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LACETT | Wildcats survive (this time) vs. Southern Miss LACETT | Wildcats survive (this time) vs. Southern Miss
- September 03, 2017

Kentucky would punt on its ensuing two possessions, giving Southern Miss some opportunities. With the result he wanted in hand, Stoops wasn't going to spend much time dwelling on the negative. The heroes of the day for United Kingdom was clearly its defense. Redshirt junior Kwadra Griggs, who took the final snap of the first half, started the second. (more...)
Pradhan, Goyal, Sitharaman and Naqvi take oath as cabinet ministers Pradhan, Goyal, Sitharaman and Naqvi take oath as cabinet ministers
- September 03, 2017

The new faces are Hardeep Singh Puri , RK Singh, Shiv Pratap Shukla, Alphons Kannanthanam , Satyapal Singh, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Anant Kumar Dattatreya Hegde and Virendra Kumar sworn in as the ministers in the Modi Cabinet at Rashtrapati Bhawan. (more...)
Westinghouse Applauds Recommendation to Continue Vogtle AP1000 Nuclear Plant Units Westinghouse Applauds Recommendation to Continue Vogtle AP1000 Nuclear Plant Units
- September 03, 2017

Georgia Power Co. told state regulators Thursday that it should finish building two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, despite delays expected to almost double their ultimate price tag. The Georgia PSC has already approved US$5.68 billion in capital costs for Georgia Power's share of the project. Georgia Power's estimated financing costs during the construction period total ~$3.4B, of which $1.4B had been incurred through June 30. (more...)
Suspect who fatally shot Sacramento sheriff's deputy dies Suspect who fatally shot Sacramento sheriff's deputy dies
- September 03, 2017

The Sacramento County Deputy Sheriff's Association has established a memorial fund for one of its own who was killed in a shooting at a motel on Wednesday. The investigators attempted to stop the suspected vehicle when a chase ensued. Two women suspected of involvement in the auto theft were arrested after a separate vehicle chase before the shootout at the hotel, Turnbull said. (more...)
Second man held over girl lost after wedding Second man held over girl lost after wedding
- September 03, 2017

Investigators sought explanation from the men on "some elements", he said. He declined to elaborate. "But I trust our police", she said. Until Saturday, the girl's disappearance was subject to a preliminary investigation. Police are questioning some 250 people, including everyone at the wedding as well as at two other parties in town Saturday night, when she was last seen, according to Le Parisien newspaper. (more...)
Uddhav Thackeray: I heard about Narendra Modi's Cabinet reshuffle from media Uddhav Thackeray: I heard about Narendra Modi's Cabinet reshuffle from media
- September 03, 2017

Scotching speculations on NDA alliance partners joining the Modi cabinet, especially from Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United), the BJP has only picked its partymen to join the government. When the BJP had rejected the Shiv Sena's demand for the second cabinet berth a year ago, the Shiv Sena had spoken about how it was "a dignified party with self-respect". (more...)
NK claims development of hydrogen bomb for ICBM
- September 03, 2017

North Korea followed up a provocative missile launch over Japan with a threat of more launches into the Pacific, calling it "a meaningful prelude to containing Guam", as USA and allied officials moved to put more pressure on Pyongyang to de-escalate its military provocations. (more...)
Experts defuse one of two WWII bombs found in Germany Experts defuse one of two WWII bombs found in Germany
- September 03, 2017

Officials warned that the entire street could be flattened by an uncontrolled explosion of the bomb. It will be the biggest evacuation of its kind in postwar Germany, said Frankfurt's security chief, Markus Frank. Police will ring every doorbell and use helicopters with heat-sensing cameras to make sure nobody is in the area before they diffuse the bomb, and anyone who refuses to leave would be forcibly removed. (more...)
Texas family returns home to find 9-foot alligator in dining room Texas family returns home to find 9-foot alligator in dining room
- September 03, 2017

It took several officers to hold the 9-foot gator as they took the animal out of the house and placed it in the back of a vehicle to deliver it back to its natural habitat, the ABC news reported. And on Tuesday, an alligator sanctuary warned that up to 350 alligators could soon be on the loose in southeast Texas due to rising floodwaters. " Alligators are wary of people but keep your distance", the service said. (more...)
Thomas Lemar focused on Monaco after failed Arsenal deadline day move Thomas Lemar focused on Monaco after failed Arsenal deadline day move
- September 03, 2017

Now it's up to Lemar to decide if he wants to join Arsenal. The Gunners had successfully agreed what would have been a club-record transfer fee, only for Lemar to shun a last-minute switch to Emirates Stadium. Sanchez had been the subject of two bids from Manchester City , the latest in the form of a £50million, cash-only offer earlier on Thursday. It would also continue building Arsene Wenger's French connection within the club that already includes Olivier Giroud, Alexandre ... (more...)
US missile boost for South Korea US missile boost for South Korea
- September 03, 2017

President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would discuss next week with his advisers whether to withdraw from a trade deal with South Korea. It is, however, to be noted that earlier this week, in response to North Korea's missile launch, Trump said on Twitter that talking to North Korea was "not the answer". (more...)
Iraq's Nineveh Province Fully Liberated from Daesh Terrorists: PM Iraq's Nineveh Province Fully Liberated from Daesh Terrorists: PM
- September 03, 2017

A statement by the Iraqi Joint Operation Command (JOC) said that the 9th Armored Division, federal police and its special forces, known as Rapid Response, freed the neighborhoods of the town of Ayadhiyah, some 11 km north of newly-liberated city of Tal Afar. (more...)
Trump meets with hurricane survivors in Texas Trump meets with hurricane survivors in Texas
- September 03, 2017

But the need for disaster funding could make a shutdown showdown in September less likely since Trump may want to avoid a battle that could make him look like he's prioritizing wall funding over flood victims. The Astros won the first game of the doubleheader 12-8. "Startlingly, [Mr Trump] did not utter one syllable about those who have lost their lives, their homes or businesses in the floods that are still swelling over southeast Texas, overwhelming the heroic first responders and ... (more...)
North Korea Is Closing In On A Sixth Nuclear Test North Korea Is Closing In On A Sixth Nuclear Test
- September 03, 2017

Russia, which shares a tiny border with North Korea and a maritime border with Japan, has said that U.S. military activity in the region is partly to blame for the increase in tensions. President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted about the United States paying North Korea "extortion money", adding in his post that "talking is not the answer" in dealing with the rogue regime. (more...)
Twins come back falls short in loss to Royals 7 Twins come back falls short in loss to Royals 7
- September 03, 2017

Minnesota would add seven more runs before all was said and done in the 9th. Not to be outdone, Eduardo Escobar hit a solo homer in the fifth and a three-run shot in the seventh to bring his total to 14 and give him his second career two-homer game. (more...)
Padres Walk Off Dodgers to Start Doubleheader Padres Walk Off Dodgers to Start Doubleheader
- September 03, 2017

Lackey (11-10) surrendered just three hits, and did not allow a baserunner after giving up back-to-back singles with two outs in the second inning. Manny Machado led off the bottom of the 13th with a single and came around to score in Baltimore's eighth victory in nine games. (more...)
Trump considering move to end trade agreement with South Korea Trump considering move to end trade agreement with South Korea
- September 03, 2017

While Mr. Lighthizer cited ongoing trade barriers in South Korea as a factor behind the growing imbalance, some economists say that a sharp economic downturn in the country in recent years has reduced South Korean imports across the board, and they argue that US exports would have fallen much more than the 3% drop registered over the past five years. (more...)
British Prime Minister Theresa May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears British Prime Minister Theresa May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears
- September 03, 2017

May added: "China has a key role to play in this - I have said this to President XI and I know others have as well". She is to have lengthy discussions with Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, about what can be done to prevent the acts of provocation, over the missile launch. (more...)
Trump returns to Gulf Coast for test as 'comforter in chief' Trump returns to Gulf Coast for test as 'comforter in chief'
- September 03, 2017

More than 17,000 people have sought refuge in Texas shelters, the American Red Cross said earlier this week. At another shelter at the city's Convention Center, which housed thousands at the peak of the crisis, University of Houston cheerleaders shook pom-poms and the school's furry cougar mascots stopped by to lift spirits. (more...)
TX school district takes action after legislature fails to act TX school district takes action after legislature fails to act
- September 03, 2017

Nicole Hudgens of Texas Values says family values groups warned this would happen if the bill failed to pass. "We will get them in school". "And ask why are they implementing policies so quickly and in ways that could lead to privacy violations", she says. (more...)