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Seoul on alert over possible missile test by Pyongyang Seoul on alert over possible missile test by Pyongyang
- September 11, 2017

South Korea's military said it was keeping close tabs on the North amid speculation it could stage a missile launch or another nuclear test to mark the 1948 establishment of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. North Korean leader Kim attended the glitzy event himself, where footage purportedly showing the explosion was played, accompanied by a full string orchestra. (more...)
Policemen killed In North Sinai Attack Claimed By ISIS Policemen killed In North Sinai Attack Claimed By ISIS
- September 11, 2017

Only four victims were identified. Ambulances were unable to reach the area of the attack immediately because terrorists were targeting them with fire, according to sources. The incident left five policemen dead, including an officer, and another three people injured, including an army brigadier-general, the sources said. (more...)
President Trump Observes Moment of Silence at 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony President Trump Observes Moment of Silence at 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony
- September 11, 2017

The president and First Lady stood stoically on the White House South Lawn at 8:46 am EST when the first plane struck the North Tower of the World Trade Centre. Two planes hit and destroyed the World Trade Centre in NY and the other crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. A fourth plane crashed into the Pentagon. (more...)
Russian Federation refuses to budge on N. Korea
- September 11, 2017

The North says it needs nuclear weapons to defend itself, and analysts say it is seeking to strengthen its hand for any future negotiations with Washington . Putin said Tuesday at a news conference in China that Russian Federation saw the test as "provocative". "China has been making serious efforts to solve the conundrum", the paper said in an editorial. (more...)
Swedes warned against trips to North Korea Swedes warned against trips to North Korea
- September 11, 2017

China's opposition to the THAAD deployment has sent formerly strong relations with South Korea into a tailspin, cutting deeply into the crucial economic relationship between the two countries. He called on all North Korea's neighbours to show restraint, suggesting the bellicose rhetoric and military drills are "playing into their hands". Washington told the U.N. (more...)
More than 50 animals found tethered to trees in Florida More than 50 animals found tethered to trees in Florida
- September 11, 2017

The animals were left tethered to trees or cars, trapped in fenced yards and locked in crates. County animal control officers have been rushing to pick up animals left behind over the last couple of days. She said the agency will pursue felony animal cruelty charges if they are able to gather enough evidence and find the pet's owners. Authorities said they would take in the pet but said those who have no excuse to leave their pet behind will go on a "do not adopt list". (more...)
Three Rohingya refugees killed in explosion near Myanmar-Bangladesh border Three Rohingya refugees killed in explosion near Myanmar-Bangladesh border
- September 11, 2017

It also urged Myanmar to "reciprocate this humanitarian pause" in fighting. The plight of the Rohingya has triggered broad global condemnation of Myanmar and the country's Nobel peace prize laureate leader Aung San Suu Kyi . The limited shelter capacity is already exhausted. Better known locally as Harakah al-Yaqin (Faith Movement), Arsa launched coordinated raids using hundreds of militants on Aug 25 on about 30 police posts and state offices in northern Rakhine state. (more...)
Priebus, McGahn hire lawyer amid Mueller probe Priebus, McGahn hire lawyer amid Mueller probe
- September 11, 2017

According to Law360, McGahn and Priebus have retained William Burck , chair of the white collar practice at Quinn Emanuel. Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is planning to interview up to a dozen White House aides in the coming weeks, according to people familiar with the investigation, but no request has yet been made to question President Donald Trump . (more...)
Illini defense stands tall in victory Illini defense stands tall in victory
- September 11, 2017

And he didn't. Instead, the IL linebacker snatched Mike White's errant throw and raced toward the end zone. After running back Quinton Baker was thrown for a 2-yard loss, the Hilltoppers put the ball in the hands of White, who was hit as he attempted to thrown a short out route. (more...)
Hurricane Jose moving in Atlantic, expected to shift away from Puerto Rico
- September 11, 2017

Martin. Hurricane Jose was close behind, but at the last minute it veered away and might pose no threat to the US. Antigua has issued a hurricane watch for the islands of Antigua and Barbuda. The red strip represents areas in which hurricane watches are in effect. Katia is anticipated to drift toward the coast on Thursday. The NWS forecasts the storm will move inland, hitting the states of Tlaxcala, Puebla, and Hidalgo early Saturday. (more...)
ValuEngine Upgrades Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) to Strong-Buy
- September 11, 2017

HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) has risen 25.80% since September 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 66.36% the S&P500. There has been some buying insider activity on Stellus Capital Investment Corp (NYSE: SCM ) recently. (more...)
Afghans protest ongoing violence in Myanmar Afghans protest ongoing violence in Myanmar
- September 11, 2017

Khan said. "We have no policy to negotiate with terrorists", Zaw Htay told CNN. Rohingya insurgents have declared a monthlong truce in order to allow humanitarian aid into Myanmar's Rakhine state, where military "cleansing operations" have left hundreds dead and forced almost 300,000 to flee into neighboring Bangladesh . (more...)
Predicting Irma: Weather balloons deployed more often to track hurricane Predicting Irma: Weather balloons deployed more often to track hurricane
- September 11, 2017

Weather systems now in the central United States, which are being observed by the extra weather-balloon launches, will move east, eventually interacting with Hurricane Irma after it reaches US soil, the Valley office said. "We are here 24/7/365 anyway". Kurz explained that during significant weather events, the office might launch weather balloons before a storm develops to gauge how the environment has changed since its last launch. (more...)
Injured 'real-life' great white shark washes up on Sydney beach Injured 'real-life' great white shark washes up on Sydney beach
- September 11, 2017

Mr Townsend said it's unclear what authorities will do with the shark at this stage. Wildlife rescuers then used a stretcher to transport the injured shark to the very popular sea pool at Fairy Bower , about a five minute drive from Manly, which lifeguards obviously cleared out. (more...)
Bob Dylan is coming to the Richmond Coliseum in November Bob Dylan is coming to the Richmond Coliseum in November
- September 11, 2017

R&B legend Mavis Staples will also be a special guest. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. Those interested in buying tickets can get them online through IUauditorium.com or ticketmaster.com . (more...)
Parts of Missouri, Illinois may see Irma rain Parts of Missouri, Illinois may see Irma rain
- September 11, 2017

Meanwhile, Alabama's state park system was advertising availability for evacuees around the state. Breezy. Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. The storm, which had Florida and the East Coast in its crosshairs Friday , will have lost much of its punch before it approaches OH, according to Mark Adams, meteorologist at the NWS' Cleveland office. (more...)
Are Hedge Funds Betting Against Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)? Are Hedge Funds Betting Against Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)?
- September 11, 2017

The Enterprise Financial Services Corp holds 22,698 shares with $1.33M value, up from 10,697 last quarter. Eastern Bank bought 60,052 shares as the company's stock declined 1.04% while stock markets rallied. The stock of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Piper Jaffray. More notable recent Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Bristol-Myers Squibb's Dividend Growth Story Marred By Limited ... (more...)
Girl punished, made to stand in boys' loo Girl punished, made to stand in boys' loo
- September 11, 2017

I got scared and didn't say anything. "Now my child is not at all ready to face the co-students as she is feeling ashamed", he said. Not satisfied with the girl's statement, she was forced to stand in boys toilet. "She wants me to shift her to another school", Ramakrishna said in the complaint. But were you ever punished so much that it made you stop going to school? Will take it up with Hon'ble Deputy CM for appropriate action on the school."The girl's father yesterday approached city-based ... (more...)
UGC NET 2017: Last date to apply; things to remember! UGC NET 2017: Last date to apply; things to remember!
- September 11, 2017

The Commission has also given a provision of correction in the application forms in case of mistakes which will open from September 19 to September 25, 2017 . The CBSE has made a decision to conduct the NET only once in a year instead of twice from this year onwards. As per the UGC NET 2017 exam pattern, the exam had three papers and it is compulsory for candidates to appear in all papers. (more...)
Russian Federation opposes North Korea oil embargo, says South Korean presidential spokesman
- September 11, 2017

Seoul also conducted a drill simulating an attack on its northern neighbor, as the USA said it will increase missile defense for South Korea . Putin said that given the North Korean leadership's determination to acquire weapons of mass destruction, he doubted whether sanctions would have any deterrent effect. (more...)
Putin thinks North Korea crisis will not go nuclear, diplomacy to prevail Putin thinks North Korea crisis will not go nuclear, diplomacy to prevail
- September 11, 2017

While Putin reiterated Moscow's opposition to new sanctions against North Korea , he told reporters he had assured South Korean President Moon Jae-in that Moscow condemns North Korea's nuclear test and thinks it "flagrantly violates" global law. (more...)
Jose strengthens into hurricane in Atlantic Ocean
- September 11, 2017

It is quite rare to have three simultaneous hurricanes. This is something Eric Blake, an NHC scientist, said is "unparalleled here and totally ridiculous given [the scale of] Irma ". Katia has developed in the Gulf of Mexico. "We are very anxious about Hurricane Jose", Gaston Browne, prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, told The Washington Post . (more...)
Here's How Much Plane Tickets Cost To Leave Florida Amid Hurricane Irma Here's How Much Plane Tickets Cost To Leave Florida Amid Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

Indeed, some carriers have added flights . Delta even announced on their page that they already put a $399 cap on all their flights from southern Florida until September 13. The decision to cancel flights on Saturday and Sunday at Miami International was a decision made by the airlines, not the airport or the FAA. Delta both upsized its airplanes and added new flights to account for the additional seats, it said in a statement. (more...)
DW: North Korea nuclear crisis: Vladimir Putin warns against 'global catastrophe'
- September 11, 2017

This is likely to be the case, as the move makes South Korea's top of the line missiles broadly obsolete, and is meant to set the stage for a major new round of United States arms sales, with bigger U.S. Such action would require the approval of China and Russian Federation, two veto-holding members of the UN Security Council and economic partners of North Korea . (more...)
Clashes Erupt Over THAAD Deployment in S. Korea
- September 11, 2017

South Korea's defence ministry said it was already strengthening its defences, in part by deploying more US-made Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) missile launchers. The Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang also provides consular services for the United States, Australia and Canada. He also faulted South Korea for its "talk of appeasement". (more...)
Senate Passes Bill on Storm Aid, Debt Limit and Government Spending Senate Passes Bill on Storm Aid, Debt Limit and Government Spending
- September 11, 2017

McConnell couldn't summon enough Republican votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Senate majority leader stopped responding to the president's chitchat, the people familiar said. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, meanwhile, has reportedly been running of out funds as it attempts to ease the suffering of roughly 450,000 people expected to ask for federal assistance. (more...)
India Protests Against Australian Ad That Shows Hindu God Promoting Meat India Protests Against Australian Ad That Shows Hindu God Promoting Meat
- September 11, 2017

However, it was still apparently not as diverse because the Advertising Standards Board of Australia had received and ultimately rejected complaints that said the ad portrayed young, white males offensively. Youtube The various deities, gathered around the table in the MLA ad. Rajan Zed stated that it was highly irresponsible of MLA to continue with this ad despite the clear expression by Hindus that it was very inappropriate and hurt their feelings. (more...)
Khawaja Asif meets Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Khawaja Asif meets Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif
- September 11, 2017

During the meetings, views on latest regional situation and different aspects of the bilateral relations were exchanged. Asif is accompanied by National Security Advisor Naseer Khan Janjua and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua. The foreign minister visited China last Friday and managed to win crucial support from Beijing, which urged the world to recognise Pakistan's sacrifices in the fight against terrorism. (more...)
US circulates revised UN draft resolution on N. Korea sanctions: diplomats US circulates revised UN draft resolution on N. Korea sanctions: diplomats
- September 11, 2017

President Trump has made pressuring China to "do more" on North Korea a priority. But it isn't clear if the heated rhetoric out of Pyongyang - or another potential missile test - will constitute such a threat in the eyes of the administration. (more...)
United States adds final pieces to South Korean missile-defense system amid protests
- September 11, 2017

Forces Korea control over the THAAD site, News 1 reported. South Korean President Moon Jae-in headed back home Thursday after his two-day visit to Vladivostok for a regional economic summit where he sought to enhance regional economic cooperation, as well as joint efforts to tame the provocative North Korea . (more...)

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