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Saakashvili plans to unite Ukraine opposition against president Saakashvili plans to unite Ukraine opposition against president
- September 13, 2017

Backed by hundreds of supporters, Saakashvili made his way from Poland into Ukraine on September 10, breaking through a line of Ukrainian border guards. Saakashvili said in Lviv that he no longer had a Ukrainian passport, claiming it was "stolen by police" from a bus that had transported him into Ukraine. (more...)
Shraddha Kapoor Receives A Sumptuous Surprise From Prabhas Shraddha Kapoor Receives A Sumptuous Surprise From Prabhas
- September 13, 2017

Well apart from all this Prabhas even surprised his female co-star with some mouth watering Hyderabadi delicacies. "The actor made sure that he is treating his leading lady and making her feel home". Going by reports, it looks like Prabhas and Shraddha are having a blast on the sets. An ambitious hi-tech action drama, the teaser of the film showcases Prabhas in a badass avatar and promises hi-tech visuals. (more...)
Taiwan prepares for typhoon as hurricane batters US Taiwan prepares for typhoon as hurricane batters US
- September 13, 2017

Typhoon Talim, which some experts say is shaping up to be the most powerful typhoon of the year , was less 500 kilometers away from Zhejiang province at 10am this morning as it traveled northwest towards Taiwan . China's National Meteorological Centre warned on Tuesday that Talim could intensify and turn into a super typhoon as it churned towards Taiwan and Zhejiang and Fujian provinces on the mainland. (more...)
Hurricane Jose is now Category 3 storm with 120 miles per hour winds Hurricane Jose is now Category 3 storm with 120 miles per hour winds
- September 13, 2017

Jose could hit some of the same small islands in the northern Lesser Antilles decimated by Irma . Meteorological watch centers have also reported great concern for the Turks and Caicos islands, as the eye of Hurricane Irma is less than 10 hours away from touching land on the island of Grand Turk. (more...)
The Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Rating Increased to Buy at Evercore ISI The Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Rating Increased to Buy at Evercore ISI
- September 13, 2017

Noesis Capital Mangement Corp decreased its stake in Caterpillar Inc Del (CAT) by 24.99% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vetr upgraded Caterpillar from a "sell" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $107.75 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, May 8th. (more...)
Utah teacher in hot water for teen 'indecency' quiz Utah teacher in hot water for teen 'indecency' quiz
- September 13, 2017

Findlay said he's not sure how many students were in the class, and he declined to give the teacher's name, saying the district is still investigating. Several of the questions were "disturbing and invasive", she said. At the same time, Stringham is taking this as a learning opportunity and doesn't want the teacher to be fired. (more...)
Quarter of houses in Florida Keys destroyed Quarter of houses in Florida Keys destroyed
- September 13, 2017

Jose, with maximum sustained winds of 145 mph, was about 85 miles north-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands around 5 p.m. ET. The hurricane center says the storm is still life-threatening with risky storm surge, wind and heavy rains. Streets flooded, and flying objects such as coconuts turned into unsafe projectiles. And at least two construction cranes partially collapsed. "Everything is flooded", he said. (more...)
UN Security council unanimously vote to impose sanctions on North Korea UN Security council unanimously vote to impose sanctions on North Korea
- September 13, 2017

The sanctions are less drastic than what was initially intended by the U.S., who also called for a ban on United Nations member countries selling gas, oil and refined petroleum products to North Korea. China might be most critical though in deciding if oil sanctions go ahead because it controls an oil pipeline that provides about 520,000 tonnes of crude a year to the North. (more...)
Kangana Ranaut was punched by Aditya Pancholi, says eyewitness Kangana Ranaut was punched by Aditya Pancholi, says eyewitness
- September 13, 2017

Ask her if she ever gave an audition in her life? That is ridiculous! Usually, I don't react to such things but these two things have been really upsetting! Going by Priyanka's comment, we wonder if she took a sly dig at Kangana , who has been known to lock horns with her directors in an attempt to bring out the best in her films. (more...)
Branson shows damage on his private island hit by 'full force' Branson shows damage on his private island hit by 'full force'
- September 13, 2017

Irma was packing 160 miles per hour (260 kph) winds when it made landfall in Cuba, the first storm of that power to reach the island since 1932, and it caused major damage to tourist infrastructure including an global airport on the sandy keys popular with Europeans and Canadians. (more...)
Residents urged to shelter in place as Irma nears Residents urged to shelter in place as Irma nears
- September 13, 2017

That's because Florida's Office of Insurance Regulation told health care providers to waive time restrictions on prescription refills after the state went into a state of emergency Wednesday. He planned an evening news conference. In one of the largest U.S. evacuations, almost seven million people in the south east were warned to seek shelter elsewhere, including 6.4 million in Florida alone. (more...)
Trump Mulls More Tactical Nuclear Weapons
- September 13, 2017

It also said that U.S. would have to pay a heavy price if the sanctions proposed by the USA are imposed. Still, Trump said, "Those sanctions are nothing compared to ultimately what will have to happen". He called on North Korea to "take seriously" the will of the worldwide community to halt its nuclear and ballistic missile development. North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in a statement published on state media that if the U.S. (more...)
UN Security Council Slaps New Sanctions On North Korea
- September 13, 2017

He argued that "economic warfare works" in North Korea. "The forthcoming measures to be taken by the DPRK will cause the USA the greatest pain and suffering it had ever gone through in its entire history", the ministry said. "If China doesn't follow these sanctions, we will put additional sanctions on them and prevent them from accessing the United States and global dollar system - and that's quite meaningful", Mnuchin was quoted by Bloomberg during a conference in NY. (more...)
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to resume hearing today Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to resume hearing today
- September 13, 2017

After Jadhav was awarded the death sentence for espionage, by a Pakistani court, India challenged the verdict in the top United Nations court, accusing Pakistan of violating the Vienna Convention by failing to provide him with consular access and for being in breach of global human rights law. (more...)
Before and After Photos Show Irma's Terrible Destruction Before and After Photos Show Irma's Terrible Destruction
- September 13, 2017

More than 100 houses in a small town on Cuba's coastline were destroyed in Matanzas Province when Irma swept through the area, leaving hundreds of people homeless. Touring Saint Martin, Macron was at times jeered by people waiting for aid supplies or hoping to catch flights for France in order to escape the devastation across the island. (more...)
Miami Woman Delivers Her Own Baby At Home During Irma Miami Woman Delivers Her Own Baby At Home During Irma
- September 13, 2017

City officials warned residents of nearby buildings to stay away from windows overlooking the crane. But the horizontal arms of the tall tower cranes remained loose despite the potential danger of collapse. The city said anyone in buildings in the area facing the crane should "seek shelter" in the opposite side of the building or in a stairwell. "These tower cranes are created to withstand winds up to 145 miles per hour, not a Category 5 Hurricane", the city said in a statement last week. (more...)
Tampa school honoring Robert E. Lee engulfed in flames Tampa school honoring Robert E. Lee engulfed in flames
- September 13, 2017

Just before 7 p.m., crews responded to Robert E. Lee Elementary School on East Columbus Drive for the fire. Crowds gathered for blocks around and watched firefighters try to tamp down the blaze from afar. Hillsborough school board member Tamara Shamburger supported the effort, saying the name does not reflect the diversity of the community and is representative of a hurtful chapter of American history. (more...)
Michael Fulmer tweets message to Tigers fans following surgery Michael Fulmer tweets message to Tigers fans following surgery
- September 13, 2017

Martinez (Diamondbacks) because the team could not stay in contention. In the September 11, 2017, episode of "Talkin' Tigers", Free Press sports writers Anthony Fenech and George Sipple returns after a near two-month to talk trades, Michael Fulmer and what to look for in the final month of the season. (more...)
Oklahoma State LB Brendan Vaughn Arrested on Felony Marijuana Charges Oklahoma State LB Brendan Vaughn Arrested on Felony Marijuana Charges
- September 13, 2017

Saturday. An Oklahoma State spokesman said the school was aware of the situation and gathering information. As of now, Vaughn is still on the OSU roster. The men gave permission to the officers to search for marijuana, as did Vaughn once police spoke with him. When they searched the apartment, authorities discovered a small pile of a "green leafy substance" on a desk and a vacuum-sealed bag containing a large amount of marijuana. (more...)
Advisor Partners LLC Purchases 324 Shares of Biogen Inc. (BIIB)
- September 13, 2017

The firm has a market cap of $69.71 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.63 and a beta of 0.77. It closed at $326.33 lastly. Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW) has risen 32.11% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. More notable recent Biogen Inc (NASDAQ: BIIB ) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: " Biogen Reaches Analyst Target Price" on September 11, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Biogen's Alzheimer's Hope Tops The Sector's Most Valuable Pipeline ... (more...)
North Korea: Trump hints at unilateral action after United Nations sanctions North Korea: Trump hints at unilateral action after United Nations sanctions
- September 13, 2017

The THAAD system was deployed as a security measure amid North Korea's continuing missile and nuclear tests . Speaking to CNN reporters, North Koreans on the street appeared unconcerned about further sanctions and threats of military action from the United States . (more...)
Tools To Help You Track Tropical Storm Irma And Its Damage Tools To Help You Track Tropical Storm Irma And Its Damage
- September 13, 2017

Also, ensure that curbsides and yards are clear to allow quick fix and restoration following the storm. Secure planters and outdoor furniture. Move patio furniture inside where possible. "There are also gas shortages in south Georgia and north Florida". Hurricane force winds could be felt after that if the states track close enough to Irma's center. (more...)
Trump Downplays Military Action Against North Korea, But Says Still 'An Option' Trump Downplays Military Action Against North Korea, But Says Still 'An Option'
- September 13, 2017

Stoltenberg, during a news conference at a military base in Estonia, also called on North Korea to "abandon all nuclear and ballistic missile programs", adding that their nuclear program is in "violation of multiple UN Security Council resolutions and a major threat to the non-proliferation regime". (more...)
US Congress agrees to Trump's Harvey relief aid and debt limit increase US Congress agrees to Trump's Harvey relief aid and debt limit increase
- September 13, 2017

Many Democrats find it hard to even contemplate working with him. Mr. Trump blindsided the Republican leaders, Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Speaker Paul D. "This is an embarrassing moment for a Republican controlled Congress and a Republican controlled administration", said Sen. "Republicans must start the Tax Reform/Tax Cut legislation ASAP". (more...)
Minnesota joins other states in lawsuit to keep childhood immigrant program
- September 13, 2017

California is not among them. But the states' lawsuit says the administration still must follow federal procedural laws if it wants to end the program. Already, more than a dozen states have joined NY and Washington state's lawsuit over DACA . At issue is " temporary protected status", a provision of immigration law that allows the government to grant temporary work authorizations and protection from deportation to immigrants, including otherwise undocumented ones, from certain ... (more...)
Local Utility Crews Work to Restore Power in Florida Local Utility Crews Work to Restore Power in Florida
- September 13, 2017

More than 20,000 FPL workers and 7,000 Duke Energy workers have responded to the Central Florida area in order to fix power lines, substations and the larger plants. About 20,000 FPL employees have been working to restore service, the Naples Daily News reported . The workers, employed by other utilities companies throughout the US, started restoration work in areas where winds dropped to below 35 miles per hour and flood waters receded. (more...)
Privacy Commissioner says priority given to examination of Equifax data hack Privacy Commissioner says priority given to examination of Equifax data hack
- September 13, 2017

The CFPB has said it is investigating Equifax's data breach as well as the company's response. "I'm here to sue Equifax for their wrongdoing to millions of Americans" he said. Your credit card bills stop coming. The Equifax breach has reinvigorated calls for Congress to create national standards to ensure all companies are adequately protecting data. (more...)
Nun gets stuck in to clear Hurricane Irma debris — Chainsaw MASS-acre Nun gets stuck in to clear Hurricane Irma debris — Chainsaw MASS-acre
- September 13, 2017

Sister Margaret Ann of Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School in southwest Miami-Dade County made a decision to help out by cutting down a fallen tree in a full habit and covered by a black apron and work gloves. Additionally, downed trees cover six of the school's 40 acres, and a wall has been blown in. When it comes to neighbors helping neighbors it doesn't get much better than this. (more...)
Levine: Cubs Break Out Of Slump With Long Ball Attack Levine: Cubs Break Out Of Slump With Long Ball Attack
- September 13, 2017

In the last 15 years, only one defending World Series champion has won its division. It doesn't matter what the Cubs did in 2016. "It happened to be a home run". It was 4-1 Cubs, and they would not trail again in the game. "Hits are hits. When you can put them in the seats and get an insurance run, you know it's a good spot". (more...)
Lower House gives Commission on Human Rights P1,000 budget for 2018 Lower House gives Commission on Human Rights P1,000 budget for 2018
- September 13, 2017

Since the former mayor of Davao city became president last July , government figures show police have killed close to 3,500 "drug personalities", although activists say these are alleged drug users and suspected small-time dealers. "It can not deliver on its mandate without an appropriate budget, particularly at a time when it is confronted with allegations of massive human rights violations throughout the country, and including, but not only, in the context of the ill-advised, destructive ... (more...)

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