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Amber Alert issued for missing 3-month-old in Haywood County Amber Alert issued for missing 3-month-old in Haywood County
- September 20, 2017

Authorities say he has brown hair and brown eyes. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Investigators say Heather Cochran and Rex Douglas Cochran Jr. were last seen in the 200 block of Northwood Drive in Clyde around 10:15 a.m. Anyone with information about the baby or the two alleged abductors is asked to call the Haywood County Sheriff's Office immediately at 828-452-6666 or to call 911. (more...)
Worker dismissed for expressing same-sex marriage views Worker dismissed for expressing same-sex marriage views
- September 20, 2017

The employer has stated her own position on the case, which has since blown up on social media, explaining via a Facebook post that she views voting no in the postal survey as homophobic, and something that could have negative implications for the reputation of her business. (more...)
Heights of corruption: Rs 389 cr Bihar dam collapses hours before inauguration Heights of corruption: Rs 389 cr Bihar dam collapses hours before inauguration
- September 20, 2017

Officials said almost 20 feet of the wall of the main canal of the Bateswar Ganga Pump Nahar Yojana (BGPNY) breached during a trial and water gushed through, flooding a portion of the National Thermal Power Corporation ( NTPC ) township nearby. (more...)
Trillanes belies allegations of having personal bank accounts in Singapore Trillanes belies allegations of having personal bank accounts in Singapore
- September 20, 2017

The contrived innuendo had been unleashed by President Duterte in claiming that Trillanes had several currency accounts in Shanghai, Zurich, Geneva, Singapore, Cayman Islands, and British Virgin Islands. "When you lie, you put another lie to cover this lie. To cover this lie, patong-patong na "yan (it's one on top of the other)", Duterte said in a live one-on-one interview with Erwin Tulfo in "Sa Totoo Lang" aired over state-run PTV4, as he held a document showing the differences in Trillanes" ... (more...)
Pakistan, US agree to resolve bilateral issues with dialogue Pakistan, US agree to resolve bilateral issues with dialogue
- September 20, 2017

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan sacrificed a lot in war against terrorism and US-Pakistan had been working closely in the region and they had been partner since long. Erdogan reaffirmed Turkey's commitment for continued endeavors for strengthening of the mutually beneficial strategic partnership. The Committee pointed out that Pakistan had an abiding interest in peace and stability in Afghanistan and it endorsed and supported all Afghan owned and Afghan led initiatives ... (more...)
Tata Steel, Thyssenkrupp sign MoU for European Steel JV; shares gain Tata Steel, Thyssenkrupp sign MoU for European Steel JV; shares gain
- September 20, 2017

The new entity is set to have sales of around €15 billion and a workforce of about 48,000, now at 34 locations. Tata Steel cleared a hurdle for the venture after a United Kingdom regulator approved a deal to solve a long-running pension standoff, which Thyssenkrupp CEO Hiesinger had said was potentially a major stumbling block to the combination. (more...)
United Nations chief opens General Assembly with jabs at Trump, North Korea United Nations chief opens General Assembly with jabs at Trump, North Korea
- September 20, 2017

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres kicked off the United Nations General Assembly's annual debate on Tuesday by warning that we're living in "a world in pieces", and some very thinly veiled jabs at the current USA leader's efforts to solve the biggest problems on the planet. (more...)
Jobless rate continues to rise in Solano; in-county jobs hold steady Jobless rate continues to rise in Solano; in-county jobs hold steady
- September 20, 2017

In August, eight states had unemployment rate increases, the largest of which was in IN (+0.4 percentage point), closely followed by California, New Jersey, Oregon, and West Virginia (+0.3 point each). That compares with 6.1 percent in August 2016. She added that the fact that people are re-entering the labor force, looking for work, even if they don't find employment right away, could be a positive thing. (more...)
USCIS Allows Premium Processing of Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions USCIS Allows Premium Processing of Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions
- September 20, 2017

If this processing time is exceeded, the USCIS will refund the premium processing fee. Premium processing is a "fast" processing service of pending applications, something like a "tatkal" service, for a fee of $1,225. Premium processing can be requested while the case is pending and also in conjunction with the submission of the response to a previously issued Request for Evidence. (more...)
Rahul's comment on dynasties running India was embarrassing: Arun Jaitley Rahul's comment on dynasties running India was embarrassing: Arun Jaitley
- September 20, 2017

Underscoring that China has a very clear vision, Gandhi wondered whether India has a similar one. "The problem everywhere in India is the concentration of power". Gandhi said, "No way near enough is being done as far as the gender equality is concerned". The systems respond differently. He said the two countries were transforming from agricultural nations to urban, modern models, and how they interact would "fundamentally reshape the world", PTI reported. (more...)
Australia refugees accpted by US Australia refugees accpted by US
- September 20, 2017

Turnbull's comments mark the first official timetable for when the United States would begin resettling up to 1,250 people held in Australian-run centres on Nauru and Papua New Guinea's Manus island as part of a refugee swap deal struck by former U.S. (more...)
Janjua meets U.S. undersecretary of state to discuss Afghan policy
- September 20, 2017

Welcoming US president Donald Trump's new Afghan strategy announced in August, Ghani said it "consolidates all instruments of American power, conveying a message that the Taliban and their backers can not win militarily. With no prospects for a military victory by the Taliban, Ghani said that it should participate in an "intra-Afghan dialogue" for a peaceful solution. (more...)
Swiss soil being used by terrorists against Pakistan Swiss soil being used by terrorists against Pakistan
- September 20, 2017

They further added that "recently, the US President Donald Trump has called Pakistan a safe haven for terrorists". He said terrorists or elements linked with terrorists operating openly in the peaceful and serene city of Geneva for their propaganda campaigns is a matter of grave concern. (more...)
More officers relieved of duty following deadly US Navy collisions More officers relieved of duty following deadly US Navy collisions
- September 20, 2017

The collision last month of the John S. McCain - another destroyer, named after Mr. McCain's father and grandfather - and an oil tanker in Southeast Asia left 10 sailors dead. Tom Rowden". 7 that blasts the Navy for "persistent training, maintenance, and other issues" that could have contributed to low-readiness and higher risk of collisions and groundings. (more...)
Florida tolls will resume Thursday after suspension during Hurricane Irma Florida tolls will resume Thursday after suspension during Hurricane Irma
- September 20, 2017

By suspending all tolls, Floridians and visitors were more easily able to prepare for storm impacts, access important hurricane supplies, and quickly and safely evacuate. Tolls will remain suspended on Florida's Turnpike near Monroe County to help residents with recovery efforts. Under ordinary circumstances, the turnpike charges tolls, as do as do five expressways in the Miami area run by the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority. (more...)
Bali on alert amid volcano eruption fears Bali on alert amid volcano eruption fears
- September 20, 2017

The PVMBG further called on people living in the areas surrounding the mountain and visitors to avoid any activity, including hiking and camping, near the crater of Mt. The Gunung Agung volcano which last erupted in 1963-1964, is still active, with a large and very deep crater which occasionally belches smoke and ash. (more...)
Porsche Mission E To Cost Around $90000 Porsche Mission E To Cost Around $90000
- September 20, 2017

That's not quite a Tesla in Ludicrous mode - the fastest iteration of the Model S has been clocked zipping up to 60 miles per hour in just 2.28 seconds - but it's certainly more than enough power for most luxury auto owners. Moving on up the line, the 100D and P100D are priced from $94,000 and $135,000 respectively. The big price tag might not be in reach for everyone, but that hasn't stopped the Model S from succeeding with those who can pay up. (more...)
Mattis: Returning Nukes to South Korea Discussed Mattis: Returning Nukes to South Korea Discussed
- September 20, 2017

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has already said that his country seeks to reach "equilibrium" of military force with the US. It's hard to understand what the Pentagon could do to stop a North Korean nuclear program or take out its leader, Kim Jong Un, while preventing Pyongyang from fighting back. (more...)
Two armed and risky convicts escape from MS state penetenetiary Two armed and risky convicts escape from MS state penetenetiary
- September 20, 2017

How the pair made their getaway from the maximum-security prison farm in Mississippi's Delta region remained under investigation. MDOC says they are looking for James R. Court documents show he admitted shooting Maness with a shotgun during the course of an armed robbery. Young was sentenced to 40 years for burglary of a vehicle, burglary of a residence, grand larceny, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in Claiborne County. (more...)
Rijiju blames state govt for failure to evict refugees Rijiju blames state govt for failure to evict refugees
- September 20, 2017

Guwahati: Everyday routine was paralysed in the frontier state of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday following a 12-hour bandh call to protest Centre's move to grant citizenship to Chakma and Hajong refugees. However, on Tuesday, Rijiju said the "ground realities" in the state must be impressed upon the apex court adding that he will stand up for the rights of "his people". (more...)
Corn, soybean harvest starts in southern Iowa Corn, soybean harvest starts in southern Iowa
- September 20, 2017

Precipitation averaged 0.07 inches, 0.78 inches below normal. Statewide there were 6.2 days suitable for fieldwork. Thirty-four percent of corn was mature, down from the average of 47 percent. Winter wheat planted was 23 percent, behind 41 past year and 34 average. The 2017 sorghum harvest is up to 29% completed, which is identical to the pace set in 2016 and in line with the five-year average. (more...)
Children's of Alabama offers free vehicle seats to patients Children's of Alabama offers free vehicle seats to patients
- September 20, 2017

Just in time for National Baby Safety Month, the chain store is designating a drop-off spot in its stores for parents to bring in a vehicle seat and in return, will receive a 20 percent coupon off their next auto seat purchase. The NHTSA says the majority of auto seats (4 of 5) aren't used correctly. Rear-facing seats should not be used in the front seat because of air bags. (more...)
Despite North Korea Sanctions, South Korea Plans to Send Aid Despite North Korea Sanctions, South Korea Plans to Send Aid
- September 20, 2017

It is regrettable that Kim Jong-un chooses to up the ante with every passing week by missile tests, 13 in all so far this year, in what could best be described as thumbing his nose to the rest of the world. wasn't doing enough to resume dialogue and negotiations but persisted in issuing more threats. North Korea is closer than ever to its goal of building a military arsenal that can viably target both USA troops in Asia and the American homeland. (more...)
5 areas of concern heading into Michigan State game 5 areas of concern heading into Michigan State game
- September 20, 2017

Nothing was to be taken for granted through the air. The Tigers defense held Louisville quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson to 64 rushing yards. Of the teams remaining on the Irish schedule, first-year defensive coordinator Mike Elko's old Wake Forest team (3-0) is the one that most convincingly projects that kind of prowess this early. (more...)
Nikki Haley: Trump will 'slap' foes in first United Nations speech Nikki Haley: Trump will 'slap' foes in first United Nations speech
- September 20, 2017

Ambassador Nikki Haley told the United Nations, after the sanctions passed the Security Council on Monday. "They continue to be provocative, they continue to be reckless", Haley said, adding that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis now has "plenty of options". (more...)
Tax foreclosures of owner-occupied Detroit homes down 88 percent since 2015 Tax foreclosures of owner-occupied Detroit homes down 88 percent since 2015
- September 20, 2017

Tanks says within the next month or two, she will be the official owner of her home and she also plans to sue the former owner for that rent money. "Foreclosure is not something that anybody wants to see happen", Evans said. The ACLU of MI has filed a lawsuit claiming thousands of people wrongly lost their homes because their property assessments were inflated, resulting in being charged for taxes they didn't actually owe. (more...)
Trump And Seoul Talk 'Rocket Man,' Vowing More Pressure On North Korea
- September 20, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during an emergency National Security Council meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on 3 September 2017. Haley declined to say whether Trump would commit Washington to maintaining its current level of funding for the 193-nation body. "Honestly, I think the United States should be doing ... (more...)
Catalent to acquire Cook Pharmica for $950M Catalent to acquire Cook Pharmica for $950M
- September 20, 2017

The acquisition is "pricey, but important", said Wells Fargo analyst Tim Evans, as it enables Catalent to beef up previously weak areas of manufacturing active ingredients and final dosage forms of biologic drugs. New Jersey-based Catalent , Inc. reached a deal to acquire Cook Pharmica, the companies revealed. If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of worldwide trademark & copyright law. (more...)
21-year-old Syrian refugee identified as suspect to London Tube attack
- September 20, 2017

CCTV footage shows a figure outside the property in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey - which has been raided in the wake of an 18-year-old's arrest - at 6.50am, just 90 minutes before a "bucket bomb" inside a shopping bag exploded and injured 30 people. (more...)
Theresa May and Justin Trudeau show united front over Bombardier fears Theresa May and Justin Trudeau show united front over Bombardier fears
- September 20, 2017

But David Collins, a professor of worldwide economic law at City University of London, said the case smacked of "double standards". But he added: "We won't do business with a company that's busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business". (more...)

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