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N. Korean workers process seafood in China for USA stores, restaurants

N. Korean workers process seafood in China for USA stores, restaurants Revenue brought by tens of thousands of the country's workers worldwide is estimated at anywhere from $200 million to $500 million a year. They sleep in metal bunks and work 72-hour weeks processing fish for as little as 46 cents an hour, because Pyongyang keeps somewhere between half and 70 percent of their pay. [Full Article...]

Construction worker shot on top of building

Construction worker shot on top of building Sayers was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The police believe the gunman had worked at the site and shot his former supervisor. A 9 mm semi-automatic weapon was recovered at the scene. Police said the suspect, who had been recently fired, returned to the site and shot the 37-year-old foreman several times. They described the gunman as "a little insane", but would never have expected t... [Full Article...]

New bill passed on late term abortions

New bill passed on late term abortions The bill the House is voting on Tuesday includes only narrow exceptions for rape, incest and saving a woman's life. Trump is sure to explode with rage because he is itching to sign the ban, but he can't because the bill doesn't have 60 votes, which means that Democrats are certain to block it in the Senate. [Full Article...]

France ready for mediation between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurds: Macron

France ready for mediation between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurds: Macron Both Iran and Turkey have held military manoeuvres close to their borders with Iraqi Kurdistan to ratchet up the pressure on Kurdish leaders. Erdogan also criticised the inclusion of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in the referendum, saying that Kurds had no legitimacy there and that they were "invaders" in the region. [Full Article...]

Washington second half sub in Germany defeat

Washington second half sub in Germany defeat The hosts hopes of frustrating their illustrious opponents were dashed within just two minutes of the kick-off, with midfielder Sebastian Rudy netting a stunning long-range effort. O'Neill recognised he needed to do something to stop Kimmich's influence and he introduced Stuart Dallas at the start of the second period. The hosts were pressing higher up too in an attempt to prevent Toni Kroos a... [Full Article...]

Trump says Iran has not lived up to 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Trump says Iran has not lived up to 'spirit' of nuclear deal President Trump has approved a broad strategy to crack down on Iran for its ballistic missile program and support for militant groups throughout the Middle East, according to a senior administration official, although he has yet to formally sign off on "decertifying" the nuclear accord negotiated by the Obama administration. [Full Article...]

Federal judge upholds Arpaio pardon and dismisses contempt case

Federal judge upholds Arpaio pardon and dismisses contempt case Bolton was the judge that convicted Arpaio of criminal contempt in July and had previously considered vacating Arpaio's sentence while still keeping the conviction on his record. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton dismissed Arpaio's conviction with prejudice, meaning the matter can not be tried again. Prosecutor John Keller said it was appropriate to dismiss the case against Arpaio. [Full Article...]

Fifth-ranking House Dem: Time for Pelosi to move on

Fifth-ranking House Dem: Time for Pelosi to move on Nancy Pelosi of California, step down leadership to make way for a new generation of lawmakers. House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) at a news conference on Capitol Hill on September 25. Even though she said she has been a longtime supporter of single-payer health care, they want her to back Vermont Sen. And again, their contributions to the Congress and to the caucus are substa... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas killer placed cameras in hotel

Las Vegas killer placed cameras in hotel Speaking for the first time on Tuesday night, Danley's family said they believed Paddock had sent her away to her relatives deliberately in the run up to the attacks. Lombardo has expressed confidence that his investigators , along with federal authorities, will determine Paddock's motivation for carrying out the worst mass shooting in modern American history. [Full Article...]

Bump Stocks Sales Spiking After Las Vegas Shooting

Bump Stocks Sales Spiking After Las Vegas Shooting Tuesday, the Associated Press reported that federal officials said Paddock had the devices attached to 12 of the 23 weapons in his hotel room. Police found another 19 at his Mesquite, Nevada, home and seven at a Reno property. Automatic weapons have been heavily regulated since the 1930s due to their use by organized crime lords such as Al Capone. But it also can not be denied that our laws, a... [Full Article...]

Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging

Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging The NRA is asking the Federal Agency responsible for regulating firearms to review whether or not bump fire stocks comply with existing federal law, and that while the Obama White House twice approved bump stocks for sale to the general public, the NRA believes devices allowing semi-automatic rifles to function like fully automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations. [Full Article...]

Global Automotive Polycarbonate Glazing Market Outlook, Growth, Demand, Forecast 2017

Global Automotive Polycarbonate Glazing Market Outlook, Growth, Demand, Forecast 2017 The resulting index should help providers identify existing market opportunities in the global blister packaging equipment market . Global Dried Mushroom Market Regional Outlook: Based on the geographies, the global dried mushroom market is split into seven regions including North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Japan, Asia-Pacific except Japan, Latin America, and the Mid... [Full Article...]

Black Stars hit with injury woes ahead of Uganda clash

Black Stars hit with injury woes ahead of Uganda clash Seven members of Kwesi Appiah's 26 squad have been ruled out due to injuries whilst playing for their respective clubs. The team will be heading for Kampala today 5th October 2017 and will have their official train session at the Uganda Namboole sports stadium tomorrow. [Full Article...]

Ferrari speed gives some hope to Sebastian Vettel

Ferrari speed gives some hope to Sebastian Vettel While he was negotiating a corner , the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel - who finished fourth - was presented to its height, from the outside. Despite defying pre-qualifying expectations by landing pole position, Hamilton is wary of the challenge likely to be presented in Sunday morning's race when he will start alongside Raikkonen on the front row and just ahead of Max Verstappen . [Full Article...]

US Senator Warren criticises Equifax potential to profit from breach

US Senator Warren criticises Equifax potential to profit from breach Smith also apologized for the company's response after the data breach was made public, including the "rollout of our website and call centers, which in many cases added to the frustration of American consumers". "At this time, we have seen no indications of tax fraud related to the Equifax breach, but we will continue to closely monitor the situation". He and other lawmakers demanded that ... [Full Article...]

Year-old raped in toilet of south Delhi school, housekeeping staff arrested

Year-old raped in toilet of south Delhi school, housekeeping staff arrested In a circular issued on September 13, it also clearly said that onus for safety and security of children in school campus "shall exclusively lie upon the school authorities", threatening for action against those failing to implement its safety guidelines. [Full Article...]

Disgraced GOP Rep. Tim Murphy Will Resign From Congress

Disgraced GOP Rep. Tim Murphy Will Resign From Congress Congressman Tim Murphy will resign before the end of the month, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Thursday. Murphy's record on abortion-related issues has been strongly pro-life, voting in favour of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act in 2011, the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 and restrictions on the sexual health organisation Planned Parenthood in 2011. [Full Article...]

Karnataka prison department rejects Sasikala's parole plea

Karnataka prison department rejects Sasikala's parole plea According to doctors, he is awaiting transplantation of a deceased donor's liver and a kidney. Jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala's husband M Natarajan has undergone liver and kidney transplant at a city hospital with the organs harvested from a brain-dead youth, the hospital said. [Full Article...]

Two people killed in crash in Milton following police pursuit

Two people killed in crash in Milton following police pursuit Waterloo Regional Police officials say a vehicle that was fleeing police collided head-on with a tractor trailer south of Puslinch Township. Waterloo Regional Police were chasing the vehicle after getting word of the possible abduction. The SIU is an arms-length agency that investigates incidents involving police in which someone is killed, injured or accused of sexual assault. "It's still very ... [Full Article...]

US Rep. Marsha Blackburn Launches Senate Bid

US Rep. Marsha Blackburn Launches Senate Bid In a video announcement, clearly prepared well in advance, Blackburn said, inter alia, "I know the left calls me a wingnut or a knuckle-dragging conservative". "I stand when the president walks in room, and yes, I stand when I hear the Star Spangled Banner". Bob Corker, who announced his retirement in September. [Full Article...]


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