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Cabinet Reshuffle: Hardeep Singh Puri's Journey From Diplomacy To Governance Cabinet Reshuffle: Hardeep Singh Puri's Journey From Diplomacy To Governance
- September 03, 2017

He is one of the few Indians to have presided over the UN Security Council and the only one to have chaired its Counter-Terrorism Committee. Earlier this year, he was appointed as Chairman of Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), a Delhi-based autonomous think-tank that works under the Ministry of External Affairs. (more...)
Gloves come off in Kenya ahead of new presidential vote Gloves come off in Kenya ahead of new presidential vote
- September 03, 2017

The decision to annul the election was unexpected and unprecedented in Africa where governments often hold sway over judges. It is the second time since the court's ruling that Kenyatta issued a critical comment in public about the judiciary. (more...)
Somalia: Dozens of Jubbaland soldiers killed in dawn raid Somalia: Dozens of Jubbaland soldiers killed in dawn raid
- September 03, 2017

The attack begin after a suicide bomber driving a truck filled with explosives targeted the Somali army base at Buulo Gadeed village, 30km south of Kismayo, followed by a firefight. A short statement on a pro-Shabaab website, citing the group's Andalus radio, said: "The Mujahedeen fighters took control of Bala Gudud, there were many enemy deaths and three technical vehicles were looted". (more...)
President Trump Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Victims
- September 03, 2017

Mr. Trump has asked Congress for $7.8bn (£6bn). Some of the tens of thousands of people forced into shelters by Harvey will attend the Astros game, where Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will throw out the first pitch and a moment of silence is planned for those who perished. (more...)
President Trump pledges $1 million of his personal money to Harvey relief President Trump pledges $1 million of his personal money to Harvey relief
- September 03, 2017

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive in Corpus Christi. "It's been really nice", according to the pool report . "I think Congress is going to make a comeback". She said she wasn't exactly aware of the source. But, as is often the case in Washington, a funding fight may be inevitable. It is believed that about 80% of Texans do not have flood insurance to cover the wreckage. (more...)
Croatia qualifier abandoned after heavy rain Croatia qualifier abandoned after heavy rain
- September 03, 2017

There won't be a replay of the match on Sunday and Federation Internationale de Football Association is yet to set a new date. "Of course, we didn't have good preparation for the match". In the World Cup Qualifying UEFA of Group I the teams Croatia and Kosovo are facing against each other today. Ukraine are second with 14 points and Iceland are in the third place with 13 points. (more...)
On disaster relief, Republicans go beyond hypocrisy On disaster relief, Republicans go beyond hypocrisy
- September 03, 2017

Sen. Ted Cruz , R-Tex., has been forced to defend his 2013 vote in recent days as Harvey wreaks havoc in his home state. While we have yet to see the full impact of the storm, there is no doubt that the thoughtful coordination of Texas elected officials and their counterparts at all levels have helped mitigate the devastation we have seen. (more...)
Evaluating Insider Trading And Ownership For Callon Petroleum Company (CPE)
- September 03, 2017

The stock witnessed -4.43% declines, -9.6% declines and -16.18% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. About shares traded. KeyCorp analyst C. Stevens now expects that the oil and natural gas company will earn $0.42 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $0.43. (more...)
Brush fire burns 1000 acres, forces evacuations in Riverside County Brush fire burns 1000 acres, forces evacuations in Riverside County
- September 03, 2017

Firefighters Sunday were working to contain a fireworks-fueled, fast-moving, 3,200-acre brush fire that started west of Calimesa and triggered mandatory evacuations in Riverside County and neighboring Redlands, authorities said. About 100 homes were affected on the side of Riverside County and nine others were affected in Redlands. Officials estimate 450 people were displaced. (more...)
Mnuchin preparing harsher sanctions for North Korea Mnuchin preparing harsher sanctions for North Korea
- September 03, 2017

Trump is set to meet with top advisors Sunday to discuss North Korea's tests. "I did speak with the president", Mnuchin also said Sunday. The Texas Republican, a member of the Armed Services Committee, also called for enhancing missile defense to give the US the capability to destroy an ICBM fired from North Korea. (more...)
Hurricane Irma forms over the eastern Atlantic Hurricane Irma forms over the eastern Atlantic
- September 03, 2017

Washington: A powerful hurricane named Irma is rapidly intensifying in the open Atlantic and is posing a major threat to the Caribbean and the United States, weather officials said . However, the storm is now clocking wind speeds of around 110 miles per hour, moving west-northwest at 13mph. But the center said it was too early to know what impact Irma could have in the Bahamas and United States where there is no effect now. (more...)
North Korea 'conducts nuclear test after making hydrogen bomb claims' North Korea 'conducts nuclear test after making hydrogen bomb claims'
- September 03, 2017

It's further considering deployment of new US weapons on the Korean peninsula, as part of a long-standing U.S. North Korea in July test-launched two ICBMs that are believed to be capable of reaching the mainland United States. USGS recorded what they described as a shallow 5.1- magnitude "mining explosion" 24 kilometres east northeast of Sungjibaegam in North Korea, in an updated report. (more...)
HURRICANE TRACKER: Hurricane Irma a Category 2 storm in the Atlantic HURRICANE TRACKER: Hurricane Irma a Category 2 storm in the Atlantic
- September 03, 2017

As of 5 p.m. Saturday the storm is generating an area of sustained wind of 110 miles per hour as it moves west at 15 miles per hour. According to the 5 a.m. The storm does not pose an immediate threat to land and there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect, the hurricane center said . At least 31 people have died after the storm, the most powerful to hit Texas in more than 50 years, made landfall. (more...)
North Korea: Tremor detected in sign of possible nuclear test North Korea: Tremor detected in sign of possible nuclear test
- September 03, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said North Korea's provocations had "reached a new dimension" with the latest nuclear test. Merkel spoke on the phone with French President Emmanuel Macron. The North called the test a "perfect success" while its neighbors condemned the blast immediately. "North Korea will continue with their nuclear weapons programme unless the U.S. (more...)
Iran tests its indigenous air defense system Iran tests its indigenous air defense system
- September 03, 2017

He did not mention the location. "Iran will never allow such hostile planes to approach its airspace and would not hesitate to bring them down if necessary", said Esmaili, quoted by the Tasnim news agency. Russian-made, S-300 long-range missiles at the Fordo nuclear site in central Iran, August 28, 2016. Both threaten Israel with tens of thousands of rockets and missiles. (more...)
The Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (TTPH) The Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (TTPH)
- September 03, 2017

The rating was initiated by Wunderlich with "Buy" on Wednesday, April 27. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of UTX in report on Monday, August 7 with "Buy" rating. Next Fincl owns 1,427 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Incorporated has invested 0.12% in Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN). (NYSE:SVU) for 1.46 million shares. (more...)
Auto crashes into house and sets it on fire Auto crashes into house and sets it on fire
- September 03, 2017

According to the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, the driver and two passengers in the vehicle managed to leave the auto before it caught fire and were hospitalized with minor head injuries. Fire crews have left the scene now. North Yorkshire police arrested a 20-year-old man who is thought to have been at the wheel. Photograph: Danny Lawson/ PA WireThe scene in the early hours of this morning. (more...)
Trump to rescind Obama restriction on police weapons Trump to rescind Obama restriction on police weapons
- September 03, 2017

After the attacks on 11 September 2001, the transfers of such equipment to local law enforcement agencies surged. The AG, former military chief, Jeff Sessions would make this announcement on Monday at the Fraternal Order of Police conference in Nashville, Tennessee even with many experts trying so hard to understand the rationale behind the changes to the program initiated by the Pentagon under the last administration. (more...)
Amber Alert Issued in Florida Amber Alert Issued in Florida
- September 03, 2017

Step grandfather arrested. Fischer is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing tan shorts. She was last seen in the area of Elderton Drive in Apopka wearing a light multi-colored tank top night gown. Makayla has maroon braids. If you have any information on where this child might be, you're urged to call police. Stay with News 6 and ClickOrlando.com for updates on this developing story. (more...)
Did Kim Jong Un's Wife Secretly Have A Third Child? Did Kim Jong Un's Wife Secretly Have A Third Child?
- September 03, 2017

The statement was included in a South Korean intelligence report submitted to parliament on Tuesday. NUTTY North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is ready to submerge all of the United States if the country dares to attack it. He called the launch a "meaningful prelude" to containing Guam, which is home to key US military bases that North Korea finds threatening, and said the country needs to conduct more missile launches into the Pacific to advance the capabilities of its strategic force, ... (more...)
FEMA Approves $66 Million for Hurricane Harvey Victims Already FEMA Approves $66 Million for Hurricane Harvey Victims Already
- September 03, 2017

The request is being prepared primarily to cover funding demands through the September 30 end of the federal fiscal year, according to the officials, who described the matter on condition of anonymity. If the debt ceiling isn't raiased soon, the US government will only have enough cash to continue funding its operations through September 29, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has told lawmakers. (more...)
United Kingdom minister: European Union commission criticism of Brexit talks was 'silly' United Kingdom minister: European Union commission criticism of Brexit talks was 'silly'
- September 03, 2017

Money, that great lubricant of deal-making, now looks set to delay the start of talks on a post-Brexit partnership with the EU. Asked about the report, Davis told host Andrew Marr: "It's rubbish, it's nonsense". "They are trying to use time against us". His comments came as Theresa May sought to prevent a Tory rebellion ahead of the first Commons votes on the Brexit legislation. (more...)
Who is Raj Kumar Singh? Who is Raj Kumar Singh?
- September 03, 2017

Therefore, he entrusted the hard task (of apprehending Advani) to his competent officer Singh. Singh has been a member of the Parliament since 2014 representing Arrah constituency in Bihar. He also handled as the Home Secretary the public outrage after the December 16, 2012, gang rape of a Delhi woman. It is believed that then home minister P. (more...)
Tropical Storm Lidia dumps heavy rain in Mexico Tropical Storm Lidia dumps heavy rain in Mexico
- September 03, 2017

One person was considered missing and video broadcast on local networks showed vehicles being swept away by flooded rivers. About 1,400 people sought refuge at storm shelters as the storm flooded streets and stranded tourists. Lidia earlier spread rains over a broad swathe of Mexico including the capital, where it was blamed for flooding that briefly closed the city's airport this week. (more...)
The granddaughter of the Emperor of Japan marries commoner The granddaughter of the Emperor of Japan marries commoner
- September 03, 2017

The princess studied at a graduate school in Britain from September 2014. Princess Mako has since introduced him to her parents, Prince Akishino, second in line to the Chrysanthemum throne, and Princess Kiko, as someone she wished to 'share her future with'. (more...)
United Kingdom and Japan to work 'quickly' on post-Brexit trade deal
- September 03, 2017

North Korea's missile programme presents an "unprecedented threat to worldwide security", Theresa May said as she vowed to speed up the implementation of sanctions against Kim Jong Un's regime. "I have asked Prime Minister May to minimise the impact on Japanese companies and to ensure transparency and predictability", Abe said Thursday. Speaking to ITV News while visiting Japan, Mrs May repeated that she is "not a quitter ". (more...)
Friday forecast: windy and cloudy with a chance of rain, high 80 Friday forecast: windy and cloudy with a chance of rain, high 80
- September 03, 2017

Saturday: Mostly Cloudy with a Good Chance for Showers and Storms. The Tigers have a flawless day for the first home game. Most of the rest of western Colorado will remain dry. Heat index values could approach 100 degrees during the afternoon. Tuesday night will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Saturday could be the hottest day of this stretch, forecasters said, but the sizzling temperatures will linger through possibly the middle of next week. (more...)
India gets a woman-Defence Minister India gets a woman-Defence Minister
- September 03, 2017

Nirmala Sitharaman was today appointed as Defence Minister . The promoted ministers and the new faces were administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind at a 35-minute ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, attended among others by new Vice President M. (more...)
Lynx to host WNBA All-Star Game Lynx to host WNBA All-Star Game
- September 03, 2017

The announcement came Saturday that the Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018, the league's midseason showcase, will take place July 28 in Minneapolis. It will be held in the newly renovated Target Center, where the Lynx will play the 2018 season, their 20th as a franchise. (more...)
JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $17 million JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $17 million
- September 03, 2017

More than 32,000 people have been displaced by the storm, and the death toll is feared to be as high as 46. Most Houstonians who could go home simply sighed and said there was nothing to do but clean up and start over. The center added that "catastrophic and life-threatening flooding will continue" in the Houston , Beaumont/Port Arthur and southwestern Louisiana regions for the rest of the week. (more...)