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N Korea to be 'destroyed' if behaviour continues N Korea to be 'destroyed' if behaviour continues
- September 21, 2017

In a comment that raised eyebrows, Haley also said she has "no problem" kicking the conflict with the rogue nation to General James Mattis' way because the defense secretary has plenty of option in his playbook. President Donald Trump and his top national security advisers said Friday there are military options available for dealing with the North Korea crisis , despite some experts and former Trump allies saying that there are no good options for the region. (more...)
UConn students to rally against GOP budget UConn students to rally against GOP budget
- September 21, 2017

His decision will continue the state's ongoing budget impasse and all but ensures drastic cuts to municipal aid beginning next week. When the month of September began, it was the third month in which CT lacked a two-year budget for the new fiscal year that began on July 1. (more...)
Sociedad Quimica y Minera SA (NYSE:SQM) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume Sociedad Quimica y Minera SA (NYSE:SQM) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
- September 21, 2017

With the move the stock is now valued at $3.87. Shares last traded at $59.87 a great deal higher than $46.23, the 50 day moving average and impressively higher than the 200 day moving average of $37.96. HSBC downgraded it to "Hold" rating and $19 target in Tuesday, November 17 report. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital on Friday, February 3 to "Overweight". (more...)
UPS will hire about 95000 extra workers for holiday season UPS will hire about 95000 extra workers for holiday season
- September 21, 2017

Macy's plans to hire more temps for distribution centers and warehouses, but overall holiday hiring will fall almost 4 percent from a year ago. BidaskClub upgraded shares of United Parcel Service from a "strong sell" rating to a " sell" rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. (more...)
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin addresses not playing James Harrison Steelers coach Mike Tomlin addresses not playing James Harrison
- September 21, 2017

They can get the ball out of hands in the midst of pressure. We played him when he was a young guy. The Steelers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing less than 15 points in the previous game, 6-1-1 in their last 8 games following a win by more than 14 points, and 5-2 in their last 7 road games. (more...)
Magnitude 6.1 natural disaster strikes off the coast of Japan Magnitude 6.1 natural disaster strikes off the coast of Japan
- September 21, 2017

As of this writing, there have not been any reports of damage or tsunami warnings, but the quake hit at 2:37 a.m. local time, and the story is still developing. The plant's power supply was disabled during the catastrophe, preventing the cooling of the nuclear reactors and causing one of them to stop working. (more...)
Victor of $338 Powerball jackpot charged with child sex abuse Victor of $338 Powerball jackpot charged with child sex abuse
- September 21, 2017

According to NJ.com , Pedro Quezada of Wayne, was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child. "It will not change my heart". At the time he told reporters , "I felt pure joy and happiness because I can help my family". Eight months later, Quezada's ex-girlfriend Ines Sanchez, sued him for a portion of the jackpot, arguing that the man purchased the winning lottery ticket with money earned jointly by the couple. (more...)
A North Korean Defector Describes Life Under Kim Jong A North Korean Defector Describes Life Under Kim Jong
- September 21, 2017

And now Hee Yeon Lim, a 26-year-old defector from Pyongyang (North Korea's capital), has explained what it's like living under the dictator's regime - including public executions, his teen sex slaves and his lavish lunches. Hee Yeon - who has met the terrifying despot - also told how he would gorge on imported delicacies like caviar and Chinese "Bird's Nest Soup" which can cost £2,000-a-kilo. (more...)
Trump made decision on Iran nuclear deal but does not reveal it Trump made decision on Iran nuclear deal but does not reveal it
- September 21, 2017

President Donald Trump hinted before the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday that a tough US stance on the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal is likely to materialize in the coming month. "Tillerson would be at or near the bottom of the list of secretaries of state, not just in the post-Second World War world but in the record of U.S. (more...)
Pakistan, US agree to stay engaged as PM Abbasi meets Mike Pence Pakistan, US agree to stay engaged as PM Abbasi meets Mike Pence
- September 21, 2017

She termed the progress made at the meeting as an "ice-breaker". She said it was agreed that the United States would send a delegation to Pakistan in October, a move that many experts regarded as a positive step. Abbasi's office said, "Both sides agreed to work together to carry forward the relationship which has been a historic partnership for the last seven decades". (more...)
Senator Calls Jimmy Kimmel Claims "Absolute Garbage"; Obama Calls GOP Efforts "Aggravating"
- September 21, 2017

On his show Tuesday night, the late-night host eviscerated Cassidy and the bill. The new Bill would let states decide how to use federal money to help people get health coverage and would end Obamacare's requirements that individuals obtain health insurance and that most employers provide it to workers. (more...)
NWS: Tropical storm watch canceled as Jose weakens NWS: Tropical storm watch canceled as Jose weakens
- September 21, 2017

The biggest impact of Jose so far was the whipping wind gusts, causing flags to wave crazily. Tropical Storm Jose is losing strength, but marching on. However, a storm surge of 1 to 3 feet may occur Wednesday and Wednesday night , above already high astronomical tides, for both south and east facing coastlines. (more...)
No Rohingya refugees in Sri Lanka, Ministry affirms
- September 21, 2017

India´s Supreme Court on Monday began hearing a plea challenging a government decision to deport up to 40,000 Muslim Rohingya who have fled Myanmar, a lawyer said. He also said that the matter would be taken up with the Indian government and reminded India of a United Nations dictum, according to which refugees can not be deported. (more...)
Hurricane Maria causes major damage in Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria causes major damage in Puerto Rico
- September 21, 2017

Zinc roofs were already flying and windows were breaking as the storm approached before dawn, with almost 900,000 people without power and one tree falling on an ambulance. We're constantly checking the news, social media and sort of we're prepared to help in the reconstruction right after this hurricane passes through. That call, along with a Facebook post from her cousin, is all she has to go on as she worries about her loved ones. (more...)
Earthquake, magnitude 6.1, strikes south of New Zealand Earthquake, magnitude 6.1, strikes south of New Zealand
- September 21, 2017

The United States Geological Survey ( USGS ) said the quake was at a shallow depth of 10km. A seismologist said that the two quakes, which were only an hour apart, says that they were not linked to the ones that have hit Mexico - according to the Daily Mail . (more...)
Trump praises non-existent African country in speech to African leaders Trump praises non-existent African country in speech to African leaders
- September 21, 2017

The bulk of Trump's remarks struck a positive tone on continental efforts to promote "prosperity and peace on a range of economic, humanitarian and security issues". Trump also announced he's interested in boosting American investment to create jobs in Africa. The outlook is bright. "Africa has tremendous business potential", Trump continued, while hosting the leaders of Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda during the United Nations ... (more...)
US Again Threatens Force to Halt North Korea Weapons Program US Again Threatens Force to Halt North Korea Weapons Program
- September 21, 2017

After the new sanctions were imposed Monday, North Korea called for the Security Council to be broken up, accusing it of being a "tool of evil" working for the United States. In her interview on CNN, Haley said Trump would not want to harm an investigation but was "emotional and passionate" about what happened in the UK. (more...)
UNSC reform a priority for Donald Trump administration: Nikki Haley UNSC reform a priority for Donald Trump administration: Nikki Haley
- September 21, 2017

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "will take care of it". China's Ambassador to the United States had a similiar message after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on September 14 called for more "direct actions" by Beijing and Moscow against North Korea . (more...)
Mattis hints at secret 'kinetic' military options for North Korea
- September 21, 2017

Mattis said he discussed with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo the issue of reintroducing tactical nuclear weapons to South Korea to counter North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile threats. "You see it as a primary effort of the United Nations General Assembly meetings going on this week in NY", he said. "He will speak in extremely tough terms about the North Korean menace and the threat it poses to our security and the security of all the nations in that room", a White House ... (more...)
Two more men arrested over London tube bomb Two more men arrested over London tube bomb
- September 21, 2017

The news came as fresh CCTV footage that appears to show the Parsons Green bomb suspect on his way to plant his homemade device, was discovered. She added it was "too early" to say whether those responsible for the Parsons Green bombing were known to the authorities. (more...)