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Korea opens worldwide trade fair amid new United Nations sanctions

Korea opens worldwide trade fair amid new United Nations sanctions The US on Tuesday imposed sanctions on eight North Korean banks and 26 bank executives, ratcheting up pressure on the country amid increasingly bellicose exchanges with Pyongyang over its nuclear programme. But the more Trump muddies the picture, the tougher it may become to maintain cooperation with China and Russian Federation, which seek a diplomatic solution to the nuclear crisis and not a n... [Full Article...]

Woman left toddler alone in vehicle at Disney resort, deputies say

Woman left toddler alone in vehicle at Disney resort, deputies say A Disney employee has been accused of leaving a 2-year-old alone in a parked auto as she went back to work at the Walt Disney World Resort, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. As she was leaving jail, she held her hand over face and tried to avoid reporters who questioned her about the incident. Several questions about the incident remain, including how long the girl was in the vehicle ... [Full Article...]

USA sanctions target several North Korea banks

USA sanctions target several North Korea banks Both defense officials said that the U.S. maintains sufficient aerial surveillance and radar capability in the region to know if any military aircraft take off from North Korea. "But I'll fix the mess". Twitter (TWTR, Tech30) faced questions on Monday from users on its platform about why the company hadn't taken the tweet down and whether Trump's tweet violated the company's rules. [Full Article...]

Cuba says no clues yet to who attacked diplomats

Cuba says no clues yet to who attacked diplomats Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to meet with Cuba's top diplomat Tuesday evening in Washington just days after US officials expressed an "urgent need" to unravel the mystery of the "sonic" attacks on USA diplomats in Havana. Trump announced restrictions on Americans traveling to the island and prohibited US visitors from staying in any hotels doing business with the Cuban military in June. [Full Article...]

USA denies declaring war against N Korea

USA denies declaring war against N Korea Meanwhile in letters sent over the weekend, North Korea condemned Trump's administration and the actions of "US imperialists", urging foreign parliaments and political parties to take a stand, state media reported on Monday. White House National Security Adviser H R McMaster defended Mr Trump's rhetoric and said on Monday he agreed Mr Kim might fail to realise the danger he and his countr... [Full Article...]

Collins Comes Out Against Graham-Cassidy; Calls For Fixing ACA

Collins Comes Out Against Graham-Cassidy; Calls For Fixing ACA President Trump slammed Republican holdouts who oppose the GOP healthcare bill, acknowledging it may not pass this week as planned. Cassidy and Graham unveiled a revised version of their plan Monday morning that featured a series of changes created to convince skeptical Republican colleagues to back it. [Full Article...]

Trump, Spanish PM Rajoy say they oppose Catalonia independence bid

Trump, Spanish PM Rajoy say they oppose Catalonia independence bid He referred, in particular, to Rafael Nadal, who Trump says is a "great treasure for Spain ". President Donald Trump says the US and Spain are allies in the fight against terrorism. "I want to assure the people of Spain that America stands with you in confronting this evil that threatens all of humanity", Trump said. Before discussing Korea and the National Football League controversy, the ... [Full Article...]

Singer Marc Anthony to Trump: 'Shut the F**k Up About NFL'

Singer Marc Anthony to Trump: 'Shut the F**k Up About NFL' Puerto Rico has been devastated in the wake of Hurricane Irma and Maria. Maria roared ashore September 20 and knocked out almost all power in Puerto Rico, leaving its 3.4 million residents short of food, water and supplies. Speaking in the Oval Office, Trump said it was the earliest date he could reach the devastated island due to first responders' ongoing relief and recovery efforts. [Full Article...]

Backed incumbent loses Alabama GOP Senate primary

Backed incumbent loses Alabama GOP Senate primary Luther Strange's fight for the GOP nomination in Alabama's U.S. Senate race. Moore is now the heavy favorite to win the December general election against Democratic former prosecutor Doug Jones. Moore finished ahead of unusual in last month's initial round of voting. Luther Strange on Tuesday night in the Alabama Senate race that could help set the future course of the Republican Party, acc... [Full Article...]

Palestinian gunman kills 3 Israelis at West Bank settlement

Har Adar is an affluent community located just over the "green line", the 1967 border between Israel and the West Bank , which Palestinians say must be part of a future Palestinian state. Some 430,000 Israeli settlers now live in the occupied West Bank, along with 2.6 million Palestinians. Therefore, there will likely be a change in the entry procedures for Palestinians into the settlement in o... [Full Article...]

Iranian officials: Kurdistan referendum is Israeli plot

Iranian officials: Kurdistan referendum is Israeli plot Reuters reports that "final results were expected within 72 hours". "We believe this step will increase instability and hardships for the Kurdistan region and its people", spokeswoman Heather Nauert said . Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday threatened to halt these oil exports, angrily denouncing an "illegitimate" referendum . Along with Iraq's central government... [Full Article...]

North Korea asserts its right to shoot down USA bombers

North Korea asserts its right to shoot down USA bombers Trump threatened in his maiden United Nations address on Tuesday to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people if North Korea threatened the USA or its allies. "If Trump thinks that he would bring North Korea , a nuclear power, to its knees through nuclear war threat, it is a big miscalculation and ignorance", read North Korea's statement. [Full Article...]

Euro dips after Angela Merkel's hollow victory

French President Emmanuel Macron's grand Europe plan could be stymied by Angela Merkel's disappointing election score, with the liberal party tipped to join her coalition rejecting his proposals for radical eurozone reform. Macron did today". The French president was vague around how the UK's relationship with the European Union would look post-Brexit, but suggested that the country might "f... [Full Article...]

Justice Jayant Patel of Karnataka High Court declines transfer, resigns

Justice Jayant Patel of Karnataka High Court declines transfer, resigns Senior advocate Yatin Oza has been quoted in the media as saying: "During the ( Ishrat Jahan ) encounter cases, (former) Chief Justice Mukhopadhaya had assigned all the matters to Justice Patel". He had been moved to Karnataka from the Gujarat High Court where he was Acting Chief Justice. Justice Patel is said to have told some of his visitors that "a person who served the judiciary for 16 y... [Full Article...]

'US declared war on our country' : North Korea

'US declared war on our country' : North Korea His tweet came after North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho defended Pyongyang's nuclear and missile development programs during a speech before the United Nations General Assembly. Pyongyang's missile programme has stepped up a gear with two of its most recent launches sailing over a nervous Japan. In response , Kim Jong-un has threatened to take action against Trump, even saying they woul... [Full Article...]

DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg Resigns After Criticizing Trump Remarks on Police Conduct

DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg Resigns After Criticizing Trump Remarks on Police Conduct In an email to his staff, Rosenberg said he was proud to have led the "remarkable agency", the Post said. In recent months, Trump's DOJ has been at odds with the DEA, blocking the DEA from growing marijuana for research and pressing for action on the gang MS-13, even though DEA officials told the Washington Post that Mexican cartels posed a larger problem for battling narcotics distributio... [Full Article...]

China Aug trade with North Korea up after UN sanctions

China Aug trade with North Korea up after UN sanctions USGS put the epicentre of the quake 22 km (14 miles) east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea, near the country's main nuclear test site. The quakes were probably caused by a change in geological structure in the area as a result of the regime's nuclear test on September 3, the UN's Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization said. [Full Article...]

Twitter Says Trump's North Korea Threat Tweet Is 'Newsworthy,' Not A Violation

Twitter Says Trump's North Korea Threat Tweet Is 'Newsworthy,' Not A Violation It's because he's the president. "We hold all accounts to the same Rules , and consider a number of factors when assessing whether Tweets violate our Rules. Twitter said it would soon update its public-facing rules to reflect the policy. As a result, Twitter's decision to provide some editorial leeway makes the social network seem like more of a media company, instead of a social network. [Full Article...]

'Political terrorism': Venezuela slams United States travel ban as new act of aggression

'Political terrorism': Venezuela slams United States travel ban as new act of aggression Mr Arreaza said the Trump administration "has imposed illegal economic sanctions to force undemocratic political changes" in Venezuela - the latest being the travel ban imposed on Monday which will prevent the country's officials from visiting the US. [Full Article...]

North Korea Says Trump Has "Declared War." How Worried Should We Be?

North Korea Says Trump Has Mr Ri told the UN General Assembly on Saturday that targeting the United States mainland with its rockets was inevitable after "Mr Evil President" Trump used his own UN address to call Mr Kim a "rocket man" on a suicide mission. Either option poses problems, according to Park Dae-kwang, a research fellow who studies North Korea's air force capabilities at the Korea Institute for Defense Analys... [Full Article...]


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