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Chinese second-tier city prices continued to soar in August Chinese second-tier city prices continued to soar in August
- September 21, 2016

In July, the price surge was detected just in 51 cities. Ding said provincial capitals and second-tier cities close to regional economic hubs are most likely to be hit by the cooling measures, because their housing prices continue to rise amid shrinking property inventory and land supply and a swelling urban population. (more...)
Extremely premature baby survives after mother shot and killed Extremely premature baby survives after mother shot and killed
- September 21, 2016

The 26-year-old man who also was in the auto was hit in the neck and chest. The Chicago Fire Department said he is in critical condition. Beard's family said the gunman lived down the street and apparently got into some kind of argument with the woman and her friend beforehand. (more...)
Kaepernick on threats: If it happens, you've proved my point
- September 21, 2016

But that's the realization of what could happen". Kaepernick's protest has been national news since it first became public August 26 and even has been a talking point during the U.S. Kaepernick referred to Friday's shooting to Terrence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma as "a ideal example" of the point he's trying to make. Kaepernick has said he would donate the first $1 million of his salary this season. (more...)
US is willing to extend Syria truce despite violations
- September 20, 2016

Russian and U.S. officials met in Geneva on Monday to try to extend the truce, and the International Syria Support Group - the countries backing the Syria peace process - was scheduled to meet on Tuesday in NY to assess the agreement. "Hundreds of thousands of people in Aleppo are waiting for this truce to allow aid to enter the city", he said, adding that there are aid trucks still waiting on the Turkey-Syria border. (more...)
Obama, Netanyahu to meet in New York: White House Obama, Netanyahu to meet in New York: White House
- September 20, 2016

Graham, who chairs a Senate Appropriations subcommittee overseeing the U.S. foreign aid budget, said that Congress wanted to provide Israel $600 million per year for missile defense - $100 million more each year than the ten-year agreement provides. (more...)
Obama To Meet With Iraqi President Abadi At UN Next Week Obama To Meet With Iraqi President Abadi At UN Next Week
- September 20, 2016

A lot of effort is being pumped into fix the air base, which was rendered largely useless by heavy United States airstrikes in recent years, and a new bridge to allow forces to cross the river and advance against the area south of Mosul. The additional aid brings U.S humanitarian assistance to more than $1 billion since 2014, when a U.S led coalition started bombing Islamic State in Iraq and neighboring Syria as well as providing training and advice to Iraq's security forces. (more...)
'Hard Brexit' means Britain would lose passporting rights, Bundesbank head warns 'Hard Brexit' means Britain would lose passporting rights, Bundesbank head warns
- September 20, 2016

City banks would lose their automatic right to conduct business in the European Union unless Britain accepts it can not fully control immigration, Germany's top banker has warned . "The greater impact would be felt through higher costs and diversion of management attention, as companies concerned restructure, reducing profitability for a time", Moody's said. (more...)
Amal Clooney, rape victim want IS charged
- September 20, 2016

Clooney is representing her client, Nadia Murad Basee Taha , a Nobel Peace Prize nominee who was sold as a sex slave to an ISIS commander when she was 19. Amal's efforts to make the world a better place doesn't go unnoticed by her famous husband. Murad was named a UN Goodwill Ambassador on Friday, where Clooney gave an emotional speech detailing Murad's horrific treatment at the hands of ISIS. (more...)
US Mistakenly Grants Citizenship to Hundreds of Immigrants
- September 20, 2016

Special interest countries are those places the government has identified as posing national security problems to the U.S. The audit recommends that paper fingerprints be digitized and added to the government's database. Several members of Congress criticized the Obama administration Monday in the wake of Roth's report, though the report suggests that the gaps extend several years earlier than the Obama administration. (more...)
Manchester City Set To Swoop For Arsene Wenger's Prize Asset
- September 20, 2016

Hull City manager Mike Phelan reacts to his side's 10-man loss against Arsenal . Hernandez hit an acrobatic effort off the crossbar, unaware offside had been called, as Hull attempted to reduce the deficit - which they managed to do in the 79th minute after debutant Dieumerci Mbokani was taken down by Petr Cech. (more...)
Obama praises Clinton, blasts Trump at DNC fundraiser in NYC Obama praises Clinton, blasts Trump at DNC fundraiser in NYC
- September 20, 2016

Because people do not see him as a politician. The message echoes a Clinton television spot airing in the Philadelphia area featuring Romney and Republican U.S. The Trump campaign continues to lie about the Republican nominee's long history of birtherism, and now they are being suffocated by Donald Trump's history of racism towards President Obama. (more...)
Pakistan Showdown Role In Uri Terror Attack at UNGA
- September 20, 2016

Giving a strong message to the attackers, he said: "We do reserve the right to respond to any act of the adversary and at the time and place of our own choosing". A high-level security review meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 19, has given its nod to diplomatically isolate Pakistan at every worldwide grouping. (more...)
Obama Suggests Trump Presidency Would Be 'Unmitigated Disaster' Obama Suggests Trump Presidency Would Be 'Unmitigated Disaster'
- September 20, 2016

Obama admitted that presidential race will be a close race, explaining, "So this should not be a close election but it will be and the reason it will be is not because of Hillary's flaws but rather because structurally we've become a very polarized society and if all you're doing is watching Fox News and listening to Rush Limbaugh . (more...)
N.Y. bomb suspect in police custody in New Jersey, mayor says
- September 20, 2016

Investigators believe more people were involved in the NY and New Jersey bombing plots, two USA officials told Reuters. A few blocks away from the blast site and shortly after the explosion occurred, investigators found a pressure cooker on 27th street with dark-colored wiring sticking out, connected by silver duct tape to what appeared to be a cell phone, officials said. (more...)
Wildfire at California Air Force base explodes in size Wildfire at California Air Force base explodes in size
- September 20, 2016

Almost 800 firefighters from state, federal and local agencies have been dispatched to battle the blaze, which is burning between Arguello and Santa Ynez Ridge roads. The rocket was scheduled to take off Sunday and carry the WorldView-4, a commercial satellite that is to snap high-resolution images of Earth, according to United Launch Alliance , the contractor hired to lift the satellite into orbit. (more...)
Moment Robot Detonates Pipe Bomb in Elizabeth, NJ
- September 20, 2016

According to the Mayor of Elizabeth, New Jersey the two men took the backpack and walked under a railroad trestle and around the corner before deciding to open it and see what was inside. Ahmad Khan Rahami, wanted in the bombings that rocked Chelsea and a New Jersey shore town was captured Monday after being wounded in a gun battle with police that erupted when he was discovered sleeping in a bar doorway, authorities said. (more...)
Syrian military declares ceasefire over, U.S. prepared to extend truce Syrian military declares ceasefire over, U.S. prepared to extend truce
- September 20, 2016

The charges led to angry exchanges Saturday night between Samantha Power, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, and her Russian counterpart, Vitaly Churkin. It is unclear whether the airstrike was carried out by Russian warplanes or Syrian government forces. Two senior USA officials blamed the convoy attack on an airstrike by either Russian Federation or Syria and said it called into question the viability of the truce going forward. (more...)
Terror attack at Uri Army base, 17 soldiers killed
- September 19, 2016

The Indian officials said the four militants belonged to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad group. Sunday's attack was one of worst strikes on an army base in Kashmir since militant attacks began in 1989. The base houses about 12,000 soldiers in temporary and permanent shelters. "We have activated the entire force in and around Uri sector to step up security and launch combing operations", a senior Home Ministry official said. (more...)
Ford confirms small car production moving from US to Mexico
- September 19, 2016

Sponsored content: Is your agency prepared to defend the next cyber attack? "Over the next two to three years, we will have migrated all of our small vehicle production to Mexico and out of the United States", CEO Mark Fields told a meeting in Dearborn, Mich., where it is based. (more...)
The end for Labour & Corbyn? Tories accused of "rigging" boundary changes
- September 19, 2016

It would also gain the Labour stronghold of Broad Green from Croydon North, and lose the Conservative-dominated Shirley to neighbouring Bromley - shunting Mr Barwell's home and constituency office outside the borders of his newly fortified realm. (more...)
Formula One: Nico Rosberg back on top after Singapore thriller Formula One: Nico Rosberg back on top after Singapore thriller
- September 19, 2016

And Hamilton made his third stop on lap 46, his plan B. Button had just retired his McLaren after an uneventful race for the Briton. When Mercedes pulled Hamilton in for his first stop on the same lap as Ricciardo, the Briton - who remained behind the Red Bull - said: "Come on, guys, I needed a strategy there to get me past". (more...)
Over 70 aid groups say United Nations allows Syria to manipulate relief Over 70 aid groups say United Nations allows Syria to manipulate relief
- September 19, 2016

Besides suspending participation in the programme, in which groups share information to help in the delivery of aid across Syria, the letter's signatories also called for a transparent investigation into the "political impact that the Syrian government has on humanitarian actors". (more...)
New York Gov. Says Chelsea Blast Shows No Links To International Terrorism New York Gov. Says Chelsea Blast Shows No Links To International Terrorism
- September 19, 2016

Hillary Clinton says she has been briefed "about the bombings in NY and New Jersey and the attack in Minnesota". In St. Cloud, Minnesota, police said multiple people were injured at a shopping mall Saturday evening in an attack that possibly involved both a shooting and stabbing. (more...)
Bring Out a Third Lectern for Gary Johnson
- September 19, 2016

The commission said in its release that both Stein and Johnson will be re-evaluated for entry to later debates. "We have done the work required to appear on the ballot in all 50 states and because we are polling in double digits in the majority of those states, we respectfully propose the following: Put a third podium on stage for the debate scheduled on September 26". (more...)
Christie says 'promising leads' in Seaside explosion
- September 19, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio and police officials are expected to brief reporters at the scene. Traffic restrictions have been lifted with residents and visitors traveling freely in and out of Seaside Park.The beach in Seaside Park remained closed on Sunday. (more...)

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