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Russian Federation refuses to budge on N. Korea

Russian Federation refuses to budge on N. Korea Putin's comments about North Korea justifiably fearing for its own "security" sound like a tacit endorsement of Pyongyang's demands for an end to joint U.S. While Trump didn't rule out an attack on the regime when asked by a reporter on Sunday, the focus of his tweets and remarks by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were on sanctions. [Full Article...]

Activist's wife arrives in China to attend his trial

Activist's wife arrives in China to attend his trial Despite little information from Chinese authorities, the case has gripped Taiwan amid already strained relations with China. Fan Chih-cheng (范值誠), the lawyer retained by the government on Lee Ching-yu's behalf, said he was there to advise her on legal matters, but would not represent her husband in China. [Full Article...]

New information on Hurricane Irma's impact

New information on Hurricane Irma's impact As of the 5 a.m. Monday update, Irma's sustained winds are now coming in at 75 miles per hour with higher gusts as it travels north-northwest at 18 miles per hour. Rain chances Tuesday night and Wednesday are 60 percent. "It's definitely going to be windy, and it's definitely going to be rainy", Amin said. Between 3 and 5 inches of rain can be expected, with higher isolated amounts. [Full Article...]

Ravindra Jadeja - Rested or Dropped?

Ravindra Jadeja - Rested or Dropped? After Virat Kohli-led team India made the world record by beating Sri Lanka with 9-0, the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) announced the 16 members Indian squad for first three ODIs against Australia on 10 September. The cheapest tickets for what will be just the third ODI in Chennai since 2011 were 1200 rupee (around $23 AUD) while seats in the hospitality boxes were on sale f... [Full Article...]

Jordan attends first OIC summit on science, technology

Jordan attends first OIC summit on science, technology The two day-summit aimed at taking a unified and collective position of the ICC decision- makers towards promotion of science and technology to affirm the Islamic world desire to encourage scientific and technological development. The occasion "will provide opportunities to review bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest", the handout said. [Full Article...]

US Navy SEALs training South Korean 'assassination' squad to take out Kim

Thank goodness we have Dennis Rodman , a.k.a. The Worm , to serve as an intermediary and voice of reason. "I've always said I'm not a politician, at all", Rodman continued. With tensions brewing between the leaders of the United States and North Korea, one man believes he can help keep the peace. If Dennis Rodman thinks that stopping a nuclear crisis is no more hard than containing Shaqu... [Full Article...]

USA calls for Monday vote on North Korea sanctions

USA calls for Monday vote on North Korea sanctions North Korea's most influential newspaper, Rodong Sinmun , in its front page praised the country for becoming an "invincible nuclear power" after having succeeded in possessing an atomic bomb, a hydrogen bomb and even an intercontinental ballistic missile. [Full Article...]

Britain calls for new sanctions on North Korea

Britain calls for new sanctions on North Korea Members of the U.N. Security Council met on Monday to address the growing threat from North Korea following its claimed successful test of a nuclear bomb. "If the mountain collapses and the hole is exposed, it will let out many bad things", Wang said, as quoted by the South China Morning Post. The aim of stronger sanctions was to draw North Korea into dialogue, he said. [Full Article...]

Three killed in firing on vehicle in Quetta

Three killed in firing on vehicle in Quetta The injured were shifted to civil hospital, where the child succumbed to his wounds. The attackers used the automatic weapons for killing them, while two members of the family escaped unhurt, Kuchlak Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) Tanvir Shah said. [Full Article...]

PSG star Marco Verratti out to banish Nou Camp nightmare against Celtic

PSG star Marco Verratti out to banish Nou Camp nightmare against Celtic That calamity directly led to PSG splashing out astronomical transfer fees in the last window, including a world record £198 million to sign Neymar from Barcelona and a loan deal for Kylian Mbappe which will see them pay Monaco £162m for the teenager next summer. [Full Article...]

Richard Branson Necker Island Devastated by Irma

Richard Branson Necker Island Devastated by Irma He said he was there "to further mobilise aid efforts and rebuilding plans for the British Virgin Islands and wider Caribbean". "Communications remain mostly down in the BVI after Hurricane Irma". He added: 'The UK government will have a massive role to play in the recovery of its territories affected by Irma - both through short-term aid and long-term infrastructure spending. [Full Article...]

Chicago woman found dead inside hotel's walk-in freezer

Chicago woman found dead inside hotel's walk-in freezer Witnesses told authorities that Jenkins was seen at a party on the hotel's ninth floor that evening into early Saturday. Rosemont police say hotel staff discovered Jenkins inside the walk-in freezer. A text message was sent from her phone at 1.30am Saturday. Further details were not immediately available, and it was not clear if police suspected any foul play in her death. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma causes Kennedy Space Center to close

Hurricane Irma causes Kennedy Space Center to close ISS commander Randy Bresnik remains on hurricane watch from his perch about 260 miles (419 km) above Earth, and now he's added looming Hurricane Jose to his list. This has cooled the ocean and renders the conditions less conducive to the formation of hurricanes are fed by heat and humidity. Vecchi said the "big debate" among scientists is over which plays a larger role-variations in ocean curren... [Full Article...]

GOP Miami mayor calls on Trump to talk climate change

GOP Miami mayor calls on Trump to talk climate change And we all know that warm ocean water is the fuel that power hurricanes. And that's just the disasters aimed at one slice of one part of the world. And based on the projected path of this latest storm through Floridas heavily populated coastline, Irma could cause one of the largest mass evacuations in US history. [Full Article...]

Trump worried about 'big monster' Irma

Trump worried about 'big monster' Irma Virgin Islands in the aftermath of Irma, the White House said . Irma has forced millions of residents to leave their homes in one of the largest emergency evacuations in American history. "With gratitude for our first responders, and prayers for those in the storm's path, America stands united - and I mean totally united", Trump said in his weekly address, which was released Friday evening. [Full Article...]

US Pushing for UNSC Vote on Tougher Sanctions on N. Korea

US Pushing for UNSC Vote on Tougher Sanctions on N. Korea Last Monday, the USA strongly urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) to vote on a new round of sanctions against North Korea in a week, citing the urgency of the situation considering the North's sixth nuclear test. The latest move by Washington comes in response to North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3. He said that Seoul plans to consider whether to impose fresh u... [Full Article...]

Swirling tornado approaches Fort Lauderdale Beach in Florida as alarms whirl

Swirling tornado approaches Fort Lauderdale Beach in Florida as alarms whirl At least 36 million people were under hurricane warning Saturday night, the center said. In downtown Miami , two of the two dozen construction cranes looming over the skyline collapsed in the wind. "I've been here with other storms, other hurricanes". When all this is over, the man who had in 2012 said in a tweet that global warming as a concept was "created by and for the Chinese in order to... [Full Article...]

Triple talaq verdict: AIMPLB expresses displeasure

Triple talaq verdict: AIMPLB expresses displeasure Sensing the gravity and sensitivity, Muslims Law Board had convened executive body meet. Women protest the practice of instant triple talaq before it was abolished by the Supreme Court. The Board reiterated that Talaq-e-biddat or triple Talaq in one-sitting, is sinful but valid. The emotive triple-talaq issue took a fresh new turn today with the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPL... [Full Article...]

North Korean crisis: Vladimir Putin warns of 'global catastrophe'

He told Moon he'd support "in principle" South Korea fitting its missiles with heavier warheads, which would give the country a potentially greater deterrent against its neighbor. The fact that the NPT was to be extended in 1995 was undoubtedly a factor in ensuring that North Korea's withdrawal be blocked. China has reiterated its opposition to the installation of a U.S. [Full Article...]

Merkel dismisses Ankara's travel warning

Merkel dismisses Ankara's travel warning According to the German Foreign Office, at least 10 Germans are now detained in Turkey on political charges, including Deniz Yücel, a German-Turkish journalist with Die Welt newspaper. Merkel's spokesman later confirmed the chancellor's intention of bringing up the issue at an October summit of European Union leaders. Erdogan previously issued a statement to Turks in Germany not to cast their ... [Full Article...]


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