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Hurricane Maria strengthens into Category 3 storm, targets US Virgin Islands

Hurricane Maria strengthens into Category 3 storm, targets US Virgin Islands A tropical storm warning was issued for Antigua and Barbuda , Saba, St Eustatius and St Lucia . Hurricane Jose strengthened slightly yesterday as it headed up the eastern seaboard, with a threat of storm surges on Massachusetts' South Coast, while Tropical Storm Maria became a Category 1 hurricane, expected to hit the Leeward Islands today and become a major hurricane as it nears ... [Full Article...]

Top US security official targeted in covert attacks at Cuba embassy

Top US security official targeted in covert attacks at Cuba embassy It's a very serious issue with respect to the harm that certain individuals have suffered. "So, we decided to make this gesture and show the Cuban government and people that they are in our thoughts". The last reported incident was on August 21, according an official who spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity. Cuban leader Raul Castro reportedly offered a face-to-face assurance to USA emb... [Full Article...]

Immigration Activists Shout Down Nancy Pelosi Over Trump Dreamer Deal

The lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco alleges the move violated the constitutional rights of immigrants who lack legal status and provided information about themselves to the USA government so they could participate in the program. [Full Article...]

National Football League team values rise, Dallas Cowboys worth $4.8B

National Football League team values rise, Dallas Cowboys worth $4.8B The Chiefs are the 24th most valuable team in the NFL, Forbes says. Each NFL team received $244 million in national revenue past year, mostly from television deals. Much of that can be attributed to rights fees and new stadiums or stadium renovations. Working against National Football League team valuations, however, are sluggish TV ratings, which declined 8 percent last season , Forbes ... [Full Article...]

Moon and Trump discuss bolstering South's military

Moon and Trump discuss bolstering South's military Leader Kim Jong Un claimed his nuclear program is almost complete despite a series of sanctions by the UN Security Council and his final goal is to build "the equilibrium of real force" with the U.S. "This can not be a tax cut for the wealthiest among us", Heitkamp said. The United States often sends such high-tech, powerful aircraft in a show of force in times of heightened animosities with ... [Full Article...]

Fast facts: Sardar Sarovar Dam

Fast facts: Sardar Sarovar Dam Speaking on the occasion, he said the huge gathering shows the respect that people have for Maa Narmada. While the BJP has been accusing the Congress of being anti-Narmada dam , the latter has been claiming credit for major work on the project during its reign. [Full Article...]

Acid Attack on 4 US Students Not Seen as Terror Act

Acid Attack on 4 US Students Not Seen as Terror Act More details are awaited. She said there were no obvious indications that the woman's actions were terror-related. The prosecutor's office in the capital, which has responsibility for all terror-related cases in France, did not explain the reasoning behind the decision. [Full Article...]

Brexit: Boris Johnson accused of 'misusing' statistics

Brexit: Boris Johnson accused of 'misusing' statistics Figures published by the Office for National Statistics in April 2016 showed Britain's weekly net contribution to the European Union to be about 190 million pounds a week. "Yet again Boris' outright lying has been exposed by Britain's statistics watchdog", he said, adding: "The £350m figure was simply wrong during the referendum campaign, and it's wrong now". [Full Article...]

White House Denies Claim Trump Plans to Shift on Paris Climate Accord

White House Denies Claim Trump Plans to Shift on Paris Climate Accord China's special representative for climate change affairs, Xie Zhenhua, said that the world must press ahead with its Paris commitments. These include carbon dioxide generated from burning of fossil fuels that scientists blame for a warming planet, sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms. [Full Article...]

Police identify Parsons Green terrorism suspect from CCTV - Sky sources

Police identify Parsons Green terrorism suspect from CCTV - Sky sources The London bomb exploded on a packed train during morning rush hour Friday, leaving at least 29 people injured. The teenager was arrested in the coastal town of Dover, about 130kms from London. "The travel ban into the United States should be far larger, tougher and more specific-but stupidly, that would not be politically correct!" "We must take a global stand against violence and terrorism... [Full Article...]

Australia kicks off weeks-long same-sex marriage ballot

Australia kicks off weeks-long same-sex marriage ballot The laws - which are expected to attract bipartisan support from the government and the main Labor opposition party - will apply to advertising, leaflets or behaviour during the campaign period, the Herald added. Marriage, over a long period of time in many cultures has been about a man and women committing to each other and has been seen as the ideal option for raising children. [Full Article...]

Concerned with Sam Bradford's knee, Vikings promote practice squad QB

Concerned with Sam Bradford's knee, Vikings promote practice squad QB After playing in all 16 games in 2012, he suffered a torn left ACL in the seventh game of the 2013 season and re-injured the same ligament the following preseason and did not play again until 2015. Sloter, an undrafted rookie from Northern Colorado, was signed September 4 to the practice squad after being waived two days earlier by Denver. The Vikings initially signed Sloter to a practice-squa... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin Crashes 35% In China

Bitcoin Crashes 35% In China All trading exchanges must by midnight of September 15 publish a notice to make clear when they will stop all cryptocurrency trading and announce a stop to new user registrations. Digital currencies developed by authorities could be used for good, with the right regulation, he said. Any Chinese citizen traveling to the United States or Western Europe can easily purchase Bitcoin at any ... [Full Article...]

Slender Man stabbing victim says defendant obsessed

Slender Man stabbing victim says defendant obsessed Jurors watched parts of Weier's confession video in court yesterday, during which she admitted she convinced co-defendant Morgan Geyser to stab another young girl. The Slender Man is a fictional supernatural character. "I know now it's just teenagers who really like scaring people and making them believe false things", Weier told Waukesha Detective Michelle Trussoni, according to the Sentinel. [Full Article...]

Malaysia fire victims were to move out

Malaysia fire victims were to move out REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin Firefighters carry a body out of religious school Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah after a fire broke out in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia September 14, 2017. Seven people suffered injuries relating to the fire , while 11 who were rescued also escape harm from the flames. The blaze has sparked outrage and focused attention on religious schools in Malaysia, where many Muslims send... [Full Article...]

The Congress amount Trump to condemn the suprémacisme white

The Congress amount Trump to condemn the suprémacisme white At her daily briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders denied Scott criticized Trump's initial comments on Charlottesville. "I think especially in light of the advent of Antifa, if you look at what's going on there, you have some pretty bad dudes on the other side also and essentially that's what I said", Trump told reporters onboard Air Force One. [Full Article...]

NH Primary Source: Kobach walks back NH voter fraud 'proof' claim

NH Primary Source: Kobach walks back NH voter fraud 'proof' claim Mr. Kobach's claim led the state's all-Democratic congressional delegation to demand that Mr. Gardner resign, arguing that Mr. Kobach's unfounded accusations unmasked the sham nature of the commission. New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner, a Democrat who also serves as a member of the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity, criticized Kobach's Breitbart article. [Full Article...]

Abe-Modi Meet: Is Japan The New Russia For India?

Abe-Modi Meet: Is Japan The New Russia For India? Washington and Tokyo are making arrangements for U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Japan in early November, The Nikkei learned Wednesday. - The elaborate lattice work in the mosque is also the reason why the Indo-Islamic piece of art work is often referred to as the Sidi Saiyyed Ni Jali. [Full Article...]

EU President, Juncker outlines life after Brexit

EU President, Juncker outlines life after Brexit Pro-Brexit supporters argued before the EU referendum a year ago that closer defence cooperation between the bloc's member states was another sign of closer union, and on Tuesday the Veterans for Britain group said the paper was "a grave mistake". [Full Article...]

DHS Bans Federal Agencies From Using Kaspersky Security Products

DHS Bans Federal Agencies From Using Kaspersky Security Products The Department of Homeland Security issued the order on September 13 following growing criticism in Congress and elsewhere about the Moscow-based company's software products, which are widely used in the United States and elsewhere. office responsible for threat intelligence offerings to US government entities", the company says in a statement . Agencies in the executive branch are expected to ... [Full Article...]


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