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UK parl't committee slams former PM Cameron's Libya policy
- September 15, 2016

David Cameron's departure from the House of Commons brings to an end the saga of a politician who leaves behind an unfortunate legacy: the man who may have accidentally caused Britain to leave the EU. "The issue is - was there a strong case for regime change?" "We looked at how he chaired the National Security Council and [we found] there was no pause to assess", Blunt said. (more...)
Philippines Not Cutting Ties with Allies - Duterte
- September 15, 2016

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has seen a surge of drug users surrendering to the police in two months since he took office. Duterte, who made global headlines after calling President Barack Obama a " son of a bitch " at the ASEAN summit, said militant groups, such as Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines, see Americans as a target for kidnapping for ransom, Agence France-Presse reports . (more...)
Philippine leader rejects joint patrols, eyes China weapons
- September 15, 2016

More notoriously, Duterte preempted reports that the Obama administration planned to address the extrajudicial killings by calling President Obama a "son of a whore" (this almost a month after calling the us ambassador to the Philippines a "gay son of a whore"). (more...)
US to give Israel $US38b in military aid US to give Israel $US38b in military aid
- September 15, 2016

In the past, funding for Israel's missile defense was provided in addition to the existing military aid of the agreement. Israel is already the biggest single recipient of USA military aid from the State Department's foreign military financing budget, and also receives some direct support from Pentagon funds for specific projects. (more...)
Bill Clinton to leave board of foundation health project
- September 15, 2016

Clinton said she had gotten "dehydrated" at the ceremony in NY. The Clinton Health Access Initiative, founded by the Clinton Foundation in 2002 to battle AIDS and provide low-priced drugs to poor countries, will continue its work if Mrs. "Because of the way the disclosed information is selectively used". The move from the Clinton Health Access Initiative follows similar planning from the foundation to answer critics' concerns of potential conflicts of interests should Clinton become ... (more...)
Missouri lawmakers override veto of voter photo ID bill
- September 15, 2016

Within the bill, the "stand your ground" portion would allow someone to use lethal force without having to retreat. As a Democratic governor, overseeing a Republican General Assembly, he has been overridden 83 times combined in his past 7 sessions. (more...)
Obama Says Putin Is 'Donald Trump's Role Model' Obama Says Putin Is 'Donald Trump's Role Model'
- September 15, 2016

The letter released Wednesday by the campaign stated that Clinton underwent a chest scan that revealed she had "mild, non-contagious bacterial pneumonia", according to Clinton's physician, Dr. The 2015 health statement says the blood clot, also known as a thrombosis, that Clinton suffered between her brain and skull following a fainting spell and concussion in late 2012 is completely resolved. (more...)
US, Israel sign massive military aid deal; $38B, 10 years US, Israel sign massive military aid deal; $38B, 10 years
- September 15, 2016

The deal will represent the biggest pledge of US military assistance made to any country but also involves major concessions granted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to officials on both sides and USA congressional aides. (more...)
Man arrested in connection with fire at Orlando gunman's mosque
- September 15, 2016

He has been charged with arson, and his status as a "prison release re-offender" qualifies him for a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 30 years if convicted, authorities said. Tuesday a sheriff's spokesperson said they had only received eight tips from the public. Mateen pledged allegiance to the Daesh terror group on an emergency 911 call before being shot dead by police inside the club. (more...)
Gun rights, voting restrictions up for overrides in Missouri
- September 15, 2016

Within the bill, the "stand your ground" portion would allow someone to use lethal force without having to retreat. "Criminals don't abide by gun control laws, so denying law-abiding Missourians their constitutional right to self-protection doesn't keep criminals from committing crimes", she told The Associated Press. (more...)
Trump Foundation under investigation by NY attorney general
- September 15, 2016

Schneiderman, a supporter of Hillary Clinton, has insisted no political motivations were behind the Trump University inquiry and had not hesitated to discuss the case publicly. The wrongdoing in question involves a $25,000 donation made by the Trump Foundation to "And Justice For All" in September 2013. Bondi, who now backs Trump's presidential bid, ultimately declined to bring charges against the billionaire's for-profit education company. (more...)
Bill Clinton: 'Nothing More to Know' About Hillary's Health Bill Clinton: 'Nothing More to Know' About Hillary's Health
- September 15, 2016

The Clinton Foundation funds and operates a long list of worldwide health and climate change initiatives - including providing two-thirds of the world's HIV/AIDS treatment access. But Clinton also offered a robust defense of his charitable foundation. "If they did and it was inappropriate, I would say that was wrong, too". Subbing for a sick wife, former president Bill Clinton delivered a meandering, folksy speech in this presidential battleground state on Wednesday, arguing that Americans ... (more...)
Trump promises paid maternity leave for new moms
- September 15, 2016

Getting that modicum of coverage took a huge effort and an enormous coalition to overcome staunch Republican opposition, including two vetoes from President George H.W. Paid Family Leave Proposal: Secretary Clinton would create a new government program to provide up to 12 weeks of paid time off from work. Employees at Trump hotels in NY and Miami, as well as at the billionaire's luxury Mar-a-Lago estate and club, also told the news site that they are not eligible for eight weeks ... (more...)
Trump Talks to Russia-Backed Network Trump Talks to Russia-Backed Network
- September 15, 2016

With this one brief news conference, Clinton signaled loud and clear: I've done this before. The White House said it had no comment on Mr Trump's remarks. "We need a Commander-in-Chief committed to a bipartisan foreign policy, who can bring together top experts with deep experience to solve the toughest challenges". (more...)
New polls show Trump ahead of Clinton in 2 battleground states New polls show Trump ahead of Clinton in 2 battleground states
- September 15, 2016

About 53% see Trump as "strongly unfavorable" and 22% as "strongly favorable". Mexico's currency has repeatedly declined when Trump's election outlook improves because the economy is closely linked to the US and trade between the two countries has grown fivefold to more than $500 billion in goods annually since 1994. (more...)
Donald Trump in Phoenix: 'I Love the People of Arizona' Donald Trump in Phoenix: 'I Love the People of Arizona'
- September 15, 2016

Trump said after the meeting that he and Pena Nieto discussed the plan, but not Trump's assertion that Mexico will cover the cost. The proposal by Peter Navarro came as the Republican presidential candidate prompted a renewed furore over his immigration policy, with a speech that called for the immediate deportation of millions of undocumented workers and reignited his row with the Mexican government over border controls. (more...)
Cauvery row: Normalcy returns to Bengaluru, partial curfew in force
- September 15, 2016

Police gunfire killed one protester and injured another on Monday night after rampaging mobs set fire to dozens of buses, trucks and cars and attacked shops and businesses in Bangalore and other parts of the state. Though curfew was lifted, officials said prohibitory orders under section 144 of the CrPC will continue until further orders as a precautionary measure. (more...)
Johnson has no comment on Trump plan for paid leave Johnson has no comment on Trump plan for paid leave
- September 14, 2016

Trump is to lay out the plan in an evening speech in the Philadelphia suburb of Aston, Pennsylvania, his latest attempt to construct a policy framework that he would use for governing if elected over Democrat Hillary Clinton on November 8. It also advocates for the creation of dependent care savings accounts that would allow tax-deductible contributions to grow tax-free, which could be used for after school education tuition and other expenses. (more...)
US Army Corps of Engineers pauses construction on Dakota Access Pipeline
- September 14, 2016

The statement said that the case "highlighted the need for a serious discussion on whether there should be nationwide reform with respect to considering tribes' views on these types of infrastructure projects". The administration's eleventh-hour involvement - called historic and unprecedented - is a game-changer for the Sioux, which took the Army Corps of Engineers to court in July for using a general permitting system they say cuts American Indians out of the route-planning process ... (more...)
Two former Chris Christie allies will testify in Bridgegate trial Two former Chris Christie allies will testify in Bridgegate trial
- September 14, 2016

District Judge Susan Wigenton to bar prosecutors from arguing to jurors that the goal of the conspiracy was not only to punish Sokolich, but also to curry favor with Christie. The governor's office provided 90 pages of documents in response to the newspaper's request, but 56 of those pages were heavily redacted. Christie "flat-out lied" when he claimed that none of his senior staff were involved in the lane closures, according to Christina Genovese Renna, who worked in Christie's ... (more...)
Tupac Pop-Up Café Commemorates 20th Anniversary Of His Death Today Tupac Pop-Up Café Commemorates 20th Anniversary Of His Death Today
- September 14, 2016

The pop-up restaurant is inspired by notes Shakur took before his death drafting a logo and theme for a restaurant he planned to open. Located at the Fulton Mall in Fresno, diners will be able to try Tupac-inspired dishes like "Thug Passion" cake pops, (complete with buttercream frosting), "Mac-and-Cheeseburgers", a "California Love" chicken sandwich and Hennessey Apple Butter chicken wings. (more...)
US Supreme Court declines to restore early voting in Ohio US Supreme Court declines to restore early voting in Ohio
- September 14, 2016

But Democrats claim the change disproportionately burdens black voters and those who lean Democratic. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled in August that the golden-week cut still allows for "abundant" opportunities to vote within a 29-day early voting window. (more...)
Tech expert who set up Clinton's server ignores subpoena Tech expert who set up Clinton's server ignores subpoena
- September 14, 2016

Pagliano's lawyers responded early Tuesday, saying he would come to such a session but that he would again invoke his Fifth Amendment rights. They invoked their Fifth Amendment protection from self-incrimination to each question from lawmakers and Jason Chaffetz , the committee's Republican chairman, excused them out of what he called "respect" for their rights. (more...)
Stolen Big Rig Pursuit Ends in Arrest Stolen Big Rig Pursuit Ends in Arrest
- September 14, 2016

In addition to the CHP officers chasing the big-rig, officers were driving along city roads near the off-ramps in case the driver exited the freeway. A driver in a reportedly stolen semi-truck led officers on a freeway chase in Southern California on Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). (more...)
Syria cease-fire holding, with only minor violations
- September 14, 2016

A nervous calm appears to have descended on Syria on the first full day of a ceasefire, but aid has not yet been able to reach besieged populations. In comments widely disparaged by opposition supporters on social media, he seemed to indicate that Russian Federation and the United States would jointly approve future airstrikes carried out by the Syrian government. (more...)

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