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Iowa High School Students Disciplined Over Burning Cross Photo

Iowa High School Students Disciplined Over Burning Cross Photo Social media lit up Wednesday morning and throughout the afternoon with an image of five Creston teenagers donning Ku Klux Klan-reminiscent hoods, holding a rifle with a scope and a Confederate flag while standing around a burning cross . [Full Article...]

Putin says sanctions against N. Korea 'useless and ineffective'

Putin says sanctions against N. Korea 'useless and ineffective' He added: "If we see that the USA would do it to us, we would do it first". On Sunday, US monitors measured a powerful 6.3-magnitude quake near the North's main testing site. Wednesday's briefings come as the USA is preparing to respond to North Korea's latest nuclear test with a new United Nations Security Council resolution. [Full Article...]

Gov. McMaster declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma approaches

Gov. McMaster declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma approaches Bob Livingston for a media availability at the South Carolina Emergency Operations Center this afternoon, Wednesday at 2:00 PM. Sprayberry said he planned to spend Wednesday on several conference calls with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to plan any response to the hurricane and to neighboring coastal states to synchronize any possible evacuations. [Full Article...]

NYC public schools are offering free lunch

NYC public schools are offering free lunch This means students will get both free breakfast and free lunch. About 75 percent of students were eligible for free lunch previous year, according to the city. "For so many students, school is the only place where they have access to a nutrition meal", Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal said. In St. Paul, Minn., a college professor has started a fund in the name of Philando Castile, the scho... [Full Article...]

Trump front-stabs stunned GOP leaders, cozies up to Dems

Trump front-stabs stunned GOP leaders, cozies up to Dems On Sunday, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin signaled that the administration had a strong desire to pass the debt-limit increase. "It was a really good moment of some bipartisanship and getting things done", top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said. [Full Article...]

Iowa's AG joins lawsuit alleging 'immediate harm' in Trump's DACA decision

Iowa's AG joins lawsuit alleging 'immediate harm' in Trump's DACA decision In its case, the state of Virginia cites that "DHS repeatedly promised applicants that information they provided as part of the DACA application process would 'not later be used for immigration enforcement purposes .'" Moreover, it alleges that U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump says USA not 'putting up with' North Korea's actions

Trump says USA not 'putting up with' North Korea's actions Protesters scuffled with armoured riot police as they attempted to block the road where US Forces Korea were transporting four additional THAAD missile interceptor launchers to a base in Seongju, around 300 km south of Seoul. Dozens of people were injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police Thursday as the USA military added more launchers to the high-tech missile-defense system... [Full Article...]

Six Aussie Uni's ranked in world's top 100

Six Aussie Uni's ranked in world's top 100 Even though universities in the United States continued to dominate the world rankings in the list, Chinese universities are constantly climbing the ladder. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching - the learning environment (30%); Research - volume, income and reputation (30%); Citations - research influence (30%); global outlook - staff, students and research (7.5%); and ... [Full Article...]

Leahy Condemns Trump's Decision on DACA

Leahy Condemns Trump's Decision on DACA District Court for the Eastern District of New York Wednesday afternoon. The move brought nationwide protests , and the lawsuit. New Mexico's attorney general joined colleagues from 14 other states and the District of Columbia on Wednesday in suing President Donald Trump to stop him from killing a program that protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation. [Full Article...]

Cops, BJP workers clash during bike rally, former CM Yeddyurappa detained

Cops, BJP workers clash during bike rally, former CM Yeddyurappa detained According to a News18 report, several prominent party leaders, including state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa and BJP Yuva Morcha president Pratap Simha, have arrived at the protest site at Jyothi circle. Large police personnel along with rapid action force have been deployed in the city. Thousands of party workers were seen gathered at Jyothi Circle holding the party's saffron flags and chanting ... [Full Article...]

National gas price average makes biggest jump since 2005

National gas price average makes biggest jump since 2005 According to Gasbuddy , the national average gasoline price saw its largest weekly jump since Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, and with Hurricane Irma on the way to the USA, those prices could keep climbing. "Much remains in the air, but the situation promises to be challenging if Irma threatens the US mainland". Gasoline prices were the highest they had been for the last three Labor Day weeken... [Full Article...]

Sooners face different challenge in Ohio State

Sooners face different challenge in Ohio State In the latest AP Top 25 released Tuesday afternoon, Alabama, the preseason No. 1 that knocked off No. 3 Florida State Saturday night, maintained its stranglehold on the top spot. No. 2 Ohio State was the only other team with a first-place vote (one). "You add Baker Mayfield to the equation. I think the trust in the guys around him right now is a little bit higher", Riley said. [Full Article...]

NY Gov. Cuomo speaks up for keeping Columbus statue in NYC

NY Gov. Cuomo speaks up for keeping Columbus statue in NYC De Blasio already has his eye on November. De Blasio , who has presided over the city as crime numbers have dropped to record lows, vehemently disagreed. "I think it's a good process to help us move forward, and we've seen similar things around the world that actually help address the issues of the past so we can look to the future", de Blasio said. [Full Article...]

'We'll see,' Trump says about whether he would attack North Korea

'We'll see,' Trump says about whether he would attack North Korea And then in his final pointed ending, James Mattis was underlining that America doesn't want to see the "total annihilation" of North Korea, but in the footnotes of the speech an unspoken reminder that this was always a possibility. The unexpectedly powerful test Sunday was said to exceed in magnitude the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan - the resultant shock caused momentary panic in parts of C... [Full Article...]

Trump on Attacking North Korea: "We'll See"

Trump on Attacking North Korea: In a flurry of phone calls with world leaders, President Donald Trump took a tough line against negotiating with North Korea as the communist country's latest nuclear test exposed stark differences among global leaders for containing the threat. [Full Article...]

Japan's Abe says North Korea situation needs quick action

Ms Haley said the U.S. would circulate new draft sanctions and wants the Security Council to vote on them on Monday. "We are running our governments", Putin told a reporter at the economic summit, which hosted leaders from Brazil, Russia, India , China and South Africa. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: Military action against North Korea 'not my first choice'

Donald Trump: Military action against North Korea 'not my first choice' Russian President Vladimir Putin says supporting a Russian-Chinese road map would help resolve the nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula. The Trump administration has obliged in spades after the impoverished totalitarian nation conducted a series of missile test firings and followed with its largest nuclear test yet, all of which rattled South Korea , Japan and the USA, the latter now consid... [Full Article...]

Putin: North Korea crisis could be 'impossible' to solve

Putin: North Korea crisis could be 'impossible' to solve His comments followed a terse UN Security Council meeting on Monday at which the USA warned the approach of imposing "incremental" sanctions against the secretive nation had not worked. Amid fears that the North Korean regime was planning a ballistic missile test similar to that conducted on July 4, the USA escalated its rhetoric and called upon the UN Security Council to completely isolate th... [Full Article...]

Trump offers to sell Japan, S. Korea more 'sophisticated military equipment'

Trump offers to sell Japan, S. Korea more 'sophisticated military equipment' Moon and Putin are set to hold their second summit talks on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia , on Wednesday. Worldwide leaders have been generally united in their aims of avoiding military action against the state, given its growing nuclear capabilities. [Full Article...]

Putin condemns North Korea's nuclear test, calls for talks

Putin condemns North Korea's nuclear test, calls for talks Haley said the United States would circulate a new Security Council resolution on North Korea this week and wanted a vote on it on Monday. "There's no bluster in there", New York Rep. On Monday, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was "begging for war" and urged the 15-member U.N. [Full Article...]


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