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Soyuz MS-06 with new ISS crew launched from Baikonur Soyuz MS-06 with new ISS crew launched from Baikonur
- September 13, 2017

Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei of NASA and Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos will launch Tuesday night to the International Space Station . All are to stay on the space station about six months. They will join the current ISS crew of Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazansky, NASA astronaut Randolph Bresnik and ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli. Vande Hei is a retired USA army colonel and NASA astronaut. (more...)
UN Security Council adopts new NKorea sanctions UN Security Council adopts new NKorea sanctions
- September 13, 2017

Additionally, none of the council's five permanent members - the United States , Britain, France, Russia and China - must veto it. A revised draft emerged late Sunday after a series of closed-door meetings and on Monday, the 15-member council passed the eighth sanctions resolution since 2006 when North Korea conducted its first nuclear test. (more...)
Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status
- September 13, 2017

Antigua and Barbuda are under hurricane watches as Hurricane Jose is expected to pass near the islands this weekend. However, Jose is coming behind Hurricane Irma , a unsafe Category 5 hurricane that the National Hurricane Center is calling "potentially catastrophic". (more...)
Irma winds down, 10 days later Irma winds down, 10 days later
- September 13, 2017

Hurricane Irma made landfall earlier today in the Florida Keys (as a category 4) followed by a second landfall near Marco Island, Florida. National Weather Service forecast maps show high pressure retreating north from Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday, left, and the potential for low pressure and associated frontal boundaries to be near D.C. (more...)
EPS Growth overview of Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) EPS Growth overview of Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)
- September 13, 2017

Furthermore on 8/09/17 Nomura "Maintained" the stock to Buy at $12. Northland Capital maintained Identiv Inc (NASDAQ:INVE) on Monday, August 7 with "Buy" rating . The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 4 by Credit Suisse. On Thursday, February 18 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Outperform". (more...)
Find loved ones who marked themselves safe in Hurricane Irma Find loved ones who marked themselves safe in Hurricane Irma
- September 13, 2017

He told CNN he has homes there and in Houston , which was hit by heavy flooding from Hurricane Harvey two weeks ago. Authorities also struggled to clear the single highway connecting the string of islands to the mainland. Reed warned the power lines and trees could fall as winds grow stronger. Winds knocked a utility pole and power lines onto a sheriff's cruiser late Sunday in Polk County east of Tampa , illustrating the unsafe conditions for emergency personnel. (more...)
ND President shares concerns over Senator's questioning of professor ND President shares concerns over Senator's questioning of professor
- September 13, 2017

Feinstein questioned Barrett's stance on Roe v Wade and voiced concern at Barrett's previous speeches. A dogma is an article of faith laid down by an authority. As challenging as it is to probe a potential judge's judicial philosophy, the Senate must do so "without reference to the religious affiliation or theological views of a nominee, and Article VI insists that the Senate observe that restriction", he said. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Seminole, Volusia schools closed Wednesday
- September 13, 2017

Fourteen schools were used as shelters during the storm by more than 18,000 people and thousands of pets, he said. Also, about 60 evacuees remained in one shelter as of Monday morning, officials said. "We had a designated pet shelter, but eventually all of them became pet shelters", Sarasota County Emergency Operations Chief Ed McCrane said. Here's what other school districts are doing. (more...)
South Dakota corn, soybean maturity continue to lag South Dakota corn, soybean maturity continue to lag
- September 13, 2017

USDA corn production estimates also edged higher, from 14.153 billion bu.in August to 14.184 billion bu.in September. The forecast is based on an average yield of 49.9 bu./acre, up 0.5 bu. Foreign corn production is expected to decline relative to August WASDE predictions, with reductions for Serbia, Ukraine, the European Union and Russian Federation more than offsetting increases for Argentina and Mexico. (more...)
Hurricane Irma weakens, continues to lash Florida Hurricane Irma weakens, continues to lash Florida
- September 13, 2017

High winds snapped power lines and left about 5.8 million Florida homes and businesses without power , state data showed. Emergency crews made rescues throughout the night. Around midday, Irma spread misery into Georgia and SC as it moved inland with winds at 60 miles per hour. According to the National Hurricane Center, the surge is part of the storm that poses "the greatest threat to life and property along the coast". (more...)
Hurricane Irma heads away from Cuba Hurricane Irma heads away from Cuba
- September 13, 2017

Damage appeared to be severe in the Florida Keys , where Irma first came ashore as a category four hurricane with sustained winds up to 215km/h early on Sunday. Forecasters also warned tornadoes could form in large portions of the state. Cities as far inland as Atlanta are under a tropical storm watch Monday and Tuesday . (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Winds push water out of Tampa Bay, Charlotte Harbor Hurricane Irma: Winds push water out of Tampa Bay, Charlotte Harbor
- September 13, 2017

State officials said more than 6 million Florida residents were left without power after Hurricane Irma , downgraded to a tropical storm on Monday, lashed much of the state and is now headed toward Georgia . At least two construction cranes partially collapsed. Many streets were flooded in downtown Miami and other cities. But it is still believed Irma will make landfall in Florida as an extremely unsafe major hurricane that likely will be able to maintain near Category 5 ... (more...)
Live power pole traps Polk County first responders during Hurricane Irma Live power pole traps Polk County first responders during Hurricane Irma
- September 13, 2017

Besides, sex offenders already have a mark on their Florida driver's license that identifies them, the lawsuit argues, which means the policy violates constitutional rights against unlawful search and seizure. "Sheriff Grady Judd knew that people would be afraid because of his statements earlier this week", Mike Donovan, CEO of Nexus Services, said in a statement. (more...)
Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast
- September 13, 2017

In Miami-Dade and Broward, DeMaria said once Irma's eye goes north of Miami-Dade, the winds will turn to the southwest and eventually subside. Major General Michael Calhoun, the head of Florida's National Guard, said on Sunday that more than 10,000 National Guard members from other states are going to be arriving soon. (more...)
Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, unsafe storm surges feared Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, unsafe storm surges feared
- September 13, 2017

The US aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln was off Florida's east coast and two amphibious assault ships were en route to help in the Keys. "There clearly is going to be an impact on GDP in the short run, we will make it up in the long run", Mnuchin said . (more...)
As nation's uninsured rate drops, Maine's holds steady As nation's uninsured rate drops, Maine's holds steady
- September 13, 2017

Anne Dunkelberg, associate director of the left-leaning Center for Public Policy Priorities, said in a press release that she was pleased to see more insured Texans under the Affordable Care Act, but that "all Texans will see health benefits and cost savings if Texas follows the lead of the majority of states - including very conservative states - by expanding coverage for these families using federal Medicaid dollars". (more...)
Royals release 2018 schedule Royals release 2018 schedule
- September 13, 2017

It's a season that will start earlier than ever before - March 29. In addition, there will be a three-game home interleague series against the Cleveland Indians (June 25-27) and a three-game road series at Detroit (Sept. The Cardinals will open their 2018 season on Thursday , March 29 in NY against the Mets at Citi Field as part of a season-opening six-game road trip that will also take them to Milwaukee for three games. (more...)
Reporter Says Trump Kissed Her During Campaign Reporter Says Trump Kissed Her During Campaign
- September 13, 2017

My body freezes. Following one rally, Secret Service needed to walk Tur to her ride home after Trump specifically called her out by name during a campaign event. "When he realized that his charm wasn't going to change my reporting, he would go on the attack", she added. Tur also claims that a Trump aide told her, off the record, that 'Mr. (more...)
Too early to tell if Hurricane Jose could hit Florida Too early to tell if Hurricane Jose could hit Florida
- September 13, 2017

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency along the St. John's River, warning that flood waters, now at their highest level in history, could rise further. Miami Beach will allow residents to return home from 8am, its mayor said. More than 4,000 flights were cancelled on Monday, mostly out of Atlanta , Miami, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Tampa's airports. (more...)
Weakened Hurricane Jose could become tropical storm today Weakened Hurricane Jose could become tropical storm today
- September 13, 2017

Other than Jose, there are now no other tropical systems in the Atlantic. In a Monday afternoon report , AccuWeather Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski says a high pressure system will cause Jose to move in a circular fashion throughout the week. (more...)
UN Security Council steps up North Korea sanctions
- September 13, 2017

According to a draft of the new sanctions resolution seen by Reuters earlier, it aims to impose an oil embargo, ban textile exports and the hiring by other countries of North Korean laborers, and target Kim personally with an asset freeze and travel ban. (more...)
Congress Just Sent Trump a Resolution Forcing Him to Condemn White Nationalists Congress Just Sent Trump a Resolution Forcing Him to Condemn White Nationalists
- September 13, 2017

But one day later Trump was defiant and returned to his previous stance, saying both the protesters and counter-protesters were to blame. Democratic Sens. A white supremacist carrying a Nazi flag into Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 12, 2017. The resolution describes Heather Heyer's death in Charlottesville as a "domestic terrorist attack" and acknowledges two Virginia state troopers who died in a helicopter crash while monitoring the protests. (more...)
UN Security Council Steps Up Pressure On North Korea UN Security Council Steps Up Pressure On North Korea
- September 13, 2017

That's one area where the North Koreans have managed to earn some hard currency. "If it agrees to stop its nuclear programme , it can reclaim its future". The limits on oil could indeed have some impact on the nation, as the 2 million barrel annual cap is less than half what North Korea imported past year. (more...)
Mamata agrees to some demands of Hill leaders Mamata agrees to some demands of Hill leaders
- September 13, 2017

Bimal Gurung, now in hiding as there is an arrest warrant out for him for several criminal cases, condemned Mr Tamang for the meeting. That is why Amar Singh Rai and Santa Rai presence at the meeting is raising speculation that Gurung's diktat may not be as strong as it used to be in the hills. (more...)
Local hydro crews heading south to help with Irma recovery in Florida Local hydro crews heading south to help with Irma recovery in Florida
- September 13, 2017

Gulf Power officials reported 4,600 customers' power had been restored since Irma began impacting the company's service area late Sunday night. During that storm, approximately 1,450 Hydro One workers braved hazardous conditions for a total of 97,000 hours to restore power to almost 105,000 customers who were affected at the peak of the storm. (more...)
Sheriff: Ex-husband confesses to killing Texas realtor who vanished before Harvey Sheriff: Ex-husband confesses to killing Texas realtor who vanished before Harvey
- September 13, 2017

The body of a missing Houston real estate agent, who disappeared as Hurricane Harvey was barreling down on the area, has been found and her former husband has been charged with murder. Hawthorne on Tuesday shot down rumors that the children witnessed the crime. The couple's divorce had been finalized three months before her death, but friends said that Crystal McDowell was living at her ex-husband's home while her own home was being renovated. (more...)
OECD: More spending needed on third-level education OECD: More spending needed on third-level education
- September 13, 2017

The proportion of public financial support for costs of higher education, such as universities, came to 34 percent in Japan, compared with the OECD average of 70 percent and the second-lowest after Britain's 28 percent. But it also spends among the lowest in the 35 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries per student and for pay per teacher. For a woman, the net public benefit was $US42,800 compared to the OECD average of $US83,400. (more...)
Argentina turns over thousands of WWII-era documents to visiting Netanyahu Argentina turns over thousands of WWII-era documents to visiting Netanyahu
- September 13, 2017

The digital documents delivered by President Mauricio Macri include almost 140,000 secret files and photographs from 1939-1950. "Iran is the one that was behind of the great attacks in Buenos Aires in the 90s and is the 'octopus of terror, ' and also Hezbollah that is sending branches (of terror) around the world, arms to Latin America as well", Netanyahu said, according to a transcript provided by the Israeli embassy. (more...)
United Nations says 313000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh United Nations says 313000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh
- September 13, 2017

However, Zaw Htay, the spokesman for State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi , told CNN the government would not be accepting the offer. "We have no policy to negotiate with terrorists", Zaw Htay told CNN . Moscow, Sep 10 Russian police detained people from a crowd of about 200 protesters today in Saint Petersburg who had gathered over the crackdown on the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. (more...)
CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) Research Coverage Started at Loop Capital
- September 13, 2017

Johnson Grp Inc owns 0.45% invested in CVS Health Corp (NYSE: CVS ) for 35,334 shares. It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500. Cheviot Value Management reported 39,456 shares. Citigroup Inc. decreased their price objective on CVS Health Corporation from $88.00 to $87.00 and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. (more...)

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