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University of Melbourne again ranked as Australia's top university University of Melbourne again ranked as Australia's top university
- September 07, 2017

Meanwhile, two United Kingdom universities have fared very well on the Times Higher Education Rankings, with Oxford University holding on to the first position for the second year in a row and Cambridge university coming up to the second position overtaking the California Institute of Technology and Stanford University, both tied for the third position this year. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose is expected to become a hurricane later today Tropical Storm Jose is expected to become a hurricane later today
- September 07, 2017

On Wednesday morning its maximum sustained wind speeds had reached nearly 60mph and it was moving west, from its position some 1,200 miles east of the Lesser Antilles, at about 13mph. Tropical Storm Jose's maximum sustained winds had increased to 70 miles per hour. Tropical Storm Emily made landfall in the Anna Maria Island area and is making its way across the Sunshine State. (more...)
Explosion reported at East Chicago post office Explosion reported at East Chicago post office
- September 07, 2017

The Porter County's bomb squad was on scene with a bomb disposal robot. When firefighters arrived, they were told a female post office employee had been injured, Serna said. U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives spokeswoman Ronnie Dahl said she could confirm multiple department agents were at the scene, but was unable to provide further information via phone late Wednesday. (more...)
Ambassador Bridge Twin Span Gets Canadian Permit Ambassador Bridge Twin Span Gets Canadian Permit
- September 07, 2017

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says the private owner of the 87-year-old bridge, the busiest border crossing between Canada and the United States, can begin building a six-lane replacement bridge. The Canadian government has vowed to finance that project after MI lawmakers refused to help fund it. But Transport Canada's conditional permit says the DIBC's subsidiary "shall demolish or cause to be demolished the Ambassador Bridge. (more...)
How to deal with North Korea
- September 07, 2017

Cumings notes he has "no sympathy for the North, which is the author of most of its own troubles, specializes in self-defeating behavior (and) treats like children the masses of its own population". Churchill told Washington that when napalm was invented, no one had contemplated " splashing it " all over a civilian population. Moon also told Trump that his government will provide full support to complete the USA military's deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) ... (more...)
Richard Branson to ride out Hurricane Irma on his private island Richard Branson to ride out Hurricane Irma on his private island
- September 07, 2017

Branson wrote that he has a group of young people with him at the home. On Tuesday, the Virgin Group founder and billionaire released a statement sharing that he'll remain on his private island for the duration of the category 5 storm. (more...)
North Korea Nuclear Test 10 Times More Powerful Than Hiroshima: Japan North Korea Nuclear Test 10 Times More Powerful Than Hiroshima: Japan
- September 07, 2017

The latest test was said to have been a hydrogen bomb created to be mounted on a newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile that has "great destructive power", state media said Sunday. South Korea's defence minister has estimated the yield from the explosion at 50 kilotons, while 38 North said it was now believed to be 100 kilotons or more. (more...)
US Navy Seals Train SKorean Team to Kill Kim Jong Un US Navy Seals Train SKorean Team to Kill Kim Jong Un
- September 07, 2017

Rodman has made several visits to see his little buddy - the five-time National Basketball Association champ is 6-foot-7 and Kim Jong Un is a foot shorter - whom he's called "a friend for life". But our country's patience is not unlimited. "It cuts off the revenue that allows them to build ballistic missiles", she said. "There is no more road left". (more...)
North Texan concerned about family in Irma's path North Texan concerned about family in Irma's path
- September 07, 2017

Ether of these tracks would result in some damage to Florida crops, especially citrus and sugarcane. McMaster stressed that Team South Carolina is prepared for the storm. "The dangerousness of this event is like nothing we've ever seen", Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said. The storm, the most powerful recorded hurricane ever in the Atlantic, was driving north-northwest at about 16 miles per hour, the hurricane center said, and was likely to stay on that track for the ... (more...)
US House votes for Hurricane Harvey relief package US House votes for Hurricane Harvey relief package
- September 07, 2017

President Donald Trump is meeting with congressional leaders at the White House, and he's noting they have a full plate of issues, and he's hoping "we can solve them in a rational way". "Hopefully we'll realize that negotiating with Democrats doesn't normally produce outstanding results", said Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. (more...)
Additional sanctions on North Korea would be Additional sanctions on North Korea would be "useless and ineffective": Putin
- September 07, 2017

The most recent measures, imposed last month following Pyongyang's July firing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that apparently brought much of the U.S. Russian Federation shares a 22-kilometre border along the Tuman River with North Korea , and like China, it is desperate to avoid any outcome that leads to war or economic chaos along its far eastern boundary. (more...)
Driver crashes into crowd at block party, injuring 8 Driver crashes into crowd at block party, injuring 8
- September 07, 2017

Police told CBS Philadelphia the driver was impaired when she attempted to go around a group of people before crashing into the crowd. Police say all the injuries are non-life threatening. The victims were hospitalized in the district hospital. One of the victims is said to be a pregnant women about 6-8 months along. Police say the driver remained at the scene. (more...)
Trump, Turnbull discuss North Korea in call Trump, Turnbull discuss North Korea in call
- September 07, 2017

Mr Turnbull and Mr Trump agreed China is the country with the greatest leverage over North Korea and with that leverage comes the greatest responsibility. Dampening down war talk, Mr Turnbull and Mr Trump had what the PM described as a "warm" and "constructive" discussion for about 30 minutes on Wednesday morning, agreeing the global community had to exert maximum diplomatic and economic pressure on Kim Jong-un to give up his weapons program. (more...)
Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated (NYSE:CHCT) Valuation According To Analysts
- September 07, 2017

Lexington Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust. It is flat, as 62 investors sold FDX shares while 367 reduced holdings. only 108 funds opened positions while 290 raised stakes. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.70%. First Industrial Realty Trust's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 85.71%. (more...)
As Irma threatens Caribbean, tropical storm forms in Atlantic As Irma threatens Caribbean, tropical storm forms in Atlantic
- September 07, 2017

The NHC said Irma ranked as one of the five most powerful Atlantic hurricanes during the past 80 years and the strongest Atlantic basin storm ever outside the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. The storm formed over the open Atlantic. It is projected to follow a similar path of Irma over the next few days, before turning to the north. "The system will likely end up moving inland over the northern coast of southeastern Mexico sometime late this week or this weekend", hurricane expert Dan ... (more...)
United States demands crippling new North Korea sanctions
- September 07, 2017

Security Council members Wednesday. China, meanwhile, has always been North Korea's main ally, but - like Russian Federation - has supported recent sanctions against Pyongyang in light of its ongoing missile tests. It reiterates the importance of maintaining peace and stability in northeast Asia and the council's commitment "to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the situation", and it welcomes efforts to resolve the situation through dialogue. (more...)
Can North Korea Target a US City? Experts Say Not Yet Can North Korea Target a US City? Experts Say Not Yet
- September 07, 2017

During a call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump also gave "conceptual approval" for Seoul to buy billions of dollars of weapons from the US, Reuters reported. North Korea plans to mount the device on its new Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, which leading experts suggest can strike deep into American territory. (more...)
De Blasio, Albanese To Face Off In Final Democratic Mayoral Primary Debate De Blasio, Albanese To Face Off In Final Democratic Mayoral Primary Debate
- September 07, 2017

It didn't turn out that way, said de Blasio, who at the time said he warned Trump New Yorkers were fearful about his policies. Not that de Blasio considers himself beyond failure. In an interview with New York Magazine at the mayoral "Gracie Mansion" in Yorkville, Manhattan , de Blasio said Trump is "divisive and base and living out a tabloid approach in a professional setting". (more...)
Sea search to resume for man swept off Cornwall rocks Sea search to resume for man swept off Cornwall rocks
- September 07, 2017

Lifeguards recovered one man and he was airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Treliske, but died on arrival. The two men were spotted in trouble by one of a group of three fishermen, thought to be a family of holidaymakers. The brothers were holidaying with family in the Duchy when the incident happened and had been fishing many times before. "Charles was a hard-working loving son and Robert was an associate of Bath University, specialising in 3D printing". (more...)
U.S. defends Russian Federation posts closure after Kremlin vows to sue U.S. defends Russian Federation posts closure after Kremlin vows to sue
- September 07, 2017

Putin, speaking after an global summit in China, said Russian Federation "condemns" North Korea's "provocative" actions around its nuclear weapons program, but added: "Resorting to just any sanctions in this situation is useless and inefficient". (more...)
North Korea Sanctions Debate Heats Up North Korea Sanctions Debate Heats Up
- September 07, 2017

Putin repeated his assertion that sanctions and pressure won't be enough to rein in North Korea. However, further USA sanctions on Russia and the US decision to close a Russian consulate have raised concerns that the two countries remain far apart. (more...)
Missing SPG commando, deployed in Sonia Gandhi's security, found Missing SPG commando, deployed in Sonia Gandhi's security, found
- September 07, 2017

The Delhi Police has also questioned him regarding his disappearance. Soon after tracing the SPG Commando , DCP ( New Delhi ) BK Singh said, "We have confirmed that the missing SPG commando has been traced by the police". On 2 September, Kumar's family had thought that he was unreachable as his duty was extended but later when they realised he was traceless, Kumar's father had lodged a missing person complaint. (more...)
Putin orders Foreign Ministry to sue U.S. over seizure of diplomatic property Putin orders Foreign Ministry to sue U.S. over seizure of diplomatic property
- September 07, 2017

Last month, the regime's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the US would be "catapulted into an unimaginable sea of fire" if it imposed more sanctions or threatened military action. These are in addition to two THAAD launchers already in place at the country's Seongju base. China and Russian Federation have both since distanced themselves from that approach. (more...)
Japan lifts yield estimate of North Korea's nuclear test Japan lifts yield estimate of North Korea's nuclear test
- September 07, 2017

North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday in what it claimed was a detonation of a hydrogen bomb built for intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of hitting the USA mainland. "The Ministers expressed satisfaction at the success of Japan-India-US Trilateral Maritime Exercise MALABAR 2017 in July 2017 and confirmed their intention to further deepen and advance the objectives of this Exercise". (more...)
Teen arrested after hitting police auto with a stolen vehicle Teen arrested after hitting police auto with a stolen vehicle
- September 07, 2017

When he turned north onto Landmark Lane he crashed into a parked auto. Officers tried to trap him between the parked vehicle and their squad auto, but the suspected auto thief backed up directly into the squad auto. "One of my officers tries to pin him in. At that time he jumps out of the passenger side, takes off running", said Sgt. Wilson. The cruiser probably sustained the least damage, ending up with a slightly tilted tire and some scratches on the bumper. (more...)
Dennis Rodman Offers To Be A Mediator Between Trump And Kim Jong
- September 07, 2017

The content of this image is as provided and can not be independently verified. Now the two big tasks before the UN Security Council are to take tough action against North Korea for its illegal test, and make its Resolutions stringent. Putin said earlier Wednesday that "we should not give in to emotions and push Pyongyang into a corner". Russia's exports of crude oil to North Korea are about 40,000 tonnes a year. (more...)
Pennsylvania joins lawsuit over ending of DACA program Pennsylvania joins lawsuit over ending of DACA program
- September 07, 2017

But in terms of maintaining the momentum for another Microsoft priority-tax reform-there's a risk to urging quick Congressional action to preserve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ), which USA president Donald Trump promised to phase out if Congress didn't "legalize" it within six months. (more...)
Revenue Approximations Analysis: Tahoe Resources Inc. (TAHO), Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC) Revenue Approximations Analysis: Tahoe Resources Inc. (TAHO), Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC)
- September 07, 2017

As of the end of the quarter Alyeska Investment Group, L.p. had sold 262,999 shares trimming its stake by 59.3%. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 1.52 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. (more...)
India, Myanmar sign 11 agreements India, Myanmar sign 11 agreements
- September 07, 2017

The two countries also signed agreements on cooperation between Myanmar Press Council and Press Council of India, extension of agreement on the establishment of India-Myanmar Centre for Enhancement of IT skill. After the talks, Prime Minister Modi said India shares concerns over the violence in the Rakhine state where there has been a loss of innocent lives of people and military personnel. (more...)
Five men will go to trial over Hillsborough charges Five men will go to trial over Hillsborough charges
- September 07, 2017

Ninety-six football fans of Liverpool Football Club died in a crush at the Hillsborough stadium as the FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest started. The former club secretary of Sheffield Wednesday, Graham Mackrell , and a solicitor who acted for South Yorkshire Police after the incident in 1989, Peter Metcalf , will also appear. (more...)

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