Financial News | WRHL Financial News 2017-09-20T09:31:26Z Financial News Trump Threatens To ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea In ‘America First’ Speech At United Nations President Donald Trump forcefully defended the United States and condemned North Korea and Iran in his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly, while trying to strike a cordial tone on the international alliances he had previously criticized. Millions Threatened by Hurricane Maria Bill Karins, NBC News meteorologist, talks with Rachel Maddow about the intense strength of Hurricane Maria and the threat it poses to millions of people in Puerto Rico and its neighboring islands. Grandfather hands stranger's toddler $20 bill in Target for most tragic reason A mother shopping with her young son in Target was caught off guard when an elderly man gave the toddler a $20 bill -- but when he explained himself, she was reduced to tears. 'What a class act!' Chaffetz says he'll pass on reading Clinton's book The former congressman who, as head of a House committee, grilled Hillary Clinton relentlessly says he knows he’s in her new book but feels no need to read it. When The Media Treat White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victims Editor’s note: We’re republishing this story, which first ran in August 2014, in light of a New York Post headline earlier this week that described a white murder suspect as a “clean-cut American kid.” Ohio firefighter says he’d rather save a dog before a million ‘n-words’ A volunteer firefighter from Franklin Township, Ohio, is catching heat for his racially offensive Facebook post in which he said that he would rather save a dog before a black person in an emergency. Fed conflicted by weak U.S. inflation, global economic rebound By Howard Schneider and Ann Saphir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Caught between a lull in U.S. inflation and a stronger global economy, the Federal Reserve is expected on Wednesday to signal whether it will raise interest rates for a third time this year or back off until prices rise more briskly. The U.S. central bank's description of inflation in its policy statement as well as fresh economic forecasts from individual policymakers will be the main focus for financial markets amid a recent spate of lukewarm domestic data. That Climate 'Scandal' Rep. Lamar Smith Promoted Was, Indeed, Fake News WASHINGTON — Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), an early and loyal supporter of President Donald Trump, likes to make noise about the liberal media’s coverage of climate change, often dismissing it as “fake news.” French police evacuate 557 migrants from makeshift camp PARIS (AP) — French police encircled a makeshift migrant camp in a wooded area near Dunkirk on Tuesday, evacuating 557 people, the prefecture of the Nord region said. Trump Tells United Nations: ‘I Will Always Put America First’ President Trump tells member states at the United Nations they should put their countries first as well, but says the United States “can no longer be taken advantage of” with international deals. DiCaprio Rips Trump's Climate Record, Says Hurricanes Should Be A Wake-Up Call Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio said Tuesday that the recent string of devastating hurricanes — Harvey, Irma and now Maria — shines a light on the climate crisis and should come as a wake-up call for President Donald Trump and the world. Woman breaks records with her 18-foot-long fingernails It may have taken her 20 years, but Ayanna Williams finally did it: She broke the record for the longest fingernails in the world. The Texas native is making headlines for her wild talons, which measure out to be a combined total of 18 feet and 10.9 inches, to be exact. Williams is set to be featured in Guinness World Record's 2018 book. 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico City A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least four people and trapping more in buildings that had collapsed or caught fire, officials said.A civil protection official said at least two deaths occurred in the state of Puebla near Mexico City. Media reported at least five deaths in the state, but that figure could not immediately be confirmed.The governor of the State of Mexico, Alfredo Del Mazo, reported two more deaths.“People are really scared right now,” said dentist Claudia Meneses, who was in her clinic in Mexico City’s Lindavista neighborhood when the earthquake struck midafternoon. “We’re going to go to a building that fell to see if we can help.”Earthquakes of magnitude 7 or above are regarded as major and are capable of causing widespread heavy damage.Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said there were no deaths reported in the capital so far, but at least 20 buildings were damaged.Television images showed a multistory building in the capital with a middle floor collapsed as sirens blared and first responders rushed to the scene. Other video showed the side of a government building shearing off and falling into the street as bystanders screamed.U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter: “God bless the people of Mexico City. We are with you and will be there for you.”In Cuernavaca, a city south of Mexico City, there were unconfirmed reports on local radio of people trapped beneath collapsed buildings.Mexican TV and social media showed cars crushed by debris. Many people fled into the streets, and electricity and phone lines were down in parts of the capital.“We got out really fast, leaving everything as it was, and just left,” said Rosaura Suarez, as she stood with a crowd on the street.The quake hit only hours after many people participated in earthquake drills around the nation on the anniversary of a devastating quake that killed thousands in Mexico City in 1985.Many people were still shaken from another quake on Sept. 7, a powerful 8.1 temblor in southern Mexico that killed at least 98 people.The epicenter of Tuesday’s quake was located in the central state of Puebla, the U.S. Geological Survey said.President Enrique Peña Nieto was on a flight on Tuesday to the state of Oaxaca, one of the areas hit hardest by the previous quake, and said via his Twitter account that he was immediately returning to attend to the quake in Mexico City. (Reuters)_____See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr. Immigration Activists Protest Pelosi Over Trump Deal: 'We Are Not Your Bargaining Chip' A group of young undocumented immigrants interrupted an event hosted by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Five men in court over Hong Kong explosives plot Five men accused of making explosives before a contentious vote on political reform in 2015 appeared in a Hong Kong court Tuesday in a case that triggered concern about the radicalisation of protesters. The men were arrested at a time of heightened political tensions in Hong Kong, following the failure of mass "Umbrella Movement" rallies to win democratic reform for the semi-autonomous city in protests that were an unprecedented rebuke to China. Local media have previously reported that the group advocated independence for Hong Kong. 'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines spark backlash over new Target line Chip and Joanna Gaines have found themselves embroiled in scandal over their new Target line. Aung San Suu Kyi Speech After a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparked allegations of ethnic cleansing, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday her country does not fear international scrutiny. Family Wants Answers After Georgia Tech Police Kill LGBTQ Campus Leader Family members of Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz say they plan to file a civil rights lawsuit after the 21-year-old was fatally shot by campus police on Saturday night. Trump lawyers dish on Russia probe at steakhouse as NYT reporter listens in Two of President Trump’s lawyers were overheard by a New York Times reporter “loudly discussing” the Russia investigation at a Washington, D.C., steakhouse next to the newspaper’s D.C. bureau. The conversation led to a front-page story about tension within Trump’s legal team. Jerry Brown: 'Troglodyte' Trump Supporters 'Dwell In Deep, Dark Caves' California Gov. Jerry Brown compared President Donald Trump and his supporters who deny climate change to ancient cave-people. Should You Participate in a Class Action Against Equifax? If your personal information is among the 143 million credit files compromised in the Equifax cyberattack, you might be wondering if you have any recourse against the company. As it turns out, yo... The 9 Worst Travel Trends of All Time The GOP Congress Is Rushing Wildly Ahead With A Huge Health Care Bill. Again. For what feels like the 1,000th time this year, the Republican Senate is looking to ram through a hugely consequential health care bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act and “replace” it with ... a lot less. Man walks around Seattle with swastika armband and gets punched to ground by passerby A man wearing a swastika armband was punched to the ground in downtown Seattle, after activists spread his photo across Twitter. The Seattle Police Department said they received reports of a man wearing a swastika armband and “instigating fights” late Sunday afternoon. Hours before, an anti-fascist Twitter account had shared a photo of a man riding the bus in Seattle with a Nazi armband on his right arm. The Latest: Mexico quake death toll rises to 225 MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on a major earthquake that has struck Mexico (all times local): Czech zoo burns horns it sawed off rhinos after French attack A Czech zoo on Tuesday burnt 33 kilos (72 pounds) of rare rhino horns, including some it sawed off its own animals in the wake of a brutal attack on a French zoo. Poachers broke into the Thoiry zoo near Paris in March and killed a critically endangered white rhino, hacking off its horns and putting zoos across the world on high alert. The brazen attack prompted a zoo in the central Czech Republic city of Dvur Kralove nad Labem to remove and burn the horns from its herd. Neighbor Opens Fire As Father In Clown Mask Chases Child Two Ohio men face charges after a father donned a clown mask and chased his 6-year-old daughter through the streets, prompting a concerned neighbor to start shooting. Melania Trump dazzles in Calvin Klein suit for UN General Assembly appearance The first lady accompanied husband President Trump to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday morning. Turkey warns of global conflict if Iraq or Syria break up Turkey escalated its opposition to a Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq on Tuesday, training tank guns and rocket launchers across the southern border and saying the break-up of its neighbors could lead to global conflict. Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said in Ankara next Monday's vote posed a major risk and Turkey would take "every step" needed to thwart any similar steps in its mainly Kurdish southeast. Iraqi Kurdish authorities have defied growing international pressure to call off the vote, which Iraq's neighbors fear will fuel unrest among their own Kurdish populations. Missing Man’s Decomposing Body Sat in Truck for 8 Months in Airport Parking Lot As Family Searched A missing Kansas man’s body sat decomposing in his work vehicle for eight months in an airport parking lot 45 minutes from his home, causing his family to ask why no one found it sooner, PEOPLE confirms. Tucker Carlson Had A Witch On His Show. It Did Not Go As Planned While the interview was generally good-natured in spirit, Carlson wanted to focus on witch stereotypes while his guest ― witch and self-described “Oracle of Los Angeles” Amanda Yates Garcia ― wanted to talk about real issues. “I think the real problem is not whether or not eye of newt is an actual ingredient,” Garcia said. “The real problem is we’re about to have some kind of big nuclear extravaganza with North Korea. The real problem is that we’re punishing immigrant children. Trump’s U.N. Address Was Self-Defeating The speech’s one theme destroyed its one policy message. The Oatmeal Cookie Recipes That Are Better Than Your Grandma's Oatmeal cookies are the most underrated cookie in the country. British teacher ‘murdered’ on Amazon kayaking trip joked about being killed days before A British woman believed to have been murdered on a solo kayaking trip in the Amazon joked on social media about being killed just days before she went missing. Explorers Found a Sunken World War I Submarine With 23 Bodies Inside The century-old vessel was almost completely intact Family Of Chicago Teen Found Dead In Hotel Freezer Demands FBI Investigation Family and friends of Kenneka Jenkins, a teenager found dead last week in the freezer of a Chicago-area hotel, want the FBI to investigate after local police said they don’t suspect foul play. Hillary Clinton: Media got 'played' by the Russians Hillary Clinton, promoting her new book, "What Happened," criticized the press's role in the 2016 election and said the media got “played” by the Russians by promoting the WikiLeaks dumps. Ryan Phillippe accused of brutally beating ex-girlfriend while 'drunk and high' Ryan Phillippe is facing serious domestic abuse and drug allegations from his ex-girlfriend, who is going after the actor in a bombshell new lawsuit. Brazil warns 'no alternatives' to democracy in Venezuela Brazil's leader on Tuesday warned that there were "no alternatives to democracy" in Venezuela as he voiced solidarity with the people of the crisis-consumed nation. President Michel Temer, addressing the UN General Assembly where Brazil is the customary first nation in the annual marathon of leaders' speeches, noted that his country has taken in thousands of Venezuelans. "The human rights situation in Venezuela has regrettably deteriorated continuously," Temer said. Linked By Their Choice To Become Single Mothers, Two Women Share Their Stories Welcome to ”The Story We Share,” a series of Q&As that profile two people with similar identities ― but who live in very different places. Oil set for biggest third quarter rise since 2004, Iraq hints at OPEC extension By Amanda Cooper LONDON (Reuters) - Oil headed for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years as prices rose on Wednesday after the Iraqi oil minister said OPEC and its partners are considering extending or deepening output cuts aimed at reducing a global supply glut. Brent crude futures rose 64 cents to $55.78 a barrel by 1330 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained 52 cents to $50.00. "With oil prices steadily appreciating, as investors become increasingly optimistic over OPEC’s effort to stabilize the saturated markets, the cartel should be encouraged to extend the current deal, which may fuel the upside," FXTM analyst Lukman Otunuga said. 21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. The Latest: China rejects US demands for pressure on NKorea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions following North Korea's firing of an intermediate-range missile over Japan (all times local): Here Is What You Need to Know about the U.S. Navy's Newest Ship The future USS Portland is the eleventh San Antonio-class ship built for the service. Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has delivered the U.S. Navy newest amphibious assault ship, the future USS Portland (LPD-27). The 25,000-ton vessel is the service’s eleventh San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock and will be formally commissioned into service later this year—earning the prefix United States Ship or USS. California Woman Escaped Getting Robbed By Faking Seizure Julie Dragland, 32, later said she got the idea from an episode of "Law & Order," where something similar happens. Beautiful White Houses That Suit Any Style Clinton: Trump's bathroom quip showed he's a 'very emotionally strange man' Clinton offered a scathing analysis of Trump’s psyche during a Monday interview with NPR’s Terry Gross, calling him “a very emotionally strange man.” Rihanna's Fenty Beauty Line Takes A Big Step Forward For Shade Inclusivity Rihanna has the whole world scrambling to get its hands on one of Fenty Beauty’s 40 shades of foundation. 2 Best Marinades for Pork Spice up pork chop night with these two exciting marinades: Vietnamese style and Spanish style. Trump Called Kim Jong Un ‘Rocket Man’ And Twitter Just Can’t You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that a world leader shouldn’t hurl schoolyard insults at Kim Jong Un. WRHL 2017-09-20T14:31:26Z