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'Fastest ever' leap in U.S. household incomes

'Fastest ever' leap in U.S. household incomes

With incomes rising, the number of people living in poverty fell 3.5 million to 43.1 million a year ago. The US Census notes that households in metro areas saw a 6.0% increase for median incomes from 2014 to 2015 from $55,920 to $59,258, and those of households in "principal cities of metropolitan areas" surged by 7.3% in the same time frame.



Syria shoots down Israeli warplane

Press TV: Indeed and then obviously we have all those foreign players in Syria as well, I wonder how many of them do you think are cooperating with the Israelis when it comes to their individual interests there? The IDF, meanwhile, say they took out Syrian military targets after artillery fire from their northern border, but that all their aircraft returned safely.


Iran threatened to launch missiles to shoot down Navy aircraft

Iran threatened to launch missiles to shoot down Navy aircraft

Two US spy planes have flown within a mile of Iranian airspace, and have received warnings of a potential shootdown should they breach it. "It's one thing to tell someone to get off your lawn, but we weren't on their lawn", one U.S. In July, Iran tried a ballistic missile test in violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution that is part of the nuclear agreement signed one year ago that month.



Israel plans new homes in West Bank settlements

Both houses of California's legislature have now approved a bill to ban state government agencies from awarding contracts to companies that choose to join the worldwide boycott against Israel's continued occupation of Palestine. Israel has approved the building of hundreds of new housing units in the Jewish settlements of the West Bank on Wednesday, 31 August, and retrospectively legalised more.



Bills Watkins could miss weeks

Watkins spoke after attending the Bills' walk-through practice on Monday, and after concerns were raised he experienced a setback during a 13-7 season-opening loss at Baltimore. Medical personnel have informed Watkins and the team that there is no surgical remedy for the issue at this time. Last season, he was slowed by ankle and calf injuries.


Buhari participates in Eid Kabir prayer in Daura

Buhari participates in Eid Kabir prayer in Daura

We are stopping corruption in its tracks and we will get the economy right by the Grace of God. "Even four years is not enough, eight years is not even enough to fix the rot in government, that is why whatever you do with two terms, let other fresh hands come in".