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Tropical storms Jose and Katia join Hurricane Irma in Atlantic Tropical storms Jose and Katia join Hurricane Irma in Atlantic
- September 10, 2017

As Hurricane Irma churns through the Atlantic Ocean, Jose and Katia have gone from tropical storms to hurricanes . "Maximum sustained winds are near 85 miles per hour (140 km/h) with higher gusts". Whenever hurricane season arrives in the Atlantic Ocean - typically between June and November - a bunch of meteorological terms get hurled around. (more...)
South Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea South Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea
- September 10, 2017

Most countries have condemned North Korea, with the United States , Japan and South Korea pushing for strong sanctions to punish North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's regime. The meeting between the two leaders took place four days after their phone call straight after Pyongyang's nuclear test. President Moon and Prime Minister Abe also discussed the need to further expand the countries' bilateral relationship, including economic cooperation. (more...)
Ex-husband arrested in death of realtor who disappeared before Harvey Ex-husband arrested in death of realtor who disappeared before Harvey
- September 10, 2017

One day before Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Crystal Seratte McDowell disappeared after leaving her boyfriend's house in Baytown in the eastern part of the state. Hargrave further told ABC News that Crystal had told him she meant to stay with her children at her ex-husband's house or take them out if weather conditions were good. (more...)
Pres. Trumps DACA tweets offer little relief for immigration rights organizations Pres. Trumps DACA tweets offer little relief for immigration rights organizations
- September 10, 2017

He said during one presidential debate that Mexican authorities "send the bad ones over because they don't want to pay for them", and in another debate that he planned to deport "some bad hombres". And unlike the earlier case, he said, Trump's lawyers could also point to sympathetic comments he has made about Mexicans and DACA recipients. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson called the president's actions arbitrary and capricious. (more...)
Floods kill at least six as storms thrash Italy Floods kill at least six as storms thrash Italy
- September 10, 2017

Several people are also reported to be missing. "The situation is very hard, it is critical". "The situation is dramatic", Nogarin was quoted as saying by Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera . In the capital, Rome, seven metro stations and underpasses have been closed as a precaution. Coldiretti, Italy's main agricultural organisation, said the bad weather was aggravated by coming hard on the heels of a drought which had left the land drier than usual and unable to soak up the rains. (more...)
Amari Cooper goes full Beast Mode for Raiders' first touchdown of 2017 Amari Cooper goes full Beast Mode for Raiders' first touchdown of 2017
- September 10, 2017

The Titans knew previous year they would have to somehow try and contain the high-powered passing game of the Raiders, with Carr throwing to Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree . Marshawn Lynch's first game back after spending a year in retirement showed that he's still got plenty of gas left in the tank, and that he's going to be fun this season. (more...)
Egyptian security forces kill 10 militants in Cairo Egyptian security forces kill 10 militants in Cairo
- September 10, 2017

One of the militants died when an explosive device he meant to use against the policemen went off prematurely, killing him instantly. The gun battles at both apartments wounded five policemen, including two officers, as well as an officer from the domestic security agency and two criminal investigation personnel, according to the statement. (more...)
New Mexico Amber Alert suspect spotted in Arizona near Lake Havasu City New Mexico Amber Alert suspect spotted in Arizona near Lake Havasu City
- September 10, 2017

Authorities said they could be driving, pulled over on the side of the road, at someone's house or at a gas station. The boys are 9-year-old Lloyd Wyatt, 8-year-old Lakai Wyatt and 6-year-old Lexxington Wyatt. He was wearing yellow and white shorts. She has short dreadlocks and was last seen wearing gray pajama trousers. Lexxington is 3-feet and 50 pounds. (more...)
Beijing firm on North Korea denuclearisation - Xi Beijing firm on North Korea denuclearisation - Xi
- September 10, 2017

When asked whether he would take military action against North Korea , Trump said military action is "not our first choice", adding: "We will see what happens". The comments come days after Secretary of Defense James Mattis told reporters outside the White House Sunday that any threat to the USA, its territories, or allies " will be met with a massive military response , a response both effective and overwhelming". (more...)
Putin warns of Korean 'global catastrophe' Putin warns of Korean 'global catastrophe'
- September 10, 2017

Putin said he was not happy about the "boorish manner" in which Russian Federation was stripped of diplomatic property in the United States. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said "discussions are continuing" over the USA proposal and it was "too early to express any conclusions". (more...)
Hurricane Irma: St Maarten's famous beachside airport heavily damaged Hurricane Irma: St Maarten's famous beachside airport heavily damaged
- September 10, 2017

Martin around 8 a.m. Wednesday, the Miami Herald reported . Macron held another emergency meeting Sunday night to discuss the hurricanes. French Overseas Territories Minister Annick Girardin said "pillaging took place right in front of us" during a trip to St Martin , where a majority of the 80,000 inhabitants have lost their homes. (more...)
Putin warns of global catastrophe over proposed sanctions on N'Korea Putin warns of global catastrophe over proposed sanctions on N'Korea
- September 10, 2017

He told the audience that Russian Federation condemned North Korea's recent actions but opined that there was no other way to manage the situation than through dialogue. "Pyongyang's missile and nuclear program is a crude violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, undermines the non-proliferation regime and creates a threat to the security of northeastern Asia", Putin said at a joint news conference. (more...)
Muslim nations condemn Myanmar's 'brutal acts' against Rohingya Muslim nations condemn Myanmar's 'brutal acts' against Rohingya
- September 10, 2017

Some 290,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh to escape the ongoing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine since August 25, the United Nations office here said on Saturday. "They (Myanmar army) are saying "go away or we'll burn all of you". Aung San Suu Kyi maintains there has been "a huge iceberg of misinformation" about the Rohingya crisis and violence in Rakhine following the attacks on security posts. (more...)
North Korea crisis can be solved with 'common sense', says President Putin North Korea crisis can be solved with 'common sense', says President Putin
- September 10, 2017

Asked how Russian Federation would feel if Trump were impeached, Putin said it would be "absolutely wrong" for Russian Federation to discuss domestic USA politics. Russian Federation has veto power as a permanent UN Security Council member along with China , the United States, Britain, and France. "Myself and President Putin share a view that North Korea has gone the wrong way with its nuclear and missile programme and that easing tension on the Korean peninsula is an urgent issue", Mr ... (more...)
Erdoğan meets Iran's Rouhani, Pakistani president in Astana Erdoğan meets Iran's Rouhani, Pakistani president in Astana
- September 10, 2017

Ministers of science and technology from the member states discussed and adopted the "OIC Science, Technology and Innovation Agenda 2026" as a prelude to its consideration and adoption by OIC leaders during the First OIC Summit on Science and Technology. (more...)
MEHWAR: Nancy Dupree Dies In Kabul MEHWAR: Nancy Dupree Dies In Kabul
- September 10, 2017

Dupree came to Afghanistan as the wife of a diplomat, but later fell in love with Louis Dupree, an archaeologist and anthropologist. Several years later, she met Louis Dupree, a celebrated U.S. She raised millions of dollars for the Afghan Center at Kabul University, where she worked to create an extensive library that can be accessed electronically from universities in Herat, Kandahar, Jalalabad, and Mazar-e Sharif. (more...)
New Jersey Guard Members Headed to Florida Ahead of Irma New Jersey Guard Members Headed to Florida Ahead of Irma
- September 10, 2017

After 38 years as a pilot, CW5 Steve Knight says his job in the Kentucky National Guard never gets old. One of the National Guard's important roles was using vehicles to pump out flooded neighborhoods after Matthew. In addition, NORTHCOM established logistics bases in Alabama, North Carolina, New Jersey, Virginia and Georgia. The Oregon Air National Guard yesterday sent 15 service members of the 125th Special Tactics Squadron to Florida. (more...)
Myanmar Government Trying to Protect Everyone in Rakhine State, Says Suu Kyi Myanmar Government Trying to Protect Everyone in Rakhine State, Says Suu Kyi
- September 10, 2017

An estimated 125 000 Rohingya Muslims , roughly 4% of Myanmar's population, have been forced to flee to Bangladesh since military operations were launched in the northern parts of Rakhine in the middle of August to find militants who allegedly raided police border posts, AFP reported. (more...)
Trump signals that more deals with Democrats could come Trump signals that more deals with Democrats could come
- September 10, 2017

Supporters and critics of President Donald Trump finally have something they can agree on: His alliance with Democrats for a short-term fix on crucial debt ceiling legislation proves his bona fides as a dealmaker once and for all. He had meetings on that yesterday. "The debt ceiling is supposed to be at least a stop sign that gives us pause and gives us a chance to change the way we're doing our spending, and it's not even a yield sign", Barton said afterward. (more...)
Fire in Islamabad's Red Zone doused Fire in Islamabad's Red Zone doused
- September 10, 2017

The two night-shift employees jumped out of the building to escape the fire but sustained grievous injuries, leading to their death, the report said. Rescue workers said they broke the building's windowpanes to enter into the premises and safely evacuated 12 people. (more...)
United States to install more THAAD missile launchers in South Korea United States to install more THAAD missile launchers in South Korea
- September 10, 2017

The Russian leader criticised sanctions as "useless and ineffective", instead urging the worldwide community to offer security guarantees to North Korea. But Putin made clear that Russian Federation was opposed to further interdictions, and while China - North Korea's patron and closest political and economic partner - has yet to be drawn on the issue, it tends to resist placing pressure on Pyongyang. (more...)
Putin: Trump is 'Not My Bride and I'm Not His Groom' Putin: Trump is 'Not My Bride and I'm Not His Groom'
- September 10, 2017

Russian Federation and the USA have been feuding over the closing of embassies in the two countries. In a statement given out to the media on Tuesday, the Russian diplomatic service said that it took an " extraordinary " amount of work to vacate properties at such short notice, and noted that it has received " tens " of letters of support, expressing bemusement at the USA decision. (more...)
Putin: We 'Reserve the Right' to Expel Additional US Diplomats From Russia Putin: We 'Reserve the Right' to Expel Additional US Diplomats From Russia
- September 10, 2017

Moscow has demanded the United States immediately return the Russian diplomatic facilities seized in the country. Relations between the two superpowers have deteriorated to a low point not witnessed since the heydey of the Cold War. "The fact that the United States has reduced the number of our diplomatic missions is their right. That doesn't speak well of our American partners". (more...)
Five shelters now active in NC to take in Irma evacuees Five shelters now active in NC to take in Irma evacuees
- September 10, 2017

In the mountains, that could produce risky flash flooding; the N.C. National Guard is staging about 315 soldiers and airmen in Charlotte, Greensboro and Asheville on Sunday in case they're needed in the coming days with debris removal, shelter operations and delivering and distributing supplies, according to Gov. (more...)
Trump says United States is 'prepared' to deal with Irma Trump says United States is 'prepared' to deal with Irma
- September 10, 2017

Many school districts in or around South Florida had already closed earlier in the week. On Tuesday, he suspended all tolls on Florida roads. Saturday afternoon, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long warned that millions of Florida residents could be without power after the storm blows through, in some cases for weeks. (more...)
Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in North Korea impasse Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in North Korea impasse
- September 10, 2017

Japan is singing the same tune as the USA, with Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso on Tuesday calling for additional measures. "We too, are against North Korea developing its nuclear capabilities and condemn it, but it is worrying cutting the oil pipeline will harm the regular people, like in hospitals", Putin said, according to the South Korean presidential official. (more...)
Hurricane Irma is rushing towards the US President Donald Trump's Caribbean estate
- September 10, 2017

President Trump has declared federal emergencies for Florida, Georgia and SC ahead of Hurricane Irma , which is expected to make landfall near Miami early Sunday. Though the storm was powerful, the AP could only find evidence of some downed trees and missing roof tiles at Mar-a-Lago. On Irma's path, which has already begun to batter the Caribbean islands, stands a Trump multi-millionaire villa, located on the island of St. (more...)
12 drown in sea during picnic at Hawksbay in Karachi 12 drown in sea during picnic at Hawksbay in Karachi
- September 10, 2017

In May, up to 18 people, including four school students, drowned at various beaches of the city. The dead were identified as Falza 17, Atif 30, Hamza 12, Ebad, 15, Ali 26, Wahaj 28, Umair 30, Ali 25, Saud 50, and Taha 20. Last month, at least three Saudi nationals drowned at the same beach out of which one was the son of Saudi vice-consul general. "How [did] this incident occur; I want a detailed report about it", he said. (more...)
Putin Reluctant To Cut Off North Korean Oil Supplies Putin Reluctant To Cut Off North Korean Oil Supplies
- September 10, 2017

Vladimir Putin previously warned that cutting off oil exports to North Korea would violate humanitarian norms, signaling that Moscow would likely block USA -led efforts to impose an oil embargo on Pyongyang following its sixth nuclear test. (more...)
Government focused on strengthening armed forces: Nirmala Sitharaman Government focused on strengthening armed forces: Nirmala Sitharaman
- September 10, 2017

Sitharaman termed the CAG report "factually wrong" asserting that there was no dearth of weapons with the defence forces. She refused to comment on army chief General Bipin Rawat's recent statement that India must be prepared for two-front war . (more...)

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