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Turkey: Iraq's Kurds will pay 'price' for independence vote

Turkey: Iraq's Kurds will pay 'price' for independence vote This resolution came upon a request by Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al Gaafari during the Arab League ministerial meeting, Gamal noted. On Wednesday, Iraqi Kurdistan leader Masud Barzani said he would continue the preparations for the referendum scheduled for September 25 despite the Iraqi Parliament's decision to reject it. [Full Article...]

Education Secretary DeVos set to visit IN on Friday

Education Secretary DeVos set to visit IN on Friday IN is the final stop on DeVos' four-day, six-state tour, during which she has sought out niche schools and programs that offer specific services, primarily outside of the mainstream public school environment. "Her tour is created to rethink schools". So far, she has visited schools in Wyoming, Colorado and Nebraska. After word spread about DeVos' statement, Arne Duncan who was the Secretary of E... [Full Article...]

The new £10 note featuring Jane Austen has gone into circulation today

The new £10 note featuring Jane Austen has gone into circulation today But the Bank of England has confirmed that a number of cash machines around the United Kingdom will have the notes. Britons should find that they stop receiving the old note in cash points and in change during this time. The Bank of England hasn't specified where exactly the new notes will first appear but they will start to filter into circulation through ATMs, banks and businesses. [Full Article...]

Catalan Independence Referendum Website Shut Down by Barcelona Court's Order

Catalan Independence Referendum Website Shut Down by Barcelona Court's Order Barcelona mayor Ana Colau, who opposes secession but supports a vote, says she wants to help arrange the referendum but will not do so without assurances that she and her staff would be acting legally. It argues that Spain's 1978 Constitution stipulates that regional governments can not call an independence referendum . Like Kurds, the people of Catalan are eagerly waiting the referendum date. [Full Article...]

Pak. SC accepts Sharif kin's plea against ouster

Pak. SC accepts Sharif kin's plea against ouster According to informed sources, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz and and his son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar have been subpoenaed in line with London flats reference on September 19; the same day on which Sharif and his sons would turn up before the court in Al Aziza Steel Mills and Flagship Company Ltd references. [Full Article...]

PREP ROUNDUP: Grundy volleyball stays flawless with win over Graham

PREP ROUNDUP: Grundy volleyball stays flawless with win over Graham Ironmen tie: Normal Community and Urbana played to a 0-0 standoff in a Big 12 battle at Normal. Annapolis is now 0-2. Carlee Gibson topped Lauren Shaw (6-3, 6-2) at No. Kendahl Davenport had 10 kills and two blocks. Olympia tops Prairie Central: Dani Litwiller and Kalli Terrell had five kills each for Olympia in a 25-18, 25-14 home win over Prairie Central. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma victims get IRS reprieve

Hurricane Irma victims get IRS reprieve The hurricanes have caused extensive damage in the U.S. and the Caribbean and disrupted deliveries in Florida, Texas and Tennessee. The CVS Health Foundation will donate $50,000 to the Florida Disaster Fund, and it will match employee donations to the CVS Health Employee Relief Fund up to $25,000. [Full Article...]

Has Sean Spicer seen President Trump naked? Jimmy Kimmel finds out

Has Sean Spicer seen President Trump naked? Jimmy Kimmel finds out He was replaced as press secretary by Sarah Sanders and less than two weeks later, Scaramucci himself resigned. "And then you have to march out there and go, 'Yeah, he had a bigger crowd, everybody!'" Kimmel said jokingly. "You can look at a set of facts and come out with one opinion, but someone else can say the facts are the same here and I come out with a different conclusion", Spicer said. [Full Article...]

CPM expels controversial Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee

CPM expels controversial Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee The MP also said that Salim had bagged a place in the party's highest body exclusively because it has a quota for Muslims, and accused the politburo member and his son of spearheadi. The West Bengal state secretariat invoked a section of the party constitution which says: "In exceptional circumstances party committees in their discretion may resort to summary procedure in expelling members for gra... [Full Article...]

Car Hits Falling Tree During Georgia Storm

Car Hits Falling Tree During Georgia Storm In a shocking dash cam video from Spalding County, the driver of a vehicle was right behind another when he watched it drive right into the path of a falling tree. Head told WXIA that he'd been following her for a while when the tree started to fall. "I thought, 'This is the end". It's unknown what Baxter did immediately following that close call, but if she's like me, then odds are she imme... [Full Article...]

Another Vic council dumps Australia Day

Another Vic council dumps Australia Day Late on Wednesday, the Moreland City Council, which is in Melbourne's inner north, voted 7-4 to end all official national day celebrations, claiming that January 26 is not a day for celebrations for all Australians. "The Government absolutely rejects the extreme and divisive nature of the discussion Greens and Socialist Councillors are promoting", Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Prot... [Full Article...]

22 people drowned as boat capsizes in Yamuna river

22 people drowned as boat capsizes in Yamuna river They managed to rescue over 12 people who have been rushed to the hospital. On getting the information, police reached the spot and started the rescue operation. Rescue operations are now underway with a team of NDRF on the spot. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the next of the kin of the deceased. [Full Article...]

Myanmar's Suu Kyi cancels trip to United Nations amid Rohingya criticism

Myanmar's Suu Kyi cancels trip to United Nations amid Rohingya criticism In addition to condemning the attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army - the Rohingya militia responsible for the August 25 incident - Guterres urged Myanmar's authorities to suspend military action and called for the government to grant nationality, or at least a legal status, to the Muslims in Rakhine. [Full Article...]

TD Asset Management Inc. Increases Position in Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (FRGI)

TD Asset Management Inc. Increases Position in Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (FRGI) It has outperformed by 13.97% the S&P500. TWOHIG PAUL E also bought $108,050 worth of Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ: FRGI ) shares. Therefore 11% are positive. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Limited has 11,605 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc . owns, operates and franchises two fast-casual restaurant brands, Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana thro... [Full Article...]

Stop use of pellet firing shotguns in J&K: Amnesty to government

Stop use of pellet firing shotguns in J&K: Amnesty to government The discussion was part of an event where Amnesty International released a report-"Losing Sight in Kashmir - The Impact of Pellet-Firing Shotguns". "We were told that the government understands that the damage caused by pellets is disproportionate", he said. [Full Article...]

Fire warnings issued for most of NSW

Fire warnings issued for most of NSW As of this morning, the Rural Fire Service had reported 70 fires burning across the state, and 20 of them are yet to be contained. RFS spokesperson James Morris said a number of crews were at the location trying to contain the blaze which so far had burnt out about five hectares of bushland. [Full Article...]

Mike Flynn's son is subject of federal Russian Federation probe

Mike Flynn's son is subject of federal Russian Federation probe Citing four current and former USA officials, NBC said it was unclear when the probe into Michael Flynn Jr. began. Flynn's son has consistently brushed aside reports about congressional and federal investigations into both Russia's 2016 dealings and his father as "fake news". [Full Article...]

South Korea confirms traces of radioactive gas from North Korea nuclear test

South Korea confirms traces of radioactive gas from North Korea nuclear test Inoki, who returned from a visit to North Korea earlier this week, told a news conference in Tokyo on Wednesday that Japan, as the world's only country to have been attacked by atomic bombs, should stay more neutral and mediate between the US and North Korea. [Full Article...]

Riding out Hurricane Irma in Key West, Florida

Riding out Hurricane Irma in Key West, Florida There's power lines down all over the place. Stations without electricity can not pump gas. President Donald Trump , Vice President Mike Pence and their respective spouses are expected to travel to Florida on Thursday after Hurricane Irma swept through the state this weekend, resulting in deaths of at least 12 people in the United States. [Full Article...]

AMBER Alert canceled for TN infant kidnapped by father

AMBER Alert canceled for TN infant kidnapped by father Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation canceled an AMBER Alert for a 3-month old baby boy shortly after it was issued. The TBI says the infant at the center of an AMBER Alert has been found Wednesday evening. "Jerry Roysden is 6'0" tall and weighs about 170 pounds. Officials do not know what Roysden was wearing, or which direction he may be traveling. The father has an extensive vio... [Full Article...]


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