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Turkish PM says Iraqi Kurdish vote grave mistake

Turkish PM says Iraqi Kurdish vote grave mistake The US and other Western powers have expressed opposition to Kurdistan's independence vote, fearing it will fuel regional unrest and distract attention from ongoing campaigns to rout Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Ankara, which has warned the referendum would come at a "cost", has close economic and political relations with the KRG and Barzani. Under this plan, a well-placed source told AFP ,... [Full Article...]

Facebook pulls feature that helped advertisers target anti-Semitic users

Facebook pulls feature that helped advertisers target anti-Semitic users Many of these groups were too small to be specifically by Facebook ads - the group for "Hitler did nothing wrong" was only 15 people - but ProPublica found they could get around this gate by combining several smaller groups. This is a big deal because it could shape the styles of content created for Facebook Watch , the new original programming hub its launched where publishers earn 55% ... [Full Article...]

Arsenal facing UEFA investigation for crowd chaos prior to Koln clash

Arsenal facing UEFA investigation for crowd chaos prior to Koln clash So much of the Europa League is about confidence for the Gunners and getting started strong at home behind the likes of fan favorites Wilshere, Giroud and Nelson would be a huge boost. "There was all kinds of speculation we had to analyse", said Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger . "They've had great players like [Wolfgang] Overath and [Lukas] Podolski, who also came to us". [Full Article...]

23 students, 2 wardens killed in Tahfiz School fire in Malaysia

23 students, 2 wardens killed in Tahfiz School fire in Malaysia It is learnt that numerous victims suffocated as they were trapped inside the room. The blaze was reported was reported at around 5.40 am local time. He says six students and a resident who went to help were hospitalized, with four of them in critical condition. A fire department official, who declined to be named because he was not authorised to give a statement, said the bodies were piled ... [Full Article...]

Iranians among 52 dead in Iraq attacks claimed by Daesh

Iranians among 52 dead in Iraq attacks claimed by Daesh Wearing security force uniforms and driving stolen army vehicles, the attackers targeted a police checkpoint and two restaurants on a highway near the city of Nassiriya, using auto bombs and suicide vests, the sources said. With loss of its territories in Iraq, ARS should focus on those actions of guerrilla and multiply attacks against population and security forces. Thursday's attacks come as I... [Full Article...]

Arizona Cardinals: Losing David Johnson derails 2017 season

Arizona Cardinals: Losing David Johnson derails 2017 season Johnson suffered a wrist injury Sunday in the season opener against Detroit that needs surgery, as first reported by ESPN. He said Tuesday night that Johnson is scheduled to have surgery this week to fix his wrist, which was injured during Sunday's loss to the Detroit Lions . [Full Article...]

Michael Fallon suggests London could be target for North Korea nuclear attack

Michael Fallon suggests London could be target for North Korea nuclear attack Russia's United Nations ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, told the Security Council on Monday that Moscow supported the resolution because "leaving nuclear tests without a firm reaction would be wrong". As described by media reports , the draft referred to tough steps such as expelling North Koreans working overseas and inspecting cargo ships - a measure that does not rule out resorting to mi... [Full Article...]

Prince William and Duchess Catherine are expecting their third child

Prince William and Duchess Catherine are expecting their third child Kate was forced to pull out of two public engagements on Monday and Tuesday after suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum , as she did in her previous pregnancies . Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge! 'The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news'. Last week it is believed Kate also dropped a hint as she was spotted frequently touching her stoma... [Full Article...]

Kobach's unproven voter fraud claim is challenged by fellow Trump commission members

Kobach's unproven voter fraud claim is challenged by fellow Trump commission members She suffered from dementia so serious that she "did not know what day it was let alone what was going on in the world". Last November, GOP U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte lost to Democrat Maggie Hassan by 1,023 votes out of more than 700,000 cast. [Full Article...]

HURRICANE TRACKER: Category 1 Hurricane Jose Weakens, Forecast To Not Impact US

HURRICANE TRACKER: Category 1 Hurricane Jose Weakens, Forecast To Not Impact US Hurricane Jose's forecast, September 12, 2017. Jose is a Category 4 hurricane with 130 miles per hour winds on Sunday and is expected to gradually weaken over the next few days. By Monday, a ridge of high pressure will ride along the east coast. Computer models, commonly known as the "spaghetti models", have the storm turning to the northeast late this week or in the weekend and then spinning ... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis: If Trump's a 'Good Pro-Lifer' He'll Rethink DACA Decision

Pope Francis: If Trump's a 'Good Pro-Lifer' He'll Rethink DACA Decision The pope further commented on climate change , whose impact is being felt partly in Texas and Florida these days, with hurricanes Harvey and Irma wreaking havoc. But he called attention to the suffering Mexico has endured, and called for prayer for that country. He pushed the issue of climate change during his meeting with the United States leader by handing Trump a copy of his science-lade... [Full Article...]

Air Berlin cancels more than 70 flights due to pilots' "sick-out"

Air Berlin cancels more than 70 flights due to pilots' Lufthansa's low-priced division Eurowings - which is wet-leasing Airbus A320-family jets from Air Berlin - has been affected. Berlin's Tegel airport and Düsseldorf airport, Air Berlin's hubs, were hit hard by the strike action, which also affects 42 planes run by Air Berlin on behalf of Eurowings and Austrian Airlines. [Full Article...]

Trump meets Malaysia leader under investigation by his Justice Department

Trump meets Malaysia leader under investigation by his Justice Department On Tuesday afternoon, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about the report and defended Najib's choice of lodging - a choice that directly lines Trump's pockets since he still owns the hotel. There are about 28,000 Malaysians living in cities throughout the United States. Trump also said Malaysia is a "massive investor in the United States in terms of stocks and bonds". [Full Article...]

Gov. Carney calls for Congressional fix for DACA

Gov. Carney calls for Congressional fix for DACA After a short break, participants will then march to Placita Olvera in downtown Los Angeles, across from Union Station, where the demonstration is expected to end about 7 p.m. President Donald Trump tweeted last week lawmakers have six months to come up with a solution. Faith and Freedom Coalition chairman Ralph Reed posted a Twitter statement that said the executive order which created DA... [Full Article...]

USA steps up Qatar crisis diplomacy, lauds Kuwait's mediation

USA steps up Qatar crisis diplomacy, lauds Kuwait's mediation This is while analysts have touted the Qatar crisis as the fallout of Trump's visit to Riyadh in early June. Mr Trump first appeared to support Saudi Arabia in the crisis, but later came around to supporting Mr Tillerson's diplomatic efforts. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court blocks appeals court ruling that limits Trump's travel ban

Supreme Court blocks appeals court ruling that limits Trump's travel ban Although the 9th Circuit also prohibited the government from banning relatives of someone in the United States, the Justice Department focused exclusively on removing the Appeals Court's protection of refugees who received formal assurance from resettlement entities. [Full Article...]

Roadside bombs kill 18 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

Roadside bombs kill 18 policemen in Egypt's Sinai Investigators had received information about militants travelling from northern Sinai to the capital to prepare for attacks on neighbouring provinces, it added. Egypt has been fighting a jihadist insurgency and series of terror attacks took place mainly targeting security forces since the army overthrew then-President Mohamed Morsi in 2013. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton says she's 'done with being a candidate'

Hillary Clinton says she's 'done with being a candidate' The interview concluded with Clinton saying the US had a reality show that led to the election of a president. One of Pauley's toughest questions for Clinton wasn't about her e-mail server or the pain Wall Street speeches. "Well I know a lot about what it takes to move a president", Clinton said of the second home purchase in Chappaqua."And I thought I was going to win". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma sucks water from beaches in Bahamas

Hurricane Irma sucks water from beaches in Bahamas Wayne Neely , a forecaster with the Bahamas' Department of Meteorology, warned that people should stay clear of the areas where water has receded because the ocean will come back at higher levels and with great ferocity. An eerie video posted on Twitter by resident Kaydi_K shows a completely deserted Long Island beach missing several feet of water. It also may be experiencing the effects... [Full Article...]

Several Trump properties in Irma's path

Several Trump properties in Irma's path Much of Florida is bracing for Hurricane Irma to make landfall over the weekend, and some of President Donald Trump's properties are also in the Category 4 storm's path . The Mar-a-Lago property, insured to the Trump Organization and Donald J. Trump Revocable Trust, has an unsubsidized policy and has the "full-risk" rate for its flood zone, a FEMA spokesperson told HuffPost. [Full Article...]


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