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Russia's Putin: No need to be 'swept up' by North Korea provocations Russia's Putin: No need to be 'swept up' by North Korea provocations
- September 11, 2017

Protesters scuffled with armored riot police as they attempted to block the road where US Forces Korea were transporting four additional THAAD missile interceptor launchers to a base in Seongju, around 300 kilometers (186 miles) south of Seoul. (more...)
Consequences of military action against North Korea may be horrific Consequences of military action against North Korea may be horrific
- September 11, 2017

The South Korean leader who was a noted skeptic of THAAD during his presidential campaign earlier this year and elected on a pledge to resume dialogue with North Korea elaborated that Pyongyang's continued nuclear and missile provocations have led (CG ) his government to arrive at a decision that a "temporary" deployment of THAAD could no longer be delayed to prevent war on the Korean peninsula and ensure the safety of his people. (more...)
Schumer Praises Trump Over Debt Ceiling Increase, Hurricane Harvey Aid Deal Schumer Praises Trump Over Debt Ceiling Increase, Hurricane Harvey Aid Deal
- September 11, 2017

The bill was approved by 316 votes in favor and 90 against. The legislation allocates $15.25 billion for Harvey relief. President Trump undercut Republican leaders who were opposed to the deal. To stave off a default and government shutdown for now, the measure includes an extension of government funding and the debt ceiling through December 8. (more...)
Georgia scales back Irma highway flow plan Georgia scales back Irma highway flow plan
- September 11, 2017

Health care facilities in three of the southernmost coastal counties, Jasper, Beaufort and Colleton still need to evacuate patients. "People don't like to leave their homes and businesses, and as little as they like leaving them, they want to get back to them immediately", McMaster said. (more...)
Pence says Trump monitoring Hurricane Irma '24/7' Pence says Trump monitoring Hurricane Irma '24/7'
- September 11, 2017

None of the properties fall in the current evacuation zones, and while Trump National Doral is in Miami-Dade County, only low-lying portions of the area have been included in mandatory evacuations. The structure has existed since 1927, when it was built for Marjorie Merriweather Post, a food industry heiress - Trump later bought the club in 1985 for $5 million. (more...)
FEMA: Running Out of Funds? FEMA: Running Out of Funds?
- September 10, 2017

A snapshot of the market impact from the hurricanes emailed from commodity pricing group S&P Global Platts found several terminals in the Caribbean were down because of Irma . Irma is moving west and could hit Florida and move northwest during the weekend. For the benefit of those near the coasts, of those in areas prone to drought, floods, wildfires - most of us - and our children, we need to fortify ourselves and take this action now! The Federal Emergency Management Agency is ... (more...)
Jose, Katia become hurricanes Jose, Katia become hurricanes
- September 10, 2017

A new hurricane popped up in the Atlantic Wednesday afternoon. Category 1 is the NHC's weakest hurricane designation while Category 5 is the strongest. "We think, based on model simulations that climate change is having an effect, making storms slightly more intense with higher rainfall rates, but these changes are not huge and we can not yet clearly detect them in observations", he said. (more...)
North Korea expected to conduct missile tests on Sept 9 holiday North Korea expected to conduct missile tests on Sept 9 holiday
- September 10, 2017

Putin opposed the recognition of the North as a nuclear-armed state and strongly warned it over its sixth nuclear bomb test in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. Washington was joined in its calls for further sanctions on North Korea by the leaders of Japan, South Korea and Germany. But Putin said more sanctions are not an answer and would only cause hardship for the North Korean people. (more...)
Ex-husband arrested in death of realtor who disappeared before Harvey Ex-husband arrested in death of realtor who disappeared before Harvey
- September 10, 2017

Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne of the Chambers County Sheriff's Office in Texas previously told PEOPLE exclusively , "I do believe there's foul play involved and I don't think that she has just made a decision to disappear and not contact anybody". (more...)
Trump tweets about DACA decision, says not to worry Trump tweets about DACA decision, says not to worry
- September 10, 2017

In the lawsuit, the 16 state attorneys general say ending DACA violates the Fifth Amendment's equal protection guarantee, violates the Fifth Amendment's due process guarantee based on the use of personal information submitted during the DACA process to facilitate deportation, violates the Administrative Procedure Act and Regulatory Flexibility Act. (more...)
Oakland Raiders Open Season with a Win in Tennessee Oakland Raiders Open Season with a Win in Tennessee
- September 10, 2017

RAIDERS NOTABLE ROOKIE: Defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes. But the late down and distances continued in the second half, and it caught up to the Titans . Marshawn Lynch doesn't seem to have lost a step, running with the same power and burst as in year's past. It could have been a nice gain for the Raiders who were locked into a tight game at the time. (more...)
Egypt police raid in Cairo 'kills 10 militants' Egypt police raid in Cairo 'kills 10 militants'
- September 10, 2017

Police raided an apartment in Ard Ellewa district on a tip off that terrorists are hiding there and preparing to launch attacks, the state-run news agency MENA reported. Egypt said police on Sunday killed 10 militants who sneaked into the capital from the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, epicenter of an insurgency led by an affiliate of Daesh. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for 3 boys taken by mom Amber Alert issued for 3 boys taken by mom
- September 10, 2017

Deputies say they could be driving, pulled over on the side of the road, at a gas station or at someone's home. Lloyd is 3 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 65 pounds, and was last seen wearing "Despicable Me" pajamas and has long dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing "Despicable Me" pajama trousers. Lakai is 3 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 65 pounds, has short dreads and was wearing grey pajama trousers. (more...)
N Korea leader calls for strengthen nuclear forces
- September 10, 2017

President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation told South Korea President Moon Jae-in at an economic conference on Wednesday that new economic sanctions and global pressure against North Korea would not help to denuclearize the country, saying it would only hurt the North Korean people. (more...)
Japan, S.Korea push Putin over Pyongyang sanctions Japan, S.Korea push Putin over Pyongyang sanctions
- September 10, 2017

Abe and Putin will hold talks on Wednesday on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in the Russian port city of Vladivostok, Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga told a news conference. Putin said it was important that all parties affected by the crisis, including North Korea, not face "threats of annihilation" and "step on the path of cooperation". (more...)
Troops will crack down on St Martin looters, Dutch PM warns Troops will crack down on St Martin looters, Dutch PM warns
- September 10, 2017

While the landing strips appeared to be intact, the Dutch navy said the airport is "unreachable" for now. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said afterward that Macron will bring aid on his plane and that the "whole government is mobilized" to help the islanders. (more...)
Moon Says This Is No Time for Talks with N.Korea Moon Says This Is No Time for Talks with N.Korea
- September 10, 2017

The US on Monday demanded the "strongest possible measures" against North Korea for detonating what Pyongyang said was a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on a missile . Russian Federation earlier condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test as "provocative", but said it does not support the idea of slapping North Korea with more sanctions. (more...)
In Bangladesh, hungry and traumatised Rohingya everywhere In Bangladesh, hungry and traumatised Rohingya everywhere
- September 10, 2017

Some have called for the Nobel Peace Prize she won in 1991 as a champion of democracy to be revoked. "There are over 80 recommendations, but many of them address the underlying conditions in Rakhine State that cause so much friction and challenge". (more...)
Bears WR Kevin White leaves game with shoulder injury
- September 10, 2017

Have they? The answer will begin to surface when they take on the Chicago Bears in the season opener for both teams on Sunday (10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET, FOX, DirecTV). They signed Mike Glennon to a three-year, $45 million contract and then moved up in the 2017 National Football League draft to select Mitchelll Trubisky with the No. (more...)
Putin Says Trump 'Not My Bride, and I'm Not His Groom' Putin Says Trump 'Not My Bride, and I'm Not His Groom'
- September 10, 2017

President Moon Jae-in, who is visiting Vladivostok to attend the Eastern Economic Forum, emphasized that South Korea is the best partner for Russia's Far East development. Haley called for exhausting "all diplomatic means to end this crisis". "It is not worth giving in to emotions and driving North Korea into a corner". (more...)
President Mamnoon to represent Pakistan at OIC summit in Astana President Mamnoon to represent Pakistan at OIC summit in Astana
- September 10, 2017

The Turkish president said the Muslims seeking shelter in Bangladesh also need support. He will attend the summit on Sunday with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbey. "The president's upcoming visit to Astana is not only aimed at expansion of cooperation in science and technology among Muslim countries, but he also seeks to unite the Ummah [Islamic community] to help Myanmar Muslims". (more...)
Kentucky National Guard soldiers depart for Caribbean in wake of Hurricane Irma Kentucky National Guard soldiers depart for Caribbean in wake of Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

They are arriving with boats, helicopters and special equipment to help with rescues. The team is expected to depart from Gabreski Air National Guard Base in Westhampton Beach this afternoon. As Hurricane Irma heads west, the US Coast Guard has restricted traffic in and out of the Port of Wilmington, and advised all small craft to seek shelter. (more...)
Parliamentarians demand withdrawal of presidential medal given to Suu Kyi Parliamentarians demand withdrawal of presidential medal given to Suu Kyi
- September 10, 2017

More than a dozen Nobel laureates also criticized Suu Kyi for failing to uphold the human rights of Rohingya Muslims , calling for immediate action to avoid "ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity". He said rehabilitation and development are important and the citizenship issue must be settled, but the first priority needed to be "the detoxification of risky ideology of extremism". (more...)
Ryan won't back scrapping debt ceiling amid reported Trump-Schumer pact Ryan won't back scrapping debt ceiling amid reported Trump-Schumer pact
- September 10, 2017

Trump had struck the deal with Democrats on Wednesday, in an unusual twist in hyperpartisan Washington . In return, Trump would get his triumphant signing ceremonies in the White House Rose Garden. When asked whether they would re-elect their member of Congress , if he or she had "increased the debt ceiling to spend more money the government doesn't have, without any new constraints on future spending", 66 percent of Republicans said they would not re-elect, 55 percent of Democrats said they ... (more...)
Two injured as fire engulfs Awami Markaz Tower in Islamabad Two injured as fire engulfs Awami Markaz Tower in Islamabad
- September 10, 2017

All the injured were rushed to the hospital where two of them could not survive, and third is in critical condition in burn unit. According to details, the incident took place in Red Zone area near Parliament and President House, and the blaze broke out in Federal Tax Ombudsman office at 07:30 AM. (more...)
Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in N.Korea impasse Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in N.Korea impasse
- September 10, 2017

Putin made the comments after meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia . The countries have suggested that the United States and South Korea halt all major war games in exchange for North Korea halting its testing programme. (more...)
Trump 'not my bride' says Putin Trump 'not my bride' says Putin
- September 10, 2017

Russian Federation and the United States have been feuding over the closing of embassies in the two countries. Russia's foreign ministry slammed the USA move as a "blatantly hostile act" and demanded a reversal of the order. "So, we reserve the right to make a decision regarding this number of USA diplomats in Moscow ". The former two facilities are Russia's government property. (more...)
Not in love: Putin declares Trump is not his bride
- September 10, 2017

Trump's actions reflect the interests of his country; my actions reflect the interests of mine. "I want to also highlight that it's our hope that with this move in the direction of parity, which the Russians said they were seeking, we can avoid further retaliatory actions by both sides". (more...)
NC opens emergency shelters for Irma evacuees NC opens emergency shelters for Irma evacuees
- September 10, 2017

As Hurricane Irma tracks west, its probable path has shifted towards central Tennessee. State officials in North Carolina say they remain vigilant, especially in the western part of the state, where forecasters say 3 to 8 inches of rain are expected, with as much as 12 inches possible in some spots. (more...)
Trump To Residents In Irma's Path: 'Just Get Out Of Its Way'
- September 10, 2017

President Trump has declared federal emergencies for Florida, Georgia and SC ahead of Hurricane Irma , which is expected to make landfall near Miami early Sunday. Thousands who stayed behind to face Hurricane Irma are flooding into shelters, and according to The News-Press , some county shelters are already full. (more...)

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