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India vs Australia: Desperate Aussies seek Finch for 3rd ODI in Indore India vs Australia: Desperate Aussies seek Finch for 3rd ODI in Indore
- September 24, 2017

Australia opener Aaron Finch looks likely to return for Sunday's third ODI against India having missed the opening two matches with injury. The biggest positive for India in the series has been a potent bowling attack, led by young wrist spinners - Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal. (more...)
North Korean defector exposing dictator clashing with President Trump North Korean defector exposing dictator clashing with President Trump
- September 24, 2017

Tillerson said, "The president obviously takes the responsibility of the security of the American people very seriously". Isolated and impoverished, the North says it needs a nuclear deterrent to protect it from an aggressive United States and the autocratic regime has made militarism a central part of its national ideology. (more...)
Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts, says China Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts, says China
- September 24, 2017

The larger one had a 3.4 magnitude, the group's initial assessment found, which is much smaller than anything declared as a nuclear test in previous years. "If the sanctions don't have the anticipated effect, it could be because North Korea has a. parallel universe of banks and firms that simply are immune" to the executive order, Haggard wrote. (more...)
Russian Federation tells North Korea, US 'hot heads' to calm down
- September 24, 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. The Russian minister said he had no new initiatives to bring the two sides together, explaining that he believes "the potential" for the Russian-Chinese freeze-for-freeze proposal "is not yet exhausted". (more...)
Lowcountry forecast: Sunny skies, but things will be rough along the coast Lowcountry forecast: Sunny skies, but things will be rough along the coast
- September 24, 2017

According to the National Weather Service , it will remain cloudy through mid morning before then gradual clearing with a high near 78. Sunday night - Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Monday night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. (more...)
Alliance for Social Justice sweeps UoH student elections Alliance for Social Justice sweeps UoH student elections
- September 24, 2017

The winning alliance included the Students Federation of India, Ambedkar Students Association, Democratic Students Union and Tribal students union. ABVP candidate Karan Palsaniya came second with 1348 votes while NSUI candidate Anju Rao G polled 872 votes. (more...)
President Trump now blaming the Clintons for North Korea's nuclear threats President Trump now blaming the Clintons for North Korea's nuclear threats
- September 24, 2017

Stephen Colbert thinks President Donald Trump "isn't fit to sit in a White Castle, let alone a White House" - but that doesn't mean North Korean leader Kim Jong-un can gang up on him. In a rare direct statement , Kim said he "will reconsider with seriousness exercising of a corresponding, highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history". (more...)
Trump on the UN: Once 'useless,' now useful
- September 24, 2017

Although Trump said that he intends to work hard on an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal at a Wednesday meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the omission of a mention of settlement during the UN speech suggests the issue is no longer a White House priority.In his UN speech Trump also offered no direct condemnation of China or Russian Federation, despite their recent actions that have undermined - and antagonized - the United States on the world stage. (more...)
Rex Tillerson: Trump 'ultimately' decides North Korea military response
- September 24, 2017

North Korea will consider the "highest level of hardline countermeasure in history", Kim said , without elaborating, a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the horizon. His words follow the US President's threat to " totally destroy " North Korea , comments described by Mr Kim as "the most ferocious declaration of a war in history". (more...)
Sacks on stick symbolize plight of displaced Rohingya Muslims Sacks on stick symbolize plight of displaced Rohingya Muslims
- September 24, 2017

On Monday, the Centre told the Supreme Court that it will confidentially share intelligence information with judges showing Rohingya links with Pakistan-based terrorists. "The limited and incomplete democracy" of Myanmar , "yet strongly dependent on military power, shows, in this conflict, intolerance and lack of respect for human rights and reveals its negative and dark side, conflicting with the principles of civilisation and with the religious beliefs of its people", said the tribunal. (more...)
SC beat Louisiana Tech thanks to this incredible catch SC beat Louisiana Tech thanks to this incredible catch
- September 24, 2017

It was the first field goal the freshman has made in five tries. After roaring back from a 13-0 deficit to take a 14-13 lead late in the fourth quarter, SC (3-1, 1-1 SEC) watched Bulldog quarterback J'Mar Smith lead his team on 10-play, 84-yard drive to retake the lead 16-14 with only 51 seconds remaining on the clock. (more...)
Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Shakes Mexico Coast Days After Deadly Quake
- September 24, 2017

The town's streets are littered with the rubble of buildings that collapsed during the magnitude 8.1 quake - the most powerful to strike the country in 85 years. She just grabbed us and ran out of the house", Velasco said. After several days of searching, rescuers had been finding more corpses than survivors before labors were suspended, and frustration was mounting at what some said were insufficient efforts by the government to save people and hand out aid. (more...)
Despite tensions, U.S. sees value in New START treaty with Russian Federation Despite tensions, U.S. sees value in New START treaty with Russian Federation
- September 24, 2017

Lavrov noted that Pyongyang is carefully watching how the United States deals with that pact, now up for recertification. "I'll let you know", he said. - Trump claims the nuclear agreement is one sided and bogus . "The situation surrounding the North Korean nuclear issue needs to be managed stably so that tensions will not become overly intensified or accidental military clashes will not destroy peace", Moon said. (more...)
Trump Talks North Korea, Signs New Order Trump Talks North Korea, Signs New Order
- September 24, 2017

Donald Trump has hit back at Kim Jong Un after the North Korean dictator called him "deranged" in a bullish statement . The president said "tolerance for this disgraceful practice must end now". He said the US Treasury Department would have discretion to sanction foreign banks that conduct transactions tied to trade with North Korea . "If the worldwide community wants to stop watching North Korea's provocations of nuclear weapons and missiles, they need to completely stop ... (more...)
President makes United Nations debut as North Korea's nuclear program takes center stage President makes United Nations debut as North Korea's nuclear program takes center stage
- September 24, 2017

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the U.N. Security Council had run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and that the United States might have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon. (more...)
Multiple casualties at Westfield Shopping Centre after 'gang acid attack' Multiple casualties at Westfield Shopping Centre after 'gang acid attack'
- September 24, 2017

Too scared to leave the station I think if I heard right. the guy on the floor had acid thrown at him. "Wishes for him and the friends who were with him". Those reported injured are believed to be in a number of different locations. One man has been arrested, but police said they believed a group of men are responsible. (more...)
Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation
- September 24, 2017

But Japan's Kyodo News earlier reported that a 3.4 magnitude natural disaster was detected at a depth of zero kilometres near the North's nuke test site, citing China's quake agency. An official at South Korea's meteorological agency said they were analysing the tremor, which they put at magnitude 3.0. The area isn't where natural earthquakes normally occur. (more...)
No statement from Dhaka as Bangladesh FM meets Russia's Lavrov at UN No statement from Dhaka as Bangladesh FM meets Russia's Lavrov at UN
- September 24, 2017

Tensions have continued to rise since North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test on September 3, prompting a new round of United Nations sanctions. In his news conference, Lavrov declined to address Facebook's announcement that it sold more than 3,000 ads to Russian-linked accounts during the election, which the company now plans to share with the House and Senate intelligence committees and which Trump dismissed on Twitter, writing, "The Russia hoax continues, now it's ads on Facebook". (more...)
Kim Jong Un Threatens Hydrogen Bomb Test in Pacific
- September 24, 2017

The North Korean dictator concluded his comments with a final threat to Trump and the USA: "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire". "If that's the case, North Korea won't be able to survive". The Japanese government on Friday said that it was prepared to face North Korea's threat to launch a hydrogen bomb into the Pacific Ocean. (more...)
Conversation between Matthew Wade and Virat Kohli revealed via stump mic Conversation between Matthew Wade and Virat Kohli revealed via stump mic
- September 24, 2017

The banter began in the 33rd over of the Indian innings when Kohli made a decision to take a run after Wade was hit while collecting a delivery of Marcus Stoinis. "He seems to want to fight with everyone and he seems to play 10 times better when he does fight with people", Clark said. "He misfielded one. Whether the Indian batsman knew he was injured or not was probably a secondary question", Clark argued in favour of the Indian skipper. (more...)
George Clooney makes a very un-Hollywood comment about Hillary Clinton George Clooney makes a very un-Hollywood comment about Hillary Clinton
- September 24, 2017

I can't say what he really feels because I think he's just a political opportunist that, if he thought he could get votes and loyalty from a different direction, he would go there. Trump was been criticized recently by those who think his base includes white supremacists. "And I couldn't agree more". When Clinton's focus turns to herself, however, she's light on culpability. (more...)
Berkeley Patriot has canceled 'Free Speech Week,' UC Berkeley announces Berkeley Patriot has canceled 'Free Speech Week,' UC Berkeley announces
- September 24, 2017

The announcement only added to a confusing back-and-forth about the " Free Speech Week " event featuring right-wing firebrands. Neither guest is now slated to participate, however, and the student group organizing the event, Berkeley Patriot, told the school on Saturday that it's canceled all of its sponsored "Free Speech Week" activities after being allegedly pressured by campus officials. (more...)
North Korean leader: Trump is 'mentally deranged' North Korean leader: Trump is 'mentally deranged'
- September 24, 2017

Kim lashed out after Trump stunned the world on Tuesday when he used his maiden UN General Assembly speech to warn the North that Washington would "totally destroy" it if the USA or its allies were attacked. Kim said that Trump's remarks had convinced him "that the path I chose is correct and that it is the one I have to follow to the last", adding that he was "thinking hard" about his response. (more...)
North Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific North Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific
- September 24, 2017

It would be a "game-changer" if North Korea conducts a hydrogen bomb test over the Pacific and the United States is taking the threat seriously , but it does not give "too much credence" to Pyongyang taking such action, a senior usa official said on Friday. (more...)
Frida, the four-legged heroine of Mexico's quake rescues Frida, the four-legged heroine of Mexico's quake rescues
- September 24, 2017

Yes to hope", read one handwritten sign outside a toppled building in Mexico City . Officials say there is still the possibility that an adult is trapped alive in the debris. Juana de los Santos, 52, whose house was partly destroyed, said she can't perform her regular work — selling boiled corn — because there is no water. (more...)

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