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Tehran considers Trump's new travel ban on Iran insulting Tehran considers Trump's new travel ban on Iran insulting
- September 26, 2017

Trump has called the Iran deal an "embarrassment" to the USA and made clear his preference to scrap the agreement and replace it with one that also constrains Iran's ballistic missile program and has indefinite restrictions on its nuclear program (some provisions in the current deal sunset after 10-15 years). (more...)
Pakistan, Russia special forces start joint exercise Pakistan, Russia special forces start joint exercise
- September 26, 2017

The 2017 Joint Sea Drills, involving four major fleets of China and Russian Federation, were divided into two stages and held separately. Special Forces of Pakistan and Russian armies started a two-week long joint counter-terrorism exercise in in Russia's Minralney Vody on Monday. (more...)
White House denies Trump `declaration of war´ on North Korea White House denies Trump `declaration of war´ on North Korea
- September 26, 2017

Alarm over Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs dominated this year's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, amid fears the heated rhetoric could accidentally trigger a war. "I don't think that there's anything inevitable about this current circumstance", she said. "It's never appropriate for a country to shoot down another country's aircraft when it's over worldwide waters", she said. (more...)
European ambassadors to USA back Iran nuclear pact European ambassadors to USA back Iran nuclear pact
- September 26, 2017

However, Tehran counters the allegation of violating the sanctions by insisting on the fact that missiles are not carrying any nuclear warheads. It wasn't immediately clear whether Trump had made a final decision to continue complying with the Iran nuclear deal, under which Tehran agreed to curb its nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of worldwide sanctions. (more...)
Kushner used personal email to conduct WH business Kushner used personal email to conduct WH business
- September 26, 2017

Lowell said Kushner, who is Jewish and Trump's son-in-law, forwarded the messages though his official White House account in order to create an official record. Lowell added that the email exchanges were typically initiated when someone else emailed Kushner on his personal email, rather than his official one. (more...)
Starmer: We'll act in the national interest on European Union, not political gain
- September 26, 2017

Speaking at a Labour Movement for Europe fringe event at the party's annual conference in Brighton, Starmer said: "What I'm hoping is that there'll be a general election before these negotiations are over so we can take over the negotiations and we can fight for the sort of relationship with Europe we can believe in". (more...)
Supreme Court Cancels Travel Ban Hearing Date, Orders Both Sides to Reassess Supreme Court Cancels Travel Ban Hearing Date, Orders Both Sides to Reassess
- September 26, 2017

Venezuela's restrictions narrowly apply to that nation's government officials who are responsible for traveler screening and those officials' immediate relatives. It would be a smart move, no doubt. Administration officials deny that any of the bans were aimed at Muslims, saying they are based on security concerns about visitors from countries with failing or weak governments. (more...)
West Bank settlement: 3 Israelis murdered in shooting, stabbing attack West Bank settlement: 3 Israelis murdered in shooting, stabbing attack
- September 26, 2017

According to police, the assailant arrived at the rear entrance of the settlement and opened fire at a group of security officers who were opening the back path to Palestinian workers. According to an AFP toll, since October 2015, a wave of unrest in the area has killed at least 295 Palestinians or Arab Israelis, 50 Israelis, two Americans, two Jordanians, an Eritrean, a Sudanese and a Briton. (more...)
Shooting Near Residence of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Shooting Near Residence of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
- September 26, 2017

President Duterte wasn't at his residence at the time of the shooting and an official statement is still awaited. Duterte won the presidency with a wide margin past year on a promise to eradicate crime and corruption. (more...)
Over 57000 flee home as volcano may erupt in Bali Over 57000 flee home as volcano may erupt in Bali
- September 26, 2017

He says more than 560 volcanic earthquakes were recorded on Monday, majority shallow. Thousands are now living in temporary shelters at town halls and schools after authorities imposed a 12km (7.5-mile) exclusion zone around the mountain. (more...)
Iran Iran "Successfully" Launches Ballistic Missile, TV Reports
- September 26, 2017

After a thaw in relations between the United States and Iran under President Barack Obama, the Trump administration said in February it was putting Iran "on notice " for its ballistic missile tests. He condemned the country' s government calling it a " corrupt dictatorship " and a " murderous regime ". In doing so, he validated North Korea's repeated assertion that it fears that the United States is out to "totally destroy North Korea", and therefore is justified to squander its ... (more...)
Israel Condemns Latest Iranian Ballistic Missile Test As 'provocation' Israel Condemns Latest Iranian Ballistic Missile Test As 'provocation'
- September 26, 2017

Iran has released footage of the successful test-launch of its new ballistic missile, Khorramshahr, a few hours after it was unveiled during a military parade in the capital city of Tehran. Britain voiced concerns about the latest test. Subsequent western European leaders speaking at the General Assembly firmly insisted that the Iran Nuclear Treaty was still in satisfactory operation and should continue. (more...)
Palace welcomes UNHRC adoption of PH human rights report in Geneva Palace welcomes UNHRC adoption of PH human rights report in Geneva
- September 26, 2017

Malacañang, meanwhile, said the adoption of some recommendations "affirmed [the government's] respect for the dignity of the Filipino people and the protection of the Filipino family". wherein two-year-olds were being raped, wherein mothers were selling their children to feed their drug addiction?" he said. While it is expected that the government "would do its level best to reflect a positive tack to the adoption" of some recommendations, CHR Chairperson Chito Gascon lamented that the move ... (more...)
Iran unveils its new long-range ballistic missile Iran unveils its new long-range ballistic missile
- September 26, 2017

Among the weapons unveiled was a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km, Tasnim News Agency reported. But the USA has argued Iran's missile tests breach a United Nations resolution, which endorsed the nuclear deal. "Iran has never boosted its military might to invade other countries, but Tehran has developed it for defensive [purposes] and to deter aggressors". (more...)
Asian markets tank after N Korea accuses Trump Asian markets tank after N Korea accuses Trump
- September 26, 2017

In the event of North Korea deciding to test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean, Tokyo is not ruling out the possibility that it could be delivered by a ballistic missile flying over Japanese territory, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told a news conference on Friday. (more...)
'Sham' claim in model's kidnap case 'Sham' claim in model's kidnap case
- September 26, 2017

But, at a hearing at London's Westminster Magistrate's Court on Monday, Michael Herba's lawyer George Hepburne Scott said that the Italian authorities hadn't given any details of what he is accused of having done. "It is said she was drugged and kidnapped and a 300,000 euros (355,000 USD) ransom was demanded". After learning that Ayling was a mother, the Black Death Group was said to have canceled the auction. (more...)
New Trump Travel Ban Adds North Korea, Venezuela New Trump Travel Ban Adds North Korea, Venezuela
- September 26, 2017

Although the new standards are based on foreign governments meeting baseline security requirements, opponents of the ban insist the newest ban is still an attack on Muslims . Trump announced changes in the policy and said, "As president, I must act to protect the security and interests of the United States and its people". (more...)
Thousands of powerful aftershocks terrify Mexico amid desperate search for natural disaster survivors Thousands of powerful aftershocks terrify Mexico amid desperate search for natural disaster survivors
- September 26, 2017

Rescue workers continued to search through rubble from Tuesday's quake, but had to suspend some their efforts briefly because of the shaking Saturday, according to Mexico's civil protection agency. Two more earthquakes shook southern Mexico over the weekend as the country is trying to recover from a magnitude 7.1 quake last week that killed more than 320 people. (more...)
Labour gets even softer on European Union trade Labour gets even softer on European Union trade
- September 26, 2017

His comments ratchet up tensions as the Labour Party's splits over the crucial withdrawal talks have burst into the open again over the decision not to hold a vote on Brexit policy. "Let's see if that survives contact with Tory Party conference next week", he declared. But Jean Roberts, from Brent Central Constituency, said Labour must reach out to areas that voted Leave and not "demonise those of us who voted for Brexit". (more...)
Iran claims successful test of missile capable of reaching Israel Iran claims successful test of missile capable of reaching Israel
- September 26, 2017

Fitzpatrick agrees it would be a good idea to extend the Iran nuclear deal to include ballistic missiles, "but it is no good talking about this if the U.S. Rouhani was quoted by Press TV as saying during the military parade on Friday: "We will promote our defensive and military power as much as we deem necessary". (more...)
Twitter explains why it won't remove Trump's North Korea tweet Twitter explains why it won't remove Trump's North Korea tweet
- September 26, 2017

Threats are against Twitter's user guidelines , which forbid tweets that include "threats of violence or promote violence, including threatening or promoting terrorism". Later, a company spokesperson told Recode that Twitter's post was not confirming that Trump's tweet violated its rules. "We need to do better on this, and will", the tweets continued . (more...)
AMANAHRAYA REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST (5127.KL) Reaches Active Mover List
- September 26, 2017

Mason Street Advisors Llc acquired 32,141 shares as Home Bancshares Inc (HOMB)'s stock declined 14.49%. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of $0.62 per share. (NYSE:ARE), 5 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Molina Healthcare had 36 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Oxford student Lavinia Woodward spared jail for knife attack Oxford student Lavinia Woodward spared jail for knife attack
- September 26, 2017

Lavinia Woodward, a 24-year-old medical student at Oxford University , attacked her boyfriend with a bread knife in a drink and drug-fuelled attack. Judge Ian Pringle QC previously said a custodial sentence may be "too severe" because it could ruin Woodward's promising medical career, after she admitted unlawfully wounding Cambridge University student Thomas Fairclough . (more...)
Iran slams Trump for imposing new travel ban after missile test
- September 26, 2017

US President Donald Trump does not have a lot of time to decide on his position; he is left with nearly two weeks before informing the US Congress if Iran is committed to the terms of the deal or not. She linked the deal with Iran's actions in the region, after Iranian forces and militias interfered in conflicts in several countries to impose their influence. (more...)
North Korea says Trump's 'rocket man' insult makes attack on United States inevitable North Korea says Trump's 'rocket man' insult makes attack on United States inevitable
- September 26, 2017

The annual gathering of presidents, prime ministers and monarchs has taken place against a backdrop of a spate of natural disasters - hurricanes that have ravaged the Caribbean and the United States and a major quake in Mexico. "This shouldn't be handled now but I'm going to handle it because we have to handle it". The tweet came after Mr Ri told the United Nations" General Assembly that it was "inevitable" that Pyongyang would fire its rockets at the U.S. (more...)
Terreno Realty Corp (TRNO) Money Flow Index Levels in Focus
- September 26, 2017

SL Green Realty Corporation had a net profit margin of 7.20% and a ROE of 1.43%. the company reported sales of $279.41 M for the period end, compared with brokerage expectations of $281.40 M. Therefore 67% are positive. Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. As per Tuesday, July 18, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. (more...)
Netanyahu Congratulates Germany's Merkel on Reelection, Far-Right Party Places 3rd Netanyahu Congratulates Germany's Merkel on Reelection, Far-Right Party Places 3rd
- September 26, 2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel began coalition building with preliminary results showing her CDU/CSU group as the largest victor, but with its lead cut to 33.5%, the party's worst showing since 1949. Petry was considered a uniter and an AfD moderate but sparked the wrath of right-wing nationalists who sidelined opponents as they gained strength within the party. (more...)
One Quarter of Seattle Cancer Patients Use Medical Cannabis, New Study Reports One Quarter of Seattle Cancer Patients Use Medical Cannabis, New Study Reports
- September 26, 2017

As availability and acceptance of marijuana use continue to increase, many cancer patients will have greater access to marijuana during their cancer treatment . Active users were more likely than people who never used the drug to cite legalization as a reason for using marijuana, the researchers found. Among the active cannabis users in the study, 70% inhaled cannabis or consumed edibles, and 40% used both modalities of cannabis at once. (more...)
Far more trust generals than Trump on North Korea Far more trust generals than Trump on North Korea
- September 26, 2017

The only argument that makes sense-at least to me-is that by unity, these Republican voters actually are referring to Trump's base, which as the polls show, remain solidly united behind this administration despite its ongoing insanity. Only 37% of Americans said they think Trump will responsibly handle North Korea, while 62% said he could not be trusted. Percentage of Americans who trust President Donald Trump either "a great deal" or "a good amount" to responsibly handle the situation with ... (more...)
Far-right party AfD hit by split at the top Far-right party AfD hit by split at the top
- September 26, 2017

With votes still hot in polls, Alternative for Germany (AfD ), party of right ultra-nationalist, has suffered its first fracture after harvesting an unprecedented success in elections of last Sunday. It was also condemned by Jewish groups and Germany's established political parties, but celebrated by Europe's far-right leaders like France's Marine Le Pen and the Netherlands' Geert Wilders. (more...)

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