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TMC heavyweight Mukul Roy quits party

TMC heavyweight Mukul Roy quits party On September 17, Mukul Roy was removed from the position of the national vice-president of the Trinamool Congress party when the party restructured its internal committee. "I came to know that Mr. Roy is in touch with our central leaders". TMC was set to suspend Roy after he fell out of favour with TMC chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee . [Full Article...]

Terror watch being kept on Rohingya refugee influx

Terror watch being kept on Rohingya refugee influx Bangladesh Border Guard commanders said yesterday that hardly any refugees are now seen crossing on boats from Myanmar or trying to get over the land border. Both communities have told AFP they were terrorised by Rohingya militants. Recently, the Centre told the apex court its plans to deport around 40,000 Rohingyas now staying in India. [Full Article...]

New Trump Tweets; Seahawks, Titans Remain in Locker Room For National Anthem

New Trump Tweets; Seahawks, Titans Remain in Locker Room For National Anthem After the president's remarks in Huntsville, the demonstrations have become much more widespread, with many National Football League owners even choosing to participate. We believe it is important to support any of our players who choose to peacefully express themselves with the hope of change for good. We're football players, we're football coaches. [Full Article...]

Vietnamese fishermen dead as Philippine patrol ship makes arrest for poaching

Vietnamese fishermen dead as Philippine patrol ship makes arrest for poaching Minh, who also serves as Vietnam's deputy prime minister, reportedly expressed his opposition at the use of force against Vietnamese fishermen. "We would like to offer our sympathies over the unfortunate loss of life and give you our assurance that we will conduct a fair and thorough investigation into this matter", Cayetano told Minh during the ASEAN informal foreign ministers' meeting on the s... [Full Article...]

Iran unveils new ballistic missile, vows to boost capabilities

Previous Iranian missile launches have triggered United States sanctions and accusations that they violate the spirit of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers. As part of the nuclear agreement, President Trump has to re-certify the Iran deal to congress every 90 days. Iran's state media showed video on Saturday of the successful test-launch, saying the missile had a range... [Full Article...]

Seoul media say North might test nuke in Pacific

Seoul media say North might test nuke in Pacific On Thursday, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told the media that Pyongyang could test a powerful nuclear weapon in the Pacific Ocean in response to Trump's threats. "It is truly terrifying if something goes wrong", he added. The ongoing war of words between the two leaders on opposite sides of the Pacific have been exacerbated in recent months amid growing tension over North Korea... [Full Article...]

Trump says Iran 'working with North Korea' after ballistic missile test

Trump says Iran 'working with North Korea' after ballistic missile test Criticism by the Trump administration of the 2015 nuclear deal has focused heavily on Tehran's continuing missile program. The test announcement came after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pledged to increase the Islamic Republic's defensive power, including its missile capabilities and military forces, no matter whether its adversaries "like it or not". [Full Article...]

NBA Star Lebron James: Don't Let Trump Use Sports to Divide Us

NBA Star Lebron James: Don't Let Trump Use Sports to Divide Us Analysts are now predicting further on-the-field protests at games. On Saturday, Trump echoed his stance. The president then upped the ante by withdrawing his invitation for the Golden State Warriors - the defending National Basketball Association champions - to visit the White House after the team's star, Stephan Curry, said he would encourage teammates not to attend. [Full Article...]

UK Concerned by Reports of Iran Missile Test, Johnson Says

UK Concerned by Reports of Iran Missile Test, Johnson Says State television aired footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was first displayed at a high-profile military parade in Tehran yesterday. "Rouhani is putting down a strong marker that Iran's missile programs are not on the negotiating table", he adds. Friday's parade and missile display come days after Iran was called out in a speech by President Trump at the United Nations Gene... [Full Article...]

Fearing eruption, thousands in Bali flee from Mount Agung

Fearing eruption, thousands in Bali flee from Mount Agung Residents stay at a temporary shelter as they are evacuated from risky areas following potential eruption of Gunung Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia, on September 23, 2017. Pura Besakih temple, one of Bali's most prominent temples which is located just a few kilometres away from the mountain's slopes, has been closed to visitors since Saturday. [Full Article...]

Iran conducts new ballistic missile test despite Trump pressure

Iran conducts new ballistic missile test despite Trump pressure They are also working with North Korea. "Not much of an agreement we have". Trump said in a tweet posted late on September 23. Images from State television showed the launch of the missile. U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized the nuclear deal signed between Tehran and major world powers including Washington in 2015, saying that he believes Iran is violating the agreement, w... [Full Article...]

Theresa May Seeks Two-Year Transition Period From EU After Brexit

Theresa May Seeks Two-Year Transition Period From EU After Brexit However, speaking in Paris, Mr Macron said that while he welcomed Mrs May's "willingness" to move forward , more progress was needed on the rights of European Union citizens in Britain and the border with Ireland as well as the so-called "divorce settlement". [Full Article...]

Iran's Hassan Rouhani vows to boost missile defenses despite U.S. criticism

He also criticized the 2015 pact that the United States and six other powers struck with Iran under which Tehran agreed to restrict its nuclear program in return for relief from economic sanctions. When it comes to defending our country, we will ask nobody for their permission". He added, "Whether you like it or not we are going to help Syria, Yemen and Palestine, and we will strengthen our mi... [Full Article...]

Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticises arms programme

Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticises arms programme They are also working with North Korea. An Iranian medium range missile Zelzal passes by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (C) during the annual military parade marking the anniversary of the outbreak of its devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq, on September 22, 2017 in Tehran. [Full Article...]

Sun Devils save season with upset of No

Sun Devils save season with upset of No OR has won its last 10 against Arizona State and the Ducks have covered the spread in the last three meetings. OR was 1 for 11 on third downs. In the end, OR lost their first game of the season 37-35 to Arizona State on the road. In doing so he runs away from defenders who are overreacting to the power play, or where they thought the play was going. The Oregon offense is fine. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Administration Is Looking Into Price's Private Plane Use

Trump Says Administration Is Looking Into Price's Private Plane Use Trump's comments drew a quick rebuke from some prominent athletes, notable among them National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry, who said that he would not be joining his team, the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, during a (then) planned visit to the White House. [Full Article...]

Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test

Iranian state television showed footage of the firing of "Khoramshahr missile" but did not specify if the test-fire happened on Friday or in the past. Though Iran has long boasted of having missiles in the same range in its arsenal, it was the first time that the Khoramshahr, with a range of 1,250 miles, had been displayed in public. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria may cause 'dangerous' beach conditions in USA southeast

Hurricane Maria may cause 'dangerous' beach conditions in USA southeast Most global model members keep Maria meandering off shore and away from the East Coast, showing the storm eventually getting picked up by a cold front Friday and pushed out to sea. Tropical Storm Lee is still being monitored as it rotates in the Atlantic. The strongest winds are expected north of Cape Lookout and especially over the Outer Banks. [Full Article...]

Quake detected near North Korean nuclear test site

When the United States detonated its most powerful nuclear device in a 1954 test code-named Castle Bravo, the radioactive fallout spread far beyond the test site in the Marshall Islands. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga called Pyongyang's remarks and behavior "completely unacceptable". The president said, however, if the current crisis passes and Pyongyang stops its provocati... [Full Article...]

McCain torpedos Republican effort to repeal Obamacare

Cassidy, one of the sponsors of the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill, calling the Louisiana Senator a liar on his ABC show, Jim Kimmel Live , a few times. The GOP's latest attempt at an Obamacare repeal bill seemed to take more fatal blows Sunday, with Republican Sens. The bill, authored by Sens. [Full Article...]


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