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Awareness week focuses on the safety of children Awareness week focuses on the safety of children
- September 14, 2017

Child Passenger Safety Week in September is as good an excuse as any to remind ourselves of the dangers kids face in and around cars - and with annual traffic fatalities projected to hit a decade high, it's an even better one. The fines for violating the state's vehicle seat law have risen from previous levels - $10 to $25 - to $50 to $75 under the new legislation. The campaign invites families to Buckle Up auto seat checkup events hosted by more than 200 Safe Kids Worldwide coalitions ... (more...)
DOJ Queries Swiss Life About Cross-Border US Client Business DOJ Queries Swiss Life About Cross-Border US Client Business
- September 14, 2017

Frey, a private bank, was one of 14 Swiss firms under formal USA investigation for its dealings with United States clients and untaxed assets. Swiss Life officials weren't immediately available for further comment. Swiss banks including UBS Group AG and Julius Baer AG have paid hundreds of millions of dollars in fines related to an investigation into the lenders helping US citizens avoid paying taxes. (more...)
United States debt surpasses historical $20 trillion United States debt surpasses historical $20 trillion
- September 14, 2017

To hit the milestone, the total debt increased $317 billion in one day after President Trump signed a bill on September 8 that temporarily suspended the $19.84 trillion debt ceiling so that federal aid could be provided for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. (more...)
Striker Vincent Aboubakar celebrates with OPPOSITION as Porto lose to Besiktas Striker Vincent Aboubakar celebrates with OPPOSITION as Porto lose to Besiktas
- September 14, 2017

But Besiktas would let Porto back into the match when Dusko Tosic smashed a header from a corner into his own net in the 21st minute. "We played an experienced team with individual quality, but we are also a capable team, with quality, and we entered the game as planned, but then things got complicated and I am to blame". (more...)
Cops arrest cab driver in deadly hit-and-run Cops arrest cab driver in deadly hit-and-run
- September 14, 2017

Before she was hit, the victim opened the rear passenger door and spilled out of a 2015 Toyota Camry yellow taxi heading south on Lexington Ave. between E. Police have not yet been able to identify the woman who was killed since she was not carrying identification. "How could a human being do that and just drive away?" Her driver kept going, cops said. (more...)
Bellamy: Tottenham star Kane similar to Real Madrid hero Raul Bellamy: Tottenham star Kane similar to Real Madrid hero Raul
- September 14, 2017

Sizeable gaps in quality between first choice and reserve players meant that when Mauricio Pochettino lost or rested his biggest stars last season, results dipped. We are only early in the season, but I think we are happy. Those perceptions will resurface, though, unless Tottenham wins a Premier League game at Wembley - where it plays Swansea on Saturday - after picking up only one point from its opening two home fixtures. (more...)
HRW: Millions of dollars in Syrian aid missing HRW: Millions of dollars in Syrian aid missing
- September 14, 2017

Past year there were also significant gaps in funding, leaving over 500,000 Syrian refugee children in the country out of education. The communications officer for refugee agency UNHCR, Lisa Abou Khaled, also said that aid agencies based in Lebanon have a $25 million (£18.7 million) budget deficit. (more...)
Jimmy Carter, the Worst US President in Modern, History Speaks Out Jimmy Carter, the Worst US President in Modern, History Speaks Out
- September 14, 2017

Carter said the USA should engage directly with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and discuss a peace treaty to replace the ceasefire that ended the Korean War in 1953. On matters domestic, Carter condemned the current state of USA campaign finance, asserting that America had become more similar to an "oligarchy than a democracy". (more...)
6 dead in Florida nursing home Irma left without air conditioning 6 dead in Florida nursing home Irma left without air conditioning
- September 14, 2017

On Wednesday, he learned that his mother, Gail Nova, was one of eight residents who died at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills after Hurricane Irma knocked out power in the area, leaving the staff scrambling to keep residents hydrated and cool with fans and portable air conditioner units. (more...)
An American Citizen Fighting For ISIS Has Been Captured In Syria
- September 14, 2017

We are aware of the report that a USA citizen believed to be fighting for ISIS surrendered to Syrian Democratic Forces on or about September 12. The officials did not give the exact location of the surrender nor the current location of the American. (more...)
Analysts Offer Predictions for Sealed Air Corporation's Q1 2017 Earnings
- September 14, 2017

Retirement Systems of Alabama raised its holdings in Sealed Air Corporation by 2.1% in the first quarter. The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 20.01 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up. (more...)
CME Group Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.66 (CME)
- September 14, 2017

Finally, Citigroup Inc. started coverage on shares of CME Group in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Magee Thomson Investment Partners Llc decreased Servicenow Inc. Commerce Bank bought 52,985 shares as the company's stock declined 4.72% while stock markets rallied. The company was maintained on Monday, February 8 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Zuma concedes decision to withdraw his corruption charges was 'irrational' Zuma concedes decision to withdraw his corruption charges was 'irrational'
- September 14, 2017

Presiding Judge Mahomed Navsa then reserved judgment in the matter. Zuma's lawyer gave the concession on Thursday before the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein. Epstein tried to argue that Mpshe had not been invoking his power to review, but rather his power to "reconsider", a power he also has under the Constitution. (more...)
Mass. Added 10800 Jobs In August Mass. Added 10800 Jobs In August
- September 14, 2017

The board says the recent opening of Cowbell Brewery in Blyth, adding about 100 jobs to the area played a big role in last month's numbers. Over the month, the private sector added almost 10,000 jobs with gains in the professional, scientific, and business services sectors. (more...)
Vijay Mallya to appear in court for hearing in extradition case Vijay Mallya to appear in court for hearing in extradition case
- September 14, 2017

The judge, chief magistrate Emma Louise Arbuthnot, sympathised with the CPS on the issue and said it was "slightly unfortunate in 2017" and requested CPS to provide her with scanned copies as well. However, his legal team had indicated to the court that Mr Mallya, wanted in India over a default on loans worth around Rs. 9,000 crores (£1 billion) to his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines, likes to be present at the hearings. (more...)
ANC KZN leadership could be disbanded, provincial task team put in place ANC KZN leadership could be disbanded, provincial task team put in place
- September 14, 2017

On Sunday they are expecting me to appear. Speaking on the sidelines of the third annual Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba, Khoza said she believed the country deserved better leaders who would be courageous enough to tackle societal problems head-on. (more...)
Latest poll: Labour + Greens have the numbers Latest poll: Labour + Greens have the numbers
- September 14, 2017

The Greens reversed their decline, rising from 5 to 7 percent, while New Zealand First has continued its slide, down from 9 to 6 percent. The Labour Party came out as the victor in last night's Young Voters Debate poll according to a 1 NEWS Facebook poll . (more...)
Vandals target Charging Bull, Fearless Girl statues Vandals target Charging Bull, Fearless Girl statues
- September 14, 2017

A blue sash was also draped around Fearless Girl statue that reads , "Draw the blue line", which is a reference to the Paris Agreement, which the United States elected to withdraw from earlier this year. "The "Fearless Girl" image was captioned "'Suffragette Sash' (2017) by Courtney Frances Fallon - nylon and cotton ribbon, vinyl and safety pins". The vandalism was reported just before 6 a.m. (more...)
Anonymous Gifts To Staffers' Legal Funds Now OK By Trump's Ethics Office
- September 14, 2017

In a reversal of internal policy, the Office of Government Ethics says funds benefiting aides caught up in Russian Federation probes may accept anonymous gifts from lobbyists. But then things got a little tricky. Former officials in the nonpartisan office told Politico that these faceless donors could try to curry favor with the Trump administration by footing the mounting legal fees for White House officials caught up in the sprawling federal investigation into Russia's election ... (more...)
Florida nun grabs chainsaw, helps clean up after Irma Florida nun grabs chainsaw, helps clean up after Irma
- September 14, 2017

Soon, Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School alumni had stopped by to help, and, she said, it turned into "a really good community project". "Sister Margaret Ann wielding that chainsaw, chopping up them tree limbs, makes us want to bow down and say 'Amen.' Look at you go, Sister". (more...)
Kennedy picks activist as running mate in gubernatorial race Kennedy picks activist as running mate in gubernatorial race
- September 14, 2017

Joy's son, Xavier Joy, was killed in June just blocks from his Woodlawn home in what was assumed to be a robbery by Joy's family at the time. Robert Kennedy, was fatally shot in 1968. Kennedy's campaign on Wednesday said supporters would be the first to know the selection, although a press release was issued first. Kennedy said Joy will be a key asset in getting voters, particularly millennials, involved. (more...)
NYPD footage of Bronx police-involved shooting released NYPD footage of Bronx police-involved shooting released
- September 14, 2017

The officers, as well as another man in the room, repeatedly tell Mr. Richards to drop the objects in his hands and raise his hands. "I don't want to shoot you. Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark was wary of releasing the footage so soon after the shooting before her investigation into it concluded because she thought it may influence the outcome, she said. (more...)
Former CIA Chief Morell Leaves Harvard After Chelsea Manning Named Fellow Former CIA Chief Morell Leaves Harvard After Chelsea Manning Named Fellow
- September 14, 2017

Kennedy School of Government. In his letter of resignation, Morell says he can not be part of an organization that "honors a convicted felon and leaker of classified information". This is where we tell you that this is all nonsense. Others shared Morell's outrage, wondering how the school chose Manning over more honorable vets. (more...)
Police make arrests after elderly woman killed, grandson injured in Levittown Police make arrests after elderly woman killed, grandson injured in Levittown
- September 14, 2017

They are being charged with second degree murder. Nassau County cops went to the Levittown home after getting a 911 call for an assault about 1:50 p.m. Stephen Fitzpatrick. An 83-year-old woman was found in a nearby room with lacerations to her body. The woman, whose identity was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the scene. (more...)
Jason Autry testifies, says he hopes for leniency in Holly Bobo case Jason Autry testifies, says he hopes for leniency in Holly Bobo case
- September 14, 2017

Earp also said that a few months after Bobo disappeared, she and Adams had an argument where he threatened to tie her up like Bobo. Autry is now in jail on federal gun charges in addition to the Holly Bobo charges. During the first part of his testimony, Autry said he initially made contact with Zach Adams to get morphine, adding he called he and Shayne Austin looking for drugs the morning Bobo went missing. (more...)
7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Carbon-Monoxide Poisoning 7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Carbon-Monoxide Poisoning
- September 14, 2017

She said her daughter, Terryn Wilson, was sleeping next to her and appeared to be dead. Rescue workers found the mother sitting outside. Shashunda told detectives she recently got a generator because she lost power during Hurricane Irma and it was the first time she had used one. (more...)
Quake: 3.3 temblor strikes near East Foothills, Calif. Quake: 3.3 temblor strikes near East Foothills, Calif.
- September 14, 2017

CBS San Francisco reporter Len Ramirez was among those who felt the quake, saying the shaking lasted a few seconds. One terrified resident tweeted: "Omfg we just had a mini quake in San Jose and I'm freaking out". More information on this natural disaster is available on the USGS event page . Scientists have known for decades that wastewater disposal can increase underground pressure, which in turn can cause faults to slip and produce earthquakes. (more...)
Deputy Finance Minister dismisses reports of plan to remove PIC CEO Deputy Finance Minister dismisses reports of plan to remove PIC CEO
- September 14, 2017

CEO Dan Matjila has rejected an allegation that he misused funds as "spurious" ahead of a board meeting on Friday that could decide his future at the helm of Africa's biggest money manager. The publication reported that the Guptas have always been lobbying disgraced Eskom former CEO Brian Molefe to take the helm of the PIC. Both Transnet and Eskom have been mired in allegations of corruption and state capture with several lucrative contracts at both firms allegedly linked to the Gupta family. (more...)
China's ODI down 41.8% in Jan-Aug
- September 14, 2017

The grip is part of efforts to curb speculative capital outflows that had pressured the yuan currency. For August, ODI declined 24.8 per cent from a year earlier to US$11.52 billion, Reuters calculated from official data. The yuan has surged in recent months, including a 2.1 per cent gain in August, its best month since 1994. In the first eight months, foreign direct investment into China fell 0.2 percent from a year earlier to 547.94 billion yuan (US$83.6 billion). (more...)
House passes bill that would make gang membership grounds for deportation House passes bill that would make gang membership grounds for deportation
- September 14, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan, the Republican from Wisconsin, speaks during his weekly press conference on Capitol Hill, on May 25. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte said that current law forces immigration enforcement to "sit on the sidelines and wait for known gang members to be arrested and convicted of specific offenses before" deportation proceedings are allowed to begin. (more...)

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