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Boris Johnson is Tories' top choice to succeed Theresa May, poll reveals Boris Johnson is Tories' top choice to succeed Theresa May, poll reveals
- October 01, 2017

Theresa May has told Tory supporters that this week's party conference is a chance for the Conservatives to look to the future after a "disappointing" general election. He said there can be "no monkeying around" about withdrawal from the EU. The group - which includes ex-minister Owen Paterson - said the PM should not be afraid of a "no deal" scenario. (more...)
Hurricane Lee remnants to usher in heavy rain and gales Hurricane Lee remnants to usher in heavy rain and gales
- October 01, 2017

Maria is not expected to be a named storm much longer. Lee is a category two status storm with maximum sustained winds of 110mph, and Maria is a category one with winds up to 75mph. British Isles late Sunday into Monday. He said: "It is still uncertain whether the union of Lee and Maria will take place and what happens after that". (more...)
US in contact with North Korea, probing willingness to talk: Rex Tillerson
- October 01, 2017

We have a couple of three channels open to Pyongyang . "We're not in a dark situation, a blackout", Tillerson said at a briefing with some reporters in China . North Koreans will not surrender their nuclear weapons under any circumstances because they consider them essential to their survival, says a former US Senate policy adviser and diplomat . (more...)
Trump getting daily updates on Puerto Rico Trump getting daily updates on Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Duke told reporters that she is "happy" about how hard everyone is working together - the people, the government of Puerto Rico and federal officials - but said "there's much much more work to do and we will never be satisfied". "The military and first responders, despite no electric, roads, phones etc., have done an awesome job", he wrote. Speaking to the press, and taking no questions, she said neither she nor Trump will rest until displaced Puerto Ricans are back home, schools, ... (more...)
Westchester Capital Management Trimmed By $21.10 Million Its Csx (CSX) Holding; City Office REIT (CIO) Sentiment Is 1.47
- October 01, 2017

The stock rose 1.07% or $0.58 reaching $54.26. Shares of CSX Corporation ( NASDAQ CSX ) traded up 1.06% on Tuesday, hitting $54.26. McDermott International Inc (NYSE:MDR) has risen 47.07% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Tuesday. Therefore 68% are positive. (more...)
Raj Thackeray slams bullet train project, blame migrants for stampede
- October 01, 2017

After the deadly stampede on Friday, there have been sharp reactions from across the public and political spectrum on priority being accorded to the expensive Bullet Train project instead of providing basic amenities to Mumbai's daily eight million plus railway commuters. (more...)
North Korea is preparing for new missile tests
- October 01, 2017

When he says if North Korea comes at us we're going to go back full force, well yeah, we're going to go back full force. She said the USA was succeeding in cutting off funds for Pyongyang's regime with tools like U.S. Atmospheric tests of nuclear-armed missiles , as NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reported, are risky for a host for reasons, including the potential for sending nuclear fallout in unpredictable patterns and, if a test were to be administered by North Korea , in the direction of the U.S. (more...)
Very Important That NFL Players Stand for National Anthem on Sunday Very Important That NFL Players Stand for National Anthem on Sunday
- October 01, 2017

It is the National Anthem, not the president's anthem. More than 200 players - joined by coaches and some team owners - responded with kneeling, standing arm-in-arm, remaining in locker rooms and issuing statements defending athletes and their First Amendment right to free expression. (more...)
Merkel's conservatives warned not to close off coalition options Merkel's conservatives warned not to close off coalition options
- October 01, 2017

Ms von Storch's grandfather, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, with Adolf Hitler. The calls for a rightward shift add to the challenge Merkel faces as she tries to assemble an already tricky three-party coalition including the left-wing Greens, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and her own increasingly fractious party. (more...)
Lonzo Ball Stuffs Stat Sheet in Preseason Debut with Lakers vs. Timberwolves Lonzo Ball Stuffs Stat Sheet in Preseason Debut with Lakers vs. Timberwolves
- October 01, 2017

After winning Las Vegas summer league MVP honors with his contagious passing and triple-doubles, Ball came out in this first game trying to dazzle right away. It's my first time playing against somebody else with this group. "With him, probably the thing, he's going to play the game the way, in my opinion, it's supposed to be played", Walton said before the game. (more...)
Trump races to catch up as Puerto Rico crisis escalates Trump races to catch up as Puerto Rico crisis escalates
- October 01, 2017

After going days without mentioning the hurricane-devastated island after the storm, administration officials have held numerous press conferences describing their relief efforts and Trump has mentioned Puerto Rico at almost every public event. (more...)
Analyst Recommendations And Earnings Forecast: The Progressive Corporation (PGR), Deere & Company (DE)
- October 01, 2017

Geode Cap Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0.1% in Progressive Corp (NYSE: PGR ) or 5.63M shares. A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of PGR . How Active Are The Progressive Corporation (NYSE: PGR ) Shares? If you are reading this story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright & trademark legislation. (more...)
Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor who begged for more help
- October 01, 2017

Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey called Trump's comments " disgraceful and shameful ". Now, Donald Trump again criticized the media for covering Puerto Rico's destruction-complete with a message for Puerto Ricans. Trump - who often turns to Twitter to strike out when his government is under pressure - accused Cruz of being "told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump" and blamed the media for not showing the "amazing job" of responders. (more...)
Donations for Puerto Rico pour in from Orlando's Hispanic community Donations for Puerto Rico pour in from Orlando's Hispanic community
- October 01, 2017

President Trump has claimed the USA government's relief efforts have made "tremendous strides". The president asserted that Cruz was being influence by Democrats who were telling her to "be nasty to Trump". "It's been total devastation", Trump said. "You are seeing devastation in Puerto Rico ". She says Trump is responding to a request from the governor, and it "will go into effect immediately". (more...)
Popovic quits! Turkish club poach Wanderers coach Popovic quits! Turkish club poach Wanderers coach
- October 01, 2017

Just one week before the A-League season starts, the Wanderers will begin searching for a new coach for the first time in five years after Popovic quit the club on Saturday. Wanderers also won the 2012/13 A-League premiership and made three Grand Finals. Following a poor season in 2014-15 in which Western Sydney finished ninth, they bounced back with another Grand Final appearance in 2015-16, but again fell short in a 3-1 loss to Adelaide United. (more...)
Jury finds man guilty of aiding attack on United States base in Afghanistan Jury finds man guilty of aiding attack on United States base in Afghanistan
- October 01, 2017

After a two-week trial and three days of jury deliberations, Muhanad Mahmoud Al Farekh, 31, was found guilty of all nine counts of an indictment that charged him for a 2009 bombing on a US military base. But the larger bombs failed to detonate because the second auto crashed as a result of the explosion from the first vehicle, leaving Americans totally unscathed. (more...)
Trump Tax Plan: Will Ryan And McConnell Pass It? Trump Tax Plan: Will Ryan And McConnell Pass It?
- October 01, 2017

This will help level the playing field for companies to stay and grow in American communities, creating good paying American jobs, and keeping tax revenues here in America. "What we've seen is just an outline, but it's important to appreciate that while there's a lot of vagueness - especially about how middle class and working class will benefit -they're very specific about particular tax cuts they'd be doing for the wealthy and the ultra-wealthy", said Jacob Leibenluft, a senior advisor at ... (more...)
Costs soar for renovating London's Big Ben Costs soar for renovating London's Big Ben
- October 01, 2017

The works have been controversial because Britain's most famous timekeeper, London's Big Ben bell, will fall silent on all but a few special occasions during the repairs. It also said that despite "extensive surveys" the ground conditions proved to be more complex than first anticipated and will require extra work. The Elizabeth Tower, commonly known as Big Ben, is covered in scaffolding as conservation works are carried out on September 26, 2017, in London. (more...)
Americans largely oppose protests during anthem: polls Americans largely oppose protests during anthem: polls
- October 01, 2017

Trump, was not so much a new development as a painful illustration of an existing truth: the American socioeconomic map is an invitation for bad actors with political ambitions. The drop of 13 points in a single week coincides with the mass protests seen across the league during Week 3 of the NFL season. The CNN poll also asked respondents whether they planned to boycott National Football League games, broadcasts or products because of the protests. (more...)
Twice-suspended homophobic state judge endorsed by Trump for Senate Twice-suspended homophobic state judge endorsed by Trump for Senate
- October 01, 2017

The tone from the Democratic side was obviously much different, striking back at Moore's victory and painting him as a "fringe" candidate for his views on gay rights, ethics and bigotry . "It's a race, and it's like any race", he said. "We're going to be reaching out to all people now". Trump's race-related comments after Charlottesville drew sharp criticism from many conservative leaders, who sought to separate their policy movement from the social issues that Trump has used to rally his ... (more...)
War With North Korea Is War With North Korea Is "A Real Possibility", Report Warns
- October 01, 2017

Malaysia said on Thursday all its citizens are banned from travelling to North Korea until further notice due to escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula. "We can talk to them", he said, "We do talk to them". Pyongyang conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3 and has launched dozens of missiles this year as it accelerates a program aimed at eventually targeting the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile. (more...)
United Kingdom faces wet and windy weather as Hurricane Maria's remnants approach United Kingdom faces wet and windy weather as Hurricane Maria's remnants approach
- October 01, 2017

Storm surge could cause water to rise two to four feet above normal levels on both sides of the Outer Banks, which could cause rapid, life-threatening flooding in normally dry areas. That's after the storm destroyed the island of Dominica, killing at least 15 people there. At least 10 people were killed in Puerto Rico, where much of the United States territory is without power and many are without water. (more...)
Three-Star General Tapped to Lead Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico Three-Star General Tapped to Lead Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Eight days after impact, the vast majority of the island remains without power and almost half its inhabitants were without access to drinking water, FEMA officials said Thursday. The Trump administration has defended its disaster response. Additional air and medical assets were also being moved to the island, he said. Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan spoke by phone with Puerto Rican Gov. (more...)
Officers Set On Fire During Burglary Call Officers Set On Fire During Burglary Call
- October 01, 2017

Sharon Horn died just before seven this morning from her injuries. Police responded to a report of a disturbance at 65-year-old Sharon Horn's home at about 1:30 a.m. Horn, one officer and the man were taken to Springfield Missouri Hospital. A third police officer was injured while trying to extinguish the flames. (more...)
PTI has divided opposition: Khurshid Shah PTI has divided opposition: Khurshid Shah
- October 01, 2017

All these developments, which are even painful for PTI supporters, are taking place without consulting and taking opposition parties other than MQM-P into confidence and without coming forward with some cogent reasons for this sudden brain wave to have new opposition leader blaming incumbent Syed Khurshid Shah being only a friendly opposition. (more...)
Baylor drops to 0-5 after loss at Kansas State Baylor drops to 0-5 after loss at Kansas State
- October 01, 2017

Kansas State had two weeks to think about the Vanderbilt loss in Nashville. Trailing 17-3 midway through the second quarter, Baylor true freshman quarterback Charlie Brewer made his collegiate debut, taking one snap and rushing for a one-yard loss before sophomore Zach Smith returned to the game. (more...)
Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor Who Criticized Hurricane Response Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor Who Criticized Hurricane Response
- October 01, 2017

Her comment came about half an hour after Trump, in a series of tweets , slammed her and other Puerto Rican officials' leadership ability and said she starting acting "nasty" toward him after Democrats told her to. "Let me clarify", she said on Friday upon arrival in San Juan. They need thousands more. Eight lawmakers, many of them Latino, sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security , linking Puerto Rico's current crisis to larger problems with federal oversight. (more...)
Denver Broncos LB Brandon Marshall says Colin Kaepernick is 'ready to go' Denver Broncos LB Brandon Marshall says Colin Kaepernick is 'ready to go'
- October 01, 2017

The statement that set people off was, "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that SOB off the field right now?'" Trump took time from a Twitter rant against criticism of the federal response to hurricane damage in Puerto Rico to tweet: "Very important that NFL players STAND tomorrow, and always, for the playing of our National Anthem". (more...)
Saturday's Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State Game Is a Sellout Saturday's Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State Game Is a Sellout
- October 01, 2017

Although it didn't record a sack, the defensive line hurried Tech quarterback Nic Shimonek three times and forced him to make poor throws other times . Opponents now have a playbook for how to attack Oklahoma State. Nisby had a touchdown with 9:56 left in the fourth quarter. So it's time to panic for Oklahoma State. (more...)
Game time, how to watch and what to watch for Game time, how to watch and what to watch for
- October 01, 2017

They also lead the rushing defense at 59.0 yards. The Terrapins - playing in the state of Minnesota for the first time - won for only the second time in their last nine conference road games. The Gophers' defense played without starting safeties Duke McGhee, out for disciplinary reasons, and Antoine Winfield Jr., who exited when he reinjured his left hamstring in the first quarter. (more...)