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Gov. Abbott gives city of Houston $50 million for Harvey cleanup

Gov. Abbott gives city of Houston $50 million for Harvey cleanup Abbott, a Republican whose political career began in Houston , handed a check to Mayor Sylvester Turner with hopes of easing tensions between them over the storm that left Houston underwater more than a month ago and could result in the costliest disaster cleanup in USA history. [Full Article...]

Trump Waves Jones Act to Speed Up Assistance to Puerto Rico

Trump Waves Jones Act to Speed Up Assistance to Puerto Rico He is scheduled to visit Tuesday and said he would also like to visit the Virgin Islands, which also suffered severe damage from Maria. President Donald Trump lashed out at the mayor of San Juan , Puerto Rico , on social media early Saturday, criticizing her for "poor leadership ability" in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria . [Full Article...]

Shell Midstream Partners, LP (SHLX) Director Margaret C. Montana Sells 500 Shares

The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its assets in municipal bonds exempt from federal income taxes (except that the interest may be subject to the federal alternative minimum tax). Investors may be interested in viewing the Gross Margin score on shares of DCP Midstream, LP (NYSE:DCP). FBR Capital maintained Martin Midstream Partners L.P. [Full Article...]

Hogan Sends National Guard Detachment To Puerto Rico

Hogan Sends National Guard Detachment To Puerto Rico The Trump administration earlier lifted restrictions known as the Jones Act for 10 days on foreign shipping from the United States mainland to Puerto Rico. The 500 National Guard troops will help with logistics to get food, water, and other supplies from the island's port distributed to the people, Christie said. [Full Article...]

Theresa May: UK 'unconditionally' committed to maintaining Europe's security

If Mr Barnier agrees "sufficient progress" has been made between the two sides then, he could recommend EU leaders agree move talks on to their next phase when they meet for a European Council summit on October 19th. While she carefully avoided the apparent threat to withdraw co-operation in her letter triggering the start of the Article 50 talks on Britain's withdrawal, she nevertheless underline... [Full Article...]

San Juan mayor answers President Trump's Twitter attack

San Juan mayor answers President Trump's Twitter attack Only moments after Trump's self-congratulatory remarks were broadcast, the mayor of San Juan went on television to unleash a damning indictment of the USA government's treatment of the 3.5 million Americans on the island. Meanwhile medicines are running low and obtaining fuel is an ongoing struggle, said Dr. David Lenihan, president of Ponce Health Sciences University, the only medical clinic now ... [Full Article...]

'Best MLA' Awardee Jagdish Mukhi Appointed As Assam Governor

'Best MLA' Awardee Jagdish Mukhi Appointed As Assam Governor President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed five new governors for Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar , Tamil Nadu , Assam and Meghalaya. "Banwarilal Purohit is a senior leader with a lot of experience at his side and he will be a good governor", said BJP leader Tamilisai Soundarajan. [Full Article...]

Republicans Try to Save Obamacare After Repeal Failure

But it wasn't much fun watching Republicans fail when they knew full well that their vote was merely symbolic. Most of these consumers receive income-based tax credits and subsidies to reduce costs. It's an open question if Trump's willing to do that since he keeps urging Republicans to get rid of it. "They learned some lessons from Obamacare repeal and they are doing this in order to ru... [Full Article...]

Upset special: Tennessee to beat Georgia

He isn't flinching from going back there. Chunk runs by Nick Chubb. Maybe go back to the 2012 Georgia team, but this just looked like something we've haven't seen in awhile. "We just know we've got to do it as a team". He runs behind his pad level. Yeah, OK, it's a great football team. The battle in the trenches will be a major factor in how the Georgia offense executes. [Full Article...]

Puerto Ricans in North Texas Outraged by President Trump's Tweets

Puerto Ricans in North Texas Outraged by President Trump's Tweets Despite what the President tweeted , they say they witnessed neighbors helping neighbors before they left. For his part, Trump said Puerto Rico is "totally unable" to handle the catastrophe on its own. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Friday morning blasted Duke's comments. This is - dammit, this is not a good news story. Guaynabo Mayor Angel Perez Otero says that Mayor Yulin Cruz h... [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan says Iraqi Kurdish authorities 'will pay price' for vote

Turkey's Erdogan says Iraqi Kurdish authorities 'will pay price' for vote In a first concrete move by Iraqi government in retaliation for the non-binding referendum , all foreign flights to and from Arbil will be suspended from this evening. The Iraqi government on Friday suspended worldwide flights to and from the autonomous region of Kurdistan in response to the referendum - held in defiance of Baghdad - that saw the Kurds vote in favor of independence. [Full Article...]

United States to Pull Non-Essential Diplomatic Personnel from Cuba

United States to Pull Non-Essential Diplomatic Personnel from Cuba The order was accompanied by a travel alert, advising its citizens against visiting Cuba following what it called "specific attacks" on United States personnel on the island, AP reports. The State Department has declined to say if there will be any repercussions for Cuba's presence in the USA, such as through expelling an equal number of diplomats. [Full Article...]

Bullet train will kill everything like demonetisation

Bullet train will kill everything like demonetisation Thackeray's MNS was found upon the core agenda of regulating the influx of migrants in Mumbai and other cities of Maharashtra. "But after BJP came to power, he is nowhere to be seen near the trains". Thackeray claimed he did not visit the stampede spot or the hospital on Friday as "politicians are there at such spots only for television cameras". [Full Article...]

Setti Warren blasts Charlie Baker for Puerto Rico relief effort

Setti Warren blasts Charlie Baker for Puerto Rico relief effort The decision to send the unit followed an announcement earlier Friday by Baker and Democratic Boston Mayor Marty Walsh of a new MA fund for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. St. Thomas, like other islands, was hit by both Hurricane Irma and then Maria this month, leaving citizens and infrastructure in desperate need. He encouraged Minnesotans to donate their time and goods through National Volu... [Full Article...]

America Lost in Barrage of Political News

America Lost in Barrage of Political News Heller's primary challenger, Danny Tarkanian, tweeted his congratulations to Moore and added: "Primary voters showed they'll drain the swamp across country". Trump deleted three other Tweets, voicing his supported for unusual. Alabama Senator Luther Strange is disappearing down the memory hole. After flying to Alabama on Friday to stump for his candidate and mounting his Twitter pulp... [Full Article...]

Thousands Flee Bali's Mount Agung After Volcano Threat Level Is Raised

Thousands Flee Bali's Mount Agung After Volcano Threat Level Is Raised The fact that Mount Agung and the Manaro volcano are showing signs of erupting around the same time is pure coincidence, said Benjamin Andrews, of the Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program. In the nearby Pacific nation of Vanuatu, the entire population of Ambae island is being moved from the path of the "increasingly active" Manaro volcano, also known as Lombenben, the government said... [Full Article...]

Body found on Charlotte church lawn confirmed to be missing teen

Body found on Charlotte church lawn confirmed to be missing teen Authorities say a man cutting grass Friday morning at East Stonewall AME Zion Church in Charlotte smelled a odd odor, then found Ashanti Billie's body. According to the newspaper, a sweatshirt and phone charger also were found during the search. No information was released immediately on how she died. [Full Article...]

Gov: Massachusetts welcomes Puerto Ricans hurricane victims

Gov: Massachusetts welcomes Puerto Ricans hurricane victims The category 5 hurricane, the most powerful to hit Puerto Rico in at least 90 years, has claimed 16 lives on the island and left millions lacking medicine, food, cellular communications, shelter, and clean water. "When we say we that we don't have truck drivers, we mean that we have not been able to contact them", Rosselló said. The company is donating $600,000 toward rebuilding efforts in the Flo... [Full Article...]

Smith: Warner continues to grow, get better

Smith: Warner continues to grow, get better Earlier, opener David Warner hit a sparkling century in his 100th one-day global to guide Australia to 334 for 5. Responding to Gavaskar's remark on him, Virat Kohli further said, "It is a long way to go, journey is very far". All three were expensive, especially the pacers, who looked rusty, which they were given that they haven't played for India in a while. "We are not predictable and... [Full Article...]

What do fans think of the London game?

Lawrence Timmons is often credited for his ability to stop the run, but one underrated part of his game is his feel for the passing game when asked to drop back in zone coverage. Incremental improvement in yards allowed will be adequate if they can take the ball away consistently. That was not the case last week against NY, however. [Full Article...]


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