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United States top court hands win to Republicans over Texas voting maps United States top court hands win to Republicans over Texas voting maps
- September 13, 2017

Texas, represented by Republican superlawyer Paul Clement, asked the Supreme Court to stay this decision, arguing that "allowing the State to continue to use [its current maps] for the 2018 elections will impose little harm", because "if the plaintiffs ultimately prevail before this Court on appeal, a new map could still be drawn in time for the 2020 elections". (more...)
S Korea Finds Xenon-133 Isotopes in Air After Pyongyang's Nuclear Test S Korea Finds Xenon-133 Isotopes in Air After Pyongyang's Nuclear Test
- September 13, 2017

The North Korean government has spoken about plans for an attack on United States military facilities in Guam. "As long we have a very powerful nuclear arsenal, we can ensure the security and peace of the homeland and its people", the official added. (more...)
Yet another tropical storm forms; this one is named Katia Yet another tropical storm forms; this one is named Katia
- September 13, 2017

As of 2 p.m. on Thursday, its wind speed had increased to 105 miles per hour, bumping it up to Category 2. Hurricane watches were issued on Thursday for the area. Irma formed on the heels of Hurricane Harvey , which displaced thousands of residents in Texas. Having three hurricanes active at the same time in the Atlantic Basin is rather rare. (more...)
Peru says expelling North Korean ambassador over nuclear program
- September 13, 2017

This risks a veto from either power and would bring the US and North Korea closer to war. "Recently, high ranking French politicians startled the people by saying absurd things with regards to the DPRK's (North Korea's) successful detonation of an H-bomb for ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile)", Ri said in an interview with AFP in Pyongyang on Friday. (more...)
Kim Jong Un celebrates success of H-Bomb test
- September 13, 2017

Ms Haley last week dismissed the proposal as "insulting". China's United Nations ambassador, Liu Jieyi, called for a resumption of negotiations "sooner rather than later". Haley last week called the proposal "insulting" and said the United States has maintained that North Korea needs to halt their activities before talks can take place. (more...)
Clashes at protests in South Korea injure dozens Clashes at protests in South Korea injure dozens
- September 13, 2017

Anchor: U.S. President Donald Trump has hinted that he would intensify economic and diplomatic pressure against North Korea rather than use a military option. North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on September 9 past year, and then carried out a sixth a week ago, saying it was a hydrogen bomb that could be fitted on to a missile - prompting global condemnation and calls for further sanctions. (more...)
North Korea warns United States of 'greatest pain', rejects sanctions North Korea warns United States of 'greatest pain', rejects sanctions
- September 13, 2017

The new sanctions ban 90 percent of North Korea's publicly-reported exports and cap the amount of oil the country is able to import, according to a US official familiar with the negotiations. South Korea's presidential Blue House said on Tuesday the only way for Pyongyang to end diplomatic isolation and become free of economic pressure was to end its nuclear programme and resume dialogue. (more...)
Peru says expelling North Korean ambassador over nuclear programme Peru says expelling North Korean ambassador over nuclear programme
- September 13, 2017

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in a statement that the unanimous adoption of the sanctions showed the worldwide community is "united against the illegal and reckless acts by the North Korean regime". Despite the impending vote on potentially painful economic sanctions, the atmosphere in Pyongyang over the weekend was one of celebration. And most researchers believe the WannaCry ransomware attack, which affected computers at major companies and public institutions worldwide in ... (more...)
The Thirst Over These Hot Florida Cops Has Reached Hurricane Force The Thirst Over These Hot Florida Cops Has Reached Hurricane Force
- September 13, 2017

Officers Nordman, Hamil and Rengering had no idea what was about to happen. Officers from the Gainesville Police Department have captured the eyes of America and perhaps the heart of many admirers. Officer Rengering is single and, according to the post , has been placed into "Cougar Prey Protective Care". As of Tuesday night, the picture had more than 94,000 comments and 233,000 reactions. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Hurricane Irma. Here's what we know Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Hurricane Irma. Here's what we know
- September 13, 2017

Irma's powerful center could pass just north of Puerto Rico - a U.S. territory of about 3.4 million people - on Wednesday afternoon and night, threatening heavy rain and unsafe coastal storm surges, forecasters said. Hurricanes Jose and Katia are both getting stronger. For Jose , the government of Antigua has issued a tropical storm warning for Antigua, Barbuda, and Anguilla. (more...)
Oklahoma DL suing NCAA following suspension for banned substance Oklahoma DL suing NCAA following suspension for banned substance
- September 13, 2017

Bledsoe missed the second half of the 2016 season and is now not eligible to play until Week 6 of 2017. Bledsoe, a former four-star prospect from Lawrence (Kansas) High School, appeared in six games as a freshman last season and will provide depth when his suspension ends October 5, two days before OU hosts Iowa State. (more...)
Tanker, dredger collide in Singapore waters, 5 crew missing Tanker, dredger collide in Singapore waters, 5 crew missing
- September 13, 2017

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in a statement that the incident happened at 12.40am on Wednesday, about 3.15km south-west of Sisters Island. The maritime authority has told ships to look out for the missing crew and to navigate with caution near the collision site. The tanker's 26 Indonesian crew members were not injured. (more...)
Hurricane Irma destruction, Never Forget; KCRA Morning News Brief 9/11 Hurricane Irma destruction, Never Forget; KCRA Morning News Brief 9/11
- September 13, 2017

The National Hurricane Center said Irma's winds were at 110 miles per hour (177 kph), just below major hurricane status, as the center of the still risky and wide storm moved farther inland. A flash-flood warning is in effect for the city this morning as water is expected to flow in from the St. Johns River. Gov. Nathan Deal is asking people to stay indoors as Tropical Storm Irma claims lives and damages trees and buildings. (more...)
Trump Commemorates 9/11 Anniversary with Moment of Silence Trump Commemorates 9/11 Anniversary with Moment of Silence
- September 13, 2017

Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. "It was the worst attack on our country since Pearl Harbor and even worse because this was an attack on civilians - innocent men, women and children whose lives were taken so needlessly", Trump said . "They can come here and see this attractive tribute, and they can walk through the visitor's center to learn about what happened that day", she said. (more...)
Donald Trump : US president says North Korea sanctions just the beginning
- September 13, 2017

And President Trump appeared skeptical about their effectiveness, describing the United Nations vote as "another very small step". MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Hi, Kelly. The latest Security Council vote is regarded as a test of the global community's resolve on the crisis, and private talks on its content have been ongoing between China and the US. (more...)
Turkish leader says deposit made on Russian defense system Turkish leader says deposit made on Russian defense system
- September 13, 2017

Gabriel's statement shows how far the tension has risen as Germany heads for elections on September 24. Relations between Ankara and Berlin have come under increased pressure after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan started a crackdown on political opponents after a failed coup a year ago. (more...)
India can not deport Rohingya refugees, says United Nations official India can not deport Rohingya refugees, says United Nations official
- September 13, 2017

United Nations acknowledges that Rohingyas have endured killings, torture and mass rape. "By virtue of customary law, its ratification of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the obligations of due process and the universal principle of non-refoulement, India can not carry out collective expulsions, or return people to a place where they risk torture or other serious violations", he said. (more...)
North Korea 'ready and willing' to respond to sanctions imposed by US North Korea 'ready and willing' to respond to sanctions imposed by US
- September 13, 2017

The UN move was triggered by the North's sixth and largest nuclear test this month and was the ninth such resolution unanimously adopted by the 15-member Security Council over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs since 2006. (more...)
Top Brexit lawmaker says not enough progress in talks Top Brexit lawmaker says not enough progress in talks
- September 13, 2017

The next round will now begin September 25 rather than September 18, which one source said was "for reasons of Britain's political calendar". The September 25 date marks a postponement of one week in agreed timetable of talks by the two parties as they work out how Britain will leave the European Union , a move precipitated by the referendum on European Union membership held in Britain in June 2016. (more...)
Tax Reform Deadline Has GOP Dying For Details Tax Reform Deadline Has GOP Dying For Details
- September 13, 2017

Financial markets rallied after Trump's election victory last November in anticipation of rapid tax cuts, especially for corporations, but those expectations have faded. Advocates of the move say it's a tax increase that most diners would never notice. Ben Sasse of Nebraska said Schumer was in line to be "the most powerful" person in the country in December. (more...)
At least 14 killed in road accident in Pakistan At least 14 killed in road accident in Pakistan
- September 13, 2017

The accident took place when a speeding passenger van that was on its way from Jhang to Rawalpindi hit a truck from behind. Fire brigade officials reached the scene soon after the accident and doused the fire, said rescue officials. Doctors and rescuers released the identity of two deceased children as Muhammad Ahsan and a baby girl Alishba (2) while injured as Salma, Shaista, Muhammad Ali, Faisal Hayyat and one-year-old Abiha. (more...)
McDaniel College ranked 134th in US News & World Report's '2018 Best Colleges' McDaniel College ranked 134th in US News & World Report's '2018 Best Colleges'
- September 13, 2017

Grant. Elsewhere, Princeton University topped the overall US News rankings for national universities for the seventh year in a row, and showing even greater consistency, Williams College (Massachusetts) reigns over other national liberal arts colleges for the 15 consecutive year. (more...)
Nobel institute: Suu Kyi cannot be stripped of prize Nobel institute: Suu Kyi cannot be stripped of prize
- September 13, 2017

The human rights activist also talked about how she feels about starting her undergraduate studies at Oxford. "The Burmese government needs to grant access to independent monitors to determine the sources of fires and assess allegations of serious human rights violations relayed by Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh", Robertson said. (more...)
Kailash Satyarthi launches countrywide march against child abuse Kailash Satyarthi launches countrywide march against child abuse
- September 13, 2017

Talking about the yatra , he had said: "One of the major demands through this campaign is that Parliament passes a stringent law against human trafficking, including child trafficking". The Yatra is aimed to end child trafficking and abuse, and 10,000 children are participating in the march led by the Nobel Peace Laureate. Non-violence is the war against violence. (more...)
Robertson helps Yanks top Rays 5-1
- September 13, 2017

Dressing at Yankee Stadium before busing over to Shea for a noon start was yet another twist in what had already been a odd season for NY. Gray gave up one unearned run on six hits with five strikeouts and two walks over 5 2/3 innings in a 9-1 win at the Orioles his last start. (more...)
Here's How Big North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test Actually Was Here's How Big North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test Actually Was
- September 13, 2017

Putin denounced Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russian Federation did not recognize North Korea's nuclear status. -Dozens of people were injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police Thursday as the United States military added more launchers to the high-tech missile-defense system it installed in a southern town to better cope with North Korean threats. (more...)
New UN sanctions to "starve" North Korean regime
- September 13, 2017

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who called the nuclear risk in North Korea the most risky crisis in the world today, told reporters Tuesday that "the unity of the Security Council is absolutely crucial". "Our deep belief is that only a firm reaction of the council can open the path towards a political solution to this crisis. Therefore, we supported and are supporting the sanctions contained in the resolutions aimed at compelling the DPRK to meet the demands of the Security Council". (more...)
Republican Cowles defends vote against Foxconn bill Republican Cowles defends vote against Foxconn bill
- September 13, 2017

The proposal now heads to the Wisconsin Assembly for a final vote Thursday. The Foxconn deal has been in a constant state of evolution since Governor Scott Walker announced in July that the company intends to bring a factory to southeast Wisconsin. (more...)
Russell Westbrook inks 10-year extension with Jordan Brand Russell Westbrook inks 10-year extension with Jordan Brand
- September 13, 2017

According to ESPN.com , Westbrook agreed to a 10-year contract extension with Jordan Brand following his MVP season. This extension will run through the 2025-26 season - Westbrook's age-37 season, if his career reaches that point. And while Westbrook has yet to sign his extension with the Thunder, this latest move could be a sign that he intends to dominate this league for many years to come. (more...)
How to find out if you're affected by the Equifax hack How to find out if you're affected by the Equifax hack
- September 13, 2017

After a hack which left nearly 150 million Americans' personal information vulnerable, the credit score company faces what one law firm calls "the largest class-action lawsuit in USA history". In general, Morgan says it's also important to check your credit report at least once a year. Visit www.AnnualCreditReport.com to access those reports. (more...)

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