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Trump to visit five Asian countries in November Trump to visit five Asian countries in November
- September 30, 2017

Although there has been no announcement by India yet, Prime Minister Modi is expected to attend the regional summit as well, given the "act East Asia" push he unveiled at the Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit in 2014 and that he returned to participate in every summit since; the last one in 2016. (more...)
Alexei Navalny detained ahead of Russian rally Alexei Navalny detained ahead of Russian rally
- September 30, 2017

Navalny had planned to travel to the Volga River city of Nizhny Novgorod where he was to lead a rally, the latest in a series of demonstrations he has organized across Russian Federation, when he was detained early Friday. After he announced his presidential bid past year, Navalny, a top Kremlin foe and arguably Russia's most popular opposition politician, inspired a grassroots campaign in Russian regions to support his nomination. (more...)
HHS Sec. Tom Price apologizes for flights, plans to reimburse taxpayers HHS Sec. Tom Price apologizes for flights, plans to reimburse taxpayers
- September 29, 2017

Price is known as a conservative policy expert, but his penchant for taking private charter aircraft on the taxpayers' dime is creating new headaches for the White House. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price , left, receives a flu vaccination from Sharon Walsh-Bonadies, RN., right, during a news conference recommending everyone age six months an older be vaccinated against influenza each year, Thursday, Sept. (more...)
Toddler shoots two other toddlers at MI daycare Toddler shoots two other toddlers at MI daycare
- September 29, 2017

The two children who were shot remain hospitalized in critical, but stable condition. Police said the tragic incident happened at around 10:20 a.m. "I'm not going to guess on what occurred in there, but obviously there were weapons in proximity to where kids are, and that's totally unacceptable to me", Haddad said , adding that an investigation is ongoing and charges are possible. (more...)
Russia's Putin departs for Turkey Russia's Putin departs for Turkey
- September 29, 2017

The Kremlin has yet to explicitly condemn the referendum, stressing instead the importance of maintaining Iraq's territorial integrity. Moscow sides with Syrian President Bashar Assad while Turkey has supported his foes since the start of the Syrian civil war six years ago. (more...)
Woman 'committed murder' in a clown costume, then married the widower Woman 'committed murder' in a clown costume, then married the widower
- September 29, 2017

She answered the door, walking past her 21-year-old son, Joseph Aherns, and his friends. Marlene died two days later . A Miami Herald story the Friday before 1991's Memorial Day weekend read, "At a press conference marking the one-year anniversary since Warren's death, detectives Steve Newell, Lou Sessa and Bill Williams said there is no doubt in their minds that Sheila Keen was the killer clown , and that Marlene Warren's husband Michael played some part in the murder ". (more...)
Puerto Rico not in Trump's political calculations Puerto Rico not in Trump's political calculations
- September 29, 2017

Three days ago Hillary Clinton used Twitter-America's official outlet for federal policy proposals-to suggest that President Trump should send the USNS Comfort , a naval hospital ship, to Puerto Rico. President Donald Trump is sending "America's hearts and prayers" to people in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands and says he will visit both places ravaged by Hurricane Maria next week. (more...)
Equifax CEO resigns after massive data breach Equifax CEO resigns after massive data breach
- September 28, 2017

Equifax's board of directors has set up a special committee review the breach. Equifax said the search is already underway for a permanent CEO. Equifax is framing the departure as a retirement for Smith, who also served as chairman of the board, though he acknowledged it's really about the hack. (more...)
Man United focused on winning Champions League — Henrikh Mkhitaryan Man United focused on winning Champions League — Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- September 28, 2017

Manchester United will look to stretch their unbeaten record against CSKA Moscow this week, having won two and drawn two in their previous four meetings against Wednesday night's opposition. The match will be held at VEB Arena , Moscow at 12:15 am IST. " We don't have [Marouane] Fellaini, [Paul] Pogba or [Michael] Carrick ", he told the press. (more...)
Roy Moore Defeats Trump-backed Luther Strange in Alabama Senate Runoff Roy Moore Defeats Trump-backed Luther Strange in Alabama Senate Runoff
- September 28, 2017

As polls showed Mr Strange in danger of losing, the president visited Alabama to campaign at a rally attended by more than 7,000 people. "Roy, WIN in Dec!", Trump wrote on the site late Tuesday. "Congratulations to Roy Moore on his Republican Primary win in Alabama ". And they did. At around 8 p.m. with 13% of precincts reporting, Moore led odd by 17 points. (more...)
French minister defends Alstom-Siemens deal French minister defends Alstom-Siemens deal
- September 28, 2017

Siemens Mobility is set to be merged into Alstom , in which Siemens would hold 50pc plus one share, while the chief executive would be Alstom's current boss Henri-Poupart Lafarge. "This is a large deal, so it's no surprise that it will be looked at closely by the European Commission". That deal handed a key piece of France's nuclear power business to GE, outraging members of France's Socialist government at the time. (more...)
"Megan Kelly Today" Lines Up Big Guests for New Show
- September 27, 2017

Here's a look back at some. Still, after tepid marks for her prime time newsmagazine and now her addition to 'Today , ' it's worth considering that NBC News brass leapt at the opportunity to snag a high-profile news star without having fully thought through how best to deploy her. (more...)
Saudi King issues order allowing women to drive Saudi King issues order allowing women to drive
- September 27, 2017

The kingdom, which announced the change on Tuesday, was the only the country in the world to bar women from driving and for years had garnered negative publicity internationally for detaining women who defied the ban. "But some working Saudi women say that hiring private drivers to get them to and from work eats up much of their pay, diminishing the incentive to work", the report stated. (more...)
Gas prices falling as hurricane impacts fade Gas prices falling as hurricane impacts fade
- September 27, 2017

North Miami-Dade offered the best prices, with $2.63 per gallon spotted at a Valero on Miami Avenue. The travel group said the national average for a gallon of regular gas hit $2.57 to start the work week, an increase of 22 cents versus a month ago. (more...)
Anthony Weiner arrives in court before sentencing Anthony Weiner arrives in court before sentencing
- September 26, 2017

He has pleaded guilty to "transferring obscene material to a minor". Prosecutors said he broke the law by having illicit contact with a 15-year-old girl using Skype and Snapchat. The defense requested that Weiner be held at a prison in Westchester to be closer to his son. After the Daily Mail broke news on the story in September 2016, federal investigators discovered emails from Hillary Clinton's private email server on Weiner's electronic devices. (more...)
President Trump Slams Iran's New Ballistic Missile Test President Trump Slams Iran's New Ballistic Missile Test
- September 26, 2017

The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial travel ban signed earlier this year. (more...)
Unemployment, farmer distress main challenges before India: Rahul Gandhi Unemployment, farmer distress main challenges before India: Rahul Gandhi
- September 26, 2017

In his address there, Gandhi slammed the Modi government for "failing" to address basic problems of people. The Congress' election in-charge of Gujarat Ashok Gehlot, and the party's State chief Bharatsinh Solanki accompanied Rahul on the tour. (more...)
Iraqi Kurds begin count in independence referendum Iraqi Kurds begin count in independence referendum
- September 26, 2017

The curfew was announced in statement from the Kurdish-led governorate of the northern Iraqi city. Iran has denounced the "unilateral" scheme for independence, underlining the importance of maintaining the territorial integrity and stability of Iraq and insisting that the Kurdistan Region is part of the majority Arab country. (more...)
Recovery Fund for Puerto Rico's Most Vulnerable Communities Recovery Fund for Puerto Rico's Most Vulnerable Communities
- September 26, 2017

The destruction of properties, of flattened structures, of families without homes, of debris everywhere. A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances authorized up to $ 1 billion in local money to be used for hurricane response, but Gov. (more...)
Global crude hikes push CPC prices to seven-month high Global crude hikes push CPC prices to seven-month high
- September 26, 2017

Meanwhile, other experts say that refinery demand and not OPEC is the key to keeping prices above the $50 mark: because the difference between crude and refined product prices remain wide, refiners have a reason to keep processing crude at a time when they're normally performing maintenance on their facilities. (more...)