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Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man' Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'
- September 20, 2017

None of us want war. North Korea said on Saturday it aimed to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the United States. Meanwhile, the USA and South Korea have agreed to increase pressure on North Korea after its latest missile test, the White House said on Sunday. (more...)
Town of Durham establishes Indigenous Peoples' Day Town of Durham establishes Indigenous Peoples' Day
- September 20, 2017

Organizers said they don't want to erase history but correct it. Both holidays will be celebrated in Portland on the second Monday in October. "They could have given it more thought and be more descriptive with the holiday". And several states, including Vermont, do not recognize Columbus Day. "It is only right to have it be called indigenous people's day, because there is no way that we should honor someone who took pride in slavery, and claimed that he found land". (more...)
Cook Pharmica Sells to Catalent in $950 Million Biopharma Deal Cook Pharmica Sells to Catalent in $950 Million Biopharma Deal
- September 20, 2017

Catalent, Inc . shares had a trading volume of 2,018K in the last trading session. 1,036,707 shares of the stock traded hands. Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of Catalent , Inc. (more...)
Prosecutors demand Pistorius serves 15-year prison sentence Prosecutors demand Pistorius serves 15-year prison sentence
- September 20, 2017

A state appeal against the sentence will now be heard, and prosecutors are expected to argue that the six-year sentence is too lenient. In November, the Blade Runner's defence counsel will face off with the State in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein, which wants his six-year sentence for murder replaced with 15 years instead. (more...)
United Kingdom lowers terror threat level as subway bomb probe advances United Kingdom lowers terror threat level as subway bomb probe advances
- September 20, 2017

A train pulls in to the platform at Parsons Green tube station in London Monday, three days after a so-called "bucket bomb" injured 30 people at the same station. The declaration came just moments before United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May announced the national terror threat level would be upped to the highest possible category, critical, which means "an attack is expected imminently". (more...)
Theresa May seeks resolution to Bombardier dispute with Boeing Theresa May seeks resolution to Bombardier dispute with Boeing
- September 20, 2017

But despite the promise of deeper global engagement, Trudeau has remained elusive on his pledge to deploy Canadian peacekeepers to one of the numerous world's troubled spots even as Canada prepares to host the UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial forum in Vancouver in November. (more...)
LSU Fraternity Suspended After Suspected Hazing Death LSU Fraternity Suspended After Suspected Hazing Death
- September 20, 2017

Dr. William Clark, the East Baton Rouge coroner, said there was no internal or external trauma to Gruver, but marked cerebral and pulmonary edema were observed. "As we have continually warned over and over again, hazing is risky, irresponsible and unacceptable, and it will not be tolerated at LSU, period". The organization said it would continue to support the investigation into Gruver's death and that anyone involved should be prosecuted to "the fullest extent of the law". (more...)
German elections: Who are the AfD? German elections: Who are the AfD?
- September 20, 2017

Germany's bone-hard stance on Europe's response to dealing with Greece's debt mountain has hardly endeared it to a nation laboring under the effects of austerity that multiple bailouts have engendered. Putting it simply, the overhang mandate exists to balance the state and municipal level votes if one party's share of the local-representative vote (the first vote) is higher than its share of the party vote (the second vote). (more...)
Video shows conditions inside Florida nursing home before 8 residents died Video shows conditions inside Florida nursing home before 8 residents died
- September 20, 2017

The state requires nursing homes to file comprehensive emergency plans with the county emergency management offices detailing, among other things, who will help them if they need to evacuate. They said they made more than 50 additional calls to Florida Power & Light. Among the agencies were the Florida Department of Health, Memorial Regional Hospital and the Agency for Health Care Administration, the nursing home said. (more...)
Suspect Shot After Officers Say He Lured Them Into Chase Suspect Shot After Officers Say He Lured Them Into Chase
- September 20, 2017

The incident began at about 2:45 a.m. when deputies attempted to stop a pickup near Security-Widefield. Officers and deputies received minor injuries during the chase, but not during the shooting, according to the news statement. The high-speed chase ended after an El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy shot the driver near Roaring Springs Avenue and Roaring Springs Lane, KRDO reported. (more...)
'Democrats deport!': Protesters bash Pelosi for dealing with Trump on immigration 'Democrats deport!': Protesters bash Pelosi for dealing with Trump on immigration
- September 20, 2017

In the morning, Trump tweeted , "NO deal was made last night on DACA". They also called for Pelosi and her colleagues to work to pass legislation protecting not just Dreamers who stand to benefit from DACA, but all undocumented immigrants now living in the United States. (more...)
Northam, Gillespie set to spar in 2nd debate Northam, Gillespie set to spar in 2nd debate
- September 20, 2017

Quinnipiac also found Northam had stronger favorability ratings than Gillespie, with 47 percent viewing him positively and 31 percent unfavorably. Among independent voters, Gillespie led Northam 40 percent to 26 percent, with Hyra at seven percent, and 26 percent undecided. (more...)
Amber alert canceled, three missing children located Amber alert canceled, three missing children located
- September 20, 2017

They were possibly traveling in a 2003 maroon Cadillac CTS with license plate 561XEY, the alert states. An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday afternoon for 8-year-old Lillian Johnson-Enos, 8-year-old Adia Johnson-Enos and 4-year-old Olivias Sophia Arzaga. (more...)
Israel Shoots Down Hezbollah Drone
- September 20, 2017

The IDF recently completed a large-scale drill in the country's north, with tens of thousands of soldiers drilling for a hypothetical war with Iranian-backed Hezbollah. Israeli military officials said Tuesday afternoon that a Hezbollah-controlled drone had been shot down by a Patriot surface-to-air missile defense system over the de-militarized area of the Golan Heights between Syria and Israel . (more...)
U.S. troops deployed to Israel get a new barracks U.S. troops deployed to Israel get a new barracks
- September 20, 2017

The American base will be manned by U.S. Air Force personnel, and will be focused on air defense. Israel is also alarmed by Iran's involvement in the civil war in Syria, where its troops are supporting President Bashar al-Assad and its proxy Hezbollah aims at establishing a long-term presence near the Israeli border. (more...)
Attack on Black Cornell University Student Under Investigation Attack on Black Cornell University Student Under Investigation
- September 20, 2017

Vice president for student and campus life Ryan Lombardi in a statement on Friday said other students "allegedly from a now unaffiliated fraternity" were also involved in the attack. Cornell University's president is condemning the actions of the students involved in last week's off-campus fight. She said she's directing the heads of the Interfraternity and Panhellenic councils to develop diversity training and educational program for all members. (more...)
Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Singapore Grand Prix 2017
- September 20, 2017

With more than 90% of the race organisation sub-contracted annually to Singapore-based companies, the race also contributes to the local economy, over and above the tourism outcomes. "The Singapore race is clearly a signature race.it's also our gateway into Asia which is important for our future and our growth", F1 chief Chase Carey told reporters. (more...)
Sessions asks 'sanctuary cities' to reconsider Sessions asks 'sanctuary cities' to reconsider
- September 20, 2017

Sessions' visit comes as Portland and state Democratic political leaders are at loggerheads with the Trump administration on immigration enforcement, nominations for judicial vacancies and marijuana enforcement. "They should, according to law and common sense, be processed and deported". On Tuesday, he brought up the case of Sergio Martinez as an example of the problems presented by sanctuary policies. (more...)
Trump Is Using Campaign Donations to Pay His Legal Bills Trump Is Using Campaign Donations to Pay His Legal Bills
- September 20, 2017

The reason Trump is able to tap into his campaign funds for legal expenses is because for the past decade, presidential candidates have abandoned public financing for their campaigns. That same filing showed that Trump has spent over $4.5 million of campaign funds on legal costs from January through June. Reuters reported on Trump's use of the funds in a story based on two anonymous sources. (more...)
Trump, Xi Agree On 'Maximizing Pressure' On North Korea Trump, Xi Agree On 'Maximizing Pressure' On North Korea
- September 20, 2017

A pair of US bombers and four F-35 jets joined South Korean fighters, Seoul's defense ministry said . Haley tells CNN's "State of the Union" that the U.N. Earlier, Mr Trump seemingly taunted North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Twitter - referring to him as " Rocket Man ". The North conducted its sixth nuclear test on September 3 and was subsequently hit with tough, fresh United Nations sanctions. (more...)
Anthony Soares, Drake's Friend, Death Security Footage Released By Police Anthony Soares, Drake's Friend, Death Security Footage Released By Police
- September 20, 2017

The footage shows Fif (born Anthony Soares) standing in his apartment lobby, when the two men wearing hoodies run up from a auto in a nearby parking lot and begin shooting through the lobby glass. Since his death, there has been no follow-up statement of any kind from Drake , besides the aforementioned Instagram post. "RIP to one of our family members.our brother". (more...)
M1 Motorway Partially Reopens After 'Suspicious Object' Found M1 Motorway Partially Reopens After 'Suspicious Object' Found
- September 20, 2017

A journalist from BBC Look East filmed the arrival of the bomb disposal unit. Motorists are being urged to avoid the area as the road is expected to be closed 'for some time, ' according to police. At first saying there was a leak of unknown chemicals onto the carriageway, they later changed the explanation to a report of a suspicious object. "There is no evidence to suggest that this is a terrorist incident", he said. (more...)
Trump brands N. Korea's Kim Jong Un with new nickname: 'Rocket Man' Trump brands N. Korea's Kim Jong Un with new nickname: 'Rocket Man'
- September 20, 2017

General Assembly , the annual gathering of more than 120 world leaders. Separately, China and Russian Federation began a joint naval exercise east of the Korean peninsula. A Hyunmu-2A ballistic missile is being launched from the east coast on Friday. "Some people have fallen for that and immediately echoed the suggestion, pointing to the failure of past sanctions to achieve their goal", it said in an editorial. (more...)
Donald Trump choice for Russian Federation ambassador: 'No question' Russian Federation meddled Donald Trump choice for Russian Federation ambassador: 'No question' Russian Federation meddled
- September 20, 2017

The interview was supposed to take place behind closed doors, but Cohen's prepared statement to the committee was obtained by several publications, including the Washington Post , NBC , USA Today and the Wall Street Journal (sub. Lawmakers subpoenaed him in their investigation into Russia's attempt to influence the presidential campaign and whether members of Trump's campaign or inner circle were involved in those efforts. (more...)
Donald Trump Bats For Reform In United Nations, Says US Will Help Donald Trump Bats For Reform In United Nations, Says US Will Help
- September 20, 2017

Trump's appearance at the United Nations will come amidst concerns over North Korea's missile program, continued unrest in Venezuela, increasing tensions between the US and Russian Federation, the ongoing civil war in Syria, and a whole host of global issues. (more...)