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Supreme Court Hands Trump Another Travel Ban Win

Supreme Court Hands Trump Another Travel Ban Win The travel ban, which blocks travelers Iran , Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the US for 90 days following its implementation, has been the subject of much legal wrangling, and now no fewer than three orders from the Supreme Court . [Full Article...]

U.S. silent as ethnic cleansing continues in Myanmar

U.S. silent as ethnic cleansing continues in Myanmar Some 370,000 Rohingyas have crossed the border with Bangladesh since violence broke out last month. Whole villages have been burned down. A Bangladesh minister said the government had chose to create a huge new camp on almost 2,000 acres of land near an existing United Nations facility, where new arrivals will be registered and given aid. [Full Article...]

Power companies scramble to restore electricity for hundreds of thousands in Georgia

Many people have been without power since yesterday. As of 7 a.m. Wednesday, Georgia Power reported almost 345,000 of its customers were still affected. That's down from a combined 2 million outages at the height of the storm. The last Colquitt EMC report updated at 9 p.m. Tuesday reported 15,000 outages in its several South Georgia counties. [Full Article...]

Remembering Sept. 11, 2001: America under attack

Remembering Sept. 11, 2001: America under attack They also rang out to mark other significant timings during that destructive day in 2001, including the moment the south tower collapsed in NY. Almost a thousand people - relatives, friends and even foreign tourists - gathered on Monday at the site, with many holding pictures and carrying names of their loved ones who perished in the two horrifying attacks carried out by terrorists 16 years ago.... [Full Article...]

Trump woos Democrats on tax overhaul at White House dinner

The momentum toward deficit-financed tax cuts runs counter to the longtime promises from top Capitol Hill leaders that this year's effort to rewrite the tax code wouldn't add to the government's $20 trillion-plus national debt. "I'm not going to do that to them", Manchin said. House Speaker Paul Ryan said last week that the goal for the corporate rate is "to be at or below the industrial wor... [Full Article...]

Irma death toll rises to at least 12 in US

Irma death toll rises to at least 12 in US At least seven storm-related deaths been reported in Florida , Georgia and SC, according to local officials. "Men in hard hats are attractive!" said one of the women, obviously just joking with the Wisconsin men, but also making it clear that she would like it if they would get the power turned back on at her house. [Full Article...]

Juncker calls for European finance minister

Juncker calls for European finance minister Robin Walker , MP for Worcester, said he was pleased to see the bill progress to this key milestone and argued it was an important way of keeping the rules and laws from Britain's time in the European Union in the statute book. It's not the future of Europe . Brexit Britain will be the best country in the world to do maritime business with due to more trade opportunities, more jobs and more... [Full Article...]

China supports UN Security Council resolution on DPRK

The Security Council has unanimously agreed to impose tighter sanctions on North Korea ( DPRK ), imposing limits on oil exports, banning the country's textile imports and access to gas liquids, and more closely inspecting cargo ships going in and out of its ports. [Full Article...]

Hamas 'would axe key body to promote Palestinian unity'

Hamas 'would axe key body to promote Palestinian unity' More so, the statement said that the head of the Hamas political bureau, Haniyeh, and a number of members of the office at home and overseas, met with the Egyptian intelligence chief, stressing "Hamas' keenness on the security and stability of the Arab Republic of Egypt and not allowing the use of the Gaza Strip in any way to harm the security of Egypt". [Full Article...]

Trump downplays new United Nations sanctions on N. Korea

Trump downplays new United Nations sanctions on N. Korea But on Monday, the U.N. Security Council adopted a watered down version of the USA proposals with caps on North Korea's oil imports and a ban on textile exports . would have to pay a "due price" for it. Geng Shuang, spokesman of China's Foreign Ministry, said in a statement that the latest resolution "reflected the common position of its members to safeguard the peace and stability of the Kor... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho says Nemanja Matic is the best he's worked with

Jose Mourinho says Nemanja Matic is the best he's worked with Stoke are a good team, so it was hard, but we managed to get a point. That's quite the claim given the calibre of players Mourinho has worked with, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Wesley Sneijder, among others. In a match Chelsea ended up losing to Southampton , Matic was introduced as a second-half substitute only to be withdrawn 28 minutes later, an embarrassing thi... [Full Article...]

New North Korea sanctions will totally, maybe work

New North Korea sanctions will totally, maybe work The United States and its allies argue that tougher sanctions will pile pressure on the regime of Kim Jong-Un to negotiate an end to its weapons programme but experts are sceptical about whether they will curb Pyongyang's nuclear drive. [Full Article...]

Former Georgian President Saakashvili Forces His Way Into Ukraine

Former Georgian President Saakashvili Forces His Way Into Ukraine Ukraine is fed up with the old corrupt political class. Under the Ukrainian law, Saakashvili could face up to 5 years in prison if convicted, police said earlier. Saakashvili divides opinion in Ukraine, which is at war with Russia-backed rebels in its east. The hate campaign against journalists and opposition politicians in Ukraine runs counter to the basic principles of a democratic state, ... [Full Article...]

Shraddha Kapoor gets special treatment from Prabhas and team Saaho

Shraddha Kapoor gets special treatment from Prabhas and team Saaho While on the sets, Shraddha indulged into some lip smacking Hyderabadi delicacies. Prabhas is going all out to make Shraddha Kapoor comfortable like a true gentleman. Saaho , which is an ambitious hi-tech action drama, will show Prabhas in a badass avatar. An image of the food preparations believed to have been brought by Prabhas for Shraddha has surfaced online. [Full Article...]

Taiwan braces for Typhoon Talim, issues warning to ships, airlines

Taiwan braces for Typhoon Talim, issues warning to ships, airlines Typhoon Talim is expected to hit north and northeast parts of Taiwan hardest Wednesday into Thursday, with heavy rains and strong winds with a maximum wind speed of 33m/s, and radius of 15m/s 180km, according to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau . [Full Article...]

BJP Corporator Allegedly Rapes 27-year-old Woman From Thane, Booked

BJP Corporator Allegedly Rapes 27-year-old Woman From Thane, Booked A Times of India report published on Monday said the woman had accused Gaikwad of hiding the fact that he had a wife and promising to Wednesday her. Soon after the allegations were leveled, the coporator told the media that the woman was an extortionist who had demanded Rs 10 lakh and filed a case after he refused to pay up. [Full Article...]

High School Teacher Grades Students As 'Nerd' and 'Fruitcake'

High School Teacher Grades Students As 'Nerd' and 'Fruitcake' Some questions were: "Ever been kissed while in a reclining position?" The statement from the Weber School District said officials were unaware of the questionnaire, though it was hosted on a district web portal prior to Monday afternoon, and are looking into the matter. [Full Article...]

This striking image from space captures the monstrous scale of Hurricane Irma

This striking image from space captures the monstrous scale of Hurricane Irma Miguel Angel Yunes, Governor of Veracruz confirmed today the beginning of evacuation close to a million people at risk due to the hurricane's arrival. The U.S. Virgin Islands are also experiencing severe weather. "Little motion is expected in the next day or so", it said. NHC noted that unsafe storm surge will raise water levels by as much as 5 to 7 feet above normal tide levels near and to ... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma thrashes Florida

Hurricane Irma thrashes Florida Authorities also struggled to clear the single highway connecting the string of islands to the mainland. After slamming the Florida peninsula on September 10 as a Category 4 hurricane with 130 miles per hour winds, Irma continued to move north throughout the Sunshine State, causing millions of power outages along the way before becoming a tropical depression late Monday. [Full Article...]

United Nations approves watered-down new sanctions against North Korea

United Nations approves watered-down new sanctions against North Korea North Korea's reaction came a day after the 15-member Security Council unanimously adopted the resolution toughening sanctions against it over what it has described as a successful test of a hydrogen bomb that can be mounted on an intercontinental ballistic missile. [Full Article...]


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