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While the government is still assessing the storm's destruction, Granma over the weekend reported extensive damage in some coastal communities at the center of the island-in certain cases, with 90% of the homes destroyed. Connor, his wife, Michelle Cox, and their 5-year-old daughter, Cynthia, hunkered down last week as Irma tore through St. Thomas. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has defended the UK's response to Hurricane Irma after it was described as "pitiful" by the parent of ...
  • Tennessee Highway Safety Office promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week

    Tennessee Highway Safety Office promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week

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    The New Jersey Child Passenger Restraint Law outlines requirements for safe transport of children based on the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration guidelines. New Jersey law says a child can ride in the front seat in a auto seat or a booster seat if the vehicle does not have a back seat. Once they reach that age or height, they can use the regular adult seat belts.
  • Missing Teacher Shot in the Head

    Missing Teacher Shot in the Head

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    Investigators lured the boyfriend, Tyler Tessier , into speaking at a news conference while Wallen was still missing with the hope that his demeanor and words would help them solve the mystery. Police said Tessier later admitted to driving Wallen's vehicle to the location in which it was recovered, as well as disposing of her phone and driver's license that were found by a maintenance worker on September 4.
  • Barbara Flynn Currie: Won't Seek Re-Election in 2018

    Barbara Flynn Currie: Won't Seek Re-Election in 2018

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    In the statement she says it's time to seek a "new challenge". To view the full article, register now. She says four terms have led to a point where she's ready to "seek a new challenge", adding she wants to find new ways to help the people of IL.
  • Woman finds boyfriend on daughter, 12, stabs him

    Woman finds boyfriend on daughter, 12, stabs him

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    The couple then wrestled over the knife with the mother being grabbed by the throat and thrown against the wall. Troy Parks, 31, is charged with rape and gross sexual imposition in the incident that happened Tuesday on West 58 Street in the Stockyards neighborhood.
  • Being a New Yorker … I was like, the eclipse? Really?

    Being a New Yorker … I was like, the eclipse? Really?

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    Though the group is not calling on Mnuchin to step down, it said he should not be involved in writing USA tax policy - one of the primary responsibilities of his job. His wife also sparked criticism over social media after lashing out at an Instagram follower who criticized her photo of the trip filled with hashtags of the clothing designers she wore for the event.
  • West Ham boss Bilic hopeful Huddersfield win provides launching pad

    West Ham boss Bilic hopeful Huddersfield win provides launching pad

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    West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic wants his players to build on from their victory against Huddersfield Town when they face West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. " West Brom had a good start but, for me, it's no surprise because they were really good last season". The Huddersfield boss admitted that his players " looked nervous " and "were not courageous enough" during their 2-0 defeat on Saturday, adding " we have to be better than this ".
  • Trader Alert: Unusual Volume Spotted in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX)

    Trader Alert: Unusual Volume Spotted in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX)

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    RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $146 target. "Additionally, uncertainty surrounding IT spending and strengthening US dollar are some concerns". The company also declared a dividend to be paid on Friday the 15th of September 2017. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.20%.
  • Trump says deal is nearing on young immigrants

    Trump says deal is nearing on young immigrants

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    But it turns out there, well, basically is. Trump, the next day, denied that a deal had been reached on DACA and wrote "Massive border security would have to be agreed to in exchange for consent". President Trump is inching closer to a deal with democrats that would protect 800,000 young immigrants from deportation. "Does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young people who have jobs , some serving in the military?" The bill would apply to ...
  • Trump re-ups his support for merit-based immigration plan

    Trump re-ups his support for merit-based immigration plan

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    After winning the White House on a campaign that was remarkably harsh toward immigrants and revolved around construction of an enormous wall along the entire border with Mexico, Trump's sudden pivot infuriated some of his closest allies, and seemed to contain more potential to alienate his base than any of his other unconventional moves.
  • Trump Didn't Know Hurricanes Came as Strong Category 5 Before Irma

    Trump Didn't Know Hurricanes Came as Strong Category 5 Before Irma

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    Later, Scott directed AHCA to issue an emergency moratorium for the facility, prohibiting it from admitting any patients until the order is lifted. That patient was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital. Trump tweeted Wednesday that he planned to meet "with our great Coast Guard, FEMA and numerous fearless first responders & others". She said her 58-year-old sister, who can't talk or walk, has been there 10 years.
  • Zion Oil & Gas Inc Stock in 2016 Q4 Driven by Institutional Investors

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    It has underperformed by 4.46% the S&P500. FMR LLC now owns 25,468,996 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $608,964,000 after acquiring an additional 6,277,179 shares during the last quarter. Bocage Capital Ltd Liability Co owns 236,448 shares. The figure allows investors to understand how effectively Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is able to convert its money into net income.
  • Jose weakens to tropical storm, expected to restrengthen

    Jose weakens to tropical storm, expected to restrengthen

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    While there's still "considerable uncertainty" regarding the storm's path, swells generated by the storm will reach the coast of southern New England over the next few days, the agency said. The National Hurricane Center is watching two areas in the tropics as Hurricane Jose continued to remain no threat to the United States on Thursday.
  • Railway fire affecting services on West Coast Main Line

    Railway fire affecting services on West Coast Main Line

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    East Midlands Trains, Great Western Railway, TransPennine Express, London Midland and London Underground all via any reasonable route. Network Rail tweeted saying it would be a "big job to fix". People were evacuated from nearby properties by the fire service, with 12 residents forced to leave their homes "as a precaution". Social media users also report hearing a loud explosion at the scene.
  • 'Allahu Akhbar' attacker injures 2 with hammer in France

    'Allahu Akhbar' attacker injures 2 with hammer in France

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    Onlookers said the man shouted "Allahu Akbar" during the incident. According to a source close to the investigation, preliminary indications are that the act was carried out by a mentally unstable person, Le Journal reported. French prosecutors say they are treating the incident as a possible terror attack, but did not rule out other motives. Local media is reporting the two women have already given statements to the police.
  • Here's an update on Middle Georgia power outages post Irma

    Here's an update on Middle Georgia power outages post Irma

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    More than 5.5 million customers across Florida lost power because of Hurricane Irma , but millions are still waiting for the lights to come back on. Based on the number of individuals each customer represents, that, however, still leaves about 4 million people sweltering in the Florida and Georgia heat without air conditioning.
  • Iceland's center-right government collapses as member quits

    Iceland's center-right government collapses as member quits

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    A letter of recommendation is among the requirements to apply for the process. The Bright Future party said in a Facebook post that it had "decided to terminate cooperation with the government". The Bright Future party has four seats in Iceland's parliament, the Althingi. The populist Progressive Party are performing strongly at the moment in the polls as immigration and asylum seekers are seen as major issues in Iceland - so, it could prove extremely interesting if an election is called, ...
  • Video reportedly shows Kenneka Jenkins enter freezer alone

    Video reportedly shows Kenneka Jenkins enter freezer alone

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    Did anybody force her down there? "But what I need for you to do is to call for the citizens of Chicago to be out here every day until she gets the justice she deserves". Still, Jenkins' family wasn't pleased with the alleged discovery. Jenkins' family declined to comment Friday, referring all questions to Rogers. Jenkins, Holmes said, then wanders off and takes the elevator to a lower level of the hotel, walking around and opening doors, appearing to be disoriented.
  • Three killed in United States drone strike at Pak-Afghan border

    Three killed in United States drone strike at Pak-Afghan border

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    The government sources said the drone fired two missiles on a house pulling it to rubble. The area of the strike, Ghoz Garhi area, lies within Pakistan territory, in upper Kurram Agency just close to Afghanistan province Paktia. Drone strikes are highly unpopular among the Pakistani public as they kill militants and common people including women and kids without discrimination.