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Florida governor vows aggressive probe of Irma nursing home deaths Florida governor vows aggressive probe of Irma nursing home deaths
- September 15, 2017

Three of the victims were found dead at the facility, and the others died on the way to hospital. Officers are checking all of the other 42 assisted living facilities in Hollywood as a precaution, officials said. The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills has a health inspection rating of "much below average" by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, which evaluates all long-term care facilities in the state for the USA government. (more...)
Long Island weather: Clouds, chance of rain Thursday Long Island weather: Clouds, chance of rain Thursday
- September 15, 2017

Scattered showers and storms are possible tomorrow with partly cloudy skies and highs slipping into the low and mid 80s. McPike said the Omaha area will under a slight to marginal risk for severe weather Friday night into Saturday morning. (more...)
DHS mulling deadline extension for Dreams to reapply for DACA DHS mulling deadline extension for Dreams to reapply for DACA
- September 15, 2017

Earlier this morning, President Trump says he's "fairly close" to reaching a deal with congressional leaders on protections for young immigrants brought to the US illegally as children. - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 14, 2017 .They have been in our country for many years through no fault of their own - brought in by parents at young age. (more...)
Crane collapses in Miami as Hurricane Irma whips South Florida Crane collapses in Miami as Hurricane Irma whips South Florida
- September 15, 2017

Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys on Sunday morning as a Category 4 storm. It is now halfway in the ground. The building was still in tact despite the crane's failure. The strongest rain bands from the hurricane were expected to come into Miami's metro area from around 10 a.m.to noon on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. (more...)
Indonesia's Rank in WEF's Global Human Capital Index Improves Indonesia's Rank in WEF's Global Human Capital Index Improves
- September 15, 2017

From its 49th spot past year, the Philippines ranked 50th out of 130 economies in the human capital index, or in its ability to maximize the population's economic potential. "However there is a modern India rising". Meanwhile, the country ranked 60th in the development and know-how sub-indices. "Efforts to fully realize people's economic potential - in countries at all stages of economic development - are falling short due to ineffective deployment of skills throughout the workforce, ... (more...)
Trump Told Sessions to Resign During Humiliating Oval Office Meeting Trump Told Sessions to Resign During Humiliating Oval Office Meeting
- September 15, 2017

The commander-in-chief publicly berated the former Alabama senator in July, saying that he wouldn't have appointed him at the Department of Justice if he knew that he would recuse himself from the investigation into alleged Russian election meddling. (more...)
Has Heidi Klum split from Vito Schnabel? Read the details Has Heidi Klum split from Vito Schnabel? Read the details
- September 15, 2017

The 44-year-old model has been dating Vito, 31, for the last three years, but the high-profile duo have apparently made a decision to separate as they consider whether they have a long-term future as a couple. "A press release later, this last put the record straight saying that he was doing nothing other than wishing "a good night to a friend" and that any other assumption would be that" a misinterpretation of a situation that was totally innocent ". (more...)
Two bodies discovered at Ladium Cricket Clubhouse Two bodies discovered at Ladium Cricket Clubhouse
- September 14, 2017

He discovered their bodies in the men's bathroom on the clubhouse's premises, Selepe said. The other two me were found severely assaulted in one of the rooms they stayed in. "We appeal to members of the public with any information to contact their local police station or call 08600 10111", she added. Apart from these two, Kagiso Masubelele (27), KFC Mini-Cricket coordinator and Obed Harvey Agbomadzie (27), Laudium Hub Head Coach and coordinator were also attacked during the same fateful ... (more...)
President Trump arrives in Florida to assess Hurricane Irma destruction President Trump arrives in Florida to assess Hurricane Irma destruction
- September 14, 2017

President Trump backed away slightly Thursday from his earlier statement that the wealthiest Americans could actually pay more in his tax reform plan. "So I hope he runs for the Senate". Fort Myers and Naples were among the cities hit hard by Irma, which made landfall in the state Sunday morning as a unsafe Category 4 storm. (more...)
The Ahmedabad -Mumbai bullet train in 10 bullet points The Ahmedabad -Mumbai bullet train in 10 bullet points
- September 14, 2017

Ties between India and Japan have blossomed as Modi and Abe increasingly see eye-to-eye in countering growing Chinese assertiveness across Asia. "India and Japan are unlikely to form a military and political alliance with the United States, despite not being able to let go of the mentality from the 20th century", said the editorial, which also referred to the recently resolved standoff between India and China at Doklam. (more...)
North Korea vows to speed up nuclear program
- September 14, 2017

The brigade-sized unit of between 2,000 and 4,000 soldiers will be established by year's end, The Times reported the defense minister, Song Young-moo, as saying, adding that the military was already "retooling" helicopters and transporting planes to be able to penetrate North Korean airspace at night. (more...)
The US Government Is Getting Rid Of Moscow-Based Kaspersky Products The US Government Is Getting Rid Of Moscow-Based Kaspersky Products
- September 14, 2017

Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of Moscow-based cyber-security company Kaspersky Lab, has been invited to appear before the US Congress, after the Trump administration ordered US government agencies to stop using the company's software. Homeland Security says it fears Russian Federation could gain access to info that would put USA national security at risk. US government and private sector cyber experts were also invited. (more...)
Percent of Mexicans View US Negatively, Survey Finds Percent of Mexicans View US Negatively, Survey Finds
- September 14, 2017

In addition, the report outlines that economic ties between Mexico and the USA are also seen as less advantageous, with 55 percent of Mexicans saying that economic ties between the two countries are good for Mexico, down from 70 percent in 2013. (more...)
Bafana Bafana slip down Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings Bafana Bafana slip down Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
- September 14, 2017

After coming up short against the nation off the northwest coast of Africa, Bafana Bafana now only have a slim chance of seeing their name in the December 1 draw for next year's finals to be hosted in Russian Federation. Germany have toppled Brazil and returned to the top of the Fifa World Ranking. Central American side Guatemala endured the biggest fall this month‚ dropping 31 places to number 131‚ while the top climbers were Cape Verde thanks to their Bafana double. (more...)
Juncker outlines his ambitions for post-Brexit Europe Juncker outlines his ambitions for post-Brexit Europe
- September 14, 2017

In a separate move, Juncker and Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans outlined ten short- and medium-term priorities in a letter to the Estonian presidency, one of which was to prepare a "strategy for a successful European Union accession of Serbia and Montenegro as frontrunner candidates in the Western Balkans ". (more...)
Rocket Racoon's Rocket Racoon's "Horrible" Origin Story in the MCU Will be Revealed Soon
- September 14, 2017

While some fans may be wondering about the future of the team of Ravagers inspired by the original comic book Guardians , seen at the end of Vol. 2, all we know on that front is that Vance Astro likely won't be featured in Vol. 3 , the filmmaker hinted that answers are coming. It's possible, then, that there will be more Guardians movies after Vol. 3 and that some members of the team will stay on while others will not. (more...)
President Ram Nath Kovind to launch 'Swachhta Hi Seva' campaign in Kanpur President Ram Nath Kovind to launch 'Swachhta Hi Seva' campaign in Kanpur
- September 14, 2017

As per a briefing gives by Union Council of Ministers, Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation on Tuesday, "Do individual shramdaan for construction of toilets or any cleaning of pubic place on Seva Divas", Iyer told the ministers. (more...)
Bank of America Corporation Initiates Coverage on Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) Bank of America Corporation Initiates Coverage on Helen of Troy Limited (HELE)
- September 14, 2017

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE ) has declined 4.61% since September 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.31% the S&P500. Sequoia Financial Advisors Llc bought 18,041 shares as the company's stock declined 7.81% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Funeral Held For Houston Officer Who Died In Harvey Flooding Funeral Held For Houston Officer Who Died In Harvey Flooding
- September 14, 2017

Police officers saluted as Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner arrived and shook police officers hands as he walked into the church. "For that we will always be eternally, eternally grateful". Perez spent his final hours trying to make roll call and save flooding victims. Turner presented the family with the city's flag, while Texas Gov. (more...)
EU boss: Britain will soon REGRET voting for 'sad and tragic' Brexit EU boss: Britain will soon REGRET voting for 'sad and tragic' Brexit
- September 14, 2017

Speaking in French, German and English, Juncker made it clear that Brexit was not a major issue for him, stating that "we will move on because Brexit isn't everything". The eurozone should meanwhile be expanded beyond the 19 countries that now use the single currency, in line with the EU's treaties that say all states must join the euro . (more...)
House Leaders to Meet on Legislation to Protect Dreamers
- September 14, 2017

Also unclear: what if any role education policy will play in those arguments in Washington. But the Trump administration canceled that program this month, giving a six-month grace period in order to give Congress time to decide their legal status. (more...)
3 including police officer injured in Cripple Creek Motel fire 3 including police officer injured in Cripple Creek Motel fire
- September 14, 2017

City officials said the fire started around 3 a.m.at the Cripple Creek Motel on the northeast side of town. Firefighters put out the fire about 40 minutes after arriving but said the top floor was destroyed. The cause of the fire was ruled accidental, but remains under investigation. Twenty-five guests, including one child under age 2, were evacuated overnight to the nearby Gold King Mountain Inn. (more...)
Developer drops plans to build 'Diller Island' pier on Hudson Developer drops plans to build 'Diller Island' pier on Hudson
- September 14, 2017

The plan for Pier 55, initially approved in February 2015, came from Diller and his wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenburg. The City Club is reportedly funded by real estate magnate Douglas Durst , who was a supporter of the nonprofit Friends of Hudson River Park, which raises funds for the Hudson River Park Trust , until he was "pushed out", the Times reports , in 2011. (more...)
Springs police searching for driver involved in serious crash Springs police searching for driver involved in serious crash
- September 14, 2017

Police say a blue-colored Toyota was making a U-turn on North Academy when a silver-colored auto hit the vehicle. The driver of the Toyota ran away, leaving three passengers behind. Police are working to identify the driver of the Toyota. The driver of the Toyota is described as a Hispanic male in his early 20's with dyed blonde hair. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Turned the Virgin Islands From Green to Brown Hurricane Irma Turned the Virgin Islands From Green to Brown
- September 14, 2017

The goal is to get the airport up and running so commercial flights can get people on and off the island. He told MPs: "The prison was breached, over 100 very serious prisoners escaped". "There's no water here", said 70-year-old Germania Perez. The all-terrain vehicles have been stowed on HMS Ocean which is due to sail to the Caribbean today. (more...)
Ombudsman affirms charges against Aquino over Mamasapano operation Ombudsman affirms charges against Aquino over Mamasapano operation
- September 14, 2017

In affirming the charges, the Ombudsman reiterated that "any negligence during the planning, preparation and actual implementation of Oplan Exodus was subsequently broken by the occurrence of an efficient intervening cause", which was the intentional act of shooting by the hostile forces. (more...)
Man Held After Woman, Child Are Stabbed In Mott Haven, The Bronx
- September 14, 2017

Valdez attacked the woman and stabbed her in the abdomen, and as she tried to protect her baby, Valdez struck the woman with a glass bottle and took the child, threatening to throw the little girl off the building. He's like this is none of your business. "But I said no, he wanted to leave, and I said no you're not leaving until the cops come", said the witness. (more...)
The robots are coming for Mozart The robots are coming for Mozart
- September 14, 2017

YuMi conducted a program titled "A breath of hope: from the Stradivarius to the robot " including songs such as "La Donna e Mobile", " Rigoletto ", and "O mio babbino caro". After they finished the recording session, Colombini praised the robot's fluidity. "The gestural nuances of a conductor have been fully reproduced at a level that was previously unthinkable to me". (more...)
Akhilesh Yadav defends Rahul Gandhi's 'dynasty' remark Akhilesh Yadav defends Rahul Gandhi's 'dynasty' remark
- September 14, 2017

Akhilesh said that Rahul Gandhi was his friend and the friendship will continue. It is about time the real potential of the Indian democracy is realised. Mr. Stalin (son of M Karunanidhi in DMK) is a dynast...even Abhishek Bachchan is a dynast. So don't get after me because that's how they India is run. (more...)
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...)

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