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Hurricane Maria Weakens but Poses Threat to US East Coast Hurricane Maria Weakens but Poses Threat to US East Coast
- September 30, 2017

Pearson said no injuries have been reported. "Motorists should proceed with caution, drive slowly through standing water, and stay off Highway 12 during periods of high tide". It was expected to become a tropical storm on Tuesday night. Schools were closed in Dare County on the Outer Banks for a second day. Officials ordered visitors to leave both Ocracoke and Hatteras islands ahead of the storm. (more...)
Dems Welcome Obamacare Repeal Efforts Ahead of 2018 Midterms Dems Welcome Obamacare Repeal Efforts Ahead of 2018 Midterms
- September 30, 2017

The senators contend they're not giving up on their years-long pledge to repeal and replace ObamaCare. "The Senate Republican budget is the clearest sign yet that Republicans are intent on pursuing a tax plan that would blow a huge hole in the deficit and stack up debt, leading to cuts in programs that middle-class Americans rely on", said Senator Chuck Schumer of NY, the top Senate Democrat. (more...)
Faith healer let baby die 'because God doesn't make mistakes' Faith healer let baby die 'because God doesn't make mistakes'
- September 30, 2017

When a midwife warned them Abigail could die or suffer severe brain damage if left untreated, Rachel chanted "God doesn't make mistakes" and insisted she was fine. Joshua and Rachel Piland pictured above. Both Josh and Rachel reached out to friends and fellow church members to come to their home and pray for Abigail's resurrection, but never called the police'. (more...)
NY sending more help to Puerto Rico NY sending more help to Puerto Rico
- September 30, 2017

In enumerable ways large and small, numerous 3.4 million inhabitants of Puerto Rico struggled through a 10th day with little or no access to basic necessities - from electricity and clean, running water to communications, food and medicine. (more...)
Lion bite sees Ospreys player miss Cheetahs clash Lion bite sees Ospreys player miss Cheetahs clash
- September 30, 2017

Steve Tandy , head coach of the side based in Swansea, south Wales, said: "There was an incident with a lion, but in fairness it was nothing to do with the lion". "It's probably one of the silliest things I've ever been involved in", added Tandy. "It's nothing to do with where we were, it was a good environment, we'd been told how far back to stand". (more...)
South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea in mid-October South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea in mid-October
- September 30, 2017

And the new military build-up comes after Russian Federation launched an inter-continental ballistic missile last night. On Monday, Trump tweeted North Korea's leadership "won't be around much longer" after North Korea's foreign minister accused Trump of issuing a " declaration of war " over a previous statement that Trump had tweeted. (more...)
Tamil Nadu: Appointment of new governor brings hope for crisis-hit state Tamil Nadu: Appointment of new governor brings hope for crisis-hit state
- September 30, 2017

Purohit's role as Tamil Nadu Governor will be crucial amidst political turmoil in Tamil Nadu due to AIADMK infighting following passing of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa. In the Legislative Council, Ganga Prasad has served as the opposition leader and during the earlier NDA regime, he was the leader of the Bihar Legislative Council for the ruling party. (more...)
Linking all of Gau Raksha with violence not correct, says Mohan Bhagwat Linking all of Gau Raksha with violence not correct, says Mohan Bhagwat
- September 30, 2017

It is unfair to link cow protectors or the entire activity of cow protection with violent incidences or communal feelings", Bhagwat said in his Hindi speech. "Necessary Constitutional amendments will have to be made and old provisions will have to be changed in J&K". "Determination with which terrorist infiltration and firing from across the border is being dealt with is appreciated". (more...)
Varun Dhawan thanks Alia Bhatt for giving 'NOC' for 'Judwaa 2' Varun Dhawan thanks Alia Bhatt for giving 'NOC' for 'Judwaa 2'
- September 30, 2017

The film released on around 3200 screens and is spread evenly across single screens and multiplexes. 15 crores + day one is what the trade is hinted at and the result has been the same. On Friday, Dhawan shared an emotional post on his official Twitter account, mentioning that Salman Khan is his inspiration. He tweeted, '#Judwaa2 is out tomorrow Raja and Prem is yours. (more...)
Van hits and injures three pedestrians outside New York's Penn Station Van hits and injures three pedestrians outside New York's Penn Station
- September 30, 2017

He says he was standing outside Penn Station when he saw the van speed up and hit them. Police are investigating the driver's claim the gas pedal got stuck on the floor mat. "(The driver's) first statement to police on the scene was that the floormat got stuck on the accelerator", Hyland said. Pandey said several officers from Penn Station surrounded the victims on the street and began directing traffic away from Seventh Avenue. (more...)
Financial Analysis and Stock Valuation: Dynegy Inc. (DYN), Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (FOLD)
- September 30, 2017

Jennison Lc accumulated 8.93 million shares. Moreover, State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has 0.09% invested in Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL) for 261,054 shares. FT reports, The 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Amicus Therapeutics, Inc . have a median target of 16.25, with a high estimate of 18.00 and a low estimate of 15.00. (more...)
Malaysia GP: Mercedes search for answers as Ferrari surge in Practice
- September 30, 2017

That Vettel finds himself in a chess-like scenario is much of his own making, and he must still be waking up at night with cold sweats thinking of Singapore . " Red Bull looked very fast in the mixed conditions this morning, in the damp and wet on the intermediate tyres". "I really didn't think our vehicle was well suited to the track, but Lewis' problem opened the door and then I held off Max in the closing stages to take the win". (more...)
Vettel and Raikkonen expecting further improvement on Saturday
- September 30, 2017

Hamilton, the only black driver in F1's history, urged his followers to read about the issue, signing off his message with #Takeaknee. I can relate to that, and one of the most important things in the United States is that you have the right to express an opinion. (more...)
Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari's reality is not so negative
- September 30, 2017

Race promoters have struggled with rising costs and declining tickets sales in recent seasons and have been squeezed by competition in Asia from the Chinese Grand Prix and the night race in Singapore . Hamilton said he had felt no obligation to check such remarks beforehand with the management of his team , and this afternoon Mercedes boss Toto Wolff voiced cautious support for his driver . (more...)
Fernando Alonso says Lewis Hamilton now big F1 title favourite
- September 30, 2017

Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene vowed to keep the pressure on Mercedes. "Having said that, I'm pretty sure I can't say to you now what will be in my mind when I leave the grid - I never thought about the last race and I'm pretty sure I will be focused on seeing what I can do from that start on Sunday". (more...)
Fernando Alonso says F1 racing at Sepang circuit to be more hard
- September 30, 2017

Hamilton's calamitous luck of last season has turned full circle, epitomised by his win in Singapore 10 days ago after pole-sitter Vettel's Ferrari was shunted by Max Verstappen and team-mate Kimi Raikkonen on a rain-sodden first lap. (more...)
Fernando Alonso says F1 racing at Sepang circuit to be more hard
- September 30, 2017

Hamilton's calamitous luck of last season has turned full circle, epitomised by his win in Singapore 10 days ago after pole-sitter Vettel's Ferrari was shunted by Max Verstappen and team-mate Kimi Raikkonen on a rain-sodden first lap. (more...)
Fernando Alonso says F1 racing at Sepang circuit to be more hard
- September 30, 2017

Hamilton's calamitous luck of last season has turned full circle, epitomised by his win in Singapore 10 days ago after pole-sitter Vettel's Ferrari was shunted by Max Verstappen and team-mate Kimi Raikkonen on a rain-sodden first lap. (more...)
Bottas still refusing to give up on 2017 F1 title hopes
- September 30, 2017

Hamilton started last year's race in Malaysia on pole position and led before the engine expired. As a result, Hamilton now has a comfortable lead in the drivers championship . His victory less than 300 miles south in Singapore a fortnight ago could yet prove vital as Vettel retired following an opening-lap shunt. "We are going to feel it on Sunday afternoon, but that's I guess what we prepare for.it's a painful one, but it's a good pain and you deal with it and I feel I definitely ... (more...)
Mercedes left seeking answers after 'difficult' Malaysia F1 practice
- September 30, 2017

Race time is 5pm Sunday. "I thought my auto was not too bad but we didn't do too many timed laps and we can go an terrible lot faster". "We're hoping that we're able to find our bearings overnight and regroup for tomorrow". As the teams prepare for the challenge in the searing heat of Sepang , we take a look at the talk emanating from the paddock ahead of the final Malaysian Grand Prix . (more...)
Formula 1 Racing Odds: Malaysian Grand Prix 9/29/17
- September 30, 2017

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton was 2.5sec off the pace in sixth, behind Fernando Alonso , Kimi Raikkonen and championship rival Sebastian Vettel , who took advantage of a drying track to vault up the order in the closing stages. (more...)
Formula 1 Racing Odds: Malaysian Grand Prix 9/29/17
- September 30, 2017

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton was 2.5sec off the pace in sixth, behind Fernando Alonso , Kimi Raikkonen and championship rival Sebastian Vettel , who took advantage of a drying track to vault up the order in the closing stages. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel fastest, drain cover crash halts session
- September 30, 2017

Vettel lost ground in the championship duel after crashing out at the start in Singapore last time out. The champion will be the driver with the lowest score. "So we're looking very carefully at the set-up and the configuration of the auto just to try and understand what's gone wrong", he continued. When he did re-emerge with 40 minutes of the session remaining his vehicle appeared still to be handling erratically, and his first timed lap was fully 1.4 seconds down on Vettel. (more...)
Malaysia wouldn't want to host F1, even for free - SIC
- September 30, 2017

Speaking to Sky Sports F1 after the second session, Wolff called it a "very hard session and said the team "struggled from the get-go - in the wet, in the dry, on all tyres". They've probably been welded for a long time I expect and have got a bit tired. Now the hunter rather than the hunted in the championship race, Vettel doesn't feel under any less pressure to produce results, choosing to focus on each of the six remaining Grands Prix one at a time. (more...)
F4 SEA Returns To Support Final Malaysian Grand Prix
- September 30, 2017

Worryingly for Hamilton, the auto was struggling on both short runs with low fuel and longer runs with high fuel. Lewis Hamilton took the win and extended his championship lead in Singapore after a first corner collision saw Sebastian Vettel , Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen out of contention, and the race by the second corner. (more...)