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Popular Country Musician,Troy Gentry is dead

Popular Country Musician,Troy Gentry is dead One was pronounced dead at the scene and was identified as Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry . He shared his love of country music, which is the kind of love Gentry shared so well. Chris Young added: "Just heard about Troy Gentry ..." "All those cats; and they weren't about No 1 hits all the time", Mr Gentry said in an interview posted to his website . [Full Article...]

Carolina ranks 56th in 2018 'Times Higher Education' World University Rankings

Carolina ranks 56th in 2018 'Times Higher Education' World University Rankings The University of Sydney came in at 61, the University of Queensland at 65, Monash University at 80 and the University of NSW at 85. Melbourne moved up from 33 to 32. " Canada's top two universities", as they're called by the THE, ranked high on the list for their "research impact", meaning these two universities are regularly producing "high-quality academic work". [Full Article...]

Trumps donate $1M to 12 Harvey relief charities

Trumps donate $1M to 12 Harvey relief charities President Donald Trump visited storm-ravaged areas in Texas on Saturday, expressing hope for speedy congressional action on relief aid. "Providing aid in the wake of Harvey and raising the debt ceiling are both important issues, and Democrats want to work to do both". [Full Article...]

A&M Chancellor Sharp to lead Rebuild Texas initiative

A&M Chancellor Sharp to lead Rebuild Texas initiative Greg Abbott announced Thursday. Texas A&M University President John Sharp speaking at the Liberty-Dayton Chamber of Commerce annual awards banquet. In selecting Sharp to lead the commission, Abbott said he was looking for someone who knows how to work with officials at all levels, has a "natural, intuitive feel" for the people in the affected communities, and possesses deep knowledge of the bud... [Full Article...]

Germany's Merkel wants to roll up the European Union welcome mat for Turkey

Germany's Merkel wants to roll up the European Union welcome mat for Turkey Merkel, who is running for a fourth term, came under enormous pressure from her rivals recently and promised on Tuesday to raise the possibility of suspending or ending Turkey's European Union membership talks in discussions with her counterparts. [Full Article...]

Goods train derails, affecting services on Mumbai-Pune-Kolhapur route

Goods train derails, affecting services on Mumbai-Pune-Kolhapur route Luckily, barring injury to a passenger in the mishap in the national capital, no casualties were reported in other incidents. In the third Indian Railways train derailment of the day, at least six wagons of a goods train went off track on Thursday afternoon near Khandala on the Kalyan-Lonavala section resulting in cancellation and diversion of several long distance trains scheduled to cross th... [Full Article...]

NYC schools to open Thursday with free lunch for all

NYC schools to open Thursday with free lunch for all Breakfast is already free for students across New York City. About 75 percent of students were eligible for free lunch past year, according to the city. The new initiative reaches another 200,000 children, saving their families about $300 a year per child. The city will be joining Boston, Dallas, Chicago and Detroit in its elimination of lunch costs for public school students. [Full Article...]

First Hyperloop in India to be launched between Amravati and Vijayawada

First Hyperloop in India to be launched between Amravati and Vijayawada According to the MoU , HTT will conduct a feasibility study in the coming six months starting October to analyze the surrounding cityscapes to create the best route between the proposed two cities - Amravati and Vijayawada . The CEO of the company, Dirk Ahlborn, believes that they indeed have the technology to build the system which would include a near-vacuum tube to minimize the air resistan... [Full Article...]

United Airlines: No Fine For Dragging Passenger Off Plane

United Airlines: No Fine For Dragging Passenger Off Plane According to Flyers Rights , the two page letter from Transportation Department Assistant General Counsel Blane Workie conveyed they would not be taking action against United Airlines in this instance, as the incident was not a repeated offense, nor did it egregiously violate consumer-protection laws. [Full Article...]

Google to relieve HTC of its phones biz

Google to relieve HTC of its phones biz Google is reportedly seeking to purchase its mobile division separately from its virtual reality business, according to Chinese publisher Commercial Times . Mountain View seeks to consolidate its position as a premium phone maker, and that is why it is looking to buy a manufacturer to become whole again. [Full Article...]

FEC Might Act on Russia-Linked Facebook Political Ads

FEC Might Act on Russia-Linked Facebook Political Ads While the amount of money involved was relatively small, enough to buy roughly 3,000 ads, the accounts or pages violated Facebook policies and were eventually shut down, according to Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos. "[We] looked for ads that might have originated in Russian Federation, even those with very weak signals of a connection and not associated with any known organised effort"... [Full Article...]

Former Trump aide Bannon says Catholic Church has 'economic interest' in immigration

Former Trump aide Bannon says Catholic Church has 'economic interest' in immigration A Roman Catholic who said he respects church leaders on doctrinal matters, Bannon nonetheless took aim at American bishops for criticizing Trump's decision Tuesday to wind down the so-called DACA program that gives legal status to undocumented immigrants who entered the country as children. [Full Article...]

Forza Motorsport 7 Has Gone Gold, Demo Incoming

Forza Motorsport 7 Has Gone Gold, Demo Incoming It will no doubt be cut down for time limitations, but it doesn't hold a candle to the fantastic Forza Motorsport 6 trailer from two years ago. What happens when the music stops? The demo, available for Xbox One and Windows 10, will offer three different vehicles for racers to try, each on its own track. [Full Article...]

Special Counsel Will Interview Priebus, Spicer, Hope Hicks

Special Counsel Will Interview Priebus, Spicer, Hope Hicks It is likely Mueller will also seek to interview Kushner, the Post reports. After Trump dismissed him, Comey said the president had asked him to drop at least part of his investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and contacts he made with then Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. [Full Article...]

Richard Branson's son says all humans survived Hurricane Irma

Richard Branson's son says all humans survived Hurricane Irma Earlier in the week, he said that the Necker Island buildings were "really strong" with hurricane blinds and "should be able to handle extreme weather pretty well". Branson posted a series of tweets on Friday, detailing the wreckage and providing an update via the Virgin website . Florida's governor, Rick Scott, warned that the arrival of Irma's life-threatening wind field and storm surge... [Full Article...]

Utility: 9 million people expected to lose power due to Irma

Utility: 9 million people expected to lose power due to Irma This is a developing story . "This storm has the potential to eclipse Hurricane Andrew". The company said it has assembled the largest pre-storm workforce in US history, with more than 16,000 people ready to respond. FPL said it had more than 16,000 restoration workers positioned across Florida . Rick Scott says at least 76,000 people are without power as Irma unleashes winds and rain on t... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma Causes Ocean to Disappear in Bahamas

Hurricane Irma Causes Ocean to Disappear in Bahamas Pictures and video of the weather phenomenon having been posted on social media and show beaches that would usually have several feet of water completely dry. The wind on Long Island in the Bahamas is from the southeast to the northwest on Saturday. As the storm draws water toward the center, it gets pulled away from the surroundings. [Full Article...]

Cooper shifts emergency focus to western NC as Hurricane Irma nears Florida

Cooper shifts emergency focus to western NC as Hurricane Irma nears Florida Roy Cooper said Saturday. "We need residents and visitors to ensure they are ready: check your emergency plans, restock your emergency kits and pay close attention in the coming days to the weather forecast". Hurricane Irma now is a Category 5 storm, and its path remains hard to predict due to multiple climate factors. Tim Little of NCDOT says they are also anxious for the potential of rock sli... [Full Article...]

National Weather Service office serving metro helps track Hurricane Irma

National Weather Service office serving metro helps track Hurricane Irma McMaster says there are No other evacuations ordered. So far, Irma is being shoved westward by a high-pressure area over the western Atlantic. As the storm intensifies and moves toward Florida, National Weather Service offices in the Midwest, like in International Falls, have been launching twice as many weather balloons as normal. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's Caribbean Home May Have Been Badly Damaged By Hurricane Irma

Donald Trump's Caribbean Home May Have Been Badly Damaged By Hurricane Irma Trump has not commented on the evacuation of his property, though he has been active in tweeting about Irma. The Trump Org. closed Mar-A-Lago ahead of the storm, along with the Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach and Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, according to Politico . [Full Article...]


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