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Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors
- September 23, 2017

But it was the rescue operation at the Enrique Rebsamen school, where at least 21 children and four adults perished in Tuesday's quake, that was seen as emblematic of Mexicans' rush to save survivors before time runs out. On Wednesday evening, first responders continued an eight-hour effort to rescue a student named Frida Sofia, Mexico's education minister told Televisa. (more...)
US, Mexican elections threat to prolonged NAFTA talks US, Mexican elections threat to prolonged NAFTA talks
- September 23, 2017

David MacNaughton, Canada's ambassador to the USA, acknowledged Friday that the clock is ticking on the talks overall - and that negotiators won't be able to take a passive approach if they want the best deal possible. These facts are why U.S. Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer announced that two major objectives for NAFTA are raising the total NAFTA content requirement and raising the U.S. (more...)
N Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific
- September 23, 2017

They mark a rare direct intervention by the North Korea leader, who usually lets his deputies issue statements . He said Trump had insulted his country in the eyes of the world, and threatened to "surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged United States dotard with fire". (more...)
US warplanes stage fly-over amid tensions with North Korea
- September 23, 2017

President Donald Trump, while addressing the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, warned Kim Jong Un that he would not survive an attack by the United States: "The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea". (more...)
Delhi fashion designer Rohit Bal held after brawl with neighbour Delhi fashion designer Rohit Bal held after brawl with neighbour
- September 23, 2017

The incident happened on Thursday night at Bal's Defence Colony residence. DCP (south) Ishwar Singh said they received a complaint from one Iqbal Singh, who alleged that Bal, along with Lalit Kumar, Ramesh and Pramod, forcibly entered his house. (more...)
MUGABE WATCHES: Trump And Kim Call Each Other Mad MUGABE WATCHES: Trump And Kim Call Each Other Mad
- September 23, 2017

Last month, when the standoff between North Korea and the U.S. over Pyongyang's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs reached its peak, Trump threatened Kim with " fire and fury the world has never seen". Trump responded on Twitter , obviously. "It could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific", Ri explained . During the rally, the U.S. (more...)
Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrenders in rape case Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrenders in rape case
- September 23, 2017

Bollywood showman Karim Morani, who produced several hit films including the Shahrukh Khan starrer Chennai Express , was arrested for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman on the pretext of marrying her, Telangana police said on Saturday. Morani's surrender followed the Supreme Court refusing anticipatory bail in the matter. Morani was booked for cheating, rape, wrongful confinement, criminal intimidation, and cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of marriage under the ... (more...)
What's a 'dotard' anyway? Kim's insult to Trump
- September 23, 2017

President Donald Trump. It is unclear how North Korea might choose to conduct its next nuclear test, but it could choose to carry out such a test with its new intermediate-range ballistic missile, which it has already fired over Japan twice. (more...)
Here Is Everything About The New OS iOS 11 Here Is Everything About The New OS iOS 11
- September 23, 2017

According to a new support document noticed by MacRumors , Bluetooth and Wi-Fi will still work with AirDrop and AirPlay, as well as iOS device-dependent hardware such as the Apple Pencil and Apple Watch . Come iOS 11 , however, and those policies have changed. Just drag to the right from the left on the screen and it will be right there. For that you'll still have to rely on the Settings app. (more...)
South Korea Approves An $8 Million Aid Package For North Korea South Korea Approves An $8 Million Aid Package For North Korea
- September 23, 2017

Over the past two decades, except in 1999, 2000 and 2016, South Korea has offered an average of $11.79 million in aid to North Korea through global organizations, with liberal administrations giving significantly higher amounts, according to statistics from the Unification Ministry. (more...)
Mattis: No Need to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles Yet Mattis: No Need to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles Yet
- September 23, 2017

Trump stopped short of going after North Korea's biggest trading partner, China , and praised its central bank for ordering Chinese banks to stop doing business with North Korea. The news network also reported the US was looking at the potential for a covert cyberattack aimed at North Korea. Trump planned to meet with the South Korean and Japanese leaders to discuss the issue during a luncheon summit Thursday on the sidelines of the U.N. (more...)
Iran Unveils New Ballistic Missile Iran Unveils New Ballistic Missile
- September 23, 2017

But tensions between the two arch-foes, Tehran and Washington , have reached new heights since January, when Trump replaced Barack Obama, one of the deal's main architects. if we just stop with the nuclear agreement, we will enter into a situation very similar to the North Korean situation". [That] it's a deal that's good but we should sit down again and debate to see if it can be improved. (more...)
Madman Kim Jong Un will be tested like never before Madman Kim Jong Un will be tested like never before
- September 23, 2017

It was Trump's most direct military threat to attack North Korea and his latest expression of concern about Pyongyang's repeated launching of ballistic missiles over Japan and underground nuclear tests. "With North Korea's leader, he's very unpredictable", Lee added. Along with Russia, China wants the U.S.to seek dialogue with the North. South Korea's Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun told reporters Friday that North Korea must immediately stop such provocations and return to ... (more...)
Frida, the hero rescue dog, saves 12 following Mexico quake Frida, the hero rescue dog, saves 12 following Mexico quake
- September 23, 2017

Despite all the technology brought to bear at the school, including thermal imaging devices, sensors, scanners and remote cameras, the mistake may have come down to a few over-enthusiastic rescuers who, one-by one, crawled into the bottom of shafts tunneled into the rubble looking for any signs of life. (more...)
Heading Into Fall With Plenty of Summer Heat Heading Into Fall With Plenty of Summer Heat
- September 23, 2017

A few isolated showers and storms developed this afternoon, but those will go away as we head into the evening hours. Muggy conditions will accompany the warmer temperatures along with mostly sunny skies. BEYOND 7 DAYS: A cold front looks to push through at the end of next week which will likely bring some more rain and will bring temperatures back to or below normal. (more...)
7.1 magnitude quake jolts Mexico: Here's what to do when disaster strikes 7.1 magnitude quake jolts Mexico: Here's what to do when disaster strikes
- September 23, 2017

As the New York Times reports , in the face of these tragedies, citizens of the country have shown remarkable resilience. Their rescue workers have been searching for survivors 'round the clock. Pemex also said on Tuesday its gasoline production, storage and distribution infrastructure was unaffected by the quake, and "guaranteed" gasoline and diesel supplies in the affected states. (more...)
US, Russia hold talks to avoid conflict on Syria US, Russia hold talks to avoid conflict on Syria
- September 23, 2017

American and Russian Federation military leaders held an unprecedented, face-to-face meeting in recent days to discuss the increasing tensions around the Islamic State stronghold of Deir el-Zour, Syria, a coalition spokesman said Thursday. The Russian Defence Ministry accused American spies of initiating a militant offensive against government-held parts of north-west Syria on Tuesday. (more...)
Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly'
- September 23, 2017

Behind Kim's colorful language released Friday is a remarkable window into the thinking - albeit filtered through state media - of the leader of a country that, despite opposition by the world's sole superpower, stands on the brink of nuclear weapons mastery. (more...)
Yes, there is such a thing as Pumpkin Spice Pizza Yes, there is such a thing as Pumpkin Spice Pizza
- September 23, 2017

Just when you think there can't possibly be any more food that can get pumpkin spice-ified, leave it to a New Jersey-based pizza chain to school us. It's bad enough people put pineapple, buffalo chicken and cheesesteak on pizza. As you're no doubt aware, the official flavor of the fall and Halloween season is pumpkin and all things pumpkin spice, so there are tons of products coming out that capitalize on that unique flavor. (more...)
US, South Korea conduct bombing drills to warn North US, South Korea conduct bombing drills to warn North
- September 23, 2017

He said when Washington talked about all options being on the table, tactical nuclear weapons were "probably part of the conversation", adding such a drastic move would show the U.S.is serious about this issue. Spain, Peru and Kuwait, according to news reports , also have ordered North Korean ambassadors and envoys out of their countries. North Korea launched a missile over Japan on Friday, its second in the past three weeks, and conducted its sixth and by far most powerful nuclear test ... (more...)
SC governor backs Graham's bill, but praises Trump SC governor backs Graham's bill, but praises Trump
- September 23, 2017

In his quest to gather support for his bill to transform the American health care system, Sen. In the event of a 50-50 vote, Vice President Mike Pence would cast the deciding vote. GOP leaders have said this is the last attempt they will make to repeal Obamacare ahead of the September 30 deadline, when special budget rules expire that allow Republicans to pass a bill with just 50 votes. (more...)
Blink-182, Korn, Avenged Sevenfold Join Chester Bennington Tribute Concert Blink-182, Korn, Avenged Sevenfold Join Chester Bennington Tribute Concert
- September 23, 2017

Shadows and Synyster Gates , several members of System of a Down , Yellowcard singer William Ryan Key , and solo artist Kiiara , who featured on Linkin Park track Heavy . Money or fame, that doesn't mean anything if you're not happy inside", the rap icon told host Clara Amfo. We just keep going. You just start numbing yourself. (more...)
Dogs, cats rescued during Hurricane Harvey brought to St Louis Dogs, cats rescued during Hurricane Harvey brought to St Louis
- September 23, 2017

They arrived in a big, air conditioned box truck from Atlanta, where they were relocated from their original homes throughout Florida. "They did a lot of meowing but they were comfortable; they had everything that they needed", said Penny Francis, with the Louisiana SPCA, who provided the transport. (more...)
Ben Carson breaks with Trump, praises Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race Ben Carson breaks with Trump, praises Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race
- September 23, 2017

Unusual reiterated his support from President Donald Trump and said Moore, who was twice removed as chief justice, had no accomplishments to his name. The runoff election between unusual and Moore is to determine who will finish out Session's term. Moore's primary appeal to Alabama voters is his religious fervor: the state, where until recently school textbooks described evolution as a "controversial theory", has one of the "biggest faith-based voting blocs in the country", Pudner says. (more...)
Sen. Collins 'Leaning Against' Graham-Cassidy Health Care Proposal Sen. Collins 'Leaning Against' Graham-Cassidy Health Care Proposal
- September 23, 2017

Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and South Carolina's Lindsey Graham have proposed the latest effort to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's signature health care law. The previous effort by the White House to move Collins on an Obamacare repeal was unsuccessful and it's unclear if bringing LePage into the effort will fare much better. (more...)
MotoGP 2017: Valentino Rossi Passes Medical Test To Make Aragon GP
- September 23, 2017

FP1 was fully wet and saw reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) hit the ground running to go quickest, and the local rider was fourth overall after FP2. He's already been on-track, riding a Yamaha R1 at the start of the week, so he can physically ride the bike, although it's undoubtedly quite painful. (more...)
Mnuchin says firms must choose between business with United States or N. Korea Mnuchin says firms must choose between business with United States or N. Korea
- September 23, 2017

Days after threatening to " totally destroy North Korea" in his first address to the General Assembly, Trump signed an executive order targeting foreign companies doing business with the country, ratcheting up pressure on Pyongyang. It also asks banks to explain to any North Korean customers that they're "fulfilling our worldwide obligations and implementing United Nations sanctions against North Korea", according to the report. (more...)
Rescue crews continue to search for Mexico quake survivors Rescue crews continue to search for Mexico quake survivors
- September 23, 2017

The death toll stands at 230 following Tuesday's 7.1 quake, but authorities say the number could rise. Eleven children were rescued alive after the quake, while 19 children and six adults were killed, according to news agency AP. But Frida hasn't rescued 52 people. Salinas said they bark if they detect signs of life. In one popular tweet from Fluff Society, it's claimed that Frida "has saved 52 people so far in Mexico's quake". (more...)
North Korea employs harsh tone as it threatens US North Korea employs harsh tone as it threatens US
- September 23, 2017

However, Kim's foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, said in televised remarks North Korea could consider a hydrogen bomb test of an unprecedented scale on the Pacific Ocean. It has also launched dozens of missiles this year attracting several rounds of new sanctions aimed at crippling the nation's economy, forcing it to put an end to its unsafe nuclear program. (more...)
Michelle Obama: 'It's okay to be bossy' Michelle Obama: 'It's okay to be bossy'
- September 23, 2017

Dressed down in jeans, a plaid shirt and red gardening gloves, the first lady harvested and planted fresh produce alongside a dozen 11- and 12-year-old children. Trump hosted 10 children in the garden, a much smaller group than Obama often welcomed, but her gathering, felt much like the garden events of the past, with White House chefs and National Park Service staff members on hand. (more...)

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