Nadita File – 10/16/2014 Post Brought From Dinar Daily
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Fighting ISIS : Chess reported Terrorists unleash wave of attacks in Iraq, killing dozens in Shiite areas in and around Baghdad. ISIS claiming responsibility for the day’s deadliest attack which kills 14 Iraqi civilian. ISIS says the attack targeted Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen allied with them.
Ebola Outbreak : Thriver says a prayer for 26 year old Nina Pham will be treated at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, facility has one of four biocontentment units in the US.
2nd nurse who tested positive, 29 year old Amber Vinson, has been transferred to a facility at Emory University in Atlanta. Pham and Vinson contracted Ebola after providing care to Thomas Duncan, who died of the disease last week.
Amber Vinson went to a bridal shop in Cleveland, Ohio for her wedding. She has 3 contacts before isolation. It is reported Amber has had symptoms as early as last Friday. She has followed the guidelines given to her.
A-J516 is happy to hear Frontier Airlines removed plane from service. They are changing the seat covers and carpets, filter replaced and putting crew on paid leave. CDC is working with Frontier to reach 132 passengers and monitor them for any symptoms.
House repubs demand a travel ban from West Africa Thursday, calling it the only sure way to protect Americans from Ebola.
At a congressional hearing Thursday, CDC chief Dr. Thomas Frieden said he remains confident in the ability of US health care system to fight Ebola, but says we need to stop it at its source in West Africa.
Frieden offered assurances Americans are safe and there will be no widespread Ebola outbreak here. Rep. Fred Upton says, the response so far has been unacceptable.
Upton and other repubs say the Obama admin should ban travel from the hardest hit nations of Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia and quarantines US citizens arriving from there.
White house says the US remains opposed to a ban on travel from West Africa. Spox Josh Earnest says transportation lines must be kept open to deliver supplies to help fight the outbreak in west Africa.
He also says officials want to make sure people traveling from the region are properly screened. House speaker John Boehner and several other lawmakers have called for a travel ban.
Wiljor heard UN says death toll from Ebola will rise to more than 4500 this week among 9000 infected. WHO official says cases are doubling every four weeks.
The outbreak is hitting health workers hard, with 2700 infected and 236 dead.
Other News : Uneek reported Labor dept says weekly applications for unemployment aid fell lat week by 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 264,000 the lowest level since April 2000.
The figures come amid concerns about slowing global economic growth, which has upset financial markets over the past week.
FBI director cautions against encrypting data for smartphones and operating systems. James Comey says the move by tech companies to protect communications in the name of privacy could impede a wide range of criminal investigations.
The speech coming soon after announcement by Apple and Google that their new operating systems will be protected by coding.
Genx4me is sad to hear actress Elizabeth Pena has died of natural causes after a brief illness. She was 55 years old. She has played on both the big and small screens “La Bamba”, “Rush Hour”, and “The Incredibles”.
Our deepest sympathy and prayers for her family. May God give them peace and grace to endure this difficult time.
Boosterbglee reported hurricane Gonzalo churns toward Bermuda as a powerful cat 4 storm. Gonzalo has top winds of 145 mph and is centered about 415 miles S-SW of the British territory.
Forecasters say tropical storm conditions should begin by Friday morning, while Gonzalo should pass near Bermuda on Friday afternoon and evening, most likely as a cat 3 storm.
The last major hurricane to strike Bermuda was Fabian in 2003, as a cat 3 that killed four people.
Captl1 heard Air France Flight #1300 from Paris to Madrid, Spain has been grounded as a passenger showed symptoms of Ebola. The passenger who had recently traveled to Lagos, Nigeria was taken from the airport by ambulance to Madrid’s Carlos III hospital for testing.
Air France said it kept the plane in Madrid, scarpping the return flight, and would disinfect the plane before putting it back in service. Spain’s government moved to take a more aggressive approach in dealing with the deadly virus.
The bull slipped 25 points on the slippery slope. Gold closed at $1,239, silver at $17.35, copper at $2.97. Crude oil closed at $83.29. Market has been very nervous about Europe and Ebola. Investors are nervous and sitting on the sidelines waiting for this volatility to blow away.
Is there an Ebola bubble in these stocks? Lakeland Ind. (LAKE) down 12%, closed at $20.69. Alpha Pro Tech (APT) down 18%, closed at $6.83. Versar Inc (VSR down 18%, closed at $5.67.
Biotech companies gained some momentum today among them are : Sarepta Pharma (SRPT) gained 6%, closed at $22.30, NewLink Genetics (NLNK) gained 25%, closed at $31.87. Ibio Inc (IBIO) gained 36%, closed at $1.89.
Apple announces iPad Air 2 – the thinnest tablet in the world, 6.1 mm 18% thinner than iPad Air. The price ranges from $499 for 16GB to $699 for $128GB. Eburt is thinking of ordering one on October 17th.
Apple stock was down a bit, closing at $96.26. GoPro is holding pretty good at trading today, closed at $72.69.
From Dinar Land : ReinMan reported US led coalition airstrikes have slowed ISIS advancement in Kobani. Kurdish defenders managed to retake a hill and other positions.
Military analysts say the city has no real strategic value for the long war on terror but it has humanitarian importance for the Kurds and the coalition helping them.
It boils donw to reputation for ISIL and continuous control of swathes of land in northern Syria bordering Turkey.
15M Kurds living in Turkey are not happy with Turkish response and that may destabilize Turkey’s fragile truce with PKK whose leader is jailed and vowed to continue the struggle if Kobani falls.
US and its NATO allies are still waiting to see if they can use an airbase in southern Turkey in fight against terrorism. US led coalition airstrikes target ISIL positions, equipment and shelters near the large oil refinery in Beiji and Haditha.
A member of security committee in Salaheddin province, Khaled al-jassem said US stationed 200 military advisers in Speicher base near Tikrit.
The base was the scene of a massacre committed by ISIL against Iraqi security forces where over 1,500 Iraqis were slaughtered.
The American advisers will advise Iraqi ground troops but will have no combat role. Britain said they will be sending armed drones to Iraq to participate in the fight.
Okane heard PM Abadi in his address to military academy vows to reveal details about the massacre at Speicher base. He said ISIL terrorists and their Baathist backers committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in that incident.
He added because of their big losses ISIL and their backers are spreading false news including how close they are to taking Baghdad airport.
The Integrity Commission said Iraq is cooperating with Interpol to locate and seize monies stolen or illegally obtained in Iraq by individuals who have fled Iraq.
A list of “wanted” people is being prepared. IC spokesman said Interpol and Iraqi authorities will go after the criminals very aggressively.
American, British, and German companies have expressed their interest in helping Iraq with the rebuilding of its infrastructure, industrial, agricultural, real estate projects.
Investment economist Adel Abu-Rugheif said it will take Iraq a very long time to achieve its goal with all the money coming from Iraq’s treasury.
That’s why Iraqi government and lawmakers are urged to make it as attractive as possible for Iraqi, regional and international investors to invest in Iraq’s projects which include tax cuts, tariff exemptions and a healthy return on the invested money.
This can only be achieved if all government agencies and banks works towards creating the right atmosphere to attract private investors.
World Bank declared it will have Iraq in resolving its displaced population issue by providing finances for agricultural, electricity, housing and other projects.
40 year soft loan will be made available to Iraqi institutions to expedite housing and provide employment opportunities to as many displaced Iraqis as possible.
The amount is not specified but experts estimated hundreds of millions of dollars if not more will be made available soon.
From Rumor Land : Millionday says Iraq is getting those regulations done and in place would be why we had to wait.
DC says card rate is still $3.58, ISIL still in the country but manageable.
There are serious battles but in provinces, not in Baghdad.
Tman23 thinks it will be by first quarter of next year, January even if not before.
TNT Tony says there is a window and a time for it to be taken off hold but when..?
Poppy3 thinks time is very close.
Tim724 hears Jabouri reveals the nominations of Mohammed Salem Ghaban for interior minister and Khalid Obeidi for defense minister and expect to vote on the security ministries on Saturday.
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