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Bullet Train Not A Common Man's Dream: Shiv Sena Bullet Train Not A Common Man's Dream: Shiv Sena
- September 18, 2017

One is a high-speed train, which will stop at all the ten stations on the proposed high-speed corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Moreover, the newly-appointed Railway Minister Piyush Goyal - who is also the BJP treasurer - has been specifically brought in only for this project, the Sena said, adding "as part of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's "policy of transparency". (more...)
Mamata Banerjee urges United Nations to help Rohingya Muslims Mamata Banerjee urges United Nations to help Rohingya Muslims
- September 18, 2017

They are facing challenges of food, nutrition, shelter, water and sanitation. They have been fleeing what the United Nations has now identified as a case of "ethnic cleansing" . "Back home, our chickens were kept in bigger accommodation than the ones we're living in now", he said. "It all depends on the resources the government throws at it and the resources we throw at it". (more...)
A brush with Jose, then all eyes on Maria A brush with Jose, then all eyes on Maria
- September 18, 2017

Tropical Storm Maria became a Category 1 hurricane Sunday afternoon, expected to hit the Leeward Islands Monday and become a major hurricane by the time it nears Puerto Rico. It's maximum sustained winds are 35 miles per hour. The storm was moving west-northwest at 15 miles per hour. As of Sunday evening, Maria had maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour, a category one hurricane. (more...)
Bangladesh to limit movement of Rohingya Bangladesh to limit movement of Rohingya
- September 18, 2017

He said spread of images of oppressed Rohingya on social media has evoked sympathy and helped IS lure new members. "We have no intention of going to Bangladesh". All the children, aged between six months and 15 years, will be vaccinated for rubella (measles), Cox's Bazar Civil Surgeon Abdus Salam said. Pierce said many children who fled northern Rakhine State would need some level of emotional or psychological support. (more...)
S. Korea Says an Unidentified Missile was Launched from N. Korean Capital S. Korea Says an Unidentified Missile was Launched from N. Korean Capital
- September 18, 2017

In 1950, with US forces barely hanging on to Pusan Peninsula as 100,000 North Korean troops had overrun 90 percent of South Kore, General Douglas MacArthur between audaciously used 261 vessels to land 75,000 American troops far behind enemy lines between September 15 and 23 to cut off the North Korean army. (more...)
What Are Analysts Suggestions On Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH) What Are Analysts Suggestions On Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH)
- September 18, 2017

They expect $4.34 earnings per share, down 11.07% or $0.54 from last year's $4.88 per share. It has outperformed by 31.53% the S&P500. Ascend Capital Llc decreased Platform Specialty Prods Cor (PAH) stake by 46.07% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (more...)
Bangladesh warns Myanmar after violating air space three times Bangladesh warns Myanmar after violating air space three times
- September 18, 2017

Bangladesh restricted the movement of Rohingya refugees Saturday, banning them from leaving designated areas in the country to which over 400,000 have fled from violence in neighbouring Myanmar. Officials in Washington have been careful not to undermine the weak civilian government of Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, which took office previous year, ending five decades of ruinous army rule. (more...)
Chelsea held by Arsenal in Premier League in rare 0-0 draw Chelsea held by Arsenal in Premier League in rare 0-0 draw
- September 18, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte gave his verdict of the draw, adding: "Both teams tried to win and had chances to score". Conte, who also suggested Luiz was tripped by Alexis Sanchez in the build-up to the foul, telling Sky Sports: "I don't talk about the referees, but the only thing I can say is we need to see what happened before the tackle". (more...)
United Kingdom pledges extra £25m in hurricane aid United Kingdom pledges extra £25m in hurricane aid
- September 17, 2017

So far, the United Kingdom has pledged a total of £57 million towards disaster relief, and the British public have raised a further £1.3 million on top of that sum. "Aid continues to arrive on the affected islands on a daily basis, and we'll continue to do all that is needed to get people back on their feet". "Our response was based on need alone". (more...)
Boris Johnson sets out vision of Brexit Boris Johnson sets out vision of Brexit
- September 17, 2017

The Foreign Secretary has written to Sir David Norgrove to say he is "surprised and disappointed " by the letter he received. The Foreign Secretary's 4,000 word newspaper article yesterday has been viewed as a challenge to Theresa May's leadership. (more...)
UN appeals massive help for Rohingya refugees UN appeals massive help for Rohingya refugees
- September 17, 2017

There are "clashes"-a favored media term that suggests a symmetry of forces-and an implied balance between the Rohingyas' "claim" that they're persecuted and the government's assessment that insurgents are " terrorists ". The Rohingya , described as "the world's most persecuted minority ", have been denied citizenship in Myanmar, which has effectively rendered them stateless. (more...)
Hurricane Jose could impact Northern Virginia this week
- September 17, 2017

The northwestern extent of the worst rain and wind will ultimately be determined by Jose's exact track. Rain and some tropical downpours likely move in during the day on Tuesday. Some coastal splashover is very possible. "With the new moon phase early this week, tide levels are higher than most of the rest of the month", Sosnowski said. (more...)
Heartland Express (HTLD) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.09 Heartland Express (HTLD) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.09
- September 17, 2017

It has a 34.61 P/E ratio. The company has market cap of $1.90 billion. The short-interest ratio decreased to 15.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.07% as of August 15. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Saturday, August 22 by Zacks. On Monday, December 7 the stock rating was initiated by H.C. Wainwright with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating by Needham given on Wednesday, November 11. (more...)
Apple announces price cuts for iPhones in India Apple announces price cuts for iPhones in India
- September 17, 2017

Finally Apple has come up to an explanation for it to tackle the situation. It begs the question that, given all these must-have features in the iPhone X , why would someone choose the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus instead? Moorhead expects virtually everyone interested in the new iPhone X to use an installment plan. (more...)
UK's Johnson reignites leadership speculation with Brexit plans UK's Johnson reignites leadership speculation with Brexit plans
- September 17, 2017

Home Secretary Amber Rudd wrote in the Sun on Sunday newspaper that she will publish a proposal for a security treaty with the European Union to maintain links for evidence sharing, extraditions and carrying out arrests. The intervention comes just days before the prime minister makes a major speech on Brexit in Florence, amid speculation she is prepared to announce some kind of deal on transitional trade payments. (more...)
Probe into 8 deaths at United States nursing home Probe into 8 deaths at United States nursing home
- September 17, 2017

Police said a criminal investigation is underway and they are not ruling anything out. Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday night that he directed the Agency for Health Care Administration to terminate the center as a provider for Medicaid, which provides health care for low-income individuals and families. (more...)
Georgia Tech Police Shoot & Kill Scout Schultz, a Student Wielding a Knife Georgia Tech Police Shoot & Kill Scout Schultz, a Student Wielding a Knife
- September 17, 2017

The Channel 2 Action News reported, a video clip comes out which shows the interaction between the Georgia Tech police officers and Schultz, the cellphone video has been shared by at least two students. She said her son had a 'lot of empathy for other people'. The student from Lilburn, Georgia, was studying engineering and had plans to go to grad school and eventually have a career in making biomedical devices. (more...)
Refugees from Myanmar seek global aid, safety Refugees from Myanmar seek global aid, safety
- September 17, 2017

Bangladesh and other nations have said they would raise the plight of the Muslim Rohingya at the United Nations General Assembly this coming week in NY. All the children, aged between six months and 15 years, will be vaccinated for rubella (measles), Cox's Bazar Civil Surgeon Abdus Salam said. "There are a lot of weak and malnourished children among the new arrivals", UNICEF representative in Bangladesh, Edouard Beigbeder, said in an email. (more...)
Kuwait to expel North Korea ambassador, four diplomats Kuwait to expel North Korea ambassador, four diplomats
- September 17, 2017

Kuwait will also prevent visas for North Koreans from being issued and suspend all trade flights with Pyongyang. The measures follow a visit less than two weeks ago by Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah to Washington. A 2015 United Nations report suggested that the more than 50,000 North Koreans working overseas earned Pyongyang between $1.2 billion and $2.3 billion a year. (more...)
Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea
- September 17, 2017

And there's little sign that talks involving the U.S., North Korea and other interested countries can be arranged amid the nearly weekly barrage of weapons tests and threats, let alone stop the North's determined nuclear march. A new set of United Nations sanctions that even Trump declared a "small step", extensive talks and a rhetorical two-step that leaves them where they have been for years. (more...)
Lahore: NA-120, by-election polling time ends Lahore: NA-120, by-election polling time ends
- September 17, 2017

To a question whether Nawaz Sharif would show up on Tuesday regarding references filed by accountability watchdog, Abbasi replied that his lawyers were representing him and the bureau could call the former prime minister if deemed it necessary. (more...)
Worker injured after falling from Ferris wheel Worker injured after falling from Ferris wheel
- September 17, 2017

A fair employee sprung into action to help them, but while trying to adjust the carriage back into place, lost his balance and fell, prompting screams from the crowd watching below. On Friday evening, the Ferris Wheel ride had to be temporarily shut down after one of the ride's gondola cars began to tilt out of its normal position. (more...)
Five dead in Florida nursing home Five dead in Florida nursing home
- September 17, 2017

In response to Defede's report , FPL released a statement that said the facility was supposed to have an operational generator. "The initial investigation has determined that the facility's air conditioning system was not fully functional". (more...)
Dybala scores 50th Juventus goal on his 100th appearance Dybala scores 50th Juventus goal on his 100th appearance
- September 17, 2017

All three of his goals Sunday were impressive. The 23-year-old Argentina star helped his side maintain its 100 per cent start this season, topping the Serie A after the fourth straight win at Sassuolo's Mapei Stadium, reports Efe. Mertens doubled his tally from the spot in the 65th after Emanuele Giaccherini was tripped by Raman Chibsah and the Belgium worldwide converted another penalty late on following Gaetano Letizia's foul on Adam Ounas. (more...)
Stretch Of Northbound 5 Freeway Near Boyle Heights Closed Following Police Shooting Stretch Of Northbound 5 Freeway Near Boyle Heights Closed Following Police Shooting
- September 17, 2017

Patrol Officer Elizabeth Kravig tells KPCC that the department received calls late Saturday night about a pedestrian walking along the 5 freeway, just north of the 10 interchange. Investigators found a knife at the scene, but were still working to determine how the suspect used it, he said. The northbound 5 freeway between the 10 freeway and Broadway in Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights are now closed for police activity. (more...)
Belgrade Pride: Serbia will respects the rights of all citizens Belgrade Pride: Serbia will respects the rights of all citizens
- September 17, 2017

The prime minister of Serbia has become the first head of government in a Balkan country to take part in a gay pride march. Seven years ago, more than 100 people, mostly police, were injured when a group of anti-gay protesters attacked the rally in Belgrade . (more...)
Monroe County opens to Marathon for residents, business owners Monroe County opens to Marathon for residents, business owners
- September 17, 2017

Monroe County is now open to Marathon at Mile Marker 47, just north of the 7 Mile Bridge. Entry will be limited to residents, business owners, disaster workers and supply vehicles in that area, as well. Monroe County Mayor George Neugent said during a news conference Saturday that electricity, sewer and water are intermittent and warned those returning to bring their own supplies. (more...)
United Nations envoy slams North Korea's 'reckless' behavior
- September 17, 2017

The UNSC referred to the latest launch as a "manifest violation" of Security Council resolutions that comes less than two weeks after the DPRK conducted a test of a nuclear device on September 3, and only three days after the Security Council unanimously adopted fresh sanctions against the country. (more...)
Killings Of Two Black Men In Baton Rouge Likely Racially Motivated Killings Of Two Black Men In Baton Rouge Likely Racially Motivated
- September 17, 2017

Authorities do not yet have enough evidence to charge him with murder, Baton Rouge Sgt. L'Jean McKneely told The Associated Press . BRPD says 23-year-old Kenneth Gleason, of Baton Rouge, was questioned at-length about both shootings and was not charged in connection to either. (more...)
No Place For Diarmuid Connolly In Dublin All-Ireland Team No Place For Diarmuid Connolly In Dublin All-Ireland Team
- September 17, 2017

So many new records were set on this most historic afternoon for a magnificent bunch of players and under a brilliant leader, Jim Gavin, who now joins a corps d'elite of football bosses who have won four or more All-Ireland titles. In addition, the fact that a large cohort of both panels studied and played football together at Dublin City University, adds an extra layer of familiarity between the teams. (more...)

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