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Blamed in baby's death, weakening Gordon spreads rain farther inland

Blamed in baby's death, weakening Gordon spreads rain farther inland There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect. Tropical Storm Gordon never became a hurricane but it was deadly all the same, killing a child by blowing a tree onto a mobile home as it made landfall. Hurricane Florence has strengthened into a major Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 130 miles per hour with higher gusts as of 5 p.m. [Full Article...]

Pole-dancing shock for kindergarten children

Pole-dancing shock for kindergarten children A principal of a Chinese elementary school has apparently lost her job after having members of her pole dancing class perform for her students and doing one dance herself. At the opening ceremony of our kindergarten, we arranged many programs, with the intention to not only make the performances different and unconventional, but also expose the children to a wider range of dances, hence the intr... [Full Article...]

All $400000 Raised for Homeless Good Samaritan Is Gone

All $400000 Raised for Homeless Good Samaritan Is Gone Bobbitt has filed a lawsuit against McClure, who works as a secretary for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, and D'Amico, a carpenter, accusing the couple of mismanaging the money raised on his behalf. Some of the money GoFundMe donors gave to him ended up in the pockets of drug dealers, Bobbitt told the Inquirer . Which is to wonder, assuming there is $150K left over, where... [Full Article...]

Former U.S. ally turned implacable foe dies in Afghanistan, Taliban announces

Former U.S. ally turned implacable foe dies in Afghanistan, Taliban announces Haqqani was praised by the late U.S. Congressman Charlie Wilson as "goodness personified". In 2001 he voluntarily gave up the operational leadership of the group to one of his sons, Sirajuddin Haqqani, who is now deputy leader of the Taliban. [Full Article...]

Protesters interrupt Kavanaugh confirmation hearing for second day

Still, he began his long day in the witness chair by declaring that "no one is above the law". Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley was tasked with making the opening remarks at the hearing and after a long period of interruptions chose to proceed with the opening statements over the shouts of protesters. [Full Article...]

North Korea wants to denuclearise by end of Trump's first term

North Korea wants to denuclearise by end of Trump's first term President Donald Trump's first term. Moon would travel to Pyongyang between 18 and 20 September, said Chung Eui-yong, head of the South's National Security Office, as he returned from a one-day meeting with Kim in North Korea. Mr. Kim told Mr. Chung he still had faith in Mr. Trump despite diplomatic setbacks, and emphasised that he has not once talked negatively about Mr. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court to deliver verdict on Section 377 tomorrow

Supreme Court to deliver verdict on Section 377 tomorrow In 2017, in a major verdict, the Supreme Court ruled that the right to privacy is a fundamental right and sexual orientation, the court said, is "an essential component of identity" and that the rights of queer people are "founded on Constitutional doctrine". [Full Article...]

Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Strikes Northern Japan Near Major City

Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Strikes Northern Japan Near Major City Roof tiles and water could be seen on the floor at Hokkaido's main airport, New Chitose Airport, which would be closed for at least Thursday. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to reporters after a powerful quake hit Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, at Abe's official residence in Tokyo. [Full Article...]

Philippines to sign exploration deal with Israeli oil company

Philippines to sign exploration deal with Israeli oil company Israel sees the four-day tour by Duterte and his top ministers as a chance to thank Manila for taking in Jews during the Holocaust and backing the Israeli independence campaign that followed. "Despots and leaders who show insanity should, well, they should be disposed of", he added. "In our efforts to strengthen the bonds of friendship and amity with our partners around the world, we shall be gu... [Full Article...]

Gordon moving fast, expected to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane

Gordon moving fast, expected to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane Previous story: Tropical Storm Gordon is moving quickly, expected to pass through southeast Florida by this afternoon, but tropical storm warnings are in effect for areas of Miami-Dade, Collier and Monroe counties as heavy rain continues. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh Refuses to Say Whether Trump Can Pardon Himself

Brett Kavanaugh Refuses to Say Whether Trump Can Pardon Himself Kavanaugh worked some five years in the Bush White House, first as legal counsel and then as staff secretary. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) called it "the noise of democracy". Questioning will begin Wednesday and last at least two days. The court begins its next term in October. Tell Grassley to allow the public release of these docs. [Full Article...]

5 takeaways from the Brett Kavanaugh hearings so far

5 takeaways from the Brett Kavanaugh hearings so far Kennedy was also the decisive vote for same-sex marriage and university affirmative action. If all goes according to Republicans' plans, the committee will vote later this month - nearly surely along straight party lines - to send his nomination to the full Senate in hopes of getting him on the court by the October 1 start of the 2018 term. [Full Article...]

Russian air strikes batter Syria's Idlib: monitor

Russian air strikes batter Syria's Idlib: monitor The province is one of the last areas in Syria held by forces opposed to President Bashar al Assad . He added: "Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed. The Kremlin waved off Mr Trump's warning on Tuesday, calling the enclave a "nest of terrorism". Assad "must not recklessly attack Idlib Province". [Full Article...]

Boston's Ayanna Pressley follows trail blazed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Boston's Ayanna Pressley follows trail blazed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Baker will face Democrat Jay Gonzalez. For starters, the much-touted wave of generational change within the Democratic Party was for real. "These times demanded more from our leaders and from our party". The Democratic party has referred to African-American women as the backbone of the party, but in recent years, some black organizers have expressed frustration that the party has not investe... [Full Article...]

Explosive device detonates outside USA embassy in Cairo

Explosive device detonates outside USA embassy in Cairo The man, Abdullah Ayman Abdel-Sameea, 24, had a backpack full of flammable chemicals outside the embassy, in the Garden City neighborhood of the capital city, Cairo, the Interior Ministry said . About an hour later, the embassy said police investigations were concluded and it was resuming normal operations. The man who threw it was detained by passers-by, before being arrested by police. [Full Article...]

Woodward Delivers, But Does He Tell Us Much We Didn’t Already Know?

Woodward Delivers, But Does He Tell Us Much We Didn’t Already Know? One of the main claims is that current and former aides kept sensitive documents off his desk to prevent him from signing them, or took different actions to those demanded by the president. What business does he have being attorney general?' U.S. Attorney General Jeff SessionsIvanka Trump, when told she was a "staffer" by Steve Bannon: 'I'm not a staffer! White House aides on Tuesday coordinat... [Full Article...]

Russia Launches Airstrikes in Syria's Rebel-Held Idlib

Russia Launches Airstrikes in Syria's Rebel-Held Idlib The White House warned Syria's President Bashar Assad on Tuesday that if he chooses to use chemical weapons, the US and its allies "will respond swiftly and appropriately", pushing back against an expected Syrian government offensive against an opposition stronghold. [Full Article...]

Skripal attack: Two Russian suspects named

Skripal attack: Two Russian suspects named Prime Minister Theresa May said the government had concluded they were officers in Russia's military intelligence service GRU. "This was not a rogue operation". The poisoning ignited a diplomatic confrontation in which hundreds of envoys were expelled by both Russian Federation and Western nations. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the names and images of the suspe... [Full Article...]

U.S. service member in Afghanistan killed in 'insider attack'

U.S. service member in Afghanistan killed in 'insider attack' North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said in a statement that a second USA service member was in stable condition after being wounded during Monday's attack. Scott Miller , who assumed command of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan on Sunday. "But they're being encouraged to keep fighting". [Full Article...]

Bob Woodward book: Trump called Sessions 'mentally retarded'

Bob Woodward book: Trump called Sessions 'mentally retarded' The President's tweets about various indictments brought against California Rep. Duncan Hunter who misused more than $250,000 in campaign funds and then threw his wife under the bus , and Chris Collins of NY who was indicted on insider trading and wire fraud . [Full Article...]


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