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Russia's Putin: Trump administration has shown desire to defuse North Korea tensions
- September 11, 2017

Moon also expressed regret over clashes between protesters and police that left dozens injured Thursday when the USA military added the four launchers to the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense System in rural Seongju. "The two leaders agreed to maximize pressure on North Korea using all means at their disposal", it said in a brief statement on the outcome of their talks. (more...)
Irma makes landfall in Florida, Upstate impacts LIKELY Monday Irma makes landfall in Florida, Upstate impacts LIKELY Monday
- September 11, 2017

The farther east you are (closer to Georgia) the greater your impacts from the storm. Sustained winds of 46 miles per hour (74 km/h) with a gust to 72 miles per hour (117 km/h) was recently reported at Tamiami Airport in West Kendall, Florida. (more...)
Abe agrees with Putin on 'serious threat' from North Korea's nuke test
- September 11, 2017

Meanwhile, Japanese politicians have demanded tougher United Nations sanctions on North Korea . "The time for half-measures in the Security Council is over. "The situation is very grave". He apparently sought to pass the buck to China, the North's largest communist ally, saying his country only exported some 40,000 tons of oil a year to the North. (more...)
United States to Deploy Additional THAAD Systems in S. Korea United States to Deploy Additional THAAD Systems in S. Korea
- September 11, 2017

Meanwhile, North Korea shows no signs of ending its nuclear and ballistic missile tests, calling its recent nuclear test and other "self-defense" measures a " gift package " for the U.S., warning that others are on the way if Washington continues its " reckless provocations ". (more...)
'Sad day' for N. Korea if United States takes military action 'Sad day' for N. Korea if United States takes military action
- September 11, 2017

Do you think a country possessing nuclear weapons and missiles will give them up? Moon said his nation was increasing pressure on Pyongyang in the hope of achieving a diplomatic and peaceful resolution to the crisis. Moon took power in May pledging to seek talks with Kim's regime. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters in Tokyo that his country was preparing for various scenarios, including North Korea's development of electromagnetic pulse attack capability . (more...)
Analyzing Stocks On Analyst Opinion: Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD), Neovasc Inc. (NVCN)
- September 11, 2017

The value of the company's investment in Sibanye Gold Limited American D went from $648,000 to $156,000 a change of $492,000 quarter to quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 13,467 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $108,000 after acquiring an additional 398 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Taiwan suspect stands trial for inciting state subversion Taiwan suspect stands trial for inciting state subversion
- September 11, 2017

Lee, a community college teacher and pro-democracy and human rights activist, went missing during a March visit to China. Despite little information from Chinese authorities, the case has gripped Taiwan amid already strained relations with China. (more...)
Lee County institutes curfew Lee County institutes curfew
- September 11, 2017

A curfew was declared in Lee County Sunday to protect residents during and after Hurricane Irma, Lee County officials said. "Law enforcement will be working diligently to ensure that everyone's property is safe from the criminal element during the evacuation". (more...)
Microchip Technology Incorporat (NASDAQ:MCHP) Closed Above Its 50 Day Average
- September 11, 2017

The semiconductor business posted $1.31 Earnings per share for the period, exceeding Thomson Reuters' average forecast of $1.14 by $0.17. the company reported sales of $972.10 M for the period end, compared to analysts' anticipations of $944.87 M. (more...)
Latest on Hurricane Irma, Plus Pleasant WI Weather Latest on Hurricane Irma, Plus Pleasant WI Weather
- September 11, 2017

The National Weather Service advised residents to be prepared to be without power for "several days" and to stock up on supplies accordingly. Power outages and downed trees are possible if storms become severe. Sustained periods of tropical-storm-force winds are still expected throughout northern Florida and southern Georgia Monday morning and afternoon before the storm moves to the northwest into parts of the Deep South. (more...)
President Rouhani: No obstacles on way of deepening Iran-Uzbekistan relations President Rouhani: No obstacles on way of deepening Iran-Uzbekistan relations
- September 11, 2017

We must develop an innovative cluster, which is the basis of economic sustainable development. The document includes scientific programs that can be jointly implemented by many countries, and he emphasized that these programs will be the main empowering factors to build a knowledge economy in member states and allow their economies to rely on industrialization. (more...)
Dennis Rodman discusses friendship with Kim Jong
- September 11, 2017

Now, Rodman is suggesting that both leaders should sit down and talk - and maybe they'll both discover a common ground. He added he believes there is a "great possibility" the USA and North Korea could come to some sort of agreement should Trump and Kim sit down and talk. (more...)
Nancy Dupree: Renowned US historian dies in Afghanistan Nancy Dupree: Renowned US historian dies in Afghanistan
- September 11, 2017

According to sources Dupree had been ill for a while. Dupree came to Afghanistan as the wife of a diplomat, but later fell in love with Louis Dupree, an archaeologist and anthropologist. U.S. special charge d'affaires Hugo Llorens, America's top diplomat in Afghanistan in the absence of an ambassador, said Dupree had been a "pillar of the American community in Afghanistan" and would be "forever remembered". (more...)
Putin opposes tougher sanctions against N. Korea Putin opposes tougher sanctions against N. Korea
- September 11, 2017

Also Thursday, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang reiterated China's opposition to South Korea's deployment of a U.S. Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense System, also known as THAAD, which is meant to protect against North Korean missile attacks. (more...)
U.S. calls Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions U.S. calls Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions
- September 11, 2017

Beijing and Moscow have called for a resolution that focuses on a political solution and have proposed a freeze-for-freeze that would halt North Korean nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the USA and South Korea halting their joint military exercises - an initiative rejected by the Trump administration. (more...)
Around '100 Inmates Escape After Hurricane Irma Destroys Prison' Around '100 Inmates Escape After Hurricane Irma Destroys Prison'
- September 11, 2017

He wrote: 'I've already seen some wonderful acts of human kindness over the last few days. The British Virgin Islands' premier, Orlando Smith, said they would need long-term help from the UK: "We are a resilient people but this has shaken us to our core". (more...)
Chicago teen Kenneka Jenkins found dead in hotel freezer Chicago teen Kenneka Jenkins found dead in hotel freezer
- September 11, 2017

Sunday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Rosemont, a suburb northwest of Chicago. "(I'm) horrified", she said, according to the Chicago Tribune . She was headed to the hotel for a party, Jenkins' sister told authorities while filing a missing person complaint Saturday afternoon. (more...)
NASA astronauts capture ominous footage of Hurricane Irma from space NASA astronauts capture ominous footage of Hurricane Irma from space
- September 11, 2017

Irma is tied with the 1932 Cuba hurricane for the longest time spent as a Category 5 hurricane. . Now a Category 4 hurricane, Irma is likely to remain that strong when it reaches the continental U.S. This has cooled the ocean and renders the conditions less conducive to the formation of hurricanes are fed by heat and humidity. Pollution began to wane in the 1980s due to regulations such as the Clean Air Act, allowing more of the Sun's rays to penetrate the ocean and provide warming ... (more...)
Trump calls for a tax reform 'speed-up' in light of Hurricane Irma Trump calls for a tax reform 'speed-up' in light of Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

On Friday, administration officials expressed confidence that the Federal Emergency Management Agency had the resources to respond to Hurricane Irma even as it continues to deal with the aftermath of the flooding in Texas and Louisiana from Hurricane Harvey. (more...)
Is the 1-2 punch of Harvey and Irma due to nature Is the 1-2 punch of Harvey and Irma due to nature
- September 11, 2017

The impact of natural disasters on cardiovascular disease patients can be unrelenting. He states " Harvey was nearly certainly more intense than it would have been in the absence of human-caused warming, which means stronger winds, more wind damage and a larger storm surge". (more...)
More than a million without power as Irma slams into Florida More than a million without power as Irma slams into Florida
- September 11, 2017

Winds of 74 miles per hour - hurricane force - reached Key West late Saturday, the National Weather Service said. The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel shared footage of a twister near Fort Lauderdale. - A storm surge warning wraps around the state, from Brevard County to Tampa Bay. - Its forecast track had moved slightly westward meaning the storm was expected to move up Florida's west coast Sunday. (more...)
Korea warns U.S. of 'greatest pain' over United Nations sanctions drive Korea warns U.S. of 'greatest pain' over United Nations sanctions drive
- September 11, 2017

Our Kim In-kyung has the details. North Korea warned on Monday it would inflict "the greatest pain and suffering" on the United States if Washington persists in pushing for harsher UN sanctions following Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test. Clearly, Washington's goal is to see an adoption of the new resolution, but it also appears to be ready to see China and Russian Federation veto it. (more...)
'AIMPLB neither supports nor criticises SC on triple talaq decision' 'AIMPLB neither supports nor criticises SC on triple talaq decision'
- September 11, 2017

Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph, while penning down the triple talaq verdict, had unequivocally stated that "the practice of instantaneous triple talaq was something which did not have an Islamic sanction and since it was a sinful practice, it could not be valid in the eyes of law". (more...)
UP: Man thrashes wife for painting PM Modi, CM Adityanath UP: Man thrashes wife for painting PM Modi, CM Adityanath
- September 11, 2017

Khan said Nagma's husband called her insane, saying that she has lost her mental balance. The woman then called her father, who was told by the in-laws that his daughter can not stay in the family. They also told him that she had no right to live in the house owing to what she did. A complaint was registered against the in-laws by the father of the woman. (more...)
'Young India, New India': Prime Minister To Address Student Leaders' Convention Today 'Young India, New India': Prime Minister To Address Student Leaders' Convention Today
- September 11, 2017

Earlier, the WB government had directed all the universities and colleges under its jurisdiction to ignore the directive of the University Grants Comission (UGC) to arrange live telecast of PM Modi's speech on September 11. However, Mr. Rayaraddi said that while the State has instructed universities and colleges to make necessary arrangements as it marks the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago address, they can not allow the same platform to be used as means to propagate ... (more...)
Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' over North Korea impasse
- September 11, 2017

North Korea said it tested an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile on Sunday, prompting global condemnation and a USA warning of a "massive" military response if it or its allies were threatened . This is the driving force behind Moscow opposing the deployment of the cutting-edge Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile system by USA military forces in South Korea, and expressing concern Japan was considering installing the Aegis Ashore land-based missile defense system. (more...)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects Turkey's travel warning German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects Turkey's travel warning
- September 11, 2017

No journalists are put into detention here. Here, we have freedom of expression and the rule of law. "The moment we get that, we will also lift the sanctions", she said, adding that Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine and its backing for separatists were "against the principles that we have had in place since World War Two". (more...)
Weather warning as strong winds to hit Somerset coast
- September 11, 2017

An area of low pressure will cause particularly strong wind in southern Wales and south-west England, with gusts of between 55 and 60mph expected. Motorists are being warned to expect rush hour disruption as high winds hit the United Kingdom on Monday. (more...)
This is what Adnan Sami said after meeting PM Narendra Modi This is what Adnan Sami said after meeting PM Narendra Modi
- September 11, 2017

The 40-minute meeting was captured in some adorable pictures which were later shared by Adnan while expressing his gratitude towards "Modi Ji" for welcoming his family warmly. The former Pakistani singer became an Indian citizen in 2015. He maintained that people must love or hate him on the basis of his music and not on the basis of his religion and nationality. (more...)
Richard Branson 'safe and well' after Hurricane Irma Richard Branson 'safe and well' after Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma did a ton of damage to his native home, and he's working to help the relief effort as Hurricane Jose bears down on the islands right in Irma's wake. If our really strong buildings sustained such damage, I am so anxious for elsewhere in the BVI and Caribbean". "Virgin Atlantic's Antigua flight today was loaded with essential items to help the recovery effort, including blankets and bottled water, and we've helped ensure disaster management relief personnel can get to where ... (more...)

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