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Mexico expels North Korean ambassador over nuclear tests Mexico expels North Korean ambassador over nuclear tests
- September 12, 2017

The UN Security Council is due to vote on Monday afternoon, NY time, on a draft proposal of sanctions against the reclusive state. A draft of the US resolution would bar crude oil shipments to North Korea, ban the nation's exports of textiles and prohibit employment of its guest workers by other countries. (more...)
UN Security Council adopts new sanctions against North Korea
- September 12, 2017

She added that the United States is not looking for war with North Korea and Pyongyang has "not passed the point of no return". "Yesterday the Washington regime fabricated the most vicious sanctions resolution", Pyongyang's ambassador in Geneva told the UN Conference on Disarmament in the first North Korean reaction to Monday's unanimous vote. (more...)
North Korea tells United Nations they will make USA 'suffer the greatest pain' North Korea tells United Nations they will make USA 'suffer the greatest pain'
- September 12, 2017

The number of North Korean labourers who can work overseas would also be restricted, while states could inspect vessels suspected of carrying items prohibited by the sanctions. But it only caps Pyongyang's imports of crude oil at the level of the last 12 months, and it limits the import of refined petroleum products to two million barrels a year. (more...)
Peru expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear tests Peru expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear tests
- September 12, 2017

The sanction is less than Haley had sought when she pushed for a ban on oil and a freeze on Kim's assets overseas, but it still remains a win on her side, though it's unlikely to persuade Kim to halt his nuclear program yield to call for negotiation. (more...)
USA adds launchers to THAAD as dozens hurt in South Korea protests USA adds launchers to THAAD as dozens hurt in South Korea protests
- September 12, 2017

South Korea's intelligence and defense agencies have said they see preparations for another missile test from the North's main missile launch site on the northeast coast. North Korea says it needs to develop its weapons to defend itself against what it sees as USA aggression. "There is general consensus in the White House and the Pentagon that North Korea is quite close to the "red zone" and that the US must act soon or lose the upper hand", one official told Newsmax. (more...)
Sarah Sanders on Clinton book: 'Sad' Sarah Sanders on Clinton book: 'Sad'
- September 12, 2017

It is unusual for the White House to advise the Justice Department on what cases to examine. Sanders, who seemed prepared for the question, said she was unaware whether Trump is going to read the book, entitled " What Happened ". Both have given political ammunition to Trump and Republicans to claim that Comey abused his position as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. "The president is proud of the decision he made". (more...)
United Nations and partners aiding 'unprecedented' flow of refugees from Myanmar United Nations and partners aiding 'unprecedented' flow of refugees from Myanmar
- September 12, 2017

Prince Zeid's comments will intensify global pressure on Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi to intervene to stop the bloodshed. A newly arrived Rohingya refugees rests on his belongings on the side of the road near the Kutupalong informal settlement in Kutupalong, Bangladesh on September 10th, 2017. (more...)
FPL Making Progress In Powering Up Miami-Dade & Broward FPL Making Progress In Powering Up Miami-Dade & Broward
- September 12, 2017

Miami-Dade public schools will nearly certainly remain closed through Wednesday, and may stay shuttered until Monday as the system unwinds shelter operations at dozens of schools, cleans up damage and monitors the status of the county's largest single workforce. (more...)
$0.30 EPS Expected for KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF)
- September 12, 2017

The company has market cap of 24.11 billion Euro. HSBC upgraded the shares of G in report on Friday, December 9 to "Buy" rating . LANDY MICHAEL P also bought $14,104 worth of Monmouth R.E. Its down 0.79, from 0.79 in 2016Q3. 39 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. Many investors like to keep tabs on sell-side analyst views. Menta Capital Llc sold 73,797 shares as Monmouth Real Estate Invt Co (MNR)'s stock rose 1.45%. (more...)
United States national debt tops $20T
- September 12, 2017

The debt ceiling had been frozen at about $19.84 trillion since mid-March, and the Treasury Department was forced to use "extraordinary measures" to prevent borrowing from exceeding that level, the Washington Examiner reported . 'Additionally, as the damage from Hurricane Irma unfolds, it is especially important that the men and women in the Southeast and our Caribbean territories stand strong and rest assured that this Administration will always put the needs of the American people above ... (more...)
Iraqi Lawmakers Reject Pending Kurdish Independence Vote Iraqi Lawmakers Reject Pending Kurdish Independence Vote
- September 12, 2017

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim Jabouri said that the results of the vote in the parliament confirm the intention of the lawmakers to keep the country united. The U.N. mission to Iraq has said it will not be "engaged in any way or form" in the vote. The Iraqi government considers the independence vote unconstitutional and Hashd al-Shaabi has said they oppose holding the referendum in areas they control. (more...)
Putin says tougher N Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe' Putin says tougher N Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'
- September 12, 2017

Putin's comments, following an global summit in China, came after the United States called for the "strongest possible measures" against North Korea for detonating what it called a hydrogen bomb on Sunday. "We know that North Korea has nukes, we also know that North Korea has long-range artillery and it has other types of weapons and there are no weapons against long-range artillery - and these weapons can be hard to locate". (more...)
Space station captures Hurricanes Irma, Jose churning in the Atlantic Space station captures Hurricanes Irma, Jose churning in the Atlantic
- September 12, 2017

Hurricane Katia strengthened on Wednesday evening as it churned off the Gulf coast of Mexico before an expected turn towards the land that could batter eastern states with high winds and heavy rain, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC ) said. (more...)
Rain warning across southern Scotland Rain warning across southern Scotland
- September 12, 2017

Amber weather warnings for wind have been issued for several areas, including the east of England. The Met Office has put a yellow warning in place between Tuesday at 8pm and Wednesday at 10am. The warning is in place for Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East and Merseyside. "Aileen's impact is likely to be short but sharp in the north of England, and felt most by those driving in the early hours of Wednesday morning and into the morning rush hour". (more...)
Hurricane Irma Leaves Trail Of Destruction In Caribbean Hurricane Irma Leaves Trail Of Destruction In Caribbean
- September 12, 2017

Dutch King Willem-Alexander, who arrived on Monday, said the scenes of devastation he witnessed on St. Maarten in the hurricane's aftermath were the worst he had ever seen. French authorities said some 1,105 recovery workers were deployed on Saint Martin and Saint Barts. Irma is now heading for Florida, where a total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate, according to state authorities. (more...)
Santa Monica Pier Evacuated After Bomb Threat Santa Monica Pier Evacuated After Bomb Threat
- September 12, 2017

The threat was cleared after just over an hour later. A bomb threat at the Santa Monica Pier in California is being investigated by police who have evacuated the popular tourist destination. The SMPD has advised people to avoid the Santa Monica Pier until further notice due to " police activity ". Motorists were urged to find alternate routes away from the closed-off area. (more...)
Imran Khan's disqualification case hearing resumes in SC today Imran Khan's disqualification case hearing resumes in SC today
- September 12, 2017

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar resumed hearing of the case filed by Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi seeking disqualification of Imran Khan and PTI Secretary General Jahangir Tareen for non-disclosure of assets, ownership of offshore companies, and for PTI being a foreign-funded party. (more...)
Baby tigers become brothers at San Diego zoo after mother rejects cub Baby tigers become brothers at San Diego zoo after mother rejects cub
- September 12, 2017

The new arrival is a nine-week-old endangered male Sumatran tiger, whose mother was increasingly aggressive toward him during nursing, zoo officials said. While the cub's behaviors clearly demonstrated that he was interested in spending time with his mother, unfortunately she did not reciprocate. Keepers chose to transfer the cub to San Diego, where it could bond with another tiger cub - a 7-week-old Bengal tiger cub (right) confiscated on August 23 at the U.S. (more...)
Katia dissipates over Mexico but heavy rainfall continues Katia dissipates over Mexico but heavy rainfall continues
- September 12, 2017

Lurking behind Irma is Hurricane Jose , which is gathering strength and threatens some of the same areas left devastated by Irma. As Hurricane Irma , the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history, makes in first landfall in the Caribbean, two more tropical storms have formed in the Atlantic. (more...)
New York City Voters Head To The Polls For Primary Day New York City Voters Head To The Polls For Primary Day
- September 12, 2017

But now, armed with a platform resting heavily on transit and political reform ( targeting de Blasio's many, let's say, indiscretions ), is there be a chance Albanese can dethrone New York's wilting mayor? Should Mr.de Blasio win, he would face Nicole Malliotakis, a state assemblywoman from Staten Island whom he has already attacked for holding views similar to those of Mr. (more...)
Analyst Commentary On Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Analyst Commentary On Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)
- September 12, 2017

Carret Asset Management LLC lowered its position in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) by 16.3% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Loughlin Michael J sold $1.04M worth of stock. Livingston Grp Inc Asset Mgmt (Operating As Southport Capital Management) accumulated 44,211 shares or 1.49% of the stock. (more...)
Florida power company says restoration 'will take weeks' after Irma Florida power company says restoration 'will take weeks' after Irma
- September 12, 2017

It has winds of 75 miles per hour, storm surges , and heavy rains. More than 3.3 million homes and businesses across the U.S. state of Florida lost power as Hurricane Irma swept through it. More than 6.5 million homes and businesses statewide remained without power, and 180,000 people huddled in shelters. An update from Monroe County describes "an astounding recovery effort" taking place in the Florida Keys, where there was no water, power or cellphone service after the storm. (more...)
Peru expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear test blast
- September 12, 2017

The new sanctions were agreed today after the USA removed some of the tougher proposals it had announced last week, including a complete oil embargo and measures to freeze the assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. U.S. President Donald Trump has been urging the council to immediately adopt the sanctions, but there remains the matter of convincing veto-wielding China and Russian Federation. (more...)
Yes, There's Another Hurricane Coming After Irma Yes, There's Another Hurricane Coming After Irma
- September 12, 2017

Make sure to check back for updates on Hurricane Jose throughout the week. The National Hurricane Center says that its average error for predicting a storm's path five days out, at the end of the cone, is about 200 miles. After grazing the storm-battered Leeward Islands on Saturday, Jose churned northwest and began to weaken down from a Category 4. The storm is expected to make a turn toward the northeast tonight before slowing down and heading southeast Tuesday. (more...)
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center evacuated Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center evacuated
- September 12, 2017

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon evacuated after issuing an "active shooter alert". Another hospital employee told WMUR that she was moved into a bank on the campus and locked inside along with some others. People were told to avoid the area, and traffic was stopped on a route leading to the hospital. The New Hampshire Attorney General's office said they were investigating. (more...)
Christoper Columbus Statue Vandalized in NYC With Blunt Message: Christoper Columbus Statue Vandalized in NYC With Blunt Message: "Something's Coming"
- September 12, 2017

The statue of Christopher Columbus in Central Park was vandalized on September 12, 2017. This latest incident comes in the midst of a tough time for Mayor Bill DeBlasio who has been facing some backlash for skirting the question whether or not Columbus statues should remain in the city, CBS New York reported. (more...)
Hurricane Irma pummels Florida amid mass exodus Hurricane Irma pummels Florida amid mass exodus
- September 12, 2017

Sergeant Joseph Ossman and Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges stayed in the county despite mandatory evacuation orders. With about 3 million people, the Tampa Bay metropolitan area is the second-most populous in the state. Florida breathes sigh of relief Hurricane Irma , which has now been downgraded to Category 1, with maximum winds of 75 miles per hour, is now making its journey landwards, losing some of its deadly strength but retaining its vast size. (more...)
Israeli Muslims protest Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Israeli Muslims protest Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya
- September 12, 2017

The statement called on the Myanmar government to do the same. After the state crackdown following the August 2017 ARSA attack, aid workers in Bangladesh think the number of new arrivals will swell to over 300,000 . Aung San Suu Kyi has repeatedly come under criticism for her lack of action to help the Rohingya, a stark contrast to her previous image as a champion of human rights. (more...)
Waters Corporation (WAT) Hit All-Time High
- September 12, 2017

Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of Waters Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $183.00 to $194.00 in a research note on Monday, July 10th. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has 6,051 shares. Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 insider sales for $27.18 million activity. (more...)
Kenyatta threatens to impeach Odinga Kenyatta threatens to impeach Odinga
- September 12, 2017

Uhuru explained that Jubilee had the numbers in both houses of parliament so impeaching Raila would be an easy task for them. "We ask that as politicians hit their campaign trails, they observe and respect the rule of law and endeavor to put their country before self for the sake of peace and development", he said. (more...)

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