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NKorea 'may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific' NKorea 'may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific'
- September 24, 2017

Declaring that the missile and nuclear tests were a source of "prestige" for his country, Ri said sanctions would not succeed in forcing his government to change course. Earlier, during his speech, the US President had said that if the US is forced to defend itself, it would "totally destroy" North Korea . U.S. bombers and fighter jets have flown along the coast of North Korea in a show of force. (more...)
Tillerson stresses diplomacy on North Korea amid threats Tillerson stresses diplomacy on North Korea amid threats
- September 24, 2017

The Korea Meteorological Administration said the activity occurred in Kilju in North Hamgyeong Province. He said in remarks broadcast on South Korean TV that the countermeasures flagged by Kim might refer to a "strongest-ever" ground-level test of a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific. (more...)
North Korea: Tremor detected in north east North Korea: Tremor detected in north east
- September 24, 2017

Kim's statement was unusual because it was written in the first person. He added that United States continues to seek a "complete denuclearisation of North Korea". Following Trump's remarks, Kim said he is more convinced, rather than frightened, that "the path I chose is correct and that it is the one I have to follow to the last". (more...)
Washington warns North Korea Pacific nuke test will RUIN Kim Washington warns North Korea Pacific nuke test will RUIN Kim
- September 24, 2017

Donald Trump has hit back at Kim Jong Un after the North Korean dictator called him "deranged" in a bullish statement. I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un traded a new set of insults Friday, just days after Mr. Trump's stern speech targeting North Korea and Iran at the United Nations. (more...)
No. 5 USC capitalizes on miscues to beat Cal No. 5 USC capitalizes on miscues to beat Cal
- September 24, 2017

Asked if it was one of his toughest games as a play caller against Texas, offensive coordinator Tee Martin said, "No, Alabama was really hard". "I would never go into a game thinking, 'I hope we only lose by 20, ' " running back Patrick Laird said. (more...)
Big four banks Commonwealth, ANZ, Westpac and ANZ end $2 ATM fee Big four banks Commonwealth, ANZ, Westpac and ANZ end $2 ATM fee
- September 24, 2017

But on Sunday the bank announced it was removing ATM fees for withdrawals made by non-customers. Bank customers in Australia are often charged a withdrawal fee when they use another bank's cash machine to withdraw money. CBA's group executive of retail banking services Matt Comyn said ATM fees had always been "unpopular" and consumers were fed up with been stung. National Australia Bank is the final of the big four to dump ATM charges for all Australians today, following in the footsteps ... (more...)
New magnitude 6.1 natural disaster shakes jittery Mexico New magnitude 6.1 natural disaster shakes jittery Mexico
- September 24, 2017

Then the trapped woman had a great stroke of luck: a series of short messages she had written and sent to her husband some 16 hours earlier lit up his phone screen. Patricia Fernandez's 27-year-old nephew, Ivan Colin Fernandez, worked as an accountant in the seven-story building, which pancaked to the ground, taking part of the building next door with it. (more...)
Trump Leaning Toward Decertifying Iran Nuclear Deal
- September 24, 2017

In his address to the UN General Assembly, Mr Trump on Tuesday called the nuclear deal "an embarrassment" for the United States and Tillerson later confirmed that the agreement must be "revisited". Trump will reveal his decision soon about the Iran nuclear deal , but he would not say what it was. "The agreement is being implemented", she told reporters. (more...)
Iranian president at UN: Security for Israel is 'not possible' Iranian president at UN: Security for Israel is 'not possible'
- September 24, 2017

If the USA decides to break the agreement, Rouhani said, "any choice and any option" are open for Iran "that we see as beneficial to our country" - but he dismissed Trump's "baseless accusation" that the nuclear deal may be providing cover for Iran's eventual construction of nuclear weapons. (more...)
Protesters rally against Iranian president at United Nations Protesters rally against Iranian president at United Nations
- September 24, 2017

Under US law, Trump has until October 15 to certify whether Iran is complying, and while he has done so twice since taking office, he has signaled that he will refuse to do so again. "He takes his responsibility in this particular matter quite seriously and that is the reason he is very, very carefully considering the decision of whether we find the JCPOA to continue to serve the security interests of the American people or not. (more...)
North Korea reacted sharply to the threat of trump North Korea reacted sharply to the threat of trump
- September 24, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un had Twitter users rushing to dictionaries as he revived a centuries-old insult. According to Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun, it was the first time that the North issued a statement under the title of the "Supreme Leader" and the "chairman of the State Affairs Commission", indicating Kim's personal determination. (more...)
Senator John McCain Says He Won't Support Republicans' Healthcare Bill Senator John McCain Says He Won't Support Republicans' Healthcare Bill
- September 24, 2017

President Donald Trump slammed McCain at a rally in Alabama on Friday night, saying the Arizona senator's opposition to the Cassidy-Graham bill is "terrible, honestly bad". "I have assured Sen". Under the Graham-Cassidy proposal much of the ACA's funding would be given to the states in the form of block-grants, allowing them to decide how to best provide healthcare. (more...)
Iran's president blames United States administration for nuclear deal violation Iran's president blames United States administration for nuclear deal violation
- September 24, 2017

North Korea has yet to respond to the president's threat of destruction. Samsami's group, a coalition of more than 500 Iranian opposition groups and individuals, seek a "democratic, secular and non-nuclear republic of Iran", she told Fox News. (more...)
China vows to break 'malicious cycle' over North Korea China vows to break 'malicious cycle' over North Korea
- September 24, 2017

Lavrov said Moscow was working with other countries "to strive for the reasonable and not the emotional approach - instead of the kindergarten fight between children (where) no one can stop them". "We continue to strive for the reasonable and not the emotional approach. of the kindergarten fight between children", he said and noted that "the nuclear-missile gambles" being played by Pyongyang and United States threats of waging a war on the Korean Peninsula do not lead to defusing the tensions ... (more...)
Trump unveils new sanctions against North Korea Trump unveils new sanctions against North Korea
- September 24, 2017

Mr Ri reportedly added: "We have no idea about what actions could be taken as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong Un". Q&A Why does the North Korean regime pursue a nuclear programme? The efforts of the global community should be further strengthened, said Moon. (more...)
US State Dept: New N. Korea Sanctions Will be Effective US State Dept: New N. Korea Sanctions Will be Effective
- September 24, 2017

Earlier this month, the North conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date, drawing stiffer United Nations sanctions. Atmospheric tests of nuclear-armed missiles, as NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reported , are risky for a host for reasons, including the potential for sending nuclear fallout in unpredictable patterns and, if a test were to be administered by North Korea, in the direction of the U.S. (more...)
Quake detected near North Korean nuclear test site Quake detected near North Korean nuclear test site
- September 24, 2017

The administration said in a statement on its website that the quake occurred around 08:30 GMT. A magnitude 3.5 natural disaster struck at 4:29 a.m. North Korea's weakest nuclear test , its first one, conducted in 2006, generated a magnitude 4.3 quake. People walk by a screen showing the news reporting about an natural disaster near North Korea's nuclear facility, in Seoul, South Korea on January 6, 2016. (more...)
Myanmar blames Rohingya for blast Myanmar blames Rohingya for blast
- September 24, 2017

On Saturday Myanmar's commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing posted a statement on Facebook saying Rohingya militants planted a "home-made mine" that exploded in between a mosque and madrasa in northern Rakhine's Buthidaung township on Friday. (more...)
China experts say 3.4-magnitude quake hits North Korea in 'suspected explosion' China experts say 3.4-magnitude quake hits North Korea in 'suspected explosion'
- September 24, 2017

The quake, which South Korea's Meteorological Agency put at magnitude 3.0, was detected 49 km from Kilju in North Hamgyong Province, where North Korea's known Punggye-ri nuclear site is located, the official said . Trump responded by tweeting that Kim is "obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people". "Trump is mentally deranged and full of megalomania", Ri explained to the United Nations General Assembly, adding that the USA president is the "gravest threat to ... (more...)
Donald Trump, Theresa May discuss Iran & North Korea issues: White House
- September 24, 2017

His address to the body's 193 member countries expressed concern about a number of pressing worldwide problems, from Afghanistan to terrorism to Ukraine to the South China Sea, but especially about North Korea and Iran . It would make more sense to negotiate an extension. The deal was reached after two years of negotiations. Trump's warmongering speech only persuaded Kim that he is on the right course, the North Korean leader was quoted as saying. (more...)
Baker Mayfield tells Baylor players Baker Mayfield tells Baylor players "You forgot who daddy is" during pregame
- September 24, 2017

The Oklahoma and Baylor game has been pretty chippy the past few seasons, and it doesn't look like it's going to be any less physical this year despite the Bears' 0-3 start to the season. On third down, Mayfield found a wide open Mark Andrews for a 24-yard touchdown. Baylor appeared to gain even more momentum when Badet fumbled the kickoff and fell at the 1. (more...)
Fresh nuclear test suspected for N. Korea's quake
- September 24, 2017

A second tremor soon after that test was possibly caused by a "cave-in", CENC said at the time. He says North Korea is a case study of the failure to prevent rogue states from obtaining weapons of mass destruction. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho spoke to reporters in NY during the UN General Assembly shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made an unprecedented televised statement, accusing Trump of being "mentally deranged". (more...)
US And Allies Drop Live Bombs In Retaliation To North Korean Missile US And Allies Drop Live Bombs In Retaliation To North Korean Missile
- September 24, 2017

The Thursday missile launch was the second time in less than three weeks that North Korea sailed a missile directly over Japan. "The idea of shooting down a missile even if it is not a direct threat is not new ", a senior US defense official said . (more...)
Here's a First-Hand Account of Mexico's Early Morning Earthquakes Here's a First-Hand Account of Mexico's Early Morning Earthquakes
- September 24, 2017

MEXICO has been rocked by another powerful tremor after a series of earthquakes killed at least 400 people and caused widespread devastation. The epicenter of Saturday's relatively shallow quake was in Oaxaca state in a town that is about 275 miles southeast of Mexico City . (more...)
HHS' Price Says No More Private Planes Until Internal Review is Completed HHS' Price Says No More Private Planes Until Internal Review is Completed
- September 24, 2017

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price (pic) is reported to have taken at least 24 flights on private airplanes since he became a cabinet secretary in February. The secretary has traveled on taxpayer-funded charter flights at least 24 times since May, the news site also reported Thursday, citing people familiar with his travel plans and a review of HHS documents. (more...)