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Suspected tear gas attack at Frankfurt Airport today


Airport police tweeted that the gas was sprayed by an "unknown person", but it was not clear if the attacker had been apprehended. According to media reports from German media, the incident took place at the Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1 today afternoon. Read More »

Tampa airport to close Saturday evening


Friday" and will then be closed Saturday and Sunday, according to the Miami Herald , which noted that American Airlines is the largest carrier at MIA. The flight grounding in Florida comes just two weeks after Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas, shutting down operations in Houston's busiest airports. Read More »

Additional THAAD launchers to be deployed Thursday: villagers

He and Putin "shared the understanding that resolving the North Korean issue is top priority", Moon told reporters. Seoul has hardened its stance against Pyongyang after its torrent of weapons tests, the latest a detonation Sunday of what North Korea said was a thermonuclear weapon built for missiles capable of reaching the US mainland. Read More »

Four Hazaras gunned down in Quetta


One of the injured succumbed to his injuries in hospital. Pakistani police say gunmen in Baluchistan province have killed four members of the Hazara community, a Shi'ite minority group. Expressing his grief over the loss of life, Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri strongly condemned the attack and issued directives that all resources should be utilised to arrest the culprits and bring them to justice. Read More »

North Korea crisis can be solved with 'common sense', says President Putin

When asked about the new U.S. proposal, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at a news conference that China and the Security Council need to "take necessary measures". Indeed, China is especially disillusioned by the deployment of America's THAAD system to South Korea . Russian Federation has also criticized the move. Read More »

Senate passes hurricane aid plus debt limit, government funding extension


Then the Senate would attach a debt ceiling increase or suspension. Rep. Joe Barton released the following statement after voting against the Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. The Senate approved the measure on Thursday. "The advance of another historic storm now makes the need for action even more urgent". The three-month debt ceiling increase became an immediate point of contention with Republicans, who may want to raise the debt ceiling for longer since a ... Read More »

Russian and Japanese leaders 'decisively condemn' North Korean tests


On September 3, the North Korean Army carried out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test with a hydrogen bomb , which triggered a strong condemnation of the worldwide community and raised tensions in the region. China and Russian Federation were both expected to oppose further sanctions, the report said. USA defence secretary James Mattis said on Sunday in Washington that the U.S. Read More »

Moon, Abe Discuss Sanctions Against N.Korea

The Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) system already installed in the South has infuriated China, but the ministry said in a statement: "Four remaining launchers will soon be temporarily deployed through consultations between South Korea and the U.S. Read More »

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: 'No regrets over Philippe Coutinho omission'


Philippe Coutinho is in contention to make his return to the Liverpool team in their Champions League opener against Sevilla , Jurgen Klopp has said . An unfortunate (but correct) red card for Sadio Mane did not help the cause, but the Reds were steamrollered on Saturday and do need Coutinho back firing if they want to maintain ambitions of winning the league. Read More »

In London, thousands of people have protested against the Brexit


Lord Adonis, head of the National Infrastructure Commission, declared that "eight-year-olds have a better grasp of the power dynamics" of Brexit than Mr Davis, the secretary of state for exiting the European Union . Lawmakers are voting on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, which aims to convert some 12,000 EU laws and regulations into domestic statute when Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019. Read More »

North Korea crisis: Donald Trump says military action not 'first choice'


Mr. Xi said a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue could only be found through dialogue, CCTV reported. North Korea on Monday threatened to "inflict pain and suffering" on the U.S., after Washington pushed for new sanctions against Pyongyang for its sixth nuclear test in the UN Security Council, the state-media reported. Read More »

IRMA'S Wind: Max wind gusts across Florida


However, impacts will still be devastating in parts of the Southeast. For comparison, in the summer, the National Weather Service will issue a Severe T-storm Warning in our area if winds in a thunderstorm are expected to reach 58 miles per hour. Read More »

Putin: North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes


Some members of the ruling Democratic Party called to redeploy US tactical nukes on Thursday, as President Moon Jae-in struggles to find common ground between China and Russian Federation concerning an oil embargo on the Pyongyang regime in response to its latest nuclear test. Read More »

Moon, Abe vow to seek oil supply cut to punish N

Yonhap reported that the South Korean military conducted a drill on September 4, launching missiles into the Sea of Japan. For the sanctions to work, however, China must cooperate. Speaking at an economic forum, the Russian President said: "I am sure that things will not go as far as a large-scale conflict, especially with the use of weapons of mass destruction". Read More »

S. Korea, US deploy missile defence amid China protest


While Putin reiterated Moscow's opposition to new sanctions against North Korea , he told reporters he had assured South Korean President Moon Jae-in that Moscow condemns North Korea's nuclear test and thinks it "flagrantly violates" worldwide law. Read More »

Four more THAAD launchers ready for deployment in South Korea


The ministry said in a statement that the remaining THAAD launchers would be installed together with construction equipment and materials of the USA side within Thursday. THAAD is created to intercept incoming missiles at an altitude of 40-150 km. Protesters clashed with thousands of police at a South Korean village on Thursday as Seoul deployed the four remaining launchers of the US anti-missile THAAD system created to protect against mounting threats from North Korea. Read More »

Missing Chicago teen's body found in restaurant freezer


Saturday when they couldn't find her after a party. As per relatives and police, 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins left her home on the Near West Side for a gathering on the ninth floor of the inn around 11:30 p.m., and was later observed at the gathering in the early hours of Saturday morning. Read More »

Erdoğan meets Iran's Rouhani, Pakistani president in Astana


The Summit, which is the first ever meeting of heads of state and government devoted exclusively to science and technology, will set the stage for shaping the future of science and technology agenda, reaffirm the commitment of the leadership to science and technology at the highest level and identify priorities, targets and recommended actions for the Muslim countries in the field of science and technology for the next decade. Read More »

US Proposes UN Ban on Oil to North Korea, Asset Freeze


The 56-year-old revealed the pair's freakish friendship this morning and believes their connection could lead to peace with the United States. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said at an emergency council meeting earlier this week after North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear test that the Trump administration wants to put the resolution to a vote Monday. Read More »

Why China Will Ultimately Take North Korea's Side After The H-Bomb Test


The nuclear tests by North Korea have also prompted the US military to deploy the THAAD missile defense system on the Korean peninsula. "Saddam Hussein rejected the production of weapons of mass destruction, but even under that pretense, he was destroyed and members of his family were killed", Putin said . Read More »

USA calls Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions


South Korea's government said North Korea could potentially mark the 69th founding anniversary on Saturday with its third test of a developmental intercontinental ballistic missile. Even as Trump has insisted that now is not the time to talk to North Korea, senior members of his administration have made clear that the door to a diplomatic solution remains open, especially given the USA assessment that any pre-emptive strike would unleash massive North Korean retaliation. Read More »

Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing inside church


Three people, including a church elder, were injured after a knifeman went on a stabbing spree inside a church in Birmingham . Birmingham , the second largest city in the United Kingdom, is located in western central England. No injuries were life threatening. "At this time we are restricting hospital visits to family only and we will keep you updated as regularly as possible". Read More »

Sir Richard Branson reveals extent of damage caused by Hurricane Irma


Maarten, Leeward Islands after Hurricane Irma. Branson uploaded the video and images to social media on Monday morning (AEST), with buildings and vegetation on Necker Island significantly impacted by the historic weather event. The hurricane has swept across Puerto Rico killing at least three people and destroying infrastructure. Hardee County Sheriff's deputy Julie Ann Bridges was picking up supplies for a hurricane shelter when her patrol auto collided with Patrol Sergeant Joseph ... Read More »

Hidden life may thrive in caves beneath Antarctic glaciers


An global team including the Kiwis did the forensic analyses by collecting the soil samples from the caves. Near the cave mouths, we can find the light, and there are light filters deeper in the caves. Another scientist said that the DNA traces did not completely prove the existence of plants and animals in the Antarctica caves. And the latest discoveries from the new study signified that there might be some higher plants and animals present in those warm caves. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Made Worse by Climate Change, Scientists Say


Harvey dumped 27 trillion gallons of water-"enough to cover all of Manhattan a mile deep", noted Seth Borenstein of the Associated Press-and as much as 30 percent of it can be attributed to global warming, according to Kevin Trenberth , a senior scientist with the National Center for Atmospheric Research . Read More »

Lawsuit's Federal Bureau of Investigation evidence suggests Saudi Arabia funded 9/11 'dry run'


As per the legal documents accessed by The New York Times , the Saudi embassy funded the USA visit of two KSA nationals - Mohammed al-Qudhaeein and Hamdan al-Shalawi - in 1999. "Now, it makes flawless sense that there were elements within the Saudi government itself that were involved in the provision of the funding for this activity because of the fact that we do know that the Wahhabist movement has a great many sympathizers within the Saudi government", he said. Read More »

Hurricane Irma From Space


The lower the pressure the storm has, the stronger the storm tends to be. Incredibly, Barbuda is already under another hurricane watch: Jose, upgraded to a Category 2 on Thursday, is heading its way. Pollution began to wane in the 1980s due to regulations such as the Clean Air Act, allowing more of the Sun's rays to penetrate the ocean and provide warming fuel for storms. Read More »

Trump to go to Florida 'very soon'


The White House is expected to address questions about a bill that temporarily increases the country's debt ceiling as well as the latest on Hurricane Irma's path toward Florida in a news briefing Friday. Vice President Mike Pence and other Cabinet members also visited FEMA's headquarters Sunday afternoon. Trump said the USA was grieving for those who were killed by Irma even before she reached the US mainland. Read More »

FEMA chief says Irma path is 'worst-case scenario' for Florida Keys


Still a large hurricane, its tropical storm force winds extend out 415 miles (665 kilometers). The mammoth cyclone is hurling 130 winds - but even more unsafe may be the storm surges. "Shingles are coming off". As of Sunday afternoon, Irma made its second landfall on Marco Island, which is located on the southwest Florida coast, ABC News reports . Read More »

Modi To Address Students Convention Today


While talking to ANI, BJP national spokesperson Nalin Kohli said, "It's shocking and unfortunate that here is the Chief minister in a democracy that's Mamta Banerjee of West Bengal, who doesn't want the message of the Prime Minister of our India to the students and wants to block it". Read More »

Putin condemns North Korea test, says Trump 'not my bride'

During the third Eastern Economic Forum this week in Vladivostok, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, in his keynote speech, proposed expanding economic cooperation between South Korea and Russian Federation. On Monday, the South's military launched a volley of ballistic missiles simulating an attack on the North's nuclear test site. "Can't believe I'm agreeing with Vladimir Putin but I am - further sanctions on North Korea very unlikely to work", Graham said on Twitter. Read More »