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Pregnant High School Teacher Is Missing Pregnant High School Teacher Is Missing
- September 10, 2017

She may be driving a black 2011 Ford Escape. A relative was reportedly the last person to hear from Wallen, who's four months pregnant, when the teacher sent a troubling text message Monday. He suspects someone is responsible for his daughter's disappearance. Laura is 5 foot 5 inches and approximately 200 pounds, police say. Detectives described Wallen as a woman who has blonde hair and blue eyes. (more...)
Government Focused On Strengthening Armed Forces: Nirmala Sitharaman Government Focused On Strengthening Armed Forces: Nirmala Sitharaman
- September 10, 2017

Terming it a "historic occasion" for the country, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday flagged off " Navika Sagar Parikrama ", a circumnavigation expedition by an all-woman Indian Navy crew, from INS Mandovi jetty in Goa. Sitharaman said, "It is an opportunity that no one easily gets to be amongst these inspired and motivated women". Prime Minister Modi also urged the people to "share" their good wishes and "words of encouragement for the team of Navika Sagar Parikrama ", on the NM ... (more...)
Stockman Asset Management Buys Shares of 12400 Realty Income Corporation (O)
- September 10, 2017

The SI to Coresite Realty Corporation's float is 12.69%. On Wednesday, September 9 the stock rating was upgraded by Miller Tabak to "Hold". The company's 50-day moving average price is $26.53 and its 200 day moving average price is $25.68. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.41%. At Fincl Bank reported 0.18% stake. Natixis reported 0% of its portfolio in Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM). (more...)
US Sen. John McCain talks cancer, legacy and 'Dreamers' US Sen. John McCain talks cancer, legacy and 'Dreamers'
- September 10, 2017

McCain returned to Washington as the Senate came back from its August recess last week, and he said he planned to focus in the coming week on a key defense bill, with a magnetic resonance imaging test planned for Monday. Tapper ended the interview with a question about eulogizing the longtime senator. Tapper asked McCain how he wants to be remembered, with the caveat that he hopes he doesn't have to run the clip "for another 50 years". (more...)
Senate OKs debt-ceiling suspension with Harvey aid, amid conservative angst
- September 10, 2017

Any such plan could have trouble winning support from conservative Republicans on Capitol Hill, who see Congress' role in raising the debt ceiling a key fiscal check on the federal government. "I voted against doing just that". Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz both came out against the planned legislation. "Why don't we simply take some money that we were going to spend somewhere else for something not as valuable in another country, and why don't we spend it here?" "Do your constituents know ... (more...)
Trump embraces Democrats again on debt ceiling and immigration Trump embraces Democrats again on debt ceiling and immigration
- September 10, 2017

While they were in the meeting, Trump tweeted that there would be "no action" against DACA recipients during the six months before the program is phased out. The minority leader, like others in Democratic leadership, have said they would be opposed to any deal that includes funding for a southern border wall, a Trump campaign promise. (more...)
NC 'will see significant tropical storm or hurricane impact by Monday'
- September 10, 2017

Potentially, the storm could move up the east coast of Florida and end up near the border of Georgia and SC late Monday. As of Wednesday afternoon, Hurricane Irma was a Category 5 storm located approximately 140 miles east of San Juan. Equipment is already being moved off of Outer Banks beaches, according to Dare County Spokeswoman Dorothy Hester. There's less than a mile left on Kitty Hawk's beach nourishment project, which is scheduled to be finished next month. (more...)
Police clash with protesters in South Korea as more THAAD launchers arrive Police clash with protesters in South Korea as more THAAD launchers arrive
- September 10, 2017

Even as Trump has insisted that now is not the time to talk, senior members of his administration have made clear that the door to a diplomatic solution is open, especially given the USA assessment that any pre-emptive strike would unleash massive North Korean retaliation. (more...)
Leading Scientist on Irma: 'Climate Change Effects Are No Longer Subtle'
- September 10, 2017

Hurricane Irma , one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever form in the Atlantic, made landfall in the Caribbean and is expected to hit the us later this week. Q: Has anyone challenged your scientific methods? Some of its reasoning is based on climate change. Lawsuits attempting to attribute responsibility for climate events have generally failed, but this is changing. (more...)
Arizona State Unveils New Helmets Honoring Frank Kush Arizona State Unveils New Helmets Honoring Frank Kush
- September 10, 2017

Arizona State has yet to lose to San Diego State , but its ideal record likely will be put to the test when it hosts their showdown on Saturday. "It's just old school, kind of a blend between what Stanford and what Boise has done in the past", Arizona State coach Todd Graham said. (more...)
Emergency shelter opens in Greensboro for Irma evacuees Emergency shelter opens in Greensboro for Irma evacuees
- September 10, 2017

The greatest impact is expected to be in the mountains and near the SC border. Sixty percent chance of rain Tuesday night. The major storm that is pummeling Cuba and it expected to blast Florida Sunday, has moved away from most of North Carolina, but western parts of the state are still expected to receive high winds and several inches of rain as the storm passes through the state as it heads to Tennessee. (more...)
Senate Passes $15 Billion in New Disaster Aid Senate Passes $15 Billion in New Disaster Aid
- September 10, 2017

WASHINGTON - Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate upped the Hurricane relief package to $15.25 billion Thursday, nearly doubling the $7.85 billion in aid approve a day earlier by the House. The measure was part of an unexpected deal struck Wednesday between President Trump and Congressional Democrats to temporarily delay a showdown over the federal government's borrowing limit. (more...)
Minnesota rolls Oregon State as Beavers fall to 0-3 Minnesota rolls Oregon State as Beavers fall to 0-3
- September 10, 2017

Minnesota: The Gophers' 48 points was the most in a road game since Minnesota scored 49 points against Northwestern in 1980. Croft led the Gophers to 10 points and carried six times for 32 yards. He added a second 2-yard run late in the third quarter for a 34-14 lead and scored from 1 yard out with 5:24 remaining in the fourth. Minnesota leads 17-14 with 8:33 left in the second quarter. (more...)
Viral Video Shows Where Hurricane Irma Literally Dried Up The Ocean Viral Video Shows Where Hurricane Irma Literally Dried Up The Ocean
- September 10, 2017

A Twitter user posted a video Saturday afternoon showing what appears to be a dried out shoreline somewhere in the Bahamas . On the northwest side of the island, it would be blowing the water away from the shoreline. The storm can even change the shape of the ocean's surface. People who had seen the water recede in the Bahamas on Friday said the water returned the next day . (more...)
Celgene Corporation (CELG) Position Cut by Smith Salley & Associates
- September 10, 2017

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Narwhal Capital Management increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by 16.36% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Stake Lifted by Holderness Investments Co
- September 10, 2017

About 7.56M shares traded. It is down 0.00% since September 10, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 23.37% the S&P500. The stock was unloaded at a price range of of $31.29, amounting to $244,124.58. Another trade for 15,672 shares valued at $537,050 was made by BHATT PRAT on Wednesday, March 15. It also reduced Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) stake by 262,238 shares and now owns 12.28 million shares. (more...)
GOP rep: Trump did not make a 'good deal' on debt ceiling GOP rep: Trump did not make a 'good deal' on debt ceiling
- September 10, 2017

We want to see a longer term debt ceiling bill that has real conservative structural reforms and obviously we didn't see that yesterday. "We should have stayed". John Boehner when the fellow Ohio Republican was House speaker and occasionally struck legislative deals with chamber Democrats . "No one is talking about changing the leadership", he said. (more...)
Two Florida officers killed in head-on collision Two Florida officers killed in head-on collision
- September 10, 2017

A Hardee County deputy assigned to a hurricane shelter and a corrections officer died Sunday in a head-on crash. No other details have been released. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hardee County Sheriff's Department, the Florida Department of Corrections and their families", Lt. Gregory Bueno of the Florida Highway Patrol said in a statement. (more...)
Sikh Politician's Response To Racist Heckler In Canada Is Viral Sikh Politician's Response To Racist Heckler In Canada Is Viral
- September 10, 2017

Several of Singh's handlers tried to move her aside but she threatened them and said she'd call the police immediately if they try to touch her. Singh is being praised on social media for how he handled the event. We know you're in bed with the Muslim Brotherhood. " There's going to be other obstacles that we're going to face and we're going to face them with love and courage ". (more...)
Woman delivers baby in Miami home as Irma rages Woman delivers baby in Miami home as Irma rages
- September 10, 2017

Later Sunday morning, firefighters were able to make it to the woman's house and take the mom and baby to the hospital. "She's stable at home", Garcia said. The unidentified woman reportedly called 911 after she went into labor, but paramedics couldn't get to her due to the hurricane-force winds in the area. (more...)
Australia same-sex marriage vote: PM comes out for Yes Australia same-sex marriage vote: PM comes out for Yes
- September 10, 2017

Thousands of same-sex marriage campaigners have rallied in Brisbane, with some responding to a religious counter-protest with an impromptu rendition of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive". "Has life as we know it ground to a halt?" His party have been opposed to the plebiscite vote launched by Mr Turnbull's government, criticising its A$122m (£75m; $97m) cost, its non-binding nature, and arguing it could prompt hate-filled campaigns. (more...)
These Are Donald Trump's Properties That Could Get Hit By Hurricane Irma These Are Donald Trump's Properties That Could Get Hit By Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

All of Florida is under a state of emergency , with evacuation orders also issued in Miami-Dade , Broward and Monroe counties. Both Sauve and State Attorney Dave Aronberg said they promise to prosecute anyone who left their animals outside to fend for themselves during Hurricane Irma. (more...)
Robert De Niro promises to help rebuild island hit by Irma Robert De Niro promises to help rebuild island hit by Irma
- September 10, 2017

Virginia Clerveaux, director of Department of Disaster Management and Emergencies, said that there had been widespread damage to roofs, and flooding. "Persons were literally tying themselves to their rooves with ropes to keep them down". Sixty percent of the population is now homeless, he said. Survivors share their stories in the video below. The United Nations estimates that up to 37 million people could be affected by the category five hurricane. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Tropical storm warnings and watches extended northward into Alabama Hurricane Irma: Tropical storm warnings and watches extended northward into Alabama
- September 10, 2017

Irma stretches almost 350 miles wide and the National Weather Service is advising residents of the Florida Keys who have not evacuated to hunker down and shelter in place. Residents should be prepared in some cases to be without power for several days and stock up on supplies accordingly. Move to safe shelter before the wind becomes hazardous. (more...)
Japan PM urges 'greatest possible pressure' on North Korea
- September 10, 2017

Nebenzia also said the U.N. Security Council may need "a separate political resolution that stresses diplomacy rather than sanctions". But few in the US government have advocated direct talks with the North Koreans until their behavior significantly changes. (more...)