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SC governor backs Graham's bill, but praises Trump SC governor backs Graham's bill, but praises Trump
- September 23, 2017

In his quest to gather support for his bill to transform the American health care system, Sen. In the event of a 50-50 vote, Vice President Mike Pence would cast the deciding vote. GOP leaders have said this is the last attempt they will make to repeal Obamacare ahead of the September 30 deadline, when special budget rules expire that allow Republicans to pass a bill with just 50 votes. (more...)
Blink-182, Korn, Avenged Sevenfold Join Chester Bennington Tribute Concert Blink-182, Korn, Avenged Sevenfold Join Chester Bennington Tribute Concert
- September 23, 2017

Shadows and Synyster Gates , several members of System of a Down , Yellowcard singer William Ryan Key , and solo artist Kiiara , who featured on Linkin Park track Heavy . Money or fame, that doesn't mean anything if you're not happy inside", the rap icon told host Clara Amfo. We just keep going. You just start numbing yourself. (more...)
Dogs, cats rescued during Hurricane Harvey brought to St Louis Dogs, cats rescued during Hurricane Harvey brought to St Louis
- September 23, 2017

They arrived in a big, air conditioned box truck from Atlanta, where they were relocated from their original homes throughout Florida. "They did a lot of meowing but they were comfortable; they had everything that they needed", said Penny Francis, with the Louisiana SPCA, who provided the transport. (more...)
Ben Carson breaks with Trump, praises Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race Ben Carson breaks with Trump, praises Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race
- September 23, 2017

Unusual reiterated his support from President Donald Trump and said Moore, who was twice removed as chief justice, had no accomplishments to his name. The runoff election between unusual and Moore is to determine who will finish out Session's term. Moore's primary appeal to Alabama voters is his religious fervor: the state, where until recently school textbooks described evolution as a "controversial theory", has one of the "biggest faith-based voting blocs in the country", Pudner says. (more...)
Sen. Collins 'Leaning Against' Graham-Cassidy Health Care Proposal Sen. Collins 'Leaning Against' Graham-Cassidy Health Care Proposal
- September 23, 2017

Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and South Carolina's Lindsey Graham have proposed the latest effort to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's signature health care law. The previous effort by the White House to move Collins on an Obamacare repeal was unsuccessful and it's unclear if bringing LePage into the effort will fare much better. (more...)
MotoGP 2017: Valentino Rossi Passes Medical Test To Make Aragon GP
- September 23, 2017

FP1 was fully wet and saw reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) hit the ground running to go quickest, and the local rider was fourth overall after FP2. He's already been on-track, riding a Yamaha R1 at the start of the week, so he can physically ride the bike, although it's undoubtedly quite painful. (more...)
Mnuchin says firms must choose between business with United States or N. Korea Mnuchin says firms must choose between business with United States or N. Korea
- September 23, 2017

Days after threatening to " totally destroy North Korea" in his first address to the General Assembly, Trump signed an executive order targeting foreign companies doing business with the country, ratcheting up pressure on Pyongyang. It also asks banks to explain to any North Korean customers that they're "fulfilling our worldwide obligations and implementing United Nations sanctions against North Korea", according to the report. (more...)
Rescue crews continue to search for Mexico quake survivors Rescue crews continue to search for Mexico quake survivors
- September 23, 2017

The death toll stands at 230 following Tuesday's 7.1 quake, but authorities say the number could rise. Eleven children were rescued alive after the quake, while 19 children and six adults were killed, according to news agency AP. But Frida hasn't rescued 52 people. Salinas said they bark if they detect signs of life. In one popular tweet from Fluff Society, it's claimed that Frida "has saved 52 people so far in Mexico's quake". (more...)
North Korea employs harsh tone as it threatens US North Korea employs harsh tone as it threatens US
- September 23, 2017

However, Kim's foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, said in televised remarks North Korea could consider a hydrogen bomb test of an unprecedented scale on the Pacific Ocean. It has also launched dozens of missiles this year attracting several rounds of new sanctions aimed at crippling the nation's economy, forcing it to put an end to its unsafe nuclear program. (more...)
Michelle Obama: 'It's okay to be bossy' Michelle Obama: 'It's okay to be bossy'
- September 23, 2017

Dressed down in jeans, a plaid shirt and red gardening gloves, the first lady harvested and planted fresh produce alongside a dozen 11- and 12-year-old children. Trump hosted 10 children in the garden, a much smaller group than Obama often welcomed, but her gathering, felt much like the garden events of the past, with White House chefs and National Park Service staff members on hand. (more...)
Scurlock to 'evaluate' campaign after news breaks about alleged masturbation incident Scurlock to 'evaluate' campaign after news breaks about alleged masturbation incident
- September 23, 2017

A female driver allegedly caught Frank Scurlock, who has campaigned calling for a "safer" New Orleans , pleasuring himself on a trip to a West Hollywood hotel on February 10, Santa Monica Chief Deputy City Attorney Terry White told The Advocate . (more...)
An Extreme Heat Warning Has Been Issued For Toronto This Weekend An Extreme Heat Warning Has Been Issued For Toronto This Weekend
- September 23, 2017

Remember these high temperatures are in the shade, so exposed to the sun and you're adding at least ten degrees more. The recent burst of warm weather has caused Environment Canada to issue the heat warning for Toronto , Hamilton , Peel, Halton and Durham regions. (more...)
Director Darren Aronofsky Defends 'Mother!' As Director Darren Aronofsky Defends 'Mother!' As "A Punk Movie" Designed To Provoke
- September 23, 2017

The celebrity news outlet reported that Aronofsky then said, "It's only a movie", which led Lawrence to jokingly flip him off. CinemaScore recently rated Mother! an "F", putting it in the company of such films as Solaris , The Devil Inside and Fear Dot Com . (more...)
Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test
- September 23, 2017

He described the president as "a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire", and characterised Mr Trump's speech to the world body on Tuesday as "mentally deranged behaviour". The order cuts off access to USA banks and freezes the assets of those dealing with the North Korean textile, fishing and manufacuting industries. (more...)
Hurricane Maria stays strong, Lee redevelops Hurricane Maria stays strong, Lee redevelops
- September 23, 2017

In fact, "during its life cycle a hurricane can expend as much energy as 10,000 nuclear bombs", says NASA. Hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin typically peaks in mid-September, so the recent surge in tropical systems isn't unusual in and of itself. (more...)
Majority of Americans don't realize Puerto Rico is part of America Majority of Americans don't realize Puerto Rico is part of America
- September 23, 2017

After Maria hit the island on September 20, with winds up to 155 miles per hour, electricity was knocked out across the island. Houston Astros outfielder Carlos Beltran and his wife, Jessica, have started a relief fund to help Hurricane Maria recovery efforts in Beltran's native Puerto Rico. (more...)
Mexico Earthquakes: What You Can Do to Help Mexico Earthquakes: What You Can Do to Help
- September 23, 2017

Volunteers have come out in droves, removing rubble and forming human chains to help rescue workers pull survivors out of the wreckage. Desperate residents left homeless by Mexico's deadliest natural disaster in a generation gathered in a tent village in the south of the capital on Friday, Sept. (more...)
Berkeley student gov denounces conservatives, but not Antifa Berkeley student gov denounces conservatives, but not Antifa
- September 23, 2017

When computer science major Lindsay Nichols considers the possibility of a " Free Speech Week " featuring right-wing firebrands at the University of California, Berkeley, the first word that comes to her mind is "annoyance". The university did not try to cancel the event outright, as Yiannopoulos suggests, but a group of about 130 professors, graduate students and lecturers called for a boycott of classes and university events next week. (more...)
North Korea nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully: China
- September 23, 2017

The Xinhua report did not link the exercises to the ongoing tensions over North Korea, which are expected to dominate the United Nations General Assembly in NY later on Tuesday. "This constitutes an open extortion against the worldwide community as it implies that if they do not join the USA -led sanctions campaign against the DPRK, the US will start a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula". (more...)
Economists say China will ignore credit rating downgrade Economists say China will ignore credit rating downgrade
- September 23, 2017

China will also push forward reforms of state-owned enterprises that are facing "many difficulties", Liu said. But S&P warned Thursday that China has been borrowing heavily - too heavily - to sustain that growth. "However, credit continues to expand at a faster pace than output, which points to significant ongoing misallocation of resources", said Williams. Treasurer Scott Morrison said in Beijing a week ago, after meeting with China's top economic management agency, the National ... (more...)
Brokerages Set Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) Price Target at $15.63 Brokerages Set Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) Price Target at $15.63
- September 23, 2017

Cambrian Lp holds 106,100 shares. Sold All: 0 Reduced: 0 Increased: 0 New Position: 1. Among 5 analysts covering Pretium Resources (NYSE: PVG ), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.63, from 1.56 in 2016Q3. (NYSE:JMP). Renaissance Techs Limited reported 0% of its portfolio in JMP Group Inc. (more...)
Holly Bobo Trial Verdict Reached Holly Bobo Trial Verdict Reached
- September 23, 2017

Holly Bobo, 20, was last seen Wednesday morning, April 6, 2011, by a relative who says she was being dragged across the carport of her home toward a wooded area by a man wearing camouflage. He said he had ruled out Adams and his brother after examining cell phone data. Adams is charged with first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape. (more...)
Dominica to Receive Financial Aid for Damage Left by Hurricane Maria Dominica to Receive Financial Aid for Damage Left by Hurricane Maria
- September 23, 2017

Aerial footage shows flattened houses and the death toll on Dominica is likely to rise, with details remaining scant as communication links are down. "I am very concerned", Edwards said. There's a big difference between a direct hit from a Category Five hurricane like Maria and a glancing blow from a smaller storm. (more...)
McMaster: 'There Is a Military Option' in Response to North Korea McMaster: 'There Is a Military Option' in Response to North Korea
- September 23, 2017

The U.S.is nearing the end of what sanctions and diplomatic efforts can do to rein in North Korea's weapons program, White House national security adviser H.R. North Korea's latest test missile flew over Hokkaido in northern Japan yesterday and landed in the Pacific about 2,000 km to the east, the Japanese government said. (more...)
Trump's not the only target as Jimmy Kimmel's rant hits day 3 Trump's not the only target as Jimmy Kimmel's rant hits day 3
- September 23, 2017

The family's insurance rates go up, and under the Republican plan, they would lose their health insurance coverage, or their health insurance company's could either jack up the rates, or deny them completely . By contrast, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin believes his state can devise a better program, which is why he supports Graham-Cassidy. The top five losers in federal funding as a percentage compared to current funding include NY (-35 percent), OR (-32 percent), CT (-31 percent), Vermont ... (more...)
Almost 400 cats, dogs rescued from Virgin Islands Almost 400 cats, dogs rescued from Virgin Islands
- September 23, 2017

Up to 400 additional soldiers are scheduled to follow soon after to conduct humanitarian assistance, clear roads, and distribute essential supplies to citizens. The team will provide command and control support in the region through early October. This mission is slated to continue through the end of September. (more...)
Election officials: Russian hackers probed Oklahoma system Election officials: Russian hackers probed Oklahoma system
- September 23, 2017

Department of Homeland Security officials notified the state Friday that Oklahoma was one of the targeted states. "We are very confident in the security of our elections systems here in ME, and pleased to finally have confirmation that we were not among the 21 states that were targeted in 2016", Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap said in the press release. (more...)
India SC hears plea against Rohingya deportation India SC hears plea against Rohingya deportation
- September 23, 2017

The Centre on Monday contended before the Supreme Court that illegal immigration of Rohingya has serious security ramifications. The move comes amid a mounting diplomatic spat between the two countries, with Britain saying Wednesday it had suspended all educational training courses for the Myanmar military over concerns of rights abuses in Rakhine state. (more...)
Arun Jaitley Vows to Find Resources To Support Debt-Laden Banks Arun Jaitley Vows to Find Resources To Support Debt-Laden Banks
- September 23, 2017

Addressing the 70th annual general meeting of the Indian Banks' Association in Mumbai , Mr Jaitley said the decision-making mechanism at the top between the Centre and the states has been reasonably institutionalised. The new uniform tax regime was implemented at July 1, 2017. Kumar Mangalam Birla , Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, said that it will at least take 12 months for the private investment cycle to revive. (more...)
China urges North Korea not to go further in a 'dangerous direction'
- September 22, 2017

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have ratcheted up after the sixth and most powerful nuclear test conducted by Pyongyang on September 3 prompted the United Nations Security Council to impose further sanctions last week. North Korea sought "positive cooperation" from the FIS "to enable this association to purchase the required ski equipments in compliance with Olympic ideals and its mission to promote worldwide ski sports". (more...)

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