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People North Korea Says US Considering Limited Preemptive Strike
Author: 0 North Korea Says US Considering Limited Preemptive Strike

A 2.6-magnitude natural disaster struck an area of North Korea where Pyongyang has been conducting its underground nuclear tests. The Rodong Sinmun , the North's ruling party newspaper, said on Tuesday US criticism of Pyongyang's weapons programmes and its human rights record was setting the stage for an attack.

People Tsunami warning test causes scare in Houston area
Author: 0 Tsunami warning test causes scare in Houston area

The weather service rejected the claim. Whoever is to blame, one thing is for certain: No Tsunami hit the East coast Tuesday morning, thankfully. "A Tsunami Warning is not in effect". "The responsibility is on the NWS to properly and consistently code the messages, for only they know if the message is correct or not". Meanwhile he said, weather apps that misinterpreted the test as an actual event are not regulated, and need a better system of checks and balances.

People US to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on N. Korea: Pence
Author: 0 US to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on N. Korea: Pence

Pope Francis said on Wednesday the participation of North Korean athletes in the Olympics raised hopes for reconciliation on the Korean peninsula and that the Vatican was ready to back any peace initiative. North Korea is, in theory, ruled by "Eternal President" Kim Il-Sung; Kim Jong-un weighs six titles, one of them being "Supreme Commander". The Olympics always have a disaster of some sort before the games.

People Emiratis in Paris cautioned over bad weather
Author: 0 Emiratis in Paris cautioned over bad weather

The snow played havoc with public transport, halting nearly all buses in the capital along with some tram and commuter rail lines, while heavy goods vehicles were banned from major roads due to the high risk of an accident. Temperatures are set to fall further into Wednesday and Thursday, the Meteo France weather service warned, which is likely to freeze the heavy snow in place, making conditions even more treacherous.

People Turkey, Iran violating international law in Syria
Author: 0 Turkey, Iran violating international law in Syria

Syrian state-run media said Tuesday that the Syrian army was responding to a shelling attack in Damascus by "armed groups" - an attack that they say killed five people, including two children, and injured 13 others. "There is a misperception that the de-escalation areas have resulted in peace and stability". Chlorine isn't sophisticated - it was first used in the First World War.

Author: 0 Balyasny Asset Management LLC Has Upped Holding in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM)

It has outperformed by 17.04% the S&P500. Convergence Investment Partners Llc increased Aecom (ACM) stake by 306.76% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. ( JPM)'s shares. 48,344 shares were sold by Petno Douglas B, worth $5.43M on Saturday, January 13. Also, CFO Marianne Lake sold 17,596 shares of J P Morgan Chase & Co stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 17th.

People Maldives Top Court Reverses Dissidents' Release
Author: 0 Maldives Top Court Reverses Dissidents' Release

The Maldives was plunged into fresh chaos this week after the president refused to comply with the Supreme Court's Thursday order to release nine dissidents and restore the seats of 12 legislators sacked for defecting from Yameen's party.

People Woman found holding her own eyeballs across from SC church
Author: 0 Woman found holding her own eyeballs across from SC church

WYFF reports that after witnesses called 911, the woman, who had been kneeling next to some railroad tracks, ripped out the second eye. Elizabeth Hiott was working inside South Main Chapel and Mercy Center when she heard someone yelling for her to call 911.

People Barcelona coach Valverde unsure if Pique can make Copa semi
Author: 0 Barcelona coach Valverde unsure if Pique can make Copa semi

The Barca defender had to listen to insulting songs about himself, his wife (the pop star Shakira) and his son during the game, but had his revenge when he scored the late goal which gave Barca a point. "First of all to clarify, I already spoke with Samuel yesterday", Garcia said on Instagram below a picture of the two players. 'We have seen the consequences of them and he is aware of this too, and before the goal we did not hear insults towards the player.

People United States drops record number of bombs in Afghanistan
Author: 0 United States drops record number of bombs in Afghanistan

Senators criticized the planned costs of the operations in Afghanistan , asking whether the administration of President Donald Trump was going to launch negotiations with the Taliban radical movement, Sputnik reported. Afghanistan has become the United States air force's main theatre of operations following troop reductions in Iraq and Syria. "Continued US strikes disrupt Taliban support networks in Helmand province, as well as destroy their sources of revenue such as illegal narcotics", ...

People U.S. conducts airstrikes against Syrian pro-regime forces after ‘unprovoked attack’
Author: 0 U.S. conducts airstrikes against Syrian pro-regime forces after ‘unprovoked attack’

The attack took place in the Middle Euphrates River Valley eight kilometers east of a negotiated "de-confliction line" meant to separate Russian-allied regime forces and US -allied resistance fighters, according to Central Command. Iranian forces are known to be deployed in the area, as are some Russians, either of whom might be labeled as "pro-Assad" by the United States government, but the attacking of which could have substantial ramifications.

People Local lawmakers react to Gov. Wolf's proposed budget
Author: 0 Local lawmakers react to Gov. Wolf's proposed budget

The oil and gas industry, they're powerful", Wolf added. "We're hoping to see just a more reasonable proposal that hopefully republicans and democrats can work together on and get done in a timely fashion", he said. Wolf also brought back another rejected proposal from past year, reducing the state's corporate net income tax to 7.9 percent from 9.9 percent by 2023.

People Why Trump has little say on rising or falling stocks
Author: 0 Why Trump has little say on rising or falling stocks

The White House is responding to Monday's stock market beating by saying President Donald Trump is focused on "long-term economic fundamentals, which remain exceptionally strong". "Does the president have second thoughts about taking credit for a booming economy?" Though it was relatively small on a percentage basis, it triggered concern from investors about the market's stability.

Author: 0 Senate rushes to clinch budget deal to avert government shutdown

The agreement was negotiated by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and marks a major breakthrough that will make it easier to manage the federal government through September 30, 2019. "At the same time , we reserve the right and the authority that if we feel like that they're falling short on something that we promised or what's best for our constituents, then we'll throw a flag on it".

People Israeli Police Will Recommend Indicting Netanyahu
Author: 0 Israeli Police Will Recommend Indicting Netanyahu

Any recommendation for an indictment would be sent to Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, who will decide whether to indict the prime minister. Police plan to announce the recommendation next week, presumably on Monday or Tuesday, it was reported on Tuesday. "The state prosecutor recently said in the Knesset that about half of the police's recommendations end with nothing", Netanyahu said Wednesday.

People James Bulger Killer Admits to Having Indecent Images of Children
Author: 0 James Bulger Killer Admits to Having Indecent Images of Children

Justice Edis jailed him for three years and four months but said the Parole Board will decide when he should be released back into the community. In 2010, he pleaded guilty at the same court to charges of downloading and distributing child pornography and was jailed for two years.

People Las Vegas police search for potential serial killer after 4 shot
Author: 0 Las Vegas police search for potential serial killer after 4 shot

Plummer told reporters Tuesday that if the shooter isn't already a serial killer, "he's on the way to being one". Police are not calling him a serial killer yet, as the Federal Bureau of Investigation requires three deaths within a one month period, police said at the press conference .

People Police Shoot Man Who Tried to Break Into Iranian President's Office
Author: 0 Police Shoot Man Who Tried to Break Into Iranian President's Office

A man carrying a sword who tried to bypass security at the presidential palace in Iran has been shot and arrested after trying to break into President Hassan Rouhani's office. Wearing the white cloth is often interpreted as symbolizing a willingness to sacrifice one's life in Islam and could indicate that the man was planning a suicide mission.

People Syrian Kurds: Turkish forces hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin
Author: 0 Syrian Kurds: Turkish forces hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin

United Nations (UN) war crimes investigators on Tuesday said they were investigating fresh reports that chemical weapons were being used in rebel-held zones in war-ravaged Syria . "We're running out of solutions where we put these people". The operation in Afrin - bordering Turkey's Hatay and Kilis provinces - was widely expected in the wake of Turkey's Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria, which cleared Daesh terrorists from Turkey's border between August 24, 2016, and ...

People Turkey foreign minister meets Iran president in Tehran amidst tension over Syria
Author: 0 Turkey foreign minister meets Iran president in Tehran amidst tension over Syria

A United Nations -mandated investigator said Tuesday his team was probing reports that bombs allegedly containing weaponized chlorine have been used on two recent occasions in Syria. Turkey's President Erdogan has promised to sweep the militants from Turkey's southern border, a move that could put Turkish troops in confrontation with USA forces on the ground in Syria.

People North Korea sends clear message with missile parade on eve of Olympics
Author: 0 North Korea sends clear message with missile parade on eve of Olympics

In an effort to improve inter-Korean relations, South Korea has allowed increase access to North Koreans , but such a high-level delegation runs the risk of bumping up against an absolute ban on luxury goods to Pyongyang . United States disarmament ambassador Robert Wood also took a swipe at China, North Korea and Russian Federation for pursuing the development of new nuclear capabilities "to threaten other peaceful nations".

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