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Louis area schools named as National Blue Ribbon schools Louis area schools named as National Blue Ribbon schools
- September 28, 2017

The three schools are among 342 schools nationwide that are being recognized for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps. Thompson, who served as pastor before that. In total, 242 schools received the honor. "I thank them for making the school a huge priority for Holy Trinity, just their presence day in and day out in the classroom or at sporting events showcases to parents the importance of the school and how much value this parish has for the success of ... (more...)
Dyson to build an electric auto by 2020 Dyson to build an electric auto by 2020
- September 28, 2017

Meanwhile, shares of Tesla Inc rebounded from a correction on Tuesday after an analyst predicted its electric cars would become commonplace within two years and a billionaire United Kingdom inventor announced plans for his own electric vehicles. (more...)
Ipswich vulnerable to North Korea, US war threat Ipswich vulnerable to North Korea, US war threat
- September 28, 2017

Ri also claimed that Trump's insolent attitude to the people and power of North Korea had made a missile attack on the United States mainland inevitable. US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers, escorted by fighter jets, flew east of North Korea in a show of force after the heated exchange of rhetoric between Trump and Kim. (more...)
China to limit oil supplies to North Korea China to limit oil supplies to North Korea
- September 28, 2017

The Australian foreign minister, Julie Bishop, said China's cutting of oil exports to North Korea was a key move in the attempts to force the country to the negotiating table. "However, confrontation between the two is likely to occur". " China is clearly open to using its undoubted leverage - economic leverage". Last month, the USA announced sanctions against five Chinese companies and one individual, two Singapore-based companies and three Russian citizens, which it accused of ... (more...)
Islamic State releases new audio message from leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Islamic State releases new audio message from leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
- September 28, 2017

This is al-Baghdadi's first recorded speech since November 2016, and it comes amid growing speculation over his fate. The voice in the over 46-minute-long audio sounded much like previous recordings of the reclusive IS leader, who has only appeared in public once. (more...)
Chicago Area Woman Stranded In Puerto Rico Chicago Area Woman Stranded In Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

This joint appeal by all five living former US presidents distributes donations to victims from hurricanes Harvey , Irma and Maria. The second photo, taken around the same time of night, but five days after Hurricane Maria made landfall, looks almost pitch black with just a few points of light differentiating an island of some 3 million people from the dark water surrounding it. (more...)
With fuel and water scarce, Puerto Rico presses for shipping waiver
- September 28, 2017

Critics of the act had said that Trump, who temporarily waived the act in Texas and Florida after storms hit, cared more about a few US shippers than he did about 3.4 million people living in Puerto Rico. The Jones Act restrictions were lifted for Texas and Florida after they were hit by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma respectively, but had not been waived for Puerto Rico. (more...)
Woman reunites with family in Manchester after leaving Puerto Rico Woman reunites with family in Manchester after leaving Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

Virgin Islands. "And we need to employ them". Maria was one of the strongest and most powerful storms ever recorded in the Caribbean; her eye spanned the entire Puerto Rican territory. Kim arrived in Puerto Rico on Wednesday along with a cargo jet carrying dozens of people and equipment to set up a headquarters, according to the military's U.S. (more...)
Trump Administration Slaps North Korea With Fresh Sanctions on Banks, Bank Workers Trump Administration Slaps North Korea With Fresh Sanctions on Banks, Bank Workers
- September 28, 2017

Deputy spokesperson Lee Jin-woo told media on Thursday that Washington and Seoul "are in close consultation" over the rotational deployment of USA strategic assets to the Korean peninsula. Similar to China, authorities in Seoul would also be anxious about large flows of refugees who might flee, particularly if war leads to shortages of food and other essential goods. (more...)
Says 'All Options Are On The Table' With North Korea Says 'All Options Are On The Table' With North Korea
- September 28, 2017

He said the South Korean military should become strong enough to retake its wartime control from the Americans, and to "play a leading role in establishing a stronger and more stable combined defense system" together with the United States. (more...)
Three Confirmed Dead in Fiery 605 Freeway Crash in Whittier Three Confirmed Dead in Fiery 605 Freeway Crash in Whittier
- September 28, 2017

Verduzco was speeding in the southbound carpool lane of the freeway when he rear-ended the Davilas' Nissan in the next lane over and then struck a second vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol . Authorities did not see any open containers or alcohol in Verduzco's vehicle, but said he showed signs of intoxication. The wreck shut down all southbound lanes of the 605 for hours, KABC reported. (more...)
US Ambassador Friedman: Israel 'only occupying 2% of the West Bank' US Ambassador Friedman: Israel 'only occupying 2% of the West Bank'
- September 28, 2017

The global community views settlements there as illegal. The Palestinian foreign minister said that Netanyahu "challenges the global law that asserts that the territories Israel occupied in 1967, including East Jerusalem , are Palestinian territory". (more...)
Modi greets nation on Durga Ashtami Modi greets nation on Durga Ashtami
- September 28, 2017

It is held to celebrate faith on mother nature by ceremoniously worshipping young girls as an incarnation of the Divine Mother. On Maha Ashtami or Durga Ashtami , nine small pots are installed and nine Shaktis of Durga are called upon them. (more...)
Catalans vow disputed independence vote will be peaceful Catalans vow disputed independence vote will be peaceful
- September 28, 2017

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ordered approximately 5,000 National Guard and National Police members to patrol the region last week and to confiscate nine million blank ballot papers meant for the vote. Many were draped in red and yellow Catalan independence flags. Barcelona's mayor Ada Colau on September 28 called for European Union mediation in the standoff over Catalonia's planned independence referendum in an opinion piece in Britain's Guardian daily. (more...)
But why? Michelle Obama's thoughts on women who voted for Donald Trump But why? Michelle Obama's thoughts on women who voted for Donald Trump
- September 28, 2017

On "America's Newsroom", Katie Pavlich said the issue isn't that women disliked their voices, but that they disliked Clinton. Jessica Tarlov agreed that Obama's remark was not helpful for the Democratic Party, and she expects that soundbite to appear in many political ads in 2018 and 2020. (more...)
Where to get free coffee on National Coffee Day this Friday Where to get free coffee on National Coffee Day this Friday
- September 28, 2017

Both Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme will be offering coffee promotions to patrons that visit their stores for National Coffee Day. Cinnabon: Get a free 12-ounce coffee Friday at participating locations nationwide. Also, there are coupons for a free medium McCafé with any purchase in the McDonald's smartphone app . If you have cell phone, you can participate in this year's Cumberland Farms National Coffee Day freebie. (more...)
Supreme Court adds union fee case to blockbuster docket Supreme Court adds union fee case to blockbuster docket
- September 28, 2017

Union membership in the US declined to just 10.7 percent of the workforce past year, and the ranks of private-sector unions have been especially hard hit. It was filed at the Supreme Court just two months after Justice Neil Gorsuch filled the high court seat that had been vacant since Justice Antonin Scalia's death. (more...)
Accused Leaker Said Smuggled Classified Document in Her Pantyhose Accused Leaker Said Smuggled Classified Document in Her Pantyhose
- September 28, 2017

In the interview, victor at first denied several times that she leaked any secret documents. Winner, 25, was an NSA contractor accused of leaking a classified report that exposed a Russian hacking attempt on US voter registration databases and election officials during the 2016 presidential elections. (more...)
Europe migrant crisis: European Union presents legal migration plan Europe migrant crisis: European Union presents legal migration plan
- September 28, 2017

The EU has unveiled a two-year programme to bring 50,000 asylum seekers to Europe amid a growing backlash against both letting in new refugees from outside the bloc and freedom of movement within it. The move is part of the EU's effort to cope with hundreds of thousands of refugees and unauthorized migrants who have tried to enter Europe in recent years, undermining European solidarity as countries bickered over how to manage the problem. (more...)
Italian marries herself in lavish ceremony Italian marries herself in lavish ceremony
- September 28, 2017

Marrying herself is about love and acceptance towards oneself for Laura, and while she would be happy to find a man who she has a future with, her happiness doesn't depend on it. The 40-year-old paid £8,700 for the ceremony, which is not legally recognised, and even went to Egypt on her honeymoon - by herself. Would you do it? The handsome ceremony that was held without a groom had other wedding necessities such as a three-layered wedding cake, bridesmaids and guests. (more...)
South Korea expects more North Korea provocations mid-October South Korea expects more North Korea provocations mid-October
- September 28, 2017

National Security Office (NSO) chief Chung Eui-yong reported to lawmakers on Wednesday that the US had promised to "expand the rotational deployment of the strategic assets around the Korean peninsula". Daines outlined what South Korea faces every day. This issue has become more and more important to South Korea as tensions with North Korea have risen. (more...)
Rep. Steve Scalise: 'I'm back' after being wounded in shooting Rep. Steve Scalise: 'I'm back' after being wounded in shooting
- September 28, 2017

Scalise's office released a statement that he would participate in Thursday's vote series and later address his House colleagues in his first public appearance since the shooting. "I found out later just how much damage was done internally", the Louisiana Republican told CBS in an excerpt of an interview that will air Sunday. (more...)
Man Arrested In Colorado Make Be Linked Two Murdered Delphi Teens Man Arrested In Colorado Make Be Linked Two Murdered Delphi Teens
- September 28, 2017

A man arrested on suspicion of allegedly threatening people with a hatchet on a Colorado trail may reportedly be linked to other crimes, including the slayings of two teen girls in Delphi, Indiana. The suspect was described by state police as about 5 feet 8 and between 180 and 220 pounds, with reddish-brown hair. Mike Patty, German's grandfather, said he saw the information on Nation, but had not heard from investigators about any update in the case. (more...)
Drone Attacks 'Coming Here Imminently — FBI Director Drone Attacks 'Coming Here Imminently — FBI Director
- September 28, 2017

In his first testimony before Congress on Wednesday, new FBI Director Christopher Wray says that one of the main concerns of the bureau now is the possibility of terrorists using drones in attacks. Wray mentioned that the F.B.I.is actively investigating the cyber threats that just occurred in Montana. Following a cyber attack that kept 15,000 Flathead Valley students from school, Senator Steve Daines spoke with FBI Director Schris Wray about future threats and prevention. (more...)
Trump's tax plan is what you make of it
- September 28, 2017

DFL Congresswoman Betty McCollum criticized the plan for favoring the rich. NPR's Scott Horsley reports . During the campaign, Mr. Trump said overhauling the tax code would raise economic growth to 4 percent. Still, the 20 percent corporate tax rate is short of the 15 percent Trump promised as a candidate and advocated for since reaching office. The invite-only event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds will include Hooiser workers, business owners and farmers as the ... (more...)

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