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United Kingdom opposes planned independence referendum of Kurdistan United Kingdom opposes planned independence referendum of Kurdistan
- September 17, 2017

The planned vote has faced strong opposition from the federal government in Baghdad as well as neighbouring Iran and Turkey, which fear it will stoke separatist aspirations among their own sizeable Kurdish minorities. But Barzani has vowed to press forward despite unspecified "alternatives" offered by the United States this week to entice its Iraqi Kurdish allies to delay the referendum. (more...)
Facebook's ad buying platform included categories like Facebook's ad buying platform included categories like "Jew hater" and "Nazi party"
- September 16, 2017

Facebook reportedly approved the three ads within 15 minutes. "We don't allow hate speech on Facebook ", product management director Rob Leathern said in a statement . After being contacted about the successful ad buys, Facebook said it would remove the audiences, which had been created by an algorithm, not a Facebook employee. (more...)
Arsenal should use Europa League to give chances to young talent Arsenal should use Europa League to give chances to young talent
- September 16, 2017

The game was delayed by an hour due to crowd trouble outside the Emirates Stadium. That meant many attempted to enter without tickets or with tickets for the Arsenal sections, where it soon became clear ahead of kick-off that plenty had succeeded. (more...)
Fire kills 25 at Malaysian boarding school Fire kills 25 at Malaysian boarding school
- September 15, 2017

He said 12 students and two teachers managed to escape the fire and suffered various injuries. The dormitory had only one entrance, leaving numerous victims trapped inside, he said. Other leaders who came to HKL to visit the families were Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, ministers Dr S. Subramaniam, Liow Tiong Lai and Jamil Khir Baharom. (more...)
Dozens killed in bomb, gunfire attacks in southern Iraq Dozens killed in bomb, gunfire attacks in southern Iraq
- September 15, 2017

Wearing security force uniforms and driving stolen army vehicles, the attackers targeted a police checkpoint and two restaurants on a highway near the city of Nassiriya, using auto bombs and suicide vests, the sources said. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the triple attack in a statement via its Amaq news agency, celebrating the death of "dozens of Shi'ite". Adding to the pressure on the fighters, Iraqi forces also recaptured the city of Tal Afar and the surrounding region from ... (more...)
Cardinals in tough after losing Johnson Cardinals in tough after losing Johnson
- September 15, 2017

Last season, Chris Johnson played in only four games for the Cardinals , carrying 25 times for 95 yards. Johnson dislocated his wrist during the Cardinals' Week 1 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon. Tanner Gentry is on the practice squad. Johnson is in his third NFL season after being drafted out of Northern Iowa by Arizona in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft. (more...)
UN Security Council Slaps New Sanctions On North Korea UN Security Council Slaps New Sanctions On North Korea
- September 14, 2017

The new sanctions ban 90 percent of North Korea's publicly-reported exports and cap the amount of oil the country is able to import, according to a US official familiar with the negotiations. But it was less the power of Washington , and more that of Beijing and Moscow, that was on display. There was no independent verification of the North's claim to have conducted a hydrogen bomb test, but some experts said there was enough strong evidence to suggest Pyongyang had either developed ... (more...)
Jose still in the Atlantic: NOT an imminent USA threat Jose still in the Atlantic: NOT an imminent USA threat
- September 14, 2017

According to the National Hurricane Center , at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Jose is now at 75 miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds are near 75 miles per hour with higher gusts. Computer models, commonly known as the "spaghetti models", have the storm turning to the northeast late this week or in the weekend and then spinning towards the North Atlantic. (more...)
Pippa Middleton Is 'Regularly' Visiting Pregnant Duchess Kate Pippa Middleton Is 'Regularly' Visiting Pregnant Duchess Kate
- September 14, 2017

She suffered this same condition while pregnant with the couple's first two children, 4-year old Prince George and 2-year old Princess Charlotte . Prince William's younger brother, Harry, has shared his excitement at the prospect of being an uncle for the third time shortly after the announcement on Monday. (more...)
Pope Francis: If Trump Is Pro-Life, He Should Re-Think DACA Decision Pope Francis: If Trump Is Pro-Life, He Should Re-Think DACA Decision
- September 14, 2017

Removing children from families "isn't something that bears fruit for either the youngsters or their families". Referring to the current negotiations over a legislative solution, the pope expressed "hope that it can be re-thought a little". (more...)
Condos Says Presidential Election Integrity Commission Has 'Nefarious' Agenda Condos Says Presidential Election Integrity Commission Has 'Nefarious' Agenda
- September 14, 2017

As that story continues to develop, Secretary of State Bill Gardner's participation on President Trump's election commission continues generates new controversy. Congress should conduct vigorous oversight of the commission's efforts, which are an affront to our democracy. "They can easily be accounted for by college students and other new Granite Staters who deferred acquiring an in-state license - or don't intend to drive in the state". (more...)
China's LinkGlobal joins bidding for Air Berlin China's LinkGlobal joins bidding for Air Berlin
- September 14, 2017

Because the carrier no longer offers compensation for cancelled flights, customer advice centres recommended that people affected by the strike book replacements at their own expense. The airline has been struggling for some time and over the past two years has announced losses amounting to 1.2bn euros (£1.1bn). The carrier said Monday it will cancel numerous routes to the Caribbean and some United States flights from September 25, and only customers who bought tickets after the company ... (more...)
Najib, Trump in talks at White House Najib, Trump in talks at White House
- September 13, 2017

Appearing with Trump at the White House, Najib said he would like to invest in Trump's infrastructure programme and Malaysia remains committed to fighting Islamic State, Al Qaeda and other extremist groups. Mr. Najib said Tuesday the airline deals would be worth $10 billion in five years, or more if the airline executes the option for additional planes. (more...)
'Cooperation Between American and Kuwait Has Never Been Stronger' 'Cooperation Between American and Kuwait Has Never Been Stronger'
- September 12, 2017

Saudi Arabia and its allies accuse Qatar, the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas, of ties to Iran and to terrorist groups. He previously has described how Arab leaders criticized Qatar for such terror financing during a regional summit in Saudi Arabia earlier this year. (more...)
Trump Takes Travel Order back to SCOTUS Trump Takes Travel Order back to SCOTUS
- September 12, 2017

An appeals court earlier restricted Donald Trump's effort to temporarily bar most refugees to enter the soil of United States. In a one-page decision signed by Judge Anthony Kennedy, the high court temporarily blocked a decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals last week that stopped the government from prohibiting refugees from entering if a resettlement agency in the USA has agreed to take them in. (more...)
Eguptian Police Ambushed in Sinai Eguptian Police Ambushed in Sinai
- September 12, 2017

Security forces had received information that a number of militants who escaped the restive North Sinai were hiding out in two apartments in Agouza and were planning a number of attacks in central governorates. According to the state news agency MENA, security forces entered a gun battle with militants in the vicinity of the blast site and managed to slay several of them. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Sucks Water Away From Bahamas Shorelines Hurricane Irma Sucks Water Away From Bahamas Shorelines
- September 11, 2017

Kaydi K wrote: "I am in disbelief right now". She said: "Low pressure is basically a sucking mechanism - it sucks the air into it, and when it's really low, it can change the shape of the surface of the ocean". Yesterday we posted the video of water being sucked from around Long Island in the Bahamas. "And they don't know where it went!" Irma is sucking water from shorelines and pulling it into the eye of the storm as it charts a path to the Florida coast. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: No Longer a Candidate But 'Not Done With Politics' Hillary Clinton: No Longer a Candidate But 'Not Done With Politics'
- September 11, 2017

In those, she takes responsibility for her devastating loss to Trump. Hillary Clinton thinks Donald Trump's Inauguration speech was actually a rallying cry for white nationalists. And - you know, my share of Chardonnay, ' Clinton admitted. "I think the most important of the mistakes I made was using personal email", Clinton said. (more...)
Hurricane Irma may bring 'major' coastal flooding to Charleston Hurricane Irma may bring 'major' coastal flooding to Charleston
- September 10, 2017

Coastal residents should plan on evacuating and be prepared for an order for 10 am Saturday, McMaster. Of those evacuated, 532 left Edisto Beach, 468 from Dafuskie Island, 743 from Fripp Island, 168 from Hunting Island, 42,000 from Hilton Head Island, 409 from Knowles Island and 32 from Tullifiny Island. (more...)
Amazon seeks prime North American spot for second headquarters Amazon seeks prime North American spot for second headquarters
- September 08, 2017

It plans to stay in its sprawling Seattle headquarters and the new space will be "a full equal" of its current home, said founder and CEO Jeff Bezos . It's expected to house up to 50,000 employees and cost approximately $5 billion to build and operate. Cities and states are being advised by Amazon .com Inc.to visit http://www.amazon.com/amazonHQ2 for more information. (more...)