World Media


Nikki Haley slams Russian Federation over shielding Iran from IAEA inspections Nikki Haley slams Russian Federation over shielding Iran from IAEA inspections
- September 29, 2017

Iran may abandon the nuclear deal it reached with six major powers if the United States decides to withdraw from it, its foreign minister told Qatar's Al-Jazeera TV in NY. Russian Federation maintains that the IAEA has no authority under Section T, fueling concerns among the United States and its allies that an agreement depicted as watertight contains several loopholes. (more...)
NIA summons Kashmir MLA for questioning NIA summons Kashmir MLA for questioning
- September 29, 2017

According to NIA sources, Rashid, known for making controversial statements on the floor of the assembly, including in support of a plebiscite and sympathising with Hizbul Mujahideen and Zakir Musa (of Ansar Gazawatul-Hind, al-Qaida's Kashmir cell), came under the scanner during the agency's probe into the links of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Watali, one of the 10 people arrested in the case. (more...)
UN chief: Myanmar violence could spread, displace more Rohingya UN chief: Myanmar violence could spread, displace more Rohingya
- September 29, 2017

This week the Human Rights Council has an opportunity to adopt a resolution that would establish an worldwide, independent mechanism to investigate mass atrocities and other violations of global law in Yemen. Rakhine is important with its natural resources and coastal location and, as China is not directly affected by the refugee crisis, it has less to lose than others in standing by Aung San Suu Kyi and her government. (more...)
Hurricanes Lee and Maria remnants to hit United Kingdom and Ireland Hurricanes Lee and Maria remnants to hit United Kingdom and Ireland
- September 29, 2017

But the waters of the North Atlantic are too cool to sustain a hurricane, so they lose their source of energy and rapidly weaken. Met √Čireann says there will be unsettled weather with ex-Hurricanes Lee and Maria in the Atlantic "making details uncertain" over Ireland. (more...)
US Judge Says Movement of Black Matter Lives Cannot Be Processed US Judge Says Movement of Black Matter Lives Cannot Be Processed
- September 29, 2017

Mckesson was among hundreds of protesters arrested near Baton Rouge and in other US cities, where protests erupted over Sterling's death and the police shooting death of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. In the lawsuit, the officer charged McKesson should have known the protests "would become violent". The officer alleged in the lawsuit that he was hit in the face by concrete or a "rock like substance", causing him to lose teeth and sustain injuries to his jaw and brain. (more...)
Banaras Hindu University gets its first female proctor Banaras Hindu University gets its first female proctor
- September 29, 2017

The BHU today appointed its first woman chief proctor after her predecessor resigned taking moral responsibility for the recent violence on the campus. According to media reports, Royana is the chairman of the Women's Grievance Cell of the BHU. "So far, nothing of this sort has been communicated to me". (more...)
India and Afghanistan sign MoU on police training India and Afghanistan sign MoU on police training
- September 29, 2017

Earlier, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence, where both leaders reaffirmed the strength and closeness of the multifaceted strategic partnership. Meanwhile, sources indicate Abdullah Abdullah held an important meeting with National Security Advisor of India Ajit Doval to discuss security demands of Afghanistan. (more...)
Jon Huntsman confirmed as United States ambassador to Russian Federation Jon Huntsman confirmed as United States ambassador to Russian Federation
- September 29, 2017

U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft completed his diplomatic mission in Moscow, the embassy said. "No surprise my dad made it through senate confirmation unanimously tonight", she wrote on Twitter and Instagram. "I am enthusiastically supporting this nominee and hoping we can get him to Moscow as soon as possible", Sen. USA diplomats said Huntsman planned to arrive in Moscow by next Tuesday even with approval by the full Senate still pending, but his powers as an ambassador would be ... (more...)
More New Yorkers ready for Puerto Rico emergency-aid tour More New Yorkers ready for Puerto Rico emergency-aid tour
- September 29, 2017

Planes are leaving, just not enough to clear the terminal any time soon. Eighteen round-trip commercial passenger flights are scheduled Wednesday, according to the company that manages the airport. On the drive through San Juan, you can see the struggle. Instead, he's told evacuees that have scheduled worldwide travel in the future to set up payment arrangements and show proof of their upcoming travel to get their passport back . (more...)
More 'Strategic' Military Assets to be Sent to SKorea More 'Strategic' Military Assets to be Sent to SKorea
- September 29, 2017

Army helicopter around the heavily armed inter-Korean border, killing one of the pilots and capturing the other. On Saturday, the USA flew bombers off North Korea's eastern coast in a show of force . In a separate speech on Thursday, Moon said cooperation with the worldwide community to curb the North's nuclear ambitions was at its highest ever and called for the strengthening of South Korea-U.S. (more...)
Democrats Bash the Pro-Union Jones Act Democrats Bash the Pro-Union Jones Act
- September 29, 2017

But Bossert said a "business model" is being implemented in Puerto Rico where federal officials are now being stationed in local municipalities, including with mayors and water and electricity authorities, to ensure better communication. But the DHS official said Jones Act exemptions are based exclusively on the interest of national defense. Cornelio also said that the number of open gas stations has increased from about 400 to 676. (more...)
O'Reilly: McCain's vote against Obamacare repeal was personal O'Reilly: McCain's vote against Obamacare repeal was personal
- September 29, 2017

At a campaign event in 2015, Trump specifically called out New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski , who suffers from arthrogryposis. Trump is also no stranger to mocking impersonations. Meanwhile news outlets are reporting on Trump's five student deferments so he wouldn't have to serve in the Vietnam War. "There's not one Democrat who would vote to repeal Obamacare". (more...)
Russian Federation to destroy last chemical weapons on Wednesday, ahead of schedule Russian Federation to destroy last chemical weapons on Wednesday, ahead of schedule
- September 29, 2017

US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. It says over 96 per cent of the stockpiles declared by the conventions 192 participants have been destroyed. Putin noted that Russian Federation wrapped up the destruction of its chemical weapons stockpiles ahead of schedule, adding that the effort underlined the nation's commitment to nonproliferation efforts. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian's Long and Sometimes Bumpy Road to Motherhood Khloe Kardashian's Long and Sometimes Bumpy Road to Motherhood
- September 29, 2017

That Kim may have hired a surrogate at all wasn't surprising to begin with; she's been public about her prior hard pregnancies with North and Saint , and the life-threatening conditions she endured while carrying them. " Tristan and I are both Christians; we go to church, we pray, we're vocal about God and spirituality", she said. According to the " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " star, she's definitely in the best relationship with Tristan that she's ever been in. (more...)
Dozens across Mass. arrested by feds on immigration violations Dozens across Mass. arrested by feds on immigration violations
- September 29, 2017

Earlier this month, ICE had reportedly planned on conducting a massive, nationwide raid known as Operation Mega, targeting some 8,400 undocumented immigrants across the U.S. The release noted that 18 of the 498 people arrested were gang members or have gang affiliations. Among those taken into custody in Philly was a man from the Dominican Republic who had entered the United States illegally and previously had been convicted of a firearms offense. (more...)
S.Korea expects more provocative acts by N.Korea in mid-October
- September 29, 2017

There are now eight countries which have full or partial restrictions on the new stopping list of the United States. "So this sounds like another attempt by North Korea to "deter by bluster" US actions the regime does not like". The United States regularly sends aircraft carriers, as well as Los Angeles-class submarines, to South Korea during annual joint military exercises. (more...)
Trump is charging Puerto Rican hurricane victims to be evacuated
- September 29, 2017

Col. Jamie Davis said on September 27, according to the Pentagon, that due to the "changing scope and conditions" in Puerto Rico, the USA military is moving from a short-term sea-based response to a "predominantly land-based effort created to provide robust, longer term support". (more...)
Conservatives applaud Trump's nominees to the 5th Circuit Conservatives applaud Trump's nominees to the 5th Circuit
- September 29, 2017

Twitter aside, Willett first attracted widespread attention in 2015 for a concurrence that he wrote in the case Patel v. Texas Department of Licensing , in which he urged courts to apply great scrutiny to government regulation of economic activity. (more...)
More than 100 people protest Trump's arrival near Indiana State Fairgrounds More than 100 people protest Trump's arrival near Indiana State Fairgrounds
- September 29, 2017

President Donald Trump waves after arriving on Air Force One, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Indianapolis. While announcing his tax reform proposal in Indianapolis, the president said businesses throughout America are watching what in has done to improve the state's economy. (more...)
Seoul urges United States to avoid 'further escalation' with North Korea Seoul urges United States to avoid 'further escalation' with North Korea
- September 29, 2017

In the same seminar, former United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon called on South Korean companies to focus on their businesses as South Korea and its major ally the US overwhelm the North in military preparedness. South Korea is pushing to regain wartime OPCON of its troops from the USA decades after handing it over to the US -led United Nations forces during the 1950-53 Korean War. (more...)
'Hamilton' creator pens song for Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

The city, Salvation Army, American Airlines and Office of Emergency Management recently coordinated sending a plane with 31,000 pounds of food, water and supplies to the island - but more is still urgently needed, Padgett said . "All I can say is help", she said. Every day, every hour, the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico grows worse. "Without even hearing the song, everyone's joined in", he said. (more...)
Rauner Signs Bill Ensuring Abortion Access In Illinois Rauner Signs Bill Ensuring Abortion Access In Illinois
- September 29, 2017

The Sun-Times reported that in April, Rauner, who is pro-choice, said he didn't support the bill due to "sharp divisions of opinion of taxpayer funding of abortion". Wade be overturned by the Supreme Court. Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would sign a bill created to keep abortion legal in IL should it be threatened federally while expanding the use of taxpayer money to pay for them, despite the Republican governor's vow to veto the measure in May . (more...)
Ben Stokes: England all-rounder arrested in Bristol Ben Stokes: England all-rounder arrested in Bristol
- September 29, 2017

Berry, now retired as Victoria captain, was with former Australian Test player David Hookes when he died from a king-hit in January 2004. Ben Stokes was arrested on Monday morning following the incident in Bristol but was released late in the night without charges. (more...)
National Football League owners 'afraid of their players' - Donald Trump National Football League owners 'afraid of their players' - Donald Trump
- September 29, 2017

After Martin stated that Trump's attacks on National Football League players for protesting racial injustice had helped create a conversation and that we had seen progress already with the gestures of solidarity by National Football League teams, he added that people just want to see more respect for the anthem . (more...)
Turkey stops flights and threatens blockage of Kurdish Autonomous Region Turkey stops flights and threatens blockage of Kurdish Autonomous Region
- September 29, 2017

Read the whole story from The Washington Post . "The decision made by Baghdad is wrong and illegal", said Talar Farq, director of Erbil International Airport. Turkey fears the referendum, which was overwhelmingly approved, could fuel support for separatism in its southeastern region, and has threatened economic and military measures in response. (more...)
Iran To Boost Military Cooperation With Iraq After Kurdish Vote Iran To Boost Military Cooperation With Iraq After Kurdish Vote
- September 29, 2017

An overwhelming "yes" vote had been widely expected from the electorate of 4.58 million. The State Department said it was "deeply disappointed" the vote had gone ahead. Turkey has its own sizeable Kurdish minority and fears separatist aspirations growing from the vote as it already battles against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) which has bases in northern Iraq . (more...)
Puerto Rico's aid is trapped in thousands of shipping containers Puerto Rico's aid is trapped in thousands of shipping containers
- September 29, 2017

Furthermore, the Jones Act's stipulations affect some parts of the United States more than others - particularly regions that are not part of the continental US, such as Puerto Rico, Guam, Hawaii and Alaska, Grennes explained. "And we have a lot of ships out there right now". "Much needed cargo has been delivered to the port, and an armada of US and foreign vessels continues to arrive", the group said in a statement , adding, "the problem at the port is a lack of trucks and delivery ... (more...)
Bustling Stock in Focus: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)
- September 29, 2017

The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to "Neutral" on Tuesday, September 8. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)'s stock had its "buy" rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a research report issued on Monday, September 18th. (more...)
South Korea: Taking military helm will scare the North
- September 29, 2017

Last week, in his first speech to the General Assembly, Mr Trump vowed to " totally destroy " North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. and it allies. Hours after U.S. war planes flew the closest they have been to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea this century, Mr Ri told the UN: "None other than Trump himself is on a suicide mission". (more...)
Rick Pitino Identified As 'Coach-2' In FBI Report Rick Pitino Identified As 'Coach-2' In FBI Report
- September 29, 2017

Given the involvement of the FBI , Everett said he was expecting the news to come down today that Jurich and Pitino were fired . This is not the first investigation into Louisville . While the University of Louisville nor any Louisville coaches have been formally accused , the school made a decision to fire Pitino today, as well as athletic director Tom Jurich . (more...)

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