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Trump escalates feud with Corker

Trump tweeted: "Senator Bob Corker "begged" me to endorse him for re-election in Tennessee". "The Failing [New York Times] set Liddle' Bob Corker up by recording his conversation", Trump tweeted out. "He concerns me", Corker said. Trump later picked the much taller Rex Tillerson for the job. Corker had been an ally and personal friend to the president before they developed a public feud... [Full Article...]

Clinton addresses Weinstein sexual harassment allegations

Her statement made no mention of the donations. But as a bundler, much of his work for campaigns was gathering up donations from others into large sums - making potentially returning Weinstein's donations more complicated for politicians like Clinton and Obama. [Full Article...]

Kenya's opposition leader quits presidential re-run

Kenya's opposition leader quits presidential re-run Following the withdrawal of the NASA presidential candidate, the Commission and the legal team are meeting and will communicate way forward. Many will fall by the wayside. Shortly after Odinga made his announcement, President Uhuru Kenyatta took the stage at a political rally in Western Kenya. "We tell him also it is the people's right to participate in an election to choose their leader". [Full Article...]

W Bengal, Odisha, Chattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand likely to experience heavy rainfall

W Bengal, Odisha, Chattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand likely to experience heavy rainfall West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and Odisha are expected to receive heavy rainfall duirng the next 24 hours. "The deep depression is likely to weaken into a depression and then into a well-marked low pressure and continue to move in a west-northwestward direction towards the Jharkhand border", Das said. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Could Run For President In 15 Years, Says Ivana Trump

Ivanka Could Run For President In 15 Years, Says Ivana Trump While she mentions no interest in being First Lady, Ivana is hopeful that one day she will get to be First Mother. "And I can see the girls, you are looking for a table, '" she said in the interview. Ivana Trump also said she still talks to her ex-husband weekly and has encouraged him in his Twitter habits. She writes, "This young blonde woman approached me out of the blue and said ... [Full Article...]

Saudi FM Al-Jubeir: Saudi Arabia 'has fired thousands' of extremist imams

Saudi FM Al-Jubeir: Saudi Arabia 'has fired thousands' of extremist imams Saudi Arabia is a longstanding USA ally in the Middle East and its arms deals with Moscow have caused disquiet in Washington. Contacts between Moscow and Riyadh over the supplies of Russian S-400 air defense systems to Saudi Arabia have achieved a very good preliminary result, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday. [Full Article...]

Nursing home where 12 died after Irma shuts down

Nursing home where 12 died after Irma shuts down Franco was married to 92-year-old Miguel Antonio Franco, one of the first eight residents to die in the overheated care facility September 13, according to family attorney Albert Levin. The state advised managers "multiple times" to call 911 if such a situation arose - "Something they failed to do", the 159-page report said. Last week, the facility laid off 245 workers , including doctors, nurs... [Full Article...]

Game 6: Michigan State at Minnesota

Game 6: Michigan State at Minnesota When the skies opened up, MI took to the air. After his performance against Purdue, many MI football fans wanted O'Korn to become the starter. And, Harbaugh doesn't care for it. "We've done it eight times ", Dantonio said. One has to wonder how well Korn will play with only one week of practice as the starting quarterback. [Full Article...]

Anti-Catalonia independence protests erupt in Barcelona

Anti-Catalonia independence protests erupt in Barcelona It would deprive Spain of a fifth of its economic output and more than a quarter of its exports. Weighing against that is the decision of several large businesses, including Catalonia's top two banks, to pull out of the region amid the uncertainty over its future. [Full Article...]

EPA Readying Tuesday Rollout to Repeal Clean Power Plan, Pruitt Says

EPA Readying Tuesday Rollout to Repeal Clean Power Plan, Pruitt Says Draft EPA plans to repeal and possibly replace the CPP have already leaked to the media. The Obama administration finalized the CPP in 2015, which aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. [Full Article...]

Spain secure Russian Federation 2018 berth

Spain secure Russian Federation 2018 berth The only downside for Spain was a shaky performance from Gerard Pique , who was booed by large sections of the Alicante crowd every time he touched the ball, after his support for last Sunday's referendum on Catalan independence. Alba stood up a cross for Koke , who saw his header parried by Berisha as Spain kept the pressure on after the restart, with Rodrigo again thwarted by the Albania ... [Full Article...]

Columbus Day should be a national holiday

Columbus Day should be a national holiday They spoke out before being escorted away. Explaining the reasoning, Councilman Paul Lopez pointed to the Native American tribes of the Arapaho and Cheyenne, who used land on the site of what would eventually become the city. The movement can generally be traced back to 1991, when Indigenous Peoples Day was first codified into law in Berkeley, Calif., as a counterpoint to the 500th anniversa... [Full Article...]

Very humid Monday with leftover rain from Nate, mainly this morning

A warm up will once again return into next weekend with highs back in the low 80s. Lots of sun, with highs in the mid 80s, and overnight lows in the low 60s. The latter half of the week looks more dry than wet, although our high pressure won't be entirely successful at warding off any chances for rain. As the center of what was once a hurricane raced northward across Tennessee on Sunday , ban... [Full Article...]

Several hurt after auto mounts pavement near London's Natural History Museum

Several hurt after auto mounts pavement near London's Natural History Museum A large police presence descended on Exhibition Road, South Kensington, yesterday afternoon after a black Toyota Prius hit people outside the museum at about 2.20pm. Al Jazeera's Neave Barker, reporting from London, said that armed units and forensic teams rushed to the scene after the incident. London Ambulance Service is also at the scene to treat those injured. [Full Article...]

Mika Brzezinski 'can't go forward' with Weinstein book deal

Mika Brzezinski 'can't go forward' with Weinstein book deal The group then made their way to a Cuban-themed club and restaurant where Weinstein offered to take her on a private tour of the club's then-closed kitchen. Sivan says Weinstein ejaculated quickly into a potted plant that was in the vestibule and then proceeded to zip up his trousers and they walked back into the kitchen. [Full Article...]

Found the head of the journalist that went missing from submarines

Found the head of the journalist that went missing from submarines The freelance journalist was last seen alive on 10 August when she went to interview the inventor Peter Madsen , who has been charged with her murder. Police have now found a head and two legs that very likely belong to Kim Wall , said Jens Møller, the chief homicide investigator. Madsen is accused of killing Wall. [Full Article...]

Intense Bodycam Footage Shows Las Vegas Officers Responding to Shooting

Intense Bodycam Footage Shows Las Vegas Officers Responding to Shooting Marilou Danley's sisters say Paddock sent her to the Philippines two weeks ago and wired her more than $US100,000 ($A127,280) before he killed 59 people and wounded more than 500 as he fired from a 32nd floor casino hotel suite on Sunday night. [Full Article...]

ICE: California's 'Sanctuary State' Law Will Force 'At-Large' Arrests

ICE: California's 'Sanctuary State' Law Will Force 'At-Large' Arrests What matters is that we treat all people equally. SB 54 also protects illegal immigrants from deportation while at public schools, hospitals and courts. Obama also expanded a fingerprint-sharing program, Secure Communities, that alerts immigration agents when potential undocumented immigrants are arrested for local crimes. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh PM says government will continue to help Rohingya

Bangladesh PM says government will continue to help Rohingya The Rohingyas started fleeing Myanmar after Rohingya insurgents attacked police posts there on August 25, prompting security forces to launch a counter-offensive which the United Nations has described as "a textbook case of ethnic cleansing". [Full Article...]

'Calm Before the Storm': Trump Makes Cryptic Remarks at Military Dinner

'Calm Before the Storm': Trump Makes Cryptic Remarks at Military Dinner Speaking to reporters on a visit to Kazakhstan on Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he hoped Trump would make a "balanced" decision on the agreement. The White House is outright refusing to explain the President's statement. Reporters asked the president what he was talking about, what storm was coming. [Full Article...]


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