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Possible deal with DACA program brings relief to local recipients Possible deal with DACA program brings relief to local recipients
- September 17, 2017

The University of IL at Chicago has posted advice on what to do if federal agents show up on campus . In other words, the president is trying to accomplish legally what DACA purported to accomplish illegally. At $495 per renewal, they'll pay the federal government more than $76 million in total fees if all those who are eligible end up applying. Ana Maciel, a 23-year-old who works full time to put herself through a University of San Francisco education Master's program, says she's been on ... (more...)
About 1.5 million without power in Irma's wake About 1.5 million without power in Irma's wake
- September 17, 2017

In Jacksonville, electricity has been restored to almost a quarter-million homes and businesses at 2 p.m. Friday, but over 36,000 customers are still without power. In addition, with the hurricane carrying such high winds this time around, there are more downed trees and utility lines affecting power repairs. First they need to fix the power plants, power lines that carry electricity to local substations, and restore power to hospitals, police and fire stations, communication facilities, water ... (more...)
Hamilton admits Mercedes caught out by Ferrari pace Hamilton admits Mercedes caught out by Ferrari pace
- September 17, 2017

Asked whether he expected the Marina Bay Street Circuit to suit the W08 auto the least of the remaining tracks, Hamilton said: "I don't know, I don't know where Ferrari have picked up their pace". Red Bull are already connected to sportscar maker Aston Martin, with whom they are developing a road auto. Not only was the Mercedes drubbing a disappointing result for Vettel in front of Ferrari's passionate tifosi, but it also cost the German the overall championship lead he had held all ... (more...)
NextEra says nursing home where deaths occurred not on Irma priority list NextEra says nursing home where deaths occurred not on Irma priority list
- September 17, 2017

Georgia Power brought their outage numbers down from 11,203 to 241 on Wednesday. As of Wednesday evening, 123 Jackson EMC customers were without power, compared to 1,237 earlier in the day. 19,500 workers are responding to outages across the state, according to a release from FPL, which the organization refers to as "the largest restoration workforce in US history". (more...)
UN Security Council condemns N.Korea over missile launch
- September 17, 2017

On September 15, North korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile over Japanese territory - several days after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 2375. The statement came after Pyongyang's testing of intercontinental ballistic missiles on July 2 and 28 and previous ballistic missile launches and two nuclear tests past year. (more...)
Heitkamp Statement Following Bipartisan Dinner with President Trump on Tax Reform Heitkamp Statement Following Bipartisan Dinner with President Trump on Tax Reform
- September 17, 2017

Tax cuts are not going to lessen the financial impact of the hurricanes, and there often is an economic stimulus after major storms as communities recover. If President Trump remains determined to reform the tax code and can't do so with Republican votes alone, what options does he have? House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady , R-Texas, told other House Republicans during a closed-door meeting that they needed to unify with their GOP colleagues or the effort to cut taxes ... (more...)
No option for PML-N except accepting Panamagate verdict, says Khurshid Shah No option for PML-N except accepting Panamagate verdict, says Khurshid Shah
- September 17, 2017

According to Haq, who is also a member of the MQM's decision-making Rabita Committee, the talks between the two parties are in their initial phase and will take a definitive shape once leaders from both the parties reach a consensus over the move and its possible outcomes. (more...)
Nikki Haley to North Korea: 'No problem' letting Mattis deal with you Nikki Haley to North Korea: 'No problem' letting Mattis deal with you
- September 17, 2017

The three global goals Trump will emphasize on the visit are "peace", "prosperity" and "sovereignty", McMaster said. On the other hand, the US and South Korea have announced diminishing willingness to talk to North Korea as it continues its provocative missile launches and nuclear tests. (more...)
Congress Rejects Confidence Vote Congress Rejects Confidence Vote
- September 17, 2017

Peru's opposition-controlled Congress ousted center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's cabinet in a vote of no-confidence early on Friday, pitching the copper-producing Andean country into its worst political crisis in years. The vote came on the eve of Kuczynski's 8-day trip overseas, which includes plans for dinner with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, a speech before the U.N. (more...)
At Least 8 Dead At Florida Nursing Home After Irma At Least 8 Dead At Florida Nursing Home After Irma
- September 17, 2017

A deacon from her Roman Catholic church has also stopped by. "If you go back into the 1930s and the 1940s, and you take a look, we've had storms over the years that have been bigger than this", Trump said. One resident died at the facility Tuesday but, because the patient had a do-not-resuscitate order, was sent to a funeral home before police asked for the body, according to police. (more...)
Nursing home tragedy unfolded days after Irma's initial hit Nursing home tragedy unfolded days after Irma's initial hit
- September 17, 2017

The five women and three men ranged in age from 70 to 99. Several people have died of carbon monoxide poisoning from electric generators. "Right now the building has been sealed off and we're conducting a criminal investigation inside". (more...)
Duke tops Baylor on Cutcliffe's birthday Duke tops Baylor on Cutcliffe's birthday
- September 17, 2017

Rhule said that the inability to run the ball with any consistency is leading to hard third down plays and has to be better for the Bears to have a chance to win. He broke three tackles on his way to the end zone. Duke came up empty on its next possession and was forced to punt. On the first play of the second quarter, Duke converted third-and-6 when Jones hit David Koppenhaver for 23 yards to Baylor's 34. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Anxious Florida families return to battered homes Hurricane Irma: Anxious Florida families return to battered homes
- September 17, 2017

Irma , which decimated the Caribbean as a top-tier Category 5 hurricane before losing strength after repeated landfalls in the continental US, was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday. Gould told ABC News that FPL has 17,000 restoration workers from 30 states working in Florida to get power back as soon as possible. "This situation is unfathomable". (more...)
British police raid home after train attack arrest British police raid home after train attack arrest
- September 17, 2017

Britain's most senior counter-terror officer Mark Rowley said, "we now assess this was a detonation of an improvised explosive device". None of the injured are thought to be in a serious or life-threatening condition, according to the London Ambulance Service , which took 19 of the injured to hospitals. (more...)
North Korea's goal is 'equilibrium' of military force with US North Korea's goal is 'equilibrium' of military force with US
- September 17, 2017

A German official also criticized North Korea's latest act of defiance to the global community: "Germany condemns the latest missile launch in the most determined manner". "South Korea posture, respond to North Korea's growing nuclear and missile threats", the South Korean leader said. The missile was sacked from Sunan district near Pyongyang and reached an altitude of about 770 km, travelling 3,700 km before landing in the sea off Hokkaido, South Korea's military said. (more...)
Pelosi, Top White House Official Open On Border Security Pelosi, Top White House Official Open On Border Security
- September 17, 2017

For those unaware of what DACA is, the premise of the program is relatively simple. The Recognizing America's Children Act is similar to Dream, but sets a lower age for arriving to the USA - at under 16 - and sets up two five-year periods for conditional status. (more...)
3 key numbers from the Sooners' win over Tulane
- September 17, 2017

Tulane took Memorial Stadium by surprise, being the first to score following the 5 PM kickoff. Dontrell Hilliard powered into the end zone on a two yard run, and the Green Wave jumped out to a 7-0 lead. It was downhill from there. Oklahoma receiver CeeDee Lamb caught four passes for 131 yards and two touchdowns before he was ejected for targeting on a block in the second quarter. (more...)
Michigan's next opponent, Purdue, knocks off Missouri and could be for real Michigan's next opponent, Purdue, knocks off Missouri and could be for real
- September 17, 2017

Check out this pic of the Missouri crowd leading up to the Purdue game. The Tigers managed just 203 total yards. As usual, Purdue used a two-quarterback system, and both played well. PUR: Worship 1 pass from Blough (Sp.Evans kick), 12:30. Maybe Michigan fans have a reason to fear the Boilermakers after today, or maybe we as Purdue fans can be looking like this heading into next Saturday's game. (more...)
Congress to launch nationwide protest against fuel prices Congress to launch nationwide protest against fuel prices
- September 17, 2017

This will be followed by a massive demonstration at Jantar Mantar on September 20 here demanding a rollback of the excise and VAT on petrol and diesel, added Maken while adding the protests will then be taken to the district and block levels. (more...)
Kenneka Jenkins memorial becomes a call for FBI's help with death investigation Kenneka Jenkins memorial becomes a call for FBI's help with death investigation
- September 17, 2017

In the wake of community activist Andrew Holmes saying he saw video of the deceased teen walking into a hotel freezer by herself, police in Rosemont, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, have release video clips that counter what Holmes said. Also, police have sent a preservation of evidence order to Facebook and issued two search warrants for Facebook accounts. By 6 pm Jenkins' family were knocking on guests doors and searching for witnesses, and police returned to the hotel shortly afterward. (more...)
Trump to visit Alabama to back 'Big Luther' Trump to visit Alabama to back 'Big Luther'
- September 17, 2017

President Trump said Saturday that he'll be going to Alabama in a week to campaign for Sen. In his announcement Saturday, Brooks called the race "an epic battle between the people of Alabama who put America first, and the Washington Swamp", adding that he had already cast an absentee ballot for his chosen candidate. (more...)
Sports vehicle strikes crowd of people in Boise, injuring 11 Sports vehicle strikes crowd of people in Boise, injuring 11
- September 17, 2017

Six of the injured were transported to the hospital via ambulance, while five went by private vehicles. Graphic video of the incident shot by a witness shows a gray Porsche spinning sideways before its strikes the pedestrians. Adding that the driver lost control "while going too fast", went up over the foot path and onto some grass where onlookers were sitting. Attempting a burnout while leaving a auto show is nearly never a good idea and only makes the driver look like an idiot while ... (more...)
Trump Administration Reportedly Won't Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement Trump Administration Reportedly Won't Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement
- September 17, 2017

The Trump administration's shift from rejection to being willing to renegotiate the landmark accord or negotiate a new deal came during a meeting of more than 30 ministers led by Canada, China and the European Union in Montreal, the Journal said . (more...)
Benkert Throws for School-Record 455 Yards; Virginia Beats UConn 38-18 Benkert Throws for School-Record 455 Yards; Virginia Beats UConn 38-18
- September 17, 2017

Virginia led 24-0 at halftime and built a 31-0 lead in the third quarter before the Huskies scored three touchdowns, one late in the third quarter and two in the fourth quarter. Benkert has done a nice job through three games, having now thrown for 976 yards with a 7/1 TD/INT ratio. Shirreffs was 9 of 13 for 124 yards and one touchdown, an 11-yard connection with Hergy Mayala for the go-ahead score against the Crusaders. (more...)
Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) Shares Bought by Prudential PLC
- September 17, 2017

The current price is staying above the SMA lines which signify strength and is generally healthy/positive and may provide the momentum for driving the share price higher. This stock (PVG) is ahead of its 52-week low with 30.5%. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 45.26% of the company's stock. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. (more...)
DEVELOPING: Lineman electrocuted in Irwin County during Irma recovery DEVELOPING: Lineman electrocuted in Irwin County during Irma recovery
- September 17, 2017

The company continues to work with customers who are behind on payments or need to make payment arrangements through its usual customer service process. Customers in some of the hardest hit areas of Georgia may not be able to reconnect to Georgia Power service due to extensive damage. Officials from both Georgia Power confirmed to KARK that Freeman was from Arkansas and released the following statement. (more...)
French reporter jailed in Turkey to be freed: lawyer
- September 17, 2017

Bureau's lawyer said a Turkish court had not closed the case. "He seemed surprised and relieved, but also cautious", he said, adding that he and his wife would probably be reunited with their son on Saturday evening in Paris. US Senator Ben Cardin has said the deal between Ankara and Moscow on delivering S-400 air defense systems to Turkey allegedly violates the US legislation on anti-Russia sanctions and might entail an appropriate response to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ... (more...)
Plane crashes near Glenwood Springs, kills family of 4 Plane crashes near Glenwood Springs, kills family of 4
- September 16, 2017

The plane's make or tail number has not been released. The Civil Air Patrol and Classic Air were asked to assist in the search but due to low-hanging clouds the search was delayed. Ground crews are organizing to reach the site. The National Transportation Safety Board investigates airplane crashes, but it's not clear if a team has been sent to the area. (more...)
East govs proscribe IPOB activities, urge Buhari to withdraw army East govs proscribe IPOB activities, urge Buhari to withdraw army
- September 16, 2017

Do you something awesome to share with the world? Also, they assured all Nigerians, indigenes and non-indigenes, in the region of their safety, adding that they have been in touch with the Northern Governors Forum, which assured them of the safety of South-East indigenes living in the North. (more...)
Texas A&M's Will Gunnell Flips Fans The Double Bird Texas A&M's Will Gunnell Flips Fans The Double Bird
- September 16, 2017

Delhomme's two-point pass to Stokley provided the seven-point margin with 6:30 left, and the defense held on the two final Aggies possessions. Louisiana-Lafayette piled up 596 yards in a 66-42 to loss to Tulsa last week. "He said all week that we were going to beat them". "So I think the running game will probably carry the team". Part of the reason for his struggles against Nicholls came from, as Sumlin pointed out, an offensive line that failed to adjust to the Colonels' defensive ... (more...)

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