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Qatar Emir Requests Meetings with Jewish US Leaders

Qatar Emir Requests Meetings with Jewish US Leaders Pearl's protest follows Tuesday's announcement by Morton Klein, the president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), that he had turned down an invitation to meet with Qatari leaders. Al Zaabi said that the four countries welcome the convening of the panel and restate their condemnation of the imposition of coercive measures because they are contrary to worldwide laws and represent violatio... [Full Article...]

Judge in St. Louis police shooting case known as objective

Judge in St. Louis police shooting case known as objective St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner told KMOV she was disappointed by the judge's decision and believed that Smith's death was a premeditated murder."While officer-involved shooting cases are extremely hard to prevail in court, I believe we offered sufficient evident that proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Jason Stockley meant to kill Mr. [Full Article...]

Government stands firm: Why should India shelter Rohingyas?

Government stands firm: Why should India shelter Rohingyas? Earlier, when India's Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited Jammu and Kashmir, he had termed the Rohingya as a national threat. The government has made it clear that it is against Rohingya Muslims staying as illegal refugees in India. "MHA has not filed any affidavit on Rohingyas in SC". The thousands of Rohingyas living in Jammu have previously faced the threats of being thrown out by some gr... [Full Article...]

A flaw in the same-sex marriage survey has voters concerned

A flaw in the same-sex marriage survey has voters concerned He tweeted his comments as Aussies begin receiving their postal ballots on legalising gay marriage. Australia are holding a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage, although the results from that are not legally-binding. "It will be unlawful to vilify, intimidate or threaten to harm a person either because of views they hold on the survey or in relation to their religious conviction,... [Full Article...]

Trump Again Claims Both Sides to Blame for Charlottesville Violence

Trump Again Claims Both Sides to Blame for Charlottesville Violence The resolution urges Trump to "use all available resources" to address the threats posed by white nationalist groups. Even after denouncing the hate groups by name, Trump within days mounted a defense of his initial response, asserting there were "very fine people" among the marchers and suggesting both sides were to blame for the violence . [Full Article...]

NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn nears finale

NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn nears finale PDT. The probe's death dive was actually carried out at roughly 6:31 a.m. EDT, but the delay and distance between Saturn and Earth caused NASA to continue receiving the probe's final radio signals for another 83 minutes after. " Cassini may be gone, but its scientific bounty will keep us occupied for many years", said project scientist Linda Spilker. "Most of what we have in science textboo... [Full Article...]

Iraqi Turkmen leader calls for postponement of KRG referendum

Iraqi Turkmen leader calls for postponement of KRG referendum On Tuesday deputies of Iraq's national parliament in Baghdad voted against the Kurdish independence referendum and called on Baghdad to negotiate with the semi-autonomous Kurdish government. The neighboring countries of Turkey, Iran and Syria also feel that the move would threaten their territorial integrity, as large numbers of Kurdish population live in those countries. [Full Article...]

Emma Thompson urges Aung San Suu Kyi to restore peace in Burma

Emma Thompson urges Aung San Suu Kyi to restore peace in Burma And this is going to, in many ways, I think, define the direction that Burma will take. It's been characterized by many as ethnic cleansing . "I think it is important that the global community speak out in support of what we all know the expectation is for the treatment of people regardless of their ethnicity", he added. [Full Article...]

Five Dead After Irma Knocks Out Power To Nursing Home

Five Dead After Irma Knocks Out Power To Nursing Home Sanchez says a criminal investigation into the deaths has been opened. Emergency dispatchers received a 911 call from the facility at 4 a.m. on Wednesday, according to a Hollywood Police Department spokesperson. He added: "As of Tuesday, [the facility] was reporting that everything was OK, that it was using portable air conditioners and fans". The deaths come as Florida continues the re... [Full Article...]

U.S. urges China, Russia to put more pressure on N

U.S. urges China, Russia to put more pressure on N The worldwide community adopted new measures on 11 September which put in place the most stringent UN sanctions regime placed on any nation in the 21st century. "We had hoped for a much stronger resolution", Tillerson said of the latest U.N. Security Council sanctions on North Korea , which the United States supported in the face of Chinese opposition to stronger sanctions. [Full Article...]

Trump in Florida for Hurricane Irma briefings

Trump in Florida for Hurricane Irma briefings President, the severity of these storms - the one in Florida , the one in Texas - has that made you rethink your views of climate change?" "This has been a hard situation". However, some scientists have found that the effects of global warming - namely warmer oceans and hotter air - can intensify hurricane formation and result in higher rainfall, though just how much those factors might affect th... [Full Article...]

Until This Week, Facebook Sold Ads Targeting 'Jew Haters'

Until This Week, Facebook Sold Ads Targeting 'Jew Haters' ProPublica , acting on a tip, made a decision to test the system, and spent $30 on promoted posts using categories like "Nazi Party", "Jew hater", and "Hitler did nothing wrong". "However, there are times where content is surfaced on our platform that violates our standards". A 2013 post from the company specifically names Jewish people as a group frequently targeted by threats and hate speech... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation fires 7 cruise missiles at IS in Syria

Russian Federation fires 7 cruise missiles at IS in Syria However, they still control rural areas outside the city and the border with Iraq. They said that while the militants still control rural areas outside the city and the border with Iraq, they are now encircled by Syrian troops from three sides, with their backs to the Euphrates River. [Full Article...]

Religious school fire: Witness heard cries for help from within

Religious school fire: Witness heard cries for help from within Firefighters and witnesses described scenes of horror - first of boys screaming for help behind barred windows as neighbors watched helplessly, and later of burned bodies huddled in corners of the room. Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz school (DQIT) deputy principal Roslan Awang Ali also said the building was only being used as a temporary facility. [Full Article...]

Trump's voter fraud commission has contentious meeting in New Hampshire

Trump's voter fraud commission has contentious meeting in New Hampshire President Donald Trump's sham panel - the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity , which was formed in May - has launched an assault on the right to vote. Maine Secretary of State Dunlap summed up the testimony this way: "The question appears to be, where is your pillow?" "There's utterly no connectivity between motor vehicle law and election law. [Full Article...]

Ryan Asserts Trump Didn't Make A Deal On DACA, Just Had Discussions

Ryan Asserts Trump Didn't Make A Deal On DACA, Just Had Discussions House Speaker Paul Ryan during an interview with the Associated Press . Ryan is part of the "Big Six" group of Republican leaders that also include Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , the President's chief economic adviser Gary Cohn, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, and Sen. [Full Article...]

New Senate Bill to Replace ACA Gives More Power to States

New Senate Bill to Replace ACA Gives More Power to States The Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson (GCHJ) proposal repeals the structure and architecture of Obamacare and replaces it with a block grant given annually to states to help individuals pay for health care. The Tennessee senator said Tuesday that he hopes to have a bill finalized "early next week in order to be able to hand it to Senator McConnell and Schumer in time to deal with it before the end of ... [Full Article...]

Russian Defense Ministry confident relations with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will be restored

Russian Defense Ministry confident relations with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will be restored One senior European security official said Zapad would merge manoeuvres across Russia's four western military districts in a "complex, multi-dimensional aggressive, anti-NATO exercise". NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in Estonia last week that the military alliance would send three observers. The main goals of the drills are to "update the operational compatibility of headquarters ... [Full Article...]

Motel 6 hotels sending guest lists to ICE

Motel 6 hotels sending guest lists to ICE Motel 6 says it was "implemented at the local level" and senior bosses didn't know, when they found out they fired those involved with the practices. Could one ever imagine that the immigration debate would extend to ... "We send a report every morning to ICE - all the names of everybody that comes in", a desk clerk told the New Times . "It's not some big conspiracy", ICE spokesperson Yasmeen P... [Full Article...]

Still a chance for Jose to get close to the US

Still a chance for Jose to get close to the US Hurricane Jose , sitting out in the Atlantic on Wednesday, is expected to make a slow clockwise rotation over the next 36 to 48 hours that could bring it closer to the USA and the Bahamas. As Tropical Storm Jose moves northwestward, north of the Bahamas, two disturbances are drifting westward in the eastern Atlantic. The track for Hurricane Jose is a odd one. [Full Article...]


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