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Qatar Emir Takes Nation's Case to the UN Amid Saudi-Led Embargo


Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani gave a speech during the United Nations General Assembly in NY, in which he harshly criticized the blockade against the insular Arab state. For more than 100 days Qatar has been subject to a Saudi-led boycott that shuttered Qatar's only land border, denied air space to its national airline and suspended maritime links. Read More »

United Nations has exhausted options on North Korea


Yet it was clearly aimed at China , which accounts for 85 percent of trade with North Korea , and is widely acknowledged as the sole country that is keeping Kim Jong Un afloat. " We have pretty much exhausted all the things that we could do at the Security Council at this point ", she said. Both China and Russian Federation have repeatedly called for a peaceful solution and talks to resolve the issue. Read More »

Baton Rouge Man Charged with Murder of Two 'Unarmed', 'Defenseless' Black Men


Police said shell casings from the shootings linked the two slayings and a auto belonging to Gleason fit the description of the vehicle police were looking for. The first occurred Tuesday night when 59-year-old Bruce Cofield, who was homeless, was shot to death. It's not clear if Gleason knew the family. He described Cofield as a smart man who had been homeless for at least a year. Read More »

United States ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said she would happily step aside for James Mattis. Haley who made the comments after a UN Security Council meeting, also informed that the United States and its allies will defend themselves against any attack by North Korea . Read More »

Tropical storm watch issued for parts of NY, NJ


Irma cleanup efforts will be disrupted. In fact, forecasters say not only is Maria likely to be a hurricane as it moves across the island chain, but it could become a major hurricane by mid-week. Jose is now a Category 1 hurricane , with sustained winds of 90 miles per hour. Jose barely remains a hurricane as it continues to to head toward New England. Read More »

Netanyahu: Trump Willing to 'Fix' Nuclear Deal

Last year the UNGA mainly focused on the Syrian refugee crisis but it seems like this year despite the importance of the refugee issues and post ISIS crisis, world leaders are having other priorities and agenda to pursue. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said that London strongly supports the 2015 nuclear deal , officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Read More »

Aston Martin Might Build Engines for Red Bull Racing


Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer has had an existing relationship with Red Bull since his time with Infiniti. He was clearly referring to Aston Martin. Aston's executive also revealed that he is closely monitoring F1's work on its future engine regulations, adding that the company could consider building its own power unit if costs and technology are scaled back. Read More »

Texas, 40 other states join coalition to investigate U.S. opioid epidemic


Nationwide and in Texas, prescription and illegal opioids are the main driver of drug overdose deaths. Healey said the expanded investigation is an "unprecedented effort" by law enforcement to dig into the sales and marketing of opioids, which officials say is often an addictive precursor into the deadly heroin and fentanyl trade. Read More »

Trump begins talks with Democrats about congressional help for DACA


Republicans love to call the estate tax "the death tax , " but the idea that family farms and small businesses are being routinely lost because of the estate tax is a myth. "The House will begin with the bill and we will continue to have work to do after the framework is laid out", Brady told reporters. And we will be able to compete with anybody. Read More »

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets with Bibi in NY


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in NY on Monday night. According to sources in the meeting who spoke to Ha'arez, the Egyptian president expressed optimism about the Trump administration's efforts to renew the "peace process", and reassured US Jews that Egypt was interested in helping. Read More »

Haley: Trump's 'fire and fury' comment 'not an idle threat'


While top US officials are increasingly saying they are happy to turn the problem over to US Defense Secretary James Mattis, the Pentagon has yet to explain clearly how the grave consequences that have always augured against a military solution have changed. Read More »

U.S. drops plan to let Turkish leader's guards buy guns


A total of 19 people, including 15 identified as Turkish security officials, were indicted last month by a grand jury in Washington in connection with the incident. "We urge Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government to abort the steps they have taken in that direction", Erdogan told the United Nations General Assembly. Read More »

Singapore will favour Ferrari/Red Bull, says Mercedes


As expected, Mercedes struggled to replicate its usual performance levels throughout qualifying in Singapore , which started with Red Bull seemingly in control. "There seems to be a certain pattern that some cars go better on the slow, twisty stuff". Whilst Verstappen remains a hugely talented string in the Red Bull bow, the Belgian still is yet to curb his rather erratic nature. Read More »

Hurricane Jose could bring strong winds, rain to Big Apple


The storm is not expected to make a direct impact on LI, but is forecast to deliver a passing blow. In these areas that extend from the Connecticut-Rhode Island border through DE, including Long Island and the New Jersey coast, tropical storm conditions are possible. Read More »

North Korea To Be 'Destroyed' If Behaviour Continues

The Blue House said Moon and Trump had strongly condemned the latest missile launch by North Korea , and agreed that the two nations would work with the global community to implement the latest UN Security Council's resolution 2375, Park said. Read More »

Energy investment company bails on KPMG over reputational risk


Sasfin has dropped KPMG as its JSE sponsor as well as its auditor after 18 years over concerns about good governance following the Gupta saga and the Sars "rogue unit" report. Zuma and the Guptas deny wrongdoing and say they are victims of a politically motivated witch-hunt. KPMG has withdrawn the report on which Moyane relied to lay criminal charges against Gordhan. Read More »

Texas Woman Shoots, Kills And Dismembers Sleeping Boyfriend


That's not a normal mind. Additionally, they said Sutton acted as though everything was fine in the days after she allegedly murdered Coleman. "She played the role of an innocent person". A third party tipped authorities off after Sutton allegedly spoke openly about the crime to others. "He was a unique guy". "It's a first for every one of my detectives to be honest with you". Read More »

Heavy rain lashes city, BMC on alert


Mumbai received an average of 58.74mm of rainfall, whereas the eastern suburbs received 62.45mm, and western suburbs received 92.21mm. Heavy rains coupled with thunder and lightning lashed the metropolis this afternoon, slowing down movement of vehicular traffic and suburban trains, and bringing back memories of torrential downpour late last month when the financial capital came to a standstill. Read More »

Maria intensifies into a monster Category 5 hurricane


Maria is expected to continue to gain strength and could become a major hurricane within the next couple of days. In Dominica, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said his roof had been blown off, his house was flooding and he was "at the complete mercy of the hurricane". Read More »

Spicer Regrets Berating Reporters Over Inaugural Crowd


A lot of people didn't think so - and the idea that " normalizing " Sean Spicer so soon after his turn as a press-bashing Trump stand-in was too much for many. In an interview with The New York Times published on Monday, the former press secretary said he regretted berating reporters who pressed him about his assertions about the crowd. Read More »

Rep. Grijalva arrested outside of Trump Tower


The Tucson area legislator was involved in a march protesting President Donald Trumps plans to end DACA, the order from then-President Obama protecting from deportation undocumented people who were brought to the US when they were too young to have decided on their own to come to this country. Read More »

Total Buys GreenFlex, 23% Indirect Stake in EREN Renewable Energy


GreenFlex "combines data intelligence, equipment management and financing to help clients manage their energy consumption efficiently", Total said in a statement . "Total aims to make GreenFlex the linchpin of its growth in the energy efficiency industry in Europe". It has global installed gross capacity of 650 megawatts in operation or under construction. Read More »

Grenfell Tower investigation can consider individual as well as corporate manslaughter cases

Home to a poor, multi-ethnic community within one of London's richest boroughs, Grenfell Tower was gutted by the blaze which rapidly engulfed the whole building in the middle of the night on June 14. Police are also investigating cases involving people who falsely claimed money after the fire and possible thefts from flats on the lower levels of the tower while it was under 24-hour security. Read More »

UN, South Korea vow for peaceful settlement of North Korean issue


Saying that the United Nations sanctions could have "crippling effects" on the North Korean economy if "effectively implemented", Mr. Ascione also warned there was "no guarantee that Kim Jong-un will capitulate given the country's historical national mentality of facing threats in all sides". Read More »

German First World War submarine wreck discovered with 23 crewmen still onboard


Carl Decaluew said. The submarine hatches are closed, which indicates that the vessel has never been discovered before and that the crew of 22 sailors and one commander remain onboard. Decaluwe said the U-boat was found by researchers. The North Seas minister of Belgium told Reuters he would try to get the area designated as a heritage site. Read More »

U.S. and China commit to 'maximising pressure' on North Korea

The U.S. and South Korea are technically still at war with North Korea because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty. The city of Seoul, South Korea, home to 25 million, is well within artillery range of the North, which would likely use conventional artillery munitions and chemical weapons. Read More »

Trump Calls for Additional Steps to Restore Democracy to Venezuela


In his speech, Trump called the situation in Venezuela "completely unacceptable" and called for help so the country's people can "regain their freedom, recover their country and restore their democracy". Trump thanked the Latin American leaders for providing "vital support to the Venezuelan people". In addition to President Temer, the presidents of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos , and Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, as well as the Vice President of Argentina, Gabriela Michetti attended the dinner. Read More »

Europe's destiny could be determined by German election


Centre-right incumbent Angela Merkel is the favourite to win the top job. Many have previously suggested Mrs Merkel cold help secure a good Brexit deal for Britain and the European Union if she is elected. It's telling that the main speculation ahead of the election doesn't surround the putative victor, but rather the potential coalitions Merkel could form. Read More »

Hospital Removes Nurses That Called Newborns 'Mini Satans'


According to the post, the "nurse" and a friend made the baby dance to music. Both Snaps later went viral on the internet, thanks in part to a Facebook post originally created by one of Thompson's high school classmates condemning the nurses' actions. Read More »

U.S. mulls shooting down North Korean missiles that don't pose direct threat

The latest resolution, adopted in response to North Korea's sixth nuclear test on September 3, places for the first time a cap on oil supplies to the country. He said "a security guarantee other than the nuclear bomb" is needed for North Korea and pointed to Cold War detente as an example. The official Xinhua news agency said the joint exercises will take place between Peter the Great Bay, just outside of the Russian far eastern port of Vladivostok, not far from the Russia-North Korea ... Read More »

British Scientist`s admit that they have got the climate change model wrong

Trump said the United States would exit the agreement in 2020 because it favors other nations over America and hurts the ability of American companies to create jobs. The change in the rating of China's climate commitment from "medium" in the old rating system, to "highly insufficient" in the new system reflects some significant underlying developments. Read More »