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Japanese PM urges Russian Federation to collaborate in untangling situation around North Korea Japanese PM urges Russian Federation to collaborate in untangling situation around North Korea
- September 10, 2017

Known as "freeze for freeze" the proposal calls for Pyongyang to freeze its nuclear program in exchange for the US and South Korea suspending their joint military drills. Merkel also talked to U.S. President Donald Trump late Monday to discuss the latest provocation by North Korea. At a Conference on Disarmament in Geneva Wednesday, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations called Sunday's nuclear test a "gift package" for the USA - and warned there would be more. (more...)
Korea, US Agree to Boost Joint Military Drills, Deployment of Strategic Weapons Korea, US Agree to Boost Joint Military Drills, Deployment of Strategic Weapons
- September 10, 2017

If this proves true, Lee's reference to the "normal angle" could dictate what happens next. The Security Council already imposed more sanctions last month after Pyongyang test-fired two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. The statement says both leaders stressed that the global community has condemned North Korea's "provocations". The conflict was halted by a 1953 armistice but no peace treaty has been signed. (more...)
Moon Tells Putin N. Korea Situation Could Become Uncontrollable
- September 10, 2017

Last year, China shipped just over 96,000 tonnes of gasoline and nearly 45,000 tonnes of diesel to North Korea , where it is used across the economy, from fishermen and farmers to truckers and the military. The situation on the Korean peninsula is complicated by provocations of North Korea, and if Pyongyang's provocations do not stop, further development of the situation may be unpredictable, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday. (more...)
Maharashtra Minister's Daughter Denounces State Awarded Scholarship After A Huge Controversy Maharashtra Minister's Daughter Denounces State Awarded Scholarship After A Huge Controversy
- September 10, 2017

If you get admission in any of the top 100 Universities, then there is no income criterion to apply. She reacted by asking if is it was her fault that she happens to be the daughter of a minister. Badole sought to distance himself from the controversy, saying "he did not play any role" in the scholarship for daughter Shruti, who is pursuing a three-year PhD course in astronomy and astrophysics at University of Manchester in the UK. (more...)
Fentanyl detected in 81% of illicit drug deaths in BC in 2017 Fentanyl detected in 81% of illicit drug deaths in BC in 2017
- September 10, 2017

Illicit drug overdose deaths including and excluding fentanyl from 2007 to 2016. July saw the first substantial decrease in overdose deaths this year, acting as a bit of relief in the ongoing overdose crisis. In a statement, Lapointe reiterated that drug users are at high risk of overdosing when they use alone and aren't able to get help, which has been the case in most of the fatalities. (more...)
BB&T Securities LLC Has $741000 Stake in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) BB&T Securities LLC Has $741000 Stake in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)
- September 10, 2017

The fund owned 15,370 shares of the company's stock after selling 869 shares during the period. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI's holdings in Carnival Corporation were worth $969,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. In associated news, executive Alan Buckelew unloaded 15,000 stocks of the shares in a trade that took place on Mon, Jul 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.02, for a total transaction of $1,005,300.00. (more...)
Two dead, several feared trapped after under-construction flyover collapses in Odisha Two dead, several feared trapped after under-construction flyover collapses in Odisha
- September 10, 2017

The deceased, died on the spot, has been identified as Satya Patnaik (40), a resident of Jharpada area was returning back home carrying his daughter Shital (10) from her dance class on motorcycle when the accident occurred. Odisahatv.in, citing some reports, says that the flyover project was under Roads and Buildings (R&B) Division-4 and was being executed by Panda Infrastructure. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey: 70% of home damage costs aren't covered by insurance Hurricane Harvey: 70% of home damage costs aren't covered by insurance
- September 10, 2017

The tap-water outage has forced an evacuation of patients from Beaumont's Baptist Hospital. Abbott added that those who don't have flood insurance will be taken care of. Al Sistrunk, 67, echoed Coleman's sentiments, praising the city's response to Harvey while waiting in line to file a Federal Emergency Management Agency. (more...)
Kangana Ranaut calls her sister Rangoli's tweets 'impulsive' and 'hormonal' Kangana Ranaut calls her sister Rangoli's tweets 'impulsive' and 'hormonal'
- September 10, 2017

But we also know that whenever Kangana, whose life is now an open book, is slammed on a social networking site, her elder sister Rangoli takes charge and slams every controversy, trolls, among others. Simran is an intimate portrait of one such migrant who, with all her flaws, is unapologetic and refuses to give up on her pursuit for happiness. She retweeted an article slamming Sona and wrote, "When someone bares her soul don't call it circus, you are a black spot on womanhood". (more...)
Mexico expels North Korea's ambassador Mexico expels North Korea's ambassador
- September 10, 2017

During his Russian Federation visit, Moon spoke warmly of his relationship with Putin, saying the two were "friendly" and shared the same aims. "If we start breaking crockery diplomatically, I don't see how you get anywhere without the Russians and Chinese - especially the Chinese". (more...)
Arkema sued by first responders over plant fire Arkema sued by first responders over plant fire
- September 10, 2017

You knew professionals had tactically weighed costs, benefits and good advice before isolating explosive organic peroxides from more-lethal sulfur dioxide, evacuating employees and leaving these plastics-process chemicals to burn, instead of trucking them through crowds of storm refugees. (more...)
N Korea Nuclear Risk 'Most Dangerous Crisis We Face Today — UN Chief N Korea Nuclear Risk 'Most Dangerous Crisis We Face Today — UN Chief
- September 10, 2017

The global community must undertake concerted efforts to prevent any further escalation and to seek a holistic solution, he said. When asked if the violence could be described as ethnic cleansing, Guterres told reporters on Tuesday: "We are facing a risk, I hope we don't get there". (more...)
Sanctions won't solve North Korean crisis: China Sanctions won't solve North Korean crisis: China
- September 10, 2017

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday of "begging for war" with a series of nuclear bomb and missile tests. Experts say a ban on oil supplies would be devastating for ordinary North Koreans. It also provides hundreds of thousands of tonnes of oil and fuel to the impoverished regime. (more...)
Rodgers revels in Celtic's display against Hamilton Rodgers revels in Celtic's display against Hamilton
- September 10, 2017

We think he'll be fine for Tuesday, but there's too much of a risk there. The most important thing is that we can't risk it. "Yes, there is a chance (Edouard could start)". "I don't think he has ever trained at 11 o'clock in the morning in the rain and with the floodlights on". "He will be adapting to Scottish football, most definitely", Rodgers added. (more...)
Plateau United Emerge NPFL Champions Plateau United Emerge NPFL Champions
- September 10, 2017

It is the second league championship the city of Jos famous for its tin mines will celebrate after Mighty Jets first won the title in 1972. The Fatai Amoo-led side ended the season 17th and on 50 points. For ABS, Wikki Tourists and Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), it looks like a touch-and-go situation as a slip-up by any of them in their games on the road at Nasarawa United, Gombe United and Niger Tornadoes could mean the tolling of a bell. (more...)
United States and South Korea deploy 4 more Thaad launchers amid Pyongyang threats
- September 10, 2017

THAAD also became a topic of controversy after U.S. President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay as much as $1 billion to place THAAD on South Korean soil. The proposal has been submitted to the other members of the UN Security Council. But North Korea's ICBM launches in July prompted him to order his government to discuss deployment of the four remaining launchers at the Seongju military base, about 220 kilometers (136 miles) southeast of Seoul. (more...)
'Racial Bias' In Justice System Exposed By Independent Report 'Racial Bias' In Justice System Exposed By Independent Report
- September 10, 2017

While 14 per cent of the general population are from BAME backgrounds, the proportion within the police and prison service is 6 per cent, 7 per cent in the judiciary, 11 per cent among magistrates and 19 per cent in the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). (more...)
Stock Roundup: Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (CRZO)
- September 10, 2017

William Blair Investment Management, LLC grew its position by buying 125,863 shares an increase of 8.9% in the quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,555,207 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $245,193,000 after acquiring an additional 8,513,822 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Q4 2016 Sentiment Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL)
- September 10, 2017

Texas Permanent School Fund increased its holdings in shares of The Finish Line by 0.3% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 7,964 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $112,000 after purchasing an additional 3,464 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Putin says sanctions on North Korea unlikely to work
- September 10, 2017

Moon and Abe in their meeting agreed to cooperate on seeking tougher United Nations sanctions against North Korea and pledged to strengthen efforts to persuade Beijing and Moscow into cutting off oil supplies to the North, said Yoon Young-chan, Moon's chief press secretary. (more...)
Putin: Russia reserves right to cut further U.S. diplomatic mission Putin: Russia reserves right to cut further U.S. diplomatic mission
- September 10, 2017

Speaking at a news conference during a summit in China on Tuesday, Putin dismissed as "naive" a question about whether he was disappointed in Trump. Embassy in Russian Federation cut hundreds of its staff. Putin said the Americans cut the number of Russian diplomatic missions, and this was their right, "but what's different here is that this was apparently done in an uncivilized manner, and this doesn't put our American partners in a good light". (more...)
Afghanistan: UN Confirms 44 Civilians Killed, Injured in Latest Airstrikes Afghanistan: UN Confirms 44 Civilians Killed, Injured in Latest Airstrikes
- September 10, 2017

Trump and Gen John W. Nicholson - the top US commander in Afghanistan. "If you want to hit the Taliban where it hurts, you have got to go into their sanctuaries and this is a very fraught, delicate matter because this gets into the very tricky US-Pakistan relationship", Kugelman told Al Jazeera. (more...)
$1.55 Billion in Sales Expected for Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) This Quarter
- September 10, 2017

Looking at a shorter time period, shares have been seen -10.59% away from the 50 day high and 0.32% off the 50 day low price.Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB ). Cullinan Associates reported 71,140 shares. The stock of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) earned "Reduce" rating by Nomura on Monday, October 10. The stock of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) earned "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 3. (more...)
Russian Federation plans to sue the USA over consulate closures Russian Federation plans to sue the USA over consulate closures
- September 10, 2017

Putin made the remarks Wednesday after meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Vladivostok, Russia . North Korea has ratcheted up worldwide tension and fear with its sixth and largest nuclear test on Sunday, but South Koreans feel increasingly doubtful it would start a war, a poll showed on Friday. (more...)
Where North Korea Ranks Among Countries That Have Tested Nuclear Weapons
- September 10, 2017

Pyongyang's announcement on Sunday was met with severe verbal backlash from across the world, with countries like the U.S. and Japan demanding even stricter sanctions from the United Nations (UN) against the North in an effort to cripple its economy, thereby forcing the nation to curb its missile tests. (more...)