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North Korea's Latest Missile Test Rattles Global Markets

South Korea said it had fired a missile test into the sea to coincide with North Korea's launch and the presidential Blue House has called a National Security Council meeting. Cui Tiankai, China's ambassador to the U.S., said: "Honestly, I think the United States should be doing... much more than now, so that there's real effective global co-operation on this issue ". Read More »

Tropical Storm Maria Is Latest Threat to Caribbean Islands

SUMMARY: Tropical Depression Fifteen has intensified and has become Tropical Storm Maria . A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for St. Lucia, Martinique and Guadeloupe, Dominica, Barbados, St. Hurricane Jose is continuing on a path that could bring rain, risky surf and strong winds to areas in the northeast United States according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center . Read More »

Congolese Security Forces Kill at Least 18 Burundian Refugees


Eighteen Burundian refugees were killed Friday, said Mwanamboka and the others died Saturday, according to reports. Interior ministry official Josue Boji said the clashes began after a group of refugees overran a jail run by the country's domestic intelligence agency to demand the release of four Burundians who had been arrested for expulsion on Wednesday night. Read More »

Georgia Power offers update on state-wide outages

You may not see the FPL trucks in your neighborhood, but Florida Power and Light says they are near and working to get your power back on, but there is no specific information as to how soon any community may get its lights back on. "This is the first time our entire territory, 35 counties, have been impacted by any storm". "Virtually all of our facilities in the area are on generator power because commercial power has not yet been restored", said spokeswoman Mindy Kramer. Read More »

Jutanugarn charges into Evian Championship lead


Sunrise Beach product Katherine Kirk is relishing a startling season on the US LPGA Tour, including an impressive display at a major championship. Should she hold onto her position and win the tournament on Sunday, Jutanugarn would join her sister Ariya as a major victor - a feat that would see them become the first sisters to achieve that accomplishment. Read More »

NATO, US heedful of Russian Federation war games


Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite , who often criticizes Russian leaders, said the war games getting underway in Belarus on Thursday are a sign the Kremlin is preparing for conflict with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told NATO troops in Estonia last week that the alliance will be closely monitoring the war games. Russia's Defense Ministry said Thursday that elite parachute units in several Russian cities had been placed on alert ... Read More »

No third party in NE: China on Japan FDI plan


Reacting to it, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Hunyin had said, "You also mentioned Act East policy. Under such circumstances, we believe that any third party should respect the efforts made by China and India to settle the disputes through negotiations and any third party should not meddle in the disputes between China and India over territorial sovereignty in any form". Read More »

Porsche crashes into crowd at Boise auto show injuring Eleven


Saturday amid two occasions at the unpredictable, Cars and Coffee and Rock'N Brews and BBQ. Boise Fire and Ada County Paramedics immediately responded to the incident. There was at least one youngster, less than 10, he was kind of unconscious". Hundreds showed up to view the unique cars on show and engage the drivers. Read More »

Trump to stump for odd in Huntsville


President Trump made the announcement through his Twitter page Saturday. "Big Luther" is a great guy who gets things done!" The victor of the Republican runoff will face Democrat Doug Jones in December. Brooks said Moore will "fight for America" and criticized "malicious" tactics of a PAC supporting unusual. According to a campaign spokesperson more details will be available soon. Read More »

Bullet train foundation stone laid with eye to Gujarat polls: Congress


The Shiv Sena , in an editorial in its mouthpiece "Saamna", launched a number of attack on Narendra Modi government and asked whether the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed train project really fits the needs of the country. All these projects were needed for the nation. Out of the estimated Rs 1,08,000 crore cost of the project, at least Rs 30,000 crore would have to be shelled out by the Maharashtra government, it said. Read More »

'At least' four dead in United Kingdom motorway pile-up


The accident happened between junction 16 near Almondsbury and junction 14 near Failfield. The lorry appeared to have crossed the central reservation from the Southbound carriageway, pictures from the scene showed. Emma Ralley tweeted: "Lorry and cars accident". They said: "Stuck on M5. One was absolutely destroyed and another had flipped over". "Everyone ran out of their cars and the public were incredible, they managed to help many casualties out of the accident". Read More »

Maryam sure 'the lion will roar' in NA-120


In reply to a question, she said the leader of the ruling party is Nawaz Sharif and "all of us" are united under his leadership. The NA-120 by-election is scheduled to take place on September 17. Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz on Friday slammed the Supreme Court's dismissal of the review petitions filed by the family against the July 28 Panama Papers verdict and said revenge was being taken in the name of accountability. Read More »

CBSE orders psychometric test of all school staff


The board has given two weeks time to the school to respond to the notice. The post-mortem report of the Class 2 boy, who was found murdered inside Ryan International School in Gurugram on September 8, said injuries on his neck inflicted by a sharp-edged weapon was the cause of his death, Times Now reported on Saturday. Read More »

On his birthday, PM Modi to inaugurate world's second biggest dam


Meanwhile, the Union government will observer Modi's birthday as "Seva Diwas (day of service)" across the nation and carry out a range of activities including building twin pit toilets, "shramdaan" or voluntary work and sanitation drives. The Narmada Control Authority had ordered the gates of the Sardar Sarovar Project be shut on June 16 after which the height of the dam was increased from 121.92 metres to 138 metres; storage capacity was raised to 4.73 million cubic metres (MCM) from the ... Read More »

WH denies reports that Trump is softening stance on Paris climate deal


Quoting a top European Union official on Saturday afternoon, the newspaper reported the Trump administration won't pull out of the Paris agreement after all. There was a lot of blowback from the global community when Trump announced he was pulling us out of Paris. Withdrawing was one of Trump's key promises during his presidential campaign. Read More »

Eight dead in Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma


An AHCA official at the state's emergency management center expressed concern Thursday to colleagues and nursing home industry representatives that some facilities have not been reporting their status to the Health STAT system twice a day, as required by the state during the disaster - suggesting power outages may be to blame. Read More »

Confederate monument rally in Richmond has police on alert


Lee should stay. Counter-protesters are expected at the rally, raising concerns of possible violence like what happened in Charlottesville last month. While Richmond Police said they would enforce a strong no weapons policy inside the protective gates around the Lee monument, those who attend the rally would be allowed to carry guns because Virginia is an open carry state. Read More »

Dreamers, yes; border wall, no


That flexibility has the chance of rubbing some of Trump's most conservative supporters the wrong way if they feel Trump is willing to compromise in order to mint a deal. The end of DACA means that 800,000 children and youths will no longer be protected. Deporting everyone under DACA would have a negative effect in each state of the country as well. Read More »

Torkham crossing remains closed on second day after Pak-Afghan border blasts


No government spokesman was available for comment. Afghan Taliban sources said the attack targeted Pakistan-based Haqqani militants who are allied to the Taliban militants in Afghanistan. According to another report, security forces recovered explosives and hand grenades in Kohat Friday, which were defused later. Later, the report added, they sent a written statement to Maulana Haq, extending full support to Pakistan in case of an attack by the United States or India. Read More »

Egypt: Morsi life sentence upheld


Last week, ISIL fighters ambushed a police convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing 18 officers and wounding seven others in one of the deadliest attacks this year in the restive region. Morsi, who became Egypt's president in June 2012 after the first democratic elections in the country, was ousted in a military coup after a year in power following mass protests against his rule. Read More »

Argentina re-jig backline for Wallabies test


Australia scored five second-half tries to rally to their first victory of this year's Rugby Championship with a 45-20 win over Argentina at a chilly Canberra Stadium on Saturday. Daniel Hourcade's side remain pointless after four rounds of matches. The visitors continued to make sure the game was being played in the Australian half and it was not until the half-hour mark that the Wallabies broke out to again square the contest. Read More »

Trump has military options for North Korea

North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Friday, the latest in a stream of missile tests that have looked to defy the global community. The North Koreans must have been confident that their latest test - an audacious advance by some 1,000km on their earlier (29 August) overflight of Japan - would be successful and that the risk of the missile breaking up over Japanese airspace was minimal. Read More »

Nursing Home Where 8 Died


At 4 a.m., firefighters were sent back to the facility to transport a patient reportedly experiencing breathing problems, police said. A state inspection report in February 2016 cited the facility for failing to comply with regulations for emergency generators. Read More »

Pedophile scandal brings down Iceland's government


Benediktsson said in an interview on Friday that he would seek to continue as party leader, and that he believes the Independents can "gain strength" in an election. The government has also been accused of an attempted cover-up after it refused to disclose who had written the letter of recommendation. "The Pirate Party calls on all other parliamentary parties to comply with this call and invites the president of approve a new constitution before the parliamentary assembly is ... Read More »

May Complained to Trump About His London Attack Tweets, Official Says


Trump, addressing reporters briefly on camera, called the attack "an absolutely awful thing". He also renewed a call to shut down internet capabilities, a claim he had made during his presidential campaign in 2015. This is not how a U.S. president is supposed to behave. "Must be proactive!" Trump wrote in a post on Twitter . The court, which narrowed the scope of lower court rulings that had completely blocked his March 6 executive order, said it would hear arguments on the legality of ... Read More »

California legislature passes bill to become sanctuary state


The changes allowed state and local law enforcement to communicate with federal immigration authorities if a person has been convicted of certain crimes. The California Police Chiefs Association is now neutral on the bill, but the California State Sheriffs' Association still opposes it. "This is a measure that reflects the values of who we are as a great state", De León declared following the bill's passage. Read More »

Lady who slapped Army men arrested


The police said the accused Smriti Kalra was later granted bail by Metropolitan Magistrate Lovleen after she was produced before the court. In an exclusive conversation with NewsX, JCO Mahavir Singh said that he was on his way to Nizamuddin Railway Station with the leave party when an Indica auto came in front of the Army vehicle and started driving rashly, then the auto suddenly stopped and the woman driving came out and slapped the driver of the Army vehicle and JCO Mahavir Singh who was ... Read More »

Jose Declared A Hurricane (Again) On Friday


The storm's winds won't get close to land until Sunday or Monday - but it was formally declared a hurricane again on Friday afternoon. As of 8 a.m., the winds were sustained at 35 miles per hour. Jose will not be a threat to the Gulf of Mexico. We're still monitoring Tropical Storm, soon to be Hurricane, Jose . While gusty winds and possibly some heavy rain may affect the U.S. Read More »