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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to the rescue for France in Davis Cup Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to the rescue for France in Davis Cup
- September 16, 2017

The Frenchman never found the right tempo, made wrong tactical choices, and hit a total of 70 unforced errors. We won't be playing an exhibition match this weekend."Serbia won their sole Davis Cup title in 2010, beating France in Belgrade 3-2". (more...)
President Trump Uses London Incident To Defend Travel Ban President Trump Uses London Incident To Defend Travel Ban
- September 16, 2017

In his fourth and - so far - final post, Trump said his "proactive and nasty" approach had allowed the United States to make "more progress in the last nine months against ISIS than the Obama Administration has made in eight years". "No, it's a bad thing". Trump told reporters Friday morning that he had been briefed on the explosion, but did not provide further details. "We have to be very, very tough". (more...)
Jose Declared A Hurricane (Again) On Friday
- September 16, 2017

Another potential hurricane threat is approaching North America's Western coast, as Tropical Storm Norma is predicted to become a hurricane over the weekend before making landfall north of Cabo San Lucas on Baja California Sur in Mexico late Monday or early Tuesday. (more...)
U.S. was beacon of hope to many, DACA repeal threatens that U.S. was beacon of hope to many, DACA repeal threatens that
- September 16, 2017

Following Trump's announcement that DACA would be passed to Congress with a six-month period to determine the future of the bill, counseling services were offered at El Centro for students who relied upon DACA to live and work at CSU. Amidst a time of great fear and insecurity for millions of people, the mood at this protest was buoyant, urgent, and breathtakingly positive. "It's been a real struggle for them", she said. (more...)
Heroic Florida Residents Help Rescue Manatees Stranded by Irma Heroic Florida Residents Help Rescue Manatees Stranded by Irma
- September 16, 2017

He and his buddies, along with two sheriff's deputies, "ended up saving two manatees", Clavijo wrote on Facebook . Clavijo pronounced it: "a pretty cool experience". Some Good Samaritans found the manatees and attempted to move them on their own. The hurricane's winds were so powerful that they pushed water away from beaches, first in the Bahamas and then later in the Gulf Coast, while low pressure at Irma's center hoovered up even more water from coastal areas, leaving broad expanses of ... (more...)
Sand blankets billionaire Richard Branson's private Caribbean island home after Hurricane Irma Sand blankets billionaire Richard Branson's private Caribbean island home after Hurricane Irma
- September 16, 2017

The RFA Mounts Bay , a Royal Navy ship which was in the region when the mega-storm hit, has been deployed. Mr Johnson then rubbished claims that the United Kingdom response was too slow. Hardee County Sheriff's deputy Julie Ann Bridges was picking up supplies for a hurricane shelter when her patrol auto collided with Patrol Sergeant Joseph Ossman's vehicle as he was reporting for his shift. (more...)
Election campaign for NA-120 by-poll ends Election campaign for NA-120 by-poll ends
- September 16, 2017

The reasons will be revealed later in a detailed order, the Dawn online reported. The former cricket hero also criticized the process of appointing National Accountability Bureau (NAB) who is appointed after consultations between the Opposition Leader in National Assembly and the government. (more...)
Selbyville library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Selbyville library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
- September 16, 2017

The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. -Perspectives from Latino Students and Educators" and the National Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote speaker. "This month and every month, let us celebrate our Nation's diversity, and not take for granted the blessings that our diverse culture has provided us as Americans", Christie said. (more...)
Weed-loving congressman thinks he can get Trump to pardon Julian Assange Weed-loving congressman thinks he can get Trump to pardon Julian Assange
- September 16, 2017

Rohrabacher contacted White House Chief of Staff John Kelly this week to try to broker the deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. On Thursday, he told the Los Angeles Times he had "spoken to senior people at the White House about arranging a meeting" with the President. (more...)
A weakened Jose passing north of Leeward Islands A weakened Jose passing north of Leeward Islands
- September 16, 2017

Hurricane Jose was pulling away from the northern Leeward Islands and was expected to weaken in intensity on Sunday and Monday, the National Hurricane Center said . Martin and St. Barthelemy. The hurricane center expected Jose to move more to the north and weaken. Hurricane Katia made landfall late Friday on Mexico's Gulf Coast as a Category 1 storm and was weakening over eastern Mexico on Saturday morning. (more...)
Africa's richest man joins race for South African cement firm Africa's richest man joins race for South African cement firm
- September 16, 2017

The all-share offer from AfriSam and Fairfax on September 4 valued PPC shares at R5.75, but expectations of a higher bid, either from Fairfax or others such as Nigeria's Dangote Cement , have kept the share price above that level. Established in 1892 as De Eerste Cement Fabrieken Beperkt, PPC is a leading supplier of cement and related products in southern Africa . "The independent board of PPC is considering the indicative proposal and will make a further announcement in due course", ... (more...)
Incomes Continue To Rise, But Texans Of Color Still Seeing A Gap Incomes Continue To Rise, But Texans Of Color Still Seeing A Gap
- September 16, 2017

The median household income in Texas previous year hit $56,565 - up nearly 2 percent from 2015. Another way to determine how many New Jerseyans are having difficulty making ends meet is by looking at those whose incomes are 200 percent of the federal limit, or a little more than $40,000 for a family of three previous year. (more...)
California Sanctuary State bill approved by State Assembly California Sanctuary State bill approved by State Assembly
- September 16, 2017

SB 54, which limits the role of state and local law enforcement agencies in detaining and questioning immigrants in the US illegally, would have been considerably more forgiving of undocumented law-breakers had Gov. The bill would prohibit law enforcement from asking about a person's immigration status or help with immigration enforcement efforts. "It's going to protect the criminal at the expense of the law abiding citizen". (more...)
India to build bullet train with Japanese billions India to build bullet train with Japanese billions
- September 16, 2017

He further went on to thank Japan for being a "strong friend" and for helping India to realise its dream of a high-speed bullet train . Originally, completion of the project was pegged for December 2023, but during the launch, Modi said this would be a gift to India on her 75th Independence Day anniversary. (more...)
Jose weakens to a tropical storm: NHC Jose weakens to a tropical storm: NHC
- September 16, 2017

Since 1851, National Hurricane Center records show Florida has endured 30 October hurricane hits, almost triple the next highest state - Louisiana, which has had eight. Atlantic Coast, however. Once again, they are worth watching, but nothing that would indicate they'll impact the United States in the next seven days. (more...)
British FM Johnson flying to Caribbean after criticism of Irma aid British FM Johnson flying to Caribbean after criticism of Irma aid
- September 16, 2017

The UK was working with the US, France and the Netherlands, making an "international effort", he told the BBC on Tuesday. Under global rules, Anguilla, Turks and Caicos and the British Virgin Islands are considered too wealthy to qualify for assistance. (more...)
Amber Alert cancelled after abducted Quebec boy found safe in Ontario Amber Alert cancelled after abducted Quebec boy found safe in Ontario
- September 16, 2017

Martine Asselin, spokesperson for the Quebec provincial police, told reporters Friday. Ugo Fredette, meanwhile, worked on a documentary about the abduction of Cedrika Provencher, a nine-year-old girl from Trois Rivieres, Que., who disappeared from her home 10 years ago. (more...)
Will end the rule of betrayal within a week — TTV Dhinakaran Will end the rule of betrayal within a week — TTV Dhinakaran
- September 16, 2017

Stalin, in his petition, had sought a direction to the Governor to order a floor test for the Palanisami government, claiming that it has lost its majority in view of the 19 MLAs expressing their lack of confidence in the Chief Minister. "Such facts would demonstrate how a deliberate attempt to delay a floor test to help the minority government, to allow it to remain in power, is being made". (more...)
Home Ministry cancels foreign funding license for JNU, DU and IIT Delhi Home Ministry cancels foreign funding license for JNU, DU and IIT Delhi
- September 16, 2017

The Doon School Old Boys Association, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College (Delhi), Dr. Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust, Dr Ram Monohar Lohia International Trust and the Co-ordinating Voluntary Adoption Resource Agency are also on the list of organisations who can no longer be funded by anyone outside India, Hindustan Times reported . (more...)
Tunisia Just Took A Big Step Forward On Muslim Women's Rights Tunisia Just Took A Big Step Forward On Muslim Women's Rights
- September 16, 2017

The plan has drawn the ire of Muslim clerics, who consider marriage rules unquestionable in Islamic Shariah law, on which the Tunisian legal system is based. The new law includes the removal of a lacuna in the penal code that allows rapists to go scot-free if they marry their victims. The office of the Mufti of the republic has backed the president's women's rights initiative, but the highest authority of Sunni Islam, Al Azhar, has spoken against it, in particular regarding inheritance ... (more...)

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