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Finally, it's like the recession never happened for middle-class American families

Finally, it's like the recession never happened for middle-class American families The figure is part of the latest data on income and poverty in the United States released Wednesday (Sept. 13) by the U.S. Census Bureau . A fresh report from the bureau showed that USA household income and earnings rose to a record median reading in 2016. [Full Article...]

President Trump To Visit Florida This Week Following Irma

President Trump To Visit Florida This Week Following Irma Irma has devastated Florida , causing at least 25 deaths as of Wednesday morning, and leaving millions without power. In a statement , Schumer and Pelosi said they had "a very productive meeting at the White House with the President". President Donald Trump will visit hurricane-stricken Florida on Thursday, according to the White House. "The United States Coast Guard, FEMA, along with Gover... [Full Article...]

Global oil demand to exceed expectations in 2017, says International Energy Agency

Global oil demand to exceed expectations in 2017, says International Energy Agency According to the report, the value of Iranian heavy crude was further lifted buoyed again by an uplift in OSP offsets and supported by healthy global sour markets. The longer-term focus, however, was on a possible extension to the 15-month production pact between members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers including Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Olive Garden's Never ending pasta passes

Olive Garden's Never ending pasta passes Two savory passes are available this year including the Pasta Pass and Pasta Passport. Olive Garden plans to offer more than 22,000 Never Ending Pasta Passes . The trip includes round-trip flights, four-star hotel accommodations, ground transportation, optional daily cultural and culinary activities and three meals per day. [Full Article...]

Irma Knocks Out Power To 7M Homes, Businesses

Irma Knocks Out Power To 7M Homes, Businesses Electricity generator Florida Power & Light, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc, generates enough power for about 1.9 million homes at the Turkey Point and St. Duke warned its 1.8 million customers in northern and central Florida that outages could exceed 1 million. Locations without power have been flagged to the state to help utilities prioritize their work, the group said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Russia-Turkey S-400 supply deal worth more than 2 billion Dollars

Russia-Turkey S-400 supply deal worth more than 2 billion Dollars Earlier on the same day, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara had made its first payment for the air defense systems. France considers it inappropriate to comment on the contract between Moscow and Ankara on deliveries of Russia's S-400 air defense systems to Turkey , as it was a decision made by the country alone, French Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne sai... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court blocks lower court's ruling that lifted Trump travel ban

Supreme Court blocks lower court's ruling that lifted Trump travel ban Kennedy ordered challengers to the administration's refugee ban to submit written arguments in support of the lower court ruling by midday Tuesday. A U.S. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court blocked that decision "pending further order" from the court. The high court has agreed to review those rulings. It was that appeal that first Kennedy, and now the whole Supreme Court, took up. [Full Article...]

Jemele Hill tweets calling Donald Trump a white supremacist 'inappropriate'

Jemele Hill tweets calling Donald Trump a white supremacist 'inappropriate' Previous ESPN policy encouraged its journalists to refrain from "political editorializing, personal attacks or "drive-by" comments" aimed at Trump and Hillary Clinton during the campaign, the Daily Beast reports. Kaepernick said the act was in protest of what he deemed were wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities in the United States. "That is definitely a percentage of it", Coh... [Full Article...]

Basketball star Dennis Rodman reveals his karaoke duets with Kim Jong

Basketball star Dennis Rodman reveals his karaoke duets with Kim Jong According to Thornberry, it's critical for the country be strong militarily, arguing it strengthens Tillerson's hands in diplomacy and incentivizes China to work with the us on defending against North Korean aggressions . The 56-year-old retired basketball star has known the controversial politician since 2013, and has said their unlikely friendship sees the pair get together for karaoke nights,... [Full Article...]

Macron to Visit St. Martin, Affected by Hurricane Irma

Haiti's government said on Tuesday more than 10,000 people were in shelters after heavy rains flooded the former French colony. "It's been very useful to see for myself what awful damage this storm has done and in this way to also show the population of St. [Full Article...]

Nigeria's excess oil revenue rises to N610m per day

Nigeria's excess oil revenue rises to N610m per day A quarter of US refining capacity to be taken off-line due to the hurricane, sapping demand. The price for oil in recent weeks is inflated because of the market strains from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma . Harvey slashed refining capacity across Texas, forcing shutdowns of key refineries from Corpus Christi and Houston to Port Arthur, including the largest US fuel-making plant. [Full Article...]

Quick action on Hurricane Harvey relief itself a relief

Quick action on Hurricane Harvey relief itself a relief By comparison, Hurricane Harvey which even induced a landfall in Texas at the end of August will cost the economy an estimated total of $108 billion. "This is a truly, truly poster child for what is to come". Long, whose agency is still preoccupied with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which caused catastrophic flooding in parts of Texas and Louisiana last month, said around 3,000 fede... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic

Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic After the two devastating hurricanes that have plagued Texas and Florida coast, everyone's attention is turning back to the Atlantic to watch Hurricane Jose. "The three-day cone still has it to the east of us moving parallel". - GFS, the American forecast model, and the ECMWF, the European one - keep Jose over the ocean. [Full Article...]

US News & World Report releases annual college ranking

US News & World Report releases annual college ranking News & World Report , which highlighted the achievement. Western is also listed 61st of 122 public and private colleges and universities on the top Midwestern list of " Best Regional Universities ". 103: Auburn University. Also No. 62 for veterans, No. 130 for best value. Oklahoma is one of 15 states in the West. Provost Kent Buchanan said OCU's standing reflects the university's commitment t... [Full Article...]

Cara Mund, Miss North Dakota Wins the Crown of Miss America 2018

Cara Mund, Miss North Dakota Wins the Crown of Miss America 2018 She choreographed her dance routine for the Miss America Talent Competition. She said she believed leaving the agreement was the wrong decision. Mund has been competing in beauty pageants as a child, winning titles of Little Miss North Dakota , Miss Pre-Teen North Dakota, and Miss Junior Teen North Dakota. [Full Article...]

Former Georgian president Saakashvili forces his way into Ukraine

Former Georgian president Saakashvili forces his way into Ukraine Mr Poroshenko vowed to punish those responsible for Mr Saakashvili's breach of the border, while observers said they feared the ugly political spat would hit Ukraine's worldwide image. The failure to stop Mr Saakashvili from returning was an embarrassment for Kiev and another headache for a leader fighting a Russian-backed insurgency and trying to restart a struggling economy. [Full Article...]

Men Attempt Rescue of Manatees Trapped After Hurricane Irma Drains Bay

Men Attempt Rescue of Manatees Trapped After Hurricane Irma Drains Bay Forecasters warned gawkers to stay clear of the exposed beach, warning that at least 10 to 15-feet of a "life-threatening storm surge" could return at any moment, according to the U.S. "We rolled them on the tarp and then dragged them a 100 [yards]". As the storm hit the west coast of the state, manatees were left high and dry when the storm's punishing winds from the east pushed water out... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis suffers black eye in Colombia

Pope Francis suffers black eye in Colombia Pope Francis talks to journalists during a press conference aboard a plane to Rome at the end of his visit to Colombia on September 11, 2017. He suffered a bruise to his cheekbone and a cut above his left eye but was otherwise unharmed. "We have to take this seriously". "This woman became a model for all those who, in different ways, seek to restore the dignity of our brothers and sisters los... [Full Article...]

Google lodges ECJ appeal against €2.4bn fine

Google lodges ECJ appeal against €2.4bn fine While Google has declined to comment on the details of its appeal, the European Commission has said that it will defend its ruling in court. Google had been given 90 days to stop the favouritism or face a penalty of up to 5% of the average daily turnover of its parent company Alphabet . [Full Article...]

Citing rising racism, Turkey issues travel warning on Germany

Citing rising racism, Turkey issues travel warning on Germany Some German nationals have also been targeted. Ankara says Germany is deliberately supporting Turkish dissent, especially those who have played a role in the July 15, 2016 coup. It also cited fires of "undetermined causes" in immigrant neighborhoods in Germany as well as alleged ill-treatment of Turkish citizens at German airports as a basis for its warning. [Full Article...]


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