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James Dyson wants to share 'positive' British Brexit message: Uncertainty is opportunity James Dyson wants to share 'positive' British Brexit message: Uncertainty is opportunity
- September 14, 2017

The inventor Sir James Dyson, one of the most prominent business leaders to publicly support Brexit , has said Europe has more to lose than Britain if no trade deal is reached before March 2019. 'Then what we are capable of doing is saying, well if you don't want an agreement then we are capable of leaving and trading with you, for example under World Trade Organisation terms. (more...)
14-year-old girl killed in car-pedestrian accident on Telegraph Road 14-year-old girl killed in car-pedestrian accident on Telegraph Road
- September 14, 2017

Bystanders performed CPR on the girl before medical personnel arrived. She died from her injuries. "They say she was very bright, very pretty", WWJ's Sandra McNeill reported from the scene. A candlelight vigil is set for September 23 at the school; students also plan other events to memorialize Hebron, who started attending the school last week, Paull said. (more...)
White House wants ESPN host fired for tweets on Trump White House wants ESPN host fired for tweets on Trump
- September 14, 2017

NFL Network's Heath Evans, who said his "alignment is mostly on the conservative side of thinking" even came to Hill's defense, saying she has free speech to voice her opinion. ESPN accepted Hill's apology Wednesday night. "My comments on Twitter expressed my personal belief". While Hill's Trump tweets were met with both support and racist backlash , ESPN quickly distanced itself from the fury. (more...)
'We will not stop working': FPL vows to quickly restore Florida power
- September 14, 2017

Approximately 870,000 Georgia Power customers, half of the company's residential customer base, are now without power. Florida utilities invested billions into their systems after devastating hurricane seasons in 2004 and 2005 in order to make them more resilient and easier to restore after a storm. (more...)
World's Oldest Captive Panda Basi Dies in China World's Oldest Captive Panda Basi Dies in China
- September 14, 2017

She lived at the panda facility since she was a little cub. State television reported live on Thursday from her home at the Strait Panda Research and Exchange Centre in Fuzhou, capital of Fujian province, which held a memorial in her honour. (more...)
NSUI celebrates outside 10 Janpath after historic victory in DUSU elections NSUI celebrates outside 10 Janpath after historic victory in DUSU elections
- September 14, 2017

The victor for the post of Vice President, NSUI's Kunal Sehrawat won 16,431 votes, closely followed by Paarth Rana with 16,256 votes, Aditya Baibahav with 7,765 votes, and NOTA coming in fourth with 7,684 votes. "We assure the student community of DU to continue to fight for their rights with utmost vigour and enthusiasm", said Saket Bahuguna, national media convener of the ABVP. (more...)
High School Volleyball Roundup - Sept. 12 High School Volleyball Roundup - Sept. 12
- September 14, 2017

Mackenzie Ramey had three digs, three kills and one block. Sloane Butler had eight digs and six aces and Racheal Fisher had four digs. The Hornets (2-1) next host Taunton Friday. West wins: Dara Kane scored four aces and dished out 13 assists to lead Normal West to a 25-10, 25-9 Big 12 Conference win over Peoria at Normal. (more...)
IRS grants tax extensions to those affected by Hurricane Irma IRS grants tax extensions to those affected by Hurricane Irma
- September 14, 2017

As the Sun Sentinel in South Florida reports, there are often more fatalities following a hurricane due to falling debris from damaged buildings and trees. Hurricane Irma laid waste to attractive Caribbean islands and caused historic destruction across Florida. Goldman Sachs: Committed to giving $500,000 to organizations involved in the "immediate search, clean-up and recovery efforts" after Harvey struck the Gulf Coast. (more...)
DowDuPont (DWDP) Investors: Citigroup Reaffirms DowDuPont (DWDP) Investors: Citigroup Reaffirms "Buy" Rating, Sees $78/Share; Calamos Convertible & High
- September 14, 2017

The stock had a trading volume of 43,802,070 shares. (ASTE) has risen 11.92% since September 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.85% the S&P500. (NYSE:GPS) stock have an ABR of 2.80. The adjustments "are also fully supported by the Materials Science Advisory Committee, as they better align select businesses with the market verticals they serve, while maintaining integration and innovation strengths within strategic value chains", he added. (more...)
Navy SEAL Security, Bannon, And Ann Coulter Accompany Milo To Berkeley Navy SEAL Security, Bannon, And Ann Coulter Accompany Milo To Berkeley
- September 14, 2017

The Berkeley City Council made an emergency decision Tuesday night, allowing officers to use pepper spray, which hasn't been allowed in 20 years. Four political demonstrations have turned violent in Berkeley since February, prompting officers to come up with new strategies to control rowdy and sometimes risky crowds. (more...)
Falling tree just misses crushing auto during Irma Falling tree just misses crushing auto during Irma
- September 14, 2017

Dash cam footage from the truck behind her shows the tree collapsing and landing directly in front of Ms Baxter. The collision with the pine tree nearly flipped her 4WD vertically, throwing the rear wheels up in the air. "I thought, 'This is the end". Despite a strained shoulder muscle and hurt knee, Georgia driver April Baxter is feeling pretty lucky. The woman said she was terrified about what was going to happen when she saw the tree start to fall. (more...)
Radioactive gas found after North's nuke test
- September 14, 2017

A day after the bomb was tested, analysts claimed it was seven times bigger and more powerful than the atomic bomb that the US dropped on Japan's Hiroshima near the end of the World War II, the razed the entire city and killed hundreds of thousands of civilians. (more...)
Turkey warns Iraqi Kurdish referendum move will have a cost Turkey warns Iraqi Kurdish referendum move will have a cost
- September 14, 2017

They fear it will plunge Iraq and the wider region into even greater instability just as a coalition of forces is on the brink of reclaiming most Islamic State-held territory. It described the Iraqi Kurdish leadership's "increasingly emotional statements" in favor of independence as "alarming". Only Israel openly supports the referendum and independence of the KRG. (more...)
Loyalists complain to Kodagu police Loyalists complain to Kodagu police
- September 14, 2017

Dinakaran, who was earlier reluctant to topple the government, purportedly fearing a backlash since it was elected under late J Jayalalithaa , hinted that he was ready to bring it down. We will fight against them in the elections", he said. AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to sidelined leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran, who have been camping at a resort in Kodagu over the past week, have complained to the local police that they were harassed by a team of police personnel from Tamil Nadu who visited the ... (more...)
Aircel Maxis case: Karti Chidambaram summoned by CBI on Thursday Aircel Maxis case: Karti Chidambaram summoned by CBI on Thursday
- September 14, 2017

The CBI is already probing Karti's role in another case related to the alleged misuse of foreign investments by INX Media. Karti has accused the CBI of hatching a conspiracy against him and has alleged that investigation agency was nailing him because of its frustration arising out of its inability to prove anything against him and his father in connection with the matter. (more...)
Missouri Senate censures senator for Trump Facebook comment Missouri Senate censures senator for Trump Facebook comment
- September 14, 2017

In August, Love shared an article on Facebook about a vandalized Confederate statue with the added comment, "This is totally against the law". State senators, in Jefferson City for a special legislative session, could not reach the required two-thirds vote to expel Chappelle-Nadal. (more...)
Spicer, Kimmel talk facts, Trump, inauguration crowd Spicer, Kimmel talk facts, Trump, inauguration crowd
- September 14, 2017

Case in point, when Kimmel brought up Spicer's infamous first press conference, in which he obviously fibbed about Trump's Inauguration crowd size at the president's behest, the man admitted no wrongdoing and said, "I think in all seriousness that, whether you voted for him or not, the president won the election, he faced a lot of headwinds and I think there was a faction of people out there that didn't want to give him the credit he deserved". (more...)
UP: 19 drown after boat carrying 60 people capsizes in Yamuna UP: 19 drown after boat carrying 60 people capsizes in Yamuna
- September 14, 2017

Twelve people have been rescued. According to news agency ANI , in the morning, the boat was carrying over 60 people, when it capsized suddenly leading to the mishap. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the next of the kin of the deceased. Another similar incident was reported from Bihar's Maranchi district where over six people of the same family drowned in river Ganga. (more...)
Suu Kyi to address ethnic violence in Myanmar Suu Kyi to address ethnic violence in Myanmar
- September 14, 2017

Suu Kyi once lived under house arrest imposed by the military junta that ruled her country. The UN's human rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, has described the situation in Rakhine as a " textbook example of ethnic cleansing ", and human-rights groups have criticized the security council for its inaction. (more...)
Myanmar faces mounting pressure over Rohingya refugee exodus Myanmar faces mounting pressure over Rohingya refugee exodus
- September 14, 2017

Violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 25 when the country's security forces launched an operation against the Rohingya Muslim community. "The government of Myanmar shall be made to taste what our Muslim brothers have tasted". Bangladeshi border guards block people from crossing. Bangladesh is the worst affected by the influx of Rohingya refugees and it wants that worldwide community including India to intervene in the matter so that the crisis is effectively resolved. (more...)
Greens: te reo Māori in all schools by 2030 Greens: te reo Māori in all schools by 2030
- September 14, 2017

Today around 50 whānau members honoured those involved, holding photographs taken from the original hīkoi. At the announcement on Thursday, Green spokesperson for Māori development Marama Davidson said her parents delivered the petition calling for te reo Māori in schools to Parliament 45 years ago. (more...)
Toshiba focuses on Bain for chip sale Toshiba focuses on Bain for chip sale
- September 14, 2017

The Bain group's latest offer is worth 2.4 trillion yen ($22 billion), including a 200 billion yen investment in infrastructure, they said, declining to be identified as the talks were private. A Bain representative wasn't immediately available for comment, and SK Hynix would not comment. " Toshiba regrets that Western Digital persistently overstates its limited consent rights in public statements", the Japanese company said in a statement , referring to the US firm's claim that its ... (more...)
Internal Investigation Launched Into Two SLC Police Officers After Viral Video Internal Investigation Launched Into Two SLC Police Officers After Viral Video
- September 14, 2017

The incident, involving nurse Alex Wubbels, was recorded on a body camera. Prosecutors have also opened a criminal investigation. Those policies include conduct unbecoming by a police employee, courtesy in public context, policy regarding arrests, misdemeanor citations, situations requiring a report, law enforcement code of ethics and city policy regarding standards of conduct for employees, the mayor said. (more...)
Sprinkler systems in only two per cent of council tower blocks Sprinkler systems in only two per cent of council tower blocks
- September 14, 2017

If that isn't one of the recommendations [of the inquiry] then I will be so very disappointed'. Mr Healey urged Mr Javid to fund retrofitting sprinkler systems in light of the research. A KCTMO spokesman confirmed to The Guardian Mr Black was receiving a full-time salary for his role assisting the inquiry. Flora Neda, a 23rd-floor resident and disabled mother was eventually carried to safety by her son when the blaze broke out on June 14. (more...)
Dems probe whether Flynn promoted nuclear reactor project Dems probe whether Flynn promoted nuclear reactor project
- September 14, 2017

It was not immediately clear what prompted the latest request from the congressional panel, which previously subpoenaed Flynn in May for documents related to his communications with Russian operatives between 2015 and 2017 as part of its investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia . (more...)
Spain summons Catalan mayors over vote Spain summons Catalan mayors over vote
- September 14, 2017

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appealed to Catalans to ignore calls from independence supporters to turn out to vote. Catalonia's pro-separatist government is preparing for its most serious attempt at independence in recent years after calling a binding referendum vote for October 1. (more...)
Gas remains scarce in Florida as Irma moves north Gas remains scarce in Florida as Irma moves north
- September 14, 2017

On Islamorada Key, one of just three islands where authorities allowed people to return on Tuesday, the aluminium walls of trailer homes had been ripped open by the storm. CNBC reports further word from Long, who said , "Basically every house in the Keys was impacted". The Keys are linked by 42 bridges that have to be checked for safety before motorists can be allowed on the farther islands, officials said. (more...)
AMBER Alert cancelled after 3-month-old found safe AMBER Alert cancelled after 3-month-old found safe
- September 14, 2017

Thanks for the RTs! AMBER ALERT issued for 3-mo old Russell Roysden. The TN Bureau of Investigaiton (TBI) has issued a statewide AMBER Alert for a 3-month-old boy from Wartburg, TN. Officials do not know what Roysden was wearing, or which direction he may be traveling. An arrest warrant for kidnapping has been issued for him. If you have any information about their whereabouts, you are urged to contact Tennessee Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-TBI-FIND. (more...)
Social media obsession turns deadly in Tragedy Girls trailer
- September 14, 2017

It's like murderous black comedy of Heathers met the biting social media satire of Ingrid Meets West , with the rah rah girl power of Sweet Vicious - though without any of the righteous morals of the latter. In their pursuit of a local serial killer, they realize that the best way to get traffic to their account is to continue the killer's work. As the @TragedyGirls become an overnight sensation and panic grips their small town, can their friendship survive the strain of national ... (more...)
Deadly overdose leads to two arrests in Wyoming County
- September 14, 2017

The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment and was revised, police sources said. At about 5:23 a.m. September 7, Wyoming County 911 dispatched troopers to Wyoming Road in the Town of Covington to attend to an unresponsive male. Two people from Wyoming County were accused of child endangerment. The New York State Police called in the Wyoming County Child Protective Services, Animal Control and Building and Codes to also help out with his case. (more...)

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