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Esteri Arrests in Egypt over appearance of rainbow flags during concert
Author: 0 Arrests in Egypt over appearance of rainbow flags during concert

The lead singer of the Lebanese indie band Hamed Sinno stressed on how proud he was and how much courage it must have taken for the fans to raise the flag in Cairo. "It is depraved art". Mashrou' Leila on its Facebook page called the Cairo show one of the best they had ever played, saying it was an "honor to play to such a wonderful crowd".

Esteri Kansas City Chiefs sign Harrison Butker
Author: 0 Kansas City Chiefs sign Harrison Butker

The Los Angeles Chargers were penalized for roughing the kicker against Chiefs and Santos on his 51-yard field goal that went wide left in Sunday's game. Scouts saw Butker's big leg, however. The Chiefs are one of only two undefeated teams remaining in the NFL. The Panthers held on to Butker entering the regular season, hoping to find a buyer for the rookie or Gano.

Esteri Trump plans to slash US refugee admissions
Author: 0 Trump plans to slash US refugee admissions

But that type of assistance "ignores all the people who have fled to places that are still not safe", said another former Obama administration official, Anne Richard. A new federal government fiscal year begins October 1. The decision to arbitrarily slash refugees admitted would represent a sad day for America, and a bad day for the world's refugees.

Esteri Japan's Fukushima cleanup plan delays removal of fuel rods
Author: 0 Japan's Fukushima cleanup plan delays removal of fuel rods

It's the fourth re-think made by the utility since the plant suffered a meltdown following the 2011 natural disaster and tsunami - and yet another delay to a plan that's expected to take anywhere from 30 to 40 years. Naohiro Masuda, head of TEPCO's decommissioning efforts, said the three to four decade plan "may not sound convincing because of all the unknowns and [because] we haven't found most of the melted fuel" within the reactor cores.

Esteri U.S. lawyer honored for fight against DuPont
Author: 0 U.S. lawyer honored for fight against DuPont

The "Alternative Nobel" was given to four people September 26 for their "courageous work" in human rights, public health and good governance. American environmental lawyer Robert Bilott was given an honorary award. "I hope that this honor helps spread awareness and recognition of the urgent need to take further steps to protect our drinking water, and the ability and power of local residents and communities to ensure that such steps are taken", Bilott was quoting as saying by the Right ...

Esteri Brexit progress 'not sufficient', EU's Tusk says
Author: 0 Brexit progress 'not sufficient', EU's Tusk says

But EU officials say those talks can't happen until there has been "sufficient progress" on the terms of the divorce. After meeting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, Tusk said he believed Britain had finally abandoned an unrealistic "having a cake and eating it" approach to leaving the EU.

Esteri U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast in show of force
Author: 0 U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast in show of force

The operation is coming after North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Hong said that US President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks against the Asian country and its leader will make the US mainland an "inevitable" target for rocket strikes by Pyongyang.

Esteri Baby left on side of Oklahoma freeway in auto seat with cash
Author: 0 Baby left on side of Oklahoma freeway in auto seat with cash

When Prater picked the carrier up and put it in his van, the baby opened his eyes. There was no food or water with the baby. Officers arrived and said though it was about 90 degrees outside, the baby did not show any signs of distress. Investigators say that the baby could not have been abandoned for more than 30 minutes. Police were able to locate the mother through relatives in Texas.

Esteri Georgia set to execute man Tuesday who killed sister-in-law
Author: 0 Georgia set to execute man Tuesday who killed sister-in-law

At the parole board on Monday, 20 supporters - including a daughter and a granddaughter - had argued for mercy. His scheduled death comes 27 years after he killed Freeman in Jones County on the morning of September 25, 1990. Barney Gattie, who has since died, said Freeman came from a family of "nice black folks" and Tharpe "wasn't in the "good" black folks category in my book" and so should be executed for what he did, according to an affidavit he signed in May 1998.

Esteri Carnival beats forecasts, guides higher despite impact of hurricanes
Author: 0 Carnival beats forecasts, guides higher despite impact of hurricanes

Northern Trust Corp now owns 32,257,383 shares of the company's stock worth $1,574,805,000 after buying an additional 102,447 shares in the last quarter. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $67.69 and a 200 day moving average of $63.59. The firm has a market cap of $47.63 billion, a PE ratio of 17.3994 and a beta of 0.74.

Author: 0 North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'

Trump's Twitter comments, in which the USA leader said Mr. Ri and leader Kim Jong-un "won't be around much longer" if they acted on their threats, amounted to a declaration of war and that Pyongyang had the right to take countermeasures. They come as the United Nations has also recently passed its toughest sanctions package targeting North Korea. A defense expert, Bruce Bennett of the Rand Corp think tank, said North Korea would have difficulties shooting down a US bomber with missiles or ...

Esteri USA says it hasn't declared war on North Korea
Author: 0 USA says it hasn't declared war on North Korea

Sanders then cited an op-ed by former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey, who wrote that "what is right about America is worth defending, and if it's worth defending then it's worth honoring". "We certainly respect the rights that people have", Sanders said. Trump's remark at a campaign rally on Friday took up most of the oxygen at Monday's White House press briefing .

Esteri Former US Congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case
Author: 0 Former US Congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

Featured Image: Former Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) leaves federal court following his sentencing, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in NY. Grace was particularly incensed because another legal analyst on the program, Dan Abrams, said that the judge's decision was very tough considering the facts and that if he wasn't a celebrity, Weiner would have received a lesser sentence.

Esteri Voter Registration Day Is Here! How to Register to Vote in Arkansas
Author: 0 Voter Registration Day Is Here! How to Register to Vote in Arkansas

The League of Women Voters of Lane County is one of many partners across the country observing this day. "We can not be a democracy unless people are involved and unless they vote". The League of Women Voters of Southwest Indiana will be at two locations in Evansville on Tuesday. As of September 2017, 35 states and the District of Columbia offer online voter registration.

Author: 0 Trudeau urges Canadian companies to explore China's $5-trillion market

Trudeau is speaking at a Toronto conference today hosted by Chinese e-Commerce giant Alibaba, with politicians from all three levels of government in attendance. He said that Chinese consumers have a growing appetite for Canadian products - helped by the country's diverse population. Ma and Trudeau appeared to have a rapport as they bantered on stage and toured the conference together, stopping at booths of Canadian companies which sell goods from shoes to cranberry juice, in China.

Author: 0 Moon to Meet Opposition Bloc Leaders Wednesday

Invitations to the meeting are extended to the chairpersons and floor leaders of the five major parties, including the ruling Democratic Party and the main opposition Liberty Korea Party. He said the chiefs of the ruling Democratic Party, People's Party, Bareun Party and Justice Party have agreed to attend the meeting while again urging Hong to attend.

Esteri Gulf Cup draw held in Qatar
Author: 0 Gulf Cup draw held in Qatar

Whether the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will participate in the tournament be played in Qatar from December 22 to January 8, remains to be seen, bit looks increasingly unlikely. Kuwait will not be taking part due to a Fifa ban on playing global football because of political interference dating back to 2015. It is usually an eight-team affair with two groups of four, whereby the top two in each group go through to the semi-final and final.

Esteri The DHS plans to monitor immigrants' social media accounts
Author: 0 The DHS plans to monitor immigrants' social media accounts

Border patrol agents said in July that they wouldn't search through a person's cloud data. In May, the Trump administration approved a new questionnaire for visa applicants that requests social media handles for the past five years, as well as biographical information going back 15 years.

Esteri Otto Warmbier's parents call out North Korea: 'They're terrorists'
Author: 0 Otto Warmbier's parents call out North Korea: 'They're terrorists'

He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for trying take a propaganda poster from a North Korean hotel. No US official had previously publicly accused North Korea of torture in the case. "And to see how he came home was too much for us", Cindy Warmbier said, her voice breaking. They said it was because he contracted the extremely rare condition known as botulism .

Esteri Stricker: No US player will protest during anthem
Author: 0 Stricker: No US player will protest during anthem

He says they all agreed to handle it the way they always have by standing at attention with their hands over their hearts. In a gesture initiated last season by then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, several National Football League players have routinely "taken one knee" during the playing of the anthem.

Esteri WhatsApp gets blocked by China's government
Author: 0 WhatsApp gets blocked by China's government

WhatsApp, the only Facebook service that was still allowed in the country, appeared to have been blocked even for text messages probably due to its offering end-to-end encryption making it hard for intelligence agencies to snoop in and spy on their targets.

Esteri North Korean minister says Trump has declared 'war' on our country
Author: 0 North Korean minister says Trump has declared 'war' on our country

General Assembly last week were "a declaration of war " against the country. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders denied on Monday that the United States had declared war, calling the suggestion "absurd". "A war on the Korean peninsula will have no winners and would be even worse for the region and regional countries", Lu told a regular news briefing.

Esteri Venezuela Accuses US of Declaring a War, Pledges Proportinate Response
Author: 0 Venezuela Accuses US of Declaring a War, Pledges Proportinate Response

Trump had threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to defend the USA or its allies. The ruling was later reversed. Several opposition mayors and leaders have been jailed. Arreaza said at a news conference that it's "an unfounded strategy to soften the public opinion and to try to make a case against Venezuela". The new restrictions replace an expiring 90-day measure that had locked Trump in political and legal battles since he took office in January over what critics alleged was ...

Esteri US slaps sanctions on eight North Korean banks, 26 executives
Author: 0 US slaps sanctions on eight North Korean banks, 26 executives

The latest measure of economic warfare comes just days after President Trump signed an executive order giving Mnuchin greater power to slap a range of sanctions aimed at curbing North Korea's nuclear efforts. The administration also took the additional step of designating 26 people linked to North Korea's financial network. Trump warned North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a speech to the UN General Assembly last week that the United States would "totally destroy" the country of 26 million ...