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Iran's Rouhani Hits back at Trump in UNGA Speech Iran's Rouhani Hits back at Trump in UNGA Speech
- September 24, 2017

The Trump administration is mulling over the 2015 deal that curbs Iran's nuclear program, and now Iran appears to be testing the president by testing a ballistic missile. Iran denies its missile development breaches the resolution and says its missiles are not created to carry nuclear weapons. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and six world powers is good and can not be renegotiated. (more...)
Pyongyang: Trump's a barking dog Pyongyang: Trump's a barking dog
- September 24, 2017

Ri was to give a speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Friday, according to Yonhap news agency. Resuming peace talks was just as much a part of the United Nations resolutions as enforcing sanctions, Wang said , according to a statement issued by China's foreign ministry late on Friday. (more...)
China to restrict oil exports to N.Korea China to restrict oil exports to N.Korea
- September 24, 2017

So far North Korea has been separately testing nuclear weapons and the ballistic missiles built to deliver them, rather than testing them together. When Haley was asked about Donald Trump's remark about USA responding " fire and fury ", the ambassador said that it was not an empty threat. A failed flight or an accidental detonation over Japan would likely trigger retaliation from Washington and Tokyo that might result in a nuclear war, he said. (more...)
North Korea earthquake detected, and Seoul says it's the real thing North Korea earthquake detected, and Seoul says it's the real thing
- September 24, 2017

He added that Kim's rare first-person statement could also have been aimed at North Koreans . The Pentagon said the flight was intended as a signal to North Korea that the USA does, in fact, have military options in place for responding to potential threats from Pyongyang . (more...)
Rajnath: Rohingya are illegal immigrants, not refugees - Today's Paper
- September 24, 2017

A total of 429,000 Rohingyas fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state since August 25, according to the Inter Sector Coordination Group, a coordinating body of the United Nations agencies, an estimate shared by other national and worldwide NGOs working on the Rohingyas. (more...)
North Korea hints at Pacific H-bomb test North Korea hints at Pacific H-bomb test
- September 24, 2017

Pyongyang in turn said it has prepared a military plan to fire missiles into the waters near Guam, home to major USA bases, but was putting the plan on hold as it monitored US behavior. Describing Trump as a " mentally deranged person full of megalomania ", Ri said the USA leader who "holds the nuclear button " posed "the gravest threat to global peace and security today". (more...)
Quake of magnitude 6.2 hit Mexico
- September 24, 2017

The new tremor sparked concern it could have caused heavy rubble on top of survivors awaiting rescue in the capital to shift - posing a danger both to those trapped and to rescuers. "I'm too scared to go home, I don't want to leave here and be alone, the aftershock frighten me", Tamayo said. "Once again, Mexicans have demonstrated that the strength of solidarity is much greater", the president's office posted in a tweet that included a video showing thousands of people involved in relief ... (more...)
Former security officials urge Trump to abandon Iran deal Former security officials urge Trump to abandon Iran deal
- September 24, 2017

In August, he warned of "fire and fury" for Pyongyang as tensions escalated over its pursuit of nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles capable of hitting the continental U.S. The future of the accord, which caps Iranian nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief, has been at risk since Mr Trump took office in January. (more...)
Reneging on Iran deal a mistake Reneging on Iran deal a mistake
- September 24, 2017

According to the story, President Donald Trump hopes to tighten sanctions instead of abandoning the agreement hammered out two years ago. Mogherini appeared to object to President Trump's public criticism of the deal, saying: "The global community can not afford to dismantle an agreement that is working". (more...)
Iran nuclear deal cannot be renegotiated: Rouhani Iran nuclear deal cannot be renegotiated: Rouhani
- September 24, 2017

MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Unlike his predecessor, John Kerry, who often spoke to Iran's foreign minister, Secretary of State Tillerson is just getting to know Javad Zarif . His answer: "I've decided". The end of the Wednesday program was attending a press conference, and immediately afterwards, the president and his accompanying delegation left for New York's John F. (more...)
Rex Tillerson: Trump 'ultimately' decides North Korea military response Rex Tillerson: Trump 'ultimately' decides North Korea military response
- September 24, 2017

It is unusual for the North Korean leader to issue such a statement in his own name. The United States ramped up sanctions aimed at curtailing North Korea's nuclear weapons drive Thursday, as Kim Jong-Un vowed that Donald Trump's "deranged" threats would only toughen his resolve. (more...)
Rouhani says Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities Rouhani says Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities
- September 24, 2017

General Assembly. The agreement stipulates lifting of nuclear-related sanctions imposed on Iran in exchange for Tehran maintaining the peaceful nature of its nuclear program. "Frankly, that deal is an embarrassment to the United States , and I don't think you've heard the last of it - believe me". The president-elect of the Iranian Resistance, Maryam Rajavi, welcomed Trump's comments on the need for change in Iran and urged him to recognise the National Council of Resistance of Iran ... (more...)
China supports peaceful resolution to North Korea issue: Foreign Ministry China supports peaceful resolution to North Korea issue: Foreign Ministry
- September 24, 2017

But Mr Hyten added that it was only a matter of time before North Korea developed the technology: "If you're going down that path, you'll eventually figure it out". China hoped that Japan talked and acted cautiously and played a constructive role on the nuclear issue, he said. The minister then called on all the parties to the Korean crisis to start a dialogue, and said that there is " no alternative to the political and diplomatic settlement of the nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula ". (more...)
Donald Trump, Kim are like 'children in a kindergarten': Russian Federation Donald Trump, Kim are like 'children in a kindergarten': Russian Federation
- September 24, 2017

North Korea's foreign minister seemed to confirm this on the sidelines of a global United Nations meeting in NY, telling reporters that Kim's comments could mean that North Korea will conduct an H-bomb test in the Pacific, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency. (more...)
North Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific North Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific
- September 24, 2017

South Korea calls North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's direct rebuke of President Donald Trump a "reckless provocation" that would deepen his country's global isolation and lead to its demise. Trump also said China was imposing major banking sanctions, too, but there was no immediate confirmation from the North's most important trading partner. (more...)
Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site; cause is unknown Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site; cause is unknown
- September 24, 2017

The South Korean weather agency official said the analysis of seismic waves and the lack of sound waves clearly showed that the quake wasn't caused by an artificial explosion. The head of the nuclear test monitoring agency CTBTO said on Saturday that analysts were "looking at unusual seismic activity of a much smaller magnitude" in North Korea, and that it would have more details to come. (more...)
Mooy's Huddersfield held at Burnley Mooy's Huddersfield held at Burnley
- September 24, 2017

I feel for the referee and I thought he was excellent in the moment. It's for the good of the game ... That's got to go. Then, after that, Kavanagh looked to play the advantage at every opportunity and got any major calls spot on - including the yellow card handed to Rajiv van La Parra for a awful dive in an attempt to win a penalty. (more...)
Myanmar: images show villages still being burned, says Amnesty Myanmar: images show villages still being burned, says Amnesty
- September 24, 2017

India has stepped up security along its largely porous eastern border with Bangladesh and is using pepper spray and stun grenades to block Rohingya Muslims, who are fleeing violence in their homeland of Myanmar, Indian officials said Saturday. (more...)
Raiders game plan vs. Washington Redskins Raiders game plan vs. Washington Redskins
- September 24, 2017

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is learning he can do more with less. "He did more [Thursday] so the pain is becoming manageable", Redskins coach Jay Gruden said. The Redskins have allowed 50 points in their two-game split with the Philadelphia Eagles and Los Angeles Rams . My weekly tradition of predicting the outcome of each Washington Redskins game has become increasingly hard over the past two years. (more...)
The Price is Right makes history at the wheel Friday The Price is Right makes history at the wheel Friday
- September 24, 2017

Either way, the internet didn't care, and all eyeballs were glued to screens. On Friday, network television's number one-rated daytime series set a record as five $1 spins on the Wheel resulted in a total giveaway of $80,000, stunning viewers and the contestants themselves. (more...)
Maria risk to Outer Banks grows; still warm & dry for SW Va Maria risk to Outer Banks grows; still warm & dry for SW Va
- September 24, 2017

That'll about do it for rain chances for a while as things stay warm and mostly dry next week before a bigger cooldown puts us back in the 70s high temperature-wise next weekend. Maria battered the overseas territory of Turks and Caicos with winds of up to 125mph on Friday, as the storm continued on its path to roll off the east coast of the US. (more...)
North Korea threat urgent and unprecedented, Abe tells UN
- September 24, 2017

In contrast, Japan's Asian rival China, and Russian Federation, have called repeatedly for a return to worldwide diplomacy and talks with North Korea to resolve the crisis over Pyongyang's weapons programs. Abe called for pressure, rather than dialogue, and reiterated that he supported the US pledge to keep all options on the table for dealing with North Korea. (more...)
India calls for 'early comprehensive' United Nations reform India calls for 'early comprehensive' United Nations reform
- September 24, 2017

Her 22-minute speech delivered in Hindi sought to contrast India's progress that is helping the world deal with a multitude of challenges with Pakistan , which she said has become nothing more than a country that exports terrorism. Gambhir noted that Pakistan's current state can be gauged from the fact that Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, a leader of the United Nations designated terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba, is now sought to be legitimised as a leader of a political party. (more...)
Notre Dame cruising past turnover-prone Michigan State Notre Dame cruising past turnover-prone Michigan State
- September 24, 2017

Lewerke carried the load for Michigan State, connecting on 31-of-51 passes for 340 yards - many of them junk - with a touchdown and an interception with nine carries for 56 yards and a fumble. The Spartans were still very much in the game at that point, but they couldn't overcome what happened on the next drive. Notre Dame needed only five plays to push its lead to 28-7, where it would remain until halftime. (more...)
Trump to add sanctions against North Korea Trump to add sanctions against North Korea
- September 24, 2017

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reports that Ri told reporters in NY that a response "could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific". The test also came less than two weeks after North Korea tested what it claimed was a hydrogen bomb , which if true, would be a massive boost for its weapons program. (more...)
India hatching conspiracy against CPEC, development in Pakistan: Qadir Baloch India hatching conspiracy against CPEC, development in Pakistan: Qadir Baloch
- September 24, 2017

India, eastern neighbour of Pakistan, is on fire as it is reflected from its reaction at the annual session of United Nations General Assembly in which it adopted childish name-calling tactic to counter forceful speech of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. (more...)
Baker Mayfield reminds Baylor who daddy is, threatens to spank them Baker Mayfield reminds Baylor who daddy is, threatens to spank them
- September 24, 2017

That performance included letting Liberty's QB score a touchdown on a busted play, when he miscommunicated with his running back and probably would've been sacked by a competitive FBS defense. Smith followed by connecting with Tony Nicholson on a two-point pass that cut Oklahoma's lead to three points. But Martin's 36-yard field goal attempt sailed wide left. (more...)
China slashes trade ties with North Korea; cuts gas, iron ore imports China slashes trade ties with North Korea; cuts gas, iron ore imports
- September 24, 2017

A magnitude 3.5 quake was recorded in North Korea Saturday evening, and officials were trying to determine whether it was a natural tremor or a nuclear blast. A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva, on October 2, 2014. Since time immemorial, Chinese leaders have always been considered North Korea's diplomatic protectors but now express increasing frustration with the government of Kim Jong Un. (more...)
No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles
- September 24, 2017

North Korea has repeatedly demanded that the United States and South Korea call off joint exercises, which Pyongyang view as provocative. China accounts of about 90 percent North Korea's trade, according to The Associated Press. "It's time that China stand up to those businesses and say enough is enough". South Korea calls North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's direct rebuke of President Donald Trump a "reckless provocation" that would deepen his country's global isolation and lead to its ... (more...)
Tillerson won't disclose Trump's Iran decision
- September 24, 2017

It threatened to fire multiple missiles into the ocean off Guam but did not do so. "Today, I'm announcing a new executive order I just signed that significantly expands our authorities to target individuals, companies, financial institutions that finance and facilitate trade with North Korea", Trump declared. (more...)

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