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North Korea could test hydrogen bomb over Pacific Ocean
- September 23, 2017

Calling Kim a "madman" and "Rocket Man", he first threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury", but this week scaled up, saying Washington would " totally destroy " the North if it threatened the U.S. In addition to Kim's statement , a separate article published by North Korea's state media seemed equally at unease with Trump's strong stance. The US president, who has not shrunk from fighting fire with fire in his rhetoric on North Korea, sent another message Friday on Twitter. (more...)
North Korea May Consider Hydrogen Bomb Test
- September 23, 2017

Some Twitter users pointed out that while Trump may have won Round 1 by calling Kim " Rocket Man ", the North Korean had taken Round 2 with " dotard ". Kim said his country will consider the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history", a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the horizon, but didn't elaborate. (more...)
19 dead as refugee boat capsizes in Black Sea 19 dead as refugee boat capsizes in Black Sea
- September 23, 2017

The route has emerged since a controversial deal between Turkey and the European Union in March past year staunched the influx of boat migrants to Greece from Turkey's Aegean coast. Turkish coastguard intercepted 834 migrants off the Black Sea coast between August 13 and September 9 and detained 10 alleged people smugglers, Turkey's Daily Sabah newspaper said on its website. (more...)
'Murdered' au pair had become thin and unhappy 'Murdered' au pair had become thin and unhappy
- September 23, 2017

A well-to-do couple were arrested for murdering then char-broiling their French nanny - after neighbors reported a "weird barbecue" smell to cops and the au pair's scorched body was found in the backyard of their posh home, according to reports. (more...)
Kim promises to make 'dotard' Trump pay dearly Kim promises to make 'dotard' Trump pay dearly
- September 23, 2017

President Donald Trump called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "madman" Friday morning, the latest escalation in their combative rhetoric. The exchange of insults followed Trump's announcement of ramped up economic sanctions on North Korea and comes after a United Nations speech Tuesday in which Trump responded to Kim's buildup of nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities by calling him "rocket man" who is on a "suicide mission". (more...)
Ovince Saint Preux uses rare Von Flue choke to beat Yushin Okami Ovince Saint Preux uses rare Von Flue choke to beat Yushin Okami
- September 23, 2017

As soon as the bell rang, Okami shot for a takedown, which was instantly stuffed by Saint Preux. "Due to health and safety concerns, the UFC featherweight bout Hirota vs. Andrade's physicality and pressure continued to dictate the fight in the second and third rounds. The 39-year-old Gomi, who has now lost five straight, falls to 35-14 with 1 NC. (more...)
Telia fined almost $1bn over huge bribery scam in Uzbekistan Telia fined almost $1bn over huge bribery scam in Uzbekistan
- September 23, 2017

The settlement, detailed in court papers filed on September 21 at the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, was the latest chapter in a long-running saga that involves multiple global companies and Karimov's daughter. The Stockholm-based company entered into a deferred-prosecution agreement in the US charging the company with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which bars the use of bribes to foreign officials to get or keep business. (more...)
WILBUR ROSS: China 'sent a very powerful message to North Korea' WILBUR ROSS: China 'sent a very powerful message to North Korea'
- September 23, 2017

A U.S. senator urged China on Tuesday to use the same aggressive approach to North Korea that it has used to punish South Korea for hosting a United States missile defense system. North Korea said on Saturday it aimed to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the US. The war ended in an armed truce, not a peace treaty. (more...)
Tillerson, Zarif in first meeting with partners on Iran nuclear deal Tillerson, Zarif in first meeting with partners on Iran nuclear deal
- September 23, 2017

Despite global condemnation, Iran's defense minister stated Tehran would not abandon its missile program. But Iran's President Hassan Rouhani ruled out a renegotiation of the accord. Not many details are known about Khoramshahr. The agency did not provide further information on the missile. He also called for the JCPOA to be renegotiated, something Rouhani has refused to do. (more...)
Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist; 273 dead in Mexico quake Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist; 273 dead in Mexico quake
- September 23, 2017

The golden labrador - part of the Mexican Navy's canine unit - has helped saved 52 people in multiple natural disasters. At Mexico City's Enrique Rébsamen school, 11 children were rescued and 19 children and six adults were confirmed killed, officials said. (more...)
North Korea could test hydrogen bomb over Pacific Ocean, says foreign minister
- September 23, 2017

North Korea's foreign minister likened Trump to a " barking dog " in response. However, he added: "We have no idea about what actions could be taken as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong-un". For North Korea, the threats to overturn of the social system and "regime change" have always been in their comfort zone, as they did not expect a US president to actually act militarily against them. (more...)
Heading Into Fall With Plenty of Summer Heat Heading Into Fall With Plenty of Summer Heat
- September 23, 2017

Temperatures will start at 71 and reach 88 by noon and into the lower 90s in the afternoon under mostly sunny skies. Tomorrow|Sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s. The humidity will make it feel like the mid to upper 90s in the afternoon with a southerly breeze up to 10 miles per hour. Next week gets a LOT more interesting, starting Tuesday as a front approaches. (more...)
Kim Jong-Un called Trump a 'dotard' Kim Jong-Un called Trump a 'dotard'
- September 23, 2017

But this is a far cry from North Korea at its worst. Trump's announcement of US action came as he met on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly with leaders from South Korea and Japan, the nations most immediately imperiled by North Korea's threats of a missile strike. (more...)
Pizza chain celebrates first day of fall with 'pumpkin spice' pizza Pizza chain celebrates first day of fall with 'pumpkin spice' pizza
- September 23, 2017

Pumpkin spice cereals, pumpkin spice ice cream, pumpkin spice coffee, pumpkin creamer, pumpkin spice yogurt. Have we finally reached, at long last, the climax of this trend? There's even a spray in case that pizza isn't pumpkin spicy enough. (more...)
North Korea hints it could test hydrogen bomb in Pacific North Korea hints it could test hydrogen bomb in Pacific
- September 23, 2017

South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday night that the North's foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, said in NY that his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean to fulfill Kim's vow to take the "highest-level" action against the United States, according to The Washington Post . (more...)
US Considering Shooting Down Any Missiles From North Korea, Reports Claim US Considering Shooting Down Any Missiles From North Korea, Reports Claim
- September 23, 2017

Because the KN-17 appears to be successful, the official says the U.S. has assessed that it is likely North Korea will turn back to additional testing of the KN-20 (aka Hwasong 14) intercontinental ballistic missile to see if they can improve its performance. (more...)
China's cenbank tells banks to stop doing business with N.Korea China's cenbank tells banks to stop doing business with N.Korea
- September 23, 2017

A senior North Korean diplomat in charge of relations with the United States plans to visit Russian Federation next week to discuss security issues, a source said Friday. The document directed banks to explain to any North Korean customers that "our bank is fulfilling our global obligations and implementing United Nations sanctions against North Korea". (more...)
Is letting Brad Ausmus go the right move for the Tigers? Is letting Brad Ausmus go the right move for the Tigers?
- September 23, 2017

This season, the team traded away key pieces J.D. Martinez, Justin Upton and Justin Verlander , evidence that management is prioritizing the future over trying to compete in the short term. This led to Ausmus leading the team to an AL Central crown in his first season, but not making the playoffs since. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus (7) in the dugout prior to the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. (more...)
GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow
- September 23, 2017

That's a line from the $200,000 ad campaign from the Community Catalyst Action Fund is airing on radio in Alaska, Arizona, West Virginia, Maine and OH - to put pressure on the Senators from those states to defeat the latest bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . (more...)
Adopt a cat for only $5 at Dakin Humane Society Adopt a cat for only $5 at Dakin Humane Society
- September 23, 2017

They are also calling for donations to help meet the needs of this specific transport including: Purina Dry Cat Chow (blue bag), any brand canned cat food, cat toys, as well as monetary donations. About Santa Barbara Humane Society The Santa Barbara Humane Society is dedicated to the welfare of animals and strives to provide a safe haven for homeless dogs and cats until we are able to find forever homes for them. (more...)
Why north Alabama takes center stage in the GOP Senate Primary Runoff Why north Alabama takes center stage in the GOP Senate Primary Runoff
- September 23, 2017

Trump has stuck with "Big Luther", who has trailed in the polls leading up to the runoff. Trump tweeted about his favored candidate on Wednesday. He's not a Trumpist by temperament but if voting like one gets him elected and keeps getting him elected then he's a Trumpist for all intents and purposes. (more...)
NKorea Official Threatens to Detonate Hydrogen Bomb on Pacific Ocean NKorea Official Threatens to Detonate Hydrogen Bomb on Pacific Ocean
- September 23, 2017

The forceful rhetoric from Pyongyang came after Trump threatened to " totally destroy" North Korea in a speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Tillerson says American diplomatic efforts "continue unabated" to try to bring Kim's government to the negotiating table. Kim Jong-un, 33, was educated in Switzerland as a child and returned to North Korea when he was 15. (more...)
Melania Trump hosts her maiden event in Michelle Obama-founded vegetable garden Melania Trump hosts her maiden event in Michelle Obama-founded vegetable garden
- September 23, 2017

The former first lady said previous year she hoped the garden would symbolize a healthier nation and that future first families would also cherish it. First lady Melania Trump, gardener. Mrs. Trump had said she intends to keep the garden going. "Nice", Trump said, admiring a large okra. The White House beehive that the Obama family started is still in operation. (more...)
5.7 magnitude quake strikes N. California - USGS 5.7 magnitude quake strikes N. California - USGS
- September 23, 2017

No tsunamis are now expected, according to AccuWeather. Its epicenter was roughly 122 miles west of the historic village of Ferndale on California's Lost Coast. About three hours before that tremor, a 3.3-magnitude quake was reported closer inland, the USGS recorded. The Office of Emergency Services for Humboldt County said there are no initial reports of damage, or injuries from the quake. (more...)
Milo Yiannopoulos' 'Free Speech Week' At Berkeley Falls Apart, Organizers Say Milo Yiannopoulos' 'Free Speech Week' At Berkeley Falls Apart, Organizers Say
- September 23, 2017

A fierce debate about free speech on campus ignited in February when the university canceled an appearance by former Breitbart editor Yiannopoulos because of security concerns . "It is scary to be on this campus these days", says Mike Wright, a Berkeley College Republican . How will school administrators react to this upcoming Free Speech Week? These outside organizations are reported to have helped another student group, The Berkeley Patriot , pay for and organize "free speech ... (more...)

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