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Ravi Shankar Prasad slams online trolls over Gauri Lankesh's murder

Ravi Shankar Prasad slams online trolls over Gauri Lankesh's murder Lankesh, 55, was shot dead by three unidentified men who fired seven bullets at her when she returned home from her office in the city. Police have said it is too early to comment on a possible motive for the killing. "The CM further has said that three police teams have been formed to investigate and nab the culprits". According to the Committee to Protect Journalists , at least 27 journalists h... [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan apologise for 'highly offensive' propaganda leaflet

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan apologise for 'highly offensive' propaganda leaflet They showed a passage of the Quran superimposed over the image of a dog - considered unclean by many Muslims. "The people in the villages are angry about it but so far we have had no reports of any demonstrations". Monday's incident highlights one of the challenges that faces Western forces - consisting mostly of non-Muslims - in the deeply conservative country. [Full Article...]

Air Transat sending 10 planes to Dominican Republic ahead of hurricane Irma

Air Transat sending 10 planes to Dominican Republic ahead of hurricane Irma Hurricane Irma early yesterday roared into the Caribbean with record-setting force, shaking people in their homes on the islands of Antigua and Barbuda on a path toward Puerto Rico and possibly Florida by the weekend. The carrier said it expects to make further changes to its schedule as the storm progresses. It is thought that the most unsafe winds near the eye will pass over the north... [Full Article...]

Gov. McMaster declares State of Emergency

Gov. McMaster declares State of Emergency The executive order enables all state agencies to coordinate resources in preparation for Hurricane Irma, which is now a category five hurricane, according to a news release issued by the governor's office. "It is important that families and individuals in vulnerable areas use that time to review safety plans in case they are needed". "Hurricane Irma is a risky storm and its projected path could p... [Full Article...]

Heitkamp, Cramer plan to join Trump in North Dakota

Heitkamp, Cramer plan to join Trump in North Dakota While some members of the GOP in Congress have signaled their support for a bipartisan bill, such as House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers , others will find it hard to spurn their populist base which supports the president's cruel immigration proposals. [Full Article...]

Tyson to build new chicken facility to match demand

Tyson to build new chicken facility to match demand Production is scheduled to begin in mid-2019 at the plant, which will supply retail customers throughout the country with tray-packed, fresh chicken. Tyson's new plant has a planned processing capacity of 1.25 million birds/wk. Tyson Foods said it would work with local farmers and ranchers to raise the birds. "We were never given any information about this because our state commissioners and our... [Full Article...]

Pregnant woman claims she was denied service because of baby bump

Pregnant woman claims she was denied service because of baby bump Temperatures took off to 86C in Marysville on Sunday. Charisha asked if she was serious, and she told her that she was and she couldn't be in there. "I think that says everybody pretty much agrees - I wasn't out of bounds or out of line in any way". [Full Article...]

Diego Costa's loss is Alvaro Morata's Spain gain — Chelsea

Diego Costa's loss is Alvaro Morata's Spain gain — Chelsea The 31-year-old tonight scored an absolute peach of a free kick against Liechtenstein to take his tally to 33 for Spain . Macedonia pulled off a surprise 1-0 victory at Israel but is still three points behind it in fifth place. Spain's last loss in World Cup qualifying was in November 1993. 53' GOAL! Liechtenstein 0-6 Spain: Morata gets his second goal of the night, controlling a... [Full Article...]

Henry Cuellar said Dreamer program will cause 'civil war' for Republicans

Henry Cuellar said Dreamer program will cause 'civil war' for Republicans A decision they interpret as not welcoming Hispanics, according to RNC's " GOP autopsy" following the 2012 election. "If Hispanic Americans perceive that a GOP nominee or candidate does not want them in the United States (i.e. Majority Democrats in the United States say they believe President Donald Trump has not done enough regarding relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, while most ... [Full Article...]

From Aileen to Winifred - Met Éireann announces 2017/18 storm names

From Aileen to Winifred - Met Éireann announces 2017/18 storm names The Met Office has revealed the names which will be allocated to any storms that hit Britain in 2017/18. The gender of the first storm alternates each year, with a male name kicking off the 2016-17 season and a female the previous year. The scheme aims to raise awareness of severe weather, and prompt people to take action to prevent harm to themselves and their property. The 2017/18 season na... [Full Article...]

Labour set to order MPs to vote against Brexit repeal bill

Labour set to order MPs to vote against Brexit repeal bill Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will tell his MPs to vote against the Brexit Bill at the conclusion of its second reading next week over concerns it hands too much power to the government. Labour will vote against the Brexit repeal bill unless it is amended, saying the legislation allows ministers to "grab power from Parliament". The bill will involve extensive use of " Henry VIII powers ", wh... [Full Article...]

Defiant Melania heads to Texas in snakeskin pumps

Defiant Melania heads to Texas in snakeskin pumps While the first lady showed that she can do her duty in style, some netizens were not happy to see her flaunt her costly fashion sense in the middle of a crisis. Melania Trump wearing snakeskin stiletto pumps as she prepares to walk up the steps of Air Force One. However, fashion hounds and even those not interested in fashion will be checking for photos of Melania's shoes on Saturday for the lar... [Full Article...]

What is DACA? AG Jeff Sessions 'Dreamer' announcement

What is DACA? AG Jeff Sessions 'Dreamer' announcement The program was started by the Obama Administration back in 2012 and was meant to protect 800,000 children of immigrants who are now at risk of being deported. President Trump has signaled he wants to end the program but vowed any changes to DACA would be made "with heart". "Such an open-ended circumvention of immigration laws was an unconstitutional use of authority by the executive branch"... [Full Article...]

Siena poll: Voters oppose permits for Nazi rallies, back Confederate statues

Siena poll: Voters oppose permits for Nazi rallies, back Confederate statues Meanwhile, in the aftermath of a recent hate rally in Charlottesville, Va., that left a woman dead and other injured, NY voters by a 49% to 45% margin believe white nationalists and neo-Nazis should not be allowed permits to hold rallies in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Labour set to oppose Tories' "power grabbing" Brexit bill

Labour set to oppose Tories' But opponents of the Bill warn it also gives the government excessive so-called Henry VIII powers to change laws without parliamentary scrutiny. "This power-grab Bill would do the opposite". "Starting the new parliamentary session with the Withdrawal Bill shows that it is now the job of all MPs, including my former colleagues on the Stronger In campaign, to respect the will of the people and g... [Full Article...]

House to vote on Hurricane Harvey relief aid

An additional $450 million would help finance disaster loans to small businesses through the Small Business Association. John Cornyn said he is "open" to adding an increase in the debt ceiling to a bill to provide immediate emergency aid to hurricane-ravaged Texas and Louisiana that is expected to move through the House and Senate this week. [Full Article...]

Grim reality in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Grim reality in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey She said people with employer-provided coverage should also contact the company's health plan administrator or human resources department. Numerous thousands who fled their homes during the storm may no longer have access to prescription drugs or medical equipment or be able see their family doctor or specialist. [Full Article...]

FEMA chief: Harvey a 'wake-up call' for state, local officials

FEMA chief: Harvey a 'wake-up call' for state, local officials Gallery Furniture, one of several furniture stores in the city run by local businessman Jim Mc Ingvale, also opened its doors to stranded residents during the height of the crisis. Their website actually has two Harvey funds set up that you can donate to. The mayor is now ordering those people to leave. "We can not let that happen again so I'm afraid that means that residents need to leave their h... [Full Article...]

Narduzzi puts Pitt players on mute as Penn State looms

Narduzzi puts Pitt players on mute as Penn State looms Franklin asked. "I mean, if we didn't play well, and I said, 'Well, yeah, we didn't prepare as hard this week because we've got this game next week that's a big game?' I don't get it". That isn't something many teams could say in the opening week of the 2017 college football season including Texas, Micigan, Florida State and Wyoming. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Calls For Russia to Sue US Over Diplomatic Spat

Vladimir Putin Calls For Russia to Sue US Over Diplomatic Spat Let us see how effectively the vaunted United States judicial system works", Putin said. Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the US government will face justice for its closure of the Russian consulate in San Francisco and a handful of other diplomatic facilities on USA soil. [Full Article...]


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