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by | September 05, 2017 | 18:10

Trying to hold the good faith and credit of the United States hostage because of political posturing over raising the limit on deficit spending already voted for doesn't make any sense. Much of the Houston area remains under water almost a week after the storm hit. Officials have not yet checked on 39 schools. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner warned some residents that their homes may not dry out for weeks.

by | September 05, 2017 | 18:08

That's just me. And whatever happens to them, the [expletive] happens to them. The now-former teammates of T.J. "They could have let me know that was going on". I wasn't surprised to see guys saying, 'Hey, we're going to miss T.J., we don't want to him to go.' That's natural. It's going to be interesting to see how much playing time Ward gets this Sunday against the Dolphins.

by | September 05, 2017 | 18:08

Deputy Jake Shaw was conducting the stop on Main Street near Studebaker's Restaurant around 10 p.m. when he spotted a subject holding what he believed was a weapon, according to The New Carlisle News . Grimm and the deputy reportedly know each other and Grimm was in clear sight of the officer. However, he said he knows Shaw and that he hopes the deputy will not lose his job over the incident.

by | September 05, 2017 | 17:53

Closing down the five-mile-long Mackinac Bridge for the first time in the 60 year history of the Labor Day Bridge Walk resulted in few concerns on traffic. "It's great to see, this is the 60th walk and if you think about it, what a wonderful tradition and it's wonderful to meet people that have been doing it nearly every walk", said Governor Snyder.

by | September 05, 2017 | 17:48

Sultan Ahmed joined the Chatra Parishad (student wing of INC) while studying at Maulana Azad College in 1969 and the Youth Congress in 1973. "Condolences to his family", she tweeted on Monday morning. West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi also expressed grief at the passing away of Ahmed. He was the deputy leader of Trinamool's parliamentary party.

by | September 05, 2017 | 17:47

The Cambodia Daily , which published its last edition yesterday, said it had been forced to close after being given one month to pay a crippling US$6.3 million (S$8.5 million) in back taxes. This is not the first time Hun Sen has harassed the media. In an article covering the newspaper's closure, rival The Phnom Penh Post wrote: " The Daily's impact was certainly not lost on the Post , where every morning reporters and editors make a beeline to grab the morning copy of their ...

by | September 05, 2017 | 17:30

Sayed said China, North Korea's closest ally, seems to be losing influence with Kim Jong Un, but that Beijing will try to avoid a war. South Korea strengthened the deployment of a controversial US-made missile defense system and launched a huge show of military might on Monday in response to North Korea's test of what it claimed to be a hydrogen bomb.

by | September 04, 2017 | 17:59

Under the Dhan Dhana Dhan offer, the company provides 84GB 4G data with unlimited local and STD voice calls, SMSs and access to Jio's suite of apps for Rs. Airtel is wooing customers considering its profit and margins have taken a beating in recent quarters. In addition customers will get 1GB 4G/3G data for 28 days.

by | September 04, 2017 | 17:35

Though it was originally celebrated by street parades and festivals for workers and their families, now officials address are more likely to address the nation through newspapers, televisions and the web, and families spend their weekend at cookouts, shopping or packing up their white clothes for the remainder of the year.

by | September 04, 2017 | 17:30

Many workers ended up losing a day's pay in order to participate in the parade. "We want more school houses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more constant work and less crime; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures".

by | September 04, 2017 | 17:29

While most people today think of Labor Day as the last weekend of summer, it was actually founded to recognize the men and women and "industrial spirit" of the American workforce. Thank goodness some office workers and bankers are also off work today or they could just call it "non-essential government workers day off". Labor Day, like similar holidays, can be slower than normal.

by | September 04, 2017 | 17:22

But the need to recognize our labor force has not diminished, even as the average American worker has changed. Labor Day, the first Monday in September for those in the US, is a day dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers, according to the United States Department of Labor .

by | September 04, 2017 | 16:16

Goyal has been given charge of the railway ministry to take forward reforms initiated by Suresh Prabhu towards corporatization of railways, monetization of the transporter's assets and boosting non-fare revenue to deliver tangible outcomes, analysts said.

by | September 04, 2017 | 15:19

The event was shut down after the incident. A competition auto was demonstrating a burnout on the tracks on Sunday afternoon at the Alice Springs Inland Dragway when the flames soared through the fence line and onto spectators . The event organisers said they cancelled the event in light of safety concerns. Police are now investigating the incident. The event company continued by saying it was a "distressing situation", going on to encourage affected spectators to seek support and ...

by | September 04, 2017 | 15:09

All members unanimously agreed on the threat North Korea poses and remain unanimous in their commitment to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. Trump also suggested putting more pressure on China in hopes of persuading Beijing to exert more effective leverage on its neighbour. China is a large trading partner of North Korea, but it is also the largest US trading partner in terms of goods imported and exported.

by | September 04, 2017 | 14:42

City of Miami garbage, bulky trash and recycling collection: Normal schedule. City Hall will re-open at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5 and the regularly scheduled City Council meeting will begin at 8 a.m. The West Texas Region Disposal Facility and the Caliche Canyon Landfill will be closed on Monday, September 4. Post offices will be closed, and there will be no mail delivery.

by | September 04, 2017 | 14:37

Sitharaman became the Defence Minister to join Swaraj, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on the CCS, apart from the PM. Virendra Kumar is a six-time Lok Sabha member from Madhya Pradesh. A number of junior ministers also received promotions, indicating the emergence of a new crop of leaders in the ruling BJP, all set to dominate the general elections slated for 2019.

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:24

The Trump administration warned Sunday of a "massive military response" against North Korea and President Trump threatened to halt trade with China after Pyongyang conducted an alarmingly powerful nuclear test. Security Council announced that it will have a meeting about the nuclear test tomorrow morning. South Korea's "talk of appeasement" with North Korea will not work, Trump said , adding that Pyongyang will "only understand one thing".

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:25

South Korea's weather agency said the artificial natural disaster caused by the explosion was five times to six times stronger than tremors generated by the North's previous five tests. The UN Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting - its second urgent session in less than a week. The latest test appeared to mark a significant step forward in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's quest for a nuclear missile capable of striking anywhere in the United States.

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:17

Maelys De Araujo was last seen on 27 August in a play room in the village hall in Pont-de-Beauvoisin, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Lyon in southeastern France. Maëlys had gone to the wedding with her parents and elder sister as well as other members of her family. "After an hour, as we'd found nothing, the police were alerted".

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:15

In his reaction to the ruling, Mr. Kenyatta said he respects the ruling as much as he disagrees with it. He urged calm in a country that has a history of postelection violence. The court found no misconduct on Kenyatta's part, but said Kenya's election commission had "failed, neglected, or refused to conduct the presidential election in a manner consistent with the dictates of the constitution".

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:15

In his reaction to the ruling, Mr. Kenyatta said he respects the ruling as much as he disagrees with it. He urged calm in a country that has a history of postelection violence. The court found no misconduct on Kenyatta's part, but said Kenya's election commission had "failed, neglected, or refused to conduct the presidential election in a manner consistent with the dictates of the constitution".

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:15

Kenya's president says he "personally disagrees" with the Supreme Court ruling that nullifies his election win last month, but he says he respects it. But he also expressed concern over the integrity of election officials, calling for some to be prosecuted, and said it was "unimaginable" a new poll could be conducted in just two months.

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:13

Opposition leader Raila Odinga had petitioned the court challenging Kenyatta's win, claiming manipulation. With Kenyatta receiving more than 50 percent of the votes, the contest was not forced into a second round of voting. The disputed 2007 election led to politically-motivated ethnic violence in which over 1,100 people were killed. The chairman of the election board said there would be personnel changes, but it was not clear if that would be enough for the opposition.

by | September 04, 2017 | 12:07

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