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Cambodian opposition leader arrested for alleged 'treason' Cambodian opposition leader arrested for alleged 'treason'
- September 03, 2017

Sokha told his supporters that he followed the order of the U.S.to prepare an anti-Cambodian government plot, taking the model of the strategy that had been used to topple the governments of Yugoslavia and Serbia. He was handcuffed and "taken away by 100-200 police without warrant after they raided his home", his daughter Kem Monovithya said in a Twitter post. (more...)
Russian Federation condemns nuclear test, calls for talks Russian Federation condemns nuclear test, calls for talks
- September 03, 2017

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono said that the test, if confirmed, would represent an "unforgivable" violation of sanctions and requested cooperation from the United States in adopting a new U.N. It urged North Korea to "stop taking erroneous actions that deteriorate the situation". North Korea has regularly carried out tests of ICBMs with the stated aim of reaching the USA territory of Guam and, eventually, the US mainland. (more...)
Cabinet reshuffle: These 4 ministers likely to get promotion Cabinet reshuffle: These 4 ministers likely to get promotion
- September 03, 2017

The swearing-in ceremony of new ministers will take place at Rashtrapati Bhawan at 10:30 am. Name of probable Ministers to be included in Cabinet are ... Prabhu, who resigned as Railway Minister following a series of train accidents, has been moved to Minister of Commerce and Industry. The cabinet reshuffle, sources say, "will not be a cosmetic exercise meant purely to fill the many vacant positions in Modi's council of ministers". (more...)
Wayne Rooney rules out England return for 2018 World Cup Wayne Rooney rules out England return for 2018 World Cup
- September 03, 2017

Lukaku has made an immediate impact at Old Trafford following his £90m move from Everton in July. "My mind's made up", he told talkSPORT . Retiring from global football and returning to boyhood club Everton during the summer, Rooney's career appears to be entering the final phases, a transitional period which may have distressed the former Manchester United ace, despite the switch back to Goodison Park being a "dream" of his. (more...)
North Korea has developed H-bomb missile warhead North Korea has developed H-bomb missile warhead
- September 03, 2017

It added that the device was capable of being loaded its long-range missiles. Yet North Korea has continued to make aggressive military actions and tests, including firing a missile over Japan just earlier this week. 'I'm pretty sure you're going to see a lot of United States hardware in this direction in the next few hours. North Korea has become increasingly cut off by other rounds of sanctions and therefore more effective in surviving off the books. (more...)
US Ponders Withdrawing From Trade Pact With South Korea US Ponders Withdrawing From Trade Pact With South Korea
- September 03, 2017

The U.S. -South Korea deal, which was reached in 2007 and went into effect in 2012, reduces trade barriers between the two countries. A South Korea official said Sunday that Seoul is thoroughly preparing for all possibilities and will closely monitor the US situation over the free trade pact. (more...)
American Red Cross: Hurricane Harvey donations American Red Cross: Hurricane Harvey donations
- September 03, 2017

The Mara and Tisch ownership families are making the contribution on behalf of the organization's players, coaches and staff. Giants owner John Mara (left) with head coach Ben McAdoo. Mexico's Red Cross has also sent an envoy of trucks and volunteers with supplies and a willingness to help out in and around Houston, per Reuters. More willing workers is what Donna Harrison says the Red Cross office in Meridian needs. (more...)
Cabinet Reshuffle Likely On Sunday, Sushma Or Shah May Get Defence Cabinet Reshuffle Likely On Sunday, Sushma Or Shah May Get Defence
- September 03, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also take the flight to China on Sunday to attend the BRICS Summit 2017. The others are Anant Kumar Hegde, Raj Kumar Singh . Newly inducted Cabinet minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has become the Minister of Minority Affairs. "I had made certain suggestions at the meeting like raising green tax, OBC Ministry and more central investment in agriculture. (more...)
Piyush Goyal replaces Suresh Prabhu as Rail Minister Piyush Goyal replaces Suresh Prabhu as Rail Minister
- September 03, 2017

After nine new ministers were inducted today and four ministers including Ms Sitharaman were elevated to the cabinet, there was confusion over whether Mr Jaitley would remain Defence Minister for now. Power and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal has developed on PM Modi's 2014 electoral promise to electrify villages and on auctions in the scam-hit coal sector. (more...)
Southern recommends moving ahead with Vogtle nuclear project Southern recommends moving ahead with Vogtle nuclear project
- September 03, 2017

The company also needed to reassess the project's economic benefit to customers after years of delays and overruns, Bloomberg reports. Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 will be the first new units built in the USA in the last three decades and are now the only new units being constructed in the country. (more...)
Heat wave hits California, record-high temperature in San Francisco Heat wave hits California, record-high temperature in San Francisco
- September 03, 2017

An excessive heat advisory was in effect through Monday night for interior valley and higher elevations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Excessive heat warnings were issued from Los Angeles northward into parts of OR, the story said. Los Angeles resident Tracy Goldman had her auto packed in case officials ordered her street to evacuate. Resident Tracy Goldman said flames were about 200 feet from her house - where the earlier fire burned across the street. (more...)
Virginia Judge Weighs Fate of Charlottesville Confederate Statues Virginia Judge Weighs Fate of Charlottesville Confederate Statues
- September 03, 2017

The violence in Charlottesville has fueled a re-evaluation of Confederate statues, symbols and namesakes in cities across the nation, accelerating their removal in much the same way that a 2015 mass shooting by a white supremacist in SC renewed pressure to take down the Confederate flag from public property. (more...)
President Trump visits Texas for second time following Hurricane Harvey President Trump visits Texas for second time following Hurricane Harvey
- September 03, 2017

Meadows said linking the two measures "puts everybody in a very hard situation" and would not be practical. He told volunteers handing out food and hygiene products: "I don't know if it gets better, but we're going to try to make it better". (more...)
Cabinet expansion? No one called me, says Uddhav Thackeray Cabinet expansion? No one called me, says Uddhav Thackeray
- September 03, 2017

Shiv Sena won 84 of the 227 seats in the BMC polls which is its highest tally in a ten years. "I heard about the cabinet expansion from the media". Shiv Sena, which has been an alliance partner of the BJP since a long time, has only one Cabinet portfolio. (more...)
May Seeks to Reassure Japan and Tease Out Post-Brexit Trade Deal May Seeks to Reassure Japan and Tease Out Post-Brexit Trade Deal
- September 03, 2017

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Teresa Mei and her Japanese counterpart agreed to work together to counter the threat posed by North Korea during May's visit to Japan . The tea ceremony hosted in honor of May is reportedly to reciprocate Abe being invited to the British prime minister's official Chequers residence during his visit there in April. (more...)
North Korea Is Closing In On A Sixth Nuclear Test
- September 03, 2017

The H-bomb can be detonated even at high altitudes for extremely powerful EMP attacks, it added. On Sunday, the North Korean report said the hydrogen bomb had an explosive power adjustable from tens of kilotons to hundreds of kilotons. "Trump should remember: It took China only three years to go from its first atom bomb test, in 1964, to to its first hydrogen bomb test, in 1967, 50 years ago". (more...)
3-magnitude 'explosion' detected in North Korea, says USGS 3-magnitude 'explosion' detected in North Korea, says USGS
- September 03, 2017

The government of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un conducted two nuclear tests previous year. "If North Korea did indeed conduct a nuclear test, we absolutely can not tolerate and must protest firmly". North Korea conducted its fifth test a year ago in September. There will be some scepticism from experts about Pyongyang's assertion that it has mastered hydrogen technology. (more...)
Theresa May: UK public wants Government to get on with the job Theresa May: UK public wants Government to get on with the job
- September 03, 2017

Typhoon fighter jets took part in a joint drill in Japan last year, the first country other than the U.S.to do so, and that British troops will join an exercise in Japan next year for the first time. 'Japanese companies already invest over £40billion in the United Kingdom, making the UK second only to America as Japan's top investment destination. (more...)
Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief, White House says Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief, White House says
- September 03, 2017

The White House has said that it would make multiple requests for aid from Congress to fund the Harvey recovery effort. US President Donald Trump has prepared a request to Congress for an initial $5.9 billion in aid, an administration official said. (more...)
Trump sows confusion by rejecting idea of North Korea talks Trump sows confusion by rejecting idea of North Korea talks
- September 03, 2017

Diplomats expected resistance from Russian Federation and fellow veto-wielding power China, particularly given new measures were only recently imposed after North Korea staged two long-range missile launches in July. The United States has sent its newest and most advanced fighter, the U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B Lightning II, to join its air force Lancers and the forces of Japan and South Korea on a first-ever bilateral mission across the Asia Pacific region. (more...)
Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. (REXR) Reaches New 52-Week High
- September 03, 2017

About 2.39 million shares traded. Yandex NV (NASDAQ:YNDX) has risen 50.13% since September 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 71.09% the S&P500. Franklin Resources stated it has 0% in Rexford Industrial Realty Inc (NYSE:REXR). Indexiq Lc holds 0.07% or 63,213 shares. FBR & Co assumed coverage on shares of Rexford Industrial Realty in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. (more...)
Thomas Lemar rejected Arsenal move, says Arsene Wenger
- September 03, 2017

Sources also indicated the Chilean, who is in South America for Thursday's World Cup qualifier with Paraguay, is devastated that the deal has fallen through. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had previously insisted Sanchez is not for sale, saying that he would rather hold onto his wantaway player for the rest of the season, even if that means losing Sanchez for free next summer as the 28-year-old will be out of contract. (more...)
Harvey pushes rain into the Carolinas Harvey pushes rain into the Carolinas
- September 03, 2017

GULF COAST WEATHER: Deep tropical moisture will cover the coast this week. A better chance for rain arrives Thursday into Friday as we get the remnants of Harvey . The circulation center is expected to finally move away from the region later this week, winding up near Memphis late Friday night as a tropical depression. (more...)
White House plans cost of Harvey relief White House plans cost of Harvey relief
- September 03, 2017

President Donald Trump , accompanied by first lady Melania Trump , gives a thumbs-up as they walk to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. A catchall domestic spending bill facing a House vote next week includes, for now, an $876 million cut from FEMA disaster accounts that helps balance the cost of Trump's $1.6 billion request for the U.S. (more...)
Iran Observes Day of Mourning after Tragic Bus Crash Iran Observes Day of Mourning after Tragic Bus Crash
- September 03, 2017

Hassan Nouri, an emergency official, told ISNA that seven schoolgirls, a female instructor, and a male assistant driver have lost their lives so far. The time of the accident and the worn out driver's incompetence in controlling the bus which were the main causes of the crash have raised some questions. (more...)
Moon, Trump agree to build up missile deterrence amid N. Korea threat Moon, Trump agree to build up missile deterrence amid N. Korea threat
- September 03, 2017

The forum took place a day after North Korea fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan's northern Hokkaido island into the sea, drawing heavy condemnation from the UN Security Council , Japan, South Korea and other nations. (more...)
Top Iloilo drug lord killed in shootout Top Iloilo drug lord killed in shootout
- September 03, 2017

According to an initial report of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Iloilo cops were serving a search warrant to Richard Prevendido , known as "Buang ", when they were met with a "volley of gunfire coming from the subject". Authorities formed a special task force to look into their killing. Supt. Cesar Binag, director of the police regional office in Western Visayas, on Saturday said the appointment of Espenido as officer-in-charge of the Iloilo City Police has been canceled. (more...)
Twins blow out Royals 17-0 Twins blow out Royals 17-0
- September 03, 2017

Minneapolis, Min. (KNSS) - A seventeen hit attack by the Minnesota Twins which included 3 home runs, one by Brian Dozier and 2 by Eduardo Escobar left the Royals pummeled 17-0. He has a hit in 11 straight games. Andres Machado relieved Garcia to make his major league debut, but the former minor league starter's stay was short as well. (more...)
Turner Announces Mandatory Evacuation for Parts of West Houston Turner Announces Mandatory Evacuation for Parts of West Houston
- September 03, 2017

Mayor Sylvester Turner on Saturday said about 300 people have stayed behind in western stretches of the city inundated by water that the Army Corp of Engineers has released from reservoirs. If you are in the voluntary evacuation area and need assistance, the city of Houston urges you to call 911. Officials said most people had already left, but some remained in the upper levels of their homes - straining emergency officials who have to maintain services to them, including providing them with ... (more...)
Trump May Withdraw From South Korean Trade Pact Trump May Withdraw From South Korean Trade Pact
- September 03, 2017

The Trump administration could give notice to South Korea as early as this week that it plans to withdraw from a bilateral trade agreement that has been in effect since 2012, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. By threatening to withdraw from the trade deal, the United States is hoping to force South Korea back to the negotiating table. But for Mr. Trump - and a lot of his supporters - the issue is one of fairness, as critics of the Korean trade deal believe that South Korea gets ... (more...)