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Hurricane Maria brings storm surge concerns to the Outer Banks Hurricane Maria brings storm surge concerns to the Outer Banks
- September 30, 2017

Officials in North Carolina have ordered visitors to evacuate Ocracoke and Hatteras islands ahead of Hurricane Maria . Pearson said no injuries have been reported. A tropical storm watch has been issued for the North Carolina coast from Surf City northward to the state's Virginia border including the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds. (more...)
Texans WR Will Fuller Likely To Play Against Titans Texans WR Will Fuller Likely To Play Against Titans
- September 30, 2017

The duo combined for seven interceptions and 25 passes defensed previous year for the Texans. Mularkey, who took over in 2015, wasn't around for the start of the streak but wants to see this team snap it on Sunday. I've picked out five players for you to keep an eye on. FAST FACTS: Titans QB Marcus Mariota passed for 225 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 104.3 rating last week. (more...)
Italian government reportedly kicks off move to fine Telecom Italia Italian government reportedly kicks off move to fine Telecom Italia
- September 30, 2017

According to Reuters, citing an unnamed government source, a government panel met yesterday to conclude its investigation into Vivendi's involvement in TIM and launched the process to fine the operator. Genish said: "We'll continue transform TIM to be a truly digital telco". Prior to joining Telecom Italia, Mr. Genish had been appointed as chief convergence officer at Vivendi SA (VIV.FR), leading the French media company's efforts to expand its content distribution across platforms. (more...)
Trump blames San Juan mayor, Democrats over Puerto Rico response Trump blames San Juan mayor, Democrats over Puerto Rico response
- September 30, 2017

The mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz, today begged to differ. Addressing Trump directly, Cruz asked for him to make sure someone is in charge who is "up to the task of saving lives" in Puerto Rico. Trump, who was scheduled to visit next week, addressed the situation before a speech in Washington about his new tax plan. "We're one of the few restaurants that have a generator", said Daniela Santini, 19, who works there. (more...)
Lynx-Sparks Game 3 recap Lynx-Sparks Game 3 recap
- September 30, 2017

Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike came up big to move the Los Angeles Sparks within one win of repeating as WNBA champions . One hope for the Lynx and their fans is that communications to Sparks players will be very active this weekend. (more...)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Position Trimmed by Congress Asset Management Co. MA
- September 30, 2017

Recent trading patterns in the stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD ) have investors on high alert. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500. Pointstate Capital Lp decreased its stake in Salesforce Com Inc (Call) (CRM) by 98.41% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
EFCC Arrests Fayose's Finance Commissioner, Accountant General EFCC Arrests Fayose's Finance Commissioner, Accountant General
- September 30, 2017

While Governor Fayose was declaring his presidential ambition on Thursday 28th of September, 2017, EFCC swooped in and arrested the Ekiti state's Commissioner for Finance and its Accountant General over alleged financial misappropriation of the bail-out funds to the state. (more...)
GD BIW gets funding for two more Arleigh Burke destroyers GD BIW gets funding for two more Arleigh Burke destroyers
- September 30, 2017

The Navy awarded the contract to fix the Fitzgerald to BIW's competitor, Huntington Ingalls, a decision that disappointed BIW officials and members of Maine's congressional delegation. That's the catchphrase at Bath Iron Works, and apparently the belief of Navy Secretary Richard Spencer, who announced the ME shipyard's new contract to build two guided missile destroyers. (more...)
Chinese GP extended for three years Chinese GP extended for three years
- September 30, 2017

According to a report on F1's official website, the race will be moved to a new date in order to avoid a national holiday happenstance. Two weeks ago, a new four-year deal was announced for the Singapore GP to continue hosting races until 2021. (more...)
Infant dies after couple ignores medical advice, insists 'God … makes no mistakes' Infant dies after couple ignores medical advice, insists 'God … makes no mistakes'
- September 30, 2017

Patrick Hansma, a medical examiner at Sparrow Hospital here, conducted later. Jaundice is a relatively common condition in newborn babies, and it's often mild and goes away on its own. Around 11 a.m. Rachel found her daughter "lifeless and not breathing" in a bouncy seat, Scaccia said. Joshua allegedly did not want to perform CPR on the child because he only knew protocol for adults. (more...)
Chicago sends relief supplies to Puerto Rico victims Chicago sends relief supplies to Puerto Rico victims
- September 30, 2017

Across Orlando, donations can be made at Harbor Community Banks, local businesses and the banquet hall - Acacia's El Centro Borinqueno. A mountain of food, water and other vital supplies has arrived in Puerto Rico's main Port of San Juan. (more...)
Camila Cabello Performs 'Havana,' Camila Cabello Performs 'Havana,' "Bad Things' & 'Crying in the Club' on 'Today'"
- September 30, 2017

This sounds like me and only me, and this separates me from what other people are doing'". "There's absolutely nothing wrong with that, it's just not for me". "It's what's inside my head and my heart". As you surely know, Donald Trump is waging war on Barack Obama 's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects illegal immigrants who were brought to the country as minors. (more...)
Long haul for Bangladesh in fightback against South Africa Long haul for Bangladesh in fightback against South Africa
- September 30, 2017

Duanne Olivier and Morkel struck in the space of three overs near the end of the session as Sabbir Rahman (30) and Mahmudullah went before Taskin's run out. Mominul, however, grew in fluency and defined Bangladesh's growth as a batting unit. Mominul added only five runs after lunch before he turned a Maharaj delivery to short leg, where Aiden Markram claimed s sharp, low catch. (more...)
Abbott gives Houston $50 Million for Harvey Recovery, Turner Rescinds Tax Increase Abbott gives Houston $50 Million for Harvey Recovery, Turner Rescinds Tax Increase
- September 30, 2017

The presentation of the check - drawn from the state disaster relief fund - at a City Hall press conference ended a few days of skirmishing between the governor and the mayor of the state's largest city. If recovery needs deplete those funds before the Legislature's next scheduled gathering in 2019, Abbott said, it is possible he could call the body into a special session. (more...)
Russian Federation on war footing as troops AMASS on North Korea BORDER Russian Federation on war footing as troops AMASS on North Korea BORDER
- September 30, 2017

China for its part has criticized president Trump for escalating tensions in a series of public statements in recent weeks. It comes as North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Monday accused the US President of declaring war on the secretive state. (more...)
Cow protection beyond religion, 'pious gau rakshaks' needn't fear govt: Bhagwat Cow protection beyond religion, 'pious gau rakshaks' needn't fear govt: Bhagwat
- September 30, 2017

On the issue of formulation of economic policies, Bhagwat said views of all the stakeholders should be taken into consideration. Bhagwat said a "nefarious campaign" was underway against cow-protection and urged people "who are piously involved in the activity" to not "worry or get distracted with the well intentioned statements by highly placed persons in the Government or remarks made by the Supreme Court". (more...)
Angry Birds maker Rovio IPO valued at $1 billion Angry Birds maker Rovio IPO valued at $1 billion
- September 30, 2017

The company's mobile games have been downloaded more than 3.7 billion times as of the end of June 2017, and they had on average 80 million monthly active users during the second quarter of 2017, according to Rovio. Rovio saw rapid growth after the 2009 launch of the original " Angry Birds " game, but it plunged to an operating loss and cut a third of its staff in 2015 due to a pick up in competition and a shift among consumers to freely available games. (more...)
Missing college student's family awaits identification of a body Missing college student's family awaits identification of a body
- September 30, 2017

Billie was last seen about 5 a.m. on September 18 entering Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Norfolk, where she is an assistant manager at a Blimpie sandwich shop. We are looking into it but can't confirm anything. She graduated from Henry Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in 2016. More than 75 volunteers combed two Norfolk neighborhoods Thursday, looking for any clues that would lead them to Ashanti Billie, the Prince George's County native who vanished almost two weeks ... (more...)
Military Ordnance Found in Backyard of Lawndale Home, Prompting Neighborhood Evacuation Military Ordnance Found in Backyard of Lawndale Home, Prompting Neighborhood Evacuation
- September 30, 2017

Deputies roused them from their homes shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday when they discovered the explosives in the backyard of a home in the 14700 block of Avis Avenue, sheriff's Deputy Kimberly Alexander said. A check of the house for more ordnance was postponed because of its hazardous conditions. Bomb technicians from an arson explosives detail team later determined most of the devices were duds and couldn't do harm, but others were in fact active. (more...)
VA chief took in Wimbledon, river cruise on European work trip VA chief took in Wimbledon, river cruise on European work trip
- September 30, 2017

In addition to meting with counterparts from other countries, Shulkin got the chance to take in all kinds of sights in London and Copenhagen. "Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin should be ashamed of himself for traveling to Europe with his wife at taxpayers' expense - especially as the VA grapples with funding shortfalls that undermine veterans' care". (more...)
Khursheed Shah criticises PTI for 'dividing opposition' Khursheed Shah criticises PTI for 'dividing opposition'
- September 30, 2017

Shah said that decisions of all the important matters were taken after consultation with PTI. "If the PTI wanted an opposition leader of its choice, they could have asked me, I would have fulfilled their desire". Shah, while speaking on Geo News programme Aaj Shahzaib Khanzada Kay Sath, said that PTI leaders are trying to fulfill some other agenda through this move. (more...)
5.4-magnitude quake hits China 5.4-magnitude quake hits China
- September 30, 2017

According to the China Earthquake Networks Centre, the earthquake was recorded at 2.14 p.m.in Qingchuan district while the epicentre was located at a depth of around 13 km, reports Efe news. In August, a magnitude 7 natural disaster struck a remote part of the same province near a popular tourist area, killing 20 people and injuring around 500, many of them in landslides. (more...)
Bribe probe nets 4 college coaches, shoe exec Bribe probe nets 4 college coaches, shoe exec
- September 30, 2017

He provided as an example an adviser who was charged with securities fraud previous year and was not reviewed for his qualifications and track record by the coaches before they introduced him to the players. Court papers didn't name the schools but contained enough details to identify them as Louisville and Miami. The player was also expected to sign with Adidas upon turning professional, prosecutors said. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel: Singapore clash won't change my mindset
- September 30, 2017

Hamilton, the only black driver in F1's history, urged his followers to read about the issue, signing off his message with #Takeaknee. Thanks to everyone involved, can't wait to start my first @F1 GP this weekend. Hamilton, the 32-year-old Mercedes racer from Hertfordshire, ended the day in P6, with Bottas in P7 when the afternoon session was suspended due to a red flag. (more...)
Fernando Alonso says Lewis Hamilton now big F1 title favourite
- September 30, 2017

It loads up the outside tyres and it's important to get the vehicle into the apex and get the power down early, because the longest straight on the track follows - along which there is the second DRS zone - with cars hitting speeds of around 330km/h. (more...)
Mercedes left seeking answers after 'difficult' Malaysia F1 practice
- September 30, 2017

Fortunately, the 31 year-old Frenchman was unharmed as the session was red flagged with just under half an hour to run. So I have to anticipate he will bounce back even stronger. That is not something that happens everywhere in the world. Kuala Lumpur: Mercedes AMG Petronas drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas pledged their fans outstanding results at the finale of the Petronas Malaysian Formula One (F1) Grand Prix to be held at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) from ... (more...)
Sebastian Vettel puts Singapore crash behind him to focus on Malaysian GP
- September 30, 2017

Lewis Hamilton profited from the remarkable first-lap drama at the Marina Bay Circuit which saw title rival Vettel's race ended following a collision involving Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull's Max Verstappen . "There's no denying Sepang will be tough for us - both for our package and for our drivers - as we often see the hottest temperatures and highest humidity levels of the year", he said. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton: 'I don't want team orders to decide championship'
- September 30, 2017

Sepang has proved a popular circuit with teams and drivers since its inception, but the crowd levels have never been good, and it did not come as huge surprise when it was confirmed this would be the final year. "Next thing I knew I was spinning and heading for the wall", the French driver said. "I think there are opportunities all over (to take a political stance)". (more...)
'Gremlin' at Mercedes after poor practice pace
- September 30, 2017

Hamilton won four of the five races after Malaysia previous year but it was still not enough to stop team mate Nico Rosberg taking the title. "It's part of racing". We take a look at the main talking points ahead of this weekend's race. But don't forget Red Bull . Only a week after the "Fartgate" scandal where Ricciardo passed gas at a press conference to crack up Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas , the Aussie Formula One Red Bull driver elected to let rip a few dance moves in ... (more...)
'Gremlin' at Mercedes after poor practice pace
- September 30, 2017

Hamilton won four of the five races after Malaysia previous year but it was still not enough to stop team mate Nico Rosberg taking the title. "It's part of racing". We take a look at the main talking points ahead of this weekend's race. But don't forget Red Bull . Only a week after the "Fartgate" scandal where Ricciardo passed gas at a press conference to crack up Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas , the Aussie Formula One Red Bull driver elected to let rip a few dance moves in ... (more...)

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