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World Police officer injured in attack near Commonwealth Stadium
Author: 0 Police officer injured in attack near Commonwealth Stadium

MT. A police spokesman said: "The officer was approached by an unknown male suspect in a vehicle at which time the suspect rammed the police cruiser". Then, just before midnight, a UHaul was pulled over at a Checkstop on Wayne Gretzky Drive and 112 Avenue - an officer checking the driver's licence recognized the name, and the UHaul fled the scene.

World Trump Physically Mocks McCain And McConnell In Private
Author: 0 Trump Physically Mocks McCain And McConnell In Private

He called McCain "disgraceful" for his decision on health care, Politico and Axios reported. Sen. John McCain , who started receiving treatment for brain cancer last month, can not lift his arms above his shoulders because of injuries sustained while he was a prisoner during the Vietnam War, USA Today noted.

World Britain's Johnson wants maximum two-year Brexit transition
Author: 0 Britain's Johnson wants maximum two-year Brexit transition

The Conservative Party conference officially begins on Sunday morning, and the Prime Minister will give the closing speech on Wednesday. In the months since March, when Britain triggered a two-year countdown to leave the 28-nation European Union , negotiations have made little progress.

Author: 0 Tillerson says USA has 'lines of communications' to North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Saturday that the USA has direct lines of communication to North Korea , and his immediate goal is to "calm things down" in the global standoff over the country's nuclear weapons program. When asked if that includes Mr. Trump's rhetoric he said "It would be helpful if Kim Jong Un stopped launching missiles". "If North Korea would stop firing its missiles, that would calm things down a lot", he was quoted as saying.

World NC soldiers, engineers deploy to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief
Author: 0 NC soldiers, engineers deploy to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief

Trump, who was spending the weekend at his private golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, fired off a series of angry tweets early on Saturday complaining that media coverage of the suffering was unfair, and took aim at the mayor of San Juan, the island's largest city.

Author: 0 Trump vows to tackle N Korea on Asia trip

And while she acknowledged that the United States intelligence community believed Pyongyang is completely committed to holding on to its nuclear weapons, she said the administration was committed to "testing" that idea . "Because that reassures the region that Asia policy is not just about North Korea , it's about Southeast Asia as well". As part of that effort, the Trump administration on Wednesday imposed another round of sanctions against North Korea , blacklisting banks and ...

World Tillerson to discuss North Korea crisis, trade in China
Author: 0 Tillerson to discuss North Korea crisis, trade in China

On Tuesday, the U.S. Treasury announced sanctions against 26 more individuals as part of its non-proliferation designations for North Korea, as well as nine North Korean banks, including some with ties to China. It also banned exports of iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. North Korea's coal exports appear to have cleared Chinese customs in a similar manner, ahead of the implementation of the latest sanctions, which China began enforcing on August 15, though it was set to take place ...

World 'Armed' man arrested after driving erratically in Melbourne's CBD
Author: 0 'Armed' man arrested after driving erratically in Melbourne's CBD

A bystander attempted to stop the boy by throwing his bike under the auto. He remains in police custody. Video footage taken by passers-by and posted online shows the green four-wheel drive reversing at speed down Swanston Street in the CBD before spinning 180 degrees.

World Theresa May targets young voters with tuition fee freeze
Author: 0 Theresa May targets young voters with tuition fee freeze

The prime minister hopes Sunday's announcement can help reverse that trend. 15 MPs have reportedly signed a letter of no confidence, and she is under pressure to resign after securing Brexit in 2019. "My mission is to build a better future for everyone - and I intend to show we can do it", she said. There weren't the links with the centre that there should have been.

World PM Congratulates Julian Yee Over Winter Olympics Qualification
Author: 0 PM Congratulates Julian Yee Over Winter Olympics Qualification

North Korea won its first berth to February's Games after figure skaters Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik finished sixth in the pairs event at the Nebelhorn Trophy competition in Germany on Friday. "It widens the room for more talks regarding North Korea's potential Olympic participation", Sung Baikyou of PyeongChang's organizing committee said Saturday (via the Associated Press ) in the wake of Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik's qualification.

World Seven Babbar Khalsa members held in Ludhiana: Punjab Police
Author: 0 Seven Babbar Khalsa members held in Ludhiana: Punjab Police

Five of those arrested are in the 18-23 age group, which indicates that people are being brainwashed at an early age. Anti-Khalistan and anti-Sikhs groups which are active on social networking sites were their targets and they were planning a big strike in Punjab.

World Abbott 'making it rain' in Houston, sort of
Author: 0 Abbott 'making it rain' in Houston, sort of

Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said city officials are "sitting on hundreds of millions of dollars" in funds held by tax increment reinvestment zones that could be used for recovery. Turner said the emergency provision he considered activating would have raised about the amount of the state's check. The good news is that Abbott appears to be listening.

World Guardiola admits he must win titles to survive at City
Author: 0 Guardiola admits he must win titles to survive at City

City have also gotten off to a great start in the Champions League, with a 100% record in their opening two games. Former Spanish global Guardiola began his managerial career in 2007 with Barcelona's B team, before moving up to become the club's first-team boss a year later.

Author: 0 Trump Lashes Out at Puerto Rico Mayor Who Complained About Storm Response

Washington [U.S.A.], September 30: United States President Donald Trump has vowed support for the ongoing relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. More troops, medical supplies and vehicles were on the way to the island, but it will be some time before the USA territory is back on its feet, the senior US general appointed to lead military relief operations said on Friday.

World Mayor of stricken San Juan raps USA official over 'good news' comment
Author: 0 Mayor of stricken San Juan raps USA official over 'good news' comment

Dammit, this is not a good news story. This is, "there's a truckload of stuff that can not be taken to people" story. "It's a life or death story". Reports from the ground in Puerto Rico sharply contrast with the positive comments the White House has given on the federal response to the disaster.

World Hafiz Saeed's political party stares at ban in Pakistan
Author: 0 Hafiz Saeed's political party stares at ban in Pakistan

He was also on the defensive, when he said, "Don't blame us for Haqqanis, don't blame us for Hafiz Saeeds". "These were the people who were your darlings just 20 to 30 years back". My client intends to file a suit for damages to the tune of Rs 10 crore for injuring his reputation not only in Pakistan but all over the world", he added.

World Doug Jones trails Roy Moore by 6 points, new poll shows
Author: 0 Doug Jones trails Roy Moore by 6 points, new poll shows

Trump tried to bail McConnell out by campaigning from odd, but like Trump himself, Judge Moore had a well-known record of standing up for his beliefs even in the face of those who could and did politically punish him. Many also are concerned that the rising nationalist wing of the GOP serves as a political home to anti-Semites and other extremists. Alabama's U.S.

World Chinese authorities order to close all JVs with North Korea
Author: 0 Chinese authorities order to close all JVs with North Korea

Earlier this week, the Trump administration announced additional sanctions against eight North Korean banks and 26 individuals who the United States says act as the banks' representatives in various countries. The article referred to North Korean soldiers having "axed to death two US service members who ventured into the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea".

World MA offering resources to Puerto Rico, evacuees
Author: 0 MA offering resources to Puerto Rico, evacuees

The storm killed more than 30 people across the Caribbean, including at least 16 in Puerto Rico. Gov. Cooper has authorized sending 200 engineers from the N.C. The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp is returning to support response operations in and around Puerto Rico, he added. Logistics specialists from the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Fort Carson, Colorado's 4th Sustainment Brigade were deployed to Puerto Rico to lead efforts to move ...

World Twitter Slams Trump Over Comments On San Juan Mayor's 'Poor Leadership'
Author: 0 Twitter Slams Trump Over Comments On San Juan Mayor's 'Poor Leadership'

Cruz was born and grew up in the San Juan. Even though local officials had said publicly as early as September 20, the day of the storm, that the island was "destroyed", the sense of urgency didn't begin to penetrate the White House until Monday, when images of the utter destruction and desperation - and criticism of the administration's response - began to appear on television, one senior administration official said...

World Twitter reacts to gutsy, surprise onside kick by Texas Tech
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to gutsy, surprise onside kick by Texas Tech

After edging Texas Tech by a point previous year, Oklahoma State (4-1, 1-1 Big 12) outgained the Red Raiders 602-384 but couldn't put the game away until the final minute. However, Rudolph's one miscue of the first half turned into the Red Raiders' key play. Texas Tech is third in the Big 12 with 587 total yards per game, and Oklahoma State is fourth at 580 total yards per game.

Author: 0 Upset special: Tennessee to beat Georgia

Especially when you're a team like Georgia that is now being talked about viewed as a possible playoff contender. "I just look forward to it". "We just know we've got to do it as a team". "To do that, you've got to be multiple, and you've got to have depth". "It's not a young defense". Check. Georgia's defense held him to one yard. "We'll be taking a lot of guys up there that have never been before".

World Formula One losing its toughest race, says Hamilton
Author: 0 Formula One losing its toughest race, says Hamilton

However, Vettel was involved in an incident with Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen at the start that saw all three drivers retire, and Hamilton went on to take a crucial victory. "But of course it is a turning point when you go from being behind all season long and now two races being in the lead". "Every start is different".

World Barrett, Weber help No. 11 Ohio State rout Rutgers 56-0
Author: 0 Barrett, Weber help No. 11 Ohio State rout Rutgers 56-0

The same must be true against the Buckeyes, keeping Heisman hopeful J.T. Barrett off the field and reducing running back J.K. Dobbins' big plays. Rutgers has been better this season, but it's unlikely the Scarlet Knights can snap a 15-game Big Ten losing streak.

World Birmingham named official Commonwealth Games UK candidate
Author: 0 Birmingham named official Commonwealth Games UK candidate

Birmingham beat off competition from Liverpool in the race to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The Commonwealth Games Federation was receiving bid submissions and is expected to make its decision later this year. Australia's Gold Coast is hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Games in April. It would showcase the best in Britain to the world and make the entire country proud.

World Rihanna Calls Out Donald Trump On Twitter For Puerto Rico Response
Author: 0 Rihanna Calls Out Donald Trump On Twitter For Puerto Rico Response

This is a people are dying story . He said they didn't have much inside - this is a gift from god. "It's been wiped out". "Now Congress must repeal this law to aid long-term recovery", he said. Part of the criticism facing the Trump administration also centers on its hesitation to waive the Jones Act , a law that allows only American-flagged vessels with USA crews to deliver goods from one US port to another.

World Teacher Investigated for Allegedly Contaminating Students' Flutes With Bodily Fluids
Author: 0 Teacher Investigated for Allegedly Contaminating Students' Flutes With Bodily Fluids

California school districts are warning that some youngsters may have received flutes tainted with body fluids. The flutes in question were made with plastic PVC pipe and a single wine cork, then decorated. Newport Mesa officials said the flutes may have been given to some students at Sonora Elementary School in Costa Mesa, through a contracted vendor that provides music programs.

World Baghdad puts pressure on Kurds after independence vote
Author: 0 Baghdad puts pressure on Kurds after independence vote

Kurdish Peshmerga forces have driven the jihadist group out of large parts of northern Iraq since 2014 with air and ground support from a US-led coalition. "Barzani is a middleman for Zionists [whose goal is] to disintegrate Islamic countries", Velayati said, adding that in view of the bitter experience of Palestine, Muslim nations will not allow "a second Israel " to be created in the region.

World Bullet train project is akin to DeMo: PC
Author: 0 Bullet train project is akin to DeMo: PC

Speaking to reporters at his residence in Dadar, Thackeray threatened a major morcha to the Western Railways headquarters in Churchgate on 5 October, to highlight poor transport infrastructure, CNN News18 reported. The remarks came a day after the Congress and the Sena had slammed the centre for neglecting safety and infrastructure of the railways network and sought an apology from the PM over the 22 stampede deaths in Mumbai .

World How Many Prudential plc (LON:PRU)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
Author: 0 How Many Prudential plc (LON:PRU)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System owns 853,708 shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. 523 are owned by Barclays Plc. Vantage Inv Advsr holds 841 shares. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, August 10. Credit Suisse Group AG downgraded shares of Mondi Plc to a "neutral" rating and boosted their target price for the stock from GBX 2,025 ($25.49) to GBX 2,100 ($26.43) in a research note on Monday, March 6th.

World Azhar Ali's fight keeps Pakistan in hunt in Abu Dhabi Test
Author: 0 Azhar Ali's fight keeps Pakistan in hunt in Abu Dhabi Test

Pakistan , replying to Sri Lanka's first innings total of 419, are 240/3. The right-handed batsman has so far hit just three boundaries during his 297 minutes of batting. Responding to a question about choosing three pace bowlers and only one spinner in XI, he defended that Pakistan has followed the same combination of the team that played against West Indies in the Caribbean tour earlier.

World Karl Rove: The GOP loses again -- and Moore
Author: 0 Karl Rove: The GOP loses again -- and Moore

Moore was supported by former Trump adviser Steve Bannon and former Alaska Gov. US President Donald Trump's pick in the Alabama Republican Senate run-off crashed to defeat on Tuesday against a populist former judge. Choosing a nominee from the Republican ranks was just a matter of who Alabama voters would pick. If you don't count Richard Shelby, who eventually switched parties and became a Republican, the state hasn't elected a non-incumbent Democrat to the Senate since 1978.

World USA cuts embassy staff in Cuba after mystery attacks
Author: 0 USA cuts embassy staff in Cuba after mystery attacks

In conjunction with the ordered departure of our diplomatic personnel, the Department has issued a Travel Warning advising US citizens to avoid travel to Cuba and informing them of our decision to draw down our diplomatic staff. Tillerson emphasized that the United States is not breaking diplomatic relations with Cuba, noting that Havana "has told us it will continue to investigate these attacks and we will continue to cooperate with them in this effort".

Author: 0 Senate GOP Pitches 2018 Budget Plan to Start Tax Reform

But the top 1 percent would benefit much more , with average tax rates falling by 5.7 percentage points. The framework also indexes the tax brackets themselves to a measure of inflation that tax policy center says grows more slowly than the widely used Consumer Price Index.

World Cardi B makes history and dethrones Swift from charts
Author: 0 Cardi B makes history and dethrones Swift from charts

She admits to hitting the other car's window and throwing a bottle of water at the driver when her cousin (a passenger in Cardi B's car) got out to confront other driver. Though Cardi didn't say as much in the video, the popular theory is that the package was sent by Rihanna (either that, or Cardi went on a huge Fenty Beauty shopping spree).

World FAA puts restrictions on drone use near important United States of America monuments
Author: 0 FAA puts restrictions on drone use near important United States of America monuments

It says it marks the first time the FAA has restricted drone flights over Interior Department landmarks, although numerous sites were covered by a National Park Service ban on drones issued in 2014. Those who violate the regulation will be potentially subject to possible civil fines or criminal charges. This isn't necessarily bad news, and the FAA does acknowledge that there are time when someone may have a legitimate reason to operate a drone in the area.

World Golfer Phil Mickelson takes selfie with Bush Obama and Clinton
Author: 0 Golfer Phil Mickelson takes selfie with Bush Obama and Clinton

The powerful U.S. squad, captained by Steve Stricker , emerged from Thursday's opening foursomes matches with a two-point lead - winning three of five matches and halving another. Fowler holed a 70-foot pitch and Thomas followed with a 12-foot birdie, and they were never seriously challenged. Their point closed a session in which the Americans took 4 ½ of a possible five points and increased their lead to 8-2.

World Port Authority joining relief efforts in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Port Authority joining relief efforts in Puerto Rico

Thursday, Duke stirred controversy when referring to the government's response in Puerto Rico as a "good news story". "This is a " people are dying" story", she said in disbelief. On Thursday, the White House authorized 10-day waiver of the Jones Act, which is a federal law that limits shipping to US ports by foreign vessels.

World Over 144000 evacuated over Bali volcano eruption alert
Author: 0 Over 144000 evacuated over Bali volcano eruption alert

Bali authorities are trying to convince more than 140,000 people who fled a menacing volcano to return home, saying they left areas that are now safe. "They are treating us well". But officials also stressed they could not predict when it might erupt. "I feel sorry for them, I took them so they won't starve because there's no one at home to feed them", the 42 year old said, adding he had to sell his pigs before fleeing.

World Railway rush hour stampede kills at least 12 in India's Mumbai
Author: 0 Railway rush hour stampede kills at least 12 in India's Mumbai

Some 32 passengers are injured". "We put everybody who was injured in cars, police vans and ambulances and tried to take them to the hospital as quickly as possible", said one witness quoted by AFP . More than 30 people are injured", he told dpa news agency. "There are a lot of problems with the bridge and it definitely needs rework and fix". The shocking sight revealed the state of India's creaking urban infrastructure and brought the problem of crammed trains in India, which form ...

World Ashanti Billie's body found in Charlotte
Author: 0 Ashanti Billie's body found in Charlotte

Billie was reported missing almost two weeks ago when she didn't show up for work at a sandwich shop in Norfolk, Virginia. "Our community should know that our work does not end here. The FBI has taken the lead in the search for Ashanti Billie, 19, who was last seen as she entered a military base on her way to work at a sandwich shop on September 18 about 5 a.m.

World Tillerson says U.S. not in communication 'blackout' with North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson says U.S. not in communication 'blackout' with North Korea

He then said the U.S. had "a couple of, three channels open to Pyongyang ". The two sides have since been locked in a battle of threats. President Donald Trump warned North Korea on Tuesday that any US military option against North Korea would be "devastating" for Pyongyang, but said the use of force was not Washington's first option.

World Puerto Rico leaders can't 'get their workers to help'
Author: 0 Puerto Rico leaders can't 'get their workers to help'

She clarified later, "It's good news that we have a unification of command where the governor, the federal response, and the people are all united toward saving lives and giving things to the people they need". FEMA officials did say Thursday that they are working around the clock to get essential services and supplies to everyone. Trump insisted Friday that his administration is doing an "incredible job" with relief efforts.