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Bloody end for Hapilon, Maute Bloody end for Hapilon, Maute
- October 17, 2017

Armed Forces chief Eduardo Año Monday said around 30 pro-ISIS group militants, including fewer than eight foreign fighters, remain in the main battle area in Marawi City. More than 1,000 people have been killed in the Marawi violence, including more than 800 militants. Twenty soldiers were wounded in the offensive, which illustrates the extent of the fighting, Colonel Brawner said. (more...)
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- October 13, 2017

Influenza, or the flu , is an infection that can be caused by several types of influenza virus . But Dr. David Colby with the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit said "no person on Earth" could say how the local flu season will roll out this year because it hasn't started yet. (more...)
President Trump Mused About Revoking NBC's License. Republicans in Congress Cheered President Trump Mused About Revoking NBC's License. Republicans in Congress Cheered
- October 12, 2017

The NBC report comes during a time of high tension between the United States and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs, and just ahead of an expected announcement from Trump on whether to decertify the global deal on Iran's nuclear programme. (more...)
Glee actor Mark Salling pleads guilty to child porn possession Glee actor Mark Salling pleads guilty to child porn possession
- October 06, 2017

A judge will decide Salling's sentence at a later date. The actor will have to "participate" in a treatment program and stay away from venues frequented by minors such as schools and "video arcade facilities". Photo via Wikimedia CommonsIn real life, the actor who played Puck - Mark Salling - will soon be a registered sex offender. Mark was one of the lead characters in the musical show, Glee . (more...)
LaVar Ball pulls youngest son from high school LaVar Ball pulls youngest son from high school
- October 04, 2017

The elder Ball "had already been having concerns about" Dennis Lattmore, the new coach, according to the Times . As if that bombshell wasn't enough, LaVar then spoke to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN concerning the reasoning behind the move and, well, he didn't pull punches. (more...)
Donald Trump waives restrictions on aid to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico Donald Trump waives restrictions on aid to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
- October 03, 2017

Someone will say , "Right this way, sir". Following requests from Puerto Rico's governor, Trump on Thursday authorized that shipping restrictions, via the Jones Act , be waived immediately for the island over the next 10 days. Trump is out of it, and all he knows that the Hispanics in Puerto Rico need help, and he has no interest in giving it to them. "It's a disgraceful job", said Gutierrez, who has family in the U.S. (more...)
Carmen Yulín Cruz: San Juan's outspoken mayor in Donald Trump's crosshairs Carmen Yulín Cruz: San Juan's outspoken mayor in Donald Trump's crosshairs
- October 03, 2017

Thank you to the Governor of P.R. and to all of those who ware working so closely with our First Responders. Trump, set to visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday, also used his Saturday-morning Twitter microphone to attack the media's coverage of the response efforts. (more...)
Rangana Herath Becomes 4th Fastest Bowler to Take 400 Test Wickets Rangana Herath Becomes 4th Fastest Bowler to Take 400 Test Wickets
- October 03, 2017

The only one of these spells to be delivered by Rangana Herath 1.0 - before his 2009 renaissance - and the only one to have come in Pakistan , it was the carrom ball that was Herath's primary weapon as he bowled Sri Lanka to victory. (more...)
Two students were stabbed, one fatally, at a Bronx school Two students were stabbed, one fatally, at a Bronx school
- September 29, 2017

Cedeno struck both McCree and Laboy with a 3-inch, spring-action switchblade knife, then walked out into the hallway, where a counselor confiscated the weapon, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said. The incident took place about 30 minutes into a history class in front of at least 15 other students. The Walton Family Foundation, the philanthropy governed by the family behind Walmart, pledged Tuesday to invest $2.2 million over the next two years in new charter schools in New York City ... (more...)
Man suspected of having cancer had swallowed toy cone 40-years earlier Man suspected of having cancer had swallowed toy cone 40-years earlier
- September 29, 2017

The British Medical Journal ( BMJ ) reported that the 47-year-old man remembered to have played and even inhaled the toy pieces during his childhood. I had pneumonia when I was 18 and nothing was picked up then. He said: "I thought it was just a normal chest infection". It may be the first reported case of a "tracheobronchial foreign body" overlooked for 40 years, The Independent reports. (more...)
Saudi woman named to senior govt post Saudi woman named to senior govt post
- September 29, 2017

The change, which will take effect in June 2018, was announced in a royal decree read live on state television and in a simultaneous media event in Washington. Loujain Halthloul, a Saudi activist who was imprisoned for 72 days in the winter of 2014 for attempting to cross the UAE border into Saudi Arabia in her vehicle, tweeted two words: "Thank God". (more...)
Trump 'not happy' with U.S. health chief Price over private travel Trump 'not happy' with U.S. health chief Price over private travel
- September 28, 2017

Asked by reporters whether he would fire Price, Trump said, "we'll see". U.S. President Donald Trump and HHS Secretary Tom Price walk to a House Republican closed party conference on Capitol Hill, on March 21, 2017 in Washington , DC. (more...)
Congressional Republicans Abandon Effort to Repeal ObamaCare, Again Congressional Republicans Abandon Effort to Repeal ObamaCare, Again
- September 28, 2017

The decision was announced by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a lunch with fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill, conceding that they didn't have enough votes. "Health care, as far as I am concerned, is over", Sen. "Where we go from here is tax reform". "I don't know that we've fundamentally changed anything other than we're re-shuffling who gets the money and that's going to make some people happy and embitter other people", Paul said Monday. (more...)
Trump sides against Catalan independence, says Spain 'should remain united' Trump sides against Catalan independence, says Spain 'should remain united'
- September 28, 2017

On Monday - a day before Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is scheduled to meet with President Trump at the White House - I read Nauert's remarks to Sanders and asked if the US would endorse an independent Catalonia after the controversial vote Sunday. (more...)
Tropical storm warning expanded to United States northeast Tropical storm warning expanded to United States northeast
- September 25, 2017

At the beginning of September, Tropical Storm Lidia left seven people dead on its stormy passage through the state of Baja California. At one point, Lee was named the 11th storm of the Atlantic hurricane season on Saturday. On Saturday night, the storm was some 210 miles south of Los Cabos, packing maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour and pushing north at three miles an hour. (more...)
Keenum, Vikings Beat Buccaneers Keenum, Vikings Beat Buccaneers
- September 25, 2017

The Tampa defense looked pretty solid in a 29-7 win over the Chicago Bears last week, picking off two passes and holding the Bears to just 20 yards rushing. His weaving run after the catch led to a 59-yard touchdown to put Minnesota up 28-3 early in the third quarter. They converted only one of six third downs. (more...)
Tension rises in Spain's Catalan amid police operations against referendum Tension rises in Spain's Catalan amid police operations against referendum
- September 22, 2017

On Thursday, tens of thousands gathered outside the seat of Catalonia's top court in Barcelona , singing and banging drums, to protest the arrests of senior officials in police raids on regional government offices on Wednesday. And in a separate move Spain's finance minister, Cristóbal Montoro, said the national government was now set to take control of a large part of Catalonia's public finances. (more...)
Sensex, Nifty End Marginally Lower Ahead Of Fed Decision Sensex, Nifty End Marginally Lower Ahead Of Fed Decision
- September 21, 2017

The 30-share index finally settled down 1.86 points, or 0.01 per cent, at 32,400.51. "Markets ended marginally lower on Wednesday as the Nifty continued to consolidate". Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) remained passive as they sold shares worth a net Rs 1,719.62 crore. Market heavyweight Reliance Industries was in a sweet spot as the scrip hit a record high of Rs 872.10 (intra-day) before closing 0.85 per cent higher at Rs 847.10 after the IUC cut is seen as benefiting the company's ... (more...)
Trump's tweet on London train bombing just speculation: minister Trump's tweet on London train bombing just speculation: minister
- September 20, 2017

Dozens were hurt when an improvised explosive device exploded aboard a crowded London Underground train at Parsons Green station during the morning rush hour Friday. The couple has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II for fostering more than 200 children, including refugees from Middle Eastern conflicts. Police officers secure a road in Sunbury-on-Thames, southwest London , as part of the investigation into Friday's Parsons Green bombing, Saturday Sept, 16, 2017. (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi: 'Myanmar does not fear scrutiny' Aung San Suu Kyi: 'Myanmar does not fear scrutiny'
- September 20, 2017

There have been widespread calls to revoke Suu Kyi's Nobel Prize amid violence in the Rakhine and her failure to publicly defend the rights of Rohingya . "We feel deeply for the suffering of all the people caught up in the conflict". We want to find out why the exodus is happening. However, Suu Kyi also claimed that Myanmar does not fear global scrutiny. (more...)

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