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Roger Goodell calls Trump's attack on National Football League players' protests 'divisive'

Roger Goodell calls Trump's attack on National Football League players' protests 'divisive' In its initial social media graphic, it used the hashtag #TakeAStandNotAKnee. In case you missed it, during a stump speech in Alabama on Friday, Trump stated, "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, say, 'Get that son of a b-ch off the field right now". [Full Article...]

Anger at Labour conference Brexit vote

The left-of-centre party confounded expectations in June's snap election by gaining an extra three million votes, a ringing endorsement for the anti-austerity programme of its veteran leftist leader . But John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor, suggested Labour might support membership of a "changed" single market where free movement was reformed to prevent workers' pay and conditions being underc... [Full Article...]

President Trump Travel Ban Expire This Sunday, What is Next

President Trump Travel Ban Expire This Sunday, What is Next The addition of North Korea and Venezuela broadens the restrictions from the original, mostly Muslim-majority list. That could range from a complete ban to more stringent screening measures for citizens of countries that haven't complied with new USA benchmarks. [Full Article...]

New quake of 6.2 magnitude felt in Mexico as rescue efforts continue

New quake of 6.2 magnitude felt in Mexico as rescue efforts continue Thirty-eight buildings are now confirmed to have fallen in the city and 500 more were damaged. Nataniel Hernandez, who lives in Tonala, one of the cities hardest hit by the powerful September 7 quake, said the Saturday morning temblor was one of the strongest movements he has felt since then. [Full Article...]

John McCain deals blow to `Obamacare´ repeal plan

John McCain deals blow to `Obamacare´ repeal plan Mr. McCain said in a Friday statement that he "cannot in good conscience" vote for a proposal from Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy that would devolve ObamaCare funding to the states, as well as repeal the medical-device tax and the employer and individual mandates. [Full Article...]

Iran Unveils New Long-Range Missile

Iran Unveils New Long-Range Missile In comments on Saturday, General Hatami said that its remarkable operational range and unique features have made Khorramshahr a very agile missile. On Saturday, Iran announced that it successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of up to 1,200 miles. [Full Article...]

Theresa May is dragging Britain off a Brexit cliff edge

Theresa May is dragging Britain off a Brexit cliff edge But hasn't she forgotten the majority of Scots who - let's not forget - voted to remain in the EU? The pledges were part of a charm offensive aimed at unblocking the negotiations in time for a meeting of European Union leaders on October 19-20, when her 27 counterparts will decide if talks can move onto trade. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says Iran's new ballistic missile is capable of reaching Israel

Donald Trump says Iran's new ballistic missile is capable of reaching Israel At Friday's military parade, President Hassan Rouhani vowed that Iran would press ahead with its missile programme regardless of the warnings from Washington . If he does not, Congress has 60 days to decide whether to reimpose sanctions. If he decides that it is not, that could open the way for USA lawmakers to reimpose sanctions, leading to the potential collapse of the agreement. [Full Article...]

One dead, seven injured in church shooting

One dead, seven injured in church shooting All of the injured victims are over the age of 60 and were taken to area hospitals for treatment, the Nashville Fire Department said. The extent of their injuries were unclear at this time. The gunshot victims include people who were attending a weekly church service that starts at 10 a.m. on Sundays. According to officials, the call came in at 11:15 a.m. [Full Article...]

Trump gives 'final warning' on North Korea trade. What comes next?

Trump gives 'final warning' on North Korea trade. What comes next? The threat from North Korea's nuclear and missile tests has dominated this year's gathering of world leaders, but divisions remain over how to confront Pyongyang . The quake was centred near North Korea's nuclear test site. Textile imports to North Korea are also on China's ban, the commerce ministry said. [Full Article...]

Moscow calls row kindergarten fight, China reduces oil supply to North Korea

Moscow calls row kindergarten fight, China reduces oil supply to North Korea Tensions have been mounting on the Korean Peninsula as Pyongyang continues its missile and nuclear tests and the U.S. and its regional allies - South Korea and Japan - are holding drills in the area. Kim had previously described the United States president as a " mentally deranged dotard " in response to Trump's earlier, fiery speech at the UN. Meanwhile, China announced on Saturday th... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria weakens on northern track; Lee tiny but strengthening

Even though the storm tracking models keep Maria's center offshore, if the storm gets within 200 miles of the Outer Banks, tropical storm force winds can be expected. Please consult products from your local weather office. However, forecasters are emphasising that this outlook is only one of many possibilities, and they will be monitoring the developments of Hurricane Maria closely over the ... [Full Article...]

Small Earthquake Rattles North Korea, and the World's Nerves

Small Earthquake Rattles North Korea, and the World's Nerves The implementation of sanctions on Kim Jong Un regime is based on the UN Security Council's (UNSC) unanimous approval to the new sanctions on North Korea to ban all oil imports and freeze worldwide assets of the government and its defiant leader, in response to Pyongyang's sixth and strongest nuclear test explosion on September 3. [Full Article...]

McCain 'never had any intention' of backing latest health care bill

McCain 'never had any intention' of backing latest health care bill Murray said in a statement, though, that they "identified significant common ground" but GOP leaders made a decision to "freeze" the bipartisan effort and push the party's own plan. If two Republican senators vote against the bill, Vice President Mike Pence would probably cast the deciding, tie-breaker vote to win passage. Arizona Gov. [Full Article...]

Iran's Reaction to Trump Speech: A New Ballistic Missile

Iran's Reaction to Trump Speech: A New Ballistic Missile Speaking a day later, Rouhani said the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from Trump for his "extremely offensive" rhetoric and "unfounded" allegations about Iran. "We don't think Trump will walk out of the deal despite [his] rhetoric and propaganda", he said. The agency did not provide further information on the missile. [Full Article...]

Michigan 'Dreamers' feel whipsawed by Trump's waffling on DACA (slideshow)

Michigan 'Dreamers' feel whipsawed by Trump's waffling on DACA (slideshow) President Donald Trump has questioned why undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children should be deported, a sharp departure from the campaign when he advocated for the removal of all who were violating immigration laws. [Full Article...]

Adrian Peterson, Cam Jordan among Saints sitting during national anthem

Even if the Saints defense somehow keeps the game in the 20s, Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his offense must outplay the NFL's No. 1-ranked scoring defense (6.0 ppg) which has yet to yield a touchdown. Neither Mark Ingram nor Adrian Peterson have been able to establish themselves in the Saints offense through two games. Things won't get any easier for them against the Panthers, who boas... [Full Article...]

UFC Fight Night 117 Results: Gokhan Saki KO's Henrique da Silva

UFC Fight Night 117 Results: Gokhan Saki KO's Henrique da Silva Saki's assault continued throughout the first round as he landed a barrage of left hands that rattled da Silva numerous times, but to his credit, the UFC veteran weathered the storm amidst a bloody nose, while eating a ton of shots. " Anyone who thinks that's a bad stoppage PLEASE don't ever apply to be refs ", White wrote on Instagram . Many felt that referee Greg Kleynjans had indeed stopped ... [Full Article...]

China's August trade with North Korea surges after United Nations sanctions

China's August trade with North Korea surges after United Nations sanctions Tensions are extremely heightened after President Trumps horrific speech at the United Nations where he called Kim-Jong-un the "rocket man", Jong-un said that Trump's speech was the "most ferocious declaration of war in history". The Pentagon said the patrols are created to display the numerous military options Trump has at his disposal in response to the threat presented by North Korea's nuclear ... [Full Article...]

Syria: SDF says it took Conoco gas field from ISIL

Syria: SDF says it took Conoco gas field from ISIL Syrian government forces and the US -backed SDF are in a race to take control of energy resources in Syria located in Deir ez-Zor province, and according to SDF spokesman Nasser Haj Mansour, the militia seized the Conoco gas field Saturday , ripping it away from ISIS fighters, the Associated Press reports. [Full Article...]


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