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First non-Arab, Kurdish Iraqi president passed away

First non-Arab, Kurdish Iraqi president passed away Flying to Germany for treatment on December 20, the former Iraqi President went back to Iraq 18 months later on July 19, 2014. "Our leader died in Germany", an official with Talabani's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) said. Iraq's President Jalal Talabani speaks during a news conference with Iyad Allawi, a former prime minister and head of the secular Iraqiya coalition, in Baghdad March 31, ... [Full Article...]

Mattis Suggests Sticking With Iran Nuclear Deal

Mattis Suggests Sticking With Iran Nuclear Deal Mattis said hat the USA is in Afghanistan to make America safer and ensure South Asia can not be used to plot trans- national attacks against itself and its partners and allies. He indicated that after an effective military effort it eventually may be possible to reach a political settlement in Afghanistan that includes elements of the Taliban. [Full Article...]

Marquette Women's Center holds kickoff event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Marquette Women's Center holds kickoff event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month Jenks. "Today, we renew our commitment to educating our community, in an effort to break the cycle of violence". Matthews-Creech says the vigil honors the strength of survivors, remembers victims, and reminds those that are now living with abuse that there is help out there for them. [Full Article...]

Vanderbilt's coach thinks he knows answer on UGA starting QB question

Vanderbilt's coach thinks he knows answer on UGA starting QB question He stitched together back-to-back 9-4 seasons, though previous year was a bit of a disappointment because of stumbles against SC and Vanderbilt. Alabama still tops the rankings and is followed by Clemson, Oklahoma and Penn State. Javon Wims made the most of his chances as he hauled in three passes for 33 yards and had an incredible touchdown reception over former Bulldog Shaq Wiggins. [Full Article...]

Brexit negotiator Verhofstadt's shock at Belfast peace walls - Northern Ireland's 'frozen conflict'

Brexit negotiator Verhofstadt's shock at Belfast peace walls - Northern Ireland's 'frozen conflict' The fifth round of talks is due to start next week, but lawmakers said that "unless there is a major breakthrough", European Union leaders should hold off on expanding the talks during their October 19 - 20 summit. "I am prepared to speed up and intensify the negotiations to the greatest possible extent", Michel Barnier , the EU's chief Brexit negotiator told the parliament in Strasbourg. [Full Article...]

Did he have to pull his shirt off? - Klopp wanted Liverpool penalty

JURGEN KLOPP says Liverpool have "real problems" and will Kop it against Manchester United if they continue to blow up in front of goal. "I thought that we were the better, more active side and that we created more chances. "To get a point at home is not the best, but against a good team like Liverpool you have to be happy". Any talk of Liverpool's lack of luck has now become foolish. [Full Article...]

Health Coverage In Jeopardy For 23000 Montana Kids

Health Coverage In Jeopardy For 23000 Montana Kids The 2019 General Fund already will be short $105 million in BP settlement money available in fiscal 2018, and court-ordered changes to the Alabama Department of Corrections' mental health services are expected to be costly. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said in a statement. Unlike the Senate bill, the entire package is funded by cuts to Medicare and the Affordable Care Act's prevention and public heal... [Full Article...]

SC questions annulment of inter-faith marriage

SC questions annulment of inter-faith marriage The apex court was apparently not in agreement with the submission that the National Investigation Agency (NIA ) was asked to probe whether there was any wider pattern, commonly referred to as "love jihad", in the case and said that the question was can the high court annul the marriage between two adults. [Full Article...]

Moscow hopes new ambassador Huntsman to help mend Russia-US ties

Moscow hopes new ambassador Huntsman to help mend Russia-US ties During the ceremony in the Alexander Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace, Putin said the current level of bilateral relations with the US was not "satisfactory", according to a Kremlin statement. The former governor was slow to endorse any candidate for the Republican nomination, though he did back Trump once he became the presumptive nominee. [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N's president

Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N's president The bill has a controversial amendment that will allow politicians disqualified from holding public office to head a political party. The election for the top slot of the party was conducted by the general council of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) at the convention centre Islamabad where State Minister Tariq Fazal Chaudhry submitted Nawaz Sharif's nomination papers. [Full Article...]

Facebook Estimates 10 Million US Users Saw Russia-Linked Political Ads

Facebook Estimates 10 Million US Users Saw Russia-Linked Political Ads The total ad spend attributed to the Russian campaign has been put at $100k , with less than $1,000 spent on 99% of the flagged adverts - although the social network hasn't discounted uncovering more Russian-linked material as it investigates further. [Full Article...]

UK's Home Secretary admits she does not understand encryption

Meanwhile, the end-to-end encryption is used in a variety of the most secure messaging apps, including Apple's, as well as WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram. She told the meeting Silicon Valley had a "moral" obligation to do more to help the fight against crime and terrorism. "I understand the principle of end-to-end encryption - it can't be unwrapped". [Full Article...]

Celebrities react to Vegas shooting

Celebrities react to Vegas shooting The White House told reporters that the president has been briefed on the situation. Investigators have found no link to global terrorism, despite a claim from so-called Islamic State. If you aren't in the area but want to help, you can donate HERE. Witnesses said Paddock opened fire with an initial long burst of gunfire, and appeared to reload as he continued his spree. [Full Article...]

Now Is Not the Time to Talk About Gun Control

Now Is Not the Time to Talk About Gun Control There will be time for that policy discussion to take place but that's not the place that we are in at the moment. Police told AFP they had recovered "in excess of 18 additional firearms, some explosives and several thousand rounds of ammo, along with some electronic devices" with law enforcement still at four different crime scenes searching for more evidence. [Full Article...]

Trump defends Puerto Rico response

Trump defends Puerto Rico response A bilingual "mic check" and demonstration was held at Manhattan's Federal Plaza on September 28 to denounce the USA governmental neglect of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria , led by President Donald Trump, . Two million pounds of relief supplies are positioned in Tampa waiting to be flown to Puerto Rico. You can take a closer look at the interactive maps of the island here. [Full Article...]

Ways You Can Help Victims Of The Las Vegas Shooting

Ways You Can Help Victims Of The Las Vegas Shooting Aldean and his crew were reportedly forced to flee the stage after bullets rang across the open-air stadium at the Las Vegas concert. "The band was rushed off the stage, the floodlights came on the crowd and you see on the right hand of the stage the person who was injured". [Full Article...]

Five people arrested after suspected homemade bomb discovered in exclusive Paris suburb

Five people arrested after suspected homemade bomb discovered in exclusive Paris suburb Over 241 people have been killed in a wave of attacks in France since 2015. The four gas cylinders covered in petrol were found in the upmarket 16th arrondissement of Paris early on Saturday morning, on the day PSG were playing a league game. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Foreign Minister embarks on 3-day United States visit

Pakistan Foreign Minister embarks on 3-day United States visit Khawaja Asif also called the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) a "terrorist party". In a stunning development in the ongoing war of words between New Delhi and Islamabad, Pakistan's foreign minister Khwaja Asif has called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "terrorist" who has, allegedly, the blood of Muslims on his hands. [Full Article...]

Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales' final World Cup qualifiers

Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales' final World Cup qualifiers So Ireland should be looking to win both games regardless of Wales' result in Georgia but that has gotten more realistic with Bale's injury. He added: " He could have played with us [against Espanyol] but I preferred to leave him out as he had a small complaint ". [Full Article...]

'Blade Runner 2049' event scrapped after Las Vegas concert massacre

'Blade Runner 2049' event scrapped after Las Vegas concert massacre What footage has been released of Blade Runner 2049 suggests that while the two characters need each other, tensions are high between them both. The actors are pictured here at the photocall last week in London . Taking to social media, Taylor Swift and Rihanna have paid tribute to the victims and their families, while the likes of Blake Lively have called for tighter gun laws. [Full Article...]


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