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Shaktipunj Express train seven coaches derailed in UP, no injuries reported Shaktipunj Express train seven coaches derailed in UP, no injuries reported
- September 07, 2017

The Shaktipunj Express was traveling at an average speed of 40 km/hr said, officials. No reports of casualties so far, a Railway spokesperson was quoted as saying by PTI. On August 19, the Utkal Express had derailed in Muzaffarnagar district, killing 22 people and injuring 156. While the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu took responsibility for the derailments was replaced by Piyush Goyal. (more...)
Trump's rescinding of immigrant protection an evil act | Letters Trump's rescinding of immigrant protection an evil act | Letters
- September 07, 2017

He continued, "The nation must set and enforce a limit on how many immigrants we admit each year and that means all cannot be accepted". On Tuesday, President Trump and his administration announced that they would end the DACA program which allows undocumented youth brought to the United States as children to work and receive protection from deportation. (more...)
Rodman's insane plan to 'straighten out' US, Nth Korea tensions Rodman's insane plan to 'straighten out' US, Nth Korea tensions
- September 07, 2017

I thank Donald Trump for giving me the opportunity to be on his show, an opportunity to be his friend and an opportunity to be an American, but I just think that one day, just one day, if someone can reach out, if Donald can say, 'You know what? "We ride horses, we hang out, we go skiing, we hardly ever talk politics and that's the good thing about that". (more...)
Two storms heading for Mexico and the Caribbean become hurricanes Two storms heading for Mexico and the Caribbean become hurricanes
- September 07, 2017

Here is a breakdown on hurricane strengths and how Hurricane Irma gained power. Irma, which intensified to a category 5 storm early Tuesday , is breaking records. Cooper added that many North Carolinians still lack a permanent home after being displaced by Hurricane Matthew a year ago, and they will need to be cared for. (more...)
Hurricane Irma churns toward southeastern USA; impact in NC likely Hurricane Irma churns toward southeastern USA; impact in NC likely
- September 07, 2017

Fourteen hospitals were using generators after losing power, and trees and light poles were strewn across roads. Irma will move across the Dominican Republic and Haiti overnight before reaching the Bahamas on Thursday. In such a case, Irma could hammer communities from Miami to Savannah, Georgia to Charleston, South Carolina. "And get ready. Because when that hurricane is coming, when it gets close, it's too late". (more...)
House Sets Vote on Harvey Aid Without Debt Limit Raise House Sets Vote on Harvey Aid Without Debt Limit Raise
- September 07, 2017

Harvey came ashore August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane, then went back out to sea and lingered for days off the coast as a tropical storm. The funding package now heads to the Senate where a controversial hike in the national debt ceiling is reportedly being attached to the bill. (more...)
Donate To Local Houston Charities To Help Aid Storm Relief Funds Donate To Local Houston Charities To Help Aid Storm Relief Funds
- September 07, 2017

Turner estimated that around 40,000 to 50,000 homes in the Houston area had suffered damage after Harvey made landfall last Friday as a Category Four hurricane, and said federal assistance was needed urgently. We will help you rebuild. Hurricane advisories were issued for territories that dot the West Indies, including parts of the Leeward Islands, the British and US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in preparation for the storm. (more...)
Trump to make decision on DACA program Trump to make decision on DACA program
- September 07, 2017

Trump's decision will affect more than 750,000 young people who have obtained work permits through DACA to either study or hold a job. "Whatever concerns or complaints Americans may have about immigration in general, we shouldn't threaten the future of this group of young people who are here through no fault of their own, who pose no threat, who are not taking away anything from the rest of us". (more...)
Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes
- September 07, 2017

Putin met Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of an economic summit in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok amid mounting worldwide concerns that their shared neighbour plans more weapons tests, possibly a long-range missile launch ahead of a key weekend anniversary. (more...)
Spain, Morocco bust terror cell preparing attacks Spain, Morocco bust terror cell preparing attacks
- September 07, 2017

The terror suspects were practising beheadings and also how to slit people's throats, they were in their advanced stage, according to the Spanish interior ministry. The group leader was a 39-year-old Spaniard of Moroccan origin who worked as an assistant teacher in an education centre. El Khiam suggested that that Spain had previously failed to understand that tightened security measures alone can not counter extremism, but he noted that the their approach seems to be changing following the ... (more...)
De Blasio's marijuana joke high point of last debate with Albanese De Blasio's marijuana joke high point of last debate with Albanese
- September 07, 2017

Mayoral candidate Sal Albanese participates went after Hizzoner for failing to deliver on a promise to identify donors who didn't get favors from City Hall. Trump himself previously vehemently and repeatedly denied that it was his father who was reportedly detained during the fight, telling the Daily Mail past year that it "never happened". (more...)
Butch Jones: Jennings out indefinitely; others could miss Saturday's game Butch Jones: Jennings out indefinitely; others could miss Saturday's game
- September 07, 2017

Jennings caught the pass but immediately went to the sideline and later left the field. His emergence also provided some consistency for the UT receiving corps that struggled with drops in the first half. "He'll be back, he's still going to be there even though he can't be on the field with us, he's still going to be there". "It wasn't nerves", said Dormady, "but after halftime we settled down". (more...)
Mumbai blast case: Sentencing of gangster Abu Salem, four others today Mumbai blast case: Sentencing of gangster Abu Salem, four others today
- September 07, 2017

The Mumbai blast of March 12, 1993, resulted in 257 fatalities and over 700 were injured. According to the prosecution, Mustafa Dossa, Tiger Memon and Chhota Shakeel organised training camps in Pakistan and in India to impart and undergo weapon and arms training and handling of explosives. (more...)
Myanmar urges allies to block United Nations sanctions over refugees Myanmar urges allies to block United Nations sanctions over refugees
- September 07, 2017

They have not eaten food since they left [their] homes. "They are in very bad physical condition". The conflict that started about a century ago has gradually escalated since 2011 before hitting its peak in 2012, when thousands of Muslim families sought asylum in the special refugee camps on the country's territory or fled to Bangladesh . (more...)
Tyson Foods to build $320m poultry plant in eastern Kansas Tyson Foods to build $320m poultry plant in eastern Kansas
- September 07, 2017

The processing, hatchery and feed-mill plant near the city of Tonganoxie in Leavenworth County will employ approximately 1,600 people, the owner of its namesake brand and those of Jimmy Dean and Sara Lee , said yesterday (5 August). Tana Walker said she contacted some local elected officials before the announcement who told her they couldn't talk about the project because they signed non-disclosure agreements. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic
- September 07, 2017

It's now in the open waters of the Atlantic and is not impacting anyone. Meanwhile, Jose is swirling in the Atlantic, located about 925 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008mb (29.77 inches). Jose could become a hurricane as soon as today. As a cold front pushes through the area this morning, a few stray showers or storms will be possible. (more...)
Help from Pennsylvania deployed for Hurricane Irma Help from Pennsylvania deployed for Hurricane Irma
- September 07, 2017

On alert for Hurricane Irma , which could strike the Atlantic coast this week anywhere between Florida and Nova Scotia, two members were expected to be sent to Puerto Rico and Herndon, Virginia, on Monday. Floyd normally works for the Indianapolis Fire Department. The task force specializes in urban search and rescues. Barakey is the deputy task force leader. (more...)
India Is Officially the Next Stop for Hyperloop Transportation Technologies India Is Officially the Next Stop for Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
- September 07, 2017

The proposed hyperloop project between Vijayawada and Amravati will use a public private partnership model, with funding primarily from private investors. The actual construction of Hyperloop will begin in Phase 2 after the feasibility study . By collaborating with HTT, Amaravati was embracing a prototype for the mobility of tomorrow. (more...)
Jose, Katia And Irma: 3 Hurricanes Now Formed In Atlantic Jose, Katia And Irma: 3 Hurricanes Now Formed In Atlantic
- September 07, 2017

As Katia stewed in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday, Hurricane Irma hit a multitude of Caribbean islands with winds of up to 185 miles per hour on its way toward the United States. "This rainfall may cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, especially in areas of mountainous terrain", the Miami-based NHC said. Little motion is anticipated through Wednesday night, but a southwestward drift is expected Thursday. (more...)
Trump overrules GOP with deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid Trump overrules GOP with deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid
- September 07, 2017

Dan Holler, a spokesman for Heritage Action for America, a conservative group, said the White House and congressional leaders were putting conservative lawmakers - including those from Texas - "in a pretty hard political situation" by essentially daring them to vote against a measure containing both Harvey aid and an increase to the debt limit. (more...)
Trump says China agrees with United States on North Korea Trump says China agrees with United States on North Korea
- September 07, 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called for "tougher action" against North Korea following its "reckless and unacceptable" test of a nuclear bomb. The sanctions were said to have the potential to cut the Asian state's $ 3 billion annual export revenue by a third, but Russian Federation questions their effectiveness. (more...)
New storm forms, may turn hurricane by Friday New storm forms, may turn hurricane by Friday
- September 07, 2017

It's now in the open waters of the Atlantic and is not impacting anyone. Katia is in the Gulf of Mexico , about 105 miles east of Tampico, Mexico . Forecast confidence is low at this point in where Jose will go as we approach the weekend but is one to watch as it nears the Lesser Antilles still fresh of Irma's devastating impact Tuesday and Wednesday. (more...)
Ottawa grants Ambassador Bridge owners go-ahead for second span Ottawa grants Ambassador Bridge owners go-ahead for second span
- September 07, 2017

In a media release sent out Wednesday afternoon, the Bridge company declared "The Ambassador Bridge will now build North America's longest cable stayed bridge next to the original span of the privately funded Ambassador Bridge which was the longest suspension bridge when it opened in 1929". (more...)
Blast Injures Employee At East Chicago, Ind Blast Injures Employee At East Chicago, Ind
- September 07, 2017

Authorities in East Chicago, Indiana say two pipe bombs have been found at a post office following a possible explosion. K-9 units from the Lake County Sheriff's Department were at the scene investigating the incident. Two employees were in the building at the time of the explosion. Representatives for the agencies did not immediately respond to requests for information and messages left with the East Chicago police and fire departments had not been returned Wednesday night. (more...)
White Christians no longer a majority in America White Christians no longer a majority in America
- September 07, 2017

According to the Washington-based Public Religion Research Institute (PRRL), Christianity is still the predominant faith in the USA, with 70 percent of Americans identifying as such, but white Christians, who once made up the lion's share of the group now only comprises 43 percent of the population. (more...)

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