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North Korea calls United Nations sanctions a 'hostile act'
- September 21, 2017

The sanctions came on top of measures issued last month that were expected to cut roughly $1bn from the regime's $3bn in annual export revenue. The state news agency KCNA, quoting the foreign ministry statement, said the economic restrictions-which USA officials estimate could deny the impoverished state more than $2 billion in revenue-were an "act of hostility to physically exterminate the people of" North Korea. (more...)
Jose threatens rip currents, flooding off New Jersey coast Jose threatens rip currents, flooding off New Jersey coast
- September 21, 2017

Tropical storm force winds will continue over the ocean waters east of Fire Island Inlet. Clouds associated with Jose stretched from North Carolina up to Nova Scotia, Canada. "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft from the U.S. Air Force examined Jose on Wednesday and concluded it was a "strong" storm, officials said. The National Hurricane Center noted that " Jose is stationary, and the system is expected to continue to meander off the coast of southeast New England for the next several days". (more...)
CNN Hires Preet Bharara, the Former Federal Prosecutor Fired by Trump CNN Hires Preet Bharara, the Former Federal Prosecutor Fired by Trump
- September 21, 2017

Bharara published the first episode of his new podcast , " Stay Tuned with Preet ", where he discussed his termination at length. Bharara joins CNN, a unit of Time Warner Inc, at a time when the cable network faces numerous accusations of being "fake news" from President Trump on Twitter . (more...)
Tata Steel shares gain nearly 2% on Thyssenkrupp deal Tata Steel shares gain nearly 2% on Thyssenkrupp deal
- September 21, 2017

Editor's Remarks: The 50:50 owned merged entity will generate €15bn of sales, employ 48,000 people and ship 21 million tonnes of flat steel products per year, making it the second-largest European producer after ArcelorMittal . In a document outlining the deal on their website, Thyssenkrupp said "it will not be possible to avoid job cuts". Tata Steel , which is Britain's biggest steel producer, hit the headlines past year when it put its entire United Kingdom operations up for sale amid ... (more...)
Mashatile: Khoza's departure a loss to the ANC Mashatile: Khoza's departure a loss to the ANC
- September 21, 2017

Khoza announced her resignation from the ruling party at a briefing at Liliesleaf Farm on Thursday. "The ANC needs to realise that every morally unjustifiable act is yet another drop filling up the voting public's glass of mistrust, which the ANC might find hard to swallow at the polls in 2019", says Dr Mulder. (more...)
Census figures reveal numbers of non-Irish nationals living here Census figures reveal numbers of non-Irish nationals living here
- September 21, 2017

In contrast, the number of people with dual citizenship has increased by 87% to 104,784 persons, Some 63.4% (66,440 persons) who identified as dual Irish nationality were born overseas. In Census 2016, 14,157 Tipperary residents (8.9%) indicated that they were non-Irish nationals, a decline of 1,183 (7.7%) on 2011, when they comprised 9.7% of the county's population. (more...)
Britney Spears And Mariah Carey Met And Nearly Broke The Internet Britney Spears And Mariah Carey Met And Nearly Broke The Internet
- September 21, 2017

Britney posted a photo hanging with the Elusive Chanteuse herself on her Instagram on Wednesday (September 20). If you're freaking out that the two pop stars casually hung out and had dinner together, you're definitely not alone. During a Watch What Happens Live appearance in December 2016 , and in a segment that otherwise included a slew of celebrity dismissals, Mariah said she " loved " Britney . (more...)
South Korea Approves An $8 Million Aid Package For North Korea South Korea Approves An $8 Million Aid Package For North Korea
- September 21, 2017

South Korea had submitted a draft resolution for a global ceasefire to start just before the Games, which are due to take place on February 9-25, 2018, the official said. But he also emphasized Beijing's view that the North Korean issue should be solved through dialogue and negotiations. "All our efforts are to prevent war and maintain peace", he said , stressing "peaceful, diplomatic and political solutions". (more...)
'Inhumane act of hostility' - North Korea responds to United Nations sanctions 'Inhumane act of hostility' - North Korea responds to United Nations sanctions
- September 21, 2017

South Korea's decision to mull over fresh aid to the North has also caused a rift of concern in neighbouring Japan and the United States, according to government officials there, leading Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring up the issue during a phone call with Moon last week. (more...)
ASIRT investigating Calgary Police shooting ASIRT investigating Calgary Police shooting
- September 21, 2017

Officers believed the man had a weapon and spent roughly 90 minutes trying to negotiate with him to surrender peacefully to police. The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has been notified of the officer-involved shooting and has launched an investigation into the matter. (more...)
Former Texas RB Ricky Williams arrested on outstanding traffic warrants Former Texas RB Ricky Williams arrested on outstanding traffic warrants
- September 21, 2017

Tuesday because his vehicle had no rear license tag, according to KXAN in Austin . Williams starred at Texas, winning the 1998 Heisman, before playing for the New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins, and briefly, the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL. (more...)
Trump's Maniacal UN Address Has Set America On A Course With Cataclysm Trump's Maniacal UN Address Has Set America On A Course With Cataclysm
- September 21, 2017

Popov said that the ridicule in the press center peaked when Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it endangered the USA or its allies. Matters were no clearer after Iran and the world powers that negotiated the deal - Britain, China, France, Germany , Russia and the United States - met for talks that a European source said included a long discussion between the USA and Iranian foreign ministers. (more...)
Met police arrest third suspect in London tube attack Met police arrest third suspect in London tube attack
- September 21, 2017

The now elderly pair, Ronald and Penelope Jones, were honored by Queen Elizabeth II for their care of abandoned children in 2010. A family member has confirmed the Joneses are now "safe and well". Residents described the house being searched as a "halfway house" for asylum seekers. Asked if her message to the U.S. president was "Donald, just put your phone down and stop tweeting ", the home secretary said: "I don't think I'd be the first person to say that, would I?" She said: "We didn't ... (more...)
Salt Lake cop who arrested nurse wants to apologize Salt Lake cop who arrested nurse wants to apologize
- September 21, 2017

It included several incidents of unwanted physical contact and a disparaging email, the records say. His discipline history was released in response to a public records request by AP after the July 26 arrest of nurse Alex Wubbels. Help! Somebody help me! Both Payne and Tracy were placed on paid administrative leave on August 1 and an internal investigation was launched. "You determined extremely poor professional judgement (especially for an officer of 27 years of experience)", the Salt ... (more...)
Tim Duncan's Hurricane Irma Relief Campaign Raises $2.5 Million on YouCaring Tim Duncan's Hurricane Irma Relief Campaign Raises $2.5 Million on YouCaring
- September 21, 2017

Branson then took a shot at President Donald Trump regarding the issue of climate change . And while the Virgin founder noted that the islands and the people may have been physically damaged, "their spirit is as strong as ever". "St. Croix got spared by Irma, but now with Maria coming in on the backside and really hitting St. Croix, we have to add St. Croix in there as well. You can go to 21USVIhurricanehelp.com and get the information there and you can donate there", he said. (more...)
Bills could run into more trouble against Broncos' defense Bills could run into more trouble against Broncos' defense
- September 21, 2017

The Broncos are rolling and, despite entering a tough environment, I think they are able to take control of the game with their ability to shut down the run. With the help of Mike McCoy and Bill Musgrave, he's kind of making it look easy right now. But as the Bills (1-1) proved this past offseason, a lot can change in one year, let alone two. (more...)
Obama Speaks on Republican Obamacare Repeal Efforts: 'It Is Aggravating' Obama Speaks on Republican Obamacare Repeal Efforts: 'It Is Aggravating'
- September 21, 2017

Speaking at a summit hosted by billionaires Bill and Melinda Gates to coincide with the United Nations General Assembly, the former US President urged people not to be discouraged by unsteady progress as they work on pressing global issues. (more...)
Shares in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) Acquired by Shelton Capital Management
- September 21, 2017

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,435,885 shares of the company's stock worth $621,956,000 after buying an additional 231,890 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:WCG) on Thursday, August 24 with "Buy" rating. Ltd bought a new position in WellCare Health Plans during the fourth quarter valued at about $140,000. (more...)
Amazon bringing 2K jobs to NYC by 2019 Amazon bringing 2K jobs to NYC by 2019
- September 21, 2017

Andrew Cuomo. Amazon said it will take 360,000 square feet of space at one of the site's buildings, called Brookfield's 5 Manhattan West. The building where the office will be once housed the New York Daily News. "We're excited to expand our presence in NY - we have always found great talent here", said Paul Kotas, Amazon's senior vice president of worldwide advertising. (more...)
North Korea owes NY thousands in unpaid parking tickets North Korea owes NY thousands in unpaid parking tickets
- September 21, 2017

A North Korean diplomat who identified himself as Jong Jo told NBC that there must be some sort of misunderstanding. "It is false", Jong told NBC New York . North Korea is not alone in its overdue payment - and it is not the worst offender when it comes to unpaid parking fines. "The Department strictly enforces the rules and associated consequences concerning our extension of driving privileges to foreign mission members in the United States". (more...)
Accenture Plc. (NYSE:ACN) Under Analyst Spotlight
- September 21, 2017

About shares traded. Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) has risen 1.68% since September 19, 2016 and is uptrending. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its stake in Accenture PLC (NYSE: ACN ) by 4.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. (more...)
What does Muharram mean and how does the Islamic calendar work? What does Muharram mean and how does the Islamic calendar work?
- September 21, 2017

On this auspicious festival, Muslims devotees fast during daylight hours on the ninth, tenth and 11th days of the month. On the 10th day of Muharram, Imam Hussain was martyred on the order of Yazeed. By this determination Thursday the 21 of September 2017 corresponds to 1 Muharram 1439, and the 9th and 10th of Muharram 1439 correspond to Friday 29th and Saturday 30th of September 2017, respectively. (more...)
S. Africa CB Holds Key Rate Steady On Deteriorating View On Risks S. Africa CB Holds Key Rate Steady On Deteriorating View On Risks
- September 21, 2017

Governor Lesetja Kganyago admitted the decision was tight, with the six-member monetary policy committee split 3-3 on whether to hold or cut, leading to the maintenance of the status quo. Speaking on uncertainties in the economy, Kganyago said domestic economic growth outlook remains constrained despite the higher than expected growth outcome of 2.5 percent in the second quarter of this year. (more...)
Trump Praises Ukraine For 'Good Progress' Amid Difficult Conditions Trump Praises Ukraine For 'Good Progress' Amid Difficult Conditions
- September 21, 2017

Trump said. Trump met his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko , on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in NY on September 21. Russian Federation says the United States' potential provision of "lethal weapons" to Ukraine will not promote stability in the East European country. (more...)
President Halimah Yacob sends condolences over Mexico natural disaster President Halimah Yacob sends condolences over Mexico natural disaster
- September 21, 2017

The titanic collision of two tectonic plates, which firmly lock together and accrue strain over tens to hundreds of years, eventually releases this pent-up energy as a large quake. The biggest Mexican earthquakes happen offshore and create tsunamis, but the earthquakes themselves are far from Mexico City. It behaves like a bowl of jelly when it shakes. (more...)
Turkey, Iran, Iraq consider counter-measures over Kurdish referendum Turkey, Iran, Iraq consider counter-measures over Kurdish referendum
- September 21, 2017

They also emphasised that the referendum will not be beneficial for the Kurds and the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG). The statement said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and their Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari expressed concerns that conflicts surfacing as a result of the referendum would "prove hard to contain". (more...)
Dlamini-Zuma sworn in as MP today Dlamini-Zuma sworn in as MP today
- September 21, 2017

So I will focus on what they say I must focus on". "Wherever and whatever @MYANC deploys me to do to improve the lives of Africans, I shall undertake in their interest without fear or favour", she wrote on her Twitter account while referring to the ANC. (more...)
Washington state sues over $1/day wages paid to immigrant detainees Washington state sues over $1/day wages paid to immigrant detainees
- September 21, 2017

Thousands of immigrant detainees were paid $1 per day or, in some cases, with extra food as compensation for keeping one of the country's largest for-profit immigration detention centers running, according to a lawsuit filed today by Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson. (more...)
AG Sessions to visit San Diego Wednesday to announce record cocaine seizures AG Sessions to visit San Diego Wednesday to announce record cocaine seizures
- September 21, 2017

A record $6 billion dollars in drugs have been intercepted this year and almost 600 suspected traffickers were arrested and turned over to federal authorities for prosecution, according to the U.S. Fred Midgette, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area. Rep. Duncan Hunter, Rep. Darrell Issa, and U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft joined Sessions at the news conference at the Tenth Ave. (more...)
Six-year-old student dies while playing in school Six-year-old student dies while playing in school
- September 21, 2017

Dr Madhura Phadke, principal of the school said, "We are really shocked and saddened by what has happened". When the school's medical officer was unable to revive Swarang, the boy was rushed to Hiranandani Hospital in Powai, where he was declared dead before admission.The police were then alerted , As Reported By Hindu . (more...)

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