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Maria's track inches westward, may graze the NC Outer Banks Maria's track inches westward, may graze the NC Outer Banks
- September 24, 2017

Hal Needham , a hurricane scientist at Louisiana State University, argued on the weather site WXshift that a storm's category doesn't fully convey how much damage it could cause. The volatile weather system will most likely occur around October 1, according to the data, after remains of Maria are expected to get caught in the jet stream and produce a deep area of low pressure. (more...)
Leicester owners give Nigel Pearson another chance - in Belgium Leicester owners give Nigel Pearson another chance - in Belgium
- September 24, 2017

Pearson has been appointed manager at OH Leuven, the Belgian second-tier club that was purchased by King Power, Leicester's Thai parent company, in May. "I have a lot of respect for them, they are the best for the long-term". However, the 54-year-old has now taken charge of King Power's latest football project. (more...)
ValuEngine Downgrades Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TECK) to Buy ValuEngine Downgrades Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TECK) to Buy
- September 24, 2017

The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.06 on September 20, reaching $21.8. The rating was initiated by Axiom Capital with "Sell" on Monday, September 18. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Teck Resources Limited (NYSE:TECK) recent drop took place on significantly more volume which surged almost 7.18 million contracts on 20-Sep-17 versus its daily average of 4.79 million. (more...)
Main runway at Mumbai airport now fully operational Main runway at Mumbai airport now fully operational
- September 24, 2017

The SpiceJet Boeing 737 aircraft carrying 183 people overshot a wet runway while landing at the airport in rain-hit Mumbai and got stuck in the mud, officials said yesterday, adding that all passengers were safely evacuated. A passenger, Ram Mohan Pathak told Mumbai Mirror from the flight: "First they merged a Mumbai-Lucknow flight with Mumbai-Benares flight and the flight scheduled to leave at 10.20 am on Thursday was delayed". (more...)
Missing children found safe, Manatee Sheriff says Missing children found safe, Manatee Sheriff says
- September 24, 2017

Authorities issued an Amber Alert for the children on Wednesday. The children had last been seen Friday in Bradenton, FDLE said. She is charged with Interference with Child Custody and Aggravated Battery (unrelated charge from July incident). (more...)
Price faces probe over private chartered flights Price faces probe over private chartered flights
- September 24, 2017

We've heard the concerns. "I don't think there will be any charter trips until this review is complete. I imagine that is proper as a result of the worries that we've heard". "And if there are, then we look forward to instituting those, because we welcome this review". Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price (pic) is reported to have taken at least 24 flights on private airplanes since he became a cabinet secretary in February. (more...)
Tullow Oil to restart drilling in Ghana after ruling in boundary dispute Tullow Oil to restart drilling in Ghana after ruling in boundary dispute
- September 24, 2017

Series of failed negotiations led Ghana to file a case at the ITLOS in 2014 to rule on the delimitation of the maritime boundary between the two countries. TEN pumped on average 48,000 barrels a day in the first half of this year, according to Tullow. Hanna Tetteh, a former minister, urged investors to proceed with their projects. (more...)
Trump tax plan cuts top rate to 35 percent Trump tax plan cuts top rate to 35 percent
- September 24, 2017

All Republicans need now is an actual plan. Over a third of GOP respondents said lowering federal taxes on individuals and businesses is a top priority, while 11. Overhauling the tax code is no easy task, and the last time Congress was able to accomplish a big tax deal was in 1986, an effort so hard and complicated entire books have been written about it. (more...)
China urges North Korea not to go further in a 'dangerous direction' China urges North Korea not to go further in a 'dangerous direction'
- September 24, 2017

But the USA military has "a ban on cooperating with Russia", Lavrov said. "They did it, and that's the reality we live in". Wang Yi also told the annual U.N. Trump's threat in the same United Nations appearance to "totally destroy" North Korea if it had to defend itself or it allies also went down badly with Russian Federation, which shares a border with North Korea and believes negotiations and diplomacy are the only way to resolve a crisis over Pyongyang's missile program. (more...)
Full Text of Kim Jong Un's Statement as Published by KCNAWatch Full Text of Kim Jong Un's Statement as Published by KCNAWatch
- September 24, 2017

The tweets followed an official statement from Kim in which he called Trump "a frightened dog". He also called Trump "deranged" and "a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire". North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, who had earlier compared Mr Trump's speech to "the sound of a barking dog" has warned that Pyongyang could test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean in response to the U.S. (more...)
First day of fall kicking off with near normal highs First day of fall kicking off with near normal highs
- September 24, 2017

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Lows in the upper 60s. Monday night - Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Moore said the best opportunity for precipitation will come Monday . Skies try to brighten for most of western New England, as far east as Worcester by the late afternoon, otherwise remaining mostly cloudy. Sunday has a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon, that decreases to a 20 percent chance at night. (more...)
China announces imposition of oil sanctions on North Korea from Oct 1 China announces imposition of oil sanctions on North Korea from Oct 1
- September 24, 2017

The ceilings are stipulated in a resolution approved by the U.N. Security Council this month in response to North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3. "For too long North Korea has evaded sanctions and used the worldwide financial system to facilitate funding for its weapons and mass destruction and ballistic missile programs", he said. (more...)
Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site; cause is unknown Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site; cause is unknown
- September 24, 2017

The epicenter of the phenomenon is practically the same as that of the shaking reported on 3 September and which had been caused by a north Korean nuclear test , said in the wake of the agency's official chinese Xinhua. The forceful rhetoric from Pyongyang came after Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea in a speech Tuesday to the General Assembly. Korean leader Kim Jong Un branded the speech the "most ferocious declaration of war in history" and said he would consider the ... (more...)
USA sanctions banks transacting with North Korea USA sanctions banks transacting with North Korea
- September 24, 2017

The majority of North Korea's oil likely comes from China , but the exact tally of oil exports remains unknown, as Beijing has not published such data since 2014. Mnuchin did say, however, that he had a "very productive" conversation this morning with representatives of the Bank of China , but added that there was no coordination of these announcements ahead of time between the US and China . (more...)
North Korea threatens of hydrogen bomb test in Pacific Ocean North Korea threatens of hydrogen bomb test in Pacific Ocean
- September 24, 2017

North Korea has long said that its weapons tests are necessary because of USA hostility, which for Pyongyang includes the almost 80,000 United States troops stationed in Japan and South Korea . A hydrogen bomb test has not been conducted in decades and would be wrought with peril. In May, three missile tests took place and one was intercepted by the U.S. (more...)
Saudi cleric suspended for making controversial remarks about women Saudi cleric suspended for making controversial remarks about women
- September 24, 2017

They are also bound by law to wear long robes and a headscarf and require the consent of a male guardian for most legal actions, including study, travel and other activities. The television company that broadcasted Hijri's program, Ekhbariya TV, announced that it would refuse to give a platform to any preacher who espoused such views, according to Reuters . (more...)
Powerful quake strikes Oaxaca, Mexico Powerful quake strikes Oaxaca, Mexico
- September 24, 2017

Mexico City mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said the number of confirmed dead in the capital had risen from 100 to 115, bringing the overall toll from the quake to 245. Other deaths included 69 in Morelos state, 43 in Puebla state, 13 in the state of Mexico, four in Guerrero state and one in Oaxaca state, according to Luis Felipe Puente, national coordinator of civil protection for the Interior Ministry. (more...)
Cassidy to defend repeal bill in Senate hearing Cassidy to defend repeal bill in Senate hearing
- September 24, 2017

McCain, a close friend of Graham, said he could not support it without knowing how much it would cost, its effect on insurance premiums, and how many people would be affected. He also claimed that Arizona's Obamacare premiums went up 116% previous year, and added that Sen. Regarding Murkowski, he tweeted that in Alaska: "Deductibles high, people angry!" Sen. (more...)
Nuclear Test: North Korea eyes hydrogen bomb Nuclear Test: North Korea eyes hydrogen bomb
- September 24, 2017

Analysts say the North is likely to soon achieve its objective of possessing nuclear missiles capable of reaching any part of the US homeland. North Korea struck back at US President Donald Trump's threats to destroy it, with Kim Jong Un warning of the " highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" and his foreign minister suggesting that could include testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean . (more...)
Lavrov on Trump, North Korea: 'We Have to Calm Down the Hotheads' Lavrov on Trump, North Korea: 'We Have to Calm Down the Hotheads'
- September 24, 2017

He said a lot of USA politicians say " Russia has to do this and that on Syria", and Russian Federation has to solve the North Korea nuclear problem, and other global crises. "It's simply unacceptable to sit back and look at nuclear military gambles of North Korea", but so, too, is it "unacceptable to start war on the peninsula". (more...)

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