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WEATHER: Five Days in Gaylord 9-4 WEATHER: Five Days in Gaylord 9-4
- September 07, 2017

An isolated early evening shower is possible but the night is looking mainly clear overall with lows in the upper 60s to around 70. This week, daytime temperatures are forecast to stay in the 50s and 60s with rain, mixed skies and sunny skies through the workweek, according to a National Weather Service Gaylord office report. (more...)
Pres. Trump Pledges $1 Million To Harvey Relief Pres. Trump Pledges $1 Million To Harvey Relief
- September 07, 2017

The president's trip to Texas on Tuesday included stops in Austin and Corpus Christi but purposely avoided the harder hit areas so as not to interfere with still-ongoing rescue efforts. Congress is expected to swiftly approve the request. The scope of the damage caused by the storm could make it the costliest natural disaster in the nation's history. (more...)
White Christians no longer a majority in America White Christians no longer a majority in America
- September 07, 2017

The survey conducted in 2016 is touted as the largest survey of American religious and denomination identity ever. Only about 17 percent those surveyed were so-called white evangelicals - compared to 23 percent just a decade ago. I think this data really does challenge that interpretation of linking theological conservatism and growth", AP reports. The least religiously diverse states were in the South. (more...)
Matthew Phelps: Pastor Allegedly Kills Wife, Blames It On Cold Medicine Matthew Phelps: Pastor Allegedly Kills Wife, Blames It On Cold Medicine
- September 07, 2017

She was taken to the hospital but did not survive. Matthew Phelps told the operator he took more medicine than he should have and woke to find himself covered in blood and his wife dead in their Raleigh, N.C. During the call, Phelps said he wasn't sure how long she had been on the floor, saying "the blood is not wet on me, the blood is dry". "But I don't want to diminish, anything I say I don't want to diminish the sadness and sorrow that everyone feels for the death of that young lady". (more...)
Saudi Arabia will go to World Cup, Syria surges to playoff spot Saudi Arabia will go to World Cup, Syria surges to playoff spot
- September 07, 2017

The top two teams in each of Asia's two qualifying groups advance automatically to the finals while the teams in third place go through a series of playoffs. "It's a great honour and I took the role to do it a certain way and I'll see it through", Postecoglou said. The Socceroos hit the woodwork three times, had others cleared off the line and were denied by the excellent Thai keeper but pundits saw the game as a microcosm of their long struggles to finish. (more...)
Putin, Moon urge swift end to NKorea crisis Putin, Moon urge swift end to NKorea crisis
- September 07, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, have a bilateral summit meeting on Wednesday in Vladivostok on the sidelines of a regional economic forum hosted by Russia . China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday it would take part in Security Council discussions in "a responsible and constructive manner". Japan upgraded its assessment of the hydrogen bomb test to 160 kilotons from 120 kilotons after the size of the natural disaster it generated was ... (more...)
Three active hurricanes at once: Katia forms in the Gulf Three active hurricanes at once: Katia forms in the Gulf
- September 07, 2017

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) says a tropical storm watch could happen later today for portions of the Mexican state of Veracruz. Jose is similar to Irma in the sense that it's a Cape Verde hurricane, a type of storm that forms in the far eastern Atlantic, near the Cape Verde Islands (now known as Cabo Verde). (more...)
Irma forces FSU to change kickoff Saturday to Noon Irma forces FSU to change kickoff Saturday to Noon
- September 07, 2017

ET Saturday. A few hours after Florida's athletic association sent out a release saying it has officials working with the university to monitor Hurricane Irma , Florida athletics director Scott Stricklin provided a little more clarity. (more...)
Tennessee WR Jauan Jennings dislocates wrist, out 12 weeks Tennessee WR Jauan Jennings dislocates wrist, out 12 weeks
- September 07, 2017

Tennessee won its opener on Monday, a wild, 42-41 double-overtime contest against Georgia Tech . According to a new report, Jennings is going to be out a while. If Jennings is indeed forced to miss 12 weeks, he likely won't appear again until the traditional regular-season finale against rival Vanderbilt. Jennings finished the 2016 season with 40 receptions for 580 yards and seven touchdowns, including the go-ahead score in a victory over Florida and a Hail Mary reception to beat Georgia. (more...)
Brokers Issue New Targets On Franco-Nevada Corporation (NYSE:FNV)
- September 07, 2017

The stock rose 1.31% or $0.16 reaching $12.34. Clarkson Capital initiated Franco Nevada Corp (NYSE: FNV ) on Tuesday, February 16 with "Buy" rating . The stock has "Sell" rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, May 11. UBS downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, March 28 report. Franco-Nevada Corporation ( NYSE FNV ) traded down 1.32% during trading on Friday, hitting $80.94. (more...)
Rep. Mark Walker argues against tying Harvey to debt ceiling increase Rep. Mark Walker argues against tying Harvey to debt ceiling increase
- September 07, 2017

Republicans faced tough questions from constituents over their handling of the failed health care bill as they looked ahead to an equally divisive debate over tax reform . "I think it is fraught with peril, politically", GOP strategist Matt Mackowiak said. "There's no way of predicting". Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has asked lawmakers to raise the government's statutory borrowing authority by September 29; look for House conservatives to demand that any debt-limit increase be ... (more...)
Hurricane Harvey may cost United States $180bn Hurricane Harvey may cost United States $180bn
- September 07, 2017

With most of the home, which had never before flooded, now gutted, Wilson says he will only remain if he can raise its level above the ground by up to six feet (two meters). The evacuation order was lifted after local officials determined it was safe to let residents return home. Water is going through septic systems in rural areas, creating a health hazard for residents. (more...)
Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims
- September 07, 2017

The initial package of Harvey aid would replenish Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster coffers through September 30. That $5.5 billion in Harvey relief funding is only the tip of the iceberg. They said no specific dollar figures or timing were discussed. The U.S. government has a statutory limit on how much money it can borrow to cover the budget deficit that results from Washington spending more than it collects in taxes. (more...)
Robert E. Lee statue removed
- September 07, 2017

Robert E. Lee , joining a growing list of cities that have chose to do away with Civil War-era monuments, according to a local news outlet . "So this argument that we have to keep it to preserve history, to me, is irrelevant". The statue of Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson stands in Justice Park (formerly known as Jackson Park) on August 22, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. (more...)
Blue Whale Challenge: DGP asks parents to keep abreast of Internet trends Blue Whale Challenge: DGP asks parents to keep abreast of Internet trends
- September 07, 2017

Mumbai: A public interest litigation (PIL) filed in the Bombay High Court on Wednesday has urged the court to issue directions to make the Blue Whale game unavailable online, and to take action against those found promoting it. "Police investigation was on and the real cause of the death of the student would be known at the end of the probe", he said. Several such cases of attempted suicide have been reported from across the country, sparking concerns. (more...)
US, Japan discuss North Korea options including nuclear capabilities: White House US, Japan discuss North Korea options including nuclear capabilities: White House
- September 07, 2017

Why this demonstration? Thursday's mission, which sent 12 aircraft from Kyushu, Japan , over the Korean Peninsula to release live weapons over a military training range, was "intended as a signal to North Korea of allied determination to deter, defend, and defeat [North Korean] attacks", said Bruce Klingner, a senior research fellow Northeast Asia at the Heritage Foundation. (more...)
Man accused of stabbing brother to death Man accused of stabbing brother to death
- September 07, 2017

Showing no emotion, Timothy Record stood in front of the judge wearing a suit jacket, no shoes and pajama trousers while he pleaded not guilty to the murder of his older brother, Nathan, at their family's Leominster home on Lakeshore Drive just before 7:30 p.m. (more...)
LLC Purchases New Holdings in Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD) LLC Purchases New Holdings in Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD)
- September 07, 2017

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. The stock declined 1.83% or $1.21 reaching $64.78 on the news. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, BWLD is a stock with 15.38 million shares outstanding that normally trades 11.79% of its float. (more...)
Highway remains closed as OR fire jumps to Washington Highway remains closed as OR fire jumps to Washington
- September 07, 2017

The district closed Tuesday as the 10,000-acre Eagle Creek fire burned ominously close to the schools. The students didn't suspect anything as they hiked towards the waterfall, and said the trail appeared normal during the first half of their hike. (more...)
Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief, White House says Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief, White House says
- September 07, 2017

A catchall domestic spending bill facing a House vote next week includes, for now, an $876 million cut from FEMA disaster accounts that helps balance the cost of President Trump's $1.6 billion request for the U.S. But a senior administration official said the White House expects the disaster funding and the debt ceiling to be paired in the Senate. An additional $5 billion to $8 billion for Harvey could be tucked into a catch-all spending bill Congress must pass in the coming weeks to fund ... (more...)
GOP Candidate Slammed After Boasting Whiteness as Qualification GOP Candidate Slammed After Boasting Whiteness as Qualification
- September 07, 2017

The political newcomer also said she is not raising money and does not appear to have a campaign website. "Protests are confrontational, they're chaotic, they scare people". "They're going to have the most money to be able to spend in our economy". I'm not going to transcribe them here because, despite Barnette's claims, neither she nor her ideas are particularly smart. (more...)
Jay Z Sends Special Birthday Message to Beyoncé During Made In America Jay Z Sends Special Birthday Message to Beyoncé During Made In America
- September 07, 2017

Each woman donned a low, full brimmed black hat, two plaits, and a chunky silver necklace. We imagine the spectacle of it all oughta draw a few eyes, and if you feel compelled by it all - Michelle fkn Obama! - you can contribute right HERE. (more...)
NATO wants pressure ramped up on North Korea NATO wants pressure ramped up on North Korea
- September 07, 2017

A research team at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, Anhui Province analyzed shock waves caused by the blasts and concluded that five of the North's six nuclear tests were carried out in tunnels under the same mountain in Punggye-ri. (more...)
Hillsborough accused make court appearance Hillsborough accused make court appearance
- September 07, 2017

He said: "Today I simply make a ruling on the appropriate venue". Former West Yorkshire and Merseyside chief constable Sir Norman Bettison , 61, is the highest profile suspect in the dock for alleged lies following the tragedy. While Peter Metcalf , Donald Denton and Alan Foster have been charged with perverting the course of justice. He is also charged with failing to take reasonable care for the health and safety of others who may have been affected by his acts or omissions. (more...)
Q4 Sentiment Third Bancorp Fifth (NASDAQ:FITB)
- September 07, 2017

Third Bancorp Fifth (NASDAQ:FITB) institutional sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q4 2016. It has outperformed by 16.60% the S&P500. Van Hulzen Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Google A Shares (FITB) by 95.55% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) Traded Over Its 50 Day Average Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) Traded Over Its 50 Day Average
- September 07, 2017

Splunk has a 12-month low of $50.64 and a 12-month high of $69.23. The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.0002 on September 1, reaching $0.0275. It is now trading 1.9% off that level. Stifel accumulated 15,903 shares. As of the end of the quarter Next Financial Group, Inc had sold 100 shares trimming its stake by 12.9%. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q4 2016. (more...)
Putin brands North Korea sanctions useless Putin brands North Korea sanctions useless
- September 07, 2017

For now, Putin has no plans to have a telephone call with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Peskov said on a conference call with reporters. Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for the foreign ministry, said that a search that U.S authorities carried out at Russia's diplomatic facilities was an attempt to prove that Moscow meddled in USA presidential elections , TASS state news agency reported. (more...)
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...)