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7 coaches of Shaktipunj Express derail in Uttar Pradesh, no one injured 7 coaches of Shaktipunj Express derail in Uttar Pradesh, no one injured
- September 07, 2017

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu made a decision to move away from the post after the incident took place. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has been briefed about the incident. There was no fatality or injury to passengers. Fortunately, all of them are safe. Maintenance and renewal of tracks will also take place keeping in view of the derailment incidents that are taking place in the recent days. (more...)
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume
- September 07, 2017

It has underperformed by 2.90% the S&P500. Aspen Investment Management Inc now owns 8,770 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $525,000 after purchasing an additional 70 shares during the period. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $2.70 and is projected to be $2.95 for the current year with 115,047,000 shares now outstanding. Kornitzer Capital Ks owns 0.6% invested in Intercontinental Exchange Inc (NYSE:ICE) for 562,760 shares. (more...)
House to vote on almost $8B in Hurricane Harvey relief House to vote on almost $8B in Hurricane Harvey relief
- September 07, 2017

The move on a $7.9 billion relief package would replenish a rapidly depleting disaster aid fund even as another storm, Hurricane Irma, churns out in the Atlantic. Capitol Hill's top Democrats say they're willing to pair a short-term increase in the government's borrowing cap with the Harvey aid bill. Other senior GOP aides told the AP that no final decision had been made, and Democrats, whose votes would be needed in the Senate, have yet to signal support. (more...)
Fate of Abu Salem, others to be decided today Fate of Abu Salem, others to be decided today
- September 07, 2017

Mustafa Dossa was convicted of "training terrorists" and "supplying arms". The accused in the case were Abu Salem, Mustafa Dossa, Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan, Riyaz Siddiqui, Karimullah Shaikh, Mohammad Tahir Merchant alias Tahir Taklya and Abdul Qayyum. (more...)
War on terror: If we fail, region fails: Gen Bajwa War on terror: If we fail, region fails: Gen Bajwa
- September 07, 2017

This, he added, did not mean that Pakistan would fight the Afghan war on its soil. "However, Afghanistan is a sovereign country which is independent and takes its own decisions", he said. The army chief in his speech showed that he had high hopes from the youth. The ceremony was attended by Speaker National Assembly, ministers, parliament members, services chiefs, ambassadors and military attaches of various countries, retired senior military and civil officers and families of the martyrs. (more...)
Five charred to death in Juhu building fire Five charred to death in Juhu building fire
- September 07, 2017

Suffering severe burns, the 11 injured were admitted to the nearby R N Cooper Hospital, out of which 8 are reportedly in critical condition. Local officials quoted eyewitnesses as saying that they heard sound of a cooking gas cylinder blast ahead of the fire engulfing part of the building. (more...)
Indonesia Ready to Help Bangladesh Address Refugee Crisis: FM Retno Indonesia Ready to Help Bangladesh Address Refugee Crisis: FM Retno
- September 07, 2017

Many of them have not eaten since they have fled. Many are in dire need of food and water. A camp is now to be set up by Bangladesh to deal with the Rohingya refugees, as currently there is a problem with space and supplies. New Delhi's support for the security operations comes at a time when Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi is under global pressure after the exodus of thousands from the Rakhine state into Bangladesh , many of them accusing the military of large-scale arson. (more...)
No 'fire and fury' as Trump team talks North Korea with Congress
- September 07, 2017

The draft text takes aim directly at North Korea's leadership with a freeze on leader Kim's assets as well as those of the ruling Worker's Party of Korea and the government of North Korea. Representative Eliot Engel, the top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee said after the briefing it was clear that the administration would like to negotiate an agreement with North Korea. (more...)
Tyson Foods to spend $320m on new poultry plant in eastern Kansas Tyson Foods to spend $320m on new poultry plant in eastern Kansas
- September 07, 2017

It is also cheaper than beef and pork and is considered more healthy. The Springdale, Ark. -based meat-producer unveiled its plans during a news conference in Tonganoxie with Gov. The company will work with outside contractors to build the plant, hatchery, feed mill, and related infrastructure. Brownback said he understands why some residents are upset and he's encouraged by the response from Tyson, which operates facilities in six Kansas communities that employ about 5,700 people. (more...)
Von Miller says Trevor Siemian is looking like Peyton Manning Von Miller says Trevor Siemian is looking like Peyton Manning
- September 07, 2017

The Broncos don't kick off until 8:20 p.m. Monday against the Los Angeles Chargers . The Chargers have not been able to pick up a win in Denver since December 2013 and have lost five of the last six games there. But when Manning retired after the 2015 season, it removed an enormous presence from the team's locker room and day-to-day football life. "Him seeing the way it's done, he just has that Peyton Manning vibe - he kind of looks like Peyton Manning too". (more...)
Why to Keeping Eye on Sealed Air Corporation (SEE), Apache Corporation
- September 07, 2017

Russell Investments Group Ltd.'s holdings in Sealed Air Corporation were worth $1,737,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.5% while institutional stake was 95.3%. (more...)
Hurricane Jose and Katia forms in the Atlantic Basin Hurricane Jose and Katia forms in the Atlantic Basin
- September 07, 2017

It comes on the heels of Hurricane Irma, the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic, and Harvey, which devastated the southeastern coast of Texas and parts of Louisiana with days of rain. It has a minimum central barometric pressure of 29.59 inches. Jose will likely become a hurricane by later in the week. The hurricane center said that it now expects Katia to become a hurricane before landfall. (more...)
Virginia task force team deploys to Puerto Rico ahead of Irma hitting Virginia task force team deploys to Puerto Rico ahead of Irma hitting
- September 07, 2017

California Task Force 4 based in Oakland will be deploying Thursday, less than a week after returning from search-and-rescue efforts in Texas. "When we were down in Texas, it was give and take on sleep", said Carmean, "but on the way home we had a good hotel on the way back, and last night got to sleep in our beds so we're ready to go". (more...)
Trump Jr. to testify privately to US Senate committee on Thursday: aides Trump Jr. to testify privately to US Senate committee on Thursday: aides
- September 07, 2017

Trump Jr refuted the claim saying the meeting which was attended by the then campaign manager, Paul Manafort and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was not in respect to the election and thus falsely reported. Several congressional committees are also looking into the matter, with the Senate and House intelligence committees conducting the main congressional investigations. (more...)
Amaravati to Vijayawada - Just in 5 minutes Amaravati to Vijayawada - Just in 5 minutes
- September 07, 2017

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT ), an American research firm formed using crowd collaboration to develop ultra-high-speed transportation system based on Hyperloop concept, has agreed to build India's first Hyperloop, connecting Andhra Pradesh's proposed Greenfield capital city Amaravati and Vijayawada. (more...)
Nonstop Flights From Indy to Paris Taking Off in 2018 Nonstop Flights From Indy to Paris Taking Off in 2018
- September 07, 2017

He said the Indiana Economic Development Corp.is also working with regional airports like Fort Wayne, South Bend and Evansville to add much needed direct flights. In 2016, more than 8,500 IN businesses exported $34.7 billion worth of goods to customers around the world, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. (more...)
Katia now third hurricane in tropics; forms in SW Gulf of Mexico
- September 07, 2017

Katia, which is located in the western Gulf of Mexico, is packing winds of 80 miles per hour, according to an 11 p.m. ET advisory from the National Hurricane Center . Conditions favor it strengthening, and the hurricane center said a tropical depression could form in the next few days while it continues to move to the west-northwest. (more...)
Trump, Democrats Reach Deal on Debt Ceiling, Harvey Relief Trump, Democrats Reach Deal on Debt Ceiling, Harvey Relief
- September 07, 2017

Republican and Democratic congressional leaders on Wednesday clashed over raising the USA debt limit and the fate of 800,000 young adults brought into the United States illegally as children, as President Donald Trump pressed them to act. (more...)
Hailey: North Korea Is Begging For War Hailey: North Korea Is Begging For War
- September 07, 2017

A day later, Mr Trump tweeted: "I am allowing Japan & South Korea to buy a substantially increased amount of highly sophisticated military equipment from the United States ". Russian officials cheered Trump when he was elected a year ago, and Putin praised him as someone who wanted to improve ties with Russia . His plea came after North Korea carried out its largest nuclear test to date on Sunday, and amid fears the rogue state is planning a long-range missile launch ahead of a key ... (more...)
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
- 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...)