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North Korea employs harsh tone as it threatens US North Korea employs harsh tone as it threatens US
- September 23, 2017

However, Kim's foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, said in televised remarks North Korea could consider a hydrogen bomb test of an unprecedented scale on the Pacific Ocean. It has also launched dozens of missiles this year attracting several rounds of new sanctions aimed at crippling the nation's economy, forcing it to put an end to its unsafe nuclear program. (more...)
Michelle Obama: 'It's okay to be bossy' Michelle Obama: 'It's okay to be bossy'
- September 23, 2017

Dressed down in jeans, a plaid shirt and red gardening gloves, the first lady harvested and planted fresh produce alongside a dozen 11- and 12-year-old children. Trump hosted 10 children in the garden, a much smaller group than Obama often welcomed, but her gathering, felt much like the garden events of the past, with White House chefs and National Park Service staff members on hand. (more...)
Scurlock to 'evaluate' campaign after news breaks about alleged masturbation incident Scurlock to 'evaluate' campaign after news breaks about alleged masturbation incident
- September 23, 2017

A female driver allegedly caught Frank Scurlock, who has campaigned calling for a "safer" New Orleans , pleasuring himself on a trip to a West Hollywood hotel on February 10, Santa Monica Chief Deputy City Attorney Terry White told The Advocate . (more...)
An Extreme Heat Warning Has Been Issued For Toronto This Weekend An Extreme Heat Warning Has Been Issued For Toronto This Weekend
- September 23, 2017

Remember these high temperatures are in the shade, so exposed to the sun and you're adding at least ten degrees more. The recent burst of warm weather has caused Environment Canada to issue the heat warning for Toronto , Hamilton , Peel, Halton and Durham regions. (more...)
Director Darren Aronofsky Defends 'Mother!' As Director Darren Aronofsky Defends 'Mother!' As "A Punk Movie" Designed To Provoke
- September 23, 2017

The celebrity news outlet reported that Aronofsky then said, "It's only a movie", which led Lawrence to jokingly flip him off. CinemaScore recently rated Mother! an "F", putting it in the company of such films as Solaris , The Devil Inside and Fear Dot Com . (more...)
Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test
- September 23, 2017

He described the president as "a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire", and characterised Mr Trump's speech to the world body on Tuesday as "mentally deranged behaviour". The order cuts off access to USA banks and freezes the assets of those dealing with the North Korean textile, fishing and manufacuting industries. (more...)
Hurricane Maria stays strong, Lee redevelops Hurricane Maria stays strong, Lee redevelops
- September 23, 2017

In fact, "during its life cycle a hurricane can expend as much energy as 10,000 nuclear bombs", says NASA. Hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin typically peaks in mid-September, so the recent surge in tropical systems isn't unusual in and of itself. (more...)
Majority of Americans don't realize Puerto Rico is part of America Majority of Americans don't realize Puerto Rico is part of America
- September 23, 2017

After Maria hit the island on September 20, with winds up to 155 miles per hour, electricity was knocked out across the island. Houston Astros outfielder Carlos Beltran and his wife, Jessica, have started a relief fund to help Hurricane Maria recovery efforts in Beltran's native Puerto Rico. (more...)
Mexico Earthquakes: What You Can Do to Help Mexico Earthquakes: What You Can Do to Help
- September 23, 2017

Volunteers have come out in droves, removing rubble and forming human chains to help rescue workers pull survivors out of the wreckage. Desperate residents left homeless by Mexico's deadliest natural disaster in a generation gathered in a tent village in the south of the capital on Friday, Sept. (more...)
Berkeley student gov denounces conservatives, but not Antifa Berkeley student gov denounces conservatives, but not Antifa
- September 23, 2017

When computer science major Lindsay Nichols considers the possibility of a " Free Speech Week " featuring right-wing firebrands at the University of California, Berkeley, the first word that comes to her mind is "annoyance". The university did not try to cancel the event outright, as Yiannopoulos suggests, but a group of about 130 professors, graduate students and lecturers called for a boycott of classes and university events next week. (more...)
North Korea nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully: China
- September 23, 2017

The Xinhua report did not link the exercises to the ongoing tensions over North Korea, which are expected to dominate the United Nations General Assembly in NY later on Tuesday. "This constitutes an open extortion against the worldwide community as it implies that if they do not join the USA -led sanctions campaign against the DPRK, the US will start a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula". (more...)
Economists say China will ignore credit rating downgrade Economists say China will ignore credit rating downgrade
- September 23, 2017

China will also push forward reforms of state-owned enterprises that are facing "many difficulties", Liu said. But S&P warned Thursday that China has been borrowing heavily - too heavily - to sustain that growth. "However, credit continues to expand at a faster pace than output, which points to significant ongoing misallocation of resources", said Williams. Treasurer Scott Morrison said in Beijing a week ago, after meeting with China's top economic management agency, the National ... (more...)
Brokerages Set Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) Price Target at $15.63 Brokerages Set Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) Price Target at $15.63
- September 23, 2017

Cambrian Lp holds 106,100 shares. Sold All: 0 Reduced: 0 Increased: 0 New Position: 1. Among 5 analysts covering Pretium Resources (NYSE: PVG ), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.63, from 1.56 in 2016Q3. (NYSE:JMP). Renaissance Techs Limited reported 0% of its portfolio in JMP Group Inc. (more...)
Holly Bobo Trial Verdict Reached Holly Bobo Trial Verdict Reached
- September 23, 2017

Holly Bobo, 20, was last seen Wednesday morning, April 6, 2011, by a relative who says she was being dragged across the carport of her home toward a wooded area by a man wearing camouflage. He said he had ruled out Adams and his brother after examining cell phone data. Adams is charged with first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape. (more...)
Dominica to Receive Financial Aid for Damage Left by Hurricane Maria Dominica to Receive Financial Aid for Damage Left by Hurricane Maria
- September 23, 2017

Aerial footage shows flattened houses and the death toll on Dominica is likely to rise, with details remaining scant as communication links are down. "I am very concerned", Edwards said. There's a big difference between a direct hit from a Category Five hurricane like Maria and a glancing blow from a smaller storm. (more...)
McMaster: 'There Is a Military Option' in Response to North Korea McMaster: 'There Is a Military Option' in Response to North Korea
- September 23, 2017

The U.S.is nearing the end of what sanctions and diplomatic efforts can do to rein in North Korea's weapons program, White House national security adviser H.R. North Korea's latest test missile flew over Hokkaido in northern Japan yesterday and landed in the Pacific about 2,000 km to the east, the Japanese government said. (more...)
Trump's not the only target as Jimmy Kimmel's rant hits day 3 Trump's not the only target as Jimmy Kimmel's rant hits day 3
- September 23, 2017

The family's insurance rates go up, and under the Republican plan, they would lose their health insurance coverage, or their health insurance company's could either jack up the rates, or deny them completely . By contrast, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin believes his state can devise a better program, which is why he supports Graham-Cassidy. The top five losers in federal funding as a percentage compared to current funding include NY (-35 percent), OR (-32 percent), CT (-31 percent), Vermont ... (more...)
Almost 400 cats, dogs rescued from Virgin Islands Almost 400 cats, dogs rescued from Virgin Islands
- September 23, 2017

Up to 400 additional soldiers are scheduled to follow soon after to conduct humanitarian assistance, clear roads, and distribute essential supplies to citizens. The team will provide command and control support in the region through early October. This mission is slated to continue through the end of September. (more...)
Election officials: Russian hackers probed Oklahoma system Election officials: Russian hackers probed Oklahoma system
- September 23, 2017

Department of Homeland Security officials notified the state Friday that Oklahoma was one of the targeted states. "We are very confident in the security of our elections systems here in ME, and pleased to finally have confirmation that we were not among the 21 states that were targeted in 2016", Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap said in the press release. (more...)
India SC hears plea against Rohingya deportation India SC hears plea against Rohingya deportation
- September 23, 2017

The Centre on Monday contended before the Supreme Court that illegal immigration of Rohingya has serious security ramifications. The move comes amid a mounting diplomatic spat between the two countries, with Britain saying Wednesday it had suspended all educational training courses for the Myanmar military over concerns of rights abuses in Rakhine state. (more...)
Arun Jaitley Vows to Find Resources To Support Debt-Laden Banks Arun Jaitley Vows to Find Resources To Support Debt-Laden Banks
- September 23, 2017

Addressing the 70th annual general meeting of the Indian Banks' Association in Mumbai , Mr Jaitley said the decision-making mechanism at the top between the Centre and the states has been reasonably institutionalised. The new uniform tax regime was implemented at July 1, 2017. Kumar Mangalam Birla , Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, said that it will at least take 12 months for the private investment cycle to revive. (more...)
China urges North Korea not to go further in a 'dangerous direction'
- September 22, 2017

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have ratcheted up after the sixth and most powerful nuclear test conducted by Pyongyang on September 3 prompted the United Nations Security Council to impose further sanctions last week. North Korea sought "positive cooperation" from the FIS "to enable this association to purchase the required ski equipments in compliance with Olympic ideals and its mission to promote worldwide ski sports". (more...)
WTO sharply upgrades forecast for trade growth in 2017 WTO sharply upgrades forecast for trade growth in 2017
- September 22, 2017

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) today raised the growth projections for trade to 3.6 per cent from the 2.4 per cent estimated earlier, a development which augurs well for India. The better outlook was driven by improved trade flows within Asia and stronger demand for goods in North America through the first half of the year, the 164-member Geneva-based body said. (more...)
Today Arbor Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:ABR) Reported Decrease in Shorted Shares
- September 22, 2017

The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, August 18 with "Buy". The rating was initiated by JP Morgan with "Neutral" on Tuesday, December 22. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a "buy" rating and issued a $127.00 price target on shares of Digital Realty Trust in a report on Thursday, June 8th. (NYSE:DLR). (more...)
5.8 magnitude quake strikes N. California - USGS 5.8 magnitude quake strikes N. California - USGS
- September 22, 2017

No damage was immediately reported from the quake, reported at 12:50 p.m. Friday morning at 9:54 a.m., an quake registering 3.3 on the Richter scale occurred in Humboldt County. According to the National Weather Service, there is no tsunami threat. Visit earthquake.usgs.gov for more information on this and other earthquakes. (more...)
Charmin hopes lots of toilet paper can flush out the 'Mad Pooper' Charmin hopes lots of toilet paper can flush out the 'Mad Pooper'
- September 22, 2017

Of course, the offer is only good for the actual poop criminal. "They are like, 'There's a lady taking a poop!'" Budde told KKTV. Cathy Budde , a resident in the neighborhood The Mad Pooper has been targeting, says her kids first caught the woman when she copped a squat outside their home. (more...)
US Considering Shooting Down a North Korean Missile US Considering Shooting Down a North Korean Missile
- September 22, 2017

UDMH was used in the Soviet Union rocket disaster of 1960, a massive explosion at the launch pad of a intercontinental ballistic missile. North Korea has reacted angrily to fresh United Nations sanctions, saying via its official news agency that they were "strangling and suffocating" the country and its civilian population. (more...)
Cartwright: McCain 'Staring Death in the Face,' Will Vote Repeal Bill Down
- September 22, 2017

Video of the incident first reported by The Washington Examiner shows the lawmaker saying, "McCain I'm anxious about". But he suggested McCain's illness would help him "make good choices". It's the second time in two months that McCain, who has brain cancer, has broken ranks with his Republican colleagues and rejected their efforts to repeal Obamacare. (more...)
What do Insider Trends Have to Say About Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG)? What do Insider Trends Have to Say About Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG)?
- September 22, 2017

Summit Redstone raised Pure Storage from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, fifteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
IRCTC bans debit card transactions for several banks: here's why IRCTC bans debit card transactions for several banks: here's why
- September 22, 2017

The portal remains one of the busiest websites on the internet. An annual waiver of the service charge would shave off Rs 500 crore from IRCTC's revenue kitty. "Every day we are losing 50,000 transactions, " a senior executive with State Bank of India (SBI) told FE. "But, since IRCTC does not pay us, we were recovering our costs from customers and that is how it had been all these years", he added. (more...)

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