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Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall near Tecolutla, Mexico Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall near Tecolutla, Mexico
- September 12, 2017

The storm was expected to stall near the Sierra Madre Mountains, the centre said. Category 1 is the NHC's weakest hurricane designation while Category 5 is the strongest. As Mexican authorities rushed supplies and help to the regions hardest hit by Thursday's massive natural disaster, they also were anxiously watching Hurricane Katia, which struck the eastern coast of Mexico early Saturday as a Category 1 storm. (more...)
Kremlin used Facebook to promote political protests in US
- September 12, 2017

One such event identified by the outlet was a 2016 rally in rural Idaho meant to protest the arrival of refugees in the town of Twin Falls. Facebook made waves last week when it acknowledged that Russian-linked accounts had likely spent around $100,000 on ads on its site during and after the election campaign past year. (more...)
North Carolina National Guard ready to help with Irma North Carolina National Guard ready to help with Irma
- September 12, 2017

The scale of the damage inflicted by Irma began to come into focus as the hurricane weakened to a tropical storm and finally pushed its way out of Florida, but not before dealing a parting shot by triggering severe flooding around Jacksonville in the state's northeastern corner. (more...)
New York To Hold Primary Elections For Several Local Offices New York To Hold Primary Elections For Several Local Offices
- September 12, 2017

De Blasio has spent the past few months dodging the fire and fury aimed at NY government for the dismal state of the city's subway system - going to great pains to lay the blame on Gov. In Brooklyn, acting DA Eric Gonzalez is running against five Democratic opponents - term-limited Councilman Vincent Gentile and four candidates who have worked in the DA's office: Ama Dwimoh, Patricia Gatling, Marc Fliedner and Anne Swern. (more...)
Flinton Capital Management LLC Boosts Stake in Wells Fargo & Company Flinton Capital Management LLC Boosts Stake in Wells Fargo & Company
- September 12, 2017

Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC). The stock rose 0.86% or $0.23 reaching $27.07 per share. Shares for $1.04 million were sold by Hardison Hope A. on Tuesday, May 16. The insider Loughlin Michael J sold $1.04M. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. (more...)
Hurricane Irma caused sizable damage in Naples, drone footage shows Hurricane Irma caused sizable damage in Naples, drone footage shows
- September 12, 2017

Wind gusts near hurricane force have also hit the Florida Keys, the National Hurricane Center said on Saturday in an update on Hurricane Irma . Over the next two days, Irma is expected to push to the northwest, into Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. The greatest storm surge is expected on the Gulf Coast, with surges of up to 15 feet, Drum said. (more...)
Irma Eyewall Passes over Naples, Weakens to Cat 2 Hurricane Irma Eyewall Passes over Naples, Weakens to Cat 2 Hurricane
- September 12, 2017

But on Saturday, all that changed when Irma's course shifted. It's now bearing down on the Tampa-St. The state's largest city, Miami , was spared the brunt of the storm but was still battered. Officials said the mandatory evacuation is still in effect along with a curfew from between midnight and 6 a.m. on the mainland and St. Simons Island and between 10 p.m. (more...)
Public Protector: Reserve Bank allegations unwarranted Public Protector: Reserve Bank allegations unwarranted
- September 12, 2017

Mkhwebane hasn't explained why the proposed constitutional amendments were discussed with the Presidency but only revealed to the Reserve Bank when her report was made public. "The Public Protector did not provide this opportunity to anyone other than the Presidency. She has confirmed these doubts", the party said in a statement. (more...)
US National Debt Exceeds $20T After Congress, Trump Approve Debt Limit Bill
- September 12, 2017

Trump, with the stroke of his presidential pen, increased the statutory debt last Friday by approximately $318 billion, according to the Treasury Department. "These policies have left Americans jobless, entrapped them in failing school systems, and diminished our military". The 2017 fiscal year budget ends September 30, and is slated to add another $700 billion deficit to the over $20 trillion in outstanding debt. (more...)
Trump's Tweets on North Korea May Aggravate Tensions
- September 12, 2017

USA officials have rejected China and Russia's proposal for the suspension of its large-scale military drills on the Korean peninsula in exchange for North Korea to end its nuclear weapons program. "While it gives the president great flexibility and a great opportunity in communicating to North Korean leaders and to the North Korean population as well as the rest of the world", Nicholas Eberstadt, a Korea expert with the American Enterprise Institute, told VOA's Korean Service, "it also ... (more...)
Attention turns to Jose: NOT an imminent United States threat Attention turns to Jose: NOT an imminent United States threat
- September 12, 2017

This would be around the same time late next Wednesday night. Then? It could be headed to the Carolinas. Irma to move northwest and bring clouds to the Arklatex. On Friday, it will generally be close to where it was on Monday and probably just about as strong. Also, the wind shear will be an issue this week, hurricanes hate wind shear. (more...)
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center evacuated Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center evacuated
- September 12, 2017

Images from the scene show patients in wheelchairs and those who need assistance being helped out into a parking lot. Several hospital employees have said they were evacuated. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is New Hampshire's largest hospital, and is located in the west-central portion of the state. No other information was immediately released. (more...)
Rexford Industrial Realty (NASDAQ:REXR) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports
- September 12, 2017

It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. According to Zacks, " Rexford Industrial Realty , Inc.is a real estate investment trust focused on owning and operating industrial properties in Southern California infill markets". (more...)
Christopher Columbus statue vandalized in Central Park Christopher Columbus statue vandalized in Central Park
- September 12, 2017

The statue's hands were also painted a bloody red, with the hashtag #SOMETHINGSCOMING written at its base. "Below that, another line of graffiti reads: "#something's coming". New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio last month announced a special commission on evaluating public monuments on city property amid national backlash over Confederate-era and other non-inclusive monuments. (more...)
Record-setting flooding in Jacksonville area from Irma Record-setting flooding in Jacksonville area from Irma
- September 12, 2017

Irma hit southwestern Florida on Sunday morning as a unsafe Category 4 storm , the second-highest level on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale. The number of dead reported as the cyclone rips through to Florida from the Caribbean added up to 29 by Sunday, with the latest victim found in the town of Marathon in the Florida Keys . (more...)
Rohingya crisis: United Nations sees 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar Rohingya crisis: United Nations sees 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar
- September 12, 2017

But they have already spread insecurity that has tipped Rakhine into crisis and potentially created a vast pool of recruits. In the last two weeks, thousands of homes have been burned down, dozens of villages uprooted and thousands of people are still on the move towards the border with Bangladesh. (more...)
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Trading Up - Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing
- September 12, 2017

Waters now has $14.89 billion valuation. The stock declined 2.06% or $2.21 reaching $105.11 on the news. Short traders are more bearish on shares of the company of late if you look at the uptick in short interest. As per Monday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, July 29. (more...)
President Kenyatta to address parliament tomorrow amid controversy President Kenyatta to address parliament tomorrow amid controversy
- September 12, 2017

New elections are scheduled for October 17. "My government will not tolerate anyone intent on disrupting our hard-won peace and stability". Another group which was conspicuously missing from the Official state opening of parliament were the Supreme court judges who nullified the Presidential election results. (more...)
Irma shows force in downtown Charleston, heavy floods Irma shows force in downtown Charleston, heavy floods
- September 12, 2017

The flooding was high enough that some residents traveled the high waters by kayak. "There's still a lot of danger out there", he said at a Monday afternoon news conference at the state's Emergency Operation Center in West Columbia. Severe flooding also appeared to take over the Jacksonville Landing, a marketplace downtown. A flash flood warning remains in effect for Charleston until 10 p.m. (more...)
Eric and Lara Trump welcome their first child Eric and Lara Trump welcome their first child
- September 12, 2017

Donald Trump's son Eric Trump and his wife Lara Yunaska watch the proceedings during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 20, 2016. has five kids with his wife Vanessa, while sister Ivanka has three with husband Jared Kushner". Uncle Donald Trump Jr . offered his congratulations to his younger brother, tweeting, "Congrats buddy". (more...)
Florida man's joke about shooting Irma gets taken seriously Florida man's joke about shooting Irma gets taken seriously
- September 12, 2017

Irma spent a record-setting three days as a Category Five hurricane, and is the strongest Atlantic basin hurricane ever recorded outside of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. The biggest reason why people are dying because of drowning in the storm is because of storm surges. "Small boats floating down the street next to furniture and refrigerators". (more...)
Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma ploughs north Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma ploughs north
- September 12, 2017

On Isle of Palms, South Carolina, a small barrier island and beach destination near Charleston, Irma caused serious flooding on Monday and threatened more extensive damage with the next high tide overnight. "Additional weakening is forecast, and Irma is. likely to dissipate by Wednesday evening", the NHC said. Heavy rain however was a problem: Florida's northeastern city of Jacksonville , population 880,000, ordered urgent evacuations amid record flooding along the St Johns River. (more...)
Top Brexit lawmaker says not enough progress in talks Top Brexit lawmaker says not enough progress in talks
- September 12, 2017

Not only were their no Tory rebels against Second Reading (though Ken Clarke rebelled on the motion setting out the timing), and the expected support from the DUP, there were seven Labour rebels who voted for the progress of the Bill. The main opposition Labor Party and smaller Liberal Democrats both say they will vote against the bill. Lawmakers debated Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to repeal European Union laws and assimilate them into British law on Monday ahead of a vote that ... (more...)
Merkel suggests Iranian-style nuclear deal for North Korea
- September 12, 2017

So soon after that nuclear test , Ambassador Nikki Haley circulated a very tough resolution that called for an oil embargo on North Korea , called on countries to ban the travel and freeze the assets of Kim Jong Un and other top North Korean officials. (more...)
SC erases early deficit, beats Missouri 31-13 SC erases early deficit, beats Missouri 31-13
- September 12, 2017

Samuel and his Gamecock teammates will be in action again Saturday, September 16, when SC (2-0, 1-0 SEC) hosts the Kentucky Wildcats (2-0, 0-0 SEC) in an SEC Eastern Division matchup at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. Twice this season SC has given up more yards than it allowed - but the Gamecocks still beat North Carolina State 35-28 and then won 31-13 at Missouri . (more...)
Colorado man dies in southwest Kansas crash Colorado man dies in southwest Kansas crash
- September 12, 2017

The patrol said Curtis wasn't wearing a helmet. The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu involved in the accident was driven by 31-year-old Megan Gfeller, of Wakefield, Kansas. And just before noon in Stanton County a auto and a semi collided at the intersection of 2 county roads northwest of Johnson City. The driver of the pickup, 51-year-old Lance Turner from Walsh, Colorado, was killed. (more...)
Georgia Power prepares to tackle outages Georgia Power prepares to tackle outages
- September 12, 2017

Customers are urged to avoid all downed power lines and remember that unsafe electrical currents can travel through standing water and wet soil. Jackson EMC reported 1,747 individual outages affecting about 66,717 members across their 10-county service area. (more...)
City Mayor Found Dead With His Throat Slit Open City Mayor Found Dead With His Throat Slit Open
- September 12, 2017

He presented himself to police and offered no resistance. His father committed suicide two and a half years ago after being sacked from his job as a sergeant in the emergency fire service at Mouscron , an industrial town near the French border. (more...)
DREAMers are boon to United States in every way DREAMers are boon to United States in every way
- September 12, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on June 29 requesting the end of renewing or issuing of new DACA permits by September 5. The administration has also violated the Administrative Procedures Act , which allows time for notice and comments from the public before administrative actions are taken, according to the lawsuit. (more...)
Texas shooting: eight killed, including gunman, at house party Texas shooting: eight killed, including gunman, at house party
- September 12, 2017

He said there were "bodies down in the backyard" and that the shooter was still active inside the home, police spokesman David Tilley told ABC News . The family of another victim, Tony Cross also visited the crime scene in search of answers on Monday. She said her daughter owned the home and had recently divorced her husband of six years. (more...)