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Philadelphians hoping to reach family in Puerto Rico Philadelphians hoping to reach family in Puerto Rico
- September 22, 2017

Former Yankees great Jorge Posada and his wife, Laura, are spearheading a fundraising campaign to aid hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. They're both in their 70s. Federal funding also is available to the Commonwealth and to eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work in all 78 municipalities in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. (more...)
Japan Moves Missile Interceptor Near North Korea Flight Path Japan Moves Missile Interceptor Near North Korea Flight Path
- September 22, 2017

In response, Japan deployed its Patriot Advanced Capability-3 surface-to-air interceptor unit at Hakodate. "To prepare for an emergency, we would like to make every effort possible to protect the people's safety". But "the question that now needs to be answered is whether North Korea's missile program has progressed to the level of being such an inherent threat that the Pentagon would recommend targeting a missile even if its trajectory did not indicate it would hit the USA or its allies", CNN ... (more...)
Officer possibly injured trying to break up fight at Chaparral High School Officer possibly injured trying to break up fight at Chaparral High School
- September 22, 2017

Police recovered the gun, and the boy was caught shortly afterward. Police said the threats were made sometime in the past week. The student who made the threatening comments was removed from school, according to the release. Both students were arrested, he said. Stall High officials addressed the photo in a now deleted post on the school's Facebook page Wednesday night, saying they learned of the photo late Wednesday afternoon. (more...)
Trump's judicial nominee said transgender children are 'Satan's plan' Trump's judicial nominee said transgender children are 'Satan's plan'
- September 22, 2017

The quotes from Mateer were taken from two 2015 speeches given while he was general counsel for Liberty Institute, a legal advocacy group that operates from a conservative Christian perspective and is now known as First Liberty Institute . (more...)
Macron defends 'solid, robust' Iran nuke deal after Trump speech
- September 22, 2017

The parties to the 2015 nuclear deal were to meet later in the day, providing a venue for a tense first encounter between Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Tillerson. First, no viable candidate exists for US support. "There was no yelling and we didn't throw shoes at one another", he said. He adds, "We must uphold respect for law, borders and culture and the peaceful engagement these allow and just as founders of this body intended we must work together and confront together ... (more...)
Meet Frida, the canine hero of Mexico's deadly quake Meet Frida, the canine hero of Mexico's deadly quake
- September 22, 2017

Mexican Navy rescue dog Frida is being called a hero after saving 52 lives in her career. Frida, a Labrador attached to the Mexican Navy's Canine Unit, has been hard at work looking for survivors in the rubble of Mexico City after a 7.1 magnitude quake struck earlier this week and claimed the lives of at least 273 people. (more...)
MCI scam: CBI arrests ex Orissa HC judge IM Quddusi MCI scam: CBI arrests ex Orissa HC judge IM Quddusi
- September 22, 2017

Apart from Mr. Quddusi, the agency has named Bhawana Pandey , B.P. Yadav, Palash Yadav , Sudhir Giri and Biswanath Agrawala in the First Information Report. The decision of Justices S N Shukla and Viren dra Kumar breached the apex court's directive to HCs to not let private medical colleges admit MBBS students for the academic year 2017-18. (more...)
Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test 2017 results declared, here's everything about it Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test 2017 results declared, here's everything about it
- September 22, 2017

Also, it is stated that the total pass percentage is 17.84 as the results of 11351 candidates were cancelled since they had used whitener on their test paper. The Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) 2017 was conducted on July 23rd, 2017 by the Bihar School Education Board at 348 exam centers across the state. (more...)
Cal Thomas column: Trump finds the United Nations, once 'useless,' now useful Cal Thomas column: Trump finds the United Nations, once 'useless,' now useful
- September 22, 2017

We had declared our independence 11 years earlier, with the self-evident truths "that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness". (more...)
USA to impose additional sanctions over North Korea USA to impose additional sanctions over North Korea
- September 22, 2017

In terms of imports, its biggest trade partners are China, India, Russia, Thailand and the Philippines. North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong-ho has said that Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations sounded like a "barking dog". "He wants to be seen as successful and I think he's up against an enemy that really will just rile him and rile him". "We look forward to working very closely with them". (more...)
Japan PM says time for North Korea dialogue is over Japan PM says time for North Korea dialogue is over
- September 22, 2017

Seoul is within artillery range of North Korea, which is also believed to have a sizable chemical and biological arsenal beyond nuclear and conventional weapons. It also has threatened to launch missiles close to the coast of Guam, a US island territory in the Pacific. It follows the North's sixth nuclear test on September 3, which is assessed as the most powerful one carried out by the reclusive regime so far. (more...)
Amazon Great Indian Festival: 5 best deals on smartphones and laptops Amazon Great Indian Festival: 5 best deals on smartphones and laptops
- September 22, 2017

Amazon is also offering deals on the newly launched flagship phone - OnePlus 5 . This smartphone is now priced at Rs 40,000 on the official website of the company, while it is available for just Rs Rs 29,999 under the Amazon Great Indian Sale. (more...)
Direxion Daily Brazil Bull 3X Shares ETF (BRZU) Moving -2.34% in Session
- September 22, 2017

Having the proper discipline and market perspective may also be a highly desirable trait for a successful trader. Gaining a solid grasp on the markets may take years to truly figure out. Understanding volatility and market fluctuations can help the investor gauge their risk tolerance in the markets. On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. (more...)
Hunter rescued from Nemadji Forest after missing for 4 days Hunter rescued from Nemadji Forest after missing for 4 days
- September 22, 2017

Around 6:45 a.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 19, the Pine County Sheriff's Office received information about a lost hunter in the Nemadji Forest area of Pine County. However, when crews attempted to get to the person, through a swampy area, they were unsuccessful. A video by the Department of Public Safety taken during the rescue, shows rescue personnel using a rope and harness system, lifting him off the island without landing the helicopter. (more...)
Sean Spicer Says "Of Course" He Regrets Lying About Inauguration Crowd
- September 22, 2017

Trump said on Twitter he was "saddened" to see the "worst ever" Emmys ratings - a claim that appears to be incorrect. I think he is an evil, opportunistic liar that hurt our country. Allen confessed in the daily email newsletter that he has "known Spicer and his wife for more than a dozen years" and that a recent exchange with the former press sec had caught him off guard. (more...)
Illinois Supreme Court upholds Drew Peterson's murder conviction Illinois Supreme Court upholds Drew Peterson's murder conviction
- September 22, 2017

An attorney for Peterson says he'll likely appeal the ruling. Stacy Peterson remains missing. Smith testified that, before her disappearance, Stacy Peterson asked whether she could get more money out of her husband in a divorce if she threatened to say he had killed his third wife. (more...)
Backed Forces Liberated 90% of Raqqa from Jihadists Backed Forces Liberated 90% of Raqqa from Jihadists
- September 22, 2017

According to SANA , the Syrian state-run news agency, the Syrian army crossed the river using specially constructed pontoon bridges, as Russian warplanes provided aerial protection. He said some 4mn people in more than 41,000sq km of ground have been liberated from ISIS across Iraq and about 2.3mn people in more than 44,000sq km across Syria are no longer under ISIS control. (more...)
Emma Stone reveals she went through anxiety therapy at age 7 Emma Stone reveals she went through anxiety therapy at age 7
- September 22, 2017

When Colbert pulled out a drawing that Stone did to illustrate her anxiety, the actress laughed, saying, "I was in therapy at the time". 'I get a chance to meet Hilary Clinton - which is just unfathomable and incredible - and I look like I'm nude. (more...)
Sean Spicer's notes draw attention of special counsel Robert Mueller Sean Spicer's notes draw attention of special counsel Robert Mueller
- September 22, 2017

Now we can tell you about another potential honey pot for Mueller. Although sources say that Spicer takes a lot of notes to help him do his job, could his diligence bite his former boss in the ass during Mueller's Russian Federation probe - especially given how the special counsel cited Spicer as one of the six current and former White House aides he'd like to interview? According to CNN , Spicer took copious notes in the White House during his eight months in the West Wing. (more...)
Two militants arrested in Jammu-Kashmir Two militants arrested in Jammu-Kashmir
- September 22, 2017

Two terrorists responsible for the recent Banihal attack on Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB ) jawans were apprehended by Jammu and Kashmir Police from Banihal on Friday. On Wednesday evening, militants attacked the camp near the Jawahar Tunnel in Bannihal area leaving one SSB trooper killed and another injured. "The SSB party was returning from tunnel security duty". (more...)
North Korea releases photos it claims are of latest missile test North Korea releases photos it claims are of latest missile test
- September 22, 2017

Too bad!? Trump said in a tweet. The US and South Korea are technically still at war with North Korea because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce and not a peace treaty. Meanwhile, Kuwait has chose to expel North Korea's ambassador to the oil-rich country along with four other diplomats . But in contrast to more developed countries, agriculture in North Korea relies much more on mass-mobilization of workers rather than mechanization such as harvesters and tractors. (more...)
Nikki Haley on North Korea: 'We're Not Going to Run Scared'
- September 22, 2017

Haley tells CNN's " State of the Union " that the U.N. Security Council has basically exhausted its diplomatic options for dealing with North Korea. It does not undermine USA credibility, what it shows is that the U.S.is always going to watch out for its people and that just because there was some agreement that was agreed to, the smartest thing any country can do is go back and look at it and say "is it working?" and not have too much pride to say "oh I signed it I have to continue to be ... (more...)
Child dies after being left in hot auto in Etobicoke Child dies after being left in hot auto in Etobicoke
- September 22, 2017

It is not know how long the child had been left inside the auto. "It's so disturbing to hear this", Barreiro said. After being located, the child was rushed via emergency run to a local hospital where they succumbed to their injuries. The vehicle where the child was believed to have been found, a burgundy Hyundai Sonata sedan, had a window that appeared to be smashed open. Environment Canada said the temperature in Toronto at 1 p.m. (more...)
Sells 397597 Shares of Banco Santander-Chile (NASDAQ:BSAC)
- September 22, 2017

The United Kingdom segment includes the businesses developed by various units and branches in the country. A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on SAN . Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 9,351,744 shares of the bank's stock worth $70,419,000 after purchasing an additional 3,960,380 shares during the period. (more...)
Ghani meets Trump in NY, says 'victory within sight' Ghani meets Trump in NY, says 'victory within sight'
- September 22, 2017

Elsewhere in his remarks, Ghani, however, stressed that Pakistan's role was a key part of the Trump plan announced last month to end America's longest war in Afghanistan. Obviously, it is the U.S. and the Afghan government that are hindering the process and they will have to change their approach if they are honest in their proclamations about peace and stability. (more...)
United States and South Korea stage bombing drills over peninsula United States and South Korea stage bombing drills over peninsula
- September 22, 2017

He is also expected to criticise the latest United Nations sanctions that for the first time imposed restrictions on crude oil exports to North Korea. Kuwait has also chose to stop issuing visas to North Koreans and suspend all trade relations and flight links with Pyongyang. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha reiterated Thursday the country's stance on the North Korean crisis at a meeting with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, saying that Seoul would not deploy a tactical nuclear ... (more...)
Golmaal Again Ajay Devgn next poster is out Golmaal Again Ajay Devgn next poster is out
- September 22, 2017

Filmmaker Rohit Shetty's directorial venture Golmaal Again is all set to entertain movie buffs this Diwali and to increase the level of curiosity among audiences, makers have unveiled two posters of the film. The other new cast of the film to join the Golmaal franchise are Tabu , Parineeti Chopra , and Neil Nitin Mukesh, with Sanjay Mishra, Johnny Lever, and Mukesh Tiwari. (more...)
Sands Capital Management LLC Has Increased Stake in Baidu INC (BIDU)
- September 22, 2017

Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. now owns 2,659,934 shares of the information services provider's stock worth $475,756,000 after purchasing an additional 222,300 shares in the last quarter. The firm has "Hold" rating by Brean Capital given on Wednesday, September 28. It is down 0.00% since September 19, 2016 and is. "(NKE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 31, 2017" on August 30, 2017. (more...)
Treat Rohingyas as refugees, CPI-M tells Modi government Treat Rohingyas as refugees, CPI-M tells Modi government
- September 22, 2017

Reiterating the Narendra Modi government's stance on the issue, Singh claimed India was not a signatory to the UN Refugees Convention of 1951, and thus justified in deporting the immigrants. People should understand the reality. Rajnath Singh said despite concerns, India provided humanitarian aid to Bangladesh to deal with the Rohingya crisis. (more...)
BJP women leader tortures Hindu girl over affair with a Muslim BJP women leader tortures Hindu girl over affair with a Muslim
- September 22, 2017

In the video, that has gone viral on social media, Varshney can be seen slapping and shaming the girl multiple times for going against Hindu culture. The incident took place after the girl and boy were assaulted by Hindu Jagran Manch (HJM) workers when they spotted them sitting at a restaurant. (more...)

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