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Mobile fire search and rescue team on standby to head to Texas Mobile fire search and rescue team on standby to head to Texas
- September 01, 2017

Water rescue teams from agencies across Kansas are headed to Texas to assist in recovery efforts from Hurricane-turned-Tropical Depression Harvey. The teams are from Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro , Henderson County and Raleigh-Durham. (more...)
China tells India to draw lessons from Doklam China tells India to draw lessons from Doklam
- September 01, 2017

Fourteen thousand feet above the sea level, at the Nathu La Pass on the India-China border, morbid danger signs warn visitors of dated land mines that might have remained from the war of 1962. The Indian Army had blocked the construction of the road as it could give China a major military advantage over India at the Bhutan-China-India tri-junction. (more...)
Watford complete signing of Sporting Lisbon defender Marvin Zeegelaar Watford complete signing of Sporting Lisbon defender Marvin Zeegelaar
- September 01, 2017

The 27-year-old, who saw a move to Sevilla break down earlier in the summer, has signed a four-year deal with the Premier League side. A move for Kieran Gibbs broke down as the England worldwide joined West Brom from Arsenal and Zeegelaar has instead been brought in. (more...)
Houston police chief recalls drowned officer as 'sweet, gentle'
- September 01, 2017

A 60-year-old veteran Houston police officer died after he drove into floodwaters on his way to work Sunday morning, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said in an emotional press conference on Tuesday. The city's mayor also said there were some 5,500 people in area shelters as of Monday morning and that he expected that number to rise "exponentially" by the day's end. (more...)
IL closes book on school-funding saga with bill signing IL closes book on school-funding saga with bill signing
- September 01, 2017

The Senate's vote followed a frenzy of education funding activity in the Illinois House of Representatives, where members on August 28 passed Senate Bill 1947 by a vote of 73-34. IL officials have bragged that the state was the first nationwide to require daily PE classes under a decades-old law, something educators argue is more critical than ever with widespread anti-obesity efforts. (more...)
David A. Clarke Resigns As Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Resigns As Milwaukee County Sheriff
- September 01, 2017

Controversial lawman David Clarke has unexpectedly resigned as sheriff of Milwaukee County, ending a controversial run that gained national attention. Clarke, who is in his fourth term, submitted a resignation letter to Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson on Thursday afternoon. The frequent Fox News guest earned more than $105,000 previous year in speaking fees - nearly as much as his sheriff's salary - at more than three dozen events across the country. (more...)
Riverdale actress Vanessa Morgan receives death threats Riverdale actress Vanessa Morgan receives death threats
- September 01, 2017

Riverdale is an entertaining teen drama but that memo clearly didn't reach a portion of viewers who ship Bughead (that's Betty and Jughead, keep up) and are now on edge over the prospect that the new character Toni Topaz , may come between them. (more...)
Brazilian judge suspends decree to allow mining in Amazon Brazilian judge suspends decree to allow mining in Amazon
- September 01, 2017

Temer's decision issued last week scrapped a national reserve in the northern Para and Amapa states that had protected a 17,800 square mile area since 1984, when Brazil was still run by a military dictatorship. Greenpeace, the World Wildlife Fund, a number of celebrities including Brazilian supermodel Gisele B√ľndchen and Brazil's influential Catholic hierarchy have spoken out against the government attempt to open the reserve. (more...)
Ron Renkoski: Use Donald Trump's own cash for wall
- September 01, 2017

In the past few days alone, as a catastrophic hurricane devastated the fourth-largest city in the country, Trump pardoned former Maricopa County , Ariz., sheriff Joe Arpaio-who defied a court order to stop illegally profiling Latinos and committed grotesque abuses of power for years-and tweeted nonsense about Mexico paying for "the wall" on the southern border. (more...)
UN Says Iran Remains In Compliance With 2015 Nuclear Accord
- September 01, 2017

IAEA monitors Iran's compliance via site visits, remote monitoring, containment seals, and satellite imagery. The State Department also said in a statement that the United States has "full confidence in the agency and its highly skilled and professional inspectors". (more...)
Russia warns US against news sanctions on North Korea Russia warns US against news sanctions on North Korea
- September 01, 2017

U.S., South Korean and Japanese warplanes took part in a joint flyover of the Korean Peninsula on Thursday. Lavrov's warning comes after President Trump said on Wednesday that talking with North Korea was "not the answer". Worldwide sanctions against North Korea began in 2006 over the isolated country's nuclear ambitions. China's Defense Ministry says war is not an option in finding a solution to North Korea's growing nuclear capabilities. (more...)
Jamie Foxx to host celebrity telethon event to benefit Harvey victims Jamie Foxx to host celebrity telethon event to benefit Harvey victims
- September 01, 2017

He told his 3.9million followers in a video clip: "Just wanted to let everyone in Texas know, we got you". Foxx has already donated $25,000, as have other celebs such as Kevin Hart , Nicki Minaj and Dwayne Johnson. TMZ reported that Foxx, Reese Witherspoon , Blake Shelton , Hilary Duff and Michael Strahan are all involved with the project, with commitments from the four major broadcast networks to air the special for an hour on September 12. (more...)
Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) loses confidence of 106 hedge fund managers
- September 01, 2017

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) shares were trading higher by 0.6 percent ($0.11) at $18.56 a piece in Tuesday's session. The Next Financial Group Inc holds 4,483 shares with $87,000 value, down from 54,483 last quarter. It has a 12.11 P/E ratio. The Company's Control4 solution integrates various third-party devices and systems into a unified solution for mainstream consumers. (more...)
North Korea has launched a 'projectile'
- September 01, 2017

France is willing to join China in its efforts to move toward a peaceful solution to the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula, he added. This launch comes only days after Pyongyang fired three short-range ballistic missiles from the Kangwon province on Saturday. (more...)
Charlie Hebdo magazine cover portrays Hurricane Harvey victims as neo-Nazis Charlie Hebdo magazine cover portrays Hurricane Harvey victims as neo-Nazis
- September 01, 2017

Drawing instant ire from critics and even fans of the magazine, for poking fun at the disaster that has so far claimed at least 38 lives and displaced tens of thousands of people - the magazine issue went viral, both online and offline. Recently, the magazine's cartoonists depicted British Prime Minister Theresa May as decapitated and linked the vehicular terror attack in Barcelona to Islam and a cartoon showing mowed down people on the street, with a headline that read, "Islam: religion of ... (more...)
Rajiv Gauba takes charge as Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba takes charge as Home Secretary
- September 01, 2017

Further, Inder Jit Singh has been named Secretary (Coordination) in Cabinet Secretariat and N Baijendra Kumar, a 1985 batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre, has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of National Mineral Development Corporation. (more...)
Missouri Lawmaker: Vandals Should Be 'Hung From a Tall Tree' Missouri Lawmaker: Vandals Should Be 'Hung From a Tall Tree'
- September 01, 2017

This morning, in fact, they issued a letter to House Speaker Todd Richardson, calling for Love's "censure and removal". He didn't call for Maria Chapelle-Nadal to resign when she used Facebook to hope for the president's assassination , but he says if Nadal is going to be removed, the same standards should be applied to Love. (more...)
U.S. closing Russian consulate in San Francisco U.S. closing Russian consulate in San Francisco
- September 01, 2017

The US State Department has ordered Russian Federation to close its consulate in San Francisco in response to Moscow's "unwarranted" demands that the size of the US mission in Russian Federation be reduced. Russian dictator Vladimir Putin responded by expelling 755 USA diplomats from Russia, a move that was met with deafening silence at first. "It means that the U.S.is declaring the hot phase of diplomatic war". (more...)
Trapped Mexican Bakery Staff Bake Hundreds Of Loaves For Harvey Flood Victims Trapped Mexican Bakery Staff Bake Hundreds Of Loaves For Harvey Flood Victims
- August 31, 2017

Using over 4,000 pounds of flour, the bakers made trays filled with pan dulce (Mexican sweet bread) to deliver to Harvey victims, local police, and the mayor, free of charge and took to social media to show their support. " By the time the owner managed to get to them , they had made so much bread that we took the loaves to loads of emergency centers across the city for people affected by the floods". (more...)
Ukraine's security service deports Russian journalist Ukraine's security service deports Russian journalist
- August 31, 2017

The CPJ urged the Ukrainian government to allow Kurbatova "and other Russian journalists to work without fear of abduction, deportation, and other means of reprisal", the USA -based nonprofit organization's regional office said in an online statement. (more...)
Terrorism charge laid in recent Buckingham Palace incident Terrorism charge laid in recent Buckingham Palace incident
- August 31, 2017

Mohiussunnath Choudhury, 26, from Luton, has been charged with engaging in the preparation to commit an act or acts of terrorism on Constitution Hill on 25 August. She said: "I want to thank the officers who acted quickly and bravely to protect the public demonstrating the dedication and professionalism of our police". (more...)
Georgia rep threatens Black attorney who wants Confederate statues removed Georgia rep threatens Black attorney who wants Confederate statues removed
- August 31, 2017

Spencer then responded and wrote that the memorial is "not going" away anytime soon. Jones said in an interview that Spencer sat next to her for four years in the Georgia House and that they developed a friendly, if sometimes testy, relationship. (more...)
Rockwell Collins Nears $20B Deal with United Technologies Rockwell Collins Nears $20B Deal with United Technologies
- August 31, 2017

United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 5,783 shares of the aerospace company's stock valued at $562,000 after buying an additional 17 shares during the last quarter. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. Montecito Bank & Trust boosted its position in shares of Rockwell Collins by 0.5% in the first quarter. (more...)
How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Gas Prices? How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Gas Prices?
- August 31, 2017

The national average could climb to $2.50 as a result of Harvey. Parts of the Colonial Pipeline, the main fuel line that runs from Texas to NY, remains shut down - partly because with refineries closed, there is nothing to ship, but also because of Harvey-related damage. (more...)
Laois job shortage proved by daily exodus of thousands of work commuters Laois job shortage proved by daily exodus of thousands of work commuters
- August 31, 2017

Deirdre Cullen, senior statistician at the CSO said the report presented detailed statistics on and analysis of the commuting patterns of workers and students in April 2016. Average commuting times in the county rose slightly, from just over 21 minutes in 2011 to just over 22 minutes in April 2016. Over 1 in 4 working commuters in Laois (25.6%) were travelling for less than 15 minutes, compared to 27.0% in Census 2011. (more...)
Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for GYM Group PLC (GYM) Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for GYM Group PLC (GYM)
- August 31, 2017

About shares traded. HSS Hire Group PLC (LON:HSS) has 0.00% since August 31, 2016 and is. Invesco Limited owns 15.73M shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Melrose PLC has GBX 2300 highest and GBX 155 lowest target. GBX 695's average target is 117.73% above currents GBX 319.2 stock price. Arrow Global Group had 72 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Narendra Modi holds talks with Swiss President Doris Leuthard Narendra Modi holds talks with Swiss President Doris Leuthard
- August 31, 2017

In both the initiatives, Switzerland supported India. "I hope that this visit will further strengthen India-Switzerland relations, pending projects will be completed and we will try to make a new investment security agreement", she said after the welcome. (more...)
Faith in judiciary restored after Rocky Yadav's conviction: Aditya Sachdeva's parents Faith in judiciary restored after Rocky Yadav's conviction: Aditya Sachdeva's parents
- August 31, 2017

In previous year October, the Supreme Court had stayed the bail granted to Rocky Yadav by Patna high court who allegedly shot dead Aditya for overtaking his SUV. All the four convicts were taken into custody soon after pronouncement of verdict and sent to Gaya central jail under tight security, police said. The road rage incident had sparked outrage in Bihar with many saying that the ruling JD (U) was going soft on the convict. (more...)
DMK meets President and seeks to order floor test in TN Assembly DMK meets President and seeks to order floor test in TN Assembly
- August 31, 2017

In tandem, rebel TTV Dinakaran who is fighting to stave off the challenge to his aunt's authority in the party threatened chief minister Edapaddi Palanisami to resign on his own. "He told us that he can not intervene unless the MLAs are expelled from the AIADMK or they join another party", he said. CPM state secretary G Ramakrishnan told media persons after coming out from Raj Bhavan that "the governor maintained that it was an internal party matter and that he could not interfere in such a ... (more...)
Duterte says battle for Marawi City Duterte says battle for Marawi City "in its final stages"
- August 31, 2017

However, the military training is only limited to technical assistance, and intelligence information sharing. Similar assistance will now be given to the Philippines. He explained that the stalemate could not prolong for more than one year. Captain Jo-Ann Petinglay, the spokesperson of the Joint Task Force Marawi, said troops from the 10th Infantry Battalion approached and took over the church on Friday afternoon. (more...)