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Three Tigers named as National Merit semifinalists Three Tigers named as National Merit semifinalists
- September 25, 2017

Dunkelman and the other semi-finalists are the highest-scoring students on the PSAT and represent less than 1 percent of USA high school seniors, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Boyce knows that he would not be a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist were it not for the tools he's learned in the IB program. To become finalists, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements. (more...)
Wells Fargo cuts more jobs in Charlotte Wells Fargo cuts more jobs in Charlotte
- September 24, 2017

Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 19,991 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $1,113,000 after acquiring an additional 60 shares during the period. 20,000 shares were sold by Hardison Hope A., worth $1.04M on Tuesday, May 16. Investors of record on Friday, August 4th were issued a $0.39 dividend. (more...)
Devastated Puerto Rico struggles without power, water, phones Devastated Puerto Rico struggles without power, water, phones
- September 24, 2017

The governor said there is "significant damage" to the dam, and authorities believe it could give way at any moment. Speaking with CNN Friday morning, Rossello said authorities had rescued almost 700 people from the flooding. Drivers had to wait up to seven hours at the few filling stations open on Saturday, according to news reports, and lines of cars snaked for blocks. (more...)
China limits oil trade to North Korea China limits oil trade to North Korea
- September 24, 2017

The site of the tremor is close to where the regime on 3rd September claimed to have detonated a thermonuclear weapon, in its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date. The Security Council was aware of the crippling effect of the textile export ban. The AFP news agency recently reported that oil prices have increased in North Korea in the last two months. (more...)
NY Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico NY Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico
- September 24, 2017

Pop star Jennifer Lopez joined Gov. Cuomo Sunday to launch a new state effort to funnel aid to storm-wracked Puerto Rico . Today, Puerto Rico needs our help. Chisholm State Office Building, and Jamaica Street Armory in Queens. Cuomo was joined by entertainer Jennifer Lopez for the announcement. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided assistance, but Cuomo and members of New York's congressional delegation are urging the federal government to do more. (more...)
Graham-Cassidy Would Cause Millions to Lose Health Coverage Graham-Cassidy Would Cause Millions to Lose Health Coverage
- September 24, 2017

Trump was less conciliatory Saturday morning, saying that McCain "was sold a bill of goods" by Sen. Most of all, on Thursday, Kimmel took aim at President Donald Trump . Graham is McCain's best friend in the Senate, but the Arizona Republican said he couldn't support the bill in good conscience. The South Carolina senator added "I feel an obligation to fix this disaster and intend to push forward for state-centric health care vs Washington-knows-best health care". (more...)
AP Top 25: Top Five Remains Same; Florida State Drops Out AP Top 25: Top Five Remains Same; Florida State Drops Out
- September 24, 2017

It happened in 2005. "That's the Big 12 ", Patterson said. Meanwhile, there's no woe quite like woe in a kingdom, and it's burning right now in Louisiana, where LSU took its 37-7 clobbering at Mississippi State with two reminders: It has grown remarkable that LSU's offense still, after all the tweaking of recent years, can not budge against steep competition. (more...)
Notre Dame Rolls To 38-18 Victory At Michigan State Notre Dame Rolls To 38-18 Victory At Michigan State
- September 24, 2017

First, senior linebacker Greer Martini stripped Lewerke, setting Notre Dame up 24 yards away from the end zone before junior running back Dexter Williams caught his first career touchdown pass. Scott was approaching the goal line for a touchdown that would have made it a one-score game. The Spartans earned home victories over Bowling Green and Western Michigan prior to a bye week, while the Irish are coming off a victory over Boston College last weekend. (more...)
Iran needs no permission to boost its defense might: DM Iran needs no permission to boost its defense might: DM
- September 24, 2017

Brigadier General Amir Ali Hayizade, Commander of the Aerospace Division of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, said that the Jorramshahr missile has up to 2,000 kilometers in range and can carry large amounts of explosive material. (more...)
Quake detected near North Korea nuclear test zone 'occurred naturally'
- September 24, 2017

The UN Sanctions followed recent missile and nuclear tests by the North Korean regime violating the previous resolutions. The size of Saturday's tremor is smaller than that usually detected when North Korea has tested weapons. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho spoke to reporters in NY, where he is attending the United Nations General Assembly. The spokesman, Lu Kang, said Beijing complies with U.N. (more...)
Trump blasts John McCain for letting 'his best friend' down Trump blasts John McCain for letting 'his best friend' down
- September 24, 2017

Most notably, the then-candidate was widely criticized after he questioned McCain's credentials as a war hero, citing his capture during the Vietnam War. Census Bureau. "Let Arizona down!" Trump tweeted . Trump said , adding that the health bill was "great for Arizona". Lisa Murkowski's vote has continued into the weekend, with changes seen to benefit her state related to the state's funding formula in the bill and the timeline for implementation. (more...)
Bjerregaard triumphs in Portugal Bjerregaard triumphs in Portugal
- September 24, 2017

Bjerregaard birdied Nos. 15 and 17 to end with a comfortable lead over Warren. Coetzee had an impressive start and posted a 30 at the turn, but ended with a bogey and two birdies in his final nine holes. "I'm very happy, 7 under, no bogeys, seven birdies - that's what you want every day, " said Luiten, who missed three cuts in his last four tournaments. (more...)
Trump weighs replacement to travel ban Trump weighs replacement to travel ban
- September 24, 2017

President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries sunsets Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect. While most countries already met the standards, officials said that some that didn't have made changes that put them in compliance. After a bomb partially exploded on a London subway last week, Trump once again called for a tougher ban. (more...)
DACA deal: The 'wall' in exchange for 'amnesty' DACA deal: The 'wall' in exchange for 'amnesty'
- September 24, 2017

Several Democrats either don't understand why President Donald Trump rescinded President Barack Obama's DACA executive order or are presenting false information about it ("DACA action magnifies issue for '18 elections", September 11 World-Herald). (more...)
Saints face Panthers in divisional showdown Saints face Panthers in divisional showdown
- September 24, 2017

Drew Brees completed 27 of his 45 pass attempts for 356 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Carolina is 2-0 on the year, but their wins aren't overly impressive. Saints WR Ted Ginn Jr. spent three seasons with Carolina (2013, 2015-16) and scored 19 TDs. Newton is still showing signs of rust in the passing game, and now will have to rely on his arm more than ever without tight end Greg Olsen (out with broken foot) behind an offensive line without their leader in Ryan Kalil (neck injury ). (more...)
Rouhani Says Iran Will Proceed With Missile Program Rouhani Says Iran Will Proceed With Missile Program
- September 24, 2017

The new missile was unveiled in a military parade in Tehran on Friday. Rouhani's comments came three days after Trump accused Iran at the U.N. General Assembly of building "dangerous" missiles and exporting violence to Yemen, Syria and other parts of the region. (more...)
'Banks won't be allowed to do business with both US, North Korea' 'Banks won't be allowed to do business with both US, North Korea'
- September 24, 2017

The natural disaster could be the result of a cave in following the test earlier this month. Monitoring groups estimate that a nuclear test conducted in North Korea earlier this month had a yield of 250 kilotons, which is 16 times the size of the U.S. (more...)
Amazon Restaurants partnership may soon include Chipotle and Shake Shack delivery Amazon Restaurants partnership may soon include Chipotle and Shake Shack delivery
- September 24, 2017

Amazon has gradually been entering the food market for several years now, with Amazon Fresh grocery delivery, and more recently acquiring Whole Foods . "We're thrilled to work with Amazon to provide Olo's base of restaurant customers with a new delivery sales channel that drives increased visibility", Noah Glass, Founder & CEO of Olo, said in a press release . (more...)
Raccoon hitches ride on police cruiser hood Raccoon hitches ride on police cruiser hood
- September 24, 2017

The insane bastard wound up being OK after Officer Frabbiele pulled to the side of the road and removed him from the hood. Officer Christopher Frabbiele was on his way to a major vehicle accident in Colorado Springs Wednesday night, when he heard something on the hood of his auto. (more...)
Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities
- September 24, 2017

US President Donald Trump, speaking at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, noted Iran was building its missile capability and accused it of exporting violence to Yemen, Syria and other parts of the Middle East. We will strengthen our missile capabilities. "Not much of an agreement we have!" To defend our homeland, we will not ask permission to anyone, " he launched at the military parade. (more...)
Maria's death toll climbs to 10 in Puerto Rico
- September 24, 2017

A turn to the north is expected, but the Hurricane Center says the storm will slow down considerably, creating greater uncertainty on where it will head after three days. The governor said there is "significant damage" to the dam, and authorities believe it could give way at any moment. That is why the authorities are moving so fast because they also have the challenges of all the debris. (more...)
Collins says it's 'difficult' to imagine backing Obamacare repeal Collins says it's 'difficult' to imagine backing Obamacare repeal
- September 24, 2017

The closely divided Senate means that the Republicans , who control the chamber, can not lose more than two GOP senators if they hope to pass the legislation. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, told a crowd stacked with Affordable Care Act supporters that the GOP's repeal push was likely over for the year. "Graham-Cassidy puts federal spending on a budget - a realistic, manageable and achievable budget", Hutchinson said. (more...)
Iran Tests New Missile Despite Washington's Warnings
- September 24, 2017

Iran has successfully tested a new medium-range ballistic missile, state media announced on Saturday, despite recent USA warnings that it may pull out of a landmark nuclear deal. Washington has on several occasions slapped new sanctions against Iran over its missile programme. Iranian officials have argued that the measure only applies to missiles specifically created to carry nuclear warheads. (more...)
At Least 8 Injured In Antioch Church Shooting At Least 8 Injured In Antioch Church Shooting
- September 24, 2017

This is a developing story and will be updated . The extent of the injuries and other details about the victims were not immediately known. According to the Tennessean , at around 11.15 am, police began receiving calls that multiple shots were fired with people apparently shot at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ. (more...)
Security forces bust militant hideout in Kupwara Security forces bust militant hideout in Kupwara
- September 24, 2017

On Sunday morning, terrorists threw a grenade towards security forces at Main Chowk area in Sopore injuring six people including two police and a paramilitary personnel. With their elimination, a major terror attack has been averted. In a separate incident in Sopore town in north Kashmir, three civilians were injured today in a grenade explosion near a branch office of the State Bank of India. (more...)