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Tropical Storm Lidia leaves seven dead in Mexico's Baja California peninsula Tropical Storm Lidia leaves seven dead in Mexico's Baja California peninsula
- September 04, 2017

Earlier in the day, NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Lidia and analyzed the storm in infrared light as it strengthened quickly. One person was considered missing and video broadcast on local networks showed vehicles being swept away by flooded rivers. (more...)
IRS: Beware of fake charity scams relating to Hurricane Harvey IRS: Beware of fake charity scams relating to Hurricane Harvey
- September 04, 2017

Friends and neighbors need help from time to time. That's the best of it; then there's the dark side. - Do not give credit card numbers, bank account numbers or other personal financial information over the phone. Only donate to charities you know and trust with a proven track record of dealing with natural disasters . Avoid cash donations if possible. (more...)
U.S. considering 'stopping all trade' with countries doing business with N. Korea U.S. considering 'stopping all trade' with countries doing business with N. Korea
- September 04, 2017

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says if China was to cut oil supplies to the rogue nation it would be unprecedented and would have a significant impact on North Korea . Complicating matters is a nettlesome dispute over a free trade agreement between the US and South Korea, which reports suggest the Trump administration is considering abrogating. (more...)
Kenya president warns judiciary after it nullifies election
- September 04, 2017

It can't go on like this. there is a problem and we must fix it. However, the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Deputy Secretary General Richard Todwong tells KFM that courts only adjudicate on matters of law and do not vote, urging the opposition to rather concentrate on mobilizing for support than wishing that courts would nullify election of rightfully elected leaders. (more...)
White House vows quick action as Harvey aid estimates soar White House vows quick action as Harvey aid estimates soar
- September 04, 2017

Multiple outlets reported Thursday President Trump was planning on announcing his nixing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals measures - which shield from deportation those brought to the USA illegally as children - as soon as Friday. (more...)
North Korea threats will be met by 'massive military response', USA warns North Korea threats will be met by 'massive military response', USA warns
- September 04, 2017

White House officials said the president emphasized the range of retaliatory measures available to the USA, including nuclear weapons, in a conversation earlier with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: "President Trump reaffirmed the commitment of the United States to defending our homeland, territories, and allies using the full range of diplomatic, conventional, and nuclear capabilities at our disposal". (more...)
Division 3 school scores 98 points ... and shutout their opponent Division 3 school scores 98 points ... and shutout their opponent
- September 04, 2017

St. John's totaled 560 yards, while St. Scholastica amassed the whopping sum of 52 yards. Fourteen Johnnies had at least one carry for a total of 337 yards and six rushing touchdowns. The most points in division history against any opponent is 105, set by Rockford in 2003 against Trinity Bible. The Johnnies' 63 points scored in the first half set a new program record, surpassing the 62 points scored in the first half against Hamline on October 9, 1993, in Collegeville. (more...)
Pakistan expresses concern over HR violation of Rohingya Muslims Pakistan expresses concern over HR violation of Rohingya Muslims
- September 04, 2017

Indonesian president Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Monday (Sep 4) said he wants the humanitarian crisis involving the Rohingya in Rakhine, Myanmar, to be resolved objectively and not merely by making statements condemning the republic. In one of the deadliest bouts of violence in decades, about 58,600 Rohingya have fled into neighboring Bangladesh from Myanmar, according to United Nations refugee agency UNHCR, as aid workers there struggle to cope. (more...)
Indonesian President: Stop Violence at Rakhine Indonesian President: Stop Violence at Rakhine
- September 04, 2017

The violence and the exodus began after Rohingya insurgents attacked Myanmar police and paramilitary posts in what they said was an effort to protect their ethnic minority from persecution by security forces in the majority Buddhist country. (more...)
Josh Rosen leads UCLA on epic fourth-quarter comeback past Texas A&M Josh Rosen leads UCLA on epic fourth-quarter comeback past Texas A&M
- September 04, 2017

Rosen's pass went right through the hands of a Texas A&M cornerback, with Andrews hauling the ball in for the score. UCLA trailed by 34 with 4:08 left in the third quarter. But the Aggies' persistent passing woes - combined with the complete collapse of their defense - helped make the Bruins' comeback possible. Yes, UCLA did get a lucky a few times. (more...)
Trump weighs pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea Trump weighs pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea
- September 04, 2017

The administration has been in talks to make adjustments to the trade agreement with South Korea. "It's very much on my mind", the president said of the trade deal, according to a press pool report , adding that he is discussing the matter with his advisers. (more...)
AICTE is about to close 800 Engineering colleges AICTE is about to close 800 Engineering colleges
- September 04, 2017

Colleges with less than 30% admission in past five years have been given the option to either shut down or get merged with a nearby college. The chairman of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Anil D. Uttar Pradesh has about 1,165 colleges and Andhra Pradesh has 800 engineering colleges. In order to improve the quality of education, the AICTE has introduced a six-month compulsory training for professors who would be employed as teachers in engineering colleges. (more...)
Prison Service respond to HMP Birmingham 'incident' Prison Service respond to HMP Birmingham 'incident'
- September 04, 2017

Witnesses claim Tornado teams have been dispatched to try and tackle the protest, thought to have began at around 3.30pm. Prison officials told The Guardian the unrest was confined to one wing of the prison. He added: 'Prison staff are working to resolve it quickly and safely. At the time, one man, believed to be in his 20s, was taken to hospital with a facial injury, West Midlands Ambulance Service said. (more...)
Jim Mattis refutes claims over differences with Donald Trump on North Korea Jim Mattis refutes claims over differences with Donald Trump on North Korea
- September 04, 2017

Numerous bullet train routes were also halted. That follows on five straight years of budgetary increases as territorial tensions with China also aggravate Japan's security concerns. After the call, Abe told local reporters he and Trump agreed North Korea's most recent provocation is "extremely risky". North Korea this month threatened to fire four missiles into the sea near Guam, home to a major USA military presence, after Trump said the North would face " fire and fury " if it ... (more...)
Donald Trump rules out talks with North Korea
- September 04, 2017

O'Shaughnessy, the commander of U.S. Pacific Air Forces, in a statement . Japan Defense Ministry handout via Reuters. A spokesperson from the U.S. There's been virtually no US aid given to North Korea since around 2009. Mr Barnier has urged the United Kingdom to start "negotiating seriously". Massed tanks and infantry units, assisted by saboteurs and agents already in the South, would attempt to swiftly seize Seoul and other key cities and facilities in South Korea before the United ... (more...)
Makkah governor stresses Saudi rejection of exploiting Hajj Makkah governor stresses Saudi rejection of exploiting Hajj
- September 04, 2017

Addressing the delegations of different Islamic countries in Mina , he said Saudi Arabia strives to achieve unity, cooperation and solidarity in Muslim world. "He said some Iranian pilgrims had "[attempted] to raise sectarian and political slogans in the Grand Mosque". "May Allah's peace, mercy and blessings be upon you". (more...)
Red Cross seeking local volunteers Red Cross seeking local volunteers
- September 04, 2017

The local Red Cross is hosting three Disaster Responder Bootcamps. More than a dozen volunteers for the American Red Cross Ohio Buckeye Region are preparing to deploy to Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey . The organization said it is also assisting the Louisiana state government with an emergency shelter which hosted almost 1,700 people Saturday night. (more...)
Trump mulling withdrawal from Korea trade deal Trump mulling withdrawal from Korea trade deal
- September 04, 2017

His aides' concern is that conflicts with Seoul is not desirable amid recent tensions over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Trump has labeled the agreement, which went into effect in 2012, a bad deal. No announcement is expected on the US-South Korea trade deal at this time, an official with the US Trade Representative office said on Saturday. "The government has constantly announced its stance on the KORUS FTA negotiations for national interest and national ... (more...)
Putin warns North Korea situation on verge of 'large-scale conflict' Putin warns North Korea situation on verge of 'large-scale conflict'
- September 04, 2017

As well, the president considered that further sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear program could be counterproductive and that President Donald Trump should put an end to his belligerent rhetoric. The pressure has had just the opposite effect of what the United States was aiming for. This file photo taken on May 10, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waving from a balcony of the Grand People's Study House to participants of a military parade and mass rally on Kim ... (more...)
Donald Trump makes second trip to storm-ravaged Texas Donald Trump makes second trip to storm-ravaged Texas
- September 04, 2017

He snapped on latex gloves to hand out boxed lunches of hot dogs and potato chips. Edward CruzCruz rips Christie after Harvey criticism: He is "desperate" for media spotlight Cruz: "We have a crisis on the ground" in Texas Christie: Cruz's excuse for voting against Sandy aid "an absolute falsehood" MORE (R-Texas) and first lady Melania Trump . (more...)
Merkel wants to stop Turkey's European Union membership talks Merkel wants to stop Turkey's European Union membership talks
- September 04, 2017

Merkel argued that the cease of the accession talks with Turkey can only be decided in the concert of the European Union states. Schulz, who had previously complained that Merkel was lulling voters to sleep with her refusal to engage in combative debate, went on the offensive quickly. (more...)
United Kingdom summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch
- September 04, 2017

China condemned "destructive" calls for new sanctions on North Korea Thursday, warning Japan, the U.S. and Britain that diplomacy was needed to avert crisis days after nuclear-armed Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan. May also strongly condemned the launch. Theresa May has called on China to deal with the North Korea's "illegal" missile tests. Britain is the second most important destination for Japanese investment after the United States, with firms like Nissan ( 7201.T ), ... (more...)
Russian diplomats vacate 3 properties on USA orders Russian diplomats vacate 3 properties on USA orders
- September 04, 2017

The country's foreign ministry said on Saturday that acting USA mission head Anthony Godfrey was handed a "note of protest over the intention of the American authorities to conduct a search" at a Russian trade representation. USA authorities have not publicly confirmed that they intend to search the premises. But the State Department said as of Saturday, access to the consulate will only be granted with State Department permission. (more...)
The Four Bits of Advice Obama Left Trump in Inauguration Day Letter The Four Bits of Advice Obama Left Trump in Inauguration Day Letter
- September 04, 2017

Instead of outlining a formula to a successful presidency, the former president chose to describe his reflections on the eight years of his tenure. The 44th president goes ahead to show some counsel to Mr. On Sept. 2, CNN finally obtained that letter, exclusively. "We are just temporary occupants of this office". "It was truly exceptionally pleasant of him". (more...)
Trump, SKorea's Moon Agree to Boost Seoul's Missile Capabilities Trump, SKorea's Moon Agree to Boost Seoul's Missile Capabilities
- September 04, 2017

The two leaders spoke in a phone call Friday. "The two leaders agreed to the principle of revising the missile guideline to a level desired by South Korea , sharing the view that it was necessary to strengthen South Korea's defence capabilities in response to North Korea's provocations and threats", South Korea's presidential Blue House said. (more...)