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India Protests Against Australian Ad That Shows Hindu God Promoting Meat India Protests Against Australian Ad That Shows Hindu God Promoting Meat
- September 11, 2017

Ron Hubbard and Ganesha sitting around a table for a lamb lunch. India High Commission release further said: "In a video advertisement released by Meat and Livestock Australia recently, Lord Ganesha along with other religious figures is found to be "toasting lamb", which the Indian community consider to be offensive and hurting their religious sentiments. (more...)
Germany: Tear Gas Attack Leaves Several Injured at Frankfurt Airport Germany: Tear Gas Attack Leaves Several Injured at Frankfurt Airport
- September 11, 2017

The passengers were sprayed with an irritant gas around 11am on Monday at the check-in counters in Terminal 1 , Bild reports. Frankfurt Airport's official Twitter account posted in English: "Fire department operation completed". The incident came less than 48 hours after a bomb scare sparked a partial evacuation at Frankfurt Airport. They were alerted to the man by a taxi driver who said the man had been behaving strangely moments earlier. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane
- September 11, 2017

There have been no coastal watches or warnings issued for Hurricane Jose so far. Having three hurricanes active at the same time in the Atlantic Basin is rather rare. This will be the first time three hurricanes could make landfall simultaneously. Just as Jose was upgraded to a hurricane Wednesday afternoon, so was Katia . (more...)
Climate change and hurricanes: Is Irma a sign of things to come? Climate change and hurricanes: Is Irma a sign of things to come?
- September 11, 2017

Scientists have been more than willing to weigh in on this question, but often with different perspectives on the data they should draw from, which has at times led to more confusion than edification. "Having three simultaneous hurricanes in the Atlantic region does not happen every year, but has been recorded several times before in the last 50 years: 1967, 1980, 1995, 1998, 2010". (more...)
How Hurricane Irma is impacting travel How Hurricane Irma is impacting travel
- September 11, 2017

The airline had said earlier that it planned to begin limited operations on Monday after 5pm, but reversed course after the airport said it would remain closed on Monday. Shultz also arrived from Miami and said he'd been there all night waiting to fly standby or "whatever the case was". Carnival Cruise Lines, which has major operations in Florida , cancelled two of its Bahamas-bound cruises and said it was likely that other schedules would be affected as the storm's path and impact ... (more...)
Putin Calls for Restraint, Diplomatic Solution to N. Korean Nuclear Issue
- September 11, 2017

After the meeting, Abe and Moon issued a statement saying "now is the time to further increase sanctions and pressures against the North as much as possible rather than seeking dialogue", according to Moon's spokesman Yoon Young-chan. Security Council if its stance opposing a military response is taken into account. Merkel also talked to U.S. President Donald Trump late Monday to discuss the latest provocation by North Korea . (more...)
Four killed in firing incident near Quetta Four killed in firing incident near Quetta
- September 11, 2017

The boy, whose identity was not confirmed, succumbed to the wounds at the hospital. Pakistani medical workers transport an injured Shiite Muslim into a hospital in Quetta late on September 10, 2017, following an attack. Hunt was underway to arrest the attackers. There were no immediate claims of responsibility. Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri and Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai have strongly condemned the incident and expressed grief and sorrow over ... (more...)
Trump Administration Has Shown Desire To Defuse North Korea Tensions: Vladimir Putin
- September 11, 2017

Nikki Haley said North Korea's actions show that its leader, Kim Jong Un, is " begging for war ", and the time has come for the Security Council to adopt the strongest diplomatic measures. Mr Moon and Mr Abe agreed to co-operate on seeking tougher United Nations sanctions against North Korea and pledged to strengthen efforts to persuade Beijing and Moscow to cut off oil supplies to the North, said Mr Moon's press secretary. (more...)
Senate passes hurricane aid plus debt limit, government funding extension Senate passes hurricane aid plus debt limit, government funding extension
- September 11, 2017

The framework of a plan to deal with the huge number of looming deadlines facing Congress appeared to take shape Wednesday, but Republicans and Democrats still squabbled over the details of the plan. Of 240 House Republicans, 156 are RSC members. The Senate is almost doubling the initial Harvey aid package. Rand Paul (R-KY) to make $15 billion in foreign aid cuts; the vote was 87-10 against. (more...)
Pakistan foreign minster in Iran on one-day visit
- September 11, 2017

Matters of mutual interests, bilateral ties and regional situation will be reviewed in the meetings, while US Afghan policy and its effects on region will also be part of the discussion. He will also discuss US President Donald Trump's new strategy in Afghanistan with the Iranian leaders. Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Monday said that there needs to be a consensus among Afghanistan's neighbours if the Afghan conflict is to be resolved. (more...)
UN Aims to Sanction North Korea with Oil and Asset Freeze UN Aims to Sanction North Korea with Oil and Asset Freeze
- September 11, 2017

Trump told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday that the United States is ready to use the "full range" of capabilities, including nuclear arsenal, at its disposal in dealing with North Korea , after the country conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb that could be placed on an intercontinental ballistic missile . (more...)
Moon, Putin Agree N. Korean Nuke Issue Needs Swift Resolution
- September 11, 2017

The U.S. has about 28,000 troops stationed in South Korea and is obliged by treaty to defend it in the event of war. Pyongyang's emerging capabilities are upsetting all calculations. "North Korea knows and remembers it, too". A key project in Moon's New Northern Policy is linking railways and pipelines of South Korea and Russian Federation through the North. (more...)
Strategic partnership with Afghanistan article of faith for India: Sushma Strategic partnership with Afghanistan article of faith for India: Sushma
- September 11, 2017

We jointly agreed to embark on a New Development Partnership in keeping with the priorities of Afghanistan. India has also agreed to provide further assistance to Afghan forces after the United States in its new Afghanistan Policy demanded India to play a more active role. (more...)
Shakib seeks break from Test cricket, writes to Bangladesh board Shakib seeks break from Test cricket, writes to Bangladesh board
- September 11, 2017

Sept. 11: Bangladesh have recalled batsman Mahmudullah in their Test squad for the upcoming two-match series against South Africa beginning September 28. "We can't always be thinking about us", Akram said. Shakib, who has kept himself available for the limited-overs series, has been Bangladesh's most consistent performer in the last 10 years, having played 51 Tests so far while missing just seven since becoming a regular member of the side. (more...)
Voting against repeal bill means backing 'chaotic' European Union exit, David Davis says Voting against repeal bill means backing 'chaotic' European Union exit, David Davis says
- September 11, 2017

Since we joined the European Union we've had an unprecedented period of peace and prosperity. Don't rule anything out. London was placed first, followed by New York, Hong Kong and Singapore in the Z/Yen global financial centers index (GFCI), which ranks 92 financial centers on factors such as infrastructure and access to high quality staff. (more...)
Trilateral Projects Involving North Korea Could Help Stabilize Korean Peninsula Trilateral Projects Involving North Korea Could Help Stabilize Korean Peninsula
- September 11, 2017

Russia , which shares a border with North Korea, has repeatedly joined China in calling for negotiations with Pyongyang, suggesting that the US and South Korea halt all major war games in exchange for North Korea halting its testing programme. (more...)
Struggling Israeli Generics Maker Teva Finally Names New CEO Struggling Israeli Generics Maker Teva Finally Names New CEO
- September 11, 2017

And while Schultz doesn't have the level of cost-cutting experience that comes along with running a Big Pharma-the way one-time Teva CEO prospect Pascal Soriot does-it's cost-cutting experience nonetheless. He brings a strong sense of corporate citizenship, and his disciplined commitment to excellence makes him a clear professional and cultural fit with our company. (more...)
North Korea Crisis: Russia's Putin Warns of 'Global Catastrophe'
- September 11, 2017

Vladimir Putin September 6, 2017, began taking the initiative to control the "crisis" over North Korean strategic weapons, because Russian Federation had more at stake in resolving the issue than perhaps any other nation-state. The yen strengthened on Lee's remarks. Sunday's test of what North Korea said was an advanced hydrogen bomb was its largest by far. Seoul has already begun preparing for the possibility of such a missile targeting South Korean territory, with the government ... (more...)
Russia's Putin: Trump administration has shown desire to defuse North Korea tensions 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...)