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Household income gains are real

Household income gains are real Those in the 90th percentile of earnings saw their real incomes grow roughly 10.6 percent. Those opportunities and contributions are good news - but they do not change the reality that men's income has been flat for 44 years. YDSTIE: Health insurance coverage increased in 2016. However, the richest families had some of the biggest gains. The details are provided on Table A-4, on page 49 of thi... [Full Article...]

Bafana Bafana Have Fallen Heavily in The FIFA Rankings

Bafana Bafana Have Fallen Heavily in The FIFA Rankings However, their last two qualifying matches - against Iran on August 31 and Uzbekistan on September 5 - ended in scoreless draws. India have dropped below the 100th spot for the first time since May. As it stands, Europe would have six of the top eight seeds in December's World Cup draw with Poland and Switzerland occupying sixth and seventh place. [Full Article...]

Trump to visit Florida on Thursday to survey Irma damage

Trump to visit Florida on Thursday to survey Irma damage Trump seems to be backpedaling on comments Wednesday, when he suggested rates could go higher for rich people. Myers, just north of Naples, Trump spoke with reporters about discussions on DACA that he had with Democrats in Washington the night before. [Full Article...]

How Trump Can Get Tough on Iran

How Trump Can Get Tough on Iran Opponents of the Iran nuclear deal are pushing a proposal that calls for President Donald Trump to declare Tehran has failed to comply with the agreement and to threaten a unprecedented economic embargo created to rattle the regime. Several officials and people close to the matter have described Trump as determined to "decertify" Iranian compliance with the nuclear deal at that point - a finding t... [Full Article...]

New Hampshire's biggest hospital under lockdown after reports of active shooter

New Hampshire's biggest hospital under lockdown after reports of active shooter Lebanon police said Tuesday that they are investigating reports of an active shooter at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon McDonald reports that a suspect is in custody in connection to an incident at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. [Full Article...]

North Korea vows to speed up nuclear program

On Monday the UN Security Council unanimously voted to boost sanctions on North Korea, with its profitable textile exports now banned and fuel supplies capped, prompting a traditionally defiant threat of retaliation against the United States. [Full Article...]

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Presiding Over Ethnic Cleansing, UN Says

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Presiding Over Ethnic Cleansing, UN Says The Myanmar security forces responded with scorched-earth fury against Rohingya civilians. The United States, a principle backer of Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government that came to power in Myanmar past year, said there had been shortcomings on the part of Myanmar security forces and the government in dealing with the situation. [Full Article...]

Ways to help after the ending of DACA

What will it do about those 700,000 soon-to-be-former DACA recipients? Dax Fairchild, a high-school history teacher at Morton High School, said some of his students are DACA recipients. "Law enforcement officials seeking to come on campus are expected to check in first with campus safety and present a warrant or other enforceable legal instrument", wrote Bryn Mawr college president Kim Ca... [Full Article...]

UN Official Calls Out Myanmar For 'Textbook' Case Of Ethnic Cleansing

UN Official Calls Out Myanmar For 'Textbook' Case Of Ethnic Cleansing Speaking at the start of a U.N. Human Rights Council session, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein denounced how "another brutal security operation is underway in Rakhine state - this time, apparently on a far greater scale". "I appeal to you and your fellow leaders to reach out to all sections of society to try to restore friendly relations throughout the population in a spirit of peace and reconciliation". [Full Article...]

Thousands without power after Irma sweeps by North Carolina

Thousands without power after Irma sweeps by North Carolina Tornadoes are also possible. Chainsaw crews from the N.C. Forest Service and National Guard responded to help clear trees from roadways, and a rock slide on USA 221 in McDowell County was cleared by the time of the update, Cooper said. Even with the westerly track, state officials warn of risky surf and rip currents along the coast during the next several days. In what may be his final update ... [Full Article...]

Iran Rejects Amano's Claim on Inspection of Military Sites

Iran Rejects Amano's Claim on Inspection of Military Sites Speaking at a news conference in NY on August 25, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called on the IAEA to request access to Iranian military sites, in what is regarded as an attempt by the US to undermine the multilateral nuclear deal. [Full Article...]

Analyst Research and Ratings: Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (CDR), First Bancorp (FBNC)

Analyst Research and Ratings: Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (CDR), First Bancorp (FBNC) The Firm is engaged in the business of owning, managing, operating, leasing, acquiring, developing, investing in, and disposing of real estate assets. Advisor Group Inc. raised its position in Independence Realty Trust by 76.8% in the second quarter. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, April 3 by FBR Capital. [Full Article...]

Fire at Islamic school kills 25

Fire at Islamic school kills 25 The topmost floor of the three-storey building was still burning during the call (azan) of the morning prayer, according to videos made by onlookers. The bodies were taken to a nearby hospital, officials said. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma looked absolutely insane from space

Hurricane Irma looked absolutely insane from space Irma has generated the most Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) by a tropical cyclone on record in the tropical Atlantic than the first eight named storms of the Atlantic hurricane season combined in 2017. "And as a result of that, recovery is going to be a little more slow because there are greater territories that have to be covered before anything can be back to a normal environment", Gov. [Full Article...]

Evacuated Islamic State fighters reach Syria's Deir al-Zor: pro-Damascus commander

Evacuated Islamic State fighters reach Syria's Deir al-Zor: pro-Damascus commander The US-led raid in the village of Al-Shahabat killed 12 of a family, including five children. Two sets of strikes 30 minutes apart hit civilians sheltering in tents along the Euphrates and boats on the river, the monitor said. Moscow intervened in Syria in September 2015 in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad. Regime troops are preparing to cross the River Euphrates, up to now the "l... [Full Article...]

OECD education study reveals gender gap and strong disparity

OECD education study reveals gender gap and strong disparity For secondary education, the average was $6,699 compared to the OECD average was $10,106. The report also compares teacher salaries across OECD countries. In a separate report on Tuesday, the government's spending watchdog, the National Audit Office, said secondary schools in England were struggling to recruit enough teachers to keep up with retiring staff and rising pupil numbers. [Full Article...]

Delaware River Basin Commission undecided on fracking policy

Delaware River Basin Commission undecided on fracking policy The Pennsylvania chapter of the Marcellus shale coalition says with the ban Delaware River Basin fracking ban has already cost Pennsylvania billions of dollars of private capital investment, and mineral rights owners millions of dollars in lease and royalty payments. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's minority government under pressure as DUP backs Labour position

Theresa May's minority government under pressure as DUP backs Labour position Ms Rayner said MPs had voted unanimously to revoke the regulations, and questioned how to secure an undertaking from Education Secretary Justine Greening that the Government will immediately implement the "will of this House". "The Prime Minister is in office but not in power". The votes are believed to be non-binding and therefore fall outside the DUP's confidence and supply agreement with Theres... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: Gov. Scott Says Keys Face 'Long Road' To Recovery

Hurricane Irma: Gov. Scott Says Keys Face 'Long Road' To Recovery US President Donald Trump, who is personally reviewing the preparations and rescue and relief operations, spoke today morning. "It's bad now. It's going to continue to get worse", National Weather Service meteorologist Angie Enyedi said at a morning briefing. [Full Article...]

Pregnant Maryland teacher who went missing found dead

Pregnant Maryland teacher who went missing found dead Tessier was present with Wallen's family during a press conference on Monday. Wallen, 31, was a teacher at Wilde Lake High School. Tessier was living with another woman, which Wallen knew, Manger said. Her father as well as the father of her unborn child made a plea for her safe return. "Her students just adored her as do we and we just want her back". [Full Article...]


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