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Gov. Rick Scott to visit Puerto Rico to aid recovery efforts Gov. Rick Scott to visit Puerto Rico to aid recovery efforts
- September 28, 2017

A FEMA briefing on Tuesday reported that only 11 of the islands 69 hospitals had power. There's a lot of stuff going on in Puerto Rico that people don't know about. Royal Caribbean is donating water, medical supplies and more to those in need. Watson says it's hard to blame people in Puerto Rico for being frustrated with the pace of the emergency response , especially because the communications infrastructure is so heavily damaged. (more...)
Saudi women last in world to get driving privileges Saudi women last in world to get driving privileges
- September 28, 2017

It stipulated that the move must "apply and adhere to the necessary Sharia standards", referring to Islamic law. Mohammed bin Salman , the new crown prince Saudi Arabia, has launched a determined national approach to broaden the horizons of the economy of the country and wean off its reliance on oil. (more...)
Trump Performs Mocking Impersonations of John McCain and Mitch McConnell in Private Trump Performs Mocking Impersonations of John McCain and Mitch McConnell in Private
- September 28, 2017

Trump tweeted Wednesday, one day after Senate Republicans' last-ditch proposal to unwind the Affordable Care Act collapsed. Axios also reports Trump has been impersonating the lethargic body language and slumped shoulders of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell . (more...)
Will astrology, vaastu come under anti-superstition Bill? Will astrology, vaastu come under anti-superstition Bill?
- September 28, 2017

While banning all kinds of superstitious practices, the Bill is silent on subjects like vaastu and astrology and animal sacrifices. Siddaramaiah has been trying to get this bill cleared right from the beginning of his term as chief minister in 2013, but has faced stiff opposition from all quarters including several senior ministers. (more...)
Court finds girl, 11, 'consented' to sex with 28yo man Court finds girl, 11, 'consented' to sex with 28yo man
- September 28, 2017

Prosecutors from the Val d'oise department in northern France were told in court that the girl had agreed to go to his apartment after he promised to "teach her how to kiss". Children's rights group have called for new laws similar to those in the United Kingdom to protect children from predators. In French legal cases involving adults, sex is deemed to be consensual if no threat or violence occurs during the act. (more...)
Flydubai suspends flights to Erbil after referendum Flydubai suspends flights to Erbil after referendum
- September 28, 2017

Regional carriers, including Turkish Airlines, EgyptAir and Lebanon's Middle East Airlines had already announced that they would be suspending their flights serving Iraqi Kurdistan at Baghdad's request. In a speech to parliament , the prime minister renewed his ultimatum to the Kurdish region to hand over control of its global airports by Friday or face a ban on direct worldwide flights. (more...)
Which jurisdictions 'best' for wealth, earning prospects — Expat Explorer Survey Which jurisdictions 'best' for wealth, earning prospects — Expat Explorer Survey
- September 28, 2017

Some 72 percent of expats in Vietnam said they have managed to save more money, and over 67 percent agreed that their disposable income have improved compared with the time they worked in their home country, and the two rates are higher than the world's average. (more...)
Warnings of Bali volcano eruption spark exodus Warnings of Bali volcano eruption spark exodus
- September 28, 2017

A villager rides by, with Mount Agung seen in the background, in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Sept. 24, 2017. Indonesian officials said more than 120,000 people have evacuated Bali as authorities warned a volcano could erupt in "a matter of hours". (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg responds to Donald's Mark Zuckerberg responds to Donald's "Anti-Trump Facebook'' allegations"
- September 28, 2017

About this trump wrote in his Twitter. Facebook has said it will submit over 3,000 political adverts funded by Russian entities to congressional committees for their investigation into Kremlin meddling in last year's election. "This is too important an issue to be dismissive", he wrote on Facebook . Many people raised concerns with Facebook about the impact that its platform played in spreading false information - concerns apparently bolstered by recent revelations that Russian ... (more...)
Taliban target defense secretary's plane Taliban target defense secretary's plane
- September 28, 2017

Secretary of Defense James Mattis ". Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish confirmed the incident, saying the attack had not caused any casualties. A statement released by the worldwide coalition in Afghanistan, Resolute Support, accused insurgents of "using civilians as shield and cover" and said that they "detonated suicide vests" which the coalition said endangered a great number of civilians. (more...)
Spyder heading for big bang premiere Spyder heading for big bang premiere
- September 28, 2017

The movie received U/A with a run time of 145 minutes. Good Message. Nice Entertainment Elements. 90 percent occupancy was seen in the morning shows of the Spyder . SPYder follows the life of Shiva, an intelligent yet humble spy who solves crimes, prevents kidnappings, murders and robberies by tapping on public calls. (more...)
PREP VOLLEYBALL: Fremont tops Davis in 4-set tussle PREP VOLLEYBALL: Fremont tops Davis in 4-set tussle
- September 28, 2017

LHS: Ellie Tavernit 16 kills, 15 digs; Kamryn LaSalle 11 kills, 7 aces; Bella Domingue 24 digs; Camille Andrus 35 assists, 10 digs. Sydney Hunt added 14 kills, five digs and five aces for Sheehan (3-5). SUNNYSIDE CHRISTIAN 3, RIVERSIDE CHRISTIAN 0: At Riverside Christian, Krista Den Hoed was 20-for-21 serving with seven aces and had four kills as the Knights swept 25-12, 25-12, 25-13. (more...)
Government Considering Lifting Shipping Restrictions To Puerto Rico Government Considering Lifting Shipping Restrictions To Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

We did receive a congressional letter today. John McCain , who would like to see the act not just waived but repealed. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump was finally tweeting about Puerto Rico - but his message may not be well-received by residents struggling with the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. (more...)
Gardner, Harris Urge Energy Department to Help Restore Puerto Rico Electric Service Gardner, Harris Urge Energy Department to Help Restore Puerto Rico Electric Service
- September 28, 2017

Send the Navy, she tweeted , especially the hospital ship USNS Comfort . Planes and ships were also bringing in a military force numbering in the thousands to help distribute aid. Trump also told reporters that he is waiting until Tuesday to visit the island because "it's the earliest I can go because of the first responders, and we don't want to disrupt the relief efforts". (more...)
Guns in Tennessee church shooting bought legally Guns in Tennessee church shooting bought legally
- September 28, 2017

They say Samson had no Tennessee handgun carry permit, though one isn't required for gun purchases. The relative said in interviews with Metro Police he gave the guns to Samson for safekeeping. Melanie Crow, 38, was shot while walking to her vehicle after services ended at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ. Crow's immediate family is spending time with her before visitation opens up at 1 p.m. (more...)
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB) Experiences Light Trading Volume
- September 28, 2017

The dividend will be $0.105 per share for the quarter which comes to $0.42 on an annualized basis. Tjx Companies now has $46.84 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.14% or $0.05 reaching $36.85. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Management stated it has 38,884 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. (more...)
LAPD officer arrested after fiery freeway crash LAPD officer arrested after fiery freeway crash
- September 28, 2017

Beck said the LAPD will conduct an administrative investigation into what happened while the CHP pursues a criminal one. Beck identified Verduzco as a two-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department who had served in the Army for four years, including a tour of duty in Afghanistan. (more...)
Senator Durbin Discusses Latest Disastrous Republican Plan To Repeal Affordable Care Act Senator Durbin Discusses Latest Disastrous Republican Plan To Repeal Affordable Care Act
- September 28, 2017

Medicaid gives health coverage to 37 million American children. Covered California released an analysis on Monday that details the potential impact of the proposed amendment to the American Health Care Act of 2017, known as the Graham-Cassidy plan. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg argues back after Donald Trump tweets about Facebook bias Mark Zuckerberg argues back after Donald Trump tweets about Facebook bias
- September 28, 2017

Liberals say we helped Trump. Zuckerberg said in a post Monday that Facebook is in a unique position to help with disaster response. Both sides are upset about ideas and content they don't like. Its ads drew more engagement on Facebook , in the form of clicks and other signals, than those of Hillary Clinton's camp, according to people familiar with the internal figures. (more...)
North Korea media claims United Nations body denounced sanctions North Korea media claims United Nations body denounced sanctions
- September 28, 2017

The United States has imposed new sanctions on North Korea, targeting the country's major banks and 26 executives, amid increasing tensions between the two countries over U.S. North Korean state media on Friday carried a rare message from DPRK leader Kim Jong Un in response , ahead of a speech by Ri at the UNGA on Saturday, in which he issued insults and threats towards the US and Trump. (more...)

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