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Justin Trudeau tells UN: Canada is no wonderland Justin Trudeau tells UN: Canada is no wonderland
- September 23, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used his United Nations platform to address Canada's historic failings regarding indigenous people. He said indigenous people in the north of Canada are finding sea ice conditions more unsafe and unpredictable for travelling and hunting in the winter while Inuit elders around Buffet island are finding it hard to forecast the weather like they used to. (more...)
Dramatic rescue of mom, 2 children from capsized boat near Puerto Rico Dramatic rescue of mom, 2 children from capsized boat near Puerto Rico
- September 23, 2017

They'll join researchers from the USA and Europe in a live demonstration of what's called the Real Time Super Lab. She and her family started trying to book a flight or a cruise ship off the island Monday but found nothing. She's not in this alone. "Here is where we develop technologies and algorithms for managing the electric energy for the future", Suryanarayanan said. (more...)
Netanyahu: Iran is like a 'hungry tiger unleashed' Netanyahu: Iran is like a 'hungry tiger unleashed'
- September 23, 2017

Iran's Spiritual Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was outraged at Trump's "stupid" speech at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday (9/19), which accused Tehran of "destabilizing" the Middle East and "supporting terror". The White House says Trump and Xi committed to "maximizing pressure" on North Korea through vigorous enforcement of U.N. Security Council resolutions. (more...)
LES crew comes home after helping hurricane-ravaged Florida LES crew comes home after helping hurricane-ravaged Florida
- September 23, 2017

Efforts to reach members of Murray's family were unsuccessful Thursday afternoon. Many were moved into the hallways, next to fans and spot coolers. Power was back as of midday Friday for all but 13,735 homes and businesses in Florida, primarily in four counties that were hit hardest by Hurricane Irma on September 10 and September 11, according to the state Division of Emergency Management. (more...)
Berkeley student gov denounces conservatives, but not Antifa Berkeley student gov denounces conservatives, but not Antifa
- September 23, 2017

UC Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof tells the Chronicle that he's aware of these media reports , however the university has not heard directly from Milo or the student organization ostensibly hosting the event, the Berkeley Patriot , that Free Speech Week has been canceled. (more...)
Chinese-Russian naval drills begin off North Korea Chinese-Russian naval drills begin off North Korea
- September 23, 2017

Pacific Command maintains the ability to respond to any threat in the Indo-Asia-Pacific theater at a moment's notice", the U.S. Pacific Command, which oversees military operations in the Pacific region, said in a Monday statement. "The U.S.is strangling and suffocating a country and breaking its will to impose U.S. intention upon it". US President Donald Trump has vowed that North Korea will never be able to threaten the United States with a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile. (more...)
S&P lowers China's credit rating amid debt concerns S&P lowers China's credit rating amid debt concerns
- September 23, 2017

The finance ministry said in a statement on Friday that the downgrade by S&P was a "wrong decision" as the rating agency was ignorant of China's sound economic fundamentals. While there's little suggestion the authorities are intervening following S&P's move, the hand of the state was suspected after Moody's cut as Chinese stock losses disappeared in a single trading session and the yuan soared despite depreciation pressures at the time. (more...)
Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) Shares Bought by Franklin Resources Inc Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) Shares Bought by Franklin Resources Inc
- September 23, 2017

Jane Street Limited Liability holds 459,577 shares. Huntington Bankshares invested in 0% or 714 shares. Syntal Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Com holds 0.2% of its portfolio in Pretium Resources Inc (NYSE:PVG) for 25,590 shares. The firm experienced a rise in short interest of 14.15% as of August 31, 2017 from the last reporting period. One analyst rating the company a strong buy, one analyst rating the company a buy, one analyst rating the company a hold, zero analysts rating the company a ... (more...)
Iran says Trump's United Nations speech was violation of nuclear deal Iran says Trump's United Nations speech was violation of nuclear deal
- September 23, 2017

The July 14, 2015 accord aims, for a decade, to extend the amount of time it would theoretically take Iran to produce enough fissile material for an atomic bomb - so-called breakout time - from several months to a minimum of one year. The prospect of Washington reneging on the deal has anxious some of the US allies that helped negotiate it, especially as the world grapples with another nuclear crisis, North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile development. (more...)
NewsAlert: Kim Jong Un calls Trump 'deranged': North Korean media report NewsAlert: Kim Jong Un calls Trump 'deranged': North Korean media report
- September 23, 2017

The secretary of state defended Trump's blunt rhetoric in his speech to the U.N. General Assembly in NY on Tuesday, in which the president threatened to " totally destroy " North Korea if the United States is "forced to defend itself or its allies", prompting astonished gasps from some in the audience. (more...)
Confronting Racism: Protesters Rally in St. Louis Confronting Racism: Protesters Rally in St. Louis
- September 23, 2017

More protests surrounded Busch Stadium before the Billy Joel concert, but left once the concert began, according to news reports. "The City of St. Louis has failed to supervise and train its officers to deploy chemical agents in a constitutional way", a statement from the ACLU read, "to permit recording of police actions, and to avoid restricting freedom of movement unjustifiably, and has been on notice that the lack of training and supervision have resulted in the deprivation of ... (more...)
Rohingyas Illegal Immigrants, Not Refugees: Rajnath Singh Rohingyas Illegal Immigrants, Not Refugees: Rajnath Singh
- September 23, 2017

Alam said. And many experts question where India could send the Rohingya even if the deportations get Supreme Court backing. According to NHRC, its "intervention is appropriate" from the human rights angle. The Centre has also held that: "some Rohingyas with militant background are also found to be very active in Jammu, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mewat, and have been identified as having a very serious and potential threat to the internal / national security of India". (more...)
Zach Adams guilty in murder, kidnap, rape of Holly Bobo Zach Adams guilty in murder, kidnap, rape of Holly Bobo
- September 23, 2017

Bobo was reported missing on April 13, 2011. Hagerman pointed to incriminating statements Adams made to friends and jail inmates about Bobo. Closing arguments have begun in the Holly Bobo murder trial. Dicus said the TBI investigated Britt closely because of his past sex crime and a questionable alibi. If this is the case, Adams would go back to the Williamson County jail and walk free after processing. (more...)
Hurricane Maria: Whole of Puerto Rico without power Hurricane Maria: Whole of Puerto Rico without power
- September 23, 2017

The backup generator at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Roseau, which is located on the southwest coast of Dominica, was also flooded during the storm. Canadian airlines have flown approximately 6,000 people out of areas affected by the hurricane, Global Affairs said on Thursday. Ricardo Rossello, the governor of Puerto Rico, said there was one death reported so far, a man struck by a piece of lumber hurled by high winds. (more...)
Mattis: Diplomacy Still Leads in Efforts to Denuclearize N. Korea Mattis: Diplomacy Still Leads in Efforts to Denuclearize N. Korea
- September 23, 2017

In the wake of the United Nations speech, in which Trump additionally hinted that he will tear up the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Mattis was left with the unenviable task of reassuring nervous allies in Asia and Europe about the administration's intentions in North Korea and how it might deal with Iran if it again pursues a nuclear weapon. (more...)
Healthcare Stocks Spike After McCain Announces 'No' Vote On Graham-Cassidy Proposal Healthcare Stocks Spike After McCain Announces 'No' Vote On Graham-Cassidy Proposal
- September 23, 2017

In addition, 46 percent of voters said they would be less likely to vote for a member of Congress if he or she voted for Graham-Cassidy, while 23 percent would be more likely. The center said it based its figures on the Congressional Budget Office's score of the reconciliation act, as the office will not have time to complete its full assessment of the Graham-Cassidy Senate bill before its voting deadline of September 30 . (more...)
Abe to dissolve lower house without policy speech on Sept 28 Abe to dissolve lower house without policy speech on Sept 28
- September 23, 2017

The steering committees of both chambers of the Diet received a notice from Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Friday that the Diet session will be convened on Thursday. On Thursday, it abstained from attending steering committees of the two houses that were scheduled to hold board meetings. The lawmaker said that dissolving the Lower House without holding any session would violate the Constitution. (more...)
Maine Air National Guard Deploys Crew To US Virgin Islands Maine Air National Guard Deploys Crew To US Virgin Islands
- September 23, 2017

Originally, she planned to fly groups of 20 animals gathered from St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix up to the continental USA every day for a week following Irma's land fall. But Gear says the massive rescue mission could've been prevented. A local woman is anxious after multiple attempts to contact her loved ones in the Virgin Islands are unsuccessful. (more...)
Minnesota targeted by Russia-backed groups before 2016 election Minnesota targeted by Russia-backed groups before 2016 election
- September 23, 2017

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security says Wisconsin's voter registration system was unsuccessfully targeted by Russian hackers. Wyman said her office is "doing everything we can.to keep Washington's elections safe, reliable and accessible to our citizens". (more...)
India says Rohingyas a threat as Myanmar seeks worldwide help India says Rohingyas a threat as Myanmar seeks worldwide help
- September 23, 2017

Today, the Centre told the Supreme Court that Rohingya Muslims are "illegal" immigrants in the country and their continuous stay had "serious national security ramifications". Britain sent back five Myanmar army officers from a training session this week, "on account of the current situation in Rakhine", Myanmar's army said on Facebook late Wednesday. (more...)

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