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Global Media Alabama accepts resignation of men's basketball administrator amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
Author: 0 Alabama accepts resignation of men's basketball administrator amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

News of shakeups and investigations continued Wednesday night, and two more programs are affected. He also said Alabama is not aware of any involvement by coaches or staff. Baker resigned after two years with the Crimson Tide. Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne released the following statement. Baker previously worked with the NCAA offices as an assistant director of enforcement for basketball development, where he "developed significant experience in the scholastic and non-scholastic ...

Global Media National Football League not eager to feud with Trump
Author: 0 National Football League not eager to feud with Trump

I do too much for my country, I do too much for my city, I've invested my life into making people around me better, and the people less fortunate than me". However, the NFL spokesperson also told Time Magazine that the league is not now considering punishing players for kneeling or staying in the locker room during the National Anthem.

Global Media Indian Air Force chopper crash lands in Hyderabad, pilot escapes unhurt
Author: 0 Indian Air Force chopper crash lands in Hyderabad, pilot escapes unhurt

A Kiran trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Hyderabad on Thursday. The aircraft started from Hakeempet airbase around 11.30 and crashed within ten minutes after reportedly developing a technical snag. Reports said the aircraft took off from Hakimpet training academy in Hyderabad and was going to Keesra on a training sortie. The pilots immediately steered the plane away from populated areas to ensure that there are no casualties and then ejected, the source said.

Global Media DPI reports steady results in statewide testing
Author: 0 DPI reports steady results in statewide testing

Less than half of California students met the standards in either subject. "We need to work diligently to narrow achievement gaps and make sure all students continue to make progress", he said. Claremont Unified: English 64.88%, Math 49.03%. "We're still providing additional support to our teachers and our schools in understanding the instructional shift" that the new tests measure, he said.

Global Media Will deal with Democrats on health care, Trump says
Author: 0 Will deal with Democrats on health care, Trump says

The Republican leadership in the Senate has found itself forced to rule out a vote this week on the latest GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the signature legislation of former President Barack Obama, due to a lack of support on their side of the aisle.

Global Media Rockland officials step up to help victims in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Rockland officials step up to help victims in Puerto Rico

The Jones Act is a shipping law which, briefly, mandates that any shipping of people or cargo between two USA ports must be done with an American ship to avoid tax and tariff penalties. Maria's landfall came just weeks after the island took a hit from Hurricane Irma . "And they all support at least a temporary waiver of the Jones Act so that not only from US maritime ships but from anybody that can bring help", he said.

Global Media China Denies Resumption of Coal Imports from N. Korea
Author: 0 China Denies Resumption of Coal Imports from N. Korea

Tensions on the Korean peninsula have escalated in recent weeks as North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump exchanged bellicose threats and insults over the North's nuclear and missile development programme. "The President of the United States says military and diplomatic options, but South Korea can not again go through a war", - said in the ruling Democratic party of South Korea.

Author: 0 Malaysia's Asian Cup Qualifier In Jeopardy After N.Korea Travel Ban

The travel ban will be reviewed once the situation has returned to normal". The travel ban could affect an Asian Cup qualifier football match between Malaysia and North Korea scheduled for October 5 in Pyongyang. A new date for the Group B qualifying fixture, which has now been postponed three times due to tensions in Northeast Asia, will be decided later. The latest postponement comes after Malaysia's football chief Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim met a North Korean envoy in Malaysia last ...

Global Media Kurdish referendum: Baghdad orders Kurdish authorities to 'cancel' vote or face consequences
Author: 0 Kurdish referendum: Baghdad orders Kurdish authorities to 'cancel' vote or face consequences

It has raised fears of unrest and the possibility of a military confrontation involving the Kurds , who are key allies in internationally backed offensives against Islamic State jihadists. "They can not walk away like this", he said. Iraqi Kurdistan's relative security and stability - ensured as they are by the region's own military forces and government institutions - stood in stark contrast to the rest of Iraq after the USA invasion in 2003.

Global Media Almost half of abortions worldwide are unsafe, study says
Author: 0 Almost half of abortions worldwide are unsafe, study says

At the bottom of the scale, we find abortions "less safe" (up 14.4 % or $ 8 million), as made by people who are not trained and use methods that are risky and/or invasive procedures (ingestion of caustic substances, insertion of foreign bodies, use of concoctions-traditional).

Global Media PM Prayut says fugitive Yingluck is in Dubai
Author: 0 PM Prayut says fugitive Yingluck is in Dubai

He said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had unofficially confirmed that Yingluck is now hiding out in the United Arab Emirates' city of Dubai following her escape from Thailand last month. He fled Thailand in 2008 to avoid jail on a graft conviction he says was politically motivated. Ousted in 2014, weeks before a military coup, and later impeached, Yingluck denied all charges and fled Thailand before the scheduled verdict on August 25, the BBC reported.

Global Media Macron seeks a more integrated Europe, Brexit or no
Author: 0 Macron seeks a more integrated Europe, Brexit or no

Would you trust a world leader to babysit your children? Macron reiterated his proposals for an European Union asylum office, general attorney, defense budget, intelligence Academy, a transaction tax, a common corporate tax rate, a common carbon emissions tax, a common budget, a simplified Common Agricultural policy, and a finance minister for the eurozone .

Global Media USA prepared for North Korea military option
Author: 0 USA prepared for North Korea military option

Experts said such a move, while perhaps not imminent, would be proof of North Korea's ability to successfully deliver a nuclear warhead on a missile. Washington's position is an indication that the White House is out of ideas on how to deal with North Korea. " Pyongyang has chosen to: 1) add millions of USA hostages to its strategy by pressing forward with development of a thermonuclear-tipped ICBM; and 2) craft and test a nuclear war fighting strategy that targets nuclear weapons on key ...

Global Media Why Roy Moore might make life hard for Senate Republicans
Author: 0 Why Roy Moore might make life hard for Senate Republicans

Luther Strange in a primary runoff. Judge Roy Moore showed off his revolver during a campaign rally on election day in Alabama. Bannon, who campaigned with Moore on Monday, joined in the Washington bashing, accusing party elites of thinking Alabama voters are nothing but "a pack of morons".

Global Media Accountability court indicts Pakistan finance minister
Author: 0 Accountability court indicts Pakistan finance minister

The Finance Minister denied all charges and said "I committed no crime". The hearing was adjourned till Oct.4. The reference was related to possession of assets beyond known sources of income. The party had recommended during a Senate committee's session that Dar should resign but the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) did not agree, he lamented.

Global Media Tesla: 32 Million Cars on the Road by 2040? - Barron's
Author: 0 Tesla: 32 Million Cars on the Road by 2040? - Barron's

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. owned 0.21% of Tesla worth $125,405,000 as of its most recent SEC filing . Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC increased its stake in Tesla by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Muhlenkamp & Co Inc who had been investing in Tesla Motors Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $57.62 billion market cap company.

Author: 0 Oil Price Hit New High In 2017

The higher price of oil is also expected to translate into higher prices at petrol pumps, which could push inflation above 3%. World oil prices jumped on Monday (9/25/2017) after major oil producers said at a meeting in Vienna, Austria, that the global market is on its way to rebalance.

Global Media Flyers With Confederate Flag, Cotton Stalk Posted at American University
Author: 0 Flyers With Confederate Flag, Cotton Stalk Posted at American University

The photo shows a white man, approximately 40-years-old and who is 5-foot-10-inches tall. We must stand together strongly against this act, which was meant to frighten and divide our community. This isn't the university's first racially charged incident. Dumpson and other student government leaders released a statement Tuesday calling the Confederate posters "horrifying".

Global Media 'North Korea boosts defenses' amid tensions with US
Author: 0 'North Korea boosts defenses' amid tensions with US

The US aircraft, which according to the Pentagon, have reached the closest point to North Korean territory for the first time in recent years, were sent off to North Korea around midnight on Saturday. However, McMaster also acknowledged the risks of escalation with any USA military option. By highlighting the possibility of a potential military clash on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea may be trying to create a distraction as it works behind the scenes to advance its nuclear weapons ...

Global Media OJ Simpson could be due for release as early as next week
Author: 0 OJ Simpson could be due for release as early as next week

According to state Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Keast, Simpson is now in Lovelock Correctional Center, which is situated in northern Nevada . The Heisman Trophy victor was infamously acquitted in 1995 of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ronald Goldman, in front of her Bundy Drive condo in Los Angeles.

Global Media Commerce Secretary Ross tells China to guarantee fairness for USA firms
Author: 0 Commerce Secretary Ross tells China to guarantee fairness for USA firms

The Commerce Department said in a statement on Tuesday that Ross had pressed China on the "need to rebalance bilateral trade and investment relations" and urged it to take "meaningful action" on trade issues. China committed to further market opening and welcomed participation by US firms, with both sides supporting talks to resolve trade frictions, it said.

Global Media Rep. Thompson on meeting Trump on tax reform
Author: 0 Rep. Thompson on meeting Trump on tax reform

The White House officials also said the plan would increase the projected debt by as much as House and Senate members choose to allow in their budget resolution for the tax bill. The plan would reduce the number of tax brackets from seven to three - 12 percent, 25 percent and 35 percent. "If you look at legislative history, it's a relatively rare event to have these three groups working so well together", a White House official said Tuesday on a call with reporters, referring to the ...

Global Media Annapolis teen arrested for bringing gun to school
Author: 0 Annapolis teen arrested for bringing gun to school

The school resource officer at the high school found a magazine belonging to a firearm in a male student's backpack and an unloaded firearm in a female student's backpack. The boy got the gun from his house, police said. As a precautionary measure, Thursday's homecoming football game will be played at 4 p.m. instead of 6:30 p.m.

Global Media Transgender Teen Brutally Murdered In Missouri
Author: 0 Transgender Teen Brutally Murdered In Missouri

Andrew Vrba , 18, (left) is allegedly responsible for gouging out Steinfeld's eyes, stabbing her in the genitals and bragging about the killing. As questions swirl about why the quiet 17-year-old was killed in such a ghastly manner, authorities aren't saying what led to the killing.

Global Media Suspect Shot In Emeryville Interstate 80 Police Standoff
Author: 0 Suspect Shot In Emeryville Interstate 80 Police Standoff

The standoff that took place during the morning rush hour on Interstate 80 in the suburb of Emeryville came to a bloody conclusion about an hour after the suspect got out of a black Chevy Suburban SUV. The man, who has not been identified as of Wednesday afternoon, was taken to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The chase originated in Fairfield and Richmond police became involved about 9 a.m., when the pursuit passed through their jurisdiction, police said.

Global Media Oklahomans working to help relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Author: 0 Oklahomans working to help relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

There is not enough food or water to drink. In some areas, a curfew has been put in place to prevent looting. His good deed came to light after Jenniffer Gonzalez, Puerto Rico's representative in Washington , thanked him on Twitter . The situation could easily lead to a " humanitarian crisis ", Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said. Rivera says American Airlines told them Hurricane Maria broke some of their equipment needed to fly in and out of the island.

Global Media Trump will negotiate with Dems on health care
Author: 0 Trump will negotiate with Dems on health care

Thad Cochran, is in the hospital in his home state and unable to vote, the president pointed out. Mr Cochran will be away from Washington all week, Fox News reported. Multiple senators had expressed concerns about the process being used to rush Graham-Cassidy through Congress by September 30. In his tweet, the president was voicing hope that Republicans can still pass an ObamaCare overhaul in the future, after GOP leaders abandoned efforts to pass the so-called Graham-Cassidy bill ahead of a ...

Global Media Steelers Fan Burns Paraphernalia in Protest Over Players Skipping National Anthem
Author: 0 Steelers Fan Burns Paraphernalia in Protest Over Players Skipping National Anthem

He added: "I regret what I said deeply and I am not the racist the media portrays me as. I just wish both sides understand that they want the right thing, but doing it through the national anthem , I wish there was a different way". In a desperate letter to fans Tuesday, Rooney doubled down Tomlin's explanation for why the team did not come out of the locker room for the national anthem, assuring them the players were not protesting The Star-Spangled Banner .

Global Media Erupting volcano monitored by NZDF fly-over
Author: 0 Erupting volcano monitored by NZDF fly-over

Radio New Zealand is reporting that Vanuatu's Council of Ministers is holding an urgent meeting to decide whether to evacuate everyone off the island. "New Zealand and Australia are always standing by to help our Pacific neighbours so it all really depends on what exactly occurs, when, where, to whom, and what the appropriate response is", he said.

Global Media Dead, 1 Injured After Rockslide At Yosemite's El Capitan
Author: 0 Dead, 1 Injured After Rockslide At Yosemite's El Capitan

One person died and another was injured when a sheet of rock cleaved from the face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park , the Park Service said Wednesday. Authorities said there would be no more information released on Wednesday, but that additional information would be made available Thursday morning to update the incident with additional details.

Global Media California moves up 2020 presidential primary to Super Tuesday
Author: 0 California moves up 2020 presidential primary to Super Tuesday

Only the District of Columbia held a primary election later than California in 2016. Backers in the legislature said the early primary would lead to less divisive choices by members of both major parties in the 2020 election cycle, and establish California as a leading voice in the choice of candidates.

Author: 0 North Korea moves airplanes after United States dispatches bombers: Spy agency

By highlighting the possibility of a potential military clash on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea may be trying to create a distraction as it works behind the scenes to advance its nuclear weapons development, said Du Hyeogn Cha, a visiting scholar at Seoul's Asan Institute for Policy Studies.

Global Media Why Is Scott Pruitt's EPA Spending $25000 on Soundproofing For His Office?
Author: 0 Why Is Scott Pruitt's EPA Spending $25000 on Soundproofing For His Office?

A salesman for the company installing the booth, Acoustical Solutions , told The New York Times the contract was unusual and ended up being almost four times the price of comparable booths after the EPA requested modifications. The company now has contracts with the Department of the Treasury to create a sound enclosure at the U.S. Mint in Denver. "After our commercial flight was significantly delayed (over 5 hours), it would have been impossible to make it to the important Gold King ...

Global Media Obama's Story About Taking Malia To College Will Tug At Your Heartstrings
Author: 0 Obama's Story About Taking Malia To College Will Tug At Your Heartstrings

Our former POTUS recently revealed he broke down when he and Michelle Obama moved their 19-year-old daughter into her dorm at Harvard University in August. His handsome words perfectly echoed the tearful sentiment he shared with the people who gathered to watch his presidential farewell address in January, where he also brought up his daughters.

Global Media Trump admin proposes to further cut refugee cap in report to Congress
Author: 0 Trump admin proposes to further cut refugee cap in report to Congress

Africa will receive the largest allotment, of 19,000 refugees. The State Department had initially sought a cap of at least 50,000, but later updated its recommendation to 45,000. "This could be one of the great Trojan horses". This year it is on course to take in around 50,000. The Homeland Security Department's recommendation was slightly lower, according to the Journal.

Global Media Juncker hails Macron's 'very European' EU speech
Author: 0 Juncker hails Macron's 'very European' EU speech

Among key proposals made by Juncker and Macron was for the euro zone to have its own budget and finance minister. Germany's biggest industry association BDI on Wednesday urged the German government to quickly find a position on how to strengthen the European Union after French President Emmanuel Macron's sweeping speech about needed reforms.

Global Media U.S. slaps sanctions on eight N. Korean banks
Author: 0 U.S. slaps sanctions on eight N. Korean banks

North Korea's top diplomat, Ri Yong Ho , argued Monday Trump's tweet gives the reclusive nation the right to shoot down US warplanes. The United States Treasury is targeting a total of eight North Korean banks, including Cheil Credit Bank and Koryo Commercial Bank, in order to block currency earnings that could go directly to Kim Jong Un and his weapons program.

Global Media Professor weighs in on escalation between US, North Korea
Author: 0 Professor weighs in on escalation between US, North Korea

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was responding to questions in this regard at her daily press conference. Although North Korea has openly expressed its intentions to shoot down United States bombers that are not even trespassing its airspace, the question of whether the nation can practically shoot down USA aircrafts still arises.

Global Media Germany to consider Macron's European Union ideas with 'open mind'
Author: 0 Germany to consider Macron's European Union ideas with 'open mind'

In the European press, editorials mostly hailed Macron's speech , but were more sceptical about his chances of being heard. Macron used the speech at Sorbonne University in Paris on Tuesday to argue the case for institutional changes, initiatives to promote the European Union , and new ventures in the technology, defence and energy sectors.

Global Media Giant Solomon Islands rat believed to eat coconuts discovered
Author: 0 Giant Solomon Islands rat believed to eat coconuts discovered

This new species can be distinguished from other Uromys species-many of which are also found in the Solomon Islands-by measurable differences in skull shape and by its genes. 'If you're looking for something that lives on the ground, you're only looking in two dimensions - left to right and forward and backward. The search was laborious and lengthy because the species lived in 30-foot-tall trees, which meant researchers had to add a whole new dimension and angle to their search.

Global Media Macron dreams big in major European Union speech
Author: 0 Macron dreams big in major European Union speech

The eurozone budget plan would be initially paid for by tougher EU-wide regulation of the digital economy, Mr Macron said. Says he wants European Union heads of states to take up the issue of "a tax on value where it is created, which will enable us to review our tax systems profoundly, to tax without complacency those companies that set up outside Europe for the sole goal of escaping tax".

Global Media Russian Federation destroys last chemical weapons
Author: 0 Russian Federation destroys last chemical weapons

Putin noted that Russian Federation wrapped up the destruction of its chemical weapons stockpiles ahead of schedule, adding that the effort underlined the nation's commitment to nonproliferation efforts. Despite his swipe at the U.S., Putin neglected to mention that Russian Federation had earlier missed two deadlines to eliminate its chemical weapons stocks.

Global Media Jared Kushner Registered to Vote As a Woman
Author: 0 Jared Kushner Registered to Vote As a Woman

A White House aide told DailyMail.com he was "trying to figure. out" how the senior presidential advisor and husband to Ivanka Trump was listed that way in New York's voter records. It also points to Kushner's apparent difficulty in getting paperwork issues straight. The 36-year-old real estate developer has been tasked with reforming the government and moderating a peace plan in the Middle East.

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