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U2 Concert Was Just Canceled in St. Louis Because of 'Safety'


After Sunday's demonstrations, the organizers announced that the daytime protests had concluded, but "a group of agitators stayed behind, apparently intent on breaking windows and destroying property", according to Krewson. The protests were peaceful in the daytime. They said during trial that Stockley's DNA was found on the weapon. More than 80 people were arrested in connection with the protests on Sunday; at least 32 were arrested earlier in the weekend. Read More »

'You're a Liar:' 'Dreamers' Confront Pelosi Over DACA Negotiations With Trump


Ex-President Obama was fond of saying "We are a nation of laws". A day after reaching a fiscal agreement with Democrats over the objections of his own Treasury secretary and party leaders, Trump called Sen. "Given the unstable political climate, our clients and the other Dreamers need to know now that their education and livelihood can continue here, free from the looming threat of deportation", said Joseph M. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi shouted down by pro-immigration protesters in California


The leader of California's state Senate, Democrat Kevin de Leon, suggested the comments made Feinstein complicit in what he called Trump's "reckless behavior". The group of young USA residents in the country illegally and their supporters carried signs and shouted things like, "Shut down ICE " and "You're a liar" at Pelosi and the other lawmakers taking part in the event. Read More »

I didn't see that much - Vettel blindsided by early Singapore crash


Vettel was on pole position, with Hamilton fifth, and everything looked set for the German to retake the overall lead he had surrendered only two weeks earlier at Monza in Italy. It was not only a disastrous race for Ferrari but also for Verstappen, who retired for the seventh in 14 races this season. Mercedes played it conservative by keeping Hamilton out on intermediates a lap later than Ricciardo, but by the time he returned to the track his lead had extended to over ten seconds. Read More »

USA threatened by 2 hurricanes; watches issued


Over the next three days, National Hurricane Center forecasters say Maria likely will intensify to a major Category 3 storm as it nears the Lesser Antilles and the Virgin Islands. Currently , Hurricane Jose is east of North Carolina and is not expected to directly impact the region, although rip current statements, as well as small craft advisories for hazardous seas are in effect for New Hanover County. Read More »

Woman found dead in supermodel's home


The son of a 50-year-old woman who was stabbed to death in a Sydney home owned by Aussie model Gemma Ward has been charged with her murder. "She will be missed by everyone she came in contact with". Her husband, David, echoed his wife's sentiments saying: "She was such a sweet woman, it's just a tragedy". The body of a woman, believed to be in her 50s, was found and a crime scene was established. Read More »

5 things we learned from the Singapore Grand Prix


Never before in the 10-year history of the Singapore Grand Prix had rain affected the night race , but a deluge before sundown served notice of what a hard night might be in store. Vettel had already lost six points in Britain to a late puncture, missed out on a win in China due to a badly-timed virtual safety vehicle period, and now has scored no points in Singapore. Read More »

Buhari Departs Nigeria For New York — UN Summit


They will each be delivering keynote speeches. He will be followed by United States President Donald Trump , as leader of the host nation. Moon is set to hold a series of summits with global leaders, including trilateral talks with Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday on the sidelines of the general assembly. Read More »

Syrian troops battling IS advance toward US-backed force


Earlier this month, the Syria Army and its allies broke a almost three-year-old Daesh siege on government-held parts of the provincial capital. While coalition officials note they retain the right to self defense, they also mentioned the deconfliction line established between the United States and Russian Federation to alert one another to air strikes or other operations near positions they occupy. Read More »

Ryan International School reopens, accused produced in court


It further stated that less than half the strength of school marked its attendance and the students feared to step in the washroom where Pradyuman was murdered. Despite the murder, security in the school had not been upgraded, they said. However, DCP Singh said the crime scene has been sanitised so there can be no tampering. Read More »

Russia's Rosneft clinches gas pipeline deal with Iraq's Kurdistan


For semi-autonomous Kurdistan , which is holding an independence vote on September 25, the project would speed up gas development, providing much-needed funds to fight ISIS and handle a budget crisis caused by low oil prices; for Rosneft and Russian Federation, a deal would provide a major boost to their global gas ambitions. Read More »

Inspired by French, Trump considering July 4 military parade in Washington


Macron chuckled as Trump recalled the "beautiful thing" he witnessed in Paris, saying one of his "early calls" when he returned to the White House was for creating a US-version. "So we're actually thinking about 4th of July, Pennsylvania Avenue, having a really great parade to show our military strength", Trump added. "I don't know, we're gonna have to try to top it". Read More »

Trump's week anchored by speech to UN General Assembly


He also suggested the USA was paying more than its fair share to keep the New York-based world body operational. President Donald Trump seemed to butter up the United Nations Monday with a mostly complimentary set of official remarks ahead of his more anticipated address to the General Assembly on the issue North Korea Tuesday. Read More »

Hillary Clinton Won't Rule Out Questioning The Legitimacy Of Donald Trump's Election


She said, "I don't believe there are [means to challenge the election.] There are scholars, academics, who have arguments that it would be, but I don't think they're on strong ground". But when asked the means to challenge it, Clinton said: "Basically I don't believe there are". But people are making those arguments. Gross pointed out that many Democrats want a mulligan on the 2016 election because of Russia's allegedly outsized role in that contest. Read More »

Bureaucracy and mismanagement holding United Nations back, says Trump


Not far behind will be Myanmar's Rakhine issue. The leaders of South Korea and Japan will join Mr. Trump for lunch, where North Korean nuclear weapon and long-range missile programs will be the main topic. Observers in Geneva, home to the European headquarters of the UNexternal link and numerous United Nations agencies and global organizations, remain dubious about the impact of this week's reform meeting and Trump's earlier threats against the UN. Read More »

Rohingya crisis both humanitarian and security issue: Bangladesh minister


This is more than the total number of refugees who came to Europe by sea in 2016. The photo above was taken when the family arrived in Teknaf, Bangladesh after their boat capsized. Meanwhile, Myanmar has refused access to human rights investigators and journalists, so accounts of the violence have been corroborated by satellite data and testimonials. Read More »

Arrest made in 25-year-old murder of MA woman


Ziegert's body was discovered four days later in a wooded area approximately four miles from where she was abducted. Gary Edward Schara, 48, of West Springfield, was taken into custody in Stafford at Johnson Memorial Hospital, according to the Hartford Courant. Read More »

Boris Johnson article continues to cause controversy

Officials on the continent say failure to break the current deadlock on those topics mean they are unlikely to sanction the start of trade talks next month as once hoped. Johnson's article also was criticized by Britain's statistics regulator, which accused him of misleadingly claiming that leaving the European Union will give Britain control of an extra 350 million pounds ($475 million) a week. Read More »

Florida deaths in sweltering nursing home show post-disaster perils


Medical workers from an adjacent hospital who assisted in evacuating the centre recounted a scene of chaos as panicky staff scrambled to move overheated patients into a room where fans were blowing. We saw them at all hours in Naples. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson toured Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands on Wednesday. Older people can be more susceptible to heat because their bodies do not adjust to temperatures as well as younger people. Read More »

Local polls wrapped up


The third phase of local level elections was held in 136 local units of eight districts in Province 2 today. The election remained largely peaceful barring some minor incidents of violence. The Madhes-centric parties, however, opposed the polls arguing that the Constitution should be amended to prior to the elections. They had boycotted the two previous rounds of voting in the other six provinces. Read More »

Taron Egerton in Final 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Trailer

The criminal mastermind then introduces herself as the CEO of The Golden Circle while outlining her business' plan to emerge from the shadows and eliminate the threat posed by The Kingsman . called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. In an adventure that tests their strength and wits, the elite secret agents from both sides of the pond band together to battle a ruthless enemy and save the day, something that's becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy. Read More »

Kellyanne Conway Slams Emmys as Too Political

They got plucked a polished and waxed and some of them didn't eat for two months, and for what?" Rampant Trump insults aside, the ceremony certainly did get political in the form of ousted Press Secretary Sean Spicer , who appeared during host Stephen Colbert's opening segment to poke fun at his White House tenure, in particular his infamous comments about the crowd size at Trump's inauguration. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Trump heads to Florida to see damage


Growing concerned, Anderson placed two more calls to what she believed was the Governor's cell phone - one call at 9:59 a.m. and another at 12:41 p.m. Police responded to the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills early Wednesday and found "extremely hot" temperatures in the facility's second floor, Hollywood Police Chief Tomas Sanchez said at a news conference. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Restoration Alert


Georgia Power customers who remain without power at this time should continue to check the company's Outage Map at for the latest estimated restoration times (ERTs). Georgia Power reminds customers that the electrical service entry point on their home or business, including the meter box and other components, must be repaired before Georgia Power can reconnect service. Read More »

Speaker Ryan, think big on corporate tax reform


In a 2014 paper, two economists - Alexander Ljungqvist of New York University and Michael Smolyansky of the Federal Reserve - concluded that state corporate tax cuts did little to strengthen economic activity unless the cuts were made during a recession. Read More »

UN Security Council condemns DPRK's missile launch

North Korea withdrew from the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the early 2000s. Its nuclear test in September was its most powerful to date. The country flight-tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. "North Korea has demonstrated the capability to hit targets anywhere in Japan", Narushige Michishita, a defense expert at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, stressed to The Washington Post earlier in September. Read More »

Chelsea Manning: Being disinvited from Harvard is as honorable as receiving fellowship


Twelve Harvard University student groups are condemning the school's reversal of a decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow. "We invited Chelsea Manning because the Kennedy School's longstanding approach to visiting speakers is to invite some people who have significantly influenced events in the world even if they do not share our values and even if their actions or words are abhorrent to some members of our community", Douglas Elmendorf wrote in his statement . Read More »

Sushma Swaraj in NY to attend UNGA session


The minister is expected to attend a trilateral meet with Japanese and American counterparts Taro Kono and Rex Tillerson respectively. Ms. Swaraj will also participate in a special panel of selected countries by the UN Secretary General on climate action. Read More »

Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar arrested in extortion case in Mumbai


Reportedly, Kaskar had been threatening builders on behalf of Dawood and was demanding huge extortion money. Kaskar was also arrested in an extortion case in February 2015 and was granted bail a week later. Acting on the complaint this evening, Sharma's team went to Nagpada and took Iqbal into custody. However, he was acquitted in both the cases in 2007. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi's DACA event overtaken by Dreamer protests


If the reaction of those at a gathering of social conservatives in Iowa over the weekend is any guide, Trump's voters are sticking with him and not immigration opponents such as U.S. Schumer and Pelosi said they reached a deal with the White House that did not include funding for Trump's promised border wall. Last week, Pelosi and Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer met with Trump twice and discussed a deal to extend the program. Read More »

Caribbean prepares as Tropical Storm Maria could become hurricane on Sunday


In the Pacific, Tropical Storm Norma's threat to Mexico's Los Cabos resort area at the southern end of the Baja California Peninsula seemed to ease as forecasters said the storm's center was likely to remain offshore. On Friday, the hurricane may come close to the Turks and Caicos and southeast Bahamas, which were ravaged by Irma . Both the European and American models have indicated that some interaction between Jose and Maria will occur, impacting the path of both storms. Read More »