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Refusing to Be Bargaining Chips, Dreamers Shut Down Pelosi's Pro-Dreamer Event

The protesters who interrupted the conference were calling for a "clean" DREAM act - one that did not make concessions to Republicans on border security. The Democrats say a deal has been reached, but the White House denies it. "Let me say this, because you've had your say, and it's lovely to our ears to hear you protecting your self dignity", Pelosi began. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose tracks closer to NYC, slated to affect work week

Hurricane Jose tracks closer to NYC, slated to affect work week A tropical storm watch is in effect for Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines. Maria has prompted a hurricane warning for Martinique , Guadeloupe, Dominica , St. As of 11 a.m. Monday, Jose was a Category 1 hurricane spinning in the Atlantic Ocean between North Carolina and Bermuda. Some of the outer bands of rain from Jose will arrive as early as Tuesday morning to easte... [Full Article...]

Cowboys Are NFL's Most Valuable Team

Cowboys Are NFL's Most Valuable Team The Chiefs are the 24th most valuable team in the NFL , Forbes says. Teams with new or renovated stadium salso saw a rise in value. Jerry Jones paid $140 million for the Cowboys and Cowboys Stadium in 1989, which means the team is worth roughly 17 times more than what he paid for it, factoring for inflation. [Full Article...]

USA could shut its embassy in Cuba over mysterious 'health attacks'

USA could shut its embassy in Cuba over mysterious 'health attacks' Some are struggling with concentration or common word recall, The Associated Press has reported . According to the AP, some of the victims felt vibrations or heard loud sounds in only parts of rooms, typically over their beds. diplomats has caught American officials off guard. The next year embassies were re-opened and restrictions on travel and commerce eased - signs of a warming relations... [Full Article...]

US flies warplanes amid tensions with N Korea

US flies warplanes amid tensions with N Korea She added that the UN Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear programme - and the United States may now turn to the Pentagon. China's foreign ministry spokesman has said that by sending "threatening messages" including "warnings of military action", the United States is "further complicating the situation". [Full Article...]

PM to dedicate Narmada dam project today

PM to dedicate Narmada dam project today Speaking on the occasion, he said the huge gathering shows the respect that people have for Maa Narmada. In a statement, SAIL said it supplied about 85,000 tonnes of steel to Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd. Modi said the project would help take water to the Indo-Pak border in Gujarat, 700 km from the dam site, to fulfil the water needs of BSF soldiers, besides benefitting states like Gujarat... [Full Article...]

Woman attacks four U.S. tourists with acid in Marseille train station

Woman attacks four U.S. tourists with acid in Marseille train station In January, authorities said a 15-year-old Turkish Kurd attacked a Jewish teacher with a machete and claimed he did so on behalf of the Islamic State. According to local news outlet, La Provence , firefighters were rushed to the scene after the substance, which was identified as hydrochloric acid, was hurled over the victims around 11am. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson Guilty of A 'Clear Misuse Of Statistics' Over £350m Claim

Boris Johnson Guilty of A 'Clear Misuse Of Statistics' Over £350m Claim A spokesman for Johnson said: "Boris has spoken to Norgrove and he has made clear that he was complaining about the headlines and not Boris's piece and, in fact, admitted that Boris's wording in the piece was absolutely fine". The UK's gross contribution was actually £361m, but - crucially - the rebate is removed before any money is sent to the EU. Labour MP Chuka Umunna, who is a staunch Re... [Full Article...]

Gareth Thomas Slams Israel Folau For Anti-Gay Marriage Stance

Gareth Thomas Slams Israel Folau For Anti-Gay Marriage Stance Australia on Tuesday launched a postal vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage as a widely watched poll indicated the country would overwhelmingly support such unions. "Now my godson Sean has been punched standing up for marriage equality". A Sydney man claims he has received death threats after joking about being an Australia Post worker and throwing out same-sex surveys marked 'no'. [Full Article...]

May censures Trump for tweets on London terror attack

May censures Trump for tweets on London terror attack Actually, his irresponsibly rapid response to the attack at the Parsons Green station compared with his deeply problematic stance on the white supremacists responsible for the death of Heather Heyer proves Trump only has a voice for the kinds of terrorism that fit his agenda . [Full Article...]

White House may reverse itself on withdrawing from Paris climate deal

White House may reverse itself on withdrawing from Paris climate deal The Journal quoted European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete as saying top Trump officials stated that the USA will not renegotiate the Paris accord, and will review the terms of how the US can engage in the existing agreement. [Full Article...]

Minnesota Vikings QB Sam Bradford questionable

Minnesota Vikings QB Sam Bradford questionable ESPN reported that the Vikings have some concern with Bradford, but Zimmer on Friday declined to say if that is accurate or address any specifics about Bradford's knee. He completed 27 of 32 passes for 346 yards and three touchdowns and had a career-high passer rating of 143.0. Sloter, who played his college football at the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Northern Col... [Full Article...]

Jury says teen in Slenderman stabbing attack was mentally ill

Jury says teen in Slenderman stabbing attack was mentally ill Westendorf was appointed by a judge to evaluate Weier, now 15, after her plea. The Journal Sentinel reports Westendorf acknowledged under cross-examination that the condition is rare among two children who are friends. Geyser, who did the stabbing, will go on trial next month. "At the moment of this awful tragic event, that she was confused and convinced that something real was going on with t... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin, Ether in bear market territory after declines

Bitcoin, Ether in bear market territory after declines The price of Bitcoin tumbled sharply following the BTCC announcement late on Thursday but has since regained some ground. The country's regulators have reportedly issued an order to all local cryptocurrency exchanges to halt new user registration by midnight on September 15 and publicly notify users when they'll formally close. [Full Article...]

North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration

North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration Ethiopia's U.N. Mission, which holds the council presidency this month, said closed-door consultations will take place Friday afternoon at the request of the United States and Japan. That plan seeks to set the stage for a resumption of talks after Pyongyang suspends its nuclear and ballistic missile activity and the US and South Korea suspend their joint military exercises. [Full Article...]

School dormitory fire kills at least 23 in Malaysia

School dormitory fire kills at least 23 in Malaysia The department's director-general Wan Mohd Nor Ibrahim said initial submissions of architectural drawings showed that the building had two stairwells and was an open concept dormitory which would allow those inside access to both stairwells for emergency exit. [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer proves he's still Team Trump on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Sean Spicer proves he's still Team Trump on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Spicer added that the White House press corps questioning his integrity on day one was "not something I anticipated". He stayed on until August. Probably not, since we very much expect him to make his presence felt at some point on either some other news program or even entertainment, if Spicer wants to go that route. [Full Article...]

S. Carolina Sen. Tim Scott to discuss Charlottesville response with Trump

S. Carolina Sen. Tim Scott to discuss Charlottesville response with Trump But according to CNN , Scott also said that Trump expressed no regret about his remarks on Charlottesville-and once again tried "to convey that there was an antagonist on the other side". What someone on the White House staff didn't get was the senator's name. As the only black Republican in the Senate and the first African-American elected to statewide office in SC since Reconstruction, Scot... [Full Article...]

Trump's voting commission descends further into farce

Trump's voting commission descends further into farce Gardner told NBC the elections recorded in New Hampshire were "real and valid". He was referring to an op-ed that Kobach, the commission's vice chair, penned for Breitbart last week claiming he'd found "proof" that out-of-state voters had taken advantage of the state's same-day registration to cast illegal votes. [Full Article...]

Juncker's Union: seizing the day

Juncker's Union: seizing the day He looked ahead to the day after Britain's departure on March 29, 2019, saying Europe should " throw off the bowlines , sail away from the harbour" - and have another summit, in Romania . Poland is subject to the commission's first-ever probe of an European Union country over the rule of law because of concern that the governing Law & Justice party is undermining judicial independence. [Full Article...]


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