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Israeli jets hit Hezbollah arms depots in Damascus - monitor Israeli jets hit Hezbollah arms depots in Damascus - monitor
- September 22, 2017

The explosions resulted in fires in several areas which were quickly extinguished, and the sound of the explosion could be heard around Damascus. Damascus inhabitants also said that they subsequently saw two ground-to-air missiles launched from the Syrian 1st division´s position from the south of Damascus. (more...)
On a Big Stage, Sanders Counters Trump on Foreign Policy On a Big Stage, Sanders Counters Trump on Foreign Policy
- September 22, 2017

This year, he already has more than a third of the Senate Democratic caucus on board. The location is laden with symbolism. Standing on stage at Westminster College, the very place where Winston Churchill delivered his famous 1946 "Iron Curtain" speech and Mikhail Gorbachev declared the end of the Cold War in 1992, Sen. (more...)
Syria opposition activist and daughter found dead in Istanbul Syria opposition activist and daughter found dead in Istanbul
- September 22, 2017

Turkish police then arrived at their apartment in the Uskudar district on the Asian side of Istanbul and found both women dead. Orouba's sister, Shaza, said they had been stabbed to death. Friends of the activist Orouba Barakat and her journalist daughter Halla Barakat say the two women had recently been threatened. . Orouba is said to have been investigating alleged torture in prisons run by the Syrian government. (more...)
First Day of Fall 2017: All the Memes You Need to See First Day of Fall 2017: All the Memes You Need to See
- September 22, 2017

During the equinox, which occurs on Friday despite meteorologists using September 1 to mark the start of fall for record keeping purposes, day and night are balanced to last 12 hours each all over the world, noted The Weather Channel . Seasons change based on how the Earth, which spins on a tilted axis, moves around the sun each year, NASA said. Google has also chosen to partake in the celebration with today's doodle, of a happy little mouse drinking tea and harvesting for the season. (more...)
Sands Capital Management LLC Has Increased Stake in Baidu INC (BIDU)
- September 22, 2017

They now have a $263.0 price target on Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU ). It has underperformed by 6.26% the S&P500. Ar Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Nike Inc. Argus Research has "Buy" rating and $77.0 target. Citigroup maintained the shares of TSE in report on Friday, August 7 with "Neutral" rating. Credit Agricole downgraded the stock to "Underperform" rating in Tuesday, July 28 report. (more...)
Trump signals new sanctions against North Korea Trump signals new sanctions against North Korea
- September 22, 2017

Trump said the order specifically enhanced the Treasury Department's authority to target those conducting significant trade with the regime, including giving the US government the ability to sanction foreign banks. Foreign banks "can choose to do business with the United States or with North Korea but not both". Mnuchin noted that the sanctions will be "forward looking" and will not apply to previous behavior. (more...)
Foxborough Man Denied Gun License Fatally Shoots 6-Year-Old Son, Self Foxborough Man Denied Gun License Fatally Shoots 6-Year-Old Son, Self
- September 22, 2017

A father killed his young son, and then himself at a Foxborough home on East Street, according to the Norfolk district attorney's office. When they arrived, they found both William and Anthony each suffering from a single gunshot wound. Scaccia also apparently tried to start a fire in the home, but a resident put it out, Morrissey said. Foxborough Police Chief William Baker says his department had a history with the father, who had recently been denied a gun license by the chief. (more...)
Russian Federation reaffirms commitment to Iran nuclear deal Russian Federation reaffirms commitment to Iran nuclear deal
- September 22, 2017

Lavrov urged the United States to resolve issues with Iran through channels specifically designed for this goal, and to abstain from attempts to bring the nuclear deal with Tehran down. Everyone understands that, " the Russian foreign minister said. Lavrov stressed there was "no alternative to political and diplomatic ways of settling the nuclear situation" on the Korean peninsula and called on countries to support a joint Russian-Chinese proposal for talks. (more...)
Microsoft, Facebook, and Telxius complete ambitious Marea undersea cable project Microsoft, Facebook, and Telxius complete ambitious Marea undersea cable project
- September 22, 2017

MAREA won't be used un anger until "early 2018" and should run for decades afterwards, because while it contains just eight fibre pairs its landing stations can be upgraded to improve bandwidth. Some portions closer to shore are buried to protect the cable from fishing and ship traffic, but for most of its route, the cable lays on the ocean floor. (more...)
Honeypreet Insan was sexually involved with rapist Ram Rahim, reveals ex-husband Honeypreet Insan was sexually involved with rapist Ram Rahim, reveals ex-husband
- September 22, 2017

We provided our men and vehicles", said Yadram Phansal, superintendent of police, Hanumangarh .He added that the Haryana police had searched various Dera premises and also visited the school run by the jailed Dera chief. "My life was ruined", said Gupta, who has since remarried. "After the threat, I left for my home". Ram Rahim adopted Honeypreet in 2009. Two guards (of Ram Rahim) were given orders to eliminate me. (more...)
'Restore Two Leaves symbol and party name': Unified AIADMK petitions Election Commission 'Restore Two Leaves symbol and party name': Unified AIADMK petitions Election Commission
- September 22, 2017

Chennai: Post-merger, the AIADMK ruling camp is now on the go to salvage the two-leaf symbol, frozen by Election Commission of India, following factional feud, and also the party name, as the Commission had allotted the names "AIADMK Amma" and AIADMK "Puratchi Thalaivi Amma" to the Edappadi K.Palaniswamy and O. (more...)
Trump travel ban to be replaced with country-specific restrictions Trump travel ban to be replaced with country-specific restrictions
- September 22, 2017

As Trump's previous travel ban is currently being debated within the Supreme Court, Reuters is now reporting that his administration is on the verge of releasing yet another Executive Order for a brand new travel ban. The new order could go into effect as soon as this weekend, when the Trump administration completes its review of gaps in the government's screening and vetting procedures for those seeking to enter the US. (more...)
Trump administration revokes Obama-era rules for colleges to investigate sex assaults Trump administration revokes Obama-era rules for colleges to investigate sex assaults
- September 22, 2017

Along with the new guidance , DeVos withdrew two "Dear Colleague" letters issued to schools under President Barack Obama . Mrs DeVos said earlier this month: "Through intimidation and coercion, the failed system has clearly pushed schools to overreach. (more...)
Trump is mentally deranged, will pay: Kim Jong Trump is mentally deranged, will pay: Kim Jong
- September 22, 2017

On Thursday, Kim said Trump is "unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country" who will " pay dearly " for threats he's made. "He is surely a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire, rather than a politician". The president also said that the US and South Korea were working on improving trade agreements though that was less important than addressing the North Korea threat. (more...)
First snow of 2017-18 season falls in mountains surrounding Lake Tahoe First snow of 2017-18 season falls in mountains surrounding Lake Tahoe
- September 22, 2017

California Highway Patrol officials say a fatal 16-vehicle crash has shut down westbound traffic on Interstate 80 in the Sierra Nevada, where snow and hail is falling. He said a few other people had minor injuries. Slaughter, however, didn't anticipate the storm having much of an impact on how early the resort can open because the snow will likely melt. (more...)
Former FBI chief James Comey has speech interrupted by protesters Former FBI chief James Comey has speech interrupted by protesters
- September 22, 2017

Protesters in the bleachers, probably students, started singing "We shall not be moved", and chanted "I love being black" when it came his time to talk. Comey was set to speak at Howard's 2017-18 convocation as the school's endowed chair of public policy, but he didn't receive a warm welcome from some students at the historically black college. (more...)
Haley: UN Out of Options on North Korea Haley: UN Out of Options on North Korea
- September 22, 2017

Now, I said yesterday I am perfectly happy kicking this over to General Mattis, because he has plenty of military options. Mr Mattis said after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un tested a hydrogen bomb earlier this month that the United States would answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response, a response both effective and overwhelming". (more...)
Customs Says Nigerian Syndicate in Turkey Behind Arms Importation Customs Says Nigerian Syndicate in Turkey Behind Arms Importation
- September 22, 2017

The comptroller general of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Hameed Ali (rtd.) spoke on the scheduled meeting on Thursday, September 21. Ali who made this revelation at Tin-Can Island Command Lagos while displaying another 470 pump action rifles, said that the Customs High Command would be meeting with the Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria on today to discuss the issue, stressing that the rate of importation of fire arms from Turkey to Nigeria was alarming, as the recent seizure would be ... (more...)
Death toll in Mexico's natural disaster rises Death toll in Mexico's natural disaster rises
- September 22, 2017

Emergency workers have been at the site of the Colegio Enrique Rebsamen school since shortly after the 7.1-magnitude natural disaster struck on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier in the day, another young girl had sent messages to her mother begging rescuers to find her, El Universal reported . "Obviously you get very shook up about it", says Gonzalez. (more...)
Three Rescued, One Dead After Vessel Capsizes During Hurricane Maria Three Rescued, One Dead After Vessel Capsizes During Hurricane Maria
- September 22, 2017

A family was left stranded on top of their capsized vessel following Hurricane Maria . "We initially got the call - a vessel in distress, a family of four - north of St. A man on the boat did not survive. The Coast Guard in Miami received an alert and a distress call stating that the boat - the Ferrel - was disabled and adrift in 20ft (6m) waves and 99mph winds on Wednesday. (more...)