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Trump agrees to strengthen South Korea's military arsenal Trump agrees to strengthen South Korea's military arsenal
- September 03, 2017

Washington also gave "conceptual" approval to billions of dollars worth of United States weapons being sold to South Korea. "It is very much on my mind", Trump said in Houston when asked whether he would be talking about the accord next week. (more...)
In Iraq attacked a power plant In Iraq attacked a power plant
- September 03, 2017

Armed with grenades and explosive-laden belts, the three suicide bombers broke into the power plant in Samarra, 100 kilometers north of Baghdad. "According to preliminary data seven people died, another 12 people were injured", - said the Iraqi official on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Hamlin uses last-lap crossover move to take Darlington Xfinity win Hamlin uses last-lap crossover move to take Darlington Xfinity win
- September 03, 2017

It looked as if Hamlin might finish high but outside of Victory Lane once Logano broke free on a restart six laps from the end. Hamlin, however, kept the momentum on the high side, clearing Logano off after a bold crossover move in Turn 4, winning at Darlington for the fifth time in his XFINITY career. (more...)
Pyongyang Claims It Has Hydrogen Bomb Small Enough to Mount on ICBM Pyongyang Claims It Has Hydrogen Bomb Small Enough to Mount on ICBM
- September 03, 2017

The Korean Central News Agency quoted Mr Kim as saying that "all components of the H-bomb were 100% domestically made". The North Korean leadership says a credible nuclear deterrent is critical to the nation's survival, claiming it is under constant threat from an aggressive United States. (more...)
Condoleezza Rice: Trump right to paint 'bleak picture' of North Korea Condoleezza Rice: Trump right to paint 'bleak picture' of North Korea
- September 03, 2017

The state-run media outlet claimed that all components were produced domestically, asserting that the North can produce as many thermonuclear weapons as it wants because it is not dependent on foreign imports. Melissa Hanham of the Middlebury Institute for International Studies in California said the latest images released by the North could not be proved real of themselves. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey: Man discovers 9 foot Alligator in his home Hurricane Harvey: Man discovers 9 foot Alligator in his home
- September 03, 2017

He reported the alligator intruder to emergency services, who in turn alerted game wardens, local TV network KTRK reported . Jarred Pollard, from Wildnernex Wildlife Control, told ABC13 that it took 20 minutes to capture the gator. Approximately 100,000 homes have been destroyed as a result of the storm, so the majority of evacuees returning to their homes could only rifle through the damage for prized possessions and clothes to bring with them back to the shelters. (more...)
Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers
- September 03, 2017

In the Christian and Jewish version of the story, Abraham is ordered to kill his other son, Isaac. Thousands of people offered Eid Al Adha prayers in the early morning hours in Jeddah at mosques and temporarily erected Musallahs across the city. (more...)
Dennis Rodman praises Kim Jong Un for modernizing North Korea Dennis Rodman praises Kim Jong Un for modernizing North Korea
- September 03, 2017

This photo released by North Korea's state news agency on August 30, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un guiding the firing of a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile , which flew over Japan a day earlier. In 2005, she visited South Korea "as a member of North Korea's cheering squad", a South Korean lawmaker told CNN . The launch of the Hwasong-12 missile was also a "prelude" to containing the USA territory of Guam as North Korea earlier warned it would fire ... (more...)
Triceratops skull, skeleton dug up in Colorado Triceratops skull, skeleton dug up in Colorado
- September 03, 2017

As they were digging, they suddenly couldn't go on, as there was an obstruction in the ground which stopped them. The Triceratops fossil in Thornton. Sertich thinks the dinosaur lay hidden in the ground for about 66 million years. Construction at the site has halted as paleontologists dig up all of the animal's bones. (more...)
Iran is in compliance with nuclear deal: United Nations monitors Iran is in compliance with nuclear deal: United Nations monitors
- September 03, 2017

Trump has ordered the State Department to conduct its own reviews of Iran's compliance with the nuclear treaty every 90 days. The report , which is confidential but was seen by multiple news agencies, also stated that Iran has "not pursued the construction" of its heavy water reactor at Arak, which would give it the capability to produce weapons-grade plutonium. (more...)
Beaumont, Texas, loses water supply due to Harvey Beaumont, Texas, loses water supply due to Harvey
- September 03, 2017

Federal Emergency Management Agency said authorities were "tracking" the collapsed water system in Beaumont and working to distribute meals and bottles of water across the flood zone. Some stores in Beaumont reportedly said they're waiting on water deliveries from Houston, roughly 100 miles away - but hours earlier, the Texas Department of Transportation said, "All major roadways into Beaumont from Houston are virtually impassable". (more...)
Trump to nominate Juster to be ambassador to India - White House Trump to nominate Juster to be ambassador to India - White House
- September 03, 2017

Grenell, 50, is known for his sharp tongue on social media. He served as USA spokesman at the United Nations between 2001 and 2008. He was a key part of the White House faction that had come to be branded the "globalists", led by the president's chief economic advisor Gary Cohn and included Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner, both advisers to the president. (more...)
Zambia vs Algeria World Cup Qualifying CAF 2018 Live Updates (3-1) Zambia vs Algeria World Cup Qualifying CAF 2018 Live Updates (3-1)
- September 03, 2017

The Copper Bullets did achieve a 1-1 tie against Cameroon away from home in their latest game in these qualifiers and this should be a winnable game at home. The result effectively ended Algeria's hopes of making it to Russian Federation 2018. Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly was sent off for Senegal near the end after his second yellow card. (more...)
North Korea: Kim Jong Un observes missile-ready hydrogen bomb North Korea: Kim Jong Un observes missile-ready hydrogen bomb
- September 03, 2017

North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes "create a serious threat to peace in the region and to global security", the foreign ministry said in a statement. The newspaper also boasted about how the USA was aware of the North Korean military's deception capabilities. Experts and outside governments are skeptical of the hydrogen claim, but it is nearly impossible to independently confirm North Korean statements about its highly secret weapons program. (more...)
Two new faces from MP may be part of Sunday reshuffle Two new faces from MP may be part of Sunday reshuffle
- September 03, 2017

Uttar Pradesh minister of state for transport (independent charge) Singh, embarked on the gargantuan task of winning the three remaining Congress bastions in the Lok Sabha from MP, including Guna and Chhindwara on Friday. During his multiple stints in Parliament, he has served as a member of parliamentary standing committees on finance, home affairs, human resource development, commerce, agriculture and external affairs. (more...)
Theresa May Sends A Strong Political Message With Her Japan Wardrobe Choice Theresa May Sends A Strong Political Message With Her Japan Wardrobe Choice
- September 03, 2017

North Korea is expected to feature heavily in the talks after Pyongyang launched a ballistic missile test on Monday that passed over Japanese territory, prompting global condemnation. Abe told the gathering that May had assured him Britain's negotiations on leaving the European Union would be transparent. The North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said Pyongyang "categorically" rejected the UNSC's presidential statement, Xinhua news agency reported. (more...)
No evidence Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped No evidence Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped
- September 03, 2017

American Oversight is referencing a recent court filing in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit. Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory. Later, the BBC confirmed reports in right-leaning USA media that said the Obama administration had sought a warrant from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in June, 2016 to eavesdrop on select individuals close to Trump during the presidential campaign as part of the FBI's ongoing ... (more...)
President Trump, first lady visit Harvey flood areas for second time President Trump, first lady visit Harvey flood areas for second time
- September 03, 2017

Trump , who is making his second trip to the stricken state this week, asked Congress late on Friday for an initial $7.85 billion for hurricane recovery efforts. The couple is scheduled to visit Austin, Texas, on Tuesday evening. The first area that the president visited seemed to be a play area for children. (more...)
Indian doctor arrested after scores of child deaths at state hospital Indian doctor arrested after scores of child deaths at state hospital
- September 03, 2017

There have been conflicting reports over Dr Khan's role in the tragedy ever since, with a section of the hospital administration and local activists claiming that he was being made a scapegoat in the case. Seven days ago, the state government had suspended him from his role at the hospital due to the deaths of close to 60 children in one week beginning August 7, reportedly caused by lack of oxygen. (more...)
Special Counsel Has Draft of Letter Trump Wrote to Fire Comey Special Counsel Has Draft of Letter Trump Wrote to Fire Comey
- September 03, 2017

Unlike Mr. Trump's letter , it made no mention of the times Mr. Comey had told the president he was not under investigation. "If "soup were nuts" - have never understood that saying - Comey could've done the Democrats a "yuuge" favor, and recommended an indictment of Hillary by the Justice Department, perhaps affording the Dems an opportunity to choose a candidate capable of defeating a bombastic billionaire game show host". (more...)
Wood hat-trick gives All Whites advantage Wood hat-trick gives All Whites advantage
- September 02, 2017

Ryan Thomas took advantage of some poor defending to give New Zealand a 4-0 lead, and Michael McGlinchey scored from a free kick in the 81st minute. "I'm just pleased with the result and the way we applied ourselves", said Wood. Winston Reid, a West Ham defender who is the usual New Zealand captain, was unavailable for the match with a calf injury. He had to wait until the 93rd minute to claim the match-ball, after going close with several other second-half chances, but did it in style ... (more...)
Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree issues statement on Freedmen ruling Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree issues statement on Freedmen ruling
- September 02, 2017

At the end of the U.S. Civil War more than 150 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States that guaranteed the same rights as native Cherokees for all slaves formerly held as property by the tribe, and passed down those rights to their descendants. (more...)
Brewers will play meaningful baseball in September Brewers will play meaningful baseball in September
- September 02, 2017

Jimmy Nelson gets the ball, and he is 10-6 with a 3.75 ERA and 181 strikeouts this season. He also improved to 10-1 in 15 road starts, beating the Nationals twice in Washington. WACO, Texas (AP) - Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 411 yards and four touchdowns and had a 41-yard scoring run to help Sam Houston State beat Richmond 48-43 Friday night in a game postponed and moved to Baylor University because of Hurricane Harvey. (more...)
61-year-old stabbed in stomach on C train, NYPD says 61-year-old stabbed in stomach on C train, NYPD says
- September 02, 2017

A scuffle between the two men broke out before the 39-year-old suspect attacked a 61-year-old bystander, stabbing him three times in the abdomen according to police. The bleeding stabbing victim was able to alert the conductor to what was going on, and police were waiting to arrest the thief when the train pulled into 59th Street. (more...)
Vietnam Protests Over Chinese Military Drill in South China Sea Vietnam Protests Over Chinese Military Drill in South China Sea
- September 02, 2017

Referring to terrorism in the region, he said the United States is working with lot of progress with its allies in the region to counter terrorist organisations which are trying to reconstitute, regroup in this part of the world and South East Asia particularly. (more...)
No talks of JD(U) joining Union Cabinet: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar No talks of JD(U) joining Union Cabinet: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
- September 02, 2017

Meanwhile, JD-U leaders RCP Singh, who is the parliamentary party leader in the Rajya Sabha and Santosh Kumar are the probable picks for being inducted into the cabinet. "There was no such talks of the JD (U) joining the Union Cabinet". Shiv Sena has 18 members in Lok Sabha and three in the Rajya Sabha, while JD (U) has just two members- Kaushlendra Kumar and Santosh Kushwaha- in Lok Sabha and 10 in the Rajya Sabha including two rebels - Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar. (more...)
Coyotes infected with mange are being confused for 'zombie' dogs Coyotes infected with mange are being confused for 'zombie' dogs
- September 02, 2017

Police in IL are warning residents to be wary of any malnourished or neglected stray dogs that they might see. Police in Hanover Park issued the warning in a Facebook post Thursday after receiving several reports that malnourished or neglected stray dogs are roaming around the IL village. (more...)
United Kingdom summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch United Kingdom summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch
- September 02, 2017

The missile flew over Hokkaido island before crashing into the northern Pacific Ocean. Aside from North Korea, domestic politics will be of key importance as President Donald Trump heads to Texas on Tuesday amidst the flooding that is causing chaos in Houston. (more...)
Renewed tensions in Kenya after Supreme Court annuls election result Renewed tensions in Kenya after Supreme Court annuls election result
- September 02, 2017

Kenya's leaders tell the people to elect them because they are from a certain ethnic group, Kariuki said, but as soon as they are elected they become inaccessible until the next election cycle. Celebrations have been held in different parts of the country after the court ruling. Instead, it focused on whether the electoral procedures met the constitution's requirements to be accurate, verifiable and transparent. (more...)
Macron unveils flagship labour reform programme Macron unveils flagship labour reform programme
- September 02, 2017

The employer can, with the reforms, negotiated directly with the staff about the conditions of their departure, doing away with rigid rules and bypassing unions. "We are the only large economy of the European Union that has not overcome mass unemployment for more than three decades". Among the big global banks, only HSBC has so far said it would shift a large number of jobs to Paris with plans to move 1,000 posts if Britain opts for a hard Brexit. (more...)

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