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What now? A look at Harvey's impact on Houston What now? A look at Harvey's impact on Houston
- September 07, 2017

One week after the Category Four storm lashed southeast Texas, rescuers were still searching by air and by boat for people trapped in their flooded homes. Beaumont officials began giving out water on Friday and are doing so again Saturday. Authorities had previously ordered residents living within 1.5 miles of the facility to evacuate amid concerns about the fumes emanating from the plant, which produces organic peroxides used to make plastics and other materials. (more...)
North Korean missile reportedly on the move
- September 07, 2017

South Korea said earlier in the day it was talking to the United States about deploying aircraft carriers and strategic bombers to the Korean peninsula after signs North Korea might launch more missiles. South Korea has claimed that the North is making preparations for another ICBM test . Since the late 1970s, South Korean missile development has been limited by a bilateral "guideline" between the United States and Seoul. (more...)
North Korea crisis: United States 'wants WAR' as Kim threatens 'POWERFUL' retaliation North Korea crisis: United States 'wants WAR' as Kim threatens 'POWERFUL' retaliation
- September 07, 2017

That test, along with a series of missile launches, showed Pyongyang was close to achieving its goal of developing a powerful nuclear weapon that could reach the United States. "The question is can you get North Korea to the negotiating table without severe penalties", Engel continued. "However, such an assumption has now proven wrong". (more...)
No 'fire and fury' as Trump team talks North Korea with Congress No 'fire and fury' as Trump team talks North Korea with Congress
- September 07, 2017

But Putin, speaking in China on Tuesday, cautioned against "military hysteria" and said that the only way to resolve the crisis was through diplomacy. Weapons experts say it's nearly impossible to verify if the warhead and missile could be successfully paired unless North Korea were to fire a nuclear-tipped ICBM. (more...)
Donaldson Co Inc (NYSE:DCI) Institutional Investors Q4 2016 Sentiment
- September 07, 2017

On Thursday, June 1 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Hold". The company was initiated on Monday, July 27 by JP Morgan. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Buy" on Wednesday, October 14. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Hold" rating and $4800 target in Tuesday, July 4 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, August 17 report. (more...)
US Navy Seals Train SKorean Team to Kill Kim Jong Un US Navy Seals Train SKorean Team to Kill Kim Jong Un
- September 07, 2017

The draft United States proposal called for a total ban on supplying a range of oil products to North Korea and a ban on its textile export industry. "It is necessary to compel North Korea to immediately and fully implement all relevant UN Security Council resolutions, as well as to abandon all programs for the development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in a full-fledged, verifiable and irreversible way". (more...)
Putin: Hysteria over N. Korea may lead to planetary catastrophe Putin: Hysteria over N. Korea may lead to planetary catastrophe
- September 07, 2017

Former CNN Beijing bureau chief, Mike Chinoy, said that China has been persuading North Korea not to test any more nuclear missiles. Putin said that the regime in North Korea will hold onto their nuclear weapons "as long as they do not feel safe". (more...)
Moon, Abe to Persuade China, Russia of Tougher Sanctions against N. Korea
- September 07, 2017

Earlier Wednesday, the USA proposed a resolution at the UN that would include broad new sanctions on North Korea and freeze the assets of leader Kim Jong Un in the wake of global concern over the rogue nation's nuclear weapons tests . His comments in the Estonian capital Thursday follow Pyongyang's latest and the most powerful test explosion Sunday of what it says was a thermonuclear weapon built for missiles capable of reaching the US mainland. (more...)
Ivanka asked, 'Daddy, can I come with you?'
- September 07, 2017

And we embrace this new model: "the American model". "I'm gonna guess that one was off-script", quipped Colbert. "He doesn't even ask, just grabs them". Is Melania Trump the HOTTEST first lady ever? "Who uses an exclamation point?" He was talking about North Dakota being an example for the nation: "This state is a reminder of what can happen when we promote American jobs instead of obstructing American jobs, which has been happening, believe me", Trump said. (more...)
Abe agrees with Putin on 'serious threat' from North Korea's nuke test Abe agrees with Putin on 'serious threat' from North Korea's nuke test
- September 07, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test as provocation. South Korea's military said its live-fire exercise was meant to "strongly warn" North Korea. Early on Sunday, the world was alerted to Pyongyang successfully carrying out its largest ever nuclear missile test in the mountains in northern North Korea when observers detected up an 6.3-magnitude natural disaster. (more...)
CBI summons Lalu Prasad and Tejashwi CBI summons Lalu Prasad and Tejashwi
- September 07, 2017

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI ) on Thursday has summoned former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son Tejashwi Yadav in Railway hotel tender case. The CBI has alleged that there have been various irregularities relating to development, maintenance and operation of BNR Hotels in Ranchi and Puri. The CBI, which registered the case on July 5 under Sections 420 and 120B of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 13 and 13 (1) B of the Prevention of Corruption Act, claimed ... (more...)
At least 2400 Dutch travelers in Hurricane Irma areas: travel agency TUI At least 2400 Dutch travelers in Hurricane Irma areas: travel agency TUI
- September 07, 2017

These devices will allow the repatriation of more than 1800 passengers. Air Canada said it is also sending extra flights to the affected areas, though one customer at a resort in Turks and Caicos told CTV Montreal he is trying to get a flight with Air Canada, but he says nothing is being done for him and his wife. (more...)
Trump's plan to starve North Korea of oil is a long shot Trump's plan to starve North Korea of oil is a long shot
- September 07, 2017

At the conclusion of the meeting, Haley said that the USA would circulate a resolution in response to the nuclear test, with plans for a vote on it next week. North Korea's largest trading partner, China, has urged all sides to ratchet down their rhetoric. The proposed resolution would add 42 items to a list of equipment, goods and technology that countries are banned from exporting to North Korea . (more...)
Putin warns North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes Putin warns North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes
- September 07, 2017

He also said it was "ridiculous" that the United States first slapped Russian Federation with sanctions carried in the same bill that penalised North Korea, and "then asked us to help impose sanctions on North Korea". "Secretary Mattis assured Minister Song that the United States remains ironclad in its commitment to the defence of the ROK (Republic of Korea)", the Pentagon stated in a readout of the call. (more...)
Trump sided with Dems on debt ceiling deal because 'Schumer talked first' Trump sided with Dems on debt ceiling deal because 'Schumer talked first'
- September 07, 2017

That puts him in alignment with Democrats Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi . And on Wednesday, he rushed past reporters seeking comment on Trump's reported deal with Democrats . " We agreed to a three-month extension on debt ceiling, which they consider to be sacred - very important - always we'll agree on debt ceiling automatically because of the importance of it", the president said. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Irma Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Irma
- September 07, 2017

Hurricane Irma continues to wreak havoc on the Caribbean Wednesday, and Floridians keep eyeballing the storm's path as it moves ever closer on a possible collision course. "Everything is blown out", he told CNN by phone near Road Town. It passed over Antigua and Barbuda around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. The active season is taking a toll on the National Hurricane Center's website. (more...)
European Union policy towards Turkey based on double standards: Erdogan European Union policy towards Turkey based on double standards: Erdogan
- September 07, 2017

Sep 7 German Chancellor Angela Merkel's call to end Turkey's EU membership talks met resistance today from many of her European partners, who warned against hasty action against a crucial ally. "First of all, because Turkey is a partner in the region on many different files and secondly, because it is still a candidate country". Turkey has also restricted access to German parliamentarians seeking to visit German troops at the Incirlik airbase in southern Turkey , leading Berlin to ... (more...)
United Kingdom proposes to end free movement of labour after Brexit - Guardian United Kingdom proposes to end free movement of labour after Brexit - Guardian
- September 07, 2017

The Guardian newspaper published a leaked government document late on Tuesday detailing plans to drive down the number of lower-skilled European Union workers coming to Britain once it has left the European Union in 2019. The SNP's Westminster leader Ian Blackford called the leaked proposals "a disgrace" and said the policies could break up families. TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady said: "These plans would create an underground economy, encouraging bad bosses to exploit migrants ... (more...)
Vladimir Putin says progress on North Korea impossible without dialogue
- September 07, 2017

He said it "offers a genuine way to defuse the tensions and a step-by-step settlement". News of preparations for a possible missile test came as the South Korean Defence Ministry said the USA military would soon add four additional launchers for a missile defence system deployed in the country's south, Yonhap reported. (more...)
US Seals Train SKorean Team to Kill Kim in Case of War
- September 07, 2017

I'm just bringing sports to North Korea, I've always said I'm not about politics. Former NBA star Dennis Rodman hopes to "straighten things out" between President Donald Trump and supreme leader Kim Jong Un, two men Rodman calls friends. (more...)
Hurricane Irma roars across the Caribbean Hurricane Irma roars across the Caribbean
- September 07, 2017

It is moving west-northwest at 16 mph and was located 85 miles north-northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico . Jose is similar to Irma in the sense that it's a Cape Verde hurricane, a type of storm that forms in the far eastern Atlantic, near the Cape Verde Islands (now known as Cabo Verde). (more...)
Mattel, Inc. (MAT) - EPS Growth Analysis
- September 07, 2017

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS lifted its holdings in shares of Mattel by 29.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock increased its position in Mattel by 3,220.3% during the Q1. Mattel has a 52 week low of $15.92 and a 52 week high of $33.79. Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) declined 0.61% through out intraday market trading on early Tue, reaching $16.38. (more...)
Drivers to dodge £100 rise in insurance costs after Government u-turn Drivers to dodge £100 rise in insurance costs after Government u-turn
- September 07, 2017

Commenting on the announcement Colin Read in the insurance team at global law firm Pinsent Masons said:"The changes in February 2017 created significant disquiet within the insurance industry". "Assessing the rate against a wider range of investment products is a move that has widespread support". Tony Sault, UK general insurance leader for EY reached out to Insurance Business with his verdict. (more...)
NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Suing Trump Administration Over DACA NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Suing Trump Administration Over DACA
- September 07, 2017

Handling the case for NY was assistant attorney general Kate Matuschak under the supervision of deputy bureau chief Laura J. Levine and bureau chief Jane Azia, all of the Consumer Frauds and Protection Bureau. It points to his statements from the 2016 presidential campaign. "As attorney general for the state of Washington, I have a hammer, it's the law". Ending DACA would affect more than 42,000 New Yorkers and cost the state more than $38 billion over the next decade, Schneiderman said. (more...)
NAB finalises four references against Sharif family, Ishaq Dar NAB finalises four references against Sharif family, Ishaq Dar
- September 07, 2017

Once filed by NAB, the accountability court will have six months to take decision on the references. The NAB Executive Board meeting will be held in the chair of Chairman NAB Qamar Zeman Chaudhry at the Bureau's headquarter to discuss the final drafts of four references against the former premier, his sons Hussain Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz, daughter Maryam Nawaz, and son-in-law Capt (Retd) Safdar, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and others before sending these references to accountability courts. (more...)
Trump Interrupts His Speech to Praise Ivanka: 'Come On Up, Honey' Trump Interrupts His Speech to Praise Ivanka: 'Come On Up, Honey'
- September 07, 2017

Cersi Lanister Ivanka stroll into the meeting like she doesn't know that a meeting is happening so that everyone in the meeting can play nice. The report claims that Republican leaders, such as House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, were "visibly annoyed by Ivanka's presence", although Ryan's spokeswoman AshLee Strong later refuted that claim. (more...)
President Trump to Donate $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Efforts President Trump to Donate $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Efforts
- September 07, 2017

President Donald Trump points as he walks from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington , Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, as he returns from Springfield, Mo. Bossert didn't expand on what types of long-term assistance people in the country illegally would be able to obtain, but said some types of assistance may be open only to citizens. (more...)
Journalist shot by 2 bike-borne assailants in Bihar's Arval, condition critical Journalist shot by 2 bike-borne assailants in Bihar's Arval, condition critical
- September 07, 2017

Bihar journalist shot at: According to police, the attack on Mishra is a case of personal enmity. The scribe, who has been identified as Pankaj Mishra , was rushed to a nearby hospital where his condition is said to be critical, police said. (more...)
Srinagar Grenade blast: Injured civilian succumbs Srinagar Grenade blast: Injured civilian succumbs
- September 07, 2017

The deceased was identified as Maqsood Ahmad Shah, son of Ali Muhammad Shah, a resident of Budgam. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. Autos and other vehicles were also damaged in the blast. Earlier on Wednesday, suspected militants lobbed a grenade on Police station Shopian which didn't explode. (more...)
More than 50 Virginia Red Cross volunteers headed to Texas More than 50 Virginia Red Cross volunteers headed to Texas
- September 07, 2017

Harvey made landfall for a second time Wednesday with high winds, rain and flash floods in the cities of Port Arthur and Beaumont. As officials were only beginning to assess the widespread damage across the region and as rescue flights and boat missions continued through parts of the state, President Trump was expected to ask Congress to approve $7.8 billion for disaster relief in the coming days, and $6.7 billion more by the end of the month, White House officials said . (more...)