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North Korea crisis worst in years, says a anxious United Nations chief

North Korea crisis worst in years, says a anxious United Nations chief The U.S.is willing to risk a veto of its proposal rather than see it watered down, according to a Security Council diplomat who asked not to be identified while negotiations were ongoing. North Korea's ambassador to Mexico Kim Hyong Gil (C) stands at the door of the North Korean embassy while a translator (not pictured) addresses the media in Mexico City , Mexico September 8, 2017. [Full Article...]

Victims remembered: Trumps observe 16th anniversary of September 11, 2001, attacks

Victims remembered: Trumps observe 16th anniversary of September 11, 2001, attacks The 9/11 attack is the most dreaded attack launched on a United States territory, caused by two hijacked planes which flew into the twin building World Trade Center in NY causing massive casualties, several injuries and billions of dollars in damages. [Full Article...]

Egyptian policemen killed in terror attack in Sinai

Egyptian policemen killed in terror attack in Sinai The gunmen later opened fire with machine guns and commandeered a police pickup truck. The ground clashes led to the injury of six policemen and a paramedic who was trying to reach the attack with his ambulance. In July, 23 army personnel were killed in an ISIS attack that targeted army checkpoint in the North Sinai's Rafah. While Egypt's Ministry of Interior didn't comment on the attack, a mi... [Full Article...]

USA adds launchers to THAAD as dozens hurt in South Korea protests

Following North Korea's ballistic missile launches and its sixth nuclear test on September 3, calls have been mounting among opposition parties that South Korea should develop its own nuclear weapon or at least bring back tactical nukes from the US. [Full Article...]

OIC urges Myanmar to allow investigation into Rohingya issue

OIC urges Myanmar to allow investigation into Rohingya issue The ARSA also urged Myanmar to "reciprocate this humanitarian pause" in fighting. Almost 300,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh and 30,000 non-Muslim civilians have been displaced inside Myanmar after the military launched a counter-offensive following attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) insurgents on 30 police posts and an army base on August 25. [Full Article...]

Miami Game Likely To Be Rescheduled For October 7

Miami Game Likely To Be Rescheduled For October 7 The Seminoles were originally set to play a night game Saturday. The game was originally slated for October 12 but was switched to abide by the league's scheduling parameter that requires teams playing on Thursday night to have equal or full rest. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Jose was close behind, but at the last minute it veered away and might pose no threat to the US. Jose's path may put the storm over islands already damaged by Hurricane Irma . The red strip represents areas in which hurricane watches are in effect. Katia is expected to remain offshore through most of Friday, then turn southwest and make landfall in Mexico on the coast of the sout... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds

Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds The foreign secretary urged the Myanmar government to take effective measures to prevent such episodes of violence in future and to reach a durable settlement of the issue along with upholding the rights of the Rohingya population. Myanmar rejects this, saying its military is fighting against Rohingya "terrorists". Vivian Tan said the number had jumped from an estimate of 164,000 on Thursday ... [Full Article...]

NWS: Hurricane Irma could lead to rain, wind, rising rivers in region

The National Weather Service tweeted this graphic after the release of the updated forecast track. "Basically we're looking to provide extra data for computer models", said Chad Omitt, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Topeka. [Full Article...]

Great White! In The Manly Pool! Thought You Ought To Know *Faints

Great White! In The Manly Pool! Thought You Ought To Know *Faints Wildlife rescuers then used a stretcher to transport the injured shark to the very popular sea pool at Fairy Bower , about a five minute drive from Manly, which lifeguards obviously cleared out. You don't know if its injured and if it is you might make it worse". Rob Townsend, Life Sciences manager at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary , was called to the scene and said they placed the shark in the pool... [Full Article...]

Bob Dylan announces Richmond tour stop

Bob Dylan announces Richmond tour stop Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, through LiveNation, and can be purchased online or by phone at 330-972-7595. The Nobel Prize winner's opening act will be Grammy winning gospel, soul and rock artist Mavis Staples . [Full Article...]

NWS: Severe Irma wind gusts to reach most of Florida

NWS: Severe Irma wind gusts to reach most of Florida The Birmingham Visitors and Convention Bureau is reporting motels and hotels are close to 90% compacity. Both Schmid and Stanfield said many hotels that normally don't accept pets were altering their policies for people leaving Florida and Georgia ahead of Irma. [Full Article...]

Are Hedge Funds Betting Against Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)?

Are Hedge Funds Betting Against Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)? Apple Inc now has $819.36B valuation. (ABTL) has risen 2.76% since September 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.48% the S&P500. Enterprise Financial Services Corp increased Bristol Myers Squibb Co ( BMY ) stake by 112.19% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. [Full Article...]

Girl made to stand in boys washroom in school as punishment

Girl made to stand in boys washroom in school as punishment Later as punishment, she was made to stand in the washroom. He said confining a girl to the boys' washroom was nothing short of sexual abuse of a child. On Monday parents of the girl lodged a complaint against the school with the Ramachandrapuram Police. But were you ever punished so much that it made you stop going to school? The NGO has demanded that a case must be registered against the teacher... [Full Article...]

Korea may lead to 'global catastrophe,' warns Putin

The move would ratchet up tensions in the wake of Pyongyang's latest and most powerful nuclear bomb test . That rollout was "temporarily" completed Thursday, a spokesman for South Korea's defense ministry said , adding it was necessary to counter increased threats from North Korea . [Full Article...]

Putin opposes tougher sanctions against N. Korea

However, the UN Security Council on Monday remained divided over possible new and tougher sanctions. The Security Council already imposed more sanctions last month after Pyongyang test-fired two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. Asked about a possible oil embargo or ban on North Koreans working overseas, he said: "We wouldn't like to see the ordinary people, the citizens of North Korea... [Full Article...]

Japanese PM Abe to arrive on Wednesday

Japanese PM Abe to arrive on Wednesday Japan will provide 85 per cent of the total project cost of $19 billion in soft loans for the bullet train. A sum of around Rs. 1.10 lakh crore will be spent on the project that is being partially funded by Japan. Besides the bilateral meeting, Modi and Abe will be participating in the ground breaking ceremony for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project which is also referred to as the bullet t... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Irma in Atlantic

But residents in the Lesser Antilles and other coastal areas set to be hit by Irma , are monitoring Jose's latest movements. As Hurricane Irma tore through the Caribbean, a tropical storm in the Atlantic and another in the Gulf of Mexico were upgraded to hurricane status on Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center said . [Full Article...]

Delta Airlines Accused of Price Gouging

Delta Airlines Accused of Price Gouging All American flights remain canceled through Monday at 12 other Florida airports, as well as Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Savannah, Georgia . Medina said he waited in line for five hours to get the sandbags he needs to help protect his home from flooding, and he was thrilled to finally check that off his list . [Full Article...]

Putin Calls for Restraint, Diplomatic Solution to N. Korean Nuclear Issue

During his Russian Federation visit, Moon spoke warmly of his relationship with Putin, saying the two were "friendly" and shared the same aims. He told reporters at United Nations headquarters on Tuesday that the only initiative now on paper is a Chinese-Russian proposal that would halt North Korea's nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the US and South Korea halting their joint military ... [Full Article...]


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