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WH: DACA, Immigration Reform Now in Hands of Congress WH: DACA, Immigration Reform Now in Hands of Congress
- September 07, 2017

Often, presidents send concepts of legislative fixes, or have their administration work with Congress on legislative language, but Mr. Trump isn't sending any direction to congressional leaders. Congress failed to approve the measure, prompting Obama to act. He expressed the opinion a court would strike down the program, a fate met by a similar program for parents. (more...)
Clint Hurdle extension to keep him with Pirates through 2021 Clint Hurdle extension to keep him with Pirates through 2021
- September 07, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle entered the 2017 Major League Baseball season as a lame duck. "I'm going to wait on the organization to get everything they need to get in place", Hurdle said Monday night. They will likely miss the postseason for the second straight year after making the playoffs three straight seasons from 2013 to 2015. He's led them to three playoff appearances, although they's never advanced past the NLDS. (more...)
SC to hear plea against deportation of Rohingyas, today SC to hear plea against deportation of Rohingyas, today
- September 07, 2017

As per law, they stand to be deported as they are illegal immigrants. Last month, Rijiju, in response to a Parliament question, had claimed that 14,000 Rohingya were registered with the UNHCR, the United Nations organ that deals with refugees. (more...)
NAFTA: Canada, The United States and Mexico to keep the cap NAFTA: Canada, The United States and Mexico to keep the cap
- September 07, 2017

A joint statement by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo sought to quell concerns about U.S. The U.S. tried informally starting the conversation, and sources say Canada pushed it off. Another problem is whether U.S. President Donald Trump will find the final outcome acceptable enough to stay in NAFTA. (more...)
Delhi records most road accident deaths in 2016 Delhi records most road accident deaths in 2016
- September 07, 2017

Compared to 2015, there was a decline of 4.1 per cent in the number of accidents , but the total number of fatal accidents rose 3.3 per cent to 1,36,071. "We are working to reduce fatalities not only on National Highways but on state highways and district roads as well". At 33.8%, two-wheelers accounted for the highest share in the number of road accidents, followed by cars, jeeps, and taxis. (more...)
Support for Trump weaker among Obama-Trump voters Support for Trump weaker among Obama-Trump voters
- September 07, 2017

The Economist poll surveyed 1,500 Americans (1,309 of whom were registered voters) between September 3 and 5, and it has a margin of error of plus or minus three percent. Pollsters also asked about the Russian Federation probe and other federal investigations involving the president and whether they agree with Mr. Trump that the investigations are a "witch hunt". (more...)
Army chief says be ready for two-front war Army chief says be ready for two-front war
- September 07, 2017

Speaking about China, India's Northern adversary, Rawat said that "flexing of muscles has started", according to a report in NDTV . He said the situation could gradually snowball into a larger conflict on India's northern border. "As far as our Western adversary is considered, we don't see any scope of reconciliation, because their military, the polity and the people in that nation have been made to believe that there is an adversary, India, which is all out to break their nation into ... (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose gaining strength in central Atlantic: NHC Tropical Storm Jose gaining strength in central Atlantic: NHC
- September 07, 2017

Jose has sustained winds of 75 miles per hour, and it is moving west-northwest at 16 miles per hour. While several locations in the Caribbean are under hurricane watches and warnings due to Irma , there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect due to Jose, according to the Hurricane Center. (more...)
UN Probe Finds Syrian Army Responsible For Deadly Attack UN Probe Finds Syrian Army Responsible For Deadly Attack
- September 07, 2017

During this period, warring parties continued to lay sieges and to instrumentalise humanitarian aid to compel surrender. The Commission is gravely concerned that this offensive has led to the internal displacement of some 190,000 people, with the fate of some 20,000 others precarious as they remain trapped in Raqqa. (more...)
What Analysts Have to Say About Nabors Industries (NBR)? What Analysts Have to Say About Nabors Industries (NBR)?
- September 07, 2017

It has outperformed by 15.96% the S&P500. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno acquired 38,000 shares as Biogen Inc (BIIB)'s stock declined 13.45%. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, July 7. As per Wednesday, June 21, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. (more...)
Orleans Complex Fire At 5400 Acres, 14% Contained Orleans Complex Fire At 5400 Acres, 14% Contained
- September 07, 2017

Reader Fires - 152 acres (total): The Reader and Reader 2 fires are being managed conjointly due to their close proximity. There were eleven new fires reported in the Bitterroot National Forest in the last week. There are about 90 residents affected by the evacuation orders. Two spot fires moved the fire into the Fred Burr Creek drainage on the Bitterroot National Forest, throwing up a large plume visible from town, according to Victor Fire Chief Scott Hackett. (more...)
AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Valuation According To Analysts
- September 07, 2017

About 12,340 shares traded. It has outperformed by 28.84% the S&P500. Van Hulzen Asset Management Llc decreased Facebook (FB) stake by 39.96% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. boosted its holdings in AK Steel Holding Corporation by 2.5% during the 2nd quarter. Qs Limited Com has invested 0% in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). (more...)
Francis plane shifts course to avoid Hurricane Irma Francis plane shifts course to avoid Hurricane Irma
- September 07, 2017

Venezuela, Colombia's eastern neighbor, has been the scene of protests and severe shortages of food and medicine for months as President Nicolas Maduro has tried to consolidate his power and rewrite the nation's constitution. According to the Reuters news agency, the revised route takes the aircraft south of Puerto Rico, flying over the islands of Barbados, Grenada, Tobago and Trinidad. (more...)
Russian Federation operation spent $100k on divisive Facebook adverts during U.S. election Russian Federation operation spent $100k on divisive Facebook adverts during U.S. election
- September 06, 2017

In a statement posted days after the election, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg promised to explore the issue but said that 99 percent of information found on Facebook is authentic and only "a very small amount" is fake or hoaxes. The U.S. intelligence community concluded in January that Russian Federation had interfered in the U.S. election to help elect Trump, including by using paid social media trolls to spread fake news meant to influence public opinion. (more...)
Golfing With Trump: Analysis Reveals Powerful Elite Can Literally Play for Access Golfing With Trump: Analysis Reveals Powerful Elite Can Literally Play for Access
- September 06, 2017

The review shows the potential for unprecedented access to a sitting U.S. president for people paying for a service that enriches that President personally. "We never thought we'd see anyone push the outer limits in this way". Trump's US golf clubs are among the most lucrative outposts in his empire, bringing in about $600 million in 2015 and 2016, according to his financial disclosure reports. (more...)
Trump says military action is not his 'first choice' on North Korea Trump says military action is not his 'first choice' on North Korea
- September 06, 2017

Trump stressed "now is not the time to talk to North Korea", according to a White House description of his telephone call with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday. The two leaders did agree that the rest of the world must guide Pyongyang back to the dialogue table but a hint of difference in exactly how that should be done. (more...)
City will offer free lunch for all public school students City will offer free lunch for all public school students
- September 06, 2017

All New York City students will be eligible for free lunch when the 2017-18 school year begins on Thursday. . Who says there's no such thing as a free lunch? "Free school lunch will not only ensure that every kid in New York City has the fuel they need to succeed but also further our goal of providing an excellent and equitable education for all students". (more...)
US Must Put 'All Measures of Pressure' on North Korea - White House US Must Put 'All Measures of Pressure' on North Korea - White House
- September 06, 2017

She urged the 15-member Security Council to impose the "strongest possible" sanctions to deter him and shut down his trading partners. In their discussion on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, the leaders confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearize the DPRK, said a statement by the White House. (more...)
Apache Junction Elementary School Principal Arrested for Luring Teen Girls Online Apache Junction Elementary School Principal Arrested for Luring Teen Girls Online
- September 06, 2017

Tuesday after allegedly inviting teenage girls to go skinny dipping. A former principal at Eanes, Austin and Round Rock ISDs was arrested in Arizona for allegedly trying to lure teenage girls online. "This was not something that was a one-time thing", said Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb . Pictured newly hired, Arizona school principal Karl Waggoner. (more...)
Will Penn State get its revenge against Pitt this weekend? Vote here Will Penn State get its revenge against Pitt this weekend? Vote here
- September 06, 2017

But even in dealing with a rivalry that dates back to 1893 - and an opponent that won 42-39 last season in the first meeting in 16 years - Franklin doesn't subscribe to the belief that Penn State's matchup against Pitt is any bigger than the game against the Zips a few days ago. (more...)
National Guard Moves Focus as Hurricane Irma Looms National Guard Moves Focus as Hurricane Irma Looms
- September 06, 2017

Gov. Scott added, "Hurricane Irma is an extremely unsafe and life-threatening Category 5 storm and the state is aggressively preparing to ensure families are safe as we prepare for a possible landfall". While announcing the return of the C-130 and its crew to Delaware, it was also confirmed that approximately 30 Delaware National Guard troops were still deployed. (more...)
Florida sheriff threatens arrests at Hurricane Irma shelters for fugitives Florida sheriff threatens arrests at Hurricane Irma shelters for fugitives
- September 06, 2017

Some critics called the warning heartless, but the Sheriff's Office said it's the law. "Officers are legally obligated to take a person into custody if they have a warrant", she said. LawNewz reached out to Hortsman for clarification on whether the threatened jail time would include people wanted for non-violent crimes like parking tickets, traffic tickets and low-level drug offenses. (more...)
Low pressure in gulf could become tropical depression Low pressure in gulf could become tropical depression
- September 06, 2017

Its potential to turn into a hurricane will depend on the exact track Katia takes in the next couple of days. The system may become a hurricane before making landfall in eastern Mexico late this week or over the weekend. The Caribbean region was hunkering down as monster Hurricane Irma slammed into Barbuda as a rare Category Five storm early Wednesday, packing ferocious winds and causing major flooding in low-lying areas. (more...)
Suspect killed in CHP officer-involved shooting in DTLA Suspect killed in CHP officer-involved shooting in DTLA
- September 06, 2017

The shooting, in which one suspect was listed as "down" was reported at 6:08 a.m. Tuesday at Third Street south of Spring Street, said CHP Officer Christian Cracraft. The man did not work in the building and it's unclear if he was a former employee, police said. No officers were injured in the incident. The suspect, who was described as a 42-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. (more...)
Some on Twitter celebrate Gauri Lankesh's killing, question state funeral Some on Twitter celebrate Gauri Lankesh's killing, question state funeral
- September 06, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in India said in a statement: "The U.S. Mission in India joins advocates of press freedom in India and worldwide in condemning the murder of respected journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bangalore". This week's issue carried a cover story about a former chief minister of Karnataka, B.S. Yeddyurappa, who had previously been arrested for a corruption scandal, with a headline that read, "Once again, the fear of jail". (more...)
US Sorry for 'Highly Offensive' Leaflets Dropped in Afghanistan US Sorry for 'Highly Offensive' Leaflets Dropped in Afghanistan
- September 06, 2017

The leaflets dropped Tuesday night over parts of Parwan showed the shahada - the Muslim profession of faith - printed on the image of a dog, an animal viewed by many Muslims as unclean . " Those who have committed this unforgivable mistake in the publicity, propaganda or media section of the coalition forces will be tried and punished ", he said. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Nears The Caribbean And Florida Hurricane Irma Nears The Caribbean And Florida
- September 06, 2017

Meanwhile, its wind gusts are the strength you'd expect of an EF-5 tornado. Most people were without power and around 1,000 people on Antigua were spending the night in shelters, Mr Burford said . Schools will be closed and mandatory evacuations will begin, according to county officials. According to the declaration, the three states have been put on notice. (more...)
SC Gov. McMaster declares state of emergency ahead of Irma's arrival SC Gov. McMaster declares state of emergency ahead of Irma's arrival
- September 06, 2017

Irma on Wednesday had winds of 185 miles per hour (300 kph) and was one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in history. After Hurricane Irma is finished with Florida, it looks like the storm could end up moving along the Southeast Coast, and possibly having a substantial impact in the Carolinas. (more...)
Mom says she was asked to leave restaurant over pregnant belly Mom says she was asked to leave restaurant over pregnant belly
- September 06, 2017

Temperatures took off to 86C in Marysville on Sunday. "I was very surprised by the response", she explained. "But had it been anyone else, I don't think there would've been any problem whatsoever". 'I was pregnant and lived in an area where it was 120 on the daily. "There was no way I was going to stay there". She's gets no sympathy from me'. Gobin said she and her family went to another restaurant after being turned away at the Buzz Inn and there was no problem. (more...)
Tyson announces Tonganoxie plant, expected to empoy 1600 Tyson announces Tonganoxie plant, expected to empoy 1600
- September 06, 2017

The growing demand for chicken has prompted the move, with the state-of-the-art operation enabling the producer to keep up with consumers. The processing, hatchery and feed-mill plant near the city of Tonganoxie in Leavenworth County will employ approximately 1,600 people, the owner of its namesake brand and those of Jimmy Dean and Sara Lee , said yesterday (5 August). (more...)

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