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Two dead, scores missing as boat packed with Rohingya refugees sinks

Two dead, scores missing as boat packed with Rohingya refugees sinks Authorities had earlier said that almost eight people had been rescued from the boat. The insurgents declared a one-month ceasefire from September 10, which is due to end at midnight on Monday. Myanmar leader and Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has faced scathing global criticism and dismay for not doing more to stop the violence, although she has no power over the security forces under a mi... [Full Article...]

High school student SUSPENDED for refusing to stand for Pledge of Allegiance

High school student SUSPENDED for refusing to stand for Pledge of Allegiance Landry told CBS affiliate KHOU she did not think "the flag is what it says it's for, for liberty and justice and all that", and so she preferred to sit during the pledge and would continue to do so. "And then she said 'Well, you're kicked out of here'". More than anything though, Landry said she wants to raise awareness of students' First Amendment rights being violated. [Full Article...]

Man on Sydney high-rise balcony above body

Man on Sydney high-rise balcony above body A large crowd gathered near the scene around lunchtime with the man still refusing to come down. According to a police spokesperson, the man was "pounced on" and "grabbed" by members of the NSW Police Rescue Squad and pulled back inside the building on Brown Street, Chatswood . [Full Article...]

Las Vegas Mass Shooter Reportedly Booked Hotel Rooms During Lollapalooza

Las Vegas Mass Shooter Reportedly Booked Hotel Rooms During Lollapalooza Clark County Undersheriff Kevin McMahill said investigators had "looked at literally everything" and still do not have a clear motive for the shooting. Paddock had 1,600 rounds of ammunition in his vehicle, along with fertilizer that can be used to make explosives and 22.5kg of Tannerite , a substance used in explosive rifle targets. [Full Article...]

Briton faces jail for touching another man in Dubai bar

Briton faces jail for touching another man in Dubai bar Harron has since been fired from his job as an electrician in Afghanistan and is relying on friends for donations to ensure he has accommodation in Dubai. The sparky was having a drink with friends at the Rock Bottom Bar in Dubai - a popular venue for young people in the Tecom area of the city. Mr Harron reportedly told the charity he had been sacked from his job as a result of his detainment in... [Full Article...]

Optimistic Theresa May to call for flexibility from European Union in Brexit talks

Optimistic Theresa May to call for flexibility from European Union in Brexit talks May will tell lawmakers on Monday that she was offering Europe a "new, deep and special partnership" with Britain, her office said. The Prime Minister will say the United Kingdom can get a deal to prove the anti-Brexit "doomsayers" wrong as she attempts to use a Commons statement to move on from her mishap-hit conference speech and the attempted coup against her leadership. [Full Article...]

COI suspende provisoriamente o Comitê Olímpico Brasileiro

O COI também suspendeu Nuzman de todas as suas funções e direitos de membro honorário, e o excluiu da comissão de coordenação dos Jogos de Tóquio-2020. "Por orientação do ministro Leonardo Picciani, o secretário nacional de Esporte de Alto Rendimento, Rogério Sampaio, convocou o presidente interino do Comitê Olímpico do Brasil (COB), Paulo Wanderley, para fornecer informações detalhadas sobre a de... [Full Article...]

Penn State moves up to No. 3 in AP Poll

Penn State moves up to No. 3 in AP Poll A couple of upsets Saturday allowed Oklahoma State to make marginal gains in Associated Press Top 25 Poll. Some of the big winners in this week's updated rankings were the Washington State Cougars , who stayed undefeated with a blowout road win over OR and jumped into the top 10, and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, who leaped five spots to No. [Full Article...]

Scottish National Party offers to pay post-Brexit fees for European Union citizens

Scottish National Party offers to pay post-Brexit fees for European Union citizens It would be "premature" to set a date for a second Scottish independence referendum now while there is still so much uncertainty around Brexit , Nicola Sturgeon has said. She said: 'I would defy any politician to have watched her speech and not feel a sense of sympathy and perhaps a sense of "but for the grace of God there go I". [Full Article...]

DOJ readies extradition of Pinoy doc over foiled NY terror plot

DOJ readies extradition of Pinoy doc over foiled NY terror plot A Filipino suspect in a thwarted terror plot targeting New York's subway and Times Square will face legal proceedings seeking his extradition to the United States, the Philippine Justice Secretary said yesterday. Several news agencies in the US, UK and the Philippines have reportedly cited US federal court filings that named Salic - also said to be known as "Abu Khalid" or "The Doctor" - as the fi... [Full Article...]

North Korea's Kim Calls Nuclear Weapons Program a 'Treasured Sword'

North Korea's Kim Calls Nuclear Weapons Program a 'Treasured Sword' But he acknowledged that North Korea's standoff with the United States, Japan, South Korea and other countries over its nuclear weapons development was a "complicated worldwide situation". Abe, at the outset of campaigning for Japan's October 22 national election, said Sunday he would impose "all possible pressure" on North Korea over its missile and weapons development. [Full Article...]

Bank of America 500 Playbook and Lineups — DFS NASCAR

He's clearly the driver to beat in this championship race, and the reality of how close it really is seemed somewhat surreal. With recent chemotherapy treatments for a recurrence in ovarian cancer, Pollex doesn't want to risk exposing herself to too many people and the potential germs they might carry. [Full Article...]

North Korea: Kim Jong-Un Promotes Sister To Politburo

Mr. Kim made his comments on Saturday at a meeting of the Central Committee of his ruling Workers' Party, the official Korean Central News Agency reported on Sunday. and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un responded by calling Mr Trump deranged and saying he would pay dearly for his threat. Mr Morozov said he and two colleagues had been told by North Korean authorities that Pyongyang had dev... [Full Article...]

Video released of Dolphins OL coach snorting a white substance

Video released of Dolphins OL coach snorting a white substance Salguero adds that the Dolphins' decision on what to do with Foerster could come as early as Monday morning. In the video, the man appears to be talking to a woman who he has a relationship with. While snorting some lines of the powder, he talks about how much he misses a person clearly meant to receive the video, and how much "fun" it has been to consume the substance with the person. [Full Article...]

Iran warns U.S. against designating its Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

Iran warns U.S. against designating its Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group Jafari also said that Tehran would ramp up its defense capabilities, including its missile program, if the USA undermined a nuclear deal between Iran and Western powers. On September 21, following a ministerial meeting at the United Nations on the Iran nuclear agreement US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson admitted that reports from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) show that Teh... [Full Article...]

GOP Rep Scalise: Lawbreakers Are the Problem, Not Too Many Guns

GOP Rep Scalise: Lawbreakers Are the Problem, Not Too Many Guns They want to go out and limit the rights of gun owners. The Louisiana representative reaffirmed his support for Americans right to bear arms and said more restrictions are not the answer. "To think we're all now experts and know how to write some panacea law, it's fallacy". Let's focus on the facts. "There are people that want to rush to judgment", Scalise said. [Full Article...]

Police ask public for help to find motive for Las Vegas massacre

Police ask public for help to find motive for Las Vegas massacre Clark County Undersheriff Kevin McMahill said investigators remain largely in the dark about what drove retired real estate investor and high-stakes gambler Stephen Paddock to carry out the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history. [Full Article...]

Trump Defends Puerto Rico Response Again

Trump Defends Puerto Rico Response Again In the TBN interview with Mr Huckabee , who is the father of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders, Mr Trump was asked if coverage of his response to the natural disasters was "frustrating" given that people on the ground thought his response was "pitch perfect". [Full Article...]

Panama Papers case: Nawaz's son-in-law arrested on return to Pakistan

Panama Papers case: Nawaz's son-in-law arrested on return to Pakistan The disqualified Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif would not appear for accountability court hearing on October 9th as he is attending his wife who is recovering post surgries. "The world has come to know that what's happening is not accountability, but revenge", she said. Capt Safdar told Geo News that the couple had made a decision to return to Pakistan on the advice of their lawyers. [Full Article...]

Immigration demands linked to support for DACA

Immigration demands linked to support for DACA The Trump administration wants the wish list to guide immigration reform in Congress and accompany a bill to replace DACA, the Obama-era program that protected almost 800,000 "Dreamers" from deportation and allowed them to secure work permits. [Full Article...]


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