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Morsi sentenced to 25 years in final ruling for espionage case

Morsi sentenced to 25 years in final ruling for espionage case The Court of Cassation, Egypt's highest appeal court, rejected the former president's appeal and said the ruling is "final and unappealable", state-run MENA news agency reported. Hundreds of the group supporters received death and life sentences, mostly over violence, murder and spying charges. But his death sentence verdict was overturned. [Full Article...]

Richard Shelby: Luther Strange 'right person' to be senator

Richard Shelby: Luther Strange 'right person' to be senator Unusual took over the seat this year when Jeff Sessions, the state's longtime senator, resigned to become US attorney general. Sessions stepped down from the U.S. Odd has utilized Shelby's name in recent campaign advertisement fliers that have been sent to voters statewide. Odd faces a tight race with Moore despite the backing of Trump and a super PAC aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc... [Full Article...]

Manager of nursing home where 8 died has been charged before

Manager of nursing home where 8 died has been charged before At least six people died of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning from generators in Florida. Calls to the owner and other officials at the home were not immediately returned. "That's another question for the state agencies that regulate these nursing homes". Federal law now requires that nursing homes be kept between 71 and 81 degrees and have a backup power source in case of emergency. [Full Article...]

White House may reverse itself on withdrawing from Paris climate deal

White House may reverse itself on withdrawing from Paris climate deal Saturday afternoon, however, over three months later, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Trump administration will not withdraw after all. In an exclusive report Saturday, the Wall Street Journal states a Trump administration official told a room of global politicians that the USA will remain in the Paris climate agreement while likely lowering emissions-reduction goals it had set... [Full Article...]

Trump has military options for North Korea

Earlier this week, the UN Security Council agreed to tighten sanctions on North Korea, banning its textile exports and capping fuel supplies. Kim's sabre-ratling is both an attempt to challenge Donald Trump directly and an effort to drive a wedge between the United States and its key East Asian allies, Japan and South Korea. [Full Article...]

Manage railways better Instead of bullet trains

Manage railways better Instead of bullet trains Uddhav Thackeray's party had dismissed the Rs1.08 lakh crore bullet train project calling it unnecessary and a dream for the wealthy. When AV spoke to Raju Shetti, Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana Chief he said, "The rural areas of Maharashtra remain underdeveloped and the government is talking about bullet trains". [Full Article...]

Facebook gives special counsel detailed records about Russian ad buys

Facebook gives special counsel detailed records about Russian ad buys Facebook policy dictates that it would only turn over "the stored contents of any account,". The ads and accounts appeared to focus on amplifying divisive social and political messages across the ideological spectrum, touching on topics from LGBT matters to race issues to immigration to gun rights, the social networking giant had earlier said. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose Could Near US East Coast Next Week

No coastal watches or warnings are in effect for Jose, but the storm is expected to "generate swells that will spread northward, reaching the mid-Atlantic coast and the coast of southern New England during the next few days". "Interests along the US east coast from North Carolina to New England should monitor the progress of Jose during the next several days". The storm's maximum sustained winds... [Full Article...]

Trump's warning against "chain migration" new bump for talks on immigration legislation

In the United States , a fraction of green cards are issued annually based on family connections, including spouses, children and some extended family members, a practice that conservative organizations have warned against. While allowing young people who came to the USA illegally to stay in the country is broadly popular, immigration hardliners consider it amnesty. Offering them legal protecti... [Full Article...]

Tropical Depression Fourteen forms in far eastern Atlantic

The storm was moving west-northwest at 8 miles per hour. At this time , the National Hurricane Center keeps Jose just offshore and doesn't predict that the storm will make landfall in the USA over the next 3 to 5 days. The loop back toward the coast comes after Jose is expected to travel southwest - essentially backwards - and then move closer to shore. The second wave, located closer t... [Full Article...]

Nine million people without power as Irma death toll climbs

Nine million people without power as Irma death toll climbs By 10 p.m. Monday the center said five more calls were made for help. Victims were suffering from respiratory distress, dehydration and other heat-related injuries. Mainly, however, he sought to highlight the work of federal, state and local agencies, which have received praise for their coordination amid trying circumstances. [Full Article...]

What is Sardar Sarovar Dam

What is Sardar Sarovar Dam Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday inaugurate the newly constructed second biggest dam, Sardar Sarovar Dam, almost six decades after its foundation stone was laid, during his visit to Gujarat on his birthday, state BJP spokesperson Bharat Pandya said earlier. [Full Article...]

Probe opens into 8 deaths at Florida nursing home

Probe opens into 8 deaths at Florida nursing home More than 100 people were evacuated from the Rehabilitation Center, in Hollywood , on Wednesday morning where residents were suffering from intense heat and lack of power after the deadly hurricane . "This situation is unfathomable", he said. Some of the patients admitted to nearby Memorial Regional Hospital had temperatures of up to 106 degrees, hospital officials said Thursday. [Full Article...]

Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away at 98

Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away at 98 Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman met Singh at the Indian Army's RR hospital on Saturday evening. Educated at Montgomery, British India (now in Pakistan), he had joined the RAF College, Cranwell in 1938 and was commissioned as a pilot officer in December the following year. [Full Article...]

UN Security council condemns North Korea's test

The report says the tests conducted by Seoul were immediately after North Korea launched an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 from the vicinity of Sunan airport near Pyongyang early Friday morning. September 3: North Korea carries out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date, claiming it was a hydrogen bomb. "South Korea posture, respond to North Korea's growing nuclear and miss... [Full Article...]

Fire breaks out in RK Studio in Chembur

Fire breaks out in RK Studio in Chembur However, the being a Saturday there was no crew at the set. Mumbai's popular R.K.Studios, in Chembur , caught fire on Saturday afternoon. No casualty has been reported after the incident and the reason behind this statement will be revealed only after the investigation is done. [Full Article...]

Deaths and Damage in Hurricane-Affected US Nursing Facilities

Deaths and Damage in Hurricane-Affected US Nursing Facilities The call came after a transformer that powered the air conditioning went out. The death toll across the Caribbean stood at 38, AP reported. Trump's comments were reminiscent of a similarly ill-timed remark by former President George W. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Renews Long-Shot Call To End The Electoral College

Hillary Clinton Renews Long-Shot Call To End The Electoral College You may have noticed Hillary Clinton back on your TV screen lately. " What Happened " is what has been described by publisher Simon & Schuster as a candid account of Clinton's devastating election loss to Donald Trump , along with what the whole ordeal taught her, according to Fortune . [Full Article...]

California legislature passes bill requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns

California legislature passes bill requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns The bill, known as SB54, bans law enforcement officials from asking about the immigration status of people under arrest, and prevents local police from being "deputized as immigration agents", The Associated Press reports . The governor of IL signed a bill last month protecting people from being detained simply due to their immigration status or because they are the subject of an immigration-rela... [Full Article...]

Crypto prices dive as China shuts exchanges

Crypto prices dive as China shuts exchanges David Coker, lecturer at Westminster Business School, said: "While the Chinese regulator's crackdown in bitcoin exchanges was not surprising - China has been trying to put a stop on capital flight for several years now - its actions simply won't be effective for three reasons". [Full Article...]


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