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  1. Puerto Rico cleans up as Turks and Caicos brace for Hurricane Maria

    09.22 / 02:45 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    The large eye of Hurricane Maria lumbered toward the popular vacation islands of Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas on Thursday, leaving Puerto Rico and its Caribbean neighbors battered, drenched and largely without power. The core of Maria, a major hurricane, is forecast to pass just east of the Turks and Caicos and southeastern Bahamas…
  2. 34 hours of tragedy at a Mexican school: listening as hope is raised and then fades

    09.22 / 02:45 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    “Silencio!” The shout comes, then as far as one can see, fists are raised in the air. Hope, at rescue scenes across the country, is measured in silence. Twenty-two hours after the 7.1 quake crashed through central Mexico, the sounds of a thousand people speaking, heavy machinery moving, and tractors dumping debris all come to…
  3. North Korea could test hydrogen bomb in Pacific Ocean, says foreign minister

    09.22 / 02:45 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    North Korea’s foreign minister hinted Thursday that Pyongyang could test a powerful nuclear weapon in the Pacific Ocean in response to US President Donald Trump’s threats of military action. The country’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, who was due to address the United Nations General Assembly on Friday but has since dropped out, told reporters…
  4. North Korea could test hydrogen bomb in Pacific, says foreign minister

    09.22 / 02:45 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    North Korea’s foreign minister hinted Thursday that Pyongyang could test a powerful nuclear weapon over the Pacific Ocean in response to US President Donald Trump’s threats of military action. The country’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, who was due to address the United Nations General Assembly on Friday but has since dropped out, told reporters…
  5. Ex-CIA operative apologizes for tweet of anti-Semitic article

    09.22 / 02:45 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson is apologizing after tweeting an anti-Semitic article titled “America’s Jews Are Driving America’s Wars” on Thursday. Wilson has been critical of President Donald Trump and his use of Twitter — including a recent effort on GoFundMe to buy a stake of Twitter and convince the company to ban the…
  6. Obituary Notice: William “Billy” Joseph Williams

    09.22 / 01:46 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    William “Billy” Joseph Williams, 47, the beloved son, father, brother, uncle and friend, was called home to our Lord too soon on Sept. 5, 2017. He was taken from our arms, though never from our hearts. He was born Aug. 29, 1970 in Clearfield. He was a 1989 graduate of the West Branch High School. [&#…
  7. Obituary Notice: Robert A. Hanna Sr.

    09.22 / 01:46 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Robert A. Hanna Sr., 75, of Houtzdale died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at Ridgeview Eldercare, Curwensville. Born Oct. 31, 1941 in Akron, NY, he was the son of the late James and Mabel (Webster) Hanna. On Sept. 1, 1971, he married Kathryn C (Rowles) Hanna, who preceded him in death Aug. 29, 2015. He was…
  8. How unmarried Americans are changing everything

    09.22 / 01:46 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    It wasn’t long ago that being single after a certain age was considered a recipe for lifelong misery. Up until 1970, the average woman married before she was legally old enough to have a drink at her wedding, and the average man married at 23. A woman still single at the ripe old age of…
  9. Democratic senators preparing bill to deal with online political advertising

    09.22 / 01:46 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Amid growing concern over Facebook’s sale of political ads to Russians, Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner have formally called for new legislation to enhance the transparency of online political advertisements, CNN has learned. Klobuchar and Warner sent a letter to their colleagues on Thursday inviting them to co-sponsor legislation that would among other…
  10. North Korea’s Kim: ‘Mentally deranged’ Trump ‘will pay dearly’ for comments at UN

    09.22 / 00:54 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says US President Donald Trump’s remarks to the United Nations threatening the hermit country reflect “mentally deranged behavior,” according to a statement released by North Korea’s state-run news agency, KCNA. In the statement, which was written in the first person, Kim says North Korea will make the US leader…
  11. Watchdog finds agencies run unauthorized, expensive security forces

    09.22 / 00:54 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    The Homeland Security inspector general on Thursday dinged Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection for operating unauthorized, expensive protection details for its chiefs. The details, a practice since 2014, appear to be “more related to executive convenience and status than protection,” the inspector general report reads. The security arrangement isn’t cheap, either.…
  12. Facebook is planning big changes to political ads on its site. Are they enough?

    09.22 / 00:54 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Facebook just announced something that might be a radical change to its advertising business. Key word: Might. Right now it’s hard to tell how significant it’ll really be. “We’re going to make political advertising more transparent,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday. The announcement is, among other things, an attempt to stave off government…
  13. Myanmar’s military: The power Aung San Suu Kyi can’t control

    09.22 / 00:54 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    She’s been the focus of the world’s criticism, scrutiny and censure as hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims seek refuge in neighboring Bangladesh, escaping what the United Nations human rights chief has labeled a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” But analysts say Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar and a Nobel…
  14. Axelrod: I cried when they passed Obamacare

    09.22 / 00:54 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    I wept the night the Affordable Care Act passed. Through my closed office door in the White House, I could hear President Obama and my colleagues cheer as the final tally came in from the House of Representatives that, at long last, would send the ACA to his desk. But I wasn’t there. Sensing my…
  15. North Korea sanctions: Here’s what Trump did

    09.21 / 23:56 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    President Trump escalated pressure on North Korea as part of his ongoing economic warfare against Pyongyang. On Thursday, he issued an executive order that would penalize any company or person doing business with North Korea by either cutting off their access to the U.S. financial system or freezing their assets — or potentially both. Trump…
  16. Russia, China use UN stage to push back on a US-led world order

    09.21 / 23:56 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Russia and China challenged the United States’ global leadership in United Nations speeches peppered with bare-knuckled criticism of the Trump administration’s hostility toward Iran, its “military hysteria” over North Korea, and its approach to the rest of the world. The foreign ministers used the backdrop of President Donald Trump’s first turn on the world stage…
  17. Soon all of Hong Kong’s dolphins will be dead

    09.21 / 23:56 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    A near constant wind buffets the top deck of Boat 36826 as it patrols the seas north of Hong Kong’s largest island, Lantau. Sitting in a white plastic lawn chair, staring intently through a pair of large, black binoculars, Charlotte Lau pulls a multicolored scarf high over her face and zips up her grey hoodie.…
  18. Grassley asks FBI if it warned Trump about Manafort

    09.21 / 23:56 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Sen. Chuck Grassley is asking the FBI if it warned Donald Trump that Paul Manafort, whom he brought in as campaign chairman in 2016, was being watched by the agency because of his dealings with pro-Kremlin figures. And if there was no such FBI warning, Grassley says he wants to know why. The chairman of…
  19. North Korea’s Kim: Trump ‘will pay dearly’ for comments at UN

    09.21 / 23:56 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s remarks to the United Nations threatening the hermit country reflect “mentally deranged behavior,” according to a statement released by North Korea’s news agency, KCNA. In the statement, Kim says North Korea will make the US leader “pay dearly for his speech calling for totally destroying…
  20. As he wraps UN debut Trump, shows his hand on North Korea, Iran

    09.21 / 22:57 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Aside from his “Rocket Man” rhetoric, President Donald Trump’s United Nations debut revealed a new road map outlining his plans to deal with one boiling nuclear crisis, with North Korea, and another one that may reignite, with Iran. None of the tactical adjustments made during four days of intensive diplomacy in New York are likely…