Monday October 23-rd, 2017

The military and North Korea: What you hear and what it means The military and North Korea: What you hear and what it means

Arguing that if North Korea were to denuclearize and become an isolated state "similar to East Germany or Romania in the Cold War", Cotton said China would engage in economic warfare with the US and focus on a campaign of building and militarizin...

The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Rico The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Rico

But Bossert said a "business model" is being implemented in Puerto Rico where federal officials are now being stationed in local municipalities, including with mayors and water and electricity authorities, to ensure better communication. This means t...

SCOTUS Takes Up Union Dues Case SCOTUS Takes Up Union Dues Case

The case was brought by Mark Janus , a state worker who is not a member of AFSCME but still has dues deducted from his paychecks to pay for collective bargaining expenses with the state. "No hardworking man or woman should be compelled to fund a l...

Blast hits Afghan capital near Shi'ite mosque, killing at least one Blast hits Afghan capital near Shi'ite mosque, killing at least one

This comes nearly a month after 20 people were killed from a suicide bombing at a different mosque in the city. Both the Islamic State and the Afghan Taliban have claimed recent attacks and bombings in Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan .

Agency Has 1K Active Domestic Terrorism Cases — FBI Director Agency Has 1K Active Domestic Terrorism Cases — FBI Director

Director Wray stated that the Federal Bureau of Investigation deals with both brands of domestic terrorism equally, but different criminal laws apply. "That's our concern - it's not ideology". Claire McCaskill , pointing out the disparity of havin...

Seoul: More N. Korea provocations in October

In the Thursday meeting, President Moon "said the United States speaks of military and diplomatic options, but South Korea can't go through war again", Park further said. With top Trump administration officials repeatedly saying that military options...

Putin foe Alexei Navalny reportedly detained again Putin foe Alexei Navalny reportedly detained again

Navalny, who has challenged Russia's long-time leader Vladimir Putin for the presidency in next year's election, was similarly detained near his home on the way to a major rally in Moscow in June. Undeterred by the seemingly predetermined outcome...

Real Betis vs Levante live streaming free Real Betis vs Levante live streaming free

The win came three days after Madrid lost at home to Real Betis 1-0. Sevilla is five points behind, followed by Real Madrid at seven points adrift after it won at Alaves 2-1. We're going to continue doing our jobs. "It's true that we have...

Mumbai stampede latest: 22 dead at Elphinstone railway station, casualties may rise Mumbai stampede latest: 22 dead at Elphinstone railway station, casualties may rise

He said there was a loud noise which may have led the people to believe that a part of the bridge had fallen leading to the stampede . Thousands of commuters use the two stations and the bridge everyday as many officers are in the area. The stampede...

Malaysia to ban citizens from visiting North Korea Malaysia to ban citizens from visiting North Korea

They have resurfaced after Donald Trump warned Kim Jong-un he would "totally destroy" his country if he continued to make clear threats and carry out provocative missile tests. The travel ban follows a visit to Washington by Prime Minister Najib Raza...

Hurricane Lee, Fifth Major Atlantic Storm, Reaches Category 3 Status Hurricane Lee, Fifth Major Atlantic Storm, Reaches Category 3 Status

Lee - now a category two hurricane out in the mid-Atlantic - is due to sweep across central parts of the United Kingdom on Sunday, bringing gale force eight winds to Jersey. Hurricane Lee remained the strongest storm in the Atlantic with 110 miles pe...

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Spent More Than $58000 On Non-Commercial Flights EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Spent More Than $58000 On Non-Commercial Flights

Pruitt flew from Cincinnati to New York's JFK airport on an Air Force plane on June 7, before boarding a commercial flight to Italy for Group of Seven environmental summit. The contract for the booth, due for delivery by October 9, was first report...

Dean Skelos gets his corruption conviction thrown out Dean Skelos gets his corruption conviction thrown out

Skelos and son were convicted in 2015 of funneling about $300,000 to the younger Skelos through schemes that involved pushing companies with government business to pay Adam Skelos for no-show jobs. Both Skelos and Silver had been prosecuted by hi...

Aston Martin takes a deep dive with submersible project Aston Martin takes a deep dive with submersible project

The British sports vehicle builder is collaborating with Florida-based Triton Submarines to create Project Neptune, a limited edition luxury sub for life aquatic fans and wannabe secret agents. Project Neptune is now in its concept phase, but Asto...

IL basketball coach releases statement after Federal Bureau of Investigation announcement IL basketball coach releases statement after Federal Bureau of Investigation announcement

Prosecutors said Gatto and others funneled $100,000 from Adidas, identified as "Company-1", to the family of an elite high school prospect so he would play at an Adidas-sponsored school matching the description of the University of Louisville.

Progress on Brexit, but not enough to open trade talk Progress on Brexit, but not enough to open trade talk

Mr Barnier said "real progress" on citizens' rights, Ireland and the financial settlement was essential before discussing the transition and the future. An immediate trade deal appears unlikely, however, because Britain wants a transition period wi...

Coroner: We May Never Know What Happened to Otto Warmbier Coroner: We May Never Know What Happened to Otto Warmbier

North Korea has accused Donald Trump of exploiting the death of a U.S. student jailed in Pyongyang, describing the President as an "old lunatic". He was blind. He was deaf. "This pattern of brain injury however is usually seen as a result of car...

ISIS Leader Baghdadi Reportedly Heard on New Tape ISIS Leader Baghdadi Reportedly Heard on New Tape

The 46-minute-long undated audio message has sparked the speculation that the ISIS chief might be still alive. This image made from video posted on a militant website July 5, 2014, purports to show Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi delive...

Republicans pulled back the latest health bill Republicans pulled back the latest health bill

Republicans now hold 52 out of 100 Senate seats and could get Vice President Mike Pence to break a 50-50 tie. Republicans control Congress but they are split on some core tax issues. "As a general matter, health insurers already have the ability to...

Fugitive former Thai PM believed to have gone into hiding in Dubai Fugitive former Thai PM believed to have gone into hiding in Dubai

The Supreme Court convicted her of mishandling the scheme which allegedly cost Thailand at least $8 billion. Ousted former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets supporters as she arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok , Thailand, August ...

Price says he will pay taxpayers back after private jet controversy Price says he will pay taxpayers back after private jet controversy

Price, a former Republican House member from Georgia, has been under intense scrutiny for chartering several private flights to functions around the country in his official cabinet role. "I will take no more charter flights as Secretary of HHS", ...

Toddler shoots 2 children in home daycare Toddler shoots 2 children in home daycare

Responding officers were spotted removing long gun cases from the Dearborn day care, which was reportedly unlicensed . They remain in serious, but stable, condition. He didn't say who the gun belonged to or how the child got ahold of it. Investigato...

Putin will Go on an Official Visit to Ankara Putin will Go on an Official Visit to Ankara

Turkey and Russian Federation have been on opposing sides during the more than six years of war in Syria, with Russian Federation the key backer of President Bashar al-Assad and Turkey supporting rebels seeking his ouster. Ankara and Moscow went thr...

Woman arrested 27 years after killer-clown case Woman arrested 27 years after killer-clown case

Though the abandoned getaway vehicle was eventually traced to a rental agency Michael Warren did business with, police were unable to tie him to the murder of his then-wife. Richard McAfee said at a press conference after the arrest , per CBS N...

Trump 'not happy about' Price's taxpayer-funded private jet use Trump 'not happy about' Price's taxpayer-funded private jet use

Trump's remarks were the latest example of the White House distancing itself from Price's actions. Responding to a shouted question as to whether he will fire Price: "We'll see ". Oakley also said Price "has initiated an internal departmental revie...

Why isn't Trump rushing to help Puerto Rico's US citizens? Political payback Why isn't Trump rushing to help Puerto Rico's US citizens? Political payback

On Thursday the White House authorized a 10-day waiver of the Jones Act , a federal law that limits shipping to USA ports by foreign vessels. Texas & Florida are doing great but Puerto Rico, which was already suffering from broken infrastructure &...

Ivanka Trump in Detroit, taps biz to give $300M to computer education Ivanka Trump in Detroit, taps biz to give $300M to computer education

Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump and an adviser to the administration, said less than half of kindergarten through 12th grade schools in the US offer a single computer course. If a total public and private annual contributio...

In Instagram introduced a new feature In Instagram introduced a new feature

Back in June, Instagram announced it was adding new tools to block "toxic" comments and filter out spam. Various tools to help you manage the comments experience on your posts have been launched by Instagram through its existence. In the pas...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi constitutes Economic Advisory Council; Bibiek Debroy appointed chairman Prime Minister Narendra Modi constitutes Economic Advisory Council; Bibiek Debroy appointed chairman

Ashima is also a member of the Technical Advisory Committee on monetary policy and a Professor of Economics at the Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research (IGIDR). The apex body has been reconstituted at a time when the government is conside...

HC orders probe into 'money laundering' by Dera Sacha Sauda HC orders probe into 'money laundering' by Dera Sacha Sauda

Gora even mentioned that Ram Rahim would spend most of his time in women's company. The Punjab & Haryana High Court has rejected his petition challenging the CBI Court's verdict against him on some technical objections. The directions for a scrut...

Violent crime increases in Kalamazoo County communities Violent crime increases in Kalamazoo County communities

Nationally, violent crime increased for the second consecutive year, while property crime decreased for the 14th straight year, according to the FBI's annual report. This is at odds with national data that shows a smaller increase in violent crim...

Sushma Swaraj grants Pakistani girl medical visa for heart surgery Sushma Swaraj grants Pakistani girl medical visa for heart surgery

Earlier, a four-month-old Pakistani boy suffering from a serious heart ailment was given a medical visa. The 7-year-old would be undergoing open heart surgery at a Noida hospital. "We (India) produced scholars, doctors, engineers". What have you ...

Mahmood Farooqui, 'Peepli Live' Co-director, Acquitted in Rape Case Mahmood Farooqui, 'Peepli Live' Co-director, Acquitted in Rape Case

During arguments, Farooqui's lawyer had denied the allegation of rape levelled by the woman and said: " No such incident took place on that day ". Farooqui challenged the sentence in the High Court, and was acquitted of charges on the grounds that th...

Roanoke College Comes Down To Earth; Another DEVASTATING Poll For Northam Roanoke College Comes Down To Earth; Another DEVASTATING Poll For Northam

Donald Trump and Confederate Statues will have major impacts in the race for governor in Virginia. Trump has a 35 percent overall approval rating in the commonwealth, but Northam and Gillespie supporters have sharply different assessments of him.

ADB downgrades India's growth projection to 7 pc for FY 2017-18 ADB downgrades India's growth projection to 7 pc for FY 2017-18

The bank also upgraded its 2017 growth forecast for China to 6.7 percent from 6.5 percent previously. The revision is based on the slowdown in the first quarter of the current financial year, when the Indian economy expanded 5.7 per cent, the slowe...

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