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Trump Asks US Supreme Court to Restore Refugee Travel Ban

Trump Asks US Supreme Court to Restore Refugee Travel Ban The Justice Department's high court filing Monday follows an appeals court ruling last week that would allow refugees to enter the United States if a resettlement agency in the US had agreed to accept their case. Both provisions were blocked by lower courts but were partially revived by the Supreme Court in June. The measure was supposed to have been temporary - lasting 90 days for citizens ... [Full Article...]

Trump speaks to Qatar emir on Gulf unity, terrorism fight: White House

Trump speaks to Qatar emir on Gulf unity, terrorism fight: White House Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman spoke by with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Friday when they discussed the dispute, state media from both countries reported. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar over its ties with Islamist groups and relations with Iran. Qatar, which hosts a U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump receives 'comprehensive update' on Hurricane Irma

Trump receives 'comprehensive update' on Hurricane Irma The president and Mrs. Trump invited members of the Cabinet and their spouses to Camp David for the weekend, the White House said. The meeting was to discuss federal preparations for Hurricane Irma as the Category 3 storm prepares to strike Florida. [Full Article...]

Mbappe scores on PSG debut

Mbappe scores on PSG debut Edinson Cavani was full of praise for Kylian Mbappe who scored on his debut for Paris St-Germain in their 5-1 win at Metz on Friday night. While Barca could pay almost €150m for Dembele in total, that fee is set to be eclipsed by the €180m PSG are set to pay Monaco for Mbappe next summer. [Full Article...]

Cardinals at Lions: Highlights, score and recap

Cardinals at Lions: Highlights, score and recap In last year's season opener, the Cardinals allowed a touchdown simply because cornerback Brandon Williams did not catch a signal. The team is relying on him in the RB1 position. When the two teams played in 2015, Fitzgerald had a little under 60 yards and a touchdown. Ironically, the two teams both faced Super Bowl competitors in Week 3 preseason. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma pulls ocean away from Bahamas shore

Hurricane Irma pulls ocean away from Bahamas shore Hurricane Irma has strengthened into a Category 4 storm as its eye hits the Florida Keys. "I am in disbelief right now..." she wrote . The force of Hurricane Irma is so strong it has sucked all sign of water away from beaches in the Bahamas as it heads towards the United States mainland. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Katia expected to strengthen as it nears Mexico

Hurricane Katia expected to strengthen as it nears Mexico The storm originally made landfall just north of Tecolutla, Mexico Friday night as a Category 1 hurricane with 75 miles per hour winds. Katia transitioned from a tropical storm to a hurricane on Wednesday afternoon, and was a Category 2 hurricane as of 4 p.m. [Full Article...]

Mar-a-Lago, Trump golf clubs close as Irma approaches

Mar-a-Lago, Trump golf clubs close as Irma approaches In addition to Mar-a-Lago, the Trump International Golf Club and the Palm Beach and Trump National Golf Club are also closed, as numerous Trump properties take precautions against the storm, a spokesperson for the Trump Organization said in a statement on Friday. [Full Article...]

McMaster orders evacuation of several barrier islands

McMaster orders evacuation of several barrier islands That announcement is expected to come around 6 p.m. Word on possible interstate lane reversals could come at that time, too. McMaster says there are No other evacuations ordered. "Yesterday afternoon the track of the storm was still going more or less over the Upstate, which meant that the heavier rain was expected to be more to the east of us", said NWS meteorologist Patrick Moore. [Full Article...]

Ireland rejects post-Brexit border plan

Ireland rejects post-Brexit border plan That is something Prime Minister Theresa May has said would not happen, though her cabinet is split on the issue. Davis also indicated that his team at the Department for Exiting the European Union "may well seek a customs agreement for that period and a similar arrangement on the single market provisions" during the transition period, although he acknowledged that was a matter for negotiation... [Full Article...]

Valley office of National Weather Service helping forecasters track Hurricane Irma

Valley office of National Weather Service helping forecasters track Hurricane Irma Depending on how the hurricane shifts, central Alabama could be looking at wind gusts of 25-35 miles per hour and one to three inches of rain, mainly in the eastern portion. This information gets plugged into weather models to provide the initial conditions for forecasts. The forecast is tracking more West as it heads inland. [Full Article...]

Macron: France will continue to support Greece

Macron: France will continue to support Greece Her finance minister has proposed transforming the euro zone's rescue fund, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), into a fully fledged EMF with more powers to support weaker members. Greece's third rescue programme, now financially supported by European Union states alone, runs to August 2018. "Ego oversized, arrogance" Emmanuel Macron gets a suit in the American pressThe New York Times ... [Full Article...]

BJP Appoints Alphons as Poll in-Charge for Meghalaya

BJP Appoints Alphons as Poll in-Charge for Meghalaya On Wednesday at the intellectual meet in Odisha, the 52-year-old Shah said BJP is a party that was founded and is working on principles. He accused the Biju Janata Dal government in Odisha of not cooperating and thus grounding several projects even though the Centre had allocated over Rs 4 lakh crore. [Full Article...]

Lieberman says Israel will 'do everything' to ensure its security

Lieberman says Israel will 'do everything' to ensure its security The Syrian army statement said the Israeli strike came early on Thursday morning (local time) from inside Lebanese airspace. 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...]

Polk County sheriff: Fugitives at Irma shelters will be arrested

Polk County sheriff: Fugitives at Irma shelters will be arrested One of the things that he mentioned was the banning of sex offenders in every shelter. Earlier this week, Florida Governor Rick Scott warned that Hurricane Irma could likely be the most devastating tropical storm to hit the state in over a decade. [Full Article...]

Exodus Of Major Clients At Bell Pottinger

Exodus Of Major Clients At Bell Pottinger Bell Pottinger's adoption of despicable tactics, which included fake news and social media accounts, allowed its client, the Gupta family , to manipulate the state for personal gain and left the people of SA worse off. As Chime is a minority shareholder in the PR agency, its stake, which is thought to have been valued at about £5 million (US$6.5 million), will be written down as a non-cash charge... [Full Article...]

Royal fans flock to Kensington Palace to celebrate announcement of new baby

Royal fans flock to Kensington Palace to celebrate announcement of new baby George is thought to be among the youngest in his year, and is expected to have a gentle first day at his new school, where 560 pupils between the ages of four and 13 are educated. George, aged four, is about to start school. George's new school, where fees cost from £17,604 a year, has been described by the Good Schools Guide as: "A big, busy, slightly chaotic school for cosmopolitan parents ... [Full Article...]

Can Congress move quickly to OK aid to hurricane-ravaged areas?

Can Congress move quickly to OK aid to hurricane-ravaged areas? Conservatives in the House and Senate, including Texas U.S. Sen. Much like many voters feel lied to by the empty Republican promise of "Obamacare repeal", we are now seeing the same scenario play out on a debt limit hike. That decision surprised some returning House members Tuesday, who say it could upset an otherwise unusual moment of unity. They said, however, that they would only support ... [Full Article...]

Journalist Gauri Lankesh's Killing Very Alarming: Mamata Banerjee

Journalist Gauri Lankesh's Killing Very Alarming: Mamata Banerjee But critics of Modi's government say dissent is being stifled as nationalist sentiment grows in the world's largest democracy. Speaking to the press later, Rahul said he had spoken to the Karnataka CM and told him that the people who did this must be caught and punished. [Full Article...]

Lady Gaga cancels Montreal show Monday night due to respiratory infection, laryngitis

Lady Gaga cancels Montreal show Monday night due to respiratory infection, laryngitis On Monday afternoon, Gaga reached out to fans to express her apologies, explaining that she is "unable to perform this show tonight". Gaga is now on her Joanne World Tour to promote her album of the same name. About an hour later, she shared that she would be hosting a free pizza party outside of her hotel. 'The best part about being in love with someone is having them there to c... [Full Article...]


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