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US 'Totally Prepared' for Military Option on North Korea US 'Totally Prepared' for Military Option on North Korea
- September 28, 2017

McMaster said as tensions remain high between the two countries. North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho - citing a recent tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump - said that the President had declared war on North Korea , during an impromptu press conference outside the Millenium Hilton Hotel in NY on Monday. (more...)
Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation
- September 28, 2017

North Korea said its recent nuclear test was a detonation of a thermonuclear weapon built for its developmental intercontinental ballistic missiles. "So as of now, we are categorising this as a natural quake". Trump tweeted Friday that Kim was "obviously a madman" who would be "tested like never before". The United States 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. (more...)
Alabama Senate Race Shines Light On Turmoil In GOP Alabama Senate Race Shines Light On Turmoil In GOP
- September 28, 2017

Trump offered his own congratulations to Moore, urging him in a tweet to "WIN in Dec!" Unlike Strange, who will leave the Senate by Christmas, Corker will serve out his term, which runs through 2018. Moore said that he had never prayed to conquer this campaign, only placing his political providence in the hands of the divine. "I'll be honest", the President said last Friday night at a rally for odd in Huntsville, "I might have made a mistake", a statement that many saw as a signal that he ... (more...)
1st Test: Sri Lanka decides to bat first against Pakistan 1st Test: Sri Lanka decides to bat first against Pakistan
- September 28, 2017

Though Pakistan is being considered favorites as they are so accustomed to the conditions in United Arab Emirates (UAE), and where they have been extremely successful in last decade. Playing without Younis and Misbah is unaccustomed territory for Pakistan , who haven't had a test featuring either of the talismanic, prolific pair in seven years. (more...)
North Korea shot down a USA plane in 1969, killing 31 Americans North Korea shot down a USA plane in 1969, killing 31 Americans
- September 28, 2017

In the crisis that followed, Nixon dispatched a number of aircraft carriers and other Navy ships to the Sea of Japan as a show of force. The images were from a state-owned propaganda site, DPRK Today and released hours after US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers, despatched from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam flew close to North Korea's east coast. (more...)
Charges likely after person dies in police auto chase Charges likely after person dies in police auto chase
- September 28, 2017

The 34-year-old suffered minor injuries in the crash and is expected to be formally charged today once he is discharged from hospital. One occupant of the vehicle died at the scene. "Fleeing driver incidents are incredibly tragic for all of those involved, including our staff", Lynam said. The Independent Police Conduct Authority would be investigating the pursuit. (more...)
Sarah Jessica Parker is going to be a NY tour guide Sarah Jessica Parker is going to be a NY tour guide
- September 28, 2017

While the experience screams Carrie Bradshaw at the outset, the free pair of shoes will alas, not hail from the shelves of Manolo Blahnik, but come from her own line, SJP Collection. News. "So, 20 years, I'm not experiencing that feeling of that much time having passed because it's so alive and active-so many of those street corners". (more...)
N. Korean Diplomat in Russian Federation for Talks N. Korean Diplomat in Russian Federation for Talks
- September 28, 2017

In July, she met with Burmistrov when he visited North Korea . A delegation led by Choe stopped at an airport in Vladivostok with the specific itinerary for her visit being not known, Japan's broadcaster NHK reported. Joseph Yun, the US special representative for North Korea policy, also visited Russian Federation on September 12 and September 13, South Korean media have reported. (more...)
South Koreans Preparing For Possible War As Trump-North Korea Tension Grows
- September 28, 2017

Both governments have said that "all options" are on the table in dealing with the tensions. Both defense officials said that the United States maintains sufficient aerial surveillance and radar capability in the region to know if any military aircraft take off from North Korea . (more...)
Pakistan finance minister denies corruption charges Pakistan finance minister denies corruption charges
- September 28, 2017

Dar also asked the court if he could skip his personal appearances during the trial; judge Muhammad Bashir replied that he would take it under consideration. According to evidence submitted by the National Accountability Bureau, Dar's assets increased 90-fold since 1991, far outstripping his declared income. (more...)
Higuain inspires Juventus to win — UEFA CL Higuain inspires Juventus to win — UEFA CL
- September 28, 2017

Higuain's direct running caused the Olympiakos defence problems, and when the ball fell at his feet in the box he slotted it home at the second time of asking. "I congratulate him and we are very happy, because we needed him and his goals". Mario Mandzukic netted Juve's second as the Italian side moved onto three points in Group D, three below Barcelona, which won 1-0 at Sporting Lisbon. (more...)
Anger in France over 'consensual' sex case involving schoolgirl, 11 Anger in France over 'consensual' sex case involving schoolgirl, 11
- September 28, 2017

A court has ruled that an 11-year-old girl "consented" to sexual relations with a 28-year-old man because she did not verbally and physically protest. Perhaps France could look up to the laws of other European countries like Germany and Spain and in the United Kingdom, where there is an "irrefutable presumption of an absence of consent" in all sex acts against those below the age of 16, to ensure sexual predators will not get away with rape so easily. (more...)
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) Position Raised by Foster & Motley Inc
- September 28, 2017

Venturi Wealth Management LLC boosted its position in shares of NextEra Energy by 1.3% in the third quarter. NEE's profit would be $825.84 million giving it 20.98 P/E if the $1.76 EPS is correct. 1,627 are held by Altavista Wealth Inc. 1St Source State Bank accumulated 7,232 shares. Steinberg Asset holds 0.15% or 14,275 shares. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas, a Texas-based fund reported 40,400 shares. (more...)
Fincantieri to build 'next-generation' Cunard cruise ship Fincantieri to build 'next-generation' Cunard cruise ship
- September 28, 2017

The agreement will become operational when the financial and technical conditions are satisfied. Last summer, Cunard completed a massive $132 million renovation to its Queen Mary 2 ship that included transforming the interior public spaces and adding new staterooms to the ship, built in 2004. (more...)
Guns used in Antioch church shooting were lawfully purchased Guns used in Antioch church shooting were lawfully purchased
- September 28, 2017

Samson, 25, is accused of opening fire in the parking lot of Burnette Chapel Church of Christ just after 11 a.m. last Sunday. Melanie Smith, 39, was on her way to her vehicle in the church parking lot when she was hit by a fatal shot, Fox News detailed. (more...)
Thai PM says former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in Dubai Thai PM says former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in Dubai
- September 28, 2017

Female police officers stand guard outside the Supreme Court in Bangkok , Wednesday, Sept. 27, as the judiciary delivered its verdict on case against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Her Puea Thai Party has said that the party does not know where Yingluck is. Prayut said the Foreign Ministry is in the process of revoking Yingluck's passport. (more...)
Fort Drum investigates soldier for tweets supporting Kaepernick, communism Fort Drum investigates soldier for tweets supporting Kaepernick, communism
- September 28, 2017

West Point officials issued a statement that said, "Second Lieutenant Rapone's actions in no way reflect the values of the U.S. Military Academy or the U.S. Rapone posted that "As a young man, Spenser personified patriotism and in high school was a member of the Civil Air Patrol". "While I strongly support the rights of American citizens to express their opinions, the actions of 2nd Lieutenant Rapone are abhorrent and appear to be in clear violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, in ... (more...)
North Korea hacking bitcoin exchanges along with threatening nuclear war North Korea hacking bitcoin exchanges along with threatening nuclear war
- September 28, 2017

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on Monday that Trump's Twitter comments that leader Kim Jong Un and Ri "won't be around much longer" if they acted on their threats amounted to a declaration of war and that Pyongyang had the right to take countermeasures. (more...)
Macron: Britain could still return to a reformed Europe Macron: Britain could still return to a reformed Europe
- September 28, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron has welcomed Angela Merkel´s election victory but he may have difficulties selling his European reform agenda to whatever coalition she manages to cobble together. "A euro zone budget would set exactly the wrong incentives". "I think there is a big scepticism in Germany that this would be useful in the first place, and I don't see how the speech would overcome the scepticism", Guntram Wolff, director of the Bruegel think tank, told dpa. (more...)
Malaysians Banned From Travelling To North Korea Malaysians Banned From Travelling To North Korea
- September 28, 2017

It said the travel ban will be reviewed, once the situation has returned to normal. While the case was simmering and accusations thrown in every direction, both North Korea and Malaysia temporarily banned each other's citizens from leaving their countries in the fallout over the killing of Kim Jong-nam. (more...)
North Korea threatens United States aircraft--Aleteia North Korea threatens United States aircraft--Aleteia
- September 28, 2017

The Oct 4 joint declaration was the outcome of a 2007 inter-Korean summit between late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, father of current leader Kim Jong Un , and late South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun. In addition, Monday's comments by Pyongyang's foreign minister were not the first time North Korea has accused the USA of declaring war on it. The U.S. (more...)
Expel Jewish groups from party, says Labour fringe speaker Expel Jewish groups from party, says Labour fringe speaker
- September 28, 2017

Anti-semitism has plagued the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, and cropped up yet again last night when activists applauded panellists at a fringe meeting who likened supporters of Israel to Nazis. He added: "I think Mr Corbyn must be acutely embarrassed by what should be a centre-piece celebratory conference, after his achievements and the achievement of the party in the general election, has yet again been marred by headlines like this". (more...)
Millennials give Trump low marks in new poll Millennials give Trump low marks in new poll
- September 28, 2017

Overall, a third of millennials (33 percent) said that neither party cares about people like them - a significant portion of young adults when considering the growth of the millennial electorate. But only 43 percent of millennials have a favorable view of the Democratic Party. He fares even worse with African Americans (79% disapproval, 13% approval ), Asian Americans (78%-11%) and Latinos (77%-11%). (more...)
Greater New Haven senators urge Malloy to sign budget Greater New Haven senators urge Malloy to sign budget
- September 28, 2017

At this point it is highly unlikely that a compromise budget will be passed this week. Central Connecticut State University student Andrew Ianni says the Republican budget plan approved by the General Assembly is an atrocity. "Any tax increase will affect the price", said Campo. At about the same time, the Connecticut Association of Small Towns announced their board of directors had voted unanimously to call on the Governor to sign the Republican budget, saying the cuts in his ... (more...)
Letter, 9/26: Health care reform must be bipartisan Letter, 9/26: Health care reform must be bipartisan
- September 28, 2017

The Graham-Cassidy bill is an extreme proposal that would increase costs for older Americans with an age tax, cut coverage, and price gouge people with pre-existing conditions like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. In the first scenario, in which resources are used to first protect lower-income Californians who have benefited from the expanded Medi-Cal program, the result would be that almost 800,000 Californians who get help purchasing private coverage through Covered California would lose ... (more...)
RSI Alert - Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG)
- September 28, 2017

Steadfast Capital Management LP now owns 2,741,466 shares of the energy company's stock valued at $133,537,000 after purchasing an additional 839,724 shares in the last quarter. Cheniere Partners is developing, constructing and operating natural gas liquefaction facilities at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, on the Sabine-Neches Waterway less than four miles from the Gulf Coast adjacent to the existing regasification facilities through its subsidiary, Sabine ... (more...)
Citigroup Inc. Has $22.61 Million Position in EnLink Midstream, LLC (ENLC) Citigroup Inc. Has $22.61 Million Position in EnLink Midstream, LLC (ENLC)
- September 28, 2017

It has outperformed by 1.25% the S&P500. Roanoke Asset Management Corp NY purchased a new stake in shares of EnLink Midstream in the 2nd quarter worth about $220,000. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Friday, September 2 by RBC Capital Markets. Center Coast Capital Advisors LP increased its stake in EnLink Midstream Partners by 19.2% in the third quarter. (more...)
Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine
- September 28, 2017

The I-G Investment Management Ltd holds 912,254 shares with $105.36M value, down from 968,230 last quarter. Pepsico Inc now has $158.10B valuation. Meanwhile, due to an ongoing pressure which caused a decline of nearly -0.99% in the past five days, the stock price is now down -3.87% so far on the year - still in weak territory. (more...)
Arizona guard Rawle Alkins out eight to 12 weeks with broken foot Arizona guard Rawle Alkins out eight to 12 weeks with broken foot
- September 28, 2017

He chose to test the National Basketball Association draft waters this year but opted to return to Arizona for another season. Alkins, a sophomore, averaged 10.9 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 2.1 assists in 28 minutes per game. Freshman Brandon Randolph , who scored 21 points in his debut this summer with Arizona during its trip to Spain, is he favorite to likely step into Alkins' role in the interim. (more...)
Former Iowa senator testifies in Menendez trial Former Iowa senator testifies in Menendez trial
- September 28, 2017

In exchange, prosecutors charge, Menendez sought to help the doctor on several fronts, from getting visas for the doctor's girlfriends to trying to resolve a multimillion dollar billing dispute with the US government. Harkin recalled that Menendez introduced him to Melgen but didn't speak during the 15- or 20-minute meeting in Harkin's office. On his way out of court, Harkin stopped to shake Menendez's hand. (more...)

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