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LeBron James Shines at Point Guard for Cavs

LeBron James Shines at Point Guard for Cavs Tuesday's game marks LeBron James 770th game equalling Zydrunas Ilgauskas (771 GP) for the most regular season games played in the franchise history. Wade, a former James team-mate on two National Basketball Association championship teams in Miami who joined the Cavs after playing in Chicago last season, was benched at his own request after struggling as a starter. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom economy locked onto low growth trajectory

United Kingdom economy locked onto low growth trajectory In the three months to August, services output rose 0.4 percent from the previous quarter and 1.7 percent from a year ago. It comes as the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) mulls whether to raise interest rates from record lows of 0.25% in November, as inflation continues to soar. [Full Article...]

Colin Kaepernick signs $1 million book deal

Colin Kaepernick signs $1 million book deal NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said the former quarterback would be invited by the players, not the league, while on a conference call with national reporters on Wednesday. Kaepernick hasn't gotten an offer from an NFL franchise despite producing better stats last season than some now employed starting and backup quarterbacks in the league. [Full Article...]

Seahawks to sign veteran Dwight Freeney to add to pass rush

Seahawks to sign veteran Dwight Freeney to add to pass rush The talented defensive player had been on three different teams over the last four years after spending his first 11 seasons in the National Football League starring with the Indianapolis Colts. Avril was later placed on injured reserve. The Seahawks also have Quinton Jefferson and Branden Jefferson as ends. He didn't play tons of snaps in Atlanta, averaging 28 per game. [Full Article...]

James Comey Twitter Secret Account Revealed

Will try to tweet in useful ways", Comey tweeted Monday. What's perhaps more interesting is the reference in today's tweet about writing, suggesting that Comey is working on a book of some kind. The account seems to have changed its handle from ProjectExile7 to FormerBu , only fueling rumors that the account does indeed belong to Comey. He wrote, "Watching migrating white pelicans in Iowa thinki... [Full Article...]

Mueller investigating Tony Podesta and Podesta Group

Mueller investigating Tony Podesta and Podesta Group The FBI's probe into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign turned up a new character. After a series of reports outlining questionable dealings between the Democrats and the Russian government, the GOP now says the Democrats "have some explaining to do" in a surprising plot twist after months of Trump-Russia collusion allegations, according to Fox News. [Full Article...]

Wet and cool weather in forecast

Wet and cool weather in forecast However, the weekend is expected to be cold and wet with rain forecast from Thursday to Saturday . By Tuesday , we turn windy and more humid as rain begins to move into the region. for parts of western Kansas as temperatures dropped below freezing in the north and west. Temperatures are expected to be at or near record highs the next several days, forecasters say. [Full Article...]

House GOP leaders launch investigation into FBI's Clinton email probe

House GOP leaders launch investigation into FBI's Clinton email probe They also obtained an eyewitness account - backed by documents - indicating Russian nuclear officials had routed millions of dollars to the US created to benefit former President Bill Clinton's charitable foundation during the time Secretary of State Hillary Clinton served on a government body that provided a favorable decision to Moscow, sources told The Hill . [Full Article...]

India approves recapitalisation plan for state-owned banks

India approves recapitalisation plan for state-owned banks The government will infuse this sum over the next two years to "strengthen the lending capacity of banks to spur growth", finance minister Arun Jaitley told reporters. Major rating agencies welcomed the move, as did the chairman of top lender State Bank of India , Rajnish Kumar, who called it "bold and courageous". [Full Article...]

Kenya: 3 Ask Supreme Court to Stop Poll

Kenya: 3 Ask Supreme Court to Stop Poll The bodyguard was shot in the shoulder and his gun was taken as he was buying pots of flowers by the side of the road, Mohamed said. Kenya's Supreme Court will hear a petition on Wednesday filed by three Kenyans that seeks the cancellation of a presidential-election rerun scheduled for the following day. [Full Article...]

Appeals Court Sets Terms for Abortion for Teen Immigrant

Appeals Court Sets Terms for Abortion for Teen Immigrant A spokesman for HHS's Administration for Children and Families said in a statement Friday that the office will "protect the well-being of this minor and all children and their babies in our facilities, and we will defend human dignity for all in our care". [Full Article...]

Dialogue is open to all: Mehbooba Mufti

Dialogue is open to all: Mehbooba Mufti Addressing a press conference, Singh said Sharma would lead a "sustained dialogue" with all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir . Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said the appointment of a representative to initiate a dialogue with all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir indicated that "realists" in the government had prevailed over the "hawks". [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces in Khanaqin open fire on demonstrators, kill and injure seven

Iraqi forces in Khanaqin open fire on demonstrators, kill and injure seven The reported control of Altun Kupri is part of an operation launched on Monday, on the orders of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi , to retake disputed areas between Baghdad and the Iraqi autonomous region governed by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). [Full Article...]

Prime Minister inaugurates Ro-ro 'dream project'

Prime Minister inaugurates Ro-ro 'dream project' Taking his address further, the Prime Minister said that the focus of the government is on the blue economy which it sees as an integral part of the vision of new India. Many working in the diamond cutting and polishing hub of Surat in South Gujarat belong to the Saurashtra region and the service is expected to come as a boon for them. [Full Article...]

Appeal backed by former presidents raises $31M

Virgin Islands". Grammy award victor Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance at the concert that also featured country music band Alabama, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer "Soul Man" Sam Moore, gospel legend Yolanda Adams and Texas musicians Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen. [Full Article...]

'Mersal' Row: Makers Release Statement Clarifying That They Spoke To BJP Leaders

'Mersal' Row: Makers Release Statement Clarifying That They Spoke To BJP Leaders BJP's Tamil Nadu president Tamilisai Soundararajan had on Thursday called for deleting the scenes which have reference to the GST and the digital India initiative of the BJP government. BJP's TN Youth Wing leader SG Suryah posted tweets countering Mersal's claims on GST in Singapore. Replying to Chidambaram's tweet, Tamil Nadu BJP leader and national secretary H Raja said if that were to... [Full Article...]

ACLU says Dickinson hurricane fix grant application violates Constitution

ACLU says Dickinson hurricane fix grant application violates Constitution The city of Dickinson, located southeast of Houston, recently posted to its website an application for hurricane fix grants from donations made toward rebuilding efforts. If you're a resident of a small Texas city and in need of hurricane recovery funds, you'll have to certify that you're not boycotting Israel. "The Supreme Court of the United States has already decided that boycotts are a... [Full Article...]

Over 50 policemen killed in clashes with terrorists in Egypt

Over 50 policemen killed in clashes with terrorists in Egypt At least 55 policemen were killed in the exchange of fire with the militants during a raid on a hideout near Cairo , Egypt . After nightfall, the clashes were still ongoing, Egypt's state TV reported on its official website. The government accuses Hasm of being the militant arm of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood but the organisation denied such accusations. Condemnations of the attack came i... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Authorises Release Of JFK Assassination Files Despite Concerns From Officials

Donald Trump Authorises Release Of JFK Assassination Files Despite Concerns From Officials Kennedy . Over the years, the National Archives have released most of the documents, either in full or partially redacted. Assassination experts say the secret records may reveal new details about what the Central Intelligence Agency knew of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald's trip to the Soviet and Cuban embassies in Mexico City weeks before he shot Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963. [Full Article...]

Jacinda Ardern to become New Zealand Prime Minister

Jacinda Ardern to become New Zealand Prime Minister Winston Peters , the leader of the anti-immigration NZ First party, announced in a live TV broadcast that he would support Arden in a coalition government, after September's election returned a hung parliament. Green party lawmakers will be offered ministerial portfolios in the next government, Ardern said. "We've formed a coalition government based on the majority of votes", she said. [Full Article...]


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