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NWS: Tropical Storm Watch canceled as Jose weakens

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Surfers off of Monroe Blvd in Long Beach try their luck and skill from the strong waves created by approaching Hurricane Jose on Tuesday morning. The hurricane will be close enough to bring potential impacts of tropical storm force winds, coastal flooding, and heavy rainfall. Read More »

Police identifies London Tube bombing suspect

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The UK terror threat level has been lowered from its highest point of "critical", meaning an attack was imminently expected. The arrest, of a 25-year-old man, was made in Newport, Wales, they said in a statement . "It is inevitable that so-called Islamic State or Daesh will try to claim responsibility but we have no evidence to suggest that yet", she told the BBC. Read More »

Commonwealth Bank Sells Life Unit to AIA for A$3.8 Billion

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Group Ltd. agreed to buy Commonwealth Bank of Australia's life insurance business for A$3.8 billion ($3.1 billion) in its largest acquisition, making the Hong Kong-based company the largest life insurer in Australia and New Zealand. That will lift CBA's CET1 ratio by about 0.7 per cent to 10.8 per cent, above the 10.5 per cent benchmark the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has instructed the big banks to reach by January 2020. Read More »

Govt to take 'additional measures' to tackle economic growth: Arun Jaitley

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Jaitley, who has been busy holding meetings with top officials and Cabinet colleagues over the past few days, said the government has taken note of the muted GDP growth, which hit a three-year low of 5.7 percent in the June quarter. Of course, the government will take any additional moves that are necessary. I am not in a position to announce (the steps) today... "To cut such investment means cutting spending on social sector and infrastructure projects", he stressed. Read More »

Saudi and UK Sign Military and Security Cooperation Agreement

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. Trump described that summit as "epic and very important" in his comments on Tuesday. Trump earlier this month was optimistic he could force a breakthrough. Read More »

Rapper Mystikal Wanted For Rape In Shreveport

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The former No Limit Records rapper, whose name is Michael Lawrence Tyler , is accused along with two other people of sexually assaulting someone at a Shreveport casino a year ago. Tyler is one of three people who were wanted in connection with an assault October 22 at a casino in the 300 block of Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway in downtown Shreveport. Read More »

UN warns it has 'exhausted' all options on North Korea

At Haley's insistence, the UN Security Council recently approved a new round of sanctions in response to North Korea's latest nuclear test. "We all feel for those who came here or were brought here without their willingness or without their understanding that this was going to happen", Haley said. Read More »

Taking a Look at the Chart for Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG)

As of the end of the quarter Next Financial Group, Inc had sold a total of 245 shares trimming its holdings by 1.7%. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a buy rating and issued a $155.00 target price on shares of McDonald's Corporation in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Read More »

Merkel: Germany disagrees with Trump's remarks on DPRK in UN Assembly

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Speaking to the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, Mr Trump said he would " totally destroy " North Korea if it posed a threat to the U.S. or its allies. "We must make North Korea abandon all nuclear and ballistic missile programmes in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner". A day later Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the United Nations that dialogue with the North would not work. Read More »

President Donald Trump to Visit Indiana Next Week

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Trump has said he'll seek to lower the top corporate tax rate from 35 to 15 percent and drop the individual rate even lower. Senator Donnelly told us he does not feel pressure from the president to support the plan. Details have not been released about President Trump's visit yet, but according to WANE TV in Fort Wayne, the president will be speaking at a company in Indianapolis . Read More »

What's changed with North Korea in five weeks since 'fire and fury'

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Nikki Haley says North Korea will be "destroyed" if it continues with what she describes as "reckless" behavior. On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson called on China, Pyongyang's only ally, and Russian Federation to apply more pressure on North Korea by "taking direct actions of their own". Read More »

Rohingya exodus result of Myanmar's military operations

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Around 3,000 more people had arrived since Sunday, and Monday saw a smaller number of boats carrying Rohingyas travelling to Bangladesh compared to the previous days, the Inter-Sectoral Coordination Group said in its latest report. She suggested that Naypyidaw did not understand the causes of the refugee outflow, basically pardoning the military for atrocities that are largely to blame for the exodus. Read More »

Trump says friends going to Africa to 'get rich'

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But, it's important to take note of moments - like this one - in which Trump says something that, coming out of the mouth of any previous modern president would have caused a medium-to-large worldwide controversy. Just one day after giving his controversial speech at the United Nations General Assembly, President #Donald Trump came under fire once again for citing a nonexistent African country during a meeting with several leaders in the region. Read More »

A North Korean Defector Describes Life Under Kim Jong

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Hee Yeon Lim is a 26-year-old defector from North Korea. She added: 'The musicians were brought out, tied up, hooded and apparently gagged, so they could not make a noise, not beg for mercy or even scream. Hyon Song-wol subsequently appeared on television in 2014 alive and well, Agence France-Presse reported. South Korea's top economic policymaker said rising geopolitical tensions sparked by North Korea are having a limited impact on Asia's fourth-largest economy, and the Seoul government ... Read More »

Equifax says it had a security breach earlier in the year

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The complaint, filed in Suffolk Superior Court, alleges Equifax violated MA consumer protection and data privacy laws due to the massive breach that exposed vital personal information of potentially 143 million Americans. You can sign up at Equifaxsecurity2017.com . Equifax also identified unauthorized access to limited personal information for certain United Kingdom and Canadian residents and is working with regulators in those countries. Read More »

UPS looking to hire 3400 workers for holiday season

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Two brokerage firms recommended the company shares with a sell recommendation, eleven have issued a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation to the firms shares. hedge fund investors and investment firms has an ownership of 52.86% of the firms stock. For the full year, analysts expect earnings to decline 0% yoy to $1.64. Read More »

Barack Obama Just Blasted Republican Efforts to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

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Former President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the stage after speaking during the Goalkeepers Conference hosts by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Wednesday, Sept. Speaking in New York, Obama said the bill would increase costs and strip coverage from vulnerable Americans. "Even if the federal government is not as engaged on these efforts as I would like", the world is still making progress on climate change, Obama said. Read More »

Iran's Hassan Rouhani hits back at Trump in UNGA speech

Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday defended the nuclear deal at the United Nations , saying it was an internationally-backed accord whose fate could not be decided by "one or two countries". "But we don't tolerate threats by anyone", he said. The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards earlier said the United States should experience "painful responses" following Trump's harsh criticism . Read More »

Sean Spicer says he regrets claim about Trump inauguration crowd

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But his political fun-poking didn't end there, as the former White House press secretary made his unexpected appearance. For Sean Spicer , his controversial cameo at the 2017 Emmy Awards Sunday night was the chance to rehabilitate his image in the minds of the entertainment and news elites he had so actively disdained as the press secretary for President Donald Trump , the New York Times reported . Read More »

Puerto Rican TJC student thankful family is safe after Maria

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Jason Ortiz of the Connecticut Puerto Rican Agenda said hundreds of volunteers signed up in the state to help after Hurricane Irma hit the island earlier in the month. "We know the devastation that a hurricane like this will leave behind". Multiple people died by drowning during Tropical Storm Eloise in 1975, according to published reports. Read More »

Large 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits New Zealand

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A "significant jolt" was felt in the capital, Wellington, during the 6.1 quake which happened at a 10km depth at 1.43pm local time (2.43am BST). A seismologist said that the two quakes, which were only an hour apart, says that they were not linked to the ones that have hit Mexico - according to the Daily Mail . Read More »

Third suspect arrested in London Tube train bombing

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Police have been given more time to question two men arrested by counter-terrorism officers investigating the Parsons Green bombing. An 18-year-old man was arrested by Kent Police in the port area of Dover at approximately 7:50am under section 41 of the Terrorism Act . Read More »

Home Security Cam Catches $1500 Good Deed

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The wallet belonged to Melissa Vang's husband. "His act of kindness can not go unrecognized", she said. "I think we all need to be reminded that there are still good people out there", she posted. Thanked and rewarded him for his kind gesture. He continued on his way, but made a decision to check up on the wallet once more, intending to knock again to make sure it got into the rightful owner's hands. Read More »

Sheryl Sandberg "disgusted" by anti-Semitic ad targeting on Facebook

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Earlier this month Facebook revealed that a Russian "troll farm" had spent $100,000 on politically-oriented ads during the election, and the company shut down 470 Russian-associated pages and accounts. Facebook is more permissive, however, when it comes to hate speech directed at subsets of these categories, like age, political ideology, appearance, social class, or occupation. Read More »

At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

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In his Tuesday speech , Trump issued a scalding takedown of the Iranian leaders, calling Rouhani's government a "murderous regime" that shouldn't be allowed to have missiles. Trump is scheduled to hold bilateral meetings Monday with French President Emmanuel Macron and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Critics of Trump's rhetoric seized on the picture, claiming his body language spoke "for the world". Read More »

Ivanka Trump on postpartum depression

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Ivanka , 35, and her husband, Jared Kushner, both play important roles during the former reality television star's presidential campaign. "With each of my three children I had some level of postpartum ... Trump announced she was pregnant with her third child shortly after now President Trump announced his candidacy in 2015. Ivanka apparently meant to celebrate the birth of the son of her brother Eric Trump and his wife, Lara Trump , only to draw attention to the picture in an ... Read More »

California Attorney General Visits San Diego To Announce Border Wall Lawsuit

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An environmental lawsuit was filed in Federal Court last week challenging Department of Homeland Security waivers allowing builders to circumvent environmental laws to speed up construction. The lawsuit also says the Department of Homeland Security chose to build the walls without complying with the Clean Water Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. Read More »