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World Media Tesla boosts range for some vehicles in Florida to escape Irma
Author: 0 Tesla boosts range for some vehicles in Florida to escape Irma

Electric vehicle maker Tesla says it has temporarily increased the battery capacity of some of its cars to help drivers escaping Hurricane Irma . The upgrade for those Florida customers will remain in place until September 16. The company found that instead of looking for an affordable EV, customers were opting for the higher range models instead, wanting more miles than a cheaper price.

Author: 0 UK: Anti-Brexit rally urges reversal of European Union exit

It also called for the Government to ban those without permission from renting a home, opening a bank account, or accessing benefits and introduce "discriminatory" controls restricting European Union immigrants' access to free National Health Service (NHS) care if they are "economically inactive".

Author: 0 South Korea bolsters missile shield as ICBM test fears rise

But North Korea signalled that it will never negotiate on its nuclear programme and warned that more missile tests, which it described as "gift packages addressed to America", could be on their way. U.S. President Donald Trump says he has given the go-ahead for Japan and South Korea to buy a "substantially increased amount" of sophisticated military equipment from the United States .

World Media Fire at Islamabad's Awami Markaz kills two
Author: 0 Fire at Islamabad's Awami Markaz kills two

To douse the fire, fire-tenders from Baharia Town were called in at Awami Markaz, which doused the fire amidst blowing winds in the capital city. They said the extinguishing material carried the stamp of May 2016 as expiry date. Meanwhile, A spokesman of Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform has stated that a small unit of this ministry in Awami Markaz is completely safe in the fire incident.

Author: 0 North Korea Not a Nuclear Power, Says Putin

The two leaders agreed on the view that North Korea's nuclear test "poses a serious threat to regional peace and security". Moon said after the talks: "It is more important than anything else to resolve the North's nuclear and missile issues, which are the most urgent and gravest challenges facing this region, at an earliest date".

World Media Freedom Caucus might go rogue on tax reform
Author: 0 Freedom Caucus might go rogue on tax reform

The board said any such challenge would have "the added advantage of being a stab in the front for a change". He said a Washington Post story last week that reported that conservatives had met with Ryan to express their dismay about the debt ceiling increase was "hardly news", because the lawmakers meet with Ryan every week.

Author: 0 Hurricane season: Harvey followed by Irma, followed by José, then Katia

Katia was about 125 miles (201 km) west northwest of the port of Veracruz by midmorning on Saturday, the NHC said, noting that the threat of heavy rainfall continued. Irma will likely make landfall in Florida or somewhere in the southeast United States by the end of the weekend after carving a path through the Caribbean this week.

World Media Hurricane Irma: Everything You Need to Know About This Monster Storm
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma: Everything You Need to Know About This Monster Storm

A hurricane warning was out from Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde. Category 4 Hurricane Jose strengthened even more on Friday night with 155 miles per hour winds as it continued on a path toward the Irma-battered Leeward Islands . Jose is a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour. But residents in the Lesser Antilles and other coastal areas set to be hit by Irma, are monitoring Jose's latest movements.

World Media DPM: Rights activist Suu Kyi should take a stand
Author: 0 DPM: Rights activist Suu Kyi should take a stand

In Washington, the U.S. State Department on Thursday voiced its concern "following serious allegations of human rights abuses including mass burnings of Rohingya villages and violence conducted by security forces and also armed civilians".

World Media Harvey likely to be costliest natural disaster for U.S. economy
Author: 0 Harvey likely to be costliest natural disaster for U.S. economy

Wednesday, the USA central bank said Harvey caused "broad disruptions to economic activity" along the Gulf Coast, including closed refineries, flooded workplaces, and disrupted transportation of goods and people. Trump's homeland security adviser Tom Bossert said the life-saving phase for Hurricane Harvey is over and the government can handle Hurricane Irma relief operations.

World Media From Cartagena, Pope Francis denounces human trafficking
Author: 0 From Cartagena, Pope Francis denounces human trafficking

The Vatican said he received ice treatment and was fine. In a tweet sent by Colombian radio station "Caracol Radio", the Pope is seen with a black eye and bandage near his eyebrow, with a few spots of blood on his white cassock. The pope's visit to Medellin Sept. 9 began so wet and so foggy that he was forced to travel the 30 miles from Rionegro airport by auto rather than helicopter.

World Media Miss America pageant: Meet Miss Louisiana Laryssa Bonacquisti as she competes Sunday
Author: 0 Miss America pageant: Meet Miss Louisiana Laryssa Bonacquisti as she competes Sunday

The annual Miss America pageant culminates with the crowning of the victor Sunday night. Miss Wisconsin McKenna Collins says Americans of differing political viewpoints need to talk to each other respectfully. At the top of the show, the 52 contestants will be narrowed down to just 15 and then the competition will get started. And Sara Zeng, Miss Florida , proved prescient when she spoke with NJ Advance Media Friday afternoon ahead of her turn to do the swimsuit strut on the last night of ...

World Media Trump, Turnbull discuss North Korea in call
Author: 0 Trump, Turnbull discuss North Korea in call

U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that military action is not his first choice for dealing with the nuclear threat from North Korea. They said it was time for the worldwide community to exert maximum diplomatic and economic pressure, and that the can cannot be kicked any further down the road.

World Media Hurricane Jose could do loop-d-loop this week
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose could do loop-d-loop this week

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for. A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within 24 hours. This as the near-category five Hurricane Jose appears to have shifted further to the North West. Some fluctuation in intensity, up or down, could occur during the next day or so.

Author: 0 Steve Bannon Is Going to War With the Republican Party

Earlier on Sunday, Politico reported that Bannon was planning to aid primary challenges against GOP senators who are unsupportive of Trump's agenda. He took particular aim at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan . When asked what will happen for people when and if their protection expires, Bannon says he expects them to self-deport.

Author: 0 Calgary woman stuck in Hurricane Irma's path frustrated with Air Canada's response

Video images from northern and eastern Cuba showed uprooted utility poles and signs, many downed trees and extensive damage to roofs. Soldiers of the Kansas National Guard's 35th Military Police Company said they are safe and well, despite being in the path of Hurricane Irma as it approaches Cuba , where the unit is deployed.

World Media People walk on ocean floor amid receded waters from Irma
Author: 0 People walk on ocean floor amid receded waters from Irma

Hurricane Irma's winds and low tide have pushed the water unusually far from its normal position. Officials have urged residents to shelter in place during the unsafe storm. "As soon as the wind shifts direction the water will come back quickly and continue to move inland". Joe Orlandini, a Fort Myers Beach builder, said the water receded to "way past" the end of Fort Myers Beach pier off of Times Square.

World Media Tennessee sends 151 responders to help in Florida hurricane
Author: 0 Tennessee sends 151 responders to help in Florida hurricane

The Georgia order covers all areas east of Interstate 95 and other areas near the coast, including all of Chatham County. Southeast Georgia could get 10 to 12 inches or rain. Monday: Irma is forecast to pass very close to the Suwannee Valley. Hurricane Irma is still expected to hit Western North Carolina after making landfall in Florida this weekend.

World Media Hamas leader in Egypt capital for Gaza siege talks
Author: 0 Hamas leader in Egypt capital for Gaza siege talks

A top-level Hamas delegation, including the group's head Yahya al-Sunwar, arrived to Egypt Saturday to discuss national reconciliation between themselves and the Palestinian Fatah movement. Haniyeh was elected Hamas leader in May. In late July, former Gaza security chief Mohammed Dahlan claimed the Hamas-ruled territory could expect to see the easing of its electricity crisis due to the opening of its border with Egypt.

World Media Police raid in Cairo kills 10 militants
Author: 0 Police raid in Cairo kills 10 militants

Nine policemen, including four officers, were injured during the two raids, it said in a statement. Nine suspected terrorists have been killed in a shootout in Egypt's third largest city Giza, home to the legendary Great Pyramids and the Sphinx.

World Media Trump Signs Bill Providing Hurricane Relief, Raising Debt Ceiling
Author: 0 Trump Signs Bill Providing Hurricane Relief, Raising Debt Ceiling

Funds for victims of Harvey, which initially made landfall in southern Texas on August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane and left at least 60 people dead, caused catastrophic flooding and displaced thousands of people in southern Texas and Louisiana, will boost the resources of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as Florida braces for the arrival of major Hurricane Irma this weekend.

World Media Irma's path becomes clearer, impact expected in central NC
Author: 0 Irma's path becomes clearer, impact expected in central NC

Cooper. Sprayberry announced that 310 North Carolina National Guard soldiers have been activated to help with a wide range of responses, adding that more could be activated if the storm impacts are more severe than expected. The Lowe's store located in Cary on Walnut. The Home Depot minutes away from Lowe's in Cary has also sold out of generators, along with the Home Depot stores on Capital Blvd.in Raleigh and in Garner at the White Oak shopping center.

World Media Hertha draws as Bundesliga's 1st female referee makes debut
Author: 0 Hertha draws as Bundesliga's 1st female referee makes debut

Steinhaus, a 38-year-old police officer, has been a German FA referee since 1999 and taken charge of 80 second division matches since 2007. Steinhaus made an excellent decision to play advantage when Hertha's Vladimir Darida was fouled, allowing Australia attacker Mathew Leckie to subsequently score the opening goal of the game.

World Media Surfer
Author: 0 Surfer "stoked" mate was alive after shark bite

Abe McGrath was screaming for a 3.5 metre great white shark to "f**k off" as it snapped its jaws at him in the waters of Illuka beach, his friend Elijah "Hobbit" Colbey told The Daily Telegraph . 'So stoked to still have our mate and not witness something far worse'. "So stoked to see him able to limp up the beach". McGrath's friends drove him to Ballina Hospital.

World Media Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Given
Author: 0 Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Given "Hold" Rating at Jefferies Group LLC

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Windstream Holdings from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. In related news, Director Alan L. Wells acquired 68,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The 50 day moving average was down $-0.47 and the 200 day average moved down $-2.39.

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