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Salute Hurricane Irma: Boris Johnson to fly to battered Caribbean
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma: Boris Johnson to fly to battered Caribbean

Dorothea Hodge, who was the UK/EU representative for the island's government between 2010 and 2015, said many islanders were still without power, including her 91-year-old uncle. It was "a slap in the face" to look across the waters to "our French brothers and sisters" where the response from President Macron had been very different, she said.

Salute Suspect in Freeman High School shooting in custody
Author: 0 Suspect in Freeman High School shooting in custody

Schools have been placed in lockdown amid reports of a shooting at a Washington high school Wednesday. The ages and extent of injuries at not known. A suspect was taken into custody, The Review said. She says classes were about to begin because it's a "late start" day. "I saw someone carrying a gurney into the elementary school but I didn't know why", she said.

Salute Paris awarded 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles gets 2028 Games: IOC
Author: 0 Paris awarded 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles gets 2028 Games: IOC

The IOC has not officially approved the new deal but in its report on the 2028 bid, it said it had "no major concerns" with the agreement. With the two teams - the final contestants of an initial six-strong field - having already agreed to split the 2024 and 2028 Games, there was none of the usual pre-announcement nerves and tension.

Salute McConnell gets last laugh on Democrats on the debt ceiling
Author: 0 McConnell gets last laugh on Democrats on the debt ceiling

On the menu: his plan to overhaul the tax code. "I think [that] a lot of primary challenges of Never-Trump Republicans and Never-Trump-agenda Republicans are in order", she said , noting that Trump "wants results", while Republicans "drag their feet".

Salute Android Nougat Running on 15.8% Devices, Oreo Yet to Make an Appearance
Author: 0 Android Nougat Running on 15.8% Devices, Oreo Yet to Make an Appearance

Meanwhile, Android Nougat is gaining adoption up from 13.5 per cent in August to 15.8 per cent this month. Android Oreo also brings numerous new features such as picture-in-picture, which allows users to do two tasks simultaneously, like checking the calendar while planning a party on a Duo video call.

Salute Centre will not regulate fuel prices, says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
Author: 0 Centre will not regulate fuel prices, says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Terming the spike as temporary, Pradhan said the drop in prices for over a fortnight after the daily price revision was introduced has been ignored and only "temporary" phenomenon of rising trend is being highlighted. The Indian basket of imported crude oils gained almost $3.50 a barrel during last week even as petrol prices in the country touched their highest levels since Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office three years ago, official data showed on Monday.

Salute OECD gives Israel mixed report card on education
Author: 0 OECD gives Israel mixed report card on education

A Scottish Government spokesman said: "Overall, the OECD report shows Scottish teachers' salaries remain competitive with other countries". However, the time Japanese teachers spend on teaching activities is 742 hours at elementary schools, 610 hours at junior high schools and 511 hours at high schools, all below their respective OECD averages .

Salute Apple quietly made some of its iPads more expensive
Author: 0 Apple quietly made some of its iPads more expensive

Entry-level iPad Pro models with 64GB of storage are the same price - $649 for the 10.5-inch model and $799 for the big iPad Pro. Hopefully, iPad Pro prices will come back down once the NAND supply stabilises, but when that will be is uncertain.

Salute 'Street plays' will prove suicidal for Lalu: Nitish
Author: 0 'Street plays' will prove suicidal for Lalu: Nitish

The Income Tax department has reportedly seized almost a dozen properties worth around Rs165 crore belonging to the family of Rashtriya Janata Party chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav in Delhi and Bihar. "The investigation on the Srijan Scam by the CBI should be done under the supervision of a judge of the Supreme Court". "Why did Nitish Kumar hide the issue of cheque bouncing for 27 days", Yadav was quoted by Press Trust of India.

Salute Florida police say Facebook comments on officers' selfie 'made our chief blush'
Author: 0 Florida police say Facebook comments on officers' selfie 'made our chief blush'

We suggest you grab a Snuggie, a glass of wine- but please drink responsibly- and some tissues because you might just cry laughing. Katie Sonmor wrote: "The kinda photo that makes you want to intentionally break some kind of law". The photo made it to the Gainesville Police Department's Facebook page , and from there, the world. Sadly, they also confirmed that two of the pictured officers are already married, though Officer Rengering (on the right) is still single.

Salute Toyota Prado revealed, on sale in Australia in November
Author: 0 Toyota Prado revealed, on sale in Australia in November

THE TOYOTA FJ CRUISER was designed for the USA market and meant to be a modern take on the original FJ LandCruiser... we can see the link. In profile, the vehicle looks different thanks to a taller front bumper plus realigned wing lines and bumpers, all on the same horizontal axis.

Salute WhatsApp soon to roll out its much awaited 'unsend' feature
Author: 0 WhatsApp soon to roll out its much awaited 'unsend' feature

The fan site WABetaInfo , which is testing the new Whatsapp feature, shared this information on Twitter and wrote, " DELETE FOR EVERYONE NEWS!" When the sender deletes the message using delete for everyone option, messages will be deleted even before the receiver could read it.

Salute Florida power company says restoration 'will take weeks' after Irma
Author: 0 Florida power company says restoration 'will take weeks' after Irma

As of 11 a.m. Monday morning, 359 customers were without power in Gulf Power's service area - mostly in the Bay County area. The crews will help with power restoration efforts. FPL said a workforce of almost 19,500 has been working around the clock to restore electricity to all customers. Utilities have invested billions into strengthening the power grid in recent years, but the improvements weren't enough to resist Irma's strong winds, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Salute Star Wars Battlefront 2: 8 Major New Details You Need To Know
Author: 0 Star Wars Battlefront 2: 8 Major New Details You Need To Know

Thankfully, Reddit user "Some_Info" has leaked some information which seems legitimate. The leak also goes into the beta's logistics. This battle was considered as the soul and heart of Star Wars. If you don't own the game itself, but want to give it a spin before the imminent release of Battlefront II, it's also going for close to nothing .

Salute Top Brexit Lawmaker Says Not Enough Progress In Talks
Author: 0 Top Brexit Lawmaker Says Not Enough Progress In Talks

In a bid to head off concerns led by former attorney general Dominic Grieve and former constitutional affairs minister John Penrose, about legislating on Brexit by executive order, the government is likely to agree on a system that would establish an external expert committee to advise the government on new laws that would change or remove the existing European Union rules.

Salute No link between hormone therapy for menopausal women and death rates
Author: 0 No link between hormone therapy for menopausal women and death rates

Dr. JoAnn Manson poses December 12, 2002, with a printout from a study she directed on hormone replacement therapy for women at her office in Boston. "These findings provide support for clinical guidelines endorsing the use of hormone therapy for recently menopausal women to manage bothersome hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms", Manson said.

Salute Tears, relief as Canadians return home from Irma-hit areas
Author: 0 Tears, relief as Canadians return home from Irma-hit areas

Federal ministers expressed sympathy Monday for the hundreds of Canadians affected by Hurricane Irma as well as their anxious families back home, even as they sought to explain why more wasn't done earlier to help them. The government has been criticized for a slow response and for not sending in the military, as other countries did. The ship is preparing to leave Norfolk, Virginia, where it was prepositioned to sail towards the affected region, Sajjan said.

Salute Where does Bill de Blasio vote?
Author: 0 Where does Bill de Blasio vote?

But the mayor himself apparently had to deal with some bureaucratic mishaps to keep it that way. Kevin Parker, who spoke highly of de Blasio's record. Albanese, a self-described "underdog" has long acknowledged the difficulty of unseating an incumbent, but repeatedly said he remained in the race to give voters an alternative to de Blasio's "four years of broken promises".

Salute Four dead after tropical depression Maring brings floods to Luzon
Author: 0 Four dead after tropical depression Maring brings floods to Luzon

PAGASA weather forecaster Chris Perez said Lannie would have no direct effect on the country. Moderate to heavy rains will continue to be experienced over Pampanga, Bulacan, Tarlac, Zambales, Bataan and Pangasinan. In Quezon province , a two-month-old girl was killed and seven others injured when a concrete wall around a hospital collapsed on three houses in Lucena city.

Salute Rebel Wilson awarded A$4.5m in magazine defamation case
Author: 0 Rebel Wilson awarded A$4.5m in magazine defamation case

Bauer Media has always denied the articles were defamatory. The award was more than four times the previous record for a defamation case in Australia, Wilson's lawyer, Richard Leder, told The Associated Press. The Sydney-born actor, who was seeking Aus$7.0 million in damages, has previously said she would give the money to charity and the Australian film industry.

Salute Samsung readying Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8, S8+
Author: 0 Samsung readying Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8, S8+

Google's Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X Android Oreo updates are now available to beta testers. Moreover, the Pixel 2 duo are expected to carry some new features that are not available on the existing version of Android 8 .0. The second-gen Pixels will be the first devices to launch running Android 8 .1, when the same lands in October. Again, the Bisto smart headphones (being work in progress) by Google would be found in the notification message, denoting the headphones' battery level.

Salute The Midwest State That's Been Named the Happiest in the US
Author: 0 The Midwest State That's Been Named the Happiest in the US

Minnesota pulled in at number one with a total score of 70.81. And, if you're looking for the state with the fewest work hours. Kentucky ranked better on "community environment" at 37 and "work environment" at number 35. 46 out of the states. In this category, Vermont scored the highest, followed by ME and MA. The study looked at 28 factors ranging from depression rates to sports participation.

Salute Irma, now a tropical depression, bringing heavy rains to Georgia
Author: 0 Irma, now a tropical depression, bringing heavy rains to Georgia

In the dark: According to state officials, more than 50,000 customers are without power in Monroe County, Florida, which includes the Keys. "Especially for the keys, it's going to be a long road", he commented. Johns River". Jacksonville experienced its worst flooding since 1864. Mayor Lenny Curry said Irma hit the city with a storm surge like a Category 3 hurricane, even though its winds were at tropical-storm level when it reached northeast Florida.

Salute New standards to improve safety of self-driving vehicles
Author: 0 New standards to improve safety of self-driving vehicles

Industry officials welcomed the Transportation Department's approach, which is one step in a two-pronged effort, backed by the companies developing autonomous vehicles, to have self-driving vehicles regulated at the federal level instead of by individual states.