Ilhan Omar: Trump admin can't be trusted on Iran if it ' lies about weather maps or crowd sizes'Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:18 | USA TODAY
Omar said that the administration could not be trusted to "give us the full information" on Iran because of past falsehoods about "weather maps."
UPDATE 1-Russia detains two N.Korean vessels after one opens fire - reportsTue, 17 Sep 2019 11:35 | Reuters
Russian border guards have detained two North Korean boats in Russian territorial waters in the Sea of Japan after one of them attacked a Russian patrol, local media cited the Federal Security Service (FSB) as saying on Tuesday. A Russian border patrol discovered two North Korean schooners and 11 motorboats fishing illegally off its far eastern coast and detained the first vessel, prompting the second one to open fire, the FSB was quoted as saying. Three Russian border guards were wounded in the incident.
French boy, 10, dies 8 years after supermarket burger poisoningMon, 16 Sep 2019 10:57 | AFP
A French boy aged 10, who fell gravely ill in 2011 after consuming a beef burger from supermarket discounter Lidl that was infected with E.coli bacteria, has died of complications stemming from his poisoning, the family's lawyer said. The boy, Nolan, died on Saturday "as a consequence of his poisoning", the family's lawyer Florence Rault told AFP on Sunday. Rault said that Nolan had not "ceased to suffer" after consuming the burger in June 2011.
The U.S. Army's Next Generation of Super Weapons Are ComingMon, 16 Sep 2019 03:28 | The National Interest
And Iran, North Korea, Russia and China should be very afraid.
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20 dead as truck falls off cliff in southern PhilippinesTue, 17 Sep 2019 07:12 | Associated Press
Twenty villagers were killed and 14 others were injured when the truck they were riding in lost control and fell off a cliff Tuesday in a remote mountain village in the southern Philippines, police and the Red Cross said. Provincial police chief Joel Limson said the truck was negotiating a downhill road in Tboli town in South Cotabato province when its brakes apparently failed and plummeted down a ravine, pinning 15 people to death. Police, Red Cross volunteers and villagers retrieved the 15 bodies from the wreckage at the bottom of the ravine.
Afghan president narrowly avoids Taliban bomb in worst violence since collapse of US negotiationsTue, 17 Sep 2019 12:15 | The Telegraph
Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts Tuesday - one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in Kabul - with the insurgents warning of more violence ahead of elections. The first attack saw a motorcyclist detonate a suicide bomb at a checkpoint leading to a rally where Ashraf Ghani, the president, was addressing supporters in central Parwan province, just north of the capital, killing 26 and wounding 42. Just over an hour later another blast also claimed by the Taliban rocked central Kabul near the US embassy. Authorities initially did not give casualty figures, but later said 22 people had been killed and a further 38 wounded. The explosions came after Donald Trump, the US president, abruptly ended talks with the Taliban earlier this month over a deal that would have allowed the US to begin withdrawing troops from its longest war. One of the bombs was detonated near the US Embassy in Kabul Credit: AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi In a statement sent to media claiming responsibility for both blasts, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the attack near Mr Ghani's rally was deliberately aimed at disrupting the September 28 elections. "We already warned people not to attend election rallies, if they suffer any losses that is their own responsibility," the statement said. An image from the scene near Mr Ghani's rally, roughly an hour's drive north of Kabul, showed the remains of a burnt motorcycle, with a body on top, covered by a blanket and next to a badly damaged police car. Taliban control in Afghanistan Women and children were among the causalities, Parwan hospital director Abdul Qasim Sangin said. The president, who was speaking to his supporters at the time of the blast, was unhurt but later condemned the attack, saying the incident proved the Taliban had no real interest in reconciliation. "As the Taliban continue their crimes, they once again prove that they are not interested in peace and stability in Afghanistan," said Mr Ghani in a statement.
Belgian F-16s scrambled to intercept 2 Russian nuclear-capable supersonic bombers over the Baltic SeaTue, 17 Sep 2019 16:23 | Business Insider
The Belgian Air Force intercepted two Russian Tu-160 supersonic, nuclear-capable bombers at close range in Baltic airspace.
California woman rescued by cops who stopped her abductor over vehicle violationsMon, 16 Sep 2019 00:46 | FOX News Videos
Northern California cops free a woman who says she was being held captive. The bruised and upset woman told police she had been kidnapped four days prior. They began questioning her after they arrested the driver of the vehicle she was a passenger in.
'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 8 others, levels building in MaineMon, 16 Sep 2019 18:12 | USA TODAY
A firefighter was killed and eight others were injured when a powerful propane explosion destroyed a new building Monday in Farmington, Maine.
Andrew Yang gets why Donald Trump won. He won't be president but he deserves attention.Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:24 | USA TODAY Opinion
He may have the best explanation for how the Trump presidency happened: We 'automated away' 4 million manufacturing jobs in presidential swing states.
Iran charges three detained Australians with spyingTue, 17 Sep 2019 09:20 | AFP
Iran has charged three detained Australians with spying, a judiciary spokesman said on Tuesday, after the reported arrest of a travel-blogging couple and an academic. Two of the Australians were alleged to have used a drone to take pictures of military sites, while a third was accused of spying for another country, spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili told reporters. It was the first official confirmation that Australians have been detained in Iran after the families of three of them said last week they had been arrested in the Islamic republic.
Divided Fed set to cut interest rates this week, but then what?Tue, 17 Sep 2019 01:04 | Reuters
Deep disagreements within the Federal Reserve over the economic outlook and how the U.S. central bank should respond will not stop policymakers from cutting interest rates at a two-day meeting that began on Tuesday. An oil price spike after attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities over the weekend added to the list of risks facing an economy already slowed by ongoing trade tensions and global weakness. At one end of the Fed's large boardroom table sit St. Louis Fed President James Bullard and Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari, who are expected to argue for a steep reduction in borrowing costs to counter low inflation and an inverted Treasury yield curve.
Taurus Horoscope for Tuesday, September 17, 2019
"In a highly tolerant, expansive and enthusiastic mood at the moment, you will be expressing yourself confidently. Mates will be finding you inspiring though at times you could promise more than you can deliver. If you are trying to be helpful at work or even charitable out in the world try to be more realistic. If you aim for the general good, then you will reap the rewards of your efforts. But don`t expect miracles of yourself.
Influential people will be impressed with your wit, wisdom, flow of ideas and articulate way of expressing yourself, so keep talking. Though not everyone around may be as clearly focussed as you. You do seem to be surrounded by sympathetic and delightful friends, who can be maddeningly vague at times. If you feel let down by any of them, ask yourself whether you pitched your hopes too high in the first place. Maybe they are just what they always said, and didn`t promise more.
A sympathetic listener now, you will be subtly tuned into the emotional undercurrents around. Trust your hunches which will more often than not turn out to be accurate. The Moons position today does make you feel vague about your sense of identity and direction. Luckily what it also does is soften your defences making it easier for you to draw close to certain companions. Snuggle up close and be kind.
Bright friends with whom you can have stretching discussions are a must in your life now. With your wonderfully inventive ideas you want to be able to share your thoughts. You will notice you are increasingly sensitive to the subtle energies around, Often you will not have to ask direct questions, since you will know the answer. But you will have to protect yourself to ensure you do not become over loaded with other people`s problems
You do want to talk about a wider range of topics than usual, but will tend to shy clear of anything too emotional. And may not even be well focussed when it comes to cash. The Moon in your chart is probably causing confusion, and could make you feel your security is being undermined. But then again, do you really care? Neptune can make you spaced out and rather careless when it comes to money.
You may be accused of being superficial because you are not sticking to any one interest for long at the moment. But your curiosity is sending you off in all directions at once asking questions endlessly. Just slow down once in a while to consider your dreams of what you want at home and in your family life. What you imagined has not quite come to pass, not yet anyway. Try to sort out misunderstandings as soon as they occur with a little tact and forgiveness.
You do seem preoccupied with money matters at the moment, but all to good end. This is definitely a good time to be singing for your supper. The more you talk the more you will earn. At work you may not be able to pin down what has gone wrong. There seem to be crossed lines, mixed messages or unclear communications around. Your everyday routines and encounters could be confused. But it is only temporary .
You will be happier with your feet up at home reading books, or involved in family discussions than racing around in the outside world at the moment. So try to unload certain work commitments for a few days more. Your head may be full of romantic daydreams but watch you do not attract yourself to lame ducks who are looking for a saviour. Kindness may get the better of common sense and you will end up feeling rather discontented if you are not careful.
More than usual, you will feel colourful and flamboyant, making great efforts to ensure you have an appreciative audience for your jokes. But life can`t be all a picnic since you always have a nagging conscience about being helpful. Neptune will nudge you into lending a hand where needed. But it can also lower your energy levels and concentration at times, so do not force the pace, or demand too much of yourself.
You may appear silent at the moment but your mind is highly active behind your rather defensive exterior. Your secrecy has a good reason, and you want time to consider before disclosing what you know or feel. In private you are questioning almost all your old opinions, whether religious, philosophical or educational at the moment. Do you know what you believe? Maybe not, but if you don`t keep asking then you will not find out.
Close partners both at home and at work really want to hear what you have to say at the moment. You do have a sensible view of your joint situation and can sort out tangles faster than most. Just guard yourself against taking certain people at face value in financial negotiations and partnerships. You could all too easily allow yourself to be misled into trusting people who are unrealistic and, on occasion, downright dishonest.
You will believe the best of everyone, and only see what you want to see. This may be rather sweet of you, but hardly helpful when it comes to practical matters. Resolve to be down to earth, especially where work partnerships are concerned. You need to see the whole situation. Certainly where health and diet is concerned, get yourself better informed. If you want to put your mind at rest about certain questions you have, then go ask a trusted adviser.