Trump waives shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico for hurricane relief

The Jones Act requires that all goods shipped between US ports be carried by ships built by Americans and operated by Americans. "This is a humanitarian crisis, and Puerto Rico needs all the help it can get", the congresswoman said. The Shipbu... More..

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Arizona launches independent investigation into Richardson scandal
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Arizona launches independent investigation into Richardson scandal

Richardson was one of four Power 5 assistant coaches arrested as a result of the FBI's investigation into college basketball. Richardson is one of 10 individuals who allegedly bribed would be student athletes...More..

Gov. LePage directs sheriffs to comply with illegal alien detention requests
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Gov. LePage directs sheriffs to comply with illegal alien detention requests

In the letter he said: "If the sheriffs refuse to comply with state and federal law, I am authorized to take additional action to remove them from office under the Maine Constitution". "We'll honor the warrant"...More..

Cuckfield-born Vince named in Ashes squad
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Cuckfield-born Vince named in Ashes squad

Malan scored 65 and 61 against the West Indies, averaging 23.62 in his five Test outings. "I hadn't really thought about a (Test) call-up - it came as a surprise". "When I have played in Australia in the past...More..

Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET) Receives Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET) Receives Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc

Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating and set a $165.00 price target (up from $156.00) on shares of Arista Networks in a research report on Monday, July 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1...More..

College scandal costs Rick Pitino his job, and Twitter explodes
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

College scandal costs Rick Pitino his job, and Twitter explodes

Rick Pitino , former head coach of the Louisville Cardinals , at the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 19, 2017. The NCAA has recommended the program vacate wins duri...More..

Hurricane Lee, Fifth Major Atlantic Storm, Reaches Category 3 Status
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Hurricane Lee, Fifth Major Atlantic Storm, Reaches Category 3 Status

At this stage remnants of ex-hurricane Lee may become entrained within another weather system arriving later on Saturday and into Sunday to the north of the UK. There are THREE areas of interest in the Atlant...More..

For a clue to Trump and Iran, watch Trump and North Korea
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

For a clue to Trump and Iran, watch Trump and North Korea

It may be that the recent attention paid to North Korea's missile and nuke programs by the United States was making it harder for Iran to get the required response from the United States to their provocatio...More..

Seth Meyers Calls Out 'Sh**** Landlord' Trump Over Puerto Rico Response
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Seth Meyers Calls Out 'Sh**** Landlord' Trump Over Puerto Rico Response

As Puerto Rico struggles with a lack of fuel, water and medical supplies following the devastation of Hurricane Maria , it is pressing the Trump administration to lift a prohibition on foreign ships delivering...More..

Phil Mickelson takes hilariously bad selfie with Obama, Clinton and Bush
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Phil Mickelson takes hilariously bad selfie with Obama, Clinton and Bush

All presidents are invited to be the honorary chairman of the Presidents Cup , a golf match akin to the Ryder Cup between a team chosen from the US against a team chosen from the rest of the world's top player...More..

British climber killed after rock fall at Yosemite National Park
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

British climber killed after rock fall at Yosemite National Park

One person was reported dead and another injured as a result, according to a park ranger. The victims were a couple visiting the park from Great Britain and were there to rock climb, though they were not clim...More..

NFL Week 3 sees boost in TV ratings
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

NFL Week 3 sees boost in TV ratings

For the most part, there have been a good number of exciting National Football League games thus far this regular season. President Donald Trump's tirade against NFL players who kneel during the national ...More..

Price Says He Has Trump's 'Confidence' Amid Jet Controversy
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Price Says He Has Trump's 'Confidence' Amid Jet Controversy

That comment from Trump came in response to questions about Price's private jet use . Price said this week he will stop using charter flights, but has suggested that the accusations are politically motivat...More..

Energy Transfer Equity's Price Forecast amid Crude Oil Gains
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Energy Transfer Equity's Price Forecast amid Crude Oil Gains

The stock of Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE: ETP ) is a huge mover today! It has underperformed by 39.09% the S&P500. Chicago Capital Management LLC now owns 422,456 shares of the company's stock valued at...More..

by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)- Stocks Ringing Alarms on SMA and Performance Valuation

The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, August 10 by Janney Capital. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Chesapeake Energy in a report on Saturday, January 21st. Bessemer Gp Inc owns...More..

Russian trolls exploit National Football League debate: senator
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Russian trolls exploit National Football League debate: senator

The Daily Mail reports that Republican Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma stated recently that he believes that paid Russian troll farms are using social media to stoke anger and debate over the recent NF...More..

Malaysia to ban citizens from visiting North Korea
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Malaysia to ban citizens from visiting North Korea

North Korea responded by declaring the Malaysian ambassador a persona non grata. Even before the row erupted this year, though Malaysia had continued ongoing efforts to expand ties in specific fields like ec...More..

McCain invites Trump's fury, opposes GOP healthcare attempt
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

McCain invites Trump's fury, opposes GOP healthcare attempt

She said Congress should be working on a bipartisan set of reforms "not rushing through a major bill that completely rewrites our health care laws with so little deliberation and so little information". But tha...More..

Toddler shoots two other children at MI day care
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Toddler shoots two other children at MI day care

Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad says a preliminary investigation has revealed the toddler "accessed a handgun and the weapon discharged" about 10.20am (local time) on Wednesday. Detroit News reported that ...More..

Mount Dora private school wins national
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Mount Dora private school wins national "blue ribbon" award

The Peterson Park elementary joins an elite list of CPS schools to earn the coveted Blue Ribbon honor. "I do not often recognizer her publicly, but this is a big honor, and she deserves it", he said. "This is...More..

Dyson Is Using Its Cleaning Know-How For A 'Radically Different' Electric Car
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Dyson Is Using Its Cleaning Know-How For A 'Radically Different' Electric Car

Meanwhile, shares of Tesla Inc rebounded from a correction on Tuesday after an analyst predicted its electric cars would become commonplace within two years and a billionaire United Kingdom inventor announced...More..

by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

United States slaps sanctions on 8 North Korean banks

Pentagon spokesman Col Robert Manning reacted by saying: "If North Korea does not stop their provocative actions, you know, we will make sure that we provide options to the president to deal with North Kor...More..

China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts

The UN Sanctions followed recent missile and nuclear tests by the North Korean regime violating the previous resolutions. China announced late on Friday that it will start banning the export of some petro...More..

Now Even Money Is Running Out In Storm-Hit Puerto Rico
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Now Even Money Is Running Out In Storm-Hit Puerto Rico

The agency says there are three most effective ways the public can help. It added that one long-range radar site atop a mountain will be unusable until workers with chainsaws can cut their way through 2 mil...More..

by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Democrats Bash the Pro-Union Jones Act

The Jones Act requires that all goods shipped between USA ports be carried by ships built by Americans and operated by Americans. Critics of the Jones Act say the lack of competition with foreign shippers m...More..

Donation drive launched for Hurricane Maria survivors in Puerto Rico
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Donation drive launched for Hurricane Maria survivors in Puerto Rico

More than 250,000 MA residents are of Puerto Rican descent. "But FEMA being in Puerto Rico is the not the same thing as people's needs being met". She wanted to get water, tuna, and Chef Boyardee for her two ch...More..

Islamic State releases new audio message from leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Islamic State releases new audio message from leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The last previous purported message from al-Baghdadi was released in November, also an audio recording. In June, Russian defence officls had said that there was a "high probability" that Baghdadi died in a Ru...More..

United States sanctions target several North Korea banks
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

United States sanctions target several North Korea banks

The United States has pressed China to use its economic leverage to strong arm North Korea into giving up its nuclear ambitions. An individual or entity can now be subject to sanctions as a result of tradin...More..

by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

North Korea moving airplanes, boosting defence after United States bomber flight, reports Yonhap

He said the South Korean military should become strong enough to retake its wartime control from the Americans, and to "play a leading role in establishing a stronger and more stable combined defense system" to...More..

Three Confirmed Dead in Fiery 605 Freeway Crash in Whittier
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Three Confirmed Dead in Fiery 605 Freeway Crash in Whittier

After being struck by the Camaro, the Nissan crashed into a Toyota in another lane; the driver of the Toyota suffered minor injuries. They were trapped in their burning Nissan which burst into flames. Los Angel...More..