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North Korea warns U.S., 'the blood-thirsty beast', against fresh United Nations sanctions

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The resolution was drafted by the U.S.in response to Pyongyang's sixth underground nuclear test on September 3, which is believed to have been of the regime's first hydrogen bomb. KELEMEN: It did seem so to many of us who have been watching this. "We're convinced that diverting the gathering menace from the Korean Peninsula could be done not through further and further sanctions, but by political means", he said. Read More »

Power Out For More Than 60 Percent Of Florida Homes And Businesses

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Packing winds of 130 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma blasted Florida over the weekend, first making landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm. By Monday morning, most Miami streets were drying up, though they were covered with debris. Irma pounded Naples and Marco Island before heading to Tampa. Read More »

Kim praises 'perfect success' of North Korea's nuclear test

Peru's action follows a similar rebuke recently by Mexico. "Sanctions against North Korea are likely to fuel their cybercrime activity", said Bryce Boland, Singapore-based chief technology officer with FireEye. Some experts, however, doubt the oil and fuel component on the sanctions will have much impact. "Beyond the USA $1.3 billion in annual revenues we will cut from North Korea, new maritime authorities will help us stop them from obtaining funds by smuggling coal and other prohibited ... Read More »

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE) Trades at New 52-Week Low

About shares traded. Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) has risen 66.79% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It is down 0.00% since September 10, 2016 and is. The ratio has worsened, as 78 funds increased or started new equity positions, while 73 sold and trimmed stakes in Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 56 Increased: 54 New Position: 24. Read More »

Republican senator Ted Cruz caught liking pornographic video on social media

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Nevertheless, Ted Cruz quickly became a trending topic and the butt of a raging internet joke machine. Cruz's office has not yet responded to a request for comment, and the like disappeared early on Tuesday. The former presidential candidate has always been known for his support for "traditional family values" and stance against pornography. This is not the first time Cruz has been associated with porn. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: In Storm's Path, Georgia Declares a State of Emergency

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Nathan Deal expanded the state of emergency to all 159 counties in a press release on Sunday, Sept. 10. "We will continue monitoring Hurricane Irma's path in the days ahead and coordinating with our federal, state and local partners". The National Guard, FEMA teams and state agencies are still preparing for the storm to bring "heavy rains and winds to North Carolina starting Monday", according to Cooper. Read More »

Were You On This Delta Plane That Flew Into Hurricane Irma?

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As Delta 431 flew to Puerto Rico , Twitter users cheered on the flight, giving kudos to the airline's dispatch team for expertly monitoring the volatile weather conditions against the Terminal Aerodrome Forecast and navigating the flight to its destination. Read More »

Irma weakens to tropical storm on northward ascent across Florida

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While she and her son stay inside the shelter, her husband is hunkering down with their dog at home. Irma made landfall on the Florida Keys as a Category 4 hurricane Sunday, but officials still have no idea how bad the damage there is. Residents fled to shelters, hotels or relatives in safer areas. Roofs ripped off: CNN's team in Key Largo saw some areas devastated by the storm, with roofs ripped off mobile homes in one neighborhood. Read More »

North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions

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Russia's exports of crude oil to North Korea are about 40,000 tonnes a year. North Korea, for its part, has threatened to inflict "the greatest pain and suffering" if tougher sanctions are imposed. Textiles were North Korea's second-biggest export after coal and other minerals in 2016, totalling $US752 million, according to data from the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency. Read More »

Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico

The last time there were three active in the Atlantic was seven years ago, according to a twitter post by Philip Klotzbach, a meteorologist at Colorado State University. "How are we going to survive from here?" asked Gwen Bush, who waded through thigh-deep floodwaters outside her central Florida home to reach National Guard rescuers and get a ride to a shelter. Read More »

Merkel backs tougher United Nations sanctions against North Korea call with Putin

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In a separate KCNA commentary released late Saturday, the North said that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "has not yet fully understood the meaning and stern warning" it issued via its "ICBM-ready hydrogen bomb test". North Korean hackers have mounted attacks on at least three South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges since May, security researcher FireEye said in a report Monday. Read More »

UN Security Council to vote Monday on weakened North Korea sanctions

The council has unanimously adopted eight resolutions since 2006 gradually ratcheting up sanctions on North Korea over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs. Some analysts suggested the measure was meant to emphasize China's independent efforts ahead of the vote on a new UNSC resolution. A week ago, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called for the "strongest possible" sanctions on North Korea and had sought an oil embargo on Pyongyang. Read More »

Trump, Erdogan discuss 'regional security' in call: White House

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The agency does not give details of the agreement, because according to the contract, the priority right to comment on the contract belongs to the foreign customer. "For this reason we fully understand the reactions of several Western countries which are trying to put pressure on Turkey". Can Turkey and Russian Federation push back Iran in Syria? The phone call came amid a backdrop of deteriorating relations between Washington and Ankara, NATO allies whose relations have soured over the ... Read More »

Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, unsafe storm surges feared

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The rainfall could be between 8 to 16 inches in parts of Georgia , 3-12 inches in western SC, and western North Carolina and about 2 to 5 inches in eastern Alabama and southern Tennessee, reported Heavy. Similar storm surge and winds gusts are possible up to coast to Charleston too. Officials warned it could take weeks for electricity to be restored to everyone. Read More »

Callon Petroleum (CPE) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Apg Asset Nv stated it has 1.24 million shares. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. BlackRock upped its stake in Callon Petroleum by 96,684.2% in the Q1. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, January 8 by Raymond James. ValuEngine downgraded Callon Petroleum from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, May 18th. Read More »

UN Security Council steps up North Korea sanctions

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US Ambassador Nikki Haley welcomed the sanctions and said that this was a message to the recluse nation that "the world will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea ". Minister Koenders restated his government's firm support for South Korea's North Korea policy and promised to increase Dutch efforts on the matter through sanctions, and UNSC- and EU-led pressure, the ministry added. Read More »

Arenado powers Rockies past Diamondbacks

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The Rockies took the first game of a key four-game series between the National League wild-card leader, Arizona, and second-place Colorado. Arenado's home run followed, giving him a major-league leading 123 runs batted in on the season. "I just try to block it all out and hit the ball hard", said LeMahieu, who his batting.317 with 28 doubles, seven homers and 60 RBIs from the No. 2 spot in the order behind MVP candidate Charlie Blackmon . Read More »

IU football cancels game with Florida International in wake of Hurricane Irma

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FIU , in fact, has cancelled all sporting events through Sunday . Florida International has called off its football game at IN on Saturday because of ongoing effects of Hurricane Irma. Glass indicated that IN is working diligently to try and find an opponent to play at Memorial Stadium on October 7, the team's previously scheduled bye week. Read More »

Florida sheriff: Do not shoot at hurricane

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Edwards told The Associated Press on Sunday in a Facebook message it "seems the joke may have gone over many people's heads". The Pasco County Sheriff's Office told residents that firing at the category 5 storm "won't turn it around" and would have "very unsafe side effects". Read More »

Irma Weakens To A Tropical Storm, But Danger Persists

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Buckhorn said areas along the Tampa Bay shoreline could expect a unsafe storm surge anywhere from 3 to 8 feet, adding that it would depend on where Irma went. While the storm is expected to weaken slightly, it will still remain a powerful hurricane as it moves through Florida . Up to 6.5 million people have been ordered to evacuate the area - one of the biggest evacuations in USA history - as the storm engulfed the region. Read More »

Power's out for 3.3 million so far in Florida

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As of 2100 AEST on Sunday , the hurricane was centred about 25km south-southeast of Key West, Florida, and was moving northwest at 13km/h. Forecasters say it will be near the Florida Keys by Sunday morning. That is a storm surge, basically like a wall of water, like a pancake of water'. Still, even in our area of Tampa , I saw dozens of people packing up on Saturday afternoon to head out of town. Read More »

Father Tom Uzhunnalil released from captivity

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Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who hails from Kottayam, was abducted in March previous year allegedly by terrorists who attacked an old-age home run by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in Yemen's city of Aden. "I am very sad that nothing has been done seriously in my regard", he added in the video. "I am happy to inform that Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been rescued", Ms. Read More »

Florida suffers coast-to-coast battering from 130mph Irma

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More than 125,000 customers mostly in coastal and south Georgia are without power after Hurricane Irma crossed over into the state overnight, bringing high winds and rain. - In Venice, Florida, the water plant was shut down after it was damaged by the storm. Handfuls of holdout residents, having defied calls to evacuate, hunkered down as Irma tore over the Keys, ripping boats from their moorings, flattening palm trees and downing power lines across the island chain popular for fishing and ... Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Naples, Florida mayor says city "dodged" storm surge predictions

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Johns River rose to levels unseen since 1846. The military will distribute food and help evacuate 10,000 Keys residents who did not leave before the storm, the U.S. Before dawn, National Guard troops and Orange County Fire Rescue crews worked to rescue almost 150 people and an unknown number of family pets, in some cases from water that had reached 1 to 2 metres. Read More »

Michigan Republican congressman won't seek re election

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He said in a written statement he's ready to return to the private sector and spend more time with his family. "It has been an extraordinary privilege to serve the people of Southeast Michigan in Congress". "I think a democrat will have an excellent chance to take his (Trott) seat in 2018". Trott defeated former U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio in 2014. Trott was re-elected in 2016 by 13 percentage points over Anil Kumar but with 53 per cent of the total vote - the lowest share in any of ... Read More »

Irma Downgraded to Tropical Storm, Maintains Large Wind Field

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Officials in Beaufort County say they will assess the damage from Tropical Storm Irma at daylight Tuesday and hope to have an announcement on whether evacuated residents can return a short time later. "Impacts are expected to peak Monday with the strongest winds , greatest storm surge , heaviest rain and greatest tornado threat", according to Charleston forecasters. Read More »

Two brothers dead in Taytay landslide due to rains from "Maring"

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Tropical Depression "Maring" made landfall in Mauban, Quezon Tuesday morning and is now headed towards Laguna province, according to state weather bureau PAGASA. Police also reported that a 12-year-old girl drowned in metropolitan Manila's Pasay city while bathing in a river during the heavy downpour. Twenty-two passengers were rescued from a bus stuck in floodwaters in Pitogo town in Quezon, she said. Read More »

Power outages hit more than 840000 Georgia customers

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As soon as weather permitted, EMC crews descended upon hardest hit areas to begin damage assessments followed by early stages of restoration work. Tropical storm force winds pummeled much of the state for hours, pulling down trees and power lines. Read More »

Florida Keys, airports partially re-open after Irma rips through state

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Despite taking a direct hit, the island appears to have escaped some of the major damage feared by officials. Officials recommended residents check their mobile devices to make sure the emergency alerts feature has been activated. "The important thing is that we're fine", he said, acknowledging his family members in SC who were also impacted by Irma . About 800 flights had been cancelled at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and almost 1.5 million Georgia Power and EMC ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Irma Gradually Weakening Over Northern Florida

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The Georgia Emergency Management Agency alerted residents to "historic levels of flooding" on the Atlantic Coast and urged people to take shelter, if they had not already evacuated. Around 3.5 million people have been left without power in the storm, declared a major disaster by President Trump. Two law enforcement officers - Sheriff Julie Bridges and an employee of the Florida Department of Corrections - died while driving home from a shelter, according to the Hardee County Sheriff's ... Read More »