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Tuesday, September 26th Forecast: Above average temperatures the rest of the week Tuesday, September 26th Forecast: Above average temperatures the rest of the week
- September 26, 2017

With a lack of cold air flowing into the area, snow levels will retreat, and daytime highs trend warmer as the week progresses. Afternoon temperatures will be at or above normal today . Highs tomorrow will only climb to the 50s and 60s in northwestern and central Oklahoma with showers and storms likely. Wind: S 5-15. High: 81. High swells and risky rip currents are already occurring up and down the East Coast with High Surf Advisories in effect through Monday . (more...)
Twitter explains why it won't delete Trump's threatening tweets Twitter explains why it won't delete Trump's threatening tweets
- September 26, 2017

The issue once again cropped up after North Korea said it saw the president's tweet as a "clear declaration of war ". "For the past couple of days, we had earnestly hoped that the war of words between North Korea and the USA would not lead to action", Ri Yong Ho said in remarks translated for NPR by journalist Jihye Lee. (more...)
Man who allegedly shot ex-girlfriend's mom in Limerick found dead Man who allegedly shot ex-girlfriend's mom in Limerick found dead
- September 26, 2017

Anyone with information is asked to contact Limerick Township Police at 610-495-7909. "We could use some tips and help from the public so we are offering a $1,000 reward for any tips that would lead to his apprehension", Kate Delano, director of communications for the district attorney's office said on Monday. (more...)
Bengaluru: 17-year-old college student drowns during college trip Bengaluru: 17-year-old college student drowns during college trip
- September 26, 2017

The Class 12 student of the National College in Jayanagar in south Bengaluru is the latest victim of the craze for self-portraits in India, which accounts for half of the world's selfie deaths. The body of Vishwas was found out around 3.30pm. They said Vishwas was part of an NCC camp organised by the college, but college denied any camp was organised for that day. (more...)
Erdogan says Turkey to close Iraqi border, warns Kurds on oil Erdogan says Turkey to close Iraqi border, warns Kurds on oil
- September 26, 2017

Baghdad claims those territories, but the Kurds say they are part of their zone and residents there are participating in Monday's vote. Registration, which began on September 1, also can be done on those three days, Zrar added. The State Department said last week the referendum would preclude the possibility of negotiations with the Baghdad central government and present a high cost for "all Iraqis, including Kurds". (more...)
Wolves blamed for death of mauled British tourist Celia Hollingworth Wolves blamed for death of mauled British tourist Celia Hollingworth
- September 26, 2017

Reports say the 64-year-old, from Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, used her phone to try to contact relatives in the United Kingdom while she was being attacked. She was found two days later by an emergency rescue team. "We are in contact with Greek Police in relation to a British woman missing in northern Greece since Thursday", a UK Foreign Office spokesperson confirmed to Daily Mail's MailOnline. (more...)
Zimbabwe pastor on trial for subversion, faces 20-year jail term Zimbabwe pastor on trial for subversion, faces 20-year jail term
- September 26, 2017

State prosecutor Chris Mtungadura said social media posts by Mawarire previous year were meant to incite the population to overthrow the government. "The United States is monitoring the trial of Pastor Evan Mawarire , and calls for an end to arbitrary arrests and intimidation for political purposes", the U.S. (more...)
Philippine presidential guard shot dead but no foul play - security chief Philippine presidential guard shot dead but no foul play - security chief
- September 26, 2017

President Duterte has become incredibly controversial for his violent drug purges in the Philippines. "We are ruling out foul play", he said. The victim was in charge of the guard unit's operations and was not one of the president's personal guards, according to Dogay. (more...)
Imperative to avoid military clashes with North Korea: South Korean Foreign Minister
- September 26, 2017

North Korea has moved its airplanes and strengthened defences on its eastern coast after the USA dispatched fighter jets and bombers to the Korean peninsula earlier last weekend, a South Korean intelligence source said on Tuesday. "It is imperative that we, Korea and the United States together, manage the situation, in order to prevent further escalation of tensions or any kind of accidental military clashes which can quickly go out of control", South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha ... (more...)
Keep the Iran Deal Keep the Iran Deal
- September 26, 2017

The Trump administration has repeatedly claimed that Iran had violated the nuclear agreement made under the Obama administration, but even with that, he had already considered the nuclear deal was "the worst deal" ever made. And they object in particular to parts of the deal governing uranium enrichment that eventually expire under a "sunset clause". The Iranian minister also appeared to be referencing Trump's recent speech at the United Nations General Assembly in NY, to which the ... (more...)
Army chief Rawat warns of another surgical strike if needed Army chief Rawat warns of another surgical strike if needed
- September 26, 2017

While addressing amasses at a book launch event in the national capital, General Rawat said that the terrorists on the other side of the LoC are ready to infiltrate in India and so is the Indian Army to strike them down. "The strike was a message we wanted to communicate to them and they have understood what we mean. that things could follow up, if required", General Rawat said. (more...)
White House sidesteps questions about Trump's profane language on anthem protesters White House sidesteps questions about Trump's profane language on anthem protesters
- September 26, 2017

Sanders also took issue with the suggestion that Pyongyang would have the right to shoot down United States planes near North Korean airspace. "Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to take countermeasures including the right to shoot down U.S. (more...)
Iran will continue to develop ballistic missile capabilities, says president Hassan Rouhani Iran will continue to develop ballistic missile capabilities, says president Hassan Rouhani
- September 26, 2017

The test comes hours after the locally-made missile was unveiled at a military parade in Tehran . Iran had announced a new ballistic missile Khorramshahr with range of 2,000 km, capable of carrying several warheads, Tasnim news agency reported. (more...)
Thousands Flee Bali's Mount Agung After Volcano Threat Level Is Raised Thousands Flee Bali's Mount Agung After Volcano Threat Level Is Raised
- September 26, 2017

The emergency period is highly dependent on the threat of eruption from Mount Agung as recommended by PVMBG and disaster management. Some return to the danger zone, which extends up to 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from the crater, during the day to tend to livestock. (more...)
Palestinian Kills 3 Israelis in Settlement Near Jerusalem
- September 26, 2017

The UN envoy said continuing settlement expansion is also "undermining Palestinian belief in the global peace efforts". Magen David Adom ambulance crews were quickly on the scene to treaty the wounded who included a critically injured 32 year-old man who has been taken to hospital. (more...)
Trump's Newest Travel Ban — The Atlantic Trump's Newest Travel Ban — The Atlantic
- September 26, 2017

Atenas Burrola runs the legal program for the Latin American Coalition and said the ban on Venezuela only affects government officials and their families, but said it will still could impact regular people. The Supreme Court has not dropped hearings on the two cases against the travel ban and refugee ban all together. "As a result, the restrictions imposed by this proclamation focus on government officials of Venezuela who are responsible for the identified inadequacies". (more...)
Iran Tests Ballistic Missile With 1200 Mile Range Iran Tests Ballistic Missile With 1200 Mile Range
- September 26, 2017

Rouhani addressed Friday's parade in Tehran , noting that Tehran would not halt its missile program and would continue to boost military capabilities , despite USA threats to scrap the landmark 2015 agreement that capped Iran's nuclear activities in return for the lifting of worldwide sanctions on Iran. (more...)
Iran tests new missile after United States criticises arms programme Iran tests new missile after United States criticises arms programme
- September 26, 2017

During Friday's military parade, President Hassan Rouhani said his country would strengthen its missile capabilities without seeking permission from any other country. Subsequent western European leaders speaking at the General Assembly firmly insisted that the Iran Nuclear Treaty was still in satisfactory operation and should continue. (more...)
Iran fires ballistic missile in defiance of Trump sparking fresh WW3 fears Iran fires ballistic missile in defiance of Trump sparking fresh WW3 fears
- September 26, 2017

What's new, he said, is that Iran says its ballistic missiles can carry multiple warheads and maybe several cluster bombs. Iranian television aired video on Saturday of the missile's apparent test-launch from an unknown location, Iran's Press TV reported. (more...)
US, North Korea brinksmanship could lead to unpredictable nosedive: Russian Federation US, North Korea brinksmanship could lead to unpredictable nosedive: Russian Federation
- September 26, 2017

Shortly before his address, the Pentagon announced that the show of force underscored "the seriousness" with which the U.S. took North Korea's "reckless" behaviour, calling the country's weapons programme a "grave threat". In an unprecedented direct statement on Friday, Kim responded by calling Trump a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard " whom he would tame with fire. (more...)
Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis in West Bank
- September 26, 2017

The measure passed after the United States declined to use its veto and instead abstained. Mladenov stressed that the United Nations considers settlement activities illegal under global law. Paramedics on the scene said they suffered from gunshot and stab wounds. Three Israelis were killed this morning and a fourth Israeli was critically wounded in a terror attack in the Jerusalem Hills town of Har Adar, "Walla" reports. (more...)
What impact will the new travel ban have on Minnesota? What impact will the new travel ban have on Minnesota?
- September 26, 2017

No official statement on Sudan removal of the new restrictions but the Washington Post reported that officials in Washington pointed to Khartoum cooperation on counterterrorism. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Trump "is carrying out his duty to protect the American people". In an address to the UN General Assembly in New York, Arreaza said Venezuelan "President Nicolas Maduro is always open to dialogue with Trump or any other leader, always within a framework ... (more...)
SBI reduces minimum balance limit to Rs. 3000; reduces penalty SBI reduces minimum balance limit to Rs. 3000; reduces penalty
- September 26, 2017

The biggest lender in the country has also revised the penalties that account holders are supposed to pay for failing to maintain the stipulated balance in their savings accounts. If the shortfall is 50 per cent or less of the MAB, then the bank will charge Rs 50 plus GST. The lender has 42 crore savings bank accounts of which 13 crore belong to this category. (more...)
Man charged over stabbing of surgeon outside mosque Man charged over stabbing of surgeon outside mosque
- September 26, 2017

Greater Manchester Police have appealed for witnesses with information to come forward. 'One thing that our scripture tells us is to repel evil with kindness'. Groups including the Muslim Council and Rochdale Council of Muslims have named the victim as a 58-year-old orthopaedic surgeon. A friend said the Muslim community leader suffered an inch-long stab wound to the neck. (more...)
Iran says Trump claims of North Korea links 'nonsense' Iran says Trump claims of North Korea links 'nonsense'
- September 26, 2017

The missile was unveiled on Friday morning during a military parade in Tehran attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and senior military officials. The US announced fresh sanctions on Iran in July over its ballistic missile programme and what it said was Iran's support for terror organisations. (more...)

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