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Report of shots fired at mall happened outside Report of shots fired at mall happened outside
- September 06, 2016

The mall had already been partially evacuated before it was determined that there were no victims, police said. Charlotte Medic said in a news release that no one was injured. "Medic reports they are one their way to Northlake Mall after reports of shots fired". On Christmas Eve, a shopper was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer at the mall after getting into a fight, then pointing a gun at the officer. (more...)
North Korea marks G20 summit by firing three missiles towards Japan
- September 06, 2016

Such tests are fairly common when global attention is turned to north east Asia, and this one came as world leaders gathered in eastern China for the G20 summit of advanced and emerging economies. Among the leaders attending the summit are British Prime Minister Theresa May, US President Barrack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Pyongyang fired the missiles just as President Park Geun-hye and Chinese President Xi Jinping's bilateral talks on the sidelines of the G-20 summit ... (more...)
The Latest on the G-20 summit in China
- September 06, 2016

This is the first opportunity that I've had to meet face to face with President Erdogan since the awful attempted coup that took place in July. As reported by Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's global broadcaster, the September 4 meeting was the first time the two leaders had come face-to-face since the attempted coup staged by a rogue section of Turkey's military on July 15. (more...)
Philippines president calls Obama 'son of a b----', rejects lecturing
- September 06, 2016

Duterte made the remarks Monday before flying to Laos, where he will attend a regional summit. After being dubbed as "son of a b--", U.S. President Barrack Obama cancelled his meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN ) summit in Laos. (more...)
China, Canada firms ink deals worth $A1.2b China, Canada firms ink deals worth $A1.2b
- September 06, 2016

China is Canada's largest canola buyer with 87 per cent of its total canola imports coming from Canadian growers. Before Justin Trudeau's visit to the Communist nation, China had planned to enforce tighter regulations on the amount of foreign materials - such as weeds, other crops and detritus - permitted in canola exports from Canada . (more...)
Utahns react to canonization of Mother Teresa
- September 06, 2016

John O. Barres, Bishop of Allentown Diocese, said. Cardinal Angelo Amato read a brief biography of Mother Teresa's work, then asked the Pope to canonise her in the name of the Church. Peter's Basilica to celebrate Pope Francis declaring the late Albania-born Roman Catholic nun and missionary a saint. Solangel Rojas had come from Cali in Colombia. (more...)
Donald Trump says only 'natural disaster' would keep him out of debates
- September 06, 2016

From there, Clinton boarded her new campaign plane and took off for Illinois Monday afternoon. For example, for cynical voters the Clinton campaign should "make Trump's racism real & develop mobilization around community agenda". This pivotal month of campaigning culminates in the first presidential debate on September 26 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York . Trump added that he likes the moderators chosen for the debates. (more...)
Rory Mcilroy Wins US PGA Deutsche Bank Championship
- September 06, 2016

His shoulders didn't sag. McIlroy fired a 6-under 65 Monday in windy final-round conditions at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., to storm from six behind to a much-needed victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship. "I battled well, did a lot of things brilliantly all week, but obviously frustrated". Casey, who was seeking his first PGA Tour win since 2009, began poorly with bogies at the 2 and 5th holes. (more...)
Gunfire heard early Tuesday in Kabul after midnight attack
- September 06, 2016

Foreign donors are expected to pledge continuing support. It was the deadliest attack in Kabul since at least 80 people were killed by a suicide bomber who targeted a demonstration on July 23. Public Health Ministry spokesman Ismail Kawasi says another 91 people were wounded in Monday's attack, which was claimed by the Taliban. Less than two weeks ago, 13 people were killed at the American University of Afghanistan. (more...)
Donald Trump visited a black church in an attempt to get votes
- September 06, 2016

Carson, who was formerly Trump's primary rival, wanted to show Trump the areas that have improved since his childhood days. But his hard-line stances on immigration and other social policies have not clicked with a large swath of minority voters who historically cast ballots for Democratic candidates. (more...)
Gabon President Ali Bongo vows to 'calmly' await election results Gabon President Ali Bongo vows to 'calmly' await election results
- September 06, 2016

Gabon's interior minister on Sunday rejected the predictions by rival camps as invalid, saying official results would be released around 5.00 pm (1600 GMT) on Tuesday. Both of the two frontrunners had already predicted their own victory and accused the other of cheating. "That's totally insane", countered Bongo's spokesman. (more...)
Obama, Putin Meet on Sidelines of G-20 Summit in China's Hangzhou Obama, Putin Meet on Sidelines of G-20 Summit in China's Hangzhou
- September 06, 2016

Obama has expressed skepticism that Russian Federation would hold to its agreement. That has led opposition forces, including those with ties to terrorism, to ramp up recruitment of new fighters, the president said. Putin said the two men had understood each other and an agreement on ways to significantly reduce the violence in Syria could be reached in days. "However, we must ensure that it is an effective agreement", the official said. (more...)
San Jose State falls to Tulsa in opener San Jose State falls to Tulsa in opener
- September 06, 2016

Tulsa allowed just 53 on the ground - the fewest rushing yards the Hurricane has allowed in a game since 2012. '"We worked really hard on shoring that area up with some new schemes and personnel", said head coach Ron Caragher. The game was tied at seven apiece in the 4:49 left in the first quarter but then Tulsa rattled off 17 points before the first period expired and then continued to put up another 14 in the second quarter. (more...)
Putin and Obama discuss Syria and Ukraine at G20 summit in China Putin and Obama discuss Syria and Ukraine at G20 summit in China
- September 06, 2016

Ranping Song, China expert at the World Resources Institute, told The Guardian that the United States and China ratifications will lead to a September surge with major emitters such as Brazil following the world's two biggest polluters and formally joining the Paris climate deal. (more...)
Beach closures extended because of storm Hermine Beach closures extended because of storm Hermine
- September 06, 2016

Post Tropical Cyclone Hermine moved up the East Coast Sunday, stalling out at sea further east than expected, but was still predicted to affect Labor Day plans with unsafe surf and possible tropical storm conditions for some areas of the northeast. (more...)
LSU falls to Badgers in season opener at Lambeau Field, 14-16
- September 06, 2016

There's a chance he thought the play was still live, but based on how Dixon was celebrating the interception, that seems extremely unlikely. LSU's Josh Boutte was ejected from the game with less than a minute. "He's a totally different quarterback than he's been". Rosen threw three interceptions while working under heavy pressure from a defense led by Myles Garrett. (more...)
Sam Dastyari Mea Culpa: 'I Have Never Done Anything For A Donation' Sam Dastyari Mea Culpa: 'I Have Never Done Anything For A Donation'
- September 06, 2016

The Coalition has said Senator Dastyari allowed the payments to influence his comments on China and has demanded he step down. He singularly failed to answer the one key question - why he had asked donor Top Education to pay a $1670 travel debt. (more...)
Time is right for new conversation on independence, Nicola Sturgeon says
- September 06, 2016

Sturgeon, who heads the pro-independence Scottish National Party, has said Brexit will force Scotland to leave not only the European Union but also the single market, and that she is not prepared to wait and see what will happen without putting up a fight. (more...)
Merkel says urgent for investment to flow into Africa Merkel says urgent for investment to flow into Africa
- September 06, 2016

In Germany, her party - Christian Democratic Union - came in third in her home state in the northeastern part of the country. The region of 1.6 million people is home to Ms Merkel's electoral district. Germany accepted over 1 million refugees in 2015. "The chancellor's job for autumn will be to reconcile the CDU party base with her own leadership", he said. (more...)
Australia warns against travel to Philippines following terror attack Australia warns against travel to Philippines following terror attack
- September 06, 2016

Ban extends his condolences to the families of victims and wishes a speedy recovery for those who were wounded in the explosion. "The Secretary General stresses the need to ensure accountability and to bring to justice the perpetrators of these terrorist attacks", the UN Security Council said in a statement . (more...)