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Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.19
- September 20, 2017

First Wilshire Securities Management Inc increased its stake in Miller Inds Inc Tenn (MLR) by 210.79% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Salem Investment Counselors invested in 0.02% or 2,140 shares. The shares are at this time trading -0.28% less than its SMA 50 and 9.52% top of its SMA 200. (more...)
At UN, Trump Promotes At UN, Trump Promotes "America First" Mantra
- September 20, 2017

Trump issued a harsh warning in his speech , saying North Korea threatens an "unthinkable loss of human life" by pursuing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. The president promoted his nationalist America First mantra, which helped fuel his presidential campaign, as a rationale for global cooperation. "We should be hoping cooler heads prevail", said Andersen-Rodgers, adding later, "There's no reason to be in this position". (more...)
Battle for ISIS Capital Raqqa in Final Stages, US-backed Forces Say Battle for ISIS Capital Raqqa in Final Stages, US-backed Forces Say
- September 20, 2017

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the SDF overran five strategic neighborhoods in Raqqa . The SDF announced the beginning of the battles to liberate Raqqa Province on November 6, 2016, capturing areas in the countryside of the capital city to isolate IS. (more...)
Hurricane Jose Expected To Flood Parts Of NYC Hurricane Jose Expected To Flood Parts Of NYC
- September 20, 2017

Long Islanders geared up Monday for Jose - a storm forecasters say is likely to spare the region its worst punch but could churn up wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour, coastal flooding and surf as high as 16 feet, particularly in the East End. (more...)
Trump vows to 'totally destroy' North Korea if threatened
- September 20, 2017

U.S President Donald Trump says his country is ready to destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself. Describing the North as a "depraved regime", Mr. The stakes for Trump's speech are high, with political watchers and the world community anxiously waiting to see what the mercurial president - who has had strained interactions with some longtime US allies since taking office - will say. (more...)
Theresa May to demand web giants remove terrorist content within two hours Theresa May to demand web giants remove terrorist content within two hours
- September 20, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May will be asking internet companies to work towards identifying and taking down extremist content shared by terror groups within two hours in a summit that is to be held in NY on Wednesday (20 September). And Twitter suspended 300,000 accounts in the first six months of this year. It was reported that once a person shows a bit of interest in such materials, algorithms used by search engines keep directing them to similar content and that it was this "echo ... (more...)
National surge ahead in latest Colmar Brunton poll National surge ahead in latest Colmar Brunton poll
- September 20, 2017

It was the second poll in recent weeks to show Prime Minister Bill English's party, which has held power for a decade, holding a near double-digit lead. The 1News-Colmar Brunton poll put English's conservative National Party at 46%, up six points on last week, while Ardern's centre-left Labour Party slumped seven points to 37%. (more...)
Jose batters New Jersey coast Jose batters New Jersey coast
- September 20, 2017

Jose will also impact the Maritimes with seas building to 20 feet just offshore and up to 25 feet south of Nantucket. As the storm edges closer to the state, clouds will continue to thicken, meaning more fog, and some showers will develop, along with an east-northeast breeze. (more...)
Amber Alert Issued For 3-Month-Old Girl Amber Alert Issued For 3-Month-Old Girl
- September 20, 2017

She has brown hair. Heather, 31, has brown hair and green eyes. Deputies believe the couple is driving a blue 2001 Ford Mustang and may be headed to Florida or Georgia. They said the couple appears to be from North Dakota, but were living with some extended family in Clyde. Officials say they possibly could be heading to Ocala, Fla., or Valdosta, Ga. (more...)
Spain police raid Catalan government headquarters amid independence row Spain police raid Catalan government headquarters amid independence row
- September 20, 2017

The operation comes amid mounting tensions as Catalan leaders press ahead with preparations for an independence referendum on 1 October despite Madrid's ban and a court ruling deeming it illegal. On Tuesday police continued their searches for election material including ballot boxes, voting papers and campaign leaflets - raiding private courier companies in the process. (more...)
District of Sooke lifts campfire ban District of Sooke lifts campfire ban
- September 20, 2017

The ban on open fires larger than a campfire - or larger than 0.5 metres wide by 0.5 metres high - also remains in place in the Coast Fire Centre, except for the fog zone on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Ashes should be cold to the touch. Individuals found to be in contravention of an area restriction may be issued a violation ticket that carries a fine of $767, while individuals found to be in contravention of a campfire prohibition may be issued a ticket that carries a fine of $1,150. (more...)
Man brandishing stick shot, killed by Oklahoma police officer Man brandishing stick shot, killed by Oklahoma police officer
- September 20, 2017

Police say Klingler tried to kidnap a woman. Sgt. Matthew Schoolfield, a 10-year veteran with CPD, was immediately hit by gunfire and was down Music said. Several OSBI agents collected information and documented the scene. OSBI officials are investigating the shooting and said it will be a lengthy one because five different officers fired their weapons. (more...)
Women spending thousands to look like Ivanka Trump, plastic surgeons say Women spending thousands to look like Ivanka Trump, plastic surgeons say
- September 20, 2017

Oz for an interview about her life in Washington, D.C., but surprised the audience when she commented on Hillary Clinton 's newly released book, " What Happened ", an audience member told Page Six . Trump is also expected to have coffee with Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, with whom she participated on a panel at the Women 20 Summit in Berlin earlier this year where German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the creation of a World Bank facility aimed at women's economic empowerment. (more...)
Rs 800-cr Bihar irrigation project collapses day before inauguration by Nitish Rs 800-cr Bihar irrigation project collapses day before inauguration by Nitish
- September 20, 2017

A portion of Bateshwarsthan Ganga Pump Canal Project collapsed resulting in the inundation of a large part of residential areas and the National Thermal Power Corporation ( NTPC ) plant in Kahalgao. The project was first approved by Planning Commission in 1977 at an estimated cost of Rs 13.88 crore. As officials rushed to the spot following the incident, former Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav took a swipe at Nitish on Twitter, blaming corruption as the reason behind the incident. (more...)
Use of nuclear weapon unthinkable: United Nations chief Antonio Guterres Use of nuclear weapon unthinkable: United Nations chief Antonio Guterres
- September 20, 2017

In his opening address to the general debate, the General Assembly president insisted on the need to have a world of peace and to recalibrate efforts to achieve it. "It is high time to get off the path of suicidal emissions". "We have had to update our language to describe what is happening: we now talk of mega-hurricanes, superstorms and rain bombs", Guterres said. (more...)
Hong Kong Jobless Rate Remains Stable Hong Kong Jobless Rate Remains Stable
- September 20, 2017

Jobless rates fell in all neighboring counties and in 76 of Ohio's 88 counties, the state Job and Family Services Department reported. Last week, officials released estimates indicating about 3.5 percent of Indiana's workforce was out of a job in August. (more...)
H-1B visa processing resumes H-1B visa processing resumes
- September 20, 2017

The fast processing of the H-1B work visas in all categories has been resumed wubject to the limit mandated by Congress , since it was put on hold temporarily since April to deal with the huge rush of applications. Applications requesting premium service get a 15-day guarantee to be processed by the agency, failing which it refunds the service fee. Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School, said companies are very glad that premium processing has resumed. (more...)
Pakistan strongly protests with Swiss govt over 'Free Balochistan' posters in Switzerland Pakistan strongly protests with Swiss govt over 'Free Balochistan' posters in Switzerland
- September 20, 2017

PAKISTAN, on Monday, exposed double standard of some Western countries when it summoned Swiss Ambassador to Foreign Office to lodge strong protest over public display of anti-Pakistan posters and "an insidious paid campaign against Pakistan", by a group in Switzerland. (more...)
US Navy fires two commanders after Asia sea accidents US Navy fires two commanders after Asia sea accidents
- September 20, 2017

In June, the USS Fitzgerald , another destroyer, collided with a cargo vessel off Japan , an accident claiming seven sailors. The top three leaders of the Fitzgerald were all fired following the incident. McCain , a guided-missile destroyer named after his father and grandfather. Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson faced a grilling from senators, including the committee's chairman, Sen. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Tears Into Trump's 'Dark And Dangerous' UN Speech Hillary Clinton Tears Into Trump's 'Dark And Dangerous' UN Speech
- September 20, 2017

She added that she would have preferred if the president addressed the North Korea situation by saying something like, "We view this as risky to our allies, to the region, and even to our country". Clinton also said that despite her belief about Russian interference, and even if evidence turns up that Team Trump colluded or communicated with the Team Putin, she is "not talking about contesting the election". (more...)
WSU men's basketball 2017-18 Pac-12 schedule released WSU men's basketball 2017-18 Pac-12 schedule released
- September 20, 2017

The Cougars will play a third consecutive game away from Pullman when they visit UW on January 28 in Seattle (5 p.m., ESPNU). The mountain schools come to Seattle next first with Utah on Thursday Feb. The Cougars head to the Bay Area to play Cal on February 22 (8 p.m., Pac-12 Networks) then Stanford on February 24 (4 p.m., Pac-12 Networks). If you live in the Valley, the Pac-12 Network can be accessed on Cox channel 70 (1070 HD) and CenturyLink channel 682 (1682 HD). (more...)
Most Florida Tolls To Reopen After Being Closed For Hurricane Irma
- September 20, 2017

The state's Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that almost all tolls will resume this week. The Florida Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that tolls will be reinstated Thursday at 12:01 a.m. The Central Florida Expressway Authority has never before succeeded in getting state or federal compensation for revenue lost during suspension of tolls. (more...)
After Hurricane Irma, There Is A Free Lunch
- September 20, 2017

Maybe this will work. When Irma struck September 8, she was hospitalized again because of a complication and later moved to a friend's house before coming up with the idea for the sign Sunday. 'All of the crews and linemen are doing a fantastic job here, ' she added. She also told Southeast AgNet that vegetable growers mostly dodged the bullet, but labor is a big concern right now. (more...)
Afghan President Ghani at United Nations urges dialogue with Pakistan Afghan President Ghani at United Nations urges dialogue with Pakistan
- September 20, 2017

Afghanistan past year signed a peace agreement with the armed group's commander, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar who was once called the "butcher of Kabul ". Addressing the UN General Assembly, Ghani said US President Donald TrumpĀ“s new Afghan strategy sent a signal to Taliban guerrillas that they can not win on the field and must negotiate peace. (more...)
Jaitley attacks Rahul, calls dynasty politics a 'burden' Jaitley attacks Rahul, calls dynasty politics a 'burden'
- September 20, 2017

Large companies should have a role, yet small and medium-sized enterprises are where jobs come from. "We also have to look into the agriculture sector; from there also, a lot of jobs can be produced", he said. Jaitley's comments came a week after Rahul, while addressing students at the University of California in Berkeley had defended dynasty politics, saying that was how India was running, and also said he was "absolutely ready" to be the party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2019 ... (more...)
Massachusetts Attorney General Hits Equifax With Suit Over Hack Massachusetts Attorney General Hits Equifax With Suit Over Hack
- September 20, 2017

According to a New York Times story about the effort, only two governors and five state attorneys general are Democratic women. "Selling a fee-based product that competes with Equifax's own free offer of credit monitoring services to victims of Equifax's own data breach is unfair, particularly if consumers are not sure if their information was compromised". (more...)
PM Abbasi meets US VP, conveys reservations over revised regional policy PM Abbasi meets US VP, conveys reservations over revised regional policy
- September 20, 2017

The agreement surfaced during a meeting between both officials on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly session in NY. Vice President Mike Pence during the meeting said that the USA wanted to have long term partnership with Islamabad in order to bring peace and stability to the region. (more...)
Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest
- September 20, 2017

He said the "bad apples" need to be held accountable because the cops who are doing their job the "right way" are being hurt by those who are doing it the "wrong way". "There needs to be accountability for everybody". It also initially claimed that Blake had only been detained for a couple minutes and was never manhandled or handcuffed, he says in his new book, "Ways of Grace". (more...)
Reactions to Trump's latest nickname: Rocket Man Reactions to Trump's latest nickname: Rocket Man
- September 20, 2017

The Trump administration is considering shooting down rockets fired by North Korea even if they do not pose a direct threat to the U.S. or its allies in the region, according to a report on Tuesday. Unsymmetrical dimethyl hydrazine (UDMH) is an incredibly volatile liquid propellant that North Korea has reportedly been using to fire its missiles . (more...)
Tampa university head ousted for 'lack of leadership' during Irma Tampa university head ousted for 'lack of leadership' during Irma
- September 20, 2017

Petersburg a destination campus in its own right. Hi Judy, As I walked around the USFSP campus, I heard more birds chirping than students talking. Wisniewska told the Times she resigned without hard feelings. This way, she's gone in May and will never set foot on campus again because she will have other duties and online courses. She added that she chartered a private plane on September 12 so that she could return to Florida "as soon as possible". (more...)

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