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Tennessee WR Jennings dislocates wrist Tennessee WR Jennings dislocates wrist
- September 07, 2017

ESPN .com reported that the junior wide receiver was scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday to fix a dislocated wrist. Jones didn't specify the nature of Jennings' injury, which kept the junior from playing in the second half of the 25th-ranked Volunteers' 42-41 double-overtime victory over Georgia Tech on Monday. (more...)
Franco (FNV) Stake Upped by Veritas Investment Management Uk Ltd
- September 07, 2017

The stock has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, January 20. Institutional investors own 60.28% of the company's stock. Its down 0.41, from 1.35 in 2016Q3. The firm has a market capitalization of $15.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 105.78 and a beta of -0.07. 11/08/2016 - Franco-Nevada Corporation had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. (more...)
RSC Chairman: Harvey aid could be jeopardized if linked with debt ceiling RSC Chairman: Harvey aid could be jeopardized if linked with debt ceiling
- September 07, 2017

Of course , increasing the debt limit without taking a look at the nation's spending just perpetuates the problem. As it became clear Mr. McConnell couldn't summon enough Republican votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Senate majority leader stopped responding to the president's chitchat, the people familiar said. (more...)
Some mandatory evacuations lifted for Alice Creek Fire Some mandatory evacuations lifted for Alice Creek Fire
- September 07, 2017

The Diamond Creek wildfire burning between Cathedral and Manning provincial parks grew overnight but is still not an immediate threat to any structures, says fire information officer Jody Lucius. "I think we're still on track this year of covering the normal, everyday calls for services and the cases, but the detectives have been working a lot of overtime related to the fires". (more...)
Hurricane Harvey recovery cost estimated at $180bn: Texas gov. Hurricane Harvey recovery cost estimated at $180bn: Texas gov.
- September 07, 2017

US gasoline prices fell on Tuesday as traders priced in a continued restart of flooded Gulf Coast refineries. As Harvey's rainfall tapered off over the weekend in Texas , the region is starting to take stock of the damage as it enters the next phase of recovery. (more...)
Prep roundup: Manatee, Bayshore win volleyball games
- September 07, 2017

Izzy Perez had 22 assists. For Rehobeth, Mackenzie Mann had six kills, Blake Gibson had five kills, two blocks and three digs and Polly Glass had four kills and two blocks. Rachel Carney had four kills, and Natalie Conrad recorded four digs and two assists in the Raider's loss. Madee Foster had 22 digs, three kills and two points. (more...)
Charlottesville city council votes unanimously to remove another Confederate statue
- September 07, 2017

The Lee statue was at the center of the August 12 protests, in which 19 other people were also injured. Both statues will remain for now while a lawsuit over their removal plays out. The resolution passed by the city council on Tuesday calls for the Jackson statue to be removed "in a manner that preserves the integrity of the sculpture" and to be sold or transferred to an entity that preferably would display it in an educational, historic or artistic context. (more...)
Boy, 14, leaves blue whale challenge halfway Boy, 14, leaves blue whale challenge halfway
- September 07, 2017

The IICs/OICs have been instructed to quickly respond to reports associated with the lethal online game and take immediate steps to identifying the links/mobile applications/web based applications containing Blue Whale Challenge game and furnish the same to the CID Crime Branch for taking prompt steps in removing those links from the internet. (more...)
Korea close to long-range missile capability Korea close to long-range missile capability
- September 07, 2017

March 6, 2017: Fires four ballistic missiles in what it says is an exercise to hit United States bases in Japan . The Missile Defense Agency said Wednesday it had conducted a successful missile defense test that intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii. (more...)
More than 100 hikers rescued in Oregon More than 100 hikers rescued in Oregon
- September 07, 2017

A portion of Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state has been closed because of its proximity to a nearby wildfire. No known residential structure losses have been reported. The Oregon State Police said in a statement Tuesday the teen from Vancouver, and others, may have been using fireworks on the Eagle Creek Trail. The sheriff's office says travelers should avoid SR-14 unless they have to travel through the area. (more...)
White House defends ending DACA as White House defends ending DACA as "responsible" decision
- September 07, 2017

The administration will now defer to Congress on any legislative solutions. "Is the media not supposed to report on the fact that 95 percent of what he says is a lie? " asked co-host Joy Behar of Huckabee Sanders, after the press secretary claimed she hoped the media would get back to a more balanced approach to covering the president. (more...)
Michelle Obama celebrates Beyonce's birthday by dressing up like her Michelle Obama celebrates Beyonce's birthday by dressing up like her
- September 07, 2017

Her husband, Jay-Z, who has celebrated his wife's previous birthdays with love notes and video montages, took it up a notch this year. Michelle's photographs are getting the most attention because of her outstanding outfits. Her own mother, Tina Knowles Lawson , and mother-in-law, Gloria Carter , also got in on the celebration. According to a report by E!, Jay-Z said: 'Shout out to Beyonce! Beautiful Bey is in the house tonight. (more...)
China said to be considering oil sanctions on North Korea China said to be considering oil sanctions on North Korea
- September 07, 2017

Speaking Tuesday at the sidelines of the now-concluded BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit of emerging national economies in the Chinese city of Xiamen, Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned North Korea over its latest missile test, but warned that ramping up "military hysteria" will only lead to a " global catastrophe ". (more...)
Putin condemns North Korea's nuclear test, calls for talks Putin condemns North Korea's nuclear test, calls for talks
- September 07, 2017

Early on Sunday, the world was alerted to Pyongyang successfully carrying out its largest ever nuclear missile test in the mountains in northern North Korea when observers detected up an 6.3-magnitude quake. Two THAAD batteries have already been installed. China objects to both the military drills and the deployment in South Korea of an advanced US missile defense system that has a radar that can see deep into Chinese territory. (more...)
Road mishaps fell 4.1% but deaths rose 3.2% in 2016 Road mishaps fell 4.1% but deaths rose 3.2% in 2016
- September 07, 2017

The report mentioned that as many as 17 people died in 55 road accidents per hour on average a year ago, with 46.3 per cent of them in the 18-35 age group. The report said 13 states accounted for 86 per cent of accidents. This committee would be headed by the Member of Parliament of the constituency, he added. (more...)
China taking over territory gradually : Army chief Bipin Rawat China taking over territory gradually : Army chief Bipin Rawat
- September 07, 2017

General Rawat said believing there will no war - as some are akin to - affects the modernisation of forces. On China, Rawat said they have "started salami slicing, taking over territory in a very gradual manner, testing our limits of threshold.it is something we have to be wary about and remain prepared for situations which could gradually emerge into conflict". (more...)
Hurricane Katia forms in the Gulf off the coast of Mexico Hurricane Katia forms in the Gulf off the coast of Mexico
- September 07, 2017

There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect, though the agency warned the Leeward Islands to monitor the storm. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Jose could become a hurricane by Friday, said the National Hurricane Centre. (more...)
UN Report Blames Syrian Regime for April Gas Attack UN Report Blames Syrian Regime for April Gas Attack
- September 07, 2017

This attack was part of a Syrian regime "pattern of using chemical weapons against civilians in opposition-held areas", United Nations investigators said. The US quickly launched a punitive strike on Shayrat air base, where the report says the Sukhoi-22 plane took off. While it's true that chlorine has multiple industrial uses, the same can not be said of Sarin gas used in several attacks over the last few years. (more...)
Russia-linked Facebook accounts stoked United States divisions Russia-linked Facebook accounts stoked United States divisions
- September 06, 2017

Facebook found some $100,000 in ad spending from June 2015 through May 2017 connected to about 470 accounts that were deemed as inauthentic and in violation of its internal guidelines. In May NCRM reported that Ellen Weintraub, one of two Democrats on the Federal Election Commission, wanted the agency to investigate if Russian Federation illegally paid for pro-Trump or anti-Clinton Facebook ads. (more...)
USA Today Doxes Members of President Trump's Golf Club USA Today Doxes Members of President Trump's Golf Club
- September 06, 2017

Initiation fees top $100,000 and that's not including other annual fees that mean only the most wealthy can belong. Although it is not illegal for the executives and lobbyists to pay membership fees and dues for a country club, the USA Today report does suggest that Trump and business and government insiders could be blurring ethical lines. (more...)
North Korea Makes A Nuclear 'Gift ' Threat As Trump And Turnbull Talk North Korea Makes A Nuclear 'Gift ' Threat As Trump And Turnbull Talk
- September 06, 2017

South Korea and the United States are technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. Last year, China shipped just over 96,000 tonnes of gasoline and nearly 45,000 tonnes of diesel to North Korea, where it is used across the economy, from fishermen and farmers to truckers and the military. (more...)
City will offer free lunch for all public school students City will offer free lunch for all public school students
- September 06, 2017

When New York City public schools get back in session Thursday, lunch will be free of charge for every student. The program is paid for through a federal program that provides free lunches in the nation's highest-poverty schools. Free midday meals will be available to all schools and students that participate in SchoolFood, including charter and non-public schools, the city's education department said Wednesday. (more...)
North Korea, a threat to world peace North Korea, a threat to world peace
- September 06, 2017

As the United States and its allies scramble to cook up sanctions tough enough to curb North Korea's weapons program or bring it to the table, many have pointed out that decades of diplomacy and sanctions have failed to contain Pyongyang's nuclear breakout. (more...)
Elementary school principal charged with luring teen girls online Elementary school principal charged with luring teen girls online
- September 06, 2017

Waggoner also engaged in sexually inappropriate conversations , discussed engaging in sexual acts and provided sexually explicit photos to a detective posing as a 14-year-old girl, authorities said. Waggoner was not far from Four Peaks when he was taken into custody Tuesday, according to cops. "When I first met him I thought something was a little odd about him", said Kay Garrett , whose granddaughter attends the school. (more...)
Tropical Depression 13 strengthens into Tropical Storm Katia Tropical Depression 13 strengthens into Tropical Storm Katia
- September 06, 2017

As powerful Hurricane Irma tears across the Caribbean towards Florida, a new tropical storm formed in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday and is threatening to become a hurricane, United States weather monitors said. This system is expected to meander over the southern Gulf for the next few days and will bring heavy rain to parts of eastern Mexico for the rest of the week. (more...)
Florida Activates 1000 National Guard Members for Irma Preparedness Florida Activates 1000 National Guard Members for Irma Preparedness
- September 06, 2017

The mission--which was called to duty and departed DE on Tuesday, August 29, 2017--included transporting 31 emergency aid personnel, more than 24 tons of cargo, and 214 evacuations. One team is in Fort Worth, Texas, assisting with medical support missions. The team consists of flight nurses, aeromedical evacuation technicians, and a health services administrator. (more...)
Florida Sex Offenders Not Allowed At Hurricane Irma Shelters, Sheriff Says Florida Sex Offenders Not Allowed At Hurricane Irma Shelters, Sheriff Says
- September 06, 2017

The sheriff's office took to social media to warn sex offenders that LEOs will be checking IDs at each shelter door. Sheriff Grady Judd is well-known in his county for controversial statements and actions in the past. "Rethink your words carefully", one person tweeted. The Polk County Sheriff's Office official twitter account said Wednesday that law enforcement officers will be checking identification at every shelter, and "sex offenders / predators will not be allowed". (more...)
Officer Opens Fire in Downtown Los Angeles; 1 in Custody Officer Opens Fire in Downtown Los Angeles; 1 in Custody
- September 06, 2017

Saul Gomez. Authorities said the man took an "aggressive shooting stance", and that's when a CHP officer shot him three times. It was unclear what led to the shooting but the spokesman did say a "suspect" was "down" and in custody. Authorities responded to the call at 6:08 a.m. near Spring Street and Third Street. Tao said the man was hit by gunfire and went down, and he does not yet know the status of the subject. (more...)
'Who is next?': Killing of Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh sparks protests 'Who is next?': Killing of Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh sparks protests
- September 06, 2017

The BJP, however, accused the Congress vice-president of trying to make "political capital" out of Lankesh's murder while Union minister Nitin Gadkari rejected the allegations linking the killing to the people following its ideology, terming them as "irresponsible, baseless and false". (more...)
Donald Trump sides with Democrats against Republicans over crucial debt ceiling vote Donald Trump sides with Democrats against Republicans over crucial debt ceiling vote
- September 06, 2017

Senate Republican leaders had planned to use the measure to suspend the debt ceiling past the November 2018 congressional elections, but Trump's move upended their strategy. Schumer urged Republicans to put forward legislation protecting the Dreamers without other issues attached. The deal promises to speed the $7.9 billion Hurricane Harvey aid bill, which passed the House overwhelmingly Wednesday, to Trump's desk before disaster accounts run out later this week. (more...)

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