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USA says no need for Puerto Rico shipping waiver USA says no need for Puerto Rico shipping waiver
- September 29, 2017

The government has given varying statements on the Jones Act in recent days. However, in the wake of brutal storms, the government has occasionally issued temporary waivers to allow the use of cheaper, tax free or more readily available foreign-flagged ships. (more...)
Military means not an option to resolve North Korea issue, says China Military means not an option to resolve North Korea issue, says China
- September 29, 2017

Overseas Chinese joint ventures with North Korean entities or individuals will also be closed, the ministry said in a statement on its website, not giving a timeframe. The State Department says Tillerson heads to Beijing on Thursday. WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit China this week to discuss President Donald Trump's planned travel to the region and North Korea. (more...)
Republican leaders: Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal Republican leaders: Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal
- September 29, 2017

The tenuous fate of the Cassidy-Graham bill was a front-and-center topic on Sunday morning shows. Chuck Schumer sold John McCain a bill of goods. Sad. But even under the optimistic assumption that Republicans will pass tax legislation in the coming months, Graham's timeline would put the next health care debate into the 2018 congressional campaign season, and that would be unlikely to improve the bill's chances. (more...)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Position Increased by Kanawha Capital Management LLC Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Position Increased by Kanawha Capital Management LLC
- September 29, 2017

Sound Shore Management Inc decreased Merck & Co. Inc. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $164.42. About 286 shares traded. PAYNE ULICE JR sold 900 shares worth $56,417. Kessler Investment Gru Ltd accumulated 1,000 shares. $936,115 worth of stock was sold by Maltsbarger Richard D on Tuesday, May 30. (more...)
Florida Obamacare rates may go up by 45% for consumers without subsidies Florida Obamacare rates may go up by 45% for consumers without subsidies
- September 29, 2017

That uncertainty has led most health insurers to increase the rates on which premiums are based. In addition, this measure would terminate the ACA's subsidies, which help people buy health insurance, and completely undermine protections for people with pre-existing conditions, allowing insurers to once again charge people with pre-existing conditions more for their insurance. (more...)
Malloy Vetoes GOP Budget Plan Malloy Vetoes GOP Budget Plan
- September 29, 2017

He cited the budget's changes to the state's pension plans and how they were legally unsound, the changes to higher education funding, the state's educational cost sharing formula for school districts and municipal aid. Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano (R-North Haven) released a statement on Thursday afternoon, saying the governor has put CT in chaos. (more...)
Guest Teachers in Delhi Government Schools Will Get Permanent: Manish Sisodia Guest Teachers in Delhi Government Schools Will Get Permanent: Manish Sisodia
- September 29, 2017

While there are about 17,000 guest teachers, around 15,000 have cleared the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), making them eligible for regularisation, said Mr , As Reported By Hindu . "Apart from the training programs that we have invested in, guest teachers have, over the years, acquired skills and competencies essential to working in government schools and if we lose their services the benefit of their experience will also be lost", he added. (more...)
Embattled health secretary Price boasts of Trump's support Embattled health secretary Price boasts of Trump's support
- September 29, 2017

Price said Saturday he would stop flying private planes on official business while an internal review of the flights is being done. "But to be clear, also, the White House does not have a role on the front end of approving private charter flights at the agencies", she said. (more...)
USA mulls request by lawmakers to waive shipping limits on Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

In the wake of past natural disasters, the USA has temporarily lifted the rule, known as the Jones Act after its sponsor, senator Wesley Jones. Trump tweeted later Thursday about the "totally shot" condition of Puerto Rico's electrical infrastructure. (more...)
North Korea moves warplanes into path of USA bombers North Korea moves warplanes into path of USA bombers
- September 28, 2017

A spokesman for the US Pacific Command, based in Hawaii, did not immediately respond to a request for confirmation or comment. During the Armed Forces Day ceremony, fighter jets flew over the venue, and special forces made a parachute jump. (more...)
Why did North Korea fail to detect USA bombers? Why did North Korea fail to detect USA bombers?
- September 29, 2017

The North Koreans have an extensive chemical weapons stockpile. The two B-1B lancers - escorted by F-15 fighters - reportedly conducted aerial maneuvers about 300 to 350 kilometers away from North Korea's port city of Wonsan, where the P-14 Tall King radar is deployed near North Korea's long-range SA-5 surface-to-air missile system. (more...)
Maria To Pass East Of Outer Banks, Tropical Storm Warnings Posted Maria To Pass East Of Outer Banks, Tropical Storm Warnings Posted
- September 28, 2017

Adrienne Kina, who normally works as a saleswoman at REAL Watersports, says this storm "is going to screw" the locals all over again. Millions of people in the Caribbean are still reeling from Hurricane Maria's devastation. Ocracoke has a population of about 1,000 residents. While Hurricane Maria is not expected to make landfall, the storm will pass close to the Outer Banks. (more...)
Sismo de este sábado 23, réplica del 7 de septiembre: SSM Sismo de este sábado 23, réplica del 7 de septiembre: SSM
- September 29, 2017

Mancera agregó luego en Twitter que "la instrucción y prioridad de los equipos de emergencia es continuar con la búsqueda y rescate”". CIUDAD DE MÉXICO , 23 de septiembre de 2017. Asimismo, informó que se han presentado otros movimientos telúricos de menor intensidad esta tarde: "SISMO Magnitud 4.0 Loc". El sismo del 7 de septiembre destruyó municipios de Oaxaca y Chiapas y no provocó daños graves en la Ciudad de México , debido a la distancia a que se encuentra del ... (more...)
We've right to shoot down U.S. bombers outside our airspace: N.Korea We've right to shoot down U.S. bombers outside our airspace: N.Korea
- September 28, 2017

In his speech to the United Nations last week, Mr Trump threatened to " totally destroy " North Korea , claiming leader Kim Jong-un was "on a suicide mission". It does raise many questions, including how would the North undertake such a nuclear test, what risks might it pose to Japan and how would the USA respond? But by sinking to insults and threatening on Twitter to destroy North Korea , Mr. (more...)
Puerto Rico's aid is trapped in thousands of shipping containers
- September 28, 2017

The Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration is providing an easy checklist on Twitter for those of you who can fly there to donate aid. The island lost its entire electricity supply . Trump waived the Jones Act after other hurricanes hit Texas and Florida, but delayed after Maria hit Puerto Rico, saying he needed to take the concerns of the shipping industry into consideration. (more...)
Tot shoots two boys after finding gun in home day care Tot shoots two boys after finding gun in home day care
- September 28, 2017

Two young boys are in critical condition after they were accidentally shot by another child Wednesday morning at a house in the 3600 block of Harding Street in Dearborn. Haddad said it's not yet clear if the home was a licensed day care center. State regulators told the paper they didn't have a record of any complaints associated with the address. (more...)
ISIS leader al-Baghdadi purportedly heard in new recording ISIS leader al-Baghdadi purportedly heard in new recording
- September 28, 2017

But Baghdadi makes reference to North Korean threats against Japan and United States. Russian officials said in June there was a "high probability" that al-Baghdadi died in a Russian airstrike on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the extremist group. (more...)
The UAE is building a city that will simulate life on Mars The UAE is building a city that will simulate life on Mars
- September 28, 2017

Dubbed Mars Science City, the project is a $140 million research city that will serve as a "viable and realistic model" of what it might be like to live on the Red Planet for both scientists and the public. The UAE ruler said the city was meant to develop technology that will benefit people all over the world. His next project, which was just announced, will be working with a team of Emirati scientists, engineers and designers from the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre to help design the ... (more...)
Yosemite Rockfall Kills One Person, Injures Another Yosemite Rockfall Kills One Person, Injures Another
- September 28, 2017

According to the National Park Service (NPS), another person was injured in the rockfall, which occurred around 2 p.m. local time Wednesday. All areas in California's Yosemite Valley are open a day after a major rock fall from the famed El Capitan rock formation killed one person and injured another. (more...)
Lata Mangeshkar's Birthday: Child singer Aswathy Nair pays respect to Lataji Lata Mangeshkar's Birthday: Child singer Aswathy Nair pays respect to Lataji
- September 28, 2017

The singer, who is considered as the one of the best singers of India, has helped evolved the Indian music industry in her 50 plus career. The song was later dropped from the album. On Lataji's birthday, we bring you her top 10 Bollywood songs, which you would like to hear. Shankar Mahadevan posted, "She was the greatest, is the greatest and will be the greatest!" Sony MIX and 9X Jalwa have come up with something special for our Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar this year. (more...)

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