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Four people injured as vehicle smashes through house Four people injured as vehicle smashes through house
- September 04, 2017

Four people were injured and the auto and house set alight in the incident, but fortunately, no one was killed. A resident of the house who was sitting on the sofa at the time received serious injuries, while the auto burst into flames, setting the house alight. (more...)
Donald Trump warns against North Korea 'appeasement' after nuclear test Donald Trump warns against North Korea 'appeasement' after nuclear test
- September 04, 2017

The explosion caused a 6.3-magnitude natural disaster and North Korean state media confirmed that a bomb with "unprecedented power" had been successfully tested on the orders of leader Kim Jong-un. Defence minister Itsunori Onodera said so-called "sniffer planes", created to detect radioactivity, had been dispatched to check fallout from the test. (more...)
More Than A Dozen Texas Hazardous Waste Sites May Be Flooded, Damaged More Than A Dozen Texas Hazardous Waste Sites May Be Flooded, Damaged
- September 04, 2017

They found the sites to either be underwater or showing signs they were inundated before floodwaters receded. The EPA hasn't immediately responded to questions about why its personnel have been unable to do so. An EPA spokeswoman says agency experts won't begin assessing the damage at the sites until the floodwaters recede. Among the sites that have been flooded or damaged, but not yet physically inspected, are the San Jacinto River Waste Pits - an area on the San Jacinto River outside of ... (more...)
Theresa May calls on China to act over North Korea missile launches Theresa May calls on China to act over North Korea missile launches
- September 04, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he had received assurances that Britain's negotiations on leaving the European Union (EU) would be transparent. Landing in Japan just 36 hours after Pyongyang sent a missile over the north of the country, the Prime Minister insisted the United Kingdom would be re-doubling its efforts to curb the regime's weapons testing programme. (more...)
Bucs deal safety JJ Wilcox to Steelers in pack swap Bucs deal safety JJ Wilcox to Steelers in pack swap
- September 04, 2017

If you were wondering why Buccaneers fans were so quick to forgive general manager Jason Licht for the Roberto Aguayo pick, just look at the last two days. Wilcox's strength is his physicality - he's a thumper. After the acquisition of Ward it was clear that there would be an odd man out between Chris Conte and Wilcox in the Bucs safety group. (more...)
President and First Lady Meet With Hurricane Harvey Victims
- September 04, 2017

When asked about the devastating flooding still covering much of the region, he replied: "The flooding?" President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are meeting with Harvey survivors who are living in a shelter. Turner said the most pressing needs were housing for people who have lost their homes and debris removal. "We need the resources now", Turner told CNN . (more...)
Pyongyang 'sentences' four South Korean journalists to death for book reviews Pyongyang 'sentences' four South Korean journalists to death for book reviews
- September 04, 2017

The U.S Chamber of Commerce tells its members that the White House has alerted lawmakers that a notification of intent to withdraw could come as soon as Tuesday. Kim is clearly seeking a real nuclear deterrent against the United States and likely believes that will strengthen his negotiating position when North Korea returns to talks. (more...)
More than 150 hikers trapped as Eagle Creek Trail fire burns More than 150 hikers trapped as Eagle Creek Trail fire burns
- September 04, 2017

A total of 52 people is on the first bus, the US Forest Service reported. The U.S. Forest Service is heading that way, along with search and rescue volunteers to help guide hikers safely off the trails. Sunday. Several structures, including 100-year-old historic buildings, are threatened but firefighters are working on a containment strategy. The blaze is now approximately a half-mile from Cascade Locks, Ore., and the town was issued evacuation notices last night from the Hood River County ... (more...)
Three bureaucrats, one ex-top cop in PM Modi's new cabinet Three bureaucrats, one ex-top cop in PM Modi's new cabinet
- September 04, 2017

With two important ministries on urban matters merged and now without a cabinet minister, Puri will be watched for how he handles the task independently. The other three ministers from bureaucratic or military background are former Army chief Gen. (retd) V K Singh, Col. (retd) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Arjun Ram Meghwal , a former IAS officer from Rajasthan. (more...)
Local Red Cross employees, volunteers help in Houston Local Red Cross employees, volunteers help in Houston
- September 04, 2017

Golub said 100 percent of the donations goes directly to the Red Cross. "This is by far the worst I've seen", Meyer said as she worked the scene Wednesday afternoon from a Red Cross chapter station in southwest Houston . We were working mainly in the camps that had sprung up all over the city. "The length of recovery is just mind boggling". As a precaution, officials had already ordered the evacuation of an area within three kilometers of the plant in Crosby, northeast of Houston , and ... (more...)
North Korea claims it's developed a hydrogen bomb North Korea claims it's developed a hydrogen bomb
- September 04, 2017

A South Korean lawmaker told Yonhap that a provisional report showed that the sixth nuclear test had a yield of up to 100 kilotons, four to five times stronger than the atomic bomb dropped by USA forces on Nagasaki in August 1945. A 6.3-magnitude tremor, according to USA and Chinese government seismologists, was recorded at surface level, centered at Punggye-ri where North Korea's nuclear test facility is located. (more...)
Acre Fire Caused By Fireworks Blazing In Riverside Acre Fire Caused By Fireworks Blazing In Riverside
- September 04, 2017

The fire is at 750 acres with 0% containment burning in light fuels at a moderate rate. Officials did not provide details on the fireworks, nor if anyone was in custody. More than a hundred homes in Riverside County and the city of Redlands were evacuated. An evacuation center has been set up at Redlands Community Center , 111 W. (more...)
President Trump, first lady visit Harvey flood areas for second time President Trump, first lady visit Harvey flood areas for second time
- September 04, 2017

Upon landing in Louisiana, he and the first lady were met on the tarmac by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, Sen. Lt. Gov, Billy Nungesser and Attorney General Jeff Landry also are at Chennault International. And as he was leaving the NRG Center, Trump told survivors to "have a good time". They are posing for photographs and shaking hands as they listen to people's stories. (more...)
Moon, Trump agree to build up missile deterrence amid N. Korea threat Moon, Trump agree to build up missile deterrence amid N. Korea threat
- September 04, 2017

South Korea's Unification Ministry denounced the North Korean comments as an "absurd threat" and said it "sternly warns" the North to immediately stop threating South Korean citizens. South Korea has been accused of dumping and subsidizing steel products. North Korean defector Choi Seong Guk, who had lived in Pyongyang, said, "It seems like a regular home of middle-class family". (more...)
Russian Federation accuses United States of 'blatant hostility' after closure of diplomatic sites Russian Federation accuses United States of 'blatant hostility' after closure of diplomatic sites
- September 04, 2017

Washington's breach of the global law with regard to the closure of Russian diplomatic properties in the United States is regrettable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday. US authorities have not publicly confirmed that they intend to search the premises. "The Department of State can confirm that the Russian government complied with the order to vacate its Consulate and two annexes", a senior State Department official said . (more...)
British PM says no plans to quit British PM says no plans to quit
- September 04, 2017

They turned out in greater numbers than many pundits expected for Jeremy Corbyn in the general election earlier this year. William Hague has blamed the British public for making "a mistake" at the general election, by failing to return a Conservative majority and weakening the country's hands in the Brexit negotiations with the EU. (more...)
United Kingdom and Japan to work 'quickly' on post-Brexit trade deal
- September 04, 2017

Britain, whose Prime Minister Theresa May is visiting Japan, has called for new United Nations sanctions against North Korea that would target guest workers sent mostly to Russian Federation and China, and whose wages are a source of revenue for Pyongyang. (more...)
Price best placed of NZ'ers at Burghley Price best placed of NZ'ers at Burghley
- September 04, 2017

Taylor said: "Trevidden was super out there". "Without that we probably would have been inside the time". Townend's 40.6 score sits him 2.4 points clear at this stage. Todd will be amongst the last to start the cross-country and says it'll be interesting to see how others attack the course. The accident is thought to have taken place at fence 23, the Land Rover Trout Hatchery. (more...)
United States flies bombers, fighters in show of force against North Korea United States flies bombers, fighters in show of force against North Korea
- September 04, 2017

A visibly unsettled Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said it was an "unprecedented, serious and grave threat", while the UN Security Council called an emergency meeting at Tokyo and Washington's request. Russian Federation and China said U.S. military activity in the region was partly to blame for the increase in tensions, and urged negotiations, a BBC report said. (more...)
Russian Federation responds to latest Trump collusion controversy Russian Federation responds to latest Trump collusion controversy
- September 04, 2017

No deal was made. In January 2016, Cohen said that at Sater's urging he sent an email to Dmitry Peskov , Putin's press secretary, seeking Russian government approval for the project. "Buddy our boy can become President of the United States of America and we can engineer it", Sater wrote in a November 2015 email. But in a letter sent to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence this month obtained by Fox News, Cohen sought to explain that the "proposal for "Trump Tower ... (more...)
Artificial quake in North Korea believed to be nuclear test Artificial quake in North Korea believed to be nuclear test
- September 04, 2017

The South Korean military is closer to increasing the maximum payload of its ballistic missiles from the current 500 kilograms to more than one ton. The "fire and fury" of a war between North Korea and the United States could produce the world's deadliest conflict yet, Germany's foreign minister has said . (more...)
McCain: Trump 'poorly informed,' Congress 'not his subordinates' McCain: Trump 'poorly informed,' Congress 'not his subordinates'
- September 04, 2017

The six-term senator has been receiving radiation and chemotherapy for cancer at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix. We answer to the American people. John McCain , Arizona's Republican senator, has written a stirring op-ed in the Washington Post calling for an end to Washington dysfunction and imploring his fellow legislators to stand up to President Trump . (more...)
Greece 1 Belgium 2 Greece 1 Belgium 2
- September 04, 2017

The win was Belgium's seventh in eight qualification matches. In fact, Belgium have only dropped points once so far in the group, against Sunday's opponents in a 1-1 draw in Brussels back in March. It started a four-minute flurry of goals, with Zeca levelling up for the hosts in the 73rd minute before Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku scored the victor for Belgium a minute later. (more...)
Gas prices are still rising, but pace slows Gas prices are still rising, but pace slows
- September 04, 2017

The coming days, with Corpus Christi refineries working to come back online and Houston/Galveston beginning to dry out, will offer more insight into how long total recovery and restoration efforts may take. That is likely to hold true over the next few weeks as the market adjusts to the Harvey damage. The $2.44 price average Thursday was the highest recorded price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline so far in 2017, according to AAA . (more...)
China says Japan shouldn't slap North Korea with sanctions China says Japan shouldn't slap North Korea with sanctions
- September 04, 2017

The same rocket would kill 409,000 in NY, 298,000 in Paris and 79,000 in Berlin . President Trump said Tuesday that "all options are on the table" after the missile launch . The report cited the USGS as saying the first tremor occurred at around 12 noon North Korea time. " North Korea's reckless action is a threat to Japan, " Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe , told his National Security Council alongside May. (more...)