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Yet another tropical storm forms; this one is named Katia Yet another tropical storm forms; this one is named Katia
- September 13, 2017

Earlier in the day, Katia was slightly nearer to the Mexican coast, and at about 10 p.m. CDT (0300 GMT) was moving east-southeast at around 2 miles per hour (4 kph), the centre said. Jose is located to the east of Hurricane Irma, which is a powerful and risky storm heading toward Antigua and perhaps the United States. The hurricane center says Katia is expected to stay offshore through Friday morning. (more...)
Workload: Primary teaching hours up by more than a third, OECD finds Workload: Primary teaching hours up by more than a third, OECD finds
- September 13, 2017

With Israel's mandatory early childhood education program beginning at age three, Israel and the United Kingdom had the highest enrollment of three-year-olds, reported to be 100%, compared to the OECD average of 78%. It also showed that the baseline salary, before tax, of a secondary school teacher with 10 years of experience was around £33,233, lower than in 13 other places. (more...)
China urges N.Korea to 'take seriously' bid to halt nuclear program China urges N.Korea to 'take seriously' bid to halt nuclear program
- September 13, 2017

Under the measure, countries are authorized to inspect ships suspected of carrying banned North Korean cargo but must first seek the consent of the flag-state. North Korean soldiers salute at Munsu Hill in Pyongyang , North Korea to mark the 69th anniversary of the country's founding Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (more...)
Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall near Tecolutla, Mexico Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall near Tecolutla, Mexico
- September 13, 2017

In preparation for the storms, particularly the very risky Hurricane Irma , several corporate entities, such as, the Ritz Carlton and American Airlines , have taken precautionary measures. The National Hurricane Center says Irma made landfall on the Camaguey Archipelago of Cuba late Friday and has maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour. (more...)
India rejects United Nations human rights chief's criticism on Rohingya Muslim refugees India rejects United Nations human rights chief's criticism on Rohingya Muslim refugees
- September 13, 2017

Chander, permanent representative of India to United Nations, added that individual incidents were being "extrapolated" to paint a broader societal situation. Responding to comments made by the UN Human Rights Commission about cow vigilante attacks and last week's murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh , India's representative claimed "individual incidents are being extrapolated to suggest a broader societal situation". (more...)
Trump courting Democrats on tax reform
- September 13, 2017

Time is running out on a GOP-only Obamacare repeal bill, however. Heller said he has faith there will be a tax reform bill passed by Christmas. Democrats tend not to argue about the issue, but Republicans do. Paul Ryan , hours before the deal was reached, said a 3-month debt limit extension was "disgraceful" and "unworkable". (more...)
EU Continues to Request Humanitarian Access to Myanmar: Ambassador EU Continues to Request Humanitarian Access to Myanmar: Ambassador
- September 13, 2017

Communal tensions appeared to be rising across Myanmar on Monday after two weeks of violence in Rakhine state that have triggered an exodus of about 300,000 Rohingya Muslims , prompting the government to tighten security at Buddhist pagodas. (more...)
Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train deadline advanced to 2022: Piyush Goyal Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train deadline advanced to 2022: Piyush Goyal
- September 13, 2017

He further said that it was the goodwill of the PM that was instrumental in India getting such cheap loan from Japan for the bullet train. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes that Indian engineers have the capability and our workers have the efficiency to complete it a year earlier", he told reporters. (more...)
EU, Britain delay next round of Brexit talks because of May speech EU, Britain delay next round of Brexit talks because of May speech
- September 13, 2017

It is the sixth position paper by the Government in its talks with Brussels . But the Government said the new paper shows its continuing commitment to European security. "This is why, in addition to stronger relations with EU member states, we also envisage a strong UK-EU partnership on foreign and defence policy following our departure". (more...)
Are Yankees going to win another at Rays? MLB Predictions 9/12/17 Are Yankees going to win another at Rays? MLB Predictions 9/12/17
- September 13, 2017

This is hardly the first time the Yankees have played at a ballpark the Mets called home. "They want to get back and see their homes and check on whatever they left behind". It was the 14th homer allowed in 24 starts this season by Gray. "We're just praying for them and hopefully everybody comes out safe and sound". Clint Frazier started in left field. (more...)
Cramer: The markets' relief over North Korea is premature Cramer: The markets' relief over North Korea is premature
- September 13, 2017

As for energy, it caps Pyongyang's imports of crude oil at the level of the last 12 months, and it limits the import of refined petroleum products to 2 million barrels a year. Textiles were North Korea's second-biggest export after coal and other minerals in 2016, totalling $752 million, according to data from the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency. (more...)
Trump says military action against North Korea 'not inevitable' Trump says military action against North Korea 'not inevitable'
- September 13, 2017

The new draft also softens its language on foreign workers and other issues. The Security Council vote is expected on Monday early evening ET. Jin Qiangyi, a professor at the Center for North and South Korean Studies at Yanbian University, said cutting off North Korea's oil supply was could mean "trouble" for China . (more...)
UN Security Council imposes tough sanctions on North Korea UN Security Council imposes tough sanctions on North Korea
- September 13, 2017

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told the BBC: "The reckless behaviour of North Korea is a global threat and requires a global response, and that of course also includes NATO". "My sense is they believe that they don't have time for a delicate diplomatic dance", he said in a telephone interview on Friday. "Make no mistake about it, our firmness today is our best antidote to the risk of war, to the risk of confrontation, and our firmness today is our best tool for a political solution ... (more...)
Wisconsin Senate Approves $3 Billion for Foxconn Wisconsin Senate Approves $3 Billion for Foxconn
- September 13, 2017

A recent analysis by the Legislature's nonpartisan fiscal bureau estimated it would take 25 years for state coffers to realize a return on the tax credits. Mayor John Antaramian wrote to Gov. Scott Walker on Monday that the legislative bill being considered for Foxconn doesn't do enough to address state laws making it hard for the city to support the project. (more...)
Hurricane Jose Spaghetti Models Reveal Loop Near Florida Hurricane Jose Spaghetti Models Reveal Loop Near Florida
- September 13, 2017

The system is about 435 miles north-northeast of Grand Turk Island, and about 655 miles north-northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico . Given the uncertainty of its path, a rep for the National Hurricane Center says "right now there is no concern for any land" so "no one needs to be freaking out about Jose", per the Miami Herald . (more...)
Massachusetts AG Healey to sue credit reporting firm Equifax Massachusetts AG Healey to sue credit reporting firm Equifax
- September 13, 2017

Since cybercriminals may have accessed what Ulzheimer calls the "crown jewels of information" at Equifax , he also suggests putting a long term freeze on your credit . Go the 3 credit bureau websites: Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion . The lawsuit notes Equifax has offered complimentary identity theft protection, but it expires in a year, forcing customers to pay about $20 per month to keep the service. (more...)
Two More Hurricanes Approach In The Atlantic Two More Hurricanes Approach In The Atlantic
- September 13, 2017

A hurricane watch was issued for Antigua and Barbuda, devastated by Irma on Tuesday night and Wednesday. Meanwhile, Irma is now headed toward the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Turks and Caicos and Cuba, and is expected to reach Florida on Sunday, according to ABC News . (more...)
OIC urges Myanmar to allow probe into Rohingya Muslims' killings OIC urges Myanmar to allow probe into Rohingya Muslims' killings
- September 13, 2017

United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein on Monday flayed any attempts by India to deport Rohingyas to Myanmar when the ethnic minority community is facing violence in their country. The violence was triggered on August 25 when an ethnic Rohingya insurgent group attacked police posts in Myanmar and security forces retaliated. According to Myanmar, security forces are carrying out clearance operations to defend against ARSA, which the government has declared a terrorist ... (more...)
US Proposes Military Ties With Myanmar Amid Rohingya Crisis US Proposes Military Ties With Myanmar Amid Rohingya Crisis
- September 13, 2017

An editorial in Sena mouthpiece Saamana Monday also lashed out at sections of the Muslim community in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, for hitting the streets last Friday to protest atrocities on Rohingya Muslims. Since the 1970s, a number of crackdowns on Rohingya in Rakhine State have forced hundreds of thousands to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh, as well as Malaysia, Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries. (more...)
North Dakota soybean production up, corn down North Dakota soybean production up, corn down
- September 13, 2017

If realized, soybean production would be record high, topping the previous record of 4.307 billion bushels in 2016. Due to increasing supply and falling use, USDA said corn ending stocks are up 62 million bushels when compared to last month's estimates. (more...)

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