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Japan, S. Korea can buy more United States military equipment
- September 10, 2017

The yen extended gains against the dollar after the news. On Monday, the South's military launched a volley of ballistic missiles simulating an attack on the North's nuclear test site. The disagreement between allies comes as Trump's administration looks to convince China and Russian Federation to support stronger sanctions against North Korea at United Nations Security Council. (more...)
More action needed against N.Korea: China More action needed against N.Korea: China
- September 10, 2017

During North Korea's first successful ICBM test in May , it fired the rocket at a "lofted" angle, which meant it traveled to an vast altitude but descended a relatively short distance away. "Given the new developments on the Korean peninsula, China agrees that the UN Security Council should make a further response and take necessary measures", Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters, without elaborating. (more...)
Trump, Turnbull talk North Korea, floods Trump, Turnbull talk North Korea, floods
- September 10, 2017

The exercise came days after North Korea carried out its sixth and largest nuclear test of an advanced hydrogen bomb and there is mounting concern internationally that the country plans more weapons tests, possibly of a long-range missile. "President Moon said they must intensify the severity of UNSC sanctions at least to place North Korea on the track to dialogue", Moon's top press secretary Yoon Young-chan said earlier, referring to the U.N. (more...)
Moon presses Putin over North Korea oil supplies
- September 10, 2017

Moon asked Russian Federation to help push for a new sanctions resolution by the UNSC that would cut off oil supplies to the energy-starved North. After which, President Putin's press secretary Dimitry Peskov said that Russian Federation was open to filing its lawsuit with whichever court best gave it a chance of defending its interests. (more...)
Maharashtra: Row over selection, minister's daughter refuses scholarship Maharashtra: Row over selection, minister's daughter refuses scholarship
- September 10, 2017

I got admission and scholarship there purely on the basis of merit. The CM had set up a separate committee under the chief secretary to select the beneficiaries and the committee took the decision. Shruti stated that she had studied at IIT Madras and had got admission to a foreign university for a PhD in astronomy on her own merit. "It is true that my daughter had applied and was selected for the scholarship". (more...)
Portion of under-construction flyover collapses in Odisha, 1 killed Portion of under-construction flyover collapses in Odisha, 1 killed
- September 10, 2017

One of the deceased has been identified as Satya Patnaik a 40-year-old construction worker from Bhubaneshwar. National Disaster Response Force, Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force and Odisha Fire Service personnel were deployed in rescue operation. (more...)
Texas Governor Declares Day Of Prayer For Victims Of Harvey, Praises Trump Texas Governor Declares Day Of Prayer For Victims Of Harvey, Praises Trump
- September 10, 2017

The Trumps arrived later Saturday in Louisiana to meet with more victims. He was among the evangelical leaders who met with the president. Trump made the move just as Harvey made landfall August 25 and took aim at Houston , where Hispanics make up about 44 per cent of the population. (more...)
Now war of words starts between Kangana's sister and Sona Mohapatra Now war of words starts between Kangana's sister and Sona Mohapatra
- September 10, 2017

Recently, she took on the Women Commission of the state and later on Sona Mohapatra who had written an open letter on her Facebook account to Kangana. She addressed the actress in an open letter that read, "Dear Kangana, I have always cheered loudly, in private and in public for you". Well, Mohapatra has opined that Kangana's latest interviews were a part of ugly PR campaign for her upcoming release Simran . (more...)
Trump says China agrees with USA on North Korea Trump says China agrees with USA on North Korea
- September 10, 2017

An editorial in China's influential Global Times warned after Pyongyang's latest nuclear test that cutting off North Korea's oil would redirect the conflict to one between North Korea and China. Despite Mattis' declaration that such American promises are "ironclad", Pyongyang's potential ability to strike an American city with nuclear weapons will naturally affect USA strategic thinking. (more...)
Houston 1st Responders Sue Arkema For Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Houston 1st Responders Sue Arkema For Exposure to Toxic Chemicals
- September 10, 2017

They promised to help cart away starved livestock and pets. A fire connected to Hurricane Harvey at an Arkema SA chemical plant in Crosby, Texas has forced the evacuation of nearby residents. Just in case, they asked people who found soot on their property to call them so they could take it away and check it for additional toxins. First responders who were faced with Arkema's fallout say their lives and health were endangered by the company's failure to provide them with the information ... (more...)
United Nations chief calls North Korea 'most unsafe crisis we face' United Nations chief calls North Korea 'most unsafe crisis we face'
- September 10, 2017

He also said it was "ridiculous" that the United States first slapped Russian Federation with sanctions carried in the same bill that penalised North Korea , and "then asked us to help impose sanctions on North Korea ". "It could lead to a global, planetary catastrophe and a huge loss of human life". Other measures could include preventing North Koreans from working overseas and adding top officials to a blacklist aiming at imposing asset freezes and travel bans. (more...)
Korea leader, calls for talks on N. Korea nuke threat Korea leader, calls for talks on N. Korea nuke threat
- September 10, 2017

If the U.S. determines China to be an unwilling partner, it will be faced with a choice: "We accept the need to go to war, or we accept" North Korea as a nuclear weapons state, Davis said . Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang reiterated China's opposition to the THAAD system at a briefing in Beijing, saying it could only "severely damage" regional security and raise "tensions and antagonism". (more...)
Sinclair shines as Celtic warm up for visit of PSG Sinclair shines as Celtic warm up for visit of PSG
- September 10, 2017

However, Rodgers claims his side have learnt from their Champions League campaign previous year - they went out at the group stage after pulling Barcelona and Manchester City in their pool - and go into it in a confident frame of mind on the back of a 4-1 humbling of Hamilton on Friday. (more...)
Plateau United win their first-ever NPFL title Plateau United win their first-ever NPFL title
- September 10, 2017

The Plateau Command of the Nigerian Police says it has mobilised enough personnel to secure Rwang Pam Stadium venue of the last match between Plateau United versus Rangers match. The Aba Elephants pipped Katsina United 1-nil. It was expected that Boboye's men would lose momentum like previous clubs, who started the season with such steam, but Plateau have looked so assured in the top spot and stayed stronger each week. (more...)
China Lodges Protest Over Full THAAD Deployment
- September 10, 2017

Tensions have risen between the isolated, secretive dictatorship and the outside world since its sixth nuclear test Sunday and a flurry of outspoken statements between Kim and President Donald Trump . "The sanctions, which, according to the UN Security Council, should have impacted North Korea's stance, have already been imposed, but, unfortunately, they have failed to achieve the desired effect", the diplomat stressed. (more...)
Ethnic minorities 'face bias' in United Kingdom judicial system Ethnic minorities 'face bias' in United Kingdom judicial system
- September 10, 2017

Black people make up 3 per cent of the general population and 12 per cent of the prison population in England and Wales compared to 13 per cent and 35 per cent respectively, in the USA, said the report on racial discrimination in the British justice system. (more...)
Revival of Active Stocks to Gainer: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO)
- September 10, 2017

MORTON GERALD A sold 18,931 shares worth $533,196. (NASDAQ:CRZO); to cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of -0.77% from last close price of 13.26 and act as support or resistance of price limit. (more...)
Analysts See $0.39 EPS for Finish Line Inc (FINL)
- September 10, 2017

Many financial stock experts commented on the share. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 99.94% of the company's stock. Public Employees Retirement System of OH boosted its holdings in The Finish Line by 15.9% during the second quarter. (more...)
Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in North Korea impasse
- September 10, 2017

The US responded by saying that North Korea leader Kim Jong Un was "begging for war". Kim had seen how western intervention in Iraq had ended in the overthrow of Saddam Hussein after which the country was ravaged by war, Putin warned, and Kim was determined not to suffer the same fate. (more...)
Military hysteria over N.Korea could lead to catastrophe: Putin
- September 10, 2017

Putin was attending a meeting in Xiamen, China , of leaders of five emerging economic powers known as BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Russian Federation has so far refused to contemplate doing either. "The escalation of military hysteria will not do any good". Most of Russia's exports to North Korea are oil, coal and refined products. (more...)
U.S. to Deploy 3500 Troops to Afghanistan, Bringing Total to 14000+ U.S. to Deploy 3500 Troops to Afghanistan, Bringing Total to 14000+
- September 10, 2017

In any counterinsurgency war, if the insurgents are not losing, they are winning. Trump's plan "continues the war without any prospect for actual "success" or 'victory, ' " Cortright said , pointing out that casualties are now higher than ever for civilians and Afghan forces. (more...)
Putin Says Russia May Order US To Cut Further Diplomatic Staff Putin Says Russia May Order US To Cut Further Diplomatic Staff
- September 10, 2017

South Korean officials say THAAD will strengthen the country's missile defenses, which now rely on Patriot-based systems, and will deter North Korea, which has missiles that can be fired from road-mobile launchers or submarines. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that it was too early to draw conclusions about the final form of the United Nations resolution, Russia's Interfax news agency quoted Lavrov as saying at a news conference on Friday. (more...)
North Korea to launch ICBM Saturday, South Korea prime minister says
- September 10, 2017

Trump's administration has said it can not accept North Korea as a nuclear-armed power with missiles capable of reaching USA cities-but recent tests have shown the limits of its options. His efforts have been hampered by bellicose rhetoric on all sides of the North Korean issue, and worsening relations between Seoul and Washington. Putin, speaking at the close of the BRICs summit in China on Tuesday, warned against "military hysteria" in solving the crisis on the Korean peninsula, claiming ... (more...)
4 more Thaad missile defence launchers to be deployed in South Korea 4 more Thaad missile defence launchers to be deployed in South Korea
- September 10, 2017

It also described the so-called US THAAD system as a new "destructive factor" in the already tense Korean Peninsula, whose deployment could further complicate the North Korean nuclear crisis and spark a regional arms race involving missiles. (more...)
US Navy vessels not shipshape, says admiral US Navy vessels not shipshape, says admiral
- September 10, 2017

Last month, the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker as the destroyer was on its way to Singapore, tearing a huge hole in the hull and leaving 10 sailors missing and five injured. However, the certification reports suggest that the US Navy might have supplied knowingly the ships to sea that weren't certified for the missions, said Bryan Clark, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. (more...)
Additional THAAD launchers to be deployed Thursday: villagers Additional THAAD launchers to be deployed Thursday: villagers
- September 10, 2017

US President Donald Trump has urged China, North Korea's biggest ally and trading partner, to do more to rein in its neighbour. The Russian leader said there are "many reasonable people in the current (US) administration" who are experienced and who have dealt with similar crises. (more...)
North Korea crisis: South Korean protesters clash with police over THAAD North Korea crisis: South Korean protesters clash with police over THAAD
- September 10, 2017

Some protesters wound chains around their necks and locked their bodies onto trucks that blocked the roads to the site. A Thaad battery is made up of six mobile launchers, 48 interceptors, AN/TPY-2 radar and the fire and control unit. President Moon Jae-in ordered the deployment of additional THAAD launchers soon after Pyongyang launched a second intercontinental ballistic missile in late July. (more...)
Police Searching For Missing Pregnant High School Teacher Police Searching For Missing Pregnant High School Teacher
- September 10, 2017

Wallen, who teaches history and law, then failed to show up to work on Tuesday at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia. The 31-year-old is a beloved social studies teacher at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, but she never showed up to her first day of school on Tuesday. (more...)
Two cops shot, suspect killed after shootout in California Two cops shot, suspect killed after shootout in California
- September 10, 2017

A SPD camera outfitted with a tag peruser detected the auto Thursday morning and cautioned law implementation. The incident happened Wednesday at the intersection of Saratoga and Howard avenues around 10:30 p.m.in Bed-Stuy. The police department said on its official Twitter account that the shooting near police headquarters in south Sacramento involved a suspect wanted in a double killing last week. (more...)
Tom Ford launches Fashion Week with sequins Tom Ford launches Fashion Week with sequins
- September 10, 2017

Also attending Tom Ford's runway show last night was Chaka Khan , EJ Johnson, Ansel Elgort , Cindy Crawford , and Kim Kardashian (who showed up with icy blonde hair). Considered one of the most talented designers of his generation, the 49-year-old Belgian joined Calvin Klein from Dior in 2016, embarking on a mission to overhaul the iconic NY brand, redesigning its logo and transforming its Madison Avenue flagship store. (more...)

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