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Death toll due to Tropical Storm Lidia rises to 7 in Mexico

Death toll due to Tropical Storm Lidia rises to 7 in Mexico The dead included two people electrocuted by power lines, a woman drowned after being swept away by water on a flooded street and a baby was ripped from its mother's arms as she crossed a flooded area. It is expected to weaken throughout the day and become a tropical depression. Hurricane Lidia was making landfall on the Baja on September 1 at 5 a.m. [Full Article...]

South Korea says quake in North Korea artificial, suggesting possible nuclear test

South Korea says quake in North Korea artificial, suggesting possible nuclear test North Korea further raised regional tensions on Tuesday by launching an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan, drawing worldwide condemnation. However, it only travelled around 2,700km, whereas the missile's full range is said to be between 4,500km and 5,000km said Yonhap. Residents said they were not anxious, for now. [Full Article...]

Theresa May insists she will fight the next general election

Theresa May insists she will fight the next general election May is visiting Japan for the first time as prime minister. British Prime Minister Theresa May has visited a Japanese warship ahead of a summit with her Japanese counterpart. 'Japanese companies already invest over £40billion in the United Kingdom, making the UK second only to America as Japan's top investment destination. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump rules out talks with North Korea

Donald Trump rules out talks with North Korea Rising from a meeting, the 15-member Security Council in a statement said it was of "vital importance" that North Korea take immediate, concrete actions to reduce tensions. "North Korea has demonstrated its capability to hit targets anywhere in Japan", said Narushige Michishita, a defense expert at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies. [Full Article...]

White House calls for emergency funds as Harvey hits 100000 homes

White House calls for emergency funds as Harvey hits 100000 homes The White House said more than 436,000 households have registered with FEMA for aid. "He would like to join in the efforts that a lot of the people that we've seen across this country do", Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, said Thursday during her daily briefing at the White House. [Full Article...]

Arsenal boss Wenger: Alexis and Ozil can leave for free

La Tercera claims that on Thursday morning, Sanchez gathered all of his Chile team-mates together to inform them that he will be making the move to Pep Guardiola's side before the transfer deadline. However, that changed in the final weeks of the window and City made a £50m cash offer for Sanchez on Tuesday which was turned down. Meanwhile the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain's Draxler is still ... [Full Article...]

Rain from Harvey to hit MA this weekend

Rain from Harvey to hit MA this weekend The Austin Wildlife Rescue shelter said it had received more than 200 baby squirrels in three days due to the deadly hurricane that devastated Houston. It will be in place through Thursday evening, the weather service said. Again, the morning commute on Friday could be a wet one. There is a chance we throw in some strong to even severe thunderstorms at times. [Full Article...]

Hollywood Hills QB Scores TD On Her First Pass

Hollywood Hills QB Scores TD On Her First Pass Neher, a quarterback for Hollywood Hills High School in Florida , had never thrown a pass in an official game when she entered Thursday night's showdown against Hallandale, but she wasted no time introducing herself to the fans. "She loves the sport so much that she came to at the end of past year and said 'what do you think about me playing tackle football?'" Kevin Perry, the school's athletic d... [Full Article...]

S. Africa to Work Toward Iran's BRICS Accession

S. Africa to Work Toward Iran's BRICS Accession Larijani expressed hope that the visit of Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa and his accompanying delegation would pave the way for promotion of trade relations between the two sides. President Rouhani also went on to mention close views of Iran and South Africa in many global and regional issues, adding: "Iran and South Africa can cooperate more with each other in worldwide communit... [Full Article...]

White House still deciding who gets Trump's Harvey donation

White House still deciding who gets Trump's Harvey donation In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said the request included $7.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Disaster Relief Fund and $450 million for the Small Business Administration's disaster loan program. [Full Article...]

Japan Seeks to Beef Up Missile Defense After North Korea Test Launches

Japan Seeks to Beef Up Missile Defense After North Korea Test Launches Regarding his conversation with Trump for a second straight day about the passage of a North Korean missile through Japanese airspace, Abe said he could "not talk [specifically] about the response going ahead", but added that the two "fully agreed on the need for the worldwide community to continue stepping up pressure". [Full Article...]

Candlelight tribute held for schoolgirls killed in bus accident

Candlelight tribute held for schoolgirls killed in bus accident Four others also sustained spinal cord injuries. 34 wounded girls were transferred to a hospital in Darab, and five others were taken to Shiraz hospital with a chopper, he added. People lit up candles Friday night in sympathy with families of the schoolgirls who were killed as the bus carrying them rolled over early morning the same day. [Full Article...]

Alleged Western Visayas drug lord killed

Alleged Western Visayas drug lord killed Balabago, Jaro, Iloilo City , at around 8 p.m. yesterday. He said intelligence officials are now looking for leads on possible drug deals and contacts. In a related development, News5's Gem Avanceña reported that the Philippine National Police has cancelled the reassignment of controversial Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido to Iloilo City , whose mayor, Jed Mabilog, President Rodrigo Duterte has... [Full Article...]

Twins erupt for 17 runs in shutting out Kansas City

Twins erupt for 17 runs in shutting out Kansas City Kyle Gibson went six strong innings for the Twins allowing five of the seven hits the Royals managed. In Gibson's six innings, he had five hits and five strikeouts. The Twins are averaging nearly six runs per game since August 2, with a plus-76 scoring margin over those 31 games. Niko Goodrum replaced Dozier at second base in the sixth inning, becoming the 13th player to make his major league... [Full Article...]

White House expected to request $5.9 bn in emergency Harvey funds

White House expected to request $5.9 bn in emergency Harvey funds The Trump administration on Friday asked Congress for $7.85 billion to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which caused devastating floods in parts of Texas. Katrina aid started with a noncontroversial infusion, followed by considerable wrangling between lawmakers from affected states and more budget-conscious lawmakers. [Full Article...]

Trump Says He's Looking Into Future of South Korea Trade Accord

Trump Says He's Looking Into Future of South Korea Trade Accord The U.S. had a $17.6 billion trade gap with South Korea a year ago, wider than $7.7 billion in 2012. The report cited "people familiar with the matter". Mr. Trump has been frustrated with the slow pace of negotiations over Nafta, and is eager to deliver on campaign promises to rewrite the nation's free-trade agreements, the people said. [Full Article...]

Huskers hold off Red Wolves 43-36

Huskers hold off Red Wolves 43-36 Later in the first, the RedWolves' defense forced its first three-and-out of the game, allowing sophomore punter Caleb Lightbourn to come in for the first time. (NU) Tyrin Ferguson intercepts pass attempt from Arkansas State at the Nebraska 1-yard line. The pick was Furgeson's first of his young career. [Full Article...]

North Korea claims to have more advanced hydrogen bomb

North Korea claims to have more advanced hydrogen bomb Pyongyang launched a missile over Japan last week in apparent signal to the US that the country would not back down over its missiles program. The Kim Jong-un regime has also unveiled photos indicating that it may be developing a new submarine-launched, solid-fuel missile, called the Pukguksong-3 and a Hwasong-13 ICBM. [Full Article...]

UK, Japan to hike pace of sanctions against N. Korea: May

On Tuesday, it fired a missile over Japanese territory. "Almost all of Europe is within striking range of North Korean intercontinental ballistic missiles", he added. The UK-Japan post Brexit trading relationship will be a central aspect of the visit. But uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations has spurred some Japanese firms that have set up shop in Britain, or established European headqu... [Full Article...]

President Trump and First Lady Serve Meals to Harvey Victims

President Trump and First Lady Serve Meals to Harvey Victims The event was marked by Trump's impromptu speech to supporters outside a Corpus Christi firehouse - "What a crowd, what a turnout", he said - instead of images of the president consoling victims or walking among the damage caused by of the storm. [Full Article...]


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