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North Korea's Kim Jong-Un, Trump Threats Worry Russia North Korea's Kim Jong-Un, Trump Threats Worry Russia
- September 22, 2017

Hours later, Kim's foreign minister told reporters in NY that Pyongyang could launch a nuclear missile test in response. Seoul's spy agency earlier said that the North could lob an ICBM on a standard trajectory toward the Pacific Ocean around its founding anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea on October 10. (more...)
Dollar falls to around ¥112 in Tokyo on North Korea threat Dollar falls to around ¥112 in Tokyo on North Korea threat
- September 22, 2017

Trump said he has signed an executive order that gives the US Treasury new authority to "target" businesses and entities that "finance and facilitate trade with North Korea " and send goods, services and technology to North Korea. "No country conducts a nuclear test in border areas, but North Korea poses a grave threat to China by enforcing the nuclear test in a place very close to China", rights activist Yu Yunfeng, who led the protest, was cited as saying . (more...)
Haley says Mattis will 'take care' of North Korea if diplomacy fails Haley says Mattis will 'take care' of North Korea if diplomacy fails
- September 22, 2017

Ms Haley said that wasn't an empty threat from the president but she declined to describe the president's intentions. Haley told CNN's Dane Bash she would be "perfectly happy" turning things over to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said she was very concerned about North Korea's rapid nuclear buildup. Long gas lines forming in North Korea. (more...)
Rescue dogs working hard to save lives in Mexico Rescue dogs working hard to save lives in Mexico
- September 22, 2017

Now, she's hard at work trying to save people trapped in debris after a deadly quake killed at least 245 people and injured more than 2,000. But the sense of drama that had hung over the operation for two days - with round-the-clock media coverage and scores of volunteers working toward what they hoped would be a "miracle rescue" of the young girl - eased with the revelation. (more...)
What are school district makeup days for Hurricane Irma? What are school district makeup days for Hurricane Irma?
- September 22, 2017

The district canceled school September 11-15 following Tropical Storm Irma. Schools will also remain open on Election Day, Nov. 7. The board waived three of those days and four days were made up by shortening Christmas break by two days canceling a planned four-day weekend as part of the President's Day holiday. (more...)
Frantic rescue efforts continue at Mexican school Frantic rescue efforts continue at Mexican school
- September 22, 2017

As we continue to gather information on the extent of the damage, the photos below will give you a sense of what it has been like in Mexico City in the moments after the natural disaster, and in the ensuing rescue effort. Following the destructive quake, Washington announced that US President Donald Trump had spoken with his Mexican counterpart and offered assistance in rescue efforts. (more...)
China calls for calm in Korean Peninsula
- September 22, 2017

In the same forum, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday took an indirect swipe at the United States, telling the United Nations that "military hysteria" over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests would lead to "disaster". Beijing's appeal came as a war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un escalated, with the young North Korean leader calling the 71-year-old American president a "mentally deranged USA dotard". (more...)
Rouhani says Trump's anti-Iran remarks Rouhani says Trump's anti-Iran remarks "ignorant and spiteful"
- September 22, 2017

Thanks for stopping by. But Washington says they breach the spirit of the agreement as they have the potential to carry a nuclear warhead and has imposed new sanctions over Tehran's continuing launches and tests. "We also have been making the case to our allies that you share our concern about Iran's behavior". But we live in the real world, not an ideal world. (more...)
Trump announces order aimed at those facilitating trade with North Korea Trump announces order aimed at those facilitating trade with North Korea
- September 22, 2017

The volley is the latest launch in a back-and-forth of words over the country's nuclear missile program. " North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles threatens the entire world with unthinkable loss of human life..." In the statement released Thursday, Kim also said North Korea is considering the strongest possible response to what he called Trump's provocation. (more...)
Mass protest in Philippines over Duterte 'dictatorship' Mass protest in Philippines over Duterte 'dictatorship'
- September 22, 2017

Paolo has also been accused of being a member of a Chinese triad who assisted in a huge shipment of crystal methamphetamine from China . They also asked Duterte to junk martial law, stop his bloody war on drugs, address political killings, drop the military's Oplan Kapayaan, and lift his all-out war policy against the New People's Army. (more...)
Fears of volcanic eruption force almost 10000 to evacuate in Bali Fears of volcanic eruption force almost 10000 to evacuate in Bali
- September 22, 2017

The threat of an eruption at Mount Agung was raised to the highest level (four) by Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources on Friday evening. Others gathered to watch the volcano. Thousands of residents and tourists have been evacuated on the Island of Bali, Indonesia, after a major spike in seismic activity following a 5.7 magnitude natural disaster. (more...)
European Union agrees on new sanctions against North Korea
- September 22, 2017

European Union ambassadors have reached an initial agreement to impose more economic sanctions on North Korea, going beyond the latest round of United Nations measures, officials and diplomats said on Thursday. The document directed banks to explain to any North Korean customers that "our bank is fulfilling our worldwide obligations and implementing United Nations sanctions against North Korea". (more...)
Pak summons Indian envoy over alleged firing along LoC Pak summons Indian envoy over alleged firing along LoC
- September 22, 2017

According to Pakistan Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Indian forces started "unprovoked firing" along the working boundary in Chappar, Charwah and Harpal sectors. The firing, he was told, took place in Phulian sector on the Pakistani side of the de facto border and that also three persons including a woman were injured. (more...)
Ambassador Nikki Haley says Trump doesn't want war with North Korea Ambassador Nikki Haley says Trump doesn't want war with North Korea
- September 22, 2017

In Trump's speech Tuesday, he denounced North Korea, vowing to " totally destroy " the country if the USA was provoked. "No one wants war, the president doesn't want war, we tried to do this through dialogue, we tried to do this through sanctions we've tried every diplomatic matter we can, and we're not giving up on that", said Haley, appearing to shift from Mr. (more...)
United Nations urged to punish Myanmar army over Rohingya 'atrocities' United Nations urged to punish Myanmar army over Rohingya 'atrocities'
- September 22, 2017

Last year, during her first address to the assembly as de facto leader, Suu Kyi defended her administration's efforts to resolve the crisis. But getting aid to displaced people who remain inside Myanmar is not easy, reports the BBC's Jonah Fisher. (more...)
Indian firing across Working Boundary kills 6 Pakistanis, injures 26 Indian firing across Working Boundary kills 6 Pakistanis, injures 26
- September 22, 2017

Pakistan DGMO Maj Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza initiated the telephone conversation to complain that the Indian Army was targeting Pakistani civilians in the Jammu sector. "Pakistan Rangers Punjab befittingly responded silencing the Indian guns targeting civil population", the Army said. "This dialogue must be accompanied by an end to India's campaign of subversion and state sponsored terrorism against Pakistan, including from across our western border", Abbasi said. (more...)
Chinese Foreign Minister Warns Against N. Korea at UN
- September 22, 2017

Lavrov said during the meeting that Russia΄s position on the issue was "completely identical" to China΄s, the statement added. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the remarks at a routine press briefing. The United Nations has imposed multiple rounds of sanctions on the regime, including limiting how much fuel it can be supplied by other countries, but U.S. (more...)
Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat
- September 22, 2017

Russian Federation and China again urged adoption of their freeze-for-freeze proposal that would halt North Korean nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the USA and South Korea stopping their joint military exercises. foes in Pyongyang, Venezuela, Syria and Cuba. Trump himself appeared to open the door for talks with North Korea, an option he'd previously ruled out. (more...)
Kim Jong Un calls Trump 'deranged,' H-bomb test threatened Kim Jong Un calls Trump 'deranged,' H-bomb test threatened
- September 22, 2017

Kim's statement responded to Trump's combative speech days earlier. He called Kim a "Rocket Man on a suicide mission". North Korea also has conducted two successful tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles this year that experts believe could reach the US mainland. (more...)
Iran nuclear deal can not be renegotiated - Rouhani
- September 22, 2017

Mr Macron insisted the world's challenges were best met by working together, not alone, and he ruled out any renegotiation of the Paris climate accord, saying the rest of the world will go ahead with or without the US. General Assembly. The US president told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that the nuclear agreement is an "embarrassment" for Washington, accusing Tehran of violating the deal. (more...)
Iran's top leader dismisses Trump's 'ugly, foolish' remarks
- September 22, 2017

In dark language reminiscent of his "American carnage" inaugural address, Trump touched upon hot spots around the globe, declaring, "The scourge of our planet is a group of rogue regimes". While none could withstand a USA lead invasion, such an invasion could have radioactive consequences, a threat with which neither of Trump's predecessors were forced to contend. (more...)
Parsons Green attack: Man charged with attempted murder Parsons Green attack: Man charged with attempted murder
- September 22, 2017

The man was arrested in the departure area of the port at 7.50am on Saturday September 16. According to a Met Police statement , he is accused of having "attempted to murder persons travelling on a District Line Train from Wimbledon" on September 15. (more...)
Tillerson: Changes must be made to nuclear deal with Iran
- September 22, 2017

Nima Chitsaz, a translator for state broadcaster IRIB, said he had decided in the heat of the moment to spare his Persian-speaking viewers from the verbal attacks by the USA president. "We don't think Trump will walk out of the deal despite (his) rhetoric and propaganda", Rouhani told reporters on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly gathering of world leaders. (more...)
Macron says Iran nuclear deal no longer enough
- September 22, 2017

The U.S. president must decide by October 15 whether to certify that Iran is complying with the pact, a decision that could sink the deal. Under U.S. There is a secondary step to this option that the administration may be planning as well. Experts backing this approach are usually critical of the deal, but feel that Iran has already received its main benefit from the deal with the removal of sanctions. (more...)
Hillary Clinton mocks Vladimir Putin as 'sexist manspreader' as fued revealed Hillary Clinton mocks Vladimir Putin as 'sexist manspreader' as fued revealed
- September 22, 2017

Watch Clinton on The Late Show in the video above. "They want you to be angry too". "Then he says to me, 'Would your husband like to come?'" Clinton recalled. House weighs tougher rules for banks dealing with North Korea MORE , former FBI Director James Comey, Russian meddling in the election, The New York Times's coverage of her email controversy and NBC's Matt Lauer for asking questions about the emails during a presidential forum, among others. (more...)