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Travelers rush back to Wisconsin before Hurricane Irma hits Florida Travelers rush back to Wisconsin before Hurricane Irma hits Florida
- September 09, 2017

The storm, which is expected to remain at Category 4 strength, is extremely risky, packing 150 mile-per-hour winds and enormous amounts rainfall. Even Tallahassee, the state capitol that is around 500 miles away from Miami, is experiencing outages in at least 21 percent of its gas stations, according to GasBuddy. (more...)
Images of Recovery After Hurricane Harvey in Texas Images of Recovery After Hurricane Harvey in Texas
- September 09, 2017

Watt said that he couldn't help but want to help in the recovery process. Sunday night, Houston Texans player J.J. Once we get through our own denial, we need to hold accountable politicians, the media, and most of all the corporations who spend billions of dollars to keep us tied to an outmoded energy system that needs to change. (more...)
Cruise company uses ship as hurricane 'safe haven' for employees Cruise company uses ship as hurricane 'safe haven' for employees
- September 09, 2017

FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) tinted gains of +0.61% (+0.05 points) to US$8.3. It has outperformed by 76.04% the S&P500. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. Since March 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $7.15 million activity. About 4,155 shares traded. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.51 in Q4 2016. (more...)
Radar Shows Hundreds Of Planes Over Florida Evacuating Hurricane Irma
- September 09, 2017

Delta said it was adding flights and would use larger planes to add more than 2,000 seats for passengers in Irma's path in Florida - including Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando - and the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic. Delta, JetBlue and American Airlines have capped the price of their flights through September 13. The Federal Aviation Administration is holding twice daily phone calls with airlines to talk about airport conditions, but does not plan to close the Miami airport on ... (more...)
Abbott hands out first batch of federal Harvey recovery funds Abbott hands out first batch of federal Harvey recovery funds
- September 09, 2017

On Sept. 1, Abbott launched the Rebuild Texas Fund. We sat down with the state's higher education commissioner to talk recovery efforts and retraining students. "These teams will be backed up by an assistant center at the A&M System headquarters in College Station which will be staffed by experts in problem solving in everything from applying for federal aid to engineering". (more...)
North Korea is 'behaving very badly, and it's got to stop' North Korea is 'behaving very badly, and it's got to stop'
- September 09, 2017

On Sunday, North Korea said it detonated a hydrogen bomb designed for a long-range missile and called its sixth and most powerful nuclear test a "perfect success", sparking world condemnation and promises of tougher USA sanctions. (more...)
IL governor agrees to sell bonds to pay off bills IL governor agrees to sell bonds to pay off bills
- September 09, 2017

The state will issue bonds to pay off bills with double-digit interest penalties, saving hundreds of millions of dollars this year. Governor Rauner adds that he is exercising his borrowing authority due to the state's budget still being "more than $1 billion out of balance". (more...)
Irma evacuees welcome at Charlotte Motor Speedway Irma evacuees welcome at Charlotte Motor Speedway
- September 09, 2017

Models are agreeing that Irma will take a northerly turn and possibly make landfall around Miami on Sunday. Atlanta Motor Speedway was the first of two tracks to perform this kind gesture, as it announced yesterday that it would be opening up its camping faculties to Hurricane Irma evacuees starting today. (more...)
Ohio Air Force base to house planes sheltering from Irma Ohio Air Force base to house planes sheltering from Irma
- September 09, 2017

On Wednesday, two fighter jets crashed during a routine training mission, the base announced. The crash remains under investigation, and additional details were not immediately available. When asked why the information release from Wednesday's crash came before information from Tuesday's fatal crash, Ika said efforts after the deadly incident focused on search and recovery as well as next-of-kin notification. (more...)
Russian airstrike kills IS 'Minister of War', other top commanders in Syria Russian airstrike kills IS 'Minister of War', other top commanders in Syria
- September 09, 2017

Deir Ezzor is largely still held by ISIS forces. While largely staying out of the Syrian civil war, Israel has carried out a number of airstrikes against suspected arms shipments believed to be headed to Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group, which is fighting alongside President Bashar Assad's forces. (more...)
Search dog team from Riverside County dispatched for Irma rescues Search dog team from Riverside County dispatched for Irma rescues
- September 09, 2017

He's been deployed with Ohio Task Force One on numerous occasions to help those who need it most - from 9/11 to most major hurricanes to hit land in the last two decades, including Hurricane Harvey just two weeks ago. "It'll be wide-area searches and nearly tornado-like destruction". The program manager says, as always, they are prepared for the worst. Overall, the task force performed 173 rescues and 40 animal rescues in addition to searching 52 square miles. (more...)
Jamie Oliver Says Tough Restrictions On EU Workers After Brexit Won't Happen Jamie Oliver Says Tough Restrictions On EU Workers After Brexit Won't Happen
- September 09, 2017

But there was still disquiet about the powers handed to the government by the bill , with the House of Lords Constitution Committee describing it as "an extraordinary transfer of legal powers. "The slogan of the Leave campaign was about people taking back control and restoring powers to Parliament". Mr Hill said he has no intention of blocking Brexit , but says the bill is little more than a "power grab" by ministers. (more...)
The Seahawks Can Beat Green Bay The Seahawks Can Beat Green Bay
- September 09, 2017

Once the games begin, it's vital to stay on top of the NFL's uncertain situations, all the better to stay ahead of your league-mates with savvy trades and waiver pickups. Both teams are healthy. He had limited participation. He tied for the most wins by a QB in his first five seasons. Along with this being a matchup of perennial powerhouses, the game will feature a poignant meeting between brothers. (more...)
Greece bans protests during French president's visit Greece bans protests during French president's visit
- September 09, 2017

In an interview with Kathimerini ahead of his visit to Greece , Macron had underlined areas of interest for investment. "We respect the International Monetary Fund , but we can manage better with an organization which was set up to have a European mentality and understand the euro zone's special features", Pavlopoulos said. (more...)
Homicide suspect taken into custody after high speed chase in Detroit Homicide suspect taken into custody after high speed chase in Detroit
- September 09, 2017

He finally was captured in southwest Detroit . With several police cars in pursuit, the suspect got out of his vehicle and began running, jumping over the concrete barrier dividing the lanes of the freeway and running into oncoming traffic. (more...)
Oklahoma State vs. South Alabama: Takeaways after the first half Oklahoma State vs. South Alabama: Takeaways after the first half
- September 09, 2017

Rudolph needs just 244 yards to break Weeden's record of 9,260 passing yards. Friday's game begins at 8:00 p.m. South Alabama entered the fourth quarter with just six first downs and 92 total yards. The Cowboys offense might be too overwhelming, and Friday's contest could serve as a nice warmup before Oklahoma State travels to Pittsburgh in week three. (more...)
North Korea: Nikki Haley Is A Prostitute North Korea: Nikki Haley Is A Prostitute
- September 09, 2017

Earlier this week, during a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting, Haley strongly criticised Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test and said, "the country is begging for war , despite United States not being in favour of war". "We have taken an incremental approach, and despite the best of intentions, it has not worked". "Enough is enough. War is never something the United States wants". (more...)
Trial ends in Kentucky abortion clinic case Trial ends in Kentucky abortion clinic case
- September 09, 2017

His administrative reach includes licenses for abortion clinics. This policy has been in place since 1998. EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville is in the US District Court of the Western District of Kentucky this week fighting to retain its license. (more...)
US Pulls Back ISIS Surveillance at Russia's Request US Pulls Back ISIS Surveillance at Russia's Request
- September 09, 2017

But the United States has avoided bombing the buses themselves because of the presence of civilians. Instead, US firepower has been turned on any ISIS fighters who venture from the protection of the buses - to stretch their legs, try to escape, or attend to nature's call. (more...)
Military action certainly an option against North Korea, says Donald Trump Military action certainly an option against North Korea, says Donald Trump
- September 09, 2017

Some Republicans disputed the accusations that Trump was contradicting his national security team. Wang's remarks came after Chinese President Xi Jinping's telephone conversation with his U.S. Lindsey Graham on the situation with North Korea, suggesting that it could be leading to war. "We will not be putting up with what's happening in North Korea". (more...)
Israel's Sara Netanyahu may face indictment: attorney general Israel's Sara Netanyahu may face indictment: attorney general
- September 09, 2017

The country's attorney general Avichai Mandelbit said on Friday he had made a decision to bring the case to Netanyahu after considering a wealth of evidence. Particularly damaging was Naftali's allegation to an employment court that Sara Netanyahu was often drunk , consuming up to three bottles of champagne a day, a claim denied by the Netanyahus. (more...)
Two accused in Canada 'honour killing' case face extradition Two accused in Canada 'honour killing' case face extradition
- September 09, 2017

Sidhu and Badesha allegedly ordered the killing after Jassi secretly married a poor rickshaw driver instead of a wealthy, older man chosen for her. But the mother and uncle argued that they may not receive a fair trial in India, and in a split ruling a year ago, the B.C. (more...)
International Concern Grows Over Rohingya Exodus From Myanmar International Concern Grows Over Rohingya Exodus From Myanmar
- September 09, 2017

In September previous year, an open letter signed by multiple Nobel Peace laureates, including Archbishop Tutu, warned Suu Kyi of "potential for genocide" in the region. She is not even willing to use the term Rohingya; her government dismisses the 1m-strong group that has been present in Rakhine since precolonial times as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. (more...)
Dera Sacha Sauda raid: Luxury auto, old notes seized Dera Sacha Sauda raid: Luxury auto, old notes seized
- September 09, 2017

The duties have been assigned to various officials for the operation. These plastic currencies was found in market near the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters , according to a report of ANI . Bomb disposal teams accompanied inside. Dera spokesperson Vipassana Insan said that "Dera has always followed the law" and appealed followers to maintain peace. (more...)
'Throw out BJD government in Odisha' 'Throw out BJD government in Odisha'
- September 09, 2017

A special trial court here on Friday granted last opportunity to former Gujarat BJP Minister Maya Kodnani to present party President Amit Shah as her defence witness in the Naroda Gam massacre case during the 2002 communal riots in the state. (more...)
Trump speaks with Qatar leader amid diplomatic crisis Trump speaks with Qatar leader amid diplomatic crisis
- September 09, 2017

Saudi Arabia took issue with the fact that the Qatar News Agency did not specify it was Doha that initiated the phone conversation. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut trade and diplomatic ties to Qatar in June, alleging that the country supports Iran and extremists, something Qatar denies. (more...)
Grandparents not part of Donald Trump's travel ban, rules US Appeals Court Grandparents not part of Donald Trump's travel ban, rules US Appeals Court
- September 09, 2017

The Trump administration interpreted that language to exclude grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other family members. The appeals court judges reasoned that since the justices said the mother-in-law of one travel-ban challenger was entitled to a reprieve from the president's order, other relatives should enjoy the same treatment. (more...)
'General Bipin Rawat's Arrogance Taints India's Image' 'General Bipin Rawat's Arrogance Taints India's Image'
- September 09, 2017

Saran said that be it the Pakistan issue or India's relations with other neighbours, "there is no alternative but to try and find ways in which we are able to transcend this fragmentation". "Just two days ago, President Xi Jinping pointed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the two countries are each other's development opportunities, not threats", said Geng Shuang , a spokesperson for the Chinese government. (more...)
After waiting in line for hours, man offers last generator to stranger After waiting in line for hours, man offers last generator to stranger
- September 09, 2017

She drove to a Lowe's location in Orlando. He also saw Brekke crying and insisted that she take the generator he'd carted but had not yet bought. "I'm very overwhelmed by that man", Brekke said with tears in her eyes. The two hugged and Santiago continued shopping, according to WPTV. Santiago couldn't say much to Brekke because of a language barrier, but that didn't stop him from helping someone in need. (more...)
Trump Sends DACA Tweet After Request From Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi Trump Sends DACA Tweet After Request From Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi
- September 09, 2017

The tweet referenced the Trump administration's announcement this week that it is ending the DACA program that covers almost 800,000 young immigrants who came to the United States as children. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president is 'committed to working across the aisle and doing what is needed to best serve the American people'. (more...)