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Korea to hold meeting to discuss implementation plans for UNSC sanctions Korea to hold meeting to discuss implementation plans for UNSC sanctions
- September 13, 2017

Meanwhile, North Korea's ambassador, Han Song, told the UN-sponsored Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on Tuesday that the USA was "fired up for political, economic, and military confrontation". North Korea is suspected of having conducted its sixth and most explosive nuclear test ever at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the isolated nation's North Hamgyong province. (more...)
Olive Garden Has A New 'Pasta Passport' And Yes, It Involves Travel Olive Garden Has A New 'Pasta Passport' And Yes, It Involves Travel
- September 13, 2017

The restaurant chain claims that previous year, all 21,000 cards - which entitles the holder to unlimited pasta for eight weeks - sold out in one second. According to the fine print, the 8-day, 7-night Italy vacation will take place on April 7, 2018. If you're the lucky holder of one of these "Pasta Passports" you'll be able to travel to Italy for only $200 (I may not be American, but even I know that's cheap). (more...)
Aditya Pancholi Makes Some Explosive Counter Statements About Kangana Ranaut Aditya Pancholi Makes Some Explosive Counter Statements About Kangana Ranaut
- September 13, 2017

She is not somebody who will back out from speaking about anything that is asked to her. Simran box office collections prediction: Simran is set to release on Friday, September 15 and it has quickly become one of the most talked about films of the year despite the lack of star power - Kangana is yet to break into the superstar category. (more...)
Tourists party, Cubans take a dip in streets flooded by Hurricane Irma Tourists party, Cubans take a dip in streets flooded by Hurricane Irma
- September 13, 2017

Luis Angel Macareno warned that the flooding would persist into Monday. Most casualties occurred mainly due to building collapses, the CNN reported . Priority is being given to those needing urgent medical care, she said. Residents of Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands and Anguilla were in critical need of food, water, plywood, tarps - and cash. (more...)
Hurricane Irma track continues shift west into Georgia Hurricane Irma track continues shift west into Georgia
- September 13, 2017

While Cooper said he doesn't anticipate mass evacuations from the western mountain region, state transportation officials said they already are seeing increased traffic from motorists fleeing north from the storm. He planned an evening news conference. Emergency officials in SC are warning residents to remain alert as Hurricane Irma approaches. On Tybee Island east of Savannah, Ernie Laessig wasn't taking any chances with Irma . (more...)
Putin: North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes Putin: North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes
- September 13, 2017

China's state news agency said Xi expressed China's adamant position about "resolving the nuclear issue through talks". Talking to Pyongyang might yield tactical insights, but any negotiator will quickly find that the North Koreans will no longer even pretend they are interested in denuclearization. (more...)
North Korea rejects UN sanctions resolution, warns US North Korea rejects UN sanctions resolution, warns US
- September 13, 2017

The new sanctions set a cap on crude and refined oil exports to North Korea at 8.5 million barrels per year, which represents a 30 percent reduction, according to US officials. The sanctions are less drastic than what was initially intended by the USA, who also called for a ban on United Nations member countries selling gas, oil and refined petroleum products to North Korea . (more...)
GA Power begins assessments after Irma GA Power begins assessments after Irma
- September 13, 2017

Georgia Power spokeswoman Holly Crawford said the areas with the most power outages were coastal Glynn and Chatham counties. In addition, a woman died when a tree fell on a vehicle in a private driveway, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said on its website. (more...)
Security Council votes sanctions on N Korea blunted by Russia, China
- September 13, 2017

Security Council resolution imposing new sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs. And now that there's a ban on textile exports, there is now a ban on every export in the North Korean market, which should start to send a message and warrant a positive response (well, or a negative one). (more...)
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to resume hearing today Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to resume hearing today
- September 13, 2017

After Jadhav was awarded the death sentence for espionage, by a Pakistani court, India challenged the verdict in the top United Nations court, accusing Pakistan of violating the Vienna Convention by failing to provide him with consular access and for being in breach of global human rights law. (more...)
Fears Dangerous Armed Cons Fled Paradise Island Jail After Hurricane Irma Fears Dangerous Armed Cons Fled Paradise Island Jail After Hurricane Irma
- September 13, 2017

Most casualties occurred mainly due to building collapses, the CNN reported. While it will take much of Cuba's tourism industry weeks, if not months to recover from the hurricane , guests at the Barcelo said they would not be deterred from returning to the Caribbean's largest island. (more...)
Crane cracks and falls in Miami Crane cracks and falls in Miami
- September 13, 2017

At least two cranes collapsed in Miami on Sunday as Hurricane Irma lashed South Florida with 120mph winds and heavy rain, threatening a city where massive construction cranes dot the skyline. That is about as much as 10 Honda Civics, and it means the cranes can not be moved on a dime. As Irma approached last week, Miami officials said 20 to 25 construction cranes were up across the city and that they were created to withstand winds of 145 miles per hour (235 kph). (more...)
Flames break out at Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Tampa Flames break out at Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Tampa
- September 13, 2017

A Tampa school that was the center of controversy over a possible name change burned down Tuesday night . Preliminary investigation indicates this does not appear suspicious. Flames could be seen shooting out of the second floor windows of the three-story building as streams of water were poured onto the crumbling roof, which was brand-new. (more...)
Full potential of Aadhaar not realised under UPA regime: Arun Jaitley Full potential of Aadhaar not realised under UPA regime: Arun Jaitley
- September 13, 2017

Jaitley claimed that the Aadhaar was only an "evolving idea" when the United Progressive Alliance was in power. "What the Aadhaar would be used for was not mentioned in the draft law", he said. Jaitley went on to say that before 2014, financial inclusion was not a "centre stage agenda" of the government. About 42 per cent of households were unbanked before the scheme was launched, which aims to give every household access to banking facilities by offering them zero-balance accounts across ... (more...)
Biogen Inc. (BIIB) — Hot Trending Stock
- September 13, 2017

The firm has "Strong Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 2 by Raymond James. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, March 11 by Robert W. Baird. It has a 21.47 P/E ratio. The Company markets products, including TECFIDERA, AVONEX, PLEGRIDY, TYSABRI, ZINBRYTA and FAMPYRA for multiple sclerosis (MS), FUMADERM for the treatment of severe plaque psoriasis and SPINRAZA for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). (more...)
To move North Korea, Team Trump will have to cross China To move North Korea, Team Trump will have to cross China
- September 13, 2017

The agency cited United Nations customs data showing that China reported sending 6,000 barrels a day of oil products to North Korea , which it said is mostly gasoline and diesel fuel vital to the country's agriculture, transportation and military sectors. (more...)
Gov. Deal Expands State Of Emergency for GA | Pickens Gov. Deal Expands State Of Emergency for GA | Pickens
- September 13, 2017

Irma caused extensive flooding along Georgia's 100 miles (160 kilometers) of coast. In Charleston, South Carolina, the ocean topped the Battery wall that typically protects downtown. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority suspended all bus and rail services Monday but said it would resume limited service Tuesday morning with plans to expand service as weather conditions improve. (more...)
Angela Merkel : We're open to Iran-style North Korea talks - German Chancellor Angela Merkel : We're open to Iran-style North Korea talks - German Chancellor
- September 13, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un praised the "perfect success" of the country's sixth and largest nuclear test and urged further weapons development, according to state media today, in the face of a U.S. "Everyone knows that and everyone in North Korea knows that". The anxiety surrounding the North Korean missile tests in August is likely to continue into September as North Korea promised follow-up events, such as the recent hydrogen bomb test. (more...)
Parents of Girls Slain in 1975 Thank Police Parents of Girls Slain in 1975 Thank Police
- September 13, 2017

The Lyon sisters' disappearance shattered the sense of security in Kensington, Maryland, rattling parents to the point where they no longer let their children play outside or walk to Wheaton Plaza. Nance said Welch's account of who was involved in the girls' abduction, sexual assault and killing changed repeatedly during interviews with police over the last several years. (more...)
Trump Lashes Out at Congressional Republicans' 'Death Wish' Trump Lashes Out at Congressional Republicans' 'Death Wish'
- September 13, 2017

Ivanka stepped into the room moments after the president shocked Republicans with the news that he had come to an agreement with Senate Democrats - apparently hoping to short-circuit any show of opposition. The bill extends USA borrowing authority and funds the federal government until December 8, and frees up emergency relief funding just as Florida braces for a direct hit from Hurricane Irma, which has already been blamed for 17 deaths across the Caribbean. (more...)
UI: We can't provide legal help for students in DACA program
- September 13, 2017

We have employees who are enrolled in DACA . University officials said it has about 200 or more DACA recipients across its three campuses. We've been here since we were very young. As citizens with political capital, we must support the voices of undocumented students who choose to speak out and pressure Congress to pass legislation that will wholeheartedly welcome these individuals into our country, where they belong - permanently. (more...)
Massachusetts AG to sue credit reporting firm Equifax Massachusetts AG to sue credit reporting firm Equifax
- September 13, 2017

What is a credit freeze? That does not prevent all fraud but it makes it harder for someone to open new credit in your name, though you may have to unfreeze to establish new credit such as a auto loan. The agency brought its first cybersecurity case past year, fining online payment company Dwolla Inc. He's no lawyer, just an engineer who says Equifax's data breach is inexcusable. (more...)
Local Utility Crews Work to Restore Power in Florida Local Utility Crews Work to Restore Power in Florida
- September 13, 2017

Rogers added that Gulf Power sent additional lineworkers from the western end of the company's service area to Bay County to ensure there were enough resources to get the lights back on quickly and safely for Gulf Power's customers. Ana Gibbs, a spokeswoman with Duke Energy Corp., the state's second-largest investor-owned utility, said the company had been given the all clear to start work in the Tampa and Orlando areas. (more...)
Rays anticipate returning home for weekend series vs Red Sox Rays anticipate returning home for weekend series vs Red Sox
- September 13, 2017

Rays manager Kevin Cash says "from what I've heard, the Trop had some minor damages" and adds "I'm optimistic that we'll get there". Former Met Lucas Duda went 0-for-3 with a run scored Monday, but has four homers in his last seven games for Tampa Bay and owns the most homers in the history of Citi Field (71). (more...)
Bryant Hits 3-run Homer as Quintana, Cubs beat Mets 8-3 Bryant Hits 3-run Homer as Quintana, Cubs beat Mets 8-3
- September 13, 2017

It was not the weekend the Cubs were hoping for. NY (63-80) swept the Cubs in the NLCS on the way to the World Series in 2015 and reached the NL wild-card game last season. He gave up six hits and issued one walk to go along with his seven punchouts. "All my stuff was really good", Quintana said. The left-hander has been hit-or-miss for Chicago but has now put up three straight quality starts. (more...)
Senators vow to fight for CHR budget Senators vow to fight for CHR budget
- September 13, 2017

Since the former mayor of Davao city became president last July , government figures show police have killed close to 3,500 "drug personalities", although activists say these are alleged drug users and suspected small-time dealers. Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero said he will fight to restore the budget of the CHR, "however inconvenient it may be for some". Lawmakers may have misunderstood the agency's role, said one representative, Raul del March. (more...)
Chainsaw-wielding nun helps clean up Florida community after Irma Chainsaw-wielding nun helps clean up Florida community after Irma
- September 13, 2017

But Sister Margaret Ann is a nun with a chainsaw, and she's using it to do her part to help her neighborhood recover after Hurricane Irma. "There was a need, I had the means, so I wanted to help out", Sister Margaret Ann told Erin Burnett on Tuesday evening. (more...)
RSS is against trolling: Bhagwat RSS is against trolling: Bhagwat
- September 13, 2017

The breakfast meet was organised by BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav's India Foundation , and comes amid attacks on the RSS and its affiliates after journalist Gauri Lankesh, a frequent critic of right-wing ideology, was shot dead in Bengaluru last week. (more...)
New Zealand MP denies spying for China New Zealand MP denies spying for China
- September 13, 2017

A spokesman for China's ministry of foreign affairs said it did not usually comment on the internal affairs of other countries - but stated "we are firmly opposed to false reports, groundless accusations and falsifications from some media". (more...)
Britain backs kicking N.Korean workers out of EU Britain backs kicking N.Korean workers out of EU
- September 13, 2017

The 15-member council based in NY approved of a resolution which imposes a cap on crude oil exports to North Korea to the level of the past 12 months, some 4 million barrels, and limits exports of refined petroleum products to the country to 2 million barrels a year. (more...)