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S. Korea to deploy new THAAD launchers just 3 days after announcement

S. Korea to deploy new THAAD launchers just 3 days after announcement Most analysts and policymakers agree cutting off supplies of oil to North Korea would hurt its economy. But in a press conference following the BRICS summit in Xiamen, China, on September 5, Putin made it clear he opposes stiffer sanctions. [Full Article...]

9-11 remembered 16 years later

9-11 remembered 16 years later The lights are best viewed when it is completely dark. At 8:46 a.m., the moment American Airlines Flight 11 struck the north tower, NYPD officers throughout all five boroughs who are not responding to calls will form in front of their respective commands to remember the members who were killed in the line of duty that day 16 years ago. [Full Article...]

India extends further defence assistance to Afghanistan

India extends further defence assistance to Afghanistan Afghanistan's acting foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi on Monday. "We remain united in overcoming challenges posed by cross border terrorism & safe havens&sanctuaries to both our countries", EAM Swaraj said. Strategic friendship with Afghanistan is an "article of faith" for it and "... [Full Article...]

Latest on Hurricane Irma, Plus Pleasant WI Weather

Latest on Hurricane Irma, Plus Pleasant WI Weather The Florida Keys look to take a direct impact by daybreak on Sunday. Hurricane Irma rummaged through the Keys early Sunday morning before making a second strike at the state, with a Sunday afternoon landfall at Marco Island on the southwest Florida coast. [Full Article...]

Shami, Umesh back in Indian ODI squad

Shami, Umesh back in Indian ODI squad The Aussie skipper was perhaps not aware that the Chepauk pitch helps spinners, even in one-dayers. Australia have landed in Chennai for the upcoming limited-overs series. Smith comprehends the ODI and Twenty20 campaign in India will be hard and said here on Sunday, "They are very good ODI sides". With head coach Darren Lehmann taking a break ahead of the Ashes, Australia will be guided by h... [Full Article...]

President Rouhani: No obstacles on way of deepening Iran-Uzbekistan relations

President Rouhani: No obstacles on way of deepening Iran-Uzbekistan relations The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia participated Sunday in the OIC Summit on Science and Technology being held in Astana , Republic of Kazakhstan, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation or OIC will host the summit at the Palace of Independence in Astana on Sept 10-11. The two-day gathering of the pan-Islamic organisation will focus on ways to enhance science, techn... [Full Article...]

Dennis Rodman offers to 'straighten things out' between Trump & N. Korea's Kim

Dennis Rodman offers to 'straighten things out' between Trump & N. Korea's Kim Their freakish friendship is founded on the glorious leader's love of basketball, and he is reportedly a huge fan of the Chicago Bulls, Rodman's former team. 'I ask if they hate me as an American and they say no they don't'. Rodman added that he loves Trump, who he thanks for bringing him on "The Celebrity Apprentice " - a reality TV show Trump hosted before running for and winning the presiden... [Full Article...]

Banco Santander Brasil SA (BSBR) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at ValuEngine

Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 87,463 shares of the bank's stock worth $659,000 after purchasing an additional 51,592 shares during the last quarter. The business had revenue of $13.10 billion during the quarter. This dividend represents a yeild of $4.37 which is the dividend as a percentage of the current share price. [Full Article...]

Putin says tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of global catastrophe

Putin says tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of global catastrophe Robert Einhorn, a former senior USA non-proliferation specialist now at the Brookings Institution think tank in Washington, said North Korea has learned from the US invasion of Iraq and the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's decision to stop developing weapons of mass destruction "that you can't give up critical assets that you need for your own survival". [Full Article...]

United States calls Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions

United States calls Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions A commentary by its Uriminzokkiri propaganda website advised the Trump administration to "have a correct understanding of the actual power of the DPRK". The heightened tension could have a substantial impact on South Korea's economy and could also disrupt trade between the United States and China, ratings agency Fitch said on Monday. [Full Article...]

Four Shiites shot dead in Pakistan

Four Shiites shot dead in Pakistan Police identified the deceased as Yazdan, Irfan, and Mehdi. The bodies were shifted to a nearby hospital for postmortem. However, according to media reports, two women sitting in the auto remained unharmed in the firing incident. They were travelling from Chaman to Quetta and had stopped at the petrol station for refueling, Khan added. The insurgents fled the scene after carrying out the a... [Full Article...]

NATO's Stoltenberg says N. Korea's 'reckless behaviour' requires global response

NATO's Stoltenberg says N. Korea's 'reckless behaviour' requires global response Nato, or the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, has not been directly involved in the crisis, which saw Pyongyang carry out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test a week ago, but has repeatedly called on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. [Full Article...]

PSG have better chance of winning Champions League - Neymar

PSG have better chance of winning Champions League - Neymar Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has questioned Neymar's motivation for leaving Barcelona to join Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record deal during the summer transfer window. But from that day on I became more determined to win. We're not daunted, we just want to go and play . Wenger admits he'd like the Brazilian to set out why he chose to leave Barca. [Full Article...]

Parents 'sue school' after boy in son's class allowed to wear dress

Parents 'sue school' after boy in son's class allowed to wear dress The Rowes' son will now be schooled at home along with his older brother who they took out of the same school past year after a boy in his class started wearing female clothing. The school defined transphobic behaviour as an inability to believe trans person gender identity, refusing to use their name and only using their dead name, using "gender inappropriate pronouns" and feelings of "discomfo... [Full Article...]

Around '100 Inmates Escape After Hurricane Irma Destroys Prison'

Around '100 Inmates Escape After Hurricane Irma Destroys Prison' The British Virgin Islands have been hard-hit by Hurricane Irma with widespread destruction, a shortage of water and residents left without homes. 227263227262227262Trump declares major disaster in Puerto Rico from hurricanePresident Trump on Sunday declared a major disaster in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Irma hit the island, opening up federal assistance to the USA territory and its more than... [Full Article...]

Guy stands up to Hurricane Irma, almost gets blown away

Guy stands up to Hurricane Irma, almost gets blown away According to utility officials, it will take weeks to restore electricity to everyone. After leaving Florida, a weakened Irma is expected to push into Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and beyond. Forecasters have cautioned people not to venture out there since the water would return with a potentially deadly vengeance. Some 6.5 million people, about a third of the state's population, h... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump monitors Hurricane Irma as his Cabinet descends on Camp David

Donald Trump monitors Hurricane Irma as his Cabinet descends on Camp David Irma has forced millions of residents to leave their homes in one of the largest emergency evacuations in American history. But the trip will be a working visit like the one Trump had two weekends ago when monitoring Hurricane Harvey's destructive path through southeast Texas and Louisiana - talking to officials in the field and consulting with Cabinet members in video-equipped, table-top discus... [Full Article...]

North Korea 'ready and willing' to respond to sanctions imposed by US

North Korea 'ready and willing' to respond to sanctions imposed by US North Korea is warning the USA it will pay a "due price" for spearheading efforts for fresh sanctions on the regime following its latest nuclear test, which diplomats say the UN Security Council will soon put to a vote. The tougher sanctions proposed by the US and its allies would entail banning oil imports and exports of textiles, as well as employment of North Korean guest workers in other count... [Full Article...]

Cranes toppled in flooded Florida as Irma unleashes fury

Cranes toppled in flooded Florida as Irma unleashes fury The National Weather Service Key West Twitter account also posted a message urging people to evacuate saying nowhere in the Keys will be safe. The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel shared footage of a twister near Fort Lauderdale. Terrified Cubans who rode out Irma in coastal towns - after it made landfall Friday on the Camaguey archipelago as a maximum-strength Category Five storm - reported "deafe... [Full Article...]

Taiwanese activist pleads guilty to state subversion in China

Taiwanese activist pleads guilty to state subversion in China Lee Ming-che is accused of subversion of state power, a vaguely defined charge often used by authorities to muzzle dissent and imprison critics. Lee Ming-che at the trial confessed to "spreading malicious articles and speech attacking the current Chinese Communist Party and government" and "writing articles that were meant to defame the system and subvert state power". [Full Article...]


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