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Final 4 Thaad launchers to be installed today Final 4 Thaad launchers to be installed today
- September 10, 2017

Moon also expressed regret over clashes between protesters and police that left dozens injured Thursday when the US military added the four launchers to the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense System in rural Seongju. They have raised worries over rumored health hazards linked to the system's powerful radar and the possibility that the town will become a target of North Korean attacks. (more...)
Senate Democrats Attack Judicial Nominee's Catholic Faith Senate Democrats Attack Judicial Nominee's Catholic Faith
- September 10, 2017

After reading some of Barrett's writings, Feinstein told the University of Notre Dame law professor that her faith "lives loudly within you " - and the senator didn't mean it as a compliment. "Have you ever probed the faith of a non-Catholic for the federal bench?" "Throwback to an era when Catholics were seen as unthinking tools of the Pope", said James Martin, a priest who edits America Magazine, a Jesuit publication. (more...)
Sunny, cool weekend as we await the impacts from Irma next week Sunny, cool weekend as we await the impacts from Irma next week
- September 10, 2017

MONDAY: Increasing clouds and late day rain showers develop, with a high of 72 degrees. This will be great weather for high school football with temperatures quickly falling into the 60s at kickoff. Hundreds of miles southeast of us, we're tracking Hurricane Irma in the Atlantic. That means a few scattered showers will remain possible for us Wednesday , Thursday and possibly even Friday . (more...)
Atlanta Braves giving free tickets to those diplaced by Hurricane Irma Atlanta Braves giving free tickets to those diplaced by Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

With the monster storm expected to reach the American south by the weekend, coastal areas of Florida and Georgia were battening down the hatches and carrying out their biggest evacuation since 2005. "They are not immune to trees falling on them". It ensures aid for coastal communities and prohibits price gouging for fuel and other goods and services. (more...)
SC Gov. Orders Evacuations Of Coastal Health Care Facilities SC Gov. Orders Evacuations Of Coastal Health Care Facilities
- September 10, 2017

Echols County is included in a list of additional Georgia counties added to a state of emergency list prior to the expected arrival of Hurricane Irma. In terms of evacuations ahead of Irma's impact, Sprayberry said that local authorities would be in charge of calling for evacuations if, when and where necessary. (more...)
Stanford roomies Thomas, McCaffrey meet again when Panthers face 49ers Stanford roomies Thomas, McCaffrey meet again when Panthers face 49ers
- September 10, 2017

As an offensive coordinator, Shanahan faced Carolina twice in each of the past two years with Atlanta, once in 2014 when he was with Cleveland and once in 2012 when he was in Washington. "They get turnovers and they're tough to move the ball on". So, it starts with those linebackers and the people up front. Hyde has rushed for a total of 306 yards and five touchdowns on 56 carries in his first three regular season debuts. (more...)
Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) Short Interest Up 15.04% - Shares Trading Down Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) Short Interest Up 15.04% - Shares Trading Down
- September 10, 2017

There has been some buying insider activity on Windstream Holdings, Inc. Deutsche Bank AG cut their price objective on shares of Windstream Holdings from $7.00 to $3.00 and set a "hold" rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. (more...)
Manchester United target signs new long term contract Manchester United target signs new long term contract
- September 10, 2017

Now I can say that with Mr. Spalletti, we talked about preparation and he told me that with him, I could get even better. Then again, Spalletti admitted that "we expected a different transfer market, that's true,", with fans unhappy that Andrea Ranocchia is the first alternative at centre back, and that players like Yuto Nagatomo and Marcelo Brozovic are still around. (more...)
Nitish Kumar leaders move EC, stake claim on JD(U) name, symbol Nitish Kumar leaders move EC, stake claim on JD(U) name, symbol
- September 10, 2017

A four-member team of the JD (U) faction led by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar approached the Election Commission (EC) on Friday and staked claim over the party's name, flag and election symbol, the arrow. Tyagi accused the Yadav faction of deliberately trying to drag the matter to the commission, so as to use it as a "pretext" to ask the Rajya Sabha chairperson not to act on the JD (U)'s application to disqualify the rebel leader from the House for his "anti-party" activities. (more...)
Chinese company takes stake in Russian oil producer Rosneft Chinese company takes stake in Russian oil producer Rosneft
- September 10, 2017

The $9 billion purchase will transfer the Qatar Investment Authority's 14.16 percent Rosneft stake to CEFC China Energy Company Ltd., Glencore said on Friday. In 2014, amid fraying relations with Russia's traditional energy markets in Europe, Russian state gas company Gazprom agreed a deal with China to supply gas via a new pipeline across the Russia-China border. (more...)
President Ilham Aliyev embarks on visit to Kazakhstan President Ilham Aliyev embarks on visit to Kazakhstan
- September 10, 2017

Moreover, it will dissolve the existing differences between the Muslim world and the developed nations, and boost cooperation among the member states, OIC said in a statement. The OIC Award Ceremony in Science and Technology will also be held during the Summit in Kazakh capital. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), founded on September 25, 1969, is the largest and most influential official Muslim governmental global organization, bringing together 57 countries. (more...)
Dent's exit throws open doors in midstate Congressional seat Dent's exit throws open doors in midstate Congressional seat
- September 10, 2017

The Trump critic prides himself on being a moderate who always tried to "fulfill the basic functions of government". " Regrettably, that has not been easy given the disruptive outside influences that profit from increased polarization and ideological rigidity that leads to dysfunction, disorder and chaos ", the statement explained. (more...)
Turkey warns citizens in Germany ahead of elections Turkey warns citizens in Germany ahead of elections
- September 10, 2017

Turkey began formal accession talks to join the European Union in 2005, however, negotiations were halted in 2016 amid criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown on political opponents and the issue of Cyprus. Turkey has previously denied Germany's attempt to visit troops deployed at the Incirlik air base near the southern province of Adana, which pushed Berlin to move its soldiers and Tornado aircraft to Jordan. (more...)
Alabama vs. Fresno State live stream Alabama vs. Fresno State live stream
- September 10, 2017

Hurts rushed 10 times for 154 yards and two touchdowns against the Bulldogs , and he completed 14 of 18 passes for 128 yards and a score. He was accurate with the ball. "He's our leader, obviously, and you want your leader to be headstrong and to rally the troops, and he did that this week". Offensively, Fresno State football averages 66.0 points and 613.0 total yards, 414.0 in passing and 199.0 in rushing per game. (more...)
Ukraine fears Russia will use exercises next week to invade Ukraine fears Russia will use exercises next week to invade
- September 10, 2017

Putin has said Russia's Foreign Ministry will file a formal request for the peacekeepers with the U.N. Security Council. "Of course, we are talking of only the function of ensuring security of the OSCE mission", he added. "Any mission, whether it be OSCE or United Nations, could be sent to Donbas only following a thorough discussion of its mandate and functions within the contact group in Minsk", he said, as cited by TASS. (more...)
Shopian encounter: Security forces gun down 2 militants; 1 surrenders Shopian encounter: Security forces gun down 2 militants; 1 surrenders
- September 10, 2017

A policeman died and two others were injured in the Anantnag attack which took place 500 yards from venue of a meeting to be chaired by home minister Rajnath Singh tomorrow. "The operation in the area is still going on with security reinforcements having been rushed to the spot", said the police official. The slain terrorist was earlier affiliated with JeM. (more...)
#25/21 Tennessee Vols beat Indiana State at home, 42-7 #25/21 Tennessee Vols beat Indiana State at home, 42-7
- September 10, 2017

Sycamores offensive coordinator Jeff Hecklinski, offensive line coach Darrell Funk and defensive line coach Mark Smith worked for Hoke at Ball State and San Diego State as well as MI. After taking a 7-0 lead off Chandler's race to the end zone, Fils-aime pushed into the checkerboard on a four-yard carry for his first of two touchdowns to cap an 81-yard drive, and the Vols led, 14-0, after the first quarter. (more...)
Dont'a Hightower suffered minor MCL sprain, could play Week 2 Dont'a Hightower suffered minor MCL sprain, could play Week 2
- September 10, 2017

Dont'a Hightower is helped to his feet by Patriots staff during third quarter action. It is unclear how big an impact that his loss was in yesterday's game, but the Patriots defense collapsed down the stretch without him, surrendering big play after big play to rookie running back Kareem Hunt. (more...)
US, Japan conduct air exercise over East China Sea US, Japan conduct air exercise over East China Sea
- September 10, 2017

Japanese F-15 fighters on August 31 also carried out an air exercise with US B1-B bombers and F-35 stealth fighters in skies south of the Korean Peninsula. John Bolton said. Conservative news outlets in Japan have recently been publishing reports about Trump's unhappiness with South Korea and the strength of the US-Japan alliance on an nearly daily basis. (more...)
Japanese fighter jets, United States bombers conduct war games
- September 10, 2017

The bombers were joined by two Japanese F-15 jet fighters. In that exercise, the US sent four F-35s - one of the military's most advanced stealth fighter jets - to accompany two B-1Bs for a joint training drill with the ASDF over Kyushu airspace. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Time runs out for Florida evacuation Hurricane Irma: Time runs out for Florida evacuation
- September 10, 2017

In Tampa, the 100-year hurricane would be a Category 4 storm with winds as high as 150 miles per hour. Daniel Gibbs, the president of the French territory of the island of Saint Martin, said 95 percent of his country had been obliterated. (more...)
Congress Approves Funding for Hurricane Harvey Victims Congress Approves Funding for Hurricane Harvey Victims
- September 10, 2017

The elder Bush and Clinton have joined together in response to disasters in the past, including Hurricane Katrina. The buyouts following Hurricane Harvey aimed at helping Houstonians escape from perennially soggy neighborhoods and keeping the federal government from paying to rebuild homes time and time again. (more...)
Hurricane Irma is literally sucking the water away from shorelines Hurricane Irma is literally sucking the water away from shorelines
- September 10, 2017

Although a rare meteorological phenomena, water recedes when the low pressure from a hurricane pushes down on the water and pulls it into the eye of the storm. Angela Fritz, a meteorologist and science editor at The Washington Post , wrote in a blog post that she has hear about this sucking phenomenon in the past but has never before witnessed it. (more...)
Authorities: 4 people murdered at a home in Groton Authorities: 4 people murdered at a home in Groton
- September 10, 2017

The suspect will be charged with four counts of murder. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan says police found two women and an elderly man dead inside a home in Groton Friday night and another woman's body outside. The victims have not been identified by name pending notification of next of kin and official identification by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. (more...)
Texas QB Shane Buechele sits out with shoulder injury Texas QB Shane Buechele sits out with shoulder injury
- September 10, 2017

It's unclear how long Buechele will be out, but if Ehlinger does well, he has a shot at remaining the starter for the rest of the season. Warren's first touchdown came on a 41-yard burst off a direct snap in the second quarter. The Longhorns added a touchdown at the beginning of the fourth quarter when Warren scored on a 9-yard run to make it 42-0. The Horns took advantage of the gift, scoring three plays later on a 1-yard touchdown pass from Ehlinger to wide receiver Amanti Foreman, who ... (more...)
North Carolina prepares for Hurricane Irma North Carolina prepares for Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Emergency management officials are stepping up preparations in advance of Hurricane Irma, not taking any chances despite a recent shift westward in the track. Current path projections show that Irma could make landfall on Florida's coast late Saturday or early Sunday, near Miami, before heading north along the Florida coast. (more...)
Airbnb hosts volunteer homes for Hurricane Irma evacuees Airbnb hosts volunteer homes for Hurricane Irma evacuees
- September 10, 2017

The initial plan is to be there for two weeks, but that could change depending on the need. The company and its power-providing peers in Florida have spent billions of dollars over the last several years upgrading their technology and infrastructure to better handle storms. (more...)
Hurricane Irma's winds are already hitting Florida Hurricane Irma's winds are already hitting Florida
- September 10, 2017

Nevertheless, forecasters warned that its hurricane-force winds were so wide they could reach from coast to coast, testing the nation's third-largest state, which has undergone rapid development and more stringent hurricane-proof building codes in the last decade or so. (more...)
IRS Scandal: Washington Insiders Still Above The Law IRS Scandal: Washington Insiders Still Above The Law
- September 10, 2017

The IRS official at the center of the targeting scandal will not face criminal charges for her actions, says the Department of Justice. The Justice Department declined to prosecute Lerner in 2015 under former President Obama, but Brady and Roskam wrote a letter in April to Sessions asking him to reconsider the department's decision. (more...)
Rajnath Singh begins 4-day J & K visit today Rajnath Singh begins 4-day J & K visit today
- September 10, 2017

The minister will also meet Governor N N Vohra and chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and review the Prime Minister's development package for the state and the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident reportedly took place at least 500 yards from the venue of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's meeting on Sunday. He said that representatives of social, political and religious factions also meet Rajnath in Srinagar and Jammu. (more...)