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Polk County added to FEMA list, here's step-by-step instructions Polk County added to FEMA list, here's step-by-step instructions
- September 14, 2017

That means residents can now register for disaster assistance from FEMA . Polk County Emergency Management received word this morning that the Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration has been amended to include Polk County. Excluded from FEMA's individual assistant list were Broward County, Palm Beach County, Martin County and St. Lucie County. Beginning Wednesday, Sept. (more...)
MI Attorney General Running For Governor MI Attorney General Running For Governor
- September 14, 2017

If elected Schuette says he will cut income taxes and push for repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Second-term GOP Gov. Rick Snyder can not run again under term limits, and Democrats desperately want to retake the governorship - which they last had when Gov. (more...)
Those Darlins Frontwoman Jessi Zazu Loses Cancer Battle At 28 Those Darlins Frontwoman Jessi Zazu Loses Cancer Battle At 28
- September 14, 2017

Zazu, born Jessi Zazu Wariner, was diagnosed with the illness in March 2016, and was open and defiant about her condition. The indie rock goddess eventually opened up about her cancer battle in the Nashville Scene amid Those Darlins' hiatus. (more...)
Oklahoma Senator Charged With Sexual Battery Oklahoma Senator Charged With Sexual Battery
- September 14, 2017

If convicted, Marlatt faces up to 10 years in prison. Senator Bryce Marlatt made the right decision in resigning in light of the charges against him. Bryce Marlatt resigned his elective office Tuesday after being released from the Oklahoma County Jail on charges of sexual battery of an Uber driver . (more...)
Paul Ryan: 'Not in our nation's interest' to kick out Dreamers
- September 14, 2017

Wednesday brought a slew of meetings and group efforts to try to find a path forward. Democrats are gathering signatures in the House in support of their bill, from Los Angeles-area Democratic Rep. But what the details of that bipartisan deal could look like remain elusive, and Ryan will hear different requests from members of his own conference. (more...)
Rep. Tom Suozzi to meet with President Trump about tax reform Rep. Tom Suozzi to meet with President Trump about tax reform
- September 14, 2017

As North Dakota's former tax commissioner, I understand how much these issues directly impact North Dakota families, farmers, and workers - which is why any tax reform plan must be done with their best interest in mind. Ryan said in an interview with the Associated Press that while he wanted a longer-term deal on the debt ceiling, Trump was in search of a "bipartisan moment" with lawmakers and his approach was "reasonable". (more...)
Tracking Shares of ETFS Commodity Securities Ltd (SALL.L) — Market Focus
- September 14, 2017

A Williams %R that lands between -80 to -100 is typically seen as being in strong oversold territory. A move above 70 is widely considered to show the stock as overbought, and a move below 30 would indicate that the stock may be oversold. Tracking other technical indicators, the 14-day RSI is presently standing at 37.99, the 7-day sits at 37.37, and the 3-day is resting at 25.01 for St George Mining Ltd (SGQ.AX). (more...)
Mayawati urges centre to adopt humanitarian approach for Rohingya Muslims Mayawati urges centre to adopt humanitarian approach for Rohingya Muslims
- September 14, 2017

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju hit out at those criticising the government's decision to deport Rohingyas staying illegally in the country, and said it is a "calibrated design" to "tarnish" India's image. India now has about 40,000 Rohingyas who have escaped in recent years from the rising violence against them in Myanmar and entered the country through the North East border. (more...)
5 things you need to know as Irma approaches the Carolinas 5 things you need to know as Irma approaches the Carolinas
- September 14, 2017

Some 540,000 people were ordered to evacuate days earlier from Savannah and the rest of Georgia's coast. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, utilities reported that 121,000 of their customers in SC were without power . The National Weather Service said flooding rains were a major concern on Monday, with 8 to 15 inches of rainfall predicted in south-east Georgia. (more...)
DOJ declines to pursue criminal charges against officers over Freddie Gray death DOJ declines to pursue criminal charges against officers over Freddie Gray death
- September 14, 2017

The lawyers Hassan Murphy and father Billy Murphy met with, he said , were largely Obama administration holdovers. The U.S. Attorney's Office of the District of Maryland, the Civil Rights Division, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation "each devoted significant time and resources" to investigating the circumstances surrounding Gray's death, according to a DOJ release. (more...)
Thousands of residents still without power in South Florida Thousands of residents still without power in South Florida
- September 14, 2017

Major utilities in the state - including Florida Power & Light Co, Duke Energy Corp and Tampa Electric - have mobilized tens of thousands of workers to deal with the enormous power outages, which by Monday evening numbered more than 7.4 million homes and businesses after Hurricane Irma landed as a Category 4 storm early Sunday. (more...)
Trump tweets he will visit hurricane-damaged Florida on Thursday Trump tweets he will visit hurricane-damaged Florida on Thursday
- September 14, 2017

It also spread misery into Georgia and SC as it moved inland with winds at 50 miles per hour, causing flooding and power outages. Hurricane Irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm and continues to drop heavy rain across the southeastern United States, according to the National Hurricane Center . (more...)
MI to marijuana shops: Close by December 15 or risk licensure MI to marijuana shops: Close by December 15 or risk licensure
- September 14, 2017

The board will reconvene Tuesday near Lansing to hear from the state's Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation, which has been consulting with the state attorney general's office. Application fees are expected to cost between $4,000 and $8,000, and license fees could range anywhere from $10,000 to $57,000. One board member is continuing to express misgivings, saying that the shops are illegal and should be closed quickly. (more...)
White House won't commit to signing joint congressional resolution condemning white supremacists
- September 14, 2017

Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Cory Gardner, R-Colo. Trump alienated fellow Republicans, corporate leaders and USA allies and rattled markets last month with comments about the violence in Charlottesville, where white nationalists and neo-Nazis clashed with anti-racism activists on August 12th. (more...)
As Rohingya flee unrest, Suu Kyi skips UN meet
- September 14, 2017

As many as 370,000 mostly Muslim Rohingya residents of Rakhine have fled to Bangladesh in the wake of August 25 attacks against Myanmar border police posts by an Islamic insurgent group, with about 1,000 people killed in subsequent clashes and security sweeps by the country's military, according to United Nations estimates. (more...)
This Hurricane Season Is As Unusual As The Huge Storms Themselves This Hurricane Season Is As Unusual As The Huge Storms Themselves
- September 14, 2017

But residents and business owners from Key Largo, Tavernier and Islamorada near the mainland were allowed back for their first look. FEMA chief Brock Long said some areas of South Florida will not have electrical power for weeks. "And as a result of that, recovery is going to be a little more slow because there are greater territories that have to be covered before anything can be back to a normal environment", Gov. (more...)
Utah man accused of OR arson fires Utah man accused of OR arson fires
- September 14, 2017

He was booked into the Malheur County jail on suspicion of unauthorized use of a vehicle. Since his arrest, the Deschutes County District Attorney's Office has filed additional charges against Wilson. Oregon State Police troopers are asking for the public's help in gathering information on a suspect who may have been involved in wildland fires throughout the northwest. (more...)
Nuclear Weapons Experts Warn Trump Against Abandoning Iran Deal Nuclear Weapons Experts Warn Trump Against Abandoning Iran Deal
- September 14, 2017

They also said the agreement made it "very likely that any possible future effort by Iran to pursue nuclear weapons, even a clandestine program, would be detected promptly". The next 90-day deadline is in mid-October. The possibility that Trump may find a reason to declare Iran noncompliant, regardless of the merits, alarmed the nonproliferation experts. (more...)
Aus Media Set For Major Shakeup, Senate Inks Deal On Reform Aus Media Set For Major Shakeup, Senate Inks Deal On Reform
- September 14, 2017

Central to the government's media reform package is the scrapping of the "2-out-of-3 rule", which means media heavyweights will be able to own television, newspapers and radio stations in the same market. The measures are created to strengthen regional newsrooms amid fears repealing the two-out-of-three cross media ownership rule could trigger a wave of consolidation in regional areas. (more...)
Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages
- September 14, 2017

Its opening price on the last trading day was $2.02. (XXII) has a market capitalization of 262.04 Million which suggests the company is a huge company further suggesting that the shares of 22nd Century Group, Inc. 4,020,047 shares of the company were exchanged. EPS Estimate for the next year is -1.25. EPS Estimate for the next Quarter is -0.41. EPS Growth this year is 48.5 percent. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers will 'leave the light on' for Stephon Tuitt Pittsburgh Steelers will 'leave the light on' for Stephon Tuitt
- September 14, 2017

Roethlisberger made that clear during his weekly Wednesday morning meeting with the media as he addressed questions concerning the surprising uneven play of the offense during the season-opening 21-18 win over the Browns last weekend. "Sometimes adversity hits you, but what's a great story without a little adversity?" "We need to bring back that home field, Heinz Field kind of mystic." he said. (more...)
Roanoke city school leaders celebrate accreditation gains Roanoke city school leaders celebrate accreditation gains
- September 14, 2017

Drop outs will be an indicator for high school in addition to the graduation factor. Overall, 86 percent of Virginia schools are in the clear, which is a 5-point improvement from past year. Robinson Elementary in Shenandoah County, Bessie Weller Elementary in Staunton, and Wenonah Elementary and William Perry Elementary in Waynesboro. Stephanie Haskins, the school district's director of assessment and school improvement, said despite Bessie Weller's failure to gain accreditation, the ... (more...)
Suspended LB Tavante Beckett charged with marijuana possession
- September 14, 2017

Bitter noted that while Beckett was charged Monday, the date of the offense was August 23. He is scheduled for court on September 22 at 8:30 a.m. He was widely recruited by schools including Maryland, Wisconsin and Rutgers. He also played in the first two games this season, but did not record a tackle. Beckett had previously been listed as a backup to starting middle linebacker Andrew Motuapuaka . (more...)
President Trump stresses Federal Government's willingness to help Tennessee when storm hits President Trump stresses Federal Government's willingness to help Tennessee when storm hits
- September 14, 2017

In addition to calling Haslam, the president spoke with the governors of Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina, Sanders told reporters Sunday morning. "(President Trump) called to stress the federal government's willingness to help in any way it can when the storm reaches Tennessee", said Jennifer Donnals. (more...)
Ruto, Chebukati in late night exchange of words Ruto, Chebukati in late night exchange of words
- September 14, 2017

The DP claimed Chebukati was working hand in hand with the opposition to fix the October 17 repeat election in their favour. In an interview with Citizen TV on Sunday night, the Deputy President accused Mr Chebukati of playing to the whims of the Opposition instead of serving Kenyans. (more...)
Granddad, 83, pushes burglar off La Puente roof after hours-long standoff Granddad, 83, pushes burglar off La Puente roof after hours-long standoff
- September 14, 2017

It all started when Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies received a call from someone who said they were being followed around 6:30 a.m.in the 14100 block of Beckner Street, officials said. He was on Burgess' roof for about an hour before the homeowner chose to go up after him. 'My grandfather was so upset. [He] told him, 'You need to get down and off my roof, " Wrenn told The Mercury News . (more...)
North: N. Korea Preparing Another Nuke Test North: N. Korea Preparing Another Nuke Test
- September 14, 2017

A sharp jump in the power of the explosions at nuclear testing in North Korea has led to numerous landslides and collapses of rock . It estimated the explosive yield from the sixth test at 250 kilotons, which is much larger than an initial estimate of 70 kilotons by the Japanese Defense Ministry. (more...)
Up to 25 dead in Malaysia religious school blaze Up to 25 dead in Malaysia religious school blaze
- September 14, 2017

The firefighters, who arrived at the scene seven minutes later, brought the blaze under control and stopped it from spreading. Nine fire engines from four stations rushed to the scene alongside the Klang river, with the wounded being taken to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital. (more...)
Tampa Bay empties before Hurricane Irma Tampa Bay empties before Hurricane Irma
- September 14, 2017

Irma, once ranked as one of the most powerful hurricanes recorded in the Atlantic, hit a wide swathe of Florida over the past day, first making landfall on the Florida Keys archipelago and then coming ashore south of Naples before heading up the west coast. (more...)
Mumbai's Famous studio donates 162 rare films to NFAI including Bachhan debut Mumbai's Famous studio donates 162 rare films to NFAI including Bachhan debut
- September 14, 2017

According to NFAI, more than 125 out of the total acquired films are original/dupe negatives of the films (as opposed to release positives). The entire collection came from Famous Cine Laboratory in Mumbai . Magdum, however, said the NFAI had multiple copies of the aforementioned titles. The collection also threw up the legendary Japanese filmmaker Kon Ichikawa's renowned film, " Tokyo Olympiad " (1965) which documents the 1964 Summer Olympics held in Japan's capital. (more...)

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