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A tale of two streaks — Indians and Dodgers A tale of two streaks — Indians and Dodgers
- September 14, 2017

That, at least , is what casual baseball fans might think if they're just checking in to what's happening in the stretch run of the season. That was good news for Cleveland too. As I mentioned earlier, Kershaw is the biggest competitor on this team, and he's looked at as the leader of the club. Clearly the Dodgers remained uninspired despite Lasorda's gesture. (more...)
Photos show Irma's staggering destruction that left Cubans in a daze Photos show Irma's staggering destruction that left Cubans in a daze
- September 13, 2017

The UK has committed £32m to helping overseas territories devastated by Irma . Barbuda , Anguilla , the Virgin Islands , and Cuba were hit by the worst of the storm, with some islands reporting that 90% of their structures were damaged or destroyed. (more...)
Has $5.02 Million Stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)
- September 13, 2017

The company has a market cap of $355.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.44 and a beta of 0.79. With the firm's stock price now trading around $132.63, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the past few years. 51,903 are owned by Moreno Evelyn V. Associated Banc has invested 1.27% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Guinness Atkinson Asset Mngmt holds 1,890 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. (more...)
GOP Senators Throw another Health Care Hail Mary GOP Senators Throw another Health Care Hail Mary
- September 13, 2017

The committee was hearing testimony on "United States Democracy Assistance". "I applaud the Senate for continuing to work toward a solution to relieve the disastrous Obamacare burden on the American people". Under their plan, states would be allowed to manage their own health care programs, with less oversight from federal agencies. A pair of Republican senators on Wednesday introduced a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. (more...)
Has $16.68 Million Holdings in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)
- September 13, 2017

Insight Capital Research & Management Inc decreased Nanometrics Inc (NANO) stake by 17.9% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Vantage Investment Advisors Llc acquired 46,055 shares as Qualcomm (QCOM)'s stock rose 2.14%. (NASDAQ:QCOM) on Thursday, May 11. ABERLE DEREK K sold $1.28 million worth of stock. Paychex Inc (NASDAQ:PAYX) was raised too. Among 5 analysts covering Nanometrics ( NASDAQ:NANO ), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. (more...)
Over 120 bushfires rage across New South Wales Over 120 bushfires rage across New South Wales
- September 13, 2017

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott had joined the firefighting efforts to control bushfire north of Sydney, local media reported. A water-bombing plane and helicopters were used to fight the fires, which caused significant damage to the Richmond Vale Railway Museum. (more...)
Sultanate participates in WTO meeting in China Sultanate participates in WTO meeting in China
- September 13, 2017

The 22nd session of the General Assembly is themed " Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals - Journey to 2030". "You can not be serving as a Vice President of the UNWTO General Assembly and allow tourism and creative industry to lag behind in your country because it will be like, physician heals thyself first". (more...)
Looting reported on Caribbean island struck by Hurricane Irma Looting reported on Caribbean island struck by Hurricane Irma
- September 13, 2017

Donald Trump is headed to Florida, and now Emmanuel Macron will visit St Martin tomorrow. Businessman Branson, who has lived in the British Virgin Islands for the past 11 years, said in a blog post on www.virgin.com that the region needed a "Disaster Recovery Marshall Plan" to rebuild and revitalize its economy - a reference to the multibillion-dollar USA program that helped rebuild Western Europe after the devastation of World War Two. (more...)
Luther Strange remains untethered on DACA in constituent email, quickly clarifies position Luther Strange remains untethered on DACA in constituent email, quickly clarifies position
- September 13, 2017

Ted Cruz (R-TX) disavowed Swanson after appearing together at a "religious liberties" conference during the 2016 presidential campaign. Moore has called homosexuality an "inherent evil" and a "crime against nature", but refused to say in 2015 whether it should be punishable by death. (more...)
Some Schools Closed Until Monday After Hurricane Irma Some Schools Closed Until Monday After Hurricane Irma
- September 13, 2017

Now they're slowly starting to transition back. Two schools and many students and staff members in the county do not have power. All campuses of EGSC will reopen Thursday for normal operations. District officials say they have three makeup days, November 20, 21, and 22, and are working with the Florida Department of Education and Gov. Rick Scott to determine how many makeup days will be needed. (more...)
Protesters in Charlottesville call Jefferson 'racist and rapist,' wrap statue in black Protesters in Charlottesville call Jefferson 'racist and rapist,' wrap statue in black
- September 13, 2017

Almost 89 percent of respondents thought the "Unite the Right" rally had "gone too far", while "over half" believed UVA President Teresa Sullivan should have more explicitly condemned the participants. I also recognize the rights of those present at the protest to express their emotions and opinions regarding the recent horrific events that occurred on our Grounds and in Charlottesville. (more...)
Seven Eight Capital LP Decreases Stake in Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)
- September 13, 2017

The hedge fund run by Guru Ramakrishnan held 4,268 shares of the technology company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $534,000, down from 8,268 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ubs Oconnor Limited Liability has 54,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Panagora Asset Mgmt accumulated 675 shares. Chase Inv Counsel invested in 3.41% or 36,842 shares. (more...)
Man accused of killing his mom in hospital to be arraigned Man accused of killing his mom in hospital to be arraigned
- September 13, 2017

In 2013, Frink's ex-wife and her 3-year-old son were found dead inside a running auto at an apartment complex in Rhode Island. Travis Frink , of Warwick, Rhode Island, pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge in the death of his mother , 70-year-old Pamela Ferriere. (more...)
Marriott Rescue Ship Abandoned Stranded Tourists Marriott Rescue Ship Abandoned Stranded Tourists
- September 13, 2017

According to The Washington Post , Marriott chartered a ferry to transport guests staying at its St. Thomas properties to San Juan, Puerto Rico since the island's airport was closed and Hurricane Jose was approaching. "The security personnel employed by the dock company would not - and we asked them repeatedly - allow them through the port gates and boarding area, because they were not on the manifest we prepared in advance, as requirement for the boat to depart for worldwide waters", ... (more...)
Rain means Windies match against Ireland abandoned Rain means Windies match against Ireland abandoned
- September 13, 2017

Previously players had to be available for the corresponding domestic tournament before being selected for limited-overs internationals or Test cricket. "We are still a work in progress and hopefully more players are coming back", said Holder. Captains William Porterfield and Jason Holder admit the umpires had little option but to call off the scheduled one-day worldwide between Ireland and the West Indies at Stormont. (more...)
Russell Westbrook inks richest shoe deal in Jordan brand history Russell Westbrook inks richest shoe deal in Jordan brand history
- September 13, 2017

Westbrook just pulled off a historic MVP season for the Oklahoma City Thunder , and he has been aligned with the Jordan Brand since 2013, after starting off his National Basketball Association career with Nike. After acquiring All-Star forward Paul George via trade, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder are expected to compete for a Top-4 seed in the taxing Western Conference. (more...)
United Kingdom says it may still join European Union military missions after Brexit United Kingdom says it may still join European Union military missions after Brexit
- September 13, 2017

In his annual state of the EU address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Juncker reiterated his expectation that there will not be any EU enlargement during his term in office, which ends in 2019. Britain said it was unconditionally committed to maintaining European security, in a document on Tuesday setting out details of the relationship it wants to have with the European Union after Brexit. (more...)
Catholic Priest Kidnapped by Islamic Militants is Free Catholic Priest Kidnapped by Islamic Militants is Free
- September 13, 2017

Tom's release efforts and Bishop Paul Hinder , Vicar Apostolic of Southern Arabia, the Bishop in charge of the Middle East, and the Sultan of Oman, for their untiring efforts, the Rector Major and the Salesian Provincial of Bangalore Province for their patience and strong faith". (more...)
Nine area students named National Merit semifinalists Nine area students named National Merit semifinalists
- September 13, 2017

Among this year's semifinalists are 21 from Greenwich schools, both public and private. On September 13, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 63 annual National Merit Scholarship Program. (more...)
Australian rugby team divided by opinions on same-sex marriage Australian rugby team divided by opinions on same-sex marriage
- September 13, 2017

Folau tweeted: I love and respect all people for who they are and their opinions. but personally, I will not support gay marriage . Folau is believed to be the first high-profile sportsperson to have publicly announced their opposition to same-sex marriage. (more...)
DHS Bans Kaspersky Products in the Federal Government DHS Bans Kaspersky Products in the Federal Government
- September 13, 2017

To combat this, CEO Eugene Kaspersky offered to turn over product source code to the USA government for examination in July, saying that he would do anything "to prove that we don't behave maliciously". Longstanding suspicions about the company grew in the United States when U.S. -Russia relations deteriorated following Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea and later when U.S. (more...)
Georgia Power offers update on state-wide outages Georgia Power offers update on state-wide outages
- September 13, 2017

Once conditions are safe, damage assessment teams will enter the field and begin the restoration process, followed by fix crews. The company estimates that thousands of customers in some of the hardest hits parts of the state may not be able to reconnect to Georgia Power service due to extensive damage. (more...)
Edie Windsor: Gay rights trailblazer dies at 88 Edie Windsor: Gay rights trailblazer dies at 88
- September 13, 2017

In addition to her legacy as an LGBT rights trailblazer, Windsor was also a celebrated mathematician and computer scientist who helped break down barriers for women in the industry's early days . The problem for Windsor , and for many other same-sex partners, lay in the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). But federal law didn't recognize a marriage like theirs as valid - which meant that they were denied certain federal rights and benefits that other married couples enjoyed. (more...)
Common security only way to resolve Russia-Ukraine dispute Common security only way to resolve Russia-Ukraine dispute
- September 13, 2017

The comments by Dmitry Peskov on September 13 appeared to confirm an earlier report by the news outlet BuzzFeed that said two to three months after Trump took office in January Moscow proposed "wholesale restoration of diplomatic, military, and intelligence channels". (more...)
Authorization for Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Averts Challenge Authorization for Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Averts Challenge
- September 13, 2017

The first effort at curtailing the executive branch's war-making powers in 15 years went down on a 61-36 vote. John McCain (R-Ariz.), and argued that the initial war authorizations, first approved in 2001 for the operation in Afghanistan, and then in 2002 for Iraq, should no longer be allowed to cover the expanded fight against terrorism and Islamic State that has taken USA involvement far from those initial battlefields. (more...)
Two Egyptian soldiers, five militants killed in Sinai clashes Two Egyptian soldiers, five militants killed in Sinai clashes
- September 13, 2017

Military spokesman Col. Tamer el-Rifai said in a statement that two conscripts were killed in the shootout, which erupted after a militant with an explosives belt tried to storm a military checkpoint. Hundreds of soldiers and police have been killed since and in recent months the attacks extended to Coptic Christians, who make up 10 percent of Egypt's 90 million population. (more...)
MIN 16, SDP 0: Twins Hit 7 HRs, Set New Record MIN 16, SDP 0: Twins Hit 7 HRs, Set New Record
- September 13, 2017

But way more impressive than the total number of runs is the way they hung 'em up. Wood endured his worst outing in eight tries last Tuesday since joining the Padres around the non-waiver trade deadline, surrendering seven runs ( six earned) on seven hits - including two homers - in only two frames. (more...)
10 killed in Cuba by Hurricane Irma 10 killed in Cuba by Hurricane Irma
- September 13, 2017

Her body was found floating outside her front door after water entered her house. There have been reports of the looting of business places as the island attempts to come to grips with and respond to the disaster. The spokesman said the United Kingdom had been able to provide assistance with strategic airlift capacity in response to a French request for help, with an RAF C17 being used to fly helicopters to the region. (more...)
Gunman, 8 Victims Identified In Shootings Gunman, 8 Victims Identified In Shootings
- September 13, 2017

The day before the shooting, Lane talked to her daughter on the phone. Meredith Hight's mother has since spoken out about the incident, claiming that Spencer Hight was upset that his estranged wife was moving on after filing for divorce earlier this year. (more...)
Flooding could close I-75 as Floridians try to get home Flooding could close I-75 as Floridians try to get home
- September 13, 2017

FDOT and DHSMV are monitoring the bridges that may be impacted by the flooding 24/7. They include those along U.S. Routes 27, 41 and 121, and State Routes 27, 47 and 129 - any or all of which could see detours or closings. With the uncertainty along I-75, FDOT officials are encouraging any Floridians returning home to the central or south part of the state to consider using I-95. (more...)

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