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Katia dissipates over Mexico but heavy rainfall continues Katia dissipates over Mexico but heavy rainfall continues
- September 12, 2017

Lurking behind Irma is Hurricane Jose , which is gathering strength and threatens some of the same areas left devastated by Irma. As Hurricane Irma , the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history, makes in first landfall in the Caribbean, two more tropical storms have formed in the Atlantic. (more...)
New York City Voters Head To The Polls For Primary Day New York City Voters Head To The Polls For Primary Day
- September 12, 2017

But now, armed with a platform resting heavily on transit and political reform ( targeting de Blasio's many, let's say, indiscretions ), is there be a chance Albanese can dethrone New York's wilting mayor? Should Mr.de Blasio win, he would face Nicole Malliotakis, a state assemblywoman from Staten Island whom he has already attacked for holding views similar to those of Mr. (more...)
Analyst Commentary On Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Analyst Commentary On Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)
- September 12, 2017

Carret Asset Management LLC lowered its position in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) by 16.3% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Loughlin Michael J sold $1.04M worth of stock. Livingston Grp Inc Asset Mgmt (Operating As Southport Capital Management) accumulated 44,211 shares or 1.49% of the stock. (more...)
Florida power company says restoration 'will take weeks' after Irma Florida power company says restoration 'will take weeks' after Irma
- September 12, 2017

It has winds of 75 miles per hour, storm surges , and heavy rains. More than 3.3 million homes and businesses across the U.S. state of Florida lost power as Hurricane Irma swept through it. More than 6.5 million homes and businesses statewide remained without power, and 180,000 people huddled in shelters. An update from Monroe County describes "an astounding recovery effort" taking place in the Florida Keys, where there was no water, power or cellphone service after the storm. (more...)
Peru expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear test blast Peru expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear test blast
- September 12, 2017

The new sanctions were agreed today after the USA removed some of the tougher proposals it had announced last week, including a complete oil embargo and measures to freeze the assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. U.S. President Donald Trump has been urging the council to immediately adopt the sanctions, but there remains the matter of convincing veto-wielding China and Russian Federation. (more...)
Yes, There's Another Hurricane Coming After Irma
- September 12, 2017

Make sure to check back for updates on Hurricane Jose throughout the week. The National Hurricane Center says that its average error for predicting a storm's path five days out, at the end of the cone, is about 200 miles. After grazing the storm-battered Leeward Islands on Saturday, Jose churned northwest and began to weaken down from a Category 4. The storm is expected to make a turn toward the northeast tonight before slowing down and heading southeast Tuesday. (more...)
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center evacuated Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center evacuated
- September 12, 2017

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon evacuated after issuing an "active shooter alert". Another hospital employee told WMUR that she was moved into a bank on the campus and locked inside along with some others. People were told to avoid the area, and traffic was stopped on a route leading to the hospital. The New Hampshire Attorney General's office said they were investigating. (more...)
Christoper Columbus Statue Vandalized in NYC With Blunt Message: Christoper Columbus Statue Vandalized in NYC With Blunt Message: "Something's Coming"
- September 12, 2017

The statue of Christopher Columbus in Central Park was vandalized on September 12, 2017. This latest incident comes in the midst of a tough time for Mayor Bill DeBlasio who has been facing some backlash for skirting the question whether or not Columbus statues should remain in the city, CBS New York reported. (more...)
Hurricane Irma pummels Florida amid mass exodus Hurricane Irma pummels Florida amid mass exodus
- September 12, 2017

Sergeant Joseph Ossman and Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges stayed in the county despite mandatory evacuation orders. With about 3 million people, the Tampa Bay metropolitan area is the second-most populous in the state. Florida breathes sigh of relief Hurricane Irma , which has now been downgraded to Category 1, with maximum winds of 75 miles per hour, is now making its journey landwards, losing some of its deadly strength but retaining its vast size. (more...)
Israeli Muslims protest Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Israeli Muslims protest Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya
- September 12, 2017

The statement called on the Myanmar government to do the same. After the state crackdown following the August 2017 ARSA attack, aid workers in Bangladesh think the number of new arrivals will swell to over 300,000 . Aung San Suu Kyi has repeatedly come under criticism for her lack of action to help the Rohingya, a stark contrast to her previous image as a champion of human rights. (more...)
Waters Corporation (WAT) Hit All-Time High
- September 12, 2017

Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of Waters Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $183.00 to $194.00 in a research note on Monday, July 10th. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has 6,051 shares. Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 insider sales for $27.18 million activity. (more...)
Kenyatta threatens to impeach Odinga Kenyatta threatens to impeach Odinga
- September 12, 2017

Uhuru explained that Jubilee had the numbers in both houses of parliament so impeaching Raila would be an easy task for them. "We ask that as politicians hit their campaign trails, they observe and respect the rule of law and endeavor to put their country before self for the sake of peace and development", he said. (more...)
Incredible New Video Shows Irma Flooding Downtown Charleston Incredible New Video Shows Irma Flooding Downtown Charleston
- September 12, 2017

Johns River has not seen these flooding levels since 1846". Flooding was so severe that police in Charleston told people to avoid downtown until floodwaters recede. That evacuation took effect at 10 a.m. Saturday. Meanwhile, the death toll from Hurricane Irma continues to rise. 10 people have been killed in Florida, Georgia and SC. (more...)
Eric and Lara Trump Welcome Baby Boy Eric and Lara Trump Welcome Baby Boy
- September 12, 2017

President Donald Trump has become a grandfather for the ninth time. The new father announced the birth of his son on Twitter with a sweet photo of the newborn. and wife have five kids. The couple found out they were expecting on Eric's birthday on January 6. Lara told People in March that the pregnancy exhausted her at the beginning, but she was "feeling really good" later on. (more...)
Miami woman delivers her own baby during Hurricane Irma Miami woman delivers her own baby during Hurricane Irma
- September 12, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump called Hurricane Irma " some big monster " as it battered the Florida coast, saying he wanted to go to the state very soon and praising emergency officials for their efforts to protect people. No injuries were reported . More than 2 million homes and businesses across the state lost power, and utility officials said it will take weeks to restore electricity to everyone. (more...)
Hurricane Irma downgrades to tropical storm over Florida Hurricane Irma downgrades to tropical storm over Florida
- September 12, 2017

While much of Central Florida was spared the worst of Irma's fury, a low-slung pocket of Orange County, which includes Orlando , woke up to furious flooding. Meanwhile, rescue efforts ramped up in the evacuated neighborhood near Orlando as Guardsmen in helmets and fatigues rolled through standing water in a high-clearance vehicle. (more...)
Protest rally in Bengaluru on Tuesday against Lankesh murder Protest rally in Bengaluru on Tuesday against Lankesh murder
- September 12, 2017

The 55-year-old editor of Kannada weekly tabloid by her name " Gauri Lankesh Patrike " was gunned down by unidentified men outside her home in the city suburb on September 5. The writers and activists will take a protest rally from Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station to the Central College Grounds. "The inquiry which is underway through the SIT formed by the state government should hasten and complete its enquiry and identify the powers behind the murder", said the statement. (more...)
United Kingdom government warns of Brexit chaos if lawmakers don't back bill United Kingdom government warns of Brexit chaos if lawmakers don't back bill
- September 12, 2017

The approval of the devolved parliaments in Scotland and Wales does not represent a veto to the Brexit process, although it would stretch Britain's constitutional tensions yet further by forcing the United Kingdom government of Prime Minister Theresa May to ignore the expressed wish of the devolved bodies. (more...)
North Korea Receiving Russian Supplies Despite sanctions
- September 12, 2017

A revised draft resolution of the United Nations Security Council, circulated to members late Sunday night after negotiations through the weekend, sets a cap on oil exports to North Korea , but does not block them altogether, as the Trump administration had originally proposed . (more...)
Auburn Motorcyclist Killed in Kansas Collision Auburn Motorcyclist Killed in Kansas Collision
- September 12, 2017

Meanwhile a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu was heading north on K-15 when the motorcycle passed the tractor trailer in a no passing zone. A man from Arma was killed Monday morning (9/11) when his pickup hit a semi at the Highway 69 overpass in Arma. (more...)
Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday
- September 12, 2017

No one was in custody in these shootings. She was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where her condition was stabilized. Officers pulled the vehicle over just before 1 a.m. and South Yale around 11:40 p.m. Saturday when two people came out of an alley and started shooting. Tyson White, 36, was hit in the neck, and the women, 26-year-old Jacquell Mosley and 30-year-old Dominic N. (more...)
Trees down, power outages spread Trees down, power outages spread
- September 12, 2017

Customers are urged to avoid all downed power lines and remember that risky electrical currents can travel through standing water and wet soil. But with "widespread, extensive damage" from the hurricane's wind and rain, the assessment and restoration process could take "several days, if not weeks, depending on the amount of damage and safe access to the area", as noted on the utility's outage and storm center website. (more...)
City Mayor Found Dead With His Throat Slit Open City Mayor Found Dead With His Throat Slit Open
- September 12, 2017

Local media said the suspect is an 18-year-old who attacked the mayor to avenge his father, a former town employee who was sacked and committed suicide in 2015. Mr Gadenne, whose death has prompted tributes across the political spectrum, acted as caretaker for the cemetery next to his home and was killed after going to lock up for the night. (more...)
Hundreds turn out to support DACA at Idaho rallies Hundreds turn out to support DACA at Idaho rallies
- September 12, 2017

Welcome to the show. Monday's lawsuit differs from a case filed last week by 15 other states and Washington , DC, which had sued Trump in the Eastern District of ny. The future of 800,000 people lies in total jeopardy. Recipients of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ) are studying , working or both. (more...)
China and Russia accept sanctions against North Korea China and Russia accept sanctions against North Korea
- September 12, 2017

But the Trump administration adopted a totally new approach with this resolution, presenting its draft to China and all other Security Council members last Tuesday and demanding a vote in six days. The Security Council has unanimously passed a new series of sanctions on North Korea over it's unrelenting quest to bolster its nuclear capabilities. (more...)
FPL shut one reactor at Florida Turkey Point ahead of Irma FPL shut one reactor at Florida Turkey Point ahead of Irma
- September 12, 2017

The two facilities are Florida's only operating nuclear power plants . That's about 1.5 million homes and businesses without power. On Friday, the utility had estimated that 4.1 million accounts or 9 million people would lose power in the storm. (more...)
Hurricane Jose Projected Path, Spaghetti Models Hurricane Jose Projected Path, Spaghetti Models
- September 12, 2017

Hurricane Jose , which is taking more of a northerly track, Hurricane Katia, which slammed into Mexico's east coast, and of course Hurricane Irma which made its US landfall in Florida. AccuWeather Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski, believes that the hurricane will remain over warm waters over the next few days, which should allow it to maintain "robust circulation". (more...)
Million Catalans gather in Barcelona to demand independence from Spain Million Catalans gather in Barcelona to demand independence from Spain
- September 12, 2017

After the meeting, prosecutors said in a statement quoted by AFP that the police chiefs were ordered to take action against authorities, civil servants or individuals "to avoid offences being committed". Up to a million Catalans have gathered in Barcelona to call for independence less than three weeks before the region is due to hold a vote on whether to break away from Spain, the Guardian reported. (more...)
Woman accused of shooting homeless man who asked her to move Porsche Woman accused of shooting homeless man who asked her to move Porsche
- September 12, 2017

Melton was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries. Police say Melton was disturbed by exhaust fumes and loud music coming from Quackenbush's Porsche while trying to sleep at 3 a.m., so he asked her to move the vehicle. (more...)
Pres. Trump to Meet With PM of Malaysia Pres. Trump to Meet With PM of Malaysia
- September 12, 2017

He cited infrastructure development such as the mass rapid transit (MRT) system and Pan Borneo Highway as the driving force in placing Malaysia among the top 20 developed countries. Najib has said that the meeting will focus on security issues, including efforts to combat the extremist group Islamic State. Last week, PM Najib also announced that Malaysia and the USA may look into forging a bilateral trade arrangement following the US's pullout from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. (more...)

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