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Michelle Obama Lectures Women Who Dared to Vote Against Hillary Clinton

Michelle Obama Lectures Women Who Dared to Vote Against Hillary Clinton During her eight years as the First Lady, Michelle Obama won herself a legion of fans thanks to her empowering and uplifting speeches. Obama made the comments at the Inbound 2017 conference , and brought up the election results as she was discussing her observations that many women, particularly in the workplace, feel inferior and begin "pretending to be something else", according to vid... [Full Article...]

Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts, says China

Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts, says China China would limit exports of refined petroleum products from October 1, and ban exports of condensates and liquefied natural gas immediately, elaborated the ministry. Trump's executive order enables the U.S.to "sanction individual companies and institutions that finance trade with North Korea", according to the Associated Press . [Full Article...]

McCain calls for Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico

Or maybe President Trump and his team think Puerto Ricans are not as important as US southerners. One constraint that officials anxious would really start to bite as the recovery stretches on is an almost-century-old US law meant to support a robust domestic shipping industry, known as the Jones Act . [Full Article...]

US Promises to Deploy 'Strategic' Military Assets Near Korean Peninsula

US Promises to Deploy 'Strategic' Military Assets Near Korean Peninsula The South Korean government on Wednesday expressed its satisfaction over the new sanctions imposed on North Korea by the United States, saying that the measures would help pressure Pyongyang into negotiations over its nuclear programme. China, one of five permanent Security Council members with veto power, supports the latest sanctions but doesn't want to push North Korea too hard for fear Kim... [Full Article...]

North Korea not ready to shoot down B-1B bombers, Seoul says

North Korea not ready to shoot down B-1B bombers, Seoul says He also visited Yeonpyeong Island to better understand the challenges that the military faces being in close proximity to North Korea . And the North's leader, Kim Jong-un, has been exchanging increasingly bellicose threats with Mr. The war ended in a cease-fire, not a peace treaty, and tens of thousands of American soldiers have been based in the South ever since. "After speaking with commande... [Full Article...]

Palestine joining Interpol highlight of dailies — Newspapers Review

Palestine joining Interpol highlight of dailies — Newspapers Review Benjamin Netanyahu told U.S. Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt that the successful attempt by the Palestinians to enter the worldwide policing organization, among other steps it has taken recently, "seriously harms the chances to achieve peace". [Full Article...]

Top economists warn against Franco-German 'small bargain' on Europe

Top economists warn against Franco-German 'small bargain' on Europe The survey also showed that Germans and French are the most skeptical toward Macron's ideas for a European finance minister and dedicated euro zone budget. Merkel herself said Monday she wouldn't rule anything out and that she is in touch with Macron about his plans. But he predicted a so-called "Jamaica" coalition between Merkel's conservatives, the FDP and the Greens - whose combined party col... [Full Article...]

Union Power Hangs In The Balance Of This New SCOTUS Case

Union Power Hangs In The Balance Of This New SCOTUS Case Organized labor has expressed concern that a ruling throwing out the fees would give employees less incentive to join public-sector unions because they would still be represented by the union in collecting bargaining and receive the benefits from that without having to pay for it. [Full Article...]

Violence must stop, United Kingdom minister urges Aung San Suu Kyi

Violence must stop, United Kingdom minister urges Aung San Suu Kyi On Wednesday, UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi called on the Myanmar authorities to halt the violence as he said that Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Myanmar were in desperate need of help. Thailand is facing mounting calls to stop its policy to push the migrant boats back out to sea. "Instead of callously repelling people fleeing unimaginable horrors, the Thai government should ensure... [Full Article...]

Catalonia minister vows independence referendum will be peaceful

Catalonia minister vows independence referendum will be peaceful Catalonia's regional police force, the Mossos d'Esquadra, has warned of the risk of "the disruption of public order" if officers try to prevent people from casting ballots. Catalonia's foreign affairs minister has appealed to the European Union to support the region's independence bid which Spain's government is trying to stop . [Full Article...]

NSA Leaker Reality Winner Says 'I Screwed Up Royally'

NSA Leaker Reality Winner Says 'I Screwed Up Royally' The transcript - filed with a federal magistrate judge as part of the government's effort to keep victor behind bars - also provides new details on Winner's explanation for why she allegedly took a copy of the document from the NSA facility at which she worked at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia. [Full Article...]

Sheriff investigating possible link between Colorado suspect, Delphi murders

Sheriff investigating possible link between Colorado suspect, Delphi murders Police in July released a "composite drawing" of a man they believe is behind the murders, created based on "information received during the course of this ongoing investigation". Daniel Nations, 31, was arrested while he was driving with an expired IN license on Monday, FOX59 reported. Their bodies were found on February 14. [Full Article...]

Rep. Scalise returns to Capitol Hill 3 months after GOP baseball shooting

Rep. Scalise returns to Capitol Hill 3 months after GOP baseball shooting The round did substantial damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels, according to Dr. Jack Sava, the director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital where Scalise had been treated after the shooting. He spent most of the next four days unconscious. During Scalise's recovery, his status ranged from critical to fair. The interview will be broadcast on 60 Minutes , Sunday, Oct. [Full Article...]

'Neutral' Rowley admits he supports Leonard in Scottish Labour contest

'Neutral' Rowley admits he supports Leonard in Scottish Labour contest She said the party had "somewhat lost touch with reality" after the two camps threw mud at each other on Wednesday amid accusations of a plot to topple former leader Kezia Dugdale. Speaking to STV News on Thursday, Rowley asked: "Firstly, I'm clearly disappointed and gutted that what I thought was a private conversation was tape recorded". [Full Article...]

More than two-thirds say Trump's rhetoric on North Korea unhelpful

More than two-thirds say Trump's rhetoric on North Korea unhelpful The disapproval rate on that question is up from 50 percent in August and 45 percent in July, Fox News reported. However, 48 percent of respondents approved of how Trump was handling the economy, 55 percent said he was intelligent and 61 percent believed he was a strong person. [Full Article...]

The 69th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day

The 69th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day Chung Eui-young, the chief of the National Security Office, made the remarks on Wednesday during Moon's meeting with the leaders of four major parties at the presidential office. With top Trump administration officials repeatedly saying that military options for dealing with Kim Jong Un's regime are on the table, some in South Korea have become increasingly concerned about becoming collateral da... [Full Article...]

Alabama basketball administrator resigns as investigation spreads to Tuscaloosa

Alabama basketball administrator resigns as investigation spreads to Tuscaloosa Athletic director Greg Byrne was quick to say that the investigation unearthed no SEC or NCAA violations, though the resignation did come one day after the FBI investigations into college basketball became public and UA's internal investigation was launched. [Full Article...]

Live, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Dubai, live cricket score

Live, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Dubai, live cricket score Shah matched fellow countryman Waqar Younis as the joint second fastest to 150 wickets - both achieving the milestone in their 27th Test. He completed 150 wickets tally in just 29 matches. He recorded the landmark in his 17th match which came against West Indies at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. While it has taken 10 Tests for him to move from 100 to 150, Barnes had needed a meagre 7 matches... [Full Article...]

Three TV transmission tower workers die after crane collapses

Three TV transmission tower workers die after crane collapses Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokesman Felipe Lay said three workmen fell 300 to 400 feet - the equivalent of 30 to 40 stories - in the accident around 4 p.m.at 501 NW 207th St.in Miami Gardens. I went in the house and I heard the noise. A witness told WPLG that the collapse sounded "like the wind from the hurricane". The identities of the workers weren't released. [Full Article...]

South Korea expects in mid-October, the provocations from the DPRK

South Korea expects in mid-October, the provocations from the DPRK Hwang said the finance ministry has "detailed" contingency plans in place for various risk scenarios, but added he could not disclose specifics of policy responses now. The security adviser did not specify what strategic assets will be deployed here but South Korean officials usually define this as nuclear-powered submarines, long-range nuclear-capable bombers and stealth warplanes. [Full Article...]


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