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In 3 Driving In School Zones Are Distracted In 3 Driving In School Zones Are Distracted
- September 15, 2017

They are New York, Kings and Queens Counties in New York, Miami-Dade County in Florida and San Francisco County in California. Researchers found 88 percent of all drivers are using their phones behind-the-wheel. The hours of 2 p.m.to 5 p.m. are the most risky. Zendrive attributes it to heavier work traffic. Kennard's school was among those used in the study. (more...)
Respect regional languages: President Kovind to Hindi evangelists Respect regional languages: President Kovind to Hindi evangelists
- September 15, 2017

Earlier in the evening, Kovind arrived here on a two-day state visit and was received at the Chowdhary Charan Singh Airport by Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and several Ministers. "In India people do not understand the language of lawyers and doctors", he said. Hindi Diwas is celebrated on 14 September. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who was also present at the function said that Hindi could be enriched further if its speakers also used words from other regional ... (more...)
President Trump praises rapid response to Irma in Florida President Trump praises rapid response to Irma in Florida
- September 15, 2017

Other areas of the state, however, remain largely incapacitated, including the Florida Keys, where an estimated quarter of the homes were destroyed. Trump traveled twice to Texas in the wake of that storm and now looks set to visit Florida. (more...)
National Football League ratings take a hit from Hurricane Irma coverage National Football League ratings take a hit from Hurricane Irma coverage
- September 15, 2017

Thursday Night Football viewers were down 13% compared with the previous year. It's worth noting that on the same National Football League opening weekend, the Stephen King clown movie "It" was smashing box office records , which may call into question the notion that the National Football League ratings dip is strictly due to people being glued to cable hurricane coverage. (more...)
Senate committee approves ND federal judge for appeals court Senate committee approves ND federal judge for appeals court
- September 15, 2017

Amy Klobuchar had said she would not stand in the way of the nomination, but under the blue slip policy both home-state senators are supposed to acquiesce. Franken's abuse deserves to become his first example. "Preserving some of the minority's power in the Senate has broad support because every one of us knows there are times when we'll be there". (more...)
Coulter Rails Against Trump Again, This Time For Reports Of DACA Deal Coulter Rails Against Trump Again, This Time For Reports Of DACA Deal
- September 15, 2017

Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), to work to preserve protections for immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children. The Trump administration on Tuesday waived environmental laws and other reviews to replace a small stretch of border wall in Calexico, California, the second time it has exercised that authority in less than two months. (more...)
Thousands protest labor reforms
- September 15, 2017

Jean-Luc Melenchon, a leftist Parlimanet minister who is founder of the France Unbowed Party, said Macron "can and must back down". Mr Melenchon added: 'This country doesn't want to be part of the liberal world, France isn't Britain'. (more...)
Rajasthan announces Rs 20000 crore farm loan waiver, farmers protest ends Rajasthan announces Rs 20000 crore farm loan waiver, farmers protest ends
- September 15, 2017

The protest was called off after farmers demanding implementation of the Swaminathan Committee's recommendations held third round of talks with government officials, which yielded positive results. Giving in to farmers' demand, the Rajasthan government also agreed to scale up procurement of different crops at support prices, and said that it will secure the lives of cattle traders who have been attacked in the past by vigilantes. (more...)
Tuca aceptó el fracaso de Tigres en la Copa MX Tuca aceptó el fracaso de Tigres en la Copa MX
- September 15, 2017

Club Atlético Zacatepec se enfiló al frente, sin titubeos, la calificación tenía que ser suya venciendo a Tigres en su propia casa. No pasaba ni el minuto de acción cuando Luis Márquez se encontró un balón en el área enemiga, soltó zurdazo y venció al arquero Nahuel Guzmán . (more...)
Lee statue taken down in Dallas Lee statue taken down in Dallas
- September 15, 2017

KXAS reports a crane arrived at the park Thursday afternoon to prepare for the removal. A crane removed the statue of the Confederate leader from an Oak Lawn park in the city one week after the City Council voted to take down the monument. (more...)
People in Caribbean in shock, roaming 'like zombies' after Irma People in Caribbean in shock, roaming 'like zombies' after Irma
- September 15, 2017

The visit was requested by U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp, according to Cuomo's office. Hundreds of United Kingdom troops and 50 police officers have already been sent to British overseas territories in the region, after they were battered by the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. (more...)
Body found in Texas likely that of young Arizona girl Body found in Texas likely that of young Arizona girl
- September 15, 2017

The girl likely suffered from micrognathia, a condition in which the jaw is undersized and the person can struggle to eat on his or her own. The girl had been wrapped in garbage bags. It was likely she would need lifelong medical attention. The feeding tube was a Mic-Key 14 FR 1.2 cm feeding tube inscribed with "AA4069F02". The Caldwell Police Department and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are asking for the public's help in finding a teenage girl who has been ... (more...)
Amla and Perera help World XI level series Amla and Perera help World XI level series
- September 15, 2017

He said World XI comprises players from different countries and they took time to gel like a team and he is confident that team will be giving a good show in the last match. Attacks in Lahore have become less frequent in recent years but security remains high as the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other militant groups remain active. (more...)
Student brought to hospital from university fraternity dies Student brought to hospital from university fraternity dies
- September 15, 2017

King Alexander said all Greek activities at the university have been suspended indefinitely. While Alexander emphasized the circumstances of Gruver's death are still under investigation by LSU Police, he said "hazing is risky, irresponsible and unacceptable, and it will not be tolerated at LSU, period". (more...)
Bundesregierung begrüßt insgesamt Junckers Ideen zur Zukunft der EU Bundesregierung begrüßt insgesamt Junckers Ideen zur Zukunft der EU
- September 15, 2017

So plädierte er für die Berufung eines Präsidenten, der sowohl die Kommission führt als auch den Rat der Mitgliedstaaten. Wie sich Juncker die neuen Entscheidungsstrukturen vorstellt, ist noch offen. Juncker ist ein überzeugter Europäer, der viel Erfahrung im Kosmos Brüssel mitbringt. Europa bekäme auch einen (einzigen) Präsidenten, der die Gemeinschaft nach innen und außen repräsentiert und ihr Funktionieren gewährleistet. (more...)
Facebook's ad buying platform included categories like Facebook's ad buying platform included categories like "Jew hater" and "Nazi party"
- September 15, 2017

ProPublica tested the claims by buying $30 worth of targeted ad space in the anti-Semitic categories. Facebook removed the anti-Semitic categories after ProPublica asked the company questions about them. At the time, Steve Satterfield, privacy and public policy manager at Facebook, told ProPublica , "We take a strong stand against advertisers misusing our platform: Our policies prohibit using our targeting options to discriminate, and they require compliance with the law". (more...)
Hurricane Irma: UK police officers and troops to be deployed to Caribbean Hurricane Irma: UK police officers and troops to be deployed to Caribbean
- September 15, 2017

Martin and St. Barts, and had two frigates positioned in the area ahead of the storm. Hundreds of United Kingdom troops and 50 police officers have already been sent to British overseas territories in the region, after they were battered by the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. (more...)
Pakistan vs World XI 2nd Twenty20 today Pakistan vs World XI 2nd Twenty20 today
- September 15, 2017

The third and the final match of the series will be played at the same venue on Friday. The chase was getting tough for World XI , who needed 33 off the last 12 balls. Shoaib Malik smashed a 20-ball 38 with two sixes and four boundaries to give the final touches to the innings. Azam added 122 for the second wicket with Ahmed Shehzad (39) as Pakistan built on the loss of opener Fakhar Zaman for eight. (more...)
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...)

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