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US flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N.Korea
- September 03, 2017

At the press conference after the meeting with May, Abe said they had agreed to exert more pressure on North Korea and urged China to play a greater role in the dispute. "It is not clear what new North Korea would have learned from this launch that is relevant to a long-range missile", missile expert David Wright of the Union of Concerned Scientists said. (more...)
State police increasing patrols Labor Day holiday weekend State police increasing patrols Labor Day holiday weekend
- September 03, 2017

Sobriety checkpoints and DUI patrols will be in place through the weekend. According to AAA, 35.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this holiday, a 1.2 percent increase from the 34.8 million who traveled past year. (more...)
USGS detects 6.3-magnitude 'explosion' in North Korea USGS detects 6.3-magnitude 'explosion' in North Korea
- September 03, 2017

North Korea's state television said it would carry an important announcement at 0630 GMT, after an quake registering magnitude 6 .3 was detected near its known nuclear test site on Sunday. The readout, however, did not say whether the conversation came before or after the North's latest test. In what appears to be the country's most powerful detonation as yet, Pyongyang conducted its sixth nuclear blast from its usual test site. (more...)
Trump, SKorea's Moon Agree to Boost Seoul's Missile Capabilities Trump, SKorea's Moon Agree to Boost Seoul's Missile Capabilities
- September 03, 2017

Mr. Trump and Moon spoke three days after Pyongyang fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan. It did so in spite of increased sanctions. The US, Seoul's ally, removed its nuclear weapons from South Korea in the early 1990s when Seoul and Pyongyang reached an agreement to keep the Korean Peninsula nuclear-free. (more...)
OTIENO: How Supreme Court nullified Uhuru's election, only God knows OTIENO: How Supreme Court nullified Uhuru's election, only God knows
- September 03, 2017

In the aftermath of Kenya's August 8th elections, global observers were fast in expressing their satisfaction with the implementation of the polls. Kenyatta spoke in Nairobi hours after the court nullified last month's election and called for a new vote within 60 days, citing irregularities. (more...)
Al-Shabab Carries Out Deadly Attack on Somali Military Base Al-Shabab Carries Out Deadly Attack on Somali Military Base
- September 03, 2017

Sources could not confirm the claim. "We understand al-Shabaab attacked the base and fierce fighting and a blast occurred, but still we have no details", Mohamed Isa, a military officer, told Reuters from Kismayu. "Some people in Bala Gudud told us the militants looted the camp. they burned down everything and left", Ahmed Mohamud, a resident said. Abdiasis Abu Musab, al-Shabab's military spokesman, told Reuters: "This morning, we stormed the Jubbaland base near Bula Gudud". (more...)
Lalu Yadav mocks Nitish Kumar over Cabinet reshuffle - Know what he said Lalu Yadav mocks Nitish Kumar over Cabinet reshuffle - Know what he said
- September 03, 2017

Nirmala Sitharaman , serving as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry as well as a Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs under the Ministry of Finance headed by Arun Jaitley , also took the oath. (more...)
Georgia Southern offense suffocated as Auburn rolls 41-7 Georgia Southern offense suffocated as Auburn rolls 41-7
- September 03, 2017

But much of that success came after a rocky start to the game, which saw the Tigers score only twice on their first six drives. After back-to-back three-and-outs by Auburn's defense, Johnson scored on a 60-yard run on a one-play drive that made it 10-0 Auburn with 5:11 left in the first quarter. (more...)
Two suspended Auburn players will play vs. Clemson Two suspended Auburn players will play vs. Clemson
- September 03, 2017

Kam Martin unleashed another run through a wide open lane, romping 36 yards to the end zone for a 24-7 lead that had Georgia Southern almost put away before halftime. He did add this note, "That's completely between me and them". "Obviously, we have a stout defense". "It was good for Jarrett to get a game under his belt", Malzahn said. (more...)
US Treasury Drafting New N.Korea Sanctions US Treasury Drafting New N.Korea Sanctions
- September 03, 2017

Speaking Sunday on ABC's "This Week, " Cruz said the US should "use economic leverage to go against not only North Korea but every financial institution, every company that does business with North Korea". China, which accounts for over 90% of North Korea's global trade, recently joined in United Nations sanctions of the rogue nation. The North today claimed it has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb meant to be loaded onto an intercontinental ballistic missile. (more...)
Heavy rain washes out Croatia vs Kosovo World Cup qualifier Heavy rain washes out Croatia vs Kosovo World Cup qualifier
- September 03, 2017

It was Vida's first global goal for four years. The World Cup 2018 qualifying match between Croatia and Kosovo that was scheduled for Saturday evening in Zagreb was abandoned after just 22 minutes of play because of the heavy rain that made the playing conditions impossible. (more...)
Iran leader meets air defense commanders amid United States pressure on missile program Iran leader meets air defense commanders amid United States pressure on missile program
- September 03, 2017

The Iranian Air Defense is at the forefront of protection of Iran's dignity and existence, Ayatollah Khamenei said in a meeting with the Air Defense commanders and officials in Tehran on Sunday. "All of its subsystems have been completed and its missile tests have been conducted". Iran had shown for the first time in August 2016 the system of defence anti-air Bavar 373, showing its determination to develop its military capabilities despite the concerns of the West. (more...)
Votes against Sandy relief remembered Votes against Sandy relief remembered
- September 03, 2017

While many of us would agree that the state of Texas deserves federal money in order to clean up, rehouse and rebuild after this horrendous storm, we must also see the hypocrisy in all that is taking place. Christie struck the first blow, reminding the public of Cruz's vote. Rather than an eye-for-an-eye approach, King has resolved to do the right thing and vote to assist Texas. (more...)
Makayla Fischer, 11, from Apopka, Florida Makayla Fischer, 11, from Apopka, Florida
- September 03, 2017

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement activated an Amber Alert Sunday morning for Makayla Fisher. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's alert says Makayla, five-foot-four and 130 pounds with maroon braids, was last seen wearing a multicolored tank top nightgown. (more...)
Evaluating Insider Trading And Ownership For Callon Petroleum Company (CPE)
- September 03, 2017

Trading volume was up 10.53% over the stocks average daily volume. About 466,324 shares traded. Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE ) has risen 12.29% since August 30, 2016 and is uptrending. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt invested 0.01% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). 222,129 were reported by Alliancebernstein L P. (more...)
Hurricane Irma strengthens over the Atlantic Hurricane Irma strengthens over the Atlantic
- September 03, 2017

Irma could reach Category 4 with sustained winds above 130 miles per hour as it edges toward the Lesser Anteilles, north of South America, early next week. The National Hurricane Center cautioned that it is still too early to determine how Irma will affect the USA mainland. The hurricane is now located about 1,845 miles east of the Leeward Islands and is moving west-northwest at about ten miles an hour. (more...)
Irma Intensifies Into Category 3 Hurricane Irma Intensifies Into Category 3 Hurricane
- September 03, 2017

The storm, now some 1,200 miles east of Puerto Rico, is traveling west at about 15 mph. Hurricane Irma remains a Category 3 hurricane heading into the Labor Day weekend. These storms typically turn northward and stay away from land. Slocum told The High Point Enterprise that the key for Irma's possible impact on the us mainland will involve when the hurricane turns north, then if it moves northwest toward the shoreline or northeast into the Atlantic Ocean. (more...)
North Korea could make USA attack inevitable North Korea could make USA attack inevitable
- September 03, 2017

The United States responded this week to a series of missiles launches by North Korea - one of them over Japan - by staging a mock bombing drill with South Korea over the Korean Peninsula. As the Two-Way reported last month , US intelligence analysts believe North Korea has already developed a warhead that can be placed on its ballistic missiles, including an ICBM capable of reaching USA territory. (more...)
Australia, South Korea call for tougher United Nations sanctions to isolate North Korea Australia, South Korea call for tougher United Nations sanctions to isolate North Korea
- September 03, 2017

North Korea claimed to have detonated a new hydrogen bomb Sunday, confirming suspicions of the reclusive state's sixth ever nuclear test after outside monitors noted a large artificial natural disaster. North Korea claimed that it set off a thermonuclear weapon during the September 2016 test, but experts said the data showed it was more likely boosted fission weapon. (more...)
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:TTPH) Trading Volume Significantly Higher Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:TTPH) Trading Volume Significantly Higher
- September 03, 2017

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals had 22 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. 09/09/2015 - Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc . was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Robert W. Tekla Capital Management Limited Liability Corp holds 192,322 shares. The company's market cap is $352.78 million. The Company uses its chemistry technology to create antibiotics for multidrug-resistant infections. (more...)
Is North Korea winning deterrence war with US? Is North Korea winning deterrence war with US?
- September 03, 2017

The joint resolution affected the country's ability to export coal, which accounts for 34 percent of the country's exports as of 2015, according to an evaluation of the country's currency conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (more...)
Trump asks for $7.9 billion down payment for Harvey relief Trump asks for $7.9 billion down payment for Harvey relief
- September 03, 2017

A senior House Republican, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deliberations were private, disclosed the approach. FEMA officials say they distributed more than 1.9 million meals, nearly 2 billion liters of water, nearly 5,000 blankets and 1,400 cots to assist with storm recovery just in Texas. (more...)
Technical Charts and Signs for The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC)
- September 03, 2017

Guggenheim Limited Com stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The stock increased 1.91% or $1.27 on September 1, reaching $67.69. The third largest holder is Blackrock Inc., which now holds $3.46 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 5.76% of its market capitalization. (more...)
Brexit talks: David Davis accuses European Union of playing 'time against money' Brexit talks: David Davis accuses European Union of playing 'time against money'
- September 03, 2017

The third round of Brexit negotiations, focused on settling the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union, ended on Thursday with a warning from Brussels that more work needed to be done before they moved on to discuss future ties. Mr Davis said money was "the thing that frightens them most" and insisted he would now allow the European Union to use time pressures to force Britain's hand in order to begin trade talks in October. (more...)
Tropical storm Lidia weakens after 5 dead in Mexico's Baja Tropical storm Lidia weakens after 5 dead in Mexico's Baja
- September 03, 2017

The dead included two people electrocuted by power lines, a woman drowned after being swept away by water on a flooded street and a baby was ripped from its mother's arms as she crossed a flooded area. Earlier in the day, NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Lidia and analyzed the storm in infrared light as it strengthened quickly. The flooding was blamed for the city airport being briefly shut down. (more...)
Japanese Princess Mako announces engagement Japanese Princess Mako announces engagement
- September 03, 2017

Mako and Komuro, both 25, expressed great joy over the engagement and Emperor Akihito's approval, during a press conference held at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Efe news reported. 'Having a family still goes beyond my imagination, but I hope to make one that is warm, comfortable and filled with smiles, ' Princess Mako said. She'll lose her royal status after marrying the commoner. (more...)
Beijing condemns calls for new sanctions against North Korea
- September 03, 2017

North Korea, which claims Washington has long threatened it by flaunting the powerful USA nuclear arsenal, describes the long-range B-1Bs as "nuclear strategic bombers" although the United States no longer arms them with nuclear weapons. May, who is in Japan on an official visit, is reportedly just the second foreign leader to attend a meeting of the National Security Council after Australia's then-prime minister Tony Abbott in 2014. (more...)
Warmer weather thru Labor Day Warmer weather thru Labor Day
- September 03, 2017

It won't be raining all day, but it may briefly interrupt outdoor activities. Local power demand is expected to be at high levels. We had 7 days with a high temperature of at least 90 degrees and that includes a scorching hot 99 degrees on the 13! Drying out late in the day with some breaks of sun possible. (more...)
The slow but steady rise of Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman The slow but steady rise of Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman
- September 03, 2017

In a major rejig of his council of ministers, he also promoted three other junior ministers - Piyush Goyal , Dharmendra Pradhan and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi - to cabinet rank and inducted nine new faces, including four former government officers, as Ministers of State. (more...)
With Kerala's Alphons Kannanthanam, BJP Aims to Bring Church Closer to NDA With Kerala's Alphons Kannanthanam, BJP Aims to Bring Church Closer to NDA
- September 03, 2017

No woman figures in the list. Kottayam declared as the first 100 per cent literate town in India in 1989. Alphons Kannanthanam set up Janshakti, an NGO in 1994, to get citizens to believe in their ability to make government accountable to people.He is a Member of the Committee to prepare the final draft of the National Education Policy 2017. (more...)

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