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European Parliament's top Brexit link to meet Northern Ireland leaders European Parliament's top Brexit link to meet Northern Ireland leaders
- September 21, 2017

Arlene Foster, leader of Northern Ireland's biggest party, the DUP, which supported Brexit, said that she had reiterated her commitment to delivering a "seamless land border with the Irish Republic" and welcomed Mr Verhofstadt's visit as "further reflection of this widespread desire to give our specific circumstances clear priority". (more...)
Afghan president welcomes plans for more U.S. troops Afghan president welcomes plans for more U.S. troops
- September 21, 2017

Trump said at the UN General Assembly that the nuclear agreement reached by his country and others with Iran in 2015 was an "embarrassment" that his government may abandon if it suspected that "it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear programme". (more...)
Huge natural disaster rocks island near Australia Huge natural disaster rocks island near Australia
- September 21, 2017

The 6.4 magnitude quake struck Vanuatu on Thursday. Erromango has a population of just under 2000 people. In a post on Wednesday evening , the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected. The island country sits directly on top of the "Ring of Fire", a place where tectonic plates collide and move causing nearly 90 per cent of the world's earthquakes. (more...)
Sashastra Seema Bal jawan dies in terrorist attack in J&K's Banihal Sashastra Seema Bal jawan dies in terrorist attack in J&K's Banihal
- September 21, 2017

The injured jawan was admitted to a local hospital. South Asia's second largest tunnel. An official said that two SSB men were killed and another injured in the firing incident that took place at 7:10 pm near the navayug Engineering Base camp. (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi's violence condemnation 'untruths and victim-blaming' Aung San Suu Kyi's violence condemnation 'untruths and victim-blaming'
- September 21, 2017

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is defending her country against worldwide criticism over an exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims by saying most of their villages remain intact, and that it's important to understand why conflict did not break out everywhere. (more...)
Kansas shooting suspect asked for victim by name Kansas shooting suspect asked for victim by name
- September 21, 2017

Wirths, of Wichita, was booked into jail on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and was being held without bond. Officers found the suspect and arrested him without incident near the intersection of 31 North and Arkansas. Earlier in the morning, state agents and sheriff's deputies conducted a revenue investigation of a 51-year-old man at a residence in the north part of Wichita. (more...)
Donald Trump accused of 'hate speech' in United Nations address Donald Trump accused of 'hate speech' in United Nations address
- September 21, 2017

The president said that in the United States, "the people rule". "We can not let a murderous regime continue these destabilising activities while building risky missiles, and we can not abide by an agreement if it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear program", Trump said . (more...)
Apple Says Face ID Can Be Disabled In Emergency Situations Apple Says Face ID Can Be Disabled In Emergency Situations
- September 21, 2017

Apple unveiled the iPhone X on September 12, 2017, alongside iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. You should also be able to pick up the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus from a range of Australian retailers including Kogan, Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi. The feature has replaced TouchID which allowed up to five users to add their fingerprints to unlock the phone. In the case of bigger variant, the iPhone 8 Plus , it will have a 2,675mAh battery, compared to the iPhone 7 Plus' 2,900mAh battery, reports ... (more...)
Iran-made drone shot down Iran-made drone shot down
- September 21, 2017

Israel launched a Patriot missile at a drone that almost infiltrated from Syria into Israeli territory over the Golan Heights, according to the IDF. He has repeatedly warned that Israel will not accept a military presence by Iran or any of its Shiite allies in the Syrian border area near Israel. (more...)
Jose's tropical force winds to hit NE, Long Island, Cape Cod Jose's tropical force winds to hit NE, Long Island, Cape Cod
- September 21, 2017

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Eastern and Southern Plymouth County. The greatest impacts of the storm will be felt across Long Island and southeast CT, but several areas in the tri-state will be impacted Tuesday into Wednesday , according to the weather service. (more...)
Armed and Dangerous: Prisoner Charged With Sexual Assault Escapes Armed and Dangerous: Prisoner Charged With Sexual Assault Escapes
- September 21, 2017

OPD said handcuffs were found in the auto. A Nebraska State Penitentiary prisoner overpowered a deputy during a transport to Dodge County and fled in a stolen government auto west of Ithaca in Saunders County, according to scanner traffic. (more...)
Police make additional arrests in connection with London subway bombing Police make additional arrests in connection with London subway bombing
- September 21, 2017

One of Scotland's most senior police officers has urged vigilance after the United Kingdom terror threat level was reduced from "critical" to "severe". The last time the attack was at such a high level was in May when suicide bomber Salman Ramadan Abedi murdered 22 people and injured 59 others outside Manchester Arena. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to unblock internet calling apps Saudi Arabia to unblock internet calling apps
- September 21, 2017

Those comments reflected how Trump has changed his thinking on the Qatar dispute in the past 10 days or so, becoming more sympathetic with the Qataris after previously backing the Saudi-led bloc and saying his priority is to clamp down on terror financing, according to the United States official familiar with his thinking. (more...)
Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) Stock Sentiment Worsens
- September 21, 2017

It closed at $172.52 lastly. It is down 26.75% since September 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 6,954 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,092,125.70. (more...)
Trump threat to destroy N. Korea is Trump threat to destroy N. Korea is "sound of dog barking": minister
- September 21, 2017

The top diplomat said that if Trump was thinking he could scare the North with the sound of a dog barking, that's really a dog dream, citing a North Korean proverb that a procession moves even if dogs bark. North Korea had "no intention whatsoever of abandoning its nuclear or missile development", he said. "In what hope of success are we now repeating the very same failure a third time?" "In this situation, you must continue to toughen sanctions against North Korea", said the Chancellor. (more...)
President Trump coming to Indianapolis next Wednesday President Trump coming to Indianapolis next Wednesday
- September 21, 2017

Joe Donnelly to support a GOP-led tax overhaul effort. But the IN democrat says the president did talk tax cuts during their recent dinner. We'll keep you posted when we hear more about exactly when and where the President will be speaking. (more...)
Chemours Company (The) (CC) Receives $55.67 Average Target Price from Analysts
- September 21, 2017

Zacks Investment Research downgraded Chemours Company (The ) from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. On August 7 the stock rating was upgraded to "Neutral" from "Neutral" and a price target of $50.00 was set in a report from UBS. (more...)
North Korea To Be 'Destroyed' If Behaviour Continues North Korea To Be 'Destroyed' If Behaviour Continues
- September 21, 2017

North Korea also recently tested its most powerful bomb. Some doubt Kim - Trump referred to him as "Rocket Man" in Sunday's tweet - will ever agree to give up his arsenal. North Korea's latest test missile flew over Hokkaido in northern Japan on Friday and landed in the Pacific about 2,000 km (1,240 miles) to the east, the Japanese government said. (more...)
India says Rohingyas a threat as Myanmar seeks global help India says Rohingyas a threat as Myanmar seeks global help
- September 21, 2017

But witnesses tell of Rohingya civilians being massacred in retaliation, with mortars and machine guns fired at villagers fleeing to the Bangladesh border. "Rather, Myanmar is laying landmines along the border to stop the return of Rohingyas to their homeland", she was quoted as saying by bdnew24.com. "We have always condemned the attacks (on Myanmar security forces) and we will continue to do so in future", he said. (more...)
Trump, Nikki Haley to share USA spotlight at United Nations gathering Trump, Nikki Haley to share USA spotlight at United Nations gathering
- September 21, 2017

North Korea will be high on the agenda for world leaders this coming week at the annual meeting of the UN General Assembly. Urgency aside, expectations are low for a major diplomatic advance, in part because Chinese President Xi Jinping will not be attending the gathering. (more...)
In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings
- September 21, 2017

USA presidents have failed to make North Korea end its nuclear weapons program. Trump, who will stay in his Manhattan penthouse at Trump Tower, will conclude his stay Thursday with meetings with leaders from Turkey, Afghanistan and Ukraine before holding a lunch with the leaders of South Korea and Japan, largely to discuss the threats emanating from North Korea. (more...)
World leaders face crises in North Korea and Myanmar at UN World leaders face crises in North Korea and Myanmar at UN
- September 21, 2017

General Assembly next week to offer warmth to the United States' allies and warnings to its adversaries. "I think foreign leaders expect Trump to have some harsh words for the United Nations", said Richard Gowan, a United Nations expert with the European Council on Foreign Relations. (more...)
Trump, Pence possible Fort Wayne visitors next week
- September 21, 2017

This will be the president's third trip out of Washington D.C.in the past few months to talk about tax reform. This summer, senate democrats created a list of demands to work on tax reform. "It's a time of celebration, a time for IN to shine and really stand out for America", he said. Vice President Mike Pence, the former IN governor, also plans to return to the Hoosier state to promote tax reform during an appearance Friday IN Anderson. (more...)
Republicans, Democrats, Governor, touting pros and cons of GOP budget plan Republicans, Democrats, Governor, touting pros and cons of GOP budget plan
- September 21, 2017

He called the GOP plan "unbalanced". "I think one of the most egregious things in the budget is what it does to higher education and scholarship programs for that matter", said Malloy at a press conference Wednesday. When the month of September began, it was the third month in which CT lacked a two-year budget for the new fiscal year that began on July 1. Malloy has been running government with his limited spending authority. (more...)
Negotiating with North Korea is a trap, Abe warns UN Negotiating with North Korea is a trap, Abe warns UN
- September 21, 2017

The Japanese prime minister also made very similar remarks earlier in the day to a gathering of investors at the New York Stock Exchange, telling the group that time for dialogue was over and United Nations sanctions alone may not be enough. (more...)
UPS will hire about 95000 extra workers for holiday season UPS will hire about 95000 extra workers for holiday season
- September 21, 2017

The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $114.80. The rating was maintained by S&P Research on Wednesday, July 29 with "Buy". Also, insider James J. Barber sold 3,556 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2016 Q4. (more...)
$338M Powerball Winner Charged with Sexual Assault Of an Underage Girl $338M Powerball Winner Charged with Sexual Assault Of an Underage Girl
- September 21, 2017

Before winning the lottery, Quezada worked at a bodega in New Jersey after coming to the United States from the Dominican Republic as a teenager. Pedro Quezada , 49, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child. (more...)
Touts GOP healthcare bill, slams Rand Paul — Trump Twitter Wednesday Touts GOP healthcare bill, slams Rand Paul — Trump Twitter Wednesday
- September 21, 2017

Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, appeared on Kimmel's program this past spring to assure Kimmel that any plan he backed would ensure a child like Kimmel's received affordable coverage without lifetime caps on healthcare costs. Graham said Tuesday that Speaker of the House Paul Ryan told him directly, "If you pass it, we pass it". "They want us to treat it like an iTunes service agreement". (more...)
Suffragette Millicent Fawcett to become first woman with statue in Parliament Square Suffragette Millicent Fawcett to become first woman with statue in Parliament Square
- September 21, 2017

The City Council for Westminster, which includes Parliament Square and is one of the 33 boroughs that make up Greater London , gave its conditional approval of the statue's design. Criado-Perez, who also successfully campaigned for Jane Austen to be featured on the new £10 notes, noticed that there were no women among the 11 male statues in the square while out on a jog in May 2016. (more...)
London subway attack: One of two suspects identified as Farroukh London subway attack: One of two suspects identified as Farroukh
- September 21, 2017

Neighbours said the house in Sunbury-on-Thames was owned by Ronald Jones (88) and his wife, Penelope (71), who have fostered hundreds of children over a period of nearly 40 years. Commander Dean Haydon, head of the Counter Terrorism Command, said: "This continues to be a fast-moving investigation". There were two armed officers there, they didn't have their guns pointed at him but they had them on show. (more...)

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