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Insurance stocks at the mercy of Irma

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Volusia County Government is reminding residents that as part of being prepared for a storm, they should review their flood insurance policies. "Consumers and homeowners alike deserve certainty". "About 80 percent of the people that have been impacted won't have flood insurance, and so that has always been a problem", Ratcliffe said. With rare exceptions, homeowner's insurance DOES NOT cover floods. Read More »

Cosmo DiNardo to head to trial in gruesome Bucks County murder case

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Two days later, DiNardo and his cousin, Sean Kratz , allegedly killed Dean Finocchiaro, 19, of Middletown Township; Thomas Meo, 21, of Plumstead Township; and Mark Sturgis, 22, of Pennsburg. DiNardo allegedly confessed to the murders in return for the Bucks County District Attorney's promise not to seek the death penalty. Patrick's body was found at another location. Read More »

After Irma, Caribbean islands told to brace for another hurricane: Jose

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While the National Hurricane Center discontinued Puerto Rico's hurricane warning, Governor Ricardo Rosselló warned that the island's persistent rainfall could still worsen flood conditions. A storm surge of up to 3.6m (12 feet) is predicted and there are concerns up to 25 cranes across Miami could collapse amid violent winds. Hurricane Irma plowed through Saint Martin island in the Caribbean on September 6. Read More »

Huawei Now Sells More Phones than Apple

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Footage shows a Red Sox trainer looking at his Apple Watch in the dugout, then relaying a message to other players in the dugout, and then to teammates on the field. According to Counterpoint, Huawei and other Chinese brands like Oppo , Vivo, and Xiaomi have consistently managed to "outsmart and outspend" the competition. Read More »

Rajdhani engine, power coach derails in Delhi

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Following the derailment of the two wagons, the traffic on the down line was affected. As per the reports, the situation is being assessed by Railways officials and senior authorities are rushing to the spot. "We got down at Shivaji Bridge and called a taxi", said a passenger, Renu Singh. Making a hat-trick today, two coaches of a goods train derailed near Khandala in Maharashtra, said a report in ANI. Read More »

Feminists Go Nuts After Betsy Devos Makes Statement On Sexual Assault Guidance

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She met with groups representing survivors of sexual assault, but tellingly she also met with the groups Families Advocating for Campus Equality (FACE) and Stop Abusive and Violent Environments (SAVE), which advocate for the rights of people accused of sexual assault, and the National Coalition for Men (NCFM), a men's rights group. Read More »

Amazon starts search for second headquarters

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For instance, Amazon estimates construction and ongoing operation will create tens of thousands of jobs and tens of billions of dollars in additional investment. Amazon stresses that this isn't a satellite office. The project, for which it is soliciting bids through October 19, would be as complete a headquarters as its Seattle base, which it claims brought 53,000 jobs to the city as well as a almost $26 billion payroll. Read More »

President Donald Trump's decision to drop DACA decimates Dreamers

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DACA is an immigration program implemented in 2012 by the Obama administration. The program allowed those brought to the USA before age 16 and who arrived before June 15, 2007, to obtain permits allowing them to remain in the country legally and get driver's licenses, serve in the military, attend college or find work. Read More »

SC reserves verdict on criminalising marital rape

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Medical experts, whose opinion was sought by the Supreme Court , said if the pregnancy was allowed to continue, the baby would be pre-term and require intensive neo-natal care. Khanwilkar favouring with the rape verdict in the case chose to allow the girl to go get an abortion. The Centre, in an affidavit filed through Central government standing counsel Monika Arora and Kushal Kumar, had said the Supreme Court and various High Courts have already observed the growing misuse of Section ... Read More »

SC orders crack down on cow vigilantism

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The Central government was asked today whether it has the responsibility under the Constitution to ask states to crack down on cow vigilantism. After hearing senior counsel Kapil Sibal, Indira Jaising and others, the bench observed that although the Central government did make a statement in July that it did not support vigilantism and that the state governments are required to take action, some mechanism will have to be put in place to prevent the recurrence of such incidents. Read More »

A Ketogenic Diet May Increase Longevity and Improve Physical Strength

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While the keto diet has been slammed as a fad and is known for its side effects including constipation and bad breath, new research suggests it can improve memory and lifespan. One of the studies , conducted by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, and the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in California, cycled mice on and off a ketogenic diet, which forces the body to produce fatty acids called ketone bodies to fuel metabolism through the severe limiting of ... Read More »

Girl, 4, dies from malaria in northern Italy

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According to the health officials, the girl was first hospitalised in Trento and later moved on Saturday in a coma to a better-equipped clinic in Brescia where she died on Monday. Just one kind of mosquito - the Anopheles - (and only females at that) can transmit the disease, and it is not known to live in Italy. According to the World Health Organization, 90 per cent of malaria cases and 92 per cent of deaths from the disease take place in Africa, but south-east Asia, Latin America and the ... Read More »

Polk County sheriff: Fugitives at Irma shelters will be arrested

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Horstman said . In the tweets , the sheriff's office begins talking about "sexual offenders & predators" not being allowed in shelters, before pivoting to anyone with an outstanding warrant; any of whom seeking shelter would be "gladly" escorted to the "secure shelter called the Polk County Jail". Read More »

India complete Lanka Tourwash, courtesy 'chasemaster' Kohli

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Kohli's 54-ball knock secured India's triumph, as the tourists chased down their 171 targetl with four balls to spare. Overall, he averages 84.66 when chasing and 117 in successful chases. It was his fourth consecutive half-century in T20Is against Sri Lanka , and in doing so, he became the fastest batsman to score 15000 worldwide runs across formats in 333 innings, improving Hashim Amla's record of 336 innings. Read More »

Star Wars: Rian Johnson to direct Episode IX?

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However, it means the search is on for a new director for Star Wars: Episode IX . "Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process, but we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for the project differ". Read More »

Four new cases of West Nile reported

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Only California and Texas have reported more cases. "Given all the West Nile we've already seen in Texas in recent years, this means we're really going to have to keep our eyes on it in the coming months". Those infected do not often show symptoms, however severe symptoms, such as fever, headaches, body aches, fatigue, nausea, vomiting and sometimes swollen lymph glands or a skin rash, may occur two to 14 days after a person is bitten. Read More »

Indian police arrest British man accused of sexually abusing blind children

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However, a case has been registered under the sections of Pocso act (Protection of Children against Sexual Offences). School authorities contacted the police after the boys, aged 14 and 15, complained about the alleged abuse. "The accused has been arrested and is being produced before the court for obtaining his police remand", an official was quoted by News18 as saying. Read More »

Angry Birds maker Rovio confirms IPO plans

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At the end of June, Rovio's games had been downloaded more than 3.7 billion times, with an average of 80 million monthly active users during the second quarter. Many are saying that the announcement of this IPO is a turning point for the company that has struggled financially since it released the original mobile game back in 2009. Read More »

PSA screening significantly reduces the risk for death from prostate cancer

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It takes into account what turned out to be a major problem with the US study that found PSA tests had no benefit. (For most men, prostate cancer isn't fatal.) So in 2012, the U.S. That meant they might have already had treatments related to their results as well. There was no clear "control" group in the USA trial, where no patients received PSA testing. Read More »

Labor Day 2017: When is Labour Day Celebrated in Different Countries?

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For workers in some of the fastest-growing sectors of our economy, however, Labor Day is nothing but another day at work. Monday is Labor Day when we salute all American workers, those wearing blue and white shirts, a day off for most and thoughts about the American work ethic and the technical minds who have made the country No. Read More »

Lots of folks seem to labor on Labor Day

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But the need to recognize our labor force has not diminished, even as the average American worker has changed. Labor Day, the first Monday in September for those in the US, is a day dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers, according to the United States Department of Labor . Read More »

Celebrate workers on Labor Day

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What does Labor Day celebrate? The first Monday in September in the United States is Labor day, a holiday honoring US workers and their contributions to the country's economy. The tensions culminated in the Pullman strike , during which workers for railcar manufacturers the Pullman Company in Chicago went on strike after their wages were cut by nearly 30 percent, but the rents and prices at company-owned accommodation and stores remained static. Read More »

What is Labor Day and Why Do Americans Celebrate It?

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U.S. Secret Service agents talk before U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes the stage at the 11th Congressional District Labor Day Parade and Festival in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 5, 2016. Today's American workforce numbers 160 million strong, creating the most robust economy in the world. In response, President Grover Cleveland declared the strike a federal crime and sent troops in to break it. Read More »

What is Labor Day?

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Though it was originally celebrated by street parades and festivals for workers and their families, now officials address are more likely to address the nation through newspapers, televisions and the web, and families spend their weekend at cookouts, shopping or packing up their white clothes for the remainder of the year. Read More »

Lewis vaults into tie for lead in Portland

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Her new home town, Houston, Texas, is in crisis and it's just like Stacy Lewis to step up to the tee and make an ace when the team needs her. She had a 17-under 199 total after opening with rounds of 70 and 64. "Probably was more pressure, to be honest", Lewis said. "I had a lot of solid shots on the course ". Indeed, it was her second-lowest single round score of the year (she shot a 63 at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic in January, the first event of the year). Read More »

Lewis' unexpected windfall spells good fortune for Harvey victims

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She closed with a 3-under 69 to hold off In Gee Chun by a stroke at tree-lined Columbia Edgewater. Lewis also pushed her tee shot, which found the fairway bunker. Lewis had not won in 82 starts since the 2014 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship and endured several near-misses over the last three seasons with no fewer than 12 runner-up finishes, including a second place in Portland last season. Read More »