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Tillerson: US Secretary of State has no plans to resign


The secretary of state defended Trump's blunt rhetoric in his speech to the U.N. General Assembly in NY on Tuesday, in which the president threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the United States is "forced to defend itself or its allies", prompting astonished gasps from some in the audience. Read More »

Dialogue still the way forward on North Korea: Chinese, Russian foreign ministers


In his first address to the world gathering on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy North Korea ", derided leader Kim Yong-un as "Rocket Man" and said he was on a "suicide mission". He condemned what he called "a very risky confrontation spiral around DPRK", the acronym for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and alluded to Trump's rhetoric about the rising nuclear threat from Pyongyang. Read More »

Syria opposition activist, daughter found dead in Istanbul


Homicide officers are now investigating the deaths. Two Syrian journalists from the city of Raqa who were opposed to the Islamic State (IS) extremist group and were found beheaded in southern Turkey in 2015. In a Facebook post , her sister, Shaza Barakat, accused the Syrian government of being behind the murder. "Arouba wrote headlines in the first page and she pursued criminals and exposed them". Read More »

What does Pres. Trump's UN speech mean for Venezuela?

It was negotiated during the administration of his predecessor, Barack Obama . Iran expert Sanam Vakil, an associate fellow with the UK's Chatham House, said that Rouhani was playing to both the global and domestic audience. Netanyahu ended his speech by wishing everyone a "shana tova" - happy new year in Hebrew - ahead of Rosh Hashanah, which begins Wednesday evening. Read More »

Myanmar tries to reassure the world over refugee crisis


Myanmar's military has been accused of engaging in a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing " by a top United Nations human rights official, which according to the Guardian has a verified Facebook page with 2.6m followers. Since taking office in 2014, Modi's government has issued orders stating that no Hindu or member of another minority from Pakistan or Bangladesh would be considered an illegal immigrant even if they entered the country without valid documents on or before December ... Read More »

Sam Bradford won't play for Vikings Sunday


The knee bothered Sam Bradford so much that he was unable to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers in week 2. In 2015, he was 14-for-17 for 234 yards and two scores (a 158.0 QB rating) and past year, he was 14-for-26 for 190 and two touchdowns with an interception. Read More »

Iranian president: Trump's United Nations comments 'ignorant, absurd'


General Assembly. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said last week that he was aware of the direction Trump was leaning, but "that could change", he said He also would not specify what he knew of Trump's thinking but added that "we are definitely preparing" in Congress for the aftermath of that decision. Read More »

French labor reform decrees signed by President Emmanuel Macron


Macron was speaking in NY on the sidelines of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly , while ministers from Iran and the six world powers that had signed the accord met to discuss it. He gave no examples but appeared to be pointing to growing nationalism in the United States and some European countries. The underlying theme of Mr Macron's speech was that multilateralism must battle to succeed over those who forget history and seek their own interests. Read More »

Brendan Rodgers should throw in Anthony Ralston against Rangers

Rangers have struggled to find any kind of rhythm whilst Celtic are their usual imperious self. He expects both sides to score with the visitors winning 3-1, while also tipping forward Scott Sinclair to grab the first goal. We just try to play our own game. Things get underway at 12pm. YOU can watch the game on Sky Sports Main Event, with coverage starting at 11.30am. Read More »

Drew Peterson Conviction Upheld by Illinois Court


Peterson was sentenced to 38 years for this murder, and an additional 40 years for plotting to kill the prosecutor on the case according to NBC Chicago . IL passed a gossip law in 2008 custom-made to Drew Peterson's case, named "Drew's Law", which helped with making a portion of the proof acceptable. Drew Peterson remains a suspect in her vanishing, however he has never been charged. Read More »

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Dems urge Trump to make appointments amid North Korea crisis


The warnings came a day after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to continue the weapons programs, saying his country is nearing its goal of "equilibrium" in military force with the United States. "After seeing your capabilities and commitment here today, I am more confident than ever that our options in addressing this threat are both effective and overwhelming", Trump said inside an airplane hanger, surrounded by U.S. Read More »

Scaramucci Takes Revenge on White House Staffers on 'The View'


Scaramucci elaborated further on his feelings about Bannon ( whose own White House departure was confirmed on August 18), saying he had both positive and negative qualities. White nationalism holds that white people should maintain a distinctly white national identity, and Bannon has called those who espouse the ideology "losers". Read More »

European Union agrees on new sanctions against North Korea


Chinese banks have come under scrutiny for their role as a conduit for funds flowing to and from China's increasingly isolated neighbour. "Director-General Choe is scheduled to visit Moscow late next week to hold talks with Oleg Burmistrov, Russia's ambassador-at-large", the source said, referring to Choe Son-hui, director-general of the North American department at North Korea's foreign ministry. Read More »

Iraqi forces begin operation to retake town from Islamic State group


The mainly Sunni Arab enclave, which was bypassed by government forces in their advance north to Mosul last year, has been a bastion of insurgency ever since the first year of the US-led occupation in 2003. Tensions have risen in the area recently as Kurdish leaders are pressing ahead with the referendum, a move dismissed by the central government as illegal and destabilizing to the country. Read More »

Trump says 'madman' Kim will be 'tested like never before'


The president called the leader a " rocket man. on a suicide mission ", and warned that he would "totally destroy" North Korea if the country carried out threats of military action against the US or its allies. Whatever Trump might have expected he will face results beyond his expectation. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said there were questions whether North Korea had the capabilities to conduct such a test but declined to specify how the United States would ... Read More »

Bernie Sanders Sets His Sights On The Foreign Policy Establishment


At the heart of his speech was the argument that the divide between domestic and foreign policy is not only artificial, but also counterproductive. Sanders's idea of government-provided health insurance for all Americans was viewed as a pipe dream even by the Democrats' last presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, and he received no support from his colleagues when he introduced a similar bill in 2013. Read More »

North Korea owes NYC $156000 for unpaid parking tickets


Whenever we have a ticket, we pay. When it comes to unpaid parking tickets in New York City , North Korea is definitely not the worst offender - Syria owes $362,550, China $398,736 and Russian Federation $104,231. That's about $270,000 in the United States. The investigation revealed that North Korea is not the only country who has accumulated the debt in parking tickets . Read More »

Fall equinox arrives, summer stays


While most people don't celebrate the equinox as a holiday, it does represent an important time for Druids and Pagans. The word equinox is Latin for "equal night". The meteorological fall started on September 1. A collection of new-age, spiritual types will have spent the morning at Stonehenge, where they will watch the sun rise on a new season. Read More »

China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea


Chinese banks have come under scrutiny for their role as a conduit for funds flowing to and from China's increasingly isolated neighbour. The bloc has agreed a new package of measures, including a ban on investments in North Korea and on European Union exports of oil, the sources said on condition of anonymity. Read More »

White tiger dies after fight with Bengal tigers in Bengaluru zoo


According to an NDTV report, the white tigers, a pigmented variation of the Royal Bengal tiger, were set upon by two other tigers when the gate between their enclosures was left open at the tiger safari. Now we have replaced them with our contract employees who have 15 to 20 years of experience in working with the safari and zoo operations. The tiger was born on January 24, 2008 at the BBP. Read More »

North Korean offical says H. bomb possible in Pacific

The crisis dominated the Trump's debut at this week's annual U.N. General Assembly meeting. "Now that Trump has denied the existence of, and insulted me and my country in front of the eyes of the world .we will consider with seriousness exercising of a corresponding, highest level of hardline countermeasure in history", Kim said. Read More »

Japan prepared to face North Korean H-bomb threat


He said, it "will cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea's efforts to develop the deadliest weapons known to humankind". A frightened dog barks louder. Raising concern over the North Korean missile-tests, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi had said that negotiations is the only way to find out the solution and urged the ruling Democratic People's Republic of the Korean Government to not go further in "dangerous direction". Read More »

Honeypreet Insan still missing three days after the release of 'Wanted' list


Gurdas Singh Toor told India Today that Gurmeet Ram Rahim was jealous of other men and never allowed them to speak or mingle with the women followers in the controversial Dera . "The Haryana police came for their investigation". She even accompanied Ram Rahim in the government helicopter from Panchkula to Rohtak after he was convicted in the rape cases and was being shifted to the prison near Rohtak. Read More »

Trump's new travel ban expected to be released


The Trump administration will unveil stricter more tailored travel restrictions from select countries, replacing the controversial travel ban just weeks before the U.S. Later, the US Supreme Court following a petition filed by Trump administration against the lower court's ruling revived the ban with a limited scope, allowing entry to those who have credible "bona fide relationship" with a US person or entity. Read More »

Trump administration revokes Obama-era rules for colleges to investigate sex assaults


Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday withdrew a set of rules enacted by the Obama administration on the way colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault on campus, replacing them with interim guidance . DeVos said earlier this month that a new direction was needed to balance rights of victims and the accused. That lighter standard, DeVos has suggested, is unfair to students accused of sexual assault. Read More »

Sushma meets US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson


Without citing Pakistan's name, Sushma said terrorism continue to find support and shelter in countries which use it as an instrument of state policy. "We did announce at the IBSA Foreign Ministry meeting that India will be hosting the sixth IBSA summit in 2018", Kumar said. This was the first stand-alone meeting between Swaraj and Tillerson. Read More »

Students Protest James Comey at Howard University Convocation


As Comey took the stage, scores of students stood and sang " We Shall Not Be Moved ", and later chanted phrases, like "Get out James Comey , you're not our homey" and " No justice, no peace ". "Sometimes they will pause briefly before telling you you're an idiot". He was hired by Howard to give five lectures on several topics, which have yet to be announced . Read More »

Iran: 'We Will Strengthen Our Missile Capabilities'

Bernie Sanders has called on Congress to protect the Iran nuclear deal , days after Donald Trump labelled the agreement "one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into". Iran says it has the right to nuclear energy and insists its nuclear programme is for peaceful purposes only. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke during the 2017 gathering of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, attacking the speeches delivered by Israeli Prime ... Read More »

Trump hits back, saying Kim 'will be tested like never before'

In a statement issued by North Korean state-run agency KCNA on Friday, Kim said he "will consider with seriousness exercising of a corresponding highest level of hardline countermeasure in history ", while promising that the USA will " pay dearly " for Trump's remarks at the UN General Assembly. Read More »