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Trump says immigration bill can not include 'chain migration'
- September 16, 2017

It was a head-snapping series of events for a president whose White House campaign demonized immigrants and focused intensely on construction of a border wall that Trump insisted Mexico would pay for. A person briefed on the Wednesday night meeting, who spoke on condition anonymity about the private get-together, said the deal specifies bipartisan legislation that would provide eventual citizenship for the young immigrants. (more...)
Hurricane Jose remains a unsafe Category 4 storm Hurricane Jose remains a unsafe Category 4 storm
- September 16, 2017

Irma weakened from a Category 5 storm to Category 4 on Friday morning with maximum sustained winds near 150 miles per hour, but it remained a powerful hurricane. In contrast, the dual island nation St Kitts and Nevis escaped the full force of Hurricane Irma, according to Prime Minister Timothy Harris. Katia, classified as strong Category 2 hurricane and edging toward Category 3 status, has sustained winds of 100 miles per hour, according to a Friday morning advisory. (more...)
Trey Gowdy Wants James Comey Back Before Congress For Questioning Trey Gowdy Wants James Comey Back Before Congress For Questioning
- September 16, 2017

Trump terminated Comey in May as the FBI investigated Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin. "The memos that Comey leaked were created on an Federal Bureau of Investigation computer while he was the director. I think it took this administration a long time to settle on those reasons and some of the reasons they cited initially weren't all that good", he said. (more...)
New York sending security help to Virgin Islands New York sending security help to Virgin Islands
- September 16, 2017

Sarah Penny, a United Kingdom citizen born and raised in Caribbean, was sheltering her eight-month-old baby, her 70-year-old mother and a friend when the hurricane smashed through her home on Tortola, the BVI's main island. He added, "We have seen first-hand just how ferocious and unforgiving this storm was". Virgin Unite is also working with @unitebvi and @virginlimitededition to support the local BVI communities. (more...)
Teen attacked with axe at Sydney McDonald's Teen attacked with axe at Sydney McDonald's
- September 16, 2017

Police were told a man wielding a brown-handled axe entered the store and confronted the manager, a 19-year-old male. The teen has transported to hospital in a stable condition. The victim is reportedly in a stable condition in Royal Prince Alfred Hospital , which may be because the man who carried out the assault opted to use the blunt side of the axe. (more...)
Hurricane Jose gains some strength, still Category 1 status Hurricane Jose gains some strength, still Category 1 status
- September 16, 2017

Marinas, coastal residents and others in the Northeastern U.S. are keeping a wary eye on Tropical Storm Jose. Jose was moving near 9 miles per hour and gradual turn toward the north was expected over the weekend, the Hurricane Center said in its 10 p.m. (more...)
Tens of thousands of South Georgians without power Tens of thousands of South Georgians without power
- September 16, 2017

Outage Map - Housed within the Outage & Storm Center, Georgia Power's interactive Outage Map provides near real-time information, allowing users to see where outages are occurring across the state and track estimated restoration times. Lingering outages are expected to be restored by the end of the weekend in hardest hit neighborhoods in northwest Jones County, north Baldwin County and southeastern Putnam County near Lake Sinclair. (more...)
California court reinstates ban on foie gras California court reinstates ban on foie gras
- September 16, 2017

This is all about stopping the inhumane practice of stuffing foot-long tubes down the birds' gullets and feeding them until their livers swell to 10 times the normal size. California countered the ban doesn't address ingredients, but instead regulated the market by limiting the sale of products produced by force-feeding birds. (more...)
Donald Trump launches 'demented' Twitter tirade after London Tube terror attack Donald Trump launches 'demented' Twitter tirade after London Tube terror attack
- September 16, 2017

Trump on Friday also used the London train attack to renew calls for his controversial travel ban on travelers from several predominantly Muslim countries, which is the subject of fierce legal battles in the U.S. He then added: "Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher manner", without giving details of what that meant. Trump concluded: "Must be proactive & nasty!" In his fourth and - so far - final post, Trump said his "proactive and nasty" approach had allowed the ... (more...)
Hurricane Jose should remain off the East Coast Hurricane Jose should remain off the East Coast
- September 16, 2017

Yesterday, the storms closest projected point to Bermuda within 72 hours was forecasted to be 397 nautical miles to the west-southwest at 6pm on Sunday. For a time , it was a risky Category 4 storm, with 150-mph winds. It is expected to regain hurricane strength. Jose is the sixth named hurricane of the Atlantic basin season, which lasts through November. (more...)
Students and Faculty respond to DACA announcement Students and Faculty respond to DACA announcement
- September 16, 2017

The new center, which is the first at any OR community college OR university, will provide outreach, education, advocacy and community resources, bilingual materials and funding for urgent and emergency services for undocumented and DACA students and their families. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Siphons Water from Shore, Strands 2 Manatees Hurricane Irma Siphons Water from Shore, Strands 2 Manatees
- September 16, 2017

When Hurricane Irma sucked the water out of Sarasota Bay on Sunday afternoon, it left a couple of manatees high and dry. The pair, stuck in knee-deep mud, were spotted by Marcelo Clavijo and several others visiting a local bay to see the effects of Irma. (more...)
Republican Hill leaders on DACA: 'There's no agreement' Republican Hill leaders on DACA: 'There's no agreement'
- September 16, 2017

And fixing our immigration system is a discussion definitely worth having.But if that discussion isn't based on the truth, on actual facts and not just things we hear on talk radio or cable news shows, it's not going to get us anywhere.If you oppose letting Dreamers stay in the USA, that's fine. (more...)
Sir Richard Branson reveals extent of damage caused by Hurricane Irma Sir Richard Branson reveals extent of damage caused by Hurricane Irma
- September 16, 2017

How do I get off the island? Dutch King Willem-Alexander arrived on Sunday in Curacao, another Dutch Caribbean island , to view the aid operation and was to travel to Sint Maarten on Monday, Dutch media reported . "We will come forward with plans to restore these islands, get them back on their feet". Parts of Cuba's capital, Havana, have been left waist-deep in water after 11m (36ft) waves pummelled the north coast. (more...)
Entire Philippine city police off the job over killings, robbery Entire Philippine city police off the job over killings, robbery
- September 16, 2017

Albayalde said the directive was issued to prove that the authorities "do not condone any wrongdoings" by police. The officers concerned will undergo a 45-day retraining program and will be reassigned within the Manila area. Newly appointed Caloocan City Police Chief Senior Superintendent Jemar Mondequillo told the public that the PNP would never tolerate unlawful acts of its men saying that the undesirables in their forces have been fired and appropriate cases have been filed against them. (more...)
Ryan: Trump did not broker a DACA agreement with Schumer and Pelosi Ryan: Trump did not broker a DACA agreement with Schumer and Pelosi
- September 16, 2017

Rewriting the tax code, including lowering personal and corporate income tax rates, is a top goal for President Donald Trump and the GOP. "While we do this (legislative fix for young immigrants) we have a border problem we've got to fix", Ryan told talk show host Vicki McKenna on Milwaukee's WISN-AM. (more...)
PRO14 RUGBY: Ulster beat Scarlets at Kingspan PRO14 RUGBY: Ulster beat Scarlets at Kingspan
- September 16, 2017

The game got underway after a minute's applause, followed by a silence, just before kick-off on the fifth anniversary of the death of former Ulster player Nevin Spence . Frustratingly for the hosts, a second Halfpenny penalty and a breakaway Johnny McNicholl try, duly converted by the full-back, suddenly swung the pendulum in the visitors' favour - 13-12. (more...)
Congressman offered White House deal to let off Assange Congressman offered White House deal to let off Assange
- September 16, 2017

The Journal reported that Rohrabacher spoke with Kelly in order to strike a deal in which the USA would drop the probe. The report claims that Rohrabacher, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, would have submitted evidence that Russian Federation was not the source of the thousands of hacked emails published by WikiLeaks during the contentious 2016 United States presidential election. (more...)
NASA sees Hurricane Jose move past the Leeward Islands NASA sees Hurricane Jose move past the Leeward Islands
- September 16, 2017

The eye of the storm was visible and surrounded by powerful thunderstorms. Forecasters said Jose had slightly weakened overnight, but said it is still a "dangerous" category 4 hurricane. A hurricane watch remained in effect for Antigua. Evacuations continue to be in place for regions which will be affected by the storm. Hurricane warnings were in effect for the second time in a week for some of the northern Leeward Islands, including Sint Maarten, St. (more...)
Judge: City Can't Bar Farmer From Market Over Gay Marriage Views Judge: City Can't Bar Farmer From Market Over Gay Marriage Views
- September 16, 2017

But Federal Judge Paul Maloney granted an injunction because he says East Lansing likely violated the religious and free speech rights of Tennes. A federal judge in MI is considering the arguments in a case of a Charlotte farmer who's challenging an East Lansing city ordinance. (more...)
Vasyl Lomachenko to fight Guillermo Rigondeaux at super-featherweight Vasyl Lomachenko to fight Guillermo Rigondeaux at super-featherweight
- September 16, 2017

Rigondeaux, 36, is widely regarded as the best active defensive fighter in boxing. According to ESPN.com's Dan Rafael , this will mark the first professional fight ever between two boxers who have won a pair of Olympic gold medals. He likes to challenge himself and this is a fight he has talked to us about for a while". The fight was officially announced by promoters Top Rank, headed up by Bob Arum via social media. (more...)
Nigeria's Dangote Cement makes PPC takeover approach Nigeria's Dangote Cement makes PPC takeover approach
- September 16, 2017

PPC, SA's biggest cement producer, said on Friday it expected Canada's Fairfax Africa Investments to raise its R9.2bn takeover offer. Aliko Dangote , Africa's richest man, is among those considering counteroffers for PPC Limited that could signal a bidding contest for South Africa's largest cement maker, according to people familiar with the matter. (more...)
India, Japan issue joint statement on terrorism, here's what they said India, Japan issue joint statement on terrorism, here's what they said
- September 16, 2017

Apart from this, India and Japan inked 15 pacts to give a boost to cooperation in various key sectors, including civil aviation, trade and science and technology . Almost 85 percent of the total project cost of $19 billion will be provided by Tokyo in soft loans, with repayment over 50 years. The Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed project is a joint venture between Indian Railways and Japanese firm Shinkansen Technology. (more...)
Salem, New Hampshire Police Looking For Four Missing Children Salem, New Hampshire Police Looking For Four Missing Children
- September 16, 2017

Police in New Hampshire are investigating the case of four children whose father allegedly took them out of state in a custody battle. The mother called police on September 11 to report that her ex-husband, Matthew Giovanditto, had apparently driven to Colorado with their four children. (more...)
Storm Jose Likely to Strengthen, Hit East Coast at the Weekend - NHC Storm Jose Likely to Strengthen, Hit East Coast at the Weekend - NHC
- September 16, 2017

The agency said that Jose is "expected to restrengthen by the weekend". Jose will then lift to the northeast and hopefully out into the Atlantic by the middle and end of next week. One of the tropical waves, which is 800 miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands, has friendly waters ahead as it moves west at about 15 mph. Jose was once a major hurricane with winds reaching 155mph. (more...)
Lion to roar in NA-120 on Sept 17: Maryam Lion to roar in NA-120 on Sept 17: Maryam
- September 16, 2017

With the rejection of the review petitions, Sharif's disqualification as a member of the Parliament remains valid. "Do you accept this unjust verdict?" she asked her supporters, adding, "If you are against the verdict, then vote for lion on 17 September". (more...)
France wary of Serbia despite Djokovic absence France wary of Serbia despite Djokovic absence
- September 16, 2017

ET each day. "Whether it's chess, or Call Of Duty or tennis, I hate losing and I get angry - as you might have picked up! - when I feel like I'm not performing to my potential", he added. Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt has selected Thanasi Kokkinakis alongside Nick Kyrgios , Jordan Thompson and John Peers in his team. Belgium will line up with Goffin and Darcis in the singles with Ruben Bemelmans and Arthur de Greef likely to partner up in doubles. (more...)
Tracking Jose: 'Cone of uncertainty' nears VA coast Tracking Jose: 'Cone of uncertainty' nears VA coast
- September 16, 2017

The National Hurricane Center on Friday morning put CT in the possible path of Tropical Storm Jose . It's 445 miles east of the Bahamas and moving slowly west at 3 mph. But the window for intensification looks to last the weekend only. Currently Jose should regain its hurricane force strength by the end of the day on Friday. (more...)
Eight dead at Florida nursing home, governor pledges full investigation Eight dead at Florida nursing home, governor pledges full investigation
- September 16, 2017

The number of people without electricity in the steamy late-summer heat was down to 6.8 million. There was to be a celebration with family from California at the nursing home. "We just need power". Both federal and state laws require emergency plans for nursing homes and training for staff. Officials estimate Irma destroyed 25% of homes in the Keys, and damaged 65% of other buildings. (more...)
Amber Alert cancelled after abducted Quebec boy found safe in Ontario Amber Alert cancelled after abducted Quebec boy found safe in Ontario
- September 16, 2017

Dionne would not confirm reports that the father's vehicle had been spotted in the Napanee area. Ugo Fredette, meanwhile, worked on a documentary about the abduction of Cedrika Provencher, a nine-year-old girl from Trois Rivieres, Que., who disappeared from her home 10 years ago. (more...)

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