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Sunday is Georgia Power's goal for 95 percent service restoration

Sunday is Georgia Power's goal for 95 percent service restoration Florida Power and Light (FPL), the state's largest utilities company, said they've been able to restore power 4:1 faster than in the aftermath of Hurricane Wilma in 2004. Never touch any downed or low-hanging wire, including telephone or cable wires that touch a power line. "We know our customers want service restored as quickly as possible", Orlove said. [Full Article...]

Vettel takes Singapore pole, Ricciardo 3rd

Vettel takes Singapore pole, Ricciardo 3rd Vetttel was expectedly ecstatic after snatching the pole from Red Bull. "Unbelievable. I'm still full of adrenalin", he said. "I love this track". The next closest team, Red Bull Racing , whose drivers split the two Ferraris, is also known to have a strong aero team, led by Adrian Newey, whose cars at Williams , McLaren , and Red Bull have been among the most dominant in the sport's history... [Full Article...]

Jalen Hurts hits Calvin Ridley for 78-yard TD

Jalen Hurts hits Calvin Ridley for 78-yard TD For a second straight week No. 1 Alabama rolled out to a hot start before choking out an inferior opponent in the second half. He scored on 27-yard run in the game's opening drive. After Alabama's defense forced a quick three-and-out, Hurts hit Calvin Ridley on a slant and Ridley did the rest, outrunning everyone for a 78-yard touchdown to make it 14-0 with 8:56 left in the first quarter. [Full Article...]

Philippines urges North Korea to stop 'provocations,' start talks

It also demanded that the DPRK comply with the relevant Security Council resolutions as well as the statements of its President by suspending all activities related to its ballistic missile programme and, in that context, re-establish its pre-existing commitments to a moratorium on missile launches. [Full Article...]

Trump continues to push for bipartisan tax overhaul

Trump continues to push for bipartisan tax overhaul That goal may be hard; 45 of the 48 Democratic senators signed a letter earlier this year that laid down three conditions for supporting tax legislation: that it not add to the federal deficit, that it not increase the burden on the middle class and that it go through the regular order process in Congress. [Full Article...]

Despite Criticism Of UN, Trump Set To Attend Meeting Of World Leaders

Haley repeatedly said the latest package of North Korea sanctions unanimously passed by the Security Council is significant, calling it a "massive sanctions package". Earlier this week, the UN Security Council agreed to tighten sanctions on North Korea, banning its textile exports and capping fuel supplies. Friends, diplomats and foreign policy experts will be watching Trump for any signs that g... [Full Article...]

Local DACA recipient participates in hunger strike over protection for families

Local DACA recipient participates in hunger strike over protection for families President Trump has given Congress six months to come up with a replacement before he slowly phases away DACA protections. In a radio interview, Ryan said "there's a sweet spot for this. "It is just not right", said Gutierrez. In the next paragraph, he gets into supposition in the form of prediction, saying today's DACA recipients "would quickly become millions of newcomers, who may wel... [Full Article...]

Trump praises Florida for Irma effort

Trump praises Florida for Irma effort In Hollywood, the Rehabilitation Center said the hurricane had knocked out a transformer that powered the air conditioning. Across Florida, powerless residents are forced to deal with spoiled food in warm refrigerators, cellphones losing battery and service, and high temperatures increasing risk of heatstroke for the young and old. [Full Article...]

About 1.5 million without power in Irma's wake

About 1.5 million without power in Irma's wake The bridge that crosses the river is just north of Gainesville, the state capital and home to the University of Florida. Florida Gov. Rick Scott has said that restoring power to hospitals and nursing homes was a priority. Florida Power & Light said it had provided electricity to some parts of the Hollywood nursing home but that the facility was not on a county top-tier list for emergency ... [Full Article...]

British Police Make 'Significant Arrest' in Parsons Green Bombing

British Police Make 'Significant Arrest' in Parsons Green Bombing Several victims were taken to hospital, though health authorities said none were in a serious life-threatening condition. Photos on social media showed a white bucket on fire inside the train. USA intelligence and law enforcement sources told Reuters that the apparent failure of the bomb to fully detonate meant that the perpetrator was likely a self-taught bomb builder, perhaps inspired by ISIS ... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh condemns North Korea's missile test over Japan, aligns with UNSC resolution

Bangladesh condemns North Korea's missile test over Japan, aligns with UNSC resolution Kim Jong-Un said. "We should clearly show the great-power chauvinists how our state attains the goal of completing its nuclear force despite their limitless sanctions and blockade". "We can never tolerate that North Korea trampled on the worldwide community's strong, united resolve toward peace", Abe said. It reached an altitude of about 770km and flew for about 19 minutes over a distance of... [Full Article...]

Catalan mayors support holding independence vote

Catalan mayors support holding independence vote Catalonia's regional government insists a vote will take place on October 1 but the Spanish government has vowed to block it, describing it as "unconstitutional". It is unclear what arrangement was reached. Waving the red, blue and yellow Estelada flag used by those who want independence in Catalonia, and red, white and green Basque regional flags, protesters marched under threatening skies. [Full Article...]

Evian Championship: Moriya Jutanugarn hopes to emulate sister

Evian Championship: Moriya Jutanugarn hopes to emulate sister Her younger sister, Ariya, was the first golfer from Thailand to win a major championship after taking home the trophy at the 2016 Women's British Open. Announcing the decision to shorten the event yesterday, Ladies Professional Golf Association commissioner Mike Whan commented: "Some players will not like it, but I'll take the brunt of that". [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson Repeats £350m For The NHS Claim In Telegraph Column

Boris Johnson Repeats £350m For The NHS Claim In Telegraph Column He had planned to set out his Brexit vision in a major speech but. In his article in Saturday's Telegraph , Mr Johnson argues it would be a "fine thing" for money clawed back from Brussels to be directed to the health service "once we have settled our accounts". [Full Article...]

Trump to campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange

Trump to campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange Trump tweeted Saturday afternoon that he would travel to Huntsville on September 23 in support of unusual, who Trump called "a great guy who gets things done!" Sen. Moore led odd by 25,000 votes in the first round of balloting and has a loyal following among the state's evangelical voters. He has a loyal following among the state's evangelical voters. [Full Article...]

Injured After Porsche Car Runs Into Crowd At Boise Car Show

Injured After Porsche Car Runs Into Crowd At Boise Car Show Eleven people were taken to local hospitals with injuries after a man driving a Porsche at Saturday morning's Cars and Coffee event at the Boise Spectrum careened into a crowd watching him. LeBar said the driver was among several who had turned right off of Entertainment Avenue onto eastbound Overland Road. Attempting a burnout while leaving a vehicle show is nearly never a good idea and only ma... [Full Article...]

White House denies report that United States is staying in Paris climate agreement

White House denies report that United States is staying in Paris climate agreement As for Saturday's breaking news, however, the Wall Street Journal was unable to confirm the story with any White House officials willing to go on record. According to the Wall Street Journal , the answer might be yes. The Trump administration allegedly said Saturday the country is going to re-enter the Paris climate accord, according to the European Union's top energy official. [Full Article...]

Louisiana-Lafayette at Texas A&M

Louisiana-Lafayette at Texas A&M This is no way to win friends and influence people. That one victory came against A&M 21 years ago in Lafayette, when the town partied for days afterward. "Are we the team we want to be right now?" He can be a really, really, good player. Again, I am truly sorry to my teammates, the coaches and the Aggie nation as a whole. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma State fine tunes offensive fireworks ahead of meeting with TCU

Oklahoma State fine tunes offensive fireworks ahead of meeting with TCU As Tre Flowers ran off the field with the football he intercepted - a ball he held, by the way, all the way to the bench - Rudolph stood by the Cowboy defensive players instead of in OSU's offensive huddle. By the time Washington caught his first pass, a seven-yard hookup midway through the second quarter, Oklahoma State was already up five touchdowns. In 50 plays with the first-string offense, ... [Full Article...]

At least four killed in British motorway crash

At least four killed in British motorway crash Major crashes involving multiple fatalities are relatively uncommon in Britain but eight people died in August when two lorries and a minibus collided at the start of a busy bank holiday weekend. Lorry and cars accident. "One auto was completely destroyed, nearly like there was only half a vehicle left with what looked like somebody trapped inside". [Full Article...]


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