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Israel High Court strikes down ultra-orthodox draft law

Israel High Court strikes down ultra-orthodox draft law UTJ chairman and Health Minister Yaakov Litzman described the ruling as "the worst and most wretched decision in the history of awful decisions in the Jewish world", and that the judges were intent on restricting yeshiva students and " harming the most cherished aspect of haredi Judaism which is the holy yeshiva students whose Torah is their profession ". [Full Article...]

Florida residents emerge onto hurricane-scarred and flooded streets

Florida residents emerge onto hurricane-scarred and flooded streets Waterfront homes stand exposed after being damaged by Hurricane Irma , Sept. 12, 2017 in Marathon, Fla. Details about Irma's destruction, and the effort to recover from it, are still emerging. How many people in the dangerously exposed, low-lying islands defied evacuation orders and stayed behind was unclear. It's still not clear how many casualties Irma caused on the Keys. [Full Article...]

Mystery as monster sea creature washes up on beach after Hurricane Harvey

Mystery as monster sea creature washes up on beach after Hurricane Harvey Ms Desai, who is a part of the Audubon Society - a non-profit group dedicated to conservation, said she was seeing how extensively Hurricane Harvey had damaged the environemnt when she stumbled upon the creature. "This is the kind of thing that's ideal for Twitter - there are so many scientists and researchers on the platform and they're very willing to jump in and figure out things like this", sh... [Full Article...]

Pelosi, White House official say they're open to compromise on border security

Pelosi, White House official say they're open to compromise on border security He emphasized, however, a strong commitment to slashing the corporate tax rate, from the current rate of 39 percent to 15 percent, to make the United States more competitive internationally. Trump says as he begins the meeting that "More and more we're trying to work things out together". "We know what direction we're going in, and there's some language, but we're not prepared to disclose that y... [Full Article...]

Missing pregnant teacher found dead and suspect arrested for murder, police say

Missing pregnant teacher found dead and suspect arrested for murder, police say Wallen had last contacted family members by text message on September 4. Laura Wallen was last seen at her condo in Olney on the morning of Monday, Sept. "I pray that she's safe and that she comes back". "There's nothing we can't fix together". Circumstances surrounding her disappearance and death are still being investigated. [Full Article...]

USA voices concern over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

USA voices concern over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar For a while, global observers and the oppressed peoples of Myanmar alike have allowed themselves to hope that the worst had already passed, and that the future could be a better place. The government says it is targeting "terrorists", while refugees say the offensive aims to push Rohingya out of Myanmar. Boatloads of exhausted Rohingya continued to arrive in the Cox's Bazar region of neighbourin... [Full Article...]

Putney pusher: New CCTV images of jogger suspect released by police

Putney pusher: New CCTV images of jogger suspect released by police Police said the victim was put in "extreme danger" by the man's actions and credited the bus driver's "superb quick reactions" for managing to swerve around her in time. Police are now appealing for witnesses - including anyone who previously called to provide a name for the suspect - to call again with as much information as possible. [Full Article...]

North Korea condemns latest United Nations sanctions

North Korea condemns latest United Nations sanctions Under the sanctions - considered the toughest yet against Pyongyang - the annual export of oil and fuel products to the country would be cut from about 8.5 million barrels to two million. The resolution, passed after Washington toned down its original proposals to secure backing from China and Russian Federation, came just one month after the council banned exports of coal, lead and seafood in r... [Full Article...]

Just so you know, DACA hasn't actually ended . . . and probably never will

Just so you know, DACA hasn't actually ended . . . and probably never will After all, they didn't illegally cross the borders themselves, they were brought across at a young age and have practically no ties to their nations of origin. California Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates declined to comment. General Sessions' legal conclusion was that DACA "is vulnerable to the same legal and constitutional challenges that the courts recognized with respect to the DAP... [Full Article...]

More flexible approach needed on public sector pay, says UK PM May

More flexible approach needed on public sector pay, says UK PM May Unions made clear in their initial responses that the Government move fell well short of their aspirations. Frances O'Grady, general secretary of the British Trades Union Congress ( TUC ), has been pressuring the British Government to scrap the cap on pay, amid the rising cost of living. [Full Article...]

Former Psychiatric Patient Attacks 7 People in France

Former Psychiatric Patient Attacks 7 People in France A local police official says an unarmed man assaulted police officers in the southern French city of Toulouse. The man, believed to be in his 40s, assulted members of the public before throwing kicks and punches at police officers who tried to restrain him. [Full Article...]

Turkey signs Russian arms deal, in pivot from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Turkey signs Russian arms deal, in pivot from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation The purchase of the missile systems from a non-NATO supplier is raising concerns in the West over their technical compatibility with the alliance's equipment. Ankara has been angered by USA support for the PKK's Syrian offshoot YPG in the battle against Daesh in Syria. Turkey , whose relations with its allies have frayed in recent months, said it opted for the S-400 because Western companies ha... [Full Article...]

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch; Army retaliates strongly

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch; Army retaliates strongly Pakistani security forces on Wednesday unleashed heavy firing across the LoC, violating the ceasefire agreement between the two countries. Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

McDonald's Employee Gives Birth In Restaurant, Attempts To Flush Baby Down Toilet

McDonald's Employee Gives Birth In Restaurant, Attempts To Flush Baby Down Toilet Prosecutors said that Lockner originally told the co-worker that she was dealing with a heavy period. Lockner allegedly told officers that she did not realise she was pregnant and was "surprised" when she gave birth. She looked over the stall and allegedly saw a newborn baby face down in the toilet bowl with Lockner's hand on the baby's back. At around 10 p.m., her manager suggested she go home ... [Full Article...]

Customs Officers Arrested After Sexually Assaulting Coworkers At Airport

Customs Officers Arrested After Sexually Assaulting Coworkers At Airport The three men, Tito Catota, 38, of Newark, Parmenio Perez, 40, of Paterson, and Michael Papagni, 32, were arrested on Wednesday after allegedly assaulting two male colleagues at Newark Liberty International Airport, and were charged with forcibly assaulting, impeding, intimidating and interfering the men, the Associated Press reported. [Full Article...]

France says Turkish-Russia missile deal a sovereign decision

France says Turkish-Russia missile deal a sovereign decision Should we wait for you? "We are taking and will take all our measures on the security front". "A deposit has also been paid as far as I know", Erdogan told reporters upon his arrival from Kazakhstan on Sunday, Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper reported. [Full Article...]

Ryan murder: Two top officials arrested; SC intervenes

Ryan murder: Two top officials arrested; SC intervenes Saurav also told NewsX that Ashok had worked with him for past 4 to 5 months but did not show any symptoms of being a paedophile nor the school authorities or parents complained about him in this period. The angry parents have been attacking the management for the negligence. "When we inspected the water tank , two spectacles, balls, pens and pencils were found". [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton's new book includes a joke about Kelly Clarkson

Hillary Clinton's new book includes a joke about Kelly Clarkson In an interview to promote the book, Clinton admitted her decision to set up a private email server for official State Department business was a "dumb decision", but added the media coverage turned it into "a dumber scandal". "When we heard this Huma looked stricken", Clinton wrote in her election memoir What Happened , which became widely available Tuesday. "He could have called me up". [Full Article...]

Fifteen Marines Injured in Training Accident at Camp Pendleton

Fifteen Marines Injured in Training Accident at Camp Pendleton The land-based training accident happened at approximately 9:33 a.m. Wednesday, 1st Marine Division public affairs officer 1st Lt. Paul Gainey said. Despite the fact that the vehicle was inundated on fire, the majority of the Marines could get away. [Full Article...]

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Visits Caribbean

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Visits Caribbean Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said the British government "should have acted much faster", and those with relatives in hurricane-hit areas have said they have not been supported. "With the security situation deteriorating in numerous affected islands all British citizens should be considered vulnerable". Puerto Rico says it is one of the only Caribbean islands with the infrastructure to help t... [Full Article...]


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