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FEMA Estimates 25% of Florida Keys Homes Destroyed by Irma FEMA Estimates 25% of Florida Keys Homes Destroyed by Irma
- September 14, 2017

Florida Power & Light Co, the state's largest utility company, said western parts of the territory may remain without electricity until September 22. The fate of the Florida Keys , where Irma rumbled through with Category 4 muscle, remains largely a question mark. (more...)
Lawyers plea to keep 'weak' and 'sick' Anthony Weiner out of jail Lawyers plea to keep 'weak' and 'sick' Anthony Weiner out of jail
- September 14, 2017

Weiner is scheduled to be sentenced later this month. As part of his plea bargain, he agreed not to appeal any sentence between 21 and 27 months. He pleaded guilty in May; the charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years. Clinton has called Comey's letter the reason she lost the election. "This crime is a product of a sickness", the memo read. Investigators found those emails when they were probing into whether Weiner violated federal law by exchanging sexually explicit texts with the ... (more...)
Tropical Storm Max expected to bring 'dangerous flooding' to Mexico Tropical Storm Max expected to bring 'dangerous flooding' to Mexico
- September 14, 2017

Maximum amounts in excess of 20 inches are possible over coastal areas of Guerrero. Heavy rains from the storm may produce life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, the center said. The post fourth Hurricane Max forms off Mexico's southwestern coast appeared first on Vanguard News . Hurricane Jose is still lingering in the Atlantic Ocean and is no longer expected to hit the United States. (more...)
China supports UN Security Council resolution on DPRK China supports UN Security Council resolution on DPRK
- September 14, 2017

He urged them to stop the development of nuclear missiles, and urged the USA and the Republic of Korea (ROK) to avoid any actions that may further complicate the situation. Monday's resolution followed a council resolution on August 5, which imposed a ban on the export of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore, and seafood from North Korea, among other restrictive measures. (more...)
Richard Branson's luxury Necker Island home 'devastated' by Irma Richard Branson's luxury Necker Island home 'devastated' by Irma
- September 14, 2017

Roads were blocked and a museum was in ruins. His home was damaged and remains boarded up as he continues to clean up. In Caibarien, a small coastal city about 200 miles (320 kilometers) east of Havana , winds downed power lines and a three-block area was under water. (more...)
Dozens killed in twin gun and bomb terror attacks in Iraq Dozens killed in twin gun and bomb terror attacks in Iraq
- September 14, 2017

He warned that the death toll could rise as numerous wounded were in serious condition. Shortly afterward two suicide bombers, including one driving a vehicle rigged with explosives, blew themselves and the auto up at a security checkpoint nearby, Iraqi officials told AFP . (more...)
Jets, Bryan Little agree to 6-year contract extension Jets, Bryan Little agree to 6-year contract extension
- September 14, 2017

In 2013-14, as a 26-year-old, Little produced a 64-point season, a career-high, coinciding with the one time in his career he appeared in all 82 games. Little's 0.80 points-per-game last season was a career high, though a fractured vertebrae forced him to miss about a quarter of the season. Little has played 672 games, third-most games played in franchise history. (more...)
Trump gives assurances on tax reform, immigration in meeting with House members Trump gives assurances on tax reform, immigration in meeting with House members
- September 14, 2017

Over a dinner of Chinese food, Trump and the Democratic leaders also discussed issues related to U.S. "Plus BIG border security". Despite voters' support for allowing dreamers to remain in the United States, just four in 10 said they were "very" or "somewhat" confident that Congress will pass a bill to grant DACA recipients protection from deportation within six months. (more...)
Dense Fog Advisory for Ottawa and Allegan Counties Dense Fog Advisory for Ottawa and Allegan Counties
- September 14, 2017

That could create hazardous driving conditions during the morning commute on Interstates 80, 94, 90 and 65. It forced all of the Branch County school districts to delay the start of classes by two hours for the first time this year. This morning: Areas of fog. Thursday: More clouds than sun early, but increasing sun in the afternoon. Forecasters were predicting a weekend warm-up, with highs in the mid-80s Saturday and Sunday. (more...)
Vivendi to appeal Consob decision on Telecom Italia Vivendi to appeal Consob decision on Telecom Italia
- September 14, 2017

Vivendi has previously acknowledged it directs and coordinates activities at Telecom Italia, but denied having de facto control under Italian law. "AMF has asked Vivendi to give a detailed analysis on the elements that led it to conclude there is an absence of control of Telecom Italia by Vivendi according to worldwide accounting standards (IFRS)", the spokeswoman said. (more...)
Clean Chit to Six Accused in Pehlu Khan Murder Case Clean Chit to Six Accused in Pehlu Khan Murder Case
- September 14, 2017

However, Khan's family and the Meo community were unhappy with the shifting of the case. Khan was beaten up by a group of men near Alwar while he was transporting cattle to Haryana . April 16: After a fortnight, Rajasthan Police say they will not arrest the six named in the FIR before interrogating them to make sure they were involved in the crime. (more...)
Police arrest CEO of world's largest meatpacker Police arrest CEO of world's largest meatpacker
- September 14, 2017

Since the plea bargain deal was signed on May 31, Temer and the Batistas have traded barbs - taking their rift to corporate boardrooms. Batista had met with Temer at his Brasilia residence in March and secretly recorded the president allegedly discussing payment of hush money to keep an imprisoned former ally from testifying. (more...)
Employers Should Have Plan in Place for End of DACA Employers Should Have Plan in Place for End of DACA
- September 14, 2017

He also signed a November 21, 2016 letter entitled "Statement in Support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program and our Undocumented Immigrant Students", which was cosigned by over 600 other university presidents. The proposal provides additional funding for immigration legal services under the One California program, and the California Community College Chancellor's Office will receive $7 million. (more...)
Student Killed Confronting Gunman at Washington High School Student Killed Confronting Gunman at Washington High School
- September 14, 2017

Sharpe attempted to fire the first weapon but it jammed. Harper said the shooter had many friends and wasn't bullied, calling him "nice and amusing and weird". According to the Spokesman Review , the shooter has been identified as Caleb Sharpe. "This morning's shooting at Freeman High School is heartbreaking". (more...)
One arrested after three children found dead in West Sacramento home One arrested after three children found dead in West Sacramento home
- September 14, 2017

Robert Hodges was taken into custody shortly after midnight early Thursday morning, after he was pulled over by California Highway Patrol officers on Interstate 80 near West El Camino Avenue in Sacramento. The mother witnessed Hodges kill her children, and she was a victim of domestic violence, but no details about what happened to her were released, Kinney said. (more...)
European vegoils-Palm oil boosted by gains in energy markets European vegoils-Palm oil boosted by gains in energy markets
- September 14, 2017

Malaysia's total output of crude palm oil in 2016 stood at 17.3 million tonnes, or 29.4 per cent of the global production. Meanwhile, Malaysian product exports into India accounted for RM32.01 billion past year, making the country as the fifth largest trading partner for Malaysia. (more...)
President Trump, top Democrats agree on young immigrants President Trump, top Democrats agree on young immigrants
- September 14, 2017

Mnuchin signaled ahead of the meeting that the administration would be open to changes sought by lawmakers to improve the chances for passage of a tax overhaul this year. "We're going to give it a shot", Trump said Wednesday of the bipartisan approach. They are hoping to make progress on forging the budget plan, which is required to stave off potential Democratic blocking tactics and pass the subsequent tax bill only with GOP votes. (more...)
Turkey central bank holds key rates after inflation bump
- September 14, 2017

The Monetary Policy Committee, led by TCMB Governor Murat Cetinkaya, kept the one-week repo rate unchanged at 8 percent, in line with economists' expectations. The Committee assesses that the implementation of the structural reforms would contribute to the potential growth significantly, the TCMB noted. "Accordingly, the committee chose to maintain the tight stance of monetary policy", the bank said in a statement. (more...)
Russia fires missiles at IS targets in Syria Russia fires missiles at IS targets in Syria
- September 14, 2017

Russian Federation is assisting the Syrian military to liberate the country's territory from IS terrorists. Russian Federation has been helping Damascus in the fight against terrorists since September 30, 2015, at President Bashar Assad's request. (more...)
Burlington Teachers to Strike After Negotiations Fail Burlington Teachers to Strike After Negotiations Fail
- September 14, 2017

They failed to do so. Representatives of the Burlington teacher's union and the city school board are due to meet Wednesday with a mediator. A strike originally was scheduled to begin Wednesday, but the sides agreed to negotiate instead. (more...)
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies
- September 14, 2017

At just 22 years old, he might not bounce back until next season. Sep. The win gave the Diamondbacks a four-game edge over the Rockies for the top National League wild card. The Diamondbacks scored one run in each of the first five innings, with Pollock doubling home a run for a 5-0 lead in the fifth. It was a 2-1 fastball clocked at 90.9 miles per hour up in the zone that he hit for his eighth homer of the season and third in his career off Corbin, who had not allowed a ball to leave the ... (more...)
Mom hit by Central Park tree 'will never be 100% again' Mom hit by Central Park tree 'will never be 100% again'
- September 14, 2017

Attorneys Jordan Merson and Tom Kline detailed some of the horrors that Anne Goldman has faced since the August 15 incident as they filed a $200 million lawsuit against the city. "She didn't know where she was but wanted to know where her kids were at". "She literally needs two people to walk her to the bathroom, to walk her to a shower", Kline said. (more...)
Najib, Trump welcome U.S. involvement in KL-Singapore HSR project Najib, Trump welcome U.S. involvement in KL-Singapore HSR project
- September 14, 2017

When someone else have the Dreamliner aircraft, we have to", he said. A joint statement issued at the end of Najib's official visit to the US said participation by US companies would strengthen US-Malaysia economic cooperation. He said that total trade between Malaysia and the U.S. rose by 23.3 per cent between May 2016 (RM55.3 billion or US$13.5 billion) and May 2017 (RM68.2 billion or US$15.4 billion). (more...)
Mexican adults arrested; hid in vehicles crossing border Mexican adults arrested; hid in vehicles crossing border
- September 14, 2017

Border Patrol agents arrested a 26-year-old man at a checkpoint south of San Clemente after they found more than $150,000 worth of methamphetamine stashed in his auto Tuesday, officials said Wednesday. A second smuggling attempt was stopped on Sunday, Sept. 10 after BP agents pulled a 2005 Nissan Maxima for secondary inspection. Agents assigned to the Falfurias Checkpoint discovered 19 immigrants concealed inside the cargo of a tractor trailer after a canine alerted inspectors to the vehicle. (more...)
Resident doctors suspend nationwide industrial action Resident doctors suspend nationwide industrial action
- September 14, 2017

Among other demands, the doctors are protesting the sack of some of their colleagues, non-payment of "skipping" entitlement, non-inclusion in the IPPIS platform and non-payment of their salary arrears. The earlier meeting which was held by NARD to review government's recent offers to the association started at 11 pm on Tuesday, September 12, and ended at 7 am on Wednesday, September 13. (more...)
Comtech Telecommunications Corp (NASDAQ:CMTL) Traded 9.8% Above Its 50 Day Average
- September 14, 2017

Noble Financial reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Comtech Telecommunications Corp .in a report on Friday, June 9th. FT reports, The 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Comtech Telecomm. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the past year is $17.38. (NASDAQ:CMTL) on Monday, August 10 to "Sell" rating . (more...)
Atwood & Palmer Inc. Takes $6.20 Million Position in United Rentals, Inc. (URI)
- September 14, 2017

It increased, as 58 investors sold United Rentals, Inc. shares while 188 reduced holdings. Axiom Securities reissued their sell rating on shares of United Rentals, Inc. Goldman Sachs Grp holds 1.49 million shares. At Bancorp who had been investing in United Rentals Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $10.89 billion market cap company. (more...)
Pakistan Has to Work to Draw Big Teams Back: ICC Chief Pakistan Has to Work to Draw Big Teams Back: ICC Chief
- September 14, 2017

We have nominated one member already. "As you know when it comes to ICC events there is no question - if India are drawn against Pakistan , they will play", said ICC's Richardson. Pakistan has hosted only one global series since militants attacked a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore in 2009, wounding six players and killing two civilians and six security officials. (more...)
Man Accused In Bolton Stabbing Man Accused In Bolton Stabbing
- September 14, 2017

Troopers were called to 14 Tunxis Trail in Bolton around 5:20 p.m. on February 28th for a reported stabbing that happened on the roadway. State police said when they arrived, they found a Gary Colon suffering from multiple stab wounds in and around his torso, head and face. (more...)
McCain to North Korea: Aggression will lead to 'extinction' McCain to North Korea: Aggression will lead to 'extinction'
- September 14, 2017

The United States has presented a draft UN resolution calling for an oil embargo on North Korea, an assets freeze on leader Kim Jong-Un, a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest workers. In the interview, McCain slammed an agreement Trump made last week with Democratic leaders to tie funding for hurricane relief to a three-month extension of spending and suspension of the debt ceiling. (more...)

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