weaken as it leaves tropical waters but forecasters are still predicting strong winds and heavy rain to batter parts of the country. It is expected to continue weakening as it moves further east, and no coastal watches or warnings were associated with the storm at midday Thursday. (more...)
Trading Watch on Shares of AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS)
- September 29, 2017

Macquarie began coverage on AK Steel Holding Corporation in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Shikiar Asset Management Inc. now owns 62,500 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $411,000 after buying an additional 1,500 shares during the period. (more...)
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Wows Investors; Here's Why Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Wows Investors; Here's Why
- September 29, 2017

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 34.32% of the company's stock. Short traders are more bullish on shares of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc . The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $20.69 and a 200 day moving average price of $16.55. Zynerba Pharmaceuticals has a 12 month low of $5.80 and a 12 month high of $23.57. (more...)
IAEA chief to visit S. Korea to discuss N. Korean nuke issue IAEA chief to visit S. Korea to discuss N. Korean nuke issue
- September 29, 2017

Despite this, the IAEA has repeatedly insisted that Iran is in compliance with the nuclear deal, but in so doing it has not only ignored the issue of what remains unknown about possible military dimensions, but it has also ignored confirmed, if minor, violations of the JCPOA's limits on Iran's stockpiles of nuclear materials and nuclear byproducts. (more...)
Black Lives Matter movement can not be sued, United States judge rules Black Lives Matter movement can not be sued, United States judge rules
- September 29, 2017

A lawyer for the activist named in the lawsuit, DeRay Mckesson , said he was sorry the officer was injured. "'Dark Lives Matter, ' as a social development, can't be sued, in any case, correspondingly that a man can't conceivably sue other social developments, for example, the Civil Rights development, the LGBT rights development or the Tea Party development", Chief Judge Brian Jackson of a U.S District Court in Baton Rouge wrote in a 24-page administering. (more...)
Israel occupies just 2 percent of West Bank: US ambassador Israel occupies just 2 percent of West Bank: US ambassador
- September 29, 2017

Friedman explained that a new Israeli-Palestinian peace plan is in the works, and will be presented in the coming months. Friedman further asserted that Israel is "only occupying two percent of the West Bank". Nabil Shaath, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, responded in a video clip on Twitter that the U.S ambassador had displayed "absolute ignorance of facts of law and of the position of the United States". (more...)
Royana Singh; Banaras Hindu University's First Women Chief Proctor Royana Singh; Banaras Hindu University's First Women Chief Proctor
- September 29, 2017

Girls face eve teasing and groping on campus regularly. Under his "earn while learn" scheme, the VC also announced that senior physical education girl students will be appointment as women security personnel in the campus. "Having done so much, it will be insulting to go on leave two months before my tenure comes to an end. I will prefer quitting", he asserted. Royana Singh as its first woman chief proctor. (more...)
Steve Daines says Chinese cooperation is essential to controlling North Korea Steve Daines says Chinese cooperation is essential to controlling North Korea
- September 29, 2017

The escalating situation with North Korea's nuclear capability has been a source of criticism for President Trump and his team. Photo South Korean fighter jets during the ceremony on Thursday. The US now maintains some 28,500 American troops in South Korea as part of its joint defense commitment to its Asian ally. Mr. Moon has been more aggressive than his conservative predecessors about building up the South Korean military. (more...)

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