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Louis Canceled by Protests Louis Canceled by Protests
- September 18, 2017

Demonstrators had earlier marched through a shopping center in the Des Peres suburb, blocking a major road. Ed Sheeran has cancelled a sold-out gig in the U.S. There were 23 arrests before 6 p.m. and an unknown number of additional arrests after that. "In light of this information, we can not in good conscience risk our fans' safety by proceeding with tonight's concert", the statement read. (more...)
Sens. Collins, King in the spotlight on latest Obamacare repeal attempt Sens. Collins, King in the spotlight on latest Obamacare repeal attempt
- September 18, 2017

The measure from Sens. "The proposal removes the decisions from Washington and gives states significant latitude over how the dollars are used to best take care of the unique health care needs of the patients in each state", the senators said. (more...)
Search resumes for missing motorist who disappeared during Amber Alert Search resumes for missing motorist who disappeared during Amber Alert
- September 18, 2017

The boy's mother was found dead in the family home. The Sûreté du Québec resumed its search Monday morning for Yvon Lacasse, a 71-year-old man who has been missing since his auto was stolen at a highway rest area in Lachute during last Friday's Amber Alert. (more...)
Merkel's coalition plans threatened by party bickering Merkel's coalition plans threatened by party bickering
- September 18, 2017

The poll of 1,383 voters, conducted from September 12 to September 14, also showed that 39 percent of those surveyed were still unsure how they would vote . Not to mention the time it would take to draw up a coalition agreement. Next weekend's election is likely to fracture the political landscape, installing up to six parties in parliament, including the far-left " Die Linke " and anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD). (more...)
Trump Offers Support for UN Reform Trump Offers Support for UN Reform
- September 18, 2017

President Donald Trump made his first remarks to the United National General Assembly on Monday. While leaders and diplomats are also due to meet on longer-running crises including Libya, Syria, South Sudan, Mali, Central African Republic, Yemen and Iraq, a last-minute addition has been Myanmar, where the United Nations has branded violence against Rohingya Muslims as "ethnic cleansing". (more...)
Maria Becomes Category 2, Puerto Rico Braces for Direct Hit Maria Becomes Category 2, Puerto Rico Braces for Direct Hit
- September 18, 2017

Maria was about 410 miles (655 km) east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles islands with maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour at 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT), the NHC said . If the estimates hold, this will be the second most costly year for hurricane damage since 1980 behind 2005, when a record 28 storms formed in the Atlantic and Katrina devastated New Orleans, according to the U.S. (more...)
Attempt to poison drinking water of madrasa run by Hamid Ansari's wife Attempt to poison drinking water of madrasa run by Hamid Ansari's wife
- September 18, 2017

When contacted, Ms. Salma Ansari said, "I am shocked over the cowardly attempt to harm innocent children". Giving details of the incident, madrassa warden Junaid Siddiqui said, "One of our students, Mohammad Afzal, who stays in the hostel, went to drink water from a common water tap on Friday evening". (more...)
NKorea threatens to complete nuclear program amid USA sanctions NKorea threatens to complete nuclear program amid USA sanctions
- September 18, 2017

The U.S. jets few alongside four South Korean F-15K jet fighters as part of "routine" training, the statement said, adding that the allies would continue such exercises to "improve their joint operation capabilities against contingencies". Meeting with reporters at an event at the Chinese embassy in Washington to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the People's Republic of China's foundation, Ambassador Cui Tiankai responded to calls in South Korea and Japan for the deployment of tactical ... (more...)
Goa To Ban Consuming Liquor In Public Places By October End Goa To Ban Consuming Liquor In Public Places By October End
- September 18, 2017

In a unique exercise across 400 schools, the Government has encouraged students to bring plastic and non-biodegradable waste from their household to the schools, from where it is being collected by Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) for treatment. (more...)
Final phase of local elections underway in Nepal Final phase of local elections underway in Nepal
- September 18, 2017

Observers are split on whether the large national parties or local ethnically-affiliated parties will perform strongest in the final round of the local polls. Protests kicked off after a new constitution was passed in 2015 - almost a decade after the end of the brutal Maoist insurgency - with ethnic minority groups saying the charter left them politically marginalised. (more...)
Eight dead at Florida nursing home Eight dead at Florida nursing home
- September 18, 2017

The governor said he's directed state officials to issue an emergency moratorium to prevent the facility from admitting new patients. A spokesman for Scott's office, John Tupps , said "every call made to the governor from facility management was referred to the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health and quickly returned". (more...)
Dhaka protests Myanmar airspace violation amid Rohingya crisis Dhaka protests Myanmar airspace violation amid Rohingya crisis
- September 18, 2017

The Rohingya have fled from western Rakhine state to neighbouring Bangladesh to escape a military offensive that has raised questions about Myanmar's transition to civilian rule under the leadership of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. "We are concerned with what is happening". "The humanitarian situation.is catastrophic". The ARSA says it is fighting for the rights of Rohingya and has denied links to foreign Islamists. (more...)
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
- September 18, 2017

HD Supply Holdings Inc (HDS) has $6.15B valuation. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $53.53. About 2,000 shares traded. (NYSE:TMO). Addenda owns 96,223 shares or 1.06% of their U.S. portfolio. Generation Inv Limited Liability Partnership has invested 4.01% in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc . (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Rips Hollywood For Politicizing The Emmys Kellyanne Conway Rips Hollywood For Politicizing The Emmys
- September 18, 2017

Before actress Kate McKinnon won the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, she was on the red carpet with "Extra's" Mario Lopez. "I'm happy for him". Host Stephen Colbert kicked off the night with a monologue in which he jokingly blamed the academy for Trump's election and suggested if he had won an award for "The Apprentice" he might never have left television. (more...)
Pakistan PM to attend UNGA session next week Pakistan PM to attend UNGA session next week
- September 18, 2017

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that a reported U.S. move to downgrade its relations with Pakistan will devalue Islamabad's efforts to fight terrorism. It comes after United States president Donald Trump lashed out at Pakistan for harbouring "agents of chaos" as he introduced a new Afghanistan strategy last month . (more...)
May hopes to boost Bombardier on trade mission to Canada May hopes to boost Bombardier on trade mission to Canada
- September 18, 2017

Theresa May will hold talks today with Justin Trudeau , the prime minister of Canada, to try to head off a trade dispute threatening thousands of British jobs. Speaking ahead of her visit, May said: "When we come together and work as one to project our shared values on the world stage, we form a powerful union". (more...)
United States bombers, fighter jets in bombing drill over Korean peninsula - South Korea United States bombers, fighter jets in bombing drill over Korean peninsula - South Korea
- September 18, 2017

The United States with its allies Japan and South Korea flew fighter jets and bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force against President Kim Jong Un's regime after it fired an intercontinental ballistic missile over Japan last week, the USA military said on Monday. (more...)
Advice to Trump Lawyers: Keep Voices Down at Lunch Advice to Trump Lawyers: Keep Voices Down at Lunch
- September 18, 2017

New York Times reporter Kenneth Vogel, who overheard the conversation, tweeted a photo of Cobb and Dowd at the next table from him at the restaurant. Cobb, sporting his unmistakable handlebar moustache, told the president's personal attorney John Dowd that McGahn had "a couple of documents locked in a safe" that he meant to withhold from special counsel Robert Mueller . (more...)
Shanghai Electric, ACWA win 700-MW CSP tender in Dubai Shanghai Electric, ACWA win 700-MW CSP tender in Dubai
- September 18, 2017

Consortium of contractors Acwa Power from Saudi Arabia and Shanghai Power from China won the tender for the construction of the power plant. The ACWA-led consortium bid to supply electricity to Dubai for US$.073 per kilowatt hour, said the company. (more...)
Man accused of chasing daughter while wearing clown masking as punishment Man accused of chasing daughter while wearing clown masking as punishment
- September 18, 2017

Police said someone called them for help after a scared, young child ran into an apartment while she was being chased by her father, who was wearing a clown mask. The man donned a clown mask to "discipline" his daughter. Barrett said his daughter was having behavioral issues, but he made a decision to scare her as discipline instead of spanking because of what her mother did, the report said. (more...)

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