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Catalonia to defy Madrid over independence vote

Catalonia to defy Madrid over independence vote The pro-independence block has argued that full control would benefit Catalonia, an idea that gained support in times of high unemployment and harsh austerity measures as a result of Spain's 2008-2013 financial crisis. The vote on the bill is expected later Wednesday. "They knew that I was not going to authorize it (the referendum) because I was neither able to, nor did I want to, but they didn'... [Full Article...]

Gauri Lankesh murder sparks outrage, Karna govt forms SIT

Gauri Lankesh murder sparks outrage, Karna govt forms SIT Stating that the Karnataka DGP and IGP have been asked to constitute an SIT, he said, "They will take up the investigation very seriously and this investigation will be purely for this incident". "It is a sad reminder of danger the journalists facing from anti progressive forces", he said. The BJP today criticised Rahul Gandhi for linking Gauri Lankesh's murder to the RSS-BJP and said neither th... [Full Article...]

Myanmar, India sign 3 agreements, 8 MoUs to strengthen multifaceted partnership

Myanmar, India sign 3 agreements, 8 MoUs to strengthen multifaceted partnership The government has said it would deport all Rohingyas living in India illegally but the Supreme Court has said that it will hear on September 11 a plea seeking a direction to the central government not to deport about 40,000 such refugees back to Myanmar. [Full Article...]

Fake Russian accounts bought Facebook ads during USA presidential campaign

Fake Russian accounts bought Facebook ads during USA presidential campaign Stamos said on Wednesday that the political ads that were bought by the fraudulent Russia-linked accounts between June 2015 and May of this year. Facebook announced the findings in a blog post by its chief security officer, Alex Stamos, and said that it was cooperating with federal inquiries into influence operations during the 2016 US presidential election. [Full Article...]

White House Plans To Use Harvey To Secure Debt Ceiling Hike

White House Plans To Use Harvey To Secure Debt Ceiling Hike Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) said he was acting to deliver on President Donald Trump's top priorities of providing Harvey relief, preventing a default on the debt and avoiding a government shutdown when its current funding expires on October 1. [Full Article...]

Research Ratings: Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP), Golden Ocean Group Limited (GOGL)

Research Ratings: Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP), Golden Ocean Group Limited (GOGL) Salem Investment Counselors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of DCP Midstream Partners, during the 2nd quarter worth about $135,000. SINA Corp (SINA) has risen 139.34% since September 6, 2016 and is uptrending. Lesa Sroufe & Commerce invested 0.25% of its portfolio in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). In taking a look at some other notable technicals, Genpact Limited (NYSE:G)'s ROIC is 0.325390. [Full Article...]

Aliens or spy satellites? Stephen Hawking's project detects mysterious radio signals

Aliens or spy satellites? Stephen Hawking's project detects mysterious radio signals According to Breakthrough Listen , an initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe, 15 fast radio bursts were detected emanating from the "mysterious repeater" FRB 121102 . Scientists had heard FRBs from this galaxy before, but the signals happened at a higher frequency this time around. "As the source is going into another active state means that the origin models associated ... [Full Article...]

Tiger loose on I-75 in Henry County has been caught

Tiger loose on I-75 in Henry County has been caught Police told CBS46 News that the tiger was shot by officers around 6 a.m. after it jumped a fence in a neighborhood near the highway. Speck said her small dog, who was in her backyard, was barking hysterically. While it is still unclear where the tiger came from, the nearby Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary in Locust Grove said all of their tigers are accounted for. [Full Article...]

Former Centennial quarterback shot, killed

Former Centennial quarterback shot, killed According to police, multiple people called 911 reporting they heard a single gunshot outside of Locksley's home. Officers arrived to find 25-year-old Meiko Anthony Locksley suffering from a gunshot wound. His oldest, Mike Jr., played for his father at IL, and his youngest son, Kai, is a quarterback at Arizona Western College. Former Centennial quarterback Meiko Locksley, the son of former IL ... [Full Article...]

Graham wants Congress to save 'Dreamers' after DACA

Graham wants Congress to save 'Dreamers' after DACA Dick Durbin of IL and Republican Sen. Krishnamoorthi was born in New Delhi, India, and came to the U.S.as a 3-month-old with his father, who was traveling on a student visa to attend graduate school, and his mother, said Wilson Baldwin, the lawmaker's spokesman. [Full Article...]

Two National Parks threatened by wildfires burning along US West Coast, Canada

Two National Parks threatened by wildfires burning along US West Coast, Canada A state of emergency has been in effect in Montana since late July. Much of Idaho is covered with smoke once again from fires burning to the north and west of the state and will continue to see more as the week continues. Officials said the fire had gone through about half the grove but had not killed any trees. The smoke is not from any wildfires in Colorado. According to the National Inter... [Full Article...]

Labour MPs face three-line whip to oppose European Union withdrawal bill

Labour MPs face three-line whip to oppose European Union withdrawal bill The latter insinuation that Conservative MPs that back amendments are conspiring to support a Corbyn government have infuriated internal opposition MPs, especially after the prime minister suggested that she wants to remain at the helm of the government well beyond Brexit and lead the Conservatives in the next general election of 2022. [Full Article...]

Trump woos Democrat with trip on Air Force One

Trump woos Democrat with trip on Air Force One President Trump in a Wednesday tweet previewing his upcoming trip to North Dakota to discuss taxes again claimed that the U.S.is the highest taxed nation in the world, despite data to the contrary. "We are going to cut taxes". It was at the 1964 National Republican Convention in San Francisco when I heard President Reagan talk about tax burdens and how no nation in history has ever survived a ta... [Full Article...]

New Orleans standing down from Harvey ramp-up

New Orleans standing down from Harvey ramp-up Then, there are those who dealt with the same thing 12 years ago in Hurricane Katrina who will have to use all of their learned skills once again. Now that the rains have stopped in Houston, we can say with certainty that the city's brush with Harvey resulted in the largest precipitation total over three days from a single storm in USA history, as well as over four days, with 32.47 inches of rai... [Full Article...]

Eden Hazard Pleads For Costa To Return

Eden Hazard Pleads For Costa To Return The Spanish club is likely hoping he will stay match fit prior to any transfer in January, although that would risk injury and a potential Chelsea return. The Belgian stopper posted a photograph to Instagram showing he and Costa celebrating last season's Premier League triumph but it was is caption that tickled supporters. [Full Article...]

It's not Hal over after Ben Woodburn's late show lifts Wales

It's not Hal over after Ben Woodburn's late show lifts Wales Chris Coleman's side found it tough to break their opponents down, with Hal Robson-Kanu netting a vital 80th minute goal. Having delivered when his country needed against Austria , Woodburn did it again four days later in Moldova . Austria and Georgia ground out a 1-1 draw in Vienna. Aaron Ramsey made it 2-0 for Wales deep into stoppage time. Meanwhile, Bale is a 9/4 shot to open the s... [Full Article...]

WATCH Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg opposes abortion 'even after rape'

WATCH Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg opposes abortion 'even after rape' Speaking to Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid Rees-Mogg faced a barrage of questions on his Catholic, conservative views on same-sex relationships and abortion. "With abortion, it is something that is done to the unborn child". Rees-Mogg, who previously admitted that he had never changed a nappy for any of his six children , said he is against abortion in all forms because of his Catholic religion. [Full Article...]

Putin: We 'Reserve the Right' to Expel Additional US Diplomats From Russia

Putin: We 'Reserve the Right' to Expel Additional US Diplomats From Russia North Korea launched its sixth test of a nuclear weapon Sunday with seismological data indicating the weapon was the most powerful ever to be detonated by Pyongyang, according to nuclear experts. Russian President Vladimir Putin waded into Russia's diplomatic row with the United States on Tuesday, saying Moscow could further cut USA diplomatic staff in Russia and calling US searches of a Ru... [Full Article...]

British national held for sodomising visually-challenged students

British national held for sodomising visually-challenged students The British High Commission had been informed of Ward's arrest, the police said. A senior officer said that Murray's laptop contained objectionable photos and videos, and that his phone was also being looked into to find if he had stored similar content in it. [Full Article...]

Harvey death toll reaches 60 as thousands remain displaced

Harvey death toll reaches 60 as thousands remain displaced Many Houston streets remain 4 or more feet underwater after being pelted by 50 or more inches of rain over the past week. "I went to the Aranas Pass Facebook page and found out they have a gofundme campaign going on", she said. "The EPA is going to get on top of that". "I got a really poignant email yesterday from the town of Stafford (located in the southwest part of Houston ) and their ... [Full Article...]


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