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South Korea braces for possible weekend missile test from the North South Korea braces for possible weekend missile test from the North
- September 13, 2017

The prime minister had a 30-minute phone call with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, with North Korea dominating the conversation. The main opposition Liberty Korea Party is serious about the idea, having adopted a campaign for the reintroduction of United States tactical nukes in the country. (more...)
Toronto hydro crews en route to Florida in wake of Irma Toronto hydro crews en route to Florida in wake of Irma
- September 13, 2017

Power companies from the D.C. metropolitan area have been sending employees to assist, and Dominion Energy said it is contributing more resources to the effort this week. "Our crews are ready and anxious to help our friends to the southeast". Courtesy KY Power -Kentucky Power employees pull out of the Pikeville Service Center on Tuesday to assist Florida utilities in restoring electric service following Hurricane Irma. (more...)
Rohingya violence a 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing,' United Nations rights chief says Rohingya violence a 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing,' United Nations rights chief says
- September 13, 2017

The Myanmar government said 421 people had died. About 200 protesters rallied outside Myanmar's embassy in Malaysia on Friday urging Kuala Lumpur to sever diplomatic ties with Yangon. The committee called on the Pakistan government to engage multilaterally with the global community on the issue, demanding that the government raise the matter of brutalities against the Muslims in the United Nations Human Rights Council. (more...)
Final Applicants Expected Before Arkansas Medical Marijuana Deadline Final Applicants Expected Before Arkansas Medical Marijuana Deadline
- September 13, 2017

An Iowa agency has been advised to halt implementation of a small section in the state's new medical marijuana law amid legal concerns it could invite scrutiny from the federal government. LARA will issue emergency rules to render such businesses "a potential impediment" to its license plan. In the meantime, some board members have signaled that existing dispensaries should have to close in order to qualify. (more...)
No federal charges for officers in Freddie Gray case No federal charges for officers in Freddie Gray case
- September 13, 2017

Now, almost two-and-a-half years later and under the Trump administration, Justice Department investigators have concluded that no charges are warranted, according to the sources. Porter had gone to trial once, but the proceeding ended in a mistrial. The city remains under a consent decree agreed to in the waning days of the Obama administration. (more...)
Eight victims killed by gunman at Cowboys watch party in Plano identified Eight victims killed by gunman at Cowboys watch party in Plano identified
- September 13, 2017

Investigators said Monday the gunman arrived at his former home Sunday at about 8 p.m., armed with multiple weapons. Authorities in North Texas say several people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting at the Plano home. The motive behind the shooting had not been established yet. "Our first responding officer heard gunshots, made entry in the house and confronted the suspect, ultimately shooting and killing the suspect", Officer Tilley said. (more...)
Russia Used Facebook to Promote Anti-refugee Rally in Twin Falls Russia Used Facebook to Promote Anti-refugee Rally in Twin Falls
- September 13, 2017

On Wednesday, Facebook's chief security officer, Alex Stamos, revealed that Russian Federation had "likely" used 470 fake accounts to buy about $100,000 worth of advertising promoting "divisive social and political messages" to Americans. (more...)
Charges Being Considered For Justine Damond's Killer Charges Being Considered For Justine Damond's Killer
- September 13, 2017

Freeman has said he expects to make a decision on charges for Noor before the end of the year. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has wrapped its investigation into the officer-involved shooting that claimed the life of an Australian bride-to-be and have turned it over to prosecutors for their consideration. (more...)
Hurricanes Jose, Katia form within minutes
- September 13, 2017

According to the NHC website www.nhc.noaa .gov/outreach/history/, which the NHC admits doesn't include every noteworthy storm, the last major hurricane to make landfall in the USA was Hurricane Ike in 2008. That's because of the messy winds trailing in Irma's wake, which could interfere with Jose's own wind structure. NOAA stated on Thursday morning that Irma is traveling west-northwestward off the northern coast of Hispaniola - where the nations of the Dominican Republic and Haiti are ... (more...)
Oracle Corporation (ORCL) and Cloudera, Inc. (CLDR) Go Head-to-head Oracle Corporation (ORCL) and Cloudera, Inc. (CLDR) Go Head-to-head
- September 13, 2017

WABCO Holdings Inc.is a supplier of electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical and aerodynamic products for various manufacturers of commercial trucks, buses and trailers, as well as passenger cars. Investors sentiment is 0.95 in 2016 Q4. It has a 30.14 P/E ratio. Its the same as in 2016Q3. It is without change, as 67 investors sold ORCL shares while 585 reduced holdings. (more...)
Iraqi parliament rejects Kurdish independence vote Iraqi parliament rejects Kurdish independence vote
- September 13, 2017

During the session, 204 lawmakers voted rejecting the referendum, while around 30 Kurdish lawmakers withdrew from the session. Also on Tuesday, the Iraqi parliament rejected the Kurdistan Region's independence referendum in a vote that also authorized the Prime Minister to take measures against the Kurdish move. (more...)
Seattle mayor resigns amid mounting sexual abuse allegations Seattle mayor resigns amid mounting sexual abuse allegations
- September 13, 2017

Murray's resignation will take effect at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. In a statement, Mayor Ed Murray said that " while the allegations against me are not true, it is important that my personal issues do not affect the ability of our city government to conduct the public's business ". (more...)
Tiger Cubs Bond at San Diego Zoo Safari Park Tiger Cubs Bond at San Diego Zoo Safari Park
- September 13, 2017

The Bengal tiger cub rescued during a smuggling attempt at the US-Mexico border will be joined Monday by a Sumatran tiger cub at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. The Sumatran cub was born July 11. Her behavior grew more aggressive to the point that she refused to feed the cub and stopped producing milk for him. (more...)
Yes Cancel Remaining Yestival Dates Following Death of Steve Howe's Son Yes Cancel Remaining Yestival Dates Following Death of Steve Howe's Son
- September 13, 2017

Due to the tragic, unexpected death of guitarist Steve Howe's beloved younger son, Virgil , YES regrettably announces... A multi-instrumentalist and singer, Virgil Howe was set to being a United Kingdom tour as the drummer with Little Barrie (best known for its theme song for Better Call Saul ) on Wednesday (September 13). (more...)
North Korea's Development of Nuclear Force Reaches Completion Phase - Envoy North Korea's Development of Nuclear Force Reaches Completion Phase - Envoy
- September 13, 2017

The 15-member Council, including permanent members Russian Federation and the USA, unanimously passed the sanctions resolution on Monday banning textile exports and capping fuel imports. In August, The Washington Post reported that North Korea unexpectedly broke through a major hurdle in its nuclear-missile program after it was able to marry a miniaturized nuclear warhead with a missile. (more...)
Dominican Woman Testifies Menendez Helped Her With Visa Dominican Woman Testifies Menendez Helped Her With Visa
- September 13, 2017

Defense attorneys want to show Menendez's involvement in the visa applications was something he did normally and that the women received visas on merit. On cross examination, however, Lopes acknowledged that it was common for Menendez to advocate on behalf of visa applicants he knew personally or as constituents or acquaintances. (more...)
South African employers set for modest hiring in Q4 South African employers set for modest hiring in Q4
- September 13, 2017

After a slowdown over the past three quarters, hiring in India is expected to improve in the third quarter of the current fiscal, according to a survey by the ManpowerGroup. James Hick, ManpowerGroup Solutions Managing Director: "This is the first time in over a year that public sector hiring plans have been in positive territory". (more...)
Share Performance in View for Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) Share Performance in View for Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM)
- September 13, 2017

It has underperformed by 18.19% the S&P500. S Squared Technology Llc decreased Lifelock Inc. The market capitalization of Newmont Mining Corporation is at $20.53 Billion. Despite the fact Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES) was trading at volume above average, prior 52-week high was $63.67 and surged 20.39% over the same period, trading at a volume of 1.38 million. (more...)
Irma Leaves 6.5 Million Florida Utility Customers in the Dark Irma Leaves 6.5 Million Florida Utility Customers in the Dark
- September 13, 2017

Rough surf churned up buy the approaching hurricane damage the docks at Whale harbour in the Florida Keys as winds and rain from the outer bands of Hurricane Irma arrive in Islamorada, Florida, Sep. Storm surge: Large portions of Marco Island were flooded by a 3- to 4-foot storm surge, said Chris Bowden, spokesman for the Marco Island Fire Department. (more...)
Clinton: Trump's speech was 'cry from white nationalist gut' Clinton: Trump's speech was 'cry from white nationalist gut'
- September 13, 2017

Clinton already is taking some criticism - complete with mockery from late-night television hosts - for planning book-tour stops in the Great Lakes and Midwestern states that ultimately cost her the election. "I regret handing Trump a political gift with my "deplorables" comment", she explains, but later defends the sentiment itself: "Too many of Trump's core supporters do hold views that I find - there's no other word for it - deplorable". (more...)

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