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Gov. Rauner exercising borrowing authority to pay down bill backlog

Gov. Rauner exercising borrowing authority to pay down bill backlog These bonds must be issued before December 31, 2017, must be used to pay for expenses vouchered from state employees' group health insurance costs and general funds prior to July 1, 2017, and must be paid within 12 years. "It's going to give me an opportunity to provide some immediate relief to many providers who have waited an unconscionable period of time to get paid for services they've already... [Full Article...]

Tennessee Task Force One deploys for Florida ahead of Irma

Tennessee Task Force One deploys for Florida ahead of Irma Euclid Fire Captain Chris Caimi was one of them. " FEMA indicated that they might need the hazmat push pack, which is one of six in the country that is located here in Montgomery County", said Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer. [Full Article...]

Greek hosts warm to Macron's euro zone vision

Greek hosts warm to Macron's euro zone vision Greece has been financially burdened since 2010 when it signed its first economic bailout deal with global creditors. Earlier in the day, Macron said Greece needs to continue reforming amid "first signs" that it is overcoming a long, crippling economic crisis. [Full Article...]

'Sad Day For North Korea' if US Takes Military Action

'Sad Day For North Korea' if US Takes Military Action That partly explains the recent emphasis by Trump, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and others on the overwhelming strength of USA military capabilities. "Military action would certainly be an option". Experts have warned that prior ICBM tests indicate that the North is capable of striking deep into the US mainland. "Any new actions taken by the global community against the DPRK should serve the o... [Full Article...]

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife to face criminal charges over expenses

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife to face criminal charges over expenses US President Donald Trump (2R) and his wife Melania Trump (R) with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2L) and his wife Sara Netanyahu Ben Gurion Airport, May 22, 2017. In August, he denied reports that he would become a state's witness in the police investigation against Sara Netanyahu. The statement says that former house manager Manny Naftali was behind a number of steep living expense inc... [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer to appear on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE

Sean Spicer to appear on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE Mueller's investigators may also query Josh Raffel, a White House spokesman who works closely with President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner. In a statement, Mr Trump Jr declared that he believes the five-hour interview he gave the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday "satisfied" investigators' inquiry into the meeting he took with Ms Veselnitskaya. [Full Article...]

Dera Sacha Sauda's Well-Guarded Base Searched, Cash Found

Dera Sacha Sauda's Well-Guarded Base Searched, Cash Found The operation was being videographed and monitored by retired District and Sessions Judge A K S Pawar, who is the Court Commissioner appointed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday to oversee the exercise. Some rooms were sealed during the first day of sanitisation process of Dera headquarters of jailed rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim with searches to be videotaped. [Full Article...]

Prosecutors Want Martin Shkreli Jailed After Hillary Clinton Hair 'Threat'

Prosecutors Want Martin Shkreli Jailed After Hillary Clinton Hair 'Threat' Over Facebook, he offered $5,000 to anybody who could manage to snag some hair while Clinton went about her What Happened book tour. Currently, the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals is free on a $5 million bond. I am declining that interview-schedule is full. I will be peacefully protesting the Hillary Clinton book signing in NYC, chanting "lock her up" with my friends, though. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia suspends contact with Qatar after phone call

Saudi Arabia suspends contact with Qatar after phone call However, Saudi Arabia early on September 9 said it was suspending any dialogue because Qatar's state news agency, which had portrayed the call as a breakthrough coordinated by Trump, had "distorted facts". The ministry statement came after "false reports" by the Qatar News Agency (QNA), reported SPA. He said the countries that have joined Saudi Arabia in the dispute - the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwai... [Full Article...]

Amit Shah's visit will have no impact on BJD's prospects: Naveen Patnaik

Amit Shah's visit will have no impact on BJD's prospects: Naveen Patnaik They said, Naveen has been able to retain people's faith because of good governance for the last 17 years. "But Naveen Babu is like a defunct transformer because of which people of the state are deprived of development", Shah said at a BJP workers' meet on the third and last day of his visit to Odisha . [Full Article...]

Florida nuclear plants are shutting down ahead of Irma's wrath

Florida nuclear plants are shutting down ahead of Irma's wrath The nuclear plants are located along Florida's Atlantic Coast, about 20 feet (6 meters) above sea level. The plants are protected by concrete and steel barriers, and were further reinforced for protection after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, when floodwaters from a tsunami after an quake caused multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: Military action against North Korea 'not my first choice'

Donald Trump: Military action against North Korea 'not my first choice' After Pyongyang went ahead with the test this week, the newspaper poured cold water on the idea of an oil ban, warning it wouldn't necessarily rein in Kim's nuclear program and could spark a confrontationwith North Korea . September 9 is significant as it marks North Korea's anniversary of its founding. Instead, the Trump administration pushed for additional sanctions, which North Korean leader... [Full Article...]

United States formally requests UN Security Council vote on NK sanctions

United States formally requests UN Security Council vote on NK sanctions Earlier this week, the US circulated the draft resolution, which calls among other things for imposing an oil embargo on the North, freezing assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and banning textile exports from the North. Diplomats say the UN Security Council could also consider barring its airline. It is estimated that between 60,000 and 100,000 North Koreans work overseas. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma may have destroyed one of the world's most famous airports

Hurricane Irma may have destroyed one of the world's most famous airports Thrill seekers come to Maho beach in droves to snap a picture with planes flying overhead. A second hurricane, named José, is expected to hit the island on Saturday but is not as strong as Irma. Princess Juliana Airport is the island's only airport capable of supporting heavy jets, which is limiting efforts to aid the beleaguered island. Two military aircraft are being loaded in the Netherland... [Full Article...]

Governor orders evacuations of SC barrier islands as Irma approaches

Governor orders evacuations of SC barrier islands as Irma approaches Even though it now appears that SC may avoid a direct hit from Hurricane Irma , forecasters are warning that the storm may bring "very significant coastal flooding" to areas such as Charleston. advisory. McMaster said officials will not close schools statewide Monday and Tuesday. During a press conference on Thursday afternoon, he said though a mandatory evacuation has not been officially o... [Full Article...]

Meet Harvey & Irma: Washington couple celebrating 75 years of marriage

Meet Harvey & Irma: Washington couple celebrating 75 years of marriage No doubt the names of Hurricane Harvey andHurricane Irma will be retired because that's the rule for hurricanes that cause severe damage or kill and injure many people. "He said come on let's get married, and I said oh no I have to finish school", said Irma. Harvey is 104. Irma is 93. The Schluters live nowhere near hurricane country; they're from Washington state. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Katia strengthens to Category 3

Hurricane Katia strengthens to Category 3 Hurricane Katia is slamming into the coast of Mexico as a Category 1 hurricane, with heavy rain making flash floods and mudslides a danger in the dry region. As a result of its geographical location and Pacific and Atlantic coastlines, Mexico is particularly vulnerable to hurricanes, with at least a dozen weather events every year. [Full Article...]

Arrest made after report of active shooter at OH high school

Arrest made after report of active shooter at OH high school Columbus police say a gun was recovered and that no one was injured. They add a gun was taken and no one was hurt. Columbus City Schools have canceled classes for students on Monday. School officials transported students to a another facility. "Excellent job by our officers!" tweeted Columbus Police. The school serves grades six through 12, and is geared toward "emotionally disturbed stu... [Full Article...]

China supports Pakistan on terror fight, says 'some countries' should recognise efforts

China supports Pakistan on terror fight, says 'some countries' should recognise efforts The appreciation was expressed by Political Bureau Member of Communist Party of China Central Committee Meng Jianzhu during a meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Zhongnanhai Ziguangge. However, by coming out in support of Pakistan, China has gone back on the Brics declaration that said any nation that is found supporting terrorist acts must be held accountable, Indian ... [Full Article...]

This Delta Flight Got in and Out Right Before Irma

This Delta Flight Got in and Out Right Before Irma Travelers have been working hard to get out of Puerto Rico, while numerous USA island territory's residents have been trying to get home before the massive storm hits. Her family has been without electricity since 3 p.m. Thursday. Sylvia Arias was born in Youngstown, grew up in Puerto Rico and lives back here now. [Full Article...]


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