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Rahul's Bihar litmus test - how to keep party MLAs from jumping ship Rahul's Bihar litmus test - how to keep party MLAs from jumping ship
- September 09, 2017

Another MLA Anand Shankar echoed the similar sentiment and said that everyone gave their suggestions. "But as of now, there is no infighting in the Congress state unit", the leader added. "Now that ministership has gone and I am left with only the post of PCC chief, they have spun lies against me that I am making attempts to trigger split in favour of Nitish Kumar's JD (U )". (more...)
Petition calls for removal of Suu Kyi's Nobel Peace Prize Petition calls for removal of Suu Kyi's Nobel Peace Prize
- September 08, 2017

The mass exodus has sparked a major humanitarian crisis. Walid Abdul Karim El Khereiji, Saudi Ambassador to Ankara, said his country is making an effort to stop the violation of rights against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar . In retaliation, the soldiers burned dozens of Rohingya villages. Meanwhile, aid agencies say the Myanmar government has blocked their access to Rakhine state, increasing the risk to people fleeing the violence. (more...)
Mexico quake no threat to Fiji Mexico quake no threat to Fiji
- September 08, 2017

Power was extinguished in several neighbourhoods and windows were broken at the airport. A MAGNITUDE 8 quake off the coast of Mexico has sparked tsunami fears for much of Central America. "Tsunami waves reaching more than three meters above the tide level are possible along the coasts of Mexico", it states, with lower waves in other countries. (more...)
Ireland Is Paying Off The Rest Of Its Bailout Loan Early Ireland Is Paying Off The Rest Of Its Bailout Loan Early
- September 08, 2017

The State, which received a total €67.5 billion rescue package in December 2010 as it struggled with the rising cost of shoring up the country's banks and budget shortfalls, repaid some €18 billion out of its €22.5 billion of International Monetary Fund loans between 2014 and 2015. (more...)
Explosion, chemical release reported at East Tennessee plant Explosion, chemical release reported at East Tennessee plant
- September 08, 2017

Those students were on the following bus numbers: 1, 3, 22, and 43. The schools closest to Wacker, Charleston Elementary and Walker Valley High School, received orders to have everyone on their campuses go indoors and shelter in place. Wacker's immediate emergency response to contain the release resulted in a visible steam cloud, according to the release. Highway 11 and Interstate 75 are now shut down around Wacker and Resolute Forest Products has locked down, according to Trotter. (more...)
10 sharks found in home's basement pool 10 sharks found in home's basement pool
- September 08, 2017

DEC police made the odd discovery on August 23rd while executing a search warrant at a home in Lagrangeville, in Dutchess County, where residents were suspected of harboring illegal wildlife. The live sharks were taken to the Riverhead aquarium, where they will be held until the case, which is now under investigation, is closed. Ms. Puntillo said the aquarium often gets calls to take in animals such as reptiles or fish that have outgrown their living situations, but not usually for sharks. (more...)
AT&T offering free coverage for Hurricane Irma AT&T offering free coverage for Hurricane Irma
- September 08, 2017

The National Hurricane Center said in its 5 p.m. advisory that the storm's center was about 135 miles east of Great Inagua Island and about 40 miles south of Grand Turk Island. On the forecast track, the eye of Irma should continue to move between Hispaniola and the Turks and Caicos this afternoon. Irma's hurricane-force winds can be felt as far as 70 miles from its center. (more...)
Dade County to Activate EOC Tuesday Ahead of Irma Dade County to Activate EOC Tuesday Ahead of Irma
- September 08, 2017

Shelters will open at that time. Hurricane Irma , a powerful Category Five storm, is expected to make landfall over the weekend in southern Florida , where evacuations have also been ordered, and move up the coast towards Georgia. 8. Rick Scott, Florida's Governor, warned in a news conference Wednesday afternoon in Monroe County that Floridians should take the hurricane seriously and not to take chances. (more...)
Iranian Top Official Denies Match-Fixing in Iran-Syria Match Iranian Top Official Denies Match-Fixing in Iran-Syria Match
- September 08, 2017

In Group B , Australia beat Thailand 2-1 in a nervous performance. Al Muwallad was introduced at half-time to a welcome reception as Saudi Arabia sought a greater attacking threat, and the forward's first contribution was to send in a teasing low cross that Yuto Nagatomo raced back to clear. (more...)
Woman Trapped in Window After Trying to Retrieve Her Own Poo Woman Trapped in Window After Trying to Retrieve Her Own Poo
- September 08, 2017

While you're here, take a wee look at Episode 19 of The JOE Show as we were joined by the stars of new Irish film The Drummer And The Keeper, Dermot Murphy and Jacob McCarthy, and Sonnet And Sisters performed a magnificent Magic Cover. He tried to find a hammer to break the window, and that's when she tried to "climb in head first" after her "offending package" and that's when she became jammed. (more...)
China Says It Will 'Never Allow Chaos and War' On Korean Peninsula China Says It Will 'Never Allow Chaos and War' On Korean Peninsula
- September 08, 2017

Russian Federation said peace in the region was in jeopardy. The rocket started moving on Monday, a day after the North's sixth nuclear test , an unidentified intelligence source has now revealed to South Korea's Asia Business Daily. During an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Liu Jieyi said the situation on the Korean peninsula is "deteriorating constantly" and the issue needs to be resolved "peacefully". (more...)
Modi in Myanmar on first bilateral visit Modi in Myanmar on first bilateral visit
- September 08, 2017

Modi reached Nay Pyi Taw on the final leg of his two-nation visit after attending the BRICS Summit in China. He also visited Bogyoke Aung San Museum with Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. "Norway is prepared to assist the Myanmar authorities in this work", he added. Modi also noted that the high-speed diesel from India has started coming through trucks to meet the needs of Upper Myanmar. (more...)
Mizuho Upgrades Scana Corporation (SCG) to Neutral
- September 08, 2017

As per Wednesday, June 15, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley upped their price target on shares of Scana Corporation from $58.00 to $59.00 and gave the company an underweight rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. (more...)
Funnel clouds could form in York Region, Environment Canada warns Funnel clouds could form in York Region, Environment Canada warns
- September 08, 2017

Farnell said there's an important distinction with the funnel cloud warning. Chances of the weather phenomenon developing have increased due to an unseasonably cool and unstable air mass, say government meteorologists. Environment Canada adds that members of the public should treat any funnel cloud sighting "seriously". The weather agency says scattered thunderstorms are expected in the afternoon and early evening across southern Ontario. (more...)
Paul Ryan urges border security to be part of DACA compromise Paul Ryan urges border security to be part of DACA compromise
- September 08, 2017

Trump confirmed the deal to reporters aboard Air Force One on his way to North Dakota for a speech on tax reform . Trump's White House announced an end to the Obama-era policy that protects illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. She added that if Congress wants to "get an earful" from constituents for the next six months "then they are welcome to sit back and wait for further executive action". (more...)
Trump allows new weapons sales to South Korea, Japan Trump allows new weapons sales to South Korea, Japan
- September 08, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called more sanctions a "road to nowhere" on Tuesday, and his U.N. Ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, said, "I don't think we'll be able to rush it so fast". When asked about the new U.S. proposal, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at a news conference that China and the Security Council need to "take necessary measures". (more...)
Unity Abounds at Senate Hearing on ACA Marketplaces Unity Abounds at Senate Hearing on ACA Marketplaces
- September 08, 2017

Patty Murray , D-Wash. A key Senate committee Wednesday launched a set of hearings meant to lead to a short-term, bipartisan bill to shore up the troubled individual health insurance market , but a diverse group of state insurance commissioners united around some solutions that were not necessarily on the table. (more...)
Putin says he believes USA willing to defuse Korea tensions Putin says he believes USA willing to defuse Korea tensions
- September 08, 2017

Joint efforts to persuade China and Russian Federation, the North's allies who are not expected to cooperate with an oil embargo, were also agreed to. "North Korea knows and remembers it, too", Putin said. "We need to work together". "But the situation on the Korean Peninsula can not be resolved with sanctions and pressure only". (more...)
Congressman Bacon: Congress needs balanced approach to immigration (AUDIO) Congressman Bacon: Congress needs balanced approach to immigration (AUDIO)
- September 08, 2017

The Arizona Restaurant Association released a statement ardently opposing Trump's decision. "Sending these "Dreamers" - including almost 800 District residents - back to countries they do not know is cruel and will rip District families apart", said Racine in a press release . (more...)
Putin sells Russian-Chinese plan to diffuse North Korea crisis Putin sells Russian-Chinese plan to diffuse North Korea crisis
- September 08, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae In agreed Thursday to exert stronger pressure on North Korea in the wake of a recent nuclear test by Pyongyang, including by the adoption of tougher United Nations sanctions. (more...)
India host Australia and New Zealand from Sept 17 to Nov 7 India host Australia and New Zealand from Sept 17 to Nov 7
- September 08, 2017

Reports suggest that the series will begin in Chennai before moving to Kolkata , Indore and Bangalore with the final ODI to be played in Nagpur on October 1 . The fixtures and venues for both series were officially released by BCCI on Wednesday, on its website. The BCCI has had to take into account other changes as well. (more...)
UN Should Take 'Necessary Measures' On North Korea - China UN Should Take 'Necessary Measures' On North Korea - China
- September 08, 2017

PRIME Minister Turnbull has urged about 200,000 Australians in China, Japan and South Korea to register on the Department of Foreign Affairs' Smart Traveller website amid mounting tensions on the Korean peninsula . "So we have to be willing, if we're going to do that, to be all in, which makes it more of a challenge to convince folks here it needs to happen". "But we will not be putting up with what's happening in North Korea ", Trump told reporters on Wednesday. (more...)
Sells 77 Shares of Apache Corporation
- September 08, 2017

Apache Corp now has $15.29 billion valuation. First Manhattan invested in 11,793 shares or 0% of the stock. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 102,458 shares of the energy company's stock valued at $5,265,000 after buying an additional 37,028 shares during the period. (more...)
Trump Wants DACA Solution 'Where Everybody Is Happy' Trump Wants DACA Solution 'Where Everybody Is Happy'
- September 08, 2017

O'Malley said . John Kasich said "putting kids, young people who are contributors in jeopardy" isn't the American way. Trump's advice that DACA recipients should rest easy is also diametrically opposed to the talking points the White House distributed on Tuesday about Trump's decision to end the program. (more...)
Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) Shares Sold by Royce & Associates LP Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) Shares Sold by Royce & Associates LP
- September 08, 2017

Bemis Company, Inc . has had 4 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 3 open market buys and 1 sells. The insider now holds 207,634 shares of Bemis Company, Inc . The firm's revenue was down.9% on a year-over-year basis. Bemis Company, Inc . has a price-earnings ratio of 19.25 with a one year low of $40.60 and a one year high of $52.53 The company's market cap is now $0. (more...)
Spain PM wants Catalan referendum revoked Spain PM wants Catalan referendum revoked
- September 08, 2017

The prosecutor also urged the police to watch out for referendum-related activities, with local media reporting that a printer in Tarragona was raided on suspicion that ballot papers were being made. The court may issue a decision after a meeting later Thursday. Those tensions are likely to be on full display on Monday when Catalonia celebrates its national day, the Diada, which commemorates the fall of Barcelona in the Spanish War of Succession, and which independence leaders are this year ... (more...)
Hurricane Irma Causes UConn, USF To Discuss Possible Changes To Saturday's Game Hurricane Irma Causes UConn, USF To Discuss Possible Changes To Saturday's Game
- September 08, 2017

The game had been scheduled for noon in East Hartford, Connecticut , well out of Hurricane Irma's path. However, because of the powerful storm headed toward the state of Florida , UConn confirmed that, along with their league office, both universities are reviewing any and all contingency plans. (more...)
Haley says new North Korea sanctions unlikely to change behavior Haley says new North Korea sanctions unlikely to change behavior
- September 07, 2017

Taro Kono, Japan's foreign minister, said it was time to increase pressure on North Korea and eliminate loopholes that allow some countries to continue trading with it. North Korea says it needs to develop its weapons to defend itself against what it sees as USA aggression. He said: "China, which accounts for 90% of North Korea's overseas trade, has a unique ability to influence the regime and the House can take heart from the fact that Beijing voted in favour of the latest sanctions ... (more...)
President Trump meets with Emir of Kuwait President Trump meets with Emir of Kuwait
- September 07, 2017

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt announced on June 5 they had cut diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar, accusing it of having ties with Shiite Iran and fundamentalist Islamist groups. "Now is the time that we have to forget all of these differences", Al-Sabah said. Trump chose Saudi Arabia for his first overseas visit as president in May, two weeks before the Gulf crisis erupted. (more...)
Pro surfer, 16, killed by Irma-generated wave off Barbados Pro surfer, 16, killed by Irma-generated wave off Barbados
- September 07, 2017

A number of pro surfers who traveled to Barbados for the hurricane-generated high surf were reportedly in the water when the accident occurred, and tried to come to Venezia's rescue . Venezia was a Barbados Olympic surfing prospect for 2020 when the sport is scheduled to make its debut at the games. "I didn't know you long but you seemed like the nicest kid". (more...)