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MI rises to No. 7 in new AP, coaches polls MI rises to No. 7 in new AP, coaches polls
- September 12, 2017

Oklahoma State is favored in every remaining matchup this season, aside from a Bedlam meeting with No. 2 Oklahoma , per ESPN's FPI . The 14th-ranked Stanford Cardinals fell to the sixth-ranked USC Trojans , 42-24. The Sooners claimed the No. 2 spot with the win. The Nittany Lions - the lone Big Ten left ahead of the Wolverines - fell one spot, to No. 5, in both polls after a 33-14 win over Pittsburgh. (more...)
Minnesota National Guard Heads to Florida to Help Minnesota National Guard Heads to Florida to Help
- September 12, 2017

The remaining personnel arrived today in St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands where they will assist in recovery operations. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, is also on site helping distribute food and water. Thomas to St. Croix, as well as preparing to take part in search and rescue missions. The Guard flew the American citizens in 11 different flights to safety in Puerto Rico. (more...)
Missing 2-Year-Old Ohio Boy Found Dead, Cause Unknown Missing 2-Year-Old Ohio Boy Found Dead, Cause Unknown
- September 12, 2017

Ultimately, both children were found, but the two-year-old died late Sunday night. "There are so many, so many agencies here I can't name them all", Sharon, Ohio Police Chief Gerald Smith says. Police, firefighters, and hundreds of community members joined in the search. Police and fire departments from numerous jurisdictions in Pennsylvania and OH searched, and K-9 units were called in, 911 said. (more...)
Richard Branson's luxury Necker Island home 'devastated' by Irma Richard Branson's luxury Necker Island home 'devastated' by Irma
- September 12, 2017

The storm killed 24 people in the Carribbean when it made landfall there earlier in the week. 'Man-made climate change is contributing to increasingly strong hurricanes causing unprecedented damage. The 67-year-old locked himself in his wine cellar as the hurricane, the most powerful to have ever hit the Atlantic, started raging outside on Wednesday. (more...)
Man Charged with Murder of 5-Year-Old Jackson County Boy Man Charged with Murder of 5-Year-Old Jackson County Boy
- September 12, 2017

Early Saturday, investigators said hikers found Jessica Durham at the bottom of an 80-foot-cliff near Sparks Ridge Road in Jackson County. According to family members of the mother and son, Durham has claimed Belt approached her Friday while she was preparing to go to a doctor's appointment with her son, who was buckled into the family vehicle. (more...)
Two Soldiers Charged For Being Members Of Neo-Nazi Group National Action Two Soldiers Charged For Being Members Of Neo-Nazi Group National Action
- September 12, 2017

The three men will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court on Tuesday. The charges came after a number of people were detained by officers from West Midlands Police Counter Terrorism Unit last week. Two British soldiers and a third man have been charged with terror offences, including membership of a banned right wing group. Barrett, from Northampton, faces a sole count of being part of National Action. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation probes Russian news agency over election propaganda Federal Bureau of Investigation probes Russian news agency over election propaganda
- September 12, 2017

He turned over a thumb drive containing relevant emails and documents that may connect the news agency to what US officials believe is an ongoing "influence campaign" by Russian Federation. US Authorities interrogation of one of Sputnik news agency's ex-employees undermines the basic principles of media freedom, according to the Russian Civic Chamber. (more...)
'It's devastation' in the Florida Keys, governor says 'It's devastation' in the Florida Keys, governor says
- September 12, 2017

Florida Governor Rick Scott drove to Mobile to begin the first leg of assessing damage in Florida from Hurricane Irma . Irma made its initial Florida landfall about 9 a.m. "But I thought we would see more damage". I want to make sure everyone survives. "We've worked aggressively all week to prepare for this powerful storm and keep people safe, but we have a long road ahead". (more...)
US Weakens Resolution on North Korea to Gain Chinese and Russian Support US Weakens Resolution on North Korea to Gain Chinese and Russian Support
- September 12, 2017

Pyongyang has staged a series of missile tests in recent months, culminating in an intercontinental ballistic missile that appeared to bring much of the United States mainland into range - ramping up tensions and earning itself a seventh set of UN Security Council sanctions. (more...)
Jason Aldean Honors Troy Gentry With Tribute Performance During Concert Jason Aldean Honors Troy Gentry With Tribute Performance During Concert
- September 12, 2017

Gentry, who was 50 years old, leaves behind his wife of nearly 20 years, Angie, and their two daughters Kaylee and Taylor . The pair began performing together in their home state of Kentucky and released their debut album, "Tattoos & Scars", in 1999. (more...)
Turkish President Ready to Help Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya Refugees Turkish President Ready to Help Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya Refugees
- September 12, 2017

The Commission among others recommends that the government takes concrete steps to end enforced segregation of Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims; ensure full and unfettered humanitarian access throughout the state; tackle Rohingya statelessness and "revisit" the 1982 Citizenship Law; hold perpetrators of human rights violations accountable; and end restrictions on freedom of movement. (more...)
Your Views: Mar-a-Lago's demise could also be Trump's Your Views: Mar-a-Lago's demise could also be Trump's
- September 12, 2017

Pence and the Cabinet secretaries later visited FEMA headquarters. "We know that the four most solid buildings on the island have been destroyed", said French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, "which means that more rustic structures have probably been completely or partially destroyed". (more...)
After Florida, Irma will impact states from Georgia to Indiana After Florida, Irma will impact states from Georgia to Indiana
- September 12, 2017

After some necessary warnings about wind and supplies, the post veers into "the stupid factor" with the force of a hurricane wind . A Florida sheriff's sergeant and a paramedic were trapped in a sheriff's vehicle when a live power pole fell on the cruiser as they were returning from dropping off an elderly patient as Hurricane Irma moved over the state. (more...)
Hurricane Irma blasts Cuba after leveling Caribbean islands Hurricane Irma blasts Cuba after leveling Caribbean islands
- September 12, 2017

Just to the north, Anguilla, a 90-square kilometer island that is among several British overseas territories in the Caribbean, "received the hurricane's full blast", according to UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister Alan Duncan. Maarten, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said. The country is going to need some serious help. "Entire roads were washed away", Turnbull said. (more...)
Irma expected to weaken to tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon Irma expected to weaken to tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon
- September 12, 2017

Johns River, where storm surges were expected to push water four to six feet above normal high-tide levels. Around 3.5 million Florida residents have been left without power , according to data from the Florida Power & Light Company. (more...)
Auto Industry Registers Positive Growth In April-August 2017: SIAM Report Auto Industry Registers Positive Growth In April-August 2017: SIAM Report
- September 12, 2017

Commenting on the 2-7 percent hike in maximum applicable cess on cars, Mathur said, "With the government's increment in implemented cess on automobiles, the industry is again more or less at the pre-GST stage, with large cars still placed with a benefit of 1-2 percent". (more...)
Outcry after police take California hot dog vendor's money Outcry after police take California hot dog vendor's money
- September 12, 2017

Flores said that he was buying hot dogs from the vendor for his kids after Cal's game against Weber State when the officer interrupted them to cite the vendor. In this case, the vendor's money was seized as evidence, the station reported. UCPD took a total of $60, according to Berkeleyside . "We are aware of the incident", UC Berkeley police Sgt. (more...)
Ohio National Guard soldiers return home after responding to Hurricane Harvey Ohio National Guard soldiers return home after responding to Hurricane Harvey
- September 12, 2017

Durham, who said had purchased a "big poof flowy princess gown" for the planned ceremony, said she was still unsure of how their out-of-town guests will react when they find out that they missed the wedding. Saving lives at home is part of the National Guard's commitment to support civil authorities, as part of an integrated federal, state and local response to the storm. (more...)
Carolina Panthers run over San Francisco 49ers in opener Carolina Panthers run over San Francisco 49ers in opener
- September 12, 2017

Newton struggled previous year and coming off an injury , but with dynamic rookie running back Christian McCaffrey with a healthy Kelvin Benjamin and Greg Olsen , Newton has more weapons than he has ever had and will look to exploit the 49ers defense . (more...)
Oklahoma QB Mayfield apologizes for celebrating on Ohio State's field Oklahoma QB Mayfield apologizes for celebrating on Ohio State's field
- September 12, 2017

Now, doubt has to be cast on the Buckeyes' ability to win not just the Big Ten-but the Big Ten East. I still maintain my stance that the result of this game couple propel one of these teams all the way to Atlanta on January 8th. You see it on social media throughout the week. "We've had that mood in the locker room that nobody believes in us". The Crimson Tide (2-0) polished off the 44-point underdog Bulldogs (1-1) with a workmanlike performance on the heels of an opening victory ... (more...)
Branson bunkers down for Hurricane Irma Branson bunkers down for Hurricane Irma
- September 12, 2017

After securing the luxury residence, the group bedded down on bunks and fold-up sofas before retreating to the concrete wine cellar as the storm hit. Our wonderful team are fine. The US Virgin Islands has apparently been using funds meant to pay out insurance claims related to natural disasters to pay for other public services for many years. (more...)
Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida
- September 12, 2017

Downgraded to a tropical storm early on Monday, Irma had ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes recorded. But there are fears Fort Myers and Tampa are unprepared for the "dangerous" and "life-threatening" effects of the storm, which is expected to inundate Florida Keys with a surge of up to three metres. (more...)
4 wounded in Chicago shootings 4 wounded in Chicago shootings
- September 12, 2017

The 21-year-old was hit in his arm, leg and foot and he was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition, police said. The woman was taken to Stroger Hospital, where her condition was stabilized, police said. Earlier, a teenage boy and a man were wounded in a shooting in the Lawndale neighborhood Sunday afternoon, according to police. When the officers got out of their squad auto to investigate, Flores pinned one of them with his vehicle, authorities said. (more...)
More than 10000 flights canceled due to Irma More than 10000 flights canceled due to Irma
- September 12, 2017

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport - the busiest airport in the world in terms of passenger traffic, a primary hub for Delta and a "focus city" for Frontier, Southwest and Spirit airlines - usually handles almost 2,500 flights per day, per CNBC , but already had about 800 cancellations as of Monday morning, according to the Associated Press . (more...)
Norfolk Souther Corporation (NSC) Stake Lowered by Rhumbline Advisers
- September 12, 2017

Investors and traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Allianzgi Convertible & Income Fund (NCV). Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 8.48% since September 8, 2016 and is downtrending. Dupont Cap owns 17,476 shares. 08/01/2017 - Norfolk Souther Corporation had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen. Arizona State Retirement holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (NYSE:WAB) for 36,279 shares. (more...)
Hurricane Katia strengthens to Category 3 Hurricane Katia strengthens to Category 3
- September 12, 2017

The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as "an intense tropical weather system with well-defined circulation and sustained winds of 74 miles per hour (64 knots) or higher". Weakens to an open wave the next day . Florida emergency management officials have asked another 700,000 to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma . The Category 1 storm is more than 1,000 miles from the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean. (more...)
Live video coverage as Hurricane Irma targets the Tampa Bay Area Live video coverage as Hurricane Irma targets the Tampa Bay Area
- September 12, 2017

Georgia's governor on Thursday ordered almost 540,000 coastal residents to evacuate inland ahead of Hurricane Irma as authorities warned the storm had the potential to strike as a major hurricane, something the Georgia coast hasn't seen in more than a century. (more...)
North Korea leader praises 'perfect success' of nuclear test
- September 12, 2017

It said the USA would pay a heavy price if the sanctions proposed by Washington are adopted. John McCain on Sunday called for the United States to step up its presence around North Korea and make clear to its leader, Kim Jong Un , that aggressive acts would lead to the annihilation of his country. (more...)
Congress sends aid bill, debt hike to Trump Congress sends aid bill, debt hike to Trump
- September 11, 2017

With a vote of 316-90, the measure, which Trump signed into law Friday afternoon, adds more than $15 billion to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's coffers to aid the recovery efforts in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Ryan said he opposed any effort to do away with the role Congress has in approving debt limit increases, citing the powers given to Congress under the U.S. (more...)
Irma knocks out power to about 7.3 million Irma knocks out power to about 7.3 million
- September 11, 2017

Florida Power & Light, the state's major electricity provider, says it has almost 20,000 workers deployed around the state. Once the nuclear plants are shutdown, other non-nuclear plants, fossil and natural gas, are expected to generate enough to power to make up for losses unless they are severely damaged by the storm. (more...)

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