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Tropical Storm Jose forms in the eastern Atlantic Tropical Storm Jose forms in the eastern Atlantic
- September 07, 2017

At 11 p.m. ET, Jose was packing 50 miles per hour winds and was moving west at 14 miles per hour. Hurricane-force winds extended up to 15 miles from the centers of both Jose and Katia, while hurricane-force winds stretched a full 50 miles from Irma's center, according to the NHC . (more...)
Oakland task force heading to Florida to help Hurricane Irma victims Oakland task force heading to Florida to help Hurricane Irma victims
- September 07, 2017

Three non-affiliated members of the task force include a doctor, and canine handlers. Among them, Henrico firefighter Michael Barakey. Everyone determined. The task force specializes in urban search and rescues. "We're rested up, and we can go again". "We also do wide-area search with boots on the ground performing area searches to try to identify people who are lost", said Barakey. (more...)
University of Melbourne again ranked as Australia's top university University of Melbourne again ranked as Australia's top university
- September 07, 2017

Meanwhile, two United Kingdom universities have fared very well on the Times Higher Education Rankings, with Oxford University holding on to the first position for the second year in a row and Cambridge university coming up to the second position overtaking the California Institute of Technology and Stanford University, both tied for the third position this year. (more...)
Vijayawada to Amaravati in 5 minutes! Vijayawada to Amaravati in 5 minutes!
- September 07, 2017

While the cities are only 27 miles apart, it takes commuters around an hour to travel between the two cities. HTT expects to generate direct employment to 500 people and indirect employment to 2,000 people through the project. Hyperloop travel is set to come to India. Aside from this nearly immediate economic benefit, the more efficient transportation of a hyperloop system could fuel the IT industry in Andhra Pradesh, according to Nara Lokesh , Cabinet Minister for Information Technology, ... (more...)
Tropical Depression Thirteen forms in Gulf of Mexico: NHC
- September 07, 2017

While it is too soon to know the impacts, if any, Irma could have in the Gulf, we will continue to monitor the storm's path closely in the WGNO Weather Center. Tropical Storm Jose was moving west and was about 1,135 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. Jose is expected to reach hurricane strength later in the day, the NHC said. (more...)
Trump, Democrats Reach Deal on Debt Ceiling, Harvey Relief Trump, Democrats Reach Deal on Debt Ceiling, Harvey Relief
- September 07, 2017

Rep. Joe Barton, a Republican from Texas, gave Trump credit for finding a way to be bipartisan in a highly polarized Washington - albeit with poor timing. " We had a very good meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer ", Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One en route to Bismark, North Dakota. The president's ideas on tax reform and health care, to name two of the largest issues looming over Congress, put him squarely on the side of the GOP-not to mention other cleavages between the ... (more...)
Putin kicks Trump to the curb, saying Don is Putin kicks Trump to the curb, saying Don is "not his bride"
- September 07, 2017

Listen, it is a thing that everybody knows and remembers. The federal government meantime, is considering how to evacuate an estimated 200,000 Aussies now in north Asia, should tensions with North Korea escalate into war. However, the issue was not mentioned in a separate White House statement on the Trump-Xi call, which said only that the two leaders recognised the danger posed by North Korea and committed to working together with the goal of denuclearising the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic
- September 07, 2017

ET on Wednesday. Katia is located about 185 miles east of Tampico, Mexico . "Interests in the Leeward Islands should monitor the progress of Jose", the NHC said . Jose is not impacting any land as of now or expected to within the coming days. Maximum sustained winds are around 45 miles per hour and strengthening to a hurricane is possible by Thursday. (more...)
Canadian government approves new Ambassador Bridge between Detroit, Windsor Canadian government approves new Ambassador Bridge between Detroit, Windsor
- September 07, 2017

They already own the Ambassador Bridge and they say the new bridge will have six new lanes right next to it with approval from Canada. The US permit to commence construction was received in the spring of 2016. Wildeboer said. Stamper says the project will cost $1 billion in private money. And the Canadian government later issued its own statement, making clear that the permit came with conditions. (more...)
Explosion reported at East Chicago post office Explosion reported at East Chicago post office
- September 07, 2017

East Chicago Acting Fire Chief Francisco Mendez said at least one explosive device went off at the post office in the 900-block of East Chicago Avenue around 6 p.m. The official also stated that members from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were en route. The FBI and ATF were responding to the scene. (more...)
Donald Trump to speak with Xi Jinping on North Korea: White house
- September 07, 2017

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that a military strike was not his first option for dealing with a nuclear-armed North Korea, but he did not rule it out completely. The deployment of the THAAD system is bitterly opposed by China and Russian Federation, which view the powerful radar-based system as a threat. That and a litany of other tests appear aimed at marrying missile and nuclear technology in a way that could put the United States within striking distance. (more...)
Billionaire Branson rides out Irma Billionaire Branson rides out Irma
- September 07, 2017

The order allows the Adjutant General of the Virgin Islands to seize private property they "believe" necessary to protect the islands, subject to approval by the territorys Justice Department. The Virgin founder went on to say his main concern was with the local people of the British Virgin Islands and the local wildlife. Branson posted pictures on his Instagram and Twitter accounts showing him and his staff staying in a room stacked with makeshift beds. (more...)
Putin Says At This Point, Sanctions Against North Korea Are 'Useless' Putin Says At This Point, Sanctions Against North Korea Are 'Useless'
- September 07, 2017

Analysis group 38 North published pictures after Sunday's test which it says shows "more numerous and widespread" disturbances than before. "There does not appear to be any evidence of a collapse crater, as might have been suggested from the post-test tremor". (more...)
UN studies NKorea oil embargo, textile export ban UN studies NKorea oil embargo, textile export ban
- September 07, 2017

Sue Mi Terry, a former Central Intelligence Agency officer, served as Korea director at the US National Security Council. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump said military action against North Korea was not the "first choice" of his administration Wednesday, edging away from his most bellicose threats against the Pyongyang regime. (more...)
Island of Barbuda 'totally demolished' by Hurricane Irma Island of Barbuda 'totally demolished' by Hurricane Irma
- September 07, 2017

This set of hurricanes included Hurricane Igor, which struck Bermuda as a Category 1 storm and then the Canadian island of Newfoundland as a tropical cyclone, according to the NHC . At sustained wind speeds of 295 kilometres per hour, the Category-5 storm first hit Antigua and Barbuda , before moving to Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy island. (more...)
Donald Trump sides with Democrats against Republicans over crucial debt ceiling vote Donald Trump sides with Democrats against Republicans over crucial debt ceiling vote
- September 07, 2017

Knowing the urgency needed and the difficulty of voting against disaster relief, Republican leadership plans to attach an increase to the debt ceiling when the bill arrives in the Senate, putting conservatives who oppose lifting the borrowing limit without budgetary reforms and guarantees of reduced government spending in a hard place: Vote against disaster relief or turn their back on principled opposition to increased government spending. (more...)
Russian Federation asks United Nations to set up mission for east Ukraine Russian Federation asks United Nations to set up mission for east Ukraine
- September 07, 2017

President Trump has approved in principle the sale of " many billions of dollars' worth of military weapons and equipment" for South Korea, the White House said Monday. "If we talk about full parity, then it is not 455 USA diplomats in Moscow, but [455] minus 155", he told reporters at the closing of the BRICS summit in China. (more...)
Trump and Australian prime minister hold 'very constructive' call on N.Korea Trump and Australian prime minister hold 'very constructive' call on N.Korea
- September 07, 2017

US President Donald Trump asked Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull how to handle China's leadership as the pair vowed to continue pushing Beijing to hit the rogue nation with even tougher economic sanctions. "It is in many respects a more challenging situation than the Cuban missile crisis", the Prime Minister told Channel Seven's Sunrise program. "It is not a client state of China". (more...)
Jose, Katia are now hurricanes Jose, Katia are now hurricanes
- September 07, 2017

Tropical storm Katia formed in the Gulf of Mexico early Wednesday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Wednesday that Jose poses no immediately threat to land, but meteorologists warn the storm's path could change. (more...)
US Seeks UN Resolution For Oil Embargo, Asset Freeze On North Korea US Seeks UN Resolution For Oil Embargo, Asset Freeze On North Korea
- September 07, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspecting the Command of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army. The U.S. -led resolution would also extend an asset freeze to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and four other individuals in Kim's inner circle, as well as to national airline Air Koryo and a number of military entities. (more...)
Korea plans 'Frankenmissile' to destroy North's underground military bases Korea plans 'Frankenmissile' to destroy North's underground military bases
- September 07, 2017

Seoul's plans for missiles capable of carrying 2-ton bombs will allow it to attack the rogue regime's extensive underground military facilities on its own, without depending on America's "Bunker Buster" bomb, the Telegraph reported . Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon also acknowledged the grave situation, saying that President Moon Jae-in and his USA counterpart Donald Trump see eye to eye on how to deal with North Korea, citing the decision to allow South Korea to wield more powerful missiles. (more...)
Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe' Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'
- September 07, 2017

Vladimir Putin has warned of a "global planetary catastrophe " with many victims unless a solution is found to the North Korea crisis , rejecting the idea of imposing further sanctions on Pyongyang. Putin said it was clear that Pyongyang already had a nuclear capability - and in any case, no missile defense system could offer adequate protection against conventional long-range artillery. (more...)
Putin Calls for Restraint, Diplomatic Solution to N. Korean Nuclear Issue Putin Calls for Restraint, Diplomatic Solution to N. Korean Nuclear Issue
- September 07, 2017

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity, citing department rules. Two THAAD batteries have already been installed. The U.S.is weighing a number of military, economic and diplomatic responses. The U.S. military is to add more launchers Thursday to a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense battery that it began setting up in rural South Korea earlier this year. (more...)
Moon fails to sway Putin on sanctions Moon fails to sway Putin on sanctions
- September 07, 2017

Trump's administration has said it can not accept North Korea as a nuclear-armed power with missiles capable of reaching USA cities - but recent tests have shown the limits of its options. peacekeepers in March 2015. The Moon-Putin meeting was widely expected to focus on ways to rein in North Korea's evolving nuclear and missile technologies as it follows the communist state's sixth and possibly most powerful nuclear test so far that took place Sunday. (more...)
India, Japan To Step Up Defence Ties, Deepen Malabar Exercise With US India, Japan To Step Up Defence Ties, Deepen Malabar Exercise With US
- September 07, 2017

The yield of North Korea's September 2016 nuclear test has been estimated at 11 to 12 kilotons. "It is relatively assuring since accuracy has increased with many North Korea missile launch tests", Takeshita said, while pointing out North Korea's missiles would likely fly over Japan toward the waters around the USA territory of Guam. (more...)
Teen arrested after leading police on chase in stolen vehicle Teen arrested after leading police on chase in stolen vehicle
- September 07, 2017

When officers ordered the teen to get out of the vehicle, he put it in drive and sped away, according to police. "We ordered the suspect out of the vehicle at gun point". No officers were inside the auto and no one was hurt. After running into the police vehicle the second time, the boy abandoned the stolen auto and took off on foot. (more...)
Trump seeks tougher sanctions to prod North Korea into negotiations
- September 07, 2017

President Donald Trump has issued tough statements to North Korea, saying at one point that if North Korea continued to test nuclear weapons, it would be "met with fire and fury like the world has never seen", CNN reports. When asked by GMB presenters what he thought of the presidant, Rodman expressed admiration for Trump but said he could be "a little bit insane sometimes". (more...)
Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers Call Out Donald Trump For DACA Decision Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers Call Out Donald Trump For DACA Decision
- September 07, 2017

He wrote that he will reconsider DACA if Congress fails to pass legislation created to protect young undocumented immigrants. Some Republicans in Congress, led by Sen. immigration and customs enforcement officers. But those whose permits expire March 6 and after will be deportable if Congress doesn't act. Curbelo says his bill gained a lot of momentum this week after news broke DACA will end in six months. (more...)
Legal & General Group Plc Buys 25875 Shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC) Legal & General Group Plc Buys 25875 Shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC)
- September 07, 2017

Profund Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation by 9.8% in the 1st quarter. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its position in shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation by 41.1% in the first quarter. (more...)
What Trump said about DACA in 12 hours What Trump said about DACA in 12 hours
- September 07, 2017

Praeli said she was hurt by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' announcement ending the DACA program on Tuesday, but feels "ready for this moment" and the mounting fight against the decision . Activist Gustavo Torres told a crowd outside the White House: "This president lied to our community". Lasso, who is originally from Ecuador, is not optimistic about Congress . (more...)

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