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IL residents and leaders should support legal status for DACA immigrants IL residents and leaders should support legal status for DACA immigrants
- September 11, 2017

Responding in October 2010 to demands that he implement immigration reforms unilaterally, Obama declared, "I am not king". The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, brought stability and hope to the lives of almost 800,000 people brought into the U.S.as children by allowing them to work and attend school without fear of deportation. (more...)
Basketball star Dennis Rodman reveals his karaoke duets with Kim Jong
- September 11, 2017

Haley said on Monday that the U.S. was seeking a vote on the new sanctions on September 11. But the United States is expected to face opposition from China and Russian Federation, which both supply oil to North Korea and wield vetoes at the Security Council. (more...)
Xylem Inc. New (NYSE:XYL) Trading Up - Short interest fell by -19.11%
- September 11, 2017

Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 2,563,661 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $128,747,000 after purchasing an additional 86,938 shares during the period. RBC Capital Markets restated an "outperform" rating and issued a $58.00 price objective on shares of Xylem in a research report on Wednesday, December 28th. (more...)
Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Position Raised by Wright Investors Service Inc
- September 11, 2017

Merck & Co Inc now has $175.29B valuation. The shares were sold at an average price of $116.77, for a total transaction of $4,844,670.53. PepsiCo, Inc. UBS maintained PepsiCo, Inc. $337,775 worth of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) to report earnings on October, 5. Guggenheim Ltd Liability Com reported 1.02M shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. (more...)
Brexit: Ministers warn of 'chaos' if repeal bill rejected
- September 11, 2017

Frances O'Grady, the general secretary of the Trades Union Congress umbrella body, accused the government of a "criminal lack of preparation" for Britain's exit from the EU in March 2019. He said times - and economic conditions - have changed, making it mandatory for stiff new controls to be put in place. The Lib Dems said the chances of inflicting a government defeat lay with Labour MPs following Jeremy Corbyn's instruction to oppose the bill, and urged him to sack any frontbenchers who ... (more...)
South Korea bolsters missile shield as ICBM test fears rise
- September 11, 2017

Last year, China shipped just over 96,000 tonnes of gasoline and nearly 45,000 tonnes of diesel to North Korea, where it is used across the economy, from fishermen and farmers to truckers and the military. U.S. President Donald Trump was scheduled to speak with with Chinese President Xi Jinping of China on Wednesday morning. The bid for the toughest penalties yet against North Korea comes despite renewed warnings against such moves by the leaders of China and Russian Federation, which have ... (more...)
Trump allows new weapons sales to South Korea, Japan
- September 11, 2017

North Korea said Sunday's detonation was a "perfect success" in testing a hydrogen bomb , raising fears that it had developed the technology to build a nuclear device small enough to be mounted on a missile. "Russia agrees to the end goal of denuclearization, but they disagree on the way of doing it". "It would be extremely hard to advance the situation at hand without political and diplomatic instruments", he said. (more...)
Putin Rejects Moon's Calls for N.Korea Oil Embargo Putin Rejects Moon's Calls for N.Korea Oil Embargo
- September 11, 2017

Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, on Monday called on the Security Council to impose the strongest possible sanctions on Pyongyang. That calculation has held even while China's interests have diverged from those of North Korea. Trump, who also once favored talks with Pyongyang, recently said this was "not the answer". (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose forms over open Atlantic Tropical Storm Jose forms over open Atlantic
- September 11, 2017

Hurricane and tropical-storm watches are likely in the Leeward Islands later Thursday . Katia has "worrying characteristics" because it is very slow moving and could dump a lot of rain on areas that have been saturated in recent weeks, Luis Felipe Puente, head of Mexico's national emergency services, told domestic television on Wednesday. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic, could be hurricane by Friday Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic, could be hurricane by Friday
- September 11, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron says he expects that victims and heavy damages will be discovered when Hurricane Irma has left the islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy in the French West Indies. Only 60 hurricanes have formed in November since 1851, compared with 205 October hurricanes, NOAA reports. Where will Hurricane Irma make landfall? A hurricane is classified "major" when it reaches Category 3 or stronger. (more...)
Myanmar's Suu Kyi can't be stripped of Nobel prize - Institute Myanmar's Suu Kyi can't be stripped of Nobel prize - Institute
- September 11, 2017

Leaders of Muslim-majority countries have also condemned the violence. Instead, the Burmese leader, has blamed "terrorists" for "a huge iceberg of misinformation calculated to create a lot of problems". In the past two weeks, the Bangladesh government has twice summoned the Myanmar envoy to express its concern over the escalation of violence. But what some have called "ethnic cleansing" and others "a slow genocide" has persisted - and recently accelerated. (more...)
Part of I-55 now shutdown due to possible standoff Part of I-55 now shutdown due to possible standoff
- September 11, 2017

Forrest County officials said on Saturday that police believe Christopher Paul Dulas had kidnapped his wife, and that he should be considered armed and unsafe. MHP has tweeted that I-55 between mm 208 and 220 is back open. This standoff lead to the closure of twelve miles of I-55 Sunday afternoon. Christopher Dulas was a member of the US Army and was stationed at Camp Shelby, officials said. (more...)
AL gas prices jump more than 40 cents in a month AL gas prices jump more than 40 cents in a month
- September 11, 2017

Energy Department said six refineries were still shut down, an improvement from the dozen or so closed at the peak of the storm. But we need to confront it before it gets worse . The President earlier posted a link to state information on the locations of shelters, road closures and evacuation routes. "If you called, we are coming". (more...)
Irma Stacks Up With The Most Dangerous Hurricanes On Record Irma Stacks Up With The Most Dangerous Hurricanes On Record
- September 11, 2017

There are certain indisputable linkages that we can talk about immediately because they have already been vetted in general rather than for any specific storm. The question is how we will choose to process, understand, and act on them. "Certainly, there are lots of things we can do to prepare ... there are a lot of things that we have learned". (more...)
Donald Trump says military action against North Korea 'not inevitable' Donald Trump says military action against North Korea 'not inevitable'
- September 11, 2017

The former baller - known for his relentless rebounding and multi-hued Afros - also praised Trump, even though the president could be "a little bit insane sometimes", New York Post reports. might cut off trade with China and pull out of the South Korean trade agreement - as well as his " fire and fury " rhetoric that seemed to favor military action. (more...)
Shelter Makes Room for Dogs Coming in From Hurricane Irma Shelter Makes Room for Dogs Coming in From Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

The dogs will arrive around late Saturday evening, but will eventually be up for adoption. The family said the highways were backed up with evacuees trying to get away from the hurricane. "They will need bathed, medicated, sheltered, food, all of those things". "What we were told by the Horry County Shelter is there's a history of the Intracoastal Waterway flooding there, and when that happens people abandon their animals there", Audrey Lodato, with Brother Wolf, said. (more...)
Turnbull, Trump to discuss North Korea Turnbull, Trump to discuss North Korea
- September 11, 2017

Mr Turnbull described the discussion as "warm and constructive", saying the pair agreed it was time for the global community to exert maximum diplomatic and economic pressure on the rogue nation. Trump, in his separate phone calls to Theresa May and Malcolm Turnbull yesterday, ruled out any talks with North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme, it said. (more...)
Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) Shares Sold by Tdam USA Inc Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) Shares Sold by Tdam USA Inc
- September 11, 2017

Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC now owns 625 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $103,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. The days to cover increased to 3.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.01% as of August 15. State Bank Of Montreal Can, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 9.27M shares. (more...)
'Myanmar's Suu Kyi's Noble Prize can not be revoked' 'Myanmar's Suu Kyi's Noble Prize can not be revoked'
- September 11, 2017

Many global icons have condemned Madam Suu Kyi for the stance in the matter including, Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever peace prize victor. "Every time I see the news, my heart breaks", she wrote on Twitter . By comparison, communal violence in 2012 in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine, led to the killing of almost 200 people and the displacement of about 140,000, majority Rohingya. (more...)
Parts of north Alabama, but not Shoals, under tropical storm watch
- September 11, 2017

A storm surge warning was issued for much of Florida's coastline, from north of Homosassa Springs all the way around the peninsula and up to Titusville, east of Orlando, in advance of the storm. (It hit Florida initially as a category 4 storm). Listen for possible changes to the forecast.* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION: - For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov - For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org - For additional disaster ... (more...)
Governor Kay Ivey closes some state offices ahead of Hurricane Irma Governor Kay Ivey closes some state offices ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

Irma made landfall early Sunday morning as a powerful Category 4 hurricane in the Florida Keys. "I've authorized the national guard personnel to be deployed immediately for pre-storm preparation efforts and to respond once the storm reaches us. (more...)
People Killed Inside a Plano Home: Suspect Killed by Police People Killed Inside a Plano Home: Suspect Killed by Police
- September 11, 2017

Officers found the gunman inside the single-family home off Spring Creek Parkway and were forced to open fire, killing the suspect, according to investigators. Additional details will be reported when they become available. It was not immediately clear if the shooter knew the victims. This breaking news story will be updated . (more...)
N Carolina opening shelters for out-of-state Irma evacuees
- September 11, 2017

The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center, a division of the National Weather Service, shows Irma making three landfalls on the Florida coast. The state is still preparing for additional traffic as the result of evacuations in southern states, particularly Florida, but no excessive overflow is expected. (more...)
NATO chief: North Korea requires global response NATO chief: North Korea requires global response
- September 11, 2017

Stoltenberg, however, declined to comment on whether the U.S. territory of Guam in the Pacific, located 3,200km from North Korea, was covered by NATO's Article 5. On Saturday, Japanese jet fighters and USA bombers conducted war games over the East China Sea. Stoltenberg however declined to clarify NATO's position on North Korea's continued provocation, and instead stressed the need for a conflict-free resolution to the crisis on the Korean peninsula. (more...)
UFC 215 results: Ilir Latifi's wrestling hands Tyson Pedro first pro loss UFC 215 results: Ilir Latifi's wrestling hands Tyson Pedro first pro loss
- September 11, 2017

Latifi charges in with a few looping power punches and goes for a takedown. A huge takedown by Latifi in the third round that saw Pedro nearly land on his head, put an exclamation point on a good performance as Latifi took home the unanimous decision with scores 29-28, 29-28 and 30-27. (more...)
Macron, Xi agree to put more pressure on North Korea Macron, Xi agree to put more pressure on North Korea
- September 11, 2017

Trump's comments came a day after the United States was forced to ask the UN Security Council to freeze the assets of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un. President Donald Trump allegedly said South Korea's President Moon Jae-in was acting "like a beggar" because of his calls for dialogue with North Korea over their nuclear weapons program, Japanese TV network Fuji TV reported Thursday, according to independent newspaper The Hankyoreh . (more...)
Gov. Henry McMaster asks South Carolinians to prepare for Hurricane Irma Gov. Henry McMaster asks South Carolinians to prepare for Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

What happens for the Carolinas depends on when Irma makes that turn. McMaster also updated the latest on emergency officials being at the ready in case Irma's path puts it in SC. Potentially, the storm could move up the east coast of Florida and end up near the border of Georgia and SC late Monday. "There's a lot of misinformation out there on social media, and we're afraid people are taking the wrong action". (more...)
Case filed against Jawed Habib for 'insulting religious beliefs' in an advertisement Case filed against Jawed Habib for 'insulting religious beliefs' in an advertisement
- September 11, 2017

Following the controversy, Habib went to social media platform Twitter to apologize for the advertisement. An ad by the hair stylist's chain of saloons appeared recently in a newspaper with the caption "Gods too visit JH saloon", with caricatures of some Hindu gods and goddesses. (more...)
Patriot Prayer rally moved to Vancouver Patriot Prayer rally moved to Vancouver
- September 11, 2017

Vancouver conservative activist Joey Gibson announced Saturday afternoon that he's moving his planned Sunday rally and march from Portland to downtown Vancouver. An opposing group, Patriot Prayer , was also scheduled to hold a rally starting at about 12:30 p.m.at Waterfront Park. Officials said Friday that Portland Stands United Against Hate has a permit. (more...)
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank Has $2468000 Position in Banco De Chile (BCH)
- September 11, 2017

JP Morgan decreased shares of Banco De Chile Banco De Chile ADS (NYSE:BCH) stock from a Overweight rating to a Neutral rating in a research report issued to investors and clients on Wednesday, 6 September. The original version of this story can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/10/banco-santander-chile-bsac-upgraded-to-outperform-by-scotia-howard-weill.html. (more...)