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Trump strikes conciliatory tone in first United Nations foray Trump strikes conciliatory tone in first United Nations foray
- September 19, 2017

But, he added, the challenge is for the United Nations, which recently passed a resolution imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea , to help avoid conflict. The president has bilateral meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday. Heads of governments and states of 193 countries who arrived in NY to attend the 72nd session of UN General Assembly joined the meeting held at the UN Headquarters (UNHQ). (more...)
Marriage debate being hijacked: Dutton
- September 20, 2017

The paperwork for the marriage survey started going out last week, and seven days on, a bunch of people have received their letters and quickly sent back their letters - but many haven't yet. "It's OK to vote no", Senator Fierravanti-Wells said, reflecting the No campaign slogan. Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull , a strong supporter of gay marriage, defended the right of a church to refuse to marry a young couple who had posted support for same-sex unions on social media. (more...)
Ruling Party Urges Peaceful Resolution of N. Korean Nuclear Issue Ruling Party Urges Peaceful Resolution of N. Korean Nuclear Issue
- September 20, 2017

Gardner recently introduced legislation that would impose a US economic embargo against any entity that does business with North Korea. North Korea's sitting ambassador to the country Pak Chun II, was already blacklisted by the United Nations in response to North Korea's 5th nuclear test in last September. (more...)
Olsen breaks foot in Panthers' win Olsen breaks foot in Panthers' win
- September 20, 2017

Even Tyrod Taylor seemed to think that the last play of the game was Jones' fault. "He is a young player". Now he will miss what he described as "a lot of games". "I have all of the confidence and trust and belief in these guys", said Peppers, who has 146 career sacks. "It was hot out there", McDermott said. - With wide receiver Brandon Tate inactive, kickoff and punt returns were handled by Kaelin Clay , the wideout acquired in a trade with the Panthers for cornerback Kevon Seymour. (more...)
TN Governor's actions are controlled by Centre: MK Stalin TN Governor's actions are controlled by Centre: MK Stalin
- September 19, 2017

Stalin accused Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao on Tuesday stating that the latter's action is controlled by the Centre. The AIADMK split after Jayalalithaa aide V Sasikala took the reins of the party in February and handpicked Edappadi Palanisami as chief minister, removing rebel leader O Panneerselvam. (more...)
Salman does the 'Tan Tana Tan' dance again-this time with Jacqueline Salman does the 'Tan Tana Tan' dance again-this time with Jacqueline
- September 20, 2017

It has Varun Dhawan stepping into Salman's shoes for the iconic characters Raja and Prem. The Central Board of Film Certification has asked Dhawan to get an NOC from Alia to retain the scene. But the CBFC was adamant. We wonder what Alia and others would have to say about this. Well, the board can sometimes be cranky. The actress who will be seen in the movie Judwaa 2 shares a cute and amusing video with Salman Khan on the song " Tan Tana Tan " from her upcoming movie along with ... (more...)
Dirty money: who flushed €90000 down the loo in Geneva? Dirty money: who flushed €90000 down the loo in Geneva?
- September 19, 2017

The possibility of money laundering is only heightened when you consider that the €500 notes are due to be withdrawn by the European Central Bank next year due to fears that they are being used most often for illegal activities. The bills appeared to have been cut with scissors, Bloomberg reported. "We are not so interested in the motive but we want to be sure of the origin of the money", Vincent Derouand, of the Geneva prosecutor's office, told Sky News . (more...)
Hillary Clinton teared up watching Kate McKinnon's 'SNL' tribute Hillary Clinton teared up watching Kate McKinnon's 'SNL' tribute
- September 19, 2017

As she sang, it seemed like she was fighting back tears. "Listening, so was I", Clinton wrote in her book. While Clinton may not have attended the Emmys to see McKinnon win the award, another former White House staff member was there: Sean Spicer. (more...)
Terreno Realty Corporation (NYSE:TRNO) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume Terreno Realty Corporation (NYSE:TRNO) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
- September 19, 2017

Green Brick Partners Inc (NASDAQ:GRBK) has risen 50.21% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 30.84% the S&P500. Investors are feeling more bullish on Getty Realty Corporation of late as indicated by the fall in short interest. (more...)
Minnesota teen who died at North Dakota State dorm ID'd Minnesota teen who died at North Dakota State dorm ID'd
- September 20, 2017

The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation is handling this case and we will update you with information as we receive it. The boy, who has not yet been named, was not now enrolled as an NDSU student as indicated by preliminary investigation. (more...)
Councilors expect to consider a resolution Monday creating Indigenous Peoples Day Councilors expect to consider a resolution Monday creating Indigenous Peoples Day
- September 20, 2017

Italian-Americans opposed the proposal in Portland. "Columbus represented the beginning of the genocidal policies against our people", said Maulian Dana Smith, an ambassador for the Penobscot Nation. Durham councilors considered calling it "The Age of Exploration and Indigenous Peoples' Day", but then voted to eliminate the first part. With the move, Portland becomes the latest municipality in ME to replace Columbus Day, joining the towns of Belfast , Bangor , Brunswick and Orono. (more...)
Pistorius Murder Case Set for Appeal by State Pistorius Murder Case Set for Appeal by State
- September 19, 2017

The 29-year-old runner shot Steenkamp through a bathroom door at his home in Pretoria on Valentine's Day 2013. A court later found Pistorius guilty of murder after a state appeal and re-sentenced him to six years in prison for the new conviction. (more...)
23-year-old man charged in Baton Rouge killings 23-year-old man charged in Baton Rouge killings
- September 19, 2017

L'Jean McKneely told reporters Tuesday. Police said shell casings from the shootings linked the two slayings and a auto belonging to Gleason fit the description of the vehicle police were looking for. Baton Rouge's Bicentennial year, Visit Baton Rouge in collaboration with the Louisiana Office of Tourism and 225 Magazine are releasing the Baton Rouge Bicentennial Postcards. (more...)
Mumbai Rains: Amidst heavy downpour, Twitterati shower most amusing tweets Mumbai Rains: Amidst heavy downpour, Twitterati shower most amusing tweets
- September 19, 2017

Staff at Mumbai International Airport, India's second busiest, diverted four flights and shut down operations for about half an hour as the downpour cut visibility, a spokeswoman said. On August 29, the metropolis received more than 300 mm rainfall, crippling the transport services and throwing normal life out of gear. The downpour, which started in the (Tuesday) afternoon, was accompanied by thunder and lightning. (more...)
Maria now a hurricane following Irma's path Maria now a hurricane following Irma's path
- September 19, 2017

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Maria had maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour in the early evening. Irma, also a Category 5 hurricane, left around 40 people dead in the Caribbean before churning west and pounding Florida, where the death toll stood at 50 yesterday. (more...)
U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill
- September 19, 2017

Spooked by two missiles that flew over Japan in just over two weeks, schools are scrambling to find ways to help their students seek shelter should North Korea lob a missile in the direction of Japan during school hours. "We should clearly show the big power chauvinists how our state attain [s] the goal of completing its nuclear force despite their limitless sanctions and blockade", Kim was quoted as saying Saturday by the state-run Korean Central News Agency. (more...)
Honda to Add 300 Jobs, Invest $267 Million to Support Ohio Manufacturing Honda to Add 300 Jobs, Invest $267 Million to Support Ohio Manufacturing
- September 19, 2017

Honda is on track to sell about 330,000 Accords this year, with deliveries down 4.5 percent through August compared with the same period last year. What's more, 300 new jobs will be created in the process. The 2018 model has a more streamlined look and Honda Sensing technology that includes safety features such as line departure warnings, adaptive cruise control and traffic sign recognition that allows the auto to detect and read road signs like speed limits, according to Steve Rodriguez, ... (more...)
Total buys 23% interest in Eren Renewable Energy Total buys 23% interest in Eren Renewable Energy
- September 19, 2017

It has more than 600 clients across Europe and is forecasting revenues of over €350mn in 2017; the deal is expected to close in 4Q2017. "It's a sensible deal, and Total also has the benefit of paying out a dividend yield of around 5.5 percent", said Clairinvest fund manager Ion-Marc Valahu, who owns Total shares. (more...)
Grenfell: Investigate individuals over fire, say police Grenfell: Investigate individuals over fire, say police
- September 19, 2017

The smallest remains found have been children's teeth. " I can't tell you how personally devastating these reports of thefts are, for the victims, for me and everyone involved in the investigation who is working so hard ", McCormack said. (more...)
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets with Bibi in NY
- September 19, 2017

Earlier, el-Sisi met with Mahmoud Abbas and discussed the peace process as well as the reconciliation between the Palestinian factions. The Egyptian presidency said in a statement: "Al-Sisi today received in New York, Netanyahu in the presence of Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri, and Khaled Fawzi, head of the General Intelligence, and General Abbas Kamel, director of the office of the President". (more...)