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India Hits Back At UN Criticisms On Rohingyas, Human Rights India Hits Back At UN Criticisms On Rohingyas, Human Rights
- September 13, 2017

Al Hussein came down heavily on the Myanmar government, stating that its denial on the Rohingya issue was doing great damage to the worldwide standing of a government which had until recently, he said , benefited from enormous goodwill. There appears to be inadequate appreciation of the freedoms and rights that are guaranteed and practised daily in a vibrant democracy that has been built under challenging conditions. (more...)
United Nations agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea United Nations agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea
- September 13, 2017

North Korean Ambassador Han Tae Song denounced the sanctions in the "strongest terms" during a United Nations conference on disarmament on Tuesday, Yonhap reported. As Bloomberg's Yuji Nakamura and Sam Kim report, cybersecurity outfit FireEye has traced hacks of South Korean bitcoin and ethereum exchanges to North Korean operators. (more...)
South Africa's Tutu slams Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis South Africa's Tutu slams Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis
- September 13, 2017

The Rohingya people are a stateless minority in Myanmar, where the majority of citizens are Buddhist. "Even prior to the most recent influx, many Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh lived in unsafe, overcrowded and unhygienic conditions, with little protection from the elements". (more...)
Canadian judge suspended for wearing Trump hat in court Canadian judge suspended for wearing Trump hat in court
- September 13, 2017

When he appeared before the council, Zabel said he didn't realize that some would construe his wearing the MAGA hat as a blanket declaration of support for the Trump presidency. Zabel admitted the stunt - which sparked a record 81 complaints from legal associations, law professors, lawyers and the public - constituted an error in judgment. (more...)
United States relationship can not be defined on basis of Afghan issue: PM United States relationship can not be defined on basis of Afghan issue: PM
- September 13, 2017

Abbasi said bilateral ties between Pakistan and the United States can not be defined only by the Afghan issue. Abbasi urged the United States to show more appreciation for Pakistan's losses in war on terror and its role in hosting 3.5 million Afghan refugees. (more...)
UN Security Council unanimously steps up sanctions on North Korea
- September 13, 2017

He again raised the Chinese and Russian proposal of a dual suspension of North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile testing along with US and South Korean military exercises in a bid to kick-start talks. Merkel is widely seen in Germany as a safe pair of hands at a time of global uncertainty such as the North Korea crisis, Britain's looming departure from the European Union and Donald Trump's presidency in the United States. (more...)
Powerful Irma still aiming for Florida, and Jose gains strength Powerful Irma still aiming for Florida, and Jose gains strength
- September 13, 2017

But Hurricane Jose has officially been classified a Category 4 storm , and Hurricane Katia was set to slam into Mexico early Saturday. It was packing maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kilometres per hour). The storm is moving at 14 mph with 150 mph sustained winds and gusts up to 180 mph. Tropical-storm-force winds extend out 70 miles. It's also expected to shift its track from a westward direction to a west-northwest one . (more...)
Analysts Near-Term outlook: Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Chevron Corporation (CVX) Analysts Near-Term outlook: Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Chevron Corporation (CVX)
- September 13, 2017

First Merchants Corp increased Oracle Corp Com ( ORCL ) stake by 11.58% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Northpointe Capital Llc acquired 18,743 shares as Oracle Corp ( ORCL)'s stock rose 5.35%. ORCL is now undervalued by -5.8% relative to the average 1-year price target of $55.72 taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (more...)
DaddyOFive Parents Sentenced After Pleading Guilty To Neglect DaddyOFive Parents Sentenced After Pleading Guilty To Neglect
- September 13, 2017

An Alford plea is where the defendant doesn't admit guilt but acknowledges prosecutors have enough evidence to convict them. One notable video, "INVISIBLE INK PRANK (EPIC FREAKOUT)" showed the pair swearing at their children, especially their youngest, Cody, 9, and accusing him of spilling ink to the point where the boy broke down into tears. (more...)
Yes Cancels Tour After Death of Steve Howe's Son Yes Cancels Tour After Death of Steve Howe's Son
- September 13, 2017

Our thoughts are with his daughter, family and partner. "I am utterly devastated to lose my friend and a positive force in my life", Lewis Wharton added. Father and son had recorded an instrumental album together, Nexus , which is scheduled to be released on November 17. During his time in the funk-rock outfit, Howe recorded four albums with the band, including their latest, Death Express , which was released in July. (more...)
United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea
- September 13, 2017

This is likely to hit the funding of its nuclear programmes. "If we don't get these additional sanctions at the United Nations ", he said , "I have an executive order prepared to go to the president that will authorize to stop doing trade and put sanctions on anybody that does trade with North Korea". (more...)
Russian Smugglers Profit From North Korean Sanctions Russian Smugglers Profit From North Korean Sanctions
- September 13, 2017

It was the ninth sanctions resolution unanimously adopted by the 15-member council since 2006 over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs. China's United Nations ambassador, Liu Jieyi, urged North Korea to "take seriously the expectations and will of the global community" and called on all parties to remain "cool-headed" and not stoke tensions. (more...)
North Korea warns USA of 'greatest pain', rejects sanctions North Korea warns USA of 'greatest pain', rejects sanctions
- September 13, 2017

Russia's Permanent Representative Vassily Alekseevich Nebenzia said that a refusal to include proposals for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to mediate or to disavow regime change "raised serious questions". Maxwell asked. "There's very few countries that have that, that can make conventional military threats that allowed North Korea to develop nuclear weapons without a significant response". (more...)
Dogs run in drained Tampa bay after water sucked into Irma Dogs run in drained Tampa bay after water sucked into Irma
- September 13, 2017

Paul Johnson and Shonda Brecheen spent Sunday night in a house they were remodeling near downtown Jacksonville after working late on the project. Another 65% suffered major damage. Georgia Power spokeswoman Holly Crawford said the areas with the most power outages were coastal Glynn and Chatham counties. Officials in the Florida Keys said that residents who evacuated should not return until further notice. (more...)
No federal charges for officers in Freddie Gray case No federal charges for officers in Freddie Gray case
- September 13, 2017

Gray, a 25-year-old black man, was handcuffed and shackled at the time, but was not wearing a seat belt. A report released by the Justice Department past year in the aftermath of Gray's death found that the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) "routinely conducted unlawful stops and used excessive force, disproportionately targeting black residents". (more...)
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigns after new allegation of sexual abuse Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigns after new allegation of sexual abuse
- September 13, 2017

Murray said he has no plans to resign before his term is over at the end of this year. The embattled mayor has rejected previous requests that he resign amid accusations by four other men past year that he had molested them while they were teens. (more...)
Former Menendez aide says visa application advocacy was standard practice Former Menendez aide says visa application advocacy was standard practice
- September 13, 2017

In the case of the sisters from the Dominican Republic, their visa applications had initially been denied. Defense attorneys have said Menendez planned to give Melgen the points back, but prosecutors introduced Menendez's AmEx bill to show that in 2013, he used almost all of his 135,000 points to buy a barbecue grill. (more...)
United Kingdom seeks 'deep security partnership' with European Union after Brexit United Kingdom seeks 'deep security partnership' with European Union after Brexit
- September 13, 2017

It comes ahead of further negotiations next week, with the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier having ended the last round pointing to a lack of progress on "divorce" issues, including the settlement of the UK's financial obligations. It's in our mutual interest to work closely with the European Union and its member states to challenge terrorism and extremism, illegal migration, cyber-crime, and conventional state-based military aggression'. (more...)
Close by December 15 or risk not getting a license Close by December 15 or risk not getting a license
- September 13, 2017

San Diego has agreed to let 16 approved medical marijuana dispensaries expand their sales next year to recreational customers. LARA will issue emergency rules to render such businesses "a potential impediment" to its license plan. Some board members expressed a desire to shut the shops at a meeting last month, sparking concerns from patients and others. Many in the industry feared they would have to shut down and patients anxious they would no longer be able to find medicine they use to ... (more...)
Tahoe Resources Inc (THO) Upgraded at BMO Capital Markets Tahoe Resources Inc (THO) Upgraded at BMO Capital Markets
- September 13, 2017

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VAN ECK ASSOCIATES CORP with 32.5 million shares, FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC with 32.25 million shares, FMR LLC with 18.79 million shares, BANK OF MONTREAL /CAN/ with 7.98 million shares, and DEUTSCHE BANK AG\ with 7.58 million shares. (more...)
Dead In Texas Shooting Dead In Texas Shooting
- September 13, 2017

All of the victims are adults. Rushin said the officer then made the courageous decision to enter the home without waiting for backup. "We've never seen anything like this in this city before", Rushin said. She said her daughter owned the home and had recently divorced her husband of six years. Monday would have been their wedding anniversary. A friend of Hight's husband, who asked to remain anonymous, said he saw Hight's husband at a nearby bar before the shooting and that he seemed upset. (more...)
Area employers expect a bit more hiring in fourth quarter Area employers expect a bit more hiring in fourth quarter
- September 13, 2017

This results in a net employment outlook of 9% on a seasonally adjusted basis, an increase of one percentage point from the outlooks for both the third-quarter and the same quarter of a year ago. "It is also an increase of seven percentage points from the Outlook reported during the same time past year, indicating a moderate hiring pace for the upcoming months". (more...)
Iraqi parliament rejects Iraqi Kurdish referendum Iraqi parliament rejects Iraqi Kurdish referendum
- September 13, 2017

All Kurdish lawmakers boycotted Tuesday's session, while Arab lawmakers voted in favor, said lawmaker Mahmoud al-Mashhadani, who attended the session. Today, Abadi reiterated his position, adding "imposing a fait accompli will not work". The announced referendum has been widely criticized by a number of countries, including the United States and Iraq. (more...)
BCA Completes Damond Probe, Goes To County Attorney BCA Completes Damond Probe, Goes To County Attorney
- September 13, 2017

The fiancé of an Australian woman who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in July says he wants justice. Noor's partner, Officer Matthew Harrity, has told investigators he was startled by a loud noise shortly before Damond appeared at the window of the police cruiser, and then Noor fired. (more...)
Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) Quarterly growth Review Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) Quarterly growth Review
- September 13, 2017

Newmont Mining Corporation was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Argus. Lastly, Boston Private Wealth purchased a fresh position in stocks of Newmont Mining Corporation in the 1st period worth at $222,000. Standpoint Research upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $42 target in Thursday, December 29 report. The Stock has shows volatility of 1.98% in recent 5 days and demonstrated volatility of 1.89% in last 30 days. (more...)
Irma makes the final approach into Florida Irma makes the final approach into Florida
- September 13, 2017

As the hurricane moves north and the wind directions change, the water will start to rush back in and storm surge flooding will occur. Does Irma still pose a threat? "The storm is still in our state". More than 180,000 people huddled in shelters in the Sunshine State and officials warned it could take weeks for electricity to be restored to everyone. (more...)
Hundreds Line Up for Hillary Clinton NYC Book Signing Hundreds Line Up for Hillary Clinton NYC Book Signing
- September 13, 2017

Clinton's book just hit store shelves Tuesday. They married in 1975. But that hasn't been the case for the Clintons. Some Democrats have criticized Clinton's new book, arguing that a book tour dwelling on Clinton's loss to Trump is not what the party needs at this moment. (more...)
Barcelona reportedly hoping Coutinho refuses to play for Liverpool
- September 12, 2017

Speaking to the press regarding his relationship with the player after the transfer request, Jurgen Klopp said that everything is fine between him and Coutinho . Klopp has no doubts about Coutinho's quality but knows they will need more than just the Brazil ace to get them back on track. The Brazilian is yet to appear for the Anfield team this season on the back of these factors. (more...)
Klopp To Make 5 Key Changes: Predicted Liverpool XI vs Sevilla Klopp To Make 5 Key Changes: Predicted Liverpool XI vs Sevilla
- September 12, 2017

Liverpool kick off their Champions League campaign against Sevilla at Anfield tomorrow night (7.45pm). And Klopp also teased at the potential return of Coutinho, saying fans would have to wait 24 hours for the confirmation. "I'm not sure if I'm disappointed, I didn't expect anything different". "Everyone was surprised, but I think the team now is a lot better than back then". (more...)
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...)