• Millions Impacted With Equifax Data Breach; Arkansas Attorney General Now Giving Tips
Millions Impacted With Equifax Data Breach; Arkansas Attorney General Now Giving Tips

It seems that each day now we're learning more about the hack of Equifax and the subsequent breach of the personal data of over 143 million American adults. "When a data breach occurs, our primary concern is protecting Georgia consumers who may have been impacted", said Attorney General Chris Carr. Monitor your credit reports .

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  • Emma Thompson urges Aung San Suu Kyi to restore peace in Burma
Emma Thompson urges Aung San Suu Kyi to restore peace in Burma

Myanmar's state counsellor and de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize-winner, has been sharply criticized for turning a blind eye to ethnic violence. "We appreciate the hard and complex situation Aung San Suu Kyi finds herself in". "I think many people around the world share that admiration". United Nations Secretary-General Antoni...

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  • Boy, 11, gets White House lawn-mowing gig
Boy, 11, gets White House lawn-mowing gig

Frank Giaccio , 11, of Falls Church, Va., was too occupied with trimming the Rose Garden lawn Friday morning to hear President Trump approach him to thank him for his heart work. "It would be my honor to mow the White House lawn some weekend for you", Frank wrote . But he said that Frank, the oldest of four children, began supporting Trump ea...

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  • Mnuchin says he had no interest in eclipse, 'being a New Yorker'
Mnuchin says he had no interest in eclipse, 'being a New Yorker'

Mnuchin said . "You're going to see a specific rate proposal in that", Mnuchin said, adding it would also include details on deduction of corporate interest. Mnuchin faced criticism after reports that he wanted a USA aircraft to ferry him and his bride Louise Linton to travel to Scotland, France and Italy last month.

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  • Children Found Dead in West Sacramento Apartment After Domestic Violence Call
Children Found Dead in West Sacramento Apartment After Domestic Violence Call

The children's mother was reportedly in the home when the killings occurred; police report she "was in close proximity" when her husband allegedly murdered them, although it's still unclear exactly how they were killed. "The officers are absolutely impacted, along with the firefighters, and certainly the family, the neighbors", he said. He cont...

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  • Opec sees oil consumption growing in '17
Opec sees oil consumption growing in '17

In August, Opec crude oil production decreased by 79 tbpd to average 32.76 mpbd, " the report stated. Markets were upended in late August when Hurricane Harvey struck the southern coast of Texas, sidelined a good portion of total US refining capacity and threatened production centers in the Gulf of Mexico and inland shale basins.

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  • Qatar, Saudi-led bloc trade barbs at Arab League over boycott
Qatar, Saudi-led bloc trade barbs at Arab League over boycott

Arab Quartet: Doha Doesn't Want Solution... On Tuesday, Qatar's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Soltan bin Saad al-Muraikhi took the podium at the event in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, to denounce what he called a "vicious media campaign" against his country "waged by rabid dogs backed by some regimes".

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  • Turkey warns Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum
Turkey warns Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum "will pay the price"

Kurdish leaders will study a western delegation's plan to delay the autonomous region's planned referendum on independence, according to a statement from the Kurdish presidency. "The right [to remove the governor from office] belongs to the people of Kirkuk, not the Iraqi parliament", the statement read. The non-binding poll set for September 2...

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  • Trump election commission head lambasted for voter fraud claims
Trump election commission head lambasted for voter fraud claims

Indeed, the commission could use the data to create a national voter database for the first time in US history, and it could be used to unlawfully purge voters with identical names and birth dates. The right to vote is foundational and enables all the other rights we cherish. "I disagree at my core with voter suppression, that includes gerrym...

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  • N. Korea threatens to sink Japan, reduce United States to ashes
N. Korea threatens to sink Japan, reduce United States to ashes

While there are reports of Russian smugglers exporting oil and other sanctioned goods to North Korea, 90 percent of all North Korean trade goes through China. President Moon Jae-in on Thursday dismissed the idea of a nuclear-armed South Korea, rejecting growing public discussion of whether atomic weapons are needed to counter threats from the N...

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  • People Die After Falling into Volcanic Crater
People Die After Falling into Volcanic Crater

Then the boy's 42-year-old mother tried to save them and she was overcome by the quicksand-like substance. According to an initial reconstruction by the Campania Civil Protection Department the victims fell into a pit of boiling mud. "I've been here for 40 years and such an accident has never happened", Armando Guerriero, owner of the bar, said ...

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  • McCaskill won't back Bernie Sanders' push to expand Medicare for all
McCaskill won't back Bernie Sanders' push to expand Medicare for all

But he concluded single-payer would save money in other ways. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who said as recently as this summer that single-payer was "on the table", has not signed on to support Sanders' bill. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections next year in GOP-leaning states say they want to focus on strengthening Obama's exis...

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  • Irma | UK defends hurricane response as critics say it's too slow
Irma | UK defends hurricane response as critics say it's too slow

He is 55-year old Derek Ragnath, formerly of Mahaica Public Road near the police station. "St. Thomas and St. John in particular "'took a devastating blow from Hurricane Irma: "blew homes out, tore roofs off, breached walls, took out windows", he said.

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  • Florida nursing home where six deaths occurred had repeat safety violations
Florida nursing home where six deaths occurred had repeat safety violations

Six residents of a sweltering Hollywood nursing home have died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath after the facility's air conditioning system was switched off. A man looks at a destroyed house following powerful Hurricane Irma on September 12, 2017, in Lower Matecumbe Key in the Florida Keys . In the battered Florida Keys, meanwhile, county offic...

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  • US Treasury chief sees 'competitive' corporate tax rate
US Treasury chief sees 'competitive' corporate tax rate

Mnuchin said he doesn't know if he can achieve the Trump administration's goal to lower the corporate tax rate to 15 percent. Trump has yet to sketch out a tax plan with specific changes to rates, income levels or the treatment of business earnings that double as personal income.

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  • OPEC 'rebalancing' underway oil output dips
OPEC 'rebalancing' underway oil output dips

Gold is retreating as the safe-haven demand fades. At around $54 per barrel, the price for Brent crude oil, the global benchmark, is up almost $7 per barrel from June 30, but still below its peak of just over $56 per barrel for the year. Saudi Arabia-OPEC's most influential member-has been debating whether to extend the cartel's production accord...

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  • Two stranded manatees rescued after as Irma sucks water from Sarasota Bay
Two stranded manatees rescued after as Irma sucks water from Sarasota Bay

Once such case: Florida residents recently came together to help two stranded manatees . "My friends and I couldn't move these massive animals ourselves, and we called every service we could think of, but no one answered". In a Facebook post, Michale Sechler said he went to the bay with some friends to check out the phenomenon when they noticed ...

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  • Google has appealed a whopping €2.4 billion fine from the EU
Google has appealed a whopping €2.4 billion fine from the EU

The company was expected to appeal the fine, which was the largest ever penalty issued by the regulator, after saying it had "respectfully disagreed" with the ruling. "It denied other companies the chance to compete on the merits and to innovate". "Instead, Google abused its market dominance as a search engine by promoting its own comparison sh...

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  • Trump offers to personally mediate dispute between Qatar, other Arab countries
Trump offers to personally mediate dispute between Qatar, other Arab countries

When the dispute erupted three months ago, Trump initially appeared to side with Saudi Arabia but later instructed his team to support Kuwait's mediation efforts. officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , adopted a more measured tone. This might explain the sudden push to isolate Doha, under the pretext that it has close ties wit...

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  • Huge construction cranes loom over Miami as Irma threatens
Huge construction cranes loom over Miami as Irma threatens

Earlier this week, Florida issued mandatory evacuation orders for the Keys ahead of Hurricane Irma's anticipated Category 5 landfall this weekend. Tower cranes can rise hundreds of feet into the air on steel frameworks, and are used to lift steel, concrete, heavy construction equipment and other building materials.

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  • Trump and cabinet members gather at Camp David for storm update
Trump and cabinet members gather at Camp David for storm update

Trump said yesterday as part of his weekly address to the nation. Earlier this week, Hurricane Irma pounded the Caribbean region as it's now making its way toward Florida, skirting Cuba's northern coast. He said at Saturday's meeting that he would press for Congress to complete its work on a bill even sooner this year. "Safety must come first t...

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  • Defense, Golladay star as Lions surge past Cardinals
Defense, Golladay star as Lions surge past Cardinals

With Johnson struggling to find room, the team turned to Carson Palmer , but the veteran quarterback has two interceptions and no touchdowns. There is nothing like a potential NFC Playoff preview in Week 1 of the National Football League season, and that is exactly what we are going to get when the Arizona Cardinals take on the Detroit Lions ...

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  • Mexico braces itself for impact of Hurricane Katia
Mexico braces itself for impact of Hurricane Katia

A cold front over Texas will keep Katia from pushing north, forcing the storm to hang around in the western Gulf before turning south and southwest and driving into eastern Mexico later this week. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for St. Martin, Sint Maarten and St. Barthelemy, according to the National Hurricane Center. State oil and gas co...

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  • Defense Plays Big In Win Over Nebraska
Defense Plays Big In Win Over Nebraska

Though he was disappointed by the latest defeat to the Ducks, Riley was still able to reflect upon coaching in the state of OR for what may very well be the last time in his career. In those games, which Taggart swept, the Bulls ran the ball 67 percent of the time. Nebraska had only 171 total yards at the end of the first half.

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  • Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson out for rest of 2017
Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson out for rest of 2017

Nelson's six games with double-digit strikeouts this season (had 11 in his last start last Friday versus Washington) are the most by a Brewer in a season since Gallardo in 2010 (seven). Considering the Brewers were being built to win in another year or two more so than right now, they can't afford to be down a man at any position for the stretch ...

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  • Eagle Creek fire merges with Indian Creek fires, burning 30000 acres
Eagle Creek fire merges with Indian Creek fires, burning 30000 acres

In the Pacific Northwest, human-caused wildfires cluster near the major metropolitan regions of Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington. "Weather and fuel conditions are predicted to continue to be conducive to wildfire ignitions and spread in most of the western US through September - and in parts of the Northern Rockies and California throu...

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  • Gus Bilirakis Helps Self-Driving Car Proposal Speed Through the House
Gus Bilirakis Helps Self-Driving Car Proposal Speed Through the House

The group also urged additional funding for NHTSA . A bipartisan group of US senators working on similar legislation has not introduced a bill . In order to do so, it would have to demonstrate its control software and computer hardware is safe and secure enough to sidestep tough regulations that otherwise apply to vehicles.

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  • Forecasters Officially Upgrade Tropical Storms Jose And Katia To Hurricanes
Forecasters Officially Upgrade Tropical Storms Jose And Katia To Hurricanes

NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared temperature data on the eastern side of Hurricane Katia on September 7 at 3:29 a.m. EDT (0729 UTC). However, the hurricane is forecast to turn southwestward and approach the coast within the warning area late Friday or early Saturday.

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  • Pope Francis visits Columbia to support peace process
Pope Francis visits Columbia to support peace process

Pope Francis was welcomed to Colombia on Wednesday in the hope of healing the wounds and divisions left by the region's longest-running armed conflict. For Colombia, this is the first papal visit since 1986. Pope Francis is waving to crowds from his vehicle as he starts his first full day in Colombia, where he's stressing a message of reconcilia...

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  • BJP Appoints Alphons as Poll in-Charge for Meghalaya
BJP Appoints Alphons as Poll in-Charge for Meghalaya

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah will inaugurate the second meeting of the party-led North-East Democratic Alliance or NEDA in New Delhi on Tuesday. But, we are not getting the state's required support to take up the developmental projects. "To bring in development in the state, Shah said Modi government handed over Rs 1 lakh 32...

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