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North Korea issues stamps celebrating Hwasong-14 missile launch
- September 01, 2017

The increasing controversies surrounding Trump coincide with rising tension over North Korea's rapidly developing missile and nuclear programmes. On Wednesday, Trump spoke by phone with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , their second conversation after the latest missile launch by North Korea . (more...)
Heavy rains lash Pakistan's Karachi Heavy rains lash Pakistan's Karachi
- September 01, 2017

The city's Jinnah International Airport has completely suspended traffic due to the bad weather. On the other hand, the Sindh education department has announced to close schools across the province, while private schools association has also made a same announcement. (more...)
Blue Whale game suspected in death of MBA student Blue Whale game suspected in death of MBA student
- September 01, 2017

The accused set 50 tasks for victims aimed at "creating psychologically traumatizing situations", demanding the victims to commit suicide in the final stage. A 17-year-old Russian girl has been arrested from Khabarovsk Krai region of Russia for allegedly being the administrator of several "Blue Whale Challenge" groups and threatening to kill her victims or their family members if they did not follow her instructions. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey death toll rises to 28 Hurricane Harvey death toll rises to 28
- September 01, 2017

Squalls from Harvey were pounding Beaumont with up to 5cm of rain an hour at the time with 60km/h gusts, according to the National Weather Service . She pulled her vehicle into the Plaza 10 parking lot. "I don't know this young girl or her family, but I feel the necessity to help them out during these very hard times". The film producer set up the crowfunding page to "support this little girl's future" after reading the NYT story. (more...)
Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Jabil Inc. (JBL), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)
- September 01, 2017

It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. Citizens & Northern Corp acquired 2,057 shares as W W Grainger Inc (GWW)'s stock declined 31.42%. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt Com Ltd holds 1.23% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) for 68,888 shares. (more...)
Spain expels N Korean diplomat over missile tests
- September 01, 2017

US President Donald Trump vowed ongoing cooperation with Japan on North Korea after Pyongyang launched a missile over Japan , the White House said Wednesday. "The advantage of the new modification of the B61-12, according to USA military experts themselves lies in the fact that it will be, as they put it, "more ethical" and 'more usable, '" Mikhail Ulyanov, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Nonproliferation and Weapons Control Department, told the state-run Tass Russian News ... (more...)
US President Vows Support To Japan After North Korean Missile Launch
- September 01, 2017

Lavrov told Tillerson that Russian Federation urges all parties to avoid a military solution to the crisis and added that Moscow views any new potential sanctions against North Korea as "counterproductive and risky". Reacting to the new wave of tensions in the wake of the North's launch, Russian Federation said it was "extremely worried" about the situation in North Korea and blasted a "tendency towards an escalation". (more...)
Zach Randolph Charged with Weed Possession, Resisting Arrest Zach Randolph Charged with Weed Possession, Resisting Arrest
- September 01, 2017

But now, prosecutors have reduced the charges down to misdemeanor possession of more than 1 ounce of marijuana and misdemeanor resisting arrest. If convicted, Randolph could face a maximum of one year in prison but he's unlikely to see a jail cell with it being his first offense. (more...)
Facebook, Google to match Harvey donations
- September 01, 2017

The Houston airport authority has not said when it will reopen, but the Federal Aviation Administration said it would not be before Wednesday for Hobby Airport and Thursday for Houston Intercontinental Airport. The public backlash forced CEO Oscar Munoz to institute a series of passenger-friendly policies aimed at preventing such an event from happening again. (more...)
Wayne Rooney arrested for drink driving Wayne Rooney arrested for drink driving
- September 01, 2017

He also announced his retirement from global football last week after scoring 53 goals in 119 caps for England . He was stopped yesterday evening after a night out and was reportedly taken to a local police station in Cheshire where he was questioned by police officers. (more...)
Vladimir Putin warns North Korea situation on verge of 'large-scale conflict'
- September 01, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) meets with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. Earlier this month, the United Nations Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea - targeting exports such as coal - in response to two long-range missile launches in July. (more...)
Houston Kids Will Eat 3 Free Meals Daily for Rest of Year Houston Kids Will Eat 3 Free Meals Daily for Rest of Year
- September 01, 2017

Houston students will receive up to three free meals a day for the rest of the 2017-2018 school year, the school district announced Wednesday after receiving clearance from the USA and Texas Departments of Agriculture. Parents and guardians with students in HISD schools can access the National School Lunch/School Breakfast Program applications and surveys online here. (more...)
Houston Mayor Imposes Curfew in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey Houston Mayor Imposes Curfew in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey
- September 01, 2017

See more of his moving tribute to Sgt. Perez and other law enforcement working during Harvey. "He was seeking to serve this city and all those who would come in to our city". Turner said the curfew will start at midnight and end at 5 in the morning with exceptions for flood relief volunteers, emergency responders, those commuting to work and those seeking shelter. (more...)
Kenya Supreme Court Cancels Presidential Election Kenya Supreme Court Cancels Presidential Election
- September 01, 2017

The decision was reached when four out of the six Judges upheld the petition by Odinga. He claimed that the electronic voting results were hacked into and manipulated in favor of Kenyatta. The court should ask itself a simple question: Was the election free and fair? A dispute over the 2007 poll, which Mr Odinga challenged after being declared loser, was followed by weeks of ethnic bloodshed in which more than 1,200 were killed. (more...)
President Trump to donate $1 million to Harvey relief President Trump to donate $1 million to Harvey relief
- September 01, 2017

Earlier, a senior White House aide said about 100,000 homes, not all of which were fully insured, had been affected by the storm and the flooding that accompanied it. Accuweather estimated Harvey's cost at $160 billion, making it the costliest natural disaster in United States history. With heavy deluge from the Tropical Storm Harvey swallowing the entire Texas cities, the U.S. (more...)
Coast Guard Rescuing Boats in Port Aransas Ship Channel Coast Guard Rescuing Boats in Port Aransas Ship Channel
- September 01, 2017

Following Friday's landfall of Hurricane Harvey, at the time a unsafe Category 4 storm, many affected regions have been declared disaster areas. According to the Coast Guard, seven people were rescued and airlifted from the tugboat Sabine. (more...)
Justin Verlander traded to Astros
- September 01, 2017

Outfielder Daz Cameron is the Astros' No. 9-ranked prospect, and he is especially intriguing for Tigers fans after the team traded away Justin Upton to the Angels earlier Thursday. Larry Reynolds, Upton's agent, said the player has yet to decide whether he'll opt out. After fairing well without Mike Trout for a good portion of the season when he was down with a thumb injury, they have surged of late to keep themselves very much in the thick of things. (more...)
TDP wins Kakinada Municipal Corporation Elections after 30 years TDP wins Kakinada Municipal Corporation Elections after 30 years
- September 01, 2017

While the Congress expectedly drew a blank, three independents gave a rude shock to the main parties by winning the divisions with a big margin. Election to the KMC was held on August 29 and counting of votes was taken up today. The elections were conducted on Tuesday in 48 wards of the corporation. TDP's ally BJP managed to win 3 wards and others (TDP Rebels) won 3. In the Kakinada local election, the TDP had contested only 39 of the 48 divisions, leaving the rest to the BJP. (more...)
Trump Approves Declaration of Emergency for Louisiana Trump Approves Declaration of Emergency for Louisiana
- September 01, 2017

Edwards said Cameron Parish is under an evacuation order, but there has not been significant structural damage reported in Louisiana at this time. Emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, will be provided at 75 percent federal funding, the release said. (more...)
Donald Trump hopes to have good ties with Russian Federation Donald Trump hopes to have good ties with Russian Federation
- September 01, 2017

In comments made Sunday, Mexican officials honed in on the tragedy now playing out only a short distance away. It seems sure that GOP leaders will move to reverse it next week as floodwaters cover Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city, and tens of thousands of Texans have sought refuge in shelters. (more...)
Most Republican voters would support a government shutdown over border wall funding Most Republican voters would support a government shutdown over border wall funding
- September 01, 2017

It goes beyond domestic tranquility, reaching to the extreme uncertainty in foreign affairs in East Asia. Three days later, Trump's administration still hasn't decided whether to accept assistance from Mexico . But it is likely that Senate Democrats will block Trump's budget request when it moves to the upper chamber. The targeted senators "don't want to fund the wall ". (more...)
UP teacher slaps student repeatedly for not standing up during roll call UP teacher slaps student repeatedly for not standing up during roll call
- September 01, 2017

Following the incident, the video clip of the teacher slapping, hitting and dragging the boy went viral on the social media. The video leaked from St. The principal also told the father that they have questioned the teacher as to why she slapped the boy to which she answered that she got angry. The family members of the student had filed a complaint against the school teacher."A medical examination of the child was conducted and doctors described the injuries as simple and blunt abrasions on ... (more...)
Members of elite search and rescue team head to Texas Members of elite search and rescue team head to Texas
- September 01, 2017

Wednesday. Saturday, August 26 for deployment to Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey . Continued rainfall is adding to the rushing water in southeast Texas and Louisiana. Rescuers are using everything from choppers to boats and flat bed trucks to help rescue people. The drive down to Texas took nearly 24 hours, and VA-TF1 members arrived at a staging facility in San Antonio, Texas, approximately 12:45 a.m. (more...)
DUP wants an immediate return to Stormont DUP wants an immediate return to Stormont
- September 01, 2017

In a major speech on Thursday night, DUP leader and Tory ally Mrs Foster said laws should be introduced in Belfast to address cultural and language issues within a "time-limited" period. Sinn Féin had insisted on a standalone Irish language act, but there was no indication in Ms Foster's speech that she would change her opposition to this. (more...)
Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims
- September 01, 2017

I think that's why he's the president - because of overwhelmingly a large number of Americans came out and voted for him because he does reflect their values. The briefing began with remarks from White House Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert, who said that an estimated 100,000 homes have been affected. (more...)

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