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by | September 23, 2017 | 05:38

Confusion continuesto surround Free Speech Week at UC Berkeley two days before events are scheduled to kick off. "Contrary to press reports , Free Speech Week is not cancelled". A new Brookings Institution survey of college students provides data to support anecdotal evidence that free expression is under threat on US campuses.

by | September 23, 2017 | 05:14

He also warned that Mr Trump's threats to exit the Iran nuclear accord would make the world more risky, and said brandishing military threats against North Korea was "impetuous" and counter-productive. The head of the U.N. General Assembly is painting a somber picture of the world and urging more focus on preventing conflict as debate begins at the annual meeting of global leaders.

by | September 23, 2017 | 05:09

The man, who has not been identified, was taken to a hospital in unknown condition, Bennett said. An officer contacted a man at the store located at the intersection of Springdale Street and Edinger Avenue around 9:30 a.m. The officer draws his gun and backs away. At one point during the altercation, he appears to pull an object from the policeman's belt and gets up off the pavement.

by | September 23, 2017 | 05:09

Budde recounted. The woman reportedly replied, "Yeah, sorry!" "So I come outside, and I'm like ..." You could say she is an interest sensation. But she says the jogger has left something behind on her runs at least once a week for the past seven weeks.

by | September 23, 2017 | 04:31

The victor of Tuesday's run-off contest will become the instant favorite to beat Democrat Doug Jones , given that Alabama is one of the nation's most Republican-leaning states. Steve Bannon, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee, and Chuck Norris are among those supporting Moore . Moore has been making campaign fodder out of Strange's links to and support from other Republicans.

by | September 23, 2017 | 04:29

Well today Sanders finally delivered the speech many of us have been hoping to hear, from him or anyone else, for quite some time. "We also see a rise in authoritarianism and right wing extremism-both domestic and foreign-which further weakens this order by exploiting and amplifying resentments, stoking intolerance and fanning ethnic and racial hatreds among those in our societies who are struggling", he said.

by | September 23, 2017 | 04:25

A Special Adviser will be appointed by the Secretary-General to head an investigation team of global and Iraqi experts that will initially be given a two year mandate. "There can never be adequate recompense for those who were forced to endure the wanton brutality of ( Islamic State ) and the dead will not be brought back, but this resolution means that the worldwide community is united in our belief that there should, at least, be accountability", Burt told the council.

by | September 23, 2017 | 04:09

A Catholic bishop and a Caritas worker in Mexico said the situation was extremely serious after the September 19 quake, and much aid would be needed. "This is a serious disaster", Bishop Castro said. He added that it was raining in Tehuantepec, an area of Oaxaca damaged in the first quake. Mexico City's Six Flags Mexico said it suffered "minimal" damage and is in the process of evaluating all rides and structures.

by | September 23, 2017 | 04:03

While expressing shock over the claim of the Nigerian government, the Embassy said though it was not aware of presence of IPOB in France, the claims of the Minister will be investigated. According to him "To those who have engaged in semantics or legality, I ask: Which country in the world will tolerate those activities I have listed above? Lives of people are involved and we must not play politics with that", he said.

by | September 23, 2017 | 03:22

Rick Scott said. The 94 year old woman died on Wednesday. A Lincoln Electric System crew sent to Florida to help restore power following Hurricane Irma arrived home Thursday after more than a week away. Despite multiple calls between the nursing home and state authorities, at no time did the nursing home report that its patients were in danger or that they needed to be evacuated, according to a report on Tuesday by Florida Gov.

by | September 23, 2017 | 03:00

During the raids, including at Quddusi's residence in south Delhi's Greater Kailash area, the CBI recovered Rs 1.91 crore. Some of these have provided vital clues on certain other deals struck by the accused over the past few years. They said it was not the first time Pandey's name cropped up in such a case. Investigators told Mail Today during the searches they have found several documents, which indicate that Quddusi was involved in other corporate deals as well, but they are yet to find ...

by | September 23, 2017 | 02:39

Lawyers previously told the court the man was in a "dark world" of methamphetamine when he abducted, raped and murdered Bobo in April 2011. At the time Adams allegedly told them that no one knew Bobo had been shot and it wasn't discovered until her remains were found six months later.

by | September 23, 2017 | 02:21

During that tirade, Scaramucci said that unlike Bannon, who is now back at the helm of Breitbart , he was not interested in media attention. Cantone, who portrayed Scaramucci on Comedy Central's " The President Show ", immediately whipped out his impersonation of the one-time White House official.

by | September 23, 2017 | 02:17

A.K. Bhatt, unequivocally told his Pakistani counterpart Maj. The exchange of fire went on intermittently till late last night. "Six livestock were killed, 34 injured in the shelling", he said, adding that two houses were damaged as well.

by | September 23, 2017 | 02:18

London [U.K.], September 22: After United States President Donald Trump announced another sanction against North Korea , the country's leader Kim Jong-Un called the former mentally deranged USA dotard . Trump told reporters it was unacceptable that entities support the North Korean regime financially, according to RFE/RL. In May, three missile tests took place and one was intercepted by the U.S.

by | September 23, 2017 | 02:15

The report did not directly link the drills to current tensions over North Korea. Pyongyang has claimed the measures - including a ban on textiles and a cap on oil supplies - will speed up North Korea's nuclear weapons programme. Hawkish Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he would "never tolerate" the North's "dangerous provocative action" and has urged the worldwide community to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang.

by | September 23, 2017 | 02:15

The finance ministry said in a statement on Friday that the downgrade by S&P was a "wrong decision" as the rating agency was ignorant of China's sound economic fundamentals. But the rating agency says they think that China will maintain stable economic growth over the next two to three years. China wields a lot of control in its home markets, and while its activities may not always have the desired effect - as 2015's boom-to-bust stock rout exemplified - officials are apt to smooth asset ...

by | September 23, 2017 | 02:11

During his election campaign, Trump had threatened to "tear up" the deal. Kim responded with an unusual personal address, labelling Trump a "mentally deranged dotard", and floating the idea of exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:55

Mr Trump told the UN General Assembly in New York: "We will have no choice than to totally destroy North Korea". On Sunday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Iran is in "technical compliance" with the agreement, but said it has violated the spirit of its preamble by continuing to support terrorism and building ballistic missiles.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:53

Although Strange has far outspent Moore and secured the endorsements of the president, Vice President Pence and many Republican Party leaders, Moore outperformed Strange in the primary last month and has been leading in the polls . "Moore, however - a take-no-prisoners fighter who battled the federal courts over a Ten Commandments monument and was caught up in the storm damage from the Supreme Court's creation of same-sex "marriage" - represents 'a new paradigm for disarming special ...

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:54

Ambiguity remains regarding which countries on the ban will see extra scrutiny, and it doesn't appear that travelers will see advance warning of new guidelines before they're expected to drop on Sunday. On March 6 Trump signed an executive order that was the second version of the ban first unveiled in January and quickly blocked by courts and criticized by leaders from both parties.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:52

President Donald Trump threatened to destroy the reclusive country. Stoss' comments follow those by France's Sports Minister Laura Flessel, who warned Thursday: "If this gets worse and we do not have our security assured, then our French team will stay here".

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:48

And she's still sniffing to the rescue after a 7.1 magnitude natural disaster again struck Mexico on Tuesday, leaving over 200 dead and many more missing, according to The Guardian. Others responded by thanking Frida and calling her a "heroic doggy", which she is indeed. One of Mexico's most beloved rescuers wears wide protective goggles, a harness and two pairs of boots.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:49

Koch Industries Inc. bought a new stake in shares of The Finish Line during the 2nd quarter valued at $242,000. He expects Finish Line and its peers to keep delivering weak results well into next year, and remains sidelined on the stock.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:39

The White House later clarified that Trump was talking about Namibia (not Zambia, or The Gambia). A White House transcript appears to suggest he meant to refer to Namibia, whose president Hage Geingob delivered a speech at the assembly. In fact, the Namibian leader, Hage Geingob (below), was in the room when he made the gaffe, along with heads of state from Ghana, South Africa , Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Guinea, Senegal and Uganda.