• Spanish Authorities Blockade Polling Stations, Dismantle Equipment Ahead of Catalonia Referendum
Spanish Authorities Blockade Polling Stations, Dismantle Equipment Ahead of Catalonia Referendum

As September draws to an uneasy end in Spain , Oct. 1 looms heavily on the horizon as the date set by the Catalan government for a vote on the creation of a Catalan Republic and secession from Spain. -March 2014: Spain's Constitutional Court rules that Catalonia can't go ahead with a planned November 9 vote on its independence, as all Spaniards mu...

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  • DACA students should feel safe on campus
DACA students should feel safe on campus

DACA was a temporary action taken by the Obama administration, intended not to penalize kids who often had absolutely no say in their arrival in the United States. How many people is that? According to Esquivel, money has been allocated by most districts in Los Angeles County to assist permit holders. The program will start with a "Know Your R...

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  • 'This is not a good news story'
'This is not a good news story'

Hank asked them about the U.S. response to the devastation Hurricane Maria wrought there and they say it's hard to tell with no communication. President Donald Trump on Thursday waived USA federal restrictions on foreign ships' transport of cargo to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

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  • Trump to visit S. Korea, other Asian nations in November
Trump to visit S. Korea, other Asian nations in November

Trump is also expected to discuss trade and economic ties to the region and will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in the Philippines. "The president said the United States speaks of military and diplomatic options, but South Korea can't go through war again", said...

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  • Twitter finds more Russian spooks with pro-Trump accounts
Twitter finds more Russian spooks with pro-Trump accounts

According to Twitter , a total of three accounts linked to the Kremlin promoted as many as 1,823 tweets which were directly or indirectly aimed at the United States market. The charges are so serious that a congressional committee in the U.S. is investigation whether Russian Federation influenced the outcome in the USA presidential polls and in ...

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  • W2W4: Best matches to watch Saturday at the Presidents Cup
W2W4: Best matches to watch Saturday at the Presidents Cup

Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas , who impressed in their first Presidents Cup outing together Thursday (Friday in Manila), will face a tough challenge on Friday against worldwide super-duo Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace . The U.S. have won nine of 11 Presidents Cups , including the last six from the global team, comprised of players fro...

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  • Liam Neeson Confirms More Action Movies In His Future
Liam Neeson Confirms More Action Movies In His Future

Liam John Neeson OBE is an actor from Northern Ireland. "I'm like, 'Guy's I'm sixty-f--ing-five.' Audiences are eventually going to go, 'Come on'". He then confirmed he would continue doing action movies to the end of his days. "It's not true, look at me", he said of reports about his action-movie retirement . As written and directed by Peter...

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  • Double rock falls at famed Yosemite don't deter climbers
Double rock falls at famed Yosemite don't deter climbers

Television images show Jim Evans of Naples, Fla., conscious and his wife holding a jacket around his bloody head. "We didn't know what had happened, but it shattered [the glass] and the dust just poured in, " Evans said. The officials said the couple were in the park to climb but were not climbing at the time of the fall. Andrew Foster and his ...

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  • Trump to visit 5 Asian nations in November
Trump to visit 5 Asian nations in November

The trip will be Mr Trump's fourth worldwide trip as President. A USA official said Asian leaders who met Trump at the United Nations General Assembly in NY last week helped persuade him to attend in unity with key Asian allies. Kim, in turn, has called Trump a "mentally deranged USA dotard" and warned of the "highest level of hardline countermea...

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  • Russian opposition leader Navalny detained, faces month in jail
Russian opposition leader Navalny detained, faces month in jail

Police detained campaign coordinator Anna Yudina on September 29 at the site of an unsanctioned rally for Navalny's would-be campaign for the March 2018 presidential election. The Kremlin has dismissed Navalny, who has faced repeated jailings and criminal cases, as an urbanite out of touch with people living in Russia's 11 time zones where Presid...

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  • Malaysia bans travel to N. Korea amid escalating tensions
Malaysia bans travel to N. Korea amid escalating tensions

The Football Association of Malaysia said it will issue a statement later Thursday, when asked if the team would be allowed to fly to Pyongyang despite the ban. The government has imposed an immediate ban on Malaysians travelling to North Korea. The feud ended in late March when Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced a deal for the tw...

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  • Former EU bureaucrat elected leader of Ukip
Former EU bureaucrat elected leader of Ukip

In a recent YouTube campaign film, he complained that "we have gone down the road of mediocracy and compromise, we don't like the idea of excelling of anything because we worry that it implies that somebody is less good". In a tweet , Farage claimed he was "delighted" with the result and said Bolton as a "man of real substance". The result came...

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  • Progress on Brexit, but not enough to open trade talks
Progress on Brexit, but not enough to open trade talks

In particular, the United Kingdom had been hoping for a breakthrough by the time of a summit in Brussels on October 19-20. Two years have been set aside for the Brexit talks and Britain risks crashing out of the 28-state bloc on March 29, 2019, without a deal on future trade terms.

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  • NK official handling United States affairs begins Russian Federation visit
NK official handling United States affairs begins Russian Federation visit

The ministry's Mikhail Ulyanov said the country was working "behind the scenes" to find a political solution, but admitted the use of sanctions against North Korea is nearly exhausted. North Korea's growing interactions with Russian Federation include a visit from Burmistrov to the North from July 22 to 25, which according to KCNA, was meant to d...

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  • Evacuations from Bali volcano swell to more than 57000
Evacuations from Bali volcano swell to more than 57000

Heather Handley, earth sciences professor at Sydney's Macquarie University, said the increase of tremors from Mount Agung suggests an eruption is imminent. "We want to get out of here just to be safe", said an Australian woman at Bali's airport who identified herself as Miriam. People beyond the designated Bali evacuation zone are also retreating...

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  • Supreme Court to take up auto dealership overtime case
Supreme Court to take up auto dealership overtime case

One last point: Janus involves only public-sector unions, or unions composed of state employees. The case takes aim at a decades-old practice in many states allowing public-sector unions to collect fees from workers who do not want to the belong to the union as long as the money is not spent on political activities.

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  • British climber killed after rock fall at Yosemite National Park
British climber killed after rock fall at Yosemite National Park

Rescuers found no other victims. Rock falls are common in Yosemite but seldom fatal. A series of rockfalls Wednesday afternoon on the southeast face of El Capitan killed a man and injured a woman when the giant rock slabs came tumbling down just before 2 p.m., according to park officials.

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  • ISIS releases recorded message purportedly from Baghdadi
ISIS releases recorded message purportedly from Baghdadi

The 46-minute sermon by al-Baghdadi published on Youtube and the Telegram app called for his followers to rally to not "allow lives lost in Mosul, Sirte, Raqqa, and Hama be lost in vain". Western-backed Syrian forces are also thrusting into the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, Islamic State's operational headquarters from where it plotted numerous att...

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  • MSP Director Apologizes For Facebook Post
MSP Director Apologizes For Facebook Post

It just means she didn't think she'd get caught, that it was safe to attack people for expressing their beliefs when she is charged with protecting their right to do so. "That is something that law enforcement should take to heart, not use to try to divide us further". "We have now a colonel, the leader of the state police, that has now shown a d...

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  • European Union hits truck maker Scania with hefty cartel fine
European Union hits truck maker Scania with hefty cartel fine

Scania declined to participate in the settlement talks, so the investigation against the company was carried out under the standard cartel procedure, the Commission said . An investigation found that the companies had conspired to fix the price of trucks and also charged customers for implementing technology aimed at reducing emissions.

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