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Global Media Census shows 73% of Donegal commuters travel to work by auto
Author: 0 Census shows 73% of Donegal commuters travel to work by auto

The report also shows that in April 2016 the number of people travelling to work , school or college stood at 2,962,550, an increase of 9.3% on the 2011 national figure. In the commuter belt counties of Wicklow, Meath, Laois, Kildare and Westmeath, one in five parents with children up to the age of four years old had a commute of more than an hour.

Global Media Four people pulled from sinking boat near Port Aransas
Author: 0 Four people pulled from sinking boat near Port Aransas

Two Coast Guard aircrews then were dispatched to pull each person off. "San Diego is our home, but our crews are ready to deploy across the country to help those in need". Coast Guard crews prepare for response efforts at Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has requested federal aid, saying in a "disaster declaration" letter to President Donald Trump, "The storm surge, coupled with the deluge of rain, could easily lead to billions of dollars of property damage ...

Global Media Mexico Will Pay for the Wall - 'It May Be Through Reimbursement'
Author: 0 Mexico Will Pay for the Wall - 'It May Be Through Reimbursement'

Why wouldn't they be? "If Republicans have their way, they will blow a huge hole in the deficit, gut Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and the Affordable Care Act - all just to fund deficit-busting tax breaks for the high-end", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in an emailed statement.

Global Media Maruti Suzuki to go for new-look showrooms
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki to go for new-look showrooms

Maruti Suzuki aims to set up over 80 Maruti Suzuki Arenas by March 2018, and aims to convert their entire network of over 2,000 dealerships to the new layout over the next three to five years. On the inside, the showrooms will feature interactive touchscreens and a personalisation zone, where customers will be able to mix and match accessories and configure their vehicles.

Global Media Rajiv Mehrishi, Former Home Secretary, Is Government's Top Auditor (CAG)
Author: 0 Rajiv Mehrishi, Former Home Secretary, Is Government's Top Auditor (CAG)

Ahead of his retirement as home secretary, Mehrishi had targeted Pakistan and accused it of sheltering Bombay serial blasts main accused Dawood Ibrahim. The CAG is appointed for a term of six years or till the incumbent attains the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier. As on date, Achal Kumar Joti is the CEC , while OP Rawat is the other election commissioner.

Global Media ALEA targets Labor Day highway safety
Author: 0 ALEA targets Labor Day highway safety

The Labor Day weekend is sometimes seen as the last chance to celebrate the summer, and law enforcement agencies in Northern Virginia and across the state are warning revelers to drive sober. The ISP will have additional troopers out on the roadways and at roadside safety checks watching for impaired drivers. "To ensure a safe and happy weekend please slow down, limit your distractions, buckle up and designate a sober driver".

Global Media Impenetrable Iran set new World Cup Qualifying record
Author: 0 Impenetrable Iran set new World Cup Qualifying record

Iran had already booked a berth in the World Cup, but were determined to preserve their unbeaten streak in the final round. Shin replaced Uli Stielike in July, tasked with salvaging the team's World Cup hopes. A draw could secure them a place in the FIFA World Cup for the ninth consecutive time. The Koreans travel to Tashkent to play Uzbekistan in their final qualifier on Tuesday with a victory for either side likely to earn the second spot.

Global Media Louis announces new water ride for 2018: the Typhoon Twister
Author: 0 Louis announces new water ride for 2018: the Typhoon Twister

The parks 16th coaster will include 360 degree revolutions with multiple inversions, 32 seats with guests seated back-to-back and face-to-face, and inverted hang-time with riders suspended upside down. For thrill-seekers in search of brand new attractions, Six Flags Great America has been a reliable destination over the past few years. The 2018 Season Passes will also allow unlimited visits for the rest of 2017, including admission to FRIGHT FEST! All the new rides for the 2018 season have ...

Global Media Lawsuit: Amazon sold eclipse glasses that cause
Author: 0 Lawsuit: Amazon sold eclipse glasses that cause "permanent blindness" ars_ab.settitle(1156649)

Plaintiffs Corey Payne and Kayla Harris, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed suit against Amazon.com LLC in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, Charleston Division, Aug. They claim the Seattle-based company was negligent and are asking for an unspecified monetary award for damages. The popularity of the event had caused a rush of orders for the glasses, and the online retailer was overrun by bogus knockoffs that didn't offer the required ...

Global Media Prices at the pump jump in Springfield
Author: 0 Prices at the pump jump in Springfield

Valero's refineries in Corpus Christi and Three Rivers suffered damage, and it is unclear when they will reopen. In Columbus, that price sits at $2.20, up 6 cents from a month ago but down a nickel from the same time previous year. At $2.38 per gallon, today's national gas price average is four cents more expensive on the week and one of the largest one-week national gas prices surge seen this summer.

Global Media Not a Matter of 'Public Interest': FBI Keeps Clinton Emails Secret
Author: 0 Not a Matter of 'Public Interest': FBI Keeps Clinton Emails Secret

U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to produce uncensored court documents describing the grand jury subpoenas issued to force Clinton's internet service providers to turn over information related to her private server use, according to a statement released by Cause of Action Institute.

Global Media Joel Osteen blames 'false narrative' for Harvey criticism
Author: 0 Joel Osteen blames 'false narrative' for Harvey criticism

He says the city didn't ask the church to open as a shelter initially. He said his own niece was stranded across the street from the church on an overpass. Over $100 million was also spent to get to the building it is today . 'And there were safety issues that people don't understand. "We were here for people".

Global Media Trump pledges his own money for Harvey relief
Author: 0 Trump pledges his own money for Harvey relief

When asked minutes later whether this would come from the President personally or from the Trump Foundation or Trump Organization, Huckabee Sanders relayed that the President said it would be "his personal money". So far, the storm has killed at least 28 people, and authorities are focusing on rescuing people trapped in the floods and housing them in temporary shelters.

Global Media Trump pledges $1 million of own money to help Harvey victims
Author: 0 Trump pledges $1 million of own money to help Harvey victims

As the two prepared to depart the White House, many on social media began to comment on the first lady's wardrobe selection for the day: an olive bomber jacket, cropped trousers, aviator sunglasses-and snakeskin stiletto heels . The White House has been keen to show Trump engaged in the crisis as it unfolded over the weekend, distributing photos of Trump being briefed on the storm from Camp David.

Global Media Gorkhaland protest: Indefinite protest called off
Author: 0 Gorkhaland protest: Indefinite protest called off

The relaxation of the band will start from 6 a.m. tomorrow. "Don't listen to those who are against the Gorkhaland movement", Tamang told the meeting. According to JGM Assistant Coordinator Binaya Tamang, the party has made a decision to withdraw the protest programmes in view of the problems faced by the people due to the agitation.

Global Media Harvey promises rain for Charlotte area
Author: 0 Harvey promises rain for Charlotte area

All the while, Harvey will lose strength and becomes a depression by tonight . A marginal risk for severe weather is in place for southeast Arkansas, meaning isolated tornadoes will be possible, especially over the next 24 hours. Saturday morning, September 2. Rain continues Thursday night and into Friday morning. The weather service also warns that dry air mixing with the storm and keeping heavy rainfall at bay won't reach MS, so the Coast has a high likelihood of heavy rainfall of ...

Global Media Insurance Industry Opens Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund
Author: 0 Insurance Industry Opens Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund

The Red Cross has mobilized hundreds of trained Red Cross disaster relief workers, truckloads of kitchen supplies as well as tens of thousands of ready-to-eat meals to support this response effort. Carol continued, "It is during these moments that Americans and Southwest Virginians show just how compassionate and caring we all are". Established in 1994, IICF has contributed $28.7 million in community grants, along with more than 240,500 volunteer hours, to hundreds of charities and ...

Global Media Did Kim Jong Un's Wife Secretly Have A Third Child?
Author: 0 Did Kim Jong Un's Wife Secretly Have A Third Child?

However, South Korean opposition lawmaker Yi Wan-yong has said , "Kim's first child is a son and the second child is a daughter". Although Ri reportedly gave birth six months ago, the news of the child only emerged on Tuesday (29 August), a day after South Korea's spy agency submitted a report to its parliament about the addition in the North Korean leader's family.

Global Media Botched Beauty Procedure At Syd Clinic Was Nearly Fatal, Court Hears
Author: 0 Botched Beauty Procedure At Syd Clinic Was Nearly Fatal, Court Hears

Ms Huang, 35, was rushed to hospital where she remains in a critical condition. Redfern detectives charged 33-year-old Chinese woman Jei Shao with reckless grievous bodily harm and using poison so as to endanger life. The court heard Shao has made some admissions in relation to administering local anaesthetic and breast fillers, despite not being a licensed medical practitioner in Australia.

Global Media $4 million dispersed for energy-strapped Gaza: UN chief
Author: 0 $4 million dispersed for energy-strapped Gaza: UN chief

Guterres said he had been struck by humanitarian conditions in the overcrowded and impoverished enclave, where an electricity crisis has worsened and clean water is lacking. On Wednesday, Greenblatt toured the Israeli side of the Gaza border with Lt. Gen. Yoav Mordecai, Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, and concluded that "the Palestinian Authority needs to resume its role in the administration of Gaza, as Hamas has substantially harmed the people of Gaza and has ...

Author: 0 Tories wary of May's pledge to fight next election

Former party chairman Grant Shapps told BBC Radio 4's Today programme it was "too early" for Mrs May to talk about going "on and on". Tory divisions were exposed after Theresa May vowed to lead the Conservatives into the 2022 general election.

Global Media Man eluding police runs into ocean, swims with shark nearby; video
Author: 0 Man eluding police runs into ocean, swims with shark nearby; video

A traffic stop at a North Carolina beach prompted a police chase of a different kind. Officers in the coastal town in North Carolina pulled over a suspicious auto that drove fast past them. The United States Coast Guard, Surf City's fire department and authorities from Topsail Beach were all called in as well. The incident began around 4:15 p.m.

Global Media Illinois Governor Signs 'Historic' Education Funding Bill
Author: 0 Illinois Governor Signs 'Historic' Education Funding Bill

Bruce Rauner criticized it as he issued an amendatory veto of the measure Wednesday, saying it may be unconstitutional and isn't fair to the insurance industry. The new bill approves an "evidence-based" model. The long-sought deal gives districts more flexibility on state mandates, allows residents in well-funded districts to try to reduce their property taxes and creates a new tax credit for donations to private school scholarships.

Global Media Railroad commissioner: There's no fuel crisis in Texas
Author: 0 Railroad commissioner: There's no fuel crisis in Texas

So if that three million barrels of refined capacity stayed offline for an entire month that would be 90 million barrels that wouldn't be produced. "We can blame just about all of that on Hurricane Harvey ", said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst with GasBuddy.

Global Media 'The economists deserve Nobel Prize': Chidambaram rips apart demonetisation in three tweets
Author: 0 'The economists deserve Nobel Prize': Chidambaram rips apart demonetisation in three tweets

Despite the fact that demonetization has slowed down India's economy , the people of Uttar Pradesh gave an incredible mandate to BJP-government in the state. Around 1.7 trillion rupees of deposited cash was also being investigated by the tax authorities, officials said. The old notes were allowed to be deposited in banks, with unusual deposits coming under income tax scrutiny.

Global Media Iraqi forces face tough battle to clear out ISIL from Tal Afar
Author: 0 Iraqi forces face tough battle to clear out ISIL from Tal Afar

The announcement comes after US -backed Iraqi forces launched an operation to retake the northwestern town on August 20. IS, which seized almost a third of Iraq in 2014 in a stunning defeat for the army, now controls just 10 percent of the country, according to the US-led worldwide coalition against the Jihadists.

Global Media Didier Deschamps delight at thumping France win over Holland
Author: 0 Didier Deschamps delight at thumping France win over Holland

France were not finished there, with Griezmann setting up Lemar for an easy finish for his second of the night (88') before Mbappé, on as a substitute, completed the victory at the death. In the group's third match, Hungary beat Latvia 3-1 to keep their extremely slim hopes of reaching the World Cup alive. Belgium moved six points clear at the top of Group H as they hammered Gibraltar 9-0 despite playing 50 minutes with 10 men after Axel Witsel was sent off.

Global Media Shekau still elusive, as Army announces death of 5 Boko Haram commanders
Author: 0 Shekau still elusive, as Army announces death of 5 Boko Haram commanders

As of July, food security actors had reached approximately 2 million people with agricultural livelihood support in northeastern Nigeria's Adawama, Borno, and Yobe states since January, according to the Food Security Sector Working Group― the coordinating body for food security activities in Nigeria, comprising United Nations agencies, nongovernmental organization (NGOs), and other stakeholders.

Global Media Seeking floor test, TN Opposition to meet Prez today
Author: 0 Seeking floor test, TN Opposition to meet Prez today

The delegation comprising MPs of DMK, Congress , CPI and CPM met Kovind in the wake of AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to TTV Dhinakaran faction withdrawing support to the chief minister. After the rebellion, Palaniswami government was reduced to a minority with the support of 113 MLAs. "The President has agreed to meet us at 11AM (on Thursday)".

Global Media Instagram now lets you share portrait and landscape shots in galleries
Author: 0 Instagram now lets you share portrait and landscape shots in galleries

The new feature is meant to improve how you share photos and videos, drifting away from the previous restriction of 1:1 aspect ratio for multimedia content. You can now edit tagged people after you've posted and, on iOS, you can save these posts as drafts if you aren't quite ready to share them. Instagram is still capping the maximum number of photos in an album to 10.

Global Media Pentagon admits thousands more troops are in Afghanistan than previously disclosed
Author: 0 Pentagon admits thousands more troops are in Afghanistan than previously disclosed

The new accounting practices will still only represent an approximation of how many troops are on the ground, and could be off by hundreds as some units overlap during rotations in and out of the country. Officials have suggested that about 4,000 additional troops will join the fight in Afghanistan. Earlier this month, Mr. Mattis told reporters that he wanted to have a firm grasp of the full extent of USA military involvement in Afghanistan before signing off on a troop increase.

Global Media Japan become third team to qualify for World Cup
Author: 0 Japan become third team to qualify for World Cup

Japan became the fourth team to qualify for Russian Federation 2018 after the host nation, Brazil and Iran, and manager Vahid Halilhodzic was relieved to finish the job having started the final round of qualifiers with a home defeat to the United Arab Emirates.

Global Media Led Airstrike Blocks IS Fighters Headed for Iraqi Border Region
Author: 0 Led Airstrike Blocks IS Fighters Headed for Iraqi Border Region

It is not clear how the standoff will be resolved. The commander in the pro-Syrian government military alliance said the location for the convoy to move into IS-held territory had been changed from Humeima in the southeast to Sukhna, further north, and that part of the deal was already moving forward.

Global Media Japan troops seek record funds on missile defense against NK
Author: 0 Japan troops seek record funds on missile defense against NK

Tokyo and London also pledged to work with the worldwide community to strictly implement the United Nations Security Council's sanctions on North Korea with a view to bring about its denuclearization, according to the statement. A former British ambassador says the Japanese are "far too polite" to tell Theresa May they think Brexit is insane. She three times refused to say whether Britain could use its cyber capabilities to take on North Korea , as she repeatedly avoided questions ...

Global Media Stage set for Cabinet reshuffle, Rajiv Pratap Rudy on his way out
Author: 0 Stage set for Cabinet reshuffle, Rajiv Pratap Rudy on his way out

The possibly last major reshuffle before the 2019 national election is expected before Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves on Sunday for a Brics summit in China. The BJP chief will also be camping in Mathura from September 1-3 to attend the RSS meeting, which will be attended by all the 40 affiliate wings. Jaitley today said he does not expect to continue holding dual charge of Finance and Defence for very long.

Global Media Pence Visits Storm-Ravaged Texas: 'When One Hurts, We All Hurt'
Author: 0 Pence Visits Storm-Ravaged Texas: 'When One Hurts, We All Hurt'

Pence said he wanted Texans to know that President Trump and the American people "are with you". "We will pray regardless of what faith or church background you may have", Abbott said. The visit came just two days after President Trump visited Corpus Christi and Austin, meeting with state and local officials but forgoing any tour of damage or in-person meetings with those now homeless because of Harvey.

Global Media Trump says Canada being 'very difficult' in NAFTA negotiations
Author: 0 Trump says Canada being 'very difficult' in NAFTA negotiations

Various U.S. economic sectors, including agriculture and auto manufacturing, have benefited considerably from NAFTA and have expressed concern to the Trump administration about a prospective demise of the trade deal. 'But believe me, if we have to close down our government, we're building that wall, ' Trump told supporters. During the presidential campaign, Trump repeatedly assailed NAFTA, which went into effect on January 1, 1994, greatly easing trade barriers between the United States, ...

Global Media Trump Administration Selects Contractors For Border Wall Prototypes
Author: 0 Trump Administration Selects Contractors For Border Wall Prototypes

Yates & Sons of Philadelphia. More than 200 companies are believed to have submitted designs for the proposed border wall. On Friday, in an announcement of the dismissal of the protest, CBP did note that once contracts are awarded, companies will have another opportunity to protest, which could add further delays.

Global Media At least 18 dead in India building collapse following monsoon
Author: 0 At least 18 dead in India building collapse following monsoon

Ambulances, fire brigade vehicles and National Disaster Response Force personnel have also been deployed. A police official said the explosion of gas cylinders in the building's... In a bad incident, a five-storey building collapsed near JJ Junction in Pakmodia street of south Mumbai's Bhendi Bazar this morning. Another 25 people are feared trapped in the debris.

Author: 0 Most American Voters Believe President Trump Is 'Tearing the Country Apart'

Understand that and keep going forward". Some cast their votes to make an anti-Clinton statement, others said they were hoping Trump would keep his campaign promises and support blue collar workers. Of the five Trump voters in the group, all but one had at least a college degree. Trump has frequently lambasted the press as "fake news" and dismissed journalists as " truly bad people " after being criticized for failing to condemn white supremacists at the violent rally inCharlottesville, ...

Author: 0 Iran adhering to nuclear deal: United Nations watchdog

The Trump administration has been pushing the IAEA to check military sites in Iran to verify it is not breaching the deal. Although Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany also signed on to the pact, Iran and the US were the key players.

Global Media Boy Bye: Milwaukee County Sheriff and Trump Cheerleader David Clarke Resigns
Author: 0 Boy Bye: Milwaukee County Sheriff and Trump Cheerleader David Clarke Resigns

While Clarke's misdirection of county law enforcement personnel to intimidate a civilian head-shaker has brought the heat down on him most recently, the episode hardly tops the list of the sheriff's scandals. In a particularly egregious case , jailers allowed a man with mental health problems to die of dehydration after allegedly cutting off the inmate's water for a week.

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