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North Korea Says Trump Has North Korea Says Trump Has "Declared War." How Worried Should We Be?
- September 25, 2017

Tensions have dramatically risen on the Korean peninsula after North Korea early this month conducted its biggest nuclear test, which its state-run KCNA news agency described as a hydrogen bomb. The president also said he would "totally destroy" North Korea if the USA had to defend itself or its allies. According to the USA, the flights extended "farther north of the Demilitarized Zone than any US fighter or bomber had gone off the North Korean coast in the 21 century". (more...)
Newest health care proposal fails moral test Newest health care proposal fails moral test
- September 25, 2017

It is leaving those with pre-existing conditions vulnerable to costly premiums. Numerous people we serve rely on Medicaid to obtain vital services including medical care, care management, transportation, mental health and substance abuse treatment. (more...)
Latest Earthquake in Mexico Kills at Least 2 People Latest Earthquake in Mexico Kills at Least 2 People
- September 25, 2017

According to official counts, over sixty buildings collapsed or were left with significant damages, marking them as unsafe and threatening conditions for rescue workers and residents. "Homes that were still standing just fell down", Cruz said. Search efforts could last for at least two more weeks . Frida has become in recent days the mascot of the rescue workers and a true icon in Mexico . (more...)
Train surfer arrested after holding on to carriage at 70mph Train surfer arrested after holding on to carriage at 70mph
- September 25, 2017

Public Transport Authority officers arrested the man when the train arrived at its next stop at Stirling station. By the time PTA officials responded, the train was about to stop at Glendalough station. Hynes said it was the first time the PTA has been made aware of a train surfer during the act itself, because footage of the incidents generally only get posted online after the event. (more...)
Turnout high as Kurds defy threats to hold independence vote Turnout high as Kurds defy threats to hold independence vote
- September 25, 2017

Final results are expected within 72 hours. Meanwhile, the governorate of Kirkuk declared an overnight curfew as tension simmered following the referendum on independence. Among other measures, the parliament also voted on blocking all the border crossing points in all directions, including between the region and the rest of Iraq, the channel said without giving further details about how to block the crossing points with Iran and Turkey . (more...)
North Korea's Foreign Minister Accuses Trump of Declaring War
- September 25, 2017

On Thursday, Trump announced more economic sanctions against the impoverished and isolated country, targeting foreign companies that deal with the North. Ri referred to Trump's tweet Saturday that said: "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" During a campaign rally for Alabama Sen. (more...)
Bound QEW closed at Burlington Skyway due to fatal crash Bound QEW closed at Burlington Skyway due to fatal crash
- September 25, 2017

It is not clear if anyone else was injured and the cause of the crash is under investigation. The OPP said their collision reconstruction team is on scene to determine the cause of the collision. "It is going to be a slow driving anywhere in that area right now". Metrolinx spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins said there were GO bus delays due to the skyway closure as well. (more...)
Airlines still struggling to get flights into devastated Puerto Rico Airlines still struggling to get flights into devastated Puerto Rico
- September 25, 2017

Restoration efforts to some critical facilities are underway. The emotional moment Sarykarmen Rivera got a call from her parents in Puerto Rico. "I need to get there today", Mayor Oscar Santiago told The Associated Press. Lopez is also collaborating with singer (and her ex-husband) Marc Antony, baseball player and current signifcant other Alex Rodriguez , Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban , and Dallas Mavericks player J.J. (more...)
Chelsea Manning barred from entering Canada Chelsea Manning barred from entering Canada
- September 25, 2017

Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison, and transitioned to female during her time in a military prison. Committing a crime elsewhere that would carry a maximum sentence of at least 10 years in Canada is grounds for a person to be denied entry, the document said. (more...)
Taoiseach Heads To London To Meet Theresa May Taoiseach Heads To London To Meet Theresa May
- September 25, 2017

Leo Varadkar will be joined by Irish legend Brian O'Driscoll, Ireland captain Niamh Briggs, bid chairman Dick Spring, Minister Shane Ross and Philip Browne of the IRFU. Before the meeting Mrs May said: "There are some key issues for us at the moment". One of the trickiest issues brought up by Britain leaving the European Union is how it will affect the now seamless movement of people and goods between the Republic of Ireland, which is an European Union member, and British-ruled Northern ... (more...)
White House 'Planning' on Health Care Vote This Week White House 'Planning' on Health Care Vote This Week
- September 25, 2017

The White House scrambled last week to win over Republicans skeptical of the so-called Graham-Cassidy bill, with Trump himself telephoning lawmakers and state governors seeking to tilt the scales in favor of the bill. John McCain announced he wouldn't back the proposal. Lisa Murkowski , saying that people in her state are "angry" about the current health law. And his "no" vote has meant a likely death blow to the bill. (more...)
Virginia woman bitten by copperhead while walking into restaurant Virginia woman bitten by copperhead while walking into restaurant
- September 25, 2017

She was in the foyer of the LongHorn Steakhouse when an 8-inch venomous copperhead snake struck and bit her three times on her feet and toes, according to the Free Lance Star local newspaper . Clem called the rescue squad as Myrick stood crying and screaming in disbelief. "There's very little that I can do". I can't work. I can't take my kids anywhere. (more...)
Trump gives a blunt and serious speech at UN Trump gives a blunt and serious speech at UN
- September 25, 2017

President Trump made major headlines with his blunt talk about North Korea in his speech Tuesday. Trump called out the rogue regimes represented at the United Nations and "have hijacked the very systems that are supposed to advance them". (more...)
Narendra Modi forms Economic Advisory Council with Bibek Debroy as chief Narendra Modi forms Economic Advisory Council with Bibek Debroy as chief
- September 25, 2017

The decision was announced on Monday amid speculations regarding Modi announcing a boost package to overcome the ongoing slowdown of economy. Bibek Debroy, the vice chairman of Niti Aayog has been appointed as the Chairman of this economic review body. (more...)
UN Reveals 'Grave' Rights Abuses in Russia-Annexed Crimea UN Reveals 'Grave' Rights Abuses in Russia-Annexed Crimea
- September 25, 2017

These and other actions highlighted in the report have taken place in violation of worldwide humanitarian and human rights law. Thousands of Crimean residents who had refused to live under Russian jurisdiction had left for mainland Ukraine, Frazer said, while "tens of thousands more became foreigners, and as a result, faced significant hardship" either because they rejected or did not qualify for Russian citizenship. (more...)
Ajinkya Rahane receives letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ajinkya Rahane receives letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi
- September 25, 2017

Earlier this week, Modi had written personal letters to celebrities, industrialists and noted personalities to enlist their support for the initiative. Indian opener Ajinkya Rahane has faced the backlash of fans on Twitter for promoting the "Swachhata Hi Seva" drive of the Indian Government. It read, "Leading up to Gandhi Jayanti on Oct 2, join "Swachhata Hi Seva" movement and dedicate some time for the cause of #MyCleanIndia". (more...)
ISIS militants killed by six US air strikes in Libya ISIS militants killed by six US air strikes in Libya
- September 25, 2017

The command said the air strikes were conducted on Friday, in coordination with Libya's Government of National Accord, hitting a desert camp 150 miles (240 kilometers) southeast of the city of Sirte. Khalifa Haftar, which controls much of the country's east, including the area where the most recent drone strikes against ISIS took place. The early January sorties targeted two camps IS camps outside Sirte. (more...)
Donations for Mexican quake victims Donations for Mexican quake victims
- September 25, 2017

He says residents and neighbors have maintained a good relationship with the navy and civil defense authorities running the search operation at the site. "These are the places where rescue efforts continue", said Mancera, ticking off locations in central and southern portions of the metropolis. It's one of a dwindling number of collapse sites where crews still have hopes of finding people alive. (more...)
Violent crime rising throughout US, FBI says Violent crime rising throughout US, FBI says
- September 25, 2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been insisting that last year's crime increase was not a blip. Mr Sessions tied the Chicago crime rate in a recent speech to a sense of "undermined" respect for police officers, as well as the city's policies on undocumented immigrants. (more...)
Ruth Davidson 'backed plot to oust Theresa May' after election Ruth Davidson 'backed plot to oust Theresa May' after election
- September 25, 2017

In a 4am text message the day after the election, the Chancellor is said to have indicated to the Foreign Secretary that he was prepared to back Mr Johnson if he ran for the leadership. "I think we owe it to the British people to focus on that job in hand and get us through to a Brexit that is good for Britain and good for Britain's future". (more...)
Labour conference: Brexit differences won't ruin the party Labour conference: Brexit differences won't ruin the party
- September 25, 2017

Instead, Labour's Brexit position will be signed off by the party's ruling National Executive Committee , giving members and MPs no say in the matter. "In that way, we can achieve a compromise within the community which gains us the benefits of the European Union as it were and overcome some of the perceived disbenefits". (more...)
Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies
- September 25, 2017

According to a criminal report , Chaney Jr., 23, was caught by Dante committing a lewd act on Danae , Dante's 7-year-old sister. Dante's grieving grandmother, Monique Brown , said the young boy was trying to save his sister when he was attacked by Chaney Jnr. (more...)
Trump widens travel ban to include North Korea, Venezuela and Chad Trump widens travel ban to include North Korea, Venezuela and Chad
- September 25, 2017

Iraq is deemed to be troubled, but it won't face severe restrictions as a reward to that government for cooperating with the U.S. Those requirements were shared in July with foreign governments, which had 50 days to make improvements if needed, the White House said. (more...)
North Korea Says Trump's Threats Are A 'Declaration Of War' North Korea Says Trump's Threats Are A 'Declaration Of War'
- September 25, 2017

Plaza Hotel, in New York, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. This applied even when they were not in North Korean airspace. "His insane behavior clearly proves that the road chosen by ourselves was definitely right", the report added, referring to the country's decision to develop nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles to counter the U.S. (more...)
Bannon to conservatives: Fear 'corrupt' GOP establishment Bannon to conservatives: Fear 'corrupt' GOP establishment
- September 25, 2017

Louis Airport for the annual Eagle Council. "His leadership of the Trump 2016 campaign showed us not only that he is a true movement conservative, but that he knows how to cut through the establishment "kingmaker" clutter and message directly to the American people", Martin said in a news release, according to the Associated Press. (more...)
Labour pledges to cut credit card debt with new law Labour pledges to cut credit card debt with new law
- September 25, 2017

The Tories are stuck in the Victorian era - we are determined to embrace the possibilities of technological change. "But we will go further". I can tell you today, it's what you've been calling for. But he didn't outline how this would be done, or whether the taxpayer would foot the bill for the cost of the existing contracts. The Labour Party has pledged to bring a legislation which will restrict the interest amount which could be charged on debts due to credit card use. (more...)
Far-right party entry into parliament poses 'big challenge': Merkel Far-right party entry into parliament poses 'big challenge': Merkel
- September 25, 2017

Merkel should be considered the victor, with her party the Christian Democrats (CDU) and their allies the Christian Social Union having won more than 32.5 percent of the vote, she would have a hard time forming a new government. But AfD supporters cheered as the exit poll results were announced and co-leader Alexander Gauland vowed they would change the country. Mrs Merkel failed to secure a ruling majority and now the process of coalition building will begin and could take ... (more...)
Unilever share price: Group to buy Carver Korea for €2.27bn Unilever share price: Group to buy Carver Korea for €2.27bn
- September 25, 2017

In April private equity group Bain Capital - which now holds a stake in Carver - invested $816m in Hugel, the South Korean biopharma group. Carver, which has become the fastest-growing skincare business in South Korea through sales of its brand, AHC, delivered sales of 321 million euros and EBITDA of 137 million euros in 2016. (more...)
Trump Administration Revises Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority Countries Trump Administration Revises Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority Countries
- September 25, 2017

According to a New York Times report on Sunday, the new order is more far-reaching than the President's original travel ban , imposing permanent restrictions on travel, rather than the 90-day suspension that Trump authorised soon after taking office. (more...)
Trump does not want nuclear war with NK: Mnuchin Trump does not want nuclear war with NK: Mnuchin
- September 25, 2017

Meanwhile, a new poll yesterday found that an overwhelming majority of United States citizens oppose a preemptive strike on North Korea and most Americans trust U.S. But there is room for even more sanctions, Sen. To try to get the North to give up its nuclear weapons, 32 percent support Washington offering Pyongyang financial incentives, 39 percent support bombing North Korean targets, 43 percent support agreeing to stop joint military exercises with South Korea and 76 percent support ... (more...)

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