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Hurricane Irma's threat to NC, East Coast still uncertain but storm strengthening Hurricane Irma's threat to NC, East Coast still uncertain but storm strengthening
- September 05, 2017

Monday. A state of emergency has been issued for all counties in Florida, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands . Senior forecaster Richard Pasch, at the National Hurricane Center , says it's too soon to say if Hurricane Irma will strike the us mainland. (more...)
Trump returns to Texas to see Hurricane Harvey recovery in Houston Trump returns to Texas to see Hurricane Harvey recovery in Houston
- September 05, 2017

In Crosby, Texas, two blasts rocked a flooded chemical plant , and more could come. By Sunday night, officials said all fires at the plant were out. Some residents of Port Arthur, a city of around 53,000, who had been forced to flee returned by Saturday. (more...)
We Will Keep Doing Our Best, Buhari Promises We Will Keep Doing Our Best, Buhari Promises
- September 05, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Daura, Katsina State, assured Nigerians of his continuous commitment to serving the nation, attributing his recent convalescence to a divine act of the almighty God. President to fumigate and disinfect presidency in the general interest of his own government and also the country as a whole", Sani said. He said the First Lady had been consistent in discharging her responsibilities, "We are very grateful to you for constructing a multi million Naira ... (more...)
Qatar condemns Israeli decision to build new settlement Qatar condemns Israeli decision to build new settlement
- September 05, 2017

The budget will reportedly be transferred to the jurisdiction of Israel's interior ministry to carry out the construction. Israel occupied the West Bank - including East Jerusalem - during the 1967 Middle East War. It further denounced the silence of the worldwide community towards such decisions. Global law views the West Bank and East Jerusalem as "occupied territories" and considers all Jewish settlement-building activity on the land to be illegal. (more...)
Vols trail Georgia Tech at halftime Vols trail Georgia Tech at halftime
- September 05, 2017

Even if it had been reviewed and deemed a catch, Benson was halted short of the goal line. KirVonte Benson was the starting B-back Monday night and complemented Marshall by rushing 26 times for 124 yards and a score. Marshall ran it in from 6 yards with 13:08 left, and Tennessee answered with a 50-yard pass from Dormady to Callaway with 11:49 remaining. Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson , who never lacks confidence, was then faced with a decision after quarterback TaQuan Marshall ... (more...)
Noted journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru Noted journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru
- September 05, 2017

She was 55 years old. As reported by The New Indian Express , the defamation cases were filed against Lankesh because of a report against the two leaders in the Gauri Lankesh Patrika on January 23, 2008. Lankesh was critical of the Hindutva brigade and was previous year convicted in a defamation case filed by MP Pralhad Joshi who had objected to a report against BJP leaders. (more...)
Army chopper with 14 Corps commander aboard crashes in Ladakh, all safe Army chopper with 14 Corps commander aboard crashes in Ladakh, all safe
- September 05, 2017

Both pilots onboard the helicopter are safe though some of the officers onboard the chopper have sustained minor injuries. An Army helicopter on Tuesday crashed near in Eastern Ladakh , ANI reported. NDTVreported that there have been 19 incidents involving the indigenous Dhruv helicopter . The Dhruv Helicopter is a utility helicopter developed and manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). (more...)
U.S. warns N Korea U.S. warns N Korea
- September 05, 2017

One Beijing-based Western diplomat, speaking late last week before the nuclear test, said China had cooperated with the United States on sanctions to a certain degree, in order not to give Washington a pretext for a military strike. But blacklisting North Korea's trading partners would nearly certainly prove logistically impossible and economically unfeasible, given that China, which holds veto power in the Security Council, accounts for 80% of North Korea's trade and is also the largest USA ... (more...)
Labor Day Loving! Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Spend Holiday Weekend Together Labor Day Loving! Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Spend Holiday Weekend Together
- September 05, 2017

The pair continue to fuel rumours over their relationship and were this time seen spending time at a beach and going paddle boarding (sorry ladies, not in the buff this time). Paddleboarding seems to be the former couple's water activity of choice. Just recently, her feud with Taylor Swift has reignited once again, as fans pitted their respective music videos - "Swish Swish" and "Look What You Made Me Do" against each other. (more...)
Patriots, Anquan Boldin have mutual interest
- September 05, 2017

This would give Boldin a chance to compete for a championship, and the Patriots to add another proven veteran to the roster. According to Volin, Boldin has interest in coming out of retirement to play for the New England Patriots . Buffalo now holds his rights and would have to release the receiver in order for the Patriots to sign him. As Volin noted, however, the move remains unlikely because it would require the Bills to release or trade him to the benefit of a division rival. (more...)
Punjab Police to file FIR against self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa Punjab Police to file FIR against self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa
- September 05, 2017

The single bench of Justice Daya Chaudhary passed the directions against the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) on the complaint filed by Phagwara resident Surinder Mittal. A few days later, videos of Radhe Maa's devotees carrying her around during satsangs went viral. In 2016, the she had courted controversy when a Mumbai woman Niki Gupta accused Radhe Maa of instigating her husband's family to torture her mentally and physically for dowry. (more...)
Employer breached worker's privacy by reading private messages sent through work account Employer breached worker's privacy by reading private messages sent through work account
- September 05, 2017

He claimed it was breached when his employer checked up on chat logs from his professional Yahoo Messenger account that included personal and private communications. Bărbulescu took action in the Romanian courts. The grand chamber has ruled that Bărbulescu's employer violated his right to respect for one's "private and family life, his home and his correspondence" - aka Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights. (more...)
SF reject DUP call for a SF reject DUP call for a "parallel process" at Stormont
- September 05, 2017

Sinn Féin's Northern Ireland leader Michelle O'Neill after she and a Sinn Fein delegation met Mr Brokenshire on Monday afternoon did not rule out such an appointment. However what we can not and will not do is simply agree to one-sided demands. "We are not the barrier here to devolution in Northern Ireland". "For over 10 years Martin McGuinness maintained the Executive while seeking to have the outstanding commitments of the agreements implemented with respect and equality for all", she ... (more...)
Barnier setzt London in den Brexit-Verhandlungen unter Druck Barnier setzt London in den Brexit-Verhandlungen unter Druck
- September 05, 2017

Durchaus möglich erscheint auch, dass May aus den Brexit-Verhandlungen gestärkt hervorgeht: Dass an deren Ende ein Deal steht, der einer Mehrheit der Briten als attraktiv erscheint, ist trotz allen Geredes von tickenden Uhren mindestens so wahrscheinlich wie das Gegenteil. (more...)
Four wounded after teenager opens fire in Moscow suburban school Four wounded after teenager opens fire in Moscow suburban school
- September 05, 2017

During the attack, using a kitchen ax before shooting her in the face, he shouted he had "waited three years for this". Three students jumped out of the window, one of them suffering a fracture and the others bruises. His motive was not immediately clear. Another student, who witnessed the attack, said: "I heard shots, sounds of firecrackers". There was smoke everywhere. (more...)
Observing Technical Chart Values for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
- September 05, 2017

Mycio Wealth Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of Illinois Tool Works by 3.5% during the first quarter. (NYSE:ITW) has risen 33.32% since August 31, 2016 and is uptrending. Finally, WFG Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Illinois Tool Works by 24.7% in the 2nd quarter. The stock has "Hold" rating by Zacks on Monday, September 7. (more...)
Fast Food Workers Rally in Boston to Push for $15 Minimum Wage Fast Food Workers Rally in Boston to Push for $15 Minimum Wage
- September 05, 2017

A minimum wage increase to $15 an hour would amount to approximately $31,000 annually for a 40 hour per week job. She's worked in the fast-food business for the past five years and says she now makes $11 an hour, which isn't enough to support her family. (more...)
Griezmann: Griezmann: "Luxembourg reminded me of Atlético"
- September 05, 2017

The home side survived a fright five minutes later when a swift counter-attack from the visitors ended with midfielder Gelson Rodrigues entering the box to hit the post with an angled shot. We're going to have to win the last two games to go to the World Cup . "They had rhythm and pace to their play". France continued to push for a winning goal in the closing stages of the second half but they were unable to carve out a clear-cut chance and were forced to settle for a point. (more...)
Governor Inslee declares State of Emergency due to fire danger Governor Inslee declares State of Emergency due to fire danger
- September 05, 2017

Hot, dry weather continues to hamper firefighting efforts across Washington state as smoke causes air-quality concerns. KOMO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2wvXSWB ) that families around the town of Cle Elum, about 83 miles (133 kilometers) southeast of Seattle, were still being evacuated due to the so-called Jolly Mountain fire . (more...)
Senate invites Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio to attend shabu shipment probe Senate invites Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio to attend shabu shipment probe
- September 05, 2017

Gordon was incensed after Trillanes he branded the Blue Ribbon as "committee de abswelto ". Taguba had linked the two members of President Duterte's family to the so-called "Davao Group", which allegedly had been asking brokers for bribes to hasten the release of shipments from the Bureau of Customs. (more...)