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Mooy's Huddersfield held at Burnley Mooy's Huddersfield held at Burnley
- September 24, 2017

I feel for the referee and I thought he was excellent in the moment. It's for the good of the game ... That's got to go. Then, after that, Kavanagh looked to play the advantage at every opportunity and got any major calls spot on - including the yellow card handed to Rajiv van La Parra for a awful dive in an attempt to win a penalty. (more...)
Myanmar: images show villages still being burned, says Amnesty Myanmar: images show villages still being burned, says Amnesty
- September 24, 2017

India has stepped up security along its largely porous eastern border with Bangladesh and is using pepper spray and stun grenades to block Rohingya Muslims, who are fleeing violence in their homeland of Myanmar, Indian officials said Saturday. (more...)
Raiders game plan vs. Washington Redskins Raiders game plan vs. Washington Redskins
- September 24, 2017

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is learning he can do more with less. "He did more [Thursday] so the pain is becoming manageable", Redskins coach Jay Gruden said. The Redskins have allowed 50 points in their two-game split with the Philadelphia Eagles and Los Angeles Rams . My weekly tradition of predicting the outcome of each Washington Redskins game has become increasingly hard over the past two years. (more...)
The Price is Right makes history at the wheel Friday The Price is Right makes history at the wheel Friday
- September 24, 2017

Either way, the internet didn't care, and all eyeballs were glued to screens. On Friday, network television's number one-rated daytime series set a record as five $1 spins on the Wheel resulted in a total giveaway of $80,000, stunning viewers and the contestants themselves. (more...)
Maria risk to Outer Banks grows; still warm & dry for SW Va Maria risk to Outer Banks grows; still warm & dry for SW Va
- September 24, 2017

That'll about do it for rain chances for a while as things stay warm and mostly dry next week before a bigger cooldown puts us back in the 70s high temperature-wise next weekend. Maria battered the overseas territory of Turks and Caicos with winds of up to 125mph on Friday, as the storm continued on its path to roll off the east coast of the US. (more...)
North Korea threat urgent and unprecedented, Abe tells UN
- September 24, 2017

In contrast, Japan's Asian rival China, and Russian Federation, have called repeatedly for a return to worldwide diplomacy and talks with North Korea to resolve the crisis over Pyongyang's weapons programs. Abe called for pressure, rather than dialogue, and reiterated that he supported the US pledge to keep all options on the table for dealing with North Korea. (more...)
India calls for 'early comprehensive' United Nations reform India calls for 'early comprehensive' United Nations reform
- September 24, 2017

Her 22-minute speech delivered in Hindi sought to contrast India's progress that is helping the world deal with a multitude of challenges with Pakistan , which she said has become nothing more than a country that exports terrorism. Gambhir noted that Pakistan's current state can be gauged from the fact that Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, a leader of the United Nations designated terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba, is now sought to be legitimised as a leader of a political party. (more...)
Notre Dame cruising past turnover-prone Michigan State Notre Dame cruising past turnover-prone Michigan State
- September 24, 2017

Lewerke carried the load for Michigan State, connecting on 31-of-51 passes for 340 yards - many of them junk - with a touchdown and an interception with nine carries for 56 yards and a fumble. The Spartans were still very much in the game at that point, but they couldn't overcome what happened on the next drive. Notre Dame needed only five plays to push its lead to 28-7, where it would remain until halftime. (more...)
Trump to add sanctions against North Korea Trump to add sanctions against North Korea
- September 24, 2017

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reports that Ri told reporters in NY that a response "could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific". The test also came less than two weeks after North Korea tested what it claimed was a hydrogen bomb , which if true, would be a massive boost for its weapons program. (more...)
India hatching conspiracy against CPEC, development in Pakistan: Qadir Baloch India hatching conspiracy against CPEC, development in Pakistan: Qadir Baloch
- September 24, 2017

India, eastern neighbour of Pakistan, is on fire as it is reflected from its reaction at the annual session of United Nations General Assembly in which it adopted childish name-calling tactic to counter forceful speech of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. (more...)
Baker Mayfield reminds Baylor who daddy is, threatens to spank them Baker Mayfield reminds Baylor who daddy is, threatens to spank them
- September 24, 2017

That performance included letting Liberty's QB score a touchdown on a busted play, when he miscommunicated with his running back and probably would've been sacked by a competitive FBS defense. Smith followed by connecting with Tony Nicholson on a two-point pass that cut Oklahoma's lead to three points. But Martin's 36-yard field goal attempt sailed wide left. (more...)
China slashes trade ties with North Korea; cuts gas, iron ore imports China slashes trade ties with North Korea; cuts gas, iron ore imports
- September 24, 2017

A magnitude 3.5 quake was recorded in North Korea Saturday evening, and officials were trying to determine whether it was a natural tremor or a nuclear blast. A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva, on October 2, 2014. Since time immemorial, Chinese leaders have always been considered North Korea's diplomatic protectors but now express increasing frustration with the government of Kim Jong Un. (more...)
No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles
- September 24, 2017

North Korea has repeatedly demanded that the United States and South Korea call off joint exercises, which Pyongyang view as provocative. China accounts of about 90 percent North Korea's trade, according to The Associated Press. "It's time that China stand up to those businesses and say enough is enough". South Korea calls North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's direct rebuke of President Donald Trump a "reckless provocation" that would deepen his country's global isolation and lead to its ... (more...)
Tillerson won't disclose Trump's Iran decision
- September 24, 2017

It threatened to fire multiple missiles into the ocean off Guam but did not do so. "Today, I'm announcing a new executive order I just signed that significantly expands our authorities to target individuals, companies, financial institutions that finance and facilitate trade with North Korea", Trump declared. (more...)
Maxico: Strong 6.2 natural disaster jolts southern state of Oaxaca, halts rescue operation Maxico: Strong 6.2 natural disaster jolts southern state of Oaxaca, halts rescue operation
- September 24, 2017

The agency issued an automated yellow alert, predicting that "some casualties and damage are possible and the impact should be relatively localized". Nataniel Hernandez said by phone from Tonala, in the southern state of Chiapas, which was also hit hard by the earlier quake, it was one of the strongest aftershocks he has felt. (more...)
Hurricane Maria to bring unsafe winds and swells to United States coast Hurricane Maria to bring unsafe winds and swells to United States coast
- September 24, 2017

Hurricane Maria regain major hurricane strength Thursday, but it is unlikely to reach the same magnitude of strength as it did in the Caribbean . A large area of high pressure at both the surface and aloft remains well in control across the eastern half of the US and this is what is leading to the unseasonable warmth and quiet conditions. (more...)
Teck Resources to Provide Dividend For The Latest Quarter of $0.04 Teck Resources to Provide Dividend For The Latest Quarter of $0.04
- September 24, 2017

After having $0.73 EPS previously, Teck Resources Ltd (USA)'s analysts see 10.96% EPS growth. Research analysts at FBR & Co raised their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for Teck Resources in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. (more...)
4 missing Gadeaun children found safe in Alabama, mother in jail 4 missing Gadeaun children found safe in Alabama, mother in jail
- September 24, 2017

The children's mother, 40-year-old Jaima Gadeaun, took the kids from the home that day, which the grandmother reported to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. "We are pleased that the incident was resolved professionally and peacefully", the post said, in part. Jaima was allowed supervised visits. Detectives said Jaima is risky and isn't allowed custody of the children. (more...)
Trump says U.S. to target firms doing business with North Korea Trump says U.S. to target firms doing business with North Korea
- September 24, 2017

Tillerson said, "The president obviously takes the responsibility of the security of the American people very seriously". "We will continue our efforts in the diplomatic arena, but all our military options, as the President has said, are on the table", he said. (more...)
Health secretary's private jet use wasn't cleared by White House Health secretary's private jet use wasn't cleared by White House
- September 24, 2017

Price defended the taxpayer-funded trips, saying they were subject to approval by the department's lawyers. "I don't think there will be any charter trips until this review is complete". Democrats cited a Politico report that Price last week took five private charter flights along routes and at times when commercial flights were available for a fraction of the cost. (more...)
Nuclear weapons won't bring security for North Korea: Tillerson Nuclear weapons won't bring security for North Korea: Tillerson
- September 24, 2017

In his Tuesday address at the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump threatened to " totally destroy North Korea " if the U.S.is forced to defend itself or its allies. The official pointed out that the natural disaster was detected in Kilju county in North Hamgyong Province, where North Korea's known Punggyeri nuclear site is located. (more...)
How One NGO Is Helping The Island Rebuild After Hurricane Maria How One NGO Is Helping The Island Rebuild After Hurricane Maria
- September 24, 2017

Puerto Rico was already facing the largest municipal debt crisis in US history. Jennifer Lopez , born to Puerto Rican parents, took to her Instagram page to talk to her 69 million followers about the urgent need for assistance. They sent buses to move people away on Friday and posted frantic warnings on Twitter that went unseen by many in the blacked-out coastal area. Rivera praised those in Puerto Rico who helped her and many others to safety in a time of complete chaos. (more...)
China says pressure, talks both key to dealing with North Korea: Japan
- September 24, 2017

According to the official, the Russian foreign minister said in response to the request: "We are aware of the issue, and we will keep in touch regarding the matter". The ongoing exchange of threats surrounding the Korean standoff is unacceptable, Lavrov said. Wang, whose country has faced repeated U.S. calls to take a tougher line, said in his address that North Korea should "not go further along a risky direction". (more...)
President Trump, Kim Jong Un Exchange Insults Following Trump's Speech At UN President Trump, Kim Jong Un Exchange Insults Following Trump's Speech At UN
- September 24, 2017

Merriam-Webster responded with a tweet , defining dotard as "a person in his or her dotage", which is "a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness". He also said he would "tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire". "The mentally deranged behavior of the USA president openly expressing on the United Nations arena the unethical will to "totally destroy" a sovereign state, beyond the boundary of threats of regime change or overturn of social system, ... (more...)
Thursday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 63 Thursday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 63
- September 24, 2017

Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Tonight: Cloudy with rain likely, with lows in the mid to upper 40s. Moore said the best opportunity for precipitation will come Monday . New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. (more...)
Puerto Rico dam failure Puerto Rico dam failure "imminent" after Hurricane Maria
- September 24, 2017

MIGUEL SANTIAGO, BYLINE: Hi, David. "The waiting period - that's what makes me nervous". "I just thought to myself, I can not go through this again", she said . But when you know that something awful is going to happen. "This is an EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION", the National Weather Service's San Juan office said on Twitter . (more...)
Josephine Medina caps PH stint with table-tennis gold — ASEAN Para Games Josephine Medina caps PH stint with table-tennis gold — ASEAN Para Games
- September 24, 2017

Sarawak's paralympic swimmer Jamery Siga is disappointed with his performance at the 9th ASEAN Para Games despite winning one gold, one silver and one bronze in the regional championship that ended yesterday. In all, Thailand claimed nine titles in the sport at the KL Games. Chess, spearheaded by triple-gold medal victor and FIDE Master Sander Severino, fell short of its 7-gold target but still wound up as the country's second-best performing sport with a 4-3-6 haul. (more...)
'Madman' NKorea Leader 'Will Be Tested Like Never Before!' 'Madman' NKorea Leader 'Will Be Tested Like Never Before!'
- September 24, 2017

Robin Rand, commander of the Air Force's Global Strike Command, told reporters at an Air Force conference in Washington on Monday . The North accuses the United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea, of planning to invade and regularly threatens to destroy it and its Asian allies. (more...)
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un swap insults, war threats
- September 24, 2017

Although official communications from North Korea are normally filled with bellicose remarks and often met with skepticism, the country's latest one appeared to take on a more overt personal tone, according to North Korean experts . The leader of North Korea has introduced a lot of people to an interesting new word. It was the first time that a North Korean leader has issued such a direct statement against a USA president, dramatically escalating the war of words between the former ... (more...)
Saudi cleric says female brains a quarter the size of men's Saudi cleric says female brains a quarter the size of men's
- September 24, 2017

Women in the kingdom are also bound by law to wear long robes and a headscarf and require the consent of a male guardian for most legal actions. "Would it give him a licence or not?" Al-Hijri went on to say that women have only "a quarter of a mind" therefore they can not make decisions involved while being behind the wheel. (more...)