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Macron to convene worldwide conference on combating terrorist financing

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On the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, under which Tehran vowed to curb its nuclear activities in exchange for eased worldwide sanctions, he said: "There is no alternative to the non-proliferation agenda". "A dictatorship is trying to survive at an unprecedented humanitarian cost", he said, echoing the tough U.S. position on the country. The German foreign minister will later give a speech to French ambassadors gathered in Paris for an annual conference. Read More »

Missing wife's husband arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation

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But on June 16, several FBI investigators spent hours searching the couple's residence, leaving with numerous boxes. According to a federal complaint obtained by the Palm Beach Post , Bennett was working as a crew member on a ship called Kitty R in May 2016 when the ship's owner said thousands of dollars of gold coins went missing. Read More »

Pentagon announces there are 2600 more troops in Afghanistan than previously reported

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On Wednesday, the Army announced it would deploy the 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade and 3rd Sustainment Brigade from Hunter Army Airfield and Fort Stewart in Georgia to Afghanistan this fall. In 2009, when President Barack Obama authorized the surge of 30,000 troops to Afghanistan, units were notified of their deployments nearly immediately. Read More »

National Guard Response to Harvey Could Rise Tenfold, If Needed

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According to the governor's release, the Texas Guard now has approximately 3,000 personnel activated and mobilized for operations relating to Hurricane Harvey rescue and recovery. Airmen from the 137th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron left Oklahoma City on Tuesday afternoon on a C-130 Hercules transport plane bound for Texas. The other airmen, from the 137th Special Operations Medical Group, will provide medical aide through manpower and equipment, according to the release. Read More »

Labour's Shetland branch shocked by Scottish leader Kezia Dugdale stands down

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Under her leadership, Labour finished third behind the SNP and Scottish Conservatives in the 2016 Scottish Parliament election, but won seven seats in the snap general election in June. "I choose to stand down because I believe it is best for me and best for Scottish Labour, at a time when we can be positive and optimistic about our future". Read More »

Pres. Trump Shuts Down 'Burdensome' Obama-Era Proposal For Equal Pay

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But on Tuesday, it was Ivanka who gave a statement to the Journal about walking back a policy meant to help those same women. It's even more disappointing because the provision already represented a compromised effort, she added. The Trump administration is planning to end an Obama-era policy aimed at preventing pay discrimination - and Ivanka Trump supports it. But these hopes have repeatedly been dashed, as the president has made decisions such as withdrawing from the Paris ... Read More »

September 1, Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, declared a holiday

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In the Islamic lunar calendar, the Sallah festival typically falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah and lasts for two days. Ibrahim was about to go ahead with the sacrifice when he was given a lamb to slaughter instead. "High-voltage towers and equipment" must not be used for the "improvised sacrificial slaughter" of animals, the utility company told the public. Leading up to Eid ul-Adha (The Feast of Sacrifice Holiday), MDA employees and volunteers of the Mas'ade MDA station in the Golan ... Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Moscow spar over plans for major Russian war games

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Russian Federation and Belarus say the Zapad (West) exercises, which are set to be held in Belarus and parts of western Russian Federation on September 14-20, will involve about 12,700 troops. And NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, who has warned that "substantially more" troops may take part than will be officially divulged, said last week the alliance would be watching closely. Read More »

Kenyan Supreme Court has ordered Presidential Vote scrutiny

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Mr. Ngatia insisted that President Kenyatta's win is valid and bolstered by the unanimous verdict given by local and global election observers as a free, fair and credible process. Fred Ngatia, one of the attorneys for Kenyatta, urged the court to dismiss the challenge, saying there was no difference in the votes announced at the tallying center with those from the polling stations. Read More »

Mom dies in Harvey floodwaters while saving her infant daughter

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However the strong current swept the mother and child into a canal around half a mile from their vehicle. Two police officers and fire rescue officers used a rubber boat to reach the pair and managed to drag them onto the boat. "Water was up to the trestle and first responders would not have been able to save the child if they had floated under it", police said in the statement. Read More »

Mother arrested after son reported her for drunk driving

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Following the August 26 phone call, The police tracked down the auto, and arrested the mother, identified as 30 year-old Nicole Norris, for driving under the influence of alcohol, KATU reports . She was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants. In addition to DUI, Norris could face child endangerment charges because her son was in the back seat. Read More »

Refugees would again be welcomed by Germany: Merkel

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Chants of " Liar, Liar " and " Get Lost, Merkel " continued for the entire 30-minute of her speech. Bitterfeld-Wolfen, a town with around 40,000 residents, is regarded as a high fortress of AfD voters in Germany . Therefore, the defiant chancellor told the anti-refugee hecklers that under her leadership, Berlin still welcomes asylum-seekers. Merkel objected to the constant interruptions, saying "problems can not be shouted through", but was ignored. Read More »

Two CHP officers, one sheriff's deputy reportedly shot in Sacramento County

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The shooting happened on the 2600 block of Auburn Boulevard at Fulton Avenue and it is still an active scene. The incident started as a stolen vehicle investigation. The suspected shooter was shot by law enforcement, the sheriff's spokesman confirmed. The cops were at a Ramada Inn in Sacramento when the bullets started flying at around noon local time, according to KCRA . Read More »

Pets, animals rescued from Harvey floodwaters

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The shelter also urges all pet owners to have a plan in place which includes a pet emergency kit, a buddy system with friends or neighbors, and transportation. Hubert's where the dogs will be given a meal and exercise before continuing on to various sister shelters in the area. While others on her team have helped in natural disasters before, this will be Adams' first natural disaster. Read More »

Arkema: No way to prevent explosion at flooded Texas chemical plant

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The refrigeration system at the chemical plant, which produces organic peroxides for the plastics and rubber industries, has failed due to the Harvey flooding, the company said. Companies typically would have the ability to quench the organic peroxides in situations like this with another chemical so it's no longer risky. Although the plant closed Friday, the company now has 11 employees who are scheduled to ride out Hurricane Harvey, the Chronicle reported. Read More »

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) EPS Analysis

The SI to Dicks Sporting Goods Incorporated's float is 13.21%. Chartists are paying particular close attention to shares of WEIZMANN FOREX LTD. (WEIZFOREX.BO) as the equity has touched the near-term bottom Bollinger Band, touching 746.95 on a recent trade. Read More »

Iran rejects U.S. demands for inspectors' access to nuclear sites

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Iran has repeatedly contended that the USA demands for access to Iran's military sites are aimed at politicizing the JCPOA and that issues pertaining to Tehran's defense capabilities are non-negotiable. In separate meetings with IAEA director-general Yukiya Amano and experts responsible for safeguards verification in Iran, Haley raised questions of inspectors' access to suspicious sites. Read More »

United Nations urges Bangladesh to open borders for Rohingya

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Erdoğan noted that Turkey is in contact with global organizations such as the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) or the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) alongside the USA and countries of the region as Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Read More »

Five Hawai'i Island Red Cross Volunteers Head to Texas, Louisiana

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Lynn Speral, CEO for the American Red Cross Dakotas Region, said the goal is to determine how many people are interested in volunteering and to provide general information on training required to become a Red Cross volunteer. Turner says he did so in response to an overwhelming number of calls from people around the country who are eager to help. The Texas Diaper bank is seeking diaper donations. Read More »

Is defense secretary bucking Trump on transgender ban? Probably not

That current policy was implemented by former President Barack Obama a year ago. Dating back to last summer, when the Obama administration announced that transgender people could openly serve in the military, the executive branch has made a distinction between those who are already in the service and those who want to enlist. Read More »

Lebanon finds suspected remains of troops held by Daesh

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Iraqi officials, including Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi , and Syrian rebels have also criticized the agreement. The Lebanese army and Hizballah announced a ceasefire on both sides of the border after reaching the evacuation deal over the weekend. Read More »

Mumbai rains highlights: Heavy rains left India's financial capital crippled

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He added,"What has been crucial in this spell is the timing of the rains". Roads were completely submerged by the flood waters while train and air travel were suspended during the worst conditions, according to the Times of India . BMC gave the figure of 253 mm. Hundreds of commuters, who were stranded since last evening in various suburban and terminus railway stations, started heading homes as local train services resumed. Read More »

ABC, KTRK Step Up To Help Out Post-Harvey

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Mayor Bill de Blasio said New York City is dispatching 120 emergency workers to Texas to help in the response. At this time, potential volunteers are asked to register with a voluntary or charitable organization of their choice, many of which are already in Texas and supporting survivors on the ground. Read More »

Migrant deal struck by key European, African nations

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The viability of such centers was questioned by European and African allies and on Monday an official from the Elysee Palace said the idea was no longer under discussion. More than 2,400 have drowned while making the risky odyssey, often in overcrowded dinghies run by people smugglers without enough food or water. "I see it more as a four-way meeting with a European focus with immigration and Libya losing a bit of importance to the fight against terrorism", a second Italian government source ... Read More »

Agrees to Private Interview With Senate Judiciary Committee

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After the Senate judiciary committee invited him to attend a July hearing to testify in public, Trump Jr. instead cut a deal with the committee to avoid that session. The president's son-in-law Jared Kushner gave information in a similar format in July, on his ties to Russian Federation before and after the November 2016 election to the Intelligence Committees of the House of Representatives and Senate. Read More »