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Govt agrees to $70m deal to dodge scrutiny of Manus Govt agrees to $70m deal to dodge scrutiny of Manus
- September 07, 2017

The group of asylum seekers and refugees were compensated for being illegally detained between 2012 and 2016, and for negligence in how the Government housed and protected them. Slater and Gordon, which led the legal action, said it hoped the detainees would get their money before the closure. The Manus center is due to shut next month after a PNG Supreme Court ruling past year declared that holding people there was unconstitutional. (more...)
United Nations should take necessary measures on North Korea: China United Nations should take necessary measures on North Korea: China
- September 07, 2017

Putin said that he and Abe decisively condemned North Korea's launch of a ballistic missile that flew over Japan. Late Wednesday night in Beijing, Trump spoke by phone with Xi Jinping . In light of the simmering tensions, however, it's worth looking at which sectors and products in China could get hit the hardest in the event that Trump's proposed measures were implemented. (more...)
'Thelma' Trailer: Joachim Trier's Supernatural Lesbian Drama is Norway's Official Oscar Contender 'Thelma' Trailer: Joachim Trier's Supernatural Lesbian Drama is Norway's Official Oscar Contender
- September 07, 2017

One that may have flown under your radar until now is Joachim Trier's ( Louder than Bombs ) paranormal drama, Thelma . Norway seems to have a strong contender in this year's Oscar race for Best Foreign Language Film. The film will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and its U.S. premiere at Fantastic Fest. It follows Thelma (Eili Harboe), a Norwegian student who begins to experience seizures linked to supernatural powers upon her move to Oslo. (more...)
Military strikes against North Korea 'not first choice' Military strikes against North Korea 'not first choice'
- September 07, 2017

If China truly supports United Nations sanctions , then allowing its puppet to engage in provocative actions such as nuclear and missile tests is a convenient way to justify the imposition of those sanctions and to strengthen the world body. (more...)
North Korea nuclear test site experiencing landslides North Korea nuclear test site experiencing landslides
- September 07, 2017

North Korea detonated a hydrogen bomb that Japan estimates had ten times the explosive power of the bomb the United States dropped on Hiroshima on Sunday, and now satellite imagery shows how it devastated a mountain which scientists say could be on the verge of collapse. (more...)
Oregon Wildfire Forces Families From Homes Oregon Wildfire Forces Families From Homes
- September 07, 2017

Oregon State Police said a 15-year-old boy from Vancouver is suspected of starting the Eagle Creek Fire . The only comparison people could come up with was the eruption of Mount St. OR wildfires burned 885 square miles (2,292 square kilometers) in 2015. The air quality in Spokane, Washington, was rated as hazardous Tuesday. The fire had grown to almost 31,000 acres by Wednesday morning. (more...)
Prince George starts school, pregnant mum Kate too ill to go Prince George starts school, pregnant mum Kate too ill to go
- September 07, 2017

The four-year-old is attending Thomas's Battersea, an 18,000 pounds ($23,511) a year preparatory school in south-west London. Britain's Prince George, the great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth and third-in-line to the throne, started school on Thursday but without his pregnant mother Kate to support him because she is suffering from severe morning sickness. (more...)
China firm on denuclearisation talks: Xi to Trump
- September 07, 2017

The North answered with more defiance. "We will continue to work with our worldwide partners to maximise pressure on North Korea's leadership to change direction and stop their destabilising action". But that message may be driving a wedge between the two allies. "I am going to draft a sanctions package to send to the President for his strong consideration that anybody that wants to do trade or business with them would be prevented from doing trade or business with us", Mnuchin said at the ... (more...)
No Fly List: Aadhaar, PAN may become mandatory for booking flight tickets No Fly List: Aadhaar, PAN may become mandatory for booking flight tickets
- September 07, 2017

New Delhi/India/September 7:Union minister of state for aviation Jayant Sinha will issue the final rules for " no fly list" on Friday, once executed, one will need to give number of any of the following ID- Aadhaar, driving licence, passport or pan number, for booking a domestic ticket. (more...)
Russian Federation may force United States to cut diplomatic staff more, Putin says Russian Federation may force United States to cut diplomatic staff more, Putin says
- September 07, 2017

During his first public indication that North Korea was a factor in US-Egypt relations, Trump told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in June that all countries should "stop hosting North Korean guest workers and stop providing economic or military benefits to North Korea". (more...)
USA has many options to Annihilate North Korea - Defense Chief Mattis USA has many options to Annihilate North Korea - Defense Chief Mattis
- September 07, 2017

The announcement and North Korea's claim that it could mount the warhead on a missile, dramatically upped the stakes in Pyongyang's standoff with the worldwide community over its banned weapons programmes. On Sunday, North Korea said it detonated a hydrogen bomb designed for a long-range missile and called its sixth and most powerful nuclear test a "perfect success", sparking world condemnation and promises of tougher U.S. (more...)
Turnbull, Trump to discuss North Korea Turnbull, Trump to discuss North Korea
- September 07, 2017

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) Saturday showcased its military muscles by parading all of its most-advanced ballistic and tactic missiles , including a submarine-launched ballistic missile which could strike targets 1000 km away. (more...)
Alps Advisors Inc. Has $551000 Stake in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) Alps Advisors Inc. Has $551000 Stake in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)
- September 07, 2017

It worsened, as 45 investors sold Carnival Corp shares while 198 reduced holdings. Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd bought a new position in Carnival Corporation in the 1st quarter worth $138,000. Carnival Corporation now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $63.32. The share price of the company (LON:CCL) was down -1.16% during the last trading session, with a high of 5205.00 during the day and the volume of Carnival shares traded was 676791. (more...)
Antigua-Barbuda spared the worst of Irma Antigua-Barbuda spared the worst of Irma
- September 07, 2017

Irma's incredibly powerful eye hit Barbuda nearly directly. Yet Barbuda's relative preparedness makes the reports of devastation more concerning, and suggests that the areas of the continental USA that pass under the storm's eye may face a similar fate. (more...)
North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test Seems To Have Caused Landslides North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test Seems To Have Caused Landslides
- September 07, 2017

Experts have warned placing the "ultimate sanction " against North Korea could backfire by creating huge instability and putting civilian lives at risk. "The U.S. will work steadily to prepare for military action", Kawakami said. Cutting off oil supplies are seen as the next step by Japanese and South Korean leaders determined to stop the rogue state as military tension reaches its highest level in decades. (more...)
Putin: Trump is not my bride Putin: Trump is not my bride
- September 07, 2017

This handsome port city in Russia's Far East is the venue of the annual Eastern Economic Forum now in its third year. Vladimir Putin has said he believes world leaders can use "common sense" and ease tensions over North Korea through diplomatic means. (more...)
Turnbull has 'constructive' call with Trump over North Korea Turnbull has 'constructive' call with Trump over North Korea
- September 07, 2017

No mention was made of other retaliatory measures, such as the possible use of force. But on Thursday, after days of talks with regional leaders and officials, Putin struck a more optimistic note, saying Russian Federation could see that the administration of U.S. (more...)
United Kingdom school bans skirts to make uniform gender neutral United Kingdom school bans skirts to make uniform gender neutral
- September 07, 2017

Parents contacted The Scotsman's sister paper, the Sunderland Echo , in fury after their children were punished for not wearing the exact grey pants supplied by the school's sanctioned uniform provider, or for wearing shoes which could not be polished. (more...)
Israeli leader says relations with Arab world are best ever Israeli leader says relations with Arab world are best ever
- September 07, 2017

The prime minister noted the dramatic shift in the Arab world's behavior towards Israel is more significant than the progress made following the 1993 Olso Accords and 1994 peace treaty with Jordan. Previous year he told a conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations that major Arab countries are changing their view of Israel and they do not see it anymore as their enemy, but as their ally, the Middle East Monitor recalled. (more...)
After record highs, much cooler with more showers After record highs, much cooler with more showers
- September 07, 2017

West wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then showers likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Overnight Thursday will see cloudy skies, a 30 per cent chance of showers and a low of 5C. (more...)
Rain/Storms Tonight, Clearing for Thursday Rain/Storms Tonight, Clearing for Thursday
- September 07, 2017

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Most models are hinting that Irma will take a path along the east coastline of Florida by the end of the weekend. On the forecast track, the center should pass north of the coast of Hispaniola later today , be near the Turks and Caicos and southeastern Bahamas by this evening, and then be near the Central Bahamas by Friday . (more...)
Photo surfaces showing students in white hoods with burning cross Photo surfaces showing students in white hoods with burning cross
- September 07, 2017

Several children who went to the same school said the photo appalled them. "As a current student at Creston and a member of the football team , I would just like to make a statement". A person who answered the phone at the police department Wednesday afternoon referred questions from The Associated Press to Union County Sheriff Rick Piel. (more...)
United Kingdom proposes to end free movement of labour after Brexit - Guardian United Kingdom proposes to end free movement of labour after Brexit - Guardian
- September 07, 2017

On Wednesday, many were alarmed at a leaked government report that set out plans to curb immigration for lower skilled workers while others have complained that they have little visibility of how Brexit will unfold. For high-skilled workers, the paper suggests a residence permit for somewhere between three and five years. There could be requirements for employers to recruit locally first and restrictions on recruitment for lower-skilled occupations which are not experiencing staffing ... (more...)
3 held for rape, murder of cop's daughter 3 held for rape, murder of cop's daughter
- September 07, 2017

They were later arrested under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code. The victim was the daughter of an assistant sub-inspector posted at the Nagpur police headquarters. The accused have been identified as Nagpur residents Nikhlesh Patil (24) and Nilesh Khobragade (38) and Akshay Valode, 25, from Ambernath. On reaching Goa, Khobragade questioned them about the missing bag and the woman. (more...)
Prince William: 'We're celebrating third pregnancy now after anxious start' Prince William: 'We're celebrating third pregnancy now after anxious start'
- September 07, 2017

Under the rules of the British monarchy, the child would be the fifth in line to the throne , after Prince Charles, Prince William , its brother Prince George and its sister Princess Charlotte . "We need Catherine to get over this first bit and then we can start celebrating", he said. "She has always wanted two girls and a boy, just like her mother had". (more...)
Vehicle explodes after cigarette ignites air freshener in UK Vehicle explodes after cigarette ignites air freshener in UK
- September 07, 2017

One person was taken to hospital with what were thought to be minor injuries after the explosion in a B&Q in Southend, Essex . Shocked bystander Albert Quixall said on Twitter: 'Just missed witnessing auto explosion near Southend. The East of England ambulance service confirmed they had treated a patient, but could not confirm their gender or age. Police and B&Q have been approached for comment. (more...)
U.S. charges 4 Turks with conspiring to violate Iran sanctions U.S. charges 4 Turks with conspiring to violate Iran sanctions
- September 07, 2017

The new indictment was part of an ongoing case against Iranian-Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab and his co-defendants, who have all been accused of allegedly forging false documents and using front companies to process millions of dollars in transactions on behalf of Iran. (more...)
No safe havens for terrorists in Pakistan, says Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir No safe havens for terrorists in Pakistan, says Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir
- September 07, 2017

A quick look at top Pakistani newspapers shows no bureau or reporter copies have been published on the fallout of BRICS naming home-grown terrorist groups Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and calling them "a threat to regional peace". (more...)
The Rohingya and what's behind their exodus The Rohingya and what's behind their exodus
- September 07, 2017

Refugees from Myanmar will face severe difficulties without worldwide assistance, he added. "We would like to contribute to Myanmar's development efforts as part of our "Sabka saath sabka vikaas" initiative", said Modi who reached Myanmar on the second leg of his two-nation trip after he travelled to the south-eastern Chinese city Xiamen where he attended the annual BRICS Summit. (more...)
Western Gas Partners, LP (WES) Position Lowered by Mosaic Family Wealth LLC Western Gas Partners, LP (WES) Position Lowered by Mosaic Family Wealth LLC
- September 07, 2017

It has underperformed by 6.38% the S&P500. Cmn (D) stake by 2.77% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Priceline Com Inc now has $90.74B valuation. Rr Advsr Limited Liability Company invested in 3.41% or 619,000 shares. Western Gas Equity Partners, LP is a limited partnership. Tph Asset Management Limited Liability Co has 276,016 shares for 1.64% of their portfolio. (more...)

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