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Judge Blocks Sanctuary City Funding Ban

Judge Blocks Sanctuary City Funding Ban Chicago has applied for $2.2 million in the federal grant money - $1.5 million for the city and the rest for Cook County and 10 other suburbs. Leinenweber considered new restrictions placed on the grants in July. "It's an assertion of our most fundamental American values and it's an unambiguous, clear rejection of the false choice that the Trump Justice Department wanted Chicago to make between ou... [Full Article...]

University of Virginia President Says Protesters Who Shrouded Jefferson Statue 'Desecrated' Campus

University of Virginia President Says Protesters Who Shrouded Jefferson Statue 'Desecrated' Campus Sullivan, on the night of August 11, when white supremacists surrounded students who had gathered to protest their presence on the campus. Three climbed up and dropped a tarp over the university's founder in protest of the fact that he owned slaves. [Full Article...]

Missouri Senate votes to censure Chappelle-Nadal over Trump assassination post

Missouri Senate votes to censure Chappelle-Nadal over Trump assassination post The Missouri Senate censured Chappelle-Nadal by a 28-2 vote, The Washington Post reported . "I also apologize to all of the people in Missouri". But the Black Democratic senator, who soon deleted the post, remained adamant. "And I have to continue working to build that trust and do the hard work of the district". After Missouri state Sen. President Pro Tem Ron Richard (R - Joplin) said th... [Full Article...]

Flare lands near referee in Champions League game

Flare lands near referee in Champions League game Ugly scenes marred the whole night in Slovenia as rival supporters clashed with each other and police in the streets before the match. His suspension will apply for the game with Maribor on 26 September. Fortunately the flare didn't hit anyone on its way to the centre circle, but Spartak Moscow will be braced for the inevitable UEFA sanctions to follow. [Full Article...]

Syria to Host World Cup Playoff in Malaysia

Syria to Host World Cup Playoff in Malaysia Syria's clash with Australia will be their fifth straight "home" match at Hang Jebat Stadium in Malacca, the 40,000-capacity home stadium of Malaysia Super League side Melaka United. Although the Syrians played their third-round qualifiers at Hang Jebat, there were strong rumours of the match being hosted in the UAE, Jordan or Qatar. [Full Article...]

Democrats say deal struck with Trump to protect immigrants

Democrats say deal struck with Trump to protect immigrants Former President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order that resulted from the inability of Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. U.S. Bob Casey, said legislators can use the DACA debate as an "opportunity to stop illegal immigration", while helping people who came to the country illegally "through no fault of their own". [Full Article...]

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin requested government jet for European honeymoon

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin requested government jet for European honeymoon Here's what Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin, speaking to a conference hosted by Politico on Thursday, said about the eclipse, which he briefly viewed while on a trip to Kentucky . One senior Treasury official who has worked with a number of past secretaries said that military aircraft are only used in "extreme" circumstances, such as if the secretary had to be rushed back to a meeting in Washingt... [Full Article...]

Extra police sent into NYC transit system after London scare

Extra police sent into NYC transit system after London scare Police in New York City are "closely monitoring" the alleged terror attack in London, according to Commissioner James O'Neill. The governor strongly condemned London terrorist attack and said New York State remains in close contact with USA local and federal officials. [Full Article...]

Alexis Sanchez set to reject Real Madrid for Manchester City

Despite enduring heartbreak on transfer deadline day when his move to City fell through , Alexis still plans to reunite with Pep Guardiola at the Etihad Stadium and intends to join City either in January or next summer when his Arsenal contract is up and he becomes the hottest free agent on the market. [Full Article...]

Korea falls 2 spots to 51st in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings for September

Korea falls 2 spots to 51st in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings for September The victor of the home-and-away playoff between Australia and Syria will meet the fourth-placed side in the CONCACAF group for a place at Russian Federation 2018. As it stands, the reigning world champs Germany are in pot 1. France, who would now be in pot two, could also come up against either Brazil or Argentina in the group stages. [Full Article...]

Pregnant Maryland teacher shot in back of her head

Pregnant Maryland teacher shot in back of her head Tessier was charged with murder this Wednesday after Wallen's body was found. At a bond review Thursday afternoon, the judge deemed him a danger to the community and denied bond. Wallen's family received text messages from her cellphone September 4, according to Manger. Tessier allegedly gave conflicting accounts of his interactions with Wallen to police during four separate interviews from Se... [Full Article...]

MI teacher assaults student for not standing during pledge

MI teacher assaults student for not standing during pledge That shouldn't be a controversial stance, but his teachers reacted to his civil disobedience by trying to force him to stand against his will. "The teacher consultant comes up behind me and snatches me out of my chair violently", he added, using his father to demonstrate the alleged assault. [Full Article...]

Memo to CNN: They Don't Call It The "Boob Tube" for Nothing

Memo to CNN: They Don't Call It The A CNN segment about the White House call for ESPN to fire Jemele Hill after she called President Donald Trump a " white supremacist " on Twitter went off the rails this afternoon when Fox Sports Radio host Clay Travis was given the floor. [Full Article...]

Road rage: Woman abuses, slaps Army personnel; held

Road rage: Woman abuses, slaps Army personnel; held The incident happened on September 9 but was reported to the police on September 13 after which a case was registered and the woman arrested , they said. "Khan tried to speak to the woman but she held his collar, slapped him and hurled abuses at him", the police said. Police officers said that Kalra was stuck in a traffic snarl just before the incident and had tried to reverse her vehicle and ove... [Full Article...]

Mother of 2 missing children indicted in their deaths

Mother of 2 missing children indicted in their deaths Troy Turner, the father of Sarah Hoggle, 3, and Jacob Hoggle, 2, long believed that his children were still alive, organizing searches for them and passing out fliers. The children are presumed dead, though their bodies have never been found. Hoggle and Turner have one other son together, and Turner said he believed she would pose a danger to him and others if released. [Full Article...]

Aadhaar card may soon be linked with driving licence

Aadhaar card may soon be linked with driving licence After PAN and mobile phone numbers, now Aadhar will be needed for registration for new vehicles and driving licenses. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was speaking at Digital Haryana Summit 2017. Further explaining the decision, the minister quoted: "Digital identity confirms physical identity with the help of digital technology". "It's a tool for good governance and empowerment". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Tweets Mixed Messages About DACA, Talks 'Massive Border Security'

Donald Trump Tweets Mixed Messages About DACA, Talks 'Massive Border Security' The administration announced last week that it planned to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , known as DACA , next spring. President Trump has given Congress six months to come up with a replacement before he slowly phases away DACA protections. "To not end DACA , to stay in Afghanistan and to violate several campaign promises, leaves me no choice", he sa... [Full Article...]

Conservatives Fume Over DACA Deal As Trump Tries To Mollify His Base

Conservatives Fume Over DACA Deal As Trump Tries To Mollify His Base Videos of Trump supporters burning their "Make America Great Again" caps to a crisp in protest of the president striking a deal regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program ( DACA ) with Democratic leaders flooded Twitter on Friday. [Full Article...]

Int'l rights group slam P1,000 'defunding' of CHR

Int'l rights group slam P1,000 'defunding' of CHR The senators and other concerned parties warned the $20 CHR budget approved by the House, meant the virtual abolition of the agency mandated by the Constitution to investigate violations particularly of human rights of marginalised and vulnerable sectors of society. [Full Article...]

9 arrested in Berkeley protests over Shapiro speech

9 arrested in Berkeley protests over Shapiro speech He is 33 and a former editor-at-large with Breitbart. And I think the answer is that university presidents and deans, for far too long, allowed left-wing students to disrupt and shut down conservative speakers. So what can you expect to see? UC Berkeley spokesman Mogulof said the security could cost $600,000. On Thursday, Berkeley police said three arrests had been made as of 7 p.m. [Full Article...]


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