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Trump Says Tougher Steps Needed on North Korea After New UN Sanctions
- September 14, 2017

Out of consideration for Chinese concerns that North Korea might not make payments, North Korea would send payments to the account in advance, and China could withdraw the money when the cargo was delivered. China and Russian Federation do not hide their concern about the U.S. army's deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system in South Korea , which they view as contributing to the escalation of military tension on the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
The Dreamers deserve compassion -- and a legislative compromise — Michael Gerson column The Dreamers deserve compassion -- and a legislative compromise — Michael Gerson column
- September 14, 2017

By 2019, DACA recipients (known as DREAMers , a name that comes from a 2001 bipartisan legislation that aimed to lay path for their citizenship) will start to lose their protections, paving the way for deportations. Ironically, the main argument for that line of legal challenge comes from the former biggest threat to DACA: Texas District Judge Andrew Hanen. Another study by CAP found that a repeal could cost about 700,000 DACA recipients their jobs and employers $6.3 billion ... (more...)
Pay cap is scrapped for public sector workers Pay cap is scrapped for public sector workers
- September 14, 2017

The seven-year public sector pay cap is to be scrapped from next year, with ministers given "flexibility" to breach the long-standing limit of 1% on rises. Public sector workers, including police officers, nurses and teachers, had their pay frozen for two years the Conservative-Liberal Democrat came into power in 2011, and increases have been limited to one per cent a year ever since. (more...)
Missing Howard County Teacher Found Dead Missing Howard County Teacher Found Dead
- September 14, 2017

Laura Wallen, 31, last contacted her family on September 4 via text message. Wallen was four months pregnant, and her family said she was excited about it and posted her sonogram on her refrigerator. Her father as well as the father of her unborn child made a plea for her safe return. "She is still alive somewhere and our family would like to offer a reward of $25,000 ... (more...)
Motel 6 is apparently calling ICE on undocumented guests Motel 6 is apparently calling ICE on undocumented guests
- September 14, 2017

This happens, reportedly, at the touch of a button that pushes all relevant information to ICE. "If they're given consent, then they can come in". And to somehow make this story even worse, one immigration attorney (whose client is now being detained by ICE and has spoken to others in the same situation) has heard an unsettling rumor involving alleged compensation for these Motel 6 reports: "They have heard (no telling how valid the info is) that ICE is paying $200 per person for the ... (more...)
Erdogan refutes western concerns over Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 missiles Erdogan refutes western concerns over Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 missiles
- September 14, 2017

The United States is displeased with Ankara's decision to buy Russian S-400 missile systems, Pentagon spokesman Johnny Michael said on September 12 while commenting on reports that Turkey has already paid Russia a deposit for the S-400. "The United States and Turkey enjoy a strong and lasting defense, trade and military relationship, and Turkey continues to pursue anti-missile systems from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, including the United States, Long-term defense ". (more...)
Amnesty International urges government to ban pellet guns Amnesty International urges government to ban pellet guns
- September 14, 2017

While releasing the report, Amnesty India's Executive Director Aakar Patel called on the central and State governments to immediately stop the use of pellet-firing shotguns and ensure that the use of all other weapons is in line with global human rights standards on use of force. (more...)
Firing across LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch after Pakistan violates ceasefire Firing across LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch after Pakistan violates ceasefire
- September 14, 2017

According to officials after the firing the injured personnel were shifted to Army hospital at Poonch for advanced treatment. In the second ceasefire violation of the day, Pakistan Rangers opened heavy fire and shot few mortars in Pargwal sector along the International Border in Akhnoor area of Jammu district around 3.45 pm. (more...)
Ireland are getting two new direct flights to Canada Ireland are getting two new direct flights to Canada
- September 14, 2017

Air Canada is also resuming its seasonal Vancouver-Dublin nonstop service in summer 2018 on an expanded basis, with up to five flights weekly between the two cities. All three services will offer economy and business class seats. The new routes are a part of an expansion of the Irish services. There is also a strong corporate connection between the two countries. (more...)
Mystery as monster sea creature washes up on beach after Hurricane Harvey Mystery as monster sea creature washes up on beach after Hurricane Harvey
- September 14, 2017

Ms Desai, who was at the beach assessing the damage from the hurricane, told the BBC: "It was completely unexpected, it's not something that you'd typically see on a beach". "So I put the photos out there and the guesses started coming in". She's excited by the coverage, but says there's no reason for people to be scared of the eel. (more...)
Athletics Announce Plans for Site of New Stadium in Oakland
- September 14, 2017

Team president Dave Kaval and the A's have made good on their promise to announce their future home before the end of the calendar year. Before they are able to move forward on plans to build a 35,000-seat stadium, the A's will have to work out a deal with the Peralta Community College District, the owners of the land. (more...)
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) Closed 6.4% Above Its 50 Day Average Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) Closed 6.4% Above Its 50 Day Average
- September 14, 2017

Aimz Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability, California-based fund reported 40,456 shares. Victory Cap Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 0% or 16,392 shares. Breaking that down further, it has performed 6.41% for the week, 7.88% for the month, 6.81% over the last quarter, 6.58% for the past half-year and 10.37% for this a year ago. (more...)
Trump Blocks China-Backed Bid to Buy US Chip Maker Trump Blocks China-Backed Bid to Buy US Chip Maker
- September 14, 2017

Lattice and Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, a private-equity firm with ties to a fund owned by the Chinese government, agreed on a $1.3 billion acquisition deal last November , but deals involving foreign investors are automatically reviewed by regulators. (more...)
Compass Minerals International Inc
- September 14, 2017

Compass Minerals International, Inc. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC now owns 2,414 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $164,000 after acquiring an additional 510 shares during the last quarter. Therefore 85% are positive. Nike Inc. had 172 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:CMP) rating on Monday, December 21. (more...)
Student murder: Ryan International moves SC for transfer of case outside Haryana Student murder: Ryan International moves SC for transfer of case outside Haryana
- September 14, 2017

A witness on Tuesday cast doubts on the police's premise that detained bus conductor Ashok Kumar is responsible for the boy's death. As per the recreated crime scene by the police, the child's back was towards the accused conductor, and because of this a very small amount of blood spilled on his clothes. (more...)
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) Shares Sold by Neuberger Berman Group LLC Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) Shares Sold by Neuberger Berman Group LLC
- September 14, 2017

Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Dunkin' Brands Group by 11.9% in the 2nd quarter. It has outperformed by 10.59% the S&P500. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . The big banks are holding 96.20% of the shares while company insiders are clinging to 0.10%. Dunkin' Brands Group (NASDAQ DNKN) opened at 51.33 on Wednesday. (more...)
Turkey Signs Deal To Buy Russian S-400 Missiles Turkey Signs Deal To Buy Russian S-400 Missiles
- September 14, 2017

Turkey concluded a deal with Russian Federation to buy its S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish and Russian Federation media confirmed on Tuesday. What are we supposed to do? The process will continue by the transfer of a credit from Russian Federation to us. (more...)
Marines Injured During Training Accident At Camp Pendleton Marines Injured During Training Accident At Camp Pendleton
- September 14, 2017

Paul Gainey, a spokesman for the division. The incident injured 15 Marines from 1st Marine Division; all are being treated for their injuries. He had no information on their condition, the seriousness of their injuries or whether any suffered burns. (more...)
3 customs officers arrested at Newark airport 3 customs officers arrested at Newark airport
- September 14, 2017

Fitzpatrick announced in a press release. "The defendants, who were members of a unit responsible for identifying risky contraband and threats to national security, allegedly subjected their own colleagues to senseless physical abuse, all while on duty at Newark Liberty International Airport", acting U.S. (more...)
Cowen and Company Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)
- September 14, 2017

As per Thursday, December 3, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, February 27 by Wedbush. Moreover, Deltec Asset Mngmt Ltd Co has 0.4% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Canada Pension Plan Inv Board reported 208,441 shares. (more...)
UK Foreign Secretary to visit Irma-battered Caribbean islands UK Foreign Secretary to visit Irma-battered Caribbean islands
- September 14, 2017

Element has already claimed the lives of over 30 people. Since the storm passed through the region, killing 24 people in Anguilla , Barbuda , the British Virgin Islands , St. It's going to take a generation to come back from this". The category-5 storm directly hit the small island in the eastern Caribbean on September 6. "I have witnessed hurricanes before", she says. (more...)
Irma: the devastation after the storm Irma: the devastation after the storm
- September 14, 2017

There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect. Elsewhere in the Caribbean, 26 deaths have been attributed to Irma . While Britain's government drew fi erce criticism for its inadequate preparation for Irma's assaults on British possessions and former colonies, Cuba despatched 750 medical personnel to Antigua & Barbuda , St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, Bahamas, Dominica and Haiti, confirming the socialist island's internationalist credentials. (more...)
LAUSD President, Cousin Charged For Reimbursing Nearly $25K To Campaign Donors LAUSD President, Cousin Charged For Reimbursing Nearly $25K To Campaign Donors
- September 14, 2017

Rodriguez was first elected to represent much of Los Angeles' east side, as well as cities including Huntington Park and South Los Angeles, in 2015. If convicted on the felony counts, Rodriguez faces a possible maximum sentence of four years and four months in jail, Melendrez faces up to three years in jail. (more...)
College Park Will Allow Non-Citizens To Vote In City Elections College Park Will Allow Non-Citizens To Vote In City Elections
- September 14, 2017

Chicago and San Francisco also offer limited non-citizen voting . "Although you come up here and you say that there are hundreds of citizens and residents of College Park that are for this charter, I can tell you that there are thousands against it", said Beth Debrosky, who is against non-citizen voting. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: I Would Have Won If Not for Comey Hillary Clinton: I Would Have Won If Not for Comey
- September 14, 2017

The former Democratic nominee blames the fired FBI director - who she describes as "rash" in her book - for mishandling the investigation into her use of a private email server. "It stopped my momentum, it drove voters from me", Clinton said. Clinton said after President Obama's rough presidential debate against Romney in 2012, she "tried to cheer him up" with a photoshopped image of Big Bird strapped to the top of the Romney wagon, which reference Romney's plan to cut PBS funding. (more...)
Nenshi responds to Flames ending arena talks; calls City offer reasonable Nenshi responds to Flames ending arena talks; calls City offer reasonable
- September 14, 2017

After cost concerns over that project arose, discussions eventually shifted to constructing a new venue in Victoria Park, though the Flames and the city have been unable to come to terms on an agreement. Nenshi, who seeks a third term, has at times downplayed the economic benefit of a new arena, which created tension between the National Hockey League team and the mayor. (more...)
Cardinals lose star RB David Johnson to dislocated wrist Cardinals lose star RB David Johnson to dislocated wrist
- September 14, 2017

Although the Cardinals didn't say anything about the surgery, placing him on IR would seem to confirm the report. Under NFL rules, David Johnson would be eligible to come off IR in eight weeks, which coincides with the Cardinals' bye. Chris Johnson , who missed almost all of last season with a knee injury, rushed for 814 yards for Arizona two years ago. He rushed for 10,009 yards with the Oilers/Titans and another 432 in his one season with the Dallas Cowboys. (more...)
FEMA Nominee Drops Out After False Records Questions FEMA Nominee Drops Out After False Records Questions
- September 14, 2017

Craig, who was never charged and has maintained his innocence, told NBC some information in the report was wrong and was the result of "poor" investigating. He also said he made the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, which had been conducting the hearing into his nomination, aware of the investigation. (more...)
'Racist Anthem' Spray-Painted On Baltimore Francis Scott Key Statue 'Racist Anthem' Spray-Painted On Baltimore Francis Scott Key Statue
- September 14, 2017

Mayor Catherine Pugh said she was disappointed by the vandalism and that the city had no plans to remove the monument from Eutaw Place, where it was erected in 1911. Many historians have not read Key's "slave" verse as a glorification of slavery, but rather have pointed to numerous alternate interpretations, including one stemming from the British practice of kidnapping sailors and forcing them into duty. (more...)
Qatari Emir al-Thani to visit Ankara, meet Erdoğan Qatari Emir al-Thani to visit Ankara, meet Erdoğan
- September 14, 2017

Qatar denies the charges and says the economic boycott aims at neutering an independent foreign policy it says promotes peaceful regional reform and fighting terrorism. Since the inter-Arab diplomatic rift began in June, Ankara has been trying to play a role as a mediator between Qatar and the Gulf countries. He said that the siege countries failed to provide any real evidence based on solid foundations for their allegations that the State of Qatar supports terrorism, and failed as well to ... (more...)

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