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Trump lashes out at 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong Un during rally Trump lashes out at 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong Un during rally
- September 23, 2017

Then when asked if diplomacy was still a possible, he said: "Why not?" "What I saw that day made me sick in my stomach". "A gun was sacked, the noise was deafening, absolutely terrifying and the guns were fired one after the other". Because the US president was speaking publicly on the world stage at the U.N., Kim thought he'd resort to "stereo-typed, prepared remarks a little different from what he used to utter in his office on the spur of the moment". (more...)
China's c.bank tells banks to stop doing business with N.Korea China's c.bank tells banks to stop doing business with N.Korea
- September 23, 2017

The U.S. central bank also signaled plans for one more interest-rate hike before the end of 2017. Japan talking only about sanctions on North Korea rather than dialogue will be seen as going against United Nations resolutions, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Japanese counterpart. (more...)
Tremor of 3.4 Detected Near NKorea Nuclear Test Site
- September 23, 2017

Following the quake, that struck at 3:59 p.m. local time at a depth of zero miles, China's earthquake-monitoring agency said it suspected that the quake was caused by an explosion. Satellite photos of the area after the September 3 quake showed numerous landslides apparently caused by the massive blast, which North Korea said was a hydrogen bomb. (more...)
China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea
- September 23, 2017

If it is confirmed as a nuclear test, it would be the North Korean regime's seventh. China's natural disaster administration said in a statement on its website that the quake, which occurred around 0830 GMT, was recorded a depth of zero kilometres. (more...)
Saudi Arabia donates 15 mln Dollars for Rohingya refugees fleeing from Myanmar Saudi Arabia donates 15 mln Dollars for Rohingya refugees fleeing from Myanmar
- September 23, 2017

The cabinet meeting renewed calls made by Saudi Arabia on the worldwide community to take urgent action to stop the violent acts and to give the Muslim minority in Myanmar their rights without discrimination or racial classification. The region has witnessed tension between its Buddhist and Muslim populations since communal violence broke out in 2012. The treatment of Myanmar's roughly 1.1 million Rohingya is the biggest challenge facing national leader Aung San Suu Kyi. (more...)
Mayoral candidate Frank Scurlock accused of lewd conduct inside California Uber Mayoral candidate Frank Scurlock accused of lewd conduct inside California Uber
- September 23, 2017

While the incident occurred in February, formal charges were not filed until August 31. Frank Scurlock was caught with his trousers around his ankles during an Uber ride in California on February 10, Santa Monica Chief Deputy City Attorney Terry White told the New Orleans Advocate . (more...)
USA slow to present specifics on key NAFTA demands USA slow to present specifics on key NAFTA demands
- September 23, 2017

NAFTA included "rules of origin" provisions that were meant to restrict the non-NAFTA content in final goods. Canada and Mexico are top markets for US agricultural products, as well. According to the Daily Livestock Report, "Exports of hogs and pigs to the United States should post year-over-year gains driven by new US slaughter plants". (more...)
Japan FM urges countries to cut ties with N.Korea Japan FM urges countries to cut ties with N.Korea
- September 23, 2017

North Korea's nuclear provocations appear to be reaching the point of no return. The latest threat, which was announced by North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho in NY, comes after the U.S.'s plan to impose new sanctions against financial institutions that do business with the rogue country. (more...)
I Will Tame 'Mentally Deranged' Trump With Fire - Kim Jong Un
- September 23, 2017

They said Trump's harsh remarks are tantamount to "the most ferocious declaration of war" against the North, and has prompted the entire population to prepare to carry out "the toughest counteraction unprecedented in history". He said Trump will face results beyond his expectation whatever his expectations might be. During his United Nations speech, Trump decried North Korea's continued provocations and said if it continued, the USA would "have no choice but to totally destroy " the ... (more...)
Kim to be 'tested like never before' Kim to be 'tested like never before'
- September 23, 2017

Kim Dong-yub, a former South Korean military official who is now an analyst at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies, said Kim's statement indicated that North Korea would respond to Trump with its most aggressive missile test yet. The United States can not simply look on when the North fires a nuclear warhead-armed ICBM capable of reaching the USA mainland. "Yes, it's unacceptable to silently watch North Korea's nuclear military adventures but it is also unacceptable to unleash war on ... (more...)
Digital Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:DLR) Q2 2017 Sentiment
- September 23, 2017

Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $119.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. The stock of First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Zacks. (NYSE:FR) for 156,805 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al holds 96,800 shares. Asset Mgmt Incorporated holds 36,826 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. (more...)
UK leader Theresa May wants transitional Brexit deal but offers little detail
- September 23, 2017

Mr Farage added: 'The message from Florence today is Britain is not open for business and that, for me, is the saddest part of this speech . As expected she focused on the need for an "implementation period" in which businesses and public services should only have to plan for one set of changes in the relationship between the United Kingdom and the EU. (more...)
China Will Limit Oil Exports to North Korea, Ban LNG
- September 23, 2017

Even if successful, such a test could endanger air and sea traffic in the region. Reuters reported that North Korean ships have headed home from Russian Federation carrying fuel, despite the ships declaring they were headed somewhere else. (more...)
Korea near nuclear test site Korea near nuclear test site
- September 23, 2017

China's foreign minister on Thursday called on North Korea not to go further in a "dangerous direction" with its nuclear program and said negotiations were the only way out of the crisis over Pyongyang's weapons development. China will suspend such exports once the total exports approaches the ceiling, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump have exchanged a variety of barbs through state media agencies and Twitter respectively, in recent days. (more...)
NY governor to visit Puerto Rico
- September 23, 2017

Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico this week, further damaging the USA territory still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Irma, and caused the entire island to lose power. Ricardo Rossello. Drones and drone pilots from the DEC will also be sent to assist with the assessment and reconstruction of Puerto Rico's power grid. (more...)
Drunk man forces 8 year-old to drive him around Drunk man forces 8 year-old to drive him around
- September 23, 2017

The girl reportedly told police she and Cook, 24, got in the auto at her grandmother Brenda Spencer's house. That's where, police say, in a criminal complaint, that someone reported seeing the child driving and nearly wrecking the vehicle twice about 7.30pm. (more...)
Kenya Supreme Court: 'No choice but to accept' opposition hacking claims Kenya Supreme Court: 'No choice but to accept' opposition hacking claims
- September 23, 2017

They included failing to ensure vote tallying forms were properly transmitted and announcing a result that could not be verified, due to a lack of the forms. The petitions claim misconduct and bias. The opposition coalition, Nasa, has laid out a series of demands , which include re-tendering the printing of ballot papers and the sacking of election officials, that it says should be met before it takes part in the repeat elections. (more...)
3.4 magnitude quake detected in North Korea 3.4 magnitude quake detected in North Korea
- September 23, 2017

The tremor was centred near North Korea's nuclear test site. The China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC), however, said that the tremor was measured at three-point-four on the Richter scale and it was due to a "suspected explosion". North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho is set to address the United Nations General Assembly in NY this afternoon. The September test was North Korea's sixth and most powerful detonation, triggering a much stronger 6.3-magnitude quake that was felt across ... (more...)
'Madman' Kim Jong Un 'will be tested like never before' 'Madman' Kim Jong Un 'will be tested like never before'
- September 23, 2017

He also called Kim a "rocket man" on a suicide mission. "Regarding which measures to take, I don't really know since it is what Kim Jong Un does", said Ri. Though the majority of North Korea's imports come from China, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said "This action is directed at everyone" and the steps are "in no way specifically directed at China". (more...)
China bans supplies of petroleum products to N. Korea China bans supplies of petroleum products to N. Korea
- September 23, 2017

The People's Bank of China has instructed banks to fully implement United Nations sanctions, four sources familiar with the situation told Reuters . China's central bank did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The Trump administration has already sanctioned Chinese banks for illicit cooperation with North Korea and warned that more sanctions could follow. (more...)
New Zealand election campaign ends New Zealand election campaign ends
- September 23, 2017

There were 3.2 million registered voters, of which 1.24 million cast an early vote. That means preliminary results could be announced a few hours after the closure of polling booths at 7 p.m. However, under New Zealand's proportional voting system, large parties typically must form alliances with smaller parties in order to govern. If neither major party is declared a victor, they will have to seek coalition partners to cross the line. (more...)
Iran successfully launches ballistic missile defying U.S. warnings
- September 23, 2017

The Trump administration then slapped fresh sanctions against Iranian entities and officials in July in response to the missile programme. On Thursday, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has final say on all major policies in Iran, said Trump's "cheap, ugly, foolish and unreal" remarks before the U.N. (more...)
Narendra Modi launches luxury train Mahamana Express Narendra Modi launches luxury train Mahamana Express
- September 23, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday dedicated to the nation, the Deendayal Hastkala Sankul - a trade facilitation centre for handicrafts - at Varanasi . "When sometime back seeing the traffic jam problems we had launched such water vehicles to carry bodies for cremation, many had criticised us but now the same had proved a success as we can also use the rivers for better economic changes", he said. (more...)
Iran Responds to Trump Calling it a 'Corrupt Dictatorship' Iran Responds to Trump Calling it a 'Corrupt Dictatorship'
- September 23, 2017

He also threatened Iran and Venezuela. The national security adviser also defended Trump's use of the nickname "rocket man" for Kim, saying the rhetoric works. And she also said that there was a general sense in the room that there are so many other crises around the world, including North Korea, that the worldwide community can't afford to dismantle an agreement that's working. (more...)
Pak anti-graft body freezes accounts of Sharif, family Pak anti-graft body freezes accounts of Sharif, family
- September 23, 2017

Nawaz Sharif and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar asked to appear court, barred from selling their properties. On the contrary, Sharif along with his family, is now in London , with his wife, who is going through treatment of throat cancer. While the copies of it had also been sent to all departments concerned, including, SECP deputy commissioner Lahore , DHA and branches of all banks to restrain both from selling properties. (more...)

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