Monday December 18-th, 2017

Stephen Colbert Tries to Reignite the Hillary vs. Bernie Beef Stephen Colbert Tries to Reignite the Hillary vs. Bernie Beef

Will some members of the party who are more prominent start speaking out against her? Democratic operatives can't stand the thought of her picking the scabs of 2016, again - the Bernie Sanders divide, the Jim Comey complaints, the casting b...

Bidding War Begins Among US Cities For Amazon HQ2 Bidding War Begins Among US Cities For Amazon HQ2

It's "easy" to identify large metro areas with robust airports and deep, educated talent pools, but those tend to be tremendously expensive. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: "Amazon opens bidding to cities for $5 bi...

Braves offer free tickets to Hurricane Irma evacuees Braves offer free tickets to Hurricane Irma evacuees

Georgia's governor on Thursday ordered almost 540,000 coastal residents to evacuate inland ahead of Hurricane Irma as authorities warned the storm had the potential to strike as a major hurricane, something the Georgia coast hasn't seen in more ...

Greenville business owner survives Irma in Puerto Rico Greenville business owner survives Irma in Puerto Rico

Forecasters said the hurricane center's might next hit just north of Puerto Rico. She said she might work on that while she's housebound because of Hurricane Irma, which was sweeping toward Puerto Rico on Wednesday. "Mostly what has happened here...

Packers sign G Lane Taylor to three-year extension Packers sign G Lane Taylor to three-year extension

Montgomery finished with 457 yards on 77 carries last season but with all but 21 carries and 66 yards coming in the final seven games. The Seahawks have major questions on the offensive line but signed former Packers standout Eddie Lacy at runnin...

House plans Wednesday vote on Harvey aid House plans Wednesday vote on Harvey aid

Such a move could make it easier for GOP congressional leaders to get a politically fraught debt ceiling increase cleared before the end of the month when the USA government could default on its debts. At the same time , doing anything to appease th...

Putin says tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of global catastrophe Putin says tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of global catastrophe

It is unclear if China will back further sanctions . "We know that North Korea has nukes, we also know that North Korea has long range artillery and it has other types of weapons and there are no weapons against long range artillery - and thes...

Remnants of storm Harvey force more to flee homes Remnants of storm Harvey force more to flee homes

The team announced on Twitter on August 28 they donated $1 million to the United Way of Greater Houston Flood Relief Fund . "I can't say thank you enough - celebrities musicians, athletes, kids with their lemonade stands, people hosting fundraiser...

OR wildfire: Columbia River highway closed, ash covers Portland

Six structures have burned and there is a report that at least one of them is a residence, with the others being outbuildings. Only light showers are expected, but NWS Meteorologist Colby Newman said Wednesday that anything is better than the d...

Trump Admin. To Announce DACA Decision On Tuesday Trump Admin. To Announce DACA Decision On Tuesday

Studies show that most DACA recipients - 87 percent - are using their work permits to gain legal employment, and 83 percent of those in school also are working. "These people are all Americans", he said. When asked about his stance on "Dreamers" ...

Syria Erupts in Joy as Football World Cup Dream Lives On Syria Erupts in Joy as Football World Cup Dream Lives On

In Asia , the top two teams in Groups A and B directly advanced to the World Cup, while third-placed teams need to go through playoffs to earn a spot. Syria collected 13 points, edging out Uzbekistan on goal difference. South Korea players to...

Rick Scott on DACA: 'Congress has got to start to act' Rick Scott on DACA: 'Congress has got to start to act'

NY and Washington had already threatened lawsuits to preserve the program, which the Trump administration plans to end in six months. About 800,000 young undocumented immigrants utilized it. "Simply put, if we are to further our goal of strengthe...

Senate GOP Leaders to Add Debt-Limit Increase to Harvey Aid Bill Senate GOP Leaders to Add Debt-Limit Increase to Harvey Aid Bill

For instance, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said funding for Trump's proposed wall along the Mexican border would be addressed in December, when the CR would likely run out again. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has asked lawmakers to rai...

Hurricane Irma hits Caribbean island of Barbuda

These tower cranes are created to withstand winds up to 145 miles per hour, not a Category 5 Hurricane. The manager of the Tropical Hardware store in Fort Myers says that normally when a storm is approaching, foot traffic will pick up about two t...

Insurance group calls for 6-month NFIP extension in wake of Harvey Insurance group calls for 6-month NFIP extension in wake of Harvey

The post Can Congress fix the troubled federal flood insurance program? appeared first on PBS NewsHour . The high end of the range would burn through the program's $7.5 billion of cash and available credit. And floods present a catastrophic risk...

Jackets beat Vols in OT Jackets beat Vols in OT

If you figure out why, please tell Johnson along with the rest of us. Not anger after having run wild on the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium carpet, producing 655 yards of offense, and still having nothing but a season's first loss to show for it.

How the National Flood Insurance Program Made Hurricane Harvey More Costly How the National Flood Insurance Program Made Hurricane Harvey More Costly

The NFIP is the only source of flood insurance for most Americans and federal law requires homes in flood-prone areas to have flood insurance before they can get a mortgage. If the government priced its flood insurance at its cost, premiums would...

Trump Says 'Talking Not the Answer' on North Korea, Mattis Disagrees Trump Says 'Talking Not the Answer' on North Korea, Mattis Disagrees

Considering its range, the Hwasong-14 missiles could potentially reach the continental U.S. "They [North Korea] have conducted two launches of ICBMs [intercontinental ballistic missiles]". On Wednesday, Mr Trump declared "talking is not the answ...

Trump Says 'Talking Not the Answer' on North Korea, Mattis Disagrees

Considering its range, the Hwasong-14 missiles could potentially reach the continental U.S. "They [North Korea] have conducted two launches of ICBMs [intercontinental ballistic missiles]". On Wednesday, Mr Trump declared "talking is not the answ...

Trump says 'talking not the answer' on North Korea Trump says 'talking not the answer' on North Korea

Japan's public broadcaster, NHK, suspended regular programming for three hours. Signed with the United States in 2001 - the year South Korea joined the MissileTechnology Control Regime (MTCR) - the agreement initially limited Seoul to rockets wit...

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