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Michael Flynn's Son A 'Subject' In Federal Russia Investigation


Four government officials told NBC News that the investigation is looking into Michael Flynn Jr.'s work for his father's lobbying firm, the Flynn Intel Group, which has been under scrutiny for its ties to Russian Federation and Turkey. The letter says that Flynn, a former military officer who served in the Defense intelligence Agency and was Trump's national security adviser for 24 days, violated federal law by withholding foreign contacts he made during a trip to the Middle East. Read More »

Mourinho Praises 'Important' Star & Gives Update On Injured Pogba

And while medical reports are yet to determine the severity of the injury suffered on Tuesday, Mourinho was quick to point out other options for the weekend's Premier League clash should Pogba be ruled out. Europa League glory last season secured Jose Mourinho's men safe passage back to the continent's top competition and they kick off at home to Basle on Tuesday. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India to file written submission at the ICJ tomorrow


Jadhav was sentenced to death by a military court of Pakistan in April 2017 after he confessed to covertly operating for research and Analysis wing of India to destabilize Pakistan. "The matter is in the court and we hope that we will get justice". After discussing with both India and Pakistan, President of the ICJ Ronny Abraham, asked India to make its submission by September 13. Read More »

Injuries reported at school shooting in Spokane, Washington


First responders and police were on scene. The Spokesman-Review newspaper, citing a local hospital spokeswoman, reported that up to six people had been shot. Spokane Public Schools said on Twitter that all schools in the district are "being placed into modified lockdown as a precautionary measure". "I thought it was weird because they wouldn't do (a drill) two days in a row". Read More »

US 2018 mid-terms: Democrats lead Republicans 39% - 33% in latest poll


Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi are expected to discuss protections for young undocumented immigrants brought to the u.s. The Trump administration is "super focused" on tax reform , Mnuchin said at the Delivering Alpha conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor. Read More »

Tougher sanctions prompt North Korea threats


Frustrated US lawmakers called at a House hearing on Tuesday for a "supercharged" response to North Korea and said Washington should act alone if necessary to stiffen sanctions on Chinese firms and any country doing business with Pyongyang. Read More »

Thousands evacuated as wave of bomb threats hits Russian cities


MORE than 45,000 people have been evacuated from shopping centres, train stations and schools in Russian Federation after a series of "almost simultaneous" bomb threats. The official RIA Novosti news agency quoted an unnamed source in the security services as saying 45,000 people had been evacuated Tuesday from 205 buildings in 22 cities. Read More »

OECD gives Israel mixed report card on education


However, when compared to the earnings of similarly educated workers in the country, teachers are more well-paid in Latvia than in any other OECD country or economy with available data. "Without action to tackle the factors driving teachers out of the profession, the United Kingdom will not be able to sustain the world-class education system needed to compete with the rest of the world". Read More »

Take stand against ethnic cleansing


Almost 300,000 Rohingya refugees fled to Bangladesh after the Myanmar Army unleashed a "clearance operation" in Rakhine state in response to attacks by Rohingya militants on security posts on August 25. While the government of Myanmar wants to justify this campaign - and it is a campaign that is targeting the Rohingya - as a counter-insurgency operation, it is absolutely not. Read More »

Juncker's Union: seizing the day


It calls for the protection of "the environmental integrity of the European Union emission trading system" in response to worries that Britain could fail to reach at least a transitional trade deal with the European Union before its scheduled exit in March 2019. Read More »

Florida cops get social media begging to be 'cuffed and frisked'


The Gainesville Police Department posted a photo of the officers Sunday evening - as the three geared up to assist as the hurricane slammed the Sunshine State - with the caption: "Officers Nordman, Hamill and Rengering...part of the night crew getting ready to do some work". Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Fuel shortages could last a week


NBC 6 helicopter footage from Monday morning showed homes damaged and roadways under water in the upper Keys and other parts of South Florida . The string of islands was the first part of the state hit by the storm , and were still without water, power or cell service Monday. Read More »

Cruz Says Aide Inadvertently Caused His Porn Twitter Post


A twitter page called Sexuall Posts posted the video and it was liked on Monday night by Cruz' Twitter page. And now, the actress who starred in the porn video liked by Ted Cruz' Twitter account responds harshly to the Texas Senator. The host admitted that blaming a staffer for the Twitter mishap was "suspicious". It's a terrifying way to get caught on camera, doing something odd with your tongue the way Ted Cruz did while tasting gelato during a campaign stop in Milwaukee. Read More »

New Sanctions Clamp Down On North Korea After Missile Tests

Defence officials said the unit could conduct cross-border raids with retooled helicopters and transport planes that could penetrate North Korea at night. At the hearing, USA officials released American intelligence findings on how North Korea smuggles coal and commodities to Russian Federation and China. Read More »

Redrawing Texas Voting Maps Put On Hold; Texans Turn To Alternative Medicine


The U.S. Supreme Court has dealt a serious setback to the efforts toward reconfiguring Texas' congressional district map before next year's elections. Over the latter part of the summer, federal judges in four separate cases ruled that the Texas Legislature discriminated against minorities in drawing congressional and legislative districts, setting ID requirements for voters and even regulating who can assist voters for whom English is not their first language. Read More »

Devastating damage from Hurricane Irma in the Florida Keys


But those on the west coast of Florida - where Irma made its final landfall - will likely have power restored by September 22. In Miami-Dade County, where roads flooded and debris flew, around three-quarters of residents (820,000 out of 1.1 million) are without power as of Monday. Read More »

5 dead, others evacuated at Hollywood nursing home without power after Irma


Five Hollywood nursing home residents died Wednesday morning after they fell ill in a building left without air conditioning after Irma blasted South Florida, according to authorities at the scene. The nursing home has apparently been without air conditioning since the storm. Florida Light and Power has been called for several days to fix the issue, but crews have not yet been able to come to the home. Read More »

Trump's Tweets on North Korea May Aggravate Tensions


The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Japan and South Korea on Tuesday said after the passage of the us -drafted Security Council resolution that they were prepared to apply more pressure if North Korea refused to end its aggressive development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Read More »

Offaly students to receive Junior Cert results today


Students in English will receive grades Distinction, Higher Merit and Merit as opposed to the A, B, C grades awarded in other subjects. Results from the reformed English Junior Cycle combine exam results with continual assessment marks. The assessment and grading systems for the subject have changed as a result, meaning six grade descriptors have replaced the usually alphabetical grading system. Read More »

Gocompare.Com Group PLC (GOCO.L) Reaches Active Mover List


This was disclosed in an analyst report on Wednesday, 13 September. This rating was revealed to investors in a research report on Tuesday morning. The rating was downgraded by Stephens on Friday, August 26 to "Equal-Weight". Currently, Imagination Technologies Group PLC (IMG.L) has a 14-day ATR of 7.39. The company's market capitalization is GBX 62.03 billion. The Firm offers a range of investment themes, such as external debt, local currency, corporate debt, blended debt, equities, ... Read More »

Pakistan says it is open to joint Afghan border patrols


US President's claim of doling out billions of dollars in military aid has already been put in historical perspective by our former Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan who has said that the Washington aid was not more than peanuts. Asif "reaffirmed Pakistan's strong desire for further strengthening strategic partnership between the two countries through increased cooperation in political, economic, defence and people-to-people ties" in his meeting with Erdogan, the FO said. Read More »

Japan backs USA push to target North Korea's oil supply


This was the product of negotiations with China, the key player here and North Korea's main trading partner, as well as with Russian Federation and the other Security Council members. Kim Hyun-Wook of Seoul's Korea National Diplomatic Academy, predicted: "The sanctions will only provide North Korea with an excuse for further provocations, such as an ICBM launch". Read More »

The North Korean nuclear 'crisis' is an illusion

He again raised the Chinese and Russian proposal of a dual suspension of North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile testing along with US and South Korean military exercises in a bid to kick-start talks. "The forthcoming measures by DPRK will make the United States suffer the greatest pain it ever experienced in its history", the ambassador added. Because of its lack of control and secretiveness, bitcoin is a useful tool to accelerate North Korea's military operations. Read More »

Where to Get Gas in Tampa, Florida Following Hurricane Irma


And despite that, some Floridians have chose to return to their state to be together. Georgia, Alabama, and the Carolinas have had widespread power outages, too. An estimated 13 million Florida residents were without electricity - two-thirds of the state - as sweltering heat returned across the peninsula in the storm's wake. Read More »