University of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT law

Artists including Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam cancelled concerts in North Carolina over the law and a number of leading businesses suggested they could sever ties with the state if it was not withdrawn. "Thus, while other courts may reach contrar... More..

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2 killed, 2 injured at J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

2 killed, 2 injured at J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn

Two unarmed officers were critically injured after being shot by a visitor in the lobby of a central California jail, authorities said. Both victims were from Brooklyn. The celebration of all things Caribbean...More..

Hermine Stalling Off Northeast, Threatening Days of Pounding Surf
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Hermine Stalling Off Northeast, Threatening Days of Pounding Surf

Last February at least four people were hurt when the ship hit hurricane-force winds off North Carolina, prompting the crew to turn the vessel around and return to port in New Jersey . The Florida Division o...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Clinton enters fall with key advantages in White House race

Clinton, who has been in intensive study sessions with her debate team in recent days, is sure to face higher expectations from voters. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Two months from Election Day, Hillary Clinton has ...More..

Rupert Murdoch Blames Embattled Roger Ailes for Trump Candidacy
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Rupert Murdoch Blames Embattled Roger Ailes for Trump Candidacy

It also reveals that starting in 2014, Carlson began secretly recording private meetings she had with Ailes. "Sometimes problems are easier to solve" that way, he said in one conversation. Carlson, 50, filed su...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

UN Security Council to meet Tuesday on North Korea missile launches

While the latest tests may seem to undermine Beijing's anti-THAAD argument, Delury says it "will create more tension between the South Koreans and the Chinese", which will benefit Pyongyang . The Japanese gove...More..

Zionist PM Discusses Possible Abbas Meeting with Russian Envoy
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Zionist PM Discusses Possible Abbas Meeting with Russian Envoy

AUSTRALIA looks set to welcome both of Israel's top leaders, after the Prime Minister and President both told Julie Bishop that they want to make the trip. On the agenda were stalled peace talks and a spate of ...More..

Pence to release tax returns next week
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Pence to release tax returns next week

Pence, however, could not explain his running mate's perceived evolution of the issue of immigration. Since the 1980s, every GOP presidential nominee has disclosed his tax returns, according to PolitiFact. Bu...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Hermine lingers off shore continuing its unsafe storm surges

It caused two deaths, damaged properties and left hundreds of thousands without electricity from Florida to Virginia, spawned a tornado in North Carolina and closed beaches as far north as NY. People in the Atl...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Under pressure, South Sudan agrees to 4000 new peacekeepers

Meanwhile, the armed opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO) under the leadership of Machar said they welcomed the message from the UN Security Council to force the "regime" to ac...More..

Taliban twin bombings kill 24 people in Afghanistan's capital
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Taliban twin bombings kill 24 people in Afghanistan's capital

Two back to back suicide attacks rocked the Afghan Capital on Monday. The first bomb went off near a collection of government offices, witnesses said, at about the time that workers would be heading home. The...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Police union: Officers may boycott 49ers over Kaepernick

About 70 Santa Clara police officers work each home game. In a statement Saturday , Santa Clara Police Chief Michael Sellers urged the leadership of the officers' union to put citizens' safety first afte...More..

South Sudan Opposition Leader Fled to Congo, United Nations Says
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

South Sudan Opposition Leader Fled to Congo, United Nations Says

Majority Leader Aden Duale has moved a special motion seeking Parliament's approval to deploy KDF troops in South Sudan as a "matter of urgency" as requested the United Nations . While it was unclear who ha...More..

India, Vietnam call for United Nations reform, UNSC expansion
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

India, Vietnam call for United Nations reform, UNSC expansion

Today, he is scheduled to meet Vietnamese leaders, including Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Communist Party of Vietnam general secretary Nguyen Phu Trong. Addressing a media briefing here, Preeti Saran, se...More..

Sidhu to float new political outfit; AAP taken aback
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Sidhu to float new political outfit; AAP taken aback

The outfit named as Aawaaz-e-Punjab will be formally launched next week. "Although Navjot Singh Sidhu and Pargat are my personal friends, I respect them a lot". This is a kind of setback for AAP ahead of next...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

US, Russia close on Syria deal, but Obama says not there yet

Many US-backed Syrian rebel groups have worked alongside al-Nusra and are reluctant to abandon that cooperation, arguing it is an effective fighting force willing to risk lives to defeat the common enemy, Presi...More..

China ratifies Paris agreement ahead of G20
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

China ratifies Paris agreement ahead of G20

The ceremony opened what is likely Obama's valedictory tour in Asia. An arbitration court in The Hague ruled in July that China had no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and had infringed o...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

What's next for ex-Stanford swimmer released from jail

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Dublin, said there was no justice in Turner's sentence and it was time for Persky's "early release ". The woman had passed out and Turner was on top of her when confronted by two gradua...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Syrian rebels advance on Kurds as Turkish strikes kill 35

Some of the fighters were killed in Sunday's shelling and air strikes but the number was not yet clear, said the SOHR. Turkish-backed rebels said they had seized a string of villages south of Jarablus control...More..

Police Break Up Zimbabwe 'Mega-Demonstration' In Defiance Of Court Order
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Police Break Up Zimbabwe 'Mega-Demonstration' In Defiance Of Court Order

Zimbabwe police have deployed throughout the capital, Harare , in anticipation of a protest by a united group of opposition parties that includes a former vice-president. "We have gone to the court.to make s...More..