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No federal charges for officers in Freddie Gray case No federal charges for officers in Freddie Gray case
- September 13, 2017

Gray, 25, died from a severe spinal injury in April 2015, after being arrested for having a switchblade and running away from police. Five of those officers will still face internal disciplinary hearings. Michael E. Davis, an attorney for the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 3, said in a statement he hadn't heard anything from the Department of Justice, but said they are "pleased" to hear media reports. (more...)
New playmate arrives for confiscated tiger cub New playmate arrives for confiscated tiger cub
- September 13, 2017

The National Zoo in Washington, D.C. had another cub that needed to be separated from its overly aggressive mother. "My team has mixed emotions right now", said Craig Saffoe, curator of Great Cats at the National Zoo. The striped fur-monster is a 9-week-old male, who was immediately taken to the Safari Park's Ione and Paul Harter Animal Care Center so he can get the proper TLC he needs to grow strong enough to breed. (more...)
Revered Musician Virgil Howe, Son Of Yes' Steve, Dies Suddenly Revered Musician Virgil Howe, Son Of Yes' Steve, Dies Suddenly
- September 13, 2017

The rock band that included Yes guitarist Steve Howe's son, Virgil Howe-who died at 41 on Monday (Sept. 11)-was scheduled to begin a United Kingdom tour today (Sept. Our thoughts are with his daughter, family and partner. He also performed on the band's title theme to the Netflix show Better Call Saul , a Breaking Bad spin-off. (more...)
North Korea's Development of Nuclear Force Reaches Completion Phase - Envoy North Korea's Development of Nuclear Force Reaches Completion Phase - Envoy
- September 13, 2017

It "demonstrates the difficulties of negotiating with North Korea's chief sanctions enablers, China and Russia", he said . "New Zealand, once again, joins the global community in calling on North Korea to abide by its worldwide obligations and turn away from its current course". (more...)
Russia Used Facebook to Promote Anti-refugee Rally in Twin Falls Russia Used Facebook to Promote Anti-refugee Rally in Twin Falls
- September 13, 2017

Warner has been pushing for the companies to testify before the Senate panel, and on Tuesday he weighed in on a report that Russian agents used Facebook to promote protests in the US, including an anti-immigrant protest in August 2016 during the campaign. (more...)
United Nations passes new sanctions against North Korea United Nations passes new sanctions against North Korea
- September 13, 2017

The United States is seeking a vote on a United Nations resolution which would impose the toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea . "Japan should be punished because it has been actively taking part in the sanctions". "It could be meaningful in that the resolution includes restrictions on oil supplies (to the North ), though it still falls short of our expectations", said Cho Bong-hyun, a senior analyst at IBK Economic Research Institute. (more...)
European Union seeks to ramp up North Korea sanctions pressure European Union seeks to ramp up North Korea sanctions pressure
- September 13, 2017

U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley speaks on the sidelines with Chinese Ambassador Liu Jieyi after a United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea in New York City, U.S., September 11, 2017. He said China was not doing enough to curtail its support of North Korea and that the United States should use economic leverage to influence Beijing. (more...)
Hurricane Irma makes landfall in lower Florida Keys Hurricane Irma makes landfall in lower Florida Keys
- September 13, 2017

Irma made landfall on the Florida Keys as a Category 4 hurricane Sunday, but the full extent of the damage there is still unknown. At least four people were killed by the storm in Florida, and 3.3 million people are now without power . "Plus we are still without water, power, sewer, gas and cell service", she said. The second victim was a sergeant at the Hardee Correctional Institute who had been on his way to work, the highway patrol said. (more...)
Staffer anxious Menendez was 'degrading' himself over visas Staffer anxious Menendez was 'degrading' himself over visas
- September 13, 2017

Bob Menendez testified Monday that the Democrat helped with the visa applications of friends of a wealthy doctor who faces bribery charges with him, while defense attorneys sought to show Menendez's actions were unremarkable and part of the duties of his office. (more...)
Texas AG Files Suit Against 3 Texas Business for Price Gouging Texas AG Files Suit Against 3 Texas Business for Price Gouging
- September 13, 2017

People use boats to help bring items out of homes in an area where. The state has already kicked off some reckoning of its own, as Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday filed lawsuits against three businesses accused of price gouging during the self-inflicted crisis, including one based in North Texas. (more...)
Area employers expect a bit more hiring in fourth quarter Area employers expect a bit more hiring in fourth quarter
- September 13, 2017

Employers expect a positive hiring climate for the fourth quarter of 2017. Those findings give metro Milwaukee a net employment outlook of 18 percent, down from 20 percent in the third quarter and up from 17 percent at the same time a year ago. (more...)
Iraqi Parliament Rejects Plan For Kurdish Independence Referendum Iraqi Parliament Rejects Plan For Kurdish Independence Referendum
- September 13, 2017

The non-binding referendum will see residents of northern Iraq's Kurdish region vote on whether or not to declare formal independence from Baghdad. After the vote, Kurdish leader Masud Barzani vowed to press ahead with the referendum, scheduled for September 25. (more...)
Minnesota authorities consider charges against officer in shooting death of Justine Damond Minnesota authorities consider charges against officer in shooting death of Justine Damond
- September 13, 2017

County lawyer Mike Freeman has said he is considering a murder charge against Noor. THE investigation into Justine Damond's killing by Minneapolis cop Mohamed Noor has cleared its first stage. In that case, Freeman broke precedent with the standard practice of having a grand jury decide whether officers would be charged in police shootings and he made the decision himself. (more...)
Analysts Rated Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) as Buy Analysts Rated Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) as Buy
- September 13, 2017

The stock decreased 2.77% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $38.22. About 5.48M shares traded or 9.82% up from the average. Brands, Inc. LXRX's SI was 15.77 million shares in September as released by FINRA. Brandywine Global Lc owns 188,441 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. 8,916 are owned by At State Bank. (more...)
South Florida Airports Re-Open With Limited Operations South Florida Airports Re-Open With Limited Operations
- September 13, 2017

But this storm , while wounded, is still risky. In Savannah, Interstate 16's contraflow has ended as the storm has shifted its path west. "The greatest impacts from Irma will be felt with winds increasing to 40 to 50 miles per hour with gusts near 70 miles per hour along and east of the center of the storm track by early this afternoon". (more...)
Hillary Clinton is upset about a lot of things in What Happened Hillary Clinton is upset about a lot of things in What Happened
- September 13, 2017

As for former FBI Director James Comey, she believes his last minute announcement about her emails 11 days before the election cost her momentum and that she wanted to hit back hard, but her team convinced her to let it go and move on . The passages about the Lewinsky scandal were some of the most personal reflections Clinton has publicly made. She also owns up to other mistakes, saying her comment about putting coal miners out of business was the mistake "I regret the most" and that her paid ... (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: 'No regrets over Philippe Coutinho omission' Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: 'No regrets over Philippe Coutinho omission'
- September 12, 2017

The Reds have been without Coutinho in their opening six games of the season following uncertainty surrounding the Brazil international's long-term future at Anfield. "But the club said from the first minute that they didn't want to sell him because they know how important he is". This isn't a case of forgetting about a awful result, especially considering it turned out to be Liverpool's second biggest defeat in the Premier League era. (more...)
UN Security Council Approves New North Korea Sanctions UN Security Council Approves New North Korea Sanctions
- September 12, 2017

Mexico also became the latest nation to respond by expelling North Korea's ambassadors. A draft of the US resolution would bar crude oil shipments to North Korea, ban the nation's exports of textiles and prohibit employment of its guest workers by other countries. (more...)
UN Security Council unanimously adopts new resolution on North Korea
- September 12, 2017

Both nations condemned the nuclear testing of North Korea but did not support an oil embargo as well as the other harsh sanctions for fear that economic pressure might destabilize North Korea . And the State Department has said that it's going to take time for any of these sanctions to have the effect that the USA wants, which is to pressure North Korea back to negotiations. (more...)
Fifth Third Bancorp - Depositar (NASDAQ:FITBI) Trading Down - Shorts Up 6.43% Fifth Third Bancorp - Depositar (NASDAQ:FITBI) Trading Down - Shorts Up 6.43%
- September 12, 2017

The stock of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) earned "Mkt Perform" rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, November 16. Over the past five trading sessions shares of Crown Holdings, Inc. 15 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. Dimensional Fund LP owns 175,553 shares. Allianz Asset Ag holds 5.23M shares. Waddell And Reed Fincl holds 192,016 shares. (more...)
USA warns China, Russia must comply with sanctions on North Korea USA warns China, Russia must comply with sanctions on North Korea
- September 12, 2017

Ever wondered what the city of Pyongyang looks like? This week, the UN Security Council unanimously approved fresh, tighter sanctions on Pyongyang, following its alarming missile and nuclear tests, that would deprive the Hermit Kingdom of about $1.3 bn ($985m) in annual revenues. (more...)
Peru says expelling North Korean ambassador over nuclear program Peru says expelling North Korean ambassador over nuclear program
- September 12, 2017

United Nations member states are required to adopt the sanctions regime . Merkel's comments come as Washington has formally requested a Monday vote on tough new sanctions for Pyongyang at the UN Security Council. This ban will eventually starve the regime of an additional Dollars 500 million or more in annual revenues, she added. What did the U.S. want? China's big four state-owned banks have also stopped providing financial services to new clients from North Korea, according to ... (more...)
London seeks 'deep security partnership' with European Union after Brexit London seeks 'deep security partnership' with European Union after Brexit
- September 12, 2017

The position paper - the twelfth to be released by the British government - does not mention cooperation on cross-border crime or whether it will remain a member of Europol. "The UK and the European Union should have regular close consultations on foreign and security policy issues, with the option to agree joint positions on foreign policy issues", it said. (more...)
Trump Won't Rule Out Military Action on North Korea Trump Won't Rule Out Military Action on North Korea
- September 12, 2017

South Korea is planning to deploy additional launchers of a controversial USA -built missile defense system, a further sign of escalating tensions and a diplomatic stalemate over North Korea's growing nuclear weapons program. "We again urge South Korea and the United States to take seriously China's and regional nations' security interests and concerns, stop the relevant deployment progress, and remove the relevant equipment", Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a regular media ... (more...)
Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders wants DOJ to 'look at' prosecuting James Comey Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders wants DOJ to 'look at' prosecuting James Comey
- September 12, 2017

Is he, though? There's a case to be made for the 71-year-old experiencing a significant mental decline . White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at a press briefing Tuesday that it's up to the Justice Department to prosecute Comey, but said the move "should be looked at". (more...)

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