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Jeremy Corbyn avoids awkward Brexit debate


The award, named for a prospective Labour MEP who was killed in Afghanistan in 2014, recognises effective campaigns. "We must have a debate in this party and the leadership must listen to the views of those ordinary union members who voted to leave". Read More »

Saquon Barkley turned in an eye-catching performance in win over Iowa


Starting this week against IN, IN a game PSU is favored by 18. The Nittany Lions outplayed Iowa in the first half, racking up 4.7 yards per play to the Hawkeyes' 2.2 and holding the ball nine minutes more than they did. After the game, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz's reaction was disappointment with a soul-wrenching loss mixed with pride over the fight. No. 6 Washington opened the season with an uninspiring victory against Rutgers. Read More »

Objection to protests "has nothing to do with race"


As he took the stage for the Global Citizen Festival , aimed at eliminating poverty, the blind singer knelt, joining the protest against racial injustice started by National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick . "When you get on your knee and you don't respect the American flag or the anthem that is not being treated with respect". "My personal stance is I stand for the national anthem, I think people should stand but we also live in a country where I fully respect an ... Read More »

Cowboys vs. Cardinals: MNF Picks


After an impressive home victory over a divisional opponent, the Cowboys appeared to be picking up where they left off in 2016. Show that they will get angry after a loss and that they'll come out and destroy whoever is on the same field as them next week. Read More »

Germany's Greens 'Bribes' Voters With Colored Pasta at Pre-Election Party


If they did return to government, the party, led by the former European Parliament president, Martin Schulz, has already indicated that it was open to Macron's proposals for a eurozone finance minister and budget. But for the first time since the Second World War, Germany's Parliament, the Bundestag , also looks set to include an extreme right-wing party - the Alternative fuer Deutschland (Alternative for Germany) or AfD. Read More »

Search continues for quake survivors in Mexico


The story of Frida Sofia was "not a reality", Angel Enrique Sarmiento, the under-secretary of the navy, reported on Thursday afternoon. Even as authorities attempted to correct false reports, some ambiguity and confusion remained. But trapped survivors have been known to hang on for many days more, including after a massive quake that devastated Mexico City in 1985, killing more than 10,000 people. Read More »

Alabama Senate race tests Trump's ability to deliver his voters


Though Strange is supported by both Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell , Moore's dedication to religion and conservative ideals is winning people over in the state. "Well every once in a while you hear, 'Well, you know, he doesn't really want to build the wall, ' I say, 'Excuse me?' That is the great thing about Twitter", Trump said. Read More »

Kremlin says not involved in Russia-linked Facebook ads


He went on Facebook Live yesterday to say that Facebook, which is turning over the ads to Congress, will conduct a "thorough review" of the scandal. A spokeswoman for Twitter said representatives will meet with the Senate Intelligence Committee next week to share what they have learned about Russian sources' 2016 election posts . Read More »

Dollar Fluctuates as Investors Recalibrate Positions After Fed

The Fed also left rates unchanged but penciled in one more rate hike before the end of the year. The crown was up 0.4 percent at 9.314 per euro and 0.7 percent firmer against the dollar at 7.82 crowns. But it said history suggests that the storms were unlikely to affect the national economy over the long run. The central bank confirmed, as expected, that it would start trimming the $US4.5 trillion balance sheet it built up after the Great Recession. Read More »

American Tourists Help With Mexico Earthquake Relief


The quake toppled at least 50 buildings only in the capital, including an elementary school with about 400 students in the south of Mexico City . "They're using their hands to dig into the rubble", said Victor Martinez, who works in Mexico City for the relief group World Vision . Read More »

Iran's Hassan Rouhani blasts Donald Trump as 'rogue newcomer'

Should Trump either not certify Iranian compliance or withdraw from the deal entirely, the Gulf official said: "I think we can live with that". Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said there was no question of reopening negotiations, a day after Trump called the accord an "embarrassment". Read More »

Britain, France & Australia urge Myanmar to end military violence against Rohingya Muslims


State secretary Tin Maung Swe said Reuters could not visit the area for security reasons, but said the authorities were assessing needs of those living there. However, she did not address the United Nations accusations of ethnic cleansing by the military, which is in charge of security. "It's necessary to have control of our region with our national races", Min Aung Hlaing said. Read More »

USA warns Kurds no chance of Iraq talks if vote holds


On Monday, Iran's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) intends to hold a referendum on possible secession from Iraq and the establishment of an independent Kurdistan . "I think it would be beneficial for them to see this". In Iraq, Abadi said that relinquishing the idea of the referendum would be without a price, stressing that Iraqis would be the ones to demand guarantees. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel: Sen. Bill Cassidy 'Lied Right to My Face'


Shortly after the president's tweets , Paul responded with his own tweets, renewing his criticism of the bill. The Graham-Cassidy bill, however, does not affect " pre-existing conditions ", as it would bar health care providers from denying coverage because of a pre-existing condition. Read More »

Supreme Court to hear plea challenging decision to deport Rohingyas today


The government views members of the ethnic and religious minority as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and not among the dozens of national ethnicities officially recognized by Myanmar . Myanmar's response was to build closer ties with giant northern neighbour, China. "We may not get that in Myanmar or here", he said. "Long-term, the trajectory is probably tighter relations". Read More »

Louis concert amid protests over police officer's acquittal on murder charge

As the police were arresting protesters, officers started chanting at them. The area is known for restaurants, shops and bars. "We have work to do here in the city. They thought they'd get away with it. Heading into a third night of protests, organizers said they were frustrated that a few people who have caused trouble at night could make it harder to spread their nonviolent message. Read More »

BOMBSHELL: Feds Wiretapped Trump Staffer Before And After The Election


Warrants issued by the court established by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act are based on probable cause that a person is an agent of a foreign power. Back in March Trump made the incendiary claim that President Obama "had my wires tapped in Trump Tower". It is unclear if the surveillance captured conversations between Manafort and Trump. Read More »

Saints open as underdogs to the Carolina Panthers


Olsen is a three-time Pro Bowl selection who became the first tight end in National Football League history with three consecutive 1,000-yard receiving seasons. But their defense has been fantastic, allowing just six points over the season's first eight quarters. In the offseason, the Panthers asked Newton to change the way he played, to run less in an effort reduce the physical punishment on his body. Read More »

Weather watchers keep eye on Hurricane Maria churning toward East Coast


It now has estimated maximum winds of a punishing 160 miles per hour. Norma had winds of about 50 mph (85 kph) and it was centered about 175 miles (280 kilometers) southwest of Cabo San Lucas. The National Hurricane Center downgraded Maria to a category 4 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour. Puerto Rico sheltered numerous evacuees who fled from other Caribbean Islands during Hurricane Irma earlier this month . Read More »

This Is What Hillary Clinton Ate On The Campaign Trail


Clinton's remarks, made during an extensive book tour, were her most pointed criticisms of Facebook to date. Earlier on September 13, Trump , in a similar attack on Clinton in a series of tweets had said that she "spent big money", but "had no game". Read More »

Change My Be Coming for Some National Monuments


It urged rule changes to four others, including allowing commercial logging in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in ME; commercial fishing in Northeast Canyons and Seamounts off New England; and changes to two New Mexico national monuments, Organ Mountains Desert Peaks and Rio Grande Del Norte which could allow more cattle grazing, logging or mining. Read More »

Protesters riot for third night in United States city of St. Louis


Protests in St. Louis turned violent as darkness set in Friday, with at least four cops assaulted and numerous demonstrators maced following the acquittal of a white officer in the shooting death of an African-American drug suspect. As NPR reported Friday, Jason Stockley , who is white, was found not guilty of murder in the 2011 killing of Anthony Lamar Smith . The officer's DNA was on the weapon but Mr Smith's wasn't. Read More »