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Flynn could face new Russiagate pressure as Dems allege he concealed contacts Flynn could face new Russiagate pressure as Dems allege he concealed contacts
- September 13, 2017

Elijah Cummings , D-Md., and Rep. Eliot Engel , D-N.Y., was sent Tuesday to three companies Flynn advised in 2015 and 2016, with a copy sent to Mueller. The businesses confirmed Flynn's trip. When Flynn returned to the USA several months later and reapplied for his security clearance, he never disclosed the trip or the contacts he had with foreign nationals as part of the trip, the Democrats say. (more...)
State prepares to put condemned OH killer of 2 to death State prepares to put condemned OH killer of 2 to death
- September 13, 2017

Gary Otte was the second inmate put to death since OH ended a three-year execution hiatus prompted by a lethal injection that raised questions about the drugs being used. Otte, 45, was sent to death row for fatally shooting Robert Wasikowski and Sharon Kostura during home invasion robberies in a Cleveland suburb in 1992. (more...)
Myanmar's Suu Kyi to address nation next week on Rohingya crisis Myanmar's Suu Kyi to address nation next week on Rohingya crisis
- September 13, 2017

The exodus of refugees, sparked by the security forces' fierce response to a series of Rohingya militant attacks, is the most pressing problem Suu Kyi has faced since becoming leader previous year. "They are not responsible", she said. The government hospital in Cox's Bazar has been overwhelmed by Rohingya patients, with 80 arriving in the last two weeks suffering gunshot wounds as well as bad infections. (more...)
10000 people evacuated in Moscow over '9/11-style terror threat' 10000 people evacuated in Moscow over '9/11-style terror threat'
- September 13, 2017

The Moscow State Medical University was also evacuated, according to reports. One source suggested the threats came in "almost simultaneously" and, if they had been carried out, they could have caused a "9-11 style atrocity". "Twenty sites are now being evacuated, and more than 10,000 people have been escorted out, though the specific number is still being confirmed", an emergency services source told news agency Tass. (more...)
Juncker urges European Union to strike trade deals with Australia, NZ Juncker urges European Union to strike trade deals with Australia, NZ
- September 13, 2017

This comes on the heels of a provisional free-trade accord with Japan and a week before a European deal with Canada enters into force. With populism at bay and the economy on the upswing, Juncker's annual State of the Union speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France , is expected to strike a far more optimistic note than past year. (more...)
NC opening shelters for out-of-state Irma evacuees NC opening shelters for out-of-state Irma evacuees
- September 13, 2017

Officials permitted some residents to return to their island homes Tuesday. "They told me there is definitely water in the downstairs apartment, which is me", said Keeney, who works as a concierge at the Hyatt hotel in Key West. Miami International Airport has announced it will be closed Monday and begin only limited flights on Tuesday. I just hope everybody survived. The number is now believed to have increased to 160,000 with the largest of their concentration in Miami-Fort Laura Deale ... (more...)
Five missing after Indonesian tanker collides with dredger in Singapore Strait Five missing after Indonesian tanker collides with dredger in Singapore Strait
- September 13, 2017

According to the MPA, the dredger capsized as a result of the accident and is now partially submerged. Of the seven crew rescued from the dredger and taken to hospital, five have since been discharged. Five aircraft and 22 vessels from Singapore were deployed to support the operations on the Dominican dredger JBB De Rong 19, which was moved to near Pulau Senang , a small island south of the main island of the Singapore city-state. (more...)
Twitter Porn Account 'Sexuall Posts' that Ted Cruz Liked is Cashing In Twitter Porn Account 'Sexuall Posts' that Ted Cruz Liked is Cashing In
- September 13, 2017

Ted Cruz (R-TX) after the GOP leader's Twitter account inadvertently "liked" a porn video Monday night. "He's a family values guy ", Kimmel joked. "I don't think Ted Cruz looks at porn - Ted Cruz masturbates to pictures of poor people without health care". "It was a staffing issue, and it was inadvertent". (more...)
Vols will battle Gators as scheduled in Gainesville Vols will battle Gators as scheduled in Gainesville
- September 13, 2017

The rivalry between the two has mainly been dominated by Florida however they actually lost against Tennessee past year 38-28. Unfortunately for Gator fans, Florida let that opportunity slip through their fingers as they fell to MI 33-17. (more...)
European Union to Implement UN Resolution, Produce Own Sanctions on N. Korea
- September 13, 2017

Now it calls only for a reduction. With fresh United Nations sanctions and bitcoin's skyrocketing value, "the potential windfall from these attacks has risen accordingly", Boland said. "As the Chinese cut off oil and gas, we're seeing them turn to Russian Federation", said a senior official with detailed knowledge of smuggling operations. (more...)
Textile Exports at Forefront of UN Sanctions on North Korea Textile Exports at Forefront of UN Sanctions on North Korea
- September 13, 2017

The sanctions were welcomed by several countries, including North's key trading partner China . He called on North Korea to "take seriously" the will of the worldwide community to halt its nuclear and ballistic missile development. Merkel said she thought the only way to deal with North Korea's nuclear program was to come to a diplomatic solution. North Korea does not release statistics on the number of people involved in the textiles industry but experts estimate at least 100,000 ... (more...)
5 dead, others evacuated at Hollywood nursing home without power after Irma 5 dead, others evacuated at Hollywood nursing home without power after Irma
- September 13, 2017

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said during a news conference that two people died at the center and three more died at a nearby hospital. Police are going to the 42 other assisted living facilities in the area to check on those other residents. (more...)
Irma: Five dead at Florida nursing home left without power Irma: Five dead at Florida nursing home left without power
- September 13, 2017

Hollywood police did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE. Reports say that at least a dozen people in the United States were killed by Irma, which hit the Florida Keys on Sunday morning as a Category 4 hurricane. He said he had been trying to have the unit fixed for days. The nursing home was one of them. Information from the Associated Press and WPLG-TV was used in this report. (more...)
Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICPT) Trading Down Today - Down by 14.26% Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICPT) Trading Down Today - Down by 14.26%
- September 13, 2017

Morgan Stanley initiated Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ICPT ) rating on Thursday, August 13. Carmignac Gestion increased its position in shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals by 0.4% in the second quarter. BidaskClub raised shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, June 23rd. About 1.93 million shares traded or 293.99% up from the average. (more...)
Hillary Clinton to make book signing stop in Denver
- September 13, 2017

Clinton has begun a US-wide book tour where she will sign thousands of copies of the book as well giving speeches to packed theatres about the events of 2016. " I thought his behavior as we saw on the Access Hollywood tape was deplorable ", she continued, referring to the 2005 recording of Trump bragging about sexual assault, which surfaced in October of 2016. (more...)
North Korea 'ready and willing' to respond to sanctions imposed by US North Korea 'ready and willing' to respond to sanctions imposed by US
- September 13, 2017

A US official, familiar with the council negotiations and speaking on condition of anonymity, said North Korea imported some 4.5 million barrels of refined petroleum products annually and 4 million barrels of crude oil. NPR's Michele Kelemen is with us now to talk about this. "This ban will eventually starve the regime of an additional $500 million or more in annual revenues", she said. (more...)
North Korea Uses Bitcoin to Fund their Military
- September 13, 2017

China, the North's main ally and key energy supplier, and Russian Federation have not clearly said whether they would support the new raft of sanctions. of increased economic sanctions against North Korea may have played a part in driving North Korean interest in cryptocurrency. North Korea has little oil of its own, relying on imports to keep its citizens and soldiers moving. (more...)
AIADMK sacks Sasikala as interim general secretary AIADMK sacks Sasikala as interim general secretary
- September 13, 2017

In other major decisions, the General Council altered the party's organisational structure to a collective leadership structure. The resolution further said that the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, E. Dhinakaran said he had been watching television and taken note of the resolutions passed. "Sasikala was appointed as interim general secretary to attend to routine party work", a resolution said. (more...)
Aadhaar will stand test of constitutionality, assures FM Jaitley Aadhaar will stand test of constitutionality, assures FM Jaitley
- September 13, 2017

Jaitley further hit out at the criticism from the Opposition who said 77 per cent of the PMJDY accounts were zero balance and hence "ornamental". The finance minister said that over the period of three years, the number of zero-balance accounts had reduced from 77 per cent to 20 per cent and he said that when the direct benefit transfer is expanded, these accounts would become operational. (more...)
Bombay HC adjourns Ryan trustees bail plea till afternoon Bombay HC adjourns Ryan trustees bail plea till afternoon
- September 13, 2017

All three are trustees of St Xaviers Education Trust that manages Ryan International schools in the country. "The death has caused deep pain and grief not only to the parents and family of the child but also to the trustees, management, staff and students of the school", they said in their applications, calling the incident the "darkest" hour for the victim's family and the institution. (more...)
Telugu should be made compulsory in all schools, says Telangana CM KCR Telugu should be made compulsory in all schools, says Telangana CM KCR
- September 13, 2017

KCR issued orders that Telugu would be a compulsory language from class I to XII and Urdu will be an optional subject. It was also decided the only educational institutions that teach Telugu as a compulsory subject would be given recognition and permissions to function. (more...)
North Korea Threatens US After Sanctions Imposed By UN
- September 13, 2017

However, a US -drafted resolution originally calling for an oil embargo on the North, a halt to its key exports of textiles and subjecting leader Kim Jong Un to a financial and travel ban, appears to have been watered down to appease Russian Federation and China, which both have veto powers, diplomats said. (more...)
Cricket Board Confirms Explosion At Stadium Gate Cricket Board Confirms Explosion At Stadium Gate
- September 13, 2017

According to TOLO news sources, a suicide bomber detonated explosives at a check post near the cricket stadium. The blast reportedly took place while a game was being played, near one of the gates of the stadium, Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish told CNN. (more...)
Supreme Court puts Texas redistricting on hold Supreme Court puts Texas redistricting on hold
- September 13, 2017

Bexar County Elections Administrator Jacque Callanen testified earlier this year that election offices must mail out voter registration cards by early October; that's 1 million in Bexar County alone. On the state House side, the court flagged nine districts in four counties - Dallas, Nueces, Bell and Tarrant - in which lawmakers diluted the strength of voters of color. (more...)
Rate of Texans without health insurance falls, still tops US Rate of Texans without health insurance falls, still tops US
- September 13, 2017

Last year, 28.1 million people, or 8.8% of the USA population, were uninsured for the entire calendar year, down from 29 million people, or 9.1% of the population in 2015. Advocates credit the Obama administration's signature health care law, and argue that Texas' uninsured rates would have fallen farther if the GOP-controlled Legislature hadn't refused to expand Medicaid coverage as part of it. (more...)