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Prince's sister says purple wasn't his favorite color Prince's sister says purple wasn't his favorite color
- September 01, 2017

In the life of Prince , the color purple has always had its importance. But I think when Pantone chose to name a shade of purple after Prince , they made the right call. Prince's six siblings which includes Tyka Nelson , Sharon Nelson, Norrine Nelson, John R. Nelson, Omarr Baker and Alfred Jackson were confirmed by a judge earlier this year to be his rightful heirs. (more...)
More Rain From Harvey More Rain From Harvey
- September 01, 2017

A slight risk means scattered severe storms will be possible. The newest computer models now have Tropical Storm Harvey sliding a bit further east than earlier predicted, but the updated forecast still calls for several inches of rain, especially for some Kentucky/Tennessee border counties. (more...)
Stilettogate: Melania brings Net to heel in fashion frenzy Stilettogate: Melania brings Net to heel in fashion frenzy
- September 01, 2017

Melania wore a pair of heels, as she typically does any time she appears in public. "Here's the thing, I don't know why anyone should care what anyone wears when they're on their way to help people". Actor Zach Braff wryly noted that "Melania headed to a disaster zone in stilettos is my Halloween costume" while others joked that Trump's "storm stilettos" were better suited for a runway than an area plagued by flooding. (more...)
State Police Release Names in New Milford Police Officer-Involved Shooting
- September 01, 2017

The deadly officer-involved shooting is now under investigation by Connecticut State Police Western District Major Crime detectives and the State's Attorney's Office. Soon after, Sfaelos emerged from the woods with the gun, disobeyed orders from police to drop it and was shot, Grant said. "As a result at least one New Milford police officer discharged at least round from a New Milford Police Department weapon striking the male", said police. (more...)
Baptist Hospitals moving patients due to failed water pump Baptist Hospitals moving patients due to failed water pump
- September 01, 2017

A chopper located at The Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas. City manager Kyle Hayes said that it's unclear when they will be able to provide residents with potable water, and that continually rising flood waters on the Neches River are covering the pumps that serve as a primary source for drinking water. (more...)
Are Traders Stacks up now on Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) Are Traders Stacks up now on Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)
- September 01, 2017

It has underperformed by 18.49% the S&P500. GasLog had 24 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Thursday, May 25. It worsened, as 81 investors sold CSCO shares while 635 reduced holdings. Blackrock Fund Advisors holds 0% or 403,073 shares. Paloma Mngmt reported 149,744 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (more...)
Court sides with Governor Rick Scott on reassigning death penalty cases Court sides with Governor Rick Scott on reassigning death penalty cases
- September 01, 2017

The newly elected state attorney said during a March news conference at the Orange County Courthouse that "while I now have the discretion to pursue death sentences, I have determined that doing so is not in the best interests of this community or the best interests in justice". (more...)
Georgia Officer in Dashcam Footage: 'We Only Kill Black People' Georgia Officer in Dashcam Footage: 'We Only Kill Black People'
- September 01, 2017

Specifically, the guy thought it'd be a good idea to reassure a woman he had pulled over that she would be OK by telling her, "Remember, we only kill black , people, right?" Cobb County Police Chief Mike Register told Channel 2 Action News that the officer's remarks were totally inappropriate. (more...)
Hickenlooper, in bipartisan bromance, releases health care proposal Hickenlooper, in bipartisan bromance, releases health care proposal
- September 01, 2017

And young people should be encourage to get insurance. For starters, Hickenlooper and the governors advise that Congress retain the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act, which requires people to have insurance through their employer or the ACA lest they face a penalty, "until it can devise a credible replacement". (more...)
Bony ends unhappy Manchester City spell with heroes' return at Swansea Bony ends unhappy Manchester City spell with heroes' return at Swansea
- September 01, 2017

The move is part of a domino effect which will see Fernando Llorente join either Chelsea or Tottenham Hotspur , with the Swans content in having a front-three of Jordan Ayew, Tammy Abraham and Wilfried Bony . In 2013, Bony swapped Vitesse Arnhem for the Liberty Stadium and excelled to such an extent that he was snapped up by City for £28million. Bony was probably expecting to line up alongside Sergio Aguero , but spent the majority of his City career on the bench, which resulted ... (more...)
Oklahoma women to open Big 12 play vs Oklahoma women to open Big 12 play vs
- September 01, 2017

The Bears were 33-4 overall and 17-1 in the Big 12 last season. After concluding the non-conference season on the road against Connecticut, Oklahoma will open Big 12 play by hosting Texas on December 28. 13, both of which will be played in the USA. Tech will then head back to Lubbock as the team hosts Texas on January 20 before heading to Morgantown, West Virginia, to face the Mountaineers on January 24. (more...)
So Comey decided not to prosecute Hillary months before he told us So Comey decided not to prosecute Hillary months before he told us
- September 01, 2017

In a letter sent to new FBI Director Christopher Wray , Grassley and Graham are demanding that the FBI turn over all drafts of Comey's statement closing the Clinton investigation , all related emails, and "any records previously provided to OSC in the course of its investigation". (more...)
Before Harvey, Congress planned $876 million cut in FEMA disaster relief funds Before Harvey, Congress planned $876 million cut in FEMA disaster relief funds
- September 01, 2017

As Texas continues to attempt managing the destruction from Hurricane Harvey , Congress is due to consider an appropriations package that, as is, would rescind almost $876 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Disaster Relief Fund. (more...)
Balling! Mayweather splash £230m on shoes, warns McGregor to back-off boxing Balling! Mayweather splash £230m on shoes, warns McGregor to back-off boxing
- September 01, 2017

And, despite his immediate online reaction being to say "I like him even more now", Lewis told BBC Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek that McGregor should know his place. I still have a hell of an IQ and I'm still a thinker. It was disclosed that McGregor made a $30 million purse, while Mayweather made a $100 million purse even before the outcome of the fight. (more...)
Illinois Governor Signs 'Historic' Education Funding Bill Illinois Governor Signs 'Historic' Education Funding Bill
- September 01, 2017

Rauner vetoed in a previous version of the bill, which he lambasted as a "bailout" for Chicago's broken public school system. "Today we're making IL history", Rauner said before signing the bill. "We are signing historic legislation, a new law that changes the way school's are funded", Rauner told students at Mater Dei High School. BHS principal Tim Moore said the new model "will provide for adequacy and equity for all schools while immediately targeting those that need it most". (more...)
Flamboyant Indian guru jailed for 20 years for rape Flamboyant Indian guru jailed for 20 years for rape
- September 01, 2017

During last week's rioting, Singh's followers set fire to government buildings, cars and buses, while journalists and police officers were attacked. Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced 20 years in prison for raping two of his women followers over the period of time. (more...)
IS Conflict: Iraq Declares 'Liberation' of Nineveh Province IS Conflict: Iraq Declares 'Liberation' of Nineveh Province
- September 01, 2017

Tough resistance from the militants in al-Ayadieh forced Iraqi forces to increase the number of air strikes . Al-Hashimi stressed that "the proportion of suicide attacks targeting the military forces in the district of Tal Afar is very low, compared to what was suffered in the battle of Mosul". (more...)
British PM says no plans to quit British PM says no plans to quit
- September 01, 2017

The result forced the Prime Minister to humble herself before backbenchers, telling the Tory 1922 Committee in June: "I will continue to serve as long as you want me". Grant Shapps, a former Conservative Party chairman, was among MPs to air the party's disquiet over May's leadership, even comparing her to Margaret Thatcher. (more...)
Gujarat polls: BJP president Amit Shah holds strategy meet Gujarat polls: BJP president Amit Shah holds strategy meet
- September 01, 2017

The appointment of Union Minister of State Mahendra Nath Pandey as the next BJP chief of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday has lent greater impetus to speculation of an imminent cabinet reshuffle. The Opposition has been criticising the Government for not having a "full-time" Defence Minister amid border tensions with Pakistan and China. "Detailed discussions were held over the Gujarat polls". (more...)
Led coalition condemns Hezbollah, Syrian forces for ISIS transit Led coalition condemns Hezbollah, Syrian forces for ISIS transit
- September 01, 2017

Lebanon maintains that the strip of land is a part of Lebanon, despite it having been under Syrian control from the 1950s until it was captured and later annexed as part of the Golan Heights by Israel in 1981. The defeat of terrorism can not be at the expense of the lives of innocent people, the official said in a statement , regarding the military operations to annihilate the jihadists, actions that include artillery attacks by the United States and Russian Federation. (more...)