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Snow Leopards Aren't Endangered Anymore, But They're Still Vulnerable Snow Leopards Aren't Endangered Anymore, But They're Still Vulnerable
- September 15, 2017

They're still at risk of extinction, the organization says, but conservation efforts appear to be slowing the decline of the secretive species. Instead, the handsome big cats are now officially classed as "vulnerable", having been listed as "endangered" since 1972 . (more...)
Four home invaders nabbed by Southfield police after short chase Four home invaders nabbed by Southfield police after short chase
- September 15, 2017

September 13 to 23661 Telegraph Road on a report of a serious injury accident involving a pedestrian. Officers were called by a man who said his neighbor's house was being broken into. The fleeing vehicle ran into the patrol auto head-on and the driver reversed to try to go toward the police auto again. Another officer approached the fleeing vehicle from another direction and the suspects' auto struck the patrol auto head-on, Loussia said. (more...)
Exchange extends deadline for getting insurance Exchange extends deadline for getting insurance
- September 15, 2017

Access Health CT is also opening several in-person enrollment locations . Anthem has been approved for an average rate rise of 31.7 percent, while ConnectiCare's rates will rise by 27.7 percent. "This is great news for our customers", Wadleigh said. "Access Health CT and exchanges like it throughout the USA provide a lifeline for millions who would otherwise not be able to afford health insurance. (more...)
United States says airstrikes in Somalia kill 6 al-Shabab members United States says airstrikes in Somalia kill 6 al-Shabab members
- September 15, 2017

At least three people were killed and over 10 injured in the attack, according to reports. In March, President Trump gave the military the go-ahead to conduct offensive drone strikes in Somalia. Al-Shabab has become the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa. The fighting was in a southern district near Maka al-Mukarama road but it was not immediately clear what prompted the clashes between members of the al-Qaeda-inspired Shebab and government forces backed by African Union ... (more...)
Juncker Calls for Swift Inclusion of Bulgaria, Romania in Schengen Zone Juncker Calls for Swift Inclusion of Bulgaria, Romania in Schengen Zone
- September 15, 2017

If we want to bolster our external borders, and rightly so, then it is high time to bring Romania and Bulgaria into the Schengen area . Jean-Claude Juncker concluded. With regard to the Western Balkans, the European Union should maintain a credible enlargement perspective, despite being clear that there will be no further enlargement during the mandate of this Commission, Juncker said. (more...)
Charlotte Woman Becomes 20th Trans Person Murdered in 2017 Charlotte Woman Becomes 20th Trans Person Murdered in 2017
- September 15, 2017

Derricka Banner is at least the 19th transgender person killed in the United States this year. The community has been sharing the news and offering condolences. Editor's note: This article was updated to include Kashmire Redd, killed earlier this month in NY. UPDATE (9/14): Charlotte police are communicating with the Federal Bureau of Investigation about Banner's death, The Charlotte Observer reports . (more...)
Australia sees no tour to Pakistan Australia sees no tour to Pakistan "in short term"
- September 15, 2017

Richardson said he hoped Pakistan-who also hosted Zimbabwe in 2015-would be able to build on the current tour. The ICC official, however, made it clear that restoration of global cricket in Pakistan would be a slow process as tours by ICC member nations would all be linked to the prevailing security situation in the country. (more...)
"Suspicious Circumstances" Surround Man's Burning-Car Death in Costa Mesa
- September 15, 2017

Just after midnight on September 5, California Highway Patrol officers found a 1995 Honda Civic ablaze on an embankment off State Route 55, near the connector to State Route 73. "With unknown and suspicious circumstances surrounding the cause of death and vehicle fire", she adds, "CMPD has assumed responsibility of the investigation". (more...)
Trio of starters to miss NIU game; Huskers secondary 'pretty darn thin' Trio of starters to miss NIU game; Huskers secondary 'pretty darn thin'
- September 15, 2017

They're all experienced. Mikale and Devine (Ozigbo) a little more so. It would've been great for him to play special team [drills]. "Jaylin's going to play, but this was a real good practice for him today", Riley said. "He played a good game, Matt Farniok did", Riley said. "So I'm looking forward to more growth from him". Safeties Aaron Williams (shoulder) and Antonio Reed (thumb) both missed practice all week with minor injuries, but both will play. (more...)
Trump prods lawmakers to 'move fast' on tax cuts Trump prods lawmakers to 'move fast' on tax cuts
- September 15, 2017

Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat who dined with Trump Tuesday, said during a Bloomberg Television interview that the president is pitching tax relief for the middle class, not "a tax cut for the rich". "So it's all about putting it together and then deciding, because there is only so much to go around, and then trying to make sure it's fair". Hatch was less committal on the content and timing of any new tax framework. (more...)
San Jose Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration's DACA Decision San Jose Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration's DACA Decision
- September 15, 2017

A almost two-decade stalemate over the legal status of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants moved closer than ever to resolution Thursday as a president eager for tangible victories proved willing to get one by abandoning a position dear to many of his supporters. (more...)
DHS mulling deadline extension for Dreams to reapply for DACA
- September 15, 2017

He added that he was anxious about "the 800,000 people who are sweating whether somebody is going to knock on the door and send them to a country they don't even know, where they speak a language they don't even speak". Judge Garaufis quoted the tweet as he suggested to the lawyer who argued on the government's behalf that Mr. Trump himself apparently wanted to save DACA and should be allowed to do so without imposing a strict and arbitrary deadline. (more...)
Orrin Hatch's medical marijuana bill announcement is high off its own supply Orrin Hatch's medical marijuana bill announcement is high off its own supply
- September 15, 2017

The top Democrat on the Finance Committee , Ron WydenRonald (Ron) Lee WydenIt is time to make domestic terrorism a federal crime McConnell: Blue slips shouldn't "blackball" circuit court nominees 21st Century Fox backs bill to stop online sex trafficking MORE (Ore.), said he appreciated Hatch's comments about the Big Six, but also pointed out that members of the group have circulated pictures about their work on tax reform. (more...)
(NRZ) Holdings Increased by Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research
- September 15, 2017

Genocea Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:GNCA) has risen 67.22% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.01% the S&P500. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 6,565 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $111,000 after acquiring an additional 1,724 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Brief: National POW/MIA Remembrance Day to be observed Friday by UI Brief: National POW/MIA Remembrance Day to be observed Friday by UI
- September 15, 2017

VFW Post 3321, American Legion Post 121 and 20th Century Chevy will sponsor a POW-Mia Ceremony of Honor at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, on the bandstand at Eastside Park in Washington. Congress created the observance as part of the 1998 Defense Authorization Act. Barry Johnson, director of UI's Military Student Services and Partnerships, said more than 1,700 American personnel remain missing from the Vietnam War alone. (more...)
Pictet Asset Management Ltd. Sells 600 Shares of Polaris Industries Inc. (PII)
- September 15, 2017

Ibm Retirement Fund increased its stake in St Jude Med Inc (STJ) by 14.59% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. 2,057K shares changed hands in the last trading session. (NYSE:PII). Capstone Asset Mgmt Co invested in 0.01% or 5,996 shares. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 20.7% on a year-over-year basis. Gam Holdg Ag invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Polaris Industries Inc. (more...)
Study looks at prevalence of distracted driving around schools Study looks at prevalence of distracted driving around schools
- September 15, 2017

California has the worst problem with overall distracted driving near schools, while Vermont ranked as the state with the safest school zones. Michelle Kennard, the principal of the Academy of Urban Learning in Denver has seen it first hand, "I warn my students about it all the time". (more...)
Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to boat victims Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to boat victims
- September 15, 2017

The President will arrive in a special Indian Air Force plane at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport here around 3 p.m. on Thursday where he will be received by Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and some Ministers. (more...)
Trumbull Police Investigating Afternoon Shooting
- September 15, 2017

Police said the shooting happened on Old Town Road at Quarry Rd around 3:30 p.m. The Bridgeport police dispatcher said the hospital's security indicated that the auto may have had shell casings in the vehicle. Bridgeport police dispatch indicated the victim was shot in the leg. At 4:35 p.m., Trumbull police said the road was re-opened to traffic. Motorists should avoid the area. (more...)
Effectively hedging the stocks in today's share market: CSX Corporation (CSX)
- September 15, 2017

It is down 42.81% since September 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.26% the S&P500. 15,428,519 shares of the stock were exchanged. Credit Suisse Group boosted their price objective on CSX Corporation from $60.00 to $61.00 and issued the company a "buy" recommendation in a analysis note on Friday morning, May 26th. (more...)
Trump to Visit Florida as State Slowly Recovers From Hurricane Irma Trump to Visit Florida as State Slowly Recovers From Hurricane Irma
- September 15, 2017

Rising temperatures are likely to increase the intensity and impact of major storms, scientists say. Trump, who announced earlier this year that the U.S.is pulling out of the Paris climate accords, has previously called global warming a "hoax". (more...)
National Football League ratings take a hit from Hurricane Irma coverage National Football League ratings take a hit from Hurricane Irma coverage
- September 15, 2017

ESPN tied Fox News atop the primetime charts for the week of September 4 to September 10 with 2.3 million viewers, according to Nielsen. ESPN, which broadcast two games on Monday Night Football, also reported numbers that were slightly down from past year. (more...)
Judge blasts 2 homers as Yankees pound Orioles Judge blasts 2 homers as Yankees pound Orioles
- September 15, 2017

Wade Miley (8-12, 4.96 ERA) gets the start for Baltimore, while NY counters with Masahiro Tanaka (11-11, 4.82). Aaron Judge might be back, which would be bad news for the rest of the American League . Judge did it again in the sixth inning, crushing his second three-run homer of the night. Baltimore is 72-74 overall and 28-44 on the road, while NY is 79-66 and 40-27 at home. (more...)
Japan India's True Friend, Says PM On Bullet Train Project Launch Japan India's True Friend, Says PM On Bullet Train Project Launch
- September 15, 2017

On the Ahmedabad-Mumbai route, the trains are set to run at a speed of 320-350 kilometres per hour. "The bullet train will bring in convenience and safety, employment and speed", he said as he launched the Rs 1.10 lakh crore venture with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Ahmedabad. (more...)
Mitch McConnell Hints At Weakening Dems' Ability To Block Trump's Judges Mitch McConnell Hints At Weakening Dems' Ability To Block Trump's Judges
- September 15, 2017

Trump's nominee for the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. But given the opportunity to populate the highest courts with conservative nominees, it is hard to imagine that Senate Republicans will allow individual Democrats to determine the fate of so many judges. (more...)
Rep. Luke Messer on DACA, President Trump's Border Wall Rep. Luke Messer on DACA, President Trump's Border Wall
- September 15, 2017

Other Republicans or Independents who have discussed the possibility of a Trump impeachment include Representative Justin Amash (R-Mich.), Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) and Senator Angus King (I-ME). Not only does Coulder think her Dear Leader is donezo, she wants to see him impeached . Tweets tagged with the phrase #AmnestyDon proliferated, with backers of Mr Trump's agenda expressing anger and disillusionment. (more...)
Unusual Volume Spikes For: Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW) Unusual Volume Spikes For: Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW)
- September 15, 2017

The SI to Atwood Oceanics Incorporated's float is 53.99%. The stock increased 1.68% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $74.99. It is down 21.05% since September 14, 2016 and is downtrending. About shares traded. POSCO (ADR) (NYSE:PKX) has risen 41.43% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Martingale Asset Mngmt Lp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 63,305 shares. (more...)
French police fear riots in protests over labour laws
- September 15, 2017

At protests across the country, marchers co-opted the "slacker" term and turned it against the president. Philippe Martinez, the head of the Communist Party-linked CGT, branded the reforms a "social coup d'etat". Philippe said that while he was paying close attention to the protests, the election this year had nevertheless shown a willingness by French citizens to back the reforms. (more...)
Pennsylvania House Budget Plan Avoids NatGas Taxes Pennsylvania House Budget Plan Avoids NatGas Taxes
- September 15, 2017

Some Republicans would be satisfied by paring back approved spending by $ 2 billion , while some Republicans say an income tax increase is necessary to fix state government's entrenched post-recession deficit. Some of those accounts contain money for public transport, economic development and protection of the environment. Wolf opposes it and says it doesn't solve the state's underlying financial problems. (more...)
Reds rookie shuts out Cardinals in 6-0 win Reds rookie shuts out Cardinals in 6-0 win
- September 15, 2017

Louis player in 13 years to amass 20 homers and 20 steals in the same season with a two-run homer and a pair of steals Thursday in the Cardinals' 5-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium . "Lucky I was hustling". Jose Martinez knocked them both in with a single to left. Eugenio Suarez's fifth-inning grand slam was the game's biggest hit. (more...)