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Hurricanes Irma and Jose as seen from the International Space Station

Hurricanes Irma and Jose as seen from the International Space Station Two days of satellite imagery from NASA's Terra and NOAA's GOES East satellites showed that Hurricane Katia was starting to crawl to the coast of southeastern Mexico. NHC scientist Eric Blake said: 'It is unparalleled here and totally ridiculous given the scale of Irma. Isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches are possible. [Full Article...]

Astrazeneca PLC (AZN) Shares Bought by CIBC World Markets Inc

Astrazeneca PLC (AZN) Shares Bought by CIBC World Markets Inc American Software had 4 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The Illinois-based Pl Capital Advisors Llc has invested 0.06% in the stock. Recently, In analysts note revealed to clients on Friday morning, Ashmore Group (LON:ASHM) shares have had their "Underweight" Rating kept by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove, who now has a GBX 310.00 target price on firm. [Full Article...]

In defense of Aung San Suu Kyi

In defense of Aung San Suu Kyi This week another honorary Canadian citizen and Nobel Peace Prize victor, girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai, publicly condemned Aung San Suu Kyi's feeble leadership in protecting the Rohingya. "The world would understand". Various worldwide forces are reacting differently to the latest of the persisting Rohingya crisis. A petition urging the government to make a symbolic statement ... [Full Article...]

USA business group warns of scrapping South Korea trade deal

USA business group warns of scrapping South Korea trade deal Vetter is calling the deal incredibly valuable for USA agriculture. In a letter to the president, Ernst noted that South Korea has since become a top USA trade partner, with $144 billion in total goods and services transferred between the countries in 2016 alone. [Full Article...]

David Johnson injured in Cardinals game vs. Lions

David Johnson injured in Cardinals game vs. Lions The Lions defense would come through again in the second quarter when safety Glover Quin intercepted another Palmer overthrow. That capped a 94-yard, 12-play drive. Detroit just backed up a Brinks truck to Matt Stafford's house so the confidence is certainly there that he can lead them to the Super Bowl and if the likes of Golden Tate , Marvin Jones, Eric Ebron, and Ameer Abdullah can stay hea... [Full Article...]

Brussels to leave Britain full responsibility for sorting Irish border after Brexit

Brussels to leave Britain full responsibility for sorting Irish border after Brexit It says nothing can affect the country's membership even though the United Kingdom government has already said it would leave the customs union. The European Union is publishing series of papers this week highlighting its Brexit position and its approach to existing issues including the Irish border. [Full Article...]

Mexico Mourns Victims Of Deadly Earthquake, Braces For Reconstruction

Mexico Mourns Victims Of Deadly Earthquake, Braces For Reconstruction President Enrique Peña Nieto has declared national mourning after taking a tour of some areas of the most affected by Thursday's quake. Emergency crews in Mexico have recovered the body of a police officer buried in rubble, raising to 65 the death toll from this week's 8.1-magnitude natural disaster. [Full Article...]

U.S. adds launchers to THAAD as dozens hurt in South Korea protests

U.S. adds launchers to THAAD as dozens hurt in South Korea protests Putin denounced North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russian Federation did not recognize its nuclear status. "North Korea is pursuing the line of escalation of open challenges to the world, prosperity and world order not only in the region, but in the whole world", Abe said . [Full Article...]

U.S. formally requests UN Security Council vote on NK sanctions

U.S. formally requests UN Security Council vote on NK sanctions Russia, China continue to express doubts over effectiveness of new measuresThe US government under President Donald Trump has reportedly chose to bring the new sanctions resolution against North Korea to a vote in the UN Security Council on September 11, as it promised to do. [Full Article...]

After waiting in line for hours, man offers last generator to stranger

After waiting in line for hours, man offers last generator to stranger With Irma expected to hit Florida this weekend, likely as a Category 4 storm, time was quickly running out. Pam Brekke had been waiting for days to buy hands on a generator in order to keep her sick father's oxygen supply powered, and traveled almost 30 miles to a Lowe's Home Improvement that had received a surprise shipment of about 200 generators on Thursday, WFTV-TV reported. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma sucks water away from shorelines

Hurricane Irma sucks water away from shorelines The person who posted the video later added an update to her original post that "Long Island has the all clear". Hurricane Irma is creating such a stir that it is pulling water from the shorelines of some of the areas caught in the hurricane's crosshairs. [Full Article...]

Phone call between Qatari, Saudi leaders sparks new disputes

Phone call between Qatari, Saudi leaders sparks new disputes It added that "all countries must follow through on commitments.to defeat terrorism, cut off funding for terrorist groups and combat extremist ideology". Trump stated that although he is fully supportive of the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al Sabah's mediation so far but that if this isn't enough, he would be happy to offer his own efforts. [Full Article...]

Utility: 9 million people expected to lose power due to Irma

Utility: 9 million people expected to lose power due to Irma FPL did not give specific timing for the shutdown, but the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said it expects Turkey Point , located south of Miami , will be taken offline the evening of September 8, with the St. Customers should be prepared to go without power for weeks, Silagy said. 'Take it seriously, ' said Maj. Florida Power & Light announced Thursday that it is putting workers in p... [Full Article...]

Prosecutors Want Martin Shkreli Jailed After Hillary Clinton Hair 'Threat'

Prosecutors Want Martin Shkreli Jailed After Hillary Clinton Hair 'Threat' Kasulis and Smith said that the Secret Service has sought to interview Shkreli but he declined, saying on his Facebook page, "I am declining that interview - schedule is full". I will be peacefully protesting the Hillary Clinton book signing in NYC, chanting "lock her up" with my friends, though. As for the post about Clinton, he said , "It was just a prank". [Full Article...]

Governor McMaster to Address SC at 2pm, ABC Columbia will Carry Live

Governor McMaster to Address SC at 2pm, ABC Columbia will Carry Live Five shelters will open Saturday: Colleton Middle School in Colleton County; Ridgeland High Junior and Elementary School in Jasper County; and Bluffton High School and Battery Creek High School in Beaufort County . In Jasper County , evacuations will happen for Knowles and Tullifiny Islands. Actual impacts may be very different if the track moves to the west and affects the Gulf coast. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Katia weakens into tropical storm

Hurricane Katia weakens into tropical storm NHC noted that risky storm surge will raise water levels by as much as 5 to 7 feet above normal tide levels near and to the north of where Katia makes landfall. But it was still expected to bring life-threatening floods and storm surge off the Gulf, though the extent of the storm's impact was unclear in the dark of night. [Full Article...]

Israeli warplanes hit military facility, says Syrian Army

Israeli warplanes hit military facility, says Syrian Army A pan-Arab TV station is reporting that Israel has attacked a facility near the Syrian capital. Since becoming actively involved in the Syrian Civil War in 2015, Russian Federation has worked closely with Iran in support of the regime of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad. [Full Article...]

Eli Lilly to cut 3500 jobs, focus on new drugs

Eli Lilly to cut 3500 jobs, focus on new drugs Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 2,980,400 shares of the company's stock worth $250,681,000 after acquiring an additional 1,441,200 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Eli Lilly and from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $94.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, July 17th. [Full Article...]

United States apologises for 'offensive' leaflets in Parwan

United States apologises for 'offensive' leaflets in Parwan Major General James Linder, who heads the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation special operations forces in Afghanistan, apologised for the leaflet design which he said was an "error". It is a tactical approach, designed by generals, to ensure that they do not lose. With this speech, Mr. Trump has taken ownership of the war, which until now he has essentially fobbed off on the ... [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. Set To Meet With Senate Judiciary Committee Investigators

Trump Jr. Set To Meet With Senate Judiciary Committee Investigators But in his remarks to the Senate investigators, Trump Jr. spun those comments as mere gratitude. Donald Trump Jr. wanted dirt on Hillary Clinton's "fitness" to be President when he took a now highly scrutinized meeting with a Russian lawyer last summer, according to a new report . [Full Article...]


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