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Dollar falls to around ¥112 in Tokyo on North Korea threat


SIPRI says that as of January 2017 the United States, Russia, Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea together had about 14,935 nuclear weapons, down from 15,395 a year earlier. "As a matter of principle", he continued, "China has always been committed to implementing UN Security Council resolutions and fulfilling our worldwide obligations". Read More »

Frantic rescue efforts continue at Mexican school


The canine, who is now popular on social media, was also deployed two weeks before another natural disaster hit the state of Oaxaca in Mexico. Hope noted "something similar happened in 1985", referring to the magnitude 8.0 quake that killed 9,500 people. Read More »

Collier County schools propose hurricane makeup days


The Bibb district decided to make up two days, rather than just one, to ensure that students receive enough instruction time and preparation for assessments and don't miss out on learning opportunities, Chief of Staff Keith Simmons said. Schools will be closed for fall break the following week, October 9-13. "Extending the school day with this schedule is the least disruptive for all parties". Read More »

Mexican Navy says adult, not child trapped in school after quake


The 7.1 magnitude quake was centered about 100 miles from Mexico City , but caused about 45 buildings in the capital to collapse. The death toll was at least 273, officials said. Rescue workers and volunteers were cheering, grateful to have been fed. They have begun to exchange information with a network of national and worldwide aid groups and are carrying out assessments of damage to determine Oxfam's response with more information expected in the coming days. Read More »

N. Korea says Chinese state media kowtows to US

South Korea and the USA say the high-tech missile-defence system called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) is needed to defend against the threat of North Korea . The United Nations Security Council recently approved a new sanctions resolution to punish the rogue North Korean regime for its earlier test of a suspected staged thermonuclear weapon, which the North intends to mount on its intercontinental ballistic missile. Read More »

North Korea testing H-bomb would be 'crazy' says Barnaby Joyce


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un responded by calling President Trump a "mentally deranged dotard " and threatened to "tame (Trump) with fire" for his comments. He stressed that the sanctions were targeting "only one country, and that country is North Korea ". North Korea's textiles, fishing, information technology, and manufacturing industries are among those the USA could target, Mr Trump said . Read More »

Philippines Pres. prepared to kill his son


President Rodrigo Duterte has revealed that the government is tracing the source of the terror funds and weapons acquired by the Maute group to stage a rebellion in Marawi . Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella urged the Filipino people who will be joining the nationwide protests to refrain from causing public inconvenience as they indulge in "healthy exercise of democracy". Read More »

Donald Trump signs executive order targeting North Korea's trading partners

China's Big Four state-owned banks have stopped providing financial services to new North Korean clients, Reuters reported last week, with some measures beginning as early as the end of previous year. "We must prevent the goods, funds, people, and technology necessary for nuclear and missile development from heading to North Korea", he said. In his maiden address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump said that no nation on Earth has an interest in seeing "this band of criminals" arm ... Read More »

India raises infiltration issue along LoC with Pak at DGMO level meet


In a strong reply to Pakistan's statement at the 36th Human Rights Council Sessions, Indian Foreign Service (IFS) Officer Dr. Vishnu Reddy said Pakistan has been the face of global terrorism. India then stressed that it was Pakistan that had provoked Indian soldiers by firing from across the border. On Friday morning, the troops exchanged fire in the Samba sector. Read More »

Security Council has run out of options concerning North Korea


Haley's remarks came after she attended a ministerial meeting hosted by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Myanmar on the sidelines of the U.N. The country said it was formulating plans to annihilate Guam, a Pacific island that hosts a significant United States military presence, and has fired multiple missiles over Japan. Read More »

Bengal panel to bat for Rohingyas in Supreme Court


An estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims , including the petitioners, live in India and are registered with the United Nations refugee agency in India. Most Rohingya villages in Rathedaung, to the north, were targeted. The boat was bound for the violence-hit north, where a military campaign sparked by militant attacks has forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee the country. Read More »

6 civilians killed by BSF on Peace Day at LOC: DG ISPR


Six innocent civilians were martyred in Indian unprovoked firing along the Working Boundary in Chappar, Harpal and Charwah Sector. The Indian DGMO also pointed out that the trend of infiltration alone the LoC continued with the active support of Pakistan forward posts which impacted peace. Read More »

Russian Federation slams Trump over Iran nuclear deal comments

In his United Nations speech, Trump also made harsh comments about North Korea, threatening to "totally destroy" the country if it needed to. China and Russian Federation - both permanent members of the UN Security Council - voted for the new sanctions against North Korea last week, but they are both against tough measures that will topple Kim Jong-un's regime and agreed to cooperate over the matter. Read More »

Trump 'deranged', says Kim as NKorea hints at Pacific H-bomb


Trump's most senior cabinet members have joined him in NY for the United Nations meeting and a week of high-stakes diplomacy, and were on hand to reinforce his message. China is North Korea's closest ally and largest trading partner. But it also fears the consequences if the regime collapses, such as an exodus of refugees or a US-allied reunited Korea on its border. Read More »

Iranian president denounces Trump for 'ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric'

He later conceded that reports from the United Nations nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, "continue to confirm that Iran is in technical compliance with the agreement". The ballistic missile, which has a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles), is capable of carrying multiple warheads, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, a senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division, told reporters. Read More »

Veterans, leaders urge United States to withdraw from Iran deal

And, he stressed the United States will take a strong stance regarding threats such as North Korea and Iran . He promised to crush "loser terrorists". Even worse, pulling punches about the many outlandish elements of Trump's approach means throwing out every standard we have upheld about how USA presidents should behave. Read More »

Suspect, 18, charged with Parsons Green terror attack


Hassan was arrested in Dover, Kent, at approximately 07:50hrs on Saturday, 16 September. He will appear before Westminster magistrates court on Friday afternoon, accused of attempting to murder passengers on the packed tube train and causing an explosion likely to kill or maim. Read More »

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Meets with US President Donald Trump

These measures should include "one to better control ballistic missiles and ballistic activities" and another to prolong the agreement beyond 2025, when limits on Iran's nuclear enrichment will start to expire. Tillerson said that "sunset provision" was "the most glaring flaw" and drew a parallel with North Korea where an agreement on dismantling its nuclear program collapsed in 2002. Read More »

Trump says he won't impose United States values overseas

However, "we must also speak the truth about Iran, as President Trump did so powerfully this morning", the Israeli leader asserted, noting the world's focus on the North Korean threat in recent months. They advocate a combination of public pressure, gradually increased sanctions and a reminder of the military option to convince Iran to agree to additional monitoring and safeguards. Read More »

Iran Unveils New Multiple Warhead Ballistic Missile


Iran on Friday unveiled a new type of ballistic missile during a military march, with a 2000-km range and capable of carrying several warheads. According to him, the missile will be delivered to the air defense system of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Read More »

Bands From Tropical Storm Jose Nearing New England Coast


Wednesday night through Thursday , portions of coastal southeast New England may see bands of rain, possibly heavy at times. Tropical Storm Jose will remain well off the East Coast of the United States but will still produce a combination of coastal flooding, high surf, tropical-storm-force winds and rainfall, particularly in far southeastern New England. Read More »

Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Buy"


It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Therefore 54% are positive. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, May 9 with "Equal-Weight". Therefore 94% are positive. Martin Midstream Partners LP had 11 analyst reports since September 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Also, major shareholder Arclight Capital Partners, Llc sold 20,526 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. Read More »

Insurance industry leaders denounce GOP's new proposed health care bill


SHAPIRO: How does this bill compare to the other three that we've seen this year from Republicans? It would also eliminate the federal subsidies now given to people to help them purchase insurance on the individual market, and it would enable states to obtain waivers to allow insurers to charge people with pre-existing conditions more money. Read More »

United Nations options exhausted on Korean Peninsula issue: Haley


Ms. Haley added that, "None of us want war". North Korea will be high on the agenda during the U.N. General Assembly session in NY this coming week. For his part, Trump tweeted Sunday morning that he spoke with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and in the tweet referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as "Rocket Man". Read More »

Chinese Foreign Minister Warns Against N. Korea at UN

China's central bank has reportedly ordered the country's other banks to stop conducting business with North Korea. The document asked banks to fully implement United Nations sanctions against North Korea and warned of economic losses and reputational risks to banks that did not do so. Read More »

Esure Group PLC's (ESUR) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital


The stock increased 0.20% or $0.07 on September 21, reaching $34.24. About 56,363 shares traded. It has underperformed by 1.20% the S&P500. Sentinel Lba reported 12,500 shares stake. Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp holds 2.27% or 839,366 shares. United Kingdom-based Lmr Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.09% in DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS). Read More »

Khoza on why she left the ANC


Dlamini-Zuma's move to Parliament has sparked rumours of another reshuffle of the national executive to accommodate her in President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet. Meanwhile, ANC presidential hopeful and Housing Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu expressed regret at Khoza's decision last night in a conversation with eNCA's Vuyo Mvoko, saying she missed an opportunity to have a conversation with her in a bid to persuade her to stay within the party. Read More »

BJP To Field Swarn Singh Salariya From Vinod Khanna's Gurdaspur Seat


In 1999, he was re-elected to the Lok Sabha from the same constituency. Gandhi met Amarinder Singh, Jakhar and Pratap Singh Bajwa earlier. Her name being dropped for the list came as a shock to several senior BJP leaders in the state and might even cause a rift in the party cadres, said a BJP leader from Pathankot. Read More »