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Wind and rain from Hurricane Irma move into SC Wind and rain from Hurricane Irma move into SC
- September 14, 2017

The Weather Prediction Center warned Tuesday of possible flash flooding and heavy rainfall in parts of North and SC. Irma has killed one person in Georgia as rain flooded coastal communities. The extent of property damage in the Southeast still wasn't known Tuesday. North Carolina had some mountain roads blocked by trees and tens of thousands of people without power. (more...)
'Devastated and disappointed': Family responds to DOJ decision in Freddie Gray case 'Devastated and disappointed': Family responds to DOJ decision in Freddie Gray case
- September 14, 2017

In response to the DOJ's ruling, Maryland Representatives Elijah Cummings, John Sarbanes and Dutch Ruppersberger, along with Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen released a joint statement saying that they were disappointed by the decision, "but we are not surprised". (more...)
FPL power restoration estimated by end of next week FPL power restoration estimated by end of next week
- September 14, 2017

Johns County were still waiting to have the switch turned on at this point. As of Tuesday afternoon, 120,000 Florida Power and Light customers in Sarasota were still without power, according to County Administrator Tom Harmer. "This is a monster". FP&L spokesperson Rob Gould said restoration to almost all customers in the eastern half of the state should be completed by Sunday night. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Gov. Scott Says Keys Face 'Long Road' To Recovery Hurricane Irma: Gov. Scott Says Keys Face 'Long Road' To Recovery
- September 14, 2017

The outages range from the coast to far inland cities such as Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina and Greenville in SC. A 55-year-old man died on Monday in Tampa , Florida, while using a chainsaw in a tree during storm cleanup, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said . (more...)
Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Cineworld Group plc (LON:CINE)? Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Cineworld Group plc (LON:CINE)?
- September 14, 2017

The firm has "Buy" rating by Shore Capital given on Wednesday, February 8. The rating was downgraded by UBS to "Sell" on Thursday, June 9. The stock increased 0.38% or GBX 2.02 on September 13, reaching GBX 541.02. A total of 19 brokers have issued a report on the stock. It closed at $23.88 lastly. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) has risen 57.33% since September 13, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
Senate Votes to Condemn White Supremacist Groups
- September 14, 2017

The authors of the legislation purposefully introduced it as a joint resolution, which is sent for a president's signature, rather than as a simple or concurrent resolution, which are not. H. Jay Cullen and Trooper Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, the resolution recognizes "several other individuals who were injured in separate attacks while standing up to hate and intolerance". (more...)
Trudeau presses Myanmar's Suu Kyi on violence against Muslim minority
- September 14, 2017

The de facto national leader, whose official titles are state counselor and foreign minister, will send Myanmar's vice president Henry Van Tio to NY in her place so that she can better focus on calming the situation in Rakhine, spokesperson Zaw Htay said. (more...)
Two dead in Georgia, millions without power as Irma continues inland Two dead in Georgia, millions without power as Irma continues inland
- September 14, 2017

The first, at about 9.10 a.m., was over the Florida Keys , an isolated string of islands. The belief is that most tourism facilities will return to full operation soon after the restoration of power, water and communications. "FP&L spokesperson Rob Gould said restoration to almost all customers in the eastern half of the state should be completed by Sunday night", member station WLRN reports . (more...)
Despite scorn for nuclear deal, Trump will likely waive sanctions against Iran Despite scorn for nuclear deal, Trump will likely waive sanctions against Iran
- September 14, 2017

Even if Trump waives sanctions, as he must by law reassess every 120 days, it comes as Iran and the agreement it negotiated with six world powers are coming under increasing attack. The next 90-day deadline is in mid-October. In a press conference on Tuesday, Nobakht emphasized that the nuclear agreement, also known as the JCPOA, was a multilateral deal signed between Iran and six countries, with the US being only one of those parties. (more...)
Insiders Are Buying Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN)
- September 14, 2017

The stock exchanged hands with 4,598,307 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 3.96M shares. Windstream Holdings has a 12 month low of $1.87 and a 12 month high of $10.46. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $3.36 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 0.61, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.12, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 17.03. (more...)
Steelers' Tomlin: Injured DE Tuitt could play vs. Vikings Steelers' Tomlin: Injured DE Tuitt could play vs. Vikings
- September 14, 2017

The teams last met in London during the 2013 season in a 34-27 win for the Vikings that was considered a " home " game for Minnesota. "We stopped ourselves a lot, but give them credit, " he said after the game. "They're buying in, and they're playing really well". It turns out, the team is very optimistic about his recovery timeline. We respect them, and we always have and no less so now. (more...)
North: N. Korea Preparing Another Nuke Test North: N. Korea Preparing Another Nuke Test
- September 14, 2017

A day after the bomb was tested, analysts claimed it was seven times bigger and more powerful than the atomic bomb that the USA dropped on Japan's Hiroshima near the end of the World War II, the razed the entire city and killed hundreds of thousands of civilians. (more...)
6 school divisions 'fully accredited' in Northern Virginia 6 school divisions 'fully accredited' in Northern Virginia
- September 14, 2017

The Virginia Department of Education classifies the school as "approaching the benchmark-pass rate" status. This year, Hurt Park Elementary was singled out but still got partial accreditation. "We're getting the kids interested in reading, " she said of the Bessie Weller students. Students work with the teacher to devise strategies to help the pupils meet their learning growth goals from fall to spring. (more...)
Red Cross shelters in Tennessee ahead of Irma's arrival Red Cross shelters in Tennessee ahead of Irma's arrival
- September 14, 2017

Tennessee has become the destination for some Floridians fleeing the hurricane that's expected to make landfall Sunday. A wind advisory is in effect for the mid state, where winds of 15 to 30 miles per hour with gusts to 45 miles per hour will be common. (more...)
83-year-old pushes suspect off roof, ends police standoff 83-year-old pushes suspect off roof, ends police standoff
- September 14, 2017

Crisis negotiators were called in to help get him down. Despite a specialised crisis negotiator talking to the man, he still refused to leave. She said she and her sister could hear the man stomping on the roof and running. 'It was a insane morning, ' Wrenn said. "It was a insane morning", she said. She said she was thankful her grandfather was protecting his family. (more...)
25 dead in fire at religious school in Kuala Lumpur 25 dead in fire at religious school in Kuala Lumpur
- September 14, 2017

The report added that the authorities received a call about the incident at 5.41 am. " Based on our information at the moment, 25 students and teachers have died in the fire ", firefighters told a national newspaper, The Star . "We are now investigating the cause of the fire". The department was previously reported to have raised concerns about fire safety measures at private and unregistered tahfiz schools. (more...)
Florida Georgia Line, Garth Brooks & Keith Urban to headline 2018's Stagecoach festival Florida Georgia Line, Garth Brooks & Keith Urban to headline 2018's Stagecoach festival
- September 14, 2017

Canadian folk legend Gordon Lightfoot also is part of the lineup, as are such popular country acts as Kenny Rogers , Tanya Tucker , Ronnie Milsap , Dwight Yoakam , Trisha Yearwood , Kacey Musgraves , and Kelsea Ballerini . And for those looking to save a little money, the festival is adding a auto camping option for $179. Pass holders will enjoy a diverse array of choices that go far beyond traditional barbecue while keeping with the classics: brisket, ribs, pulled pork and more. (more...)
Aircraft carrier is rushed to the hurricane-battered Keys Aircraft carrier is rushed to the hurricane-battered Keys
- September 14, 2017

Most Keys residents had followed mandatory evacuation orders, but there were some holdouts who had to hunker down as Irma slammed into the low-lying tourist archipelago known for its fishing, scuba diving and boating. "We're starting to get a sense that there's going to be a huge humanitarian mission there". The National Guard was deployed to aid in rescue and recovery efforts, while the Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln was is near the Keys ready to provide emergency services. (more...)
Russia Supplying North Korea, Evading Sanctions Russia Supplying North Korea, Evading Sanctions
- September 14, 2017

The two leaders also met on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in July. Trump is set to attend the U.S. -ASEAN summit and the East Asia summit in the Philippines in November, as well as the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam. (more...)
Archive acquires 162 new films
- September 14, 2017

Stating that these films will be preserved in the best possible way, Magdum told TOI, "Archiving films is a serious and continuous process and the government is fully supportive of our implementation of national film heritage mission". Jhaveri was a photographer, filmmaker, and an associate of Gandhi. While 44 films are black-and-white, the entire collection includes 15 unreleased films. (more...)
Trump Holds Bipartisan Meeting With House Moderates Trump Holds Bipartisan Meeting With House Moderates
- September 14, 2017

Now, Trump is trying to jump-start his legislative agenda beginning with tax cuts and tax reform . President Donald Trump is poised to host six senators from both parties for a bipartisan working dinner Tuesday, according to multiple people familiar with the plans. (more...)
Convicted Stanford Rapist Turner Ends Up In Criminal Justice Textbook Convicted Stanford Rapist Turner Ends Up In Criminal Justice Textbook
- September 14, 2017

We already knew that the infamous " Stanford rapist" Brock Turner was a textbook case of white privilege and rape culture personified, but now his story is forever immortalized in an actual textbook. "It seemed like it had almost disappeared and America just wanted to forget it", she said of the Turner case. 'What do you think?' authors Callie Marie Rennison and Mary Dodge go on. (more...)
Here's Susan Rice's Explanation For Unmasking Trump Campaign Officials Here's Susan Rice's Explanation For Unmasking Trump Campaign Officials
- September 14, 2017

The crown prince had met with Trump officials including the president's ex-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, his son-in-law Jared Kushner and another now-former White House official, Steve Bannon, sources told CNN . The Washington Post initially reported in April that the UAE brokered a pre-inauguration meeting between the founder of the security firm Blackwater, Erik Prince, who is a close Trump ally, and an associate of Vladimir Putin's in the Seychelles Islands. (more...)
Vancouver Park Board floats balloon ban Vancouver Park Board floats balloon ban
- September 14, 2017

The board, which is responsible for all activities in parks and community centres, will consider a motion at its next regular meeting to ban balloons. Several helium balloons had been tied to each of the figures and, he said, he saw children untying some of the balloons, which were then flying off over English Bay. (more...)
CPM expels controversial Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee CPM expels controversial Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee
- September 14, 2017

Banerjee had made his stand clear before the State Committee of the party. The latest charges against the MP came on Monday evening, after Banerjee gave a tell-all interview to a local television news channel, where he squarely accused several politburo members for conniving and blocking the renomination of CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury to the Rajya Sabha. (more...)
Israel High Court strikes down ultra-orthodox draft law Israel High Court strikes down ultra-orthodox draft law
- September 14, 2017

The measure will take effect within a year. Tuesday's ruling by Israel's High Court of Justice that the current system of draft exemptions for students studying in religious seminaries is illegal strikes deep into the nation's social fabric as well as its political premises. (more...)
'High Time': Hatch Introduces Medical Marijuana Bill, Unleashes Pot Puns 'High Time': Hatch Introduces Medical Marijuana Bill, Unleashes Pot Puns
- September 14, 2017

But it's hard to tell thousands that their experiences are simply wrong and that marijuana is as risky as heroin. Joining Hatch in sponsoring the bill is Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Senator Chris Coons (D-Delaware), Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado), and Senator Thom Tillis (R-North Carolina). (more...)
NAB files three references in accountability court against Sharif family NAB files three references in accountability court against Sharif family
- September 14, 2017

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday clipped together four identical petitions against deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif for indulging in political activities after his disqualification by the Supreme Court. He had earlier submitted that Sharif was ineligible for membership of any political party after his disqualification by the Supreme Court on July 28 under Article 62 of the Constitution in the Panamagate case. (more...)
Fake News IS Fanning Flames Of Violence, Says Suu Kyi Fake News IS Fanning Flames Of Violence, Says Suu Kyi
- September 14, 2017

The 1991 prize awarded to Myanmar's Aung Sang Suu Kyi can not be revoked, said the organisation that oversees the Nobel Peace Prize. An estimated 270,000 Rohingya have sought refuge in Bangladesh over the past two weeks, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday, announcing a dramatic jump in numbers fleeing violence in neighboring Myanmar's Rakhine State. (more...)
Pope Francis: Colombians Pope Francis: Colombians "are people with hope"
- September 14, 2017

The pope expressed hope that DACA will be preserved in some form. Although still sporting a black eye after a minor accident during his stay in Cartagena, the pope was in good spirits, greeting pilgrims and kissing babies around St. During his homily, he recalled what aspect of the Colombian people surprised him most. On his flight back to the Vatican from Colombia , Pope Francis said Monday that people who deny climate change are ignoring reality and that if President Trump is truly ... (more...)

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