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Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some
- October 01, 2017

Maria, the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in almost 90 years, has killed at least 16 people on the island, according to the official death toll. Carmen Febo San Miguel, a doctor in Philadelphia and executive director of Taller Puertorriqueno, said she followed media coverage of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria over the past month, including a telethon for victims of Harvey that raised millions of dollars, and wondered where such efforts were for her home. (more...)
Cibc World Markets Corp Sells 238448 Shares of Progressive Corporation (The) (PGR)
- October 01, 2017

Progressive Corp (NYSE: PGR ) has risen 26.23% since September 26, 2016 and is uptrending. First Republic Invest Management Incorporated holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Progressive Corp (NYSE: PGR ) for 22,780 shares. Wells Fargo & Company presently has a $47.00 PT on the insurance provider's shares. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc increased Devon Energy Corp New (NYSE:DVN) stake by 34,579 shares to 664,226 valued at $21.24M in 2017Q2. (more...)
'No good news in Puerto Rico' says mayor
- October 01, 2017

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story was based on a faulty report about Trump administration policy . On that front, she ran into winds as fierce as Maria. On Thursday, the President placed US Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan in overall command of military operations to aid Puerto Rico in recovering from the storm. (more...)
Trump turns blame on Puerto Ricans Trump turns blame on Puerto Ricans
- October 01, 2017

It's not a "good news story ". "When you're drinking from a creek, it's not a good news story". "This is a 'people are dying story.' This is a life-or-death story". He has also referenced conditions that existed in Puerto Rico before the storm and mentioned the expected cost of the rebuilding effort. She implored the president, who is set to visit the USA territory on Tuesday, to "make sure somebody is in charge that is up to the task of saving lives". (more...)
Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic walks out on club Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic walks out on club
- October 01, 2017

With less than a week before the A-League season kicks off, Popovic quit the club to take the reigns of the Super Lig strugglers, throwing the A-League club's season into disarray. Tony Popovic has walked out on the Western Sydney Wanderers for a coaching role in Turkey. Popovic has coached the Wanderers for all five seasons of their existence with his remarkable achievements in that time including a premiership in their first season 2012-13 and victory in the AFC Champions League the next ... (more...)
Pence visits FEMA headquarters as Trump defends response to Puerto Rico Pence visits FEMA headquarters as Trump defends response to Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Many Twitter users juxtaposed Mr Trump's location with an image of Ms Cruz wading through deep water. The almost 10-minute video included quotes of praise from Puerto Rico Gov. "Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan , and others in Puerto Rico , who are not able to get their workers to help", Trump said in a series of tweets a day after the capital city's mayor appealed for help "to save us from dying". (more...)
Trump's tax blueprint opaque on fate of deferrals for retirement savings Trump's tax blueprint opaque on fate of deferrals for retirement savings
- October 01, 2017

One worldwide business source who spoke with The Royal Gazette yesterday felt some aspects of the plan could signal an intention to introduce an affiliate tax, similar to what was envisaged by the Neal bill and in several Budget proposals tabled by former US President Barack Obama. (more...)
Big Ben tower fix costs double to £61m Big Ben tower fix costs double to £61m
- October 01, 2017

Big Ben's chimes were silenced this August for four years-a move that was criticized by many MPs and Prime Minister Theresa May. It was previously estimated at 29 million pounds. The commissions announced that construction firm Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, which already had the contract to put up the scaffolding, would carry out the works. (more...)
Trump on NFL Players: 'Very Important' to Stand for Anthem
- October 01, 2017

The players knelt last weekend in response to social injustice. In a separate poll done for CNN, 49 percent said players who protest by kneeling during the anthem are doing the "wrong thing" to express their political opinions. "Those statements are not accurate". On a conference call on Friday morning, National Football League executive VP of communications Joe Lockhart agreed with the premise that the above meetings do indeed feature delicate conversations, and that's because players ... (more...)
Roy Moore, rising alt-Right star, wins Alabama Senate primary Roy Moore, rising alt-Right star, wins Alabama Senate primary
- October 01, 2017

In a Thursday interview with The Atlantic at the Washington Ideas Forum , Sen. Michael Steele, a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, said that if Moore wins, "the fact of the matter is that it is a rebuke of McConnell and the president - because you would think that the president's cachet would be enough to carry unusual". (more...)
North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South
- October 01, 2017

Donald Trump will travel to Asia in November for the first time since becoming President, in a tour planned to "confront the North Korean threat". The announcement was made by the chief of South Korea's National Security Office, Chung Eui-young after his meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and leaders of other political parties. (more...)
Former President Bush to help Gillespie raise money Former President Bush to help Gillespie raise money
- October 01, 2017

Gillespie's campaign spokesman, David Abrams, confirmed to CNN the events will be held in Richmond and Alexandria on October 16. Bush tapped Gillespie, a longtime GOP operative, to lead the Republican National Committee between 2003 and 2005 and to serve as his White House counselor from July 2007 to the end of his term. (more...)
Maria, again a hurricane, swirls over North Carolina beaches Maria, again a hurricane, swirls over North Carolina beaches
- October 01, 2017

Officials expected conditions to improve quickly on the Outer Banks, so schools could reopen, sand could be removed from roads and the ferries that provide access to Ocracoke Island can begin running again. Reports from an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft indicate that Maria's top sustained winds are near 75 miles per hour, with higher gusts. Wind in Hampton Roads are expected to gust between 30 and 40 miles per hour. (more...)
Hogan Sends National Guard Detachment To Puerto Rico Hogan Sends National Guard Detachment To Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Governor John Bel Edwards is sending over 300 Louisiana National Guard soldiers to Puerto Rico to assist the island nation as it deals with catastrophic devastation from Hurricane Maria. FEMA reports that assessments are complete at 62 of Puerto Rico's 69 hospitals, Davis said - one is fully operational, 55 are partially operational, five are closed, and the status of eight is as yet unknown. (more...)
Port bottlenecks hamper Puerto Rico recovery Port bottlenecks hamper Puerto Rico recovery
- October 01, 2017

An emergency deployment of almost 70 officials with the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey are heading to the island and they will provide all types of aid to help with relief efforts. Almost 300 people were calling on the Trump administration to provide more emergency assistance. They, along with Crowley's existing vessel fleet, will operate continuously without a set schedule to get as much cargo to Puerto Rico as quickly as possible and as many empty containers out of the island so ... (more...)
Josh Allen's 3 TDs lead Wyoming football past Texas State Josh Allen's 3 TDs lead Wyoming football past Texas State
- October 01, 2017

Wyoming finished with 333 yards of offense. The Cowboys are averaging 104.5 yards rushing and 165.0 yards passing so far this season. "I think we really played together on all three phases of the game", Wilson said. Wyoming responded with its first scoring drive on its next possession. Smith came in the game for one play following a play where Allen lost his helmet. (more...)
SE Kansas woman dies after being assaulted, set on fire SE Kansas woman dies after being assaulted, set on fire
- October 01, 2017

A third officer who tried to help was also injured. Horn, one officer and the man were taken to Springfield Missouri Hospital. Two officers have been treated and released from a hospital, and the suspect and another officer remain hospitalized. (more...)
Kansas State defeats Baylor, 33-20 Kansas State defeats Baylor, 33-20
- October 01, 2017

They entered the matchup with the Kansas State Wildcats 0-4 (0-1 Big 12) looking to win their first game of the year. Trailing 20-3 at halftime, Baylor took the second-half kickoff and used almost half the third quarter on a 16-play, 65-yard drive, but it only led to a 27-yard field goal by Connor Martin . (more...)
'Shame!' Trump Blasts San Juan Mayor, Blames Media for Puerto Rico Recovery 'Shame!' Trump Blasts San Juan Mayor, Blames Media for Puerto Rico Recovery
- October 01, 2017

I am done being polite. "Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico , who are not able to get their workers to help", Trump wrote in a series of tweets from his golf club in New Jersey . Thousands of islanders have received food and water as an aid bottleneck began to ease. As of Friday evening, 95 percent of the Puerto Rico's population was still without power, and more than half of the island had no access to drinking water, according to the ... (more...)
Poll Shows Public Support For Merkel's Bid To Forge German Coalition Poll Shows Public Support For Merkel's Bid To Forge German Coalition
- October 01, 2017

Schaeuble's assuming the post of parliament president was largely welcomed, as his experience will be an asset in managing the first German post-war parliament to host a right-wing populist party in the form of the newly-elected Alternative for Germany (AfD). (more...)
CMS says football players can protest peacefully CMS says football players can protest peacefully
- October 01, 2017

When you hear something like that, it definitely bothered me - especially when he is calling out people that you are associated with. Matter of fact, some heroes can not play a sport at all because they have been left with one leg or no arms or a head that never stops replaying the screams of the true horror they have seen while being deployed in the service of this country. (more...)
Twitter reacts to gutsy, surprise onside kick by Texas Tech Twitter reacts to gutsy, surprise onside kick by Texas Tech
- October 01, 2017

It's only the first game of Big 12 play and there's plenty of football left, but this would have been a big win for Texas Tech to prove it isn't the same team from last season. His 16-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter sealed the victory for the Cowboys. Rudolph hit James Washington for a 14-yard score. Rudolph's 4-yard touchdown toss to McCleskey put the Cowboys in front 21-14 with 3:49 left in the second quarter. (more...)
Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) Stake Lifted by ProShare Advisors LLC
- October 01, 2017

It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $48.16 per share. It is up 6.33% since September 30, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 2.62% the S&P500. Foyston Gordon & Payne Inc increased Rockwell Collins Inc. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Video shows convicted ex-cop slamming woman's face into auto hood Video shows convicted ex-cop slamming woman's face into auto hood
- October 01, 2017

The body camera footage from the January 2015 incident shows Scavone touching the woman's neck. A woman told police that her husband was suicidal and that he had a handgun and possibly a rifle. Sentencing is scheduled for January 11, 2018. "Law enforcement takes an oath to protect and serve our communities". The profanity-laden video released Friday, running 3 minutes and 23 seconds, appears to show Scavone assaulting the woman near Tropicana Avenue and Interstate 15, the Las Vegas ... (more...)
Game time, how to watch and what to watch for Game time, how to watch and what to watch for
- October 01, 2017

Fleck uses another quarterback on Saturday, it's likely to be by choice on the way to a decisive win. "It hurts us a lot", Fleck said. "We are not there yet". The Gophers' defense played without starting safeties Duke McGhee, out for disciplinary reasons, and Antoine Winfield Jr., who exited when he reinjured his left hamstring in the first quarter. (more...)
Davis leads Utah State over BYU 40-24 Davis leads Utah State over BYU 40-24
- October 01, 2017

Three different quarterbacks went under center for the Cougars, but Hoge led all with five completions for 95 yards and two touchdown. "You know, I think it's the best (student section) in the Mountain West Conference and that will help a team when you're not playing well.it will help kind of re-energize you a little bit, and I thought our crowd was awesome tonight". (more...)
Hamilton expecting Vettel response in Malaysia Hamilton expecting Vettel response in Malaysia
- October 01, 2017

Sebastian Vettel is eager to draw a line under his Singapore Grand Prix start collision with Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen and says it won't alter how it attacks the blasts off the line. "Having said that, I'm pretty sure I can't say to you now what will be in my mind when I leave the grid - I never thought about the last race and I'm pretty sure I will be focused on seeing what I can do from that start on Sunday". (more...)
India, Afghanistan sign pact on police training India, Afghanistan sign pact on police training
- October 01, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited French companies to take advantage of the "improving business climate" and growing investment opportunities in India. India strongly condemns the acts of cross border terror perpetrated against the people of Afghanistan , he said. In a statement ahead of the visit, the Pentagon said, "The Secretary will emphasize that the United States views India as a valued and influential partner, with broad mutual interests extending well beyond South Asia". (more...)
President appoints five Governors, one Lieutenant-Governor President appoints five Governors, one Lieutenant-Governor
- October 01, 2017

Admiral (Retd) Devendra Kumar Joshi: Lieutenant Governor Andaman and Nicobar Islands . President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed five new governors for Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Meghalaya. He remained as MLC for 18 years. During NDA's rule, he was the leader of Bihar Legislative Council for the ruling party. From April 1990 to November 1990, he served as the Union Minister of State, Parliamentary Affairs and Tourism. (more...)
France and Germany Agree 'Intense' Partnership to Push Federal EU After Brexit France and Germany Agree 'Intense' Partnership to Push Federal EU After Brexit
- October 01, 2017

Estonia, which now holds the EU's rotating presidency, called the summit on Friday in the Estonian capital of Tallinn to highlight potential lags in Europe's digitalization effort. "For Germany, growth, jobs and competition play a major role", said Merkel, who was elected to a fourth term on Sunday. "Last night's discussions showed there's a common realisation of a need for a leap forward in Europe", he said. (more...)

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