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North Korea celebrates scientists who helped detonate nuclear device

North Korea celebrates scientists who helped detonate nuclear device According to Chinese customs data, North Korea imports almost 2.2 million barrels a year in petroleum products, but some USA officials believe the true number is much higher: about 4.5 million barrels. It also bans joint ventures with North Korean entities, except for non-commercial public utility infrastructure projects not generating profits, and calls for the inspection of vessels on the high s... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose - A Potential Threat to Canadian Coasts?

Hurricane Jose - A Potential Threat to Canadian Coasts? Hurricane Jose has maximum sustained winds at 75 miles per hour and is moving southeast at 7 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center, according to the National Hurricane Center. There are now no watches or warnings with Jose or Irma. By Monday, a ridge of high pressure will ride along the east coast. Hurricane Jose now sits on the northern side of the Caribbean Islands and ... [Full Article...]

Pope blasts climate skeptics, cites moral duty to act

Pope blasts climate skeptics, cites moral duty to act Pope Francis rejected climate change denial as strongly as he did in his encyclical on the environment, "Laudato Si'", saying that "the one who denies this should go to the scientists, and ask them". 'So that I do not die, they will donate for the surgery that I need, which will cost several million pesos, ' she said. According to Crux, journalists asked the pope about the moral responsibilit... [Full Article...]

Illegal voters from MA may have won New Hampshire for Hillary

Illegal voters from MA may have won New Hampshire for Hillary John H. Sununu. The New Hampshire-Massachusetts border is a mere 40-minute drive for civic-minded progressives in Boston. One official administering the New Hampshire voting process recognized the system's failure to authenticate ballots. [Full Article...]

Did Prince William Just Reveal Kate Middleton's Due Date?

Did Prince William Just Reveal Kate Middleton's Due Date? Together with Prince Harry , William and Kate have taken a leading role in marking the 20th anniversary of Diana's death. The new baby will become the fifth in line to the throne behind older siblings George and Charlotte, pushing Prince Harry into sixth place for the first time. [Full Article...]

Pilot absences bring 'life-threatening' disruption for Air Berlin

Pilot absences bring 'life-threatening' disruption for Air Berlin Lufthansa's low-priced subsidiary Eurowings , which is renting aircraft as well as pilot and crew from Air Berlin , has also been forced to cancel some flights. An industry source said Air Berlin could lose 4 million to 5 million euros a day because of the cancellations. It seems like sickness is in the air since their cancelled flights aren't . [Full Article...]

Your enemy is our enemy too, Malaysia PM tells the US

Your enemy is our enemy too, Malaysia PM tells the US Malaysia's government has said it found no criminal wrongdoing at 1MDB. But it has been at the center of investigations in the US and several countries amid allegations of a global embezzlement and money-laundering scheme. Upon arrival to the United States, the Malaysian leader and his large diplomatic entourage checked into the Trump family's swank DC hotel, which the president still owns, accor... [Full Article...]

Trump says will discuss military issues, Qatar with Kuwait's emir

Trump says will discuss military issues, Qatar with Kuwait's emir Trump "underscored the importance of all countries following through on commitments from the Riyadh Summit to maintain unity while defeating terrorism, cutting off funding for terrorist groups and combatting extremist ideology", the White House said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Trump administration appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban

Trump administration appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban The issue of the scope of the ban has been playing out in the lower courts, but the Supreme Court is set to hear the larger issues concerning the merits of the case on October 11. The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to step in again - though only to block refugees, not grandparents and other extended family members. [Full Article...]

How to Find Advice on DACA Immigration Process

How to Find Advice on DACA Immigration Process These are the kinds of immigrants the US should welcome because, to quote President Obama "to target hopeful young strivers who grew up here is wrong, because they've done nothing wrong". "It says to immigrants in the United States that you have no certainty in this country", said Edward Alden, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. [Full Article...]

Egyptian security forces kill 10 suspected militants in Cairo

Egyptian security forces kill 10 suspected militants in Cairo Four armoured vehicles were destroyed due to roadside bombs and a fifth one carrying signal jamming equipment. The gunmen then opened fire on policemen. The suspects had fled from northern Sinai, a hotbed of militants, to Giza, where they planned to carry out terrorist attacks in the country, the ministry said. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma Sucks Water Away From Bahamas Shorelines

Hurricane Irma Sucks Water Away From Bahamas Shorelines Hurricane Irma is so powerful that it is literally pulling the water in the ocean toward it and exposing the ocean bottom as far as the eye can see in some places. But, the water is still expected to come back with the storm surge. "Basically, Hurricane Irma is so strong and its pressure is so low, it's sucking water from its surroundings into the core of the storm", meteorologist Angela Frit... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Says She's Done Running for Office

Hillary Clinton Says She's Done Running for Office Sanders repeatedly attacked her as a representative of the political establishment, a message Trump echoed. One of Pauley's toughest questions for Clinton wasn't about her e-mail server or the pain Wall Street speeches. "I was just gobsmacked, wiped out". I thought his behavior, as we saw on the Access Hollywood tape, was deplorable. Trump responded at the time by saying that Clinton was usi... [Full Article...]

Several Trump properties in Irma's path

Several Trump properties in Irma's path Thoughts and prayers for Mar-a-Lago. Please relocate west of US-1 until this storm passes if you do not plan to depart the county/state. Trump has repeatedly returned to his Mar-a-Lago property since becoming president, both to relax and to conduct state business. [Full Article...]

Macron: France will continue to support Greece

Macron: France will continue to support Greece At the same time, he repeated Macron's view that the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) has evolved into an institution that can assume the IMF's role in the Euro zone. Macron promised a road map for the rebuilding of the European Union in the coming months, arguing that nations sticking together inside the European Union was the only way to protect citizens against problems including climate chan... [Full Article...]

'We are on this big time': Wilmington will pitch for Amazon HQ2

'We are on this big time': Wilmington will pitch for Amazon HQ2 U.S. web giant Amazon announced plans on Thursday to open a second headquarters somewhere in North America that will accommodate up to 50,000 employees and cost $5 billion to build and operate. The company expects to hire up to 50,000 new full-time workers with an average salary of $100,000 over the next 10 to 15 years, so it's looking for a place that can "attract and retain strong technica... [Full Article...]

European Union court orders re-examination of Intel anti-trust fine

European Union court orders re-examination of Intel anti-trust fine On Wednesday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) made a decision to set aside the judgment of the General Court "as a result of that failure in its analysis of whether the rebates at issue were capable of restricting competition". The chipmaker fared better before the European Court of Justice , which found Wednesday that the General Court neglected to examine all of Intel's arguments concer... [Full Article...]

Fischer's departure expedites Trump's overhaul of Fed leadership

Fischer's departure expedites Trump's overhaul of Fed leadership In a letter of resignation, Fischer said he was stepping down for unspecified "personal reasons" and cited the central bank's work to stabilize the United States financial system following the 2008 global financial crisis. "Stan's keen insights, grounded in a lifetime of exemplary scholarship and public service, contributed invaluably to our monetary policy deliberations", Yellen said in Wednesd... [Full Article...]

Facebook had $100000 of political ads from Russian Federation in USA presidential campaign

Facebook had $100000 of political ads from Russian Federation in USA presidential campaign Facebook officials told a congressional panel that the social network discovered it had sold advertisements to a Russia-based operation during the presidential election targeting USA voters. While the amount of spending on the ads was nominal at best, the fact that it even occurred is likely to reinforce concerns expressed by some Democrats that Russian Federation may have used Facebook to pro... [Full Article...]

BJP urges Karnataka to 'seriously' probe Gauri Lankesh's murder

BJP urges Karnataka to 'seriously' probe Gauri Lankesh's murder Mumbai: Senior journalist associated with NDTV Ravish Kumar on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unfollow the people who are abusing Gauri Lankesh and are celebrating her brutal murder. "The point is the entire ideology is to silence voices", Gandhi said. Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy has pointed out that it is premature to hold anyone responsible for the murder and Chief M... [Full Article...]


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