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Residents escape Wilmington blaze that killed 2 firefighters Residents escape Wilmington blaze that killed 2 firefighters
- September 26, 2016

Christopher Leach, and 51-year-old, Senior Firefighter Jerry Fickes, according to WPVI . A family of six lives in the home, parents and four children, Veasey said and they all got out okay. That firefighter was brought out the home, draped in an American flag, and carried by other firefighters . "All our family is hurting significantly. (more...)
Palestinian killed after a stabbing soldier — Israel military
- September 26, 2016

But a Jordanian official source told AFP that he was not Palestinian. Samri says he had a Jordanian and a Palestinian ID on his body. A few hours later, at a junction near Hebron, a Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier who opened fire and killed him, the military said. (more...)
Ted Cruz still reeling from 'agonizing' endorsement of Trump
- September 26, 2016

First, last year, I promised to support the Republican nominee . Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton faced rival with Bernie Sanders trough the preliminary elections. "And that pledge was not a blanket commitment that if you go slander and attack Heidi, then I'm not going to nonetheless come like a servile puppy dog and say thank you very much for maligning my wife and maligning my father". (more...)
PM should also introspect when he advises Pak: Mayawati
- September 26, 2016

Pakistan is pursuing the Kashmir issue peacefully in the United Nations where Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has held meetings with world leaders. He said that terrorism is affecting India's neighbours, including Afghanistan and Bangladesh. (more...)
Seven injured in Boston Theater District stabbing, one critical Seven injured in Boston Theater District stabbing, one critical
- September 26, 2016

Police, however, told media they have one suspect in custody - the person was reportedly among those injured and " survived some wounds ". Police said the fight broke out shortly after 2am as a number of people exited bars and clubs around 271 Tremont St., near the Royale nightclub and Courtyard Boston downtown hotel. (more...)
Hillary Clinton postpones trip to Charlotte - campaign statement Hillary Clinton postpones trip to Charlotte - campaign statement
- September 26, 2016

That same day, the family of the victim, 43-year-old Keith Scott, released a video of the incident. Hundreds of protesters were out again on Friday night calling for the release of police videos of the shooting amid a greater security presence of National Guard troops, but the atmosphere was calmer than during previous days. (more...)
Charlotte police release video of Keith Scott death
- September 26, 2016

A dashboard camera from a police vehicle shows Scott, killed on Tuesday, exiting his auto and backing away from it. Police shout to him to drop the gun , but it is not clear that he has anything in his hand. The city was roiled by several nights of protests, which had turned violent enough that Gov. Police unions across the country applauded the measure and many felt to protected an officer's rights. (more...)
ACC latest blow for North Carolina governor's re-election
- September 25, 2016

Without mentioning the ACC, McCrory urged public and private institutions to let the issues take their course in court and avoid "economic threats or political retaliation" against states challenging the law. A questionnaire that event organizers must complete during the bidding process asks them to identify any local laws that might lead to discrimination. (more...)
Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie to face felony charge Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie to face felony charge
- September 25, 2016

Thursday night, Sacramento Magazine released photos of the altercation happening. Talking with reporters from behind thick glass inside Sacramento County Jail , Sean Thompson, 32, of Sacramento said he is angry at Johnson's decision to focus on the construction of an arena, instead of "focusing on helping the people and voters rise up and be better citizens". (more...)
Wells Fargo seeks to shore up reputation in wake of scandal
- September 25, 2016

Wells Fargo , which is grappling with the fallout from claims that its employees created fake customer accounts, slumped 3.3 per cent, reduced the firm's market value to $US236.9 billion. The bank's latest proxy filing shows that the 27-year Wells Fargo veteran owns in one way, shape, or form more than 2.5 million shares of stock. (more...)
NY governor's ex-top aide among 8 charged in bribery case
- September 25, 2016

In highly specific detail, the complaint puts Percoco in league with Todd Howe, a Cuomo associate who had hired himself out as a lobbyist-fixer. The upstate energy company allegedly employed Percoco's wife at a $7,500/month job when the family needed assistance paying for their $800,000 Westchester home and made large donations to the Cuomo campaign, but ultimately did not get their targeted agreement with the state, according to the New York Daily News. (more...)
Obama, Netanyahu talk Israeli settlements, peace, golf in likely final meeting
- September 25, 2016

The two spoke to reporters before their discussion, with Obama sharing his hope that the United States can continue to help Israel find a "path to peace" with their Palestinian neighbors. And it could expose some of the weakening ties that the U.S. and Israel have experienced during the Obama administration - particularly over the Iran nuclear deal, which Israel was not happy about . (more...)
Gabon opposition candidate decries high court ruling
- September 25, 2016

Speaking to supporters in the capital Libreville, Mr Ping sought to ensure supporters that the Gabonese people would be "respected" and that "2016 will not be 2009". The nation erupted in protest after Bongo was declared the victor following an election mired in allegations of fraud. Ping had been hoping to end the Bongo family's 50-year grip on power in the oil-rich country of 1.8 million people. (more...)
School bus crash at DIA: driver dead, more than a dozen hospitalized
- September 25, 2016

A school bus crashed Sunday at Denver International Airport . The students on board were mostly junior varsity football players returning home from a game in California. The Denver Post reports that uninjured students gathered with parents Sunday evening inside the airport. Because of the investigation into the crash, police were asking that all airport passengers be picked up and dropped off on the west side of the DIA terminal. (more...)
Cuomo cedes the high ground in fight against NY corruption
- September 25, 2016

A corruption-busting probe led to criminal charges Thursday against current and former state officials, upstate developers in Syracuse and Buffalo and an energy company executive building a power plant in Orange County. Ciminelli and two others from LPCiminelli were arraigned on Thursday; all three pleaded not guilty. While giving Empire State Development oversight responsibilities for those key Buffalo Billion projects, along with the Albany Molecular Research drug development facility in ... (more...)
Dustin Johnson in three-way tie for lead at Tour Championship
- September 24, 2016

Johnson, fellow American Chappell and Japan's Matsuyama headed Australian world number one Jason Day, South Korean Kim Si-woo and American Kevin Kisner by one stroke in the elite 30-man field. Matsuyama also birdied the par-five 18th, while Chappell came home in level par after a bogey-free front nine of 31. "I'm not really thinking about it", he said. (more...)
For Obama, a swan song on global stage in final United Nations speech For Obama, a swan song on global stage in final United Nations speech
- September 24, 2016

It's a theme that Democrat Hillary Clinton has put at the forefront of her campaign for president, casting herself as the natural continuation of Obama's legacy. With no better alternatives, the U.S., Russian Federation and others clung unconvincingly Tuesday to the notion that a week-old cease-fire was not moribund, even as Syria declared it over and the United Nations suspended all convoys of aid. (more...)
FBI Considers Investigating Brad Pitt for Alleged Altercation on Flight
- September 24, 2016

The FBI has released a statement indicating that it is considering whether to investigate Brad Pitt over child abuse allegations following news that Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce. Messages left with the airport's manager were not returned Thursday. Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt on Monday, after being together for more than a decade. (more...)
Syrian White Helmets share 'Alternative Nobel' with 3 others
- September 24, 2016

Another of the White Helmets' centers in eastern Aleppo was rendered unusable by the strikes, according to a member of the group who spoke to CBS News, but it wasn't clear whether that was the second facility referred to by Alhaj. In all, 125 nominations from 50 countries were considered this year. Gannushkina has also been active in human rights issues in the Caucasus, including Chechnya and Nagorno-Karabakh. (more...)
UN chief and US president toast each other for last time
- September 24, 2016

Richard Grenel, the longest-serving U.S. spokesman at the United Nations , advising four different U.S. Ambassadors, offered a running commentary on Twitter of Obama's speech. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says his country's people are "holding their breath" as they watch the US presidential campaign. President Obama will be missed next year at the General Assembly in NY, but regardless of the outcome of November's elections, his legacy and commitment to clean energy must be ... (more...)
Gigi Hadid Fights Off Attacker In Milan
- September 24, 2016

The young woman of 21, who was in Italy on Wednesday for the fashion week in Milan, had to play elbow to escape the clutches of her attacker. Gigi Hadid has remarked that the stranger who manhandled her at Milan Fashion Week should "count himself lucky" that her boyfriend Zayn Malik hadn't been there to see it. (more...)
Austria's Economy Minister: Pause TTIP Talks, Then Restart Under A Different Name
- September 24, 2016

And the European Union ministers, meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia, are merely hoping to salvage what they can from the wreckage. German Vice-Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel called CETA "a model for future deals". Anti-TTIP and CETA groups say the trade deals would hand more power to multinationals and degrade food, environmental and labour standards. Even the more sanguine pundits are cautious. (more...)
Brad Pitt: FBI 'evaluating' whether to investigate child abuse claims
- September 24, 2016

A source. on Pitt's behalf, has been telling various news outlets today , "He takes the matter very seriously and says he did not commit any abuse of his children", and that "it's unfortunate that people involved are continuing to present him in the worst possible light". (more...)
William, Kate bring young prince, princess on Canada trip
- September 24, 2016

Speaking to IBTimes UK , Joe Little, royal biographer and editor of Majesty magazine, said that the trip will help strengthen their bond with the country, which they will visit many times over the course of their lives. One parent revealed: "You know that they [children] are not going to tell you what is wrong straight away". The family will arrive in Vancouver on a float plane on the second day of their tour - September 25 - and make stops in the Downtown Eastside and Kitsilano. (more...)
Keith Scott's Wife Told Officers He Was Unarmed
- September 24, 2016

Scott's wife yells several times , before gunshots are heard. But she can be heard pleading with officers not to shoot her husband and repeatedly saying, "He has no weapon". curfew that was announced Thursday night will be in place again Friday night. After the curfew took effect, police allowed the crowd of demonstrators to thin out without forcing them off the street. (more...)

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