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Saban 'disappointed' in Alabama mistakes in win over WKU
- September 12, 2016

Alabama Crimson Tide will keep their No.1 ranking next week thanks in large part to Jalen Hurts and Nick Saban. They outshout Alabama six to one through the opening minutes, but as the theme of the game would be, missed every scoring opportunity. (more...)
Bangladesh factory blast, fire kills 14
- September 12, 2016

Bangladesh factory inspector general Syed Ahmed said an investigation would occur into the cause of Saturday's accident. "The Eid is ruined for our family", a wailing mid-aged woman whose husband died in the accident told a TV channel. Garments are a vital sector for Bangladesh and its low wages and duty-free access to Western markets have helped make it the world's second-largest apparel exporter after China. (more...)
UN Security Council slams DPRK's nuke test
- September 12, 2016

Several resolutions issued by the United Nations , couldn't stop the nuclear tests, the global community must unite to stave off reckless acts by the regime of Kim Jong Un. In its statement announcing the underground test, North Korea expressed anger at the "racket of threat and sanctions. kicked up by the US-led hostile forces" to deny a "sovereign state's exercise of the right to self-defence". (more...)
UK Police Say Armed Men Occupy Sikh Temple in England UK Police Say Armed Men Occupy Sikh Temple in England
- September 12, 2016

Police say officers and religious leaders are inside "to negotiate a peaceful resolution". The police said they are treating the incident as one of "aggravated trespass". They were keen to stress that the current situation not be treated as a terrorist incident. The Sikh community has reacted furiously and are now organizing protests at local police stations to highlight the completely disproportionate response to the peaceful protesters, who were sat cross-legged meditating. (more...)
Trump to make 2nd Ohio campaign appearance this week Trump to make 2nd Ohio campaign appearance this week
- September 12, 2016

Kaine points to God and what he calls the handsome diversity of the human family and says he believes "we're supposed to celebrate it, not challenge it". After stepping in it - or half stepping in it - Clinton struck the right balance in a second statement. "Hillary Clinton's low opinion of the people that support this campaign should be denounced in the strongest possible terms", said Mike Pence, the governor of in and Trump's running mate. (more...)
Syria: US, Turkey plan assault on ISIS
- September 12, 2016

Numerous dead were women and children who ventured out into the market to buy supplies for Eid al-Adha, the Muslim holiday that begins on Monday just as the ceasefire is due to come into force. "We hope this will be the beginning of the end of the civilians' ordeal", HNC member Bassma Kodmani said. "This all creates the necessary conditions for resumption of the political process, which has been stalling for a long time", Lavrov said. (more...)
North Korea says won't submit to United States nuclear 'blackmail' North Korea says won't submit to United States nuclear 'blackmail'
- September 12, 2016

South Korea's president said the detonation, which Seoul estimated was the North's biggest in explosive yield, was an act of "fanatic recklessness" and a sign that leader Kim Jong Un "is spiralling out of control". highly laughable". According to him, the country faces a number of challenges: natural disasters led to a shortage of food, and worldwide sanctions resulted in the foreign exchange deficit. (more...)
Ansari rejoices at Mother Teresa's canonisation
- September 11, 2016

The Vatican brought in a team of some 20 pizza bakers, complete with three mobile ovens, to churn out thick-crusted Neapolitan pizzas for the guests in the spirit of the Albanian nun who devoted her life to serving the "poorest of the poor". (more...)
Hajj Yatra: Nearly 1.5 million people embark on holy pilgrimage in Saudi Hajj Yatra: Nearly 1.5 million people embark on holy pilgrimage in Saudi
- September 11, 2016

The head of Iran's Hajj Organisation accused Saudi Arabia on Friday of deliberately barring Iranians from the pilgrimage and refusing to discuss security measures despite last year's deadly stampede. He repeated his demands that Saudi Arabia's ruling Al Saud family properly investigate the disaster or allow an global commission to do so, and that someone other than the Saudis be put in charge of administering the hajj . (more...)
Iraq mall attack death toll lowered to 10 Iraq mall attack death toll lowered to 10
- September 11, 2016

The explosions - one believed to have been caused by a vehicle bomb in the mall's parking garage and the second by a suicide bomber at the mall's entrance - happened just before midnight on Friday. Shops are likely to have been open late in anticipation of next week's Eis al-Adha celebrations. ISIS released a statement on its media wing Amaq, and on pro-ISIS social media accounts to claim the responsibility of the attacks. (more...)
Turkish tanks cross into Syria in 'new phase' against IS
- September 11, 2016

In a press statement late Saturday, Turkey's military said the FSA took control of 10 villages from IS, adding that the Turkish army struck 20 IS targets. Ankara sees the YPG and PYD as offshoots of its home-grown Kurdistan Workers' Party, which was labeled as a terror group by Turkey, the United States and the European Union for its decades-old armed struggle for autonomy in southeastern Turkey. (more...)
Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike against prison conditions Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike against prison conditions
- September 11, 2016

She also complained of being subjected to "high-tech bulling" in the form of "constant, deliberate and overzealous administrative scrutiny by prison and military officials". "I will not physically resist or in any way harm another person". Until I am shown dignity and respect as a human again, I shall endure this pain before me. (more...)
United States sanctions on North Kora ineffective: Journalist
- September 11, 2016

North Korea conducted the nuclear test on Friday, saying it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile. North Korea's latest nuclear test triggered diplomatic aftershocks in Asia - and a growing concern that the volatile regime in Pyongyang may pose the first big test for the next US president. (more...)
John Hinckley Jr. released from hospital
- September 11, 2016

Hinckley had already been visiting for long stretches as he prepared for life outside the hospital. He'll have to follow a lot of rules while in Williamsburg, but his longtime lawyer Barry Levine says he thinks Hinckley will be a "citizen about whom we can all be proud". (more...)
No. 9 Georgia survives scare by Nicholls No. 9 Georgia survives scare by Nicholls
- September 11, 2016

Smart said Monday Holyfield nearly was cleared to play against North Carolina and will receive more practice reps this week in anticipation of playing against Nicholls (0-0). Then, Nicholls State quarterback Devin Powell coughed up the football, as he was hit hard from his blind side by Georgia's Aaron Davis. The Bulldogs' rally continued on Lorenzo Carter's 24-yard fumble return for a score. (more...)
DPRK's fifth nuclear test draws rebuke DPRK's fifth nuclear test draws rebuke
- September 11, 2016

The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) on Friday activated a contingency plan following a suspected nuclear test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). The nuclear warhead test was "part of practical countermeasures" to the threat from the United States, the statement said, adding that the DPRK would take further measures to "bolster the country's nuke power in quality and quantity" so as to protect itself from US threats. (more...)
Syrian opposition hopes Russia-US deal will aid civilians
- September 11, 2016

The United States and Russian Federation announced a deal Saturday that would establish a nationwide cease-fire starting on Monday, followed a week later by an new military partnership targeting Islamic State and al-Qaida militants as well as the establishment of new limits on the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad forces. (more...)
ITT Technical Institute closing all campuses
- September 11, 2016

ITT Technical Institute has closed all of its campuses , affecting thousands of students across the country and many here in western Virginia. On August 26, the U.S. Shortly thereafter, the state of California imposed a separate statewide ban affecting all new enrollments at ITT Tech, including students paying with GI Bill funds or with cash. (more...)
Hermine spins away from East Coast, batters shore with waves
- September 11, 2016

East Coast on Sunday, removing the threat of heavy rain but maintaining enough power to keep beaches at risk for unsafe waves and currents - and off-limits to disappointed swimmers and surfers during the holiday weekend. "Don't think that nothing is going to happen, because something is going to happen". Dominion Virginia Power said crews were working to restore power to about 5,000 customers in North Carolina and 1,500 customers in southeast Virginia. (more...)
Race intensifies between Trump and Clinton in battleground states
- September 11, 2016

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee will soon be opening offices in Texas, stoking Democrats' long-shot hopes of making the Lone Star State competitive in the presidential election. Trump, speaking on Friday at the conservative Value Voters summit in Washington , painted Clinton as a "massive failure" while she was America's top diplomat from 2009 to early 2013, blaming her for the current turmoil in the Middle East. (more...)
Syrian state TV says Israeli air force attacks army post inside Syria Syrian state TV says Israeli air force attacks army post inside Syria
- September 11, 2016

A rocket struck the Israeli side of the Golan Heights on Saturday, the IDF said, but did not cause any injuries. According to an Israeli army spokesman, there were no reported injuries or damage. The area is close to where fighting in Syria's civil war is taking place. A 2014 IDF statement said its forces "have experienced combat in the region, both from targeted strikes and errant fire". (more...)
#LaueringtheBar: Matt Lauer Takes Media Criticism Over Clinton-Trump Forum Moderation #LaueringtheBar: Matt Lauer Takes Media Criticism Over Clinton-Trump Forum Moderation
- September 11, 2016

Citing figures prepared by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, Trump called for a Navy with 350 ships and submarines, a Marine Corps with 36 battalions, and an Air Force with more fighter aircraft. Clinton's campaign released its massive fundraising figures last week. Trump said in a tweet . On Wednesday, he also lifted the ban on reporters from some outlets covering his events. (more...)
Clinton blasts Trump's comments on military generals, Putin Clinton blasts Trump's comments on military generals, Putin
- September 10, 2016

Speaking in Laos, Mr Obama said that with every word spoken by Mr Trump it becomes clearer that he isn't qualified for the White House. Lauer's main miss, it seemed, was not to press Mr Trump when he said he had not supported the war in Iraq. (more...)
Top Syrian rebel Abu Omar Sarakeb killed in airstrike near Aleppo Top Syrian rebel Abu Omar Sarakeb killed in airstrike near Aleppo
- September 10, 2016

He fought against US troops during the occupation in 2003 before travelling to Syria, where he became a key commander in the former al-Nusra Front, which later became Fatah al-Sham after breaking ties with al-Qaida. "Today, they rejoice for the killing. and then they will cry much when Allah will overpower them, with His permission, with affliction of the worst torment by the soldiers of Abu Muhammad and his brothers", the statement said. (more...)
American Rapper, Desiigner arrested for drugs, intent to sell and loaded gun American Rapper, Desiigner arrested for drugs, intent to sell and loaded gun
- September 10, 2016

A short time after the incident was reported, NYPD located Desiigner's SUV and searched for this alleged gun. All five were arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of drugs with intent to sell. (more...)

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