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Navalny Activists Detained At Nizhny Novgorod Rally

Navalny Activists Detained At Nizhny Novgorod Rally In June, he spent 30 days in jail after police arrested him at an anti-corruption protest in Moscow. His spokeswoman, Kira Yarmysh, said he had been instructed to appear before a judge at 1200 GMT on Monday. The Kremlin has dismissed Navalny, who has faced repeated jailings and criminal cases, as an urbanite out of touch with people living in Russia's 11 time zones where President Vladimir Putin d... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner Registered to Vote in NY as a Woman

Jared Kushner Registered to Vote in NY as a Woman The Wired report boosts Kushner's vast portfolio of issues as the White House gears up to deal with allegations of collusion with the Kremlin during the 2016 campaign and transition, an accusation both parties deny. A request for comment sent to Bainum received an automatic reply saying that he left American Bridge on Friday. This was after Trump called for an investigation into voter fraud,... [Full Article...]

Rockets Land Near Kabul Airport Hours After Pentagon Chief Arrives

Rockets Land Near Kabul Airport Hours After Pentagon Chief Arrives The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack and said the target had been Mattis. "Our presence together in Afghanistan reflects our continuing commitment to bringing stability and peace", the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief said at a joint press conference attended by the head of the Pentagon and president Ghani. [Full Article...]

Why Is Scott Pruitt's EPA Spending $25000 on Soundproofing For His Office?

Why Is Scott Pruitt's EPA Spending $25000 on Soundproofing For His Office? CBS first reported the flights. In June, he flew from Cincinnati to NY and then to Andrews Air Force Base on an Air Force jet to catch a flight to an worldwide conference of energy ministers. Pruitt has faced heightened scrutiny since becoming the EPA Administrator, in part due to emails that came out in an open records request detailing his interactions with the oil and gas industry. [Full Article...]

Appeals Court Overturns Skelos Corruption Conviction

Appeals Court Overturns Skelos Corruption Conviction The Skeloses were convicted in December 2015 of extortion and bribery in an alleged scheme by the elder Skelos to use his political influence to steer work and to award a no-show job to his son. His son got 6? years. Susan Lerner with the government reform group Common Cause said that's a key point. Bob McDonnell of Virginia. Together with Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, Skelos and Silve... [Full Article...]

Catalonia's ministers vow to go ahead with independence referendum

Catalonia's ministers vow to go ahead with independence referendum She says Sunday's vote will show the desire Catalans have to decide the region's future, but in her view can't be considered a proper referendum because it has not been agreed to by Spain . Barcelona's mayor Ada Colau on September 28 called for European Union mediation in the standoff over Catalonia's planned independence referendum in an opinion piece in Britain's Guardian daily. [Full Article...]

Google is reportedly separating its shopping service after European Union antitrust fine

Google is reportedly separating its shopping service after European Union antitrust fine In June, as well as the 2.4 billion euros fine the European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager demanded Google change its policy or face a penalty of up to 5% of its average daily worldwide turnover. In a Q&A with journalists yesterday Vestager was asked whether it expects Google to also make changes to how rivals search comparison services are displayed in search results and her r... [Full Article...]

Former USC coach suspended after Feds file charges

Former USC coach suspended after Feds file charges Evans reportedly received at least $22,000 in bribes, including one alleged bribe that management put directly into his wife's bank account. After playing at Drake, Evans played professionally in Europe and South America. Underwood and Evans had spent five seasons together on Frank Martin's staffs at Kansas State and SC. Auburn University has suspended Person without pay effective immediately. [Full Article...]

Isil leader Baghdadi releases his first statement in almost a year

Isil leader Baghdadi releases his first statement in almost a year The audio has come after several reports that Baghdadi was killed. Though the recording is undated, al-Baghdadi mentions not only the fall of Mosul, but current events such as the US-North Korea crisis and tensions surrounding the independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan. [Full Article...]

Aston Martin have helped to design a submarine

Aston Martin have helped to design a submarine Aston Martin's latest project aims to go beneath the surface, literally. So between the two of them, they are going to try to make the sexiest submarine they can. Aston Martin Consulting provides design, engineering and manufacturing services to select industries, distilling the brand's essence into exciting new projects without compromising Aston Martin's fundamental qualities. [Full Article...]

I may not play golf again - Tiger Woods

I may not play golf again - Tiger Woods Worldwide golf team captain Nick Price of Zimbabwe believes his "hodgepodge" band have the talent and the fire needed to prevent the United States from winning a seventh straight Presidents Cup this week. "My message to my players is that I don't really care what's happened the last 11 Cups or how many we've played", Stricker said. He called being here this week "pure enjoyment about the competi... [Full Article...]

GOP can't pass healthcare because a senator is in the hospital (???)

GOP can't pass healthcare because a senator is in the hospital (???) Then, in an interview for Fox & Friends that was also recorded Wednesday, Trump returned to the hospital excuse. And it's not true. "I believe President Trump can legalize on his own the ability of individuals to join a group or health association across state lines to buy insurance ", Paul said on MSNBC Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Thai PM confirms Yingluck in Dubai

Thai PM confirms Yingluck in Dubai The government had alleged the scheme which was implemented when she was in power had cost the state billions in losses. As we've reported, "Thai media speculated that she might have fled the country and traveled to Singapore, on her way to to join her brother, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was overthrown by the military in 2006". [Full Article...]

Toddler shoots two other children at U.S. home daycare facility

Toddler shoots two other children at U.S. home daycare facility Both infants were evacuated to a local hospital in critical but stable condition. The toddler somehow got hold of a handgun that was in the house and fired it at about 10:20 a.m. One the investigation is complete, it will be turned over to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office for consideration. Police are interviewing two people, Mrs Eubanks and her husband Tim, who relatives say was a hunter ... [Full Article...]

USA health secretary apologises for private plane travel

USA health secretary apologises for private plane travel Price said Thursday that he felt he still has the president's confidence. A spokesperson for the Health and Human Services said Thursday that Price took 13 trips on a private plane - two more than he said he'd taken during a televised interview on Fox News over the weekend. [Full Article...]

Putin to meet Erdogan as Russia-Turkey ties deepen

Putin to meet Erdogan as Russia-Turkey ties deepen Russian President Vladimir Putin will this week visit Ankara for talks with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan set to touch on Iraq and Syria, both sides announced on Monday. Turkey has fiercely opposed the region's plans for independence as Ankara has deep-rooted problems with its Kurdish militants along its borders with Iraq and Syria. [Full Article...]

Power blackout leaves darkened Puerto Rico isolated and paralyzed

Power blackout leaves darkened Puerto Rico isolated and paralyzed Carmen is determined to fly out to Puerto Rico next week. The 1920 law restricts shipments between U.S. ports to US-owned and operated cargo ships, thus preventing foreign-flagged ships from delivering relief aid to the U.S. The officials declined to say when they would make a decision on the request, but said it is "unlikely" a decision would come on Wednesday. "I'm trying to be strong because ... [Full Article...]

Brawl breaks out in Ugandan Parliament for second day

Brawl breaks out in Ugandan Parliament for second day The move on Wednesday met widespread opposition from civic rights activists, opposition politicians and religious leaders. Museveni, a USA ally on regional security, took power by force in 1986 and was re-elected past year in a poll marred by allegations of fraud and voter intimidation. [Full Article...]

Trump suggests collusion between 'anti-Trump' Facebook and media giants

Trump suggests collusion between 'anti-Trump' Facebook and media giants The top Republican on the House Science Committee is investigating whether Russian Federation has purchased advertisements on Facebook and other platforms to influence the USA energy market. "Collusion?" Mr Trump wrote in a tweet that followed the release of campaign ads. U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday criticized Facebook Inc (FB.O) as "anti-Trump" and questioned its role durin... [Full Article...]

Construction begins in Otay Mesa on President Trump's border wall prototypes

Construction begins in Otay Mesa on President Trump's border wall prototypes All the prototypes will be between 18 and 30 feet high. Construction of the wall prototypes is expected to last about a month. Four of them will be built of concrete , and the rest from alternative materials. CBP could ultimately use all or none of the wall types along the border, Vitiello said, in addition to existing bollard fence designs that are used on the "immediate border". [Full Article...]


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