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Angela Merkel: Germany ready to play 'active role' in North Korea diplomacy Angela Merkel: Germany ready to play 'active role' in North Korea diplomacy
- September 10, 2017

High-ranking sources in the United Kingdom government do not believe that North Korean scientists alone ensured the country's technological advances. British authorities suspect that Iran has offered behind-the-scenes technological assistance for Pyongyang's nuclear program, though others think that Russian Federation may have provided some of the know-how. (more...)
Another Reason To Evacuate Downtown Miami: Construction Cranes Another Reason To Evacuate Downtown Miami: Construction Cranes
- September 10, 2017

The crane collapsed on top of a high rise under construction at 300 Biscayne Boulevard, City of Miami officials tweeted. While Houston and other parts of Texas grapple with the fallout from Hurricane Harvey , another storm, Irma, has shaped up to be the third most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic, with Category 5 winds measuring up to 185 miles per hour as of Wednesday evening. (more...)
After Beef, Alphons Eats Humble Pie After Beef, Alphons Eats Humble Pie
- September 10, 2017

Alphons, who was an Independent MLA supported by the Left in Kerala between 2006-11, later joined the BJP. "However, the new union minister's first opinion is one that could deal a severe setback to Kerala and the state's tourism industry", the facebook post says. (more...)
Centre denies permission to Kerala Tourism Minister to visit China, sparks controversy Centre denies permission to Kerala Tourism Minister to visit China, sparks controversy
- September 10, 2017

The ministry has not cited any reason for the denial, while communicating the same to our office. Responding to the controversy Surendran said, "I don't find any reason others than political in this decision by the centre". The UNWTO's 22nd session of the general assembly is scheduled to be held in Chengdu and the state government had permitted principal tourism secretary V Venu and Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studi es director Rajashree Ajith to participate in the event as ... (more...)
S. Korea preps for possible weekend N. Korea missile test
- September 10, 2017

Xenon is a naturally occurring, colourless gas that is used in manufacturing of some sorts of lights. North Korea issued a statement saying it would take "powerful counter measures" as a response to any sanctions imposed over its missile program or US pressure. (more...)
NASA Shares How Hurricanes Irma, Jose & Katia Looked From Space
- September 10, 2017

The threat for tropical storm force winds, flooding rains, and tornadoes still remain despite a more westerly track of Hurricane Irma ... Meantime, Hurricane Katia was threatening to make landfall early Saturday in the state of Veracruz in Mexico. (more...)
Lok Adalat disposes of 1731 cases involving sum of Rs 6.29 crore Lok Adalat disposes of 1731 cases involving sum of Rs 6.29 crore
- September 10, 2017

National Lok Adalat in Nagaland constitute 11 Lok Adalat sittings and altogether 471 cases for settlement were taken up, which resulted in disposal of 165 cases. The district judge conducted pre-counseling session to solve most of the cases through Lok Adalat, said M Bhavani, district legal service authority secretary. (more...)
Opposition parties ask TN governor to convene assembly immediately, conduct floor test Opposition parties ask TN governor to convene assembly immediately, conduct floor test
- September 10, 2017

Palaniswami government can prove its majority. He said a delegation of DMK leaders would meet the Governor on September 10 and ask him to order a floor test. "The DMK will surely come to power in Tamil Nadu and will remain in power for at least 25 years". In the 235-member Assembly there are now 234 members including one nominated member without voting right. (more...)
Cuba surveys toppled houses, flooded cities in wake of Irma Cuba surveys toppled houses, flooded cities in wake of Irma
- September 10, 2017

The hurricane rolled past the Dominican Republic and Haiti and battered the Turks and Caicos Islands early on Friday with waves as high as 20 feet. Barts, St. Thomas, Barbuda and Anguilla. Authorities are still trying to determine the extent of damage to the island but he said 28 police officers lost homes during the storms. (more...)
Big Change to Irma Surge Forecast for Tampa Bay, Southwest Florida
- September 10, 2017

Pinellas County is under a mandatory Level A and Level B evacuation order. Hillsborough, Pasco and Sarasota counties began volunteer evacuations depending on resident's needs and where they live. "When they told me that", he said, "that's all I needed to hear". "If you are planning to leave and do not leave tonight, you will have to ride out this extremely risky storm at your own risk", Scott said. (more...)
Five Former US Presidents Launch a Fundraising Campaign for Hurricane Harvey Five Former US Presidents Launch a Fundraising Campaign for Hurricane Harvey
- September 10, 2017

Bush and Jimmy Carter stated that they will work together to build a relief fund following the hurricane crisis. The former presidents issued this statement with the first video: " Hurricane Harvey brought awful devastation - but it also brought out the best in humanity". (more...)
Primera ministra de Inglaterra se reunió con Julio Borges
- September 10, 2017

Sugerimos a la Canciller Merkel informarse objetivamente sobre Venezuela . La canciller Ángela Merkel , quien recibió en Berlín a los dirigentes de la oposición Julio Borges y Freddy Guevara , no descartó posibles sanciones de la Unión Europea al país suramericano. (more...)
Now Category 4, Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida Keys early Sunday Now Category 4, Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida Keys early Sunday
- September 10, 2017

Back inside the airport arrivals lounge, United Kingdom soldiers spent Saturday night sleeping on the luggage carousel and on benches. Fifty-three police officers from 14 different forces are due to leave from RAF Brize Norton, working in co-operation with the Ministry of Defence. (more...)
Richard Branson is Richard Branson is "safe and well" after riding out Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

With a hurricane of historic proportions bearing down on Branson and his young friends, it only takes a glance at the photos of the scene on Necker Island to realize that this plan is weird as shit. Billionaire businessman Richard Branson has made contact with the outside world after deciding to hunker down and stay on his private island while Hurricane Irma raged through the British Virgin Islands. (more...)
Vladimir Putin warns world faces 'global catastrophe' over North Korea Vladimir Putin warns world faces 'global catastrophe' over North Korea
- September 10, 2017

South Korea had responded to the North's nuclear test by saying it was strengthening its defences, in part by deploying more US-made Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile launchers. The South Korean presidential spokesman quoted Putin as saying that Russian Federation was concerned a block of fuel oil supplies would hurt civilians-including hospitals. (more...)
France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe
- September 10, 2017

Meanwhile, on Thursday North Korea held a mass celebration for the scientists involved in carrying out its largest nuclear blast to date, with fireworks and a mass rally in Pyongyang. mainland into range. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang also reiterated Beijing's opposition to South Korea's deployment of the US Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence System, also known as THAAD, which is meant to protect against North Korean missile attacks. (more...)
Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list
- September 10, 2017

If all goes as planned, the Senate would then attach the debt-limit increase and hold a vote before the end of the week. The chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, Rep. The new money proposed in the Senate would be targeted for "disaster relief, long-term recovery, restoration of infrastructure and housing, and economic revitalization in the most impacted and distressed areas resulting from a major disaster declared in 2017" - meaning that the resources could be used for either work in the ... (more...)
Pregnant High School Teacher Is Missing Pregnant High School Teacher Is Missing
- September 10, 2017

They canvassed the area near where the auto was found - an apartment complex parking lot on the 10600 block of Gramercy Place, near Wallen's work and the Columbia Mall. Neighbors believe police were searching for clues about her disappearance, they told News4. He suspects someone is responsible for his daughter's disappearance. (more...)
NWS: Severe Irma wind gusts to reach most of Florida NWS: Severe Irma wind gusts to reach most of Florida
- September 10, 2017

This would mean lower impacts here. Forecasters have also enlarged the area that will have an increased chance of tornadoes to include much of the Pee Dee Sunday and much of SC east of Lancaster and Richland Counties on Monday. Black Creek at Quinby is the only Pee Dee river expected to have problems with the rainfall and it is forecast to reach minor flood stage on Wednesday. (more...)
Japan's Abe agrees with Putin North Korea nuclear test threatens peace
- September 10, 2017

Everyone knows that and everyone in North Korea knows that. Sunday's test, North Korea's first since Trump took office, was a "perfect success" and confirmed the precision and technology of the bomb, according to the Korean Central News Agency. (more...)
Russian Prez Putin says he believes USA willing to defuse Korea tensions Russian Prez Putin says he believes USA willing to defuse Korea tensions
- September 10, 2017

The Bareun Party has also pressured the government to explore other nuclear options, including shared control of nuclear arms with Washington similar to America's arrangements with its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, including Germany, Italy and Belgium. (more...)
Putin calls for talks with North Korea
- September 10, 2017

President Putin is sure that sanctions alone will not solve the problems of the Korean peninsula. Amid fears that the North Korean regime was planning a ballistic missile test similar to that conducted on July 4, the USA escalated its rhetoric and called upon the UN Security Council to completely isolate the so-called hermit kingdom from the outside world, including the severance of its fuel-trade channel with China. (more...)
Maharashtra Minister's daughter said she will not accept the scholarship Maharashtra Minister's daughter said she will not accept the scholarship
- September 10, 2017

I got admission and scholarship there purely on the basis of merit. If you get admission in any of the top 100 Universities, then there is no income criterion to apply. She says she was selected through the proper process and has a degree from IIT Chennai. When asked if his son would do the same, he said, "My son is not going to refuse the scholarship, as he is eligible for it". (more...)
Portion of under-construction flyover collapses in Odisha, 1 killed Portion of under-construction flyover collapses in Odisha, 1 killed
- September 10, 2017

The newspaper reported locals as saying that two persons are suspected to have been trapped in the debris. The deceased was identified as Satya Patnaik of Jharapada area. Earth-movers are being used for the objective. It is certainly a major mistake on the part of the contractor. "We have ordered a high level probe into the incident", said PWD secretary Nalinikant Pradhan. (more...)
Debris shows Houston's recovery from Harvey, in photos Debris shows Houston's recovery from Harvey, in photos
- September 10, 2017

There is a lot of love, a lot of love". With most of the home, which had never before flooded, now gutted, Wilson says he will only remain if he can raise its level above the ground by up to six feet (two meters). The Houston players wore patches on the upper left side of their jerseys with the team logo and the word "STRONG" in block letters as a tribute to those affected by Harvey. (more...)
Kangana Ranaut defends 'impulsive' sister Rangoli for her comments on Twitter Kangana Ranaut defends 'impulsive' sister Rangoli for her comments on Twitter
- September 10, 2017

According to the reports published by a leading daily, Kangana defended Rangoli by calling her impulsive on micro blogging site Twitter. Earlier, Rangoli had shamed Sona on Twitter and called her a "black spot on womanhood". Kangana is a very spunky woman and quite capable of defending her opinion, but even she can not handle all criticism alone. So, we are very happy, and the baby comes in November first week. (more...)
Daddy Review: Arjun is romanticised as Gawli in this formula gangster film Daddy Review: Arjun is romanticised as Gawli in this formula gangster film
- September 10, 2017

Daddy , an Ashim Ahluwalia picturisation of Mumbai's gangster-politician Arun Gawli , checks all those boxes without losing track of its timeline and setting. Do you learn anything more than what you would know if you had read Arun Gawli's Wikipedia page? This is one of his best performances! Yet it also demonstrates his vulnerability as he fears for his life by hiding behind a Ganpati idol and his constant anxiety in the jail. (more...)
Rodman wants to play peace-keeper between Trump and Kim Rodman wants to play peace-keeper between Trump and Kim
- September 10, 2017

Speaking to The Associated Press on Tuesday, former South Korean Foreign Minister Yoon Young-kwan acknowledged that North Korea's more powerful bombs and further-reaching missiles are sparking debate about his country's long-term security strategy. (more...)
Questions Surround Arkema Plant's Risk Assessment Protocols; First Lawsuit Filed Questions Surround Arkema Plant's Risk Assessment Protocols; First Lawsuit Filed
- September 10, 2017

In an emailed statement , a spokesperson said that Arkema would "vigorously defend" the lawsuit that the company described as "gravely mistaken". The plant, located about 25 miles east of downtown Houston, flooded, lost power and then had a series of fires or explosions, the first on the morning of August 31. (more...)
United Nations chief reiterates political solution to Korean Peninsula nuclear issue United Nations chief reiterates political solution to Korean Peninsula nuclear issue
- September 10, 2017

Earlier Wednesday, the United States proposed a resolution at the UN that would include broad new sanctions on North Korea and freeze the assets of leader Kim Jong Un in the wake of global concern over the rogue nation's nuclear weapons tests. (more...)