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Tillerson admits the U.S. has direct channel of communication with North Korea Tillerson admits the U.S. has direct channel of communication with North Korea
- October 01, 2017

Trump gave a combative speech recently at the U.N. General Assembly in which he mocked Kim as "Rocket Man" on a "suicide mission". "We are probing, so stay tuned", Tillerson told reporters during a trip to China . Speaking to journalists during a trip to China, Tillerson said that the two countries had been in communication over the North's missile programme, adding that the United States was "probing". (more...)
Puerto Rico aid is trapped in thousands of shipping containers Puerto Rico aid is trapped in thousands of shipping containers
- October 01, 2017

Port Authority workers will also help unload and prepare aid shipments at the port of San Juan. A little more than a week after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, ships continue to bring much-needed supplies to the island. Truck convoys carrying aid to New Orleans were backed up a hundred or more miles because of blocked roads, washed-out bridges, and other infrastructure problems. (more...)
Rex Tillerson meets China leaders to pile pressure on North Korea Rex Tillerson meets China leaders to pile pressure on North Korea
- October 01, 2017

The United States has direct channels of communication with North Korea , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Saturday, adding that Washington was "probing" for potential dialogue with Pyongyang. Kim reacted by saying he would tame the rationally unsettled USA dotard with flame. "Let us concentrate on cooperation and properly manage our differences in the spirit of mutual respect and mutual benefit so that we can keep moving the China-US relationship forward in the right direction", ... (more...)
Turkey Opens its Largest Overseas Military Academy in Somalia Turkey Opens its Largest Overseas Military Academy in Somalia
- October 01, 2017

About 200 Turkish soldiers and trainers will be stationed at the centre, which is near Mogadishu's airport. He added that Akar's visit is to attend the opening ceremony of a Turkish military training facility in Mogadishu , which is due to open tomorrow. (more...)
Donald Trump Says It's 'Very Important' NFL Players Stand During National Anthem Donald Trump Says It's 'Very Important' NFL Players Stand During National Anthem
- October 01, 2017

Many anti-war protestors blamed them for the atrocities that had occurred as much as the government that ordered their deployment. No one hates the military or the flag or the anthem. It is possible to be critical of Trump's decidedly vicious remarks against the football player while also remaining entirely mindful of the origin of his political protest. (more...)
Death toll from Mexico's quake rises to 282 Death toll from Mexico's quake rises to 282
- October 01, 2017

As rescue operations continued for a third day, much attention was focused on Enrique Rébsamen school in the capital, where the body of a female teacher was found overnight. In Mexico city alone, 212 schools had been damaged while 16 out of them were seriously damaged. The tragedy has also moved Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto to declare three days of national mourning. (more...)
India, China Annual Ceremonial Border Meet Cancelled As Beijing Didn't Send Invite India, China Annual Ceremonial Border Meet Cancelled As Beijing Didn't Send Invite
- October 01, 2017

Chinese ambassador Luo Zhaohui on Friday said that India and China should "turn a new chapter" in ties and "dance together", an obvious reference to the tumultuous Doklam episode when both sides had a military face-off in Bhutanese territory. (more...)
S.Korea expects more provocative acts by N.Korea in mid-October S.Korea expects more provocative acts by N.Korea in mid-October
- October 01, 2017

Onodera said Oct 10 marks an important anniversary for North Korea. Recent launches have indicated that North Korea has the potential to strike cities as far as Boston or NY, and North Korea's nuclear capability has continued to grow unchecked despite sanctions. (more...)
North Korea seen moving missiles from development centre North Korea seen moving missiles from development centre
- October 01, 2017

The statement of the representative of the DPRK stated that the use of the United States "sanctions stick" and flights of strategic bombers near the borders of North Korea , are "acts of suicide", capable of turning the USA into a "sea of fire" in the Wake of the nuclear disaster. (more...)
Invest 99-L contributing to weekend rough beach conditions, rain chances Invest 99-L contributing to weekend rough beach conditions, rain chances
- October 01, 2017

Satellite images show the tempest could be on a collision course with the United Kingdom after changing direction in the last 24 hours. It's nearly time to close to book on Tropical Storm Maria. After a week of typically autumnal weather - with foggy nights, pleasant sunshine and periods of wind and rain - more unsettled conditions look likely for this weekend and the start of next week . (more...)
Trump to visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines Trump to visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines
- October 01, 2017

First Lady Melania Trump will accompany him. "I will make the man holding the prerogative of the supreme command in the US pay dearly for his speech", Kim said on the state-run news outlet Korean Central News Agency. Trump has repeatedly pushed China to take more action to cut off the rogue regime. Trump's visit to China will reciprocate a trip to the United States made in April by Chinese President Xi Jinping. (more...)
Hezbollah leader: Kurdish vote will sow division in region Hezbollah leader: Kurdish vote will sow division in region
- October 01, 2017

During a speech on Saturday evening, Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah said that his organization "cannot remain silent about the fact that the Israeli military is planting explosive devices in some of the villages along the border". (more...)
PKL: Gujarat edge out Patna Pirates PKL: Gujarat edge out Patna Pirates
- October 01, 2017

The Paltans held on onto its lead and finished the first half at 18-14. Skipper Ajay's raid in the 14th minute helped Thalaivas level their opponents at 11 points apiece. However, the Jaipur side proceeded to move to a two-point lead with five minutes on the clock. Thakur scored two raid points in two minutes as Thalaivas reduced the margin to 28-34 in the 38th minute. (more...)
Trump to visit S. Korea, other Asian nations in November Trump to visit S. Korea, other Asian nations in November
- October 01, 2017

Leaders of the nine other ASEAN member states which include Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam are expected to attend the meetings in November, as well as heads of state from dialogue partners like Russia, Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, and South Korea. (more...)
Donald Trump to confront North Korea issue on first trip to Asia Donald Trump to confront North Korea issue on first trip to Asia
- October 01, 2017

Joined by his wife Melania, Trump will travel November 3-14. "The President will participate in a series of bilateral, multilateral, and cultural engagements - including the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit - demonstrating his continued commitment to the alliances and partnerships of the United States in the region", the White House said in a statement. (more...)
Police searching for suspect after officer injured in altercation near Eskimos game Police searching for suspect after officer injured in altercation near Eskimos game
- October 01, 2017

Some of the police vehicles started to block off the intersections that spine off Jasper Avenue while others pursued the white van, Ellard said. There is a large police presence in downtown Edmonton after an officer was injured outside a football game and witnesses told local media a U-Haul van hit at least one pedestrian a few hours later. (more...)
May admits Tories weren't ready for the snap election she called May admits Tories weren't ready for the snap election she called
- October 01, 2017

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said a transition period from the European Union after Britain's exit from the bloc in March 2019 must not last more than two years. Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson was the second most popular choice on 19 percent, followed by MP Jacob Rees-Mogg on 17 percent and Brexit Secretary David Davis on 11 percent. (more...)
Hurricanes Lee and Maria remnants to hit United Kingdom and Ireland
- October 01, 2017

The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Hurricane Lee on September 28 at 2:05 a.m. EDT (0605 UTC) and analyzed the storm in infrared light. Development or not, Invest 99L will bring heavy rain to parts of Florida, Cuba and the Bahamas for the next few days. How do I track Hurricane Lee? Most people rely on, news sites, radio and TV to find out the latest breaking weather news. (more...)
US 'Probing' Dialogue With North Korea, Tillerson Says
- October 01, 2017

China , which had already banned textile trade and severely limited the flow of oil to North Korea , said its commerce ministry had set a self-imposed deadline of 120 days from the passing of the resolution to shut down any and all North Korean firms on its soil. (more...)
Trump getting daily updates on Puerto Rico Trump getting daily updates on Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Update Saturday 7:30am ET: Donald Trump spent the morning attacking the mayor of San Juan on Twitter. "This is, damn it, this is not a good news story ", Mayor Yulín Cruz said . "I am begging, begging anyone that can hear us, to save us from dying ". During this season's trio of monster hurricanes - Harvey, Irma, Maria - Trump and his administration have drifted into the perilous territory of premature self-congratulation in the face of unfolding catastrophe, seemingly unmindful of ... (more...)
Raj Thackeray slams bullet train project, blame migrants for stampede
- October 01, 2017

The MNS had chose to take out a protest march on October 5 to the Western Railway HQ at Churchgate. "This Goyal is useless, Prabhu was good", he said . Twenty-two commuters were killed in Mumbai on Friday when a horrific stampede broke out on a narrow railway foot overbridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel stations when hundreds took shelter there to escape pounding rains, officials said. (more...)
Retired Assamese soldier asked to prove he is Indian Retired Assamese soldier asked to prove he is Indian
- October 01, 2017

He said that before joining the Indian Army police verification is mandatory, which was done in his case as well. Azmal Haque received a notice from the Foreigner's Tribunal last month asking him to appear before it with documents that may prove that he is a citizen of India by birth. (more...)
North Korea is preparing for new missile tests North Korea is preparing for new missile tests
- October 01, 2017

In addition, the defense minister was anxious that the North might stage another H-bomb test on #October 10 to mark the foundation of the North Korean communist party . While "total destruction" is an improvement from "fire and fury", Trump's decision to call Kim Jong Un a "Rocket Man ... on a suicide mission" should raise alarms about how he and his administration will deal with North Korea . (more...)
Very Important That NFL Players Stand for National Anthem on Sunday Very Important That NFL Players Stand for National Anthem on Sunday
- October 01, 2017

More than 200 players either knelt or used other means as expressions of unity last weekend. The symbolic gesture of protest during the traditional playing of "The Star Spangled Banner " was adopted by some African-American players over the previous year to protest against racial disparities in the criminal justice system. (more...)
Lakers lose preseason debut Lakers lose preseason debut
- October 01, 2017

That frequently involves the exploits of prize rookie Lonzo Ball , who bumped his individual record to 6-0 in scrimmages leading into Saturday's preseason opener against the Timberwolves . He is dynamic pushing the ball ahead and when he is on the court bigs run the floor hard looking to get rewarded - it changes the culture of the team. (more...)
Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some
- October 01, 2017

Maria, the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in almost 90 years, has killed at least 16 people on the island, according to the official death toll. Carmen Febo San Miguel, a doctor in Philadelphia and executive director of Taller Puertorriqueno, said she followed media coverage of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria over the past month, including a telethon for victims of Harvey that raised millions of dollars, and wondered where such efforts were for her home. (more...)
Cibc World Markets Corp Sells 238448 Shares of Progressive Corporation (The) (PGR)
- October 01, 2017

Progressive Corp (NYSE: PGR ) has risen 26.23% since September 26, 2016 and is uptrending. First Republic Invest Management Incorporated holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Progressive Corp (NYSE: PGR ) for 22,780 shares. Wells Fargo & Company presently has a $47.00 PT on the insurance provider's shares. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc increased Devon Energy Corp New (NYSE:DVN) stake by 34,579 shares to 664,226 valued at $21.24M in 2017Q2. (more...)
'No good news in Puerto Rico' says mayor
- October 01, 2017

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story was based on a faulty report about Trump administration policy . On that front, she ran into winds as fierce as Maria. On Thursday, the President placed US Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan in overall command of military operations to aid Puerto Rico in recovering from the storm. (more...)
Trump turns blame on Puerto Ricans Trump turns blame on Puerto Ricans
- October 01, 2017

It's not a "good news story ". "When you're drinking from a creek, it's not a good news story". "This is a 'people are dying story.' This is a life-or-death story". He has also referenced conditions that existed in Puerto Rico before the storm and mentioned the expected cost of the rebuilding effort. She implored the president, who is set to visit the USA territory on Tuesday, to "make sure somebody is in charge that is up to the task of saving lives". (more...)
Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic walks out on club Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic walks out on club
- October 01, 2017

With less than a week before the A-League season kicks off, Popovic quit the club to take the reigns of the Super Lig strugglers, throwing the A-League club's season into disarray. Tony Popovic has walked out on the Western Sydney Wanderers for a coaching role in Turkey. Popovic has coached the Wanderers for all five seasons of their existence with his remarkable achievements in that time including a premiership in their first season 2012-13 and victory in the AFC Champions League the next ... (more...)

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