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Michelle Obama Just Perfectly Summed Up the Hypocrisy of the GOP


The first lady also helped plant broccoli and later helped rinse the vegetables. Michelle Obama and primary school students take part in groundbreaking of the White House Kitchen Garden in 2009. The White House beehive that the Obama family started is still in operation. "It is such a good educational tool, and what an wonderful experience for the kids". Read More »

Weekend's high heat will be the last of the year


Remember these high temperatures are in the shade, so exposed to the sun and you're adding at least ten degrees more. "Really good idea to not do too many strenuous things during the heat of the day, between about noon and 4 p.m.", Coulson advised. Read More »

N leadership gathers in London to review Pakistan's political situation


At today's session of the Senate, a vote was held on the proposed amendment with 38 lawmakers approving the bill as it is while 37 rejecting it. He said that the PMLN was doing this simply to resuscitate Nawaz Sharif politically after he was found guilty of corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and forgery. Read More »

Kim Jong Un a 'Madman' Who 'Will Be Tested Like Never Before'


The situation between the United States and North Korea has reached a very risky level and Washington must take an initiative to lessen the tensions, an American writer and retired professor says. In announcing the new sanctions , Trump said China's central bank had ordered banks to stop doing business with North Korea and that the measures will also target shipping and trade networks. Read More »

At least 4 migrants die as boat capsizes in Black Sea


Anadolu Agency says Turkey's coast guard is searching for an estimated 20 migrants who are missing following Friday's capsizing. The area lies about 130 kilometres east of Istanbul. The numbers of migrants crossing the Aegean has now dwindled. As the route to Europe became increasingly hard after Turkey shut down traffic to Europe in a deal with the European Union in 2016, many migrants and refugees have turned to the Black Sea where a new route has opened up. Read More »

Hurricane Maria: The Models Are Saying 'Whew!'


Jose was downgraded to a tropical storm, but the other three followed hot on each other's heels, causing deaths and vast destruction, when they made landfall, through flooding and wind gusts of up to 130 miles per hour (209 kilometers per hour). Read More »

Iraq Launches Offensive To Retake ISIS Bastion Hawija


Iraqi authorities are not charging any suspects for serious global crimes such as crimes against humanity, war crimes, or genocide, which are not criminal offences under Iraqi law, or even rape or slavery, which are. The new body will operate independently of the International Impartial and Independent Mechanism for Syria , which was created by a General Assembly resolution in December despite fierce resistance from Russian Federation. Read More »

GST implementation smoother than expected: Jaitley


Speaking at the 70th annual general meeting of the Indian Banks Association, Jaitley said, "India itself has a great amount of resilience and that resilience enables it to find solutions to various challenges which remain". Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said maintaining fiscal prudence is a "challenge", but maintained that there is no need to "panic" amid reports that the government is planning to unveil stimulus to revive the economy. Read More »

Governor Cuomo goes to Puerto Rico to assist in storm aftermath


The New York Power Authority is also sending 10 engineers, planners, technical supervisors and translators, along with drones and two drone pilots from the Department of Environmental Conservation. "If someone needs them they are there, we are people that like to help, in this moment we need people's help", said Kurokawa. "We woke up the next morning to a bunch of texts saying 'You've got to get out of there'". Read More »

Mexican Bishops join in prayer, grief after second deadly quake


Hispanics in Philanthropy : Created three funds to support the victims of the two earthquakes in Mexico and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Volunteers poured onto the streets to help rescue those trapped, forming human chains to remove debris, while donating food and supplies, and opening their homes to survivors. Read More »

Rudolph, Cowboys set for start of Big 12 play against TCU


While co-offensive coordinator Sonny Cumbie implemented the air raid uptempo passing attack as TCU's offensive gameplay at the end of 2013, the Horned Frogs have found success this season going old school: relying on a punishing ground game and stifling defense. Read More »

Nuclear weapons won't bring security for North Korea: Tillerson


Haley has also denied these reports. "I think we have a secretary of state now, and I think he's planning on hanging around", Mr. Tillerson said on ABC News. "We will continue our efforts in the diplomatic arena but all of our military options, as the president has said, [are] on the table". North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vowed to consider "with seriousness exercising of a corresponding, highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history", in a statement released in English by his ... Read More »

Ann Coulter won't attend 'Free Speech Week' at Berkeley


Biology student Kyeong Kim agrees. "It's the new normal here: The police, the helicopters", says Kim, 24, an worldwide student from South Korea. "I don't want a bill that once again perpetuates the idea that everyone is violent that is anti-fascist". Read More »

Shooting of 17ft crocodile triggers battle for his Queensland crown


The owner of the farm John Leaver said it was the largest crocodile caught in Queensland in 20 to 30 years. The crocodile could be one of the largest found in the wild in Australia. Lever said river users had reported a "large crocodile " in the area and rangers had set traps. "They don't necessarily become more aggressive with outsiders", Joyce said on Friday. Read More »

Scaramucci bashes the 'worst' 'unlikeable' person at the White House


Scaramucci said that reports he called Spicer "Melissa McCarthy", a reference to the actress who portrayed Spicer on SNL , were inaccurate. He brought up 'cockamamie stories that came out to delay my arrival into the administration.' Scaramucci had to unload his company before he could join the administration. Read More »

Japan deploys missile defence to northern island

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted about the existence of military options on North Korea . We need an intelligent debate on all potential answers to these questions, not more chest-pounding and posturing. The series of ballistic missile tests out of North Korea has drawn worldwide attention with president Donald Trump offering some of the strongest and most controversial rhetoric. Read More »

Direxion Daily South Korea Bull 3X Shares (KORU) Needle Moving -1.88%

The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 33.23 and 4611021 shares have traded hands in the session. Starting from the top-down typically includes studying the overall economy, industries, and multiple markets. The RSI, or Relative Strength Index, is a widely used technical momentum indicator that compares price movement over time. The RSI was originally created by J. Read More »

North Korea will be "destroyed" if threats, 'reckless behavior' continues


North Korean officials say their development of missiles is focused on finding an equilibrium at which it is no longer possible for the USA to attack without risking a disastrous retaliation. "I spoke with President Moon of South Korea last night. Too bad!" Trump said in a Twitter post on Sunday morning. A White House official has indicated that diplomatic relations with North Korea have been totally unsuccessful in curtailing the nation's nuclear program, and that if things get much ... Read More »

S&P cuts Hong Kong's credit rating because of China's soaring debt


The strong growth of the Chinese economy, driven by a huge build-up of debt, has increased "economic and financial risks", S&P said. The one-notch downgrade came after Moody's Investors Service made a similar move in May-the first time in nearly three decades that the nation's credit rating was cut. Read More »

Stock Moving Up in Today's Session: Pretium Resources Inc.(NYSE:PVG)


Earnings surprises can have a huge impact on a company's stock price. Prudential PLC now owns 5,540,263 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $53,242,000 after purchasing an additional 1,180,973 shares during the period. Sun Valley Gold Llc who had been investing in Pretium Res Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.57 billion market cap company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal resource properties in ... Read More »

US Senator Bernie Sanders scheduled to speak in Fulton on Thursday


Even as the popular lawmaker built a national reputation and attracted millions of fans during his unsuccessful candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination past year, he frequently faced criticism for talking too little about how he would tackle global affairs as president. Read More »

China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts


Such type of tests could lead to radioactive fallouts as well as strong electromagnetic pulse and North Korea may face a significant diplomatic backlash. and the autocratic regime has made militarism a central part of its national ideology. China wants to stop North Korea's nuclear and missile development but has warned against pushing the government of Kim Jong Un so hard it collapses or hurting ordinary North Koreans. Read More »

China calls for restraint when asked about North Korea hydrogen bomb threat


I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire, ' he said via North Korea's state news agency KCNA. If North Korea follows through on its latest threat of setting off a nuclear explosion over the Pacific Ocean, it will ultimately be up to President Trump whether the United States will respond with military action, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told ABC News on Friday. Read More »

No need to renegotiate Iran nuclear deal: European Union

But he stressed that Iran would resume "peace activities only", saying the country had no intention of leaving the agreement. KELEMEN: Well, the EU's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, who chaired it came out, calling it frank, which is kind of diplo-speak for tough. Read More »

Luther Strange and Roy Moore camps both declare debate victory


The battle between the two Republican candidates illustrates the rift in the party following Trump's unexpected victory, and Tuesday's runoff election is expected to test the president's influence on candidates other than himself and the strength of the political movement he sparked ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Read More »

Trump's new travel ban expected to be released


Officials refused to say how many countries - and which countries - might be affected, insisting the president had yet to make a final decision on how to proceed. The new restrictions will not be an outright ban, according to The Wall Street Journal , but instead, will see specific countries have specific restrictions placed on them in accordance with how they cooperate - or don't - with USA mandates. Read More »

Upcoming Winter Olympics medals revealed


The Winter Games take place 30 years after Seoul hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics, a turbulent era in which a number of nations - including North Korea - chose to boycott the Games. The official design for the 2018 Olympic medals was also unveiled, simultaneously in NY and Seoul . "I wanted the medals to represent the hard work and dedication of the athletes". Read More »