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National POW Day ceremony to be held Friday at Fairgrounds

National POW Day ceremony to be held Friday at Fairgrounds

We must continue to honor our vow to bring them home. On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump issued an official proclamation, marking September 15, 2017 as National POW/MIA Recognition Day . They taught us about the ability to endure the unimaginable: "the hardships, fighting loneliness and to draw on the mental and spiritual inner strength to get through the challenges they faced".


Florida nursing home deaths under probe

Florida nursing home deaths under probe

Scott said the state had multiple points of contact with the facility before Wednesday's deaths. "We worked with them". The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills is a 152-bed facility that provides short-term rehabilitative services and long-term care, according to its website.


Tennessee Army National Guard Blackhawk Helicopters head to Virgin Islands

Tennessee Army National Guard Blackhawk Helicopters head to Virgin Islands

Cuba says Hurricane Irma killed at least 10 people. Nearly 700 British troops have been deployed and 17 officers from London's Metropolitan Police have also been sent following reports of looting. The 41 airmen come from the 133rd Airlift Wing based in St. Paul and have a variety of skill sets. Port Purcell, which is the territory's container port, is operational and ships began arriving Monday he said.


Davis Cup: Nick Kyrgios keeps Austrailia even semis

Davis Cup: Nick Kyrgios keeps Austrailia even semis

The Australians hold 28 titles and are second on the all-time list of Davis Cup champions, behind only the United States (32). If able to cause an upset on Day 1 against Nick Kyrgios , Belgium will likely be in prime position to win the tie on Day 3, where Darcis will play the fifth and final tie, against either John Millman or Jordan Thompson .


Jose has officially become the season's fifth hurricane

Jose has officially become the season's fifth hurricane

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said a trough of low pressure over the US will be key in how close Jose comes to the coast. It's about 600 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras and 500 miles southwest of Bermuda. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour Friday morning. For a time , it was a unsafe Category 4 storm, with 150-mph winds. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) gives it a high chance of becoming a tropical cyclone by Monday.


White House: DACA, Wall Not Tied Together

White House: DACA, Wall Not Tied Together

The tentative deal would protect hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants in the United States, would include a border security package but would not fund the wall along the border. Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said President Trump's recent dialogue with congressional Democratic leaders should take no one by surprise, calling the president "a deal maker".