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Charlotte Motor Speedway to open doors to Irma evacuees Charlotte Motor Speedway to open doors to Irma evacuees
- September 09, 2017

Irma is still packing 185 miles per hour winds and is moving WNW at 17 miles per hour. "With severe weather forecasted to directly affect numerous states throughout the Southeast in the coming days, Bristol Motor Speedway's campgrounds are open to evacuees of Hurricane Irma", according to a news release. (more...)
Air Force Base prepares for Irma Air Force Base prepares for Irma
- September 09, 2017

Nellis Air Force Base said additional information involving the accident would be released at a later date. The crash was the first in two consecutive days of training-related crashes at the Nellis range. On Wednesday, two pilots ejected safely from A-10C Thunderbolt II jets about 8 p.m. and were evaluated by medical staff on base. The aircraft were on a routine training mission at the time of the crash. (more...)
Russian Federation air attack in Syria kills many ISIL fighters Russian Federation air attack in Syria kills many ISIL fighters
- September 09, 2017

In a statement, the Operation Inherent Resolve coalition said they had killed "weapons research leader" Abu Anas al-Shami in an airstrike near the town Mayadin. Khalimov headed the Tajik interior ministry's special forces unit before joining IS in 2015, pledging his allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Mosul in a YouTube video. (more...)
Pennsylvania Personnel Deploy in Advance of Hurricane Irma Pennsylvania Personnel Deploy in Advance of Hurricane Irma
- September 09, 2017

A local firefighter returned this week after helping in the relief effort in Texas during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey as part of Ohio Task Force 1 . "But we know it's going to happen". The dogs are trained to search for live humans buried beneath rubble. "None of us want to leave our families again, but at the same time we want to go help". (more...)
Time to get tough Prime Minister Time to get tough Prime Minister
- September 09, 2017

Britain has proposed an "invisible border" without border posts or immigration checks between the two after Brexit , but given no firm proposals how the customs frontier between Northern Ireland and the Republic would be monitored. Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable, who was business secretary in the David Cameron government (2010-2015) when May was home secretary, wrote to the prime minister, calling for publication of evidence on the impact of European Union migration that he claims ... (more...)
Wayne Larrivee's Packers-Seahawks pregame primer I: About the Seahawks Wayne Larrivee's Packers-Seahawks pregame primer I: About the Seahawks
- September 09, 2017

The Lambeau Field clash between two of the NFL's best teams will see Seattle's Michael Bennett line up opposite younger brother Martellus, who joined the Packers from New England in the off-season. At age 31, is that too much to ask of Matthews? "It's hard to imagine what more he can do or how much better he can play". It was Allen's third consecutive season cut short by injury, making the 2013 Sporting News Rookie of the Year a risky, but prime comeback candidate for the 2017 campaign. (more...)
Macron, in Greece, pushes for deeper eurozone integration Macron, in Greece, pushes for deeper eurozone integration
- September 09, 2017

The French leader is running into resistance in Berlin despite conciliatory public signals from German Chancellor Angela Merkel . The memorandum of understanding was signed as French President Emmanuel Macron - in Greece on an official visit - told reporters: "We were, we are and we will be here". (more...)
Suspect tackled on top of moving van during police chase Suspect tackled on top of moving van during police chase
- September 09, 2017

The suspect hopped on top of a van coming towards him in an apparent attempt at evading officers hot on his tail. The man was being chased in connection with a shooting, sources told Local 4 . Several police vehicles were right behind. "He did not stop; there was a brief police pursuit", LeValley said. This suspect is wanted for attempted murder at this point, and probably murder very soon. (more...)
Oklahoma State vs. South Alabama Live Stream Oklahoma State vs. South Alabama Live Stream
- September 09, 2017

ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT: Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy found plenty he'd like his team to improve on from an opening win over Tulsa. Friday's game begins at 8:00 p.m. We were focused on getting here, doing our job and getting out". Day in, day out, we practice hard. The 6-foot-5 senior has accounted for eight touchdowns in two games. (more...)
Kentucky Trial Could Make State First In US With No Abortion Clinic Kentucky Trial Could Make State First In US With No Abortion Clinic
- September 09, 2017

A federal trial that could determine whether Kentucky's last abortion clinic remains open is nearing a conclusion, but a ruling isn't expected for months . "The Bevin administration is working diligently to protect the health, welfare and lives of women in Kentucky", said Amanda Stamper, a spokeswoman for the governor. (more...)
Wayzata police officer struck and killed on U.S. 12, driver arrested Wayzata police officer struck and killed on U.S. 12, driver arrested
- September 09, 2017

After becoming a licensed peace officer in 1998, he worked for the Zumbrota Police Department as well as part time with the Olmsted and Goodhue county sheriff's offices. "We're overwhelmed by the outpouring of support that we've received as a police department from not only our community, but the law enforcement community at large". (more...)
Led surveillance aircraft leaves area near Daesh convoy in Syria Led surveillance aircraft leaves area near Daesh convoy in Syria
- September 09, 2017

Ryan Dillon, a USA coalition spokesman Thursday during a press conference from Baghdad. Shami was reportedly known to hatch plans to use bombs in external terror attack plots and "also oversaw the building of improvised explosives to rig corpses, vehicles and buildings to try and help Isis cling to strongholds they are losing in Iraq and Syria", Dillon said. (more...)
USA lawmakers urge Trump to keep S. Korea trade agreement USA lawmakers urge Trump to keep S. Korea trade agreement
- September 09, 2017

But they said the briefings' tone was sharply different from some of Trump's recent public statements. "I would prefer not going to the route of the military but it is certainly something that could happen", Trump said. "We've had presidents for 25 years now, they've been talking, talking, talking, and the day after an agreement is reached, new work begins in North Korea, continuation on nuclear", he said. (more...)
Israel's attorney general may indict Netanyahu's wife Israel's attorney general may indict Netanyahu's wife
- September 09, 2017

Ms Netanyahu has been variously accused of using money set aside for the prime minister's official residence for furniture and improvements to the pair's private home, hiring Likud Party central committee member Avi Fahima as an electrician against official advice, paying for her elderly father's care, inflating dinner party numbers to hire private chefs, and pocketing 23,000 shekels (£4,800) in recycling refunds. (more...)
Canadian court approves extradition of 'honor killing' accused to India Canadian court approves extradition of 'honor killing' accused to India
- September 09, 2017

It was alleged that both Sidhu and Badesha ordered the killing after Jassi secretly married a poor rickshaw driver instead of their choice. Jassi Sidhu was killed on a visit to India. Mrs Sidhu and Mr Badesha - the two Canadians accused - were arrested in Canada in 2012 under the Extradition Act following an global investigation by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Indian authorities. (more...)
Suu Kyi likens Rohingya issue to Kashmir Suu Kyi likens Rohingya issue to Kashmir
- September 09, 2017

The report said that Tohar has been trained in Pakistan by Lashkar e Tayyaba and while the Bangladesh government is also anxious about these terror links, a lack of an intelligence sharing network between India, Bangladesh and Myanmar may have prevented the latter from getting prior warning of the threat. (more...)
Dera search: Ram Rahim's orange and blue plastic currency seized Dera search: Ram Rahim's orange and blue plastic currency seized
- September 09, 2017

Replying to a question Mr Sandhu said that Honeypreet was not allowed to flee, in fact the charges against Honeypreet have been framed after investigation. DGP was addressing a press conference at Panchkula. Inspector general of police, Hisar, Amitabh Dhillon, Sirsa SP Ashwin Shenvi and Deputy Commissioner Prabhjot Singh checked all check-posts installed by the security forces. (more...)
BJP will fight 2019 Odisha polls alone: Amit Shah BJP will fight 2019 Odisha polls alone: Amit Shah
- September 09, 2017

Kodnani is the key accused in the Naroda Gaam massacre case and was convicted in the Naroda Patiya case. She has told the court that she has been unable to determine the address at which to serve him summons. Referring to Shah's statement on the non-performance of the State Government, Deb said, " BJP must come out with an answer why different ministries of the Central Government award the State Government for its contribution towards sports, rural schemes and other issues", he said and ... (more...)
Aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales formally named in Fife ceremony Aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales formally named in Fife ceremony
- September 09, 2017

The naming of a ship is an important moment in the life of any vessel. According to the Royal Navy, it took 51 million man hours to assemble the 17 million parts that make up one of the two largest ships ever built for the Navy. She said: "So I already feel a particular affection for this ship". "When she and her ship's company are out on the high seas, please remember that I will be holding you all in my thoughts and prayers". (more...)
Qatari emir, Saudi crown prince discuss starting dialogue to resolve crisis Qatari emir, Saudi crown prince discuss starting dialogue to resolve crisis
- September 09, 2017

Friday's phone call, which came after US President Donald Trump spoke separately with both sides, had initially been seen as a possible breakthrough in the crisis. The 13 demands , given in June, include shuttering Al Jazeera , limiting relations with Iran and expelling Turkish troops stationed in the country as prerequisites to lifting the blockade . (more...)
Appeals Court Rules More Family Members Are Exempt From Travel Ban Appeals Court Rules More Family Members Are Exempt From Travel Ban
- September 09, 2017

So until the Supreme Court gives a final ruling , Trump can't bar these immediate family members without reason. Thursday's decision by a three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based appeals court further frustrates the administration as it heads toward an 10 October showdown before the US Supreme Court over the broader legality of the president's executive order temporarily barring travellers from six mostly Muslim nations. (more...)
Several Congressional Leaders Now Support Wedding Cake Case Several Congressional Leaders Now Support Wedding Cake Case
- September 09, 2017

The Supreme Court chose to take on the case in June. Since 2015, the Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission has taken the opposite stance, saying Title VII, the civil-rights statute that covers workers, protects against bias based on sexual orientation. (more...)
We Must Prepare for War with China, Pakistan — Indian Military Leader We Must Prepare for War with China, Pakistan — Indian Military Leader
- September 09, 2017

The hyper-nationalist media is also equally responsible in turning the army into a "political unit", serving the cause of the ruling establishment. Wang said this in his first remarks after the bilateral meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping two days ago on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit, reports The Indian Express . (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Lowe's customer gives last generator to fellow shopper Hurricane Irma: Lowe's customer gives last generator to fellow shopper
- September 09, 2017

Then she thought she'd caught a lucky break: a Lowe's store 30 miles away in Orlando had gotten a surprise shipment of generators. Ramon Santiago didn't know Brekke but gave up his generator for her. "No worry for them". "She needed the generator". The two Floridians embraced, and Santiago continued gathering supplies for Hurricane Irma . "He's an angel from god is what he is". (more...)
President Trump Reportedly Wrote Weird DACA Tweet Because Nancy Pelosi Asked President Trump Reportedly Wrote Weird DACA Tweet Because Nancy Pelosi Asked
- September 09, 2017

He is referring to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which President Barack Obama created by executive order in 2012. Trump tweeted Thursday morning. President Donald Trump is trying to reassure the hundreds of thousands of immigrants in a program his administration announced it is ending. On immigration, Trump is navigating politically tricky waters. (more...)
Four killed in Duke LifeFlight helicopter crash Four killed in Duke LifeFlight helicopter crash
- September 09, 2017

The Federal Aviation Administration said the Eurocopter MBB-BK model crashed at about 11:30 a.m.as the Duke Life Flight helicopter was headed back to Duke Medical Center from Sentara Albemarle Medical Center , WTVD reported . The Sheriff's Office and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are also involved in the investigation. In 2000, a Life Flight helicopter crashed in a Burlington, North Carolina, neighborhood. (more...)
Prosecutors want Pharma Bro jailed for his 'dangerous' trolling Prosecutors want Pharma Bro jailed for his 'dangerous' trolling
- September 09, 2017

Thursday night, after the motion was filed, Shkreli was back at it on Facebook, saying his initial post was "just a prank, bro!" "His late actions constitute changed circumstances that show that he can not meet his burden of showing that he should remain at large pending sentencing", said the prosecutors from the U.S. (more...)
Father kills himself after toddler's accidental shooting Father kills himself after toddler's accidental shooting
- September 09, 2017

One disaster drove promptly to another in a SC home this week when cops say a little child's coincidental demise drove his stricken father to, thusly, execute himself. Data provided by the Archive also shows that four minors in the United States have been injured by guns in the two days since the tragedy at the Myers home. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: FPL could expect over 4 million customers without power Hurricane Irma: FPL could expect over 4 million customers without power
- September 09, 2017

Hundreds of miles to the west, Florida braced for the onslaught, with forecasters warning Irma could slam headlong into the Miami metropolitan area of 6 million people, punish the entire length of the state's Atlantic coast and move into Georgia and SC. (more...)
Underage Victim Of Anthony Weiner Sexting Scandal Breaks Silence: 'I Was Disgusted' Underage Victim Of Anthony Weiner Sexting Scandal Breaks Silence: 'I Was Disgusted'
- September 09, 2017

But she did agree to go on air and talk about what happened to her. The show agreed to withhold her name because she's a minor. Still, viewers will see her face for the first time. "I wanted to see if Anthony was still up to the same antics". "I knew that it was going downhill really fast", she told Inside Edition . "He called me appealing". (more...)