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Get the Word Out for Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 Get the Word Out for Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017
- September 09, 2017

RICHMOND - Kids 4 Christ, an after-school faith-building program and ministry for children in kindergarten through grade three, will be held at the Richmond United Methodist Church, 112 S. Calvary United Church of Christ, 640 Centre Ave.: The fall schedule will begin with services at 8 and 10:30. Sunday school begins after the fellowship time. (more...)
Rep. Swalwell: Dem Deal With Trump 'Right Thing to Do'
- September 09, 2017

Hard-line conservative Republicans have often opposed increasing the debt ceiling without cuts in federal spending. He again lambasted Republicans for failing to repeal and replace healthcare legislation known as Obamacare , one of his top priorities. (more...)
Over Half of Hoosiers Affected by Equifax Data Breach Over Half of Hoosiers Affected by Equifax Data Breach
- September 09, 2017

Millions of US residents may have had sensitive information exposed online after a breach of security at Equifax . The company said it knew about the breach on July 29. A security flaw on the Equifax website has compromised the personal data of 143 million people in the United States . Once on that website , you can determine if your information was exposed. (more...)
Putin: North Korea crisis may be 'impossible' to solve Putin: North Korea crisis may be 'impossible' to solve
- September 09, 2017

In comments carried by Russian news agencies, Putin said Trump is "not my bride, and I'm not his groom". The leaders of South Korea and Japan on Thursday repeated their calls for stronger action to punish North Korea over its nuclear ambitions, including denying the country oil supplies, as they met in eastern Russian Federation. (more...)
Sen. Nelson Says FEMA Ready For Irma - But Needs Money Sen. Nelson Says FEMA Ready For Irma - But Needs Money
- September 09, 2017

It has reportedly caused billions of dollars of damage. Becket , which documented a claim in Houston government court against FEMA in the interest of the places of worship, contended that FEMA's policy disregards the Constitution. In other words, churches are not entitled to taxpayer funded disaster relief funds, not now, not ever. "FEMA is stretched, and, of all things, FEMA runs out of money unless we act by tomorrow", Democrat Senator Bill Nelson said in a speech on Thursday, following ... (more...)
Forgive, Pope tells Colombia Forgive, Pope tells Colombia
- September 09, 2017

In all, the fighting left more than 250,000 people dead, 60,000 missing and millions more displaced. The visit of the first Latin American pope is due to the signing of the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the former FARC guerrillas: it was foreseen that the maximum authority of the Catholic Church would seal the occasion of the implementation of the agreement in Colombia with a papal visit. (more...)
Detective Jeff Payne, Utah Cop Who Arrested Nurse, Fired From 2nd Job Detective Jeff Payne, Utah Cop Who Arrested Nurse, Fired From 2nd Job
- September 09, 2017

During an interview on CNN's "New Day", Alex Wubbels, a nurse at University of Utah Medical Center, said she stood her ground and stood for what was right. Video of Wubbels' arrest was released last week, prompting national outrage. "We request an investigation in addition to any other criminal or other investigation of the matter", Gill wrote in the letter. (more...)
Protesters denounce killings of Rohingya Muslims Protesters denounce killings of Rohingya Muslims
- September 09, 2017

At "The Bund" Shit'te brethren assembled outside a mosque where they were addressed by "Aga". "Authorities must immediately end this abhorrent practice against people who are already fleeing persecution", Tirana Hassan, Amnesty International's Crisis Response Director, who is now near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, said in a statement. (more...)
Waiting for new guidance on Title IX enforcement Waiting for new guidance on Title IX enforcement
- September 09, 2017

SIU spokeswoman Rae Goldsmith said the university had no comment on the Trump administration's plan to re-write sexual assault guidelines "because no specific proposal has been released to react to". However, this problem of false sexual assault allegations is not almost as prevalent as it is portrayed to be. She and DeVos aren't unique in their disproportionate concern for the reputation of the accused over rape victims. (more...)
North Korea Threat: What Options Does the US Have? North Korea Threat: What Options Does the US Have?
- September 09, 2017

But Putin said more sanctions are not an answer and would only cause hardship for the North Korean people. Trump was speaking at a White House news conference after meeting the leader of Kuwait. Many South Koreans who live in the small farming community where it is being deployed are also angry. "This may become a global catastrophe", he said. (more...)
New 8400 mile route will link London to Tokyo via train New 8400 mile route will link London to Tokyo via train
- September 09, 2017

The trains would run through Germany and Poland before entering Eastern Europe and into Russian Federation. According to the blueprint for the route, travellers would also get a chance to gaze at the Siberian Mountains before the train reaches the proposed bridge. (more...)
Military Enhances Monitoring of N. Korea on Founding Anniversary Military Enhances Monitoring of N. Korea on Founding Anniversary
- September 09, 2017

South Korea is closely watching North Korea over the possibility Pyongyang may test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile as soon as Saturday, when the Hermit Kingdom celebrates its founding anniversary. North Korea has been stepping up its nuclear and missile program significantly in recent months. On Sunday, North Korea had claimed to have detonated a hydrogen bomb that it said can be mounted on an intercontinental ballistic missile, five days after it launched a ballistic ... (more...)
Compare Hurricane Irma to Hurricane Andrew Compare Hurricane Irma to Hurricane Andrew
- September 09, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster could order coastal residents to evacuate their homes starting Saturday morning - his state already prepared to open 200 shelters and transport 10,000 people by bus if needed. Instead, those decisions about closures will be decided locally. Miami International Airport, the state's busiest, said it is anticipating high volumes of passengers on Friday and recommended arriving at the airport at least two hours before departure. (more...)
JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fund hits $20 million mark JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fund hits $20 million mark
- September 09, 2017

The Texas Tribune wants to hear from families displaced by the storm going through this process and trying to get their kids back in school. Items may be dropped off at Pineville City Hall Mon. "We all share a deep historical memory and many of us the actual experience of what it's like to suffer a devastating flood", said Special Projects Coordinator Jacob Roan. (more...)
Royal Caribbean using its own cruise ship to evacuate employees Royal Caribbean using its own cruise ship to evacuate employees
- September 09, 2017

It has outperformed by 76.04% the S&P500. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd ( RCL ) formed wedge up with $121.07 target or 3.00% above today's $117.54 share price. It turned negative, as 31 investors sold OCLR shares while 56 reduced holdings. Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 1.59 in 2016Q3. (more...)
Orlando International Airport plans to close Saturday for Hurricane Irma
- September 09, 2017

The Federal Aviation Administration is holding twice daily phone calls with airlines to talk about airport conditions, but does not plan to close the Miami airport on Friday, officials said. South Florida is officially under a hurricane warning, with Miami-Dade and Broward placed in this status by a National Weather Service advisory on Thursday, Sep. (more...)
Abbott taps A&M Chancellor to head Harvey rebuilding effort Abbott taps A&M Chancellor to head Harvey rebuilding effort
- September 09, 2017

Senate voted to allocate the fund to Texas for the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton joined us to discuss how the gas supply is recovering. Ferzan said it was hard to explore a regional approach to rebuilding after Sandy because federal funding "tends to be very project-specific", discouraging wide-ranging planning in favor of "Well, this building's broken, so here's money to fix this building". (more...)
UNSC holds emergency meeting after North Korea nuclear test UNSC holds emergency meeting after North Korea nuclear test
- September 09, 2017

Pressure has mounted on Trump to respond as North Korea appears to be getting closer to building a nuclear weapon small enough to be compatible with a missile that can reach the United States. North Korea on Sunday detonated a hydrogen bomb that can be carried by an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), North Korea's Central Television announced. (more...)
IL governor agrees to sell bonds to pay off bills IL governor agrees to sell bonds to pay off bills
- September 09, 2017

Rauner's office said the bonds must be sold by year's end. "Unfortunately, the General Assembly passed a tax hike and an out-of-balance budget over my veto...the budget is more than $1 billion out of balance and is still growing in unpaid backlog", said Governor Bruce Rauner. (more...)
Atlanta Motor Speedway Opened to Campers Fleeing Irma Atlanta Motor Speedway Opened to Campers Fleeing Irma
- September 09, 2017

The Bristol facility made a similar move in November by opening the track's five campgrounds to those affected by the Gatlinburg and Sevier County wildfires. "Our track is committed to helping our friends in Florida and the surrounding states during this time of need", Talladega Superspeedway chairman Grant Lynch said in a statement. (more...)
Alabama's Nick Saban says Fresno State 'much, much improved' Alabama's Nick Saban says Fresno State 'much, much improved'
- September 09, 2017

The Alabama defense was smothering in the second half but it was the Tide special teams that took over the game. College football betting pick, via OddsShark computer: 48.7-3.8 Crimson Tide ( College football picks on every game ). Alabama: Tagovailoa is a five-star recruit from Hawaii. Everyone in the linebacker group can play both. Alabama's offense trudged amid its defense's triumph. (more...)
Syrian Army, Allies Seize Oilfield from ISIL in East Syrian Army, Allies Seize Oilfield from ISIL in East
- September 09, 2017

Meanwhile, the US-led coalition said it is monitoring the army to ensure it does not cross a de-confliction zone established across the city. "This complicates the American decision, because if they go there, would they fight with [Syrian government] forces against ISIS?" Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited the region himself on Thursday along with several army commanders, congratulating the soldiers on a successful victory and praising their "steadfastness, sacrifices and heroism", ... (more...)
PA Deploys Additional Personnel To Help With Hurricane relief PA Deploys Additional Personnel To Help With Hurricane relief
- September 09, 2017

The task force then moved to Rob's Town, Texas , in the Corpus Christi area before being staged in Katy, Texas, which is approximately 30 miles west of Houston. Members spent Wednesday in Shreveport, Louisiana , after leaving San Antonio, Texas. Nevada Task Force 1's Paul Bailey briefs media about deployment. (more...)
May's Brexit battle returns to United Kingdom parliament May's Brexit battle returns to United Kingdom parliament
- September 09, 2017

Bill would repeal the 1972 European Communities Act and convert directly-applicable EU laws and regulations into United Kingdom law. The paper is not a reflection of the final system being adopted by the government but it confirms details of proposals set out by Prime Minister Theresa May earlier this year - such as ending free movement on Brexit day. (more...)
Lacy to return to Lambeau Sunday in season opener Lacy to return to Lambeau Sunday in season opener
- September 09, 2017

This game's over/under comes in at a combined 51 points. STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES ¬óSeahawks coach Pete Carroll 7-4 in kickoff weekend games, including 4-3 with Seattle. "Put me out there for 16 games and good things are going to happen", Matthews said. They have been wildly erratic, never stringing together back-to-back winning seasons, and to a certain degree, such is the nature on the NFL. (more...)