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Spain's constitutional court suspends Catalan referendum law

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Thursday's parliamentary session was repeatedly held up as anti-independence parties tabled motions which required lengthy discussions on procedural technicalities. Late Thursday, the Constitutional Court chose to proceed with the government's appeal, suspend the referendum bill and all related measures, and warn officials of their duty to comply with its decision. Read More »

Richard Branson's Necker Island home 'destroyed' after being struck by Hurricane Irma

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The Bransons have weathered the storm. Richard Branson - who chose to spend Hurricane Imra in his wine cellar - survived the category 5 storm that devastated his British Virgin Islands home, his company said. The atmosphere of anticipation ahead of Irma's arrival was "eerie..." "All of us slept together in two rooms", Branson wrote. His son Sam Branson took to Instagram to tell his followers that his father and his staff were safe. Read More »

Tip And TV Times Announced

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The Spartans' final regular-season appearance on the ESPN family of networks will be on Sunday, Feb. 11 in the annual battle with MI, which will air on ESPN2 at 12 p.m. The fifth, and final, road trip in the month brings Coach Patrick Chambers and the Nittany Lions to Michigan State on Wednesday, Jan. 31. If you can't make it to the January 20 Ohio State game at Madison Square Garden in NY, then fans can watch that at 11 a.m. Read More »

North Korean missile reportedly on the move

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On possible new United Nations sanctions , and whether China would support cutting off oil, Geng said it would depend on the outcome of Security Council discussions. "'We are not looking to the total annihilation of a country, namely North Korea, but ... we have many options to do so". Seoul's Defense Ministry on Wednesday said the USA military will begin adding more launchers to a contentious high-tech US missile defense system in South Korea on Thursday to better cope with North Korean ... Read More »

No one can fight war against terror better than us: Khawaja Asif

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In 2014, US forces and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces started pulling out from Afghanistan and handed over security responsibilities to Afghan forces. Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Thursday asserted that the war against terrorism could neither be fought nor won without Pakistan's help. Politicians in Pakistan are calling for a rejection of USA aid and closer ties with China, which has been investing in infrastructure projects. Read More »

STORM CLOSURES: Public schools closed Friday, Monday and Tuesday

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On Friday at 4 p.m. As Hurricane Irma continues to churn toward Florida several Central prompting several local counties to declare a local state of emergency. "No, we do not close the bridges". Chairman Danny Leeper said, "If you live in low lying areas prone to flood or a mobile home, don't wait for somebody to tell you to leave". Read More »

State leaders prepare for Hurricane Irma, urge residents to follow suit

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N.C. Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry says while it's too early to know exactly how Hurricane Irma might affect the state, it is never too early to prepare. "We are very concerned, we are working very hard" Trump said of the storm , which has transformed a string of tropical island paradises into scenes of ruin. Read More »

Senate passes Trump-Democrats deal on Harvey aid, debt, funding

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The White House forwarded an initial $7.85 billion request Friday night. After spending the first six months of the year failing to repeal and replace the Obama-era health law and missing deadlines on other fronts, swift action on Harvey will give Congress and Trump the chance to look competent and remind voters that government can be a positive force. Read More »

'There Are A Lot Of Good Reasons' To Eliminate The Debt Ceiling

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And on Wednesday, he rushed past reporters seeking comment on Trump's reported deal with Democrats . House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump supports and would sign into law legislation that offers a path to legalization for immigrants brought to the country as children and living here illegally. Read More »

Blue States Sue To Block DACA Repeal

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Nearly 800,000 Dreamers live in the U.S., 70 percent of them having arrived as children from Mexico with 90 percent having been born in Latin America. Yet, as a result of the DHS Memorandum, approximately 1,400 DACA grantees will lose their work authorization and risk termination of employment each day as their terms begin to expire. Read More »

Hurricane Irma might have destroyed one of the world's most famous airports

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Officials say rebuilding the infrastructure remains crucial in the recovery process and getting aid to the residents who remain in flooded conditions. The damage at Princess Juliana Airport made it hard for aid to arrive. One of the Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma is St. Maarten, where widespread destruction and several deaths have been reported. Read More »

Name of Taco Bell robbery suspect who was fatally shot released

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The employees then shot the suspect, identified as 24-year-old De'Carlo Jackson, six times with their own guns. The name of the robbery suspect who was fatally shot at a Cleveland Taco Bell has been released. The employees who opened fire were described as a 23-year-old man and two 19-year-old men. No charges or arrests have been made. When police arrived, they found a suspect with multiple gunshot wounds. Read More »

Cosmo DiNardo waives preliminary hearing in Bucks murders

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Clockwise from the top left: Jimi Tar Patrick, Thomas Charles Meo, Dean Andrew Finocchiaro and Mark Richard Sturgis. Instead, police allege, the men were robbed, shot, killed and buried. Officials on occasion will move high-profile hearings out of the smaller district court buildings to accommodate attendance and security concerns. Kratz's attorney has vowed to offer a "vigorous" defense. Read More »

DeVos to seek public input on Title IX rules

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DeVos also argued that the "quasi-legal structures" Washington imposes to address cases of sexual misconduct " fall short "for far too many students". DeVos has said Obama-era rules on investigating campus sexual assault aren't working and suggested that revisions were necessary. Trump's Education Department said it will rewrite the policy now, to ensure a balance of rights for the victims and the accused. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Could Have Suffered Torn Labrum Last December

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LeBron James reportedly cooled on Thomas when he learned his new point guard may not be able to take the court until after the All-Star Break. So Cleveland, if you know any skate parks in the Cleveland area, let Thomas know! Thomas failed his initial physical in Cleveland, which almost derailed the blockbuster trade .The deal was salvaged when the Celtics tossed in a 2018 second-round draft pick to the original package that included the three aforementioned players and a 2018 ... Read More »

South Korea warns North Korea may fire another ICBM

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U.S. President Donald Trump has urged China , North Korea's biggest ally and trading partner, to do more to rein in its neighbor. The possibility of a deadly clash over the North's nuclear and other threats is likely to linger at least until he does. Read More »

22 yr old Nagpur woman raped, brutally murdered in Ambernath

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The two accused, along with another friend Nilesh Khobragade met the victim in Pune and chose to go to Akshay Valode's house in Ambernath. According to the police, accused Nikhilesh Patil, who also hails from Nagpur and was the woman's friend, had come to visit her on September 4 with his friend Nilesh in his vehicle, Mid-day reported on Thurdsay. Read More »

US Charges Former High-Ranking Turkish Officials In Iran Sanctions Case

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The investigation had focused mainly on Turkish Iranian millionaire Reza Zarrab, whose network of companies prosecutors allege was used to launder money for Iran. They were charged with "conspiring to use the USA financial system to conduct hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of transactions on behalf of the government of Iran and other Iranian entities, which were barred by United States sanctions", US prosecutors said in a statement dated Wednesday. Read More »

2 officers, suspect injured in Huntington Beach officer-involved shooting

John Domingo. The suspect and an officer were both struck during the shooting incident. When officers arrived, a gun battle ensued between the suspect and the police, according to a statement from the Huntington Beach police. The two officers and the subject were hospitalized, but details about their conditions were not immediately available. This is a developing story . Read More »

School says students disciplined over shocking photo

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Creston Police Chief Paul Ver Meer told the Omaha World-Herald that his specialty knows about the photograph yet is not associated with an examination. Creston native Teresa Cheers, 57, said she was most concerned that the students in the photo look to be proudly posing with the burning cross, rifle and "cowardly" hoods. Read More »

Britain calls for new sanctions on North Korea

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South Korea launched a ballistic missile exercise late Sunday in response to Pyongyang's provocative detonation of what it claimed was a miniaturized hydrogen bomb , state news agency Yonhap reported. counterpart shared the view. Jens Stoltenberg says North Korea must abandon its nuclear and missile programs and refrain from further testing. Asked about a possible oil embargo or ban on North Koreans working overseas, he said: "We wouldn't like to see the ordinary people, the citizens ... Read More »

Trump hails Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts during Texas visit

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At the last three of 28 Texas coast ports still closed to ship traffic, the U.S. Coast Guard said it was monitoring water currents for when shipping might resume. Around 1,000 evacuees remain at the George R Brown Convention Center in Houston . Still, Turner insisted that much of the nation's fourth-largest city was hoping to get back on track by Tuesday. Read More »

Trump administration to DREAMers: Prepare to self-deport

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday announced Trump's decision to end DACA with a six-month delay, giving Congress a window to act. After urging Congress to draft a policy to protect young undocumented Americans during his first term, President Obama bypassed the legislature and created the program through an executive order. Read More »

Bristol Myers Squibb kidney cancer treatment meets endpoint of late-stage trial

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About 4,872 shares traded. Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. 30 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 538.67 million shares or 0.04% more from 538.45 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The stock declined 1.03% or $1.5 reaching $144.65 per share. Read More »

Utah Immigrants Vow To Fight Repeal Of DACA Program

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Ferguson: "Yesterday's announcement makes no assurances that that information will not be used against them and their families, and that is not right ". It and other polls also find the vast majority of Americans believe undocumented immigrants should be allowed to stay in the USA, and be offered a path to citizenship. Read More »

'Cut off oil to North': South Korea in plea to Russian Federation

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The White House said Mr Trump and Mr Turnbull also "confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearise North Korea ". We must not yield to emotions or try to drive North Korea into a corner. It was also announced that the 10th BRICS summit would be held next year in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read More »

Putin Says Russia May Further Cut US Diplomatic Staff

Putin on this year's BRICS summit. Putin denounced North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russian Federation did not recognize its nuclear status. The Russian president also said his government reserves the right to cut further the number of American diplomatic staff in Moscow, in response to what he described as Washington's "boorish" treatment of Russia's diplomatic staff in the United States. Read More »

TTV to meet guv today with 19 MLAs

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Speaking to reporters outside his residence after meeting the governor at the Raj Bhavan along with his loyalist MPs, and MLAs, he said they urged Rao to direct Palaniswami to prove his majority. Harping on his "sleeper cell MLAs" usage (a claim to refer his loyalist MLAs with Palaniswami camp), Dhinakaran said bringing down Palaniswami and Panneerselvam from the reigns of power was his camp's sole idea. Read More »

Four additional THAAD launchers to be installed in Seongju on Thursday:MND

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China's remarks come after the South Korea Defence Ministry announced it would carry out the temporary deployment of launching vehicles at 2am tomorrow (September 7) at its site in Seongju, south of Seoul. Speaking after the talks with the visiting South Korean president, Putin in televised remarks urged North Korea's neighbors to support the Russian-Chinese roadmap. Read More »

Aussies in Asia warned about North Korea

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President Donald Trump discussed North Korea's strongest nuclear test yet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday, as the USA proposed crippling new sanctions and world leaders tussled over whether pressure or dialogue was the best way to rein in the rogue nation. Read More »

Police fatally shoot man in Bronx; officers taken to hospital

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Officers were conducting a wellness check on the man after receiving calls from concerned neighbors, who hadn't seen or heard from him in awhile, when the shooting unfolded. According to the statistics maintained by a national database tracking the deaths caused by police shootings, there has been a rise in the number of killings in 2017. Read More »

Rocori School District Backs Down from Flag Ban after Protests

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Julie Mills, mother of a Rocori student who participated in the protest, said she and her 11th-grade son, Ethan, opposed the no-flag policy the moment they learned of it. "It has generated a conversation with high school administrators and students, not just the ones involved here, but many kids across the high school", Staska said. Read More »

We have many military options

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Sunday's detonation by North Korea was the first nuclear test since Trump took office in January. Speaking outside the White House after President Trump met with his top national security advisors, Mattis asserted that the US has "many" military options, and that the president had been briefed on them. Read More »

Russian Federation does not accept DPRK's nuclear status: Putin

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When asked if Russia would support new sanctions against North Korea after it carried out a nuclear bomb test on Sunday, Peskov said: "The Russian Federation is ready to take part in all discussions on North Korea problems within a framework of United Nations Security Council and in other forms". Read More »

South Korea displays military strength amid North Korean crisis

US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, agreed on Monday to scrap a warhead weight limit on South Korea's missiles, enabling it to strike North Korea with greater force in the event of war. China is deeply suspicious of any US-backed military build-up in the region, and has repeatedly expressed anger at the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile defence system in South Korea . Read More »