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Florida State University Places Ban On Fraternities, Sororities Following Student's Death

Florida State University Places Ban On Fraternities, Sororities Following Student's Death FSU President Thrasher says the ban on Greek life will stay in place until there is a new culture in place for the organizations. Andrew Coffey was found dead Friday morning after an off-campus fraternity party Thursday night in Tallahassee. [Full Article...]

Anthony Weiner to Begin 21 Month Prison Sentence for Sexting Minor

Anthony Weiner to Begin 21 Month Prison Sentence for Sexting Minor He is sentenced to 21 to 27 months in prison after pleading guilty of sexting a 15-year-old girl. Once released, he will be subject to online supervision in addition to paying a $10,000 fine and must take part in a treatment program for sex offenders. [Full Article...]

Evra thanks 'real' Marseille fans after 'get out' banner

Evra thanks 'real' Marseille fans after 'get out' banner According to reports, reported by the Daily Mail, Marseille supporters were yelling "Leave the OM!" and "You suck!" The match made headlines long before the game started, though, after former Manchester United left back Evra was involved in a physical altercation with one of Marseille's travelling fans. [Full Article...]

Pentagon gives dire assessment of ground war with North Korea

Pentagon gives dire assessment of ground war with North Korea In a letter to lawmakers, the Pentagon said that a full discussion of USA capabilities to "counter North Korea's ability to respond with a nuclear weapon and to eliminate" its nuclear weapons located in underground sites is best suited for a classified briefing, the Washington Post reported. [Full Article...]

National Weather Service confirms 2 tornadoes in southern Indiana

National Weather Service confirms 2 tornadoes in southern Indiana According to the NWS, one tornado is thought to have been at least an EF-0 with 80 miles per hour winds, touching down just west of Salem. Schools in Celina will be closed on Monday due to the storm damage. The NWS surveys continue in southern in on Monday afternoon. A possible tornado in Mercer County, Ohio, damaged the roof of a building and downed wires, according to NWS. [Full Article...]

Gaffe by Boris Johnson could see jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's sentence doubled

Gaffe by Boris Johnson could see jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's sentence doubled A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesman said: 'Last week's remarks by the Foreign Secretary provide no justifiable basis on which to bring any additional charges against Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. Even more importantly, the UK Government should use all its influence to see that she's released as soon as possible and allowed to travel back to the UK with her daughter Gabriella". [Full Article...]

U.S. resumes visa services in Turkey on "limited basis"

The partial resumption of U.S. visa services in Turkey comes on the eve of a four-day visit to the U.S. by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim during which he is set to meet Vice President Mike Pence at the White House. Erdogan has said Brunson is "clearly linked" to Gulen, but the outgoing USA ambassador said last month he saw no merit in the charges against Brunson. [Full Article...]

Judge puts off removing ex-Trump aides Manafort, Gates from house arrest

Judge puts off removing ex-Trump aides Manafort, Gates from house arrest U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson did not make any rulings, though she did asked both parties last week to make pleadings on bail conditions prior to Monday's hearing. Last week, Manafort's lawyers Kevin Downing and Thomas Zehnle mounted their first counterattack against the federal charges, insisting in court filings that federal prosecutors had "embellished" the strength of their case. [Full Article...]

New tropical depression forms in Atlantic, could strengthen into tropical storm

New tropical depression forms in Atlantic, could strengthen into tropical storm It is expected to intensify later today, becoming Tropical Storm Rina , the 17th named storm of the season. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. However, it is unlikely to hit land and should edge by the United Kingdom on Thursday or Friday. The NHC forecasts the storm to lose is tropical characteristics on Thursday so the impact to the United Kingdom is likely to be minimal. [Full Article...]

Mugabe fires deputy Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa had been vice-president since 2014 when his predecessor, Joice Mujuru, was sacked for allegedly plotting to oust Mugabe. Addressing a press conference held by the party's spokesperson, Simon Khaya Moyo said Mnangangwa has been relieved of his vice presidency. [Full Article...]

Woman Who Flipped Off Trump Motorcade Loses Her Job

Woman Who Flipped Off Trump Motorcade Loses Her Job Her employer, government contractor Akima LLC , fired her after it said she had violated the company's social media policy by using the photo as her profile picture on Twitter and Facebook . "I think I gave money for clean water once, ' said Briskman, who also got semi-involved in the Woman's Day protest by standing outside the Central Intelligence Agency with a 'Not My President" sign. [Full Article...]

IS auto bomb attack kills at least 75 in Deir Ezzor

IS auto bomb attack kills at least 75 in Deir Ezzor The scale of the attack showed that despite losing vast swathes of territory it held in Iraq and Syria , the jihadist group is still capable of mounting deadly attacks. This was not the first attack attributed to ISIS against civilians fleeing the town of Deir Ezzor. US-backed forces subsequently drove the IS out of Mosul, it's the last stronghold in Iraq and the city of which Baghdadi declared... [Full Article...]

#Paradise Papers: BJP leaders Jayant Sinha and Ravindra Sinha named

#Paradise Papers: BJP leaders Jayant Sinha and Ravindra Sinha named The Indian Express has published the first of its investigative reports. According to the Indian Express , which is a partner of ICIJ, before Sinha was elected as an MP from Hazaribagh in 2014 he worked with Omidyar Network as its managing director in India. [Full Article...]

Ben Affleck: Justice League has Zack Snyder's DNA in it

Ben Affleck: Justice League has Zack Snyder's DNA in it Check out the clip below and watch Justice League in Philippine cinemas November 16. First there was the heavy criticism of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice put pressure on the movie. Producer Deborah Snyder (who is married to Zack Snyder) added that the movie, the characters are bigger than directors. "I think for us this whole thing is so bittersweet, because we had been working on this ... [Full Article...]

USA service member dead after Afghanistan operation

USA service member dead after Afghanistan operation It was the second death of a USA soldier in Logar Province in the past week. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group based at Fort Carson, Colo., Cribben is the second USA soldier to die in Logar Province within eight days. The Pentagon said it was not brought about by enemy fire. Up to Aug 23, 10 US service members had been killed in Afghanistan this year, according to figures pu... [Full Article...]

Trump, During Visit To Japan, Talks Trade And North Korea

Trump, During Visit To Japan, Talks Trade And North Korea Ahead of what his advisers called a grueling schedule of meetings and summits, the president got a chance to relax by playing golf Sunday afternoon with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan at Kasumigaseki Country Club. The United States has also complained about Japan's safeguard mechanism on USA frozen beef imports, which imposes higher tariffs if quarterly imports rise more than 17 percent fr... [Full Article...]

In Japan, Trump pushes new trade deal, mourns Texas shooting

In Japan, Trump pushes new trade deal, mourns Texas shooting McMaster said in a briefing on Thursday. Trump praised Japan for buying USA military hardware, which he said was the "best military equipment in the world", but added that "many millions of cars are sold by Japan into the United States, whereas virtually no cars go from the United States into Japan". [Full Article...]

Sen. Rand Paul Recovering from Brutal Attack Outside His Kentucky Home

Sen. Rand Paul Recovering from Brutal Attack Outside His Kentucky Home Stafford said Paul has five broken ribs, including three displaced fractures, which can lead to life-threatening injuries. State troopers arrived at Paul's home in Warren County on Friday afternoon in response to a report of an assault and arrested 59-year-old Rene Boucher, Kentucky State Police said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu signals Gaza militant bodies to be bargaining chips

The family of one of the dead soldiers has urged the government not to return the militants' bodies. The tunnel was in an area along the Gaza border with Israel which the latter has unilaterally declared as a "buffer zone" - a strip of land 300 meters deep along the Palestinian side of the border - and any Palestinian entering it can come under Israeli military fire. [Full Article...]

Australia rejects New Zealand's offer on refugees

Australia rejects New Zealand's offer on refugees Crowe also doubled down on his Twitter critics who accused him of being uninformed on the issue. The Australian Prime Minister again rebuffed a four-year-old offer to send refugees and asylum seekers from offshore detention centres to New Zealand when it was again offered by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday morning. [Full Article...]


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