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Pope Francis in Colombia: Key points from speech to President Santos

Pope Francis in Colombia: Key points from speech to President Santos People greet Pope Francis passing by in his popemobile as he makes his way from the airport to the Nunciatura, after arriving to Bogota , Colombia , Wednesday, Sept. Uribe, along with many others, argues that the deal with the FARC isn't tough enough on the rebels, since it doesn't include opposition demands that they serve traditional jail sentences and be barred from forming political parties. [Full Article...]

Prince William takes Prince George to his first day at prep school

Prince William takes Prince George to his first day at prep school The precious young royal sported his school's navy uniform of a sweater with red accents, a light blue shirt, and shorts. The little prince , who will be known as George Cambridge at school, started with a half day to ease him into his new routine. [Full Article...]

SpaceX launches US Air Force's super-secret mini-shuttle

SpaceX launches US Air Force's super-secret mini-shuttle We do know that the experimental program is created to help work out the kinks in reusable spacecraft, and there are two X-37B vehicles, built by Boeing . The X-37B is going to a higher inclination orbit than usual but the X-37B's main mission is classified and is being fiercely guarded. The first one launched in 2010. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr sought damaging Clinton info

Trump Jr sought damaging Clinton info Trump Jr. was questioned by Judiciary Committee staff on Capitol Hill on Thursday for five hours. He told the panel that he would have consulted with lawyers if any useful information had been provided about Clinton by the visiting Russian. [Full Article...]

Israeli Airstrikes Target Syrian Research Center Linked To Chemical Weapons

Israeli Airstrikes Target Syrian Research Center Linked To Chemical Weapons The targeted agency, located in near the town Masyaf, has been accused by the U.S. of developing chemical weapons for President Bashar Assad. It accused Israel of attacking "in a desperate attempt to raise the collapsed morale" of the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) and warned Israel about "the risky repercussions of such hostile acts on the security and stability of the region". [Full Article...]

Three Men Arrested After Missing Minnesota Girl Found Safe

Three Men Arrested After Missing Minnesota Girl Found Safe She was treated for minor injuries at a Douglas County hospital , but has since been released. They are Thomas Barker , 32, of Carlos, Minn.; Steven Powers , 20, of Mankato, Minn.; and Joshua Holby , 31, of Carlos. The suspects have not said why Block was targeted, according to police. She is believed to have been kidnapped by an acquaintance of hers who was accompanied by two other men. [Full Article...]

Trump takes tax tour to North Dakota refinery

Trump takes tax tour to North Dakota refinery The Andeavor refinery, which produces gas, diesel and jet fuel, processes 74,000 barrels per day. She knows which side her political bread is buttered on, but the move has gone over like a lead balloon among Heitkamp's fellow Democrats. "Both of the Reagan tax cuts were passed by a Democratic majority in the House, a Democratic speaker, and the vast majority of Democrats in the Senate, including a... [Full Article...]

Bevin attacks Louisville abortion clinic

Bevin attacks Louisville abortion clinic Planned Parenthood joined the lawsuit because it alleges that Gov. Matt Bevin and "his administration waged a "campaign of fear and intimidation"-including a threat to block millions of dollars in public funds from University of Louisville Hospital-to prevent Planned Parenthood from getting a license", the Courier-Journal reports ". [Full Article...]

White House and Congress agree to raise debt ceiling

White House and Congress agree to raise debt ceiling Republican leaders, however, had expressed before the meeting that they wanted a more substantial debt ceiling deal. Taking advantage of the Republican division, Democrats are inserting their own demands, saying they will vote for Harvey aid with a three-month extension of the debt ceiling. [Full Article...]

Eight Kenyan schoolgirls die in dormitory blaze: government

Eight Kenyan schoolgirls die in dormitory blaze: government Numerous fires were set by students protesting harsh discipline, poor teaching and corruption, said Canadian Elizabeth Cooper, assistant professor of International Studies at Simon Fraser University, who spent four years researching the subject. [Full Article...]

U.S. threatens 'massive response' to latest North Korea nuclear test

U.S. threatens 'massive response' to latest North Korea nuclear test Lassina Zerbo, the Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), says data from North Korea's nuclear test indicates that the country's nuclear program is "advancing rapidly". "It is significantly hurting regional and worldwide peace and stability", he added. Trump's response to North Korea's announcement that it had detonated a hydrogen bomb that could b... [Full Article...]

UK's negotiator accuses European Union of being 'silly' and 'frightened' in Brexit talks

UK's negotiator accuses European Union of being 'silly' and 'frightened' in Brexit talks That was until the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, appeared to give away the date while explaining in Brussels why the next bout of talks could be pushed back a week from the scheduled date of September 18. [Full Article...]

Thomas and Leishman share third round lead

Thomas and Leishman share third round lead Thomas, the third-round co-leader, erased a two-shot deficit over the final nine holes by shooting a 5-under-par 66 to beat runner-up Spieth by three strokes for his PGA Tour-leading fifth win of the season. DJ and Spieth are presently Nos. Jordan Spieth split the pair in second position and retained his lead in the FedEx Cup points race over Thomas in second position, while Leishman has imp... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic Jose's maximum sustained wind speeds were at 40 miles per hour - just above the minimum speed for a tropical storm. Update 8 a.m.: Hurricane Irma has strengthened to Category 5 hurricane with 175 miles per hour winds. I have continued to be briefed by the Florida Division of Emergency Management on Hurricane Irma and current forecast models have Florida in Irma's path - potentially impacting mil... [Full Article...]

NFLPA Continues to Battle League Over Ezekiel Elliott Suspension

NFLPA Continues to Battle League Over Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Kia Wright Roberts , the NFL's director of investigations, testified during Elliott's appeal hearing that she was the only person who interviewed Elliott's accuser, Tiffany Thompson , during the league's investigation. And even though the appeals process for that suspension is now complete, they aren't waiting for the ruling to take further action. Appeals officer Harold Henderson is under pr... [Full Article...]

Massive WWII bomb defused in Frankfurt following evacuation of 60000 residents

Massive WWII bomb defused in Frankfurt following evacuation of 60000 residents Authorities in recent days have evacuated residents of nursing homes and hospital patients from the area ahead of today's planned disposal efforts. A thousand firefighters and an undetermined number of police officers were assisting in the operation, the largest in Germany's post-war history. [Full Article...]

United States forces Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate

United States forces Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate The US staff have till Friday to leave the country. But Washington is getting its revenge, with the State Department giving Moscow until Saturday to close the consulate in San Francisco and the trade missions in NY and Washington. The Trump administration order is the latest example of deteriorating relations between the US and Russian Federation. There was no immediate reaction from the R... [Full Article...]

On eve of reshuffle, allies JD(U), Sena say have no news

On eve of reshuffle, allies JD(U), Sena say have no news According to reports, NDA's latest ally JD (U) was hoping for at least two posts for its members in the Union Council, one for a cabinet minister and another for a minister of state, but did not receive either and nor an invitation for the swearing-in ceremony on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin says Artificial Intelligence is the future of mankind

Vladimir Putin says Artificial Intelligence is the future of mankind Russian Federation says it is against slapping additional sanctions on Pyongyang despite its violation of UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions by launching an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday. "The situation is extremely serious. we see North Korea setting itself as an objective to have tomorrow or the day after missiles that can transport nuclear weapons". [Full Article...]

9 new ministers join Modi government; 4 elevated as Cabinet ministers

9 new ministers join Modi government; 4 elevated as Cabinet ministers He is the first Keralite to be inducted in the cabinet of NDA. Every move that the former IAS officer who quit service in 2006 to contest as a Left supported Independent candidate from Kerala's Kanjirapally assembly constituency has turned out to be successful, as after a five year stint as a legislator, he quit state politics and made a somersault - joining the BJP in 2011 and shifting base t... [Full Article...]


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