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Internet falls in love with Florida police officers in viral posts Internet falls in love with Florida police officers in viral posts
- September 13, 2017

The update also says Officers Nordman and Hamill were already married, and that both of their wives are enjoying how many people are going insane over their husbands. "4. On another note, Officer Rengering is being placed into Cougar Prey Protective Care, similar to the witness protection program for his safety". (more...)
There are now 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic There are now 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic
- September 13, 2017

That means that the storm could be near major hurricane strength when it makes landfall. "The environment in which Jose is located in appears to be quite conducive for development for the next three days", said the National Hurricane Center . (more...)
Irma Leaves Flooding and Destruction Across Florida — Surveying the Damage Irma Leaves Flooding and Destruction Across Florida — Surveying the Damage
- September 13, 2017

Around 5.7 million homes and businesses in the state are without power. Emergency crews made rescues throughout the night. Additional weakening is forecast as Irma heads into northern Florida and southern Georgia. "We're going to Florida very soon", said the president alongside first lady Melania Trump outside the White House on Sunday. Authorities plan to fly over the Keys on Monday, officials said. (more...)
Americans, Russian head for International Space Station Americans, Russian head for International Space Station
- September 13, 2017

A Soyuz space capsule with two Americans and a Russian aboard has blasted off for the International Space Station from Russia's manned launch facility in Kazakhstan. Both Misurkin and Acaba are spaceflight veterans, while this will be the first flight for Vende Hei. The members of the crew are Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) cosmonaut Aleksandr Misurkin and NASA astronauts Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei. (more...)
Trump Commemorates 9/11 Anniversary with Moment of Silence Trump Commemorates 9/11 Anniversary with Moment of Silence
- September 13, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence was representing the administration a ceremony at the 9/11 memorial in Shanksville. Trump's entire conversation with the news station lasted around 10 minutes. A tearful Magaly Lemagne - who lost her brother, Port Authority of NY and New Jersey Police Officer David Lemagne on 9/11 - said the memory of that bad moment should once again unite Americans, the outlet reported. (more...)
United States lawmakers want 'supercharged' response to N.Korea nuclear tests
- September 13, 2017

Monday's vote is seen as a key test of resolve for the council, which united last month to adopt a resolution meant to reduce the impoverished country's export earnings by up to a billion dollars. General Shin added: "We can now build ballistic missiles that can slam through deep underground bunkers where Kim Jong-un would be hiding". The plot emerges after North Korea was hit by a raft of sanctions created to strangle its economy. (more...)
Muslim Judicial Council concerned as violence against Rohingya muslims continues Muslim Judicial Council concerned as violence against Rohingya muslims continues
- September 13, 2017

The Nobel Peace laureate maintains there has been "a huge iceberg of misinformation" about the Rohingya crisis, and described many reports as " fake information" created to promote the interests of "terrorists", a word she used to describe the insurgents. (more...)
UNSC to vote Monday on N. Korea sanctions UNSC to vote Monday on N. Korea sanctions
- September 13, 2017

United Nations member states are required to adopt the sanctions regime . Nor does the resolution impose a travel ban or asset freeze on the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un , as the original USA draft had set out. Almost 80 percent of the textile exports went to China. Workers pay a portion of their wages to Pyongyang, likely feeding Kim Jong Un's government more than $1 billion per year. (more...)
Brexit customs Brexit customs "could cost United Kingdom traders GBP4bn a year"
- September 13, 2017

It will also promise co-operation in imposing sanctions on other states. Veterans for Britain , which campaigned vigorously for a Leave vote during the 2016 referendum, says that such an arrangement would amount to "an abdication of Defence powers" and would "betray British voters" who believed that leaving the European Union would mean putting an end to its ambitions to integrate the United Kingdom into its military integration schemes. (more...)
United Nations slams India for seeking deportation of Rohingyas United Nations slams India for seeking deportation of Rohingyas
- September 13, 2017

He further added: "However, by virtue of customary law, its ratification of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the obligations of due process and the universal principle of non-refoulment, India can not carry out collective expulsions, or return people to a place where they risk torture or other serious violations". (more...)
Sen. Manchin joins President Trump at White House dinner Sen. Manchin joins President Trump at White House dinner
- September 13, 2017

Trump, as lawmakers in both parties have sharply divergent views on what changes need to be made. Republicans are shocked. Really? But Trump's call for a "much stronger coming together" with Democrats last week earned him little direct public criticism from Republican lawmakers or activists, who are wary of his power among the base. (more...)
12 passengers burnt to death in road accident 12 passengers burnt to death in road accident
- September 13, 2017

The Rawalpindi-bound Hiace van caught fire after crashing into a trailer from behind, National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) Inspector Mahmood Khokhar told DawnNews . The condition of the bodies is beyond recognition, so DNA tests were being carried out to ascertain the deceased's identities, he added. In another accident, which happened at about 7:30 a.m. (more...)
Kashmir issue can not be compared to Rohingya issue: Er Rasheed Kashmir issue can not be compared to Rohingya issue: Er Rasheed
- September 13, 2017

Fresh violence erupted in Rakhine state almost two weeks ago when security forces launched an operation against the Rohingya . Human rights groups and journalists have been reporting a statewide scorched-earth campaign by Myanmar security forces to kill or otherwise expel Rohingya from the country. (more...)
Irma remnants to bring strong winds to Manchester area; advisory issued Irma remnants to bring strong winds to Manchester area; advisory issued
- September 13, 2017

But that impact is expected to be in the form of on-and-off rain showers and a light breeze. Highs only in the 70s. We we will continue to see gusty winds , flash flooding and the potential for tornadoes this evening. Three more people were killed in Georgia and one in SC. Lastly, there is a small threat of a brief tornado southeast of I-85 between now and 2 AM. (more...)
Yankees Begin De Facto Home Series Against Displaced Rays at Citi Field
- September 13, 2017

He was pulled with two on, and Robertson (8-2), who has 132 career saves and was appearing in the fifth inning for the first time since 2011, struck out Evan Longoria and Duda to escape the jam. "It'll probably be a little difference because we're not playing the Mets and there wasn't a lot of time to sell tickets". As he rounded the bases at Citi Field, Todd Frazier heard the familiar home crowd roar - a celebration of his three-run homer that felt just slightly out of place. (more...)
North Korea must stop behaving badly North Korea must stop behaving badly
- September 13, 2017

Guterres urged communication and offered to support any efforts to peacefully resolve "this alarming situation". Referring to North Korea sanctions, Haley said "enough is enough" for half measures, and "We must now adopt the strongest possible measures". (more...)
North Korea warns United States of 'greatest pain' over fresh sanctions North Korea warns United States of 'greatest pain' over fresh sanctions
- September 13, 2017

The DPRK is ready and willing to use any form of ultimate means. A previously circulated version of the U.S. resolution called for a full ban on exports of oil to North Korea and an asset freeze on Kim, the Worker's Party and government of North Korea. (more...)
Wisconsin Senate Set to Vote on $3 Billion Foxconn Factory Deal Wisconsin Senate Set to Vote on $3 Billion Foxconn Factory Deal
- September 13, 2017

The Wisconsin Senate has approved almost $3 billion in cash payments for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group. The city of Kenosha says it's no longer in the hunt to land a Foxconn plant. Sen. Alberta Darling insists the LCD screen plant will be transformational. "Choosing a foreign corporation over our Main Street businesses is a risky and desperate gamble", Larson said in a statement. (more...)
Equifax lobbied to kill rule protecting victims of data breaches Equifax lobbied to kill rule protecting victims of data breaches
- September 13, 2017

Credit bureaus like Equifax are lightly regulated compared to other parts of the financial system. They don't simply hold personal information related to one of your accounts they hold information on ALL of your reported credit accounts. Some of you will have your identities stolen. Of the hack affecting about 44 percent of the USA population, Equifax CEO Richard Smith noted the irony of the intrusion into a firm whose brand is built on the company's reputation as a trustworthy custodian ... (more...)
N. Korea leader praises 'perfect success' of nuclear test N. Korea leader praises 'perfect success' of nuclear test
- September 13, 2017

Chinese gasoline exports to the North fell sharply - to just 120 tons in July, compared to 8,262 tons in June - following a decision by China's state-owned oil company, China National Petroleum Corporation, to cut sales due to concerns that North Korea is too high a credit risk. (more...)
Hurricanes Katia, Jose follow behind deadly Irma Hurricanes Katia, Jose follow behind deadly Irma
- September 13, 2017

Jose's maximum sustained winds are near 85 miles per hour with stronger gusts. It was centered about 1,330 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and moving west at 14 mph. In preparation for the storms, particularly the very unsafe Hurricane Irma, several corporate entities, such as, the Ritz Carlton and American Airlines, have taken precautionary measures. (more...)
Tampa mayor: 'We're about to get punched in the face' Tampa mayor: 'We're about to get punched in the face'
- September 13, 2017

No injuries were reported in either case. The flooding could continue for about a week as the storm surge persists and tides rise and fall, authorities said . While the Indian Consulate in Atlanta was coordinating with various community groups and was in constant touch with community leaders and Indian passport holders, the Indian American community organisations in Atlanta launched an unprecedented relief effort for those in distress due to hurricane Irma . (more...)
Sarasota schools closed until Monday Sarasota schools closed until Monday
- September 13, 2017

Pasco Schools said the plan is subject to change and if schools are not as acceptable operation levels by Friday, classes will not resume on Monday. Custodians will still return to work on Tuesday for clean up. Further, Bowden said, a significant portion of the district's staff evacuated the area, and the Monday start date will allow them time to return. (more...)
U.S. corn, soybean production up slightly from August U.S. corn, soybean production up slightly from August
- September 13, 2017

The trade predicted average soybean yields nationwide at 48.7 bushels per acre. Wet weather during the 2017 planting season derailed the likelihood of reaching those numbers again. "Listen to the message", Kub advised. "We're stronger and I think part of that is because the soybean market is quite strong", said Mike Krueger, president of The Money Farm, West Fargo, N.D. (more...)
FLASHBACK: Trump Calls 'Little Katy' Tur A 'Third Rate Reporter' FLASHBACK: Trump Calls 'Little Katy' Tur A 'Third Rate Reporter'
- September 13, 2017

Tur also appeared on MSNBC's " Morning Joe " on Tuesday, although the president has proclaimed he doesn't watch his former allies anymore. Following the unwanted welcome gesture, Tur writes that she first thought to herself, "I hope the cameras didn't see that". (more...)

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