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A weakened Jose passing north of Leeward Islands

A weakened Jose passing north of Leeward Islands Irma is the biggest and most immediate threat. And there are now fears about what will happen in southeastern Bahamas. Despite Irma's winds having now decreased to 155 miles per hour, it is still a unsafe hurricane. "On the forecast track, the core of Jose will continue to move away from the northern Leeward Islands overnight", the advisory said. Also, during this time, Irma will weaken into a t... [Full Article...]

State Senate scraps budget deal

State Senate scraps budget deal Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, said he also had no idea how the three Democratic Senators would vote until they made their remarks on the floor. Friday. The Republican budget now heads to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, which could vote on it Friday evening. Gov. Dannel P. [Full Article...]

Dangote Cement approaches PPC about takeover

Dangote Cement approaches PPC about takeover Dangote Cement said it approached PPC [JSE:PPC] about a takeover deal, signalling the start of a possible bidding war for South Africa's biggest cement maker. The approach by the company owned by Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest person, follows a joint offer from Canada's Fairfax Financial and domestic rival AfriSam. [Full Article...]

New Confederates explain why they're here as Richmond braces for rally

New Confederates explain why they're here as Richmond braces for rally Lee statue to counter-protest the rally. There is no such vote on the table in Richmond, which served as the Capital of the Confederacy. Several Virginia agencies, including the Virginia State Police and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management will be providing resources to the City of Richmond and coordinating with their counterparts in city government throughout the day as we all monit... [Full Article...]

Heightened BART Security In Wake Of London Bombing

Heightened BART Security In Wake Of London Bombing Commissioner James O'Neill says there have been no direct threats to New York City, but people should always be vigilant and aware of their surroundings. A reported explosion at a train station sent commuters stampeding in panic, injuring at least 22 people at the height of London's morning rush hour. [Full Article...]

More than 100 prisoners captured after Hurricane Irma jail escape

More than 100 prisoners captured after Hurricane Irma jail escape Almost 40 deaths were reported across the Caribbean. Jenn Manes, who writes a blog on U.S. Virgin Island St. John, detailed a list of robberies and break-ins on the island after Irma struck, saying she had to install a bar on the inside of her door to keep out would-be burglars. [Full Article...]

California affordable housing bills clear Assembly

California affordable housing bills clear Assembly The measure, SB-54, passed by a 49-25 vote. Brown has until October 15 to decide which bills will become law, and Hernandez is confident that SB 17 is on that track. It drew sharp condemnation from law-enforcement officials who warned that they'd be unable to work with federal authorities on task forces or ensure unsafe criminals were deported upon release from jail. [Full Article...]

Indian high speed rail project launched by Prime Ministers

Indian high speed rail project launched by Prime Ministers An official release said India and Japan exchanged RoD (Record of Discussions) on civil aviation cooperation with respect to open sky. And now, through the partnership of the two postal services, the " cool box service " is going to be started, so that the Japanese people in India can order their food straight from Japan, he said. [Full Article...]

Jose Not Expected To Hit the Southeast US

Jose Not Expected To Hit the Southeast US Jose will then lift to the northeast and hopefully out into the Atlantic by the middle and end of next week. The swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and unsafe rip currents. The forecast track is fairly uncertain at that point, as noted by the wider cone. It's 445 miles east of the Bahamas and moving slowly west at 3 mph. [Full Article...]

East Coast Now in Tropical Storm Jose's 'Cone of Uncertainty'

East Coast Now in Tropical Storm Jose's 'Cone of Uncertainty' The agency said it's "possible" there will be tropical storm watches around the U.S. East Coast "on Saturday ". Both of those waves are now being given a medium chance, 40 percent to 60 percent, of developing in the next five days. If Tropical Storm Lee comes together first, this disturbance would have the potential to become Tropical Storm Maria. But with Sandy, there was an upper level low ... [Full Article...]

After 2 weeks of fury and devastation, Hurricane Irma is gone

After 2 weeks of fury and devastation, Hurricane Irma is gone Families looking for information can call the hospital hotline at 954-265-1074. In Coral Gables, an apartment building was evacuated after authorities said its lack of power made it unsafe for elderly tenants. Katz said at least a dozen other patients in emergency care. Family members rushed to the hospitals after finding out where their loved ones were taken to. [Full Article...]

JNU, DU among hit as govt clamps down on FCRA violations

JNU, DU among hit as govt clamps down on FCRA violations MHA had cancelled their registration under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010 ( FCRA ) as they reportedly failed to file their annual returns for the past five years. They have also termed this as just a procedural issue. "The organisation can, however, appeal against the cancellation, which will be considered on merit", a Home Ministry spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

McCain Backs Legislation To Block Trump's Transgender Military Ban

McCain Backs Legislation To Block Trump's Transgender Military Ban McCain, the Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman, put his weight behind the bill as stand-alone legislation after it was first introduced as an amendment by Sens. The policy must be "consistent with military readiness, lethality, deployability and budgetary constraints and applicable law", Manning said. McCain in the Friday statement said he will review the study commissioned on how the acce... [Full Article...]

Tunisia scraps ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

Tunisia scraps ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims Despite the ongoing struggle against gender discrimination, Tunisia is regarded as the most progressive Arab country in the world with regard to upholding women's rights. At the moment, Muslim females are only entitled to half of the inheritance given to their brothers. Earlier this year, the country passed a law protecting women against gender-based violence. [Full Article...]

Dublin Man Describes Scene Of Panic After Today's London Terror Explosion

Dublin Man Describes Scene Of Panic After Today's London Terror Explosion After the attack during the Friday morning rush-hour, Britain's most senior counter-terror officer Mark Rowley said: "We now assess this was a detonation of an improvised explosive device". London Mayor Sadiq Khan told LBC radio "there is a manhunt under way as we speak". The previous four killed 36 people, and police said six other significant plots, soon to be prosecuted, were thwarted ... [Full Article...]

Eight pensioners die in nursing home as Hurricane Irma cuts power

Eight pensioners die in nursing home as Hurricane Irma cuts power The statement also revealed that 150 of the 700 facilities in the state of Florida still are not operating with full power services. Investigators cited the heat as the most likely cause of the deaths of five women and three men, who ranged in age from 70 to 99. [Full Article...]

In Caribbean, desperation grows following hurricane

In Caribbean, desperation grows following hurricane And the water, the wind and the rain, people were screaming. He is also urging more awareness of the region's oft-overlooked economic importance, particularly to the global tourism industry, as well as the destructive effects of human-driven climate change wrought by developed nations on the basin, which experts say include fiercer hurricanes. [Full Article...]

Trey Gowdy Wants James Comey Back Before Congress For Questioning

Trey Gowdy Wants James Comey Back Before Congress For Questioning White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Monday defended the president's decision to fire Comey, and alleged that Comey delivered "false testimony". Officials initially said Trump was acting on the recommendation of his Justice Department, which produced a scathing assessment of his handling of the Clinton investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump briefed on NK missile launch: White House

Trump briefed on NK missile launch: White House North Korea conducted its longest-ever test flight of a ballistic missile Friday, sending an intermediate-range weapon hurtling over US ally Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean in a launch that signals both defiance of its rivals and a big technological advance. [Full Article...]

Chicago Prevails In Bid To Block Sessions' Sanctuary Cities Order

Chicago Prevails In Bid To Block Sessions' Sanctuary Cities Order U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber on Friday granted Chicago's request for a temporary "nationwide" injunction . During a hearing, Ron Safer, an attorney representing the city, said that if the Justice Department prevailed, he could use the same argument to "seize" even more authority to tie grant money to doing what he wants. [Full Article...]


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