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Haslam Takes Action to Help Hurricane Evacuees

Haslam Takes Action to Help Hurricane Evacuees

Gov. Bill Haslam issued an executive order Saturday suspending state laws that would preclude Hurricane Irma evacuees from receiving necessary medical attention while in Tennessee. Pharmacists to dispense a 14-day supply to evacuees without proper authorization. And it allows for evacuees to receive department of health services that normally require Tennessee residency. Consulte Mais Informação

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Israeli warplanes buzz Lebanon's Sidon: Media reports

Israeli warplanes buzz Lebanon's Sidon: Media reports

Reuters reported that the jets' appearance caused panic in the city of Saida. The flyby followed an incident Thursday where Israeli warplanes targeted a military position in Syria's Hama province from Lebanese airspace. Israel violates Lebanon's airspace on an nearly daily basis, claiming the flights serve surveillance purposes. UN Security Council Resolution 1701, which brokered a ceasefire in the war of aggression Israel launched against Lebanon in 2006, calls on Tel Aviv to respect ... Consulte Mais Informação

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(QCOM) With Shares Trading up at $52.12 Qualcomm Brings Fast, Exceptional…

I-G Investment Management Ltd sold 27,427 shares as Qualcomm Inc (QCOM)'s stock rose 2.14%. The New York-based Adirondack Research & Management Inc. has invested 0.33% in the stock. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $2.61 and is expected to be $4.16 for the current year with 1,476,066,000 shares now outstanding. The company had revenue of $5.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.25 billion. Consulte Mais Informação

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Powerful Hurricane Irma strikes Cuba

The eye of the hurricane passed over Barbuda around 3:47 a.m. MT Wednesday, the U.S. National Weather Service said. The airlines say they do not know, at this point, how many people are headed home on flights from the Caribbean. "We have very little information today on the impact that the hurricanes may have on the rest of the season on our sun routes next winter", Denis Petrin, chief financial officer of Transat A.T. Consulte Mais Informação

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Forecast has weaker Irma entering inland NC

Forecast has weaker Irma entering inland NC

Tim Little of NCDOT says they are also anxious for the potential of rock slides and mudslides in the mountainous areas of WNC. In South Carolina, Gov. After that it's unknown what path the storm will take. With the memories of flooding and damage from last year's Hurricane Matthew still on the minds of so many, officials had little problem stirring residents to action. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hamas' Ismail Haniya visits Egypt for Gaza siege talks

Hamas' Ismail Haniya visits Egypt for Gaza siege talks

There was no immediate comment from Egyptian officials on the talks. Hamas controls the Gaza Strip, a densely populated coastal territory that shares borders with Egypt and Israel, with which it has fought three wars since 2008. Haniyeh's visit to Cairo follows reports in July of a Hamas delegation led by terrorist Marwan Issa being sent to Egypt to discuss the possibility of a prisoner exchange deal with Israel. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sen. Durbin: GOP Has 'Opportunity' to Pass DREAM Act

Sen. Durbin: GOP Has 'Opportunity' to Pass DREAM Act

In addition to Graham, the Republicans co-sponsoring the bill include Jeff Flake of Arizona; Lisa Murkowski of Alaska; and Cory Gardner of Colorado. And it's coming through on a bipartisan basis. Given the possibility that the Republicans might try to use DACA as a ploy to get funds for the wall, Schumer threatened to incorporate the Dream Act into any proposal that would come up for approval this fall, including the budget bill to finance government operations. Consulte Mais Informação

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