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Folau refuses to back Wallabies' support for gay marriage

Folau refuses to back Wallabies' support for gay marriage One player took to Twitter to explain despite his love and respect for the community he 'will not support gay marriage'. Folau is believed to be the first high-profile sportsperson to have publicly announced their opposition to same-sex marriage. [Full Article...]

US gov't orders removal of Kaspersky IT products, cites Russia

US gov't orders removal of Kaspersky IT products, cites Russia Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke gave the agencies a timeline for complying with the directive. The DHS decision comes on the same day that Sen. In May, six United States intelligence and law enforcement chiefs were asked in a Senate hearing if they'd let their networks use Kaspersky software and they all said no. [Full Article...]

Georgia Power: Most Columbus residents should have electricity back soon

Georgia Power: Most Columbus residents should have electricity back soon Power has been restored to 590,000 Georgia Power customers across the state. As soon as weather permitted, EMC crews descended upon hardest hit areas to begin damage assessments followed by early stages of restoration work. Georgia Power monitored the path of Hurricane Irma for more than a week prior to the storm entering Georgia. She said Georgia Power has crews from Georgia, Alabama and MS w... [Full Article...]

Kremlin Says Russia Proposed Full Normalization With US After Trump's Election

Kremlin Says Russia Proposed Full Normalization With US After Trump's Election The document said that Russian Federation calls on the United States to complete the restoration of diplomatic and military communication channels, as well as the contacts between the intelligence services of the two countries. Officials at the White House and State Department declined to say who delivered the document but did not dispute its authenticity. Peskov told Russian news agencies tha... [Full Article...]

Barack Obama pens loving and moving tribute to Edith Windsor

Barack Obama pens loving and moving tribute to Edith Windsor She added that LGBTQ community will always love her to whom Windsor loved so much. Windsor took an early retirement at I.B.M.in 1975 and began a career as a gay rights activist. But federal law didn't recognize a marriage like theirs as valid - which meant that they were denied certain federal rights and benefits that other married couples enjoyed. [Full Article...]

Senate Rejects Attempt To Repeal 16-Year-Old War Authorization

Senate Rejects Attempt To Repeal 16-Year-Old War Authorization The opposition to Paul's amendment was bipartisan. Paul criticized his colleagues ahead of the vote, urging them to embrace their war-making responsibility instead of surrendering their power to the White House. The libertarian-leaning senator negotiated the vote by threatening to block other amendments to the critical defense authorization legislation without it. [Full Article...]

Santana Starts As Twins Wrap Up Series With Padres Tonight

Santana Starts As Twins Wrap Up Series With Padres Tonight But way more impressive than the total number of runs is the way they hung 'em up. The feat also means that the Padres pitchers have tied their own franchise record for most home runs given up in a single game. Jorge Polanco hit a two-run homer in the second. Rosario, Robbie Grossman and Ehire Adrianza all had two hits a piece. Kennys Vargas was really enjoying the offensive output in t... [Full Article...]

Egypt: 2 soldiers, 5 militants killed in Sinai shootout

Egypt: 2 soldiers, 5 militants killed in Sinai shootout He said two other militants were wounded, without providing further details. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media. North Sinai has been caught in a crossfire between Egypt's security forces and militants since the ouster of the former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. [Full Article...]

Texas Party Shooting: 8 Killed Because Ex-Wife Moving On With Life

Texas Party Shooting: 8 Killed Because Ex-Wife Moving On With Life Debbie Lane was in North Texas earlier this month helping her daughter arrange some new furniture to prepare for the party. Rushin says an officer found bodies in the yard and heard shots coming from inside the house. The couple were married on a Jamaican cruise in May 2011. All four were close friends from school. The status of the surviving victim is unknown, Rushin said. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson to visit Caribbean islands battered by Hurricane Irma

Boris Johnson to visit Caribbean islands battered by Hurricane Irma Puerto Rico suffered less damage, and as of Tuesday power had been restored to all but about 300,000 customers. This photo provided by the Dutch Defence Ministry shows a human chain of residents passing supplies provided by a Dutch soldier after Hurricane Irma roared through St. [Full Article...]

Traveling home on I-75 after evacuating? You'll want to read this

Traveling home on I-75 after evacuating? You'll want to read this Staff with the Florida Department of Transportation and the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles are monitoring the bridges that may be impacted by the flooding 24/7. The river will likely crest at historic levels, Florida Department of Transportation officials said. Rising floodwaters in the Santa Fe River threaten to close Interstate 75 north of Gainesville, the Florida Depar... [Full Article...]

Sierra Leone Agrees to Accept 27 Citizens Deported from US

Sierra Leone Agrees to Accept 27 Citizens Deported from US According to that section of the law, when a country denies or unreasonably delays accepting one of its nationals, the Secretary of Homeland Security may notify the Secretary of State. The embassy had discontinued issuing some visas for Cambodian foreign ministry employees above the rank of director general and their families, with limited exceptions, it said. [Full Article...]

Regulators Greenlight Measure to Ban Fracking in Delaware River Basin

Regulators Greenlight Measure to Ban Fracking in Delaware River Basin A regulatory commission that oversees water quality in the Delaware River and its tributaries is set to consider a permanent ban on natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing. The NRDC's Rob Friedman and Kimberly Ong note that by allowing processing and disposal of wastewater as well as water withdrawal, the proposed rulemaking "would be a step backwards from the existing moratorium, which pr... [Full Article...]

Smart: Since Notre Dame win, Fromm has gotten 'monkey off his back'

Smart: Since Notre Dame win, Fromm has gotten 'monkey off his back' That's why, when we get in that moment, our guys have to believe that their training has put them in a position to obviously make that block and be there for him". Still, it was another one-possession loss after seven of them last season. Irish head coach Brian Kelly discussed his team's offensive line, junior running back Dexter Williams and junior receiver Equanimeous St. [Full Article...]

At least three hurt in shooting at high school in Washington state

At least three hurt in shooting at high school in Washington state Multiple people were injured, and a person has been taken into custody, according to The Spokesman-Review. Our sources tell us there are injuries and a suspect is detained. Baxter also said, "I saw someone carrying a gurney into the elementary school but I didn't know why". Captain Craig Catton of the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office says the lockdown was only for a short period of time. [Full Article...]

Woman Picks Up Surprise Passenger on Her Commute

Woman Picks Up Surprise Passenger on Her Commute It was only when she got closer to work, while stopped at a traffic light, that a construction worker flagged her down and "notified me that there was in fact a coyote still embedded in my vehicle", Knox writes. The creature escaped with minimal injuries. No word on what the coyote did when he got home, but our guess is that he slammed a six-pack of Pabst and smoked every last cigarette that he ... [Full Article...]

1 dead and 2 shot in separate shootings in North St. Louis

He later showed up at Barnes Hospital where he died from his wounds. Her ex-boyfriend then arrived and shot the victim, police say. About an hour later, in the 2100 block of Adelaide, authorities were on the scene of a double shooting involving a 6-year-old boy. [Full Article...]

Carbon monoxide poisoning blamed for deaths of Irma victims in Florida

Carbon monoxide poisoning blamed for deaths of Irma victims in Florida These gasoline or diesel-powered engines produce Carbon Monoxide heavy exhaust when they create energy, which is toxic in high doses. A friend of the victims found a generator inside the house with the door slightly open, fire officials said. [Full Article...]

Mom of 3 in Central Park tree fall files $200 million lawsuit

Mom of 3 in Central Park tree fall files $200 million lawsuit Goldman is on bed rest since being released from the hospital last week, according to ABC7 , and must lay flat for the next two to three months due to a neck fracture. 'The conservancy employs tree crews seven days a week who regularly inspect and maintain Central Park's almost 20,000 trees according to industry standards. [Full Article...]

Boston Common Shooting Victim Remains in Critical Condition

Boston Common Shooting Victim Remains in Critical Condition Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said that all three were known to each other. The shooting was reported just before 7 p.m.in the area of the bandstand. "We need to tell these kids to smarten up". Emerson College, which is located near the Common, sent out an alert warning students and faculty about a shooting near campus. [Full Article...]


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