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Rain and wind to start Triangle weekend as Hermine goes by
- September 02, 2016

Florida alerts: The hurricane center posted hurricane warnings for the part of the Gulf coast under threat, which includes the Suwannee River west to Mexico Beach. City crews were struggling to keep up with demand for sand with sandbags. The Big Bend area of Florida is getting hit with very heavy rainfall and gusty winds as the category one storm approaches the coast. (more...)
TNT's Craig Sager gets third marrow transplant TNT's Craig Sager gets third marrow transplant
- September 02, 2016

Pulling out of the Olympics was a bit of disappointment for him, as it would've been his fifth straight Olympic Games. His spirits were high and he was looking forward to getting back on the sidelines. "We go to see Sager to cheer him up and by the time you leave you're like, 'Is anything wrong with him?' He has the most positive attitude ..." Central time and it wasn't complete until more than 10 hours later. (more...)
Native American tribes come together to protest planned pipeline Native American tribes come together to protest planned pipeline
- September 02, 2016

It happen at a site in Boone near the Farm Progress Show. Authorities repeatedly told the demonstrators they could leave without being taken into custody. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. "All these other individuals who don't live here are going to go home and go to different locations, but we're still here trying to be neighbors and making sure that our relationships are not damaged in this", said Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier. (more...)
PM inaugurates CPEC projects in Gwadar
- September 02, 2016

Work on the project began in June 2011 and the lake covers an area of 1,813 sq km that would meet the irrigation and drinking water needs of the people of the area. Addressing the inauguration ceremony of the projects, Sharif said the projects will be completed in the next two to three years. He said the government was determined to develop road infrastructure across the country, particularly the areas where there was no concept of roads. (more...)
Hermine becomes hurricane, continues path toward SC
- September 02, 2016

Tropical Storm Hermine is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to make landfall on the northwest Florida coast late Thursday night. A Tropical Storm watch has been issued for north of Duck to Sandy Hook, New Jersey, including the Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point southward, and the southern Delaware Bay. (more...)
EpiPen manufacturer to come out with generic shots
- September 02, 2016

The drug maker and its CEO Heather Bresch have become the newest faces of corporate greed. State Sen. Ed Hernandez's attempt to push through a drug pricing transparency bill sputtered this year, but the West Covina Democrat still wants his colleagues to weigh in on the latest controversy in the cost of prescription drugs: the surging price of EpiPens. (more...)
Stocks end mostly lower on Wall Street
- September 02, 2016

As a result, the equity, bond and rupee markets are likely to see a relief rally on Monday. On Thursday Kansas City Fed President Esther George said it is time for the central bank to raise rates gradually and Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan noted the Fed should be able to hike "in the not too distant future". (more...)
Hermine Tropical Storm Warning and Watch
- September 02, 2016

There is a danger of life-threatening inundation within the next 36 hours, the hurricane center said. UPDATE: As of 11:25 a.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service in Wilmington has elevated the tropical storm watch to a warning as Tropical Storm Hermine makes its way to the area. (more...)
U.S. manufacturing contracts in August: ISM U.S. manufacturing contracts in August: ISM
- September 02, 2016

An index reading of above 50 indicates an overall increase in economic activity, and below 50 an overall decrease. Sterling leapt by 0.84 per cent against the euro to 1.187 and by 0.73 per cent against the dollar to 1.32. "But it remains to be seen whether this expansion of activity is merely filling the post-Brexit void or whether this strong performance will continue". (more...)
World Bank prices SDR issue World Bank prices SDR issue
- September 02, 2016

Some analysts argue that the SDR bond may provide Chinese investors an opportunity to diversify their portfolios since BeijingĀ“s control on capital outflows in the past year has made it hard to buy overseas assets. Instead, the People's Bank of China has encouraged markets to watch trade-weighted indexes that measure the yuan against a basket of currencies, such as the euro, yen and pound. (more...)
National Bank of Canada quarterly profit up 6 percent National Bank of Canada quarterly profit up 6 percent
- September 02, 2016

Barclays PLC lifted their price objective on Laurentian Bank of Canada from C$44.00 to C$47.00 in a research report on Monday, May 16th. The $46.63 average target is 0.24% above today's ($46.52) stock price. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $48.62 and a 200 day moving average of $48.82. They now have a C$52.00 price target on the stock. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, November 1st. (more...)
India appoints Urjit Patel as next RBI governor India appoints Urjit Patel as next RBI governor
- September 02, 2016

AT the RBI , Patel headed the panel on Monetary Policy Framework, which, in January 2014, recommended that inflation should be the variable that should define the monetary policy framework. "We are confident that RBI and the economy will gain tremendously from Dr Patel's experience in both private and public sectors", said Ficci's President Harshavardhan Neotia. (more...)
The M20 has been reopened after Saturday's accident
- September 02, 2016

Gary Coleman from Highways England said: "We are facing a real challenge to lift two HGVs and a motorbike clear of the scene and deal with all of the rubble from the collapsed bridge strewn across both carriageways". Police said a lorry collided with a pedestrian bridge which collapsed onto the carriageway below. South East Coast Ambulance Service said a motorcyclist aged in their 50s had been taken to hospital in Tunbridge Wells with suspected broken ribs. (more...)
Homeless housing agency receives VA funding Homeless housing agency receives VA funding
- September 02, 2016

Community Action Team, Inc. The grant money will specifically go to the Supportive Services for Veterans Families program, which helps veterans and their families who make less than 50 percent of Bend's area median income, $52,006 in 2014, said Cody Standiford, community liaison for Central Oregon Veterans Outreach. (more...)
EpiPen main ingredient costs 'less than a Big Mac'
- September 02, 2016

The senators, including Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and former Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders (D-VT), say the EpiPen is "exorbitantly expensive" and warn that its price has driven some patients to carry expired EpiPens, or even forego carrying them altogether. (more...)
World's First Self-Driving Taxis Launch in Singapore World's First Self-Driving Taxis Launch in Singapore
- September 02, 2016

U.S. self-driving auto software developer nuTonomy has launched a public trial of a self-driving taxi service in Singapore's one-north business district, a 2.5 square mile business district, where the company has been conducting daily autonomous vehicle (AV) testing since April. (more...)
Marine Le Pen: 'Anything but Hillary Clinton'
- September 02, 2016

The press is still very much in favor of Mrs. Clinton even as she walks through the mine fields of e-mails and the Clinton Foundation. "We're working real hard to elect Hillary", he said Thursday night. "I am going to create a new special deportation task force", Trump said in a half-rally, half-policy speech appearance in Phoenix. Trump talked about limiting immigration to its historic norms. (more...)
How Hulk Hogan (And Peter Thiel) Brought Down Gawker How Hulk Hogan (And Peter Thiel) Brought Down Gawker
- September 02, 2016

The other Gawker Media publications, including Jezebel (women's issues), Gizmodo (tech), io9 (science fiction, fantasy and science), Kotaku (gaming), Deadspin (sports), Jalopnik (all things automotive) and Lifehacker, are expected to continue publication after Univision's acquisition of the company. (more...)
Gold Prices Sputter after Data Deluge as US Rate-Hike Bets Grow
- September 02, 2016

Other data showed that USA house price growth moderated in June but remained strong. The U.S. currency has gained nearly 3 percent versus the yen since Friday, when Fed Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer kept open the possibility of a 2016 rate hike, perhaps as soon as September, at a meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. (more...)
HS coach of Dak Prescott confident he will succeed
- September 02, 2016

The last time the Cowboys saw the Dolphins was arguably the most exciting game of their entire 2015 season, the return of Tony Romo . Frisco - Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott's front and under-center status means he must now prepare for the unknown come opening day. (more...)