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Gerry Adams denies sanctioning murder of British spy Denis Donaldson Gerry Adams denies sanctioning murder of British spy Denis Donaldson
- September 22, 2016

Denis Donaldson was found shot dead inside his cottage near Glenties in Co. "And I totally repudiate it and categorically and specifically deny it". Gerry Adams denies he was consulted on what he calls an alleged IRA army council decision or that he had any final say in the matter being sanctioned. (more...)
Republican former president George Bush Snr 'voting for Hillary'
- September 22, 2016

Spokesperson of Bush, Jim Mc Grath, however explained that the former President will not inform who he will choose prior to the casting of votes. The 92-year-old former president "had meant to stay silent" on the White House race, but his preference for Clinton, the wife of his successor, was revealed by Kathleen Hartington Kennedy Townsend - former Maryland lieutenant governor and daughter of Robert F Kennedy, according to Politico . (more...)
Crash kills firefighter assigned to California blaze
- September 22, 2016

Officials said the fire did not pose an immediate threat to the space launch complex. The truck crashed before dawn at a roundabout on a two-lane highway just outside Vandenberg, said Ventura County Fire Department spokesman Steve Swindle. (more...)
GALLERY: Police shoot at protesting students, two more arrested
- September 22, 2016

An injured student is attended to by her schoolmates after clashes with security at University of the Witwatersrand on Tuesday. On Monday, the government announced that universities would set their own fee increases but that next year's hikes would be capped at eight percent. (more...)
Lawyer: Bombing suspect needs access to attorney
- September 22, 2016

Rahami is expected to face more charges. Rahami ran into problems with his wife's immigration paperwork in 2014 and contacted a USA congressman for help. They decide to lie and say he was waving the gun in the air, making up imaginary reports of multiple motorists who observed this behavior but mysteriously refused to give an official statement. (more...)
Public school cafeteria worker quits in 'lunch shaming' Public school cafeteria worker quits in 'lunch shaming'
- September 22, 2016

But the boy had a negative balance on his account, and a new policy in the Canon-McMillan, Pa. school district this year prevents cafeteria workers from serving a hot meal to students who owe more than $25. "You never know what's going on". The Washington Post says since Koltiska resigned, inmates at a nearby prison have volunteered to donate their food so the kids from poorer families can eat hot meals. (more...)
USA crude up on demand hopes; Brent down on OPEC deal scepticism USA crude up on demand hopes; Brent down on OPEC deal scepticism
- September 22, 2016

Oil firms have slashed their investment budgets as they seek to adapt to the price of crude falling from over $100 per barrel in 2014 to under $30 at the beginning of this year, before recovering to around $45. In the past, analysts have persistently discounted the possibility that OPEC members such as Saudi Arabia, Iran , Nigeria and Libya will agree to production curbs as they protected market share, but some analysts have become more hopeful an agreement can be reached. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation releases image of two men wanted in connection with NYC bombing
- September 22, 2016

Rahami made an apparent reference to a race, writing, according to the complaint, "In the streets they plan to run a mile". "Inshallah (God willing) the sounds of the bombs will be heard in the streets, " the rambling, handwritten journal stated. (more...)
Clinton, Trump vie for world leaders' attention in NY
- September 22, 2016

The president of Ukraine met with former US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, on Monday. Clinton, who would be the first female USA president, thanked Abe and praised him for promoting the "inclusion of women in the economic, social and political life of your country". (more...)
CBS Orders Judd Hirsch and Jermaine Fowler Comedy Superior Donuts CBS Orders Judd Hirsch and Jermaine Fowler Comedy Superior Donuts
- September 22, 2016

CBS has given a midseason order for 13 episodes of Superior Donuts to air later this TV season. Based on the play by Tracy Letts, the comedy also stars David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov, Darien Sills-Evans, Rell Battle and Katey Sagal. (more...)
Cauvery dispute: K'taka Cabinet decides not to release water to TN Cauvery dispute: K'taka Cabinet decides not to release water to TN
- September 22, 2016

Siddaramaiah said the cabinet made a decision to convene the special session of the state legislature on September 23 in the backdrop of the apex court order yesterday, ordering Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of water till September 27 from today. (more...)
Allegiant Air leaving Akron-Canton Airport for Cleveland Hopkins Allegiant Air leaving Akron-Canton Airport for Cleveland Hopkins
- September 22, 2016

Allegiant , which is known for bargain fares and a pile of fees, is offering introductory round-trip fares starting at $128. Allegiant, which now operates 10 routes at the New Orleans airport, will run the new flights twice-weekly. "The demand to visit New Orleans is high, and we are excited to provide northeast OH travelers a low-priced, nonstop flight to the Big Easy to experience everything the destination has to offer". (more...)
Nawaz Sharif talks Kashmir at UN General Assembly
- September 22, 2016

He demanded an "independent inquiry into the extra- judicial killings" and a United Nations fact-finding mission to Kashmir "so that those guilty of these atrocities are punished". Sharif had a plan to forcefully highlight the Kashmir violence on Wednesday night at UNGA address, but the scenario changed after Uri terrorist attack which spotlighted the issue of cross-border militancy. (more...)
Canada schools evacuated over 'threat' Canada schools evacuated over 'threat'
- September 22, 2016

According to the Toronto Star , RCMP spokesman Sgt. Kevin Bailey said that as of around 11 a.m. ET, "There's been no threat found". Parents and guardians were asked to wait for further instructions before picking up their children. Schools were not evacuated or placed in lockdown. "The situation is under control", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at a news conference in Ottawa. (more...)
Watch the moment George Clooney found out about Brangelina: 'What happened?' Watch the moment George Clooney found out about Brangelina: 'What happened?'
- September 22, 2016

It's an unfortunate story about a family. The stunned actor then appeared to struggle to find the right words as he continued, 'I feel very sorry then. Rumor has it Brad cheated on Angelina with co-star Marion Cotillard, and there have been rumblings that their clashing lifestyles also led to the split. (more...)
Full interview: Lonnie Bunch, director of Smithsonian African American History Museum Full interview: Lonnie Bunch, director of Smithsonian African American History Museum
- September 22, 2016

Inclusive by design, the event represents Smithsonian's commitment to make learning and the spread of knowledge accessible to everyone. Saturday. The museum is open from 10 a.m. A printed ticket, valid to entry to just one of the three museums of which must be identified when requesting the ticket, must be presented at the time of admission. (more...)
Obama suffers the slings and arrows of a restive world Obama suffers the slings and arrows of a restive world
- September 22, 2016

Britain's vote in favor of leaving the European Union was highlighted as adding uncertainty to the global economy, with the G-20 expressing hopes that the United Kingdom would be a close partner of the EU. president said, adding that in China he and Putin " had some productive conversations ", as both countries need to "focus attention on common enemies, like ISIL [Islamic State] and Al-Nusra". (more...)
Study says cancer-causing toxin found in Northeast Ohio water Study says cancer-causing toxin found in Northeast Ohio water
- September 22, 2016

California has a 10 ppb limit for chromium-6, however state scientists have said the health goal - which is not enforceable - should be 0.02 ppb. "The unique thing is Phoenix is ground water is only 2 percent of our water that we use, 98 percent of that is surface water and so the water that is in our distribution system, the water that's going to our customers actually has very low levels of chromium in it". (more...)
At least 27 injured in vehicle bomb explosion in Van, E. Turkey
- September 22, 2016

All 28 mayors were replaced on Sunday with state-appointed trustees . Erdogan accused the ousted mayors of "sending state funds to the mountain", referring to the areas where the PKK is holed up. Meanwhile, security forces used water cannon to disperse a protest in Diyarbakir , an AFP correspondent said. In a televised message , Erdogan said it's necessary to "render it [terrorists] unable to carry out activities in Turkey". (more...)
Iran parades new weapons at time of Gulf tension with US
- September 22, 2016

Around 500 vessels, submarines and helicopters were put on show, as Iran commemorated the 36th anniversary of the start of its eight-year war with neighboring Iraq. "We tell the Americans that it's better that the capital and wealth of the American people should not be wasted on their inappropriate and detrimental presence in the Persian Gulf", said Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. (more...)