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Global Media French leader to go to hurricane-hit St. Martin
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At least 17 people across the Caribbean have been killed by Hurricane Irma . In France, opposition firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon has demanded a parliamentary inquiry into whether enough security forces have been sent to restore order on St Martin after looting broke out after the storm.

Global Media Alexion Pharmaceuticals Will Move Headquarters To Boston
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It has underperformed by 34.82% the S&P500. Cypress Funds Llc decreased Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (Call) ( ALXN ) stake by 35.9% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Since June 14, 2017, it had 4 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $235.75 million activity. COUGHLIN CHRISTOPHER J bought 2,000 shares worth $234,200.

Global Media Savage 70mph winds, hail and thunder to batter Britain from TODAY
Author: 0 Savage 70mph winds, hail and thunder to batter Britain from TODAY

When asked whether there was any connection, the Met Office tweeted: "There are no links between Irma and the weather we are experiencing in the United Kingdom at the moment". Strong winds and stormy weather are set to batter the capital this week. It will track eastwards across the country from Galway to Dublin, with very strong winds affecting the coastal counties of the southwest, south and possibly parts of the east coast later.

Global Media Watch Hurricane Irma batter Miami, Florida as megastorm hits US
Author: 0 Watch Hurricane Irma batter Miami, Florida as megastorm hits US

It was expected to cross into Georgia in the afternoon, leaving potentially unsafe storm surges in its wake. The storm was passing north of the Leeward Islands at 2 p.m. "I know for our entire state, especially the Keys, it's going to be a long road", governor Rick Scott said. President Trump approved it. Irma was ranked Category 5, the rare top-end of the scale of hurricane intensity, for days.

Global Media The number of victims in the quake in Mexico has risen
Author: 0 The number of victims in the quake in Mexico has risen

In a statement, the country offered food, generators and medical aid "as good neighbors should always do in trying times". Because of the quake and Hurricane Katia that hit Mexico a day later, the foreign ministry said Monday it could no longer send supplies and personnel to the US state of Texas that is dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey that struck late last month.

Global Media Edith Windsor, LGBTQ Icon and American Hero, Dies at 88
Author: 0 Edith Windsor, LGBTQ Icon and American Hero, Dies at 88

But public opinion and the legal landscape had undergone a sharp reversal, and Windsor prevailed in two lower courts before the US Supreme Court struck down the law. She did not say how her wife died. Windsor later married Windsor after attaining a bachelors degree from Temple in 1950 but divorced after less than a year.

Global Media Theresa May scraps the 1% cap on public sector pay
Author: 0 Theresa May scraps the 1% cap on public sector pay

Cumbria has Haverigg prison in the south of the county. Today the cabinet agreed to give prison officers a 1.7% rise while police will get a 1% pay rise plus a 1% bonus for the year, paid for from existing departmental budgets. Leaders of unions representing millions of workers said they will continue campaigning for wage rises. "In the first six years of Conservative rule, public sector pay rose by just 4.4%, yet the cost of living soared by 22%, and to rub salt into those wounds, the ...

Global Media Your enemy is our enemy too, Malaysia PM tells the US
Author: 0 Your enemy is our enemy too, Malaysia PM tells the US

The discussion with Trump was the highlight of Najib's Sep 11-13 working visit to the U.S. at the invitation of the 45th United States president who took office on Jan 20 this year. A news report says the Malaysian national carrier will be adding eight widebody Boeing 787 jets to its fleet. Trump said the deal is worth $10 billion to $20 billion.

Global Media Australia mails out same-sex marriage ballots
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But "yes" campaigners have warned that the method of collecting votes, via the postal system, could be less effective at engaging younger tech-savvy Australians, who are seen as more supportive of changing the laws. The government plans to pass the bill through the parliament by the end of the week. An Australian-initiated survey in 2015, with respondents mostly from Australia, Britain, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the United States, showed discrimination and homophobia remained ...

Global Media North Korea sanctions 'nothing compared to what will have to happen'
Author: 0 North Korea sanctions 'nothing compared to what will have to happen'

It is unclear whether the US would actually take action against China. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the sanctions were much stronger than earlier measures and urged Pyongyang to take "concrete action" toward denuclearization. Briefing the USA lawmakers, Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea displayed satellite photos to demonstrate North Korea's deceptive shipping practices.

Global Media Two adults and one child died after falling into volcano crater
Author: 0 Two adults and one child died after falling into volcano crater

Three members of the same family have died after falling into a volcanic crater in Italy . The crater collapsed more when the mother, Tiziana Zaramella, 42, rushed in to save them. Another of the couple's sons, a seven-year-old, survived amid reports he was able to scramble to safety. The father ran to his aid when the ground gave way beneath him.

Global Media North threatens U.S. to stop further sanctions
Author: 0 North threatens U.S. to stop further sanctions

During the period from December last year to May this year, Pyongyang is said to have earned about ¥30 billion in foreign currency from exporting coal, iron ore and other resources, trade in which has been restricted under United Nations resolutions.

Global Media North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of United Nations sanctions vote
Author: 0 North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of United Nations sanctions vote

Russia's Permanent Representative Vassily Alekseevich Nebenzia said that a refusal to include proposals for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to mediate or to disavow regime change "raised serious questions". The United States and its allies had been bracing for another long-range missile launch in time for the 69th anniversary of North Korea's founding on Saturday, but no fresh provocations were spotted while the North held numerous events to mark the holiday.

Global Media Clarke: Kohli better than Smith in ODIs
Author: 0 Clarke: Kohli better than Smith in ODIs

This is sport, but this is also competition". India chose to rest leading spinners R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja but Smith said the hosts still have a potent spin attack. Smith and Kohli will lead their respective sides in a five-match ODI series, which will be followed by three T20Is scheduled from September 17 to October 13.

Global Media Trump became a grandfather for the ninth time
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President Trump followed the outpouring of congratulations with his own Twitter post at around 3 p.m. "Congratulations to Eric & Lara on the birth of their son, Eric "Luke" Trump this morning!" This is Eric and Lara Trump's first child and Donald Trump's ninth grandchild.

Global Media Mnuchin Says Hedge Funds Will Lose Lower Tax Rates
Author: 0 Mnuchin Says Hedge Funds Will Lose Lower Tax Rates

Mnuchin did not give an exact number but rather emphasized that getting tax reform done is much more important. "I'm hopeful that they'll get a slight decrease in federal government [taxes] which will offset what they will lose on the state deductions", Mnuchin said of taxpayers who benefit from state deductions.