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Moscow rejects cutting off North Korea from Russian oil supplies Moscow rejects cutting off North Korea from Russian oil supplies
- September 08, 2017

And although Trump's defense secretary James Mattis said the president had asked to be walked through all possible response scenarios, he echoed Trump's sentiment on possible military action against North Korea. "But sanctions are only one facet". "There are possibilities to achieve the settlement of Pyongyang's problem by diplomatic means". Russian Federation and China both share a border with North Korea. (more...)
PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after concluding China-Myanmar tour PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after concluding China-Myanmar tour
- September 08, 2017

Earlier on Wednesday, Modi and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi headed delegation-level discussions in Nay Pyi Taw capital city, following which 11 agreements were signed between the two sides. Some 37,000 have arrived in the last 24 hours - the most in a single day since the unrest began. Emphasising Myanmar's value in India's freedom struggle, Prime Minister Modi said that this is the sacred land from where Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose gave the slogan of "give me blood and I ... (more...)
China donates P5M to troops engaged in Marawi fighting China donates P5M to troops engaged in Marawi fighting
- September 08, 2017

The amount, worth $14.3 million, was promised by US Ambassador Sung Kim. "We all look forward to the end of the fighting and suffering", said Kim who has been in Manila for nine months. "Remember that terrorism is a global concern, it knows no bounds, it knows no country, it knows no government". Kim expressed pride that over the past seven months the USA government has been able to provid "very important, very useful equipment" for the Armed Forces of the Philippines in its effort to ... (more...)
United Nations chief warns US, North Korea on United Nations chief warns US, North Korea on "confrontational rhetoric"
- September 08, 2017

All 29 ambassadors of the USA -led military alliance issued the statement as world powers sought a common response to North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear bomb test, amid fears that more were on their way. "Only when the two are put together can it unlock the nuclear issue of the Korean Peninsula", Wang said. At the conclusion of the meeting, Haley said that the United States would circulate a resolution in response to the nuclear test, with plans for a vote on it next week. (more...)
US Hispanics TV stands against Trump's decision to end the DACA programme US Hispanics TV stands against Trump's decision to end the DACA programme
- September 08, 2017

Saying that former President Barack Obama violated the Constitution by creating DACA through an executive order in 2012, Clarke praised Trump for sending DACA "squarely where it belongs". It is unconscionable that a USA president would play politics with the lives of 800,000 young people who have done no wrong of their own. He added that they already have work experience and pay state and local taxes in the States but still might apply for express entry under Canada's economic ... (more...)
Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve North Korea crisis Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve North Korea crisis
- September 08, 2017

Putin said it is absurd to simultaneously include Moscow on the sanctions list with Pyongyang and then call on Russian Federation to join new restrictions against North Korea. "We need to work together". "China will make close communication with relevant parties with an objective, fair and responsible attitude", Wang said without commenting if China would agree to curb oil exports to North Korea. (more...)
South Korean Leader Asks Russia to Help Stop North Korean Provocations
- September 08, 2017

Earlier, dozens of people had been injured when police sent thousands of officers to remove hundreds of protesters on a road that leads to the site. Known as "freeze for freeze", the proposal calls for Pyongyang to freeze its nuclear program in exchange for the United States and South Korea suspending their joint military drills. (more...)
Activist group hangs effigies of KKK figures in Richmond park Activist group hangs effigies of KKK figures in Richmond park
- September 08, 2017

Ku Klux Klown effigies were hung from a tree in Richmond's Bryan Park Thursday morning. Each effigy wore a "full-body clown costume" under the KKK robe. A video published online Wednesday by INDECLINE includes footage of the clowns being assembled and mounted at dusk by people wearing masks. The non-profit collective installed life-sized statues of a naked Donald Trump around the country past year, including one entitled "The Emperor Has No Balls". (more...)
Can cross LoC, strike at will Can cross LoC, strike at will
- September 08, 2017

On September 29 previous year, Indian soldiers crossed the Line of Control or defacto border in Kashmir and targeted staging areas used by terrorists in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir. Since May 1 this year, almost a dozen people have been killed and many others injured in unprovoked and indiscriminate mortar shelling and small arms fire at frequent intervals on the Indian side of the LoC by Pakistani troops in Rajouri and Poonch districts. (more...)
Schedule for India-Australia ODI and T20I series announced Schedule for India-Australia ODI and T20I series announced
- September 08, 2017

Reports suggest that the series will begin in Chennai before moving to Kolkata , Indore and Bangalore with the final ODI to be played in Nagpur on October 1 . The visitors, on the other hand, will look to make a seamless progress to the shorter formats after their two-match Test series against Bangladesh. The series against Australia sees the teams travel more than 1300 kilometers for their next ODI in Kolkata on the 21st. (more...)
15 states, DC seek court relief over DACA, but will it work? 15 states, DC seek court relief over DACA, but will it work?
- September 08, 2017

At the same time, the raw politics of the issue are front and center, especially the potentially disastrous consequences for Republicans in swing districts if the DACA program were to end. As this line of argument prompted several federal courts to enjoin the president's executive order on refugees and migrants, the plaintiffs likely hope the same strategy will buoy them to success. (more...)
Referendum in Catalonia: the public prosecutor announces charges against leaders of catalonia Referendum in Catalonia: the public prosecutor announces charges against leaders of catalonia
- September 08, 2017

Madrid has vowed to employ all legal means at their disposal to stop the plebiscite from going ahead, and to punish lawmakers for neglecting earlier court rulings proscribing such legislation. "Calling a referendum is not a crime", he said, insisting Catalonia would defend democratic freedoms in the face of "this state of siege". The referendum , planned for October 1, would not be recognized by Spain's central authorities, who have vowed to use all legal measures to stop it. (more...)
Trump willing to play mediator in ongoing Gulf dispute Trump willing to play mediator in ongoing Gulf dispute
- September 08, 2017

Mr. Trump ordered missile strikes against the Syrian military last spring in response to a chemical weapon attack against civilians. The warehouse was used to both produce and store shells containing toxic gas, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major-General Igor Konashenkov said at the time. (more...)
Big Ten announces men's and women's basketball TV schedule Big Ten announces men's and women's basketball TV schedule
- September 07, 2017

In addition, BTN will also air the first three days of the Big Ten Tournament from Madison Square Garden with CBS broadcasting the semifinals and finals. The schedule also releases the start times for the bulk of the conference season for the Old Gold & Black, as well as most of the non-conference home games. (more...)
Richard Branson rides out Hurricane Irma in wine cellar Richard Branson rides out Hurricane Irma in wine cellar
- September 07, 2017

Sir Richard Branson chose to stay put on Necker Island as Hurricane Irma thundered through the Caribbean rather than evacuate to a safer area. Packing 185 miles per hour (295 kph) winds, Hurricane Irma is due to reach the British Virgin Islands on Wednesday before grinding west across Haiti and Cuba then heading for the southern United States. (more...)
Trump says military action is not his 'first choice' on North Korea Trump says military action is not his 'first choice' on North Korea
- September 07, 2017

While tourists are free to visit the secretive state as part of strictly controlled tour groups, they are told to never take photos of soldiers by their handlers. The Trump Administration has been talking with allies about a potential response to the latest actions by the Pyongyang government. The White House said that in a phone call with South Korean's president on Monday, Trump gave approval "in principle" to lifting previous restrictions on South Korean missile payloads and to ... (more...)
Pakistan looks to Turkey, China post Trump's new policy Pakistan looks to Turkey, China post Trump's new policy
- September 07, 2017

Can Trump succeed in ending the war in Afghanistan? In Pakistan, there is disappointment on Trump's blame game. Trump's hint obviously was at the Taliban that operates from Pakistan territory to attack U.S. Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a group proscribed by both the United Nations and Pakistan, poses a more hard challenge and its naming in the BRICS statement puts not only Pakistan but also China on the spot. (more...)
Greenville County Schools Preparing For Hurricane Irma Greenville County Schools Preparing For Hurricane Irma
- September 07, 2017

The Fernandina Beach City Commission also voted at a Tuesday night meeting to approve an order to put the city in a state of emergency. The National Hurricane Center predicts tropical-storm-force winds could reach Nassau County by Sunday morning. (more...)
Georgia orders compulsory evacuation of coast as Irma roars closer Georgia orders compulsory evacuation of coast as Irma roars closer
- September 07, 2017

The powerful storm , now at Category 5, is expected to reach SC late Monday. Irma had winds of 185 miles per hour (295 kph) on Wednesday, making it the strongest Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever measured, as it raked across Caribbean islands nearer to South Florida. (more...)
United States lawmakers approve major Hurricane Harvey aid package United States lawmakers approve major Hurricane Harvey aid package
- September 07, 2017

Despite feuding with Trump over the summer as the president attacked him for the Senate's failure on health care, McConnell earlier praised Trump as "very engaged on this issue". "I think the American people will grow increasingly exhausted and frustrated listening to the internecine procedural battles in Washington while people are being rescued from their rooftops". (more...)
Donald Trump sides with Democrats against Republicans over crucial debt ceiling vote Donald Trump sides with Democrats against Republicans over crucial debt ceiling vote
- September 07, 2017

And third, Democrats have the votes on these issues. But Fox News is told Trump wanted to avoid a budget and debt-ceiling battle in the near-term, so he could focus Congress on tax reform . "Republicans left the Oval Office Wednesday stunned". Eliminating the debt limit altogether would be very hard for many Republicans in Congress to swallow. (more...)
NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Suing Trump Administration Over DACA NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Suing Trump Administration Over DACA
- September 07, 2017

In their complaint, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of NY, the states claimed that rescinding DACA violated constitutional guarantees of due process and statutory administrative process mandates, resulting in economic hardships for the program's recipients and, by extension, the states where they reside. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Has Destroyed This Famous Airport Hurricane Irma Has Destroyed This Famous Airport
- September 07, 2017

PTZtv.com hosts the Maho Beach camera. Officials say rebuilding the infrastructure remains crucial in the recovery process and getting aid to the residents who remain in flooded conditions. "No aircraft were visible on the tarmac", The Associated Press reported . At the U.S. Virgin Islands, Hurricane Irma significantly damaged St. Thomas and St. (more...)
FEMA Is Running Out of Money as Hurricane Irma Barrels Toward Florida FEMA Is Running Out of Money as Hurricane Irma Barrels Toward Florida
- September 07, 2017

With Harvey deemed one of the most costly hurricanes in USA history, the outlet noted the government is spending $9.3 million an hour. "If it's down to $1 billion or less, then I would say there's a great concern", said Elizabeth Zimmerman, who until January was FEMA's associate administrator for the office of response and recovery. (more...)
Trump scraps Obama's sexual assault rules for students Trump scraps Obama's sexual assault rules for students
- September 07, 2017

Currently, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Among the reforms she mentioned, the secretary said that there is now a need for "more precise" definitions of sexual misconduct. "Any perceived offense can be turned into a full blown Title IX investigation". (more...)

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