• OP: Opportunities for students to aid in Puerto Rico hurricane recovery

    OP: Opportunities for students to aid in Puerto Rico hurricane recovery

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    While President Donald Trump was touring Puerto Rico Tuesday, the president of Puerto Rico's Ana G. Mendez University was in Florida where he discussed the ongoing Hurricane Maria recovery efforts. Puerto Ricans have struggled to find basic food and fuel, as they have to make long lines in supermarkets and gas stations. These volunteers are part of a group of 100 doctors, psychologists and medical students who meet every morning in San Juan and set out to visit shelters.
  • 'We Are Dying': In Puerto Rico, A Mayor Begs For Help

    'We Are Dying': In Puerto Rico, A Mayor Begs For Help

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    While Trump has been slow to act or acknowledge the devastation, on Thursday he finally issued a temporary 10-day waiver that would overturn an outdated federal statue from 1920 that regulates commerce and shipping between US ports. Though more than 1 million Puerto Ricans have now received water and food rations, telecommunications have only been restored to 30 percent of the island.
  • Bob Seger tour with Nancy Wilson's Roadcase Royale has been postponed

    Bob Seger tour with Nancy Wilson's Roadcase Royale has been postponed

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    Seger's tour kicked off in August, and so far, he's played 13 shows, most recently in Pittsburgh. Tickets for postponed concerts will be honored at the new dates. Bob Seger is turning the page, and for the moment, the next chapter looks uncertain. At this time, the reschedule dates are not available but will be announced.
  • Need help with financial aid forms? These groups are here to help

    Need help with financial aid forms? These groups are here to help

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    This is the second year that students have been able to start on their applications early. If you're a high school or college student, or their parent, it's almost time for FAFSA. However, your school or state typically has much earlier deadlines. for the 2017-2018 school year; Illinois' deadline is as soon as possible after October 1, 2017, because funds will be distributed until they are depleted.
  • Boris Johnson's Libya 'Dead Bodies' Comment Draws Rebuke in UK

    Boris Johnson's Libya 'Dead Bodies' Comment Draws Rebuke in UK

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    Johnson, who has offended some allies with flippant remarks, told Conservative Party members that the Libyan city of Sirte could be turned into the next Dubai by British investors if they could clear the bodies. Johnson's appointment a year ago as Britain's top diplomat has added a global dimension to his gaffes, at a sensitive time as the country negotiates its exit from the European Union.
  • Scotland says no to fracking

    Scotland says no to fracking

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    A moratorium has been in place since 2015, and ministers commissioned a series of expert reports on the controversial and a public consultation was launched in January 2017. Wheelhouse concluded: "It is right that this government sought expert, independent, scientific advice, and that we took the time needed to seek the views of the people of Scotland".
  • Chuck Pagano: Andrew Luck is making 'great progress'

    Chuck Pagano: Andrew Luck is making 'great progress'

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    It was a little over a week ago when reports surfaced that Andrew Luck would potentially return to practice along with speculation that he could return for the Colts' Week 7 matchup with the Jaguars . The first overall pick in the 2012 draft, Luck completed 63.5 percent of his passes last season for 4,240 yards, 31 touchdowns, 13 interceptions and a 96.4 rating in 15 starts.
  • North Korea Did Target South Korean Bitcoin Exchanges

    North Korea Did Target South Korean Bitcoin Exchanges

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    Our own channels", he said. North Korea threatened Japan with "nuclear clouds" and claimed the Japanese prime minister's speech on stopping North Korea's nuclear and missiles programs is a "suicidal deed". But the North's imports from China, excluding crude oil, reached $1.66 billion, which was 18 percent higher than the previous year. Pyongyang already has them.
  • Have vital clues about Gauri Lankesh killers: Home Minister

    Have vital clues about Gauri Lankesh killers: Home Minister

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    We know about them (killers) but can't go public without evidence", Reddy told reporters at Chikkaballapura town, about 60 km from Bengaluru . The government said that the SIT is now gathering evidence to prove them guilty in the court. It has been nearly a month since the murder and the approach of the SIT has not been satisfactory. A massive hunt had then been launched according to India Today.
  • Flags to fly at half-staff to honor victims of Las Vegas shooting

    Flags to fly at half-staff to honor victims of Las Vegas shooting

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    Governor Roy Cooper has joined President Donald Trump in ordering all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff today, October 2 until sunset on October 6. Sanders said that "we are monitoring the situation closely and offer our full support to state and local officials". NBC News reported that at least 10 weapons were found in the room.
  • Entire Congress 'out on bail': Modi attacks Himachal Pradesh govt

    Entire Congress 'out on bail': Modi attacks Himachal Pradesh govt

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    As of now, the people of the state had to travel to Chandigarh to get specialised treatment. Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) is gearing up for upcoming assembly polls in the state and is confident of securing clear majority, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh would further boost its electoral prospects.
  • Aunt confirms fourth Canadian dead in Las Vegas mass shooting — CP NewsAlert

    Aunt confirms fourth Canadian dead in Las Vegas mass shooting — CP NewsAlert

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    She asked me to be honest and to tell her. The victim's grandfather, Bob McIldoon, confirmed the death of his grandson with CityNews Vancouver. "It's a awful thing", said the relative, who asked his name not be used. The donations would be used to pay travel and medical expenses for Mr. Sarrazin and his family, the page said. By Monday night, $7,200 of the $10,000 goal had been raised.
  • 'What happened in Las Vegas is in many ways a miracle'

    'What happened in Las Vegas is in many ways a miracle'

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    Trump's public comments about the devastating attack were his second in as many days. But they remain divided on how to address the issue. almost half - 47 per cent of responders - said owning a gun is critical to their sense of freedom. "Guns are not the problem...he attacked a gun free zone". Gun-control advocates zeroed in - not on the type of guns used but on laws that could change how the shooter got them.