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National POW-MIA Day Observed in Norristown

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We do not leave our fellow man or woman behind, and we do not rest until our mission is complete. Anderson and others gathered together to remember those who were prisoners of war and those who are missing in action, as well as their families. Read More »

Trump says internet should be cut off to combat 'loser' terrorists

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This is not how a USA president is supposed to behave. In an early morning tweetstorm, Trump slammed political correctness, as he once again made the case for his travel ban which continues to be fought out in the courts. He also said that terrorists "must be dealt with in a much tougher manner". Trump tweeted, adding, "We have made more progress in the last nine months against ISIS than the Obama Administration has made in 8 years". Read More »

Jose shows slight strengthening; two other systems in Atlantic

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Another disturbance between Tropical Depression Fourteen and the Lesser Antilles could also organize into a tropical storm or hurricane over the weekend, and it may be more of a concern for eventually hitting land. You can track the storm here . But that sheer is expected to weaken and Jose is expected to strengthen into a hurricane again within the next few days as it continues to move in the Atlantic. Read More »

County near Tampa railed for 'fake' interpreter for Hurricane Irma news conference

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Two manatees were rescued by Good Samaritans on Sunday after Hurricane Irma sucked the water out of a Florida bay and caused them to become stranded on dry land. "Normally, if we have to move a manatee, we would use a sling similar to the way you've probably seen dolphins moved", Cover says. Nadia Gordon, a marine mammal biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, told the Bradenton Herald that they are "not actually intervening at this point". Read More »

Silver lining for America in the DACA cloud - Anabel Rosa

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Trump was seen as folding yet again before Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Shouting over the engines of Marine One, Trump said his administration was "renovating. "Some institutions aren't comfortable, they don't understand DACA and the unique legal status DACA applicants or participants have, and they're likely to not have any credit history", Posner said. Read More »

Hurricane Irma wrecks Sir Richard Branson's Necker Island home

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Irma swept across the North Atlantic Ocean , before making landfall in the USA state of Florida. At least 37 people were killed there by the storm. I'm not sure what it is. ET. "This area was hit particularly hard and isn't getting a ton of support to help". St. Barts depends on its daily air-cargo shipments from France, which come through St. Read More »

Election campaign for NA-120 by-poll ends

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Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's outspoken daughter Maryam described the Supreme Court's rejection of her father's review petitions against his disqualification as "unjust". But Fawad Chaudhry, a senior official of the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, called the verdict a "victory of good governance in Pakistan". Read More »

Paul Ryan Says "There Will Be A Compromise" On DACA

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Schumer and Pelosi then issued a follow-up statement which contended that an agreement was reached only to cooperate on DACA and border security. As Trump and the Democrats have negotiated the framework of a deal on DACA, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) is wigging out and trying to walk everything back by claiming that there is no deal. Read More »

Judge sets date for Cosby retrial on sexual assault charges

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The retrial for entertainer Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges will begin on April 2nd of next year. The actor hired new lawyers for the retrial, including Tom Mesereau , who is best-known for his part in Michael Jackson's acquittal on child molestation charges in 2005. Read More »

It's Hispanic Heritage Month!

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In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September18, respectively. "Carson hosts a weekend long celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month to sample the richness of the various Latin-American cultures". Read More »

Lawmaker tried negotiating deal with Trump to help WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

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A White House official confirmed that Rohrabacher talked to Kelly about his plan; however, Kelly reportedly turned him down and said that the plan "was best directed to the intelligence community". The California congressman told TheDC that Assange, who promises never to reveal sources, told Rohrabacher during their August meeting that he could prove that Russian Federation wasn't behind the hacking and dissemination of emails from the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 election. Read More »

Hurricane Jose strengthens to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4

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Forecasters said Jose had slightly weakened overnight, but said it is still a "dangerous" category 4 hurricane. The storm is moving northwest at 14 mph, and is about 110 miles north of the Northern Leeward Islands. The eye is expected to move near the north coast of Cuba and the central Bahamas today and tomorrow, and be near Florida on Sunday. Hurricane warnings were downgraded Saturday to hurricane watches for Sint Maarten, St. Read More »

Molson Coors Brewing (TAP) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

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Institutional Capital Llc acquired 1.57M shares as Molson Coors Brewing Co (TAP)'s stock declined 7.34%. The Bank Of The West holds 17,728 shares with $1.73M value, up from 11,830 last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp invested in 0% or 4,890 shares. Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at -, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. Read More »

California assembly passes bill requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns

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Following sharp dissent from law enforcement officials and Brown's intervention, it was scaled back significantly. It will now go to the state senate and later to the governor. The bill prohibits law enforcement officials from being deputized as immigration agents or arresting people on civil immigration warrants. "In my view this bill's going to make us less safe", said Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham, R-Templeton. Read More »

Animals evacuated from Irma arrive in Capital Region

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Despite that, they are making due and sheltering hundreds of dogs in the limited amount of functioning space to make sure every animal has sufficient air conditioning given the sweltering heat in South Florida. All animals will be available for adoption as soon as the shelter can get the animals through the vetting and quarantine process. They will be ready for adoption next week. Read More »

Hurricane Jose drifting south, expected to head northwest

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Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 70 miles per hour as the storm was moving west-northwest at 8 miles per hour. Jose will then lift to the northeast and hopefully out into the Atlantic by the middle and end of next week. "We'll be tracking 96L and 97L closely over the coming week as they move west in the Atlantic", said Williams. The larger of the two tropical waves, Invest 97L, was located just off of Africa's coast on Thursday. Read More »

Tropical Storm Jose expected to churn ocean along New Jersey shore

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Forecasters also continue to watch Tropical Storm Jose , which weakened overnight but will likely regain intensity and become a hurricane again by the weekend. The chances of Jose making a USA landfall are very slim, but not zero. Ten days is still a long way off from being able to predict an accurate storm area, but meteorologists warn that the East Coast is likely to at least experience rainfall and strong rip currents from Jose. Read More »

Dead after AC issue at So. Fla. nursing home

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For days, evacuees from the lower and middle Keys have been turned away from a checkpoint state authorities set up near Mile Marker 74 on the Overseas Highway. The storm, which continued to leave almost 1.9 million homes and businesses without power Friday morning, also caused still-unknown billions of dollars in damages - from property destruction to economic impacts - across the state. Read More »

JNU, Delhi University barred by Narendra Modi government from accepting foreign donations

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The Doon School Old Boys Association, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College (Delhi), Dr Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia International Trust, Co-ordinating Voluntary Adoption Resource Agency, Bombay Diocesan Society, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (Karnataka), Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health (Bengaluru), Shri Mahatma Gandhi Charitable Trust (Gujarat) and Sri Satya Sai Trust also figure in the list. Read More »

Soldier killed at Fort Bragg was training to be Green Beret

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C, 2nd Bn., 60th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, where he attended basic training. About 57,000 soldiers are attacked to Fort Bragg, which is next to Fayetteville, North Carolina. The soldiers are part of U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC). Bockholt didn't yet know the number of soldiers injured or the extent of those injuries. Read More »

Tunisian women free to marry non-Muslim men after lifting of ban

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported about a post shared by a Nigerian Twitter user, Abu Mutmainah, who claimed that Muslim women are not exactly permitted to use perfumes , as it could arouse desires in a man. Essebsi had formed a commission, led by a woman lawyer and rights activists, for drafting revised rules. Among the proposed amendments to the constitution is the right for women to inherit property from their parents and husbands in case of death or separation. Read More »

NHS workers test Sturgeon with call for 3.9% pay rise

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The Royal College of Nursing warned that if the government lifted the cap for NHS nurses to the same level as it had done for police and prison officers, it would still effectively be a real-terms cut. "Their wages continue to fall behind inflation as food and fuel bills, housing and transport costs rise". But ministers announced this week that the policy would be axed, and police would receive a 2 per cent rise, while prison officers received 1.7 per cent. Read More »

CPM politburo ratifies Ritabrata Banerjee's removal from party

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Among the top reasons for action against Mr Banerjee was his personal life and personal indiscretions that had led to more than one woman, including his ex-wife, to complain to the CPM about him. "On Sep 11, Ritabrata Banerjee tried to humiliate his party publicly during a TV interview and basing on it, CPI-M state committee chose to expel him from the party", the press statement said. Read More »

22 injured in London terror train attack

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The homemade bomb - hidden in a plastic bucket covered by a supermarket freezer bag - sent a "wall of fire" through a crowded subway train during London's morning rush hour. An injured woman is led away after an incident at Parsons Green underground station . The last time the threat level was raised to critical was in May following an attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Read More »

McCain Backs Bill Blocking Trump's Transgender Troops Ban

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It also ordered Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to determine in the coming months how to handle transgender individuals now serving, using criteria including "military effectiveness and lethality", budget constraints, and law. In the lawsuit, Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN are now representing nine individual plaintiffs, all of whom are transgender, and three organizational plaintiffs - the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Seattle-based Gender Justice League, and the American Military Partner ... Read More »

McAuliffe statement on planned protest in Richmond tomorrow

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The three rally leaders say they were called to Virginia by Virginians, asking them for help in coordinating the protest they say is in the name of heritage, not hate. This isn't beanbag. As we saw in Charlottesville, two sides are coming to go to war... or as we saw in Boston, one side - the political left - came ready to go to war. Read More »

Dem Senator Says Trump's Problem Is 'Hurtful' Agenda, Not Filibuster

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President Donald Trump has irked conservatives recently as he's held meetings with Democratic leaders on the debt ceiling and immigration and touted his attempts to work across the aisle. Meanwhile, the White House is insisting that's up to Congress. Recent changes to Senate procedure mean that a home state senator not signing off on a blue slip is the most effective way for the minority party to block a nominee from going forward. Read More »

Caribbean residents struggling with damage after Irma

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By dawn Saturday, waves were rolling down the town's main street. BEAUBIEN: You know, basically, until they get larger aircraft in there, they simply can't get these people off. Roads, bridges, airports, and seaports also suffer damage, making it hard to access those most in need of support. Evacuations continue on the island ahead of Hurricane Jose. Read More »

Government Witholds Almost all Mar-A-Lago Visitor Logs

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The groups charge, as Common Dreams previously reported , that "the public deserves to know who is coming to meet with the president and his staff". Shapiro said Property of the People advocates "aggressive transparency" because "the records of the government are the property of the people and it's time for us to reclaim them". Read More »