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Turkey's Erdogan slams United States indictments as 'scandalous' Turkey's Erdogan slams United States indictments as 'scandalous'
- September 01, 2017

A total of 21 counts of assault and hate crimes based on the victims' ethnicity were levelled against the group by Washington DC district attorney Channing Phillips. "It is a scandalous sign of how justice works in the United States". The State Department summoned Turkey's U.S. ambassador to complain. Ankara considers the YPG to be an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a banned party in Turkey that has renewed its 33-year-long guerrilla war with the Turkish government. (more...)
Japan, UK to hike pace of sanctions against N. Korea Japan, UK to hike pace of sanctions against N. Korea
- September 01, 2017

The British leader said she and Abe had agreed to work with others to step up pressure on North Korea , including a speeding-up of the implementation of sanctions. Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson boasted about Japan-UK investment when he visited this summer, but local firms will be looking for solid assurances from May, who is travelling with a business delegation. (more...)
Trump Pledges $1 Million Of Personal Money To Harvey Relief Trump Pledges $1 Million Of Personal Money To Harvey Relief
- September 01, 2017

Trump and the First Lady will tour areas affected by Harvey on Saturday. Vice president Mike Pence also visited victims in Rockport, Texas , pledging the Trump administration's support until the state "rebuilds stronger and better than before". (more...)
Scarborough on Trump Texas trip: Showing up 'does make a difference' Scarborough on Trump Texas trip: Showing up 'does make a difference'
- September 01, 2017

Meanwhile, the White House said it will ask the US Congress for emergency funding to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey . There is no documentation of Trump getting outside the official bubble during his visit. Texas Governor Greg Abbott told a news conference on Sunday that coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and its new director, Brock Long, was going smoothly. (more...)
US Obesity Rate Holding Steady, but Still High US Obesity Rate Holding Steady, but Still High
- September 01, 2017

He said West Virginia is facing a number of challenges which are contributing to the state's obesity rate. Forty-six states had an obesity rate above 25 percent - a sharp contrast to 2000 when no state topped 25 percent, the report noted. (more...)
Forgive me, I'm innocent: Ram Rahim cried, pleaded for leniency at court Forgive me, I'm innocent: Ram Rahim cried, pleaded for leniency at court
- September 01, 2017

On the Dera Sacha Sauda's claims that the BJP came to power with its support, Khattar said that it was a democracy and that "we appeal to all groups and welcome support". He also said that the deputy commissioner of Sirsa had ordered the attachment of the accounts of Dera Sacha Sauda and compensation to the people affected by violence during the episode may be given from these as per court orders. (more...)
Were Analysts Bullish NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) This Week? Were Analysts Bullish NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) This Week?
- September 01, 2017

It has underperformed by 2.82% the S&P500. Among 23 analysts covering CVS Health ( NYSE:CVS ), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Therefore 30% are positive. Melrose PLC has GBX 2300 highest and GBX 155 lowest target. Below is a list of NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) latest ratings and price target changes. (more...)
Tropical Storm Harvey brings rain and risk of severe weather to Alabama Tropical Storm Harvey brings rain and risk of severe weather to Alabama
- September 01, 2017

Reform is northwest of Tuscaloosa near the MS line. Harvey has weakened to a tropical depression but is still plaguing a large area with rain, wind, and a severe weather threat. Forecasters say heavy rain will begin on Thursday and some locations could get more than 10 inches, though most will get 4-8 inches. Though most of these discreet thunderstorm cells should be moving through in quick fashion today, there is also a concern for localized flooding, especially if more than one line of ... (more...)
Statement by Minister Joly on Eid al-Adha Statement by Minister Joly on Eid al-Adha
- September 01, 2017

It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son Ismaeel, as an act of obedience to God's command. De la Rosa called on all Filipinos to pray in unity despite different religious beliefs in the quest for peace under one country and one nation as embodied in the message of Eid'l al-Adha. (more...)
Isis leader Baghdadi 'probably alive and planning last stand' Isis leader Baghdadi 'probably alive and planning last stand'
- September 01, 2017

Gen. Townsend added that the coward is believed to be hiding in the Middle Euphrates region between Syria and Iraq. There have been several previous reports of Baghdadi's death. "When we find him, I think we'll probably just try to kill him first", Townsend said. "I don't think it's worth going to the trouble of trying to capture him". (more...)
Sotomayor hits up Yankee Stadium's 'Judge's Chambers' Sotomayor hits up Yankee Stadium's 'Judge's Chambers'
- September 01, 2017

Sotomayor was fittingly spotted sitting in the Judge's Chambers - the new fan section named for outfielder Aaron Judge . NY prevailed - by a score of 6 to 2, thank you very much - but, for legal nerds, that wasn't the highlight. "I'm just a player", he said. "They are the greatest fans". If the Yankees go on an extended win streak after this she might have to start showing up more often. (more...)
Kamal Hassan hints at joining Left, says 'saffron' not his colour Kamal Hassan hints at joining Left, says 'saffron' not his colour
- September 01, 2017

Kamal Hasaan on Friday said he has been talking to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and is also meeting other political leaders before making a final call. The actor further said that the issues were more important than the government and people were more important than the government. "Government's should be concerned about the people". (more...)
Oil prices pulled by Harvey, North Korea Oil prices pulled by Harvey, North Korea
- September 01, 2017

With that, gasoline futures headed higher for a third straight day. All told, gasoline futures have surged by 13% since Friday afternoon, before Harvey disrupted a huge chunk of the nation's ability to turn oil into gasoline and other products like jet fuel. (more...)
'Unprecedented, serious and significant threat': Japan's prime minister on North Korea launch 'Unprecedented, serious and significant threat': Japan's prime minister on North Korea launch
- September 01, 2017

Washington negotiated with China, Pyongyang's ally and main trading partner, for a month to reach agreement on the latest sanctions banning exports of coal, iron, lead and seafood. "The wild military acts of the enemies are nothing but the rash act of those taken aback" by North Korea's missile launch as the first military operation in the Pacific, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said. (more...)
Fernando Alonso set for 35-place grid penalty for engine swap Fernando Alonso set for 35-place grid penalty for engine swap
- September 01, 2017

After three years Alonso has little to show for his time with the two legends whose attempts to recreate the success of the late 80s and early 90s have fallen spectacularly flat. "They now have three years of experience and are helped from the outside in the right direction". "So we all want the same thing, to be competitive". (more...)
PM To Send Warship To Pacific Following North Korea Threat PM To Send Warship To Pacific Following North Korea Threat
- September 01, 2017

North Korea's missile programme presents an "unprecedented threat to global security", Theresa May said as she vowed to speed up the implementation of sanctions against Kim Jong Un's regime. After the latest launch Trump said negotiations were "not the answer", tweeting: "The US has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years". (more...)
Dalit Student Who Fought NEET Exam In Supreme Court Found Hanging Dalit Student Who Fought NEET Exam In Supreme Court Found Hanging
- September 01, 2017

The teenager, while challenging NEET before the apex court, had said that she would be able to study medicine if the admission to a medical college was based on her Class XII board exam results. "We have also learned that the victim was depressed as one of her classmates said she had shared her intention of committing suicide", the source added. (more...)
Trump Administration settles lawsuit for first travel ban Trump Administration settles lawsuit for first travel ban
- September 01, 2017

President Trump's first executive order, which denied access into the USA for people from several Muslim-majority countries, birthed series of legal tussles after some people carrying valid visas were denied entry and sent back to their home countries. (more...)
FBR Co Brokerages Give Vera Bradley, a $12.00 PT FBR Co Brokerages Give Vera Bradley, a $12.00 PT
- September 01, 2017

The stock has a consensus recommendation of "Hold" and a consensus price objective of $11.83. Vera Bradley had 18 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Moreover, Quantbot Techs L P has 0.01% invested in Vera Bradley, Inc . Vera Bradley expects to produce between $112 million and $117 million of revenue during the third quarter, down from $126.7 million during the third quarter of 2016. (more...)
Talking is not the answer, says Trump on N Korea Talking is not the answer, says Trump on N Korea
- September 01, 2017

KCNA via ReutersMay's pressure on China echoed those of the current USA administration, which announced a fresh round of sanctions last week targeting Chinese and Russian companies and individuals for supporting North Korea's nuclear development. (more...)