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North Korea Says Trump Has Declared War North Korea Says Trump Has Declared War
- September 27, 2017

Trump's most recent skirmish with North Korea can be traced back to the U.N. General Assembly last week, when Trump delivered a maniacal soliloquy threatening to annihilate the Kim regime. "It is very likely that North Korea will conduct further provocations", she said. A Pentagon spokesman stressed on Monday that the bombers flew in worldwide airpace and had every right to do so. (more...)
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Reaches 52-Week High
- September 27, 2017

It has underperformed by 3.28% the S&P500. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating and set a $58.00 target price on shares of Abbott Laboratories in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Corp. This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5. More notable recent Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ) news were published by: Thestreet.com which released: "Alibaba, Qorvo, Abbott Laboratories , Square: "Mad Money" Lightning Round" on September 16, 2017, also Chicagotribune.com ... (more...)
Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Drive, Backs Down On Long-Standing Ban Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Drive, Backs Down On Long-Standing Ban
- September 27, 2017

A tweet from the Saudi Press Agency account said that driver's licenses will now be available to both men and women, a change from past policy. She did not comment on whether Saudi Arabia still needs to do more to ensure full rights for its female citizens. (more...)
Twitter explains why Donald Trump's North Korea tweet won't be deleted Twitter explains why Donald Trump's North Korea tweet won't be deleted
- September 27, 2017

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho swiftly responded, claiming the threat against North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un ("Rocket Man") was a declaration of war . Even though Twitter has been ramping up its censorship efforts , Trump's latest tweet confronting North Korea and the authoritarian state's erratic behavior does not seem to cross the company's somewhat ambiguous threshold. (more...)
Conte thanks departing Costa for Chelsea success Conte thanks departing Costa for Chelsea success
- September 27, 2017

Spain worldwide Morata left the bet365 Stadium with the matchball after a hat-trick in a commanding 4-0 win, taking his tally since joining from Real Madrid as Chelsea's record signing to six in as many top-flight games. 'I don't see it as something problematic, ' he said. "Chelsea create so many chances around the box, always crosses coming in from left and right and he has been clinical so far and this is a good sign for him to be successful". (more...)
Prototype Border Wall Construction to Begin This Week in San Diego Prototype Border Wall Construction to Begin This Week in San Diego
- September 27, 2017

Six companies will use the next month to build eight 18- to 30-foot-high wall prototypes - half of which will use concrete, and half of which will be made of other materials - less than a mile from the Otay Mesa Port of Entry. The U.S. -Mexico barrier was a signature promise of President Trump during his campaign and he has insisted since taking office that it will be built. (more...)
New US sanctions hit 8 North Korean banks, 26 bank workers New US sanctions hit 8 North Korean banks, 26 bank workers
- September 27, 2017

The U.S. frequently sends advanced warplanes to the Korean Peninsula for patrols or drills during times of animosity. Ri warned on Friday that North Korea might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean, in what would be North Korea's first atmospheric nuclear test. (more...)
Macron lays out vision of a Europe fitter for globalised world Macron lays out vision of a Europe fitter for globalised world
- September 27, 2017

In an address lasting nearly two hours, Mr Macron called for the European Union to work more closely on areas including defence, security, immigration and corporation tax and for the eurozone to have its own budget. It is the first time after World War II that a far-right party has entered the German parliament. 'This is a fairly hollow victory for Angela Merkel, who will have to negotiate a more complex coalition agreement against the backdrop of the AfD breaking through into the ... (more...)
MSPs urge Spanish PM to 'engage' with Catalan government MSPs urge Spanish PM to 'engage' with Catalan government
- September 27, 2017

THE standoff between the Spanish and Catalonian governments over plans for an independence referendum ramped up again yesterday as Madrid confirmed it has shipped in forces from across the country "to help the Catalan police maintain order". (more...)
The Guardian view on Labour's economic plans: pricey The Guardian view on Labour's economic plans: pricey
- September 27, 2017

The PFI model of funding public services such as new schools and hospitals was established by the Conservatives in the 1990s and has continued under successive governments. Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss said: The best way to help people with their personal finances is with our balanced approach to the economy, which is creating more well paid jobs and cutting taxes for working people. (more...)
White House sidesteps questions about Trump's profane language on anthem protesters White House sidesteps questions about Trump's profane language on anthem protesters
- September 27, 2017

To that Sanders said, 'I think if this is the debate is really for them about police brutality, they should probably protest the officers on the field that are protecting them instead of the American flag'. "We certainly respect the rights that people have", Sanders said. Fox News' John Roberts asked Sanders whether Trump regrets using the term at a rally Friday night and then calling for players to be fired if they protest the national anthem. (more...)
White House Defends Trump's SOB Comments: 'Always Appropriate' to Defend the Flag White House Defends Trump's SOB Comments: 'Always Appropriate' to Defend the Flag
- September 27, 2017

They're making the point that police brutality is an affront to American ideals by protesting it during the flag's display. Hundreds of football players kneeled during the national anthem at various Sunday football games. The remark prompted a reporter to ask why the White House gets to decide what the protests are about. The protests kicked off a nationwide debate in 2016, when then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the playing of the anthem to raise ... (more...)
Jayalalithaa's death mystery gets deeper, tough time for probe panel Jayalalithaa's death mystery gets deeper, tough time for probe panel
- September 27, 2017

Only Sasikala and family had access to Amma while all the AIADMK leaders and even ministers were kept out during the entire period of hospitalisation (72 days), he said. "We (ministers) now tender public apology for our lies", he announced, dramatically lifting his two hands in a huge vanakkam. Sellur Raju became emotional while speaking about Jayalalithaa and even said that he doesn't want to talk about any conspiracy over her death as that would diminish her legacy. (more...)
PSG member found dead inside Malacañang quarters PSG member found dead inside Malacañang quarters
- September 27, 2017

Dagoy described the officer as a diligent serviceman who did not have any issues at work. "We don't have all the data", he told reporters. "I don't think that's a reason for him to take his life". "The injury is located at his heart and the ammo pierced behind, at the back of his left shoulder", the PSG commander added. Dagoy said the incident is now being investigated by the Philippine National Police. (more...)
North Korea accuses United States of declaring war North Korea accuses United States of declaring war
- September 27, 2017

On Sept. 23, Trump tweeted, "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" He also started referring to Kim as "little Rocket Man" and in a weekend tweet, warned North Korea "won't be around much longer!" The foreign minister opened his brief remarks in Korean by saying that over the last few days, the UN and the worldwide community have clearly wished "that the war of words between the DPRK and the ... (more...)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Stock Dives After Sales Miss Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Stock Dives After Sales Miss
- September 27, 2017

These holdings make up 86.11% of the company's outstanding shares. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. Maxim Group reissued a "hold" rating and set a $90.00 price objective on shares of Darden Restaurants in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. (more...)
No sufficient progress in Brexit talks — European Union official Tusk No sufficient progress in Brexit talks — European Union official Tusk
- September 27, 2017

On the progress of the negotiations, Mr Tusk said Brexit was an exercise in "damage control", adding: "I feel now we will discuss our future relations with the United Kingdom once there is so-called sufficient progress". The European Union insisted the issues of the Irish border, EU citizens and the divorce bill must be settled before the United Kingdom can discuss a future trade relationship with the Brussels club. (more...)
Raila and Kalonzo's bodyguards withdrawn hours to NASA demos Raila and Kalonzo's bodyguards withdrawn hours to NASA demos
- September 27, 2017

They are also leaders of ODM and Wiper Party, respectively. "Therefore, if NASA's bid to hound them out of office is successful, it means we are headed for turbulent times because it is against the law to accuse somebody without the requisite evidence", Lusaka said. (more...)
Several NCAA basketball coaches arrested in corruption scheme Several NCAA basketball coaches arrested in corruption scheme
- September 27, 2017

Describing the "dark underbelly of college basketball ", Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim of the Southern District of NY said investigators believe bribes were paid to lure top recruits to elite programs - and to affiliate those players with sportswear deals at those universities. (more...)
OSU suspends coach charged in federal fraud and corruption OSU suspends coach charged in federal fraud and corruption
- September 26, 2017

The four are among 10 people involved in a scheme facing charges in New York's U.S. District Court. The day before, inside a hotel in Morgantown, a cooperating witness from the Justice Department allegedly paid Evans to arrange an introduction with one of OSU's pro prospects. (more...)