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Theresa May's trade message drowned out by North Korean saber rattling
- September 01, 2017

When Johnson visited Japan in July, he goofed around for the television cameras-gaping mouth open next to a humanoid robot-and emerged from meetings with Japanese counterparts declaring that they wanted to turn the European Union deal into "a fantastic, all-singing, all-dancing, U.K. (more...)
Trump hopes government shutdown won't be necessary over wall funding Trump hopes government shutdown won't be necessary over wall funding
- September 01, 2017

Mexico's government has repeatedly said it will not fund the wall, and the Trump administration has gone to Congress for funding. FEMA announced Monday that it is prioritizing the Harvey response and holding off on less-urgent payments for earlier disasters to husband its money to make sure there is enough for immediate Harvey-related needs such as debris removal and temporary shelter for tens of thousands of Texans displaced from their homes . (more...)
Trump says Harvey response 'going well' as millions brace for historic flooding Trump says Harvey response 'going well' as millions brace for historic flooding
- September 01, 2017

We've been staying away from the politics of this storm since it hit, but now that President Trump has visited , and as some of the flood waters recede, with more and more people needing help, you need to know about some harsh realities. (more...)
Emotional Houston police chief confirms officer's death Emotional Houston police chief confirms officer's death
- September 01, 2017

Mr. Jones said during Monday's broadcast, as first noted by the Right Wing Watch website. In a statement yesterday, the Houston Police Department said Perez's death "reminds us of the dangers that police officers willingly face every day in order to serve this great City. (more...)
Australia Charges Man Filmed Brutally Killing a Kangaroo With a Hunting Knife Australia Charges Man Filmed Brutally Killing a Kangaroo With a Hunting Knife
- September 01, 2017

The shocking clip, which first appeared on Chinese instant messaging service QQ, has been viewed nearly 4 million times on the site, according to ABC . The man is now out on a bail and will later face the Ringwood Magistrates Court. "If we can reach back to that same number of people with the message of a person has been arrested, a person is facing charges and this is illegal to do, then that would be even better", the officer said, adding that they were investigating the case to see if ... (more...)
Trump says: all options are on the table for North Korea
- September 01, 2017

In a statement the 15-member Security Council said it was of "vital importance" that North Korea take immediate, concrete actions to reduce tensions and called on all states to implement United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang. "If Japan, the United States and the Republic of Korea properly put in place a defense framework and strengthen that, and that becomes clear to China, then China will take actions on North Korea , and they will understand it is in their interest to do so", he ... (more...)
Notorious criminal Adrian Bayley has been attacked in jail Notorious criminal Adrian Bayley has been attacked in jail
- September 01, 2017

Adrian Bayley is serving at least 4o years in an Australian prison for the rape and murder of Jill Meagher in 2012. Mr Bayley received non-life threatening injuries from the stabbing and his injuries were treated on the scene. He has been staying in the Hoya unit, which is the prisons unit for prisoners at high risk of attack. Police have been notified of the incident and are due to investigate the matter. (more...)
Shivering Child Found Clinging to Drowned Mom in Texas Shivering Child Found Clinging to Drowned Mom in Texas
- September 01, 2017

Sulcer was driving at 3:30 pm. "The child was holding on to her mother", a police statement said . Penisson said a witness saw the woman take her daughter and try to walk to safety when the swift current of a flooded drainage canal next to the parking lot swept them both away. (more...)
Hillary Clinton is about to cash-in on her election loss Hillary Clinton is about to cash-in on her election loss
- September 01, 2017

Seats were limited for the event and are already sold out, according to the website. General admission tickets to Clinton's events are offered, too, for a lower price than the VIP versions. Steyn was referring to Clinton once blaming "fake news sites" in the Balkan nation for her election loss. For $2,375.95 (or $3,000 in Canadian dollars), Clinton fans in Toronto can obtain a "VIP platinum ticket" for her September 28 talk. (more...)
Sharif arrives in London to see ailing wife - Newspaper Sharif arrives in London to see ailing wife - Newspaper
- September 01, 2017

Rashid, however, dismissed the rumours, saying Sharif loves his country. Addressing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's women workers, Maryam said that she had suffered a lot on account of being the daughter of Nawaz Sharif. Although there was no official word on the surgery from the Sharif family, Maryam Nawaz, Sharif's daughter, retweeted messages congratulating her upon successful completion of the medical procedure. (more...)
Mattis says no rift with Trump on North Korea
- September 01, 2017

In response, Trump threatened "fire and fury" against North Korea and has made deeply disputed claims about the USA military's capabilities. The Japanese government called the missile an "unprecedented threat". China also called for restraint from all sides. Asked about the United States, Japan and Britain looking to impose new sanctions on North Korea , Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the situation could only be resolved peacefully through dialogue. (more...)
U.S. airlines reward customers who help Hurricane Harvey charities
- September 01, 2017

Cowen and Co. analyst Helane Becker says money from the flights is likely gone because people whose homes are damaged won't feel like going on vacation after the storm. Airlines typically factor in some degree of bad weather into their financial forecasts. Further, the analyst does not expect United to be able to recoup much of its lost revenue. (more...)
Islamic State Leader Still Alive Says Top US Army Chief Islamic State Leader Still Alive Says Top US Army Chief
- September 01, 2017

In June, Russian officials said there was a high possibility Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed by one of its airstrikes on the outskirts of Raqqa. His announcement comes as the Iraqi prime minister declared victory over IS in the city of Tal Afar on Thursday. In October 2011, the USA officially designated Baghdadi as a terrorist. (more...)
Houston police officer dies after being trapped in flooded patrol car Houston police officer dies after being trapped in flooded patrol car
- September 01, 2017

Investigators determined Perez tried for two and a half hours to find a way, before calling a supervisor and saying he'd report to his secondary duty station, the chief said. The officer drove into floodwater and died "in a drowning type event", the chief said. "Together we can make a difference to those who will need extensive help to get back on their feet once this storm is over". (more...)
Veteran Houston officer drowns in floodwaters 2 days before birthday Veteran Houston officer drowns in floodwaters 2 days before birthday
- September 01, 2017

Police Chief Art Acevedo, his eyes brimming with tears, told a press conference that the sergeant's wife had tried to keep him from going out in the howling chaos, but he felt the call of duty. Brown Convention Center. "We look forward to giving this man the honor he deserves at his funeral". "Don't come to Houston because you're going to be caught", Acevedo said. (more...)
Kenyan supreme court annuls Uhuru Kenyatta election victory Kenyan supreme court annuls Uhuru Kenyatta election victory
- September 01, 2017

The decision was reached when four out of the six Judges upheld the petition by Odinga. The court said the August 8 election was not conducted in accordance with the constitution. The Supreme Court is set to deliver judgment on the presidential election petition filed by Nasa leader Raila Odinga, the Judiciary has said. Global election observer missions have said they saw no interference in the August 8 vote. (more...)
Tropical Storm Lidia nears Mexico's Baja California Tropical Storm Lidia nears Mexico's Baja California
- September 01, 2017

Irma formed along a course that could bring it near the eastern Caribbean Sea by early next week. Irma is expected to be an extremely risky hurricane for the next several days. As Storm Lidia crossed 30 kilometers southwest of Cabo San Lucas, with maximum sustained winds of 100 kilometers per hour, the US National Hurricane Center has reported that the storm is expected to sweep over the Baja California peninsula during Friday night. (more...)
Football Star Wayne Rooney Arrested on Suspicion of Drunk Driving Football Star Wayne Rooney Arrested on Suspicion of Drunk Driving
- September 01, 2017

He announced the end of his playing career with the Three Lions the day before England boss Gareth Southgate announced his squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers. The 31-year-old announced retirement from worldwide football in August, after becoming England's all-time leading goalscorer with 53 goals. In February, Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino was banned from the road for 12 months and fined GBP 20,000 after admitting drink driving. (more...)
Texas' poor hit hardest by floods after Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Crews are using Global Positioning System devices to log checked homes rather than painting neon X's on the outside - as they did following Hurricane Katrina - to avoid alerting potential thieves to vacant homes. Rivers and reservoirs in Texas remained at or near flood level, with officials warning that high water would remain a danger in the region for the next few days. (more...)
Putin warns North Korea situation on verge of 'large-scale conflict' Putin warns North Korea situation on verge of 'large-scale conflict'
- September 01, 2017

Meanwhile in Paris, France's foreign minister said North Korea would have capability to send long-range ballistic missiles in a few months and urged China to be more active diplomatically to resolve the crisis. "The US imperialists and the South Korean puppet forces do not hide their bellicose nature, claiming that the exercises are to "counter" (North Korea's) ballistic rocket launches and nuclear weapons development", KCNA said. (more...)
Georgia Power files recommendation to complete construction of Vogtle nuclear expansion Georgia Power files recommendation to complete construction of Vogtle nuclear expansion
- September 01, 2017

Georgia Power projects it will complete one of the new units at the Vogtle plant by November 2021, and the other a year later. Georgia Power said: "The two new units at Plant Vogtle will be in service for 60 to 80 years and will add another low-priced, carbon-free energy source to our already diverse fuel mix". (more...)
US Congress awaits Donald Trump estimate on storm costs from Harvey US Congress awaits Donald Trump estimate on storm costs from Harvey
- September 01, 2017

A reporter specifically asked Sanders about this, presumably because Trump has previously donated money from his own charitable foundation. "We will be here every day until this city and this state and this region rebuild bigger and better than ever before", he said. (more...)
Oil prices dip on refinery shutdown Oil prices dip on refinery shutdown
- September 01, 2017

It has not commented since Harvey on whether it would release fuel specifically from the gasoline reserve. In order to continue the rally, WTI crude oil is going to have to overtake a series of retracement levels at $47.25, $47.64, $48.05 and $48.63 before it will threatened to change the main trend to up again. (more...)
Coast Guard launches helicopter for 7 people in distress Coast Guard launches helicopter for 7 people in distress
- September 01, 2017

The Coast Guard is responding to vessels in distress near the Lydia Ann Channel near Port Aransas, Texas, Saturday. Harvey came ashore as a Category 4 hurricane Friday night but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm. Fifteen people aboard three sinking boats were rescued near Port Aransas in Texas. Four people were saved when the boat called the "Signet Express" was almost sunk near Port Aransas, Texas Saturday. (more...)
Supreme Court defends local initiatives, but may threaten taxpayer protections Supreme Court defends local initiatives, but may threaten taxpayer protections
- September 01, 2017

In the case of California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland , the court by a 5 - 2 majority held that statutes proposed by voter initiative need not be held to the same procedural standards as statutes proposed by local government agencies. (more...)
PHL Senators Clash Over ₱6.4 billion Shabu Investigation PHL Senators Clash Over ₱6.4 billion Shabu Investigation
- September 01, 2017

When questioned, Taguba said that he could not recall the name of the restaurant they met. Taguba said he personally met Abellera and Jack in Davao City, which Abellera himself confirmed . "I also hereby apologize to Vice Mayor Duterte, Atty". Taguba also said on Thursday's hearing that the drug shipment did not involve the group of Abellera and Jack. (more...)
Southend voted top London airport for customer service Southend voted top London airport for customer service
- September 01, 2017

UK-based consumer advice magazine Which? has rated London Southend Airport as the best in the capital with a customer satisfaction rating of 84%, 16% more than any other London airport. On the other end of the scale, Doncaster Sheffield earned the highest accolade, with a customer satisfaction score of 87 per cent. "As Which? acknowledges, the airport is now undergoing the biggest transformation in its history". (more...)
Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. (REXR) Reaches New 52-Week High
- September 01, 2017

Properties" on July 13, 2017. This table compares Rexford Industrial Realty and Duke Realty Corporation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets. The CCI technical indicator can be used to help determine if a stock is overbought or oversold. Citigroup upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, November 1 report. (more...)
What's in Chevron Corporation (CVX) After Forming Multiple Bottom?
- September 01, 2017

About 9.95M shares traded. Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) has declined 49.83% since August 31, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.14% the S&P500. "Finally." on August 08, 2017. Chevron Corporation had a net margin of 4.50% and a return on equity of 4.13%. Therefore 22% are positive. Boston Scientific Corporation had 55 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Angels Trade For Outfielder Justin Upton
- September 01, 2017

While it's true that Upton can opt out after this season, the Angels wanted the veteran's bat regardless, so says Rosenthal. He's been on a tear this season for Detroit , with a 138 wRC+, a.264 ISO and 28 home runs in 125 games. Reynolds said he and Upton spoke with Tigers GM Al Avila recently to gauge the direction the Tigers plan to take. Los Angeles is now one game behind the Twins for the second spot in the American League wild card race. (more...)