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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...)
New Zealand MP denies spying for China New Zealand MP denies spying for China
- September 13, 2017

Mr Bill English, the leader of the National party, said he had always been aware that Dr Yang was involved in military intelligence when he lived in China, The New Zealand Herald reported. New Zealanders should be very concerned that a principal National Party fundraiser and a list MP, highly placed inside the party, was a member of the Chinese intelligence service. (more...)
Hurricane Irma's trail of destruction in Cuba leaves 10 dead Hurricane Irma's trail of destruction in Cuba leaves 10 dead
- September 13, 2017

However, the effect of the storm's devastation in the Caribbean is coming into clearer focus as Cuba has reported at least ten people dead , mostly due to collapsed buildings when the then-Category 5 hurricane barreled into the island nation. (more...)
Stalin moves court seeking floor test Stalin moves court seeking floor test
- September 13, 2017

According to the petitioner, at present, at least 21 AIADMK MLAs and 98 DMK MLAs and its alliance have expressed their unequivocal no-confidence in the Palaniswamy ministry. He demanded an order for Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, seeking a vote of confidence and resolves the political crisis in the state. "We will definitely bring in a no-confidence motion on behalf of the DMK", he added. (more...)
Kim fetes nuclear scientists, holds celebration bash Kim fetes nuclear scientists, holds celebration bash
- September 13, 2017

The resolution asks countries around the world to inspect ships going in and out of North Korea's ports (a provision authorized by the Security Council in 2009) but does not authorize the use of force for ships that do not comply, as the Trump administration had originally proposed. (more...)
N.Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions N.Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions
- September 13, 2017

Trump noted the 15-0 United Nations vote during a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak , but said they are "just another very small step, not a big deal" and suggested that he doesn't know "if it has any impact". US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told a conference earlier on Tuesday that if China did not follow through on the new sanctions, "we will put additional sanctions on them and prevent them from accessing the US and global dollar system". (more...)
Egypt: UN chief condemns terrorist attack in northern Sinai Egypt: UN chief condemns terrorist attack in northern Sinai
- September 13, 2017

The explosion was followed by shooting by militants who emerged from the desert area along the sides of the road and began shooting at security forces, The New Arab reports. A militant Islamic State (IS) group affiliate based in North Sinai has killed hundreds of soldiers and police in attacks since the military in 2013 ousted president Mohamed Morsi. (more...)
Duterte's congress assigns just $20 to Philippines human rights commission Duterte's congress assigns just $20 to Philippines human rights commission
- September 13, 2017

The police reject that and say they kill only in self-defence. "Why should you get budget from the government?" The budget cut now needs to be passed by the Senate, which is dominated by Duterte loyalists, before being sent to the president for a signature. (more...)
Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees
- September 13, 2017

Reminders of the unusual arrangement - some amusing and some poignantly underscoring the intersection between baseball and real life - were present. NY is 78-65 overall this season and 38-38 on the road, while Tampa Bay is 71-74 and 36-35 at home. (more...)
At least 270000 Rohingya flee Myanmar violence in 2 weeks, United Nations says At least 270000 Rohingya flee Myanmar violence in 2 weeks, United Nations says
- September 13, 2017

Those attacks led to a sweeping military counter-offensive by Myanmar security forces. A rights group said satellite images showed about 450 buildings had been burned down in a Myanmar border town largely inhabited by Rohingya, as part of what the Muslim minority refugees say is a concerted effort to expel them. (more...)
NH Officials To Assist Probe Into Alleged Attempted Hanging Of Biracial Boy NH Officials To Assist Probe Into Alleged Attempted Hanging Of Biracial Boy
- September 13, 2017

Injuries to an 8-year-old boy after an alleged attack in New Hampshire. Disturbing images have surfaced of a young boy with his neck covered in rope burns. Police are releasing few details, since everyone involved is 14 years old or younger. Slattery also says none of the teenagers attempted to help her grandson down, and the boy swung back and forth from the tree three times before he was able to get himself free. (more...)
North Korea threatens severe consequences over new sanctions North Korea threatens severe consequences over new sanctions
- September 13, 2017

The resolution follows other sanctions passed a month ago banning exports of coal, lead and seafood which are to yet be implemented. U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley said Monday at the United Nations the tough new measures were a message to Pyongyang that "the world will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea". (more...)

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