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Makes loop over Atlantic; narrowly avoids Irma-affected islands Makes loop over Atlantic; narrowly avoids Irma-affected islands
- September 15, 2017

Jose's sustained winds Wednesday evening reached 75 miles per hour, barely making it a hurricane. The storm should remain well to the east-northeast of the Bahamas through Wednesday. East coast on Friday, Sept. 15 and into the Atlantic Ocean. Hurricane Jose threatened a number of islands in the Caribbean only days after the catastrophic damage brought by Hurricane Irma. (more...)
President to Survey Damage Caused by Irma President to Survey Damage Caused by Irma
- September 15, 2017

More than four million homes and businesses are still without power in Florida and neighbouring states. In Lee County, which includes Cape Coral and Fort Myers , 66 percent of the area's 290,000 electrical customers were still without power Wednesday. (more...)
Hot Topic: Steve Bannon Says Comey Firing A Mistake Hot Topic: Steve Bannon Says Comey Firing A Mistake
- September 15, 2017

But the President contradicted that explanation days later in an interview with NBC News, in which he said he had made up his mind to fire Comey before receiving Rosenstein's recommendation and that his decision had been made with the FBI's Russian Federation investigation weighing on his mind. (more...)
Steve Bannon Has a Nazi Problem Steve Bannon Has a Nazi Problem
- September 15, 2017

In an interview with " 60 Minutes " that was broadcast on Sunday, Mr. Bannon said that the United States needed to take a tougher stance against Beijing. In his interview Sunday with Charlie Rose , Bannon said he opposed Comey's firing as FBI director in May, which led to the Justice Department naming Robert Mueller as special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
Myanmar army violence against Rohingya 'unacceptable': Tillerson Myanmar army violence against Rohingya 'unacceptable': Tillerson
- September 15, 2017

On a visit to London where he met British Prime Minister Theresa May and foreign minister, Boris Johnson, he told a news conference on Thursday: "I think it is a defining moment in many ways for this new, emerging democracy". These refugees have poured into Bangladesh , as United Nation's High Commission for Refugees states. We all clearly understand that. The resolution called on the European Union to make it clear that the "EU stands ready to consider targeted punitive sanctions against ... (more...)
McConnell Statement on Border Security, DACA legislation McConnell Statement on Border Security, DACA legislation
- September 15, 2017

By Senate convention, senators submit an opinion or a "blue slip" giving a positive or negative evaluation of a nominee named to a vacancy in their state. He also said his promised wall along the U.S. -Mexico border would "come later". Under the existing system, the decisions by the senators could permanently derail those nominees. (more...)
Wealthy have to accept higher taxes under his tax reform plan Wealthy have to accept higher taxes under his tax reform plan
- September 15, 2017

In a defiant statement issued at a time when top Republican policymakers from the Trump administration and Congress are preparing to unveil their tax reform framework, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch said his panel would not serve as "anyone's rubber stamp" and said his tax legislation would reflect the consensus views of panel members. (more...)
YuMi the robot makes debut as orchestra conductor in Italy YuMi the robot makes debut as orchestra conductor in Italy
- September 15, 2017

Everything went well, according to Colombini. The robot conducted three of the 18 pieces performed on Tuesday night, including the famous aria La Donna e' Mobile, from Verdi's opera Rigoletto . YuMi achieved a very high level of fluidity of gesture, with an incredible softness of touch and expressive nuancing. In recent years, robots have been taking on a number of tasks previously considered impossible, and along the way proving us wrong about the extent of their capabilities. (more...)
Vehicle seat checkpoint will be held in Moab this month Vehicle seat checkpoint will be held in Moab this month
- September 15, 2017

The study findings suggest educational programs to improve child passenger safety could focus on the gaps identified by the study, including the recommendation to keep children rear-facing in safety seats through age 24 months, to use booster seats through age 8, and the recommendation that children sit in the back seat through age 13. (more...)
Dera spokesperson Dilawar Insan arrested for inciting violence in Panchkula Dera spokesperson Dilawar Insan arrested for inciting violence in Panchkula
- September 15, 2017

Recently, three-day long search operations were also conducted at Sirsa's Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters. The Haryana Police has arrested the head of the IT cell of Dera Sacha Sauda for deleting crucial CCTV footage which could serve as evidence. (more...)
Gov. Eric Greitens Preps National Guard for Stockley Verdict Gov. Eric Greitens Preps National Guard for Stockley Verdict
- September 15, 2017

Stockley is the former St. Louis police officer accused of executing a suspect after a police pursuit in December 2011. Speaking downtown, Greitens was joined by Christina Wilson , the fiancée of Anthony Lamar Smith, 24. Some activists have warned of mass disruptions if Stockley is acquitted. Is Greitens's action a precaution or a sign of the approaching verdict? Wilson also called for peace. (more...)
Campus police prep for Ben Shapiro speech Campus police prep for Ben Shapiro speech
- September 15, 2017

He says "the police and the chancellor and the university better not attack us". The city and campus have become a flashpoint this year for the country's political divisions, drawing extremist groups from the left and right. But he says they were scared about the potential violence outside the speech by Shapiro dubbed Campus Thuggery. "Today is really about free speech", said Berkeley business owner, Luis Medina, who was boarding up several Bank of America ATM's on Telegraph Avenue. (more...)
National Planning Corp Sells 2981 Shares of Realty Income Corporation (O)
- September 15, 2017

About shares traded. VMware, Inc. Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) has risen 28.27% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.65% the S&P500. Baystate Wealth Mgmt Ltd Com accumulated 500 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Prudential Financial holds 0% of its portfolio in Getty Realty Corp. It also upped Wal (NYSE:WMT) stake by 8,000 shares and now owns 17,412 shares. (more...)
Callon Petroleum's Series A Preferred Stock Shares Cross 9.5% Yield Mark Callon Petroleum's Series A Preferred Stock Shares Cross 9.5% Yield Mark
- September 15, 2017

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Janney Montgomery Scott LLC Purchases Shares of 13,986 Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE )" was originally reported by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal. Here are a few substantial investment firms who have updated their positions. Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.35, from 1.06 in 2016Q3. (more...)
Near 100-Degree Temps Anticipated for Area Thursday Near 100-Degree Temps Anticipated for Area Thursday
- September 15, 2017

Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. The potential for high winds, averaging about 20 miles per hour and with gusts up to 30 miles per hour, is forecast for Friday , according to the weather service. (more...)
President Trump visits battered Florida President Trump visits battered Florida
- September 15, 2017

Visiting Texas a few days after Trump, Pence took a more active approach, clearing downed tree branches in a sweat-soaked shirt and leading a prayer circle at a damaged church. Guard members were also working to clear roads and carry out search-and-rescue missions across the Keys. Almost half of Florida was engulfed by Irma, which left flooded streets, damaged homes and displaced residents in its wake. (more...)
Will Germany's Angela Merkel win fourth term? Will Germany's Angela Merkel win fourth term?
- September 15, 2017

Voting on September 24th is expected to see her party finish substantially ahead of the Social Democrats and open to forming another grand coalition with them or possibly with the Greens and the liberal Free Democrats. For the Social Democrats, this approach is productive in government but much more hard to handle on the campaign trail. Polls show the Social Democrats trailing Merkel's conservatives by 13-16 points before Germany's September 24 election, suggesting that their best chance ... (more...)
Rep. Luke Messer on DACA, President Trump's Border Wall Rep. Luke Messer on DACA, President Trump's Border Wall
- September 15, 2017

A year ago, Coulter attacked Trump for almost the exact same reason: He said on the campaign trail that he would be open to allowing some undocumented immigrants to stay in the country legally, a day before Coulter published " In Trump We Trust ", which praised the then-candidate for his hardline immigration platform. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Dow ekes out another high in mixed day Markets Right Now: Dow ekes out another high in mixed day
- September 15, 2017

Data released Thursday showed USA consumer prices rose in August at their fastest pace in seven months, a possible sign inflation is picking up pace. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 8 points to 22,110. The Dow rose 45 points, or 0.2 percent, to 22,203. Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday after North Korea fired off another missile over Japan, ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and denting investor sentiment. (more...)
Thousands take to the streets against Macron labour laws
- September 15, 2017

He believes labour market reforms to be at the heart of this effort. Further protests are promised on September 23 by far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon. Macron has instead visited the Caribbean islands of St Martin and St Barts, French territories among the worst affected by Hurricane Irma. The jobless rate has been stuck at 10% or so for more than a decade and presently stands at 9.5%, the sixth highest in the European Union, while youth unemployment helping explain the unrest and sense ... (more...)
7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
- September 15, 2017

An autopsy confirmed deputies' suspicions after the girl's body was found in a home in the 5100 block of Dossey Road S. on Wednesday. Gas-powered generators give off carbon monoxide, a deadly gas that is colorless and odorless, so there's no warning that someone is being poisoned. (more...)
Where is Necker Island? Richard Branson's British Virgin Island Where is Necker Island? Richard Branson's British Virgin Island
- September 15, 2017

British troops and police are helping to keep order, with more on the way. Her comments in a letter to the OECD come after Theresa May's spokesman said the Prime Minister was "frustrated" at the rules. Irma churned over the lower Florida Keys islands as a Category Four hurricane before making a second landfall on the peninsula's southwestern coast. (more...)
Weiner's lawyers cite 'remarkable progress' in probation request Weiner's lawyers cite 'remarkable progress' in probation request
- September 15, 2017

A report published in May in WhoWhatWhy seemingly confirmed that the girl was hoping to swing the election in favor of President Trump. In Weiner's letter to Cote, he said his remorse for endangering the girl's well-being is "profound". (more...)
New York City aims to slash greenhouse gas emissions from buildings New York City aims to slash greenhouse gas emissions from buildings
- September 15, 2017

Such buildings would need to reduce their energy consumption by about 25 percent. The first-of-its-kind initiative would require owners with existing buildings larger than 25,000 square feet to invest in more efficient heating and cooling systems as well as insulation and hot water heaters, the Washington Post reported. (more...)
Hewitt chooses Millman over Kokkinakis for Davis Cup Hewitt chooses Millman over Kokkinakis for Davis Cup
- September 15, 2017

Let's now get to the order of play for the weekend. Lille/Brussels: France can not take anything for granted in their Davis Cup semi-final against Serbia even though the visitors will be without Novak Djokovic , team captain Yannick Noah said on Thursday. (more...)

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