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Israel slams Iran missile test as 'provocation' Israel slams Iran missile test as 'provocation'
- September 25, 2017

It said Iran released footage of the test-launch. The news report cites that detail as being "much to the chagrin of President Trump and company" - but 2017 isn't the first time the USA has aired its concerns over Iran's rocket and missile research. (more...)
Imminent volcano eruption triggers evacuation of 35000 on holiday island Bali Imminent volcano eruption triggers evacuation of 35000 on holiday island Bali
- September 25, 2017

A man looks a map of the danger zones at the Mt Agung monitoring station on September 24. Authorities raised the volcano's alert status to the highest level on Friday following a " tremendous increase " in seismic activity. The 35-year-old said he sold the family's cow because they don't know when they'll be able to return. The mountain, 72 km to the northeast of the tourist hotspot of Kuta, is among more than 120 active volcanoes in Indonesia. (more...)
Iran Successfully Launches New Ballistic Missile That Can Reach Israel Iran Successfully Launches New Ballistic Missile That Can Reach Israel
- September 25, 2017

Just hours earlier, the Khorramshahr missile was unveiled at a large military parade presided over by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who vowed to continue Tehran's missile program in defiance of demands from Washington to halt it. except the United States and the Zionist regime (Israel),' Rouhani said. Tehran has argued that the missile is exclusively for defensive purposes and is not a menace for any country in the region. (more...)
Macron demands more clarity from Theresa May to break Brexit deadlock Macron demands more clarity from Theresa May to break Brexit deadlock
- September 25, 2017

The fourth round of talks is due to start on September 25. "Before we move forward, we want to clarify matters concerning the settlement of European citizens , the financial terms of exit and the question of Ireland", Macron said in a joint briefing after a visit by Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila to Paris. (more...)
Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying USA warnings
- September 25, 2017

President Donald Trump on Saturday bashed the Iran nuclear agreement after Tehran said it had test-fired a new ballistic missile and would keep developing weapons despite US pressure. Friday's parade also showcased various Iranian army units and Revolutionary Guard forces, as well as the police. Thousands of worshippers marched after Friday prayers in Tehran , chanting "Death to America" and "Death to Israel". (more...)
Dwyane Wade reaches buyout agreement with Chicago Dwyane Wade reaches buyout agreement with Chicago
- September 25, 2017

Before joining the Bulls last offseason, a number of reports had Wade meeting with Cavaliers management. According to ESPN's National Basketball Association insider, Adrian Wojnarowski, multiple teams are interested in the 35-year-old's services, including a potential reunion with ex-Miami teammate LeBron James in Cleveland. (more...)
Star Wars characters accidentally published in Saudi Arabian school text book Star Wars characters accidentally published in Saudi Arabian school text book
- September 25, 2017

It turns out Saudi Arabia's history is much more interesting than originally thought. Saudi Arabia's education minister has apologised for the production of a school textbook in which the Star Wars character Yoda is seen superimposed on a photograph of the late King Faisal. (more...)
Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile
- September 25, 2017

The Khorramshahr was first displayed at a military parade on Friday, where President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would strengthen its missile capabilities. The next major deadline comes in October when Trump will decide whether to certify that Iran is complying with the agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. (more...)
OR vs. Arizona State 9/23/17 OR vs. Arizona State 9/23/17
- September 25, 2017

Arizona State: A big win over a ranked team will ease the pressure on coach Todd Graham , who's been on the hot seat after a sub-par season. The win ended the Sun Devils' 10-game losing streak to the Ducks. He was tied with LaMichael James. The Ducks' defense is giving up 23 points and 303 yards per game through three contests. Incidentally, Oregon's defense also is ninth nationally in putting the stops to opposing offenses on third down. (more...)
Trump will 'do everything' to avoid nuclear war with North Korea: Mnuchin Trump will 'do everything' to avoid nuclear war with North Korea: Mnuchin
- September 25, 2017

Mnuchin was the latest U.S. top official to offer reassurance after U.S. President Donald Trump ratcheted up tension with the DPRK with threats. Trump said Friday that National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the anthem. (more...)
Iran vows to boost missile defenses despite USA criticism
- September 25, 2017

Iran's Revolutionary Guard unveiled its latest ballistic missile at a military parade, which also carried in-flight video from the nose cone. The Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani , clearly stated that Iran is ready to fight against any western power and that the country is a major reason for equilibrium in the region's political environment. (more...)
Hurricane Maria track shifts west Hurricane Maria track shifts west
- September 25, 2017

Meanwhile, Hurricane Maria is continuing to weaken and is now Category 2. Typical low temps for this time of the year should be in the upper 40s to low 50s. A new front moving in after Thursday could kick Maria quickly out to sea, minimizing any impacts. Gusts have been measured up to around 150 miles per hour. (more...)
Moon Sees No Other Option but Pressure on N. Korea for Now Moon Sees No Other Option but Pressure on N. Korea for Now
- September 25, 2017

The remarks came a short time after Trump signed an executive order aimed at companies and financial institutions that do business with North Korea . The majority of North Korea's oil likely comes from China , but exactly how much the Asian giant exports to its neighbour remains unknown, as Beijing has not published such data since 2014. (more...)
Rand Paul: Supports Pre-Obamacare Levels in Block Grants
- September 25, 2017

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement: " John McCain shows the same courage in Congress that he showed when he was a naval aviator". Without his support, Republicans would need to get Sen. Reed said his yes vote on the American Healthcare Act in July was largely due to the 70 percent savings it promised NY residents on their property tax bills because the state could no longer pass along 25 percent of Medicaid costs to counties. (more...)
North Korea, Venezuela, Chad Among 8 Countries On New US Travel Ban
- September 25, 2017

Iraqi citizens will not be subject to travel prohibitions but will face enhanced scrutiny or vetting. The new entry restrictions come as a 90-day ban on entry by nationals of six Muslim-majority nations expires this weekend and will apply to residents of eight countries-some of which are not Muslim-majority nations-but travel restrictions will vary depending on an assessment of risk posed by each country. (more...)
Donald Trump responds to massive National Football League protests Donald Trump responds to massive National Football League protests
- September 25, 2017

During New England rallies during the campaign, President Trump regularly touted support from Kraft, Patriots coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin followed up on ABC's This Week defending Mr Trump, saying the National Football League has many rules governing what players can and cannot do. (more...)
Kushner Used Private Email Address for Government Business Kushner Used Private Email Address for Government Business
- September 25, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump holds an expanded bi-lateral meeting with Saad Hariri, Prime Minister of Lebanon, in the Oval Office at the White House on July 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump and his supporters had campaigned heavily against Clinton on claims that she had deleted thousands of emails from her private server during the Obama administration, with Trump calling for her jailing over the allegations and supporters changing "lock her up" at public events. (more...)
Immigrants touched by Mexico quake, try to help from afar Immigrants touched by Mexico quake, try to help from afar
- September 25, 2017

Inhabitants of the villages that dot the largely rural southern edge of Mexico City said Friday they feel abandoned, as aid and rescue workers focused on the 38 buildings that collapsed nearer the city's downtown in this week's 7.1 magnitude quake. (more...)
English Premier League Report: Southampton v Manchester United 23 September 2017 English Premier League Report: Southampton v Manchester United 23 September 2017
- September 25, 2017

Speaking at a press conference ahead of Saturday's Premier League match against Southampton , Mourinho told reporters: "I have no idea when he will be back, no idea, but again, this is a great opportunity for other players to play and I trust them all". (more...)
New quake of 6.2 magnitude felt in Mexico as rescue efforts continue New quake of 6.2 magnitude felt in Mexico as rescue efforts continue
- September 25, 2017

It was centered about 325 miles southeast of Mexico City in the state of Oaxaca, the region that took the brunt of an earlier, magnitude 8.1 quake on September 7. Mexico's marines, considered the nation's most elite troops, said they have recovered 102 bodies and rescued 115 people in the aftermath. "It's hard. (more...)
'Even more concerned' after May Brexit speech 'Even more concerned' after May Brexit speech
- September 25, 2017

Britain will remain in European Union institutions beyond Brexit . "The reassurances to European Union citizens in the United Kingdom will be warmly welcomed, as will the proposed new economic partnership". But the head of the European Parliament's biggest group, the center-right European People's Party, Manfred Weber, said May's speech had brought no more clarity. (more...)
Iran Tests New Ballistic Missile Despite US Warning Iran Tests New Ballistic Missile Despite US Warning
- September 25, 2017

The reaction from Tehran has been quick. "You are seeing images of the successful test of the Khorramshahr ballistic missile with the range of 2,000 km [1,200 miles], the latest missile of our country", state television said. Previous Iranian missile launches have triggered United States sanctions and accusations that they violate the spirit of the 2015 N-deal between Tehran , major powers. (more...)
Humidex values could hit 40, as heat warning continues Humidex values could hit 40, as heat warning continues
- September 25, 2017

Reduce your heat risk. Environment Canada is advising the public to reschedule strenuous outdoor activity till the special air quality statement is lifted. "If in fact we do make it to 31 degrees as our daytime high on Saturday, that would break the record for September 23rd in the record books", Coulson says, "which is now 29.4, set all the way back in 1936". (more...)
North Korea says it may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific North Korea says it may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific
- September 25, 2017

An unnamed, but senior Trump Administration official says the USA is taking the "threat" of North Korea carrying out an above-ground hydrogen bomb test over the Pacific " seriously ". Searches for the term spiked in the wake of Kim's address, according to dictionary Merriam-Webster, which defines the term as referring to "a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise". (more...)
Natural disaster recorded in North Korea a suspected explosion Natural disaster recorded in North Korea a suspected explosion
- September 25, 2017

Geological Survey detected a magnitude 3.5 natural disaster in North Korea at around 6:29pm on Saturday. Kim had called Trump a "mentally deranged USA dotard" a day earlier after Trump said Washington would "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatened the United States or its allies. (more...)