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N. Korea has developed H-bomb missile warhead: state media N. Korea has developed H-bomb missile warhead: state media
- September 03, 2017

Japan is debating whether to develop limited pre-emptive strike capability and buy cruise missiles - ideas that were anathema in the pacifist country before the North Korea missile threat. The quake came just hours after North Korea claimed that its leader has inspected the loading of a hydrogen bomb into a new intercontinental ballistic missile. (more...)
North Korean ambassador summoned to Foreign Office after Japan missile launch
- September 03, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May said she wanted to continue as Britain's leader beyond the next parliamentary election, not due until 2022, dismissing expectations she could stand down after Brexit as early as 2019. "I don't see it as a simple matter, taking one text and translating it into a bilateral agreement", Britain's former ambassador to Japan, David Warren, told Bloomberg Radio. (more...)
Sunday shows preview: Trump faces aftermath of Harvey Sunday shows preview: Trump faces aftermath of Harvey
- September 03, 2017

Even as the city slowly dries and officials begin to assess the damage from Harvey , however, Texas still faces the possibility of more storms: Another hurricane , Irma, strengthened into a powerful Category 3 storm on Thursday afternoon, with winds of 115 m.p.h. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey affecting more than one million students Hurricane Harvey affecting more than one million students
- September 03, 2017

Friday in the Flour Bluff High School cafeteria. Nicole Hudgens of Texas Values says family values groups warned this would happen if the bill failed to pass. In just one day, Conestoga Valley School District was able to raise $8,000 for Houston , Texas. To help families, the HISD also announced it will be relaxing its uniform policy until January, a nod to those that lost homes because of flooding. (more...)
Dreary start to Labor Day weekend in NJ but glorious finish Dreary start to Labor Day weekend in NJ but glorious finish
- September 03, 2017

Staten Island will feel cooler-than-normal temperatures this weekend as the storm moves in. The remnants of Harvey continue to deliver heavy rain in the Deep South Thursday, and confidence is growing that what's left of Harvey will bring a round of showers to southern New England Saturday night and part of Sunday . (more...)
Malik Rosier takes over at QB for No. 18 Miami Malik Rosier takes over at QB for No. 18 Miami
- September 03, 2017

Malek Young had a tackle for loss and snared his second career interception with 12:38 remaining in the game, picking off Wildcats quarterback, Larry Brihm, Jr., who finished the day 22-for-35 for 212 yards and an interception. We didn't really need much, but that was definitely an incentive. The Hurricanes responded to the Wildcats' opening drive with scores on four consecutive series to go up 24-6 at the half. (more...)
Hockey Coach Roelant Oltmans Sacked, David John to Take Interim Charge Hockey Coach Roelant Oltmans Sacked, David John to Take Interim Charge
- September 03, 2017

The decision was taken during the three-day meeting of the Hockey India High Performance and Development Committee, which concluded on Saturday. "We want consistency. The meeting for the decision took place in Delhi. "I just wish the team best of luck and hope it continues its progress", he said. He took over as interim coach in 2015 - he was finally named coach - after the unceremonious sacking of then-coach Paul Van Ass. (more...)
5.3 magnitude natural disaster shakes Eastern Idaho 5.3 magnitude natural disaster shakes Eastern Idaho
- September 03, 2017

At this point there are no injuries and no damage has been reported. ABC 4 received reports of the quake around 6 p.m. this evening. The strongest natural disaster to hit Southeast Idaho in years as well as seven smaller quakes occurred early Saturday evening in Caribou County. (more...)
Kenyatta's election annulled, fresh elections scheduled Kenyatta's election annulled, fresh elections scheduled
- September 03, 2017

Announcing the decision, Chief Justice David Maraga argued that the election had "not been conducted in accordance with the constitution..." Opposition candidate, Raila Odinga , contested the result soon after, claiming that the election had been rigged, and demanding a new vote. (more...)
South Carolina defeats NC State in Belk College Kickoff game South Carolina defeats NC State in Belk College Kickoff game
- September 03, 2017

We got to stay on the field more in the second half but offensively, a very efficient half. "Just really proud of how our guys fought". The most important thing about this game is the ball, they named the game after it. And that was playing with a true freshman quarterback. Finley ended the half 27-of-34 passing for 296 yards and a touchdown. "That's what we did today". (more...)
Trump Cites 'Happiness' At Texas Shelter As Harvey Death Toll Climbs
- September 03, 2017

Some of the affected houses have several feet of water in them, and the water reaches to the rooftops of others, district meteorologist Jeff Lindner said. The New York Times reported a second request for $6.7 billion would follow. The devastation from the unprecedented flooding to the Houston metropolitan area, with an economy as large as Argentina's, has been enormous. (more...)
The Hill: GOP senator blasts Trump's '18th-century views of trade' The Hill: GOP senator blasts Trump's '18th-century views of trade'
- September 03, 2017

Foreign policy experts quickly panned the idea, with news of the possible trade tiff with South Korea coming amid lingering tensions with North Korea, which has made more and more noise in recent days again about its nuclear weapons program. (more...)
Gas stations running out of fuel as state says supply is 'plentiful' Gas stations running out of fuel as state says supply is 'plentiful'
- September 03, 2017

But a network of gas refineries in the Chicago area has the capacity to maintain supplies in the Coulee Region, said Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for price tracker GasBuddy.com in Chicago. They say that if you can manage, waiting a few days to fill up can help ease demand. In Austin, the average price for regular unleaded gasoline has risen to $2.23 on Thursday from $2.19 just a day prior, the Statesman reported. (more...)
Kentucky hangs on to defeat Southern Miss Kentucky hangs on to defeat Southern Miss
- September 03, 2017

When the Wildcats start their campaign on the road, they'll do so in their classic road uniforms. Kentucky built a double-digit lead in the first half against Southern Mississippi, and this time there was no second-half collapse as the Wildcats avenged last year's opening-game loss, beating the Golden Eagles 24-17 on Saturday in Hattiesburg, Miss. (more...)
3 things we learned from the Trojans' win over Western Michigan 3 things we learned from the Trojans' win over Western Michigan
- September 03, 2017

Carr added 69 yards and two scores on his seven carries. Darnold, the preseason Heisman Trophy frontrunner, lofted a pass over the middle to tight end Tyler Petite, who was surrounded by three defenders. In what had been a tight game throughout, USC pulled away late and, after an interception return for a touchdown by USC safety Marvel Tell with 3:13 remaining in the game, Helton sent Olson out as the longsnapper for the extra point. (more...)
No. 6 Penn State starts fast, routs Akron No. 6 Penn State starts fast, routs Akron
- September 03, 2017

After a Penn State interception by cornerback Amani Oruwariye, the offense put together a brilliant 75-yard drive that culminated with a touchdown grab by tight end Mike Gesikci. The honor of the first TD of the season belongs to senior wide receiver DeAndre Thompkins , who returned a punt 61 yards for a score in the season opener against Akron. (more...)
Texas Tech launches #ScoreOnHarvey initiative for EWU game Texas Tech launches #ScoreOnHarvey initiative for EWU game
- September 03, 2017

Willies had 126 yards receiving. Fans attending Saturday's game are asked to arrive early due to possible heavy traffic. "I thought some of those new guys, for the first time they were out there with the lights on, handled themselves OK", Kingsbury said. (more...)
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...)