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Kremlin Says Morgan Freeman Is 'Victim of Stress' Kremlin Says Morgan Freeman Is 'Victim of Stress'
- September 21, 2017

He said in the video that the United States was "at war" and "came under attack by the Russian government", calling on the USA president to "tell us the truth". In the video, Freeman said: "We are at war". The U.S.is carrying out three Congressional investigations and an independent special counsel probe into allegations that Russian Federation influenced the 2016 presidential election in support of President Donald Trump. (more...)
SEC says its corporate filing system was hacked SEC says its corporate filing system was hacked
- September 21, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission admitted the breach in a statement posted Wednesday on its website. Hackers exploited that vulnerability, resulting in "access to nonpublic information", he said. Last year, the security risk benchmarking firm SecurityScorecard ranked federal, state and local governments last among 17 major industries and institutions it examined for cybersecurity, highlighting outdated software and slow or inadequate deployment of critical updates. (more...)
European Parliament's top Brexit link to meet Northern Ireland leaders European Parliament's top Brexit link to meet Northern Ireland leaders
- September 21, 2017

At the other end of the constitutional spectrum, the Northern Ireland leader of Sinn Féin - the Province's second-largest party - told Mr Verhofstadt that it would be "disastrous for the island of Ireland" if Northern Ireland left the single market and the customs union. (more...)
SSB man killed, another injured in Banihal firing SSB man killed, another injured in Banihal firing
- September 21, 2017

South Asia's second largest tunnel. The incident took place at around 7.15 pm and the police is investigating the cause of the firing, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Ramban, Mohan Lal told PTI . He said one of the injured SSB man died and another was shifted to hospital for treatment. The firing continued for about one hour 45 minutes. The injured has been hurt by a blunt object and has lost most of his teeth and the slain man has a point blank range fire. (more...)
Time for talks with North Korea over: Japan Time for talks with North Korea over: Japan
- September 21, 2017

North Korea will address the U.N. General Assembly on Friday. The resolution is nothing more than the beginning. Those remarks were directed apparently at Russian Federation and China, which have provided North Korea with economic lifelines for decades despite officially opposing the nuclear weapons program. (more...)
KDOR shooting suspect owed $400000 in taxes KDOR shooting suspect owed $400000 in taxes
- September 21, 2017

Initially, the shooting was reported to have occurred at the DMV, which neighbors the department of revenue building. Wichita Police spokesman Charley Davidson told reporters that a 35-year-old employee was shot multiple times Tuesday before the gunman fled the scene. (more...)
Police make additional arrests in connection with London subway bombing Police make additional arrests in connection with London subway bombing
- September 21, 2017

But she warned the Parsons Green investigation was "still an ongoing operation". A severe terror threat level means that an attack is highly likely. He said two properties were being searched and that police had "much more to do". Police have not provided details about the extensive search, which began several hours after an 18-year-old suspect in the subway bombing was arrested at Dover's ferry port. (more...)
Cuomo calls for tougher regulations for credit reporting agencies Cuomo calls for tougher regulations for credit reporting agencies
- September 21, 2017

They also stole credit card numbers for about 209,000 people and dispute documents with personal identifying information for about 182,000 people. Also on Monday, Bloomberg News reported that federal authorities have opened a criminal probe into stock sales by three Equifax Inc executives before the company disclosed the massive data breach, news that has weighed heavily on the stock price. (more...)
US Considering Shooting Down a North Korean Missile US Considering Shooting Down a North Korean Missile
- September 21, 2017

However, an official directly familiar with options planing within the Trump administration tells CNN the question now is whether North Korea's missile program has the level where that would be an option. On Tuesday, South Korea and the USA launched military drills in a village near the North Korean border, a day after Russia and China - two countries with close ties to North Korea - staged a similar military exercise off the Russian far eastern port of Vladivostok, which is not far from ... (more...)
North Korean defectors, resettled in the US, torn as tensions escalate North Korean defectors, resettled in the US, torn as tensions escalate
- September 21, 2017

Trump, who spent the weekend at his New Jersey golf club, tweeted that he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed North Korea during their latest telephone conversation Saturday. The statement of the Chinese agency does not indicate that the teachings are related to North Korea . China has urged the United States to refrain from making threats to North Korea . (more...)
Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Skype, WhatsApp, and other messaging apps Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Skype, WhatsApp, and other messaging apps
- September 21, 2017

Leaked email correspondence between UAE Ambassador to America, Yousef Al-Otaiba, and U.S. diplomat Elliott Abrams reveal that plans to invade Qatar had been discussed as early as 2015, before the death of King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz. President, we have a problem with our neighbors, and your interference will help a lot. In its immediate aftermath, the president publicly backed the Saudi demands, while Tillerson and other administration members took a more cautious line. (more...)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Short Interest Up 18.07% - Shares Trading Down McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Short Interest Up 18.07% - Shares Trading Down
- September 21, 2017

Investors are sharpening their focus on shares of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). It also shows the how good the amount of profit for (NYSE: MCD ) is relative to its total expenditure. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday the 30th of August 2017. This represents a $3.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.40%. Edgestream Ptnrs Lp stated it has 2.12% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD ). (more...)
Pyongyang compares the threats from Trump to the Pyongyang compares the threats from Trump to the "barking of a dog"
- September 21, 2017

Trump, in his maiden speech at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, issued a fiery warning after North Korea tested its sixth and largest nuclear bomb and defied new sanctions by launching its longest-ever missile flight over Japan . His visit comes amid growing pressure on the regime to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. "For North Korea, dialogue was instead the best means of deceiving us and buying time". (more...)
McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo is ready for Gran Turismo Sport McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo is ready for Gran Turismo Sport
- September 21, 2017

The creator of the game, Kazunori Yamauchi, was looking for "visionary GT cars" for the new game and the Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo (I'm just going to call it the UVGT for short) fits the bill. "From the game player's point of view, the driving experience in this auto will be like nothing else: the fantastic glass cockpit and the motorcycle-like driving position-with your head far forward, nearly right above the front axle-combine to allow you to see exactly where the apex of the corner is ... (more...)
Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House
- September 21, 2017

While there are many side events on other global hotspots from Central African Republic and South Sudan to Libya, Mali and Somalia, the ministerial meeting will also see sessions on achieving United Nations goals for 2030 to end extreme poverty and preserve the planet, women's economic empowerment, migration and conflict prevention - a top priority of the secretary-general. (more...)
Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea
- September 21, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump's top security adviser has urged North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to give up nuclear weapons, saying that Trump will not accept the North Korean regime threatening the U.S. "For those ... who have been commenting on a lack of a military option, there is a military option", he said, adding that it would not be the Trump administration's preferred choice. (more...)
President Trump has military options for North Korea President Trump has military options for North Korea
- September 21, 2017

Kim Jong Un has pledged to continue the North's programs, saying his country is nearing its goal of "equilibrium" in military force with the United States. Ambassador Nikki Haley concurred, suggesting that this week's United Nations sanctions were the last shot at sanctioning North Korea, and while they intend to wait awhile to see if they are effective, and after that it would be a matter for the Pentagon to handle. (more...)
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...)