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Cowboys try building on win after anthem display, slow start

Cowboys try building on win after anthem display, slow start Trump tweeted that when the Cowboys knelt before the anthem , it resulted in the loudest booing he had ever heard - "great anger". While he continued to slammed the National Football League and its ratings, he commended the Cowboys for standing up for the anthem saying, "Big progress being made-we all love our country!" They then stood in unision, unlocked arms and returned to the sideline w... [Full Article...]

James Mattis meets PM Modi, discusses enhanced India-US cooperation

James Mattis meets PM Modi, discusses enhanced India-US cooperation Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah will be on a three-day visit to India , starting tomorrow, the Ministry of External Affairs said today. She said both sides recognize the importance of holding accountable those who use terrorism as an instrument of state policy and dismantling the infrastructure that supports terrorism. [Full Article...]

Inquiry blames BHU, pressure on VC mounts

Inquiry blames BHU, pressure on VC mounts The UP government finally intervened in the BHU incident a day after both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah asked Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath about the unsavoury incident. They should keep away from holding agitations on campuses", he said. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has found lapses on the part of the university authorities including the security guard... [Full Article...]

Explainer: What the ICC's revised playing conditions mean

Explainer: What the ICC's revised playing conditions mean A player can be dismissed from the field of play for the rest of a Test, one-day or T20 worldwide matches for serious misconduct under the new rules introduced by the global Cricket Council. There will be no more top-up of reviews after 80 overs in an innings, meaning teams have only two unsuccessful reviews per innings, and the DRS will be allowed in T20s. [Full Article...]

US Imposes Sanctions on Nine North Korean Banks, 26 Individuals

The US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on nine North Korean banks and 26 individuals over alleged links to the DPRK regime, according to US Treasury's website. North Korea's global financial representatives based in China, Russia, Libya and the United Arab Emirates are also included on the sanctions list. This action might particularly affect Chinese banks, since they... [Full Article...]

Klobuchar, Sanders Face Off Against Graham, Cassidy At Health Care Debate

Klobuchar, Sanders Face Off Against Graham, Cassidy At Health Care Debate Collins had said she was not likely to support the measure but came out as an official "no" following the late-Monday afternoon release of a preliminary Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report that estimated the legislation would strip millions of their health insurance. [Full Article...]

London Mayor claims Trump's rhetoric much like ISIS

Mr Khan also used his conference appearance to say it would be "wrong" for Britain to host President Donald Trump on a state visit, describing some of the U.S. He added, "I'm a westerner, but also a very proud Muslim". "I sometimes think people are ignorant", he said. He also spoke about Labour's performance in the June general election , when the party secured 40% of the vote and strip... [Full Article...]

Top US,Cuban diplomats meet over incidents in embassy

Top US,Cuban diplomats meet over incidents in embassy Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez called for Tuesday's meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington to discuss the case, which has been threatening the already-fragile detente between the two former Cold War foes. "We've brought some of those people home". He said the government has found "no evidence whatsoever" that could confirm the causes or the origin of the health pr... [Full Article...]

Korean shares open lower amid escalating tensions over N. Korea

Korean shares open lower amid escalating tensions over N. Korea On Monday, Ri escalated the threat by saying Trump's weekend claim that North Korea's leaders would soon be gone "is clearly a declaration of war". Speaking to reporters before leaving a United Nations meeting in New York, Ri said Trump had "declared war" on his country by tweeting that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer". [Full Article...]

Stricker: US golf team will 'respect flag'

Stricker: US golf team will 'respect flag' It would certainly have caused a furore, especially with President Trump so closely linked to golf through his ownership of plush resorts and frequent golf breaks. Anthems also are played from the country of each player on the global team. "I think you'll see in golf that there's a little bit more restraint", he said Tuesday on " Morning Drive ". [Full Article...]

Trump's Travel Ban Replaced With 'Tailored Travel Restrictions'

Trump's Travel Ban Replaced With 'Tailored Travel Restrictions' The restrictions will take effect staring October 18, but will not impact those who already hold visas. Trump also released a statement saying that the new travel restrictions represent actions that the government is taking to ensure safety and security for Americans by restricting entry into the U.S. [Full Article...]

Twitter explains why Trump North Korea tweet wasn't removed

Twitter has responded to critics who claim the social network has given President Donald Trump a pass on his inflammatory tweets. Twitter on Monday explained why it will not be deleting President Trump's tweet threatening North Korea tweet, saying it did not violate the company's rules after weighing its "newsworthiness". [Full Article...]

Is it illegal not to stand for the National Anthem?

Is it illegal not to stand for the National Anthem? Great anger... But while Dallas dropped to its knees as a team, they all stood up for our National Anthem . Big progress being made-we all love our country! On Sunday, players of all beliefs across the National Football League, and even different sports, stood arm in arm with a powerful message: The president doesn't get to decide which kind of peaceful protest is acceptable and w... [Full Article...]

Oxford student Lavinia Woodward spared jail for knife attack

Oxford student Lavinia Woodward spared jail for knife attack Woodward stabbed her then-boyfriend, a student at Cambridge University, in the leg with a bread knife after punching him in the face. Despite admitting the brutal, violent attack, Judge Ian Pringle QC told her in May that she was unlikely to go to prison. [Full Article...]

VENEZUELA: Country Rejects Travel Ban Decreed By Donald Trump

VENEZUELA: Country Rejects Travel Ban Decreed By Donald Trump Venezuela's foreign minister has dismissed his country being added to the USA administration's travel ban and said President Donald Trump acted like the "world's emperor" at the United Nations General Assembly last week. The US is not the only country to have imposed sanctions on Venezuela. In Trump's speech , the president vowed to stand with the starving Venezuelan people. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Maria producing wind gusts in Outer Banks, NC

Tropical Storm Maria producing wind gusts in Outer Banks, NC It's moving north at 7 miles per hour, with a minimum central barometric pressure of 28.65 inches. Even though we don't have to deal with Maria here in the Triad, it's good to be prepared for the rest of this hurricane season, and for future seasons to come. [Full Article...]

Republican Sen. Bob Corker won't seek re-election

Republican Sen. Bob Corker won't seek re-election Once considered a potential nominee for secretary of state in the Trump administration, Corker drew widespread opposition from conservatives, most notably for his role in the Iran nuclear deal . In August, after Trump's much-criticized reaction to violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia, Corker told reporters in his home state Tennessee that Trump had not been able to demonstrate the ... [Full Article...]

US, N. Korea 'at risk of a war nobody wants'

US, N. Korea 'at risk of a war nobody wants' A senior administration official said Monday that the USA policy is not regime change. North Korea's authoritarian government doesn't allow most of its 24 million people to travel overseas, except in special cases such as for jobs that bring in foreign currency or participation in sporting events. [Full Article...]

Crystal Palace, Brighton & Chelsea: Winners & Losers of Premier League Week 6

Crystal Palace, Brighton & Chelsea: Winners & Losers of Premier League Week 6 Ramadan Sobhi started his first Premier League game of the season as Chelsea hammered Stoke City 4-0. Man City had three fewer goals after six matches (18) but had two extra points, having won every fixture. "In short, Chelsea are not really behind United at all other than the three points in the league". Manchester City attacker Leroy Sane has been selected in the European Team of ... [Full Article...]

Man grabs, shoves woman inside vehicle in possible kidnapping

Man grabs, shoves woman inside vehicle in possible kidnapping The Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners received a report outlining recommendations on releasing officer body camera video . The incident happened Sunday around 11:50 p.m.in the 100 block of West 79th Street. Detectives in Los Angeles are requesting the public's help identifying and locating the victim of a possible kidnapping. The vehicle then drives off westbound on 79th Street. [Full Article...]


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