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Sean Spicer Selects Jimmy Kimmel For His Late-Night Debut Sean Spicer Selects Jimmy Kimmel For His Late-Night Debut
- September 09, 2017

He left in late July in the wake of Anthony Scaramucci's appointment as White House communications chief, a role "The Mooch" held only for a little over a week. Further, "the advisers are also connected to a series of internal documents that Mueller's investigators have asked the White House to produce", the Post reported , "citing people familiar with the special counsel's inquiry". (more...)
Army to recruit women as jawans for first time Army to recruit women as jawans for first time
- September 09, 2017

The Indian Army has announced after finalizing inducting of 800 in the military police, with a yearly intake of 52. Adjutant-General Lt.Gen. Ashwani Kumar told a conclave of retired Army chiefs that the decision has been taken to introduce women in the ranks, starting with the Corps of Military Police. (more...)
UC Sues Department of Homeland Security Over DACA Repeal UC Sues Department of Homeland Security Over DACA Repeal
- September 09, 2017

On the call with reporters, Napolitano also said that in deciding to phase out the DACA program over the next six months, the Trump Administration had "dashed" the dreams of immigrants across the U.S. "(DACA recipients) represent the best of who we are - hard working, resilient and motivated high achievers". On Tuesday, both the UC Regents and UCSD Chancellor Khosla sent out separate statements condemning the elimination of DACA and calling on Congress to pass legislation permanently ... (more...)
Digvijaya Singh Tweets Abusive Meme on PM Modi Digvijaya Singh Tweets Abusive Meme on PM Modi
- September 09, 2017

He added that "my words are that he is the best in the "art of fooling". The contentious tweet has a photo of PM Modi and a couple of lines in Hindi laced with profanities to describe the prime minister's followers. "Uncle i have no idea why you need to resort to abusive language. its sign of looser". My simple statement is the PM is master in the art of fooling. (more...)
Class 2 student found murdered inside Gurgaon school toilet Class 2 student found murdered inside Gurgaon school toilet
- September 09, 2017

He was rushed to a private hospital in Gurgaon where he was declared dead. "As soon as we came to know about the, we rushed him to hospital". His throat was nearly completely slit. The body was found around 8.45 am in the school's washroom. He was happy. They told me his health deteriorated suddenly. The boy's uncle alleged there was no support from the school management and action should be taken against them. (more...)
Bihar Congress chief Ashok Chaudhary says Delhi leaders conspiring against him Bihar Congress chief Ashok Chaudhary says Delhi leaders conspiring against him
- September 09, 2017

Despite the foul-cry against Lalu Prasad Yadav by Bihar Congress lawmakers, Rahul Gandhi said he's not ready to end their relationship as of yet, for the sake of secularism. In Patna , Chaudhary accused "some" AICC leaders of fuelling a rebellion against him with the "false propaganda" that he was making attempts to split the party. (more...)
Bangladesh Protests Landmines on Myanmar Border as 146000 Refugees Flood In Bangladesh Protests Landmines on Myanmar Border as 146000 Refugees Flood In
- September 08, 2017

The State Department, however, said it welcomed indications Myanmar's government is committed to providing access to humanitarian aid via the Red Cross. "We've given shelter to them only on humanitarian grounds", she said. The UNHCR estimates 123,000 refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since violence broke out in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state in August. (more...)
Mexico quake: Tsunami warnings triggered, 5 killed Mexico quake: Tsunami warnings triggered, 5 killed
- September 08, 2017

The quake was apparently stronger than a devastating 1985 tremor that flattened swathes of Mexico City and killed thousands, but this time damage to the city was limited. Many reports were also quick to link the unfolding natural disaster to hurricane Harvey and Irma. Video on social media showed significant tremors in various parts of the country and significant damage. (more...)
Chemical plant explosion causes traffic trouble on I-75 in Cleveland Chemical plant explosion causes traffic trouble on I-75 in Cleveland
- September 08, 2017

The schools closest to Wacker, Charleston Elementary and Walker Valley High School, received orders to have everyone on their campuses go indoors and shelter in place. Students at nearby schools were staying inside, while air conditioning units were cut off to avoid bringing in smoke. Stay out of the area of Charleston. (more...)
7 live sharks, 3 dead ones found in NY home's basement pool 7 live sharks, 3 dead ones found in NY home's basement pool
- September 08, 2017

They found seven live sandbar sharks along with two dead leopard sharks and a dead hammerhead. Ten sharks, seven alive and three dead, were seized from a basement pool in a NY home last month. The live sharks ranged between 18 and 36 inches with one measuring more than 48 inches. The sharks were then transported to the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead, Long Island, to be held until the ongoing investigation into the illegal animal harboring is complete. (more...)
Mandatory evacuations ordered for portions of Miami-Dade County Mandatory evacuations ordered for portions of Miami-Dade County
- September 08, 2017

He said it's not time to board up homes, but time to stock up on supplies. Monroe County- schools, government agencies, and county parks will begin closing Wednesday, Sept. An announcement regarding closures is expected at 4 p.m. today. Florida Governor Rick Scott spoke to US President Donald Trump on Monday night to request a "pre-landfall emergency" for the state in order "to provide important resources and assistance from the federal government and free up funding sources for ... (more...)
Teen surfer killed after riding monster wave in Hurricane Irma Teen surfer killed after riding monster wave in Hurricane Irma
- September 08, 2017

There's lots of big rocks around, and some stick out of the water'. When they finally did get him in, they performed CPR on the beach. "The ambulance came really swiftly from Speightstown, and the whole drive Nathan Florence, Dylan Graves and the paramedics continued to try and revive him". (more...)
Korea Republic headed to ninth consecutive World Cup Korea Republic headed to ninth consecutive World Cup
- September 08, 2017

However, against Uzbekistan , Korea Republic hit the woodwork on several occasions, so they will be leaving Tashkent scratching their heads as to how they failed to get on the scoresheet. Syria are up to 80th in the latest rankings released August 10. Later in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia pulled off a deserved victory over Japan courtesy of half-time substitute Al Muwallad's fiercely hit victor in the 63rd minute. (more...)
China has tools to pressure Kim but worries of consequences China has tools to pressure Kim but worries of consequences
- September 08, 2017

China and Russian Federation, which also have denounced the nuclear test , are calling for more dialogue. "A special measure is urgently needed to stop their recklessness". President Donald Trump , asked in Washington if he would attack North Korea, said, "We'll see". While arguing for diplomacy over escalating tensions , the Chinese ambassador to the United Nations said China would "never allow chaos and war" on the Korean peninsula. (more...)
India, Myanmar sign MoU for peace journalism India, Myanmar sign MoU for peace journalism
- September 08, 2017

After successful completion of his first bilateral Myanmar visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home. He assured them the Indian government has taken a number of measures for the diaspora. Under the development partnership, Modi highlighted India's assistance in the development of high quality education and healthcare and research facilities in Myanmar. (more...)
House Speaker Paul Ryan sees compromise on immigration after president forces issue
- September 08, 2017

Congress also has to pass a spending bill by September 30 to keep the government open, but the most likely scenario is passage of a short-term "continuing resolution" that simply extends current funding levels for a few months while Congress works out a longer-term spending deal. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump discuss North Korea Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump discuss North Korea
- September 08, 2017

Moon had urged Moscow to support stronger sanctions against North Korea , which conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday in what it claimed was a detonation of a thermonuclear weapon built for missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland. (more...)
South Korea's President Moon and Putin share an understanding on North Korea South Korea's President Moon and Putin share an understanding on North Korea
- September 08, 2017

Putin said that given the North Korean leadership's determination to acquire weapons of mass destruction, he doubted whether sanctions would have any deterrent effect. A convoy of USA military trucks carrying four launchers for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system made their way through an activists' blockade at a former golf course in the southern county of Seongju. (more...)
Young Immigrants Losing US Protections May Look To Canada Young Immigrants Losing US Protections May Look To Canada
- September 08, 2017

Not only do we prepare them for their future, but [also] to better all of our futures, thanks to their talents and contributions to our community", she said . In the Burbank Unified School District, California State Supt. But throughout the day, Trump appeared to waver, saying he had "great heart" for Dreamers yesterday afternoon and tweeting , "Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do)". (more...)
Abe, Moon agree on greater pressure against North Korea Abe, Moon agree on greater pressure against North Korea
- September 08, 2017

Earlier, dozens of people had been injured when police sent thousands of officers to remove hundreds of protesters on a road that leads to the site. In response to the latest tests, the South Korean Navy announced Tuesday it conducted live-fire drills off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula to check its "immediate operational readiness" after the country's air force and army conducted their own joint drills. (more...)
India host Australia and New Zealand from Sept 17 to Nov 7 India host Australia and New Zealand from Sept 17 to Nov 7
- September 08, 2017

The series against New Zealand will be preceded by two warm-up matches on October 17 and October 19 in Mumbai. While Chennai's M. A. Chidambaram Stadium will host the first match, reports suggest that Kolkata's Eden Gardens will hold the second ODI on September 21 . (more...)
New UN sanctions resolution eyes oil embargo on N. Korea New UN sanctions resolution eyes oil embargo on N. Korea
- September 08, 2017

Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday called on the global community to impose further sanctions on North Korea following the country's latest nuclear test. Experts say a ban on oil supplies would be devastating for ordinary North Koreans. In 2013 Russia reopened a railway link with North Korea , from the Russian eastern border town of Khasan to Rajin, to export coal and import goods from South Korea and elsewhere. (more...)
Students respond to Trump's decision on DACA Students respond to Trump's decision on DACA
- September 08, 2017

Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions , at the Justice Department, said , "I am here today to announce that the program known as DACA that was effectuated under the Obama administration is being rescinded". However, speaking to reporters on Wednesday, the president pushed back against the idea that he was waffling on his decision. Some have voiced concerns that the DACA has amounted to an amnesty for illegal immigrants. (more...)
Spanish PM vows no independence referendum in Catalonia Spanish PM vows no independence referendum in Catalonia
- September 08, 2017

The parliament was scheduled to debate a law that would function as the transitional constitution of a new Catalan republic if local people vote "yes" to independence on October 1. The vote on the bill is expected later Wednesday. Spain's top court has suspended the call for a referendum on Catalonia's independence after accepting an appeal by central authorities in Madrid , according to media reports. (more...)
Putin says sanctions alone will not resolve Korean crisis Putin says sanctions alone will not resolve Korean crisis
- September 07, 2017

In an interview with TV Asahi, former Japanese Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba said Wednesday it may not be right to rely on the United States' nuclear umbrella, a controversial statement that challenges the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, which Japan adopted in 1971. (more...)
President Trump meets with Emir of Kuwait President Trump meets with Emir of Kuwait
- September 07, 2017

The spat has simmered even amid the efforts of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has tried to bridge the divide between the two countries and expressed frustrations about the lack of movement. President, first, ' the Kuwait News Agency Correspondent replied, asking whether he backed Kuwait's role mediating a dispute involving nearby Qatar. "Now is the time that we have to forget all of these differences", Al-Sabah said. (more...)
Defense Says Corruption Case Against Menendez, Friend an 'Attack' on Hispanics Defense Says Corruption Case Against Menendez, Friend an 'Attack' on Hispanics
- September 07, 2017

Prosecutors began presenting evidence Thursday by calling Federal Bureau of Investigation analyst and walking her through an email exchange involving one of the more salacious aspects of the government's claims - that Melgen paid for Menendez to spend three nights in an upscale Paris hotel with a woman. (more...)
Putin Warns Against 'Military Hysteria' Over North Korea Putin Warns Against 'Military Hysteria' Over North Korea
- September 07, 2017

Just as President Donald Trump seeks to show global resolve after the North's most powerful nuclear test, his leverage is limited even further by new tensions he's stoked with South Korea , plus continued opposition from China and Russian Federation. (more...)
Pakistan needs a policy shift, says its Foreign Minister Pakistan needs a policy shift, says its Foreign Minister
- September 07, 2017

Korybko explained. "People in Washington do not understand the ground realities of our region". "We will defend our territorial integrity and not sacrifice it at any cost". He said a new paradigm, keeping in view our internal and external situation, will be formed. In response, she said that while the USA generally supports "a prosperous India that plays a leading global role. (more...)
US Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package US Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package
- September 07, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to start consideration of a first tranche of aid, about $8 billion, on Wednesday. Even conservatives who voted against aid to areas hit hard by 2012's Superstorm Sandy appeared ready to support the Harvey spending bill in the House. (more...)