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McCain Says He's Fighting 'Virulent' Form of Cancer McCain Says He's Fighting 'Virulent' Form of Cancer
- September 10, 2017

McCain said the proposal Trump accepted last week with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had just been categorically rejected by the Speaker of the House. The emotional interview with CNN's Jake Tapper concluded with a question on how the longtime American senator would want to be remembered. "I know a lot of people want to interview you". (more...)
US Senate passes disaster aid, govt. funding, higher debt ceiling
- September 10, 2017

Both the House of Representatives and the Senate put their shoulders to the wheel over the last two days, agreeing to fund essential disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, now heading toward South Florida. (more...)
Hamas' Ismail Haniya visits Egypt for Gaza siege talks Hamas' Ismail Haniya visits Egypt for Gaza siege talks
- September 10, 2017

Haniyeh, newly elected as head of the political bureau in May, will discuss ways of reinforcing understandings between Hamas and Egypt that were reached during the group's previous visits to the country and ways of trying to ease the blockade imposed on Gaza strip, Hamas affiliated newspaper al-Resalah reported. (more...)
Democrats threaten Senate logjam without stand-alone vote on DACA Democrats threaten Senate logjam without stand-alone vote on DACA
- September 10, 2017

In December, Congress will again need to provide funding to keep the government running and lift the debt limit to allow more borrowing, or risk a shutdown and fiscal crisis. The United States spends more than it raises through taxes and other revenue, and issues debt to make up the difference. Congress must regularly vote to raise the cap, which frequently sparks nasty political fights that spook financial markets over the prospect of an unprecedented US default. (more...)
COOPER: Irma expected to bring rip currents to North Carolina's coast
- September 10, 2017

At least four people were killed in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and officials said they expected to find more bodies. The most recent briefing on Hurricane Irma was published by the National Weather Service at 5 p.m. But a flooding threat would still exist, Carroll said, because the storm's outer bands can drop several inches of rain in a short time period. Forecasts are fluid and can change. (more...)
Zevin Asset Management Trims Position in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Zevin Asset Management Trims Position in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation
- September 10, 2017

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (NYSE:WAB) has risen 7.39% since September 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.31% the S&P500. Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $178,967 activity. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
North Korea's actions all aimed at self protection North Korea's actions all aimed at self protection
- September 10, 2017

The draft resolution includes a full ban on exports of oil to North Korea, a full ban on textile imports from North Korea, a ban on North Korean laborers generating earnings overseas, and the asset freeze, which will also target members of the ruling worker's party, the diplomat said, calling it a "hard-hitting, ambitious resolution". (more...)
A woman has given birth without any help, during the hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

As a result, we lack the kinds of information to more broadly understand climate variability and societal vulnerabilities. Harvey pummeled the city of Houston , displacing over one million people and causing at least 71 confirmed deaths. (more...)
San Diego State at Arizona State San Diego State at Arizona State
- September 10, 2017

New Mexico State rolled up 549 yards of total offense against Arizona State , including 398 yards passing by Tyler Rogers and 151 yards on 30 carries as a team. After that run, Utah State was never within four points of ASU's score, as the Sun Devils took the set easily by a score of 25-20 to take a 2-0 set lead. (more...)
Shelters for Hurricane Irma evacuees opening in North Carolina Shelters for Hurricane Irma evacuees opening in North Carolina
- September 10, 2017

Cooper said risky surf and rip currents will continue on the coast and rain could bring flash flooding to some areas. "Search and rescue teams are poised and ready to go 'till we are confident that any threat has passed", said Gov. Cooper also advised for people to be mindful at the gas pump, saying only to take what you need. He also warned of scammers that may use fake charities to solicit money and recommended using reputable charities for Irma relief. (more...)
Trump signs $15.3B disaster aid, debt ceiling measure Trump signs $15.3B disaster aid, debt ceiling measure
- September 10, 2017

The Republican-led Senate approved legislation Thursday to raise the debt limit and keep the government funded until December while providing $15 billion in disaster aid, giving a reluctant stamp of approval to the surprising deal that President Trump struck with Democratic congressional leaders. (more...)
Brooks scores 3 TDs as Minnesota beats Oregon State 48-14 Brooks scores 3 TDs as Minnesota beats Oregon State 48-14
- September 10, 2017

While the Gophers' offense was held to only 17 points against the 87th ranked defense of Buffalo last week in a 17-7 win, Minnesota (1-0) will have a chance to score more Oregon State (1-1). The Beavers overcame a personal foul penalty on second and goal from the 1. Rodney Smith ran 30 times for 92 yards and a touchdown, while Brooks had 17 carries for 91 yards. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Sucked The Ocean Away From Beaches In The Bahamas Hurricane Irma Sucked The Ocean Away From Beaches In The Bahamas
- September 10, 2017

The ominous-looking occurrence was in fact caused by a combination of low tide, low pressure and strong winds in the right direction, which literally pushed the water away from the long narrow bay. Low pressure is basically a sucking mechanism - it sucks the air into it, and when it's really low, it can change the shape of the surface of the ocean. (more...)
Celgene Corporation (CELG) Sees New 52-Week High
- September 10, 2017

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) was upgraded by stock analysts at Vetr from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Therefore 29% are positive. Celgene Corporation had a net margin of 21.35% and a return on equity of 68.51%. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, January 20 by Credit Suisse. (more...)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Drops Lower -2.27% For Week
- September 10, 2017

About 7.56M shares traded. FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) has declined 6.67% since September 10, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.01% the S&P500. Tarbox Gru has 1,769 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:CSCO) or 470,026 shares. Holland Cap Mgmt Limited invested in 1.41% or 1.11M shares. (more...)
House Conservative: GOP Gave Trump No Choice But to Cut Bad Deal House Conservative: GOP Gave Trump No Choice But to Cut Bad Deal
- September 10, 2017

Mr. Trump cut a deal with Democrats on Wednesday that provided funding for Tropical Storm Harvey clean-up efforts as well as a three-month extension of the debt ceiling. Jordan said, "No I don't think this was a good deal for the American taxpayer". "What's going to happen in the future I think with this president and certainly with us conservatives in the house, we are exclusively and totally focused on what the the American people elected us to do". (more...)
Officers killed in possible Irma-related crash Officers killed in possible Irma-related crash
- September 10, 2017

Rick Scott (R). A Hardee County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said Julie Bridges was a 13-year veteran of the sheriff's office, NBC-2.com reported . Deputy Bridges served as a civil process deputy with the Hardee County Sheriff's Office. WFLA reported that she was going to pick up supplies for the shelter when she was involved in a crash. (more...)
Racist heckler confuses Sikh man for Muslim during unhinged Sharia law rant Racist heckler confuses Sikh man for Muslim during unhinged Sharia law rant
- September 10, 2017

Rather than picking up a fight with the woman he addressed the crowd saying, "We believe in love and courage". A video of the exchange is viral. Singh, a Sikh who is now running to be the leader of the federal NDP, organized a meet and greet for supporters last week in Brampton , Ontario, Canada as part of his campaign. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull Says Voting 'YES' Won't Threaten The Institution Of Marriage Malcolm Turnbull Says Voting 'YES' Won't Threaten The Institution Of Marriage
- September 10, 2017

Though the postal ballot is non-binding, a "yes" vote is expected to lead to the legalisation of same-sex marriage, which could further fracture the government of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Convenors of the Queensland YES campaign urged the crowd to push for a "strong, positive and respectful" argument in favour of same-sex marriage. "It is disgraceful that it's come to a public vote of others having to approve or disapprove of how or who we're going to love - it's just unbelievable, ... (more...)
These Are Donald Trump's Properties That Could Get Hit By Hurricane Irma These Are Donald Trump's Properties That Could Get Hit By Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Officials rescued several dozens dogs who were found tethered to trees and cars by residents evacuating from Hurricane Irma in Florida, animal rescuers said. "Our teams at the Trump properties in Florida are taking all of the proper precautions and following local and Florida State Advisories very closely to ensure that everyone is kept safe and secure". (more...)
Caribbean Islands Battered by One Hurricane Are Bracing for the Next Caribbean Islands Battered by One Hurricane Are Bracing for the Next
- September 10, 2017

Another woman on the island, Knacyntar Nedd, told ABS TV that people "were literally tying themselves to roofs with ropes to hold them down". "It's my home. Below is a video feed from a live camera on another eastern Caribbean Island, St. Maarten, as Irma made landfall. As news broke that the storm had reached Category 5 strength, with sustained winds of over 180 miles per hour, the video was widely shared as if it depicted the devastation wrought by the massive storm. (more...)
First Ever Tropical Storm Warning Issued For Atlanta First Ever Tropical Storm Warning Issued For Atlanta
- September 10, 2017

The latest track of Irma takes it along the west coast Florida coast Sunday and would then move north into Georgia, veering to the northwest through Monday toward Alabama and Tennessee, weakening to a remnant low Tuesday. Only scattered showers are expected on Wednesday mainly across North and West Alabama. Much of Georgia is under a flash flood watch as heavy rain is expected in the bands of the storm as it moves through. (more...)
China agrees United Nations action to end North Korea crisis
- September 10, 2017

Estimates vary from South Korea's 50 kilotons to Japan's 160. Speaking at an economic forum in Russia's eastern port of Vladivostok, Mr Putin said he believes the Trump administration is "willing to resolve the situation". Cutting off trade with China, not to mention the others, would devastate the USA economy and be incredibly hard to enforce. "They count on a specific reaction from the partners and they get it". (more...)
Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated USA military equipment: President Trump Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated USA military equipment: President Trump
- September 10, 2017

Putin met South Korea's Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of an economic summit in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok amid mounting worldwide concern that their neighbor plans more weapons tests, possibly a long-range missile launch before a weekend anniversary. (more...)
North Korea Sends Delegation to Russian Federation for Forum with South Korean President
- September 10, 2017

Putin met South Korea's Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of an economic summit in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok amid mounting global concern that their neighbor plans more weapons tests, including possibly a long-range missile launch before a weekend anniversary. (more...)
North Carolina shifts resources west as experts track Hurricane Irma path North Carolina shifts resources west as experts track Hurricane Irma path
- September 10, 2017

Ivey will be joined at the press conference by Alabama Emergency Management Director Brian Hastings, Acting Meterologist-in-Charge at the National Weather Service in Birmingham, and other members of the state Emergency Operations Team. The state does not have a massive plan that would overhaul transportation, as we've seen in places like SC. Ivey's declaration came amid a chorus of emergency declarations in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia ahead of Irma's landfall. (more...)
United States calls for UNSC vote on North Korea sanctions United States calls for UNSC vote on North Korea sanctions
- September 10, 2017

Earlier, it had tested its Hwasong-14 ICBMs, and experts believe that this weapon could cover large portions of the United States . The draft resolution would also block the country's exports of textiles and ban employment of its guest workers by other countries, Bloomberg reports. (more...)
Woman delivers her own baby as Hurricane Irma lashes Florida Woman delivers her own baby as Hurricane Irma lashes Florida
- September 10, 2017

Paramedics weren't able to reach the expectant mother due to hurricane-force winds and unsafe conditions as Irma approached southern Florida. The Miami Herald spoke to Assistant Fire Chief Eloy Garcia, who said that during the dial-in delivery, the mother was taught how to tie off the placenta after giving birth. (more...)
Iranian missile boat warns off U.S. warship in Sea of Oman: Navy Iranian missile boat warns off U.S. warship in Sea of Oman: Navy
- September 10, 2017

In a similar incident in August, Pentagon officials said Iranian speedboats had "harassed" United States warships in the Strait of Hormuz. The U.S. Navy said Sunday the incident happened Wednesday and involved a small vessel some 75 nautical miles from the USS Tempest, a coastal patrol boat. (more...)
México: chega a 32 o número de vítimas fatais do terremoto México: chega a 32 o número de vítimas fatais do terremoto
- September 10, 2017

As operações de resgate decorreram com membros do Exército, da Marinha e da Polícia Federal mexicana. "Já não há ninguém debaixo dos escombros. A maioria [dos sobreviventes] foi socorrida quase imediatamente pelas famílias e vizinhos", disse aos jornalistas o coordenador de uma equipa de socorro, Roberto Alonso, citado pela agência Lusa. (more...)