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First Nauru refugees head to the US First Nauru refugees head to the US
- September 27, 2017

In return, Australia will take in Central American refugees from the US. More than 20 men flew out of Port Moresby, after being approved by United States officials under a strict vetting process. Many of them are barred from accepting citizenship in Australia, even if they are granted refugee status. As of September 20, there were 928 men held on Manus and 1135 people on Nauru, including 169 children. (more...)
North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war' North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war'
- September 27, 2017

Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters that the United Nations and the global community have said in recent days that they didn't want "the war of words" to turn into "real action". Kim responded to the US President's speech in a rare televised statement in which he said Trump would "pay dearly" for the threats and accused him of being "mentally deranged". (more...)
N.Korean FM Says Trump Makes Rocket Attack on US 'Inevitable' N.Korean FM Says Trump Makes Rocket Attack on US 'Inevitable'
- September 27, 2017

China and Russian Federation remain opposed to USA military operations against North Korea . White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders responded: "We've not declared war on North Korea". Ri said, however, that North Korea has no intention of using or threatening to use nuclear weapons against countries that don't join US military actions against the DPRK. (more...)
Twitter explains why it won't take down Trump's North Korea tweet Twitter explains why it won't take down Trump's North Korea tweet
- September 27, 2017

While this was noted as a declaration of war by the North Korean foreign minister, Twitter didn't deem the tweet to breach its terms of use. The White House press secretary Sarah Sanders denied any USA move towards war Monday. Twitter said it would soon update its public-facing rules to reflect the policy. "We need to do better on this, and will", the company said. The company also stated it is "committed to transparency and keeping people informed about what's happening in the ... (more...)
White House defends Trump over National Football League row White House defends Trump over National Football League row
- September 27, 2017

Trump's remark at a campaign rally on Friday took up most of the oxygen at Monday's White House press briefing . "At last, he declared a war on our country", Mr. As for the criticism that Trump spent hours feverishly tweeting about sports instead of focusing on Puerto Rico or the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, she championed the President's instinct to "always emphasize ... (more...)
Want a Balloon? 'IT' Sequel Coming to Theaters September 2019 Want a Balloon? 'IT' Sequel Coming to Theaters September 2019
- September 27, 2017

For those wondering why a restaurant is choosing to go to war with a popular movie, Burger King Russia believes that IT's Pennywise the Dancing Clown bears a noticeable resemblance to McDonald's mascot Ronald McDonald, thus essentially making Muschietti's film a giant advertisement for their biggest competitor. (more...)
Construction Begins on Prototypes for Trump's Border Wall Construction Begins on Prototypes for Trump's Border Wall
- September 27, 2017

The walls are to range between 18 and 30 feet high and succeed in one prevailing goal: "deter illegal crossings in the area in which they are constructed". An area has been designated in Otay Mesa, near the U.S. Mexico border where large crowds may gather in a "free speech zone". Prototype wall construction is expected to start Tuesday. (more...)
US Wants "Diplomatic Solution" To North Korea Crisis
- September 27, 2017

Manning said the aircraft flew north of the Demilitarized Zone, the farthest north any USA fighter or bomber has flown off North Korea's coast in the 21st century, underscoring the seriousness of North Korea's "reckless behavior". continued to threaten the country. His statement further spiked the tensions between the two countries. North Korea's move was seen as sounding out the US position under the administration of President Barack Obama with regard to Pyongyang's ambition to be ... (more...)
China says war on Korean peninsula will have no victor China says war on Korean peninsula will have no victor
- September 27, 2017

Trump in a speech at the United Nations General Assembly last week said the United States would " totally destroy " North Korea if provoked, which prompted Kim to pledge to take the "highest-level" action against the United States. Separately, the Defense Department dismissed the North's threat to shoot down US military planes, saying the United States has the right to fly, sail and operate around the world wherever worldwide law allows. (more...)
Spain Accuses 2 Catalan Independence Leaders of Sedition Spain Accuses 2 Catalan Independence Leaders of Sedition
- September 27, 2017

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy defended the measure, saying Spain was facing "a coup against legality, which we will overcome calmly with the force of democracy". Meanwhile, hundreds more pro-independence supporters protested outside a courthouse in the north-eastern Catalan town of Hospitalet de Llobregat to demand the release of the arrested officials. (more...)
North Korea warns of strikes, accuses U.S. of declaring war
- September 27, 2017

According to her, it was the extreme point to the North of the demilitarized zone between North Korea and South Korea, where ever in the XXI century has reached us air force planes. "They do an excellent job of trying to deter by bluster", said Bruce Bennett, a North Korea expert with the Rand Corp., a research organization. Kim said North Korea would consider the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" against the United States and that Trump's comments had confirmed ... (more...)
Pierre League of Women Voters Group Holding Voter Registration Day Event Pierre League of Women Voters Group Holding Voter Registration Day Event
- September 27, 2017

The National Association of Secretaries of State in 2012 designated September as National Voter Registration Month with the fourth Tuesday in September set as National Voter Registration Day to encourage voter participation and increase awareness about state requirements and deadlines for voting. (more...)
White House defends president's comments on NFL players White House defends president's comments on NFL players
- September 27, 2017

Tackling questions on the issue Monday, Sanders said the message and focus of the demonstrations 'has long since changed'. Kaepernick is now a free agent and has yet to be drafted to a team. "This is about the President being for respect in our country, through symbols like the American flag, like the national anthem". White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders answers questions during a briefing at the White House September 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. (more...)
Sasikala shot video of Jayalalithaa in hospital, claims TTV Dhinakaran Sasikala shot video of Jayalalithaa in hospital, claims TTV Dhinakaran
- September 27, 2017

Dhinakaran also said that Sasikala uses to go once in a while to see Jayalalithaa only after getting permission from the doctors. "We could have got her the best treatment and medicines available anywhere in the world, but they (Sasikala & family) allowed the ailment to get complicated so as to force a natural death", said minister Sreenivasan, virtually accusing the "Family" of conspiracy and murder. (more...)
Philippines seek United Nations on drug war Philippines seek United Nations on drug war
- September 27, 2017

Malacañang on Monday said the Philippines' rejection of several recommendations by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) during the Third Philippine Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is in line with the country's prerogative to maintain an independent foreign policy. (more...)
(ARE) Shares Trading unchanged at $118.06 Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. to…
- September 26, 2017

The stock rose 0.13% or $0.03 reaching $23.48 per share. Extra Space Storage, Inc. Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE) has risen 25.81% since September 25, 2016 and is uptrending. AEO Inc. operates stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, China and the United Kingdom. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.44 in 2017 Q2. (more...)
Ireland to hold referendum on abortion laws next year Ireland to hold referendum on abortion laws next year
- September 26, 2017

The "coalition to repeal the eighth amendment" is made up of 100 organizations campaigning for the liberalization of abortion law in Ireland. A woman convicted of having an illegal termination faces 14 years imprisonment. Are there other issues in Irish politics that have been decided this way? Leo Varadkar outlined that the timeline allows for a standalone vote on the Eighth Amendment of the Constituton next May or June, reports RTÉ. (more...)
Trump associates to talk to House panel in Russian Federation inquiry Trump associates to talk to House panel in Russian Federation inquiry
- September 26, 2017

Stone accused committee members of making "provably false" statements to create the impression of collusion with Russian Federation. "I recognize that those who believe that there was collusion between the Trump camp and the Russian state, now say Stone, "MUST HAVE" been involved, but that is not based on one shred of evidence", Stone writes. (more...)
Transgender troops shouldn't be kicked out of military, Gen. Dunford says Transgender troops shouldn't be kicked out of military, Gen. Dunford says
- September 26, 2017

Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, told Sen. He wrote answers to policy questions , including on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between Iran and the United States, China, France, Germany, Russia and Britain. Then Congress would have 60 days to decide whether to reimpose sanctions on Tehran. Dunford told the Senate Armed Services Committee in 2015 that Russia, China and North Korea , in that order, posed the greatest threats to US national security, calling ... (more...)
Several NCAA coaches arrested in connection with fraud and corruption Several NCAA coaches arrested in connection with fraud and corruption
- September 26, 2017

Joon Kim, the acting US attorney in Manhattan says the case against 10 men exposed "the dark underbelly of college basketball". The others charged are managers, financial advisors, and the director of global sports marketing at Adidas , according to the Associated Press . (more...)
Airbnb offers tours with special guest (who likes to shop for shoes) Airbnb offers tours with special guest (who likes to shop for shoes)
- September 26, 2017

The entire itinerary was planned by Parker herself, and she told the AP that it "speaks to the very colorful identity that is NY", adding that "we could have gone to MOMA or the Whitney or walked through Chinatown or certainly had a nice walk on the High Line or just strolled the streets of the East Village or Midtown East", but she chose Bloomingdale's because it's "an iconic destination". (more...)
Manchester City star Kyle Waker: Sight of Sergio Aguero terrified me Manchester City star Kyle Waker: Sight of Sergio Aguero terrified me
- September 26, 2017

Aguero is now on 127 Premier League goals after six seasons with City and has scored more than 20 goals in four, but Shearer has challenged the Argentine to score more. "He keeps coming with things". City boss Guardiola has worked with Aguero to develop his all-round game but there has never been any doubt about the 29-year-old Argentinian's finishing ability. (more...)
Saudi Arabia To Allow Women To Drive Saudi Arabia To Allow Women To Drive
- September 26, 2017

A Saudi education official has been sacked over a schoolbook that accidentally included a doctored photograph of a former ruler sitting next to a Star Wars character, triggering online ridicule. Despite the announcement, women will not be able to drive immediately. The kingdom had held out on allowing women to drive, despite a number of social openings and gains for women, including granting women the right to vote and run in elections for the first time in late 2015. (more...)
Jackson Lee Kneels During Congressional Speech 'in Honor of the First Amendment' Jackson Lee Kneels During Congressional Speech 'in Honor of the First Amendment'
- September 26, 2017

Jackson Lee claimed that the "son of a bitch" remark was a racist comment by Trump. She called Trump's remarks "racism" and said "there is no basis in the First Amendment that says that you can not kneel on the National Anthem or in front of the flag". (more...)
North Korea Says It Reserves Right To Shoot Down US Bombers North Korea Says It Reserves Right To Shoot Down US Bombers
- September 26, 2017

Earlier on Monday, State Department spokesperson Katina Adams told CNN the USA seeks a "peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". "If North Korea does not stop their provocative actions, we will make sure that we provide options to the president to deal with North Korea", Pentagon spokesman Col. (more...)