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The Way to Make North Korea Back Down


Tensions have been escalating in the Korean peninsula after North Korea claims to have tested a hydrogen bomb and an intercontinental ballistic missile that could go as far as to the east coast of the US. Trump's call to Xi is part of his efforts to reach out to global leaders on the issue of North Korean threat. North Korea has now conducted six nuclear tests in the last decade, more than 20 ballistic missile tests this year alone, and is rapidly moving toward its goal of developing a ... Read More »

NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says USA will suffer

Undaunted by the worldwide criticism of its test, which Pyongyang says was of a hydrogen bomb, Pyongyang celebrated through the weekend, with concerts and banquets for the country's nuclear scientists and engineers. "(They discussed) a firm and united reaction towards North Korea's repeated provocations as it is a threat to world peace and security", the Elysee Palace told CNN. Read More »

State Senate Approves Foxconn Incentives Package


The bill now heads back to the state Assembly. Proponents claim the Foxconn deal could eventually create up to 13,000 jobs. It appears the factory would be located in Racine County, since the city of Kenosha announced it's taking itself out of consideration. Read More »

Russell Westbrook reportedly signs 10-year extension with Nike's Jordan Brand


Thanks to a huge new deal, Russ has become the new face of the Jordan brand. The contract will be retroactively applied to this past season, in which Westbrook averaged 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists. Just after agreeing to the extension, Westbrook and Jordan embarked on a multicity, rapid-fire tour of China, with Westbrook again supporting the newest Air Jordan model. Read More »

Expedition 53-54 Members Launch To International Space Station


After launch the trip to the station should take about six hours or so at which point the crew will dock and the hatch will open roughly two hours after that. The final three members that will round out Expedition 53-54 on the International Space Station are headed to their new home in the sky Tuesday night . Read More »

US Seeks an Asset Freeze for Kim Jong Un


Of five key original measures, a ban on textile exports from North Korea remained . The draft further calls for a Kim Jong Un asset freeze and a travel ban on North Korea's senior leaders. Textiles were North Korea's second-biggest export after coal and other minerals in 2016, totalling $752 million, according to data from the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency. Read More »

Tropical Storm Jose forms in Atlantic


A hurricane warning due to Irma is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, Saba, St. Eustatius, Saint Maarten, Saint Martin, Saint Barthelemy, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Tropical Depression 13 is trying to organize into a tropical storm off the coast of Mexico. Forecasters predict that by Friday, it will have turned into a Category 3 hurricane. Read More »

Irma Continues to Weaken


As of 5:00 pm EDT, Irma was listed as a category 2 hurricane. National Weather Service forecast maps show high pressure retreating north from Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday, left, and the potential for low pressure and associated frontal boundaries to be near D.C. Read More »

What's Cardinal Health Incorporated (NYSE:CAH) Upside After This Short Interest Decrease?

Boot Barn Holdings Inc now has $211.41 million valuation. About 1.84 million shares traded. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) has risen 17.00% since September 9, 2016 and is uptrending. Since May 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.70 million activity. Giacomin Jon L had sold 23,270 shares worth $1.70M. Currently, 251.14 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 247.63 million shares have been available to trade. Read More »

Millions disconnected from electricity in Florida, Georgia


Her struggle to find water made her realize the threat from Irma . We will update this post as more information becomes available. "So, I hope everybody will pray for us", he said . Johns River that broke the record set in 1964 during Hurricane Dora. "The curfew will remain in place until we determine there is no risk of [lost] life from downed power lines", Buckhorn said . Read More »

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc

The stock was bought at an average price of $12.94 per share, with a total value of $64,700.00. Proxima Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in Santander Consumer USA Holdings by 15.9% in the second quarter. Santander Consumer USA Holdings ( NYSE SC ) opened at 14.26 on Wednesday. Its Consumer Finance business is focused on vehicle financial products and services, including retail installment contracts, vehicle leases, and dealer loans, as well as financial products and services related to ... Read More »

Orange County Public Schools closed through Thursday


Lee County Schools and District Offices will also be closed through Friday, September 15th. Nearly 19,000 people and thousands of pets sheltered in 14 schools , according to Superintendent Todd Bowden. School administrators said they are assessing their campuses today. The school systems joined Manatee County Schools, which are also returning to class on Monday, with its decision. Read More »

South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year


Due to increasing supply and falling use, USDA said corn ending stocks are up 62 million bushels when compared to last month's estimates. US soybeans will capture the largest harvest on record, according to September USDA estimates. Read More »

This is what Florida looks like as Irma hits


The massive storm, which had menaced Florida for days and triggered evacuation orders covering 5.6 million people, made two official landfalls on Sunday, reports The Washington Post . A spokesperson for Florida Power & Light, the state's biggest utility, said recovery from the storm would require a "wholesale rebuild" of the electrical grid . Read More »

Irma is looking more and more Tampa-bound, forecasters say


Georgia officials have decided a one-way escape route for coastal residents fleeing Hurricane Irma isn't needed after all. That would have put the hurricane over the east coast of Florida . But that doesn't mean all Floridians should try to go back home. I have all my mother's antiques. BOTTOM LINE: What About South Carolina? "You've got to be patient". Read More »

Hurricane Irma caused sizable damage in Naples, drone footage shows


A weakened Irma spread misery around the Southeast on Monday, triggering coastal flooding in parts of Georgia and SC while dumping heavy rains around the region. Rescue mode: Mayor Lenny Curry said his city is in "rescue mode", with teams working to evacuate people from low-lying areas impacted by the flooding. Read More »

Irma Weakens into a Tropical Storm but Keeps Causing Misery


The Veronica Mars star, filming her new movie in the U.S. city, was also left stranded by the storms. By Monday afternoon, its winds were down to 60 miles per hour (97 kph). As morning broke, he couldn't open the electric shutters to see outside. Orlando Utilities Commission spokesman Roseann Harrington said: "We ask for everybody's patience". Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Florida Keys facing potential 'humanitarian crisis'


Corey Smith, a delivery driver who rode out the hurricane in Key Largo , said power was out on the island, there was very limited fuel and supermarkets were closed. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has already declared a state of emergency for all 159 counties as Irma barrels toward the state. Meanwhile, Irma's rampage across northern Cuban took the lives of 10 people, officials said on Monday as the scope of the disaster came more fully into view. Read More »

2018 schedules for #Royals and #STLCards are set


The Mets' appearance at Fenway Park for the first time since 2009 is among the novelties of the team's schedule for next season, which was released Tuesday . Their first home series will be against Pittsburgh beginning on April 9th, with the two other games on the 11th and 12th. The AL Central schedule means the Cubs switch from four games against the White Sox to a pair of three-game weekend series - May 11-13 at home and September 21-23 on the South Side. Read More »

Did Trump Just Subtweet MSNBC Reporter Katy Tur?


My body freezes. The next thing that crossed her mind, she wrote , is, "F-". 'F***, I hope the cameras didn't see that. At a few different campaign events and press conferences, Trump called her out by name, chastising her for her critical reports of him and calling her " little Katy ", according to USA Today . Read More »

Don't freak out about Hurricane Jose just yet


Parts of Eastern Canada including Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada could feel Jose's effects by next week. Shortly after Irma ravaged the Caribbean , strong Jose formed, threatening already wrecked houses, businesses and shelters with major loss of communication. Read More »

Haley: Sanctions will 'starve' N Korea into ending nuclear programme

In order for the resolution to be adopted, more than nine of the 15 permanent as well as non-permanent members of the Security Council must vote in favor of further sanctions . The final draft of the resolution also contains language regarding oil exports to North Korea . He urged the administration to "dramatically ramp up" US sanctions designations of entities that deal with North Korea , particularly Chinese banks. Read More »

Congress sends condemnation of white supremacists to Trump for signature


Scott, who represents SC, criticized the president's response last month to events that resulted in the death of three people - including one young woman who was hit when a auto drove through a crowd of counter-protesters. Trump asserted there were good people on "both sides" of the Charlottesville rally and bemoaned rising efforts to remove Confederate monuments as an attack on America's "history and culture", drawing widespread condemnation. Read More »

Mamata agrees to some demands of Hill leaders


That is why Amar Singh Rai and Santa Rai presence at the meeting is raising speculation that Gurung's diktat may not be as strong as it used to be in the hills. Banerjee said at the meeting that there was a provision for holding talks involving the centre under the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) Act, and that the possibility will be explored, but nothing concrete is likely to emerge until the next round of talks, scheduled for 16 October. Read More »

As Trump Raises Ceiling, National Debt Tops $20 Trillion

Trump, with the stroke of his presidential pen, increased the statutory debt last Friday by approximately $318 billion, according to the Treasury Department. Peterson Foundation Michael A. Peterson told the website that this new record will force the U.S. to pay $6 trillion in interest over the next decade. Read More »

Ontario sending 200 workers to help restore power in Florida


Hydro Ottawa is sending 25 workers to the southern United States Tuesday to help restore power after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey struck many communities. However, another Florida utility could request their help after all Tampa power is restored. A Hydro One spokesperson said the company has reciprocal arrangements in place with other North American utilities to help with significant power outages. Read More »

Sheriff: Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Wife Confessed


The real estate agent's body was found in a marshy wooded area Saturday, more than two weeks after her disappearance on August 25, the day Hurricane Harvey made landfall. "Tragedy struck into the hearts of friends and family across the nation", Crystal McDowell's boyfriend, Paul Hargrave, told ABC News in a statement. Read More »

OECD education study reveals gender gap and strong disparity


The report comes as Labour campaigns for next week's election on a platform of scrapping fees for a lifetime entitlement of three years of tertiary education by 2024, starting with one year free next year. NZ preschool enrolments are also above average for 3-year-olds (89%) and 4-year-olds (94%), and are substantially above Australia's at all ages. The OECD average amount spent by educational institutions per primary student amounted to $8,733 (€7,301). Read More »

Netanyahu, In Argentina, Lauds Effort To Solve 1994 Jewish Center Bombing


Netanyahu, who is accompanied by a 30-member delegation of Israeli business leaders, said Israel was an "innovation nation" eager to share opportunities with Argentina in agriculture, water, IT, cyber security and health. Messages on those posters read wanted for "human rights crimes" and the "genocide of the Palestinian people". It is a first visit by a sitting Israeli prime minister to Latin America. Read More »

Israeli Muslims Protest Myanmar's Treatment of Rohingya


The violence and exodus began on August 25 when Rohingya insurgents attacked Myanmar police and paramilitary posts in what they said was an effort to protect their ethnic minority from persecution by security forces in the majority Buddhist country. Read More »

UNHR says India can't deport Rohingyas; condemns Gauri Lankesh murder


We have also noted that the issue of human rights situations in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir has been raised. On Monday, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, speaking at the opening of Human Rights Council session in Geneva, had said, "I deplore current measures in India to deport Rohingyas at a time of such violence against them in their country". Read More »

North Korea Threatens Unprecedented Suffering in Response to New UN Sanctions


But FireEye points out that hackers can swap them into other, more anonymous cryptocurrencies - or move them elsewhere and eventually withdraw them in traditional currencies like South Korean won or USA dollars. Reaction in Asia to the latest round of global sanctions imposed on North Korea has been positive, but many are still skeptical they will have any significant impact. Read More »