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Ryan Zinke: National Monuments Should Shrink

Ryan Zinke: National Monuments Should Shrink Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking at least four national monuments, according to a memorandum obtained by The Washington Post . But if President Trump follows through on them, he will face intense legal pushback from environmentalists, who will test to what extent the Antiquities Act can be used to reduce the footprint of national monuments, rather than expand it. [Full Article...]

Elisabeth Moss Wins First Emmy for 'Handmaid's Tale' After 8 Nominations

Need a crowd-size estimate? "This will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys, period ". In that one sentence Spicer basically called both himself and the president liars. Glover won his first Emmy and made history at the same time for directing the "B.A.N" episode of Atlanta . "Why didn't you give him an Emmy?" he asked the voters in the live audience. [Full Article...]

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at UN

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at UN He is expected to seek global support to pressure North Korea from carrying out any more nuclear tests. The administration called for severe cuts in funding to the organization - funding that the United Nations says it can not do its work without. [Full Article...]

Will the Senate hold another Obamacare repeal vote?

Will the Senate hold another Obamacare repeal vote? He said it amounts to "Obamacare lite". All who care about the expansion of health care coverage need to focus their energies on defeating this latest attack on Obamacare. Republican senators from Medicaid expansion states, including Rob Portman of OH and Shelly Moore Capito of West Virginia, are among those who say they're still reviewing the legislation. [Full Article...]

German liberals would expect finance ministry in Merkel coalition

Germans don't directly vote for their leader like in the United States, but they can vote for a party. The poll of 1,383 voters, conducted from September 12 to September 14, also showed that 39 percent of those surveyed were still unsure how they would vote . [Full Article...]

Police identify London Tube bombing suspect

The 21-year-old suspect has been named as Yahyah Farroukh . Police arrested a second suspect in connection with the Parsons Green terror attack at a Middle Eastern chicken shop in Hounslow on Saturday night (16 September). Although the device did not explode with shrapnel in the same manner as the Tube bombs which killed 52 during the 2005 London transit attacks, the heat produced by the de... [Full Article...]

IPOB members arrested will be tried as terrorists

IPOB members arrested will be tried as terrorists This announcement came as President Muhammadu Buhari held a closed-door meeting with some northern governors before departing for NY where he will be attending the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Ogbizi who disclosed that the policeman; an Assistant Superintendent of Police that was injured during the Ariaria invasion died in a hospital where he was receiving medical at... [Full Article...]

U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill

U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill The US military conducted a " mock bombing exercise over the sky of Korea " on Monday, the source said . The bombers flew from the USA military base in Guam and the fighters flew from Japan, joined by six South Korean fighter jets in the drill, the South Korean defence ministry added. [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley slams North Korea's "reckless" behavior

Nikki Haley slams North Korea's Now, I said yesterday I am perfectly happy kicking this over to Gen. Mattis, because he has plenty of military options. Also on Friday , the U.N. Security Council condemned the "highly provocative" missile launch by North Korea . The test fire of a ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea in an undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agen... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Watch issued for several Caribbean islands

Tropical Storm Watch issued for several Caribbean islands Maria is expected to strengthen and affect portions of the Leeward Islands as a hurricane early next week, bringing risky wind, storm surge and rainfall hazards. According to the Monday morning forecast by the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Officem, maximum sustained winds have increased to 120 km/h with higher gusts. [Full Article...]

North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans

North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans Kang and Tillerson reaffirmed the South Korea-US bilateral alliance during a phone conversation last Friday, agreeing to take "powerful" and "stern" measures to bring North Korea to dialogue and make the country relinquish its provocations against the worldwide community. [Full Article...]

Sanctions accelerate the completion of the nuclear program - North Korea

Sanctions accelerate the completion of the nuclear program - North Korea The US military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russian Federation and China began naval exercises ahead of a UN General Assembly meeting on Tuesday where North Korea's nuclear threat is likely to loom large. [Full Article...]

Iran Remains Committed to JCPOA, IAEA Chief Confirms

Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told reporters ahead of the opening of the UN General Assembly in NY that applying pressure on North Korea with sanctions was the only path to address the crisis over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. [Full Article...]

Egypt court acquits Irish citizen after 4 years in jail

Egypt court acquits Irish citizen after 4 years in jail Three days after the massacre, Mr Halawa and his three sisters - Omaima, Fatima and Somaia - joined another protest but took shelter in a mosque when the situation became violent. "I expect he will be released as soon as possible and can return home to his family". "The Egyptian justice system moves extremely slowly, numerous adjournments to Ibrahim's case have caused great anguish and pain for ... [Full Article...]

Boardman dad's clown prank ends in child endangering charges

Boardman dad's clown prank ends in child endangering charges Just before 10:30 p.m. a woman called 911 saying that a small child was being chased by a man in a mask and had jumped into her vehicle. Police say the girl was so terrified she jumped into a stranger's vehicle and then into a stranger's apartment on Saturday night, according to Fox6. [Full Article...]

Exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing genocide in Myanmar hits 379000

Exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing genocide in Myanmar hits 379000 According to the United Nations estimates, around 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state into Bangladesh since August 25 when fresh wave of violence erupted. "We call upon all Mujahid brothers in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and the Philippines to set out for Burma to help their Muslim brothers, and to make the necessary preparations - training and the like - to resist this o... [Full Article...]

2 buses collide in NYC, injuring more than a dozen

2 buses collide in NYC, injuring more than a dozen Cops and firefighters worked to remove people from the buses. . The tour bus features a logo on the back for Dahlia Travel and Tours, a Flushing-based company. Transit officials said he did an awesome job under the circumstances. Drivers should expect extensive traffic delays in the area. An investigation into the crash is now under way. [Full Article...]

US Flies Bombers amid Standoff with North Korea

US Flies Bombers amid Standoff with North Korea The impact of those sanctions depends largely on whether China , North Korea's ally and main economic partner, will fully implement them and on Russian Federation, which is hosting tens of thousands of North Korean workers. The council met behind closed doors yesterday and condemned the "highly-provocative" missile launch, but it did not threaten further sanctions. The United States often sen... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Maria Takes Aim at Caribbean Islands

Tropical Storm Maria Takes Aim at Caribbean Islands The National Hurricane Center (NHC) released its 5 p.m. public advisory Sunday announcing that the storm is moving west-northwest at 15 miles per hour with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour - and this motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected through Tuesday . [Full Article...]

Mumbai demands for reforms in local trains over the new bullet train

Mumbai demands for reforms in local trains over the new bullet train Where are the government's priorities? "We are getting a bullet train without asking for it". What is the objective of this Rs 1,08,000 crore project? Who does the Bullet train help? Will the project suffer cost overruns in case of delays? At the event, Abe and Modi pressed a button on a remote control device from the dais to unveil the foundation stone, even as a crane and a few workers... [Full Article...]


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