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People Juncker: Western Balkans in EU? Not before 2019
Author: 0 Juncker: Western Balkans in EU? Not before 2019

Head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has recently excluded the possibility of Turkey's membership in the EU in the foreseeable future. "The former Luxembourg premier urged deeper integration across the board, calling for more states to join the euro and the passport-free Schengen area, and proposing a single European Union chief and dedicated pan-European finance minister".

People Hurricane Irma: Six million properties without power
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma: Six million properties without power

Speaking as he went on an aerial tour of the Keys to survey the damage early on Monday, he said: "Power lines are down throughout the state". Move to higher ground now. For a time, the mainland was cut off from the tourist mecca of Sanibel Island, known for its beaches and seashells that wash ashore from the Gulf of Mexico.

People Two dead and three missing in Singapore ship collision
Author: 0 Two dead and three missing in Singapore ship collision

According to the MPA, the dredger capsized as a result of the accident and is now partially submerged. Seven Chinese nationals were rescued by the Singapore Police Coast Guard and taken to the Singapore General Hospital. MPA said in a statement: "MPA is leading the Search and rescue (SAR) operations and relevant Singapore agencies are rendering all assistance". Four tug boats moving the partially submerged dredger safely to an area near Pulau Senang for follow up underwater ...

People Jimmy Kimmel Eviscerates Ted Cruz for 'Stepmom Porn' Tweet Debacle
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel Eviscerates Ted Cruz for 'Stepmom Porn' Tweet Debacle

Hundreds of thousands of tweets were fired off chiding Cruz for liking the porn video from SexuallPosts - and the account is taking full advantage of their new found notoriety by starting up a merchandise page. "Staffing issue sounds suspicious", Kimmel said. Yup, that's Cruz's official account giving a Twitter "heart" to some serious stepmother/ stepdaughter (plus one) action starring Cory Chase .

People Tennessee-Florida Will Be Played As Scheduled This Saturday
Author: 0 Tennessee-Florida Will Be Played As Scheduled This Saturday

Meanwhile, the Volunteers are 2-0, including an overtime nail-bitter against Georgia Tech . As a football coach, we're preparing to go to Gainesville. Tennessee and Florida are both playing their first SEC game. An ineffective Phillipe Franks was replaced by Malik Zaire in the second half. He signed the extension last month and is now on a four-year contract.

Author: 0 N.Korea defiant over United Nations sanctions as Trump says tougher steps needed

US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the tough new measures were a message to Pyongyang that "the world will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea", but she also held out the prospect of a peaceful resolution to the crisis. He called on North Korea to "take seriously" the will of the global community to halt its nuclear and ballistic missile development. Assistant Treasury Secretary Marshall Billingslea displayed slides showing ships he said picked up coal and other commodities in North ...

People We Don't Want US Nuclear Weapons Here, South Korea Says
Author: 0 We Don't Want US Nuclear Weapons Here, South Korea Says

The despot hosted the celebration - which included a banquet, an art performance and a photo session with him - for conducting the country's sixth nuclear test, Reuters reported , citing state-run media. M - Kazakhstan welcomed the new resolution of the UN Security Council on North Korea unanimously adopted by all Security Council member states, including Kazakhstan, on September 11 in response to the 6th and the most powerful nuclear test of Sept.3, the Kazakh foreign ministry said.

People Dead at Florida Nursing Home that Lost Power During Hurricane
Author: 0 Dead at Florida Nursing Home that Lost Power During Hurricane

The nursing home has apparently been without air conditioning since the storm. Multiple stretchers are also on site. More than 100 people were evacuated from the Rehabilitation Center, in Hollywood, on Wednesday morning where residents were suffering from intense heat and lack of power after the deadly hurricane.

People Dead, 120 Evacuated From Hollywood, Florida Nursing Home
Author: 0 Dead, 120 Evacuated From Hollywood, Florida Nursing Home

The chief of Hollywood police said a criminal investigation has been opened up into the deaths of the residents, but did not offer any further details. WSVN-TV report that the nursing home did appear to have a back up generator, although it does not appear to have been working. A phone number has been set up for family members to check on their loved ones: 954-265-1074.

People David Shapiro Sells 1250 Shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ICPT) Stock
Author: 0 David Shapiro Sells 1250 Shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ICPT) Stock

The total value of its holdings increased 400.9%. The current average recommendation for Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc has it holding a "Buy" rating. The value of the total investment in Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc . went from $2,737,000 to $3,256,000 increasing 19.0% since the last quarter. Traders are more bullish on the company recently if you take a look at the downtick in short interest.

Author: 0 Clinton 'propping up book sales with false and reckless attacks': White House

The event is a book signing only, the Tattered Cover says , and tickets include one copy of " What Happened ", and one spot in the signing line. A Rasmussen Reports survey showed that 61 percent of voters believe "It's time for [Clinton] to retire", compared to just 30 percent who said she still had a future in politics.

Author: 0 China and Russia Warn US About Regime Change in North Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose country itself is facing a heavy weight under worldwide sanctions for annexing Crimea in 2014, has previously argued that sanctions against North Korea are not effective in halting the Kim regime's missile and nuclear programs.

People AIADMK sacks Sasikala as interim general secretary
Author: 0 AIADMK sacks Sasikala as interim general secretary

When asked about the new norm that the members of the general council, and not all the primary members of the party, would elect the coordinator and the co-coordinator, party spokesperson K. He said his party will never join hands with DMK . Referring to the Madras High Court's order that decisions taken at today's General Council will be subject to the final outcome of an appeal on the matter, he said only then will it be known if the ouster of Sasikala was 'valid.

People Aadhaar law likely to pass test of constitutionality: Jaitley
Author: 0 Aadhaar law likely to pass test of constitutionality: Jaitley

In addition to financial inclusion, the minister said, "The government has taken steps to provide security to the poor via life insurance under the Pradhan Mantra Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and accident insurance Pradhan Mantra Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)".

Author: 0 Peru expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear test blast

A South Korean presidential office spokesman said on Tuesday: "North Korea needs to realise that a reckless challenge against global peace will only bring about even stronger sanctions against them". The sanctions follow a series of North Korean missile tests in recent months, culminating in an intercontinental ballistic missile that appeared to bring much of the United States mainland into range.

People 2 die in blast near Kabul International Stadium
Author: 0 2 die in blast near Kabul International Stadium

The Kabul cricket board officials confirmed the incident took place close to Alokozay cricket stadium. Afghanistan has suffered a string of deadly bomb attacks in the past few months, including a bombing at a mosque in Herat in early August that killed at least 29 people during evening prayers.

People Supreme Court grants Texas stay request on electoral maps
Author: 0 Supreme Court grants Texas stay request on electoral maps

An ideologically divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a win to Republicans in Texas by putting on hold rulings that said electoral districts drawn by state lawmakers discriminated against minority voters. Two courts are considering whether the actions were meant to discourage African-American and Hispanic voters. Although the trial court had actually found intentional race bias in crafting only two out of the state's 36 congressional districts and only nine of the 150 seats in the ...

People Census shows uninsured rate at record low
Author: 0 Census shows uninsured rate at record low

Before the Affordable Care Act was implemented, about 41.8 million people, or 13.3% of Americans, were uninsured in 2013. The data shows that 2016 was the third straight year the bureau found a decline in the share of people without health insurance.

People Supreme Court Allows Trump Administration To Block Refugees With Resettlement Agency Assurances
Author: 0 Supreme Court Allows Trump Administration To Block Refugees With Resettlement Agency Assurances

Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit that interpreted the category of refugees who are eligible to enter the country more expansively than the government would have liked. Amnesty International called Tuesday's Supreme Court decision a "devastating blow". After a series of court defeats for Trump's proposed travel ban, the Supreme Court in June said parts of it could go into effect pending the outcome of the broader case.

People Ayatollah Khamenei calls Myanmar's Suu Kyi a 'cruel woman'
Author: 0 Ayatollah Khamenei calls Myanmar's Suu Kyi a 'cruel woman'

Historians say Rohingya Muslims have lived in Myanmar , also known as Burma, since the 12th century. A 2015 report by the International State Crime Initiative at the University of London, titled "Countdown to Annihilation: Genocide in Myanmar", concluded that "The Rohingya face the final stages of genocide".

Author: 0 More than 1 million without power in Georgia

Many people have been without power since yesterday. Georgia Power reported more than 425,000 customers in the dark. Both of those numbers are down significantly since the storm hit Monday, when 1.5 million were dealing with an outage. The last Colquitt EMC report updated at 9 p.m. Tuesday reported 15,000 outages in its several South Georgia counties. Georgia Power crews are working as quickly and safely as possible to restore service to all impacted areas.

People 16th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attack being observed today
Author: 0 16th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attack being observed today

Two beams of illuminated, blue light, symbolizing the Twin Towers, reach four miles into the sky and are visible within a 60-mile radius on a clear night, reported Washington Examiner. A ceremony was also held at the memorial near the Shanksville site where a hijacked plane crashed as passengers tried to overcome the terrorists onboard.

People Hurricane Irma's massive flooding and destruction in 25 photos
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma's massive flooding and destruction in 25 photos

Johns River to historically high levels and inundated low-lying areas of the city. "For many people, supplies are running low and anxiety is running high", the county said in a statement . Nursing homes, shelters, major thoroughfares are priorities. "The Keys are going to take a while ", Bossert told a regular White House briefing on Monday, adding: "I would expect that the Keys are not fit for re-entry for regular citizenry for weeks".

People Brexit: EU chief Juncker warns United Kingdom 'will regret it'
Author: 0 Brexit: EU chief Juncker warns United Kingdom 'will regret it'

He will call for the European Union to deepen integration in all fields, including endorsing French President Emmanuel Macron's idea for a eurozone finance minister and treasury to give more political control over the 19-country single currency, sources said.

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