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UK, Japan to hike 'pace of sanctions' against North Korea: May UK, Japan to hike 'pace of sanctions' against North Korea: May
- September 01, 2017

ConservativeHome understands that her words yesterday ("I'm not a quitter" she said, echoing Peter Mandelson ) weren't part of a new Downing Street plan. With Softbank Group's purchase of ARM Holdings Plc and factory expansions by Nissan Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp., Japan is eager for reassurances-not just the platitudes it got from Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. (more...)
Harvey latest: All Houston students to get 3 free meals per day Harvey latest: All Houston students to get 3 free meals per day
- September 01, 2017

Families walk out of the flood waters after being rescued from their flooded homes in Houston due to Hurricane Harvey on August 30, 2017. Superintendent Richard Carranza says the waiver will give families one less concern as they begin the process of restoring their lives. (more...)
Carolinas HealthCare System, UNC Health Care announce plans to merge Carolinas HealthCare System, UNC Health Care announce plans to merge
- September 01, 2017

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports executives of UNC Health Care and Carolinas HealthCare said the combined systems would give them the leverage to negotiate better deals with insurance companies and vendors, saving the hospitals millions of dollars. (more...)
Trump requesting initial $6 billion in aid for Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday afternoon, but it's still expected to dump up to 40 inches of rain on parts of Texas and cause severe flooding. Congress returns next week from vacation. "We will continue to support the people of Texas for as long as it is necessary". "We have a long way to go", Long said about the nation's overall disaster readiness. (more...)
Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period Begins Friday Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period Begins Friday
- September 01, 2017

Among drivers between the ages of 18 and 34 who were killed in crashes over the Labor Day holiday period in 2015, Knox said 44 percent of those fatalities involved drunk drivers with BACs of.08 or higher. "But we want people to be safe, and one of the big keys to that is making sure people don't make that foolish decision to drink and drive". If you've had too much to drink, don't get behind the wheel. (more...)
UK PM May outraged by North Korean missile test 'reckless provocation'
- September 01, 2017

He said, "Neither the public nor Tory MPs believe her fantasy of staying on till 2022. We are delivering a brighter future for the United Kingdom", she said, during a visit to Japan. "She knows in politics you never give your end date". Her invidious predicament recalls that of other embattled Tory leaders past. "But it all depends on Brexit ", the party member said. (more...)
Oregon court rules couple must surgically 'debark' dogs Oregon court rules couple must surgically 'debark' dogs
- September 01, 2017

Debarking or devocalization of dogs is a surgical procedure that involves the partial or full removal of the vocal cords. The married couple's neighbours, Debra and Dale Krein, quickly grew exhausted of the dogs' barking. "What the judge was doing in this case is failing to recognize the pain and suffering that would be caused by the debarking of these dogs and failing to recognize that animals are very much like humans in many ways and suffer too", Wright said. (more...)
Trump Visits Texas in Wake of Harvey Trump Visits Texas in Wake of Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Those stops will keep Trump at a distance from the most devastating damage in and around Houston, which has experienced historic flooding after Hurricane Harvey's landfall on Friday. Trump's remarks were more effusive and sweeping than anything he managed on Tuesday, and were more in line with poetic and patriotic rhetoric that Americans expect at a time of national tragedy. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo Just Ravaged Poor Faroe Islands In World Cup Qualifying Cristiano Ronaldo Just Ravaged Poor Faroe Islands In World Cup Qualifying
- September 01, 2017

He opened the scoring in style too, firing in a scissor kick at the back post inside the opening four minutes. Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates one of his goals in the match against Faroe Islands . But it wasn't long before the Faroe Islands cut the deficit and found their route into the fixture thanks to some superb opportunism from Baldvinsson in the Portuguese box. (more...)
United Kingdom looking to replicate EU's external trade deals after Brexit - May
- September 01, 2017

Asked whether she wanted to lead her party into another general election, whenever that takes place, the prime minister told the BBC's Ben Wright in Kyoto that that was her intention. "I've made it clear since June. that I'm giving my undivided backing to Theresa May", Johnson told CNN while on a visit to Nigeria. On the second day of her trip to Japan , Mrs May will hold official talks with her counterpart Shinzo Abe and emphasise the growing security links between the two countries. (more...)
Kim Jong-un watched firing of intermediate-range Hwasong-12 missile: KCNA Kim Jong-un watched firing of intermediate-range Hwasong-12 missile: KCNA
- September 01, 2017

This photo, released by the North's Korean Central Television on March 3, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol-ju meeting students of the Red Flag Mangyongdae Revolutionary School in Pyongyang. Their second child was born in 2013, according to media reports. "I held their baby Ju-ae and spoke with Ms. Ri as well", Rodman, who was invited to the Hermit Kingdom by Kim in 2013, told the outlet. (more...)
José Mourinho would like to sign Riyad Mahrez this month José Mourinho would like to sign Riyad Mahrez this month
- September 01, 2017

Remember, any upcoming signing needs to be completed by 11:59 pm BST on Thursday. Jones was once tipped to become the greatest player in Manchester United's history by none other than Sir Alex Ferguson and on the evidence of this season's performances so far, it is hard to argue. (more...)
Rovida Advisors Acquires $8.13 Million in H&E Equipment Services,
- September 01, 2017

It has underperformed by 13.55% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $728.84 million company. Knight Transportation, Inc. Therefore 80% are positive. Applied Materials Inc. had 85 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. "Bruyette & Woods" upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Friday, August 7 report. (more...)
Japan's Abe, UK May pledge cooperation on North Korea threat
- September 01, 2017

On an official visit to Nigeria, he said Mrs May was "ideally placed" to deliver Brexit and he was "here to support her". The Prime Minister used her visit to Japan to issue a defiant message that she is not a "quitter" and will lead the party into the 2022 general election. (more...)
Abercrombie & Fitch Company (ANF) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets
- September 01, 2017

This ratio is calculated by dividing the current share price by the book value per share. Now the shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. The company is expected to issue its next earnings results on Friday, November 17th. It is trading at $12.48 significantly higher than $9.80, the 50 day moving average and just above the 200 day moving average of $11.57. While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 5.3% whereas during current quarter it has 950% ... (more...)
British Politicians cast doubts on Theresa May's long-term future as leader
- September 01, 2017

Some Conservative backbenchers have said they do not believe Theresa May will be able to fight the next general election as prime minister. "They should get behind Theresa May and help her to do a good job in these exceptionally hard circumstances of having to deliver Brexit and keep the economy going at the same time without a majority in the House of Commons". (more...)
Cara Delevingne joins neo-Victorian fantasy series Carnival Row Cara Delevingne joins neo-Victorian fantasy series Carnival Row
- September 01, 2017

Delevingne will play Vignette Stonemoss (LOL), a faerish (which is a word I had to look up and now you will too) who must contend with rampant human prejudice against her kind, but also harbors secrets of her own that could become damning. Beacham confirmed Bloom's involvement with the project in a tweet last week. In 2012, she appeared opposite Keira Knightley in " Anna Karenina " and went on to star in films such as " Paper Towns ", " Suicide Squad " and, most recently, " Valerian and the ... (more...)
Leah Remini refused to convert Kevin James to Scientology Leah Remini refused to convert Kevin James to Scientology
- September 01, 2017

Four years after abruptly leaving the controversial church of Scientology , Leah Remini says she's still adjusting. "I call my therapist and go, 'I should be punished for this; I need you to reprimand me.' She's like, 'No, that's not what therapy is, '" Remini revealed. (more...)
India Pharma: Has Modi Suffocated Healthcare Profits? India Pharma: Has Modi Suffocated Healthcare Profits?
- September 01, 2017

He also questioned the Narendra Modi government whether its demonetisation decision was created to convert black money into white. Accusing the Opposition of creating confusion that demonetisation was exclusively to curb black money, Jaitley clarified that the objective of the massive exercise hadn't been confiscation. (more...)
Orange you glad you found out Prince's favorite color? Orange you glad you found out Prince's favorite color?
- September 01, 2017

Prince was unquestionably an icon, and one of the absolute defining characteristics of the Purple One was, well, the color purple. But in a new interview with his sister, Tyka Nelson, and the Evening Standard regarding an upcoming memorabilia auction, she threw in a statement that's basically set the internet ablaze with shock: purple was not his favorite color. (more...)
Remnants of Harvey will bring wind, rain to Kentucky Remnants of Harvey will bring wind, rain to Kentucky
- September 01, 2017

At times, the rain will be heavy and thunderstorms are likely, as well. At 10:46 a.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Tamola, or near Lauderdale, moving northeast at 35 miles per hour, according to the weather service. (more...)
ICE warns Harvey victims of people impersonating immigration agents ICE warns Harvey victims of people impersonating immigration agents
- September 01, 2017

This is the reason why Houston officials announced a city-wide curfew from midnight to 5 am after police arrested a crew of armed robbers caught stealing abandoned vehicles and amid reports of robberies of empty homes. "ICE officers with Enforcement and Removal Operations also wear badges labeled with ERO Officer". Real ICE agents carry badges and credentials. Members of the public can ask to see the badges to verify. (more...)
Texans Sign DeAndre Hopkins to 5-Year Extension With $49 Million Guaranteed Texans Sign DeAndre Hopkins to 5-Year Extension With $49 Million Guaranteed
- September 01, 2017

To that end, the team reached agreement with wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins on a five-year extension. Hopkins joined the club as the 27th overall selection in the 2013 draft and quickly assumed the throne of the Texans' lead wide-out that had been held by longtime star Andre Johnson. (more...)
Melania Trump trolled for her footwear choice as she travelled to Texas Melania Trump trolled for her footwear choice as she travelled to Texas
- September 01, 2017

On a trip ostensibly made to support people who've lost everything and the agencies trying to help them recover, Melania found a way to make her visit about herself. On Twitter, many jumped to the First Lady's defence. "There are many reasons the Trump administration concerns me..." Actor Zach Braff tweeted, "Melania headed to a disaster zone in stilettos is my Halloween costume". (more...)
YouTube comedian becomes Mayor of Hell for an hour YouTube comedian becomes Mayor of Hell for an hour
- September 01, 2017

And his first act in office was to take action against the risky menace threatening communities all over the world: heterosexuals. "I am establishing new vetting measures to keep radical heterosexuals out of our town", he added. "I now feel as if it would just be safer to ban all heterosexuality until we can access the situation further and build a strategy to resolve our problem", Daniel continued. (more...)
Trump administration slashes budget for ObamaCare ads Trump administration slashes budget for ObamaCare ads
- September 01, 2017

In 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services spent $100 million on Obamacare advertising and outreach, but for this year's open enrollment period, CMS plans on spending $10 million. President Trump has said he will wait for the health care law to "implode" and force a bipartisan repeal further down the road. "When the number of people with health insurance declines and costs skyrocket, the American people will know who's to blame". (more...)
Deadline Day latest on Thomas Lemar and Alexis Sanchez Deadline Day latest on Thomas Lemar and Alexis Sanchez
- September 01, 2017

Liverpool have impressed so far this season, and adding Lemar to their attacking options would significantly strengthen Jurgen Klopp's forward line. While Chelsea , Manchester City and Manchester United have, year on year, ruthlessly bolstered their squads with confidence and conviction, the Gunners have not. (more...)
ISIS loses Tal Afar, Iraq ISIS loses Tal Afar, Iraq
- September 01, 2017

With Tal Afar liberated, all of Nineveh province - the first area Daesh militants captured in a 2014 blitz - "is in the hands of our fearless troops", al-Abadi said. On Tuesday, al-Abadi had criticized the deal, which allowed hundreds of militants to leave to an Daesh-controlled area near the Iraqi border, and describing it as "worrying and an insult to the Iraqi people". (more...)
Beaumont Leaders Don't Know When City Will Get Safe Water Beaumont Leaders Don't Know When City Will Get Safe Water
- September 01, 2017

They say there's no water supply for Beaumont's water system at this time. "Our faith remains steadfast that our community will continue to persevere in this crisis". We will have to wait until the water levels from this historical flood recede before we can determine the extent of damage and make any needed repairs. (more...)
Gas Hits $8 Per Gallon At One Texas Station Gas Hits $8 Per Gallon At One Texas Station
- September 01, 2017

Christopher Cook said the police department had seven reports of customers cutting in line or expressing belligerent behavior at various gas stations around the city. Company officials are letting approximately 50 QuikTrip stores in north Texas run out of fuel to keep gasoline fully stocked at other locations after Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on oil refineries on the Gulf Coast. (more...)