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About 3500 still without power Monday after powerful Sunday storm

About 3500 still without power Monday after powerful Sunday storm Trucks were hard to avoid driving around the Riverbend Monday, with three Ameren trucks huddled together across from Bethalto's village hall around 3 p.m. "We are working continuously to get the lights back on but we do think it will go into tomorrow", said Anders. I first want to thank our customers for their patience as we work to restore service as safely and efficiently as possible. [Full Article...]

USS Constitution Returns to Boston's Waters Following 2 Years of Repairs

USS Constitution Returns to Boston's Waters Following 2 Years of Repairs The wooden ship was launched in 1797 and earned its famous nickname notching victories in the War of 1812 . "The ship restorers, riggers and blacksmith are a group of skilled craftspeople who have put their talents to great use during Constitution's dry dock restoration". [Full Article...]

Vikings Rookies Report Early To Training Camp

Vikings Rookies Report Early To Training Camp But yeah, like you said, playing fullback is a little bit of a different position for me. The Minnesota Vikings have begun their training camp though it's a bit different than the last 51 versions because this year only rookies and players who have yet to accrue a full season of National Football League experience had to report for the opening day of practices. [Full Article...]

Republican Congressman Uses Audio from Baseball Shooting in Ad

Republican Congressman Uses Audio from Baseball Shooting in Ad Brooks is running for the Senate seat in Alabama vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Horton is Scalise's chief of staff, which I assume all but guarantees that this ad will end up being yanked or re-edited. In an ad released on Monday, the Alabama congressman slammed reporters for asking whether the recent shooting, which seriously wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , changed th... [Full Article...]

IL governor orders special session on school funding

IL governor orders special session on school funding Our families and students can not wait any longer", Rauner said. The special session will begin Wednesday; Rauner said it will end by Friday, July 31. Six weeks later, the governor's temper continues to flare. "I'd like the opportunity to make sure he knows what is in the proposal from the people who wrote it so he can make a rational decision." he said in a statement Monday afternoon. [Full Article...]

James Rodriguez backs 'amazing' Alvaro Morata for success at Chelsea

James Rodriguez backs 'amazing' Alvaro Morata for success at Chelsea With Chelsea and the other Premier League teams heavily strengthening their squads this season, Ancelotti said that the Champions League should be more competitive this year. And the Blues play Bayern next, who are managed by former Blues boss Carlo Ancelott and were given a 4-0 pre-season drubbing by AC Milan . The manager said Pedro had suffered multiple facial fractures but it was expect... [Full Article...]

Gaza Terror Rocket Fired at Israel

An army spokesperson said that while the man was caught in possession of a knife, it was not immediately clear whether he meant to carry out a terror attack in Israel. Israel, the main provider of power to Gaza, has reduced the flow at the request of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. It has been a flashpoint site for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the past decades since the 1967 ... [Full Article...]

Bernard Tomic: 'I haven't really tried so it's unbelievable what I've done'

Bernard Tomic: 'I haven't really tried so it's unbelievable what I've done' Two labels which Bernard Tomic is unlikely to be rid of anytime soon, after his frank interview on Channel 7's Sunday Night program. In an awkward exchange, Sunday Night reporter Melissa Doyle said to Tomic she didn't know whether "to feel sorry for you or give you a kick up the butt". [Full Article...]

Oil Higher After Saudi Arabia Announces Limit on Exports

Oil Higher After Saudi Arabia Announces Limit on Exports Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said his country would limit crude oil exports at 6.6 million barrels per day in August, nearly 1 million bpd below levels a year ago. Representatives from Saudi Arabia also usually attend. The limit on Nigeria is less likely to have immediate market effects. But OPEC states Libya and Nigeria were exempted to help them recover from years of unrest. [Full Article...]

Hodges backs Arradondo for police chief

Hodges backs Arradondo for police chief Once the protesters were cleared, Hodges returned to the room to share her reaction to the commotion with the assembled media. Hodges nominated Arradondo as Harteau's replacement and dismissed protesters' calls for her to resign, too. "The city of Minneapolis deserves the very best". Protesters marched through the city afterward. Jamar Clark, a 24-year-old African-American, was killed in a scuff... [Full Article...]

PM Yıldırım condemns restrictions on Al-Aqsa mosque compound

The Israeli military said it arrested more than 20 Palestinians overnight Sunday near the site of the attack. In spite of the murders of the two policemen which made the additional security necessary, Palestinians believe the new gates violate agreed arrangements for entry to the mosque, Islam's third-holiest site. [Full Article...]

Shrinkflation: The products you buy are slowly shrinking - but not getting cheaper

Shrinkflation: The products you buy are slowly shrinking - but not getting cheaper The government's statistics body said that more than 2,000 products had been scaled back in size since 2012, something they call "shrinkflation" because consumers get less for their money. The ONS said it had found 2,529 cases of non-chocolate products reducing in size but remaining priced the same. The BBC quoted the ONS as saying: "Our analysis doesn't show a noticeable change following the r... [Full Article...]

Chinese jets buzz USA plane in near-collision over East China Sea

Chinese jets buzz USA plane in near-collision over East China Sea Logan said he could not confirm how close the Chinese jet came, but reports citing unidentified defense officials say the plane got within 300 feet of the USA plane. The U.S. aircraft was operating in global airspace at the time of the intercept, which the air crew deemed "unsafe and unprofessional". Davis said Sunday's interaction, which happened late morning local time, was "uncharacteristic" ... [Full Article...]

Teen held over deadly vehicle crash that was streamed live on Instagram

Teen held over deadly vehicle crash that was streamed live on Instagram Look, I f- love my sister to death . Shortly afterwards, the body of Obdulia's sister, Jacqueline, can be seen thrown across the floor and another girl in the vehicle waving for help as Obdulia continues to talk to the camera. I understand that. I don't f**king care, though. It shows a young woman broadcasting herself live on Instagram as she drives down the road and raps along with the music. [Full Article...]

Trump, Schiff Exchange Barbs In Twitter Feud

Trump, Schiff Exchange Barbs In Twitter Feud Schiff was needling Trump about his television watching habits - a subject Trump has bristled at in the past. He can most often be seen on MSNBC and CNN, two cable news networks that have covered the Russian Federation investigation and possible collusion with Trump campaign officials heavily. [Full Article...]

Open champion Jordan Spieth tipped to match Tiger feats

Open champion Jordan Spieth tipped to match Tiger feats The American won by three shots on the golden links in Southport to join Nicklaus as the only men to have claimed all but one of the four majors before turning 24. He said, "playing 13 or 14 I thought with the two par fives coming up I had the chance to post a number and at least scare them a little bit. It would be phenomenal, especially given the depth and parity of the game", said Johnson, who ... [Full Article...]

The Peel Hunt Reaffirms Reduce Rating for Beazley PLC (BEZ)

The Peel Hunt Reaffirms Reduce Rating for Beazley PLC (BEZ) The stock has "Hold" rating by Liberum Capital on Monday, October 3. The brokerage presently has a "buy" rating on the natural resources company's stock. WARNING: "London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) Given Outperform Rating at Credit Suisse Group" was posted by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund cuts UK's 2017 growth forecast to 1.7%

International Monetary Fund cuts UK's 2017 growth forecast to 1.7% The IMF recently projected a 1.3 per cent growth in the UAE's real GDP in 2017, which it expects to surge to 3.4 per cent in 2018, evidencing that the decline in sentiment may only be for a shorter period with confidence expecting to return in 2018. [Full Article...]

Don't know if 39 abducted Indians are alive

Don't know if 39 abducted Indians are alive We have no substantial evidence that they were killed or they were still alive, so we can't say anything to you in that regard. Family members of the other missing persons said that from the Iraqi minister's statement, it was clear that the Indian government does have any concrete information about the missing. [Full Article...]

Christie OKs law to give schools transgender policy guidance

Christie OKs law to give schools transgender policy guidance Furthermore, New Jersey schools can not force "a transgender student to use a restroom or locker room that conflicts with the student's gender identity, and [must provide] reasonable alternative arrangements if needed to ensure a student's safety and comfort". [Full Article...]


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