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Defense secretary plans US Strategic Command visit Thursday Defense secretary plans US Strategic Command visit Thursday
- September 14, 2017

Earlier this year, Mattis toured the nuclear submarine base in Washington. Together, those three prongs constitute the Pentagon's nuclear triad. Shortly after President Donald Trump's inauguration, he ordered a Nuclear Posture Review of the US capabilities, strategies and defense systems, which is expected to be completed later this year. (more...)
Pakistan Has to Work to Draw Big Teams Back: ICC Chief Pakistan Has to Work to Draw Big Teams Back: ICC Chief
- September 14, 2017

Sethi insisted that although the three-match T20 series between Pakistan and World XI would not be a profitable venture, it would later help in uplifting their position. "We hope that by this time next year there will be a full-fledged tour by at least one (full) member country". ICC Chief Executive David Richardson called the matches an "important stepping stone" for Pakistan to earn the "confidence of the worldwide sporting community". (more...)
France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe
- September 14, 2017

In Vladivostok, South Korean President Moon Jae-In tried with little apparent success to convince Russian Vladimir Putin to cut off Pyongyang's key supplies of fuel oil. Gallup also said 59 percent of respondents were against the idea of the United States attacking North Korea first should North Korean provocations continue, while 33 percent said it should. (more...)
The Emir of Qatar Will Meet Erdogan in Turkey The Emir of Qatar Will Meet Erdogan in Turkey
- September 14, 2017

Al Thani is scheduled to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday to discuss the three-month-old diplomatic rift. Turkey's presidency announced Sheikh Tamim's trip in a statement on Wednesday but gave no details of the talks, which will coincide with a visit to Ankara by the prime minister of Kuwait, which has sought to mediate in the Gulf Arab dispute. (more...)
Ghana was anxious about Buhari -President Akufo-Addo Ghana was anxious about Buhari -President Akufo-Addo
- September 14, 2017

He further dispelled assertions that the Minority in Parliament are opposed to the programme although they have criticised its sustainability. "The cost of providing free secondary school education will be cheaper than the cost of the alternative of an uneducated and unskilled workforce that has the capacity to retard our development". (more...)
Formal public inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire to begin on Thursday Formal public inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire to begin on Thursday
- September 14, 2017

The head of a government-ordered inquiry into the London tower block fire that killed at least 80 people has acknowledged that survivors feel a "great sense of anger and betrayal". "If that isn't one of the recommendations then I will be so very disappointed". The Housing Executive has insisted it is fully compliant with fire safety regulations. (more...)
Catawba College at #4 in regional college rankings Catawba College at #4 in regional college rankings
- September 14, 2017

The universities are ranked using a methodology that considers factors like endowment size, rate of alumni giving and student-to-faculty ratio. In addition to the acknowledgment from U.S. North Central also is listed as a College of Distinction by Money and is one of The Princeton Review's "Best in the Midwest" Colleges. In addition to its ranking in the regional universities category, SUNY Potsdam was also recognized on the following U.S. (more...)
Who are Chakma and Hajong refugees in Arunachal Pradesh? Who are Chakma and Hajong refugees in Arunachal Pradesh?
- September 14, 2017

The issue of granting citizenship was discussed at a meeting convened by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and attended by Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu , Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. (more...)
YouTube parents who 'pranked' kids get 5 years probation YouTube parents who 'pranked' kids get 5 years probation
- September 14, 2017

Videos, hundreds of which have now been deleted, also include the parents destroying an Xbox, cursing out their kids or ordering one of the other children to slap Emma . The ruling comes after a series of over 300 videos (that the family called "pranks") went viral for being "particularly cruel" to the family's two youngest children. (more...)
United Kingdom terror arrests rise 68% to record level during year of attacks United Kingdom terror arrests rise 68% to record level during year of attacks
- September 14, 2017

The Home Office said there were 379 arrests in the past 12 months to June in Britain, a 68 percent increase on the 226 recorded in the same period a year ago. A breakdown of the figures show that 54 of the arrested suspects were women - the largest female proportion on record - and 17 people held were under the age of 18. (more...)
The Sole Black Senate Republican Lectured President Trump on Racism After Charlottesville The Sole Black Senate Republican Lectured President Trump on Racism After Charlottesville
- September 14, 2017

But framing it as a joint resolution ensures it will land on the President's desk. It asks the Trump administration to "use all resources available to the president and the president's Cabinet to address the growing prevalence of those hate groups in the United States ". (more...)
United Kingdom territories devastated by Irma 'too wealthy' for foreign aid United Kingdom territories devastated by Irma 'too wealthy' for foreign aid
- September 14, 2017

The Department for International Aid denied that its response to the crisis had been affected by any budgetary considerations. But sources told the BBC five times as much would have been available if the Government had been able to use the aid budget. (more...)
Third Melbourne council scraps Australia Day Third Melbourne council scraps Australia Day
- September 14, 2017

A council in Melbourne has voted to stop celebrating Australia Day because of Aboriginal cultural sensitivities. Media captionWhy is Australia Day controversial? Earlier this year, Ms Carli-Hannan and other councillors voted to keep citizenship ceremonies on January 26, a decision that was upheld at Wednesday night's meeting. (more...)
Round Rock attorney tweets apology to Secretary DeVos Round Rock attorney tweets apology to Secretary DeVos
- September 14, 2017

IN is the final stop on DeVos' four-day, six-state tour, during which she has sought out niche schools and programs that offer specific services, primarily outside of the mainstream public school environment. However, some public school advocates will be holding protests and rally's at two different locations on Thursday afternoon. "Endrew's parents showed courage in rejecting the low bar set for their son", Devos said. (more...)
No plans to remove monument to 'Star-Spangled Banner' writer No plans to remove monument to 'Star-Spangled Banner' writer
- September 14, 2017

Carlson said the anthem itself is not racist, and the Confederacy came to exist decades after Key took that famous glance across the Patapsco River. Baltimore police are investigating, and the city's Commission on Historic Art Preservation will send a conservator to evaluate how to clean it and the cost. (more...)
Our gradual warm up has begun; Humidity creeps back Our gradual warm up has begun; Humidity creeps back
- September 14, 2017

Highs will be in the upper 80's but the good news is humidity is staying on the lower end. Overnight those lows will drop down into the mid 60's. The result will be a few clouds to start the weekend , and perhaps a breeze coming off the ocean at the beaches. (more...)
The Milwaukee Brewers Prepare for a Short-Notice Home Series This Weekend The Milwaukee Brewers Prepare for a Short-Notice Home Series This Weekend
- September 14, 2017

There will be some bonus games at Miller Park for the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend. "Marlins Park stood ready to host the games, but we all agreed that burdening public service resources was not the proper course of action", team president David Samson said via the Miami Herald . (more...)
World's oldest captive giant panda Basi dies at age 37 ,in China World's oldest captive giant panda Basi dies at age 37 ,in China
- September 14, 2017

The Straits Giant Panda Research and Exchange Centre held a public memorial in her honour this morning and broadcasted it live. Basi, a household name in her native country, lived the equivalent of more than 100 human years. Basi spent some time overseas when she was loaned to the San Diego Zoo for six months in 1987.Giant pandas have a notoriously low reproductive rate, a key contributor - along with habitat loss - to their status as vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of ... (more...)
Trump to visit hurricane-ravaged Florida Trump to visit hurricane-ravaged Florida
- September 14, 2017

Many communities there are still cleaning up or without power or air conditioning. Ros-Lehtinen, who has often criticized the president, said the coordination between the federal government and state and local officials was a vast improvement from Hurricane Andrew in 1992. (more...)
Drilling Down Into United States Steel Corporation (X)
- September 14, 2017

As of quarter end Jane Street Group, LLC had bought 120,491 shares growing its position 118.0%. Cowen and Company restated a hold rating and set a $24.00 price target on shares of United States Steel Corporation in a report on Friday, September 1st. (more...)
18 of 19 Fauquier public schools fully accredited 18 of 19 Fauquier public schools fully accredited
- September 14, 2017

West Point, King William, New Kent and King & Queen schools are among the 1,573 Virginia public schools to earn full accreditation. "This is a significant accomplishment for Virginia's public schools, and one that is the result of tremendous diligence and hard work of our students, teachers, principals and division leaders over many years", Governor Terry McAuliffe said in a press release Wednesday. (more...)
Missouri lawmaker who said she hopes Trump gets assassinated is censured Missouri lawmaker who said she hopes Trump gets assassinated is censured
- September 14, 2017

After the announcement about the censure, Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe and Senate Leader Ron Richard sent out a joint statement calling for Chappelle-Nadal to step down. I mean, God forbid if I'd have done that, I'm sure I would've been under the same pressures to resign". The voters of my district elected me to represent them. (more...)
Analysts Near-Term outlook: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Allergan plc (AGN)
- September 14, 2017

Considering that the stock daily volume of 9.31 million shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size in recent session. About 3.98M shares traded. United Kingdom-based Hsbc Hldgs Public Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Gogo Inc (NASDAQ:GOGO). Zwj Counsel invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). (more...)
Tension builds in Spain as Catalans defy Madrid over ballot Tension builds in Spain as Catalans defy Madrid over ballot
- September 14, 2017

Carles Puigdemont , leader of the Catalan parliament, where a pro-independence coalition holds a narrow majority, said that the court order was an "atrocity scarcely worthy of a democracy". A judge shut down the referendum website late Wednesday but minutes later it reappeared using a different server. It argues that Spain's 1978 constitution stipulates that regional governments can not call an independence referendum. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's new book includes a joke about Kelly Clarkson Hillary Clinton's new book includes a joke about Kelly Clarkson
- September 14, 2017

For one thing, if you want to stay in favor with your political friends and "loyalists", don't ever lose an election. "Its job was to find out the facts", she wrote . I understand why Doris Day doesn't follow the news. This, my friends, is today's Democratic party. "It was hard for me to comfort somebody who was coming to me and saying, 'Oh, I wish I had done more, ' or, 'I'm sorry I didn't vote' because I think this was one of the most consequential elections that we have faced in a long ... (more...)

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