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Steven Mnuchin On NFL Protests: First Amendment Only Applies 'Off The Field'

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He says: "They can do free speech on their own time". He doubled down on his comments Sunday, taking to Twitter to criticize the NFL's ratings and encourage fans to boycott upcoming games. The Twitterverse reacted swiftly to Mnuchin's comments, particularly his suggestions that First Amendment rights are suspended the moment players take the field. Read More »

Iran conducts successful test of Khorramshahr ballistic missile

According to commentators, if Trump were to decide it was not, it could open the way for U.S. lawmakers to reimpose sanctions, leading to the potential collapse of the agreement. The Trump administration then slapped fresh sanctions against Iranian entities and officials in July in response to the missile program. "Call on Iran to halt provocative acts", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote on Twitter. Read More »

Hurricane Maria Weakens as It Moves North

The County of Hyde, NC issued a visitor evacuation order for Ocracoke Island on its Twitter page Saturday night. There are no other tropical features that show any promise of threatening Florida in the foreseeable future. For the next several days, this storm will continue moving north. Maximum sustained winds were 105 miles per hour. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles. Read More »

China slashes trade ties with North Korea; cuts gas, iron ore imports

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The U.N. sanctions were a response to North Korea's sixth nuclear test, which experts said was its biggest by far, earlier this month. Will North Korea's next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? "The objective is for them to stop their missile tests and give up their nuclear weapons", said Mnuchin. Read More »

McCain defies Trump on healthcare reform again

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Sen. John McCain released a statement saying he could not in "good conscience" vote for the Graham-Cassidy bill. Rand Paul , R-Tenn., said he planned to vote "no", calling the bill " Obamacare lite " and Collins' spokesperson said in a statement that she is "leaning no". Read More »

Trump administration announces new travel ban

The new restrictions single out Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen. The White House said the new restrictions will be phased in over time, starting on October 18, and USA visa holders will not be affected. "Countries may come off the list as we review them", another Administration official said. Trump's controversial ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sundays, 90 days after it went into effect. Read More »

Trump Says NFL Players Who Protest US Anthem Should Be Fired

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After President Donald Trump criticized NFL players choosing to kneel during the national anthem , a number have players and even owners have banned together in protest. Find something else to do! On "Fox News Sunday", Marc Short, the White House director of legislative affairs, argued that players indeed have a First Amendment right to kneel, "but National Football League owners also have the right to fire those players". Read More »

Kushner used private email account for White House business

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Mr. Kushner exchanged fewer than 100 emails from his personal account with White House colleagues, said Abbe Lowell, his lawyer. Kushner's lawyer downplayed the significance of his client's actions, telling Politico , "Mr. He says the emails from Kushner's personal account were "usually forwarded news articles or political commentary" and were typically in response to someone who emailed Kushner's personal address first. Read More »

Expectativa por el informe de Gendarmería — Nisman

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También aparecieron lesiones en el cuerpo, producto de supuestos golpes para reducir a la víctima antes de efectuar el disparo que terminó con su vida. "El foco es Maldonado", dijo y respaldó al juez Otranto. ¡Ay, porteños, si esa casi mitad del electorado usara la cabeza y tuviera un poco de memoria, cuánto mejor viviría el país y ellos mismos! Sin embargo, tras estas publicaciones, la propia Gendarmería aseguró que todavía no existe "ningún informe final conclusivo" de la junta de ... Read More »

Living in Mexico City is a perpetual dare

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The death toll in this week's massive quake that toppled buildings in Mexico City and elsewhere rose to at least 295, the country's national civil defense coordinator said, as rescuers continued to look for those trapped in the rubble. Rescuers said they even spoke with her. "Every so often we hear the alarm ... you say, well, it is God's will". Twitter users quickly brought out the "Fake News" tag and complained that the widespread coverage had distracted attention from real rescue ... Read More »

5.9 magnitude quake strikes of Mexico coast

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That quake struck off the coast of Mexico , and could be felt hundreds of miles away from its epicenter in Mexico City. About 40 buildings were toppled, more than 180 damaged beyond fix and another 3,800 significantly damaged on Tuesday in Mexico City, where at least 165 people have died, part of a total death toll that rose Saturday to 303. Read More »

UK's May proposes 2-year transition period after Brexit

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The warning came after the Prime Minister called on European leaders to strike a "bold and ambitious" trade deal with Britain within two years after Brexit . "We need to agree what is part of the deal". Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni also said May had delivered a "constructive speech", but hinted that challenges lie ahead for May. Read More »

Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile

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Though Iran has long boasted of having missiles in the same range in its arsenal, it was the first time that the Khoramshahr, with a range of 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) was displayed in public. The footage was released a few hours after Khorramshahr was unveiled during a military parade in the capital city of Tehran . Washington is due to announce on October 15 whether it considers Iran is still complying with the agreement. Read More »

Russian foreign minister urges Trump-Kim 'kindergarten fight' end

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Searches for the term spiked in the wake of Kim's address, according to dictionary Merriam-Webster, which defines the term as referring to "a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise". Details of the planned talks are not known, but the two sides are likely to discuss ways to break out of an ongoing security stalemate surrounding North Korea's nuclear weapons development. Read More »

Suspected Earthquake detected in North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump is turning up the heat on North Korea with a signature on an executive order two days ago (Sept. 21) to sanction individuals, businesses and institutions who trade with North Korea's "criminal rogue regime". Read More »

Five Richland School District Two students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

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The selected high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. "I knew academics were going to be my future", said Dunkelman. NWC President and Head of School congratulated the students Thursday morning. The National Merit Scholarship Program is a nonprofit organization established in 1955. Read More »

Clues to Identify Price Direction: Wells Fargo & Company

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It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Systematic Financial Management Lp increased Arcbest Corporation (ARCB) stake by 55.58% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 14 by Oppenheimer. Argus Research maintained Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) on Tuesday, January 19 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Thousands gather to see Jeremy Corbyn at Sussex rally

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Corbyn earlier this month called for "full access", later adding "whether that's formal membership - which is only possible, I believe, if you are actually a member of the European Union - or whether it's an agreed trading relationship, is open for discussion". Read More »

South Korea says natural North Korea quake detected

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But on the fringes of the United Nations meeting this week, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho upped the tensions further, telling reporters Pyongyang might now consider detonating a hydrogen bomb outside its territory. China announced on Saturday that it will limit exports of petroleum products to North Korea starting in October to implement the latest United Nations sanctions over Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test. Read More »

Maria's death toll climbs to 10 in Puerto Rico

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The dam, which is made of earth and surrounded by trees in a largely rural region of Puerto Rico, is 120 feet (37 meters) tall, according to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers database. "This is without a doubt the biggest catastrophe in modern history for Puerto Rico", he said. Until Friday, he said, "there was no real understanding at all of the gravity of the situation". Read More »

Will four senators stand in way of GOP health care effort?

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Rand Paul , R-Ky., and Susan Collins , R-Maine, will vote "no". Murkowski in terms of funding for her state , which has high medical and insurance costs and expanded Medicaid under the ACA . No firm estimates have been made of the number of state residents who might lose health coverage under the Cassidy-Graham proposal, though earlier efforts from congressional Republicans were estimated to put millions of Californians at risk . Read More »

Top 25 college football roundup

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The Horned Frogs (3-0) are expected to have one of the better defenses in the Big 12 so it will be a big blow to the Cowboys if the duo can not suit up. They're unselfish. The depth allows us to save legs and keep them fresh throughout the game. Comment: In an overtime game, the Cowboys gained only 269 yards (compared to 450 for Hawaii) and had possession for almost 20 fewer minutes. Read More »

J.Lo donates $1 million in hurricane relief to help Puerto Rico

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Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez , who attended the event with Cuomo, announced that $1 million of the proceeds from her Las Vegas show will be donated to aid Puerto Rico . "This is personal. And we care on a very profound level". President Donald Trump visited Florida and Texas in the aftermath of the storms. Officials will be collecting big-bucks donations from businesses and encouraging New Yorkers to drop off needed supplies after Hurricane Maria knocked out power and left much of ... Read More »

Iran unveils its new long-range ballistic missile

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A 2015 Iranian missile test. The move was a direct challenge to President Donald Trump, who in August signed a bill imposing mandatory penalties on those involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. Read More »

China will restrict oil exports to North Korea

As China is North Korea most important trading partner, the suspension of textile imports is expected to affect Pyongyang's income. Last month, the U.S. On Thursday, North Korea struck back at US President Donald Trump's threats to destroy it, with Kim warning of the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" and his foreign minister suggesting that could include testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. Read More »

Trump fires back at McCain over health care bill

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On Friday, Sen. Susan Collins , a Republican from ME, also inched closer to closing the door on Graham-Cassidy, saying that she was "leaning against", the bill, according to a report from The Portland Press Herald. She, Collins and McCain voted against the last repeal attempt in July. MA has the highest rate of insured people in the nation, with 97.5 percent of residents having either private, employer or government-backed medical coverage past year, according to the U.S. Read More »

Bjerregaard claims first Tour title in Portugal

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And the Irishman will be desperate to defend the Portugal Masters as it returns to the Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course, designed by Arnold Palmer, this week and take the trophy back to Ireland for a third time - Shane Lowry also triumphed in Vilamoura back in 2012. Read More »

Iran claims to have tested "successfully" in its new ballistic missile

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Iran said that the missile was designed and developed in the country. "Questioning United States President Donald Trump's authority to single-handedly scrap the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear accord -Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the pact belongs to the global community in its entirety, and not only to one or two" countries. Read More »

DACA Constitutional Lawsuit Filed Against US Government

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NAACP interim president and CEO Derrick Johnson said in a press release his organization is standing up for the thousands of "people of color" who would be affected by the cancellation of the program. But we did not find almost universal support that Trump described. Despite the negative consequences that the administration cites in its decision, Trump reassured constituents that the process will be gradual and allow opportunity for new legislation. Read More »

Defying Trump, Iran says it will boost missile capabilities

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The test comes at the end of a heated week of diplomacy at the UN General Assembly in NY, where US President Donald Trump again accused Iran of destabilising the Middle East, calling it a "rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed and chaos". Read More »

Mexico quake toll rises to 305

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Pereda said she didn't want to leave: "I was anxious about him". Another person suffered a broken clavicle in the town of Xadani. The director of Mexico's disaster agency says it's an aftershock of the 8.1 quake that hit on September 7 off the country's southern coast. Read More »

Small quake hits North Korea in 'suspected explosion'

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If it is confirmed as a nuclear test, it would be the North Korean regime's seventh. North Korea's major diplomatic ally and trading partner announced curtailing the exports of refined petroleum to two million barrels per year. "That would be not only provocative, but a lot can go wrong if the missile goes awry". "It would be surprising to me if it's (the Juche bird) their lead-off hitter now", he said, borrowing from a baseball term. Read More »

Trump criticises Iran over its recent ballistic missile test

This announcement was made in a climate very tense between Iran and the United States, the president, Donald Trump threatening to pull his country out of the agreement over the nuclear issue that Washington has signed in 2015 with Tehran in conjunction with the Germany, China, France, Great Britain and Russian Federation. Read More »

Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico's misery after hurricane

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The dam, which is 120 feet high and almost 1,000 feet long, was built in 1929 by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. "It becoming increasingly likely that some direct impacts will occur along portions of the coast next week", the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory on Saturday. Read More »