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1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off the Coast of Japan 1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off the Coast of Japan
- September 21, 2017

It struck 281 kilometres east of the city of Kamaishi on Honshu, the largest Japanese island, at a shallow depth of just 10 kilometres, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. A 50-foot tsunami sparked by an quake in the Pacific caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, leaving 18,000 dead or missing. Around 90 per cent of the world's biggest earthquakes and more than 80 per cent of the biggest volcanoes take place on the Pacific ring. (more...)
Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies being 'soft' on country's military Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies being 'soft' on country's military
- September 21, 2017

She will not get another prize from the worldwide community", said Shafi Rahman, 45, who said he had arrived in Bangladesh two weeks ago after soldiers and civilian mobs burned his village. Suu Kyi told foreign diplomats gathered in Naypyitaw that " more than half" of Rohingya villages were not affected by the violence. The U.N. General Assembly is meeting in NY this week. (more...)
These Trump phrases from the UN speech matter most These Trump phrases from the UN speech matter most
- September 21, 2017

Trump said , "It is time for North Korea to realize that the denuclearization is its only acceptable future". Speaking for the first time at the United Nations , Trump said the 33-year-old leader's recent missile tests and other aggressive behavior could lead to the U.S.to "totally destroy" the country down the road. (more...)
New iPhone on pre-sale tonight, in-store next week New iPhone on pre-sale tonight, in-store next week
- September 21, 2017

He doesn't say how long you need to hold them down, but it must only be a few seconds. Ultimately results will be varied depending on lighting conditions and your smartphones camera quality but will nevertheless provide you with facial recognition similar to that found on the new iPhone X and Note 8 . (more...)
Israel bombs occupied Golan Heights Israel bombs occupied Golan Heights
- September 21, 2017

Israeli Military Spokesman Brigadier General Ronen Manelis said the Hezbollah-operated drone took off from Damascus International Airport. The drone was destroyed by an Israeli Defence Force (IDF) interceptor missile over the Golan Heights demilitarised zone. (more...)
Connecticut Coastline Under Tropical Storm Watch As Hurricane Jose Approaches Connecticut Coastline Under Tropical Storm Watch As Hurricane Jose Approaches
- September 21, 2017

Sustained winds could reach 25 miles per hour and rain could be heavy at times, but authorities said the biggest problems are likely to be the surge and moderate flooding along the south shores of Nassau and Suffolk. A coastal flood warning advises there is a risk of widespread minor to moderate flooding. "The big issue everywhere is the storm surge and the high surf and the beach erosion". (more...)
London bomb suspects fostered by British couple
- September 21, 2017

Extra patrols are mounted on the streets of London, covert surveillance is stepped up and troops are deployed to free up police officers to focus on the main effort: catching the bomber before he can plant another device. In a statement posted on the force's social media channels, Mr Higgins said the force would maintain a "strong relationship" with communities in an effort to beat terrorism. (more...)
AIA Group buys Australian insurer for S$4.1bn AIA Group buys Australian insurer for S$4.1bn
- September 21, 2017

Under the deal, AIA will continue to distribute Sovereign's policies through Commonwealth subsidiary ASB Bank for 20 years. Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM), which is known outside the country as First State Investments, manages around Aus$219 billion. (more...)
Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Skype, WhatsApp, and other messaging apps Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Skype, WhatsApp, and other messaging apps
- September 21, 2017

However, in an independent telephone survey, residents in Saudi Arabia told AMEinfo they were as of yet unable to use these apps on Wednesday. Those comments reflected how Trump has changed his thinking on the Qatar dispute in the past 10 days or so, becoming more sympathetic with the Qataris after previously backing the Saudi-led bloc and saying his priority is to clamp down on terror financing, according to the U.S. (more...)
Grand Jury Indicts Rapper Mystikal on Rape and Kidnapping Charges Grand Jury Indicts Rapper Mystikal on Rape and Kidnapping Charges
- September 21, 2017

He is being held in the Bell County jail in Belton, Texas. Mystikal has been indicted on first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping, with a bond set at $3 million, KSLA is reporting. Her bond is set at $200,000. He was taken into custody and booked for first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping. His alleged accomplice 26-year-old Averweone Darnell Holman was also indicted on the same charges that Mystikal was indicted on. (more...)
Ameriprise Financial Has Raised Vmware (VMW) Position; Mcdonalds (MCD)'s Sentiment Is 0.78
- September 21, 2017

Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of NewLink Genetics Corporation (NLNK ). At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX for McDonald's Corp ( MCD ) is standing at 20.95. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $150.00 target price on shares of McDonald's Corporation and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. (more...)
Merkel criticizes Trump's threats to North Korea voiced at UN General Assembly Merkel criticizes Trump's threats to North Korea voiced at UN General Assembly
- September 21, 2017

Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, in NY for the UN General Assembly, dismissed Trump's vow to "totally destroy" North Korea if Pyongyang ever posed a direct threat to America. In Korean, a dog dream is one that makes little sense. Merkel has called for a diplomatic solution to curb North Korea's armament programme, with the 2015 Iran deal as a possible template. (more...)
Donnelly: Not feeling pressure to back President Trump on tax reform Donnelly: Not feeling pressure to back President Trump on tax reform
- September 21, 2017

Donnelly maintains he is not feeling the heat to back Trump's tax reform overhaul even though he is up for re-election next year in a state where Trump is popular. White House officials haven't confirmed Trump's visit at this time . "It's a time of celebration, a time for IN to shine and really stand out for America", he said. (more...)
Pressure, not dialogue needed on North Korea: Abe Pressure, not dialogue needed on North Korea: Abe
- September 21, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the UN General Assembly in NY on Wednesday that pressure, not dialogue was the best option to denuclearize North Korea. "North Korea is attempting to dismiss with a smirk the efforts towards disarmament we have assiduously undertaken over the years", Abe added. China, in particular, has sheltered North Korea from the full blast of United Nations sanctions and forced the United States to water down a sanctions proposal that would have mandated a ... (more...)
US Warns North Korea Must Give Up Nuclear Weapons US Warns North Korea Must Give Up Nuclear Weapons
- September 21, 2017

In response, Moon said both countries should intensify efforts to lobby China and Russian Federation to carry out the sanctions that were adopted by the U.N. Ambassador Haley said his General Assembly address Tuesday would cover a variety of vexing challenges facing the global community. The president said last August if the country continued to threaten the US and its allies, the USA would respond with "fire and fury". (more...)
United Nations figure warns of 'major atrocities' in Myanmar crisis United Nations figure warns of 'major atrocities' in Myanmar crisis
- September 21, 2017

The decision was directed against the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) after an internal assessment. "The United Nation referred them as the most persecuted community in the world". The Rohingya live mainly in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state, near the Bangladesh border, and have had a long and hard history in the predominantly Buddhist nation. (more...)
Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted' Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted'
- September 21, 2017

Haley, the 45-year-old former SC governor, has proven to be a high-profile member of Trump's administration, at times overshadowing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the former chief executive of Exxon Mobil Corp, despite her lack of previous foreign policy experience, diplomats say. (more...)
UPS hiring for seasonal positions UPS hiring for seasonal positions
- September 21, 2017

Baker Boyer Bank & Trust invested in 1.18% or 2,375 shares. The Blair William & Company holds 630,360 shares with $13.93M value, down from 644,297 last quarter. (NYSE: UPS ) has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, April 29 by Cowen & Co. (NYSE: UPS ) earned "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Tuesday, August 2. (more...)
A North Korean Defector Describes Life Under Kim Jong A North Korean Defector Describes Life Under Kim Jong
- September 21, 2017

Hee Yeon, whose named was changed to protect her identity, said after he is done with them, he gets rid of them or marries them off to top officials. Hee Yeon Lim explained: "The musicians were brought out, tied up, hooded and apparently gagged, so they could not make a noise, not beg for mercy or scream". (more...)
Trump slams Sen. Rand Paul over ObamaCare repeal role Trump slams Sen. Rand Paul over ObamaCare repeal role
- September 21, 2017

Cassidy actually appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in May after the talk show host's emotional speech about his son's heart surgery. WIBC host Tony Katz spoke with Ed Henry from Fox News Wednesday, who offered up a few hypothetical questions he'd like to ask Kimmel. (more...)
Many of my friends trying to get rich in your countries Many of my friends trying to get rich in your countries
- September 21, 2017

And he also made up a country. When Donald Trump was elected president last November following his shocking upset victory over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, many wondered what direction he would take the country during his time in office. (more...)
'Pure speculation': British Home Sec dismisses Trump's Parsons Green tweets 'Pure speculation': British Home Sec dismisses Trump's Parsons Green tweets
- September 21, 2017

Both men had spent time in the same care of foster parents, Penelope and Ronald Jones , who have fostered nearly 300 children. Neither has been charged. "The Metropolitan Police and its partners across the Counter Terrorism Policing Network have been working around the clock and through the night to identify, locate and arrest those responsible for this cowardly crime", he said. (more...)
Rouhani slams Trump's speech at United Nations as Rouhani slams Trump's speech at United Nations as "ignorant and spiteful"
- September 21, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley will take part in a meeting of foreign ministers from nations that reached the deal, including Iran, on Wednesday afternoon in NY. Rouhani continued by defending his country's participation in the nuclear agreement and offered a threat directed towards the US, saying that Iran "will respond decisively and resolutely to its violation by any party". (more...)
Strong Feelings About Sean Spicer's Shock Emmys Appearance Strong Feelings About Sean Spicer's Shock Emmys Appearance
- September 21, 2017

Of course, a lot of that discussion came back to the truly freakish first days of Trump's administration, in which the focus was hilariously centred around refuting claims Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony crowds were bigger than the Don's. (more...)
Connecticut Puerto Rican Organizations Prepare For Hurricane Maria Relief Connecticut Puerto Rican Organizations Prepare For Hurricane Maria Relief
- September 21, 2017

I want to see my mom. Pedro Caraballo said he has been unable to contact his family in Puerto Rico . Almost 900,000 people there did not have power in the early morning. He says he has no idea how she's doing. "This is a terrifying morning for this island", Harrigan said. "The difficulty is not knowing when we're going to be able to communicate with them again to assure us that they're alright", Rodriguez said. (more...)

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