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Georgia Power Taps Bechtel for Nuclear Power Plant Expansion Project

Georgia Power Taps Bechtel for Nuclear Power Plant Expansion Project Bechtel will assume responsibility for a broad range of activities including day-to-day construction through completion of the project under the management of Southern Nuclear , the Southern Company subsidiary which operates the existing two units at Plant Vogtle. [Full Article...]

Conway Blasts CNN's Cuomo for Climate Change Question Amid Harvey Devastation

Conway Blasts CNN's Cuomo for Climate Change Question Amid Harvey Devastation White House counselor Kellyanne Conway took CNN anchor Chris Cuomo to task Wednesday night for fixating on climate change's alleged role in the strength of Hurricane Harvey as the Houston area continues to recover from the storm's devastation. [Full Article...]

Which Stocks To Invest? - Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX), Cognex Corporation (CGNX)

The value in dollars increased from $5,171,000 to $4,954,066,000 a change of $4,948,895,000 for the reporting period. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. FNY Managed Accounts LLC acquired a new stake in Barrick Gold Corporation during the first quarter worth $116,000. Shares saw a steep decrease in trading volume of 54.99% under ... [Full Article...]

Trump pledges his own money for Harvey relief

Trump pledges his own money for Harvey relief Trump ultimately chose to give the funds to the National Park Service and U.S. Department of Education over the first half of the year after the White House said he was required to receive payment. He also says no routine sweeps will be conducted in emergency shelters. "I don't know the legal part of exactly that, but he said personally", she replied. [Full Article...]

Why you should file your Harvey insurance claim now

Why you should file your Harvey insurance claim now Texas policyholders will continue to have strong remedies against insurance companies, whether claims are filed before September 1 or after September 1. Beaman Floyd - director of a trade group which represents Allstate, Farmers Insurance, Nationwide, State Farm Insurance, and USAA - said he is "extremely concerned" that some people - reacting to social media - erroneously think they can't file an... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump Commends Texans For Compassion After Visit To Hurricane-Hit State

She told reporters traveling aboard Air Force One that it is too soon to say how a Harvey aid package might move through Congress . That left open the possibility that the aid package could be linked to a broad, short-term budget measure that must pass by October 1 to prevent a government shutdown. [Full Article...]

British Politicians cast doubts on Theresa May's long-term future as leader

British Politicians cast doubts on Theresa May's long-term future as leader In a series of television interviews last night Mrs May insisted she was "not a quitter" and said she wanted to lead the Conservatives into another election, saying: "I'm in this for the long term". "Let's get some progress for the British people first, I think that's the priority". "My own guess is they won't". Grant Shapps, the former Conservative party chairman, said May could not jump stra... [Full Article...]

New obesity report shows how SC stacks up to other states

New obesity report shows how SC stacks up to other states After years of soaring to new heights, obesity rates in the USA appear to be leveling off, according to a new report . The state saw a significant increase in obesity from 2015 to 2016, according to The State of Obesity 2017 report. "Preventing and reducing obesity in the United States will require action by many parts of society", the CDC said. Colorado has the lowest rates of obesity at 22 perc... [Full Article...]

Trump phones Bannon behind General Kelly's back, insiders claim

Trump phones Bannon behind General Kelly's back, insiders claim This irks Trump, who misses having his friends call him directly (now, their calls go through Kelly, and don't necessarily get passed along to the president) and their spontaneous White House visits (they must have a meeting scheduled and a goal for being there). [Full Article...]

USA issues fuel waivers for 38 states as Harvey shuts refineries

USA issues fuel waivers for 38 states as Harvey shuts refineries The EPA announced the decision in response to Harvey's adverse impact on refineries in the oil-rich Gulf Coast region and the disruption of the area's fuel distribution system. Stan Meiburg, a former acting deputy administrator at the EPA, said similar waivers were issued after Hurricane Katrina and other disasters. The regulator waived requirements for reformulated gasoline and low volatility... [Full Article...]

May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea

May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea Monday's missile launch probably was a reaction to joint U.S. The Japanese and US governments are looking at possibly imposing additional sanctions on North Korea such as an oil embargo. Security Council sanctions resolution on North Korea, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said. The requested SM-3 Block IIA has double the range of its earlier model used on Japanese destroyers. [Full Article...]

S. Korea confirms basic stance of denuclearized Korean Peninsula

In this pool photo, South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meet at the Pentagon near Washington on August 30, 2017. The title of the Korean version of the book translates to "Capitalist Republic of Korea" and a design on its cover replaces the red star in the DPRK national emblem with a US dollar mark. [Full Article...]

Wague secures Watford loan

Wague secures Watford loan The two clubs, both owned by the Pozzo family, agreed the deal on Thursday, and Wague will join up with tje squad after the worldwide break. Udinese had wanted to keep hold of Karnezis but the player was keen to leave the club this summer. [Full Article...]

Nasrallah says met with Assad over Daesh deal

Nasrallah says met with Assad over Daesh deal Nasrallah said that the Lebanese border and the outskirts now fell within the Army's responsibilities, adding that some posts taken by Hezbollah in Lebanon have already been handed over the Army. On Thursday, the convoy was moved to another Syrian government-held area after their passage to Boukamal, the IS-held town on the border with Iraq, was blocked. [Full Article...]

Indictment of guards in U.S. brawl a 'scandal' - Erdogan

Indictment of guards in U.S. brawl a 'scandal' - Erdogan A total of 21 counts of assault and hate crimes based on the victims' ethnicity were levelled against the group by Washington DC district attorney Channing Phillips. Erdogan said Friday that the security officials were protecting him from members of an outlawed Kurdish militant group after US police failed to do so. [Full Article...]

Likely tornado damages homes as Harvey hits Deep South

Likely tornado damages homes as Harvey hits Deep South The National Weather Service issued flash flood alerts for much of West Tennessee as Harvey sloshes through the state after drenching parts of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Because the last week or two has been on the dry side, the risk of flooding is lower - however, flash flooding could be possible in areas that end up under more intense rain bands. [Full Article...]

Police warn of 'creepy clown' sightings as Stephen King movie hits theaters

Police warn of 'creepy clown' sightings as Stephen King movie hits theaters In that document, titled " WCA STAND ON SCARY CLOWNS! ", the group disavows Pennywise: "We understand that some people enjoy the "horror genre" of entertainment, but we find that many people are confronted by images of horror characters (impersonating clowns) and are startled by them ... [Full Article...]

Ethiopian Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha

Ethiopian Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha They also said they would charge 15-20 percent of the prices of the sacrificial animals based on their sizes or Tk 200 to 150 per thousand of the prices, and Tk 800-1500 for preparing a slaughtered goat. It is a holy time of sacrifice and generosity to friends, family and the needy. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed exchanged congratulations on the occasion with a number of Sheikhs, senior officials i... [Full Article...]

Anupama Murder Case: Husband gets life term

Anupama Murder Case: Husband gets life term After their argument, Rajesh Gulati first smothered his wife and then chopped her into several pieces using an electric saw. This is published unedited from the ANI feed . They returned to Dehradun in 2008, after which their relationship deteriorated. The couple had twins who were four years old at the time of the crime. [Full Article...]

Gasoline jumps 4 pct, oil mixed as storm hits more refineries

Gasoline jumps 4 pct, oil mixed as storm hits more refineries These total and partial shutdowns have wiped out about 4 million barrels of refining capacity, Platts estimates. Another key: the shale oil boom has encouraged USA refiners, many of which are along the Gulf Coast, to produce more and more gasoline. [Full Article...]


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