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London hosted a massive rally against Brexit
- September 11, 2017

Mr Blair, who as British prime minister in 2004 allowed citizens from 10 new European Union member states unrestricted working rights in the United Kingdom, said circumstances had changed following the 2008 financial crisis and increased competition for jobs. (more...)
South Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea South Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea
- September 11, 2017

Its sixth nuclear test on Sunday prompted the United States to speak about a "military response" and South Korea to conduct major military exercises. Moon earlier called for a ban on overseas North Korean workers, who are a key foreign currency source for the North, but Putin said problem should be solved diplomatically, according to Seoul's presidential office. (more...)
Moon fails to sway Putin on sanctions-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily
- September 11, 2017

Moon said Wednesday that the situation could get out of hand if North Korea's missile and nuclear tests aren't stopped. Meanwhile, Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said the explosive device detonated deep under a North Korean mountain Sunday had a yield of up to 160 kilotons. (more...)
Putin Warns of 'Global Catastrophe' Over North Korea Putin Warns of 'Global Catastrophe' Over North Korea
- September 11, 2017

Though he took a more critical view this week, Moon previously raised the notion of military talks between North and South as a way to possibly ease the growing strain. Putin's remarks comes a day after the United States called for "strongest possible" measure against North Korea in the wake of a powerful nuclear test and warned that every nation that does business with Pyongyang and is aiding its "dangerous" nuclear intentions will be on its radar. (more...)
Hurricane Jose remains a risky Category 4 storm Hurricane Jose remains a risky Category 4 storm
- September 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma is moving toward Florida as a Category 3 hurricane but could be upgraded to a Category 4 storm. Storm force winds of up to 90mph are forecast to slam into the eastern coast of Mexico later today, according to the National Hurricane Centre (NHC). (more...)
Hurricane Katia strengthens off Mexico, could pummel land by weekend Hurricane Katia strengthens off Mexico, could pummel land by weekend
- September 11, 2017

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said that as a tropical depression, Katia was blowing maximum sustained winds of 35 miles (56 km) per hour as it dissipated over the mountains of central eastern Mexico by midmorning on Saturday. A hurricane watch is in effect for Antigua, which is also under a tropical storm warning. There have been no coastal watches or warnings issued for Hurricane Jose so far. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Will 'Devastate' Part Of US Hurricane Irma Will 'Devastate' Part Of US
- September 11, 2017

CNBC has reported that around 20% of the refineries in the USA were boarded up and shut down as of Wednesday. If anyone would like to lend a helping hand to the relief effort through donations, we are asking you give to local organizations that focus on people of color, such as the Black Women's Defense League, RAICES, ICNA Relief, the BlackAmericaWeb.com Relief Fund or the South Texas Human Rights Center. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey Drives Home The Importance of Immediate Climate Action Hurricane Harvey Drives Home The Importance of Immediate Climate Action
- September 11, 2017

Despite what President Trump and his appointees say , the scientific evidence keeps pouring in that climate change is real , is really caused by humans , and will cause real impacts on our lives. How lucky do we feel today? We can't continue building in places that we know will flood . Hurricane Harvey's five-day deluge broke the continental USA rainfall total for a single event, killing dozens, putting entire neighborhoods under water and destroying thousands of structures. (more...)
Eight people shot to death in Texas home, police say Eight people shot to death in Texas home, police say
- September 11, 2017

According to the Dallas Morning News , the fatal shooting occurred about 8 p.m. during a Dallas Cowboys watch party. "The first arriving officer on scene made entry inside the house, confronted the suspect, ultimately shooting and killing him". (more...)
Trump seeks tougher sanctions to prod North Korea into negotiations Trump seeks tougher sanctions to prod North Korea into negotiations
- September 11, 2017

Furthermore, the China-North Korea "Friendship Pipeline" is constructed in such a way that shutting it down for more than a few hours could permanently damage it. Zhang Liangui, a North Korean studies expert at the Communist Party's Central Party School in Beijing, said that Sunday's nuclear test sparked real fear about contamination near the China-North Korea border, a fact that could encourage China to finally play the card. (more...)
Payne in South Korea warns North against 'brinkmanship' Payne in South Korea warns North against 'brinkmanship'
- September 11, 2017

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis also spoke with his South Korean counterpart Song Young-moo on the nuclear tests. There are now also growing fears that the mountain where the North Korean bomb was detonated over the weekend could collapse, leading to an environmental catastrophe, a Chinese scientist has warned. (more...)
Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi's silence Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi's silence
- September 11, 2017

Global organisations have condemned the "ethnic cleansing" and "cenocide" taking place in Myanmar troops and Buddhist mobs against Muslim minority group, the Rohingya. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi after a joint press conference in the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, Myanmar Sep 6, 2017. (more...)
Hurricane Irma's turn will alter Georgia forecast, but damaging winds certain
- September 11, 2017

The governor said he was directing the Georgia Emergency Management Agency to activate the state's emergency operations plan due to the potential for dangers associated with excessive rainfall, strong winds , flooding, fallen trees and road closures. (more...)
Gov. Ivey to discuss state's preparations for Irma at 1 pm Gov. Ivey to discuss state's preparations for Irma at 1 pm
- September 11, 2017

The national guard will provide additional planning and force generation personnel throughout the state to assist areas that will have the greatest impact from Hurricane Irma . Hotels in Alabama filled up last week as Floridians evacuated the state. Ivey said officials did not expect the "catastrophic" levels of damage that Hurricane Harvey wreaked on Texas, or that Irma is expected to create in Florida. (more...)
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to visit U.S., to address university students Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to visit U.S., to address university students
- September 11, 2017

He always seems to be hopping from country to country. Rahul's meetings with members of the Republican Party in Washington, according to organisers. Resonating similar views, another saffron party leader Rahul Sinha stated that Gandhi's global visits do not affect the country much. (more...)
Hurricane Irma will 'devastate' parts of US Hurricane Irma will 'devastate' parts of US
- September 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma ripped roofs off houses and flooded hundreds of miles of coastline as it raked Cuba's northern coast after devastating islands the length of the Caribbean in a trail of destruction that has left 22 people dead so far. He said Canadians wanting to escape the cold winter will look to other destinations, such as Mexico, if the one they were considering is heavily damaged. (more...)
Gov. Cooper says he's already preparing for Irma's recovery efforts Gov. Cooper says he's already preparing for Irma's recovery efforts
- September 11, 2017

Much like a auto slowing down before a sharp turn, so will Irma. While Hurricane Irma moves toward Florida , the forecast for the Carolinas early next week remains uncertain, said Steven Pfaff, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Wilmington. (more...)
Hamas leader in Cairo to discuss Gaza blockade: spokesman Hamas leader in Cairo to discuss Gaza blockade: spokesman
- September 11, 2017

A top-level Hamas delegation, including the group's head Yahya al-Sunwar, arrived to Egypt Saturday to discuss national reconciliation between themselves and the Palestinian Fatah movement. A source in Hamas informed Palestinian media outlets that the delegation also includes deputy head of Hamas Khalil al-Hayya, deputy head of the political bureau, Mossa Abu Marzouq, and prominent leader Rouhi Moshtah. (more...)
US Senate passes disaster aid, government funding, higher debt ceiling US Senate passes disaster aid, government funding, higher debt ceiling
- September 11, 2017

Funds for victims of Harvey, which initially made landfall in southern Texas on August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane and left at least 60 people dead, caused catastrophic flooding and displaced thousands of people in southern Texas and Louisiana, will boost the resources of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as Florida braces for the arrival of major Hurricane Irma this weekend. (more...)
Gov. Cooper announces preparations for expected Hurricane Irma impacts Gov. Cooper announces preparations for expected Hurricane Irma impacts
- September 11, 2017

The latest forecast on Thursday showed powerful Hurricane Irma moving away from San Juan, potentially heading for southeastern Bahama islands before it starts to turn father toward the north and northwest. Forecast models show several possibilities for the Carolinas. "So North Carolinians should be ready; ready for heavy rain and inland wind damage that could result in downed trees and extended power outages". (more...)
Steinhaus debuts as Bundesliga's 1st female referee in Hertha-Werder tie Steinhaus debuts as Bundesliga's 1st female referee in Hertha-Werder tie
- September 11, 2017

It was Leckie's third goal in three Bundesliga games for Hertha this campaign. "I am very happy". Matthew Leckie's 39th-minute goal had given Hertha a half-time lead, but Thomas Delaney equalised for Werder 11 minutes into the second half. (more...)
North Koreans celebrate holiday with familiar routines North Koreans celebrate holiday with familiar routines
- September 11, 2017

In a riposte, Ri said: "They busied themselves. making preposterous remarks like "the nuclear missile of North Korea are military means that can strike Europe". "This is a clear exercise of self-defense, and there's no question we should do it", former USA ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton said. Previous year on Foundation Day - a September 9 holiday that marks the 1948 foundation of the country - North Korea celebrated with a nuclear test . (more...)
Tamil Nadu: NEET protests continue despite Supreme Court's directive to state govt Tamil Nadu: NEET protests continue despite Supreme Court's directive to state govt
- September 11, 2017

The Supreme Court on Friday banned all anti-NEET ( National Eligibility cum Entrance Test ) protests in Tamil Nadu and directed the state government to ensure that no agitation takes place against the common entrance tests for admission to medical colleges. (more...)
Two terrorists killed, one surrenders in Shopian Two terrorists killed, one surrenders in Shopian
- September 11, 2017

The encounter had started on Saturday evening in Barbugh area of Shopian district after specific information about some terrorists hiding in the area, police said. "We appeal to all local terrorists to shun the path of violence and return to their families", said Lieutenant General JS Sandhu, General Officer Commanding, 15 Corps. (more...)
Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Celgene Corporation Call Options (CELG)
- September 11, 2017

The stock decreased 0.89% or $1.26 on September 8, reaching $140.5. About 746,793 shares traded. (NYSE:NNN) has declined 14.81% since September 8, 2016 and is downtrending. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 1 by Mizuho. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of CELG in report on Thursday, July 6 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Almost 7 million asked to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma Almost 7 million asked to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

This makes it easier to know where downed power lines may be possible following the storm. Homer Bryson, head of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, noted that the storm is still three days away from Georgia. The Mutual Assistance Network Georgia Power is part of a national mutual assistance network consisting of dozens of utilities from around the country. (more...)
Irma strengthens as it closes on Florida Irma strengthens as it closes on Florida
- September 11, 2017

Meanwhile, footage from Key West showed that Irma was already beginning to cause havoc in Florida. As Irma's hurricane-force winds started to whip the Florida Keys , the storm stayed at a weakened 120 miles per hour (190 kph) and took slow aim at Florida. (more...)
Bloody and Bruised: Pope Francis worries faithful after alarming injury in Colombia Bloody and Bruised: Pope Francis worries faithful after alarming injury in Colombia
- September 11, 2017

Devotees reacted to the wound with a mix of amazement and concern. Pope Francis on Friday vsaid he was praying for the victims of the tropical storm, Hurricane Irma, that has wrought death and destruction in the Caribbean this week as well as for the victims of a lethal natural disaster in Mexico. (more...)
White House Official Flubs Miami International Airport Flooding Video Tweet White House Official Flubs Miami International Airport Flooding Video Tweet
- September 11, 2017

Which raised a host of questions nearly immediately, after Miami International Airport informed Scavino, Pence and the president that the video was fake. An official behind the MIA airport's official Twitter account quickly chimed in and clarified the mistake, which prompted Scavino to quickly delete his tweet . (more...)
Steve Bannon Is Going to War With the Republican Party Steve Bannon Is Going to War With the Republican Party
- September 11, 2017

He also expressed dismay that in the immediate aftermath of the election win, they chose to "embrace the establishment". Bannon, who recently returned to his position as executive chairman of Breitbart News, described himself - before joining Trump's presidential campaign - as a "former investment banker who's a media guy, running a little website". (more...)

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