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World Media John Oliver on the Implications of Trump's Pardon of Joe Arpaio
Author: 0 John Oliver on the Implications of Trump's Pardon of Joe Arpaio

Oliver said. "What am I filling myself with?" "Any time Trump says he's going to make people happy, or that you're going to be happy in the future, that means he has got nothing and is trying to end the conversation", Oliver said. Arpaio, defeated previous year in the same election that sent Trump to the White House, is now talking about getting back into politics. Later Oliver skewered Ivanka Trump over reports earier in the week that she visibly annoying McConnell and Ryan by walking ...

World Media Gov. Rick Scott: 'The Most Important Thing Is to Pray for Us'
Author: 0 Gov. Rick Scott: 'The Most Important Thing Is to Pray for Us'

By late Sunday night, Florida officials said there were shelters open in 64 of Florida's 67 counties - 573 shelters across the state, holding 155,000 people, The Washington Post reported. We remain dry for one more day although winds will gradually increase through the day as the pressure gradient continues to tighten, and gusts of 20-25 miles per hour will be possible through the afternoon.

World Media Comparing the Damage of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Comparing the Damage of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

The final flights took off just after 5:40 p.m. ET, according to FlightStats , and the airport won't resume commercial flying until Tuesday . United Airlines, for example, waived change fees for flights through September 17 at 10 airports from Georgia to North Carolina , and through September 30 for dozens airports across Florida and the Caribbean .

World Media New Hampshire voter fraud fight takes new turn
Author: 0 New Hampshire voter fraud fight takes new turn

Von Spakovsky, a member of the commission, also submitted a database from the conservative Heritage Foundation claiming to contain almost 1,100 of instances of voter fraud . In response to the findings, key Democrats - such as Democratic Party Chairman Raymond Buckley - discount and reject the new data, insisting that Jasper and the White House are using "selective data and misinformation" to fabricate voter fraud claims.

World Media Passenger auto sales up 12% in August
Author: 0 Passenger auto sales up 12% in August

The GST Council had on Saturday chose to increase cess on mid-sized and large cars and SUVs by up to 2%, 5% and 7%, respectively, but left cess on small cars and hybrids unchanged. Passenger carrier sales declined by 2,969 units in August 2017 in comparison with 4,100 units sold in the same month a year ago. Good monsoons lifted consumer sentiments in rural areas, buoying two-wheeler sales, which grew 14.69% year on year last month.

World Media Gov. Malloy sends more Guardsmen to Florida
Author: 0 Gov. Malloy sends more Guardsmen to Florida

An additional HC-130 from the 106th Rescue Wing deployed from Westhampton Beach on Monday to transport additional response personnel from the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Special Tactics Squadron to Florida. "That's literally handing out relief supplies like ice water and food to those communities that need em", said Gen. Wilham. - The Army response for Hurricane Irma involves more than 9,900 soldiers and U.S.

World Media Carolina Panthers: Pass rush shines in Week 1
Author: 0 Carolina Panthers: Pass rush shines in Week 1

What appeared to be a poor wardrobe choice was actually a metaphor for how Shanahan would coach the game . Carolina thoroughly beat the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, 23-3, and yet there were a lot more points that were potentially out there for the Panthers .

World Media When Urban Meyer's big-play Buckeyes return, big-time wins will follow
Author: 0 When Urban Meyer's big-play Buckeyes return, big-time wins will follow

Nice starts. ECU, which inexplicably fired Ruffin McNeill two years ago, is now 3-10 under Scottie Montgomery and has opened the season with a loss to James Madison and a blowout loss to West Virginia . Toughest games left: vs. Texas in Dallas (hey, anything can happen), at Kansas State, at Oklahoma State, vs. TCU , Big 12 championship game. "We've only played two games".

World Media Airlines cancel Monday flights out of Tallahassee International Airport
Author: 0 Airlines cancel Monday flights out of Tallahassee International Airport

The remaining canceled flights mostly involved airports in the Caribbean , which saw significant damage from Irma late last week. Wind shear, lighting and other weather may prompt additional flight delays, Delta said. The paper reported the airline is also waiving certain change fees for travelers who are booked through September 17 to fly to, from or through Atlanta and other cities affected by now-Tropical Storm Irma.

World Media Brazilian meat billionaire Batista to be flown to jail in graft scandal
Author: 0 Brazilian meat billionaire Batista to be flown to jail in graft scandal

Paulo reported. A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has ordered the arrest of the former chairman of the world's largest meatpacker JBS, whose testimony implicated Brazil's President Michel Temer in corruption. This is the latest development in a corruption scandal involving politicians and meat inspectors, while forcing the sale of various Batista family holdings.

World Media United Nations nuclear watchdog defends Iran agreement
Author: 0 United Nations nuclear watchdog defends Iran agreement

In April, Trump ordered a review of whether a suspension of sanctions on Iran related to the nuclear deal, negotiated under President Barack Obama, was in the USA national security interest. The Agency has been verifying and monitoring the implementation by Iran of its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action since JCPOA Implementation Day in January 2016.

World Media Jose now Cat 2 hurricane, following Irma's track
Author: 0 Jose now Cat 2 hurricane, following Irma's track

Tropical Storm Jose , which was named by the NHC on Tuesday, has already grown stronger than Katia, with wind speeds of 60 mph and located 1,250 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. Nicholas to Port-Au-Prince. Jose is in the Atlantic, and is expected to turn more to the north later in the week from its current westward track. The hurricane earlier Wednesday battered a string of northern Caribbean island nations, situated east of the more populous Virgin Islands group and Puerto Rico.

World Media Hickey quits International Olympic Committee executive board
Author: 0 Hickey quits International Olympic Committee executive board

The statement said: "Patrick Hickey has informed the IOC of his resignation as a member of the IOC Executive Board with immediate effect". Mr Hickey was arrested in Rio past year and was held for nearly five months. Mr. Hickey's reputation became tarnished beyond fix after his involvement in a ticket-touting scandal that brought national shame to Irish athletes.

World Media Meteorologist takes on Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Meteorologist takes on Hurricane Irma

Storm surge could be noticeable 10 or more miles inland in some areas, with the depth of the water becoming shallower away from the coast, the center has said. "I said let's go and live the good life in paradise", she said. As of midmorning, Irma's outer bands were also blowing into Georgia , where the storm's center was expected to arrive later in the day.

World Media Nobel institute: Suu Kyi cannot be stripped of prize
Author: 0 Nobel institute: Suu Kyi cannot be stripped of prize

In an open letter, Tutu told his fellow Nobel Peace Prize victor that it was "incongruous for a symbol of righteousness" to lead a country where violence against the Rohingya is being carried out. One British writer has described the Lady of Inya Lake as "an apologist for genocide, ethnic cleansing , and mass rape". "'The Lady"'so embodied her nation's interests in the minds of Western policy-makers that her personal approval was seen as necessary for ending Myanmar's isolation ...

World Media California Sues Trump Administration Over Plan to Repeal DACA Program
Author: 0 California Sues Trump Administration Over Plan to Repeal DACA Program

In July, Frosh joined 20 attorneys general in sending a letter to President Donald Trump , urging him to maintain and defend DACA . Of the nearly 790,000 now secured, around 223,000 live in California. Last Tuesday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the DACA program would be formally rescinded and no new applications would be accepted.

World Media Power's Out For 3.3 Million So Far In Florida
Author: 0 Power's Out For 3.3 Million So Far In Florida

Irma is expected to sap demand for fuel for a time, Goldman Sachs analysts said in a note on Monday, but they cautioned that supply could remain strained due to refining capacity offline in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which hit Texas two weeks ago.

World Media Bernie Sanders coming back to California
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders coming back to California

Warren's endorsement is a high-profile boost for Sanders' legislation, which the Vermont Senator readily admits faces a hard, years-long fight towards becoming law. Warren argued single payer is the " one way" to achieve these objectives, and to ensure that all Americans are guaranteed healthcare as a right. "Everything should be on the table", she says, as policymakers figure out how to ensure all Americans get high-quality, low-priced health care - and that's why she's backing Sanders' bill.

World Media Paul Hollywood apologises for Nazi uniform photo
Author: 0 Paul Hollywood apologises for Nazi uniform photo

The 51-year-old added: 'Everyone who knows me, knows I am incredibly proud of the efforts of those, including my own grandfather, who fought against the Nazis during the war'. In 2005, Prince Harry was pictured wearing a Nazi uniform to a costume party. "But some found it offensive - especially the fact they thought it was really amusing".

World Media Man charged with attempted murder after church stabbing
Author: 0 Man charged with attempted murder after church stabbing

A 47-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and two counts of wounding and possession of a bladed weapon. "Three members were injured and were taken to hospital". The statement said: "We are continuing to cooperate with the ongoing police investigation to ensure the safety of our congregation and community". A man has attacked worshipers at a Birmingham Church.

World Media Van Dijk returns to Southampton training but Pellegrino remains cautious
Author: 0 Van Dijk returns to Southampton training but Pellegrino remains cautious

Negotiations between the two clubs were complicated after Liverpool were forced to apologize to the Saints after being found guilty of making an improper approach for van Dijk. We know that he's coming from a long period of time without playing a game and he needs to train and to play games. "Whether that backfires on them in regard to the player's performance we'll have to wait and see as he's not featured yet".

World Media Melissa McCarthy won an Emmy for 'Saturday Night Live'
Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy won an Emmy for 'Saturday Night Live'

Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy won the outstanding guest actor and actress at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, respectively, for their SNL appearances. Officially, McCarthy won for hosting the penultimate episode of Saturday Night Live's 42nd season, which saw-in part-McCarthy's Spicer take his podium all the way to NY and to Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) himself.

World Media Hurricane Irma not likely to have effect on gas prices
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma not likely to have effect on gas prices

It looked like prices were beginning to level out, as refineries that were impacted by the storm restarted operations and gasoline supply chain issues caused by the storm began to subside. Gas prices in northern New England have gone up a bit more in the last week, but may have peaked as refineries return to production following Hurricane Harvey.

World Media Court Grants INEC Go-ahead With Melaye's Recall
Author: 0 Court Grants INEC Go-ahead With Melaye's Recall

The judge said his order must be carried out within two weeks before an amended time-table for the recall would be made. "I dismiss this suit". However, Justice Dimgba held that INEC's argument was misconcieved, saying the 90 days period was paused on July 6 when the court ordered all the parties to maintain status quo on the matter.

World Media Thousands of People March in Barcelona in Support of Catalan Independence
Author: 0 Thousands of People March in Barcelona in Support of Catalan Independence

They will participate in a campaign to show support for independence after Madrid moved to block a planned referendum on the region's split from Spain. Coachloads of demonstrators travel to Barcelona from villages in the region. But the Catalan government has vowed to hold the referendum and be bound by its result to either declare independence or call regional elections.

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