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ESPN Anchor in Hot Water for Calling the President a "White Supremacist"

ESPN Anchor in Hot Water for Calling the President a Well, it's a threat to me. On the same night Hill was tweeting about Trump and white supremacy, singer Hank Williams Jr. returned to the opening of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" telecasts this season after a six-year absence. She called him "unqualified and unfit" to be president, adding that if he wasn't a white man, he never would have made it to the oval office. ESPN has suspended vet... [Full Article...]

In travel-ban case, justices block lower-court ruling on refugee admissions

In travel-ban case, justices block lower-court ruling on refugee admissions The full Supreme Court concurred with Justice Anthony Kennedy Tuesday, overturning a lower court's limits on the Trump administration's travel ban . The court will hear arguments on the lawfulness of the travel ban on October 10. A series of court decisions since then have said that order must include people with grandparents and cousins in this country. [Full Article...]

Macron visits hurricane-hit Caribbean

Macron visits hurricane-hit Caribbean The island is divided between French St. Martin and Dutch St. Maarten, where the Dutch government estimated Saturday that 70 per cent of houses were badly damaged or destroyed, leaving much of the 40,000 population in public shelters as they braced for the arrival of Jose. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government increases support for victims of Irma

United Kingdom government increases support for victims of Irma Branson added that Virgin Unite - a charitable arm of the Virgin Group - was helping to coordinate aid for families and communities affected by the hurricane, which killed at least 24 people throughout the Caribbean islands. Foreign minister Sir Alan Duncan told the Commons that the convicts pose a "serious threat of the complete breakdown of law and order" on the overseas territory. [Full Article...]

Thousands without power in coastal Georgia from severe storm

Thousands without power in coastal Georgia from severe storm The death was in rural Worth County, in south-west Georgia, in the path of the storm. He said the water in the street was "knee-to-waist deep". Winds sent trees crashing onto homes and the world's busiest airport in Atlanta cancelled hundreds of flights as the storm's punch was felt statewide despite its weakened status as a tropical storm. [Full Article...]

Nun wields chainsaw to help clean up after Hurricane Irma

Nun wields chainsaw to help clean up after Hurricane Irma No more so than Sister Margaret Ann, a nun who picked up a chain saw to help clear debris outside her school. In its Facebook post , the Miami-Dade Police Department thanked Sister Margaret Ann and the rest of the community for coming together. [Full Article...]

Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' With Kim Jong Un

Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' With Kim Jong Un The former NBA star appeared on the United Kingdom's popular daily show Good Morning Britain on Wednesday, saying that Kim "loves basketball and I think that's the key for anything in the world... "This latest nuclear test by Kim Jong Un may be the clearest sign that we have seen that they are ready and willing to start a nuclear war that would lead to unimaginable destruction and loss of li... [Full Article...]

Cubs announce details for potential single-game playoff tickets

Cubs announce details for potential single-game playoff tickets Heading into Tuesday's action, the Cubs led the Cardinals by two games and the Brewers by 2 ½, and all three trailed the Rockies for the NL's second wild card (the Cubs by a game and a half), making this a potential old-school contest without a safety net. [Full Article...]

Putin, Merkel seek peaceful solutions to Korean Peninsula issue

Putin, Merkel seek peaceful solutions to Korean Peninsula issue An oil embargo had been strongly supported by both South Korea and Japan - who began pushing for a new UNSC resolution in the aftermath of a North Korean missile launch on August 28. The global pitch against North Korea's show of nuclear mettle is getting shriller by the day. China, which is estimated to account for roughly 90% of North Korea's foreign trade, has been repeatedly criticiz... [Full Article...]

Michigan Medical Marijuana Board to Receive Guidance on Closing Dispensaries

Michigan Medical Marijuana Board to Receive Guidance on Closing Dispensaries But dispensaries have been allowed to operate unofficially, under the radar and with unclear guidelines about what is or isn't permissible under the state's medical marijuana law. The board will reconvene Tuesday at the Eagle Eye Conference Center at Hawk Hollow in Bath to hear from the state's Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation, which has been consulting with the state attorney general's offi... [Full Article...]

DOJ Won't Bring Federal Charges Against Baltimore Cops in Freddie Gray's Death

DOJ Won't Bring Federal Charges Against Baltimore Cops in Freddie Gray's Death The six officers were initially charged by Maryland prosecutors after Gray's neck was broken in the back of a police transport wagon in April 2015. The 25-year-old was handcuffed and shackled at the time, but he was unrestrained by a seat belt. [Full Article...]

NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says U.S. will suffer

NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says U.S. will suffer United Nations member states will halt imports of textiles from North Korea, its second largest export after coal and other minerals in 2016 that totalled $US752 million ($A935 million) and accounted for a quarter of its income from trade, according to South Korean data. [Full Article...]

Dalai Lama says Buddha would have helped Myanmar's Muslims

Dalai Lama says Buddha would have helped Myanmar's Muslims The State Department is working with worldwide partners, including the Office of the United Nations's refugee agency, the global Committee of the Red Cross and the worldwide Organization for Migration, to provide emergency assistance for the displaced, the statement said. [Full Article...]

Macron on his way to Hurricane ravaged St Martin

Macron on his way to Hurricane ravaged St Martin The French interior ministry said Irma had killed at least 10 people on the two islands. Macron's government has defended its actions and has sent more than 1,000 troops, police and emergency workers to St. The French government is defending its handling of hurricane preparations in the French Caribbean islands of St. Martin and St. Barts, after being criticized by opponents for not preparing e... [Full Article...]

Russia Orchestrated Anti-Immigrant Rallies in the United States via Facebook Last Year

Russia Orchestrated Anti-Immigrant Rallies in the United States via Facebook Last Year Although the notice-like numerous ads referenced by Facebook last week-didn't associate itself with any particular politician, it borrowed themes familiar from then-candidate Donald Trump's campaign. "Due to the town of Twin Falls, Idaho, becoming a center of refugee resettlement, which led to the huge upsurge of violence towards American citizens, it is crucial to draw society's attention to th... [Full Article...]

Nearly a million Tampa Bay residents still without power after Irma

Nearly a million Tampa Bay residents still without power after Irma The hurricane made a landfall in lower Florida Keys just before 9 am (local time) with wind gusting 130 miles per hour. Tropical Storm Irma is continuing to weaken as she moves toward Georgia. "We will continue to ask people to deter travel or proceed with caution". Some of the challenges the state in the immediate aftermath of the storm will be: Restoring power across the state, removin... [Full Article...]

Man from Sennybridge army camp charged with terrorism offences

Man from Sennybridge army camp charged with terrorism offences After confirming his details to the court Deakin said: "I'm a prisoner of conscience, I believe I'm innocent of these charges". All three will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Deakin, from Great Barr, Birmingham, is charged with one count of being a member of National Action. The men are among a group of five arrested on September 5. [Full Article...]

Woman Accused Of Shooting Homeless Man Who Asked Her To Move Porsche

Woman Accused Of Shooting Homeless Man Who Asked Her To Move Porsche Police say the driver, Katie Quackenbush of Nashville, began arguing with Melton before shooting him twice and fleeing in the Porsche. Melton is hospitalized at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after sustaining critical injuries to his abdomen. [Full Article...]

As Irma Strengthens, Tropical Storm Jose Forms - Where Is It Headed?

As Irma Strengthens, Tropical Storm Jose Forms - Where Is It Headed? The National Hurricane Center advised the Leeward Islands , a group of islands in the Lesser Antilles, to monitor the storm. Tropical Storm Jose is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday night, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory . [Full Article...]

Hydro One, Toronto Hydro sending crews to Florida

Hydro One, Toronto Hydro sending crews to Florida Hydro One's highly skilled employees are trained to work on both transmission and distribution systems as well as in storm and emergency situations, making them incredibly valuable resources during a devastating hurricane. Toronto Hydro says it is bringing bucket trucks to Florida to help with restoration efforts. Crews have deployed more than 36 times since 2008 to help other energy companies r... [Full Article...]


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