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Theresa May condemns North Korea missile launch in 'strongest terms possible'
- September 01, 2017

The U.S. -drafted statement, which did not threaten new sanctions on North Korea, urged all nations to implement U.N. sanctions and said it was of "vital importance" that Pyongyang take immediate, concrete actions to reduce tensions. China's foreign minister says Beijing is working with other members of the UN Security Council on a response to the latest missile launch but did not specify whether a fresh set of sanctions is looming. (more...)
United States commander: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi probably still alive United States commander: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi probably still alive
- September 01, 2017

The Russian government also claimed to have killed Baghdadi in a late May airstrike but has provided no definitive proof. As Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over the terror group in the city of Tal Afar on Thursday, US Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend told reporters that his forces were continuing the search for the elusive figurehead of the militant group, BBC reported. (more...)
Mexico Will Pay for the Wall - 'It May Be Through Reimbursement'
- September 01, 2017

Experts are speculating the storm's ramifications could be felt for years-with horrifying implications for Texas . "Texas and Mexico share more than half the border". At the event, Trump said the government is building a southern border wall which is essential. Sunday's tweets indicate he has re-focused on the former approach, despite no indication from Mexico that the country's stance has changed. (more...)
Local gas prices feel the effects of Harvey Local gas prices feel the effects of Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Prices at the pump are also higher. The record-setting storm barreled through the production chain that makes it possible for drivers all over the country to fuel up, from offshore oil platforms to gasoline pipelines. Gas prices are expected to rise between 10 to 20 cents per gallon around the country, GasBuddy .com's Patrick DeHaan told USA Today . "So many Americans think oil companies are raising prices simply because of a hurricane, and nothing can be further from the truth", he said. (more...)
Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site caves in: 3 dead, one rescued Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site caves in: 3 dead, one rescued
- September 01, 2017

Three people died and four were injured when a massive garbage dump collapsed at a landfill site collapsed in East Delhi's Gazipur on Friday. A private TV channel reported that the body of a girl, who was riding a scooty, has been recovered. (more...)
Tamil Nadu student who petitioned against NEET 2017 kills self Tamil Nadu student who petitioned against NEET 2017 kills self
- September 01, 2017

Anitha made the news when she impleaded the Supreme Court asking for TN to be exempted from NEET, contending that poor students like herself who had scored quite well in their boards (she had secured 1176/1200) had no shot at an MBBS seat because their NEET scores were abysmal - something that had come about after constant seesawing by lawmakers, bureaucrats and the courts. (more...)
Abe, Moon Agree To Raise Pressure On North Korea After Missile Launch Abe, Moon Agree To Raise Pressure On North Korea After Missile Launch
- September 01, 2017

KCNA via ReutersMay's pressure on China echoed those of the current U.S. administration, which announced a fresh round of sanctions last week targeting Chinese and Russian companies and individuals for supporting North Korea's nuclear development. (more...)
Japan and United Kingdom pledge to co-operate over North Korea threat Japan and United Kingdom pledge to co-operate over North Korea threat
- September 01, 2017

In July Pyongyang carried out its first two successful tests of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), apparently bringing much of the United States mainland within range. Such flyovers are common when animosity rises on the Korean peninsula , which remains in a state of war since the Korean War ended in an armistice, rather than a peace treaty. (more...)
Trump Reiterates Wish To Improve US Relationship with Russian Federation Trump Reiterates Wish To Improve US Relationship with Russian Federation
- September 01, 2017

It remains unclear whether Mexico's offer would fill any gaps in the already massive response being carried out by multiple USA states and the federal government. "So I just don't think that's a productive way to proceed". But he adds, "if it's necessary, we'll have to see". The speech in Springfield, which isn't expected to offer new policy details, begins a new phase of the president's direct engagement in the tax debate, said the officials, who spoke to reporters on a conference call on ... (more...)
Harvey is 'unequivocally' worse than Katrina: Fmr. FEMA Director Michael Brown Harvey is 'unequivocally' worse than Katrina: Fmr. FEMA Director Michael Brown
- September 01, 2017

Some 195,000 people have registered with the USA government for financial assistance due to massive flooding in Texas caused by Tropical Storm Harvey, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Wednesday. Federal Emergency Management Agency director Brock Long predicted on Saturday that the agency will be in Texas "for years" following the devastation from Hurricane Harvey. (more...)
Storm Harvey: Texas floods spread as 2000 people rescued Storm Harvey: Texas floods spread as 2000 people rescued
- September 01, 2017

City officials have reported instances of looting , armed robberies and of people impersonating police officers. "He tried to get to his post". But he planned to return to the region Saturday to meet with some of the victims, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. (more...)
UN Security Council condemns 'outrageous' North Korea missile test
- September 01, 2017

Just before he was sacked, White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon said what many in Washington were thinking: There's no viable military option for preventing a nuclear North Korea . The position on trade is consistent with May's negotiating stance on several central issues of Brexit talks with Brussels: to closely replicate numerous existing arrangements Britain has as an European Union state and then gradually introduce change. (more...)
Surrey resident gunned down in his driveway outside his Cloverdale home Surrey resident gunned down in his driveway outside his Cloverdale home
- September 01, 2017

A coroner's van was observed behind the police tape. SURREY RCMP are now on scene in the Cloverdale area of Surrey for a report of shots being fired. on Tuesday night. The vehicle was last seen driving east on 64th Avenue from 166th Street. When they arrived, they found Singh in the driver's seat of a vehicle parked in the driveway of a home. (more...)
Sensitise teachers, students on Blue Whale Challenge: Maneka Sensitise teachers, students on Blue Whale Challenge: Maneka
- September 01, 2017

Jayamani also wanted the creator of the Blue Whale challenge to be identified and booked on murder charges. His parents were informed about the tragedy and they are on their way to Puducherry, police said. This is not a game but danger. The tasks include the final challenge to commit suicide. He demanded that the central and state governments ban the game . (more...)
Texas Mother Drowns Trying To Save 3-Year-Old Daughter From Flood Texas Mother Drowns Trying To Save 3-Year-Old Daughter From Flood
- September 01, 2017

They managed to pull the body of Sulcer and the girl, who suffered from hypothermia, on their boat. Spokeswoman for the Beaumont Police Department Carol Riley said that Sulcer's actions "absolutely saved the child's life". Officers pulled the child and the mother into the boat and got them to the area of the 3700 block of Bayou", the statement explained. First responders lifted the girl from her mother's body and tried to revive the woman, but she did not regain consciousness. (more...)
What Are Analysts Report About UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)
- September 01, 2017

The Florida-based Cypress Cap Gru has invested 0.16% in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) ended its day at $195.88 with the rising stream of -0.43% and its total traded volume was 1.48 million shares less than the average volume. (more...)
Trump Says US Pays N. Korea 'Extortion Money' - What Does That Mean? Trump Says US Pays N. Korea 'Extortion Money' - What Does That Mean?
- September 01, 2017

It flew for 1,677 miles and reached a maximum hieght of 341 miles, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff . The Prime Minister of United Kingdom, Theresa May advised China to arbitrate more vigorously in curbing the North Korea's crisis and missile ambitions. (more...)
Theresa May expresses unity with Japan in face of North Korea threat Theresa May expresses unity with Japan in face of North Korea threat
- September 01, 2017

May was to tell the security council that the closer ties "must include confronting the threat that North Korea poses and ensuring the regime stops its aggressive acts", according to an excerpt of the speech released by Downing Street. (more...)
Kings' Randolph charged with two misdemeanors for pot arrest, reduced from felony Kings' Randolph charged with two misdemeanors for pot arrest, reduced from felony
- September 01, 2017

According to TMZ , Randolph has now been charged with misdemeanor possession of more than one ounce of marijuana and misdemeanor resisting arrest. The marijuana possession count carries a possible sentence of up to six months' county jail, a fine not more than $500, or both. (more...)
Analyst says Harvey will cost United Airlines $265 million
- September 01, 2017

That slide intensified after the industry in July threw off signals that more price cuts could be on the horizon and that unit revenue, or an airline's sales in relation to its overall flight capacity, might not be as strong as once anticipated. (more...)
Everton striker Wayne Rooney 'arrested on suspicion of drink-driving' Everton striker Wayne Rooney 'arrested on suspicion of drink-driving'
- September 01, 2017

Rooney has often been criticized for messing up his personal life with his football . The 31-year-old announced retirement from worldwide football in August, after becoming England's all-time leading goalscorer with 53 goals. Rooney last month called time on his often tempestuous global career, retiring from duty after spurning an offer to return to the squad. Firmino had 46 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of his breath, which is above the legal limit of 35. (more...)
Russian, South Korean Presidents to Meet at EEF Forum Wednesday
- September 01, 2017

In Seoul, a senior South Korean official also urged Pyongyang on Friday to return to the negotiating table, while warning against "continuing provocations". On Tuesday, the reclusive nation fired a ballistic missile over Japan in defiance of UN resolutions and new sanctions imposed in August, which are expected to slash its export revenues by one-third. (more...)
Houston police officer drowned while trying to get to work Houston police officer drowned while trying to get to work
- September 01, 2017

Perez drove into an underpass that's about 16.5 feet and drove into the water". As was protocol, he informed his chain of command and tried to get to the closest command post in Kingwood, but got caught in flood waters under an overpass near the Hardy Toll Road and Beltway 8. (more...)
Texas police won't stop illegal immigrants from Harvey relief Texas police won't stop illegal immigrants from Harvey relief
- September 01, 2017

On Friday, just as Hurricane Harvey was about to make landfall, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials reportedly left these predominantly Central American asylum-seekers stranded at a San Antonio Greyhound bus station after bus services were cancelled because of the impending storm. (more...)
Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims
- September 01, 2017

Responding to a question about whether the president planned to personally contribute, Sanders said Trump "would like to join in the efforts that a lot of the people that we've seen across this country do, and he's pledging $1 million of personal money to the fund". (more...)
Four people pulled from sinking boat near Port Aransas Four people pulled from sinking boat near Port Aransas
- September 01, 2017

Coast Guard Twitter account. A tug dispatched to help the 12-person crew of the Gulf Justice could not reach the ship. Kevin Oditt says helicopters have rescued more than 100 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey floods numerous neighborhoods. (more...)
Angels acquire slugger Justin Upton from Tigers
- September 01, 2017

In a deal that went down to the final minutes, perhaps seconds, before the Major League Baseball trade waiver deadline at midnight Thursday, the Astros swung a deal for Tigers ace Justin Verlander , the teams announced early Friday morning. (more...)
TDP bags 32 of 48 seats in Kakinada civic body polls TDP bags 32 of 48 seats in Kakinada civic body polls
- September 01, 2017

TDP along with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 30 seats so far out of 48 wards. Counting of votes for the Kakinada Municipal Corporation (KMC) Election began at 8 AM at Rangaraya Medical College. After a gap of seven years, Kakinada went for Corporation elections. The elections were conducted in 196 polling stations with a voter turnout of about 67%. (more...)
President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana
- September 01, 2017

Edwards said Cameron Parish is under an evacuation order, but there has not been significant structural damage reported in Louisiana at this time. "Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of Louisiana and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts", the White House said in a statement . (more...)
'One way or the other, Mexico will pay for wall' 'One way or the other, Mexico will pay for wall'
- September 01, 2017

US President Donald Trump has said that he hopes to have a good relationship with Russian Federation and that it could prove to be a good step towards world peace. "It's (Russia) a big country, it's a nuclear country, it's a country that we should get along with, and I think we will eventually get along with Russian Federation", he said in response to a question. (more...)

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