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Rosberg wins Italian GP after Hamilton's poor start
- September 05, 2016

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton equalled Ayrton Senna's pole record at Monza after finishing fastest in the Italian Grand Prix qualifying session on Saturday. "I don't know really what happened at the start". Thereafter Rosberg drove with the same precision he demonstrated last week in Belgium and was able to ease away on his soft Pirelli tyres as the supersoft-shod Ferraris of Vettel and Raikkonen led Bottas and Ricciardo at the end of the lap. (more...)
Indians vulnerable to zika virus
- September 05, 2016

In the last few weeks, it has sickened more than 100 people in Singapore and started spreading in Florida. Recognizing the impact that Zika virus disease and its consequences will have on weak health systems, the Committee also recommended that WHO provide appropriate guidance on effective surveillance and management of Zika virus disease in countries with high vulnerability, low capacity. (more...)
Junior doctors' strikes irresponsible, says Telford MP Lucy Allan
- September 05, 2016

Hospitals with just days to prepare before the five-day junior doctors' strike are now under added pressure over the news of more to come. In May, the two sides met for renewed talks at the conciliation service ACAS and brokered by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. (more...)
Indian premier offers loan, defense cooperation in Vietnam
- September 05, 2016

I am also happy to announce a new Defence Line of Credit for Vietnam of US$ Five Hundred million for facilitating deeper defence cooperation. Covering another strategic area, India and Vietnam signed an agreement on cyber security. "This thought had come to me", Mr Modi said in an interview to a private television news channel. "For Vietnam, with or without China, cooperating with an emerging power like India is beyond doubt of great value". (more...)
Victim's letter to resonate long after Turner's release
- September 05, 2016

He was freed from the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose, California, after serving three months. "I think it should have been a state prison sentence", said Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith. “As the Sheriff of Santa Clara County and a mother, I believe the interests of justice are best served by ensuring sexual predators are sent to prison as punishment for their crimes, ” Smith wrote. (more...)
Oklahoma orders shutdown of 35 wells after natural disaster Oklahoma orders shutdown of 35 wells after natural disaster
- September 04, 2016

Fallin also tweeted that state officials want structural engineers to look at building safety in the wake of the quake, which the U.S. Geological Society happened at 7:02 a.m. "This one felt more like a training wheel natural disaster". Underneath any of these urban areas, whether it's Stillwater, Cushing, Oklahoma City , Guthrie, these cities are not built to seismic standards. (more...)
Three dead after early morning crash in Danbury Three dead after early morning crash in Danbury
- September 04, 2016

The sheriff said "suspecting the driver was intoxicated, he turned on his emergency lights and siren in an attempt to pull the vehicle over; however, the driver failed to comply and accelerated". According to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, the accident occurred on Mill Plain Road, also known as Route 202. The drive and male passengers were killed on impact. (more...)
China, US formally enter landmark climate deal China, US formally enter landmark climate deal
- September 04, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama, who arrives in China later on Saturday, is also expected to announce his formal adoption of the climate agreement. "By formally joining the Paris agreement you have added powerful momentum" toward bringing the agreement into effect, he told the two leaders. (more...)
Rays rally to beat Blue Jays, Estrada 7-5
- September 04, 2016

There was a video tribute on the scoreboard for Toronto Of Melvin Upton Jr ., who played at Tropicana Field for the first time since his final game with Tampa Bay on October 3, 2012. "Really, really impressed with the way he competed and executed pitches". This also includes a (2-1, 4.57 ERA, 1.246 WHIP, 6.6 K/9) record over three starts this season. (more...)
Trump paid for Mexican president's lunch, humorist writes Trump paid for Mexican president's lunch, humorist writes
- September 04, 2016

Trump is trailing Clinton in opinion polls and the NY businessman's aides hoped the trip would make him look presidential and show he was willing to deal head-on with thorny issues such as relations with Mexico. The Republican presidential nominee told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham that there's "really quite a bit of softening " in his position. (more...)
Trump Campaign Unveils Its 'MAKE MEXICO GREAT AGAIN ALSO' Hat Trump Campaign Unveils Its 'MAKE MEXICO GREAT AGAIN ALSO' Hat
- September 04, 2016

Well, who's going to pay for it?" Seeking to end confusion over his aggressive but recently muddled language on immigration, Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to remove millions of people living in the country illegally if he becomes president. (more...)
What is the climate deal China and the U.S. have ratified?
- September 04, 2016

Alden Meyer, global director of the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the Paris agreement's detailed rules will likely take another year or two to finalize. "If G20 countries were to rid themselves of their reliance on coal, this would significantly impact their ability to increase their climate pledges and get their emissions trajectories on a below 2C pathway", said Niklas Hohne of the NewClimate Institute. (more...)
Mexican president's meeting with Trump could have ramifications at home Mexican president's meeting with Trump could have ramifications at home
- September 04, 2016

Trump "appeared presidential, was gracious to his Mexican hosts, and did not back down from his declared intention to build a wall and secure the U.S. What he did not mention was his promise to deport immediately the 11 million undocumented migrants living in the US. Since June 15, 2015, when Donald Trump rode down an escalator while Neil Young played in the background and announced his plans to become president of America, his most consistent attacks have been against Mexican immigrants. (more...)
Trump plans major ad buy after weeks of being out-spent
- September 04, 2016

The ad shows video of Trump's controversial pitch to black voters, in which the Republican candidate urges them to support him by asking, "What do you have to lose?" Clinton attacked him for his support from groups on the so-called "alt-right", a racially-charged element of the white, conservative electorate. (more...)
Stanford rapist Brock Turner released after three months Stanford rapist Brock Turner released after three months
- September 04, 2016

OH police said they are monitoring social media and tracking all threats against Turner. Another neighbor said a group of demonstrators left profane chalk messages on the sidewalk in front of Turner's house - graphic slurs young children might see. (more...)
Pakistani Christian neighborhood and courts shaken by deadly twin bombings Pakistani Christian neighborhood and courts shaken by deadly twin bombings
- September 04, 2016

Suicide bombers also attempted to attack a Christian neighborhood near Peshawar early Friday, but were killed by security forces. Police and security forces arrived at the scene after which an exchange of fire took place, resulting in the death of two terrorists whereas two attackers blew themselves up. (more...)
New Turkish tank incursion into Syria
- September 04, 2016

The Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army units have also been fighting US -backed Kurdish People's Protection Units or the YPG. Turkey on Saturday, September 3, sent more tanks into the northern Syrian village of al-Rai to fight Islamic State (ISIS) extremists, opening a new front after its intervention last month against the group , state media reported. (more...)
Samsung announces swap for Galaxy Note 7 with Galaxy S7 variants
- September 04, 2016

The South Korean company had 22%, ahead of Apple's 12%. "In response to recently reported cases of the new Galaxy Note7, we conducted a thorough investigation and found a battery cell issue", Samsung told Gizmodo . It will also refund the cost of Note 7-specific accessories. Retailing in the U.S.at around $850 per phone, the recall is a huge setback for the world's largest smartphone maker. (more...)
Dog named Romeo rescued from rubble 9 days after Italian earthquake
- September 04, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy - ( CNN ) Rescue workers heard something as they shuffled through the remains a home in Amatrice, Italy, nine days after it was damaged by a 6.2 quake. After he was taken out, Romeo appeared to be a little bewildered but after sniffing his familiar surroundings, he started wagging his tail and rapidly moved around the place. (more...)
Oil Pipeline Protesters Disrupt Construction Sites Oil Pipeline Protesters Disrupt Construction Sites
- September 03, 2016

The Standing Rock tribe is suing the U.S. Corps of Army Engineers for approving the pipeline because the oil giant did not fully and fairly consult with the tribe about its potential impact. "We have had dozens and hundreds of letters and petitions and demonstrations and letters to the editor ... and they have not made a dent", Kashia said earlier Wednesday. (more...)
Slain nuns being honored in funerals in Kentucky, Wisconsin Slain nuns being honored in funerals in Kentucky, Wisconsin
- September 03, 2016

Sister Paula Merrill, a member of the congregation since 1979, was found murdered August 25 along with Sister Margaret Held, a member of the School Sisters of St. Jonell Payton, a Durant alderwoman, lives across the street and a few doors down from Held and Merrill's house. Merrill said he agrees with the idea of forgiveness and that is something his aunt would want for whoever killed her but he's not sure if he's capable of completely forgiving. (more...)
Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign
- September 03, 2016

The decision suspending the burkini ban in Villeneuve-Loubet opens the way for easy legal challenges in almost 30 other towns with such bans if mayors refuse to lift the orders. "There's a lot of tension here and I won't withdraw my decree", Sisco mayor Ange-Pierre Vivoni told BFM TV , saying that in his Corsica town the ban would be justified on security grounds. (more...)
Ex-Subway pitchman in suit: Victim's parents to blame Ex-Subway pitchman in suit: Victim's parents to blame
- September 03, 2016

Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle claims the parents of a girl he allegedly victimized are responsible for the girl's anguish, not Fogle himself. The encounter, in which Fogle was jumped in the recreation yard at the Englewood prison in Colorado, reportedly left the disgraced Subway spokesperson with a swollen face and bloody nose . (more...)
GoM to restore production after Hurricane Hermine GoM to restore production after Hurricane Hermine
- September 03, 2016

Duke Energy, which provides power to most of the state, has also lined up about 150 workers in central North Carolina in case of outages. Governor McCrory's briefing on TS HermineAs a precaution, many school districts have cancelled after-school activities. (more...)
Pulisic scores twice in USA rout of St Vincent and the Grenadines Pulisic scores twice in USA rout of St Vincent and the Grenadines
- September 03, 2016

Jozy Altidore converted the penalty to make it 3-0 at the half. Sitting in second place in its FIFA World Cup qualifying group, the U.S. Men's National Team will advance by winning its next two games no matter what the other teams in the group do. (more...)

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