People

Author: 0 Spain-Catalonia crisis: Thousands take to street before independence referendum

Puigdemont reiterated his call on the Spanish government to negotiate over holding a legal, binding referendum , and again promised to call the entire vote off if the state agreed. "I think it's about democracy and liberty", Ramon Hernández, 80, said. The Catalan newspaper " LaVanguardia " reported today, citing Radio RAD1's claims that the Spanish police had entered the telecommunications and technology center of the Catalan government, but the police did not confirm the raids , said ...

People Trump says Puerto Rico mayors 'want everything done for them'
Author: 0 Trump says Puerto Rico mayors 'want everything done for them'

Cruz on Friday had criticized the Trump administration's response to the hurricane , saying, "I am begging, begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying". FEMA , in coordination with its federal partners, has provided millions of meals and millions of liters of water to Puerto Rico this week, the agency said.

People Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader
Author: 0 Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Although this might not sound like the typical credentials of a Ukip politician, Bolton is respected within the party - winning multiple endorsements from the party's MEPs during the course of the leadership campaign. UKIP chairman Paul Oakden told the BBC's Daily Politics he was not anxious the similarities might lead to legal issues: "We did our due diligence before we put these logos to the membership and as I said, we are perfectly comfortable".

People Slab in deadly Yosemite rockfall was 'size of an apartment building'
Author: 0 Slab in deadly Yosemite rockfall was 'size of an apartment building'

The Yosemite rockfall, of "undetermined size", took place Wednesday afternoon along the popular Waterfall Route, according to the park . Park rangers are working to get the injured climber medical attention outside of the park, and the national park will stay open to visitors as usual, according to the release from the National Park Service.

People Equifax CEO Rick Smith retires in wake of data breach
Author: 0 Equifax CEO Rick Smith retires in wake of data breach

Says new non-exec chairman Mark Feidler: "The Board remains deeply concerned about and totally focused on the cybersecurity incident". Along with ousting Smith, Equifax said it is creating a special committee to deal with its breach, and manage cybersecurity incidents in the future.

People ISIS releases recording of leader al-Baghdadi
Author: 0 ISIS releases recording of leader al-Baghdadi

It was not clear when the message, released by the ISIS-affiliated Al-Furqan media group, was recorded. "The leaders of the Islamic State and its soldiers have realised that the path to. Also other references about the Astana conference held earlier this month in Kazakhstan were made. In Thursday's recording, the voice purporting to be Baghdadi's cast those defeats in a more generous light.

People Insults fly over same-sex marriage song at football grand final
Author: 0 Insults fly over same-sex marriage song at football grand final

Attorney-General George Brandis labelled his former boss's stance "bizarre", while Macklemore himself is using it as motivation and has vowed to "go harder". Macklemore (here performing in California in May) is set to perform is "gay athem" at this Sunday's NRL Grand Final. A petition by former player Tony Wall to ban "the event [being] heavily politicised with a LGBTIQ anthem" has gathered more than 7,500 signatures.

People Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages
Author: 0 Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages

CEO Gene Lee said that the company is "proud to employ over 175,000 team members in over 1,700 restaurants", delivering strong dining experiences to over 380 million guests each year. Royal Bank Of Canada's price objective indicates a potential upside of 8.23% from the company's current price. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 1st.

People IRMA: St. Pete woman organizing relief efforts for Irma-devastated Virgin Islands
Author: 0 IRMA: St. Pete woman organizing relief efforts for Irma-devastated Virgin Islands

But they're also calling on people who took animals in during the hurricane to come forward about where they found the pets and what condition they were in. Then she needed crates - plastic traveling cases for the cats and dogs - to ensure they would be transported safely. They padded the doors and prepared for the first hit from the storm.

People Tillerson clarifies Washington's diplomatic efforts regarding North Korea crisis continue
Author: 0 Tillerson clarifies Washington's diplomatic efforts regarding North Korea crisis continue

The U.S. continues diplomatic efforts to resolve the North Korea crisis, but is not ruling out military options, U.S. State Secretary Rex Tillerson said. "I'm trying to be responsible in my job, and I'm trying to make sure I inform the American people everything that I know", she said. "We are quite challenged but our diplomatic efforts continue unabated", Tillerson said in an interview with ABC.

People Trump speaks to media with Spanish PM Rajoy
Author: 0 Trump speaks to media with Spanish PM Rajoy

Police in Catalonia said Monday they questioned 15 people accused of disobedience for allegedly developing web platforms dedicated to an outlawed independence referendum, as tensions rise less than a week before the vote. Organisers of protests last week have been threatened with charges of sedition. The officials said Catalonia lacked a proper election commission, ballot boxes, ballot papers, a transparent census and election material, and other material needed to hold the vote.

Author: 0 Nigeria ready to play OPEC ball, Russian Federation says

A productivity decline in drilling rigs in the Eagle Ford and Permian basins in the U.S. point to faltering shale oil production levels, he added. The Opec meeting last week provided a few positive headlines but fell short of any actual announcements.

People Trump Administration offers $200m in STEM and IT Study grants
Author: 0 Trump Administration offers $200m in STEM and IT Study grants

Ms. Trump said that six million jobs in the United States were going unfilled largely because not enough students were being educated in computer science and other STEM-related skills. According to a press release , the money will be donated over the course of five years. As part of the initiative, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce each have committed $50 million, Lockheed Martin plans to spend $25 million, and others, including General Motors, have guaranteed $10 ...

People Russian Federation general killed in Syria fighting
Author: 0 Russian Federation general killed in Syria fighting

Russia warned the United States on Thursday it would target US -backed militias in Syria if Russian troops again came under fire, as the United States disclosed an unusual face-to-face meeting between USA and Russian generals meant to avoid such clashes.

People
Author: 0 "Megan Kelly Today" Lines Up Big Guests for New Show

Teasing that she wouldn't be discussing President Donald Trump's morning tweets, Kelly claimed she was "just, like, over it" where politics were concerned. After that, Kelly welcomed the stars of NBC's "Will & Grace", which returns to the network Thursday night. Kelly said during the show's opening. She also never missed an opportunity to talk about herself.

People GOP effort to repeal Obamacare teeters on edge of collapse
Author: 0 GOP effort to repeal Obamacare teeters on edge of collapse

Sen. Adding urgency to the matter, Senate Republicans have until September 30 to make use of special budget rules under which they can pass a repeal bill with only a simple majority, rather than needing Democratic votes. Collins' announcement came after Sens. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) became the latest to announce her intentions to vote against the bill, joining McCain and Sen.

People Iranian missile launch Trump angrily tweeted about was fake, U.S. officials say
Author: 0 Iranian missile launch Trump angrily tweeted about was fake, U.S. officials say

He also contended that "they are also working with North Korea". Iran's missile test would also worsen the country's relations with its Middle East rivals. A Khorramshahr long-range missile is displayed during the annual military parade in Teheran on Friday. If a state official of North Korea looks at how we go back on deals with Iran they likely would not take the USA seriously in any negotiation.

Author: 0 Battle against corruption was firm, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

I have no relatives (to benefit)", the PM said . BJP said that the Central Govenunent has delivered on its promise made to the People regarding corruption and black money. "Shah in his address gave a befitting reply to Gandhi with facts and figures", Goyal added, referring to Gandhi's recent U.S. visit where he came down hard on the Modi government over the economic slowdown, rising unemployment and other issues including demonetisation .