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Seattle mayor resigns after latest sexual abuse allegation Seattle mayor resigns after latest sexual abuse allegation
- September 13, 2017

The announcement comes just hours after the Seattle Times reported new allegations that Murray sexually abused a relative in the 1970s. Urbanist Cary Moon had done so prior to the latest allegations, first in May, and reiterated that sentiment in a press conference on Tuesday, calling Murray's response to the allegations "deeply inappropriate and harmful". (more...)
Former Aide Says Menendez Helped Melgen Secure Visas Former Aide Says Menendez Helped Melgen Secure Visas
- September 13, 2017

But toward the end of a day marked by frequent pauses in which lawyers and the judge quibbled over evidence and the appropriate questioning of witnesses, defense attorneys pushed back on the prosecution's insinuation that Menendez had run afoul of the law by involving himself and his staff in a visa application. (more...)
United Kingdom proposes maintaining security cooperation with European Union post-Brexit United Kingdom proposes maintaining security cooperation with European Union post-Brexit
- September 13, 2017

Underlining that Britain has the largest defense and development budgets in Europe, officials will press what they consider to be one of their strongest arguments - that the government can offer defense and security support to the EU. The position paper - the twelfth to be released by the British government - does not mention cooperation on cross-border crime or whether it will remain a member of Europol. (more...)
Final Applicants Expected Before Arkansas Medical Marijuana Deadline Final Applicants Expected Before Arkansas Medical Marijuana Deadline
- September 13, 2017

The Iowa Attorney General's office told the Department of Public Health this month to not proceed with a provision requiring the state to license up to two "out-of-state" dispensaries before the end of the year. Members of the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board have repeatedly made clear their view that such facilities are now illegal, pointing to a 2013 Michigan Supreme Court decision that the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act does not permit sales of marihuana other than from a caregiver to his ... (more...)
South African employers set for modest hiring in Q4 South African employers set for modest hiring in Q4
- September 13, 2017

The lastest Employment Outlook Survey by recruitment group Manpower, which tracks hiring intentions across the country, shows an index reading of plus 11 for the East - up five on the previous quarter and the highest among all the United Kingdom nations and regions. (more...)
Iraq Parliament votes against Kurdistan referendum Iraq Parliament votes against Kurdistan referendum
- September 13, 2017

Mohammed al-Karbouli, a Sunni Muslim lawmaker, said: "Kurdish lawmakers walked out of (Tuesday's) session but the decision to reject the referendum was passed by a majority". "We will not allow the partition of Iraq". Another Kurdish MP, Rebwar Taha, speaking to Kurdistan 24 from Baghdad, said the Kurdish MPs in the Iraqi Parliament were not surprised to see such a reaction from their Arab colleagues. (more...)
Justine Damond's death 'didn't have to happen' Justine Damond's death 'didn't have to happen'
- September 13, 2017

Justine Damond was fatally shot after calling authorities about an alleged assault occurring behind her home. . THE investigation into Justine Damond's killing by Minneapolis cop Mohamed Noor has cleared its first stage. "The BCA has concluded its investigation, but the wait continues for Justine's family and me", he said. Freeman, speaking at a forum of neighborhood residents on Sunday, said that the shooting didn't have to happen. (more...)
Boston Partners Increased Newmont Mining (NEM) Stake; Gartner (IT) Has 1.67 Sentiment Boston Partners Increased Newmont Mining (NEM) Stake; Gartner (IT) Has 1.67 Sentiment
- September 13, 2017

The company has market cap of $26.82 billion. The firm has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, August 21. 11/10/2016 - Newmont Mining Corporation had its "mkt perform" rating reiterated by analysts at FBR Capital Markets. (more...)
Reverse Storm Surge: How Hurricane Irma Sucked Water Out of Tampa Bay Reverse Storm Surge: How Hurricane Irma Sucked Water Out of Tampa Bay
- September 13, 2017

It was moving northwest at 14 miles per hour, the center said . Irma hit Florida on Sunday, before weakening to a tropical storm as it moved north on Monday. According to the National Weather Service , the storm is expected to hit the tropical archipelago by Thursday night. There were no immediate reports of deaths in Cuba - a country that prides itself on its disaster preparedness - but authorities were trying to restore power, clear roads and warning that people should stay off the ... (more...)
LOL: Hillary Says She Believes in Evidence and The Rule of Law LOL: Hillary Says She Believes in Evidence and The Rule of Law
- September 13, 2017

Hillary Clinton's new book has prompted a heated debate in the U.S. mainstream media on both the objective of the book and its content. While a majority of women voted for Clinton, she failed to win a majority of white women - who voted instead for Trump. (more...)
How will Liverpool line-up against Sevilla?
- September 12, 2017

And when asked if Klopp's men have the wherewithal to win the Champions League , he was forthright: 'It depends. Liverpool take on Sevilla in their first Champions League group stage game. He has been trying to build a team similar to the one he had back in Germany and this has to be the season where the trophies are coming back to the club . (more...)
Luis Garcia: 'Jurgen Klopp needs to win a trophy at Liverpool' Luis Garcia: 'Jurgen Klopp needs to win a trophy at Liverpool'
- September 12, 2017

Klopp confirmed that Philippe Coutinho was "fit and healthy" but declined to say if he would play what would be his first match for Liverpool this season. Liverpool lost their appeal against the length of the three-match ban on Tuesday. "I'm not sure it's quite that easy", he said, "but if it is that easy - if we bring him in and then everything is great again - then that's cool". (more...)
UN Security Council adopts new sanctions against N. Korea UN Security Council adopts new sanctions against N. Korea
- September 12, 2017

Ethnic Koreans living in Japan are nervously watching growing tensions over North Korea and are wary of a possible backlash against their community as Pyongyang ramps up its saber-rattling. KCNA said Kim threw a banquet to laud the nuclear scientists and other top military and party officials who contributed to the nuclear bomb test last Sunday, topped with an art performance and a photo session with the leader himself. (more...)
Iran Helped North Korea's Nuke Program — UK Intelligence
- September 12, 2017

Russia's United Nations ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, told the Security Council on Monday that Moscow supported the resolution because "leaving nuclear tests without a firm reaction would be wrong". However the top office in South Korea has dismissed this possibility. Haley has rejected that proposal as 'insulting'. China's United Nations ambassador urged the council to adopt the freeze-for-freeze proposal and urged the USA to pledge not to seek regime change or North Korea's ... (more...)
UN Security Council steps up North Korea sanctions UN Security Council steps up North Korea sanctions
- September 12, 2017

The sanctions include reducing North Korea's oil imports, and banning the country from importing natural gas and exporting textiles. A USA official, familiar with the council negotiations and speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters North Korea imported some 4.5 million barrels of refined petroleum products annually and four million barrels of crude oil. (more...)
N.Korea threatens US over new sanctions N.Korea threatens US over new sanctions
- September 12, 2017

The North Korean envoy vowed that Pyongyang's upcoming measures "will make the United States suffer the greatest pain" it has ever experienced. Textile exports, banned under the resolution, represent more than a quarter of North Korea's export income. (more...)
Trump may have to settle for deterring, not disarming, North Korea Trump may have to settle for deterring, not disarming, North Korea
- September 12, 2017

The Trump administration has obliged in spades after the impoverished totalitarian nation conducted a series of missile test firings and followed with its largest nuclear test yet, all of which rattled South Korea, Japan and the USA, the latter now considered in range of North Korean missiles. (more...)
DoD: About 10000 possibly stranded in Florida Keys
- September 12, 2017

He said boats were cast ashore, water, sewers and electricity were knocked out, and "I don't think I saw one trailer park where nearly everything wasn't overturned". "I didn't think I was going to make it". The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln arrived on Florida's east coast on Monday, and its helicopters were put to use assessing the damage to the Keys. (more...)
Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls Hillary Clinton's new book Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls Hillary Clinton's new book "sad"
- September 12, 2017

Tom Bossert, President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, would be one of the people taking the lead, Marketwatch reported . "The president is proud of the decision that he made", Sanders said. He politicized an investigation by signaling he would exonerate Hillary Clinton before interviewing her or other key witnesses. "That's not the president's role", Sanders replied. (more...)
Israeli Muslims protest Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Israeli Muslims protest Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya
- September 12, 2017

The top United Nations human rights official denounced Myanmar on Monday for conducting a "cruel military operation" against Rohingya Muslims in the west Myanmar state of Rakhine, branding it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing". This is a significant rise from the UN Migration Agency, IOM's estimate that 313,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh between August 25 and September 10. (more...)
Slenderman case on trial; Anissa Weier's mental state at issue Slenderman case on trial; Anissa Weier's mental state at issue
- September 12, 2017

A Wisconsin girl who told investigators she helped stab a classmate was convinced the crime would protect her and her family from a horror character called Slender Man who she thought was real, her attorney told jurors Tuesday. But according to prosecutors, this crime wasn't the result of mental illness. Osborne said the police interviews show Weier did not know she or her family could be in danger until Geyser told her after the attack had taken place. (more...)
Hurricane Irma's Miami landfall and aftermath in photos Hurricane Irma's Miami landfall and aftermath in photos
- September 12, 2017

Florida Power & Light said power restoration will begin in "earnest" Monday. As of 5 a.m., 486,300 customers in Broward and 650,830 in Miami-Dade were without power. until Monday 7 a.m. Monroe County, home to the hard-hit Florida Keys, set a dawn-to-dusk curfew Tuesday to keep people away from risky roads and let cleanup teams drive in. (more...)
KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF) Analysts See $0.30 EPS
- September 12, 2017

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust ( PEI ) changed 1.12 million shares at hands on Sep 8, 2017 versus to the average volume of 1.68 million shares. Ig Invest Management Ltd invested in 31,853 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Oakworth Capital invested 0% in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB). Bokf Na holds 35,903 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. (more...)
Wabash National Corporation (WNC) Shares Sold by Rhumbline Advisers
- September 12, 2017

Therefore 33% are positive. Wabash National Corp has $2700 highest and $10.50 lowest target. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $20.57. Piedmont Inv Advsrs Llc accumulated 240 shares or 0% of the stock. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $235,000 activity. About 25,100 shares traded. (more...)
Analysts See $0.55 EPS for Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (TSM) Analysts See $0.55 EPS for Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (TSM)
- September 12, 2017

Moreover, Contravisory Investment Management Inc. has 1.91% invested in the company for 115,606 shares. This year SEMICON Taiwan has added new theme pavilions including Circular Economy, Compound Semiconductor, Laser, and Opto Semiconductor. (more...)
Iraqi Parliament Votes Against Kurdistan Independence Referendum Iraqi Parliament Votes Against Kurdistan Independence Referendum
- September 12, 2017

The parliamentary session Tuesday was boycotted by all Kurdish members, according to lawmaker Mahmoud al-Mashhadani, who was present. Kurdish lawmakers walked out of the session before the vote and issued statements afterwards rejecting the decision. (more...)
ND President shares concerns over Senator's questioning of professor ND President shares concerns over Senator's questioning of professor
- September 12, 2017

Feinstein and Durbin might not have crossed that line, but they walked right up to it and leaned over the edge. Diane Feinstein's (D-Calif.) repeated questioning about the Catholic faith of judicial nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, Princeton's McKormick Professor of Jurisprudence Robert P. (more...)
Measures should be taken to eliminate terrorist safe havens in Afghanistan: PM Measures should be taken to eliminate terrorist safe havens in Afghanistan: PM
- September 12, 2017

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif is on a trip to Turkey, following visits to China and Iran, to discuss Afghan peace strategy, Abbasi said. Islamabad repeatedly rejected claims of being soft on militancy, accusing its ally of ignoring the thousands who have been killed in Pakistan and the billions spent fighting extremists. (more...)
S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test
- September 12, 2017

But Putin insisted the road map offered "a practical way, as we see it, to ease tensions and to move gradually toward a settlement on the peninsula". Earlier in the week, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis threatened North Korea with a "massive military response", but he stopped short of threatening the country with a nuclear attack. (more...)
Tropical Storm Katia forms in Gulf, threatens landfall as a hurricane Tropical Storm Katia forms in Gulf, threatens landfall as a hurricane
- September 12, 2017

Jose's central "cone", a prediction of the storm's track, shows the strongest potential 110+ miles per hour winds would miss much of the Caribbean , though experts are on watch for possible landfall on the northern Leeward Islands . Storm preparations are being rushed to completion in the Leeward Islands , where the first tropical-storm-force winds could arrive later Tuesday. The hurricane center warned Friday night that Katia could bring a risky storm surge of up to 8 feet to the ... (more...)

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