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Global Media No anthem protest from US Presidents Cup team, says Steve Stricker
Author: 0 No anthem protest from US Presidents Cup team, says Steve Stricker

The team of 12 American players will take to the course just across the river from New York City, but dont expect them to kneel whilst the anthem is played. "We ought to take a break during the prayer or during the national anthem to thank our country, to thank our forefathers that went before us". Speaking two days before the start of the biennial event against an worldwide team, Stricker said his players would follow the usual protocol if they are present when the anthem is sung before the ...

Global Media Bangladesh ranks 99th in Global Competitiveness Index
Author: 0 Bangladesh ranks 99th in Global Competitiveness Index

The country's ranking in terms of basic requirements that measure its institutions, infrastructure and macroeconomic environment advanced from 19th to 16th, while its efficiency in the education, labor and financial sectors stayed at 26th, and its business innovation and maturity rating slid one notch to 23rd, the report showed.

Global Media Donald Trump extends travel ban to North Korea and Venezuela
Author: 0 Donald Trump extends travel ban to North Korea and Venezuela

As we reported at the time , "Trump's revised executive order was put on hold by lower court judges in Hawaii and Maryland in March, hours before it was set to take effect". According to Trump administration employees , this move was made in an effort to ensure critics that the travel ban is not discriminatory of Muslims.

Author: 0 Twitter Says Trump's North Korea Threat Tweet Is 'Newsworthy,' Not A Violation

The war of words between Trump and Kim Jong-un has been escalating for some time, and the North Korean leader has threatened to shoot down United States aircraft even if they are not in North Korean airspace. "We hold all accounts to the same Rules, and consider a number of factors when assessing whether Tweets violate our Rules", the company wrote in a series of tweets on its @Policy account today.

Global Media Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing ex-boyfriend
Author: 0 Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing ex-boyfriend

A United Kingdom student who stabbed her boyfriend in 2016 can finish her medical degree before serving her 10 months in prison, a judge ruled Monday, claiming the student was "too clever for prison". She then hurled a laptop, glass and jam jar at him during the attack on 30 September previous year, the court previously heard. You have no previous convictions of any nature whatsoever.

Global Media VENEZUELA: Country Rejects Travel Ban Decreed By Donald Trump
Author: 0 VENEZUELA: Country Rejects Travel Ban Decreed By Donald Trump

Venezuela has accused the USA of "psychological terrorism" after it imposed travel restrictions on some Venezuelan government officials and their families. It rejected "the irrational decision of the United States government to once again catalog the noble Venezuelan people as a threat to their national security".

Global Media Hurricane Maria is still churning towards the East Coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria is still churning towards the East Coast

The main area of concern is along the Outer Banks. Its top sustained winds were clocked at 80 miles per hour (130 kph) and the storm is moving to the north at 7 miles per hour (11 kph). Maria is still a Category 1 Hurricane. Storm Surge Watch for Cape Hatteras to Duck. It's moving very slowly south. Tropical Storm Lee dissipated over the eastern Atlantic early last week, but its remnants unexpectedly spun into a small hurricane over the weekend.

Global Media Republican US Senator Corker will not seek re-election next year
Author: 0 Republican US Senator Corker will not seek re-election next year

That could well be an allusion that Corker may speak out more in areas where he may disagree with President Trump. Among the other candidates DesJarlais said could be in the running next year for Corker's seat could be Rep. Corker, 65, had been struggling and weighing the decision for months. But Corker's choice could also have big implications for the 2018 midterms, because it makes a mind-bogglingly very bad Senate map for Democrats.

Author: 0 US Imposes Sanctions on Nine North Korean Banks, 26 Individuals

The presidential order also includes measures aimed at disrupting "critical North Korean shipping and trade networks". "This action is also consistent with U.N. Trump has been pushing China to use its deep economic ties with North Korea to pressure the country's young leader to back down from developing nuclear weapons.

Global Media Dreamers eligible for DACA renewal, free representation under local law firm
Author: 0 Dreamers eligible for DACA renewal, free representation under local law firm

The Dream Act 2017 has the most bipartisan support in Congress. The bill also includes measures to crack down on illegal immigration beyond just addressing the undocumented youth previously covered under DACA. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, also showed up at the news conference in support of the bill. More recently, on September 14, he announced that he was working with Democratic leaders in Congress to pass legislation ensuring protection for Dreamers, or children who entered the ...

Global Media League of Women Voters helping people register to vote
Author: 0 League of Women Voters helping people register to vote

The League of Women Voters of Lane County is one of many partners across the country observing this day. Although national elections garner plenty of attention, Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said the November 7 ballot should catch voters' attention because it involves school board races, tax measures and other local issues.

Global Media Kayaker found puppies 'left for dead' in river, police say
Author: 0 Kayaker found puppies 'left for dead' in river, police say

Police said on Monday they had been "overwhelmed" by responses from the public concerning the puppies. The animals were in distress, and one of them - the runt of the litter, who was on the bottom of the sack - was beginning to become submerged and had taken on some water and mud into its lungs, Lourie said.

Global Media Twitter says it won't take down Trump's tweet to North Korea
Author: 0 Twitter says it won't take down Trump's tweet to North Korea

It's because he's the president. "Among the considerations is " newsworthiness " and whether a Tweet is of public interest". North Korea's foreign minister says President Trump's tweets about the Korean nation amount to a declaration of war and that under global law, his country can legally shoot down USA military planes - even if they're not in North Korea's airspace.

Global Media DEA administrator to step down from his post
Author: 0 DEA administrator to step down from his post

Bush to be U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia from 2006 through 2008. The official, Chuck Rosenberg, who twice served as chief of staff to the former F.B.I. It's unclear who will replace Rosenberg. Col. Joseph Fuentes of the New Jersey State Police is believed to be the front-runner for the position. The next DEA administrator will immediately have to grapple with the opioid crisis that has been declared a national emergency by President Donald Trump.

Global Media Trump Administration Slaps North Korea With Fresh Sanctions on Banks, Bank Workers
Author: 0 Trump Administration Slaps North Korea With Fresh Sanctions on Banks, Bank Workers

When Mr. Ri stated on Saturday that it is "inevitable" that North Korean missiles will hit the USA mainland, in truth he only guaranteed the total, complete annihilation of the nation state of North Korea should these missiles ever fly . President Donald Trump vowed to "fix the mess" over North Korea's nuclear program but warned any US military attack would be "devastating". North Korea, which has pursued its missile and nuclear programs in defiance of worldwide sanctions , said it ...

Global Media Collins' opposition to Graham-Cassidy likely renders bill impassible
Author: 0 Collins' opposition to Graham-Cassidy likely renders bill impassible

However, due to a ruling by the Senate parliamentarian, Senate Republicans have only until Saturday, the end of the fiscal year, to use the procedure. With three Republicans against it, this last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare goes nowhere. Collins attributed her decision to vote "no" on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill to the partial score released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) late Monday afternoon.

Global Media Dreaded terrorist Abdul Qayoom Najar gunned down in J&K's Baramulla
Author: 0 Dreaded terrorist Abdul Qayoom Najar gunned down in J&K's Baramulla

Najoor had crossed the LoC to go to Pakistan-controlled territory in 2015 and was on his way back to Indian Kashmir to take over as commander of HizbMujahideen, police and army said. He broke the cordon at least twice and fled. He was called to Pakistan, only to be told to return on Tuesday. The police official said that Najar was killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid in Lachipora area near the LoC this morning as he was trying to infiltrate into Kashmir from Pakistan side.

Global Media Altrincham mosque stabbing suspect charged
Author: 0 Altrincham mosque stabbing suspect charged

He ran into the building, grabbed a chair and ran back outside to defend the worshippers, but his assailant had fled. Ian Anthony Rook, of no fixed abode, appeared at Manchester Magistrates' Court on Tuesday charged with a section 18 assault - wounding or causing grievous bodily harm - and possession of an offensive weapon, a large knife.

Global Media Donald Trump tells Mariano Rajoy that Rafael Nadal is a
Author: 0 Donald Trump tells Mariano Rajoy that Rafael Nadal is a "national treasure"

Trump didn't answer directly when asked later what advice he offered Rajoy on the issue, but said he thinks the people of Catalonia , which includes Barcelona, would stay with Spain . Meanwhile, Rajoy said he believes rule of law, common sense and dialogue will prevail in Catalonia's planned independence referendum. "So far, Rajoy's strategy of fully relying on legal means to stop the vote seems to be working, with the Catalan police collaborating with national police forces in their ...

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