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French President Macron heads to Caribbean island flattened by Irma

Martin and the governor and prime minister that we stand together here as a kingdom and that we will solve this together", he told reports on the island. Martin and power has been restored in about 50 per cent of its homes, the French president said. One British couple said yesterday that they had been refused permission to board a French evacuation flight from St Martin after the crew reportedly said they did not have permission to take "refugees". Read More »

Thousands may be evacuated from Florida due to devastation

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Relief operations are under way and engineers are working to restore power, but many areas remain stranded. In a parting shot, it triggered severe flooding around Jacksonville in the state's northeastern corner. "We'll be there with resources and support, both to save lives and to help to recover and rebuild these states and these communities". "We have for 90 years avoided this day, but I think our day has come". Read More »

Tennessee vs. Florida Game to Be Played Saturday Despite Hurricane Irma

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The Florida Gators have played just one game this season. UF was dominated during a 33-17 season-opening loss to MI, finishing with just 192 yards and no touchdowns on offense. Quinten Dormady led the Vols with 194 yards on 13 of 18 passing with a pair of touchdowns and an interception. Running back John Kelly is the leading ground gainer for the Tennessee. Read More »

Korea denounces new United Nations sanctions

But the measures sought by the United States were blunted by China and Russian Federation highlighting the powerful influence that Beijing and Moscow with their veto powers wield against Washington internationally when America can not act unilaterally. Read More »

5 dead after Florida nursing home loses power due to Irma

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Three of the deaths happened at the facility and two others happened as the patients arrived at the hospital, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said at a news conference Wednesday. Hollywood police did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE. Families looking for information can call the hospital hotline at 954-265-1074. Read More »

5 dead, others evacuated at Hollywood nursing home without power after Irma

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Sharief said there are no details about the cause of the deaths. Police said the building was sealed off and a criminal investigation is underway. Families looking for information can call the hospital hotline at 954-265-1074. Airstron employee Dave Long - who was called out to fix the problem - said he'd been calling Florida Power & Light for days to fix a fuse which appeared to have popped out during the hurricane. Read More »

Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (ICPT) Stock Dives on Drug Warning

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On July 11 analysts at Jefferies initiated coverage on ICPT with an initial rating of "Buy". The total value of its holdings increased 400.9%. Leerink Swann raised their price objective on Arena Pharmaceuticals from $47.00 to $53.00 and issued the shares an "outperform" recommendation in a analysis report on Tue, Jul 11th. Read More »

Hillary Clinton book tour to make stop in Denver

Hillary Clinton stuck by her husband Bill through the most public of marriage troubles, after he reportedly cheated with former intern Monica Lewinsky during his time as President of the United States. But Clinton primarily blamed forces outside her campaign-including Sen. Clinton has repeatedly been told by critics to go away and keep quiet about her election loss , something she has ignored with the publication of her latest book and its accompanying book tour. Read More »

USA revises draft United Nations sanctions proposal on N. Korea: diplomats

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Hackers linked to North Korea are ramping up attempts to steal bitcoin in order to bring in money for Kim Jong Un's regime, a top cybersecurity firm says. Monday's resolution was the ninth one unanimously adopted by the United Nations since 2006. North Korea is now banned from exporting textiles - its second-biggest export after coal and other minerals in 2016, totaling $752 million, according to data from the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency. Read More »

UN Security Council Votes Unanimously to Increase Sanctions on North Korea

North Korea carried out its 6 and most powerful nuclear test a week ago, stimulating a sense of fear among neighbouring states and the leading superpowers. Han said Washington "fabricated the most vicious sanction resolution", news agencies reported . Speaking at the U.N. Disarmament Conference, Han reiterated Pyongyang's warnings that the USA would pay a "due price" and would "suffer the greatest pain" for pushing for even tighter sanctions. Read More »

Meritor (NYSE:MTOR) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

On August 4 Barclays made no change to the stock rating of "Equal-Weight" but raised the price target to $17.00 from $11.00. Finally, Buckingham Research started coverage on shares of Meritor in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. On average, analysts predict that Meritor will post $1.69 EPS for the current fiscal year. WARNING: This piece was originally published by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. Read More »

SC shortens mutual divorce process by 6 months

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The apex court said that this minimum period can be relaxed by the trial court in some cases owing to the certain situation after the estranged couple file a waiver application within a week of filing the first motion. The bench said, "Section 13B was enacted to enable the parties to dissolve a marriage by consent if the marriage has irretrievably broken down, and hence forcible perpetuation of status of matrimony between unwilling partners would not serve any objective". Read More »

AIADMK sacks Sasikala as interim general secretary

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Reacting to the council's decision to oust V K Sasikala from the general secretary's post, Dhinakaran said the validity of the resolutions passed by them would depend on the court's final order expected on October 23 or 24. With the warring factions, led by former CM O Panneerselvam and current CM, E Palaniswami , burying the hatchet to remove all traces of influence of Sasikala's supporters, the party can aspire to achieve a spell of stability. Read More »

About 30 crore accounts opened under PMJDY

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The Finance Minister, Shri Jaitley said that now the number of total bank accounts opened under PMJDY is more than 30 crore. Concluding his Key Note Address, the Finance Minister Shri Jaitley said that the present Government has succeeded in the last three years in bringing financial inclusion on the centre stage of its political and economic agenda and in times to come, the policy makers will have to follow this direction only and will not be able to reverse this trend. Read More »

Telugu to be Compulsory Till Class 12 in Telangana

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The Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekar Rao, has ordered regional "Telugu" language to be made a compulsory subject, from 1st to 12th standard, in all educational institutions, private and public, in the state. To promote Telugu in Telangana, the state government has made a decision to organize World Telugu Conference in Hyderabad in December this year. The Deccan Chronicle reported that the state government has sanctioned Rs 50 crore for the objective, along with Rs 5 crore to ... Read More »

United Nations agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea

But it also urged South Korea and the US not to complicate the situation and urged them to embrace its own "dual track approach" and "suspension for suspension initiative", which are "the proposals put forward by China to fundamentally resolve the Korean Peninsula issue in a peaceful manner". Read More »

Hurricane Irma heads away from Cuba

Witnesses said a provincial museum near the eye of the storm was in ruins. The state media say several of the deaths occurred in partial building collapses. Over six and a half million people in Florida were told to evacuate in the face of the hurricane over the weekend, the winds that arrived there were gauged at being in excess of 150 miles per hour. Read More »

Two killed in bombing outside cricket stadium in Kabul

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The explosion happened at about 3.45pm on Wednesday afternoon. On August 29, a suicide bombing in a busy commercial area in Kabul near a string of banks and not far from the US Embassy killed at least five people. The game was immediately stopped after the blast was heard. Both Afghanistan and Pakistan are deprived of hosting regular worldwide cricket games due to the security problem in their countries. Read More »

Dow (DJIA) Jones Futures Set New All-Time High

The financial sector was the S&P 500's biggest driver during the regular session as bank stocks were helped by rising U.S. Treasury yields, while the utilities and real estate sectors lost ground. Apple's release date of November 3 was later than some investors had expected. On the opposite side of the ledger, shares of McDonald's Corp (MCD) fell 3.2%. Read More »

Supreme Court Keeps Refugee Travel Ban in Effect

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On September 7, the US Court of Appeals of the 9th Circuit issued a ruling that would exempt refugees who received assurance of support from resettlement agencies from the travel ban. "We will continue to vigorously defend the order leading up to next month's oral argument in the Supreme Court". The U.S. Supreme Court stands in Washington, D.C., on May 18, 2015. Read More »

Suu Kyi should be ashamed of herself

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This year, her party spokesman said she would not be attending, although he said he was unsure why. He urged her to "reach out to all sections of society" to try to resolve the crisis in Rakhine, where the stateless Rohingya community have endured decades of persecution. Read More »

Power Outages Continue To Drop In Georgia After Irma

Many people have been without power since yesterday. Fewer than 600,000 Georgia Power and Electric Member Corp. customers are still without power early Wednesday morning. "Every region in the state has been affected and it's going to take time for us to get back to normal in terms of power restoration", Georgia Power CEO Paul Bowers said in a news conference Tuesday. Read More »

'Sound breaking' for the Tower of Voices at Flight 93 Memorial Park

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But, in an intense everything changed as a ball of fire was seen coming out of the side of one of the World Trade Center Towers; moments later cameras captured a second jet crashing into the second tower. President Donald Trump, a native New Yorker, attended the ceremony for the first time as President. It preserved their heart and heroism - but also the "hateful" voices of terrorists who were intent on bringing death and destruction that day, said Patrick White, Friends of Flight 93 ... Read More »

Irma now a tropical storm, but still lashing Florida and Georgia

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The state of 20.6 million people has begun the hard task of assessing damage and rebuilding from Irma , which first made landfall in the Keys Sunday morning as a Category 4 hurricane. All that water and energy also incurred a material cost: Moody's Analytics estimates the economic cost of Hurricane Irma to be from $64-92 billion, a tally that includes both property damage and lost economic output. Read More »

Jean-Claude Juncker: Britons will 'soon regret' Brexit vote

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Verhofstadt said a May address would be very helpful because the parliament had to give its approval to a Brexit agreement between the European Union and Britain, notably on the question of citizens' rights, a divorce bill and the future Ireland /Northern Ireland border. Read More »

Trump escalates aggressive rhetoric against North Korea

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It also allows states to inspect vessels on the high seas suspected of carrying items prohibited by the sanctions regime. Jeong-Ho Roh, director of Center for Korean Legal Studies at Columbia University's Law School, said that past sanctions have had an incremental impact on North Korea. Read More »

ND President shares concerns over Senator's questioning of professor

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Circuit Court of Appeals. "It is chilling to hear from a United States Senator that this might now disqualify someone from service as a federal judge", Jenkins wrote . Starting in the 1840s when Irish Catholic immigration to the USA increased sharply as a result of the Great Famine, American Protestants began to transpose this religious dispute into the realm of politics. Read More »

S.Korea confirms traces of radioactive gas from N.Korea's nuclear test

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The United States and its allies had pushed for new sanctions to increase pressure on North Korea to agree to negotiations. In our news wrap Tuesday, North Korea rejected a new set of United Nations sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs that banned exports of textiles and capped imports of crude oil. Read More »

Parents of Girls Slain in 1975 Thank Police

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The case haunted the region for decades. Parents were afraid to let their children go outside. "People always wanted to know who did this, who was this person, what happened?" said Teresa Brookland, a former schoolmate who remembers Katherine as sweet and friendly. Read More »

Saakashvili plans to unite Ukraine opposition against president

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Saakashvili denies the accusations branding them a political witch hunt. "I am fighting against rampant corruption, against the fact that oligarchs are in full control of Ukraine again, against the fact that Maidan has been betrayed", Saakashvili said at a press conference in the western city of Lviv, referring to the anti-government uprising that saw pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovich toppled in favour of the Western path for the country's development. Read More »

Shraddha Kapoor gets a special Hyderabadi treat from 'Saaho' co-star Prabhas!

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Prabhas chose to treat Shraddha to lip-smacking Hyderabadi delicacies on one of the days. Prabhas made sure that he is treating his leading lady and making her feel home. Prabhas and Shraddha's Saaho also stars Neil Nitin Mukesh and Mandira Bedi as antagonists. Going by reports, it looks like Prabhas and Shraddha are having a blast on the sets. Read More »