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PBA Demands Firing of John Jay Professor Over 'Dead Cops' Tweet


It went largely under the radar for awhile, until the Patrolman's Benevolent Association (PBA), the country's largest police union, recently became aware of the words and their authorship. Isaacson wrote that de Blasio had infringed on the school's administrative autonomy, and 'taken a swipe at free speech and academic freedom'. "It is absolutely outrageous that an individual who holds and expresses these views could be employed by any academic institution, much less one that counts an ... Read More »

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on DPRK's latest missile launch


The photos can not be independently verified. On Thursday North Korea threatened to "sink Japan" with its nuclear missiles and also to reduce the USA mainland "to ashes". The Security Council on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution to impose sanctions on the DPRK over its nuclear test on September 3 which violated the previous Security Council resolutions. Read More »

DHS mulling deadline extension for Dreams to reapply for DACA


Those in ME represent a tiny fraction of the estimated 800,000 undocumented immigrants nationwide who sought protection under DACA since the program began. In this situation, losing DACA is even more devastating. "We agreed to enshrine the protections of DACA into law quickly, and to work out a package of border security, excluding the wall , that's acceptable to both sides". Read More »

Red Bull upbeat for Singapore glory


The Ferrari driver came home with a time of 1:39.491 to give him a shot at victory tomorrow. Vetttel was expectedly ecstatic after snatching the pole from Red Bull. Certainly, Red Bull appear to have excellent race pace. "It's down to us to produce a good vehicle, be competitive and then, of course, why would the drivers want to be anywhere else?" said Horner. Read More »

Power's out for 3.3 million so far in Florida

He said the time to evaluate the system's performance is after the restorations are complete, not now. "And it will be underway and continued". "That's affected roughly 4.4 million customers", Gould said. So far, power supply has been restored to 1.1 million affected users, according to the company. "We've seen no vehicles here", McKay said. This will not be just a daylight operation. Read More »

Plane crashes near Glenwood Springs, kills family of 4


According to the Garfield County Sheriff's Office in Colorado, crews were asked to assist with a search for an airplane that had left Fort Collins, Colorado and was on its way to Moab, Utah. The cause and the exact time of the crash were still not clear. Authorities were notified of the missing plane early Saturday morning and immediately began searching the area for any signs of the aircraft. Read More »

'Don't Play With Fire': Mamata Banerjee To Group Planning Rally With Arms


She said the decision was made to ensure that both communities do not clash and to avoid any violence. Mamata, while speaking to mediapersons, said today, "Don't disturb peace during Durga Puja, don't play with fire". The Chief Minister also said the people will not be allowed to carry arms or weapons during the immersion procession. The immersion will not be allowed on October 1 on account of Muharram but it will again be permitted on October 2. Read More »

PH to North Korea: Stop 'provocative' missile tests, start peace talks

According to the British newspaper Express, South Korea has wanted to show its northern neighbor that they are ready to respond to a military strike. Kim said the "combat efficiency and reliability of Hwasong-12 were thoroughly verified, operation members' capacity for actual war is also very ideal and the work for increasing combat power of Hwasong-12 has been realized", according to KCNA. Read More »

Speaker Ryan Says Deporting Illegal Children Not In America's Interest


House Budget Chairwoman Diane Black of Tennessee said Wednesday it's unlikely that the budget resolution will reach the House floor this month. Tax cuts can be passed through the budget process known as "reconciliation" that does not allow for filibusters, but they must meet certain conditions - most pertinently that they do not add to the budget deficit over 10 years. Read More »

Nikki Haley to North Korea: 'No problem' letting Mattis deal with you


And what have the USA and its allies achieved? "You'll see what I'm going to be doing very shortly in October", Trump told reporters Thursday when asked about his decision. The Trump Administration, per policy, does not acknowledge that Trump is playing even a hole of golf, much less an 18-hole round. The president and his surrogates have invoked the need to preserve USA independence to justify numerous controversial policy stances. Read More »

Trump views aftermath in hurricane-ravaged Florida


Five people died of an air-conditioning issue at a Florida nursing home in a storm-ravaged section of the state, officials said . Ten million people are still without power in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas after Hurricane Irma . "The challenge, I think, for us will be. between here and Marathon", Key West City Manager Jim Scholl said. Others were found in critical condition, some with trouble breathing, said Hollywood spokeswoman Raelin Story. Read More »

Despite Slow Start, Sooners Settle In, Beat Tulane 56-14


TULANE: The Green Wave were solid in a 23-21 loss to Navy last Saturday, and were good again for much of the first half against Oklahoma. Before Brantley's errant toss, Tulane already had 191 yards of offense, including a whopping 157 in the first quarter. Read More »

Six dead in Florida rest home as Irma death toll rises


A statement by the city of Hollywood Hills read: 'The initial investigation has determined that the facility's air conditioning system was not fully functional. According to the National Weather Service , after Tuesday's high temperature of 90, the overnight high was around 82 degrees with a heat index between 85 and 90. Read More »

Off-duty police officer injured in Baltimore crash


A Shelton man was transported to Bridgeport Hospital with life threatening injuries following a motor vehicle crash that took place at approximately 7:15 p.m. That collision set off a chain reaction involving the pickup and several other motorcycles. Police said the driver stopped and was interviewed by officers on scene. Read More »

TUBE BOMB: UK increases terror threat to "critical" as ISIS claims attack


In what they are calling a "significant arrest", police in London said they have detained an 18-year-old man in connection with the explosion on a train Friday that left dozens injured. Police said they would not release any more details on the man arrested at this stage because of "strong investigative reasons". He said the public should remain alert but should not be alarmed. Read More »

United States irate as N Korea vows to 'reach nuclear goals'

The council's 15 members unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea over a nuclear bomb test it staged on September 3, imposing a ban on North Korea's textile exports and capping its imports of crude oil. That launch was followed by a nuclear test on September 3 - its largest to date - which Pyongyang said was a hydrogen bomb small enough to fit onto a missile. Read More »

White House denies DACA is amnesty


Congressman King could lead on this issue. About 16,000 DACA recipients are Asian-American Pacific Islanders, according to the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans. The schools are vowing to fight back. A deal still in the making. Their parents may have broken the law, but how far would your parents go to ensure that you have a decent life and a chance to make something of yourself? We don't want to incentivize it. Read More »

Manmohan-led Congress team arrives on "Mission Kashmir"


A Congress panel headed by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday asked the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir government to keep the dialogue route with separatists open. "But she is shying away from naming who these stakeholders are", he said. "Such incidents have also taken place during Modi government and they do not talk about it now", Azad said. Read More »

Oregon State vs. Washington State


Johnson-Mack added nine catches for 79 yards - both career highs. I hope they're not listening to their press clippings. "We had to do a better job of getting open for Luke", Johnson-Mack said. Well, Falk is in Oregon State's past now, but you can bet the Beavers will shiver whenever they hear his name in the years to come. In the third, Nall scored on a 45-yard run to cut the deficit to 28-16. Read More »

Law alum James E. Ryan named new UVa President


Sullivan who earlier this year announced her plans to retire as president. Speaking to the University community on the Lawn this (Friday) morning, Ryan said while he will miss his friends at Harvard and the Cambridge, MA community, UVa is home to him. Read More »

No. 22 USF starts slowly before rolling over Illinois 47-23


A big night passing for Quinton Flowers , three 100-yard rushers and another lopsided victory for No. 22 South Florida. IL also blocked a field goal for the second time this season. Flowers completed 15 of 25 passes, including TD throws of 39 yards to Deangelo Antoine, 17 yards to Marquez Valdes-Scantling, 17 yards to D'Ernest Johnson and 13 yards to Tyre McCants. Read More »

SC seeks changes to reduce unnatural deaths in prisons


The bench which consisted of Justice M B Lokur and Deepak Gupta who passed the directions also told the state governments to appoint the relevant manpower like counselors in order to councel the prisoners specially the first time offenders. Read More »

Germany to further limit economic cooperation with Turkey - Chancellor Merkel

Bureau's lawyer said a Turkish court had not closed the case. "He seemed surprised and relieved, but also cautious", he said, adding that he and his wife would probably be reunited with their son on Saturday evening in Paris. Reporters Without Borders recently ranked the country 155th in terms of press freedom. In June, Ankara released and deported French photojournalist Mathias Depardon who was held for a month on charges of supporting terror groups. Read More »

Auto plows into crowd at Boise Spectrum, at least 11 injured


Boise Police say that while the investigation is ongoing, preliminary information shows that the driver of the Porsche was accelerating rapidly as he left the auto show onto eastbound Overland Road, lost control, and ran into the crowd. LeBar said the driver was among several who had turned right off of Entertainment Avenue onto eastbound Overland Road. Adding that the driver lost control "while going too fast", went up over the foot path and onto some grass where onlookers were sitting. Read More »

Commander: Iraq Launches Operation near Syrian Border


Iraqi government troops have launched an operation in eastern Iraq in an area bordering Syria to recapture the territory from the Daesh terrorist group (banned in Russia). It has a population of around 5,000 and was built as an industrial village in 1985 attached to the local phosphate quarry. The phosphate production was seriously disrupted by the United Nations sanctions after the 1991 and the 2003 war. Read More »

Ryan school murder: School gardener detained


The report also added that the external injury caused by single-edged sharp weapon & its consequences were enough to cause death in normal case of nature. The chief minister said the Haryana police has been thoroughly investigating the case. Summary: The advocate of accused Ashok Kumar, arrested in connection with the murder of a Class II student of Ryan International School here, on Friday alleged that his client was implicated. Read More »

Trump WH Won't Pull Out of Paris Climate Deal


The U.S. "stated that they will not renegotiate the Paris accord, but they will try to review the terms" of the agreement, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete told reporters from The Wall Street Journal and Agence-France Presse. Read More »

Power restored to 99 percent of Georgia Power customers


About 46,000 of Georgia Power's customers still didn't have power Friday, according to the utility's state-wide outage map . Georgia Power has restored power to almost 1 million customers since Hurricane Irma , but a few dozen people remain without power in the Augusta area. Read More »

D'Tigers see off Senegal, qualify for Afrobasket final


Yesterday's victory makes it the second in two weeks when a Nigerian team will humble their Camerronian opponents after the Super Eagles had the better of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in a double header 2018 World Cup qualifier in Uyo and Yaounde. Read More »