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Trump Responds After North Korea Threatens Hydrogen Bomb Test Trump Responds After North Korea Threatens Hydrogen Bomb Test
- September 22, 2017

Ri Yong Ho, the North Korean foreign minister, told reporters in NY that Kim's earlier warning of the "highest level of hardline countermeasure in history " could mean a hydrogen bomb such as the one Pyongyang said it tested on September 3, according to South Korean media. (more...)
Trump Is About to Release a Permanent Version of the Travel Ban Trump Is About to Release a Permanent Version of the Travel Ban
- September 22, 2017

They could include a ban on travel to the United States, or new restrictions on obtaining a visa for citizens of particular countries. President Donald Trump talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the United Nations this week. (more...)
Donald Trump signs executive order targeting North Korea's trading partners
- September 22, 2017

A group of citizens in a northeastern Chinese city bordering North Korea have taken to the streets protesting the North's latest nuclear test as concerns over radioactive contamination are mounting there, a US broadcaster reported Wednesday. (more...)
Majority of Americans don't realize Puerto Rico is part of America Majority of Americans don't realize Puerto Rico is part of America
- September 22, 2017

Virgin Islands, and Mexico , all of which have been devastated by the hurricane and earthquakes during the week. Still, that storm knocked out power to 70 percent of the island and left almost 40 percent of Puerto Ricans without running water. (more...)
James Comey delivers keynote address to Howard University students James Comey delivers keynote address to Howard University students
- September 22, 2017

As Comey took the podium, a group of people rose, singing "We shall not be moved" and chanted statements like "We are here to reclaim this space" and "No justice, no peace". In his role at Howard, Comey will give five lectures on several topics, officials have said. He led the FBI's investigation into both Hillary Clinton alleged mishandling of work-related emails as Secretary of State, and alleged collusion between Donald Trump's campaign and the Russian government. (more...)
Syrian activist, daughter stabbed to death in Istanbul Syrian activist, daughter stabbed to death in Istanbul
- September 22, 2017

The Hurriyet daily said forensic investigators believed that they had been killed two or three days ago and the attacker had poured lime over the corpses and wrapped them in blankets to prevent any smell. She said her sister had opposed the Assad regime in Syria from the 1980s going back to the rule of president Bashar Al Assad's father Hafez. It said she had initially lived in Britain, then the UAE before coming to Istanbul. (more...)
Haley: UN Out of Options on North Korea Haley: UN Out of Options on North Korea
- September 22, 2017

In their latest call, the White House said Trump and Moon had committed to "take steps to strengthen deterrence and defense capabilities" of South Korea, offering no details of how it might do so. According to Trump's national security adviser, H.M. McMaster, the president is intending to speak of reform as it relates to organizational bureaucracy. (more...)
Mexico natural disaster: Search continues for missing children at damaged school Mexico natural disaster: Search continues for missing children at damaged school
- September 22, 2017

Stretchers have also been brought to the edge of the building. In total, more than 230 people are known to have died in the quake. The rescue dog is being hailed a hero on social media. In his words: "Taking any decision is unsafe". Dozens of buildings in central Mexico turned into plumes of dust and debris killing at least 216 people in Mexico City - one of the busiest cities in the world - and the surrounding states of Puebla, Mexico and Morelos when a powerful 7.1-magnitude quake ... (more...)
How a dog wearing goggles and jacket is rescuing Mexico quake survivors How a dog wearing goggles and jacket is rescuing Mexico quake survivors
- September 22, 2017

The seven-year-old rescue dog is part of a 15-member team of canines that are detecting victims and survivors trapped in the rubble after the deadly quake. Frida's handler, Israel Arauz Salinas, said she had suffered from exhaustion after searching the school Wednesday. "They act afraid", Salinas said of the moment the dogs find a corpse. (more...)
China reiterates calls for South Korea to remove Thaad
- September 22, 2017

Human Rights Watch , one of several global organizations advocating for improved monitoring of rights in North Korea , said in a statement issued Wednesday the U.N. Echoing statements he made earlier this week in his address to the United Nations General Assembly, Trump said North Korea's nuclear weapons program is a "grave threat" to peace and security in the world. (more...)
Iran's Rouhani pushes back at Trump
- September 22, 2017

Trump told the 72 session of the UN General Assembly that the nuclear agreement with Iran is an " embarrassment " to the United States , raising question whether he intends to stay in the 2015 accord. He was followed by Tillerson and his top aides, and the two sides spent several minutes apparently alone in the room before others, including European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, showed up. (more...)
Snow Falls on Sierra Nevada on Last Day of Summer Snow Falls on Sierra Nevada on Last Day of Summer
- September 22, 2017

Farther north, the National Weather Service's Sacramento office has issued a winter weather advisory through evening because snow was falling over Interstate 80 on Thursday morning. "We've got people calling about season passes and checking our webcams to take a look at the first snow", Slaughter said. "Be prepared for winter driving conditions if you must travel over the Sierra above 6,000 feet", its Facebook post warns. (more...)
Japan moves defence system closer to flight path of North Korea missiles
- September 22, 2017

On Sunday, however, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the UN Security Council had run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear programme and the United States might have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon. His comments come as the Trump administration has struck an increasingly bellicose tone towards Pyongyang in the face of a sharply accelerated pace of missile tests from North Korea. (more...)
Iraq launches offensive to retake ISIS stronghold Hawija near Kirkuk Iraq launches offensive to retake ISIS stronghold Hawija near Kirkuk
- September 22, 2017

More than three years later, Iraqi forces have begun the operation to clear the self-proclaimed Islamic State group from the area. A picture made available on 12 June 2016 shows Iraqi displaced families arriving in a temporary shelter after escaping from the ISIS-held areas near Hawija town, southern Kirkuk , Iraq, 11 June 2016. (more...)
Mass protest in Philippines over Duterte 'dictatorship' Mass protest in Philippines over Duterte 'dictatorship'
- September 22, 2017

An opposition politician, Sen. "And I will protect the police who kill you, if it is true", he said. Vice President Leni Robredo, who was not Duterte's running mate, said Filipinos should recognize signs of "rising tyranny". He abolished democratic institutions and was accused of killing, torturing and "disappearing" thousands of opponents. According to left-wing group Karapatan , "Duterte and his security cluster have utilized narratives and tactics straight out of Marcos's playbook of ... (more...)
Trump announces order aimed at those facilitating trade with North Korea Trump announces order aimed at those facilitating trade with North Korea
- September 22, 2017

The new order allows the U.S.to blacklist people and companies that conduct any business with North Korea , including shipping and trade. "I think the situation in North Korea is extremely serious", Trudeau replied. "Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime ", Trump said earlier this week. "But the US has responded firmly and in a very good way". (more...)
North Korea blames sanctions for child rights abuses
- September 22, 2017

Under the new resolution, North Korea is unable to export more textiles, which was the second most important export product, as well as a limit on the purchase of oil. The state news agency KCNA, quoting the foreign ministry statement, said the economic restrictions - which USA officials estimate could deny the impoverished state more than $2 billion in revenue - were an "act of hostility to physically exterminate the people of" North Korea. (more...)
Banks to carry out immigration checks on customers Banks to carry out immigration checks on customers
- September 22, 2017

The measures are part of Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to create a "hostile environment" for illegal immigrants in Britain, and the accounts of those identified will be closed down or frozen. The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants has criticised the action saying migrants "with every right to be here" will be affected. It said the checks form part of the Immigration Act passed in 2016, and the Home Office said it would only share details of those living here unlawfully. (more...)
Trump talks North Korea, signs new order
- September 22, 2017

Abe, through a translator, echoed the president and said that pressure must be applied on Pyongyang "in a robust manner". Global powers hope that economic sanctions will deprive the North of the resources it needs to pursue its nuclear programme and pressure it into negotiating. (more...)
Death toll from Indian firing in Kashmir rises to six Death toll from Indian firing in Kashmir rises to six
- September 22, 2017

There has been a spate of ceasefire violations along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir perpetrated by Pakistani troops and the Indian Army has been retaliating effectively to Pakistani actions. Pakistani troops had earlier violated ceasefire on the worldwide border in the Jammu district consecutively for four days. One civilian and a BSF trooper were killed. (more...)
Haley: U.N. out of options for N. Korea
- September 22, 2017

The California Democrat added, "We know that they can hit anywhere within the United States now and they've done this in a relatively short time", she said on CNN. "To be clear, we seek a peaceful solution to this", Tillerson said. Haley said that while the rhetoric in his speech was not a "clear signal he plans to withdraw" from the deal, it showed he's "clearly not happy" with it. (more...)
Rohingyas illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath Rohingyas illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath
- September 22, 2017

The incident late on Wednesday reflected rising communal animosity, and came as US President Donald Trump called for a quick end to the violence that has raised concern about Myanmar's transition from military rule. "People are still at risk of being attacked or killed, humanitarian aid is not reaching the people who need it, and innocent civilians are still fleeing across the border to Bangladesh", Haley said after Britain hosted a meeting on the crisis in NY on Monday. (more...)
Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (SHW) Stake Raised by Carderock Capital Management Inc
- September 22, 2017

Since May 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $8.18 million activity. The Alta Capital Management Llc holds 165,867 shares with $44.58 million value, down from 177,858 last quarter. The rating was initiated by Atlantic Securities on Tuesday, November 29 with "Overweight". The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, November 25 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
4 civilians killed in Indian firing: Pak 4 civilians killed in Indian firing: Pak
- September 22, 2017

Speaking on the occasion, he said the forces have befittingly responded to the Indian shelling from across the border and reiterated that every aggression by the Indian forces would be responded in the strong and matching way. Indian violation of the ceasefire agreement along the LoC is not uncommon. A five-year-old girl was killed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir earlier this month when an Indian soldier opened fire across the LoC. (more...)
Pakistani army accuses India of killing 4 civilians along border Pakistani army accuses India of killing 4 civilians along border
- September 22, 2017

Bhatt further said that the impact is evident from continued attempts of snipers and targeting of Indian troops undertaken through cross-border actions "duly supported" by the Pakistan Army troops. The Indian DGMO responded that all ceasefire violations in the sector were initiated by Pakistani Rangers and India's BSF troops only responded to them. (more...)
Arrest Made In Terror Attack On London Subway Train Arrest Made In Terror Attack On London Subway Train
- September 22, 2017

Police arrested an 18-year-old man Saturday morning in the port area of Dover in connection with an attack a day earlier on a train at a London Underground station, London's Metropolitan Police said. Queen Elizabeth II honored Ronald and Penelope Jones for their fostering work in 2010, awarding them MBEs (Member of the Order of the British Empire) "for services to children and families". (more...)
Gazain Marri taken into custody on return from 18-year exile Gazain Marri taken into custody on return from 18-year exile
- September 22, 2017

The Quetta police have apprehended him following charges of allegedly killing Justice Nawaz Marri, a judge of the Balochistan High Court, in 2000. It is to be mentioned here that Gazeen Marri and Hyrbayar Marri among others were nominated in Justice Nawaz Marri murder case. Earlier, Ghazan said he would face the cases registered against him upon return to the country. (more...)
China urges North Korea to not to go further in 'dangerous direction'
- September 22, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said nuclear weapons will not bring security for North Korea's government, amid an escalating war of words between officials from the two countries. China and Russian Federation also started joint naval drills off Vladivostok, in the southern part of the Sea of Okhotsk and to the north of Japan. (more...)
APC stalwart Bola Ilori attacked at restructuring forum in Akure APC stalwart Bola Ilori attacked at restructuring forum in Akure
- September 22, 2017

Participants were from Ekiti, Osun and Ondo states. The public hearing took place at the second bowl of the worldwide event center, otherwise known as the "Dome" along the Igbotoro road in Akure, the state capital. Without any elaborate explanation, Ilori alleged that a top Ondo State Government official sent the thugs to attack him. He said: "Their aim was to kill me, but the mercy of God prevailed". (more...)
Japan Deploys Missiles on Island After North Korea Launch
- September 22, 2017

The North Koreans "are intentionally doing provocations that seem to press against the envelope for just how far can they push without going over some kind of a line, in their minds, that would make them vulnerable", he said. But on Monday, Mattis said he believed that diplomacy and sanctions were managing to put pressure on Pyongyang, which he said was finding itself increasingly isolated. (more...)

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