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Radioactive gas found after North's nuke test
- September 14, 2017

A day after the bomb was tested, analysts claimed it was seven times bigger and more powerful than the atomic bomb that the US dropped on Japan's Hiroshima near the end of the World War II, the razed the entire city and killed hundreds of thousands of civilians. (more...)
Turkey warns Iraqi Kurdish referendum move will have a cost Turkey warns Iraqi Kurdish referendum move will have a cost
- September 14, 2017

They fear it will plunge Iraq and the wider region into even greater instability just as a coalition of forces is on the brink of reclaiming most Islamic State-held territory. It described the Iraqi Kurdish leadership's "increasingly emotional statements" in favor of independence as "alarming". Only Israel openly supports the referendum and independence of the KRG. (more...)
Loyalists complain to Kodagu police Loyalists complain to Kodagu police
- September 14, 2017

Dinakaran, who was earlier reluctant to topple the government, purportedly fearing a backlash since it was elected under late J Jayalalithaa , hinted that he was ready to bring it down. We will fight against them in the elections", he said. AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to sidelined leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran, who have been camping at a resort in Kodagu over the past week, have complained to the local police that they were harassed by a team of police personnel from Tamil Nadu who visited the ... (more...)
Aircel Maxis case: Karti Chidambaram summoned by CBI on Thursday Aircel Maxis case: Karti Chidambaram summoned by CBI on Thursday
- September 14, 2017

The CBI is already probing Karti's role in another case related to the alleged misuse of foreign investments by INX Media. Karti has accused the CBI of hatching a conspiracy against him and has alleged that investigation agency was nailing him because of its frustration arising out of its inability to prove anything against him and his father in connection with the matter. (more...)
Missouri Senate censures senator for Trump Facebook comment Missouri Senate censures senator for Trump Facebook comment
- September 14, 2017

In August, Love shared an article on Facebook about a vandalized Confederate statue with the added comment, "This is totally against the law". State senators, in Jefferson City for a special legislative session, could not reach the required two-thirds vote to expel Chappelle-Nadal. (more...)
Spicer, Kimmel talk facts, Trump, inauguration crowd Spicer, Kimmel talk facts, Trump, inauguration crowd
- September 14, 2017

Case in point, when Kimmel brought up Spicer's infamous first press conference, in which he obviously fibbed about Trump's Inauguration crowd size at the president's behest, the man admitted no wrongdoing and said, "I think in all seriousness that, whether you voted for him or not, the president won the election, he faced a lot of headwinds and I think there was a faction of people out there that didn't want to give him the credit he deserved". (more...)
UP: 19 drown after boat carrying 60 people capsizes in Yamuna UP: 19 drown after boat carrying 60 people capsizes in Yamuna
- September 14, 2017

Twelve people have been rescued. According to news agency ANI , in the morning, the boat was carrying over 60 people, when it capsized suddenly leading to the mishap. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the next of the kin of the deceased. Another similar incident was reported from Bihar's Maranchi district where over six people of the same family drowned in river Ganga. (more...)
Suu Kyi to address ethnic violence in Myanmar Suu Kyi to address ethnic violence in Myanmar
- September 14, 2017

Suu Kyi once lived under house arrest imposed by the military junta that ruled her country. The UN's human rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, has described the situation in Rakhine as a " textbook example of ethnic cleansing ", and human-rights groups have criticized the security council for its inaction. (more...)
Myanmar faces mounting pressure over Rohingya refugee exodus Myanmar faces mounting pressure over Rohingya refugee exodus
- September 14, 2017

Violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 25 when the country's security forces launched an operation against the Rohingya Muslim community. "The government of Myanmar shall be made to taste what our Muslim brothers have tasted". Bangladeshi border guards block people from crossing. Bangladesh is the worst affected by the influx of Rohingya refugees and it wants that worldwide community including India to intervene in the matter so that the crisis is effectively resolved. (more...)
Greens: te reo Māori in all schools by 2030 Greens: te reo Māori in all schools by 2030
- September 14, 2017

Today around 50 whānau members honoured those involved, holding photographs taken from the original hīkoi. At the announcement on Thursday, Green spokesperson for Māori development Marama Davidson said her parents delivered the petition calling for te reo Māori in schools to Parliament 45 years ago. (more...)
Toshiba focuses on Bain for chip sale Toshiba focuses on Bain for chip sale
- September 14, 2017

The Bain group's latest offer is worth 2.4 trillion yen ($22 billion), including a 200 billion yen investment in infrastructure, they said, declining to be identified as the talks were private. A Bain representative wasn't immediately available for comment, and SK Hynix would not comment. " Toshiba regrets that Western Digital persistently overstates its limited consent rights in public statements", the Japanese company said in a statement , referring to the US firm's claim that its ... (more...)
Internal Investigation Launched Into Two SLC Police Officers After Viral Video Internal Investigation Launched Into Two SLC Police Officers After Viral Video
- September 14, 2017

The incident, involving nurse Alex Wubbels, was recorded on a body camera. Prosecutors have also opened a criminal investigation. Those policies include conduct unbecoming by a police employee, courtesy in public context, policy regarding arrests, misdemeanor citations, situations requiring a report, law enforcement code of ethics and city policy regarding standards of conduct for employees, the mayor said. (more...)
Sprinkler systems in only two per cent of council tower blocks Sprinkler systems in only two per cent of council tower blocks
- September 14, 2017

If that isn't one of the recommendations [of the inquiry] then I will be so very disappointed'. Mr Healey urged Mr Javid to fund retrofitting sprinkler systems in light of the research. A KCTMO spokesman confirmed to The Guardian Mr Black was receiving a full-time salary for his role assisting the inquiry. Flora Neda, a 23rd-floor resident and disabled mother was eventually carried to safety by her son when the blaze broke out on June 14. (more...)
Dems probe whether Flynn promoted nuclear reactor project Dems probe whether Flynn promoted nuclear reactor project
- September 14, 2017

It was not immediately clear what prompted the latest request from the congressional panel, which previously subpoenaed Flynn in May for documents related to his communications with Russian operatives between 2015 and 2017 as part of its investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia . (more...)
Spain summons Catalan mayors over vote Spain summons Catalan mayors over vote
- September 14, 2017

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appealed to Catalans to ignore calls from independence supporters to turn out to vote. Catalonia's pro-separatist government is preparing for its most serious attempt at independence in recent years after calling a binding referendum vote for October 1. (more...)
Gas remains scarce in Florida as Irma moves north Gas remains scarce in Florida as Irma moves north
- September 14, 2017

On Islamorada Key, one of just three islands where authorities allowed people to return on Tuesday, the aluminium walls of trailer homes had been ripped open by the storm. CNBC reports further word from Long, who said , "Basically every house in the Keys was impacted". The Keys are linked by 42 bridges that have to be checked for safety before motorists can be allowed on the farther islands, officials said. (more...)
AMBER Alert cancelled after 3-month-old found safe AMBER Alert cancelled after 3-month-old found safe
- September 14, 2017

Thanks for the RTs! AMBER ALERT issued for 3-mo old Russell Roysden. The TN Bureau of Investigaiton (TBI) has issued a statewide AMBER Alert for a 3-month-old boy from Wartburg, TN. Officials do not know what Roysden was wearing, or which direction he may be traveling. An arrest warrant for kidnapping has been issued for him. If you have any information about their whereabouts, you are urged to contact Tennessee Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-TBI-FIND. (more...)
Social media obsession turns deadly in Tragedy Girls trailer Social media obsession turns deadly in Tragedy Girls trailer
- September 14, 2017

It's like murderous black comedy of Heathers met the biting social media satire of Ingrid Meets West , with the rah rah girl power of Sweet Vicious - though without any of the righteous morals of the latter. In their pursuit of a local serial killer, they realize that the best way to get traffic to their account is to continue the killer's work. As the @TragedyGirls become an overnight sensation and panic grips their small town, can their friendship survive the strain of national ... (more...)
Deadly overdose leads to two arrests in Wyoming County
- September 14, 2017

The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment and was revised, police sources said. At about 5:23 a.m. September 7, Wyoming County 911 dispatched troopers to Wyoming Road in the Town of Covington to attend to an unresponsive male. Two people from Wyoming County were accused of child endangerment. The New York State Police called in the Wyoming County Child Protective Services, Animal Control and Building and Codes to also help out with his case. (more...)
Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Fox Factory Holding Corp. (FOXF) to Hold
- September 14, 2017

Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 36,410 shares in the company, valued at $1,379,574.90. Fox Factory Holding Corp (NASDAQ: FOXF ) institutional sentiment decreased to 2.44 in 2016 Q4. 06/29/2017 - Fox Factory Holding Corp. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at D.A. Davidson. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, June 1 by CL King. (more...)
Gun stolen from cop's personal auto used in gang-related murder
- September 14, 2017

Police union President Martin Halloran says the officer is a decorated veteran who didn't know the gun had been stolen until after the killing, and was "devastated" to hear how it had been used. Police said they believe the three suspects in the case were also responsible for several robberies that occurred in the Mission District between August 13 and August 15, as well as an aggravated assault that occurred around 2:17 a.m. (more...)
Elderly woman's purse snatched at Burbank grocery store Elderly woman's purse snatched at Burbank grocery store
- September 14, 2017

The victim was shopping at a Ralphs at 2600 W. Victory Blvd.at around 10:45 a.m. when the theft occurred. She is believed to have fled the store in an older white four-door Lexus GS sedan with chrome rims, driven by an accomplice. Derek Green. Police described the suspect as an African American female, 20-30 years old, about 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing about 110-130 pounds, with brown hair in a ponytail. (more...)
Nazioni Unite infliggono nuove sanzioni alla Corea del Nord
- September 14, 2017

La Cina ha detto sì all'inasprimento delle sanzioni contro la Corea del Nord , il suo alleato nella regione. La pace è, come affermava Martin Lutero, più importante di ogni giustizia; e la pace non fu fatta per amore della giustizia, ma la giustizia per amor della pace. (more...)
Alabama Mother Arrested For Torturing Son With Scorching Hot Spoon Alabama Mother Arrested For Torturing Son With Scorching Hot Spoon
- September 14, 2017

According to reports, Cortes was attempting to discipline her child Friday, Sept. 8th, when she placed a spoon on the eye of her stove. When Cortes kept her son home from school on Monday morning, school faculty chose to follow up on a tip that something sinister was going on at the home. (more...)
Attorney Resigns After Wishing on Twitter that DeVos Would Get Sexually Assaulted Attorney Resigns After Wishing on Twitter that DeVos Would Get Sexually Assaulted
- September 14, 2017

He has since removed his Facebook and Twitter accounts. In yet another reversal of civil rights policy established under the Obama administration, on September 7, 2017, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her plan to review and replace the Department of Education's 2011 " Dear Colleague " letter, which detailed how K-12 schools and higher education institutions must handle allegations of sexual misconduct. (more...)
Callon Petroleum's Series A Preferred Stock Shares Cross 9.5% Yield Mark
- September 14, 2017

The stock increased 0.23% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $87.27. The shares price has directed -32.69% toward a lower level throughout a year ago and swapped -3.53% toward a weak spot during past one month. Point72 Asset Limited Partnership holds 807,900 shares. Pioneer Investment holds 1.17% or 3.20M shares in its portfolio. Maple Capital has 5,629 shares. (more...)
Huckabee Sanders Blasts Clinton's Excuses for Losing — BEASTMODE
- September 14, 2017

Speaking to " 60 Minutes " on CBS, Steve Bannon called the Comey decision the worst mistake in "modern political history". Whether he is or not, I think that everybody knows exactly where the President stands on that issue. "The memos that Comey leaked were created on a Federal Bureau of Investigation computer while he was the director", Sanders said during Wednesday's briefing. (more...)
Top UK Officials Believe Iran Helped North Korea Advance its Nuke Program Top UK Officials Believe Iran Helped North Korea Advance its Nuke Program
- September 14, 2017

The reverse, Iran helping North Korea's nuclear program, has also been long discussed in academic and intelligence literature, especially regarding Iran providing funds to the cash-strapped North, but has less often burst into media headlines. (more...)
The Entire Point of Hillary Clinton's New Publicity Tour The Entire Point of Hillary Clinton's New Publicity Tour
- September 14, 2017

Ultimately, it was "a mistake", she said . Clinton stayed silent for a week after Schmidt broke the news. But she dare not talk about that, lest she be seen as boo-hooing about unfair treatment by the press. "Bernie was outraged about everything - he thundered on at every event about the sins of 'the millionaires and billionaires, '" she writes. In her new book, What Happened , Clinton analyzes the factors that she believes led to the outcome of the election, including Russian ... (more...)
Hillary Clinton signs copies of new book at NYC bookstore Hillary Clinton signs copies of new book at NYC bookstore
- September 14, 2017

She dismissed criticism that her book is living in the past or resurfacing old wounds, making the point that some of the issues that came up in the 2016 election will continue to come up. "We were here late last night and someone tweeted a picture of us sleeping outside and her staff sent us a pizza", Paloma told reporters. But she also takes responsibility for her shock loss, acknowledging an "aching sense that I let everyone down" as she prepares to embark on a 15-city tour to ... (more...)

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