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Storm Watch: Jose likely to deliver a strong nor'easter Storm Watch: Jose likely to deliver a strong nor'easter
- September 22, 2017

The National Hurricane Center forecast cone that we show on WECT products is the official and best resource for storm intensity and track information. The National Hurricane Center forecasts a slow westward motion to begin on Thursday , Sept. 21. This rainfall could cause isolated flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas. (more...)
Tata Steel, ThyssenKrupp sign deal to form Europe's second-largest steelmaker Tata Steel, ThyssenKrupp sign deal to form Europe's second-largest steelmaker
- September 22, 2017

Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger, chairman, executive board, thyssenkrupp , said that both businesses were creating a sustainable future for their respective European steel activities, creating ' a strong number two' on the global stage, capable of coping with the structural challenges of the European steel industry. (more...)
Makhosi Khoza quits ANC Makhosi Khoza quits ANC
- September 21, 2017

The ANC's KwaZulu-Natal provincial leadership recently brought disciplinary charges against Khoza after she openly stated that she would back a motion of no confidence aimed at ousting the president. The former ANC MP made it clear that speculation over her potentially joining the DA was unequivocally false, as were rumours she would start her own political party. (more...)
Valentino Rossi declared fit for MotoGP return 3 weeks after leg break Valentino Rossi declared fit for MotoGP return 3 weeks after leg break
- September 22, 2017

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi successfully wrapped up riding session around the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. Rossi, who is still walking with the use of crutches, will take part in Friday's practice to test his fitness to race on Sunday. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose continues threat of flooding, moves further into Atlantic Tropical Storm Jose continues threat of flooding, moves further into Atlantic
- September 21, 2017

NY officials say National Guard members, emergency equipment and supplies are ready on Long Island in case tropical storm conditions occur there. Infrared data provides temperature information to scientists. The minimum central pressure based on data from the Air Force Hurricane Hunters is 976 millibars. A forecast cone for Hurricane Maria as of 11 a.m. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly: Trump's UN speech finally puts 'rocket man' on notice Bill O'Reilly: Trump's UN speech finally puts 'rocket man' on notice
- September 21, 2017

We can not guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. During his speech to the United Nations on September 19, President Donald Trump strongly denounced North Korea for its threats against other nations, and for causing the starvation deaths of millions of its own citizens. (more...)
Little Big Town, Midland and Kacey Musgraves Cover ELO on 'Tonight Show' Little Big Town, Midland and Kacey Musgraves Cover ELO on 'Tonight Show'
- September 21, 2017

Finally, Little Big Town strutted onstage and all three acts joined in to belt out the ELO's classic. Beginning on February 8, 2018, at Oklahoma City, Okla.'s Chesapeake Energy Arena, Little Big Town, Musgraves and Midland's Breakers Tour will stop in Austin, Texas; Minneapolis, Minn.; New York City and more. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz plant to produce electric vehicles, - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL Mercedes-Benz plant to produce electric vehicles, - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL
- September 22, 2017

Prior to the additional EQ model line, the Tuscaloosa facility now produces all GLS , GLE, and GLE Coupe SUVs for the global market, as well as the USA market's C-Class sedan. The Alabama factory will assemble electric sport utility vehicles, taking on Tesla's Model X and making Stuttgart-based Daimler the first European company to assemble plug-in autos in the U.S. (more...)
Small business owners need real tax reform Small business owners need real tax reform
- September 22, 2017

A lower corporate rate along with closing loopholes and eliminating numerous business tax credits and deductions - as well as firm enforcement of the law - will keep companies here and produce more government revenue. Kevin Brady, R-Texas. The current rate drives companies overseas, reducing revenue the government collects despite the higher rate that is levied on those left behind. (more...)
Richard Branson criticises Donald Trump after hurricanes Richard Branson criticises Donald Trump after hurricanes
- September 21, 2017

Fresh from the days spent in the aftermath of that disaster, Branson expressed his concerns about President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. "I've been involved in talking out about climate change for a number of years now". "The whole world knows it's real except for maybe one person in the White House". (more...)
North Korea Brushes Aside Donald Trump's 'Total Destruction' Threat North Korea Brushes Aside Donald Trump's 'Total Destruction' Threat
- September 22, 2017

The South said it aims to send $4.5 million worth of nutritional products for children and pregnant women through the World Food Programme and $3.5 million worth of vaccines and medicinal treatments through UNICEF. would be forced to " totally destroy " North Korea if Washington was forced to defend itself or its allies against the country's missiles. Photomontage of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. (more...)
Sen. Graham Pushes Back Against Jimmy Kimmel Criticism Sen. Graham Pushes Back Against Jimmy Kimmel Criticism
- September 22, 2017

The comedian ended his monologue, telling Cassidy, "There's a new Jimmy Kimmel test for you". Kimmel is now claiming Cassidy "lied right to my face" in that conversation. Sean Moran contributed to this article . "The details are confusing, and that's what these guys are relying on". "They want us to treat it like an iTunes service agreement", Kimmel said of the legislation. (more...)
Denver Broncos: Allen Barbre is the ideal replacement for Garett Bolles Denver Broncos: Allen Barbre is the ideal replacement for Garett Bolles
- September 22, 2017

After Week Two's touchdown-less performance, the glaring issue for the Buffalo Bills is with their new corps of wide receivers. The strategy is a staple of the playbook of new offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, who learned it through coaching affiliations with Mike Shanahan and former renowned National Football League offensive line coach Alex Gibbs. (more...)
Mattis Explains Why US Hasn't Shot Down Any North Korean Missiles Mattis Explains Why US Hasn't Shot Down Any North Korean Missiles
- September 21, 2017

During his five-day trip through Friday, Moon is likely to ask for the world community's concerted efforts and cooperation in dealing with North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations. The Defense secretary acknowledged that there is a military option on the table against North Korea, but he would not go into details. On Tuesday, South Korea and the U.S. (more...)
Trump to focus on peace, sovereignty during his maiden address to UN Trump to focus on peace, sovereignty during his maiden address to UN
- September 21, 2017

On Sunday, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the Security Council had run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear programme and the US might have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon . The reference to the gas lines was made, evidently, as an allusion to the sanctions imposed last week by the worldwide body on North Korea after Pyongyang's recent missile tests, Efe news reported. (more...)
Amazon plans to double staff in New York City Amazon plans to double staff in New York City
- September 21, 2017

The gorilla tenant is also getting cities and states across the U.S. in a feeding frenzy to proffer the shopping giant the best sites and incentives for a new $5 billion, 8 million square-foot second headquarters that could eventually employ 50,000 people. (more...)
Poroshenko: US fully supports Ukraine's proposal on United Nations peacekeepers Poroshenko: US fully supports Ukraine's proposal on United Nations peacekeepers
- September 22, 2017

President Trump met Thursday with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko , praising the stability his government achieved despite interference and aggressive moves by Russian Federation on its borders. The Ukrainian authorities have developed a fresh roadmap to push forward the country's cooperation with the European Union (EU), Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on Thursday. (more...)
Mexico earthquakes: rupture within tectonic plate is probable cause Mexico earthquakes: rupture within tectonic plate is probable cause
- September 21, 2017

The reasonably shallow depth suggested that this particular part of the Pacific Ring of Fire does not behave as we expect. As a result, Mexico has bigger earthquakes. The park, dubbed Amikoo - or "friend" in the Mayan language - will have rides and characters based on Mayan mythology and be built in two phases in the so-called Riviera Maya, a stretch of pristine beaches on Mexico's southeastern coast. (more...)
Goat tours town, struts through hotel after escaping farm Goat tours town, struts through hotel after escaping farm
- September 22, 2017

She explained that the front desk employee working the night shift called local authorities before making the goat comfortable by offering him a cut-up apple. "When he took off, he took off like a criminal". Police managed to wrangle the goat at the hotel and returned it to the Blash Pig Farm. The Lowell goat may have made a name for itself earlier this summer, but one Millbury goat wanted in on the fun this past weekend. (more...)
Turkey, Iran, Iraq consider counter-measures over Kurdish referendum Turkey, Iran, Iraq consider counter-measures over Kurdish referendum
- September 21, 2017

In a joint statement, Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif, along with Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and their Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim Al Jaafari said any conflicts sparked as a result of the referendum would "prove hard to contain". (more...)