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Navy Awards Contract for Columbia-class Submarine Development Navy Awards Contract for Columbia-class Submarine Development
- September 23, 2017

In December 2012, the company was awarded a $1.85bn contract by the US Navy to conduct research and development work on the new class of SSBNs. "The Columbia-class submarine is the most important acquisition program the Navy has today", said Navy Secretary Richard V. (more...)
President Donald Trump Holds Rally in Huntsville, Alabama President Donald Trump Holds Rally in Huntsville, Alabama
- September 23, 2017

Acknowledging he was putting his own political capital on the line, the president insisted to thousands of cheering fans in Huntsville, Alabama, that backing odd - who was appointed in February to temporarily fill the seat that opened up when Jeff Sessions became attorney general - would help further the Trump agenda. (more...)
'Double Hat Bandit' suspect in custody after robberies in Utah, other states 'Double Hat Bandit' suspect in custody after robberies in Utah, other states
- September 23, 2017

Authorities believe Carson is responsible for robbing two Alaskan Federal Credit Union's in Spokane on January 3, 2017. He was given the moniker because he wore two hats during the bank heists which took place inside grocery stores. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the robber walked up to a bank employee and handed over a note that read "I have a gun give me all your money". (more...)
Rossi returns to action 22 days after double leg break
- September 23, 2017

The morning's session was run in full wet conditions and saw Honda's reigning champion Marc Marquez hit the ground running to go quickest; the local man was fourth overall after the second session. Rossi's 22-day span from breaking his leg to passing medical check this time shows again that he's either very fortunate, is a quick healer and or has access to the best sports medicine available. (more...)
United States sanctions banks transacting with North Korea United States sanctions banks transacting with North Korea
- September 23, 2017

He said the actions will be "forward looking" and will take effect immediately in an effort to force President Kim Jong Un to cease his "hostile behavior". Days after threatening to " totally destroy North Korea" in his first address to the General Assembly, Trump signed an executive order targeting foreign companies doing business with the country, ratcheting up pressure on Pyongyang. (more...)
Frida Sofia Rescue Effort: Does Trapped Mexican Schoolgirl Even Exist?
- September 23, 2017

At least 35 people are believed to still be buried in the in the rubble of the building on Alvaro Obregon. No individuals are officially reported missing under the rubble, although tragedy struck in different parts of the state, most notably at a church that collapsed during a baptism ceremony and killed 11 people , including four minors. (more...)
United States beefs up sanctions on North Korea United States beefs up sanctions on North Korea
- September 23, 2017

Kim responded in a statement Thursday saying Trump will "pay dearly" for his address to the United Nations and that North Korea is considering the strongest possible response to what he called the US president's provocation. Ri Yong Ho spoke to reporters in NY shortly after Kim made an unprecedented televised statement, accusing Trump of being "mentally deranged". KCNA also carried a report that made a rare criticism of official Chinese media. (more...)
First lady does some gardening in White House kitchen garden First lady does some gardening in White House kitchen garden
- September 23, 2017

Trump sent the children home with gardening kits, which included honey from the White House beehive and tools "so you can continue gardening at home", she said . "Thank you for coming and helping me to harvest", she told the children, who tended to plants including lettuce, radishes, carrots and turnips. As the group planted and harvested, the White House chefs began hand-washing the newly harvested vegetables in ice water bins, so the vegetables can be eaten Friday evening. (more...)
Tot finds gun in auto, accidentally shoots man in Center City Tot finds gun in auto, accidentally shoots man in Center City
- September 23, 2017

The officer needed to make a stop inside City Hall and left the vehicle with the other two occupants inside. A gun was under a seat in the auto , police say. The gun went off, striking and wounding the driver. The bullet struck the 24-year-old uncle in the shoulder, and he was rushed to the hospital, FOX29 reported . (more...)
Mayoral candidate Frank Scurlock denies lewd conduct charge Mayoral candidate Frank Scurlock denies lewd conduct charge
- September 23, 2017

He was not formally charged until August 31 due to questions surrounding where the jurisdiction lay. Quoting Santa Monica Chief Deputy City Attorney Terry White, the Louisiana paper continued: "When she did, she allegedly found Scurlock with his trousers around his ankles, his shirt pulled up and his erect penis in his hand". (more...)
Commerce secretary amps up pressure ahead of third NAFTA round Commerce secretary amps up pressure ahead of third NAFTA round
- September 23, 2017

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will release a study Friday that he say argues for tougher rules of origin in NAFTA , due to declining USA value-added content for manufacturing imports from North American partners. He's not going to be happy with exporting jobs. "While NAFTA has achieved its goal of increasing three-way trade in absolute terms, American workers and businesses are not benefiting in a way that is fair and reciprocal". (more...)
Heat warning covers the capital on first day of fall Heat warning covers the capital on first day of fall
- September 23, 2017

In high temperatures and humidity, your body may not be able to cool properly which can lead to heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. There were only three days when the temperature surpassed 30 C in July and one in August. Friday kicked off the start of fall, but with a high of 27, the temperature made it feel like the middle of summer. Toronto's temperature high now sits around the 19°C mark for mid-September, although those temperatures are expected to be more like 13°C or 14°C in ... (more...)
Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) Institutional Investors Sentiment Improved in Q2 2017
- September 23, 2017

Also, the number of investment professionals holding Xcel Energy Inc in their top 10 positions decreased from 7 to 5 for a decrease of 2. Xcel Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. Taubman Centers Inc now has a yearly EPS of 1.29. The business's revenue was up 5.8% compared to the same quarter past year. Analysts await Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) to report earnings on October, 26. (more...)
Darren Aronofsky 'excited' by 'Mother!' opinions Darren Aronofsky 'excited' by 'Mother!' opinions
- September 23, 2017

Meanwhile, Darren Aronofsky , the film's director and Lawrence's boyfriend, simply giggled from the seat beside her. Earlier this week, Aronofsky addressed the media frenzy surrounding his controversial film, telling The Frame " s John Horn , "What's interesting about that is, like, how if you walk out of this movie are you not going to give it an "F?' It's a punch". (more...)
Trump vows to put North Korean leader to test Trump vows to put North Korean leader to test
- September 23, 2017

President Trump said the measures would "cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea's efforts to develop the deadliest weapons known to humankind". Trump's latest steps to punish foreign companies that deal with the North was the latest salvo in a USA -led campaign to isolate and impoverish the government of Kim Jong Un until it halts the missile and nuclear tests. (more...)
Hurricane Maria: The Models Are Saying 'Whew!' Hurricane Maria: The Models Are Saying 'Whew!'
- September 23, 2017

The forecast keeps the core of the storm off the US eastern seaboard while undergoing a gradual weakening trend. The evening update from the National Hurricane Center shows little change in Jose; it's a tropical storm with winds of 70 miles per hour. (more...)
Governor Cuomo traveling to Puerto Rico to assist in hurricane relief Governor Cuomo traveling to Puerto Rico to assist in hurricane relief
- September 23, 2017

Cuomo's recent trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for a similar post-hurricane aid mission has been scrutinized after he traveled aboard a private jet provided by billionaire supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis. Compounding the misery and uncertainty for those with loved ones on the island, there is very little communication with telephone networks ravaged. (more...)
Bishop pleads for aid after 'serious disaster' of Mexico earthquake Bishop pleads for aid after 'serious disaster' of Mexico earthquake
- September 23, 2017

The 7.1 magnitude quake struck Mexico on Tuesday (19 September), killing at least 230 people. "People are working and we have power", said Carlos Chavez, a partner at Galicia Abogados. Direct donations of much-needed items is another way to help if you are in Mexico City right now. Bruneau traveled to Mexico City after the 1985 quake to assess the damage there, and says numerous photos he has seen of collapsed buildings from Tuesday's temblor are eerily familiar. (more...)
Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) Shares Sold by Private Advisor Group LLC
- September 23, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $66.50, for a total transaction of $420,878.50. About 878,929 shares traded or 5.88% up from the average. (NYSE: RSG ). The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, May 18 by Argus Research. Research firm Zacks lifted Republic Services from a "hold" recommendation to a "buy" recommendation and fixed a $72.00 PT for the company in a study report on early Wed, Jun 7th. (more...)
Carter County unemployment at 10.5 percent Carter County unemployment at 10.5 percent
- September 23, 2017

In south-central Missouri, the average rate was 5.8 percent. Alexander County in southern IL had the highest rate among Illinois' 102 counties at 9.4 percent in August, down from 9.8 percent in July. Hamilton and Shelby counties also remain at the prior month's revised rates of 4.1 and 4.8, respectively. Stephenson County had a rate of 4.7 percent in August, down from 4.8 percent in July and down from 5.7 percent in August of 2016. (more...)
Karti went overseas, closed many accounts: CBI to SC Karti went overseas, closed many accounts: CBI to SC
- September 23, 2017

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram dared the Central Bureau of Investigation to back up its "absolute lie" about his son Karti Chidambaram's undisclosed foreign bank accounts and asked the central agency to reveal the secret assets owned by the family. (more...)
US Considers Shooting Down North Korea Missiles
- September 23, 2017

North Korea's missile and military nuclear programs, long opposed by the USA and its allies in the region, have been rapidly advancing in recent months. "Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime". South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said that he supports stronger sanctions against North Korea, but also that the usa may not strike North Korea without his country's consent, and has declined to scrap a humanitarian aid package for the North. (more...)
China describes S&P's sovereign rating downgrade as 'wrong' China describes S&P's sovereign rating downgrade as 'wrong'
- September 23, 2017

This estimate is in line with the analysis of the International Monetary Fund and the Bank for International Settlements. And, while stronger economic activity and sales should be giving companies more cash flow to start paying down their debt, there is little evidence of that yet. (more...)
Limited flights resume to battered Puerto Rico
- September 23, 2017

American planned a single round trip from Philadelphia on Saturday and again Sunday, but was not yet selling seats on those flights by Friday afternoon. Included on the flight are 10 engineers, planners, technical supervisors and translators from the New York State Power Authority to assess how to get power restored. (more...)
Hurricane Maria: Most powerful in 90 years for United States territory Hurricane Maria: Most powerful in 90 years for United States territory
- September 23, 2017

And it says Canadians should contact their loved ones who may be in the path of the storm to ensure they are aware of the latest recommendations. The US territory's governor, Ricardo Rossello, issued a curfew for 18:00 local time (22:00 GMT) on Wednesday evening through early Saturday morning. (more...)
Nikki Haley to North Korea: 'No problem' letting Mattis deal with you Nikki Haley to North Korea: 'No problem' letting Mattis deal with you
- September 23, 2017

McMaster sent a mixed message on Friday, insisting that the U.S. retained a "military option" in dealing with North Korea even while calling on "everyone to do everything we can to address the global problem short of war". The North Korean and Iranian nuclear programs are foremost on the president's agenda. It was the second time North Korea fired a missile over Japan, and follows days after the country's sixth and largest nuclear test to date. (more...)
Kimmel Calls McCain a Hero for Voting Against Obamacare Repeal Kimmel Calls McCain a Hero for Voting Against Obamacare Repeal
- September 23, 2017

John McCain wrote in a statement , joining the dissident voice of Sen. In addition to McCain, the Kentucky senator Rand Paul has said he is firmly against the measure because he does not believe it does enough to repeal the existing healthcare law. (more...)
Virginia sending National Guard troops to US Virgin Islands Virginia sending National Guard troops to US Virgin Islands
- September 23, 2017

National Guard officials said Friday that seven members of the 265th Combat Communications Squadron were deployed Thursday evening. The team being deployed will join a multi-state, multi-agency response effort after recent hurricanes. Many people were impressed with Gear and Island Dog Rescue's mission to save the pets who were stranded after Irma ripped through the islands as a Category 5 hurricane. (more...)
Britain, France & Australia urge Myanmar to end military violence against Rohingya Muslims Britain, France & Australia urge Myanmar to end military violence against Rohingya Muslims
- September 23, 2017

The predominantly Buddhist Myanmar considers them Bangladeshi, but Bangladesh says they're Burmese. The first citizenship act was passed shortly after Myanmar's independence - and subsequent citizenship acts imposed even stricter limitations on the Rohingya people's status. (more...)
Russians tried to hack Washington state's elections. LOL fail Russians tried to hack Washington state's elections. LOL fail
- September 23, 2017

New information shows Alabama's state networks and voting systems were not compromised by Russian hacking attempts during the 2016 General Election. Wisconsin Elections Commission administrator Michael Haas says the attempted hack had no effect on Wisconsin's systems or the outcome of the election. (more...)

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