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Togo: Thousands protest against 50-year ruling dynasty Togo: Thousands protest against 50-year ruling dynasty
- September 10, 2017

As reported by BBC Africa , demonstrations have started in so many cities in the country, and more protests are being planned for tomorrow despite the President's proposal to bring about a constitutional change that would bring about a term-limit for presidents in the country. (more...)
Hope Springs Eternal: S Koreans Keep Protesting Deployment of THAAD Launchers Hope Springs Eternal: S Koreans Keep Protesting Deployment of THAAD Launchers
- September 10, 2017

They will be located at the USA base in South Korea. French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on the global community to put more pressure on North Korea to bring the country back to the negotiating table, in response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear test. (more...)
Senate Democrats Use Judge Nominee As Catholic Punching Bag Senate Democrats Use Judge Nominee As Catholic Punching Bag
- September 10, 2017

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., spurred outrage about possible religious tests for judicial appointees when she questioned a Catholic judicial nominee September 6 about what impact her faith would have on her interpretation of the law. (more...)
Flawless through the weekend and rain from Irma next week Flawless through the weekend and rain from Irma next week
- September 10, 2017

It will be mostly clear and quiet this evening. Most of the day though will be dry and any shower that does pass through should be light. With that said, most of CT should remain dry. Irma was downgraded to a strong Category 4 storm on Friday , but winds still reached a sustained maximum of 155 miles per hour, the US National Hurricane Center said. (more...)
How does Hurricane Irma compare in size to Hurricane Andrew? How does Hurricane Irma compare in size to Hurricane Andrew?
- September 10, 2017

More than 500,000 people have been ordered to evacuate Miami-Dade County. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency Wednesday for the state's 100-mile (160-kilometer) swath of Atlantic coast, which was last struck by a hurricane of force Category 3 or higher in 1898. (more...)
'Now is the Time to Prepare,' SC Gov. Issues State of Emergency 'Now is the Time to Prepare,' SC Gov. Issues State of Emergency
- September 10, 2017

Forecasters believe Irma could affect the east coast of the United States in the coming days. It's still uncertain, however, if that will happen, as the models could shift. Deal also issued a mandatory evacuation order for all areas east of I-95, all of Chatham County and some areas west of I-95 that could be impacted by potential storm surge from Hurricane Irma. (more...)
Trial ends in Kentucky abortion clinic case Trial ends in Kentucky abortion clinic case
- September 10, 2017

These can be both met by providers when they're willing and able, and challenged in court when they're not. Kentucky's battle over abortion comes to an end in federal court Friday, and the fate of the state's last abortion clinic is now in the hands of a federal judge. (more...)
49ers Weekly Show with Dexter Carter - Week 1 Preview 49ers Weekly Show with Dexter Carter - Week 1 Preview
- September 10, 2017

Their new defensive scheme essentially places five players along the line of scrimmage and sticks a strong safety, Eric Reid , closer to the ball on running downs so that he acts as a quasi linebacker. The front seven is a group of players the 49ers have invested in heavily. The 49ers might not have any Pro Bowl players at the offensive skill positions, but there appears to be plenty of options for Shanahan. (more...)
Ouch! Why Comcast Corp. Stock Was Slammed on Thursday Ouch! Why Comcast Corp. Stock Was Slammed on Thursday
- September 10, 2017

The stock increased 0.50% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $52.63. About shares traded. Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc (IDRA) has risen 21.13% since September 7, 2016 and is uptrending. Century Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.2% or 19,756 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mngmt Il reported 12,807 shares. Clovis Capital Management Lp owns 24,232 shares or 12.47% of their U.S. (more...)
North Korea: Nikki Haley Is A Prostitute North Korea: Nikki Haley Is A Prostitute
- September 10, 2017

Stating that Haley is ignorant to foresee a disaster, KCNA said, "Haley is just a novice in politics and diplomacy as she came under public criticism for her string of rubbish over the ballistic rocket launch of the DPRK in March last". War is never something the United States wants". A senior administration official later told reporters that the U.S. will not allow North Korea to extort or threaten the world with its nuclear program, and that the administration is not sure the country can be ... (more...)
Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) Trading Down - Short interest grew by 15.04% Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) Trading Down - Short interest grew by 15.04%
- September 10, 2017

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Past 5 years growth of Windstream Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:WIN) observed at -14.47%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 62.1% over growth. Next Financial Group, Inc now holds 10,677 shares valued at $41,000,000. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink . (more...)
Ivan Perisic extends Inter Milan deal Ivan Perisic extends Inter Milan deal
- September 10, 2017

But it does not end there". A statement on the club's official website reads: "FC Internazionale Milano are happy to announce that Ivan Perisic has renewed his contract and will remain with the Nerazzurri until 30th June 2022!" Perisic contributed with 11 goals and 11 assists in 36 appearances for the Neroazzurri side last term. (more...)
All leaders in the party are supporting Nitish Kumar: KCTyagi All leaders in the party are supporting Nitish Kumar: KCTyagi
- September 10, 2017

Maintaining that they had the support of the majority of national executive and national council members, Jha said "We have presented affidavits of all 71 MLAs and 30 MLCs from Bihar as well as two Lok Sabha and seven Rajya Sabha members before the EC to justify our claim". (more...)
Glencore selling most of stake in Rosneft to Chinese company Glencore selling most of stake in Rosneft to Chinese company
- September 10, 2017

The $9 billion purchase will transfer the Qatar Investment Authority's 14.16 percent Rosneft stake to CEFC China Energy Company Ltd., Glencore said on Friday. Earlier this decade, Beijing also loaned $25 billion to Russian Federation to help it build a pipeline into China from Siberia. Glencore and QIA decided "to find an extra partner to provide for the direct ownership of these shares without a debt burden", he said. (more...)
Rouhani in Astana for OIC Summit Rouhani in Astana for OIC Summit
- September 10, 2017

Mamnoon is scheduled to stay in Astana for four days during which apart from attending OIC Summit on Science and Technology, he would also meet the Kazakhstan's leadership including the Kazakh Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev. The main documents of the summit will be the Final Communiqué and the Astana Declaration. Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain said on Sunday that the Muslim world is lagging behind and failed over the years to pay adequate attention to education. (more...)
Surfer attacked by 'three metre great white shark' on NSW coast Surfer attacked by 'three metre great white shark' on NSW coast
- September 10, 2017

Mr Cameron said the broken board belonged to friend Abe McGrath, 35. "He was laying on his board and he got attacked from below really aggressively, the force of the attack snapped his board", Cameron, who was on the beach and about to head into the water when the attack occurred, said. (more...)
Moderate Republican congressman Dent will not seek re-election Moderate Republican congressman Dent will not seek re-election
- September 10, 2017

In a statement , Dent said he's done his best amid "increased polarization and ideological rigidity that leads to dysfunction, disorder, and chaos". Almost half of them (six) are doing so without another obvious job in mind, according to The Washington Post's James Hohmann. "It was not an easy decision, but I believe it was the right one for my family and me", he said in a recent statement. (more...)
Investors Catching Stocks Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) Investors Catching Stocks Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)
- September 10, 2017

Another trade for 3,300 shares valued at $19,800 was bought by GLASER THOMAS M. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $63,900 was bought by PEISER ROBERT A. (NASDAQ: GILD ) for 59,074 shares. Bridges Invest Mgmt Inc holds 35,711 shares. Amer National Tx reported 0.97% in Gilead Sciences, Inc . (NASDAQ: GILD ) for 56,244 shares. (more...)
Turkey accuses Germany of using European Union as 'tool' in row Turkey accuses Germany of using European Union as 'tool' in row
- September 10, 2017

The move is the latest in worsening tensions between Germany and Turkey, highlighted during a referendum campaign this year in Turkey to expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan - which German officials often blocked from being conducted in that country. (more...)
The Crimson Tide defeats Fresno State 41-10 in home opener The Crimson Tide defeats Fresno State 41-10 in home opener
- September 10, 2017

He was the spark and made Alabama's offense move early. Quarterback Chason Virgil led the way on offense with 246 passing yards and a passing touchdown. And he hadn't caught a touchdown since November 2014 as a senior in high school. "When you have such a great offense like this with so many weapons and pieces, if you don't get the ball that can be a great thing", Hentges said. (more...)
Ukraine fears Russian Federation will use exercises next week to invade Ukraine fears Russian Federation will use exercises next week to invade
- September 10, 2017

The death was the first suffered by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission while on patrol in Ukraine, where its 700 observers report on a conflict that has deeply strained relations between Russian Federation and the West. (more...)
Police version on Kashmir's Sopore encounter Police version on Kashmir's Sopore encounter
- September 10, 2017

The encounter between the security forces and terrorists is underway. In another attack, the militants attacked a police party at a bus stand in Anantnag in which one cop was killed and two were injured. The area has been cordoned off and a manhunt has been launched to nab the attackers. The body of another terrorist identified as Tariq Ahmed Dar was recovered from the encounter site. (more...)
Vols pick up decisive win over Indiana State Vols pick up decisive win over Indiana State
- September 10, 2017

The Tennessee Vols will take on the Indiana State Sycamores on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. . It's all about family. "I really like the way our players have managed it", Jones said. Already alternate plans are at least being discussed for games next week that could be possibly by affected by Hurricane Jose . Tennessee moves to 2-0 with the win and is scheduled to play Florida next Saturday. (more...)
Dont'a Hightower's knee injury a minor one Dont'a Hightower's knee injury a minor one
- September 10, 2017

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , Hightower reportedly suffered a minor MCL sprain. Hightower, 27, suffered the injury in the third quarter of New England's 42-27 loss against the Kansas City Chiefs . "To begin the game, the Patriots used safety Jordan Richards as a linebacker on the end of the line opposite Hightower". Hunt finished with 17 carries for 148 yards and touchdown. (more...)
United States lawmakers introduce resolution condemning N. Korea's threat against Guam United States lawmakers introduce resolution condemning N. Korea's threat against Guam
- September 10, 2017

Tension on the Korean peninsula has escalated as North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un , has stepped up the development of weapons, testing a string of missiles this year, including one flying over Japan. Bolton noted that South Korea and Japan "are in jeopardy", calling on the U.S.to take steps to protect its allies. A leading missile expert told Fox News the USA would have only minutes to decide whether to shoot down a North Korea missile. (more...)