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Terror funding case: NIA arrests two 'ring leaders' of stone pelters

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The NIA today conducted searches at 16 locations in Kashmir and Delhi on traders who were allegedly indulging in hawala operations and using the money for funding terror and separatist activities, officials said. This is the first time since the start of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir in the beginning of the 90s that the Central Investigation Agency has raided the financing of terrorists and separatist organizations. Read More »

Fast Food Workers Around the Country Went on Strike for Labor Day

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A Chicago South Side rally organized by BYP 100 on this Labor Day honored the too-often-overlooked contributions of Black women and femmes to the struggle for economic and social justice. "Many people are now working two and three jobs to support their families", St. Paul Regional Labor Federation President Bobby Kasper said. Many times those workers are in the food service industry - but that's not Darius Moore. Read More »

United States trade representative wants to amend S. Korea trade deal

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Meat Export Federation (USMEF) sent a letter at the end of July to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue and Ambassador Robert Lighthizer of USTR to urge the administration not to jeopardize market access during a potential KORUS re-do. It certainly provides evidence that the USA was wise to secure the largest share of the South Korean market. In a strongly worded statement the president of the U.S. Read More »

Argentina held by Venezuela in World Cup

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Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado has assured that Colombia will try to continue their dominance with ball possession and wait for Brazil to make mistakes. But, just because Coutinho isn't injured, that doesn't mean he's match ready. They had gained 25 points from their 7 wins and 4 draws. In other matches in South America: Bolivia edged Chile 1-0, Peru beat Ecuador 2-1, Venezuela drew 1-1 at Argentina , and Uruguay defeated Paraguay 2-1. Read More »

Kenya announces date of new presidential elections

Shortly after accusing Kenyatta's ruling coalition of election hacking, unrest began in Kibera and areas around Nairobi. On the contentious election date, Limo said the 17th October date announced by the Commission is final as it has already been gazetted. Read More »

Rahm Emanuel 'Bans' Trump from Chicago After DACA Decision

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Immigration activists have estimated 42,000 undocumented immigrants in IL qualify for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the USA illegally as children. Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago students "have nothing to worry about" as President Donald Trump's administration said it will wind down a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. Read More »

For first time since 2009, Palestinian family evicted from E.Jerusalem district

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The courts ruled that the Shamasne family has lived in the house since 1972, however the family claims it has been resident since 1964 (albeit without a lease for part of the period) and that therefore they can not be evicted under law. Around 200,000 Israeli Jews now live in East Jerusalem in settlement homes considered illegal under global law. "The expansion of settlements is not helpful to that end". Read More »

U.S. to Deploy Four Additional THAAD Systems in South Korea

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A Seoul court on Tuesday dismissed local residents' request to temporarily invalidate the government's offering of land to host a USA missile defense system. More than 90 percent of North Korea's export earnings come from China. Russia, China and South Korea are among the nations that have voiced strong criticism of the North's sixth nuclear test. Read More »

Amateur gymnast gets stuck in window trying to retrieve her own poop

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According to the BBC , the anonymous turd chucker was on a Tinder date with Bristol student Liam Smith , who had invited her back to his apartment after a romantic trip to Nandos (nice). A student, Smyth knew he could not afford to fix the broken window that would have cost him £300 (Rs 25,000 approximately). Moments later she came back with a "panicked look" in her eye and explained to Smyth that she'd been for a poo and it hadn't flushed, so she had retrieved it from the bowl and ... Read More »

Senator Bob Menendez faces federal corruption trial

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Corasaniti replied to one tweet Monday evening and noted Republican complaints about the omission, saying it was an "oversight". In return for all of these favors, prosecutors are claiming that Menendez and his staff convinced Department of Health and Human Service regulators to brush aside claims that Melgen overbilled Medicare by nearly $9 million. Read More »

These states consider legal action to challenge DACA repeal

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DACA has granted approximately 800,000 young undocumented immigrants two-year, renewable work permits, giving them the opportunity to legally work in the United States . There are thousands of DACA recipients in Iowa, many of them college students. "We didn't know exactly what would happen, but we knew that something could be announced today", McDermid said. Read More »

Local residents face uncertainty after President Trump decides to end DACA

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And since about 800,000 immigrants have received a work permit through the program. "We might not know what our future looks like in six months, but we know we have an opportunity to push Congress and pass the DREAM Act ", she said . The Trump Administration announced on Tuesday that the program will stop accepting new applications and will end altogether in March of next year. Read More »

First Day of Lucknow metro: Passengers stuck for over 1 hour

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The Metro came to a sudden halt during its first commercial run due to a technical snag that resulted in the passengers being stuck inside the train without light or air-conditioning for over an hour. The metro will be open for public use from tomorrow and will be operational from 6am to 9pm. ALSO SEE Lucknow Metro begins service! The Samajwadi Party, which said Chief Minister Yogi inaugurated a project that Akhilesh had already flagged off, is holding the BJP government responsible ... Read More »

How NAFTA Talks, Border Wall Are Affecting US-Mexico Relations

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As the second round of the North American Free Trade Agreement, NAFTA renegotiation talks nears its end in Mexico City, trade representatives appear to be talking past each other and refusing to hear their counterparts' concerns. His threats to ditch NAFTA have sparked alarm in Mexico , which sends nearly 80% of its exports to the United States. By 2016, they totaled $38.1 billion. Read More »

United Technologies Acquires Rockwell Collins

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Rockwell chairman, president and chief executive Kelly Ortberg will run a new business known as Collins Aerospace that will combine the parts businesses. Analysts expected $2 billion in buybacks in the second half of 2017 alone. Connecticut-based United Technologies , which acquired Charlotte-based Goodrich in 2012, has said it employs about 300 at its UTC Aerospace Systems headquarters in Charlotte, and about 200 in Monroe. Read More »

EU Court Rejects Challenges to Refugee Resettlement

The EU's top court has rejected a challenge by eastern European countries to a migrant relocation deal drawn up at the peak of the crisis in 2015. The European Court of Justice has dismissed the entirety of the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary, and supported by Poland, on the relocation of asylum seekers in need of worldwide protection. Read More »

Programme for Government 2017-18: The Key Policies

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Charities have welcomed wide-ranging new legislation which has been laid out by the Scottish Government . After 10 years in power, Sturgeon defended the SNP's accomplishments in her introduction, arguing: "In the last decade, we have achieved many things". Read More »

Israel conducts largest military drill in 20 years

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Tens of thousands of troops are set to take part in the war games, which will also include aircraft, boats, and submarines. The 10-day drill will simulate " scenarios we'll be facing in the next confrontation with Hezbollah ", an "Israeli" military source said Monday. Read More »

Lenovo settles FTC charges of privacy violations

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According to a former social media manager at Lenovo , the software - built by advertising firm Superfish - was created to "help users find and discover products visually". CT and 31 other states have settled with technology company Lenovo Inc.to resolve allegations the company violated consumer protection laws by pre-installing faulty software vulnerable to hackers on laptop computers, authorities said Tuesday . Read More »

Bucs-'Fins will not be played in Miami due to Irma

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The league is exploring contingency plans, and Philadelphia and Pittsburgh have reportedly emerged as possible sites for the game . As of Tuesday afternoon, the Miami Dolphins remain unsure when and where they will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Read More »

Starbucks raises prices, just as Pumpkin Spice Latte makes its debut

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The ridiculously popular drink - and a trademark must-have of the species known as " basic bitches " - is made with pumpkin spice sauce (i.e. pumpkin purée and loads of sugar), brewed espresso, whipped cream, vanilla syrup and pumpkin spice topping that consists of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and clove. Read More »

Pols blast Trump over DACA plan

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Citizenship and Immigration Services. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson vowed to sue President Donald Trump over his cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program. "I've lived there my whole life", she said, through tears. "You're offering amnesty to illegal immigrants who are not citizens and then you're giving them benefits at the expense of the American people through their taxes". Read More »

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Livingston County

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This storm could produce damage to trees, roofs and siding. This includes Interstate 90 between exits 48A and 48. In a hazardous weather statement, the National Weather Service said there is a risk for strong, severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon. Read More »

School District Apologizes After Teacher Bans 'Make America Great Again' Shirts

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Hightower instructed all principals to meet with their teachers and staff to review the dress code and remind them to keep their political opinions out of the classroom, reports The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Last Friday, video of a classroom incident at River Ridge High School was shared online that has since gone viral. "It's just shocking - you can't do that to kids", he told AJC. Read More »

Korea to Face Uzbekistan in Final World Cup Qualifier

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The result means Syria finish third in Group A, behind group winners Iran and South Korea , who have qualified automatically for the finals. They play arguably the night's toughest fixture - away to Iran , who are yet to concede a goal - as they look to stay ahead of Uzbekistan and China , and perhaps even leap-frog South Korea into second place. Read More »

University of Bedfordshire goes up in world rankings

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Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Cambridge's vice-chancellor, said: "We welcome the fact that United Kingdom institutions feature so highly in this year's rankings, demonstrating their continued importance to the country and its economy". The Times Higher Education rankings evaluate 1,000 universities from 77 countries based on teaching, research output, worldwide outlook, reputation and industry income. Read More »

How Harvey may reshape federal flood insurance policy

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In light of that, we urge you to join many others in reaching out to your congressional representatives and request they support the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program . Underwater. Devastating floods in Texas put the spotlight back on the nation's troubled flood insurance program. It should require states to mandate flood insurance for properties in mapped flood zones for the states to be eligible for federal infrastructure funding. Read More »

UM System Responds to Trump's Decision the End DACA

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Today, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that a previous executive order regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is being rescinded . UVa students and faculty have been vocal about supporting undocumented students before. We remain steadfast in our efforts to ensure that we welcome and meet the needs of all children who walk through our doors, regardless of their race or immigration status. Read More »

Trump's Decision on Iran Deal Does Not Mean US Withdrawing

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According to a joint statement issued during their latest summit in the Chinese city of Xiamen on Monday, the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) defended the accord, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) amid attempts by the United States to undermine it. Read More »

Kim Wall Case: Sub Hatch Cover Caused Death - Suspect

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To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Madsen said Wall's death was an accident. After the incident, a headless and limbless torso found near the Copenhagen shoreline was identified as that of Wall. Read More »

Microsoft promises to protect its Dreamers after Trump repeals DACA

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As for lawmakers in a GOP-controlled Congress that has struggled to gain traction on any major legislative action so far this year, President Trump told a group of reporters Tuesday "they want to be able to do something and do it right". Students in the most Hispanic state in the USA are planning a massive walk out in reaction to the Trump's administration's decision to end Obama-era immigrant protections. Read More »

Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane

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A hurricane warning due to Irma is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, Saba, St. Eustatius, Saint Maarten, Saint Martin, Saint Barthelemy, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Authorities warned that the storm could dump up to 10 inches of rain, cause landslides and flash floods and generate waves of up to 23 feet. Now, we're expecting a Florida landfall or something close to it by Monday next week. Read More »

Modi in Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

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The Prime Minister will pay a visit to Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar's Yangon. India shares a 1,600-km-long land border with Myamnar. India plans to extend it to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, as part of what it describes as the East-West Economic corridor. Read More »