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North Korea 'ready and willing' to respond to sanctions imposed by US North Korea 'ready and willing' to respond to sanctions imposed by US
- Сентября 13, 2017

The UN move was triggered by the North's sixth and largest nuclear test this month and was the ninth such resolution unanimously adopted by the 15-member Security Council over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs since 2006. (more...)
Top Brexit lawmaker says not enough progress in talks Top Brexit lawmaker says not enough progress in talks
- Сентября 13, 2017

The next round will now begin September 25 rather than September 18, which one source said was "for reasons of Britain's political calendar". The September 25 date marks a postponement of one week in agreed timetable of talks by the two parties as they work out how Britain will leave the European Union , a move precipitated by the referendum on European Union membership held in Britain in June 2016. (more...)
Tax Reform Deadline Has GOP Dying For Details Tax Reform Deadline Has GOP Dying For Details
- Сентября 13, 2017

Financial markets rallied after Trump's election victory last November in anticipation of rapid tax cuts, especially for corporations, but those expectations have faded. Advocates of the move say it's a tax increase that most diners would never notice. Ben Sasse of Nebraska said Schumer was in line to be "the most powerful" person in the country in December. (more...)
At least 14 killed in road accident in Pakistan At least 14 killed in road accident in Pakistan
- Сентября 13, 2017

The accident took place when a speeding passenger van that was on its way from Jhang to Rawalpindi hit a truck from behind. Fire brigade officials reached the scene soon after the accident and doused the fire, said rescue officials. Doctors and rescuers released the identity of two deceased children as Muhammad Ahsan and a baby girl Alishba (2) while injured as Salma, Shaista, Muhammad Ali, Faisal Hayyat and one-year-old Abiha. (more...)
McDaniel College ranked 134th in US News & World Report's '2018 Best Colleges' McDaniel College ranked 134th in US News & World Report's '2018 Best Colleges'
- Сентября 13, 2017

Grant. Elsewhere, Princeton University topped the overall US News rankings for national universities for the seventh year in a row, and showing even greater consistency, Williams College (Massachusetts) reigns over other national liberal arts colleges for the 15 consecutive year. (more...)
Nobel institute: Suu Kyi cannot be stripped of prize Nobel institute: Suu Kyi cannot be stripped of prize
- Сентября 13, 2017

The human rights activist also talked about how she feels about starting her undergraduate studies at Oxford. "The Burmese government needs to grant access to independent monitors to determine the sources of fires and assess allegations of serious human rights violations relayed by Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh", Robertson said. (more...)
Kailash Satyarthi launches countrywide march against child abuse Kailash Satyarthi launches countrywide march against child abuse
- Сентября 13, 2017

Talking about the yatra , he had said: "One of the major demands through this campaign is that Parliament passes a stringent law against human trafficking, including child trafficking". The Yatra is aimed to end child trafficking and abuse, and 10,000 children are participating in the march led by the Nobel Peace Laureate. Non-violence is the war against violence. (more...)
Robertson helps Yanks top Rays 5-1
- Сентября 13, 2017

Dressing at Yankee Stadium before busing over to Shea for a noon start was yet another twist in what had already been a odd season for NY. Gray gave up one unearned run on six hits with five strikeouts and two walks over 5 2/3 innings in a 9-1 win at the Orioles his last start. (more...)
Here's How Big North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test Actually Was Here's How Big North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test Actually Was
- Сентября 13, 2017

Putin denounced Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russian Federation did not recognize North Korea's nuclear status. -Dozens of people were injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police Thursday as the United States military added more launchers to the high-tech missile-defense system it installed in a southern town to better cope with North Korean threats. (more...)
New UN sanctions to "starve" North Korean regime
- Сентября 13, 2017

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who called the nuclear risk in North Korea the most risky crisis in the world today, told reporters Tuesday that "the unity of the Security Council is absolutely crucial". "Our deep belief is that only a firm reaction of the council can open the path towards a political solution to this crisis. Therefore, we supported and are supporting the sanctions contained in the resolutions aimed at compelling the DPRK to meet the demands of the Security Council". (more...)
Republican Cowles defends vote against Foxconn bill Republican Cowles defends vote against Foxconn bill
- Сентября 13, 2017

The proposal now heads to the Wisconsin Assembly for a final vote Thursday. The Foxconn deal has been in a constant state of evolution since Governor Scott Walker announced in July that the company intends to bring a factory to southeast Wisconsin. (more...)
Russell Westbrook inks 10-year extension with Jordan Brand Russell Westbrook inks 10-year extension with Jordan Brand
- Сентября 13, 2017

According to ESPN.com , Westbrook agreed to a 10-year contract extension with Jordan Brand following his MVP season. This extension will run through the 2025-26 season - Westbrook's age-37 season, if his career reaches that point. And while Westbrook has yet to sign his extension with the Thunder, this latest move could be a sign that he intends to dominate this league for many years to come. (more...)
How to find out if you're affected by the Equifax hack How to find out if you're affected by the Equifax hack
- Сентября 13, 2017

After a hack which left nearly 150 million Americans' personal information vulnerable, the credit score company faces what one law firm calls "the largest class-action lawsuit in USA history". In general, Morgan says it's also important to check your credit report at least once a year. Visit www.AnnualCreditReport.com to access those reports. (more...)
Soyuz MS-06 with new ISS crew launched from Baikonur Soyuz MS-06 with new ISS crew launched from Baikonur
- Сентября 13, 2017

Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei of NASA and Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos will launch Tuesday night to the International Space Station . All are to stay on the space station about six months. They will join the current ISS crew of Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazansky, NASA astronaut Randolph Bresnik and ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli. Vande Hei is a retired USA army colonel and NASA astronaut. (more...)
UN Security Council adopts new NKorea sanctions UN Security Council adopts new NKorea sanctions
- Сентября 13, 2017

Additionally, none of the council's five permanent members - the United States , Britain, France, Russia and China - must veto it. A revised draft emerged late Sunday after a series of closed-door meetings and on Monday, the 15-member council passed the eighth sanctions resolution since 2006 when North Korea conducted its first nuclear test. (more...)
Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status
- Сентября 13, 2017

Antigua and Barbuda are under hurricane watches as Hurricane Jose is expected to pass near the islands this weekend. However, Jose is coming behind Hurricane Irma , a unsafe Category 5 hurricane that the National Hurricane Center is calling "potentially catastrophic". (more...)
Irma winds down, 10 days later Irma winds down, 10 days later
- Сентября 13, 2017

Hurricane Irma made landfall earlier today in the Florida Keys (as a category 4) followed by a second landfall near Marco Island, Florida. National Weather Service forecast maps show high pressure retreating north from Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday, left, and the potential for low pressure and associated frontal boundaries to be near D.C. (more...)
EPS Growth overview of Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) EPS Growth overview of Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)
- Сентября 13, 2017

Furthermore on 8/09/17 Nomura "Maintained" the stock to Buy at $12. Northland Capital maintained Identiv Inc (NASDAQ:INVE) on Monday, August 7 with "Buy" rating . The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 4 by Credit Suisse. On Thursday, February 18 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Outperform". (more...)
Find loved ones who marked themselves safe in Hurricane Irma Find loved ones who marked themselves safe in Hurricane Irma
- Сентября 13, 2017

He told CNN he has homes there and in Houston , which was hit by heavy flooding from Hurricane Harvey two weeks ago. Authorities also struggled to clear the single highway connecting the string of islands to the mainland. Reed warned the power lines and trees could fall as winds grow stronger. Winds knocked a utility pole and power lines onto a sheriff's cruiser late Sunday in Polk County east of Tampa , illustrating the unsafe conditions for emergency personnel. (more...)
ND President shares concerns over Senator's questioning of professor ND President shares concerns over Senator's questioning of professor
- Сентября 13, 2017

Feinstein questioned Barrett's stance on Roe v Wade and voiced concern at Barrett's previous speeches. A dogma is an article of faith laid down by an authority. As challenging as it is to probe a potential judge's judicial philosophy, the Senate must do so "without reference to the religious affiliation or theological views of a nominee, and Article VI insists that the Senate observe that restriction", he said. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Seminole, Volusia schools closed Wednesday
- Сентября 13, 2017

Fourteen schools were used as shelters during the storm by more than 18,000 people and thousands of pets, he said. Also, about 60 evacuees remained in one shelter as of Monday morning, officials said. "We had a designated pet shelter, but eventually all of them became pet shelters", Sarasota County Emergency Operations Chief Ed McCrane said. Here's what other school districts are doing. (more...)
South Dakota corn, soybean maturity continue to lag South Dakota corn, soybean maturity continue to lag
- Сентября 13, 2017

USDA corn production estimates also edged higher, from 14.153 billion bu.in August to 14.184 billion bu.in September. The forecast is based on an average yield of 49.9 bu./acre, up 0.5 bu. Foreign corn production is expected to decline relative to August WASDE predictions, with reductions for Serbia, Ukraine, the European Union and Russian Federation more than offsetting increases for Argentina and Mexico. (more...)
Hurricane Irma weakens, continues to lash Florida Hurricane Irma weakens, continues to lash Florida
- Сентября 13, 2017

High winds snapped power lines and left about 5.8 million Florida homes and businesses without power , state data showed. Emergency crews made rescues throughout the night. Around midday, Irma spread misery into Georgia and SC as it moved inland with winds at 60 miles per hour. According to the National Hurricane Center, the surge is part of the storm that poses "the greatest threat to life and property along the coast". (more...)
Hurricane Irma heads away from Cuba Hurricane Irma heads away from Cuba
- Сентября 13, 2017

Damage appeared to be severe in the Florida Keys , where Irma first came ashore as a category four hurricane with sustained winds up to 215km/h early on Sunday. Forecasters also warned tornadoes could form in large portions of the state. Cities as far inland as Atlanta are under a tropical storm watch Monday and Tuesday . (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Winds push water out of Tampa Bay, Charlotte Harbor Hurricane Irma: Winds push water out of Tampa Bay, Charlotte Harbor
- Сентября 13, 2017

State officials said more than 6 million Florida residents were left without power after Hurricane Irma , downgraded to a tropical storm on Monday, lashed much of the state and is now headed toward Georgia . At least two construction cranes partially collapsed. Many streets were flooded in downtown Miami and other cities. But it is still believed Irma will make landfall in Florida as an extremely unsafe major hurricane that likely will be able to maintain near Category 5 ... (more...)
Live power pole traps Polk County first responders during Hurricane Irma Live power pole traps Polk County first responders during Hurricane Irma
- Сентября 13, 2017

Besides, sex offenders already have a mark on their Florida driver's license that identifies them, the lawsuit argues, which means the policy violates constitutional rights against unlawful search and seizure. "Sheriff Grady Judd knew that people would be afraid because of his statements earlier this week", Mike Donovan, CEO of Nexus Services, said in a statement. (more...)
Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast
- Сентября 13, 2017

In Miami-Dade and Broward, DeMaria said once Irma's eye goes north of Miami-Dade, the winds will turn to the southwest and eventually subside. Major General Michael Calhoun, the head of Florida's National Guard, said on Sunday that more than 10,000 National Guard members from other states are going to be arriving soon. (more...)
Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, unsafe storm surges feared Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, unsafe storm surges feared
- Сентября 13, 2017

The US aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln was off Florida's east coast and two amphibious assault ships were en route to help in the Keys. "There clearly is going to be an impact on GDP in the short run, we will make it up in the long run", Mnuchin said . (more...)
As nation's uninsured rate drops, Maine's holds steady As nation's uninsured rate drops, Maine's holds steady
- Сентября 13, 2017

Anne Dunkelberg, associate director of the left-leaning Center for Public Policy Priorities, said in a press release that she was pleased to see more insured Texans under the Affordable Care Act, but that "all Texans will see health benefits and cost savings if Texas follows the lead of the majority of states - including very conservative states - by expanding coverage for these families using federal Medicaid dollars". (more...)
Royals release 2018 schedule Royals release 2018 schedule
- Сентября 13, 2017

It's a season that will start earlier than ever before - March 29. In addition, there will be a three-game home interleague series against the Cleveland Indians (June 25-27) and a three-game road series at Detroit (Sept. The Cardinals will open their 2018 season on Thursday , March 29 in NY against the Mets at Citi Field as part of a season-opening six-game road trip that will also take them to Milwaukee for three games. (more...)

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