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Viral photo of Florida officers draws wild response

Viral photo of Florida officers draws wild response Two days later, the department had to update their post after receiving more than 110,000 comments, over 280,000 likes and more than 170,000 shares - all asking about the relationship status of the three officers, or demanding they release a calender. [Full Article...]

Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico

Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico The National Hurricane Center says Irma made landfall on the Camaguey Archipelago of Cuba late Friday and has maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour. Irma's core slammed Barbuda early Wednesday before moving over St. Martin and Anguilla and parts of the British Virgin Islands. Meanwhile, the USA is still recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey , which made landfal... [Full Article...]

OU defensive lineman Amani Bledsoe sues NCAA over PED suspension

OU defensive lineman Amani Bledsoe sues NCAA over PED suspension In it, Bledsoe asks for the restoration of one year of eligibility, reimbursement for costs and attorney's fees. Bledsoe, a sophomore from Lawrence, Kan., filed the lawsuit in Cleveland Country, where the University of Oklahoma is, on August 24. [Full Article...]

Miami police share pic of Hurricane Irma looters in jail

Miami police share pic of Hurricane Irma looters in jail Irma, then a Category 2, began to break apart after making landfall as the highest gusts in Lee County were 89 miles per hour, recorded at Southwest Florida International Airport. Gusts of 142 miles per hour were reported at the Naples Airport. Tampa is braced for a potentially life-threatening storm surge as Hurricane Irma moves up through the state of Florida. [Full Article...]

Trump to preside over his 1st 9/11 ceremony as president

Trump to preside over his 1st 9/11 ceremony as president Rob Fazio has attended the ground zero ceremony each year since 9/11 - his father, Ronald Carl Fazio, was among the victims. Family members of those who died in the attacks then read the names of their loved ones and the other victims. A resurfaced September 11, 2001 interview with Donald Trump reveals the then-real estate mogul boasting about the fact that his building had become the tallest ... [Full Article...]

Pyongyang warns USA of its 'greatest pain'

The final resolution was the result of "tactical calls " to "get strong results" and get everyone on the Security Council on board, the official added. "As long as we have Kim Jong Un , we'll survive". Even if China and Russian Federation do fully enforce the latest sanctions, there's still considerable doubt about whether the stranglehold will force Kim to rethink the development of North Ko... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom proposes maintaining security cooperation with European Union post-Brexit

United Kingdom proposes maintaining security cooperation with European Union post-Brexit Ahead of the United Kingdom security paper's release, the Lib Dems said the government's pursuit of an "extreme" Brexit threatened to leave the United Kingdom "isolated on the world stage". And Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said the UK's role in the continent's defence had "never been more vital". Along with France, it is also the only permanent member of the UN Security Council and... [Full Article...]

Turkey signs landmark Russian weapons deal

Turkey signs landmark Russian weapons deal This transfer, amount in which is still unknown, is Turkey's first Russian high-tech military equipment purchase, a non-NATO supplier, prompting fears of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member nations. Kozhin told Russia's state-owned TASS news agency that all aspects of the deal "strictly comply with our strategic interests". He added that Russian Federation finds the reaction of some wester... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh slams Myanmar for human rights atrocities

Bangladesh slams Myanmar for human rights atrocities They have lived in Myanmar's Rakhine State for centuries but have suffered and repressed under Burmese government. The Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority, have faced decades of persecution in Myanmar, where they are regarded as illegal immigrants. [Full Article...]

Trump reaches out to Democrats on tax reform, DACA and more

Trump reaches out to Democrats on tax reform, DACA and more Ask Republicans how to turn things around and they will intone, "Tax cuts". In July, she was at a White House meeting with Ivanka Trump on paid family leave; in June, she was in a meeting with presidential adviser Jared Kushner on tech infrastructure. [Full Article...]

UN Security Council Approves New Sanctions Against North Korea

UN Security Council Approves New Sanctions Against North Korea Haley noted that the council was meeting on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. Lawmakers who spoke Tuesday supported the USA pressure tactics, while voicing skepticism that North Korea could be forced into abandon nuclear weapons it regards as a guarantee of survival for the Kim dynasty. [Full Article...]

Rohingya Muslims Flee Ethnic Cleansing by Myanmar's Military

Rohingya Muslims Flee Ethnic Cleansing by Myanmar's Military The Rohingya comprise some 1.1 million people who have long complained of persecution and are seen by many in Buddhist-majority Myanmar as illegal migrants from Bangladesh. Now, she's becoming the face of a genocide. "So, we make sure that all the people in our country are entitled to protection of their rights as well as, the right to, and not just political but social and humanitarian defe... [Full Article...]

Hendrix College Among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

Hendrix College Among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges The school is ranked 71 among the 233 liberal arts colleges assessed and first among liberal arts colleges in the state of MI. To earn a listing, a school must receive at least seven nominations. - And on the list of the best national liberal arts colleges , F&M tied for 39th place out of 233 schools. The universities also tie for 141 on the first tier of national liberal arts colleges list, publ... [Full Article...]

Satyarthi starts 'war' against child abuse

Satyarthi starts 'war' against child abuse When the problem of abuse becomes a "moral epidemic", the society can not simply tolerate it, but has to act, he said, adding if the society keeps on hiding the problem, it would become much worse. The yatra is aimed at increasing awareness and reporting of the cases, strengthening institutional response including medical assistance and compensations, ensuring protection for the victim and the wit... [Full Article...]

Yankees beat Rays on Mets' home field

Robertson took over as Yankees closer in 2014 following Mariano Rivera's retirement, and then left as a free agent to sign a $64 million, four-year deal with Chicago where he had 84 saves in 2 1/2 seasons. "I kind of felt like that was the game in a sense right there", Girardi said. He has a WHIP of 1.17 with 134 strikeouts in 139 1/3 innings. "It was kind of what we expected, to be quite honest... [Full Article...]

US Warns China, Russia To Comply On NKorea Sanctions

US Warns China, Russia To Comply On NKorea Sanctions That would amount to a 10-percent cut in oil products , according to the US Energy Information Administration, which estimates annual exports to North Korea at almost 2.2 million barrels. "We are not looking for war". Certainly not more sanctions or ill-advised tweets! North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Command of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in an unknown loc... [Full Article...]

America Must Manage North Korea, Not Destroy It

America Must Manage North Korea, Not Destroy It Several US military vehicles, including trucks carrying payloads covered in black sheets that appeared to be launchers, had been seen heading toward the site. However, the main provider of the North's oil, China, is likely to oppose such a restriction in the U.N. Security Council, where it wields a veto as it fears a regime collapse on its border. [Full Article...]

State Senate approves $3 billion Foxconn incentive package

State Senate approves $3 billion Foxconn incentive package A recent analysis by the Legislature's nonpartisan fiscal bureau estimated it would take 25 years for state coffers to realize a return on the tax credits. "Today, we sent a message not just to Foxconn, but every other manufacturer of cutting-edge technology - Wisconsin should be your new home", Wangaard said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Russell Westbrook inks 10-year extension with Jordan Brand

Russell Westbrook inks 10-year extension with Jordan Brand Oklahoma City Thunder guard and reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Russell Westbrook might be notching triple-doubles easily all season long, but he forgot to bring his A-game when he faced Jimmy Fallon...in NBA Jam . DePaula described said shoe as " unlike anything that Jordan Brand brand has done before ". Just after agreeing to the extension, Westbrook and Jordan embarked on a multicity, rap... [Full Article...]

Get the facts on Equifax and other credit reporting agencies

Get the facts on Equifax and other credit reporting agencies With more information and details on you and your accounts, identity thieves are more likely to be successful in opening accounts in your name. If you don't want the fox to guard the chicken coop, a free membership to MoneyTips includes a credit monitoring service at no charge. [Full Article...]


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