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Hillary Clinton savages Trump's United Nations speech on Hillary Clinton savages Trump's United Nations speech on "Colbert"
- September 21, 2017

The fact that this woman didn't get the job is (hopefully prosecutably) criminal. Hillary Clinton and Emma Stone are both in the midst of lengthy press tours, Clinton for her book What Happened and Stone for her film Battle of the Sexes . (more...)
Obama Also Said The US Could Destroy North Korea Obama Also Said The US Could Destroy North Korea
- September 21, 2017

Nothing Trump said gave the impression that there was an alternate route to prevent being attacked by the US. Trump's speech addressed many different topics such as the economy, radical terror, the nuclear threat of North Korea , Iran's funding of terrorist groups, Iraq, Syria, Cuba, immigration, socialism, and United Nations reform. (more...)
Eden wicket to be sporting for second India-Australia ODI Eden wicket to be sporting for second India-Australia ODI
- September 21, 2017

The hosts won the first match of the series at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on 17 September. Yuzvendra Chahal bagged 3 wickets, whereas young Kuldeep Yadav also picked 2 wickets to set back Australia . Talking about playing at the iconic venue where the emergence of Australian cricket took place 30 years back in 1987 when Allan Border's Australia led his side to World Cup glory defeating England, Smith said: "I have never played an global match here". (more...)
Lady Gaga Talks Chronic Pain Condition in New 'Five Foot Two' Trailer Lady Gaga Talks Chronic Pain Condition in New 'Five Foot Two' Trailer
- September 20, 2017

However, Gaga has promised her fans that she would be back once she is strong enough to perform. It said: "Live Nation confirmed today the European leg of Lady Gaga Joanne World Tour Concert has unfortunately been postponed until early 2018". (more...)
Was Trump right all along about being wiretapped? Was Trump right all along about being wiretapped?
- September 20, 2017

According to sources, the new warrant was issued in an effort by the FBI to investigate ties between Trump campaign associates and suspected Russian operatives. Manafort was not under surveillance during the period in which he, Donald Trump Jr., and Jared Kushner met with a Russian lawyer, possibly to discuss information that would be damaging to Hillary Clinton . (more...)
The Updates On Hurricane Maria Look Especially Disastrous For Puerto Rico The Updates On Hurricane Maria Look Especially Disastrous For Puerto Rico
- September 20, 2017

Hurricane Maria is causing major disruption across the Eastern Caribbean and cruise ports in San Juan and the U.S. Virgin Islands are now closed. The U.S. A private Catholic university in Florida has chartered a plane to fly students out of the Caribbean island of St. Croix as it braces for Maria. "From that perspective, it's a really tense moment and one that places Puerto Rico in a more precarious situation than before". (more...)
Trump Wants to Hold a Military Parade for the Fourth of July Trump Wants to Hold a Military Parade for the Fourth of July
- September 20, 2017

But now he's the commander in chief and talking about holding such a show of military might on the Fourth of July. "I was your guest at Bastille Day, and it was one of the greatest parades I've ever seen", he told Mr Macron when they met in NY yesterday. (more...)
CT, national gas prices drop CT, national gas prices drop
- September 19, 2017

The good news for now: Barring another major hurricane or some other unexpected event that might rattle oil prices, the cost of filling up your vehicle should reach their lowest levels of the year this fall, according to the auto club known as AAA. (more...)
AP Top 25: Defending champion Clemson makes move to No. 2 AP Top 25: Defending champion Clemson makes move to No. 2
- September 19, 2017

OU's ranking comes after a 56-14 win in which Baker Mayfield threw for four touchdowns and the defense held Tulane's offense scoreless during the game's final three quarters. 12 to 25 after being routed 37-7 by Mississippi State . The majority of movement came as a result of one ranked team knocking off another, with very few upsets of ranked squads by those outside the Top 25. (more...)
Congo-Kinshasa: Dozens of Burundians Killed in Clashes With DRC Forces Congo-Kinshasa: Dozens of Burundians Killed in Clashes With DRC Forces
- September 19, 2017

Congo's government says it is opening an investigation to establish the facts and true identity of the "supposed refugees", spokesman Lambert Mende said. More than 400,000 refugees from Burundi have fled to neighboring Congo since 2015, to escape an outbreak of political violence that was sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza's successful but disputed bid to win a third term in office. (more...)
Donald Trump shares video of himself hitting Hillary Clinton with golf ball Donald Trump shares video of himself hitting Hillary Clinton with golf ball
- September 18, 2017

Trump has not held back on roasting Hillary Clinton upon the release of her book and his retweet this morning only adds insult to injury. But the move comes as the Democrat has been back in the news promoting her memoir about her loss, " What Happened ". (more...)
PV Sindhu gets better of Okuhara, wins Korean Super Series PV Sindhu gets better of Okuhara, wins Korean Super Series
- September 18, 2017

Sindhu, like always showed confidence and grit as she won the closely contested opening game. An exhausted Sindhu was on all fours on the court as Okuhara refused to give up, winning a long rally with a strong smash. Sindhu faces either third seed Sung Ji-Hyun of South Korea or sixth seed He Bingjiao of China in today's semis. Badminton player Prannoy H.S., who has been training at the same academy as Sindhu, says, "I guess everything has been working in her favour at the moment". (more...)
California lawmakers approve sanctuary bill California lawmakers approve sanctuary bill
- September 17, 2017

The bill, known as SB54, bans law enforcement officials from asking about the immigration status of people under arrest, and prevents local police from being "deputized as immigration agents", The Associated Press reports . Some immigrant rights advocates who were previously disappointed with the list of offenses under the Trust Act, were dismayed to see the same exceptions applied in the so-called sanctuary state bill. (more...)
NASA's groundbreaking Cassini space craft dead after 20 years exploring Saturn NASA's groundbreaking Cassini space craft dead after 20 years exploring Saturn
- September 16, 2017

The unprocessed images of the Saturn system shared by NASA were taken by the Cassini spacecraft on Wednesday. NASA now believes the circled area in the image below is where the spacecraft finally became part of the planet it studied for so long. (more...)
Trump attacks ESPN, asks for apology over Jemele Hill comments Trump attacks ESPN, asks for apology over Jemele Hill comments
- September 16, 2017

Hill later issued a statement of her own, apologizing for putting her colleagues and network in an unfortunate light, though she did not apology for her actual comments - nor did anyone really expect her to. Sanders went on CNN to address the matter by stating that Jemele's tweet committed a " fireable offense ". ESPN has denied they tried to shake up the roster. (more...)
Trump praising rapid response to Irma in Florida Trump praising rapid response to Irma in Florida
- September 15, 2017

Irma was a massive storm, blasting through almost half of the Sunshine State, flooding streets, damaging homes and displacing residents. Many Florida residents remain swamped and without electricity. The president also used the opportunity to encourage Scott to run for the Senate. "We're deadset on that", said Mr. Trump of rebuilding efforts in the Florida Keys, the hardest hit area in the state. (more...)
Germany return to top of world rankings Germany return to top of world rankings
- September 15, 2017

Macau in an away fixture in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualification third round. Brazil beat Ecuador in their first Qualifier but they were then held to a 1-1 draw with Colombia and that allowed Germany to replace them at the top. Hosts Russia will be automatically seeded in Pot 1 alongside the other top-seven nations, while Brazil's spot is also guaranteed given they have already qualified and are guaranteed to be ranked in the top seven. (more...)
Dennis Rodman Offers To Fix Trump's Nuclear Conflict With North Korea Dennis Rodman Offers To Fix Trump's Nuclear Conflict With North Korea
- September 14, 2017

Former NBA superstar Dennis Rodman has spoken about how he enjoys skiing and riding horses with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and hopes to "straighten things out" with the North Korean leader in the wake of the ongoing nuclear missile crisis. (more...)
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Venezuela open to extending oil production cuts Saudi Arabia, UAE, Venezuela open to extending oil production cuts
- September 13, 2017

Global benchmark November Brent crude LCOX7, +0.02% inched up by 6 cents, or 0.1%, to finish at $53.84 a barrel on the ICE Futures Europe exchange. Opec and other producers, including Russian Federation, have agreed to reduce output by about 1.8 million barrels per day until next March in a bid to reduce global oil inventories and support oil prices . (more...)
Oklahoma universities ranked among 2018 Best Colleges by US News & World Report Oklahoma universities ranked among 2018 Best Colleges by US News & World Report
- September 13, 2017

NC State's overall score rose four points to 54. "While the importance of institutional rankings is often debated, numerous metrics on which these rankings are based are an important part of our university's mission as well as areas we have identified for improvement", Chancellor Ronnie Green said in a statement. (more...)
Ukraine presses charges against Saakashvili for resisting police while breaching border Ukraine presses charges against Saakashvili for resisting police while breaching border
- September 12, 2017

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and a crowd of supporters have shoved their way through a line of guards at the Ukrainian border, making good on the politician's vow to return to the land that had stripped him of citizenship. (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi should condemn the atrocities against the Rohingyas Aung San Suu Kyi should condemn the atrocities against the Rohingyas
- September 12, 2017

The UNHCR's Duniya Aslam Khan said most who had made it across the border are in a poor condition. "The numbers are so alarming - it really means that we have to step up our response and that the situation in Myanmar has to be addressed urgently". (more...)
US Calls for UN Security Council Vote on North Korea on Monday US Calls for UN Security Council Vote on North Korea on Monday
- September 11, 2017

Moscow, Mr. Putin is signalling, would prefer to live with a new nuclear-armed neighbour than watch chaos erupt in the small, distant corner where Russian Federation shares a border with North Korea. Abe will meet Putin on Thursday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe failed to convince Russian President Vladimir Putin to share Japan's grave concerns over North Korea's provocative acts as the two leaders met on September 7. (more...)
Hurricane Katia slams into Mexico's Veracruz state Hurricane Katia slams into Mexico's Veracruz state
- September 10, 2017

A Tropical Storm Warning is also in effect from Rio Panuco to Puerto Veracruz . As of early Saturday morning, Katia was about 185 km west northwest of the Gulf Coast port of Veracruz , the NHC said. The death toll from Thursday's massive quake off the coast of southern Mexico rose to 61 Saturday as emergency responders scrambled to clear debris, restore power and provide housing for thousands of displaced people in one of the country's poorest and most remote regions. (more...)
South Korea expects ICBM test by North Korea South Korea expects ICBM test by North Korea
- September 09, 2017

Mr Putin said he believes US President Donald Trump's administration is willing to defuse tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions. In late August, the Pentagon posted another proposal for contractors to build walls around four USA bases in South Korea to protect them from a potential attack. (more...)
South Korea Will Develop 'Frankenmissiles' To Build Up Defences South Korea Will Develop 'Frankenmissiles' To Build Up Defences
- September 09, 2017

North Korea has recently sped up its weapons development program, drawing strong condemnation from the worldwide community and a demand for the United Nations to toughen sanctions against the hermetic country. Sweden has had diplomatic relations with North Korea since 1973. North Korea's Sunday test was its most powerful to date and widely condemned by the global community, with the Mexican government saying on Thursday that it declared the country's ambassador, Kim Hyong-gil, persona non ... (more...)
SpaceX launches secret United States military space plane ahead of Irma SpaceX launches secret United States military space plane ahead of Irma
- September 08, 2017

If the classified mission of SpaceX and US Air Force turns out successful, the company will become the first private firm to launch a highly classified mission for US Air Force . It is the fifth flight for one of these crewless mini-shuttles, known as the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle . The X-37B, built by Boeing , is an uncrewed vehicle, but resembles the Space Shuttle on a smaller scale. (more...)
Trump Sides With Democrats In Deal On Storm Relief And Fiscal Deadlines Trump Sides With Democrats In Deal On Storm Relief And Fiscal Deadlines
- September 07, 2017

Knowing the urgency needed and the difficulty of voting against disaster relief, Republican leadership plans to attach an increase to the debt ceiling when the bill arrives in the Senate, putting conservatives who oppose lifting the borrowing limit without budgetary reforms and guarantees of reduced government spending in a hard place: Vote against disaster relief or turn their back on principled opposition to increased government spending. (more...)
Korea to deploy new THAAD launchers just 3 days after announcement Korea to deploy new THAAD launchers just 3 days after announcement
- September 07, 2017

Four more rocket launchers will be installed this week at the USA missile defence base in South Korea, the Ministry of National Defence said today. Many residents have expressed concerns that THAAD - which is created to shoot down short- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles - will cause environmental and health problems for locals, due to its emission of electromagnetic waves. (more...)
North Korea may have conducted sixth nuclear test North Korea may have conducted sixth nuclear test
- September 06, 2017

This action followed threats of an attack on the waters near the USA island territory of Guam which prompted a strong reaction from President Trump. His comments come after meeting with President Donald Trump , Vice President Mike Pence and other top national security advisors. (more...)
Wyoming punter Tim Zaleski completely whiffs punt vs Wyoming punter Tim Zaleski completely whiffs punt vs
- September 04, 2017

He probably took some of the pressure off the rest of his team, most notably potential first round quarterback Josh Allen , because the whole team was underwhelming in their 24-3 loss. "They were playing the flat route, kind of our quick game, pretty well". Josey Jewell added 2 sacks. The "blue chip" Epenesa showed why he was one of the most decorated high school players to come to the Hawkeyes in the Kirk Ferentz era. (more...)
Cambodian opposition leader arrested for alleged conspiracy Cambodian opposition leader arrested for alleged conspiracy
- September 04, 2017

Hun Sen, 65, is determined to extend his three-decade rule and dismantle the burgeoning popularity of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), who have gained from public anger over inequality and corruption. Mr. Kem Sokha's arrest was quickly condemned by opposition leaders and worldwide human rights activists. Kem Sokha made no immediate comment and it was not clear if he had been charged or had legal representation at this stage. (more...)
Trump's aide, longtime bodyguard plans to leave White House Trump's aide, longtime bodyguard plans to leave White House
- September 03, 2017

More importantly, it shows that Donald Trump is the kind of guy who does not care what people who are smarter than him have to say. Though Kelly seems to have settled down the White House in part, the newspaper also noted that he still has to consider Trump's disdain for being managed. (more...)
Union ministers quit ahead of Cabinet reshuffle Union ministers quit ahead of Cabinet reshuffle
- September 02, 2017

Republic TV has reported that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis may get a Cabinet berth and sources said that he has agreed to the proposal. He later became the chief minister of the state. Agriculture minister Radhamohan Singh is also expected to go, because of the Madhya Pradesh farmer protests. (more...)
Demonitisation, pre-GST destocking reasons for drop in Q1 GDP Demonitisation, pre-GST destocking reasons for drop in Q1 GDP
- September 02, 2017

Anant pointed out that the gross value added (GVA) in April-June quarter (5.6 per cent) was much less than in the same period previous year (7.6 per cent). Meanwhile on the production side, the manufacturing sector saw its weakest growth in nearly two years. "Its performance has been poor, though the sales growth is good", he said. (more...)