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AAA: Gas prices spike as refineries remain shut

AAA: Gas prices spike as refineries remain shut The average state gas price for unleaded regular was 36 cents on Tuesday, from a low of $2.53 per gallon to a high of $2.89. Average retail gas prices in the region rose about 24 cents per gallon in the past week, to an average of $2.88 on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 731 Pittsburgh-area gas outlets. [Full Article...]

Matsuyama 23rd as Thomas wins Dell Technologies Championship

Matsuyama 23rd as Thomas wins Dell Technologies Championship I only had two bogeys this week and I'm probably just as proud of that as I am winning. "Obviously very disappointed. But we're good to go". They grew together, not apart, and so when they find themselves going at each other hammer and tongs, as they did in the final round of the Dell Technologies Championship yesterday, they compete but do not loathe each other. [Full Article...]

Journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in India's IT hub Bangalore

Journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in India's IT hub Bangalore The Police sources said that they have recovered 2 DVRs from her house which were password protected. She was previous year convicted in a defamation case filed by BJP MP Prahlad Joshi. Sources said one of the men wore a black jacket and a full masked helmet waiting on the bike, while the other walked into her verandah and shot her. [Full Article...]

'Everyone Deserves a Chance': Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump's DACA Decision

'Everyone Deserves a Chance': Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump's DACA Decision Obama ordered the creation of the program after attempts by Congress to pass significant immigration legislation, including the 2010 DREAM Act, failed. Former President Barak Obama implemented the program five years ago through an executive action. The administration has given Congress a six-month deadline to act to preserve the program's protections before DACA recipients begin losing their statu... [Full Article...]

0% Contained Wildfire Prompts Evacuations in Oregon

0% Contained Wildfire Prompts Evacuations in Oregon In Oregon , people living in about 700 homes in and around the Columbia River Gorge have been forced to evacuate . The Red Cross has opened shelters at the Skamania County Fairgrounds, immediately across the Columbia River in Stevenson, Washington , as well as at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon . [Full Article...]

Thousands 'refusing to shelter' from Irma on French islands

It's now located 1,400 miles from Jacksonville and is moving west at 14 mph. Sea water rises to a water deck as hurricane Irma approaches Puerto Rico in Fajardo on September 5, 2017 . In addition to Irma , hurricane forecasters were tracking Tropical Storm Jose , which was gaining strength in the central Atlantic and expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday night. [Full Article...]

Brilliant debut ends with Georgia Tech's TaQuon Marshall on his back

Brilliant debut ends with Georgia Tech's TaQuon Marshall on his back The Dickson, Tennessee, senior averaged 47 yards on six punts, with a booming, career-best 70-yarder in the second quarter that forced Georgia Tech to start a drive at its own 14-yard line after 4-yard return. Tennessee found a way to win another close game. You just knew he was going to have a cliché ready. "We did exactly what we wanted to do offensively", he said. [Full Article...]

Clemson moves up 2 spots in Coaches Poll

Clemson moves up 2 spots in Coaches Poll As the college football world resets going into Week 2, the AP poll has updated its second rankings following the events of Week 1. UF and Florida State , which is ninth, are the only teams in the coaches' poll with a loss. Five ACC teams remain ranked in the polls with Clemson jumping the Seminoles as the highest ranked team in the conference at No. 4. Florida State dropped six spots in th... [Full Article...]

Bush, says Trump is not his 'bride'

Bush, says Trump is not his 'bride' Drawing a parallel between US interventions against Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi and the current North Korean situation, Putin suggested that Pyongyang would abandon its nuclear weapons if the safety of the regime were guaranteed. Both Russia and the USA have been trading diplomatic volleys, mostly expressed in kicking out some of the other country's envoys and diplomatic staff. [Full Article...]

North Korea's top newsreader announces H-bomb success

North Korea's top newsreader announces H-bomb success It "clearly proved" that the North's nuclear weapons had a "highly precise basis", she said, wearing a pink and black traditional dress, known as hanbok in the South and choson chogori in the North, adorned with a badge of Kim Il-Sung and his son and successor Kim Jong-Il. [Full Article...]

President Trump discusses North Korea with Japan's Abe

President Trump discusses North Korea with Japan's Abe Spain on August 29 condemned missile tests carried out by North Korea a day earlier and launched a ballistic missile over Japan . Kim expressed "great satisfaction" over the launch that he called a "meaningful prelude" to containing Guam, which is home to key USA military bases that North Korea finds threatening, the agency said. [Full Article...]

Álvaro Morata Thankful For Tactically Naive Premier League

Álvaro Morata Thankful For Tactically Naive Premier League The Daily Mail have reported that the Spanish club have told Costa to end his exile in Brazil and attempt to push through a January move after this summer's failed attempt. Costa is now believed to be consulting with his lawyers, while Chelsea claim that he must return to fulfil his contractual obligations. That shows that the Blues now expect Diego Costa to return to training, and if he do... [Full Article...]

Myanmar's Suu Kyi under pressure as almost 125000 Rohingya flee violence

Myanmar's Suu Kyi under pressure as almost 125000 Rohingya flee violence Since arriving in Myanmar on Sunday, Marsudi has also met its military chief Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing and others in the government besides Suu Kyi, who doubles as foreign minister. The attack led to the Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh. Bangladesh border police are allowing the refugees in, despite government orders to stop them, a BBC correspondent on the border says. [Full Article...]

India scores diplomatic victory at BRICS Summit

India scores diplomatic victory at BRICS Summit This resulted in a months-long standoff between the troops of both the nations along India's Sikkim border, where both sides told each other to withdraw from the region. "We deplore all terrorist attacks worldwide, including attacks in BRICS countries, and condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestations wherever committed and by whomsoever and stress that there can be no justification what... [Full Article...]

US, Allies in Show of Force against N. Korea

US, Allies in Show of Force against N. Korea Joseph Dunford is the top general of the US military. "North Korea's actions are a threat to our allies, partners and homeland, and their destabilising actions will be met accordingly", said General Terrence O'Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces Commander, who made an unscheduled visit to Japan. [Full Article...]

Kenya: Supreme court orders fresh elections to be held in 60 days

But opposition leader Raila Odinga filed a petition to the court claiming that results from more than a third of polling stations were fatally flawed. Paper forms that were supposed to match the electronic tallies were transmitted late or not at all, and court officials said some of them lacked official seals or had other irregularities. [Full Article...]

Kenya stock exchange halts trading briefly after fall on court ruling

Kenya's opposition leader, Raila Odinga , initially ignored the repeated advice from former President John Mahama, along with former South Africa President, Thabo Mbeki, to resort to the Supreme Court . The court said the election commission "committed illegalities and irregularities ... in the transmission of results" and will give details in its full ruling within 21 days. [Full Article...]

AU urges people of Kenya to respect judgment of Supreme Court

In the August election, Uhuru Kenyatta was elected with a little more than 54 percent of the vote, but the voting itself was marred by reports of irregularities, leading to the Supreme Court decision to order a new vote within 60 days. [Full Article...]

Merkel's challenger gets his one chance to shine in German election campaign

Merkel's challenger gets his one chance to shine in German election campaign Mrs Merkel, who is seeking a fourth term as German leader, said if re-elected, she would convince other European leaders to end negotiations with Turkey to join the bloc. In the opening exchanges, Merkel rebuffed the moderators' suggestion that her backing for sovereign bailouts to preserve the euro area and her refusal to close Germany's borders at the height of the refugee crisis two years ago... [Full Article...]

Merkel wants end to Turkey's European Union accession talks

Merkel wants end to Turkey's European Union accession talks Judging by polls taken after their sole one-on-one debate of the campaign, Schulz's blows largely bounced off Merkel, with viewers judging her to have been more credible and more likable, though Schulz's man-of-the-people appeal won him some points. [Full Article...]


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