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TMC leader Mukul Roy quits party working committee TMC leader Mukul Roy quits party working committee
- September 25, 2017

Roy said that he will formally leave the party and quit as member of Parliament after the vacations for Durga Puja. Media reports of a strained relationship between Mukul Roy and the party were doing the rounds as he was reported to have contacts with central BJP leaders. (more...)
Iran vows to boost missile defenses despite U.S. criticism Iran vows to boost missile defenses despite U.S. criticism
- September 25, 2017

If Washington walks out of the agreement, "any choice and any option" are open for Iran "that we see as beneficial to our country, " Rouhani said . President Hassan Rouhani yesterday rejected demands from US President Donald Trump. He insisted Iran's missiles "are exclusively defensive deterrence for the maintenance of regional peace and stability and the prevention of adventurous tendencies of irrational aspirants". (more...)
Trump calls Iran nuclear deal an 'embarrassment' to US Trump calls Iran nuclear deal an 'embarrassment' to US
- September 25, 2017

US President Donald Trump has told the United Nationals General Assembly that the internationally-negotiated nuclear agreement with Iran is an "embarrassment" to the United States, raising question whether he intends to stay in the 2015 accord. (more...)
Philippines vows fair probe after Vietnamese fishermen killed Philippines vows fair probe after Vietnamese fishermen killed
- September 25, 2017

The bodies of the two slain Vietnamese nationals were brought to a morgue, while their five companions were taken into the Bolinao police custody. Such zones extend 200 nautical miles (370 kilometers) where a coastal state has internationally recognized exclusive rights to fish and exploit other sea resources although foreign ships could pass through. (more...)
Ranveer Singh to step into Kapil Dev's shoes for Kabir Khan's next Ranveer Singh to step into Kapil Dev's shoes for Kabir Khan's next
- September 25, 2017

While Vishnu Induri, founder of Celebrity Cricket League and the South Indian International Movie Awards will be producing the project, Kabir Khan of Bajrangi Bhaijaan fame is expected to direct the film based on real events. "Ranveer Singh is playing Kapil Dev's role and it's a bigger movie now". The "Lootera" of a million hearts is all set to play World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev in a film. (more...)
North Korea Says Pacific Test Of Nuclear Warhead Is Possible North Korea Says Pacific Test Of Nuclear Warhead Is Possible
- September 25, 2017

The quake also caps a week in which President Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un exchanged increasingly bellicose insults toward each other and follows a threat on Thursday by the North to carry out a significantly more risky nuclear test. (more...)
Iran Defies US With Test Of Powerful Missile Iran Defies US With Test Of Powerful Missile
- September 25, 2017

Iran has strongly rejected the USA allegations that it has violated the United Nations resolution, and insists that its missile tests and rocket launches are exclusively for defense purposes and not created to carry nuclear warheads, so are not banned under the resolution. (more...)
Steph Curry responds to Trump's comments: 'That's not what leaders do' Steph Curry responds to Trump's comments: 'That's not what leaders do'
- September 25, 2017

Curry had previously expressed reluctance to accept such an invitation, saying on Friday that the Warriors could "send a statement" by refusing to visit the White House. CNN's Jake Tapper wryly tweeted on Saturday that Trump is "focusing like a laser on the major problems of the American people: black professional athletes with opinions". (more...)
Iran Tests New Ballistic Missile: State Media Iran Tests New Ballistic Missile: State Media
- September 25, 2017

Iran says all of its missiles are created to carry conventional warheads only and has limited their range to a maximum of 2,000 kilometres, although commanders say they have the technology to go further. The time or location of the test was not mentioned in the report. The Iran nuclear deal was orchestrated by the Obama administration and put strains on US relations with enemies of Iran, including Israel and Saudi Arabia. (more...)
Over 35000 Evacuated Due to Volcano Alert in Bali, Indonesia Over 35000 Evacuated Due to Volcano Alert in Bali, Indonesia
- September 25, 2017

Bali's worldwide airport in Denpasar, which is used by millions of foreign tourists each year, is now operating as normal, the officials say. A series of eruptions at Mount Agung between 1963 and 1964 killed more than 1,000 people and injured hundreds. (more...)
Republicans reportedly eye corporate tax rate of 20% Republicans reportedly eye corporate tax rate of 20%
- September 25, 2017

Trump's personal income tax rate reductions were largely borrowed from Paul Ryan's plan to reduce the number of tax rates from seven to three. Top White House negotiators and key GOP leaders have agreed on those targets, but apparently President Trump has not. (more...)
Donald Trump has accused Iran of plotting with North Korea Donald Trump has accused Iran of plotting with North Korea
- September 25, 2017

On Saturday, Hatami stressed that Iran will wait for the permission of no country to boost its deterrent power, and will continue to produce different missiles and warfare systems. president had promised to " tear apart ". If he announces that this is not case, n Congress may, réimposer sanctions against Iran. Trump has until mid-October to decide whether to stick to the deal. (more...)
Pep Guardiola warns Manchester City can still improve
- September 25, 2017

Six teams for the title? "We always try to score as many goals as we can for our fans". United lost ground on their fierce rivals in terms of goal difference, but their 1-0 win at Southampton pleased Mourinho because of its hard-fought nature. (more...)
David Davis says the €50bn Brexit divorce bill figure is 'made up' David Davis says the €50bn Brexit divorce bill figure is 'made up'
- September 25, 2017

Negotiations are due to resume on Monday but so far the two sides have not reached agreement on the issues of the rights of European Union and United Kingdom citizens, the financial settlement or the Irish border issue. "European Economic Area membership would mean the United Kingdom having to adopt at home - automatically and in their entirety - new EU rules". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Mrs May's speech appeared to be the product of negotiations within the Tory Party rather than ... (more...)
Will IRAN be next nation to build nuclear bomb
- September 25, 2017

Trump has vowed repeatedly to take a tougher line toward Iran than his predecessor, threatening at various times to renegotiate or even dismantle the nuclear deal, and shoot Iranian boats out of the water if they provoke USA naval vessels in the Persian Gulf. (more...)
Cassie Sainsbury says she can't unlock phone to prove innocence Cassie Sainsbury says she can't unlock phone to prove innocence
- September 25, 2017

Considering that she missed out on a plea deal that would likely have seen her released from prison in about two years, Sainsbury's whole case rests on this being true - that she was coerced into being a drug mule by a man threatening to hurt her family. (more...)
Iran 'successfully' tests ballistic missile with 1200 mile range
- September 25, 2017

Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that such activities were grounds for abandoning their landmark nuclear deal. "Whether you like it or not, we are going to defend the oppressed peoples of Yemen, Palestine and Syria", he said. An Iranian Russian-made s-300 missile is displayed during the annual military parade marking the anniversary of the outbreak of its devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's ... (more...)
New York Jets: Earning their wings against the Dolphins New York Jets: Earning their wings against the Dolphins
- September 25, 2017

Now the Jets are rebuilding. This gives players like Suh a better opportunity to get to the quarterback. It was the first touchdown by a Jets running back this season, a surprising stat for an offense that was supposed to be so reliant on the ground game. (more...)
Mnuchin: NFL players can have the 'First Amendment off the field' Mnuchin: NFL players can have the 'First Amendment off the field'
- September 25, 2017

Trump's comments drew a quick rebuke from some prominent athletes, notable among them National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry, who said that he would not be joining his team, the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, during a (then) planned visit to the White House. (more...)
Iran defies United States by unveiling latest missile during military parade
- September 25, 2017

If he decides that it is not, it could open the way for renewed U.S. sanctions and perhaps the collapse of the agreement. Iran has "successfully" launched a ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km, China's Xinhua news agency reported citing the country's Press TV on Saturday. (more...)
Hurricane Maria moves north; Lee still far from land
- September 25, 2017

The WATE 6 Storm Team says Hurricane Maria has max sustained winds of 120 miles per hour and its making its was north of Turks and Caicos. Your First Alert Weather Team continues to monitor the active 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The storm is moving northward into the western Atlantic Ocean. A new front moving in after Thursday could kick Maria quickly out to sea, minimizing any impacts. (more...)
North Korean natural disaster raises fears of another bomb test North Korean natural disaster raises fears of another bomb test
- September 25, 2017

Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari emphasized the improving situation in the country as USA -backed Iraqi forces have retaken most of the land the extremist Islamic State group seized in 2014. Placards read (L-R) "A global military power", "Be through with the U.S.", "The U.S.is evil's headquarters", "Old foe the U.S". Kim said he is "thinking hard" about his response and that he would "tame the mentally deranged U". (more...)
Trump lashes out on Twitter following McCain's comments on Friday
- September 25, 2017

Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door Sunday to supporting the last-ditch Republican health care bill , leaving her party's drive to uproot President Barack Obama's health care law dangling by an increasingly slender thread. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy , R-La., would give states control over health care by providing them with block grants that expire in 2026. (more...)
Trump's still trying to get the GOP health care bill passed Trump's still trying to get the GOP health care bill passed
- September 25, 2017

Collins and other Republicans have said leaders are considering changing the bill to attract votes. Collins' concerns over Graham-Cassidy have ranged across a host of issues, including the way the bill would end Obamacare subsidies and Medicaid expansion, and instead give states a set amount of funding through block grants. (more...)
N. Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new U.S. travel ban
- September 25, 2017

Sudan, one of six majority-Muslim countries on the original travel ban, was removed from the list, leaving eight nations with complete or partial blocks on travel to the United States. The Administration concluded several countries don't meet standards for information sharing and screening to ensure visitors to the USA don't pose a threat. (more...)
La Justicia recibió el informe de Gendarmería — Nisman La Justicia recibió el informe de Gendarmería — Nisman
- September 25, 2017

Estaban en el barrio. Los expertos determinaron por unanimidad que el disparo se efectuó de derecha a izquierda, de atrás hacia adelante, con un ángulo de 10 a 12 grados, y de abajo hacia arriba. La ex mujer del muerto, Sandra Arroyo Salgado , sí buscó embarrar la cancha desde el minuto 1. ¡Ay, porteños, si esa casi mitad del electorado usara la cabeza y tuviera un poco de memoria, cuánto mejor viviría el país y ellos mismos! Además tenía golpes en el cuerpo que nunca habían sido ... (more...)
Kushner used private email for White House business Kushner used private email for White House business
- September 25, 2017

Mr. Kushner exchanged fewer than 100 emails from his personal account with White House colleagues, said Abbe Lowell, his lawyer. Among the officials that Kushner had corresponded with included former chief of staff Reince Priebus, former chief strategist Steve Bannon, and chief economic advisor Gary Cohn. (more...)
Death Toll in Mexico Quake Rises to 295, Search for Survivors Continues Death Toll in Mexico Quake Rises to 295, Search for Survivors Continues
- September 25, 2017

But trapped survivors have been known to hang on for many days more, including after a massive quake that hit Mexico City in 1985, killing more than 10,000 people. After the initial quake Tuesday, she had found herself struggling to breathe as others tried to calm her. "I walk through these streets every day and you never imagine something like this would happen". (more...)
Man United's Phil Jones: 'We didn't play well' in win against Southampton Man United's Phil Jones: 'We didn't play well' in win against Southampton
- September 25, 2017

The Belgium global, who netted 25 goals last season for Everton , scored his sixth Premier League goal of the season to give United a hard-fought victory at Southampton . "It was a hard game but I am really happy". Antonio will likely retain his spot at right-back after scoring a screamer against the Toffees last weekend while in the heart of defence, Jose Mourinho will likely stick to the Phil Jones and Eric Bailly partnership which has been impressive so far this season. (more...)
New natural disaster of 6.2 magnitude felt in Mexico as rescue efforts continue New natural disaster of 6.2 magnitude felt in Mexico as rescue efforts continue
- September 25, 2017

Mexico City did not appear to have sustained significant damage in the earlier and stronger of Saturday's two quakes, but warning sirens sounded, interrupting rescue operations at some of the dozens of buildings that collapsed from Tuesday's natural disaster. (more...)

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