Nadita File – 10/10/2014 Post Brought From Dinar Daily
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Fighting ISIS : Chess reported ISIS shelling Syrian border crossing with Turkey. Trying to capture it and cut off embattled town of Kobani. ISIS pushed into Kobani this week for the first time since launching its offensive in mid September.
It’s reported 500 already killed in battle for Kobani. Defense Sec. Hagel says US hopes to convince Turkey to take active role in fighting ISIS. US wants access to air base, Turkey to train moderate Syrian forces. US State Dept says no imminent threat to Baghdad, Iraqi forces are strong. Situation in Anbar province remains very fluid.
Ebola Outbreak : Watercop heard another 100 US marines land in a hot zone to help battle Ebola outbreak. US military planes carrying medical supplies, arrived in Liberia Thursday. Sierra Leone’s president says other countries not responding fast enough to crisis in West Africa. UN says $1B Ebola appeal only 25% funded.
WHO reported death toll tops 4,000. Doctors warning of massive influx of Ebola cases in Guinea’s capital. Condition of nurse in Spain now stable, 1st person to catch Ebola outside of West Africa.
Researchers say the first study of a possible Ebola vaccine in Africa is underway. Three health care workers in Mali have received the experimental shots.
Other News : Thriver wonders what happened to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un was a no-show at a celebration of founding of ruling party. He was not seen since Sept. 3, walked with limp, very overweight.
It is reported he was injured during military exercise. Rumors floating about Kim Jong Un, either he has gout, there is a coup in the country, possibly death, or in fact it’s a loyalty test of people missing him. The country is run by his sister, Kim Yo Jong.
Captl1 watched on TV, thousands of protestors blocking traffic in Hong Kong’s busiest districts. Pro-democracy rally comes a day after government called off talks on election reform.
A-J516 wishes he is the one getting the title J Queen Elizabeth II honored actress Angelina Jolie for her work against sexual violence in war zones. She made Jolie an honorary dame.
17 Year old schoolgirl shot in the head by Taliban gunman sharing this year’s Noble Peace Prize. Malala Yousafzai won the award along with Indian children’s right activist.
Supreme Court blocks cheesehead state’s photo ID voter law for November vote. Federal judge strikes down voter ID law in Texas, could affect 13.6M voters. Eburt just shakes his head to hear the news.
US intelligence officials say air and missile strikes haven’t stopped plots to blow up airplanes over Europe, US. Only a few members of Khorasan group killed.
Protesters angry at Wednesday shooting of black 18 year old by off duty police officer in St. Louis. Police say teen opened fire on the officer. Thousands of activists will be in St. Louis area starting today. Holding rallies to protest Aug. 9 police shooting of Michael Brown, unarmed black 18 year old.
Fmr. Fed Chair Ben Bernanke takes stand again, defended terms of government’s 2008 rescue of AIG. Follows days of testimony from Fmr. Treasury Secy Geithner.
The bull slipped 115 points at trading today. Gold closed at $1,222, silver at $17.30, copper at $3.03. Crude oil closed at $85.82
Genx4me is doing the happy dance when she hears FDA approved Gilead’s new hepatitis C drug “Harvoni”. Gilead’s new hepatitis drug to be priced at $94,500 for 12 weeks or $63,000 for 8 weeks. It’s one pill a day with no side effects. The stock closed 2% lower at $103.73.
Uneek is eyeing AbbVie, Inc (ABBV) waiting for approval from FDA later this year on its application to market an all oral hepatitis C regimen. The stock closed 2% lower at $54.97.
Viciousdoggie heard BMW outsold German rivals Audi and Mercedes Benz in September. Gap between the three luxury car brands has narrowed this year in a fierce race. ‘
Boosterbglee agrees and will buy the new X5 model, black on black with all the whistles and the bells J
Bose and Apple’s Beats Electronics settle lawsuit. Charges dismissed with no cost imposed. Resolves patent infringement lawsuit. Apple has three days to bar info about its GT deal that may come up in bankruptcy hearing. ‘
GT to wind down sapphire plant, lay off 890, supplied older Apple devices, filed for bankruptcy Monday. Calkid11 wonders what’s going to happen with GT.
Wiljor is not surprised to hear UK’s financial services authority has accused six banks of system and control failures in forex operations which include JPMorgan, UBS.
Snowglobe has been waiting for Google (GOOGL) to launch smartphone with 5.9” screen, code name “Shamu”.
Gymrat76541 is daydreaming about Tesla Motors (TSLA) unveils “The D” all wheel drive version of Model S with dual motor. All wheel drive Model S has lane assist features, not driverless as some expected.
New Tesla model goes from 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds. The stock lost 7%, closed at $236.91.
IPO Buzz : Diplomat Pharmacy (DPLO) opens for trading today, priced 13.3M shares at $13, below expected range. The stock closed at $16.02, gained 23%. Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (PLAY) begins trading today, offering 5.9M shares at $16. The stock gained 8%, closed at $17.28.
From Dinar Land : ISIL has occupied 40% of Kobani. Hundreds of civilians are still trapped inside the city and fears of slaughter by ISIL. Kurdish fighers are fighting fiercely but they are outgunned and undermanned.
Turkey blames Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) for the unrest and a high rank Turkey official likened PKK to ISIL drawing more criticism and demonstrations.
PKK is labeled as a terrorist organization by Turkey and also in the west including US. The Kurds have been asking for autonomy for the last 30 years. Turkish Pres. Erdogan is more interested in toppling Assad’s regime over saving Kurds in Kobani which drew criticism from US and other NATO countries.
Retired Gen. John Allen who is chosen to lead the fight against ISIS was in Turkey on Thursday to discuss ways for Turkey to become more involved on the ground and try to convince Turkey to drop their demand of creating a safe buffer and a no fly zone. This will need UNSC resolution which Russia and China will veto.
US jetfighters finally struck police headquarter which has been used by ISIL as their headquarter in Mosul. Activist says scores of ISIL casualties including ranked officers. Meanwhile, security forces in Babel province said they killed the most wanted ISIL leaders in the province in an operation in Jurf al-Sakhar.
ISIL prevented clerics from conducting their Friday sermons in Fallujah under the threat of death or expelling them from Anbar. In most mosques across Iraq, Shiite and Sunni clerics urging their constituents to unite in the fight against ISIL. They also asked tribes and persons that originally backed ISIL to join the main streem in fighting the “murderers”.
The Deputy of Minister of Agriculture says Iraq has ample supplies of food including vegetables and grains. Large international companies from the east and west have expressed their interest in investing in Iraq’s agricultural projects including livestock and chicken farms.
A number of Iraqi agricultural engineers living abroad announced they will come back to their homeland to participate in the next phases of Iraq’s agricultural growth. Littlesam thinks it’s about time J
A member of parliament who sits on finance committee said the committee is poised to conduct a series of sessions to discuss the next phases in Iraq’s economy, taking the consideration of present security situation and what is expected in short and long tersm.
Finance committee will also discuss the relations between GOI and KRG and to resolve the outstanding sales of oil.
Financial and monetary experts says Iraq’s oil production in the south is not affected by the security situation in the north. Iraq’s production and export projection are realistic and if they are off, it will be a very slight margin, which means Iraq will have enough resources to work on the five year plan.
They also agree that ISIL will soon ebb and all Iraqis including Sunnis will find it’s in their best interest to stop cooperating with ISIL and work on being more included in governing Iraq. They also like the plan about privatizing Iraqi industries and businesses.
From Rumor Land : Millionday says it seems Iraq is trying to get it all done by 15th of October so we will have to watch it all as it unfolds.
Poppy3 is waiting for official words from CBI.
Chattels says no report yet from CBI as they are still in holiday following the government holidays.
Tim724 says there was agreement in parliament approving important laws which meets the aspirations of the people and ensuring the security minister named soon.
Tman23 thinks the Kurds being sworn in before the travel to Switzerland, this increase the odds in favor of IQD speculators in a huge way.
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