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Putin insists sanctions on North Korea will be a global 'catastrophe' Putin insists sanctions on North Korea will be a global 'catastrophe'
- September 10, 2017

Putin also condemned North Korea's latest nuclear tests but said he doubted that more sanctions would deter the hermit state from carrying out more tests. Tokyo stocks dropped today with exporters under pressure as the yen hit a 10-month high against the dollar and traders kept a nervous eye on a possible fresh North Korean missile launch. (more...)
McCain says he's feeling 'fine' after brain cancer treatment McCain says he's feeling 'fine' after brain cancer treatment
- September 10, 2017

I'm very happy with what I've been able to do. "And I'm very confident about getting through this one as well". And there's two ways of looking at these things. - we need to do that, and make that part of the dreamers part". John McCain on Sunday called for the United States to step up its presence around North Korea and make clear to its leader, Kim Jong Un, that aggressive acts would lead to the annihilation of his country. (more...)
Pregnant Maryland Teacher Missing All Week Sent 'Troubling' Text Pregnant Maryland Teacher Missing All Week Sent 'Troubling' Text
- September 10, 2017

A spokesman for the police says Wallen is close with her family and left no indication why she may have left or where she may have gone. The vehicle belonging to a pregnant high school teacher missing since Monday has been found a county near the school where she taught in Maryland, police said. (more...)
Government focussed on strengthening armed forces: Nirmala Sitharaman Government focussed on strengthening armed forces: Nirmala Sitharaman
- September 10, 2017

Hailing the initiative as ambitious and arduous, Sitharaman said, "It is an opportunity that no one easily gets to be amongst these inspired and motivated women. The minister then addressed the Air Warriors and interacted with them. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also met the crew and had extended his best wishes for the mission. (more...)
Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list
- September 10, 2017

Both the House of Representatives and the Senate put their shoulders to the wheel over the last two days, agreeing to fund essential disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, now heading toward South Florida. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Indicated He Would Sign A DREAM Act Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Indicated He Would Sign A DREAM Act
- September 10, 2017

Trump on Tuesday said he will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, enacted by President Barack Obama , in six months, during which time he says Congress should pass new immigration laws. At one point Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive and Democratic donor, drew hisses when he asked House Republicans to "vote for the debt ceiling for me", according to Rep. (more...)
NC governor declares state of emergency due to Irma
- September 10, 2017

The state department of transportation is warning of increased traffic on interstates in North Carolina, particularly those that run south to north. The Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos, Haiti and Cuba could all get unsafe weather by Friday, the center says. (more...)
North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin
- September 10, 2017

He also suggested on Twitter the two countries lacked unanimity on North Korea, faulting new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has been more conciliatory to the North, for his government's "talk of appeasement". The scuffles occurred on Wednesday evening as riot police tried to break out protesting crowds of about 400 residents in North Gyeongsang Province's Seongju County - some 300 kilometers south of the capital, Seoul - where two of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ... (more...)
San Diego State at Arizona State San Diego State at Arizona State
- September 10, 2017

Arizona State allowed 398 passing yards and three touchdowns to New Mexico State, so its secondary is an area the Aztecs might look to exploit early. Kush, who coached the Sun Devils from 1958-1979, passed away on June 22. The 2-point conversion failed, leaving the Sun Devils down 30-20. San Diego State defeated Arizona State 30-20. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Red Cross opens shelters across SC Hurricane Irma: Red Cross opens shelters across SC
- September 10, 2017

Local emergency officials echoed that sentiment. On Saturday, he said emergency crews shifted to the western part of the state with the change in path. "We have seen significant numbers of evacuees stopping at our interstate visitor centers and rest areas seeking lodging, and there are few hotel rooms remaining available", said NC Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry. (more...)
Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider
- September 10, 2017

Greg Abbott estimates at around $180 billion. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly approved a bill that will provide $15.25 billion in aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey and keep the government running until early December. (more...)
Final: Minnesota 48, Oregon State 14 Final: Minnesota 48, Oregon State 14
- September 10, 2017

Minnesota has hit the under in its last four games against the Pac-12 while Oregon State has done the same in its last four against Big Ten opponents. Rodney Smith and Shannon Brooks combined for 145 rushing yards on 41 carries and a touchdown to lead the offense . Two OSU turnovers have led to 10 points. (more...)
Irish family's relief as new baby arrives hours before Hurricane Irma hit Irish family's relief as new baby arrives hours before Hurricane Irma hit
- September 10, 2017

There's literally no water. "Hurricane Irma produced extraordinarily low air pressure (27.0 inches) approaching the Leeward Islands, when maximum sustained winds reached 185 mph for a record 37 consecutive hours on September 5-6", he said . (more...)
Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Recommendation for Cisco Systems,
- September 10, 2017

The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Tuesday, October 6 with "Buy". (NASDAQ: CSCO ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "Cisco Systems: Bullish Breakout Ahead" published on August 14, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "Cisco Systems' (CSCO) Management Presents at Citi 2017 Global Technology ..." with publication date: September 07, 2017. (more...)
GOP rep: Trump did not make a 'good deal' on debt ceiling GOP rep: Trump did not make a 'good deal' on debt ceiling
- September 10, 2017

Mr. Trump cut a deal with Democrats on Wednesday that provided funding for Tropical Storm Harvey clean-up efforts as well as a three-month extension of the debt ceiling. Unlike congressional Republican leaders, Trump remains popular among Republican voters, and especially in solidly Republican districts such as Jordan's in northwest Ohio. (more...)
Two Florida Law Enforcement Officers Killed in Pre-Irma Crash Two Florida Law Enforcement Officers Killed in Pre-Irma Crash
- September 10, 2017

WPTV reported . The local news outlet reported Bridges left the shelter to get more supplies from her home to help take care of evacuees. According to NDN, Sheriff Arnold Lanier identified the victims as Deputy Julie Bridges and corrections Sgt. (more...)
Sikh politician shuts down racist heckler with 'love and courage' Sikh politician shuts down racist heckler with 'love and courage'
- September 10, 2017

Indian-born Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh was gentleman extraordinaire when he had to handle a racist rant at an event in Ontario. The incident took place at the Professor's Lake Recreation Centre where the event themed " JagMeet And Greet " was organised. (more...)
British Suspect Iran Or Russia May Have Helped N. Korea Nuclear Program British Suspect Iran Or Russia May Have Helped N. Korea Nuclear Program
- September 10, 2017

Iran is at the top of the list of suspected countries. "North Korean scientists are people of some ability, but clearly they're not doing it entirely in a vacuum", an unnamed government minister told the paper. The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany conducted long-running talks with Iran that led to a 2015 deal for global sanctions to be lifted in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear activities. (more...)
Woman gives birth alone at home during Hurricane Irma Woman gives birth alone at home during Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Dispatch told her how to tie it off. A woman delivered her own baby in Miami on Sunday as Hurricane Irma began slamming Florida, preventing paramedics from reaching the mom. Doctors at Jackson Health System went on the phone and coached the woman through the birth. It wasn't immediately known if the girl was going to be named Irma. (more...)
Australia Holds Biggest Same-Sex Marriage Rally Australia Holds Biggest Same-Sex Marriage Rally
- September 10, 2017

Support for same-sex marriage has dropped in the lead-up to the upcoming postal vote, as the latest polling suggests one in three people won't even bother to take part. Addressing the crowd later, long-time campaigner Peter Black said personally attacking those who oppose same-sex marriage would not aid the cause. "In any one of those nations, has the sky fallen in?" "Has life as we know it ground to a halt? I am sorry for all of the hateful and stupid things which have been said and are ... (more...)
Irma Chases Retirees From Florida Paradise; Return Uncertain Irma Chases Retirees From Florida Paradise; Return Uncertain
- September 10, 2017

Sixty miles south of the resort, on Sunny Isles Beach, Trump owns three 45-story luxury condo towers, collectively known as Trump Towers, Sunny Isles. "With gratitude for our first responders, and prayers for those in the storm's path, America stands united - and I mean totally united". Mar-A-Lago is the property that Trump has the longest ties to in the area, having purchased it from Post in 1985. (more...)
Missing sisters found 'safe and unharmed' after Hurricane Irma ravaged island Missing sisters found 'safe and unharmed' after Hurricane Irma ravaged island
- September 10, 2017

She said they have been unable to talk to the girls directly, but have been told they are "alive and well and helping organize evacuation efforts". He added of the woman: 'She had her arm around a post after the roof blew off and walls [were] caving in and she had her other arm around the child - and she says the wind just pulled the child out of her hands. (more...)
Hurricane, Tropical Storm Watches Issued For Big Bend, South GA, N. Fla Hurricane, Tropical Storm Watches Issued For Big Bend, South GA, N. Fla
- September 10, 2017

Official National Hurricane Center track has Irma starting its track northward and strengthening slightly before making landfall along the west coast of Florida. Irma will continue to move WNW through Florida and approach north Georgia as a tropical depression Monday. "The strongest winds are likely to be east of an Auburn-to-Clayton line". (more...)
Putin kicks Trump to the curb, saying Don is "not his bride"
- September 10, 2017

Washington was joined in its calls for further sanctions on North Korea by the leaders of Japan , South Korea and Germany. "Sanctions of any kind would now be useless and ineffective", Putin said , according to BBC . Haley may have trouble getting other Security Council members - especially Russian Federation and China, which each hold veto power - to sign onto the draft sanctions as they're now written. (more...)
Military action not first choice on Korean nuclear issue Military action not first choice on Korean nuclear issue
- September 10, 2017

All in all, it took more than 14 months for the military to put the THAAD system in place, while in the meantime the North kept up its provocative acts - firing tens of ballistic missiles, including two ICBMs, and detonating what it claimed to be a miniaturized hydrogen bomb that can be mounted in an ICBM. (more...)
World unity crumbles in face of North Korea threat
- September 10, 2017

Those missiles, successfully tested twice in July, have the ability to reach the USA mainland, North Korea says. [But] ramping up military hysteria will lead to nothing good. He also added that if the U.S. tries to solve the problem with its military, it could prompt a retaliatory strike by North Korea that would "turn South Korea into a desert". (more...)
Hurricane Irma shifts west but could bring rain and tornadoes to NC Hurricane Irma shifts west but could bring rain and tornadoes to NC
- September 10, 2017

In a key messages advisory, NWS officials stated that it is "too early to specify the magnitude and location of the impacts". "It will still have some hazards - including a chance for wind gusts and heavy rainfall in some aspects", Morrow said. (more...)
Donald Trump's Latest North Korea Comments Sound Like He Actually Wants War Donald Trump's Latest North Korea Comments Sound Like He Actually Wants War
- September 10, 2017

That is also the reason China is reluctant to exert its considerable economic clout, anxious that measures as drastic as the energy embargo proposed this week by Washington could lead to the North's collapse. Beijing fears that completely cutting off North Korea could lead to its collapse, unleashing a wave of refugees into China's northeast. Early Friday, the Philippines announced it had suspended trade relations with North Korea . (more...)
Iran's navy warns off USA warship in Sea of Oman Iran's navy warns off USA warship in Sea of Oman
- September 10, 2017

Navy denied any direct contact with Iranian forces. The hard-line Tasnim news agency reported on September 10 that the US vessel turned away after the warning from a rocket-bearing Iranian military ship. The Tempest offered support to the Nordic Voyager but the latter declined the offer, NAVCENT said. Iran offered a different version of the incident. (more...)
Terremoto no México causa pânico e mortes — Urgente Terremoto no México causa pânico e mortes — Urgente
- September 10, 2017

Puente também reportou 10 mortos no vizinho estado de Chiapas, em cuja costa foi o epicentro do tremor. O sismo na costa sul do México atingiu uma magnitude de 8,4. O do México foi quase tão forte, 8.1. "Desde então que são melhores". As estimativas iniciais indicam que 50 milhões de pessoas estiveram expostas ao terremoto . (more...)