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Tornadoes reported as Hurricane Irma nears Florida

The eye of the Category 4 storm was 15 miles (24 kilometers) southeast of Key West as of 7:00 am local time (1100 GMT), bringing maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour and threatening unsafe storm surges. "You would not be able to stand or walk". The Tampa-St. Petersburg area, with a population of about 3 million, has not taken a direct hit from a major hurricane since 1921.

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Sensex falls 64 points, Nifty holds 10050

Market breadth was negative with 552 advances against 995 declines. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading lower by 36.95 points or 0.37% at 10,049.65 with 43 components falling. The gauge rallied 579.96 points in the previous six sessions, on the back of continuous capital inflows by domestic institutional investors (DIIs).

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Global hunger on the rise for the first time in a decade

Numerous countries where people suffer the most from hunger have been affected by armed conflicts. Armed conflicts and climate change are key factors being blamed for a rise in worldwide hunger-the first in over a decade, according to a new United Nations report.

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Real Madrid will remain patient with Gareth Bale, says Guillem Balague

Real Madrid announced the deal of n their official website on Thursday. Real said on their website (www.realmadrid.com) that they had agreed to extend the player's contract, originally due to expire in 2020, by two years. As such, Marcelo will be unavailable for the trip to Real Sociedad this weekend and the visit of Betis on September 20 . "We had a great start with the two titles, but we want to keep winning".

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AAC reworks football schedule in wake of Hurricane Irma

The 22nd-ranked Bulls, who play at home Friday night against IL, will be able to play a full conference slate. The award will honor one player from each of the country's five regions for their accomplishments as athletes, scholars and citizens at the high school level.

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Iceland's government collapses over letter in support of paedophile

Benediktsson, whose name appeared in the Panama Papers scandal that revealed offshore tax havens, had delayed the release of a report on tax evasion during the legislative campaign. Mr Benediktsson is reported to have been aware of his father's efforts since the summer, but the information has only now become public following a ruling from a parliamentary committee.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Stake Raised by AMP Capital Investors Ltd

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company now has a P/E ratio of 22.89 and the market cap is 102.80B. The stock rose 0.46% or $0.29 reaching $62.77 per share. The stock was trading on below-average volume. Therefore 73% are positive. Amazon.com had 195 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Ecolab Inc.

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Hughton Hopes Albion Take Confidence From Win

Izzy Brown is also in contention after returning to training following a hamstring problem, but Sam Baldock, Steve Sidwell and Beram Kayal remain injury absentees. Eddie Howe says he has been shocked by Bournemouth's dismal start. "The players are a very honest group, they want to do well and when we're not doing so well, they feel that".

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6 million died of non-communicable diseases in India in 2016

YLDs from other musculoskeletal disorders were more than twice what would be expected in Australia based on income per capita, average years of education and total fertility rates. "Twenty-thousand or so Australians still die every year from tobacco , even though the prevalence has come down we're still seeing the deaths from those who smoked many, many years ago and of course among current smokers".

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Liquid cats and blood-sucking bats: 2017's Ig Nobel awards

In his acceptance speech, Fardin explained that a liquid could be defined as something which adapts its shape to the container it is in. Among the categories that overlapped with the Nobel Prize were physics, medicine , economics and peace.

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Army probes assault on IPOB members

The All Progressives Congress calls for calm and restraint following recent reports of violent clashes linked to members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in Abia and Rivers State. It is pushing for a Biafran state to be created in the south-east. The operation as declared by the Army is meant to check kidnapping, banditry, assassination, secessionist activities within the region, amongst other forms of criminal activities.

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ICICI Lombard raises Rs 1625 cr from anchor investors

This issue is open for subscription and will be available till September 19, 2017. Kuwait Investment Authority, Russell Investment Co., Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, BlackRock and SBI Life Insurance were among the investors who participated in the anchor book allocation.

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What you need to know about Harris County aerial mosquito spraying

Bellaire is now spraying an "environmentally friendly fog" after 10 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays inside the Loop and Wednesdays and Fridays outside the Loop, weather permitting, according to Karl Miller, the city's director of Parks, Recreation and Facilities.

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Eight dead in Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma

According to Local 10 News, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said during a morning news conference that two people died at the facility and three more died at nearby Memorial Regional Hospital. While people around the state waited for power to be restored, a new hazard emerged: carbon monoxide poisoning from electric generators. The president said his administration is "trying to keep them as happy as we can under the circumstances".

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Doctor From Telangana Stabbed At His US Clinic, Patient Arrested

Both hailed form Telengana. During the course of that conversation, "one of the doctors was stabbed multiple times". The alleged assailant was identified Umar Rashid Dutt who, the name suggested, could be from South Asia. He said that he had suffered chronic back pain for 10 years and that led led him to conduct research and develop the system which emphasised having the "right mindset".

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Unemployment rate moves up slightly in August

Construction jobs were up by 2,400 from July to August and the sector showed an increase in 6,300 positions since August of 2016. In August previous year, the statewide unemployment rate was 5.4 percent. Other sectors adding jobs were education and health services up 900, wholesale trade up 600, information up 500 and financial services up 100. The private sector grew by 2.5 percent or 67,200 jobs, and the public sector increased by 2.9 percent, adding 15,800 jobs.

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Nigerian Army to investigate video of alleged intimidation in Abia

Tagged: " Exercise Egwu Eke II ", it will last for one month. "We, therefore, urge extreme caution and advise the military to de-escalate the situation and choose the best operational modus that will not only guaranty the safety of Nigerians but also enhance national unity".

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Fr Tom Uzhunnalil thanks Indian Govt for rescuing him

Tom Uzhunnalil , who was in the captivity of terrorists, is heartening". "According to L'Osservatore Romano, Fr. Uzhunnalil thanked the Pope, saying "(I) prayed for you every day, offering my suffering for your mission and for the good of the Church".

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Artificial Sweeteners Could Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk In 'Just Two Weeks'

Clotted blood can lead to a stroke or heart attack. A small Australian study suggests that consuming high amounts of artificial sweeteners might affect how the body responds to sugar - and might raise a person's risk of diabetes . There is no guarantee of success, but there is a high likelihood of achieving it - the researchers say that about 75% of obese people who manage to lose 15kg of weight go into diabetes remission.

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Women get bored of sex with same partner within a year

According to the study, women in longer relationships are four times more likely to not care about having a passionate night than those in shorter relationships. Both men and women said they were put off sex by past experiences of violent sex, poor mental and physical health, and recent sexually transmitted infections.

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Brokers Issue New Targets On Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA)

About 2,500 shares traded. Creative Planning now owns 4,188 shares of the company's stock worth $133,000 after acquiring an additional 144 shares during the last quarter. The business had revenue of $6.75 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.79 billion. During the same quarter past year, the firm posted $0.45 EPS.

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Target recalls 4-drawer dressers that could harm children

Consumers are advised to stop using the dressers immediately if the furniture is not properly anchored to the wall. Central Time daily or online at www.target.com and click on the recalls tab at the bottom of the page. The recall was issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPC) on September 13. This recall comes a week after 1.6 million dressers sold at Walmart were recalled due to a tipping risk.

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Ryan Won't Say Tax Plan Won't Raise Deficit

Learning little from the experience, GOP leaders again set out to write a tax plan in secret, and as Roll Call reported late last week, it's not going especially well. The goal, which Ryan reiterated Wednesday, is to send Trump a bill to sign before year's end. Despite talks with Democrats on tax legislation, opposition by virtually all of them seems likely, meaning GOP lawmakers will have to be united.

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Global Paraxylene (PX) Market Research Report 2017

In this report, leading companies operating in the laser displacement sensor market have been profiled individually. Report on the Global Veterinary Immunodiagnostic Device Market 2017 gives the complete description of the market across the globe.

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Short Interest in Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) Increases By 25.1%

MA's holdings in Walt Disney Company (The ) were worth $52,864,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The stock rose 0.90% or $0.87 reaching $97.96. Bamco Inc sold 52,869 shares as Tal Ed Group (XRS)'s stock 0.00%. M&T State Bank stated it has 713,490 shares or 0.46% of all its holdings. Tower Capital Limited Co (Trc) accumulated 253 shares.

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Fond of tattoo? Its toxic particles may harm your immunity

Author of the study and a scientist, Hiram Castillo said, "When someone wants to get a tattoo , they are often very careful in choosing a parlor where they use sterile needles that haven't been used previously". Particles still finer were also present in the lymph nodes . A previous study suggested that getting inked can actually impact the immune system, Sabrina Stierwalt at Scientific American reported a year ago.

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Lee schools to remain closed through Friday, back in class September 18

Students should report back to school Monday, Sept. 18. Two schools and many students and staff members in the county do not have power. Officials estimate that it will take up to three days to prepare all facilities, school buses and food services for safe re-entry and to allow staff and families sufficient time to safely return home.

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Doctors urge people to get flu shots

The new work, led by vaccine researchers at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute in Wisconsin, is the first to find a possible link to miscarriage , and the authors say the finding could be just by chance. The flu vaccine's effectiveness depends on the type of strain strain scientists think will turn up the most. A possible cause for the connection, if it's legitimate, could be that the vaccines were developed after the swine flu pandemic.

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Sarasota city garbage pickup resumes Thursday, county begins today

And debris pickup may not occur on your normal collection day. The Federal Emergency Management Agency requires documentation of the volume and type of debris collected to reimburse the county for storm clean up. Construction and debris material (metal awnings, roofing material, drywall, carpet and lumber, etc.) should be placed in a separate pile. Monday and Tuesday routes will be collected on normal schedule on Monday and Tuesday, September 18 and 19.

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Dead In San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak

However, the region's public health officer, Dr. Wilma Wooten , was reported as stating that other cities will start implanting sanitation programs as well. While the city has worked on finding housing opportunities for the homeless, the decision also comes in the wake of a deadly hepatitis A outbreak, which has largely impacted the homeless.

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Obama Announces Two-Day 'Inaugural Summit' for His Foundation

But don't worry, you don't have to be an internationally renowned problem-solver to secure a spot at the summit. CHICAGO, Illinois- Former President Barack Obama is heading home, announcing Wednesday he's stepping back into the spotlight next month to host a high-profile event not too far from the Quad Cities.

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Petland urges safety when handling dogs amid outbreak of infections

So far, five cases in Kansas have been reported. Of the patients, 18 lives in OH, 11 in Florida, five in Kansas, two in Pennsylvania, one in Missouri, one in Tennessee and one in Wisconsin. Petland is cooperating with the investigation, the government agency said. "The health and wellbeing of our pets, staff and customers is Petland's utmost priority and concern".

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Can't keep changing fuel prices on knee-jerk basis: Dharmendra Pradhan

Remaining non-commital on excise cut, Pradhan turned the government's criticism on its head to make a case for bringing petrol and diesel under GST - something the Centre has been trying hard to do - and indirectly shift the blame on high state taxes.

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Et tu, Tutu? Nobel greats pile pressure on Suu Kyi

The Deputy Chief Minister said that he had handed over a representation to Union Minister Sushma Swaraj, asking her to take the issue up with Myanmar. More than 393,000 have signed an online petition calling for Suu Kyi to be stripped of her Peace Prize. Almost 30,000 Buddhist villagers have also been displaced, they say.

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16th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attack being observed today

Events meant to mark the occasion across the Midlands were canceled though, due to Tropical Storm Irma. Eyewitness News got close-up access to the lights, and we were able to bring them to you in the photos above. After 15 years of anniversaries, the reading of names, moments of silence and tolling bells have become rituals, but each ceremony takes on personal touches.