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China, Russia united to 'appropriately deal' with N Korea China, Russia united to 'appropriately deal' with N Korea
- September 07, 2017

Mr Moon, who came to power this year advocating a policy of pursuing engagement with North Korea, has come under increasing pressure to take a harder line. "Enough is enough. War is never something the United States wants ". No US military action appeared imminent, and the immediate focus appeared to be on ratcheting up economic penalties, which have had little effect thus far. (more...)
Harvey Slams Parts Of Texas Overnight Before Coming Ashore Again In Louisiana Harvey Slams Parts Of Texas Overnight Before Coming Ashore Again In Louisiana
- September 07, 2017

The ensuing floods devastated parts of Houston , plus Beaumont and Port Arthur along the Louisiana border. While heavy rains have ended in the Houston area, more danger looms. But risky flooding will continue from Houston all the way into southwestern Louisiana for the rest of the week, the National Weather Service said. (more...)
Oregon, Washington Sue Trump Administration Over DACA Decision Oregon, Washington Sue Trump Administration Over DACA Decision
- September 07, 2017

President Obama created the DACA program in 2012. Congress has been given six months to come up with a solution to the 800-thousand undocumented Dreamers who were brought into the country illegally as children. "Who knows? Maybe I'd be the president of Croatia". We take a look at how DACA impacts both the USA economy and higher education and ask whether being a "nation of laws" trumps America's history as a nation of immigrants . (more...)
Theresa May discusses Yemen war with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister Theresa May discusses Yemen war with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister
- September 07, 2017

It blames more than 8,000 of the casualties on the coalition and more than 3,700 on the Houthis . The UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimates more than 10,000 civilians have been killed and 47,800 wounded since the Saudi intervention. (more...)
Mass. joins other states in suing Trump administration over DACA Mass. joins other states in suing Trump administration over DACA
- September 07, 2017

President Trump's statement Tuesday formally announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, will come to an end early next year . People who already have a 2-year work visa through DACA that's set to expire before March 5, 2018 they have until October 5, 2017 to submit their renewal paperwork. (more...)
UN Security Council Urges For More Robust Action Against North Korea UN Security Council Urges For More Robust Action Against North Korea
- September 07, 2017

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, said: "Enough is enough. we must adopt the strongest possible measures". What remains untapped that has the potential to stifle Pyongyang's nuclear pursuits is cutting off its supplies of oil and other fuels. (more...)
North Korea crisis can be solved with 'common sense', says President Putin North Korea crisis can be solved with 'common sense', says President Putin
- September 07, 2017

Putin: "Trump is not my bride ". "He is not my bride and I am not his bride or groom". It said the decision was in response to the Kremlin forcing the USA to cut diplomatic staff in Russian Federation, and warned it was "prepared to take further action as necessary and as warranted". (more...)
Indian Army will breach LoC and strike whenever needed Indian Army will breach LoC and strike whenever needed
- September 07, 2017

Two Indian Army porters were injured on Thursday after armies of India and Pakistan resorted to cross border shelling and firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district. He said the army men effectively returned the fire and both sides exchanged gunfire for about 15 minutes. We have a mechanism to deal with.in hinterland we are dealing with military and killed more than 100 militant in Kashmir ... (more...)
Four people killed by suspected Al-Shabaab militia in Hindi, Lamu County Four people killed by suspected Al-Shabaab militia in Hindi, Lamu County
- September 07, 2017

In a statement published by jihadi monitoring site Jihadoscope, Al-Shabab said that its fighters had "managed to temporarily control Hindi town in Kenya's Lamo coastal province, killing five occupiers who are Kenyan Christians". Roads have been blocked and tyres are being burned everywhere as the police try to calm the residents. The residents also burnt tyres on the road, causing a traffic jam for nearly half an hour before General Service Unit (GSU) officers came in and dispersed the ... (more...)
Michael Bennett's Incident With Police Explained By Vegas PD Michael Bennett's Incident With Police Explained By Vegas PD
- September 07, 2017

Bennett posted a Twitter account early Wednesday saying police singled him out as he was running from a sharp sound following the August 26 fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. He said the officer who apprehended Bennett did not have hid body camera on at the time. "We are thankful he is safe, and we take this opportunity to say that we stand in support of him and anyone facing inequalities". (more...)
Visiting Lahore feels like home, says Kiwis World Cup hero Visiting Lahore feels like home, says Kiwis World Cup hero
- September 07, 2017

The PCB chairman urged the media to cooperate in promoting the efforts of the board to bring global cricket back to Pakistan. Sethi also stressed that "irresponsible reporting" may affect Sri Lanka's decision to visit Pakistan for a T20 match and the subsequent arrival of West Indies for a three-match series next month. (more...)
Four additional THAAD launchers to be installed in Seongju on Thursday:MND Four additional THAAD launchers to be installed in Seongju on Thursday:MND
- September 07, 2017

Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Wednesday that the North Korean nuclear crisis can not be resolved by sanctions alone, and urged the worldwide community not to push Pyongyang into a corner. THAAD will not help resolve security concerns. US President Donald Trump also described Pyongyang as a "rogue nation" which had become a "great threat and embarrassment" to China - North Korea's main ally. (more...)
The moment Julius Malema received his honours degree The moment Julius Malema received his honours degree
- September 07, 2017

All of us pretend not to have time but in reality we have a lot of time, we just have to create it and reprioritise our own things. Malema said while it had been a hard journey, it had also been exciting, but he had had to change a lot of things in his life to accommodate the academic programme. (more...)
Feds Charging Former Turkish Minister for Laundering Millions of Iranian $$ in US Feds Charging Former Turkish Minister for Laundering Millions of Iranian $$ in US
- September 07, 2017

Caglayan, who serves in parliament, is believed to be in Turkey, as is Aslan. He also "directed other members" to engage in transactions that would evade or deceive US regulators, the indictment says. Attorneys Office of the Southern District of NY, is part of a case against Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian financier who is accused of running a money laundering scheme aimed at helping Iran evade U.S. (more...)
North Korea's Sixth Missile Test North Korea's Sixth Missile Test
- September 07, 2017

Mr Madden said Sik is one of just a handful of individuals close to Jong-un who hold a deputy director title and could "end up serving higher office" at some point. Earlier Wednesday, the United States proposed a resolution at the UN that would include broad new sanctions on North Korea and freeze the assets of leader Kim Jong Un in the wake of global concern over the rogue nation's nuclear weapons tests. (more...)
Quake, 'Explosion' Recorded in North Korea After H-Bomb Claim Quake, 'Explosion' Recorded in North Korea After H-Bomb Claim
- September 07, 2017

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that he was putting together new sanctions seeking to cut off trade with North Korea. Geological Survey's Earthquake Hazards Program detected a magnitude 6.3 explosion, about 13 miles east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea, located near the site where North Korea has detonated nuclear explosions in the past, according to a USGS statement. (more...)
Japan, S Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment Japan, S Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment
- September 07, 2017

The Australian government has updated its travel advice for South Korea and Japan in response to North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile tests . North Korea's issued new warnings over nuclear weapons - telling the U.S to expect "more gift packages". However Russian President Vladimir Putin said Pyongyang could not be intimidated and brushed off a renewed call for tighter sanctions by his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In as the three were in the Russian port city ... (more...)
Texas authorities have estimated the damage from hurricane Texas authorities have estimated the damage from hurricane "Harvey"
- September 07, 2017

A city that lost its drinking water system is struggling to restore service and a crippled chemical plant that twice has been the scene of explosions remains a concern nine days after Harvey ripped across Texas. One week after Harvey blasted into southeast Texas as a Category Four hurricane, rescuers were still searching by air and by boat for people trapped in flooded homes. (more...)
South Korea's Moon says North Korean provocations complicate situation on Korean peninsula
- September 07, 2017

The leaders met on the sidelines of an economic summit in the Russian far eastern city of Vladivostok as global concerns grow over Pyongyang's powerful nuclear test at the weekend. "As expected, the test has generated verbal condemnation from the worldwide community, including China and Russian Federation". China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday it would take part in Security Council discussions in "a responsible and constructive manner". (more...)
Putin regrets giving Tillerson Russian honor Putin regrets giving Tillerson Russian honor
- September 07, 2017

Tillerson, who holds Russia's Order of Friendship for his contribution to Russian-U.S. relations when he was chief of oil and gas company ExxonMobil, became Donald Trump's top diplomat earlier this year. "But I hope that the wind of cooperation and friendship will blow him onto the right track in the end", the Russian leader said at a business forum on Thursday (Sept 6) in the Russian far east city of Vladivostok. (more...)
Moon, Abe vow to seek oil supply cut to punish N. Korea Moon, Abe vow to seek oil supply cut to punish N. Korea
- September 07, 2017

On Wednesday, Trump sounded subdued and statesmanlike. SPOILING THE SHOW For Chinese President Xi Jinping , the nuclear test came at the worst possible time. With no palatable military options, U.S. President Donald Trump may ultimately have no choice but to give diplomacy a chance to end the crisis over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. (more...)
These 2 Countries Are Against Ending Fuel Shipments To North Korea These 2 Countries Are Against Ending Fuel Shipments To North Korea
- September 07, 2017

Putin, speaking after a BRICs summit in China , criticised USA diplomacy in the crisis and renewed his call for talks, saying Pyongyang would not halt its missile testing programme until it felt secure. The US has accused North Korea of "begging for war" and repeatedly urged China to step up pressure against its neighbour. However, as one of the key allies of North Korea, China might not be happy. (more...)
USA assures S. Korea of 'massive military response' to NK threat USA assures S. Korea of 'massive military response' to NK threat
- September 07, 2017

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said at an emergency council meeting earlier this week after North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear test that the Trump administration wants to put the resolution to a vote Monday. It also suggested freezing the assets of Kim and the North Korean government, as well as banning him and other senior officials from travelling. In a separate statement, South Korea's defense ministry earlier said Song and Mattis agreed to bolster the combined defense posture and ... (more...)
Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea
- September 07, 2017

Moon said after the talks: "It is more important than anything else to resolve the North's nuclear and missile issues, which are the most urgent and gravest challenges facing this region, at an earliest date". It also says it wants nothing short of full normalization of relations with the USA and to be treated with respect and as an equal in the global arena. (more...)
Russian Federation and South Korea at odds over North Korea sanctions
- September 07, 2017

They are calling for a resolution that focuses on a political solution and have proposed a suspension-for-suspension that would halt North Korean nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the US and South Korea halting their joint military exercises. (more...)
Donald Trump refers to himself as 'daddy' in North Dakota
- September 07, 2017

The president traveled to North Dakota on Wednesday as part of his push to pass tax reform through Congress. "He'd always tell everyone in the room how great a daughter I was and say cute things and ask me about a test I took", Ivanka Trump said at the time. (more...)
North Korea Nuclear Crisis: Kim Jong-Un 'Begging For War' North Korea Nuclear Crisis: Kim Jong-Un 'Begging For War'
- September 07, 2017

Abe told reporters. "We also forecast North Korea could fire an intercontinental ballistic missile", said Chang Kyung-soo, a defence ministry official. He added, "Would the public accept if we kept yearning for inter-Korean talks, when the North continues to provoke with missiles and bombs?" In that phone call, Trump and his counterpart in Seoul agreed to lift payload restrictions on South Korean missiles. (more...)
CBI summons Lalu Prasad, Tejashwi Yadav for questioning in IRCTC hotel scam CBI summons Lalu Prasad, Tejashwi Yadav for questioning in IRCTC hotel scam
- September 07, 2017

Also, these raids and corruption charges against the father and the son became a major region to bring about major political changes in Bihar. Adding to the woes of Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI ) on Thursday summoned the RJD supremo and his son Tejashwi Yadav for their alleged involvement in the IRCTC hotels scam . (more...)
Record-breaking Hurricane Irma bears down on Caribbean Record-breaking Hurricane Irma bears down on Caribbean
- September 07, 2017

The carrier has dispatched a total of ten aircraft to the island of Hispaniola, of which seven to Punta Cana. Rescue flights started arriving at Toronto's Pearson International Airport late Wednesday afternoon - the majority of them from the Dominican Republic. (more...)
Rodman wants to play peace-keeper between Trump and Kim Rodman wants to play peace-keeper between Trump and Kim
- September 07, 2017

The U.S. plans to put the draft resolution to a vote on Monday, but the motion could be delayed if it faces opposition from other members, such as Russian Federation. "There's no point in giving into emotions and backing North Korea into a corner", Putin said. In a conversation with Putin on Monday, Moon had said it was time for the United Nations to seriously consider blocking North Korea's foreign currency sources by cutting off crude oil supplies and banning its overseas labor. (more...)

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