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World Fate of state budget remains up in the air
Author: 0 Fate of state budget remains up in the air

Perhaps taking a cue from the Trump-Schumer-Pelosi plan to raise the national debt ceiling, eight Democrats - five in the House and three in the Senate - sided with Republican colleagues to pass a GOP-generated state budget proposal. "Yes, I may be risking my political career", he said. They say they were putting personal principles above their party. If lawmakers fail to pass a spending plan by October 1, even deeper cuts could hit towns across western CT.

Author: 0 Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) Moving 5.00% For The Week

Share performance for the month is now at 4.17%. The 20-day Stochastic %k measure, which sits at 39.91%, tells a similar story, and suggests that FOXA now trades in neutral territory. The stock has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, January 25. Investors sentiment is 1 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.12, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. 68 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes.

World President Trump Open to DACA Relief Legislation Without Wall Funding, Says Aide
Author: 0 President Trump Open to DACA Relief Legislation Without Wall Funding, Says Aide

Both Democrats and Republicans have begun using this tactic; both sides have said they are forced to use this tactic because of an overreach by a president who is affiliated with the rival political party. Martín Batalla Vidal, a 26-year-old DACA recipient whose status expires in February 2019, said he was glad the judge saw the economic consequences of ending the program.

World Eight dead after Irma knocks out air conditioning at Florida nursing home
Author: 0 Eight dead after Irma knocks out air conditioning at Florida nursing home

Officials had previously reported six deaths at the nursing home. Later, Scott directed AHCA to issue an emergency moratorium for the facility, prohibiting it from admitting any patients until the order is lifted. There are conflicting reports about how long the facility was without air conditioning before the authorities intervened. On his first trip, he met with local and state authorities in Corpus Christi and Austin, but did not view damage or meet with victims.

World Oklahoma overcomes slow start in 56-14 win over Tulane
Author: 0 Oklahoma overcomes slow start in 56-14 win over Tulane

Oklahoma's defense, after holding Ohio State's offense in check a week earlier, struggled from the start. Inevitably, the Wave wore down, losing 56-14 to Oklahoma (3-0), a team that appears to be on a collision course with the College Football Playoff.

World Bills vs Panthers: Preview, score prediction for Week 2
Author: 0 Bills vs Panthers: Preview, score prediction for Week 2

However, all that goes to the side when the Bills and Panthers square-off Sunday. Taylor finished 16-of-28 for 224 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. That's all part of our awareness of and respecting the opponent, and Cam in this case". He kind of blazed the trails for guys like us. The secondary is more of a work in progress, McDermott sent all of the starters packing so now it's a mix of young and veteran guys, including former Panther cornerback Leonard Johnson and first round ...

World Florida Power Outages Turn Deadly In Hurricane Irma's Aftermath
Author: 0 Florida Power Outages Turn Deadly In Hurricane Irma's Aftermath

Irma hit southwestern Florida Sunday morning as a Category 4 hurricane, the second most severe on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale. Irma wreaked total devastation in parts of the Caribbean, where at least 43 people have died. In Coral Gables, an apartment building was evacuated after authorities said its lack of power made it unsafe for elderly tenants. Assisted living facilities across the state serve an additional 92,000 residents.

World 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Jailed for Post Seeking Hillary Clinton's Hair
Author: 0 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Jailed for Post Seeking Hillary Clinton's Hair

Shkreli, who has branded himself one of social media's most notorious trolls, was convicted on three felony fraud counts - while he was exonerated on the most damaging charges. I wanted to personally apologise to this Court and my lawyers for the aggravation that my recent postings have caused. He was taken to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, on Wednesday where is expected to stay until his sentencing on January 16.

World Hurricane Jose Threatens US, Tropical Storm Lee Forming In Atlantic
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose Threatens US, Tropical Storm Lee Forming In Atlantic

That storm, still packing maximum sustained winds of 110 kilometers (70 miles) per hour, was moving inland over southern Mexico at approximately 13 kilometers per hour, according to the US National Hurricane Center. It had winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph) and was edging north-northwest at about 2 miles per hour (4 kph). Last week, Hurricane Katia battered the Atlantic coast of Mexico and later blew itself out in the center of the country without causing major damage.

World IShares Core MSCI Europe (IEUR) Rises 0.1% for Sep 16
Author: 0 IShares Core MSCI Europe (IEUR) Rises 0.1% for Sep 16

Values above 70 are signs of a strong trend for either component, while values that are less than 30 show that primary trend is weakening and opposing trend is picking up. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of stock price movements. Many traders will use the ADX in combination with other indicators in order to help formulate trading strategies.

World Army foils infiltration bid in North Kashmir, 2 militants gunned down
Author: 0 Army foils infiltration bid in North Kashmir, 2 militants gunned down

Two terrorists were shot down in the ensuing gun battle. He said weapons and warlike store were recovered from the encounter site. On 5 September, the Border Security Force (BSF) had recovered the body of a militant killed in an infiltration bid along the International Border (IB) in Arnia sector of Jammu district.

World After Trump Tweets on Terror Attack, May Says Speculation Not Helpful
Author: 0 After Trump Tweets on Terror Attack, May Says Speculation Not Helpful

Residents of Cavendish Road are being told by police to leave their homes and retreat to a point 100m away from where the police operation is taking place. In a White House statement, hours after his morning tweets , the president "pledged to continue close collaboration with the United Kingdom to stop attacks worldwide targeting innocent civilians and to combat extremism".

Author: 0 N Korea seeking 'equilibrium' of military force with US

The council's 15 members unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea over a nuclear bomb test it staged on September 3, imposing a ban on North Korea's textile exports and capping its imports of crude oil. The missile had the capacity to reach the USA territory of Guam and experts say it is the furthest any North Korean ballistic missile has ever travelled above ground.

World Koala hides on axle, goes for 10 mile ride
Author: 0 Koala hides on axle, goes for 10 mile ride

The driver was unaware the creature was hitching a ride until he was flagged down by other motorists and discovered the unlikely passenger. She was rescued after the driver heard her crying and called a hotline. "She was hanging on very, very tight", she continued. Ms Brister said the koala was a lactating mother, meaning she had a joey - but the baby was missing.

Author: 0 Jose is a hurricane again, storm watch possible for NC coast

Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Fourteen has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Lee , the 12th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. The center is just over 600 miles to the ESE of the Lesser Antilles. Storm surge is also possible on the Suffolk County shoreline. It is expected to strengthen as it makes its way west, forcing Caribbean islands to prepare for Maria's arrival even as they recover from the destruction Hurricane Irma left behind a week ago.

World Beware of Georgia Power post-Irma scams!
Author: 0 Beware of Georgia Power post-Irma scams!

U.S. Southeast utilities said on Friday they restored power to over 75 percent of the 7.8 million homes and businesses knocked out by Hurricane Irma , leaving almost 1.9 million of those customers still without electricity . Workers for Appalachian Power are headed to Florida and Georgia to help out with Irma recovery efforts. Customers are also encouraged to remain aware that that unsafe conditions continue to exist across Georgia following Hurricane Irma.

World Jutanugarn in pole position for maiden win
Author: 0 Jutanugarn in pole position for maiden win

Ko was among a handful of golfers whose score on Thursday was annulled for the sake of fairness, when she was one-over through four holes. The US Women's Open champion regrouped and had seven birdies and an eagle to lead the tournament by two shots.

World First stage of joint strategic exercise Zapad 2017 continues
Author: 0 First stage of joint strategic exercise Zapad 2017 continues

Land, sea and air units are all to be involved in the war games, which will take place across a vast expanse of land in Russia's west, as well as Belarus , the Baltic Sea and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad . NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said last week that Russian Federation could build trust and head off possible accidents by being more transparent.

World Boris eyes up No 10 with blueprint for better Brexit
Author: 0 Boris eyes up No 10 with blueprint for better Brexit

The Foreign Secretary even has the gall to dredge up the fantasy of £350 million a week extra for the NHS . Sources insisted that the piece had been seen by aides of Theresa May , who will travel to Florence next week to deliver a major speech on Brexit that has led to a small delay in the next stage of negotiations.

World Catalan mayors defiant over independence vote pressure
Author: 0 Catalan mayors defiant over independence vote pressure

Nevertheless, 740 of Catalonia's 948 mayors have pledged to keep municipal buildings open for voting on the day, leading the Spanish public prosecutor to threaten them with arrest. The European Union is more concerned about its own economic well-being, which could be harmed by Catalonia's secession from Spain, than about recognizing a newly-independent country on Europe's map, Enric Folch, worldwide secretary of the Catalan Solidarity Party, told Sputnik.

World Amber Alert issued for six-year-old Quebec boy, mother found dead
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for six-year-old Quebec boy, mother found dead

Martine Asselin, spokesperson for the Quebec provincial police, told reporters Friday. "Young Louka was found safe and sound by the (Ontario Provincial Police)". "We didn't find (Lacasse) in the vehicle when we arrested Ugo", Asselin said. Police said she had four children, including three before her relationship with the six-year-old's father.

World Bombay HC refuses anticipatory bail to Ryan International management [Read order]
Author: 0 Bombay HC refuses anticipatory bail to Ryan International management [Read order]

Meanwhile in Gurgaon, the police detained and questioned Harpal Singh, a gardener at Ryan International School , who is a key witness in the murder of a Class 2 student, and is likely to make more arrests. Public prosecutor Aruna Pai also referred to the same SC order and also placed another order of a Kolkata bench that had rejected a similar application for transit anticipatory bail.

World Brooks backs Moore in Alabama Senate slugfest
Author: 0 Brooks backs Moore in Alabama Senate slugfest

Unusual is in a tight GOP primary race with former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat. "Big Luther" is a great guy who gets things done!" In his announcement Saturday, Brooks called the race "an epic battle between the people of Alabama who put America first, and the Washington Swamp", adding that he had already cast an absentee ballot for his chosen candidate.

World Porsche crashes into crowd at Boise auto show injuring Eleven
Author: 0 Porsche crashes into crowd at Boise auto show injuring Eleven

Charles LeBar. Police will forward information to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office when the investigation is completed. The Porche driver, who was unhurt, is cooperating with investigators. The driver of a Porsche Boxster Spyder injured numerous bystanders after losing control of his auto while doing a burnout near the Boise Spectrum Saturday morning.

World Pentagon to soften Trump ban on transgender troops
Author: 0 Pentagon to soften Trump ban on transgender troops

The memo prohibits the military from enlisting transgender people and from using funds to pay for gender transition-related surgery, and gives Mattis six months to determine what to do with now serving transgender troops. Both DADT and the ban on open service by transgender individuals set apart a subset of fearless women and men serving in uniform and treat them worse than other soldiers for no valid reason - and both policies potentially undermine military readiness.

World All set to hold bye-election at NA 120 today
Author: 0 All set to hold bye-election at NA 120 today

She also said that the Sharif family will not get a fair trial in accountability court if an apex court monitoring judge oversees the trial proceedings. In a massive setback to Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the review petitions filed by the deposed Prime Minister and his children against the July 28 Panama Papers judgement.

World 'At least' four dead in United Kingdom motorway pile-up
Author: 0 'At least' four dead in United Kingdom motorway pile-up

Avon and Somerset Police said the collision happened between junction 16 near Almondsbury in south Gloucestershire and junction 14 near Falfield. Cardiologist Dr Amer Hamed was in an auto voyaging "10 to 20 seconds behind" when the crash happened.

World Vikings' Bradford had knee MRI
Author: 0 Vikings' Bradford had knee MRI

After playing in all 16 games in 2012, he suffered a torn left ACL in the seventh game of the 2013 season and re-injured the same ligament the following preseason and did not play again until 2015. He was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week. In last Monday's 29-19 win over New Orleans in the opener, he completed 27 of 32 passes for 346 yards with three touchdowns and had a career-high passer rating of 143.0.

World Donald Trump sparks anger in United Kingdom over tweets on London attack
Author: 0 Donald Trump sparks anger in United Kingdom over tweets on London attack

Earlier Friday, Trump posted several tweets about both the terror attack and the ongoing efforts to thwart terrorism. These are sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard. The explosion, on a District Line Tube in the British capital's southwest, occurred as the train pulled into Parsons Green station. He adds: "Must be proactive & nasty!" "The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better!" he added, also giving no details.

World Irma: Five dead at Florida nursing home left without power
Author: 0 Irma: Five dead at Florida nursing home left without power

Also yet to be determined is how long these vulnerable people - either residents or recovering from surgery - were left in such stifling heat and, most important, why. "There is no reason whatsoever those individuals should have been in a home that hot for that many days", Flores said. Workers at the facility got more portable air conditioners from a nearby hospital, the facility's timeline says.

World WSJ Says Trump Has Changed His Mind About Leaving the Paris Agreement
Author: 0 WSJ Says Trump Has Changed His Mind About Leaving the Paris Agreement

The announcement was reportedly made by senior White House adviser Everett Eissenstat during a meeting of more than 30 worldwide ministers Saturday in Montreal. U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks to military personnel and families at Joint Base Andrews Maryland, U.S., September 15, 2017. The White House denied that the administration had chosen to remain in the Paris Agreement to the New York Times' Glenn Rush and said its position hadn't changed.

World Protesters, Counter-Protesters Converge At Confederate Statue Rally In Richmond, Virginia
Author: 0 Protesters, Counter-Protesters Converge At Confederate Statue Rally In Richmond, Virginia

The New Confederate States of America based in Dandridge, Tenn., has advertised a "Heritage Not Hate" rally in Richmond at the statue of Confederate Robert E. Terry McAuliffe issued a moratorium on permit rallies around the controversial public monuments. Beyond holding an unlawful public rally, they potentially would be violating several state laws against carrying loaded firearms in public areas and brandishing weapons in a manner reasonably meant to intimidate others.

World Let us use overseas aid budget for Hurricane Irma victims, Britain pleads
Author: 0 Let us use overseas aid budget for Hurricane Irma victims, Britain pleads

According to the Daily Telegraph , the Government's hands are tied with regards to the OECD's rules because David Cameron enshrined British obedience too them in law. The Conservatives set out their intention to draw up new regulations on aid spending in their 2017 manifesto. So we will work with like-minded countries to change the rules so that they are updated and better reflect the breadth of our assistance around the world.

World Judge to Trump admin: You can always deport 'Dreamers' later
Author: 0 Judge to Trump admin: You can always deport 'Dreamers' later

Dean Browning, chairman of the immigration committee of the Lehigh Valley Tea Party, said "the wall has to come first" before any move to protect Dreamers, as Daca recipients are known. "You can not fix DACA without fixing the root cause of our problem". "We're working on a plan subject to getting massive border controls". "If you're more asking for more border security, then it needs to be for border security, not for more raids across the country because we gave you more [immigration] ...

World Florida nursing home deaths spur efforts to protect elderly
Author: 0 Florida nursing home deaths spur efforts to protect elderly

Among the state's almost 700 nursing facilities, about 150 lacked power as of Wednesday morning, said the Florida Health Care Association, which represents most of the homes. He said most of the patients admitted to hospital have been treated for respiratory distress, dehydration and heat- related issues. Video from above the scene shows the buildings residents sitting on wheelchairs outside the nursing home.

World Suspected US drone strike kills at least three in Pakistan
Author: 0 Suspected US drone strike kills at least three in Pakistan

United States officials have urged the neighboring Pakistani government to crack down on Haqqani militants operating in Pakistan. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to brief media. He has asked Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal to appreciate the Afghan Taliban's announcement. According to the security officials, the personnel have been deployed near the border over security concerns.

World China reacts to India-Japan's northeast Plan, says 'no third-party meddling'
Author: 0 China reacts to India-Japan's northeast Plan, says 'no third-party meddling'

The Bhartiya Janata Party on Saturday responded to China's objection to Japan showing interest in investment in Northeast . Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying, while reacting to Japan's plans to step up investments in the northeastern states, told the media that China is opposed to any foreign investment in the areas where it has disputes with India.

World Woman Arrested For Abusing, Slapping Two Army Officers in Delhi
Author: 0 Woman Arrested For Abusing, Slapping Two Army Officers in Delhi

An Army subedar was going towards Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station to drop off five of colleagues in a truck on September 9. Her vehicle has been seized by the Delhi Police. She then started abusing the army subedar, who was sitting inside, the police said. He tried to ask her about their fault but she kept abusing them. The Army subedar's colleagues had also got down.

World Australia rally to down Argentina 45-20 in Canberra
Author: 0 Australia rally to down Argentina 45-20 in Canberra

Fullback Israel Folau scored a try in each half to lead Australia to a 45-20 win over Argentina on Saturday, the Wallabies' first win in the Rugby Championship. Australia opened the scoring through Foley's penalty but Argentina were dominating possession and Nicolas Sanchez levelled the scores in the 15th minute after the Pumas pack had rolled a maul deep into the home 22.

World Clinton calls Comey action 'determining factor' in loss
Author: 0 Clinton calls Comey action 'determining factor' in loss

Rep. Trey Gowdy had strong words and some sound advice for White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders . "And I can't imagine that Jim is spending any time anxious about any investigation of his conduct, whereas I think the president is clearly very concerned about investigations of his conduct".

World Egypt court upholds life sentence handed down to Morsi
Author: 0 Egypt court upholds life sentence handed down to Morsi

The life sentence for Morsi is now final while the Court of Cassation canceled another 15-year prison sentence handed down to him. The Court of Cassation, Egypt's highest appeal court, rejected the former president's appeal and said the ruling is "final and unappealable", state-run MENA news agency reported.

World Options for North Korea are 'effective and overwhelming'
Author: 0 Options for North Korea are 'effective and overwhelming'

On Monday evening he will host a working dinner with Latin American leaders. Trump heads to the U.N. General Assembly meeting next week with the same suitcase of bad options as his predecessors. Diplomacy on the North Korean nuclear standoff has been stalled for years. "In many respects this is just going to be business as usual", a Trump administration official told Politico .

World How to Watch Michigan vs. Air Force
Author: 0 How to Watch Michigan vs. Air Force

Michigan's Wilton Speight was 14 of 23 for 169 yards, missing some targets and having some passes dropped. He completed 2 of 8 attempts in the red zone for just six yards against the Falcons. The teams traded field goals throughout the first half and the Wolverines emerged with a 9-6 lead. Falcons senior kicker Luke Strebel, who made two of three field goals against MI, is majoring in systems engineering and happens to be the second in his family to attend USAFA.

World Romanian soldier killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Romanian soldier killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

NATO's Resolute Support mission said in a separate statement that a "vehicle-borne improvised explosive device" targeted a patrol of its troops in Kandahar on September 15, wounding a "small number" of its personnel. The militants routinely exaggerate battlefield claims. "The security situation in Afghanistan remains unstable, with the majority of incidents occurring in eastern and southern provinces", the ministry said in its statement , according to Reuters.

World California Governor Agrees To Immigrant Protections
Author: 0 California Governor Agrees To Immigrant Protections

Early on Saturday, lawmakers gave last-minute support to a bill barring local governments from forcing undocumented immigrants to spend extra time in jail just to allow enforcement officers to take them into their custody. De Leon's compromise with Brown made the bill palatable for California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and moved the California Police Chiefs Association from opposed to neutral, reports the Los Angeles Times .

World Trump Seizes on London Attack to Push for Expanding a Travel Ban
Author: 0 Trump Seizes on London Attack to Push for Expanding a Travel Ban

So, as Frankie's mower roared into life, Mr Trump turned and strode to the Oval Office to - he said - place a call to Theresa May . and perhaps try to fix some of that damage. Meanwhile, the USA president on Friday claimed his administration had "made more progress in the last nine months" against the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group than his predecessor, Barack Obama.