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Trump approves Louisiana emergency declaration Trump approves Louisiana emergency declaration
- September 01, 2017

Squally weather is expected over the remainder of Acadiana with areas east of I-49 and United States 90 staying in the 2-4 inch rain range. Heaviest rainfall is expected to be just north and west of the center. Forecasters said there was a risk of tornadoes across a large part of the South as Harvey trudged northeast toward northern Louisiana. "She already went through Katrina". (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Slams 'Amateur Climatologist' Chris Cuomo Kellyanne Conway Slams 'Amateur Climatologist' Chris Cuomo
- September 01, 2017

After a bit of this, Cuomo shifted the topic to climate change and its impact on floods and storms, like the one being now witnessed in Texas. While Conway was stressing the administration's efforts to help the victims, Cuomo asked how the Republicans would get the emergency funds approved by the Congress, citing that Trump might need to make a choice between funds for his border wall or disaster relief. (more...)
Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)
- September 01, 2017

We have $37.01 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:TRCO worth $280.80 million less. Walleye Trading Llc increased its stake in Barrick Gold Corp (Put) ( ABX ) by 209.04% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. On July 6 the company was downgraded from "Outperform" to "Hold" by analysts at BMO Capital. Trading volume for Barrick Gold Corporation was 8,930K by the end of trading on Friday. (more...)
Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)
- September 01, 2017

WIN has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Windstream Holdings from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 19.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. (more...)
White House: Donald Trump Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Victims White House: Donald Trump Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Victims
- September 01, 2017

Trump has had a spotty record when it comes to pledging and then actually carrying through on his promises to donate money to charities, according to reports. On Tuesday, President Trump visited affected areas in Corpus Christi, Texas, telling rescue workers the flooding was of "epic proportion". Ms Huckabee Sanders said the President and first lady would return to Texas and Louisiana on Saturday, and will most likely visit Houston. (more...)
Trump to visit Texas Tuesday as residents cope with Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Melania Trump's office was quick to smack down growing criticism of the US first lady's shoe choice as she began her visit to hurricane-ravaged Texas Tuesday morning. Amid the criticism over her shoes, Melania issued a statement later Tuesday about her visit and offered to help in the recovery efforts in every way she could. (more...)
Theresa May: 'I'm not a quitter' Theresa May: 'I'm not a quitter'
- September 01, 2017

Theresa May has dismissed reports that she plans to quit as British Prime Minister and said that she will lead the Conservative party into the next general election. But former Tory chairman Grant Shapps said it was "too early" for May to talk about going "on and on" like. She told the BBC: "It's going to be hard for Theresa May to lead us into the next General Election". (more...)
Mattis breaks with Trump on diplomacy with North Korea Mattis breaks with Trump on diplomacy with North Korea
- September 01, 2017

The North's official KCNA news agency decried the former colonial power in a commentary, saying: "Japan has now come out with its sleeves rolled up in supporting its master's anti-DPRK war moves". Back then, the US tried to intervene with diplomatic deals offering financial assistance if North Korea suspended its nuclear program. However, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the focus should be on de-escalating tensions not "just chanting about sanctions". (more...)
One of Four States with Increasing Obesity Rates, Report Finds One of Four States with Increasing Obesity Rates, Report Finds
- September 01, 2017

According to researchers, Minnesotans who do not worry about having enough money for food or housing only have an obesity rate of 25 percent, while those who are concerned about money for food or housing have an obesity rate of 33 percent. of T.F.A.H. Nearly 32 percent of adults in the state were obese in 2016, earning North Dakota the 15th spot in that category, according to a study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a philanthropy health group based in New Jersey. (more...)
Tornado destroys homes in Alabama as Harvey hits Tornado destroys homes in Alabama as Harvey hits
- September 01, 2017

Jason Holmes, a meteorologist with The National Weather Service in Birmingham , said Thursday that a tornado was the likely cause of the damage. Rains from Harvey are inundating coastal Alabama with floodwaters and forcing the Tennessee Valley Authority to lower lake levels in north Alabama. (more...)
'Stranger Things' pays homage to 'Firestarter' in Season 2 poster 'Stranger Things' pays homage to 'Firestarter' in Season 2 poster
- September 01, 2017

Matt and Ross Duffer also talked about why they chose synth music as the background in the title card of the series, explaining that "We thought it would help differentiate from Spielberg". Not everyone even notices the difference, but those who do - especially cinema purists - tend to really get annoyed by it. Season two of Stranger Things is creeping ever closer, and we're gleefully devouring every teaser and trailer that gives us a glimpse at the retro-fabulous-yet-super-scary ... (more...)
Duterte calls for unity, sacrifice in Eid'l Adha message Duterte calls for unity, sacrifice in Eid'l Adha message
- September 01, 2017

Eid al-Adha aka "feast of the sacrifice" is considered to be the holiest of the major Muslim holidays , honoring Prophet Ibrahim's commitment to the faith and willingness to sacrifice his own son, Ismail. That's how the tradition of sacrificing an animal on this day began and it is followed till this day. The animal that's sacrificed differs from country to country and in India, it is goats that are sacrificed. (more...)
Judge rules Clovis library shooting suspect must stay behind bars Judge rules Clovis library shooting suspect must stay behind bars
- September 01, 2017

At a news conference Tuesday, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, R, praised local police for their immediate response, singling out the chief, who, she said, was the first officer to enter the library to "make sure no one else would be killed". (more...)
Kamal Haasan raises political speculations after meeting Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Kamal Haasan raises political speculations after meeting Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
- September 01, 2017

Talking about the meeting on his Facebook post, Vijayan said he shared a healthy friendship with the actor. Today, he created even more speculations that he may be getting ready to join mainstream politics after he met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Thiruvananthapuram . (more...)
United States to Release Oil From Strategic Reserve Due to Harvey United States to Release Oil From Strategic Reserve Due to Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Crude prices slipped back in Asian trade Wednesday as a key United States oil-producing region reeled from the devastation caused by monster storm Harvey. "Retailers can either go out of business or pass their costs along", said Tom Kloza, director of global energy analysis at the Oil Price Information Service. (more...)
Gas prices expected to jump in the Barrie area Gas prices expected to jump in the Barrie area
- September 01, 2017

Including the change in gas prices in Chattanooga during the past week, prices on Sunday were 3.8 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 5.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. "It's not something that we're selling at a higher price and making this huge profit and every body's getting rich". Despite crude oil prices being low, around $46 per barrel, if refining capacity is limited, gasoline prices go up. (more...)
Newspaper: Centre's argument sought on plea for freezing Sharifs' assets Newspaper: Centre's argument sought on plea for freezing Sharifs' assets
- September 01, 2017

The Supreme Court on July 28 disqualified Sharif, 67, for dishonesty and ruled that corruption cases be filed against him and his children in connection with the Panama Papers scandal within six weeks. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has sent a notice to deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif asking him to appear on September 13 in a case related to banning him from taking part in any political activity and delisting of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) as a political ... (more...)
Britain wants new United Nations sanctions to target North Korean laborers Britain wants new United Nations sanctions to target North Korean laborers
- September 01, 2017

On Tuesday, Pyongyang fired a missile that flew over Japan and landed in the northern Pacific Ocean. "We don't have the capability to shoot down every missile every time one is launched", said David Maxwell, associate director of Georgetown University's Center for Security Studies. (more...)
Snyder calls for immediate repairs to Line 5 oil pipeline Snyder calls for immediate repairs to Line 5 oil pipeline
- September 01, 2017

The state is calling for an immediate inspection of every anchor on Line 5, a report to the Michigan Departments of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources of the findings from the inspections, a copy of video of recent work performed on the pipeline , and repairs within 30 days of any damage to the pipeline's coating. (more...)
Theresa May condemns North Korea missile launch in 'strongest terms possible'
- September 01, 2017

The U.S. -drafted statement, which did not threaten new sanctions on North Korea, urged all nations to implement U.N. sanctions and said it was of "vital importance" that Pyongyang take immediate, concrete actions to reduce tensions. China's foreign minister says Beijing is working with other members of the UN Security Council on a response to the latest missile launch but did not specify whether a fresh set of sanctions is looming. (more...)
United States commander: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi probably still alive United States commander: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi probably still alive
- September 01, 2017

The Russian government also claimed to have killed Baghdadi in a late May airstrike but has provided no definitive proof. As Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over the terror group in the city of Tal Afar on Thursday, US Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend told reporters that his forces were continuing the search for the elusive figurehead of the militant group, BBC reported. (more...)
Mexico Will Pay for the Wall - 'It May Be Through Reimbursement'
- September 01, 2017

Experts are speculating the storm's ramifications could be felt for years-with horrifying implications for Texas . "Texas and Mexico share more than half the border". At the event, Trump said the government is building a southern border wall which is essential. Sunday's tweets indicate he has re-focused on the former approach, despite no indication from Mexico that the country's stance has changed. (more...)
Local gas prices feel the effects of Harvey Local gas prices feel the effects of Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Prices at the pump are also higher. The record-setting storm barreled through the production chain that makes it possible for drivers all over the country to fuel up, from offshore oil platforms to gasoline pipelines. Gas prices are expected to rise between 10 to 20 cents per gallon around the country, GasBuddy .com's Patrick DeHaan told USA Today . "So many Americans think oil companies are raising prices simply because of a hurricane, and nothing can be further from the truth", he said. (more...)
Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site caves in: 3 dead, one rescued Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site caves in: 3 dead, one rescued
- September 01, 2017

Three people died and four were injured when a massive garbage dump collapsed at a landfill site collapsed in East Delhi's Gazipur on Friday. A private TV channel reported that the body of a girl, who was riding a scooty, has been recovered. (more...)
Tamil Nadu student who petitioned against NEET 2017 kills self Tamil Nadu student who petitioned against NEET 2017 kills self
- September 01, 2017

Anitha made the news when she impleaded the Supreme Court asking for TN to be exempted from NEET, contending that poor students like herself who had scored quite well in their boards (she had secured 1176/1200) had no shot at an MBBS seat because their NEET scores were abysmal - something that had come about after constant seesawing by lawmakers, bureaucrats and the courts. (more...)
Utah Nurse Arrested for Refusing to Give Patient's Blood to Police Utah Nurse Arrested for Refusing to Give Patient's Blood to Police
- September 01, 2017

Wubbles was in the officer's patrol auto for 20 minutes before she was released. She was later released without any charges filed against her. On Thursday, Wubbels held a press conference with her attorney Karra Porter, calling for the police to be better trained. (more...)
Abe, Moon Agree To Raise Pressure On North Korea After Missile Launch Abe, Moon Agree To Raise Pressure On North Korea After Missile Launch
- September 01, 2017

KCNA via ReutersMay's pressure on China echoed those of the current U.S. administration, which announced a fresh round of sanctions last week targeting Chinese and Russian companies and individuals for supporting North Korea's nuclear development. (more...)
Japan and United Kingdom pledge to co-operate over North Korea threat
- September 01, 2017

In July Pyongyang carried out its first two successful tests of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), apparently bringing much of the United States mainland within range. Such flyovers are common when animosity rises on the Korean peninsula , which remains in a state of war since the Korean War ended in an armistice, rather than a peace treaty. (more...)
Trump Reiterates Wish To Improve US Relationship with Russian Federation Trump Reiterates Wish To Improve US Relationship with Russian Federation
- September 01, 2017

It remains unclear whether Mexico's offer would fill any gaps in the already massive response being carried out by multiple USA states and the federal government. "So I just don't think that's a productive way to proceed". But he adds, "if it's necessary, we'll have to see". The speech in Springfield, which isn't expected to offer new policy details, begins a new phase of the president's direct engagement in the tax debate, said the officials, who spoke to reporters on a conference call on ... (more...)
Harvey is 'unequivocally' worse than Katrina: Fmr. FEMA Director Michael Brown Harvey is 'unequivocally' worse than Katrina: Fmr. FEMA Director Michael Brown
- September 01, 2017

Some 195,000 people have registered with the USA government for financial assistance due to massive flooding in Texas caused by Tropical Storm Harvey, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Wednesday. Federal Emergency Management Agency director Brock Long predicted on Saturday that the agency will be in Texas "for years" following the devastation from Hurricane Harvey. (more...)