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Nurse Follows Hospital Rules, Gets Arrested Nurse Follows Hospital Rules, Gets Arrested
- September 03, 2017

He pulls her arms behind her back and puts handcuffs in her hands, the footage clearly shows how Payne dragged her out of the hospital and take her inside the patrol auto. "You're assaulting me. Stop". "I just feel betrayed". I'm a health care worker. "A blood draw, it just gets thrown around there like it's some simple thing", Wubbels said Thursday, according to the Desert News . (more...)
Texas Upset by Maryland in Tom Herman's Debut as Longhorns Head Coach Texas Upset by Maryland in Tom Herman's Debut as Longhorns Head Coach
- September 03, 2017

While some wacky things happened at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday, including two blocked field goals being returned for touchdowns, the strangest thing that occurred was what the Terps accomplished. Moore his first touchdown of the day with a 20-yard pass. There were plenty of other situations, including Texas going 0-4 on fourth downs in the game . (more...)
Kenyan opposition leader calls for resignation, prosecution of electoral body Kenyan opposition leader calls for resignation, prosecution of electoral body
- September 03, 2017

Kenya is to hold another presidential election after the previous poll was declared invalid by the country's supreme court . However, a new election date has yet to be determined by the country's election commission. Maraga said the electoral commission must conduct a credible, fresh presidential election within 60 days. The court said that President Kenyatta was not elected properly. (more...)
FM Khawaja Asif to leave for China on Sept 8 FM Khawaja Asif to leave for China on Sept 8
- September 03, 2017

Earlier in the day, the United States announced that it would "place a pause" on spending $255 million designated to be allocated to Islamabad within the framework of Foreign Military Financing Program, insisting that Pakistan could "do more" in the struggle against terrorism. (more...)
IS convoy stuck after being blocked by U.S. airstrikes IS convoy stuck after being blocked by U.S. airstrikes
- September 03, 2017

But the coalition says it and Iraq were not part of the deal and on Wednesday bombed the road ahead of the convoy. A convoy of ISIS militants found itself with nowhere to go after getting stuck Thursday in Syria following USA -led airstrikes that blocked it in. (more...)
PM Modi seeks 'stronger Brics partnership' PM Modi seeks 'stronger Brics partnership'
- September 03, 2017

This visit is considered to be very significant for Bilateral ties between India & China as on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit, PM Modi is likely to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, though a bilateral meeting has not been scheduled so far. (more...)
After five weeks, Trump bristles at his altered White House After five weeks, Trump bristles at his altered White House
- September 03, 2017

These are admittedly low bars, and even Haberman and Thrush acknowledge that it's basically routine office management. Trump apparently flipped out at Kelly after he and other staff tried to reign the President in following his rally in Arizona last month . (more...)
Thursday, Labor Day weekend warm and sunny in Oklahoma Thursday, Labor Day weekend warm and sunny in Oklahoma
- September 02, 2017

A few showers may linger Sunday morning, but clouds will clear a little bit, allowing sunshine to warm us to the mid-to-upper 70s. Labor Day weekend , the "unofficial" end of summer. Southwest winds of 5-10 miles per hour. Sunday may have an early shower, then slowly clearing during the afternoon. NOAA forecasters say there is a 30% chance of polar geomagnetic storms (G1-class) when the gaseous material reaches our planet on August 31st. (more...)
Judge Dismisses Most Serious Charges In Death Of Pledge At Penn State Judge Dismisses Most Serious Charges In Death Of Pledge At Penn State
- September 02, 2017

Also, each defense attorney argued that their client had no direct link to Piazzas fatal fall. Charges of hazing and furnishing alcohol against the chapter also were bound over. Yet hours passed before medical help was summoned, according to the grand jury report . Timothy Piazza died on February 4, after participating in a fraternity hazing tradition two nights prior. (more...)
Court sends Kenyan back to the polls Court sends Kenyan back to the polls
- September 02, 2017

Global election observers, including former Secretary of State John Kerry, had said they saw no interference with the vote. Thousands of Odinga supporters flooded the streets of Nairobi's Kibera slum and his strongholds in the western city of Kisumu . (more...)
Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha 2017 Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha 2017
- September 02, 2017

Eid ul Adha celebrations across the country begin this evening as the festival is being celebrated with much pomp and fervour on Saturday. Members of Bohra Jamaat offered Eid-ul-Azha prayer in various areas of the city and are offering sacrifices of the animals. (more...)
Harvey threatens more US Gulf refineries, supply constraints emerge Harvey threatens more US Gulf refineries, supply constraints emerge
- September 02, 2017

Other refineries on the Gulf Coast have reported no major damage so far. Baytown is one of at least 10 oil refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast that have been knocked offline by the historic rainfall caused by Harvey since Friday. 'This is an unprecedented storm, and we have taken every effort to minimize emissions and safely shut down equipment, ' Huffaker said. While other emissions, including, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides are particle-forming air pollutants that contribute to ... (more...)
Russia, France warn of explosive Korea situation
- September 02, 2017

Russian leader warns North Asia faces "large-scale conflict" and urges dialogue without preconditions . Provocations, pressure and militarist and insulting rhetoric are a dead-end road'. The warning prompted a threat from North Korea to launch a missile strike on the US Pacific territory of Guam. "We have a common goal - denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, so that neither the North nor the South, the US and us [Russia] have nuclear weapons", Lavrov said. (more...)
United States firms picked to make prototypes of Mexican border wall United States firms picked to make prototypes of Mexican border wall
- September 02, 2017

Four companies have received contracts worth an estimated total of $500,000 (£387,000) to build prototypes for the planned construction along the US-Mexico border. On March 17, 2017 CBP issued two Requests for Proposals to acquire conceptual wall designs with the intent to construct multiple prototypes. "We'll look at things like the aesthetics of it, how penetrable they are, how resistant they are to tampering and then scaling or anti-climb feature", Vitiello said. (more...)
Rejig: Ministers with addl charges may see their burden reduce Rejig: Ministers with addl charges may see their burden reduce
- September 02, 2017

The new ministers will take oath at 10 am on September 3 at the Ashoka Hall, Rashtrapati Bhavan. The strength of Manmohan Singh 's UPA government stood at 78 after its last Cabinet reshuffle in October 2012. Besides, Uttar Pradesh is far too important a state electorally for the state party chief to juggle responsibilities. Railways minister Suresh Prabhu, who had offered to resign in the wake of recent train accidents could be on his way out too. (more...)
Trump makes pitch for USA tax overhaul Trump makes pitch for USA tax overhaul
- September 01, 2017

He promised it would be "pro-growth, pro-jobs, pro-worker and pro-American". A broad 58% of people who disapprove of Trump's job performance said there's nothing they like about what he's doing, named specific things they didn't like instead, or, getting a little snarky, said they liked that his presidency has been ineffective so far. (more...)
Trump weighing whether to end protection for 800000 'Dreamers' Trump weighing whether to end protection for 800000 'Dreamers'
- September 01, 2017

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program created by a 2012 Obama executive order postpones deportation for undocumented immigrants who entered the US before age 16 and prior to June 2007. If the DACA program is rescinded, those workers would become ineligible to work. "Ending DACA would place severe economic strain on businesses around the country, putting them into the impossible and extremely costly position of having to fire productive employees for no other reason than an ... (more...)
Springsteen on Broadway Extends Run at Walter Kerr Theatre Springsteen on Broadway Extends Run at Walter Kerr Theatre
- September 01, 2017

Tickets for the added shows go on sale next Thursday, but you have to register in advance for a chance to buy them. Not all fans who register are guaranteed a code, and not all who receive a code are guaranteed tickets - it works on a first come, first served basis. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey Described As 'Unprecedented' By National Weather Service Hurricane Harvey Described As 'Unprecedented' By National Weather Service
- September 01, 2017

Today , the Houston area is expected to get as much as five inches of rain, a relative lull compared to days prior, but, as the Houston Chronicle notes , flooding in Houston will reach its peak on Wednesday and Thursday . Amid continuous downpour, rescue operations continued day and night. Even worse, officials now worry that the worst may be yet to come. In a note about the change, the weather agency said on Monday, "Some perspective on the amount of rainfall that Tropical Storm ... (more...)
Trump, Saudi king discuss dispute with Qatar Trump, Saudi king discuss dispute with Qatar
- September 01, 2017

Qatar denies the accusations and has refused to meet the quartet's conditions for normalisation of relations. Lavrov, who also met the Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani Wednesday, said his trip was aimed at enhancing the economic and political ties between the two countries. (more...)
Ahead of the Bell: Economy-GDP Ahead of the Bell: Economy-GDP
- September 01, 2017

The economy was on a strong footing ahead of the third quarter with June growth of 0.3%, suggesting it may have more momentum in the second half of the year than anticipated. The U.S. economy rebounded sharply in the spring , growing at the fastest pace in more than two years amid brisk consumer spending on autos and other goods. (more...)
Irma Rapidly Intensifies into 100 miles per hour Category 2 Atlantic Hurricane Irma Rapidly Intensifies into 100 miles per hour Category 2 Atlantic Hurricane
- September 01, 2017

The U.S.is still coping with Harvey, now a tropical depression. It has sustained winds of 115 miles per hour with gusts up to 132 miles per hour. National Hurricane Center forecaster Eric Blake said in an NHC discussion Irma slowed down a bit, allowing it to fester over warm water, likely leading to its rapid intensification. (more...)
Rescuers retrieve bodies of 19 Rohingya refugees from Naf River Rescuers retrieve bodies of 19 Rohingya refugees from Naf River
- September 01, 2017

Myanmar's Information Ministry said yesterday that 45 improvised explosive devices were detonated and seven Rohingya villages were burned to the ground. Many of the Muslims have lost their lives while tens of thousands have been displaced as a result of attacks by Buddhists. Police have not been able to confirm the cause of death, he said. (more...)
Defense Secretary stalls Donald Trump's trans military ban for the time being
- August 31, 2017

At least two lawsuits are targeting Trump's new ban, with human rights groups representing transgender service members and those who want to serve. Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Gen. Joseph Dunford, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, disclosed that a transgender ban would not go into effect until the White House provided official direction. (more...)
Top EU lawmaker says Brexit delays raise need for transition Top EU lawmaker says Brexit delays raise need for transition
- August 31, 2017

Yesterday Mrs May confirmed that Britain hoped to be able to copy and paste trade deals the European Union has with other countries after Brexit . The EU wants to settle Britain's so-called Brexit divorce bill before talks begin on the new trade relationship with the UK. (more...)
U.S. coalition blocks roadway of Daesh convoy U.S. coalition blocks roadway of Daesh convoy
- August 31, 2017

The U.S. -led coalition said Wednesday it carried out airstrikes to disrupt a convoy of Islamic State militants being evacuated from the Lebanon-Syria border to an IS-held area in eastern Syria near Iraq, without targeting the evacuees themselves. (more...)
Nearly all denotified notes back in the system, says RBI data Nearly all denotified notes back in the system, says RBI data
- August 31, 2017

Chidambaram also said that the economists behind the demonetisation move "deserve Nobel prize" as the RBI gained Rs 16,000 crore, but lost Rs 21,000 crore in printing new notes. He said:"99% notes legally exchanged!" While the demonetisation exercise may not have resulted in black money being destroyed in the form of unreturned notes, it may help in tracing unaccounted wealth, RBI said. (more...)
Israel lawmakers visit Jerusalem holy site after 2-year halt Israel lawmakers visit Jerusalem holy site after 2-year halt
- August 30, 2017

Prominent members of Netanyahu´s government advocate annexing most of the West Bank, which would make an independent Palestinian state impossible. Palestinian leaders condemned the move, with Nabil Abu Rudeineh, spokesperson for the Palestinian presidency, saying that the Israeli government was responsible for the provocations at the compound. (more...)
Civil rights groups sue Trump over transgender ban Civil rights groups sue Trump over transgender ban
- August 30, 2017

At the time, the Department of Justice concluded that there was no basis for the military to exclude transgender individuals from serving in the military, and the resolution required the Military Health System to provide transgender service members with the medical care needed to transition, according to the Department of Defense . (more...)
Viral image of submerged care home resident prompts Hurricane Harvey rescue Viral image of submerged care home resident prompts Hurricane Harvey rescue
- August 30, 2017

The image immediately went viral and within a matter of hours Mr McIntosh shared that the 15 residents had been airlifted to safety by Galveston County emergency services and The National Guard. As the rescuers continue their work, folks from the photo that went viral chose to take their own picture showing they are safely riding out the rest of the storm. (more...)
Mexico Won't Pay For Wall, Negotiate NAFTA On Twitter Mexico Won't Pay For Wall, Negotiate NAFTA On Twitter
- August 30, 2017

Trump tweeted Sunday morning that Mexico - and NAFTA partner Canada - was being "very difficult" in trilateral negotiations to update NAFTA, which began earlier this month and are set to resume in Mexico City in September. He also suggested he would follow through on previous threats to pull the USA out of the trade pact he called the "worst deal ever made". He says it was the one to lay out the roadmap for the next several rounds and he expects the next round to see some specifics ... (more...)
From Sharapova to 'Fedal,' a look at key US Open topics From Sharapova to 'Fedal,' a look at key US Open topics
- August 30, 2017

Open , it will mark her first match since pulling out of the Stanford Classic three weeks ago with an arm injury. Federer and Nadal have never met at Flushing Meadows. The world no six is in Murray's half of the draw and will be playing well into the second week. Australian Nick Kyrgios , the 14th seed and recent Cincinnati runner-up, or American 17th seed Sam Querrey , who is enjoying a career-best year, would pose a threat to Federer in the fourth round. (more...)
'Sanctuary State'? GOP Gov. Under Fire for Immigration Law 'Sanctuary State'? GOP Gov. Under Fire for Immigration Law
- August 30, 2017

Nobody got everything they wanted, but nearly everybody seemed happy when this compromise legislation got a favorable vote. After weeks of going back and forth, IL lawmakers passed a historic school funding bill for education Monday night. (more...)
Oregon Humane Society team travels to Houston to help animals Oregon Humane Society team travels to Houston to help animals
- August 30, 2017

For more information email volunteer@petsalive.com . Relocating those homeless dogs from Texas gives them the opportunity to be adopted in other states - and allows non-homeless pets from flooded areas room to stay in the shelters, so they can stay close to home. (more...)
Merkel Says She Wouldn't Change Her Decision to Open German Borders Merkel Says She Wouldn't Change Her Decision to Open German Borders
- August 30, 2017

Merkel suspended European Union border rules and said her nation would take "no upper limit" of new arrivals. Founded in 2013 as an anti-euro party, the AfD shifted its focus after the euro zone debt crisis peaked to campaigning against immigration after Merkel's move in 2015 to open the borders to a flood of migrants, many from the Middle East. (more...)
A Houston Police Officer Drowned While Driving To Work During Storm Harvey A Houston Police Officer Drowned While Driving To Work During Storm Harvey
- August 30, 2017

Perez drowned Sunday morning ― two days shy of his 61st birthday, Acevedo said. "We utilized other investigative techniques to try to locate him", said Acevedo. "We could not put more officers at risk", Acevedo said. After about 20 minutes, they found Perez trapped in his auto, Acevedo said. The department has not formally notified the family, the newspaper said. (more...)
In the United Kingdom because of the In the United Kingdom because of the "chemical haze" evacuated the beach
- August 29, 2017

Emergency personnel treated people for burning eyes , vomiting, and sore throats after they were affected by the mystery haze that made land near Beachy Head Sunday afternoon, The Independent reported. Police told people to avoid the beach and stay indoors. Shortly after other areas were affected, with the coast between Birling Gap across to Bexhill affected, there have also been reports of irritation in Brighton. (more...)
We won't pay for border wall We won't pay for border wall "under any circumstances" - Mexico tells Trump
- August 29, 2017

The statement credited to the Mexico's foreign ministry reads, "As the Mexican government has always stated, our country will not pay, under any circumstances, for a wall or physical barrier built on U.S. "The Mexican Government reiterates that [drug trafficking] is a shared problem that will only end if its root causes are addressed: high demand for drugs in the United States and supply from Mexico (and other countries)". (more...)
Hillary Clinton to visit Buffalo in September Hillary Clinton to visit Buffalo in September
- August 29, 2017

Some people were so excited , they actually booked rooms in the same resort just to get a chance to meet the former Secretary of state and former president. The Montclair event is September 26 at 6 p.m. In the USA, she will sell seats for much less, with some tickets in Broward, Florida, going for between $50 and $350. (more...)
Battle for Bawana: Counting of votes underway Battle for Bawana: Counting of votes underway
- August 29, 2017

The BJP won both Goa bypolls, in the Panaji and Valpoi constituencies. In AP's Nandyal , TDP's Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy is leading by over 2,800 votes, and in Delhi's Bawana , AAP's Ram Chandra overtook the Congress which was leading earlier. (more...)