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by | September 09, 2017 | 12:44

Rauner spokesman Jason Schaumburg says under the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, agreements the state and the union reach over wage increases "take precedence over any conflicting law". Rauner says he's going to look for other ways to cut spending in order to pay off the bonds. Also on Thursday, Mendoza announced that she had released $541 million in state aid payments to schools, bringing the state current on two payments that had been due in August.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:39

He wrote that he and others fled the sound of gunshots while leaving the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight on August 26. League spokesman Brian McCarthy says, "There is no allegation of a violation of the league's personal conduct policy and therefore there is no basis for an NFL investigation".

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:37

In a statement, the Operation Inherent Resolve coalition said they had killed "weapons research leader" Abu Anas al-Shami in an airstrike near the town Mayadin. According to the source's data, two days later, U.S. choppers transferred 20 ISIS field commanders and militants close to them from south-eastern areas near Deir ez-Zor to northern Syria.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:39

The massive Hurricane Irma was headed for the Turks and Caicos Islands on Thursday. Officials in Mid-Missouri are sending assistance to Florida as Hurricane Irma continues to track toward the southern portion of the state . Flinn said no matter what impact the storm might bring to Pennsylvania, it serves as a timely reminder for citizens to take steps to ensure their own preparedness.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:38

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has called on the EU and the United Kingdom to find "unique solutions" - such as a bespoke customs union. "We've been doing just that". The slogan of the leave campaign was about people taking back control and restoring powers to parliament. "I hope this message shows that I will not allow the people of Hartlepool to be rode roughshod over by this Tory power grab bill".

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:35

So what's not to like? Lacy and the Seahawks will open up the season against the Packers on Sunday at 1:25 PT. That's the best indication yet all will play Sunday in the season opener at Green Bay. When the Seahawks have the ball. Jones received a $1.6 million bonus when he signed with the Vikings last March, and that will count against their salary cap.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:32

Wrapping up a visit to Greece , French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, departed from the official program Friday to stroll down a crowded central Athens shopping street, delighting selfie-thirsty pedestrians but inconveniencing those unfortunate enough to get stuck in the ensuing traffic jams.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:34

WJBK reports the chase began around 12:30 p.m. Friday on I-75. Right now, it's not clear why police are chasing the suspect. After entering and exiting the freeway several times, the SUV got a flat tire, and the man was forced to flee on foot.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:32

They almost blew out the Cowboys, but OSU scored a couple of fourth quarter touchdowns to close the gap. He will have to miss the first half of the 11th-ranked Cowboys' road game against Pittsburgh. "I'm glad we finished the game strong; we didn't give up or hang our heads". NOTES: South Alabama senior WR Sa'Mory Collier was the only player on the Jaguars roster from Oklahoma.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:29

Trump was earlier reported to be planning a withdrawal from the five-year-old trade pact. Chinese President Xi Jinping told French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday that he hoped France could play a "constructive role" in restarting talks on North Korea, state TV said, days after the reclusive country conducted its sixth nuclear test.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:29

The attorney general decided against charging Ms Netanyahu on allegations of purchasing garden furniture for the prime minister's official residence in Jerusalem and transferring it to the couple's private villa, for issuing false receipts to an electrician and for charging state coffers with the cost of a caregiver to look after her elderly father.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:25

The Indian government is asking for the extradition of Maple Ridge residents Malkit Sidhu and Surjit Badesha, a bid supported by a B.C. Supreme Court decision but then overturned in the province's appeals court. The ruling from the top court, delivered in Ottawa , was unanimous and based on assurances from the Canadian government that the two would not be tortured while in India for their trial.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:25

On Friday, Napolitano , who now serves as the president of the University of California system, announced that lawyers had filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration for ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , known as DACA, on behalf of her and the school system.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:25

At least 35 people died in the clashes. To ensure smooth search operation, the government has deployed a total of 41 companies of paramilitary forces in the district. Appeal followers to maintain peace, " Vipassana Insan said. Now serving 20-year jail sentence in the 2002 rape case, Singh lived like a king on the sprawling 700-acre campus.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:24

Criticizing Shah for comparing Naveen with defunct transformer and his "ukhad ke phek do" (uproot and throw it out) appeal to party workers, former minister and BJD general secretary Arun Kumar Sahoo said the BJP president's language reminded them of demons like Ravan and Kansa of mythology.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:22

A Saudi-led bloc of Arab states on Friday dismissed Kuwaiti mediation and maintained a tough line even after US President Donald Trump offered to help resolve the crisis. "The United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of Bahrain and Arab Republic of Egypt appreciate the mediation efforts made by His Highness Emir of Kuwait and his good offices to bring the Qatari authorities to the right path".

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:20

The most disturbing fact is that 5,313 of those who registered to vote on November 8 using an out-of-state driver's license as an ID had neither obtained a New Hampshire license nor registered a motor vehicle in the state as of a week ago.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:21

Rawat's theories of China's "salami slicing" tactic or that nuclear deterrence might not completely prevent a war might have realistic implications for the strategy and policy-makers as well as army think tank, but to issue provocative statements after projecting those theories in the public to seek a mandate in a way is not what the army chief is supposed to do.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:22

She drove to a Lowe's location in Orlando. But everywhere she turned, she found nothing but empty shelves , according to WFTV . Ramon Santiago didn't know Brekke but gave up his generator for her. "She need the generator", Santiago explained to WFTV . Brekke broke down, brought to tears by the thought of her father losing oxygen if the power cut out.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:18

Martin Shkreli offered Facebook followers $5,000 to grab a hair off Hillary Clinton's head. Shkreli, notorious for raising the price of the potentially life-saving drug Daraprim by 5,000 percent, faces as long as 20 years in prison, although he's likely to serve much less.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:20

According to NBC News Capitol Hill Producer, Alex Moe , President Trump placed a phone call to Pelosi this morning, in which Pelosi actually dictated to the President a tweet which she thought would ease the concern of DREAMers after Trump said he'd let DACA expire earlier in the week.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:17

They do plan to shutdown Florida's two nuclear power plants , Turkey Point near Homestead and St. Lucie nuclear power plant before the storm. The nuclear plants are located along Florida's Atlantic Coast, about 20 feet (6 meters) above sea level.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:14

Major coastal flooding is possible, threatening to cut off many coastal areas, including routes to and from barrier islands. The islands in Beaufort include Dafuskie, Hilton Head, Fripp, Harbor and Hunting. OPCON 3 ensures the appropriate specific hazard emergency plans are activated and ready should an emergency situation be imminent. In its current track, the eye of Irma is set to make landfall over the southern portion of Florida on Sunday night and make its way north, nearing south ...

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:15

The United States has called for a vote on a UN resolution that would impose the toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea and could lead to a showdown with the country's biggest trading partner China and its neighbour Russian Federation. The US and South Korea rejected the proposal. A ban on oil and oil products is the "toughest point", a source familiar with the discussions said. The United States wants tough sanctions to be imposed to maximize pressure on Pyongyang to come to the table ...

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:15

An awesome video of a plane performing an extremely low landing on the Caribbean Island of St Maarten. Irma now has maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour and is heading towards the Virgin islands shortly and later tonight will be near Purto Rico.