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Maxico: Strong 6.2 natural disaster jolts southern state of Oaxaca, halts rescue operation Maxico: Strong 6.2 natural disaster jolts southern state of Oaxaca, halts rescue operation
- September 24, 2017

The agency issued an automated yellow alert, predicting that "some casualties and damage are possible and the impact should be relatively localized". Nataniel Hernandez said by phone from Tonala, in the southern state of Chiapas, which was also hit hard by the earlier quake, it was one of the strongest aftershocks he has felt. (more...)
Hurricane Maria to bring unsafe winds and swells to United States coast Hurricane Maria to bring unsafe winds and swells to United States coast
- September 24, 2017

Hurricane Maria regain major hurricane strength Thursday, but it is unlikely to reach the same magnitude of strength as it did in the Caribbean . A large area of high pressure at both the surface and aloft remains well in control across the eastern half of the US and this is what is leading to the unseasonable warmth and quiet conditions. (more...)
Teck Resources to Provide Dividend For The Latest Quarter of $0.04 Teck Resources to Provide Dividend For The Latest Quarter of $0.04
- September 24, 2017

After having $0.73 EPS previously, Teck Resources Ltd (USA)'s analysts see 10.96% EPS growth. Research analysts at FBR & Co raised their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for Teck Resources in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. (more...)
4 missing Gadeaun children found safe in Alabama, mother in jail 4 missing Gadeaun children found safe in Alabama, mother in jail
- September 24, 2017

The children's mother, 40-year-old Jaima Gadeaun, took the kids from the home that day, which the grandmother reported to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. "We are pleased that the incident was resolved professionally and peacefully", the post said, in part. Jaima was allowed supervised visits. Detectives said Jaima is risky and isn't allowed custody of the children. (more...)
Trump says U.S. to target firms doing business with North Korea Trump says U.S. to target firms doing business with North Korea
- September 24, 2017

Tillerson said, "The president obviously takes the responsibility of the security of the American people very seriously". "We will continue our efforts in the diplomatic arena, but all our military options, as the President has said, are on the table", he said. (more...)
Health secretary's private jet use wasn't cleared by White House Health secretary's private jet use wasn't cleared by White House
- September 24, 2017

Price defended the taxpayer-funded trips, saying they were subject to approval by the department's lawyers. "I don't think there will be any charter trips until this review is complete". Democrats cited a Politico report that Price last week took five private charter flights along routes and at times when commercial flights were available for a fraction of the cost. (more...)
Nuclear weapons won't bring security for North Korea: Tillerson Nuclear weapons won't bring security for North Korea: Tillerson
- September 24, 2017

In his Tuesday address at the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump threatened to " totally destroy North Korea " if the U.S.is forced to defend itself or its allies. The official pointed out that the natural disaster was detected in Kilju county in North Hamgyong Province, where North Korea's known Punggyeri nuclear site is located. (more...)
How One NGO Is Helping The Island Rebuild After Hurricane Maria How One NGO Is Helping The Island Rebuild After Hurricane Maria
- September 24, 2017

Puerto Rico was already facing the largest municipal debt crisis in US history. Jennifer Lopez , born to Puerto Rican parents, took to her Instagram page to talk to her 69 million followers about the urgent need for assistance. They sent buses to move people away on Friday and posted frantic warnings on Twitter that went unseen by many in the blacked-out coastal area. Rivera praised those in Puerto Rico who helped her and many others to safety in a time of complete chaos. (more...)
China says pressure, talks both key to dealing with North Korea: Japan
- September 24, 2017

According to the official, the Russian foreign minister said in response to the request: "We are aware of the issue, and we will keep in touch regarding the matter". The ongoing exchange of threats surrounding the Korean standoff is unacceptable, Lavrov said. Wang, whose country has faced repeated U.S. calls to take a tougher line, said in his address that North Korea should "not go further along a risky direction". (more...)
President Trump, Kim Jong Un Exchange Insults Following Trump's Speech At UN President Trump, Kim Jong Un Exchange Insults Following Trump's Speech At UN
- September 24, 2017

Merriam-Webster responded with a tweet , defining dotard as "a person in his or her dotage", which is "a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness". He also said he would "tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire". "The mentally deranged behavior of the USA president openly expressing on the United Nations arena the unethical will to "totally destroy" a sovereign state, beyond the boundary of threats of regime change or overturn of social system, ... (more...)
Thursday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 63 Thursday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 63
- September 24, 2017

Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Tonight: Cloudy with rain likely, with lows in the mid to upper 40s. Moore said the best opportunity for precipitation will come Monday . New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. (more...)
Puerto Rico dam failure Puerto Rico dam failure "imminent" after Hurricane Maria
- September 24, 2017

MIGUEL SANTIAGO, BYLINE: Hi, David. "The waiting period - that's what makes me nervous". "I just thought to myself, I can not go through this again", she said . But when you know that something awful is going to happen. "This is an EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION", the National Weather Service's San Juan office said on Twitter . (more...)
Josephine Medina caps PH stint with table-tennis gold — ASEAN Para Games Josephine Medina caps PH stint with table-tennis gold — ASEAN Para Games
- September 24, 2017

Sarawak's paralympic swimmer Jamery Siga is disappointed with his performance at the 9th ASEAN Para Games despite winning one gold, one silver and one bronze in the regional championship that ended yesterday. In all, Thailand claimed nine titles in the sport at the KL Games. Chess, spearheaded by triple-gold medal victor and FIDE Master Sander Severino, fell short of its 7-gold target but still wound up as the country's second-best performing sport with a 4-3-6 haul. (more...)
'Madman' NKorea Leader 'Will Be Tested Like Never Before!' 'Madman' NKorea Leader 'Will Be Tested Like Never Before!'
- September 24, 2017

Robin Rand, commander of the Air Force's Global Strike Command, told reporters at an Air Force conference in Washington on Monday . The North accuses the United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea, of planning to invade and regularly threatens to destroy it and its Asian allies. (more...)
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un swap insults, war threats
- September 24, 2017

Although official communications from North Korea are normally filled with bellicose remarks and often met with skepticism, the country's latest one appeared to take on a more overt personal tone, according to North Korean experts . The leader of North Korea has introduced a lot of people to an interesting new word. It was the first time that a North Korean leader has issued such a direct statement against a USA president, dramatically escalating the war of words between the former ... (more...)
Saudi cleric says female brains a quarter the size of men's Saudi cleric says female brains a quarter the size of men's
- September 24, 2017

Women in the kingdom are also bound by law to wear long robes and a headscarf and require the consent of a male guardian for most legal actions. "Would it give him a licence or not?" Al-Hijri went on to say that women have only "a quarter of a mind" therefore they can not make decisions involved while being behind the wheel. (more...)
Peace loving refugees, allow us to stay: Rohingyas to Supreme Court Peace loving refugees, allow us to stay: Rohingyas to Supreme Court
- September 24, 2017

No Rohingya has got asylum in India, nor has anyone applied for it. Bangladesh's prime minister on Thursday proposed creating UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar to protect Rohingya refugees who are fleeing a military crackdown to seek refuge in her country. (more...)
Rouhani defends Iran nuclear deal at United Nations against 'rogue newcomers'
- September 24, 2017

Trump said. Trump must decide by 15 October whether to certify that Iran is complying with the pact. The remarks followed a day in which country after country reaffirmed its support for the nuclear deal before the U.N. Rouhani said Iran's 10-year agreement to purchase fuel for its nuclear reactor at Bushehr is coming to an end and it may want to produce its own enriched uranium for fuel, but "never, ever, at all nuclear weapons". (more...)
Magnitude 6.2 quake hits Mexico
- September 24, 2017

The epicenter of the quake was located 30 miles southwest of the city of Puebla de Zaragoza, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center. It was one of many searches underway at buildings that collapsed in the region after Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 quake, the country's second major temblor in less than two weeks. (more...)
John McCain 'never had any intention' of backing latest health care bill John McCain 'never had any intention' of backing latest health care bill
- September 24, 2017

This complicated passage in the 100-member Senate, where Republicans hold 52 seats and Democrats are unanimously opposed to repeal-and-replace measures. LePage cited a study from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that said ME would gain 44 percent more in funding by 2026 under the proposal by Republican Sens. (more...)
Russia's Lavrov again scoff at interference claims Russia's Lavrov again scoff at interference claims
- September 24, 2017

The foreign minister spoke to the UN General Assembly two days after US President Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it launches attacks on his country or its allies. Lavrov asserted that U.N. Security Council resolutions reached unanimously contain not only sanctions provisions, but obligations to engage in a political process. (more...)
Oregon Unveils All-White Uniforms For Arizona State Game Oregon Unveils All-White Uniforms For Arizona State Game
- September 24, 2017

Furthermore, Oregon only put up 49 points in their last game, which was also on the road. The Wildcats return home to host Washington State on Saturday at 6 p.m. Heading into this weekend's contest, the Ducks have posted a 2-1 record against the spread. The 3-0 Oregon Ducks can not afford a loss this evening. (more...)
US to put more sanctions on N. Korea US to put more sanctions on N. Korea
- September 24, 2017

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho was asked what Kim might do and said Pyongyang could consider a hydrogen bomb test on the Pacific Ocean of an unprecedented scale, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported . Trump did not mention North Korea's oil trade. Mr Trump's executive order expanded the Treasury Department's ability to target anyone conducting significant trade in goods, services or technology with North Korea , and to ban them from interacting with the United ... (more...)
Nuclear weapons will not bring security for North Korea: Tillerson
- September 24, 2017

The US Geological Survey said it could not conclusively confirm whether the quake, which it measured at magnitude 3.5, was man-made or natural. The epicentre is roughly the same as that of a previous shallow natural disaster on September 3, which turned out to be caused by a North Korean nuclear test, the official Xinhua news agency said. (more...)
Russian Federation rejects reopening Iran deal talks Russian Federation rejects reopening Iran deal talks
- September 24, 2017

Russia's top diplomat said he can't believe this because "first and foremost the United States has all the information leaking all the time". Adding more to the tension, North Korea is reportedly developing a nuclear-powered submarine. Russia's foreign minister is echoing that, saying there is no alternative to diplomacy. The EO will give the U.S. Treasury Department additional powers to target the complicated trade networks often used by the North to buy and sell goods overseas. (more...)
ITLOS rules on 4-year-old maritime dispute between Ghana, Ivory Coast ITLOS rules on 4-year-old maritime dispute between Ghana, Ivory Coast
- September 24, 2017

The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), constituted on 3 December 2014 to delimit the maritime boundary between Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana in the Atlantic Ocean, just rendered its decision this Saturday 23 September 2017. (more...)
North's Ruling Party, Military Hold Rallies Supporting Kim's Statement North's Ruling Party, Military Hold Rallies Supporting Kim's Statement
- September 24, 2017

North Korea is the likely topic of discussion when Trump holds separate talks later Thursday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (jah-yihn) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh AH'-bay). Treasury Department's ability to target individuals, companies and banks that finance and facilitate trade with North Korea, Trump said. Tensions have risen amid North Korea's continued provocations, including its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, in defiance of global ... (more...)
Multiple casualties at Westfield Shopping Centre after 'gang acid attack' Multiple casualties at Westfield Shopping Centre after 'gang acid attack'
- September 24, 2017

Scotland Yard said one man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. Too scared to leave the station I think if I heard right. the guy on the floor had acid thrown at him. At least one person has been arrested after a group of men sprayed the substance at victims in "multiple locations" last night, Sky News UK reports. (more...)
Tehran Friday prayers leader calls Trump anti-Iran remarks as deceptive Tehran Friday prayers leader calls Trump anti-Iran remarks as deceptive
- September 24, 2017

In a statement , the demonstrators also called on all Muslims in the world to boost their unity, confront divisive plots and prevent the killing of innocent people given the ongoing situation in the region and the Muslim world. In a meeting with a clerical assembly on Thursday, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said such comments "do not come from power, but from anger, desperation and weak-mindedness". (more...)
Alabama at Vanderbilt score, highlights Alabama at Vanderbilt score, highlights
- September 24, 2017

Alabama's first game in Nashville in 10 years brought a healthy majority to the smallest venue in the SEC. During that time, Hurts has 12 total touchdowns running and throwing without a single turnover. Alabama has not allowed 100-yard rusher in 25 straight games. Saturday's game will be the 84 meeting between the two schools. Quarterback Jalen Hurts has been the focal point on offense by leading the team in passing and rushing. (more...)

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