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'Momentous': US Supreme Court begins new session with full slate

'Momentous': US Supreme Court begins new session with full slate The justices immediately confronted a case that could affect up to an estimated 25 million non-union workers. The case pits labor laws meant to allow workers to band together against an older law encouraging the use of arbitration, instead of the courts. [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg asks forgiveness for ways Facebook "was used to divide people"

Zuckerberg asks forgiveness for ways Facebook Facebook Inc.is making a series of changes to its advertising systems and plans to add more than 1,000 people to review the advertisements that run on the social media platform in the wake of a congressional investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 USA election. [Full Article...]

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: At Least Two Blasts Hit Damascus

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: At Least Two Blasts Hit Damascus The entire front of one room on the first floor had been blown out by the explosion, and inside what remained, twisted bits of metal were scattered across the rubble. There were also conflicting reports that a auto bomb had exploded in front of the station. "Afterwards I heard gunfire, which usually happens to get people to move out of the way and clear the road so ambulances can get through to ... [Full Article...]

Navy jet from MS crashes in Tennessee

Navy jet from MS crashes in Tennessee The flights were resumed after fitting the T-45 fleet with the new oxygen monitor (CRU-123), which provides information on temperature and oxygen pressure. Training Air Wing ONE is one of five training wings that belong to CNATRA . The crash reportedly happening in the Cherokee National Forest near the Fish Hatchery on River Road. [Full Article...]

Why Is Breitbart Retweeting Calls For Gun Control?

Why Is Breitbart Retweeting Calls For Gun Control? Following the shooting, some top Democrats - often proponents of tighter restrictions on guns - urged the Republican-controlled Congress to take unspecified action to limit killings in the future. Former President Bill Clinton showed his sympathy for the victims and said what happened in Las Vegas should "be unimaginable in America". "Pam and I are praying for everyone involved in last night... [Full Article...]

Team USA wins Presidents Cup easily

Team USA wins Presidents Cup easily Frankly, putting the sitting President on the team would make for a much more interesting event, and had Trump replaced, say, Matt Kuchar for the week, the Americans would have still won handily. "We've got a new generation of kids, and guys come through and they haven't been through the scars that some of the other guys have been through the years", Els said. [Full Article...]

One eve of Gaza reconciliation, Hamas frees Fatah men

One eve of Gaza reconciliation, Hamas frees Fatah men Steps taken include temporarily halting the monthly transfer of some $100 million in tax revenue Israel collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority . He said: "We are coming to Gaza again to deepen the reconciliation and end the split". "They can't bridge the fundamental differences between them", said Shapiro, now a senior fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv. [Full Article...]

Prakash Raj ready to return national awards

Prakash Raj ready to return national awards When I see such actors, I fell like gifting them all my five national awards . And he said, "I say you keep it". "There is a huge crowd out there enjoying and celebrating it (Gauri Lankesh's murder) on social media". When you act as if you don't know anything, do you think I or people will buy it? Image courtesy: PTI/ Prakash Raj with Gauri Lankesh's family at her funeral . [Full Article...]

Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor Who Criticized Hurricane Response

Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor Who Criticized Hurricane Response Ricardo Rosselló. Its citizens are USA citizens. "The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump ", the president wrote at 7:19 a.m . Rossello also recognized support from the president and some congressional representatives and governors. The Teamsters union and the AFL-CIO, a federation of more than ... [Full Article...]

Diwali gift for Rahul Gandhi, may replace Sonia Gandhi as Congress chief

Diwali gift for Rahul Gandhi, may replace Sonia Gandhi as Congress chief Amethi District Magistrate Yogesh Kumar said the authorities "never said no" to the Congress vice president's scheduled visit to his Lok Sabha constituency on October 4-6, but suggested a postponement taking into account concerns over his security. [Full Article...]

Three Share Nobel Prize in Medicine

Three Share Nobel Prize in Medicine The laureates are Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young. Hall, 72, Rosbash, 73, and Young, 68, " were able to peek inside our biological clock and elucidate its inner workings ", it said. Who won the 2016 Physiology or Medicine Nobel? Perhaps because the highly secretive Nobel committee does not release a list those under consideration and never has in its 116-year history, the ... [Full Article...]

Myanmar proposes to take back Rohingya refugees from B'desh

Myanmar proposes to take back Rohingya refugees from B'desh In her special address to national and worldwide media last month, Suu Kyi told the world that country will accept returning Rohingyas as refugees. Most are now living in desperate conditions in overcrowded camps in impoverished Bangladesh , which has repeatedly urged Myanmar to repatriate them. [Full Article...]

AR Kids Expires on Saturday, Congress Looking for Answer

AR Kids Expires on Saturday, Congress Looking for Answer If action is not taken soon to restore the funding, the effects will reach schools across the country, with numerous children in the program unable to see a doctor for routine checkups, immunizations, visits during illnesses, and other services. [Full Article...]

Guj polls: Amit Shah holds meeting with Jaitley, Rupani

Guj polls: Amit Shah holds meeting with Jaitley, Rupani Addressing a gathering later, Shah accused three generations of the Congress party of having "insulted" Gujarat. Hitting back at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's recent target questioning Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) party's work in Gujarat state, party president Amit Shah on Monday advised the Congress vice-president to wear Gujarati spectacles if he wants to see development in th... [Full Article...]

Trump's Message to Puerto Ricans Without Power

Trump's Message to Puerto Ricans Without Power The federal relief efforts in Puerto Rico , which is a US territory and home to 3.4 million Americans, have become a point of contention between President Trump and San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz . He said three Puerto Rican families have already made their way here and to his church for refuge. He spoke with FEMA Administrator Brock Long, Gov. [Full Article...]

Fewer NFL players protest this weekend, but many still take a knee

Fewer NFL players protest this weekend, but many still take a knee President Donald Trump has again called on protesting NFL players to stand for the National Anthem . Yet Kaepernick continues to be out of the league as teams are unwilling to bring him on a roster for the 2017 season. Following the furor over the number of National Football League players who took a knee during the anthem last weekend to protest police brutality against African Americans, s... [Full Article...]

Watch Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump Bring Chaos to 'SNL' Premiere

Watch Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump Bring Chaos to 'SNL' Premiere Cruz earned bachelor's degree in political science from Boston University, graduating cum laude, and is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where she received a master's degree. "We would love to have her on the team as we all pull the same direction". She began as adviser to the mayor of San Juan and to the president of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives, according to ... [Full Article...]

Iraqi military to take control of Kurdish borders

Iraqi military to take control of Kurdish borders The referendum results are nonbinding and must be certified by a court, NPR's Jane Arraf reports from Irbil, the region's capital. Neighbouring Turkey and Iran also strongly opposed the vote, fearing it would inflame the separatist aspirations of their own sizeable Kurdish populations. [Full Article...]

Air strikes in Syria's rebel-held city kill 28

Air strikes in Syria's rebel-held city kill 28 UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the toll includes 955 civilians; over 70 percent were killed in regime and Russian air strikes or in air raids by the global coalition fighting Daesh. As far as militants casualties are concerned, 790 of the dead were pro-government fighters, over 700 were ISIS or al Qaida affiliates and 550 belonged to various groups in the Syrian anti-governmen... [Full Article...]

Nation pays tributes to Mahatma

Nation pays tributes to Mahatma PM Modi will unveil a statue of Mahatma Gandhi shortly. It is a multi-stakeholder national movement. By achieving the goal of Rural ODF status, Gujarat has paid true homage to Gandhiji. Through the symbols of charkha, the spinning wheel and khadi, he stressed the message of self-reliance and dignity of labour'. President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu paid tributes at Lal ... [Full Article...]


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