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United Nations reform a top priority for Trump: Nikki Haley United Nations reform a top priority for Trump: Nikki Haley
- September 17, 2017

The president will meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in NY next Thursday, McMaster said . During the U.N. General Assembly session, Trump will also have separate talks with the leaders of France, Israel, Qatar, Britain, the Palestinian Authority and Turkey, McMaster said. (more...)
Trump tours Irma damage in Florida, thanks first responders Trump tours Irma damage in Florida, thanks first responders
- September 17, 2017

In addition to severe flooding in areas across Florida and extensive property damage in the Keys, one of the chief hardships facing Floridians has been widespread power outages that initially left more than half of the state without electricity. (more...)
At least 8 dead after Florida nursing home lost power in Irma At least 8 dead after Florida nursing home lost power in Irma
- September 17, 2017

In recent years the facility has been cited twice for violations related to federal requirements about its backup power capabilities. Several people have died of carbon monoxide poisoning from electric generators. "If they find that this facility was not meeting the state's high standards of care, they will be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law". (more...)
Eight dead at Florida nursing home after Irma Eight dead at Florida nursing home after Irma
- September 17, 2017

Six people have died due to Hurricane Irma knocking out the air conditioning at a nursing home in Hollywood, FL. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told NBC Miami that three people died at the facility and the other two died as the patients arrived at the hospital. (more...)
United Kingdom threat level remains at critical: minister United Kingdom threat level remains at critical: minister
- September 17, 2017

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the London attack that injured almost 30 on a packed subway train, police said on Saturday. "Since 2010, we've lost hundreds of millions of pounds from the police budget". Officials had not declared the incident a terrorist attack at the time. (more...)
China opposes North Korea missile launch, urges restraint
- September 17, 2017

Bangladesh on Saturday condemned the launching of two ballistic missiles by North Korea over Japan . North Korea on Friday fired a ballistic missile from Pyongyang that crossed over Japan. The launch came just after the United Nations Security Council imposed a new round of sanctions on the country. Nebenzya repeated Moscow's call for support of a Russian-Chinese plan for striking up a dialogue with Pyongyang which USA officials have dismissed in the past. (more...)
Trump appears to completely flip-flop on DACA Trump appears to completely flip-flop on DACA
- September 17, 2017

San Jose is suing President Trump for moving to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA ), claiming that his action is unconstitutional and has caused harm to the city, residents and employers. Similar legislation sponsored by Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is in the House, although some key differences exist between his legislation and the Durbin-Graham plan, according to an analysis by the Migration Policy Institute . (more...)
Oklahoma overcomes slow start in 56-14 win over Tulane Oklahoma overcomes slow start in 56-14 win over Tulane
- September 17, 2017

The Sooners were named the National Team of the Week by the Football Writers Association of America . Whatever sleepwalking had occurred by the defense in the first quarter was erased as Oklahoma took care of business, downing Tulane 56-14 in Week 3. (more...)
Purdue gets 2nd win, dominates listless Missouri, 35-3 Purdue gets 2nd win, dominates listless Missouri, 35-3
- September 17, 2017

The Tigers rushed for just 70 yards. David Blough completed 22 of 28 passes for 187 yards and a touchdown while Elijah Sindelar completed 4 of 6 passes for 85 yards and another score in Purdue's two-quarterback system. The Boilermakers took advantage of that turnover when Blough connected with Richie Worship for a 1-yard touchdown pass. Maybe Michigan fans have a reason to fear the Boilermakers after today, or maybe we as Purdue fans can be looking like this heading into next Saturday's ... (more...)
Compensate kin of inmates for unnatural death: SC Compensate kin of inmates for unnatural death: SC
- September 17, 2017

These orders from the supreme court after the plea from the Bollywood Sanjay Datt, who recently spent 5 years in a Maharashtra jail for possession of arms in the Mumbai blasts case. It also asked the Centre to direct the National Crime Rrcords Bureau (NCRB) to explain and clarify the distinction between "unnatural and natural deaths in prisons" as indicated on its website and its annual reports. (more...)
Congress to launch nationwide agitation against high tax on petrol Congress to launch nationwide agitation against high tax on petrol
- September 17, 2017

The Congress plans to hold nationwide protests over high prices of petrol and diesel, owing to high excise duties, in a desperate attempt to reconnect with the masses. Congress on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of deliberately imposing increased price of fuels on the people to fill in their coffers. (more...)
Mamata government puts end to controversy on Durga idol immersion Mamata government puts end to controversy on Durga idol immersion
- September 17, 2017

On Friday, the VHP had said that it intends to carry out shastra puja in at least 300 places across West Bengal on Vijaya Dashami. Banerjee had directed SPs in the districts to talk to Durga Puja committees and Muharram committees regarding holding of their rallies, and said that there would not be any idol immersion on 1 October, on the scheduled day of Muharram. (more...)
Trump to visit Alabama in support of odd Trump to visit Alabama in support of odd
- September 17, 2017

Trump wrote that, "I will be in Huntsville, Alabama, on Saturday night to support Luther Strange for Senate". "Trump says, "'Big Luther' is a great guy who gets things done!" Trump made the announcement Saturday evening via twitter. Trump has already endorsed odd on Twitter, but the trip would mark the first time the president has campaigned in person ahead of the tightly-contested September 26 runoff against Roy Moore , Alabama's former chief justice. (more...)
Turkey summons German ambassador over Kurdish festival
- September 17, 2017

Ankara summoned ambassador Martin Erdmann to voice concern over what it called a militant rally, the Turkish foreign ministry said in a statement. French President Emmanuel Macron said on his official Twitter account that he was "glad" Bureau was being freed. (more...)
PBA Demands Firing of John Jay Professor Over 'Dead Cops' Tweet PBA Demands Firing of John Jay Professor Over 'Dead Cops' Tweet
- September 17, 2017

Self-described "antifa" activist Michael Isaacson sparked controversy Friday when his August 23 tweet about "dead cops" came to light, prompting threats to his John Jay faculty colleagues and criticism from police unions and city officials. (more...)
At Least 11 Injured After Car Rams Into Crowd in Western US At Least 11 Injured After Car Rams Into Crowd in Western US
- September 17, 2017

Police say the driver of the gray Porsche accelerated rapidly while leaving the Cars and Coffee event around 11am but lost control and ran into the nearby crowd. While showing off, the driver's Porsche lost control and jumped the curb into spectator on the sidewalk, according to the Idaho Statesman So far five people have been taken to the hospital in ambulances. (more...)
Oregon State vs. Washington State Oregon State vs. Washington State
- September 17, 2017

The Oregon State Beavers are scheduled to play the Washington State Cougars at the Martin Stadium Saturday afternoon. We'll keep battling. We'll keep fighting. ABOUT WASHINGTON STATE (2-0): The Cougars have forced five turnovers in two games and have several dynamic playmakers, including defensive tackle Hercules Mata'afa and linebacker Peyton Pelluer, who was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week after recording a team-high 14 tackles and an interception against Boise State. (more...)
WTA Tokyo: Qualifiers Diyas and Kato reach the title match WTA Tokyo: Qualifiers Diyas and Kato reach the title match
- September 17, 2017

The other semifinal will see Japan's Miyu Kato play Jana Fett of Croatia. McHale took charge in the second set, serving well and having an upper hand on the return as well, breaking her rival thrice for a 6-0, closing the set with a service victor and she was the favorite in the decider. (more...)
White House denies report that USA is staying in Paris climate agreement White House denies report that USA is staying in Paris climate agreement
- September 17, 2017

These include carbon dioxide generated from burning of fossil fuels that scientists blame for a warming planet, sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms. As for Saturday's breaking news, however, the Wall Street Journal was unable to confirm the story with any White House officials willing to go on record. (more...)
Benkert sets passing record as UVa blows out UConn, 38-18 Benkert sets passing record as UVa blows out UConn, 38-18
- September 17, 2017

Benkert, a fifth-year senior, broke his own passing record of 421 yards set last season against Central Michigan with a 73-yard touchdown pass to Andre Levrone in the middle of the fourth quarter. Benkert threw passes to nine different receivers. Mayala finished with two catches - both touchdowns - for 77 yards. The Cavaliers played the entire second half without senior defensive end Andrew Brown, who was ejected in the second quarter for targeting. (more...)
Pretium Res Inc (PVG) Where Moving Ahead?
- September 17, 2017

The (Simple Month Average) SMA20 is at 3.58 percent, its SMA50 Value is -3.28% and SMA200 value is reported as -9.17 Percent. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 60,286 shares of the company's stock valued at $619,000 after buying an additional 731 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
AR Lineman Nearly Electrocuted Working to Restore Power in Georgia AR Lineman Nearly Electrocuted Working to Restore Power in Georgia
- September 17, 2017

Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. The company announced that as of 10 p.m. on Thursday power had been restored to 920,000 customers throughout the state with an approximate 75,000 customers left to go. Customers can always monitor outages by viewing the Georgia Power outage map . Georgia EMC, a trade group that represents electric utility cooperatives in the state, also known as EMCs, said it still had about 35,000 customers who didn't have electricity ... (more...)
Small plane crash in Garfield County kills family of four Small plane crash in Garfield County kills family of four
- September 16, 2017

Aerial searchers could not immediately scan the area because of heavy low-lying clouds. The family's identity has not been released at this time, but the sheriff's office said it was a husband, wife and their two children. Early Saturday morning, the Garfield County Sheriff's Office was notified of the plane and its route. What caused the crash will be investigated once crews reach the wreckage. (more...)
South East governors proscribe IPOB activities South East governors proscribe IPOB activities
- September 16, 2017

The Governors said the ban would be totally enforced in their respective States.An 11-point communique issued after the meeting was read by Chairman of the Forum and Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi. Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State was represented by his deputy, Eze Madumere. "Accordingly, we appeal to our President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR to, please, withdraw the military in the ... (more...)
Pregame blitz: Texas A&M vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Pregame blitz: Texas A&M vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
- September 16, 2017

Whichever makes the best of them could claim the top spot on the depth chart moving forward. Sumlin said in the offseason that his sixth team at A&M has more depth than any of his previous squads, and depth has been a necessity at quarterback and on the offensive line. (more...)
Oklahoma State fine tunes offensive fireworks ahead of meeting with TCU Oklahoma State fine tunes offensive fireworks ahead of meeting with TCU
- September 16, 2017

Pitt lost that game, 72-0, in the final year of Johnny Majors' second stint as Pitt's coach. Pitt (1-2) simply couldn't keep up. OSU linebacker Justin Phillips was the only Cowboy to score a touchdown in the second half on an interception. (more...)
UNGA: Buhari to depart Abuja for New York Sunday
- September 16, 2017

Former President, Doctor Goodluck Jonathan has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to summon a Council of State meeting to advise him on the crisis in the South-East . Friday's statement says Buhari will meet with President Donald Trump and other leaders during the United Nations gathering in NY. Adesina said Nigeria's commitment to global peace, security and development would also be reaffirmed and where necessary, the need for increased worldwide cooperation in the fight against corruption. (more...)
Trump tours storm damage in Florida Trump tours storm damage in Florida
- September 16, 2017

He didn't say that Thursday, and he emphasized that wealthy Americans are not his priority. President Donald Trump visits with survivors of Hurricane Harvey at a relief center in Houston, Texas, on September 2, 2017 . Scott , who toured a flooded neighborhood in Naples , south of Fort Myers, with Trump and his wife, Melania, said efforts were also being made to alleviate gas shortages. (more...)
College Park's measure to let noncitizens vote did not actually pass College Park's measure to let noncitizens vote did not actually pass
- September 16, 2017

Council member Fazlul Kabir did not vote Tuesday and said his concerns were as much about the process as the measure. The charter amendment was thought to have passed on Tuesday. But with the laws cities enact having real effects on their day-to-day lives, it means many don't have a say in the way their local community is run. (more...)
Bullet train: BHEL to produce rolling stock Bullet train: BHEL to produce rolling stock
- September 16, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe yesterday launched India's first bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. "Most of the stops are in Gujarat and there are stops in places which have a population of just 36,000", said Congress spokesperson R.P.N. Singh. "(Former Prime Minister) Pandit (Jawaharlal) Nehru laid the foundation of several projects, from Bhakra Nangal to Bhaba Atomic Research Centre, to ensure the country advances in technology and ... (more...)