Trump calls for whistleblower protections as part of United Nations reforms

Businessman Trump, who complained during his 2016 election campaign about the US paying a disproportionate amount of money to the United Nations, made the point again on Monday. But he has softened his message since taking office, telling ambassadors... More..

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by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Haley: Trump "Fire And Fury" Not An Empty Threat

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 Co...More..

Hurricane Jose could impact Northern Virginia this week
by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Hurricane Jose could impact Northern Virginia this week

The center of the storm is expected to stay over the Atlantic Ocean , but the storm's backside could scrape parts of the Northeast. Hurricane warnings are in effect for St. Maria is forecast to make a...More..

Trump Ignores Israeli-Palestinian Peace In UN Speech
by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Trump Ignores Israeli-Palestinian Peace In UN Speech

Still, the President trashed the deal at the United Nations. But he moved on to the next point, noting that a peace deal with the Palestinian Authority is very high on the president's agenda. Trump also cas...More..

Aston Martin Considering Engine Supplier Role in Formula 1
by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Aston Martin Considering Engine Supplier Role in Formula 1

The relationship between Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing is expected to grow significantly come next season. Aston Martin looks set to become Red Bull's title sponsor next year. But the collaboration has als...More..

Beshear Joins AGs in Urging Insurers to Review Policies in Opioid Fight
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Beshear Joins AGs in Urging Insurers to Review Policies in Opioid Fight

The attorneys general of 41 US states said Tuesday they're banding together to investigate the makers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that have, over the last decade, led to a spike in opiate ...More..

Republican unity on US tax overhaul shows sign of fraying
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Republican unity on US tax overhaul shows sign of fraying

House Speaker Paul Ryan said any legislation to protect the group known as the "Dreamers" would be paired with measures to strengthen border security, which he called "the root cause" of problems from wide...More..

Israel PM scheduled to meet Egyptian President in NY
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Israel PM scheduled to meet Egyptian President in NY

Egypt's president is now in NY to attend the 72nd regular session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72). In a briefing to reporters, Netanyahu declined to address the meeting despite the fact that it was offic...More..

US, South Korea to maximise economic, diplomatic pressure on North Korea
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

US, South Korea to maximise economic, diplomatic pressure on North Korea

The North launched its latest missile as it protested against tough new United Nations sanctions over its sixth nuclear test on September 3. "The danger is that North Korea's physicists are working to an ...More..

United States freezes arms sales to Turkey
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

United States freezes arms sales to Turkey

For more than 30 years, the PKK has waged a terror campaign against Turkey leading to the deaths of more than 40,000 people - security forces and civilians alike - including more than 1,200 since July 2015 alon...More..

NDP bill banning corporate donations will cost taxpayers: Rustad
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

NDP bill banning corporate donations will cost taxpayers: Rustad

Liberal Party, supplementing her then-$195,000 salary from taxpayers. Taxpayers will subsidize B.C. political parties to the tune of more than $27 million over four years under the NDP government's plan to ge...More..

Formula One: Red Bull can dominate in Singapore, says Daniel Ricciardo
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Formula One: Red Bull can dominate in Singapore, says Daniel Ricciardo

Hamilton is three points clear of Vettel, who is not leading the championship for the first time this season. The Mercedes man seems to have been revitalised after his summer holiday, becoming the only dri...More..

Hurricane Jose causes ocean overwash along Outer Banks
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hurricane Jose causes ocean overwash along Outer Banks

Andrew Cuomo told reporters during a news conference. Regarding such extensive prep for a storm that may not be a major event here in Long Island, the governor said, "We are prepared for whatever it is, or what...More..

by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Haley: Trump's 'fire and fury' comment 'not an idle threat'

US President Donald Trump has referred to North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un as " Rocket Man " - and pictured himself taking out his former election rival Hillary Clinton with a golf ball. "But of course, this wi...More..

Energy investment company bails on KPMG over reputational risk
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Energy investment company bails on KPMG over reputational risk

KPMG and Grant Thornton Johannesburg Partnership have been joint auditors of Sasfin for 18 and 30 years' respectively. Sars would also KPMG to the Minister of Finance to consider stopping all work now perform...More..

Texas woman accused of shooting, dismembering boyfriend
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Texas woman accused of shooting, dismembering boyfriend

Investigators say they interviewed Sutton following her arrest and describe her demeanor as "uncaring" with no remorse. Later that month, on August 22, detectives were called in after a male torso was found a...More..

Heavy rains lash Mumbai city again, flight operations suspended
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Heavy rains lash Mumbai city again, flight operations suspended

Mumbai: Heavy rains returned to Mumbai , with thunderstorms being witnessed across Thane, North Mumbai , and South Mumbai . In light of the present weather conditions, schools and colleges across M...More..

Dem Reps. Grijalva and Gutiérrez Arrested at Trump Tower Protest
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Dem Reps. Grijalva and Gutiérrez Arrested at Trump Tower Protest

Three Democratic members of Congress (U.S. Reps Raul Grijalva , of Arizona; Luis Gutierrez , of IL; and Adriano Espaillat, of New York) were among a small group of demonstrators who refused to move and got ar...More..

Maria Becomes Category 2, Puerto Rico Braces for Direct Hit
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Maria Becomes Category 2, Puerto Rico Braces for Direct Hit

ET advisory Tuesday, just two weeks after numerous same areas were devastated by Hurricane Irma . A hurricane watch is now in effect for the US and British Virgin Islands, St Martin, St Barts, Saba, St Eusta...More..

Zach Braff Wins 'Most Trenchant Tweet' on
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Zach Braff Wins 'Most Trenchant Tweet' on "Evil" Sean Spicer at Emmys

Spicer also told the New York Times that he hopes the president was not offended by his skit at the Emmys , in which Spicer joined host Stephen Colbert on stage on a rolling podium. Just as Trump ...More..

Total steps up green push with EREN RE and Greenflex deals
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Total steps up green push with EREN RE and Greenflex deals

GreenFlex combines data intelligence and equipment management and financing to help clients manage their energy consumption efficiently. The GreenFlex transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of...More..

Toll in Grenfell Tower fire may be lower than 80
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Toll in Grenfell Tower fire may be lower than 80

At a briefing on the progress of the investigation of the disaster, officers said they were examining eight cases of alleged fraud involving people who falsely claimed money after the fire. In addition to the...More..

Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron make United Nations debuts
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron make United Nations debuts

When asked about how big of a role Moscow and Beijing play on the Korean Peninsula, the professor said, "China and Russian Federation hold the key to keep North Korea in check", Prof. The only country to have c...More..

German U-boat Wreck: Belgium WWI Find Is Well Preserved
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

German U-boat Wreck: Belgium WWI Find Is Well Preserved

While mostly intact, the vessel did sustain some damage at the front. "The submarine is in such good condition that we reckon all the bodies are still on board", Carl Decaluwé, governor of the Belgium provinc...More..

by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Washington, Seoul talked nuke deployment to Korean Peninsula - Mattis

Most experts believe that a military strike on North Korea would invite a devastating response from Pyongyang. The Pentagon chief also said the USA did not shoot down the ballistic missile that North Korea ...More..

Trump warns Venezuela is 'collapsing'
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Trump warns Venezuela is 'collapsing'

The United States, which has applied financial sanctions against Venezuela, is prepared to take additional steps if the Socialist government of President Nicolás Maduro continues on a path to authoritarian rule...More..

Angela Merkel: Germans embrace predictability and stability ahead of vote
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Angela Merkel: Germans embrace predictability and stability ahead of vote

But the mood evaporated quickly when voters rejected the 61-year-old, his party and manifesto as credible agents of change. If Merkel gets in, it will be positive for European fundamentals and possibly a positi...More..

Naval nurses booted over disturbing pics, posts of 'mini Satan' newborns
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Naval nurses booted over disturbing pics, posts of 'mini Satan' newborns

A pair of naval nurses in Florida have reportedly been removed from their posts after a disturbing Facebook post showed them holding newborn babies like puppets and giving infants the middle finger. The hospi...More..

Sanctions will spur nuclear plans: NKorea
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sanctions will spur nuclear plans: NKorea

The US said that all options, including a military one, are on the table, but it will seek a peaceful solution to North Korea's nuclear issue until it becomes necessary to use military force. Seoul is withi...More..

by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Indy Mayor Looks to Paris, Not DC, in Climate Change Plans

McKenna was one of about a dozen environment ministers from the world's most influential nations invited to an informal breakfast meeting Monday in NY with USA chief economic adviser Gary Cohn. And that matters...More..