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Chicago scores legal victory in sanctuary city battle with Sessions

Chicago scores legal victory in sanctuary city battle with Sessions Leinenweber temporarily blocked both requirements on a nationwide basis Friday, explaining that the federal government does not have the authority to place new immigration-related conditions on the grants, as Congress did not grant that authority in setting up the program. [Full Article...]

Research on big ears, crocodile gambling wins Ig Nobels

Research on big ears, crocodile gambling wins Ig Nobels And it has been barely 20 years since science definitively established whether old men's ears really are larger. The paper, called " On the Rheology of Cats " argues that household pets should be seen as both of liquid and solid due to their special skill. [Full Article...]

6th Grader Dragged From Class For Not Standing During Pledge Of Allegiance

6th Grader Dragged From Class For Not Standing During Pledge Of Allegiance Stone says he feels like his rights have been violated, and fears having to return to the school to suffer more punishment. Stone Chaney said a homeroom teacher at East Middle School tried forcing him to stand. Stone was asked what he would say to those who are critical of people who don't stand during the Pledge. That means that the person who allegedly thought it was all right to snatch a ch... [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley and HR McMaster Join White House Press Briefing 9/15/2017

Nikki Haley and HR McMaster Join White House Press Briefing 9/15/2017 And Trump said the country had "once again shown its utter contempt for its neighbors and for the entire world community". North Korea fired a missile Friday over Japan, its second launch over the country since Trump threatened in August to unleash "fire and fury" against Pyongyang if acts of aggression continued. [Full Article...]

Vatican diplomat to the USA recalled amid child porn investigation

Vatican diplomat to the USA recalled amid child porn investigation State Department that the priest would face criminal prosecution for child pornography. It's hardly a welcome development, but this case does give Pope Francis a chance to demonstrate whether the Catholic Church's leadership has learned its lessons from the decades-long abuse scandals around the world. [Full Article...]

Restoring electricity a priority as Trump visits Florida

Restoring electricity a priority as Trump visits Florida In Florida , more than four million people were still without electricity on Thursday, four days after Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a powerful Category Four storm. It was Trump's third trip in less than three weeks to the South to survey storm damage. At least 23 people died in Florida and nearby states, and destruction was widespread in the Keys, where Irma made initial US landfal... [Full Article...]

Honeymoon plane request was about national security - Mnuchin

Honeymoon plane request was about national security - Mnuchin The Treasury Department also said Thursday that Mnuchin requested a government plane so he could access secure communications. Acknowledging that Mr. "So let me just set the record straight, first of all, the government has never paid for any of my personal travel". Mnuchin was in Kentucky with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to talk about tax policy. [Full Article...]

Ferrari and Red Bull have upper hand for F1 Singapore GP

Ferrari and Red Bull have upper hand for F1 Singapore GP The result, a disappointing display for Ferrari in front of their passionate tifosi, also cost Vettel the overall championship lead he had enjoyed all year, handing Hamilton a three-point advantage instead. But Ricciardo arrives in Singapore in very consistent form, with six podiums in the last nine races. After all, Mercedes won with Lewis Hamilton in 2014. [Full Article...]

West Brom vs West Ham

West Brom vs West Ham Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho will push for a January transfer to West Ham United, according to the Mirror , despite the fractious relationship between the two clubs. The Baggies, who have failed to score more than one goal in a league game this season, now find themselves ninth in the table with seven points. Wagner said that he knows " what we did wrong " and stressed that " w... [Full Article...]

Lawyers offer free legal help to 'Dreamers' facing potential end of DACA

They want to do something". He said he was "not talking about amnesty at all". We were told to vote and to encourage others to vote, but we kept taking Trump and his supporters as a joke. Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that President Trump's dealings with Democrats shouldn't surprise anyone, adding that "Washington needs to wake up" and understand the president is loo... [Full Article...]

Disbelief, outrage and shrugs: How Trump's bipartisan immigration dinner shuffled the swamp

Disbelief, outrage and shrugs: How Trump's bipartisan immigration dinner shuffled the swamp With his poll numbers sagging, Trump has spent recent weeks alternating between being deeply anxious about disappointing his base and deeply frustrated with Republican lawmakers' struggles to pass significant legislation. Republicans still control which legislation comes up for votes, and neither Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell nor House Speaker Paul Ryan appeared eager to sign on. [Full Article...]

Actor Kamal Haasan to launch his own political party

Actor Kamal Haasan to launch his own political party On the question of whether he will join hands with Rajinikanth in politics, Kamal said if Rajini enters politics, he will join hands with him. Veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan has confirmed, after months of speculation, that he will be entering politics by forming his own party no later than the end of this month, in an interview to a TV new channel. [Full Article...]

Video reportedly shows Kenneka Jenkins enter freezer alone

Video reportedly shows Kenneka Jenkins enter freezer alone Police say they've interviewed a dozen people who were at the hotel when Jenkins went missing or are otherwise involved. Jenkins' death became the focus of fevered online conjecture, with thousands of people using Facebook videos evidently taken at the hotel room party to spin theories about what happened. [Full Article...]

Will Hurricane Jose Hit Philadelphia, Pennsylvania?

Will Hurricane Jose Hit Philadelphia, Pennsylvania? According to the Bermuda Weather Service, it is nearing the base of its turn and is expected to turn westerly and then west-northwesterly over the next day or so. Tropical Storm Jose has been creating some kind of suspense amongst meteorologists as well as residents of the United States for quite some time now. [Full Article...]

Turkish PM says Iraqi Kurdish vote grave mistake

Turkish PM says Iraqi Kurdish vote grave mistake Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) parliament in Northern Iraq passed late Friday the decision to hold an independence referendum on September 25. "The Kurdistan political leadership shall meet soon to discuss the alternative and the position of the Kurdistan Region will be declared as a result of that meeting", the statement said. [Full Article...]

Curfew imposed in Nigerian state

Curfew imposed in Nigerian state Brig. -Gen. Sani Usman, Director, Army Public Relations, said this in a statement in Abuja. Abia State governor Okazie Ikpeazu has said he will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to ask for a relaxation of the military operation in the sate. [Full Article...]

Pakistan, Afghanistan, US to eliminate Daesh

Pakistan, Afghanistan, US to eliminate Daesh The officials said two suspects were also wounded in Friday's strike on a border village in the Kurram tribal region. A spokesman for the US-led worldwide force in Kabul had no immediate information on the report but said he would look into it. [Full Article...]

Resolution condemning hate groups signed

Resolution condemning hate groups signed It also urges the president and his administration to "speak out against hate groups that espouse racism, extremism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and white supremacy", and calls on the Justice Department and other federal agencies to "use all resources available" to address the growing prevalence of those groups. [Full Article...]

Florida 'hot cop' under investigation for anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Florida 'hot cop' under investigation for anti-Semitic Facebook posts In another comment, Hammill said people who take advantage of government support should be dealt with "the Hitler way". Hamill was sworn in as a police officer for the Gainesville Police Department in October 2016. The Knoxville Police Department also got in on the fun, posting a picture of their own hunky officers. Under Florida Law, complaint information is confidential until an investigation ... [Full Article...]

Ancient Indians were using zero even earlier than we thought

Ancient Indians were using zero even earlier than we thought The experiment, conducted by the University of Oxford , saw the using radiocarbon dating on the Bakhshali manuscript which revealed that it dates from as early as the 3 century, which is five centuries older tha nprevoiously estimated. According to the report published in Guardian , the results of the study and the manuscript, which is housed in United Kingdom since 1902 would be on public dis... [Full Article...]


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