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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...)
Probe to determine nature of leaked papers: DCNS of Scorpene submarines Probe to determine nature of leaked papers: DCNS of Scorpene submarines
- September 03, 2016

Ship maker DCNS has a almost $38-billion contract with Australia, but the leak has no mention of the 12 vessels being designed for Australia. A company spokeswoman said: "Competition is getting tougher and tougher, and all means can be used in this context. (more...)
French government wants EU to stop trade talks with US
- September 03, 2016

Fekl's comments follow those of German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who said Sunday in Berlin that talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership "have de-facto broken down, even if no one wants to say so". French Prime Minister Manuel Valls had earlier said it would be "impossible" for the two sides to conclude negotiations on a trade deal by the end of 2016. (more...)
Kaepernick invites Boyer to stand on 49ers sideline Thursday Kaepernick invites Boyer to stand on 49ers sideline Thursday
- September 03, 2016

Kaepernick has been sitting while his teammates stand during the " Star Spangled Banner " this National Football League preseason in an attempt to influence change in "a country that oppresses black people and people of color". "I was in the Navy and I saw men and women bleed and die for this flag", Uzcategui said. "It's not right that they're not put in the position to succeed or given those opportunities to success". (more...)
Senior doctors warn of 'real problems' with disproportionate strike action
- September 03, 2016

Katherine Murphy, of the Patients Association, said she was "gravely concerned" about the intensification of the industrial dispute, which will have a "catastrophic impact" on patients and families and push the NHS into crisis. Despite this, the government is refusing to acknowledge junior doctors' concerns and is continuing with plans to impose the contract in October. But 58% of their junior doctors rejected the fresh agreement. (more...)
Russian Federation hacks 2 voter databases in US
- September 02, 2016

Election officials say they've since implemented measures to reinforce the system. The FBI investigators did not clarify whether the hackers were linked to the Kremlin or independent actors, Roberts said. "And I'm afraid the election is going to be rigged; I have got, to be honest". "The more concerning part is the potential to possibly modify someone's voter records or delete them", he said. (more...)
Corbyn expected to win with increased majority, says Poll Corbyn expected to win with increased majority, says Poll
- September 02, 2016

Corbyn will go up against Owen Smith in the Labour leadership contest in September. Unveiling his digital blueprint, Mr Corbyn will say: "My leadership campaign is leading the way in harnessing the advances of new technology to organise political campaigning like we've never seen before". (more...)
Hollande Says Turkish Intervention in Syria 'Carries Risks'
- September 02, 2016

The TTIP negotiations were planned to be finalised by January 2017 but were bogged down over the terms of the agreement, rising opposition to the deal in France and Germany and more recently Britain's shock vote to leave the EU. "It is more than time to stop this massacre and France is calling for an immediate truce". Hollande said Islamic State is on the retreat in Syria and Iraq, but is "multiplying" in Nigeria, Somalia, and in Asia. (more...)
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets privately with Eton College students
- September 02, 2016

Ms May is expected to meet the Russian president on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China next week. The visit means the boys got the chance to meet the Russian leader even before Prime Minister Theresa May, who is set to have her first encounter with Putin at next week's G20 summit in China. (more...)
Trump retreats from vow to deport all living in United States illegally Trump retreats from vow to deport all living in United States illegally
- September 02, 2016

The hats are especially ironic considering Trump has insulted the country numerous times throughout his campaign, not to mention his plan to build a wall along the United States-Mexico border. Would Trump not hail his conquest of Mexico City, citing his domination of the news conference where he practically had the Mexican president poised on his knee? He called Trump's speech the outline of "a coherent and workable strategy". (more...)
Huge offshore quake prompts New Zealand to evacuate coastal area
- September 02, 2016

New Zealand issued a tsunami warning for the east coast of the North Island after a severe quake early Friday. There were no immediate reports of causalities. In 2011, an natural disaster rocked Christchurch, New Zealand and killed 185 people. The warning covered the East Coast of the North Island and the upper South Island. (more...)
Taylor Swift dismissed from Nashville jury pool Taylor Swift dismissed from Nashville jury pool
- September 02, 2016

Taylor Swift has to go to jury duty just like the rest of us, and the reason she was dismissed isn't an uncommon experience for most women. Swift denied the charges and filed a countersuit claiming the Mueller lifted her skirt and groped her during a meet and greet. (more...)
India's Delhi youngest minister sacked over sex scandal India's Delhi youngest minister sacked over sex scandal
- September 02, 2016

Mr Kejriwal said, "Sandeep Kumar has betrayed the entire AAP movement as the AAP is the sole hope of the entire country". That can't be compromised. "We immediately removed Sandeep Kumar from the cabinet". We have 67 MLAs. All India Mahila Congress chief Shobha Oza said Kejriwal tries to misguide people whenever his party people are exposed. In October previous year, Mr Kejriwal had sacked Asim Ahmed Khan, 38, who was minister for food and environment. (more...)
Mexico calls Trump wall plan "outrageous" after visit
- September 02, 2016

The hourlong meeting was the Republican's first formal global trip as the party's nominee. Trump is calling h. Opposition politicians in Mexico rounded on Pena Nieto for hosting Trump . Critics, meanwhile, said Trump's glossing over the fate of people who are peacefully living in the US without permission doesn't make up for his overall approach. (more...)

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