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North Korea says H-bomb loaded into ballistic missile

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Previous recent tremors in the region have been caused by nuclear tests. Yonhap owned by South Korea said the institute has succeeded in developing a "more developed nuke", bringing about a "signal turn" in the country's nuclear weaponization, according to the report. Read More »

Stephen Miller Wrote Trump's First Letter About Firing Comey

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White House counsel Donald McGahn reportedly warned the president that draft was problematic and advised him to dismiss Comedy with an amended version, according to several administration officials who requested anonymity. It will also be interesting to see where it takes Trump in his efforts to diminish Comey and the investigations into Russian collusion. Cohen confirmed in a statement to the USA media that early on in the presidential campaign, Trump signed a non-binding letter of intent ... Read More »

USC avoids scare in season opener with win over Western Michigan

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The Trojans have their top rusher back as well, and Ronald Jones II won't have to split carries this season with Justin Davis, now with the Los Angeles Rams. USC cornerback Iman Marshall chased Bellamy down to knock the ball loose, but video review overturned the initial call, giving the Broncos one last gasp, but they came away with only three points on a 43-yard Josh Grant field goal. Read More »

MI defense helps Wolverines handle growing pains

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Highlights of the second half includes MI getting back in the groove with a three-yard TD run from Karan Higdon, followed by back-to-back field goals from Nordin, who made a school history with two 50-plus field goals in a single game - including a 50-yard FG in the third. Read More »

Freeland says North Korea reckless and provocative with missile test over Japan

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At a press conference alongside Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister said the United Kingdom condemned the latest missile launch in the "strongest terms possible". The Pentagon confirmed that the missile's northeastern path "did not pose a threat to North America." a Pentagon statement said. Kim Jong-un himself was present during the launch, Yonhap news agency said. Read More »

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Setting Ponderosa Fire

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Five residences and 10 outbuildings damaged. Lumpkin Road remains closed between Forbestown Road and Mill Road. An evacuation is in place along Lumpkin Road from the Enterprise Bridge to Lake View Terrace. A fast-moving wildfire that destroyed homes and forced the evacuation of some residents in Northern California continued to grow on Wednesday, local media and fire officials said. Read More »

Rossi suffers leg fractures in serious motocross crash

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At this moment his leg is fixed with metal screws and rails in order for the bones to heal correctly. " The surgery went well ", said the 38-year-old. Raffaele Pascarella, the surgeon who operated on Rossi, said the procedure "went perfectly". "Come back soon", the former Yamaha MotoGP rider wrote via his official Twitter account . Read More »

Md. shelter welcomes animals affected by Harvey

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Adoptable animals admitted into the SPCA shelter prior to Harvey are being shipped to Atlanta , where they will hopefully find their fur-ever homes. Animal Friends says that in order to admit as many animals from Texas as they can, the dogs now up for adoption need to be taken in by loving families so that they can empty their full kennels. Read More »

United Nations council unanimously condemns N Korea missile tests

Following this week's launch, Trump warned that " all options are on the table" as the United States considers its response. "The number of countries with access to ballistic missile technology, including some with the potential to reach North America or target Canadian and allied deployed forces, has increased and is expected to grow and become more sophisticated", the policy says. Read More »

Saffron is definitely not my colour, says Kamal Haasan on joining politics

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While the meeting of the two did not go farther than set up a photo-op, the actor might have succeeded in sending loaded signals to his constituency in Tamil Nadu, observers say. The 62-year-old superstar, who has acted in more than 220 films, made the announcement after meeting Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here. "But I could not make it as I met with an accident", Haasan said. Read More »

Mexico, Canada to stay in NAFTA even if U.S. leaves - minister

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The USTR acknowledged that the agreement contributed to the linking of the continent through trade and provided new market access opportunities for American farmers and ranchers, while commenting that the NAFTA created problems for many American workers as a result of the increase in trade deficits and the closing of USA factories. Read More »

US Shoots Down Test Missile Off Hawaii

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The USS John Paul Jones detected and tracked the missile, which had been launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, before firing SM-6 guided missiles to intercept it, the agency said. North Korea said the launch was to counter the US and South Korean military drills. North Korea strongly objects to the exercises, which it sees as a preparation for invasion and has responded with a series of threats and missiles launches in recent weeks. Read More »

Texas Judge Rules Against Obama-Era Overtime Pay Rule

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There is also some question as to whether the ruling is academic, in light of the U.S. Department of Labor's call in July for public comments on the rule , and the expectation that it would issue a new rule with a lower salary threshold. The Fifth Circuit has yet to rule on this motion-it is also possible that the Fifth Circuit would now dismiss the appeal as moot given that the district court has entered final judgment. Read More »

NAB prepares four references against Sharif family, Ishaq Dar

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Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday left for London city in the United Kingdom, media reports said. NAB Lahore had already recommended that names of all the members of Sharif's family be put on the ECL. Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, has been diagnosed with throat cancer, doctors in the United Kingdom told Geo News had earlier reported. Read More »

U.S. suffers setback with embarrassing loss to Costa Rica

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USA goalkeeper Tim Howard (1) collects the ball as Costa Rica forward Marco Urena (21) attacks during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match, Friday, Sept. on eight points and facing the possibility of being leapfrogged by Panama and caught by Honduras for the third and final automatic qualification spot. Read More »

Beijing condemns calls for new sanctions against North Korea

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Britain "will be working with our worldwide partners, as we have done previously, but we will be re-doubling our efforts with our global partners to put pressure on North Korea to stop these illegal activities", the prime minister said. In their summit Thursday in Tokyo, May and Abe are expected to confirm cooperation in the field of security and then issue a joint statement, according to Japan's Foreign Ministry. Read More »

Mattis calls reports he contradicted Trump on North Korea 'ludicrous'

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Mattis says in a statement released August 30 that the Pentagon, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security , will develop a plan that "will promote military readiness, lethality and unit cohesion". In July, North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile that theoretically could carry a nuclear bomb to the continental United States. Read More »

Late Hummels header maintains Germany's flawless record

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In the standing table of World Cup Qualifier, the team Germany is in the first place with 18 points and the team Czech Republic is in the third place with nine points. "We simply made too many mistakes", said the Bayern Munich star. Germany made it seven wins out of seven in Group C with a 2-1 win over Czech Republic in Prague thanks to a late Mats Hummels header. Read More »

Kim Jong Un: August 29 missile test 'prelude to containing Guam'

North Korea's state media says leader Kim Jong Un is calling for more ballistic missile launches into the Pacific a day after the country flew a missile created to carry a nuclear payload over Japan. Any new test worries Washington and its allies because it presumably puts North Korea a step closer to its goal of an arsenal of nuclear missiles that can reliably target the United States. Read More »

Six Million Dollar Man actor Richard Anderson dies at 91

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He is perhaps best remembered for his part as Oscar Goldman in The Six Million Dollar Man and spinoff The Bionic Woman . In 1976, a spin-off The Bionic Woman debuted with Anderson playing the same role of Goldman. The series was a popular sci-fi show, which aired from 1974-1978 about a former astronaut, Colonel Steve Austin ( Lee Majors ), who receives super strength from bionic implants. Read More »

Launch failure for India's PSLV

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Nellore: Isro scientists suspect that a problem in the pyro mechanism - explosive bolts used to separate the heat shield -was responsible for the failure of the IRNSS-1H satellite to separate from the PSLV rocket after its launch from Sriharikota . Read More »

Justice Sotamayor Presides In Judge's Chambers

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Sotomayor is from the Bronx and has been a fan for a long time. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor sat in Yankee Stadium yesterday in a section called "The Judge's Chamber". Sotomayor's presence didn't help Judge. "I [pay] homage to the Bleacher Creatures", Sotomayor said. If the Yankees go on an extended win streak after this she might have to start showing up more often. Read More »

Hundreds of new laws go into effect September 1

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Texas drivers must stop texting, put down their phone, and keep their eyes on the road. For those under 18 years of age, Texas law already bans all cell phone use while driving, including hands-free, except in the case of emergencies. "We are hopeful this new law will help save lives and reduce injuries". The law does not apply to drivers of authorized emergency or law enforcement vehicles acting in an official capacity, or to drivers licensed by the Federal Communications Commission ... Read More »

IS leader 'probably still alive' claims United States army commander

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Townsend, who is ending his year in command in Baghdad in a week's time, said he didn't have any information regarding al-Baghdadi's whereabouts. In June, Russia said there was a "high probability" that Baghdadi had been killed a month earlier in a Russian airstrike on Raqqa, the terror group's de facto capital in northern Syria. Read More »

Finnish president denies Trump claim of fighter jets sale

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In an addition to the list of awkward moments courtesy Donald Trump , the US President mixed up two Finnish reporters. When asked why he made a decision to announce the pardon during the height of Tropical Storm Harvey , Trump said he thought more people would be watching the news. Read More »

'We Only Kill Black People'

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The dashcam footage, obtained by WSB-TV in Atlanta, shows Lt. Greg Abbott of Cobb County (not the Texas governor) pulling over a white woman for drunk driving. During the stop, the driver refused to grab her cellphone like Abbot asked, saying she was too scared to do so because of recent videos showing police shootings during traffic stops. Read More »

HARVEY FLOODS: City of 118K Loses Water Supply - Hospital Evacuating

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Almost 200 patients at Baptist Beaumont Hospital were being transferred by air to other acute care facilities in the area. "This is being done immediately". "Due to the failure of the city's water pump, it is in the best interest of our current patients to transfer to other acute care facilities", said a statement on the hospital's website. Read More »

Talking is not the answer, says Trump on N Korea

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The missile landed in the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of the island of Hokkaido. The launch was condemned by the United Nations as an "outrageous" act. The North finds the USA exercises in its neighborhood particularly galling, perceiving them as preparations for an invasion, and has long chafed against them and timed its tests and other military moves to pointedly express that displeasure. Read More »

10-man Iran draws with South Korea in 2018 World Cup Qualifiers

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The East Asians went into the game with unbeaten Iran, who had already booked their place in Russian Federation with two games to spare, a point above third-placed Uzbekistan and four ahead of Syria in fourth position. Lee, who is the all-time leading scorer in the top-flight K League Classic, said the players are not thinking about a draw. "It's not important if Uzbekistan lost or won, what's important is us", said Son. Read More »