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World News Kerala will eat beef, no food emergency in India, says KJ Alphons
Author: 0 Kerala will eat beef, no food emergency in India, says KJ Alphons

With this, Kerala got its first berth in the Union Cabinet. In a massive change, he moved to the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and was made a member of its national executive council soon after joining. The bureaucrat-turned-politician touched upon this controversial issue of beef, and said just like Manohar Parrikar as the Chief Minister of Goa claimed beef will be consumed in his state, similarly it will be consumed in Kerala .

World News USA and South Korea to revise missile treaty, talk arms deal
Author: 0 USA and South Korea to revise missile treaty, talk arms deal

Kim's neighbour is taking no chances as they begin to develop plans to kill or capture North Korea's leadership if the rogue state "crosses the line". Both the leaders have agreed during the conversation that South Korea's military arsenal would have to be strengthen in a bid to equip the nation better, to deal with the constant threat from Kim Jong Un-led North Korea.

World News Body of missing Temple University student found
Author: 0 Body of missing Temple University student found

An intense search for Burleigh all day Saturday ended tragically when her body was found more than a 100 miles from Philadelphia in the rural northern Wayne County at a lakefront home of Hupperterz's grandmother. She was majoring in film and media arts, Temple spokesman Ray Betzner said. Ms Burleigh's death has left her student community "heartbroken" and "devastated" over the loss of a "beautiful young woman" who embodied the "spirit of Temple".

World News Nice Labor Day weekend weather expected
Author: 0 Nice Labor Day weekend weather expected

We may not see abundant sunshine until late in the day, but the afternoon will be dry. Expect a mostly sunny day on Friday , but temperatures will struggle to get above 70, if they get there at all. Wind: S 5-10. Low: 67. NOAA forecasters say there is a 30% chance of polar geomagnetic storms (G1-class) when the gaseous material reaches our planet on August 31st.

World News Kenya's Supreme Court Annuls Presidential Election, Orders Fresh Elections
Author: 0 Kenya's Supreme Court Annuls Presidential Election, Orders Fresh Elections

Chief Justice David Maraga said a majority decision by the panel of six judges, with two dissenting, found that President Uhuru Kenyatta "was not validly elected", rendering the result "invalid, null and void". In a statement, Justus Nyang'aya, country director for Amnesty International Kenya, said the decision "demonstrates the independence of Kenya's judiciary and sets an example for the rest of the world".

World News Eid al-adha 2017: Bakra Eid mubarak images, wishes and greetings
Author: 0 Eid al-adha 2017: Bakra Eid mubarak images, wishes and greetings

While the event would traditionally take place in a mosque , the Quad Cities Muslim community is rapidly growing, sending their celebration to the iWireless Center. Meanwhile, addressing the Muslims at the Black Stars Square on Friday as part of activities marking the 2017 Eid ul-Adha festival, President Akufo-Addo prayed for Allah's protection for the pilgrims.

World News 400 people die as Myanmar cracks down on Rohingya
Author: 0 400 people die as Myanmar cracks down on Rohingya

ARSA says it is fighting to protect the Rohingya from abuses by Myanmar security forces and the majority-Buddhist Rakhine community who they accuse of trying to push them out. Aid workers giving emergency shelter and food in Bangladesh said the refugees were in a "very desperate condition". The group is steered by Rohingya living in Saudi Arabia , and commanded in the field by experienced guerilla fighters, a report by the International Crisis Group states.

World News The Trillion-Dollar Problem With Trump's Tax Plan
Author: 0 The Trillion-Dollar Problem With Trump's Tax Plan

Congress and President Trump also have an important opportunity to strike a blow for American businesses by changing the way the United States taxes business income earned overseas. It was not clear, for example, whether the goal for 15% corporate tax rate was workable or would aim to reduce the nominal rate - now 39% - or the actual rate that company's pay, which is closer to 19%.

World News Tropical Storm Irma forms over Atlantic
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Irma forms over Atlantic

As of 4 p.m. Thursday, Irma strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane, with sustained winds of 115 miles per hour. As of 5 p.m. Thursday Irma had sustained winds of 115 miles per hour with higher gusts. Tropical Storm Irma came within 500 miles of the Azores before petering out on October 5, according to the National Weather Service. "There is the potential for Irma to ramp up to a powerful hurricane in the coming days", according to AccuWeather .

World News Uber finally confirms Expedia boss Khosrowshahi is new CEO
Author: 0 Uber finally confirms Expedia boss Khosrowshahi is new CEO

Ultimately, the board decided on the third candidate, Khosrowshahi. Early investor and Uber board member Benchmark Capital had sued former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick , saying that they would not have granted him the power to appoint two additional board seats if they had known about the allegations of sexism and law-breaking at the company .

World News Senate passes Illinois school funding compromise
Author: 0 Senate passes Illinois school funding compromise

Lawmakers voted 73-34 to send the legislation to the Senate , where a vote is expected Tuesday. Southern Illinois lawmakers don't call the bill they passed Monday night "perfect" but said it will get the job done. However, he is disappointed with the last minute addition of the tax break for those giving to private school scholarships. "I know that I had one school that indicated to me that they would be closing sometime around the third week in September if they didn't get this ...

World News Local shelter will be taking in displaced dogs from Harvey
Author: 0 Local shelter will be taking in displaced dogs from Harvey

For more information email volunteer@petsalive.com . The organization along with local groups like the Houston Humane Society are also accepting financial donations and in-kind donations, including cat litter, litter boxes, towels, blankets, large wire crates, toys, treats, pet beds, newspaper and gas gift cards.

World News 'One Way or the Other, Mexico Will Pay for the Wall'
Author: 0 'One Way or the Other, Mexico Will Pay for the Wall'

At a rally in Phoenix last Tuesday, President Trump reaffirmed his pledge to build a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border while threatening Congress at the same time. The Mexican government reiterated once again that it won't foot the bill for President Donald Trump's proposed border "wall". It said the crime is a "shared problem" for both countries and is caused in part by US' demand for Mexican narcotics.

World News Rex Tillerson keeps distance from Donald Trump's race row stance
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson keeps distance from Donald Trump's race row stance

Tillerson, on Fox News Sunday , said , "We express America's values from the State Department". The Secretary of State responded that he does not believe anyone doubts American values , the commitment of the U.S. Rogers, an expert on former Nicaragua dictator Daniel Ortega, stated that he sees similarities between the United States leader and Latin American presidents who stay in power for extended periods.

World News Ceasefire begins in Islamic State pocket at Syria-Lebanon border
Author: 0 Ceasefire begins in Islamic State pocket at Syria-Lebanon border

In a short military statement, the army said the approval comes after the defeat of IS in Qalamoun, where the terror-designated group was besieged by the army and Hezbollah fighters. Hizballah has played a key role in fighting Sunni militants along the border during Syria's six-year war and has sent thousands of fighters to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

World News Harvey Victims Need Food, Money -- How Can You Help?
Author: 0 Harvey Victims Need Food, Money -- How Can You Help?

The first of two emergency response vehicles from the D.C. area left for Texas Sunday morning. Those searching for a way to help Texans impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey need look no further than iTunes or the iOS App Store.

Author: 0 No Progress in Latest Round of Talks Between Kushner and PA's Abbas

President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner led last week's mission, with the delegation also including Jason Greenblatt, envoy for worldwide negotiations, and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell. "We have told the Americans that we are committed to the American effort،" Khatib said. Both sides and the mainstream media tried to give a positive spin, but there's every indication that last week's meeting between USA special envoy Jared Kushner and Palestinian leader ...

World News New Pieces on NAFTA, Mexico, and Venezuela
Author: 0 New Pieces on NAFTA, Mexico, and Venezuela

Trump's comments came ahead of the second round of NAFTA negotiations, which are scheduled to run from September 1-5 in Mexico City. The objective of granting Congress the power to regulate trade with foreign countries was clearly not to allow a bureaucratic super-state to dictate the domestic economy, but rather to leave to Congress , rather than each individual state, the power to set tariff rates on imported goods.

Author: 0 Afghanistan: 2 killed in mosque attack

Some witnesses at the scene said the attackers threw grenades, while police officials said a suicide bomber detonated himself at the gate. The assault took place in Imam Zaman mosque on the day of Muslim Friday prayers when armed men immolated themselves at the temple's entry.

World News Yingluck trial: Ex-PM 'flees Thailand' ahead of verdict
Author: 0 Yingluck trial: Ex-PM 'flees Thailand' ahead of verdict

The former Thai leader faces up to 10 years in prison for alleged negligence over a rice-buying scheme, which cost the country billions of dollars. Yingluck comes from a wealthy and powerful family that has been at odds with Thailand's political establishment, according to Time .

World News Trump Administration Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Venezuela
Author: 0 Trump Administration Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Venezuela

Venezuela bonds fell on Wednesday following a report the us government was considering a ban on trading in the country's debt, with some securities touching their lowest in 18 months. "We continue to stand with the people of Venezuela during these trying times", Sanders said. Del Pino will soon go on a series of foreign trips to strengthen alliances ahead of a meeting of heads of state which will seek accords on oil and gas prices, President Nicolas Maduro said on state television.

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