Electronics

Trump pushes reform in United Nations debut, calls for ‘changing business as usual’ – Washington Post

Monday, September 18, 2017

NEW YORK — President Trump called on the United Nations to enact reforms to the world body, pledging Monday in his debut here at the annual General Assembly meetings that he and his administration will be “partners in your work.” Speaking at the opening session of the four-day conference, Trump said the organization founded in 1945 has “not reached its full potential” in recent years because of a bloated bureaucracy…

Rip Currents: What to Know as Hurricane Jose Approaches – Newsweek

Monday, September 18, 2017

Current forecasts suggest that the East Coast of the United States should be spared the worst of Hurricane Jose, but the National Hurricane Center is already warning of “dangerous surf and rip current conditions” for the next several days. What does that mean, and how could it affect people along the coast? Jose is a Category 1 storm, which is the least serious category of hurricane, but it’s still packing winds…

Trump’s claim there were long gas lines in North Korea has residents puzzled – Washington Post

Monday, September 18, 2017

People gather to watch footage of the launch of a Hwasong-12 rocket, beside a billboard advertising North Korea’s Pyeonghwa Motors, in Pyongyang on Sept. 16. (AFP via Getty Images) TOKYO — In his latest Twitter outburst against North Korea, President Trump said that “long gas lines [are] forming in North Korea,” adding an exclamatory “Too bad!” (In the same tweet, he bestowed a new nickname on Kim Jong Un: “Rocket Man.”)…

Hollywood just enabled Sean Spicer and that’s not funny – CNN

Monday, September 18, 2017

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Republicans Demand Another Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act – New York Times

Monday, September 18, 2017

“Why did Obamacare fail? Obamacare was rammed through with Democrats’ votes only,” he said on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday. “That’s not the way to do it. We’ve got to go back. If I could just say again, the way to do this is have a bill, put it through committee.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Republicans who…

Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz shot dead by police – BBC News

Monday, September 18, 2017

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Scout Schultz was the president of the Pride Alliance at the Georgia Institute of Technology University police in the US state of Georgia have shot and killed an LGBT student activist, sparking an inquiry. Police encountered Scout Schultz, 21, outside a campus dormitory in Atlanta after a call about “a person with a knife and a gun” late on Saturday. Video shows Schultz refusing to…

Hurricane Maria: ‘Significant’ strengthening likely as storm nears land – CNN

Monday, September 18, 2017

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Trump at the UN: What to watch for Monday – The Hill

Monday, September 18, 2017

President Trump is in New York City for a week of meetings and speeches with foreign leaders amid global uncertainty about a nuclear North Korea. Trump’s Monday will be packed with meetings, leading up to his first-ever speech to the general assembly on Tuesday — a highly anticipated address in which the president is expected to discuss the specific threats of North Korea, Iran and global terrorism. The president’s schedule also…

Sean Spicer’s yucky cameo at the Emmys – Washington Post

Monday, September 18, 2017

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This year’s Emmys didn’t even pretend not to be political – Los Angeles Times

Monday, September 18, 2017

Subtext became text when issues of race, gender and national politics, long a part of Hollywood awards shows, took center stage at the 69th Emmy Awards telecast Sunday night. “You can’t deny that every show was influenced by Donald Trump in some way,” said host Stephen Colbert in his opening monologue. “All the late night shows, obviously. ‘House of Cards.’ The new season of ‘American Horror Story.’” Pause. “And of…

Hurricane Maria is following Irma’s path and getting stronger – CNN

Monday, September 18, 2017

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Emmys cast President Trump in key supporting role – CNN

Monday, September 18, 2017

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Trump heads to first UN summit amid uncertainty on North Korea, Iran, Paris climate deal – Washington Examiner

Monday, September 18, 2017

NEW YORK — President Trump will make his United Nations General Assembly debut this week amid uncertainty on how his administration will handle rising North Korean aggression, a looming deadline to decide the future of the Iran nuclear deal and the U.S. position on withdrawing from or staying in the Paris climate accords. Trump will focus much of his attention at the summit on reforming the U.N. itself, headlining a…

St. Louis Protests: A Guide to the Police-Shooting Case – New York Times

Monday, September 18, 2017

When the fatal confrontation occurred a short time later, after the high-speed chase, Mr. Stockley said, Mr. Smith was reaching for something as the officers stood at his driver’s side window, and he assumed it was a gun. The defense rejected suggestions that the officer had planted anything. After the shooting, Mr. Stockley went back to the police vehicle to get a medical dressing that slows bleeding, they said, not…

Emmy Awards reflect TV’s new world order. – Los Angeles Times

Monday, September 18, 2017

Streaming video solidified its place as the vanguard for television creativity as Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” was honored with five statuettes including outstanding drama series at the 69th Emmy Awards. The win in the drama category marks the first time a streaming series has earned the most prestigious prize at the awards which were presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. FULL COVERAGE: Emmy Awards 2017 >>…

Trump treks to the United Nations to meet world leaders anxious about what he’ll say – USA TODAY

Sunday, September 17, 2017

President Trump waves as he walks from the Oval Office on Sept. 15, 2017, to Marine One.(Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP) WASHINGTON — President Trump heads to the United Nations this week to meet with world leaders, and many of them are anxious — not just about global national security challenges, but about Trump himself.  While the still-new president hopes to use his first appearance before the U.N. General Assembly to rally other countries…

Retweet doesn’t equal endorsement unless you’re the President of the United States – CNN

Sunday, September 17, 2017

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McMaster says no redo on Paris climate deal decision – Washington Post

Sunday, September 17, 2017

National security adviser H.R. McMaster denied Sunday that President Trump is reconsidering his decision to pull out of the Paris climate change accord but said the door remains open to a better agreement down the road. “That’s a false report,” McMaster said of published reports over the weekend that the administration might not pull out of the deal after all and might seek new terms instead. “The president decided to pull…

Hurricane Jose could lash East Coast with tropical storm conditions; Tropical Storm Maria heads toward Caribbean – Washington Post

Sunday, September 17, 2017

(This story, originally published at 12:35 p.m., was updated at 4:18 p.m.) Hurricane Jose continues to lurk off the East Coast and should be watched closely by coastal areas from the Mid-Atlantic to New England, where tropical-storm conditions are possible during the coming week. New model information out Sunday afternoon suggests coastal areas from the Jersey Shore to eastern Massachussets, in particular, may face a serious threat from prolonged coastal…

4 American tourists attacked with acid in Marseille’s train station – Fox News

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Four American tourists were hospitalized after a woman attacked them with acid in Marseille’s main train station in France on Sunday, the city’s prosecutor’s office said.  The four American women, said to be in their 20s and identified as Boston College students, were in the Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles train station when the acid attack happened, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor’s office told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity….