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Global Media Amazon to open fulfillment center on Staten Island
Author: 0 Amazon to open fulfillment center on Staten Island

The 855,000-square-foot facility will be Amazon's first in NY state and will bring with it more than 2,250 full-time jobs - whose benefits will start "on day one", Vice President of Customer Fulfillment Sanjay Shah said in a statement. In addition to the 2,250 new jobs, Amazon has promised to retain an additional 886 jobs in NY over the next five years. The facility sits on Gulf Avenue at the Matrix Global Logistics Park.

Global Media US House Passes Bill To Allow Self-Driving Cars in Every State
Author: 0 US House Passes Bill To Allow Self-Driving Cars in Every State

Automakers are celebrating as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Self Drive Act , which cut back the regulations on testing and developing autonomous cars and light trucks. States will still be able to set regulations on registration, safety inspections, licensing, and insurance. That number would spike to 100,000 after three years.

Global Media Karolina Pliskova, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Madison Keys in action
Author: 0 Karolina Pliskova, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Madison Keys in action

Venus has made two slam finals. If they got that far, it was victor takes all: the No1 ranking. At Wimbledon, Keys was upset by Camilia Giorgi in the second round. Just get as many balls in as you can.' I was lucky that I had an unbelievable crowd and atmosphere. In other action Monday, top-seeded Karolina Pliskova crushed American Jennifer Brady 6-1, 6-0 in 46 minutes to advance.

Global Media Netanyahu Tells Red Cross Chief: Hamas Holding Helpless Israelis in Gaza
Author: 0 Netanyahu Tells Red Cross Chief: Hamas Holding Helpless Israelis in Gaza

The ICRC can help in "retrieving the bodies of our fallen soldiers but also in bringing back to Israel these defenceless, helpless civilians who are held by Hamas against the contravention of all global norms", said Netanyahu. During a visit to the Strip on Tuesday, Maurer raised the issue with Hamas leaders, who refused to provide any information about the captives or allow him to visit them.

Global Media BJP confident of ruling all Northeast states: Amit Shah at NEDA conclave
Author: 0 BJP confident of ruling all Northeast states: Amit Shah at NEDA conclave

He gave his rise as booth worker who stuck posters to party president as merit recognised within the BJP. To buttress his point, Shah asked whether anyone from the audience could name the next BJP chief. "The poll outcome and number of seats will be known the day votes are counted". "Amit Shah had set the target of 120 seats after analysing the political environment in Odisha during his last tour in July", said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on his arrival to the city yesterday.

Global Media Irma threat forces SC State to postpone home-opener versus CSU
Author: 0 Irma threat forces SC State to postpone home-opener versus CSU

Attorney General Alan Wilson said Wednesday that the state's law against price gouging is now in effect. While it is too early to determine the potential threat, a number of forecasting models predict Hurricane Irma will impact SC early in the week of September 11, causing flooding and strong hurricane-force winds.

Global Media Defense Secretary Mattis warns North Korea it risks
Author: 0 Defense Secretary Mattis warns North Korea it risks "total annihilation"

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis responded to North Korea's latest nuclear test by saying threats to the US and its allies "will be met with a massive military response ". A week ago, Pyongyang fired a missile over the Japanese island of Hokkiado and then came the test of what North Korea said was an advanced hydrogen bomb.

Global Media Entercom's
Author: 0 Entercom's "I'm Listening" Campaign

However, the suicide rate was observed to have climbed slightly over the recent three years, with 16.0 per 100,000 in 2016, up from 15.7 in 2015 and 15.1 in 2014, the data shows. The statistics are from Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention . "It's imperative for people to know it is OK to have suicidal thoughts; it's not OK to act on them", she said.

Global Media Low pressure in gulf could become tropical depression
Author: 0 Low pressure in gulf could become tropical depression

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, Irma was a major Cat. Katia became a hurricane Wednesday afternoon, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said in its 5 p.m. Meanwhile, forecasters are also watching Irma as it heads through the Caribbean on its way toward the southern tip of Florida and Jose, which is still in the Atlantic Ocean about 1,000 miles west of the Caribbean.

Author: 0 Russian Federation calls North Korea test 'provocative'

Putin called the US approach towards North Korea , which emphasizes economic sanctions against the rogue nation following its repeated tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles and atomic weaponry, "useless and ineffective" and stressed the need for security guarantees to Pyongyang in order to cool the region's simmering tensions.

Global Media Iraqi pilot in Arizona F-16 crash identified
Author: 0 Iraqi pilot in Arizona F-16 crash identified

The crashed aircraft serves as the Air National Guard's lead F-16 pilot training unit. An Iraqi F-16 warplane crashed while on a training mission in open terrain in Arizona on Tuesday, the Iraqi Air Force announced in a statement on Wednesday.

Global Media Alexandria teen abducted, beaten until she swam to freedom
Author: 0 Alexandria teen abducted, beaten until she swam to freedom

Jasmine Block was located in rural Grant County Tuesday, according to the Alexandria Police Department news release. On Tuesday evening, Jasmine's mother, Sarah Block, shared a photo taken after she was reunited with her daughter. Police said Holby, who lives with Barker, also took part in the assaults. Block was held in Barker's house against her will for several weeks, Wyffels said, often being kept in a closet.

Global Media Trump wants one last Senate push on Obamacare repeal
Author: 0 Trump wants one last Senate push on Obamacare repeal

Murphy questions Tennessee Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. "It can, and will happen if you do not take action now", he said. Alexander and Murray are looking to soften the blow on the 18 million Americans who buy coverage in the individual market, about half of whom don't qualify for any help from the federal government.

Global Media Mystery tiger killed near school bus stop in Atlanta
Author: 0 Mystery tiger killed near school bus stop in Atlanta

A loose tiger was shot dead by cops in Atlanta after it was found attacking a dog . A tiger was reportedly on the loose in a metro Atlanta neighborhood, and authorities still aren't quite sure where it came from. "It was huge", Speck said of the tiger that was reported after being seen roaming around the Jodeco Rd. overpass to I-75. Both the Henry County Police and Animal Control have launched an investigation to ascertain where the animal came from.

Global Media Hurricane Irma makes first landfall in Caribbean
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma makes first landfall in Caribbean

The eye of Hurricane Irma passed over the island of Barbuda early Wednesday morning in the northern Leeward Islands , producing wind gusts of more than 155 miles per hour. "It's very scary. most of the islands are dark, so it's very, very frightening", he added. Thousands of people have been evacuated from at-risk areas across the Caribbean .

Author: 0 OSP: 15-year-old Vancouver boy is Eagle Creek Fire suspect

Crews battling the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge saved a almost century-old historic lodge. The agency said it has identified a 15-year-old boy from Vancouver who is suspected of starting the fire. Some gorge boosters are putting off mulling over the possibilities. Connelly said the fires in OR have prevented them from hiking about half the trail in Oregon .