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Irma: Puerto Rico declares a state of emergency Irma: Puerto Rico declares a state of emergency
- September 06, 2017

The latest advisory (as of 11:00am ET) has Irma with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour. According to meteorologists, Irma is a prime example of a "Cape Verde hurricane," which means that it formed in the eastern Atlantic near the Cape Verde island before moving its way towards land. (more...)
Slovakia, Hungary Not to Dismiss Migrant Quota System Amid ECJ Decision Slovakia, Hungary Not to Dismiss Migrant Quota System Amid ECJ Decision
- September 06, 2017

Hungary and Slovakia argued at the Court of Justice that there were procedural mistakes, and that quotas were not a suitable response to the migrant crisis. Brussels launched the relocation scheme in September 2015, the year more than one million migrants arrived in Europe by sea. The fences have mostly stopped migrants from passing through Hungary on their way to Western Europe but Hungary has also greatly reduced the chances for asylum-seekers to submit applications for protection in the ... (more...)
Obama says Trump immigration move 'cruel', not 'required legally' Obama says Trump immigration move 'cruel', not 'required legally'
- September 06, 2017

They cheered as Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson stepped to the stage. He's got a reputation for taking on the Trump Administration in court. That gives Congress time to act. "It makes me very upset and what makes me more upset is having to explain that to my children who are born here", Sioux Falls community member, Olimpa Justice said. (more...)
Victoria rescue urgently seeking homes for animals displaced by wildfires Victoria rescue urgently seeking homes for animals displaced by wildfires
- September 06, 2017

Spartanburg Humane Society CEO Angel Cox said last week alone, the shelter took in more than 100 animals from Spartanburg County. The dogs are from the San Antonio Humane Society and were available for adoption before the flooding took place. (more...)
Troopers Assist 941 Motorists Labor Day Weekend Troopers Assist 941 Motorists Labor Day Weekend
- September 06, 2017

The crash occurred at 10:28 p.m. Thus, all available troopers will be patrolling Missouri's roadways enforcing Missouri's speed limit, seat belt and impaired driving laws, in addition to being available to assist motorists. The weather forecast for Labor Day shows warm temperatures and sunny skies will allow people to enjoy the holiday outside. 112 people suffered injuries in collisions this Labor Day weekend. (more...)
Trump scraps Dreamers plan Trump scraps Dreamers plan
- September 06, 2017

But Trump has repeatedly expressed sympathy for the young people protected by the program, describing the decision as one of the most hard he's had to grapple with as president. For them this is home. India ranks 11th among countries of origin for DACA students, according to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services statistics available till March 31, 2017. (more...)
As White House Ends DACA, Cornell Plans To Help Undocumented Students As White House Ends DACA, Cornell Plans To Help Undocumented Students
- September 06, 2017

Tuesday evening, Trump tweeted , "Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do)". "It's hard to believe that (President Trump) is willing to take out something that has helped so many students, so many kids in this country that came in this country because their parents brought them here and they had no choice", Lara said . (more...)
Trump, Congress playing immigration chicken with Dreamers Trump, Congress playing immigration chicken with Dreamers
- September 06, 2017

Protesters held posters Tuesday saying, "Accept my resistance and expect my resistance" and "No borders, no nations, no racists, no deportations". Trump suggested in an earlier tweet that it would be up to Congress to ultimately decide the fate of those covered by President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , or DACA program, which has provided almost 800,000 young immigrants a reprieve from deportation and the ability to work legally in the U.S. (more...)
Donald Trump to call Malcolm Turnbull from White House Donald Trump to call Malcolm Turnbull from White House
- September 06, 2017

The two leaders spoke for about half and hour, scheduled for 7.45am AEST on Wednesday morning, which was hoped to be more productive than their famous phone feud in January. The call comes amid reports North Korea has been observed, at night, moving what appears to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM ) towards its west coast, where it has launch facilities. (more...)
Nationwide Protests Hit the Streets After Trump Decision to End Dreamer Protections Nationwide Protests Hit the Streets After Trump Decision to End Dreamer Protections
- September 06, 2017

In spite of this, he said he intends on showing "great heart" in dealing with what he described as "incredible kids". DACA is a very, very hard subject for me. Where you have great people that are here that have done a good job, they should be far less anxious. Politico said Attorney General Jeff Sessions persuaded Trump to kick the program to Congress , arguing that the legislature - not the executive - was responsible for writing immigration law. (more...)
'More questions than answers': Md. campuses react to decision ending DACA program 'More questions than answers': Md. campuses react to decision ending DACA program
- September 06, 2017

However they say they pledge to assist and support students and will continue to protect confidential student and employee information "to the fullest extent allowed by law". "I'm not on DACA and I have the privilege to go to school, and they're getting those privileges taken away". The only thing they should have to worry about right now is their homework and studying for tests. (more...)
Success for India as BRICS names Pak terror groups Success for India as BRICS names Pak terror groups
- September 06, 2017

And that's why Pakistan had to reject it - even if it wasn't explicitly named, and even though China had said Islamabad's counter-terrorism record wouldn't be discussed at the summit. The joint condemnation of Pakistan-based terror outfits by BRICS is being seen as a major diplomatic victory for India which had been struggling to bring the issue to the table after China skirted the matter in last year's summit in Goa. (more...)
It's nightmare for Lucknow Metro, another train halts at Alambagh station It's nightmare for Lucknow Metro, another train halts at Alambagh station
- September 06, 2017

Since it was the very day of operation, the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation took a long time to reach the spot. A second train was rushed to ferry the passengers who had to be evacuated through an emergency exit. However, Samajwadi Party workers claimed on Wednesday that they were stopped from boarding the metro. Police lathicharged on the party workers in Lucknow's Transport Nagar. (more...)
Chastened Lawmakers Aim For Small, Bipartisan Health Care Victories Chastened Lawmakers Aim For Small, Bipartisan Health Care Victories
- September 06, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan said a health-care plan floated by Senators Lindsey Graham of SC and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana "has got merit and has legs under it". But members of the conservative Freedom Caucus want Ryan to allow a vote on repealing Obamacare , without any accompanying replacement plan. Trump remains the biggest potential obstacle. (more...)
Air quality deteriorates due to regional wildfires Air quality deteriorates due to regional wildfires
- September 06, 2017

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality rated the air quality in Corvallis on Tuesday afternoon as unhealthy for sensitive groups. A thick mass of smoke hanging over most of Colorado this week prompted officials from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to issue an air quality advisory for large swaths of the state, including Grand County. (more...)
Malayalam actor Dileep back in jail after performing father's rites Malayalam actor Dileep back in jail after performing father's rites
- September 06, 2017

Before he came home, his wife Kavya Madhavan and duaghter had gone to Aluva Jail to pay him a visit. The actor had filed an application before the judicial magistrate court at Angamaly seeking permission to attend his father's death anniversary rituals. (more...)
Thousands March in Downtown Los Angeles After Trump Ends DACA Program Thousands March in Downtown Los Angeles After Trump Ends DACA Program
- September 06, 2017

The marchers then proceeded to the Department of Justice, where the announcement was made, and to the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue, where they staged a sit-in. Tuesday night, President Trump tweeted Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do). She thinks the president's decision will mobilize DACA supporters to act. (more...)
Texas Yale Capital Corp. Sells 130 Shares of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG)
- September 06, 2017

Athenahealth Inc now has $5.61B valuation. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 1st were given a dividend of $0.425 per share. (NYSE: LNG ) has been trading recently. Shutterfly Inc (NASDAQ:SFLY) was reduced too. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.21, from 1.44 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 40 investors sold LNG shares while 98 reduced holdings. (more...)
Scotland plans to make petrol and diesel cars obsolete by 2032 Scotland plans to make petrol and diesel cars obsolete by 2032
- September 06, 2017

A total of 16 bills were announced in what the SNP leader has claimed is her party's "most ambitious plan ever". Ms Sturgeon said her government is not prepared to tolerate the increase in homelessness and rough sleeping. "It must show it understands the difference between a genuine complaint and the politics of endless grievance". "As always the devil will be in the detail but my organisation continues to be happy to be part of a solution to end every aspect of homelessness and we ... (more...)
Ann Coulter triggered into Twitter meltdown over DACA, rips Sarah H. Sanders Ann Coulter triggered into Twitter meltdown over DACA, rips Sarah H. Sanders
- September 06, 2017

Coulter supported Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, partially because of his hardline stance on immigration. Coulter isn't a fan of DACA , and she took offense to the president's planned actions on immigration reform on Twitter . (more...)