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Trump's threat to 'destroy' North Korea is wrong: Merkel Trump's threat to 'destroy' North Korea is wrong: Merkel
- September 21, 2017

According to the broadcaster Deutsche Welle, Merkel criticized Trump's remarks at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday saying that DPRK should be totally destroyed and urging his allied countries to cut their links with that country. (more...)
President Donald Trump to Visit Indiana Next Week President Donald Trump to Visit Indiana Next Week
- September 21, 2017

NewsChannel 15 will continue to follow the president's plans. "You know actually I don't", he said. The trip would be the president's third trip out of Washington to talk about tax cuts after events in North Dakota and Missouri. Allen County Republican Party Chairman Steve Shine said law enforcement in several in cities - including Fort Wayne - have been notified of a possible presidential visit. (more...)
North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration
- September 21, 2017

General Assembly this week. Haley declined to say whether Trump would commit Washington to maintaining its current level of funding for the 193-nation body. McMaster said, "This is where the rockets and missiles are coming from, is North Korea". Businessman Trump, who complained during his 2016 election campaign about the United States paying a disproportionate amount of money to the United Nations , made the point again on Monday. (more...)
USA to provide $32 million in aid to Rohingya fleeing Myanmar USA to provide $32 million in aid to Rohingya fleeing Myanmar
- September 21, 2017

More than 400,000 Rohingya have escaped Myanmar, also known as Burma, into Bangladesh since the military responded to an August 25 insurgent attack by carrying out deadly operations in the western state of Rakhine, human rights groups said. (more...)
UN Condemns North Korea Ballistic Missile Launch UN Condemns North Korea Ballistic Missile Launch
- September 21, 2017

The U.S. general who oversees America's nuclear forces said on Thursday he was making the assumption that test was in fact a hydrogen bomb, as Pyongyang had claimed , based on the size of the blast. "If our diplomatic efforts fail though, our military option will be the only one left", he said. "There is a military option", the top general said, adding it's "not what we prefer to do". (more...)
Dems urge Trump to make appointments amid North Korea crisis Dems urge Trump to make appointments amid North Korea crisis
- September 21, 2017

New U.N. sanctions cut oil exports to North Korea. While Washington warns of military options, it says it still wants a peaceful solution. USA national security adviser HR McMaster said Kim is "going to have to give up his nuclear weapons because the president has said he's not going to tolerate this regime threatening the United States and our citizens with a nuclear weapon". (more...)
President Trump has military options for North Korea President Trump has military options for North Korea
- September 21, 2017

If North Korea continues its provocative behavior, Haley suggested the US would have to take matters into its own hands. She said that the USA wanted to be responsible and go through all diplomatic means to get the North's attention first, but if that doesn't work, Defense Secretary James Mattis will take care of it. (more...)
President Trump to visit IN next week, talk about tax reform
- September 21, 2017

Secret Service informing them that Trump planned to stop in Indianapolis . On Tuesday, the Indiana Republican Party confirmed the visit with a tweet. "We are disappointed he is not coming to Fort Wayne, but we are delighted he will be in Indiana", Shine said. Allen County Republican Party Chairman Steve Shine said law enforcement in several in cities - including Fort Wayne - have been notified of a possible presidential visit. (more...)
Canadian Police Officer Who Smuggled Narwhal Tusks into Maine Sentenced Canadian Police Officer Who Smuggled Narwhal Tusks into Maine Sentenced
- September 21, 2017

John, New Brunswick, smuggled about 300 tusks valued at $1.5 million to $3 million into ME in false compartments in his vehicle, federal prosecutors said. Logan, who retired from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 2003, was convicted of smuggling by a Canadian court in the province of New Brunswick in 2013. (more...)
Powerball victor from New Jersey accused of sexually assaulting child Powerball victor from New Jersey accused of sexually assaulting child
- September 21, 2017

Pedro Quezada , 49, faces charges of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Here's a photo from when he was announced as the victor: If convicted, he could spend more than 20 years in prison. At the time of his win, Quezada told CNN the money would not "change his heart". The former bodega owner was the victor of $338 million in the Powerball lottery in March 2013. (more...)
Trump Urges GOP Senators to Back New Health Bill Trump Urges GOP Senators to Back New Health Bill
- September 21, 2017

Donald Trump , on Twitter , called the new measure "great", adding: "I hope Republican Senators will vote for Graham-Cassidy and fulfil their promise to Repeal & Replace ObamaCare ". Kimmel said he never imagined he would ever get wrapped up in an issue like health care. "Otherwise, you might be screwed", he also said. The bill would repeal Obamacare's structure and replace it with block grants to states and it would roll back the health care law's Medicaid expansion . (more...)
Time for talks with North Korea over: Japan Time for talks with North Korea over: Japan
- September 21, 2017

In their meeting on the fringes of the U.N. General Assembly, they hailed recent bilateral security cooperation including recent quadrilateral drills between Japanese, French, U.S. The fight between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and President Trump escalated when the United States chief said at the UN: "Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime". (more...)
Artist unveils design of Parliament Square suffragette statue Artist unveils design of Parliament Square suffragette statue
- September 21, 2017

The statue will show Fawcett holding a placard which reads "courage calls to courage everywhere" - a phrase taken from a speech she gave after the death of suffragette Emily Wilding Davidson at the Epsom Derby. It's hoped the statue will be ready in time to be unveiled for the centenary of the 1918 Representation Of The People's Act in February, which granted some women over 30 the vote for the first time. (more...)
Police make additional arrests in connection with London subway bombing Police make additional arrests in connection with London subway bombing
- September 21, 2017

British police and spy agencies have not found evidence that last week's attack on a London commuter train was ordered or organized by a recognized militant group, according to US and British government sources familiar with the investigation. (more...)
Tillerson calls for more limits on Iran's nuclear program
- September 21, 2017

The Trump administration is wrapping up a months-long review of United States policy towards Iran and Trump has hinted at a series of events that he favors leaving the deal. "It will be a great pity if this agreement were to be destroyed by "rogue" newcomers to the world of politics", Rouhani said. "We can not let a murderous regime continue these destabilising activities while building risky missiles, and we can not abide by an agreement if it provides cover for the eventual ... (more...)
1 quake reported off Japan's east coast 1 quake reported off Japan's east coast
- September 21, 2017

The magnitude 6.1 quake occurred about 6 miles below the surface of the earth. A 50ft tsunami sparked by an quake in the Pacific caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. Japan sits at the junction of four tectonic plates and experiences a number of relatively violent earthquakes every year. The quake was in the "Ring of Fire", an area around the edges of the Pacific Ocean, from Australia to the Andes, where 90 percent of all earthquakes occur. (more...)
Puerto Rico, Mexico City, Rocket Man — Trending Puerto Rico, Mexico City, Rocket Man — Trending
- September 21, 2017

On a somewhat lighter note, Rocket Man caught on, thanks to U.S. President Donald Trump 's nickname for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. That call, along with a Facebook post from her cousin, is all she has to go on as she worries about her loved ones. (more...)
New Zealand shaken by large tremors just hours after Mexico City quake New Zealand shaken by large tremors just hours after Mexico City quake
- September 21, 2017

The two quakes were an hour apart but were not related, a seismologist confirmed. The second quake, located northeast of Seddon, was felt strong in Wellington. This was followed by a 5.0 magnitude natural disaster in the Cook Strait, near. A "significant jolt" was felt in the capital, Wellington, during the 6.1 quake which happened at a 10km depth at 1.43pm local time (2.43am BST). (more...)
Class Assignment Asks Students to Justify KKK; Teacher on Leave Class Assignment Asks Students to Justify KKK; Teacher on Leave
- September 21, 2017

Tremain Cooper, who said his nephew was given this assignment by his fifth-grade teacher - claimed to be one Kerri Roberts - highlighted the work that asked them to consider the KKK's goal and motivation. The district assured concerned parents, however, this particular assignment wouldn't be used again. The school said it had opened an investigation into the homework assignment. (more...)
Armenians in France vow to help Nagorno-Karabakh military Armenians in France vow to help Nagorno-Karabakh military
- September 21, 2017

But parliaments in both countries have failed to ratify the documents. Meanwhile, Turkey says a ruling by Armenia's Constitutional Court had preconditions and restrictive provisions impairing the letter and spirit of the documents. Russian Federation and France", Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan said on Wednesday, at the closing of 6th Pan-Armenian Armenia-Diaspora Conference underway in Yerevan, Armenia . (more...)
US, Allies 'Will Not Be Intimidated' by North Korea
- September 21, 2017

Haley warned a war would mean the destruction of North Korea. Speaking on political talk shows, both the USA ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that despite seeking a peaceful solution, the Trump administration would not rule out the military option for North Korea. (more...)
Many of my friends trying to get rich in your countries Many of my friends trying to get rich in your countries
- September 21, 2017

Trump, who said he was greatly honoured to host the lunch, which took place at the New York Palace Hotel, described African leaders as "partners for promoting prosperity and peace". He noted that U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley would travel to Africa to assist in resolving conflicts. But members of the Zimbabwean delegation, including President Robert Mugabe , seemed far from interested. (more...)
Mattis: Diplomacy still leads in effort to denuclearize N. Korea
- September 21, 2017

Tensions have run high in the region as North Korea has tested a series of ballistic missiles as well as a nuclear weapon it claims was an H-bomb. South Korea has raised the possibility of reintroducing nuclear weapons to the peninsula. "It was a long call, it was a very good call", Trump said during remarks at a dinner for Latin American leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in NY. (more...)
Trump Lashes Out At Emmys Over Ratings Trump Lashes Out At Emmys Over Ratings
- September 21, 2017

The President is in NY, staying at Trump Tower, during the United Nations General Assembly. The Emmys went head-to-head against NBC's "Sunday Night Football", which presumably didn't help viewership, but the awards have now hit new ratings lows for three straight years. (more...)
Suspects in London subway attack may have been fostered in Britain Suspects in London subway attack may have been fostered in Britain
- September 21, 2017

This follows the arrest of a 25-year-old man at a separate address in Newport yesterday evening. The teenage suspect, who was known to police and is believed to be an Iraqi refugee, was detained in the Port of Dover after being tracked to its departures hall. (more...)
Teen returns wallet stuffed with cash to rightful owner, goes viral Teen returns wallet stuffed with cash to rightful owner, goes viral
- September 21, 2017

This is how it happened. Opdyke found the wallet in the middle of a driveway in Elk Grove and knocked on the home's front door to return it. " I just really thought about what I would want someone to do if I were to drop my wallet", Opdyke, 18, told KOVR. (more...)
'We really have a chance,' Trump says on Israeli-Palestinian peace 'We really have a chance,' Trump says on Israeli-Palestinian peace
- September 21, 2017

Netanyahu thanked Trump and complimented his handling of Israel-U.S. relations. "It would be a fantastic achievement, and we are giving it an absolute go", Trump said as he sat alongside the Israeli leader during a meeting in NY. "I think Israel would like to see it". Netanyahu met with Trump after a joint photo op, during which he urged the USA president to address the "terrible" nuclear deal with Iran and called on the world to confront Tehran's conventional aggression in the region. (more...)
Korea: Trump North Korea rhetoric shows USA resolve Korea: Trump North Korea rhetoric shows USA resolve
- September 21, 2017

President Trump's speech was an eloquent exposition of his " America First " doctrine but at the same time contained some fulsome (and perhaps unexpected) praise for the United Nations as a body that can bring together sovereign states to tackle the world's problems. (more...)
Trump's approval rating on the rebound, says Politico/Morning Consult poll Trump's approval rating on the rebound, says Politico/Morning Consult poll
- September 21, 2017

Eighty-one percent of Republicans approve of the way Trump has handled the presidency, compared to 17 percent who do not. Democrats are not budging in their negative opinion of the president. "A key driver of this movement appears to be independents", he added. Trump is at 40 percent in the RealClearPolitics average, up about 2.5 points from his low-water mark last month. (more...)
Trump, South Korean leader discuss North Korea, "Rocket Man"
- September 21, 2017

While Washington warns of military options, it says it still wants a peaceful solution. "After seeing your capabilities and commitment here today, I am more confident than ever that our options in addressing this threat are both effective and overwhelming", Trump said inside an airplane hanger, surrounded by U.S. (more...)

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