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Ivanka Trump backs White House plan to scrap equal pay initiative

Ivanka Trump backs White House plan to scrap equal pay initiative First Daughter Ivanka Trump , who moved to Washington to promote policies to help working women, and who later joined her father's White House to help advance that agenda, issued a statement Tuesday defending the administration's move to ditch an Obama-era initiative created to close the gender pay gap. [Full Article...]

Kenya's Election Court Case : What you need to know

Kenya's Election Court Case : What you need to know Odinga unsuccessfully challenged Kenyatta's election in 2013. He said the forms also were not signed, as required to ensure accountability. Mr. Ngatia insisted that President Kenyatta's win is valid and bolstered by the unanimous verdict given by local and worldwide election observers as a free, fair and credible process. [Full Article...]

Three Killed as Floods Swamp Mumbai

Three Killed as Floods Swamp Mumbai Floods and landslides in South Asia have killed more than 1,200 people and affected living conditions for more than 41 million people this summer, United Nations estimates indicate. More than 700,000 homes have been destroyed, the office says . Officials are calling on people to stay at home. "For better or for worse, when people look at the USA response system, we have a very mature fe... [Full Article...]

Harvey horror: Toddler found clinging to drowned mother

Harvey horror: Toddler found clinging to drowned mother Penisson said that when police and firefighters caught up to them about a half-mile downstream, the shivering toddler was still holding onto her mother. "When the baby was found the baby was clinging to her". Sulcer died, but the child "survived, miraculously", officer Carol Riley, a spokeswoman for the Beaumont Police Department , tells PEOPLE . [Full Article...]

William and Harry remember Princess Diana with visit to memorial garden

William and Harry remember Princess Diana with visit to memorial garden On Thursday it will have been twenty years since Princess Diana died tragically in a vehicle crash in Paris. "I've always had the feeling that she preferred pastel colors and clear - white, clear pink, clear blue, then I think that what we have achieved here is suitable". [Full Article...]

California officers, 1 suspect shot, authorities say

California officers, 1 suspect shot, authorities say The scene is along the 2600 block of Auburn Boulevard. Investigators have not identified a suspect or a motive yet. Several SWAT vehicles from multiple different law enforcement agencies were on scene. Turnbull said when the chase ended, there was another shootout. Law enforcement officials are evacuating the motel in case any possible suspects remained in the establishment. [Full Article...]

Humane societies in Milwaukee ready to help pets impacted by Harvey

Humane societies in Milwaukee ready to help pets impacted by Harvey Dogs being evacuated during Hurricane Harvey . "That was another major, major lesson from Hurricane Katrina to not remove lost pets from the area, to keep them as close to the area as possible", Davies said. The community can help Pets Alive by making a monetary donation online (petsalive.org); or mailing a check to Pets Alive, 363 Derby Road, Middletown, NY 10940. [Full Article...]

Germany will be harsh with holiday refugees, says Angela Merkel

Germany will be harsh with holiday refugees, says Angela Merkel Although the plan has successfully reduced irregular migration flows and came as a significant relief for Merkel in domestic politics, the European Union failed to timely deliver the promised funds. That is up from 32 per cent in February but well below the 41.5 per cent her party won in the last election in 2013. Merkel also criticized the leading politician for the Alternative for Germany (A... [Full Article...]

Thousands of Rohingyas seek safety in Bangladesh as clashes in Myanamr intensify

Thousands of Rohingyas seek safety in Bangladesh as clashes in Myanamr intensify Pope Francis is slated to visit Myanmar and Bangladesh between November 27 and December 2, where the Rohingya Muslim minority is suffering extreme persecution, the Vatican press office said on Monday. Myanmar authorities say Rohingya "extremist terrorists" have been setting the fires during fighting with government troops, while Rohingya have blamed soldiers who have been accused of carrying out... [Full Article...]

U.S. shoots down ballistic missile in test amid recent North Korean provocations

U.S. shoots down ballistic missile in test amid recent North Korean provocations This test comes after a previous failed test in June from the same warship. Donald Trump has said talking to North Korea is "not the answer", after the Pyongyang regime flew a ballistic missile over USA ally Japan. President Trump offered a surprisingly subdued response Tuesday, pulling back from his administration's recent suggestions of a dialogue with the communist country but also avoidi... [Full Article...]

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is now the new chief executive of Uber

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is now the new chief executive of Uber His hiring by Uber was first reported by the New York Times . "I have vast respect for the company & founders - Travis, Garrett and Ryan", he wrote on the social network. Among those in contention were GE chairman Jeffrey Immelt and HPE CEO Meg Whitman . That left Khosrowshahi, whose candidacy wasn't made public until Sunday . [Full Article...]

US Defense Secretary Pauses Ban on Transgender Troops

US Defense Secretary Pauses Ban on Transgender Troops So too has the Coast Guard Commandant . Later, at a media event, Secretary of Defense James Mattis was asked about the tweet and didn't seem pleased. There is nothing new at all here, and suggesting otherwise is terribly misleading. Trump's announcement that members of the transgender community would no longer be authorized to serve as USA soldiers caught the military top brass by surp... [Full Article...]

Coalition Strikes Block Highway Used by Fleeing Terrorists

Coalition Strikes Block Highway Used by Fleeing Terrorists Later Wednesday, the coalition said its warplanes struck a small bridge and cratered a road to hinder the convoy without targeting the evacuees. Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy to the worldwide coalition to defeat ISIS , who just returned from a two-week jaunt across the Middle East including Iraq, the Kurdistan Region, and Syria, offered the US stance. [Full Article...]

Girl in serious condition after being shot in face

Girl in serious condition after being shot in face He was arrested late last night at a home in Deloraine after he allegedly discharged a firearm at a parked auto around 50 metres from his house. A bullet entered the right-hand rear passenger side of the auto and hit Phoenix's face. The girl was then taken to hospital by a family member. After receiving a call from Ambulance Tasmania, police attended a Deloraine address about 9:00pm on Tuesd... [Full Article...]

Al-Sirraj at European summit: No migrants resettlement in Libya

Al-Sirraj at European summit: No migrants resettlement in Libya Germany said on Monday it had reached an agreement with Egypt to stem the flow of migrants from the Arab country to Europe . The interview came ahead of a meeting in Paris between four leading European Union countries ( France , Germany, Italy and Spain) and key African countries in the migration crisis (Libya, Chad and Niger). [Full Article...]

Houston woman handles CNN Reporter like a Champ

Houston woman handles CNN Reporter like a Champ She expressed her discomfort while pointing at her children, who were wearing sopping-wet clothes and could be seen shivering from cold. " We walked through four feet of water to go get them food on the first day ", the distraught mother said. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey Charity Fraud Featured font size — SCAM ALERT

Hurricane Harvey Charity Fraud Featured font size — SCAM ALERT The IRS website at IRS.gov has a search feature, Exempt Organizations Select Check , through which people may find qualified charities; donations to these charities may be tax-deductible. The broad reach of social media makes it a target for scammers. The direct appeals can be especially powerful, and in some cases result in needy individuals getting hugely beneficial cash aid. [Full Article...]

Osinbajo thanks U.S. government over sale of fighter jets, weapons

Osinbajo thanks U.S. government over sale of fighter jets, weapons The US had placed an embargo on arms sale to Nigeria owing to allegations of gross human right abuses against the military. Nigeria had been starved of modern weapons to battle Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east region. He said, "We have come to show our support to the Nigerian soldiers in the counter insurgency operation in the northeast Nigeria". 'This will represent a new chapter tha... [Full Article...]

PM Modi to visit China Sept 3-5 to attend BRICS summit

PM Modi to visit China Sept 3-5 to attend BRICS summit India highlighted an "understanding" between the two sides that led to the "expeditious disengagement of border personnel at the face-off site", just 60 odd metres from the Indian Army's outpost on the Bhutanese border at Doka La. "In order to meet the needs of defending the borders and improving the living condition, China has always been engaged in infrastructure development, including the road ... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey: Big Y collects for American Red Cross disaster relief

Hurricane Harvey: Big Y collects for American Red Cross disaster relief For this campaign, volunteers meet at the Journey Church on South Lee Highway at 9 a.m. for training on how to install smoke detectors in South Cleveland homes with other teams of people on Saturday, Sept. The immediate task is shelter support, but from there the needs will get more complex. "Some volunteers will deploy to Houston, others will help from Chattanooga, and more will be prepared i... [Full Article...]


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