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Author: 0 Hurricane Maria Still A Possible Threat To US East Coast

Puerto Rico remains without power, except for generators, and phone service is spotty, as officials struggle to provide food and water to those affected by the worst storm to hit the island of 3.4 million in almost a century. Hurricane Maria maintained a category 3 status Saturday morning, slowly moving north and away from the Bahamas with maximum sustained winds of 115 miles per hour.

Worldwide Politics not for votes for us: PM Modi
Author: 0 Politics not for votes for us: PM Modi

Since then, Dar had made his livelihood a means to clean up the Wular - one of Asia's largest fresh water lakes. The event is organised every year since 2014 as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) which also marks the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel.

Worldwide South Korea says natural North Korea quake detected
Author: 0 South Korea says natural North Korea quake detected

Those comments came after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he was considering the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure" in response to President Donald Trump's warning that the US would annihilate North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies.

Author: 0 Graham not giving up on health care overhaul

But Democrats and medical groups have been uniform in their opposition, and the bill never seemed to stand a serious chance of winning over the GOP. It would also allow states to seek federal waivers that would allow insurers to charge higher premiums to people with pre-existing medical conditions and to omit certain benefits, like maternity care and mental health care , that they are now required to offer.

Author: 0 Trump administration announces new travel ban on 8 countries

The Trump administration announced new restrictions Sunday on visitors from eight countries - an expansion of the pre-existing travel ban that has spurred fierce legal debates over security, immigration and discrimination. For the last three months, the Trump administration used an executive order to ban foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the USA unless they have a "bona fide" relationship with a person or entity in the country.

Worldwide Trump's Son-in-Law Jared Kushner Used Private Account for Some Official Emails
Author: 0 Trump's Son-in-Law Jared Kushner Used Private Account for Some Official Emails

The Politico report said there's no indication that Kushner shared sensitive or classified information on the account and cited aides who said he prefers to to call or use text instead of emails. Politico is not reporting that Kushner is using a private RNC account but rather private email on his own private server. And he's apparently not alone: Polico reports that "other White House officials have also sometimes used personal accounts to correspond with Kushner and with each other".

Worldwide President Trump slams National Football League again in new Tweets over anthem kneeling
Author: 0 President Trump slams National Football League again in new Tweets over anthem kneeling

Members of the Packers took to Twitter to express their disapproval. "This is about respect for lots of people, and I don't understand why there's rules that when the Dallas Cowboys wanted to put stickers on their helmets out of respect for people there, they couldn't do it, but now the National Football League is saying people should be able to decide what they want to do and disrespect the United States flag".

Worldwide Death toll reaches 305 in central Mexico quake
Author: 0 Death toll reaches 305 in central Mexico quake

Mexico has set up 50 shelters to house quake survivors, but some people are choosing to sleep in the streets, fearing more aftershocks. Rescue efforts to locate victims in the rubble of fallen buildings continued through the night, hampered but not deterred by rain.

Worldwide Manchester rules the roost as City and United share EPL lead
Author: 0 Manchester rules the roost as City and United share EPL lead

In attacking midfield, Marcus Rashford is expected to keep his place on the left after scoring a brace in midweek against the Brewers in the Carabao Cup, while in the hole behind the striker, Armenian playmaker, Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be hoping to continue from where he left off last weekend having scored United's second goal against Ronald Koeman's Everton .

Worldwide Sterling yo-yos after, as expected, but
Author: 0 Sterling yo-yos after, as expected, but "opaque" Brexit speech by Theresa May

Britain must finalise a Brexit transition deal with the European Union by the end of the year "at the latest" to curb an exodus of jobs from the City, according to the country's top banking trade body. She said if "we open our minds to new thinking and new possibilities we can forge a brighter and better future for all our peoples". After delivering her address in Florence to outline exactly the proposals for negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, nearly no one on ...

Worldwide Iran test-fires new ballistic missile defying U.S. warnings
Author: 0 Iran test-fires new ballistic missile defying U.S. warnings

The launch of the so-called Khorramshahr missile was shown on Iranian state television, though the video feed did not indicate a time or location of the test. President Donald Trump. This news with the test arrives merely hrs following Iran's parading this rocket which in a military services celebration within Tehran .

Worldwide Kim Jong-un vows to tame 'mentally deranged' Trump
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un vows to tame 'mentally deranged' Trump

Yet the speech, which was approximately 500 words when translated to English, refers to Trump multiple times as a " dotard " - an arcane word for an elderly person who is weak minded or senile. He said the order would also allow the U.S. to identify new industries - including textiles, fishing and manufacturing - as potential targets for future actions.

Worldwide South Korea says natural earthquake detected in North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea says natural earthquake detected in North Korea

The quake, which South Korea put at magnitude 3.0, was detected in Kilju county in North Hamgyong Province, where North Korea's known Punggyeri nuclear site is located, the official said. Both occurred 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) below ground, the agency said, five to six kilometers from where North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test in Punggye-ri.

Worldwide Two Kennett High seniors named Merit semifinalists
Author: 0 Two Kennett High seniors named Merit semifinalists

The students chosen as National Merit Scholars will have access to 7,500 scholarships worth more than $32 million. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists represents less than one percent of current United States high school seniors. "It's an honor to be named", said Pomerantz, who plans to study math in college. Every Finalist will compete for one of 2,500 National Merit $2,500 Scholarships that will be awarded on a state-representational basis.

Worldwide Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Shares Sold by Hartford Investment Management Co
Author: 0 Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Shares Sold by Hartford Investment Management Co

Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) pulled off a 0.58 percent gain and now trades for $54.06. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 5.40%. Its down 0.09, from 1.41 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 85 investors sold WFC shares while 685 reduced holdings. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments.

Worldwide Seismic Activity Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Site; Cause Is Unknown
Author: 0 Seismic Activity Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Site; Cause Is Unknown

The moves follow the adoption of a unanimous UN Security Council agreement on sanctions after the isolated North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho said later in NY that Pyongyang may consider its most powerful test of a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean.

Worldwide New York Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico
Author: 0 New York Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico

Following his visit to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Friday , Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined with celebrities and elected officials Sunday to launch a relief campaign that will benefit the island. The initiative is in addition to other Puerto Rican relief efforts. "We are working day and night to identify the needs", Lopez said to thundering applause.

Worldwide Caregiver pleads for aid for sick, elderly in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Caregiver pleads for aid for sick, elderly in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

We need diesel for the generator". Authorities in the town of Vega Alta on the north coast said they had been unable to reach an entire neighborhood called Fatima and were particularly anxious about residents of a nursing home. Gen. Derek P. Rydholm, deputy to the chief of the Air Force Reserve, said it is still impossible to say how long it will be before communication and power are restored.

Worldwide Americans favor ObamaCare to Graham-Cassidy
Author: 0 Americans favor ObamaCare to Graham-Cassidy

They also say the cuts to Medicaid would cause millions of Americans to lose their coverage - and the changes would weaken individual insurance markets, making coverage more costly. " John McCain never had any intention of voting for this Bill, which his Governor loves". Pundits dutifully filled out the toe tag in July, after a repeal-and-replace bill failed to pass the Senate.

Worldwide TCU football report card at Oklahoma State
Author: 0 TCU football report card at Oklahoma State

Next week: Off. Oklahoma returns October 7 at home against Iowa State. "I can not imagine what it's like to be a defensive coordinator having to match up with an offense this in sync". 36 of those points were scored against a high-powered offense in SMU , that had put up over 50 points per game in their first two outings. Saturday's game is a preview of what could be a wildly entertaining Big 12 season.